The 2011 IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology
22 – 27 August 2011, Campus Scientifique de la Doua, Lyon, France

WI-IAT Summer School: call for participation

26-27 August 2011

The summer school of the 2011 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2011) and Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2011) will take place in Lyon (France). This summer school aims providing tutorials both on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology. It intends to bring together PhD students, lecturers, as well as researchers and practitioners who are interested in the fundamental roles, interactions as well as practical impacts of Artificial Intelligence engineering and Advanced Information Technology on the next generation of Web systems.

Program (schedule)

  • Orland Hoeber (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada): “Human-Centred Web Search: Searchers, Visual Interfaces, and Artificial Intelligence”
  • Fabien Gandon (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France): “Social Web and Semantic web: knowledge graphs meet sociograms to capture social semantics”
  • François Bancilhon (Chief Executive Officer of Data Publica): “Open Data and its impact in terms of information access on the Web”
  • Devis Bianchini (Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy): “Data Management and the Web of Data: interleaving two worlds”
  • Katia Vila (University of Matanzas, Cuba): “Adapting Question Answering Systems for Restricted Domains”
  • Maxime Morge (University Lille 1, France): “Argumentation technologies for agents and multiagent systems”
  • Marco Calabrese (Polytechnic of Bari, Italy & University of Milan, Italy ): Hierarchical-Granularity Holonic-Based Engineering: a Computational Intelligence Perspective
  • Humbert Fiorino (Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble, France) & Damien Pellier (Paris Descartes, France): “Automated Planning, a Key Component for Agent Rationality”
  • Longbing Cao (University of Technology Sydney, Australia): “Complex Behavior Modeling, Analysis and Mining”

Registration (early registration before July 22, 2011) and information:


Cécile Favre, University of Lyon 2, France / Email:

Jose-Norberto Mazón, University of Alicante, Spain / Email: