Journal of
Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics

ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)

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Editorial Advisory Board's Chair
William Lesso

Nagib C. Callaos

Sponsored by
The International Institute of
Informatics and Systemics

Editorial Advisory Board


Journal's Reviewers

Description and Aims

Submission of Articles

Areas and Subareas

Information to Contributors

Editorial Peer Review Methodology

Integrating Reviewing Processes

Effect of Flow on Cultured Cell at Micro-Pattern of Ridge Lines
Haruka Hino, Shigehiro Hashimoto, Yusuke Shinozaki, Hiromi Sugimoto, Yusuke Takahashi
(pages: 1-7)

Bridging the Semantic and Lexical Webs: Concept-Validating and Hypothesis-Exploring Ontologies for the Nexus-PORTAL-DOORS System
Adam Craig, Seung-Ho Bae, Carl Taswell
(pages: 8-13)

The Learning Science through Theatre Initiative in the Context of Responsible Research and Innovation
Zacharoula Smyrnaiou, Elena Georgakopoulou, Menelaos Sotiriou, Sofoklis Sotiriou
(pages: 14-22)

Perceptions and Preferences of High School Students in STEM: A Case Study in Connecticut and Mississippi
Bin (Brenda) Zhou, Clifford Anderson, Feng Wang, Lin Li
(pages: 23-26)

A Study on the Meaning of the ‘Lifelong Learning to Be’ Implicated in the Philosophy of Nietzsche
Kwanchun Lee, Soo Yeon Choi, Un Shil Choi
(pages: 27-32)

Barriers to Social Innovation and Ways of Overcoming them in Latvia
Karine Oganisjana, Yuliya Eremina, Salome Gvatua, Benjamin Ngongo Kabwende, Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu
(pages: 33-38)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Automobile License Plate Recognition System for Institutional Parking Lots
Julian Dasilva, Ricardo Jiménez, Roland Schiller, Sanja Zivanovic González
(pages: 39-43)

Dialectal Atlas of the Arab World - between Intention and Reality
Oleg Redkin, Olga Bernikova
(pages: 44-47)

IT Risk and Chaos Theory: Effect on the Performance of South African SMEs
Anass Bayaga, Stephen Flowerday, Liezel Cilliers
(pages: 48-53)

How to Apply the User Profile Usability Technique in the User Modelling Activity for an Adaptive Food Recommendation System for People on Special Diets
Lucrecia Llerena, Nancy Rodríguez, Pablo Gómez-Abajo, John W. Castro
(pages: 54-63)

Policies, Legislation and Regulatory Compliance Governance Impact on Strategic Management of Higher Education and Research Institutions in Latvia
Anita Straujuma, Inga Lapina, Elina Gaile-Sarkane, Modris Ozolins
(pages: 64-69)

Parallel Prediction of Stock Volatility
Priscilla Jenq, John Jenq
(pages: 70-73)

Hacking a Bridge: An Exploratory Study of Compliance-Based Information Security Management in Banking Organization
Tesleem Fagade, Theo Tryfonas
(pages: 74-80)

Improvement in the Physical and Psychological Well-Being of Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries by Means of Powered Wheelchairs Driven by Dual Power Wheels and Mobile Technologies
Yee-Pien Yang, Li-Jen Weng, Ye-Yu Yeh, Hui-Fen Mao, Ray-I. Chang
(pages: 81-87)

Data Mediation with Enterprise Level Security
Kevin E. Foltz, William R. Simpson
(pages: 88-93)





Former Honorary Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board

Dr. William Lesso

Professor Emeritus of the University of Texas at Austin

Former Associate Dean of the College of Engineering of
the University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Robert M. L. Baker Jr.

Former President of
West Coast University, USA
Recipient of the UCLA Physics Prize

Dr. Leonid Perlovsky

Harvard University, USA
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Visiting Scholar

The Air Force Research Laboratory Principal Research Physicist

Professor Louis H. Kauffman

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Department of Mathematics,
Statistics, and Computer Science
Past President of the American Society for Cybernetics

Professor Shigehiro Hashimoto

Kogakuin University, Japan
Associate to the President and
Dean of Admissions Center

Doctor of Engineering and Doctor of Medicine
Biomedical Engineering

Professor Stuart A. Umpleby

The George Washington University, USA

Former President of
The American Society of Cybernetics

Professor Thomas Marlowe

Seton Hall University, USA
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Program Advisor for Computer Science

Doctor in Computer Science and
Doctor in Mathematics

Dr. Jeremy Horne

Southwest Area Division,
American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS), USA

Professor T. Grandon Gill

University of South Florida, USA
College of Business
Director of the Doctorate in Business Administration
Editor-in-Chief of Informing Science
Editor of the Journal of IT Education
Founding editor of Journal of Information Technology Education

Professor Juha Kettunen

Rector of the Turku University of Applied Sciences. Finland

Dr. Robert Cherinka

MITRE Corporation, USA
Senior Principal Information Systems Engineer

Professor Jamshid Ghaboussi

University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Professor Emeritus

Dr. Raul Espejo

Director-General of the World Organization for Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC), France

Principal Researcher Syncho Ltd, UK
Visiting Professor University of Santiago, Chile
Past Professor at Lincoln University UK

Professor Ronald A. Styron, Jr.

University of South Alabama, USA
Director of the
Quality Enhancement Plan

Dr. Joseph Finkelstein

The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Director of the Program of
Chronic Disease Informatics

Joseph Andrew Giampapa

Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Software Engineering Institute
Senior Member of Technical Research Staff

Former Research Computer Scientist at
The Intelligent Agents Lab

Dr. Christopher Dreisbach

Johns Hopkins University, USA

Chair of the Department of Applied Ethics and Humanities

Division of Public Safety Leadership

Dr. Bernard Wallner

University of Vienna, Austria
Department of Anthropology

Co-leader of the working group Anthropological Economics & Demography

Dr. Yevgeniya Sulema

National Technical University of Ukraine
"Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"
Deputy Dean
Faculty of Applied Mathematics

Computer Systems Software Department

Professor JinHyo Joseph Yun

Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

President, Society of Open Innovation

Editor in Chief, Journal of Open Innovation
Associate Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of
Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Journal of Korea Entrepreneurship Society

Professor Aleksandras V. Rutkauskas

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Former Dean (2002-2011) of the
Faculty of Business Administration

Former Head Several Departments Including the Regional Development Dept. at the Institute of Economics at the Lithuanian Academy of Science

Professor Dusan Soltes

Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovakia
Faculty of Management

Director of e-Europe R&D Centre

Dr. Dan Ophir

Ariel University, Israel
Department of Computer Science and Mathematics

Professor Prabhat. K. Mahanti

University of New Brunswick, Canada
Department of Computer Science
and Applied Statistics

Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Computers, Finland.

Dr. Russell Jay Hendel

Towson University, USA
Dept of Mathematics

Dr. Jeffrey A. Dunne

Johns Hopkins University, USA Applied Physics Laboratory
Asymmetric Operations Department Cyber Assessments Group

Professor Fredrik Nilsson

Lund University, Sweden Faculty of Engineering,
Department of Design Sciences

Co-Director of Centre for Complexity in Operations and Logistics Management, and Head of the Ph.D. Education Programme in Packaging Logistics.

Dr. Alain-Jérôme Fougčres

University of Technology of Belfort Montbéliard, France

M3M Laboratory Theme Leader "Cooperation and Integration"

Professor Hiroshi Suzuki

The University of Economics, Japan
Director of the Meta Engineering Research Institute

Dr. Erzsébet Dani

University of Debrecen, Hungary
Department of Library and
Information Science

Professor Atulya Nagar

Liverpool Hope University. UK
Dean of the Faculty of Science

Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing

Member of the Editorial Board the Journal of Universal Computer Science

Dr. H. James Williams

Fisk University. USA

Former Member of Several
Associations of Deans

Professor Artem Khalatov

Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kiev).
Head of the Thermodynamics Department of the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics.

Honorary Professor University of Wales

Winner of the NATO
Science Partnership Prize 2002

Dr. Mona Holmqvist Olander

University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies
Department of School Development and Leadership

Professor Theodore Breczko

University of Bialystok, Poland
Department of Mathematics and
Computer Science
Head of the Department of
Computer Science of Materials

Professor Seang-Tae Kim

Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Journal of e-Governance Ass. Editor
Chair of the Advisory Board in Presidential Council on National ICT Strategies
Commissioner of ‘ITU-UNESCO Broadband Commission for Digital Development’

Dr. Orchidea Maria Lecian

Sapienza University Rome, Italy
Department for Astronautic Engineering,
Electrical and Energetics

Professor Dennis Bialaszewski

Indiana State University, USA
Management Information Systems

Scott College of Business

Dr. Mark Donald Rahmes

Harris Corporation, USA
Government Communications Systems, Research Scientist

Retired U.S. Navy Captain

Dr. Roberta Mugellesi Dow

European Space Agency, Germany
European Space Operations Centre

Dr. Joanna Richardson

Griffith University, Australia

Information Services
Associate Director- Scholarly Content and Discovery

Dr. Matthew E. Edwards

Alabama A&M University. USA

Professor of Physics and
Former Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Marta Szabo White

Georgia State University, USA
Associate Professor, Strategic Management

Director, Robinson College of Business Honors Program
Director, Study Abroad Programs: Transition Economies and Business Mediterranean Style

Professor Osmo Kivinen

University of Turku, Finland
Dean, and
Director of the Research Unit for the Sociology of Education (RUSE)

Professor Heidi Ravven

Hamilton College, USA

Mr. Joseph Prezzama

MITRE Corporation, USA

Lead Communications Engineer
Leads the Program in Support of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

Professor Paul Esqueda

Penn State University - Berks, USA
Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Professor of Engineering

Professor Mohamed El-Sayed

Kettering University, USA

Editor-in-Chief of the SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing and the Chair of the SAE Journals' Editorial Board.

Professor G. Thomas Fox

National Louis University, USA Education

Professor Tomas Zelinka

Czech Technical University in Prague Czech Republic,

Faculty of Transportation Sciences, Vice-Dean

Professor Richard Segall

Arkansas State University, USA
Computer Information Technology

Dr. Dmitry Zinoviev

Suffolk University, USA
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Associate Professor

Dr. Lisbeth Amhag

Malmö University, Sweden

Member of the Editorial Board of Several National and International Journals: ijCSCL, JCMC), Elsevier C&E, etc.

Dr. Suzanne Lunsford

Professor of Chemistry
Wright State University, USA

Dr. Karl H. Müller

The Steinbeis Transfer Center
New Cybernetics , Vienna, Austria

Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. Dr. Ioan Dzitac

Rector of
Agora University of Oradea, Romania

Professor of Information Sciences at Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania

Dr. Grary Metcalf

Sullivan University, USA
President of The International
Federation for Systems Research

Past President of The International Society for The Systems Sciences

Professor Natalja Lace

Riga Technical University, Latvia Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management,

Head of the Department of Finance

Dr. Heidi Ann Hahn

Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Director of the Engineering Capability Development

Past President of the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Enchantment Chapter

Dr. Madelyn Flammia

University of Central Florida, USA
Associate Professor in International Technical Communications

Vice President, International Policy and Analysis Center

2010 UCF SOTL Award2
009 UCF Internationalization Award

Dr. Igor A. Sokolov

The Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Director of The Institute of Informatics Problems

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal
Informatics and its Applications

Professor Harald Wahl

University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Technikum Wien, Austria

Director of Information Management and IT-Security; and Program Director of Transport and Environment

Professor Rustem Seiful-Moulyukov

The Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
The Institute of Informatics Problems

Head of Laboratory of Information Technologies for Supporting R&D Activities.

Dr. Susu Nousala

Aalto University, Finland

Researcher in Sustainable Design, and
Research Fellow at the (Australasian Centre for the Governance and Management of Urban Transport) Faculty of Architecture- Buildi

Dipl.-Math Norbert Jastroch

MET Communications GmbH, Germany
Head of Research

Professor Mohammad Siddique

Fayetteville State University, USA
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, KSA Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Editor-in-Chief of Applied Mathematics

Dr. Susan S. Nash

University of Oklahoma, USA
Director, Education and Professional Development American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Dr. Joanne R. Reid

Corporate Development Associates, USA

Transfer of Critical Thinking from the Classroom to other Domains.

Dr. Phyllis R. Anderson

Governors State University, USA
College of Business and Public Administration

Professor Jill B. Pable

Florida State University, USA
Associate Professor

Former President (of the Interior Design Educators Council)

Professor Michael J. Savoie

Utah Valley University, USA
Dean of the College of
Technology & Computing

Dr. Florin Popentiu

University of Oradea, Romania
"UNESCO Chair" Department

City University, UNESCO, UK
Chair in Information and
Communication Engineering

Associated Editor to Int. J. of Information and Communication Technology (IJICT)

Dr. Mohammad Alhassan

Indiana-Purdue University, USA

Professor Mario Norbis

Quinnipiac University, USA
School of Business

Dr. Kostas Demestichas

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer Networks Laboratory,
Mobile and Personal Communications Laboratory

Dr. Daniel Katz

The Mount Sinai Hospital
in New York, USA

Icahn School of Medicine
Science-Industry Relationships

Dr. Béatrice Hasler

University of Zurich, Switzerland
Department of Informatics

Leads the International Research Team of a Global Higher Education Initiative "The ShanghAI Lectures"

Dr. Esther Zaretsky

The Academic College of Education G.W., Israel
Lecturer and Researcher in the Instructional Disciplines

The Hebrew University, Israel
Ph.D. Graduator and Former Faculty Member and Lecturer in the Educational Department, Focusing on Computer Applications

Professor Thierry Lefevre

Director CEERD, Thailand

Centre for Energy Environment Resources and Development

George Kelly Flanagin

University of Richmond, USA
Computer Scientist

CEO Emeritus of Digital Gaslight, Inc.

Professor Fabrizio M. Almeida

Federal University of Rondônia, Brazil.
Researcher and Professor in the
Doctoral Program in Regional Development and Environment (PGDRA)

Professor Hsing-Wei Chu

Lamar University, USA
Chair of The Department of Mechanical Engineering

Professor Masengo Ilunga

University of South Africa, South Africa
College of Science, Engineering and Technology School of Engineering
Department of Civil and
Chemical Engineering
Leader of Water Research Flagship

Dr. Sukanya Suranauwarat

National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand.

School of Applied Statistics

Professor Atilla Elçi

Aksaray University, Turkey
Chair of the Electrical-Electronics Engineering

Professor Tomas G. Petrov

Saint Petersburg State University, Russia Department of Geology

Chief Researcher
Former Head of Crystallogenesis Laboratory

Dr. Miri Priesler

Ruppin Academic Center, Israel

Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Algorithms in Computer Science

Dr. Alireza Tavakkoli

University of Houston, USA
School of Arts and Sciences
Computer Science

Director of both undergraduate and graduate Digital Gaming and Simulations programs

Dr. Ksenia A. Mitrofanova

Ural State Medical Academy, Russia

Department of Foreign Languages,
Department of Social Work

Dr. Terrence Fries

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA
Department of Computer Science

Dr. Jill O’Sullivan

Farmingdale State College, USA
School of Business
Computer Systems Department

President of APICS NYC/LI

Professor Shirley A. J. Hanshaw

Mississippi State University, USA
Department of English

Dr. Eng. Sushil Acharya

Robert Morris University, USA

Software Engineering

Professor Andrés Tremante

Florida International University, USA
The Mechanical & Materials Engineering (MME) Department

Dr. C. Dale Zinn

International Consultant
Former Faculty Member at
The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Professor Friedrich Welsh

Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
Former Chair of the Political Science Department

Professor Julian Araoz

Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain

Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela

Professor Rodolfo Hernández

University of Valencia, Spain
Department of Applied Economics

Professor Carlos Seaton

General Director of Global Metanoia, Spain
Former President of the Foundation of Research and Development of the University Simón Bolívar, Venezuela

Former Professor of Michigan Technological University and visiting professor Carnegie-Mellon Technological Institute and of Massachussets Technological Institute, MIT, USA

Professor Pedro Medina-Martins

Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Honorary Professor

President of the Portuguese Society for Cybernetics

Dr. Jiahong Guo

Beijing Normal University, China
School of Philosophy and Sociology
Logic, Epistemology, and Methodology

Professor Jorge Baralt

Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
Former Post-Graduate Dean, and
Founder and First Coordinator
of Computer Engineering

Dr. Gérard Fillion

University of Moncton, Canada,

Faculty of Administration Associate Dean
at the Faculty of Administration

Management Information Systems

Professor Ángel Oropeza

Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
Psychologist and
Dr. In Political Science

Dr. Agustín Gutiérrez Tornés

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico Professor

Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico
Chair of the Laboratory of
Software Tenchnology

Professor José Ferrer

Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
Former Vice-President

Professor José Vicente Carrasquero

Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela Mathematician and
PhD In Political Science

Dr. Elena Cheser

University of Harford, USA
Hillyer College, Mathematics

Ukrainian National University in Kiev
Mechanics Department
Scientist in Theoretical Mechanics

Dr. Ali Mostafaeipour

Yazd University, Iran
Industrial Engineering

Author of 4 books
Served as a committee member, guest speaker, and/or co-chairman of 62 international conferences.

Editor in Chief

Professor Nagib Callaos

Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela
Former Dean of Research and Development

Founding President of the International Institute of Informatics and Systemics: IIIS ( )

General Chair of WMSCI conferences, USA, @nccallaos