The 3rd International Conference on Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Data Science Engineering (BCD 2018)

July 10 – 12, 2018

Yonago, Japan

Conference officers will select outstanding papers for publication in the following journals (

  • International Journal of Networked and Distributed Computing (IJNDC), Paris, France
  • International Journal of Software Innovation (IJSI), IGI Globe, U.S.A.
  • Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI), Springer, Germany

Conference officers are arranging two special issues of SCI-Indexed Journals to publish outstanding papers.

  • Special Issue: Machine Learning for Intelligent Systems Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life (JRNAL)
  • Special Issue: Knowledge-Based Intelligent Systems for Smart Computing International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems (IJCIS)

The 3rd International Conference on Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Data Science (BCD 2018) brings together researchers, scientists, engineers, industry practitioners, and students to discuss, encourage and exchange new ideas, research results, and experiences on all aspects of Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Data Science. BCD 2018 aims to facilitate cross-fertilizations among, and is soliciting papers in the key technology enabling areas.

The topics of interests include but not limited to:

  • Big data Infrastructure
  • Big data management
  • Big data privacy and security
  • Big data theory and algorithms
  • Big data visualization
  • Cloud Application Scalability and Availability
  • Cloud Applications Performance and Monitoring
  • Cloud Computing Architecture
  • Cloud Delivery Models
  • Cloud Optimization and Automation
  • Cloud Solution Design Patterns
  • Data analysis applications – bioinformatics
  • Data analysis applications – business intelligence
  • Data analysis applications – social informatics
  • Data cleaning methodologies
  • Data extraction, transformation and load (ETL)
  • Data mining and knowledge discovery and big data
  • Data modeling
  • Distributed data structures, MapReduce
  • Education in data science & engineering
  • Hybrid cloud
  • Mobile processing of big data
  • NoSQL data stores
  • Outlier detection in big data
  • Processing of text documents
  • Public and private clouds
  • QoS for Applications on Clouds
  • Social network analysis
  • Web-based data analysis
  • Web services

Best Paper Sward and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference.)

Important Dates

Workshop/Special session proposal February 20, 2018
Workshop/Special Session acceptance notification March 16, 2018
Full Paper Submission April 5, 2018
Acceptance Notification April 24, 2018
Camera-Ready Papers & Registration May 5, 2018
Conference Dates July 12-13, 2018

Conference Organizers

  • General Chair: Roger Lee, Central Michigan University, USA
  • Conference Chair: Masateru Tsunoda, Kindai University, Japan
  • Program Chair: Akinori Ihara, NAIST, Japan
  • Finance Chair: Shinsuke Matsumoto, Osaka University, Japan
  • Registration Chair: Tetsuya Kanda, Osaka University, Japan
  • Publicity Chair/s: Eunjong Choi, NAIST, Japan, Shizue Izumi, Shiga University, Japan
  • Local Arrangement Chair: Sousuke Amasaki, Okayama Prefectural University, Japan