General Information

This website lists scientific conferences in the area of computer science that best match a given query. The following four query types are available:

Below, the different search types are briefely explaind together with their query syntax.

Most information to a conference (such as name, relevant keywords, or quality rating) originates from DBLP. However, not all information is present in DBLP. Therefore, other attributes, such as submission deadlines, conference dates, or the url of the conference website are user editable (see Section Editing Conference Details).

A static query further allows to output a table with some selected conferences (and their location, deadline, etc.) that you can include in your website (see Section Bookmarkable Static Result Table).

General Search

The general search type is a combination of the other three search types. A query can thus consist of single keywords, conference names, and author names. For the details about these terms please refer to the section that describes the respective search method. As all for all search types, the query is not case sensitive.

A typical genearal search might look like:

Keyword Search

The keyword search allows to retrieve conferences by relevant keywords. The keywords were extracted from the titles of all publications that appeared in the conference during the last 10 years.

In a query, each keyword is treated separately. Any non-word characters (i.e. not in [a-zA-Z_0-9]) are removed prior to the search. Note that neither the order of the keywords nor double quotes around two (or more) keywords will affect the results. Further, no preprocessing such as stemming is applied to the keywords. Thus, a search for network is not the same as a search for networks. Again, the search is case insensitive.

A typical keyword search might look like:

Related Conference Search

The related conference search allows to search for conferences that are similar to a given conference. Two conferences are considered similar if authors publishing in the first venue would also often publish in the second venue.

To search for related conferences, the conference name has to be spelled exactly as it is specified in the search tool (note, however, that the search is case insensitive). For each conference, two names are accepted:

Names that contain whitespaces have to be entered in double quotes. It is also possible to search for multiple conferences.

Typical related conference searches might look like:

Author Search

The author search allows to retrieve conferences in which an author has most often published over the past 10 years.

For the moment, an author name has to be spelled exactly as it is specified in DBLP (again, the search is case insensitive). You can use the DBLP Author Search to determine the correct spelling.

Since an author name contains whitespaces, it always has to be entered in double quotes. It is also possible to search for multiple authors.

Typical author search queries might look like:

Editing Conference Details

Most conference information originates from DBLP. Some information, however, is not present in DBLP and the website users are supposed to fill this gap. In particular, every user can edit the following conference attributes:

The important dates for a conference are the following:

To edit a conference, click on the corresponding pen-icon on the right side on the results page. Alternatively, click on the link to the conference details (i.e. the corresponding conference name in the results list) and edit the details page using the Edit button.

Bookmarkable Static Results Table

Maybe you want to include a table with the important dates and location information for your favorite conferences on your website. This section explains how you can create a link that returns this information from our database. In case some data (url, location, submission deadline, etc.) does not appear in the table, feel free to insert the missing data using the procedure explaind in Editing Conference Details.

The URL of the static results table consists of the following parameters:

Typical URLs might look as follows: