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 acceptance:   

January 15, 2011

Registration opens:  
January 16, 2011

Camera-ready of accepted papers:
February 15, 2011

Breaking news - Abstract submission:
March 1, 2011

Registration closes:  

May 10, 2011

May 25 - 27, 2011

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Paper & proposal submission

Authors are invited to submit papers/tutorial proposals/posters for the conference. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this conference. The WIMS'11 proceedings volume is  part of the International Conference Proceedings Series published by  ACM, 

Contributions will be selected based upon their quality as evaluated by 2-3 referees.

The papers/proposals must be written in English and formatted according to the ACM guidelines. Author instructions and style files can be downloaded at 

The maximum length of research papers and tutorial/demonstration papers is at most 12 pages in ACM format. The maximum length for poster papers  is at most 2 pages in ACM format.
Please note that the submission format is MS Word or PDF. 

Submit your papers through 


If you do not have EasyChair account, then register and, once you get the log-in information by mail, log into the system as an author. Enter all the required data about your submission and finally upload your contributed paper in either MS Word  or PDF format.

Authors of selected outstanding papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for consideration of publication in the reputed Journals.

All accepted papers/posters will be published in the conference proceedings. At least one author of accepted papers/posters/abstracts is required to register at the full registration rate.

Tutorial proposals must be sent to

Robert Engels (E-mail: robert.engels @

Workshop proposals must be sent to

Chair, Program Committee (E-mail: wims @

Breaking news abstracts must be sent to

Chair, Program Committee (E-mail: wims @

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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