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Previous Invited Speakers

The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous IoTBDS conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.

2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016


Multi-objective Evolutionary Federated Learning  
Yaochu Jin, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Interpretability and Explainability Facets of Data Analytics: Symbols and Information Granules  
Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada

Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0: Challenges from a Data Analysis Perspective  
Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), United States


Edge Intelligence - The Co-evolution of Humans, IoT, and AI    
Schahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

New Horizons in IoT Workflows Provisioning in Edge and Cloud Datacentres for Fast Data Analytics: The Osmotic Computing Approach    
Rajiv Ranjan, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Reference Architectures for Cloud-based Platforms: Convergence vs. Diversification    
Robert Lovas, SZTAKI, Hungary


Quality Data Processing for Deep Learning  
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain

New Predictive Knowledge Discovery from Unstructured Big Data: Images  
Bonghee Hong, Pusan National University, Korea, Republic of

Clouds for Real-Time Applications - Scheduling Issues and Research Directions
Eleni Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


CLOUD, Trigger of a Socio-economic Revolution
Tobias Hoellwarth, EuroCloud Europe, Austria

Scientific Workflows in the Era of Clouds    
Péter Kacsuk, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary

Will Cloud Gain an Edge?    
Lee Gillam, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Smart Connected Digital Factories: Unleashing the Power of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet    
Mike Papazoglou, Tilburg University, Netherlands


Big Data, Smart Data and Imbalanced Classification - Preprocessing, Models and Challenges  
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain

Assimilated Learning - Bridging the Gap between Big Data and Smart Data
Yi-ke Guo, , United Kingdom

Challenges on Big data based Clouds Health-Care for Risk Predictions based on Ensemble Classifiers and Subjective Analysis
Hamido Fujita, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

Big Data - Evolution, Trends and Opportunities  
Roy Cecil, IBM Portugal, Portugal


Complexity Science with the Internet of Things  
Peter Sloot, Complexity Institute Singapore, Singapore; ITMO St. Petersburg; Russion Federation; University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

The New Era of Multi-dimensional Data Management  
Verena Kantere, University of Geneva, Switzerland

RTTMM: Role Based 3-Tier Mobility Model for Evaluation of Delay Tolerant Routing Protocols in Post Disaster Situation    
Mohammed Atiquzzaman, University of Oklahoma, United States

Towards Building Cyber-physical Ecosystems of People, Processes, and Things    
Schahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Security and Privacy in the Cloud    
Pierangela Samarati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy