20.269 Call for Papers: Workshop on Service-Oriented Computing in the Humanities

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 08:12:22 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 269.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 08:06:15 +0100
         From: AHRC ICT Methods Network <methnet_at_KCL.AC.UK>
         Subject: Call for Papers: Workshop on Service Oriented
Computing in the Humanities (SOCH)


   Call for Papers: Workshop on Service-Oriented Computing in the Humanities

Service-Oriented Computing in the Humanities (SOCH)


A joint workshop of the EPSRC Service-Oriented Software Research Network
(SOSoRNet) and the AHRC ICT Methods Network, London, UK, 18-19 December 2006

We are pleased to invite contributions to the above workshop from those
working with service oriented software and computing in the Humanities.
Paper submissions are welcome in areas including, but not limited to, the

   1. Service-oriented software architectures for managing humanities data

   2. Semantic web and its applications in the humanities

   3. Interoperability and protocols

   4. Ontologies

   5. Data services and data integration

   6. Matching distributed computing power and application needs

   7. Digital research methods

   8. Service description

   9. Automated composition

10. Data and service provenance

11. Migrating existing applications towards services

Submissions should be in the form of an extended abstract (no more than 4
pages) to be received by 11pm GMT on 12th November 2006. There will be a
short review process undertaken by a small programme

committee and papers will be accepted on the basis of quality and relevance
to the workshop theme. Notification of acceptance will be circulated by
27th November 2006. Full papers will not be required

but authors will have the opportunity to revise their extended abstract in
the light of reviewers' comments if they so desire. An informal proceedings
will be produced for participants. Some limited

financial support for attendance will be available for student authors
giving a presentation. At least one author of each accepted abstract will
be expected to attend and present their work.

Electronic submissions in PDF should be sent to: kiarash.mahdavi_at_kcl.ac.uk

We look forward to receiving your contributions!

Nicolas Gold and Lorna Hughes Directors (respectively) of SOSoRNet and the
Methods Network

About SOSoRNet


SOSorNet (http://sosornet.dcs.kcl.ac.uk) is an EPSRC-funded network to bring
together people working in the various communities associated with
service-oriented software e.g. Grid, web services, application service
provision etc.

The aim is to promote the cross-fertilisation of ideas between these

   SOSoRNet is organised by:

     * Nicolas Gold, King's College London (network director)

    * Pearl Brereton, Keele University

    * Keith Bennett, David Budgen, Durham University

    * Christos Tjortjis, Nikolay Mehandjiev, John Keane, Paul Layzell,

      Manchester University

    * Jie Xu, Leeds University

To join SOSorNet please email nicolas.gold_at_kcl.ac.uk or

What is SOSoRNet for?

- To share best-practice and research in service-oriented software systems

- To bring together academic researchers and industrial practitioners

- To promote cross-fertilisation of ideas between communities

Who is it for?

Anyone involved in service-oriented software development and use e.g.

- Grid researchers

- Application service providers

- Users and developers of web services

About AHRC ICT Methods Network


The Methods Network is a multi-disciplinary partnership providing a national
forum for the exchange and dissemination of expertise in the use of
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for arts and

humanities research. The aims of the Methods Network are:

- To promote, support and develop the use of advanced ICT methods in arts
and humanities research and to support the cross-disciplinary network of
practitioners from institutions around the UK.

- To develop a programme of activities and publications on advanced ICT
tools and methods and to ensure the broadest participation of the community
by means of an open call for proposals for Methods Network activities.

Further information about the Methods Network can be found at:
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