WAW 2006 -- Schedule (tentative)

Wednesday, November 29

16:00 Check-in begins (Front Desk Professional Development Centre - open 24 hours)
17:30-19:30 Buffet Dinner, Donald Cameron Hall
20:00 Informal gathering in 2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall
Opportunity to prepare poster display

Thursday, November 30

8:00Opportunity to prepare poster display
8.45 Introduction and Welcome to BIRS by BIRS Station Manager
9:00 Abie Flaxman
  Expansion and lack thereof in randomly perturbed graphs
9:30 Yu Hirate
  Web Structure in 2005
10:00 Ross Richardson
  Local/global phenomena in geometrically generated graphs
10:30 Anthony Bonato
  Structural properties of infinite limits of self-organizing networks
11:00 Coffee break
11:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Fan Chung
  Local Graph Partitioning using PageRank vectors
12:15 Lunch (Donald Cameron Hall)
14:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Soumen Chakrabarti
  Indexing, searching, and ranking in entity-relationship networks with associated text
15:00 Coffee break
15:15 Poster session
17:30-19:30 Buffet Dinner, Donald Cameron Hall

Friday, December 1

8:45 Sandro Flammini
Approximating PageRank from indegree
9:15 Nelly Litvak
  In-degree and Pagerank of Web pages: why do they follow similar power laws?
9:45 Maxim Gurevich
  Search engine sampling via random walks
10:15 Davood Rafiei
  Some applications of snowball sampling on the Web graph
10:45 Coffee break
11:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Walter Willinger
  Power laws in Internet graphs: full of sound and fury, signifying nothing?
12:00 Lunch (Donald Cameron Hall)
13:30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Filippo Menczer
  Googlearchy or Googlocracy? How search affects Web traffic and growth
14:30 Coffee break
14:45 Martin Olsen
  Communities in large networks: identification and ranking
15:15 Debora Donato
  Link analysis for Web spam detection
15:45 Igor Kanovsky
  Web graph clustering based on link correlations
16:15 Melih Onus
  A scalable multilevel algorithm for community structure detection
16:45 Closing remarks
17:30-19:30 Buffet Dinner, Donald Cameron Hall

Jeannette Janssen 2006-11-22