Focus and Scope
- Content-Based Multimedia Retrieval
- Cultural Heritage Applications
- Data Mining
- Distance Learning
- Enterprise Architecture Design & Management
- Formal Methods
- Geographic Information System (GIS)
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Information Assurance & Intelligent
- Information Extraction
- Information Retrieval
- Information Security & Risk Management
- IS/IT Operations Management
- IS/IT Organization & Human Resource Management
- IS/IT Strategic Planning
- IT Governance
- IT Investment Analysis
- IT Project Management
- Multi temporal Data Change Detection
- Multimedia Application
- Natural Language Processing
- Spatial Data Mining
- Spatial Temporal Analysis
- Speech Processing
- Web Science
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Peer Review Process
Every April and October.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...
- "Fabrication" refers to any act involving the creation of false information about non-existing data or findings.
- "Falsification" refers to artificial manipulation of the research materials/equipment/process or randomly modification/deletion of data resulting in distorted research contents or research results.
- "Plagiarism" refers to acts of pirating others’ ideas, research contents, and research results without justifiable approvals or quotations.
- "Improper authorship" refers to cases where the person who has contributed to research contents or research results is scientifically and technically unqualified as an author or where someone who has not contributed to the research contents or research results scientifically and technically but has been listed as an author merely to express gratitude or courtesy.
- Intentional acts to disturb a fraud investigation about themselves or others or the acts which can be harmful to informants.
- Unfair evaluation regarding research of others or a disclosure or pirating of research ideas or research results acquired during the evaluation process.
- Severely aberrant acts that cannot be accepted in the community of the field of scientific and technology.
- Support the quality and ethics of the review process (pre-publication: weed out; prevent)
- Ensure the correctness of the published literature (post-publication: correct; communicate)
- Educate (prevent)
- The first course of action is usually to contact and discuss the issue with the authors (and reviewers).
- The author’s university, institution, funding agency, and/or government agencies will be notified.
- Investigation has typically been seen as the responsibility of research institutions and funding agencies; it is NOT usually the journal’s domain.
- Prior to publication (during review): The manuscript can be withdrawn from review
- Post-publication (literature correction) The journal may publish Retraction, Note of Editorial Concern, Errata/Correction with the author or authors’ (some or all) signature or editorial of an appropriate statement about the situation. The paper can be “marked” in the literature/PubMed.
- Editors determine whether retract or correct after considering whether the case is fraud or an honest mistake. They consider the intent And then extent to which the data is incorrect/misleading
- Author may be banned from submitting to the journal.
- Editors may, in some cases, provide information for other editors/publishers.
- Editors may publish of an editorial in the journal to discuss the issue generally and raise awareness of the issue.