• The 10th International ACM Conference on Management of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES'18) - 26-28 September 2018, Tokyo - Japan

  • Paper Submission Deadline: July 8th, 2018

  • Author Notification: August 15th, 2018

  • Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan University

Special Track on Social and Big Data in Digital Ecosystems

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

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.)

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 Cyber Ecosystems. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper. The special track 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 2018 website.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission: July 8th, 2018
  • Author notification: August 15th, 2018
  • Camera ready: August 25th, 2018
  • Author registration: August 25th, 2018
  • Conference Dates: September 26th - 28th, 2018 



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