Ph.D. Symposium

Thursday, 21 May




Crowdsourcing Systems and Taxonomies

Session Chair: Alessandra Sala (Bell Labs, Ireland)


A Taxonomy of Crowdsourcing Campaigns

Majid Alshehry (Masdar Institute, United Arab Emirates)


Make Hay While the Crowd Shines: Towards Efficient Crowdsourcing on the Web

Ujwal Gadiraju (L3S Research Center, Germany)


Ontology Search: Find the Right Ontologies on the Web

Anila Sahar Butt (Australian National University, Australia)




Mining in Social Media Systems

Session Chair: Oana Goga (MPI-SWS, Germany)


Mining Scholarly Communication on the Social Web

Asmelash Teka Hadgu (L3S Research Center, Germany)


Discovering Credible Events in Near Real Time from Social Media Streams

Cody Buntain (University of Maryland, United States)


Social Media as firm’s network and its influence on the corporate performance

Jeongwoo Oh (ESCP Europe, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)




Tagging and Query Execution


Modeling Cognitive Processes in Social Tagging to Improve Tag Recommendations 

Dominik Kowald (Know-Center, Austria)


A Hybrid Framework for Online Execution of Linked Data Queries

Mohamed Sabri (University of Waterloo, Canada)


A Hybrid Approach to Perform Efficient and Effective Query Execution Against Public SPARQL Endpoints

Marble Acosta (Institute AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)