Call for Papers

The application of the large volumes of data being collected for defence and counter-terrorism purposes has long been recognised with substantial application of data mining technology both in Australia and overseas. This workshop will advance this effort by facilitating the exchange of ideas and prototype systems between academics and industry and the application of data mining technology to these areas.

This workshop will therefore cover areas as diverse as:

... indeed, any area which has application to defence and counter-terrorism. However, all technology must be directly focussed, through prototype or expected usage, to the theme of the conference.

The workshop is to be co-located with the Australasian Computer Science Week (ACSW) of conferences and workshops in Hobart, Tasmania in January 2006. This set of conferences includes the 29th Australasian Computer Science Conference, the 17th Australasian Database Conference, and six other conferences and workshops.

Paper Format

We are seeking original papers which the authors are freely able to discuss with the other delegates. Papers should be limited to 10 pages and be formatted according to the guidelines specified for the CRPIT series at their Procedures and Resources for Authors page. Papers will be published in the ACSW Frontiers volume of the Australasian Computer Science Week (ACSW) in Hobart, Tasmania in January 2006.

Papers should be sent (in PDF format) to John Roddick by the due date. Your email should also include the title, authors and abstract of the paper in plain text form.


The proceedings of the workshop will be available without restriction. The organisers and the ACS will not be liable for any breaches of confidentiality resulting from the workshop.

Support for Australian Postgraduates

ARC Research Network in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery will provide support for postgraduates studying at Australian universities to attend the conference. Further details in due course.

Key dates

Closing date for PapersWednesday August 31, 2005
NotificationWednesday September 28, 2005
Camera Ready Copies dueWednesday October 19, 2005
WorkshopOne day of Monday-Wednesday, January 16-19, 2006