Call for Abstracts

Jan 17th - 19th 2018
THIRD CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS
ANALYTICS IN FINANCE AND INDUSTRY
Call for
Abstracts
PRESENTATION
The aim of the conference BAFI 2018 is to bring together researchers and developers
from data science and related areas with practitioners and consultants applying the
respective techniques in different business-related domains. We pretend to stimulate
an academic exchange of recent developments as well as to foster the mutual
influence between academia and practitioners.
At BAFI 2018 we focus on methodological developments aimed at uncovering
information contained in large databases, as well as on business applications in
various sectors, such as finance, retail, and telecommunication, among others.
Jan17th-19th
Santiago - Chile
CONFERENCE TOPICS
Topics at this conference include, but are not limited to:
Business Analytics - Applications:
Business Analytics - Methods:
• Credit Scoring and Financial Modeling
• Dimensionality Reduction, Feature Extraction, and Feature Selection
• Forecasting
• Supervised, Semi-Supervised, and Unsupervised Methods
• Fraud Detection
• Statistical Learning Theory
• Web Intelligence and Information Retrieval
• Online Learning, Data Stream Mining, and Dynamic Data Mining
• Marketing, Business Intelligence, and e-Commerce
• Graph Mining and Semi-Structured Data
• Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems
• Spatial and Temporal Data Mining
• Social Network Analysis
• Deep Learning and Neural Network Research
• Privacy-preserving Data Mining and Privacy-related Issues
• Large Scale Data Mining
• Text Mining, Sentiment Analysis, and Opinion Mining
• Uncertainty Modeling in Data Mining
SPEAKERS
Confirmed speakers at the conference are (more to be announced):
Francisco Hererra, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
Bart Baesens, KU Leuven, Belgium
Bart Baesens
ORGANIZERS
SPONSORS
w w w. b a f i c o n fe re n c e.c l
Francisco Herrera
Jan 17th - 19th 2018
THIRD CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS
ANALYTICS IN FINANCE AND INDUSTRY
Jan17th-19th
Santiago - Chile
COMMITTEES
IMPORTANT DATES
& GENERAL INFORMATION
PROGRAM COMMITTEE
• Richard Weber, Universidad de Chile, Chile (Chair)
• Cristián Bravo, Southampton University, UK
• Emilio Carrizosa, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
• Sven Crone, Lancaster University, UK
• Matt Davison, Western University, Canada
June 30, 2017
Deadline for submission of extended abstracts
August 15, 2017
Accept/reject decision
• David Díaz, Universidad de Chile, Chile
November 15, 2017
• Dominik Slezak, University of Warsaw, Poland
Deadline for early registration
• José María Merigó, Universidad de Chile, Chile
• Felipe Tobar, CMM - Universidad de Chile, Chile
• Hisao Ishibuchi, Osaka University, Japan
• Sebastián Maldonado, Universidad de Los Andes, Chile
• Wouter Verbeke, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
January 17-19, 2018
BAFI 2018
Conference location
Facultad de Economía y Negocios, Universidad de Chile
Santiago, Chile
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
STUDENT GRANTS
• Jaime Miranda, Universidad de Chile, Chile (Co-chair)
We will offer a number of travel grants for students that
• José María Merigó, Universidad de Chile, Chile (Co-chair)
present their work at BAFI 2018. The following two categories
• Cristián Bravo, University of Southampton, UK
will be considered:
• Richard Weber, Universidad de Chile, Chile
• National category: students enrolled at a Chilean university
• Sebastián Maldonado, Universidad de los Andes, Chile
or staying at a Chilean address at the time of the conference.
• Karla Jaramillo, ISCI, Chile
• International category: students enrolled at a university
• Soledad Arriagada, ISCI, Chile
outside Chile and staying abroad at the time before the
conference starts.
GENERAL INFORMATION & CONTACT
Please visit www.baficonference.cl for information about Conference Fees,
Venue, Program and more.
ORGANIZERS
SPONSORS
w w w. b a f i c o n fe re n c e.c l
info@bafi.cl
@bafichile