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




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.

Important Dates

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

WIMS'11 Program Highlights

- Golden keynote addresses
- Contributed presentations
- Tutorials
- Workshops
- News from Norwegian projects
- Breaking news session
- Poster session
- Panel discussion

Keynote Speeches

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

Main Tracks

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

Workshops at WIMS'11

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

Ubiquitous Things on the Internet (UTI)


The conference will take place at the Quality Hotel Sogndal


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


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


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.


Vestlandsforsking (Western Norway research Institute), Sogndal, Norway


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

Advisory & Program Committees

To see our Advisory & Program Committees, visit


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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