spring Highlights 2017
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5 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:


International Journal of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing


  • Optimum process parameters for efficient and quality thin wall machining using firefly algorithm
  • Fundamental characteristics of material removal and surface formation in diamond turning of porous carbon
  • A study on curved surface laser ablation using beam profile approach
  • Weld speed effects on quality of Ti/Al dissimilar metal joints using laser beam welding
  • Optimisation of honing process parameters for reducing surface roughness and power consumption on grey cast iron (FG-260I)
  • Building without melting: a short review of friction-based additive manufacturing techniques
  • Femtosecond laser micromachining of zirconia green bodies


International Journal of Bibliometrics in Business and Management


  • Organisational ambidexterity: a literature review using bibliometric methods
  • Bibliometric analysis of international researches on innovation metrics
  • What drives publishing in top management journals: an analysis of language, quantitative competency and financial support
  • Analytical evaluation of emerging scientific trends in business intelligence through the utilisation of burst detection algorithm
  • Business ethics research in the hospitality industry: topics, methods and trends


International Journal of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering


  • Fuzzy logic in production sequencing: the case of a cosmetics manufacturer in Brazil
  • Applying rule-based classification techniques to medical databases: an empirical study
  • Data warehouse ETL+Q auto-scale framework
  • Evaluating loans using variable benchmark data envelopment analysis
  • Sectoral optimisation of India's foreign direct investment inflows - does it support economic development?


International Journal of Intelligent Systems Design and Computing


  • Design and development of web enabled fuzzy expert system using rule advancement strategy
  • Markov chains and linear model-based hybrid prediction algorithm for cognitive agents
  • Diagnosis of EEG-based diseases using data mining and case-based reasoning
  • Design of prisoner's dilemma-based fuzzy C-means computed torque controller for PUMA-560 robot manipulator
  • Speech recognition using deep neural network - recent trends
  • A new look at compactly supported biorthogonal Riesz bases of wavelets
  • Identity verification system: a visual cryptography-based approach to prevent fraudulent in admission process
  • An improved extreme learning machine to classify multinomial datasets using particle swarm optimisation
  • Cluster labelling using chi-square-based keyword ranking and mutual information score: a hybrid approach
  • Intramodal palmprint recognition using texture feature
  • Medical device design - an introduction to systems risk
  • Application of Epanechnikov kernel smoothing technique in disability data


International Journal of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation


  • University research mobilisation and the fourth industrial revolution
  • Importance of research, innovation and commercialisation for technological success
  • Universities as cornerstones in science, technology and innovation ecosystems
  • When regime changes slow down niche development: the example of wind energy business in Finland
  • Innovation and knowledge transfer in Nigeria
  • The impact of technological innovation on SME's profitability in Nigeria
  • Intelligent business decision-making research with innovative fuzzy logic system
  • Firm size, ownership, industry characteristic and enterprises' R&D behaviour - based on survey to the agricultural leading enterprises of Jiangxi Province


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Wassim Jaziri and Michel Mainguenaud
Editor in Chief and Deputy Editor, International Journal of Spatial, Temporal and Multimedia Information Systems


Today, the rapid development of mobile phones, embedded GPS and related technologies provides a large amount of available data: structured or not, reliable or not, with spatial, temporal and multimedia components. The associated volume of this data is considerable, and conventional databases are not adapted for handling such data. One of the arising questions is therefore: how can we handle such data? Information systems with specific data types are required to handle such new data. Studies on spatial, temporal and multimediaoriented data have been carried out, albeit separately, for a long time... More

Risk, reliability and safety are fundamental concern to any society and it is difficult to access news media today without one of these words appearing prominently. This is particularly true following the very recent events in London. 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, supply chains and human factors are also covered.


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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:




Call for Papers Journal Titles Deadlines
Computing, Mathematics and Communications
Cloud-based Data Processing in Electronic GovernmentElectronic Government, an International Journal1-May
Future Directions in Computer-Aided Engineering and TechnologyInternational Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology1-May
New Trends in Many-Objective OptimisationInternational Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation1-May
Computational Intelligence: Theory, Methods and ApplicationsInternational Journal of Swarm Intelligence15-May
Machine Learning and the Internet of ThingsInternational Journal of Internet of Things and Cyber-Assurance15-May
Inventive Systems and Internet of ThingsInternational Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications28-May
Applied Soft Computing Strategies for Effective Business Data Analytics International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining30-May
Soft Computing Techniques for Bio-Medical Signal and Image Processing International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology30-May
Wireless Networks and the Internet of ThingsInternational Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions30-May
Advances in Computational SystemsInternational Journal of Computational Systems Engineering31-May
The Future Promise of Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Cities: Governance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation ManagementWorld Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development31-May
Data Engineering and Intelligent Computing Systems International Journal of Autonomic Computing12-Jun
Remote Sensing Big Data: Theory, Methods and ApplicationsInternational Journal of Spatio-Temporal Data Science15-Jun
Security, Privacy and Trust in Computing and Secured Transactions International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions30-Jun
Education, Knowledge and Learning
Future Impacts on Mobile Learning and OrganisationInternational Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation1-May
Learning, Change, Innovation and Leadership in South Asia and East AsiaInternational Journal of Learning and Change15-Jun
Progress in Higher Education Curriculum for SustainabilityInternational Journal of Higher Education and Sustainability30-Jun
Mobile Learning and Knowledge SharingInternational Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation26-Jul
Energy and Environment
Green and Material Processing Technologies for a Sustainable EnvironmentProgress in Industrial Ecology, An International Journal10-May
Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems: SDEWESInternational Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development15-May
Sustainable Computing for Waste Management and SystemsInternational Journal of Environment and Waste Management31-May
Quantitative Energy Finance Applied to Environmental and Climate ProblemsInternational Journal of Global Energy Issues30-Jun
Sustainable Energy TechnologiesInternational Journal of Renewable Energy Technology30-Jun
Biosphere Management Progress in Industrial Ecology, An International Journal 17-Jul
Healthcare and Biosciences
Future Impact of Nano and BiomaterialsInternational Journal of Nano and Biomaterials1-May
Evolution of Health and Sustainable DevelopmentInternational Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development15-Jun
Happiness and Well-Being in AfricaInternational Journal of Happiness and Development30-Jun
Computational Intelligence Paradigms in Health InformaticsInternational Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices1-Jul
Management and Business
Research on the Social Impact of Technological InnovationInternational Journal of Business and Globalisation10-May
Empowering Innovation in the Public SectorInternational Journal of Public Sector Performance Management15-May
Regional Triple Helix for Accelerated Development International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development 30-May
Culture, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Practices in the MENA RegionMENA Journal of Cross-Cultural Management31-May
Inventory Systems and Fuzzy Set TheoryInternational Journal of Supply Chain and Inventory Management31-May
Lifecycle Management of Product-Service Systems and Smart ProductsInternational Journal of Product Lifecycle Management31-May
Operations Management of Various Logistics Flows International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management 31-May
Applied Economics and BusinessInternational Journal of Economics and Business Research1-Jun
Business and Economic Challenges in the Post-Great Recession: Global Economy and Business at a CrossroadsInternational Journal of Business and Globalisation20-Jun
Coordinating, Collaborating and Co-operating for Innovative ChangeInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business30-Jun
Creativity Management and EngineeringInternational Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management30-Jun
Enterprise Network Management Technologies and Tools for E-commerce, Mobile Commerce and Social Commerce Frameworks International Journal of Enterprise Network Management 30-Jun
Evidence-based Management in Technology EnterprisesInternational Journal of Technoentrepreneurship30-Jun
New Trends in Agile Manufacturing: The Path to Intelligent, Competitive Manufacturing and Sustainable GrowthInternational Journal of Agile Systems and Management1-Jul
Supply Chains for a Circular EconomyInternational Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience1-Jul
Applications of Data Envelopment Analysis in ManufacturingInternational Journal of Engineering Management and Economics15-Jul
Employability in the Era of the Fourth Industrial RevolutionInternational Journal of Economics and Business Research30-Jul
Extending Strategy and Operations Management through TechnologyInternational Journal of Business Environment31-Jul
Research Methods in International ManagementEuropean Journal of International Management31-Jul
Public Policy and Administration
Secure Data Communication and Intelligent Data Processing for Electronic GovernanceElectronic Government, an International Journal1-May
Science, Engineering and Technology
Challenges in Smart Reasoning Intelligent SystemsInternational Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems1-May
Heavy Vehicle Systems in Real-Time ApplicationsInternational Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems1-May
Advances in Additive ManufacturingInternational Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation30-May
Advances in Measurement Science and TechnologyInternational Journal of Materials and Product Technology30-Jun
Advances in Metrology of Surface TopographyInternational Journal of Surface Science and Engineering30-Jun
Human-Machine Interaction and Internet of Vehicles International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication Systems 30-Jun
Science in Implementing the SDGs: Challenges and Innovative SolutionsWorld Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development30-Jun
Advances in Forensic Engineering Beyond 2020: Innovation, Technology and ChallengesInternational Journal of Forensic Engineering1-Jul
Artificial Intelligent Techniques Applied to the Study of Engineering ApplicationsInternational Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems30-Jul
Advances in Intelligent Machine Tools and ManufacturingInternational Journal of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems 31-Jul
Composite Materials: Fabrication, Engineering and ApplicationInternational Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation31-Jul
Measurement Science in Machining TechnologyInternational Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials31-Jul
Uncertain Structural SystemsInternational Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems31-Jul
Society and Leisure
Transportation Planning for Human Flourishing: Changing Paradigms of Urban MobilityWorld Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development1-Jun
Emotion and Decision Making in a Connected SocietyInternational Journal of the Digital Human 1-Jul
Film and Contemporary Representations of the Exotic Other: Gazing Through Filmic EyesInternational Journal of Tourism Anthropology30-Jul


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IJ Family Business and Regional Development announces best paper/reviewer awards


The International Journal of Family Business and Regional Development has announced two awards emanating from the Editor-in-Chief. 1) The Best Paper Award will be awarded by the Editor-in-Chief in the amount of U.S. $750 to the author(s) of the best paper published in an entire volume. In addition, the author(s) of the best paper will be provided with a subscription to the journal for 1 year. 2) The Best Reviewer Award will be also awarded by the Editor-in-Chief in the amount of U.S. $250 to one reviewer for an entire volume of publication based upon quality of review and the number of reviews undertaken, and will also be awarded a 1-year subscription to the journal.


New book from the Editor of the Int. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies


Dr. James S. Etim, Professor of Education at Winston Salem State University in the USA and Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Gender Studies in Developing Societies, has edited a book titled Introduction to Gender Studies in Eastern and Southern Africa. Dr. Etim was recently awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship, which allows him to travel to University of Jos, Nigeria to collaborate with faculty in research, teach a course and work with graduate and doctoral students in the Faculty of Education.


Editorial Appointments


New editors have been appointed as follows:


Associate Prof. Baki Ozturk to the International Journal of Earthquake and Impact Engineering.

Prof. Mak B. Arvin to the International Journal of Education Economics and Development.

Prof. Marie-Christine Therrien to the International Journal of Emergency Management.

Dr. Xun Xu to the International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation.

Dr. Idil Atak to the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies.

Prof. Gilberto Espinosa-Paredes to the International Journal of Nuclear Safety and Security.

Prof. Philipp A. Rauschnabel to the International Journal of Technology Marketing.

Dr. Konstantinos I. Evangelinos to the Progress in Industrial Ecology, An International Journal.

Inderscience is pleased to have its journals associated with the events listed below as a media partner. Click on any banner for further information. For a complete list of events - including those associated through the publication of invited, extended papers - please visit our Events page.

Economics and Finance
Energy and Environment
Healthcare and Biosciences
Management and Business
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Science, Engineering and Technology
Society and Leisure


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, Mathematics and Communications
Smart(phone) travelling: understanding the use and impact of mobile technology on irregular migration journeys
Vanishing files: protocols and regulations for immaterial documents
Energy and Environment
Lithium battery recycling management and policy: forthcoming article
Healthcare and Biosciences
Evolution of toxicological science: the need for change
Pharmaceutical Knowledge Management: why does pharmaceutical industry need knowledge management?
Management and Business
Personality or skill: a qualitative study of humorous recruitment advertising campaign on social media
Public Policy and Administration
Community characteristics of Twitter followers in EU-countries governmental accounts
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Radiation in aviation - risks and legal protection
Social media adoption, message content, and reach: an examination of Red Cross and Red Crescent national societies
The mimetic virus: a vector for cyberterrorism
Science, Engineering and Technology
Brainwave authentication using emotional patterns
Post Newtonian gravity, a new simpler approach
Will songs be written about autonomous cars? The implications of self-driving vehicle technology on consumer brand equity and relationships
Society and Leisure
Designing for group music improvisation: a case for jamming with your emotions
Whom do architects have in mind during design when users are absent? Observations from a design competition

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