Editorial
VOL. 1, NO. 1, MARCH 2008

We would like to take the great opportunity to announce the launch of the Inaugural issue of the International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, www.s2is.org, ISSN 1178-5608. The International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems is an on-line journal to be available to everybody at no cost. The journal publishes refereed papers quarterly on any topic in the fields of Smart Sensing, Intelligent Sensing, Smart Systems, and/or Intelligent Systems.

Researchers working on any areas of sensing, sensors and systems which they consider as Smart and/or Intelligent may consider submitting their manuscript for possible publication in the journal. The submitted papers will go through a formal review process and authors will be notified of the outcome in the shortest possible time.

The inaugural issue contains 18 papers. The papers are written by international experts, a few of the papers were presented as keynote and invited addresses in recent international conferences. The remaining papers are invited papers from experts in their areas of research. The topics in this inaugural issue cover a wide range of interest; Terahertz sensors for space applications, embedded system design and calibration issues, porous silicon, human based sensing, bioimaging and biomagnetics and so on. We do sincerely believe that the readers will be greatly benefited from these high quality technical literatures.

We would like to express our heartiest thanks to all authors for their time and support to write manuscripts. Our sincere thanks to all members of the editorial board for their unlimited support to make a dream comes true.

We do hope this new journal will become a highly rated journal in the coming years.

Editor-in-chiefs

Ray Y. M. Huang
NCKU, Tainan
Taiwan
    Subhas Mukhopadhyay
Massey University
New Zealand