Conference Committees

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

Technical Meeting Committee 
General Chair: 
Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada

Conference Co-chairs:
Sorin Draghici,   Wayne State University, USA
Vasile Palade, Oxford University, UK

Progran Committee Co-chairs:
Taghi Khoshgoftaar,  Florida Atlantic University, USA
Xingquan (Hill) Zhu, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Publications Chair:
M. Arif Wani, California State University Bakersfield, USA

Local Arrangements Chair:
Mihai Boicu, George Mason University, USA

Special Session/Workshop Organizers:
Moamar Sayed-Mouchaweh, University of Reims, France
Edwin Lughofer, University of Linz, Austria
Issam El Naqa, McGill University, Canada
Ilhami Colak, Gazi University, Turkey
Gerald Schaefer, Aston University, UK
Ramazan Bayindir, Gazi University, Turkey
Asim Roy, Arizona State University, USA
Xuewen Chen, University of Kansas, USA
Bo Luo, University of Kansas, USA
Wei Peng, Xerox Corporation, USA
Tao Li, Florida International University, USA 
Jens Grivolla, Barcelona Media Innovation Centre, Spain
Cyril Laurier, University Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Rafael Banchs, Barcelona Media Innovation Centre, Spain
Lana Yeganova, National Institutes of Health, USA
Rezarta Islamaj Dogan, National Institutes of Health, USA

ICMLA Challenge Organizers:
Darío García-García, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain 
Raúl Santos-Rodríguez, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain

International Program Committee 
Name	                	Affiliation 
John Anderson  		University of Manitoba, Canada
Peter Andreae 		Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand 
Artur Avila Garcez	City University London, UK
James Bailey 		The University of Melbourne, Australia
Adrian Barb 		Penn State Great Valley, USA
Ramazan Bayindir  	Gazi University, Turkey
Maumita Bhattacharya  	Charles Sturt University, Australia 
Chiranjib Bhattacharyya Indian Institute of Science, India
Mihai Boicu  		George Mason University, USA
Abdelhamid Bouchachia  	University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Krysia Broda  		Imperial College London, UK
Xianbin Cao 		Beihang University, China
Philip Chan  		Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Dechang Chen  		Uniformed Services Univ of the Health Sc, USA
Jianhui Chen  		Arizona State University, USA
Mark Clement  		Brigham Young University, USA
Ilhami Colak		GAZ? UNIVERSITY, Turkey
Nigel Crook  		Oxford University Computing Laboratory, UK
Mohammad Reza Daliri  	SISSA/ISAS, Germany
Anne Denton  		North Dakota State University, USA
Dejing Dou  		University of Oregon, USA
Haimonti Dutta 		Columbia University, USA
Petr Ekel  		P. C. Univ of Minas Gerais Belo Horizon, Brazil 
Glenn Fung  		Siemens Medical Solutions, USA
Artur Avila Garcez  	City University London, UK
Barbara Hammer  	Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
David Hardoon  		University College London, UK
Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis University of Patras, Greece
Yuancheng Huang 	Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Vandana Janeja  	University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
Shuiwang Ji  		Arizona State University, USA
Ruoming Jin  		Kent State University, USA
Mark Kon  		Boston University, USA
Alina Lazar  		Youngstown State University, USA
Tao Li  		Florida International University, USA
Qi Li  			Western Kentucky University, USA
Xuelong Li  		University of London, UK
Jessica Lin 		George Mason University, USA
Xiaodong Lin 		Rutgers University, USA
Chunmei Liu  		Howard University, USA
Jun Liu  		Arizona State University, USA
Li Liao  		University of Delaware, USA
Feng Luo  		Clemson University, USA
YingHua Ma Shanghai 	Jiaotong University, China 
Francesco Masulli  	University of Genova, Italy
Radhakrishnan Nagarajan Univ of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Daniel Neagu  		University of Bradford, UK 
See-Kiong Ng  		Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Mitsunori Ogihara  	University of Miami, USA
Yanwei Pang 		Tianjin University, China
Vladimir Pavlovic  	Rutgers University, USA
Alfonso Pierantonio	University of L.Aquila , Italy
Guangzhi Qu  		Oakland University, USA
Marek Reformat  	University of Alberta, Canada
Chandan Reddy  		Wayne State University, USA
Qiu Robin  		Pennsylvania State University, USA
Seref Sagiroglo  	Gazi University, Turkey
Etienne Schneider  	University Petronas of Technology, Germany
Kim Seungchan  		Arizona State University, USA
Jialie Shen  		Singapore Management University, Singapore
Li Sheng  		Drexel University, USA
Simeon Simoff 		University of Western Sydney, Australia 
Jungpil Shin  		University of AIZU, Japan
Don Sofge  		Naval Research Laboratory, USA 
Yangqiu Song  		IBM Research, China
Adrian Stoica  		NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Liang Sun  		Arizona State University, USA
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz  	AGH University Krakow, Poland
Yi Tang			Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dacheng Tao  		Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yicheng Tu  		University of South Florida, USA 
George Tzanetakis 	University of Victoria, Canada
Ventzeslav Valev	Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Iren Valova  		University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Jason Van Hulse		Florida Atlantic University, USA
Juan Velasquez  	Universidad de Chile, Chile
Douglas Vieira  	University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dianhui Wang  		La Trobe University, Australia
Huanjing Wang  		Western Kentucky University, USA 
Haixun Wang  		Microsoft Asia, China
Lipo Wang  		Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Fei Wang 		Cornell University, USA
Yu-Ping Wang  		University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
Junjie Wu		Beihang University, China
Zhonghang Xia  		Western Kentucky University, USA
Hui Xiong		Rutgers, USA
Tao Xiong  		Ebay Inc, USA
Jingbo Xu  		Toyota Institute of Technology, USA
Pingkun Yan 		Philip Research, USA
Guizhen Yang  		Facebook, USA
Peng Yu  		Eli Lilly and Company, USA
An Zeng  		Guangdong University of Technology, China
Chengcui Zhang  	University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Dell Zhang 		University of London, UK
Du Zhang  		California State University Sacramento, USA
Jun Zhang 		Waseda University, Japan
Min-Ling Zhang  	Hohai University, China 
Lijun Zhang		Emory University, USA
Peng Zhang 		Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qieshi Zhang 		Wasade University, Japan
Xin Zhang  		Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Huiyu Zhou 		Queens University, UK
Zhi-Hua Zhou  		Nanjing University, China