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Fjodor J. Ruzic
Institute for Informatics
Zagreb, Croatia
 

Fjodor Ruzic is a doctor (PhD) in information sciences at the University of Zagreb. He is currently active at the Institute for Informatics as a consultant/lecturer in new media/interactive multimedia systems, information communications systems, and information services. He has studied information sciences since 1985 and is a member of many national and international bodies relating to telecommunications systems integrity, information resources management, and multimedia systems environments. He has worked on both the research and implementation sides of networked databases, educational material, and digital media, from distributed systems development through cloud computing. He has published over 130 scientific and research papers in various international journals and is an author of several books dealing with graphical user interfaces, multimedia, and the Internet. He has done additional work on Web 4.x real-world deployment, especially related to contextual and cognitive Web development. He also promotes open source and open norms, as well as Creative Commons, in the information technology community.

With his expertise in the technical field, he has expanded his research area to include information technology legislation, especially in privacy/data protection, electronic signatures, and electronic documents. His efforts in this area resulted in the preparation of the national laws on electronic signatures and electronic documents, where he was involved in establishing national certification authority.

He is an active member of the program and editorial boards of various scientific journals including the Journal of Information Technology Education: Research; Information Resources Management Journal; the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector; and the Journal of Cloud Computing. He also actively participates in the activities of several international associations, including the Data Processing Management Association, Informing Science Institute, the International Telecommunications Society, and the World Teleport Association. He also participated as a team member of ATAS--UNCSTD in the Information Technology and Development group. In the context of e-governance development, he participated in the preparation of the recommendation on e-democracy within the Council of Europe and especially in defining e-governance principles.

Through his work on the legal framework for information society development, he is also active in expanding new forms of literacy needed for the information society--especially in electronic government activities working as an ECDL coordinator and a licensed ECDL examiner. His recent research activities are in the fields of IoT and drone-based data acquisition, accompanied by the utilization of smart information appliances in business and education.


     

The data repurposing challenge: new pressures from data analytics
Woodall P.  Journal of Data and Information Quality 8(3-4): 1-4, 2017. Type: Article

Most corporations are acquiring massive datasets and treating them like corporate assets. In the context of business intelligence, these assets require continuous maintenance and curation activities to obtain certain degrees of quality and value f...

 

An automated framework for detection and resolution of cross references in legal texts
Sannier N., Adedjouma M., Sabetzadeh M., Briand L.  Requirements Engineering 22(2): 215-237, 2017. Type: Article

What can we do when faced with many documents, often while trying to explore or make new documents related to existing ones? It is especially significant in the legislative process. Cross referencing various yet-to-be-published documents and bills...

 

Identifying and ranking cultural heritage resources on geotagged social media for smart cultural tourism services
Nguyen T., Camacho D., Jung J.  Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 21(2): 267-279, 2017. Type: Article

Besides much research on social media-based smart tourism applications, the authors introduce a novel approach to research focusing on cultural tourism. They effectively present the base of their research through an introduction section and releva...

 

Cost effective storage space for data cubes
Łatuszko M.  Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 48(2): 243-261, 2017. Type: Article

There are many obstacles in the world of optimizing data cube-oriented materialized views, and various issues should be considered in a big data environment. Łatuszko is here with a new approach. Contrary to research on view materialization d...

 

Class confessions: restorative properties in online experiences of socioeconomic stigma
Rho E., Haimson O., Andalibi N., Mazmanian M., Hayes G.  CHI 2017 (Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Denver, CO,  May 6-11, 2017) 3377-3389, 2017. Type: Proceedings

Since modern society provides more opportunities for those with college and university degrees, the number of applications to most prestigious colleges and universities has risen. It is due to the premise that education from elite universities gua...

 
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