WebSci10. Raleigh, North Carolina, 26 & 27 April 2010.

Conference Program

Online paper proceedings and online poster proceedings

Lightning talk session (Tue 16:00-17:00): send email to State your name and talk title;  attach one slide (1 page, PDF format). There is room for 20 lightning talks; distributed on first-come, first-served basis.

Sunday 25 April

Registration Opens
Welcome Reception

Monday 26 April

Talks in Room 042; poster session in Ballroom C

8:45 - 9:00
Welcome address
9:00 - 10:00 (chair: Wendy Hall)
Invited talk: Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research): Interdisciplinarity in the Age of Networks 
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 12:15 (chair: Nigel Shadbolt)
Paper Session 1: Web & Society
  • [19] Caroline Wilson. Copyright on the Web: Looking for a Snap Answer to a Fundamental Conflict.
  • [3] Kieron O'Hara Intimacy 2.0: Privacy Rights and Privacy Responsibilities on the World Wide Web
  • [6] Devin Gaffney. #iranElection: quantifying online activism
  • [44] Zhaohui Wu, Lu Jiang, Zhenhua Tian and Junzhou Zhao. A Peep at Pornography Web in China
  • [33] Robert Baumgartner, Ruslan Fayzrakhmanov, Rafael Gattringer, Max Goebel, Wolfgang Holzinger, David Klein, Bernhard Kruepl. Web 2.0 Vision for the Blind
  • [89] Eni Mustafaraj and Panagiotis Metaxas. From Obscurity to Prominence in Minutes: Political Speech and Real-Time Search
  • [50] Nico Baken, Gerard van Oortmerssen and Vincent Wiegel. The Value (Driven) Web
12:15 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30 (chair: Tim Finin)
Paper Session 2: Web & Communities
  • [34] Jeffrey Chan, Conor Hayes and Elizabeth Daly. Decomposing Discussion Forums using Common User Roles
  • [42] Ching Man Au Yeung. Analysis of Strategies for Item Discovery in Social Sharing on the Web
  • [75] Ece Aksu Degirmencioglu and Suzan Uskudarli. Exploring area-specific microblogger social networks
  • [79] Julie Letierce, Alexandre Passant, John Breslin and Stefan Decker. Understanding how Twitter is used to widely spread Scientific Messages
  • [48] Paul Groth and Thomas Gurney. Studying Scientific Discourse on the Web using Bibliometrics: A Chemistry Blogging Case Study
  • [60] Matthew Rowe and Fabio Ciravegna. Harnessing the Social Web: The Science of Identity Disambiguation
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:30 (chair: Yolanda Gil)
Paper Session 3: Web & Data
  • [36] Knud Möller, Michael Hausenblas, Richard Cyganiak and Gunnar Grimnes. Learning from Linked Open Data Usage: Patterns & Metrics
  • [38] Christos Koumenides, Manuel Salvadores, Harith Alani and Nigel Shadbolt. Global Integration of Public Sector Information
  • [102] Xian Li, Li Ding and James Hendler. Study Supreme Court Justice Decision Making with Linked Data
  • [96] Edward Thomas, Jeff Z. Pan and Stuart Taylor. Science, Lightweight Reasoning, and the Web of Data
  • [108] Tim Finin, Zareen Syed, Varish Mulwad and Anupam Joshi. Exploiting a Web of Semantic Data for Interpreting Tables
  • [72] Matthew Gamble and Carole Goble. Standing on the shoulders of the trusted web: Trust, Scholarship and Linked Data.
17:30 - 20:00
Poster session (Ballroom C)
Talk by Tim Berners-Lee (17:45, Room 042)
Poster session will be split into two parts of 45 minutes:
  • 18:15 - 19:00 odd-numbered posters
  • 19:00 - 19:45 even-numbered posters

Tuesday 27 April

9:00 - 10:00 (chair: Catherine Pope)
Invited talk: Melissa R. Gilbert (Temple University): Social Justice and Web Science: Theory, Praxis and Everyday Life
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 12:15 (chair: Dick Bulterman)
Paper Session 4: Web & Intelligence
  • [68] Freddy Limpens, Fabien Gandon and Michel Buffa. Helping online communities to semantically enrich folksonomies
  • [107] Diep Thi Hoang, Jasleen Kaur and Filippo Menczer. Crowdsourcing Scholarly Data
  • [81] Davide Ceolin, Willem R. van Hage and Wan Fokkink. A Trust Model to Estimate Quality of Annotations using the Web
  • [82] Dean B. Krafft, Jon Corson-Rikert, Medha Devare, Nicholas A. Cappadona, Brian Caruso and Brian J. Lowe. VIVO: Enabling National Networking of Scientists
  • [27] Toru Ishida. The Language Grid for Intercultural Collaboration
  • [93] Raman Chandrasekar and Kamal Jain. Peer-to-Peer Human Computation & 'Help Me Decide': Enabling search users to help other users make purchase decisions
  • [110] Jeffrey Treem and Kristin Thomas. Why Context Matters on the Web: Identical Content but Differing Perceptions of Online Media
12:15 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30 (chair: Carole Goble)
Session 5: Web & Methodology
  • [120] Harry Halpin, Andy Clark and Michael Wheeler. Towards a Philosophy of the Web: Representation, Enaction, Collective Intelligence
  • [122] David De Roure and Carole Goble. Anchors in Shifting Sand: the Primacy of Method in the Web of Data
  • [39] Leslie Carr, Cathy Pope and Susan Halford. Could the Web be a Temporary Glitch?
  • [18] Susan Halford, Catherine Pope and Leslie Carr. A Manifesto for Web Science
  • [45] Clare J. Hooper, David E. Millard and Andy Stanford-Clark. Teasing Apart and Piecing Together: Towards Understanding Web-based Interactions
  • [17] Harri Oinas-Kukkonen. Behavior Change Support Systems: The Next Frontier for Web Science
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 (chair Guus Schreiber)
Lightning talks (max 20 x 3 minutes)
Send email to State your name and talk title; attach one slide (1 page, PDF format). There is room for 20 lightning talks; distributed on first-come, first-served basis.
  1. Jason Priem: Should we archive tweets?
  2. Hugh Glaser: Linking data at the British Museum
  3. Erik Cambria: Crowd validation of the UK NHS
  4. Christian Meyer: How Web Communities Analyze Human Language: Word Senses in Wiktionary
  5. Stephane Bazan: Doing web science in a context: an example at Saint-Joseph University, Lebanon, in the context of the Arab Near East
  6. Ethan Munson: Transactional and Informational Sitelets
  7. Lora Aroyo: Agora - eventing history
  8. Jim Hendler: Human flesh search: online/offline  interaction in China
  9. Sven Rizzotti: UseKit: focus, collaboration, efficiency
  10. Gertjan van Stam: ePiano
  11. Li Ding: Raw government data now!
  12. Harris Wu: From social tagging to social classification
  13. Christopher Thomas: Avoiding linked open disasters
  14. Lora Aroyo: VU Intertain Experimental Research

17:00 - 17:45 (chair: Jim Hendler)
Plenary discussion round
17:45 - 18:00
Closing session & award ceremonies
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