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KES2017 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.


KES2017 IPC Members

Name Affiliation
Prof. Akinori Abe Chiba University, Japan 
Dr. Jair Minoro Abe Paulista University & University of São Paulo - Brazil 
Dr. Walid Adly Atteya Abdo Ein Shams University , Egypt 
Prof. Yoshinori Adachi Chubu University, Japan 
Prof. Andrew Adamatzky Unconventional Computing Centre, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK 
Dr. Alessia Amelio, Ph.D. DIMES University of Calabria, Italy 
Prof. Elisabeth Rakus-Andersson Blekinge Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Science, Sweden 
Prof. Masayoshi Aritsugi Kumamoto University, Japan 
Dr. Piotr Artiemjew University Warmia and Mazury, Poland 
Dr. Ahmad Taher Azar Faculty of Computers and Information, Benha University, Egypt​ 
Prof. Natalia Bachtadze Institute of Control Science of Russian Academy of Science, Russia 
Prof. N.N. Bakhtadze V.A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow, Russia 
Prof. Valentina E. Balas Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania 
Dr. Vivek Bannore KES UniSA, Australia 
Assist. Prof. Manish Bhardwaj SRM University, India 
Prof. Monica Bianchini Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione e Scienze Matematiche - Università degli Studi di Siena Italy 
Dr. Francesco Bianconi University of Perugia, Italy 
Prof. Isabelle Bichindaritz State University of New York at Oswego, USA 
Dr. Zaki Brahmi Sousse university, Tunisia 
Dr. Gloria Bordogna National Research Council of Italy, Italy 
Prof. Sadok Bouamama FCIT, University of Jeddah, KSA 
Assist. Prof. Darko Brodić, Ph.D. University of Belgrade, Serbia 
Prof. Dumitru Dan Burdescu University of Craiova, Romania 
Assoc. Prof. Frantisek Capkovic Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences , Slovakia 
Prof. Michele Ceccarelli University of Sannio, Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian-Gabriel Chifu Aix-Marseille Université, LSIS - France 
Assist. Prof. Chintan Bhatt Charotar University of Science And Technology (CHARUSAT), India 
Prof. Stelvio Cimato Dipartimento di Informatica Università degli studi di Milano Crema (CR) - Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Paulo Cortez University of Minho, Portugal 
Dr. Paolo Crippa Department of Information Engineering, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy 
Prof. Boguslaw Cyganek AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Dr. Janos Botzheim Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan 
Prof. Alfonso Mateos Caballero Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain 
Prof. Andre Ponce de Leon F. de Carvalho University of Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Prof. Alfredo Cuzzocrea ICAR-CNR & University of Calabria, Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Dienfang Chou Tzu Chi University, Taiwan 
Dr. Liya Ding National University of Singapore, Singapore 
Prof. Mark Embrechts Renssselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA 
Assoc. Prof. Anna Esposito Seconda Università di Napoli, Dipartimento di Psicologia, Italy 
Dr. Alena V. Favorskaya Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia 
Prof. Margarita Favorskaya Siberian State Aerospace University, Russian Federation, Russia 
Prof. Gianluigi Ferrari University of Parma, Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. France Sébastien Fournier Aix-Marseille Université, LSIS - France 
Prof. Manuel Graña Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain 
Dr. Foteini Grivokostopoulou University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Otoniel Mario López Granado Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain 
Prof. Anne Håkansson KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 
Prof Saman K. Halgamuge Melbourne School of Engineering, Australia 
Dr. Moez Hammami University of Tunis, Tunisia 
Prof. Ronald Hartung Franklin University and The Design Knowledge Company, USA 
Prof. Hiroshi Hasegawa Department of Machinery & Control Systems, College of Systems Engineering and Science, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece 
Dr. Yuki Hayashi Osaka Prefecture University, Japan 
Prof. Atsuo Hazeyama Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan 
Dr. Yulia A Hicks Cardiff University, UK 
Dr. Dawn. E. Holmes University of California, Santa Barbara, USA 
Prof. Katsuhiro Honda Osaka Prefecture University, Japan 
Asso.Prof.Dr. Daocheng Hong Fudan University, ECNU & Victoria University, China 
Distinguished Prof. Wei-Chiang Hong Oriental Institute of Technology, Taiwan 
Prof. Tzung-Pei Hong National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan 
Prof R.J.Howlett Bournemouth University, UK 
Prof. Xiangpei Hu Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China 
Prof. Ryutaro Ichise National institute of Informatics, Japan 
Dr. Shraddha Ingale Pune University, India 
Prof. Nobuhiro Inuzuka Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Radu Tudor Ionescu University of Bucharest, Romania 
Prof. Dr. Yoshiteru Ishida Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Mirjana Ivanovic University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
Prof. Yuji Iwahori Chubu University, Japan 
Prof. Ryszard Janicki McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 
Prof. Piotr Jedrzejowicz Gdynia Maritime University, Department of Information Systems, Poland 
Prof. Vladimir Jotsov ULSIT - Sofia, Bulgaria 
Prof. Hideyuki Kanematsu National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan 
Prof. Asoka Karunananda University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka 
Prof. Nikos Karacapilidis University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Radoslaw Piotr Katarzyniak Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Hiroko Kanoh  Yamagata University, Japan 
Dr. Arkadiusz Kawa Poznan University of Economics & Business, Poland 
Prof. Hiroharu Kawanaka Mie University, Japan 
Prof. Frank Klawonn Ostfalia University, Wolfenbuettel, Germany 
Prof. Tomoko Kojiri Kansai University, Japan 
Prof. Boris Kovalerchuk Central Washington University, USA 
Assist Prof. Pancerz Krzysztof University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Dr. Konrad Kułakowski AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Prof. Mario Kusek University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Prof. Noriyuki Kushiro Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Kazuhiro Kuwabara Ritsumeikan University, Japan 
Dr. CP Lim Deakin University, Australia 
Prof. Chengjun Liu New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA 
Prof. Ignac Lovrek University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Prof. Dr. Gloria Phillips-Wren Loyola University Maryland, USA 
Prof. Yoshiyuki Matsumoto Shimonoseki City University, Japan 
Dr.Kenji Matsuura Tokushima University, Japan 
Prof. Radko Mesiar Slovak University of Technology Bratislava, Slovakia 
Dr. Lyudmila Mihaylova University of Sheffield, UK 
Assist. Prof. Hirokazu Miura Wakayama University, Japan 
Dr. Daniel Moldt University of Hamburg, Department of Informatics, Germany 
Prof. Jose M. Molina University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain 
Prof. Stefania Montani DISIT, Computer Science Institute, Universita' del Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria, Italy 
Dr. Esmiralda Moradian Stockholm University, Sweden 
Dr. Antonio Moreno Univ. Rovira i Virgili (URV), Spain 
Prof. Mikhail Moshkov KAUST, Saudi Arabia 
Dr. Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad Aarhus Univrsity, Denmark 
Prof. Mohamed A. Moustafa Hassan Elec. Power Dept., Cairo University, Giza, Egypt 
Prof. Dr, DSc. Andrew Nafalski University of South Australia, Australia 
Assist. Prof. Katsuko T. Nakahira Nagaoka Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Grzegorz Nalepa AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Dr. Sergey Nesterov University of South Australia, Australia 
Assoc. Prof. Ioannis K. Nikolos School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece 
Dr. Piotr Nikończuk West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin Faculty of Maritime Technology and Transport, Poland 
Prof. Kazunori Nishino Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Jörg Rainer NOENNIG HafenCity Universität Hamburg (HCU): CityScienceLab, Germany 
Dr. Houssem Eddine Nouri University of Tunis, Tunisia 
Prof. Roy Oberhauser Aalen University, German 
Prof. Nobuyuki Ogawa National Institute of Technology, Gifu College, Japan 
Prof. Yukio Ohsawa Univesity of Tokyo, Japan 
Dr. Osvaldo Luiz Oliveira Faccamp, Brazil 
Prof. Kenta Oku Ryukoku University, Japan 
Prof. Cezary Orłowski WSB University in Gdańsk, Poland 
Dr. Wieslaw Paja University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Prof. Marcin Paprzycki Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland 
Prof. Manuel González Penedo Centro Tecnológico de Información y Comunicaciones (CITIC); Universidad de A Coruña, Spain 
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 University of Naples Parthenope, Italy 
Prof. Lech T. Polkowski Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Warszawa, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marius Popescu University of Bucharest, Romania 
Prof. Luigi Portinale University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy 
Prof. Jim Prentzas Democritus University of Thrace, Greece 
Prof. Anca Ralescu EECS Department, University of Cincinnati, USA 
Dr. Rajesh Reghunadhan Central University of Bihar, India 
Prof. Ana Respício Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal 
Dr. Marina Resta Department of Economics and Business Studies, university of Genova, Italy 
Dr. Goce Ristanoski Data61, CSIRO, Australia 
Dr. Fernando Roda CIFASIS (Centro Internacional Franco Argentino de Ciencias de la Información y de Sistemas) - CONICET - UNR, Rosario, Argentina 
Dr. Fabrice Rossi SAMM Université Paris 1, France 
Prof. Jose Hiroki Saito UFSCar/FACCAMP, Brazil 
Prof. Virgilijus Sakalauskas Vilnius University, Department of Informatics, Lithuania 
Prof. Marcello Sanguineti University of Genova, Italy 
Dr. Hirosato Seki Osaka University, Japan 
Prof. Rafał Scherer Częstochowa University of Technology, Poland 
Dr. Rainer Schmidt University of Rostock, Germany 
Dr. Milan Simic RMIT University, School of Engineering, Melbourne, Australia 
Prof. Andrzej Sluzek Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
Assoc. Prof. Masato Soga Wakayama University, Japan 
Dr. Roman Sperka Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic 
Dr. Maria Spichkova RMIT University, School of Science, Japan 
Dr. Urszula Stanczyk Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Ruxandra Stoean University of Craiova, Romania 
Prof. Toshiharu Sugawara Waseda University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Lijun Sun Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 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. Piotr Szczuko Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications, and Informatics, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haruhiko Takase Mie University, Japan 
Dr. Prof. Masakazu Takahashi Yamaguchi University, Japan 
Prof. Hirokazu Taki Wakayama University, Japan 
Prof. Dr. Mieko Tanaka-Yamawaki Meiji University, Japan 
Dr. Dilhan Thilakarathne VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Dr. Masahiro Tokumitsu National Institute of Technology, Yonago College, Japan 
Dr. Carlos Toro Vicomtech-IK4 research Centre, Spain 
Prof. Ljiljana Trajkovic Simon Fraser University, Canada 
Assist. Prof. Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos University of Thessaloniki, Greece 
Prof. Kazuhiko Tsuda The University of TSUKUBA, Tokyo 
Prof. Shusaku Tsumoto Shimane University, Japan 
Dr. Jeffrey W. Tweedale Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia 
Dr. Angelina Tzacheva University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA 
Prof. Eiji Uchino Yamaguchi University, Japan 
Prof. Taketoshi Ushiama Kyushu Univeristy, Japan 
Dr. Pandian Vasant Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Tronoh, Malaysia 
Dr Neil Vaughan BSc (Hons) PhD Bournemouth University, UK 
Prof. Junzo Watada Waseda University, Japan 
Prof. Toyohide Watanabe Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yuji Watanabe Nagoya City University, Japan 
Assistant Prof. Paja Wieslaw University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Prof. Michał Woźniak Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, 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. Dr. Shuichiro Yamamoto Nagoya University, Japan 
Assist. Prof. Ryosuke Yamanishi Ritsumeikan University, Japan 
Prof. Atsuko K. Yamazaki, Ph.D. Faculty of Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan 
Dr. Gregory Zacharewicz IMS Université de Bordeaux, France 
Prof. Oleg Zaikin Warsaw School of Computer Science, Poland 
Prof. Gesa Ziemer HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany 
Prof. Alfred Zimmermann Reutlingen University, Germany 
Dr. Sergey V. Zykov National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Russia - and - MEPhI National Nuclear Research University, Russia 
KES-2017
21st Annual
KES Conference
Marseille, France
6-8 September 2017