International Conference on Computer and Applications

Indexed Conference - ICCA'18 BEIRUT - LEBANON                ICCA'18 BEIRUT - LEBANON               ICCA'18 BEIRUT - LEBANON                  ICCA'18 BEIRUT - LEBANON 
September 06-07, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates





Special Issues
Every year the KACST medal and a prize of $5000 will be awarded to the best article published in Complex & Intelligent Systems.

We would like to thank all authors who attended the conference and presented their papers.

Deep thanks also to the Keynote Speakers (Prof. Zaher Al Aghbari, Prof. Gautam Das, Prof. Abdalla Kassem and Prof. Piyush) and to the Sessions Chairs



General Information


The International Conference on Computer and Applications ICCA'17 (Second Edition) is an annual event focusing on state of the art technologies pertaining to digital information, communications and multimedia. It addresses all applications of computing including (but not limited to) connected health, bioinformatics, information security, assistive technology, edutainment and serious games, education, grid computing, transportation, social computing, natural language processing, knowledge extraction and reasoning, Arabic apps, image and pattern processing, virtual reality, cloud computing, haptics, information security, robotics, networks algorithms, web engineering, big data analytics, ontology, constraints satisfaction, cryptography and steganography, Fuzzy logic, soft computing, neural networks, Materials and Devices for next generation computing & communications, artificial intelligence, biometry and bio-informatics, embedded systems, computer graphics, algorithms and optimization, Internet of things and smart cities. It is an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to meet and discuss the recent trends in computer applications. It opens a new horizon for research collaboration locally and internationally.

Young researchers are highly encouraged to submit their work (full paper) to the conference through  EDAS system.


Keynotes Speakers

   Prof. Das







Prof.Kassem LOGONDU
Prof. Abdallah Kassem


Submission Instructions & Dates

Authors are encouraged to submit high quality, original work written in English that has neither appeared in, nor is under consideration by other conferences or journals according to the following IEEE format MS WORD OR LATEX Templates   (for IJCIS use  format - LaTex  template.)

Paper submission is done through EDAS ( management system. Authors who cannot access the EDAS system, can send their submission to ICCA17 SUBMISSION. Authors should submit a signed letter stating that they will not submit their paper to other conferences or journals before the final notification of the conference chair.

Special privileges will be given to young researchers (i.e., PhDs, Research Assistant, Postdoctoral fellow) to publish their work and participate in the conference. In fact, we would like to encourage them to be more engaged in research. ICCA'17 will be an excellent opportunity for young researchers to meet with world-class scholars and discuss with them their findings.

Submission deadline
Author Notification*
Advance Registration
Camera Ready
July 11, 2017  August 17, 2017
By August 21, 2017
OPEN: Should be within 3 Days after acceptance notification
August 26, 2017

Camera-Ready - IEEE PDF eXpress:
IEEE Copyright: A copyright form per paper should be provided with your final version. PDF Download.

Author with a full paper
Attendee (NONE AUTHOR)

IEEE Author with a full paper

The corresponding author sould register and present the paper. All participants should register BEFORE attending the conference. None-registered individuals cannot participate in the conference. The registration covers: one paper publication fee, one author to attend all the sessions of the conference with 2 lunches and 4 coffee break. Additional authors or accompanying persons should register in the conference



Camera Ready

The final deadline to submit your final version is August 26, 2017. MS Word template: ieeeconf_A4.docx - LaTeX style file:

1. Proofread your manuscript before uploading it in EDAS. 
2. Check your manuscript for IEEEXplore compatibility using IEEE PDF eXpress:

a. Go to IEEE PDF eXpress: 
b. Create IEEE PDF eXpress account. ICCA17 code is 41526X
c. Upload your manuscript for conversion

3. Submit your final, IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF to ICCA17 through EDAS.


  A4 Paper
Paper Size (8.27x11.69)in (21x29.7)cm
Top margin (1st page) 1.0in 2.54cm
Top margin (rest) 0.75in 1.9cm
Left margin 0.75in 1.9cm
Right margin 0.52in 1.32cm
Bottom margin 1.44in 3.67cm
Text width 7.0in 1.78cm
Text height 9.5in 24.13cm
Column width 3.4in 8.63cm
Column separation 0.2in 0.5cm


Procedure for IEEE Xplore-Compatible PDF:

First-time users: Previous users, but using it the first time for a new conference: Returning users:
a. Click “New Users - Click Here”. a. Enter 41526X for the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the password you used for your old account. a. Enter 41526X for the Conference ID, email address and password.
b. Enter 41526X for the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as prompted. b. When you click “Login”, you’ll receive an error saying you need to set up an account. Simply click “Continue”. By entering your previously used email address and password commination, you will enable your old account for access to this new conference.
c. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup. c. Check that the contact information is still valid, and click “Submit”.
d. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.


ICCA'17 Day 1 (September 06, 2017) Photos from Sessions A, B, C and D

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ICCA'17 Day 2 (September 07, 2017) Photos from Sessions E, F, G and H

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Ehical Requirements

The conference chair requires that authors of submitted paper should provide a seperate letter uploaded with the paper stating that:

Proceedings Publication

All accepted and registered papers will be submitted to IEEE Xplore Digital Library (authors should sign akso the IEEE copyright form).

Authors can also publish an extended version of their paper in the International Journals of Computing and Information Sciences - IJCIS (doi: issue. The potential date of the special issue is December 2017No additional cost will be requiered from the authors.

Alternatively, the program committee will select the best papers to be published by Springer-Verlag in a book on "Recent Trends in Computer Applications" and in a special issue of the journal of Complex & Intelligent Systems (Indexed in Web Of Science).

                              Complex & Intelligent Systems


      CIS Published by SPRINGER

        New Book Published By SPRINGER

Other journals interested to publish the best presented papers are:






CIS Springer Journal Special Issue

The scientific committee will select the best presented papers for submission in the journal of Complex & Intelligent Systems (SPRINGER). This special issue will focus on recent trends in computer applications including evolutionary systems, data mining, machine learning, data science, multiagent, simulation, visualization, and knowledge discovery. The deadline for submission is October 22nd, 2017. Please follow the hyperlink ‘Submit Online’ on the journal’s webpage and upload your manuscript files following the ‘Instructions for Authors’. In the journal’s electronic submission system, you will find the voice ‘ICCA2017’ active in the drop-down menu, to be selected when submitting. Any inquiries can be directed to the leading volume Editor Prof. Jihad Mohamad ALJA’AM ( Guest Editors are Prof. Abdul Sadka and Prof. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik.

Springer Book ( ICCA'17 - CIS - Special Issue )

The best papers will be selected after a second round of peer review for publications in an edited volume by SPRINGER after the conference. Interested authors should update their papers based on the ICCA'17 reviewers comments (research work, contribution, English, etc). The publication of the accepted paper doesn't requiere any additional payment from the authors. The focal point for Springer is:

Dr. Nabil Khélifi
Publishing Editor | Middle East & North Africa Program | Springer
Heidelberg | Germany

All the papers will be peer reviewed by the ICCA'17 Technical Program Committee to improve their quality before their publications as chapters in the SPRINGER Book

IEEE ACCESS Special Issue

A special issue of the IEEE ACCESS Journal will dedicated to the conference. It will be led by Prof. Jihad Mohamad AlJa'am. The program committee will notify the authors of accepted papers that can be published in the IEEE ACCESS journal after September 21, 2017. The selection process may take several months and include a second round of peer review with reviewers from IEEE ACCESS.

IEEE Access is a multidisciplinary, open access journal with rapid publications of accepted papers. It is an ideal journal for authors who want to quickly announce recent findings to a broad audience. Other benefits include:

iJET - iJOE - iJIM Special Issues

The following journals accepted to publish special issues of selected papers presented in the conference. The program committee will notify the authors accordingly potentially after September 21, 2017.

  1. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET).
  2. International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE).
  3. International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM).

Registration Information

The registration fee covers one paper publication only in the IJCIS, (or IEEE Explor), lunches and coffee breaks during the conference period. All accepted papers should be registered by THREE DAYS MAXIMUM after the acceptance notification in order to be published in the conference proceedings. No reimbursement will be made after the author's registration and payment. Authors should sign the IJCIS copyright form (or the IEEE Copyright form) and submit it along with their camera-ready by August 15, 2017. At least one author should register and present the paper.

  1. Western Union - (contact for details) or
  2. Bank Transfer - (contact for details).
  3. PayPal account or with any credit cards (i.e. Visa, Mastercards, American Express, Diners Club).
Authors facing a problem in payment using PayPal can contact the finance office at ICCA'17 REGISTRATION. to select the proper mode of payment and get the detailed instructions. The focal point is Eng. Dana Bandok.

  • Sponsors

    Sponsor-Support: IEEE UAE SECTION - New York University - Notre Dame University - IJCIS - iJET - iJOE - iJIM - SPRINGER - CIS


    The Conference Secretary

    For further information about the conference please do contact the conference secretary Eng. Dana Bandok at icca2017uae[AT] 

    Journal Home Page »





  • Prof. Abdulmutaleb Elsaddik (Chair, IEEE FELLOW, Canada)
  • Prof. Patrick S. P. Wang
  • Dr. Sumaya Al-Maadeed
  • Dr. Noora Fetais
  • Dr.Mohammed AbouBakr Elashiri
  • Dr. Justin varghese
  • Dr. Mohamed Mellal
  • Dr. Aiman Erbad
  • Prof. Jinana Faidhi
  • Dr. Saleh Al Hazbi
  • Prof. Omara Karam
  • Dr. Muhammad Khan
  • Dr. Rajkumar Ganesan
  • Dr. Saudia Subash
  • Dr. Nabil Sahli
  • Dr. N. Lakhoua
  • Prof. Jianfeng Ma
  • Dr. Majida Al Asady
  • Prof. Albert Zomaya
  • Prof. Hassan Ali Artail
  • Dr. J. Subash Bose
  • Prof. Osman Ibrahim
  • Prof. Chadi Assi
  • Prof. Ali M. Jaoua
  • Dr. Ahmed Farouk
  • Dr. Jalal Akaichi
  • Dr. Naren Jeeva
  • Prof. Ali El-Zaart
  • Prof. Ali Haidar
  • Prof. Mohammad Khalil
  • Prof. Adrian Constantin
  • Prof. Hamid Mcheick
  • Dr. Hicham Hage
  • Prof. Wenliang Du
  • Dr. Majdi Rawashdeh
  • Dr. Mohamad EID
  • Prof. Peter Mark Athanas
  • Prof. Sabah Mohammad
  • Dr. Ali Harmush
  • Prof. Youcef Baghdadi
  • Dr. Mohsin Bilal
  • Prof. Nima Bari
  • Dr. Nader Hossain
  • Dr. Daouad Daouad
  • Prof. Samir A. Elsaoud
  • Prof. Mohamed Jemni
  • Prof. Sadok Benyahia
  • Dr. Borhan Marzougui
  • Prof. Hassan Ali Artail
  • Prof. Fadi Dornaika
  • Prof. Abdul Sadka
  • Prof. Med Salim Bouhlel
  • Prof. Ali Elzaart
  • Prof. A. Vasilakos
  • Prof. Hany Ammar
  • Dr. Islam Taj-Eddin
  • Dr. Borhan Marzougui
  • Dr. Mohamad EID
  • Dr. Ahmad S. Mashhour
  • Prof. ELSayed ElHorbaty
  • Prof. Mudasser F. Wyne
  • Prof. Abdel Badi Salem
  • Dr. Mohamed M. Yeddes
  • Prof. Ezekiel F. Adebiyi
  • Prof. Wald. Koczkodaj
  • Prof. Taleb Obaid
  • Prof. Azlinah Mohamed
  • Prof. Zakaria Maamar
  • Dr. Mohamed A. Mellal
  • Prof. Arthur Edwards
  • Prof. Hossam El Sofany
  • Prof. Arafat Awajan
  • Dr. Soumaya Chaffar
  • Dr. Chafaa Hamrouni
  • Dr. Abderrahim Maizate
  • Dr. Nasser Issa 

    Authors Instructions

    The authors can submit their papers according to IEEE format MS WORD or (LaTex Template)  (for the IJCIS journal, author can use the following format MS-WORD (or LaTex) using EDAS). For the Camera-Ready, the authors should use  IEEE PDF eXpress (41526X).


    Organizing Committee

    Prof. Mahmoud Al-Qutayri (IEEE)

    Prof. Jihad Mohamed AL JA'AM (IEEE)

    Dr. Mohamed Eid (IEEE)


    Conference Venue

    Sheraton Creek & Tours, Dubai, UAE

  • Visa & Registration

    For Dubai Visa Information please click here







    Disclaimer: Neither the ICCA'17 conference organizers nor its sponsors accept any responsibility, whatsoever, for injury or damage or loss or ill-health or inconvenience,  etc. to persons or any kind of property during the conference period and/or during any kind of activity or period related to or associated with the ICCA'17 conference. The conference organisers should absolutely not be taken responsible for any action or decision in case of absolute necessity (i.e., conflicts, wars, state decision, etc). The IJCIS is published by APCEP 39 Dundas Street East #202 Mississauga , ON L5A 1V9, Canada, Fax: +905-290-8413