Data Mining and Big Data Analytics Technical Committee

Governance

Under the supervision and the coordination of the IEEE CIS Technical Activities Committee, The Data Mining and Big Data Analytics Technical Committee (DMTC) is established to: (1) promote the research, development, education and understanding the principles and applications of data mining and big data analytics and (2) to help researchers whose background is primarily in computational intelligence in increasing their contributions to this area.

Membership

DMTC shall have a Chair, two Vice-Chairs and a number of Members. The Chair shall be appointed by the President of the Society in January. The DMTC Chair shall appoint two Vice-Chairs and a number of Members. TC Chairs shall be appointed by the President of the Society in January. The TC Chair will then appoint two TC Vice-Chairs and TC Members. The appointment of the TC Vice-Chairs and the TC Members needs to be approved by the Vice President for Technical Activities. TC Chairs, Vice-Chairs and committee members must all be IEEE CIS members. The term of service expires at the end of the calendar year for which they have been appointed. If you are interested in being considered for a position on one of our Technical Committees, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a link to your CV.

Officers

Current directory of officers and members: Data Mining and Big Data Analytics Technical Committee Members.

Funding

Funding for the committee shall be provided by the CIS in the annual budget request. Once approved by the CIS ExCom and AdCom, funds will be available to support the DMTC activities. The Chair shall be responsible for the appropriate use of the approved funds with supporting documentation. 

Activities

The DMTC shall engage in various activities in order to advance the goals described above, including but not limited to the following: Identify and promote new areas of research, propose special sessions to the CIS-sponsored conference organizers, publicize success stories on solving real data mining problems, participate in paper review and selection for CIS-sponsored conferences and publications, recommend candidates/papers for awards and collaborate on production of tutorials and book series with the Multimedia Committee. The DMTC will also assist in soliciting proposals for focused workshops or special sessions and actively work with the organizers of CIS-sponsored conferences to ensure their technical excellence.

Meetings

Meetings will be called by the Chair once or twice a year, usually in conjunction with the CIS AdCom meetings or as requested by the DMTC members. Sufficient advance notice of the meetings will be given to the members, as well as to other interested parties. The Chair shall prepare an agenda before the meeting, and shall prepare minutes for distribution after the meeting.

Amendments

This Charter becomes official after at least 2/3 core members present at The Committee Meeting approves it. Subsequent changes and amendments also require 2/3 majority vote.

Task Forces