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COMAD is organized by Division II and
Pune Chapter of Computer Society of India (CSI)
and Special Interest Group on Data (SIGDATA).
Call For Papers
For more than 25 years, COMAD has served as the premier international conference on data management in India. COMAD's scope includes all areas of data management including Database Management Systems, Web and Information Retrieval, Data Mining and Big Data Systems. COMAD'16 invites the submission of original research contributions as full papers and posters, as well as proposals for demonstrations, industrial presentations, tutorials, and panels.

RESEARCH PAPERS: If you have original research work that are currently not under review or published elsewhere, you can submit them as full-length research papers to COMAD'16. All full papers have to be submitted through the link provided below, with maximum of 12-pages adhering to the formatting guidelines given at: http://gator3080.hostgator.com/~sigdata/comad2016/submission.html

POSTERS: If you are working on bleeding-edge research ideas, and the work is still in progress, the Poster track of COMAD'16 is for you. The Poster track submissions are at most 6-pages in length, formatted using guidelines at: submission instructions, and are to be submitted just like research papers. Extended abstracts of accepted posters, upto 2 pages in length, will be included in the proceedings.

LATE BREAKING PAPERS: If the work was not ready in time for the original conference deadline, we will permit late submissions of papers and demos that contain late breaking work. The submissions can be at most 6-pages in length, formatted using guidelines at: submission instructions, and are to be submitted like research papers but at a later deadline. Accepted papers, can be presented as posters or demos at the conference, but will not be included in the proceedings.

DEMONSTRATION PROPOSALS: If you have built a system and are keen to demonstrate it to all participants of COMAD’16, you can submit a 4-page demonstration proposal that outlines the system, its novelty and a plan of demonstration.

INDUSTRIAL PAPERS: COMAD’16 strives to bring together the innovations in industry and the research community. The Industrial papers track covers innovative commercial data management systems, applications and database implementations, novel applications of database technology, and experience in applying recent research advances to real-world problems. Submissions to this track should not exceed 12-pages and must adhere to the formatting guidelines at: submission instructions.

TUTORIALS AND PANELS: We invite proposals for tutorials on all topics of potential interest to the COMAD attendees. The proposals should not exceed more than 2-pages in the standard formatting, and clearly indicate the target audience, duration (either 1.5 hours or 3 hours), in addition to the details of the topic. Similarly panel proposals should not exceed more than 2 pages, and should clearly state the topic of discussion in the panel, statement on the importance of the panel discussion, tentative list of anellists and the questions that will be posed to them, etc.

COMAD’16 also features a programming challenge to encourage the active participation of graduate and undergraduate students. The details of the programming contest will be circulated separately.

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