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HCIS Journal (2022 Edition)

(Call for Papers & Published Papers)


Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS)

ISSN: 2192-1962, Editor-in-Chief: Jong Hyuk Park

"Impact Factor: 5.900, (JCR-Q1 ranked, Web of Science 2020)"



Important Notice

    We are happy to share the exciting news that Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS) received an official Impact Factor of 5.900, ranks 25/162 (Q1) in category "COMPUTER SCIENCES, INFORMATION SYSTEMS", which was released in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2021). 


1.       Call for Papers

·      Special Issues (Opening)

Special Issue on

Emerging Trends and Challenges of Cyborg in Smart Cities

Important Date & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 31 July 2022

Guest Editor: Ali Kashif Bashir, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

CFP Link: http://hcisj.com/issues/special_issues11.php


Special Issue on

Moving Toward Metaverse: Emerging Challenges in Next-Generation Human-Computer Interaction, Service Provision, and Social Society

Important Date & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 31 August 2022

Guest Editor: Neil Y. Yen, University of Aizu, Japan

CFP Link: http://hcisj.com/issues/special_issues10.php


Special Issue on

Quantum Computing and Intelligence for Human-centric IoT Applications

Important Dates & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 30 May 2022

Guest Editor: Dr. Mazin Abed Mohammed

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Special Issue on

Machine Learning and Blockchain Techniques Driven Medical Analysis

Important Dates & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 30 April 2022

Guest Editor: Dr. Thippa Reddy Gadekallu

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Special Issue on

Deep learning-based human-centric biomedical diagnosis: Challenges and Perspectives

Important Dates & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 30 April 2022

Guest Editor: Dr. Yu-Dong Zhang,

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Special Issue on

AI-Empowered Smart Sensing for Next Generation Industrial CPSs

Important Dates & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 31 March 2022

Guest Editor: Dr. Syed Hassan Ahmed,

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Special Issue on

Advances in Ubiquitous Sensor Technologies for Building Sustainable Smart Cities

Important Dates & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 30 April 2022

Guest Editor: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh,

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Special Issue on

Collection, Analysis and Application of Human-Computer Interaction Data from the Perspective of Intelligence

Important Dates & Lead Guest Editor

Submission deadline: 30 April 2022

Guest Editor: Zhihan Lv 

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·      Regular Issues (Opening)

             Aims and Scope

            In Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS), KIPS-CSWRG publishes high-quality

            papers that cover the various theories and practical applications related to human-centric computing and

            information sciences. The published papers present results of significant value to solve the various

            problem with application services and other problems which are within the scope of HCIS. In addition, we

            expect they will trigger further related research and technological improvements relevant to our future




            Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences stand for the continuously evolving and converging

            information technologies, including:

·      Human-computer interaction and Multimodal

·       Internet of Things and Sensors

·      Cloud, Edge and Fog computing

·      Social computing and Intelligence

·      Computer-assisted Learning and Cognition

·      Blockchain and Data Mining

·      Privacy, Security and Cryptography

·      AI and Big data analytics for HCIS

·      Ambient Intelligence

·      Cyber-physical Systems and Smart Devices

·      Mobile computing and Wireless Communications

·      Smart city - applications and services

·      Quantum information technology (application and services)

·      Metaverse applications and services

·      HCIS services, applications, and implementations 


Editorial Board



             James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech), Korea


           **Associate Editors-in-Chief**

            Young-Sik Jeong, Dongguk University, Korea

           Kim-Kwang Choo, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

           Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan


         **Managing Editors**

           Sahil Garg, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montreal, Canada

           Jisu Park, Jeonju University, Korea


         **Advisory Board**

           Hamid Arabnia, University of Georgia, USA

           M. Atiquzzaman, University of Oklahoma, USA

           Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

           Han-Chieh Chao, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

           Hsiao-Hwa Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

           Mohsen Guizani, University of Idaho, USA

           Victor Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada

           Mohammad Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA

           Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA

           Sethuraman Panchanathan, Arizona State University, USA

           Doo-Soon Park, Soonchunhyang University, Korea

           Vincenzo Piuri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy

           Philip Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

           Wanlei Zhou, Deakin University, Australia


        **Associate Editors**

          You can find the details in the following HCIS website.


2.       Published Papers (2022)


·          Lepcha, D. C., Dogra, A., Goyal, B., Chohan, J. S., Koundal, D., Zaguia, A., & Hamam, H. (2022). Multimodal Medical Image Fusion Based on Pixel Significance Using Anisotropic Diffusion and Cross Bilateral Filter. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, vol. 12, no. 15. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.015

·          Gafar, M. G., El-Sehiemy, A. A., & Sarhan, S. (2022). A Hybrid Fuzzy-Crow Optimizer for Unconstrained and Constrained Engineering Design Problems. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.014

·          Kim, S.,Kim, S., & Yoon, Y. (2022). Trustworthy Dynamic Data Awareness Model for Tracking in CPS. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.013

·          Bangerter, M. L., Fenza, G., Gallo, M., Loia, V., Petrone, A., & Volpe, A. (2022). Terrorist Organization Identification Using Link Prediction over Heterogeneous GNN. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.012

·          Choi, C. H., Kim, J., Hyun, J., Kim, Y., & Moon, B. (2022). Face Detection Using Haar Cascade Classifiers Based on Vertical Component Calibration Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.011

·          Choi, C. H., Kim, J., Hyun, J., Kim, Y., & Moon, B. (2022). Face Detection Using Haar Cascade Classifiers Based on Vertical Component Calibration Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.010

·          Bao, F., Xu, W., Feng, Y., & Xu, C. A. (2022). Topic-Rank Recommendation Model Based on Microblog Topic Relevance & User Preference Analysis. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.010

·          Kang, D., & Seo, S. (2022). Mosaic Stylization Using Andamento. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.009

·          El Azzaoui, A., Choi, M. Y., Lee, C. H., & Park, J. H. (2022). Scalable Lightweight Blockchain-Based Authentication Mechanism for Secure VoIP Communication. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.008

·          Hsu, Y. F., Cheng, C. S., & Chu, W. C. (2022). COMPASS: An Active RFID-Based Real-Time Indoor Positioning System. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.007

·          Abouelkheir, E., & El-Sherbiny, S. (2022). Enhancement of Speech Encryption/Decryption Process Using RSA Algorithm Variants. Hum.-Centric Comput. Inf. Sci, 12, 12. https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.006

·          Sobieraj, M., Zwierzykowski, P., & Leitgeb, E. (2022). Simulation Studies of Elastic Optical Networks Nodes with Multicast Connections. HUMAN-CENTRIC COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES12https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.005

·          Hammad, M., Iliyasu, A. M., Elgendy, I. A., & Abd El-Latif, A. A. (2022). End-to-End Data Authentication Deep Learning Model for Securing IoT Configurations. HUMAN-CENTRIC COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES12https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.004

·          Shin, S., Eom, S., & Choi, M. (2022). Soft Core Firmware-Based Board Management Module for High Performance Blockchain/Fintech Servers. HUMAN-CENTRIC COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES12https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.003

·          Jang, S., & Choi, C. (2022). Prioritized Environment Configuration for Drone Control with Deep Reinforcement Learning. Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences12https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.002

·          Chen, Z., Wu, L., He, H., Jiao, Z., & Wu, L. (2022). Vision-based Skeleton Motion Phase to Evaluate Working Behavior: Case Study of Ladder Climbing Safety. HUMAN-CENTRIC COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES12https://doi.org/10.22967/HCIS.2022.12.001



 Indexing Services


All articles published in Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences are listed in the following indexing services:

Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Scopus, Google Scholar, DOAJ, OCLC, SCImago, Summon by ProQuest

Impact Factor: 5.900



Journal Citation: Q1 (25/162)



Citation Score: 8.6 (17/226, Q1), Source Normalize: 2.610,   SCImage : 0.776






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All manuscript submissions must be made in electronic format, e.g., PDF format (preferred) or MS Word. Manuscripts should follow the formatting of the sample manuscript and reference.


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Download our manuscript format: http://hcisj.com/images/HCIS_Template.docx


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