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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - From 13/05/2013 to 17/05/2013

The World Wide Web Conference is a yearly international conference on the topic of the future direction of the World Wide Web. It began in 1994 at CERN and is organized by the International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee (IW3C2). The Conference aims to provide the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardization of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture. The conference brings together researchers, developers, users and commercial ventures—indeed all those who are passionate about the Web and what it has to offer.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following (all cases refer to Large-scale systems/applications and Big Data):

  • Mobile, multi-screen, and multimedia applications
  • Methodologies and insights from controlled experiments
  • User modeling, personalization, privacy and anonymization
  • Emerging markets and accessibility (web access beyond the first billion)
  • Crowdsourcing and human computation
  • Entity extraction, and knowledge building
  • Computational advertising
  • Batch and on-line processing and modeling
  • Interactive visualization and monitoring
  • Data-driven journalism, medicine, and finance
  • User studies, ethnographic studies, and evaluation
  • Personal information management
  • Engagement metrics and economic models
  • The web and the real world (online and offline behavior, Web Science, etc.)
  • Search in novel domains and new search paradigms
  • Experiences in developing, and using open source software
  • Participatory platforms and grass-roots movements (e.g., citizen journalism, lobbying, etc.)
  • Adversarial challenges (denial of service attacks, spoofing, spam, cloaking, etc.)
  • Enterprise-specific deployments and systems
  • Distributed computing and platforms
  • Start-up experiences in developing, deploying, and scaling
  • Insights and Business intelligence
  • Applications in all areas (education, entertainment and games, politics, social media, etc.)

Conference website