COMAD 2009 Conference, Mysore                                                                                   



Call for Papers  


The 15th COMAD will be held in December 2009, in  Mysore,  India - around 100 miles south of  Bangalore.  Similar  to  previous  years,  COMAD 2009's scope  will  include  all   areas  in  the  data  management  space  including database management  systems, Web and Information  Retrieval and Data Mining. Original  research  submissions are  invited  not  only  in  traditional database areas  but also  in Data Quality, Web,  Information  Retrieval and Data Mining. We  invite  submission  of  original  research   contributions as well as  proposals   for  demonstrations,  tutorials,   industrial presentations, and panels.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

Data Management Systems:
   * Benchmarking and performance evaluation
   * Data exchange and integration
   * Database monitoring and tuning
   * Data privacy and security
   * Data quality, cleaning and lineage
   * Data warehousing
   * Managing uncertain, imprecise and inconsistent information
   * Multilingual data management
   * Novel Data Types
   * Parallel and distributed databases
   * Peer-to-peer data management
   * Personalized information systems
   * Storage and transaction management

Web and Information Retrieval:
   * Categorization, Clustering, and Filtering
   * Document Representation and Content Analysis
   * Information Extraction and Summarization
   * IR Theory, Platform, Evaluation
   * Question Answering and Cross-Language IR
   * Web and IR
   * Social Network Analysis

Data Mining
   * Novel data mining algorithms and foundations
   * Innovative applications of data mining
   * Data mining and KDD systems and frameworks
   * Mining data streams and sensor data
   * Mining multi-media, graph, spatio-temporal and semi-structured  data
   * Security, privacy, and adversarial data mining
   * High performance and parallel/distributed data mining
   * Mining tera-/peta-scale data
   * Visual data mining and data visualization

To ensure wide visibility  of  material  published at  the  conference, we plan
to make arrangements with ACM SIGMOD  for including  the proceedings  of the conference in the SIGMOD on-line and CD-ROM  archives.  Two  awards, for  Best Paper and Best Student Paper, will be presented at the conference.



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