4th International Conference on Big Data and Information Analytics

Published 18 April, 2018

The primary goal of BigDIA2018 is to promote interactions and collaborations among all scientists, researchers and practitioners who develop data science theories, algorithms and methods to deal with and analyze Big Data from different perspectives such as computer science, statistics, engineering, informatics, mathematics and other quantitative computational sciences as well as domain-specific disciplines.

Themes & Topics

  • Fundamental theories for Big Data analytics
    • Statistical theories for Big Data
    • Computer science theories for Big Data
    • Mathematical theories for Big Data
  • Big Data computing: Architecture, database, algorithm, platform, visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Big Data
  • Application areas:
    • EHR and health care Big Data; Bioinformatics; Imaging data; Precision medicine; Big Data prediction and decision-support systems; Finance and economics; Wearable or mobile device data; and Internet business


Plenary Speakers

  • Richard Baraniuk, PhD, Victor E. Cameron Chair in Engineering. Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Professor, Statistics and Computer Science, Rice University, USA
  • Philip E. Bourne, PhD, FACMI, Stephenson Chair of Data Science, Director of the Data Science Institute. Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, USA
  • C. L. Philip Chen, Ph.D., FIEEE, FAAAS
    Chair Professor and Former Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, The University of Macau, China. Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
  • Sofia Charlotta Olhede, PhD, Professor, Department of Statistical Science. Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science. University College London, UK
  • Peter Spirtes, PhD, Professor, Center for Automated Learning and Discovery, Center for Causal Discovery, Department of Philosophy. Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Zhi-Hua Zhou, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science & Technology. Standing Deputy Director of the National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology Nanjing University, China


Organizing Committee

  • Hulin Wu, Committee Chair (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA)
  • Carlos Ordonez (University of Houston, USA)
  • Zongben Xu (Xi’an Jiaotong University, China)
  • Zhi-Hua Zhou (Nanjing University, China)
  • Maria Fasli (University of Essex, UK)
  • Christopher Jermaine (Rice University, USA)
  • Yike Guo (Imperial College London, UK)
  • Nancy Reid (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Jianhong Wu (York University, Canada)



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