ALI RIDHO BARAKBAH
received his Bachelor degree from Department of Informatics, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia in 1997 and PhD degree from Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan, in 2011. Since 2001, he works with Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (known as Electronic Engineering Politechnic Institute of Surabaya, or EEPIS), Indonesia, at the Department of Information and Computer Engineering. Currently, he is head of Knowledge Engineering Research group in EEPIS. He serves as Vice-president of International Society of Knowledge Creation. He also serves as the program chair for annual International Electronics Symposium (IES). Since 2012, he serves as the program chair for annual joint-conference on Knowledge Creation and Intelligent Computing (KCIC). His research interests are Clustering, Intelligent Computing, Semantic Image Retrieval, Socio-Cultural Computing, Reinforcement Learning and Knowledge Engineering. For scientific activities, he involves in some joint-works and collaborative researches with both National and International institution partners. He also is often invited annually as a guest researcher and visiting professor in Keio University.