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Baltic DB&IS 2018 : 13th International Baltic Conference on Databases and Information Systems


When Jul 1, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018
Where Trakai, Lithuania
Abstract Registration Due Mar 19, 2018
Submission Deadline Apr 2, 2018
Notification Due May 7, 2018
Final Version Due May 19, 2018
Categories    enterprise and is engineering   architectures & quality of is   domain-specific is   etc.

Call For Papers

13th International Baltic Conference On Databases And Information Systems (Baltic DB&IS 2018)

1-4 July 2018, Trakai, Lithuania


The Baltic Conference on Databases and Information Systems is an international forum for researchers and developers focused on databases and information systems. The objective of this conference series is to bring together researchers, practitioners, and PhD students and provide an environment to present their work, discuss current issues and to exchange their ideas. The conference will feature original research and application papers on the theory and development of advanced information systems, which present everywhere and are thought of as cooperative networks of people, data, things, and services. Data management and analysis are fundamental for information systems, especially when the volume of data created globally is growing exponentially.

The Doctoral Consortium will be held in line with the main Conference.

This conference is continuing a series of successful biennial Baltic conferences on databases and information systems, which have been held in Trakai (1994), Tallinn (1996, 2002, 2008, 2014), Riga (1998, 2004, 2010, 2016), and Vilnius (2000, 2006, 2012).

DB&IS’2018 will take place in Trakai to remember its very origins – “Twenty Years After“. Trakai is a historic city and lake resort near Vilnius.


Submissions are invited on topics including, but not limited to, the following:

Concepts, models, methods, tools, and techniques in Enterprise and IS Engineering:
Business process management; Business process modeling, analysis, and engineering; Requirements engineering; Enterprise architecture and frameworks; Model-driven engineering; Aspect-oriented analysis and modeling; Domain-specific languages and tools; Blockchain technology; Advanced database systems; Reuse; Testing and validation.

Architectures and quality aspects of information systems:
Service-oriented IS; Multi-agent IS; Process-aware IS; Cloud-based IS; Multi-platform IS; Cyber-physical systems; Internet of things; Privacy, trust and security in information systems; Quality of services; Integration and interoperability; Distributed, mobile and open architecture.

Domain-specific information systems:
GIS; Medical IS; Legal IS; Educational IS.

Cyber-Social Systems:
Social computing technologies; Smart city; Smart government.

Big data and its analytics:
Big data applications; Big data integrity; Big data processing; Security and privacy in the era of data science and big data; Big data analysis and semantics; Data visualization.

Cognitive Computing:
Cognitive computing techniques using artificial intelligence, sophisticated pattern and speech recognition, and natural language processing; Machine learning; Neural networks; Big data and cognition; Big data infrastructure for cognition.

Knowledge, ontologies, data and knowledge management:
Knowledge representation; Ontology engineering; Enterprise ontology; Semantic web; Domain ontologies; Domain analysis and modeling; Education and training; Applications and case studies.


Authors are invited to submit:
a) original unpublished research papers and application experience papers up to 15 pages. Conference proceedings are planned to be published by Springer (final approval pending) in the series Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) indexed by SCOPUS and submitted for indexation in Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Post-conference proceedings of selected and extended papers will be published by IOS Press in the series Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications as Open Access EBook, indexed by SCOPUS and Web of Science.
b) short communications (experience reports, project overviews, etc.) up to 8 pages.
All submissions will be evaluated by at least three members of the international programme committee.

PhD students are invited to submit papers up to 8 pages describing their current work. Accepted Doctoral Consortium papers will be published in CEUR-workshop proceedings.

For additional information on paper submission, please refer to the conference website.


Organised by Vilnius University, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, and Lithuanian Computer Society.

General Chair:
Gintautas Dzemyda, Vilnius University, Lithuania

Programme Co-Chairs:
Audronė Lupeikienė, VU, Lithuania
Olegas Vasilecas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

Doctoral Consortium Chair:
Raimundas Matulevičius, University of Tartu, Estonia

Steering Committee:
Janis Bubenko (honorary member), Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, Sweden
Arne Sølvberg (honorary member), Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Juris Borzovs, University of Latvia, Latvia
Albertas Čaplinskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Jānis Grundspeņķis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Hele-Mai Haav, University of Technology, Estonia
Ahto Kalja, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Mārīte Kirikova, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Audronė Lupeikienė, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Raimundas Matulevičius, University of Tartu, Estonia
Olegas Vasilecas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

Programme Committee (to be extended):
Rajendra Akerkar, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway
Guntis Arnicāns, University of Latvia, Latvia
Liz Bacon, University of Greenwich, UK
Marko Bajec, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Romas Baronas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Jānis Bičevskis, University of Latvia, Latvia
M?ria Bielikov?, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Juris Borzovs, University of Latvia, Latvia
Boštjan Brumen, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Albertas Čaplinskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Vytautas Čyras, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Christine Choppy, University of Paris, France
Dalė Dzemydienė, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Johann Eder, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Wojciech Froelich, University of Silesia, Poland
Flavius Frasincar, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Giancarlo Guizzardi, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; Federal University of Esp?rito Santo (UFES), Brazil
Jānis Grabis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Jānis Grundspeņķis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Saulius Gudas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Hele-Mai Haav, University of Technology, Estonia
Władysław Homenda, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Zbigniew Huzar, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Ignacy Kaliszewski, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Ahto Kalja, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Dejan Lavbič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Innar Liiv, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Hui Ma, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Rainer Manthey, University of Bonn, Germany
Saulius Maskeliūnas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Florian Matthes, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Raimundas Matulevičius, University of Tartu, Estonia
Martin Nečask?, Charles University, Czech Republic
Laila Niedrite, University of Latvia, Latvia
Boris Novikov, St-Petersburg University, Russia
Vladimir A. Oleshchuk, University of Agder, Norway
Jaroslav Pokorn?, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Jolita Ralyte, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Tarmo Robal, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Gunter Saake, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany
Kurt Sandkuhl, University of Rostock, Germany
Simonas Šaltenis, Aalborg University, Denmark
Michał Śmiałek, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Kuldar Taveter, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Jaak Tepandi, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Damjan Vavpotič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hans Weigand, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Jelena Zdravkovic, Stockholm University, Sweden

Organising Chair:
Saulius Maskeliūnas, Vilnius University, Lithuanian Computer Society

Publicity Chair:
Saulius Gudas, Vilnius University

Organising Committee:
Justinas Janulevičius, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Bronius Jaskelevičius, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
Snieguolė Meškauskienė, Vilnius University
Jolanta Miliauskaitė, Vilnius University
Laima Paliulionienė, Vilnius University
Aidas Žandaris, Lithuanian Computer Society, Vilnius University


March 19, 2018 - Abstract submission deadline
April 2, 2018 - Paper submission deadline
June 4, 2018 - Author notification
June 18, 2018 - Camera-ready paper submission deadline for conference proceedings
Nov. 19, 2018 - Camera-ready paper submission deadline for conference selected papers
July 1-4, 2018 - Conference
July 1, 2018 - Doctoral consortium

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