ASONAM 2017 | Call for Industrial Track Papers

Call for Industrial Track Papers

Social network analysis and mining techniques are being widely applied in industrial settings. In many cases such techniques are incubating and defining new industry sectors. Industry research in related areas is growing fast and a lot of exciting ideas, and innovative techniques and applications originated from these industry research activities.

The Industrial Track of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2017) seeks submissions in all submission categories (8-page full papers, 4-page short papers, and 2-page extended abstracts) to showcase recent advances in social network analysis and mining research with direct industry relevance, to discuss emerging trends and challenges with practical implications, and to facilitate interactions between academia and industry in this vital area of study of growing interests.

All papers submitted to ASONAM 2017 Industrial Track will be peer-reviewed. Compared to the ASONAM regular track, Industrial Track papers do not necessarily need to contain major methodological advances, algorithmic contributions, or rigorous experimental validation. Rather, the emphasis will be on industrial innovations, clear practical relevance, interesting lessons learned through significant practice, or new classes of applications which might open up new venues for interesting academic work. Works-in-progress papers are also welcomed.

Contributions from both industry R&D groups and the academia are welcome. Note that industry should be broadly interpreted in this call, encompassing both private and public sectors.

In many related top-rated conferences, papers presented at the industry tracks tend to draw large audience and generate interesting discussions, and many among them become well-cited work down the road. In addition to regular presentation-based industry track sessions at the conference, we will also organize an all-inclusive Industry Poster Session to encourage exchange of ideas between academic researchers, industry researchers, and practitioners. Depending on the availability of presentation slots, a portion of accepted Industry Track papers might be scheduled for poster presentation only. In addition, we will also organize an Industry System Demo Session.

Industry teams that plan to give a Poster presentation or show a Demo but do not have full or short paper submissions, are requested to contribute 2-page extended abstracts, which will be reviewed and, if accepted, will be included in the conference proceedings. For authors planning to show a Demo, a document describing the demo and the requirements for the demo, will be solicited later after the Demo is accepted. Accepted authors for posters will be required to create a poster to be displayed in the conference.

We welcome submissions on the following, but not exclusive, topics:

  • Data mining of big data that come from business products or data
  • Consumer-driven data analytics from consumer products, services or behavior traces
  • Inferring customer and social behavior from social media
  • New applications and services arising from big data, social networks and social media
  • Methodologies and frameworks for mining and analyzing data from business products, big data and social media
  • Security and privacy issues in mining and analyzing personal data
  • Social media, social networks and big data usage studies

Industry-Track Chairs:

  • Qi He LinkedIn Inc., USA
  • Gang Li, Deakin University, Australia
  • Jiabin Zhao Cisco Systems, Inc., USA

Submission

EasyChair submission link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=asonamit2017

Papers will be accepted for the industrial track based on the reviewers' comments on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted papers will appear in the proceedings of the conference if one author presents the paper at the conference and at least one author registers as a full conference participant.


Publications

Accepted and presented papers will be included in the ASONAM 2017 Conference Proceedings and forwarded for inclusion in IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL), IEEE eXplore, and the ACM Digital Library. The conference proceedings will be submitted for El indexing through INSPEC by the IEEE. Proceedings will be included in several indexes, e.g., Web of Science, SCOPUS, etc.

If you have any questions on ASONAM 2017, please send email PC chairs of the industrial track.

Key Dates

Industry track paper submission deadline
May 25, 2017 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)
Notification of acceptance
June 20, 2017
Camera-ready papers due
June 25, 2017 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)
Industry Track dates
31 July - 03 August, 2017

ASONAM 2017

  • IEEE Computer Society
  • ACM
  • IEEE TCDE
  • ACM SIGKDD
  • SPRINGER

Committee


  • Steering Chair
  • Reda AlhajjUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  • Honorary Chairs
  • Ahmed K. ElmagarmidQatar Foundation, Qatar
  • Leon WangNational University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • General Chairs
  • Michael BlumensteinUniversity of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Jon RokneUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  • Jaideep SrivastavaUniversity of Minnesota, USA and Qatar Foundation, Qatar
  • Program Committee Chairs
  • Jana DiesnerUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Elena FerrariUniversity of Insubria, Italy
  • Guandong XuUniversity of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Industry-Track Chairs
  • Qi HeLinkedIn Inc., USA
  • Gang LiDeakin University, Australia
  • Jiabin ZhaoCisco Systems, Inc., USA
  • Workshops Chairs
  • Martin AtzmuellerUniversity of Kassel, Germany
  • Siddharth KazaTowson University, Maryland, USA
  • I-Hsien TingNational University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Multidisciplinary Track Chairs
  • Rosa BenitoTechnical University of Madrid, Spain
  • Suheil KhouryAmerican University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Giancarlo RagoziniUniversità degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
  • PhD Forum and Posters Track Chairs
  • Nitin AgarwalUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
  • Jeffery ChanRMIT University, Australia
  • Nima DokoohakiKTH, Sweden
  • Demos and Exhibitions Chairs
  • Keivan KianmehrOracle Inc., Canada
  • Tansel OzyerTOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
  • Eric PardedeLatrobe University, Australia
  • Tutorial Chairs
  • Hady Wirawan LauwSingapore Management University, Singapore
  • Katina MichaelUniversity of Wollongong, Australia
  • Katharina ZweigTU Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Sponsorship Chairs
  • Jalal KawashUniversity of Calgary, Canada
  • Mehmet KayaFirat University, Turkey
  • Publicity Chairs
  • Ahmad KassemGlobal University, Lebanon
  • Buket KayaFirat University, Turkey
  • Keivan KianmehrOracle Inc., Canada
  • Panagiotis KarampelasHellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • Shang GaoJilin University, China
  • Wei WangUniversity of New South Wales, Australia
  • Xiaohui (Daniel) TaoUniversity of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Publication Chairs
  • Min-Yuh DayTamkang University, Taiwan
  • Panagiotis KarampelasHellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • Registration Chairs
  • Mehmet KayaFirat University, Turkey
  • Jalal KawashUniversity of Calgary, Canada
  • Local Arrangements Chair
  • Web Chair
  • Tansel OzyerUniversity of Calgary, Canada