Complete Program

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Wednesday, October 25th

8:30-12:00  Tutorials
12:15-12:30 Opening Ceremony
  • Location
    Auditorium UDLA

12:30-14:00 Opening Keynote

15:30-17:00 Session 1: Navigation and browsing
Session Chair: Silvia Abrahăo
  • z9: An Alternative Approach to Collaborative Navigation. André Silva and Vera Lima. 
  • OWeB: A Framework for Offline Web Browsing. Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Sean Blagsvedt and Kentaro Toyama.
  • Modeling and Composing Navigational Concerns in Web Applications. Requirements and Design Issues. (short paper). Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi, Ana Moreira, João Araujo, Carla Marina Vairetti and Mario Matias Urbieta.
  • Model-driven Method for Designing Graphical User Interfaces of Rich Internet Applications (short paper). Francisco J. Martinez-Ruiz, Jaime Muñoz Arteaga, Jean Vanderdonckt and Juan M. González.

17:30-18:30 Session 2: Web computing and web services
Session Chair: José Luis Zechinelli
19:30- 21:00 Poster Session - Welcome Cocktail
  • Location
    Casa Aguayo
    14 Oriente # 1204
    Barrio El Alto
    Puebla, Puebla
  • Exploratory Metrics to Evaluate the Security Factors at Transactions between a Requester and a Web-service (poster) Ricardo Mendoza, Jaime Muńoz and Miguel Vargas. Mexico
  • Codice CMS: Towards a Multimedia Weblog Content Management System for Supporting Mobile Scenarios (poster) Pedro C. Santana, Victor M. Gonzalez and Marcela D. Rodríguez. Italy - Mexico
  • Solving Queries in Disperses Databases by Partial Integration (poster) Alejandro Botello. Mexico
  • Towards a Categorization of Web Directories Based on the User Queries (poster) Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Marcos Mari-Carmen, Gonzalez-Caro Cristina and Liliana Calderon. Spain - Chile
  • Ubiquitous Web support for Personal Activity Management through mobile phones (poster) Leonardo Galicia Jiménez, Victor M. Gonzalez and Jesús Favela. Mexico
  • A Symbolic Representation for Distributed Web Document Clustering (poster) Esteban Meneses and Oldemar Rodriguez-Rojas. Costa Rica.
  • Applying index h to quantify the relevance of web resources and web sites (poster) Hector Daniel Cortes Gonzalez, Antonio del Rio Portilla, Miguel Robles Perez and Esther Ofilia García Mandujano. Mexico.
  • Model for generating learning objects from digital collections (poster) Claudia Veronica Perez Lezama. Mexico.
  • Project: Center for Counter Plagiarism (poster) Rosa Paredes and Antonio Felipe Razo Rodriguez. Mexico.


Thursday, October 26th
  • Location
    Auditorium UDLA
9:00-11:00 Session 3: Semantic Web
Session Chair: Gerardo Ayala
  • Ontology Solution for Communicating Heterogeneous Negotiation Agents in a Web-based Environment. Maricela Bravo and José C. Velázquez.
  • Construction, Implementation and Maintenance of Ontologies of Records. María Auxilio Medina, Ricardo Omar Chávez and José Alberto Chávez.
  • Semantic Contexts in the Internet. Eduardo Ramirez and Ramon Brena.
  • Recycling Course Web Pages for the Semantic Web. Regina Motz, Raquel Sosa and Andrea Rodriguez.

11:30-13:00 Session 4: Interaction and collaboration on the web
Session Chair: Bonnie Nardi
  • A Model-based Awareness Approach for Synchronous Collaborative Sessions on the Web. Laura Margarita Rodrí­guez Peralta and Agustin Manuel Gonçalves Silva.
  • Describing Group Tasks in Multi-User Systems (short paper). Victor M. R. Penichet, Marí­a-Dolores Lozano and Jose A. Gallud.
  • Analysis of Open Technological Standards for Learning Objects (short paper). Arturo Rodriguez Vazquez and Yulia A. Ostrovskaya.
  • What E-Grocery Customers really want: Personalized Personalisation (short paper). Dora Carmen Galvez Cruz and Karen Renaud.
  • Accessibility Implementation Planning for Large Governmental Websites: a Case Study (short paper). Filipe Levi, Paulo Melo and Ubirajara Lucena.

15:00-16:30 Session 5: Web search and information retrieval
Session Chair: Edgar Chávez
  • Improving Web Searches with Distributed Buckets Structures.Graciela Veronica Gil Costa, Marcela Printista and Mauricio Marin.
  • Where and How Duplicates Occur in the Web. Álvaro Pereira Jr, Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Nivio Ziviani.
  • Context Aware Retrieval of Health Information on the Web. Juan M. Silva and Jesús Favela.

17:00-18:45 Session 6: Characterizing web contents
Session Chair: Oleg Starostenko
  • Contextual Entropy and Text Categorization. Moises Garcia, Edgar Chavez and Hugo Hidalgo.
  • Lazy Associative Classification for Content-based Spam Detection. Adriano Veloso and Wagner Meira Jr.
  • Preserving the Scholarly Side of the Web. Adam Mikeal, Cody Green, Alexey Maslov, Scott Phillips and John Leggett.
  • Vectors and Graphs: Two Representations to Cluster Web Sites Using Hyperstructure (short paper). Esteban Meneses.

20:00-23:00 Conference Banquet
  • Location
    Restaurant (Comedor) "Las Americas" UDLA
    featuring UDLA's Mexican folklore - ballet group Zentzontle

Friday, October 27th
  • Location
    Auditorium UDLA


9:00-10:30 Session 7: Web computing and web services
Session Chair: Daniel Vallejo
  • Model-Based Design of Volatile Functionality in Web Applications. Gustavo Rossi, Andres Nieto, Luciano Mengoni, Nahuel Lofeudo, Liliana Nuño Silva and Damiano Distante.
  • A Web Service Architecture Providing QoS Management. Diego Garcia and Maria Beatriz Toledo.
  • Policy Support for Business-oriented Web Service Management (short paper). Stephen Gorton and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec.
  • Transcoding Evaluation In Live Video Adaptation (short paper). Marcelo Manzato and Rudinei Goularte.

10:45-12:15 Session 8: Web mining and web engineering
Session Chair: John Leggett
  • Analysis of Web Search Engine Clicked Documents. David Nettleton, Liliana Calderon and Ricardo Baeza-Yates.
  • Web-enabled Temporal OLAP. Alejandro Ariel Vaisman, Adrian Izquierdo and Marcelo Ktenas.
  • Further Analysis on the Evaluation of a Size Measure for Web Applications. Silvia Abrahão and Geert Poels.

12:30-14:00 Closing keynote
Session Chair: Alfredo Sánchez
14:00-14:15 Closing ceremony / Presentation of LA-Web 2007