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2009
Saturday, August 15th
9:00 AM

Conference Program Schedule

Institute of Business Administration

Hotel Ramada Plaza, Karachi, Pakistan

9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

10:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks by Dean & Director IBA

Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

Eiffel

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

2:45 PM

Artificial Intelligence – I: Subjective decision making using type-2 fuzzy logic advisor

Owais Malik, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

Networks - I: Cooperative friendship networks through SLAC with Newscast

M. Usman Akram, NUST, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Anam Tariq, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

3:05 PM

Artificial Intelligence – I: A new hybrid agent-based modeling & simulation decision support system for breast cancer data analysis

Amnah Siddiqa, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Muaz Niazi, University of Stirling, UK
Farah Mustafa, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Habib Bokhari, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Amir Hussain, University of Stirling, UK
Noreen Akram, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Shabnum Shaheen, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Fouzia Ahmed, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Sarah Iqbal, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

Networks - I: Collaborative 3D digital content creation exploiting a Grid network

M. Gkion, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
M. Z. Patoli, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
A. Al-Barakati, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
W. Zhang, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
P. Newbury, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
M. White, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Eiffel 3

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

3:25 PM

Artificial Intelligence – I: A two-step approach for improving efficiency of feedforward Multilayer Perceptrons network

Shoukat Ullah, Higher Education Department, NWFP, Pakistan
Zakia Hussain, Higher Education Department, NWFP, Pakistan

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

Networks - I: A comparative analysis of DCCP variants (CCID2, CCID3), TCP and UDP for MPEG4 video applications

Muhammad Ajmal Azad, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Rashid Mahmood, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tahir Mehmood, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Artificial Intelligence – I: DNA innovate: visualizing DNA sequences

M. Shahzad, Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
Nazish Alia, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, Pakistan
Sadaf Mahmood, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, Pakistan

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Networks - I: Investigating access to heterogeneous storage systems using linked data in UNICORE Grid middleware

Roger Menday, Juelich Computing Center, Fujitsu Labs Europe, Hayes, Middlesex, United Kingdom
M. Shahbaz Memon, Juelich Supercomputing Center, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, Germany
A. Shiraz Memon, Juelich Supercomputing Center, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, Germany
Achim Streit, Juelich Supercomputing Center, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, Germany

Eiffel 3

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

4:05 PM

Artificial Intelligence – I: Robust audio steganography via genetic algorithm

Mazdak Zamani, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Hamed Taherdoost, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Azizah A. Manaf, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Rabiah B. Ahmad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Akram M. Zeki, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

Networks - I: An instantiation of Way Point Routing for Mobile ad hoc Networks

Waseem M. Arain, Institute of Business Administration
Sayeed Ghani, Institute of Business Administration

Eiffel 3

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

4:25 PM

Networks - I: Networks-on-Chip: challenges, trends and mechanisms for enhancements

Omer Tayan, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia

Eiffel 3

4:25 PM - 4:45 PM

5:15 PM

Application of ICT - I: RISP design using tightly coupled reconfigurable FPGA cores

M. Aqeel Iqbal, Institute of Engineering and Management Sciences, Foundation University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Uzma Saeed Awan, Institute of Engineering and Management Sciences, Foundation University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

5:15 PM - 5:35 PM

Data Mining: Implementation of Data Mining Engine on CRM-improve customer satisfaction

A. S. Al- Mudimigh, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
F. Saleem, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Z. Ullah, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
F. N. Al-Aboud, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

5:15 PM - 5:35 PM

5:35 PM

Application of ICT - I: Using point-to-point 1550nm laser for outdoor mobility

Roshan A. Shaikh, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan
Abdul Basit, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

5:35 PM - 5:55 PM

Data Mining: Analyzing impact of outliers' detection and removal from the test sample in Blind Source Extraction using Multivariate Calibration Techniques

S. R. Naqvi, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt, Pakistan
F. Rehman, CIIT, Wah Cantt, Pakistan
S. S. Naqvi, Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems' field, Pakistan
A. Amin, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Attock Campus, Attock, Punjab, PK
I. Qayyum, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Attock Campus, Attock, Punjab, PK
S. Khan, Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems' field, Pakistan
W. A. Khan, Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems' field, Pakistan

5:35 PM - 5:55 PM

5:55 PM

Application of ICT - I: A framework for finding minimal test vectors for stuck-at-faults

Azam Beg, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE
S.K. Hasnain, National University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

5:55 PM - 6:15 PM

Data Mining: Assessment of features quality of class discrimination using arif index and its application to physiological datasets

Dr. Muhammad Arif, Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan
A. Fida, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

5:55 PM - 6:15 PM

6:15 PM

Application of ICT - I: Power optimization of relay channels

F Ahmed, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONT, Canada
Z Howard, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONT, Canada

6:15 PM - 6:35 PM

Data Mining: Applying centroid based adjustment to kernel based object tracking for improving localization

Rashid Mehmood, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan
Muhammad Usman Ali, Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering, Pakistan
Imtiaz A. Taj, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan

6:15 PM - 6:35 PM

6:35 PM

Data Mining: An experimental investigation of the effect of discrete attributes on the precision of classification methods

Reza Entezari-Maleki, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
Seyyed Mehdi Iranmanesh, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

6:35 PM - 6:55 PM

Sunday, August 16th
12:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence – II: Retinal image blood vessel segmentation

M. Usman Akram, NUST, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Anam Tariq, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Shoab A. Khan, NUST, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

Networks - II: Formal modeling of trust in Semantic Grid Registry

Saba Mahmood, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan
Saman Iftikhar, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan
Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan
Farah Mahmood, NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

12:20 PM

Artificial Intelligence – II:

Madiha Sarfraz, NUST, Pakistan
Shaleeza Sohail, NUST, Pakistan
Younus Javed, NUST, Pakistan
Almas Anjum, NUST, Pakistan

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM

Networks - II: Overhead analysis of security implementation using IPSec

Muhammad Awais Azam, Queen''s Mary, University of London, UK
Zaka -Ul- Mustafa, National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan
Usman Tahir, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
S. M. Ahsan, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
Muhammad Adnan Naseem, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
Imran Rashid, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
Muhammad Adeel, Queen''s Mary, University of London, UK

Eiffel 3

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM

12:40 PM

Artificial Intelligence – II: Anomaly detection in data streams using fuzzy logic

Muhammad Umair Khan

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

Networks - II: A new rough set based approach for optimized detection of available resources in Grid computing

Asgarali Bouyer, University Technology of Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Mohd noor MD SAP, University Technology of Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Abdul Hanan Abdullah, University Technology of Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

Eiffel 3

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence – II: Watermarking of chest CT scan medical images for content authentication

Nisar A. Memon, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, NWFP, Pakistan
S.A.M. Gilani, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, NWFP, Pakistan
Asad Ali, National Engineering and Scientific Commission, NWFP, Islamabad, Pakistan

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Networks - II: Assessment of node density in Cartesian Ad hoc Routing Protocols (CARP)

Imran Raza, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Mohammad Hasan Raza, Dalhousie University, NS, Canada

Eiffel 3

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1:20 PM

Artificial Intelligence – II: A novel approach of harmonic analysis in power distribution networks using artificial intelligence

Zahir J. Paracha, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Akhtar Kalam, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Rubbiya Ali, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

1:40 PM

Artificial Intelligence – II: Image normalization for face recognition using 3D model

Zahid Riaz, Technical University of München, Germany
Michael Beetz, Technical University of München, Germany
Bernd Radig, Technical University of München, Germany

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Networks - II: Development of symmetric cryptosystem using matrices with less overhead on communication channel

Jalal F. Al-Muhtadi, College of Computer & Info. Sciences
Abdul Basit, College of Computer & Info. Sciences
Maqsood Mahmud, College of Computer & Info. Sciences

Eiffel 3

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

2:45 PM

Application of ICT II: Considerations on the validity constraints for the bistatic SAR processing

Qurat Ul-Ann, University of Siegen, Germany
Otmar Loffeld, University of Siegen, Germany
Holger Nies, University of Siegen, Germany
Robert Wang, University of Siegen, Germany

Eiffel 1 & 2

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

Application of ICT III: Use of information and mobile computing technologies in healthcare facilities of Saudi Arabia

Abdul Ahad Siddiqi, Taibah University, Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Munir Ahmed, Taibah University, Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Yasser M. Alginahi, Taibah University, Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Abdulrahman Alharby, Taibah University, Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Paris 1

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

Software Engineering: Application of 80/20 rule in software engineering Waterfall Model

Muzaffar Iqbal, Arid Agriculture University, Panjab, Pakistan
Muhammad Rizwan, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Pakistan

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

Wireless Networks: Improved Secure Network Authentication Protocol (ISNAP) for IEEE 802.16

Raheel M. Hashmi, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Arooj M. Siddiqui, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan
M. Jabeen, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan
K. Shehzad, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan
A. Zubair, SZABIST, Islamabad, Pakistan
K. S. Alimgeer, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

3:05 PM

Application of ICT II: Analytic network process applied to R&D project selection

Murad Habib, PAK Elektron Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
Raza Khan, PAK Elektron Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
Javaid L. Piracha, UET Taxila, Lahore, Pakistan

Eiffel 1 & 2

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

Application of ICT III: Survey of challenges in hybrid optical wireless broadband network (HOW-B) for e-health systems

Noman Khan, Mehran U. E. T, Pakistan
Adnan Ashraf, Mehran U. E. T, Pakistan
B.S. Chowdhry, Mehran U. E. T, Pakistan
Manzoor Hashmani, Mehran U. E. T, Pakistan

Paris 1

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

Software Engineering: A pattern for the effective use of object oriented databases

Muhammad Ubaid, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, Pakistan
Nauman Atique, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, Pakistan
Saira Begum, Infini Logic Private Limited, Karachi, Pakistan

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

Wireless Networks: Automated Frequency Distribution, Management & Assignment (AFDMA) in IEEE 802.16

Khurram Shehzad, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
A. Ali, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan
F. Rasool, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan
R. M. Hashmi, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan
A. Zubair, SZABIST, Islamabad, Pakistan
R. L. Ali, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

3:25 PM

Software Engineering: An open source service oriented Mobile Business Intelligence Tool (MBIT)

Bushra Sajjad, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
A. Mir, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan Show/hideRemove author
A. Khawar, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan Show/hideRemove author
F. Bashir, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan Show/hideRemove author
A. Tariq, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan Show/hideRemove author

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

Wireless Networks: Certificateless ID-based authentication using threshold signature for P2P MANETs

Aasia Samreen, University of Karachi, Pakistan
Seema Ansari, Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Software Engineering: Security characterization for evaluation of software architectures using ATAM

Asad Raza, NUST-Military College of Signals, Pakistan
Haider Abbas, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Louise Yngstrom, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ahmed Hemani, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Wireless Networks: SPERT: a stateless protocol for energy-sensitive real-time routing for wireless sensor network

Sohail Jabbar, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Abid Ali Minhas, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Raja Adeel Akhtar, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Eiffel 3

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Monday, August 17th
3:25 PM

Application of ICT II: The impact of Performance Management System on the performance of the employees & the organization

Arshad Siddiqui, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
Faryal Malik, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, Pakistan

Eiffel 1 & 2

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

Wednesday, September 16th
1:20 PM

Networks - II: Optimal Fractional Frequency Reuse (FFR) and resource allocation in multiuser OFDMA system

Naveed ul Hassan, Ecole Supe'rieure d'e'lectricite (SUPELEC), Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Mohamad Assaad, Ecole Supe'rieure d'e'lectricite (SUPELEC), Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Eiffel 3

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

3:25 PM

Application of ICT III: An adaptive E-learning Framework to supporting new ways of teaching & learning

Amna Basharat, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
Sh. Umar Khalid, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
Arshad A. Shahid, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
Syed Hassan, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan

Paris 1

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM