WWW2008 Conference Overview

Events and Activities (Colour Key)

W3C AC Meeting (W3C AC)
W4A Conference (W4A)
World Organization of Webmasters (WoW)
Tutorials
Workshops
Keynote
Refereed Papers
Panels
Posters
Developers Track
W3C Track
WWW in China Track
Industrial Track
Sponsor Exhibition
BOFs
Miscellaneous

Note: Room allocation is in tentative status and is subjected to change according to the capacity requirement of the respective session.


Sunday, April 20, 2008: Pre-conference W3C AC Meeting

Room Hall 2A Hall 2B
Location (BICC) Level 2 Level 2
8:30am to 10:00am    
break    
10:30am to 12 noon    
lunch break    
1:30pm to 3:00pm  
W3C AC
Orientation for new members
break    
3:30pm to 5:00pm  
W3C AC
(cont'd)
Evening
W3C AC Reception
6:30pm to 9:30pm
 

Monday, April 21, 2008: Pre-conference W3C AC Meeting, W4A And Tutorials

Room 201C 302 201A 305A 301 201B 311A 303 305B 305C Hall 2AB
Location (BICC) Level 2 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2
8:30am to 10:00am
TF1 - Tools for large networks: Structure and diffusion
details
TF2 - Web Engineering: Creating Solutions in the Age of Emotion, SOA, and Web 2.0
details
TF3 - An Introduction to Web Mining
details
TA1 - User Experience
details
TA2 - Introduction to the Semantic Web (through an example...)
details
TA3 - Learning to rank for information retrieval
details
TA4 - Electronic Contracts
details
TA5 - Interactive Television and the Web
details
TA6 - Opinion Mining and Summarization on the Web
details
W4A
W3C AC
details
break                      
10:30am to 12 noon
TF1 - Tools for large networks: Structure and diffusion
(cont'd)
TF2 - Web Engineering: Creating Solutions in the Age of Emotion, SOA, and Web 2.0
(cont'd)
TF3 - An Introduction to Web Mining
(cont'd)
TA1 - User Experience
(cont'd)
TA2 - Introduction to the Semantic Web (through an example...)
(cont'd)
TA3 - Learning to rank for information retrieval
(cont'd)
TA4 - Electronic Contracts
(cont'd)
TA5 - Interactive Television and the Web
(cont'd)
TA6 - Opinion Mining and Summarization on the Web
(cont'd)
W4A
(cont'd)
W3C AC
(cont'd)
lunch break                      
1:30pm to 3:00pm
TF1 - Tools for large networks: Structure and diffusion
(cont'd)
TF2 - Web Engineering: Creating Solutions in the Age of Emotion, SOA, and Web 2.0
(cont'd)
TF3 - An Introduction to Web Mining
(cont'd)
TP1 - Adaptive systems for E-learning
details
TP2 - RDFa: Extensible Structured Data in HTML
details
TP3 - Interlinking Online Communities and Enriching Social Software with the Semantic Web
details
TP6 - Producing XML that works internationally
details
TP5 - A Semantic Multimedia Web: Create, Annotate, Present and Share your Media
details
TP4 - Online advertising: business models, technologies and issues
details
W4A
(cont'd)
W3C AC
(cont'd)
break                      
3:30pm to 5:00pm
TF1 - Tools for large networks: Structure and diffusion
(cont'd)
TF2 - Web Engineering: Creating Solutions in the Age of Emotion, SOA, and Web 2.0
cont'd)
TF3 - An Introduction to Web Mining
(cont'd)
TP1 - Adaptive systems for E-learning
(cont'd)
TP2 - RDFa: Extensible Structured Data in HTML
(cont'd)
TP3 - Interlinking Online Communities and Enriching Social Software with the Semantic Web
(cont'd)
TP6 - Producing XML that works internationally
(cont'd)
TP5 - A Semantic Multimedia Web: Create, Annotate, Present and Share your Media
(cont'd)
TP4 - Online advertising: business models, technologies and issues
(cont'd)
W4A
(cont'd)
W3C AC
(cont'd)
Evening                  
W4A Banquet
Li Jiang Hall
W3C AC Dinner
details

Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Pre-conference W3C AC Meeting, W4A, WoW, Workshops

Room 201B 302 303 201A 301 201C 311A 305A 311B Hall 2C 305C 305B Hall 2AB
Location (BICC) Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2
8:30am to 10:00am
WS1 - Web Science Workshop (WSW2008)
details
WS2 - Location and the Web (LocWeb) 2008
details
WS3 - International Workshop on Context Enabled Source and Service Selection, Integration and Adaptation (CSSSIA 2008)
details
WS4 - Linked Data on the Web (LDW2008)
details
WS5 - Fourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web (AIRWeb 2008)
details
WS6 - Targeting and Ranking for Online Advertising
details
WS7 - MobEA VI: Personal Rich Social Media
details
WS8 - Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences
details
WS9A - International Workshop on Question Answering on the Web (QAWeb2008)
details
WS10A - Workshop on Social Web and Knowledge Management (SWKM2008)
details
W4A
details
WoW
details
W3C AC
details
break                          
10:30am to 12 noon
WS1 - Web Science Workshop (WSW2008)
(cont'd)
WS2 - Location and the Web (LocWeb) 2008
(cont'd)
WS3 - International Workshop on Context Enabled Source and Service Selection, Integration and Adaptation (CSSSIA 2008)
(cont'd)
WS4 - Linked Data on the Web (LDW2008)
(cont'd)
WS5 - Fourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web (AIRWeb 2008)
(cont'd)
WS6 - Targeting and Ranking for Online Advertising
(cont'd)
WS7 - MobEA VI: Personal Rich Social Media
(cont'd)
WS8 - Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences
(cont'd)
WS9A - International Workshop on Question Answering on the Web (QAWeb2008)
(cont'd)
WS10A - Workshop on Social Web and Knowledge Management (SWKM2008)
(cont'd)
W4A
(cont'd)
WoW
(cont'd)
W3C AC
(cont'd)
lunch break                          
1:30pm to 3:00pm
WS1 - Web Science Workshop (WSW2008)
(cont'd)
WS2 - Location and the Web (LocWeb) 2008
(cont'd)
WS3 - International Workshop on Context Enabled Source and Service Selection, Integration and Adaptation (CSSSIA 2008)
(cont'd)
WS4 - Linked Data on the Web (LDW2008)
(cont'd)
WS5 - Fourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web (AIRWeb 2008)
(cont'd)
WS6 - Targeting and Ranking for Online Advertising
(cont'd)
WS7 - MobEA VI: Personal Rich Social Media
(cont'd)
WS8 - Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences
(cont'd)
WS9P - NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX 2008)
details
WS10P - Workshop on Social Web Search and Mining (SWSM2008)
details
W4A
(cont'd)
WoW
(cont'd)
W3C AC
(cont'd)
break                          
3:30pm to 5:00pm
WS1 - Web Science Workshop (WSW2008)
(cont'd)
WS2 - Location and the Web (LocWeb) 2008
(cont'd)
WS3 - International Workshop on Context Enabled Source and Service Selection, Integration and Adaptation (CSSSIA 2008)
(cont'd)
WS4 - Linked Data on the Web (LDW2008)
(cont'd)
WS5 - Fourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web (AIRWeb 2008)
(cont'd)
WS6 - Targeting and Ranking for Online Advertising
(cont'd)
WS7 - MobEA VI: Personal Rich Social Media
(cont'd)
WS8 - Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences
(cont'd)
WS9P - NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX 2008)
(cont'd)
WS10P - Workshop on Social Web Search and Mining (SWSM2008)
(cont'd)
W4A
(cont'd)
WoW
(cont'd)
W3C AC
(cont'd)
Evening                          

Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Web of People

Room / Location
Convention Hall 1 (Level 2)
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2008 Opening Ceremonies and Plenary Keynote: Dr. Kai-Fu Lee (Google)
Title: Cloud Computing
break                      
Room Hall 2A Hall 2B Hall 2C 201C 302 305C 201B 201A 305AB Exhibtion Hall 1 Convention Hall 1
Location (BICC) Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 2 Level 3 Level 1 Level 2
10:30am to 12 noon  
Panel - The Future of Online Social Interactions: What to Expect in 2020
Moderator: Ajita John
Search: Query Analysis

Modeling Anchor Text and Classifying Queries to Enhance Web Document Retrieval

Unsupervised Query Segmentation using Generative Language Models and Wikipedia

Spatial Variation in Search Engine Queries
Web Engineering - Applications

Mining, Indexing, and Searching for Textual Chemical Molecule Information on the Web

Value-Driven Design for "Infosuasive" Web Applications

Organizing and Sharing Distributed Personal Web-Service Data
Semantic Web I

Structured Objects in OWL: Representation and Reasoning

Computing Minimum Cost Diagnoses to Repair Populated DL-based Ontologies

Scalable Querying Services over Fuzzy Ontologies
Social Networks: Analysis of Social Networks and Online Interaction Spaces

Statistical analysis of the social network and discussion threads in Slashdot

Yes, There is a Correlation - From Social Networks to Personal Behavior on the Web

Knowledge Sharing and Yahoo Answers: Everyone Knows Something
Ind. Track

Characterizing Typical and Atypical User Sessions in Clickstreams

Planetary-Scale Views on a Large Instant-Messaging Network

Online Auctions Efficiency: A Survey of eBay Auctions
Dev. Track
Accessibility, Mobility, Ontology

The Web Accessibility Model Reforms

Integrating mobile services and content with the Internet

"Pudoo" - A Large-scale Collaborative Ontology Development and Sharing Environment

Janus: Automatic Ontology Builder from XSD files
W3C Track - The Web on the Move
details
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
lunch break                      
1:30pm to 3:00pm
WWW in China: Keynote I - William Chang (Baidu)
The WWW in China
Panel - Protecting the Web: Phishing, Malware, and Other Security Threats
Moderator: Greg Aaron
Data Mining: Log Analysis

Query-Sets: Using Implicit Feedback and Query Patterns to Organize Web Documents

Mining the Search Trails of Surfing Crowds: Identifying Relevant Websites From User Activity

Using the Wisdom of the Crowds for Keyword Generation
XML

Learning Deterministic Regular Expressions for the Inference of Schemas from XML Data

Efficient Evaluation of Generalized Path Pattern Queries on XML Data

On Incremental Maintenance of 2-hop Labeling of Graphs
Technology for Developing Regions

Organizing the Unorganized -- Employing IT to Empower the Under-privileged

DTWiki: A Disconnection and Intermittency Tolerant Wiki

Action Science Approach to Nonprofit Housing Services using Web 2.0 Mapping Tools
Internet Monetization: Online advertising

Externalities in Online Advertising

A combinatorial allocation mechanism with penalties for banner advertising

Dynamic Cost-Per-Action Mechanisms and Applications to Online Advertising
Ind. Track

Internet Innovation & Business Opportunities

Patents, web and open source: war and peace?
Dev. Track
Semantic Web I

SearchPoint --- a New Paradigm of Web Search

Building Semantic Web Based Applications with Watson

The NeOn Ontology Engineering Toolkit
W3C Track - Open Your Data!
details
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
break                      
3:30pm to 5:30pm
WWW in China: Academic Panel
Moderator: Hang Li
details
Panel - Information "Uptrieval": Exploring Models for Content Assimilation and Aggregation for Developing Regions
Moderator: Arun Kumar
Search: Corpus Characterization and Search Performance

Genealogical Trees on the Web: A Search Engine User Perspective

A graph-theoretic approach to webpage segmentation

Performance of Compressed Inverted List Caching in Search Engines
Browsers and UI

Personalized Web Exploration with Task Models

Validating the Use and Role of Visual Elements of Web Pages in Navigation with an Eye-Tracking Study

Improving Relevance Judgment of Web Search Results with Image Excerpts

KeySurf: A character controlled browser for people with physical disabilities
Internet Monetization: Recommendation and Security

Optimal Marketing Strategies over Social Networks

Trust-based recommendation systems: an axiomatic approach

Secure or insure? A game-theoretic analysis of information security games
Social Networks: Discovery and Evolution of Communities

Tag-based Social Interest Discovery

FacetNet: A Framework for Analyzing Communities and Their Evolutions in Dynamic Networks

Statistical Properties of Community Structure in Large Social and Information Networks
BOF

(3:30pm to 4:30pm)
Multilingual Web Sites
Organizer: M.T. Carrasco Benitez

(4:30pm to 5:30pm)
SPARQL2 - Where next?
Organizer: Andy Seaborne
Dev. Track
Web Search and Web Services

Yahoo Pinpoint - a where are they now? location broker

Sitemaps: A content discovery protocol for the web

Syndicating Google Webmaster Tools: Improving content's quality and performance

Haley: An EndtoEnd, Scalable Web Service Composition Tool

Two years of Nuth: what we learned
W3C Track - An International Web
details
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
Evening
WWW2008 Welcome Reception
(Venue: Convention Hall 1, BICC - Level 2, 6:00pm to 8:00pm)

Thursday, April 24, 2008: Web of Rich Media

Room / Location
Convention Hall 1 (Level 2)
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2008 Morning Announcements and Plenary Keynote: Dr. Harry Shum (Microsoft)
Title: Taking Search to New Frontiers
break                      
Room Hall 2A Hall 2B Hall 2C 201C 302 305C 201B 201A 305AB Exhibtion Hall 1 Convention Hall 1
Location (BICC) Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 2 Level 3 Level 1 Level 2
10:30am to 12 noon
WWW in China: Keynote II - Bill Huang (China Mobile)
details
Panel - Rich Media and Web 2.0
Moderator: Edward Chang
Search: Ranking and Retrieval Enhancement

Ranking Refinement and Its Application to Information Retrieval

Learning to Rank Relational Objects and Its Application to Web Search

Contextual Advertising by Combining Relevance with Click Feedback
XML

XML Data Dissemination using Automata on top of Structured Overlay Networks

Utility-driven Load Shedding for XML Stream Processing

SewNet - A Framework for Creating Services utilizing Telecom Functionality
Security I: Misc

Privacy-Enhanced Sharing of Personal Content on the Web

Detecting Image Spam using Visual Features and Near Duplicate Detection

Better Abstractions for Secure Server-Side Scripting
Semantic Web II

Networked Graphs: A Declarative Mechanism for SPARQL Rules, SPARQL Views and RDF Data Integration on the Web

SPARQL Basic Graph Pattern Optimization Using Selectivity Estimation

Scaling RDF with Time
Ind. Track

Computational Advertising
Dev. Track
Mash-ups

Data level mashups with Semantic Web Pipes

Simple and robust browser side template processing for Ajax based web applications

MyTag: Personalized Cross-Media Search in Folksonomies
W3C Track - Integrating the Web in Society
details
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
lunch break                      
1:30pm to 3:30pm
WWW in China: Industrial Panel
Moderator: William Chang
details
Panel - Towards the Policy-Aware Web: The Real Web 3.0
Moderator: Renato Iannella
Data Mining

FloatCascade Learning for Fast Imbalanced Web Mining

Recommending Questions Using the MDL-based Tree Cut Model

Learning to Classify Short and Sparse Text & Web with Hidden Topics from Large-scale Data Collections
Web Service Composition

Matching Independent Global Constraints for Composite Web Services

Wishful Search: Interactive Composition of Data Mashups

Extending the Compatibility Notion for Abstract WS-BPEL Processes
Security II: Web Client Security

SessionLock: Securing Web Sessions against Eavesdropping

ForceHTTPS: Protecting High-Security Web Sites from Network Attacks

SMash: Secure Component Model for Cross-Domain Mashups on Unmodified Browsers

CompoWeb: A Component-Oriented Web Architecture
Rich Media

Generating Diverse and Representative Image Search Results for Landmarks

PageRank for Image Search

Graph Theoretical Framework for Simultaneously Integrating Visual and Textual Features for Efficient Web Image Clustering

Flickr Tag Recommendation based on Collective Knowledge
Ind. Track

Video Suggestion and Discovery for YouTube: Taking Random Walks Through the View Graph

Multimedia Indexing and Content Personalization for Triple-Play Services

Three Generations of Intelligent Search
Dev. Track
Invited talk

Scrabulous

Video Tag Game

Eagle Eye (a Thunderbird Extension)

A Yet Another Implementation of XML Data Processor using PostgreSQL

MarcOnt Mediation Services - Making Translation Between Formats Easy

SWPop: Sindice based live Sioc aggregation
W3C Track - What's Hot in Web Content
details
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
break / depart for the Great Hall of the People                      
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Welcoming Remarks / Keynote Speech Before Banquet: Sir Tim Berners-Lee (W3C)
Title: The Future of Web Applications
Evening
WWW2008 Conference Banquet
(Venue: the Great Hall of the People, 6:30pm to 9:00pm)

Friday, April 25, 2008: Web of Devices

Room / Location
Convention Hall 1 (Level 2)
8:30am to 10:00am
WWW2008 Morning Announcements and Plenary Keynote: David G. Belanger (AT&T Labs)
Title: Three Screens: Evolution of Devices, Services, & Networks
break                    
Room Hall 2A Hall 2B Hall 2C 201C 302 305C 201B 201A Exhibtion Hall 1 Convention Hall 1
Location (BICC) Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 2 Level 1 Level 2
10:30am to 12 noon
WWW in China: Mining Chinese Web
details
 
Data Mining: Modeling

Topic Modeling with Network Regularization

Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-grain Topic Models

Opinion Integration Through Semisupervised Topic Modeling
Mobility

Supporting Anonymous Location Queries in Mobile Environments with PrivacyGrid

Learning Transportation Mode from Raw GPS Data for Geographic Applications on the Web

Deciphering Mobile Search Patterns: A Study of Yahoo! Mobile Search Queries
Performance and Scalability

Service-Oriented Data Denormalization for Scalable Web Applications

Anycast CDNs Revisited

A Comparative Analysis of Web and Peer-to-Peer Traffic
Search: Crawlers

IRLbot: Scaling to 6 Billion Pages and Beyond

Recrawl Scheduling Based on Information Longevity

iRobot: An Intelligent Crawler for Web Forums
Ind. Track

Web of Mobile Devices

How People Use the Web on Mobile Devices
Dev. Track
Semantic Web II

MOAT: From Tagging to Semantic Web

Embedding Semantic MediaWiki data in Webpages

JeromeDL - Semantic and Social Technologies for Improving User Experience in Digital Libraries
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
lunch break                    
1:30pm to 3:00pm
WWW in China BOF
Hosted by: William Chang
 
Data Mining: Algorithms

Efficient Similarity Joins for Near Duplicate Detection

Learning Multiple Graphs for Document Recommendations

Enhanced Hierarchical Classification via Isotonic Smoothing
Social Networks: Applications and Infrastructures for Web 2.0

Why Web 2.0 is Good for Learning and for Research: Principles and Prototypes

Exploring Social Annotations for Information Retrieval

Lock-Free Consistency Control for Web 2.0 Applications
TA4 - Electronic Contracts
Internet Monetization: Sponsored Search

Analyzing Search Engine Advertising: Firm Behavior and Cross-Selling in Electronic Markets

Online Learning from Click Data for Sponsored Search
Ind. Track

Empowering the Web with the Location

Mashups for the Masses
Dev. Track
ACLs and Security

Widgets: Web Vulnerabilities For All

Web Authentication with Selective Delegation using SRP

Personal Collaboration Sidebar

Using promises to orchestrate Web interactions
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
break                    
3:30pm to 5:00pm
WWW in China: Chinese Web Innovations
details
 
Search: Applications

Automatic Online News Issue Construction in Web Environment

Finding the Right Facts in the Crowd: Factoid Question Answering over Social Media

Personalized Interactive Faceted Search
Web Service Deployment

Investigating Web Services on the World Wide Web

RESTful Web Services vs. "Big" Web Services: Making the Right Architectural Decision

Non-Intrusive Monitoring and Service Adaption for WS-BPEL
TA4 - Electronic Contracts
Semantic Web III

Wiki Content Templating

Querying for Meta Knowledge

Automatically Refining the Wikipedia Infobox Ontology
BOF

(suggestions are welcome)
Dev. Track
Moving past the theory: Developing a real-world Semantic Web application

Panel: Commercializing the Semantic Web
Sponsor Exhibition Hall
Posters
Evening
WWW2008 Closing Ceremony
Hall 1 (Level 2), 5:00pm to 5:30pm

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