Diamond Sponsors

The Boeing Company Microsoft Google

Silver Sponsors

Yahoo!

Bronze Sponsors

Thomson West IBM AOL

Friends

ask.com amazon.com

Book Exhibits

Springer Morgan KaufmannSalford Systems

Conference Sponsors

UW ISchool BCS ACM

In Cooperation With

UW ISchool UW ISchool

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Conference Statistics

Acceptance Rates

399 Papers submitted, 74 Papers accepted, 19%

152 Posters submitted, 63 Posters accepted, 41%

17 Demos submitted, 11 Demos accepted, 65%

15 Tutorials submitted, 8 Tutorials accepted, 53%

18 doctoral consortium submitted, 9 doctoral consortium accepted, 50%

13 Workshops submitted, 9 Workshops accepted, 69%

Registrations

PSIAZ had 710 participants who registered for full conference, tutotials, and workshops, [paid or complimentary (sponsor/volunteer)].

630 full conference registrations:
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218 Member
194 Non-member
142 Student
76 Comp

252 tutorial registrations:
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28 Tutorial all day
111 Tutorial AM
113 Tutorial PM

311 workshop registrations:
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# number of workshop registrants that did not register for the conference as a whole:
63 did not register for the conference
247 registered for the conference
311 total

# registrants for each of the workshops:

51 Faceted
50 PIM (closed at 50 participants)
47 AIRWeb
45 GIR
33 ESS
28 OSIR
26 Multilingual
18 XML
13 Stylistics
311 TOTAL

New PSIAZ Members

Of the 710 PSIAZ participants there were 324 non-members (46%) that have now been signed up as members:
192 regular PSIAZ members
132 students members

Registrations by time:

415 Advance Regs (by June 30, 2006)
226 Standard Regs (July 1-31, 2006)
69 Late/Onsite (starts Aug 1, 2006)

Registration Method:

639 online
42 on site
28 fax
1 post

Participation by Country:

478 United States
28 Canada
28 United Kingdom
27 China
15 Germany
14 Australia
14 Japan
13 Netherlands
8 Israel
8 South Korea
7 Spain
6 Brazil
6 Ireland
6 Italy
6 Taiwan
5 Belgium
5 France
5 India
4 Portugal
4 Singapore
4 Switzerland
3 Denmark
3 Finland
3 Sweden
1 Austria
1 Chile
1 Cyprus
1 Greece
1 Hungary
1 Luxemburg
1 New Zealand
1 Norway
1 Turkey
1 Uganda

U.S. participation by State:

169 WA
104 CA
27 PA
26 MA
24 NY
20 MD
19 IL
15 VA
13 NJ
12 MN
8 OR
7 OH
6 NC
3 DC
3 TX
2 FL
2 GA
2 IA
2 MI
2 NH
2 WI
1 AZ
1 CO
1 CT
1 DE
1 IN
1 KY
1 SC
1 TN
1 UT
1 WY

Participants by Affiliation:

275 affiliations:
139 academic institutions, 317 participants
136 industry & research, 393 participants

Number of Participants - Affiliation
107 Microsoft
31 University of Washington
31 Yahoo! Inc.
16 Google
14 Amazon.com
13 Carnegie Mellon University
12 University of Massachusetts, Amherst
12 AOL
11 IBM
9 Rutgers University
8 Illinois Institute of Technology
8 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
8 University of Maryland
8 University of Waterloo
6 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
5 Insightful Corp
5 LexisNexis
5 Max-Planck Institute for Informatics
5 Thomson
5 University of Minnesota
5 University of Pittsburgh
4 Boeing
4 Cornell University
4 H5 Technologies
4 Oregon State University
4 Queensland University of Technology
4 Rediff.com India Limited
4 Toyohashi University of Technology
4 Tsinghua University
4 University of Amsterdam
4 University of Strathclyde
4 Virginia Tech
3 Ask.com
3 ATS
3 Cisco Systems
3 Dalhousie University
3 DND
3 eBay
3 European Patent Office
3 Korea University
3 Lehigh University
3 Michigan State University
3 Monster Worldwide
3 NEC Labs
3 NIST
3 Portland State University
3 Queen Mary, University of London
3 Royal School of Library and Information Science
3 Stanford University
3 University of British Columbia
3 University of California, Berkeley
3 University of Hannover
3 University of Montreal
2 Clairvoyance Corporation
2 Columbia University
2 CRS4
2 CSIRO
2 CWI
2 Dartmouth College
2 Delft University of Technology
2 Drexel University
2 Dublin City University
2 Endeca
2 ETRI
2 Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd.
2 Georgia Institute of Technology
2 Ghent University
2 Globalspec
2 Hokkaido University
2 Imperial College London
2 Institute for Infocomm Research
2 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
2 Krugle, Inc.
2 Medio Systems
2 National Institute of Informatics
2 National Taiwan University
2 Netease Inc.
2 Nielsen Buzzmetrics
2 NIH
2 Northeastern University
2 NSA
2 OrcaTec LLC
2 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
2 PARC
2 RMIT University
2 SAIC
2 Simon Fraser University
2 Snap.com
2 Springer
2 TextWise
2 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2 UFMG
2 University College Dublin
2 University College London
2 University of Chicago
2 University of Glasgow
2 University of Iowa
2 University of Lisbon
2 University of Melbourne
2 University of Sunderland
2 University of Virginia
2 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
2 Vulcan, Inc
2 WhitePages.com
2 Yuan Ze University
1 Adchemy
1 Alexa Internet
1 amazon.com
1 Arizona State University
1 Ask.com
1 Australian National University
1 Behavior Design Corporation
1 Ben-Gurion university
1 Big Fish Games, Inc.
1 Bilkent University
1 BMLV
1 California Digital Library
1 California State University, Stanislaus
1 Cardiff University
1 CDVP & AIC
1 CDVP, DCU
1 Central Washington University
1 Chungang University
1 CIIR
1 CNET Networks
1 CogiTech
1 CSAIL, MIT
1 CSC
1 David D. Lewis Consulting, LLC
1 Design Science, Inc
1 Drew University
1 Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne CH
1 ENSM-SE
1 EPO
1 ETH Zurich
1 Ewha Womans Univ.
1 Ex Libris Ltd
1 FCT/ Universidade Nova de Lisboa
1 Federal University of Minas Gerais
1 FernUniversitat in Hagen
1 Findory.com
1 Florida International University
1 FranceTelecom R & D
1 Fraunhofer IAIS
1 Fundacao da Faculdade de Ciencias de Lisboa
1 FXPAL, Inc
1 GenieKnows.com
1 Georgetown University
1 Glasgow University
1 Hewlett-Packard Labs
1 HIIT
1 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1 Hummingbird
1 IAC Interactive
1 ICT/USC
1 IIT Bombay
1 Indiana University
1 Inst de Recherche au Informatique de Toulouse
1 Intel
1 Intellectual Ventures
1 Intelligent Results
1 Interchange Corp
1 Internet Archive
1 ISTI-CNR
1 JHU/APL
1 Kabale University
1 Knova Software, Inc.
1 Korea Database Promotion Center
1 KTH
1 L3S Research Center
1 Language Computer Corporation
1 Language Technologies Institute
1 LIP6, Univ. Paris 6
1 LLNL
1 Macro Web Services
1 Memorial University of Newfoundland
1 Mercado Software
1 Merck & Co.
1 MetaCarta
1 Mirago Plc
1 MIT CSAIL
1 Morgan Kaufmann
1 MSN
1 MTA SZTAKI
1 Nanyang Technological University
1 National ICT Australia / Univ of Melbourne
1 National Insitute of Informatics
1 National Science Foundation
1 National Taiwan Normal University
1 National University of Singapore
1 Naval Postgraduate School
1 Nervana
1 New Jersey Institute of Technology
1 NGA
1 NIJL
1 Oracle
1 Oracle USA
1 Oregon Health & Science U.
1 O'Reilly Safari Books Online
1 Oslo University College
1 Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
1 Pearson Knowledge Technologies
1 Pennsylvania State University
1 Phrasetrain
1 Purdue University
1 Queens College, CUNY
1 Ramon Llull University
1 RawSugar
1 Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
1 Robert Gordon University
1 Sabir Research
1 Salford Systems
1 Sensis
1 SICS
1 Simmons College
1 StreamSage
1 Streamsage
1 SUNY, Albany
1 SUNY/Albany
1 Takoma Software, Inc.
1 Technorati
1 Texas A & M University
1 The New York Times Company
1 The Pennsylvania State University
1 TNO
1 Tokyo Institute of Technology
1 Toshiba R&D Center Knowledge Media Laboratory
1 Turn Inc.
1 UC Davis/Oracle
1 UEA
1 UFAM
1 UMBC
1 Univ of Calif Silicon Valley Center (Santa Cruz)
1 Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
1 Universidad Carlos III
1 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
1 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
1 Universidade Federal do Amazonas
1 Universita' di Roma
1 Universita' di Torino
1 Universite de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
1 University of Alberta
1 University of Athens
1 University of California
1 University of California Santa Cruz
1 University of California, San Diego
1 University of California, Santa Barbara
1 University of Cyprus
1 University of Dayton
1 University of Delaware
1 University of Helsinki
1 University of Illinois at Chicago
1 University of Kaiserslautern
1 University of Louisville
1 University of Luxemburg
1 University of Masschusetts
1 University of Michigan
1 University of New South Wales
1 University of Otago
1 University of Padua
1 University of Sheffield
1 University of Tampere
1 University of Texas at Dallas
1 University of Toronto
1 University of Twente
1 University of Wisconsin - Madison
1 University of Zurich
1 Uppsala University
1 UpToDate, Inc.
1 UT Dallas
1 Utilika Foundation
1 UW Biomedical and Health Informatics
1 Veer, Inc.
1 Waggener Edstrom
1 Washington State University
1 WeRelate.org
1 Windows Live Search
1 Wright State University
1 York University
1 Zeitera

Social Events Attendance:

591 Welcoming Reception at Boeing
585 Banquet at Tillicum Village
343 Newcomers' Breakfast

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