Call for Papers


Important Dates

Deadline for paper submission

February 21, 2001

Notification of acceptance

March 30, 2001

Deadline final contributions

April 22, 2001


Submission Information

We invite contributions that advance the state-of-the-art in topics related to the purpose of the workshop. Persons interested in participating should submit either a technical paper (less than 6000 words) or a position paper (less than 1500 words) addressing new research issues. In addition, we solicit proposals for panel discussions and break-out groups that work towards visions for ontology learning. Submit before February 21, 2001 in electronic form (strongly preferred!) in postscript or pdf in the final IJCAI style format to:

or send three hard copies of your submission to:

"Ontology Learning OL2001“
Steffen Staab and Alexander Mädche
Institute AIFB,
Karlsruhe University,
D-76128 Karlsruhe,

All accepted papers will be published in the IJCAI-2001 workshop proceedings. Additionally, electronic proceedings will be available at

Organizing Committee

Steffen Staab (Contact)
AIFB, Karlsruhe University
phone: +49-721-608 4751
fax: +49-721-693 717
Ed Hovy Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California
Alexander Maedche AIFB, Karlsruhe University
Claire Nedellec Inference and Machine Learning Group, LRI, Université Paris Sud