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WIMS'11: Early Bird Registration deadline approaching - Feb 15, 2011

From: Rajendra Akerkar <rak@vestforsk.no>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 01:29:22 +0100
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WIMS'11 - CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

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Herewith we would like to encourage you to participate at the

International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'11)

May 25 - 27, 2011, Sogndal, Norway


The technical and social program of this conference together with
registration and accommodation information can be found at the conference
web site: http://wims.vestforsk.no

The conference will be hosted by Vestlandsforsking (Western Norway Research
Institute) in Sogndal. The region’s scenery is stunning and varied, ranging
from flat fjord-side districts to steep mountainsides, beautiful fjord arms,
torrential waterfalls, blue glaciers and lush valleys.

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Important Dates
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Early Registration deadline: February 15, 2011
Registration closes: May 10, 2011
Conference: May 25 - 27, 2011


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WIMS'11 Program Highlights
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- Golden keynote addresses
- Contributed presentations
- Tutorials
- Workshops
- News from Norwegian projects
- Breaking news session
- Poster session
- Panel discussion

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Keynote Speeches
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Jim Hendler: The Semantic Web 10th Year Update
Marko Grobelnik: Scalable reasoning on intensive streams of data
Peter Mika: Making things findable
Sören Auer: Creating Knowledge out of Interlinked Data

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Main Tracks
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1. Semantics-driven information retrieval
2. Semantic agent systems
3. Semantic data search
4. Interaction paradigms for semantic search
5. Evaluation of semantic search
6. Knowledge Extraction for Building Expressive Document Representation
7. Text mining
8. Visualization of Semantic Data
9. Semantic deep Web and intelligent e-Technology
10. Linked data application architectures
11. Opinion mining and sentiment analysis
12. Web mining

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Workshops at WIMS'11
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The 1st International Workshop on Social Data Mining for Human Behaviour
Analysis (SoDaMin) http://aida.ii.uam.es/SoDaMin/

Models and Methods of Semantics-Oriented Natural Language Processing
http://www.hse.ru/mnm

Ubiquitous Things on the Internet (UTI)
http://www.citweb.uaeu.ac.ae/UTI/default.htm

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Venue
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The conference will take place at the Quality Hotel Sogndal
http://www.qualityhotelsogndal.no/en/getting-here

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Registration
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Early registration is open until February 15 through the conference web site
at http://wims.vestforsk.no/reg.html

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Accommodation
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We have negotiated special conditions with hotels in the direct vicinity of
the conference. Accommodation booking and payment has to be made to the
hotel directly.

      Quality Hotel Sogndal http://www.qualityhotelsogndal.no/en/

      Hofslund Fjord Hotel http://wims.vestforsk.no/www.hofslund-hotel.no

For more information on accommodation http://wims.vestforsk.no/acc.html

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Events
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There will be social events offered to the participants during the WIMS'11
conference. Welcome reception and conference banquet will be organized on
25th and 26th May evenings respectively.

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Organizer
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Vestlandsforsking (Western Norway research Institute), Sogndal, Norway

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Supporters
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The Research Council of Norway
Talis, UK
LATC - Linked Open Data Around the Clock, Ireland
Semantic Web Company, Austria

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Advisory & Program Committees
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To see our Advisory & Program Committees, visit
http://wims.vestforsk.no/org.html

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Contact
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Vestlandsforsking, PO Box 163, NO-6851 SOGNDAL, NORWAY

Phone: +47 916 85 607
Fax: +47 947 63 727
E-mail: wims11 @ vestforsk.no
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