First Symposium on
Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering for Decision Support Systems
In the frame of the International Conference on: Communications, Management and Information Technology
April, 20-22, 2015 , Prague, Czeck Republic http://www.iccmit.net/
Prof. Dr. Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem
Department of Computer Science
Head of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering Research Labs,
Faculty of Computer and Information sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo,Egypt
The symposium is devoted to discussion of current research of the artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and knowledge engineering methodologies for developing intelligent Decision Support Systems . Topics of interest of the symposium include (but are not limited to) the following:
Relevant intelligent techniques and systems
Inference and reasoning
Natural language processing
Fuzzy and rough sets
Data mining systems
Knowledge and ontological engineering
Ontological approaches and methodologies.
Relevant Biomedical applications
Hospital patient scheduling
Electronic medical/health records
Clinical management and research
Patient health care
Gene-expression microarray data mining
Relevant Business applications
Electronic commerce systems
Scheduling and planning
Virtual shopping environments
Francesco Sicurello, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Eva Milková, Faculty of Science, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.
Nouhad Rizk, Computer Science department , University of Houston , USA
Amer Goneid, Computer Science Dept.,AmericanUniversityin Cairo, Egypt
Florin Gorunescu, Dept. of Mathematics, Biostatistics and Computer Science, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania .
Frank Lievens, International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth, ISfTeH, Belgium .
Thomas Schrader, Dept. of Informatics & Digital Media, Univ. of Applied Sciences Brandenburg, Germany.
Angela Di Tommaso, ASL of Catanzaro, Italy .
Sarma Cakula ,Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Valmiera, Latvia
Jeanne Schreurs, Faculty of Economic Sciences,Hasselt University , Belgium
Valérie Monfort, Univ. Paris1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France
Joan Lu, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield,UK
Maria Mach-Krol, University of Economics in Katowice,Poland
Celina M. Olszak, University of Economics in Katowice,Poland
Veska Georgieva, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Vladimir Sulov , Department of Computer Science, University of Economics-Varna, Bulgaria
Silvia Parusheva , Department of Informatics, University of Economics-Varna, Bulgaria
Hisham S, Katoua, King Abdulaziz University ,Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Abdel Rahman Alzoubaidi, Al-Balqa Applied University ,Salt, Jordan
Ettarres Yamna, Virtual University of Tunis and University of Manouba, Tunisia
Csaba Szabó,Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics,Technical U ofKosice, Slovakia.
P.RAJENDRAN ME, KNOWLEDGE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,TAMILNADU, INDIA
Nicu BIZON, University of Pitesti, Romania
Michael Gr. Voskoglou, Graduate Technological Educational Institute of Patras, GREECE
Mariam Manjgaladze , Duzce University, Turkay & Ivane javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Ketevan Gochitashvili, Ivane javakhishvili Tbilisi State University,Georgia
Klimis Ntalianis,Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Atis Kapenieks,Riga Technical University,Latvia
Andreea IONICA,University of Petrosani,Romania
Monica Leba, University of Petrosani,Romania
V.Rajamani, Vel Tech Multi Tech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sakunthala Engineering College,India
Tatiana Hrivíková, University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia
Kostagiolas Petros, Ionian University,Corfu, Greece
Nina Rizun , Alfred Nobel University, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Mohamed I. Roushdy ,Faculty of Computer & Information Sciences, Ain Shams Univ., Egypt
Hassan Ghazal, Moroccan Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, Morocco
Liliana M. Moga ,Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Galati, Romania
Vera G. Meister , University of Applied Science Brandenburg , Magdeburger , Germany
Faouzi Hidoussi , University Hadj Lakhdar Batna, Algeria
Prof. Dr. Abdel-Badeh M Salem is a professor emeritus of Computer Science since June 1989 till now. He was a professor of Computer Science at Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University from 1989 to 1996. He was a Director of Scientific Computing Center at Ain Shams University (1984-1990). He was a former Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt (1996-2007). His research includes intelligent computing, expert systems, data mining and knowledge discovery, bio-medical informatics, Biometrics and intelligent e-learning systems. He has published around 300 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings in these areas. He has been involved in more than 200 conferences and workshops as an Int. Program Committee and Session Chair. He is author and co-author of 15 Books in English and Arabic Languages.
He was one of the founders of the following events, First Egyptian Workshop on Expert Systems 1987, Int. Cairo Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications in 1992 and Int. Conf. on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems 2002, and one of the main sustainers of annual Int. Romanian Internet Learning Workshop Project (RILW), 1997. In addition he was Secretary of Egyptian Computer Society (1984-1990), Member of National Committee in Informatics – Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (1992-200), Member of Egyptian Committee in the Inter-Governmental Informatics Program, IIP-UNISCO, Paris (1988-1990) and Coordinator of the Annual International Conference for Statistics, Scientific Computing, and Social and Demographic Research (1983-1990). In addition he was a partner of a MEDCAMPUS Projects on Methodologies and Technologies for Distance Education in Mediterranean (1993-1995)
He is the Editor-In-Chief of : Egyptian Computer Science Journal (http://ecsjournal.org ) and International Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics and e-Health ,India (http://www.warse.org/ijbmieh.html) and Associate Editor: International Journal of Information Retrieval Research ,UK (http://www.igi global.com/journal/international-journal-information-retrieval-research/1178 and International Journal of Applications of Fuzzy Sets and Artificial Intelligence ,Greece (http://eclass.teipat.gr/eclass/courses/523103 ).He is a member of the Editorial Board of the following Journals: The Journal Artificial Intelligence Research (AIR),Canada, JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL SYSTEMS BIOLOGY, Int. Journal of Computing and Information Sciences(IJCIS), Canada EC Newsletter, Education in Computing and Computers in Education, Italy; Scientific Journal of Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Series Informatica, Cluj – Napoca, Romania; International Journal of intelligent computing in medical sciences and image processing (IC-MED), Japan; Egyptian Journal for Specialized Studies, Faculty of Specific Education,Ain Shams University,Egypt; Int. Journal of Intelligent Computing & Information Science”,IJICIS, Egypt; Enformatika Transactions on Engineering, Computing and Technology, World Enformatika Society, Turkey; and Int. Journal of Soft Computing Approaches (IJSCA), Eurojournals.
He is a member of Int. Scientific Societies: American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), USA; British Computer Society, Expert Systems Specialist Group (SGES), Int. Neural Network Society (INNS), USA; Association for the Advancement of Computing Education (AACE), USA; Int. Society for Computers and their Applications ((ISCA), NC, USA, Dec. 95); Int. Society for Telemedicine & eHealth ISfTeH,, Switzerland; Member of Int. Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee WG 12.5, Knowledge-Oriented Development of Applications, Austria (2000 till now), Member of Int. Association for Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), TC on AI and Expert Systems, Int. Association for Science and Technology for Development, Canada, (2000 till now).