4th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM`2010) (KSEM 2010)

Venue: Belfast

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 01, 2010 End Date/Time: Sep 03, 2010
Registration Date: Jun 01, 2010
Early Registration Date: May 01, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Mar 30, 2010
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4th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM`2010)

1-3 September 2010, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK


*Important dates

Paper submission: 30 March, 2010

Author notification: 15 May, 2010

Camera-ready: 30 May, 2010

Early registration: 30 May, 2010

Call for special sessions: 25 January 2010

*Invited speakers (confirmed)

Anthony Cohn (University of Leeds, UK)

Ian Horrocks (Oxford University, UK)

Thierry Denoeux (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France)


KSEM is an international conference for research on knowledge science, engineering and management, which attracts high quality,

state-of-the-art research papers from all over the world. The conference provides a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers

to present original work, to share their views, to exchange ideas and to develop new insights into KSEM-related areas.

KSEM2010 will be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and is the fourth in the conference series, following three successful

events in Guilin, China (KSEM'06), Melbourne, Australia (KSEM'07) and Vienna, Austria (KSEM’09). You are invited to submit papers that are

original and not yet published. The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

*Knowledge science

Knowledge representation and reasoning

Logics of knowledge

Formal analysis of knowledge

Knowledge complexity and knowledge metrics

Reasoning about knowledge in the presence of inconsistency, incompleteness, context-dependency

Commonsense knowledge and uncertainty in knowledge

Cognitive foundations of knowledge

Knowledge in complex systems and multi-agent systems

Formal ontology

*Knowledge engineering

Knowledge extraction

Knowledge integration

Knowledge fusion

Knowledge-based software engineering

Knowledge-based systems in life sciences

Conceptual modelling in knowledge-based systems

Semantic database systems and semantic Web

Content engineering and ontological engineering

Implementation issues in KBS

Knowledge-based systems in earthquake science

*Knowledge management

Knowledge creation and acquisition

Knowledge verification and validation

Knowledge dissemination

Knowledge management systems

Organizational ontology

Data mining and knowledge discovery

Organizational memory

Organizational learning

Knowledge management strategies and practices

Knowledge management applications

*Paper Submission:

Prospective participants are requested to electronically submit full papers of their work (12 pages). In accordance with the previous conferences the organisers

of KSEM’2010 will publish the conference proceedings with Springer in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.

*General conference co-chairs

Bryan Scotney, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK

Zhi Jin, Peking University, China

*Programme co-chairs

Yaxin Bi, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK

Mary-Anne Williams, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

*Local organization committee (University of Ulster)

James Uhomoibhi (co-chair)

Hui Wang (co-chair)

Anna Jurek

Juan C Augsto

David Glass

Jun Liu

Shengli Wu

Nicola Burns

Jing Liao

Haiying Wang

*Steering committee members

David Bell, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Cungen Cao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria

Zhi Jin, Peking Univeristy, China

Jérome Lang, University Paul Sabatier, France

Yoshiteru Nakamori, JAIST, Japan

Jorg Siekmann, DFKI, Germany

Eric Tsui, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Zongtuo Wang, Dalian Science and Technology University, China

Kwok Kee Wei, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Mingsheng Ying, Tsinghua University, China

Zili Zhang, Southwest University, China

Ruqian Lu (Honorary Chair), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Chengqi Zhang (Chair), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

*Contact details


website: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/ksem2010

Organization committee of KSEM2010