CONFERENCE CHAIR

Du Zhang, California State University Sacramento, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR

Swapna Gokhale, University of Connecticut, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS

Marek Reformat, University of Alberta, Canada
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 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

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Natalia Juristo, Madrid Technological University, Spain
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary, Canada
S. Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Silvia Teresita Acuna, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Taiseera Albalushi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Edward Allen, Mississippi State University, USA
Omar El Ariss, Penn State Univ at Harrisburg, USA
Doo-hwan Bae, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Ebrahim Bagheri, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Hamid Bagheri, University of Virginia, USA
Rami Bahsoon, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Purushotham Bangalore, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Fevzi Belli, Univ. Paderborn, Germany
Ateet Bhalla, Oriental Institute of Science & Technology, Bhopal, India.
Swapan Bhattacharya, NITK, Surathakl, India
Alessandro Bianchi, Department of Informatics - University of Bari, Italy
Borzoo Bonakdarpour, University of Waterloo, Canada
Ivo Bukovsky, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Gerardo Canfora, Universita del Sannio, Italy
Jaelson Castro, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE, Brazil
Raul Garcia Castro, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Peggy Cellier, IRISA/INSA of Rennes, France
Keith Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Kuang-nan Chang, Eastern Kentucky University, USA
Ned Chapin, InfoSci Inc., USA
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Wen-Hui Chen, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Zhenyu Chen, Nanjing University, China
Stelvio Cimato, The University of Milan, Italy
Peter Clarke, Florida International University, USA
Esteban Clua, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brasil
Nelly Condori-fernandez, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Fabio M. Costa, Instituto de Informatica, Brasil
Maria Francesca Costabile, University of Bari, Italy
Jose Luis Cuadrado, University of Alcala, Spain
Juan J. Cuadrado-gallego, University of Alcala, Spain
Aldo Dagnino, ABB, USA
Jose Luis De La Vara, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio, Italy
Scott Dick, University of Alberta, Canada
Junhua Ding, East Carolina University, USA
Jing Dong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Weichang Du, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Philippe Dugerdil, HEG - Univ. of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Christof Ebert, Vector Consulting Services, Germany
Ali Ebnenasir, Michigan Technological University, USA
Raimund Ege, NIU, USA
Magdalini Eirinaki, Computer Engineering Dept, San Jose State University, USA
Davide Falessi, University of Rome, TorVergata, Italy
Behrouz Far, University of Calgary, Canada
Scott D. Fleming, Oregon State University, USA
Liana Fong, IBM, USA
Renata Fortes, Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas e de Computacao - USP, Brazil
Ellen Francine Barbosa, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fulvio Frati, The University of Milan, Italy
Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Felix Garcia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Ignacio Garcia Rodriguez De Guzman, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Itana Gimenes, Universidade Estadual de Maringa, Brazil
Swapna Gokhale, Univ. of Connecticut, USA
Wolfgang Golubski, Zwickau University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Desmond Greer, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Eric Gregoire, Universite d'Artois, France
Christiane Gresse Von Wangenheim, UFSC - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Katarina Grolinger, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Hao Han, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Xudong He, Florida International University, USA
Miguel Herranz, University of Alcala, Spain
Clinton Jeffery, University of Idaho, USA
Jason Jung, Yeungnam University, South Korea
Natalia Juristo, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Selim Kalayci, Florida International University, USA
Eric Kasten, Michigan State University, USA
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Jun Kong, North Dakota State University, USA
Nicholas Kraft, The University of Alabama, USA
Aneesh Krishna, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Vinay Kulkarni, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Gihwon Kwon, Kyonggi University, South Korea
Jeff Lei, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Bixin Li, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, China
Ming Li, Nanjing University, China
Tao Li, Florida International University, USA
Yuan-Fang Li, Monash University, Australia
Zhi Li, Guangxi Normal University, China
Shih-hsi Liu, California State University, Fresno, USA
Xiaodong Liu, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Yi Liu, GCSU, USA
Hakim Lounis, UQAM, Canada
Joan Lu, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Marcelo de Almeida Maia, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Antonio Mana, University of Malaga, Spain
Vijay Mann, IBM, India
Riccardo Martoglia, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Hong Mei, Peking University, China
Hsing Mei, Fu Jen Catholic Unicersity, Taiwan
Ali Mili, NJIT, USA
Alok Mishra, Atilim University, Turkey
Kia Ng, ICSRiM - University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Allen Nikora, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Amjad Nusayr, University of Houston-Victoria, USA
Edson A. Oliveira Junior, State University of Maringa, Brazil
Erick Passos, IFPI, Brazil
Xin Peng, Fudan University, China
Oscar Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Antonio Piccinno, University of Bari, Italy
Alfonso Pierantonio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Daniel Plante, Stetson University, USA
Rick Rabiser, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Filip Radulovic, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Damith C. Rajapakse, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rajeev Raje, IUPUI, USA
Jose Angel Ramos, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Henrique Rebelo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Marek Reformat, University of Alberta, Canada
Robert Reynolds, Wayne State University, USA
Daniel Rodriguez, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
Ivan Rodero, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Samira Sadaoui, University of Regina, Canada
Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA
Claudio Sant'Anna, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Salvatore Alessandro Sarcia, OnESE FORUM, Italy
Andreas Schoenberger, Distributed and Mobile Systems Group, University of Bamberg, Germany
Tony Shan, Keane Inc, USA
Michael Shin, Computer Science/Texas Tech University, USA
Qinbao Song, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
George Spanoudakis, City University, United Kingdom
Jing Sun, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Yanchun Sun, Peking University, China
Gerson Sunye, Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systemes Aleatoires, France
Jeff Tian, Southern Methodist University, USA
Genny Tortora, University of Salerno, Italy
Mark Trakhtenbrot, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
Peter Troeger, Universitat zu Potsdam, Germany
T.h. Tse, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Giorgio Valle, The University of Milan, Italy
Sylvain Vauttier, Ecole des mines d'Ales, France
Silvia Vergilio, Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil
Akshat Verma, IBM, India
Sergiy Vilkomir, East Carolina University, USA
Arndt Von Staa, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Gurisimran Walia, North Dakota State University, USA
Huanjing Wang, Western Kentucky University, USA
Jiacun Wang, Monmouth University, USA
Linzhang Wang, Nanjing University, USA
Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan
Victor Winter, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Guido Wirtz, Distributed Systems Group, Bamberg University, Germany
Eric Wong, University of Texas, USA
Franz Wotawa, TU Graz, Austria
Dianxiang Xu, Dakota State University, USA
Frank Xu, Gannon University, USA
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Chi-lu Yang, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd., Taiwan
Hongji Yang, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Jijiang Yang, Tsinghua University, China
Huiqun Yu, East China University of Science and Technology, China
Cui Zhang, California State University Sacramento, USA
Du Zhang, California State University, USA
Hongyu Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Yong Zhang, TsingHua University in Beijing, China
Zhenyu Zhang, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Xingquan Zhu, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Eugenio Zimeo, University of Sannio, Italy

POSTER/DEMO SESSIONS CO-CHAIRS

Farshad Samimi, Trilliant, USA
Ming Zhao, Florida Int'l University, USA

PUBLICITY CHAIR

Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China

ASIA LIAISON

Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan

EUROPE LIAISON

Raul Garcia Castro, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

SOUTH AMERICA LIAISON

Jose Carlos Maldonado, ICMC-USP, Brazil

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS

Judy Pan, Knowledge Systems Institute, USA
Gabriel Smith, Knowledge Systems Institute, USA
David Huang, Knowledge Systems Institute, USA
Dennis Chi, Knowledge Systems Institute, USA
Alice Wang, Knowledge Systems Institute, USA