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Chief Patron
Dr. G. Viswanathan, Chancellor, VIT
 
Patrons
Sankar Viswanathan, Vice-President Vellore Institute of Technology
Sekar Viswanathan, Vice-President Vellore Institute of Technology
G. V. Selvam, Vice-President Vellore Institute of Technology
Sandhya Pentareddy, Executive Director, Vellore Institute of Technology
Kadhambari S. Viswanathan, Assistant Vice-President, VIT
Anand. A. Samuel, Vice Chancellor , Vellore Institute of Technology
S. Narayanan, Pro-VC, Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore
V. S. Kanchana Bhaaskaran, Pro-VC, Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai
P. K. Manoharan, Additional Registrar, VIT Chennai
 
Honorary General Chair
Raj Jain, Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox, Jr., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
 
General Chairs 
Erol Gelenbe, Institute of​ Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland​
Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Jagadeesh Kannan R, VIT, Chennai
 
General Executive Chair
Sabu M. Thampi, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K), Trivandrum
 
Program Chairs
Mohammed Atiquzzaman, University of Oklahoma, USA
Vipin Chaudhary, University at Buffalo (UB), SUNY, USA
Kuan-Ching Li, Providence University, Taiwan​
Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland
 
Workshop and Symposium Chairs
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Independent University, Bangladesh
Pradeep K. Atrey, State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, USA
 
Industry Track Chairs
Dilip Krishnaswamy, Reliance Industries Ltd, India
Arpan Pal, TCS Innovation Lab, Kolkata, India
Sougata Mukherjea, IBM India Research Lab, New Delhi, India
Anindita Banerjee, QuNu Labs, Bengaluru, India
 

Organizing Chair
Geetha S, SCSE, VIT, Chennai

Organizing Secretaries
Sweetlin Hemalatha C, VIT, Chennai
Suganya G, VIT, Chennai
Kumar R, VIT, Chennai 
 
Organizing Co-Chairs
Asha S., VIT, Chennai
Pattabiraman R, VIT, Chennai
Viswanathan V, VIT, Chennai
 
Tutorial Chairs
Domenico Ciuonzo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Maheshkumar H. Kolekar, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
 
Demo/Poster Chair
Sergey Mosin, Kazan Federal University, Russia
 
Advisory Committee
Mukesh Mohania, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-D), India
Oge Marques, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) (Boca Raton, Florida), USA
Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), USA
Axel Sikora, University of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany
Madhukar Pitke, Professor (Retired) at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Selwyn Piramuthu, University of Florida, USA
Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez, University of Salamanca, Spain
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy
Nallanathan Arumugam, King's College London, United Kingdom
Raj Kumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia 
Sameep Mehta, IBM Research - India
Bharat Bhargava, Purdue University, USA
Debabrata Das, International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore
Schahram Dustdar, The TU Wien, Austria
Sherali Zeadally, University of Kentucky, USA
V.N. Venkatakrishnan, University of Illinois at Chicago USA
Jorge Sá Silva, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal 
Jiankun Hu, University of New South Wales, Australia
Bharat Jayaraman, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA
Rajendra Boppana, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), USA
Jalel Ben-Othman, University of Paris 13, France
Stefan Fischer, University of Luebeck, Germany
 
TPC Members
Weihua Gao, Qualcomm Inc., USA
Roy George, Clark Atlanta University, USA
Mingyue Ji, University of Utah, USA
Yiming Ji, Georgia Southern University, USA
Donghyun Kim, Kennesaw State University, USA
Shad Kirmani, eBay, USA
Chung-Sheng Li, IBM Research, USA
Angelos Liveris, Wavelab Inc, USA
Jay Lofstead, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Hossein Malekinezhad, Michigan Technological University, USA
Haijun Pan, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Vishnu Pendyala, San Jose State University, USA
V. B. Surya Prasath, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Nandakishore Santhi, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Ricky Sethi, Fitchburg State University, USA
Gokarna Sharma, Kent State University, USA
Adriaan van Wijngaarden, Bell Laboratories, Nokia, USA
Hao Wang, Stanford University, USA
Alexander Wijesinha, Towson University, USA
Yingmeng Xiang, GEIRI North America, USA
Tingjun Xie, Micron Technology, USA
Alireza Ghasempour, ICT Faculty, USA
Selwyn Piramuthu, University of Florida, USA
Mehdi Rahmati, Rutgers University, USA
Geethapriya Thamilarasu, University of Washington Bothell, USA
Annamalai Annamalai, Prairie View A&M University, USA
Sergey Biryuchinskiy, Vigitek, Inc., USA
Edward Chlebus, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Wajeb Gharibi, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
Mohammed Kaabar, Moreno Valley College, USA
Thomas Little, Boston University, USA
Shamik Sengupta, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Bo Sheng, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Rui Zhang, University of Delaware, USA
Sriram Chellappan, University of South Florida, USA
Bhadrachalam Chitturi, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Dennis Franklin, Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus, USA
Imran Shafique Ansari, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Miguel López-Benítez, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Pavel Loskot, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Akbar Sheikh-Akbari, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Tianhua Xu, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Mohammad Al-Shabi, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Peng-Yong Kong, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Korhan Cengiz, Trakya University, Turkey
Cihat Cetinkaya, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Turkey
Muharrem Tümçakır, Aselsan Inc. Defense Systems Technologies Division, Turkey
Kittichai Lavangnananda, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Vitawat Sittakul, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Grienggrai Rajchakit, Maejo University, Thailand
Antar Abdul-Qawy, Faculty of Science, SUMAIT University, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Chin-Chih Chang, Chung-Hua University, Taiwan
Arijit Karati, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Lien-Wu Chen, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Mu-Song Chen, Electrical Engineering, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
Tzung-Pei Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Ming-Fong Tsai, National United University, Taiwan
You-Chiun Wang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Jiachyi Wu, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan
Stefan Mangold, Lovefield Wireless GmbH, Switzerland
Monowar Bhuyan, Umeå University, Sweden
Siamack Ghadimi, Lund University LTH, Sweden
Javid Taheri, Karlstad University, Sweden
Pablo Corral, Miguel Hernández University, Spain
Maria Julia Fernandez-Getino Garcia, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Javier Gozalvez, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain
Francisco Martinez, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Julio Sahuquillo, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Jose Santa, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain
John Vardakas, IQUADRAT Informatica S. L. Barcelona, Spain
Juan-Carlos Cano, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Felix J. Garcia Clemente, University of Murcia, Spain
Jaime Lloret, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Pietro Manzoni, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Addisson Salazar, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Pradeep Kumar, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Anna Antonyová, University of Prešov in Prešov, Slovakia
Jozef Kapusta, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
Jan Skalka, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
Peter Svec, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
Duc Le, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Justin Dauwels, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Narasimhan Sundararajan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dragana Krstić, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš, Serbia
Saber Feki, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Mohammad Siraj, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Nisar Ahmed, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Sergey Mosin, Kazan Federal University, Russia
Bogdan Cristea, Lenovo, Romania
Radu Arsinte, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Diogo Gomes, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Maria Paula Queluz, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Ricardo Vardasca, LABIOMEP, LAETA-INEGI, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Augusto Casaca, INESC-ID, Portugal
Nuno Domingues, ISEL, Portugal
António Espírito Santo, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Paulo Montezuma, FCT-UNL, Portugal
Paulo Pinto, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
António Rodrigues, IT / Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Jorge Sá Silva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Christophe Soares, University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Maria Ganzha, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Dariusz Gasior, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Marcin Paprzycki, IBSPAN, Poland
Mariusz Zal, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Piotr Zwierzykowski, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Mariusz Glabowski, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Yassine Salih-Alj, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
Mhamed Bakrim, University of Cadi Ayyad Marrakesh, Morocco
Victoria Erosa, Former Affiliation to City University of Applied Sciences, Hochshule, Bremen, Mexico
César Cárdenas, Tecnológico de Monterrey - Campus Guadalajara, Mexico
Gordana Jovanovic Dolecek, INAOE, Mexico
Badrul Hisham Ahmad, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
Mohd Ashraf Ahmad, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Nabihah Ahmad, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Abdul Halim Ali, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Su Fong Chien, MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia
Syahrul Fahmy, TATI University College, Malaysia
Yee Loo Foo, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Sulaiman Wadi Harun, Uni Malaya, Malaysia
Soo King Lim, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Tek Yong Lim, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Mohd Murtadha Mohamad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Mas Rina Mustaffa, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Mazliza Othman, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Zaid Shamsan, Wireless Communication Center, Malaysia
Tien Choon Toh, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Sook Fern Yeo, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Sébastien Faye, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg
Imad Jawhar, Al Maaref University, Lebanon
Mohammed Baidas, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Vishal Sharma, Soonchunhyang University, Korea (South)
Bayu Adhi Tama, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea (South)
In-Ho Lee, Hankyong National University, Korea (South)
Young-Joo Suh, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea (South)
Mike Asiyo, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya
Osama Abu-Sharkh, Princess Sumaya University For Technology, Jordan
Minh-Son Dao, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Noriko Etani, Peach Aviation Limited, Japan
Hiromasa Habuchi, Ibaraki University, Japan
Gen Motoyoshi, NEC Corporation, Japan
Quang Nguyen, Waseda University, Japan
Scott Trent, IBM Research - Tokyo, Japan
Takuya Asaka, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Koichi Asatani, Nankai University, Japan
Mitsunori Makino, Chuo University, Japan
Kien Nguyen, Chiba University, Japan
Yoshiaki Shiraishi, Kobe University, Japan
Julian Webber, Osaka University, Japan
Alessandro Carrega, CNIT, Italy
Arianna D'Ulizia, CNR, Italy
Mauro De Sanctis, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Rosario Garroppo, University of Pisa, Italy
Fabrizio Granelli, University of Trento, Italy
Koteswararao Kondepu, Sculoa Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
Christian Esposito, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy
Stefano Chessa, Universita' di Pisa, Italy
Domenico Ciuonzo, University of Naples Federico II, IT, Italy
Daniel Giusto, University of Cagliari, Italy
Marco Listanti, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Renato Lo Cigno, University of Brescia, Italy
Michele Pagano, University of Pisa, Italy
Pierluigi Siano, University of Salerno, Italy
Brian Lee, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland
Vuong Ngo, University College Dublin, Ireland
Yuansong Qiao, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland
Mohammad Samar Ansari, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland
Daniel Martins, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
Rachit Agarwal, IIT Kanpur, India
Jagannath Aghav, College of Engineering, Shivajinagar Pune, India
Shajith Ali, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India
Kakelli Anil Kumar, Vellore Institute of Technology VIT University, India
Tajinder Arora, National Institute of Technology, India
Arti Arya, PESIT-Bangalore South Campus, India
Ritesh Badhai, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
M. Tariq Banday, University of Kashmir, India
Ramesh Battula, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India
Shajulin Benedict, Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, India
Dinesh Bhatia, North Eastern Hill University, India
Subhasis Bhattacharjee, Adobe Systems India Private Limited, India
Shilpi Birla, Manipal University Jaipur, India
Jaidhar C d, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), India
Abhishek Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Chinmay Chakraborty, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Nanda Kishore Chavali, Mathworks India Pvt Ltd., India
Ashok Kumar Das, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
Radhakrishnan Delhibabu, VIT Vellore, India
Yamuna Devi, VTU, Belagavi, India
Nishant Doshi, PDPU, India
Ashutosh Dubey, Trinity Institute of Technology and Research Bhopal, India
Nitul Dutta, Marwadi University, India
Omid Mahdi Ebadati E., Hamdard University, India
Muzzammil Hussain, Central University of Rajasthan, India
Suraiya Jabin, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
Shikha Jain, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India
Raveendranathan Kalathil Chellappan, College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram, India
Sanjay Koli, University of Pune, India
Ajey Kumar, Symbiosis International Deemed University (SIU), India
Binod Kumar, JSPM's Jayawant Institute of Computer Applications, Pune, India
S D  Madhu Kumar, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
Anand Kumar M, National Institute of Technology - Karnataka, India
Priyatosh Mandal, Centre for Development of Telematics, New Delhi, India
Dnyanesh Mantri, Pune University, India
Dheerendra Mishra, The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India
Amit Mittal, Chitkara University, India
Rana Mukherji, The ICFAI University Jaipur India, India
Savarimuthu Nickolas, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India
Nitish Ojha, DIT University, Dehradun, India
Karthik P, VTU, India
Mathiyalagan P, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, India
Sanjaya Kumar Panda, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, India
Sanjeev Patel, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India
K Pattanaik, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, India
Anitha Pillai, Hindustan University, Chennai, India
Munaga Prasad, IDRBT, India
A Amalin Prince, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, India
G. Ramachandra Reddy, Vellore Institute of Technology, India
Sudhir Routray, CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India
Ajitha S, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India
Asharaf S, IIITM-K, India
Muthukumar S, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Tamilnadu, India
Raghuram S, MSRIT, India
G. p. Sajeev, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
Sriram Sankaran, Amrita University, India
Neetu Sardana, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India
Sandhya Save, University of Mumbai, India
Ankit Saxena Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore MP India, India
Anirban Sengupta, Jadavpur University, India
Shahid Shah, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, J&K, India
Mohd Sharique, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Jankiballabh Sharma, Rajasthan Technical University, India
Monika Sikri, Cisco Systems India Pvt Ltd., India
Amit Singh, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India
Jyoti Singh, National Institute of Technology Patna, India
Pushpendra Singh, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, India
Sreedharan Pillai Sreelal, Indian Space Research Organization, India
Mukesh Taneja, Cisco Systems, India
Sudarshan Tsb, PES University, Bangalore, INDIA, India
Madhur Upadhayay, Shiv Nadar University, India
Terlapu Vital, JNTUK, India
Ram Narayan Yadav, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India
Ravi Dwivedi, VIT University Chennai, India
Nandini Mukherjee, Jadavpur University, India
Ravibabu Mulaveesala, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India
Manisha Shah, Institute of Technology,  Nirma University, India
Deepti Theng, G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, India
Manish Tiwari, Manipal University Jaipur, India
Robert Szabolcsi, Óbuda University, Hungary
Dimitris Chatzopoulos, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Hing Keung Lau, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tuen Mun), Hong Kong
Yiu-Wing Leung, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Tat Lok, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Vasileios Baousis, University of Athens, Greece
Katerina Kabassi, Ionian University, Greece
Charalampos Konstantopoulos, University of Piraeus, Greece
Sotiris Kotsiantis, University of Patras, Greece
Christos Bouras, University of Patras CTI&P-Diophantus, Greece
Vana Kalogeraki, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Ivana Ognjanovic, University of Donja Gorica, Greece
Harry Skianis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Michael Vrahatis, University of Patras, Greece
Munir Georges, Intel, Germany
Frank Schulz, SAP Research, Germany
A F M Sajidul Qadir, Samsung R&D Institute-Bangladesh, Germany
Wolfgang Hommel, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
Khalil Drira, LAAS-CNRS, France
Laurent Lefevre, INRIA, France
Nader Mbarek, LIB, University of Burgundy, France
Jose Rubio Hernán, Telecom SudParis, France
Thierry Monteil, LAAS-CNRS, University of Toulouse, France
Salah Bourennane, Ecole Centrale Marseille, France
Samson Lasaulce, CRAN (CNRS - University of Lorraine), France
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
Mohamed Mosbah, LaBRI/ Bordeaux University, France
Patrick Siarry, University of Paris XII, France
Jouni Tervonen, Bittium Wireless, Finland
Michele Albano, Aalborg University, Denmark
Sebastián Basterrech,  VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Pavel Bezpalec, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Marcel Pikhart, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Kamil Dimililer, Near East University, Cyprus
Vasos Vassiliou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
George Dekoulis, Mesoyios College, Cyprus
Goran Martinovic, Computer Science and Information Technologies, Croatia
Snjezana Rimac-Drlje, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek, Croatia
Fan Jiang, Xian University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Yangyang Li, China Academy of Electronics and Information Technology, China
Hongwu Liu, Shandong Jiaotong University, China
Ming Liu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Junfeng Wang, Tianjin University of Technology, China
Bin Yang, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
Yuan Zhang, Nanjing University, China
Chi-Hua Chen, Fuzhou University, China
Wei-Chiang Hong, Jiangsu Normal University, China
Philip Moore, Lanzhou University, China
Cheng Wang, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Wei Wei, Xi'an University of Technology, China
Jun He, Amazon Web Services, Canada
Moeiz Miraoui, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada
Brigitte Jaumard, Concordia University, Canada
Rossitza Goleva, New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria
Mohamed Saleem Haja Nazmudeen, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam
Mohammad Rakib Uddin, UniversitiTeknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam
Lisandro Lovisolo, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rodrigo Campos Bortoletto, Instituto Federal de São Paulo, Brazil
José Mario De Martino, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil
Carlos Kamienski, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Otavio Lavor, UFERSA, Brazil
Joel Rodrigues, Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Brazil
Wagner Santos, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil
Miguel Sovierzoski, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Parana´, Brazil
Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
José Luis Hernandez Ramos, European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC), Belgium
Edwin Lughofer, University of Linz, Austria
Gustavo Fernández Domínguez, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Herwig Zeiner, JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Austria
Peter Roessler, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria
Narottam Das, CQUniversity Australia, Australia
Hui Wu, University of New South Wales, Australia
Mahdi Jalili, RMIT University, Australia
Dang N. H. Thanh, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
Chung Tran, FPT University, Vietnam