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                         ****CALL FOR PAPERS****

       HICSS 2011 MINITRACK: Web Information Credibility Analysis
    44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

                     January 4-7, 2011, Kauai, Hawaii, USA


Due to the absence of publishing standards or review processes the
quality control of Web content is often insufficient. In result there
is a lot of mistaken or unreliable information on the Web that can
have detrimental effects on users. For example, Web pages may provide
inaccurate or incomplete information, or their content can be obsolete
or biased. This situation calls for technology that would facilitate
judging the trustworthiness of content and the quality and accuracy of
the information that users encounter on the Web. Such technology
should be able to handle a wide range of tasks: extracting credible
information related to a given topic, organizing this information,
detecting its provenance, clarifying background, facts, and other
related opinions and the distribution of them, and so on. The problem
of information reliability and quality on the Web has become also
apparent in the view of the recent emergence of many popular Web 2.0


The aim of this MiniTrack is to provide a forum for discussion on
issues related to information credibility criteria and the process of
its evaluation. We invite submissions on any aspect of information
credibility on the Web. Topics include, but are not limited to:

- Information credibility evaluation and its applications
- Web content analysis for credibility evaluation
- Web content quality
- Author's intent detection
- Content quality and credibility in Web archiving
- Credibility of Web search results
- Search models for trustworthy content on the Web
- Conflicting opinion detection
- News credibility
- Multimedia content credibility
- Credibility evaluation of user-generated content (ex. Wikipedia, Q&A)
- Information credibility evaluation in social networks
- Analysis of information dissemination on the Web
- Spatial and temporal aspects in information credibility on the Web
- Information credibility theory and fundamentals
- Estimation of information age, provenance and validity
- Estimation of author's and publisher's reputation
- Sociological and psychological aspects of information credibility estimation
- Users study for information credibility evaluation
- Persuasive technologies
- Information credibility in online advertising
- Web spam detection
- Data consistency and provenance
- Processing uncertain data and information
- Modeling trust on the Web
- Credible interaction on the Web
- Credibility and trust in e-commerce


 June 15, 2010 - Paper submission deadline
 August 15, 2010 - Notification of acceptance
 September 15, 2010 - Camera ready deadline
 January 4-7, 2011 - HICSS conference


Submissions must contain original material not previously published,
nor currently submitted elsewhere. They must be in English in IEEE
format and be no longer than 10 pages. The detailed instructions are
available at HICSS 2011 home page. The review is double-blind;
therefore the submissions must be without author names. The accepted
papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings published by the
IEEE Computer Society, and carried by Explore, the IEEE Digital
Library (  An individual may be listed as
author or as a co-author on a maximum of 6 submitted papers.


 Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University, Japan)
 Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University, Japan)
 Marie Iding (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA)


 Adam Jatowt
 email: adam [at] dl [dot] kuis [dot] kyoto-u [dot] ac [dot] jp
 phone/fax: +81-75-231-4282

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