K-CAP 2007
The Fourth International Conference on Knowledge Capture

28-31 October 2007
Whistler, BC

K-CAP 2007 is sponsored by ACM SIGART and held in cooperation with AAAI


As of October 28, 2007..

Saturday October 27, 2007

20:00 - 22:00 Registration (Frontenac Windows)

Sunday October 28, 2007

09:00 - 17:00 Workshops

Knowledge Management and Semantic Web for Engineering Design (Half day) (Empress A),
Semantic Authoring, Annotation and Knowledge Markup (Half day) (Empress B),
Second International Workshop on Modular Ontologies (Full day) (Empress C),
Workshop on Knowledge Capture and Constraint Programming (Half Day) (Empress B)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (Empress Foyer)

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch (On your own - hotel restaurants or walk into village)

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (Empress Foyer)

20:00 - 23:00 Dessert Reception & Registration (Frontenac A & Frontenac Windows)

A welcome reception for those attending the main conference.

Monday October 29, 2007

08:45 - 09:00 Welcome and Best Paper awards (Frontenac BC)

09:00 - 10:00 Invited talk (Frontenac BC)

Everything I know I Learned from Google: Machine Reading of Web Text
Oren Etzioni

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (Frontenac Foyer)

10:30 - 12:00 Acquisition of Problem Solving Knowledge (Frontenac BC)

Evaluation of a Temporal-Abstraction Knowledge Acquisition Tool in the Network Security Domain
Asaf Shabtai, Maor Atlas, Yuval Shahar, Yuval Elovici
Applying Problem Solving Methods for Process Knowledge Acquisition, Representation, and Reasoning
Jose Gómez-Pérez, Michael Erdmann, Mark Greaves
KBS Development through Ontology Mapping and Ontology Driven Acquisition
David Corsar, Derek Sleeman

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (On your own - hotel restaurants or walk into village)

13:30 - 15:00 Knowledge Capture for Application Domains (Frontenac BC)

Rapid Knowledge Capture Using Subgroup Discovery with Incremental Refinement
Martin Atzmueller, Peter Klügl, Joachim Baumeister, Frank Puppe
An Ontology for Supporting Communities of Practice
Amira Tifous, Adil El Ghali, Rose Dieng-Kuntz, Alain Giboin, Christina Evangelou, Géraldine Vidou
Capturing Knowledge about Philosophy
Michele Pasin, Enrico Motta, Zdenek Zdrahal

15:00 - 15:30 Tea / Coffee Break (Frontenac Foyer)

15:30 - 17:00 Querying Knowledge (Frontenac BC)

Searching Ontologies Based on Content: Experiments in the Biomedical Domain
Harith Alani, Natasha F. Noy, Nigam Shah, Nigel Shadbolt, Mark A. Musen
Capturing and Answering Questions Posed to a Knowledge-Based System
Peter Clark, Shaw-Yi Chaw, Ken Barker, Vinay Chaudhri, Philip Harrison, James Fan, Bonnie John, Bruce Porter, Aaron Spaulding, John Thompson, Peter Yeh
Capturing a Taxonomy of Failures During Automatic Interpretation of Questions Posed in Natural Language
Peter Z. Yeh, Shaw-Yi Chaw, James J. Fan, Dan G. Tecuci

19:00 Conference Banquet (Ric's Grill)

The conference banquet will be held at Ric’s Grill Steak Seafood and Chop House, which is located at 4154 Village Green, in the lobby of the Crystal Lodge.

Tuesday October 30, 2007

09:00 - 10:00 Knowledge Acquisition Applications (Frontenac BC)

Maintaining Constraint-based Applications
Tomas Eric Nordlander, Eugene C. Freuder, Richard J. Wallace
Extracting Constraints for Process Modeling
Will Bridewell, Stuart R. Borrett, Ljupco Todorovski

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (Frontenac Foyer)

10:30 - 12:00 Text Analysis for Knowledge Acquisition (Frontenac BC)

Strategies for Lifelong Knowledge Extraction from the Web
Michele Banko, Oren Etzioni
Interactive Thesaurus Assessment for Automatic Document Annotation
Kai Eckert, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Magnus Pfeffer
Information Acquisition using Multiple Classifications
Namhee Kwon, Eduard Hovy

12:00 - 14:30 Lunch (Time for adhoc walks - Individuals to make own arrangements for lunch)

14:30 - 16:00 The Semantic Web (Frontenac BC)

Indexing Ontologies with Semantics-enhanced Keywords
Bo Hu, Madalina Croitoru, Srinandan Dasmahapatra, Paul Lewis, Nigel Shadbolt
A Methodology for Asynchronous Multi-User Editing of Semantic Web Ontologies
Julian Seidenberg, Alan Rector
A Framework For Evaluating Semantic Metadata
Yuangui Lei, Victoria Uren, Enrico Motta

16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break (Frontenac Foyer)

16:30 - 17:30 Review of Posters (Frontenac BC)

17:30 - 18:30 Free Time or Setup Posters (Frontenac C)

18:30 - 21:00 Poster Session (Frontenac C)

with bar and hor d’oeurves

Wednesday October 31, 2007

09:00 - 10:30 User Interfaces for Knowledge Capture (Frontenac BC)

Enabling Experts to Build Knowledge Bases from Science Textbooks
Vinay K. Chaudhri, Bonnie E. John, Sunil Mishra, John Pacheco, Bruce Porter, Aaron Spaulding
The X-COSIM Integration Framework for a Seamless Semantic Desktop
Thomas Franz, Steffen Staab, Richard Arndt
Interactive Knowledge Externalization and Combination for SECI Model
Yoshinori Hijikata, Toshihiro Takenaka, Yukitaka Kusumura, Shogo Nishida

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (Frontenac Foyer)

11:00 - 12:00 Invited talk (Frontenac BC)

Human Computation
Luis von Ahn

12.00 Conference Ends