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      Proceedings of the 2nd BCS International IT Conference 2014 (BCSIIT)

      Mobility, Intelligent Networks & Smart Societies

      9 - 10 March 2014



            In line with the Abu Dhabi 2030 Vision, the 2nd BCS International IT Conference presented a forum for the finest leaders in IT from industry and academia, addressing leading-edge, up-to-date, high-impact business IT trends and technologies. The theme of the 2014 conference was 'Mobility, Intelligent Networks & Smart Societies'. The conference programme included industry and academia parallel sessions covering different tracks in addition to a number of distinguished keynote speakers. The conference was hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Middle East Section and was organised under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan.

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            S1: Business Applications

            Session Chair: Dr. Yasin Miheisi

            Marie Griffiths (University of Salford, United Kingdom); Leena Janahi (University of Salford, UK); Hesham al-Ammal (University of Bahrain, Bahrain) IT Governance from Theory to Practice: The Importance of Accountability http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.1

            Ghassan Kbar (Riyadh Techno Valley-Research Center, Saudi Arabia); Wathiq Mansoor (American University in Dubai, UAE) E-HRM and Outsourcing For Arabic Countries and Large Organisations http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.2

            Siva Sankaran (Charted Membership of BCS, UAE) Is Your IT Investment Adding Value to the Enterprise http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.3

            Ali al-Azzawi (HeiTech International, UAE) User Experience in Arabia: The Business Case for User-Centred Design and Usability Engineering http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.4

            S2: Educational Applications

            Session Chair: Dr. Mohammad Saeed

            Mustafa Al Emran (The British University in Dubai, UAE); Khaled F. Shaalan (The British University in Dubai & Cairo University, UAE) E-podium Technology: A Medium of Managing Knowledge at Al Buraimi University College via M-learning http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.5

            Salah Al-Khafaji (Sur University College, Oman); Balasubramanian Sriram (Sur University College, Oman) Using Online Learning Resources: A Self Learning Tool http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.6

            Hani Al Chalabi (Al Khawarizmi International College, UAE); Mustafa Al Emran (The British University in Dubai, UAE) Developing an IT Help Desk Troubleshooter Expert System for diagnosing and solving IT Problems http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.7

            Sohail Iqbal (Deakin University, Australia); Roy Mathew (Buraimi University College, Oman); Morshed Chowdhury (Deakin University, Australia); Jo Coldwell Neilson (Deakin University, Australia) Impact of Assurance of Learning (AOL) in Programming Course for Novices http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.8

            M1: Networks and Mobile Applications

            Session Chair: Dr. Tahseen Al Doori

            Oday Jerew (University Of Canberra, Australia); Kim Blackmore (The Australian National University, Australia); Masoud Mohammadian (Canberra University, Australia) Number of Paths and Neighbours Effect on Multipath Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.9

            Bushra Qayyum (University of Chester, UK); Mohammed Saeed (Al Khawarizmi International College, UAE) Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks with Minimum Delay and Minimum Use of Energy: A Comparative Study http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.10

            Dongchen Zhang (CCMC, P.R. China); Shoufeng Wang (China Mobile Group Design Institute Co., Ltd., P.R. China); Xiaoyan Xu (CCMC, P.R. China); Xingzheng Li (CCMC, P.R. China); Wenwen Yao (CCMC, P.R. China); Tinglan Wang (CCMC, P.R. China) A Novel Long Term Traffic Forecast Algorithm http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.11

            Saeed Al Mannaee (Khalifa University, UAE); Rashid Al Matar (Khalifa University, UAE); Yousef Al Ahmedi (Khalifa University, UAE); Jamal Zemerly (Khalifa University, UAE); Ahmed Bentiba (Khalifa University, UAE) ICAPS: Intelligent Context Aware Profile Switching http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.12

            David Ming Liu (EBTIC & KHALIFA University, UAE); Benjamin Hirsch (EBTIC & Khalifa University, UAE); Bashir Aden (Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, UAE); Ahmed Mohammad Abdalla (Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, UAE) Mobile Malaria Larval Source Surveillance http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.13

            M2: Security and Imaging Applications

            Session Chair: Dr. Thomas Martin

            Juha K Mattila (Aalto University, Finland) Protecting National Assets Against Information Operations in Post-modern World http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.14

            Daniel Tse (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Zihuan LI (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Ka Fai Wong (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Yuhui Tao (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Wei Liu (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Wai Hou Choi (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Two-factor Protection Scheme in Securing the Source Code of Android Applications http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.15

            Walid Alakk (Khalifa University, UAE); Hussain Al-Ahmad (Khalifa University) A New Watermarking Algorithm for Scanned Grey PDF Files Using Robust Logo and Hash Function http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.16

            Taha Dawod Jassim (University of Bradford, UK); Hussain Al-Ahmad (Khalifa University, UAE); Raed Abd-Alhameed (University of Bradford, UK); Ahmed Al-Gindy (Computer College, UAE) Two Levels Block Based Wavelet Watermarking Algorithm For Still Colour Images http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/BCSIIT2014.17

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            Proceedings of the 2nd BCS International IT Conference 2014
            Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
            9 - 10 March 2014
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Mobility, Intelligent Networks & Smart Societies
            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Electronic Workshops in Computing


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