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KES2018 International Programme Committee

The role of the IPC is as follows:- We are grateful for their valuable assistance.

The IPC consists of the following members and, in addition, all Invited Session Chairs.


KES2018 IPC Members

Name Affiliation
Prof. Akinori Abe Chiba University, Japan 
Prof. Dr. Jair M. Abe Paulista University, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Prof. Yoshinori Adachi Chubu University, Japan 
Dr. Alessia Amelio DIMES University of Calabria, Italy 
Prof. Kyota Aoki Utsunomiya University, Japan 
Dr. Piotr Artiemjew University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland 
Prof. Dr. Masayoshi Aritsugi Kumamoto University, Japan 
Dr. Ahmad Taher Azar Benha University, Egypt 
Prof. Dr. Valentina E. Balas Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania 
Prof. Zbigniew Banaszak Koszalin Technical University, Poland 
Assist. Prof. Manish Bhardwaj SRM University, India 
Prof. Monica Bianchini UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena, Italy 
Prof. Isabelle Bichindaritz State University of New York at Oswego, USA 
Dr. Gloria Bordogna National Research Council of Italy, Italy 
Dr. Janos Botzheim Szechenyi Istvan University, Hungary 
Prof. Sadok Bouamama University of Manouba, Tunisia 
Dr. Zaki Brahmi Taibah University, KAS 
Assoc. Prof. Darko Brodić University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, Serbia 
Prof. Dumitru Dan Burdescu University of Craiova, Romania 
Prof. Alfonso Mateos Caballero Universidad PolitÚcnica de Madrid, Spain 
Prof. Maria Caliusco CIDISI - UTN, Argentina 
Assoc. Prof. Frantisek Capkovic Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia 
Prof. Andre Ponce de Leon F. de Carvalho Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Dr. Subhash Chandra University of Delhi, India 
Prof. Dr. Fi John Chang National Taiwan University, Taiwan 
Prof. Mu-Chen Chen National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian-Gabriel Chifu Aix-Marseille UniversitÚ, France 
Prof. Stelvio Cimato UniversitÓ degli studi di Milano, Italy 
Dr. Paulo Cortez University of Minho, Portugal 
Dr. Paolo Crippa UniversitÓ Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy 
Dr. Matteo Cristani Universita di Verona, Italy 
Prof. Alfredo Cuzzocrea ICAR-CNR & University of Calabria, Italy 
Dr. Ireneusz Czarnowski Gdynia Maritime University, Poland 
Dr. Narayan Debnath International Society for Computers and their Applications, USA 
Mr. Pankaj Deshwal Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, India 
Prof. Mark Embrechts Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA 
Prof. Anna Esposito Università della Campania “Luigi Venvitelli”, Caserta, Italy 
Dr. Amira Essaid INSA de Strasbourg/ICube Laboratory, France 
Dr. Alena V. Favorskaya Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia 
Prof. Margarita N. Favorskaya Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Russian Federation 
Dr. Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad Aarhus University, Denmark 
Dr. Foteini Grivokostopoulou University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Anne Hakansson KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 
Prof Saman K. Halgamuge Melbourne School of Engineering, Australia 
Prof. Ralf-Christian Hńrting University of Aalen, Germany 
Prof. Ronald Hartung Franklin University and The Design Knowledge Company, USA 
Prof. Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Tessai Hayama Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Atsuo Hazeyama Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan 
Prof. Pilar Herrero Universidad PolitÚcnica de Madrid, Spain 
Dr. Dawn Holmes University of California, USA 
Prof. Katsuhiro Honda Osaka Prefecture University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daocheng Hong East China Normal University, China 
Prof. Tzung-Pei Hong National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan 
Prof. Wei-Chiang Hong School of Education Intelligent Technology, Jiangsu Normal University, China 
Assoc. Prof. Chia-Ling Hsu Tamkang University, Taiwan 
Dr. Gongzhu Hu Central Michigan University, USA 
Prof. Ryutaro Ichise National institute of Informatics, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Radu Tudor Ionescu University of Bucharest, Romania 
Dr. Shraddha Ingale Pune University, India 
Prof. Nobuhiro Inuzuka Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Yoshiteru Ishida Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Yuji Iwahori Chubu University, Japan 
Prof. Mirjana Ivanovic University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
Prof Lakhmi Jain Bournemouth University, UK and Canberra University, Australia 
Prof. Piotr Jedrzejowicz Gdynia Maritime University, Poland 
Prof. Girish Jha Jawaharlal Nehru University, India 
Prof. Vladimir Jotsov ULSIT, Bulgaria 
Prof. Hideyuki Kanematsu National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Hiroko Kanoh Yamagata University, Japan 
Prof. Nikos Karacapilidis University of Patras, Greece 
Dr. Arkadiusz Kawa Poznan University of Economics, Poland 
Prof. Hiroharu Kawanaka Mie University, Japan 
Dr. Shubhalaxmi Kher Arkansas State University, USA 
Dr. Cheonshik Kim Sejong University, Korea 
Prof. Frank Klawonn Ostfalia University, Germany 
Assoc. Prof. Constantinos Koutsojannis Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece, Greece 
Prof. Boris Kovalerchuk Central Washington University, USA 
Dr. Konrad Kułakowski AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Dr. Ritesh Kumar Agra University, India 
Prof. Mario Kusek University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Prof. Noriyuki Kushiro Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Kazuhiro Kuwabara Ritsumeikan University, Japan 
Prof. Chee Peng Lim Deakin University, Australia 
Prof. Chengjun Liu New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA 
Prof. Ignac Lovrek University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Prof. Ivan Luković University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
Prof. Alfonso Mateos Universidad PolitÚcnica de Madrid, Spain 
Assoc. Prof. Yukiko Maruyama Tokai University, Japan 
Prof. Manuel Mazzara Innopolis University, Russia 
Prof Radko Mesiar Slovak University of Technology Bratislava, Slovakia 
Prof. Maureen Metcalf Ohio State University, USA 
Prof. Lyudmila Mihaylova University of Sheffield, UK 
Prof. Stefania Montani University of Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria, Italy 
Dr. Esmiralda Moradian Stockholm University, Sweden 
Dr. Antonio Moreno University Rovira i Virgili, Spain 
Prof. Mikhail Moshkov King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia 
Prof. Andrew Nafalski University of South Australia, Australia 
Prof Shin'ya Nagasawa Waseda University, Japan 
Prof. Katsuko Nakahira Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Dr. Kazumi Nakamatsu University of Hyogo, Japan 
Prof. Grzegorz Nalepa AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Prof. Ioannis K. Nikolos Technical University of Crete, Greece 
Dr. Piotr Nikończuk West Pomeranian University of Technology, Faculty of Maritime Technology and Transport, Poland 
Prof. Kazunori Nishino Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan 
Dr. Houssem Eddine Nouri SOIE-COSMOS, ╔cole Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique, UniversitÚ de la Manouba, Tunisia 
Prof. Hironari Nozaki Aichi University of Education, Japan 
Prof. Roy Oberhauser Aalen University, Germany 
Prof. Nobuyuki Ogawa National Institute of Technology, Gifu College, Japan 
Prof. Yukio Ohsawa University of Tokyo, Japan 
Prof. Takeshi Okamoto Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan 
Dr. Osvaldo Luiz Oliveira Faccamp, Brazil 
Assist. Prof. Wieslaw Paja University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Prof. Marcin Paprzycki Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Krzysztof Pancerz University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Dr. Pierre Parrend UniversitÚ de Strasbourg, France 
Dr. Isidoros Perikos University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Petra Perner Institute of Computer Vision and applied Computer Sciences Leipzig, Germany 
Prof. Georg Peters Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany 
Prof. Alfredo Petrosino UniversitÓ di Napoli Parthenope, Italy 
Prof. Vincenzo Piuri University of Milan, Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Vedran Podobnik University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Prof. Lech T. Polkowski Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Warszawa, Poland 
Prof. Luigi Portinale University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy 
Prof. Jim Prentzas Democritus University of Thrace, Greece 
Prof. Elisabeth Rakus-Andersson Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden 
Prof. Zbigniew Ras University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA & Warsaw University of Technology, Poland 
Prof. Ana RespÝcio Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal 
Dr. Marina Resta University of Genova, Italy 
Dr. Goce Ristanoski Data61, CSIRO, Australia 
Dr. Fernando Roda SIRIS Academic SL, Spain 
Dr. Jose Hiroki Saito Sao Carlos Federal University and Faculty of Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil. 
Dr. Wojciech Sałabun West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland 
Prof. Hironori Sasaki Chugokugakuen University, Japan 
Prof. Suresh Chandra Satapathy ​PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Vijayawada, India 
Prof. Mika Sato-Ilic University of Tsukuba, Japan 
Prof. Rafał Scherer Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland 
Dr. Rainer Schmidt University of Rostock, Germany 
Dr. Friedhelm Schwenker University of Ulm Institute of Neural Information Processing, Germany 
Dr. Hirosato Seki Osaka University, Japan 
Prof. Miguel-Angel Sicilia University of Alcalß, Spain 
Dr. Milan Simic RMIT University, School of Engineering, Melbourne, Australia 
Prof. Andrzej Sluzek Khalifa University, UAE 
Prof. Roman Sperka Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic 
Dr. Maria Spichkova RMIT University, Australia 
Dr. Urszula Stanczyk Silesian University of Technology, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Catalin Stoean University of Craiova, Romania 
Assoc. Prof. Ruxandra Stoean University of Craiova, Romania 
Prof. Toshiharu Sugawara Waseda University, Japan 
Prof. Lijun Sun Dalian University of Technology, China 
Dr. Nobuo Suzuki Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, Japan 
Prof. Edward Szczerbicki University of Newcastle, Australia 
Prof. Eulalia Szmidt Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland 
Dr. Sarosh Tahir University Politechnique of Tourin, Italy 
Prof. Dr. Masakazu Takahashi Yamaguchi University, Japan 
Prof. Yasufumi Takama Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan 
Dr. Dilhan J. Thilakarathne VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Dr. Masahiro Tokumitsu National Institute of Technology, Yonago College, Japan 
Dr. Carlos Toro A*, Singapore 
Assist. Prof. Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece 
Prof. Kazuhiko Tsuda Graduate School of Business Sciences, The University of TSUKUBA, Tokyo 
Prof. Ljiljana Trajkovic Simon Fraser University, Canada 
Prof. Claudio Turchetti Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione UniversitÓ, Italy 
Dr. Angelina Tzacheva University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA 
Prof. Eiji Uchino Yamaguchi University, Japan 
Prof. Hiroshi Ueda Kyoto University, Japan 
Prof. Taketoshi Ushiama Kyushu University, Japan 
Prof. Junzo Watada Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia 
Prof. Toyohide Watanabe Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute, Japan 
Dr. Jarosław Wątrˇbski University of Szczecin, Poland 
Prof. Yoshiyuki Yabuuchi Shimonoseki City University, Japan 
Prof. Katsutoshi Yada Kansai University, Japan 
Prof. Kuniaki Yajima National Institute of Technology, Sendai College, Japan 
Prof. Takahira Yamaguchi Keio University, Japan 
Prof. Shuichiro Yamamoto Nagoya University, Japan 
Assist. Prof. Ryosuke Yamanishi Ritsumeikan University, Japan 
Dr. Mieko Tanaka-Yamawaki Meiji University, Japan 
Dr. Atsuko K. Yamazaki Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan 
Dr. Ong Yew-Soon Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
Prof. Takaya Yuizono Japan Advanced Institute Science and Technology, Japan 
Dr .Cecilia Zanni-Merk ICube Laboratory / INSA de Strasbourg, France 
Dr. Beata Zielosko : University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland 
Prof. Alfred Zimmermann Reutlingen University, Germany 
Dr. Sergey V. Zykov National Research University ľ Higher School of Economics, Russia 
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22nd Annual
KES Conference
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Belgrade, Serbia
3-5 September 2018