[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-880

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VLDS 2011
Very Large Data Search

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Searching and Integrating New Web Data Sources - Very Large Data Search

Seattle, WA, USA, September 2, 2011.

Edited by

Marco Brambilla *
Fabio Casati **
Stefano Ceri *

* Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Milano, Italy
** Universita' di Trento, Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Povo (TN), Italy

Table of Contents

    Session 1: Invited talks

  1. Information Seeking: Convergence of Search, Recommendations and Advertising (invited talk) Hector Garcia-Molina
  2. Towards an Eco-System of Structured Data on the Web (invited talk) Alon Halevy
  3. Session 2: Personal and Social Search

  4. On Principles of Egocentric Person Search in Social Networks 3-6
    Sara Cohen, Benny Kimelfeld, Georgia Koutrika, Jan Vondrak
  5. The Power of Integrated Abstraction for Data-Centric Human/Machine Computations 7-10
    Atsuyuki Morishima, Norihide Shinagawa, Shoji Mochizuki
  6. Session 3: Data Extraction and Linking

  7. Thematic Exploration of Linked Data 11-16
    Silvana Castano, Alfio Ferrara, Stefano Montanelli
  8. Generating Linked Data by Inferring the Semantics of Tables 17-22
    Varish Mulwad, Tim Finin, Anupam Joshi
  9. Contextual Data Extraction and Instance-Based Integration 23-29
    Lorenzo Blanco, Valter Crescenzi, Paolo Merialdo, Paolo Papotti
  10. Growing Triples on Trees: an XML-RDF Hybrid Model for Annotated Documents 30-33
    Francois Goasdoue, Konstantinos Karanasos, Yannis Katsis, Julien Leblay, Ioana Manolescu, Stamatis Zampetakis
  11. Session 4: Using Ranking for Selection, Visualization, and Valorization

  12. Searching Social Updates for Topic-centric Entities 34-39
    Maria Christoforaki, Ivie Erunse, Cong Yu
  13. Enhanced Visualization for Web-Based Summaries 40-45
    Brent Wenerstrom, Mehmed Kantardzic
  14. Designing a Revenue Mechanism for Federated Search Engines 46-51
    Laura Ernesta Bonetti, Sofia Ceppi, Nicola Gatti
  15. Session 5: New and News Applications

  16. Dynamic Visualizations for Multi-Domain Search Results 52-57
    Alessandro Bozzon, Luca Cioria, Piero Fraternali, Maristella Matera
  17. Search Computing Meets Data Extraction 58-61
    Alessandro Bozzon, Tim Furche, Giorgio Orsi, Chiara Pasini, Luca Tettamanti, Salvatore Vadacca
  18. Use of Query Similarity for Improving Presentation of News Verticals 62-67
    Annie Louis, Eric Crestan, Youssef Billawala, Rao Shen, Fernando Diaz, Jean-Francois Crespo

08-Aug-2012: submitted by Marco Brambilla
09-Aug-2012: published on CEUR-WS.org