International Journal of Software Innovation (IJSI)
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International Journal of Software Innovation (IJSI)

Editors-in-Chief: Roger Y. Lee (Central Michigan University, USA) and Lawrence Chung (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, INSPEC and 8 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2013
ISSN: 2166-7160|EISSN: 2166-7179|DOI: 10.4018/IJSI


The International Journal of Software Innovation (IJSI) covers state-of-the-art research and development in all aspects of evolutionary and revolutionary ideas pertaining to software systems and their development. The journal publishes original papers on both theory and practice that reflect and accommodate the fast-changing nature of daily life. Topics of interest include not only application-independent software systems, but also application-specific software systems like healthcare, education, energy, and entertainment software systems, as well as techniques and methodologies for modeling, developing, validating, maintaining, and reengineering software systems and their environments.

Topics Covered

  • Big data, data sciences
  • Bio-informatics
  • Cloud computing, sustainable software/computing infrastructure
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Convergent technologies
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Data mining, intelligent knowledge retrieval, knowledge visualization
  • Decision Support Systems
  • E-earth/nation/city/home/health/transportation/etc.
  • E-science and technology, e-learning
  • Expert systems, natural/artificial intelligence
  • Global collaborative systems
  • Human-machine interface, human-computer interaction, usability engineering
  • Information systems, web-based systems
  • Multimedia, computer graphics
  • Operating Systems
  • Real-time embedded systems
  • Robotics
  • Security, privacy, trustworthiness, intellectual rights
  • Signal/image processing, pattern recognition
  • Smart phone applications, mobile computing
  • Social Networking
  • Systems engineering, control systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Ubiquitous systems
  • Virtual reality, computer games

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Software Innovation (IJSI) is to provide a comprehensive body of innovative knowledge in a variety of software system domains. The journal stipulates the sharing of research results, surveys, and practical experience in every phase of the software lifecycle—from inception, through systems and requirements engineering, system/software architectural design, component design, implementation, testing, maintenance, and reengineering, to the retirement of software systems. The journal facilitates the sharing of scientific and engineering knowledge pertaining to the development of software systems in a social, organizational, managerial, or global setting.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 7: 4 Issues (2019)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2018)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2014)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Roger Lee is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Central Michigan University where he created and is currently teaching a series of courses in Software Engineering as well as conducting research and publishing papers in the Software Engineering field. He is the director of the Software Engineering Information Technology Institute (SEITI) at Central Michigan University where he is responsible for bringing in research grants and supervising research activities at the institute. Dr. Lee is also the founder and CEO of the Association for Computer and Information Science (ACIS), which sponsors a number of conferences each year including the International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS), which is cosponsored by the IEEE Computer Society annually, which averages over 100 published papers each conference. He received his Ph.Ds from Shizuoka University and University of Southern Mississippi, respectively.
Lawrence Chung is an associate professor, Department of Computer Science, at The University of Texas at Dallas. His research areas include system/software engineering, with a special interest in requirements and architecture, and is the principal author of the research monograph Non-Functional Requirements in Software Engineering. Recently, he has been working on Cloud Computing, mobile applications for people with physical and mental difficulties, home energy control and management, etc., using conceptual modeling approaches. He obtained all his degrees in Computer Science from University of Toronto.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Mohamed Amine Ferrag, Guelma University, Algeria
Associate Editors
Jongmoon Baik, Korea Advance Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic Of
Brian Malloy, Clemson University, United States
Editorial Review Board
Liz Bacon, Abertay University, United Kingdom ORCID
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Chia-Chu Chiang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States
Morshed Chowdhury, Deakin University, Australia
Anthony Chung, DePaul University, United States
Kendra Cooper, Independent Scholar, United States
Michael Dr. Lawo, Universiaet Bremen, Germany
Wencai George Du, Hainan University, China
Takaaki Goto, Toyo University, Japan
Teruhisa Hochin, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Gongzhu Hu, Central Michigan University, United States
Petr Hynetinka, Charles University, Denmark
Hoh Peter In, Korea University, Korea, Republic Of
Naohiro Ishii, Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan
A.H.M. Razibul Islam, Australia
Byeongdo Kang, Daegu University, Korea, Republic Of
Haeng-Kon Kim, Catholic University of Daegu, Korea, Republic Of
Soo Dong Kim, Soongsil University, Korea, Republic Of
Yanggon Kim, Towson University, United States
Sang-goo Lee, Seoul National University, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of
Jixin Ma, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
Tokuro Matsuo, Yamagata University, Japan
Huaikou Miao, Shanghai University, China
Pornsiri Muenchaisri, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Elena Navarro, University Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Athanasios Paraskelidis, United Kingdom
Nohpill Park, Oklahoma State University, United States
Rob Pooley, Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom
Siddheswar Ray, Monash University Clayton, Australia
Muhammad Sarfraz, Kuwait University, Kuwait ORCID
Yeong-Tae Song, Towson University, United States
Jiro Tanaka, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Atsushi Togashi, Miyagi University, Japan
Shaochun XU, Algoma University, Canada


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

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