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Call for Papers

DATA is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

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The purpose of the 9th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications (DATA) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on databases, big data, data mining, data management, data security and other aspects of information systems and technology involving advanced applications of data.

Papers describing advanced methodologies, prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the conference proceedings. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research papers and work-in-progress are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as demos or tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the conference website.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. BUSINESS ANALYTICS
2. DATA SCIENCE
3. DATA MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY
4. BIG DATA
5. DATABASES AND DATA SECURITY


AREA 1: BUSINESS ANALYTICS


  • Business Intelligence
  • Statistics Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Text Analytics
  • Web Analytics
  • Change Detection
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Warehouse Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Dimensional Modelling
  • Information Integration
  • Information Retrieval
  • Semi-Structured and Unstructured Data
  • Data Governance

AREA 2: DATA SCIENCE


  • Data Fusion
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Predictive Modelling
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Data Science
  • Data Mining
  • Deep Learning
  • Evolutionary Computing and Optimization
  • Feature Selection
  • Fuzzy Computing
  • Hybrid Methods
  • Neural Network Applications
  • Process Mining
  • Granular Computing

AREA 3: DATA MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY


  • Architectural Concepts
  • Mobile Data Management
  • Modeling and Managing Large Data Systems
  • Open Data
  • Organizational Concepts and Best Practices
  • Smart Cities and Urban Data Analytics
  • Transparency in Research Data
  • City Data Management
  • Data and Information Quality
  • Data Management for Analytics
  • Data Modeling and Visualization
  • Data Structures and Data Management Algorithms
  • Data Virtualization
  • Industry 4.0
  • Management of Sensor Data
  • Linked Data
  • Semantic Web Technologies for Data Management

AREA 4: BIG DATA


  • Big Data Applications
  • New Computational Models for Big Data
  • New Data Standards
  • Social Data Analytics
  • Social Web Search and Mining
  • Big Data as a Service
  • Big Data Infrastructure
  • Big Data Search and Mining
  • Big Data Security, Privacy and Trust
  • Cloud/Grid/Stream Computing for Big Data
  • Data and Information Quality for Big Data
  • Deep Learning and Big Data
  • Information Visualization
  • Edge Computing
  • In-Network Data Processing
  • Energy-Efficient Computing
  • In-Memory Databases

AREA 5: DATABASES AND DATA SECURITY


  • Data Integrity
  • WWW and Databases
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Database Architecture and Performance
  • Large Scale Databases
  • Mobile Databases
  • NoSQL Databases
  • Object-Oriented Database Systems
  • Open Source Databases
  • Query Processing and Optimization

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

DATA 2020 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic.

SECRETARIAT

DATA Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: data.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.dataconference.org

VENUE

Available soon.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Jorge BernardinoPolytechnic of Coimbra - ISEC, Portugal

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Slimane HammoudiESEO, ERIS, France
Christoph QuixHochschule Niederrhein, University of Applied Sciences and Fraunhofer FIT, Germany

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Muhammad Abulaish, South Asian University, India
Christos Anagnostopoulos, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Gustavo Arroyo-Figueroa, Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energías Limpias, Mexico
Fevzi Belli, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Idir Benouaret, Grenoble University, France
Nikos Bikakis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Jan Bohacik, University of Zilina, Slovak Republic
Gloria Bordogna, CNR - National Research Council, Italy
Francesco Buccafurri, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Cinzia Cappiello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Paola Carrara, Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, CNR - IREA UOS Milano, Italy
Sudarshan Chawathe, University of Maine, United States
Yangjun Chen, University of Winnipeg, Canada
Gianni Costa, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Steven Demurjian, University of Connecticut, United States
Fabien Duchateau, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 / LIRIS, France
John Easton, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Todd Eavis, Concordia University, Canada
Markus Endres, University of Augsburg, Germany
Francesco Folino, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Hamido Fujita, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
Sandra Geisler, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, Germany
Paola Giannini, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy
John Gibson, Mines-Telecom - Telecom SudParis, France
Aziz Guergachi, Ryerson University - ITM, Canada
Francesco Guerra, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Raju Halder, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India
Andreas Henrich, University of Bamberg, Germany
Jose Herrera, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Tsan-Sheng Hsu, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Sergio Ilarri, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Christos Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Konstantinos Kalpakis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Nikos Karacapilidis, University of Patras, Greece
David Kensche, SAP, Germany
Kostas Kolomvatsos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Martin Krulis, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Charles University, Czech Republic
Vladimir Kurbalija, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Sarasi Lalithsena, IBM- Almaden, United States
Jean-Charles Lamirel, LORIA, University of Strasbourg, France
Wolfgang Lehner, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Raimondas Lencevicius, Nuance Communications, United States
Haikun Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Christos Makris, University of Patras, Greece
Yannis Manolopoulos, Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Miguel Martínez-Prieto, University of Valladolid, Spain
Florent Masseglia, INRIA, France
Marios Meimaris, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
Fabio Mercorio, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Million Meshesha, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Amin Mesmoudi, Université de Poitiers, France
Stefano Montanelli, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Erich Neuhold, University of Vienna, Austria
Antonino Nocera, University of Pavia, Italy
Riccardo Ortale, ICAR-CNR, Italy
George Papastefanatos, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
Jeffrey Parsons, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Ilia Petrov, Reutlingen University, Germany
Philippe Pucheral, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines (UVSQ), France
Paraskevi Raftopoulou, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Werner Retschitzegger, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Peter Revesz, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
José Ríos Viqueira, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Colette Rolland, Université De Paris1 Panthèon Sorbonne, France
Gustavo Rossi, Lifia, Argentina
Mercedes Ruiz, University of Cadiz, Spain
Gunter Saake, Institute of Technical and Business Information Systems, Germany
Dimitris Sacharidis, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Iulian Sandu Popa, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines & INRIA Saclay, France
Diego Seco, University of Concepción, Chile
Marius Silaghi, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Spiros Skiadopoulos, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Sergey Stupnikov, IPI RAN, Russian Federation
Zbigniew Suraj, University of Rzeszow, Poland
George Tambouratzis, Institute For Language and Speech Processing, Greece
Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania
Manolis Terrovitis, Institute for the Management of Information Systems, Greece
Catarci Tiziana, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Christos Tryfonopoulos, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Thanasis Vergoulis, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
Marco Villani, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Zeev Volkovich, Ort Braude College, Israel
Leandro Wives, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Filip Zavoral, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Jiakui Zhao, State Grid Information & Telecommunication Group of China, China

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