WWW2008 Tutorials

It is the goal of the WWW2008 Tutorial Program to offer conference attendees and local participants a stimulating and informative selection of tutorials reflecting current topics in Web technology and related issues. These tutorials will be presented by subject matter experts and will reflect the high academic and research standards of the WWW2008 conference.

Proposal Submission Deadline November 1, 2007
Proposal Notification January 8, 2008

Final Tutorial List for WWW2008

(Subject to final confirmation)

Title Organizers
Full Day
TF1 - Tools for large networks: Structure and diffusion Jure Leskovec and Christos Faloutsos, Carnegie-Mellon University (USA)
TF2 - Web Engineering: Creating Solutions in the Age of Emotion, SOA, and Web 2.0 Martin Gaedke, Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany)
TF3 - An Introduction to Web Mining Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Aristides Gionis, Yahoo! Research Barcelona (Spain)
Half Day
TA1 - User Experience Chen Zhao, IBM China Research Lab, Beijing (China)
TP1 - Adaptive systems for E-learning Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh (USA)
TA2 - Introduction to the Semantic Web (through an example...) Ivan Herman, W3C (Netherlands)
TP2 - RDFa: Extensible Structured Data in HTML Ben Adida, Harvard University Medical School (USA); Ivan Herman, W3C (Netherlands); Elias Torres, IBM Cambridge (USA)
TA3 - Learning to rank in vector spaces and social networks Soumen Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (India)
TP3 - Interlinking Online Communities and Enriching Social Software with the Semantic Web Uldis Bojars and John Breslin, DERI-Galway (Ireland); Alexandre Passant, Université Paris Sorbonne (France)
TA4 - Electronic Contracts Kamalakar Karlapalem, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (India); P. Radha Krishna, InfoSys Technologies Ltd., Hyderabad (India)
TP4 - Online advertising: business models, technologies and issues James Shanahan, Independent Consultant, San Francisco (USA)
TA5 - Interactive Television and the Web Pablo Cesar, CWI (Netherlands); Konstantinos Chorianopoulos, University of the Aegean (Greece)
TP5 - A Semantic Multimedia Web: Create, Annotate, Present and Share your Media Raphael Troncy and Lynda Hardman, CWI (Netherlands)
TA6 - Opinion Mining and Summarization on the Web Bing Liu, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)
TP6 - Producing XML that works internationally Richard Ishida and Felix Sasaki, W3C (USA)

Inquiries can be sent to tutorials@www2008.org.

Tutorial Committee

  • Track Chair: Bebo White, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, USA
  • Deputy Chair: Weisong Shi, Wayne State University, USA
  • Program Committee:
    • H. Farooq Ahmed, NUST Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
    • Helen Ashman, University of South Australia, Australia
    • Leslie Carr, University of Southhampton, UK
    • Lee-Feng Chien, Google Research, Taiwan
    • Dale Dougherty, O’Reilly Media, USA
    • Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan
    • Geert-Jan Houben, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    • Ravi Kumar, Yahoo! Research, USA
    • Wang-Chien Lee, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • David Leip, IBM, USA
    • Xueyan Tang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • Phillip Tsang, Open University of Hong Kong, China
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