SDMA 2018 : 5th Symposium on Data Mining Applications (SDMA2018)
Call For Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS
5th Symposium on Data Mining Applications (SDMA2018).
March 21-22, 2018
Prince Sultan University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
SDMA2018 website: http://info.psu.edu.sa/ResearchEvents/SDMA2018
The Symposium on Data Mining Applications (SDMA 2018) is aimed to gather researchers and Applications developers from a wide
range of Data Mining related areas such as statistics, computational intelligence, pattern recognition, databases, Big Data
and Visualization. The Symposium will provide opportunities for technical collaboration among data mining and machine learning
researchers in Saudi Arabia, GCC countries and Middle-East region. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality,
significance and quality of contribution.
Topics of Interest (SDMA2018)
Applications: Applications of data mining in domains including Parallel and advanced Databases, Social Networks, Web, Bioinformatics, Finance, Healthcare, Security.
Algorithms: Data Mining and Machine Learning Foundations, algorithms, models, and theory.
Text Mining: Semantic Analysis and Mining text in Arabic, semi-structured, spatio-temporal, streaming, graph, web, multimedia data .
Framework: Data mining frameworks, platforms and systems implementation.
Visualizations: Data visualization, modeling and recommendation.
Submission of Manuscript:
Authors are invited to submit full-length manuscript using the submission Link provided on EDAS at
The maximum length of manuscript is 16 pages with single column format including headers, figures,
tables and appendices. All submissions would undergo single blind review process prior to acceptance
for publication in Symposium proceedings.
Publication of Proceedings:
Accepted & presented papers will be published in the SDMA 2018 proceedings & submitted to Springer Advances
in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series. Springer AISC is indexed in ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP,
SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink.
Author Submission Guidelines
Authors are requested to follow the guidelines available at:
Template for Latex users is available at: ftp://ftp.springer.de/pub/tex/latex/svproc/authinst.pdf
Template for Word users is available at: ftp://ftp.springer.de/pub/tex/latex/llncs/word/splnproc1703.zip
Important Dates / Events
Paper submission deadline: December 24, 2017.
Paper notification: January 21, 2018
Camera Ready: February 11, 2018
Program: February 25, 2018
Authors are required to Register and present their paper in the event. Paper not presented would be removed
from the proceedings. Each registration for up to two papers per author will cost $100. For each additional
page over the limit of 16 pages, $25 would be charged.
SDMA2018 is Sponsored by Prince Sultan University, College of Computer and Info Sc., Ministry of Education.
It is technically co-sponsored by ACM Saudi Arabia Chapter.
Program Committee Chairs
Khaled Al Mustafa
Local Organization Chairs
Sarab Al Muhaideb
Technical Program Committee
A Khan, University Malaysia Sarawak
Abdelkrim Doufene, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ahmed Sameh, Prince Sultan University
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, ICAR-CNR and University of Calabria
El-Sayed El-Alfy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)
Husni Al-Muhtaseb, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Jianwei Niu, Beihang University
Lei Chen, HKUST, Hong Kong
Liang Xiao, Xiamen University
Mario Luca Bernardi, 2Research Centre on Software Technology (RCOST), University of Sannio
Muazzam Siddiqi, King Abdulaziz University
Mu-Chun Su, National Central University
Muhammad Khan, Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University
Muna Al-Razgan, King Saud University
Najla Alfaraj, College of Technological Studies
Noureddine Abbadeni, King Saud University
Panos Kalnis, KAUST
Qiben Yan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Raed Seetan, Slippery Rock University
Sabri Mahmoud, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Sameera Almulla, Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research (KUSTAR)
Sebastian Ventura, University of Cordoba
Shadi Banitaan, University of Detroit Mercy,
Shui Yu, Deakin University
Tamer Nadeem, Old Dominion University
Wenjia Li, New York Institute of Technology
William Glisson, University of South Alabama,
Yacine Rebahi, Fraunhofer Institut Fokus, Berlin
Yanjing Sun, China University of Mining and Technology
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