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Program Chair

Ana Fred
Instituto de Telecomunicações / IST

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, wi th 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 >>


Mohammad Al Hasan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Kar Ann Toh, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Zeyar Aung, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Vladimir Bartik, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Republic
Jesús Ariel Carrasco-Ochoa, INAOE, Mexico
André Carvalho, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Kun-Ta Chuang, National Cheng Kung University Taiwan, Taiwan
Franciska de Jong, Utrecht University / CLARIN ERIC, Netherlands
Spiros Denaxas, University College London, United Kingdom
Elisabetta Fersini, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Cathal Gurrin, Dublin City University, Ireland
Lynette Hirschman, The MITRE Corporation, United States
Nen-Fu Huang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Chun Hung Li, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Abdeslam Jafjaf, Sorbonne University - PARIS 1, France
Berenike Litz, Attensity Corporation, United States
Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
Manuel Montes y Gómez, INAOE, Mexico
Eduardo F. Morales, INAOE, Mexico
Jian-yun Nie, University of Montreal, Canada
Mitsunori Ogihara, University of Miami, United States
Nicola Orio, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Krzysztof Pancerz, University of Rzeszow, Poland
Ronald R. Yager, Iona College, United States
Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal
Luis Paulo Reis, University of Minho, Portugal
Carolina Ruiz, WPI, United States
Ovidio Salvetti, National Research Council of Italy - CNR, Italy
Vasilis Samoladas, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Edson T. Matsubara, UFMS, Brazil
Andrea Tagarelli, University of Calabria, Italy
Ying Tan, Peking University, China
Ulrich Thiel, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany
I-Hsien Ting, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Nina Wacholder, Rutgers University, United States
Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada