Honorary Chair:

Prof. Lakhmi C. Jain

University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

Lakhmi C. Jain, BE(Hons), ME, PhD, Fellow (Engineers Australia), served as a Visiting Professor in Bournemouth University, United Kingdom until July 2018 and presently serving the University of Canberra, Australia and University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Dr Jain founded the KES International for providing a professional community the opportunities for publications, knowledge exchange, cooperation and teaming. Involving around 5,000 researchers drawn from universities and companies world-wide, KES facilitates international cooperation and generate synergy in teaching and research. KES regularly provides networking opportunities for professional community through one of the largest conferences of its kind in the area of KES:www.kesinternational.org

His interests focus on the artificial intelligence paradigms and their applications in complex systems, security, e-education, e-healthcare, unmanned air vehicles and intelligent systems design.

General Chair :

Prof. Dr.Srikanta Patnaik

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

SOA University, Bhubaneswar Odisha, India

Prof .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.

Prof. Dr. Junsheng Shi

School of Physics and Electronic Information, Yunnan Normal University

Prof. Junsheng Shi is a professor in the School of Physics and Electronic Information, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China and also member of China Illuminating Engineering Society-Image Technology Specialized Committee. Since 2001, he has been a Ph.D. in School of Optics and Photonics, Beijing Institute of Technology.

He in charge of Yunnan Province key disciplines "Optical Engineering" and leader for Technology innovation team in color and optical imaging technology of Colleges and universities in Yunnan. He is a member of the Professional Committee of China Optical Technology Optical Society, Chinese Society of Image and Graphics Technical Committee stereoscopic image, foreign journals "Optical Engineering", "Journal of Display Technology" and the present domestic main disciplines journal "Acta Optica Sinica", "Chinese Optics Letters","Acta Photonica Sinica" and other reviewers. In 2004 and 2008, respectively, awards of scientific and technological progress and natural science in Yunnan Province. Three projects of the National Natural Science Fund and two projects of the Yunnan Natural Science Fund have been completed. In past five years, the two major projects in Yunnan Province Department of Education were presided over, more than 50 papers have been published, fifteen invention patents have been applied for, and authorized two. His research interests include color appearance models, the color management systems, characteristics of the human visual system and application for color imaging and digital image processing.

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:

Dr. Yonghang Tai

Color & Image Vision Lab., Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China

From 2009-2012, Dr. Yonghang Tai studied in Yunnan Normal University and got his bachelor’s degree. He has received his Ph. D on Computer Science from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He has hosted 4 Fund projects including Deakin University Postgraduate Research Full Scholarship, Yunnan Education Commission, Yunnan Natural Science Foundation, Yunnan Education Commission. He has published more than 30 papers, 5 of which has been indexed by SCI. He is the Co-Editor of International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices and Machine learning and data analytics.His research interests include VR/AR/MR in surgical simulation, Physic-based rendering, Medial image processing.

International Advisory Chair:

S.R.Roumiana Kountcheva

1973 M.Sc. in Computer Science, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria;

1977 Ph.D. ; Senior Researcher TIE - 1992

Present - Vice president of TK Engineering, Sofia

Main scientific interests: Image processing, Image compression and digital watermarking, Image tensor representation, CNCs, Programmable controllers.

Total number of publications: 176 (30 Journal papers, 18 Book chapters)

Plenary speeches at international scientific conferences and scientific events: 15.

Scientific research projects (PI and Co-PI): 45.

Patents: 5 (2 USA and 3 EU).

Member of Bulgarian Association for Pattern Recognition (member of IAPR).

Member of International Research Institute for Economics and Management (IRIEM), http://www.iriem.org/memberships/Members.aspx

Member of Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI), http://www.idsai.org/memberships/Members.aspx

Honorary Member  of the Honorable Editorial Board of the nonprofit peer reviewed open access IJBST Journal Group http://board.ijbst.org

Technical Program Committee:

Prof. Dorian Cojocaru, University of Craiova, Romania

Prof. Antonios Andreatos, Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece

Prof. Vladicescu Popentiu, Florin, City University, UK

Prof. Guangzhi Qu, Oakland University, USA

Prof. Dr. Zhengtao Yu,Kunming University of Science and Technology

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

Prof. Bruno Apolloni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Prof. Harry Bouwman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

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

Prof. Yahaya Coulibaly, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Ing Kong, RMIT University, Australia

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

Prof. Khubaib Ahmed, Hamdard University, Pakistan

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

Dr. Fernando Boronat Seguí, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Dr. Alexandros Fragkiadakis, Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), Greece

Dr. 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

Dr. Imran Memon, Zhejiang University, Pakistan

Dr. Hao Fu, Facebook Inc., USA

Dr. Maryam Zahid, Capital University of Science and Technolog, Pakistan

Dr. Corneliu Doroftei, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Professor. Dr. Md. Shamim Anower, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh