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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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.


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.


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

Managing Editor

  • Shi, Xin, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Associate Editors

  • Afsharian, Mohsen, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
  • Ashley, Richard, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Bose, Indranil, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • 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

Assistant Editor

  • Zhai, Qingqing, Shanghai University, China

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

  • Abidin, Shafiqul, Northern India Engineering College, India
  • Alinejad-Rokny, Hamid, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Anagun, Sermet, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey
  • Arumugam, Sathya, Sathyabama University, India
  • Audrino, Francesco, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Ayyalasomayajula, Premnath, Travelers Indemnity Co., USA
  • Bagui, Sikha, University of West Florida, USA
  • Baykasoglu, Adil, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • 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
  • Chin, Wen Cheong, Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • Chung, William, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Daniel, Ben Kei, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Fang, Yi, Santa Clara University, USA
  • Feng, Shuaizhang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Ghobaei-Arani, Mostafa, Islamic Azad University, Iran
  • Giraud-Carrier, Christophe, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Gupta, Anamika, University of Delhi, India
  • Han, Qian, Deloitte LLP, USA
  • Hao, Wei, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
  • Hariharan, Shanmugasundaram, Saveetha Engineering College, India
  • HM Krishna Prasad, Munaga, University College of Engineering Kakinada, JNTUK, India
  • Hu, Yueqin, Texas State University, USA
  • Huang, Wenxue, Guangzhou University, China
  • Huang, Xiangji Jimmy, York University, Canada
  • Huang, Yung-Fu, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
  • Hui, Tak-Kee, SIM University, Singapore
  • Huq, Faizul, Ohio University, USA
  • Hwang, Seung-won, POSTECH, South Korea
  • Iam-On, Natthakan, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
  • Juan, Angel, 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
  • Khouri, Selma, Ecole nationale Supérieure d'Informatique, Algeria
  • 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
  • Li, Guang, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), USA
  • Li, Zhenping, Beijing Wuzi University, China
  • Liberati, Diego, Italian National Research Council, Italy
  • Liu, Rong, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • 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 Brito, Universidade dos Açores, Portugal
  • Mishra, Sambit Kumar, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela, India
  • Mohebbi, Esmail, University of West Florida, USA
  • Nag, Barin, Towson University, USA
  • Nandigam, Ravi, Aspen Technology Inc., USA
  • Özel, Gamze, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Oztekin, Asil, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
  • Pabreja, Kavita, Maharaja Surajmal Institute, India
  • Pal, Bijay Baran, University of Kalyani, India
  • Papaioannou, Grammatoula, Loughborough University, UK
  • Pargar, Farzad, University of Oulu, Finland
  • Phillips-Wren, Gloria, Loyola University Maryland, 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
  • Reddivari, Sandeep, University of North Florida, USA
  • Rokach, Lior, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • Samaranayake, Premaratne, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Savsar, Mehmet, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Scime, Anthony, State University of New York College at Brockport, USA
  • Sharma, Sujeet K., Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, India
  • Shoorbakhloo, Mohammad Sadegh Mirzaei, University of Applied Science and Technology, Iran
  • Škulj, Damjan, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Sowlati, Taraneh, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Srinivasan, Rajagopalan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
  • Stoica, Eduard, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
  • Theodorou, Petros, Public Power Corporation S.A. (DEI), Greece
  • Verma, Basant, IET ALWAR, India
  • Wang, Haizhong, Oregon State University, USA
  • Wang, Shouhong, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
  • Wee, Hui Ming, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
  • 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
  • Yeh, Wei-Chang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • Zararsiz, Gokmen, Erciyes University, Turkey
  • Zhang, Jinzhong, FutureWei Technology, USA
  • Zhang, Qingyu, Arkansas State University, USA
  • Zhao, Peng, Saint Peter's University, USA
  • Zhou, Li, University of Greenwich, UK


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