[ecoop-info] [BDCAT'17] Paper Submission Extended - The 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies

Ningfang Mi ningfang at ece.neu.edu
Sun Jul 16 17:56:06 CEST 2017

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We would like to cordially invite you to submit a paper to the:

The 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing,
Applications and Technologies (BDCAT)

Date: December 5 – December 8, 2017

Location: Austin, Texas, USA

Website: http://bdcat-conference.org

*Important Dates: *

*Paper Submission Due: August 15, 2017 *
*Author Notification: *September 15, 2017
*Camera Ready Papers Due: *September 30, 2017
*Early Registration Deadline: *September 30, 2017
*Conference: *December 5 -December 8, 2017

The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications
and Technologies (BDCAT) is an annual conference series aiming to provide a
platform for researchers from both academia and industry to present new
discoveries in the broad area of big data computing and applications. The
first 3 events were held in London, Cyprus, and Shanghai. BDCAT 2017 will
be held in conjunction with the 10th IEEE/ACM International Conference on
Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2017) in Austin, Texas, USA.

Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts on a broad
range of topics related to big data science, computing paradigms, platforms
and applications.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

   1. I. Big Data Science

   - • Big Data Analytics
   - • Data Science Models and Approaches
   - • Algorithms for Big Data
   - • Big Data Search and Information Retrieval Techniques
   - • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Approaches
   - • Machine Learning Techniques for Big Data
   - • Big Data Acquisition, Integration, Cleaning, and Best Practices

• Big Data and Deep Learning in Physics, Information, HPC, HEP,
Astrophysics and related areas

   1. II. Big Data Infrastructures and Platforms

   - • Scalable Computing Models, Theories, and Algorithms
   - • In-Memory Systems and Platforms for Big Data Analytics
   - • Cyber-Infrastructure for Big Data
   - • Performance Evaluation Reports for Big Data Systems
   - • Storage Systems (including file systems, NoSQL, and RDBMS)
   - • Resource Management Approaches for Big Data Systems
   - • Many-Core Computing and Accelerators

   1. III. Big Data Applications

   - • Big Data Applications for Internet of Things
   - • Mobile Applications of Big Data
   - • Big Data Applications for Smart City
   - • Healthcare Applications such as Genome Processing and Analytics
   - • Scientific Application Case Studies on Cloud Infrastructure
   - • Big Data in Social Networks
   - • Data Streaming Applications

   1. IV. Big Data Trends and Challenges

   - • Fault Tolerance and Reliability

   - • Scalability of Big Data Systems
   - • Energy-Efficient Algorithms
   - • Big Data Privacy and Security
   - • Big Data Archival and Preservation

   1. V. Visualization of Big Data

   - • Visual Analytics Algorithms and Foundations
   - • Graph and Context Models for Visualization
   - • Analytics Reasoning and Sense-making on Big Data
   - • Visual Representation and Interaction
   - • Big Data Transformation, and Presentation

*Organizing Committee: *

*Honorary Chairs*

   -        Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
   -        Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
   -        Beng Chin OOI, National University of Singapore, Singapore

*General Chairs*

   -        Ashiq Anjum, University of Derby, UK
   -        Alan Sill, Texas Tech University, USA

*Program Committee Chairs*

   -        Xinghui Zhao, Washington State University Vancouver, USA
   -        Mohsen Farid, University of Derby, UK
   -        Shrideep Pallickara, Colorado State University, USA
   -        Jiannong Cao, The HongKong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

*Local Organizing Chair*

   -        Tim Cockerill, Texas Advanced Computing Center, USA
   -        Jerry Perez, Texas Tech University, USA
   -        Ravi Vadapalli, Texas Tech University, USA
   -        Zhangxi Lin, Texas Tech University, USA

*Publicity Chairs*

   -        David Chiu, University of Puget Sound, USA
   -        Ningfang Mi, Northeastern University, USA
   -        Gleb Radchenko, South Ural State University, Russia
   -        Andrei Tchernykh, CICESE Research Center, Mexico
   -        Yan Tang, Hohai University, China
   -        Iman Elghandour, Alexandria University, Egypt

*Technical Program Committee*

   -        Jong Hoon Ahnn, University of California, Los Angeles,  USA
   -        Adel Taweel, Birzeit University/King's College, London, UK
   -        Varun Soundararajan, Google, USA
   -        Daniel S. Katz, University of Chicago & Argonne National
   Laboratory, USA
   -        Robert Hsu Chung Hua University, Taiwan
   -        Dongfang Zhao, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
   -        Yin Zhang, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China
   -        Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University, Canada
   -        Robert Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
   -        Bo Sheng, University of Massachusetts Boston
   -        Jiayin Wang, University of Massachusetts Boston
   -        Rami Bahsoon, University of Birmingham, UK
   -        Marco Netto, IBM Research
   -        Xiao Chen, Jiangsu University, China
   -        Justin Wozniak, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
   -        Andre Luckow, BMW
   -        Dan Chen, Wuhan University, China
   -        Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz, University of Zaragoza, Spain
   -        Lee Gillam, University of Surrey, UK
   -        Been-Chian Chen,National University of Tainan,Taiwan
   -        Josef Spillner, Zurich University of Applied Sciences,
   -        Rajkumar Kettimuthu, Argonne National Lab and The University of
   Chicago, USA
   -        Paul Townend, University of Leeds, UK
   -        Guanjun Liu, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
   -        Yan Tang, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
   -        Mustafa Rafique, IBM Research, Ireland
   -        Nik Bessis, Edge Hill University, UK
   -        Tonglin Li, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
   -        Jie Cui, Anhui University, China
   -        Weidong Shi, University of Houston, USA
   -        Jose Brito, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
   -        Samer Al-Kiswany, The University of British Columbia, Canada
   -        Jie Cui,  Anhui University, Hefei, China
   -        Manzur Murshed, Federation University, Australia
   -        Silvio Pardi,Unviersity of Naples Federico II, Italy
   -        Richard Hill, University of Derby, UK
   -        Kune Raghavendra, ADRIN,DOS, India
   -        Sangmi Pallickara, Colorado State University, USA
   -        Patrick Glauner, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
   -        Said Jai Andaloussi, Casablanca Hassan II University, Morocco
   -        Blesson Varghese, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
   -        Jianwu Wang, University of Maryland, USA
   -        Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University, Canada
   -        Linlin You, Singapore University of Technology and Design
   -        Tariq Abdullah, University of Derby, UK
   -        Renyu Yang Beihang University, China
   -        Ahsan Javed Awan, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


*Ningfang MiAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Electrical and Computer
Engineering Northeastern Universitywww.ece.neu.edu/~ningfang

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