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The 6th International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC 2019)

Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, 28-30 October 2019

*** Proposal Submission Deadline *** - April 30, 2019

Conference Website: http://besc2019.org

The 6th International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC2019) will take place in Beijing, China, 28-30 October 2019.

BESC aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from data mining, artificial intelligence, statistics and analytics, business and marketing, finance and politics, and behavioral, economic, social and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions. Following the successful BESC2014 in Shanghai, China, BESC2015 in Nanjing, China, BESC2016 in Durham, NC, USA, BESC2017 in Krakow, Poland, BESC2018 in Kaohsiung, BESC2019 will take place in Beijing, China.

The Organizing Committee invites proposals for Special Sessions to be held during the BESC 2019 conference in Beijing. While we welcome special sessions in all areas of Economy, Social Science, Psychology, and Computer Science, we are particularly interested in focused research topics, specifically those related to the following innovation themes:

  • Social Computing and Applications
  • Behavioral and Economic Computing
  • Information Management and Systems
  • Digital Humanities
  • User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics

The Organizing Committee invites proposals for Special Sessions to be held during the BESC 2019 conference in Beijing. While we welcome special sessions in all areas of Economy, Social Science, Psychology, and Computer Science, we are particularly interested in focused research topics, specifically those related to the following innovation themes:

Submissions to accepted special sessions will be 2 pages in IEEE two-column style. Accepted special session papers will also be included in the conference proceedings and submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Special Session (SS) Propoal due:    30 April 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance:    10 May 2019
  • SS Paper submission due:    15 June 2019
  • Notification of SS Acceptance:    10 July 2019
  • Camera-ready due:    12 August 2019
  • Conference dates:    28-30 October 2019

PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to BESC 2019, originality, significance and clarity. Please note:

  • All Special Session paper submissions should use IEEE two-column style. Templates are available from http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
  • All Special Session papers must be submitted electronically through the paper submission system in PDF format only. BESC 2019 accepts research papers (6 pages), industry papers (2 pages), special session papers (2 pages) and demo papers (2 pages).
  • Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings.
  • Papers must be clearly submitted in English and will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation.
  • Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

All accepted conference papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) and Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer).

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

  • General Chair:     Yidong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
  • Steering Committee Chair:     Guandong Xu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Program Committee Chairs:      Lin Li, Wuhan University of Technology, China Haoran Xie, Hong Kong Management University Uesugi ShiroMatsuyama, University, Japan
  • Local Arrangement Chair:     Jun Wu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
  • Publication Chair:     Yi Jin, Beijing Jiaotong University, China Wei Wang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
  • Finance and Registration Chair:     SongHe Feng, Beijing Jiaotong University, China