8th International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS)

December 1–3, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs

Andy Adamatzky, University of the West of England

Raviraj Adve, University of Toronto

Omar Alfandi, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

Esteban Allende, University of Chile, Chile

Oscar Alvarez, University of Chile, Chile

Bogdan Aman, Romanian Academy, ICS, Iasi, Romania

Omar El Ariss, Penn State Harrisburg, USA

Rizwan Asghar, Saarland University, Germany

Michael Atighetchi, Raytheon BBN Technologies, USA

Ebrahim Bagheri, Ryerson University, Canada

Mohamed Bakhouya, Aalto University, Finland

Ziv Bar-Joseph, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Erhardt Barth, University of Luebeck, Germany

Jacob Beal, BBN Technologies, USA

Valeriu Beiu, UAE University

Abderrahim Benslimane, University of Avignon, France

Paul Bogdan, University of Southern California

Pruet Boonma, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Dmitri Botvich, Waterford Institute of Technology

William Casey, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Chan-Byoung Chae, Yonsei University

Kwang-Cheng Chen, National Taiwan University

Li-Wei Chen, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

Shih-Hsin Chen, Cheng Shiu University, Taiwan

Sam Cho, Wake Forest University

Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University

Chun Tung Chou, University of New South Wales

Adriana Compagnoni, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

Vincent Courboulay, Université de La Rochelle, France

Sylvain Cussat-Blanc, University of Toulouse, France

Deepak Dahiya, Jaypee University of Information Technology, India

Sajal Das, The University of Texas at Arlington

Fei Dong, Google Inc., USA

Marco Dorigo, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Michael Dorr, Harvard Medical School

Rene Doursat, CNRS/Ecole Polytechnique, France

Martin Drozda, Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia

Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Bremen University

Victor Erokhin, IPCF-CNR and University of Parma

Mauro Femminella, University of Perugia

David Fofi, University of Burgundy, France

Paraskevi Fragopoulou, FORTH-ICS

Anna Förster, University of Lugano and SUPSI, Switzerland

Laura Galluccio, University of Catania

Tyler Garaas, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA

Jean-Louis Giavitto, IRCAM - UMR STMS, France

Jeff Gray, University of Alabama, USA

Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Waseda University

Jun Hakura, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

Akira Hara, Hiroshima City University, Japan

Taichi Haruna, Kobe University

Nurit Haspel, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA

Mahbub Hassan, University of New South Wales

Pedro Rangel Henriques, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Henry Hess, Columbia University

Jane Hillston, University of Edinburgh

Satoshi Hiyama, Research Laboratories, NTT DoCoMo, Inc.

Moto Kamiura, Tokyo Denki University

Pierre Kornprobst, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France

Masao Kubo, National Defense Academy of Japan

Setsuya Kurahashi, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Martin Lages, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Mark Leeson, University of Warwick

Gabriele Lenzini, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Peter Leupold, Universität Leipzig

Hong Liu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA

Jianqin Liu, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Qiang Liu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Shih-Hsi Liu, California State University, Fresno

Ivan Luković, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences

Gang Luo, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, MA

Raphael Machado, National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (Inmetro), Brazil

Mohammad Mahfuz, University of Ottawa

Sebastian von Mammen, University of Augsburg, Germany

Mohammad Hossein Manshaei, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

Radu Marculescu, Carnegie Mellon University

Sjouke Mauw, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Elebeoba May, University of Houston

René Mayrhofer, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria

John McCrae, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Emanuela Merelli, University of Camerino, Italy

Bud Mishra, New York University, USA

Pabitra Mitra, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Michael Moore

Claude Moulin, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France

Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy, Griffith University, Australia

Keitaro Naruse, The University of Aizu, Japan

Heiko Neumann, University of Ulm, Germany

Takahiro Nitta, Gifu University

Dusit Niyato, Nanyang Technological University

Yusuke Nojima, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

Christoforos Ntantogian, University of Piraeus, Greece

Hiroyuki Ohta, National Defense Medical College of Japan

Isao Ono, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Rajarshi Pal, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Emmanouil Panaousis, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Ferdinand Peper, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Gregorio Martinez Perez, University of Murcia, Spain

Marinella Petrocchi, CNR - National Research Council, Italy

Anna Philippou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Andrew Phillips, Microsoft Research, UK

Massimiliano Pierobon, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Marc Pomplun, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA

Joachim Posegga, University of Passau, Germany

Abderrezak Rachedi, University of Paris-Est, France

Łukasz Radliński, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland

Rajeev Raje, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA

Florian Raudies, Boston University, Boston, MA

Luis M. Rocha, Indiana University

Antonio Rodriguez-Sanchez, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Samuel Romero-Garcia, University of Granada, Spain

Derek Ruths, McGill University

Silvio Sabatini, University of Genoa, Italy

Eugene Santos, Dartmouth College

Christophe Scholliers, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Daniel Schreckling, University of Passau, Germany

Sergio Segura, University of Seville, Spain

AbdElrahman Shabayek, Suez Canal University, Egypt

Meera Sitharam, University of Florida

Jun Suzuki, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA

Reiji Suzuki, Nagoya University, Japan

Keiki Takadama, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Tatsuji Takahashi, Tokyo Denki University

Jun Tanimoto, Kyushu University, Japan

Rui Teng, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Jon Timmis, University of York, UK

Rodolfo Toledo, Movix, Chile

Richard Torkar, Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg

Daisuke Uragami, Nihon University

Krishna Venkatasubramanian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Vanderbilt University, USA

Hiroshi Wada, NICTA, Australia

Stefan Wagner, Institute of Software Technology, University Stuttgart, Germany

Naoki Wakamiya, Osaka University

Jules White, Vanderbilt University, USA

Stuart Wilson, University of Sheffield

Christos Xenakis, University of Piraeus, Greece

Lidia Yamamoto, University of Strasbourg

Tomohisa Yamashita, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Kiwon Yeom, NASA Ames Research Center

Eiko Yoneki, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory

Liguo Yu, Indiana University South Bend, USA

Andrea Zanella, University of Padova

Nan Zhang, George Washington University, USA

Wen Zhang, Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Bin Zhou, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

Yuming Zhou, Nanjing University, China