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ISMW (FRUCT'26) 2020 : FRUCT'26 session on Intelligence, Social Media and Web


When Apr 23, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020
Where Yaroslavl (Russia)
Submission Deadline Feb 28, 2020
Notification Due Mar 23, 2020
Final Version Due Mar 30, 2020
Categories    information retrieval   natural language processing   social computing   social networks

Call For Papers

The FRUCT session on Intelligence, Social Media and Web (ISMW) will be held in Yaroslavl (Russia) on 23-24 April 2020

This session aims to discuss the fundamental and applied problems in social media, artificial intelligence, natural language and multimedia processing, and crowdsourcing technologies. The main goal of this event is to unite researchers who study social interactions on the Internet, as well as researchers from the related fields without whose contribution the study of social networks would become difficult or impossible. Our task is to discuss how to analyze the digital traces left behind by a person's activities and what conclusions can be made based on this analysis.

We welcome researchers from both humanities and technical sciences who study social networks and social interactions on the Internet, the relationship between the virtual and real-world identities. The task is to create an interdisciplinary platform for the integration of artificial intelligence and data mining approaches with sociological, psychological and linguistic studies. The event focuses on two main points: (1) integration of data mining and social mining approaches with the approaches from humanities and other technical disciplines, (2) integration of the natural language/multimedia processing with the personalized services on the Web.

The session continues a series of events including the 1st Intensive Social Media Week (2015), the AINL-ISMW FRUCT conference (2015) and the ISMW FRUCT school and conference (2016), ISMW seminars 2017-2019.

Young scientists and researchers from scientific centers, students and graduates, as well as industrial partners are welcome to participate.

Topics of interest include the following subject areas:

• Social Mining
• Deception Detection and Personality Recognition
• Authorship and Profiling
• Social Copying Detection
• Social Media Metrics
• Data Mining for Social Networks, Multimedia and Natural Language Processing
• Sociology, Psychology, Marketing Studies of Social Networks and Social Media
• Information Retrieval in Social Media
• Crowdsourcing Technologies

Young scientists and researchers from scientific centers, students and graduates, as well as industrial partners are welcome to participate. Early registration is a cost effective way to participate in the ISMW session and the 26th IEEE FRUCT conference. All session papers will be published Open Access in FRUCT proceeding at no additional cost (available for free under a CC BY-ND license download from FRUCT proceedings catalog). The session posters and demos can be presented on the FRUCT26 Demo Session (April 23, 2020).

Call for papers and presentations

You can select one of the following 3 types of submissions:
- Full papers (min 6 full pages and up to 12 pages), deadline February 28, 2020;
- Short papers (min 2 pages, max 6 pages), deadline February 28, 2020;
- Poster or demo summary (min 200 words, max 4 pages), by April 13, 2020.

Traditionally FRUCT doesn't provide deadline extension, as instead, we have early-bird submissions mechanism. But if authors need a couple of extra days to finalize a paper, please send in advance email to info(at) and we will try to arrange it so that you can finalize your work.

The review process is organized as follows:
- Full papers get at least 3 reviews by the Technical Committee
- Short papers and Poster/demo summaries get at least 2 reviews by the Technical Committee
- The review process is organized as the single-blind review
- The acceptance rate is below 45% (5 years)
- Authors of selected best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to be published in partner journals.

Please note that some papers submitted as Full Papers can be recommended for publication in ACM section (AKA WiP) of the proceedings. ACM section includes papers that have passed the quality check but didn't get in top 40% of the papers based on the average score. This will be a normal publication, but with less guaranteed indexing (read more: To increase your chance to get your paper accepted as Full Paper, we recommend to submit it by the Early bird submission deadline, as this way you always will have a second chance to improve the paper and get another round of review. The conference language is English.

*The Early bird submission deadline: February 7, 2020.

Please note that one person can be a coauthor of at maximum 3 submissions of all types: Submit

Conference dates: 20-24 April 2020
ISMW session dates: 23-24 April 2020
Conference location: Yaroslavl, Russia
Short Paper submission deadline: 28 February 2020
Full Paper Submission deadline: 28 February 2020
Notification of acceptance date: 23 March 2020
Camera-ready submission deadline: 30 March 2020
Authors registration deadline: 30 March 2020
Demos/Posters submission deadline: 13 April 2020

All submitted papers will be peer reviewed by the Technical Committee. Please note that all Full Paper submissions shall have at least 6 full pages and the last page cannot contain only Acknowledgments and References (at least some text of the main paper, e.g., part of Conclusions, shall be on page 6).

FRUCT conference is a recognized high quality scientific event. FRUCT has good rating in national systems, e.g., Finnish (JUFO=1, JufoID: 72707), Norwegian (NSD=1), Danish (BFI=1, ID: 8782540).

N.B. Please note that we cannot guaranty indexation in Scopus for Short Papers and papers from ACM section. If Scopus indexing is mandatory for you then make sure that your paper is accepted as Full Paper. Authors of all accepted papers must register to the conference, pay registration fee by the author's deadline and present paper at the conference, as otherwise, the paper will get technical reject.

Authors of top Short or Work in Progress papers get invite to make free of charge extended versions of the paper in the partner journal, which is included in all major indexes.

RG-01: FREE - Individuals registered as FRUCT members, if registered before March 30, 2020
RG-02: 150 EUR - Registration before March 30, 2020 for IEEE members OR representatives of FRUCT member universities
RG-03: 250 EUR - Early bird full registration, if registered before March 30, 2020
RG-04: 250 EUR - Registration for IEEE members OR representatives of FRUCT member universities
RG-05: 350 EUR - Full registration

All general questions about FRUCT conference please send to info(at)

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