International Symposium on Open Source Intelligence and Web Mining 2009

(OSINT-WM 2009)


16-17 July 2009

Part of the 13th International Conference

Information Visualisation

14, 15 - 17 July 2009


Barcelona, Spain



Paper Submission Deadline: 05 April 2009

Paper submission:




After the great success OSINT-WM 2008, which was held in conjunction with IV 2008 in London, UK, we look forward to a more successful OSINT-WM 2009 to be held in Conjunction with the 13th International Conference Information Visualization, IV09 in Barcelona, Spain.


The aim of this symposium is to provide an international forum for researchers, professionals, and industrial practitioners to share their knowledge in the rapidly growing area of OSINT-WM. OSINT-WM 2009 invites research submissions on all topics related to OSINT-WM, including but not limited to those listed below:


* Open Source Intelligence

* Web Dynamics

* Dark Web

* Web Content Mining

* Web Structure Mining

* Web Usage Mining

* Web Mining for Blog Analysis

* Web Mining for Online Personalization and Recommendation System

* Web Mining and Intelligence

* News Analysis and Visualization

* News Monitoring

* Harvesting Web

* Case Studies

* Internet as a Tool for Command and Control

* Information Terrorism

* Social Network Analysis

* Investigative Data Mining

* Privacy and Legal Issues


Papers will be refereed and appear in the conference proceedings, which will be published by IEEE Computer Society.  A selection of best papers will be recommended for publication in special issues of scientific journals, or as an edited book published by Springer.


Important Dates:

Submission of Papers:  

05 April 2009


25 April, 2009

Camera Ready Papers: 

30 April, 2009


16-17 July, 2009





Registration Form:


All Open Source Intelligence and Web Mining enquiries should be addressed to Anita and copied to:


Symposium Chairs:

Nasrullah Memon, Aalborg University Esbjerg, Denmark

Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada


All Conference enquiries to:

Keivan Kianmehr   or   Mohammed Alshalalfa

Department of Computer Science

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta, Canada


T:( +403)210-9664