Advances in Database Research (ADR): 9 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA) and John Erickson (University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA)
ISSN: 1935-2662|EISSN: 1935-2670
Out of print.

Description

The Advances in Database Research (ADR) Book Series publishes original research publications on all aspects of database management, systems analysis and design, and software engineering. The primary mission of ADR is to be instrumental in the improvement and development of theory and practice related to information technology and management of information resources. The book series is targeted at both academic researchers and practicing IT professionals.

Through the greater availability of high-quality reference sources within the discipline of database research, the Advances in Database Research (ADR) Book Series seeks to improve and facilitate the growth of this field of international importance. The book series is focused on the publication of the breakthrough areas of research and emerging applications of database technologies.

Topics Covered

  • Agile Systems Development
  • Bio-informatics
  • Component Engineering
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Database Models and Query Languages
  • Database Security and Integrity
  • Database Support for Virtual Team and Mobile Collaboration
  • Domain-Driven Development
  • E-Business and M-Commerce Models and Architectures
  • Empirical Software Engineering
  • Enterprise Systems and Supply Chain Integration
  • Extreme Modeling and Extreme Programming
  • Geo-Informatics
  • Heterogeneous and Distributed Database
  • Information Modeling and Requirements Engineering
  • Intelligent Agents and Agent-Based Applications
  • Knowledge Engineering and Management
  • Method Engineering and Metamodeling
  • Object Oriented Methods and Methodologies
  • Semantic Web and Ontology
  • Unified Modeling Language and Unified Process
  • Web Database and Web-Based Information Systems
  • Web Design Methods and Methodologies

Titles in Series

Systems Analysis and Design for Advanced Modeling Methods: Best Practices
Akhilesh Bajaj (University of Tulsa, USA), Stanislaw Wrycza (University of Gdansk, Poland)
Copyright © 2009. 304 pages.
The field of systems analysis and design is experiencing ongoing changes that significantly impact the way information systems are being analyzed and designed in pra...
Innovations in Information Systems Modeling: Methods and Best Practices
Terry Halpin (Neumont University, USA ), John Krogstie (SINTEF, Norway ), Erik Proper (Radboud University Nijmegen,The Netherlands)
Copyright © 2009. 374 pages.
Modeling is used across a number of tasks in connection to information systems, but it is rare to see and easily compare all the uses of diagrammatical models as kno...
Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling, and Software Development
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA), John Erickson (University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 450 pages.
Recent years have witnessed giant leaps in the strength of database technologies, creating a new level of capability to develop advanced applications that add value...
Contemporary Issues in Database Design and Information Systems Development
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2007. 342 pages.
Database management, design and information systems development are becoming an integral part of many business applications. Contemporary Issues in Database Design a...
Research Issues in Systems Analysis and Design, Databases and Software Development
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2007. 286 pages.
New Concepts such as agile modeling, extreme programming, knowledge management, and organizational memory are stimulating new research ideas amoung researchers, and...
Advanced Topics in Database Research, Volume 5
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2006. 474 pages.
Advanced Topics in Database Research is a series of books on the fields of database, software engineering, and systems analysis and design. They feature the latest r...
Advanced Topics in Database Research, Volume 4
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2005. 392 pages.
Advanced Topics in Database Research is a series of books in the fields of database, software engineering, and systems analysis and design. They feature the latest r...
Advanced Topics in Database Research, Volume 3
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2004. 370 pages.
This book presents the latest research ideas and topics on how to enhance current database systems, improve information storage, refine existing database models, and...
Advanced Topics in Database Research, Volume 2
Keng Siau (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2003. 359 pages.
Advanced Topics in Database Research strives to provide comprehensive coverage of the managerial and organizational issues of database technology. Volume two details...

Mission

The Advances in Database Research (ADR) Book Series aims to publish research volumes on all aspects of database management, systems analysis and design, and software engineering. The Advances in Database Research (ADR) Book Series presents the latest research ideas and topics on how to enhance current database systems, improve information storage, refine existing database models, and develop advanced applications. It provides insights into important developments in the field of database and database management.

Editor(s) Biography

Keng Siau is the Chair of the Department of Business and Information Technology at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1996. His M.Sc. and B.Sc. (honors) degrees are in Computer and Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore. The University of British Columbia and the National University of Singapore are consistently ranked as two of the top 50 universities in the world (e.g., U.S. News & World Report, QS World University Rankings, Times Higher Education World University Rankings).

Prior to joining the Missouri University of Science and Technology in June 2012, he was the Edwin J. Faulkner Chair Professor and Full Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He was also the Director of the UNL-IBM Global Innovation Hub.

Professor Siau is the Vice President of Education for the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and serves on the Board of Partnership for Advancing Computing Education (PACE). He is also the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Database Management, North America Regional Editor for the Requirements Engineering journal, and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Advances in Database Research series.

Professor Siau has more than 250 academic publications. According to the ISI Web of Science and Google Scholar, he has more than 1700 and 5500 citation counts respectively. His h-index, according to Harzing's Publish or Perish, is 38. In 2011, he was ranked as one of the top researchers in his field based on h-index and productivity rate. In 2006, he was ranked as one of the top ten e-commerce researchers in the world (Arithmetic Rank of 7, Geometric Rank of 3). In 2006, the citation count for his paper "Building Customer Trust in Mobile Commerce" is ranked in the top 1% within the field as reported by Essential Science Indicators. His research has been funded by NSF, IBM, and other IT organizations.

Professor Siau has received numerous teaching, research, service, and leadership awards. He received the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Distinguished Teaching Award and the College of Business Administration Distinguished Teaching Award in 2001. He was awarded the Organizational Leadership Award in 2000 and the Outstanding Leader Award in 2004 by the Information Resources Management Association. He received the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration Research Award in 2005. He is a recipient of the prestigious International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Outstanding Service Award in 2006, the IBM Faculty Awards in 2006 and 2008, and the IBM Faculty Innovation Award in 2010.
John Erickson is an assistant professor in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research interests include UML, software complexity and Systems Analysis and design issues. He has published in journals such as the CACM, JDM, and in conferences such as AMICIS, ICIS WITS, EMMSAD, and CAiSE. He has also co-authored several book chapters.

Editorial Advisory Board

Advances in Database Research (ADR) Book Series Editors-in-Chief: Keng Siau, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA John Erickson, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA International Editorial Advisory Board: David Avison, ESSEC Business School, France Richard Baskerville, Georgia State University, USA Hock Chuan Chan, National University of Singapore, Singapore Guy Fitzgerald, Brunel University, UK Joey George, Florida State University, USA Alan R. Hevner, University of South Florida, USA Sirkka Jarvenpaa, University of Texas – Austin, USA Wei Kwok Kee, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Ting-Peng Liang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan Peri Loucopoulos, University of Manchester, UK Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University, USA Salvatore March, Vanderbilt University, USA Rossi Matti, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland John Mylopoulos, University of Toronto, Canada Sudha Ram, University of Arizona, USA Colette Rolland, Université Paris1, France Veda Storey, Georgia State University, USA Iris Vessey, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Yair Wand, University of British Columbia, Canada Tok Wang Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore Ron Weber, Monash University, Australia Vladimir Zwass, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA.