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
E-mail: wims12@software.ucv.ro

About

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

News

Extended deadlines for industrial track

05.01.2012: Check the the industrial track section for details.

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.

Announcement

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 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.


Conference organisation

Conference Chair:

Dumitru Dan Burdescu, University of Craiova, Romania

Program Committee Co-Chairs:

Rajendra Akerkar, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway
Costin Badica, University of Craiova, Romania

Advisory Committee:

Grigoris Antoniou, FORTH-Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Harold Boley, Semantic Web Laboratory, Institute for Information Technology, NRC, Fredericton, Canada
James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Guus Schreiber, VU University, Amsterdam
Amit Sheth, Ohio Center of Excellence on Knowledge-enabled Computing, Ohio
Takahira Yamaguchi, Keio University, Japan

Workshop Co-Chairs:

Adrian Giurca, BTU Cottbus, Germany
Veselka Boeva, Technical University of Sofia-branch Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Industrial Track Co-Chairs:

Manfred Meyer, Fachhochschule Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Laurentiu Vasiliu, DERI Galway, Ireland

Program Committee:

Patrick Albert, IBM, France
Sören Auer, University of Leipzig, Germany
Aliaksandr Autayeu, University of Trento, Italy
Reinhold Behringer, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
Nick Bassiliades, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Andreas Blumauer, Semantic Web Company GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Francois Bry, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Jacques Calmet, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
David Camacho Fernández, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Andre Ponce de Leon F. de Carvalho, University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil
Keith Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Paulo Cortez, University of Minho, Portugal
Dan Cristea, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Zhihua Cui, Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, Taiyuan, China
Ken Currie, CAPDM Ltd., Edinburgh, UK
Martine De Cock, Ghent University, Belgium
Paola Di Maio, University of Strathclyde, UK
Tommaso Di Noia, Technical University of Bari, Italy
Gaël Dias, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
John Elliott, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
Robert Engels, ESIS, Norway
Vadim A. Ermolayev, Zaporozhye National University, Ukraine
Aimeur Esma, University of Montreal, Canada
Yi Fang, Purdue University, USA
Nicola Fanizzi, University of Bari, Italy
Anna Fensel, FTW and STI Innsbruck, Austria
Giacomo Fiumara, University of Messina, Italy
Adina Magda Florea, University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania
Tim Furche, Oxford University Computing Laboratories, UK
Roberto García, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
Dragan Gasevic, Canada Research Chair in Semantic Technologies, Athabasca University, Canada
Adrian Giurca, BTU Cottbus, Germany
Birte Glimm, University of Ulm, Germany
Dorian Gorgan, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Florin Gorunescu, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania
Marko Grobelnic, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Paul Grot, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Rodrigo Capobianco Guido, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Sang Yong Han, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
Michael Hausenblas, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), NUI Galway, Ireland
Henry Hexmoor, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA
Tzung-Pei Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Yuh-Jong Hu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Mirjana Ivanovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Ivan Jelínek, Czech Technical University, Prague
Jason J. Jung, Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea
Randi Karlsen, University of Tromsø, Norway
Jung-jae Kim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece
Ivan Koychev, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria
Christoph Lange, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, and University of Bremen, Germany
Daniel Lemire, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Pawan Lingras, Saint Mary's University, Canada
Sandra Lovrenčić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Pierre Maret, University of Lyon, France
Manfred Meyer, Fachhochschule Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Alexander Mädche, University of Mannheim, Germany
Eetu Mäkelä, Aalto University, Finland
Grzegorz J. Nalepa, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
José Palazzo M. de Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Tope Omitola, University of Southampton, UK.
Pinar Öztürk, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Viorel Negru, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Marek Obitko, Czech Technical University & Rockwell Automation Research Center, Prague
Jong C. Park, KAIST, Korea
Heiko Paulheim, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Tassilo Pellegrini, Semantic Web Company GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Michel Plantié, Centre de recherche LGI2P, France
Alessandro Provetti, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Vijay Raghavan, University of Louisiana, USA
Kanagasabai Rajaraman, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Ashwin Ram, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Anand Ranganathan, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
Christian Schallhart, Oxford University Computing Laboratory, UK
Yamada Seiji, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
Miguel-Angel Sicilia, University of Alcalá, Spain
Roman Słowiński, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Eriks Sneiders, Stockholm University, Sweden
Panagiotis Symeonidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Yasufumi Takama, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Stefan Trausan-Matu, University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania
Anni-Yasmin Turhan, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Athena Vakali, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Lucian Vintan, Academy of Technical Sciences, Romania
Csaba Veres, University of Bergen, Norway
Arild Waaler, University of Oslo, Norway
Yorick Wilks, University of Sheffield, UK
Sule Yildirim Yayilgan, Gjøvik University College, Norway
Sławomir Zadrożny, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Jie Zhang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
(list is not complete yet)

Local Organising Committee:

Costin Badica (Organising Committee Chair), University of Craiova, Romania
Amelia Badica, University of Craiova, Romania
Sorin Ilie, University of Craiova, Romania
Cristian Mihaescu,University of Craiova, Romania
Alex Muscar, University of Craiova, Romania
Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Adriana Schiopoiu, University of Craiova, Romania
Cosmin Stoica-Spahiu, University of Craiova, Romania
Teodor Vetezi, University of Craiova, Romania
(list is not complete yet)