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Inderscience is pleased to announce that the following new journal titles have been registered, with publication planned for 2019:

International Journal of Big Data Management
International Journal of Intelligent Internet of Things Computing

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Dr. H. Anandakumar
Editor in Chief, International Journal of Intelligence and Sustainable Computing

There has been a momentous deluge of work exploring enormous and novel spatial-temporary streams of data in existing literature concerning sustainable systems (Deary, 2006).The fundamentality of big data outputs aids the meeting of developmental and sustainable goals while posing extreme challenges to contemporary systems of computing. Intelligent computing involves a fundamental relationship between spatial and temporal systems of information incorporating emergent necessity in decision-making processes when mitigating sustainability problems... More


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High Accolade for Inderscience's Journal Author

Prof. Dr. Ali Riza Yildiz (an author and reviewer of the International Journal of Vehicle Design) has been placed in the top 1% in the world of "highly cited scientists" by Clarivate Analytics/Web of Science 2018 list ( and honored to be named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by @Clarivate.

  Editorial Appointments

New editors have been appointed as follows:

Associate Prof. Yam B. Limbu to the International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets.
Prof. Andrew Thomas to the International Journal of Collaborative Engineering.
Dr. Nivedita Agarwal to the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.
Dr. Liang Zhou to the International Journal of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems.
Prof. Domingo Enrique Ribeiro-Soriano to the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management.
Assistant Prof. Emmanouel Garoufallou to the International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies.
Dr. Weihua Liu to the International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management.
Dr. Daniel Palacios to the International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics.



The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience, and some have been featured in the scientific and business press as well as the international media:

Computing, Mathematics and Communications
A comparative forensic analysis of privacy-enhanced web browsers and private browsing modes of common web browsers
Does adoption of cloud computing matter? The economic worth of cloud computing implementation
Friendship acceptance on Facebook: men prefer cold calls from attractive women while women favour unattractive friends
Graphical passwords for older computer users
Malicious URL detection with feature extraction based on machine learning
Online social networking services and spam detection approaches in opinion mining - a review
The case for HTTPS: measuring overhead and impact of certificate authorities
Economics and Finance
Inequality and economic growth across countries of the Eurozone
Education, Knowledge and Learning
Social innovation: what do we know and do not know about it
Using knowledge management to create a Data Hub and leverage the usage of a Data Lake
Utilising social media to improve relationship quality: the case of the university library
Energy and Environment
A simplification of the Einstein equation for the calculation of suspended sediment transport in rivers
Climate change mitigation: evidences from the European scenario
Community renewables in the UK - a clash of cultures?
Consumer willingness to pay for new airports that use renewable resources
Efficiency of nano-water/gas alternating injection technique to enhance oil recovery in an oil field
Electricity alternative for e-rickshaws: an approach towards green city
Estimation of radioactivity released from CHASNUPP-1 nuclear power plant during loss of coolant accident
Evaluation of biodiesel potential of sewage sludge
Water, migration and environment in a Mediterranean perspective
Healthcare and Biosciences
Adaptive fuzzy clustering-based texture analysis for classifying liver cancer in abdominal CT images
A promising method for early detection of ischemic stroke area on brain CT images
A review on exploring phytosynthesis of silver and gold nanoparticles using genus Brassica
Collagen/chitosan hybrid 3D-scaffolds as potential biomaterials for tissue engineering
Detection of melanoma skin disease by extracting high level features for skin lesions
Intelligent plankton image classification with deep learning
Optimising brain map for the diagnosis of schizophrenia
Preparation of liposomes containing benzophenanthridine alkaloid sanguinarine and evaluation of its cytotoxic activity
Scenario-based risk assessment model for infectious medical waste collection and transportation system
Management and Business
A new social network analysis-based approach to extracting knowledge patterns about research activities and hubs in a set of countries
Bring your own device: a survey of threats and security management models
Converting music streaming free users to paid subscribers: social influence or hedonic performance
Hope and patience as coping mechanisms of food managers in the face of challenges: the Turkish case
The economic role of small knowledge intensive firms in European member states
The knowledge protection paradox: imitation and innovation through knowledge sharing
The strategy of repeated 'open' and 'narrow' approaches for standardised media
Work-family conflict and intention to quit: the mediating role of emotional dissonance
Public Policy and Administration
Crisis, migration and the consolidation of the EU border control regime
Science, Engineering and Technology
A two-phase human activity classification design using accelerometer data from smartphone
Are technology improvement rates of knowledge industries following Moore's law? An empirical study of microprocessor, mobile cellular, and genome sequencing technologies
Development of a low-cost robotic pan flute
Entropy a new measure to gauge search engine optimisation
Mobile technology for smart agriculture: deployment case for cocoa production
No rain but bumper harvest: the magic of pigeonpea in semi-arid Kenya
Society and Leisure
An agent-based model to explore urban policies, pedestrian behaviour and walkability
Deciphering movement and stasis: touring musicians and their ambivalent imaginings of home and belonging
User similarity-based gender-aware travel location recommendation by mining geotagged photos
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