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Ms. Xin Guo

Assistant Editor
MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Tel. +86 27 8780 8658; Fax: +86 27 8761 2588



Professor Antony Bryant

Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus, Leeds LS6 3QS, UK
Interests: business process modelling and integration; complexity & chaos theory; formal specification; grounded theory method; information systems development; informatics & information management; knowledge management; methods integration; object orientation; process improvement & capability maturity; qualitative research approaches - particularly grounded theory; research philosophy & methods; software engineering; standards and standardization

Editorial Board

Dr. Paul Parsons

Department of Computer Graphics Technology, Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: Human-centered design; information visualization; applied cognition and perception; educational games and technologies; interaction and interactivity design; human-computer interaction; visual analytics; human-information interaction; interactive cognition and visual reasoning
Contribution: Special Issue: Human–Information Interaction
Prof. Dr. Luc Bidaut

Clinical Research Imaging Facility (CRIF), c/o Clinical Research Centre (CRC), James Arrott Drive, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
Interests: advanced biomedical imaging (modalities, processing and exploitation) and all ancillaries and applications thereof; preclinical imaging; 3D imaging, processing and visualisation; multimodality imaging, processing and visualisation; image-guided biomedical applications (diagnosis, therapy planning, monitoring, follow-up); virtual and augmented reality; high-performance computing and visualisation; telemedicine; biomedical image archival
Contribution: Special Issue: Biomedical Imaging and Visualization
Prof. Dr. Ian Bogost

School of Literature, Media, and Communication,
School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Digital Media/TSRB 320B 85, Fifth Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-1030, USA
Interests: videogame criticism; videogame rhetoric; visualization; game design and educational, persuasive, and political speech in games; history of computing; computing platforms; materiality in media; media studies; metaphysics; speculative realism; object-oriented ontology
Dr. Kirk D. Borne

Strategic Innovation Group, Booz Allen Hamilton, 308 Sentinel Drive, Suite 100, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
Interests: data science; outlier detection; data mining; machine learning; artificial intelligence; discovery science; big data; statistics; information systems; databases; semantics; ontologies; annotation; indexing; recommender systems; space science informatics; education informatics; x-informatics; computational informatics; social informatics; health informatics
Contribution: Special Issue: Big Data and Analytics for Healthcare
Prof. Dr. Geoffrey C. Bowker

Department of Informatics, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 6210 Donald Bren Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-3425, USA
Interests: social informatics; reading databases; values in the design of information systems; technology; emerging configurations of knowledge expression
Dr. Ryan Brinkman

Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer Agency, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC, Canada V5Z 1L3, Canada
Interests: bioinformatics; computational biology; flow cytometry; databases; data standards; clustering; ontologies; contests and olympiads in informatics
Dr. Stuart M. Brown

NYU Center for Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, New York University Langone Medical Center, 227 East 30th Street, Rm 747, New York, NY 10016, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; computational biology; cancer informatics; pattern recognition; machine learning; phylogenetics; evolutionary biology
Prof. Dr. Valentina Dagiene

Vilnius University, Universiteto St. 3, Lithuania
Interests: education informatics; teaching algorithms; informatics didactics; computing at school; computational thinking; technology-based learning; engineering education; educational technology; digital literacy; digital competencies; contest and olympiads in informatics; distance learning; e-learning; virtual learning environments; social informatics
Prof. Dr. Lanis Hicks

Health Management & Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, CE 707 CS&E Building, DC006.00, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
Interests: evaluation; electronic health records; e-health and telemedicine; translational research; public health informatics
Dr. Alexander Hörbst

Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology Research , Eduard-Wallnoefer Center 1, 6060 Hall / Tirol, Austria
Interests: eHealth and telemedicine as basis for integrated shared care; trans-institutional information system architectures and Electronic Health Records (EHR); technical interoperability and standardization in health care; quality management and quality certification
Dr. M. Sriram Iyengar

School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin, Suite 600 Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: clinical informatics; symbolic systems biology; computer science
Dr. Min Soon Kim

Department of Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Informatics Institute, Columbia, MO, USA
Interests: information needs analysis by stake holders in health care; health information technology evaluation; quantitative and qualitative assessment of clinical outcomes, human computer interaction, human factors engineering
Dr. Yuval Kluger

Pathology Informatics, Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, 300 George Street, Suite 505, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Interests: signal processing and dimensional reduction of genome-wide data; local and non-local genomic pattern recognition; de-mixing of cell types in heterogeneous samples; pattern recognition and data mining approaches in cancer genomics
Dr. J. Walter Larson

Prairie Informatics, 4141 Parklawn Avenue, Edina, MN 55435, USA
Interests: high-performance and parallel computing; numerical methods; climate and earth system science; multiphysics and multiscale simulation; software engineering; computational statistics; complex and dynamical systems
Prof. Dr. Feng Lin

School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, N4-2A-05, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
Interests: biomedical informatics; bioimaging; visualization; computer graphics; high-performance computing
Dr. Michael E. Matheny

Geriatrics Research Education & Clinical Care Center, VA Medical Center, Departments of Medicine, Bioinformatics, and Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1310 24th Ave So, Nashville, TN 37211, USA
Interests: population and public health informatics; post-marketing surveillance; machine learning & risk modeling; natural language processing
Prof. Dr. Gabriel Robins

Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
Interests: algorithms; optimization; computational geometry; computational biology; bioinformatics; computer-aided design; VLSI; radio-frequency identification
Dr. Kamran Sedig

Department of Computer Science and The Faculty of Information & Media Studies, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7 Canada
Interests: interactive visualizations; visual analytics; human-information interaction; analytical reasoning and cognition; distributed cognition using interactive tools; human-centered informatics; data, information, mathematical, and geospatial visualization design; interactivity design and evaluation
Contribution: Special Issue: Interactive Visualizations: Design, Technologies, and Applications
Special Issue: Human–Information Interaction
Prof. Dr. Jun Xu

Research Center for Drug Discovery (RCDD) and HPC Center, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, 132 East Circle at University City, Guangzhou 510006, China
Interests: chemoinformatics; bioinformatics; high performance computing; graph theory; parallel algorithm; drug design; computational chemistry; drug discovery; structural biology; medicinal chemistry; high thoughput drug screening; anti-ageing; anti-cancer
Dr. Olga Kurasova

Vilnius University, Universiteto St. 3, Lithuania
Interests: data mining; big data; machine learning; multidimensional data visualization; dimensionality reduction; artificial neural networks; multiple objective optimization; evolutionary algorithms; decision support system
Contribution: Special Issue: Information Visualization for Massive Data
Dr. Peter Panizzi

Department of Drug Discovery and Development, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5501, USA
Interests: non-invasive small animal imaging, bioluminescence imaging, fluorescence, x-ray imaging, contrast dyes, blood pool agents, multi-spectral imaging, photo-acoustic imaging, flow cytometry, in vivo probe design, in vivo equilibrium binding, enzyme kinetics, protease biology, biochemistry, enzymology, bacteriology, microbiology, pathogen detection
Prof. Dr. Sotiris Kotsiantis

Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece
Interests: machine learning, data mining, computational intelligence
Prof. Dr. Dimitris Iakovidis

Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Thessaly, Papasiopoulou 2-4, 35100 Lamia, Greece
Interests: signal / image processing and analysis; intelligent systems; decision support systems; pattern recognition; data mining; biomedical applications
Prof. Dr. Francisco José García-Peñalvo

Faculty of Sciences, University of Salamanca, Plaza de los Caídos S/N 37008, Salamanca, Spain
Interests: software engineering; web-based learning; learning analytics; IT Government; Open Knowledge
Prof. Dr. Tzong-Yi Lee

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
Interests: data mining; machine learning; bioinformatics; database system; big data analytics
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