Category: Web Technologies
One major challenge of today’s digital society is to take advantage of the deluge of information that is available on the World Wide Web. Within the Web Technologies Research Group, we conduct extensive research into forefront areas such as the Web of Things, Internet of Things, Social Computing, Big Data Analytics, Web Data Mining, Service-oriented Computing, Cloud Computing, Knowledge Extraction, Pervasive Computing, and Sensor Networks. We are also dedicated to train the next generation of research leaders.
Two research papers from CDIT researchers have been recently accepted by the 24th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015), to be held in Melbourne, Australia in October. Both papers target on challenging issue of discovering truth from conflicting, noisy, and massive Web data. Approximate Truth Discovery via Problem Scale Reduction. Xianzhi Wang, […]
Mr Yongrui Qin, who plans to submit his PhD dissertation in August 2015, already successfully secured a permanent lecturer position at University of Huddersfield, UK. Yongrui will start his appointment in March 2016. This is a fantastic achievement. Congratulations, Yongrui!
Recently, members in CDIT have secured several competitive Internship positions. Ali Shemshadi: Research Internship at The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway, Ireland Wenjie Ruan: Research Internship at IoT Research Center at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Jack Gerrits: Internship in Microsoft, Redmond, USA. Well done and congratulations!
Dr. Lina Yao received the 2015 Vice Chancellor’s Women’s Research Excellence Award for her outstanding achievements as an early career researcher in the area of Internet of Things. This is a fantastic achievement given that the competition was very strong. Well done and congratulations!
Xiu Fang is awarded a SIGMOD 2015 Travel Award, to support her presentation at SIGMOD PhD Symposium. SIGMOD is the most prestigious conference in the DB area.
Last few years have seen the rapid increase of sheer amount of data produced and communicated over the Web. Such Big Data are generated from all kinds of sources and applications such as social network services, cloud services, knowledge bases, and intelligent terminals, and often in a wide variety of formats such as unstructured, semi-structured, and structured. A […]
Dr. Flora Salim from RMIT visited CDIT group on the 28th of January 2015. During her visit, Flora presented her group’s recent works on Human and Infrastructure Sensing and Analytics for Smarter Living. Title of the talk: Human and Infrastructure Sensing and Analytics for Smarter Living Brief bio: Dr. Flora Salim is a Lecturer at the School of Computer […]
Our paper is recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Downloaded Information Sciences Articles (Ranked 10th)
The paper “Web services composition: A decade’s overview” by A/Prof. Michael Sheng et al. ranks the 10th out of the Top 25 Most Downloaded Articles from ScienceDirect. This paper is from Information Sciences with the IF=3.893 and downloadable from www.sciencedirect.com.
Thomas McAtee joins CDIT as a summer research student working on a system to identify rumours on Twitter.
Springer just released a new research book, “Trust Management in Cloud Services”, written by Web Technologies researchers Dr. Talal Noor and A/Prof. Michael Sheng. The details of this book can be found from here.