We welcome you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing in Data Science 2017 (SCDS2017) which will be held in Yogyakarta (Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta) from 27-28 November 2017. The theme of the conference is ‘Science in Analytics: Harnessing Data and Simplifying Solutions’. SCDS2017 have invited renowned international and local keynote speakers who are academia or practitioners to share their knowledge and experience in the area in the applications of soft computing in various disciplines. This conference aims to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to share their research work and to create rigorous international research collaborations.

SCDS2017 targets participants from universities, government agencies and industries with the ultimate aim of bridging the gap between academia and the industry. Research collaborations between the academia and industry can lead to the advancement of useful analytics and computing applications for providing real time insights and solutions.

All accepted conference papers will be published in the proceedings  by Springer. The SCDS2015 and SCDS2016 proceedings  were published  in the Communications in Computer and Information Science series which is abstracted (indexed) by DBLP, EI, Scopus and it is submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings.