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KES2020 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.


KES2020 IPC Members

Name Affiliation
Prof. Akinori Abe Chiba University, Japan 
Dr. Jair Minoro Abe Paulista University & University of Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Prof. Yoshinori Adachi Chubu University, Japan 
Dr. Nadeem Ahmad The University of Sialkot, Pakistan 
Prof. Lenuta Alboaie Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania 
Prof. Ferda Alpaslan Middle East Technical University, Turkey 
Prof. Flora Amato University of Naples Federico II, Italy 
Prof. Alonso-Betanzos Amparo University of A Coruna, Spain 
Prof. Masayoshi Aritsugi Kumamoto University, Japan 
Prof. Piotr Artiemjew University Warmia and Mazury, Poland 
Prof. Ahmad Taher Azar Prince Sultan University, Kingdom Saudi Arabia 
Prof. Valentina Balas Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania 
Prof. Zbigniew Banaszak Koszalin Technical University, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Alina Barbulescu University of Civil Engineering Bucharest, Romania 
Prof. Monica Bianchini University of Siena, Italy 
Dr. Gloria Bordogna National Research Council, Italy 
Dr. Janos Botzheim Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary 
Dr. Zaki Brahmi Sousse University, Tunisia 
Prof. Dumitru Dan Burdescu University of Craiova, Romania 
Prof. Alfonso Mateos Caballero Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain 
Dr. Maria Caliusco CIDISI-UTN'FRSF, Argentina 
Assoc. Prof. Frantisek Capkovic Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia 
Prof. Andre Ponce de Leon F. de Carvalho Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Prof. Giovanna Castellano University of Bari, Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Gloria Cerasela Crisan Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania 
Dr. Nathalie Chaignaud INSA Rouen Normandie, France 
Assist. Prof. Jyotir Moy Chatterjee Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Nepal 
Prof. Abdellah Chehri University of Quebec- UQAC, Canada 
Prof. Mu-Chen Chen National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 
Prof. Mu-Song Chen Da-Yeh University, Taiwan 
Prof. Stelvio Cimato University of Milan, Italy 
Prof. Mario G.C.A. Cimino University of Pisa, Italy 
Ms Alina Maria Ciobanu University of Bucharest, Romania 
Dr. Angela Consoli DST Group, Australia 
Dr. Paulo Cortez University of Minho, Portugal 
Dr. Paolo Crippa Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy 
Prof. Alfredo Cuzzocrea University of Calabria, Italy 
Prof. Liya Ding Meiji University, Japan 
Dr. Olfa Belkahla Driss Université de la Manouba, Tunisia 
Prof. Anna Esposito Università della Campania “Luigi Venvitelli”, Italy 
Prof Margarita Favorskaya Siberian State Aerospace University, Russian Federation 
Prof. Paul Fortier University Laval, Canada 
Dr. Wojciech Froelich University of Silesia, Poland 
Dr. Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad Coventry University, UK 
Prof. Faiez Gargouri University of Sfax, Tunisia 
Dr. Natacha Gueorguieva CUNY, USA 
Prof. Foteini Grivokostopoulou University of Patras, Greece 
Dr. Petr Hajek University of Pardubice, Czech Republic 
Prof Anne Hakansson UiT Norges arktiske universitet, Norway 
Dr. Katarzyna Harezlak Silesian University of Technology, Poland 
Prof. Ralf-Christian Harting University of Aalen, Germany 
Prof. Ronald Hartung The Design Knowledge Company, USA 
Prof. Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Atsuo Hazeyama Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan 
Prof. Francisco Herrera University of Granada, Spain 
Dr. Yulia A Hicks Cardiff University, UK 
Dr. Dawn.E.Holmes University of California, USA 
Prof. Katsuhiro Honda Osaka Prefecture University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Daocheng Hong East China Normal University, China 
Prof. Tzung-Pei Hong National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan 
Prof. Wei-Chiang Hong Jiangsu Normal University, China 
Prof. Ryutaro Ichise National institute of Informatics, Japan 
Assoc. Prof.Adrian Iftene Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania 
Prof. Anca Ignat University Alexandru Ioan Cuza of Iasi, Romania 
Dr. Shraddha Ingale Pune University, India 
Prof. Nobuhiro Inuzuka Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Radu Tudor Ionescu University of Bucharest, Romania 
Prof. Yoshiteru Ishida Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Mirjana Ivanovic University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
Prof. Yuji Iwahori Chubu University, Japan 
Prof. Girish Jha Jawaharlal Nehru University, India 
Prof. Jaroslaw Jankowski West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland 
Prof. Piotr Jedrzejowicz Gdynia Maritime University, Poland 
Prof. Gwanggil Jeon Incheon National University, Korea 
Prof. Dragan Jevtic University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Prof. Vladimir Jotsov State University for Library Studies and Information Technologies, Bulgaria 
Prof. Haruhiko Kaiya Kanagawa University, Japan 
Prof. Hideyuki Kanematsu National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Hiroko Kanoh Yamagata University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Da-Yu Kao Central Police University, Taiwan 
Prof. Nikos Karacapilidis University of Patras, Greece 
Dr. Pawel Kasprowski Silesian University of Technology, Poland 
Prof. Yasuhiro Katagiri Future University, Japan 
Prof. Radoslaw Piotr Katarzyniak Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Prof. Arkadiusz Kawa Poznan University of Economics, Poland 
Dr. Cheonshik Kim Sejong University, South Korea 
Prof. Frank Klawonn Ostfalia University, Germany 
Prof. Tomoko Kojiri Kansai University, Japan 
Prof. Boris Kovalerchuk Central Washington University, USA 
Prof. Laszlo Koczy Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary 
Prof. Konrad Kulakowski 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 
Assoc. Prof. Yu-Chen Lin Feng Chia University, Taiwan 
Prof. Chengjun Liu New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA 
Dr. Edwin Lughofer Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria 
Prof. Ivan Luković University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
Dr. Christos Makris University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Ziemowit Malecha Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Prof. Federica Mandreoli University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy 
Prof. Eleni Mangina University College Dublin, Ireland 
Prof. Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland 
Dr. Riccardo Martoglia University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy 
Dr. Yoshimasa Masuda Carnegie Mellon University, USA 
Prof. Manuel Mazzara Innopolis university, Russia 
Dr. Lin Meng Ritsumeikan University, Japan 
Dr. Francesco Mercaldo National Research Council of Italy, Italy 
Assoc. Prof. Cristian Mihaescu University of Craiova, Romania 
Prof. Lyudmila Mihaylova University of Sheffield, UK 
Prof. Victor Mitrana Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain 
Dr. Hiroyuki Mitsuhara Tokushima University, Japan 
Assist. Prof. Hirokazu Miura Wakayama University, Japan 
Prof. Panchanan Mohanty Central University of Hyderabad, India 
Prof. Stefania Montani University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy 
Dr. Esmiralda Moradian Stockholm University, Sweden 
Assoc. Prof. Beulah Moses SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia 
Prof. Mikhail Moshkov King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia 
Prof. Josiane Mothe University of Toulouse, France 
Prof. Michal Munk Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia 
Prof Shin'ya Nagasawa Waseda University, Japan 
Assist. Prof. Katsuko T. Nakahira Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan 
Prof. Grzegorz Nalepa AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Prof. Kesra Nermend University of Szczecin, Poland 
Prof. Ioannis K. Nikolos University of Crete, Greece 
Dr. Piotr Nikonczuk West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland 
Prof. Kazunori Nishino Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan 
Dr. Houssem Eddine Nouri Université de la Manouba, Tunisia 
Prof. Vilem Novak University of Ostrava, Czech Republic 
Prof. Nobuyuki Ogawa National Institute of Technology, Gifu College, Japan 
Prof. Yukio Ohsawa University of Tokyo, Japan 
Prof. Takeshi Okamoto Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan 
Dr. Osvaldo Luiz Oliveira UNIFACCAMP, Brazil 
Assist. Prof. Wieslaw Paja University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Krzysztof Pancerz University of Rzeszow, Poland 
Prof. Marcin Paprzycki Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland 
Prof. Isidoros Perikos University of Patras, Greece 
Prof. Petra Perner Institute of Computer Vision and applied Computer Sciences, Germany 
Prof. Georg Peters Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany 
Dr. Francesco Piccialli Federico II University of Naples, Italy 
Prof. Anitha S Pillai Hindustan University, India 
Prof. Lech T. Polkowski University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland 
Prof. Oliver Popov Stockholm university, Sweden 
Prof. Jim Prentzas Democritus University of Thrace, Greece 
Dr. Seema Purohit UDCS, India 
Prof. Elisabeth Rakus-Andersson Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden 
Assoc. Prof. Dzati Athiar Ramli Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia 
Dr. Abolfazl Razi Northern Arizona University, USA 
Prof. Ana Respício University of Lisbon, Portugal 
Dr. Marina Resta University of Genova, Italy 
Dr. Gerasimos Rigatos SMIEEE, MIET, Greece 
Dr. Jose Hiroki Saito UFSCar/FACCAMP, Brazil 
Dr. Wojciech Salabun West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland 
Dr. Cesar Sanin University of Newcastle, Australia 
Prof. Mika Sato-Ilic University of Tsukuba, Japan 
Dr. Milos Savic University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
Prof. Rainer Schmidt Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany 
Prof. Ralf Seepold HTWG Konstanz, Germany 
Dr. Hirosato Seki Osaka University, Japan 
Dr. Milan Simic RMIT University, Australia 
Prof. Velina Slavova New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria 
Prof. Janusz Sobecki Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland 
Assoc. Prof. Masato Soga Wakayama University, Japan 
Prof. Michael Soltys California State University at Channel Islands, USA 
Prof. Roman Sperka Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic 
Dr. Maria Spichkova RMIT University, Australia 
Assoc. Prof. Margarita Stankova New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria 
Assoc. Prof. Catalin Stoean University of Craiova, Romania 
Assoc.Prof. Ruxandra Stoean University of Craiova, Romania 
Prof. Toshiharu Sugawara Waseda University, Japan 
Prof. Nobuo Suzuki Kindai University, Japan 
Dr. Friedhelm Schwenker Ulm University, Germany 
Prof. Edward Szczerbicki University of Newcastle, Australia 
Dr. Piotr Szczuko Gdansk University of Technology, Poland 
Prof. Eulalia Szmidt Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland 
Prof. Masakazu Takahashi University of Yamaguchi, Japan 
Prof. Hironori Takeuchi Musashi University, Japan 
Dr.. Shing Chiang Tan Multimedia University, Malaysia 
Dr. Mieko Tanaka-Yamawaki Meiji University, Japan 
Prof. Takao Terano Chiba University of Commerce, Japan 
Dr. Dilhan J. Thilakarathne VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Prof. Masahiro Tokumitsu National Institute of Technology, Yonago College, Japan 
Prof. Ljiljana Trajkovic Simon Fraser University, Canada 
Prof. Edmondo Trentin University of Siena, Italy 
Assist. Prof. Fuching Tsai Central Police University, Taiwan 
Prof. Kazuhiko Tsuda University of Tsukuba, Japan 
Dr. Jeffrey W. Tweedale University of South Australia, Australia 
Dr. Andrey A. Tyugashev Samara State Transport University, Russia 
Dr. Angelina Tzacheva University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA 
Prof. Eiji Uchino Yamaguchi University, Japan 
Prof. Hiroshi Ueda Hosei University, Japan 
Prof. Taketoshi Ushiama Kyushu University, Japan 
Prof. Jordi Vallverdu Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain 
Prof. Junzo Watada Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia 
Prof. Toyohide Watanabe Nagoya University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Yuji Watanabe Nagoya City University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Jaroslaw Watrobski University of Szczecin, Poland 
Prof. Andre Wlodarczyk Sorbonne University, France 
Assoc. Prof. Marcin Wozniak Silesian University of Technology, Poland 
Prof. Yoshiyuki Yabuuchi Shimonoseki City University, Japan 
Prof. Kuniaki Yajima National Institute of Technology, Sendai College, Japan 
Prof. Takahira Yamaguchi Keio University, Japan 
Prof. Shuichiro Yamamoto Nagoya University, Japan 
Assoc. Prof. Ryosuke Yamanishi Ritsumeikan University, Japan 
Prof. James C.N. Yang National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan 
Prof. Takaya Yuizono Advanced Institute Science and Technology, Japan 
Dr. Beata Zielosko University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland 
Prof. Ewa Ziemba University of Economics in Katowice, Poland 
Prof. Alfred Zimmermann Reutlingen University, Germany 
Prof. Sergey Zykov National Research University, Russia 
KES-2020

24th Annual
KES Conference
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