International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2006

Hong Kong, 20-22 June, 2006

Conference Program

The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2006 will take place in Hong Kong, 20-22 June 2006. IMECS 2006 is organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG). The conference has the focus on the frontier topics in the theoretical and applied engineering and computer science subjects. IMECS conferences serve as good platforms for our members and the entire engineering community to meet with each other and to exchange ideas.


IMECS 2006 Program Schedule

First Day (20 June, 2006, Tuesday)


Seminar Room A & B

Seminar Room C

8:45-9:30 a.m.

Registration & Reception

9:30-10:30 a.m.

IMECS Keynote Speech I

IWB Session I

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Tea/Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 noon

IMECS Keynote Speech II

IWDMA Session I

12:00-1:00 p.m.

IWSCCS Invited Talk & Presentation

IWAIA Session I

1:00-2:00 p.m.

IMECS Conference Lunch I

2:00-3:30 p.m.

IWB Invited Talk

IWICWS Session I

3:30-4:00 p.m.

Tea/Coffee Break

4:00-5:00 p.m.

IWIE Session I

IWB Session II

The End of the First Day of the Conference


Second Day (21 June, 2006, Wednesday)


Seminar Room A

Seminar Room B

Seminar Room C

9:00-10:30 a.m.

IWDMA Session II

IWCS Session I

IWSE Session

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Tea/Coffee Break

10:50-1:00 p.m.

IWIE Session II

IWAIA Session II

IWOR Session I

1:00-2:00 p.m.

IMECS Conference Lunch II

2:00-3:40 p.m.

IWSE Invited Talk

IWEE Session

IWFE Session

3:40-4:00 p.m.

Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Session I

4:00-5:00 p.m.


IWCS Session II

IWOR Session II

The End of the Presentations of the Second Day of the Conference

7:00-9:00 p.m.

IMECS Conference Dinner


Third Day (22 June, 2006, Thursday)


Seminar Room A

Seminar Room B

Seminar Room C

9:00-11:30 a.m.

IWWN Tutorial

IWCS Session III

IWIE Session III

11:30-11:45 a.m.

Tea/Coffee Break

11:45-1:00 p.m.

IWWN Session I

IWCS Session IV

IWINDE Session I

1:00-2:00 p.m.

IMECS Conference Lunch III

2:00-3:15 p.m.

IWWN Session II


ICMHA Invited Lecture & Presentation

3:15-3:30 p.m.

Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Session II

3:30-5:00 p.m.

IWWN Session III



The End of the IMECS 2006


Note: There are fifteen minutes for each presentation (including questions and discussions). Both overhead projectors and LCD projectors are available for the presentation. And, it would be our convenience if the PowerPoint presentation files can be loaded into the notebook provided before the start of the corresponding sessions. In each session, the presentation will follow the order shown below in its corresponding session.

Day 1 (June 20, 06)
* Seminar Rooms A & B - Luxembourg Room I-III, 3/F
Day 2 (June 21, 06)
* Seminar Room A - Luxembourg Room I-II, 3/F
* Seminar Room B - Fontainebleau Room, B2
Day 3 (June 22, 06)
* Seminar Room A - Luxembourg Room I-II, 3/F
* Seminar Room B - Fontainebleau Room, B2

Day 1 to Day 3 (June 20-22, 06)
* Semiar Room C - Montparnasse Room V, 2/F

Private Room for the 3 days IMECS 2006 Lunch
* Maman Room, 3/F *

IMECS 2006 Multiconference Dinner:
L. A. Brasserie
(Located on the first floor of Regal Kowloon Hotel, L. A. Brasserie is an American-style eatery & bar with a friendly and cozy atmosphere)


Sessions Details (paper names & contact authors):




IWAIA Sessions:

IWAIA Session I:

Natural Languages Translation Using an Intermediate Language
Keerthi Kamal Adusumilli

Developing a Usable Mobile Expert Support System for Emergency Response Center
Dr. Chris K.W. Su

An Improving Fuzzy Ant Clustering Using Artificial Immune Recognition System
Dr. Surat Srinoy

Application of Mobile Agents in Managing the Traffic in the Network and Improving the Reliability and Quality of Service
Shamila Makki


IWAIA Session II:

Acquisition of Knowledge for Spam Filtering by Rule Induction
Prof. Chih-Hung Wu

Supporting the conception of a Knowledge Management System by the PIFA approach: case study STMicroelectronics
Dr. Hendrik BUSCH

A Neural Network Approach for Controller Area Network Message Scheduling Control
Prof. Mu-Song Chen

Solving the Mobile Agent Planning Problem with a Hopfield-Tank Neural Network
Prof. Cha-Hwa Lin

A Hopfield Neural Network Model for the Outerplanar Drawing Problem
Ms. Hongmei He

The Aiding of MEMS INS/GPS Integration Using Artificial Intelligence for Land Vehicle Navigation
Mr. Jau-Hsiung Wang

An isolation model for agent-agent interactions
Vu Quang Le

Representation of Family Tree for CARA
Gi-Chul Yang

Computer Based Prescriptive Support-A study about decision making under risk
Dr. Ari Riabacke

A Study about Different Strategies in Risk Elicitation
Dr. Ari Riabacke

IWAIA Session III:

Image Denoising Using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy system?
Prof. Mu-Song Chen

Genetic Algorithm based Optimization of Fuzzy Based Attitude Controller for a Spin Stabilized Micro-Satellite?

Bayesian and Fuzzy Logic Student Model in the C++ STL Intelligent Tutoring System
Ms. Christine Lee

Adaptive Backstepping Tracking Control Using Self-Organizing Fuzzy Neural Network
Prof. Chih-Min Lin

Poster Session I:
Intensional Knowledge Processing in RDBMS íV Improved Performance of ReDaReS system
Dr. Igor Wojnicki

Pedestrian Recognition Based on SVM
Dr. Hongsong Li

Fuzzy Control Chart for software defect management
Dr. Kuo-Chiang Wu and Jin-Chern Lin

IWB Sessions:

IWB Session I:

Feature Selection using PSO-SVM
Prof. Cheng-Hong Yang

Parallelized Multiple Biological Sequence Alignment with MPI: The Divide-and-Conquer Approach
Maruf Monwar

Prof. S. Thabasu Kannan


IWB Session II:

Partial Swarm Optimization for Segmentation of Microcalcifications in Mammograms
Dr. Marcus Karnan

Primer e-PCR: provide sequences between primers
Prof. Cheng-Hong Yang and Prof. Li-Yeh Chuang

Docking studies of Tau Protein
Harkewal Singh

SNPrimer- design of natural and degenerated primers for SNPs
Prof. Cheng-Hong Yang

Poster Session I:

A clustering and feature selection method using wavelet power spectrum
Dr. S. Prabakaran

IWCS Sessions:

IWCS Session I:

An Efficient Scheduling Algorithm for Irregular Data Redistribution
Prof. Kun-Ming Yu

Identification of Chaotic Systems by Neural Network with Hybrid Learning Algorithm
Prof. Shing-Tai Pan

On the revocation of proxy signatures
Prof. Hung-Yu Chien

Mr. Kotaru Kiran

Odd-Even Based Cryptography
Keerthi Kamal Adusumilli

Comments on Distributed Sign-and-encryption Schemes
Dr. Ya-Fen Chang


IWCS Session II:

Hybrid topology based watermarking method for reconstructed triangular mesh surface
Md. Mahfuzur Rahman

Interval Method for Solving Non-linear Equations
Prof. Trong Wu

Interactive physically-based modeling for gaseous object using Smoothed particle hydrodynamics
Suriyong Lertkulvanich

Image Enlargement Based on Adaptive Fuzzy Interpolation
Dr. Hongsong Li


IWCS Session III:

Fault-Tolerant Issues in Modern Operating Systems
Prof. Huan-yu Tu

The Local Z-Buffering Rendering
Dr. Henry X. Han

A CMOS High-Speed Nine-Stage Programmable Counter
Prof. Ko-Chi Kuo

A Low-Power Multiplier with Bypassing Logic and Operand Decomposition
Prof. Ko-Chi Kuo

A Fuzzy Controller for a Network Protocol over the IEEE 1394 Device
Dr. Yong Yu

Error Analysis of Large Word-Length LNS Addition/Subtraction Computation
Dr. Chichyang Chen

ID-Based E-Will System using Bilinear Pairings
Prof. Hung-Yu Chien

Differentiability of a 4-point ternary subdivision scheme and its applications
Prof. Hongchan Zheng


IWCS Session IV:

An IP Watermarking Technique Based on Relative Distance Vector for an Efficient Detection Scheme by Power Consumption in Control Steps
Kwak, Sang-Hoon

Owner Verification and Copyright Protection of relational Data
Dr. Saeed Arif Shah

Highly Efficient Authenticated Key Agreement in Integrated 3G/WLAN IP Networks
Prof. Hung-Yu Chien

Transparent Intensional Logic and Multiagent Systems
Jaroslav Muller

An Improvement of the Design of Integrating Subliminal Channel with Access Control
Prof. Chin-Chen Chang


Poster Session I:

Visual Modeling of XML Constraints Based on a New Extensible Constraint Markup Language
Prof. Lixin Tao

IWDMA Sessions:

IWDMA Session I:

Finite State Automata and Data Aggregates
Dr. Ing. Marian Mindek

Computer-Aided Diagnosis: Automatic detection of microcalcifications in Mammographic Images using Soft Computing
Dr. Marcus Karnan

Classification Rule Discovery with Ant Colony Optimization with Improved Quick Reduct Algorithm
Prof. P. Jaganathan

Efficient Associating Mining Approaches for Compressing Incrementally Updatable Native XML Databases
Chia-Hsing Tsai and Prof. Chin-Feng Lee


IWDMA Session II:

Generating Multidimensional Association Rules Implying Fuzzy Value
Dr. Rolly Intan

The Design and Implementation of a Grid-Computing Environment for Mining Sequential Patterns
Prof. Chih-Hung Wu

Better Quality of Decisions : Approaches to more Effective Analysis
Prof. Navneet Malhotra

Analyzing Factors Influencing Quality of Decisions- An Approach for Data Warehouse Development
Prof. Navneet Malhotra

Automatic Recognition of Birdsongs Using Mel-frequency Cepstral Coefficients and Vector Quantization
Prof. Chang-Hsing Lee and Prof. Cheng-Chang Lien

On the Discovery of Interesting Patterns from Evolving Spatial Data Mining Environments
Miss Harleen Kaur

Case Based Reasoning with State Transition Mechanism for Problem-Solving in AI
Mr. Arijit Chatterjee

On Semantic Evaluation of Preference Queries
Prof. Junping Sun

Effective and Efficient Mining of Data in Mobile Computing
Prof. S. Thabasu Kannan & C.ASHOK BABURAJ

IWEE Session:

Emotion Mimicry in Humanoid robots using Fuzzy logic-Based Computational Theory of Perception
Mohsen Davoudi

Generalized Linear Quadratic Gaussian and Loop Transfer Recovery Design of F-16 Aircraft Lateral Control System
Prof. Huan-Liang Tsai

Dr. Javier de Pedro Carracedo and Dr. Angel Moreno

Analysis of Hybrid Translinear Circuit and Its Application
Dr. Wu Xiaobo

Design of Low Power CMOS Crystal Oscillator with Tuning Capacitors
Dr. Wu Xiaobo

Intelligent robust control for uncertain transfer functions with sliding mode
Prof. Ying-Jeh Huang

A High Precision Bandgap Reference Used in Power Management Ics
Dr. Wu Xiaobo

Poster Session I:
A Wide Swing Low Voltage CMOS OTA
Mr. Ping-Yu Tsai and Dr. Chia-Hsiung Kao

A Low Jitter High Linearity Voltage Controlled Ring Oscillator
Mr. Ping-Yu Tsai and Dr. Chia-Hsiung Kao

IWFE Session:

An Application of Principal Components Analysis to Portfolio Optimization under the Sharpe Multiple Index Framework
Professor Renkuan Guo and Prof. Nafees Hossain

Valuing double barrier options with time-dependent parameters
Dr. Edward Chi-Fai LO

An Efficient GARCH Option Pricing Model
Dr. Chung-Gee Lin

Worst-case Optimal Robust Decisions for Multi-period Mean-Variance Portfolio Optimization
Dr. Nalan Gulpinar

Dr. Israr Ahmad

Predicting IPOs Performance Using Neural Network
Dr. Jon T.S. Quah

Poster Session I:
The Design Of One Distributed Interactive Simulation Platform For Electric Power Market With Dynamic Aspect
Haitao Song

Robust Hybrid Intelligent System for Financial Predictions
S. I. Ao

IWICWS Sessions:

IWICWS Session I:

Internet Application of quad/triangle subdivision scheme
Dr. Ahsan Ullah and Koichi Harada

An Untraceable Forward-Secure Blind Signature Scheme
Prof. Chin-Chen Chang

Phishing is here: Are we ready
Dr. Indranil Bose

Collaborative Learning System Based On Instant Messaging
Dr. Tian-Wen Song

A Cryptanalysis on a Generalized Threshold Cryptosystem
Prof. Jieh-Shan George YEH

Top-down Natural Language Query Approach for Embodied Conversational Agent
Dr. Goh Ong Sing


IWICWS Session II:

No More "Keyword Search" or FAQ: Innovative Ontology and Agent Based Dynamic User Interface
Dr. Nelson K. Y. Leung

Combining Intelligent WEB Portal and Multicast WAP Technology to Maximize Competitive Business Advantage
Dr. Jon T.S. Quah

New Mechanism for Buffer Overflow Prevention
Cheng-Hung Li

The role of software agents in intelligent multi channel contact centers
Mahtab kahaki

Poster Session II:
Machine-supported Instructional Design
Dr. G. Mavrommatis

A Novel Identity Authentication and Key Agreement Scheme for Ad Hoc Network Security
Pi Jianyong

IWIE Sessions:

IWIE Session I:

Image Storage, Indexing and Recognition with Finite State Automata
Michal Burda and Dr. Ing. Marian Mindek

Video Object Retrieval using Color Features
Prof. Jau-Ling Shih

An MPEG-4 Texture Coding Approach Using Refined Boundary Block Merging and Adaptive SA-DCT
Prof. Jau-ling Shih


IWIE Session II:

Segmentation and Volume Estimation of Brain tissues from MR Images
Prof. K. Revathy and Smitha Sunil

A Biplane-Based Approach to Knee Joint Reconstruction without Calibration
Prof. Jiann-Shu Lee

Approach of facial feature extraction for 3D face modeling
Prof. Yung-Sheng Chen

A Robust Technique for Pain Recognition from Video Sequences using Skin Color Modeling and Eigenimage Method
Maruf Monwar

An Efficient Method for Enhancing High-Contrast Digital Photos Automatically
Prof. Jiunn-Lin Wu

A Scene-Based General Baseball Event Detection System
Dr. Cheng-Chang Lien

Translation and Orthogonal Rotation of BDD Encoded Image
Dr. Watis Leelapatra

A Scheme of Wavelet Based Compression of 2D Image
Kamrul Hasan Talukder

Binary Image Deconvolution with Positive Semidefinite Programming
Shen Yijiang

A New Face Recognition Method for Blurred Images Using Multi-Channel Wiener Filter
Dr. Ching-Te Wang and Dr. Chiu-hsiung Liao


IWIE Sesssion III:

A survey of 3D reconstruction algorithms from 2D images
Dr. Hassan Hajjdiab

Efficient proposals in reversible jump MCMC for disk detection
Dr. Yuan Shen

Electrical Capacitance Tomography System For Industrial Applications

Watermarking method for copyright protection and retrieval of 2D/3D model
Md. Mahfuzur Rahman

Smooth Model from 3-D Surface Construction
Dr. Ahsan Ullah

Image Processing Application in Toll collection
Dr. Y.F.Fung

Vision Based Lane Detection using Genetic Algorithm
Amin Sarafraz

Low Complexity Design on H.263 Resolution Downscaling using Partial Loop Architecture
Prof. Tsung-Han Tsai and H. Y. Lin

Development of Bill-Counterfeit Prevention Technology for Multi-Function Peripherals
Yo-Chen Wang

Progressive Videotext Regions Inpainting Based on Edge Detection and Statistic Method
Dr. Chih-Lun Fang

A Scheme for (t, n)-Threshold Secret Image Sharing
Prof. Chin-Chen Chang

Poster Session II:
A scheme to decrease bit-rate of streaming media for GPRS
Dr. Shen Qing

IWINDE Sessions:

IWINDE Session I:

Machine Life Cycle with Fixed Operating and Maintenance Costs when Considering Customer Loss
Dr. J. Teeravaraprug

A step towards the Washington Accord (1989)?
Ir OOI Koon Beng

A Comparison between Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Programming based on Cutting Stock Problem
Raymond Chiong and Ir OOI Koon Beng

The Development of a Generic Technique for Flow Line Monitoring
Dr. Jackson C.S. Tang

Intelligent segmentation of industrial component images
Prof. K. Velu & Prof. MARCUS KARNAN

Select the best surface fitting approach for the reconstruction of high quality 3-D objects from range-image data
Dr. Ralph W.L. IP


IWINDE Session II:

Branch and Bound on Flowshop Scheduling: Ranged Processing Time Case
Sawat Pararach and Prof. Pichit Sukchareonpong

A Study on Improvement of the Surface Roughness in MQL Turning
Sung-Woo Shin

Extraction Processes in Making a Chinese Herb Medicine
Mr. J H F Chong

A Study on the Development of High Precision Cam Profile CNC Grinding Machine with CAD/CAM System
Sang Heon Lim

Using Quality Function Deployment in Process Analysis
Dr. Hang-wai Law

A Study on the Development of High Integrated Tool Tower Automatic Tool Changer
Young-Hwa Roh

Poster Session II:
A Collaborative Information Sharing Platform for Virtual Manufacturing Analysis
Dr. Danny SK Chan



Cognitive Design Features on Traffic Signs
Ms. Annie Ng

The Guessability Scores of Pre-users for Traffic Signs
Ms. Annie Ng

A Study on Paced Reading Scheme for Students taking Ergonomics Courses
Terry Wong

A Study on Movement Compatibility for Lever Control and Circular Display with Computer Simulated Test

Hardware Test on Movement Compatibility for Rotary Control and Digital Display
Mr. Chan Wing Hong

Poster Session II:
Optimal Sequential PM Policy for Leased Equipment: Negligible and Non-Negligible Repair Time
Ms. Woraluk Sungkharit

Optimal Quality Policy for Primary Foods Processing Plant
Mr. Pol-ek Tangcharoen

IWOR Sessions:

IWOR Session I:

Agent-based Intelligence System for US Wholesale Power Transaction
Dr. Gopalakrishna R. Tadiparthi and Dr. Toshiyuki Sueyoshi

Approximation of Controllable Set by Semidefinite Programming for Open-Loop Unstable Systems with Input Saturation
Dr. Abraham Wang

On the equality of complexity classes P and NP: Linear programming formulation of the Quadratic Assignment Problem
Prof. Moustapha Diaby

Synergies of three letters syndrome for revitalizing manufacturing
Dr. M.A. Venkatesh

Modeling a Queueing System with Transacting Populations
Dr. I.M. Premachandra

A Comparative Study of Probabilistic and Worst-case Tolerance Synthesis
Dr. J. Teeravaraprug

Improvement on Branch and Bound in Flowshop Scheduling: Probabilistic Processing Time Case
Sawat Pararach

Better than RFID íV an alternative solution for a collaborative FMCG forecasting system to meet grocery demand during promotion period with ideal forecasting accuracy íV a total SCM appreciation
Andrew Wood

Representation and Evaluation of Influence Diagrams in a Common Framework for Interval Decision Analysis
Aron Larsson

Preference Ordering Algorithms with Imprecise Expectations
Jim Idefeldt


IWOR Session II:

New Environment CREPE for Transportation Control and its Effectiveness
Nguyen Thanh Hung

Performance Optimization of a Tandem Router Network Using a Fluid Model
Dr. Nalan Gulpinar

A New Method of Scheduling UET Tasks on Parallel Machines
Dr. Gaurav Singh and Dr. Rene Weiskircher

An Adjusted Recursive Operator Allocation Optimization Algorithm for Line Balancing Control
Sophia Bilian Song

Poster Session I:
Solving the Assignment Problem using Genetic Algorithm and Simulated Annealing
Rudrajit Tapadar & Anshuman Sahu

Limiting Frechet Subdifferentials of Marginal Functions
Prof. Khalid Allali

IWSCCS Presentations:

A Simulation Study on Intracluster Correlation
Wing Kin Ken Li

How to make Lisp go faster than C--Tuning Lisp for Performance
Dr. Didier Verna

Poster Session II:
Sparse Hypermatrix Cholesky: Customization for High Performance
Dr. Josep Ramon Herrero


IWSE Session:

System Utilization and Changes in Implemented Information Systems: A Case Study
Prof. H. Keith Edwards

Approaching N-tier Application Software Readiness Decision Using Neural Network
Dr. Jon T.S. Quah

The Study of Game Point Mechanism based on CORBA-Based EJB Architecture
Dr. Wei-Chun Chang

Ontologies and Object models in Object Oriented Software Engineering
Dr. Waralak V. Siricharoen

A Defect Indicator for Software Quality Assurance
Dr. Kuo-Chiang Wu and Jin-Chern Lin

A Conformance Testing Approach for Component-Based Systems
Dr. Abdelaziz Guerrouat

Requirement Analysis Model of Formalized UML 2.0 Activity Diagram
Wen-Chi Piao and Dr. William C. Chu

Dr. SNENE Mehdi

Poster Session I:
Testing Recursion for Component Composition
Prof. Jigang Liu

IWWN Sessions:

IWWN Session I:

The TopK Scheme for the Energy-Saving Data Organization in Broadcast-Based Wireless Environments
Jun-Hong Shen

A Lightweight Mechanism to Secure OLSR
Dr. Lin Chen

Performance Evaluation of MC-CDMA System with Exponent Multipath over Frequency-Selective Fading Channels
Dr. Joy Iong-Zong Chen

Wireless Local Area Network Implementation
Shamila Makki

Portable Devices Location in 802.11 networks
Prof. David Sanchez


IWWN Session II:

M-QoS MPLS: A New Scheme for Micro-Mobility Management with QoS support in Next Generation Wireless Access Networks
Oliver Horvath

Fault-Tolerant Design for Mobile IPv6 Networks
Prof. Jenn-Wei Lin

On the Channel Correlation of MC-DS-CDMA Systems in Different Scenarios of Carriers and Users
Dr. Joy Iong-Zong Chen

Using OLSR for Seamless Streaming Video in 802.11 Ad Hoc Networks
Dr. Elsa Macias

Performance Analysis of Space-Frequency Block Coding for DAB Systems
Prof. Chia-Sheng Tsai


IWWN Session III:

Efficient Design of Streaming Applications on Wireless Networks using Aspect Oriented Programming
Dr. Salvador Galvan

Applying LCR and AFD in Performance Analysis for SC Diversity over General Fading Channels
Dr. Joy Iong-Zong Chen

Yet Another Attack on Mutual Authentication and Key Exchange Protocols for Low Power Wireless Communications
Prof. Chin-Chen Chang

Automatic Resumption of Streaming Sessions over Wireless Communications Using Agents

Poster Session II:
Performance Analysis of QoS supported by Enhanched Distributed Channel Access(EDCA) mechanism in IEEE 802.11e
Saurabh Sehrawat

Detection, penalization and handling of misbehavior in ad hoc wireless networks
Revoti Prasad Bora

ICMHA Invited Lecture & Presentation:

HIV Prevalence: A Comparison between Canada, the United States, and Mexico
Prof. B.D. Aggarwala

Modeling the HIV/AIDS epidemic among injecting drug users and sex workers in Kunming, China
Dr. Nicolas Bacaer

First passage time density for the disease progression of HIV infected patients
Dr. Edward Chi-Fai LO