What is New
Welcome to BESC 2020
The 7th International Conference on Behavioural and Social Computing (BESC2020) will
take place in Bournemouth United Kingdom, 5-7 November 2020. The conference is organized by Bournemouth University (Virtual Conference), UK.
BESC aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from data mining, artificial intelligence, statistics and analytics, business and marketing, finance and politics, and behavioral, economic, social and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions.
All accepted and presented papers expect to be included in IEEE Xplore and submitted for indexing in DBLP, Scopus, Google Scholar, and EI etc. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer) and Web Intelligence.
The organizing committee has decided to deliver BESC 2020 as a virtual event:
- All accepted BESC2020 papers will pay a significantly reduced registration fee, mainly to
cover proceedings, technical and organisational support, and online hosting;
- Presentations for BESC 2020 shall be prepared by authors with audio/video
embedded on them. They will be uploaded online and made accessible to the conference
registrants and, with authors’ consent, to the public.
- Both synchronous and asynchronous Q&A will be arranged. This is to
accommodate differences in timezones.
- Authors of BESC2020 accepted papers will be given the option to
present in BESC2021; they will pay a discounted registration fees.
Journal Special Issues
Selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals
Last year, selected BESC 2019 papers were recommended to:
- WWWJ (three papers)
- SNAM (two papers)
- WI (three papers)
- IDD (two papers)
Prof. Yan Jia
Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China
Prof. Panos Markopoulos
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Prof Raghavendra Rau
Cambridge University, UK