[Air-L] Call for Papers (a Special Issue of Webology), Folksonomies, the Web and Search Engines

Alireza Noruzi nouruzi at gmail.com
Mon May 19 08:00:28 PDT 2008

Dear All, apologies for cross-posting.
Webology: Call for Papers (a Special Issue), Folksonomies, the Web and
Search Engines

Background and Significance:
 Folksonomy is a user-generated system that allows users to tag their
favorite web resources with their chosen natural-language words or
phrases. These tags can be used to classify web resources and to
express users' preferences. Folksonomy may  be generated and shared
collaboratively by the creators and consumers of web content.

 Contributions to this Special Issue (Volume 5, Number 3) should
address Folksonomies, Taxonomies, Knowledge Organizartion,  the Web
and Search Engines. Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the
following topics:

 - Folksonomies
 - Taxonomies
 - Search engines
 - Information retrieval
 - Social bookmarking
 - Social tagging
 - Social classification
 - Social softwares
 - Social networks
 - Social indexing
 - Collaborative tagging
 - Controlled vocabulary
 - Knowledge organization
 - Knowledge management
 - The role of the folksonomy in information retrieval

 The topics above are not a comprehensive list of all possible topics
for this Special Issue. Submissions to this Special Issue should
address the topics above (as well as other related topics).

 Submissions should follow the Author Guidelines of Webology avilable
at: http://www.webology.ir/guidelines.html .
 All Submissions will be acknowledged and then refereed by at least 2
reviewers. Authors should indicate that the submission is intended for
the Special Issue on Folksonomies, the Web and Search Engines, in the
accompanying cover letter.

 All submissions must be in English, and should represent the original
work of the authors. Improved versions of papers previously published
in conference proceedings are welcome, provided that no copyright
limitations exist. Submissions must be made electronically via e-mail
to the Guest Editor (sending a CC: copy to the Editor-in-Chief). The
manuscript should be included as an attachment in MS-Word.

 E-mail address for submission:
         Louise.Spiteri at dal.ca
 Alternative e-mail address for submission:
         CC: Nouruzi at gmail.com

Important Dates:
 August 15, 2008: Deadline for submission of papers. All submissions
are due to the Guest Editor.
 September 15, 2008: Notification to authors.
 September 30, 2008: Special Issue is published.

Guest Editor of the Special Issue:
 Dr. Louise Spiteri
 School of Information Management
 Dalhousie University

 Call for Papers:
  -- http://www.webology.ir/cfp.html

 Best regards,
 Alireza Noruzi, PhD
 Editor-in-Chief of Webology
 ~ The great aim of Open Access journals is knowledge sharing. ~

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