WWW8 Call for Papers

WWW8 Call For Papers  

Eighth International World Wide Web Conference

Conference Committee

Paper Submission

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline:  November 30, 1998
Author notification: February 1, 1999
Paper final version due:  March 1, 1999
Conference:  May 11-14, 1999

The WWW8 Conference, organized under the auspices of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2) and managed by Foretec Seminars, will consist of refereed technical papers,tutorials, workshops, posters, a W3C track, and a Developer's Day track. Technical papers present original reports of substantive new work in areas that can be theoretical (models, analysis techniques, semantics), empirical (experiments, case studies), or implementation-oriented (new systems, tools, methodologies, user interfaces). Papers should properly place the work within the field, cite related work, and clearly indicate the innovative aspects of the work and its contribution to the development of the WWW. Papers will be refereed by an international Program Committee.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of topics of interest:

WWW Performance

  • caching
  • replication
  • fault tolerance
  • performance monitoring
  • benchmarking
  • multimedia delivery
  • networking issues
  • User interfaces

  • novel interfaces
  • multimedia interfaces
  • interfaces for hand-held/mobile devices
  • virtual reality on the web
  • support for collaborative work
  • accessibility issues

    Browsers and Tools

  • browsers
  • authoring tools
  • web site management tools
  • application development tools
  • programming languages
  • Searching, Querying, and Indexing

  • information retrieval on the web
  • query mechanisms
  • web/database system interactions

    Hypertext and Hypermedia

  • metadata: XML/XSL, RDF, ...
  • designing documents and sites
  • hyperdocument visualization
  • navigation techniques
  • web models
  • Electronic Commerce and Security

  • web transactions
  • charging and payment protocols
  • security

    To submit a paper, go to http://witanweb.iit.nrc.ca/www8/

    Paper format: Papers should be no longer than 20 pages, with the main body set in a 12-point font. We will accept papers in HTML (browsable by any of The commonly used browsers), PostScript, or PDF formats.

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    Please send questions and comments to: info@www8.org

    Updated November 30, 1998