KDD-2005 Call for Workshop Proposals

David Duling sasdhd at unx.sas.com
Sun Feb 20 14:00:54 EST 2005


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KDD-2005 CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS
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The Eleventh ACM SIGKDD International Conference
on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

August 21-24, 2005
Chicago, IL, USA

http://www.acm.org/sigkdd/kdd2005
http://www.kdd2005.com

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The KDD-2005 organizing committee invites proposals for workshops to
be held in conjunction with the conference. The purpose of a workshop
is to provide participants with the opportunity to present and discuss
novel research ideas on active and emerging topics of knowledge
discovery and data mining. A workshop should also support the
interaction and feedback among topic specialists from academia,
industry and government.

The organizers of approved workshops are required to announce the
workshop and call for papers, gather submissions, conduct the
reviewing process and decide upon the final workshop program. They
must also prepare an informal set of workshop proceedings to be
distributed with the registration materials at the conference. They
may choose to form organizing or program committees for assistance in
these tasks.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Workshop proposals due:  March 7, 2005 
Notification of acceptance/rejection:  March 28, 2005

PROPOSAL DETAILS:
Proposals should be no more than three pages in length and must
include the following:
    * Description of the workshop topic and the associated research
      issues
    * Reasons why an ACM SIGKDD workshop on this topic should take
      place
    * Description of the anticipated target group(s) of attendees
    * Duration of the workshop (full day or half day)
    * Contact information (address, email, phone) for all organizers,
      and a designated primary contact person

The organizers are encouraged to provide the following additional
information if possible:

    * A preliminary list of reviewers
    * A list of potential authors
    * A list of potential attendees

Proposers are encouraged to have their drafts reviewed by potential
workshop participants before submission.

Workshop proposals should be sent by e-mail in either PDF/PS or ASCII
format to the Workshops Chair: Mohammed J. Zaki (zaki at kdd2005.com).
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