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The 2018 International Conference on Progress in Informatics and Computing (PIC-2018) will be held on Dec 14-16, 2018 in Suzhou, China, which is one of the most beautiful ancient city in China and famed as the heaven on earth. It has long been both a center of commerce and a haven for scholars, artists, and skilled craftsmen.

PIC-2018 will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners in academia and industry to discuss the progress, challenges, experiences and trends of the theoretical and application issues in computer science, software and information management, to exchange ideas, share knowledge and promote future cooperation.

PIC-2018 is sponsored by IEEE Beijing Section, co-organized by Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Tongji University. It will also be partly supported by Soochow University and Shanghai University, China. It is the Sixth in the series of PIC conference. The former conferences were held in 2010, 2014, 2016 in Shanghai, and 2015, 2017 in Nanjing. The previous conferences were great successful and all the proceedings were published by IEEE Xplore and indexed by EI.


Coference Chairs

  • Yinglin Wang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China)
  • Kang Zhang (The University of Texas at Dallas,USA)
  • Mengqi Zhou (IEEE Beijing Section, China)

Steering Committee Chair

  • Hamido Fujita (Iwate Prefectural University, Iwate, Japan)

Program committee Chairs

  • Yaoru Sun(Tongji University)
  • Guodong Zhou (Soochow University, China)
  • Xing Wu (Shanghai University, China)
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Abstract submission deadline
Draft paper submission deadline

PIC2018 proceedings will be published by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE Press) , as well as IEEE Xplore database, and will be submitted for indexing by EI Compendex.  Selected papers will be recommended for publication in several international journals, such as Knowledge Based Systems, Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (Science), etc.

Submission Topics

Artificial Intelligence

Big Data Analysis

Multimedia Computing

Software Engineering


All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. Submissions of papers describing original work in, but not limited to, the following topics are welcome.

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  • Conference Date

    Dec 14



    Dec 16


  • Aug 10 2018

    Abstract Submission Deadline

  • Aug 20 2018

    Draft paper submission deadline

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