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Conferences and Courses

The Millenium Nucleus Center for Web Research invites students from all universities to attend the following event:

Emergent topics on the Web

Course - Workshop

January 10, 2006, 11:00-18:30hrs
January 11, 2006, 09:00-18:30hrs

Auditorio DCC
Departamento Cs. Computación
Universidad de Chile
Avda. Blanco Encalada 2120 (piso 3)


This course describes both basic and advanced concepts on the technologies that support the WWW, applications above these and their principles.

The course is mainly oriented towards students in their last years of computer science careers.


Inscruptions will be ran via email at tallerweb@dcc.uchile.cl

We have 60 grants for the most advanced students, 30 of which will be given to graduate students.

Applicants must send their name, university, a brief resume showing their approved courses and relevant academical activities. The general admission costs thirty thousand pesos.

Preliminar Program

Tuesday January 10th, 2006

11:00 - 12:00 "Mining Blogspace" (in English)

  Dr. P. Raghavan, Director Yahoo Research.

12:05 - 13:00 "Minería de Consultas en la Web"

  Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates (PhD Universidad de Waterloo, Canadá),
  Profesor Titular Universidad de Chile,
  Director del Centro de Investigación de la Web (CIW)

15:00 - 16:30 "Nuevas Técnicas de Compresión de Texto"

  Dr. Gonzalo Navarro (PhD Universidad de Chile),
  Profesor Universidad de Chile,
  Director Alterno CIW

16:45 - 18:15 "Recuperación de Información Geo-Espacial"

  Dra Andrea Rodriguez (PhD Universidad de Maine, USA)
  Profesora Universidad de Concepción, Investigadora CIW.

Wednesday January 11th, 2006

09:00 - 10:30 "Bases de Datos XML, parte I" (in English)

  Dr. Benjamin Piwowarski (PhD Universidad de Paris, Francia).
  Realiza post-doctorado en el CIW.

11:00 - 12:30 "Bases de Datos XML, parte II"

  Dr. Marcelo Arenas (PhD Universidad de Toronto, Canada).
  Profesor Universidad Católica de Chile, Investigador CIW.

14:30 - 16:00 "Bases de Datos RDF"

  Dr. Claudio Gutierrez (PhD Universidad de Wesleyan, USA),
  Profesor Universidad de Chile, Investigador CIW.

16:45 - 18:15 "Como utilizar logs de usarios para mejorar las búsquedas en la Web"

  Dr. Georges Dupret (PhD Universidad de Tsukuba, Japón)
  Realiza post-doctorado en el CIW.


Department of Computer Sciences
University of Chile
Blanco Encalada #2120
Santiago, Chile

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The Center for Web Research (CWR) is possible thanks to the Millenium Science Initiative Program
Millenium Science Initiative, Ministry of Planning and Cooperation - Government of Chile

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