For all questions, please email the SDM18 Organizers (email address will be provided at a later date).
Papers submitted to this conference must not have been accepted or be under review by another conference with a published proceedings or by a journal. The work may be either theoretical or applied, but should make a significant contribution to the field.
All papers accepted should have a maximum length of 9 pages (single-spaced, 2 column, 10 point font, and at least 1" margin on each side). Authors should use US Letter (8.5" x 11") paper size. Papers must have an abstract with a maximum of 300 words and a keyword list with no more than 6 keywords. Authors are required to submit their papers electronically in PDF format (postscript files can be converted using standard converters) to Microsoft Submission CMT submission site (link will be provided at a later date) by the posted deadline dates.
We would like to encourage you to prepare your paper in LaTeX2e. Papers should be formatted using the SIAM SODA macro, which is available through the SIAM website. You can access it at http://www.siam.org/proceedings/macros.php. The filename is soda2e.all. Make sure you use the macros for SODA and Data Mining Proceedings; papers prepared using other proceedings macros will not be accepted.
For Microsoft Word users, please convert your document to the PDF format.
All submissions should clearly present the author information including the names of the authors, the affiliations and the emails.