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5th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM2011)
December 12-14, 2011
University of California, Irvine, USA

*********IMPORTANT DATES*********
Submission Due:  June 1, 2011
Author Notification:  August 1, 2011
Conference Dates:  December 12-14, 2011

*********Conference Scope*********
The 2011 International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management provides a leading international forum for the sharing of views, ideas and original work among researchers, practitioners and developers to enlighten new insights into KSEM-related areas. The conference attracts numerous high quality, state-of-the-art research papers from all over the world. KSEM2011 to be held in Irvine, California, USA is the fifth in the conference series, following four successful events in Guilin, China (KSEM06), Melbourne, Australia (KSEM07), Vienna, Austria (KSEM09) and Belfast, Northern Ireland (KSEM10).

*********PAPER SUBMISSION/Area of Interest*********
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-based software engineering
-  Knowledge-based systems in life sciences
-  Conceptual modeling in knowledge-based systems
-  Semantic database systems and semantic Web
-  Content engineering and ontological engineering
-  Implementation issues in KBS
-  Service-oriented Knowledge Engineering
-  Geo-knowledge Engineering
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
-  Sustainable Knowledge Management
-  Cloud Computing and Knowledge Management
-  Green-IT Knowledge Management

***************Submission Information********************
Prospective participants are requested to electronically submit full papers of their work (12 pages). In accordance with the previous conferences the organizers of KSEM 2011 will publish the conference proceedings with Springer in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. Selected papers will be considered, via standard reviewing procedures, to appear in special issues of several SCI-indexed international journals.

All submissions must be written in English and formatted according to the guidelines of Lecture Notes of Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence at the Srpinger-Verlag.
Author instructions and style files can be downloaded at
The maximum length of full papers should not exceed 12 pages including figures and references, and the submission format is PDF or MS-WORD. Papers must be submitted electronically by clicking the following link.

*********Organizing Committee*********
General Chair
Kwei-Jay Lin  Univ. of California, Irvine, USA

Program Co-Chairs
Hui Xiong  Rutgers Univ., USA
W.B. Lee  The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., Hong Kong, China
Nicola Guarino  Lab. for Applied Ontology, ISTC-CNR Trento, Italy

Publicity Co-Chairs
Junjie Wu  Beihang Univ., China
Chiara Renso  KDD Lab., ISTI-CNR Pisa, Italy
Vandana Janeja  Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

Tutorial Co-Chairs
Dacheng Tao, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ramendra Sahoo, Citigroup Inc., USA

Local Arrangement Chair
Weiran Nie Univ. of California, Irvine, USA

Web Chair
Sen Zhou, Univ. of California, Irvine, USA

*********STEERING COMMITTEE*********
David Bell  Queens Univ. Belfast, UK
Cungen Cao  Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dimitris Karagiannis  Univ. of Vienna, Austria
Zhi Jin  Peking Univ., China
Jrome Lang  Univ. Paul Sabatier, France
Yoshiteru Nakamori  JAIST, Japan
Jorg Siekmann  DFKI, Germany
Eric Tsui  The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., Hong Kong, China
Zongtuo Wang  Dalian Science and Technology Univ., China
Kwok Kee Wei  City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Mingsheng Ying  Tsinghua Univ., China
Zili Zhang  Southwest Univ., China
Yaxin Bi, Ulster University, Belfast, UK
Ruqian Lu (Honorary Chair)  Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chengqi Zhang (Chair)  Univ. of Technology, Sydney, Australia

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