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MEDI 2014: Preliminary Call for Papers

From: George Angelos Papadopoulos <george@cs.ucy.ac.cy>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2013 16:33:36 +0200
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(MEDI 2014)

Lordos Beach Hotel, Larnaca, Cyprus 

24-26 September, 2014


The main objective of the conference is to provide a forum for the dissemination of
research accomplishments and to promote the interaction
and collaboration of research communities issued from modelling and system
modelling on the one hand and data and data modelling on the other hand.
MEDI 2014 provides an international infrastructure for the presentation of
research results and experimentations on models and data theory, development of
advanced technologies related to models and data and their
advanced applications and case studies. This international scientific event,
initiated by researchers from Euro-Mediterranean countries, aims also at
promoting the creation of north-south scientific networks, projects and 
faculty/student exchanges and of other parts of the world as well. 

Aim and Scope 

Specific areas of interest to MEDI'2014 include but are not limited to:

Modelling and Models Engineering:
- Design of General-purpose Modelling Languages and Related Standards 
- Model Driven Engineering, Modelling Languages, Meta-modelling, Model

Transformation, Model Evolution:
- Formal Modelling, Verification and Validation, Analysis, Testing 
- Ontology Based Modelling, Role of Ontologies in Modelling Activities 
- Model Manipulation and models as first objects
- Heterogeneous modelling, model integration and interoperability
- Applications and case studies

Data Engineering:
- Heterogeneous data, data Integration and Interoperability 
- Distributed, Parallel, Grid, Peer to Peer, Cloud Databases 
- Data Warehouses and OLAP, Data Mining 
- Database System Internals, Performance, Self-tuning Benchmarking
   and Testing 
- Database Security, Personalization, Recommendation 
- Web Databases, Ontology Based Databases, PDMS
- Applications and case studies 

Modeling for Data Management:
- New Models and Architectures for Databases and Data Warehouses 
- Modeling and Quality of Data 
- Modeling for Enhancing Sharing Data 
- Models for Explicit and Implicit Semantics based Data Optimization 
- Model Reification, Model Repositories 
- Modeling Non Functional Properties of Systems 
- Data as models and Models as Data
- Service based data management and service oriented applications
- Models for data Monitoring 
- Urbanization of Database Applications 

Applications and tooling:
- Industry transfer, experiences
- Data and Model manipulation and tooling 
- Modelling tools and experimentation

Conference Location 

Lordos Beach Hotel, Larnaca 

Submission Guidelines and Instructions 

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers representing 
original, previously unpublished work. Papers should be submitted in PDF or
Word format. Submissions must conform to Springer's LNCS format and should
not exceed 12 pages (including all text, figures, references and appendices).
Authors who want to buy extra pages may submit a paper up to 15 pages with
the indication that the authors will purchase extra pages if the paper is
accepted. Submissions which do not conform to the LNCS format and/or which
do exceed 12 pages (or up to 15 pages with the extra page purchase 
commitment) will be rejected without reviews. Submitted papers will be 
carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and
clarity of exposition. All accepted papers will be published in Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS) by Springer-Verlag. Duplicate submissions are not
allowed. A submission is considered to be a duplicate submission if it is 
submitted to other conferences/workshops/journals or it has been already
accepted to be published in other conferences/workshops/journals. Duplicate
submissions thus will be automatically rejected without reviews. Submissions
require explicit consent from all listed authors. 

Important Dates

Abstract submission: April 14, 2014 
Full-paper submission: April 21, 2014  
Acceptance notification: June 16, 2014  
Camera Ready: July 7, 2014 

Paper Publication  

All accepted papers will be published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science
(LNCS) by Springer-Verlag. Best papers will be invited for submission in a
special issue of a recognized international journals (under discussion).

Keynotes Speakers

Mukesh MOHANIA, IBM, INDIA : Data and Data models
Dominique MERY, Loria, Nancy, France: Models and system modelling

Conference Organization 

General Chairs  
Ladjel Bellatreche, ENSMA, Poitiers University, France  
George A. Papadopoulos, Department of Computer Science, University of

Programme Committee Chair
Yamine At Ameur, ENSEEIHT/IRIT, Toulouse, France

Local Organizing Chair
Mr. Petros Stratis (EasyConferences, LTD), Finance Chair

Program Committee 


For further inquiries, contact the MEDI 2014 PC Chair: 
Yamine At Ameur (yamine@n7.fr)

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