venerdì 29 agosto 2014

Submissions are open, registration are open, updates on the program!

Submissions to SWAT4LS 2014 are now open, and registrations will open in the morning of September 1st.
Stefan Decker, director at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, will join the current lineup of keynotes.
The preliminary list of tutorials now covers ontologies for HL7, natural language interfaces for the Linked-Data, rule systems, EMBL-EBI RDF resources and relational/rdf integration via ontop.

martedì 22 luglio 2014

First keynotes confirmed at SWAT4LS 2014

We have confirmed the first keynotes for SWAT4LS 2014. They will be Andre Dekker , from MAASTRO clinic, NL and Maryann Martone, from UCSD, USA. 

lunedì 16 giugno 2014

Announcing SWAT4LS 2014

SWAT4LS 2014 will be held this year in Berlin, with the following agenda:
Dec. 9th:   Tutorials
Dec. 10th: Workshop
Dec. 11th: Hackathon

Key dates:Submission opening: June 30th, 2014
Expression of interest for tutorials: August 5th, 2014
Papers submission (abstracts): September 7th, 2014

Papers submission deadline (full text): September 15th, 2014
Posters and demos submission deadline: September 30th, 2014
Communication of acceptance: October 27th, 2014 
Camera ready paper: November 18, 2014

A detailed CfP is available at

martedì 22 aprile 2014

SWAT4LS Updates

We are working on the 2014 edition of SWAT4LS. We have still to finalize the venue, but we are working on having the event in Rome, betweeen mid November and mid December.
On another from, the call for the Journal of Biomedical Semantics SWAT4LS thematic series is now open. Participants who presented in Edinburgh are being offered a discount of 20% of publication fees from BMC. The deadline for this call is May 31st.

venerdì 7 febbraio 2014

A few interviews to keynotes, presenters and participants at SWAT4LS 2013

A few video interviews to keynotes, presenters and participants at SWAT4LS 2013 have been poster on the website.

lunedì 13 gennaio 2014

Proceedings of SWAT4LS 2013 are out

Proceedings of SWAT4LS 2013 have been published on CEUR at

lunedì 16 dicembre 2013

Announcing best papers awards

Here are the winner of the best papers award at the the sixth edition of SWAT4LS, held on Dec. 10th 3013 in Edinburgh.

The best paper (voted by the public) was:

Computing Identity Co-Reference Across Drug Discovery Datasets
Christian Y. A. Brenninkmeijer, Ian Dunlop, Carole Goble, Alasdair J. G. Gray, Steve Pettifer and Robert Stevens.
Presented by Alasdair J.G. Gray
It will be offered the possibility to publish a paper free of charge in the BMC Journal of Biomedical Semantics. It will be offered also a free license to Knowledge Explorer by IO-Informatics.

The second best paper was:
Nanopublications for exposing experimental data in the life-sciences: a Huntington’s Disease case study
Eleni Mina, Mark Thompson, Rajaram Kaliyaperumal, Jun Zhao, Kristina Hettne, Erik Schultes and Marco Roos.
Presented by Eelke van der Horst
It will be offered a free license to Knowledge Explorer by IO-Informatics.