Paper and Abstracts Due
  --- Jul. 17, 2006

Notification of Acceptance
  --- Aug. 21, 2006

Camera-ready Due
  --- Aug. 31, 2006

  --- Nov. 10, 2006

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WIDM 2006 Preliminary Program

08:45-09:00: Opening and Announcements 09:00-10:30: Session 1: XML Data Management and P2P (Session Chair: Irini Fundulaki, University of Edinburgh) Bridging Relational Database History and the Web: the XML Approach Fusheng Wang, Xin Zhou, Carlo Zaniolo Efficient Evaluation of n-ary Conjunctive Queries over Trees and Graphs Francois Bry, Tim Furche, Benedikt Linse, Andreas Schroeder SRI: Exploiting Semantic Information for Effective Query Routing in a PDMS Federica Mandreoli, Riccardo Martoglia, Wilma Penzo, Simona Sassatelli 10.30-10.45: Coffee Break 10.45-12.00: Invited Talk: The Power of Structured Data on the Web Speaker: Sihem Amer-Yahia, Yahoo! Research, USA. Session: Angela Bonifati, ICAR-CNR, Italy 12.00-13.30: Lunch 13.30-15.00: Session 2: Web Ranking and Classification (Session Chair: Prasenjit Mitra, The Pennsylvania State University, USA) Ranking Target Objects of Navigational Queries Louiqa Raschid, Yao Wu, Maria Esther Vidal, Woei-Jyh Lee, Panayiotis Tsaparas, Padmini Srinivasan, Aditya Kumar Sehgal Coarse-grained Classification of Web Sites by Their Structural Properties Christoph Lindemann, Lars Littig Efficient, Automatic Web Resource Harvesting Michael L. Nelson, Joan A. Smith, Ignacio Garcia del Campo, Herbert Van de Sompel, Xiaoming Liu 15.00-15.15: Coffee Break 15.15-16.45: Session 3: Web Resource Crawling and Searching (Session Chair: Floris Geerts, University of Edinburgh, UK) Lazy Preservation: Reconstructing Websites by Crawling the Crawlers Frank McCown, Joan A. Smith, Michael L. Nelson, Johan Bollen Identifying Redundant Search Engines in a Very Large Scale Metasearch Engine Context Ronak Desai, Qi Yang, Zonghuan Wu, Weiyi Meng, Clement Yu Pushing Task Relevant Web Links down to the Desktop Paul - Alexandru Chirita, Claudiu S. Firan, Wolfgang Nejdl 16.45-17.45: Session 4: Web Organization (Session Chair: Frank McCown, Old Dominion University, USA) An Architecture for creating Collaborative Semantically Capable Scientific Data Sharing Infrastructures Anuj Jaiswal, C. Lee Giles, Prasenjit Mitra, James Wang The GEON Portal: Accelerating Knowledge Discovery in the Geosciences Ullas Nambiar, Bertram Ludaescher, Kai Lin, Chaitan Baru 17.45-18.00: Closing