Vijayan Sugumaran

Vijayan Sugumaran is a Professor of Management Information Systems in the department of Decision and Information Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, as well as a WCU Professor of Service Systems Management and Engineering at Sogang University in South Korea. He received his PhD in Information Technology from George Mason University, located in Fairfax, VA, and his research interests are in the areas of service science, ontologies and Semantic Web, intelligent agent and multi-agent systems, component based software development, and knowledge-based systems. His most recent publications have appeared in Information systems Research, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Communications of the ACM, Healthcare Management Science, and Data and Knowledge Engineering. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles in journals, conferences, and books. He has edited ten books and two journal special issues, and he is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies and also serves on the editorial board of seven other journals. He was the program co-chair for the 13th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2008). In addition, he has served as the chair of the Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems mini-track for Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 1999 - 2012) and Intelligent Information Systems track for the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA 2001, 2002, 2005 - 2007). He served as Chair of the E-Commerce track for Decision Science Institute’s Annual Conference, 2004. He was the Information Technology Coordinator for the Decision Sciences Institute (2007-2009). He also regularly serves as a program committee member for numerous national and international conferences.

Publications

AI-Based Services for Smart Cities and Urban Infrastructure
Kangjuan Lyu, Min Hu, Juan Du, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2021. 330 pages.
Cities are the next frontier for artificial intelligence to permeate. As smart urban environments become possible, probable, and even preferred, artificial intelligence offers...
Developments and Trends in Intelligent Technologies and Smart Systems
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2018. 351 pages.
Due to the exponential rise of emerging technology, there have been significant developments in intelligent systems. This has facilitated increasing opportunities for new...
Beyond Service-Oriented Architectures: Knowledge Services?
Ghassan Beydoun, Alexey Voinov, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2018. 12 pages.
Predictions for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) to deliver transformational results to the role and capabilities of IT for businesses have fallen short. Unforeseen...
Agility in Software Development and Project Value: An Empirical Investigation
VenuGopal Balijepally, Gerald DeHondt, Vijayan Sugumaran, Sridhar Nerur. © 2017. 20 pages.
Agile Development Methods, considered as an alternative to the traditional plan-based methods, have received much attention since their inception. These practices have evolved...
Recent Advances in Intelligent Technologies and Information Systems
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2015. 309 pages.
The amount of data used in the business world has been growing at a rapid and exponential rate. These large volumes of data have led not only to the rise of big data analytics...
Content Based Search Engine for Historical Calligraphy Images
Xiafen Zhang, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2014. 18 pages.
Paper collections of historical calligraphy objects in Libraries and museums are scanned into document images to serve the academic society. However, these digitized collections...
Organizational Efficiency through Intelligent Information Technologies
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2013. 388 pages.
Intelligent information technologies are continuing to be utilized by a number of organizations to improve productivity. While a large amount of progress has been made, a number...
Semiotic Evaluation of Product Ontologies
Joerg Leukel, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2013. 16 pages.
Product-related information can be integrated with the help of a product ontology, which can provide consensual definitions of concepts and inter-relationships relevant in a...
Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) Adoption Challenges
Ghassan Beydoun, Dongming Xu, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2013. 6 pages.
Predictions for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) to deliver transformational results to the role and capabilities of IT for businesses have fallen short. Unforseen challenges...
Insights into Advancements in Intelligent Information Technologies: Discoveries
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2012. 364 pages.
Intelligent Information Technologies are vital to businesses, hospitals, research facilities, and any number of institutions that rely on the infrastructure provided therein to...
Intelligent, Adaptive and Reasoning Technologies: New Developments and Applications
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2011. 374 pages.
The advent of the World Wide Web has sparked renewed interest in the area of intelligent information technologies. There is a growing interest in developing intelligent...
Typology and Challenges in Developing Mobile Middleware Based Community Network Infrastructure
Vijayan Sugumaran, Shriram Raghunathan. © 2011. 15 pages.
The evolution of mobile devices has opened new opportunities for collaboration, communication and computation on the move. Increasing device capabilities, instant connectivity...
Semiotic Evaluation of Product Ontologies
Joerg Leukel, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2011. 16 pages.
Product-related information can be integrated with the help of a product ontology, which can provide consensual definitions of concepts and inter-relationships relevant in a...
Development of a Web-Based Intelligent Spatial Decision Support System (WEBISDSS): A Case Study with Snow Removal Operations
Ramanathan Sugumaran, Shriram Ilavajhala, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2010. 15 pages.
A SDSS combines database storage technologies, geographic information systems (GIS) and decision modeling into tools which can be used to address a wide variety of decision...
Methodological Advancements in Intelligent Information Technologies: Evolutionary Trends
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2010. 396 pages.
Recent advancements in technology have influenced major change within many industries. Because of such advancements, businesses and organizations are adapting to a more...
Towards a Semiotic Metrics Suite for Product Ontology Evaluation
Joerg Leukel, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2010. 15 pages.
In recent years, product ontology has been proposed for solving integration problems in product-related information systems such as e-commerce and supply chain management...
Mobile Community Networks: Evolution and Challenges
Vijayan Sugumaran, Shriram Raghunathan, K. Vivekanandan. © 2010. 20 pages.
The evolution of mobile devices has opened new opportunities for collaboration and communication. Instant connectivity, portability, rapidly reducing costs, etc. are some of the...
Advances in Systems Analysis, Software Engineering, and High Performance Computing
Vijayan Sugumaran. 2010.
The theory and practice of computing applications and distributed systems has emerged as one of the key areas of research driving innovations in business, engineering, and...
Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Agent Technology, and Collaborative Applications
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2009. 450 pages.
Cutting-edge developments in artificial intelligence are now driving applications that are only hinting at the level of value they will soon contribute to organizations...
Mobile Community Networks: Evolution and Challenges
Vijayan Sugumaran, Shriram Raghunathan, K. Vivekanandan. © 2009. 19 pages.
The evolution of mobile devices has opened new opportunities for collaboration and communication. Instant connectivity, portability, rapidly reducing costs, etc. are some of the...
Towards Code Reuse and Refactoring as a Practice within Extreme Programming
Vijayan Sugumaran, Gerald DeHondt. © 2009. 16 pages.
Software reuse has been discussed in the literature for the past three decades and is widely seen as one of the major areas for improving productivity. Agile development...
Challenges for Deploying Web Services-Based E-Business Systems in SMEs
Ranjit Bose, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2009. 19 pages.
E-business initiative in many companies had started in the 1990s. These companies have recently begun to explore the use of Web Services (WS) technologies within their e-business...
Towards a Semiotic Metrics Suite for Product Ontology Evaluation
Joerg Leukel, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2009. 15 pages.
In recent years, product ontology has been proposed for solving integration problems in product-related information systems such as e-commerce and supply chain management...
Intelligent Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2008. 2614 pages.
Intelligent Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles 140 chapters from 340 of the world's leading experts on such next-generation...
Intelligent Information Technologies and Applications
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2008. 344 pages.
With the inundation of emergent online- and Web-centered technologies, there has been an increased focus on intelligent information technologies that are designed to enable users...
Incorporating Web services Into E-business Systems: An SME Perspective
Ranjit Bose, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2008. 26 pages.
There are a multitude of benefits and challenges that can be derived from the convergence of two major current technologies: (a) Web services (WS) – technology that allows...
Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2007. 392 pages.
Intelligent agent technology is emerging as one of the most important and rapidly advancing areas. Researchers are developing a number of agent-based applications and multi-agent...
Development of a Web-Based Intelligent Spatial Decision Support System (WEBISDSS): A Case Study with Snow Removal Operations
Ramanathan Sugumaran, Shriram Ilavajhala, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2007. 19 pages.
A SDSS combines database storage technologies, geographic information systems (GIS) and decision modeling into tools which can be used to address a wide variety of decision...
Advances in Intelligent Information Technologies
Vijayan Sugumaran. 2007.
The Advances in Intelligent Information Technologies (AIIT) Book Series endeavors to bring together researchers in related fields such as information systems, distributed...
International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies (IJIIT)
Vijayan Sugumaran. Est. 2005.
Intelligent information technologies are being used by a large number of organizations for improving productivity in many roles such as assistants to human operators and...
A Comparison of Implementation Resistance Factors for DMSS Versus Other Information Systems
Kristina Setzekorn, Vijayan Sugumaran, Naina Patnayakuni. © 2004. 18 pages.
Effective decision-making within and across organizations is of strategic importance as the global business environment becomes more complex. Business processes and their related...
Intelligent Support Systems: Knowledge Management
Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2002. 318 pages.
While the area of Intelligent Support Systems has experienced significant progress in the recent past, the advent of Internet and World Wide Web has sparked a renewed interest in...
A Comparison of Implementation Resistance Factors for DMSS Versus Other Information Systems
Kristina Setzekorn, Vijayan Sugumaran, Naina Patnayakuni. © 2002. 16 pages.
Effective decision-making within and across organizations is of strategic importance as the global business environment becomes more complex. Business processes and their related...
From Object-Oriented Modeling to Agent-Oriented Modeling: An Electronic Commerce Application
Sooyong Park, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2002. 17 pages.
The use of intelligent agents is on the rise, fueled by the unprecedented growth in the internet and web based applications. Consequently, agent-oriented software is becoming...
A Modeling Methodology for Intelligent Agents: An Electronic Commerce Application
Sooyang Park, Vijayan Sugumaran. © 2001. 21 pages.
The unprecedented growth of the internet and web-based applications has necessitated the deployment of intelligent agents to facilitate some of the tedious and time-consuming...
Intelligent Agents for E-Commerce: Trends and Future Impact on Business Models and Markets
Merrill Warkentin, Vijayan Sugumaran, Ravi Bapna. © 2001. 20 pages.
A characteristic feature of the explosive growth in electronic commerce is the rapid innovation and adoption of new technologies, which results in the creation of new business...
Journal of Database Management (JDM)
Keng Siau. Est. 1990.
The Journal of Database Management (JDM) publishes original research on all aspects of database management, systems analysis and design, and software engineering. The primary...