• Parallelizing exact motif finding algorithms on multi-core 

      Abbas, Mostafa M.; Bahig, Hazem M.; Abouelhoda, Mohamed; Mohie-Eldin, M.M. ( Springer Science+Business Media , 2014 , Article)
      The motif finding problem is one of the important and challenging problems in bioinformatics. A variety of sequential algorithms have been proposed to find exact motifs, but the running time is still not suitable due to ...
    • A novel multi-hop body-To-body routing protocol for disaster and emergency networks 

      Ben Arbia, Dhafer; Alam, Muhammad Mahtab; Attia, Rabah; Ben Hamida, Elye ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      In this paper, a new multi-hop routing protocol (called ORACE-Net) for disaster and emergency networks is proposed. The proposed hierarchical protocol creates an ad-hoc network through body-To-body (B2B) communication ...
    • An efficient instance hiding scheme 

      Malluhi, Qutaibah M.; Shikfa, Abdullatif; Trinh, Viet Cuong ( Association for Computing Machinery , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Delegating computation, which is applicable to many practical contexts such as cloud computing or pay-TV system, concerns the task where a computationally weak client wants to securely compute a very complex function f on ...
    • Group owner election in Wi-Fi direct 

      Khan, Muhammad Asif; Cherif, Wael; Filali, Fethi ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Wi-Fi Direct is a new protocol that standardizes the direct communication between Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices without requiring an access point. The specification proposes enhanced peer-to-peer functions to be supported ...
    • Green operator cooperation for radio frequency transmission minimization 

      Amamou, Lamis; Boujelben, Maissa; Ghazzai, Hakim; Bouallegue, Ammar; Besbes, Hichem ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      The increasing demand for reliable mobile services with faster communications speed requires high capital investment in the radio access networks. This leads to enormous energy consumption, high operational costs (OPEX), ...
    • Reasoning about Policies in Security-Aware Service Discovery Using Answer Set Programming 

      Asuncion, Vernon; Khan, Khaled M.; Erradi, Abdelkarim; Alhazbi, Saleh ( World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd , 2016 , Article)
      In order to enable a secure interaction between dynamically discovered software services and the client's application in a cooperative information system such as service oriented system, one of the pre-requisites is the ...
    • Image stitching system with scanning microscopy for histopathological applications 

      Qidwai, Uvais; Akbar, Muhammad Ali ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Histopathological analysis of biopsy or surgical specimen is a common clinical practice for diagnostic purposes. Essentially, the process involves slicing the biopsy or surgical sample into very thin slices, placing them ...
    • Survey of Information Visualization Techniques for Enhancing Visual Analysis 

      Fernandez, Rachael; Fetais, Noora ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Conference Paper)
      Visualization of data helps to transform a problem into a perceptual task that is easier to comprehend. It helps users to perceive patterns from large amount of data in order to make informed decisions. When visualization ...
    • Enabling broadcast communications in presence of jamming via probabilistic pairing 

      Pietro, Roberto Di; Oligeri, Gabriele ( Elsevier B.V. , 2017 , Article)
      This paper presents a thorough analysis of Freedom of Speech (FoS): a lightweight, fully distributed, and probabilistic protocol that assures the delivery of a message to be broadcast notwithstanding the presence of a ...
    • An Interactive Visualization Web Solution for Electricity Consumption in Qatar 

      Soliman, Engy; Shalaby, Salma; Fetais, Noora ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Conference Paper)
      The amount of raw data related to electricity companies is increasing rapidly with the increase of construction sites, population and Qatar preparation for 2022 world cup. A question arises from this situation is: How can ...
    • ECG encryption and identification based security solution on the Zynq SoC for connected health systems 

      Zhai, Xiaojun; Ait Si Ali, Amine; Amira, Abbes; Bensaali, Faycal ( Academic Press Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      Connected health is a technology that associates medical devices, security devices and communication technologies. It enables patients to be monitored and treated remotely from their home. Patients' data and medical records ...
    • Data confidentiality in cloud-based pervasive system 

      Khan, Khaled M.; Shaheen, Mahboob; Wang, Yongge ( Association for Computing Machinery , 2017 , Conference Paper)
      Data confidentiality and privacy is a serious concern in pervasive systems where cloud computing is used to process huge amount of data such as matrix multiplications typically used in HPC. Due to limited processing ...
    • Role updating in information systems using model checking 

      Hu, Jinwei; Khan, Khaled M.; Zhang, Yan; Bai, Yun; Li, Ruixuan ( Springer London , 2017 , Article)
      The role-based access control (RBAC) has significantly simplified the management of users and permissions in information systems. In dynamic environments, systems are constantly undergoing changes, and accordingly, the ...
    • Prediction of infarction volume and infarction growth rate in acute ischemic stroke 

      Kamran, Saadat; Akhtar, Naveed; Alboudi, Ayman; Kamran, Kainat; Ahmad, Arsalan; ... more authors ( Nature Publishing Group , 2017 , Article)
      The prediction of infarction volume after stroke onset depends on the shape of the growth dynamics of the infarction. To understand growth patterns that predict lesion volume changes, we studied currently available models ...
    • Robotic probe positioning system for structural health monitoring 

      Qidwai U.; Ijaz A.; Akbar A. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Structural health Monitoring (SHM) is a very critical component for sustainable civil and mechanical structures in modern urban settings. The sky-scrappers and huge bridges in modern metropolis today are essential aspects ...
    • Short survey of techniques for visualizing events recorded in logs 

      Fernandez R.; Fetais N. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Nowadays, data is being generated in large volumes and the users are left with a staggering amount of textual data that needs to be transformed into information to derive some knowledge from it. However, transforming and ...
    • SpiralSRA: A threat-specific security risk assessment framework for the cloud 

      Nhlabatsi A.; Hong J.B.; Kim D.S.; Fernandez R.; Fetais N.; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Conventional security risk assessment approaches for cloud infrastructures do not explicitly consider risk with respect to specific threats. This is a challenge for a cloud provider because it may apply the same risk ...
    • Stateless Security Risk Assessment for Dynamic Networks 

      Hong J.B.; Yusuf S.E.; Kim D.S.; Khan K.M. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Emerging networking technologies, such as cloud and Software Defined Networking, provide flexibility, elasticity and functionalities to change the network configurations over time. However, changes also impose unpredictable ...
    • Visualization as a mean of big data management: Using Qatar's electricity consumption data 

      Soliman E.; Fetais N. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Visualization as a mean of big data management is the new century revolution. Managing data has become a great challenge today, as the amount of raw data size is increasing rapidly. For data like electricity consumption, ...
    • Smart Grid Cybersecurity: Standards and Technical Countermeasures 

      Hussain S.; Meraj M.; Abughalwa M.; Shikfa A. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Cybersecurity in smart grids is of critical importance given the heavy reliance of modern societies on electricity and the recent cyberattacks that resulted in blackouts. The evolution of the legacy electric grid to a ...