Call for Papers

6th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies
Co-located with UCC2019: www.ucc-conference.org
December 2-5, 2019 – Auckland, New Zealand

Paper Submissions: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bdcat2019

Context & Scope

The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT) is
an annual conference series aiming to provide a platform for researchers from both academia and industry to
present new discoveries in the broad area of big data computing and applications.

The first 5 events were held in London, Cyprus, Shanghai, Austin and Zurich.

BDCAT2019 will be held in conjunction with the 11th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud
Computing at Auckland University of Technology in the heart of New Zealand's city of sails.

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts on a broad range of topics related to big data science,
computing paradigms, platforms and applications.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

I. Big Data Science

  • Big Data Analytics

  • Data Science Models and Approaches

  • Algorithms for Big Data

  • Big Data Search and Information Retrieval Techniques

  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Approaches

  • Machine Learning Techniques for Big Data

  • Big Data Acquisition, Integration, Cleaning, and Best Practices

  • Big Data and Deep Learning

II. Big Data Infrastructures and Platforms

  • Scalable Computing Models, Theories, and Algorithms

  • In-Memory Systems and Platforms for Big Data Analytics

  • Big Data and High Performance Computing

  • Cyber-Infrastructure for Big Data

  • Performance Evaluation Reports for Big Data Systems

  • Storage Systems (including file systems, NoSQL, and RDBMS)

  • Resource Management Approaches for Big Data Systems

  • Many-Core Computing and Accelerators

III. Big Data Applications

  • Big Data Applications for Internet of Things

  • Mobile Applications of Big Data

  • Big Data Applications for Smart City

  • Healthcare Applications such as Genome Processing and Analytics

  • Scientific Application Case Studies on Cloud Infrastructure

  • Big Data in Social Networks

  • Data Streaming Applications

IV. Big Data Trends and Challenges

  • Fault Tolerance and Reliability

  • Scalability of Big Data Systems

  • Energy-Efficient Algorithms

  • Big Data Privacy and Security

  • Big Data Archival and Preservation

V. Visualization of Big Data

  • Visual Analytics Algorithms and Foundations

  • Graph and Context Models for Visualization

  • Analytics Reasoning and Sense-making on Big Data

  • Visual Representation and Interaction

  • Big Data Transformation, and Presentation

Important Dates

Paper submission due: August 29, 2019

Notification of acceptance: October 7, 2019

Early + author registration deadline: October 15, 2019

Camera-ready papers due: October 17, 2019

Conference: December 2-5, 2019

Manuscript Guidelines and Submission

Submitted manuscripts must represent original unpublished research that is not currently
under review for any other conference or journal.

Manuscripts are submitted in PDF format and may not exceed ten single-spaced double-column
pages using 10-point size font on 8.5x11 inch pages, including figures, tables, and references.

Please refer to http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template for
templates and complete formatting instructions.

Manuscripts are submitted via the Easychair Conference Management System:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bdcat2019

All manuscripts will be reviewed and judged on correctness, originality,
technical strength, rigour in analysis, quality of results, quality of presentation, and
interest and relevance to the conference attendees.

The conference proceedings will be published by the ACM and
made available online via the ACM Digital Library and IEEE Digital Library.

Awards and Special Issues

A selection commission chaired by the BDCAT2019 technical programme committee will select and
acknowledge the best paper and best student paper to receive an award during the conference.

Authors of highly rated papers from BDCAT2019 will be invited to submit an extended version
to a special issue of the prestigious Journal of Cloud Computing and published online by SpringerOpen.