The 11th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining

Los Angeles, California, USA, Feb. 5-9, 2018.

Detailed Schedule

Industry Day & Doctoral Consortium
Monday, February 5

Salon 1 Marina Vista Salon II & III Admiralty Pavillion Plaza Ballroom Terrace
8:00am
Early Morning Coffee Break
9am
Neural Networks for Information Retrieval
A Critical Review of Online Social Data: Biases, Methodological Pitfalls, and Ethical Boundaries
Athlytics: Winning in Sports with Data
Differential Privacy for Information Retrieval
Influence Maximization in Online Social Networks
10:00am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Neural Networks for Information Retrieval
A Critical Review of Online Social Data: Biases, Methodological Pitfalls, and Ethical Boundaries
Athlytics: Winning in Sports with Data
Differential Privacy for Information Retrieval
Influence Maximization in Online Social Networks
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Metrics of User Engagement: Applications to News, Search and E-Commerce
Network Science of Teams: Characterization, Prediction, and Optimization
Tutorial
Mining Knowledge Graphs From Text
3:00pm
Coffee Break
3:30pm
Metrics of User Engagement: Applications to News, Search and E-Commerce
Network Science of Teams: Characterization, Prediction, and Optimization
Tutorial
Mining Knowledge Graphs From Text
5pm
6:30pm              
7pm Reception
Ballroom Promenade & Pre-Function
10pm              

Main Conference
Tuesday, February 6
Room: Large Hall

8am
Early Morning Coffee Break
8:45am
Conference Opening
9am
Harry Shum
Microsoft
Title: From Search to Research: Direct answers, Perspectives and Dialog
10am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Session
Search and Questions Answering
12:30pm Lunch
2pm
Igor Perisic
LinkedIn
Title: Conversations, Machine Learning and Privacy: LinkedIn's Path towards Transforming Interaction with its Members
3:00pm
Coffee Break
3:30pm
Spotlight Presentation Session
5:30pm
Poster Setup
6:30pm
Poster Session
10:00pm  

Main Conference
Wednesday, February 7
Room: Large Hall

8am
Early Morning Coffee Break
9am
Shanghua Teng
University of Southern California
Title: Scalable Algorithms in the Age of Big Data and Network Sciences: Characterization, Primitives, and Techniques
10am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Session
Crowdsourcing and Learning from Users
12:30pm Lunch
2pm
Judea Pearl
UCLA
Title: Theoratical Impediments to Machine Learning With Seven Sparks from the Causal Revolution
3:00pm
Coffee Break
3:30pm
Session
Matrix Factorization and Recommender Systems
5:30pm
6:30pm
Guest Boarding the Yacht
7:15pm
Conference Banquet
FantaSea One Yacht & Dandeana Yacht
10:00pm  

Main Conference
Thursday, February 8
Room: Large Hall

8am
Early Morning Coffee Break
9am
Andrei Broder
Google
Title: A Call To Arms: Embrace Assistive AI Systems!
10am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Session
Ads and Finance & Best Paper Nominees
12:30pm Business Lunch
2:30pm
Jiawei Han
UIUC
Title: On the Power of Massive Text Data
3:30pm
Coffee Break
4:00pm
Session
Best Paper Nominees
5:15pm
Conference Close
5:30pm

WSDM CUP & Workshops
Friday, February 9

Marina Vista Plaza Salon II Salon I Pavillion Admiralty Salon III Ballroom Terrace
8:00am
Early Morning Coffee Break
9am
Workshop on Two-sided Marketplace Optimization: Search, Pricing, Matching & Growth
MIS2: Misinformation and Misbehavior Mining on the Web
First Workshop on Knowledge Base Construction, Mining and Reasoning
HeteroHAM: International Workshop on Heterogeneous Networks Analysis and Mining
The 5th Int'l Workshop on Social Weeb for Disaster Manager (SWDM'18): Collective Sensing, Trust and Resilience in Global Crises
LearnIR: WSDM 2018 Workshop on Learning from User Interactions
GTA 2018: Workshop on Graph Techniques for Adversarial Activity Analytics
10:00am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Workshop on Two-sided Marketplace Optimization: Search, Pricing, Matching & Growth
MIS2: Misinformation and Misbehavior Mining on the Web
First Workshop on Knowledge Base Construction, Mining and Reasoning
HeteroHAM: International Workshop on Heterogeneous Networks Analysis and Mining
The 5th Int'l Workshop on Social Weeb for Disaster Manager (SWDM'18): Collective Sensing, Trust and Resilience in Global Crises
LearnIR: WSDM 2018 Workshop on Learning from User Interactions
GTA 2018: Workshop on Graph Techniques for Adversarial Activity Analytics
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Workshop on Two-sided Marketplace Optimization: Search, Pricing, Matching & Growth
MIS2: Misinformation and Misbehavior Mining on the Web
First Workshop on Knowledge Base Construction, Mining and Reasoning
HeteroHAM: International Workshop on Heterogeneous Networks Analysis and Mining
The 5th Int'l Workshop on Social Weeb for Disaster Manager (SWDM'18): Collective Sensing, Trust and Resilience in Global Crises
LearnIR: WSDM 2018 Workshop on Learning from User Interactions
IFUP: Workshop on Multi-dimensional Information Fusion for User Modeling and Personalization
3:00pm
Coffee Break
3:30pm
Workshop on Two-sided Marketplace Optimization: Search, Pricing, Matching & Growth
MIS2: Misinformation and Misbehavior Mining on the Web
First Workshop on Knowledge Base Construction, Mining and Reasoning
HeteroHAM: International Workshop on Heterogeneous Networks Analysis and Mining
The 5th Int'l Workshop on Social Weeb for Disaster Manager (SWDM'18): Collective Sensing, Trust and Resilience in Global Crises
LearnIR: WSDM 2018 Workshop on Learning from User Interactions
IFUP: Workshop on Multi-dimensional Information Fusion for User Modeling and Personalization
5pm