ICSC 2011 Workshop Program


September 21 (Wednesday)



Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

8:30 – 9:00






9:00 – 10:00


Workshop on Semantic Multimedia

Workshop on Semantics, Security, and Privacy

Workshop on Semantic Annotation for Computational Linguistic Resources

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:00

Workshop Ontologies for Systems Integration and Standards

Workshop on Semantic Multimedia

Workshop on Semantics, Security, and Privacy

Workshop on Semantic Annotation for Computational Linguistic Resources

12:00 – 12:30


12:30 – 13:45

Government Panel: Chairs – Evelyne Viegas & David A. Evans


Workshop on Semantic Annotation for Computational Linguistic Resources

13:45 – 15:45

Workshop Ontologies for Systems Integration and Standards

Intra-disciplinary Workshop on Semantic Computing

Workshop on Semantics, Security, and Privacy

15:45 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 18:00

Reports on Semantic Computing – Highlights of the Workshops and Complimentary Activities


Wednesday September 21

8:30 – 9:00

Breakfast (ROOM C)



Workshop on Semantics, Security, and Privacy


9:00 – 10:00

Invited talk (ROOM C)

Pierangela Samarati


10:30 – 12:00

Session I: Policy (ROOM C)

•   Fausto Giunchiglia, Bruno Crispo and Rui Zhang. Access Control via Lightweight Ontologies

•   Alessandro Armando, Roberto Carbone and Silvio Ranise. Automated Analysis of Semantic-Aware Access Control Policies: a  Logic-Based Approach



Session II: Internet (ROOM C)

•   (Slides) Alefiya Hussain and Arun Viswanathan. Multiresolution Semantic Analysis of Network Traffic

•   (Slides) Sadia Afroz and Rachel Greenstadt. PhishZoo: Detecting Phishing Websites By Looking at Them


Panel on Privacy Issues and Semantic Computing (ROOM C)


Session III: Trusting the Trustworthy (ROOM C)

•   Cihan Kaleli and Huseyin Polat. Privacy-Preserving Trust-based Recommendations on Vertically Distributed Data

•   (Slides) Daniela Oliveira, Dhiraj Murthy, Henric Johnson, S. Felix Wu, Roozbeh Nia and Jeff Rowe. A Socially-Aware Operating System for Trustworthy Computing







IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Multimedia

Session chairs: Rahul Singh and Lin Lin


9:00 – 10:00

Session I: Video Semantics (ROOM B)

•   Welcome message

•   Ruxandra Tapu and Titus Zaharia. Automatic Multilevel Temporal Video Structuring

•   (Slides) Shirahama Kimiaki and Kuniaki Uehara. Utilizing Video Ontology for Fast and Accurate Query-by-Example Retrieval


10:30 – 12:30

Session II: Image Semantics (ROOM B)

•   (Slides) Vincenzo Moscato, Antonio Picariello, Fabio Persia, Massimiliano Albanese and Antonio D’acierno. A Multimedia Semantic Recommender System for Cultural Heritage Applications

•   Rahul Singh, Ryohei Nakata and Joseph Downs. Characterization and Analysis of Emergent Image Semantics Using Network Models

•   Raluca-Diana Petre and Titus Zaharia. Semantic Labeling of 2D Objects with 3D Models



Workshop on Semantic Annotation for Computational Linguistic Resources


9:00 – 10:00

Session I: Temporal and Modal Annotation (ROOM D)

•   Zornitsa Kozareva and Eduard Hovy. Learning Temporal Information for States and Events

•   (Slides) Marie-Catherine De Marneffe, Christopher D. Manning and Christopher Potts. Veridicality and Utterance Meaning

•   Yu-Mi Jo, Munhyong Kim, Hyun-Jo You, Yoon-Shin Kim, Seungho Nam and Hyopil Shin. How to Represent Complex Temporal Expressions in the Framework of TimeML


10:30 – 12:00

Session II: Spatial Annotation (ROOM D)

•   (Slides) Nate Blaylock. Semantic Annotation of Street-level Geospatial Entities

•   Kiyong Lee, Alex C. Fang and James Pustejovsky. Multilingual Verification of ISO-Space: An Emerging Annotation Scheme for Spatial Information in Language

•   Antje Mόller, Claudia Roch, Tobias Stadtfeld and Tibor Kiss. Annotating Spatial Interpretations of German Prepositions

•   Ineke Schuurman and Vincent Vandeghinste. Spatiotemporal Annotation: Interaction Between Standards and Other Formats

•   Seungho Nam. Symmetric Paths: Their structures and relations



Session II: The Use of Annotation in Developing Standards (ROOM D)

•   Claire Bonial, William Corvey, Martha Palmer, V. Petukhova and Harry Bunt. A Hierarchical Unification of LIRICS and VerbNet Semantic Roles

•   Alex C. Fang, Harry Bunt, Jing Cao and Xiaoyue Liu. Relating the Semantics of Dialogue Acts to Linguistic Properties: A Machine Learning Perspective Through Lexical Cues

•   Marc Verhagen, James Pustejovsky, Ronald Taylor and Antonio Sanfilippo. Modular Semantic Tagging of Medline Abstracts and its Use in Inferring Regulatory Networks



Workshop on Ontologies for Systems Integration and Standards

Session Chairs: Ram Sriram and Steven Ray



Session I: Active Standards Work (ROOM A)

•   Paul Witherell, Anantha Narayanan, JaeHyun Lee. Using Metamodels to Improve Product Models and Facilitate Inferencing

•   (Slides) Nitishal Chungoora and Robert Young. An Ontological Approach to Consolidate Standards-Based Concepts in Production Engineering

•   Gimena Pujol, Antonio Maρa and Claudia Pandolfo. A Distributed Secure Ontology for Certified Services Oriented Applications



Session II: Future Standards Work (ROOM A)

•   (Slides) Kurt Rohloff and Joseph Loyall. An Ontology for Resource Sharing

•   (Slides) Siddharth Taduri, Gloria Lau, Kincho Law and Jay Kesan. Retrieval of Patent Documents from Heterogeneous Sources using Ontologies and Similarity Analysis

•   (Slides) Setareh Rafatirad and Ramesh Jain. Contextual Augmentation of Ontology for Recognizing Sub-Events



IEEE Computer Society Intra-disciplinary Workshop on Semantic Computing



Session I: (ROOM B)

•   (Slides) Reymonrod Vasquez, Kunal Verma and Alex Kass. Distributing Computationally Expensive Matching of Requirements to Capability Models

•   (Slides) Dhiraj Murthy, Daniela Oliveira and Alexander Gross. Understanding Cancer-based Networks in Twitter using Social Network Analysis

•   Shlomo Dubnov, Gerard Assayag, and Arshia Cont. Audio Oracle analysis of Musical Information Rate

•   Shane Steinert-Threlkeld, Siamak Ardekani, Jose L.V. Mejino, Landon Todd Detwiler, James F. Brinkley, Michael Halle, Ron Kikinis, Raimond L. Winslow, Michael I. Miller, J. Tilak Ratnanather. Ontological Labels for Automated Location of Left Ventricular Remodeling