[DL] 2nd Call for Registration and Scholarship Applications for the Web Science Summer School 2018 (WWSSS'18)
gadiraju at l3s.de
Tue Mar 20 10:35:08 CET 2018
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**** Call for Registration and Scholarship Applications for the Web
Science Summer School 2018 ****
*** IMPORTANT DATES ***
Scholarship applications by : 15 April 2018
Official registration : ### OPEN ###
Early bird registration by : 7 May 2018
WWSSS summer school : 30 July - 5 August 2018
The Web Science Summer School 2018 (WWSSS'18) will be held in Hannover,
Germany. It is hosted by L3S Research Center and will take place from
30.07.18 till 04.08.18.
Web Science is the emergent study of the people and technologies,
applications, processes and practices that shape and are shaped by the
World Wide Web. Web Science requires mining and understanding data from
the Web, requiring both technical skills for handling big (Web) data as
well as fundamental understanding of the social, psychological or legal
aspects underpinning online activities.
The WWSSS'18 will address the inter-disciplinary field of Web Science by
focusing on lectures which tackle the aforementioned challenges in
topics such as data science and data mining, big data processing,
information retrieval, Web governance as well as the sociology and
psychology of online interactions.
The program includes keynote talks from prominent researchers in Web
Science. Alongside lectures from experienced researchers, that will
address major trends in Web Science, the Summer School will provide
hands-on training in data processing, analysis and methods, team work,
and opportunities to present current research. Participants shall work
on specific tasks linked to the datasets provided, and will be mentored
by local instructors. All teams will present the results of their work
on the last day of the school.
*** SCHOLARSHIPS & REGISTRATION ***
Registration is open to everyone interested with a registration fee of
200 EUR (175 EUR for early bird registration). Full time-students
enrolled for Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree in computer science,
digital humanities and related fields may apply for scholarship grants
funded by the SoBigData project. The organizing committee will evaluate
all applications. Every attendee with a successful application will
receive a fee waiver. In addition, a minimum budget 300 EUR is reserved
for every successful applicant for travel and accommodation refunds.
More details are available on the website.
**** CONTACT DETAILS ****
Follow the updates at http://wwsss18.webscience.org/, and do not miss
the chance to be a part of this enriching experience! Please feel free
to contact the chairs of the summer school or the local organization
team if you have any queries: wwsss18 at l3s.de.
L3S Research Center
Leibniz Universität Hannover
30167 Hannover, Germany
Phone: +49. 511. 762-5772
Fax: +49. 511. 762-19712
E-Mail: gadiraju at l3s.de
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