15th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases

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[minti_headline size=”fontsize-xl”]15th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases[/minti_headline][minti_headline type=”h2″]August 21 – 23, 2017 | George Mason University, Washington D.C.[/minti_headline]

The International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases 2017 (SSTD 2017) is the 15th event of a series of biannual symposia that discuss new and exciting research in spatial, temporal and spatio-temporal data management and related technologies with the goal to set future research directions. The primary focus of SSTD symposia is on original results in the areas of theoretical foundations, design, implementation, and applications of spatial and temporal database technology. SSTD also welcomes experience reports from application specialists and the commercial community that describe lessons learned in the development, operation, and maintenance of actual systems in practical and innovative applications. The goal is to exchange research ideas and results across academia, industry and government from diverse geographies, and career stages.

The SSTD 2017 will be held in the Washington, D.C. area at the George Mason University campus in Arlington, Virginia, USA.

Authors are invited to submit electronically original, English-language research contributions or experience reports not concurrently submitted elsewhere. Similar to the previous symposia, accepted papers will be published by Springer as proceedings in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Details about the conference, dates, and submission can be found on this page. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following in context of spatial, temporal and spatio-temporal databases:

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Abstract Deadline: March 5, 2017
Paper Deadline: March 12, 2017
Notification: May 7, 2017
Conference: August 21-23

Submission and registration forms have not yet been published. Please check back in the coming weeks.

  • Access Method 
  • Big Data 
  • Computational Geometry 
  • Critical Evaluation of Standards Proposals 
  • Crowdsourcing Spatial Data 
  • Database Design and Conceptual Modeling 
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 
  • Data Quality and Cleaning 
  • Data Types and Query Languages 
  • Data Warehousing and Decision Support 
  • Experiments, Benchmarks and Performance Evaluation 
  • Geographic Information Retrieval 
  • Graph Modeling and Algorithms 
  • Keyword Search in Databases
  • Indoor Space 
  • Moving Objects 
  • Ontologies and Taxonomies 
  • Parallel and Distributed Databases 
  • Privacy, Security and Integrity 
  • Query Optimization 
  • Real Applications and Systems 
  • Recommendation Systems 
  • Spatial (Road) Networks 
  • Sensor Networks 
  • Spatial Data Streams 
  • Uncertain, Imprecise and Probabilistic Data 
  • User Interfaces and Visualization 
  • Web Information Retrieval
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[minti_headline type=”h4″ align=”align-left” margin=”0 0 10px 0″]General Chairs[/minti_headline]

Chang-Tien Lu, Virginia Tech, USA
Yan Huang, University of North Texas, USA 

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Agnès Voisard, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Chengyang Zhang, Microsoft, USA
Wei-Shinn Ku, Auburn University, USA 

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Erik Hoel, ESRI, USA 

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Matthias Renz, George Mason University, USA
Michael Gertz, Heidelberg University, Germany
Xiaofang Zhou, University of Queensland, Australia 

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Andreas Zuefle, George Mason University, USA
Liang Zhao, George Mason University, USA

[minti_headline type=”h4″ align=”align-left” margin=”0 0 10px 0″]Local Arrangements[/minti_headline]

Nektaria Tryfona, George Mason University, USA