2nd Call for Papers

Department of Statistics P. Fortunati
University of Bologna "Alma Mater Studiorum" (Italy)

Classification and Data Analysis Group of the

Italian Statistical Society

organize the

International Federation of Classification Societies

July 6
th-8th, 2015 - Bologna

We are proud to announce the keynote speakers that have already confirmed their participation to the IFCS2015 Conference:

> Gerda Claeskens (BE)
Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani (USA)

Marco Riani (IT)
Terry Speed (AU)

Two tutorials will be held in parallel in the afternoon of Sunday, the 5th of July, namely:

> Distributional Data Analysis, by
Prof. Rosanna Verde

> The New Science of Big Data Analytics, Based on the Geometry and the Topology of Complex Systems, by Prof. Fionn Murtagh

Submission schedule and guidelines are indicated on the conference website: http://ifcs.boku.ac.at/ifcs2015

Awards will be given to selected papers. For further details see:

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Some opportunities for publishing your work include:

> IFCS supports the Journal of Classification (JoC) and the Journal Advances in Data Analysis and Classification (ADAC). Participants are encouraged to submit their full papers for the publication in these journals after the regular peer-review process.

> The International Journal Statistica (http://rivista-statistica.unibo.it/) plans to publish an issue entirely devoted to the core topics of the conference.

> Post-proceedings will be published into a prestigious and indexed series in collaboration with an international publisher.

Conference topics

Applications in Natural Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Biology • Banking and Finance • Bioinformatics and Biostatistics • Biomedical Data Analysis and Imaging • Business and Industry • Classification, Discriminant Analysis, and Supervised Learning • Clustering and Unsupervised Learning • Complex Event Processing • Data Analysis in Archaeology • Databionics • Exploratory Data Mining • Formal Concept Analysis • Geospatial Planning • Graphics and Vision • Image Analysis and Computer Vision • Information Retrieval and Library Science • Knowledge Discovery • Linguistics and Musicology • Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition • Marketing and Management • Medical and Health Sciences • Psychology and Educational Sciences • Social Network Analysis • Statistical Data Analysis and Models • Swarm Systems • Symbolic Data Analysis • Text Mining, Web Mining, and Ontology Learning • Visualization 

Important dates: 

March 31, 2015: Deadline one page abstract submission 

April 15, 2015: Notification of acceptance
May 15, 2015: Deadline standard registration
June 15, 2015: Deadline late registration on line
July 5, 2015: Preconference workshops
July 6-8, 2018: IFCS-2015 conference

We look forward to seeing you in Bologna in July 2015

Francesco Palumbo Chair Scientific Program Committee 

Angela Montanari Chair Local Organizing Committee
Maurizio Vichi President of IFCS

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