AIRWeb: Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web
The international AIRWeb workshop series brings together both researchers and industry practitioners to present and discuss advances in the state-of-the-art in Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web. Topics of interest typically include:
The AIRWeb workshops provide a focused venue for both mature and early-stage work in web-based adversarial IR.
- search engine spam and optimization,
- crawling the web without detection,
- link-bombing (a.k.a. Google-bombing),
- comment spam, referrer spam,
- blog spam (splogs),
- malicious tagging,
- reverse engineering of ranking algorithms,
- advertisement blocking, and
- web content filtering.
- The fourth AIRWeb workshop will be held as part of WWW2008 on 22 April 2008 in Beijing, China. The CFP has been released; paper submissions are due 22 February.
The second workshop (AIRWeb 2006) was held in August 2006 as part of the SIGIR 2006 Conference in Seattle, WA. Just under 50 people participated. A single PDF file containing the full AIRWeb 2006 proceedings is available, as well as the program containing individual papers and most presentation files.
The first AIRWeb workshop was held in Chiba, Japan in May 2005, as part of the WWW2005 conference. More than 30 people attended the workshop. A single PDF file containing the full AIRWeb 2005 proceedings is available, as well as an online version containing the program and individual papers.
Last modified: 13 December 2007, Brian D. Davison