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Knowledge and Information Systems

Knowledge and Information Systems

An International Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Xindong Wu

ISSN: 0219-1377 (print version)
ISSN: 0219-3116 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10115

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Editor-in-Chief

Xindong Wu
Department of Computer Science,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405, USA
e-mail: kais@cs.uvm.edu

Honorary Editors-In-Chief

Michael I. Jordan
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California, Berkeley
387 Soda Hall #1776
Berkeley, CA 94720-1776
USA
email: jordan@cs.berkeley.edu

Benjamin W. Wah
Coordinated Science Laboratory, MC228
University of Illinois,
Urbana, IL 61801-2307, USA
e-mail: b-wah@uiuc.edu

Editorial Board (Associate Editors)

Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), USA
Charu Aggarwal, IBM, T J Watson Research Centre, USA
Choon Ki Ahn, Korea University, Korea
Grigoris Antoniou, University of Huddersfield, UK
Soren Auer, University of Bonn, Germany
James Bailey, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Younes Bennani, Université Paris 13, France
Francesco Bonchi, ISI Foundation, Italy
Rajmonda Caceres, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA
Francisco Cantu, Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico
Longbing Cao,University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Keith Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Philip Chan, Florida Institute of Technology, Taiwan
Nitesh Chawla, University of Notre Dame, USA 
Shyi-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Yiu-ming Cheung, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
Jan Chomicki, University at Buffalo, USA
Frans Coenen, University of Liverpool, UK
Diane Cook, Washington State University, USA
Emilio Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
Bruno Cremilleux, Université de Caen Normandie, France
Anirban Dasgupta, IIT Gandhinagar, India
Wei Ding, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, IBM Watson Health Global Headquarters, USA
Carlotta Domeniconi, George Mason University, USA
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalonia
Ronen Feldman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Joao Gama, LIAAD-INESC TEC, University of Porto, Portugal
Minos Garofalakis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Stephan Gunneann, Technische Universität München, Germany
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain
Andreas Holzinger, Medical University Graz, Austria
Jimmy Huang, York University, Canada
Anthony Hunter, University College London, UK
Jaap Kamps, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Hisashi Kashima, Kyoto University, Japan
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota, USA
Silvio Lattanzi, Google, USA
Tao Li, Florida International University, USA
Donato Malerba, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Hiroshi Mamitsuka, Kyoto University, Japan
Nikos Mamoulis, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Giuseppe Manco, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Rosa Meo,University of Torino, Italy
Dunja Mladenic, Joze Sefan Institute, Slovenia
Ralf Möller, Universitat zu Lubeck, Germany
Siegfried Nijssen, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Daniel O'Leary, University of Southern California, USA
Tamer Ozsu, University of Waterloo, Canada
Vasile Palade, Coventry University, UK
Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Claudia Plant, University of Vienna, Austria
Sanjya Ranka, University of Florida, USA
Francesca Rossi, University of Padova, Italy
Michael Rovatsos, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Yuval Sha, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Arno Siebes, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Andrzej Skowron, Warsaw University, Poland
Einoshin Suzuki, Kyushu University, Japan
Vincent S. Tseng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Shusaku Tsumoto, Shimane University, Japan
Frank van Harmelen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jean Vanderdonckt, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Paola Velardi, University of Roma, Italy
Haixun Wang, Google Research
Jason Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Ruili Wang, Massey University, New Zealand
Takashi Washio, Osaka University, Japan
Michael Wooldridge, University of Oxford, UK
Hui Xiong, Rutgers University, USA
Blaz Zupan, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

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    Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) provides an international forum for researchers and professionals to share their knowledge and report new advances on all topics related to knowledge systems and advanced information systems.  This monthly peer-reviewed archival journal publishes state-of-the-art research reports on emerging topics in KAIS, reviews of important techniques in related areas, and application papers of interest to a general readership.

    The journal focuses on knowledge systems and advanced information systems, including their theoretical foundations, infrastructure and enabling technologies.  We solicit submissions of original research, and experience and vision papers that address this theme.  Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

    Knowledge and information processing: theory, techniques and systems

    • knowledge and data engineering
    • decision support
    • active and dynamic systems
    • data sharing and warehousing
    • temporal and spatial database processing
    • intelligent information retrieval
    • learning and adaptation
    • knowledge discovery and data mining
    • artificial life
    • modelling and object orientation
    • software re-engineering
    • co-operativeness, interoperability and software re-usability
    • human-computer interaction
    • hypertext, hypermedia and multimedia
    • data and knowledge visualization

    Underlying computational techniques

    • soft computing (including neural nets, fuzzy logic, probabilistic reasoning, and rough set theory)
    • evolutionary computing
    • hybrid computing
    • uncertainty management
    • agent architectures and systems (including multi-agent scenarios)

    Platforms

    • high performance computing systems
    • distributed intelligent systems
    • mobile systems

    Application to specific problem domains

    • biomedical systems
    • geographical systems
    • software information systems
    • emerging applications (such as Internet technologies and digital libraries)

    We publish critical review papers to discuss the state of the art in particular areas, as well as state-of-the-art research reports.  Accepted papers are grouped for publication so that individual issues focus on a small number of theme areas.  In addition to archival papers, the journal also publishes significant on-going research in the form of Short Papers (limited to 3000 words), and very short papers on "visions and directions" (no more than 1000 words, excluding bibliography).  We conduct reviews in a timely fashion and inform authors of decisions with a target turnaround time of 3 months.

    Selected papers from relevant conferences are welcome. Good papers with high quality reviews can be accepted after the expansion and revision is verified by an Associate Editor of the Editorial Board. Conference organizers are invited to contact the Editor-in-Chief kais@cs.uvm.edu for further information.

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