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SNSS 2016 : Social Network and Surveillance for Society, Springer


When Oct 30, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
Where N.A.
Abstract Registration Due Mar 15, 2016
Submission Deadline May 30, 2016
Notification Due Jun 30, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 20, 2016
Categories    computer science   data mining   social networks   computer vision

Call For Papers

Call for Chapters for the book Social Network and Surveillance for Society T. Ozyer and S. Bakshi (Eds.) to be published in Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Springer Series Editors: R. Alhajj and U. Glässer
Social networks have emerged in the last decade as an indispensable tool in daily life. Development of social networks has a high impact on society. A data stored in social network and its connectivity information has a significant role to play as forensic evidence against a crime. Social networking data have been useful to provide surveillance for the society. Government and judiciary system have many a times accepted the data from social network as official evidence. Surveillance technologies like biometric recognition, gesture identification have found applications in social networks.
The book will serve as a platform to cover the recent technical advancements and social issues regarding social networks and its importance in surveillance of the society, especially considering today's state-of-the art technologies. This call for chapters invites a. Original research articles, b. Case studies, c. Review articles, d. Analysis and opinion pieces in the aforementioned domain.

Scope of the Book:
 Social computing and graph theory (Sociograms),
social interaction analysis
 Social network modeling and issues
 Anonymity and privacy in social networks
 Data indexing, mining, and classification technologies
 Distributed and concurrent access to social networks
 Authentication and security in social networks
 Data storage architecture in social networks
 Hacking in social networks, fraud detection and fault prevention
 Apps for accessing social networks from mobile devices
 Face recognition, video conference, games and other applications in social networks
 Social networks for forensic evidences
 Social networks for surveillance of society
 Visual surveillance through images and videos
 Biometric recognition and terrorist identification from social network footprint
 Broadcasting of events through social network
 Future of social networks

Important Dates:
Abstract submission: 15-Mar-2016
Initial review and feedback: 15-Apr-2016
Full chapter submission: 30-May-2016
Notification of decision: 30-Jun-2016
Camera ready submission: 20-Jul-2016
Submission Guidelines:
The manuscript should be prepared using springer LNCS format. The guidelines can be found here. The LaTeX template can be found here and MS Word template can be found here. Chapters with 12-18 pages (in LNCS format) including all text, tables, figures, illustrations, and references are desired.
Authors can email their submissions (PDF manuscript as well as the LaTeX or MS Word source files) to the editors with a mail titled “Submission for Social Network and Surveillance for Society, Springer” at

Guest Editors:
Dr. Tansel Ozyer
Department of Computer Engineering
TOBB University, Turkey

Dr. Sambit Bakshi
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India,

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