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Program Chair

Ana Fred
Instituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon University

Brief Bio
Ana Fred received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, in 1989 and 1994, respectively, both from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is a Faculty Member of IST since 1986, where she has been a professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and more recently with the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is a researcher at the Pattern and Image Analysis Group of the Instituto de Telecomunicações. Her main research areas are on pattern recognition, both structural and statistical approaches, with application to data mining, learning systems, behavioral biometrics, and biomedical applications. She has done pioneering work on clustering, namely on cluster ensemble approaches. Recent work on biosensors hardware (including BITalino – and ECG-based biometrics (Vitalidi project) have been object of several nacional and internacional awards, as well as wide dissemination on international media, constituting a success story of knowledge transfer from research to market. She has published over 160 papers in international refereed conferences, peer reviewed journals, and book chapters. ... More >>


Ulas Bagci, University Central Florida, United States
Stefano Cavuoti, National Institute Nuclear Physics, Italy
Stephan Chalup, The University Newcastle, Australia
Marcilio de Souto, LIFO/University of Orléans, France
Ke-Lin Du, Concordia University Montréal, Canada
Efstratios Gavves, University Amsterdam, Netherlands
César Hervás Martínez, University Córdoba, Spain
Smita Krishnaswamy, Hunan Institutions Admitting International Students, United States
Carlo Sansone, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Rafal Scherer, Czestochowa University Technology, Poland
Jaydip Sen, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, India
Abhishek Kumar Singh, International Institute Information Technology Hyderabad, India
Concetto Spampinato, University Catania, Italy
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, Agh University Science Technology, Poland
Marco Turchi, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy

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