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Second International Symposium on Web Algorithms (iSWAG 2016)
June 9-10, 2016
Deauville, Normandy, France


We invite you to submit a paper to the Second International Symposium on Web Algorithms (iSWAG 2016).

iSWAG is a symposium that covers research in the areas of algorithms for solving web related problems. The first symposium will be held in Deauville, Normandy, France in June 9-10, 2015.

iSWAG seeks innovative papers with strong applicative impact.

The symposium will be highly selective, with both invited talks and refereed full papers presented either in oral sessions or in poster sessions.

Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • Web search
  • Adversarial information retrieval
  • Privacy in web search
  • User and search modeling
  • Personalized search and ranking
  • Search quality evaluation
  • Search result ranking
  • Searching social and real-time content
  • Sponsored search and computational advertising
  • Sentiment analysis in social networks and blogs
  • Social networks
  • Recommender systems
  • Collaborative search
  • Crowd computing
  • Efficient analysis of web data
  • Graph mining

Papers emphasizing novel algorithmic approaches are particularly encouraged. Application-oriented papers that make innovative technical contributions to research are welcome. Papers on new and emerging topics are also welcome.

Authors are explicitly discouraged from submitting papers that do not present clearly their contribution with respect to previous works, that contain only incremental results, and that do not provide significant advances over existing approaches.

Papers must be submitted following the template available on the submission webpage. This is a standard 2 column format. Papers are limited to 6 pages.

Important dates


Papers due: January 13, 2016
Paper notifications: February 15, 2016


Papers due: January 13, 2016
Paper notifications: February 15, 2016


Posters papers are reviewed “on-the-fly”, the number of slots is limited. No poster submission will be considered after April 17, 2016.
All deadlines are 11:59pm, anywhere in the world (Alofi time).

Scientific Committee

This committee is in charge of helping the program committee for papers that are in-between acceptance and rejection. Its role is also to help avoiding conflicts of interest with respect to reviewing tasks.

Serge Abiteboul, INRIA, Académie des sciences
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research
Julita Vassileva, Saskatchawan University
Michalis Vazirgiannis, Ecole Polytechnique

Program Committee

This committee is in charge of assessing submitted papers and of selecting the ones that will be presented during the contributed talks sessions or during the poster sessions.

Mehdi Badr, Qwant
Anne Boyer, Université de Lorraine
Carlos Castillo, Qatar Computing Research Institute
Martine de Cock, Ghent University
Antoine Doucet, University of La Rochelle
Robert Erra, EPITA
Alexandros Karatzoglou, Telefonica
Thomas Largillier, University of Normandy
Kyumin Lee, Utah State University
Daniel Lemire, UQAM
Nelly Litvak, University of Twente
Tanguy Moal, Cogniteev
Samuel Nowakowski, Université de Lorraine
Gabriella Pasi, University of Milano Bicocca
Sylvain Peyronnet, ix-labs
Gaetan Richard, University of Normandy
François Rioult, University of Normandy
Romain Rivière, Twenga
Azim Roussanaly, Université de Lorraine
Julita Vassileva, University of Saskatchewan
Michalis Vazirgiannis, Ecole Polytechnique
Suzan Verberne, Radboud University Nijmegen


Organizing committee

  • Lucie Cazenave, ix-labs
  • Thomas Largillier, University of Normandy – General chair
  • Guillaume Peyronnet, Nalrem medias
  • Sylvain Peyronnet, ix-labs – General chair
  • Gaëtan Richard, University of Normandy


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