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Program Committee

Area chairs

Hendrik Blockeel KU Leuven, Belgium
Henrik Bostrom University of Stockholm, Sweden
Ian Davidson University of California, CA, USA
Janez Demsar University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Luc De Raedt KU Leuven, Belgium
Alan Fern Oregon State University, OR, USA
Peter Flach University of Bristol, UK
Johannes Fürnkranz TU Darmstadt, Germany
Thomas Gaertner Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
Joao Gama University of Porto, Portugal
Aristides Gionis Aalto University, Finland
Bart Goethals University of Antwerp, Belgium
Andreas Hotho University of Kassel, Germany
Manfred Jaeger Aalborg University, Denmark
Thorsten Joachims Cornell University, NY, USA
Kristian Kersting Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
Stefan Kramer University of Mainz, Germany
Donato Malerba University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Stan Matwin Dalhousie University, Canada
Pauli Miettinen Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Germany
Dunja Mladenic Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Marie-Francine Moens KU Leuven, Belgium
Bernhard Pfahringer University of Waikato, New Zealand
Thomas Seidl RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Arno Siebes University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Myra Spiliopoulou Magdeburg University, Germany
Jean-Philippe Vert Mines ParisTech, France
Jilles Vreeken Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University, Germany
Marco Wiering University of Groningen, Netherlands
Stefan Wrobel Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany

Program Committee

Foto Afrati National Technical Universtity of Athens, Greece
Leman Akoglu Stonybrook, NY, USA
Mehmet Sabih Aksoy King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mohammad Al Hasan Indiana University, IN, USA
Omar Alonso Microsoft, CA, USA
Aijun An York University, Toronto, Canada
Aris Anagnostopoulos University of Rome, Italy
Annalisa Appice University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Marta Arias Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Hiroki Arimura Hokkaido University, Japan
Ira Assent Aarhus University, Denmark
Martin Atzmueller University of Kassel, Germany
Chloe-Agathe Azencott Mines ParisTech, France
Antonio Bahamonde University of Oviedo, Spain
James Bailey University of Melbourne, Australia
Elena Baralis Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Daniel Barbará George Mason University, VA, USA
Christian Bauckhage IAIS Fraunhofer, Germany
Roberto Bayardo Google Research, CA, USA
Aurelien Bellet University of Southern California, CA, USA
Radim Belohlavek University of Olomouc, Czech Republic
Andras Benczur Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Klaus Berberich Max Planck Institute, Germany
Bettina Berendt KU Leuven, Belgium
Michele Berlingerio IBM Ireland Research Lab, Ireland
Indrajit Bhattacharya Indian Institute of Science, India
Marenglen Biba University of New York Tirana, Albania
Albert Bifet University of Waikato, New Zealand
Enrico Blanzieri University of Trento, Italy
Konstantinos Blekas University of Ioannina, Greece
Francesco Bonchi Yahoo! Barcelona, Spain
Gianluca Bontempi Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Christian Borgelt European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain
Marco Botta University of Torino, Italy
Jean-Francois Boulicaut University of Lyon, France
Marc Boullé Orange Labs, France
Kendrick Boyd University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA
Pavel Brazdil University of Porto, Portugal
Ulf Brefeld TU Darmstadt, Germany
Björn Bringmann Deloitte & Touche GmbH, Germany
Wray Buntine NICTA, Australia
Robert Busa-Fekete University of Marburg, Germany
Rui Camacho University of Porto, Portugal
Longbing Cao University of Technology, Australia
Andre Carvalho University of São Paulo, Brazil
Francisco Casacuberta Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Michelangelo Ceci University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Loic Cerf Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tania Cerquitelli Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Sharma Chakravarthy University of Texas, Arlington, TX, USA
Keith Chan The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Duen Horng Chau Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA
Sanjay Chawla University of Technology Sydnney, Australia
Ling Chen University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Keke Chen Wright State University, OH, USA
Weiwei Cheng Amazon Development Center, Germany
Silvia Chiusano Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Vassilis Christophides University of Crete, Grece
Frans Coenen University of Liverpool, UK
Fabrizio Costa University of Freiburg, Germany
Bruno Cremilleux University of Caen, France
Tom Croonenborghs KU Leuven, Belgium
Boris Cule University of Antwerp, Belgium
Tomaz Curk University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
James Cussens York University, UK
Maria Damiani University of Milan, Italy
Jesse Davis KU Leuven, Belgium
Martine De Cock Ghent University, Belgium
Jeroen De Knijf AVG Technologies, Netherlands
Colin de la Higuera University of Nantes, France
Gerard de Melo Tsinghua University, China
Juan del Coz University of Oviedo, Spain
Krzysztof Dembczynski Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Francois Denis University of Marseille, France
Anne Denton North Dakota State University, ND, USA
Mohamed Dermouche Université de Lyon (ERIC LYON 2), France
Christian Desrosiers Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Quebec, Canada
Luigi Di Caro University of Turino, Italy
Jana Diesner University of Illinois, IL, USA
Wei Ding University of Massachusetts, MA, USA
Ying Ding Indiana University, IN, USA
Stephan Doerfel University of Kassel, Germany
Janardhan Doppa Oregon State University, OR, USA
Chris Drummond National Research Council, Canada
Devdatt Dubhashi Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Ines Dutra University of Porto, Portugal
Saso Dzeroski Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Tapio Elomaa Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Roberto Esposito University of Turino, Italy
Ines Faerber RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Hadi Fanaee Tork University of Porto, Portugal
Nicola Fanizzi University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Elaine Faria University of Uberlandia, Brazil
Fabio Fassetti University of Calabria, Italy
Hakan Ferhatosmanoglou Bilkent University, Turkey
Stefano Ferilli University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Carlos Ferreira LIAAD-INESC TEC, Portugal
Cesar Ferri Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Jordi Fonollosa University of California San Diego, CA, USA
Eibe Frank Waikato University, New Zealand
Antonino Freno Amazon Development Center, Germany
Elisa Fromont Université Saint-Etienne, France
Fabio Fumarola University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Patrick Gallinari LIP6 – Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Byron Gao Texas State University, TX, USA
Jing Gao University at Buffalo, NY, USA
Roman Garnett University of Bonn, Germany
Paolo Garza Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Eric Gaussier Université Joseph Fourier – Grenoble, France
Floris Geerts University of Antwerp, Belgium
Pierre Geurts University of Liège, Belgium
Rayid Ghani University of Chicago, IL, USA
Fosca Giannotti ISTI, National Research Council, Italy
Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis IBM Research, Ireland
Vibhav Gogate University of Texas, TX, USA
Marco Gori University of Siena, Italy
Michael Granitzer University of Passau, Germany
Tias Guns KU Leuven, Belgium
Maria Halkidi University of Pireaus, Grece
Jiawei Han University of Illinois, IL, USA
Daniel Hernandez Lobato Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
Jose Hernandez-Orallo Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Frank Hoeppner Ostfalia University of Applied Science, Germany
Thomas Hofmann ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Jaakko Hollmén Aalto University, Finland
Geoff Holmes University of Waikato, New Zealand
Arjen Hommersom University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
Vasant Honavar Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
Xiaohua Hu Drexal University, PA, USA
Minlie Huang Tsinghua University, China
Dino Ienco Irstea Institute, France
Robert Jaeschke L3S Hannover, Germany
Frederik Janssen Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Nathalie Japkowicz University of Ottawa, Canada
Szymon Jaroszewicz Polish Academy of Science, Poland
Ulf Johansson University of Borås, Sweden
Alipio Jorge University of Porto, Portugal
Kshitij Judah Oregon State University, OR, USA
Tobias Jung University of Liege, Belgium
Hachem Kadri Aix-Marseille University, France
Theodore Kalamboukis Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Alexandros Kalousis University of Geneva, Switzerland
Pallika Kanani Oracle Labs – Burlington, USA
U Kang KAIST, Republic of Korea
Panagiotis Karras Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Andreas Karwath University of Mainz, Germany
Hisashi Kashima University of Tokyo, Japan
Ioannis Katakis University of Athens, Greece
John Keane University of Manchester, UK
Latifur Khan University ofTexas at Dallas, TX, USA
Levente Kocsis Hungarian Academy of Science, Hungary
Yun Sing Koh University of Auckland, New Zealand
Alek Kolcz Twitter, CA, USA
Igor Kononenko University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Irena Koprinska University of Sydney, Australia
Nitish Korula Google, NY, USA
Petr Kosina LIAAD-INESC TEC, Portugal
Walter Kosters Leiden University, Netherlands
Georg Krempl Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Sergei Kuznetsov NRU HSE Moscow, Russia
Nicolas Lachiche University of Strasbourg, France
Pedro Larranaga Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Silvio Lattanzi Google, NY, USA
Niklas Lavesson Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Gregor Leban Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Sangkyun Lee Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
Wang Lee Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
Carson Leung University of Manitoba, Canada
Jiuyong Li University of South Australia, Australia
Tao Li Florida International University, FL, USA
Ping Li Cornell University, NY, USA
Juanzi Li Tsinghua University, China
Lei Li University of California, CA, USA
Lei Li Florida International University, FL, USA
Edo Liberty Yahoo! Labs, NY, USA
Jefrey Lijffijt Aalto University, Finland
Hsuan Lin National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Shou Lin National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Jessica Lin George Mason University, VA, USA
Francesca Lisi University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Yan Liu University of Southern California, CA, USA
Huan Liu Arizona State University, USA
Corrado Loglisci University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Eneldo Loza Mencia Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Chang-Tien Lu Virginia Tech, VA, USA
Panagis Magdalinos University of Athens, Greece
Giuseppe Manco ICAR, National Research Council, Italy
Yannis Manolopoulos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Enrique Martinez Telefonica, Spain
Dimitrios Mavroeidis IBM Research Lab, Ireland
Mike Mayo University of Waikato, New Zealand
Wannes Meert KU Leuven, Belgium
Gabor Melli VigLink, CA, USA
Ernestina Menasalvas Technical University of Madrid, SPAIN
Roser Morante University of Antwerp, Belgium
Joao Moreira LIAAD-INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal
Emmanuel Müller Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Mohamed Nadif University Paris Descartes, France
Mirco Nanni CNR-ISTI, Italy
Alexandros Nanopoulos Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany
Balakrishnan Narayanaswamy IBM Research, India
Sriraam Natarajan Indiana University, IN, USA
Benjamin Nguyen University of Versailles, France
Siegfried Nijssen KU Leuven, Belgium
Xia Ning NEC Labs America, NJ, USA
Richard Nock Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, France
Niklas Noren Uppsala Monitoring Centre/Stockholm University, Sweden
Kjetil Norvag Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Eirini Ntoutsi Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Andreas Nuernberger University of Magdeburg, Germany
Salvatore Orlando University of Venice, Italy
Gerhard Paass Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
George Paliouras NCSR Democritus, Greece
Spiros Papadimitriou Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Apostolos Papadopoulos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Panagiotis Papapetrou Stockholm University, Sweden
Stelios Paparizos Microsoft Research , CA, USA
Ioannis Partalas Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble, France
Andrea Passerini University of Trento, Italy
Vladimir Pavlovic Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Mykola Pechenizkiy Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Dino Pedreschi University of Pisa, Italy
Nikos Pelekis University of Piraeus, Greece
Jing Peng Montclair State University, NJ, USA
Ruggero Pensa University of Torino, Italy
Fabio Pinelli IBM Reseach Center, Ireland
Marc Plantevit University Lyon 1, France
Pascal Poncelet University Montpellier 2, France
George Potamias Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece
Aditya Prakash Virginia Tech, VA, USA
Doina Precup McGill University at Montreal, Canada
Kai Puolamaki Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Sweden
Buyue Qian University of California, CA, USA
Chedy Raissi INRIA Nancy Grand Est, France
Liva Ralaivola Université de Aix-Marseille, France
Karthik Raman Cornell University, NY, USA
Jan Ramon KU Leuven, Belgium
Huzefa Rangwala George Mason University, VA, USA
Zbigniew Ras University of North Carolina, NC, USA
Chotirat Ratanamahatana Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Jan Rauch University of Economics, Czech Republic
Soumya Ray Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA
Steffen Rendle University of Konstanz, Germany
Achim Rettinger Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Fabrizio Riguzzi University of Ferrara, Italy
Celine Robardet INSA de Lyon, France
Marko Robnik Sikonja University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Pedro Rodrigues LIAAD-INESC TEC, Portugal
Juan Rodriguez University of Burgos, Spain
Irene Rodriguez-Lujan University of California, CA, USA
Fabrice Rossi Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, France
Juho Rousu University of Helsinki, Finland
Celine Rouveirol Université Paris-Nord, France
Stefan Rueping Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
Salvatore Ruggieri University of Pisa, Italy
Yvan Saeys Ghent University, Belgium
Alan Said CWI, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lorenza Saitta University of Torino, Italy
Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi Columbia University, NY, USA
Scott Sanner NICTA, Australia
Vítor Santos Costa University of Porto, Portugal
Raul Santos-Rodriguez University of Bristol, UK
Sam Sarjant University of Waikato, New Zealand
Claudio Sartori University of Bologna, Italy
Taisuke Sato Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Lars Schmidt Thieme University of Hildesheim, Germany
Christoph Schommer University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Matthias Schubert Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Giovanni Semeraro University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Junming Shao University of Mainz, Germany
Pannaga Shivaswamy LinkedIn, CA, USA
Andrzej Skowron University of Warsaw, Poland
Kevin Small National Institutes of Health, MD, USA
Padhraic Smyth University of California, CA, USA
Carlos Soares University of Porto, Portugal
Yangqiu Song University of Illinois, IL, USA
Mauro Sozio Telecom ParisTech, France
Alessandro Sperduti University of Padua, Italy
Eirini Spyropoulou University of Bristol, UK
Jerzy Stefanowski Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Jean Steyaert Ecole Polytechnique, France
Daniela Stojanova Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Markus Strohmaier University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Mahito Sugiyama Osaka University, Japan
Johan Suykens KU Leuven, Belgium
Einoshin Suzuki Kyushu University, Japan
Panagiotis Symeonidis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Sandor Szedmak University of Innsbruck, Austria
Andrea Tagarelli University of Calabria, Italy
Domenico Talia University of Calabria, Italy
Pang Tan Michigan State University, MI, USA
Letizia Tanca Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Dacheng Tao University of Technology, Australia
Nikolaj Tatti Aalto University, Finland
Maguelonne Teisseire TETIS, Montpellier, France
Evimaria Terzi Boston University, MA, USA
Martin Theobald University of Antwerp, Belgium
Jilei Tian Nokia Research Center, China
Ljupco Todorovski University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Luis Torgo University of Porto, Portugal
Vicenç Torra Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Ivor Tsang Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Panagiotis Tsaparas University of Ioannina, Greece
Vincent Tseng National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Grigorios Tsoumakas Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Theodoros Tzouramanis University of the Aegean, Greece
Antti Ukkonen Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT), Finland
Takeaki Uno National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Athina Vakali Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Giorgio Valentini University of Milan, Italy
Guy Van den Broeck University of California, CA, USA
Peter van der Putten University of Leiden & Pegasystems, Netherlands
Matthijs van Leeuwen KU Leuven, Belgium
Maarten van Someren University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Joaquin Vanschoren Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Iraklis Varlamis Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Michalis Vazirgiannis University of Athens, Greece
Julien Velcin Université de Lyon (ERIC LYON 2), France
Shankar Vembu University of Toronto, Canada
Sicco Verwer University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
Vassilios Verykios Hellenic Open University, Greece
Herna Viktor University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
Christel Vrain University of Orleans, France
Willem Waegeman Ghent University, Belgium
Byron Wallace Brown University, RI, USA
Yang Wang University of New South Wales, Australia
Xiang Wang IBM Watson, NY, USA
Fei Wang IBM Watson, NY, USA
Jianyong Wang Tsinghua University, China
Takashi Washio Osaka University, Japan
Joerg Wicker University of Mainz, Germany
Hui Xiong Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Jieping Ye Arizona State University, AZ, USA
Jeffrey Yu Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Philip Yu University of Illinois, IL, USA
Chun-Nam Yu University of Alberta, Canada
Jure Zabkar University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Slovenia
Bianca Zadrozny Fluminense Federal University, Brazil
Gerson Zaverucha Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Demetris Zeinalipour University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Filip Zeleny University in Prague, Czech Republic
Bernard Zenko Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Shichao Zhang Guangxi Normal University, China and University of Technology, Autralisa
Lei Zhang Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Zhongfei Zhang Binghamton University, NY, USA
Changshui Zhang Tsinghua University, China
Min-Ling Zhang Southeast University, China
Kai Zhang NEC Laboratories America, NJ, USA
Junping Zhang Fudan University, China
Kun Zhang Xavier University of Lousiana, LA, USA
Nan Zhang George Washington University, DC, USA
Ying Zhao Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Elena Zheleva University of Maryland, MD, USA
Bin Zhou University of Maryland, MD, USA
Zhi-Hua Zhou Nanjing University, China
Xingquan Zhu Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA
Kenny Zhu Shanghai Jiao-Tong University, China
Xiaofeng Zhu Guangxi Normal University, China
Djamel Zighed Université Lyon 2, France
Arthur Zimek Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Albrecht Zimmermann INSA Lyon, France
Indre Zliobaite Aalto University, Finland
Blaz Zupan University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
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