PIKM 2008 : Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Information and Knowledge Management
Conference Series : Ph.D. Workshop on Information and Knowledge Management
Call For Papers
PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS: PIKM 2008
Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Information and Knowledge Management
In conjunction with
ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management CIKM 2008
Napa Valley, California, October 26 to 30, 2008
The goal of this workshop is to encourage Ph.D. students to present
their dissertation research at a relatively early stage. The targeted
students are those with a focus in any of the CIKM research tracks,
i.e., databases, information retrieval or knowledge management.
Interdisciplinary work across the three tracks is particularly
This workshop will enable graduate students to present their
dissertation proposals and/or ongoing research on their dissertation
sub-problems, giving them an opportunity to get feedback on their
early work from researchers worldwide. Selected papers will be
published in the workshop proceedings and the respective authors will
give a talk on their dissertation at the workshop. This will give
considerable recognition to their work.
There will be an award for the best paper presented at the workshop. In
addition to the papers selected for oral presentation, there will be a
few more papers selected for poster presentation at the workshop. All
papers will appear in the workshop proceedings.
A wide range of topics on any area in databases, information retrieval
and knowledge management can be presented at this workshop. The areas of
interest are similar to those at the CIKM 2008 main conference and can
be found on the conference website.
Papers should be maximum 4 pages in length in ACM CIKM format. The Ph.D.
student should be the first author on the paper. The student's Ph.D.
advisor, committee members and others may be co-authors. Please note
that at least one author of each accepted paper is required to register
for the PIKM workshop.
Draft papers due: July 5, 2008
Result notification: August 10, 2008
Camera Ready papers due: August 15, 2008
Aparna Varde, Virginia State University, USA firstname.lastname@example.org
Prasan Roy, Aster Data Systems, USA email@example.com