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DATA is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


The purpose of the International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications (DATA) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on databases, big data, data mining, data management, data security and other aspects of information systems and technology involving advanced applications of data.

Papers describing advanced methodologies, prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the conference proceedings. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research papers and work-in-progress are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as demos or tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the conference website.


Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:



  • Business Intelligence
  • Change Detection
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Governance
  • Data Warehouse Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Dimensional Modelling
  • Information Integration
  • Information Retrieval
  • Semi-Structured and Unstructured Data
  • Statistics Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Text Analytics
  • Web Analytics


  • Data Fusion
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • Deep Learning
  • Evolutionary Computing and Optimization
  • Feature Selection
  • Fuzzy Computing
  • Granular Computing
  • Hybrid Methods
  • Neural Network Applications
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Predictive Modelling
  • Process Mining
  • Support Vector Machines


  • Architectural Concepts
  • City Data Management
  • Data and Information Quality
  • Data Management for Analytics
  • Data Modeling and Visualization
  • Data Structures and Data Management Algorithms
  • Data Virtualization
  • Industry 4.0
  • Linked Data
  • Management of Sensor Data
  • Mobile Data Management
  • Modeling and Managing Large Data Systems
  • Open Data
  • Organizational Concepts and Best Practices
  • Semantic Web Technologies for Data Management
  • Smart Cities and Urban Data Analytics
  • Transparency in Research Data


  • Big Data Applications
  • Big Data as a Service
  • Big Data Infrastructure
  • Big Data Search and Mining
  • Big Data Security, Privacy and Trust
  • Cloud/Grid/Stream Computing for Big Data
  • Data and Information Quality for Big Data
  • Deep Learning and Big Data
  • Edge Computing
  • Energy-Efficient Computing
  • Information Visualization
  • In-Memory Databases
  • In-Network Data Processing
  • Machine Learning with Big Data
  • New Computational Models for Big Data
  • New Data Standards
  • Reinforcement Learning with Big Data
  • Social Data Analytics
  • Social Web Search and Mining


  • Data Integrity
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Database Architecture and Performance
  • Large Scale Databases
  • Mobile Databases
  • NoSQL Databases
  • Object-Oriented Database Systems
  • Open Source Databases
  • Query Processing and Optimization
  • WWW and Databases


DATA 2024 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.


Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

When submitting a complete paper please note that only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted complete papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, DBLP, Semantic Scholar, EI and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.


DATA Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Available soon.


Alfredo CuzzocreaUniversity of Calabria, Italy


Elhadj BenkhelifaStaffordshire University, United Kingdom
Oleg GusikhinFord Motor Company, United States
Slimane HammoudiESEO, ERIS, France


Toshiyuki Amagasa, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Bernd Amann, Sorbonne Université, France
Adnan Amin, Institute of Management Sciences, Pakistan
Christos Anagnostopoulos, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Theodoros Anagnostopoulos, University of West Attica, Greece
Tomaso Aste, University College London, United Kingdom
Jean P. Barddal, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil
António S. Barros, University of Porto, Portugal
Karim Benouaret, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Omar Boussaid, Eric Laboratory, University of Lyon 2, France
Francesco Buccafurri, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Alina Campan, Northern Kentucky University, United States
Arif Canakoglu, Policlinico di Milano, Italy
Nuno Castro, LIP and Physics Department, School of Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal
Antonio Corral, University of Almeria, Spain
Gianni Costa, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Bruno Defude, Institut Mines Telecom, France
Paolino Di Felice, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Rebeca P. Díaz Redondo, University of Vigo, Spain
Fabien Duchateau, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 / LIRIS, France
John Easton, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Luiz Paulo Fávero, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Pedro G. Ferreira, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences University of Porto, Portugal
João C. Ferreira, ISCTE, Portugal
Valerio Frascolla, Intel, Germany
Pedro Furtado, Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, Portugal
Jérôme Gensel, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Fabio Grandi, University of Bologna, Italy
Jukka Heikkonen, University of Turku, Finland
Victoria Hodge, Department of Computer Science, University of York, United Kingdom
Jang-Eui Hong, Chungbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
Mark Hwang, Central Michigan University, United States
Sergio Ilarri, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Antonio Irpino, University of Campania L.Vanvitelli, Italy
David Kensche, SAP, Germany
Ravindra Khattree, Oakland University, United States
Attila Kiss, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
Mieczyslaw Kokar, Northeastern University, United States
Kostas Kolomvatsos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Praveen Kumar, Amity University Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Vladimir Kurbalija, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Arijit Laha, Infosys, India
Raimondas Lencevicius, Nuance Communications, United States
J Maiti, Indian Institute Of Technology Kharagpur, India
Daniel Martinez-Avila, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Miguel A. Martínez-Prieto, University of Valladolid, Spain
Paulo Martins, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal
Arghir-Nicolae Moldovan, National College of Ireland, Ireland
Stefano Montanelli, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Martin Necaský, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Erich Neuhold, University of Vienna, Austria
Jens Nimis, Hochschule Karlsruhe, Germany
Riccardo Ortale, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Jan Paralic, Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Slovak Republic
Franck Ravat, IRIT-Université Toulouse I, France
Colette Rolland, Université De Paris1 Panthèon Sorbonne, France
Mercedes Ruiz, University of Cadiz, Spain
Gunter Saake, Institute of Technical and Business Information Systems, Germany
Melike Sah, Near East University, Turkey
Alberto Sanchez, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Iulian Sandu Popa, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines & INRIA Saclay, France
Thorsten Schmidt, Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Fabio A. Schreiber, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Diego Seco, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
Fatimah Sidi, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Cristina Sisu, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Spiros Skiadopoulos, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Andrzej Skowron, Institute of Mathematics UW, Poland
Yannis Stavrakas, ATHENA Research Center, Greece
Armando Stellato, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy
Sergey Stupnikov, IPI RAN, Russian Federation
George Tambouratzis, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Greece
Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania
Jeffrey D. Ullman, Stanford Univ., United States
Jari Veijalainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Marco Villani, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Gianluigi Viscusi, Linköping University, Sweden
Zeev Volkovich, Ort Braude College, Israel
Qingguo Wang, Meharry Medical College, United States
Leandro K. Wives, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Shaomin Wu, Kent Business School, United Kingdom
Shengkun Xie, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Marcia L. Zeng, Kent State University, United States

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