Second Palestinian International Conference on Information and

Communication Technology (PICICT 2017)

(The proceedings will be submitted to IEEE)

May 8 - 9, 2017

Faculty of Information Technology

Islamic University of Gaza

Gaza, Palestine

 

The conference aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, developments, applications and research results on all aspects of Information and communication Technology and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

Conference Objectives

 

·         To bring together experts in the field from inside and outside Palestine to exchange and enhance research cooperation.

·         To present current research issues and proposed solutions in the field.

·         To enhance scientific research in Palestine and with Arab and international expertise.

·         Discuss the status of Information Technology and Infrastructure in Palestine and the Middle East.

Organizer and Location

 

PICICT 2017 is organized by the Faculty of Information Technology, the Islamic University of Gaza. It will be held at the conference hall building, Islamic University of Gaza main campus during May 8-9, 2017.

 

Call for Papers

Prospective authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate recent advances in the following areas of interest, but are not limited to:

·         Artificial Intelligence

·         Intelligent Systems And Applications

·         Business Intelligence, & Knowledge Management

·         Human-Computer Interaction

·         Evolutionary Computation

·         Internet of Things (IoT)

·         Mobile Computing and Networking

·         Data Mining

·         Big Data Analysis

·         Social Network Analysis

·         Information Retrieval

·         Semantic Web

·         Natural Language Processing and its Applications

·         Software Engineering

·         Database Technology

·         Parallel and Distributed Computing

·         Cloud Computing

·         Grid Computing

·         Computer Architecture and Microprocessors

·         Telecommunication and Network Technologies

·         Information Security and Cryptography

·         Software Security

·         Network Security and Forensics

·         Computer Vision and Image Processing

·         Multimedia HCI and Quality of Experience

·         Music, Speech and Audio Processing in Multimedia

·         Multimedia Art, Entertainment and Culture

·         Augmented Reality

·         Virtual Reality

·         Status of Information Technology and Infrastructure in Palestine and the Middle East

Publication and Evaluation Process

Each submitted paper will pass through per-review process. Authors of any accepted paper are required to submit the final version by the deadline reported in the conference website. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings of PICICT2017. The paper will be also submitted to IEEE for inclusion in IEEE Xplore digital library.

 

Paper Submission

 

Submitted papers should be formatted according to the IEEE double-column conference style. To ensure the correct formatting, please use the IEEE templates provided at the link below.

 http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

It includes Latex and Word templates. Please use the style word files for U.S. letter size.

Consider the following points in preparing the submitted paper:

·         The paper size is U.S. letter size,

·         Only a single doc file (prepared using MS Word) or pdf format.is accepted.

·         Paper length is limited to 6 pages (Additional pages are subject to per-page extra fee). 

The submission must be through the EasyChair conference management system via the direct link https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=picict2017


 

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission:  February 1, 2017

Acceptance Notification: February 15, 2017

Camera-Ready paper submission: February 28, 2017

Early Registration: March 14, 2017

Conference Dates:  May 8-9, 2017 

Correspondence

Please direct all correspondence to:

Dr. Basem O. Alijla,

Faculty of Information Technology, 

Islamic University of Gaza.

Tel. 00970 2644000 ext. 2957

Fax. 00970 8 264 4400

Email: picict2017@iugaza.edu.ps

 

Organizing Committee

 

1.      Dr. Rebhi Baraka, General Chair, Dean Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

2.      Dr. Basem O Alijla, Head of the organizing committee, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

3.      Dr. Adel Khelifi, College of Computer and Information Technology, the American University of the Emirates, UAE.

4.      Dr. Manar Abu Talib, Computer science, University of Sharjah, UAE.

5.      Dr. Wesam Ashour, Faculty of Engineering, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

6.      Dr. Yousif Abu Shaaban, Faculty of Engineering & IT, Department of Software Engineering, Al-Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine.

7.      Dr. Mohammed Awadallah, Faculty of Applied Science, Department of Computer Science, Alaqsa University, Gaza, Palestine.

8.      Dr. Yousef Abu Zer, Al-Quds Open University, West Bank, Palestine.

9.      Dr. Salman Talahmeh, President Assistant for Planning & Development, Ahliya University, Palestine.

10.  Dr. Mohammed Azmi Al-Betar, Department of Information Technology , Al-Huson University College, Al-Balqa Applied University, Irbid, Jordan

11.  Dr. Khalid Mohammad Jaber, Head of Basic Sciences Department, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

12.  Dr. Mohamed Ghazal, University College of Science and Technology, Khan Yonis, Gaza, Palestine.

13.  Dr. Tawfiq Barhoom, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

14.  Dr. Rawia F. Awadallah, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

15.  Dr. Iyad M. Alagha, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

16.  Dr. Ashraf Alattar, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

17.  Dr. Ashraf Y. Maghari, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

18.  Dr. Motaz Saad, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

19.  Dr. Wael F. Al Sarraj, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

20.  Dr. Iyad H. Al Shamy, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

21.  Eng. Ehab Mortaja, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

22.  Mr. Abdelkareem M. Alashgar, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

23.  Mr. Salem G. El-Yazgy, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

24.  Mr. Ramzi abed, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

25.  Mr. Raed Saeed Khalil Rasheed, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

26.  Ms. Lamiya Alsaedi, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

 

Scientific Committee

1.      Prof. Dr. Alaa Alhalees, Head of the scientific committee, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

2.      Prof. Dr. Nabil Hewahi, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

3.      Prof. Dr. Hatem M. Hamad, Faculty of engineering, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

4.      Prof. Dr. Mustafa Jarrar, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Birzeit University, Palestine.

5.      Prof. Dr. Samy Abu Naser, Faculty of Engineering and information Technology, Alazhar University, Palestine.

6.      Prof. Dr. Habib Hamam, Université de Moncton, Canada.

7.      Dr. Abdalghani Mushtaha, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

8.      Dr. Rebhi Baraka, General Chair, Dean Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

9.      Dr. Tawfiq Barhoom, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

10.  Dr. Rawia Awadallah, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

11.  Dr. Motaz Saad, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

 

Technical Support Committee

1.      Mr. Raed Rasheed

2.      Mr. Ramzi Abed

3.      Mr. Arafat Abu-jrai

4.      Mr. Khaled Jaber

5.      Mr. Mohamed Al Shorafa

 

For further detail please check the PICICT2017 website: http://fit.iugaza.edu.ps/picict or contact the organizing committee via PICICT2017@iugaza.edu