CFP: 1st International Workshop on Computational Aspects of Network Science (with ADBIS'21)
CAoNS 2021 in conjunction with ADBIS 2021

August 24, 2021

The 1st International Workshop on Computational Aspects of Network Science (CAoNS) will be held in conjunction
with the 25th European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS'2021). CAoNS provides 
opportunities for researchers and practitioners to share their original research results, and practical development 
products on Network Science.

CAoNS aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners working on areas related to any kind of network, 
such as networks of devices, World Wide Web, social, bibliographic, biological networks, complex systems, and so on, 
with main focus on the management of networked data (retrieval, evolution) and on the use of analytics for predictive 
purposes and/or on the analysis of the networks themselves. Due to numerous applications, there is a growing interest 
in such systems from the point of view of modeling, capturing, storing and management. This is where IT comes into play, 
e.g. graph databases, machine learning, distributed and parallel processing. 

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
Machine Learning for Network Data Management
   Data Mining for Network Data
   Deep (Reinforcement) Learning for Network Data
Network/Graph Databases
   NoSQL, RDF, Query languages
   Compressing, (Learned) Indexing
   Parallel/Distributed processing
   Novel Test/Benchmark collections
Analytics in Networks
   Diffusion processes
   Ranking/Search algorithms
   Network Evolution and Growth
   Topology (prediction)
Security for Networked Data
   Anomaly detection
   Data protection
   Crime data mining and network analysis
   Trust and Reputation

Deadline for submissions: May 9, 2021
Notification date: June 13, 2021
Camera ready due: June 27, 2021
Workshop date: August 24, 2021

All papers will be peer-reviewed. Papers should be submitted in PDF format using the EasyChair online submission system via this 
EasyChair link . Be careful to select the CAoNS track for your submission.
Submitted papers should not exceed 6 pages for short papers and 12 pages for full papers, including figures, tables and references. 
Accepted papers will appear in the CCIS book series published by Springer. Author instructions along with LaTex2e (preferred) and 
Word macro files are available at 
For each accepted paper, at least one of the authors MUST register for the conference by the camera-ready submission deadline 
with a full registration.

A special issue with selected papers will appear at a prominent journal (to be announced shortly).

Program Co-Chairs:
Dimitrios Katsaros, University of Thessaly (Greece)
Yannis Manolopoulos, Open University of Cyprus and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)

(List to be populated further)
Richard Cbeir (U. de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, FR)
Maria Halkidi (U. Piraeus, GR)
Andreas Kaltenbrunner (U. Pompeu Fabra, ES)
Evangelos Kanoulas (U. Amsterdam, NL)
Fragkiskos Malliaros (U. Paris-Saclay, FR)
Fragkiskos Papadopoulos (Technical U. of Cyprus, CY)
Dimitrios Papakostas (Hellenic Air Force, GR)
Evaggelia Pitoura (U. Ioannina, GR)
Dimitrios Rafailidis (U. Thessaly, GR)
Ryan Rossi (Adobe, US)
Alex Thomo (U. Victoria, CA)
Sherali Zeadally (U. Kentucky, US)

Please email all questions about submissions to 
Dimitrios KATSAROS  or Evangelia FRAGKOU