THIRD International Conference on COMPUTER

23-24 July 2007

Athens, Greece

PROGRAM

Organized by 

 THE COMPUTER RESEARCH UNIT OF THE

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

(AT.IN.E.R.)

Conference Venue: Athens Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens, 50 Akademias Avenue (Metro Station Panepistimiou).

  Organizing and Scientific Committee

1.        Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.

2.        Dr. Panagiotis Petratos, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.

3.        Dr. Vladimir Akis, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, California State University, Los Angeles.

4.        Mr Stephen James Hole, Senior Lecturer, Swansea Institute of Higher Education, U.K.

5.        Dr. Fotis Liarokapis, Research Fellow & Visiting Lecturer, City University, U.K.

6.        Dr. Ronald Lodewyck, Professor of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.

7.        Dr. Barbara Nicolai, Professor, Purdue University, USA.

8.        Dr. Vasos Pavlika, Senior lecturer Software Engineering, University of Westminster, U.K.

9.        Dr. Stilianos Vidalis, Research Fellow, University of Glamorgan, U.K.

 

 

 

Administration

Fani Balaska, Natasa Filiou, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka.


CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 (The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

 

07:30-08:15 Registration

08:15-08:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.

08:30-10:00 Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Session I:

Chair: Dr. Panagiotis Petratos, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.

  1. Al-Salman, A., Associate Professor, King Saud University, Arabia. Advances in Telecommunications and Information Technology Services for Impaired People.
  2. George, J., Lecturer, SAE Institute, UK & Gnanayutham, P., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK. Using Multimedia Based Assistive Technology to Enhance Pronunciation Skills for Children with Phonological Disorders. (Monday, 23rd July 2007, morning)
  3. Gnanayutham, P., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK & George, J., Lecturer, SAE Institute, UK. Developing Brain Body Interfaces for the Visually Impaired. (Monday, 23rd July 2007, morning)

 

  

10:00-11:30 Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Session II:

Chair: Tucker, A., Professor, Bowdoin College, USA

  1. Patel, S., Professor, London South Bank University, UK. A Review of Contact Centre Benchmarking Tools in the UK. (Monday 23rd July, morning)
  2. Gray, E., Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK & Liu, H-W., Researcher, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. An Adaptive Framework for Mitigating Software Development Risk: In the Financial Services Sector.
  3. Papadopoulos, I., Lecturer, University of Hull, UK. Advanced Safety Engineering Using Compositional Analysis and Evolutionary Optimisation Techniques.

 

  

11:30-13:00 Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Session III

Chair: Kavakli, M., Lecturer, Macquarie University, Australia.

  1. Wade, K., Associate Professor, Champlain College, USA. Teaching, Touching and Transforming Through Technology: Using High Tech Tools in the Classroom.
  2. Stephens, P., Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK & Edgar-Nevill, D., Head, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Developing Cybercrime Forensics: The Growing Pains of a New Discipline.
  3. Thomas, N., Lecturer, University of Glamorgan, UK. Using Mobile Technology to Develop Blended Learning Environments.

 

13:00-14:30 Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Session IV

Chair: Wade, K., Associate Professor, Champlain College, USA.

  1. Dey, S., Professor, Lindenwood University, USA. Evolution of Fitness-Value Distribution in Simple Genetic Algorithm: A Visual View.
  2. Papamargaritis, G., Researcher, Intelligent Systems Research Centre, British Telecom, UK. A Generative Tool for Generating Resource Allocation Applications.

 

 

14:30-15:30 LUNCH

 

20:30 - 22:30 GREEK NIGHT AND DINNER

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

 

08:00-09:45 Tuesday, July 24th 2007

Session V

Chair: Dandapani, R., Associate Dean, College of EAS, Colorado University, USA.

 

  1. Dritsas, A., Researcher, University of Leeds, UK, Johnson, O., Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds, UK & Donald, C., BSc Graduate, University of Leeds, UK. Evaluating e-Government Citizens' Portals of Local Public Administration Authorities: A Prototype Framework and a Statement of the Future of Life-Events.
  2. Mantoro, T, Researcher, The Australian National University, Australia & Usino, W., Senior Lecturer, Budi Luhur University, Indonesia. Developing User Mobility Patterns for Intelligent Environments.
  3. Peart, A., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK & Adda, M., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK. Improved Quality of Service Utilising High Priority Traffic in Hcf in a Dynamically Changing Wireless Networks.
  4. Petkov, E., Lecturer, Northumbria University, UK & Fowosire, O., UK. Evaluation of Security and Quality of Service (QOS) Architectures Integration for Enterprise Networks.

 

09:45-11:30 Tuesday, July 24th 2007

Session VI

Chair: Peart, A., Senior Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK

  1. Manzoul, M., Professor & Chair, Jackson State University, USA & Ghirmai, T., Assistant Professor, Jackson State University, USA. Assessment of the Computer Engineering Program Outcomes Using EPAN Vector.
  2. Jong, C., Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, USA & Dennis, T., Director, Illinois State University, USA. Practical Planning and Implementation Strategies of New Sequence, Concentration, or Degree Program for the Computer Science.
  3. Nicolai, B., Associate Professor, Purdue University Calumet, USA. Teaching Relational Database Modeling Using a Case Study: Indigent Population Database Project. Can our Existing Government Agencies Provide Life Support to Our Indigent Population and Survive a National Disaster?
  4. Shih, Y., Professor, Governors State University, USA. The Future for Computer Science Education.

 

11:30-12:45 Tuesday, July 24th 2007

Session VII

ChairNicolai, B., Associate Professor, Purdue University Calumet, USA.

  1. Tucker, A., Professor, Bowdoin College, USA. Designing Reliable Software.
  2. Pevac, I., Associate Professor, Central Connecticut State University, USA. Comparison of E-R, UML, IDEF1X, and SOM Database Modeling Paradigms.  

 

12:45-14:00 Tuesday, July 24th 2007

Session VIII

Chair: Pevac, I., Associate Professor, Central Connecticut State University, USA.

  1. Janicki, R., Associate Professor, McMaster University, Canada & Zhai, Y., PhD Student, McMaster University, Canada. Program Verification with Maple.
  2. Konstantinidis, S., Associate Professor, Saint Marys University, Canada & Campeanu, C., Associate Professor, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. On the State Complexity of the Subword Closure Operation.
  3. Deb, A., Faculty, Memorial University, Canada. Avon A Light-Weight Language for Describing the Behaviour of a Computer Architecture (A Case Study).

 

   

14:00-15:15 Tuesday, July 24th 2007

Session IX

Chair:  Konstantinidis, S., Associate Professor, Saint Marys University, Canada

  1. Zuberek, W., Associate Professor, Memorial University, Canada. Efficient SiphonBased Deadlock Detection in Petri Nets.
  2. Kavakli, M., Lecturer, Macquarie University, Australia & Kartiko, I., Ph.D. Student, Macquarie University, Australia. Effects of Digital Content on Motion Sickness in Immersive Virtual Environments.

 

15:15-16:15 LUNCH

 

20:00 - 21:30 DINNER

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

CRUISE: Departure at 7:00 a.m. Return at 8:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Tour: Departure at 8:00 a.m. Return at 3:30 p.m.