The 6th International Conference on Soft Computing in Data Science 2021 (SCDS2021) - Home


The First and Second International Conference (SCDS2015, SCDS2016) were successfully held in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Subsequently, SCDS2017 was successfully hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. Chulalongkorn University successfully hosted SCDS2018 from 15-16 August 2018. In 2019, Kyushu Institute of Technology (KYUTECH), Iizuka, Japan successfully hosted SCDS2019 from 28-29 August 2019.

The 6th International Conference on Soft Computing in Data Science 2021 (SCDS2021) will be hosted virtually by IBDAAI (Institute for Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence), UiTM, with the collaborations of Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, UiTM, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science and Data Analytics, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia, and Research Nexus, UiTM from 2-3 November 2021. The theme of the conference is ‘Science in Analytics: Harnessing Data and Simplifying Solutions’. SCDS2021 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.

SCDS2021 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 and registered papers of SCDS2021 will be published in the renowned series of "Communications in Computer and Information Science series" by Springer Verlag.


The SCDS2015, SCDS2016, SCDS2017, SCDS2018 and SCDS2019 proceedings were published in the Communications in Computer and Information Science series which is abstracted (indexed) by DBLP , EI, Scopus and were submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings. Authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit extended paper to:

• Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier.(Q1: Fast Track Submission)

• Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT)
  ( (Q2)

• Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology (with additional publication charge of RM750) (Q3)


Keynote Speakers

Prof Ts. Dr. Roziah Binti Mohd Janor

Acting Vice-Chancellor UiTM & Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic & International UiTM

YBhg Dato' Sri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin

Chief Statistician Malaysia

Research Areas

Big Data Analytics, Economics

Professor Dr. Guan-Hua, Huang

Institute of Statistics,
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.

Research Areas

Aging, Nursing, Schizophrenia, Diabetes, Sensory Impairments (hearing, vision, olfaction), Data Science


Professor Dr.rer.pol. Heri Kuswanto

Faculty of Science and Data Analytics,
Institute Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia.

Research Areas

Computational Statistics, Econometrics, Extreme Weather and Climate

Associate Professor Dr. Aiden Doherty

Group Leader,
Oxford Big Data Institute Oxford University, UK.

Research Areas

Wearable Sensors, Machine Learning, Genomics

Associate Professor Dr Simon Fong

Information Science Department,
University of Macau, China.

Research Areas

E-Commerce, Data Mining, Business Intelligence, Intelligent Agent Technology, Electronic Governance

Professor Dr. Richard C Millham

Durban University of Technology Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

Research Areas

Cloud Computing, Big Data, Social Media, Security and Creative Computing

Assistant Professor Dr. Ubydul Haque

University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Research Areas

Spatial epidemiology, Statistical Modeling, Big Data Analytics

Poster SCDS 2021