Proceedings will be part of the International Conference Proceedings Series
Contact info:

Software Engineering Department
University of Craiova
Bvd.Decebal 107, 200440, Craiova, Romania
Tel/Fax: +40251438198


The 2nd International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'12) is organised under the auspices of University of Craiova. The site for the previous edition, WIMS'11, can be found here.

This is the second in a new series of conferences concerned with intelligent approaches to transform the World Wide Web into a global reasoning and semantics-driven computing machine. Then next conference in this series, WIMS'13 will take place in Madrid (Spain).

Supported by

Dolj County Council Dolj County Council

Scientific Patronage of


Excursion details

Details on the excursion available here.

List of accepted papers

You can view the list of accepted papers here.

Extended deadlines for industrial track

05.03.2012: Check the the industrial track section for details.


01.03.2012: WIMS'12 is looking for support for the multiplication of conference materials and for promoting and advertising the conference with the purpose of a better visibility.

Added accommodation information

23.02.2012: Check the venue & accommodation section for details.

Added tutorials

20.02.2012: Check the keynotes & tutorials section for details.

Updated registration details

15.02.2012: Check the registration section for details.

Added keynote speaker Elena Simperl

15.02.2012: Announced keynote session Crowdsourcing Semantic Data Management: Challenges and Opportunities by Elena Simperl.

Added programme committee for the iCompute workshop

07.01.2012: The programme committee for the iCompute workshop can be found here.

Call for Workshop Papers

03.01.2012: Details about the workshop papers can be found on here.

Added keynote speaker Jeff Z. Pan

03.01.2012: Announced keynote session “«Closing» Some Doors for the Open Semantic Web” by Jeff Z. Pan.

Industrial track PC members announced

20.01.2012: Announced the list of members of the PC for the Industrial track.

Deadlines extended

11.12.2011: Deadlines for paper submissions extended.

WIMS'12 site updated

26.09.2011: Added call for the Industrial Track; updated PC member list.

WIMS'12 site updated

05.08.2011: The list of PC and AC members has been updated.

WIMS'12 site launched

20.06.2011: The WIMS'12 site has been launched. This site will be constantly updated with news and information about the WIMS'12 conference.

Call for Workshop Proposals

The WIMS'12 international program committee invites proposals for workshops. The accepted workshops from this call will be included in the WIMS'12 main program.

Workshop proposals must provide a forum for discussion in areas of special interest within the broader sense of web intelligence, web mining and web semantics. The scope of the workshops is also to acknowledge the impact of web intelligence, mining and semantics and their wider applications in the information society.

The organisers of successful workshops will be responsible for their own reviewing process, website, and to co-ordinate the collection and delivery of camera ready material and ACM copyright transfer. Accepted papers in workshops will be published in the WIMS'12 proceedings and disseminated through the ACM Digital Library. Selected extended papers will be invited to appear in a special issues of reputed journals in the field.

Proposals should be not more than 4 pages in length, should be in text or PDF format. It should contain the following information:

  • A title of the workshop
  • Name, affiliation, postal address and email of contact person
  • Names and affiliations of organisers
  • A 150 word abstract
  • Aims and scope
  • Important dates
  • Description of the proposed workshop
  • Duration of the workshop (half day, full day etc.)