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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Journal of Big Data Intelligence

== Inaugural Issue ==

 The first quarter of 2014, IJBDI will publish its inaugural issue 
which will be widely circulated through the publishers newsletter 
which has over 250,000 contacts within academia and industry. It will 
provide significant exposure for the selected articles.

 == Introduction ==

 Big data is a rapidly expanding research area spanning the fields of 
computer science and information management, and has become a ubiquitous 
term in understanding and solving complex problems in different 
disciplinary fields such as engineering, applied mathematics, medicine, 
computational biology, healthcare, social networks, finance, business, 
government, education, transportation and telecommunications. IJBDI 
provides a vehicle for disseminating the latest research in big data 
research, development and applications.

 == Objectives ==

 This IJBDI 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 

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

 For more information, and to propose a Special Issue, please contact 
the editor, Robert C. Hsu at