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					                               ICTTA’08


                    FINAL PROGRAM
April 7 - 11, 2008, Umayyad Palace, Damascus, Syria




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SUNDAY, April 6th, 2008


                       ICTTA’08 – REGISTRATION

                             (10:00 – 16:00)




                          Opening Ceremony
                     Dar Al Assad for Culture & Arts
                             Opera Theatre
                    Sunday April 6th, 2008 at 6:00pm




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Monday, April 07, 2008
ICTTA’08 – REGISTRATION                             (08:00 – 18:00)


                                                                    INVITED Talks

                                   Al Khwarizmi                                                                             Al Biruni
10 : 30
                               Thomas Schulze, Good Reasons for a Publicly                Thomas Wehr, Market Based Process
                               Owned Non-Public Professional Mobile Radio                 Management, Detecon International
                                 (PMR) Network such as TETRA, Detecon                                  GmbH
                                           International GmbH                          Leverage telecommunication Trends to
                              Good Reasons for a Publicly Owned Non-Public
                                Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) Network                     Exploit Full Market Potential
 11 :00
                              Prof. Annie Gravey, Institut TELECOM-                       Alexander Meissner, Market Based
                                TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, France                             Process Management, Detecon
                                Traffic engineering issues in fixed                              International GmbH
                                   Broadband Access Networks                            Market based Process Management
 11 :30
                     11 : 30                   13 : 15              14 : 30                     16 : 15           16 : 45                    18 : 45

                               E-Business & E-                                E-Business & E-                               E-Business & E-
  Al Khwarizmi




                                  Banking                                        Banking                                       Banking
     Room :




                                    –I–                                            – II –                                       – III –
                                   ICA11                                          ICA12                                         ICA13

                                  Digital                                     Digital                                       Academic Research
                              Communications                              Communications                                      in Developing
  Al Biruni
  Room :




                                                                                                                                Countries
                                 – Coding                                    – OFDM
                                                                                                                                Panel
                                  TEL14                                       TEL15
                                                                                                                              Discussion
                                                         LUNCH                                        COFFEE
                                                         BREAK            Telemedicine in                 BREAK                E-Health &
                               ICT & Education                              developing                                        Biomedical
  Jabir Ibn Haiyan Avicenna
                    Room :




                                                                                                          (16 : 15
                                    ICA03                (13 : 15        countries (Special                                   Applications
                                                                                                             –
                                                            –                 Session)                    16 : 45)               ICA05
                                                         14 : 30)              ICA04
                               Signal & Image                                     Trends in                                    Distributed
                              Segmentation by                                  HighVolume                                   Systems, Parallel
       Room :




                                   Spectral                                   Signal & Image                                Computing & Grid
                               Clustering IP01:                                Processing &                                   Technology
                               (Special Session)                                                                                 SEN11
                                                                               Transmission
                                 Knowledge                                      IP19 (Special
                                                                                 Knowledge                                    ANN, Fuzzy
                                Management,                                       Session)
                                                                               Management,
  Al Kindi
  Room :




                                                                                                                             Approaches &
                               Decision Making                                Decision Making                                   Related
                                Systems – I –                                  Systems – II –                                 Applications
                                   SEN03                                          SEN04                                           IP05
                               Components &                                Archaeological
  Room :
  Al Razi




                                 Circuits for                               Information
                              Communications                             Systems & Cultural
                                     -I-                                      Heritage
                                                                          (Special Session)
                                    TEL18
                                                                               ICA01


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                            Tuesday, April 08, 2008
                            ICTTA’08 – REGISTRATION                  (08:00 – 18:00)


                                                                         INVITED Talk (11:15 – 11:45)

                                                     Pr. Amedeo Napoli, LORIA, Nancy, FRANCE
                                        Current trends in Knowledge Discovery guided by Domain Knowledge


                                                                            (Room:     Al Khwarizmi)

                  09 : 00                   10 : 45      11 : 45                 13 : 30      15 : 00                   16 : 45 17 : 15                     19 : 00

                              Database &                              Agents &                             Systems &                         Systems &
Al Khwarizmi




                               Knowledge                             Multiagents                            Software                          Software
   Room :




                              Management                            Systems in ICT                      Engineering – I –                 Engineering – II –
                                Systems               COFFEE            SEN02                                SEN08                             SEN09
                                SEN01                 BREAK
                                                      (10 :
                                                       45
                              Networking                –                                               Network                         Innovation &
                               Theory &               11 :     Mobile & Cellular                     Management,                      Entrepreneurship
Al Biruni
 Room :




                                                       15)       Networks                           Routing & Mobile                  Panel Discussion
                              Technologie                                                  LUNCH
                                                                                           BREAK                             COFFEE
                                 TEL07                              TEL09                  (13 :        Services             BREAK
                                                                                            30           TEL10               (16 :
                                                                                             –                                45
                                                                                           15 :       Information-             –        Information-
                                                        &                                   00)                              17 :
                                Speech                               Speech Sigal                   Image indexing &                  Image indexing &
Jabir Ibn Haiyan Avicenna
                  Room :




                                                                                                                              15)
                              Recognition                             Processing                        retrieval                         retrieval
                                 IP06                                    IP07                             –I–                               – II –
                                                  Invited                                                 IP02                              IP03
                                                    Talk
                                                   (11 :          Optical                              Optical                             Image Coding,
                                                     15
                              Antennas &                       Communications                       Communications                         Compressions,
     Room :




                                                      –
                              Propagation           11 :           –I–                                  – II –                              Joint Source
                                 TEL01              45)           TEL02                                TEL03                               Channel coding
                                                                                                                                                IP16

                              Security of                                                               Cryptography,                     Cryptography,
Al Kindi




                              mobile and                               Security                         authentication,                   authentication,
Room :




                               wireless                              Engineering                          and access                        and access
                               networks                                 TEL21                             control - I -                     control - II -
                                TEL20                                                                       TEL22                             TEL23
                            Image Processing                       Robotic Vision &                                                       Remote sensing
Room :
Al Razi




                               & Pattern                             Applications                       Medical Imaging                     & SONAR
                              Recognition                          (Special Session)                         IP18                            Imaging
                                  IP15                                   IP20                                                                  IP08




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                            Wednesday, April 09, 2008
                            ICTTA’08 – REGISTRATION                (08:00 – 18:00)


                                                                      INVITED TALK: (11:15 – 11:45)

                                         Pr. Mohamed BEN AHMED, ENSI-University of La Manouba, TUNISIA
                                      From Knowledge Engineering to Ontological Engineering: a New Paradigm?


                                                                           (Room: Al Khwarizmi)




                  09 : 00                        10 : 45 11 : 45                         13 : 30      15 : 00                   16 : 45 17 : 15                    19 : 00

                               E-Learning – I –                      E-Learning – II –                          E-Government                      E-Government
Al Khwarizmi




                                   ICA09                              ICA10 (Trends,                                 –I–                               – II –
   Room :




                                                      COFFEE       solutions & innovative
                                 Experience,          BREAK                                                         ICA06                             ICA07
                                                                      approaches for E-
                               Feedbacks and           (10 :
                                                                    learning challenges)
                                                        45
                             Adaptive E-learning
                                                         –
                                                       11 :
                               Computer Vision          15)         Computer Vision                             Video, Motion                     ICT in Intelligent
                              Systems & Imaging                    Systems & Imaging                              Detection,                       Transportation
Al Biruni
 Room :




                              Applications – I –                   Applications – II –                           Multimedia                            Systems
                                     IP13                                 IP14                                   Applications                           ICA08
                                                                                                                    IP17
                                                        &
                                                                                               LUNCH                                 COFFEE
                              Signal Processing                    Signal Processing           BREAK        Signal Processing        BREAK    Signal Processing
                               & Applications                       & Applications                 (13 :     & Applications          (16 :     & Applications
Jabir Ibn Haiyan Avicenna
                  Room :




                                                                                                    30                                45
                                     –I–              Invited            – II –                      –            – III –              –            – IV –
                                     IP09               Talk              IP10                     15 :            IP11              17 :            IP12
                                                       (11 :                                        00)                               15)
                                                         15
                                                          –
                                Components,                        Ad Hoc Networks                             3G/4G &
                                                        11 :
                                 Circuits for                           TEL08                               Next Generation                       MIMO Systems
     Room :




                                                        45)
                              Communications -                                                                 Networks                              TEL13
                                     II -                                                                        TEL06
                                    TEL19

                              Very Large Business                  Very Large Business                             QoS                                QoS
                              Applications (Special                Applications (Special
Al Kindi




                                                                                                                Management                         Management
Room :




                                 Session) – I –                       Session) – II –
                                     SEN13                                SEN14                                    -I-                                - II -
                                                                                                                  TEL11                              TEL12




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Thursday, April 10, 2008
ICTTA’08 – REGISTRATION                        (08:00 – 18:00)


                                                 INVITED TALK: (11:15 – 11:45)

               Prof. Aris M. Ouksel, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
         Emergent Semantics and Self-Organization in Organizational Workflows


                                                    (Room: Al Khwarizmi)
                                 09 : 00                     10 : 45 11 : 45                    13 : 30 15 : 00

                                              Software                      Web Service &
               Al Khwarizmi




                                            Architecture &                 Web Engineering
                  Room :




                                                Software                       SEN07
                                              Development
                                                SEN10
                                                                 COFFEE
                                           Communication         BREAK
                                                                           Communication
                                                                 (10 :
                                            Systems - I –                   Systems - II –
               Al Biruni




                                                                  45
                Room :




                                               TEL16               –           TEL17
                                                                 11 :
                                                                                                    LUNCH
                                                                  15)                               BREAK
                                                                                                    (13 :
                                             Information                     Information             30
                                             Systems and                     Systems and              –
               Jabir Ibn Haiyan Avicenna
                                 Room :




                                                                   &                                15 :
                                           Applications – I –              Applications – II –       00)
                                                SEN05                           SEN06
                                                                Invited
                                              Data Mining,        Talk             ICT &
                                           Information Fusion    (11 :          Information
                    Room :




                                                                   15
                                               & Machine                       Society Issues
                                                                    –
                                                Learning          11 :             ICA02
                                                 SEN12            45)

                                              Linguistics,
               Al Kindi




                                           Terminology and                    Biometrics
               Room :




                                            Text Processing                (Special Session)
                                                  IP04                           IP21

                                           Wireless Sensor                    Satellite
                                            Networks &                        & Space
               Room :
               Al Razi




                                              Services                     Communications
                                               TEL05                           TEL04




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Friday, April 11, 2008


                           SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
                 Visit to the "Krak des Chevaliers"




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ICT – Information Society
ICA01:   Archaeological Information Systems & Cultural Heritage (Special Session)
ICA02:   ICT & Information Society Issues
ICA03:   ICT & Education
ICA04:   Telemedicine in developing countries (Special Session)
ICA05:   E-Health & Biomedical Applications

E-Government                     ICA06:        E-Government – I –
                                 ICA07:        E-Government – II –

ICT in Intelligent Transportation Systems
                             ICA08: ICT in Intelligent Transportation Systems

E-Learning                       ICA09: E-Learning – I –
                                 ICA10: E-Learning – II –

E-Business & E-Banking           ICA11: E-Business & E-Banking – I –
                                 ICA12: E-Business & E-Banking – II –
                                 ICA13: E-Business & E-Banking – III –



ICA01:   Archaeological Information Systems & Cultural Heritage (Special Session)    (Monday, April 07, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Oriane Matte                    Dr. Georgios Karagiannis
                          Kalamoon University, SYRIA          Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre, GREECE

    1.   ICTTA669: “E-Archeology+: An integrated expert system dedicated to Archeology”, V. Abajian, A. Matte-Tailliiez,
         S.A. Mahé, F. Ghitalla, Informatics Laboratory, Gen. Directorate of Antiquities & Museums, SYRIA
    2.   ICTTA718: “Artworks' stratigraphy determination, by UV/VIS/nIR/mIR diffuse reflectance spectra processing
         using neural network techniques and acoustic microscopy echo graphs using wavelet and Hilbert Huang
         transform”, G. Karagiannis, D. Alexiadis, G. Sergiadis, C. Salpistis, "ORMYLIA" Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre,
         Chalkidiki, GREECE
    3.   ICTTA670: “A chain of Text-mining to Extract Information in Archaeology”, A. Amrani, V. Abajian, Y. Kodratoff, O.
         Matte-Tailliez, University Paris 11, Orsay, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA104: “Perceptions of Sudan Memory Institutions' Professionals to Digital Technology”, R. A. Ghobrial,
         National Centre for Research, Khartoum, SUDAN
    5.   ICTTA550: “Designing Evolutionary Workflow Processes: a Version-based Approach”, M. A. Chaâbane, L.
         Bouzguenda, R. Bouaziz, E. Andonoff, F. Gargouri, Institut Sup. d’Informatique et du Multimédia de Sfax, TUNISIA
    6.   ICTTA570: “Contextualized access to the Archeological Heritage by means of semantically interconnected
         interactive environments”, S. Valtolina, P. Mussio, Università degli Studi di Milano ia Comelico, Milano, ITALY
    7.   ICTTA649: “10 years of computers and archaeology in the valley of the Coliseum at Rome (1998-2008)”, C.
         Panella, E. Brienza, M. Fano, R. Carlani, Faculty of Scienze Umanistiche, Sapienza Università di Roma, ITALY
    8.   ICTTA119: “Automatic detection of archaeological sites using a hybrid process of Remote Sensing, Gis
         techniques and a shape detection algorithm”, A. Di Iorio, ROVSING A/S, DENMARK

ICA02:   ICT & Information Society Issues                                             (Thursday, April 10, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Jihad M. Alja'am                   Prof. Antonio Alabau
                         Qatar University, QATAR                Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, SPAIN

    1.   ICTTA130: “The State of Qatar Informative Web Portal”, J. M. Alja'am, Kh. Al-Habsi, A. AL-Yazory, N. Al-Sada,
         Mhd. Al-Souli, Qatar University, QATAR
    2.   ICTTA600: “Preliminary Literature Review of Policy Engineering Method”, Ch. Feltus, Centre de Recherche Public
         Henri Tudor, LUXEMBOURG
    3.   ICTTA275: “Telecom Regulator??!! Is It A Necessity or Lavishness??!!”, A. Khoja, ICT & Automatic Control, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA431: “Transforming info-based agricultural portal to knowledge based agricultural hub”, F. Ahmad, N. H.
         Zakaria, W. R. Sheikh-Osman, Universiti Utara, MALAYSIA


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    5.   ICTTA620: “Systems Development Projects”, I. Tadros, S. Hammami, Kh. Al-Zoubi, Al-Balqa applied university,
         JORDAN
    6.   ICTTA654: “Criteria for Collaborators Search”, Y. Lafifi, T. Bensebaa, Guelma University, ALGERIA
    7.   ICTTA633: “Streamlining the Global Village Grid through Unifying E-Governments, E-Businesses, and E-
         Commerce”, S. M. Hashemi, M.R. Razzazi, Mhd. Teshnehlab, Islamic Azad University, IRAN

ICA03:   ICT & Education                                                                 (Monday, April 07, 11:30 – 13:15)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Najib Abd Alwahed                             Pr. Fawaz A. Masoud
                         Deputy Minister of Higher Education, SYRIA        King Abdullah II School for IT, JORDAN

    1.   ICTTA721: “Quality Assuring of Distance Education”, M. Batura, V. Krasovski, I. Tavgen, Belarusian State
         University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Minsk, BELARUS (Invited Paper)
    2.   ICTTA712: “A Suggested Framework for Producing Electronic Courses”, F. A. M. Masoud, A. A. Hudaib, A. Sharieh,
         The University of Jordan, King Abdullah II School for Information Technology, Amman, JORDAN (Invited Paper)
    3.   ICTTA235: “UOS EASY EXAM Arabic Computer Based Examination System”, Mhd. Jaballah, S. Harous, H. Yagi,
         University of Sharjah, UAE
    4.   ICTTA479: “Teaching Human Computer Interaction Methods in Embedded System Design”, I. Al Kamal, A. Al
         Bashar, American University of Beirut, LEBANON
    5.   ICTTA584: “Effectiveness of Undergraduate Software Engineering Courses in the Creation of Specialists as
         Reflected in Jordanian Business Institutions”, B. Dudin, A. El-Sheikh, University of Petra, JORDAN
    6.   ICTTA154: “Data Warehousing an Academic Discipline ‘Curriculum Development Approach, Methodologies and
         Issues”, S. Najam-ul-Hassan, M. Uddin-Shaikh, U. I. Janjua, Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad,
         PAKISTAN
    7.   ICTTA031: “ICTE and new professional degree programs in higher education: anthropological approaches”, P.
         Plantard, Université Européenne de Bretagne - Rennes 2, FRANCE

ICA04:   Telemedicine in developing countries (Special Session)                       (Monday, April 07, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Co-Chairs:       Dr. Hanene TRICHILI                        Dr. Mounir DHIBI
                          ISBS, Sfax University, Sfax, TUNISIA       TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA703: “Telemedicine in developing countries”, H. Trichili, M. Dhibi, B. Solaiman, ISBS, Sfax University
         (Tunisia) & TELECOM Bretagne, Brest (France), TUNISIA
    2.   ICTTA702: “Role of Arab Telemedicine Society in Support of e-Health”, A. EL-Matri, Arab Telemedicine Society,
         TUNISIA
    3.   ICTTA704: “Telemedicine in Tunisia: links with European, Arab and African countries”, A. EL-Matri, Arab
         Telemedicine Society, TUNISIA
    4.   ICTTA688: “E-Accessibility”, S. Alsayed, Afak Al-Rough (NGO), Damascus, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA166: “Determinants of the individual acceptance of the telemedicine”, H. Mezni, O. Zeribi-Benslimane,
         IHEC Carthage, TUNISIA
    6.   ICTTA707: “Indexing the patient recordfile: a 15-year experience in a French hospital”, J.M. Cauvin, C. Le Guillou,
         L.Lecornu, Medical Information Department. University Hospital, Brest, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA665: “Determination of information system adoptions in private hospitals in Malaysia”, T. Naing, Y.
         Zainuddin, S.Zailani, Universiti Sains, MALAYSIA

ICA05:   E-Health & Biomedical Applications                                               (Monday, April 07, 16:45 – 18:45)
         Chair:         Pr. Ridha Ben Salah                                        Pr. Sliman Ghabsi
                        Faculty of Medicine Ibn EL Jazzar Sousse, TUNISIA          ISBS, Sfax University, Sfax, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA716: “AMP Noninvasive Hemogram Analyzer Operating Theory ”, A. Malykhin, S. Issa, A. Pulavskyi, the
         Institute of neurology, psychiatry and narcology of Ukraine AMS, UKRAINE (Invited Paper)
    2.   ICTTA720: “Automatical diagnosis of cardiac diseases by cepstral processing of the bioimpedance signal”, R.
         Ben-Salah, S.Mansouri, Faculté de Médecine Ibn EL Jazzar Sousse, TUNISIA (Invited Paper)
    3.   ICTTA415: “A SoC Electronic Pill (ePille®) with 32bit SIRIUS Processor and Bidirectional Communication System
         used for Biomedical Telemetry Applications”, N. Fawaz, D. Jansen, Institute for Applied Research, Offenburg,
         GERMANY
    4.   ICTTA711: “Using Gene Ontology to Generate Biological Contexts for Augmenting Statistical Patterns of
         Molecular Data”, Y. alSafadi, A. Janevski, M. Simpson, N. Banerjee, D. Schaffer, Philips Research Briarcliff Manor,
         NY, USA
    5.   ICTTA265: “New trends in instrumented knee prostheses”, Sh. Almouahed, Ch. Hamitouch, E. Stindel, Ch. Roux,
         TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA297: “Applying Multi-agent Systems Coordination to the Diabetic Healthcare Collaboration”, P. Zhang, G.
         Bai, B.Carlsson, S. J. Johansson, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Blekinge, SWEDEN




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    7.   ICTTA708: “Alteration in dialogical communication : the status of the language in the palliation of speech
         trouble”, M.Abraham, TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    8.   ICTTA234: “The effect of network characteristics on e-health Telehaptics applications: Application of suture
         gestures in distributed virtual surgical environment”, F. Al-Chama, D. Chêne, N. Tarrin, E. Monacelli, S. Delaplace,
         C. Cornelius, LISV, UVSQ & Orange Labs Vélizy, FRANCE
    9.   ICTTA723: “Predicting blood glucose levels in diabetics using feature extraction and Artificial Neural Networks”,
         Kh.Eskaf, O. Badawi, T.Ritchings, Computer Engineering Department, AAST, EGYPT



SATELLITE WORKSHOP: “E-Government”
                                             Pr. Roland Traunmüller
     Silver Medal of Honor (in recognition of lifelong academic contributions to the Republic of
                                              AUSTRIA)
                                    University of Linz, AUSTRIA

ICA06:   E-Government – I –                                                         (Wednesday, April 09, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Roland Traunmüller                           Dr. Amr Armanazi
                        University of Linz, AUSTRIA                      SSRC, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA020: “Perspectives e-Government 2020: Results and Conclusions from the EC Roadmap 2020 Project”, M.
         Wimmer, R. Traunmüller, University of Koblenz, AUSTRIA. (Invited Paper)
    2.   ICTTA274: “E-Government Between Dream & Reality”, A. Khoja, ICT & Automatic Control, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA623: “Government Resources Planning and user satisfaction for Jordan e-government”, I. Tadros, S.
         Hammami, Kh. Al-Zoubi, Al-Balqa applied university, JORDAN
    4.   ICTTA211: “Human and Electronic-based Knowledge Enablement in E-government”, Z. Alzoabi, M. Alnoukari, The
         Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA343: “The Comparison of Different E-readiness Assessment Tools”, L. Beig, A. Ghavamifar, Ministry of ICT
         Tehran, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA040: “Web 2.0: A New Basis for E-Government?”, D. de Kool, J. Van Wamelen, University Rotterdam, The
         NETHERLANDS
    7.   ICTTA062: “Advanced e-Governmental Solutions for Global Trade”, N. Bjørn-Andersen, L. Razmerita,
         Copenhagen Business School, DENMARK
    8.   ICTTA205: “A proposed maturity model for e-government”, K. A. Shahkooh, F. Saghafi, Iran Telecommunication
         Research Centre, IRAN
    9.   ICTTA537: “Electronic Consulting In Marketing”, M. Karegar, A. Isazadeh, F. Fartash, T. Saderi, Islamic Azad
         University of Tabriz, IRAN

ICA07:   E-Government – II –                                                          (Wednesday, April 09, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Amr Armanazi                                 Pr. Roland Traunmüller
                        SSRC, Damascus, SYRIA                            University of Linz, AUSTRIA

    1.   ICTTA083: “State of e-Government in Europe: The European e-Government Awards 2007”, Ch. Leitner, R.
         Traunmüller, University of Krems, AUSTRIA
    2.    ICTTA416: “eGovernment in the EU New Member States: Drivers, Barriers and Challenges of Development”, P.
         Gáspár, R. A. Jaksa, Director, ICEG European Center, HUNGARY
    3.   ICTTA248: “Clustering the Countries According to Relation Between E-Government and Transparency”, K. A.
         Shahkooh, M. Fasanghari, Iran Telecommunication Research Centre, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA146: “Analysis about the Diffusion of Data Standards inside European Public Organizations”, B. Rossi, B.
         Russo, G.Succi, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, ITALY
    5.   ICTTA035: “A comparative Italian-Spanish analysis of European environmental information and right of access”,
         C.Maioli, E. S. Jordàn, University di Bologna, ITALY
    6.   ICTTA361: “The Influential Factors in Employing IRAN E-Government Portal: Survey of Information Quality”,
         Mhd. Soury, Z. Ziaee, Mhd. Hassan Shenassa, Islamic Azad University, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA608: “Geographic Information Science: a Step Toward Geo-governance Solutions”, E. Caiaffa, S. Cardinali,
         A. Screpanti, E. Valpreda, ENEA – Italian National Agency for New Technology, Energy and the Environment –
         Rome, ITALY




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SATELLITE WORKSHOP: “Intelligent Transportation Systems”
                                            Pr. Markos Papageorgiou
                                      Technical University of Crete, GREECE

ICA08:   ICT in Intelligent Transportation Systems                                   (Wednesday, April 09, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:         Pr. Markos Papageorgiou                      Pr. Marion Berbineau
                            Technical University of Crete, GREECE        INRETS, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA729: “Adaptive Fine-Tuning for Large-Scale Complex Nonlinear Systems”, E. Kosmatopoulos, M.
         Papageorgiou, I. Papamichail, K. Aboudolas, D. Papadaki, I. Betsis, Technical University of Crete, GREECE (Invited
         Paper)
    2.   ICTTA114: “Toward An Intelligent Informative System to Determine Locations Paths in Doha City”, J. M. Alja'am,
         Sh. A. Hassan, L. Burshaid, A. Ali, S. Kaseem, Qatar University, QATAR
    3.   ICTTA153: “An Algorithm for Map Matching For Car Navigation System”, S. Taghipour, Mhd. R. Meybodi,
         Amirkabir University of Technology, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA299: “Analysis of Novel Dual-Resonant and Dual-Polarized Frequency Selective Surface using Periodic
         contribution of Wave Concept Iterative Process: PPMS-WCIP”, E. Hajlaoui, H. Trabelsi, A. Gharsallah, H.
         Baudrand, Faculté des Sciences de Tunis, TUNISIA
    5.   ICTTA385: “Bayesian Networks and Probabilistic Data Association Methods for Multi-Object Tracking:
         Application to Road Safety”, B. Jida, R. Lherbier, M. Wahl, J. Ch. Noyer, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, LASL
         (E.A. 2600) Calais, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA521: “Application of Vehicle Telematics System in Fuzzy-Based HEV Control”, M. Montazeri-Gh, Mhd.
         Asadi, Iran University of Science and Technology Narmak, Tehran, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA700: “UWB Radar system for road anti-collision application”, L. Sakkila, Y. El Hillali, Ch. Tatkeu,
         J.M.Rouvaen, INRETS, Univ. Valencienne, FRANCE
    8.   ICTTA597: “Next Generation Vehicle Network: Web Enabled Car”, M. Mahfoud, N. Al Holou, University of Detroit
         Mercy, USA
    9.   ICTTA048: “Developing a Route Navigation System Using Genetic Algorithm”, S. Al-Qatawneh, S. Alhalabi, V.
         Samawi, University of Bradford, UK



SATELLITE WORKSHOP: “E-Learning”
                                                Pr. Yvon Kermarrec
                            INSITIT TELECOM, TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE

ICA09:   E-Learning – I – Experience, Feedbacks and Adaptive E-Learning           (Wednesday, April 09, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:        Pr. Yvon Kermarec                          Pr. Francesco Colace
                           TELECOM Bretagne, FRANCE                   Università degli Studi di Salerno, ITALY

    1.   ICTTA352: “E-Learning for Novice Programmers – A Dynamic Visualisation and Problem Solving Tool”, A. S.
         Scott, M. Watkins, D. McPhee, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, UK
    2.   ICTTA662: “Multimedia Learning in Advanced Computer-based Contexts: ‘Discovering Trier’”, F. Colace, N.
         Gagliardi, M. De Santo, Università degli Studi di Salerno, ITALY
    3.   ICTTA678: “The Using of E-Learning Techniques to Improve the Medical Education”, H. K. Muhsin, Delmon
         University for Science and Technology, BAHRAIN
    4.   ICTTA557: “Expansion of E-Learning in Iran”, Mhd. H. Varahram, I. Kheirizad, A. Mohammadi, M. A. Sangari,
         Ministry Of Science Research and Technology, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA105: “Semantic Indexing of e-learning Resources”, O. Ghebghoub, M. H. Abel, C. Moulin, University of Jijel,
         ALGERIA
    6.   ICTTA210: “Learners Experiences Reuse to Improve Personalized E-Learning”, R. Hadj-M’tir, L. Jeribi, B. Rumpler,
         ENSI Tunis, TUNISIA
    7.   ICTTA508: “Dynamic Generation of Adaptive Courses”, R.Shahin, L. Barakat, S. Mahmoud, M. Alkassar, Damascus
         University, Damascus, SYRIA




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ICA10:   E-Learning –II– Trends, solutions & innovative approaches                (Wednesday, April 09, 11:45 – 13:30)
         for E-learning challenges
         Co-Chairs:        Pr. Yvon Kermarec                          Dr. Said Youned
                           TELECOM Bretagne, FRANCE                   Kalamoun University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA214: “Learning Contents integrity verification on E-Learning Systems Using Digital Watermarking
         Technique”, Z. Sajjadi, N. Modiri, Islamic Azad University of Qazvin, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA661: “From E-Learning to T-Learning”, F. Colace, M. De Santo, P. Rocca Comite Mascambruno, A. Troiano,
         Università degli Studi di Salerno, ITALY
    3.   ICTTA242: “Student Modeling Using NN-HMM for EFL Course”, M. Homsi, R. Lutfi, R.M. Carro, Gh. Barakat,
         University of Aleppo, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA243: “A Hidden Markov Model Approach to Predict Students' Actions in an Adaptive and Intelligent Web-
         Based Educational system”, H. Homsi, R. Lutfi, M.R. Carros, Gh. Barakat, University of Aleppo, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA496: “Using Self-Assessments for predicting the success of study”, A. Abu-Baker, A. Tillmann, D. Krömker,
         J.Wolfgang, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, GERMANY
    6.   ICTTA474: “An Inference Network Model for Retrieving Reusable Learning Objects”, A. Khierbek, S. Salloum,
         A.Tannous, Damascus University, Damascus, SYRIA
    7.   ICTTA628: “Pervasive Technology-Enhanced Learning System Integrating Working and Learning Situations”,
         Ph.Nguyen-Cuong, S. Garlatti, Institut TELECOM, TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE



SATELLITE WORKSHOP:                               “E-Business & E-Banking”
                                             Dr. Ammar Joukhadar
                                          Damascus University, SYRIA

ICA11:   E-Business & E-Banking – I –                                                 (Monday, April 07, 11:30 – 13:15)
         Chair:          Dr. Ammar Joukhadar
                         Damascus University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA179: “EliXir: a framework for Building e-business applications”, A. Joukhadar, Damascus University, SYRIA
    2.   ICTTA180: “Improving Agility in Business Applications using Ontology Based Multilingual Understanding of
         Natural Business Rules”, A. Joukhadar, H. Al-Maghout, Damascus University, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA236: “Using Ontologies for Improvement of Tacit Knowledge's Flow in an Enterprise”, F. Ayazi, F. Shams,
         IRAN Telecommunication Research Center, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA285: “The Evolution of Small and Medium Enterprise in Digital Business Ecosystem Accelerating The
         Evolution and The Need for Web 2.0 and visualization”, M. Salam, L. Steenkamp, F.Khoury, Lawrence
         Technological University, USA

ICA12:   E-Business & E-Banking – II –                                                 (Monday, April 07, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Ammar Joukhadar                          Dr. Imed Riadh Fareh
                         Damascus University, SYRIA                   University of Jendouba, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA346: “The BPMSOA: Linking Utility Grid Services with Executable Business Processes using the π-ADL
         based Proxy Router”, Z. Abbas-Khan, Mhd. Odeh, CEMS, University of the West of England, UK
    2.   ICTTA377: “The prevision of banking crises: Probit versus Neurons Networks Model”, W. Tazarki, I. R. Fareh, J.
         Chichti, University of Jendouba, TUNISIA
    3.   ICTTA404: “A New Method for Decision Making and Planning in Enterprises”, M. Javanbakht, F. Shams-Aliee, M.
         A.Seyyedi, Azad University,Tehran, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA411: “Wallet Based E-Cash System for Secured Multi-hop Cash Exchange”, H. Kreft, W. Adi, Technical
         University of Braunschweig, GERMANY
    5.   ICTTA429: “Presenting a method to use benchmarking in entreprise architecture planning process according to
         FEAF”, A. Akkasi, M.A. Seyyedi, F. Shams, Islamic azad university Tehran, IRAN

ICA13:   E-Business & E-Banking – III –                                               (Monday, April 07, 16:45 – 18:45)
         Chair:          Dr. Ammar Joukhadar
                         Damascus University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA663: “Ontology for E-Business: a Semantic MultiLevel Approach”, F. Colace, N. Pasquino, P. Senatore,
         Università degli Studi di Salerno, ITALY




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  2.   ICTTA493: “Towards a UDDI based semantic solution for the e-business”, F.Z. Belouadha, O. Roudiès,
       Mohammadia School of Engineers (EMI), Rabat, Agdal, MOROCCO
  3.   ICTTA545: “Framework Architecture of e-Loan Negotiation System”, I. Serguievskaia, H. Al-Sakran, The Arab
       Academy of Banking and Financial Studies, Amman, JORDAN
  4.   ICTTA582: “Considering Geographic Information Systems In Buyer/Seller Agents Simulation”, A. Bazghandi, A. A.
       Pouyan, Shahrood University of Technology, IRAN
  5.   ICTTA677: “Production and Inventory Decisions in a Multi-stage Supply Chain with Transportation Cost”, M. E.
       Seliaman, Ab. R. Ahmad, A.W. A. Saif, King Fahd Univeristy of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, KSA




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Information Processing
IP01:    Signal and Image Segmentation by Spectral Clustering (Special Session)
IP02:    Information-Image indexing & retrieval –I–
IP03:    Information-Image indexing & retrieval –II–
IP04:    Linguistics, Terminology and Text Processing
IP05:    ANN, Fuzzy Approaches & Related Applications
IP06:    Speech Recognition
IP07:    Speech Sigal Processing
IP08:    Remote sensing & SONAR Imaging
IP09:    Signal Processing & Applications – I –
IP10:    Signal Processing & Applications – II –
IP11:    Signal Processing & Applications – III –
IP12:    Signal Processing & Applications – IV –
IP13:    Computer Vision Systems & Imaging Applications – I–
IP14:    Computer Vision Systems & Imaging Applications – II–
IP15:    Image Processing & Pattern Recognition
IP16:    Image Coding, Compressions & Joint Source Channel coding
IP17:    Video, Motion Detection & Multimedia Applications
IP18:    Medical Imaging
IP19:    Trends in HighVolume Signal and Image Processing and Transmission (Special Session)
IP20:    Robotic Vision & Applications (Special Session)
IP21:    Biometrics (Special Session)
IP22:    Emerging Applications




IP01:    Signal and Image Segmentation by Spectral Clustering (Special Session)          (Monday, April 07, 11:30 – 13:15)
         Chair:          Pr. Denis Hamad
                         LASL/ULCO, Calais, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA605: “Introduction to spectral clustering”, D. Hamad, Ph. Biela, LASL/ULCO, Calais, France, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA603: “Spatial-color pixel classification by spectral clustering for color image segmentation”, P.A. Hébert, L.
         Macaire, Université du Littoral, Calais, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA606: “The use of kernel methods for audio events detection”, A. Nasser, J.-L. Rouas, D. Hamad, S.
         Ambellouis, LASL/ULCO, Calais, France, FRANCE

IP02:    Information-Image indexing & retrieval -I-                                      (Tuesday, April 08, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Mohamed Ben Ahmed                            Pr. Jean Paul Haton
                        ENIS, TUNISIA                                    LORIA, Nancy, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA522: “Semantic Strategic Satellite Image Retrieval”, W. Messaoudi, I.R. Farah, K. Saheb-Ettabâa, B.
         Solaiman, RIADI laboratory / School of Engineering and Computer Science Manouba, TUNISIA
    2.   ICTTA491: “Content description and classification for Image recognition system”, R. Kachouri, K. Djemal, D.
         Sellami Masmoudi, H. Maaref, N. Derbel, Ivry University, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA382: “A Novel Content Image Retrieval Method Based on Contourlets”, R. Romdhane, H. Mahersia, K.
         Hamrouni, ENIT, TUNISIA
    4.   ICTTA353: “Indexing of multichannel images in the wavelet transform domain”, S. Sakji, A. Benazza, SupCom,
         TUNISIA
    5.   ICTTA139: “Building Breast Cancer Ontology for Semantic Information Retrieval”, O. D. Mekni, Mhd. Ben-
         Ahmed, ENIS, TUNISIA
    6.   ICTTA178: “Approach of indexing by recognition of the pictures of Arabian documents printed”, Mhd. A. Klâa, N.
         E. Ben-Amara, S. Touj, ENIT, TUNISIA




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IP03:    Information-Image indexing & retrieval -II-                                  (Tuesday, April 08, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Khaldoun Zrezik                             Pr. Mohamed Ben Ahmed
                        Paris 8 University, FRANCE                      ENIS, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA591: “Internet Arabic search engines studies”, M. Sanan, M. Rammal, Kh. Zrezik, Paris 8 University, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA103: “AViTExt: Automatic Video Text Extraction. A new Approach for video content indexing Application”,
         B. Bouaziz, W. Mahdi, T. Zlitni, Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia, Sfax, TUNISIA
    3.   ICTTA247: “Similarity among Geographic Networks”, M. Ghazal, F. Sèdes, Paul Sabatier Univ., FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA113: “Mathematical Extension of Full Text Search Engine Indexer”, J. Mišutka, Charles University in Prague,
         Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
    5.   ICTTA560: “Personalizing Results of Information Retrieval Systems Using Extended Fuzzy Concept Networks”, P.
         Moradi, Mhd. Ebrahim-Shiri, Mhd. M. Ebadzadeh, Amirkabir University of Technology, IRAN

IP04:    Linguistics, Terminology and Text Processing                               (Thursday, April 10, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs: Dr. J. Yves Gresser                                               Pr. I. Kanellos
                        C.S.Terminologie & néologie de l’économie & finances, FRANCE TELECOM BRETAGNE, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA699: “Terminology & information sciences”, J.Yves Gresser, Commission spécialisée de terminologie et de
         néologie de l’économie et des finances, FRANCE (Invited Paper)
    2.   ICTTA233: “Recognition and Extraction of Intentions Based on Ontology”, H. Kanso, A. Elhore, Ch. Soule-Dupuy,
         S. Tazi, Université de Toulouse 1, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA589: “Speech expressiveness: Modeling and implementing the expressive impact of typographic and
         punctuation marks for textual inputs”, J. Launay, L. Segalen, I. Kanellos, Th. Moudenc, C. Otesteanu, A. David, G.
         Fang, J. Jin, Institut Telecom, Telecom Bretagne, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA117: “Seven-Segment Input 7SI: New Stylus-Based Text Entry Method on Mobile Devices”, Kh. Al-Faraj,
         N.Vigouroux, M. Mojahid, IRIT, Toulouse, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA044: “Multilingual and content based access to Flickr”, A. Popescu, I. Kanellos, Institut TELECOM, TELECOM
         Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA433: “Evaluation of different English translations of Holy Koran in scope of verb process type”, Mhd. E.
         Shenassa, Mhd. J. Khalvandi, Islamic Azad University, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA148: “Arabic Morphological Analysis: a New Approach”, R. Sonbol, N. Ghneim, Mhd. S. Desouki, HIAST,
         SYRIA

IP05:    ANN, Fuzzy Approaches & Related Applications                                   (Monday, April 07, 16:45 – 18:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Ali Idri                                    Dr. Bassel Soudan
                        Mohamed V Univ., Rabat, MOROCCO                 University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

    1.   ICTTA391: “Functional Equivalence between Radial Basis Function Neural Networks and Fuzzy Analogy in
         Software Cost Estimation”, A. Idri, A. Zakrani, A. Abran, ENSIAS, Mohamed V University, Rabat, MOROCCO
    2.   ICTTA110: “An Evolutionary Dynamic Population Size PSO Implementation”, B. Soudan, Mhd. Saed, University of
         Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
    3.   ICTTA362: “Facing Multicollinearity in a Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Environment Using Bias Nodes”, N. Mateou, A. S.
         Andreou, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CYPRUS
    4.   ICTTA305: “Fuzzy PID controller parameters optimized by genetic algorithms”, S. Kermiche, H. A. Abbassi,
         University of Annaba, ALGERIA
    5.   ICTTA469: “Intelligent Phishing Website Detection System using Fuzzy Techniques”, M. R. Aburrous, M. A.
         Hossain, K. Dahal, F. Thabatah, University of Bradford, UK
    6.   ICTTA460: “Intelligent System to Measure the Strength of Authentication”, O.S. Salem, M.A. Hossain, M. Kamala,
         University of Bradford, UK
    7.   ICTTA306: “A new model to calculate the deposition rate for MOCVD”, Mhd. Soroosh, Islamic Azad University,
         IRAN

IP06:    Speech Recognition                                                              (Tuesday, April 08, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Ismail Shahin                                            Dr. Oumayma Al Dakkal
                         University of Sharjah, UAE                                   HIAST, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA014: “Speaker recognition systems in the emotional environment”, I. Shahin, University of Sharjah, UAE
    2.   ICTTA277: “Automatic, Text-Independent, Speaker Recognition System Using Mel Cepstrum and GMM”, A. Al-
         Marashli, O. Al-Dakkak, HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA438: “Forensic identification reporting using a GMM speaker recognition system applied to an Algerian
         Arabic dialect database”, M. Bengherabi, B. Tounsi, H. Bessalah, F. Harizi, Centre de Développement des
         Technologies Avancées, ALGERIA




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    4.   ICTTA133: “New Distance Measure for Monaural Model-based Sound Separation”, P. Mowlaee, A. Sayadiyan,
         Amirkabir University, Tehran, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA594: “Speaker-independent vowel recognition in Persian speech”, Mhd. Nazari, A. Sayadiyan, Amirkabir
         University of Technology, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA257: “Vowel Phoneme Classification Using SMO Algorithm for Training Support Vector Machines”, S. Zribi-
         Boujelbene, D. Ben-Ayed-Mezghani, N. Ellouze, ENIT, TUNISIA

IP07:    Speech Sigal Processing                                                    (Tuesday, April 08, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Noureddine Ellouze                       Dr. Oumayma Al Dakkal
                          ENIT, TUNISIA                                HIAST, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA340: “Voice Activity Detection based on Combination of Multiple Features using Linear/Kernel
         Discriminant Analyses”, S.A. Soleimani, S.M. Ahadi, Amirkabir University of Tehran, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA371: “Dynamic Tree Pruning Method for Fast ACELP Search”, A. Falahati, M. Soleimani, V. Tabatabavakili,
         Amirkabir University of Tehran, Iran University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA394: “Prosody Modelling of Speech Aphasia: Case Study of Algerian Patients”, H. Dahmani, S.A. Selouani,
         Mhd.Chetouani, N. Doghmane, University M’sila, ALGERIA
    4.   ICTTA399: “Evaluation of Multis-scale Product Method and DYPSA Algorithm for Glottal Closure Instant
         Detection”, W.Saïdi, A. Bouzid, N. Ellouze, ENIT, TUNISIA
    5.   ICTTA021: “Talking condition identification using second-order hidden Markov models”, I. Shahin, University of
         Sharjah, UAE
    6.   ICTTA543: “Audio-Visual speech processing framework for lip reading”, A. M. Nasr, A. R. Ramli, Mhd. Hamiruce,
         Sh. K. Subramaniam, Universiti Putra, MALAYSIA

IP08:    Remote sensing & SONAR Imaging                                               (Tuesday, April 08, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Riadh Abdelfattah                          Dr. Faouzi Habash
                        SUP’COM, TUNISIA                               GORS, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.  ICTTA312: “Using long term NOAA-AVHRR NDVI time-series data for desertification monitoring in South
        Tunisia”, A.Elmzoughi, R. Abdelfattah, Z.Belhadj, M. Zribi, SupCom, TUNISIA
    2. ICTTA016: “Contourlet-Based Acoustic Seabed Ground Discrimination System”, R. Javidan, Mhd. A. Masnadi-
        Shirazi, Z.Azimifar, Shiraz University, Shiraz, IRAN
    3. ICTTA435: “Multi-scale Satellite Images Fusion using Dempster Shafer Theory”, A. Bouakache, R. Khedam, N.
        Abbas, Y.Ait-Abdesselam, A. Belhadj-Aissa, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, ALGERIA
    4. ICTTA232: “Mining spatio-temporal metadata for satellite image interpretation”, K. Saheb-Ettabaâ, I.R. Farah, B.
        Solaiman, Mhd.Ben-Ahmed, RIADI laboratory / School of Engineering and Computer Science Manouba, TUNISIA
    5. ICTTA175: “Post-classification and spatial reasoning: new approach to change detection for updating GIS
        database”, A.Alboody, F. Sedes, J. Inglada, IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier, FRANCE
    6. ICTTA457: “A Comparative Study of Speckle Filtering In Polarimetric Radar SAR Images”, L. Bouchemakh, Y.
        Smara, S. Boutarfa, Z. Hamadache, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, ALGERIA
    7. ICTTA514: “Motion compensation for SAS antenna without iterative method”, O. Tarlet, A. Loussert, Ch. Sintes,
        B. Solaiman, ISEN, FRANCE
    8. ICTTA541: “Automatic recognition of ISAR Images: Target shapes features extraction”, M.N.Saidi, B. Hoeltzener,
        A. Toumi, A. Khenchaf, D. Aboutajdine, Université Mohammed V-Agdal, MOROCCO
    9. ICTTA719: “Image fusion of radar and optical remote sensing data for land cover classification”, M. Nsaibi,
        F.Chaabane, URISA, SUP’COM, TUNISIA
    10. ICTTA185: “Experts fusion and multilayer perceptron based on belief learning for Sonar images classification”,
        A. Martin, Ch. Osswald, ENSIETA, Brest, FRANCE

IP09:    Signal Processing & Applications – I –                                    (Wednesday, April 09, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Hassan Abou Alnour                       Pr. Gérard Salut
                          Damascus University, SYRIA                   LAAS/CNRS, Toulouse, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA395: “Doppler Effect in High Speed”, H. Tavakoli, M.Ahmadian, Z. Zarei, K.N.Toosi University of Technology,
         Tehran, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA408: “New Classes of LMS and LMF Adaptive Algorithms”, K. Hosseini, A. Montazeri, H. Alikhanian, Mhd. H.
         Kahaei, Iran University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA470: “Sparsity Exploitation of Mixing Matrix and Reflectivity sequence for ICABlind Seismic
         Deconvolution”, A. Al-Qaisi, W.L. Woo, S.S. Dlay, Newcastle University. UK
    4.   ICTTA668: “Cosine Hyperbolic Window Family with Its Application to FIR Filter Design”, K. Avci, A. Nacaroğlu,
         University of Gaziantep, TURKEY
    5.   ICTTA675: “Modification of Cosh Window Family”, K. Avci, A. Nacaroğlu, University of Gaziantep, TURKEY




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    6.   ICTTA168: “Single Channel Blind Source Separation using the Best Characteristic Basis”, B. Gao, W.L. Woo, S.S.
         Dlay, Newcastle University. UK

IP10:    Signal Processing & Applications – II –                                  (Wednesday, April 09, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Noureddine Ellouze                       Dr. Radwan Kastantin
                          ENIT, TUNISIA                                HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA134: “CRLS-GSC Noise Reduction Algorithm Robust to DOA Mismatch Problem in in Microphone Arrays”,
         P. Mowlaee, B. Mahale, Amirkabir University, Tehran, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA538: “Sensor selection for target tracking in wireless sensor networks by using of Modified-INS
         algorithm”, Mhd. R. Zoghi, Mhd.H. Kahaei, Iran Univ. of Science and Tech, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA315: “A Harmonic Approach to GSM Voice Channel Data Transmission”, M. Rashidi, P. Mowlaee, A.
         Sayadiyan, Amirkabir University of Technology, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA409: “ECG Beat Classifier Using Support Vector Machine”, R. Besrour, Z. Lachiri, N. Ellouze, ENIT, TUNISIA
    5.   ICTTA533: “An Approach Combining Wavelet Transform and Hidden Markov Models for ECG Segmentation”, S.
         Krimi, K. Ouni, N. Ellouze, ENIT, TUNISIA
    6.   ICTTA532: “Electroencephalogram Fractal Dimension as a Measure of Depth of Anesthesia”, E. Negahbani, R.
         Amirfattahi, B. Ahmadi, Mhd. Rouzbeh, B. Zaghari, Z. Hashemi, Isfahan Univ. of Medical Science, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA358: “ICA-Based EEG Classification Using Fuzzy C-mean Algorithm”, M. Ashtiyani, S. Asad, P. M. Birgani, IHU
         Communication Dept, Tehran, IRAN

IP11:    Signal Processing & Applications – III –                                  (Wednesday, April 09, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Hassan Abou Alnour                       Pr. Noureddine Ellouze
                          Damascus University, SYRIA                   ENIT, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA135: “SVS-PNLMS Algorithm for Acoustic Echo Cancellation”, P. Mowlaee, B. Mahale, Amirkabir University,
         Tehran, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA667: “Filters bank derived from the wavelet transform for signal real time change detection”, O.
         Mustapha, Mhd. Khalil, Gh. Hoblos, H. Chafouk, D. Lefebvre, University Le Havre, GREAH, Le Havre, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA376: “Time-Scale Referenced Cumulant for Blind Source Separation”, A. Jbari, A. Adib, D. Aboutajdine,
         Faculty of Sciences, Rabat, MOROCCO
    4.   ICTTA417: “Symmetric 4-Band Dual Frames with Rational Coefficients”, A. F. Abdelnour, United States Patent
         and Trademark Office Alexandria, VA, USA
    5.   ICTTA132: “Mixed Type Audio Classification using Sinusoidal parameters”, P. Mowlaee, B. Mahale, K. Faez, A.
         Sayadiyan, Amirkabir University, Tehran, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA473: “Dual-Tree tight frame wavelets with symmetric envelope”, A. Farras Abdelnour, U.S. Patent and
         Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA, USA

IP12:    Signal Processing & Applications – IV–                                    (Wednesday, April 09, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Gérard Salut                             Dr. Bassam Alachkar
                          LAAS/CNRS, Toulouse, FRANCE                  HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA564: “Code-algorithm association performances for coded radar system”, J. Zaidouni, A. Rivenq, S. Niar,
         J.M. Rouvaen, Valenciennes University, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA365: “Tracking System using GPS, vision and 3D virtual Model”, M. Dawoud, Mhd. Khalil, M. E. El-Najjar, B.
         El-Hassan, H. Ziadeh, Lebanese University, Tripoli, LEBANON
    3.   ICTTA319: “Tikhonov-Miller regularization with a denoisy and deconvolved signal as model of solution for
         improvement of depth resolution in SIMS analysis”, Mhd. Boulakroune, D. Benatia, A. El-Oualkadi, Université
         Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM
    4.   ICTTA554: “Radar track-while-scan using deterministic particle filter”, A. Kazem, G. Salut, LAAS/CNRS, 7,
         Toulouse, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA401: “Nonlinear Active Noise Controller using Hammerstein Series”, R. Mohammadkhani, M. H. Kahaei,
         Deptartment of Electrical Engineering, Engineering Faculty, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA256: “Anticontrol of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems”, A. Boukabou, A. Belmahboul, Jijel University, ALGERIA
    7.   ICTTA513: “Analyze and Fault Diagnosis by Multi-scale PCA”, A. Lachouri, R. Djeghader, N. Doghmane, K. Baiche,
         Université de Skikda, ALGERIA

IP13:    Computer Vision Systems & Imaging Applications – I–                        (Wednesday, April 09, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Christian Chatellier                      Dr. Iyad Azar
                         Université de Poitiers, FRANCE                HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA030: “The Real Time Correction of Stereoscopic Images: From the Serial to a Parallel Treatment”, Z. Irki,
         F.Amran, M. Devy, Ecole Militaire Polytechnique, Algiers, ALGERIA



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    2.   ICTTA122: “A New Approach to 3D Modeling Using Structured Light Pattern”, Mhd. A. Tehrani, A. Saghaeian, O.
         R. Mohajerani, M. Mazaheri, Vali-Asr Rafsanjan University, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA131: “3D Object Tracking Using Directional Procrustes Snake”, M. Kamandar, S. A. Seyedin, H. Khoshbin,
         Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA157: “Development of a high speed computer vision system for 3D particle tracking in full scale rooms”,
         P.H. Biwole, E. Favier, G. Krauss, G. Rusaouen, J.J. Roux, Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de St-Etienne, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA544: “Mapping Classification Results on 3D model: A Solution for Measuring the Real Areas Covered by
         Skin Wound Tissues"”, H. Wannous, Y. Lucas, S. Treuillet, B. Albouy, University of Orléans, ENSI of Bourges,
         FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA307: “Machine Vision System for Automatic Weeding Strategy in Oil Palm Plantation using Image Filtering
         Technique”, K. H. Ghazali, Mhd. M. Mustafa, A. Hussain, S. Razali, Universiti Kebangsaan, MALAYSIA

IP14:    Computer Vision Systems & Imaging Applications – II–                       (Wednesday, April 09, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Bernd Tibken                              Dr. Assef Jafar
                         University of Wuppertal, GERMANY              HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA165: “Object shape description using Haar-Wavelet functions”, A. Abou-Nabout, B. Tibken, University of
         Wuppertal, GERMANY
    2.   ICTTA467: “Real Time Solution to Multi-view geometry Problems using Convex Optimization”, A. H. Abdul-Hafez,
         C. V. Jawahar, Aleppo University, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA019: “New Jaccard-Distance Based Support Vector Machine Kernel for Handwritten Digit Recognition”, H.
         Nemmour, Y. Chibani, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, ALGERIA
    4.   ICTTA279: “Efficient Mid-band Exchange Coefficient Image Watermarking System”, H. I. Saleh, Egyptian Atomic
         Energy Authority, Nasr City, Cairo, EGYPT
    5.   ICTTA388: “Fractal/Wavelete representaion of objects”, H. Hnaidi, E. Guérin, S. Akkouche, Claude Bernard
         University, Lyon1, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA321: “A Fast Inverse Halftoning Algorithm using LUT Approach for Grey-level Images”, N. Atamena, Z.
         Tifedjadjine, Z. Dibi, A. Bouridane, Institute of Electronic Engineering, University of Batna, ALGERIA

IP15:    Image Processing & Pattern Recognition                                        (Tuesday, April 08, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Tammam Tillo                              Dr. Najeeb Salahoo
                         Politecnico di Torino, ITALY                  Aleppo University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA034: “A Comparative study between wavelet Transform and Contourlet Transfrom Features for Textural
         Image Classification”, R. Javidan, Mhd. A. Masnadi-Shirazi, Z. Azimifar, Mhd. H. Sadreddini, Shiraz University,
         Shiraz, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA270: “An Algorithm for Detecting and Measuring Jagged Elliptic Regions from a Binary Image”, Ch.
         Liambas, C. Tsouros, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GREECE
    3.   ICTTA441: “A New Fuzzy Connectedness Relation for Image Segmentation”, M. Hasanzadeh, H. Mohseni, Sh.
         Kasaei, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA453: “Fast and Modified Image Segmentation Method Based on Active Contours and Gabor Filter”, Gh.
         Rezai-Rad, K. Samiee, Iran University of Sciences and Technology, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA207: “Introduction of the bootstrap resampling in the generalized mixture estimation”, A. Bougarradh, S.
         M’hiri, F.Ghorbel, National School of Computer Sciences, University of Manouba, TUNISIA
    6.   ICTTA006: “New Promising Tool for Off Line Arabic Handwritten Character Recognition Based On JPEG2000
         Image Compression”, A. A. Aburas, S.A. Rehiel, International Islamic University Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
    7.   ICTTA160: “Handwritten Arabic character recognition based on SVM Classifier”, F. Bouchareb, R. Hamdi, M.
         Bedda, Skikda University, Skikda, ALGERIA

IP16:    Image Coding, Compressions & Joint Source Channel coding                       (Tuesday, April 08, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Christian Chatellier                      Dr. Tammam Tillo
                         Université de Poitiers, FRANCE                Politecnico di Torino, ITALY

    1.   ICTTA303: “Robust image transmission strategies for time and frequency selective fading channels”, H. Boeglen,
         Ch. Chatellier, O. Haeberle, Ch. Olivier, IUT Mulhouse, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA445: “Rapid Interlacing and High Compression Rates For Images Using Singular Value Decomposition”, A.
         Y. Boubas, M. Bettayeb, Etisalat University College / Intel Corporation, Sharjah, UAE
    3.   ICTTA136: “An efficient Wavelet Based Image Coder”, T. Brahimi, F. Laouir, University of Jijel, ALGERIA
    4.   ICTTA089: “Material architecture proposition for the block matching method of motion estimate in H264
         standard”, K. Messaoudi, S. Toumi, A. Bourennane, Mentouri University, Constantine, ALGERIA
    5.   ICTTA186: “A Cross-Layer Approach with Adaptive Rate Allocation and Quantization for Return Channel
         Suppression in Wyner-Ziv Video Coding Systems”, Ch. Yaacoub, J. Farah, B. Pesquet-Popescu, Holy-Spirit
         University of Kaslik, Jounieh, LEBANON



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    6.   ICTTA425: “A joint source channel coding strategy for video transmission”, C. Perrine, S. Wang, Ch. Olivier, Ch.
         Chatellier, Laboratoire SIC, Université de Poitiers, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA392: “Robust video monitoring system for transport applications based on joint use of multiple
         description coding and multiple antennas”, I. Fatani, G. Moniak, Y. Cocheril, F.X. Coudoux, M. Berbineau, P.
         Corlay, IEMN (UMR 8520), Department OAE, University of Valenciennes, FRANCE

IP17:    Video, Motion Detection & Multimedia Applications                             (Wednesday, April 09, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Tammam Tillo                                 Dr. Nizar Zarka
                         Politecnico di Torino, ITALY                     HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA397: “Robust Distributed Storage of Digital Cinema Contents”, E. Baccaglini, T. Tillo, G. Olmo, Politecnico di
         Torino, ITALY
    2.   ICTTA172: “Real-time forest simulation for a flight simulator using a GPU”, J.M. Laferté, G. Daussin, J. Flifla, Louis
         de Broglie, Bruz, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA138: “Real-Time Human Motion Detection & Tracking”, N. Zarka, Z.Al-Halah, R. Deeb, HIAST, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA152: “Low Complexity Motion Detection with Background Modeling”, A. Dassatti, G. Masera, Politecnico di
         Torino, ITALY
    5.   ICTTA192: “Fast and Robust Tracker in Distance Learning Applications Using Uncalibrated Stereo Cameras”, A.
         H. Khalili, T. Lotfi, Sh. Kasaei, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA536: “Automatic Image Quality Measurements Tool”, D. R. Esparragón, L.M. González, J.G. M. Viera-
         Santana, J.C. Ortiz, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, SPAIN
    7.   ICTTA728: “A Flexible Distance for spatial placement in Multimedia Document”, A.E. Maredj, Z. Alimazighi, N.
         Tonkin, M. Sadallah, Research Center on Scientific and Technical Information, CERIST, ALGERIA

IP18:    Medical Imaging                                                                   (Tuesday, April 08, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Kamel Hamrouni                               Pr. Noureddine Doghmane
                         ENIT, TUNISIA                                    University of Skikda, ALGERIA

    1.   ICTTA451: “Scintigraphic images restoration using jointly Fourier and Wavelet domains”, N. Gribaa, N. Khlifa,
         K.Hamrouni, ENIT, TUNISIA
    2.   ICTTA659: “Analysis of stroke Magnetic resonance images”, Y. Kabir, A.Belhadj-Aissa, Blida university, ALGERIA
    3.   ICTTA681: “Validation of calibration by spatial registration between US and MRI scans: Application to 3D
         reconstruction of carotid of bifurcation”, M. Dhibi, J.Puentes, B. Solaiman, ENSIETA, Brest, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA330: “Estimation of 2D/3D rigid transformation for Computer-assisted Endovascular Navigation”, M.
         Castro, C. Göksu, L. Urbano, A. Lucas, P. Haigron, Université de Rennes 1, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA187: “Application of the DCT and arithmetic coding to medical image compression”, Dj. Chikouche, R.
         Benzid, M. Bentoumi, University of M'sila, ALGERIA
    6.   ICTTA260: “Quality Assessment of wavelet based coder applied to 3D Brain MRI Images for storage and wireless
         transmission”, D. Dhouib, A. Naït-Ali, Ch. Olivier, A. Ouled-Zaid , Mhd. S. Naceur, ENIT, LTSIRS, TUNISIA
    7.   ICTTA366: “Segmentation of Magnetic Resonance Images: A State of The Art”, Dj.. M. Rouaïnia, N. Doghmane,
         University of Skikda, ALGERIA
    8.   ICTTA571: “MRI SegmentationUsing Fuzzy C-means Clustering Algorithm Basis Neural Network”, P. M. Birgani,
         M.Ashtiyani, S. Asadi, University of Islamic Azad, IRAN

IP19:    Trends in HighVolume Signal and Image Processing and                              (Monday, April 07, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Transmission (Special Session)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Ayman Alfalou                                Dr. Habib Hamam
                         Lab. Brest ISEN L@bISEN, FRANCE                  Canadian University of Dubai, Dubai

    1.   ICTTA025: “Independent Component Analysis Based Approach to Biometric Recognition”, A. Alfalou, A.
         Mansour, Laboratoire Brest ISEN L@bISEN, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA602: “Optical Flow based Active Contour Model for 2d+t Object Segmentation”, Y. Zinbi, A. Elmoataz, Y.
         Chahir, Université de Caen, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA059: “A recognition sign language system based on the correlation technique”, M. Elbouz, A. Alfalou, H.
         Hamam, Laboratoire Brest ISEN L@bISEN, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA283: “New Image Encryption and Compression Method Based on Independent Component Analysis”, M.
         Ito, A. Alfalou, A.Mansour, N. Ohnishi, Nagoya University, JAPAN
    5.   ICTTA316: “Optical video image compression: a multiplexing method based on the spectral fusion of
         information”, A.Cottour, A. Alfalou, Laboratoire Brest ISEN L@bISEN, FRANCE




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IP20:    Robotic Vision & Applications (Special Session)                                (Tuesday, April 08, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Enric Cervera                            Dr. A.H. Abdul Hafez
                          University of Castello, SPAIN                University of Aleppo, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA468: “Hybrid visual servoing by boosting IBVS and PBVS”, A. H. Abdul-Hafez, E. Cervera, C. V. Jawahar,
         University of Aleppo, SYRIA
    2.   ICTTA087: “Mobile RFID Tracking System”, A. R. Al-Ali, F. A. Aloul, N. Aji, A. Al-Zarouni, N. Fakhro, American
         University of Sharjah, UAE
    3.   ICTTA171: “Optimizing Humanoid Motions Using Recursive Dynamics and Lie Groups”, W. Suleiman, E. Yoshida,
         J.P. Laumond, A. Monin, LAAS - CNRS, University of Toulouse, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA258: “Extended method for path planning using auxiliary corners”, Gh. Al Zeer, A. Abou-Nabout, B. Tibken,
         University of Wuppertal, GERMANY
    5.   ICTTA393: “Appearance based Data Association for 3D and Multisensory SLAM in Structured Environment”, A.
         Zureiki, M. Devy, University of Toulouse, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA061: “Passivity-based controller-observer for robot manipulators”, F. Bouakrif, D. Boukhetala, F. Boudjema,
         University of Jijel, ALGERIA

IP21:    Biometrics (Special Session)                                                 (Thursday, April 10, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Chair:           Pr. Mohamed Ben Ahmed
                          RIADI Lab., ENSI, Manouba Univ., TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA421: “Biometric Key Capsulation Technique Based on Fingerprint Vault: Analysis and attack”, M.S.
         AlTarawneh, W.L.Woo, S.S Dlay, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Merz Court, UK
    2.   ICTTA461: “PCA Authentication of Facial Biometric in the Secure Randomised Mapping Domain”, M. A. Dabbah,
         W. L. Woo, S. S. Dlay, University of Newcastle, UK
    3.   ICTTA520: “Combining DCT and LBP Feature Sets For Efficient Face Recognition”, M. El-Aroussi, A. Amine, S.
         Ghouzali, M. Rziza, D. Aboutajdine, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
    4.   ICTTA693: “Comparison between Eigenface Epace and Wavelet Technique as Methods of Face Recognition”,
         H.F. Hashem, Alexandria High Institute of Engineering and Technology, EGYPT
    5.   ICTTA694: “Application of Color Histogram to Human Face Detection”, H.F. Hashem, A. Amin, A. Al-Sherbiny,
         Alexandria High Institute of Engineering and Technology, EGYPT
    6.   ICTTA295: “Appearance based face identification and classification. A Combining approach”, A. Chaari, Mhd.
         Ben-Ahmed, S. Lelandais, RIADI Laboratory, National School of Computer Sciences, Manouba University, TUNISIA
    7.   ICTTA574: “Fingerprint segmentation”, Mhd.S. Helfroush, M. Mohammadpour, Shiraz University of Technology,
         Shiraz, IRAN
    8.   ICTTA717: “Multimodal Biometric System based on Fingerprint identification and Iris recognition”, F. Besbes, H.
         Trichili, B. Solaiman, ISBS, Sfax University, Sfax, TUNISIA

IP22:    Emerging Applications                                                        (Thursday, April 10, 14:45 – 16:30)
         Chair:          Dr. Laurent Lecornu
                         TELECOM Bretagne, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA326: “An Efficient Group Key Exchange Protocol from Pairings”, Lung-Chung Li, Yao-Pin Tsai, Ru-Sheng Liu,
         Yuan Ze University Chungli, TAIWAN
    2.   ICTTA143: “Generating Free Redundancy XML Documents from Non Normalized Relational Views Using A
         Statically Approach”, Mhd. Nasser, H. Ibrahim, A. Mamat, Md. N. Sulaiman, Universiti Putra Malaysia, MALAYSIA
    3.   ICTTA423: “Harnessing University-Industry Collaboration in Malaysia through Industrial Training”, S. N. Junaini,
         Sy F. Seyed F., J. Sidi, M. J. Ahmad Khiri, R. Mohamed O, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, MALAYSIA
    4.   ICTTA448: “Minimum Cross Entropy for SAR Images Thresholding”, Gha. Al-Osaimi, A. El-Zaart, King Saud
         University, KSA
    5.   ICTTA546: “A New Edge Detector Using 2D Beta Distribution”, E. Al-Owaisheq, A. El-Zaart, King Saud University,
         KSA




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Telecommunications
TEL01:   Antennas & Propagation
TEL02:   Optical Communications – I –
TEL03:   Optical Communications – II –
TEL04:   Satellite & Space Communications
TEL05:   Wireless Sensor Networks & Services
TEL06:   3G/4G & Next Generation Networks
TEL07:   Networking Theory & Technologie
TEL08:   Ad Hoc Networks
TEL09:   Mobile & Cellular Networks
TEL10:   Network Management, Routing & Mobile Services
TEL11:   QoS Management - I -
TEL12:   QoS Management - II -
TEL13:   MIMO Systems
TEL14:   Digital Communications – Coding
TEL15:   Digital Communications – OFDM
TEL16:   Communication Systems - I -
TEL17:   Communication Systems - II -
TEL18:   Components & Circuits for Communications - I -
TEL19:   Components & Circuits for Communications - II -

Security of Communication Systems             TEL20: Security of mobile and wireless networks
                                              TEL21: Security engineering
                                              TEL22: Cryptography, authentication, and access control - I -
                                              TEL23: Cryptography, authentication, and access control - II -



TEL01:   Antennas & Propagation                                                       (Tuesday, April 08, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Yassin El Hillali                          Rr. Koussay Kayalli
                        UHVC/IEMN-DOAE, FRANCE                         Aleppo University, Aleppo, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA150: “Classic miniature fractal monopole antenna for UWB applications”, M. Naghshvarian-Jahromi, A.
         Falahati, IUST, Narmak, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA032: “Genetic algorithms Applied to Traveling wave Antenna Optimization”, A. Recioui, A. Azrar, M.
         Challal, M.Dehmas, University of Boumredes, ALGERIA
    3.   ICTTA079: “Frequency and Radar Cross Section of a rectangular Microstrip antenna containing anisotropic
         substracte”, A. Boufrioua, A. Benghalia, University of Constantine, ALGERIA
    4.   ICTTA273: “A Huristic Artificial Neuarl Network Design of Resonant Frequency of Rectangular Microstrip
         Antenna”, Mhd. N. Moghaddas, P. Derakhshan-Barjoei, A. Naghsh, Islamic Azad University, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA145: “Scattering from a Perfect Electromagnetic Conducting Spheroid”, A.K. Hamid, F. R. Cooray, University
         of Sharjah, UAE
    6.   ICTTA324: “Investigation into Bandwidth of a Microstrip Reflectarray”, K. H. Sayidmarie, M. E. Bialkowski,
         University of Mosul, IRAQ
    7.   ICTTA325: “A New Fractal Loop Antenna For Passive UHF RFID Tags Applications”, A. M. A. Salama, K. M. Quboa,
         University of Mosul, IRAQ
    8.   ICTTA710: “A Three-Dimensional Transmission Line Matrix Method (TLM) In Curvilineal Coordinates”, H.Youssef,
         H. Elmokdad, F. Ndagijimana, J. Jomaah, IMEP- ENSERG-INPG, FRANCE




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TEL02:   Optical Communications – I –                                                      (Tuesday, April 08, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Bounouh Najjar Monia                          Dr. A. Sellai
                        ISI-El Manar-Tunis, TUNISIA                       Sultan Qaboos University, OMAN

    1.   ICTTA170: “All-Optical Inverted and Non-Inverted Wavelength Conversion Based on Cross Polarization
         Modulation in a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier”, M. Tariaki, A. Sharaiha, M. Guégan, F.F.L. Bentivegna, M.
         Amaya, ENIB, Brest, FRANCE (Invited Paper)
    2.   ICTTA091: “Design and Fabrication of Power-Efficient VCSEL-Based Optical Transceiver”, S. M. Mitani, M. S. Alias,
         M. F. Maulud, M. R. Yahya, and A. F. A. Mat, TM Research & Development Selangor, MALAYSIA
    3.   ICTTA216: “Non-Uniform grating effects on dynamic characteristics of bistable DFB semiconductor Laser
         amplifier”, M.Aleshams, M. K. Moravvej-Farshi, Mhd.H. Sheikhi, Islamic Azad University of Fasa, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA535: “A Wide Study of Gain Transparency Wavelength Evolution in Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers”,
         Mhd.Amaya, A. Sharaiha, ENIB, Brest, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA551: “Investigating the Statistics of the Random Gain in Avalanche Photodiodes Using a Soft Dead Space
         Model”, S. Jahanmiri-Nejad, Mhd. H. Sheikhi, Shiraz University Shiraz, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA351: “Negative characteristic temperature of long wavelength InAs self assembled quantum dots laser
         grown on InP (311)B substrates”, I. Alghoraibi, N. Bertru, R. Piron, T. Rohel, C. Paranthoen A. Nakkar, H. Folliot, G.
         Elias, A. Le Corre, S. loualiche, INSA-Rennes, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA443: “Effect of Grating Profile on Surface Plasmon Enhanced Photodetection”, A. Sellai, Sultan Qaboos
         University, OMAN

TEL03:   Optical Communications – II –                                                   (Tuesday, April 08, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Sami Triki                                    Dr. Mohammad AMAYA
                        ENIT, TUNISIA                                     Aleppo University, Aleppo, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA225: “Swarm Intelligence Inspired Routing and Wavelength Assignment for All-Optical WDM Networks”,
         A.Hassan, Ch. Phillips, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    2.   ICTTA155: “Remote Sensing of fiber Bragg grating strain by self-mixing interferometry”, M. Suleiman, H. C. Seat,
         T. Bosch, INPT-ENSEEIHT, Toulouse, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA217: “Evaluation of crosstalk and losses in a multi-transducers acousto-optic switch”, J. Aboujeib, A.
         Pérennou, V.Quintard, J. LeBihan, ENIB, Brest, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA300: “Simulation and Modelization of Multimode Interference Demultiplexer by using BPM Method”,
         S.Triki, M.Najjar, H. Rezig, C. Lepers, ENIT, TUNISIA
    5.   ICTTA301: “Implementation of Split Step Methode to Consider Gradual Changes of the Electric Field for Circuit
         Simulation of an Avalanche Photodetector”, M.R.Abbasi, M.H.Sheikhi, A.Zarifkar, IRAN Telecommunication
         Research Center, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA660: “Characterization of optical negative index material splitter ”, N. M. Ibrahim, Effat College, Jeddah,
         KSA

TEL04:   Satellite & Space Communications                                                 (Thursday, April 10, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Chair:           Dr. Reza Danesfahani
                          Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

    1.   ICTTA012: “Doppler Shift in Medium-Earth and Low-Earth Equatorial Satellites”, R. Danesfahani, P. Kateb, Islamic
         Azad University, Tehran, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA334: “Determination of the Best Coverage Area for Receiver Stations of LEO Remote Sensing Satellites”,
         L.Mohammady, N. Molanian, A. Heidari, Iran Tlecommunication Research Center(ITRC), IRAN
    3.   ICTTA539: “The GMOSS experience”, V. Lacroix, H.J. Lotz-Iwen, P. Zeil, M. Pesaresi, Royal Military Academy,
         Brussels, BELGIUM
    4.   ICTTA607: “Investigation of electrical Base-band memory effects in high-power 20W LDMOS Transistors using IF
         passive load pull”, A.b. Alghanim, J. Lees, T. Williams, J. Benedikt, P. Taske, Cardiff University, UK

TEL05:   Wireless Sensor Networks & Services                                             (Thursday, April 10, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Abdallah Shami                               Pr. Reinhard Moeller
                         University of Western Ontario, CANADA            University of Wuppertal, GERMANY

    1.   ICTTA022: “Integration of Wireless Sensor Network Services into Home and Industrial Networks using Device
         Profile for Web Services (DPWS)”, A. Sleman, R. Moeller, University of Wuppertal, GERMANY
    2.   ICTTA053: “Reliable Data Forwarding for Delay Constraint Wireless Sensor Networks”, C. Taddia, Kh. Chahine,
         G.Mazzini, K. Shahin, University of Ferrara, ITALY
    3.   ICTTA177: “Adaptive Tasks Balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, F. Tirkawi, S. Fischer, Institute for
         Telematics, Lübeck, GERMANY




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    4.   ICTTA336: “Industrial Control using Wireless Sensor Networks”, K. Khakpour, M.H. Shenassa, RFControl Co.,
         Tehran, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA402: “Wireless Sensor Network. A specification method based on Reactive Decisional Agents”, R. Omadi,
         H. Berbia, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et d’Analyse des Systèmes, Agdal, Rabat, MOROCCO
    6.   ICTTA452: “Uniform Consumption of Energy in WSNs for Distributed Data Aggregation Algorithm”, Y. E. Massad,
         M.Goyeneche, J.J. Astrain, J. Villadangos, Bethlehem University, Bethlehem, West Bank, PALESTINE
    7.   ICTTA495: “Comparison of Averaging Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks”, M. Baldi, F. Chiaraluce, E. Zanaj,
         Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, ITALY
    8.   ICTTA701: “Wireless sensor network system helping navigation of the visually impaired”, K. Beydoun, V. Felea,
         H.Guyennet, University of Franche-Comté, LIFC, FRANCE

TEL06:   3G/4G & Next Generation Networks                                           (Wednesday, April 09, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Reinhard Moeller                            Pr. Sami Tabban
                        University of Wuppertal, GERMANY                SupCom, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA250: “Analytic Evaluation of Achievable Downlink Service Rate in 3G Wireless Networks”, H. Al-Zubaidy, I.
         Lambadaris, J. Talim, Carleton University, CANADA
    2.   ICTTA386: “A Reconfigurable Based Solution for Charging in 4G Mobile Networks”, A. Benletaifa, S. Tabban,
         SupCom, TUNISIA
    3.   ICTTA426: “Distributed Handoff Decision Scheme using MIH Function for the Fourth Generation Wireless
         Networks”, R. Tawil, G.Pujolle, O. Salazar , J. Demerjian, LIP6 Lab, ParisVI , FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA472: “Proactive Policy Management for 4G Heterogeneous Networks”, F. Shaikh, A. Lasebae, G. Mapp,
         Middlesex University, UK
    5.   ICTTA033: “A Novel Practical Convergence Service Model for Next Generation Networks”, A. H. Darvishan, F.
         Sarabchi, H. Yeganeh, M. Khoshbakhtian, IRAN Telecommunication Research Center, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA651: “Scheduling Algorithms Performance of HSDPA over Wireless Channels”, K. Rahal, Mhd. Aoude,
         Lebanese International University, LEBANON
    7.   ICTTA269: “Inter-System Interference Effect on WiMAX Network Performance”, H. Yehia, H. Kamal, Pierre et
         Marie Curie University, FRANCE

TEL07:   Networking Theory & Technologie                                                  (Tuesday, April 08, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Pascal Urien                                Pr. Chris Phillips
                        TELECOM Paritech, Paris, FRANCE                 Queen Mary University of London, UK

    1.   ICTTA354: “K-terminal Network Reliability Evaluation Using Binary Decision Diagram”, M. Ghasemzadeh, S.
         Khanchi and Ch. Meinel, Yazd University, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA414: “DRMAA: DRM Adaptable Architecture”, M. Rafi, N. Benjelloun, M. Berrahal, M. El-Euldj, Ecole
         Mohammadia d’Ingenieurs(EMI), Rabat, Agda, MOROCCO
    3.   ICTTA588: “Non Repudiation for SIP Protocol”, S. El-Sawda, P. Urien, I. Hajjeh, R. El-Sawda, Université Paris VI -
         Paris, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA498: “Remote Control and Overall Administration of Computer Networks, Using Short Message System”,
         M. Ghasemzadeh, M. Sarram, K. Mizanian, Yazd University, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA249: “Intelligent Roaming for Nomadic Computing”, J. Zhang, Ch. Phillips, Queen Mary University of
         London, UK
    6.   ICTTA101: “Enhancement of Industrial Ethernet Performance Using Multicasting/VLAN techniques”, Q. I. Ali, B.
         Sh. Mahmood, University of Mosul, IRAQ
    7.   ICTTA706: “TMS-WOW Telecommunication Management Suite”, K. Kotaru, K. Vivek, Infosys Technologies, INDIA

TEL08:   Ad Hoc Networks                                                             (Wednesday, April 09, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Pascal Urien                                Dr. Bassel Khechi
                        TELECOM Paritech, Paris, FRANCE                 Damascus University, SCS, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA281: “A Recent Survey on Key Management Schemes in MANET”, A. Baayer, N. Enneya, Mhd. El-Koutbi,
         University Mohammed V-Souissi, Rabat, MOROCCO
    2.   ICTTA081: “A Holistic Approach to Estimation of the Security Level in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, R. Savola, VTT
         Technical Research Centre of Finland, Oulu, FINLAND
    3.   ICTTA050: “Weight based DSR for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, B. Kadri, Mhd. Feham, A. M’hammed, University of
         Tlemcen, Tlemcen, ALGERIA
    4.   ICTTA099: “New Approach for Address Auto-Configuration in MANET Based on Virtual Address Space Mapping
         (VASM)”, M. Taghiloo, J. Taghiloo, M. Fazio, M. Dehghan, Amirkabir Unive. of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA440: “Fault Tolerant Content Adaptation for a Dynamic Pervasive Computing Environment”, Y. Fawaz, C.
         Bognanni, V.M. Scuturici, L. Brunie, INSA de Lyon, FRANCE




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    6.   ICTTA672: “A New Automatic Clustering Algorithm via Deadline Timer for Wireless Ad-hoc Sensor Networks”, A.
         Bazregar, A. Movaghar, A. Barati, Islami Nejad Mohhamad Reza, Barati Hamid, Azad University, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA727: “SDMA: On The Suitability for VANET”, X. Chen, H. H. Refai, X. Ma, Univ. of Oklahoma, USA
    8.   ICTTA215: “VANET's Mobility Models and Overtaking: An Overview”, D. Djenouri, W. Soualhi, E. Nekka, CERIST
         Center of Research, Ben-aknoun, ALGERIA

TEL09:   Mobile & Cellular Networks                                                      (Tuesday, April 08, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:       Dr. Iyad Dayoub                                Dr. Arwa Zabian
                          UVHC-DOAE, FRANCE                              Irbid National University, JORDAN

    1.   ICTTA063: “A new method for cell ID assignment for Distance based location management in cellular
         communication systems”, F. Nazarpour, TCKB company, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA054: “Core Network Impact on Multicast Service in Cellular Networks”, C. Taddia, R. Rugin, Mhd. Kh.
         Chahine, G.-ca Mazzini, University of Ferrara, ITALY
    3.   ICTTA302: “Mobile Cellular Networks and Traffic Road: a new Paradigm”, A. Zabian, Irbid National University,
         Irbid, JORDAN
    4.   ICTTA507: “Maximum Permissible Density of Simultaneous Transmissions in Underwater Sensor Networks”,
         Mhd. Sheikh-Zefreh, P. Khadivi, Isfahan University of Technology, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA697: “Security Solutions in Mobile Autonomic Networks”, Mhd. Aljnidi, J. Leneutre, Institut TELECOM,
         TELECOM ParisTech, Paris, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA219: “Performance Evaluation of IEEE802.16 Using a Modified Reservation Scheme Under Different
         Loading Conditions”, Kh. M. Shalghum, H. I. Sigiuk, Kh. A. Khalfalla, High Institute of Engineering Mesalata, LIBYA
    7.   ICTTA488: “Fixed End TimeOut Technique (FETOT) for planned disconnection in mobile database over fixed
         network with weighted data distribution”, M. A. Khder, A. Mohd-Zin, Z. Hj. A. Othman, MMU, MALAYSIA
    8.   ICTTA276: “Optimizing Wireless Data Retrieval in the Broadcast Network”, A. S. Al-Mogren, College of
         Technology, Riyadh, KSA

TEL10:   Network Management, Routing & Mobile Services                                   (Tuesday, April 08, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:    Pr. Chris Phillips                                Dr. Bassel Khechi
                       Queen Mary University of London, UK               Damascus Univ., SCS, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA072: “Resource Allocation Algorithm used in Routing for Dynamic Reconfigurable Mobile Services”, A.
         Ben-Letaifa, W. Trabelsi, S. Tabbane, SupCom, TUNISIA
    2.   ICTTA227: “A GA Based Real-time Resource Scheduling Algorithm”, Y. Gao, Ch. Phillips, L. He, Queen Mary
         University of London, UK
    3.   ICTTA342: “Hierarchical routing in optical networks”, S. R. Ehsani, V. Ghorbani, Optical Group Dpt, CT Division,
         ITRC, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA679: “Routing Algorithms Study and Comparing in Interconnection Networks”, B. Barati, A. Movaghar, A.
         Barati, Azad University, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA057: “Topology Control Scheme in MANETs for AODV Routing”, A. Naghshegar, A. Dana,
         A. Darehshoorzadeh, K. Karimpour, IRAN Telecommunication Research Center, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA317: “Comparative Analysis of IMP services”, M. Khoshbakhtian, A. Darvishan , P. Eghtedari, ITRC, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA364: “Inter-Stream Priority Management in SCTP-Multistreaming for HTTP traffic in UMTS”, M. Laafif, S.
         Tabbane, SupCom, TUNISIA
    8.   ICTTA387: “On the Performance of Matching MMPP to SRD and LRD Traffic Using Algorithm LAMBDA”, A.
         Shirazinia, M. S. Homami, N. Shariati, Amirkabir University of Technology, IRAN

TEL11:   QoS Management - I -                                                       (Wednesday, April 09, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:   Pr. Annie Gravey                                   Dr. Marwan Zbibi
                      TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE                    SCS, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA051: “A cross-layer design for QoS implementation for MANETs Applied to DSR”, B. Kadri, Dj. Moussaoui,
         Mhd. Feham, University of Tlemcen, Tlemcen, ALGERIA
    2.   ICTTA176: “Resource Optimization in Mobile Networks 802.11 Combined to QoS IP Networks”, J. Oubaha, Mhd.
         Elkoutbi, ENSIAS, Agadal, Rabat, MOROCCO
    3.   ICTTA481: “A Scalable Mathematical QoS Model for IP Networks”, E.B Fgee, W. J. Phillips, A. M. Elhouni, A.
         Smeda, Dalhousie University, Tripoli, LIBYA
    4.   ICTTA503: “FPFQ: A Low Complexity Fair Queueing Algorithm for Broadband Networks”, H. Halabian, H. Saidi,
         Isfahan University of Technology, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA657: “Dynamic Admission Control Algorithm for WLANs 802.11”, F. Didi, H. Labiod, G. Pujolle, Mhd. Feham,
         University Abou Bekr Belkaid of Tlemcen, ALGERIA
    6.   ICTTA705: “Stochastic Partitioning Strategies for Providing Scalable of Quality of Service Routing in Large
         Networks”, A. Montaser, E. Woodward, University of Bradford, UK



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TEL12:   QoS Management - II -                                                      (Wednesday, April 09, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:   Pr. Annie Gravey                                   Dr. Marwan Zbibi
                      TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE                    SCS, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA195: “ALMAS: An Application-Level Memory Management Service”, H. Salimi, S.A.Mhd. Sayyah, M. Sharifi,
         Iran University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA198: “Centralized vs. Decentralized QoS Management Policy”, F. Alhalabi, N. Batouma, R. Aubry, M.
         Maranzana, L.Morel, J.L. Sourrouille, INSA Lyon, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA251: “Admon: ViSaGe Administration And Monitoring Service For The Storage Virtualization in The Grid
         Environment”, S. Traboulsi, J. Jorda, A. M'Zoughi, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA322: “Adaptive Drop tail: An Algorithm for maintaining delay bounds in a buffer with time-varying arrival
         rate”, M. H. Etbega-Mohamed, M.E. Woodward, University Of Bradford, UK
    5.   ICTTA127: “Simulation of a new constraint based routing algorithm for multi-protocol label switching
         networks”, M.Z. Al-Ani, F. M. Al-Naima, S.Y. Amin, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, PAKISTAN
    6.   ICTTA562: “Improve Handoff HMIP Scheme using Location Information”, M. Mansour, J. E. Mellor, I. Awan,
         University of Bradford, UK
    7.   ICTTA252: “Integration of REST style and AJAX technologies to build Web applications: an example of
         framework for Location-Based-Services”, P. Mazzetti, S. Nativi, A. Sacco, L. Bigagli, University of Florence, ITALY

TEL13:   MIMO Systems                                                                  (Wednesday, April 09, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:   Pr. Abdallah Shami                                 Pr.A. Falhati
                      Univ. of Western Ontario, CANADA                   Iran Univ. of Science & Technology, IRAN

    1.   ICTTA069: “Achievable Rates and Power Loading on MIMO THP Systems”, H. Kh. Bizaki, A. Falahati, Iran
         University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA070: “MIMO Precoding with ESPRIT-Like Blind Channel Estimation”, H. Kh. Bizaki, A. Falahati, Iran
         University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA577: “On the Capacity of MIMO Channels and Its Effect on Network Performance”, M. Luccini, S. Primak,
         A.Shami, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, CANADA
    4.   ICTTA650: “Architecture dedicated to the MMSE equalizer of iterative receiver for linearly precoded MIMO
         systems”, D. Karakolah, Ch. Langlais, Ch. Jégo, M. Jézéquel, Institut TELECOM, TELECOM Bretagne, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA197: “Pilot-Based Channel Estimation in Spatially Correlated MIMO Systems”, M.R. Dadkhah, A.M. Doost-
         Hosseini, A.R. Sharifian, B. Ahmadi, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA368: “Multiuser detection in MIMO-OFDM system using Joint Beamforming”, N. Achoura, R. Bouallègue,
         SupCom, TUNISIA
    7.   ICTTA713: “Design of a Novel Antenna Array for MIMO Applications”, M. Shanawani, D.L. Paul, S.Dumanli, Ch.
         Railton, University of Bristol, UK
    8.   ICTTA647: “Strong Stabilization of MIMO Systems: An LMI Approach”, A.W. A. Saif, King Fahd University of
         Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, KSA

TEL14:   Digital Communications – Coding                                               (Monday, April 07, 11:30 – 13:15)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Christian Chatellier                         Pr. Mohiedin Wainakh
                        UFR SCIENCES, Chasseneuil, France                HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA313: “Exploiting Error-Control Coding in Blind Channel Estimation”, A. Sadri, A. Falahati, Iran University of
         Science and Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA652: “On-chip communication network for flexible multiprocessor turbo decoding”, H. Moussa, A.
         Baghdadi, M.Jézéquel, Institut TELECOM, TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA567: “An Enhanced Genetic Algorithm Based Decoder for Linear Codes”, H. Berbia, R. Romadi, M. Belkasmi,
         F. Elbouanani, ENSIAS, Agdal, Rabat, MOROCCO
    4.   ICTTA428: “Analysis Extrinsic transfer Characteristics of the Constituent decoders”, M. Wainakh, Mhd. Alkadi,
         HIAST, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA158: “An efficient decoder based on the genetic algorithms over a Rician fading multipath channel in
         CDMA-based cellular systems”, F. Elbouanani, M. Belkasmi, H. Berbia, Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts et
         Metier, Meknes, MOROCCO
    6.   ICTTA590: “Very Low Cost Configurable Hardware Interleaver for 3G Turbo Decoding”, R. Asghar, D. Liu,
         Linköping University, SWEDEN
    7.   ICTTA695: “Convolution Coder Software Implementation Using Viterbi Decoding Algorithm”, O. O. Khalifa, A. Al-
         Maznaee, M. Munjid, A. Hussan, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA




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TEL15:   Digital Communications – OFDM                                               (Monday, April 07, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Marion Berbineau                          Dr. Bassem AlAshkar
                        INRETS, FRANCE                                HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA161: “Modified OFDM/OQAM for Personal Optical Wireless with Direct Detection”, M. El-Tabach, P.
         Tortelier, R.Pyndiah, O. Bouchet, France Telecom Research and Development, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA449: “Robustness Evaluation of OFDM and MC-DS-CDMA Systems in High Voltage Digital Power Line
         Communications With Regard to Efficient Channel Equalization Techniques”, H. Atefat Doost, M. H. Ghamat, A.
         Rafiei, Fars Regional Electric Company, Shiraz, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA648: “An application of Learning Automata Based ARL to Subchannel Allocation in Cellular OFDMA
         System”, H. Montazeri, Mhd. R. Meybodi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA673: “Analytical study of the Rotation Spreading matrix for Block Spread OFDM with MMSE equalization”,
         I. S. Raad, X. Huang, University of Wollongong,Wollongong, N.S.W Australia, AUSTRALIA
    5.   ICTTA674: “Higher Order Parallel Concatenated Spreading Matrices OFDM”, I. S. Raad, X. Huang, University of
         Wollongong, Wollongong, N.S.W Australia, AUSTRALIA
    6.   ICTTA196: “Algebraic space time coding in a DS-CDMA systems over Rayleigh fading channel”, R. Gharsallah, R.
         Bouallegue, SupCom, TUNISIA

TEL16:   Communication Systems - I -                                                (Thursday, April 10, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Fayez Kiwan                               Pr. Iyad Dayoub
                        Arabe International University, SYRIA         UVHC, Valenciennes, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA075: “Peak to Average Power Ratio Analysis of Multi-carrier and Multi-standard Signals in Software Radio
         Context”, S. Hussain, Y. Louët, SupElec, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA112: “Guidelines for Effective Partitioning of Digital Signal Processing Tasks on Software Radios
         Reconfigurable Platforms”, Y. Jaamour, Mhd. S. Safadi, University of Damascus, Damascus, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA406: “Modulation classification of QAM and PSK from their constellation using genetic algorithm and
         hierarchical clustering ”, N. Ahmadi, R. Berangi, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Narmak,
         Tehran, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA504: “Water-Filling in Multi-Carrier Cooperative Diversity”, A.R.Sharifian, A.M.Doost-Hoseini,
         M.R.Dadkhah, Isfahan University of Technology, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA184: “Comparison and Investigation of Hopping Rate Estimation Processes”, S. Y. Ameen, A. A. Khuder,
         Mhd. N. Abdullah, Gulf University, BAHRAIN
    6.   ICTTA476: “RoF & Multi services in single-MMF LAN using mode group diversity multiplexing”, M. Awad, I.
         Dayoub, J.M. Rouvaen, UVHC-DOAE, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA193: “Nonlinear Successive Interference Cancellation for Turbo-CDMA”, A. Al Housseini, S. Saoudi,
         Libanese University, LEBANON

TEL17:   Communication Systems - II -                                                (Thursday, April 10, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Said Safadi                               Pr. Shawki Batal
                        Damascus University, SYRIA                    Kalamoun University

    1.   ICTTA111: “Performance Flexibility upon Multi-level Quality of Service, Based on Communications Systems
         Reconfigurability”, Y. Jaamour, Mhd. S. Safadi, University of Damascus, Damascus, SYRIA
    2.   ICTTA379: “A Channel Estimation Technique for Hierarchical DVB-T System to Extract High-Priority Stream”, H.R.
         Tanhaei, Mhd. J. Sharifi, Sh Beheshti University, Tehran, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA486: “The Impact of UWB Interference on WiMax Receiver: Detect and Avoid”, A. Rahim, S. Zeisberg, A.
         Idriss, A. Finger, Technical University Dresden, GERMANY
    4.   ICTTA709: “Increasing the capacity of mobile communication using smart antenna”, A. Assalem, Al-baath
         University, Homs, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA228: “Design and Simulation of Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) Modem”, O. W. Ibraheem, N. N.
         Khamiss, University of Kalamoon, SYRIA
    6.   ICTTA149: “Low Complexity Multi-View Video Streaming over Multipath Fading Channels”, Ch. Khirallah, V.
         Stankovic, L. Stankovic, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    7.   ICTTA726: “Implementation of a BPSK transceiver on a software defined radio platform”, Y. Tachwali, H. Refai,
         University of Oklahoma, USA

TEL18:   Components & Circuits for Communications - I -                             (Monday, April 07, 11:30 – 13:15)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Amer Baghdadi                             Dr. Ali Skaf
                        TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE               Kalamoun University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA396: “Formal Framework for Hardware Safety Requirement Verification”, J. Rocheteau, J.L. Boulanger, G.
         Mariano, Université de Technolgie de Compiègne, FRANCE



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    2.   ICTTA332: “A Tunable Active MMIC Time Delay for Communication Systems in SiGe BiCMOS Technology”, P.
         Langari, M. Pourakbar, M. Dousti, F. Temcamani, B. Delacressoniere, J.L. Gautier, Azad University, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA714: “Arithmetic Algorithms and Circuits to Convert MVL to MVL Coded Decimal and Vice Versa”, H. A.
         Osseily, Beirut Arab University, LEBANON
    4.   ICTTA389: “A Fully Differential Low Phase-Noise and Extra Linear VCO Design in SiGe BiCMOS Technology”, M.H.
         Seyedi, M. Dousti, M. Pourakbar, Islamic Azad University, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA003: “Implementation of a Novel TLM-MOM Hybrid Method for the Analysis of Interference in Antennas”,
         M. N. Moghadasi, M. Bahadorzadeh, R.A. Sadeghzadeh, Islamic Azad University, Ponak, Tehran, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA151: “Experiences from a model-based methodology for developing embedded electronic software in
         automobile”, J.L. Boulanger, Q.D. Van, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Compiègne, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA194: “A Novel Ternary Controller Sequencer”, A. M. Haidar, F. Al-Rifai, M.F. Bernard, Beirut Arab University,
         LEBANON
    8.   ICTTA212: “FPGA Implementation of Artificial Neurons: Comparison study”, S.A. Al-Kazzaz, R.A. Khalil, University
         of Mosul, IRAQ

TEL19:   Components & Circuits for Communications - II -                             (Wednesday, April 09, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Shawki Batal                                Dr. Mohammad Khalaj-Amirhosseini
                        Kalamoun University, SYRIA                      Iran University of Science and Technology, IRAN

    1.   ICTTA329: “A 1.2-V Single-Stage, SiGe BiCMOS Low-Noise Amplifier at 5.8GHz for Wireless Applications”, M.
         Pourakbar, P. Langari, M. Dousti, F. Temcamani, B. Delacressoniere, J.L. Gautier, Azad University, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA418: “A 2.4-GHz Front-end System Design for WLAN Applications using 0.35μm SiGe BiCMOS Technology”,
         F. Eshghabadi, M. Dousti, F. Temcamani, B. Delacressoniere, J. L. Gautier, Azad University, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA478: “First spurious suppression in microstrip parallel-coupled line filters using compensated capacitors
         and stubs”, M. Moradian, M. Khalaj-Amirhosseini, Iran University of Science and Technology, Narmak,, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA218: “On Low Noise Amplifier Design for Wireless Communication Systems”, M. Challal, D. Vanhoenacker-
         Janvier, A.Recioui, Arab Azrar and Mokrane Dehmas, University of Boumredes, ALGERIA
    5.   ICTTA259: “A New Residue to Binary Converter Based on Mixed-Radix Conversion”, A. S. Molahosseini, K. Navi,
         M.K. Rafsanjani, Islamic Azad University, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA287: “Optimum Ternary Galois Field Design Through Carbon Nanotube Technology”, P. Keshavarzian, K.
         Navi, M.K. Rafsanjani, Islamic Azad University, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA076: “Power Line Communications: An Overview”, Mhd. S. Yousuf, M. El-Shafei, King Fahd University of
         Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, KSA
    8.   ICTTA254: “To Analyze The Nonuniform Transmission Lines By Cascading Short Linear Sections”, Mhd. Khalaj-
         Amirhosseini, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, IRAN




SATELLITE WORKSHOP: “Security of Communication Systems”
                                            Pr. Noureddine Boudriga
                                                 SupCom - TUNISIA

TEL20: Security of mobile and wireless networks                                          (Tuesday, April 08, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Chair:            Pr. Noureddine Boudriga
                           SupCom, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA549: “Selecting the Best Set of Features for Efficient Intrusion Detection in 802.11 Networks”, M.
         Guennoun, A. Lbekkouri, Kh. El-Khatib, University of Ontario, CANADA
    2.   ICTTA684: “Detection and Reaction against DDoS Attacks in Cellular Networks”, S. Rekhis, A. Chouchane, N.
         Boudriga, University of 7th of November at Carthage, Tunisia
    3.   ICTTA616: “Secure Directional Routing to Prevent Relay Attack in Ad Hoc Networks”, Mhd. Sheikh-Zefreh, P.
         Khadivi, Isfahan University of Technology, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA548: “Using Biometrics to Secure Wireless Biosensor Network”, M. Zandi, Kh. El-Khatib, University of
         Ontario, CANADA
    5.   ICTTA686: “Threat Assessment of Wireless Patient Monitoring Systems”, W. Leister, H. Abie, A.K. Groven, T.
         Fretland, I.Balasingham, Norsk Regnesentral, NORWAY
    6.   ICTTA490: “A Hybrid Messaging-based scheme for IP traceback”, A. Fadlallah, A. Serhrouchni, Y. Begriche, F. Naït-
         Abdesselam, Institut TELECOM, TELECOM Paritech, Paris, FRANCE




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TEL21: Security engineering                                                          (Tuesday, April 08, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:       Dr. Mohamed Hamdi                           Pr. Abie Habtamu
                          University of Carthage, TUNISIA             Norway Computing center, NORWAY

    1.   ICTTA381: “Design and Implementation of a Network Security Model using Static VLAN and AAA Server”, S. A. J.
         Alabady, University of Mosul, IRAQ
    2.    ICTTA572: “Trust Management in Peer-to-Peer SIP Using the Security Assertion Markup Language”, Z. Khallouf,
         IT Faculty, Homs, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA292: “A Formal approach for the reconstruction of potential attack scenarios”, S. Rekhis, N. Boudriga,
         University of the 7th of November at Carthage,TUNISIA
    4.   ICTTA685: “Managing Network Security Projects: Classification models and Diseconomy of Scale”, J. Krichene, N.
         Boudriga, University of the 7th of November at Carthage, TUNISIA
    5.   ICTTA204: “A Reconfigurable Multi-Byte Regular Expression Matching Architecture for Signature-Based
         Intrusion Detection”, T. F. Badran, H. H. Ahmad, Mhd. Abdel-Gawad, Assiut University,EGYPT
    6.   ICTTA420: “Hunter: An Anti spy-ware for windows Operating System”, N. Arastouie, Mhd. R. Razzazi, Amirkabir
         University of Technology, IRAN

TEL22:   Cryptography, authentication, and access control - I -                      (Tuesday, April 08, 15:00 – 16:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Moutasem Shafa'amry                               Pr. Noureddine Boudriga
                         College of Information Technology, IUST, SYRIA        University of Carthage, TUNISIA

    1.   ICTTA125: “Specification & Enforcement of Access Control in Information and Communication Systems”, A.
         Abou-ElKalam, Université de Toulouse, IRIT, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA084: “QKD: Recovering Unused Quantum Bits”, A. M. Abu-Ayyash, N. Ajlouni, Arab Academy for BFS,
         Amman, JORDAN
    3.   ICTTA682: “Secret-Image Sharing for Multimedia Chaotic Encryption”, Mhd. Hamdi, N. Boudriga, University of
         7th of November at Carthage, Tunisia
    4.   ICTTA199: “Implementation of RSA encryption Using Identical Modulus Algorithm”, H. A. Osseily, A.M. Haidar,
         Beirut Arab University, Beirut, LEBANON
    5.   ICTTA092: “Algebraic Cryptanalysis of A NLFSR Based Stream Cipher”, M. Afzal, Ashraf Masood, National
         University of Science and Technology, PAKISTAN

TEL23:   Cryptography, authentication, and access control - II -                      (Tuesday, April 08, 17:15 – 19:00)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Noureddine Boudriga                      Pr. Moutasem Shafa'amry
                         University of Carthage,, TUNISIA             College of Information Tech., IUST, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA109: “Preventing IP Over-Deployment Through a Public/Secret-key Encryption Mechanism”, B. Soudan, W.
         Adi, The University of Sharjah Sharjah, UAE
    2.   ICTTA580: “Possibilities to Encrypt an RDF-Graph”, S. Gerbracht, Technische Universität, Dresden, GERMANY
    3.   ICTTA698: “Increasing the immunity of AES algorithm against the algebraic attacks by using dynamic S-Boxes”,
         A. Janadi, A. Tarah, Damascus university, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA484: “High Level Energy Consumption Estimation of Cryptographic Algorithms: the case of AES”, M.
         Khaddour, O. Hammami, ENSTA, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA182: “Chaos-Based Medical Image Encryption Using Symmetric Cryptography”, M. Ashtiyani, P.M. Birgani,
         IHU, Tehran, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA261: “Mobile Intelligent Network security with SIP Authentication Procedure”, A. Handoura, D. Bourget,
         Institut TELECOM, TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA687: “On Implementing Real-time Detection Techniques in Future Network Access Control”, A. A. Arain, M.
         Hashmani, Institute of Information Technology, Mehran Univ. of Engg. & Tech, PAKISTAN




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Software Engineering & Networking
SEN01:   Database & Knowledge Management Systems
SEN02:   Agents & Multiagents Systems in ICT
SEN03:   Knowledge Management & Decision Making Systems – I –
SEN04:   Knowledge Management & Decision Making Systems – II –
SEN05:   Information Systems and Applications – I –
SEN06:   Information Systems and Applications – II –
SEN07:   Web Service & Web Engineering
SEN08:   Systems & Software Engineering – I –
SEN09:   Systems & Software Engineering – II –
SEN10:   Software Architecture & Software Development
SEN11:   Distributed Systems, Parallel Computing & Grid Technology
SEN12:   Data Mining, Information Fusion & Machine Learning
SEN13:   Very Large Business Applications (Special Session) – I –
SEN14:   Very Large Business Applications (Special Session) – II –


SEN01:   Database & Knowledge Management Systems                                      (Tuesday, April 08, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Rakan Razouk                              Pr. Abdelkader Hameurlain
                        SCS, Damascus University, SYRIA               Paul Sabatier Toulouse III University, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA017: “Security Management Model for Mobile Databases Transaction Management”, Z..T. Abdul-Mehdi, R.
         Mahmod, Multimedia University, Melaka, MALAYSIA
    2.   ICTTA056: “Multi-step transactions specification and verification in a mobile database community”, R.
         Alshorman, W. Hussak, Loughborough University, UK
    3.   ICTTA222: “Using assertion capabilities of an OWL-Based ontology for query formulation”, K. Munir, M. Odeh, R.
         McClatchey, P. Bloodsworth, University of the West of England, UK
    4.   ICTTA419: “Ontology-Based Query Processing in a Large-Scale P2P Environment”, R. Al-King, A. Hameurlain, F.
         Morvan, Paul Sabatier Toulouse III University, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA203: “Termination Analysis Approach: A Comparative Study”, L. Baba-Hamed, USTO, Oran, ALGERIA

SEN02:   Agents & Multiagents Systems in ICT                                         (Tuesday, April 08, 11:15 – 13:00)
         Co-Chairs:      Pr. Mohamed Ben Ahmed                        Pr. Yvon Kermarrec
                         RIADI Lab., ENSI, TUNISIA                    TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA691: “Service composition based on facilitator federation”, O. K. Zein, Y. Kermarrec, Institut TELECOM,
         TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA028: “A practical Approach using AOR-Modelling and a XML-Based Implementation Framework”, A. Al-
         Dahoud, M. Wosko, Al-Zaytoonah University, JORDAN
    3.   ICTTA614: “An ontological approach for the genetic regulation networks dynamic modeling”, I. Hamdi, I. R.
         Farah, Mhd. Ben-Ahmed, ENIS, Campus Universitaire de Manouba, TUNISIA
    4.   ICTTA630: “The Flexible Negotiation Ontology-based Knowledge Management System: The Transport Ontology
         Case Study”, S. Saad, H. Zgaya, S. Hammadi, LAGIS UMR 8146, Ecole Central de Lille, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA224: “Evaluation of Multi-Agent Systems: the case of Interaction”, H. Joumaa, Y. Demazeau, J.M. Vincent,
         Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble (LIG), FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA359: “Multi-agent system architecture for managing the coordination in Peer-to-Peer systems”, H.
         Mazyad, I. Tnazefti-Kerkeni, H. Bélaïd-Ajroud, Université de Lille Nord de France, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA725: “An Anticipation Mechanism for Power Management in a Smart Home using Multi-Agent Systems”,
         Sh. Abras, S. Pesty, S. Ploix, M. Jacomino, LIG-Institut IMAG,CNRS, Grenoble, FRANCE

SEN03:   Knowledge Management & Decision Making Systems – I –                         (Monday, April 07, 11:30 – 13:15)
         Co-Chairs:    Dr. Stefanos Katsavounis                           Dr. Ammar Kheirbek
                       Demokritos University of Thrace, GREECE            University of Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA037: “A knowledge based system for post seismic evaluations”, H. Bouarfa, University of Blida, ALGERIA



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    2.   ICTTA331: “Scheduling Multiple Concurrent Projects Using Shared Resources with Allocation Costs and
         Technical Constraints”, S. Katsavounis, Demokritos University of Thrace, GREECE
    3.   ICTTA344: “Organizational Memory Bulding Blocks of Virtual Organizations”, L. Beig, A. Ghavamifar, Ministry of
         ICT, Tehran, IRAN
    4.   ICTTA090: “Using weighted information for customer knowledge management: A case study”, N. H. Bojnord, R.
         Tavakoli, Mhd.B. Menhaj, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA245: “Organization Decision Support System (ODSS) for the bidding process”, F. Nader, R.Chalal, LMCS
         Laboratory/ INI, (National Institute of Computer Science), Algiers, ALGERIA
    6.   ICTTA272: “An Ontology for CMMI-ACQ Model”, A. A. Sharifloo, R. Dehkharghani, Y. Motazedi, M. Shamsfard,
         Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA553: “Ontologies for Industrial Risk Analysis”, A. Abou-Assali, D. Lenne, B. Debray, HEUDIASYC Laboratory,
         University of Technology of Compiègne, Compiègne, FRANCE

SEN04:   Knowledge Management & Decision Making Systems – II –                          (Monday, April 07, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Co-Chairs:    Pr. Khaldoun Zreik                               Dr. Ammar Kheirbek
                       Paris 8 University, FRANCE                       University of Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA559: “Load Distribution Management for Wireless Local Area Networks”, G. Sawma, K. Barbar, G. Pujolle,
         Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris6, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA615: “Approximation Expected Reward Value in MDP”, H. Hanna, J. Yao, Kh. Zreik, GREYC, Caen University,
         FRANCE
    3.   ICTTA144: “Ontology-driven Requirements Engineering: Building the Meta Model”, M. Kossmann, Mhd. Odeh, A.
         Gillies, R. Wong, Airbus, UK
    4.   ICTTA383: “Planning in Knowledge Intensive Contexts: Systems Supporting Memory Tracing”, C. Adele, C.
         Grazia, A. De Liddo, Politecnico di Bari, ITALY
    5.   ICTTA190: “Comparison of the research units of ICT using MAUT via MBSC”, M. Mohamedpour, E. Asgharizadeh,
         K.Mohamedpour, IRAN Telecommunication Research Center, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA715: “Development of a software tool to study and simulation of the organization and production on the
         building sites”, A. Nassif, J.C. Mangin, Université de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac, FRANCE

SEN05:   Information Systems and Applications – I –                                   (Thursday, April 10, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Ghassan Fallouh                            Pr. Nawar Al Awa
                         Syrian Computer Society, SYRIA                 Damascus University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA080: “Information Field Complements Information Flow Paradigm in Getting Requirements of Networked
         Information Systems”, Mhd. F. Chikh-Awad, University of King Saud, KSA
    2.   ICTTA088: “On Randomness and the Genetic Behavior of Cellular Automata”, H. Toutounji, A. Ch. Aljundi,
         University of Aleppo, Aleppo, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA163: “Organisation of Contextual Enterprise-Service Bus”, A. Esper, Y. Badr, F. Biennier, INSA, Lyon, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA174: “SIM : An Innovative Business-Oriented Approach for a Distributed Access Management”, J.Aubert, B.
         Gateau, Ch. Incoul, Ch. Feltus, Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, LUXEMBOURG
    5.   ICTTA480: “Mobile Case Based Reasoning for Reservoir Gate Operation Decision Recommendation”, A. A.
         Ahmida, N. Md. Norwawi, University Utara Malaysia, Kedah, MALAYSIA
    6.   ICTTA516: “Multi-functional service oriented system development for user-driven adaptability”, A. Kenzi, B. El-
         Asri, M. Nassar, A. Kriouile, ENSIAS, Agdal, Rabat, MOROCCO
    7.   ICTTA722: “A Pilgrim Tracking System”, A. Touir, A. Al-Oeisheq, H. Mathkour, King Saud University Riyadh, KSA

SEN06:   Information Systems and Applications – II –                                  (Thursday, April 10, 11:15 – 13:00)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Ghassan Fallouh                            Dr. Oumayma Al Dakkak
                         Syrian Computer Society, SYRIA                     HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA556: “Ontology Based Semantic Integration of Heterogeneous Geographical Information Systems”, Kh.
         Djerriri, M. Malki, Centre of Spatial Techniques (CTS), Algerian Spatial Agency (ASAL), ALGERIA
    2.   ICTTA320: “Towards Arabic Electronic Dictionary”, O. Al-Dakkak, A. Zein, HIAST, SYRIA
    3.   ICTTA126: “The Impact of Risk Management on IS Projects Success in Syria”, Y. Ewer, Mhd. M. Mustafa, The Arab
         Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA442: “An Adaptive Web Information System Based on Web Services”, B. Soukkarieh, F. Sedes, IRIT Paul
         Sabatier University, FRANCE
    5.   ICTTA611: “Arabic Phonetic Web Sites Platform Using VoiceXML”, B. Kosayba, H. Alkhedr, F. Jdeed, A. Shriedi, E.
         Al-Mozaien, Damascus University, SYRIA
    6.   ICTTA561: “Modelling and exploitation of multistructured documents”, K. Djemal, Ch. Soulé-Dupuy, N. Vallès-
         Parlangeau, Paul Sabatier University, FRANCE




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SEN07:   Web Service & Web Engineering                                                (Thursday, April 10, 11:45 – 13:30)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Aris M. Ouksel                             Dr. Hala Skaf-Molli
                        University of Illinois, Chicago, USA           LORIA, Nancy, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA400: “SWSMS: A Semantic Web Service Management System for Data Sharing in Collaborative
         Environments”, M. Barhamgi, Dj. Benslimane, A. M. Ouksel, Claude Bernard Lyon1 University, Villeurbanne,
         FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA523: “A Vector Based Algorithm for Semantic Web Services Ranking”, O. Mola, Mhd. R. Razzazi, P.
         Emamian, Amirkabir University of Technology, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA465: “Collaborative Writing of XML Documents”, H. Skaf-Molli, H. Naja-Jazzar, Ch. Rahhal, P. Molli, LORIA,
         Nancy, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA450: “Comparison matrix for WEB HCI”, K. Samkari, A. Joukhadar, Damascus University, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA530: “A reverse engineering approach for specifying emantic Web Service with respect to MDA”, Dj. Amar-
         Bensaber, Dj. Benslimane, M. Malki, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, FRANCE
    6.   ICTTA531: “A Novel Middleware Model for Web Based Programming”, A. Sahafi, D. Bahrepour, Mhd. H. S. Ali-
         Shahreza, Islamic Azad Univeresity, IRAN
    7.   ICTTA586: “A New Web Service Discovery Model Based On QoS”, M. Al-Hunaity, A. El-Sheikh, B. Dudin, Arab
         Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, JORDAN
    8.   ICTTA610: “Towards Standard Control Protocol through Internet Using MDE Approach”, B. Kosayba, R. Saleh,
         R.Alsaleh, Damascus University, SYRIA

SEN08:   Systems & Software Engineering – I –                                         (Tuesday, April 08, 14:30 – 16:15)
         Co-Chairs:     Dr. Muhsen Hussein                             Pr. Nawar Al Awa
                        Univ. of Al Baath, Homs, SYRIA                 Damascus University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA159: “VCE: A New Personated Virtual Cluster Engine for Cluster Computing”, M. Sharifi, M. Hassani, E.
         Mousavi, S. L. Mirtaheri, Iran University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    2.   ICTTA116: “An automatic transformation from COSA software architecture to EJB platform”, A. Alti, Université
         UFAS, ALGERIA
    3.   ICTTA169: “Towards a rigorous framework for dealing with domain specific language families”, A. Abou-Dib, L.
         Féraud, Ch. Percebois, I. Ober, IRIT – Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA209: “Applying Ant Colony Optimization for the Joint Production and Preventive Maintenance Scheduling
         Problem in the Flowshop Sequencing Problem”, F. Benbouzid-Sitayeb, S. Ammi, Ch. Varnier, N. Zerhouni,
         Laboratoire des Méthodes de Conception de Systèmes, Algiers, ALGERIA
    5.   ICTTA223: “XMAN: A Framework for Rapid Development of Business Applications”, B. F. Saab, Mhd. S. Hajji,
         University of Damascus, SYRIA

SEN09:   Systems & Software Engineering – II –                                        (Tuesday, April 08, 16:45 – 18:30)
         Co-Chairs:     Pr. Yvon Kermarrec                             Dr. Hala Skaf-Molli
                        TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE                LORIA, Nancy, FRANCE

    1.   ICTTA617: “Towards the use of requirements as valuable inputs for complex system design”, Y. Kermarrec, E.
         LePors, Institut TELECOM, TELECOM Bretagne, Brest, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA290: “How to realize self healing operating systems?”, H. Momeni, O. Kashefi,M. Sharifi, Iran University of
         Science and Technology, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA293: “Introducing discipline to XP: Applying Prince2 on XP projects”, Z. Al-Zoabi, Arab International
         University, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA314: “Automatic Code Generation for MPSoC Platform Starting from Simulink/Matlab: New approach to
         Bridge the Gap between Algorithm and Architecture Design”, Y. Atat, N.E. Zergainoh, Lebanese International
         University, Beirut, LEBANON
    5.   ICTTA566: “Using UML for Modelling Cross-Cutting Concerns in Aspect Oriented Software Engineering”, N.
         Albunni, M. Petridis, University of Greenwich, UK
    6.   ICTTA689: “SCfM_PROD : A Software product certification model”, J. Haji-Yahaya, A. Deraman, A. R. Hamdan,
         University Kebangsaan, MALAYSIA

SEN10:   Software Architecture & Software Development                                 (Thursday, April 10, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Dr. Mohammadreza Razzazi                          Dr. Said Younes
                         Amirkabir University of Technology, IRAN          Kalamoun University, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA410: “Temporal Refinement in Co-Design”, A. Aljer, J.L. Boulanger, Ph. Devienne, Technology University of
         Compiègne, FRANCE
    2.   ICTTA398: “AGILE CMMI from SMEs perspective”, A. Y. Omran, Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Science,
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    3.   ICTTA517: “COSABuilder: an Extensible Tool for Architectural Description”, A. Smeda, M. Oussalah, A.B. Elhouni,
         E.B. Fgee, University of Nantes, FRANCE
    4.   ICTTA355: “Enhancing Software Architecture Behavior Understanding and Extensibility by Multi-view
         Metamodeling”, A. Bessam, Mhd. T. Kimour, University of Jijel, ALGERIA
    5.   ICTTA664: “Exploiting Laxity for Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Real-time Scheduling”, H. T. Yazdi, V. Salmani,
         N.Khatib-Astaneh, M. Salmani, A.M. Fard, Islamic Azad University, Quchan, IRAN
    6.   ICTTA231: “Requirements Change using Product Lifecycle Management for Manufacturing Processes in a
         Systems Engineering Context”, H. El-Jamal, LAAS CNRS 7, Toulouse, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA455: “Software Watermarking by Equation Reordering”, Mhd. Shirali-Shahreza, S. Shirali-Shahreza, Sharif
         University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
    8.   ICTTA436: “Evaluation Process Management Software for Security Evaluation”, Mhd. R. Razzazi, A. Tahouri, K.
         Fayazbakhsh, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN

SEN11:   Distributed Systems, Parallel Computing & Grid Technology                      (Monday, April 07, 16:45 – 18:45)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Abdelkader Hameurlain                    Pr. Mohsen Sharifi
                          IRIT, Paul Sabatier Univ., FRANCE            Iran Univ. of Science and Technology, IRAN

    1.   ICTTA563: “Large Scale Data Management in Grid systems: a Survey and Open Issues”, A. Hameurlain, Institut de
         Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse IRIT, Paul Sabatier University, FRANCE (Invited Paper)
    2.   ICTTA162: “A Case for Kernel Level Implementation of Inter Process Communication Mechanisms”, S. L.
         Mirtaheri, E. M. Khaneghah, M. Sharifi, Iran University of Science and Technology, IRAN
    3.   ICTTA253: “Using Grid Technology to solve a theoretical physics problem: Moduli Stabilization in String Theory”,
         N. Alhafez, N. Chamoun, Iyad Sbeih, HIAST, SYRIA
    4.   ICTTA525: “A Model Of Simplified Resource Management For Lightweight multilevel Grid”, I. Warda, V.
         Georgiev, Albaath University, Homs, SYRIA
    5.   ICTTA601: “High-Level Abstract Parallel Programming Platform: Application to GIS Image Decomposition”, S.
         Ghanemi, King Saud University, KSA
    6.   ICTTA405: “Distributed Management to Services Deployment in Autonomic Networks”, G. Diaz, N. Achir, K.
         Chen, Institut Galilée, Université paris 13, Villetaneuse, FRANCE
    7.   ICTTA280: “Tracing sub-components changes using Graph formalisms in Distributed Systems”, Mhd. O. Hassan,
         H. Basson, Université de Lille Nord de France, FRANCE
    8.   ICTTA595: “Grid Maintenance: Challenges and Existing Models”, Sh. Ibrahim, J. Hai, Q. Li, Huazhong University of
         Science and Technology, Wuhan, CHINA

SEN12:   Data Mining, Information Fusion & Machine Learning                          (Thursday, April 10, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:       Pr. Bernd Tibken                             Dr. Mouhib Alnoukari
                          University of Wuppertal, GERMANY             SCS, AEU, Damascus, SYRIA

    1.   ICTTA213: “Using data mining techniques for predicting future car market demand: DCX case study”, M.
         Alnoukari, W. Alhussan, Arab International University, SYRIA
    2.   ICTTA239: “A Decisional Tool for Quality Improvement in Higher Education”, N. Selmoune, Z. Alimazighi, LSI
         Laboratory-Computer Science Department, USTHB, ALGERIA
    3.   ICTTA246: “Sensitivity Analysis Using Interval Arithmetic”, M. Gennat, B. Tibken, University of Wuppertal,
         GERMANY
    4.   ICTTA357: “Hardware Implementation for frequent episode discovery in event sequences”, M. Esmaeildoust, H.
         Mousavi, M. Zamani, M. Abbaspour, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, IRAN
    5.   ICTTA499: “A new approach using Machine learning and Data fusion techniques for solving hard Combinatorial
         Optimization Problems”, M. Zennaki, A. Ech-Cherif, U.S.T.O. M.B., ALGERIA
    6.   ICTTA618: “Data Fusion of Panoramic Images and Laser Scans for Dynamic Targets Detection”, A. Baba, R.
         Chatila, Al Baath University, Homs, SYRIA

SEN13:   Very Large Business Applications (Special Session) – I –                   (Wednesday, April 09, 09:00 – 10:45)
         Co-Chairs:      Prof. Dr. Jorge Marx Gómez                    Prof. Dr. Claus Rautenstrauch
                         Universität Oldenburg, GERMANY                Otto-von-Guericke-Univ. Magdeburg, GERMANY

    1.   ICTTA635: “A Model for Adaptive Applications on the Semantic Web”, A. Memari, J. M. Gómez, Carl von
         Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, GERMANY
    2.   ICTTA636: “ERP Self-Adaptive customizing”, G. Kassem, R. Schult, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg,
         GERMANY
    3.   ICTTA637: “The Challenges of Technical Convergence instancing Portals”, N. Heyer, A. Solsbach, Otto-von-
         Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, GERMANY




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    4.   ICTTA638: “Ontologies Supporting VLBAs”, L. Haak, N. Brehm, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg,
         GERMANY
    5.   ICTTA639: “The classification of business model for the exchange of distributed components of Federated ERP
         Systems on the basis of web services”, E. Asfoura, G. Kassem, C. Rautenstrauch, J.M. Gómez, Otto-von-Guericke-
         Universität Magdeburg, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, GERMANY
    6.   ICTTA640: “Assessment of VLBA architectures – System Landscape Engineering in practice: A case study to
         rollout a global e-recruiting platform with SAP® and OpenCms at the Bayer AG”, A. Zwanziger, S. Herden, Otto-
         von-Guericke University Magdeburg, GERMANY

SEN14:   Very Large Business Applications (Special Session) – II –                  (Wednesday, April 09, 11:15 – 13:00)
         Co-Chairs:      Prof. Dr. Jorge Marx Gómez                    Prof. Dr. Claus Rautenstrauch
                         Universität Oldenburg, GERMANY                Otto-von-Guericke-Univ. Magdeburg, GERMANY

    1.   ICTTA641: “Resource Measurement for Services in a heterogeneous Environment”, N. Zenker, J. Rajub, Otto-von-
         Guericke Univeristät Magdeburg, GERMANY
    2.   ICTTA642: “Combining VR Technology and Human Factors Methods for Supporting Risk Analysis”, W. Salem,
         Otto-von-Guericke Univeristät Magdeburg, GERMANY
    3.   ICTTA643: “Integration of Semantic Web Service principles in SOA to solve EAI & ERP scenarios”, T. Mahmoud, J.
         M. Gómez, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, GERMANY
    4.   ICTTA644: “Industrial Environmental Information Systems to solve Environmental Issues”, N. Allam, Carl von
         Ossietzky University Oldenburg, GERMANY
    5.   ICTTA645: “SHERPA – Shared ERP Architecture”, J. M. Gómez, C. Rautenstrauch, Carl von Ossietzky University
         Oldenburg, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. GERMANY
    6.   ICTTA646: “Concept and implementation of a flexible and differentiated shopping cart functionality for creating
         personalised sustainability reports”, D. Süpke, J. M. Gómez, R. Isenmann, Carl von Ossietzky University
         Oldenburg, GERMANY




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