Seminar on The Overview of Journal “Knowledge-Based Systems”

Speaker: Prof. Jie Lu (EiC of Knowledge-Based Systems, Professor and Head of School of Software, University of Technology, Sydney)

Date: 18/11/2013 (Monday)

Time: 10:30a.m.

Venue: Room CF401



This talk will first give a summary for the journal “Knowledge-Based Systems” (Elsevier, Impact factor: 4.1). It then presents the scopes of this journal and its flagship topics with their distributions. It will also discuss the editorial issues including publication distributions, editorial process, reviewers' tasks and editors’ tasks, as well as how authors prepare revisions and response to reviewers/editors. Publication speed and acceptance rate will be talked in detail. Finally, a guideline for writing a high quality manuscript with good Preparations, Article construction, Language, and Technical details will be discussed.


Short CV:

Professor Jie Lu is the Head of School of Software in the Faculty of Engineering & IT, and the Director of the Decision Systems and e-Service Intelligence (DeSI) Research Laboratory in the Centre for Quantum Computation & Intelligent Systems at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Her main research interests lie in the area of decision support systems, fuzzy information processing, recommender systems and e-Service intelligence. She has published five research books and 350 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. She has won six Australian Research Council (ARC) discovery grants, and 10 other research grants. She received the first UTS Research Excellent Medal for Teaching and Research Integration in 2010. She serves as Editor-In-Chief for Knowledge-Based Systems (Elsevier), Editor-In-Chief for International Journal on Computational Intelligence Systems (Atlantis), Associate Editor for IEEE Trans on Fuzzy Systems, Editor for book series on Intelligent Information Systems (World Scientific), and has served as a guest editor of six special issues for international journals, as well as delivered five keynote speeches at international conferences.



Prof. Eric Tsui, Professor and Associate Director of KMIRC, PolyU