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Web2Touch 2016 : Web2Touch @IEEE WETICE 2016: Evolution and Security of Collaborative Web Knowledge


When Jun 13, 2016 - Jun 16, 2016
Where Paris
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2016
Notification Due Mar 28, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 11, 2016

Call For Papers


Web2Touch 2016: Evolution and Security of Collaborative Web Knowledge

Conference Track @ 25th IEEE WETICE Conference
June 13-16, 2016 - Paris, France

** NEW **
Paper submission deadline EXTENDED TO ** February 29, 2016 **


The increase of Web capabilities leads to a deep qualitative change in the
nature of cooperative activities. Nowadays, many activities are dynamic and
take place in real time. Web practitioners and applications, exploit, in
rapidly varying ways, the richness of the Web to support users’ multifaceted
activities. This causes dynamic changes in content, context, methods, meaning,
and relationships to other pieces of knowledge, which affect the security and
reliability of collaborations.

The track theme of this year explores how to share knowledge, views, facts,
and opinions in a highly dynamic and secure Web-based environment.
Coordinated, trusted, and secure sharing of heterogeneous information is an
urgent topic in the Web research agenda. This creates the need for methods and
tools to structure information sharing under correct conditions, such as
preserving privacy and ensuring that distributed data and processes are
consistently maintained in an evolving environment. Studies on knowledge
engineering and artificial intelligence have proposed various Knowledge
Organization Systems (KOS) (e.g. thesauri, ontologies, taxonomies, etc.),
which play a crucial role in information recovery, disambiguation and
identification on the Web. Reasoning techniques can also be applied, leading
to a better decision or an awareness of events.

We expect to discuss new techniques, including those deriving from hot
orthogonal fields such as Social Networks, Big Data Management, Context
Awareness and Crowdsourcing, to assess and organize knowledge through the Web
in face of the challenges imposed by its dynamic and rapid evolution. We also
expect to have discussions on the advantages and limitations of these
reference models, and on how security can be introduced in these models.

Web2Touch is an open forum for studies in multiple application domains
including, for example, eScience, eHealth, eGovernment, eLearning, smart
cooperative fruition in Smart Cities and Smart Companies, entertainment, and
collaborative systems in general.

Best papers from Web2Touch were published at International Journal of Web
Portals 2011 and 2013, Concurrency and Computation 2013, Collaborative
Enterprise 2013, and Future Generation Computer Systems 2016 special issue,
vol. 54, January 2016.

Include but are not limited to:
- Ontology engineering, reuse and integration
- Knowledge creation, management, maintenance, and validation
- Content-based security, security on cooperative Web, Cyber Crimes on the
Web, Legal Aspects
- Semantic sharing and interoperability of heterogeneous data, including (big)
web data, linked open data, crowdsourced data, social data
- Applications, evaluations and experiences in semantic web support for
collaborative work and business
- Collaborative semantic web in interdisciplinary applications such as
eScience, eHealth, eGov, eLearning and education, entertainment


Paper Submission Deadline: ** February 29, 2016 **
Notification of Acceptance: March 28, 2016
Camera Ready Papers: April 11, 2016
Conference: June 13-16, 2016


Papers submitted to Web2Touch 2016 must be written in English, up to six
pages, in strict accordance with the WETICE 2016 formatting instructions
(, and submitted in PDF format.
Papers should contain original contributions not published or submitted

Papers have to be submitted through the Easychair system:

Previous proceedings can be found at W2T2015,W2T2014, W2T2012,
W2T’2010,W2T’2009, and W2T 2008.

Best papers from Web2Touch were published at IJWP 2011 Vol. 1 and Vol. 3,
IJWP2013, Concurrency and Computation 2013, and Future Generation Computer
Systems 2016.

Rodrigo Bonacin
CTI, Brazil

Mariagrazia Fugini
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Riccardo Martoglia
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Olga Nabuco
CTI, Brazil

Haider Abbas, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Andre Ricardo Abed Gregio, CTI, Brazil
Weronika T. Adrian, University of Calabria, Italy
Ismael Bouassida , University of Sfax, ReDCAD, Tunisia
Sylvie Calabretto, INSA Lyon, France
Miriam Capretz, University Western Ontario, Canada
Marcos Da Silveira, LIST, Luxembourg
Dilvan De Abreu Moreira, ICMC-USP, Brazil
Giuseppe De Ruvo, Universita' del Sannio, Italy
Nicoletta Dessi', Universita' degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
Khalil Drira, LAAS-CNRS, France
Julio Cesar Dos Reis, FACCAMP, Brazil
Alexandre Ferreira, Fatec, Brazil
Emna Hachicha, Telecom SudParis, France
Heiko Horst Hornung, IC-UNICAMP, Brazil
Sergio Ilarri, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Paolo Missier, Newcastle University, UK
Stefano Modafferi, University of Southampton, UK
Jose Antonio Parejo Maestre, University of Sevilla, Spain
Carlos Pedrinaci, The Open University, UK
Cedric Pruski , CRP Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Chantal Reynaud, Paris-Sud 11 University, France
Ivan Ricarte, FEE, Unicamp, Brazil
Ioan Salomie, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Lina Soualmia, University of Rouen, France
Mahsa Teimourikia, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Xifeng Yan, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Giampiero Zarri, ST– Sorbonne University, France

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