Industrial and Practical Experience Track

Industrial Track Chair: Kazuo Iwano (IBM Japan),
Deputy Chair: Byron Dom (Yahoo Inc.),


Important Dates
Proposal submission deadline: February 7, 2005
February 14, 2005 (Pacific Standard Time)
Proposal notification: March 15, 2005

The Industrial and Practical Experience Track includes a combination of peer-reviewed papers and invited presentations. Accepted papers will appear in the printed proceedings, separate from the main refereed track proceedings. Short papers describing industrial practice and experience are sought. These will include papers describing problems (and their solutions) encountered in real applications. Potential topics include all those listed for the Refereed Papers Track plus the following, but are not limited to these:

  • Digital Electronics and the Web
  • Economic and social implications
  • Quality Assurance and Reliability
  • Scalability of commercial systems
  • The importance of Standards
  • Editorial Practice and Issues
  • Content Filtering
  • Benchmarking
  • Successful Deployments of Commercial Software

Detailed formatting and submission requirements are available at

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Co-Chairs and PC Members

Co-Chair: Kazuo Iwano (IBM Japan), Byron Dom (Yahoo Inc.)
PC Members:

  • Akihiko Takano (National Institute of Informatics)
  • Christina Yip Chung (Yahoo!)
  • Cliff Brunk (Yahoo!)
  • Dmitri Pavlovski (Yahoo!)
  • Hang Li (Microsoft Asia)
  • Hiroshi Maruyama (IBM)
  • Hiroshi Tsuda (Fujitsu)
  • Koichi Ikumi (NEC)
  • Naohiko Uramoto (IBM)
  • Naomi Inoue (KDD)
  • Nawaaz Ahmed (Yahoo!)
  • Pina Hirano (Infoteria)
  • XiaoFeng Meng (RenMin University)
  • Yoshinobu Tonomura (NTT)
  • Yuhichi Nakamura (IBM)