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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

NEW JOURNAL: International Journal of Big Data Intelligence

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce a new journal, IJBDI, International Journal of 
Big Data Intelligence (

IJBDI is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality original research 
papers in any aspect of big data intelligence. The objectives of IJBDI are provide 
cross-disciplinary innovative research ideas and results for big data intelligence, 
including novel theory, algorithms and applications. It also aims to promote and 
establish an effective channel of communication between industries, government 
agencies, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the 
complexity of big data intelligence.

This new journal pursues two objectives:
1) Becoming an on-going forum for professionals, academics, researchers, scientists, 
engineers, educators, and policy makers, working in the field of data science and 
management to demonstrate and explore current advances in all aspects of big data 
intelligence, in its many shapes and forms. 

2) Promoting cross-disciplinary innovative research and expanding dialogue across 
disciplinary fields, such as engineering, medicine, computational biology, 
healthcare, social science, finance, business, government, education, transportation 
and telecommunications.

For more information, please visit

== Editorial Board ==

IJBDI is published by Inderscience Publishers and is administered by an international and 
interdisciplinary editorial board.

Executive and Advisory Editors: 

Hsu, Ching-Hsien, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Abawajy, Jemal, Deakin University, Australia
Bojanova, Irena, University of Maryland University College, USA
Chung, Yeh-Ching, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Hacker, Thomas J., Purdue University, USA
Paprzycki, Marcin, Systems Research Institute, Poland
Balaji, Pavan, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Chen, Jinjun, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Di Martino, Beniamino, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Italy
Wang, Guojun, Central South University, China
Buyya, Raj, University of Melbourne, Australia
Fox, Geoffrey Charles, Indiana University, USA
Hwang, Kai, University of Southern California, USA
Prasanna, Viktor K., University of Southern California, USA
Ranka, Sanjay, University of Florida, USA
Sahni, Sartaj, University of Florida, USA
Tsai, Jeffrey, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Yen, I-Ling, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Yu, Philip S., University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Zomaya, Albert, University of Sydney, Australia

Editorial Board:

Please visit

== Publication ==

In addition to the open call, special issues devoted to emerging topics in big data intelligence 
will occasionally be published.

== Submissions ==

IJBDI welcomes submissions of high-quality original research articles with novel findings, 
and critical reviews. The journal aims to present original perspectives and points of 
view across disciplines and areas of investigation.

To submit a paper, please read the detailed guidelines found here:

For more information, and to propose a Special Issue, please contact the editor.