Introduction to the ICWE 2020 Special Issue

Authors

  • Maria Bielikova Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Cesare Pautasso Software Institute, USI, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Tommi Mikkonen University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Keywords:

International Conference on Web Engineering, ICWE 2020, web engineering, invited papers.

Abstract

The International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE) promotes research and scientific exchange related to web engineering, and brings together researchers and practitioners from various disciplines in academia and industry. Year 2020 ICWE, originally scheduled for Helsinki, Finland, took place online in June 2020. This special issue collects an assortment of its best articles, and presents them in expanded form.

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Author Biographies

Maria Bielikova, Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies, Bratislava, Slovakia

Maria Bielikova. She is co-founder and expert researcher at the Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies (KInIT), an independent non-profit institute focused on researching intelligent technologies and interconnecting industry and academia. She is active in research in modeling of human machine interactions and personalization. Before her work at KInIT, Maria was employed at the Slovak University of Technology as a full professor, lead of the PeWe research group (Personalized Web) and director of the User eXperience and Interaction research center. She is a steering committee or program committee member of several international conferences, including UMAP, ICWE, RecSys, IJCAI, TheWeb Conference and Hypertext. You can find more information on https://kinit.sk/member/maria-bielikova/.

Cesare Pautasso, Software Institute, USI, Lugano, Switzerland

Cesare Pautasso. He is a Full Professor at the Software Institute of the Faculty of Informatics, USI Lugano, Switzerland where he leads the Architecture, Design and Web Information Systems Engineering research group. He is currently supervising the research of a group of Ph.D. students building experimental systems to explore the intersection of software architecture, Web engineering, and business process management, with research projects exploring blockchain-based business choreographies, Web Service API Analytics, and liquid software. He is the coauthor of the book SOA with REST (2012) and has just published a new book titled Beautiful APIs (2021) on LeanPub. He is coeditor of the IEEE Software Insight department and was general chair of the 16th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE2016) and program co-chair of the 20th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE2020). You can find more information on http://www.pautasso.info and follow him @pautasso@scholar.social.

Tommi Mikkonen, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Tommi Mikkonen. He is a Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science at University of Helsinki, Finland. He has a history of working at the interface of academia and industry, bringing new results closer to practice via close collaboration with industry, and identifying new, emerging challenges that are faced by practitioners. Previously, he has been working for industry projects at Aerospatiale, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, and Mozilla. He served as the general chair of the 20th International Conference onWeb Engineering (ICWE2020). Contact him at tommi.mikkonen@helsinki.fi.

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Published

2021-10-01

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ICWE 2020