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MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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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

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: big data analytics; quantification of risk; network theory; complex systems; statistics; statistical physics; financial mathematics
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. 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. 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. Marco Helbich
Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: geocomputation; geographic information science; urban geography; health geography
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Geospatial Data
Special Issue: Frontiers in Spatial and Spatiotemporal Crime Analytics
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: 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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: 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
Dr. Ross Mounce
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge CB2 3EA, 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
Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: 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 Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Interactive Visualizations: Design, Technologies, and Applications
Special Issue: Human–Information Interaction
Special Issue: Coupling Computation and Human Cognition through Interaction Design
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: 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
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: A Land Use Perspective of the Safeguarding Coastal Areas
Special Issue: 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
Prof. Dr. Xinyue Ye
Department of Geography 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: Geo-Informatics in Resource Management & Sustainable Ecosystem
Special Issue: Spatiotemporal Computing for Sustainable Ecosystem
Special Issue: Sustainable Ecosystems and Society in the Context of Big and New Data
Special Issue: Open Data and Robust & Reliable GIScience
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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