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  1. LocWeb 2016 6th International Workshop on Location and the Web at WWW 2016 Montréal, Canada 45°30′N 73°34′W
  2. Organizers Dirk Ahlers NTNU Trondheim, Norway Bruno Martins University of Lisbon, IST and INESC-ID Lisbon, Portugal Erik Wilde Siemens Berkeley, USA
  3. Programme Committee • Andreas Henrich, Universität Bamberg, Germany • Arjen de Vries, CWI, Netherlands • Carsten Keßler, CUNY, USA • Chandan Kumar, University Koblenz-Landau, Germany • Christoph Trattner, Graz University of Technology, Austria • Christopher Jones, Cardiff University, UK • Claudia Hauff, Delft University, Netherlands • Clodoveu Davis, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil • Francisco López-Pellicer, Universidad Zaragoza, Spain • Massimiliano Ruocco, Telenor Research, Norway • Max Egenhofer, University of Maine, USA • Rainer Simon, AIT Austrian Institute for Technology • Ross Purves, Universität Zürich, Switzerland • Steven Schockaert, Cardiff University, UK • Torsten Suel, New York University, USA • Vanessa Murdock, Bing, USA • Yana Volkovich, Centro Tecnológico de Catalunya, Spain
  4. LocWeb 2016 • Location-aware information access • Cross-cutting issue in Web research – Search, retrieval, analytics, mining, extraction, mobility, apps, services, systems • Interdisciplinary perspective • Discuss and develop the role of location
  5. Schedule 14:00 – 15:30 Session 1 • Opening • Context-Aware Friend Recommendation for Location Based Social Networks using Random Walk Hakan Bagci (Middle East Technical University); Pinar Karagoz (Middle East Technical University) • Maps for HTML Peter Rushforth (Natural Resources Canada) • Discovering and Characterizing Mobility Patterns in Urban Spaces: A Study of Manhattan Taxi Data Lisette Espín-Noboa (GESIS); Florian Lemmerich (GESIS); Philipp Singer (GESIS); Markus Strohmaier (GESIS) 15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break 16:00 – 17:30 Session 2 • Keynote Luca Aiello (Yahoo Labs): The Sensorial Map of the City • Keynote Erik Wilde: GeoJSON Update • Discussion on Open Questions • Closing
  6. Contact • • @locweb • #locweb2016 • #www2016
  7. Session I
  8. Session II
  9. Keynote The Sensorial Map of the City Luca Aiello
  10. Keynote GeoJSON Update Erik Wilde
  11. Discussion
  12. Montréal Location Details • Location is interesting and useful • Cities are exciting • Location (use) is highly local • Details can be surprising • Understand the city? • What did you discover? • Multilinguality?
  13. Montréal Underground City • (officially RÉSO or La Ville Souterraine) • ~30km of underground malls, tunnels, etc. • Map: http://documents.tourisme- Information/Getting- Around/EN/Underground- Pedestrian-Network-Map.pdf • Wiki: nderground_City,_Montreal • Site: http://montrealundergroundcity .com/
  14. Open Issues • What is exciting? • What is difficult? • What is challenging? • What should we work on?
  15. Thoughts for LocWeb201* • What did you expect, what new things did you learn? • Things you liked (not?) at LocWeb? • Room for improvement? • Particular ideas for next edition?
  16. Follow-up • – Linking papers from ACM DL and WWW • Make slides available, please! – And send link • @locweb • Work on open issues
  17. Keep in touch! LocWeb 2016 WWW 2016 Montréal, Canada 45°30′N 73°34′W @locweb