Research Papers

Authors are invited to submit electronically original, English-language research contributions or experience reports not concurrently submitted elsewhere. Submitted papers will be refereed by at least three reviewers for quality, correctness, originality, and relevance. Similar to the previous symposia, accepted papers will be published by Springer as proceedings in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). The space limit for full papers is 18 pages in LNCS style. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following in context of spatial, temporal and spatio-temporal databases:

  • Access Method
  • Big Data
  • Computational Geometry
  • Critical Evaluation of Standards Proposals
  • Crowdsourcing Spatial Data
  • Database Design and Conceptual Modeling
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Quality and Cleaning
  • Data Types and Query Languages
  • Data Warehousing and Decision Support
  • Experiments, Benchmarks and
    Performance Evaluation
  • Geographic Information Retrieval
  • Graph Modeling and Algorithms
  • Indoor Space
  • Keyword Search in Databases
  • Moving Objects
  • Ontologies and Taxonomies
  • Parallel and Distributed Databases
  • Privacy, Security and Integrity
  • Query Optimization
  • Real Applications and Systems
  • Recommendation Systems
  • Spatial (Road) Networks
  • Sensor Networks
  • Spatial Data Streams
  • Uncertain, Imprecise and Probabilistic Data
  • User Interfaces and Visualization
  • Web Information Retrieval


Research paper submissions should have a maximum of 18 pages in LNCS format (to be included in the proceedings). Sample style files are available for Latex2e and Microsoft Word. The use of Latex2e is preferred.

Please submit your manuscript via the EasyChair submission portal for research papers. If you have any questions about paper submissions, you may contact program chairs via email to

Submission Portal