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New Journals

7 brand new journal titles have been published and uploaded to our online database since the previous Highlights. Here are their contents; to find the free full text of the articles of these inaugural issues, please click on the links provided:

 

African Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance

 

  • The challenges of the quality of audit evidence in Libya
  • An African critical interpretation of the positive theory of accounting of Watts and Zimmerman (1978, 1980, 1986)
  • Surveillance model of going concern in banking
  • Adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Africa: benefits, prospects and challenges
  • Corporate governance: a research analysis
  • Board of directors and financial decisions of Tunisian firms

 

African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development

 

  • Urbanisation in Kenya
  • Exploring sectoral elasticity vis-√†-vis per worker income with a focus to agriculture: a study of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Renewable energy sources for generation of electrical power in developing and emerging nations
  • Livestock markets and their role in developing the livestock sector: is there a need for livestock auction markets in Sudan?
  • An analysis of causal nexus between foreign direct investment, exchange rate and financial market development in Nigeria (1970 to 2009)

 

International Journal of Cognitive Biometrics

 

  • Cognitive biometrics: a novel approach to person authentication
  • Performance of single-trial classifications of viewed characters using EEG waveforms
  • Exploiting the P300 paradigm for cognitive biometrics
  • Heartbeat biometrics: a sensing system perspective
  • An evaluation of the generalisability and applicability of the PhysioNet electrocardiogram (ECG) repository as test cases for ECG-based biometrics

 

International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics

 

  • Factors predicting the use of telecare systems: psychological viewpoint
  • An evaluation of the effectiveness of the crew resource management programme in naval aviation
  • Disentangled emotions in blended learning
  • Ergonomics development needs in truck body design - from video analyses to solution proposals
  • Incorporating Markov chain modelling and QFD into Kansei engineering applied to services
  • Improving the visibility of bicycle infrastructure

 

International Journal of Social Network Mining

 

  • Label propagation algorithm: a semi-synchronous approach
  • A quantitative methodology based on component analysis to identify key users in social networks
  • Anonymisation in social network: a literature survey and classification
  • Community structure discovery in Facebook
  • Examining spectral space of complex networks with positive and negative links
  • Small world networks and creativity in audio clip sharing

 

International Journal of Strategic Engineering Asset Management

 

  • A 15-year development path of actions towards an integrated management system: description, evaluation and safety effects within the process industry network in Finland
  • The investment logics of Finnish industrial maintenance service providers
  • Framework and systematic functional criteria for integrated work processes in complex assets: a case study on integrated planning in offshore oil and gas production industry
  • Regeneration engineering for improving technical asset life cycle: an application to weapon systems availability assessment
  • Production system flexibility and product quality relationships in manufacturing firm: an empirical research

 

International Journal of Technology Policy and Law

 

  • WIPO and the ACTA threat
  • Reflections on the uniform domain name dispute resolution policy as it enters its second decade
  • Telecommunications interception and access regulation framework in the US and the UK
  • The problems of openness - effective regulation of open source software
  • Reformulating the 'inventive step' in patent law to achieve an appropriate balance between patent holders and the public
  • Stuck in the middle: the need to refine intermediary liability for copyright infringement in the P2P file-sharing world

 

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Inderscience is pleased to announce that the following new journal titles have been registered, with publication planned for 2012-2013:

 

 

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Social Network Mining - an Overview

Marenglen Biba

Editor in Chief, International Journal of Social Network Mining

 

The growing use of the Internet has led to the birth of networked interaction environments such as social networks. In these kinds of networks, intensive and complex interactions take place among many different entities, leading to huge information networks with outstanding business potential. However, the exponential growth in the number of interacting nodes in these networks has given rise to important challenges for the machine learning and data mining community... More

Risk, reliability and safety are obviously of fundamental concern to any society. The Risk, Reliability and Safety Collection currently features some 15 titles. They range from the general - risk assessment and management, critical infrastructures, and reliability and safety - to specific areas of concern. Within safety, titles include vehicle safety, nuclear safety and food safety. Within the area of risk, they involve business continuity and risk management, decision sciences, risk and management, and financial engineering and risk management. Liability and scientific enquiry are also covered.

 

The full list of journals may be found here, with links to the home pages.

 

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Inderscience regularly publishes calls for papers for special issues of its journals; here are some of the latest calls whose submission deadlines are coming up in the next few months, arranged by submission date within each topic section:

 

www.inderscience.com/rss/calls.php

 

Call for Papers Journal Titles Deadlines
Computing and Communications
Social Web Search and Mining International Journal of Web Science 1-May
Internet of Things: Standards, Technology and Applications International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing 1-May
Nano, Mobile, Cluster and Grid Computing and Advances in Computing Techniques International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering 15-May
Semantic Web Usage in Collaborative Product Design and Development International Journal of Product Development 30-May
Advances in Mobile Computing International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies 31-May
Knowledge and Intelligence in Distributed Systems International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation 31-May
Risk Assessment in Mobile Social Media: Trends, Threats, Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology 20-Jun
Social Networking and Education as a Catalyst for Social Change International Journal of Web Based Communities 30-Jun
Advancements in the Modelling and Optimisation of Complex Problems International Journal of Enterprise Network Management 1-Jul
Social Media, Mobile Technology, and Their Impact on Marketing Communications and E-Commerce: Present and Future International Journal of Information Systems and Management 15-Jul
Cloud Computing and Web Services International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering 20-Jul
Economics and Finance
Energy Pricing and Hedging Strategy International Journal of Revenue Management 31-Jul
Commodities Financial Management International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management 31-Jul
Education, Knowledge and Learning
Advances in Metadata and Semantics for Learning Infrastructures International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies 15-Jun
Managing Services in the Knowledge Economy International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development 1-Jul
eLearning and corporate eWorking International Journal of Innovation in Education 30-Jul
Energy and Environment
Open Source Appropriate Technology World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development 1-May
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability of Systems in the Agile Environment International Journal of Agile Systems and Management 31-May
The Role of Environmental Management in Industrial Ecology Progress in Industrial Ecology, An International Journal 15-Jun
Management and Business
Human Factors and Ergonomics in Organisational Design and Management International Journal of Advanced Operations Management 1-May
Looking International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy 1-May
Reacting Rapidly to Unexpected Customer Requirements International Journal of Product Development 21-May
Religion, Spirituality, and Business in the Emerging Market Economy of China International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management 31-May
Collaborative Innovation: A New Paradigm in Emerging Countries International Journal of Technology Management 31-May
Computer-aided Tools and Methodologies for Early Design International Journal of Product Development 31-May
Transformations and Innovations in Business Service Models and Modelling International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering 1-Jun
Personal Beliefs and IT/IS Development International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management 15-Jun
Young and Innovative Entrepreneurship International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management 30-Jun
Collaboration, Information Sharing and Integration in Supply Chains: Models for Decision Making International Journal of Management and Decision Making 30-Jun
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management in Emerging Economies International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management 30-Jun
Modelling of Integrated Production Systems International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation 1-Jul
Advanced Methodologies of Production in Manufacturing Supply Chains International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering 1-Jul
Innovative Policies on Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 30-Jul
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Learning from Experience and Event Analysis Methods for Improved Safety International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management 1-Jun
Human Factors and Ergonomics in Emergency Management International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics 15-Jul
Science, Engineering and Technology
Noise, Vibration and Reliability in Vehicle Systems International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration 15-May
Computational Optimisation and Engineering Applications International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology 28-Jun
Technology Design for ICT4D Initiatives: Challenges and Opportunities International Journal of Information Technology and Management 30-Jun
Recent Advances in the Design of Drivetrains and Geared Systems International Journal of Powertrains 30-Jun
Effective Engineering Teams: Teaching, Facilitating and Learning International Journal of Collaborative Engineering 13-Jul

 

 

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Editorial News

International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation: Dr. Prem Lal Joshi recently received from Mr. N. N. Vohra, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir in India, the 6th Sardar Vallabhbahi Patel international award for his excellence in the field of research and education. The award is presented to ten people from various fields for 'displaying benevolent services towards country and countrymen'.  Dr. Joshi, a Professor of Accounting at the University of Bahrain, is Editor-in-Chief of IJAAPE.

 

International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative Systems: Prof. Leonard Barolli from the Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT) Department of Information and Communication Engineering in Japan has taken over the development of IJAIS with effect from 1 February this year. Prof. Barolli has experience as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing  and serves on the Boards of other international journals and on the Programme Committees of international conferences. We welcome his appointment and wish him every success with the continued development of IJAIS.

 

International Journal of Electronic Healthcare: Prof. Kai S. Koong, Chair of the CIS and Quantitative Methods Department at The University of Texas - Pan American, has taken over as Editor-in-Chief of IJEH. Prof. Koong is the recipient of the 2011 Southwest Decision Sciences Institute (SWDSI) Distinguished Service Award. We thank Prof. Chang T. Hsieh for his sterling work in developing the title to successful publication and wish Prof. Koong well in his work in further developing the journal.

 

International Journal of Intercultural Information Management: Prof. Jayanthi Ranjan has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of IJIIM. Professor Ranjan is Chairperson of International Relations at the Institute of Management Technology in India.

 

International Journal of Metaheuristics: Prof. Sergio Nesmachnow has agreed to take over the editorship of IJMHeur from Dr. Christine Mumford. Prof. Nesmachnow is Aggregate Professor in the Numerical Center (CeCal) at the Computer Science Institute of the University of the Republic in Uruguay. Dr. Mumford proposed and developed the journal successfully through to publication of it first volume. We are very grateful for Dr. Mumford's invaluable efforts and are pleased to note that she has agreed to remain on the editorial board.

 

International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering: IJMME  has appointed Prof. Gang Chen as its new editor. Prof. Chen is from the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the USA.

 

International Journal of Petroleum Engineering: IJPE  has as its new editor Prof. Shirish L. Patil from the Department of Petroleum at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the USA.

 

International Journal of Services, Economics and Management: Dr. Alain Yee-Loong Chong of the Nottingham University Business School at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus in China has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of IJSEM.

 

International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances: Prof. Refik Culpan has stepped down from the editorship of IJSBA, having overseen the development of the journal to its third volume. We are very grateful to Prof. Culpan for his efforts in successfully establishing the journal. His place is taken by J. Michael Geringer, Professor of Strategy and International Management at the California Polytechnic University Orfalea College of Business. Prof. Geringer is an award-winning researcher, teacher and consultant, with an international reputation for his work in strategic management, international business, joint ventures and alliances, mergers and acquisitions, entrepreneurship, venture capital and the management of technological and human resources.

Inderscience is pleased to have its journals associated with the following events, either as a media partner or as a publisher of selected papers. calls for papers may be found from the linked pages below. (* represents new entries added since the last issue of Highlights)

 

Computing and Communications
* International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ICAISC 2012) 8 July 2012 Cosmopolitan Hotel, Hong Kong
Official website: http://www.interscience.ac.in/Overseas/ICAISC/icaisc.html
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics, Int. J. of Information and Communication Technology
* International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012) 3-5 August 2012 Chennai, India
Official website: http://www.icacci-conference.org/index.html
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Computational Science and Engineering
* The 2012 International Workshop on Context-Aware Computing Applications and Services via Wireless Sensor Network (CAC-WSN 2012) 6-8 September 2012 Gwangju, Korea
Official website: http://web.ftrai.org/cacwsn2012
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, Int. J. of Sensor Networks
* The 4th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC 2012) 10-12 October, 2012 Sanya, Hainan, China
Official website: http://www.cyberc.org/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Cloud Computing
Economics and Finance
* Emerging Markets Risk Management Conference 2012 15-17 August 2012 City University of Hong Kong
Official website: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/conference/emrm2012/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Business and Emerging Markets
International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2012 6-8 September 2012 Taipei, Taiwan
Official website: http://iame2012.org/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics
* International Academic Conference - Adjustment of Economic Structure and Sustainable Development: Perspectives in Russia and China 4-5 October 2012 Yekaterinburg, Russia
Official website: http://www.gsem.ustu.ru/en/home/science1/conf2/conf-oct-2012/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies
Energy and Environment
4th Annual Maghreb/Middle East Renewable Energy Summit 2012 16-17 April 2012 Casablanca, Morocco
Official website: http://www.magenta-global.com.sg/MMERenewableEnergy2012/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Renewable Energy Technology
* 2nd Annual Solid Waste Management Forum 22-24 May 2012 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Official website: http://energy.flemingeurope.com/solid-waste-management/
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management, Int. J. of Environment and Pollution, Int. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development, Int. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making

* Alloys in Power Plant Technology 12-13 June 2012 Berlin, Germany
Official website: http://www.vdi.de/materialsinpowerplants
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Materials and Product Technology, Int. J. of Energy Technology and Policy

* Conventional Power Plant Technologies of the Next Generation 20-21 June 2012 Hamburg, Germany
Official website: http://www.vdi.de/newpowerplants
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Materials and Product Technology, Int. J. of Energy Technology and Policy
Seventh Annual Green Economics Conference "Green Economy: rethinking growth: RIO + 20" 19-21 July 2012 Oxford, UK
Official website: http://www.greeneconomics.org.uk
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Green Economics
* The Third International Renewable Energy Congress (IREC) 20-22 December 2012 Sousse Tunisia
Official website: http://www.irec.cmerp.net
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Energy Technology and Policy, Int. J. of Renewable Energy Technology
Healthcare and Biosciences
* Frontiers in Immunology Research Network (FIRN) Conference 1-4 July 2012 Salzburg, Austria
Official website: http://www.firnweb.com/FIRNCalls.htm
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Immunological Studies
* Frontiers in Immunology Research Network (FIRN) Conference 1-4 July 2013 Monte Carlo, Monaco
Official website: http://www.firnweb.com/FIRNCalls.htm
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Immunological Studies
5th International Conference (MEDSIP 2012) 5-7 July 2012 University of Liverpool, UK
Official website: http://www.medsip12.org
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology
Management and Business

IHT Global Sports Business Summit 25-26 April 2012 Istanbul, Turkey
Official website: http://www.ihtsportsummit.com/sports-summit.aspx
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Sport Management and Marketing
* The 9th Annual IACCM EMEA Forum 25-26 April 2012 Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London, UK
Official website: http://www.iaccmforumemea.com/
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Project Organisation and Management, Int. J. of Procurement Management, Int. J. of Business Process Integration and Management
* 20th Gerpisa International Colloquium 30 May-1 June 2012 Krakow, Poland
Official website: http://gerpisa.org/en/node/1547
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Automotive Technology and Management
International Conference on Innovation and Development 3-5 June 2012 Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA, USA
Official website: http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/project/39/science_technology_and_globalization.html?page_id=371
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Technology and Globalisation
The 2012 SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research 7-9 June 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
Official website: http://sibresearch.org/sibr-conference-call-for-paper.html
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Trade and Global Markets

* European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit 19-21 June 2012 Maritim Hotel Berlin, Germany
Official website: http://www.scleurope.com
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling, Int. J. of Enterprise Network Management, Int. J. of Integrated Supply Management, Int. J. of Logistics Economics and Globalisation, Int. J. of Logistics Systems and Management, Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics, Int. J. of Value Chain Management
* 8th Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies (HSSS) National & International Conference 5-7 July 2012 Thessaloniki, Greece
Official website: http://www.2012.hsss.eu
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Applied Systemic Studies
* Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI) Conference 6-9 July 2012 Salzburg, Austria
Official website: http://www.besiweb.com/HKANTAR3.html
Associated Journals: Global Business and Economics Review, Int. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, Int. J. of Economics and Business Research
International Conference on Management in the New World Order 13-15 August 2012 Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ranchi, India
Official website: http://www.iimranchi.ac.in/icmnwo
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Business and Emerging Markets
* Business Applications of Social Network Analysis (BASNA) 2012 - 3rd International Workshop 26 August 2012 Istanbul, Turkey
Official website: http://basna.in/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Social Network Mining
* Workshop on Information Technologies for Logistics (IT4L) 9-12 September 2012 Wroclaw, Poland
Official website: http://www.fedcsis.org/it4l
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Advanced Operations Management, Int. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling
* The 3rd International Private Law Conference (IPL) 2-5 October 2012 Athens, Greece
Official website: http://www.lspi.net/CFP-IPL.html
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Private Law
* The Ninth International Conference of Global Academy of Business & Economic Research 4-5 October 2012 Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, New York, USA
Official website: http://www.gaberic.org/20.html
Associated Journals: American J. of Finance and Accounting, Int. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence, Int. J. of Accounting and Finance, Int. J. of Financial Services Management, Int. J. of Human Resources Development and Management, Int. J. of Management and Decision Making, Int. J. of Business Performance Management, Int. J. of Business and Emerging Markets, Int. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Int. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance
* International Conference on Management Cases 2012 (ICMC 2012) 29-30 November 2012 Uttar Pradesh, India
Official website: http://www.icmc.org.in/index.html
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Globalisation and Small Business, Int. J. of Human Resources Development and Management, Int. J. of Technology Marketing
* The Tenth International Conference of Global Academy of Business & Economic Research 28-29 December 2012 Sheraton Deira Dubai, UAE
Official website: http://www.gaberic.org/16.html
Associated Journals: American J. of Finance and Accounting, Int. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence, Int. J. of Accounting and Finance, Int. J. of Financial Services Management, Int. J. of Human Resources Development and Management, Int. J. of Management and Decision Making, Int. J. of Business Performance Management, Int. J. of Business and Emerging Markets, Int. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Int. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance
* Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI) Conference 7-10 January 2013 Perth, Fremantle, Australia
Official website: http://www.besiweb.com/HKANTAR3.html
Associated Journals: Global Business and Economics Review, Int. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, Int. J. of Economics and Business Research
* Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI) Conference 6-9 July 2013 Monte Carlo, Monaco
Official website: http://www.besiweb.com/
Associated Journals: Global Business and Economics Review, Int. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, Int. J. of Economics and Business Research
Public Policy and Administration
* The 2nd International Public Law Conference (IPLC) 2-5 October 2012 Athens, Greece
Official website: http://www.lspi.net/CFP-IPLC.html
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Public Law and Policy
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
44th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference (NES2012) 19-22 August 2012 Saltsjöbaden, Stockholm, Sweden
Official website: http://nes2012.se/paper.html
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics
Science, Engineering and Technology

* Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2012 25-26 April 2012 London, UK
Official website: http://www.global-automotive-lightweight-materials.com/
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Automotive Technology and Management, Int. J. of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Int. J. of Vehicle Safety, Int. J. of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, Int. J. of Vehicle Design, Int. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering, Int. J. of Materials and Product Technology, Int. J. of Materials and Structural Integrity, Int. J. of Materials Engineering Innovation
* International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (ICEECS) 9 June 2012 RELC International Hotel, Singapore
Official website: http://www.interscience.ac.in/Overseas/ICEECS/index.html
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics, Int. J. of Information and Communication Technology
2012 International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Materials (ICPEAM 2012) 12-14 June 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Official website: http://www.utp.edu.my/icpeam2012
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Materials Engineering Innovation
4th International Scientific Conference - Management of Technology Step to Sustainable Production (MOTSP 2012) 14-16 June 2012 Zadar, Croatia
Official website: http://motsp2012.org
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Product Lifecycle Management, Int. J. of Transitions and Innovation Systems
10th Transport Engineering Conference (CIT2012) 20-22 June 2012 Granada, Spain
Official website: http://www.cit2012.org
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing
2012 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC 2012) 24-26 June 2012 Wuhan, China
Official website: http://icmic.hust.edu.cn
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Modelling, Identification and Control
International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Integration (VTI 2012) 16-19 July 2012 Changchun, China
Official website: http://www.vti2012.org
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Int. J. of Powertrains, Int. J. of Vehicle Autonomous Systems, Int. J. of Vehicle Design
* The Fuel Efficient Engine Summit 30-31 July 2012 Dearborn, MI, USA
Official website: http://www.fuelefficient-engine.com/Event.aspx?id=745252&refresh=1
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Alternative Propulsion, Int. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Int. J. of Electronic Transport, Int. J. of Energy Technology and Policy, Int. J. of Exergy, Int. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Int. J. of Powertrains, Int. J. of Vehicle Design, Int. J. of Vehicle Information and Communication Systems, Int. J. of Vehicle Performance, Int. J. of Vehicle Safety, Int. J. of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An Int. J.
2012 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2012) 5-8 August 2012 Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Official website: http://2012.ieee-icma.org/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Mechatronics and Automation
6th Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization (PCO 2012) 6-8 August 2012 Las Vegas, USA
Official website: http://www.pcoglobal.com/
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation, Int. J. of Mechanisms and Robotic Systems
ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE) 12-15 August 2012 Chicago, Illinois, USA
Official website: http://www.asmeconferences.org/IDETC2012/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Powertrains
* 2012 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL 2012) 15-17 August 2012 Zhengzhou, China
Official website: http://2012.ieee-ical.org
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Automation and Logistics
The 10th International FLINS Conference on Uncertainty Modeling in Knowledge Engineering and Decision Making (FLINS 2012) 27-29 August 2012 Istanbul, Turkey
Official website: http://www.flins2012.itu.edu.tr/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Information and Communication Technology
* The International Conference on Powertrain Modelling and Control (PMC 2012) 4-6 September 2012 Bradford, UK
Official website: http://www.edt.brad.ac.uk/Welcome/News-Events/PMC-2012-Conference/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Powertrains
2012 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems (ICAMechS 2012) 18-22 September 2012 Tokyo, Japan
Official website: http://www.tuat.ac.jp/~deng/icamechs2012/icamechs2012.html
Associated Journals: International J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems, Int. J. of Modelling, Identification and Control
* 18th IGWT Symposium 24-28 September 2012 Rome, Italy
Official website: http://www.accademiaaisme.it/igwt-2012/homepage
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Energy Technology and Policy, Int. J. of Environmental Technology and Management, Int. J. of Technology Management, World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
* COM 2012: 51st Conference of Metallurgists 30 September-3 October 2012 Niagara Falls, Canada
Official website: http://www.cim.org/COM2012/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Materials Engineering Innovation
* 6th International Symposium on Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-12) 21-25 November 2012 Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Official website: http://www.mam12.ksrct.ac.in
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Materials Engineering Innovation
FISITA 2012 World Automotive Congress 27-30 November 2012 Beijing, China
Official website: http://www.fisita2012.com
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Vehicle Design, Int. J. of Vehicle Autonomous Systems
* First International Conference on Instrumentation Communication, Control, and Automation (ICICCA2013) 4-5 January 2013 Tamil Nadu, India
Official website: http://www.kalasalingam.ac.in/icicca2013.html
Associated Journals: Int. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms, Int. J. of Computational Science and Engineering
* First International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (INCAMA 2013) 28-30 March 2013 Tamilnadu, India
Official website: http://www.kalasalingam.ac.in/mech/incama2013.html
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Machining and Machinability of Materials
* 5th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions and Technologies 29-31 May 2013 Munich, Germany
Official website: http://www.sffmt2013.org/
Associated Journal: Int. J. of Space Science and Engineering

The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience and most have been featured in the scientific and business press as well as the international media:

 

Computing and Communications
Community structure discovery in Facebook
IEEE 802.15.4a UWB receivers in medical applications
Is that you? Authentication in a network without identities
Security analysis of public cloud computing: forthcoming paper in Int. J. Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, (9)1/2, pp.4-20.
Education, Knowledge and Learning
An augmented toy and social interaction in children with autism
Energy and Environment
Can gasoline be saved by financial incentives and training of bus drivers? 'Egged Ltd.' bus company in Israel as a case study: forthcoming paper in Int. J. Sustainable Society, (5)1, pp.5-10.
Exploring the use of a game to stimulate energy saving in households
Identifying design opportunities for reduced household resource consumption: exploring practices of thermal comfort
Life cycle assessment of energy crop production with special attention to the establishment of regional biomass utilisation systems
Renewable energy sources for generation of electrical power in developing and emerging nations
Healthcare and Biosciences
An algorithm for network motif discovery in biological networks
A wireless approach for personal healthcare on everyday mobile devices
Dietary fibre and human health
Failure causes in hip resurfacing arthroplasty - retrieval analysis
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How athletes build their brands
Public Policy and Administration
WikiLeaks: transparency vs. national security
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Children and geotagged images: quantitative analysis for security risk assessment
Efficacy of low-voltage AC for inactivating surface adherent Escherichia coli O157:H7 on beef
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An intelligent RFID system
Development of a nanoparticle microfluidic colour device for point-of-care diagnostics
Nanocomposite materials with antimicrobial activity based on chitosan
Thin film HF RFID tag deposited on paper by thermal evaporation

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