Young Researchers’ Symposium at CODS-COMAD 2018 conference invites submissions from students (undergraduate/master/doctoral) and postdoctoral fellows. This is a unique opportunity for young researchers to have fruitful peer to peer discussion and get feedback from leading senior researchers about their current research work. The submission should describe your current research including motivation, key related works, methodology, initial results, future plans and specific issues that you intend to discuss at the symposium. Submissions will be evaluated based on clarity of the research proposal, significance of the research work, and relevance to the data science community. Selected authors will get chance to present their work both as a poster and a short oral presentation at the symposium. Adequate student travel grant will be provided by the organizers to support the participation.


The submission should not exceed three pages of content plus any number of pages for references. The submission should mention the name of the author, affiliation, status (Undergraduate/Master/ Doctoral/ Post Doc), and contact email address.. Use ACM “sigconf” proceedings template available at: ACM Templates . All the submissions must be made via Easychair. The proceedings will be published in ACM Digital Library. Additionally, authors of selected papers will have the choice to opt their paper out of the conference proceedings.

29th Oct, 2017
15th Oct, 2017

25th Nov, 2017
27th Nov, 2017

Camera ready:
1st Dec, 2017
10th Dec, 2017

11th - 12th Jan, 2018

For any queries, please write to the Young Researchers Symposium Chairs Pawan Goyal, IIT Kharagpur (pawang [AT] cse [DOT] iitkgp [DOT] ernet [DOT] in) and Amit Awekar, IIT Guwahati (awekar [AT] iitg [DOT] ernet [DOT] in)
  • Ashish Anand, IITG
  • Suyash Awate, IITB
  • Vineeth Balasubranaiam, IITH
  • Biplab Banerjee, IIT Roorkee
  • Indrajit Bhattacharya, TCS Innovation Labs
  • Sourangshu Bhattacharya, IITKgp
  • Joydeep Chandra, IITP
  • Ravindranath Chowdary, IIT BHU
  • A Dileep, IIT Mandi
  • Asif Ekbal, IITP
  • Saptarshi Ghosh, IITKgp
  • Neminath Hubballi, IIT Indore
  • Vekateswara Rao Kagita, Mahindra Ecole
  • Manohar Kaul, IITH
  • Narayanan C Krishnan, IIT Ropar
  • Naresh Manwani, IIIT Hyderabad
  • Animesh Mukherjee, IITKgp
  • Sukomal Pal, IIT BHU
  • L A Prasanth, IITM
  • Sayan Ranu, IITD
  • Rishiraj Saha Roy, MPI
  • Moumita Saha, IISc
  • Vijaya Saradhi, IITG
  • Rik Sarkar, University of Edinburgh
  • Debdoot Sheet, IITKgp
  • Anil Kumar Singh, IIT BHU
  • Pramod K Singh, ABV-IIITM
  • Kamlesh Tiwari, BITS Pilani