CONFERENCE COMMITTEES


Advisory Committee
Jerome H. Friedman, Stanford University, USA
Michalski Ryszard, George Mason University, USA
Tom Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Kurt VanLehn, University of Pittsburgh, USA
David McAllester, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Robert Schapire, Princeton University, USA
Yao Xin, University of Birmingham, UK
Lofti Zadeh, University of California Berkeley, USA

Technical Meeting Committee

General Chair
M. Arif Wani, California State University Bakersfield

Conference Chair
Mehmed M. Kantardzic, University of Louisville

Program Co-Chairs
Tao Li, Florida International University
Ying Liu, University of Texas at Dallas

Special Sessions Co-Chairs
Vasile Palade, Oxford University, UK
Lukasz Kurgan, University of Alberta, Canada
Sushmita Mitra, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Jieping Ye, Arizona State University, USA
Mitsunori Ogihara, University of Rochester, USA
Raj Bhatnagar, University of Cincinnati, USA
Seref Sagiroglu, University of Gazi, Turkey

Workshops Co-Chairs
Xue-Wen Chen, University of Kansas, USA
Leif Peterson, Methodist Hospital, USA

Publicity Chair
Khalid Hafeez, University of Bradford, UK

Registration Chair
Adel Elmaghraby, University of Louisville

Awards Co-Chairs
Hui Xiong, Rutgers University, USA

Sponsorship Chair
Ray R. Hashemi Armstrong Atlantic State University, USA

Local Arrangements Chair
Raj Bhatnagar, University of Cincinnati, USA


International Program Committee


Janusz		Kacprzyk	Polish Academy of Sciences
Krysia 		Broda		Imperial College London
Radhakrishnan	Nagarajan	University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Abdelhamid	Bouchachia	Alps-Adriatic University of Klagenfurt
Abdennour	El Rhalibi	Liverpool John Moores University
Alan		Sprague		University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alina 		Lazar		Youngstown State University
Charles		Perng		IBM Research
Chengcui	Zhang		University of Alabama at Birmingham
Chris		Ding		Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Chunmei		Liu		Howard University
Cristina	Boicu		George Mason University
Daniel		Neagu		University of Bradford
Daoqiang	Zhang		Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Don		Sofge		Naval Research Laboratory
Du		Zhang		California State University Sacramento, USA"
Etienne		Schneider	University Petronas of Technology
Fei		Wang		Tsinghua University
Francois 	Jacquenet	Universite Jean Monnet de Saint-Etienne
Giri		Narasimhan	Florida International University
Glenn		Fung		Siemens
Graham		Kendall		University of Nottingham UK
Guizhen		Yang		SRI International, USA"
Iren		Valova		University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Iryna		Skrypnyk	University of Jyvaskyla
James Tin-Yau	Kwok		Hong Kong University, Hong Kong"
Ji		Xiang		Yahoo! Inc
Jianhui		Chen		Arizona State University
Jianping	Fan		UNC-Charlotte, USA"
Jingbo		Xu		Toyota Institute of Technology
John		Anderson	University of Manitoba, Canada"
Jun		Liu	 	Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Jungpil		Shin		The University of AIZU , Japan"
Kim		Seungchan	Arizona State University
Larry		Hall		University of South Florida
Liang		Sun		Arizona State University
Marek		Reformat	University of Alberta, Canada"
Maumita		Bhattacharya	Charles Sturt University , Australia"
Mihai		Boicu		George Mason University, USA"
Min-Ling	Zhang		Nanjing University, China"
Minoo		Aminian		Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Mohammad	Reza Daliri	SISSA/ISAS
Petia		Radeva		University Autonomic Barcelona, Spain"
Petr		Ekel		University of Minas Gerais, Brazil"
Petra		Perner		Institute of Computer Vision and Applied Computer Science, Germany"
Qi		Li		Western Kentucky University 
Ryszard		Tadeusiewicz	AGH University Krakow Poland
Sargur		Srihari		University at Buffalo
Shenghuo	Zhu		NEC Laboratories America, USA"
Shi		Zhong		Yahoo! Inc
Shuiwang	Ji 		Arizona State University
Song		Joe		New Mexico State University
Stuart		Rubin		SPAWAR, Navy, San Diego , USA"
Taghi		Khoshgoftaar	Florida Atlantic University 
Tao		Xiong		Ebay Inc.
Tie		Wang		Yahoo!  Intl Social Search Team
Tomasz		Smolinski	Emory University, USA"
Vandana		Janeja		University of Maryland at Baltimore County
Vasile		Palade		Oxford University, UK"
Weichuan	Yu		Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Xiao-Lin	Li		Nanjing University, China"
Xiaotong	Shen		University of Minnesota
Xin		Zhang		Arizona State University
Xutao		Deng		Cedars-Sinai Medical Center /UCLA
Yan		Huang		University of North Texas
Yangqiu		Song		Tsinghua University
Yixin		Chen		University of Mississippi
Yonghong	Peng		University of Bradford, UK"
Yu		Jiao		Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Zaidi		Sahnoun		University Mentouri of Constantine , Algeria"
Zhi-Hua		Zhou		Nanjing University, USA"
Zhonghang	Xia		Western Kentucky University 
Luke		Huan 		University of Kansas 
Yu-Ping		Wang		University of Missiouri-Kansas City
Dongyi		Ye		Fuzhou University, China"
Janez		Brank		Jozef Stefan Institute,Slovenia"
Li		Liao		University of Delaware