May 15, 2019
Research paper abstract submission deadline
May 22, 2019    (23:59 , AoE time)
Research paper submission deadline
Aug 8, 2019
Research paper acceptance notification
Aug 27, 2019
Research paper camera ready submission deadline

All above deadlines are based on the Anywhere on Earth time.


Full and Short Research Papers

Theme: Empowering AI for Future Life

Notice: Research paper acceptance notification date is postponed to Aug 8, 2019
  • Topics of Interest
  • We encourage submissions of high quality research papers on all topics in the general areas of databases, information retrieval, and knowledge management. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
  • Data and information acquisition and preprocessing (e.g., data crawling, data quality, data privacy, data wrangling)
  • Integration and aggregation (e.g., semantic processing, data provenance, data linkage, data fusion, data warehousing, privacy and security, modelling)
  • Infrastructures (e.g., cloud computing, data intensive computing, database systems, indexing and compression, search engine architectures, distributed systems)
  • Special data processing (e.g., multilingual text, sequential, stream, spatio-temporal, graph, multimedia, scientific, and social media data)
  • Multi-modal data and knowledge processing (e.g., natural language processing, speech recognition, computer vision, knowledge graphs)
  • Analytics and machine learning (e.g., OLAP, data mining, machine learning and AI, scalable analysis algorithms, event detection and tracking, deep neural networks, deep learning)
  • Information access and retrieval (e.g., web search, question answering and dialogue systems, retrieval models, query processing, personalization, recommender and filtering systems)
  • Data presentation (e.g., visualization, summarization, readability, understandability, VR, speech input and output)
  • Users and interfaces for information and data systems (e.g., user behavior analysis, user interface design, personalization, interactive analysis, spoken interfaces)
  • Comparative evaluation, performance studies and benchmarks (e.g., online and offline evaluation, study of best practices)
  • Applications (e.g., digital health, urban systems, biomedical informatics, security, business intelligence, computational social science, data-enabled discovery, social media)
  • Submission and Review Guidelines
  • Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished full-length (10 pages) and short (4 pages) research papers that are not previously published, accepted to be published, or being considered for publication in any other forum. Full-length papers should satisfy the standard requirements of top-tier international research conferences. Short papers should describe interesting ongoing work, new discoveries and insights, or summaries of significant projects, and be material that is suited to poster presentation.
    Manuscripts should be submitted electronically, as PDF formatted using the ACM camera-ready templates (sample-sigconf.tex) provided on the CIKM webpage; however with the author names removed to conform with double-blind submission requirements. Full papers cannot exceed 10 pages in length and short papers cannot exceed 4 pages in length. Papers should be submitted through the CIKM 2019 online submission system. The list of authors cannot be changed after a paper has been submitted for review.
    Authors have the option to upload supplementary materials to cover more details that cannot be included in the main manuscript. Note that supplementary materials are regarded as support materials, and they are optional for reviewers to review. The authors also need to pay attention to anonymize the supplementary materials.
    CIKM 2019 review of both the full and the short papers will be double-blind. For this reason, submissions must be properly anonymized. Lack of anonymization may result in rejection without review. Submissions will receive an "accept" or "reject" decision based on the version that was submitted. CIKM19 provide the option of transferring rejected long papers for consideration of short papers. The authors will be asked to select (or not) the option when making a long paper submission.
    At least one author of each accepted paper (both short and full paper) must register for the conference by paying a full registration before the final version submission deadline, and must attend the conference and present the work as scheduled in the conference program. Short papers will be presented via a poster session, and authors are expected to present the poster. Work that is not presented at the conference by its authors may be removed from the ACM Digital Library and/or the final version of the proceedings.
    There is no industry paper track at CIKM 2019. Instead, some speakers will be invited to give industrial talks. We encourage industry participants to submit their papers to the regular research paper track or the applied research paper track.
  • Dual Submission Policy
  • It is not allowed to submit papers that are identical (or substantially similar) to versions that have been previously published, or accepted for publication, or that have been submitted in parallel to other conferences. Such submissions violate our dual submission policy. There are several exceptions to this rule:
    1. Submission is permitted for papers presented or to be presented at conferences or workshops without proceedings, or with only abstracts published.
    2. Submission is permitted for papers that have previously been made available as a technical report (or similar, e.g., in arXiv). In this case, the authors should not cite the report, so as to preserve anonymity.
  • ACM Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment