IEEE BigData Congress 2018 - Call for Papers

BigData Congress 2018 Call for Papers

The IEEE 2018 7th International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2018)

BigData Congress 2018 organizing committee invites you to participate in the 7th edition of BigData Congress, to be held on July 2 – 7, 2018, San Francisco, USA.

The technical program of BigData Congress 2018 will consist of a set of regular tracks and a new set of special tracks. The regular tracks are: regular research track, regular applications track, and short paper track. These tracks are similar to previous BigData Congress submission tracks. The regular research track will emphasize both theoretical and experimental research contributions. The regular applications track will pay special attention to insights derived from real world big data applications, particularly with respect to experience reports and evaluation results. The short paper track will consider concise papers for timely dissemination of new ideas and exploratory results.

We also define the technical scope of big data research broadly from the 5V perspective. In addition to the traditional definition of big volume and high velocity, we also encourage submissions that describe techniques and tools for handling big variety and high veracity. Of special interest are submissions that start from big data containing big noise, and achieve significantly improved value of output data.

Technical topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Big Data Models and Algorithms

  • Foundational Models for Big Data
  • Algorithms and Programming Techniques for Big Data Processing
  • Big Data Analytics and Metrics

Big Data Architectures

  • Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data
  • Big Data as a Service
  • Big Data Open Platforms

Big Data Management

  • Big Data Persistence and Preservation
  • Big Data Quality and Provenance Control
  • Big Data Storage and Retrieval

Big Data Security and Privacy

  • Big Data System Security and Integrity
  • Big Data Information Security
  • Privacy Preserving Big Data Analytics
  • Usable Security and Privacy for Big Data

Quality of Big Data Services

  • Big Data Service Performance Evaluation
  • Big Data Service Reliability and Availability
  • Real-Time Big Data Services

Big Data Search, Mining, and Visualization

  • Algorithms and Systems for Big Data Search
  • Distributed, and Peer-to-peer Search
  • Machine learning based on Big Data
  • Visualization Analytics for Big Data

Big Data Applications

  • Big Data for Enterprise, Government, and Society
  • Case Studies of Big Data Value Creation
  • Big Data for Science and Engineering Research

Enabling Resources for Big Data Research

  • Big Data Sets
  • Big Data Application Benchmarks
  • Survey of big data research papers and/or big data sets

Special Track on Real-Time Big Data Analytics

  • Techniques and Algorithms for Real-Time Big Data Analytics
  • Applications and Evaluation of Real-Time Big Data Systems

Special Track on Big Data/Smart Cities

  • Big Data for Improving Resilient Infrastructures
  • Big Data Applications such as Healthcare and Transportation

All submissions must be original and previously unpublished papers. The submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 program committee members. Accepted and presented papers from all BigData Congress tracks will appear in the conference proceedings.

Important Dates

Research Track:

Full Paper Submission Due Date: January 10, 2018
Decision Notification (Electronic): March 15, 2018
Camera-Ready Copy Due Date: April 6, 2018

Application Track:

Full Paper Submission Due Date: January 10, 2018
Decision Notification (Electronic): March 15, 2018
Camera-Ready Copy Due Date: April 6, 2018

Short Paper Track:

Full Paper Submission Due Date: January 10, 2018
Decision Notification (Electronic): March 15, 2018
Camera-Ready Copy Due Date: April 6, 2018

Review Policy

BigData Congress 2018’s policy and professional ethics require that referees treat the contents of papers under review as privileged information not to be disclosed to others before publication. It is expected that no one with access to a paper under review will make any inappropriate use of the special knowledge. Content of abstracts submitted to conference program committees should be regarded as privileged as well, and handled in the same manner. The Conference Publications Chair shall ensure that referees adhere to this practice.

Organizers of BigData Congress 2018 are expected to provide an appropriate forum for the oral presentation and discussion of all accepted papers. An author, in offering a paper for presentation at BigData Congress conference, or accepting an invitation to present a paper, is expected to be present at the meeting to deliver the paper.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or queries on BigData Congress 2018, please send email to ieeecs DOT bigdata AT gmail DOT com.

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