WSTNET Web Science Summer School 2020
                 June 29 - July 3, 2020
                         Caen, France


Web Science is the emergent study of the people and technologies, applications, processes and practices that shape and are shaped by the World Wide Web. Web Science requires mining and understanding data from the Web, requiring both technical skills for handling big (Web) data as well as fundamental understanding of the social, psychological or legal aspects underpinning online activities.

The WSTnet Web Science Summer School 2020 (WWSSS2020) will address the inter-disciplinary field of Web Science by focusing on lectures which tackle the aforementioned challenges in topics such as artificial intelligence, big data processing, data science, information technology law and data governance, research ethics & privacy, technology enhanced learning, Web communities, as well as Web mining.

The program includes keynote talks from renowned researchers in Web Science. Alongside, the Summer School will provide hands-on training in data processing, analysis and methods, team work, and opportunities to present current research. Participants shall work on specific tasks linked to the datasets provided, and will be mentored by local instructors. All teams will present the results of their work on the last day of the school. In addition, participants are entitled to present their ongoing work in a poster session to senior researchers.

Last but not least, the summer school offers a wide range of group activities and social events, in order to facilitate team building and socialization.

Registration Fees

Regular (until 29.5.): 250€
Late (until 26.6.): 275€
Onsite: 300€




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