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NAS - IJCNN 2015 : Call for papers - Special Session on Neuro-Adaptive Systems for Big Data and Social Media Analysis


When Jul 12, 2015 - Jul 15, 2015
Where Killarney
Submission Deadline Jan 15, 2015
Notification Due Mar 15, 2015
Final Version Due Apr 15, 2015

Call For Papers

The ever increasing aspect of social networking and deployment of advanced digital sensors, to gather data particularly with high social content has interesting dimensions to be explored. The content variation in the data/media streams poses a challenging task to the data scientists in terms of adaptability required to capture the sense and context of the problem being addressed. The adaptability thus required has to cater multi-faceted issues. These issues pertain to considerations related to the 4V’s of Big Data (Volume, Variety, Velocity and Veracity).

The neuro-adaptive systems have been used in the past to capture the variation and to incorporate adaptiveness within the systems. The aim of this special session is to solicit contributions that are based on statistical learning, lazy learning, artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic based, evolutionary, genetic, knowledge system and adaptive algorithms designed to focus on Big Data, Social Media Analytics especially in the context of the topics listed for the special session.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

-Data Science and Social Analytics
-Emerging Technologies and their Complexities
-Modelling and Visualization
-Parallelization and Distributed Processing
-Personalized Digital Activities
-Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
-Author Profiling, Personality and Behavioral Predictions
-Ontology Analysis
-Web Content Mining
-Community Structure Prediction
-Trust Recommendation Modeling

Important Dates:

-Paper submission: January 15, 2015
-Paper decision notification: March 15, 2015
-Camera-ready submission: April 15, 2015
-Conference days: July 12-17, 2015


Authors are invited to submit their papers through the main IJCNN 2015 conference submission system at:

Please make sure to select the Special Session (SS24) under "S. SPECIAL SESSION TOPICS" in the "Main Research topic" drop-down list. Templates and detailed instructions for authors can be found at All papers submitted to the special session will be subject to the same peer-review procedure as regular papers. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Further information can be found at


-Mian M. Awais
Department of Computer Science, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, LUMS, Pakistan

-El-Sayed M. El-Alfy
Intelligent Systems Research Group, College of Computer Sciences and Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.

- Farookh K. Hussain
School of Software and Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

- Omer F Rana
Department of Computer Science & Informatics,
Cardiff University, UK.

- Paolo Rosso
Natural Language Engineering Lab, PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.

- Francisco Rangel
CTO at Autoritas Consulting
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