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WebDB 2013 : 16th International Workshop on the Web and Databases


Conference Series : International Workshop on the Web and Databases
When Jun 23, 2013 - Jun 23, 2013
Where New York, NY, USA
Submission Deadline Mar 15, 2013
Categories    databases   web

Call For Papers

16th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB 2013)
Co-located with ACM SIGMOD 2013
Sunday, June 23, 2013 * New York, NY, USA

The WebDB workshop provides a forum for researchers, theoreticians, and
practitioners to share their insights and experiences on problems and
solutions at the intersection of data management and the Web. WebDB is
a high-impact forum in which a number of influential papers have been

Web site:

This year's edition is sponsored by Google and ACM SIGMOD.

Topics of Interest

The theme of WebDb this year will be 'Knowledge and Heterogeneity of the
Web' which aims at focusing on the knowledge that is being created with the
current heterogeneous Web. Of particular interest are the construction of new
knowledge from novel Web formats and heterogeneous applications and the exploration
of those knowledge to improve user experiences on the Web. However, papers on
all aspects of the Web and Databases will be solicited.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

Cloud computing and distributed computing over the Web
Collaborative data management on the Web
Data integration over the Web
Data models and query languages for Web information
Data-intensive applications on the Web
Database support for social network and Web 2.0 applications
Human computation in Web databases
Information retrieval in semi-structured data and the Web
Knowledge search over the Web
Filtering and recommendation systems
Location-aware Web applications
Modeling, mining and querying user generated content
Personal information management systems
Quality of user generated content and other web data
Semantic search on the Web
Semi-structured data management
Social and tagged data management
The Semantic Web and reasoning on Web data
Web community data management systems
Web information extraction
Web privacy and security
Web services-based architecture and applications
Web source discovery, analysis, and retrieval
Web-based distributed data management

Important Dates

Submission deadline: March 15, 2013 (11:59pm EST)
(Tentative) Notification: April 15, 2013 (11:59pm EST)

Submission Instructions

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that
are not being considered for publication in any other forum. Papers must
follow the ACM Proceedings Format, using one of the templates provided at for Word and LaTeX
(version 2e). (For LaTeX, both Option 1 and Option 2 are acceptable.)
The font size, margins, inter-column spacing, and line spacing in the
templates must be kept unchanged.

Papers submitted cannot exceed six pages in length, including reference
and appendix. Submissions should be uploaded through Microsofts CMT
submission site at:

All submissions will be handled electronically. Each submission will be
reviewed by at least three members of the program committee.

Conference Organizers

* Workshop Co-Chairs:

Angela Bonifati ({first}.{last}_AT_inria_DOT_fr)
Lille 1 University and INRIA, France

Cong Yu ({first}{last}_AT_google_DOT_com)
Google Research NYC, USA

* Program Committee:
Sihem Amer-Yahia (CNRS, France)
Denilson Barbosa (University of Alberta, Canada)
Senjuti Basu Roy (University of Washington, Tacoma, USA)
Michael Benedikt (University of Oxford, UK)
Mike Cafarella (University of Michigan, USA)
Lei Chen (HKUST, Hong Kong, China)
Laura Chiticariu (IBM Almaden, USA)
George Fletcher (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Marcus Fontoura (Google, USA)
Piero Fraternali (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Laks Lakshmanan (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Feifei Li (University of Utah, USA)
Guoliang Li (Tsinghua University, China)
Ioana Manolescu (INRIA, France)
Arnab Nandi (Ohio State University, USA)
Felix Naumann (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Kim Nguyen (University of Paris Sud, France)
Jignesh Patel (University of Wisconsin Madison, USA)
Reinhard Pichler (TU Wien, Austria)
Erhard Rahm (University of Leipzig, Germany)
Pierre Senellart (Telecom ParisTech, France)
Slawek Staworko (Lille 3 University, France)
Fabian Suchanek (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Yannis Velegrakis (University of Trento, Italy)
Yinghui Wu (UC Santa Barbara, USA)
Xiaokui Xiao (NTU, Singapore)
Bo Zhao (MSR Silicon Valley, USA)
Xuan Zhou (Renmin University, China)

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