2014 Symposium on Data Mining and Applications (SDMA2014)


The Symposium on Data Mining and Applications (SDMA 2014) is aimed to gather researchers and application developers from a wide range of data mining related areas such as statistics, computational intelligence, pattern recognition, databases, Big Data Mining and visualization. SDMA is organized by MEGDAM to advance the state of the art in data mining research field and its various real world applications. The symposium will provide opportunities for technical collaboration among data mining and machine learning researchers around the Saudi Arabia, GCC countries and Middle-East region. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance and quality of contribution.

The Conference will be composed of several types of contributions:

  • Full Papers: These include mainly accomplished research results and have 8 pages at the maximum
  • Short Papers: These are mostly composed of work in progress reports or fresh developments and have 4 pages at maximum
  • Reflection Papers: These might review recent research literature pertaining to a particular problem or approach, indicate what the findings suggest, and/or provide a suggestion - with rationale and justification - for a different approach or perspective on that problem. Reflection papers might also analyze general trends or discuss important issues in topics related to the conference. These have 4 pages at maximum (2,500 words).
  • Posters / Demonstrations: These contain implementation information or work-in-progress and have two pages at maximum (1,250 words) besides the poster itself (or demonstration) that will be unveiled at the conference.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials can be proposed by scholars or company representatives. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
  • Invited Talks: These will be made of contributions from well-known scholars and company representatives. An abstract will be included in the conference proceedings.
  • Panel: Discussions on selected topics will be held. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
  • Showcases & Exhibitions: The exhibit enables companies to present recent developments and applications, inform a large and qualified audience of your future directions and showcase company‚Äôs noteworthy products and services. There will be a time slot for companies to make their presentation in a room. The latter enables companies the opportunity to display its latest offerings of through an exhibit booth.