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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 >>


Muhammad Abulaish, South Asian University, India
Ayan Acharya, CognitiveScale Inc., United States
Alberto Adrego Pinto, LIAAD INESC TEC and Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
Amir Ahmad, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Samad Ahmadi, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Mohammad Al Hasan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Mayer Aladjem, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Mauricio Alvarez, University of Sheffield, Colombia
Kar Ann Toh, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Sabeur Aridhi, LORIA France, France
Eva Armengol, IIIA CSIC, Spain
Zeyar Aung, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Kerstin Bach, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Vladimir Bartik, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Republic
Márcio Basgalupp, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil
Arnab Bhattacharya, IIT Kanpur, India
Jiang Bian, Microsoft Research, China
Isabelle Bichindaritz, SUNY at Oswego, United States
Amel Borgi, Université de Tunis El Manar, Institut Supérieur d’Informatique, LIPAH, Tunisia
I. Burhan Turksen, University of Toronto, Canada
Keith C. C. Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Yi Cai, South China University of Technology, China
Rui Camacho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Jesús Ariel Carrasco-Ochoa, INAOE, Mexico
André Carvalho, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Arnaud Castelltort, LIRMM, France
Sunandan Chakraborty, New York University, United States
Chien-Chung Chan, University of Akron, United States
Lijun Chang, UNSW, Australia
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Alvis Cheuk M. Fong, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Chien Chin Chen, National Taiwan University College of Management, Taiwan
Kun-Ta Chuang, National Cheng Kung University Taiwan, Taiwan
Paulo Cortez, University of Minho, Portugal
Ingemar Cox, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Luis M. de Campos, University of Granada, Spain
Franciska de Jong, Utrecht University / CLARIN ERIC, Netherlands
Spiros Denaxas, University College London, United Kingdom
Alessandro Di Bucchianico, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Emanuele Di Buccio, University of Padua, Italy
Sergio Di Martino, Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Thanh-Nghi Do, College of Information Technology, Can Tho University, Vietnam
Antoine Doucet, University of La Rochelle, France
Markus Endres, University of Augsburg, Germany
Iaakov Exman, The Jerusalem College of Engineering - JCE - Azrieli, Israel
Csilla Farkas, USC, Columbia, United States
Dan Feldman, MIT, Israel
Elisabetta Fersini, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Philippe Fournier-Viger, University of Moncton, Canada
Ingo Frommholz, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Panorea Gaitanou, Ionian University, Greece
Michael Gashler, University of Arkansas, United States
Angelo Genovese, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Rosario Girardi, Ufma, Brazil
Rosalba Giugno, University of Catania, Italy
Lorraine Goeuriot, Universite Joseph Fourier, France
Nuno Pina Gonçalves, Superior School of Technology, Polithecnical Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Marcos Gonçalves Quiles, Federal University of Sao Paulo - UNIFESP, Brazil
Miguel Angel Guevara Lopez, University of Minho, Portugal
Francesco Gullo, UniCredit R&D, Italy
Yike Guo, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Cathal Gurrin, Dublin City University, Ireland
Yaakov Hacohen-Kerner, Jerusalem College of Technology (Machon Lev), Israel
Jennifer Harding, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Enrique Herrera-Viedma, University of Granada, Spain
Lynette Hirschman, The MITRE Corporation, United States
Nen-Fu Huang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Chun Hung Li, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Beatriz de la Iglesia, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Roberto Interdonato, DIMES - Unversità della Calabria, Italy
Abdeslam Jafjaf, Sorbonne University - PARIS 1, France
Szymon Jaroszewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Mouna Kamel, IRIT, France
Mehmed Kantardzic, University of Louisville, United States
Fakhri Karray, University of Waterloo, Canada
Ron Kenett, Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion, Israel
Yun Sing Koh, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Margita Kon-Popovska, Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
Donald Kraft, Colorado Technical University, United States
Ralf Krestel, Hasso-Plattner-Institut, Germany
Andrew Kusiak, The University of Iowa, United States
Nuno Lau, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Anne Laurent, Lirmm, Montpellier University, France
Teerapong Leelanupab, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Carson K. Leung, University of Manitoba, Canada
Xia Lin, Drexel University, United States
Chun-Wei Lin, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, China
Berenike Litz, Attensity Corporation, United States
Jun Liu, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Giovanni Livraga, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Antonio M. Rinaldi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Jose Antonio Macedo, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
Devignes Marie-Dominique, LORIA, CNRS, France
Patrick Marques Ciarelli, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
Christophe Marsala, LIP6, France
J. Francisco Martínez-Trinidad, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Puebla, Mexico
Sérgio Matos, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, LIMOS, Université Clermont Auvergne, France
Bamshad Mobasher, DePaul University, United States
Misael Mongiovi, Universita' di Catania, Italy
Stefania Montani, Piemonte Orientale University, Italy
Manuel Montes y Gómez, INAOE, Mexico
Eduardo F. Morales, INAOE, Mexico
Gianluca Moro, Università di Bologna, Italy
Davide Moroni, Institute of Information Science & Technologies (Isti)-Cnr, Italy
Yashar Moshfeghi, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Josiane Mothe, Université de Toulouse, France
Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S and University of Hannover, Germany
Jian-yun Nie, University of Montreal, Canada
Mitsunori Ogihara, University of Miami, United States
José Luis Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Elias Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Brazil
Márcia Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
Fabrício Olivetti de França, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Nicola Orio, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Colm O'Riordan, NUI, Galway, Ireland
Sarala Padi, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States
Rui Pedro Paiva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Krzysztof Pancerz, University of Rzeszow, Poland
Gaurav Pandey, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
NhatHai Phan, University of Oregon, United States
Gianvito Pio, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Giovanni Ponti, ENEA, DTE-ICT-HPC - Portici Research Center, Italy
Luigi Pontieri, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Alfredo Pulvirenti, University of Catania, Italy
Ronald R. Yager, Iona College, United States
Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal
Zbigniew W. Ras, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
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
Milos Savic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Filippo Sciarrone, Open Informatica srl, Italy
Qiang Shen, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
Zhongzhi Shi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Fabricio Silva, FIOCRUZ - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil
Dominik Slezak, Infobright, Poland
Andrzej Sluzek, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Minseok Song, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Ana Stanescu, University of West Georgia, United States
Marcin Sydow, IPI PAN (and PJIIT), Warsaw, Poland
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
Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno, Universite d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, France
Predrag Tosic, Washington State University, United States
Alicia Troncoso Lora, Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, Spain
Domenico Ursino, University "Mediterranea" of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Nina Wacholder, Rutgers University, United States
Jiabing Wang, South China University of Technology, China
Bingsheng Wang, Google, United States
Yanghua Xiao, Fudan University, China
Xiaochun Yang, Northeastern University, China
Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada
Yi Zhang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ji Zhang, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Wei Zhou, ESCP Europe, France