ONTORACT'08
First International Workshop on
Ontologies in Interactive Systems

1st of September 2008, Liverpool, U.K.

held in conjunction with HCI 2008,
Liverpool John Moores University, 1-5 september 2008

FINAL PROGRAMME

    Session I: 9.00 - 10.30

    Ontologies & Digital Inclusion

Chair: Matt-Mouley Bouamrane, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

1- Experiences of Exposing Semantics to Drive Transcoding

Darren Lunn, Sean Bechhofer and Simon Harper

            The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

2- An Ontology for Obesity Intelligent e-Therapy

Irene Zaragoza, Jaime Guixeres and Mariano Luis Alcańiz Raya

            Human Centred Technology Laboratory, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

3- Introducing AccessOnto: Ontology for Accessibility Requirements Specification

Kristina Masuwa-Morgan

            Canterbury Christ church University, United Kingdom
    Coffee Break 10.30 - 11

    Session II. 11 - 12.30

    Ontologies & Ambient Intelligence

Chair: Fedor Bakalov, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

4- A Semantics-based User Model for the Support of Personalized, Context-Aware
Navigational Services

Maria Michou, Antonis Bikakis, Theodore Patkos, Grigoris Antoniou and Dimitris Plexousakis

            Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece

5- Put the User in Control: Ontology-driven Meta-level Interaction for Pervasive
Environments

Geert Vanderhulst, Kris Luyten and Karin Coninx

            Expertisecentrum Digitale Media, Hasselt University, Belgium

6- Ontologyzing Metadata for Assistive Technologies - The OASIS Repository

Alexander Garcia Castro, Immanuel Normann, Joana Hois and Oliver Kutz

            University of Bremen, Germany
    Lunch Break 12.30 - 14.00

    Session III. 14.00 - 15.30

    Ontologies & Personalised Information on the Web

Chair: Gavin Doherty, The University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland

7- Interacting with an Ontology to Explore Historical Domains

Ilaria Corda, Brandon Bennett and Vania Dimitrova

            University of Leeds, United Kingdom

8- Ontology-Based Multidimensional Personalization Modeling for the
Automatic Generation of Mashups in Next-Generation Portals

Fedor Bakalov, Birgitta König-Ries, Andreas Nauerz and Martin Welsch

            Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, IBM Research and Development, Germany

9- Blog Ontology (BloOn) & Blog Ontology Visualization System (BOViS)

Amadeu Campos and Renata Dividino

            Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research, Darmstadt, Germany
    Coffee Break 15.30 - 16.00

    Session IV. 16.00 - 17.30

    Ontologies & User Interaction

Chair : Kristina Masuwa-Morgan, Canterbury Christ Church University

10- Ontologies for Technology in Mental Health Interventions

David Coyle and Gavin Doherty

            The University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland

11- Ontological dimensions applied to Natural Interaction

Francisco Javier Calle, Elena Castro and Dolores Cuadra

            Departamento de Informática, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

12- A Systems Approach to User Evaluation of Biomedical Ontologies

Gilbert Maiga and Ddembe Williams

            Makerere university, Uganda

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

    The Ontology and Interactive systems workshop ONTORACT'08 is sponsored by the
    UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council:

    EPSRC Digital Inclusion Cluster