SPIRE / LA-WEB 2007 Abbreviated Program

Time   /   Day Monday Oct 29th Tuesday Oct 30th Wednesday Oct 31st Thursday Nov 1st Friday Nov 2nd
 9:30 - 11:00
SPIRE Session on
String Processing
SPIRE Session on
Pattern Matching
SPIRE Session on
Compression
LA-WEB Session on
Web Characterization
LA-WEB Session on
Web Applications
11:00 -11:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Invited Talk:
Near Space-Optimal Perfect Hashing Algorithms

Nivio Ziviani
, UFMG, Brazil
Invited Talk:
Measures of Measurements: Robust Evaluation of Search Systems

Justin Zobel
, NICTA Melbourne, Australia
SPIRE Session on
Web Searching and Modeling
Invited Talk:
Web Workloads: how things have changed and what has remained the same,
Virgilio Almeida,
UFMG/Brasil
Tutorial: Online advertising: underlying technologies and business models (Part II)
James Shanahan
13:00 -14:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 SPIRE Session on
Information Retrieval Applications
SPIRE Session on
Bio Informatics (ends at 16:30)
Invited Talk:
Trends in Online Social Interactions

by Andrew Tomkins
, Yahoo! Research
LA-WEB Session on
Web Engineering
LA-WEB Session on
Web Semantics
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break (16:30) Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:30 - 19:00 SPIRE Session on
Compression and Text Searching (16:30 to 18:00)
 
Business Meeting (18:00)
SPIRE Session on
Indexing (starts at 17:00)
LA-WEB Session on
Web Search (ends at 18:00)
 
Business Meeting (18:00)
LA-WEB Session on
Web Economics (ends at 17:30)
 
Tutorial: Online advertising: underlying technologies and business models (Part I)
James Shanahan (17:30 - 19:00)
 
20:00     SPIRE / LA-WEB Banquet
Gambero Restaurant
   

 

Full LA-WEB Program

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  Day 1:
Wednesday Oct 31st
Day 2:
Thursday Nov 1st
Day 3:
Friday Nov 2nd
    Web Characterization Session
Session Chair: Wolfgang Nejdl
Web Applications Session
Session Chair: Esteban Feuerstein
9:30 - 10:00   Geographical Characterization of YouTube: a Latin American View. Fernando Duarte, Fabricio Benevenuto, Virgilio Almeida and Jussara Almeida. Enabling Architecture Changes in Distributed Web-Applications. Johannes Meinecke, Martin Gaedke and Christopher Thiele.
10:00 - 10:30   Description and Prediction of Slashdot Activity. Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Vicenç Gómez and Vicente Lopez. Integrating Functionality and Appearance with the Electronic Work Logical Structure. Miguel Ángel Martínez-Prieto, Pablo de la Fuente, Jesús Vegas and Joaquín Adiego.
10:30 - 11:00   Distinctive Features of the Argentinian Web. Gabriel Tolosa, Fernando Bordignon, Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Carlos Castillo. Personal Robots as Ubiquitous-Multimedial-Mobile Web Interfaces. Javier Ruiz-del-Solar
11:30 - 1:00  

Invited Talk: Web Workloads: how things have changed and what has remained the same. Virgilio Almeida, UFMG/Brasil

Session Chair: Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Tutorial: Online advertising: underlying technologies and business models

James G. Shanahan

    Web Engineering Session
Session Chair: Daniel Schwabe
Web Semantics Session
Session Chair: Javier Ruiz del Solar
2:30 - 3:00   A Three-Layered Approach to Model Web Accessibility for Blind Users. Adriana Martín, Alejandra Cechich, Silvia Gordillo and Gustavo Rossi. A Comprehensive Framework for Representing Semantics via Contexts and Ontologies. Mariela Rico, Ma. Laura Taverna, Ma. Laura Caliusco, María Rosa Galli and Omar Chiotti.
3:00 - 3:30

Invited Talk: Trends in Online Social Interactions,
Andrew Tomkins
, Yahoo! Research.

Session Chair: Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Designing the Interface of Rich Internet Applications. Mario Matias Urbieta, Gustavo Rossi, Jeronimo Ginzburg and Daniel Schwabe. Semantic Contract Support for E-Business Processes. Carlos Laufer and Daniel Schwabe.
3:30 - 4:00 A Fault Tolerant Web Service Architecture. Diego Garcia and Maria Beatriz Toledo. Original and Normalized Web Log Metrics as Functions of Controllable Variables of Log Study. Nikolai Buzikashvili
  Web Search Session
Session Chair: Andrew Tomkins
Web Economics Session
Session Chair: James G. Shanahan
 
4:30 - 5:00 A Polite Policy for Revisiting Web Pages. Críston Souza, Eduardo Sany Laber, Caio Valentim and Eduardo Cardoso.

Characterization of Online Auctions: Correlating Negotiation Patterns and Bidding Behavior. Adriano Pereira, Leonardo Rocha, Fernando Mourao, Wagner Meira Jr. and Paulo Goes.

5:00 - 5:30 Search in the Eye of the Beholder: Using the Personal Social Dataset and Ontology-guided Input to Improve Web Search Efficiency. Juan Miguel Gomez, Damaris Fuentes and Angel García Crespo. New Stochastic Algorithms for Placing Ads in Sponsored Search. Esteban Feuerstein, Pablo Heiber, Javier Martinez-Viademonte and Ricardo Baeza-Yates.
5:30 - 6:00 The Benefit of Using Tag-Based Profiles. Claudiu S. Firan, Wolfgang Nejdl and Raluca Paiu. Tutorial: Online advertising: underlying technologies and business models

James G. Shanahan

 
6:00 - 6:30 Business Meeting    
6:30 - 7:00    
8:00 PM approx SPIRE / LA-WEB Banquet, Gambero Restaurant
Extra banquet tickets will be available until Friday 26th at US$40