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Professor presents at WWW conference

Dr. Aparna Varde presented at the 2018 WWW Conference where Sir Tim Berners Lee attended and assisted throughout the event.

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WWW Conference Panel
WWW Conference Panel

Dr. Varde, while presenting her research & performing other duties, had the pleasure of meeting Sir Tim Berners Lee, the highly reputed Turing Award winner & inventor of the World Wide Web. Dr. Varde served as a PC Member & Session Chair at WWW 2018 (Lyon, France, April 2018). Sir Tim Berners Lee himself was an attendee, workshop co-chair, and panelist on AI and the Web. She presented a paper on Mapping Ordinances and Tweets using Smart City Characteristics to Aid Opinion Mining in their Satellite Track, published as a full paper in the Companion Volume. It is authored by Manish Puri, Xu Du, Aparna Varde and Gerard de Melo.

The paper describes research in the Smart Cities area conducted by our graduate students Manish Puri (MS, Computer Science) and Xu Du (PhD, Environmental Management) along with Dr. Varde and Dr. Gerard de Melo (Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Rutgers University). The Web Conference, WWW, is the pinnacle venue globally for presenting research in the area of the World Wide Web.