IDEAL 2021 : Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning
Conference Series : Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning
Call For Papers
The International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL) is an annual international conference dedicated to emerging and challenging topics in intelligent data analytics and associated learning systems and paradigms. Following the recent successful events: IDEAL 2020 in Guimarães (virtual), IDEAL 2019 in Manchester, and IDEAL 2018 in Madrid, the 22nd edition, IDEAL 2021 will be back in Manchester, as a physical, virtual or hybrid event. Its core themes or topics include, but not limited to:
Big Data Analytics
Machine Learning & Deep Learning
Information Retrieval and Management
Bio and Neuro-Informatics
Agents and Hybrid Intelligent Systems
Real-world Applications of Intelligent Techniques
Special Sessions & Workshops
You are welcome to suggest a proposal for a Special Session or Workshop on a focused active or emerging topic in the scope of IDEAL - see IDEAL Themes for details..
Instructions for authors
Authors are invited to submit their manuscripts (in pdf format) written in English by the deadline via the conference online submission system (Easychair). All submissions will be refereed by experts in the field based on originality, significance, quality and clarity. All contributions must be original, should not have been published elsewhere and must not be submitted elsewhere during the review period. Papers should be within 8 pages but must not exceed 12 pages, and must comply with the format of Springer LNCS/LNAI Proceedings. (see www.springer.com/lncs )
Paper submission for IDEAL 2021 is via Easychair:
Call for Workshops and Special Sessions
In addition to the regular sessions, there are a few special sessions devoted to emerging topics and areas with growing attention - see IDEAL 2021 website for details. Researchers and prospective organizers are invited to submit a one-page proposal for a special session to the conference address [email@example.com]. Each proposal should include the following information:
• The title of the special session.
• The organizers with their affiliations.
• A description of why the topic is of special interest and how it fits to the scope of IDEAL.
Each special session preferably consists of four or more presentations. Special sessions receiving less than 4 papers will be merged into a suitable regular session.
Workshops focus on new and emerging topics. In contrast to special sessions, workshops should include an introductory talk or tutorial on the topic and will have final discussions at the end of the workshop. Apart from the introductory talk in the discussion, Workshops should preferably include six or more additional presentations. Researchers or prospective organisers are invited to submit a one-page proposals for workshops to the conference address [firstname.lastname@example.org]. In addition to the information required for special sessions, workshop proposal should also include the following:
• The name(s) of the presenter(s) of the introductory talk.
• A theme for the discussion.
Journal Special Issues
Authors of selected accepted papers from IDEAL 2021 will be invited to submit an extended and improved version for consideration for Special Issue in several journals - details to follow.
Best Paper Awards
IDEAL 2021 will award Best Papers awards in several categories, sponsored by Springer and IEEE CIS UK & Ireland Chapter.
It is the organisers' every intention to hold IDEAL 2021 as a traditional physical conference as possible. At the same time, given the COVID uncertainty and possible travel restrictions and difficulties, IDEAL 2021 may accept virtual presentations from the authors of accepted papers. We will watch the situations closely and update you regularly. Should you have any questions, please contact us.
Partners and Co-Sponsors
IDEAL 2021 is organised by the University of Manchester, technically co-sponsored by the IEEE CIS UK & Ireland Chapter. Publication partners are Springer. Registration and Venue partners are Magnifisense and Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre.