CONFERENCE CHAIR

Daniel Cooke, Texas Tech University, USA

PROGRAM CHAIR

Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Guido Wirtz, Bamberg University, Germany
Du Zhang, California State University, USA

STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIR

Shi-Kuo Chang, University of Pittsburgh, USA

STEERING COMMITTEE

Vic Basili, University of Maryland, USA
Bruce Buchanan, University of Pittsburgh, USA
C. V. Ramamoorthy, University of California, Berkeley, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Alain Abran, Universite du Quebec,Canada
Silvia Teresita Acuna, Universidad Autnoma De Madrid, Spain
Edward B. Allen, Mississippi State University, USA
Mikhail Auguston, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Doo-Hwan Bae, Computer Science Dept. KAIST, Korea
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Maria Teresa Baldassarre, University of Bari, Italy
Luciano Barezi, Politechnico de Milano, Italy
Emese Bari, eBay Inc., USA
Saida Benlarbi, Alcatel-Lucent, Canada
Sami Beydeda, The Federal Finance Office, Germany
Alessandro Bianchi, University of Bari, Italy
Jim Bieman, Colorado State University, USA
Gary D. Boetticher, University of Huston Clear Lake, USA
Jean-Michel Bruel, University of Pau, France
Barrett Bryant, University of Alabama , Birmingham, USA
Kai-Yuan Cai, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Danilo Caivano, University of Bari, Italy
Gerardo Canfora, University of Sannio, Italy
Joao W. Cangussu, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Giovanni Cantone, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Jeffrey C. Carver, Mississippi State University, USA
Christine W. Chan, University of Regina, Canada
Keith C.C. Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
W.K. Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Kuang-Nan Chang, Eastern Kentucky University, USA
Ned Chapin, InfoSci Inc., USA
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Yinong Chen, Arizona State University, USA
Harry Cheng, University of California, Davis, USA
Yoonsik Cheon, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Peter J. Clarke, Florida International University, USA
Panos Constantopoulos, Athens University of Economics, Greece
Kendra Cooper, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Maria Francesca Costabile, University of Bari, Italy
Juan J. Cuadrado-Gallego, University of Alcala, Spain
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, ICAR-CNR and University of Calabria, Italy
Scott Dick, University of Alberta, Canada
Jin Song Dong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jing Dong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Philippe Dugerdil, HEG-University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Reiner Dumke, University of Magdeburh, Germany
Schahram Dustdar, University of Technology Vienna, Austria
Christof Ebert, Vector Consulting Services GmbH, Germany
Faezeh Ensan, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Behrouz Homayoun Far, University of Calgary, Canada
Martin S. Feather, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Robert Feldt, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Norman Fenton, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Eduardo B. Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Todd Fitch, Intuit Corp, USA
Andres Folleco, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Jose Fortes, University of Florida, USA
Renata Fortes, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kehan Gao, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA
Alessandro Garcia, Lancaster University, UK
Felix Garcia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Carlo Ghezzi, Politechnico di Milano Technical University, Italy
Holger Giese, University of Potsdam, Germany
Itana Gimenes, UEM/PR/Brazil, Brazil
Swapna Gokhale, University of Connecticut, USA
Jeff Gray, University of Alabama , Birmingham, USA
Des Greer, Queens University Belfast, UK
Eric Gregoire, Universite dArtois, France
Paul Grunbacher, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Mark Harman, Kings College London, UK
Ahmed E. Hassan, Queens University, Canada
Xudong He, Florida International University, USA
Rattikorn Hewett, Texas Tech University, USA
Mei Hsing, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Shihong Huang, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Byung-Yeon Hwang, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
Ali Idri, ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco
Peter In, Korea University, Korea
Natalia Juristo, Madrid Technological University, Spain
Gunes Koru, University of Maryland, Balt Cty, USA
Mark Last, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Jeff Lei, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Tao Li, Florida International University, USA
Yingdar Lin, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan
Xiaodong Liu, Napier University, UK
Yan (Jenny) Liu, National ICT, Australia
Yi Liu, Georgia college and State University, USA
Jian Lu, Nanjing University, China
Zhongyu (Joan) Lu, The University of Huddersfield, UK
Heiko Ludwig, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Almaden, San Jose, USA
Michael R. Lyu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jose Carlos Maldonado, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Antonio Mana, University of Malaga, Spain
Emilia Mendes, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Harald Meyer, HPI Potsdam, Germany
Rym Mili, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
James Miller, University of Alberta, Canada
Henry Muccini, Univerita degli Studi de L Aquila, Italy
Nachi Nagappan, Microsoft Research, Seattle, USA
Martin Neil, MQueen Mary (U. of London), UK
Allen Nikora, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Elisabetta Di Nitto, Politechnico de Milano, Italy
Mehmet Orgun, Macquarie University, Australia
Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada
Jun Peng, Chongqing University of Science and technology, China
Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio, Italy
Hoang Pham, Rutgers University, USA
Rajeev Raje, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA
Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida, USA
Marek Reformat, University of Alberta, Canada
Robert Reynolds, Wayne State University, USA
Daniel Rodriguez, The University of Alcala, Spain
George Roussos, University of London, UK
Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary, Canada
Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA
Ramon Sagarna, The University of Birmingham, UK
Ahmed Salem, California State University at Sacramento, USA
Naeem Seliya, University of Michigan at Dearborn, USA
Tony Shan,Wachovia Bank, USA
Yidong Shen, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Martin Shepperd, Brunel University, UK
Simon Shim, SAP Lab. LLC, USA
Michael Shin, Texas Tech University, USA
George Spanoudakis, City University, UK
Arndt von Staa, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Mark Stamp, San Jose State University, USA
Nenad Stankovic, Univ. of Aizu, Japan
Xiao Su, San Jose State University, USA
Rajesh Subramanyan, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. USA
Jeff Tian, Southern Methodist University, USA
Genny Tortora, University of Salerno, Italy
Peter Troger, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
T.H. Tse, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Bhekisipho Twala, Pretoria, South Africa
Michael VanHilst, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Silvia Regina Vergilio, UFPR, Brazil
Marlon Vieira, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. USA
Qianxiang Wang, Beijing University, China
Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim, Universidate do Vale do Itaja, Brazil
Tim Weitzel, Bamberg University, Germany
Laurie Williams, North Carolina State University, USA
Victor Winter, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Eric Wong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Ye Wu, Advanced Information Technology Center, SAIC, USA
Baowen Xu, Southeast University, China
Zhiwei Xu, University of Michigan at Dearborn, USA
Hongji Yang, De Montfort University, UK
Huiqun Yu, East China University of Science and Technology, China
Cui Zhang, California State University, USA
Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University, China
Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Xingquan Zhu, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Eugenio Zimeo, University of Sannio, Italy
Andrea Zisman, City University, UK

PUBLICITY CO-CHAIRS

Shihong Huang, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA

SOUTH AMERICA LIASION

Jose' Carlos Maldonado, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Silvia Ahmed, NetApp, USA
Emese Bari, eBay, USA
Cecilia Claudio, SVP/CIO Information Technology, SanDisk Corporation, USA
Yi Deng, Dean, School of Computer Science, Florida International University, USA
Todd Fitch, Intuit Corp, USA
Chuck Fredrick, Chief Technology Officer, Douglas County, Denver, USA
Laura Haas, Distinguished Engineer and Director, Computer Science, Almaden Research Center, IBM
J. S. Ke, Senior Fellow, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Shilpa Kolhatkar, Cisco, USA
Gerry Pompa, Vice President, Compunetix, USA
A. J. Rhem, Senior Partner, A. J. Rhem and Associates Inc., USA