Workshop on Information Extraction from the Web (IEW 2007)

in conjunction with

10th International Conference on Business Information Systems BIS 2007

in co-operation with ACM SIGMIS

Poznan, Poland
April 25, 2007

Deadline for submissions: February 18, 2007

Web information and content extraction is an emerging field of research demonstrated by the growing number of both research papers published and the tools that facilitate such processes.

With current trend for mash-up applications and bringing together content from different sources, the need for robust extraction methods is increasing.

The goal of this workshop is to bring researchers and practitioners together to explore the issues and challenges related to information extraction from the Web. We plan to address not only the current state of the art but also discuss the future.

Topics of the workshop

  • information extraction from the Web
  • content extraction from the Web
  • Web content aggregation
  • Web content blocks utility assessment
  • applications of Web content extraction
  • Deep Web data extraction and integration
  • Web content extraction in data mining tasks
  • new challenges in information extraction
  • information extraction in business process management
  • geographical/spatial information extraction
  • temporal information extraction
  • visual methods of webpage template detection and segmentation
  • change monitoring in Web and Deep Web extraction


  • Long papers: max. 5000 words
  • Work-in-progress rep.: max. 2500 words
  • Position papers: max. 2500 words

Electronic submission system available at:

Papers must be submitted in either Word or PDF format, according to the ACM SIG proceedings template (

The proceedings will be published as CD-ROM with ISBN number and on-line at CEUR workshop proceedings publication service.

Extended version of selected articles submitted to the workshop will be published in selected journals.

Important Dates

  • February 18, 2007 - submission deadline for papers
  • March 13, 2007 - notification about acceptance/rejection
  • March 30, 2007 - submission of final papers
  • March 30, 2007 - registration for the workshop
  • April 25, 2007 - the workshop


  • Poznan University of Economics


  • ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems
  • GI - Gesellschaft fr Informatik, Austria, Germany, Switzerland
  • NTIE - Polish Society for Information Systems

Workshop Organizers

  • Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Research Brisbane, Australia
  • Tomasz Kaczmarek, Department of Information Systems, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Dominik Flejter, Department of Information Systems, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Workshop Program Committee

  • Pavel Dmitriev, Cornell University, USA
  • Dominik Flejter, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Suhit Gupta, Microsoft, Redmond, USA
  • Adam Jatowt, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Tomasz Kaczmarek, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Research Brisbane, Australia
  • Shinsuke Nakajima, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  • Xing Xie, Microsoft Research Asia, China

Poznan University of Economics
Departament of Information Systems
Al. Niepodleglosci 10
60-967 Poznan, POLAND
Tel: +48(61)854-3381
Fax: +48(61)854-3633

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