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WIMS’14 : 3rd Call for Research/application/Case study papers/posters

From: Athina Vakali <avakali@csd.auth.gr>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:02:28 +0200
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WIMS’14: 4th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and  
Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-4 June 2014

(Venue, Accommodation & Registration Details incl.)

About WIMS’14 Conference
WIMS is a series of peer-reviewed International Computer Science  
conferences. It is a forum for researchers and practitioners to  
present their state-of-the-art results in building Intelligent Web, to  
examine performance characteristics of various approaches in Web-based  
intelligent information technology, and to cross-fertilize their ideas  
on the development of Web-based intelligent information management  
solutions across different domains.

The purpose of the WIMS series is:
- To provide a forum for established researchers and practitioners to  
present their contributions to the state of the art research and  
development in Web technology and applications
- To give doctoral students an opportunity to present their research  
to a friendly and knowledgeable audience and receive valuable feedback
- To provide an informal social event where Web technology researchers  
and practitioners can meet

Keynote Speakers:
- “Large-Scale Reasoning with (Semantic) Data”: Grigoris Antoniou,  
Professor, University of Huddersfield
- “Semantic Technology for online, broadcast and print media”: Jem  
Rayfield, Head Architect, Financial Times
- “Big Data – from Hype to Reality”: Richard Benjamins, Dr., Director  
of Business Intelligence, Telefonica

Venue & Accommodation:
Porto Palace Hotel (http://www.portopalace.gr/en) - a luxurious  
five-star hotel in the city of Thessaloniki. Low room prices have been  
secured for the WIMS’14 attendees (75ˆ/single, 85ˆ/double).

Registration fees:
Author / Early bird registration fee: 450ˆ; Late registration: 550ˆ;  
Student registration: 250ˆ (not valid for students who are also  

Call for Research Papers/Posters
WIMS’14 is intended to foster the dissemination of state-of-the-art  
research in the area of Web intelligence, Web mining, Web semantics  
and the fundamental interaction between them. Authors are invited to  
submit regular (12 pages) or short (6 pages) research papers or  
posters (4 pages) on all related areas. Papers exploring new  
directions or areas will receive a thorough and encouraging review.

More details on the nature of the different submission types can be found at:

The papers in all the categories should describe original results that  
have not been accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere. All  
submissions will be evaluated by at least three members of the  
international program committee.

Submissions should be made electronically in PDF or DOC/DOCX (MS/Open  
Word) format via the electronic submission system of the WIMS’14  
Conference Management system at

The submissions should be typeset using the templates of the ACM  
International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS). The templates  
could be retrieved from  

Call for Application and Case Study Track Papers
The goal of this track is to provide opportunities for researchers,  
innovators, industry leaders, and practitioners to present and  
exchange ideas, results, and experiences in the applications of Web  
Intelligence, Mining, and Semantics (WIMS). The Application & Case  
Studies Track invites submissions describing implementations of Web  
Intelligence, Mining, and Semantics in industrial or government or  
other ‘real world’ settings. Papers must include descriptions of how  
the applications have been conceived, developed, and (probably)  

Details about the submission types and the submission procedure of  
this track can be found at:

Conference Scope
WIMS solicits regular and work-in-progress research, discussion papers  
and industry experience report papers in related fields. Papers  
exploring new directions or areas are also welcome. In particular but  
not exclusively the submissions within the following major areas are  

- Scalable Web and Data Architectures and Infrastructures
- Web Intelligence
- Web Mining, Information and Knowledge Extraction
- Web Semantics and Reasoning
- WIMS Applications
- Evaluation and Validation of WIMS Technologies and Applications

More details about the conference scope and topics can be found at:

Accepted papers/tutorials/posters will be published by ACM and  
disseminated through the ACM Digital Library through the International  
Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS).

A selection of the best WIMS'14 papers will be invited to be revised  
and extended for the post-conference publication in the Special Issue  
of the International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT).

The proceedings of the previous WIMS conferences could be checked at:
- WIMS’11: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1988688
- WIMS’12: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2254129
- WIMS’13: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2479787

Important Dates
13.01.2013	submission of abstracts for Application and Case Study Track Papers
20.01.2013	submission of Research Track papers & Application and Case  
Study Track papers & posters
24.03.2014	notification of acceptance for (all tracks) papers/posters
07.04.2014	camera ready versions of the accepted (all tracks) papers,  
posters, tutorial papers
14.04.2014	author registration deadline
02-04.06.2014	Conference

WIMS'14 is organized under the auspices of the Dept. of Informatics at  
the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.  

WIMS Conferences Chair
Rajendra Akerkar, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway

General Chairs
Ioannis Vlahavas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Takahira Yamaguchi, Keio University, Japan

Program Committee Chairs
Nick Bassiliades, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Vadim Ermolayev, Zaporizhzhya National University, Ukraine

Advisory Committee
Grigoris Antoniou, University of Huddersfield, UK
Harold Boley, Faculty of Computer Science, University of New  
Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
Guus Schreiber, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Amit Sheth, Ohio Center of Excellence on Knowledge-enabled Computing,  
Ohio, USA

Workshops and Tutorials Chairs
Costin Badica, University of Craiova, Romania
Dimitris Vrakas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Industrial Track Chair
John Davies, BT Research & Innovation, UK

Publicity Chair
Athena Vakali, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Local Organization Co-Chairs
Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Athanasios Tsadiras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Web Chairs
Efstratios Kontopoulos, International Hellenic University, Greece
Fotis Kokkoras, T.E.I. of Thessaly, Greece
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