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Primary contacts

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Dr.Dr. Sergej Sizov
University of Koblenz
 -  UKob
Institute for Web Science and Technologies
 -  WeST
ESSIR'11 General Chair

Universitätsstrasse 1
Dept. of Computer Science
 - FB4
56070 Koblenz
Germany

Phone:
+49 261 287 2736
Fax:
+49 261 287 100 2736

Interactive Map, Google Maps:   50.362938 7.558973
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University of Koblenz
 -  UKob
Institute for Web Science and Technologies
 -  WeST
ESSIR'11 General Advisor

Universitätsstrasse 1
Dept. of Computer Science
 - FB4
56070 Koblenz
Germany

Phone:
+49 261 287 2712
Fax:
+49 261 287 2721

Interactive Map, Google Maps:   50.362938 7.558973

Local organization

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University of Koblenz
 -  UKob
Institute for Web Science and Technologies
 -  WeST

Universitätsstrasse 1
Dept. of Computer Science
 - FB4
56070 Koblenz
Germany

Phone:
+49 261 287 2712
Fax:
+49 261 287 100 2712
Email: confsec@uni-koblenz.de

Interactive Map, Google Maps:   50.362938 7.558973

School Organizers

  • General chair: Sergej Sizov, University of Koblenz, Germany
  • Program chair: Steffen Staab, University of Koblenz, Germany
  • Program co-chair: Thomas Gottron, University of Koblenz, Germany
  • Symposium chair: Stefan Siersdorfer, L3S Research Centre, Germany

(University of Koblenz, Germany) holds two PhD degrees, in Applied Mathematics (Technical University of St.-Petersburg, Russia) and Computer Science (University of Saarland, Germany). Sergej Sizov recently held positions as researcher, project leader and lecturer at the University of Saarland and the Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science, Germany. Currently he is working with the research group WeST (Institute for Web Science and Technologies) at the University of Koblenz, Germany. Sergej Sizov acts a General Chair of ESSIR 2011.

is leading the Institute for Web Science and Technologies WeST. Before his current position Prof. Staab held positions as researcher, project leader and lecturer at the University of Freiburg, the University of Stuttgart/Fraunhofer Institute IAO, the University of Karlsruhe and at Ontoprise GmbH. In his previous work, he has originally developed the concept of semantic portals, the notion of ontology learning and was among the first to consider emergent semantics as an important research domain. Steffen Staab acts a General Scientific Advisor of ESSIR 2011.

(L3S research centre, University of Hannover, Germany) holds PhD degree in Computer Science (University of Saarland, Germany). Stefan Siersdorfer recently held positions as researcher and project leader at the Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science, Germany, and in the department for Information Studies at the University of Sheffield (UK). His research interests include collaborative and meta methods for data organization, multimedia retrieval, and Web 2.0 IR. Stefan Siersdorfer acts a Symposium Chair of ESSIR 2011.

(University of Koblenz, Germany) has been awarded a PhD in computer science from University of Mainz, Germany, in 2008. His research interests include analysis of Social Web communities, explicit semantic analysis of document collections, and predictive models for IR systems quality. Thomas Gottron acts a Program Co-Chair of ESSIR 2011.