EASTWEB Project. http://latemar.science.unitn.it/EASTWEB. To access the restricted area, the password is “createnet”. Goals of the meeting. Get to know each other Establish the boards Share the understanding about the needs of reporting and co-financing
To access the restricted area, the password is “createnet”
12:30 – 14 Lunch
An External Advisory Board will be appointed and will be composed of 3 members from outside of the project. Two member of the Board will be from Industry, and one from another University or Institute.
Function: To monitor and review activities, evaluate results, and advertise this project to public.
University of Maryland
Frank Van Harmelen
Verizon Information Technology
By December 2006:
Definition of a “Shared Master” on Semantic Web in the framework of KnowledgeWeb
(Trento + Amsterdam + Madrid + Bolzano,
possibly Innsbruck & Galway?)
Experience of Swiss-AIT(VietNam) Master ?
Starting from January 2007:
During third year of project:
Students will start the double degree programs only after the end of the program!
“Co-supervised students will visit the foreign university for at least 6 months and work with the foreign supervisor before graduation.
The foreign supervisor will visit the university of the student at least one during the thesis”
Common admission criteria
Shared selection procedure
At the end students will get double degree
Several joint PhD programs (2°-3° year)
Students will be selected during 3° year
By January, 2007
A 7 days course delivered on each site by local teaching staff to train in the use, maintenance and management of the eLearning platform
Later update will be given through DL
E-Learning modules on evolution-maintainance of e-learning platform and management of KM portal
Pbm: How will the teaching staff know how to train the technicians?
There is a dependence on the e-learning activity
Delivery of lectureship, PhD supervision, Seminars
Delivery of Educational Material for the DL
Documented support to the project networking activities
To do asap:
1-2 months visits, supervised by senior researcher. Scientific report + evaluation.
Production of educational material
Production of scientific material (in Knowledge portal)
To do asap:
The LODE system
1-2 courses first year
4-6 courses second year
8-10 courses third year
Interactive board ?
Enable remote interaction
Collect and analize usage statistics and methodologies
See today’s videoconference
Enable teachers to perform remote evaluation
Keep track of students progress in a distributed environment
Use a lightweight information system
providing appropriate tool to the processes of gathering, querying and navigating knowledge.
Tools to be used include: semantic queries, context via ontology, matching of natural language queries into ontological concepts, semantic navigation, guidance via ontology, support to individual views to knowledge and dynamic views to knowledge, visualization of hierarchies, tools to capture users needs and integrates them into application assembly, ontology-based profiling.
PRODUCE Integrated platform to support EASTWEB Knowledge Portal
EASTWEB Knowledge Portal will contain:
We promised participation of 50% of EASTWEB PhD Students and Young Researchers to SSSW.
Problem: SSSW is not in our control...
Good news: SSSW organizers are our friends
A delicate issue!
Good news! First conference in China
Support student and young researcher mobility (to conferences, workshops)
ORGANIZE WORKSHOPS AT ASWC!
Working group with scientific and industrial partners
Communication and information toos with management staff
Definition and deployment of TechTransferNet
Collection of industrial best practices and SW guidelines
Identify key companies in Asia and Europe
Establishment of TechTransferNet
Collect best practices/evaluation
Organize international forums to discuss and define business cases
Possible sinergy with ASWC?
Possible sinergy with KnowledgeWeb?
At ASWC6 in Beijing, September 3-7 ?
Jim Hendler will be there...