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Call for Papers 

The Fourth International Symposium on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security(SNAMS-2017) 
Prague, Czech Republic. August 21-23, 2017


Social network analysis is concerned with the study of relationships between social entities. The recent advances in internet technologies and social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, have created outstanding opportunities for individuals to connect, communicate or comment on issues or events of their interests. Social networks are dynamic and evolving in nature; they also involve a huge number of users. Frequently, the information related to a certain concept is distributed among several servers. This brings numerous challenges to researchers, particularity in the data mining and machine learning fields. The purpose of this SNAMS Symposium is to provide a forum for researchers to present and discuss their work which is related to social network analysis. This Symposium is col-located with the 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud-2017), 21-23 August 2017, Prague, Czech Republic.
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Topics of Interest:
Researchers are encouraged to submit original research contributions in all major areas, which include, but not limited to:
* Social networks mining
* Social networks security and privacy 
* Social networks architecture and growth
* Social networks visualization and large scale data representation
* Geographical aspects of social networks
* Social networks and big data 
* Impact of social networks 
* Social networks data analysis tools and services on the Cloud 
* Opinion mining 
* Sentimental analysis
* Community formation, analysis and detection in Social networks 
* Community formation, analysis and detection in Social networks 
* Personalization of search engines and recommender systems based on social network behavior
* Psychological and criminal studies related to social networks and social networks behavior
* Graphical visualization and analysis of social networks 
* Natural language processing applications/studies on social networks

Papers Submission:

We are pleased to invite you to submit original contributions to SNAMS 2017 via the official submission system at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=snams2017. This can include, technical and experimental, theoretical, conceptual, or a survey. All submissions will be peer-reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity. 

Submissions Guidelines and Proceedings
Manuscripts should be prepared in 10-point font using the IEEE 8.5" x 11" two-column format. All papers should be in PDF format, and submitted electronically at Paper Submission Link. A full paper must not exceed the stated length (including all figures, tables and references). Submitted papers must present original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines may be rejected without review. Also submissions received after the due date, exceeding length limit, or not appropriately structured may also not be considered. Authors may contact the Program Chair for further information or clarification. 
All submissions are peer-reviewed by at least three reviewers. Accepted papers will appear in the SNAMS Proceedings, and be published by the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services and be submitted to IEEE Xplore for inclusion. 
Submitted papers must include original work, and must not be under consideration for another conference or journal. Submission of regular papers must not exceed 6 pages and must follow the IEEE paper format. Please include up to 7 keywords, complete postal and e-mail address, and fax and phone numbers of the corresponding author. Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their work at the conference. Submitted papers that are deemed of good quality but that could not be accepted as regular papers will be accepted as short papers. Length of short papers 

Important Dates

  • Submission Date: 21 April. 2017 
  • Notification to Authors: 30 May 2017
  • Camera Ready Submission: 20 June 2017

Organizing Committee:
General Co-Chairs:
  • Jim Jansen , Computing Research Institute, HBKU, Qatar and The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  •  Mohammad AL-Smadi, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
  • Christian Guetl, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
Technical Program Co-Chairs:
  •  Elhadj Benkhelifa, Staffordshire University, UK.
  •  Zaki Malik, Wayne State University, USA. 
Publication and Publicity Co-Chairs:
  • Houbing Song, West Virginia University, USA.
  • Mohammad Alsmirat, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. 
  • Lo'ai Tawalbah, UCSB, USA.
Steering Committee:
  • Zaki Malik, Wayne State University, USA 
  • Christian Guetl, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
  • Yaser Jararweh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
  • Bas Geerdink, ING, Netherlands 
  • Mahmoud Al-Ayyoub, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan 
  • Bin Guo, Northwestern Polytechnical University. China 
TPC Members:
  • TBA

Journal Special Issues

Selected papers from the will be invited to submit an extended version to the following journal. Papers will be selected based on their reviewers’ scores and appropriateness to the Journal’s theme. All extended versions will undergo reviews and must represent original unpublished research work. Further details will be made available at a later stage.

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