Welcome to KDO 2014

Welcome to the Knowledge Discovery in Ontologies Workshop

This workshop will be a second one, and it is formally attached to WI conference. The first edition in 2013 was a successful workshop at WI-IAT in Atlanta, having the participation of authors from Algeria, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, India, Palestinian Territory, Portugal, Switzerland, UK and USA.

As the first edition, this second edition workshop intends to promote the discussion about the automatic and semi-automatic construction of ontologies, a field of research that is usually referred to as ontology learning and population. Specifically, it focuses on the Artificial Intelligence contribution for such problems through techniques from the areas of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Automated Reasoning, Information Extraction and Knowledge Reuse.

Program Co-chairs:

  • Rosario Girardi, Federal University of Maranhao, Brazil
  • Lucelene Lopes, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Renata Vieira, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


  • The Workshop schedule is available and all presentations will be at Room 215 of the Old Library Building - Monday August 11 from 04:00 PM until 06:20 PM (local time)!
  • The accepted papers are public!
  • Submissions were open and the deadline is extended (FIRM) to April 22, 2014 (11:59 PM EST);
  • Program Committee is complete;
  • Venue information and registration is being handled for the main conference as a whole.
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