The Web Conference will take place in Lyon from 23rd to 27th April
From 23-27 April, Inria is taking part in the 27th edition of the most prestigious international conference on the Web, The Web Conference, which this year is organised by the University of Lyon in partnership with the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional council and the Lyon metropolitan authority, in collaboration with the Digital League and IW3C2. Fabien Gandon, leader of the Wimmics project-team, is co-president of the 2017 edition.
The Web Conference is an unmissable event to discover the future of the Web with visionary keynotes and the presentation of scientific research on the uses of digital technology, its societal impacts as well as emerging technologies. It is also the opportunity to learn about the latest technologies on subjects such as the Internet of Things, recommendation, referencing and artificial intelligence.
Created in 1994 in Geneva, The International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) was the first scientific conference for Web subjects. Since then, the event has continued to evolve and to bring together an increasing number of experts during its annual edition which is organised alternatively in Europe, Asia, Oceania and on the African continent (the 2017 edition took place in Perth in Australia).
This year, an exceptional number of applications were received concerning the scientific research themes: 1,461 subjects (abstracts) were proposed by 4,852 authors from 62 countries, and more than 1,150 scientific papers were submitted (an increase of 60% compared to a usual edition). Over 2,500 participants are expected to attend.
Inria is a conference partner and numerous researchers from the institute have actively participated in the organisation of the conference. They will be taking part in scientific conferences and will be there to present their work to you on the Inria stand, at number 27.
The Inria scientific conferences
- Monday 23: Ioana Manolescu will present a tutorial on fact-checking
- Monday 23 : presentation at the LDOW Workshop of Catherine Faron-Zucker, Fabien Gandon and Franck Michel's paper « SPARQL Micro-Services: Lightweight Integration of Web APIs and Linked Data »
- Monday 23 : Oscar Rodriguez Rocha (WIMMICS team-project) will take part to the 3rd Workshop Educational Knowledge Management and will introduce his research on « Automatic Generation of izzes from DBpedia According to Educational Standards » with Catherine Faron-Zucker
- Tuesday 24 : Nataliia Bielova (INDES team-project) will animate the tutorial "Web Tracking Technologies and Protection Mechanisms”
- Tuesday 24 : Michel Buffa (WIMMICS team-project) will present his tutorial "Media advances on the Web Platform" and the developer track on WASABI project « Toward an open standard for WebAudio plugins » in collaboration with Jérôme Lebrun
- Tuesday 24: Jérôme Euzenat (MOEX team-project) will be taking part in the "Reasoning on data" workshop and will present his paper "Evaluation of query transformations without data" written with TYREX team-project
- Wednesday 25: the CEDAR team will present its paper "A content management perspective on fact-checking"
- From Wenesday 25 au Friday 27 : the COAST team-project will present its poster « Trusternity: auditing Transparent-log server with blockchain »
- Friday 27: the DANTE team will present its paper "Socio-economic dependencies of linguistic patterns in Twitter: a multivariate analysis"
- Friday 27: Jean-François Abramatic, Inria research fellow, will be taking part in the conference on the history of the Web with Wendy Hall and Bebo White
The Inria demos
- Tuesday 24: Loic Rouch from the RESIST team will take control of a wireless network based on the Z-wave protocol
- Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25: the start-up Mnemotix originating from Inria research projects
- Wednesday 25: the PRIVATICS team will explain how, with thetracking of your smartphone's Wi-Fi, your private data can be made public
- Thursday 26: Philippe Preux from the SEQUEL team will present the GuessWhat?! application - an interactive game enabling the identification of objects by asking a series of questions
- Thursday 26: Jean-François Abramatic will present Software Heritage, the universal software archive
- Thursday 26: Tommaso Venturini from the DANTE team will propose a demo onfake news
- Friday 27: Nikita Drovnik from the THOTH team will present a demo on the detection of objects in images
- Friday 27: Michel Buffa from the WIMMICS team will demonstrate the WASABI project on a guitar tube amplifier and some audio effects recreated in a Web page
These articles could interest you:
- Catherine Faron-Zucker, Fabien Gandon and Frank Michel paper on « SPARQL Micro-Services: Lightweight Integration of Web APIs and Linked Data »
- Ioana Manolescu's abstract on fact checking
- Project-team DANTE abstract « Socioenomic dependencies of linguistic patterns in Twitter: a multivariate analysis »
- Project-team CEDAR abstract « A content management perspective on fact-checking »
- Project-team INDES abstract on « Web Tracking Technologies and Protection Mechanisms »
- Project-team WIMMICS abstract on ANR WASABI project
- Project-teams MOEX et TYREX on « Evaluation of query transformations without data »
- Keynote Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford : The Good Web – some challenges and strategies to realise it
- Keynote Ruhi Sarikaya Director of Applied Science, Amazon, Alexa team: Conversational AI for Interacting with Digital and Physical World
- Panel AI and the future of the Web and the Internet
- Thursday Conclusion by Mounir Mahjoubi , Secretary of State in charge of Digital Affairs
- Keynote Lorrie Faith Cranor, Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University : Web Privacy and Security: The User Experience
- Panel on Privacy and Security
- Take Home Message of Robert Cailliau
For more information
Web Conference 2018 Programme