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Scalable Information Systems

Editorial Board
Editors in Chief:
  • Xiaohua Jia (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Hua Wang (Victoria University)
Special Issue Editors:
  • J Amudhavel (KL University)
Area Editors:
  • Hamed Taherdoost (Research and Development Department | Hamta Business Solution Sdn Bhd)
  • Phan Cong Vinh (Nguyen Tat Thanh University (NTTU))+ BioPhan Cong Vinh received a PhD in computer science from London South Bank University (LSBU) in the United Kingdom, a BS in mathematics and an MS in computer science from Vietnam National University (VNU) in Ho Chi Minh City, and a BA in English from Hanoi University of Foreign Languages Studies in Vietnam. He finished his PhD dissertation with the title "Formal Aspects of Dynamic Reconfigurability in Reconfigurable Computing Systems" supervised by Prof. Jonathan P. Bowen at LSBU where he was affiliated with the Centre for Applied Formal Methods (CAFM) at the Institute for Computing Research (ICR). He joined research with Dr. Tomasz Janowski at the International Institute for Software Technology (IIST) in Macao SAR, China, as a fellow in 2000. At present, he is a member of Nguyen Tat Thanh University (NTTU) to take on the responsibility of an IT Faculty’s Head.
  • Jose Machado (Uniiversity of Minho)
  • Giancarlo Fortino (University of Calabria)
  • Ajay Kattepur (Tata Consultancy Services)
  • Tzung-Pei Hong (National University of Kaohsiung, Kaohsing City, Taiwan)
  • José Merseguer (Universidad de Zaragoza)
  • Houbing Song (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)+ BioHoubing Song (M’12–SM’14) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, in August 2012. In August 2017, he joined the Department of Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, where he is currently an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Security and Optimization for Networked Globe Laboratory (SONG Lab, www.SONGLab.us). He served on the faculty of West Virginia University from August 2012 to August 2017. In 2007 he was an Engineering Research Associate with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. He serves as an Associate Technical Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine. He is the editor of four books, including Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2017, Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems: Foundations, Principles and Applications, Chichester, UK: Wiley-IEEE Press, 2017, Cyber-Physical Systems: Foundations, Principles and Applications, Boston, MA: Academic Press, 2016, and Industrial Internet of Things: Cybermanufacturing Systems, Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2016. He is the author of more than 100 articles. His research interests include cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity and privacy, internet of things, edge computing, big data analytics, unmanned aircraft systems, connected vehicle, smart and connected health, and wireless communications and networking. Dr. Song is a senior member of ACM. Dr. Song was the very first recipient of the Golden Bear Scholar Award, the highest campus-wide recognition for research excellence at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), in 2016.
  • Tuan Phung-Duc (University of Tsukuba, JP)
  • Chang Choi (Chosun Univ.)
  • Sherman S.M. Chow (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • Mirjana Ivanovic (University of Novi Sad)
  • Manik Sharma (DAV University, India)+ BioDr Manik Sharma is MCA and UGC-NET qualified, and received his PhD degree in Distributed Query Optimization. He has more than 12 years of teaching experience, having previously worked as head of the Department of Computer Science and Application and officiating principal at Sewa Devi S.D. College, India. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Applications at DAV University, Jalandhar, India. His main research work focuses on query optimization, data mining, soft computing and machine learning. Currently, he is working in the area of data mining, machine learning and soft computing, with a specialization in the diagnosis of diseases and modeling of DSS query optimizers. The thrust area of his research is to improve predictive accuracy in early diagnosis of several fatal human disorders. He has published four books related to computer networks, internet applications, management information systems and database theory. In addition, he has published 25 research papers in various journals of international repute including some indexed by Scopus and Thomson Reuters. He also presented more than 10 research articles in various national and international UGC and IEEE conferences, and has given several talks on query optimization, data mining and health informatics. He is an active member of the international program committees, technical program committees, and advisory committees of several academic conferences.
  • Aniello Castiglione (University of Salerno)
Scope

As the data volumes continue to increase and the ways of information dispersion across the globe continue to diversify, new scalable methods and structures are needed for efficiently processing those distributed and autonomous data. Grid computing, P2P technology, distributed information retrieval technology and networking technology all must be merged to address the scalability concern.

Topics

The scope of the journal includes:

  • Scalable distributed information systems
  • Scalable grid information systems
  • Parallel information processing and systems
  • Web information searching and retrieval
  • Data mining
  • Content delivery networks (CDN)
  • VLDB
  • P2P systems
  • Scalable mobile and wireless database systems
  • Large scale sensor network systems
  • Index compression methods
  • Architectures for scalability
  • Scalable information system applications
  • Evaluation metrics for scalability
  • Information security
Keywords
Parallel processing, Information systems, Scalability, Distributed systems, CDN, VLDB, P2P, Mobile computing, Sensor networks, Information security