Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Riichiro Mizoguchi replaces Rudi Studer as a JWS editor-in-chief

Dr. Rudi Studer is stepping down as a founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Web Semantics after more than four years of excellent service and leadership. Professor Riichiro Mizoguchi will replace him as one of the journals three editors-in-chief. Rudi Studer is as Professor in Applied Informatics at the University of Karlsruhe, Institute AIFB. His research interests include knowledge management, Semantic Web technologies and applications, ontology management, data and text mining, service-oriented architectures, peer-to-peer systems, and Semantic Grid. Dr. Riichiro Mizoguchi is a Professor at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research in Osaka University, Japan. His research topics include the Semantic Web, knowledge-based systems, knowledge management, and intelligent educational systems. The Elsevier Journal of Web Semantics is the first journal devoted to the broad topic of the semantic web -- building intelligent systems and services on the World Wide Web. Since its establishment in 2003, it has published four issues per year. Dr. Mizoguchi joins continuing JWS editors-in-chief Drs. Carole Goble and Tim Finin.

JWS latex template

A latex template for the Journal of Web semantics can be found in this directory of latex files. The file jws.tex is an example that demonstrates the use of Elsevier's latex style files to prepare a document for the JWS. Short version:
  • copy elsart* to your directory.
  • use jws.tex as a model for your latex file
    • jws1.pdf is the output for jws.tex using elsart.cls. This is useful for a review copy of your paper.
    • jws2.pdf is the output for jws.tex using elsart3p.cls. This will closely approximate the final format for your paper.
  • jwsTemplate.tex is a simplified template