KICSS: Knowledge, Information, and Creativity Support Systems



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Event When Where Deadline
KICSS 2021 The Sixteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 24, 2021 - Nov 26, 2021 Bangkok, Thailand & Online Aug 20, 2021
KICSS 2020 15th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support System
Nov 25, 2020 - Nov 27, 2020 online Aug 1, 2020
KICSS 2019 The 14th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 21, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Aug 31, 2019
KICSS 2018 13th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 15, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018 Pattaya, Thailand Aug 31, 2018
KICSS 2015 The Tenth International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 12, 2015 - Nov 14, 2015 Phuket, Thailand May 15, 2015
Nov 6, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014 Limassol, Cyprus Sep 10, 2014
KICSS 2013 8th International Conference on Knowledge, Information, and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 7, 2013 - Nov 9, 2013 Kraków, Poland Jul 29, 2013
KICSS 2012 7th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 8, 2012 - Nov 10, 2012 Melbourne, Australia Mar 26, 2012
KICSS 2011 The 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Oct 22, 2011 - Oct 24, 2011 Beijing, China Jun 30, 2011
KICSS 2010 The Fifth International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Nov 25, 2010 - Nov 27, 2010 Chiang Mai, Thailand Aug 9, 2010
KICSS 2008 Third International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems
Dec 22, 2008 - Dec 23, 2008 Hanoi, Vietnam Aug 30, 2008

Present CFP : 2021

The Sixteenth International Conference on Knowledge,
Information and Creativity Support Systems
(KICSS 2021)
Bangkok, Thailand & Online
November 24-26, 2021

Submission: August 20, 2021
Acceptance Notification: September 10, 2021
Camera-Ready Submission: September 25, 2021
Conference Dates: November 24-26, 2021
Conference Website:

The Sixteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems aims to facilitate technology and knowledge exchange between International researchers/scholars in the field of knowledge science, information systems, and system science and creativity support systems intensively in November 2021. The conference will cover a broad range of research topics in the fields of knowledge engineering and science, information technology, creativity support systems and complex system modeling. They include, but are not limited to:

Anticipatory networks, systems, and decisions
Autonomous creative systems
Cognitive/psychological issues in creativity research
Collaborative activities in living labs
Collaborative idea generation and creativity
Collaborative knowledge creation
Collaborative working environments for creativity
Complex system modelling
Computer supported creativity
Creative approaches to model technology evolution
Creative business models and conflict resolution
Creative coordination/cooperation mechanisms
Creative decision processes and interaction techniques
Creative model building and social computing
Creative reasoning and decision making
Creative research environments
Creative visualization of data and knowledge
Creativity in finance, health care, social media, Cloud
Creativity in augmented reality, mobile applications
Creativity measurement, Creativity vs. rationality
Creativity support systems, transfer and stimulation
Creativity-enhancing interfaces
Creativity-oriented info. system architectures
Decision making and collaborative games
Decision sciences, decision support systems (DSS)
Discovery of opportunities, threats and challenges
Foresight support systems (FSS)
Future Internet and knowledge-based society
Future exploration and modeling
Future perspectives of creativity support
Game-theoretical aspects of knowledge
General creative systems (GCS)
Group recommendation, and advise
Heuristics and general problem solving
Image processing and its applications
Information fusion and Information quality
Knowledge extraction, creation, and acquisition
Knowledge management and integration
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Knowledge verification and validation
Machine learning and deep learning
Malicious creativity in the web
Mathematical models of creative processes
Multi-interdisciplinary in creativity research
Multi-criteria decision making
Natural language processing / generation
Natural language understanding
Non-monotonic reasoning, reasoning about knowledge
Ontology creation and management
Open innovation, organizational learning
Recommender systems, preference modeling
Scientific information management
Search for a compromise in multi-criteria
Social computing, trust modeling
Social factors of collaborative creativity
Software-based stimulation of creativity
Supervised and semi-supervised learning
Uncertainty modeling and world models
Virtual environment design
Visual analytics and intelligent user interfaces
Web intelligence tools

Special Session on Urban Computing
Architectures/protocols for smart metering
Crowdsourced data acquisition in the city
Enhancing city quality of life by mobile services
Metering infrastructure and smart cites
Mining data in heterogeneous environments
Monitoring big/linked data metering
Navigating the urban jungle with smart phones
Reliability and security/trust in urban metering
Semantic sensing for urban information gathering
Smart buildings and green-oriented sensing
Smart grid and urban energy distribution
Standards for smart urban metering
Urban computing and smart cities
Urban computing and the Internet of Things
Urban utility metering and sensing urban mobility
User-data interaction

Special Session on Big Data Analytics

Architectural design for big data
Big data ethics, big data governance
Clustering of big data, data centric networking
Conceptual and cognitive models for analytics
Data fusion and multi modal analytics
Data management in clouds
Data models for big data analytics
Domain-specific analytics, security analytics
Index structures for big data analytics
Interaction design for exploratory analytics
Machine learning techniques for big data
Model discovery from big data
NoSQL and non-standard data models
Physical data organization for big data
Predictive modeling, topic modeling
Privacy issues in big data analytics
Programming models for big data analytics
Query languages and paradigms
Rule mining from big data and streaming data
Scalability and performance issues
Semantics and intelligent analysis of big data
Standards for data centers
Summarization and materialized views
Unstructured and semi-structured data mining
Visual analytics

Paper Submission
All submitted papers must be original contributions that neither have been submitted to any other conference or journal, nor will be submitted to any other conference or journal during the review process. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the KICSS 2021 Conference Proceedings in an indexed repository. The first page should include the paper title, the names and the complete mailing addresses of all authors, and the e-mail address of the corresponding author. Each paper should consist of up to 200-word abstract, up to 5 keywords. No page number should be printed. All the text, figures and reference must be between 4-6 double-column A4 pages with font size of 10 pts. Authors MUST use the manuscript submission guidelines on the conference web for their initial submissions. All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format only, using the conference management tool. The submitted papers must not be published or under consideration to be published elsewhere. Short papers and poster papers will be published in a proceedings and will be invited to JIIST journal (
Special Issue
A number of selected papers will be considered to publish in a special issue of a journal with impact factor.

Host and Co-Host

AI Association of Thailand
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
(SIIT, Thammasat University, Thailand)
Thailand National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC, Thailand)
Chulalongkorn University (CU, Thailand)
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST, Japan)

Honorary Co-Chair
Thammasat Rector (SIIT, Thailand)
Chai Wutiwiwatchai (NECTEC, Thailand)
Susumu Kunifuji (JAIST, Japan)

General Co-Chair
Thanaruk Theeramunkong, TU, Thailand
Thepchai Supnithi (NECTEC, Thailand)
Takayuki Ito, Kyoto University, Japan
International Advisory Committee
Takeo Higuchi (IMS Institute, Japan)
Ho Tu Bao (JAIST, Japan)
Pham Tho Hoan (Hanoi National U. of Education)
Chang Duk Jung (Korea University, Korea)
Vincent C.S. Lee (Monash University, Australia)
Kok-Leong Ong (Deakin University, Australia)
Andrzej M.J.,Skulimowski (AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Ford Lumban Gaol (Binus University, Indonesia)
Takanobu Otsuka (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

Program Co-Chair
Tessai Hayama (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
Hashimoto Kiyota, PSU, Thailand

Local Organizing Co-Chair
Natsuda Kaothanthong, SIIT, Thammasat U.
Thaweesak Yingthawornsuk, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Sasiporn Usanavasin, SIIT, TU, Thailand

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