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  • A scalable solution for finding overlaps between sequences using map-reduce 

    Haj Rachid, Maan; Malluhi, Qutaibah M. ( The International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    The overlap stage of a string graph-based assembler is considered one of the most time- and space-consuming stages in any de novo overlap-based assembler. This is due to the huge output of the next-generation sequencing ...
  • 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 ...
  • Using block cipher for confidentiality of images in cloud-based systems 

    Rihan, Rana Adnan; Khan, Khaled M. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    This paper deals with outsourcing of computing to cloud servers where clients' images are computed and stored. It proposes a technique that obfuscates images before sending them to servers. Cloud servers can perform ...
  • Similarity Group-by Operators for Multi-Dimensional Relational Data 

    Tang, Mingjie; Tahboub, Ruby Y.; Aref, Walid G.; Atallah, Mikhail J.; Malluhi, Qutaibah M.; ... more authors ( IEEE Computer Society , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    The SQL group-by operator plays an important role in summarizing and aggregating large datasets in a data analytics stack. While the standard group-by operator, which is based on equality, is useful in several applications, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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), ...
  • 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 ...
  • PriviPK: Certificate-less and secure email communication 

    AlSabah, Mashael; Tomescu, Alin; Lebedev, Ilia; Serpanos, Dimitrios; Devadas, Srini ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
    We introduce PriviPK, an infrastructure that is based on a novel combination of certificateless (CL) cryptography and key transparency techniques to enable e2e email encryption. Our design avoids (1) key escrow and deployment ...
  • Context-aware RAON middleware for opportunistic network 

    Lau, G.; Al-Sabah, M.; Jaseemuddin, M.; Razavi, H.; Bhuiyan, M. ( Elsevier B.V. , 2017 , Article)
    Application development and deployment on Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANET) is a major challenge in the widespread use of MANET. The increasing D2D communication in 5G networks has renewed interest in an effective middleware ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Empirical performance evaluation of QUIC protocol for Tor anonymity network 

    Basyoni, Lamiaa; Erbad, Aiman; Alsabah, Mashael; Fetais, Noora; Guizani, Mohsen ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    Tor's anonymity network is one of the most widely used anonymity networks online, it consists of thousands of routers run by volunteers. Tor preserves the anonymity of its users by relaying the traffic through a number of ...
  • CloudSafe: A tool for an automated security analysis for cloud computing 

    An S.; Eom T.; Park J.S.; Hong J.B.; Nhlabatsi A.; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    Cloud computing has been adopted widely, providing on-demand computing resources to improve performance and reduce operational costs. However, these new functionalities also bring new ways to exploit the cloud computing ...

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