Join us in Fort Collins, for the
14th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng 2014),

September 16-19 2014,
at Hewlett-Packard in Fort Collins, near Denver, Colorado, USA

Documents are communication artifacts in any form and in any media; they can be simple or compound, static or time-varying, private or open. Document collections increasingly underpin research, education, commerce, entertainment – the full range of human activity. Document engineering covers both the innovative use of documents and document collections in real-world applications and the study of principles, tools and processes that improve our ability to create, manage, maintain, share, and productively use these.

You are invited to submit original papers to the 14th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng 2014), to be held at the Hewlett-Packard site in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Attendees at this international forum have interests that span all aspects of document engineering and applications. DocEng is sponsored by ACM by means of the ACM SIGWEB Special Interest Group. Proceedings are available through the ACM Digital Library.

Important dates

* Mar 30, 2014: Workshop and tutorial proposals due
* Mar 30, 2014: Full papers abstracts due
* Apr  6, 2014: Full papers due
* May 25, 2014: Short papers abstracts due
* Jun  1, 2014:  Short papers due

Topics relevant to the symposium include (but are not limited to)

Modeling and Representation:

* Document representation and standards including interchange standards,
markup languages, style sheets, type representation, multimedia
(incl. HTML-5, MPEG, SMIL, SVG)

* Metadata creation and standards, use of semantic web technologies

* Hypertext/hypermedia, distributed documents, blogs, wikis

* Linking techniques and standards, integration with other digital

Generation, Manipulation, and Presentation:

* Document authoring tools and systems

* Document presentation (typography, formatting, layout) algorithms and

* Automatically generated documents, automated layout and composition,
variable data printing

* Adaptive, responsive documents, content customization

* Mobile platforms and documents

* Document transformation and rich-web-client models

* Document internationalization, multilingual representations

Collections, Systems, and Management:

* Collections databases and repositories, storage, indexing, retrieval,
versioning, deduplication

* Enterprise content management: models and standards (CMIS),
scale and performance, platforms and applications

* Digital libraries and archives, preservation systems

* Document system components: security, APIs (SAX, DOM), versioning,

* Document systems and workflows

* Management of collaboratively authored online documents

Document Analysis and Semantic Enrichment:

* Structure and representation analysis (layout, OCR, visual analysis)
and classification

* Linguistic and semantic (content) analysis, categorization,
classification, clustering

* Automatic tagging, named entity disambiguation, semantic linking

* Automatic abstract generation and metadata extraction

* Multi-lingual and cross-lingual indexing and search

User Experience:

* Navigation, search

* Usability, accessibility, readability and aesthetics

* Collaborative authoring and editing, curation and annotation

* Workflows, integration and interaction between human and automated

* Culture-dependent layouts


* Secure document workflows, including policy and access

* Security printing, including document identification, tagging and

* Cyber-physical document workflows, especially electronic/print options

* Embedded systems: access, workflow and security of documents on
embedded devices (mobile, printing, etc.)


* Digital humanities, digital preservation and archiving

* eBooks and digital publishing

... and all other application areas

For more information, please visit the conference website at:
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Google travel grants available for female postdoctoral students to attend WWW 2014. Google is offering travel grants to selected female students to attend the World Wide Web conference 2014. The grant will cover the registration fee and offer a contribution towards travel. Priority will be given to students who are first authors of accepted papers in workshops/poster sessions/demos and participate in the doctoral consortium. Deadline: February 7, 2014 (23.59 Hawaii Standard Time). For more information visit:


Save the date for the 11th International Web for All Conference

(W4A’14, which is to convene in Seoul, Korea, April 7-9th

Co-located with the 22th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW’14)

The 2014 theme is “The New Accessibility” – not just for people with
disabilities! Accessibility now exists on a continuum and covers a wide
spectrum of needs, thus benefiting everyone in different situations to
different degrees. This is especially true for the Web and Mobile
technologies, where devices are diverse and their use varies across
every conceivable context.

We invite your best work on improving and understanding access for
people across the accessibility continuum. Areas of interest include but
are not limited to the following: age, cognition, culture, education,
emotions, dexterity, disability, diversity, health, hearing, income,
infrastructure, language, learning, literacy, mobility, situation,
society, and vision.

Submit 10-page technical or 4-page communication papers detailing
engineering solutions and scientific insights into Web and Mobile
technologies addressing diverse user needs. Submit 2-page extended
abstracts to enter the Paciello Group Web Accessibility Challenge and
the Google Student Award competitions.

Important dates: Midnight HST
Submissions: January 13
Rebuttals: February 5-12
Decisions: February 19
Camera ready: March 3


First CFP: Hypertext 2014, Sept 1-4, Santiago, Chile

Hypertext 2014 - 25th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media
1-4 Sept. 2014, Santiago, Chile

Regular and short papers: 21 March 2014
Workshop papers, doctoral consortium papers and late-breaking results:
23 May 2014

The ACM Hypertext conference is a premium venue for high quality
peer-reviewed research on hypertext theory, systems and applications. It
is concerned with all aspects of modern hypertext research including
social media, semantic web, dynamic and computed hypertext and
hypermedia as well as narrative systems and applications.

The ACM Hypertext 2014 conference will focus on the role of hypertext
and hyperlink theory on the web and beyond, as a foundation for
approaches and practices in the wider community - ranging from the usage
of social media to the semantics of the 'Internet of Things'. We also
welcome submissions that focus on the linguistic aspects of hypertext
and user experience with linked entities, resources and events.

Hypertext 2014 tracks

- Links and Connections between People (chairs: Daniele Quercia, Johan
- Open Data and the Semantics of Things (chairs: Philippe Cudré-Mauroux,
Mathieu d'Aquin)
- User Experience and Adaptive Linking (chairs: Rosta Farzan, Vincent Wade)

Full paper submission: 21 March 2014.
Workshop papers, doctoral consortium papers and late-breaking results:
23 May 2014.

Submission instructions: See <>


General chairs: Leo Ferres, Gustavo Rossi
Program chairs: Virgilio de Almeida, Eelco Herder
Workshop and tutorial chairs: Federica Cena, Christoph Trattner
Poster and demo chairs: Carlos Castillo, Jill Freyne
Student chairs: Julita Vassileva, Martin Atzmüller
Local and publicity chair: Denis Parra
Proceedings chair: Altigran Soares da Silva



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