MAY 25 - 27, 2011
International Conference on We
Important Dates

Electronic submission of papers/posters: 
November 20, 2010

Tutorial and Workshop
proposals due:
December 15, 2010

Notification of paper acceptance:   
January 15, 2011

Registration opens:  
January 16, 2011

Camera-ready of accepted papers:
February 15, 2011

News - Abstract submission:
March 1, 2011

Registration closes:  

May 18, 2011

May 25 - 27, 2011

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Call for Research Papers/Posters

Call for Tutorials/Demonstration Proposals

Call for Workshop Proposals

Call for Breaking News Abstracts

Call for News from Norwegian Projects - Abstracts  

Accepted papers/tutorials/posters/workshop-papers will be published by ACM and disseminated through the ACM Digital Library.

Selected extended papers and extended abstracts will be invited to appear in a special issues of reputed journals in the field and also in a book published by Elsevier.

How to submit

The maximum length of

  • research papers (including workshop papers) is at most 12 pages in ACM format
  • tutorial papers is between 5 to 12 pages in ACM format
  • poster (short) paper is at most 5 pages in ACM format
  • news-abstract is at most 2 pages in ACM format

Please note that the submission format is MS Word or PDF. The papers must be written in English and formatted according to the ACM guidelines. Author instructions and style files can be downloaded at

Authors of accepted works are expected to attend the conference and present their work. Selected extended papers will be invited to appear in a special issues of reputed journals in the field.

Poster papers and full research paper submissions must be made electronically in MS Word or PDF format through the EasyChair submission system at

Tutorial proposals must be sent to
Robert Engels (E-mail: robert.engels @

Workshop proposals must be sent to
Chair, Program Committee (E-mail: wims11 @

Breaking news & News from projects - abstracts must be sent to
Chair, Program Committee (E-mail: wims11 @

Note: we will not have a separate workshop or tutorials registration fee (i.e., only one conference registration covers everything).


Proceedings will be published by

Selected papers from WIMS'11, after further revisions, will be published in the special issues of the following journals.

International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies

International Journal of Web Services Practices

International Journal of Information Retrieval Research 

International Journal of Computer Science & Applications

Some selected extended papers from WIMS'11 will be considered for Elsevier (Morgan Kaufmann) book [pending approval]

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