Call for Papers

The Workshop on “New Methods and Tools for Big Data (MT4BD-2014)” will welcome paper submissions introducing and implementing methods and tools to address various algorithms and methods for processing, modeling and mining of big data and applications. This workshop will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between theoreticians and practitioners. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following new techniques and applications relevant to the big data topic:

  • Big Data Analytics:
    • Business intelligence and analytics;
    • Interactive Visualisation Technologies and Visual Analytics;
    • Personalization;
    • Semantics;
    • Data mining;
    • Human Collaboration (crowdsoursing)
  • Tools and Applications:
    • E-commerce;
    • E-learning;
    • Smart Health and Wellbeing;
    • Smart Cities;
    • Sensors Networks;
    • Industrial Automation;
    • Systems Biology and Bioinformatics;
    • Geoinformatics;
    • Financial Forecasting and Trading;
    • Security
  • Big Data Architectures and Frameworks:
    • Cloud computing;
    • Grid computing;
    • Data storage and processing frameworks;
    • Security and privacy


Submitted papers will be refereed for quality, correctness, originality, and relevance. Notification and reviews will be communicated via email. Accepted papers will be presented at the workshop and published in the Proceedings of the main event (by Springer).