[DL] CfParticipation with Voucher IEEE/WIC/ACM Int. Conf. on Web Intelligence 2017 (WI'17), 23-26 Aug. 2017, Leipzig, Germany

Uni-Due rainer.unland at icb.uni-due.de
Sun Jul 23 13:28:40 CEST 2017


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                             CALL FOR PARTICIPATION with Voucher
IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence 2017 (WI'17)
                    August 23-26, 2017, Leipzig, Germany
             Conference Website: http://webintelligence2017.com/

in conjunction with

15th German International Conference on Multiagent Systems Technologies 
(MATES 2017)
                          Conference Website: http://mates2017.uni-trier.de/

##################################### VOUCHER 
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                   Voucher (only for Online registration) worth 50,- €:
                                   Please enter
                               wi2017voucher50
                 on the registration page in the appriate box
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                   *** CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ***

* Raj Reddy (Turing Award Winner 1994), Carnegie Mellon University, US:
      The Ultimate Web Intelligence: Computational Social Science

* Cristiano Castelfranchi, Director Institute for Cognitive Sciences and 
Technologies, University of Siena, Italy
      Cognition & Self-Organization in a Hybrid Society & Coupled 
Reality: The role of AI

* Amit Sheth, Executive Director Kno.e.sis Center & Prof. Wright State 
University, US:
      Semantic, Cognitive, and Perceptual Computing – three intertwined 
strands of a golden braid of intelligent computing

* Frank Leymann, Professor University of Stuttgart, Germany
      Loose Coupling and Architectural Implications

* Christine Preisach, Vice President of Data Science in IoT and Digital 
Connected Assets, SAP, Germany
      AI and Machine Learning in IoT

* Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for AI (DFKI), Germany
      Intelligent Agents and Semantic Technologies for Industry 4.0: 
Showcases and Challenges


++++++++++++++++++++++++++ HIGHLIGHTS +++++++++++++++++++++

     6 high-profile keynotes, including one Turing Award Winner
        Raj Reddy (Turing Award Winner 1994)
        Cristiano Castelfranchi
        Amit Sheth
        Frank Leymann
        Christine Preisach (Industry Track)
        Matthias Klusch (Industry Track)

     6 Tutorials
        Brain Big Data Based Wisdom Service (Ning Zhong)
        Efficient Index Maintenance and Edge Influence Computation for
          Dynamic Graphs (Yongrui Qin)
        Nature-inspired Coordination: Current Status and Research Trends
          (Andrea Omicini)
        Predictive Analytics using Structured and Unstructured Data
          (Lipika Dey)
        Social CRM Analytics (Rainer Alt, Olaf Reinhold, Frank Stumpf)
        User Friendly Net Promoter Score Based Recommender System for
           Boosting Business Revenue (Zbigniew Ras)
     9 Workshops
     2 Special Sessions
     3 days of packed academic program with five parallel sessions

The lively and historic city of Leipzig is not only an attractive 
conference
venue (in the pure center of Leipzig), but is also a city full of history,
nightlife, culture, nature and sports.

Accommodation close to the conference venue for all budget levels.

+++++++++++++++++++++ REGISTRATRION +++++++++++++++++++++

  On-line registration (and more information - see also VOUCHER above) at
http://webintelligence2017.com/attending-conference/fees-registration/

Regular registration (Member and Non-Member) covers everything: all
four days technical programs (invited talks, tutorials, workshops,
parallel sessions for accepted papers presentation, industry/demo
session, etc.), social program (welcome reception, banquet), coffee
breaks, as well as access to the Online proceedings (WI and Workshop
proceedings). Student registration does not cover the Pre-Conference
Reception, the Welcome Reception, and the Conference Gala.


+++++++++++++++++++++ ACCOMMODATION +++++++++++++++++++++

            On-line booking (and more information) at
http://webintelligence2017.com/attending-conference/hotel-accomodation/

++++++++++++++++++++++ SPONSORS ++++++++++++++++++++++

   Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
   IEEE Computer Society
   Web Intelligence Consortium (WIC)
   University of Leipzig

++++++++++++++++++++++ AIMS AND SCOPE ++++++++++++++++

Web Intelligence (WI) aims to achieve a multi-disciplinary balance between
research advances in theories and methods usually associated with 
Collective
Intelligence, Data Science, Human-Centric Computing, Knowledge Management,
and Network Science. It is committed to addressing research that both 
deepen
the understanding of computational, logical, cognitive, physical, and 
social
foundations of the future Web, and enable the development and 
application of
technologies based on Web intelligence.


+++++++++ TOPICS AND AREAS RESEARCH PAPERS +++++++++++

   Track-1: Collective Intelligence
   Track-2: Data Science
   Track-3: Human-Centric Computing
   Track-4: Knowledge Management
   Track-5: Network Science


++++++++++++++++ ORGANIZING COMMITTEE ++++++++++++++++

General Chairs (Regions):
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   Axel Ngonga, currently Leipzig University, Germany (Africa)
   Amit Sheth, Wright State University, US (North-America)
   Guoyin Wang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications, China 
(Asia)
   Elizabeth Chang, The University of New South Wales, Australia (Australia)
   Dominik Slezak, Infobright Inc. & Univ. of Warsaw, Poland (East Europe)
   Bogdan Franczyk, Leipzig University, Germany (West Europe)

PC Co-Chairs:
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   Rainer Alt (Leipzig University, Germany)
   Xiaohui Tao (University of Southern Queensland, Australia)

Organizing Chairs:
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   Bjoern Schwarzbach, Leipzig University, Germany
   Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Steering Committee Co-chairs:
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   Ning Zhong (Maebashi Institute of Technology, Japan)
   Jiming Liu (Hong Kong Baptist University, HK SAR, China)

Organizing Committee
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   Wilfried Röder, Leipzig University, Germany
   Sandra Bartsch, Institute of Applied Informatics, Germany


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Contact Information:
rainer.alt at uni-leipzig.de
xtao at usq.edu.au

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