1 March 2019
1 February 2020
27 March 2020
R. Verma received the MSc degree in mathematics from Chaudhary Charan Singh University University, Meerut (U.P.), India, in 2006, and the PhD degree in applied mathematics with a speciality in information theory and computational intelligence techniques from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (Deemed University), Noida (U.P.), India, in 2014. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Management Control and Information Systems, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. He has authored over 45 research articles published in refereed international journals including the International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Kybernetika, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Neural Computing and Applications, Informatica. He has also authored five book chapters. He is currently interested in information measures, aggregation operators, multiple attribute group decision making, computational intelligence techniques, and computing with words.
J. M.Merigó (PhD 2009) is a professor at the School of Information, Systems, and Modelling at the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia). Before joining UTS, he was a full professor at the Department of Management Control and Information Systems at the University of Chile. Previously, he was a senior research fellow at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (UK) and an assistant professor at the Department of Business Administration at the University of Barcelona (Spain). He holds a masters and a PhD degree in business administration from the University of Barcelona. He also holds a bachelors degree of science and of social sciences in economics and a masters degree in European business administration and business law from Lund University (Sweden).
He has published more than 400 articles in journals, books and conference proceedings. He is on the editorial board of several journals. He has also been a guest editor for several international journals, member of the scientific committee of several conferences and reviewer in a wide range of international journals. Recently (2015–2018), Clarivate Analytics (previously Thomson & Reuters) has distinguished him as a highly cited researcher in computer science. He is currently interested in decision making, aggregation operators, computational intelligence, bibliometrics and applications in business and economics.