DaWaK 2016

18th International Conference on
Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery - DaWaK 2016

Porto, Portugal
September 5 - 8, 2016

Submission Deadline (incl. abstract submission): March 31, April 7, 2016

The best papers from DAWAK '16 will be expanded and revised for possible inclusion in:

  • Distributed and Parallel Databases, Springer.
  • Transactions on Large-scale Data- and Knowledge Centered Systems - TLDKS,

Submissions presenting current research work on both theoretical and practical aspects of Big Data, Knowledge Discovery are encouraged. Submissions on industrial applications and experiences are also highly encouraged.

Track 1 - Research:

  • Big Data Query Languages and Optimization
  • Big Data Analytics and User Interfaces
  • Big Data Indexing and Storing
  • Big Data Analytics: algorithms, techniques, and systems
  • Big Data Quality and Provenance Control
  • Social Networking Data Graph Management
  • Visualization Analytics for Big Data
  • Big Data Searching and Discovery
  • Big Data Management for Mobile Applications
  • Scalability and Parallelization using Mapreduce and beyond
  • Analytics for the Cloud Infrastructure
  • Analytics for Unstructured, Semi-structured, and Structured Data
  • Semantic for Big Data Intelligence
  • Analytics for Temporal, Spatial, Spatio-temporal, and Mobile Data
  • Analytics for Data Streams and Sensor Data
  • Analytics for Big Multimedia Data
  • Analytics for Social Networks
  • Real-time/Right-time and Event-based Analytics
  • Privacy and Security in Cloud Intelligence
  • Reliability and Fault tolerance in Cloud Intelligence
  • Big Data Application Design and Deployment
  • Data Mining Techniques: Clustering, Classification, Association Rules, Decision Trees, etc.
  • Data and Knowledge Representation
  • Knowledge Discovery Framework and Process, Including Pre- and Post-processing
  • Integration of Data Warehousing, OLAP and Data Mining
  • Integrating Constraints and Knowledge in the KDD Process
  • Exploring Data Analysis, Inference of Causes, Prediction
  • Evaluating, Consolidating, and Explaining Discovered Knowledge
  • Statistical Techniques for Generation a Robust, Consistent Data Model
  • Interactive Data Exploration/Visualization and Discovery
  • Languages and Interfaces for Data Mining
  • Big Data Data Mining Trends, Opportunities and Risks
  • Big Data Mining from Low-quality Information Sources

Track 2 - Industry and Application:

  • Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery Tools
  • Big Data Deployment Industrial Experiences
  • Big Data Applications in Scientific, Government, Healthcare, Bioinformatics, Smart City, etc.
  • Big Data Analytics Applications in E-commerce and Web Technology for Finance, Healthcare, Marketing, Telecommunications, etc
  • Big Data for Intrusion/Fraud Detection
  • Big Data and Business Process Intelligence (BPI)
  • Big Data in Enterprise Management Models and Practices

Paper Submission Details

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers representing original, previously unpublished work. Papers should be submitted in PDF or Word format. Submission Online at: DaWaK 2016 Submission site starting in January 2016.

Submissions must conform to Springer's LNCS format and should not exceed 14 pages. All accepted papers will be published in LNCS by Springer-Verlag.

Authors of selected best papers from DaWaK 2016 will be invited to submit the extended paper for special issues of Distributed and Parallel Databases and LNCS Transactions on Large-Scale Data and Knowledge-Centered Systems.

For further inquiries, contact the DaWaK 2016 PC chairs


  • Submission of abstracts: March 17, 2016 (optional)
  • Submission of full papers: March 31, 2016 --- April 7, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance: May 19, 2016  --> May 21, 2016
  • Camera-ready copies due: June 09, 2016

Program Chairs


Program Committee:

Abelló, Alberto (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)
Agrawal, Rajeev (North Carolina A&T State University, United States)
Al-Kateb, Mohammed (Teradata Labs, United States)
Amagasa, Toshiyuki (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Bach Pedersen, Torben (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Baralis, Elena (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Bellatreche, Ladjel (ENSMA, France)
Ben Yahia, Sadok (Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, France)
Bernardino, Jorge (ISEC - Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal)
Bhatnagar, Vasudha (Delhi University, India)
BOUKHALFA, Kamel (USTHB, Algeria)
Boussaid, Omar (University of Lyon, France)
Bressan, Stephane (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Buchmann, Erik (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
Chakravarthy, Sharma (The University of Texas at Arlington, United States)
Cremilleux, Bruno (Université de Caen, France)
Cuzzocrea, Alfredo (University of Trieste, Italy)
Davis, Karen (University of Cincinnati, United States)
Diamantini, Claudia (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Dobra, Alin (University of Florida, United States)
Dou, Dejing (University of Oregon, United States)
Dyreson, Curtis (Utah State University, United States)
Endres, Markus (University of Augsburg, Germany)
Estivill-Castro, Vladimir (Griffith University, Australia)
Furfaro, Filippo (University of Calabria, Italy)
Furtado, Pedro (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, Portugal)
Goda, Kazuo (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Golfarelli, Matteo (DISI - University of Bologna, Italy)
Greco, Sergio (University of Calabria, Italy)
Hara, Takahiro (Osaka University, Japan)
Hoppner, Frank (Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
Ishikawa, Yoshiharu (Nagoya University, Japan)
Josep, Domingo-Ferrer (University Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
Kalogeraki, Vana (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
Kim, Sang-Wook (Hanyang University, Korea, Rep.)
Lechtenboerger, Jens (Westfalische Wilhelms - Universitat Munster, Germany)
Lehner, Wolfgang (Dresden University of Technology, Germany)
Leung, Carson K. (The University of Manitoba, Canada)
Maabout, Sofian (University of Bordeaux, France)
Madria, Sanjay Kumar (Missouri University of Science and Technology,USA, United States)
Marcel, Patrick (Université François Rabelais Tours, France)
Mondal, Anirban (Shiv Nadar University, India)
Morimoto, Yasuhiko (Hiroshima University, Japan)
Onizuka, Makoto (Osaka University, Japan)
Papadopoulos, Apostolos (Aristotle University, Greece)
Patel, Dhaval (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India)
Rao, Praveen (University of Missouri-Kansas City, United States)
Ristanoski, Goce (National ICT Australia, Australia)
Rizzi, Stefano (University of Bologna, Italy)
Sapino, Maria Luisa (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy)
Sattler, Kai-Uwe (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)
Simitsis, Alkis (HP Labs, United States)
Taniar, David (Monash University, Australia)
Teste, Olivier (IRIT, University of Toulouse, France)
Theodoratos, Dimitri (New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States)
Vassiliadis, Panos (University of Ioannina, Greece)
Wang, Guangtao (School of Computer Engineering, NTU, Singapore, Singapore)
Weldemariam, Komminist (IBM Research Africa , Kenya)
Wrembel, Robert (Poznan University of Technology, Poland)
Zhou, Bin (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States)

to be completed.
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