National Conference on Emerging Technologies (NCET 2004)

SZABIST, ACM and the IEEE Karachi have jointly organized the National Conference on Emerging Technologies (NCET 2004) which took place on December 18, 2004 followed by tutorials on emerging technologies on December 19, 2004 in collaboration with leading IT companies.

Conference Proceedings

Parallel Session I:

1.

An Extended Topology for Zone-Based Location Aware Dynamic Sensor Networks
Dr. S. A. Hussain, U. Farooq, K. Zia, and M.Akhlaq

Punjab University College of Information Technology, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

2.

Packet Loss Prevention Technique for Partitioned Mobile Ad hoc Networks using Location-Based Multicast Algorithms
Dr. S. Asad Hussain, Kashif Zia, Umar Farooq and Sajjad Ahmed
Punjab University College of Information Technology, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

3.

Dynamic Contention Window for Quality of Service in IEEE 802.11 Networks
Dr.S.A Hussain,  K. Zia, M.T Khan, S. Ahmad, U. Farooq

University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan and ECIT Institute, Queen's University, Belfast, UK

4.

Design and Comparison of Various Passive Components of a 5 GHz Wireless LAN Applications
Ahsan Ali, Prof. Muhammad Zafarullah, Yasar Amin

University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

5.

Integration of Passives for receiver front end of 5GHz wireless LAN Application
Yasir Amin, Xinzhong Duo, Dr.  Li-Rong Zheng, Prof.  Hannu Tenhunen

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

6.

IP Based Virtual Private Network Implementation On Financial Institution and Banking System.
Muniza Irshad and Dr. Amir Hassan Pathan
SZABIST, Karachi, Pakistan

Parallel Session II: Miscellaneous

1.

Design and implementation of a hardware divider in finite field
Fareena Fiaz, Shahid Masud
COMSATS IIT, Lahore, and Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

2.

Productivity improvement through computer integrated manufacturing in post WTO scenario
Tariq Masood, Iqbal Khan
University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

3.

Modeling, Model Order Reduction and Simulation of high pass filter using Bond graph Method
Engr. Lubna Moin, Dr. Valiuddin
National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Karachi, Pakistan.

4.

POSE: A New Discrete Event Optical Simulator for the Java Platform
Jawwad Ahmad, Shahid Nawaz
NUST Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

5.

Anti-Hook Shield against the Software Key Loggers
Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Asif Arshad, Muzammil Baig, Rana Naveed Idrees
Al-Khawarizmi Institute of Computer Science, UET, Lahore, Pakistan.

6.

Using Sewerage system to Generate Electricity
Jalees Asghar
Zafar Industries Ltd., Karachi,Pakistan.

Parallel Session III: Telecommunication

1.

Stop-and-Go Algorithms for Blind Channel Equalization in QAM Data Communication Systems
Shafayat Abrar
COMSATS IIT, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2.

Intelligent Multiplexer 
Sher Muhammad and Asadullah Shah
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan and Isra University Hyderabad, Pakistan.

3.

ADAM: A Practical Approach for Detecting Network Anomalies Using PCA
Saiyed Azam H.Bukhari, Arshad Ali, Waqar Mahmood, Modood Ahmed Khan
NUST Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

4.

Radio Resource Management Strategies in 3G UMTS Network
Ayaz Ahmed, Dr. B.S. Chowdhry, Dr. A.K. Baloch, and *Dr. A.H. Pathan
Mehran UET, Jamshoro, Pakistan, *State Bank of Pakistan

5.

Enhancing TCP  Performance in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
Ameer Ahmed, M.H. Zaidi, Kashif Sharif
NUST Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Parallel Session IV: Data Warehousing, AI, and Grid Computing

1.

Potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Techniques For Wapda Grid System In Deregulated Environment
Engr. Tahir Nadeem Malik, *Dr. Aftab Ahmad, Engr. Aftab Ahmad
UET, Taxila, Pakistan, *NPCC Wapda, Islamabad, Pakistan

2.

Semi-Star Modeling Scheme for Managing Data Warehouse Consistency
Pasha, M. A, Nasir, J. A. Shahzad, M. K.
Punjab University College of Information Technology, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

3.

Evaluation Of Load Balancing Strategies
Haroon Rashid, Usman Aftab, Abubakar
COMSATS IIT, Abbottabad, Pakistan

4.

Analysis and Simulation of Noise Reduction Techniques in Embedded Systems
Muhammad Aamir, Muhammad Faizan Saleem
Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.

5.

3D Nuclear Reactor Simulator
Hussain Hyder Ali Khowaja, Mohd.Noman Saeed, Aleem Khalid Alvi
Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.

Parallel Session V: Bioinformatics

1.

Prediction of Vventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Electrocardiograph Signal using Neuro Wavelet Approach
Rahat Abbas, Wajid Aziz, Dr. Muhammad Arif
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan

2.

Modeling chaos in the heart
S. M. Haider Aejaz
PIMCS, Lahore, Pakistan

3.

A Knowledge Management Framework to Operationalize Experiential Knowledge: Mapping Tacit Medical Knowledge with Explicit Practice Guidelines
Fehmida Hussain, Syed Ali Raza
SZABIST, Karachi, Pakistan.

4.

Design of an Expert System for Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease using Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Rashid Jalal Quershi, Syed Afaq Hussain
University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France and SZABIST, Islamabad, Pakistan

5.

Potential of a Telemedicine System: An Approach to a Mobile Doctor
Engr. Tayab Din Memon, Prof. Dr. BS Chawdhry, *Mohammad S Memon
Mehran UET, Jamshoro, Pakistan, *QUEST, Nawabshah, Pakistan.

Parallel Session VI: Linguistics

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Syntactical Translation System For English to Sindhi Translation
Shah Zaman Nizamani, Saeed Talpur, Qurat-ul-Ain Agro
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan.

2.

Algorithm of Urdu Translation Engine
Mohd Kashif Shaikh, Hussain Hyder Ali Khowaja, Muzzamil Ahmed Khan
Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.

3.

Grammar Checking of Urdu and Sindhi Sentences by Using W3C XML Schema
Mutee u Rahman and Asadullah Shah
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan and Isra University, Hyderabad, Pakistan.

4.

Bi-Lingual Speech Synthesis System For Urdu And Sindhi
Syed Azhar Ali Shah, Abdul Wahab Ansari & Lachhman Das
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan.

5.

Utilizing A Novel Ordered Context Free Grammar For Object Based Parsing And Unification Technique
Jafar Rizvi, Dr. Mutawarra Hussain, Naeem Qaiser
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan

Parallel Session VII: Digital Image and Signal Processing

1.

Modified Laws Energy Descriptor for Inspection of Ceramic Tiles
Hafiz Adnan Habib, Haroon Yousuf
UET, Taxila, Pakistan

2.

Fingerprint Identification and Verification System Using Minutiae Matching
F.A. Afsar, Dr. M. Arif and Dr. M. Hussain
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan

3.

Fingerprint Matching System Using Gabor Filters
Muhammad Umer Munir and Dr. Muhammad Younas Javed
NUST IIT, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Parallel Session VIII: Computer and Society

1.

Information Technology and Society (Employment)
Muhammad Arif Saleem
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

2.

Use of Internet and its effects on our Society
Meena Kumari Rajani
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan.

3.

Telemetry System in the Irrigation Network
Dr. Mumtaz Ahemd Sohag and Ali Asghar Mahessar
Sind Irrigation and Drainage Authority, Hyderabad, Pakistan

Authors Index