Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Call for papers: CDMC 2011

Posted by request of Dr Paul S. Pang of the Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand, and the Knowledge Engineering and Discovery Research Institute (KEDRI) at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).

The competition is associated with the 4th International Cybersecurity and Data Mining workshop (CDM2011), which is an associated event to the 18th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2011), Shanghai, China, November 14 - 17 2011.

The entry is open to researchers from community at large. The proceedings of the competition is planned to be published in a journal special issue—details of this is to be determined.

Venue: Hang Zhou, reputed as Silicon Valley in Paradise, is one of the important tourist attractions in China for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritages. The workshop will be held on 18th, November 2011 (Friday) in Hang Zhou, China.

Objectives: The purpose of the 2nd ICONIP Cybersecurity Data Mining Competition is to increase awareness of Cybersecurity and the potential of industrial applications, and to give young researchers exposure to the main issues related to the topic and to ongoing work in this area. The focus of this competition is on string sequences analysis towards application of knowledge discovery techniques for protecting personal computer information by means of detection, prevention, and response to various attacks.

Prizes and Awards: We have set prizes for the competition. The top ranking teams of all 3 data mining tasks will be eligible to win a cash prize of NZ $3000. Additional prize may be available as travel grants for deserving participants to help them attend the ICONIP2011 conference and/or the CDM2011 workshop.

Paper submissions and publications: Papers for method description of up to 8 pages are required to be submitted online following the Springer LNCS format. Selected and extended papers will be published in special issues of international journals after the conference. Posters are expected to be in A1 size to fit our boards, otherwise they may not be displayed in poster session.

Deadline for submission: The final submission deadline is the 31st of July 2011, and the competition results will be announced by the 18th, November 2011.