MOD 2017 Paper Format

Please prepare your paper in English using the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) template, which is available here. Papers must be submitted in PDF.

Types of Submissions

When submitting a paper to MOD 2017, authors are required to select one of the following four types of papers:

  • Long paper: original novel and unpublished work (max. 12 pages in Springer LNCS format);
  • Short paper: an extended abstract of novel work (max. 4 pages);
  • Work for oral presentation only (no page restriction; any format). For example, work already published elsewhere, which is relevant and which may solicit fruitful discussion at the conference;
  • Abstract for poster presentation only (max 2 pages; any format). The poster format for the presentation is A0 (118.9 cm high and 84.1 cm wide, respectively 46.8 x 33.1 inch).

    For research work which is relevant and which may solicit fruitful discussion at the conference.


All accepted long papers  will be published in a volume of the series on Lecture Notes in Computer Science from Springer after the conference. Instructions for preparing and submitting the final versions (camera-ready papers) of all accepted papers will be available later on.

All the other papers (short papers, abstract of the oral presentations, poster presentations) will be published on the MOD 2017 web site.

Submission System

All papers must be submitted using EasyChair. The link to submit papers is the following:

  • Paper Submission Deadline: May 15, 2017
  • Decision Notification to Authors: June 30, 2017
  • Camera Ready Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017


MOD Conference past editions:

  • MOD 2016 Proceedings, Springer LNCS 10122, Machine Learning, Optimization, and Big Data Second International Workshop, MOD 2016, Volterra, Italy, August 26-29, 2016, Revised Selected Papers  Editors: Pardalos, P.M., Conca, P., Giuffrida, G., Nicosia, G. (Eds.).
  • MOD 2015 Proceedings, Springer LNCS 9432, Machine Learning, Optimization, and Big Data First International Workshop, MOD 2015, Taormina, Sicily, Italy, July 21-23, 2015.