WWW2007 Conference Overview

Events and Activities (Colour Key)

W3C AC Meeting
W4A Conference
World Organization of Webmasters
Tutorials
Workshops
Plenaries
Refereed Papers
Panels
Posters
Sponsored Talks
Developers Track
W3C Track
Web History Track
Web History Display
Sponsor Exhibition
BOFs
Miscellaneous

Sunday, May 6, 2007: Pre-conference W3C AC Meeting

RoomMt StephenCascade
LocationHM1HM2
8:30am to 10:00am  
break  
10:30am to 12 noon  
lunch break  
1:30pm to 3:00pm 
W3C AC Meeting
Orientation for new members
break  
3:30pm to 5:00pm 
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
Evening
W3C AC Reception
6:30pm to 9:30pm
 

Monday, May 7, 2007: Pre-conference W3C AC Meeting and More

RoomNew BrunswickAlbertaCascadeAlhambraGrizzly House
LocationHM2HM2HM2HM2Offsite
8:30am to 10:00am
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(Day 1 of 2) - details
World Organization of Webmasters (WOW)
Current Best Practices in Web Development and Design Tutorial (with WOW Web Professional Certification Exam Option) - details
W3C AC Meeting
(Day 1 of 2)
  
break     
10:30am to 12 noon
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(cont'd)
World Organization of Webmasters (WOW)
(cont'd)
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
  
lunch break
W4A Lunch
WOW Lunch
(Petrak or Riverview Lounge)
 
W3C AC Lunch
 
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(cont'd)
World Organization of Webmasters (WOW)
(cont'd)
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
  
break     
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(cont'd)
World Organization of Webmasters (WOW)
(cont'd)
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
  
Evening    
W4A Banquet
Offsite at Grizzly House, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Tuesday, May 8, 2007: Building the Web

RoomShaughnessyBeattyColemanTheatreNew BrunswickAlbertaCascadeOakNorquayFrontenacChamplainMcKenziePalliserEmpressLacombe
LocationCC2CC2CC2CC1HM2HM2HM2HM1HM1HM1HM1HM1HM1HM1HM1
8:30am to 10:00am
AIRWeb 2007: Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web
(Full-day workshop) - details
Query Log Analysis: Social and Technological Challenges
(Full-day workshop) - details
Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization
(Full-day workshop) - details
Foundations and Challenges of Web Advertising
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(Day 2 of 2) - details
Social and Collaborative Construction of Structured Knowledge
(Full-day workshop) - details
W3C AC Meeting
(Day 2 of 2)
User-Centric Identity for Web Applications
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Next Generation Web Services in Practice
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Health Care and Life Sciences Data Integration for the Semantic Web
(Full-day workshop) - details
Sponsored Search Auctions
(Full-day workshop) - details
I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identifications -- Entity-Centric Approaches to Information and Knowledge Management on the Web
(Full-day workshop) - details
MobEA V: Mobile Web in the Developing World
(Full-day workshop) - details
Robust Management of Web and Grid Ontologies and Metadata
(Full-day tutorial) - details
Cost-Effective Engineering of Web Application Product Lines (Reuse Beyond Components: Exploiting Similarity Patterns)
(Half-day tutorial) - details
break               
10:30am to 12 noon
AIRWeb 2007: Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web
(cont'd)
Query Log Analysis: Social and Technological Challenges
(cont'd)
Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization
(cont'd)
Foundations and Challenges of Web Advertising
(cont'd)
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(cont'd)
Social and Collaborative Construction of Structured Knowledge
(cont'd)
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
User-Centric Identity for Web Applications
(cont'd)
Next Generation Web Services in Practice
(cont'd)
Health Care and Life Sciences Data Integration for the Semantic Web
(cont'd)
Sponsored Search Auctions
(cont'd)
I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identifications -- Entity-Centric Approaches to Information and Knowledge Management on the Web
(cont'd)
MobEA V: Mobile Web in the Developing World
(cont'd)
Robust Management of Web and Grid Ontologies and Metadata
(cont'd)
Cost-Effective Engineering of Web Application Product Lines (Reuse Beyond Components: Exploiting Similarity Patterns)
(cont'd)
lunch break               
1:30pm to 3:00pm
AIRWeb 2007: Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web
(cont'd)
Query Log Analysis: Social and Technological Challenges
(cont'd)
Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization
(cont'd)
Learning to Rank in Vector Spaces and Social Networks
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(cont'd)
Social and Collaborative Construction of Structured Knowledge
(cont'd)
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
An Integrated Approach to Evaluating Web Accessibility: Automated, Manual and User-based Testing
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Deploying Web-scale Mash-ups by Linking Microformats and the Semantic Web
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Health Care and Life Sciences Data Integration for the Semantic Web
(cont'd)
Sponsored Search Auctions
(cont'd)
I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identifications -- Entity-Centric Approaches to Information and Knowledge Management on the Web
(cont'd)
MobEA V: Mobile Web in the Developing World
(cont'd)
Robust Management of Web and Grid Ontologies and Metadata
(cont'd)
Web Workloads: Characterization, Modeling and Application
(Half-day tutorial) - details
break               
3:30pm to 5:00pm
AIRWeb 2007: Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web
(cont'd)
Query Log Analysis: Social and Technological Challenges
(cont'd)
Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization
(cont'd)
Learning to Rank in Vector Spaces and Social Networks
(cont'd)
Web Accessibility (W4A) Conference
(cont'd)
Social and Collaborative Construction of Structured Knowledge
(cont'd)
W3C AC Meeting
(cont'd)
An Integrated Approach to Evaluating Web Accessibility: Automated, Manual and User-based Testing
(cont'd)
Deploying Web-scale Mash-ups by Linking Microformats and the Semantic Web
(cont'd)
Health Care and Life Sciences Data Integration for the Semantic Web
(cont'd)
Sponsored Search Auctions
(cont'd)
I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identifications -- Entity-Centric Approaches to Information and Knowledge Management on the Web
(cont'd)
MobEA V: Mobile Web in the Developing World
(cont'd)
Robust Management of Web and Grid Ontologies and Metadata
(cont'd)
Web Workloads: Characterization, Modeling and Application
(cont'd)
Evening
Web History Reception
(5:00pm to 8:00pm, starting in Riverview Lounge) - details

Wednesday, May 9, 2007: The Global Web

RoomVanHorneShaughnessyBeattyColemanTheatrePetrakNew BrunswickAlbertaCascade
LocationCC2CC2CC2CC2CC1HM2HM2HM2HM2
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2007 Opening Ceremonies and Plenary Speaker: Tim Berners-Lee (MIT/W3C)
The Two Magics of Web Science (Van Horne Ballroom) - details
break         
10:30am to 12 noon
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(Van Horne C)
Web History Track
Pioneers of the Web and E-Commerce - details
Technology for Developing Regions
1 of 2 (Communication in Developing Regions)

Connecting the Bottom of the Pyramid: An Exploratory Case Study of India's Rural Communication Environment

Communication as Information-Seeking: The Case for Mobile Social Software for Developing Regions

Optimal Audio-Visual Representations for Illiterate Users of Computers
Web Science (panel)
Moderator:
Phillip Hallam-Baker (Verisign) - details
 
Web History Display
Exhibit
XML and Web Data
1 of 2 (Querying and Transforming XML)

Multiway SLCA-based Keyword Search in XML Data

Visibly Pushdown Automata for Streaming XML

Mapping-Driven XML Transformation
Search
1 of 7 (Search Potpourri)

Navigation-Aided Retrieval

Efficient Search Engine Measurements

Efficient Search in Large Textual Collections with Redundancy
W3C Track
Making Mobile Web Browsing Better - details
lunch break         
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(cont'd)
Web History Track
(cont'd)
Web Delivery Models for Developing Regions (panel)
Moderator:
Amit Nanavati (IBM India) - details
Semantic Digital Libraries
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Industry Talks
Search and Data - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Browsers and User Interfaces
1 of 2 (Personalization)

Homepage Live: Automatic Block Tracing for Web Personalization

Open User Profiles for Adaptive News Systems: Help or Harm?

Investigating Behavioral Variability in Web Search
Search
2 of 7 (Crawlers)

The Discoverability of the Web

Combining Classifiers to Identify Online Databases

An Adaptive Crawler for Locating Hidden-Web Entry Points
W3C Track
Rich Web Applications - details
break         
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(cont'd)
Web History Track
(cont'd)
Technology for Developing Regions
2 of 2 (Networking Issues in the Web)

Identifying and Discriminating Between Web and Peer-to-Peer Traffic in the Network Core

Long Distance Wireless Mesh Network Planning: Problem Formulation and Solution

Is High-Quality VoD Feasible using P2P Swarming?
Semantic Digital Libraries
(cont'd)
 
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Browsers and User Interfaces
2 of 2 (Smarter Browsing)

CSurf: A Context-Driven Non-Visual Web-Browser

GeoTracker: Geospatial and Temporal RSS Navigation

Learning Information Intent via Observation
Search
3 of 7 (Web Graphs)

Random Web Crawls

Extraction and Classification of Dense Communities in the Web

Web Projections: Learning from Contextual Subgraphs of the Web
W3C Track
The Future of the Web Page - details
Evening
WWW2007 Welcome Reception
(Van Horne Ballroom and Foyer, 6:00pm to 8:00pm)

Thursday, May 10, 2007: Mining the Web

RoomVanHorneShaughnessyBeattyColemanTheatrePetrakNew BrunswickAlbertaCascade
LocationCC2CC2CC2CC2CC1HM2HM2HM2HM2
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2007 Announcements and Plenary Speaker: Prabhakar Raghavan (Yahoo! Research)
Web N.0: What sciences will it take? (Van Horne Ballroom) - details
break         
10:30am to 12 noon
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(Van Horne C)
Performance and Scalability
1 of 2 (Scalable Systems for Dynamic Content)

GlobeTP: Template-Based Database Replication for Scalable Web Applications

Consistency-preserving Caching of Dynamic Database Content

Optimized Query Planning of Continuous Aggregation Queries in Dynamic Data Dissemination Networks
Pervasive Web and Mobility
1 of 1 (Pervasive Web and Mobility)

Robust Web Page Segmentation for Mobile Terminal Using Content-Distances and Page Layout Information

PRIVE: Anonymous Location-Based Queries in Distributed Mobile Systems

A Mobile Application Framework for the Geospatial Web
Semantic Web with Data (panel)
Moderator:
Paul Miller (Talis) - details
Industry Talks
Web Search - details
Web History Display
Exhibit
XML and Web Data
2 of 2 (Parsing, Normalizing, and Storing XML)

Querying and Maintaining a Compact XML Storage

XML Design for Relational Storage

A High-Performance Interpretive Approach to Schema-Directed Parsing
Data Mining
1 of 5 (Identifying Structure in Web Pages)

Page-level Template Detection via Isotonic Smoothing

Towards Domain-Independent Information Extraction from Web Tables

Web Object Retrieval
W3C Track
Advances in Semantic Web - details
lunch break         
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(cont'd)
Performance and Scalability (panel)
Moderator:
Arun Iyengar (IBM Research) - details
Model Driven Semantic Web Engineering
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Developers Track
Programming the Web - details
Industry Panel
Mobile Web and Ajax - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Industrial Practice and Experience
1 of 1 (IPE)

Google News Personalization: Scalable Online Collaborative Filtering

Exploring in the Weblog Space by Detecting Informative and Affective Articles

Spam Double-Funnel: Connecting Web Spammers with Advertisers
Data Mining
2 of 5 (Mining Textual Data)

Summarizing Email Conversations with Clue Words

Organizing and Searching the World Wide Web of Facts - Step Two: Harnessing the Wisdom of the Crowds

Do Not Crawl in the DUST: Different URLs with Similar Text
W3C Track
Security and Usability on the Web - details
break         
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(cont'd)
Performance and Scalability
2 of 2 (Performance Engineering of Web Applications)

A Scalable Application Placement Controller for Enterprise Data Centers

A Unified Platform for Data Driven Web Applications with Automatic Client-Server Partitioning

MyXDNS: A Request Routing DNS Server With Decoupled Server Selection
Model Driven Semantic Web Engineering
(cont'd)
Developers Track
Web Tools - details
Web Search Privacy Issues (panel)
Moderator:
Greg Conti (USMA) - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Multimedia Metadata Standards in Semantic Web (panel)
Moderator:
Susan Boll (U. Oldenburg) and Raphael Troncy (CWI) - details
Search
4 of 7 (Search Quality and Precision)

Supervised Rank Aggregation

Navigating the Intranet with High Precision

Optimizing Web Search Using Social Annotations
W3C Track
Web of Services for Enterprise Computing - details
Evening
WWW2007 Banquet (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
(offsite at Brewster's MountView Barbecue; bus transportation provided)

Friday, May 11, 2007: Weaving the Web

RoomVanHorneShaughnessyBeattyColemanTheatrePetrakNew BrunswickAlbertaCascade
LocationCC2CC2CC2CC2CC1HM2HM2HM2HM2
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2007 Announcements and Plenary Speaker: Bill Buxton (Microsoft Research/University of Toronto)
Design for the World Narrow Web (Van Horne Ballroom) - details
break         
10:30am to 12 noon
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(Van Horne C)
Web Engineering
1 of 2 (Web Modeling)

Turning Portlets into Services: The Consumer Profile

A Framework for Rapid Integration of Presentation Components

Integrating Value-based Requirement Engineering Models to WebML using VIP Business Modeling Framework
Searching Personal Content (panel)
Moderator:
Yoelle Marek (Google, Israel) - details
Developers Track
Linked Data - details
Industry Talks
Web and Patents - details
Web History Display
Exhibit
Semantic Web
1 of 5 (Applications)

Toward Expressive Syndication on the Web

Exhibit: Light-weight Structured Data Publishing

SPARQ2L: Towards Support For Subgraph Extraction Queries in RDF Databases
Data Mining
3 of 5 (Similarity Search)

A New Suffix Tree Similarity Measure for Document Clustering

Scaling Up All Pairs Similarity Search

Detecting Near-Duplicates for Web Crawling
W3C Track
A Multimodal Web to Expand Universal Access - details
lunch break         
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(cont'd)
Web Engineering
2 of 2 (End-User Perspective and Measurement in Web Engineering)

Towards Effective Browsing of Large Scale Social Annotations

Supporting End-Users in the Creation of Dependable Web Clips

Effort Estimation: How Valuable is it for a Web company to Use a Cross-company Data Set, Compared to Using Its Own Single-company Data Set?
Web Services
1 of 2 (Orchestration and Choreography)

Towards the Theoretical Foundation of Choreography

Introduction and Evaluation of Martlet, a Scientific Workflow Language for Abstracted Parallelisation

Semi-Automated Adaptation of Service Interactions
Semantic Web: Technologies and Applications for the Real-World
(Half-day tutorial) - details
Developers Track
Emerging Web Platforms - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Semantic Web
2 of 5 (Similarity and Extraction)

Measuring Semantic Similarity between Words Using Web Search Engines

Using Google Distance to Weight Approximate Ontology Matches

Hierarchical, Perceptron-like Learning for Ontology-Based Information Extraction
Search
5 of 7 (Advertisements and Click Estimates)

Robust Methodologies for Modeling Web Click Distributions

Predicting Clicks: Estimating the Click-Through Rate for New Ads

Dynamics of Bid Optimization in Online Advertisement Auctions
W3C Track
Architectural Integration - details
break         
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
(cont'd)
Security, Privacy, Reliability, and Ethics
1 of 3 (Defending Against Emerging Threats)

Defeating Script Injection Attacks with Browser-Enforced Embedded Policies

Subspace: Secure Cross-Domain Communication for Web Mashups

Exposing Private Information by Timing Web Applications
Web Services
2 of 2 (SLAs and QoS)

Reliable QoS Monitoring Based on Client Feedback

Preference-based Selection of Highly Configurable Web Services

Speeding up Adaptation of Web Service Compositions Using Expiration Times
Semantic Web: Technologies and Applications for the Real-World
(cont'd)
Developers Track
Next Generation Web Servers - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Semantic Web
3 of 5 (Query Languages and DBs)

From SPARQL to Rules (and back)

Bridging the Gap Between OWL and Relational Databases

ActiveRDF: Object-Oriented Semantic Web Programming
Search
6 of 7 (Knowledge Discovery)

Compare&Contrast: Using the Web to Discover Comparable Cases for News Stories

Answering Bounded Continuous Search Queries in the World Wide Web

Answering Relationship Queries on the Web
W3C Track
Query, Interchange, and Access with XML! - details
5:00pm to 5:30pm 
Security, Privacy, Reliability, and Ethics
(Defending Against Emerging Threats)(cont'd)

On Anonymizing Query Logs via Token-based Hashing
Web Services
(SLAs and QoS) (cont'd)

DIANE - An Integrated Approach to Automated Service Discovery, Matchmaking and Composition
   
Semantic Web
(Query Languages and DBs) (cont'd)

Explorations in the Use of Semantic Web Technologies for Product Information Management
  
Evening         

Saturday, May 12, 2007: The World Wide Web and You

RoomShaughnessyBeattyColemanTheatrePetrakNew BrunswickAlberta
LocationCC2CC2CC2CC1HM2HM2HM2
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2007 Announcements and Plenary Speaker: Dick Hardt (SXIP Identity)
An Identity Story (Van Horne Ballroom) - details
break       
10:30am to 12 noon
Semantic Web
4 of 5 (Ontologies)

Yago: A Core of Semantic Knowledge - Unifying WordNet and Wikipedia

Ontology Summarization Based on RDF Sentence Graph

Just the Right Amount: Extracting Modules from Ontologies
E* Applications
1 of 2 (E-Communities)

The Complex Dynamics of Collaborative Tagging

Expertise Networks in Online Communities: Structure and Algorithms

Internet-Scale Collection of Human-Reviewed Data
Developers Track
Web Data 1 - details
Industry Talks
Web Enterprises - details
Web History Display
Exhibit
Security, Privacy, Reliability, and Ethics
2 of 3 (Passwords and Phishing)

CANTINA: A Content-Based Approach to Detecting Phishing Web Sites

Learning to Detect Phishing Emails

A Large-Scale Study of Web Password Habits
Search
7 of 7 (Personalization)

Dynamic Personalized Pagerank in Entity-Relation Graphs

A Large-scale Evaluation and Analysis of Personalized Search Strategies

Privacy-Enhancing Personalized Web Search
lunch break       
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Semantic Web
5 of 5 (Semantic Web and Web 2.0)

The Two Cultures: Mashing Up Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web (position paper)

Analysis of Topological Characteristics of Huge Online Social Networking Services

P-TAG: Large Scale Automatic Generation of Personalized Annotation TAGs for the Web
E* Applications
2 of 2 (E-Commerce and E-Content)

DETECTIVES: DETEcting Coalition hiT Inflation attacks in adVertising nEtworks Streams

Extraction and Search of Chemical Formulae in Text Documents on the Web

A Content-Driven Reputation System for the Wikipedia
Developers Track
Web Data 2 - details
Industry Panel
Social Computing - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Birds of a Feather (BOF) Session 1 of 2
The WWW and China - details
Data Mining
4 of 5 (Predictive Modeling of Web Users)

Demographic Prediction based on User's Browsing Behavior

Why We Search: Visualizing and Predicting User Behavior

Topic Sentiment Mixture: Modeling Facets and Opinions in Weblogs
break       
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Security, Privacy, Reliability, and Ethics
3 of 3 (Access Control and Trust on the Web)

A Fault Model and Mutation Testing of Access Control Policies

Analyzing Web Access Control Policies

Compiling Cryptographic Protocols for Deployment on the Web
Cancelled
Cancelled
Industry Panel
New Web-based Business Models: Money or Meaning? - details
Web History Display
(cont'd)
Birds of a Feather (BOF) Session 2 of 2
Topic TBD - details
Data Mining
5 of 5 (Mining in Social Networks)

Wherefore Art Thou R3579X? Anonymized Social Networks, Hidden Patterns, and Structural Steganography

Information Flow Modeling based on Diffusion Rate for Prediction and Ranking

NetProbe: A Fast and Scalable System for Fraud Detection in Online Auction Networks
Evening
WWW2007 Closing Ceremony
5:00pm to 5:30pm