Summary of Conti 2004

CONTI2004: Call for papers!

The 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
TECHNICAL INFORMATICS

27-28 May 2004,
TIMISOARA, ROMANIA

Topics
Accepted Papers
1: Control engineering: theory and applications
26
2: Modeling, identification and parameter estimation
12
3: Linear and nonlinear systems. Adaptive control
6
4: Intelligent techniques in control engineering. Fuzzy systems
5
5: Biomedical and health informatics
14
6: Applied informatics in industry
11
7: Databases
12
8: Computer networks, distributed and real-time systems
16
9: Software development. Tools and applications
15
10: DSPs, microcontrollers and microprocessors. Design and applications
5
11: Computer architectures, reliability and testing
11
12: Artificial intelligence
13
13: Numerical methods. Optimization. Theory and applications
5
14: Education and e-learning
11
15: Special Session on Multimedia Networking
6
16: Special Session on Biomedical Engineering Education and Research
10

 

Papers Accepted First Author from Romania First Author from Abroad Authors Foreign Authors
180 117 (70%) 53 (30%) 330 109 (33%)


CONTI 2004 – 6th International Conference on Technical Informatics, May 27-28, 2004, Timisoara, Romania
Sessions
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All papers published in
SCIENTIFIC BULLETIN of "POLITEHNICA" University of Timisoara, Romania

Transactions on AUTOMATIC CONTROL and COMPUTER SCIENCE
Vol. 49(63) 2004 No. 1,2,3,4 / ISSN 1224-600X
Editura Politehnica

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Plenary Session: PREDICTIVE CONTROL
Prof. Dr. Eng. Ruth BARS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Prof. Dr. Eng. Robert HABER, University of Applied Science Cologne, Germany
Room A101, Thursday, May 27 9:15-10:00

Tutorial: HAPTIC SENSING AND PERCEPTION FOR TELEROBOTIC MANIPULATION
Prof. Dr. Eng., P. Eng., F'IEEE, F'CAE, F'EIC Emil M. PETRIU, School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont., Canada
Room A109, Thursday, May 27 17:45-18:45

Satellite Workshop: EUROPEAN DIMENSIONS OF HEALTH INFORMATICS: BARRIERS AND DRIVING FORCES
Organized by the European Federation of Medical Informatics Workgroup MICIT - Medical Informatics in Countries in Transition
Chair: Lacramioara STOICU-TIVADAR
Room B019, Thursday, May 27 17:45-18:45

Session T1.1-A1.1 CONTROL SYSTEMS. INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Peter KORONDI, Gheorghe-Daniel ANDREESCU Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. Dynamic Analysis of a High Speed Synchronous Machine - Turbine Drive System
(proc. vol. 1, pp. 5-10)
Rafael K. JÁRDÁN, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
István NAGY, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary; Hungarian
Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Norbert SCHENDL, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

2. Simulation of Direct Torque Control Schemes for Electric Drive Application, Part I
(proc. vol. 1, pp. 83-86)
Nebojsa MITROVIC, Vojkan KOSTIC, Milutin PETRONIJEVIC, University of Nis,
Serbia and Montenegro
Borislav JEFTENIC, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro

3. Torque Ripple Minimization in Direct Torque Controlled Induction Motor Drive
Based on Duty Ratio Modulation Method, Part II (proc. vol. 1, pp. 87-92)
Vojkan KOSTIC, Nebojsa MITROVIC, Milutin PETRONIJEVIC, University of Nis,
Serbia and Montenegro
Borislav JEFTENIC, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro

4. Operation of a Dual Channel Resonant DC-DC Buck & Boost Converter at
Switching Frequencies above the Resonant Frequency (proc. vol. 1, pp. 11-16)
Balázs BUTI, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
István NAGY, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary;
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

5. Fault Diagnosis of Induction Machines and Drives – Is It Still a Problem? (proc. vol.
1, pp. 53-58)
Péter BIKFALVI, University of Miskolc, Hungary
Mária IMECS, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Session T1.2-A1.2 LINEAR CONTROL TECHNIQUES
Chairs: Vladimir RASVAN, Stefan PREITL Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. On the H? Controller Design for Systems with Input Delay (proc. vol. 1, pp. 21-24)
Dan POPESCU, Vladimir RASVAN, University of Craiova, Romania

2. Local Linear Multi-Models in Stabilizing Controller Design (proc. vol. 1, pp. 25-28)
Silviu DUMITRIU, Nicolae CONSTANTIN, "Politehnica" University of Bucharest,
Romania

3. Robust Ship Autopilot for Course-Keeping and Course-Changing Control Using
QFT Method (proc. vol. 1, pp. 67-72)
Viorel NICOLAU, Emil CEANGA, Rustem POPA, Dorel AIORDACHIOAIE, "Dunarea
de Jos" University of Galati, Romania

4. Two Distant Positioning Servodrives with Cross-Coupling Control (proc. vol. 1, pp.
35-40)
Milica B. NAUMOVIC, University of Niš, Serbia and Montenegro
Milic R. STOJIC, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro

5. Learning Control System Design Supported by Matlab Tools (proc. vol. 1, pp. 133-138)
Radojka KRNETA, Aleksandar PEULIC, Technical Faculty of Cacak, Serbia and
Montenegro

Session T1.3-A1.3 NONLINEAR CONTROL
Chairs: Matei VÎNATORU, Gheorghe-Daniel ANDREESCU Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. An Analytical Method for Fault Detection and Isolation (proc. vol. 1, pp. 59-62)
Eugen IANCU, University of Craiova, Romania

2. Nonlinear Controller for Systems with Distributed Delay (proc. vol. 1, pp. 111-114)
Marcel NICOLA, ICEMENERG Craiova, Romania

3. Flat Hierarchical Society-Oriented Systems and Agents Coordination (proc. vol. 1,
pp. 115-120)
Mihaela R. CISTELECAN, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

4. Dynamic Networks: Decentralized Control and Feasibility (proc. vol. 1, pp. 121-126)
Mihaela R. CISTELECAN, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

5. Aspects Regarding Modelling And Control of Steam Power-Blocks (proc. vol. 2, pp.
173-178)
Matei VINATORU, Eugen IANCU, Camelia MAICAN, University of Craiova, Romania

Session T1.4-A1.4 MODEL-BASED CONTROL
Chairs: Ruth BARS, Stefan PREITL Friday, May 28 9:00-10:30

1. Advanced Control Based on Multimodel Estimation (proc. vol. 1, pp. 63-66)
Nicolae CONSTANTIN, Silviu DUMITRIU, University "Politehnica" of Bucharest,
Romania

2. Software Environment for Design and Tuning Predictive Controllers (proc. vol. 1, pp.
41-46)
Sorin CARARI, Corneliu LAZAR, University of Iasi, Romania

3. Control Strategies of Current Reference Generation for Power Active Filtering (proc.
vol. 1, pp. 181-186)
Silviu STEFANESCU, Mircea CHINDRIS, Radu TARNOVAN,
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

4. Internal Model Control Structures Using Delta Domain Representation (proc. vol. 1,
pp. 29-34)
Zsuzsa PREITL, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania; Budapest University of
Technology and Economics, Hungary
Ruth BARS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Robert HABER, University of Applied Science Cologne, Germany

5. Methodical Aspects Concerning the Study of Control Solutions for Plants with Slow
Responses (proc. vol. 1, pp. 127-132)
Stefan PREITL, Radu-Emil PRECUP, Ion-Bogdan URSACHE, Simona GHEJU,
"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Zsuzsa PREITL, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania; Budapest University of
Technology and Economics, Hungary

6. On a Synthesis Method for Static Anti-Windup Compensators (proc. vol.1, pp.105-109)
Stefan SOLYOM, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden

Session T1.5-A1.5 SLIDING MODE, FUZZY AND NEURAL CONTROL
Chairs: Cedomir MILOSAVLJEVIC, Radu-Emil PRECUP Friday, May 28 11:00-12:30

1. Sliding Mode Based Minimum Variance Control of AC Voltage Stabilizer (proc. vol.
1, pp. 93-98)
Darko MITIC, Boban VESELIC, Cedomir MILOSAVLJEVIC, University of Nis, Serbia
and Montenegro

2. Sliding Mode Based Digital Servo-System Design (proc. vol. 1, pp. 17-20)
Cedomir MILOSAVLJEVIC, Darko MITIC, Boban VESELIC, University of Niš, Serbia
and Montenegro

3. Sliding Mode Control and its Application on a Servopneumatic Positioning System
(proc. vol. 1, pp. 99-104)
János GYEVIKI, István Tibor TÓTH, Kálmán RÓZSAHEGYI, SZTE University College
of Food Engineering, Szeged, Hungary

4. Neural Networks Based State Space Control for a High Power Steam Turbine (proc.
vol. 1, pp. 73-76)
Žarko COJBAŠIC, Vlastimir NIKOLIC, Miloš SIMONOVIC, University of Niš, Serbia
and Montenegro

5. A Low Cost Solution for the Navigation Problem of Wheeled Mobile Robots (proc.
vol. 1, pp. 77-82)
Radu-Emil PRECUP, Stefan PREITL, C. SZABÓ, "Politehnica" University of
Timisoara, Romania
Peter KORONDI, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Peter SZEMES, University of Tokyo, Japan

Session T2.1-A4.1 MODELING, IDENTIFICATION AND PARAMETER
ESTIMATION 1
Chairs: Sergiu CARAMAN, Octavian PROSTEAN Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. State and Parameter Estimators for the Biosynthesis Processes (proc. vol.1, pp139-144)
Marian BARBU, Sergiu CARAMAN, Emil CEANGA, "Dunarea de Jos" University of
Galati, Romania

2. Taylor-Lil Method for Analogical Modelling and Numerical Simulation for
Nonlinear Processes (proc. vol. 1, pp. 145-148)
Tiberiu COLOSI, Eva DULF, Mihai ABRUDEAN, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca,
Romania

3. Identification Problem for Diffusion Parameters in Linear Damping Systems (proc.
vol. 1, pp. 149-154)
Gabriel DIMITRIU, Vasile Lucian BOICULESE, University of Medicine and Pharmacy
"Gr. T. Popa" of Iasi, Romania

4. The Mathematical Model of a Three Free Joints Walking Robot Controlled by
Active Leg Shoulder (proc. vol. 1, pp. 159-162)
Anca PETRISOR, Constantin MARIN, University of Craiova, Romania

5. Matlab/Simulink Simulation of Voltage Sags Effects on Adjustable Speed Drives
(proc. vol. 1, pp. 155-158)
Milutin PETRONIJEVIC, University of Nis, Serbia and Montenegro
Borislav JEFTENIC, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Nebojsa MITROVIC, Vojkan KOSTIC, University of Nis, Serbia and Montenegro

6. About the Optimal Operation of the Induction Traction Motors under Scalar
Control (proc. vol. 1, pp. 163-168)
Rodica FESTILA, V. TULBURE, Eva DULF, Clement FESTILA, Technical University
of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Session T2.2-A4.2 MODELING, IDENTIFICATION AND PARAMETER
ESTIMATION 2
Chairs: Tibor KOVÁCS, Ioan FILIP Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Probability-Based Accuracy Prediction of Line Tracking in Noisy Environment
(proc. vol. 2, pp. 183-188)
Tibor KOVÁCS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

2. Wind Energy Conversion Systems – Modeling in Simulink Environment (proc. vol. 1,
pp. 169-174)
Octavian PROSTEAN, Iosif SZEIDERT, Ioan FILIP, Vasar CRISTIAN, "Politehnica"
University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Results on Neutral Modelling of the Steel Continuous Casting Process (proc. vol. 1,
pp. 175-180)
Dorel AIORDACHIOAIE,"Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania

4. A Comparison about Electric Arc Simulation Models (proc. vol. 1, pp. 187-192)
Manuela PANOIU, Caius PANOIU, Mihaela OSACI, Ionel MUSCALAGIU,
"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Hunedoara, Romania

5. Modeling and Simulation of a Contact-Task Test Rig (proc. vol. 1, pp. 197-200)
George G. SAVII, Luchin MILENCO, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

6. Some Aspects of the Tennis Player's Upper Limb Motion Modeling (proc. vol. 1, pp.
201-204)
Doina DRAGULESCU, Mirela TOTH-TASCAU, Vlad MORCOVESCU, Lucian RUSU,
"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T3.1-A3.3 LINEAR AND NONLINEAR SYSTEMS. ADAPTIVE CONTROL
Chairs: Octavian PASTRAVANU, Constantin MARIN Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. New Results on the Stability of Continuous-Time Cellular Neural Networks (proc.
vol. 1, pp. 205-210)
Mihaela-Hanako MATCOVSCHI, Octavian PASTRAVANU, Technical University "Gh.
Asachi" of Iasi, Romania

2. Discrete-Time Sliding-Mode Adaptive Wheeled Mobile Robot Control (proc. vol. 1,
pp. 211-216)
Adrian FILIPESCU, University "Dunarea de Jos" of Galati, Romania
Fatima LEITE, Urbano NUNES, University of Coimbra-Polo II, Portugal

3. Backstepping Control of a Class of Nonlinear Time-Varying Uncertain Processes
(proc. vol. 1, pp. 217-222)
Emil PETRE, Dan POPESCU, University of Craiova, Romania

4. Comparison Study of ß Sensitivities of Nonlinear and Linear Mathematical Models
of the Same Plant (proc. vol. 1, pp. 223-226)
Dorina POPESCU, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

5. Control Loop Adjustment of Plant Uncertainties (proc. vol. 1, pp. 227-234)
Toma L. DRAGOMIR, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Hubert ROTH, Otto J. ROESCH, University of Siegen, Germany

6. About the Variable Causality Dynamical Systems (proc. vol. 1, pp. 47-52)
Constantin MARIN, University of Craiova, Romania

Session T4.1-A4.3 INTELLIGENT TECHNIQUES IN CONTROL ENGINEERING
FUZZY SYSTEMS
Chairs: Peter KORONDI, Vladimir RASVAN Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. Human Behavior Based Mobile Agent Control in Intelligent Space (proc. vol.2, pp.5-11)
Peter T. SZEMES, University of Tokyo, Japan
Peter KORONDI, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Hideki HASHIMOTO, University of Tokyo, Japan

2. Neural Networks - Global Behavior Versus Delay (proc. vol. 2, pp. 11-14)
Vladimir RASVAN, Daniela DANCIU, University of Craiova, Romania

3. Comparison of Classical and Fuzzy Temperature Control Approaches for the
Multizone Crystal Growth Furnace (proc. vol. 2, pp. 15-18)
Vlastimir NIKOLIC, Žarko COJBAŠIC, Katarina ALEKSIC, University of Niš, Serbia
and Montenegro

4. Simulink Blockset for Neural Predictive Control (proc. vol. 2, pp. 19-22)
Marius KLOETZER, Octavian PASTRAVANU, Technical University "Gh. Asachi" of
Iasi, Romania

5. Control Algorithms, Running Faults, and Overall Performances (proc. vol.2, pp.23-28)
Dorin ISOC, Aurelian IGNAT, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Session T5.1-A2.1 BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS 1
Chairs: George MIHALAS, Lacramioara STOICU-TIVADAR Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. Activation Types in Cell Regulation. Study by Computer Simulation (proc. vol. 2, pp.
99-102)
George I MIHALAS, "Victor Babes" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara
Daniela ZAHARIE, Western University of Timisoara, Romania
Anca KIGYOSI, "Victor Babes" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara,
Romania

2. Events Recognition from ECG Signal Analysis and 3D Heart Model (proc. vol. 2, pp.
123-128)
S. M. SZILÁGYI, Hungarian Science University of Transylvania, Târgu Mures, Romania
Z. BENYÓ, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

3. Wavelets as Methods for ECG Signal Processing (proc. vol. 2, pp. 107-110)
Mariana MOGA, County Hospital Timisoara, Romania
Victor Dan MOGA, Constantin LUCA, Gheorghe MIHALAS, University of Medicine and
Pharmacy of Timisoara, Romania

4. Solution for Health Care Information System Architecture (proc. vol. 2, pp. 81-86)
Lacramioara STOICU-TIVADAR, Catalin KORMOS, "Politehnica" University of
Timisoara, Romania

5. Technical Aspects in Development of a Software Application Used in the Framework
of a GPS National Level Network (proc. vol. 2, pp. 87-92)
Dorin BERIAN, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T5.2-A2.4 BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS 2
Chairs: Diana LUNGEANU, Cezar POPESCU Friday, May 28 9:00-10:30

1. Neural Network Prediction Model for Control of Blood Glucose Level (proc. vol. 2,
pp. 133-136)
Eugen IANCU, University of Craiova, Romania
Ionela IANCU, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania

2. Structure of Models for Medical Knowledge Processing (proc. vol. 2, pp. 103-106)
Dorina PETRICA, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Application of Kernel Ho-Kashyap Classifier for Speaker Verification (proc. vol. 2,
pp. 93-98)
Adam DUSTOR, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland,

4. Detecting Color Regions and Content-Based Region Query in Databases with
Medical Images (proc. vol. 2, pp. 117-122)
Liana STANESCU, Dumitru Dan BURDESCU, Mihai MOCANU, University of Craiova,
Romania

5. Medical Image Segmentation Using ITK and Parallel Processing (proc. vol. 2, pp.
111-116)
Mihai L. MOCANU, University of Craiova, Romania
Cristian M. MIHAESCU, University of Craiova, Romania; Georgetown University,
Washington DC, USA
Kevin R. CLEARY, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

Session T5.3-A2.5 BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS 3
Chairs: Marius MARGINEAN, Dorina PETRICA Friday, May 28 11:00-12:30

1. Sensibility Analysis of the ARRUDA Localization Method (proc. vol. 2, pp. 129-132)
S. M. SZILÁGYI, Hungarian Science University of Transylvania, Târgu Mures,Romania
Z. BENYÓ, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
A. FRIGY, Medical Clinic Nr. 4, Târgu Mures, Romania

2. Femur Modelling and Analysis for Surgical Implantation (proc. vol. 2, pp. 137-142)
Lucian RUSU, Vlad MORCOVESCU, Mircea DREUCEAN, Doina DRAGULESCU,
Antonius STANCIU, Camelia DEMIAN, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara,
Romania

3. Vibrations Influence on the Human Pelvic Girdle Motion (proc. vol. 2, pp. 143-148)
Doina DRAGULESCU, Mirela TOTH-TASCAU, Mircea DREUCEAN, Vlad
MORCOVESCU, Lucian RUSU, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

4. Methods of Designing 3D Models in Biomechanics (proc. vol. 2, pp. 149-152)
Antoanela NÁAJI, "Vasile Goldis" Western University of Arad, Romania

Session T6.1-A3.1 APPLIED INFORMATICS IN INDUSTRY 1
Chairs: Nicolae ROBU, Vasile STOICU-TIVADAR Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. The Best Choice from Remote-made Processing Proposals in Petrochemistry (proc.
vol. 2, pp. 167-172)
Cornel RESTEANU, Electra MITAN, National Institute for Research and Development in
Informatics (ICI), Bucharest, Romania

2. VAS – A Mass Transit Information System in C# (proc. vol. 2, pp. 189-194)
Sándor JUHÁSZ, Kálmán MAROSSY, Budapest University of Technology and
Economics, Hungary

3. Manufacture Ordering by Using Combinatorial Methods (proc. vol. 2, pp. 179-182)
Constantin COSOVAN, Gabriela PROSTEAN, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara,
Romania

4. Dictionary Clearing vs. Freezing in Near-Lossless LZW Image Compression (proc.
vol. 1, pp. 193-196)
Macarie BREAZU, Antoniu PITIC, Daniel VOLOVICI, Dorin SIMA, "Lucian Blaga"
University of Sibiu, Romania

5. Descriptors for Object Recognition Based on Statistical Moments (proc. vol.2, p195-198)
Cezar POPESCU, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

6. EKG Signal Processing (proc. vol. 2, pp. 199-204)
Ioana MIHU, Siemens VDO Automotive srl, Timisoara, Romania
Mircea STRATULAT, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Ioan MIHU, "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu, Romania

Session T6.2-A3.2 APPLIED INFORMATICS IN INDUSTRY 2
Chairs: Octavian PASTRAVANU, Onut LUNGU Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Instruments for Topology-Based Analysis in Petri Net Toolbox (proc. vol. 2, pp. 153-158)
C. LEFTER, C. MAHULEA, M. MATCOVSCHI, O. PASTRAVANU, Technical
University "Gh. Asachi" of Iasi, Romania

2. Some Aspects Regarding Availability of Repairable Structures (proc. vol. 2, pp. 159-166)
Toma L. DRAGOMIR, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Gianina GABOR, University of Oradea, Romania
Adrian KORODI, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Using Java Language to Understand the Functionality of Global Navigation Satellite
System (proc. vol. 2, pp. 205-208)
Marian CATA, Naval Academy "Mircea cel Batran" of Constanta, Romania

4. Management System for Electrical Residential Installation (proc. vol. 2, pp. 209-214)
Robert GYORODI, Sebastian CAUS, University of Oradea, Romania
Stefan HOLBAN, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Cornelia GYORODI, Alina BOGAN, University of Oradea, Romania

5. Real-Time Linux and Electrical Erosion Process Event Counting (proc. vol. 2, pp.
215-218)
Onut LUNGU, Emil VOISAN, Florin DRAGAN, Dan UNGUREANU, "Politehnica"
University of Timisoara, Romania

SESSION T13.1-A3.4 NUMERICAL METHODS. OPTIMIZATION.
THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Dana PETCU, Radu-Emil PRECUP Friday, May 28 9:00-10:30

1. Optimal Design of Octagonal Inductors (proc. vol. 2, pp. 219-222)
Goran STOJANOVIC, Ljiljana ZIVANOV, Mirjana DAMNJANOVIC, University of
Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro

2. On Kovarik's Orthogonalization Algorithm without Matrix Inversion (proc. vol. 2,
pp. 223-226)
Constantin POPA, "Ovidius" University of Constanta, Romania
Dana PETCU, Western University of Timisoara, Romania
Marius PETCU, "Aurel-Vlaicu" University of Arad, Romania

3. Vision Based Human - Computer Interaction with Hand Gestures (proc. vol. 2, pp.
227-232), Zsolt HUSZ, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

4. The Fuzzy Navigation Strategy for Mobile Robots (proc. vol. 2, pp. 29-32)
Natasa NEDELA, University of Craiova, Romania

5. Interacting Fields – A First-Order Perturbative Approach (proc. vol. 2, pp. 233-236)
G. MURARIU, "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
C. DARIESCU, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza", University of Iasi, Romania

Session T16.1-A2.2 SPECIAL SESSION ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
EDUCATION & RESEARCH 1
Chairs: Zoltan BENYÓ, Vasile STOICU-TIVADAR Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Biomedical Engineering Research and Education in Hungary (proc. vol. 2, pp. 33-36)
Zoltán BENYÓ, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

2. Several Aspects of the Migration toward the Microsoft.NET Technology for an
Integrated Healthcare Information System (proc. vol. 2, pp. 75-80)
Vasile STOICU-TIVADAR, Sergiu OPREAN, Andreea MIRON, Claudia MINCIUNA,
"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Open Architecture in-Patient Monitoring System (proc. vol. 2, pp. 43-46)
Balázs BENYÓ, Széchenyi István University of Gyor, Hungary
Zoltán BENYÓ, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Péter SOMOGYI, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

4. Virtual Brain Endoscopy Based on Magnetic Resonance Images (proc. vol. 2, pp.47-50)
László SZILÁGYI, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

5. A Novel Computer Aided Neurolinguistic Approach to the Treatment of Aphasia
(proc. vol. 2, pp. 51-56)
Szabolcs BONGÁR, Gergely FÖRDOS, Péter VÁRADY, Zoltán BENYÓ, Budapest
University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Session T16.2-A2.3 SPECIAL SESSION ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
EDUCATION & RESEARCH 2
Chairs: Victor MOGA, Lacramioara STOICU-TIVADAR Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. Medical Information System for Diagnosing Diabetes Mellitus and Hearing Disorder
in Children (proc. vol. 2, pp. 37-42)
Levente KOVÁCS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Krisztina PAPP, Boglárka VÍGH, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Antal CZINNER, Zsuzsa ALMÁSSY, Gábor KATONA, Zsolt FARKAS, Heim Pál
Children Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
András ILLÉNYI, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

2. Infant Cry Analyzer System for Hearing Disorder Detection (proc. vol. 2, pp. 57-60)
György VÁRALLYAY Jr., Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

3. X-Ray Image Subtraction for Direct Digital Angiograms (proc. vol. 2, pp. 61-64)
László NAGY, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

4. Linear and Non-linear Approach of the Glucose-Insulin Control using Mathematica
(proc. vol. 2, pp. 65-70)
Levente KOVÁCS, Béla PALÁNCZ, Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
Hungary

5. DNA-Based Diagnostic Tool for the Analysis of the Protein Synthesis in the Living
Organism (proc. vol. 2, pp. 71-74)
Gergely FÖRDOS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Balázs BENYÓ, Széchenyi István University, Hungary
Zoltán BENYÓ, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Session T7.1-C1.1 DATABASES
Chairs: Dumitru BURDESCU, Ionel JIAN Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. A New PC Cluster Based Distributed Association Rule Mining (proc. vol. 3, pp. 5-10)
Sándor JUHÁSZ, Ferenc KOVÁCS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
Hungary

2. Content-Based Region Query With Relative Localization (proc. vol. 3, pp. 35-38)
Liana STANESCU, Dumitru BURDESCU, Anca ION, University of Craiova, Romania

3. Remote Database Access Control (proc. vol. 3, pp. 23-28)
Dorin IORDACHE, Constanta Naval Academy, Romania

4. Simple Model for Database Information Integrity (proc. vol. 3, pp. 29-34)
Dorin IORDACHE, Constanta Naval Academy, Romania

Session T7.2-C1.3 DATABASES
Chairs: Ionel JIAN, Dan PESCARU Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. Finding the Size-Restricted Frequent Itemsets in Market Basket Data (proc. vol. 3,
pp. 39-44)
Renáta IVÁNCSY, István VAJK, Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
Hungary

2. The Multimedia Interface of an Audio/Video/Smell Database System – AviSS (proc.
vol. 3, pp. 17-22)
Horea TODORAN, "Babes-Bolyai" University Cluj-Napoca, Romania

3. About Object-Relational Database Implementations Using Oracle (proc. vol. 3, pp. 57-60)
Liliana JIAN, Lucian JIAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

4. Object-Oriented Representation of Relational Database (proc. vol. 3, pp. 65-70)
Mirela PATER, University of Oradea, Romania,
Ionel JIAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T7.3-C5.4 DATABASES
Chairs: Ionel JIAN, Adi-Cristina MITEA Friday , May 28 09:00-10:30

1. A Physical Design Methodology for Databases (proc. vol. 3, pp. 11-16)
Adi - Cristina MITEA, "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu, Romania,
Ionel JIAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania
2. Objectual Implementation for Relational Database in the Object–Relational
Software (proc. vol. 3, pp. 45-50)
Sorin BORZA, University "Lucian Blaga" of Sibiu, Romania,
Ionel JIAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Objectual Schemas and Derived Classes in the Design of Object–Relational
Databases for Mechanical System (proc. vol. 3, pp. 51-56)
Sorin BORZA, University "Lucian Blaga" of Sibiu, Romania,
Ionel JIAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

4. How Are the Attribute Linguistic Domains Involved in Database Fuzzy Queries
Evaluation? (proc. vol. 3, pp. 61-64)
Cornelia TUDORIE, Luminita DUMITRIU, University "Dunarea de Jos" of Galati,
Romania

Session T8.1-C2.1 COMPUTER NETWORKS, DISTRIBUTED AND
REAL-TIME SYSTEMS
Chairs: Emil PETRIU, Ionel JURCA Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. Smart Sensors with Universal Plug and Play Capabilities (proc. vol. 3, pp. 153-158)
Voicu GROZA, Igor SHAROVAR, Dan IONESCU, Emil PETRIU, University of Ottawa,
Canada

2. Developments in DoS Research and Mitigating Technologies (proc. vol. 3, pp. 159-164)
Valer BOCAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Security and Denial of Service Threats in GSM Networks (proc. vol. 3, pp. 165-170)
Valer BOCAN, Vladimir CRETU, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

4. Threshold Puzzles: The Evolution of DOS-resistant Authentication (proc. vol. 3, pp.
171-176)
Valer BOCAN, "Politehnica " University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T8.2-C2.2 COMPUTER NETWORKS, DISTRIBUTED AND
REAL-TIME SYSTEMS
Chairs: Voicu GROZA, Sándor JUHÁSZ Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Fully Distributed Broadcast Algorithms for Small Clusters (proc. vol. 3, pp. 177-182)
Sándor JUHÁSZ, Ferenc KOVÁCS, Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
Hungary

2. Real-time Event Management in Distributed Control Systems (proc. vol. 3, pp. 183-186)
Gheorghe SEBESTYEN, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

3. A Practical Secure Certified E-mail Scheme (proc. vol. 3, pp. 187-190)
Victor-Valeriu PATRICIU, Ion BICA, Iustin PRIESCU, Military Technical Academy,
Bucharest, Romania

4. On The Electronic Signatures Implementation (proc. vol. 3, pp. 191-196)
Victor-Valeriu PATRICIU, Ion BICA, Iustin PRIESCU, Military Technical Academy,
Bucharest, Romania

Session T8.3-C2.3 COMPUTER NETWORKS, DISTRIBUTED AND
REAL-TIME SYSTEMS
Chairs: Victor PATRICIU, Ionel JURCA Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. The Analisys of the Evaluating Criteria in the Asynchronous Techniques Efficiency
Within the DCSP Modeling (proc. vol. 3, pp. 197-200)
Ionel MUSCALAGIU, Manuela PANOIU, Mihaela OSACI, „Politehnica" University of
Timisoara, Engineering Faculty of Hunedoara, Romania

2. Towards Building Feature-Oriented Distributed Systems (proc. vol. 3, pp. 201-206)
Dan COSMA, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Program Modeling and Analysis of Real-Time and Embedded Applications (proc.
vol. 3, pp. 207-212)
Mihai MICEA, Vladimir CRETU, Lucian PATCAS, „Politehnica" University of
Timisoara, Romania

4. Meta-Modeling Based Formal Definitions For Data Coupling In Distributed Systems
(proc. vol. 3, pp. 213-218)
Cristina MÎNDRUTA, „OVIDIUS" University of Constanta,, Romania

Session T8.4-C2.4 COMPUTER NETWORKS, DISTRIBUTED AND
REAL-TIME SYSTEMS
Chairs: Voicu GROZA, Mihai MICEA Friday, May 28 09:00-10:30

1. Asynchronous Searching Algorithms, Seen From The Perspective Of Algorithms'
Ending Detection Techniques (proc. vol. 3, pp. 219-222)
Ionel MUSCALAGIU, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Engineering Faculty of
Hunedoara, Romania,
Vladimir CRETU, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

2. Using Aspect Oriented Programming for Performance Improving of J2EE
Applications (proc. vol. 3, pp. 223-226)
Lucian GABOR, Dublin City University, Ireland,
John MURPHY, University College Dublin, Ireland

3. Parallel Algorithms Performances Evaluation Using the OpenMP Library (proc. vol.
3, pp. 227-232)
Carmen ODUBÃSTEANU, „Politehnica" University of Bucharest, Romania,
Cãtãlin TUDOSE, ITC Networks Bucharest, Romania,

4. A Distributed Algorithm for Neural Networks Training in a Network of Computers
(proc. vol. 3, pp. 233-236)
Sorin BABII, Vladimir CRETU, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania


Session T9.1-C3.1 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT. TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Aurel SOCENEANTU, Vladimir CRETU Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. An Attempt to Set the Framework of Model-Oriented Programming (proc. vol. 3, pp.
71-76)
Philippe LAHIRE, Laboratoire I3S (UNSA/CNRS), France,
Didier PARIGOT, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France,
Pierre CRESCENZO, Laboratoire I3S (UNSA/CNRS), France,
Carine COURBIS, University College London, United Kingdom,
Emanuel TUNDREA, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

2. The Guide to Implement Abstract Data Types in Java Programs (proc. vol. 3, pp. 77-82)
Dorin SIMA, University of Sibiu,Romania

3. Implementing a Metamodel-Based Model Transformation System (proc. vol. 3, pp. 89-94)
Tihamér LEVENDOVSZKY, László LENGYEL, Hassan CHARAF, Budapest
University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

4. Software Design Trade-Offs in Highly Configurable User Interface Construction (proc.
vol. 3, pp. 95-100)
Tihamér LEVENDOVSZKY, László ANGYAL, Hassan CHARAF, Budapest
University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Session T9.2-C3.2 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT. TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Philippe LAHIRE, Vladimir CRETU Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Managing Software Evolution with MECASP (proc. vol. 3, pp. 83-88)
Elaine ISNARD, Prologue Software, Paris, France,
Enrique PEREZ, Virtual Desk, Madrid, Spain,
Radu BERCARU, Alexandra GALATESCU, Vladimir FLORIAN, Laura COSTEA, Dan
CONESCU, Alexandru STANCIU, National Institute for R&D in Informatics, Romania

2. Defining Composable Components in Multi-Flow Architectures Through Structural
Constraints (proc. vol. 3, pp. 101-106)
Ioana SORA, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. The Lexicon Semantics Specification (proc. vol. 3, pp. 107-112)
Emil POPA, The University „Lucian Blaga" of Sibiu, Romania

4. Data Mining for Performance Antipatterns in Component Based Systems Using
Run-Time and Static Analysis (proc. vol. 3, pp. 113-118)
Trevor PARSONS, Dublin City University, Ireland,
John MURPHY, University College Dublin, Ireland

Session T9.3-C3.3 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT. TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Dumitru BURDESCU, Dorian GORGAN Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. Programming Control Structures in Active Objects Model (proc. vol. 3, pp. 119-122)
Dorian GORGAN, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2. Make-to-Order E-Commerce Supermarket System. Concepts and Software
Architecture (proc. vol. 3, pp. 123-126)
Costin BADICA, Dumitru BURDESCU, University of Craiova, Romania,
Gabriel VLADUT, Ciprian COMSA, Robert MITRICA, IPA SA CIFATT, Romania,
Mike ROBERTS, MRA Consultants Ltd, United Kingdom,
Lois CARTER, Huddersfield Textile Training, United Kingdom

3. Quality and Standardization in Information Technology (proc. vol. 3, pp. 127-130)
Constantin COSOVAN, Iolanda COSOVAN, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara,
Romania

4. Factoring Mechanism of Reverse Inheritance (proc. vol. 3, pp. 131-136)
Ciprian-Bogdan CHIRILA, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Pierre CRESCENZO, Philippe LAHIRE, I3S Laboratory (UNSA/CNRS), University
"Sophia Antipolis" of Nice, France
Dan PESCARU, Emanuel TUNDREA, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T9.4-C3.4 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT. TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Dorian GORGAN, Dumitru BURDESCU Friday, May 28 09:00-10:30

1. Automatic Detection of Missing Abstract Factory Design Pattern in Object Oriented
Code (proc. vol. 3, pp. 137-142)
Calin JEBELEAN, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

2. OpenGL Implementation of Boolean Operations Based on Z-Buffer Algorithm
(proc. vol.3, pp. 143-148)
Rodica BACIU, „Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu,, Romania

3. Special Management of Dialog Boxes within a Timber Construction CAD System
(proc. vol.3, pp. 149-152)
G. Cristian SAVII, Computing Approach SRL, Romania
Octavian PROSTEAN, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T10.1-C1.4 DSPs, MICROCONTROLLERS AND MICROPROCESSORS.
DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Mircea STRATULAT, Mircea POPA Friday, May 28 09:00-10:30

1. An Implementation Of FIR Filter With The Finite Precision, Fixed Point Arithmetic
(proc. vol. 4, pp. 19-22)
Jacek IZYDORCZYK, Silesian University of Technology, Poland

2. WebPic – An Embedded Internet Solution (proc. vol. 4, pp. 9-12)
Mircea POPA, Radu IGRET, Cristian LUPU, Daniela STANESCU, „Politehnica"
University of Timisoara, Romania

3. EKG Signal Processing (proc. vol. 4, pp. 13-18)
Ioana MIHU, Siemens VDO Automotive SRL, Romania
Mircea STRATULAT, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
Ioan MIHU, "Lucian Blaga" University Sibiu, Romania

4. A Programmable Autonomous Mobile Robot (proc. vol. 4, pp. 23-26)
Anca Sorana POPA, Mihai USCATESCU, Marcoane ALVIN, „Politehnica" University
of Timisoara, Romania

5. Microcontroller Based Programmable Logic Controller (proc. vol. 4, pp. 5-8)
Mircea POPA, Marius MARCU, Sebastian FUICU, Adorian JUCU, „Politehnica"
University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T11.1-C5.1 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURES, RELIABILITY AND
TESTING
Chairs: Alex DOBOLI, Mircea VLADUTIU Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. A Non-Linear Programming Based Methodology for Combined Core Placement and
Bus Synthesis under Time, Area and Energy Consumption Constraints (proc. vol. 4,
pp. 27-32)
Nattawut THEPAYASUWAN, Alex DOBOLI, State University of New York at Stony
Brook, USA

2. Printed Circuit Boards Testing Using Thermal Signatures (proc. vol. 4, pp. 33-36)
Mircea VLADUTIU, Marius MARCU, „Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. Parallel Programming using MPI Library on Message-Passing Architectures (proc.
vol. 4, pp. 37-42)
Ioan MIHU, Horia CAPRITA, Arpad GELLERT, "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu,
Romania

4. IP Multicast Access Control with IGAP Authentication Protocol (proc. vol. 4, pp. 43-
46)
Victoria IORDAN, Adrian VARAN, West University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T11.2-C5.2 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURES, RELIABILITY AND
TESTING
Chairs: Daniela POPESCU, Mircea VLADUTIU Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. An Algorithm for Testing a C-testable Carry Completion Adder (CCA) (proc. vol. 4,
pp. 47-50)
Daniela POPESCU, Corneliu POPESCU, University of Oradea, Romania


2. The Implementation of a Cache Coherency State Machine for a Split Transactions
Multiprocessor System (proc. vol. 4, pp. 51-56)
Daniela POPESCU, Corneliu POPESCU, Daniela FILIPAS, University of Oradea, Romania

3. A Shortest Path Processor for Traffic Engineering of VPN Services (proc. vol. 4, pp.
57-62)
Mohamed ABOU-GABAL, Raymond PETERKIN, Dan IONESCU, C. LAMBIRI, Voicu
GROZA, University of Ottawa, Canada

4. Optimized Data Integration (proc. vol. 4, pp. 63-66)
Dan IONESCU, Radu FABIAN, University of Ottawa, Canada,
Mircea STRUGARU, Bogdan DALIA, Mihai DRAGAN, S.C. ID-Tim Networks S.R.L.,
Romania

Session T11.3-C5.3 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURES, RELIABILITY AND
TESTING
Chairs: Ioan MIHU, Mircea VLADUTIU Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. A Java Architecture for the Control Plane of WLAN and Optical Ethernet
Internetworking (proc. vol. 4, pp. 67-72)
Marcel IONESCU, Bogdan IONESCU, Dan IONESCU, University of Ottawa, Canada

2. A Family of VLSI Circuits for Run-time Reconfigurable Computing (proc. vol. 4, pp.
73-78)
Ioan DANCEA, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada,
Voicu GROZA, Livio DANCEA, University of Ottawa, Canada

3. Simulation Based Environment for Automatic Test and Error Injection (proc. vol. 4,
pp. 79-82)
Dan SIMU, Timteh Electronics Ltd. Timisoara, Romania

Session T12.1-C4.1 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Chairs: Eugen ROVENTA, Stefan HOLBAN Thursday, May 27 10:30-12:00

1. Weighted Fusion of Changes of Belief (proc. vol. 4, pp. 105-110)
Valentina BALAS, "Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad, Romania,
Eugen ROVENTA, York University - Toronto, Canada,
T. SPIRCU, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

2. Four Functions Theorem (proc. vol. 4, pp. 83-86)
Eugen ROVENTA, York University - Toronto, Canada,
T. SPIRCU, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

3. Randomness and Prediction in Cellular Automata (proc. vol. 4, pp. 131-134)
Ioan HALALAE, "Eftimie Murgu" University of Resita, Romania

4. Boosting Synergy in Agent-Based Optimisation Tools (proc. vol. 4, pp. 119-124)
Boldur BARBAT, Sorin NEGULESCU, Constantin ZAMFIRESCU, "Lucian Blaga"
University of Sibiu, Romania

5. Pattern Recognition System (proc. vol. 4, pp. 95-98)
Eugenia IANCU, Sorin VLAD, Romulus VANCEA, Paul PASCU, University of
Suceava,, Romania

Session T12.2-C4.2 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Chairs: Barna RESKÓ, Marius CRISAN Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Artificial Neural Network based Object Tracking (proc. vol. 4, pp. 125-130)
B. RESKÓ, Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of
Sciences, Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese–Hungarian Laboratory, Hungary,
P. T. SZEMES, Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese–Hungarian Laboratory,
University of Tokyo, Japan,
P. KORONDI, Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese–Hungarian Laboratory, Budapest
University of Technology and Economics, Hungary,
P. BARANYI, Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy
of Sciences, Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese–Hungarian Laboratory, Hungary,
H. HASHIMOTO, Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese–Hungarian Laboratory,
University of Tokyo, Japan

2. Using Genetic Algorithms in MLP Neural Networks Training (proc. vol. 4, pp. 139-144)
Ecaterina VLADU, Sanda DALE, University of Oradea, Romania

3. Interpretation Of ECG Signal With A Multi-Layer Neural Network (proc. vol. 4, pp.
111-114)
Dumitru OSTAFE, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Romania

4. Optimum Number Of Hidden Layers For A Multi-Layer Neural Network (proc. vol.
4, pp. 115-118)
Dumitru OSTAFE, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Romania

Session T12.3-C4.3 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Chairs: Ioan MIHU, Marius CRISAN Thursday, May 27 16:00-17:30

1. Improved Methods of Geometric Shape Recognition using Fuzzy and Neural
Techniques (proc. vol. 4, pp. 99-104)
Ioan MIHU, Arpad GELLERT, Horia CAPRITA, "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu,
Romania

2. Fuzzy Decision Making in Preliminary Computer Aided Design (proc. vol. 4, pp. 91-94)
George SAVII, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

3. A Conversational Interface For Voice Control Of Autonomous Robots (proc. vol. 4,
pp. 87-90)
Catalin BUIU, Alexandru DUMITRASCU, "Politehnica" University of Bucharest, Romania

4. Incremental Mining of Quantitative Association Rules (proc. vol. 4, pp. 135-138)
Luminita DUMITRIU, "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania

Session T14.1-C1.2 EDUCATION AND E-LEARNING
Chairs: Mihai JALOBEANU, Carmen HOLOTESCU Thursday, May 27 12:15-13:45

1. Overcoming the Social and Technical Challenges to Virtual Scientific Collaboration
the Birth of the NASA Astrobiology Institute as a Community of Practice (proc. vol.
4, pp. 145-150)
Gail GRIMES, Claude WHITMYER, The University of the Future, California, USA

2. Implementation of Distance Learning Multimedia Courses: Case Study of
Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy (proc. vol. 4, pp. 157-160)
Florin BOTA, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

3. Networked collaborative learning: building and managing a virtual educational
community (postponed to next proc.)
Maria RANIERI, University of Florence, Italy

4. Developing a Program for Training the eTrainers (proc. vol. 4, pp. 169-174)
Carmen HOLOTESCU, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

Session T14.2-C5.5 EDUCATION AND E-LEARNING
Chairs: Carmen HOLOTESCU, Mihai JALOBEANU Friday, May 28 11:00-12:30

1. Towards Modeling a European eUniversity (proc. vol. 4, pp. 175-178)
Gabriel DIMA, Alina BORCOS, Ioana DOROBANTU, "Politehnica" University of
Bucharest, Romania,
Lourdes Gil JUBANY, Universitat Oberta di Catalunya, Spain,
George TSAKARISSIANOS, Lambrakis Research Foundation, Athens, Greece,
Walter KUGEMANN, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany,
Claudio DONDI, Scienter, Bologna, Italy

2. Standards for eLearning (proc. vol. 4, pp. 151-156)
Antoaneta Daniela STROE, National College "Mihai Eminescu"of Buzau, Romania

3. Case Study for Imperfect Knowledge Representation in Intelligent Tutoring Systems
(proc. vol. 4, pp. 161-164)
Adina COCU, University "Dunarea de Jos" of Galati, Romania

4. Aspects Regarding the Designing of IT Systems for Knowledge Evaluation Using
Web Technologies (proc. vol. 4, pp. 165-168)
Doru TILIUTE, Eugenia IANCU, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Romania

5. Educational Tool for Embedded Systems Project Development (proc. vol. 4, pp. 179-
182)
Virgil TIPONUT, Radu CACIORA, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

6. Temporal Models Used in the Design of Distributed Multimedia Tutorials (proc. vol.
4, pp. 183-186)
Mihaela BRUT, "A.I.Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania

7. Knowledge Representation Modelling Approach for Intelligent Instructional
Environments (proc. vol. 4, pp. 187-192)
Emilia PECHEANU, Luminita DUMITRIU, Cristina SEGAL, "Dunarea de Jos"
University of Galati,, Romania

Session T15.1-C4.4 SPECIAL SESSION ON MULTIMEDIA NETWORKING
Chairs: Radu VASIU, Gabriel-Miro MUNTEAN Friday, May 28 09:00-10:30

1. Quality-Oriented Adaptation Scheme (QOAS) for High Bit-rate Multimedia
Streaming (proc. vol. 4, pp. 199-204)
Gabriel-Miro MUNTEAN, Philip PERRY, Dublin City University, Ireland,
Liam MURPHY, University College Dublin, Ireland

2. Delay-Centric Handover in SCTP over WLAN (proc. vol. 4, pp. 211-216)
Andrew KELLY, Gabriel-Miro MUNTEAN, Philip PERRY, Dublin City University,
Ireland,
John MURPHY, University College Dublin, Ireland

3. Efficient Implementation for Image Processing Algorithms (proc. vol. 4, pp. 217-222)
Dan PESCARU, Muguras MOCOFAN, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

4. Fuzzy Logic Based Admission Control for GPRS/EGPRS Networks (proc. vol. 4, pp.
205-210)
Doru TODINCA, Stefan HOLBAN, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania,
Philip PERRY, Dublin City University, Ireland,
John MURPHY, University College Dublin, Ireland

5. Developing On-line IT Tools for Assessing Learning (proc. vol. 4, pp. 223-226)
Diana ANDONE, Radu VASIU, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

6. Adaptive E-learning Systems: Evaluation Issues (proc. vol. 4, pp. 193-198)
Cristina HAVA MUNTEAN, Jennifer McMANIS, Dublin City University, Ireland


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