Winter Highlights 2018
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A new journal title has been published and uploaded to our online database since the previous Highlights. Here are its contents; to find the free full text of the articles of this inaugural issue, please click on the links provided:

International Journal of Digital Signals and Smart Systems

  • Adaptive coordinated control of multi-mobile manipulator systems
  • Real-time healthcare monitoring system using wireless sensor network
  • Multi objective optimisation framework for smart metering in smart grids using multi-objective particle swarm optimisation
  • Wavelet transformation method to allocate the DVB-T signals peaks
  • A testbed for experimental evaluation of efficient multimedia delivery over lossy networks

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Xiong Zhou

Editor in Chief, International Journal of Hydromechatronics

With continuous innovations in information technology and rapid developments in the manufacturing industry, new theories and ideas are constantly emerging, and the world is now witnessing a new industrial revolution with information technology and intelligent manufacturing as its core areas. Hydromechatronics technology is one of the indispensable key technologies in this new industrial revolution (often known as Industry 4.0)... More

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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
Recent Technologies for Networking and Advanced SystemsInternational Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions15-Feb
Hybrid Computational Intelligence in Big Data Analytics and Cloud ComputingInternational Journal of Hybrid Intelligence15-Feb
Applications of Metaheuristics and Simheuristics in solving Rich and Real-Life ProblemsInternational Journal of Metaheuristics28-Feb
Advances and Challenges in Nature Inspired OptimisationsInternational Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies5-Mar
Intelligent Computation SystemsInternational Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms15-Mar
Randomised Heuristics for Communication NetworksInternational Journal of Metaheuristics31-Mar
Economics and Finance
Financial Resources for SMEs: From Bank Loans to Venture Capitalist Support. The Old and the New Ways to Raise Capital for Smaller FirmsInternational Journal of Globalisation and Small Business28-Feb
Shipping and Port Economics and Policy In Memory of Richard GossInternational Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics28-Feb
Management and Business
Supply Chain Management in the Agriculture IndustryJournal of Supply Chain Relocation28-Feb
The Role of Intercultural Competence in European International Management: Theory, Measurement, Antecedents, and OutcomesEuropean Journal of International Management28-Feb
Industrial Engineering Models for Business ExcellenceInternational Journal of Business Excellence1-Mar
Sustainable Competitiveness for Industrial and Service ExcellenceInternational Journal of Services and Operations Management1-Mar
Sports Entrepreneurship and InnovationInternational Journal of Sport Management and Marketing30-Mar
Sustainable EntrepreneurshipInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management30-Mar
Research Methods in International ManagementEuropean Journal of International Management31-Mar
Emerging Economies and Globalisation of National Borders: a Knowledge Management Perspective of International Human Resource ManagementEuropean Journal of International Management1-Apr
Disruption as a Driver of ChangeInternational Journal of Business and Globalisation30-Apr
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Problematising Freedom of Movement in the ASEAN RegionInternational Journal of Migration and Border Studies1-Apr
Science, Engineering and Technology
Intelligent Transportation Techniques for Vehicle Tracking and Accident Identification SystemsInternational Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems28-Feb
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies in the Industry 4.0International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity30-Mar
Applications of Intelligent Control and Nonlinear DynamicsInternational Journal of Process Systems Engineering30-Mar
Smart Materials for Smart Cities: Applications and Advanced TechnologiesInternational Journal of Materials and Product Technology30-Mar
Advances in Materials FormingInternational Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation31-Mar
Developments in Tribology of Composite MaterialsInternational Journal of Surface Science and Engineering31-Mar
Society and Leisure
Tourism 2.0 and Supply Chain Analytics: Present Trends and Future DirectionsInternational Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism15-Feb
Niche Tourism and Residents' Well-being in Island DestinationsInternational Journal of Tourism Anthropology20-Mar

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Indexing News

Inderscience Publishers are pleased to announce that the following journals have been accepted by and added to Clarivate Analytics' (formerly Thomson Reuters) Emerging Sources Citations Index, and are now included in the ESCI journals list.

International Journal of Business Performance Management

International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing

International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development

Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development

We are also happy to announce that the International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics has been accepted by and will be indexed in Elsevier's Scopus database. The journal will be listed on Scopus's database in due course.

Inderscience Editor Awarded with Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. B.B. Gupta, Executive Editor of the International Journal of Internet of Things and Cyber-Assurance, has recently been awarded with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who. Marquis Who's Who stated that "Dr. Gupta celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field." More

Editorial Appointments

New editors have been appointed as follows:

Dr. Óscar F. Bustinza to the International Journal of Business Environment.

Prof. Des Hewitt to the International Journal of Innovation in Education.

Dr. Yi-Chi Wang to the International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research.

Prof. Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan to the International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics and Control.

Dr. Jingxin Dong to the International Journal of Ocean Systems Management.

Dr. Ilaria Espa to the International Journal of Public Law and Policy.

Prof. Yufeng Yao to the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics.

Prof. Xiangfeng Chen to the Journal of Supply Chain Relocation.

Prof. Per Hilletofth to the World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research.

Issue Increases

From 2019 the International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology will increase the frequency of its annual issues from 4 to 6.

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
Energy and Environment
Healthcare and Biosciences
Management and Business
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Science, Engineering and Technology

The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience and most have been featured on Inderscience's social media and elsewhere:

Computing, Mathematics and Communications
A novel rumour propagation model on social networks
Blockchain and bitcoin as a way to lift a country out of poverty - tourism 2.0 and e-governance in the Republic of Moldova
Speaking about sounds: a tool for communication on sound features
Energy and Environment
Enhanced microbial degradation of waxy crude oil: a review on current status and future perspective
Healthcare and Biosciences
Mechanical properties and size scaling of long-eared owl primary feather
Management and Business
The path to brand loyalty in the beer market
Science, Engineering and Technology
Evaluation of various feature sets and feature selection towards automatic recognition of bird species
Project InnoDino: additively innovative dinosaur design and manufacturing
Temperature-related performance factors for chemical demolition agents

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