International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS)
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International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS)

Editor-in-Chief: Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece)
Published Quarterly. Est. 2005.
ISSN: 1552-6283|EISSN: 1552-6291|DOI: 10.4018/IJSWIS
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The International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS) promotes a knowledge transfer channel where academics, practitioners, and researchers can discuss, analyze, criticize, synthesize, communicate, elaborate, and simplify the more-than-promising technology of the semantic Web in the context of information systems. The journal aims to establish value-adding knowledge transfer and personal development channels in three distinctive areas: academia, industry, and government.

Topics Covered

  • Beyond Semantic Web (e.g., extending meaning with perception and experience)
  • Enterprise application integration
  • From e-government to e-democracy
  • Integration with other disciplines
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Metadata-driven (bottom-up) versus ontology-driven (top-down) SW development
  • New Semantic Web enabled business models
  • New Semantic Web enabled information systems
  • New Semantic Web enabled tools for the citizen/ learner/ organization/ business
  • Ontologies, folksonomies, and associated knowledge representation issues
  • Real world applications towards the development of the Knowledge society
  • Semantic enabled business intelligence
  • Semantic Web applications on the Web, enterprises, desktops, personal and mobile devices, e-science and e-government applications, and associated issues of provenance, trust, privacy, security, quality, scalability, and performance
  • Semantic Web data management
  • Semantic Web issues, challenges, and implications in each of the IS research streams
  • Semantics and human computer interfaces including visualization and mashups
  • Semantics in business processes and distributed computing and services
  • Social Semantic Web and people Web
  • Standards


The International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS) is an archival journal that publishes high quality original manuscripts in all aspects of Semantic Web that are relevant to computer science and information systems communities. IJSWIS is an open forum aiming to cultivate the Semantic Web vision within the information systems research community. The main focus is on information systems discipline and working towards the delivery of the main implications that the Semantic Web brings to information systems and the information/knowledge society.

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Reviews and Testimonials

Today's Web is rich in data but poor in semantic. Semantic Web will help realize the true understanding of humans by computers. The International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS) is the only international journal focusing on the intersection of the the Semantic Web and Information Systems areas. The journal aims to not only advance the state of Semantic Web technologies but also improve our understanding of the impact of Semantic Web technologies on individuals and organizations and our understanding of users' requirements for Semantic Web technologies.

– Lina Zhou, University of Maryland-Balitmore County, USA

The International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems is instrumental in stimulating research and practical debate on the technologies, applications and implications of the Semantic Web, providing a unique specialized forum for the publication of novel research in these topics.

– Nancy Pouloudi, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece


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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Amit Sheth, Wright State University, United States
International Advisory Board
Mohamed Amine Ferrag, Guelma University, Algeria
B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshtra, India
Associate Editors
Maria Bermudez-Edo, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Maryam Haghshenas, Tehran university, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Aditya Kalyanpur, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, United States
Henry Kim, York University, Canada
Jeff Pan, The University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Umberto Straccia, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Editorial Review Board
Karl Aberer, Institute for Core Computing Science, Switzerland
Harith Alani, University of Southhampton, United Kingdom
Kemafor Anyanwu, University of Georgia, United States
Christian Bizer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento, Italy
François Bry, University of Munich, Germany
Christoph Bussler, Merced Systems, United States
Jorge Cardoso, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Kwok Tai Chui, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Oscar Corcho, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Claudia d'Amato, Università degli studi di Bari, Italy
Nazli Davar, University of Surrey
John Davies, British Telecom, United Kingdom
Victor de Boer, , Netherlands
Emanuele Della Valle, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Thomas Di Noia, Technical University of Bari, Italy
Ying Ding, Indiana University, United States
Dieter Fensel, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Farshad Fotouhi, Wayne State University, United States
Bo Fu, California State University Long Beach, United States
Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Bernardo Grau, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
William Grosky, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States
Amelie Gyrard, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Michael Hausenblas, DERI-NUI Galway, Ireland
James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Vasant Honavar, Iowa State University, United States
Eero Hyvönen, Aalto University, Finland
Ramesh Jain, University of California, United States
Vahid Jalali
Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, United States
Vipul Kashyap, Partners HealthCare System, Inc., United States
Carsten Kessler
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Eugene Maximilien, Association for Computing Machinery, United States
Mark Musen, Stanford University, United States
Ambjorn Naeve, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, University of Leipzig, Germany
Kanagasabai Rajaraman, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Marta Sabou, MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Miguel-Ángel Sicilia, University of Alcalá, Spain
Elena Simperl, University of Innsbruck, Austria
York Sure, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Bhavani Thuraisingham, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Ubbo Visser, University of Bremen, Germany
Gottfried Vossen, University of Muenster, Germany
Gerd Wagner, Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany
Yong Yu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Lina Zhou, University of Maryland, United States