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Call: Snowbird, Utah will host International Workshop on the Web and Databases

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Jun 22, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014, Snowbird, Utah, USA
Submission Deadline: Mar 28, 2014
Notification: Due May 2, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS : 17th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB 2014), Co-located with ACM SIGMOD 2014, Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Snowbird, Utah, USA

The WebDB workshop provides a forum for researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners to share their insights and experiences on problems and solutions at the intersection of data management and the Web. WebDB is a high-impact forum in which a number of influential papers have been presented.

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Topics of Interest

The theme of WebDb this year will be 'Web Data Integration and Fusion' which aims at combining different pieces of information that can be discovered with the current heterogeneous Web. Of particular interest are methods for fusing related information from sources that were created independently, allowing the creation of novel or higher-quality knowledge. However, papers on all aspects of the Web and Databases will be solicited.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

Cloud computing and distributed computing over the Web
Collaborative data management on the Web
Data integration over the Web
Data models and query languages for Web information
Data-intensive applications on the Web
Database support for social network and Web 2.0 applications
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
The Semantic Web and reasoning on 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 deadline: March 28, 2014 (11:59pm EST)
Notification: May 2, 2014 (11:59pm EST)

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Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that are not being considered for publication in any other forum.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, using one of the templates provided at for Word and LaTeX (version 2e). (For LaTeX, both Option 1 and Option 2 are acceptable.)
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 uploaded through Microsofts CMT submission site at:

All submissions will be handled electronically. Each submission will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee.

Conference Organizers
Workshop Co-Chairs: Michael Cafarella, University of Michigan, USA & Guoliang Li, Tsinghua University, China

Program Committee
Sihem Amer-Yahia (CNRS, France)
Denilson Barbosa (University of Alberta, Canada)
Michael Benedikt (University of Oxford, UK)
Francesco Bonchi (Yahoo! Barcelona, Spain)
Kaushik Chakrabarti (Microsoft Research, USA)
Lei Chen (HKUST, Hong Kong, China)
An-Hai Doan (University of Wisconsin, USA)
Daniel Fabbri (Vanderbilt University, USA)
George Fletcher (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Piero Fraternali (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Panos Ipeirotis (New York University, USA)
Jian Li (Tsinghua University, China)
Sebastian Michel (Max-Planck Institute and Saarland University, Germany)
Felix Naumann (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Paolo Papotti (Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar)
Reinhard Pichler (TU Wien, Austria)
Lucian Popa (IBM Almaden, USA)
Slawek Staworko (Lille 3 University, France)
Martin Theobald (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
Leong U (University of Macau)
Yannis Velegrakis (University of Trento, Italy)
Jiannan Wang (UC Berkeley, USA)
Fei Wu (Google, USA)
Xiaokui Xiao (NTU, Singapore)
Wenjie Zhang (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
Xuan Zhou (Renmin University, China)




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