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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 >>


Sherief Abdallah, British University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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
Mayer Aladjem, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Kar Ann Toh, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Maria Jose Aramburu Cabo, University Jaume I, Spain
Sabeur Aridhi, LORIA France, France
Eva Armengol, IIIA CSIC, Spain
Zeyar Aung, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Vladan Babovic, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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
Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Microsoft, India
Isabelle Bichindaritz, SUNY at Oswego, United States
Gloria Bordogna, CNR - National Research Council, Italy
Amel Borgi, Université de Tunis El Manar, Institut Supérieur d’Informatique, LIPAH, Tunisia
Pavel Brazdil, University of Porto, Portugal
Keith C. C. Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Yi Cai, South China University of Technology, China
Jesús Ariel Carrasco-Ochoa, INAOE, Mexico
Ben Carterette, University of Delaware, United States
Arnaud Castelltort, LIRMM, France
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Chien Chin Chen, National Taiwan University College of Management, Taiwan
Paulo Cortez, University of Minho, Portugal
Ingemar Cox, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Luis M. de Campos, University of Granada, Spain
Alberto Del Bimbo, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
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
Elisabetta Fersini, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Philippe Fournier-Viger, University of Moncton, Canada
Panorea Gaitanou, Ionian University, Greece
Susan Gauch, University of Arkansas, United States
Angelo Genovese, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Rosario Girardi, Ufma, Brazil
Rosalba Giugno, University of Catania, Italy
Nuno Pina Gonçalves, Superior School of Technology, Polithecnical Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Marcos Gonçalves Quiles, Federal University of Sao Paulo - UNIFESP, Brazil
Francesco Gullo, UniCredit R&D, Italy
Jennifer Harding, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Yo-Ping Huang, National Taipei University of Technology, 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
Mouna Kamel, IRIT, France
Fakhri Karray, University of Waterloo, Canada
Ron Kenett, Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion, Israel
Margita Kon-Popovska, Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
Nuno Lau, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Anne Laurent, Lirmm, Montpellier University, France
Carson K. Leung, University of Manitoba, Canada
Chun-Wei Lin, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, China
Jun Liu, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Antonio M. Rinaldi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Jose Antonio Macedo, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
Patrick Marques Ciarelli, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
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
Misael Mongiovi, Universita' di Catania, Italy
Stefania Montani, Piemonte Orientale University, Italy
Gianluca Moro, Università di Bologna, Italy
Davide Moroni, Institute of Information Science & Technologies (Isti)-Cnr, Italy
Yashar Moshfeghi, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Mitsunori Ogihara, University of Miami, United States
Márcia Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
José Luis Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
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
NhatHai Phan, University of Oregon, United States
Giovanni Ponti, ENEA, DTE-ICT-HPC - Portici Research Center, Italy
Luigi Pontieri, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Alfredo Pulvirenti, University of Catania, Italy
Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal
Zbigniew W. Ras, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Luis Paulo Reis, University of Minho, Portugal
Maria RIFQI, University Panthéon-Assas, France
Carolina Ruiz, WPI, United States
Henryk Rybinski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Milos Savic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Filippo Sciarrone, Open Informatica srl, Italy
Andrzej Sluzek, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Umberto Straccia, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Yu-Ru Syau, National Formosa University, Taiwan
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, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Bingsheng Wang, Google, United States
Xing Wei, InMobi Inc., United States
Yanghua Xiao, Fudan University, China
Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada
JingTao Yao, University of Regina, Canada
Michiko Yasukawa, Gunma University, Japan
Karine Zeitouni, University of Versailles-St-Quentin, France
Yi Zhang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ji Zhang, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Wei Zhou, ESCP Europe, France