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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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Xindong Wu
Mininglamp Technology, China;
Research Institute of Big Knowledge, Hefei University of Technology
P.O. Box 47, Hefei 230009 China
e-mail: wuxindong@mininglamp.com


Diane J. Cook
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Washington State University
EME 121 Spokane Street
Pullman, WA 99164-2752
email: kais-eic@louisiana.edu

Dacheng Tao
School of Information Technologies
University of Sydney
J12-318, 6 Cleveland Street
Darlington, NSW 2008
email: kais-eic@louisiana.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
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
James Bailey, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Younes Bennani, Université Paris 13, France
Wray Buntine, Monash University, USA
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 
Enhong Chen, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Jinjun Chen, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Shyi-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Yiu-ming Cheung, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
Frans Coenen, University of Liverpool, UK
Bruno Cremilleux, Université de Caen Normandie, France
Peng Cui, Tsinghua University, China
Wei Ding, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Carlotta Domeniconi, George Mason University, USA
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalonia
Ronen Feldman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Yun Fu, Northeastern University, USA
Filippo Furfaro, Università della Calabria, Italy
Joao Gama, LIAAD-INESC TEC, University of Porto, Portugal
Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, IBM Watson Health Global Headquarters, USA
Stephan Gunnemann, Technische Universität München, Germany
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain
Larry Holder, Washington State University, USA
Andreas Holzinger, Medical University Graz, Austria
Jun Huan, Baidu Research, China
Heng Huang, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Miao Jin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
Hisashi Kashima, Kyoto University, Japan
Matjaz Kukar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota, USA
Jiebo Luo, Rochester University, USA
Sanjay Madria, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 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
Paolo Merialdo, Università Roma Tre, Italy
Dunja Mladenic, Joze Sefan Institute, Slovenia
Ralf Möller, Universitat zu Lubeck, Germany
Shinichi Morishita, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Daniel O'Leary, University of Southern California, USA
Vasile Palade, Coventry University, UK
Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Claudia Plant, University of Vienna, Austria
Sanjya Ranka, University of Florida, USA
Celine Robardet, National Institute of Applied Science in Lyon, France
Leszek Rutkowski, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
Yuval Shahar, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Andrzej Skowron, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
David Taniar, Aalto University, Finland
Hanghang Tong, Arizona State University, USA
Vincent S. Tseng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Jean Vanderdonckt, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Paola Velardi, University of Roma, Italy
Wamberto Vasconcelos, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Fei Wang, Cornell University, USA
Haixun Wang, Google Research
Jason Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Ruili Wang, Massey University, New Zealand
Takashi Washio, Osaka University, Japan
Gary Weiss, Fordham University, USA
Yonggang Wen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hui Xiong, Rutgers University, USA
Xiaofang Zhou, The University of Queensland, Australia

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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)


    • 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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