Call For Papers

ICDL 2016 invites original submissions focusing on the theme of the conference Smart Future: Knowledge Trends that will Change the World. Contributions are invited for main conference sessions.


Important dates

  • 20 September 2016 - Submission of full papers
  • 15th October 2016 - Notification of acceptance of paper with comments
  • 30th October 2016 - Submission of the final paper after incorporating comments

Topics for contributions (but are not limited to) include the following.

Copyright Transfer Agreement

Knowledge Discovery & Open Data Mining

  • Big Data in Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Mining in the Linked Data Cloud
  • Text/Web/Social/User Behavior Mining
  • Data Structures, Frameworks, and Models underlying Knowledge and Data Mining
  • Natural Language Analysis and Sentiment Detection
  • Data and Information Retrieval (e.g. cross-language retrieval, interactive retrieval methods, multimedia and cross-modal information retrieval)
  • Data and Information Quality
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Data Management and Processing
  • Open Data/Open Access
  • Open Research Strategies
  • Open Innovation and Crowd Funding
  • Visualization of Knowledge, Semantic Information and Linked Data
  • Usage and Usage Data Analytics
  • Data Schemes and Interoperability Formats
  • Application of MOOCs in blended learning environment

Social Media Analytics and Computing

  • Social Media, Social Web, and Social Network Analysis
  • Web 2.0, 3.0, and Future of Internet
  • Collaborative Knowledge Creation and Crowdsourcing
  • Information Quality and Knowledge Maturing
  • Community Evolution
  • Social Information Seeking and Recommended Systems
  • Social Search and Retrieval Systems
  • Temporal and Spatial Analysis of Social and Information Networks
  • Social-Semantic-Content Networks and their Analysis
  • Semantic Uplifting in Social Networks
  • Social Gaming and Human Computing
  • Mobile Social Networking and Mobile web

Knowledge and Innovation Management

  • Enterprise 2.0 and Corporate Web 2.0
  • Mobile Work and Performance Support
  • Service Innovation
  • Personal Information Management
  • Innovation Process and Knowledge Maturing
  • Knowledge Transfer and Experience Management
  • Process-oriented Knowledge Management
  • Increasing Efficiency and Measurement Approaches
  • Convergence of Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Skill and Competency Management
  • Service-oriented Architectures and Knowledge

Digital Research

  • Digital Library Development, architecture and management
  • Information Storage and Retrieval Systems
  • Multi-linguality and Interoperability
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Digital Preservation and Access Management
  • Digital Library Case Studies and Best Practices
  • E-Learning and E-Publishing
  • Digital Library Standards and Policy
  • Open Archive Initiatives (OAI)/Post Metadata Harvesting (PMH)
  • Multimedia Content Management
  • Sustainable Digital Library Model
  • Dl Service Marketing
  • Semantic and Ontology, Taxonomy Management

ICDL invites original papers typed on MS Word 2000. The word limit for each paper is 5000 words. All papers should be written in English, conforming to the submission guidelines for acceptance for presentation in the conference. Each submitted paper will be reviewed by a panel of experts and only well-researched and well-written papers will be accepted for presentation. It is expected that all accepted papers will be presented at the conference by the author(s). A few papers shall also be selected for the poster session presentation. The conference proceedings that will be distributed to the participants will include the selected papers (for presentation at the conference) and abstracts (selected for presentation in the poster session).

Papers may be submitted to the ICDL secretariat online , using the conference website or electronically at


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