IEEE BigData Congress 2019
Call for Papers

Call for Papers

2019 IEEE International Congress on Big Data aims to provide an international forum for researchers and practitioners in academia and industry to present latest research findings and practice on major and emerging topics in Big Data. Big data is frequently described in terms of the four V's: volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. In this forum we encourage submissions that cover foundational advances in these four areas. We additionally seek papers that study the interplay of Big Data in the science and industry ecosystem, including infrastructure and frameworks, HPC, AI, convergence research, reproducibility, and data papers. Technical topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Models and Algorithms
  • Models and algorithms for big data analytics
  • Models and algorithms for big data driven AI
Data Systems Engineering
  • From campus to cloud for big data analytics
  • Cyberinfrastructure for big data
  • AI and high performance computing for big data
Big Data Management
  • Data quality and integrity
  • Provenance and workflows
Security and Privacy
  • System security and integrity
  • Privacy-preserving architectures and analytics
  • Usability / threat tradeoffs
Service Performance
  • Big data service performance evaluation
  • Big data application benchmarks
  • Big data service reliability and availability
  • Real-time big data services
Optimization and Visualization
  • Optimization algorithms and systems with big data
  • Visual analytics with big data
  • Social media data mining
Case Studies and Experiences
  • Big data for enterprise, government, and society
  • Big data for science and engineering research
  • Architectures and policies for preservation of scientific data
  • Case studies of value creation with open data
  • Data papers for data sets

Manuscript Guidelines and Submission Information

Please download the paper template in WORD or LaTeX.
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Language: English
Paper size and format: US Letter; Two-column format in the IEEE style
Page limit: Up to eight pages for peer review for regular papers; Up to three pages for a "work in progress" paper
Abstract Length: 1500 characters for a regular paper, and 500 characters for "work in progress" papers
Number of Keywords: between five to eight keywords for each paper
File format: Limit the size of a single PDF file to be 6MB

Note: Authors of the accepted regular papers will have available up to 10 pages for the final version of papers.

Anonymous Submissions: All conferences implement a double-blind reviewing process. Author names and affiliations should not appear in the paper. The authors should make a reasonable effort not to reveal their identities of institutional affiliations in the text, figures, photos, links, or other data that is contained in the paper. Authors' prior work should be preferably referred to in the third person; if this is not feasible, the references should be blinded. Submissions that violate these requirements will be rejected without review. The list of authors cannot be changed after the acceptance decision is made unless approved by the Program Chairs.

All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by the program committee. Accepted papers with confirmed registration and committed presentation will appear in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. Each conference/congress will publicly announce the winners of its Best Paper Award, and Best Student Paper Award. The authors of selected papers will be encouraged to submit extended and enhanced versions of their papers to the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) and other suitable journals.

Special note in regard to early submissions: Authors are invited to consider early submissions and only full/regular papers will be accepted. An early submitted paper which is accepted will be included in the proceedings. An early submitted paper which is rejected can be still revised and submitted to the normal submission deadline (whereas the normal papers cannot be resubmitted). If the authors of an early submitted paper which is rejected decide to resubmit their paper to the normal deadline, they will have to include an appendix (2 pages) describing how they have addressed the comments received by the reviewers on the early submission.

Submitted Regular and Workshop Papers will be limited to 8 (IEEE Proceedings style) pages and REQUIRED to be formatted using the IEEE Proceedings template. Submitted Work-In-Progress Papers will be limited to 3 (IEEE Proceedings style) pages. Unformatted papers and papers beyond the page limit may not be reviewed.

Submission Link

Please submit your Big Data Congress paper at EasyChair.org: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ieeebigdatacongress2.

Important Dates

Regular Papers:

Early paper submissions due: December 1, 2018
Review comments to authors of early submission papers: January 15, 2019
Normal paper submission due: February 4, 2019
Final notification to authors: March 15, 2019
Camera ready manuscripts due: April 1, 2019
Congress dates: July 8-13, 2019

IEEE Policy

Review Policy

IEEE 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, which that access provides. Contents 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 IEEE conferences 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 an IEEE conference, or accepting an invitation to present a paper, is expected to be present at the meeting to deliver the paper. In the event that circumstances unknown at the time of submission of a paper preclude its presentation by an author, the program chair should be informed on time, and appropriate substitute arrangements should be made. In some cases it may help reduce no-shows for the Conference to require advance registration together with the submission of the final manuscript.

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About the Technical Committee on Services Computing

Founded in 2003, IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on Services Computing (TCSVC) is a multidisciplinary group whose purpose is to advance and coordinate work in the field of Services Computing carried out throughout the IEEE in scientific, engineering, standard, literary and educational areas. IEEE TCSVC membership details are available at http://tab.computer.org/tcsvc/

Contact Information

Send inquiries to ieeecs DOT bigdata AT gmail DOT com.