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MCDMT 2018 : 3rd Workshop on Modeling, Computing and Data Handling for Marine Transportation (MCDMT 2018), July 23, 2018, Zakynthos, Greece


When Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 23, 2018
Where Zakynthos, Greece
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2018
Notification Due Jun 8, 2018
Final Version Due Jun 15, 2018
Categories    operational research   algorithms   information systems   data analysis

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

3rd Workshop on Modeling, Computing and Data Handling for Marine Transportation (MCDMT 2018), July 23, 2018, Zakynthos, Greece


in association with the

9th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications  ( IISA 2018 )

Workshop Chairs: Charalampos Konstantopoulos (University of Piraeus, Greece),  Grammati Pantziou (University of West Attica, Greece)

The Workshop on Modeling, Computing and Data Handling for Marine Transportation (MCDMT 2018) is going to take place in Zakynthos, Greece, on July 23, 2018, in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2018). Nowadays, advancements on Marine Transportation require the synergy of both computer science and maritime science and the technical focus of the workshop is upon the latest developments on Computing Methodologies for Marine Transportation.

Papers with novel theoretical as well as applied research are welcome for submission. We would like to invite papers addressing research efforts that aim at making sea transportation more effective and safer, targeting complex and large-scale optimization problems with conflicting criteria, requiring innovative solution techniques and ideas from mathematical optimization, theoretical computer science, massive data analysis and operations research.

Submissions are solicited in, but not limited to, the following areas:

- Graph and Network algorithms for Marine Transportation
- Combinatorial optimization techniques for Marine Transportation
- Weather Routing
- Environmentally Safe Shipping
- Safety and Security of Maritime Shipping
- Risk and Safety Analysis, Assessment and Prediction
- Piracy Protection
- GIS in Maritime Applications
- Spatiotemporal and Marine Data Handling
- Route Planning and Monitoring
- Maritime Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Applications: surveillance, maritime traffic control, anomaly detection, emergency management, situation recognition, etc.
- Decision Support Tools for Marine Transportation
- Integration of Heterogeneous Marine Data Sources

Important Dates

Paper Submission: June 1, 2018
Author Notification: June 8, 2018
Camera-Ready: June 15, 2018

Workshop Program Committee

Pierre Cariou, World Maritime University, France
Marco Cococcioni, University of Pisa, Italy
Ali Diabat, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE
Shahin Gelareh, University of Portsmouth, UK
Floris Goerlandt, Dalhousie University, Canada
Ignacy Kaliszewski, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Qiang Meng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rahimeh Neamatian Monemi, University of Southampton, UK
Tatsushi Nishi, Osaka University, Japan
Nikolaos Rachaniotis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Carlos Guedes Soares, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Zorica Stanimirovic, University of Beograd, Serbia
Joanna Szlapczynska, Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
Jin Wang, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Shuaian (Hans) Wang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Zaili Yang, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Instructions for Authors

Submitted papers should include original work not previously published or being under consideration in any journal, conference or other workshop. Papers should be submitted as a pdf file and follow the IEEE conference format, according to the general Instructions for Authors of IISA 2018. See the IISA2018 Instructions for Authors page for appropriate templates for both Latex and MS Word. Papers for MCDMT 2018 should be submitted through the general IISA2018 paper submission system (EasyChair).

Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE Proceedings of IISA2018 and will be included in the IEEE Xplore digital library (IEL, Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the workshop.

Journal Special Issue

In addition, authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their workshop paper for possible publication in a special issue of the Open Access Journal “Algorithms” ( The five best papers according to the reviewers’ reports will be exempt from article processing charges.

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