International Journal of Knowledge and Web Intelligence

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Toyohide Watanabe
ISSN online: 1755-8263
ISSN print: 1755-8255
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IJKWI addresses techniques, systems, methods and applications that help the World Wide Web transform from a static data and information repository into an interactive, dynamic, transparent and secure knowledge and service network. The Web has become a ubiquitous tool for finding/sharing information, and conducting business, learning and entertainment. IJKWI is committed to deepening the understanding of enabling technologies for applying/developing the Web as a global information repository as well as computational, cognitive and social foundations of the Web.


 Topics covered include

  • Intelligently searching/navigating
  • Personalised access and recommender systems
  • Innovations, applications, issues in intelligent technologies
  • XML data mining, querying, management
  • Ontology generation, learning, reasoning
  • Semantic Web and Web 2.0
  • Web usage, content, structure mining
  • Web-based decision support systems
  • Intelligent human-web interaction
  • Social network analysis and Web blog mining

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The objectives of IJKWI are to present and stimulate the future development of new models, new methodologies, and new tools for building a variety of embodiments of Web-based systems and applications. The journal also aims to promote and coordinate developments in the fields of data mining, artificial intelligence, information retrieval, knowledge engineering and machine learning, with an emphasis on making the Web a richer, friendlier, and more intelligent resource that we can all share and explore.


IJKWI provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, researchers and practitioners, working in the field of web intelligence, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, information retrieval and knowledge engineering, to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.


IJKWI publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports, survey papers, case studies, conference reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries, and issues. Special issues devoted to important topics in knowledge and web intelligence will occasionally be published.



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Honorary Editors

  • Jain, Lakhmi C., Bournemouth University, UK
  • Nishida, Toyoaki, Kyoto University, Japan

Editor in Chief

  • Watanabe, Toyohide, Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute, Japan

    Associate Editors

    • Asakura, Koichi, Daido University, Japan
    • Damiani, Ernesto, Universit degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    • Ushiama, Taketoshi, Kyushu University, Japan

    Regional Editor

    • Kojiri, Tomoko, Kansai University, Japan

    Editorial Board Members

    • Brahnam, Sheryl, Missouri State University, USA
    • Castellano, Giovanna, University of Bari, Italy
    • Catania, Barbara, Universit degli Studi di Genova, Italy
    • Faucher, Colette, Universit Paul Czanne, France
    • Ganzha, Maria, University of Gdańsk, Poland
    • Godoy, Daniela, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Håkansson, Anne, Uppsala University, Sweden
    • Ichalkaranje, Nikhil, Australian Government Department of Broadband, Communications, and the Digital Economy, Australia
    • Kurihara, Satoshi, Osaka University, Japan
    • Lanyi, Cecilia Sik, University of Pannonia, Hungary
    • Magnenat-Thalmann, Nadia, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    • Markowska-Kaczmar, Urszula, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
    • Matsubara, Yukihiro, Hiroshima City University, Japan
    • Mukai, Naoto, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Japan
    • Mukhopadhyay, Debajyoti, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, India
    • Mumford, C.L., Cardiff University, UK
    • Nayak, Richi, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    • Phillips-Wren, Gloria, Loyola University Maryland, USA
    • Srinivasan, Dipti, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Takama, Yasufumi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
    • Tsihrintzis, George A., University of Piraeus, Greece
    • Vakali, Athena, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    • Velásquez, Juan D., University of Chile, Chile
    • Virvou, Maria, University of Piraeus, Greece
    • Washio, Takashi, Osaka University, Japan


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