Call for Papers: 1st Sci-K International Workshop, deadline 25th January 2021

Call for Papers: 1st Sci-K International Workshop, deadline 25th January 2021

Sci-K – the 1st International Workshop on Scientific Knowledge Representation, Discovery, and Assessment in conjunction with The Web Conference (WWW) will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in April 19-23, 2021.

The call for papers has been published with a submission deadline of January 25, 2021.

Sci-K is calling for high-quality submissions around the three main themes of research related to scientific knowledge: representation, discoverability, and assessment. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

a) Representation

  • Data models for the description of scholarly data and their relationships.
  • Description and use of provenance information of scientific data.
  • Integration and interoperability models of different data sources.

b) Discoverability

  • Methods for extracting metadata, entities and relationships from scientific data.
  • Methods for the (semi-)automatic annotation and enhancement of scientific data.
  • Methods and interfaces for the exploration, retrieval, and visualisation of scholarly data.

c) Assessment

  • Novel methods, indicators, and metrics for quality and impact assessment of scientific publications, datasets, software, and other relevant entities based on scholarly data.
  • Uses of scientific knowledge graphs and citation networks for the facilitation of research assessment.
  • Studies regarding the characteristics or the evolution of scientific impact or merit.

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Call for abstracts SPIE Optical Metrology in Munich, deadline 6th January 2021

SPIE Optical Metrology focuses on the latest optics and laser applications in optical metrology, multimodal sensing, artificial intelligence, and machine vision with applications for solving measurement, modeling, and inspection problems in industrial design and production engineering, vehicle navigation, multimedia technology, biotechnology, architecture, archaeology, and arts.

Take this opportunity to share your research at SPIE Optical Metrology 2021. Come to Munich to meet with users and researchers to discuss the latest inventions and applications in the field of optical metrology. The symposium will highlight new optical principles and systems for metrology, multimodal sensing, and machine vision with applications in industrial design, production engineering, process monitoring, maintenance support, biotechnology, vehicle navigation, multimedia technology, architecture, archaeology, and arts. Special emphasis is directed to model-based, remote and active approaches, sensor fusion, robot guidance, image
sequence processing and scene modelling, and biomaterials characterization, as well as to the preservation of our shared cultural heritage.
We invite engineers, scientists, researchers, trustees, and managers to attend this year’s meeting.

Co-located with Laser 2021 in Munich, Germany, this symposium will address the role of optics and lasers in the following areas:
• Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection
• Modeling Aspects in Optical Metrology
• Optical Methods for Inspection, Characterization and Imaging of Biomaterials
• Multimodal Sensing: Technologies and Applications
• Automated Visual Inspection and Machine Vision
• Optics for Arts, Architecture, and Archaeology

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