Submission Types & Procedure

We are seeking participants from both academia and industry who are conducting researches on all aspects of social recommender systems. We solicit long papers, short papers, and demonstrations on all aspects of social recommender systems. Long papers should present original research work and can be of up to 6 pages in length. Short papers report on work in progress and can have up to 4 pages. Presenters of demos are asked to submit short papers describing their system.

Papers should be submitted in PDF format through the EasyChair system at Formatting should be according to the ACM SIG Proceedings templates: Paper selection will be based on a peer review process; there will be no double-blind review process – author names and affiliations should be included in the paper.

All submitted papers must:

  • be written in English;
  • contain author names, affiliations, and email addresses;
  • be formatted according to the ACM SIG Proceedings template ( with a font size no smaller than 9pt;
  • be in PDF (make sure that the PDF can be viewed on any platform), and formatted for US Letter size;
  • occupy no more than six pages, including the abstract, references, and appendices.

It is the authors’ responsibility to ensure that their submissions adhere strictly to the required format. Submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines may be rejected without review.

At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the workshop. Information about registration is provided at the KDD 2015 Web page: