Data — Editors


Dr. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani
Geographic Information Science, Department of Planning and Development, Aalborg University Copenhagen, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, DK-2450 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Interests: volunteered geographic information (VGI); big (geo) data; crowdsourced mapping; citizen science; geocomputation; digital earth; remote sensing and spatio-temporal monitoring of environment; data fusion; (geo)data quality
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Tomaso Aste
Financial Computing and Analytics Group, Department of Computer Science, University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
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Interests: statistical modeling; machine learning; data analytics; networks; complex systems; statistical physics
Prof. Dr. Daniel Baier
Vice President of Gesellschaft für Klassifikation Data Science Society, Faculty of Law and Economics, University of Bayreuth, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany
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Interests: data science; multivariate statistics; operations research; data and web mining; marketing research; dialogue marketing; preference measurement
Dr. Igor I. Baskin
Faculty of Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation
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Interests: chemoinformatics; machine learning; computational chemistry
Prof. Dr. Alan Christoffels
South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
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Interests: mycobacterial genomics; genome annotation; drug resistance mechanisms; scientific workflows; biobank data standards
Dr. Ren-Hua Chung
Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
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Interests: statistical genetics; bioinformatics; machine learning; big data analysis
Prof. Dr. Reinhold Decker
Department of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
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Interests: data analysis and data mining in marketing; social media analysis; analysis and modeling of consumer behavior; marketing for smart systems; Internet-based preference measurement and new product development
Prof. Dr. Milan S. Dimitrijević
Astronomical Observatory Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
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Dr. Pufeng Du
School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
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Interests: big data analysis; biomedical data analysis; biomedical data management; pattern recognition; knowledge discovery
Dr. Alexandre Faria de Carvalho
Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support (LIAAD), Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering (INESC TEC), Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200 - 465 Porto, Portugal
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Interests: open data; open science; Science 2.0; knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD); big data; pharmacology; multiple sclerosis
Dr. Cidália Costa Fonte
Institute for Systems and Computers Engineering at Coimbra, Department of Mathematics, University of Coimbra, 3001 – 501 Coimbra, Portugal
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Interests: spatial data validation and quality assessment; land use land cover mapping; volunteered geographic information; spatial data integration; remote sensing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Citizen Science and Earth Observation
Special Issue in Land: Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing for Land Use, Land Cover and Change Detection
Special Issue in Data: Geospatial Crowdsourced Data - Validation and Classification
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Citizen Science and Earth Observation II
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Giancarlo
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
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Interests: bioinformatics; big data algorithms and technologies; indexing and compression
Dr. Saulius Gražulis
Department of Protein - DNA Interactions, Institute of Biotechnology, Vilnius University, V.A. Graiciuno 8, LT-02241 Vilnius, Lithuania
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Interests: crystallography data; open data
Dr. Juraj Gregáň
Department of Genetics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia; VBCF, Dr. Bohr-Gasse 3, 1030 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: bioinformatic analyses; genetic databases; collection and deposition of genetic data
Dr. Marco Helbich
Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: mental health; depression; suicide; health geography; active transportation; environmental exposure assessments; geotechnologies; geocomputation; spatiotemporal analyses
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Data: Geospatial Data
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Frontiers in Spatial and Spatiotemporal Crime Analytics
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Mental Health and Environmental Exposures
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Geoprocessing in Public and Environmental Health
Prof. Dr. Bin Jiang
Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Division of GIScience, University of Gävle, Sweden
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Interests: geospatial analysis and modeling; structure and dynamics of urban systems; geoinformatics and computational geography
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Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Geospatial Big Data and Transport
Dr. Juan C. Jiménez-Muñoz
Global Change Unit, University of Valencia, Spain
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Interests: thermal remote sensing; land surface temperature/emissivity retrieval; temperature trends over tropical forests
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Special Issue in Data: Temperature of the Earth
Dr. Tomi Kauppinen
Department of Computer Science, Aalto University School of Science, Finland
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Interests: spatial information usability; linked science; semantics; information visualization; new media
Dr. Peter Kraker
Know-Center, Technische Universität Graz (TU Graz), Inffeldgasse 13, 8010 Graz, Austria
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Interests: open science; alternative metrics; altmetrics; visualizations based on scholarly communication on the web
Prof. Dr. Vipin Kumar
Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
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Interests: data mining; high performance computing; applications in environmental sciences and health care
Prof. Dr. Jiyun Lee
Division of Aerospace Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 291 Daehak-ro, Daejeon 305-701, Korea
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Interests: data collection and sharing; atmospheric data analysis; space weather applications; Global Navigation Satellite (GPS) systems; unmanned aircraft systems; air traffic management
Dr. Sabina Leonelli
Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, College of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4RJ, UK
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Interests: data-intensive science; open science; open data; history of data collection and sharing; science policy; globalization of scientific research; epistemology of bioinformatics; bio-ontologies; abstraction and modelling processes in biology
Prof. Dr. Jörn Lötsch
Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Goethe-University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main 60590, Germany
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Interests: data science; pharmacometrics; statistical parametric mapping
Dr. Ross Mounce
Arcadia Fund, London W8 6EH, UK
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Interests: phyloinformatics; biodiversity informatics; open data; data mining; reproducible research
Dr. Ali Mousivand
Affiliation: Remote Sensing and GIS Department, Tarbiat Modares University​, Jalal AleAhmad, Nasr bridge, PO box 14115-111, Tehran, Iran
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Interests: Remote Sensing, earth observation, radiative transfer models, inverse modeling
Prof. Dr. Henning Müller
Medical Informatics, University Hospitals of Geneva & University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Sierre TechnoArk 3, CH-3960 Sierre, Switzerland
Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, 149 Thirteenth Street, Suite 2301, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
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Interests: IR evaluation; medical informatics; information retrieval; content-based image retrieval; eHealth
Prof. Dr. Peter Murray-Rust
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW, UK
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Interests: open data; data mining; molecular informatics; computational chemistry; Chemical Markup Language (CML)
Dr. Kassim S. Mwitondi
Faculty of Arts, Engineering, Computing and Sciences, Sheffield Hallam University, 9217 Cantor Building, City Campus, 153 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NU, UK
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Interests: applied statistics; big data; data mining; data science; supervised modelling; unsupervised modelling; data clustering; classification and association rules; self-organising maps; support vector machines; neural networks; decision trees; logistic regression
Mr. Glen Newton
Centre of Excellence for Biological Informatics, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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Interests: big data analysis; information visualization; knowledge discovery; bioinformatics; open data; open science; data mining; text mining; science data archiving/management; IT standards
Dr. Luc Patiny
Director of Chemical Information, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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Interests: chemoinformatics; chemical information; infrastructure for chemical research; online processing and data mining
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Special Issue in Challenges: Contest: Open Source Cheminformatic Tool / 9th Workshop in Chemical Information
Dr. David Schade
Principal Research Officer and Group Leader Canadian Astronomy Data Centre, National Research Council Canada, Victoria, BC, V9E 2E7, Canada and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada
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Interests: galaxy evolution; quasar evolution; large scale surveys; science data management; data archiving and preservation; distributed and cloud computing systems
Dr. Kamran Sedig
Department of Computer Science and The Faculty of Information & Media Studies, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada
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Special Issue in Informatics: Interactive Visualizations: Design, Technologies, and Applications
Special Issue in Informatics: Human–Information Interaction
Special Issue in Multimodal Technologies and Interaction: Coupling Computation and Human Cognition through Interaction Design
Dr. Richard Ross Shaker
Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Interests: sustainable development planning; landscape ecology; indicators and indices; global change; spatial analysis; Geographic Information Systems; multivariate statistics; quantitative methods
Dr. Vladimir Sreckovic
The Astrophysics and Ionospheric Laboratory, Institute of Physics, Pregrevica 118, 11080 Zemun, Belgrade, Serbia
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Interests: Geoinformatics; astro-informatics; big/extreme data analytics; remote sensing; e-learning; databases
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Special Issue in Data: Data in Astrophysics & Geophysics: Research and Applications
Dr. Amin Tayyebi
Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MI 63167, USA
Interests: land-use and land-cover change; data mining; spatial decision support system; ecosystem services; Big data; Climate change; unmanned aerial vehicle; geomatic engineering
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Special Issue in Data: Geospatial Data
Dr. Igor V. Tetko
Head of Chemoinformatics group, Institute of Structural Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH), Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany
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Interests: chemoinformatics; computational chemistry; chemical and environmental toxicology databases; internet for drug discovery; e-learning
Prof. Dr. Ralph A. Tripp
Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602-7387, USA
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Interests: RNA viruses; respiratory viruses; epithelial cells; siRNA; CRISPR-Cas; host genes; innate immunity; adaptive immunity; anti-viral immunity
Dr. Eric Vaz
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada
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Interests: spatial analysis; geographic information science; volunteered geographic information; geographic information systems; regional science; knowledge management; geodata; complex system analytics
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Special Issue in Land: A Land Use Perspective of the Safeguarding Coastal Areas
Special Issue in Sustainability: Earth Observation and Geoinformation Technologies for Sustainable Development
Dr. Juanle Wang
State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Datun Road A11, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
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Interests: data sharing; data standards; geosciences data integration; metadata; remote sensing applications; geographic information systems; data publication; geography grid; resources and environmental databases
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Special Issue in Data: Data Management Strategy, Policy and Standard
Prof. Dr. Xinyue Ye
Department of Geography, School of Digital Sciences, and Computational Social Science Lab, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
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Interests: GIS; spatial analysis; urban and regional modeling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Geo-Informatics in Resource Management & Sustainable Ecosystem
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Spatiotemporal Computing for Sustainable Ecosystem
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Ecosystems and Society in the Context of Big and New Data
Special Issue in Data: Open Data and Robust & Reliable GIScience
Special Issue in Sustainability: Methodological Advances in Research on Sustainable Ecosystems
Special Issue in Sustainability: Data Analytics on Sustainable, Resilient and Just Communities
Prof. Dr. Osmar Zaiane
Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Interests: data mining; web mining; content-based information retrieval; machine learning; multimedia mining; social network analysis; data visualization; applications in health informatics
Prof. Dr. Yanchun Zhang
Centre for Applied Informatics, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
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Interests: web; data mining; database; information systems; health informatics
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