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CALL FOR PAPERS - SIMBig 2021
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SIMBig 2021 - 8th International Conference on Information Management and Big Data
October 28-30, 2021 - Online conference 
Free of Cost: no fees associated with Publication and Registration
 

http://simbig.org/SIMBig2021/
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OVERVIEW
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SIMBig 2021 seeks to present new methods of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science, and related fields, for analyzing, managing, and extracting insights and patterns from large volumes of data. For instance, AI has been used to predict ICU transfers, detect patients at risk of diseases, etc.


DEVELOP INSIGHTS FOR THE COVID-19 CRISIS
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SIMBig 2021 encourages studies as response to COVID-19: methods to leverage data and evidence in the fight against the global pandemic, with an emphasis on late-breaking topics such as vaccination, long-COVID, mental health, the global response, and preparing for the next pandemic.


KETYNOTE SPEAKERS
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  • Marinka Zitnik Marinka Zitnik, Harvard University, USA
  • Andrei Broder Andrei Broder, Google, USA
  • Jiawei Han Jiawei Han, University of Illinois, USA
  • Vipin Kumar Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Jian Pei Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Jean Vanderdonckt Jean Vanderdonckt, UniversitĂ© catholique de Louvain, Belgium

PUBLICATION
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All accepted papers of SIMBig 2021 (tracks including) will be published with Springer CCIS Series (to be confirmed).


Springer

IMPORTANT DATES
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  • August 7, 2021 --> Papers submission deadline
  • September 24, 2021 --> Notification of acceptance
  • October 23, 2021 --> Camera-ready versions
  • October 28-30, 2021 --> Online conference

TOPICS OF INTEREST
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SIMBig 2021 has a broad scope. We invite contributions on theory and practice, including but not limited to the following technical areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • Data Science 
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing 
  • Semantic Web
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Data-driven Software Engineering
  • Information Retrieval
  • Ontologies and Knowledge Representation
  • Social Networks and Social Web
  • Information Visualization
  • OLAP and Business intelligence

SPECIAL TRACKS
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SIMBig 2021 proposes two special tracks in addition to the main conference:

  • SNMAM - Social Network and Media Analysis and Mining 
  • DISE - Data-drIven Software Engineering 

CONTACT
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SIMBig 2021 General Chairs