Linked open government data

This is the first CfP for the IEEE Intelligent Systems Special Issue on ‘Linked Open Government Data’ [1] with a submission deadline on 1 September 2011.


1 Interoperable and meaningful LOGD representation

+ Space management of uniform resource identifiers and identifiers
+ Catalogs and registries for LOGD datasets
+ Ontologies, vocabularies, and semantic annotation for large and/or dynamic LOGD data
+ Vocabulary management for LOGD metadata reuses and specializations
+ Context, provenance, quality, uncertainty, and trustworthiness of LOGD

2 Scalable semantic data management and processing for LOGD

+ Smart integration with legacy systems, barriers, formats
+ Extensible infrastructure for collaborative LOGD data management and processing
+ Smart link generation, learning, validation, and reasoning
+ Scalable LOGD data discovery, access, query, and search
+ Persistence, version freshness, and obsolescence of LOGD

3 LOGD deployment and society

+ Deployment cost and benefits
+ Transparency vs. privacy
+ Free, open data vs. business models
+ License, policy, and legal issues
+ Community engagement, best practices, and lessons learned

4 Innovative and intelligent LOGD consumption

+ User interaction models: cost reduction and usability improvements
+ Social LOGD mashups: personalization, collaboration, and trust
+ Mobile applications and “mGovernment”
+ Intelligent web applications using LOGD as a data source
+ Use-cases for scientific discovery, business analysis, and administrative decision making

Guest Editors

+ Vassilios Peristeras, European Commission, Directorate-General for Informatics, Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (ISA) Unit, Belgium
+ Michael Hausenblas, Linked Data Research Centre, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
+ Li Ding, Tetherless World Constellation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

For submission details and further questions, please visit [1].



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