WWW2012 – Do Not Miss The Industrial Track!

The industrial track, organized by Gregory Grefenstette, Dassault Systèmes Exalead, covers two full days divided in four sessions for the 11 papers accepted. Each session finishes with a panel.

The Industrial Practice and Experience track serves as a forum for high quality papers reporting on the more practical issues and experiences encountered when building large scale Web-based systems that are deployed to a large number of users.

The first session is about Big Data where research from Amazon, Ask, Netflix and Yahoo!, together with researchers from UCSB and Cal Poly are presented. The corresponding panel was on the industrial applications of open and big data moderated by François Bourdoncle from Dassault Systèmes.

The second session is on eCommerce, Mobile and Patents where articles from eBay, Samsung, and Yahoo!, together with Oxford University are presented.
The panel of this session is on protecting innovation by using patents and/or copyright moderated by Eva Hopper of the European Patent Office.

The third session is on Users and Linked Data with articles from IBM and Yahoo!. The subsequent panel discusses Link Enterprise Data and is moderated by Christian Fauré from Cap Gemini.

The fourth and final session is about Forums, Cloud, University, including work from Microsoft, UST (China) and the U. of Waterloo. The final panel is on Industry-University Collaboration moderated by Ricardo Baeza-Yates from Yahoo! Research.

Considering the importance, novelty and diversity of the topics covered, we hope that you enjoy this track. See details!