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Francesco Marcelloni
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, University of Pisa

Brief Bio
FRANCESCO MARCELLONI is full professor of Data Mining and Machine Learning at the University of Pisa. His main research interests include explainable artificial intelligence, federated learning, data mining for big data and streaming data, sentiment analysis and opinion mining, genetic fuzzy systems, and fuzzy clustering algorithms. He has co-edited three volumes, four journal special issues, and is (co-)author of a book and of more than 250 papers in international journals, books and conference proceedings. Recently, he has received the 2021 IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper award and the 2022 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine Outstanding Paper award. He serves as associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (IEEE), Information Sciences (Elsevier), Soft Computing (Springer), and is on the editorial board of a number of other international journals. He has coordinated various research projects funded by both public and private entities. He has also coordinated two Erasmus+ KA2 projects. ... More >>

Kurosh Madani
LISSI Lab. / Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Sénart, University of Paris-EST Créteil (UPEC)

Brief Bio
Kurosh Madani is graduated in fundamental physics in June 1985 from PARIS 7 – Jussieu University. He received his MSc. in Microelectronics and chip architecture from University PARIS 11 (PARIS-SUD), Orsay, France, in September 1986. Received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from University PARIS 11 (PARIS-SUD), Orsay, France, in February 1990. In 1995, he received the DHDR Doctor Hab. degree (senior research doctorate degree) from University PARIS 12 – Val de Marne. He works as Chair Professor in Electrical Engineering of Senart-FB Institute of Technology of University PARIS-EST Creteil (UPEC), France. From 1992 to 2000 he has been creator and head of DRN (Neural Networks Division) research group. From 2001 to 2004 he has been head of Intelligence in Instrumentation and Systems Laboratory (I2S / JE 2353) of UPEC. Co-creator of Images, Signals and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (LISSI / EA 3956) of UPEC in 2005, head of Intelligent Machines & Systems” research team of LISSI, he is also Vice-director of this laboratory. He has worked on both digital and analog implementation of massively parallel processors arrays for image processing, electro-optical random number generation, and both analog and digital Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) implementation. His current research interests include: - Complex structures and behaviors modeling, - self-organizing, modular and hybrid neural based information processing systems and their real-world and industrial applications, - humanoid and collective robotics - intelligent fault detection and diagnosis systems. ... More >>

Niki van Stein
Natural Computing, Leiden University

Brief Bio
Niki van Stein is a researcher in the Natural Computing Group of LIACS and manager of the applied data science lab. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Leiden University in 2018. Niki's research interests are in explainable AI for optimization and machine learning, global (Bayesian) optimization and neural architecture search.Niki van Stein is a researcher in the Natural Computing Group of LIACS and manager of the applied data science lab. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Leiden University in 2018. Niki's research interests are in explainable AI for optimization and machine learning, global (Bayesian) optimization and neural architecture search.


Mohammad Saniee Abadeh, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Andrew Adamatzky, Computer Science, University of the West of England, United Kingdom
Michael Affenzeller, Independent Researcher, Austria
Jaumin Ajdari, Independent Researcher, North Macedonia
Emel Aktas, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Haneen Algethami, Computer science, Taif University, Saudi Arabia
Cesar Analide, Department of Informatics, University of Minho, Portugal
Javier Andreu-Perez, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Andrea Apicella, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Joel Arrais, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Reza Askari Moghadam, Faculte des Sciences et Ingenierie, Sorbonne University, France
Hamed Ayoobi, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Mirjana P. Bach, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Bernhard Bauer, Institute of Computer Science, University of Augsburg, Germany
Elena Bautu, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania
Shahina Begum, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Cyrille Bertelle, LITIS, Université du Havre, France
Floris Bex, Utrecht University / University of Tilburg, Netherlands
Stefano Bistarelli, University of Perugia, Italy
Szymon Bobek, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Ulrich Bodenhofer, Institute of Bioinformatics, School of Informatics, Communications and Media, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria
Anna S. Bosman, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Bojan Božić, Technological University Dublin, Ireland
Susana Brás, Electrónica, Telecomunicações e Informática, IEETA, DETI, LASI, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Anne Magaly de Paula Canuto, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Juan Luis Castro, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Danilo Cavaliere, University of Salerno, Italy
Salem Chakhar, Operations & Systems Management, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Mario G.C.A. Cimino, University of Pisa, Italy
Antón Civit, University of Seville, Spain
Kendra Cooper, Independent Researcher, Canada
Juan M. Corchado, Department of Science Computer and Automation, University of Salamanca, Spain
Joana Costa, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
António Cunha, Engineering, UTAD - Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Fisnik Dalipi, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Enrico De Santis, Dept. of Information Engineering, Electronics, and Telecommunications, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Scott Dick, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada
Inês Domingues, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Coimbra Institute of Engineering, Rua Pedro Nunes - Quinta da Nora, 3030-199 Coimbra, Portugal., Portugal
Pietro Ducange, University of Pisa, Italy
Anikó Ekárt, Aston University, United Kingdom
Márcia A. Fernandes, Computing Department, Federal University of Uberlandia - UFU, Brazil
Jose M Ferrandez, Technical University Cartagena, Spain
Gianna Figà-Talamanca, Department of Economics, University of Perugia, Italy
Duarte Folgado, Fraunhofer AICOS, Portugal
Esteban García-Cuesta, Dep. Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Tom Gedeon, Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University, Australia
Gizem Gezici, KDD Lab, Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, Italy
Romain Giot, Université de Bordeaux, France
Tilottama Gowasmi, Department of Information Technology, Vasavi College of Engineering, India
Riccardo Guidotti, University of Pisa, Italy
Maki Habib, Mechanical Eng. Dept., , The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Giovanni Iacca, University of Trento, Italy
Florije Ismaili, Independent Researcher, North Macedonia
Marina Ivasic-Kos, Faculty of Informatics and Digital Technology, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Choi Jaesik, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Korea, Republic of
Mohammad A. Jaradat, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Richard Jiang, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Colin Johnson, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Jose M. Juarez, MedAI Lab, University of Murcia, Spain
Abhishek Kaushik, Independent Researcher, Ireland
Peter Kieseberg, St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Constantine Kotropoulos, Department of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
Christophe Labreuche, Thales Research and Technology, Thales Research and Technology, France
Florin Leon, Computer Science And Engineering, Technical University Gheorghe Asachi of Iasi, Romania
Rory A. Lewis, Computer Science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States
Hichem Maaref, Laboratoire Ibisc, Universite d'EVRY-IUT, France
Luis Magdalena, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Luca Marconi, University of Milano - Bicocca, Italy
Stefano Mariani, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Hall Mark, Airbus, United Kingdom
Tshilidzi Marwala, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Mohd Yusoff Mashor, University of Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
Manuel Mazzara, Innopolis University, Russian Federation
Eunika Mercier-Laurent, Magellan Research Center, University Lyon3, France
Enza Messina, Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
José M. Molina, Computer Science, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Anna Monreale, Università di Pisa, Italy
Pranab K. Muhuri, Computer Science, South Asian University, India
Babak Nasersharif, Khaje Nasir Toosi University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
João Neves, Universidade da Beira Interior., Portugal
Hossein Nezamabadi-pour, , Iran, Islamic Republic of
Adam Niewiadomski, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Yusuke Nojima, Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan
Hélder Oliveira, University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal
Chun Ouyang, Queensland University Of Technology, Australia
Elpiniki Papageorgiou, University of Thessaly, Greece
Giovanni Paragliola, Institute for high performance computing and networking of the National Research Council, Italy
Mario Pavone, v.le A. Doria 6, University of Catania, Italy
Alejandro Pazos Sierra, University of A Coruna, Spain
Alan Perotti, CENTAI Institute, Italy
Eduardo Pestana de Aguiar, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Andrew Ponomarev, SPC RAS, Russian Federation
Roberto Prevete, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Wael Rashwan, School of Business Technology, Technological University Dublin, Ireland
Friedrich Recknagel, The University of Adelaide, School of Biological Sciences, Australia
Alessandro Renda, University of Pisa, Italy
Olympia Roeva, Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modelling, Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Julio Rojas-Mora, UMR ESPACE 6012 CNRS, University of Avignon, France
Joao G. Rosa, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Massimo Ruffolo, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Rosalina Abdul Salam, Islamic Science University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Daniel Sánchez, Department Of Computer Science And A.i., University of Granada, Spain
Christos N. Schizas, National eHealth Authority of Cyprus, Cyprus
José Silvestre Silva, Military Academy, Portugal
Catarina Silva, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, CISUC, Portugal
Timo Speith, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Tanel Tammet, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Aruna Tiwari, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, India
Leonardo Trujillo, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Instituto Tecnolgico de Tijuana, Mexico
Matias Valdenegro-Toro, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Leonilde R. Varela, University of Minho, University of Minho, Portugal
Jasmin Velagic, Automatic Control And Electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gianni Vercelli, DIBRIS, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Srdjan Vesic, CNRS, France
Maria Virvou, Department Of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Greece
Autilia Vitiello, Department of Computer Science, University of Salerno, Italy
Constantin Volosencu, Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania
Weiwei Yu, School of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Marina Yusoff, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Ezzeddine Zagrouba, Higher Institute of Computer Science (ISI), Tunisia

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