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WebDB 2017 : International Workshop on the Web and Databases


Conference Series : International Workshop on the Web and Databases
When May 14, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Where Chicago, IL, USA
Submission Deadline Feb 24, 2017
Notification Due Mar 21, 2017
Final Version Due Mar 31, 2017
Categories    web   databases   data management

Call For Papers

20th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB) 2017

In conjunction with ACM SIGMOD 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017, Chicago, IL, USA
Submission deadline: 24 February 2017


Preliminary note
The SIGMOD EC continues to work on the relocation of the
SIGMOD/PODS 2017 conference and workshops. We understand that
the uncertainty with respect to the location may be of concern to some of the participants. Therefore, we have decided to extend the WebDB deadline
to February 24, to allow time for the EC to finalize arrangements and announce
the new location. We expect that information on the new arrangements
is forthcoming.

WebDB, first held in 1998, provides a forum for researchers,
theoreticians, and practitioners to share and promote insights, ideas,
and novel research directions for the management of Web data. It covers a
broad range of topics, including the extraction of knowledge from the
Web, the transformation, generation, dissemination, and exchange of Web
data, functionality pertaining to interfaces and applications, and many

WebDB has traditionally had a theme; the theme for WebDB 2017 is:
Web of opinions: Truths, beliefs, and conflicts.

This theme emphasizes the unique nature of Web data, a large portion of
which is contributed by human users, who naturally demonstrate diverging
opinions and views, resulting in data that is often uncertain,
unreliable, and conflicting. Submissions relevant to the theme are
particularly encouraged, but WebDB will also publish works more generally
pertaining to Web data management.

** Topics of Interest **

Examples of topics relevant to the workshop include the following:
- Cloud computing and distributed computing over the Web
- Collaborative data management on the Web
- Corroboration and provenance
- Data and query models for Web information
- Data integration over the Web
- Data-centric applications on the Web
- Database support for social network and Web 2.0 applications
- Economics of Web data
- Human computation in Web databases
- Information retrieval in semi-structured data and the Web
- Knowledge search over the Web
- Filtering and recommendation systems
- Location-aware Web applications
- Modeling, mining, and querying user generated content
- Personal information management systems
- Quality of user generated content and other web data
- Semantic search on the Web
- Semi-structured data management
- Social and tagged data management
- Temporal Web data
- Web community data management systems
- Web information extraction
- Web privacy and security
- Web services-based architecture and applications
- Web source discovery, analysis, and retrieval
- Web-based distributed data management

** Important Dates **

- Submission: February 24th, 2017 (23:59 Anywhere on Earth)
- Notification: March 21th, 2017
- Workshop: May 14th, 2017

** Submission Instructions **

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that
are not being considered for publication in any other forum. Papers must
follow the ACM Proceedings Format. The font size, margins, inter-column
spacing, and line spacing in the templates must be kept unchanged.

Papers submitted cannot exceed six pages in length, including reference
and appendix.

Submissions should be made on EasyChair at

** Workshop Chairs **

- Alexandra Meliou (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
- Pierre Senellart (École normale superieure, France)

** Program Committee **

- Fei Chiang (McMaster University, Canada)
- Valter Crescenzi (Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy)
- Daniel Deutch (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
- Irini Fundulaki (ICS-FORTH, Greece)
- Luis Galárraga (Aalborg University, Denmark)
- Melanie Herschel (Universität Stuttgart, Germany)
- Aidan Hogan (Universidad de Chile, Chile)
- H. V. Jagadish (University of Michigan, USA)
- Yaron Kanza (Technion, Israel & Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, USA)
- Ioana Manolescu (INRIA Saclay, France)
- Beng Chin Ooi (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
- Paolo Papotti (Arizona State University, USA)
- Rachel Pottinger (University of British Columbia, Canada)
- Simon Razniewski (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)
- Sudip Roy (Google, USA)
- Marc Spaniol (Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, France)
- Danai Symeonidou (INRA, France)
- Saravanan Thirumuruganathan (Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar)
- Yannis Velegrakis (University of Trento, Italy)

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