Feb 22


General Chair:
Ashok N. Srivastava, NASA Ames Research Center

Program Chair:
Nitesh V. Chawla, University of Notre Dame

Area Chairs:
Claire Monteleoni, Columbia University – Earth & Environmental Systems
Kirk Borne, George Mason University – Space Science
Paul Melby, MITRE – Aerospace & Engineering Systems

Poster Chair:
Kanishka Bhaduri, MCT/NASA Ames Research Center

Proceedings Chair:
Amal Shehan Perera, University of Moratuwa

Publicity Chair:
Karsten Steinhaeuser, University of Minnesota

Local Arrangements Chair:
Elizabeth Foughty, MCT/NASA Ames Research Center


Feb 22


There is no registration fee to attend this conference. Participants will be asked to pay a nominal amount for covering food and refreshments.

To register for CIDU, please visit our registration site.

To purchase food for the conference, please visit our food registration site. Please note that we do not accept American Express. For participants that do not wish to pay for food at the conference, there are a variety of local dining options available. However, we encourage participants to join us for meals, as they are an important part of the networking opportunities at CIDU.

Feb 22

Important Dates

Papers submissions due: June 10, 2011 (Updated)

Acceptance notification: July 22, 2011 (Updated)

Camera-ready papers due: July 29, 2011

Poster abstracts due: July 29, 2011 (Updated)

Poster decision notification: August 19, 2011

Although registration is complimentary, we encourage

registration by August 31, 2011 as space is limited.

Feb 22

Poster Submission

The CIDU 2011 Program Committee also solicits submissions of 2-page extended abstracts reporting new and interesting results, ideas, work-in-progress, as well as highlights of work published within the last 12 months. The topics of interest for poster submissions are the same as for the refereed paper track. Posters will be peer-reviewed based on quality and significance, and authors of accepted posters will be asked to present a technical poster during the CIDU 2011 conference. All accepted papers will also be invited to present a poster to highlight the work.

Poster abstracts due: August 12, 2011

Poster decision ... [read more]

Feb 22

Areas of Interest

Methodology Papers/Posters

Focus on algorithmic or methodological innovations that are relevant to one or more application areas or hold the potential for one or more applications. The authors should clearly specify the (potential) application of their work. We also invite papers that have a data visualization component.

Earth & Environmental Systems Applications

  • Climate and ecology data sciences
  • Climate modeling
  • Sustainability
  • Geographic information systems
  • Geospatial intelligence
  • Spatio-temporal data mining
  • Visual analytics for earth science data
  • High-performance computing applications
  • Evaluation or validation techniques

Space Science Applications

  • On-board and real-time machine learning
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Constraint-driven data mining ... [read more]