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.

Conference Venue

The WIMS'12 conference will be hosted by the University of Craiova.

Accommodation details

Note that you can find some of the hotels on For the others it is advisable to make the reservation by phone.

Craiova is the capital of the Oltenia region. A few facts about the history of Craiova can be found here.

Traveling to Craiova

There are three options of getting to Craiova:
  • The International Airport Henri Coanda (also known as the Otopeni Airport) is well connected to the rest of Europe. All the major airlines have flights to and from this airport. It is located in Bucharest, the capital of Romania. There are three main options for reaching Craiova from Bucharest: by car or by train. Trains leave from the Bucharest Nord train station regularly (~250 km, 3 hours by train). To reach Bucharest Nord from the Henri Coanda Airport there are two options:
    • via the 780 bus line, connecting the airport with the Bucharest Nord train station
    • via an express train that connects the Henri Coanda Airport to the Bucharest Nord train station. You can buy tickets and ask for info at the international arrivals terminal in the Henri Coanda Airport. The train travels hourly with some exceptions
    • by cab/taxi
  • Fly directly to Craiova with a layover in Timisoara (~300 km). Flights to and from Craiova are operated by Carpatair
  • Fly to Sibiu (~200 km) and from there travel by train to Craiova

NOTE: Timetables for trains can be found at

Local attractions

There are many attractions around Oltenia. You can find more info here.

Map of Craiova