Honoring the Best Articles From the 2015 Volume Year

IGI Global Announces the Winners of the Eighth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards

By IGI Global on Aug 1, 2016
IGI Global is proud to announce the winners of the Eighth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards, celebrating the best articles from the 2015 volume year. Honoring outstanding scholarship and innovative research within IGI Global's prestigious journal collection, the annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards brings attention to the scholars behind the work.

IGI Global Announces The Winners Of The Eighth Annual Excellence In Research Journal Awards The outstanding published journal articles were selected based on the following criteria:

  • Contribution to the field
  • Originality of the research
  • Practicality of research/results
  • Quality of writing
  • Rigor of the research
  • Substantive research and methodology

The following papers have been selected as the best articles in their subject area from the 2015 copyright year:

"Andragogy in the Appalachians: Myles Horton, the Highlander Folk School, and Education for Social and Economic Justice"
Featured in International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology (IJAVET), 6 (3), written by Dennis Keefe (Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA).

"A Study of Role Stress among the IT Professionals in India: Examining the Impact of Demographic Factors"
Featured in International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP), 6 (2), written by Shubhangini Rathore (Jaypee Business School, Noida, India) and Vandana Ahuja (Jaypee Business School, Noida, India & Sombala, NIBS-Gurgaon, India).

"Mitigating Information Trust: Taking the Edge off Health Websites"
Featured in International Journal of Technoethics (IJT), 7 (1), written by Himani Singal (BIT Mesra, India) and Shruti Kohli (BIT Mesra, India).

"A Framework of Cognition and Conceptual Structures Based on Deep Semantics"
Featured in International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA), 3 (1), written by Tom Adi (Readware Institute, Gainesville, FL, USA).

"Assessment and Enhancement of the Energy Supply System Efficiency with Emphasis on the Cogeneration and Renewable as Main Directions for Fuel Saving"
Featured in International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE), 4 (2), written by Sergey V. Zharkov (Melentiev Energy Systems Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia).

"Spatio-Temporal Analysis for Human Action Detection and Recognition in Uncontrolled Environments"
Featured in International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM), 6 (1), written by Dianting Liu (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA), Yilin Yan (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA), Mei-Ling Shyu (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA), Guiru Zhao (China Earthquake Networks Center, Beijing, China) and Min Chen (Computing and Software Systems, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, USA).

"An Interactive Spatial Decision Support System Enabling Co-Located Collaboration using Tangible User Interfaces for the Multiple Capacitated Facility Location Problem"
Featured in International Journal of Decision Support System Technology (IJDSST), 7 (2), written by Nikolaos Ploskas (Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ioannis Athanasiadis (School of Science & Technology, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece), Jason Papathanasiou (Department of Business Administration, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece) and Nikolaos Samaras (Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece).

"Appraisal and Mental Contents in Human-Technology Interaction"
Featured in International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI), 11 (2), written by Pertti Saariluoma (University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland) and Jussi P.P. Jokinen (University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland).

"Natural Language Processing and Psychology in e-Government Services: Evaluation of a Crime Reporting and Interviewing System"
Featured in International Journal of Electronic Government Research (IJEGR), 11 (2), written by Alicia Iriberri (Department of Information System and Decision Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA, USA).

"A Method for Classification Using Data Mining Technique for Diabetes: A Study of Health Care Information System"
Featured in International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI), 10 (3), written by Ahmad Al-Khasawneh (Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II Faculty of Information Technology, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan).

"Seismic Hazard Assessment of the City of Khoy and Its Vicinity, NW of Iran"
Featured in International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (IJGEE), 6 (1), written by Davood Fereidooni (School of Earth Sciences, Damghan University, Damghan, Iran).

Congratulations to our winners for 2015! Thank you for your effort and dedication to furthering scholarly research.

These articles are a part of IGI Global's InfoSci®-Journals Database, a rapidly expanding full-text collection of peer-reviewed journals that focus on specialized topics in over 200 studies, including business, communications, computer science, government, medicine, education, engineering, social science, and more. This collection of over 13,000 articles and 225,000 reference citations offers institutions exceptional value and unlimited access to a comprehensive collection of applied research journals.

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