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| Abuse, Security, and Privacy |Behavioral Analysis and Personalization |
| Bridging Structured and Unstructured Data | Content Analysis |
| Relevance and Ranking | Search Systems and Applications |
Semantic Web |Social Systems and Graph Analysis
| User Interaction and Mobility | Monetization |
| Performance, Scalability, and Availability | Software Infrastructure |
| Web For Emerging Regions |

| Developers Track | Panels | Posters | Tutorials | Workshops |
| PhD Symposium |
Demos | W3C |



  • Querying and searching the Semantic/Data Web, including combinations with statistics, soft computing and distributed approaches
  • Use of social metadata and annotations in search and mining
  • Indexing and retrieval of Web rich-media content
  • Verticals and specialized search: multimedia, blogs, news, academic, e-commerce, etc.
  • Faceted, enterprise, desktop, local, and mobile search
  • Search engine architecture and scalability, including indexing, index compression, index distribution
  • Efficiency issues in query processing, including index access, caching, and early termination
  • Web crawling: high performance crawling, refresh crawling, focused crawling, content monitoring, and other crawling strategies and applications
  • Semantic search: entity retrieval, geo/temporal search, sub/super-documents
  • Federated, distributed, and P2P search, meta search, rank aggregation
  • Enabling higher-level applications: implicit search, mashups, query completion, real time search

Track Chairs

  • Junghoo Cho, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Torsten Suel, NYU Poly, USA

Program Committee

  • Krisztian Balog    (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Edward Bortnikov   (Yahoo!, Israel)
  • Berkant Cambazoglu   (Yahoo!, Spain)
  • Edward Chang   (Google, China)
  • Kevin Chang   (University of Illinois, USA)
  • Edleno de Moura   (Federal University of Amazonas, Brasil)
  • Arjen de Vries   (CWI, Netherlands)
  • Fernando Diaz   (Yahoo!, USA)
  • Nadav Eiron   (Google, Israel)
  • Marcus Fontoura   (Yahoo!, USA)
  • C Lee Giles   (Penn State, USA)
  • Maxim Gurevich   (Yahoo!, Israel)
  • Wook-Shin Han   (Korea National University, Korea)
  • Sepandar Kamvar   (Stanford University, USA)
  • Mariam Kamvar   (Google, USA)
  • Ronny Lempel   (Yahoo!, Israel)
  • Vanessa Murdock   (Yahoo!, Spain)
  • Wolfgang Nejdl   (University of Hannover, Germany)
  • Alex Ntoulas   (Microsoft, USA)
  • Balazs Racz   (Google, Switzerland)
  • Lars Schmidt-Thieme   (University of Hildesheim, Germany)
  • Shuming Shi   (Microsoft, China)
  • Uri Schonfeld   (UCLA, USA)
  • Fabrizio Silvestri   (CNR, Italy)
  • Masashi Toyoda   (University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Stratis Viglas   (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Sebastiano Vigna   (University of Milan, Italy)
  • Dong Xin   (Microsoft, USA)
  • Justin Zobel   (University of Melbourne, Australia

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