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Program Co-Chairs

Ana Fred
Instituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon

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 >>

Carlo Sansone
University of Naples Federico II

Brief Bio
Carlo Sansone is currently Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e Tecnologie dell’Informazione of the University of Naples Federico II. His basic interests cover the areas of image analysis, pattern recognition and machine and deep learning. From an applicative point of view, his main contributions were in the fields of biomedical image analysis, biometrics, intrusion detection in computer networks and image forensics. He coordinated several projects in the areas of artificial intelligence, biomedical images interpretation and network intrusion detection. Prof. Sansone is a member of the IEEE and of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR). In 2012 he was elected Vice-President of the GIRPR (the Italian Association affiliated to the IAPR) for two terms (four years). He has authored over 200 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Prof. Sansone is Associate editor of the Information Fusion journal and was also co-editor of three special issues on International Journals and of three books. ... More >>


Badri Adhikari, University Of Missouri-st. Louis, United States
Frederic Alexandre, INRIA, France
Al-Janabi Al-janabi, University Of Babylon, Iraq
Luis Anido-Rifon, University of Vigo, Spain
Vijayan Asari, University Dayton, United States
Nebojsa Bacanin, Singidunum University, Serbia
Davide Bacciu, University Of Pisa, Italy
Ulas Bagci, University Central Florida, United States
Aneesha Bakharia, The University Of Queensland, Australia
Rodrigo Barros, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande Sul, Brazil
Enza Bicocca, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Enrico Blanzieri, University Of Trento, Italy
Hasan Bulut, Ege University, Turkey
Stefano Cavuoti, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Stephan Chalup, The University Newcastle, Australia
Krzysztof Cios, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Claudio Cusano, University of Pavia, Italy
Yang Dai, University Illinois Chicago, United States
Shyam Diwakar, Amrita University, India
Ke-Lin Du, Concordia University Montréal, Canada
George Fazekas, Queen Mary London, United Kingdom
Paul Fergus, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Corneliu Florea, Laboratory of Image Processing and Analysis, Applied Electronics and Information Engineering, Romania
Pablo Gil, Computer Science Research Institute, University of Alicante, Spain
Gilles Guillot, Independent Data Analytics Consultant, France
Tunga Gungor, Bogazici University, Turkey
Bilge Gunsel, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Jie Han, University Alberta, Canada
Fang Han, University Of Washington, United States
Laurent Heutte, Université de Rouen, France
Dariusz Jakóbczak, Technical University of Koszalin, Poland
Ioannis Kakadiaris, Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH), United States
Byung-Gyu Kim, Sookmyung Women's University, Korea, Republic of
Chih-Chin Lai, National University Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Chang-Hsing Lee, Chung Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Marco Leo, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Rory Lewis, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States
Yan-Fu Li, Tsinghua University, China
Fuhai Li, Washington University Saint Louis, United States
Ge Li, Peking University, China
Yung-Hui Li, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Huaqing Li, Southwest University, China
Yang Liu, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China
Ye Liu, National University Of Singapore, Singapore
Chaomin Luo, Mississippi State University, United States
Fernando Lyardet, Urban Software Institute GmbH, Germany
Perry Moerland, Amsterdam UMC, University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sathyan Munirathinam, Unknown, United States
Tomoyuki Naito, Osaka University, Japan
Juan Pantrigo, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
George Papakostas, International Hellenic University, Greece
Stefania Perri, University of Calabria, Italy
Wojciech Pietrowski, Poznan University Of Technology, Poland
Oksana Pomorova, University Of Lodz, Poland
Mihail Popescu, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States
Mircea-Bogdan Radac, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Miloš Radovanovic, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, Serbia
Sivaramakrishnan Rajaraman, National Library of Medicine, United States
Andrew Reader, Kings College London, United Kingdom
José Saavedra, Orand S.A, Chile
Rafal Scherer, Czestochowa University Technology, Poland
Jitae Shin, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of
Sunghwan Sohn, Mayo Clinic, United States
Gunho Sohn, York University, Canada
Minghe Sun, University Texas San Antonio, United States
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, Agh University Science Technology, Poland
Aalt van Dijk, Wageningen University Research Centre, Netherlands
Liangjiang Wang, Clemson University, United States
Chenwei Wang, DOCOMO Innovations, Inc., United States
Guo-Wei Wei, Michigan State University, United States
Theodore Willke, Intel Corporation, United States
Wai Lok Woo, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Jianhua Xuan, , United States
Seokwon Yeom, Daegu University, Korea, Republic of
Yizhou Yu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Wang Zhi, Nankai University, China
Ewa Ziemba, Economic University in Katowice, Poland

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