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Seminar

An insight of an editor-in-chief

  • LecturerProf. David Taniar (Monash University, Australia)
    Host: Dr. Chu-Song Chen
  • Time2011-11-29 (Tue.) 10:30 – 12:00
  • LocationAuditorium 101 at new IIS Building
Abstract

David Taniar is the founding editor-in-chief of three SCI-E journals. Prof Taniar will discuss some of the insights on getting papers accepted (and rejected) for publications in SCI-E indexed journals. This will include not only the process and the quality of papers, but more importantly the view from the editor's side which is often unknown by researchers who submitted the papers.

BIO

David Taniar is recognized for significant contributions in database query processing in (i) mobile/spatial databases, and (ii) parallel databases. His primary contribution is to make access pattern to these databases more efficient. He has authored two books on databases (<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Performance-Processing-Databases-Distributed-Computing/dp/0470107626/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225522387&sr=1-1">"High Performance Parallel Database Processing and Grid Databases"</a>, Wiley 2008, and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1591408105/002-3459699-2148060?v=glance&n=283155&s=books&v=glance">"Object-Oriented Oracle"</a>, 2006), and has received four best paper awards (from three IEEE conferences and one international journal). His list of publications can be found at the DBLP server (<a href="http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/t/Taniar:David.html">http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/t/Taniar:David.html</a>). He is the founding editor-in-chief of three Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-E) journals (<a href="http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=1574017x">Mobile Information Systems</a>, <a href="http://www.igi-global.com/journals/details.asp?id=4291">Intl. J. of Data Warehousing and Mining</a>, and <a href="http://www.inderscience.com/ijwgs">Intl. J. of Web and Grid Services</a>), a PC chair and a General chair of a number of international conferences, and has been invited to deliver keynote speeches and tutorials at various international events.