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                              CALL FOR PAPERS
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3rd Workshop on Mashups, Enterprise Mashups and Lightweight Composition on
                            the Web (MEM 2010)

                         held in conjunction with

          19th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2010)

                             Raleigh, NC, USA
                             April 26th, 2010

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                       http://integror.net/mem2010/

          Submission deadline: February 1st, 2010, 12 p.m. GMT+1

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Quick adoption of mashup and lightweight composition technologies is one of
the landmarks of contemporary World Wide Web evolution. The MEM 2010
workshop will adopt a multi-aspect perspective on these technologies to
enable a complex understanding of their adoption, research and business
challenges and prospects. Firstly, it will cover basic infrastructures and
standards enabling scalable, secure and flexible deployment and enactment
of mashup and lightweight composition technologies. Secondly, it will focus
on user interfaces and interaction paradigms that make different approaches
to user-driven content and functionalities composition available to
non-expert users and collaborating crowds. Thirdly, it will take a look
into remarkable cases of mashups that combine existing services and
information sources with intelligent information processing algorithms and
user collaboration to provide value-added services. Finally, the workshop
will cover topics related to business aspects of mashup and lightweight
composition technologies (enterprise mashups).

The major part of innovation related to mashups and lightweight composition
is now happening in open on-line Web sites intended for wide audience from
all over the world. However, these technologies have prospects of becoming
major evolution factor for contemporary enterprises by bridging the gap
between business and IT. Thus, the workshop will focus both on usage of
mashup solutions in open environments underlining the requirement for
flexibility, performance and privacy preservation, and in business
environments stressing the need for security and control measures to be
incorporated in mashup and composition solutions.

The goal of this workshop is to provide a platform for discussing research
topics underlying the concepts of lightweight composition, mashups, and
enterprise mashups. By bringing together representatives of academia and
industry, the workshop is also an important venue for identifying new
research problems and disseminating results of the research. By affiliating
with a renowned international conference, the workshop provides a
possibility to interact with researchers from other areas of the domain of
Information Systems.
   

TOPICS

The topics of the workshop include, but are not limited to the following:
* Mashup and lightweight composition infrastructures
    * Security of widgets, gadgets, and related technologies
    * Security of enterprise information in mashups
    * Standards and protocols for lightweight composition
    * Scalability of mashup solutions
    * Methodologies of mashup development and maintenance
    * Mashups and SaaS paradigm
    * Mashups and legacy applications
    * Mashups and federated identity
* User interfaces and interaction paradigms
    * End-user programming for mashup construction
    * Visual mashup development
    * Social maintenance and development of mashup solutions
    * Usability and accessibility of mashups
    * Personalization in mashups and lightweight composition systems
    * Privacy-enabling mashup solutions
* Specific mashup and lightweight composition systems
    * Mashups for the Social Web
    * Mashups for mobile devices
    * Enterprise mashups
    * Information integration and filtering mashups
    * Geographic mashups
    * Specific cases of mashups in different domains (medical, scholar, IT,
      finance, ...)
* Business aspects of Web content and functionalities composition
    * Value of mashups for enterprises
    * Mashups for corporate knowledge management
    * Mashups and business process management
    * Governance of enterprise mashups
    * Revenue and cost models for mashups and information ecosystems
    * Legal aspects of mashups and lightweight composition

SUBMISSION

* Research papers: max. 10 pages
* Demo papers: max. 2 pages


Papers must present original, unpublished research results. They must be
submitted in PDF format following WWW 2010 template available from
http://www2010.org/www/authors/submissions/formatting-guidelines/.

Submission system (installation of EasyChair) is available at
http://integror.net/mem2010/submission_system.php (please note that
this is a different EasyChair installation than the one used for WWW 2010
conference itself).

Accepted papers will be included in the WWW 2010 workshop proceedings USB
stick.
   
WORKSHOP FORMAT

The workshop will provide an informal and vibrant forum for researchers and
industry practitioners to share their research results and practical
development experiences in the relevant fields.
   
IMPORTANT DATES

* January 24th, 2010 - abstract submission deadline (optional)
* February 1st, 2010, 12 p.m. GMT+1 - papers submission deadline
* February 12th, 2010 - notification of acceptance/rejection
* February 19th, 2010, 12 p.m. GMT+1 - submission of camera-ready papers
* April 26th, 2010 - the workshop

CHAIRS

* Tomasz Kaczmarek, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
* Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Research Brisbane, Australia
* Michiaki Tatsubori, IBM Research, Tokyo, Japan

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (to be extended)

* Marcos Caceres, Opera Software, Norway
* Florian Daniel, University of Trento, Italy
* Pavel Dmitriev, Yahoo!, USA
* Dominik Flejter, Qarson.Fr, Poland
* Adam Jatowt, Kyoto University, Japan
* Helen Paik, University of New South Wales, Australia
* Tammo van Lessen, University of Stuttgart, Germany
* Marcus Roy, SAP Research, Australia
* Yu Zheng, Microsoft Research Asia, China

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

* Dominik Flejter, Quarson.Fr, Poland
* Tomasz Kaczmarek, Poznan University of Economics, Poznan
* Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Research Brisbane, Australia
* Michiaki Tatsubori, IBM Research, Tokyo, Japan

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Dominik Flejter < http://dominik.flejter.net/ >
My University < http://www.kie.ae.poznan.pl/ >
My Company < http://www.qarson.fr >
My Research Project < http://integror.net/ >

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