AINA 2007 PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Jun Cai, University of Manitoba, Canada
Lin Cai, University of Victoria, Canada
Ling-Jyh Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Cherita Corbett, Sandia National Laboratory, USA
Aysegul Cuhadar, Carleton University, Canada
Sachin Deshpande, Sharp Laboratories of America, USA
M. Rasit Eskicioglu, University of Manitoba, Canada
Hai Jiang, University of Waterloo, Canada
Bengi Karacali, Avaya Labs, USA
Ibrahim Korpeoglu, Bilkent University, Turkey
Wonjun Lee, Korea University, Korea
Cheng Li, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Ben Liang, University of Toronto, Canada
Man Lin, St.Francis Xavier University, Canada
Susan Lincke, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA
Daniele Miorandi, CREATE-NET, Italy
Vojislav Misic, University of Manitoba, Canada
Weisong Shi, Wayne State University, USA
Natalija Vlajic, York University, Canada
Wenyue Wang, North Carolina State University, USA
Yu Wang, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Vincent Wong, University of British Columbia, Canada
Zhanping Yin, University of British Columbia, Canada
Ossama Younis, University of Arizona, USA


Agent and Intelligent Computing
Esma Aimeur, University de Montreal, Canada
Otman Basir, University of Waterloo, Canada
Djamal Benslimane, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Walter Binder, EPFL, Switzerland
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Kuo-Ming Chao, Coventry University, UK
Ali A. Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Iker Gondra, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Slimane Hammoudi, ESEO, France
Sajid Hussain, Acadia University, Canada
Ismail Khalil Ibrahim, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
Mohamed Kamel, University of Waterloo, Canada
Christel Kemke, University of Manitoba, Canada
Vlado Keselj, Dalhousie University, Canada
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
Soraya Kouadri Mostefaoui, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
S.M.F.D Syed Mustapha, British Telecom, Asian Research Center, Malaysia
Elth Ogston, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fuhua Oscar Lin, Athabasca University, Canada
Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, UK
Srinivas Sampalli, Dalhousie University, Canada
Weiming Shen, National Research Council, Canada
Danny Silver, Acadia University, Canada
Bruce Spencer, NRC, Canada
Andre Trudel, Acadia University, Canada
Qiang Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK
Muhammed Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Biological Informatics and Computing
Faisal N. Abu-Khzam, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Can Alkan, University of Washington, USA
Erich J. Baker, Baylor University, USA
Ken Barker, University of Calgary, Canada
Liming Cai, University of Georgia, USA
Peter Damaschke, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Frank Dehne, Carleton University, Canada
Sorin Draghici, Wayne State University, USA
Devdatt Dubhashi, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Patricia Evans, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Janice Glasgow, Queen's University, Canada
Jiong Guo, University Jena, Germany
Roumyana Kirova, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Hon Wai Leong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Guohui Lin, University of Alberta, Canada
Pablo Moscato, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Teresa M. Przytycka, National Center for Biotechnology Information, USA
Alexandros Stamatakis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Ulrike Stege, University of Victoria, Canada
Denis R. Trystram, IMAG Grenoble, France
Todd Wareham, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Bruce Whitehead, University of Tennessee, USA
Tiffani Williams, Texas A&M University, USA

Communication Technology and Protocols
William Allen, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Ying Cai, Iowa State University, USA
Sen-ching Cheung, University of Kentucky, USA
Doan B. Hoang, University of Technology, Sydney
Gerald Marin, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Hung Q. Ngo, SUNY Buffalo, USA
Thinh Nguyen, Oregon State University, USA
Xiao Qin, New Mexico Tech, USA
Duc Tran, University of Dayton, USA
Waleed Smari, University of Dayton, USA
Jun Suzuki, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Khanh Vu, University of Central Florida, USA
Tao Xie, San Diego State University, USA
Vladimir I. Zadorozhny, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Dependable and Autonomic Systems
Emmanuelle Anceaume, IRISA, France
Julien Cartigny, University of Limoges, France
Adel Cherif, University of Qatar, Qatar
Yuanshun Dai, Indiana University-Purdue University, USA
Xiaolin (Andy) Li, Oklahoma State University, USA
Pascal Felber, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Noria Foukia, Otago University of Otago, New Zealand
Silvia Giordano, University of Applied Science, Switzerland
Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
M. S. P.-Hernandez, University Politecnicade at Madrid, Spain
Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Kenji Saito, Keio University, Japan
Jean-Marc Seigneur, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Michael Smirnov, Fraunhofer Inst. FOKUS, Germany
Roy Sterritt, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK
Eiko Sugawara, JAIST, Japan
Khaled Ragab, University of Tokyo, Japan
Indrakshi Ray, Colorado State University, USA
Masumi Toyoshima, Kitakyushu University, Japan
Savio Tse, Bilkent University, Turkey
Peter Urban, Google Zurich, Switzerland
Liudong Xing, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Deqing Zou, Huazhong University of Science&Technology, China

Distributed and Parallel Algorithms
Eric Aubanel, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Rupak Biswas, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Anu Bourgeois, Georgia State University, USA
Xiao Chen, Texas State University, USA
Brian J. d'Auriol, Ohio Supercomputer Center, USA
Rasit Eskicioglu, University of Manitoba, Canada
Peter Graham, University of Manitoba, Canada
Yiming Li, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Weifa Liang, Australian National University, Australia
J. Ramanujam, Louisiana State University, USA
Ruth Shaw, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Xiaojun Shen, University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
Ashok Srinivasan, Florida State University, USA
Parimala Thulasiraman, University of Manitoba, Canada
Fatos Xhafa, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Takaichi Yoshida, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Gilbert Young, California State Polytechnic University, USA
Jingyuan Zhang, University of Alabama, USA
Xiaobo Zhou, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA

Distributed Database and Data Mining
Phil Bernhard, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Philip Chan,Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Nitesh Chawla, University of Notre Dame, USA
Xiaohua Tony Hu, Drexel University, USA
Hillol Kargupta, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota, USA
Biplab Kumer Sarker, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Aleksandar Lazarevic, United Technologies, USA
Vasilis Megalooikonomou, Temple University, USA
Predrag Neskovic, Brown University, USA
Dragoljub Pokrajac, Delaware State University, USA
William M. Pottenger, Lehigh University, USA
Predrag Radivojac, Indiana University, USA
Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar,Washington State University, USA
Evgueni N. Smirnov, Maastricht University, The Netherland
Slobodan Vucetic, Temple University, USA
Yuni Xia, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, USA

Grid, P2P and Scalable Computing
Mark Baker, University of Reading, UK
Jim Basney, University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, USA
Siegfried Benkner, University of Vienna, Austria
Ruediger Berlich, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany
Peter Brezany, University of Vienna, Austria
Marian Bubak, University of Science and Technology at Krakow, Poland
Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Denis Caromel, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis-INRIA-CNRS-IUF, France
Ann Chervenak, University of Southern California, USA
Michael Gerndt, Technical University of Munchen, Germany
Steven Jarvis, Warwick University, UK
Peter Kacsuk, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Simon G. M. Koo, University of San Diego, USA
Daniel Kouril, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Dieter Kranzelmueller, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Peter Kunszt, Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), Switzerland
Stuart Martin, Argonne National Lab, USA
Steven Newhouse, Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute, UK
Christian Perez, INRIA, France
Stephen Pickles, Manchester University, UK
Radu Prodan, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Alain Roy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Erich Schikuta, University of Vienna, Austria
Jennifer Schopf, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Douglas Thain, University of Notre Dame, USA
Fatos Xhafa, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Innovative Networking and Applications
Mokhtar Aboelaze, York University, Canada
Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada
Li-Der Chou, National Central University, Taiwan
Mohamed Eltoweissy, Virginia Tech, USA
Susumu Ishihara, Shizuoka University, Japan
Anura Jayasumana, Colorado State University, USA
Salil Kanhere, University of New South Wales, Australia
Nobuo Kawaguchi, Nagoya University, Japan
Pedro Jose Marron, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Masateru Minami, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Jelena Misic, University of Manitoba, Canada
Hiroki Saito, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Kurt Tutschku, University of Wurzburg Am Hubland, Germany
Naoki Wakamiya, Osaka University, Japan
Kui Wu, University of Victoria, Canada
Hirozumi Yamaguchi, Osaka University, Japan
Keiichi Yasumoto, NAIST, Japan
Hidetoshi Yokota, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Japan
Albert Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia

Internet Computing and Web Applications
Marian Bubak, University of Science and Technology at Krakow, Poland
Georges DaCosta, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Vivi Fragopoulou, ICS/FORTH, Greece
Tasos Gounaris, ITI, Greece and University of Manchester, UK
Kjell Harald Gjermundrod, Washington State University, USA
Wei Jie, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
Vangelis Karkaletsis, NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Evangelos Kotsovinos, DT Labs, Germany
Sudha Krishnamurthy, DT Labs, Germany
Lambros Lambrinos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Yinsheng Li, Fudan University, China
Tamer Nadeem, Siemens Corporate Research, USA
Salvatore Orlando, University of Venice Ca Foscari, Italy
Christos Papatheodorou, University of Ionian, Greece
Athena Stassopoulou, Intercollege, Cyrpus
Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy
Demetris Zeinalipour, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Mobile Networks and Applications
Jinhua Guo, University of Michigan at Dearborn, USA
Wenbin Jiang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Jiang (Leo) Li, Howard University, USA
Jie Li, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Wei Lou, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
John McEachen, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Ozgur Oyman, INTEL, Communications Technology Lab, USA
Evi Syukur, Monash University, Australia
Kun Tan, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Agustinus Borgy Waluyo, Monash University, Australia
Chonggang Wang, University of Arkansas, USA
Guojun Wang, Central South University, China
Jianxin Wang, Central South University, China
Zhijun Wang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Bin Xiao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Jiang (Linda) Xie, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Naixue Xiong, JAIST, Japan
Cheng-Zhong Xu, Wayne State University, USA
Lu Yan, Turku Centre for Computer Science, Finland
Zhiwen Yu, Nagoya University, Japan
Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Wanlei Zhou, Deakin University, Australia

Multimedia Tools and Applications
Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Zixue Cheng, The University of Aizu, Japan
Reijer Grimbergen, Yamagata University, Japan
Aiguo He, The University of Aizu, Japan
Tomoyuki Nagase, Hirosaki University, Japan
Shoichi Nakamura, Fukushima University, Japan
Fumiaki Sato, Toho University, Japan
Kazuhiko Sato, Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan
Kaoru Sugita, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Atsushi Tanaka, Yamagata University, Japan
Minoru Uehara, Toyo University, Japan

Network Control and Performance Evaluation
Ahmad Al-Dubai, Napier University, UK
Irfan Awan, Bradford University, UK
Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada
Jeremy Bradley, Imperial College, UK
Michele Colajanni, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Karim Djemame, Leeds University, UK
Rod Fatoohi, San Jose State University, USA
Omar Hammami, ENSTA, France
Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ahmad Khonsari, IPM, Iran
Leila Kloul, University of Versailles, France
Adlen Ksentini, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
Pedro Lopez, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Samia Loucif, UAE University, UAE
Lewis M. Mackenzie, University of Glasgow, UK
Geyong Min, Bradford University, UK
Behrooz Parhami, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Subash Saini, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Hamid Sarbazi-Azad, Sharif University&IPM, Iran
Alireza Shahrabi, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
Mineo Takai, University of California - Los Angeles, USA
Nigel Thomas, Newcastle University, UK
Abderezak Touzene, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Albert Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia

Pervasive/Ubiquitous Networks and Computing
Dharma P. Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, USA
Irfan Awan, University of Bradford, UK
Edward Babulak, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Sheng-Tzong Cheng, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Amitava Datta, University of Western Australia, Australia
Rasit Eskicioglu, University of Manitoba, Canada
Leong Hong-va, HongKong Polytechnic University, HK
Sajid Hussain, Acadia University, Canada
Thomas Kunz, Carleton University, Canada
Stan Kurkovsky, Central Connecticut State University, USA
Tan Kian Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wonjun Lee, Korea University, Korea
Jiandong Li, Xidian University, China
Ramiro Liscano, University of Ottawa, Canada
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
Nidal Nasser, University of Guelph, Canada
Jong Hyuk Park, Hanwha S&C Co., Ltd., Korea
Aaron Quigley, University College Dublin, Ireland
Pedro M. Ruiz, University of Murcia, Spain
S.S. Ravi, State University of New York at Albany, USA
Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Terry Todd, McMaster University, Canada
Yu-Chee Tseng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Agustinus Borgy Waluyo, Monash University, Australia
Ming Yu, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA
Qing-An Zeng, University of Cincinnati, USA

Security, Privacy and Trust (In cooperation with SSNDS-07)
Rocco Aversa, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Italy
Gerardo Canfora, Universita del Sannio, Italy
Roberto Canonico, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Valentina Casola, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Angelo Chianese, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Xiaowen Chu Hong, Kong Baptist University, China
Domenico Cotroneo, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Massimo De Santo, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Susanna Donatelli, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Pasquale Foggia, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Giuliana Franceschinis, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Giulio Iannello, Universita Campus Bio-Medico, Italy
Angelo Marcelli, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Nicola Mazzocca, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Antonio Picariello, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Paolo Prinetto, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Massimiliano Rak, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Italy
Luigi Romano, Universita di Napoli Partenope, Italy
Simon Pietro Romano, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Chunming Rong, University of Stavanger, Norway
Stefano Russo, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Carlo Sansone, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Jean-Marc Seigneur, University of Geneva Switzerland
Filippo Sorbello, Universita di Palermo, Italy
Christian Tchepnda, France Telecom, France
Francesco Tortorella, Universita di Cassino, Italy
Salvatore Venticinque, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Italy
Mario Vento, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Giorgio Ventre, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Umberto Villano, Universita del Sannio, Italy
Valeria Vittorini, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
George Yee, National Research Council, Canada
Deqing Zou, HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, China

Semantic Services and Computing
Bob Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
Kuo-Ming Chao, Coventry University, UK
Ismail Khalil Ibrahim, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
Hongen Lu, La Trobe University, Australia
Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia
Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia
Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, UK
Biplab Kumer Sarker, University of New Brunswick, Canada
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia