To facilitate mainstream dissemination of the manuscripts presented at AIRWeb 2008 here are the papers as listed over at

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  • Web Spam Challenge
    • (5 min.) Description of the challenge
    • (12 min.) Data Analysis School, Moscow slides
      Konstantin Bauman, Alexey Brodskiy, Sergey Kacher, Elmira Kalimulina, Ruslan Kovalev, Mikhail Lebedev, Dmitry Orlov, Pavel Sushin, Pavel Zryumov, Dmitry Leshchiner and Ilya Muchnik
    • (12 min.) Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences slides
      David Siklosi, Andras Benczur
    • (12 min.) Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing slides
      Guanggang Geng, Xiaobo Jin and Chunheng Wang
    • (5 min.) Announcement of results
  • Panel
    • (45 min.): The Future of Adversarial IR on the Web
      Amit Aggarwal, Zoltán Gyöngyi, Alexandros Ntoulas, Erik Selberg, and Andrew Tomkins