• The 9th International ACM Conf. on Management of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES'17) From 7-10 November 2017, Bangkok - Thailand

  • Paper Submission Deadline: May 20th, 2017

  • Several Special Tracks/Workshops are organized

  • Several interesting topics are addressed (Big data, web, intelligence, security)

  • Several keynotes will be provided during the conference

Description and Objectives

At this moment, a large amount of data produced by various digital ecosystems of modern societies causes data deluge. Such data are collectively called big data. Big data contain data originating both in our physical real world and in social media. If different kinds of physical data and social data are analyzed in a mutually related fashion or any kind of social data are spatially and/or temporally analyzed, values which cannot be acquired otherwise will be discovered and utilized in various applications ranging from business to science.


Topics to be discussed in the workshop include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Concepts and frameworks
  • Social data mining
  • Scientific data mining
  • Spatial data mining
  • Temporal data mining
  • Spatio-temporal data mining
  • IoT applications
  • Tourism applications
  • Transportation applications
  • Engineering application
  • Big data management
  • Application testing

Paper Submission

The submitted paper should be at most 8 ACM single-space printed pages. Please use the following templates to generate your PDF: MS Word and Latex.

Papers that fail to comply with length limit will be rejected. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 peer reviewers. After the preliminary notification date, authors rebut by evidence and arguments all reviewer inquiries and their comments. Based on the rebuttal feedback, reviewers notify authors with the final decision. Selection criteria will include: relevance, significance, impact, originality, technical soundness, and quality of presentation. Preference will be given to submissions that take strong or challenging positions on important emergent topics related to Digital Ecosystems. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper.

The workshop papers will be published in the conference Proceedings and indexed by the ACM Digital Library and DBLP.

Paper submission is available online via: EasyChair for MEDES 2017 website.


Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline:  June 30th, 2017 July 16th, 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance: August 25th, 2017
  • Camera Ready: September 1st, 2017
  • Paper Registration: September 1st, 2017


Track Chairs

Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Masaharu Hirota, National Institute of Technology, Oita College, Japan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Shohei Yokoyama, Shizuoka University, Japan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Program Committee

Lieu-Hen Chen, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan

Yo Ehara, AIST, Japan

Masaki Endo, Polytechnic University, Japan

Kenji Hatano, Doshisha University, Japan

Yukiko Kawai, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan

Mamoru Komachi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Yohei Kurata, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Jun Nitta, Hitachi Ltd., Japan

Shigeyoshi Ohno, Polytechnic University, Japan

Manabu Ohta, Okayama University, Japan

Ekaterina Olshannikova, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Yasufumi Takama, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Joe Tekli, LAU, Lebanon

Masashi Tsuchida, Hitachi Ltd., Japan

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