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The 1st International Workshop on Web Services and Social Media (WSSM-2012)

In conjunction with the 15th International Conference on NBiS-2012

Melbourne, Australia, 

September 26-28, 2012

Call for Papers

The World Wide Web was born over 20 years ago. Its primary aim was to give universal access to a large universe of documents. Currently, this aim is fully achieved. And with the advancement of Web services technology, people begin to use web as a tool for collaboration on business, artistic works, hobbies, social activities, and so on.
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 will be held in Melbourne, Australia in conjunction with the 15th international conference on network-based information systems (NBiS-2012). 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, SNS, Social Media, Community Functions, 
  • Mobile Services, Location-Aware apps, eLearning Services,
  • P2P Web apps, Web Mashups, Web Virtual Space, 
  • User-Generated Content, Consumer-Generated Media, 
  • Information Retrieval, XML, Data Mining, 

Paper Submission

The proceedings of the NBiS2012 conference and workshops will be published by IEEE CPSAuthors are invited to submit research contributions representing original, previously unpublished work. Please submit a 6-pages paper in IEEE Computer Society format (two columns in A4). You can confirm the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Author Guidelines at the following web page: Information for Authors. The submission web page is papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. All papers will be refereed by members of the program committee. 

Important Dates

Submission deadline: April 15 May 10, 2012 (Extended)
Authors Notification: May 20 25, 2012
Authors Registration: June 22, 2012
Final Manuscript: June 22, 2012
Workshop dates: September 26-28, 2012

Workshop Chair
  • Shusuke Okamoto, Seikei University, Japan

Program Committee
  • Akio Koyama, Yamagata University, Japan
  • Antonio Gentile, University of Palermo, Italy
  • David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
  • Fatos Xhafa, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Joan Arnedo-Moreno, Open University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Jun Iio, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan
  • Kin Fun Li, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Makoto Ikeda, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
  • Maria Indrawan, Monash University, Australia
  • Markus Aleksy, ABB AG Corporation, Germany
  • Masaru Kamada, Ibaraki University, Japan
  • Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Narichika Hamaguchi, NHK, Japan
  • Tatsuhiro Yonekura, Ibaraki University, Japan
  • Tomoya Enokido, Rissho University, Japan
  • Vincent C.S. Lee, Monash University, Australia
  • Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia
  • 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<>.