General Chair

Prof. Dr.Srikanta Patnaik, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. SOA University, Bhubaneswar- 751030 ORISSA

Dr. Srikanta Patnaik is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India. He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering) on Computational Intelligence from Jadavpur University, India in 1999 and supervised 12 Ph. D. theses and more than 30 M. Tech theses in the area of Machine Intelligence, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published more than 60 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 2 text books and edited 12 books and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, etc.. Dr. Patnaik was the Principal Investigator of TAPTEC project “Building Cognition for Intelligent Robot” sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Major Research Project “Machine Learning and Perception using Cognition Methods” sponsored by University Grant Commission. He is the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics published from Inderscience Publishing House, England and also Editors-in-chief of Book Series on “Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology” published from Springer, Germany.


Advisory Committee Chair:

Prof. Dr.Sc.Kazumi Nakamatsu 

School of Human Science and Environment University of Hyogo

Kazumi Nakamatsu received the Ms. Eng. and Dr. Sci. from Shizuoka University and Kyushu University, Japan, respectively. He is a full Professor at School of Human Science and Environment, University of Hyogo, Japan.

His research interests encompass various kinds of logic and their applications to Computer Science, especially paraconsistent annotated logic programs and their applications. He has developed some paraconsistent annotated logic programs called ALPSN(Annotated Logic Program with Strong Negation), VALPSN(Vector ALPSN), EVALPSN(Extended VALPSN) and bf-EVALPSN (before-after EVALPSN) recently, and applied them to various intelligent systems such as a safety verification based railway interlocking control system and process order control. He is an author of over 150 papers and 20 book chapters, and 10 edited books published by prominent publishers.

Kazumi Nakamatsu has chaired various international conferences, workshops and invited sessions, and he has been a member of numerous international program committees of workshops and conferences in the area of Computer Science. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems(IJRIS) by Inderscience Publisher(UK) and an editorial board member of many international journals. He has contributed numerous invited lectures at international workshops, conferences, and academic organizations. He also is a recipient of some conference and paper awards. He is a member of Japan AI Society, Japan Facial Society, etc.

Prof. Dr.Roumen Kountchev

Faculty of Telecommunications, Department of Radio Communications and Video Technologies at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

Roumen Kountchev, Ph.D., D. Sc. is a professor at the Faculty of Telecommunications, Department of Radio Communications and Video Technologies at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.

His scientific areas of interest are: digital signal and image processing, image compression, multimedia watermarking, video communications, pattern recognition and neural networks. Prof. Kountchev has 341 papers published in magazines and conference proceedings (71 international); 15 books; 46 book chapters; 20 patents (3 international). He had been principle investigator of 38 research projects (6 international).

At present he is a member of Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences (EMAAS) and President of Bulgarian Association for Pattern Recognition (member of Intern. Association for Pattern Recognition). Editorial board member of: Intern. Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems; Intern. Journal Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience; KES Focus Group on Intelligent Decision Technologies; Egyptian Computer Science Journal; Intern. Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics and e-Health, and Intern. Journal Intelligent Decision Technologies. He has been a plenary speaker at: WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing 2009, Istanbul; WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation, University of Cambridge 2010, UK; WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing, Computational Geometry and Artificial Vision 2012, Istanbul, Turkey; Intern. Workshop on Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics and e-Health 2013, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Workshop SCCIBOV 2015, Djillali Liabès University, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algérie; Intern. Conf. on Information Technology 2015 and 2017, Al Zayatoonah University, Amman, Jordan; WSEAS European Conf. of Computer Science 2016, Rome, Italy.

Organising Chair:

Prof.Dr. Xi-Long Qu

School of Information Technology and Management

Hunan University of Finance and Economics

Number 139, the second roads of Fenglin, Yuelu district,Changsha,Hunan,China

Prof. Xilong Qu is the dean of School of Information Technology and Management, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, he is also the master degree student advisor for both Xiangtan University and Hunan Institute of Engineering. Prof. Xilong Qu received his Ph.D on Southwest Jiaotong University, he finished his post-doctor study in Post-doctoral Research Center of Computer Science and Technology, South China University of Technology. Prof. Xilong Qu is the young core teacher of Hunan and a member of“121” talents program of Hunan.Prof.Xilong Qu joined 4 projects from the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, also he led the National Natural Science Foundation of Hunan, the Research Foundation of Education Bureau of Hunan Province, China and the National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China for 3, 1 and 1 times respectively. Prof. Xilong Qu published 4 books 35 articles (5 articles are indexed by SCI and the rest are indexed by EI). Prof. Xilong Qu is also invited for chairs and keynote speakers of numerous conferences and forums in China.


Technical Program Committee Chair: 

Prof. Sudip Misra

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology

West Bengal, India

Prof. Zhengtao Yu, Dean

School of Information Engineering and Automation

Kunming University of Science and Technology 


Dr. Rashid Ali

Department of Computer Engineering

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh, India

International Advisory Committee:

Popentiu Vladicescu, Florin, City University, UK

Qu, Guangzhi, Oakland University, USA

Yadavalli, V.S.S., University of Pretoria, South Africa Apolloni

Bruno, Universit degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Chen, Shyi-Ming, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Coulibaly, Yahaya, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia

Cui, Zhihua, Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, China

Das, B.K., Government of India, India Davis, Joseph, The University of Sydney, Australia

De La Escalera Hueso, Arturo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain El Mohajir, Mohammed, Dhar Mahraz University, Morocco

Hessami, Ali, Vega Systems, UK

Hsu, Yen-Tseng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Jain, Lakhmi C., Bournemouth University, UK

Jain, Sanjay, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Khatua, Chidananda, Intel Corporation Inc., USA

Kiper, Ayse, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Kohout, Ladislav J., Florida State University, USA

Koukam, Abderrafiaa, Universit de Technologie de Belfort Montbliard, France

Langari, Reza, Texas A&M University, USA

Liu, Feng, Wuhan University, China

Ma, Maode, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Mahalik, N. P., California State University, Fresno, USA

Mahapatra, Rabi N, Texas A&M University, USA

Misra, Subhas C., IIT Kanpur, India

Mitra, Pabitra, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Phillips-Wren, Gloria, Loyola University Maryland, USA

Reddy, P. Krishna, International Institute of Information Technology, India

Serhani, M. Adel, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates

Shafazand, M. Hassan, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran

Shan, Tony C., Wachovia Bank, USA

Shukla, Anupam, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior (ABV-IIITM), India

Soto Acosta, Pedro, University of Murcia, Spain

Trappl, Robert, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI), Austria

Tzafestas, Spyros, National Technical University, Greece

Yeap, Wai-Kiang, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Zhang, Yudong, Nanjing Normal University, China

Zorat, Alessandro, University of Trento, Italy

Technical Program Committee:

Dr. Brian SIU, City University of Hong Kong

Prof.Dr. Xilong Qu, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, China

Prof.Dr. Tongliang Fan, China Maritime Police Academy, China

Prof. Junjie Lv, University of Wuhan Polytechnic, China

Prof.Dr. Roman Szewczyk,Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements PIAP,Poland

Prof.Dr. Hao Wang, State Key Laboratory of Rolling and Automation, Northeastern University, China

Prof.Dr. Imran Memon, Zhejiang University, China

Prof.Dr. Guodong Wang , South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, USA

Prof.Dr. Vladicescu Popentiu, Florin, City University, UK

Prof.Dr. Guangzhi Qu, Oakland University, USA

Prof.Dr. V.S.S. Yadavalli, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Prof.Dr. Bruno Apolloni, Università degli Studi di Milano, ItalyProf.Dr. Harry Bouwman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Prof.Dr. Yahaya Coulibaly, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof.Dr. Ing Kong, RMIT University, Australia

Prof.Dr. Gerald Midgley, Centre for Systems Studies, Business School, University of Hull, UK

Prof.Dr. Khubaib Ahmed, Hamdard University, Pakistan

Prof.Dr. Moustafa Mohammed Eissa, Faculty of Engineering-Helwan University, Egypt

Dr. Liang Zong, Shaoyang University, China

Dr. Xilang Tang, Airforce Engineering University, China


Dr. Alexandros Fragkiadakis, Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), GreeceDr. Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain

Dr. Mohamed Atef, Assiut University, Egypt

Dr. Weilin Wang , University of Georgia, USA

Dr. Bensafi Abd-Ei-Hamid, World Islamic Sciences and Education University, Jordan

Dr. Yudi Gondokaryono, Institute of Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Dr. Hadi Arabshahi, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Dr. Qian Lv , Western Digital, USA

Dr. Alojz Poredo, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr. Mohamed F. El-Santawy, Cairo University, Egypt

Dr. Tongpin Liu, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Dr. Seema Verma, Banasthali University, India 

Prof. Loc Nguyen, Director of International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI), Vietnam

Prof. Cheng-Yuan Tang, Huafan University, Taiwan

Prof.  Jun Tao, Jianghan University, China

Dr. Wei Wei, Xi’an University. of Tech, China

Dr. Hyunsung Kim, Kyungil University, Korea

Dr. Faisal Syafar, UNM Parangtambung, Indonesia

Dr., Nikolaos Pellas, University of the Aegean, Greek

Dr., Alexey Nekrasov, Southern Federal University, Russia

Dr., Wen-Cheng Lai, National Penghu University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Dr., Jian-wei Liu, China University of Petroleum, China

Dr., ARUN AGARWAL, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Deeemed to be University, India

Dr., Biju T. Sayed Mohammed, Dhofar University, Indian

Prof., Wuyi Yue, Konan University, Japan

Dr., Juan M. Carrillo, Universidad de Murcia, Spain

Dr., Ioan-Lucian Popa, University Alba Iulia, Romania

Dr., Xu Zezhong, Changzhou Institute of Technology, China

Dr., Ray-Hwa Wong, Hwa-Hsia University of  Technology, Taiwan

Dr., Saman Shojae Chaeikar, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Dr., HAMIDA Souraya, Université Batna 2, Algérie, Algeria

Dr., Teodor Lucian Grigorie, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Romania

Dr., Ong Pauline, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia.

Dr., Tsun Ku, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan

Dr., Jahangir Dadkhah Chimeh, Iran Telecommunication Research Center, Iran

Dr., Soumyadip Bandyopadhyay, System Analysis and Modeling Group Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany

Dr., Jian-wei Liu, University of Petroleum, China

Dr., Dariusz Jacek Jakóbczak, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

Dr., Jun Guo, East China Normal University, China

Dr., A.D.N.SARMA, Centre for Good Governance, Indian

Dr., Ing. Kuan Chee, University of Nottingham Ningbo China , China

Dr., Xu Wang, Heriot Watt University, UK

Dr., Zahéra Mekkioui, University Abou Bekr Belkaid of Tlemcen, Algeria

Dr., Wolfgang A. Halang, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, D-58084 Hagen, Germany

Prof., X. SUSAN CHRISTINA, MIET Engineering College, Indian

Dr., Gordon Huang, University of Regina, Regina, Canada

Dr., Xi Vincent Wang,KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Dr., MEHMET NURİ AKINCI, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Ayazağa Kampüsü

Dr., Fateh Mebarek-Oudina, Skikda University, Algeria

Dr., Zahéra Mekkioui, University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Dr., Elias Shokati Asl, University of Tabriz, Iran

Dr., Carlos Calderón Córdova, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, República del Ecuador

Dr., Grigoras Gheorghe, Technical University of Iasi, Romania

Dr., Kei Eguchi,  Fukuoka Institute of Technology,  Japan

Dr., Roberto Nardone, Regional Consortium of Universities and Research Centers in Campania Region, Itliy

Dr.,Tan Yi Fei, Multimedia University, Selangor

Dr., Shahbaz Pervez, Yanbu University College, Saudi Arabia

Dr., Chii-Wai CHOW, Chinese University of HongKong, China

Dr., Zhao-Hui Li, Dalian Maritime Unisversity, China

Dr., P.M.Meshram, Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (Y.C.C.E), India

Prof., Qiao GUO, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Prof.,  Cheng-Yuan Tang, Huafan University, Taiwan

Dr., Nurul Hidayah Binti Ab Rahman, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr.,P. BALASUBRAMANIAN, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr., xiangshuai Tao, the PLA University of science anf technology, China

Dr., chen Han, Army engineering university of PLA, China

Dr., Ing. Jan Kubíček, Technical University of Ostrava       ,Ostrava

Dr., Krzysztof Dyczkowski, University of Adam Mickiewicz, Poland

Dr., Vasilios Zarikas, University of Applied Sciences, Greek

Dr., GIUSEPPE D'ANIELLO, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy

Dr., Asaad Y. Shamseldin, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr., Muhammad Hafidz Fazli Bin Md Fauadi, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia

Prof., Anabela Moreira Bernardino ,Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portuguesa

Prof.,BASEL ALI MAHAFZAH,University of Jordan,Jordan

Dr.,Ashkan Yousefpour, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

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