20th International Conference on

Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM)

July 9-11, 2008, Hong Kong, China

The SSDBM conference series focuses on concepts, tools, and techniques for scientific and statistical database applications. The 2008 meeting marks the 20th time that scientific domain experts, databases researchers, practitioners and developers will come together to share their new insights and to discuss in a stimulating environment future research directions. The conference will consist of a single track of presentations, including invited talks and peer-reviewed papers selected from among the submissions to this call for papers, and panel discussions. The conference proceedings will be published as a volume in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

SSDBM will address all areas of scientific and statistical database management. We solicit full papers (up to 18 pages LNCS style) describing original work not published or under review elsewhere. Papers selected after peer review will be included in the conference proceedings and presented orally at the conference.

Topics of particular interest include (but are not limited to):

We also invite short papers (up to 6 pages LNCS style) describing systems and software demonstrations or discussing new ideas or work in an early stage. Accepted short papers will be featured in a poster-and-demonstration session.