ICENCO'2006
 

2nd International Computer Engineering Conference
Engineering the Information Society

Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University
Cairo, EGYPT
December 26-28, 200
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Conference Program

 Monday, December 25

6:00-7:00

Opening Session

Faculty of Engineering : 100 Years on Premises

 Tuesday, December 26

From 8:30

Registration

09:30 – 10:30

Keynote Lecture

Computer Hardware: A Different Perspective

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 1:00

Session 1M: Network Analysis & Management

Session 1a: Network Analysis & Management

Session 1b: Network Analysis & Management

1:00-3:00

Lunch Break

03:00 – 5:00

Special Session 1

2M:  Information Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer-Networks

Session 2a: Data Compression

Session 2b: Knowledge Discovery and Web Mining / Image Processing

-Networks

 

  

Wednesday, December 27
 

9:30 – 10:30

Poster Session 1 (2a)

10:30 – 11:30

Poster Session 2 (2a)

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 – 2:00

Session 3M:  Signal Processing

Session 3a: Computational Intelligence

Session 3b:  Neural Networks

2:00-4:00

Lunch Break

4:00-6:00

Session 4M: Image Processing

Session 4a: Parallel & Distributed Processing

Session 4b: Computer Hardware


Wednesday,   December 27
 

8.00 – 10.00 pm

Conference Banquet In Hotel


Thursday,       December 28
 

10:00-12:00

Special Session 2(M): Rough Sets and Fuzzy Sets

12:30 – 1:30

Closing


Tuesday, December 26
 

Session 1M: Network Analysis & Management

Moderators

Prof.. A. El_Sawi , Prof. A. ElArabawi

11:00 – 11:20

Performance Analysis of the DIT Mobile Agent System, A. Said, H. Mohamed and M. Hashem

11:20 – 11:40

A New Approach for Traffic Prediction Exploiting Short-term and Long-term Dependencies, S. Mohamed, M. Soliman and G. Rubino

11:40 – 12:00

Capacity Gain of Existing Transmit Antenna Selection in Spatially Correlated MIMO Channels , S. Jomah

12:00 – 12:20

Dynamic Memory Usage Optimization using ILP, A. Allam and J. Ramanujam

12:20 – 12:40

ILP and Iterative LP Solutions for Peak and Average Power Optimization in HLS, A. Allam and J. Ramanujam

 Tuesday, December 26

Session 1a: Network Analysis & Management

Moderators

Prof. S. Meshali, Dr. M. Amer

11:00 – 11:20

Fast Roaming Authentication in Wireless LAN N. Aboudagga, M. Eltoweissy and J. Quiscater

11:20 – 11:40

Bandwidth Reservation Algorithm for Wireless Cellular Networks , I. Ibrahim, A. Ali and A. Ghanim

11:40 – 12:00

Fast Allocation in OFDMA Using Subcarrier Correlation, R. Mahmoud and M. Khairy

12:00 – 12:20

Dynamic RCPT-Based Cross-Layer Optimization for Multi-User H.264 Video Streaming, C. Yaacoub, J. Farah, N. Rachkidy, F. Marx and B. Pesquet-Popescu

12:20 – 12:40

Dynamic Reservation/Allocation TDMA MAC Protocol for Wireless ATM Networks, N. El_Fishawy, H. Mansour and M. Foda

 Session 1b: Network Analysis & Management

Moderators

Prof. S. Shaheen, Prof. A. Abdel Wahab

11:00 – 11:20

A Distributed Iterative Algorithm for Optimal Rate Allocation for Homogeneous Wireless Multicast, A. Mohamed and H. Alnuweiri

11:20 – 11:40

Quality of Service in Wireless Sensor Networks, A. Zakaria and R. El-Marakby

11:40 – 12:00

Performance of FEC Schemes in WiMax OFDM System under Doppler Effect, A. Elaskary

12:00 – 12:20

Priority Queuing Model for Handoff Enhancement in Mobile IP, R. Rizk

 Tuesday, December 26

Special Session 1M:  Information Retrieval in

Peer-to-Peer-Networks

Moderators

Dr. K. Ragab , Dr. H. Adly

03:00 – 03:20

Directed Information Search and Retrieval over Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks, L. Liu, N. Antonopoulos and S. Mackin

03:20 – 03:40

Application Of Queueing Theory To Allocating QoS-constrained Workflow-based Jobs In A Scientific Grid, Y. Patel and J. Darlington

03:40 – 04:00

Fault Tolerance of Mobile Agents: Centralized Approach, A. Al-Dweik and I. Ismail

 Session 2a: Data Compression

Moderators

Prof. M. Metwalli, Prof. M. S. El Sherif,

03:00 – 03:20

Adaptive Error Concealment for Video Coding, L. Siruvuri, P. Salama, D. Kim, M. El-Sharkawy and M. Rizkalla

03:20 – 03:40

Vector Quantization based Text-Independent Speaker Identification for binary quantized feature vectors, M. Abu El-Yazeed, N. Abdel Kader and M. El-Henawy

03:40 – 04:00

Rotated Code vectors of Binary and BTC Coded Gray Level Images, M. Abu El-Yazeed, N. Abdel Kader, M. Tantawy and M. El-Henawy

04:00 – 04:20

Lossless Image Compression Using Wavelet and Vector Quantization, M. Helal, S. El-Taweel and S. Saraya

04:20 – 04:40

Parameters Selection of Block Turbo Codes using Genetic Algorithms, A. Mahran and M. Benaissa

 

Tuesday, December 26

 Session 2b: Knowledge Discovery and Web Mining / Image Processing

Moderators

Prof. A. H. Fahmy, Prof.. R. Bahgat

03:00 – 03:20

A Constraint Logic Programming Solution to the Teacher Relocation Problem, N. Ilhan and Z. Bayram

03:20 – 03:40

Sizing and Estimating a Maintenance project-A Case study, S. El-Tawansy and A. Salem

03:40 – 04:00

Multi-Resolution Segmentation Using Fuzzy Region Growing for Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images, A. Abdel-Dayem and M. El-Sakka

04:00 – 04:20

An EM-Based Keyframe Extraction Using GMM, M. Soliman, K. Sayed, H. Onsi and S. Ahmed

04:20 – 04:40

An Integrated IHS and DWFT Fusion Technique for Improving the Spectral Quality of Remote Sensing Images, S. Elkaffas, T. El-Tobely, A. Ragheb and F. Abd El-Samie

 

Wednesday, December 27

Session 3M:  Signal Processing

Moderators

Prof. Fathi Saleh,  Prof. O. Hegazi,

12:00 – 12:20

A Hybrid Quantum Search Engine: A Fast Quantum Algorithm for Multiple Matches, A. Younes, J. Rowe and J. Miller

12:20 – 12:40

A Novel Multi-resolution Time-Frequency Approach for Blind Signal Separation of Convolutive Mixing Signals, U. Mohammed and M. Mahmoud

12:40 – 01:00

Blind Signal Separation of Audio Signals Using an On-Line Reduced, M. Elsabrouty, M. Bouchard and T. Aboulnasr

01:00 – 01:20

Concatenation and Puncturing Of Low Density Parity Check Codes , K. El Mahgoub and M. Nafie

01:20 – 01:40

A New Interpolation-Based Symbol Timing Recovery Technique for Space Time Coded Systems, Y. Mohasseb, H. Radi and A. Elmoghazy

01:40 – 02:00

Different Signal Representations for Detection of Epileptic Seizures in Electroencephalogram , M. El Adawy, A. Ali, A. Farag and A. Abd-Elaal

02:00 – 02:20

Computationally Efficient Transform –Domain Two-Dimensional Principal Component Analysis Algorithm for Facial Recognition, M. Abdelwahab and W. Mikhael

  

Wednesday, December 27

 Session 3a: Computational Intelligence

Moderators

Prof. M. Geith, Prof. N. Darwish

12:00 – 12:20

An Effective Matrix Representation For Higher-Order Petri Nets, M. Amin and M. Hassan

12:20 – 12:40

Box-Jenkins Methodology vs. Multiple Regression Method Applied On Stock Market Sectors, G. Abdelmouez, S. Hashem, A. Atiya and M. El-Gamal

12:40 – 01:00

A Comparative Study of Genetic Algorithm-based Approaches and a Hybrid Simulated Annealing-Genetic Algorithm Approach for Solving the Reliable Network Design Problem, M. Girgis, T. Mahmoud and G. Hanna

01:00 – 01:20

Multi-Criteria Decision Tree Learning System, S. Ibrahim, M. Allam and I. Imam

01:20 – 01:40

Prediction of Water Content and Sugar Content of Chinese Pears Using A Hyperpsectral Imaging System , T. Hong, J. Qiao, N. Wang, G. ElMasry, Z. Zhao, M. Li and W. Li

01:40 – 02:00

Potential of Hyperspectral Imaging and Neural Network for Detecting Chilling Injury in “Red Delicious” Apples, G. ElMasry, N. Wang and C. Vigneault

02:00 – 02:20

Effective Keyphrase Extraction through the Application of Heuristic Rules, S. El-Beltagy

02:20 – 02:40

On Automatic Determination of Number of Clusters in Fuzzy and K-means Clustering Algorithms, M. El-Melegy, E. Zanaty, M. Girgis and W. Abd-Elhafiez


Wednesday, December 27

Session 3b:  Neural Networks

Moderators

Prof. M. Zaki, Dr. A. Sourial

12:00 – 12:20

PID Controllers: Can They be Tuning Optimaly by Cooperative Learning?, M. El-Telbany

12:20 – 12:40

Levenberg-Marquardt Training Algorithm for Random Neural Networks, S. Mohamed and M. Soliman

12:40 – 01:00

Neural Networks for Solving the Ill-posed Inverse Problems Arising from Fredholm Integral Equation of the First Kind and its Application, M. Sammany and M.El-Beltagy

01:00 – 01:20

Neural Networks for Approximating the Output Solution of the Fredholm Integral Equation of the Second Kind Arising from Noisy Input Function, M. Sammany, L. Abd-Elal and A. Atiya

01:20 – 01:40

Training Neural Networks in a Random Sample Consensus Framework, M. El-Melegy

 

Session 4M:  Image Processing

Moderators

Dr. M. Fayek, Dr. R. El Fouli

04:30 - 04:50

Skin Detection Using Neural Network, M. El-Arabawy, A. Tolba and S. Zaki

04:50 - 05:10

Surface and Color defects detection for fired ceramic tiles using image processing analysis, H. Elbehiery, G. Abdelmouez, A. Hefnawy and M. Elewa

05:10 - 05:30

Improving Image Segmentation via Decision Fusion, M. El-Melegy, E. Zanaty, M. Girgis and W. Abd-Elhafiez

05:30 - 06:50

DCT and Block Based Algorithm for Compound Document Images Segmentation, A. Abdelwahab, A. Ali and M. Khatan

05:50 - 06:10

3D Acquisition of Egyptian Vestiges with a Hand-Held Camera, Moumen T. El-Melegy, Mahmoud A. Ganeb and Hatem H. Rashwa

 

 

Wednesday, December 27

Session 4a: Parallel & Distributed Processing

Moderators

Prof. M. Younes, Dr. H. Ismail

04:30 - 04:50

Efficient Workload Allocation to Schedule Fork-Join Real-Time Task Graphs on a Cluster Computing Platform, A. Hamdy, R. Ammar and A. Hussein

04:50 - 05:10

Efficient Line-Based 2-D DWT Realization on FPGA for the Use of Image Compression, A. Arafa and H. Saleh

05:10 - 05:30

Parallel Implementation of the Back Propagation Algorithm Using Pentium Streaming SIMD Extension, S. Hassan, M. Soliman and S. Shaheen

05:30 - 05:50

Restricted –Exact Algorithm for digital circuits Minimization, L. Khalil

 

05:50 - 06:10

A New Register File Structure for Reconfigurable Architecture, H. Mogahed, A. Hussein, E. Talkhan and M. Ali

 

Session 4b: Computer Hardware

Moderators

Dr. I. Talkhan, Dr. H. Boughdadi

04:30 - 04:50

Cache Blocks Behavior, M. Zahran

04:50 - 05:10

Resource Monitoring in Grid Computing Environment Using Computational Reflection and Extended JAVA - JR, N. Yaacob, A. Godwin and S. Alam

05:10 - 05:30

Low Power Encoding Technique for Off-chip Data Buses, V. Patel, M. Rizkalla, P. Salama and M. El-Sharkawy

05:30 - 05:50

A 2-GHz Digital PLL Using 0.18m CMOS Technology, P. Gadde and M. Wagdy

05:50 - 06:10

Design of a 2-GHz Fast-Locking Digital PLL Using Multiple Charge Pumps, M. Wagdy and M. Waheed

 

Thursday, December 28

Special Session 2 M: Rough Sets and Fuzzy Sets

Moderator

Prof. M. Abu El-Dahab,  Dr. A. Hassanein

10:30 – 10:50

PCNN for Automatic Boundary Detection of the Prostate Ultrasound Images, A. Radi, E. El-dahshan and A. Hassanien

10:50 – 11:10

Using Fuzzy Memberships and Shape-Driven Level Sets to Extract Multiple Object Instances from Images, M. El-Melegy and N. Al-Ashwal

11:10 – 11:30

Fuzzy Higher-Order Petri Nets and its Applications to Manage Uncertainty in Expert Systems, M. Amin and M. Hassan

11:30 - 11:50

Bioperation and Rough Sets Generalization, H. Mustafa, A. Kozae and T. Lin

11:50 – 12:10

Granular Computing: Reduction of information system values, A. Kozae, A. Abo Khadra and T. Medhat

12:10 – 12:30

Support Vector Machine Vs an Optimized Neural Network for Diagnosing Plant Diseases, M. Sammany and K. Zaghloul

12:30 – 12:50

Two Neural Networks-Based Models to Predict the Egyptian Stock Markets, M. Sammany and M. El-Beltagy

 

Wednesday, December 27

Poster Session 1(a) 

SECDEL: Sanitization Tool for Deleting Sensitive Information, T. Sobh

Towards an M-Government Infrastructure for Underserved Communities, A. Abdelaal, H. Ali and H. Sharif

webADIS A Flexible web-based Environment for the Automated Dental Identification System, S. Chekuri, D. Nassar, A. Abaza, A. Bahu, U. Qureshi and H. Ammar

Optimal and Stable Coalition Formation Algorithm for E-Markets, M. Hashim, M. Ghoniemy, M. Sobhy and M. Mahran

Hypermedia Link Management – A Tree Based Approach, M. Kanwal and M. Saleem

Maintainability-Based Risk Using Software Requirements Models, I. El-Maddah, W. Abdelmoez and H. Ammar

A Novel Image Subband Coding Scheme Based on Correlation of PR Decomposition Filter Outputs, M. Orooji and A. Beheshti

A Novel Video-Based Approach for Eye-Gaze Estimation by Approximating the Eyeball as a Sphere, M. Ahmed, A. Mohamed and R. Youssef

 

Wednesday, December 27

 Poster Session 2 (a)

New Search Algorithm Based Stacks, A. Aburas

Robust Simulated Annealing for Function Approximation by Neural Networks, M. El-Melegy and M. Essai

DDMCS: Declarative Data Mining Classification System, S. AbdelRahman

Evaluating the performance of Grid Computing Operating Systems, R. Sakr, T. Elarif, T. Hamza and S. Elmougy

O(1) Time Complexity Routing Algorithm on Chordal Ring of Degree Six Networks, A. Abbas

An Adaptive Packet Aggregation Approach For Wireless Sensor Network, J. Zhang and S. Helal

Usability Analysis of Applying Data Mining in Intrusion Detection Systems for Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks, M. Hashim, M. Ghoniemy, M. Mahran and B. Hafiz