International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013

  • Knowledge Acquisition for Expanding Semantic Network

    Dariusz Ceglarek

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013
    Pages: 26-33
    Received: Feb. 23, 2013
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    Published: Apr. 02, 2013
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    Abstract: This article presents the issues of knowledge management, in particular knowledge acquisition. The article summarizes research work started with the SeiPro2S (Semantically Enhanced Intellectual Property Protection System) system designed to protect resources from the unauthorized use of intel¬lectual property. The system implements semantic network... Show More
  • An Application of the Logitboost Ensemble Algorithm in Loan Appraisals

    Z. Kirori, J. Ogutu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: Apr. 24, 2013
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    Published: May 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Mitigation of credit risk is a key aspect of portfolio management in any financial institution. This is primarily due to difficulties in uncovering uncertainties in information provided by credit applicants and also due to lack of reliable automated techniques that would improve the efficiency of manual underwriting procedures. In this paper, we re... Show More
  • Assessing the Readiness by SMEs and Financial Institutions in The Establishment of an Integrated ICT Infrastructure for Financial Transactions in Kenya

    M. Achieng

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013
    Pages: 40-45
    Received: Apr. 24, 2013
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    Published: May 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), mostly in the third world countries face many challenges in the management of finances; namely: the ability to determine daily net earnings after the daily ratios for recurrent monthly deductions such loan premiums and utility bills are made. The main reason is the lack of an elaborate information technology inf... Show More