CONFERENCE CHAIR

Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR

Guido Wirtz, Bamberg University, Germany

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Du Zhang, California State University Sacramento, 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
Taiseera Albalushi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Edward B. Allen, Mississippi State University, USA
Doo-Hwan Bae, Computer Science Dept. KAIST, Korea
Ebrahim Bagheri, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Rami Bahsoon, University of Birmingham, UK
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Maria Teresa Baldassarre, University of Bari, Italy
Purushotham Bangalore, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Muhammad Ali Barbar, Lero Irish, Italy
Emese Bari, eBay, USA
Daniel Beimborn, Bamberg University, Germany
Nicolas Belloir, University of Pau et des Pays de l'Adour , France
Alessandro Bianchi, University of Bari, Italy
Jim Bieman, Colorado State University, USA
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, University of Alabama, USA
Garcia-Castro, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Jaelson Castro, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
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
Yoonsik Cheon, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Peter J. Clarke, Florida International University, USA
Nelly Condori F., Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Panos Constantopoulos, Athens University of Economics, Greece
Dan Cooke, Texas Tech University, USA
Kendra Cooper, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Maria Francesca Costabile, University of Bari, Italy
Karl Cox, UNSW / Enterprise Analysts Pty Ltd, Australia
Juan J. Cuadrado-Gallego, University of Alcala, Spain
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, ICAR-CNR and University of Calabria, Italy
Deepak Dhungana, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Jin Song Dong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jing Dong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Dirk Draheim, University of Innsbruck, Austria
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
Raimund K. Ege, Northern Illinois University, USA
Faezeh Ensan, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Onyeka Ezenwoye, South Dakota State University, USA
Davide Falessi, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Behrouz Homayoun Far, University of Calgary, Canada
Robert Feldt, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Eduardo B. Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Renata Fortes, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Kehan Gao, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA
Alessandro Garcia, Lancaster University, UK
Felix Garcia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Holger Giese, Hasso Plattner Institut, Germany
Itana Gimenes, UEM/PR/Brazil, Brazil
Swapna Gokhale, University of Connecticut, USA
Wolfgang Golubski, Zwickau University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Des Greer, Queens University Belfast, UK
Eric Gregoire, Universite dArtois, France
Mark Harman, Kings College London, UK
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
Clinton Jeffery, University of Idaho, USA
Natalia Juristo, Madrid Technological University, Spain
Audris Kalnins, University of Latvia, Latvia
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Sascha Konrad, Siemens Corporate Research, USA
Gunes Koru, University of Maryland, Balt Cty, USA
Nicholas A. Kraft, University of Alabama, USA
Vinay Kulkarni, Tata Research, India
Gi-Hwon Kwon, College of Natural Sciences, Korea
Mark Last, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Konstantin Laufer, Loyola University Chicago, USA
Jeff Lei, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Tao Li, Florida International University, USA
Shih-Hsi Liu, California State University at Fresno, USA
Xiaodong Liu, Napier University, UK
Yan (Jenny) Liu, National ICT, Australia
Yi Liu, Georgia college and State University, USA
Hakim Lounis, University of Quebec, CA
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
Ana M. Moreno, Techincal University of Madrid, Spain
Henry Muccini, Univerita degli Studi de L Aquila, Italy
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
Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia
Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada
Jun Peng, Chongqing University of Science and technology, China
Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio, Italy
Antonio Piccinno, University of Bari, Italy
Alfonso Pierantonio, University of L.Aquila , Italy
Damith C. Rajapakse, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
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
Ignacio Garcia Rodriguez, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary, Canada
Samira Sadaoui, University of Regina, Canada
S. Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA
Eng. Sattar B. Sadkhan, University of Babylon, Iraq
Ramon Sagarna, The University of Birmingham, UK
Ahmed Salem, California State University at Sacramento State, USA
S. Alessandro Sarcia, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Kamran Sartipi, McMaster University, Canada
Peter Sawyer, University of Lancaster, UK
Douglas Schmidt, Vanderbilt University, USA
Naeem Seliya, University of Michigan at Dearborn, USA
Tony Shan, IBM, USA
Rajan Shankaran, Macquarie University, Australia
Yidong Shen, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Michael Shin, Texas Tech University, USA
George Spanoudakis, City University, UK
Arndt von Staa, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Rajesh Subramanyan, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. USA
Jeff Tian, Southern Methodist University, USA
Scott Tilley, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Mark Trakhtenbrot, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
Laurence Tratt, Bournemouth University, UK
Peter Troger, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Jeffrey Tsai, University of Illinois, USA
Tse-Ming Tsai, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
T.H. Tse, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Antonio Vallecillo, University of Malaga, Spain
Michael VanHilst, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Sira Vegas, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Silvia Regina Vergilio, UFPR, Brazil
Huanjing Wang, Western Kentucky University, USA
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim, Universidate do Vale do Itaja, Brazil
Tim Weitzel, Bamberg University, Germany
Victor Winter, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Guido Wirtz, Bamberg University, Germany
Eric Wong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Franz Wotawa, Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Chi-Lu Yang, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Hongji Yang, De Montfort University, UK
Ren-Dar Yang, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Huiqun Yu, East China University of Science and Technology, China
Du Zhang, California State University Sacramento, USA
Jing Zhang, Motorola Research, USA
Min-Ling Zhang, Hohai University, China
Zhinan Zhou, Samsung, USA
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

Daniel Beimborn, Bamberg University, Germany
S. Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA

SOUTH AMERICA LIAISON

Jose Carlos Maldonado, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Yi Deng, Dean, School of Computer Science, Florida International University, USA
J. S. Ke, Senior Fellow, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
A. J. Rhem, Senior Partner, A. J. Rhem and Associates Inc., USA