The 1st International Workshop on Mobile Data Analytics (MoDA 2013)

In Conjuction with IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013)
8 April 2013, Brisbane, Australia


Call for Papers

Important Dates

Submission Instructions


Program Committee


Call for Papers

As the recent advances in mobile devices, sensing, communication, and computing have made mobile data ubiquitous, effectively analysing mobile data becomes a central issue in a wide variety of applications.

Mobile data analytics is the next generation of business intelligence, allowing companies and organization

to make better business decisions based on effective understanding of mobile data. The main goal of the

workshop on Mobile Data Analytics is to provide a forum to share original ideas, research results, and practical development experiences among researchers and application developers.


The topics of interest for MoDA include, but are not limited to:


- Real-time analysis on mobile data
- Visualization of mobile data analytics, including smartphones and tablets
- Business intelligence for mobile data
- Online mobile data analytical processing
- Big mobile data management
- Mobile data analytics in the Cloud
- Processing mobile sensor data, including GPS and in-vehicle sensor data
- Management and control of on-device sensory data
- Mobile data compression

- Mobile data mining
- Social data analysis in mobile environments

- Mobile web services
- Mobile workflow management
- Pervasive computing
- Context-aware data processing

- Mobile data privacy



Important Dates


Submission deadline: Monday 19 Nov 2012
Author notification: Friday 14 Dec 2012

Camera-ready papers due: Friday 21 Dec 2012





Submission Instructions

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that are not being considered for publication

in any other forum. Papers will be evaluated according to their significance, originality, technical content, style, clarity, and relevance to the workshop. At least one author of each accepted paper is expected to attend the workshop.


Paper submissions are limited to maximum 8 pages, formatted according to the ICDE formatting guidelines 

(IEEE camera-ready format). Formatting instructions and LaTeX macros are now available for download: 

   - LaTeX users: please download this file.
   - Word users: please download this file.


Submissions to the Workshop are accepted only in pdf format via the workshop submission site:



Camera-ready papers must be in PDF format and have passed through the IEEE PDF eXpress to ensure compliance to the IEEE Xplore format. Please go to the IEEE PDF eXpress site at and open an account by following the link "New Users - Click Here". You will need the Conference ID which is "ICDEW13wkx". Then submit your paper(s), to get feedback about their compliance with IEEE Xplore. If not compliant, address the comments on the feedback, and retry until you have produced compliant documents. Please find the attached instruction.


At least one author per paper must register for the workshop (details on registration will be posted later on the conference website), for the paper to be included in the proceedings. Papers which are not presented by any author at the conference will be removed from the proceedings in IEEE Xplore.






08:50 - 09:00 Welcome
09:00 - 10:30

Session 1 - Research Papers

Client-Centric OLAP on Mobile Devices
Zheng Xu, Wo-Shun Luk, Stephen Petchulat 
Simon Fraser University, SAP Research Canada

Signature Generation for Sensitive Information Leakage in Android Applications
Hiroki Kuzuno, Satoshi Tonami
Intelligent Systems Laboratory, SECOM Co., Ltd.

RFID Based Vehicular Networks for Smart Cities
Joydeep Paul, Baljeet Malhotra, Simon Dale, Meng Qiang
SAP Research Singapore

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

Session 2 - Invited Papers

ShareLikesCrowd: Mobile Analytics for Participatory Sensing and Crowd-sourcing Applications
Arkady Zaslavsky, Prem Jayaraman, Shonali Krishnaswamy
ICT Centre, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia

Strong Location Privacy: A Case Study on Shortest Path Queries
Kyriakos Mouratidis
Singapore Management University

On the Link(s) Between “D” and “A” in Mobile Data Analytics
Goce Trajcevski
Northwestern University

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch




















Program Committee

Karl Aberer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Siwtzerland 
Man Lung Yiu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Hoyoung Jeung, SAP Research, Australia

PC Members

Baljeet Malhotra, SAP Research, Singapore

Bin Yang, Aarhus University, Denmark
Dipanjan Chakraborty, IBM Research, India

Fan Wang, Microsoft Corporation, USA
Hua Lu, Aalborg University, Denmark
Joachim Gudmundsson, University of Sydney, Australia
Ki-Joune Li, Pusan National University, South Korea
Kostas Tzoumas, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Marc van Kreveld, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Matthias Renz,Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Mohamed A. Sharaf, The University of Queensland, Australia
Nicholas Nicoloudis, Monash University/SAP, Australia

Patrick Laube, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Reynold C.K. Cheng, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sebastian Michel, Saarland University, Germany

Suman Nath, Microsoft Research, USA

Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan

Yongluan Zhou, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Zoltan Miklos, University of Rennes, France
Zhixian Yan, Samsung Research, USA