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History

Since its inception in 1999, the Web Site Evolution (WSE) series of events have provided a forum for researchers and practitioners to present original work on subjects related to the disciplined evolution of large-scale Web sites.

In 1999, we wrote: Web site evolution is a rich research area. There are enough similarities between large-scale Web sites and traditional legacy systems that many of the proven tools and techniques can be redeployed in this new application area. However, there are also enough differences that the problem requires innovative solutions to the many new problems unique to the discipline.

In 2009, the scope of WSE has broadened -- and it's name became "Web Systems Evolution." The URL reflects this change.

In 2014, at the last WSE Steering Committee meeting that took place at the IEEE ICSME 2014 conference in Victoria, Canada celebrating 15 continuous years of holding an annual event, an important decision was reached to reposition WSE from an event that focused on web system evolution to an event that focuses on Web Science educationn.


Last updated November 3, 2015 by Scott Tilley.