Public Conference Program

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Tuesday, 9 June
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1st International Workshop on Web of Things for Humans (WOT4H 2020)


2nd International Workshop on Semantics and the Web for Transport (Sem4Tra 2020)


6th International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery on the Web (KDWEB 2020)

Wednesday, 10 June
Local time


Opening Session


Session Chair: Tommi Mikkonen

June 10, 2020 9:00 am CET


Session 1: LIQUID


Session Chair: Kari Systä

  • WebDelta: Lightweight Migration of Web Applications with Modified Execution State
  • Jin-Woo Kwon, Hyeon-Jae Lee and Soo-Mook Moon
  • User-side service synchronization in multiple devices environment
  • Clay Palmeira, Nizar Messai, Yacine Sam and Thomas Devogele
  • An approach to build P2P Web Extensions
  • Rodolfo Gonzalez, Sergio Firmenich, Alejandro Fernández, Gustavo Rossi and Dario Velez

June 10, 2020 9:30 am CET



June 10, 2020 10:30 am CET


Session 2: UI


Session Chair: Juan Manuel Murillo Rodríguez

  • Detecting Responsive Design Bugs with Declarative Specifications
  • Oussama Beroual, Francis Guérin and Sylvain Hallé 
  • Layout as a Service (LaaS): A Service Platform for Self-Optimizing Web Layouts
  • Markku Laine, Ai Nakajima, Niraj Dayama and Antti Oulasvirta  
  • Structural Profiling of Web Sites in the Wild
  • Xavier Chamberland-Thibeault and Sylvain Hallé 

June 10, 2020 11:00 am CET



June 10, 2020 12:00 pm CET




Session Chair: Martin Gaedke

  • Accelerating Web Start-up with Resource Preloading
  • Jihwan Yeo, Jae-Hyeon Rim and Soo-Mook Moon 
  • An Analysis of Throughput and Latency Behaviours under Microservice Decomposition
  • Malith Jayasinghe, Jayathma Chathurangani, Gayal Kuruppu, Pasindu Tennage and Srinath Perera 
  • W-ADE: Timing Performance Prediction in Web of Things
  • Verena Eileen Schlott, Ege Korkan, Sebastian Kaebisch and Sebastian Steinhorst
  • Comparing a polling and push-based approach for live Open Data interfaces
  • Brecht Van de Vyvere, Pieter Colpaert and Ruben Verborgh 

June 10, 2020 1:00 pm CET



June 10, 2020 2:00 pm CET


Session 4: TESTING


Session Chair: Oscar Diaz

  • Automatic Model Completion for Web Applications
  • Ruilian Zhao, Chen Chen, Weiwei Wang and Junxia Guo 
  • Almost Rerere: an approach for automating conflict resolution from similar resolved conflicts
  • Sergio Luis Herrera Gonzalez, Piero Fraternali and Mohammad Manan Tariq 
  • Generation of Realistic Navigation Paths for Web Site Testing using Recurrent Neural Networks and Generative Adversarial Neural Networks
  • Silvio Pavanetto and Marco Brambilla

June 10, 2020 2:30 pm CET



June 10, 2020 3:30 pm CET


Session 5: EDUCATION


Session Chair: Ralf Klamma

  • Blended or Distance Learning? Comparing Student Performance between University and Open University
  • Erkki Kaila and Henri Rajasilta 
  • Teaching Web Stream Processing: Lessons Learned
  • Riccardo Tommasini, Emanuele Della Valle, Marco Balduini and Sherif Sakr 
  • Teaching Container-based DevOps Practices
  • Jami Kousa, Petri Ihantola, Arto Hellas and Matti Luukkainen

June 10, 2020 4:00 pm CET



June 10, 2020 5:00 pm CET



Session Chair: Tommi Mikkonen

Speaker: David Bryant, Fellow in Emerging Technologies, Mozilla

WebAssembly Outside the Browser:
A New Foundation for Pervasive Computing



June 10, 2020 6:00 pm CET

Thursday, 11 June
Local time



Session Chair: Cesare Pautasso

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Olaf Zimmermann, University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (HSR OST)

Dimensions of Successful Web API Design and Evolution: Context, Contracts, Components



June 11, 2020 9:00 am CET



June 11, 2020 10:00 am CET




Session Chair: Antero Taivalsaari

  • SolidRDP: Applying Solid Data Containers for Research Data Publishing
  • André Langer, Dang Vu and Martin Gaedke 
  • Applying Natural Language Processing Techniques to Generate Open Data Web APIs Documentation
  • César González Mora, Cristina Barros, Irene Garrigos, Jose Zubcoff, Elena Lloret and Jose-Norberto Mazon 
  • NuMessage: Providing Scalable and Reliable Messaging Service in Distributed Systems
  • Lubin Liu, Tong Liu, Xinglang Wang, Tao Xiao, Wei Fang and Hongyue Chen

June 11, 2020 10:30 am CET



June 11, 2020 11:30 am CET


Session 7: SENTIMENT


Session Chair: Flavius Frasincar

  • Detecting Rumor on Microblogging Platforms via a Heterogeneous Stance Attention Mechanism
  • Lingyu Zeng, Bin Wu and Bai Wang 
  • A Hybrid Approach for Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis Using Deep Contextual Word Embeddings and Hierarchical Attention
  • Maria Mihaela Trusca, Daan Wassenberg, Flavius Frasincar and Rommert Dekker 
  • Just the Right Mood for HIT! Analyzing the Role of Worker Moods in Conversational Microtask Crowdsourcing
  • Sihang Qiu, Ujwal Gadiraju and Alessandro Bozzon

June 11, 2020 12:30 pm CET



June 11, 2020 1:30 pm CET


Session 8: EMOTION


Session Chair: Maxim Bakaev

  • Scalable Real-time Emotion Detection for Personalized Onboarding Guides
  • Michal Hucko, Robert Moro and Maria Bielikova 
  • Creating and Capturing Artificial Emotions in Autonomous Robots and Software Agents
  • Claus Hoffmann and Maria-Esther Vidal 
  • On Emotions in Conflict Wikipedia Talk Pages Discussions
  • Maksymilian Marcinowski and Agnieszka Ławrynowicz

June 11, 2020 2:00 pm CET



June 11, 2020 3:00 pm CET


Session 9: GEO/CITY


Session Chair: Erik Wilde

  • Geospatial partitioning of open transit data
  • Harm Delva, Julián Andrés Rojas Meléndez, Pieter-Jan Vandenberghe, Pieter Colpaert and Ruben Verborgh 
  • Efficient Live Public Transport Data Sharing for Route Planning on the Web
  • Julian Rojas, Dylan Van Assche, Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh and Harm Delva 
  • Web-Based Development and Visualization Dashboards for Smart City Applications
  • Douglas Rolim, Jorge Silva, Thais Batista and Everton Cavalcante

June 11, 2020 3:30 pm CET


Demos and Posters


Each poster and demo will be hosted in its own Zoom session.

  • An OpenAPI-based Testing Framework to Monitor Non-Functional Properties of REST APIs
  • Steven Bucaille, Javier Luis Canovas Izquierdo, Hamza Ed-Douibi and Jordi Cabot 
  • OntoSemStats: an ontology to express the use of semantics in RDF-based knowledge graphs
  • Pierre-Henri Paris, Fayçal Hamdi and Samira Si-Said Cherfi 
  • A Web Augmentation Framework for Accessibility based on Voice Interaction
  • César González Mora, Irene Garrigos, Sven Casteleyn and Sergio Firmenich
  • Annotated knowledge graphs for teaching in Higher Education: Supporting mentors and mentees by digital systems
  • Roy Meissner and Laura Köbis
  • A Universal Application Programming Interface to access and reuse Linked Open Data
  • César González Mora, Irene Garrigos and Jose Zubcoff
  • OpenAPI Bot: A Chatbot to Help You Understand REST APIs (DEMO)
  • Hamza Ed-Douibi, Gwendal Daniel and Jordi Cabot
  • A different Web Analytics Perspective through Copy to Clipboard Heatmaps
  • Ilan Kirsh and Mike Joy

June 12, 2020 5:00 pm CET

Friday, 12 June
Local time



Session Chair: Maria Bielikova

Speaker: Jaakko Lempinen, Head of AI, YLE

Title: Yle – Towards an AI-enhanced Personal Media Experience



June 12, 2020 9:00 am CET



June 12, 2020 10:00 am CET


Session 10: ML1


Session Chair: Marco Brambilla

  • A Credit Scoring Model for SMEs Based on Social Media Data
  • Septian Putra, Bikash Joshi, Judith Redi and Alessandro Bozzon 
  • Who’s Behind That Website? Classifying Websites by the Degree of Commercial Intent
  • Michael Färber, Benjamin Scheer and Frederic Bartscherer 
  • I Don’t Have That Much Data! Reusing User Behavior Models for Websites from Different Domains
  • Maxim Bakaev, Maximilian Speicher, Sebastian Heil and Martin Gaedke

June 12, 2020 10:30 am CET



June 12, 2020 11:30 am CET


Session 11: ML2


Session Chair: In-Young Ko

  • Improving Detection Accuracy For Malicious JavaScript Using GAN
  • Junxia Guo, Qiyun Cao, Rilian Zhao and Zheng Li 
  • VISH: Does Your Smart Home Dialogue System Also Need Training Data?
  • Mahda Noura, Sebastian Heil and Martin Gaedke 
  • Neighborhood Aggregation Embedding Model for Link Prediction in Knowledge Graphs
  • Changjian Wang and Ying Sha

June 12, 2020 12:00 pm CET

May 25, 2020 8:30 am CEST