Date

Jul 11-12-2018

Location

Amman-Jordan

Organizer

Applied Science Private University

Speakers

TBD

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The International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT 2018) is the 8th international conference organized by the faculty of Information Technology at Applied Science University, Amman, Jordan; that will be held on July 11 – 12, 2018. The CSIT2018 is technically co-sponsored by IEEE Computer Society.

The CSIT2018 is a peer reviewed technical scientific conference that aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to present their latest research results and share their experiences, new ideas, and development of all aspects in the fields of computer science and information technology. The official language of the conference is English.

The CSIT2018 will include presentations of accepted papers and state-of-the-art lectures by invited keynote speakers (names will be announced later). Moreover, the program will include exhibits for the latest technologies and sessions on hot areas of computer science and information technology.

The CSIT2018 is sponsored by:

Call for paper

The 8th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT 2018) is a peer reviewed technical scientific conference that aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to present their latest research results and share their experiences, new ideas, and development of all aspects in the fields of computer science and information technology. The CSIT2018 is technically co-sponsored by IEEE Computer Society. The topics that will be covered in the CSIT 2018 include, but are not limited to:

Cloud Computing, Data Science, Internet of things (IoT), Data Mining, Big Data, Machine Learning, AI, Distributed Systems, Databases, Ensemble learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Cloud Security, E-Systems, Cloud Multimedia, Networking, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Enterprise Systems…etc

Paper Submission:
Authors are invited to submit their papers via the EasyChair system following the link.

Proceeding:
all accepted and presented papers will be published and indexed by IEEEXplore, Scopus.

Important Dates:
Full Papers Submission Deadline: April 27, 2018, May 6, 2018
Acceptance Notification: May 18, 2018, May 25, 2018
Camera Ready Submission: May 31, 2018, Jun 4, 2018
Conference Date: July 11-12, 2018.

Correspondence:

Please direct all correspondence about the program and submission of paper to the Conference Chair:

Dr. Mohammad Azzeh
Faculty of Information Technology,
Applied Science University, Amman 11931, Jordan.
E-mail:  m.y.azzeh@asu.edu.jo
csit@asu.edu.jo

Or to the General Chair of the Conference

Dr. Mohammad Hijjawi,
Faculty of Information Technology,
Applied Science University, Amman 11931, Jordan.
E-mail: hijjawi@asu.edu.jo

Important Dates

  • Full Papers Submission DeadlineApril 27, 2018, May 6, 2018
  • Acceptance NotificationMay 18, 2018, May 25, 2018
  • Camera Ready SubmissionMay 31, 2018, Jun 4, 2018
  • Conference Date: July 11-12, 2018.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Alaa F. Sheta, Ph.D.
Department of Computing Sciences
College of Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Center for Instruction 342
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5824
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5824
Office:  (361) 825-3711
Fax: (361) 825-2795
Email: alaa.sheta@tamucc.edu
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=x7zJsNoAAAAJ&hl=en

Biography

Alaa F. Sheta is a Professor at the Department of Computing Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX, USA.  He received his B.E., M.Sc. degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University in 1988 and 1994, respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department, School of Information Technology and Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA in 1997. Prof. Sheta published more than 120 journal and conference papers. He successfully graduated about two dozen M.Sc. graduate students together with a number of Ph.D. students in USA, UK, and Syria. He also published two books in the area of Landmine Detection and Classification and Image Reconstruction of a Manufacturing Process by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. He is also the co-editor of the book entitled,” Business Intelligence and Performance Management – Theory, Systems and Industrial Applications” by Springer Verlag, United Kingdom, published in March 2013. He received the Best Poster Award from the SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, UK in December 2011 for his publication on Quality Management of Manufacturing Processes. He received funding from a number of national and international agency in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and USA. He was nominated as the Program Chair of the Science and Information Conference 2013 sponsored by the SAI Organization and Co-Sponsor by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, London, the UK on October 2013. He has been an invited speaker in number of national and international conferences. He was a consultant for the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Egypt on the years 2002-2004. During then, he was the Vision Group Leader for the Information Infrastructure Program and project manager of the Economic Activities Project developed in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and both the Cancer Registry Network and the Telemedicine Projects with the Egyptian Ministry of Health. He was also hired as a part-time consultant by the UNDP for the Smart School Pilot Project on the year 2003. He was the Vice President of the Arab Computer Society (ACS) in 2011. He held number of management position during the years 2006-2009. He was the Vice Dean of Prince Abdullah Bin Ghazi Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University (BAU), Jordan (2008-2009) and the Dean Assistant for Planning and Development, College of Information Technology, BAU, Jordan (2006-2008). His scientific research interests include Evolutionary Computation, Software Reliability Modeling, Software Cost Estimation, Modeling and Simulation of Dynamical Nonlinear Systems, Image Processing, Robotics, Swarm Intelligence, Automatic Control, Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks.

 

Title: Energy Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Swarm Intelligence

Abstract

Energy saving in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is a critical problem for a diversity of applications. Data aggregation between sensor nodes is huge unless a suitable sensor data flow management is adopted. Clustering the sensor nodes is considered an effective solution to this problem. Each cluster should have a controller denoted as a Cluster Head (CH), and a number of nodes located within its supervision area. Clustering demonstrated an effective result in forming the network into a linked hierarchy. Thus, balancing the load distribution in WSN, to make efficient use of the available energy sources, and reducing traffic transmission can be achieved. In solving this problem, we need to find the optimal distribution of sensors and CHs; thus we can increase the network lifetime while minimizing the energy consumption. In this talk, we are proposing three hybrid clustering algorithms based K-Means clustering and Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) to achieve efficient energy management of the WSNs. Our proposed algorithms are compared to the traditional clustering techniques such as the Low Energy Adaptive Clustering Hierarchy (LEACH) protocol and K-means clustering.

Conference Sponsors

Submission

The paper submission for the main conference is done through the Easy Chair System (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=csit2018). You must create an account with easy chair in order to submit your paper. If you already have an account, please reuse the same account. Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. Papers submitted for reviewing should conform to IEEE specifications. Manuscript templates can be downloaded from IEEE website. The maximum length of papers is 6 pages.

research papers can be up to 6 pages long. Authors  can add up to 2 extra pages to make it up to 8 pages long, but they will need to pay extra publication charges of $50 per page. References and any other additional material must be included in this number of pages. All the papers will go through an anonymous peer review. Each paper will be peer-reviewed by at least three experts in the field for originality, significance, clarity, impact, and soundness.

 

Registration

Registration Fees:

  • International Participants : $200.00 USD.
  • International Student**: $150.00 USD.
  • International Participants (None-Authors): $300.00 USD.
  • Local Participants (Authors): $125.00 USD.
  • Local Student**: $75.00 USD.
    ** Students must be the first author, and he must send an evidance letter with paper(s) Id to: csit-billing@asu.edu.jo

 

Registration includes:
Attendance to all conference sessions and talks
Conference pack and proceedings
Lunch and coffee breaks
Conference banquet dinner
A trip.

How to pay

To register and pay the registration fee, please use on one of the following options:

1- Wire Transfer : Using the following information, Pay the corresponding amount

Bank Name : Arab Bank – Applied Science University Branch – Jordan

Account Number : 01430901750500

SWIFT Code : ARABJOAX100

IBAN : JO42 ARAB 1430 0000 0014 3090 1755 00

Email us the bank confirmation or letter along with your PAPER ID -if available- to  csit-billing@asu.edu.jo. The email header must show Payment for Paper (Your Paper ID).

2- Paypal : Please fill the following form to pay by Paypal:


Registration Fees
Paper ID



 

Visa Requirements

Please visit the following link for Visa information

http://www.visitjordan.com/visitjordan_cms/GeneralInformation/EntryintoJordan/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Organization committee

General Chair:
Dr. Mohammad Hijjawi, Applied Science Private University.

Conference Chair:
Dr. Mohammad Azzeh, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
Dr. Mahmood Albashayreh, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.
Dr. Fadi Almasalha, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.
Dr. Hesham abu Saimah, Middle East University, Jordan.

Publication Co-Chairs:
Dr. Ahmad Altamimi, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.
Dr. Firas Omar, Zarqa University, Jordan.

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Dr. Yousef Alqasrawi, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.
Dr. Mahmoud Qutqut, Queens University, Canada.

Sponsorship Co-Chairs:
Dr. Omar Alsheikh Salem, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.

Exhibit Chair:
Dr. Yousef Elsheikh, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.
Dr. Abdallah Qusef, Princess Sumia University, Jordan

Finance Chair:
Dr. Mohammad Hijjawi, Applied Science Private University, Jordan

Advisory Committee

  • Prof. Nasser Abdellatif, Applied Science Private University, Jordan.
  • Prof. Sufian Yousef, Angila Ruskin University, UK.
  • Dr. Mohammad Kassab, Pennsylvania State University, USA.

 

Technical Program Committee

Mohammad Abdallah, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan- Jordan
Ali Bou Nassif ,University of Sharjah- UAE
Nedhal Al Saiyd ,Applied Science Private University- Jordan
Raed Seetan ,Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania- USA
Yousra Odeh ,Applied Science Private University- Jordan
Isra Al-Turaiki ,King Saud University- KSA
Mohammad Shkoukani ,Applied Science Private University- Jordan
Achraf El Allali ,King Saud University- KSA
Flaminia Luccio ,Ca' Foscari  ,University of Venice- Italy
Vo Phu ,Duy Tan University- Taiwan
Masroor Hussain ,Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute- Pakistan
Nouh Alhindawi ,Jadara University, Jordan
Marwan Darwish ,King Abdulaziz University, KSA
Mohammed Al-Dhelaan ,King Saud University, KSA
Jalal Al-Muhtadi ,King Saud University, KSA
Manar Hosny ,King Saud University, KSA
Hazem Qattous ,Applied Science Private University, Jordan
Majdi Owda ,Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Danny Ho ,NFA Estimation Inc, Canada
Yousef Daradkeh ,Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz Universit, KSA
Abdallah ,Qusef ,Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan
Mohannad Alswailim ,Queen’s University, Canada
Mohammed Akour ,Yarmouk University, Jordan
Narasimha Shashidhar ,Sam Houston State University, USA
Nor Laily Hashim ,Univeriti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Yousif Al-Bastaki ,University of Bahrain, Bahrian
Daniel Neagu ,University of Bradford, UK
Ahmad Azzazi ,Applied Science Private University, Jordan
Shadi Banitaan ,University of Detroit Mercy, USA
Khair Eddin Sabri ,University of Jordan, Jordan
Mohammad Daradkeh ,Yarmouk University, Jordan
Khalid Elgazzar ,University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
Ala Abu-Alkheir ,University of Ottawa, Canada
May Al-Nashashibi ,University of Petra, Jordan
Naveed Ahmed ,University of Sharjah, UAE
Bilal Sowan ,Applied Science Private University, Jordan
Ali El-Moursy ,University of Sharjah, UAE
Suhail Owais ,Applied Science Private University, Jordan
Sohaib Majzoub ,University of Sharjah, UAE
Iyad Alazzam ,Yarmouk university, Jordan
Jasmin Ramadani ,University of Stuttgart, Germany
Mohammadnoor Injadat ,University of Western Ontario, Canada
Bahman Javadi ,Western Sydney University, Australia

Venue

CSIT 2018 Conference will be held on ASU Conference Palace

     

Hotel

TBD

Transportation

Queen Alia International Airport Transportation

Taxi’s are readily available outside the terminals. Shuttle buses also link QAIA with Amman’s center (and back) every half-hour between 06.00 and 16:30, every hour between 17:00- 00.00, and every hour between 00:00 – 03:00am only Airport – Amman. The cost of the ticket is JOD3.25 . Taxi’s are available at Amman’s center to the desired Hotel. For more information about transportation in Jordan, please visit the following link:

http://www.visitjordan.com/visitjordan_cms/Default.aspx?tabid=103

Trip

Petra was known as the rose red city half as old as time. Described as one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage, and included in BBC’s one of the 40 places you have to see before you die. The tour includes visiting the site of Petra, the Roman Theater, the ancient Tombs of Petra, having lunch in the city center and having some free time to walk around and do some shopping if you like.


Petra:  One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Jordan

Petra is considered the most famous and gorgeous site in Jordan located about 262 km south of Amman and 133 km north of Aqaba. It is the legacy of the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2000 years ago. Admired then for its refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World that enchants visitors from all corners of the globe. Petra is the treasure of ancient world, hidden behind an almost impenetrable barrier of Rocky Mountains, boasting incomparable scenes that make it the most majestic and imposing ancient site still-standing nowadays.

The approach through a kilometer long, cool, and gloom chasm (or Siq) a long narrow gorge whose steeply rising sides all but obliterate the sun, provides a dramatic contrast with the magic to come. Suddenly the gorge opens into a natural square dominated by Petra’s most famous monument, The Treasury (El-Khazneh),whose intricately carved facade glows in the dazzling sun.
More facades beckon the visitor on until the ancient city gradually unfolds, one monument leading to the next for kilometer after kilometer. The sheer size of the city and the quality of beautifully carved facades is staggering and leads one to reflect on the creativity and industry of the Nabataeans who made Petra their capital.
Petra is always breathtaking, and never to be forgotten. It flourished for over 400 years around the time of Rome and Christ (pbuh), until it was occupied by the Roman legions of the Emperor Trajan in 106 AD. The Petra basin boasts over 800 individual monuments, including buildings, tombs, baths, funerary halls, temples, arched gateways, and colonnaded streets, that were mostly carved from the kaleidoscopic sandstone by the technical and artistic genius of its inhabitants.

Petra sights are at their best in early morning and late afternoon, when the sun warms the multicolored stones, you can view the majesty of Petra as it was seen first when discovered in 1812 after being lost by the 16th century for almost 300 years!

Final Paper Preparation

  • Author Final Paper Preparation and Submission InstructionsThe following information is provided to help you in the preparation and submission of your final paper as it will be published in the proceedings. Please follow all STEPs to insure the submission process is completed successfully.

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STEP 6: Submitting a Copyright Release Form
STEP 7: Final Paper PDF File Submission


STEP 1: Paper SpecificationsPAPER PAGE LIMIT:

  • Regular Papers: 6 pages, including all figures, tables, and references. Authors can add up to 2 extra pages to make it up to 8 pages long, but they will need to pay extra publication charges of $50 per page,

STEP 2: Important Deadlines

  • PAPER DEADLINE:4-JUN-2018
  • COPYRIGHT DEADLINE: 4-JUN-2018
  • CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: 4-JUN-2018

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Al Arab St 21, Amman, Jordan
+962(06)-560-9999

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