The 24th International World Wide Web Conference in Florence, Italy on May 18th

Revised Schedule: 2:00pm - 5:30pm, Monday May 18th, 2015

Session 1

(Session Chair:
Eunyee Koh)
Time Period Activity Presenter/Author
2:00pm ­ 2:25pm Keynote Talk 1 Can I Take A Peek? Continuous Monitoring of Online A/B Tests, Prof. Ramesh Johari (Stanford)
2:25pm - 2:50pm Keynote Talk 2 Objective Bayesian Two Sample Hypothesis Testing for Online Controlled Experiments, Alex Deng(Microsoft)
2:50pm - 3:05pm Paper Presentation Offline evaluation of response prediction in online advertising auctions, Olivier Chapelle (Criteo)
3:05pm - 3:20pm Paper Presentation Counterfactual Estimation and Optimization of Click Metrics in Search Engines: A Case Study, Lihong Li (Microsoft), Shunbao Chen (Microsoft), Jim Kleban (Facebook), Ankur Gupta (Microsoft)
3:20pm - 3:30pm Paper Presentation Unbiased Ranking Evaluation on a Budget, Tobias Schnabel, Adith Swaminathan, Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University)
 
3:30pm - 4:00pm Coffee Break  
Session 2

(Session Chair:
Neha Gupta)
4:00pm - 4:20pm Keynote Talk 3 Network A/B Testing: From Sampling to Estimation, Ya Xu (Linkedin)
4:20pm - 4:45pm Keynote Talk 4 Online Search Evaluation with Interleaving, Filip Radlinski (Microsoft)
4:45pm - 5:00pm Paper Presentation High Confidence Offline Evaluation, Georgios Theocharus (Adobe)
5:00pm - 5:15pm Paper Presentation What size should a mobile ad be?, Pengyuang Wang (Yahoo Labs), Wei Sun (Purdue), Dawei Yin (Yahoo Labs)
5:15pm - 5:30pm Paper Presentation Counterfactual Risk Minimization by Adith Swaminathan, Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University)