International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies

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Editor in Chief: Prof. John Wang
ISSN online: 1755-8069
ISSN print: 1755-8050
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Many current data analysis techniques are beyond the reach of most managers and practitioners. Obscure maths and daunting algorithms have created an impassable chasm for problem solvers and decision makers. IJDATS bridges three gaps: firstly, a gap between academic ivory tower and the real world; secondly, a gap between quantitative data analysis techniques and qualitative data analysis techniques; and finally, a gap between a specific technique and an overall strategy.

 



 Topics covered include

  • Basic/advanced statistics, Bayesian networks, queuing theory
  • Data warehousing/mining
  • Dempster-Shafer theory, mathematical programming
  • Fuzzy sets/logic, genetic algorithms, neural networks
  • Game theory, machine leaning, OLAP, rough set theory, SVM
  • Quality control, alternative (authentic) assessment
  • Bottleneck and content analysis
  • Case studies, cross-case/within-case displays, document studies
  • Focus groups, interviews, key informants, observations
  • Grounded theory, making good sense, narrative summary analyses
  • Matrix displays, responsibility charts, triangulation, influence diagrams
  • Balanced scorecard, benchmarking, stakeholder analysis
  • Business process models/reengineering, strategy
  • Computer simulation, data envelopment analysis, Pareto analysis
  • Decision support systems, decision theory, knowledge management

 

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  • Quantitative Techniques

    • Basic and advanced statistics
    • Bayesian networks
    • Data warehousing and mining
    • Dempster-Shafer theory
    • Fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic
    • Game theory
    • Genetic algorithms
    • Machine leaning
    • Mathematical programming
    • Neural networks
    • On-line analytic processing
    • Quality control
    • Queuing theory
    • Rough set theory
    • Support vector machines

  • Qualitative Techniques

    • Alternative (authentic) assessment
    • Bottleneck analysis
    • Case studies
    • Content analysis
    • Cross-case displays
    • Document studies
    • Focus groups
    • Grounded theory
    • Interviews
    • Key informants
    • Making good sense
    • Matrix displays
    • Narrative summary analyses
    • Observations
    • Responsibility charts
    • Triangulation
    • Within-case displays

  • Data Analysis Strategies

    • Balanced scorecards
    • Benchmarking
    • Business process models
    • Business reengineering
    • Business strategy
    • Computer simulation
    • Data envelopment analysis
    • Decision support systems
    • Decision theory
    • Influence diagrams
    • Knowledge management
    • Pareto analysis
    • Stakeholder analysis

 

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Objectives

The objectives of IJDATS are to promote discussions, deliberations and debates on different data analysis principles, architectures, techniques, methodologies, models, as well as the appropriate strategies and applications for various decision-making environments. Two main data analysis schools of thoughts, in terms of quantitative and qualitative, can intersect, interchange, and integrate their ideas. Practitioners can learn the down-to-earth practice. Certainly, quantitative data analysis techniques are very important. However, qualitative data analysis techniques cannot be ignored. In this effort, a best fit, if any, may be found between a strategy and a specific data analysis technique.


Readership

IJDATS presents a forum to help professionals, researchers and policy makers to exchange their innovative ideas and functional experiences. It also creates a bridge between practitioners and academics to discuss challenges and opportunities in all aspects of data analysis. It further establishes an interface between two main data analysis schools of thoughts, with respect to quantitative and qualitative analysis.


Contents

IJDATS publishes research papers, reviews or surveys, technical or management reports, case studies, innovative ideas, research notes, practice comments, book reviews, commentaries, and news. Special Issues may occasionally be published.


 

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Editor in Chief

  • Wang, John, Montclair State University, USA
    (j.john.wang@gmail.com)

    Associate Editors

    • Adeli, Hojjat, Ohio State University, USA
    • Ashley, Richard, Virginia Tech, USA
    • Bose, Indranil, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Smirnov, Alexander, Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russian Federation
    • Su, Chao-Ton, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    • Zopounidis, Constantin, Audencia Nantes School of Management, France and Technical University of Crete, Greece

    American Editor

    • Seetharaman, P.B. (Seethu), Rice University, USA

    European Editor

    • Berrah, Lamia, Universite de Savoie, France

    Far East Editor

    • Feng, Ling, Tsinghua University, China

    Japanese Editor

    • Morita, Hiroshi, Osaka University, Japan

    Editorial Board Members

    • Özel, Gamze, Hacettepe University, Turkey
    • Alinejad-Rokny, Hamid, University of Newcastle, Australia
    • Anagun, Sermet, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey
    • Audrino, Francesco, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
    • Axelsson, Stefan, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
    • Ayyalasomayajula, Premnath, Travelers Indemnity Co., USA
    • Bagui, Sikha, University of West Florida, USA
    • Baykasoglu, Adil, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
    • Beynon, Malcolm J., Cardiff University, UK
    • Blaga, Lucian, University of Sibiu, Romania
    • Brena, Ramon, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
    • Buccafurri, Francesco, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
    • Canbolat, Mustafa S., State University of New York at Brockport, USA
    • Carnero, Carmen, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
    • Ceci, Michelangelo, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
    • Chandra, Charu, University of Michigan – Dearborn, USA
    • Chang, Ching-Ter, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
    • Chen, Yao, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, USA
    • Chin, Wen Cheong, Multimedia University, Malaysia
    • Chung, William, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Daniel, Ben Kei, University of Otago, New Zealand
    • Fang, Yi, Santa Clara University, USA
    • Feng, Shuaizhang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
    • Giraud-Carrier, Christophe, Brigham Young University, USA
    • Gupta, Amit Kumar, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
    • Han, Qian, Deloitte LLP, USA
    • Hao, Wei, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
    • Huang, Wenxue, Guangzhou University, China
    • Huang, Xiangji Jimmy, York University, Canada
    • Huang, Yung-Fu, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
    • Hu, Yueqin, Texas State University, USA
    • Hui, Tak-Kee, SIM University, Singapore
    • Huq, Faizul, Ohio University, USA
    • Hwang, Seung-won, POSTECH, Republic of Korea
    • Iam-On, Natthakan, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
    • Juan, Angel A., Open University of Catalonia, Spain
    • Kalles, Dimitris, Hellenic Open University, Greece
    • Khan K, Arif, Vertex Data Science, India
    • Khoo, Siau Cheng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Kline, Douglas M., UNC Wilmington, USA
    • Koyuncu, Nursel, Hacettepe University, Turkey
    • Kretowski, Marek, Bialystok Technical University, Poland
    • Kumar, Ashwani, Indian Institute of Management, India
    • Laitinen, Erkki K., University of Vaasa, Finland
    • Lee, Thomas, University of Illinois, USA
    • Liberati, Diego, Italian National Research Council, Italy
    • Li, Guang, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), USA
    • Li, Qi, Western Kentucky University, USA
    • Li, Zhenping, Beijing Wuzi University, China
    • Liu, Ying, University of Minnesota, USA
    • Luo, Jiangtao, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
    • Mahboubi, Hadj, Cemagref-Clermont-Ferrand, France
    • Malhotra, Rashmi, Saint Joseph's Univeristy, USA
    • Mathiyalakan, Sathasivam, Winston Salem State University, USA
    • Meisel, Stephan, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
    • Mendes, Armando, Azores University, Portugal
    • Mohebbi, Esmail, University of West Florida, USA
    • Nag, Barin, Towson University, USA
    • Nandigam, Ravi, Aspen Technology Inc., USA
    • Oztekin, Asil, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
    • Padmanabha, Suresh Rajagopala, General Motors R&D, India
    • Pal, Bijay Baran, University of Kalyani, India
    • Papaioannou, Grammatoula, Loughborough University, UK
    • Phillips-Wren, Gloria, Loyola University Maryland, USA
    • Prasad, Bhanu, Florida A&M University, USA
    • Qiu, Dingxi, University of Miami, USA
    • Ravi, V., Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), India
    • Raviv, Yaron, Claremont McKenna College, USA
    • Rokach, Lior, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    • Romero, Cristobal, Cordoba University, Spain
    • Samaranayake, Premaratne, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    • Savsar, Mehmet, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    • Škulj, Damjan, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    • Scime, Anthony, State University of New York College at Brockport, USA
    • Sheu, Chwen, Kansas State University, USA
    • Shi, Xin, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    • Sowlati, Taraneh, University of British Columbia, Canada
    • Srinivasan, Rajagopalan, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India
    • Theodorou, Petros, Public Power Corporation S.A. (DEI), Greece
    • Velcin, Julien, University of Lyon 2, France
    • Wang, Haizhong, Oregon State University, USA
    • Wang, Shouhong, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
    • Wee, Hui-Ming, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
    • Xia, Tian, Teradata Corporation, USA
    • Xiang, Yang, University of Guelph, Canada
    • Xiao, Tiaojun, Nanjing University, China
    • Xu, Zeshui, PLA University of Science and Technology, China
    • Yan, Ruiliang, Texas A&M University – Commerce, USA
    • Yang, I-Tung, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    • Yang, Wen-Hua, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
    • Yeh, Wei-Chang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    • Zararsiz, Gokmen, Hacettepe University, Turkey
    • Zhang, Min-Ling, Hohai University, China
    • Zhang, Qingyu, Arkansas State University, USA
    • Zhou, Li, University of Greenwich, UK

     

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