Call for WSTNet Summer School 2018

WWSSS 2016 Beach
On the beach at WST Net Summer School 2016/ Steffen Staab ©2016

The Steering Committee of the WSTNet Web Science Summer School (WWSSS) invites interested parties from commercial, academic or public domain to submit bids to host WWSSS in 2018. The call consists of two stages: first an expression of interest and second a full proposal.

Important dates

  • 15 June 2017: Deadline for expressions of interest
  • 15 July 2017: Notification and call for full proposals
  • 30 September 2017: Deadline for full proposals
  • 31 October 2017: Notification of acceptance Support and further information

For more details see visit the WWSSS18 Call page.

WSTNet at WWW2017

WWW 2017 LogoThe Web Observatory ran a Workshop and there was a good number of presentations from GESIS/WeST Koblenz and other WSTNet Labs at the prestigious WWW2017 Conference in Perth last week.

GESIS/WeST Koblenz Dr Claudia Wagner Sampling from Social Networks with Attributes
 GESIS/WeST Koblenz Dimitar Dimitrov What Makes a Link Successful on Wikipedia?
 GESIS/WeST Koblenz Dr Philip Singer Why We Read Wikipedia
 GESIS/WeST Koblenz Lisette Espín Noboa How Users Explore Ontologies on the Web: A Study of NCBO’s BioPortal Usage Logs
INRIA Dolière Francis Some On the Content Security Policy Violations due to the Same-Origin Policy
MIT Media Lab Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland (co-author) DeepMood: Forecasting Depressed Mood Based on Self-Reported Histories via Recurrent Neural Networks
NUS-Extreme-Tsinghua (NExT) Dr Xiangnan HE Neural Collaborative Filtering


The network of the Web Science Trust