4TH International Conference on COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

21-24 July 2008

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).

Organized by: ATINEP A.E. (atinerae@atiner.gr)

Administration: Fani Balaska, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka

Organizing and Scientific Committee:

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

2.        Dr. Panagiotis Petratos, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus and Head, Computer Research Unit, ATINER

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.

10.    Dr. Margarita Kefalaki, Researcher, ATINER, Greece.

 

 


CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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

Monday, July 21st, 2008

 

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 21st, 2008

Session I: Computer Science and Mathematics I

Chair: Pappas, N., Vice-President, ATINER & Professor, Sam Houston University, USA

  1. Tsacle, A., Professor, California State University, USA & Deng, P.-C., Professor, California State University, USA. Genetic-Algorithm Driven, Market-Based Conceptual Model for Collaborative Organizational Learning.
  2. Papanicolaou, V., Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, Papageorgiou, E., Ph.D. Student, National Technical University of Athens, Greece & Lepipas, D., Ph.D. Student, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Random Motion on Simple Graphs.
  3. Sisojevs, A., Ph.D. Student, Riga Technical University, Latvia & Glazs, A., Professor, Riga Technical University, Latvia. A New Approach for High-Quality Visualization of Bezier Surfaces.

 

10:00-11:30 Monday, July 21st, 2008

Session II: Security I

Chair: Petratos, P., Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus and Head, Computer Research Unit, ATINER

  1. Mohammad, S., Assistant Professor, Department of  Computer Science, Faculty of  Information Technology, Applied Science University, Jordan. Evolution of Cyber-physical Security Policy.
  2. *Petkov, E., Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University, U.K. & Dunn, A., Project Manager,  U.K. Civil Service, U.K. Risk Management and Security.
  3. *Stephens, P., Director, Canterbury Christ Church University, U.K. The Future of Forensic Computing: Challenges, Techniques and Tools.
  4. Asimakopoulou, E., Researcher, Loughborough University, U.K. A Soft Systems Methodology Based Emergency Response Model for Natural Disasters.
  5. Bessis, N., Senior Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire, U.K. Data Push Model Architecture to Support B2b and B2c Transactions in Ogsa-Dai.

 

11:30-13:30 Monday, July 21st, 2008

Session III: Internet Technologies I

Chair: Stephens, P., Director, Canterbury Christ Church University, U.K.

  1. Haque, W., Professor, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada & Stokes, P., Director, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada. SPIN- A Web Based Framework for Rapid Application Development.
  2. Inman, D., Reader, London South Bank University, U.K. We Based Letter Writer Application.
  3. Atlig, C., Assistant Professor, Trakya University, Turkey. A Wireless Peer-to-Peer System Based on GigaSpaces.
  4. Paraskelidis, A., Ph.D. Student, University of Portsmouth, U.K. Performance of Wireless Networks in Noisy Environment.
  5. Holland, B., Lecturer, Swansea Metropolitan University, U.K. Leigh, C., Lecturer, University of Glamorgan, U.K. & Kidner, D., Lectuter, University of Glamorgan, U.K. Integration of High Definition Surveying and Geographical Information Systems-An Innovative Technique for the Spation-Temporal Analysis of Coastal Terrain.

 

 

 

14:00-15:00 LUNCH

 

20:30 - 22:30 GREEK NIGHT AND DINNER

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

 

08:00-09:30 Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Session V: Computer Science and Mathematics II

Chair: Petkov, E., Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University, U.K

 

  1. Marcoulides, G., Professor, University of California, USA. On the Range of Tabu Tenure in Solving Quadratic Assignment Problems.
  2. Muthaiyah, S., Researcher, George Mason University, USA, Barbulescu, M., Researcher, George Mason University, USA & Kerschberg, L., Professor, George Mason University, USA. Managing an Evolving Shared  Knowledge Repository: The Upgrade Process via Semantic Mediation.
  3. Papadopoulos, Y., Senior Lecturer, University of Hull. U.K. Assessment of Sequences of Failures in a Technique for Model-based Safety.

 09:30-11:00 Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Session VI: Internet Technologies II

Chair: Marcoulides, G., Professor, University of California, USA.

  1. Kanso, H., Ph.D. Student, University of Toulouse, France. Intentional Knowledge Representation as XML Metadata in RICAD System.
  2. Liao, I_E., Associate Professor, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan &Kao, K-F., Assistant Professor, Department of Information Networking Technology, Hsiuping Institute of Technology, Taiwan. A Rouge Access Point Detection System Based on Packet Analysis for Campus Network.
  3. Lin, W., Associate Professor, Buffalo State College, USA & Wang, Y., Teacher, Capital Normal University, China. Electronic Commerce - Comparing Some Practices in the United States and China.
  4. Al-Kasassbeh, M., Ph.D. Student, University of Portsmouth, U.K. Anomaly Detection based on Wiener Filter Distributed Agents.
  5. Peart, A., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, U.K. & Adda, M., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, U.K. Quality of Service Challenges for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) within the Wireless Domain. 

 

11:00-12:30 Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Session VII: Management Information Systems

ChairZanakis, S., Professor, Florida International University, USA

  1. Holland, B., Lecturer, Swansea Metropolitan University, U.K. Developing a Windows Service Agent to Analyse Spreadsheet Macro and Function Complexity.
  2. Pilevari Salmasi, N., Ph.D. Student, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran,  Seyedhosseini, S.M., Faculty of Science, Islamic Azad University, Iran & Jassbi, J., Faculty of Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran. Fuzzy Logic Supply Chain Flexibility Assessment Methodology.
  3. Strauch, G., Researcher, European Research Center for Information Systems, Germany, Grob, H.L., Director, European Research Center for Information Systems, Germany & Hermans, J., Researcher, European Research Center for Information Systems, Germany. Decision Support for Security Investment within Context of Critical Information Infrastructures.

 

12:30-14:30 Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Session VIII: Security II

Chair: Preston, D., Reader, University of East London, U.K.

  1. Bimrah, K.K., University of East London, U.K., Mouratidis, H., Lecturer, University of East London, U.K. & Preston, D., Lecturer, University of East London, U.K. A Trust Aware Ontology for Information Systems. 
  2. Gleni S., University of Bedfordshire, U.K. Petratos P. California State University, Stanislaus. A synchronous study of Biometrics technology acceptance models in higher education of UK and USA.
  3. Bem, D., Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, Australia & Heubner, E.,  Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Generating Computer Forensics Awareness in Exploratory Learning of Personal Computing.
  4. Huebner, E,Z., Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, Australia, Szezynska, M., Lecturer, Warsaw University of Technology, Australia & Bem, D., Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Computer Forensics in IS Audit a Case Study.
  5. George, J., Lecturer, SAE Institute, U.K. Global Legislation, Accessibility Practices and Assistive Technology.
  6. Gnanayutham, P., Senior Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, U.K. Analysis of Research Methodologies for Neurorehabilitation. (Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008, evening)
  7. Yeh, D., Associate Professor, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan & Lin, H. Y., Graduate Student, Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, Taiwan. Reengineering of an Open Source e-Learning System for the Visually Impaired.
  8. Pole, R., Lecturer, Swansea Metropolitan University, U.K. & Jones, K., Lecturer, Swansea Metropolitan University, U.K. An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of e-Learning in Higher Education: A Case Study of a Computing Department.

 

14:30-15:30 LUNCH

 

20:00 - 21:30 DINNER

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Tour: Departure at 08:00, Lunch 13:30 Return at 14:30

 

 

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

CRUISE: Departure at 07:00, Return at 20:30