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The 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Assisted Internet of Things

July 11–12, 2017 | Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Call for Papers

Special Session on Applications and Technologies in Big Data (ATBD 2017) to be held in conjunction with The 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Assisted Internet of Things.


When: 11-13 July 2017

Where: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Submission Deadline: March 27, 2017

Notification Due: April 14, 2017

Final Version Due: May 15, 2017


The Special Session on ATBD 2017 focuses on all aspects on techniques and applications in Big Data research. The purpose of ATBD is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of innovative ideas, research results, applications and experience from around the world as well as highlight activities in the related areas. Original papers on all aspects of Big Data are solicited for submission to ATBD 2017. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:


Big Data Models and Algorithms

 Foundational Models for Big Data

 Algorithms and Programming Techniques for Big Data Processing

 Big Data Analytics and Metrics


Big Data Architectures

 Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data

 Big Data as a Service

 Big Data Open Platforms


Big Data Management

 Big Data Persistence and Preservation

 Big Data Quality and Provenance Control

 Big Data Storage and Retrieval


Big Data Security and Privacy

 Big Data System Security and Integrity

 Big Data Information Security

 Privacy Preserving Big Data Analytics

 Usable Security and Privacy for Big Data


Quality of Big Data Services

 Big Data Service Performance Evaluation

 Big Data Service Reliability and Availability

 Real-Time Big Data Services


Big Data Search, Mining, and Visualization

 Algorithms and Systems for Big Data Search

 Distributed, and Peer-to-peer Search

 Machine learning based on Big Data

 Visualization Analytics for Big Data


Big Data Applications

 Big Data for Enterprise, Government, and Society

 Case Studies of Big Data Value Creation

 Big Data for Science and Engineering Research


Highlights and Publication

 The event is endorsed by the European Alliance for Innovation, a leading community-based organisation devoted to the advancement of innovation in the field of ICT.

 All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world's largest scientific libraries.

 Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP.


Submission Guidelines

Papers should be submitted through the conference website and select Special Session ATBD 2017. Papers should be submitted through EAI 'Confy' system at Confy, and have to comply with the SPRINGER format (see Author's kit section).

 Regular papers should be up to 10 pages in length.

 Short papers should be up to 4 pages in length.

 Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.

 The paper submissions must follow the SPRINGER formatting guidelines (see Author's kit section).

 Read the Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.

 Papers must be formatted using the SPRINGER Author's Kit. Detailed instructions and templates are available.




Special Session Chair:

Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed, Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia.


Program Committee:

Prof. Jiankun Hu, UNSW, Australia.

Dr. Rafiqul Islam, CSU, Australia. Dr. Abdun Mahmood, UNSW, Australia.

Dr. Kamran Shafi, UNSW, Australia.

Dr. Tanveer Zia, CSU, Australia.

Dr. Morshed Chowdhury, Deakin University, Australia

Dr. Zahid Islam, CSU, Australia.

Dr. Syed S Islam, UWA, Australia.

Dr. Abu Barkat, CIT, Australia

Dr. Sanjoy Paul, UTS, Australia.

Dr. Michael Joseph Maher, Reasoning Research Institute, Australia