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2016 12th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT) (2016)
Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Nov. 28, 2016 to Nov. 30, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-5090-5341-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Formal specification, refinement, and implementation of path planning (PDF)

Eman Rabiah , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
Boumediene Belkhouche , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
pp. 1-6

Reconfigurable triple notched-band ultra wideband antenna (PDF)

Boualem Hammache , Laboratoire d'Electromagnétisme et de Télécommunication, Université des Mentouri, Constantine, Algérie
Abderraouf Messai , Laboratoire d'Electromagnétisme et de Télécommunication, Université des Mentouri, Constantine, Algérie
Idris Messaoudene , Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique (ESI ex. INI), BP 68M, Oued Smar, Algiers, Algeria
Mohammed Amin Meriche , Laboratoire d'Electromagnétisme et de Télécommunication, Université des Mentouri, Constantine, Algérie
Massinissa Belazzoug , Laboratoire d'Electronique et des Télécommunications Avancées, Université de Bordj Bou Arréridj, Algérie
Farouk Chetouah , Laboratoire d'Instrumentation Scientifique, Département d'électronique, Faculté de Technologie, Université Ferhat Abbas, 19000 Sétif, Algéria
pp. 1-5

Miniaturized rectangular dielectric resonator antenna for WCS standards (PDF)

Farouk Chetouah , Laboratoire d'Instrumentation Scientifique, Département d'électronique, Faculté de Technologie, Université Ferhat Abbas, 19000 Sétif, Algérie
Nacerdine Bouzit , Laboratoire d'Instrumentation Scientifique, Département d'électronique, Faculté de Technologie, Université Ferhat Abbas, 19000 Sétif, Algérie
Idris Messaoudene , Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique (ESI ex. INI), BP 68M, Oued Smar, Algiers, Algeria
Salih Aidel , Laboratoire d'Electronique et des Télécommunications Avancées, Université de Bordj Bou Arréridj, Algérie
Massinissa Belazzoug , Laboratoire d'Electronique et des Télécommunications Avancées, Université de Bordj Bou Arréridj, Algérie
Boualem Hammache , Laboratoire d'Electromagnétisme et de Télécommunication, Université des Frères Mentouri, Constantine, Algérie
pp. 1-4

A reconfigurable cylindrical dielectric resonator antenna for WiMAX/WLAN applications (PDF)

Massinissa Belazzoug , Laboratoire d'Electronique et des Télécommunications Avancées, Université de Bordj Bou Arréridj, Algérie
Salih Aidel , Laboratoire d'Electronique et des Télécommunications Avancées, Université de Bordj Bou Arréridj, Algérie
Idris Messaoudene , Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique (ESI ex. INI), BP 68M, Oued Smar, Algiers, Algeria
Boualem Hammache , Laboratoire d'Electromagnétisme et de Télécommunication, Université des Frères Mentouri, Constantine, Algérie
Farouk Chetouah , Laboratoire d'Instrumentation Scientifique, Département d'électronique, Faculté de Technologie, Université Ferhat Abbas, 19000 Sétif, Algérie
Youcef Braham Chaouche , Laboratoire d'Electronique et des Télécommunications Avancées, Université de Bordj Bou Arréridj, Algérie
pp. 1-4

New model of emergency communication for disaster relief in remote areas (PDF)

A. E. Aburawi , Dept. of Computer Science, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
S. Salic , Dept. of Computer Science, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
M. Krampell , Dept. of Computer Science, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
pp. 1-5

Capacity analysis of amplify-and-forward based dual-hop free space optical communication system with backup RF link (PDF)

Khaled Abdul Nasser Alhamawi , Department of Electrical Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Essam Saleh Altubaishi , Department of Electrical Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
pp. 1-5

Challenges and opportunities for underwater sensor networks (PDF)

Adil A. Sheikh , Science and Tech Unit, Umm Al Qura University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Emad Felemban , Dept of Comp Engg, Umm Al Qura University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Muhamad Felemban , Dept of Elec and Comp Engg, Purdue University, USA
Saad B. Qaisar , School of Elec Engg, and Comp Science, NUST, Pakistan
pp. 1-6

An adaptive Kalman filter based traffic prediction algorithm for urban road network (PDF)

Zeeshan Hameed Mir , Faculty of Computer Information Science, Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), PO Box 4114, Fujairah, UAE
Fethi Filali , Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC), Qatar University, Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), PO Box 210531, Doha, Qatar
pp. 1-6

User interactivity in eHealth applications: A novel taxonomy (PDF)

Muhammad Jawad Hashim , College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
pp. 1-4

Capstone project on speech morphing: A highlight to undergraduate education on signal processing (PDF)

Luis Weruaga , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research, Sharjah, UAE
Abdulqader Mahmoud , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research, Sharjah, UAE
Raed Shubair , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research, Sharjah, UAE
pp. 1-5

Revolutionizing the healthcare of the future through nanomedicine: Opportunities and challenges (PDF)

Hadeel Elayan , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
Raed M. Shubair , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
Nawaf Almoosa , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
pp. 1-5

A framework for building undergraduate student research skills through an independent engineering study course (PDF)

Raed M. Shubair , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
Hadeel W. Elayan , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
Mohamed I. AlHajri , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
Abdulrahman S. Goian , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University, UAE
pp. 1-5

Continuous health monitoring using smartphones — A case-study for monitoring diabetic patients in UAE (PDF)

A. J. Jihad , Karunya University, India
Sujith Samuel Mathew , Zayed University, UAE
Sujni Paul , Al Dar University College; UAE
D. Ponmary Pushpalatha , Karunya University, India
pp. 1-5

SADSA: Security aware distribution system architecture for smart grid applications (PDF)

Hosam Hittini , College of Information Technology, UAE University, P.O. Box 15551, Al Ain, UAE
Atef Abdrabou , Electrical Engineering Dept., College of Engineering, UAE University, P.O. Box 15551, Al Ain, UAE
Liren Zhang , College of Information Technology, UAE University, P.O. Box 15551, Al Ain, UAE
pp. 1-6

Two dimensional filters for improving the resolution of up-sampled video files (PDF)

Khalid Alzarouni , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
Abdulqader Mahmoud , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
Hamza Maharmeh , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
Fatma Taher , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
Hussain Al-Ahmad , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
pp. 1-6

Overview of ICT in the advancement of electric vehicle penetration: Overview of vehicle grid communication system and charging infrastructure and a case study of economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles in Nebraska (PDF)

Alan Alahmad , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA USA
Ala'a Rayyan , University of Nebraska, Lincoln Omaha, NE USA
Fares Al Juheshi , University of Nebraska, Lincoln Omaha, NE USA
Hamid Sharif , University of Nebraska, Lincoln Omaha, NE USA
Mahmoud Alahmad , University of Nebraska, Lincoln Omaha, NE USA
Khaled Shuaib , United Arab Emirates University
Mohammad Abdul-Hafez , United Arab Emirates University
Nassar Aljuhaishi , Kuwait University, Kuwait
pp. 1-6

Integration of heterogeneous data sources in smart grid based on summary schema model (PDF)

Foroogh Sedighi , Department of Computer Engineering, Niroo Research Institute, Tehran, Iran
Mahshid Helali Moghadam , Department of Computer Engineering, Niroo Research Institute, University of Kashan, Tehran, Iran
pp. 1-6

Analysis and classification of Arabic crowd-sourced news reports: A case study of the Syrian crisis (PDF)

M. Fraiwan , Dept. of Computer Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Tech, P.O. Box 3030 Irbid 22110, Jordan
Bayan Al-Younes , Dept. of Computer Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Tech, P.O. Box 3030 Irbid 22110, Jordan
Omar Al-Jarrah , Dept. of Computer Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Tech, P.O. Box 3030 Irbid 22110, Jordan
Natheer Khasawneh , Dept of Software Engineering, Dept of Info Security Eng Tech, Jordan Univ. of Sc & Tech, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic Inst. of Applied Tech, Irbid 22110 Jordan, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
pp. 1-5

Two dimensional filters for enhancing the resolution of interpolated CT scan images (PDF)

Abdulqader Mahmoud , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
Fatma Taher , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
Hussain Al-Ahmad , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Khalifa University, UAE
pp. 1-6

Synchronous shared experience: Architecture for synchronization support (PDF)

Shahab Ud Din , Dept. of computer and information science, Higher Colleges of Technology, Sharjah, UAE
Shaza Hanif , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
pp. 1-6

iCrowd — A framework for monitoring of identifiable crowd (PDF)

Sheikh N. Saeed , Makkah Techno Valley Company, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Adnan Abid , Uni of Mgmt and Tech, Lahore, Pakistan
Ehsan U. Waraich , Dept of Maths & Comp Sci, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Shahbaz Atta , Makkah Techno Valley Company, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Atif Naseer , Sci & Tech Unit, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Adil A. Sheikh , Sci & Tech Unit, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Emad Felemban , Comp Engg Dept, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
pp. 1-7

IEFP: An application layer protocol for Islamic electronic fatawa management and security (PDF)

Eyad S. Taqieddin , Dept. Network Engineering and Security, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Yarub A. Wahsheh , Dept. Computer Science, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
pp. 1-5

Secure kNN queries over outsourced spatial data for location-based services (PDF)

Ayesha M. Talha , University of Sharjah
Ibrahim Kamel , University of Sharjah
Zaher Al Aghbari , University of Sharjah
pp. 1-4

Watermarking for protected fingerprint authentication (PDF)

N. Bousnina , LRIT, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
S. Ghouzali , Information Technology Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
M. Lafkih , LRIT, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
O. Nafea , Department of Computer Science, College of Computer Science and Engineering, Taibah University, Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
M. Mikram , The School of Information Sciences, Rabat, Morocco
W. Abdul , Department of Computer Engineering, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
D. Aboutajdine , LRIT, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
pp. 1-5

Authentication enhancement techniques for BAC in 2G E-passport (PDF)

Nermeen M. Abdal-Ghafour , Electrical Communications and Electronics Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
Ayman A. Abdel-Hamid , Computer Science Dept., College of Computing and Information Technology, Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt
Mohamed E. Nasr , Electrical Communications and Electronics Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
Salah A. Khamis , Electrical Communications and Electronics Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
pp. 1-6

Architectural design of a cloud-based reCAPTCHA service (PDF)

H. Abubaker , ECE Department, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
K. Salah , ECE Department, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
H. Al-Muhairi , ECE Department, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A. Bentiba , ECE Department, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
pp. 1-6

Lightweight encryption algorithm in wireless body area network for e-health monitoring (PDF)

Azza Zayed Alshamsi , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
Ezedin Salem Barka , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
Mohamed Adel Serhani , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
pp. 1-7

Identifying roles of fishing ports using multi-source data aggregation (PDF)

William W.Y. Hsu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan 202
Hao-Hsun Wang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan 202
Min-Ruey You , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan 202
Min-Hsuan Lu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan 202
Hsin-Yu Tsai , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan 202
pp. 1-5

Semantic enterprise service bus for cultural heritage (PDF)

Antonio Capodieci , Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
Luca Mainetti , Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
Sergio Carrozzo , Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
pp. 1-8

The use of data mining techniques to predict mortality and length of stay in an ICU (PDF)

Alramzana Nujum Navaz , College of Information Technology, UAEU, UAE
Elfadil Mohammed , College of Business Adm., Al Ain University of Science and Technology, UAE
Mohamed Adel Serhani , College of Information Technology, UAEU, UAE
Nazar Zaki , College of Information Technology, UAEU, UAE
pp. 1-5

Ensemble classification of cyber space users tendency in blog writing using random forest (PDF)

Noor Azah Samsudin , Faculty of Computer Science and Information System, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Aida Mustapha , Faculty of Computer Science and Information System, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Mohd Helmy Abd Wahab , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
pp. 1-4

The use of data mining techniques to predict the ranking of E-government services (PDF)

Nayla Salem Alkhatri , College of Information Technology, UAEU, Al Ain 15551, UAE
Nazar Zaki , College of Information Technology, UAEU, Al Ain 15551, UAE
Elfadil Mohammed , College of Business Admin., Al Ain Uni. of Science and Tech., Al Ain, UAE
Musa Shallal , College of Humanities and Social Sciences, UAEU, Al Ain 15551, UAE
pp. 1-6

Candidate document retrieval for Arabic-based text reuse detection on the web (PDF)

Leena Lulu , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Boumediene Belkhouche , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Saad Harous , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
pp. 1-6

Analysis of free-text keystroke dynamics for Arabic language using Euclidean distance (PDF)

Suliman A. Alsuhibany , Computer Science Department, Collage of Computer, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia
Muna Almushyti , Unit of Computer, Deanship of Educational Services, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia
Noorah Alghasham , Information Technology Department, Collage of Computer, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia
Fatimah Alkhudier , Unit of Computer, Deanship of Educational Services, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia
pp. 1-6

Overview of fingerprinting methods for local text reuse detection (PDF)

Leena Lulu , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Boumediene Belkhouche , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Saad Harous , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
pp. 1-6

Review of personalized language learning systems (PDF)

Heba M. Ismail , College of Information Technology, UAEU
Saad Harous , College of Information Technology, UAEU
Boumediene Belkhouche , College of Information Technology, UAEU
pp. 1-6

Social desirability bias in software piracy research: Evidence from pilot studies (PDF)

Marton Gergely , College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
V. Srinivasan Chino Rao , Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
pp. 1-4

On detecting communities in social networks with interests (PDF)

Mohammed Ba-Hutair , Department here, University of Sharjah, UAE
Zaher Al Aghbari , Department here, University of Sharjah, UAE
Ibrahim Kamel , Department here, University of Sharjah, UAE
pp. 1-5

Internet of things: Applications and challenges (PDF)

Khaled Abdulla Al Rabaiei , College of Information Technology, UAE University, AL Ain, United Arab Emirate
Saad Harous , College of Information Technology, UAE University, AL Ain, United Arab Emirate
pp. 1-6

From the Internet of Things to the web of things — enabling by sensing as-a service (PDF)

Sujith Samuel Mathew , Zayed University, UAE
Yacine Atif , University of Skövde, Sweden
May El-Barachi , Zayed University, UAE
pp. 1-6
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