In cooperation with ACM SIGART


The International Conference on Ambient Systems,
Networks and Technologies
November 8-10, 2010, Paris, France

ANT 2010 Program Committee

Ambient-oriented Autonomic Networks and Communications

Chairs:  Jiang Li, Howard University, USA  

               Tomoya Enokido, Risho University, Japan 

 

TPC Members:

Akio Koyama,  Yamagata University, Japan

Fang Liu, University of Texas - Pan American, USA

Farookh Hussain, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Geyong Min, University of Bradford, UK

Hui Guo, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

Jun Peng, University of Texas - Pan American, USA

Liran Ma, Michigan Technological University, USA

Markus Aleksy, ABB AG Corporate Research Center, Germany

Minoru Uehara, Toyo University, Japan

Murat Yuksel, University of Nevada - Reno, US 

Nobuyoshi Sato, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

Shuju Wu, Southeast Missouri State University, USA

Takuo Nakashima, Tokai University, Japan

Tian Ye, University of Science and Technology of China, China  

Vidyasagar Potdar, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Weiying Zhu, Hampton University, USA

Xinwen Fu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

Yan Yang, Seikei University, Japan

Ambient Systems Software Engineering

Chairs:  Jamal Bentahar, Concordia University, Canada

            Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia  

TPC Members:

Andrea Omicini, UniversitÓ di Bologna, Italy

Andrew Flahive, Defence Science and Technology Organisation DSTO, Australia,

Birna van Riemsdijk, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Brahim Chaib-draa, Laval University, Canada

Cristina Baroglio, UniversitÓ degli Studi di Torino, Italy

Farookh Hussain, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Hamdi Yahyaoui, Kuwait University, Kuwait  

John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Matteo Baldoni, UniversitÓ degli Studi di Torino, Italy

Mehdi Dastani, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Mehul Bhatt, University of Bremen, Germany

Mohamed Elammari, Garyounis University, Libya

Paolo Torroni, UniversitÓ di Bologna, Italy

Philippe Thiran, University of Namur, Belgium

Seng Loke, La Trobe University, Australia

Torab Torabi, La Trobe University, Australia

Viviana Mascardi, UniversitÓ di Genova, Italy

Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE

 

Ambient Systems Security and Privacy

Chairs:  Agustinus Waluyo, Institute for Infocom Research, Singapore

               Soumaya Cherkaoui, UniversitÚ de Sherbrooke, Canada  

TPC Members: 

Ajib, Wessam, UQAM, Canada

Arkady  zaslavsky , Monash University, Australia

Bessam Abdulrazak , UniversitÚ de Sherbrooke, Canada

Binod Vaidya, Institute of Telecommunications, Portugal

Christer Ahlund, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden

Ciaran Bryce,  IRISA, France

Damien Sauveron, XLIM (University of Limoges/CNRS), France

Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, US

Evi Syukur, University of New South Wales, Australia

Ezedin A. Barka, UAEU, UAE

Hangbae Chang, Daejin University, Korea

Isabelle Guerin-Lassous , ENS-Lyon, France

Joel Rodrigues, Institute of Telecommunications/University of Beira Interior, Portugal

Jong-Hyouk Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea 

Jongsung Kim, Korea University, Korea

Jun Zheng, New Mexico Tech, USA

Lyes KHOUKHI,  UniversitÚ de technologie de Troyes , France

Mukaddim Pathan, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Naveen Chilamkurti, La Trobe University, Australia

Salil Kanhere, University of New South Wales , Australia

Seungjoo Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea 

Shiguo Lian, France Telecom R&D (Orange Labs) Beijing, China

Thomas Grill, University of Linz, Austria

Torab Torabi,LaTrobe University, Australia 

Wessam Ajib, UQAM, Canada

Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway

 

Distributed Ambient Artificial Intelligence

Chairs:  Arantza Aldea, Oxford Brookes University, UK 

               Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany  

TPC Members:

Albrecht Schmidt, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Alois Ferscha, Institut fŘr Pervasive Computing, Austria

Antonio Moreno, Universitat Rovira Virgili, Spain

Arantza Aldea, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Berry Eggen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

David Keyson, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Hellmuth Broda, Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, Switzerland

JŘrgen Ziegler, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Karl krempels, Aachen University, Germany

Lenka Lhotska, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

Maricela Bravo, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico

Matias Alvarado, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico

Monica Divitini, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Nathan Griffiths, University of Warwick, UK

Otthein Herzog, University of Bremen, Germany

Rajagopalan Srinivasan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Reiner Wichert, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics IGD, Germany

Tom Pfeifer, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Ulises Cortes, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

 

Emerging Ambient Networking, Tracking & Sensing Technologies

Chairs:  Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany

               Takahiro HARA, Osaka University, Japan   

TPC Members:

Akimitsu Kanzaki, Osaka University, Japan

Nicolaie Fantana, ABB Corporate Research Center Germany

Dimitrios Gunopulos, UC Riverside, US

George Samaras, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Gerald Quirchmayr, University of Vienna, Austria

Giacomo Cabri, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Gregor Schiele, University of Mannheim, Germany

GŘnther Pernul, University of Regensburg, Germany

Hiroki Saito, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, Osaka University, Japan

Kuo-Ming Chao, Coventry University, UK

Naoki Wakamiya, Osaka University, Japan

Nicolaie Fantana, ABB Corporate Research Center Germany

Sergio Ilarri, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Susumu Ishihara, Shizuoka University, Japan

Thomas Preuss, University of Brandenburg, Germany

Toshiyasu Nakao, NEC, Japan

Vasco Amaral, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Vincent S. Tseng, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Yutaka Kidawara, NICT, Japan

Yuuichi Teranishi, Osaka University, Japan

 

Multimodal Interfaces for Ambient Systems 

Chairs:  Kevin Curran, University of Ulster, Ireland 

               Tom Lunney, University of Ulster, Ireland   

TPC Members:

Adel Al-Jumaily, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Alexandre Dion, Sherbrooke University, Canada

Andreas Riener, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Dirk Niebuhr, Technische Universitńt Clausthal, Germany

Fariba Sadri, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK

Jose Santos, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Karen Lee, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Kostas Stathis, University of London, UK

Lorcan Coyle, University of Limerick, Ireland

Maria Jose Santofimia Romeo, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Mikael Wiberg, Umeň Institute of Design Umeň University, Sweden

Reiner Weichert, Fraunhofer-Institute for Comp Graphics, Germany

Rosaleen Hegarty, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

William R. Hazlewood, Indiana University @ Bloomington, USA

Zekeng Liang, Queen Marys University of London, UK

     

Service Oriented Computing for Ambient Systems

Chairs:  Soraya Kouadri MostÚfaoui, The Open University, UK

               Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE  

TPC Members:

Adel Al-Jumaily, University of Technology, Australia

Artur R. Lugmayr, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Fariba Sadri, Imperial College London, UK

Jean-Yves Tigli, Nice Sophia Antipolis University, France

Kevin Curran, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Michel BanÔtre  INRIA, France

Mohamed Boukhebouze, INSA - Lyon, France

Monica Divitini, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Otthein Herzog, Bremen University, Germany

Said Elnaffar, UAE University, UAE

Samir Tata, Institut TELECOM, CNRS UMR Samovar, France

Sattanathan Subramanian, Bergen Center for Computational Science, Norway

ValÚrie Monfort, UniversitÚ Paris 1, France

Yacine Atif, UAE University, UAE

Youakim BADR, INSA-Lyon, France

 

Smart Environments and Applications in Ambient Systems

Chairs:  Khaled Ali, Ottawa University, Canada 

            Tarek Sheltami, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

TPC Members:

Abdelhamid Eshoul, University of Ottawa, Canada

Achilles Kameas, Hellenic Open University, Greece

Ashraf Mahmoud, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

David Simplot-Ryl, Lille-Nord Europe INRIA research Center, France

Gian Luca Foresti, University of Udine, Italy

Habib M. Ammari, Hofstra University, USA

Irene Mavrommati, Hellenic Open University, Greece

Khaled Ali, University of Ottawa, Canada

Mahmoud Mansour, Al-Imam University, Saudi Arabia

Monica Divitini, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Nauman Aslam, Dalhousie University, Canada

Nidal Nasser, Guelph University, Canada

Raffaele de Amicis, Graphi Tech University, Italy

Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan

 

Social Networking in Ambient Environments 

Chairs:  Noura Faci, Lyon 1 University, LIRIS, France 

               Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE  

               Leandro Wives , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil  

 

TPC Members:

Fabien Michel, University of Montpellier, France

Felipe Meneguzzi, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Hugo Fuks, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Michael Luck, King's College London, UK

Nir Oren, King's College London, UK

Sanjay Modgil, University of Liverpool, UK