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 Co-Chairs
Xue-wen Chen                         The University of Kansas, USA 
David Casasent                      Carnegie Mellon University, USA 
 
Program Co-Chairs
Tony Hu                                  Drexel University, USA 
Lukasz Kurgan                        University of Alberta, Canada 
 
Workshops Co-Chairs
Sun Kim                                 Indiana University, USA 
Dechang Chen                        Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA 
Chris Ding                              University of Texas, Dallas, USA 
 
Special Session Co-Chairs
Mark Kon                                Boston University, USA                                                                
Dit-Yan Yeung                        The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK 
Rong Jin                                 Michigan State University, USA 
Leif Peterson                          The Methodist Hospital, USA 
Xiangyang Xue                       Fudan University, China
Steve Jiang                            University of California, San Diego, USA 
Wei Li,                                      California State University Bakersfield, USA

Ying Liu                                  University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Seref Sagiroglu                        University of Gazi, Turkey

Paulo Lisboa                     Liverpool John Moores University, UK
 
Tutorials chair
Yonghong Peng                      University of Bradford, UK 
 
Competition chair
Wenjia Wang                           University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K 
Gavin Cawley                          University of East Anglia, U.K. 
 
Local Arrangements Chair
Steve Jiang                            University of California, San Diego, USA 
 

Publicity Co-Chairs

Ronald Taylor                            Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA  

Khalid Hafeez                            University of Bradford, UK

 

Awards Chair

Jieping Ye                                Arizona State University, USA

 


International Program Committee

 

Rui                               Kuang               University Minnesota Twin Cities, USA

Jason T.L.                     Wang                Jason Wang, NJIT, USA 

Chris                             Ding                 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA

Mohammed                   Zaki                  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Wei                               Wang                UNC Chapel-hill, USA

Srini                              Parthasarathy    Ohio State University, USA 

George                         Karypis             University of Minnesota, USA

Hagit                            Shatkay            Queen's University, USA

Gary                             Fogel                Natural Selection Inc., USA

Yanqing                        Zhang               Georgia State Univ., USA

Jimmy                          Huang               Iowa State University, USA

TY                                Lin                    San Jose State Univ. San Jose, USA

Zhoujun                        Li                       

Shuigeng                      Zhou                 Fudan University, 220 Handan Road, China          

Ying                             Xu                    University of Georgia, USA       

Michael                         Ng,                   Hong Kong Baptist University, USA    

See-Kiong                     Ng,                   Knowledge Discovery Department, Singapore 

Sun                              Kim                  Indiana University, USA 

David                           Taniar               Monash University, Australia     

Mathew                         Palakal              Indiana University - Purdue University, USA

Vincent S.                     Tseng               National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan,

Werner                          Dubitzky           University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Olivier                           Bodenreider      U.S. National Library of Medicine, USA

Qiu,                              Robin               Pennsylvania State University, USA

Jiong                            Yang                Case Western Reserve University, USA 

Zoren                            Obradovic         Temple University, USA.

Jiong                            YangJi              Western Reserve University, USA

Sun                              KimSu              Indiana University, USA

 

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 Comp Sc, 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
Danny                     Barash,                   University Ben-Gurion of Negev, Israel
Peter                       Bajcsy,                   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Dechang                 Chen,                      Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA
Youping                  Deng,                      The University of Southern Mississippi, USA
Anne                       Denton,                   North Dakota State University, USA
Barbara                   Hammer,                 Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Luke                        Huan,                      The University of Kansas, USA
Emmanuel               Ifeachor,                  University of Plymouth, UK
Hyunsoo                 Kim,                        Georgia Institute of Tech, USA
Mark A.                    Kon,                       Boston University, USA
Birong                     Liao,                       Eli Lilly and Company, USA
Li                            Liao,                       University of Delaware, USA
Raja                        Loganantharaj,         University of Louisiana, USA
Fuhui                       Long,                      Janelia Farm, HHMI, USA
Feng                       Luo,                        University of Clemson, USA
Yinghua                   Ma,                         Xianghai Jiaotong University, China
Francesco               Masulli,                   University of Genoa, Italy
Lucila                      Ohno-Machado,       Harvard University, USA
Simon                     Mercer,                    Microsoft Research, USA
Silvano                    Paoli,                      ITC-irst, Italy
Vladimir                   Pavlovic,                 Rutgers University, USA
Yonghong               Peng,                      University of Bradford, UK
Chandan                  Reddy,                    Cornell University, USA
Li                            Sheng,                    Drexel University,     USA
Sagi                        Snir,                        University of Berkeley, USA
Guiyang                  Su,                          Xianghai Jiaotong University, China
Roberto                   Tagliaferri,               University of Salerno, Italy
Ronald                    Taylor,                     Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Bernd                      Wachmann,             Siemens Corporate Research, USA
Yu-Ping                   Wang,                     University of Missouri, USA
Jiong                      Yang,                      Case Western Reserve University, USA
Xuegong                 Zhang,                    Tsinghua University, China
Anne                       Zhang,                    The University of Kansas, USA
Mark                        Clement,                  Brigham Young University, USA
Amit                        Konar,                     Jadavpur University, India
Lukasz                     Kurgan,                   University of Alberta, Canada
Li                            Liao,                       University of Delaware, USA
Hiroshi                    Mamitsuka,              Kyoto University, Japan
Sushmita                 Mitra,                      Indian Statistical Institute, India
Szymon                   Nowakowski,            Infobright Inc., Poland
Anita                       Wasilewska,             Warsaw University, Poland
An                           Zeng,                      Guangdong University of Technology, China
Seref                       Sagiroglu,               Gazi University, Turkey
Shuicheng               Yan                         University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  USA
Tao                         Xiong                      University of Minnesota, USA 
Shipeng                  Yu                           Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc., USA
Qi                           Li                            Western Kentucky University, USA
Predrag                   Radivojac,               Indiana University
Doheon                   Lee,                        KAIST, Korea
Chandan                  Reddy,                    Wayne State University
Alberto                    Maria Segre,            University of Iowa
Hyunsoo                 Kim,                        Harvard University
Chunsheng              Yang,                      National Research Council Canada

Huilin                      Xiong,                     Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Jiangsheng             Yu,                          Beijing University, China