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Modesto Castrillon-Santana
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Brief Bio
Modesto Castrillon-Santana received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University (ULPGC), in 1992 and 2003, respectively. He is currently a Full Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Systems, ULPGC. His main research activities focus particularly on the automatic facial analysis, covering also different topics related to image processing, perceptual interaction, human-machine interaction, biometrics, and computer graphics. He is a member of the AEPIA and AERFAIIAPR, having coauthored over one hundred fifty articles, including peer-reviewed international journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He has acted as an external expert for the Chilean, Italian and Qatar Research Agencies and the Spanish Acceditation Agency. He serves to the community in different conference programme and technical committees. He is currently an Associate Editor of Pattern Recognition Letters and past board member of the IEEE Biometrics Newsletter. ... More >>

Maria De Marsico
Sapienza Università di Roma

Brief Bio
Maria De Marsico is Full Professor at Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Computer Science. She graduated in Computer Science at University of Salerno. Her research interests concern the study of biometric systems (face, iris, gait, multi-biometric systems), pattern recognition, image processing, and human-machine interaction, in particular, issues of accessibility, emotion recognition, and biometric interaction. She is Editor in Chief for Special Issues of Pattern Recognition Letters, Associate Editor of Pattern Recognition, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science, and has been guest editor of several Special Issues of high-ranked journals. Maria has been member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE Biometrics Compendium and Editor in Chief of IEEE Biometrics Council Newsletter. She has been co-editor with Michele Nappi (University of Salerno) and Massimo Tistarelli (University of Sassari) of the book "Face recognition in adverse conditions" published by IGI Global, and with Michele Nappi (University of Salerno) Hugo Proença (University of Beira Interior) of the book “Human Recognition in Outdoor Unconstrained Environments - Using Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Methods for Biometrics” edited by Elsevier – Academic Press. She is Program co-Chair of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - ICPRAM since 2013. Maria is Member of IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), CVPL ( former GIRPR - Italian Group of Researchers in Pattern Recognition), and EAB (European Association for Biometrics). ... More >>


Rahib H. Abiyev, Computer Engineering, Near East University, Turkey
Gady Agam, Department of Computer Science Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Mayer Aladjem, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Adel M. Alimi, REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines (REGIM Lab), University of Sfax, National Engineering School of Sfax (ENIS), Tunisia
Dhiya Al-Jumeily Obe, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Sakshi Arora, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, India
Vijayan K. Asari, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Dayton, United States
Pasquale Avino, DiAAA, University of Molise, Italy
George Azzopardi, University of Groningen, Netherlands and University of Malta, Malta
Lahoucine Ballihi, Computer Science Department, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
Silvio Barra, University of Naples, Federico II, DIETI, Italy
Luca Bergamasco, Remote Sensing for Digital Earth, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Stefano Berretti, Information Engineering, University of Florence, Italy
Tapas Bhadra, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Monica Bianchini, Department of Information Engineering and Mathematics, University of Siena, Italy
Andrea Bottino, Dipartimento Di Automatica E Informatica, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy
Paula Brito, Faculdade de Economia & LIAAD-INESC TEC, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Lorenzo Bruzzone, Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, Italy
Syed Saqib Bukhari, AI Lab Saarbrücken, ZF Group, Germany
Marco Calderisi, Kode srl, Italy
Javier Calpe, Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica (DIE), Universitat de València, Spain
Francesco Camastra, Department of Science and Technology, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Lin-Ching Chang, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America, United States
Amitava Chatterjee, Electrical Engg. Deptt, Jadavpur University, India
Krzysztof Cios, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Abdelghani Dahou, University of Ahmed DRAIA, Algeria
Nibaran Das, Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, India
Leandro N. de Castro, U. A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States
José Joaquim de Moura Ramos, VARPA group, Department of Computing, University of A Coruña, Spain
Jean-Louis Dillenseger, LTSI, Université de Rennes, France
Mihaela Dinsoreanu, Computer Science, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Mounin El Yacoubi, EPH, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France
Carlos Fernandez-Llatas, ITACA -TSB Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Eduardo Fidalgo, Department of Electrical Engineering, Systems and Automatics, University of Leon, Spain
Giorgio Fumera, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari, Italy
Maurizio Gabbrielli, DISI, University of Bologna, Italy
Aryya Gangopadhyay, Information Systems, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Nuno Garcia, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Markus Goldstein, Ulm University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Petra Gomez-Krämer, L3i, La Rochelle University, France
Fikret Gurgen, Computer Eng. Dept., Bogazici University, Turkey
Michal Haindl, Pattern Recognition, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic
Mohamed Hammami, Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Jean Hennebert, Computer Science, HES-SO // Fribourg and University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Kouichi Hirata, Department of Artificial Intelligence, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Sean Holden, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Manfred Huber, University of Texas at Arlington, United States
Hafiz Imtiaz, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh
Rafiqul Islam, School of Computing, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Kh Tohidul Islam, University of Melbourne, Australia
Marina Ivasic-Kos, Faculty of Informatics and Digital Technology, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Yuji Iwahori, Dept. of Computer Science, Chubu University, Japan
Brian Kenji Iwana, Kyushu University, Japan
Sarangapani Jagannathan, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
Mohammad R. Jahanshahi, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Courtesy), Purdue University, United States
Arti Jain, Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India
Moongu Jeon, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Xiaoyi Jiang, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Münster, Germany
Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, University Of Houston, United States
Pavan Kumar Kankar, Indian Institute Technology Indore, India
Roger King, Mississippi State University, United States
Marcin Korzen, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
Sotiris Kotsiantis, Department Of Mathematics, Educational Software Development Laboratory, University of Patras, Greece
Marek Kretowski, Faculty of Computer Science, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Adam Krzyzak, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Canada
Piotr Kulczycki, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Munish Kumar, Independent Researcher, India
Andrew Kusiak, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, United States
Alexandre Levada, Computer Science, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil
Qingzhong Liu, Sam Houston State University, United States
Shuhua Liu, Computer Science Department, Northeast Normal University, China
Javier Lorenzo-Navarro, Instituto Universitario SIANI, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Spain
Abdelhak Mahmoudi, LIMIARF, Mohammed 5 University, Morocco
Ricardo Marques, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Sally McClean, School Of Computing And Information Engineering, Faculty Of Computing & Engineering, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Qinggang Meng, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Alessio Micheli, Computer Science, University of Pisa, Italy
Eulanda D. Miranda dos Santos, Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil
Delia A. Mitrea, Computer Science, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Mario Molinara, Universita Di Cassino E Del Lazio Meridionale, Italy
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Jakub Nalepa, Institute of Informatics, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Nguyen Ha Nam, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Mita Nasipuri, Computer Science & Engineering, Jadavpur University, India
António R. Neves, Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Uyen Trang Nguyen, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Canada
Mikael Nilsson, Mathematics, Lund University, Sweden
Mark Nixon, Electronics And Computer Science, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Simon O'Keefe, Department of Computer Science, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK, University of York, United Kingdom
Kalman Palagyi, Department of Image Processing and Computer Graphics, University of Szeged, Hungary
Giovanni Paragliola, Institute for high performance computing and networking of the National Research Council, Italy
Anil Singh Parihar, Delhi Technological University, India
Mikhail Petrovskiy, Computer Science, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Frederick H. Phoa, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica (Taiwan ROC), Taiwan, Republic of China
Vincenzo Piuri, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Kemal Polat, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey
Krothapalli Sreenivasa Rao, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Hatem A. Rashwan, Computer and Mathematical Engineering, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
Ajita Rattani, University of Missouri- Kansas city, United States
Karl Ricanek, Computer Science, Univ of North Carolina Wilmington, United States
Daniel Riccio, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e Tecnologie dell'Informazione, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Massimo Ruffolo, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Indrajit Saha, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training & Research,FC Block, Sector 3, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700106, India., National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training & Research, India
Luciano Sanchez, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Antonio-José Sánchez-Salmerón, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Automatica, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Carlo Sansone, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e delle Tecnologie dell'Informazione, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Michele Scarpiniti, Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications - DIET, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Gerald Schaefer, Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
B. H. Shekar, Department of Computer Science, Mangalore University, India
Cristina Soguero-Ruiz, Independent Researcher, Spain
Evaggelos Spyrou, Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Thessaly, Greece
Mu-Chun Su, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Seba Susan, IT, Delhi Technological University, India
Eulalia Szmidt, Systems Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Kasim Terzic, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Monique Thonnat, Sophia Antipolis, INRIA, France
I-Hsien Ting, Department of Information Management, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Kar-Ann Toh, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Predrag Tosic, School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Washington State University, United States
Edmondo Trentin, Dipartimento Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy
Pei-Wei Tsai, Computing Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Carlos Valle, Playa Ancha University of Educational Sciences, Chile
Yolanda Vidal, Mathematics, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Asmir Vodencarevic, Data and Statistical Science, Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH, Germany
Yuan-Kai Wang, Electrical Engineering, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Hua-Liang Wei, Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Laurent Wendling, Computer Sciences, Paris Descartes University, France
Slawomir Wierzchon, Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Jing-Hao Xue, Statistical Science, University College London, United Kingdom
Svetlana Yanushkevich, University of Calgary, Canada
Ezzeddine Zagrouba, Higher Institute of Computer Science (ISI), Tunisia
Pavel Zemcik, Department of Computer Graphics and Multimedia, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Republic
Djemel Ziou, Computer Science, Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada

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