2nd Call for Papers (Abstracts): European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA) 2019 in Bayreuth (March 18-20, 2019)

By | 15. November 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Registration is open and we cordially invite you to register for ECDA 2019 in Bayreuth from March 18-22, 2019, at University of Bayreuth, via www.ecda2019.de

ECDA solicits contributions to theoretical as well as application-oriented research on topics in the realm of data science, with a specific focus on data analytics. With its motto „Multidisciplinary Facets of Data Science“, ECDA 2019 specifically emphasizes the important interplay of disciplines involved in data science, most notably statistics and computer science as well as various application areas like, e.g., Biostatistics, Finance, Marketing, Medicine and Health Care, Social Sciences. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

Theory and Methods:

Big Data; Clustering, Classification, Discrimination and Regression; Data Science; Databases and Data Management; Data Mining, Text and Web Mining; Data Visualization; Dimension Reduction; Image Analysis and Computer Vision; Impact of Technical Revolution and Library Science; Knowledge Representation and Discovery; Machine Learning; Mathematical Foundations of Data Science; Multivariate Methods; Online Algorithms and Algorithms for Data Streams; Social Network Analysis; Statistical and Econometric Methods; Symbolic Data Analysis.


Archeology; Biostatistics; Business and Management; Economics; Education; Engineering; Finance; Geosciences; Industrial Automation; Linguistics; Marketing; Medicine and Health Care; Musicology; Psychology; Risk Management; Social Sciences.

Besides, ECDA will feature several special sessions on interesting research themes within the scope of the conference, e.g., special sessions on Interpretable Machine Learning (organized by Johannes Fürnkranz and Ute Schmid) or on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics (organized by Dominik Heider).

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: open until December 1, 2018
  • Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection: December 31, 2018
  • Early registration deadline: January 15, 2019
  • Registration deadline: February 15, 2019
  • Full paper submission: May 15, 2019

Titles and abstracts are submitted in plain text (no LaTeX, no .docx). The length of an abstract should be around 300 words (with 500 words as a strict upper bound). Formatting guidelines for full papers will be provided after the conference.

Abstract submission is open until December 1, 2018 (but will probably be extended to December 31, 2018). You can submit your abstract here.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the book of abstracts and made available at the conference. Accepted full papers will be published in the Journal „Archives of Data Science, Series A“.


We are looking forward to welcoming you in Bayreuth next year,

Daniel Baier, Berthold Lausen and Angela Montanari on behalf of the local organizing and the program committee.