GAMEON-ARABIA'2012, December 10-12, 2012, AOU, Muscat, Oman - Preliminary Programme


Preliminary Programme

Session Timing

December 10
08.00-17.00 Registration
08.45-09.15 Welcome
09.15-10.00 Invited Speaker
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Session
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-17.30 Session
18.00-20.00 FREE EVENING

December 11
08.30-17.00 Registration
09.00-10.00 Session
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Session
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-18.30 Tutorial
20.00-23.00 Conference Dinner

December 12
08.30-09.00 Registration
09.00-10.00 Session
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-12.45 Closing Session and Best Paper Award

Keynote Speeches

Gamification in Dubai Police: Opportunities & Challenges
Lt.Col. Dr. Ahmed Bin Subaih, Director of Virtual Applications Development Center, General Department of Human Resources, Dubai Police General H.Q.

Modelling Culture: An overview of attempts to model aspects of human culture and history
Ken Newman, HTC, Abu Dhabi


Parametric Modeling of Ultrasonic signals in Nondestructive Testing applications in Oil & Gas industry
Uvais Qidwai, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Modeling ECG and EEG signals for possible Classification applications
Uvais Qidwai, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Autodesk Maya software and the workflow in 3D content design
Muqeem Khan, Northwestern University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar



Load Balancing and Resource Allocation in Distributed Simulation Systems

Giuseppe Iazeolla and Alessandra Pieroni, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Intelligent Agent Vs. Non Intelligent Agent in Grid Computing Based on Multi-unit Auction

R. Arfa and J. Broechove, University of Antwerp and P. Hellinckx, Karel de Grote University College, Antwerp, Belgium


Phase Quantization Effects on the Radiation of MEMS Based Reconfigurable Reflect Arrays

Hassan Salti, Arab Open University, Kuwait Branch, Kuwait, Erwan Fourn and Raphael Gillard, IETR, INSA of Rennes, Rennes Cedex and Hervé Legay, Thales Alenia Space, Toulouse Cedex 1, France

Finite Element Simulation of Material Flow in Friction Stir Welding of Copper

Hamed Pashazadeh, Abolfazl Masoumi and Jamal Teimournezhad, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


Trust Based Reliable and Secure Routing in Peer-to-Peer Overlay Networks

Raja Waseem Anwar and Farah Abu Shahla, Arab Open University and Saqib Ali, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Characterizing the Scheduling Algorithms in IEEE 802.16

Farah Abu Shahla and Raja Waseem Anwar, Arab Open University, Muscat, Oman and Mathieu Moussa, Lebanon


Arabic Words Contour Compression using Trapezoid Method

Ali Ukasha and Fathi Alwafi, University of Sebha, Sebha, Libya

Image Enhancement using 2D Adaptive Techniques

Elsayed. A. Soleit, Rustaq College of Applied Sciences, Ministry of Higher Education Oman


Simulation of Library Security System Using Iris Scanning

R. Bremananth and Ahmad Sharieh, Sur University College, Sur, Oman

A Robust Technique for Face Recognition using Classifier Ensemble

Marwan Al. Akaidi, A. S. Tolba and H. A. Khan, Arab Open University (AOU), HQ Kuwait

Multi Variant Analysis and validation study on Mastoid Triangle Process for Gender Identification

Janaki Sivakumar, PRIST University, Vallam, Thanjore, TamilNadu, K. Thangavel, Periyar University, Salem and Ammar Yassir, Muscat College Sultanate of Oman

Transport and Mac Cross-Layer Protocol for Video Surveillance over WIMAX

Suherman and Raouf Hamzaoui, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom and Marwan Al-Akaidi, Arab Open University, Safat, Kuwait


Modelling Behavioural Flexibility: A Dual Controller for a Context-Dependent Reinforcement Learning Paradigm

Oussama H. Hamid, Arab Open University (AOU) - Kuwait Branch, Kuwait

A proposal of e-Monitoring system of the Online e-TMA (Tutor Marking Assignment) for quality assurance purposes Arab open university’s experience

Haifaa O. Elayyan, Arab Open University, Saudi Arabia

Concept Based Information Retrieval Using Semantic Analysis

Sherimon P.C and Youssef Saad, Arab Open University, Reshmy Krishnan, Muscat College and Vinu Sherimon, HCT, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman


GLIDE - Towards an Intelligent Kinesthetic Learning Space for Teaching Dance Authors

Penny de Byl and James Birt, Bond University, Australia and Muqeem Khan, Northwestern University in Qata

Analysis Of Intelligent Techniques In Games

Rula Al-Azawi, Gulf College, Khalfan Abdullah AL-Masruri, Higher College of Technology, Muscat, Oman and Aladdin Ayesh and Ian Kenny, DMU University, Leicester, United Kingdom