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Organized by:


I.S.I.R., Osaka University
Co-organized by:

School of Science & Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University

Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University

In Cooperation with:

The Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence


Steering Committee
David Cheung, University of Hong Kong, China
Rao Kotagiri, University of Melbourne, Australia  (Life long member)

  Treasurer Graham Williams, ATO, Australia

  Members Arbee L. P. Chen, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, ROC
Ming-Syan Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC
Tu Bao Ho, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Masaru Kitsuregawa, Tokyo University, Japan
Huan Liu, Arizona State University, U.S.
Ee-Peng Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hiroshi Motoda, AFOSR/AOARD, Japan  (Life long member)
Jaideep Srivastava, University of Minnesota, U.S.A
Takao Terano, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Kyu-Young Whang, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Korea
Chengqi Zhang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ning Zhong, Maebashi Institute of Technology, Japan
Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University, China
  PAKDD Distinguished Contribution Award Selection Committee
  Chair Graham Williams, ATO, Australia
  PAKDD Most Influential Paper Award Selection Committee
  Chair Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University, China