Team Edelweiss

Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
Application Domains
New Results
Contracts and Grants with Industry
Other Grants and Activities


Major publications by the team in recent years

O. Corby.
Web, Graphs & Semantics, in: Proc. of the 16th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'2008), Toulouse, July 2008, p. 43-61.
O. Corby, R. Dieng-Kuntz, C. Faron-Zucker.
Querying the Semantic Web with Corese Search Engine, in: Proc. of the 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI'2004), Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems, Valencia, Spain, R. L. de Mantaras, L. Saitta (editors), August 22-27 2004, p. 705-709.
O. Corby, R. Dieng-Kuntz, C. Faron-Zucker, F. Gandon.
Searching the Semantic Web: Approximate Query Processing based on Ontologies, in: IEEE Intelligent Systems & their Applications, January-February 2006, vol. 21, no 1, p. 20-27.
O. Corby, R. Dieng-Kuntz, C. Hebert.
A Conceptual Graph Model for W3C Resource Description Framework, in: Conceptual Structures: Theory, Tools and Applications, Proc. of the 8th Int. Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'2000), Darmstadt, Allemagne, B. Ganter, G. W. Mineau (editors), Springer-Verlag, LNAI n. 1867, August 13 -17 2000, p. 468-482.
O. Corby, C. Faron-Zucker.
RDF/SPARQL Design Pattern for Contextual Metadata, in: Proc. of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Silicon Valley, USA, November 2007.
A. Delteil, C. Faron-Zucker.
A Graph-Based Knowledge Representation Language, in: Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2002), Brighton, Lyon, France, F. van Harmelen (editor), IOS Press, July 21- 26 2002, p. 297-301.
R. Dieng-Kuntz, O. Corby, F. Gandon, A. Giboin, J. Golebiowska, N. Matta, M. Ribière.
Knowledge Management: Méthodes et outils pour la gestion des connaissances, 3rd edition, DUNOD, Octobre 2005.
G. Erétéo, M. Buffa, F. Gandon, O. Corby.
Analysis of a Real Online Social Network using Semantic Web Frameworks, in: Proc. International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC, Washington, USA, October 2009, General Interest paper.
F. Gandon, L. Berthelot, R. Dieng-Kuntz.
A Multi-Agent Platform for a Corporate Semantic Web, in: Proceedings of AAMAS'2002 (First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems), Bringing People and Agents Together, Bologna, Italy, C. Castelfranchi, W. Johnson (editors), July 15-19 2002, p. 1025-1032.
F. Gandon, O. Corby, A. Giboin, N. Gronnier, C. Guigard.
Graph-based Inferences in a Semantic Web Server for the Cartography of Competencies in a Telecom Valley, in: Proc. International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC, Galway, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, November 6-10 2005.
A. Giboin.
Conversational Remembering in Teams of Road Accident Analysts: Using a Model of Collective Memory for Designing an Organizational Memory System, in: Le Travail Humain, 2000, vol. 63, no 3, p. 227-257.
K. Khelif, R. Dieng-Kuntz, P. Barbry.
An Ontology-based Approach to Support Text Mining and Information Retrieval in the Biological Domain, in: Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS), Special Issue on Ontologies and their Applications, December 2007, vol. 13, no 12.
I. Mirbel, J. Ralyte.
Situational Method Engineering : Combining Assembly-Based and Roadmap-driven Approaches, in: Requirement Engineering Journal, 2006, vol. 11, no 1, p. 58–78.

Publications of the year

Doctoral Dissertations and Habilitation Theses

F. Limpens.
Multi-points of View Semantic Enrichment of Folksonomies, University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis, October 2010.
N. Mokhtari.
Extraction et exploitation d'annotations sémantiques contextuelles à partir de texte, University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis, December 2010.

Articles in National Peer-Reviewed Journal

M. Zacklad, A. Giboin.
Applications à base de SOC hétérogènes : Thésaurus, ontologies, folksonomies (introductory article), in: Document numérique, 2011, to appear.
M. Zacklad, A. Giboin.
Systèmes d'Organisation des Connaissances (SOC) hétérogènes pour les applications documentaires, in: Document numérique, 2011, to appear.

International Peer-Reviewed Conference/Proceedings

A. Basse, F. Gandon, I. Mirbel, M. Lo.
Frequent Graph Pattern to Advertise the Content of RDF Triple Stores on the Web, in: Proc. Web Science Conference, Raleigh, NC, USA, April 2010.
O. Corby, C. Faron-Zucker.
The KGRAM Abstract Machine for Knowledge Graph Querying, in: Proc. IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference, Toronto, Canada, September 2010, p. 338-341.
F. Limpens, F. Gandon, M. Buffa.
Helping online Communities to Semantically Enrich Folksonomies, in: Proc. Web Science Conference, Raleigh, NC, USA, April 2010.
A. Monnin, F. Limpens, F. Gandon, D. Laniado.
Speech Acts Meets Tagging: NiceTag Ontology, in: Proc. AIS SigPrag, International Pragmatic Web Conference Track, I-Semantics, Graz, Austria, September 2010, p. 31:1–31:10.

National Peer-Reviewed Conference/Proceedings

O. Corby, C. Faron-Zucker.
KGRAM: une machine abstraite de graphes de connaissances, in: Proc. EGC, Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances, RNTI E-19, Hammamet, Tunisia, January 2010, p. 423-428.
O. Corby, C. Faron-Zucker.
La machine abstraite KGRAM et son langage GRAAL pour l'interrogation de graphes de connaissances, in: Proc. LMO, Langages et modèles à objets, Pau, France, March 2010, p. 67-81.
F. Limpens, F. Gandon, M. Buffa.
Un cycle de vie complet pour l'enrichissement sémantique des folksonomies, in: Proc. 11eme Conférence Internationale Francophone sur l'Extraction et la Gestion des Connaissances, EGC 2011, Brest, France, P. Poncelet (editor), RNTI, Hermann, Paris, January 2011, to appear.
A. Monnin, N. Delaforge.
Modéliser la ressource Web, contextualiser la référence : quelques enjeux pour le patrimoine numérique, in: Proc. Journée INA-Sup, Sciences Humaines et Patrimoine Numérique, 2011, to appear.

Workshops without Proceedings

F. Bugeaud, A. Giboin, E. Soulier.
Shared Representations for Innovation: Experience Feedback on Two Innovation-oriented Projects, in: Workshop Proceedings of 9th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, Aix-en-Provence, France, International Reports on Socio-Informatics, IISI - International Institute for Socio-Informatics, 2010, vol. 7, p. 191-207, Workshop "The mediation role of shared representations in cooperative activities: new challenges".
O. Corby, C. Domerg, J. Fabre, C. Faron-Zucker, A. Granier, I. Mirbel, V. Nègre, P. Neveu, A. Tireau.
Using Ontologies for R Functions Management, in: The R User Conference, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, July 2010.
F. Gandon, O. Corby.
Name that Graph, in: RDF Next Step Workshop, W3C, NCBO, Stanford, USA, June 2010.
A. Monnin, F. Limpens, D. Laniado, F. Gandon.
L'ontologie NiceTag : les tags en tant que graphes nommés, in: Atelier Web Social, 10ième Conférence Internationale Francophone sur l'Extraction et la Gestion des Connaissances, EGC, Hammamet, Tunisia, January 2010.
A. Tireau, C. Domerg, O. Corby, J. Fabre, C. Faron-Zucker, E. Gennari, A. Granier, I. Mirbel, V. Nègre, P. Neveu.
Using Annotations for R Functions Management, in: MOQA : Méta-données et Ontologies pour la Qualité des Annotations; JOBIM : Journées Ouvertes en Biologie, Informatique et Mathématiques, Montpellier, September 2010.

Scientific Books (or Scientific Book chapters)

G. Erétéo, M. Buffa, O. Corby, F. Gandon, M. Leitzelman, F. Limpens, P. Sander.
Semantic Social Network Analysis, a Concrete Case, in: Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities, IGI Global, 2010, to appear.
F. Gandon.
Ontologies in Computer Science, in: Ontology Theory, Management and Design: Advanced Tools and Models, IGI Global, 2010, p. 1-26, Eds. Faiez Gargouri and Wassim Jaziri.

Other Publications

T. Abdessalem, B. Cautis, A. Souhli.
Trust Management in Social Networks, 2010, Deliverable ISICIL.
F. Bugeaud, E. Soulier, M. Leitzelman, A. Giboin, A. Merle.
Rapprochement des points de vues sur les fonctionnalités d'ISICIL - Identification de fonctionnalités candidates, 2010, Deliverable ISICIL.
O. Cherif.
Query and Navigation of Semantic Graphs in Biology, ENSI, 2010.
M. Leitzelman.
Information Semantic Integration through Communities of Intelligence online, 2010, Deliverable ISICIL.
J. Maraninchi.
Graphic User Interface for Corese, 2010, ESIL.
S. Sow.
Design of a Client Software for Social Navigation and Bookmarking, U. Gaston Berger, Senegal, 2010.
C. Thiam.
Semantic Web Services and Event Manager, U. Gaston Berger, Senegal, 2010.

References in notes

E. Wenger, R. McDermott, William M. Snyder (editors)
Cultivating Communities of Practice - A Guide to Managing Knowledge, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA, 2002.
S. E. Borch, R. Kristiansen.
Business Process Models as Design Artefacts in ERP Development, in: Proceedings of the 30th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia IRIS 2007, August 2007.
S. Bresciani, A. Blackwell, M. Eppler.
A Collaborative Dimensions Framework: Understanding the Mediating Role of Conceptual Visualizations in Collaborative Knowledge Work, in: Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Washington, DC, USA, HICSS'08, IEEE Computer Society, 2008, p. 364–.
O. Corby, C. Faron-Zucker.
Implementation of SPARQL Query Language based on Graph Homomorphism, in: Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'2007), Sheffield, UK, July 2007, p. 472-475.
R. Dieng-Kuntz.
Corporate Semantic Webs, in: Encyclopaedia of Knowledge Management, D. Schwartz (editor), Idea Publishing Group, September 2005, p. 67-80.
G. Erétéo, M. Buffa, F. Gandon, P. Grohan, M. Leitzelman, P. Sander.
A State of the Art on Social Network Analysis and its Applications on a Semantic Web, in: Proc. SDoW2008 (Social Data on the Web), Workshop held with the 7th International Semantic Web Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 2008.
B. Markines, C. Cattuto, F. Menczer, D. Benz, A. Hotho, G. Stumme.
Evaluating Similarity Measures for Emergent Semantics of Social Tagging, in: 18th International World Wide Web Conference, April 2009, p. 641–641.
R. N. Raghavan, R. Albert, S. Kumara.
Near Linear Time Algorithm to Detect Community Structures in Large Scale Network, in: Phys. Rev., 2007, no E, 76, 036106.
P. Trompette, D. Vinck.
Revisiting the notion of Boundary Object, in: Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances, 2009, vol. 3, no 1, p. 3-25.
E. Wenger.
Communities of Practice: Learning as a Social System, in: Systems Thinker, 1998, vol. 9, no 5.