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Practical and Scalable Semantic Systems

1st International Workshop collocated with ISWC 2003.

Agenda (9:15 - 18:00)

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.	Opening Remarks					

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.	Storing RDF (Chair: Stefan Decker)					
	3store: Efficient Bulk RDF Storage					
	Stephen Harris and Nicholas Gibbins, University of Southhampton, UK					
	Storage Tuning for Large RDF Datasets					
	Luping Ding, Kevin Wilkinson, Craig Sayers and Harumi Kuno, HP Labs, Palo Alto, US					
	Prolog-based Infrastructure for RDF: Scalability and Performance					
	Jan Wielemaker, Guus Schreiber and Bob Wielinga, University of Amsterdam, NL					
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.	Coffee Break					
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.	Ontology Implementations (Chair: Raphael Volz)					
	Scalable Ontology Implementation Based On knOWLer					
	Iulian Ciorascu, Claudia Ciorascu and Kilian Stoffel, University of Neuchatel, CH					
	Inferencing and Truth Maintenance in RDF Schema					
	Jeen Broekstra and Arjohn Kampman, Aidministrator, NL					
	Extending Classical Theorem Proving for the Semantic Web					
	Tanel Tammet, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia					
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.	Lunch on the pool deck					
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.	Invited Talk					
	Representing Contextualized Data using Semantic Web Tools					
	Robert MacGregor,Information Sciences Institute (ISI) - USC, USA					

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.	Coffee Break					
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.	Poster Presentation and break out group discussion 					
	Each poster serves as a basis for discussion in thematic					
	break out groups. Each Break Out Group is asked to give a 10 Min.					
	report of its discussion to the general audience at the end of the workshop					
	Break Out Group: Storing RDF					
	DLDB: Extending Relational Databases to Support Semantic Web Queries					
	Zhengxiang Pan and Jeff Heflin, Lehigh University, USA					
	Break Out Group: Benchmarking					
	Towards a benchmark suite for ontology engineering platforms					
	Oscar Corcho, Raul Garcia-Castro, Asuncion Gomez-Perez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain					
	Break Out Group: Inferencing					
	Incremental Maintenance of dynamic Datalog programs					
	Raphael Volz, Steffen Staab and Boris Motik, University of Karlsruhe, Germany					
5:30 - 6:00 p.m.	Summaries from Break-Out Groups					
7:00 p.m. - open end	Workshop Dinner
	Collocated with Conference Reception on the pool deck