Special Track on Metadata and Semantics for Agriculture, Food & Environment3rd International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'09) Milan, Italy, September 30 – October 2, 2009http://infolab-dev.aua.gr/mtsr09/The aim of the Special Track on Metadata and Semantics for Agriculture, Food & Environment of MTSR’09 is to bring together researchers and practitioners that are working on agricultural and food & environment knowledge production, organization, and exchange from a Semantic Web perspective. It aims to serve as a discussion forum where interested experts will present the results of their work, and establish liaisons with other groups that are working on related subjects. In addition, it aims to outline the rich potential of these subjects as an application field for advanced metadata- and semantic-driven systems and services.Topics include but are not limited to contributions dealing with the following issues in the context of for agriculture, food & environment:* Information standards and specifications* Metadata schemas and application profiles* Multilingual vocabularies, taxonomies, glossaries and thesauri* Metadata generation, harvesting, and exchange* Knowledge acquisition, elicitation and extraction* Infrastructures, systems and services for knowledge organisation* Knowledge repositories and archives* Ontology approaches, models, theories, and languages* Ontology development, integration, lifecycle, and evaluation* Management of large ontology-driven knowledge bases.
15 March 2009: Submissions (EXTENDED)
15 April 2009: Notifications30 May 2009: Camera-ready of accepted papers
30 September - 2 October 2009: MTSR in MilanSee http://www.lintar.disco.unimib.it/MTSR09/index.html for details.