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Onto4FAIR Workshop at FOIS 2023
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2nd Workshop on Ontologies for FAIR and FAIR Ontologies (Onto4FAIR), in conjunction with FOIS 2023, Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada, July, 2023
This is a twin workshop proposal at both FOIS 2023 and Semantics 2023 conferences. The primary aim is to bring the gap between the scientific and the practitioner/industry sides, respectively, where we would take the greatest and latest advances in the state of the art to industry and bring back the practitioners’ needs and challenges to the scientific community of figure out a solution.
For more details please check the website: https://onto4fair.github.io
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Presentation
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Making the resources produced by researchers fully reusable and understood requires specific efforts. The Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) principles were elaborated to address these issues, describing a set of requirements for resource reusability and interoperability. These principles have been gaining increasing attention in a range of different areas and applications. One the one hand, a key aspect is the ability of properly and semantically describing resources, in particular with the help of ontologies. On the other hand, ontologies themselves have to be compliant with the FAIR principles.
The workshop has the following main goals: (i) to bring together leaders from academia, industry and user institutions to discuss the adoption of FAIR principles in research and real-world requirements. (ii) to serve to inform about existing research efforts that may meet their requirements. (iii) to investigate how the FAIR principles are supported by the use of ontologies that ideally are themselves FAIR. (iv) to discuss the challenges and perspectives in adopting FAIR principles.
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Workshop topics
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The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
– schemes, ontologies and vocabulaires for FAIR data and metadata;
– domain and cross-domain ontologies for FAIR data;
– making vocabularies and ontologies FAIR;
– alignment of schemes, vocabulaires and ontologies for FAIR;
– data management for FAIR data;
– best practices for implementing the FAIR principles;
– FAIRification process and use cases;
– metrics for FAIRness assessment;
– provenance in FAIR environments;
– FAIR principles and open science;
– FAIR principles and linked open data;
– FAIR in industry, scientific communities (life science, digital humanities, health, smart cities, etc.).
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Important dates
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– Workshop paper submission: May 24, 2023
– Author notification: June 20, 2023
– Camera-ready version: June 30, 2023 (strict)
– Workshop: July 17-19, 2023
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Submissions
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– Regular papers: 10-14 pages (including references)
– Short papers: 5-9 pages (including references)
Submissions must be in PDF, formatted in CEUR-ART, 1-column style conference proceedings. A Overleaf template is available (https://www.overleaf.com/project/5e76702c4acae70001d3bc87). We strongly encourage authors to use Latex.
Please submit your contribution on EasyChair at the following link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fois2023. Papers have to be submitted to the track Workshop on FAIR Ontologies and Ontologies for FAIR.
The proceedings will be made available through CEUR within the IAOA’s series.
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Workshop Chairs
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– Cassia Trojahn, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France
– Luiz Olavo Bonino da Silva Santos, University of Twente and Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
– Giancarlo Guizzardi, University of Twente, the Netherlands
– Clement Jonquet, French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, Mathematics, Informatics and STatistics for Environment and Agronomy research unit, Montpellier, France
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Program Committee
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Joao Paulo Almeida, Federal University of Espirito Santo
Emna Amdouni, Université de Lyon 2
Sophie Aubin, INRAE
Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, IRIT CNRS
Maria Luiza Campos, PPGI – IM/NCE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
María Poveda-Villalón, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Tiago Prince Sales, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Best regards
Cassia Trojahn