This article (presented at the ER2016 conference) proposes a conceptual schema providing a holistic view of conference-related information (e.g., authors, papers, committees and topics). This schema is automatically and incrementally populated with data available online.

A number of data analysis and visualization algorithms are applied on top of this data to provide meaningful information to prospective authors, PC members and conference steering committees. If you’re one of them, I hope you’ll find this work interesting!