Professor William Schwartz, the head of the Smart Sense Laboratory, was recently appointed as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS). The scientific journal, a publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), has been published monthly since 2013 and its impact factor is 5.824, with an acceptance rate around 23% over the last 12 months.
The IEEE TIFS covers the sciences, technologies, and applications related to information forensics, information security, biometrics, surveillance and applications that incorporate these features. The editorial board comprises researchers from more than 20 countries and 5 continents. Patrizio Campisi, Professor at the University of Rome TRE, is the Editor-in-chief.
IEEE TIFS has as technical co-sponsors IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the IEEE Information Theory Society. IEEE TIFS recent issue is available here.
Associate Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), William Schwartz holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. He spent a year in the Institute of Computing at the University of Campinas as a Postdoctoral Researcher. He authored more than 150 scientific papers on Computer Vision, Smart Surveillance, Forensics, and Biometrics.