21st International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2020)
20-24 October 2020
Amsterdam and Leiden, Netherlands
Call for Papers


WISE 2020

WISE has established itself as a community aiming at high quality research and offering the ground for advancing efforts in topics related to Web information systems. Previous WISE conferences were held in Hong Kong, China (2000), Kyoto, Japan (2001), Singapore (2002), Roma, Italy (2003), Brisbane, Australia (2004), New York, USA (2005), Wuhan, China (2006), Nancy, France (2007), Auckland, New Zealand (2008), Poznan, Poland (2009), Hong Kong, China (2010), Sydney, Australia (2011), Paphos, Cyprus (2012), Nanjing, China (2013), Thessaloniki, Greece (2014), Miama, USA (2015), Shanghai, China (2016), Puschino, Russia (2017), , Dubai, UAE (2018), and Hong Kong (2019).


The proceedings of WISE 2020 will be published in 2 separate volumes by Springer in its Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, with best papers to be recommended for publication in special issues of international journals. Topics of interest include but not limited to:


  • Web-scale Distributed and Cloud Computing
  • Recommender Systems
  • Deep/Hidden Web
  • Clickstream Analytics
  • Rich Web UI and HCI
  • Semantic Web
  • Machine Learning for the Web
  • Linked Open Data
  • Human Factors and Social Issues
  • Web Big Data Techniques and Mining
  • Social Web Models and Analysis
  • Web Agents and Web Intelligence
  • Web Data Models
  • Web Information Retrieval and Text Analytics
  • Web Metrics and Performance
  • Web Mining and Web Warehousing
  • Web Security and Trust Management
  • Web-based Business Processes and Web Services
  • Web Tools and Visualizaton
  • Web-based Applications (e.g., Auction and Negotiation, e-Commerce, e-Government, e-Learning, etc.)

Paper Submission Guidelines

Research Papers

Papers should be submitted in PDF format. The results described must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Submissions must conform to Springer's LNCS format and should not exceed 15 pages, including all text, figures, references, and appendices. Submissions not conforming to the LNCS format, exceeding 15 pages, or being obviously out of the scope of the conference, will be rejected without review. Information about the Springer LNCS format can be found at http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. Three to five keywords characterizing the paper should be indicated at the end of the abstract.


Submissions should be made electronically in PDF format via Easychair:


Double-blind Review

All submitted papers MUST be anonymous. WISE 2020 is following the double blind peer review principle. That is, the authors do not know who reviews their paper and the PC members do not know who the authors of a given paper. Thus, the submitted document should not include the author information and should not include citations or discussion of related work that would make the authorship apparent.


Accepted papers will be presented at WISE 2020 and published in the conference proceedings, which is published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Authors elected best papers from the conference will be invited to submit an expanded version for publication in the WWW Journal, Springer.


Full Paper Submission Deadline: June 11, 2020


Acceptance/reject notification: July 23, 2020


Camera Ready Submission:August 3, 2020 Copyright Form





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