OBD 2015

The International Conference on Open and Big Data
  with FiCloud 2015 and MobiWis 2015                                                   24-26 August 2015, Rome, Italy
Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Data has become a key asset in modern societies, economies, and governmental organizations. Big Data encompasses various kinds of complex and large scale information that are beyond the processing capabilities of conventional software and databases. Open Data on the other hand can make Big Data more useful and widely accessible. The combination of Open and Big data can benefit users, developers, companies and various kinds of organizations to carry out useful analysis of data pattern and trends, make intelligent decisions, and solve complex problems that can help societies and economies and speed up innovations.

The aim of the Open and Big Data conference (OBD 2015) is to promote the state of the art in scientific and practical research of open and big data and to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and public sector in an effort to present their research work and share research and development ideas.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Challenges and opportunities in open and big data
  • Data models and architectures
  • Security, privacy, and trust
  • Data protection and integrity
  • Identity theft, data loss and leakage
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Data analytics and metrics
  • Data representation and structures
  • Data management and processing
  • Data capturing and acquisition
  • Tools and technologies
  • QoS in open and big data
  • Social networks analysis
  • Data searching and mining
  • Visualisation of data
  • Personal data logging and quantified-self
  • Context-aware data
  • Personalisation of data
  • Data economics
  • Applications of open and big data
  • Open and linked data
  • Methodologies and use cases
  • Usability issues
  • Storages and network requirements
  • Network models and protocols
  • Open and big data in cloud and IoT

All papers accepted for this conference will be published in the conference proceedings by the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Service (CPS). The proceedings will be submitted to the IEEE-Xplore and the IEEE Computer Society (CSDL) digital libraries. The proceedings are also submitted for indexing through IEE INSPEC, EI (Compendex), Thomson ISI, and other indexing services;

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers for a special issues in international journals (see Journal Special Issues section).

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