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COMAD 2012 : 18th International Conference on Management of Data


Conference Series : Conference on Management of Data
When Dec 14, 2012 - Dec 16, 2012
Where Pune, India
Submission Deadline Aug 10, 2012
Categories    databases

Call For Papers

18th International Conference on Management of Data (COMAD) 2012
Dec 14-16, 2012, Pune, India


COMAD invites the submission of original research contributions as well as proposals for demonstrations, industrial presentations, tutorials, and panels. COMAD's scope includes all areas of data management including Database Management Systems, Web and Information Retrieval, and Data Mining.

To encourage participation from junior research colleagues, COMAD 2012 will have a special "Work in Progress" track designed as a forum to present ongoing work and receive feedback. Only the abstracts of submissions in this track will be included in the proceedings of the conference. This will not preclude the authors from submitting the full version of their paper to another conference.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

Data Management Systems:
* Benchmarking and performance evaluation
* Data exchange and integration
* Database monitoring and tuning
* Data privacy and security
* Data quality, cleaning and lineage
* Data warehousing
* Managing uncertain, imprecise and inconsistent information
* Multilingual data management
* Novel data types
* Parallel and distributed databases
* Peer-to-peer data management
* Personalized information systems
* Storage and transaction management
* New data management architectures (e.g., data stream management and cloud)

Web and Information Retrieval:
* Categorization, clustering, and filtering
* Document representation and content analysis
* Information extraction and summarization
* IR theory, platform, evaluation
* Question answering and cross-language IR
* Web and IR
* Social network analysis

Data Mining:
* Novel data mining algorithms and foundations
* Innovative applications of data mining
* Data mining and KDD systems and frameworks
* Mining data streams and sensor data
* Mining multi-media, graph, spatio-temporal and semi-structured data
* Security and privacy in data mining
* High performance and parallel/distributed data mining
* Mining tera-/peta-scale data
* Visual data mining and data visualization

To ensure wide visibility for the material published at the conference, arrangements will be made with ACM SIGMOD for including the proceedings of the conference in the SIGMOD on-line archives. Two awards, for Best Paper and Best Student Paper, will be presented at the conference.


Research Papers: August 10, 2012, 10pm IST
(deadline extended due to severe power outages
in India)
Industrial Papers: August 10, 2012, 10pm IST
Work In Progress Papers: August 10, 2012, 10pm IST
Tutorial and Panel Proposals: August 10, 2012, 10pm IST
Demo Proposals: August 31, 2012, 10pm IST
Notification to Authors: September 21, 2012
Camera-ready Copies: October 18, 2012
Conference: December 14-16, 2012


The proceedings will be published by the Computer Society of India (CSI) and will also be available as part of ACM online proceedings. The entries will be indexed by DBLP.


General Chair: Chandrashekhar Sahasrabudhe, Persistent Systems, Pune
Program Chairs: Amr El Abbadi, University of California, Santa Barbara
Karin Murthy, IBM Research - Bangalore
Work in Progress Chair: Srikanta Bedathur, IIIT Delhi
Industry Chair: Sudarshan Murthy, The Else Institute, Portland, Oregon
Tutorial Chair: Maya Ramanath, IIT Delhi
Demo Chair: Sriram Raghavan, IBM Research - Bangalore
Panel Chair: Sharma Chakravarthy, The University of Texas at Arlington
Publication Chair: Arnab Bhattacharya, IIT Kanpur
Web Chair: Anand Joglekar, Ameya Software, Pune
Organizing Committee Chair: Arun Kadekodi, Soft Corner, Pune


Alfredo Cuzzocrea, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Anirban Mondal, IIIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
Arvind Arasu, Microsoft Research, Seattle, Washington
Balaraman Ravindran, IIT Madras, Chennai, India
Chetan Gupta, HP Labs, Palo Alto, California
Fan Wang, Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington
Hoda Mokhtar, Cairo University, Egypt
Maitreya Natu, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India
Mohamed Mokbel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
P Sreenivasa Kumar, IIT Madras, Chennai, India
Rajiv Ranjan, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Ralf Schenkel, Max Planck Institute, Saarbruecken, Germany
Ramanujam Halasipuram, IBM Research – Bangalore, India
Sameep Mehta, IBM Research – Delhi, India
Sanjay Chawla, The University of Sydney, Australia
Shridhara Aithal, The Else Institute, Bangalore, India
Sitaram Asur, HP Labs, Palo Alto, California
Sharma Chakravarthy, The University of Texas at Arlington
Sourav S Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Sudipto Das, Microsoft Research, USA
Sumit Negi, IBM Research – Delhi, India
Sunil Prabhakar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Qiong Luo, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Vaishali P. Sadaphal, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India
Vivek Narasayya, Microsoft Research, Seattle, Washington
Walid Aref, Purdue University, Indiana

Please see for further details including submission instructions.

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