Message from DSS 2020 General Chairs

Michael Sheng, Girija Chetty, Xiaowen Chu

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Other


Message from the DSS 2020 General Chairs HPCC-SmartCity-DSS 2020 Welcome to the 6th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Systems (DSS 2020). Given the COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions, as the safety of people is of the highest priority, the conference will be held virtually on December 14-16, 2020. On behalf of the Organizing Committee of DSS 2020, we would like to express our sincere and warm welcome to all of participants! The IEEE DSS 2020 Conference, the 6th event in the series, a prime international forum for researchers, industry practitioners and domain experts to exchange the latest advances in Data Science and Data Systems as well as their synergy. DSS 2020 is sponsored by IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC), and IEEE CPSS. DSS 2020 consisted of the main conference with 12 regular and 6 short paper presentations out of 69 submissions from more than 10 countries or regions. For the successful initialization and organization of this international conference with this size and diversity, we counted on the great support of many people and organizations. First of all, we would like to sincerely thank Laurence T. Yang (St. Francis Xavier University, Canada) and Jinjun Chen (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia), the Steering Chairs of DSS, for giving us the opportunity to organize the conference and for their support and guidance. We would like to express our special thanks to the Program Chairs Gunasekaran Manogaran (University of California, Davis, USA), Francesco Piccialli (University of Naples FEDERICO II, Italy), and Yaliang Zhao (St. Francis Xavier University, Canada & Henan University, China) for their excellent work and tremendous efforts in organizing an excellent program committee, conducting a rigorous double-blind review, selecting high quality papers from a large number of submissions, and preparing an excellent conference. We are grateful to the Workshop Chairs Jinke Wang (Henan University, China), Leo Y. Zhang (Deakin University, Australia), Jie Lei (Nanchang University, China), and Caihong Yuan (Henan University, China), as well as other chairs and members for their great supports. We thank all the reviewers for their hard work in reviewing the manuscript, providing constructive feedback to the authors and making the paper well selected. Most importantly, we are grateful to all the authors for the high quality of the papers submitted to the main DSS 2020 conference and its workshops. Last but not least, we would like to thank the DSS 2020 web and the Virtual Conference organizing team for the excellent arrangements of the conference. Thank you to everyone who attended DSS 2020, we hope the conference will be exciting and interesting for your research and professional activities, and that IEEE DSS will be one of the best conferences in the field! Michael Sheng, Macquarie University, Australia Girija Chetty, University of Canberra, Australia Xiaowen Chu, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong DSS 2020 General Chairs


Conference22nd IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, 18th IEEE International Conference on Smart City and 6th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Systems, HPCC-SmartCity-DSS 2020
CityVirtual, Fiji


Dive into the research topics of 'Message from DSS 2020 General Chairs'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this