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New Journals

3 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 Complexity in Applied Science and Technology


  • Structuring socio-technical complexity in infrastructure systems: an agent-based model
  • Crowd-sourced data for geospatial sanitation planning in informal settlements
  • A framework for characterising infrastructure interdependencies
  • Small things with big impact in urban infrastructure design
  • Measuring urban sustainability and liveability performance: the City Analysis Methodology
  • Assessing the energy impact of traffic management and vehicle hybridisation


International Journal of Earthquake and Impact Engineering


  • Explicit optimal hysteretic damper design in elastic-plastic structure under double impulse as representative of near-fault ground motion
  • On the feasibility of structural metamaterials for seismic-induced vibration mitigation
  • Development of a high-performance steel plate shear wall system
  • Estimation of inelastic displacement demands of flexible-based structures on soft soils
  • Seismic response of the outer shell of a liquefied natural gas storage tank using a semi-analytical dynamic substructuring technique
  • Broadband NDSHA computations and earthquake ground motion observations for the Italian territory
  • Synthesis of representative wave of spectrum-fitting input motions based on iterative learning procedure
  • Refractive index model to determine the vulnerability curves for different building typologies
  • Experimental analysis of base isolated buildings under low magnitude vibrations


International Journal of Multivariate Data Analysis


  • A review on implementation of meta-heuristic approaches for layout problems in dynamic business environment
  • The cost of living in the best livable cities in the world: a brief predictive quantitative analysis
  • Similarity of management reports of Brazilian firms
  • A preliminary framework to estimate and disclose ex-ante cost of capital for (fair) valuation
  • Management practices in micro and small enterprises: the relationships between practices adopted and funding
  • You never know: the journey into convincing ourselves


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Inderscience is pleased to announce that the following new journal title has been registered, with publication planned for 2017:



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Evelyne J.B. Sørensen

Editor in Chief, International Journal of Public Law and Policy


Globalisation and borderless electronic communication have brought huge benefits to users. At the same time, the fast development of technologies that anticipate, profile, cluster and classify personal data gathered via the Internet have caused widespread international concerns. These concerns call for legislative intervention, since there is a need to protect personal data on an international level. However, even though similar issues are faced by most countries, there has not been a uniform legal response (Lloyd (2014), chapter 2)... More

With talk of the effects of globalisation, the impact of Brexit, tariffs and taxes, it is an apposite time to highlight our Economics collection. The 31 journals in the collection include those dealing with global economics and global and emerging markets/economies, and an African journal (of economic and sustainable development). Titles also link economics with diplomacy, accounting, business research and sustainability/green economics. There are journals on economics education and education economics, while other specific areas addressed include computational economics/econometrics and financial markets/derivatives. Other titles involve markets and business systems, and monetary economics and finance, while a forthcoming title deals with real estate and construction economics.


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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
New Challenges in Intelligent Computing and ApplicationsInternational Journal of Computational Systems Engineering5-Feb
Data AnalyticsInternational Journal of Data Science20-Feb
Advanced Computer Science and Information TechnologyInternational Journal of Computational Science and Engineering28-Feb
Advances in Intelligent Big Data Analytics International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics 28-Feb
Cyber-Assurance: The Next-Generation of Cyber-Security and Information Assurance for Computer SecurityInternational Journal of Internet of Things and Cyber-Assurance1-Mar
On-Chip Communication: Theory and ApplicationsInternational Journal of High Performance Systems Architecture1-Mar
Recent Advances in Communication and NetworkingInternational Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems1-Mar
Soft Computing Approaches and Intelligent SystemsInternational Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications25-Mar
Emerging Trends, Applications and Services in Communication NetworksInternational Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems27-Mar
Applications of Soft Computing and Intelligent ControlInternational Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics30-Mar
Future Generation Wireless NetworksInternational Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations30-Mar
Resource Provisioning in Cloud ComputingInternational Journal of Grid and Utility Computing30-Mar
Security for Smart Grid and Internet of Things ApplicationsInternational Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions30-Mar
Cloud Computing, Big Data and Data ScienceInternational Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions1-Apr
Fuzzy Based Approaches in Big Data AnalyticsInternational Journal of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling5-Apr
Recent Advances in Theory and Applications of Visual IntelligenceInternational Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics30-Apr
Economics and Finance
Cultural FinanceInternational Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance28-Feb
Education, Knowledge and Learning
Role of Smart Devices in Teaching and LearningInternational Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation15-Apr
Energy and Environment
DC Microgrids and LVDC Distribution NetworksInternational Journal of Power Electronics1-Feb
Internet of Things in Environment, Agriculture and Waste ManagementInternational Journal of Environment and Waste Management28-Feb
Ozone-Based Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) Applications on Landfill Leachate TreatmentInternational Journal of Environment and Waste Management31-Mar
Healthcare and Biosciences
Bio-Inspired Computing Systems and Their Applications in Medical Image ProcessingInternational Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications1-Feb
Soft Computing Techniques for Bio-Medical Signal and Image ProcessingInternational Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology25-Mar
Developments and Issues in Medical ImagingInternational Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology10-Apr
Management and Business
Collaborative Innovation NetworksInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business15-Feb
Collaborative Manufacturing Paradigms and Practices for Industry 4.0International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise15-Feb
Migration and Diaspora Entrepreneurship: Tackling the HeterogeneityInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management15-Feb
The Global Governance of Corporate Social ResponsibilityInternational Journal of Business Governance and Ethics16-Feb
Challenges and Opportunities of Export Marketing in Emerging EconomiesInternational Journal of Export Marketing28-Feb
Marketing Communications Technology Revisited: its Future and ApplicationsInternational Journal of Technology Marketing28-Feb
Innovations and New Frontiers for International Marketing and ManagementInternational Journal of Business and Globalisation1-Mar
Inventory Systems and Fuzzy Set TheoryInternational Journal of Supply Chain and Inventory Management1-Mar
Corporate Crisis, Turnaround and InnovationInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management 15-Mar
Re-engineering for Sustainability and Climate ChangeWorld Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development15-Mar
Scaling Social Entrepreneurial ImpactInt. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing15-Mar
Applied Soft Computing Strategies for Effective Business Data AnalyticsInternational Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining30-Mar
Inter-Organisational Networks: Towards Linking Individual, Organisational and Global PhenomenaGlobal Business and Economics Review31-Mar
Quality of Logistics Services and Countries' GovernanceInternational Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling31-Mar
Strategic Choices, Capital Structure, Innovative and Financial Performance of European SMEsInt. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 31-Mar
Understanding and Promoting Well-being in Organisations: Theoretical, Cultural and Managerial ChallengesInternational Journal of Environment and Health31-Mar
Unveiling the Commercialisation Mechanisms and Dynamics of University Technological InventionsInternational Journal of Technology Management31-Mar
Product Development in a Collaborative and Integrated EnvironmentInternational Journal of Collaborative Enterprise1-Apr
Critique of Knowledge ManagementWorld Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development15-Apr
Advances in Managerial and Financial Accounting, Theory and Practice: Managing the Intangible and Disclosing the Business Performance in Emerging and Traditional MarketsInternational Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting30-Apr
Sustainable Inventory ManagementInt. J. of Inventory Research30-Apr
Science, Engineering and Technology
Vehicle ErgonomicsInternational Journal of Vehicle Performance24-Feb
Recent Trends in Computing and EngineeringInternational Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology1-Mar
Advances in the Machining of Composite Materials IIIInternational Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials31-Mar
Recent Advances in Active Safety Control Systems for Commercial VehiclesInt. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems6-Apr
Society and Leisure
Smart Electronics and Government ApplicationsElectronic Government, an International Journal20-Feb
Secure Data Communication and Intelligent Data Processing for Electronic GovernanceElectronic Government, an International Journal1-Mar
Advances in Sport Management in the Global Marketplace: Theory and PracticeInternational Journal of Sport Management and Marketing31-Mar


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For details of some 30 further calls for papers with later deadlines, visit our calls for papers page.

Inderscience collections now more than 80,000 articles


The Inderscience collections of journal titles have now published more than 80,000 articles. In addition to annual subscriptions to titles, individual articles and individual journal issues may also be purchased, and journal subject bundles and tailored packages of titles are available (


IJ Human Factors and Ergonomics announces Best Paper awards


The International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics is instigating a Best Papers award. The first two winners have been announced: Scialfa et al. (2012), Hazard perception in older drivers, is awarded the 2012-2013 Best IJHFE Paper award and Baldwin, May & Parasuraman (2014), Auditory forward collision warnings reduce crashes associated with task-induced fatigue in young and older drivers, is awarded the 2014-2015 Best IJHFE Paper award. Both papers and the three runners-up are now freely available as part of the journal’s sample issue,


Inderscience Editor receives Excellence Award

Professor Constantin Zopounidis, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making and the International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management, received the Technical University of Crete Excellence Award 2016 in acknowledgment of his research work in the area of multicriteria analysis. This work has a direct impact on business as well as government decision making. The ceremony took place on Friday 16 December in the Centre of Mediterranean Architecture in Crete, where Professor Zopounidis gave a keynote speech.


Editorial Appointments


New editors have been appointed as follows:


Prof. Tetsuo Sawada to the Atoms for Peace: an International Journal.

Prof. Ali Selamat to the International Journal of Digital Enterprise Technology.

Prof. Dianhui Wang to the International Journal of Machine Intelligence and Sensory Signal Processing.

Prof. Walter Leal Filho to the World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development.

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.


Computing, Mathematics and Communications
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
Design of a tweakable image encryption algorithm using chaos-based schema
Episodic social media impact on users
Energy and Environment
How much can nuclear energy do about global warming?
Healthcare and Biosciences
A human inspired cognitive wheelchair navigation system
Investigating machine learning techniques for the detection of autism
Management and Business
Deceptive reviews detection of industrial product
Self-authored interest profiles for personalised recommendations
The moral decision-making process of unauthorised downloading
User-generated content? Get serious! Understanding the interactions between organisations and customers on social media
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Information security awareness: managing web, mobile and endpoint security; overcoming the challenges of bring your own device
Science, Engineering and Technology
On the existence of two states in liquid water: impact on biological and nanoscopic systems
Why a jetliner vibrates during takeoff: simulating air oscillations under the wing

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