Nov. 25, Sun:co-located event (in Japanese)
Special Interest Group on Semantic Web and Ontology (SIG-SWO),
The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence(JSAI)[details(in Japanese)]
Nov. 26, Mon:DAY 1
(at Cloak)
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
9:00-11:30 Tutorial / Workshop
    (at 302)
Tutorial 1: How to Build Your Own Triplestore Using Table Data
    (at 301)
Tutorial 2: Practical use of Knowledge Graph
- with Case Studies using Semantic Web Publishing tools
    (at Reception Hall)
Workshop 1-1: The Joint International Workshop on PAOS2018 and PASSCR2018 (first part)
Building up Ontologies with Property Axioms from Wikipedia
Tokio Kawakami, Takeshi Morita and Takahira Yamaguchi
Development of an Access Method to Menu Ontology Data through Converting Natural Language into SPARQL Queries
Yuri Murayama, Ichiro Kobayashi, Takeshi Morita, Yukiko Nakano and Takahira Yamaguchi
A Query Anonymization Approach using Ontology Mappings
Takuya Adachi and Naoki Fukuta
    (at Reception Hall)
Workshop 2: Workshop on Semantic Government Open Data (SGOD2018)
(Panel) Challenges and Opportunities for Semantic Government Open Data
Chair: Hideaki Takeda, NII, Japan
Panelist: Chuiporn Anutariya, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
          Junichi Matusda, Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
          Akane Takezaki, NARO, Japan
          Fumihro Kato, NII, Japan
          Dongpo Deng, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
(at restaurant Coccolare, The Westin Awaji Island)
(Coffee will be served from 12:30 to 13:00 at Foyer.)
13:00-15:00 Tutorial / Workshop
    (at 302)
Tutorial 1: How to Build Your Own Triplestore Using Table Data
    (at 301)
Tutorial 2: Practical use of Knowledge Graph
- with Case Studies using Semantic Web Publishing tools
    (at Reception Hall)
Workshop 1-2: The Joint International Workshop on PAOS2018 and PASSCR2018 (second part)
Identifying Transmedia Works from User-Generated Knowledge Bases : Japanese Pop Culture Study Case
Stella Zevio, Tetsuya Mihara and Shigeo Sugimoto
Persons Linking in Baptism Records
Jaroslav Rozman and Frantisek Zboril
Knowledge-based Identification of Emotional Status on Social Networks
Julio Vizcarra, Kouji Kozaki, Miguel Torres and Rolando Quintero
Knowledge Graph Considered Harmful for Ontology
Seiji Koide
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
(at Reception Hall)
(at Reception Hall)
Session 1    Government Open Data
Chair: Thepchai Supnithi
    16:00-16:20 Publication of Statistical Linked Open data in Japan
Junichi Matsuda, Akie Mizutani, Yu Asano, Dan Yamamoto, Hideaki Takeda, Ikki Ohmukai, Fumihiro Kato, Seiji Koide, Hiromu Harada and Shoki Nishimura
    16:20-16:40 Building the Core Vocabulary of Crop Names to Integrate the Vocabularies by Multiple Government Agencies
Sungmin Joo, Hideaki Takeda, Akane Takezaki and Tomokazu Yoshida
    16:40-17:00 IMI: A Common Vocabulary Framework for Open Government Data
Fumihiro Kato, Hideaki Takeda, Shuichi Tashiro, Kenji Hiramoto and Yuzo Matsuzawa
    17:00-17:20 A Conceptual Framework for Linking Open Government Data based-on Geolocation: A Case Study of Thailand
Punnawit Budsapawanich, Chutiporn Anutariya and Choochart Haruechaiyasak
    17:20-17:40 Construction and Reuse of Linked Agriculture Data: An Experience of Taiwan Government Open Data
Dongpo Deng, Guan-Shuo Mai and Steven Shiau
(at Foyer)
Poster & Demo [Reception]
Nov. 27, Tue:DAY 2 (at Reception Hall)
(at Cloak)
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
(at Reception Hall)
Keynote: Oscar Corcho
Full Professor, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Title: Ontology Engineering at Scale for Open City Data Sharing
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
(at Reception Hall)
Session 2    Knowledge Graphs
Chair: Natthawut Kertkeidkachorn
    10:10-10:30 Knowledge Driven Intelligent Survey SystemS for Linguists
Ricardo Soares, Elspeth Edelstein, Jeff Z. Pan and Adam Wyner
    10:30-10:50 More is Better: Sequential combinations of knowledge graph embedding approaches
Kemas Wiharja, Jeff Z. Pan, Martin Kollingbaum and Yu Deng
    10:50-11:10 Knowledge Graph-based Core Concept Identification in Learning Resources
Rub́ en Manrique, Christian Gŕ evisse, Olga Marino and Steffen Rothkugel
    11:10-11:30 Ranking Diagnoses for Inconsistent Knowledge Graphs by Representation Learning
Jianfeng Du
    11:30-11:40 Incorporating text into the triple context for knowledge graph embedding   (Short Paper)
Liang Zhang, Jun Shi, Guilin Qi and Weizhuo Li
    11:40-11:50 On Enhancing Visual Query Building Over KGs Using Query Logs   (Short Paper)
Vidar Klungre, Ahmet Soylu, Martin Giese, Arild Waaler and Evgeny Kharlamov
(at Foyer)
(Coffee will be served from 13:00 to 13:30 at Foyer.)
(at Reception Hall)
Session 3    Data Management
Chair: Evgeny Kharlamov
    13:30-13:50 Ontology-Based Semantic Representation of Silk Road’s Caravanserais: Conceptualization of Multifaceted Links
Elham Andaroodi and Frederic Andres
    13:50-14:10 Unified Access to Heterogeneous Data Sources using an Ontology
Daniel Mercier, Hyunmin Cheong and Chaitanya Tapaswi
    14:10-14:30 EmbNum: Semantic Labeling for Numerical Values with Deep Metric Learning
Phuc Nguyen, Khai Nguyen, Ryutaro Ichise and Hideaki Takeda
    14:30-14:50 SPARQ λ : AfunctionalperspectiveonLinkedDataServices
Christian Vogelgesang, Torsten Spieldenner and Reń e Schubotz
    14:50-15:00 Predicate Invention Based RDF Data Compression   (Short Paper)
Man Zhu, Weixin Wu, Jeff Z. Pan, Jingyu Han, Pengfei Huang and Qian Liu
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
(at Reception Hall)
Session 4    Semantic Web for Life Sciences
Chair: Hong-Gee Kim
    15:30-15:50 Inference of Functions, Roles, and Applications of Chemicals Using Linked Open Data and Ontologies
Tatsuya Kushida, Kouji Kozaki, Takahiro Kawamura, Yuka Tateisi, Yasunori Yamamoto and Toshihisa Takagi
    15:50-16:10 Semantic Navigation of disease-specific Pathways: The case of Non-small cell lung cancer(NSCLC)
Sung Min Yang and Hong-Gee Kim
    16:10-16:20 Integrated semantic model for complex disease network   (Short Paper)
Junho Park, Sungkwon Yang and Hong-Gee Kim
    16:20-16:30 Implementing LOD Surfer as a Search System for the Annotation of Multiple Protein Sequence Alignment   (Short Paper)
Atsuko Yamaguchi and Hiroyuki Toh
(at Reception Hall)
Session 5    Question Answering and NLP
Chair: Hideaki Takeda
    16:40-17:00 A Marker Passing Approach to Winograd Schemas
Johannes F ̈ahndrich, Sabine Weber and Hannes Kanthak
    17:00-17:20 Leveraging Part-of-Speech Tagging for Sentiment Analysis in Short Texts and Regular Texts
Wai-Howe Khong, Lay-Ki Soon, Hui-Ngo Goh and Su-Cheng Haw
    17:20-17:40 A Methodology for a Criminal Law and Procedure Ontology for Legal Question Answering
Biralatei Fawei, Jeff Z. Pan, Martin Kollingbaum and Adam Z. Wyner
    17:40-18:00 A Quantitative Evaluation of Natural Language Question Interpretation for Question Answering Systems
Takuto Asakura, Jin-Dong Kim, Yasunori Yamamoto, Yuka Tateisi and Toshihisa Takagi
(at Altair, The Westin Awaji Island)
Social Dinner
Nov. 28, Wed:DAY 3 (at Reception Hall)
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
(at Reception Hall)
Invited Talk: Yutaka Sasaki
Professor, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
Director, Research Center for Smart Vehicles
Title: Semantic Technology and Level 5 Autonomous Driving
(at Foyer)
Coffee Break
(at Reception Hall)
Session 6    Ontology and Reasoning
Chair: Johannes Fahndrich
    10:10-10:30 DeFind: A Protege Plugin for Computing Concept Definitions in EL Ontologies
Denis Ponomaryov and Stepan Yakovenko
    10:30-10:50 A graph-based method for interactive mapping revision
Weizhuo Li, Songmao Zhang, Guilin Qi, Xuefeng Fu and Qiu Ji
    10:50-11:10 Automatic Ontology Development from Semi-structured Data in Web-Portal: Towards Ontology of Thai Rice Knowledge
Taneth Ruangrajitpakorn, Rachada Kongkachandra, Pokpong Songmuang and Thepchai Supnithi
    11:10-11:30 Semantic Diagnostics of Smart Factories
Ognjen Savkovic, Evgeny Kharlamov, Martin Ringsquandl, Guohui Xiao, Gulnar Mehdi, Elem Guezel Kalayci, Werner Nutt and Ian Horrocks
    11:30-11:40 Making Complex Ontologies End User Accessible via Ontology  (Short Paper)
Ahmet Soylu and Evgeny Kharlamov
(at Reception Hall)
(at restaurant Coccolare, The Westin Awaji Island)
13:30- Excursion (Optional)
Course 1: Naruto whirlpools cruise (
Course 2: Local Sake tour
Coffee Break
Coffee will be served at the following times.
Nov. 26, Wed:DAY 1 (4 times): 8:30-9:00 10:00-10:30 12:30-13:00 15:00-15:30
Nov. 27, Wed:DAY 2 (4 times): 8:30-9:00 10:00-10:30 13:00-13:30 15:00-15:30
Nov. 28, Wed:DAY 3 (2 times): 8:30-9:00 10:00-10:30



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