The 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2018)

January 15-17, 2018

Shanghai, China

Call for Papers

Big data and smart computing are emerging research fields that have recently drawn much attention from computer science and information technology as well as from social sciences and other disciplines.

The goal of the International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp), initiated by KIISE (Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers), is to provide an international forum for exchanging ideas and information on current studies, challenges, research results, system developments, and practical experiences in these emerging fields.

Following the successes of the previous BigComp conferences in Bangkok, Thailand (2014), Jeju, Korea (2015), Hong Kong, China (2016), Jeju, Korea (2017), the 2018 International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2018) will be held in Shanghai, China.

The conference is co-sponsored by IEEE and KIISE. BigComp 2018 invites authors to submit original research papers and original work-in-progress reports on big data and smart computing.

Topic Areas

The topics of interest for BigComp2018 include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Techniques, models and algorithms for big data
  • Machine learning and AI for big data
  • Web search and information retrieval
  • Models and tools for smart computing
  • Cloud and grid computing for big data
  • Security and privacy for big data
  • Smart devices and hardware
  • Big data applications: Bioinformatics, Multimedia, Smartphones, etc.
  • Tools and systems for big data
  • Data mining, graph mining and data science
  • Infrastructure and platform for smart computing
  • Big data analytics and social media
  • Hardware/software infrastructure for big data
  • Mobile communications and networks
  • Smart location-based services

Important Dates

Workshop proposal submission due June 30, 2017
Full paper submission due July 31, 2017
Tutorial proposal submission due August 30, 2017
Acceptance notification October 30, 2017
Camera-ready copies due November 15, 2017
Author registration due November 20, 2017
Early registration due December 15, 2017
Conference dates January 15-17, 2018


  • Program Co-Chair
    • Prof. Junping Du: junpingdu(AT)
  • Web Co-Chair
    • Prof. Chulyun Kim: cykim(AT)