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International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS)
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International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS)

This journal converted to Gold Open Access on January 1, 2022
Editor-in-Chief: Van Nam Huynh (JAIST, Japan)
Indexed In: INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 12 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-8208|EISSN: 1947-8216|DOI: 10.4018/IJKSS
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Published: Feb 26, 2024
DOI: 10.4018/IJKSS.339564
Volume 15
Porferio Almerino Jr., Marilou Martinez, Rogelio Sala Jr., Kent Maningo, Lourdes Garciano, Christine Catyong, Marvin Guinocor, Gerly Alcantara, John de Vera, Veronica Calasang, Randy Mangubat, Larry Peconcillo Jr., Emerson Peteros, Charldy Wenceslao, Rica Villarosa, Lanndon Ocampo
Identifying the primary factors of teaching quality remains a pivotal agenda for informed decision making, strategic planning, and resource allocation. This study builds upon ten key factors derived... Show More
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Almerino Jr., Porferio, et al. "Constructing an Interpretive Structural Model to Unravel the Interconnected Drivers of Teaching Quality in Higher Education." vol.15, no.1 2024: pp.1-23.


Almerino Jr., P., Martinez, M., Sala Jr., R., Maningo, K., Garciano, L., Catyong, C., Guinocor, M., Alcantara, G., de Vera, J., Calasang, V., Mangubat, R., Peconcillo Jr., L., Peteros, E., Wenceslao, C., Villarosa, R., & Ocampo, L. (2024). Constructing an Interpretive Structural Model to Unravel the Interconnected Drivers of Teaching Quality in Higher Education. , 15(1), 1-23.


Almerino Jr., Porferio, et al. "Constructing an Interpretive Structural Model to Unravel the Interconnected Drivers of Teaching Quality in Higher Education," 15, no.1: 1-23.

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Published: Nov 28, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJKSS.334124
Volume 15
Waranyoo Thippo, Chorkaew Jaturanonda, Sorawit Yaovasuwanchai, Charoenchai Khompatraporn, Teeradej Wuttipornpun, Kulwara Meksawan
This article presents a non-linear multi-objective optimization model with four different objectives for manual rice seed harvesting, aiming to ensure members' fairness and mutual benefits for a... Show More
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Thippo, Waranyoo, et al. "Multi-Objective Job Rotation in Rice Seed Harvesting With Equitable Injury Risk and Cost Allocation." vol.15, no.1 2024: pp.1-28.


Thippo, W., Jaturanonda, C., Yaovasuwanchai, S., Khompatraporn, C., Wuttipornpun, T., & Meksawan, K. (2024). Multi-Objective Job Rotation in Rice Seed Harvesting With Equitable Injury Risk and Cost Allocation. , 15(1), 1-28.


Thippo, Waranyoo, et al. "Multi-Objective Job Rotation in Rice Seed Harvesting With Equitable Injury Risk and Cost Allocation," 15, no.1: 1-28.

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Published: Nov 21, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJKSS.333900
Volume 15
Piyanee Akkawuttiwanich, Pisal Yenradee, Narudh Cheramakara
This study focuses on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on low-cost carriers (LCCs), particularly in comparison to full-service airlines (FSAs). With a target segment of price-sensitive leisure... Show More
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Akkawuttiwanich, Piyanee, et al. "Fuzzy QFD for LCC Strategic Decisions in Thailand: A Case Study of Nok Air and COVID-19 Recovery." vol.15, no.1 2024: pp.1-26.


Akkawuttiwanich, P., Yenradee, P., & Cheramakara, N. (2024). Fuzzy QFD for LCC Strategic Decisions in Thailand: A Case Study of Nok Air and COVID-19 Recovery. , 15(1), 1-26.


Akkawuttiwanich, Piyanee, Pisal Yenradee, and Narudh Cheramakara. "Fuzzy QFD for LCC Strategic Decisions in Thailand: A Case Study of Nok Air and COVID-19 Recovery," 15, no.1: 1-26.

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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
The International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS) serves as a multi-disciplinary platform and adopts a systems approach to the theory and practice of managing information and people in knowledge intensive activities and processes, emphasizing the understanding of humans and their... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The mission of the International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS) is to promote the development of knowledge science and systems science as well as the collaboration between the two sciences among academics and professionals from various disciplines around the world. IJKSS establishes knowledge and systems science as a vigorous academic discipline in universities. Targeting... Show More
  • Adaptive Complex Systems
  • Applications and Practices in Enterprises, Business, Management, and Education
  • Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Decision Support Systems
  • Causal Interactions and Dynamic Interweaving
  • Complex System Design, Methodologies and Theory
  • Data Science Theory, Methodologies and Technologies
  • Data-driven Knowledge Management Systems
  • Epistemology, Ontology, and Semantics
  • Informatics with Cybernetics and Systems Science
  • Intelligent Information Processing and Computational Emotions
  • Knowledge Acquisition and Management in AI Systems
  • Knowledge Conversion Process and Models
  • Knowledge Discovery and Engineering
  • Knowledge Eco-systems and Ergonomics
  • Knowledge Flows, Innovation, Transfer and Productivity
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Modeling of Dynamic Complexity
  • Modeling of Human Knowledge Processes and Systems
  • Organic Complexity
  • Organizational Learning and Complexity of Learning
  • Qualitative Complexity
  • Risk and Catastrophe Management
  • Smart Recommendation and Other Expert Systems
  • Social Informatics and Network Systems
  • Social-Economic-Technical Systems
  • Sociological Systems Science
  • Soft Computing-based Intelligent Systems
  • Soft Systems Methodology
  • Systems Dynamics
  • Systems for Knowledge Creation and Integration
  • Systems Models of Complex Human Cognitive Process
  • Systems Psychology
  • Systems Theory
  • Technology Management
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Van Nam Huymh
International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science

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