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Appel à contributions (avant le 3 mars !) 3rd International Workshop on Semantic Web for Scientific Heritage SW4SH 2017 (May 31)

3rd Int. Workshop on Semantic Web for Scientific Heritage SW4SH 2017, in conjunction with ESWC 2017 – May 31 – Org. GDRI Zoomathia

The 3rd Workshop on Semantic Web for Scientific Heritage will be held in conjunction with the 14th ESWC 2017 Conference which takes place from May 28th to June 1st in Portoroz, Slovenia. It is a continuation of the SW4SH workshop series initiated at ESWC 2015 which aims to provide a leading international and interdisciplinary forum for disseminating the latest research in the field of Semantic Web for the preservation and exploitation of our scientific heritage, the study of the history of ideas and their transmission.

Classicists and historians are interested in developing textual databases, in order to gather and explore large amounts of primary source materials. For a long time, they mainly focused on text digitization and markup. They only recently decided to try to explore the possibility of transferring some analytical processes they previously thought incompatible with automation to knowledge engineering systems, thus taking advantage of the growing set of tools and techniques based on the languages and standards of the semantic Web, such as linked data, ontologies, and automated reasoning. The iconographic data, which are also relevant in history of science and arise similar problematic could be addressed as well and offer suggestive insights for a global methodology for diverse media. On the other hand, Semantic Web researchers are willing to take up more ambitious challenges than those arising in the native context of the Web in terms of anthropological complexity, addressing meta-semantic problems of flexible, pluralist or evolutionary ontologies, sources heterogeneity, hermeneutic and rhetoric dimensions. Thus the opportunity for a fruitful encounter of knowledge engineers with computer-savvy historians and classicists has come. This encounter may be inscribed within the more general context of digital humanities, a research area at the intersection of computing and the humanities disciplines which is gaining an ever-increasing momentum and where the Linked Open Data is playing an increasingly prominent role.

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for discussion about the methodological approaches to the specificity of annotating “scientific” texts (in the wide sense of the term, including disciplines such as history, architecture, or rhetoric), and to support a collaborative reflection, on possible guidelines or specific models for building historical ontologies. The iconographic data, which are also relevant in history of science and arise similar problematic could be addressed as well and offer suggestive insights for a global methodology for diverse media. A key goal of the workshop, focusing on research issues related to pre-modern scientific texts, is to emphasize, through precise projects and up-to-date investigation in digital humanities, the benefit of a multidisciplinary research to create and operate on relevantly structured data. One of the main interests of the very topic of pre-modern historical data management lies in historical semantics, and the opportunity to jointly consider how to identify and express lexical, theoretical and material evolutions. Dealing with historical texts, a major problem is indeed to handle the discrepancy of the historical terminology compared to the modern one, and, in the case of massive, diachronic data, to take into account the contextual and theoretical meaning of terms and segments of texts and their semantics.

Topics covered by the workshop include the following:
• Ontologies and vocabularies in Ancient Science
• Semantic annotation of ancient and medieval scientific texts (biology, zoology, mineralogy, astronomy, meteorology,…)
• Information/knowledge extraction from archaeological objects and texts
• Semantic integration of heterogeneous and contradicting knowledge
• Representation of the historical dimension of Scientific Knowledge
• Impact of Semantic Web technologies on Digital Humanities
• Knowledge Engineering for ancient zoological science and literature
• Social Web, collaborative systems, tagging, and user feedback

Paper Submission:
We invite short position papers (4-6 pages) and regular research papers (8-12 pages) describing innovative ideas covering the topics of the workshop.
Submissions must be written in English and follow the LNCS guidelines. For details see the Springer LNCS Author Instructions page.
Papers must be submitted via Easychair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sw4sh2017. Accepted papers will be published in the CEUR workshop proceedings series.

Schedule
• Due date for full workshop papers submission: March 3, 2017
• Notification of paper acceptance to authors: March 31, 2017
• Camera-ready of accepted papers: April 13, 2017
• Workshop: May 29, 2017

Workshop organizers:
Isabelle Draelants, CNRS, IRHT, Paris
Catherine Faron Zucker, Univ. Nice Sophia Antipolis
Alexandre Monnin, Inria, Nancy
Arnaud Zucker, Univ. Nice Sophia Antipolis

In collaboration with the International research group (GDRI Zoomathia)

Contact:
For any question, please contact the organisers via email: sw4sh2017@easychair.org

Journée d’études « La réception du Physiologus dans les encyclopédies médiévales » – The Reception of the Physiologus in Mediaeval Encyclopaedias

Physiologus de Bern

Bern, Bürgerbibl., Cod. 318

14 juin 2017 à l’Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes,
dans le cadre du projet SourcEncyMe
et de la réunion du Groupe de recherche international Zoomathia.

Org. Isabelle Draelants

9h45 – 12h30 L’utilisation du Physiologus dans les encyclopédies médiévales – Communications

Paris, Bibliothèque de la Sorbonne, ms. 53, f. 1.

Introduction – Accueil
Isabelle Draelants : Les progrès du corpus SourcEncyMe (Sources des encyclopédies médiévales – corpus annoté)

10h15 Emmanuelle Kuhry : le Physiologus dans les Recueils de propriétés (c. 1230-40) [résumé]
10h45 Mattia Cipriani : le Physiologus chez Thomas de Cantimpré (c. 1240-50) [résumé]

11h15-11h30 : Pause

11h30 Elisa Lonati : Barthélemy l’Anglais connaît-il le Physiologus ? Etat des lieux [résumé]
12h00 Beatrice Amelotti : Le Physiologus et les sources zoologiques dans la Summa de exemplis et similitudinibus rerum de Giovanni da San Geminiano (avant 1317) [résumé]

12h30 : Buffet à l’IRHT

13h45-18h00 Bilan et prospective du Groupe de recherche international (GDRI) Zoomathia, Zoomathia Annual Meeting 2017

Org. Zoomathia – A. Zucker

13h45 Overview on Zoomathia activites in 2017 – Major achievements of the program (2014-2017)

14h15 Miled Rousset, New functionalities of Opentheso : Enriching and Sharing Repositories
14h45 Mathieu Saby, Constructing a Searchable Corpus on Ancient Zoology
15h15 Eduard Frunzeanu, History of Texts and Interoperability of Metadata : Some Challenges of Biblissima Project
15h45 Pietro Li Causi, The Palermo Experience (Secondary School Annotation of a Zoological Text)

16h10-16h30 Pause

16h30 Emmanuelle Kuhry, Physiologus Project on Stemmatology. Results and Perspectives
17h00 Matthias Macé, Trying to Modelling Historical Data on Horse Diversity: First Attempts Using Fourier Transform
17h30 Thierry Buquet, New Developments of ICHTYA Project and Collaboration with Biologists

18h00-18h30 Information on Renewal request for Zoomathia – Perspectives and General discussion

Dîner au Quartier Latin