Journal Contents: International Journal of Business Analytics (IJBAN)

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Volume 8 (2021)
Issue 1
Article 1
Stock Market Prediction Using Elliot Wave Theory and Classification (pages 1-20)
Saeed Tabar (Ball State University, USA), Sushil Sharma (Ball State University, USA), David Volkman (University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA)
Article 2
A Timeline Optimization Approach of Green Requirement Engineering Framework for Efficient Categorized Natural Language Documents in Non-Functional Requirements (pages 21-37)
K. Mahalakshmi (KIT Kalaignarkarunanidhi Institute of Technology, Coimbatore), Udayakumar Allimuthu (Anna University, Chennai, India), L Jayakumar (Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, India), Ankur Dumka (Women Insititute of Technology, India)
Article 3
Total Quality Management and Assets Quality: The Scenario of Indian Banking Sector (pages 38-57)
Dolly Gaur (Amity College of Commerce and Finance, Amity University, Noida, India)
Article 4
A Mathematical Model for Integrated Green Healthcare Supply Network Design (pages 58-86)
Meisam Nasrollahi (Jamab International LLC, Oman), Mehdi Safaei (Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Industrial Engineering Department, Istanbul Gelisim University, Turkey), Nooshin Mahmoodi (Jamab International LLC, Oman)
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Volume 7 (2020)
Issue 1
Special Issue on Smart Supply Chain Network Design to Empower Industry 4.0
Guest Editorial Preface
Surajit Bag (Supply Chain Department, Tega Industries Africa Pty Ltd, Brakpan, South Africa)
Article 1
Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Management: A Methodological Review (pages 1-23)
Pavitra Dhamija (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa), Monica Bedi (Panjab University, Chandigarh, India), M.L. Gupta (PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India)
Article 2
Digitalization of Interlocking System to Optimize Logistics in Railway Transportation (pages 24-36)
Sipho Nzama (University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa), Arnesh Telukdarie (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa)
Article 3
Different Flexibilities of 3D Scanners and Their Impact on Distinctive Applications: An Analysis (pages 37-53)
Mohd Javaid (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India), Abid Haleem (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India), Shahbaz Khan (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India), Sunil Luthra (State Institute of Engineering & Technology (Formerly known as Government Engineering College), Haryana, India)
Article 4
Logistics Optimisation: A Cyber Physical Model (pages 54-76)
Chuks Nnamdi Medoh (University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa), Arnesh Telukdarie (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa)
Article 5
A Review on the Research Growth of Industry 4.0: IIoT Business Architectures Benchmarking (pages 77-97)
Anoop Kumar Sahu (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University), Bilaspur, India), Atul Kumar Sahu (Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, India), Nitin Kumar Sahu (Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, India)
Article 6
Logistics 4.0 Energy Modelling (pages 98-121)
Megashnee Munsamy (Mangosuthu University of Technology, Umlazi, South Africa), Arnesh Telukdarie (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa), Pavitra Dhamija (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Marketing Analytics: Developing New Conceptual Frameworks, Theories, and Measures to Understand the Emerging Use of Data Analytics
Guest Editorial Preface
Surabhi Singh (Department of Marketing, IMS Ghaziabad, Ghaziabad, India)
Article 1
Conceptualizing the Role of Data Analytics and Technology in E-Governance: An Insight (pages 1-12)
Parag Sunil Shukla (The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India), Mayank Mathur (Faculty of Management Studies, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India)
Article 2
Online Advertisement Using Web Analytics Software: A Comparison Using AHP Method (pages 13-33)
Manu Sharma (Advertising and Marketing Area, School of Management, Doon University, India), Sudhanshu Joshi (Operations and Supply Chain Area, School of Management, Doon University, India)
Article 3
Airline Choice: A Comparison of Classifiers in Traditional Analysis vs Decision Trees (pages 34-53)
Archana Shrivastava (Amity School of Business, Amity University Uttarpradesh, Noida, India), P. James Daniel Paul (Ernst and Young LLP, Bengaluru, India), J.K. Sharma (Amity School of Business, Amity University Uttarpradesh, Noida, India)
Article 4
From “e” Retail to “omni” Channel Retail: A Strategic Initiative of a Fashion Etailer (pages 54-68)
Himanshi Agarwal (Amity University, Noida, India), Shailja Dixit (Amity University, Noida, India)
Research Methodology and its Applications in Management
Book Review
Mukesh Chaturvedi (Sharda University, Greater Noida, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
Optimization of Epilepsy Program Procedures With Linear Programming (pages 1-11)
Marc J. Schniederjans (University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA), Deepak Madhavan (University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA), Dara G. Schniederjans (University of Rhode Island, USA)
Article 2
A Robust Multivariate Outlier Detection Method for Detection of Securities Fraud (pages 12-29)
M. Fevzi Esen (University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 3
Article 4
An Integrated Entropy-TOPSIS Methodology for Evaluating Green Energy Sources (pages 44-70)
Chiranjib Bhowmik (Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology, Parul University, Vadodara, India), Mohamad Amin Kaviani (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus), Amitava Ray (Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, India), Lanndon Ocampo (Cebu Technological University, Philippines)
Article 5
Artificial Neural Network for Markov Chaining of Rainfall Over India (pages 71-84)
Kavita Pabreja (Maharaja Surajmal Institute, GGSIP University, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
Semantic Annotation of Web of Things Using Entity Linking (pages 1-13)
Ismail Nadim (Ibn Tofail University, Faculty of Sciences, Kenitra, Morocco), Yassine El Ghayam (SMARTiLab, EMSI Rabat Honoris Universities, Morocco), Abdelalim Sadiq (Ibn Tofail University, Faculty of Sciences, Kenitra, Morocco)
Article 2
Knowledge Analytics: A Constituent of Educational Analytics (pages 14-23)
Shouhong Wang (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA), Hai Wang (Saint Mary's University, Canada)
Article 3
Measuring the Effect of EWOM Readability and Sentiment on Sales: Online Cellphone Reviews (pages 24-42)
Aakash Aakash (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, India), Anu Gupta Aggarwal (University of Delhi, India)
Article 4
Product Categorization for Social Marketing Applying the RFC Model and Data Science Techniques (pages 43-62)
Myint Zaw (Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand), Pichaya Tandayya (Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand)
Article 5
Impact Analysis of Temperature Data on the Increase in the Count of Infected Cases of COVID 19 (pages 63-72)
Parag Verma (Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, India), Ankur Dumka (Graphic Era University, Dehradun, India), Anuj Bhardwaj (Chandigarh University, India), Alaknanda Ashok (College of Technology, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India), Mukesh Chandra Kestwal (Atal Incubation Center, EMPI, New Delhi, India), Praveen Kumar (Yuvayana Tech and Craft Pvt. Ltd., India)
Volume 6 (2019)
Issue 1
Article 1
Choice Models Adjusted to Non-Available Items and Network Effects (pages 1-19)
Stan Lipovetsky (GfK North America, Minneapolis, USA), W. Michael Conklin (GfK North America, Minneapolis, USA)
Article 2
A Mathematical Foundation for Stochastic Opinion Dynamics (pages 20-42)
Luis E. Castro (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA), Nazrul I. Shaikh (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA)
Article 3
Reconnection of Wireless Sensor Network Partitions on Multi-Agent Platform (pages 43-54)
E. Anna Devi (Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India), J. Martin Leo Manickam (St. Joseph's College of Engineering, Chennai, India)
Article 4
A Modified Kruskal's Algorithm to Improve Genetic Search for Open Vehicle Routing Problem (pages 55-76)
Joydeep Dutta (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal, India), Partha Sarathi Barma (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal, India), Samarjit Kar (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal, India), Tanmay De (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal, India)
Article 5
Pricing for Complementary and Substitute Products Simultaneously in the Package-Sale and Separate-Sale (pages 77-93)
Ashkan Mohsenzadeh Ledari (Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran), Alireza Arshadi Khamseh (Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran), Bahman Naderi (Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran)
Issue 2
Special Issue of Behavioral Analytics and its Application in Management Decision Making
Guest Editorial Preface
Debi Acharjya (School of Computer Science and Engineering, VIT University, India), Anirban Mitra (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amity University- Kolkata, Kolkata, India), Uptal Roy (Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India)
Article 1
An Integrated Approach Using Interpretive Structural Modeling and Quality Function Deployment for Improving Indian Retail Service Quality (pages 1-22)
Sreekumar (Rourkela Institute of Management Studies, Rourkela, India), Rema Gopalan (IFIM Business School, Bangalore, India), Biswajit Satpathy (Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India)
Article 2
A Novel Approach for the Customer Segmentation Using Clustering Through Self-Organizing Map (pages 23-45)
Debaditya Barman (Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India), Nirmalya Chowdhury (Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
Article 3
A Fuzzy Rough Feature Selection Framework for Investors Behavior Towards Gold Exchange-Traded Fund (pages 46-73)
Biswajit Acharjya (VIT Business School, VIT, Vellore, India), Subhashree Natarajan (VIT Business School, VIT, Vellore, India)
Article 4
Knowledge Generation Using Sentiment Classification Involving Machine Learning on E-Commerce (pages 74-90)
Swarup Kr Ghosh (Brainware University, Kolkata, India), Sowvik Dey (Brainware University, Kolkata, India), Anupam Ghosh (Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata, India)
Article 5
Exploring and Ranking Factors Affecting Currency Counterfeiting Using Factor Analysis and Regression (pages 91-107)
Akanksha Upadhyaya (Amity University, Noida, (RDIAS), India), Vinod Shokeen (Amity University, Noida, India), Garima Srivastava (KNMIET, Ghaziabad, India)
Issue 3
Special Issue on Big Data and Computational Intelligence
Guest Editorial Preface
Vishal Kumar (B. T. Kumaon Institute of Technology, Dwarahat, India), Ravi Tomar (University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, India)
Article 1
Evaluation of Pattern Based Customized Approach for Stock Market Trend Prediction With Big Data and Machine Learning Techniques (pages 1-15)
Jai Prakash Verma (Institute of Technology Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India), Sudeep Tanwar (Institute of Technology Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India), Sanjay Garg (Institute of Technology Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India), Ishit Gandhi (Institute of Technology Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India), Nikita H. Bachani (Institute of Technology Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India)
Article 2
A Multimodal Based Approach for Face and Unique Mark Based Combination for Confirmation of Human (pages 16-28)
Prateek Srivastava (SPSU,Udaipur, India), Rohit Srivastava (SPSU,Udaipur, India)
Article 3
Hierarchical Load Balancing Model by Optimal Resource Utilization (pages 29-42)
Jagdish Chandra Patni (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India)
Article 4
Chronic Kidney Disease Using Fuzzy C-Means Clustering Analysis (pages 43-64)
Vineeta Kunwar (Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India), A. Sai Sabitha (Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India), Tanupriya Choudhury (Informatics Department, School of CS, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India), Archit Aggarwal (Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India)
Issue 4
Special Issue on Advanced Prediction and Assessment Techniques
Guest Editorial Preface
Ferhan Çebi (İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey), Dilay Çelebi (İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey), Gül T. Temur (Bahcesehir University, İstanbul, Turkey)
Article 1
Performance Comparison of Two Recent Heuristics for Green Time Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem (pages 1-11)
Mehmet Soysal (Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey), Mustafa Çimen (Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey), Mine Ömürgönülşen (Hacettepe Universi, Ankara, Turkey), Sedat Belbağ (Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey)
Article 2
Predicting the Success of Ensemble Algorithms in the Banking Sector (pages 12-31)
Özge Hüsniye Namlı Dağ (Department of Industrial Engineering, Turkish - German University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 3
Social Spider Algorithm for Training Artificial Neural Networks (pages 32-49)
Burak Gülmez (Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey), Sinem Kulluk (Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey)
Article 4
Forecasting Automobile Sales in Turkey with Artificial Neural Networks (pages 50-60)
Aycan Kaya (Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey), Gizem Kaya (Department of Management Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey), Ferhan Çebi (Department of Management Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 5
Integrated QFD, Fuzzy Linear Regression and ZOGP: An Application of E-Store Design (pages 61-73)
Pelin Celik (Department of Management Information Systems, Bayburt University, Bayburt, Turkey), Talha Ustasuleyman (Department of Business Administration, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey)
Article 6
An Evaluation on Carbon Footprint Indicators in Turkey Located Banks and Worldwide Banks (pages 74-95)
Özlem Yurtsever (Department of Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey), Seniye Umit Firat (Department of Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Volume 5 (2018)
Issue 1
Article 1
Investigating the Effect of eWOM in Movie Box Office Success Through an Aspect-Based Approach (pages 1-15)
Saurav Mohanty (Department of Decision System Sciences, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, USA), Nicolle Clements (Department of Decision System Sciences, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, USA), Vipul Gupta (Department of Decision System Sciences, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Article 2
A Virtual Supply Chain System for Improved Information Sharing and Decision Making (pages 16-32)
Mohammad Daneshvar Kakhki (Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA), Hamid Nemati (Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA), Farhad Hassanzadeh (XPO Logistics, High Point, NC, USA)
Article 3
Price Discounts and Consumer Load-Shifting Behavior in the Smart Grid (pages 33-54)
Eeyad Al-Ahmadi (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA), Murat Erkoc (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA)
Article 4
MaxDiff Choice Probability Estimations on Aggregate and Individual Level (pages 55-69)
Stan Lipovetsky (GfK Custom Research North America, Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
ERP On-Premise or On-Demand (pages 1-16)
Fan Zhao (Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Lutgert College of Business, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, USA), Elias T. Kirche (Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Lutgert College of Business, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, USA)
Article 2
Exploration of Academic Risk Taking Among College Students (pages 17-29)
M. Keith Wright (University of Houston - Downtown, Houston, USA), Utpal Bose (University of Houston - Downtown, Houston, USA), Shohreh Hashemi (University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, USA), Diana Pence (University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, USA)
Article 3
Multi-Objective Programming for Supplier Selection and Order Allocation Under Disruption Risk and Demand, Quality, and Delay Time Uncertainties (pages 30-56)
Hanane Assellaou (LM2I Laboratory, ENSAM-Meknes, Mouly Ismail University, Meknes, Morocco), Brahim Ouhbi (LM2I Laboratory, ENSAM-Meknes, Mouly Ismail University, Meknes, Morocco), Bouchra Frikh (LTTI Laboratory, EST-Fès, Moulay Abdellah University, Fès, Morocco)
Article 4
Using Simulation to Teach Operations Management to First- and Continuing-Generation Students (pages 57-72)
Jason M. Riley (Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, USA), William A. Ellegood (Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, USA)
Article 5
A Taxonomy of Data Mining Problems (pages 73-86)
Nayem Rahman (Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA)
Issue 3
Article 1
Optimal Advertisement Spending in a Duopoly with Incomplete Information (pages 1-21)
Luis E. Castro (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA), Nazrul I. Shaikh (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA)
Article 2
Selecting an MRI System: A Multi Criteria Decision Making Model for MRI Technicians (pages 22-32)
Gulsah Hancerliogullari Koksalmis (Industrial Engineering Department, Management Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey), Cuneyt Calisir (Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey), Murat Durucu (Industrial Engineering Department, Management Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey), Fethi Calisir (Industrial Engineering Department, Management Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 3
Multi Criteria Decision Model for Risk Assessment of Transmission and Distribution Assets: A Hybrid Approach Using Analytical Hierarchy Process and Weighted Sum Method (pages 33-51)
Bijoy Chattopadhyay (Nevada Energy, Las Vegas, USA), Angelica Rodriguez (Nevada Energy, Las Vegas, USA)
Article 4
Analysis of Dynamics Competitiveness by Using Strategic Groups Maps: Case of Furniture Industry (pages 52-66)
Hamed Aboutorab (Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Alireza Aslani (Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Mohsen Nazari (Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran)
Article 5
Detection of Leading Experts from ResearchGate (pages 67-86)
Eya Ben Ahmed (Higher Institute of Applied Science and Technology of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia)
Issue 4
Article 1
Smart Configuration and Auto Allocation of Resource in Cloud Data Centers (pages 1-23)
Merzoug Soltane (Department of Computer Sciences, University of El-oued Algeria, El Oued, Algeria), Kazar Okba (Department of Computer Sciences, University of Biskra Algeria, Biskra, Algeria), Derdour Makhlouf (Department of Computer Sciences, University of Tebessa Algeria, Tebessa, Algeria), Sean B. Eom (Department of Accounting, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, USA)
Article 2
Influence Estimation and Opinion-Tracking Over Online Social Networks (pages 24-42)
Luis E. Castro (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA), Nazrul I. Shaikh (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA)
Article 3
Best Practices of News and Media Web Design: An Analysis of Content Structure, Multimedia, Social Sharing, and Advertising placements (pages 43-60)
Sonya Zhang (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA), Samuel Lee (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA), Karen Hovsepian (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA), Hannah Morgia (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA), Kelli Lawrence (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA), Natalie Lawrence (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA), Ashish Hingle (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA)
Article 4
Web Content Analysis of Online Grocery Shopping Web Sites in India (pages 61-73)
Tanushri Banerjee (School of Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, India), Arindam Banerjee (Professor of Marketing, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India)
Article 5
Identifying and Ranking of Alternative Fuels by Using AHP and PROMETHEE II Methods to Find Best Fuel for Bus Rapid Transit System (pages 74-87)
Iman Dadashpour (University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Ahmadreza Rostami (Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran)
Volume 4 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
Exploring Insurance and Natural Disaster Tweets Using Text Analytics (pages 1-17)
Tylor Huizinga (Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada), Anteneh Ayanso (Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada), Miranda Smoor (Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada), Ted Wronski (Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada)
Article 2
Optimizing Group Waiting Time in Service System with Learning Effect (pages 18-35)
Yuval Cohen (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Tel-Aviv, Israel), Shai Rozenes (Engineering and Management of Service Systems Department, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Tel-Aviv, Israel)
Article 3
Query Frequency based View Selection (pages 36-55)
Mohammad Haider (Saudi Electronic University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia), T.V. Vijay Kumar (School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India)
Article 4
Development of Data Mining Driven Software Tool to Forecast the Customer Requirement for Quality Function Deployment (pages 56-86)
Shivani K. Purohit (Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET), Gondia, India), Ashish K. Sharma (Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET), Gondia, India)
Article 5
Pursuing Supply Chain Integration: Roles of Resources, Competences, Experience, and Industry-type (pages 87-103)
Abdul Samed Munkata (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana), Emmanuel Kwabena Anin (Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi, Ghana), Dominic Essuman (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana), Henry Ataburo (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana)
Issue 2
Article 1
Analysis of China's Regional Energy Utilization and Environment Protection Efficiency Based on the DEA-SBM Model (pages 1-19)
Pingfang Xi (School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China), Qingyuan Zhu (School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China)
Article 2
Utility based Tool to Assess Overall Effectiveness of HRD Instruments (pages 20-36)
Dinesh Kumar Khurana (International Management Institute, New Delhi, India), P.K. Kapur (Amity Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Amity University, Noida, India), Nitin Sachdeva (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India)
Article 3
A Six Sigma DMAIC Process for Supplier Performance Evaluation using AHP and Kano's Model (pages 37-61)
Seniye Ümit Oktay Fırat (Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey), Mahmure Övül Arıoğlu Akan (Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey), Ece Ersoy (Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey), Serpil Gök (Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey), Uğur Ünal (Industrial Engineering Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 4
An Automatic User Interest Mining Technique for Retrieving Quality Data (pages 62-79)
Shilpa Sethi (Department of Computer Engineering, YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad, India), Ashutosh Dixit (Department of Computer Engineering, YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
Production Planning Based on DEA Profit Efficiency Models (pages 1-14)
Feng Liu (University of Science and Technology of China, School of Management, Anhui, China), Mengni Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China, School of Management, Anhui, China)
Article 2
Evaluating the Risks Associated with Supply Chain Agility of an Enterprise (pages 15-34)
Anirban Ganguly (O. P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, India), Debdeep Chatterjee (Schneider Electric, Bengaluru, India), Harish V. Rao (International Management Institute, New Delhi, India)
Article 3
GOAL-Toolkit Based Ontology for Information Entrepreneurs to Evaluate the Goals Achievement: A Research Plan (pages 35-53)
Tengku Adil Tengku Izhar (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia), Torab Torabi (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia), M. Ishaq Bhatti (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia)
Article 4
Management Information Systems (MIS) in Cloud Computing: A Review (pages 54-70)
Jashanpreet Singh (John Deere Technology Center, IT Applications Department, Pune, India)
Article 5
Supplier Selection by Extended TOPSIS to Obtain the Ideal Compromise Solution in Group Decision Making (pages 71-85)
Mohammad Azadfallah (Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran)
Issue 4
Article 1
The Risk of Optimization in Marketing Campaigns (pages 1-20)
Jürgen Paetz (Degussa Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Article 2
Big Data and Advance Analytics: Architecture, Techniques, Applications, and Challenges (pages 21-47)
Surabhi Verma (National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India)
Article 3
Supplier Performance Prediction for Future Collaboration: Based on Markov Chain Model (pages 48-59)
Mohammad Azadfallah (Saipayadak, Tehran, Iran)
Article 4
An Empirical Analysis of Delhi - Mumbai Sector Flight Fares (pages 60-78)
T. Godwin (Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India)
Volume 3 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
A Prescriptive Stock Market Investment Strategy for the Restaurant Industry using an Artificial Neural Network Methodology (pages 1-21)
Gary R. Weckman (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA), Ronald W. Dravenstott (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA), William A Young II (Department of Management, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA), Ehsan Ardjmand (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA), David F. Millie (Palm Island Enviro-Informatics LLC, Sarasota, FL, USA), Andy P. Snow (The J. W. McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA)
Article 2
An Expanded Assessment of Data Mining Approaches for Analyzing Actuarial Student Success Rate (pages 22-44)
Alan Olinsky (Department of Mathematics, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA), Phyllis Schumacher (Department of Mathematics, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA), John Quinn (Department of Mathematics, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA)
Article 3
Loss Profit Estimation Using Temporal Association Rule Mining (pages 45-57)
Reshu Agarwal (Apaji Institute of Mathematics and Applied Computer Technology, Banasthali University, Rajasthan, India), Mandeep Mittal (Department of Computer Science Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Bijwasan, New Delhi, India), Sarla Pareek (Apaji Institute of Mathematics and Applied Computer Technology, Banasthali University, Rajasthan, India)
Article 4
Social Media Mining: A New Framework and Literature Review (pages 58-68)
Vipul Gupta (Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, USA), Mayank Gupta (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Defining, Understanding, and Addressing Big Data (pages 1-32)
Trevor J. Bihl (Department of Operational Sciences, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA), William A. Young II (Department of Management, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA), Gary R. Weckman (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA)
Article 2
Text Mining to Identify Customers Likely to Respond to Cross-Selling Campaigns: Reading Notes from Your Customers (pages 33-49)
Gregory Ramsey (Department of Information Science and Systems, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA), Sanjay Bapna (Department of Information Science and Systems, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA)
Article 3
Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence in Croatia: Do Managers Know How to Use Them? (pages 50-60)
Kornelije Rabuzin (Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia), Darko Škvorc (Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Article 4
Classification of File Data Based on Confidentiality in Cloud Computing using K-NN Classifier (pages 61-78)
Munwar Ali Zardari (Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Seri Iskandar, Malaysia), Low Tang Jung (Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Seri Iskandar, Malaysia)
Issue 3
Article 1
Perceptions of Business Intelligence Professionals about Factors Related to Business Intelligence input in Decision Making (pages 1-24)
Carol P. Huie (Business Department, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA)
Article 2
Simulation of Stock Prediction System using Artificial Neural Networks (pages 25-44)
Omisore Olatunji Mumini (Centre for Information Technology and Systems, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria), Fayemiwo Michael Adebisi (Department of Computer Science, Oduduwa University Ipetumodu, Ile Ife, Nigeria), Ofoegbu Osita Edward (Department of Computer Science, Oduduwa University Ipetumodu, Ile Ife, Nigeria), Adeniyi Shukurat Abidemi (Department of Computer Science, Oduduwa University Ipetumodu, Ile Ife, Nigeria)
Article 3
Article 4
Exploring the Dimensions of Mobile Banking Service Quality: Implications for the Banking Sector (pages 60-76)
Nabila Nisha (Department of Accounting and Finance, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Issue 4
Article 1
Improving Online Course Performance Through Customization: An Empirical Study Using Business Analytics (pages 1-20)
Siva Sankaran (Department of Systems and Operations Management, California State University, Northridge, CA, USA), Kris Sankaran (Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA)
Article 2
Supervised Regression Clustering: A Case Study for Fashion Products (pages 21-40)
Ali Fallah Tehrani (Technology Campus Grafenau, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Grafenau, Germany), Diane Ahrens (Technology Campus Grafenau, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Grafenau, Germany)
Article 3
A New Decision Making Model based on Factor Analysis (FA), F-ANP, and F-ARAS for Selecting and Ranking Maintenance Strategies (pages 41-63)
Habib Farajpoor Khanaposhtani (Department of Industrial Management, University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran), Mohsen Shafiei Nikabadi (Department of Industrial Management, University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran), Hossein Eftekhari (Department of Technology and Innovation Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Alireza Aslani (Department of Technology and Innovation Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran)
Article 4
Document Retrieval using Efficient Indexing Techniques: A Review (pages 64-82)
Shweta Gupta (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India & Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh, India), Sunita Yadav (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India & Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh, India), Rajesh Prasad (Department of Computer Science, Yobe State University, Damaturu, Nigeria)
Article 5
Technology Development and Assessment to Market Using TRIZ (pages 83-97)
Zulhasni bin Abdul Rahim (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia), Nooh bin Abu Bakar (Malaysian-Japanese Institute of Innovation and Technology (MJIIT),Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia)
Volume 2 (2015)
Issue 1
Article 1
Effects of Data Envelopment Analysis on Performance Assessment: A Cognitive Approach (pages 1-22)
Heinz Ahn (Institute of Management Control and Business Accounting, Braunschweig University of Technology, Braunschweig, Germany), Nadia Vazquez Novoa (Institute of Management Control and Business Accounting, Braunschweig University of Technology, Braunschweig, Germany)
Article 2
Comprehensive Study and Analysis of Partitional Data Clustering Techniques (pages 23-38)
Aparna K. (Department of Master of Computer Applications, B. M. S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Mydhili K. Nair (Department of Information Science and Engineering, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 3
A Strategic Analysis of Mixed Channel Structure: Retail Store Ownership (pages 39-59)
Xiaowei Linda Zhu (Department of Management, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA, USA), Xingxing Zu (Department of Information Science and Systems, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA), Lei Zhu (Department of Economics and Finance, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA, USA), Huafan Ma (School of Management, Marketing and International Business, Kean University, Union, NJ, USA)
Article 4
The Use of Technical and Fundamental Tools By Indian Stock Brokers (pages 60-73)
Naveen Kumar Baradi (Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India), Sanjay Mohapatra (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
A Dynamic Modeling and Validation Framework for the Market Direction Prediction (pages 1-13)
Xugang Ye (Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA), Jingjing Li (Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA)
Article 2
Efficiency and Risk Management Models for Cloud-Based Solutions in Supply Chain Management (pages 14-30)
Dothang Truong (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, USA)
Article 3
Classification Trees as Proxies (pages 31-44)
Anthony Scime (Department of Computer Science, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, NY, USA), Nilay Saiya (Department of Political Science, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, NY, USA), Gregg R. Murray (Department of Political Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA), Steven J. Jurek (Department of Political Science, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, NY, USA)
Article 4
Should Investors Trust Equity Analysts? (pages 45-61)
Xiaomin Guo (College of Business, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, USA)
Article 5
A High-Performance Parallelization and Load-Balancing Approach for Modern Power-Systems (pages 62-74)
Siddhartha Kumar Khaitan (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA), James D. McCalley (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA)
Issue 3
Article 1
Impact of Lean Supply Chain Management on Operational Performance: A Study of Small Manufacturing Companies (pages 1-19)
Steve Bin Zhou (College of Business, University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX, USA), Fiona Xiaoying Ji (College of Business, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA)
Article 2
Incorporating the Predictability of Consequences into a Disruption Management Framework (pages 20-32)
Jason M. Riley (College of Business Administration, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA), Janis Miller (Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA), V. Sridharan (Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA)
Article 3
Scheduling of Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Procedures with Genetic Algorithm (pages 33-46)
Vedran Vrbanić (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia), Damir Kalpić (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Article 4
Intelligent IoT-Enabled System in Green Supply Chain using Integrated FCM Method (pages 47-66)
Rui-Yang Chen (Department of Business Administration, Aletheia University, New Taipei City, Taiwan)
Article 5
Performance Measurement Systems and Firms' Characteristics: Empirical Evidences from Nigerian Banks (pages 67-83)
Oyewo Babajide Michael (Department of Accounting, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria)
Issue 4
Article 1
Modeling Energy Portfolio Scoring: A Simulation Framework (pages 1-22)
Rafael Diaz (The Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Joshua G. Behr (The Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Rafael Landaeta (Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Francesco Longo (University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Letizia Nicoletti (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy)
Article 2
A Systematic Approach for Business Data Analytics with a Real Case Study (pages 23-44)
Kaibo Liu (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA), Jianjun Shi (H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA)
Article 3
The Study of Influential Adaptation of Information Technology between Buyers and Suppliers (pages 45-63)
Thawatchai Jitpaiboon (Information Systems and Operations Management Department, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA), Qiannong Gu (Information Systems and Operations Management Department, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA), Pankaj C. Patel (Management Department, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA)
Article 4
Probabilistic Preferences Composition in the Classification of Apparel Retail Stores (pages 64-78)
Rodrigo Otávio de Araújo Ribeiro (IBOPE-DTM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Lidia Angulo Meza (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Brazil), Annibal Parracho Sant'Anna (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Brazil)
Volume 1 (2014)
Issue 1
Making Data-Driven Discerning Decision with Business Analytics
Editorial Preface
John Wang (Department of Information and Operations Management, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, USA), Steve Bin Zhou (College of Business, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA)
Article 1
Analytics for Smarter Buildings (pages 1-15)
Young M. Lee (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA), Lianjun An (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA), Fei Liu (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA), Raya Horesh (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA), Young Tae Chae (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA), Rui Zhang (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA)
Article 2
Measuring Effectiveness: A DEA Approach Under Predetermined Targets (pages 16-28)
Heinz Ahn (Institute of Management Control & Business Accounting, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany), Ludmila Neumann (Institute of Management Control & Business Accounting, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany)
Article 3
Time Lags Related to Past and Current IT Innovations in Japan: An Analysis of ERP, SCM, CRM, and Big Data Trends (pages 29-42)
Hiroshi Sasaki (College of Business, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan)
Article 4
Design of Closed Loop Supply Chain Networks (pages 43-66)
Subramanian Pazhani (Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA), A. Ravi Ravindran (Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA)
Article 5
Analyzing Economic Indicators of Disaster Resilience Following Hurricane Katrina (pages 67-83)
Mark L. Dottore (Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA), Christopher W. Zobel (Department of Business Information Technology, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
Big Data Technologies and Analytics: A Review of Emerging Solutions (pages 1-17)
Hoda Ahmed Abdelhafez (Department of Information Systems and Decision Support, Faculty of Computers and Informatics, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt)
Article 2
Stock Market's Reactions to Industrial Accidents: Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies (pages 18-33)
Jiuchang Wei (School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China), Han Wang (School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China), Xiumei Guo (Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia)
Article 3
Reliability Analysis for Degrading Systems with 100% Quality Inspection after Burn-In (pages 34-47)
Hao Peng (Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands), Qianmei Feng (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA)
Article 4
Classifying Inputs and Outputs in Data Envelopment Analysis Based on TOPSIS Method and a Voting Model (pages 48-63)
M. Soltanifar (Islamic Azad University Branch, Tehran, Iran), S. Shahghobadi (Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran)
Issue 3
Article 1
A Model for Estimating the Benefits from Network Security Systems (pages 1-20)
Soumyo D. Moitra (Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Article 2
A Fuzzy Cyber-Risk Analysis Model for Assessing Attacks on the Availability and Integrity of the Military Command and Control Systems (pages 21-36)
Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, USA & University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany), Dawn A. Trevisani (Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, NY, USA), Dennis T. Kennedy (La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Article 3
Global Supply Chain Network Design Incorporating Disruption Risk (pages 37-62)
Kanokporn Rienkhemaniyom (King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand), A. Ravi Ravindran (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA)
Article 4
Customer Satisfaction in the Context of Online Gaming Service: The Hedonic Experience Factor (pages 63-80)
Jiming Wu (California State University East Bay, CA, USA)
Issue 4
Article 1
Randomizing Efficiency Scores in DEA Using Beta Distribution: An Alternative View of Stochastic DEA and Fuzzy DEA (pages 1-15)
Parakramaweera Sunil Dharmapala (Department of Operations Management and Business Statistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman)
Article 2
Data Analytics in the Hardwood Industry: The Impact of Automation and Optimization on Profits, Quality, and the Environment (pages 16-33)
Libor Cech (Partner/VP, Global Process Automation, Wilmington, NC, USA), Joseph Cazier (Director of the Center for Analytics Research and Education, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA), Ashley B. Roberts (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
Article 3
Neighborhood Evaluation in Recommender Systems Using the Realization Based Entropy Approach (pages 34-50)
Roee Anuar (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel), Yossi Bukchin (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel), Oded Maimon (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel), Lior Rokach (Department of Information Systems Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel)
Article 4
Time Series Data Mining: A Retail Application (pages 51-68)
Daniel Hebert (Market Analyst, Rogers Corporation, Woodstock, CT, USA), Billie Anderson (Department of Mathematics, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA), Alan Olinsky (Department of Mathematics, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA), J. Michael Hardin (Dean, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA)