WebDB Workshop at SIGMOD 2015 in Melbourne
WebDB 2015 — 18th International Workshop on the Web and Databases
at SIGMOD 2015 in Melbourne, Australia, on 2015-05-31
Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

All papers are available in the proceedings.

Session 1: Keynote

8:45 Introduction
9:00 Divesh Srivastava: Discovering and Selecting Valuable Sources for Integration (keynote)
10:00 coffee break

Session 2: Entity Extraction

10:30 Zhixu Li, Xiangliang Zhang, Qing Xie, Hai Huang, Jia Zhu, and Xiaofang Zhou: Addressing Instance Ambiguity in Web Harvesting
11:00 Aliaksandr Tailaika, Joanna Biega, Antoine Amarilli, and Fabian M. Suchanek: IBEX: Harvesting Entities from the Web Using Unique Identifiers
11:30 Sujatha Das Gollapalli, Xiang Li, Ang Sun, Hakan Karde, and Xin Wang: Person-Name Parsing for Linking User Web Profiles. Presented by Wenqing Lin
12:00 lunch break. Lunch is provided and sponsored by Google.

Session 3: Information Quality

13:30 Mouhamadou Lamine Ba, Roxana Horincar, Pierre Senellart, and Huayu Wu: Truth Finding with Attribute Partitioning
14:00 Simon Razniewski and Werner Nutt: Long-term Optimization of Update Frequencies for Decaying Information
14:30 Julia Stoyanovich, Marie Jacob and Xuemei Gong: Analyzing Crowd Rankings
15:00 coffee break

Session 4: Knowledge Management

15:30 Martin Przyjaciel-Zablocki, Alexander Schaetzle and Georg Lausen: TriAL-QL: Distributed Processing of Navigational Queries
16:00 Marilena Oita and Pierre Senellart: FOREST: Focused Object Retrieval by Exploiting Significant Tag Paths
16:30 Dana Movshovitz-Attias, Steven Whang, Natalya Noy, and Alon Halevy: Discovering Subsumption Relationships for Web-Based Ontologies

Session 5: Wrap-Up

17:00Best Paper Awards (sponsored by Google)
17:15WebDB Reception (sponsored by Google)