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[ntcir:416] [CFP] WSDM 2011


                           CALL FOR PAPERS


                Fourth ACM International Conference on

                 Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM2011)


                   February 9-12, 2011, Hong Kong


       Co-Sponsored by ACM SIGIR, SIGKDD, SIGMOD and SIGWEB


                Submission deadline: August 1, 2010



WSDM (pronounced “wisdom”) is the premier international ACM conference covering research in the areas of search and data mining on the Web. The 4th ACM WSDM Conference will take place in Hong Kong, during February 9-12, 2011.


WSDM p uality papers and presentations related to search and data mining on the Web and the Social Web, with an emphasis on practical but principled novel models of search, retrieval and data mining, algorithm design and analysis, economics implications, and in-depth experimental analysis of accuracy and performance.


WSDM2011 will have keynotes, invited talks, full paper presentations, posters, tutorials, workshops, social events, etc.  Topics covered include but are not limited to:


Web Search


  * Web Dynamics and Search

  * Multifaceted and task-driven search

  * Multimedia Web search

  * Security and privacy in Web search and mining

< * User interfaces for search interaction

  * Distributed, meta, and peer-to-peer search

  * Vertical portals and search

  * Search quality benchmarking and evaluation

  * Ranking and machine learning for ranking


Web Mining


  * Web measurements, Web evolution, Web models

  * Clustering, classification, and summarization of Web data

  * Opinion mining and sentiment analysis

  * Multimodal data mining

  * Data, entity, event and relationship extraction

  * Sense and entity disambiguation! < sp; * Data integration and data cleaning

  * Discovery-driven Web and social network mining

  * Traffic and log analysis

  * Algorithms and systems for Web-scale search and mining


Social Search and Mining


  * Social network analysis, theories, models, and applications

  * Social media analysis: blogs and friendship networks

  * Social reputation, influence, and trust

  * User profiling and recommendation systems

  * User activity modeling and exploitation

  * Personalized search and ranking



Important Dates


  Submission Deadline          August 1, 2010

  Notification of Decisions    October 15, 2010

  Conference Dates             February 9-12, 2011



Paper Format


Papers must report original research not accepted or under submission to any journal or conference with public proceedings (previous submissions in informal workshops or as posters are allowed, but must be indicated).! Papers ing to ACM guidelines and style files to fit within 10 pages, including references, diagrams, and appendices if any. A submitted paper must be self-contained and in English.




Papers must be submitted in PDF format to the paper submission Web site: https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=wsdm2011. PDF files must have all non-standard fonts embedded. After upload, please check the copy stored on the site. Submissions that do not view or print properly may be rejected without a chance to rectify the problem. Please contact wsdm2011@xxxxxxxxxxxxx for any questions.


Review Process


Each paper will be reviewed by at least three regular PC members and one or two senior PC m! embers is, the identity of authors is known to the reviewers). Decisions will take into account novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical application, impact, and presentation.




All accepted papers are published in the ACM Digital Library.  Selected accepted papers will be invited to submit their expanded versions for publication in the ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST, http://tist.acm.org) through an expedient review and publication process.


Organizing Committee


General Chair

  * Irwin King, CUHK, Hong Kong


Program C! o-Chair MsoNormal>  * Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S and University of Hannover, Germany

  * Hang Li, Microsoft Research Asia, China


Workshop Co-Chairs

  * Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Yahoo! Research, USA

  * Wai Lam, CUHK, Hong Kong


Tutorial Co-Chairs

  * Marc Najork, Microsoft Research, USA

  * Qing Li, City University of HK, Hong Kong


Local Arrangement Co-Chairs

  * Dan Hong, HKUST, Hong Kong

  * Tak-Lam Wong, CUHK, Hong Kong


Finance Chair

* Michael Lyu, CUHK, Hong Kong


Publicity Chair

  * Qiang Yang, HKUST, Hong Kong


Registration Chair

  * Michael Chau, HKU, Hong Kong


Publication Chair

  * Hong Cheng, CUHK, Hong Kong


Senior Program Committee


  * Lada Adamic, University of Michigan, USA

  * Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research, Spain

  * Ziv Bar-Yossef, Google, Israel

  * Roberto Bayardo, Google, USA

  * Kevin Chang, UIUC, USA

  * Nick Craswell, Microsoft, USA

  * Bruce Croft, UMASS Amherst, USA

  * Susan Dumais, Microsoft Research, USA

  * Vanja Josifovski, Yahoo! Research, USA

  * Peer Kroeger, University of Munich, Germany

  * Ravi Kumar, Yahoo! Research, USA

  * Mounia Lalmas, University of Glasgow, UK

 ! * Yoel h, Israel

  * Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  * Fabrizio Sebastiani, ISTI, Italy

  * Edleno Silva de Moura, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Brazil

  * Ji-Rong Wen, Microsoft Research Asia, China

  * Qiang Yang, HKUST, Hong Kong

  * ChengXiang Zhai, UIUC, USA


The complete Program Committee list is available at http://www.wsdm2011.org/wsdm2011/pc


Steering Committee! ==================

  * Rakesh Agrawal, Microsoft, USA

  * Ricardo Baeza-Yates,Yahoo!, University of Chile, Spain

  * Ziv Bar-Yossef,Technion, Google, Israel

  * Soumen Chakrabarti, IIT Bombay, India

  * Monika Henzinger, EPFL, Google, Switzerland

  * Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University, USA

  * Prabhakar Raghavan, Yahoo! Labs, USA


Contact Information


Irwin King

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

+(852) 2609 8398 voice

+(852) 2603 5024 fax