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BESC 2020 : BESC 2020: The 7th International Conference on Behavioural and Social Computing

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Link: http://besc-conf.org/2020/
 
When Nov 4, 2020 - Nov 7, 2020
Where Bournemouth, UK
Submission Deadline Jul 31, 2020
Notification Due Sep 9, 2020
Final Version Due Sep 30, 2020
Categories    social informatics   digital humanity   cyber psychology   behaviour
 

Call For Papers

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 7th International Conference on Behavioral and Social Computing (BESC 2020)
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 5-7 November 2020.

*** Paper Submission Deadline *** - 31 July 2020

Conference Website: http://besc-conf.org/2020/
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The 7th International Conference on Behavioral and Social Computing (BESC 2020) will take place in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 5-7 November 2020.

BESC conference aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from artificial intelligence, business and marketing, and behavioral and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions.

Following the successful BESC2014 in Shanghai, China, BESC2015 in Nanjing, China, BESC2016 in Durham, NC, USA, BESC2017 in Krakow, Poland, BESC2018 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, BESC2019 in Beijing, China, BESC2020 will take place in Bournemouth, the United Kingdom.

The BESC Organizing Committee invites submissions of applied or theoretical research and application-oriented papers on any below topics.

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TOPICS OF INTEREST
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Social Computing and Applications
- Social behavior
- Social network analysis
- Semantic web
- Collective intelligence
- Security, privacy, trust in social contexts
- Social recommendation


* Information Management and Information Systems (IS)
- Decision analytics
- E-Business
- Decision analytics
- Computational finance
- Societal impacts of IS
- Human behavior and IS
- IS in healthcare
- IS security and privacy
- IS strategy, structure and organizational impacts
- Service science and IS

* Digital Humanities
- Digital media
- Digital humanities
- Digital games and learning
- Digital footprints and privacy
- Crowd dynamics
- Digital arts
- Digital healthcare
- Activity streams and experience design

* Behavior and User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics
- Behavior change
- Positive technology
- Personalization for individuals, groups and populations
- Large scale personalization, adaptation and recommendation
- Web dynamics and personalization
- Privacy, perceived security and trust
- Technology and Wellbeing

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IMPORTANT DATES
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Papers Submission due: 31 July 2020
Notification of Acceptance: 9 Sep 2020
Camera-ready due: 30 Sep 2020
Conference date: 5-7 Nov 2020

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PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION
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All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to BESC 2020, originality, significance and clarity. Please note:

- All submissions should use IEEE two-column style. Templates are available from
http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
- All papers must be submitted electronically through the paper submission system in PDF format only. BESC 2020 accepts research papers (6 pages), industry papers (2 pages), special session papers (6 pages) and demo papers (2 pages). Extra pages need to be agreed with the program chairs in advance to the submission.
- Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings.
- Papers must be clearly submitted in English and will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation.
- Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

Paper submission system is available at:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=besc2020

All accepted conference papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) and Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer).

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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* Conference Chair
John McAlaney, Bournemouth University, UK

* Steering Committee Chair
Guandong Xu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

* Program Committee Chairs
Raian Ali, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Hongzhi Yin, University of Queensland, Australia

* Special Session Chair
Lin Qiu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

* Local Arrangement Chair
Sarah Hodge, Bournemouth University, UK

* Publicity Chair
Elvira Bolat, Bournemouth University, UK
Hongxu Chen, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

* Publication Chair
Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University, UK

* Industry Chair
Jose Abdelnour-Nocera, University of West London, UK



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CONTACTS
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* General enquiry: ieee.besc@gmail.com

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