last update: 16 May in 2017

The 6th International Workshop on

Web Services and Social Media (WSSM-2017)

In conjunction with The 20th International Conference on NBiS-2017

Ryerson University, Canada

  August 24-26, 2017

Call for Papers

Web system with IoT technology produces big-data and it has become increasingly important in our society. Using some AI engine enables us to build a novel web services for home and business use. We can also imagine the next generation of social network services where not only consumer generated contents but also IoT generated contents drives our activity on the internet.

 International Workshop on Web Services and Social Media (WSSM) encompasses a wide range of topics in the research, design, and implementation of Web related things, especially, social activity on the Internet. The first workshop on WSSM-2012 was held in Melbourne, Australia. And the 2nd in Gwangju, Korea, the 3rd in Salerno, Italy, the 4th in Taipei, Taiwan, the 5th in Ostrava, Czech Republic. This time, we are honored to hold the 6th workshop on WSSM-2017 in Ryerson University, Canada in conjunction with the 20th International Conference on NBiS-2017. This workshop provides an international forum for researchers and participants to share and exchange their experiences, discuss challenges and present original ideas in all aspect of Web Services and Social Media. You are invited to submit papers in these areas and welcome to participate in the workshop. We welcome not only research papers on WSSM technology but also reports on requirements of WSSM in all domains.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Web Services, Web API, IoT,
  • SNS, Social Media, Community Functions, CyberWorld,
  • Mobile Services, Location-Aware apps, eLearning Services,
  • P2P Web apps, Web Mashups, Web Virtual Space,¬†
  • User-Generated Contents, Consumer-Generated Media, IoT-Generated Contents
  • Information Retrieval, XML, Data Mining, AI engine

Paper Submission

Authors should submit a paper to the WSSM-2017 workshop with maximum 10 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references. However, authors can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment. Papers must be prepared using the Lecture Notes Style of Springer Proceedings.

Prepare your paper and submit it electronically to the EDAS online submission system:
Please select the track: "W-WSSM-2017: The 6-th International Workshop on Web Services and Social Media"

All accepted papers of the workshop will be included in the NBiS-2017 conference proceedings of Lecture Notes in Data Engineering and Communication Technologies Series published by Springer. Proceedings will be sent by Springer for indexing in EI and SCOPUS, ISI Proceedings, MetaPress, Springerlink.

Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are requested to register and present their work at the workshop. Please do follow the announcement on the NBiS-2017 website.

Important Dates
  • Paper Submission Deadline :May 22, 2017 May 29, 2017(EXTENDED, HARD DEADLINE)
  • Author Notification : June 5, 2017.
  • Final Manuscript Due: June 20, 2017.
  • Author Registration : June 20, 2017.
  • Workshop dates: August 24-26, 2017

Workshop Co-Chair
  • Shusuke Okamoto, Seikei University, Japan
  • Masaki Kohana, Ibaraki University, Japan

Program Chair
  • Masayuki Ihara, NTT Service Evolution Laboratories, Japan
Program Committee(to be confirmed)
  • Fatos Xhafa, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Hiroki Sakaji, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun Iio, Chuo University, Japan
  • Kin Fun Li, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Makoto Ikeda, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Makoto Takizawa, Hosei University, Japan
  • Masaru Kamada, Ibaraki University, Japan
  • Masaru Miyazaki, NHK, Japan
  • Tatsuhiro Yonekura, Ibaraki University, Japan
  • Tomoya Enokido, Rissho University, Japan
  • Yoshihiro Kawano, Tokyo University of Information Sciences, Japan
  • Yusuke Gotoh, Okayama University, Japan

Contact Information
If you have any questions or for more information, you can email us at okamoto<>.