IEEECS International Conference on Computer and Applications
Third Edition (An Indexed Conference)
 The 2018 International Workshop on Computer Tools
and Communication Systems (WCTCS'18) - July 26th, 2018


http://b-iu.edu.lb/EngConference/ICCA18/ - CFP - SPECIAL SESSION:  Reconfigurable Computing

 FINAL PROGRAM

July 25th-26th, 2018, Beirut, Lebanon

EDAS NUMBER 24063 - IEEE CONFERENCE NUMBER 43450

In the Memory of Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh Founder of Fuzzy Logic
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ICCA'18 (Indexed Conference): The final program will be available soon
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LATEST NEWS: ICCA'17 Proceedings in IEEE XPLORE + SPRINGER BOOK 2018
 
AN INDEXED CONFERENCE - SPONSORED BY SPRINGER-VERLAG  & IEEE & IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY (Technical Co-sponsorship)


BEST ACCEPTED PAPERS WILL BE PUBLISHED AS CHAPTERS IN A BOOK EDITED BY SPRINGER
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IEEE CONFERENCE NUMBER 43450. ALL ORIGINAL ACCEPTED PAPERS WILL BE SUBMITTED INTO IEEE XPLORE

Special Issue: JOURNAL OF COMPLEX & INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS   - SPRINGER-VERLAG
Every year the KACST medal and a prize of $5000 will be awarded to the best article published in Complex & Intelligent Systems.

New Submission Deadline: June 27, 2018
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General Information

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The International Conference on Computer and Applications ICCA'18 (Third 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 (topics) 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

 

   

         

PROFESSOR
PROFESSOR
BIO & ABSTRACT
BIO & ABSTRACT

   Beirut-1

   Beirut-2

         Beirut

 

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

Paper submission is done through EDAS (http://edas.info/24063) management system. Authors who cannot access the EDAS system, can send their submission to ICCA'18 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'18 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
May 23, 2018, June 27, 2018
By July 10, 2018
OPEN: Should be within 3 Days after acceptance notification
July 15, 2018
*NOTE: WE WILL SEND IMMEDIATLY THE REVIEW REPORTS AND THE FINAL DECISION ABOUT ANY SUBMITTED PAPER ONCE RECEIVED

Camera-Ready - IEEE PDF eXpress:
IEEE Copyright: A copyright form per paper should be provided with your final version. PDF Download. You can sign the IEEE electronic copyright directly through EDAS system from your account. Please login to your account with your credentials, go to your paper and you will find the copyright icon. Click on it and follow the steps.

Author with a full paper
Student Attendee (NONE AUTHOR and WITHOUT A PAPER)
Attendee (NONE AUTHOR)
$520
$200
$250

IEEE REGISTRATION
IEEE Author with a full paper
LOCAL Attendee (NONE AUTHOR)
Student IEEE Attendee (NONE AUTHOR)
$420
$200
$150

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 with all the proessing charges, 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 and pay the fees.

Camera Ready

The final deadline to submit your final version is July 15, 2018. MS Word template: ieeeconf_A4.docx - LaTeX style file: ieeeconf.zip

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: www.pdf-express.org 
b. Create IEEE PDF eXpress account. ICCA'18 code is 43450X
c. Upload your manuscript for conversion

3. Submit your final, IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF to ICCA'18 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:
 Click “New Users - Click Here”.  Enter 43450X for the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the password you
     used for your old account.

Enter
our conference code 43450X, your email address and password.
Ente the conference code 43450X, your email address, and choose a new password.
Continue to enter information as prompted.
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.
You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup. Check that the contact information is still valid, and click “Submit”.
You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.

 

Ehical Requirements

The conference chairs 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).  Please note IEEE cannot guarantee the proceedings of any conference will be published in the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.  Every conference is subject to a quality review upon receipt, as such, IEEE reserves the right to withhold publishing of proceedings that do not meet the IEEE quality standards. 

Authors can also publish an extended version of their paper in the International Journals of Computing and Information Sciences - IJCIS (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21700/ijcis.2018.xxx) issue. The potential date of the special issue is December 2018No 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 for Sustainable Development" and in a special issue of the journal of Complex & Intelligent Systems (Indexed in Web Of Science). The selected papers should be extended by at least 35% in order to be considered as chapters in the book.


                              Complex & Intelligent Systems

                              

      CIS Published by SPRINGER

        New Book Published By SPRINGER

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IJSTDT Published by INDERSCIENCE  


Other journals interested to publish the best presented papers are:
 

                             

                              

     IS by ELSEVIER: IMPACT FACTOR 4.045

   IS by ELSEVIER: IMPACT FACTOR 1.456

 

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, 2018. 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 (jaljaam@gmail.com).

 

Springer Book ( ICCA'18 - 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'18 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'18 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 (IEEE ACCESS ASSOCIATE EDITOR). The program committee will notify the authors of accepted papers that can be published in the IEEE ACCESS journal after September 21, 2018. The selection process may take several months and include a second round of peer review with reviewers from IEEE ACCESS. We abide by IEEE ACCESS decisions and policy in terms of acceptance and publication charges.

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, 2018.

  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 IEEE eXplor (Conferenc ID: 43450), 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 considered in the proceedings. No reimbursement will be made after the author's registration and payment. Authors should sign the IEEE copyright form and submit it along with their camera-ready by July 17, 2018. At least one author should register and present the paper.

  1. Western Union - (contact ICCA CONFERENCE for details) or (Eng.Dana.Bandock)
  2. Bank Transfer - (contact ICCA CONFERENCE 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'18 REGISTRATION to select the proper mode of payment and get the detailed instructions. The focal point is Eng. Dana Bandock

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    Contacts

    The Conference Secretary

    For further information about the conference please do contact the conference secretary Eng. Dana Bandok at ICCA CONFERENCE 

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  • Prof. Abdulmutaleb Elsaddik (Chair, IEEE FELLOW, Canada)
  • Prof. Adnan Harb (BIU)
  • Prof. Malek Gassoumi (Tunisia)
  • Prof. Nizar AlHolou (USA)
  • Prof. Doru Ursutiu
  • Prof. Tingwen Huang
  • Prof. Amir Hooshang Mazinan
  • Prof. Hojjat Adeli
  • Prof. Hassan Artail (AUB)
  • Prof. Fouad Hajj-Hassan (LU)
  • Prof. AL Aghbari
  • Dr. Fadi Zaraket (AUB)
  • Prof. Zakaria Maamr (IEEE CS)
  • Prof. Nazih Alderinee
  • Prof. Amro Al-Masree
  • Dr. Osama Halabi
  • Dr. Falah Awwad
  • Dr. Mohamad EL Falou (ULF)
  • Dr. Mohamad Said (ULF)
  • Dr. Rabih Zakaria (ULF)
  • Dr. Mohamad Saaeddine (ULF)
  • Dr. Mohamad Daher
  • Dr. Khaled Hajar (ULF)
  • Dr. Mohamad Asmar
  • Dr. Ramez Khalid
  • Dr. Mazen Raad
  • Dr. Elias Issa
  • Dr. Anas Malass
  • Dr. Hani Jamal
  • Dr. Mohamad Khorbatly
  • Dr. Ali Skaf
  • Dr. Ziad Daher​
  • Dr. Maher Assaad
  • Dr. Salem Salem (PU)
  • Dr. Mehdi Ehsanian
  • Dr. Maher Assaad
  • Dr. Aman Chadha
  • Prof. Patrick S. P. Wang
  • Dr. Sumaya Al-Maadeed (IEEE)
  • Dr. Ali Hage-Diab (BIU)
  • Dr. Bassam Hussein (BIU)
  • Dr. Hussein Hijazi (BIU)
  • Dr. Mohammad Raad (BIU)
  • Dr. Mohammad S Abou Chahine
  • Dr. Ziad Noun (LIU)
  • Prof. Chadi Assi
  • Prof. Ahmad Muhieddine (BIU)
  • Prof. Ali Assi (BIU)
  • Dr. Sugam Sharma
  • Dr. Noora Fetais (IEEE)
  • Prof. Majida AlAsady
  • Dr.Mohammed AbouBakr Elashiri
  • Dr. Justin Varghese
  • Dr. Mohamed Mellal
  • Dr. Khalid Abualsaud (SIEEE)
  • Dr. Essam Rashed
  • Dr. Aiman Erbad
  • Prof. Abdelbadeeh Salem
  • Prof. Mohsen Gizani (FIEEE)
  • Prof. Jinana Faidhi
  • Prof. Dhyaa Azzawy
  • Dr. Saleh Al Hazbi
  • Prof. Omar Karam (BUE)
  • 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. Samy Ghoneimy (BUE)
  • Prof. Ali M. Jaoua
  • Dr. Ahmed Farouk
  • Dr. Jalal Akaichi
  • Dr. Naren Jeeva
  • Prof. Ali El-Zaart
  • Prof. Ali Haidar
  • Prof. Mohammad Khalil (IEEE)
  • Prof. Adrian Constantin
  • Prof. Hamid Mcheick
  • Dr. Hicham Hage
  • Prof. Wenliang Du
  • Dr. Majdi Rawashdeh
  • Dr. Mohamad EID (IEEE)
  • 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. 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 HajHassan
  • Prof.. Jinan Fiaidhi
  • 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 (Dean)
  • Prof. Azlinah Mohamed
  • Prof. Abdelaziz Bouras
  • Dr. Mohamed A. Mellal
  • Prof. Arthur Edwards
  • Dr. Hossam El Sofany
  • Prof. Arafat Awajan
  • Dr. Soumaya Chaffar
  • Dr. Chafaa Hamrouni
  • Dr. Abderrahim Maizate
  • Dr. Nasser Issa 

     

     

     

    Authors Instructions

    IEEE format MS WORD or (LaTex Template)  -  IEEE PDF eXpress (43450X).

     

    Organizing Committee

    Prof. Amin Haj-Ali (LEBANON)

    Prof. Ahmad ElRafhi (ULF DEAN)

    Prof. Jihad M. AlJa'am (IEEE Computer Sociaty TC on (1) Learning Technology and (2) Business Informatics and Systems)

     

     

    Conference Venue

    Ramada

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    Visa & Registration

    For Lebanon VISA please click HERE.  For tourism in Lebanon please click HERE.

     

     

     

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    Disclaimer: Neither the ICCA'18 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'18 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