The Workshop of Thesis and Dissertation (WTD) is one of the events associated to WebMedia 2018 and is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of ongoing MsC and PhD work, focused on Multimedia, Hypermedia and Web. Ongoing works are referenced just as Works.

In this edition, we are happy to announce that the Special Commission of Multimedia and Web will provide financial resources for the author of selected papers. Detailed instructions will be presented as soon as possible.

The main goal of this workshop (WTD) is to provide a dynamic and constructive environment to Works’ discussion, so the students may present ideas and partial results, Works in development evaluation, and important guidelines to continue and successfully end the courses of MsC and PhD.

The WTD-WebMedia enable participants to gain access to a representative view of the research on the areas of Multimedia, Hypermedia and Web through many institutes and integration and cooperation between researchers and different working groups.

Works of MsC or PhD, academic of professional are eligible to submission on the preferenced stages:
– PhD Works with thesis proposal approved and predicted to be concluded after December, 2018.
– MsC Works predicted to be concluded after December, 2018.

The works will be evaluated and selected by the event’s program committee. Each work will receive a feedback with questions and suggestions by the committee, that should be considered on camera-ready versions. The selected works will be presented and discussed in specific session during WebMedia 2018 with the participation of the committee members and other researchers. To be fully accepted, the work must be presented by the student on WebMedia 2018.

The authors must use the JEMS system to submit descriptions of their works in .pdf format on ACM’s standard, in portuguese or english. The papers must contain maximum six pages, including all the images, references and appendix plus cover page besides the initial page, containing:

– Paper Title
– Student’s name
– Name of the Graduate Program
– Graduate Program concentration area
– Advisors’ name (s)
– Level (master’s or doctorate)
– Student’s contact email
– Contact advisor’s email address (es)
– Year of entrance into the program
– Year and month of completion
– Summary in Portuguese or English
– Keywords

The six next pages must be clear and objective, being mandatory include the follow information, that will be used as evaluate criteria:

  1. Characterization of the problem
  2. Theoretical foundation and related works
  3. Expected contributions
  4. State of the art
  5. Description and expected results (already obtained or expected)


Eduardo Barrére (UFJF) – General chair
Frederico Durão (UFBA) – Local chair

eduardo.barrere@ufjf.edu.br, fdurao@ufba.br



Carlos André Guimarães Ferraz (UFPE)
Celso Alberto Saibel Santos (UEFS)
Cesar Augusto Camillo Teixeira (UFSCAR)
Debora Muchaluat-Saade (UFF)
Marco Cristo (UFAM)
Valter Roesler (UFRGS)
Vinícius Cardoso Garcia (UFPE)
Roberto Willrich (UFSC)
Rudinei Goularte (ICMC – USP)