Recent Trends in Computer Applications

Best Studies from the 2017 International Conference on Computer and Applications, Dubai, UAE

Editors: ALJA'AM, JIHAD, El Saddik, Abdulmotaleb, Sadka, Abdul Hamid (Eds.)

  • Presents best chapters from the international conference on computer and applications in Dubai 2017
  • Discusses new advances in digital information, communications and multimedia
  • Includes new findings, propose new approaches and recommendations
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This edited volume presents the best chapters presented during the international conference on computer and applications ICCA’17 which was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in September 2017. Selected chapters present new advances in digital information, communications and multimedia. Authors from different countries show and discuss their findings, propose new approaches, compare them with the existing ones and include recommendations. They address all applications of computing including (but not limited to) connected health, 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, artificial intelligence, biometry and bio-informatics, embedded systems, computer graphics, algorithms and optimization, Internet of things and smart cities. The book can be used by researchers and practitioners to discover the recent trends in computer applications. It opens a new horizon for research discovery works locally and internationally.

About the authors

Jihad Mohamed Alja’am received the Ph.D. degree, MS. degree and BSc degree in computing from Southern University (The National Council for Scientific Research, CNRS), France. He worked on the connection machine CM5 with 65000 microprocessors in the USA. He was with IBM-Paris as Project Manager and with RTS-France as IT Consultant for several years. He is currently with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Qatar University as full professor. He organized many workshops and conferences in France, USA and the GCC countries. His current research interests include multimedia, assistive technology, learning systems, human–computer interaction, stochastic algorithms, artificial intelligence, information retrieval, and natural language processing. Dr. Alja’am is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Soft Computing, American Journal of Applied Sciences, Journal of Computing and Information Sciences, Journal of Computing and Information Technology, and Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence. He acted as a scientific committee member of different international conferences (ACIT, SETIT, ICTTA, ACTEA, ICLAN, ICCCE, MESM, ICENCO, GMAG, CGIV, ICICS, and ICOST). He is a regular reviewer for the ACM computing review and the journal of supercomputing, IEEE ACCESS (Associate Editor). He has collaborated with different researchers in Canada, France, Malaysia, GCC and USA. He published so far 159 papers, 8 books chapters in computing and information technology which are published in conference proceedings, scientific books, and international journals. Prof. ALJA’AM is the main organizer and general chair of the international conference on computer and applications. He is leading a research team in multimedia and assistive technology and collaborating in the Financial Watch and Intelligent Document Management System for Automatic Writer Identification and MOALEM projects. Prof. ALJA’AM received the 2015 ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM) Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award. And the best research paper of the 10th annual international conference on computer games multimedia & allied technologies (Singapore, 2016).

Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, FIEEE, FEIC, FCAE, ACM DS
Distinguished Professor and University Research Chair

University of Ottawa, Canada

Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, (F’2009) is Distinguished University Professor and University Research Chair in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa. His research focus is on multimodal interaction with digital information in smart cities. He is an internationally-recognized scholar who has made strong contributions to the knowledge and understanding of multimedia computing, communications and applications.

Prof. El Saddik is the director of the Medical Devices Innovation Institute (MDII) and the Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory (MCRLab). He is Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMCCAP) and Guest Editor for several IEEE Transactions and Journals. Dr. El Saddik has been serving on several technical program committees of numerous IEEE and ACM events. He has been the General Chair and/or Technical Program Chair of more than 40 international conferences, symposia and workshops on collaborative hapto-audio-visual environments, multimedia communications, and instrumentation and measurements. He was the general co-chair of ACM MM 2008. He has authored and co-authored three books and more than 450 publications. He has received research grants and contracts totaling more than $18 million and has supervised more than 120 researchers.

Prof. El Saddik is a Fellow of the IEEE (2009), for his contributions to interactive haptic audio visual systems. He was also elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (2010) and Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (2010). He is the first Canadian in Computer Science & Engineering to receive the very prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award from the German Humboldt Foundation in 2007. He is the recipient of the Ontario Premier's Research Excellence Award (PREA), in 2004 and the National Capital Institute of Telecommunications (NCIT) New Professorship Incentive Award (2004). In 2008 he was appointed an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, he also received the Professional of the Year Award, from the Canadian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Achievement in the Development of Canada. He has also received five Outstanding/Best Paper Awards. Dr. El Saddik is the recipient of the 2010 Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Distinguished Scientist Award, the 2011 Cátedra de Excelencia from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain and the 2010 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Technical Award, which is the highest award of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement society, for his outstanding contributions to multimedia computing. Most recently, he received the Faculty of Engineering’s George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research for 2012. He also received the 2012 IEEE Ottawa Educator Award and the 2013 IEEE Canada Achievement Award: C.C. Gotlieb (Computer) Medal for important contributions to the field of computer engineering and science.

Abdul Hamid Sadka (FIET, FHEA, CEng)
Director of Centre for Media Communications Research (CMCR)
Brunel University London, England, UK

Professor Sadka has over 20 years' worth of academic leadership in the area of Visual Media Processing and Communications. He is the former Head of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at Brunel University London (Oct 06 - Jul 12) and the Founding Director of the Centre for Media Communications Research (CMCR). He has over 200 publications in refereed journals and conferences, 3 patents and a specialised authored textbook entitled "Compressed Video Communications" published by Wiley. He has managed to attract over £12M worth of research grants and contracts and has so far graduated nearly 30 PhD students. He frequently serves on influential advisory boards, evaluation panels and international committees and provides consultancy services to international Law firms in the area of Video Compression and 2D/3D Visual Media Systems. He acted as an elected academic member on the Steering Board of the influential New European Media initiative (NEM) industrial technology platform (2011-14). He is widely supported by industry and runs his own consultancy company. He is a UK chartered engineer (CEng), Fellow of HEA, Fellow of IET and Senior Member of IEEE.

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eBook $84.99
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  • Due: August 3, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-89914-5
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $109.99
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  • Due: July 6, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-89913-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recent Trends in Computer Applications
Book Subtitle
Best Studies from the 2017 International Conference on Computer and Applications, Dubai, UAE
Editors
  • JIHAD ALJA'AM
  • Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
  • Abdul Hamid Sadka
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-89914-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-89913-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 290
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