ProvenanceWeek 2016

June 6-9, 2016 • McLean, Virginia

Co-located events:
6th International Provenance & Annotation Workshop (IPAW '16)
8th USENIX Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TaPP '16)

Links to Papers (LNCS 9672, IPAW 2016)

IPAW Best Paper Award

The Program Committee of the 6th International Provenance & Annotation Workshop has granted the IPAW 2016 Best Paper Award, funded by Springer, to:

Analyzing Provenance Across Heterogeneous Provenance Graphs
Wellington Oliveira, Paolo Missier, Kary OcaƱa, Daniel de Oliveira, and Vanessa Braganholo

IPAW Best Paper Award Winners
IPAW Chair Boris Glavic presents Wellington Oliveira and Paolo Missier the IPAW Best Paper Award.

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit original research work. The IPAW track solicits full research papers (12 pages). The workshop has traditionally been organized around the presentation of selected, peer-reviewed high-quality papers, published by Springer-Verlag. For the first time, there will be a best paper award sponsored by Springer/LNCS with a monetary prize of EUR 1000.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provenance management system prototypes and commercial solutions
  • Provenance analytics, querying, and reasoning about provenance
  • Visualizing provenance information
  • Performance aspects of provenance capture, storage, and analytics
  • Standardization of provenance models and representations
  • Security and privacy implications of provenance
  • Applications of provenance in real life settings
  • Human interaction with provenance
  • Retroactive reconstruction of provenance
  • Using provenance for evaluating data quality and trust in data
  • Novel methods for capturing provenance
  • Integrating provenance information
  • Interoperability among provenance-aware systems
  • Provenance discovery

Papers must be:

  • not published or under review elsewhere
  • no longer than 12 pages, including references and appendices
  • formatted according to the Springer LNCS guidelines and technical instructions
  • submitted as PDF files to to the IPAW track

A proceedings volume will be published after the event in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Program Committee

  • Khalid Belhajjame, Université Paris-Dauphine
  • Shawn Bowers, Gonzaga University
  • Vanessa Braganholo, UFF
  • Kevin Butler, University of Florida
  • James Cheney, University of Edinburgh
  • Susan Davidson, University of Pennsylvania
  • Anton Dignös, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
  • Mohamed Eltabakh, WPI
  • Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory & The University of Chicago
  • Daniel Garijo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
  • Ashish Gehani, SRI International
  • Paul Groth, Elsevier Labs
  • Torsten Grust, Universität Tübingen
  • Olaf Hartig, Hasso Plattner Institute
  • Melanie Herschel, Universitäst Stuttgart
  • Trung Dong Huynh, University of Southampton
  • Grigoris Karvounarakis, LogicBlox
  • Oliver Kennedy, SUNY Buffalo
  • David Koop, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Bertram Ludäscher, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Tanu Malik, University of Chicago
  • Deborah McGuinness, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Paolo Missier, Newcastle University
  • Beth Plale, Indiana University
  • Ravi Ramamurthy, Microsoft Research
  • Dan Suciu, University of Washington
  • Justin Wozniak, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Jun Zhao, Oxford e-Research Centre
  • Daniel de Oliveira, Fluminense Federal University