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Developers Track

Location: Level 2 - 201A (tentative)

Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Session 1: Accessibility, Mobility, Ontology
10:30am to 12:00 noon
  • Mukhtar Masood Rana, Uzma Rana and Tim Renolds. The Web Accessibility Model Reforms
    - Anglia Ruskin University, University of Cambridge
  • Angel Machin and Curro Dominguez. Integrating mobile services and content with the Internet
    - Vodaphone
  • Hongwei Qi, Bangyong Liang, Itaru HOSOMI, Qiangze Feng and Toshikazu Fukushima. "Pudoo" - A Large-scale Collaborative Ontology Development and Sharing Environment
    - NEC Laboratories China, NEC Service Platforms Research Laboratories
  • Ivan Bedini, Benjamin Nguyen and Georges Gardarin. Janus: Automatic Ontology Builder from XSD files
    - Orange Labs, UVSQ
Session 2: Semantic Web I
1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Boštjan Pajntar and Marko Grobelnik. SearchPoint --- a New Paradigm of Web Search
    - Jozef Stafan Institute
  • Mathieu d'Aquin. Building Semantic Web Based Applications with Watson
    - Knowledge Media Institute
  • Thanh Tran. The NeOn Ontology Engineering Toolkit
    - University of Karlsruhe
Session 3: Web Search and Web Services
3:30pm to 5:30pm
  • David A. Shamma, Evan 'Rabble' Henshaw-Plath. Yahoo Pinpoint - a where are they now? location broker
    - Yahoo! Brickhouse
  • Peeyush Ranjan and Narayanan Shivakumar. Sitemaps: A content discovery protocol for the web
    - Google, Inc.
  • Peeyush Ranjan. Syndicating Google Webmaster Tools: Improving content's quality and performance
    - Google, Inc.
  • Haibo Zhao and Prashant Doshi. Haley: An EndtoEnd, Scalable Web Service Composition Tool
    - University of Georgia
  • Gloria Lau. Two years of Nutch: what we learned.
    - Stanford University
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Thursday, April 24, 2008
Session 4: Mash-ups
10:30am to 12:00 noon
  • Giovanni Tummarello, Axel Polleres, Christian Morbidoni and Danh Le Phuoc. Data level mashups with Semantic Web Pipes
    - Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Universita Politecnica delle Marche
  • Steffen Meschkat. Simple and robust browser side template processing for Ajax based web applications
    - Google, Inc
  • Max Braun, Klaas Dellschaft, Thomas Franz, Dominik Hering, Peter Jungen, Hagen Metzler, Eugen Müller, Alexander Rostilov and Carsten Saathoff. MyTag: Personalized Cross-Media Search in Folksonomies
    - University Koblenz-Landau
Session 5: Invited talk
1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Rajat Agarwalla, Scrabulous

    Lightning demos
  • Roelof van Zwol, Lluis Garcia Pueyo, Georgina Ramirez, Borkur Sigurbjornsson and Marcos Labad. Video Tag Game
    - Yahoo! Research
  • Sebastian Michel and Ingmar Weber. Eagle Eye (a Thunderbird Extension)
    - Ecole Polytechnique
  • Takeharu Eda, Toshifumi Enomoto, Makoto Onizuka, Masaki Hyodo and Masashi Yamamuro. A Yet Another Implementation of XML Data Processor using PostgreSQL
    - NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
  • Maciej Dabrowski and Sebastian Kruk. MarcOnt Mediation Services - Making Translation Between Formats Easy
    - Digital Enterprise Research
  • Giovanni Tummarello and Fabio Corneti. SWPop: Sindice based live Sioc aggregation
    - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
  • Max Braun, Enkin for Android
    -University Koblenz-Landau
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Friday, April 25, 2008
Session 6: Semantic Web II
10:30am to 12:00 noon
  • Alexandre Passant. MOAT: From Tagging to Semantic Web
    - LaLIC, EDF R&D
  • Anupriya Ankolekar, Denny Vrandecic and Markus Krötzsch. Embedding Semantic MediaWiki data in Webpages
    - HP Labs, AIFB Universitat Karlsruhe
  • Sebastian Kruk, Mariusz Cygan, Adam Gzella and Maciej Dabrowski. JeromeDL - Semantic and Social Technologies for Improving User Experience in Digital Libraries
    - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
Session 7: ACLs and Security
1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Thomas Roessler. Widgets: Web Vulnerabilities For All
    - W3C
  • Bryant Cutler and Phillip Windley. Web Authentication with Selective Delegation using SRP
    - Brigham Young University
  • Tyler Close, John Recker and Craig Sayers. Personal Collaboration Sidebar
    - Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
  • Tyler Close. Using promises to orchestrate Web interactions
    - Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Session 8: Panel
3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Chris Clarke. Moving past the theory: Developing a real-world Semantic Web application
    - Talis Information Limited
  • Panel: Commercializing the Semantic Web

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