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KES-IS20 2020 : KES 2020 Special Session - IS20- Preventing risks and analysing events through social media analysis


When Sep 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
Where Verona, Italy
Submission Deadline Apr 3, 2020
Notification Due May 1, 2020
Final Version Due May 29, 2020
Categories    NLP   information retrieval

Call For Papers

CFP – Session in KES - Preventing risks and analysing events through social media analysis

KES 2020 Special Session - IS20- Preventing risks and analysing events through social media analysis in
24th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
Verona, Italy, 16-18 September 2020

Important dates:
Submission of papers: 3 April 2020
Notification of acceptance: 1 May 2020
Final paper publication files to be received by: 29 May 2020

Within the scope of the KES conference, this session specifically addresses the security-related domains of (a) preventing risks and making alerts (b) assisting the analysis and understanding of events, through automatic social media analysis.

Among the applications, we can quote as examples:
- Depression detection
- Rumour detection
- Extremist content or propaganda detection
- Fake news and conspiracy theory detection
- Organised crime and cybercrime
- Art, goods, and human traffic

Among the research challenges, we can quote (although not limited to):
- Entity linking
- Information extraction
- Cross-media analysis
- Community detection
- Video analysis
- Weak signal detection
- Visual representation
- Information summarization
- Ethics

The format of the submissions is the same as in the general KES conference and should present original research work (more details at

The conference proceedings will be published in Elsevier's Procedia Computer Science open access journal, available in ScienceDirect and submitted to be indexed/abstracted in CPCi (ISI conferences and part of Web of Science), Engineering Index, and Scopus. This conference is ranked B in Core Portal.

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