• Conference Date
  • 14-17 June 2021
  • Hannover, Germany

Topics of interest | Submission guidelines | Important dates | Organizers and Chairs | Program Committee

The goal of this workshop is to bring together different communities working on quality in Wikipedia, DBpedia, Wikidata, OpenStreetMap, Wikimapia and other open knowledge bases and data sources. The workshop calls for sharing research experience and knowledge related to quality assessment in open data. We invite papers that provide methodologies and techniques, which can help to verify and enrich various community based services in different languages.

Other editions of the workshop – QODW.org.

Topics of interest

  • Quality management in open knowledge bases
  • Large-scale information extraction
  • Detection of fake news, misinformation, disinformation
  • Assessment of geospatial data in OpenStreetMap, Wikimapia and other collaborative maps
  • Multilingual entity recognition for linking purposes
  • Enriching open databases with NLP methods
  • Reliability assessment of data sources
  • Improving quality of DBpedia, Wikidata and other semantic databases
  • Quality evaluation of Wikipedia and other collaborative open data in different languages
  • Enrichment of multilingual open knowledge bases
  • Analysis of references and citation data

Submission guidelines

  • Long papers: max. 12 pages
  • Work-in-progress reports: max. 6 pages

Papers must be submitted in PDF format according to Springer LNBIP template

Submission system is available at EasyChair.

Business Information Systems Workshops - Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing Papers approved for presentation at QOD 2021 will be published in BIS 2021 workshop post-conference proceedings, as a volume in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series. BIS 2021 Workshops proceedings will be distributed to workshop participants by regular mail. Accepted papers of the previous edition of the QOD workshop were published in volume number 394 of the LNBIP.

LNBIP is indexed in Scopus, DBLP and other databases. Workshop papers will be made available in electronic form by the BIS organizers to all workshop participants (and only to them) directly before the conference.

Important dates

  • April 30, 2021 (extended) – submission deadline for papers
  • May 20, 2021 – notification of acceptance/rejection
  • May 30, 2021 – submission of final papers (for presentation)
  • June 14, 2021 – the workshop
  • June 15-17, 2021 – the conference

Organizers and Chairs


Program Committee

  • Riccardo Albertoni, CNR-IMATI, Italy
  • Ioannis Chrysakis, FORTH-ICS, Greece / Ghent University, IDLab, imec, Belgium
  • Vittoria Cozza, ENEA, Italy
  • Suzanne Embury, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Antoine Isaac, Europeana & VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Ralf Härting, Hochschule Aalen, Germany
  • Dimitris Kontokostas, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Jose Emilio Labra Gayo, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
  • Maristella Matera, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Finn Årup Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark
  • Matteo Palmonari, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
  • Simon Razniewski, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
  • Blerina Spahiu, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy