[Elsnet-list] RR 2013 Doctoral Consortium - Extended Deadlines

Domenico Lembo lembo at dis.uniroma1.it
Wed Apr 24 09:53:26 CEST 2013


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Doctoral Consortium, RR 2013
27-29 July, Mannheim, Germany
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Extended deadlines:

Application: April 28th, 2013
Notification: May 8th, 2013
Grant Application: May 10th, 2013

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The Doctoral Consortium of the 7th International Conference on Web
Reasoning and RuleSystems (RR2013) will provide doctoral students in Web
Reasoning and related areas with the unique opportunity to present and
discuss their research directions, being involved into state-of-the-art
research discussion and being supported in establishing fruitful
collaborations with prominent researchers and pioneers the field of Web
Reasoning and Rules and related areas.

The co-location of RR2013 with the Reasoning Web Summer School and with
other relevant related events will provide multiple opportunities for
participating students to enhance their education.

The Consortium will allow participants to interact with established
researchers through the following initiatives: The poster presentation
session accompanied by a written research summary, which will be
distributed at the conference.
The poster presentation session will be preceded by a spotlight
presentations session where poster presenters give 5-minute teaser talks as
advertisement for their posters. The mentoring lunch will consist of a
lunch break where a senior researcher shares a lunch table with 3-4
students. The researcher will be charged with initiating and driving a
discussion on general topics concerning research, career, and Web Reasoning
as a discipline. He will also be available for answering questions by the
students.


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Important Dates
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Application Deadline: April 28th, 2013 (EXTENDED)
Notification: May 8th, 2013
Camera Ready: May 20th, 2013

Tentative schedule for grant, if available:
Grant Application: May 10th, 2013 (EXTENDED)
Grant Notification: May 15th, 2013

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Submission Information
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To apply for participation to the RR2013 Doctoral Consortium students are
asked to submit

1. A research summary (max 6 pages) of their PhD research addressing the
following aspects:
  - Applicant's complete name, address and affiliation as well as the title
of the research
  - The main problem you are trying to tackle and why it is relevant
  - What is the state-of-the-art in relation to existing solutions to the
problem
  - Advances beyond the state-of-the-art in terms of your specific
contribution and research plan
  - Current status of the research plan
  - Expected achievements and possible evaluation metrics to establish the
level of success of your results
  - References

2. A statement of interest in participating to the Doctoral Consortium
(less than 1 page, uploaded as an attachment)

Both the research summary and the attachment must be in PDF format and be
formatted according to the Springer Publications format for Lecture Notes
in Computer Science (LNCS).

Submission will be managed via Easychair:

   https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=dcrr2013

All the accepted contributions have to be presented.

The best submissions will present their work as regular (15 min)
presentation, and they will be given the option to have their research
summaries included in the conference proceedings (Springer LNCS). All the
other accepted submissions will be presented at the poster presentation
session, preceded by the 5-min talk.

Students whose work has been accepted at the poster presentation session
should prepare a poster as well in A0 portrait format (more details
provided soon).

Students presenting a poster to the Reasoning Web Summer School can use the
same poster for the DC if accepted as short presentations.

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Grants & Awards for U.S. students attending RR
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The organizing committee is considering the possibility of offering
scholarships to participants from the U.S. to partially cover registration
and/or accommodation fees, depending on available sponsorships. Details
will be announced as soon as we have more information about the number and
amount of scholarships.

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Chair
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Alessandra Mileo, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, NUIG

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List of Mentors
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The list of mentors will be communicated along with their area of expertise
once the review process has been completed.


-- 
Domenico Lembo
Sapienza Università di Roma
Dip. di Ingegneria Informatica, Automatica e Gestionale "A. Ruberti"
Via Ariosto 25, 00185 Roma (stanza B209)
Tel: +39 0677274027
Fax: +39 0677274002
email: lembo at dis.uniroma1.it
home: http://www.dis.uniroma1.it/~lembo
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