LocWeb: Location and the Web

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Event When Where Deadline
LocWeb 2016 Location and the Web
Apr 11, 2016 - Apr 11, 2016 Montreal, Canada Jan 10, 2016
LocWeb 2015 5th International Workshop on Location and the Web
May 19, 2015 - May 19, 2015 Florence, Italy Feb 8, 2015
LocWeb 2014 The 4th International Workshop on Location and the Web
Nov 3, 2014 - Nov 3, 2014 Shanghai, China Aug 10, 2014
LocWeb 2009 Second International Workshop on Location and the Web
Apr 5, 2009 - Apr 5, 2009 Boston, USA Oct 23, 2008
 
 

Present CFP : 2016


Location has quickly moved into the mainstream of the (mobile) Web. It also continues to be a strong driver of applications and research activities. After the initial boost and consolidation of approaches based on the simple use of geospatial coordinates, we now see an increasing demand for more sophisticated location-based services, involving more powerful mechanisms in terms of information retrieval, mining, analytics and semantics. New application areas for Web architecture, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Web of Things (WoT), also mean that there will be increasingly rich and large sets of resources for which location is highly relevant.

Following the successful LocWeb workshops in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, and 2015, LocWeb 2016 continues the workshop series, addressing issues at the intersection of location-based services and Web architecture. Its focus lies in Web-scale systems and services facilitating location-aware information access. The location topic is understood as a cross-cutting issue equally concerning Web information retrieval, semantics and standards, and Web-scale systems and services.

LocWeb is an integrated venue where the location aspect is discussed in depth within an interdisciplinary community. It is also highly interactive and collaborative, with ample room for discussion and demos that will explore and advance the geospatial topic in its various relevant areas. We expect the workshop to further the integration of the geospatial dimension into the Web, and promote challenging research questions.

LocWeb 2016 solicits submissions under the main theme of Web-scale Location-Aware Information Access. Subtopics include (i) geospatial semantics, systems, and standards; (ii) large-scale geospatial and geo-social ecosystems; (iii) mobility; (iv) location in the Internet/Web of Things; and (v) mining and searching geospatial data on the Web. The workshop encourages submissions describing Web-mediated or Web-scale approaches that build on reliable foundations, and that thoroughly understand and embrace the geospatial dimension.
Topics of Interest

Location-Aware Information Access
Location-Aware Web-Scale Systems and Services
Location in the Internet/Web of Things
Large-scale Geospatial Ecosystems
Standards for Location and Mobility Data
Location in Unstructured and Semi-Structured Information Sources
Location Semantics
Modeling Location and Location Interaction
Geo-Social Media and Systems
Location-Based Social Networks
Geospatial Web Search and Mining
Visual Analytics of Geospatial Data on the Web
Location-Based Recommendation
Geo-Crowdsourcing
Mobile Search and Recommendation

Submission Instructions

We solicit full papers of up to 8 pages, and short papers of up to 4 pages describing work-in-progress or early results. Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research that is not being considered for publication in any other forum.

Workshop submissions will be evaluated based on the quality of the work, originality, match to the workshop themes, technical merit, and their potential to inspire interesting discussions. The review process is single blind, so please provide your name and affiliation.

Manuscripts should be formatted using the ACM camera-ready templates (http://www2016.ca/calls-for-papers/call-for-research-papers.html) and submitted in PDF format to EasyChair at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=locweb2016

Accepted workshop papers will be published in the WWW companion proceedings and will be available from the ACM Digital Library. These may be regarded as prior publications by other conferences or journals.

For inclusion in the proceedings, at least one author of the accepted paper has to register for the workshop.

Presenters are encouraged to bring demos to the workshop, to facilitate discussion.
 

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