Symposium Program

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3rd Nov. (Diplomat 4)4th Nov. (Recengy 3)5th Nov. (Room 314)

5th International Web Rule Symposium: Research-Based and Industry-Focused November 3rd-5th, 2011, Westin Diplomat, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

*  Informal Arrival Dinner is arranged on Wednesday Nov 2nd, in Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Hotel 8.00 pm. The dinner cost is not covered by the fee of the conference.

Day 1: Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 2011
08:00–08:30 Registration
08:30–09:00 Chairs’ Opening Address
09:00–10:00 Keynote: Business Executives Sharing Knowledge with Inference Engines: News from the ONTORULE Project, Christian de Sainte Marie (ILOG, IBM)
Rules, Semantic Technology, and Cross-Industry Standards Chair: Benjamin Grosof, Vulcan Inc.
10:00–10:30 Design and Implementation of Highly Modular Schemas for XML: Customization of RuleML in Relax NG, Tara Athan and Harold Boley
10:30–11:00 Towards RIF-OWL Combination: An Effective Reasoning Technique in Integrating OWL and Negation-free Rules, Mohammad Sadnan Al Manir
11:00–11:30 Break
Rules and Automated Reasoning Chair: Eric Jui-Yi Kao, Stanford University
11:30–12:00 Invited Track Paper: Consistency and Provenance in Rule Processing, Eric Jui-Yi Kao
12:00–12:30 D2R2: Disk-oriented Deductive Reasoning in a RISC-style RDF Engine, Mohamed Yahya and Martin Theobald, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics
12:30–13:00 Principles of the SymposiumPlanner Instantiations of Rule Responder, Zhili Zhao, Adrian Paschke, Chaudhry Usman Ali and Harold Boley
13:00–14:00 Lunch
Cloud Computing and Rules Chair: Said Tabet, EMC2
14.00-15.00 Keynote: Rule-enhanced Domain Models for Cloud Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Management, Marcus Spies, University of Munch
15.00-15.30 Invited Track Paper: Cloud Computing: Enabling Compliance with standards and declarative rule-based frameworks, Said Tabet and Marlin Pohlman, EMC
15:30–16:00 Role Assignment in Institutional Clouds for Rule-based Enterprise Management, Jeremy Pitt, Julia Schaumeier and Alexander Artikis
16:00–16:30 Break
16:30–17:10 OMG Presentation: Rules and OMG Standards at RuleML2011, Said Tabet, EMC Chair: Frank Olken,
Frank Olken Consulting
Vocabularies, Ontologies, and Business Rules I Chair: Frank Olken,
Frank Olken Consulting
17:10–17:40 Lexicalized ontology for a business rules management platform: An automotive use case, Nouha Omrane, Adeline Nazarenko, Peter Rosina, Sylvie Szulman and Christoph Westphal
17:40–18:10 Representing and Solving Rules-based Decision Models with Constraint Solvers, Jacob Feldman
Day 2: Friday, Nov 4th, 2011
08:00–08:30 Registration
08:30–9:30 Keynote: Event-driven Rules: Experiences in CEP, Paul Vincent, TIBCO Chair: Adrian Paschke, Free University of Berlin
Rule-Based Event Processing and Reaction Rules
9:30–9:55 Invited Track Paper: Standards for Complex Event Processing and Reaction Rules, Adrian Paschke, Paul Vincent, Florian Springer
9:55–10:20 Supporting Data Consistency in Concurrent Process Execution with Assurance Points and Invariant Rules, Susan Urban, Andrew Courter, Le Gao and Mary Shuman
10:20–10:45 Probabilistic Event Calculus based on Markov Logic Networks, Anastasios Skarlatidis, Georgios Paliouras, George Vouros and Alexander Artikis
10:45–11:00 On Applying Temporal Database Concepts to Event Queries, Foruhar Ali Shiva and Susan Urban short paper
11:00–11:30 Break
Clinical Semantic and Rules Chair: Frank Olken,
Frank Olken Consulting
11.30-12.00 Invited Track Paper: Standards, Data Models, Ontologies, Rules : Prerequisites for Comprehensive Clinical Practice Guideline, Emory Fry, Davide Sottara
12.00–12:30 Event Condition Expectation (ECE-) Rules for Monitoring Observable Systems, Stefano Bragaglia, Federico Chesani, Paola Mello, Marco Montali, Davide Sottara and Emory Fry
12:30–13:30 Lunch
RuleML-2011 Challenge Chair: Davide Sottara, DEIS, University of Bologna
13:30–14:30 Keynote: Rules, Tables and Decisions: A Family History Tale, Jan Vanthienen, KU Leuven, World Authority on Decision Tables Chair: Davide Sottara, DEIS, University of Bologna
14:30–19:00 RuleML-2011 Challenge Demos
14:30– 14:55 The SDL Library: Querying a Relational Database with an Ontology, Rules and the Jess EngineJaroslaw Bak, Maciej Falkowski and Czeslaw Jedrzejek
14:55– 15:20 SWEETInfo: a Web-Based System for Visualizing and Querying Temporal Data, Martin O’Connor and Amar K. Das
15:20– 15:45 BIOQUERY-ASP: Querying Biomedical Ontologies using Answer Set Programming, Esra Erdem, Halit Erdogan and Umut Oztok
15:45 – 16:10 Managing High Disease Risk Factors : a use case in the KMR-II Healthcare Infrastructure, Davide Sottara, Emory Fry, Esteban Aliverti, Mauricio Salatino, John Harby, Stefan Killen, Tuyet Nguyen, Mike Wright
16:10– 16:30 Break
16.30 – 16.55 Emergency Services: Process, Rules and Events, Mauricio Salatino, Esteban Aliverti and Demian Calcaprina
16:55 – 17:20 Processing of Complex Stock Market Events Using Background Knowledge, Kia Teymourian, Malte Rohde and Adrian Paschke
17:20 – 17:45 Combining Rules and Ontologies with Carneades, Thomas Gordon
17:45 – 18:10 An SBVR Editor with Highlighting and Auto-completion, Pagan Gazzard, Alexandros Marinos and Paul Krause
18:10 – 18:35 Validation with the RuleML Version 1.0 Parameterized Relax NG schema, Tara Athan
18:35 – 18:55 SymposiumPlanner: Querying Two Virtual Organization Committees, Zhili Zhao, Adrian Paschke, Chaudhry Usman Ali and Harold Boley
19:00–19:15 Best Paper Award voting
Challenge demos voting
19:30–21:30 Conference dinner in Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Hotel
Best Paper Award assignment
Best Demo Award assignment
Day 3: Saturday, Nov 5th, 2011
08:00–08:30 Registration
08:30–9:10 Invited presentation: Efficient rule and query execution with CLIF++, Jans Aasman, Franz Inc. Chair: Harold Boley, NRC
Vocabularies, Ontologies, and Business Rules II Chair: Harold Boley, NRC
9:10–10:40 Towards Directly Applied Ontological Constraints in a Semantic Decision Table, Yan Tang
10:40–10:55 SWRL-based context awareness for application servers hosting digital services, Christophe Gravier, Yves-Gael Billet and Jacques Fayolle, Telecom France short paper
10:55–11:10 Applications of Relaxed Safeness in Datalog-Based Policy Languages, Moritz Y. Becker and Jason Mackay, Microsoft Research short paper
11.10-11.40 Break
Vocabularies, Ontologies, and Business Rules III Chair: Harold Boley, NRC
11:40–12:20 Industry presentation: Recent Advances in the SILK Knowledge Representation and its Usage, Benjamin Grosof
12:20–12:50 Extended Rules in Knowledge-based Data Access, Jaroslaw Bak, Grażyna Brzykcy and Czeslaw Jedrzejek
12:50–13:05 Knowledgebase Representation Language Interoperation Tool, Yevgen Biletskiy, Taylor Osmun and Patrick Thebeau short paper
13:05–14:00 Lunch
NIEM and Rules Chair: David Webber
Oracle Corporation
14:00–14:30 Invited Track Paper: Understanding NIEM and Rules Needs, David R.R.Webber
14.30-15.30 Round table with NIEM community
Justin Stekervetz, NIEM PMO, NIEM Architecture
Jim Cabral, MTG Management Consultants LLC and chair of OASIS LegalXML
: LegalXML and Privacy Policy Technical Framework
Vijay Mehra, Practice Lead at Computech Inc. An Introduction to the Information Sharing Environment
15:30-16:00 Break
Rules and Norms Chair: Monica Palmirani, University of Bologna
16:00–16:30 Designing for Compliance: Norms and Goals, Francesco Olivieri, Guido Governatori, Simone Scannapieco and Matteo Cristani
16.30-17.00 Invited Track Paper: LegalRuleML: XML-Based Rules and Norms, Monica Palmirani and Guido Governatori
17.00-18.00 Round table on LegalRuleML
18.00-18.15 Closing Session and RuleML2012@ECAI Announcement
18:30–19:00 RuleML Steering Committee Meeting

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