CFP: 4th International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2015)

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Call for Papers: 4th International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2015)
June 27 - July 2, 2015, New York, USA

Sponsored by the Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC), IEEE Computer Society

BigData Congress 2015 organizing committee invites you to participate in the 4th edition of BigData Congress, to be held on June 27 - July 2, 2015, New York City, USA

BigData Congress 2015 will be co-located with the following service-oriented sister conferences: the 8th IEEE 2015 International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2015), the 12th IEEE 2015 International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2015), the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2015), and the 4th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services (MS 2015). These co-located theme topic conferences will all revolve around "services," while each focusing on exploring different aspects (web-based services, cloud-based services, business services, mobile services, and Big Data services).

The technical program of BigData Congress 2015 will include a research track, an industry and application track, and a work-in-progress track. The tracks will highlight foundational work that strives to push beyond the limits of existing services economics platforms and products, including experimental efforts, innovative systems and investigations that identify weaknesses in the existing services economics models.

The BigData Congress 2015 tracks seek original, UNPUBLISHED research papers reporting substantive new work in various economic aspects of delivering services. Research track papers MUST clearly indicate their contributions to the field and properly cite related work in the field, such as those published in the proceedings of ICWS, SCC, CLOUD, SERVICES, APSCC, ECOWS, MS, and related journals including TSC, IJBD, JWSR, IJSC, IJCC, and IJBPIM.

Major topics include but 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
- Representation Formats for Multimedia Big Data

Big Data Architectures
- Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data
- Big Data as a Service
- Big Data Open Platforms
- Big Data in Mobile and Pervasive Computing

Big Data Management
- Big Data Persistence and Preservation
- Big Data Quality and Provenance Control
- Management Issues of Social Network Big Data

Big Data Protection, Integrity and Privacy
- Models and Languages for Big Data Protection
- Privacy Preserving Big Data Analytics
- Big Data Encryption

Security Applications of Big Data
- Anomaly Detection in Very Large Scale Systems
- Collaborative Threat Detection using Big Data Analytics

Big Data Search and Mining
- 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 for Enterprise, Government and Society
- Big Data Economics
- Real-life Case Studies of Value Creation through Big Data Analytics
- Big Data for Business Model Innovation
- Big Data Toolkits
- Big Data in Business Performance Management
- SME-centric Big Data Analytics
- Big Data for Vertical Industries (including Government, Healthcare, and Environment)
- Scientific Applications of Big Data
- Large-scale Social Media and Recommendation Systems
- Experiences with Big Data Project Deployments
- Big Data in Enterprise Management Models and Practices
- Big Data in Government Management Models and Practices
- Big Data in Smart Planet Solutions
- Big Data for Enterprise Transformation

All 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. Extended versions of selected research track papers will be invited for potential publication in the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC),  International Journal of Big Data (IJBD), International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), and International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM). Both TSC and JWSR are indexed by SCI and EI.

Submitted research track and application track manuscripts will be limited to 8 pages and REQUIRED to be formatted using the IEEE Proceedings template in WORD or Latex Package. Submitted Short Paper Track manuscripts will be limited to 4 pages. Unformatted papers and papers beyond the page limit will not be reviewed. Electronic submission of manuscripts (in PDF or Word format) is required. Detailed instructions for electronic paper preparation and submission, panel proposals, tutorial proposals, workshop proposals, and review process can be found at conference site.

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register to the conference and present the paper. One Best Paper award and one Best Student Paper award will be granted at BigData Congress 2015. The first author of the best student paper must be a full-time student.

If your paper is application or solution oriented, you can consider submitting it to BigData Congress 2015 Applications Track. Manuscripts submitted to the Research Track focusing on application or solution descriptions may be recommended to the Applications Track for further consideration if the session slots are available.

Important Dates

Research Track:
 Abstract Submission Deadline: February 10, 2015
 Full Paper Submission Due Date: February 24, 2015
 Decision Notification (Electronic): March 24, 2015
 Accepted Paper Camera-Ready Copy to the IEEE FTP Site Due Date: April 14, 2015

Application Track:
 Abstract Submission Deadline: February 10, 2015
 Full Paper Submission Due Date: February 24, 2015
 Decision Notification (Electronic): March 24, 2015
 Accepted Paper Camera-Ready Copy to the IEEE FTP Site Due Date: April 14, 2015

Short Paper Track:
 Abstract Submission Deadline: February 10, 2015
 Full Paper Submission Due Date: February 24, 2015
 Decision Notification (Electronic): March 24, 2015
 Accepted Paper Camera-Ready Copy to the IEEE FTP Site Due Date: April 14, 2015

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.

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About the Technical Committee on Services Computing
Founded in 2003, IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC) 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.

Services Computing has become a cross-discipline that covers the science and technology of bridging the gap between Business Services and IT Services. The underneath breaking technology suite includes Web services and service-oriented architecture (SOA), cloud computing, business consulting methodology and utilities, business process modeling, transformation and integration. This scope of Services Computing covers the whole lifecycle of services innovation research that includes business componentization, services modeling, services creation, services realization, services annotation, services deployment, services discovery, services composition, services delivery, service-to-service collaboration, services monitoring, services optimization, as well as services management. The goal of Services Computing is to enable IT services and computing technology to perform business services more efficiently and effectively.

Contact Information
If you have any questions or queries on SCC 2015, please send email to scc DOT ieeecs AT gmail DOT com.


Please join us at IEEE Services Computing Community ( Press the "Register" button to apply for a FREE IEEE Web Account. As a member, you will be permitted to login and participate in the community. This invitation allows you to join a community designed to facilitate collaboration among a group while minimizing e-mails to your inbox. As a registered member of the Services Computing Community, you can also access the IEEE Body of Knowledge on Services Computing (

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