Editor-in-Chief of IRECOS


 Biographical note of the Editor-in-Chief:

Ismail Khalil is the deputy head of the institute of telecooperation, Johanes Kepler University Linz, Austria, since October 2002 and Adjunct Full Professor at Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic State University Jakarta, Indonesia.

He is the president of the international organization of Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (@WAS). He holds a PhD in computer engineering and received his habilitation degree in applied computer science on his work on agents interaction in ubiquitous Environments in May 2008.

He currently teaches, consults, and conducts research in Mobile Multimedia, Cloud Computing, Agent Technologies, and Web Intelligence and is also interested in the broader business, social, and policy implications associated with the emerging information technologies. Before joining Johannes Kepler University of Linz, he was a research fellow at the Intelligent Systems Group at Utrecht University, Netherlands from 2001-2002 and the project manager of AgenCom project at the Software Competence Center Hagenberg Austria from 2000-2001.

Dr. Khalil has authored around 150 scientific publications, books, and book chapters. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of 4 international journals and 2 books series. His work has been published and presented at various conferences and workshops.



 Biographical note of the Co-Editor:

Harry Agius is a Senior Lecturer in Computing in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at Brunel University London, UK, and a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).

He holds a BSc in Computing and Information Systems, an MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, and a PhD in Multimedia Systems, all from the London School of Economics (LSE).

He has spent his entire academic career undertaking research into various aspects of multimedia content management, including personalised digital games, collaborative metadata, user access and navigation interfaces for video content, and video summarisation techniques that exploit users’ physiological responses.

His research has been funded by the EPSRC, he has published in a wide range of journals, books, conferences and workshops, and he has completed several PhD students. He is on the editorial board of several journals and each year serves on the international programme committees for various multimedia conferences worldwide.

Together with Prof. Marios C. Angelides, he published "The Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice" with Wiley in 2011, and the "Handbook of Digital Games" with Wiley in 2014.

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