The European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) is calling for papers for ERCIM News special issue on Big Data. The deadline for contributions is Thursday, 9 February 2012.
ERCIM’s goal is to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry.
Their next special issue on Big Data aims to report the most recent European research activities and projects focus on building systems to support effective and efficient data-intensive multidisciplinary research.
The editors welcome submissions of short articles (700-800 words) covering both fundamental and practical research results on, but not limited to, the following topics:
Data Modeling (new data models, domain-purpose metadata, data provenance, data context, data quality, data uncertainty)
Scientific Data Management
Data Tools (massive data mining, data analysis, data visualization)
Data Infrastructural Services (data/service discovery, data linking, data sharing, data integration, data harmonization, data fusion, scientific workflow management, data citation)
All submitted articles will be subject to a review process.