WebKDD 2008 - 10 Years of Knowledge Discovery on the Web !

Workshop on
Web Mining and Web Usage Analysis

Held in conjunction with
The 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2008)

August 24-27, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada

Call for Papers Instructions for Authors Accepted Papers Workshop Program Program Committee Past WebKDD workshops
Final Program - August 24, 2008


Introduction & Welcome
Session 1: Social and Web Graph Mining (9:10-10:00)
9:10-09:35 Detecting Commmunities via Simultaneous Clustering of Graphs and Folksonomies
Akshay Java, Anupam Joshi, and Tim Finin
09:35-10:00 Exploring the Impact of Profile Injection Attacks in Social Tagging Systems
Maryam Ramezani, J.J. Sandvig, Runa Bhaumik, Robin Burke, and Bamshad Mobasher
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Session 2: Social and Web Graph Mining (10:30-12:00)
10:30-10:55 Query-log mining for detecting polysemy and spam
Carlos Castillo, Claudio Corsi, Debora Donato, Paolo Ferragina, and Aristides Gionis
10:55-11:20 I/O efficient computation of First Order Markov Measures for Large and Evolving Graphs
Prasanna K Desikan and Jaideep Srivastava
11:20-11:45 An Empirical Study of Dynamic Pari-mutuel Markets: Evidence from the Tech Buzz Game
Yiling Chen, David Pennock, and Tejaswi Kasturi
11:45-12:00 Discussion in Social and Web Graph Mining
12:00-2:00 Lunch (on your own)
Session 3: Web Personalization and User Profiling (2:00-3:00)
2:00-2:25 Justified Recommendations based on Content and Rating Data
Panagiotis Symeonidis, Alex Nanopoulos, and Yannis Manolopoulos
2:25-2:50 Personalized Web Search by Using Learned User Profiles in Re-ranking
Jia Hu and Philip K Chan
2:50-3:00 Discussion in Web Personalization and User Profiling
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
Session 4: Web Personalization and User Profiling (3:30-4:20)
3:30-3:55 Detecting concept drift in web usage mining
Jose Borges and Mark Levene
3:55-4:20 Learning Preferences of New Users in Recommender Systems: An Information Theoretic Approach
Al M. Rashid, George Karypis, and John Riedl
4:20-5:00 Joint Discussion and Closing