International Conference on Wireless Intelligent, and Distributed Environment for Communication
Niagara Region, Canada -- October 11-13, 2023

Program

WIDECOM 2023 Program


Wednesday - October 11, 2023

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM

Conference Opening

Chair: Dr. Glaucio H.S. Carvalho, General Co-Chair

9:40 AM - 10:45 AM

Keynote Speech I

Privacy, security, and safety concerns for consumer-based Small-Scale Internet of Things
Dr. Benjamin Yankson, Department of Cybersecurity at the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity (CEHC), Albany University, SUNY, USA

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Technical Session #1 (2 papers)

Chair: Dr. Robson de Grande, Brock University, Canada
Paper 1: Location Based Clustering Approach for Next Hop Selection in Opportunistic Networks
Amit Dutta, Satya Jyoti Borah, Jagdeep Singh
Paper 2: Differential Evolution Based Weighted Voting Stacking Ensemble Classifier for Highly Skewed Binary Data Distribution
Kgaugelo Moses Dolo1, Ernest Mnkandla

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:25 PM

Technical Session #2 (3 papers)

Chair: Dr. Naser Ezzati-Givan, Brock University, Canada
Paper 3: Towards a lightweight cryptographic key management system in IoT sensor networks
Ado Adamou Abba Ari, Mounirah Djam-Doudou, Arouna Ndam Njoya, Hortense, Boudjou Tchapgnouo, Nabila Labraoui, Ousmane Thiare, Wahabou Abdou, Abdelhak Mourad Gueroui
Paper 4: Edge Clustering and Communication Efficiency with GNNs in Internet of Vehicles
Jessica Graham, Anthony Medico, Renata Dividino, and Robson E. De Grande
Paper 5: Discrete planar two-watchtower problem for k-visibility
Yeganeh Bahoo, Somnath Kundu, Rudaba Syed

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM

Break

3:45 PM - 5:10 PM

Technical Session #3 (3 papers)

Chair: Dr. Isaac Woungang, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Paper 6: Towards Intra-cluster Data Prediction in IoT for Efficient Energy Consumption
Arouna Ndam Njoya, Innocent Emmanuel Batouri Maidadi, Ado Adamou Abba Ari, Wahabou Abdou, Sondes Khemiri Kallel, Ousmane Thiare, Abdelhak Mourad Gueroui, Emmanuel Tonye
Paper 7: An AI-Enabled Vehicle Surveillance System to Tracking Entrance, Exit and Parking of Vehicles on the Campus of the University of Technology, Jamaica, Papine Campus
Dinito Thompson, Andrew Giscombe, Khadesha Armstrong, Nicholai Witter, Jordan Murray, David W. White, Christopher Panther, Shaula Edwards-Braham
Paper 8: Dungeons, Dragons, and Data Breaches: Analyzing AI Attacks on Various Network Configurations
Kevin Olenic and Sheridan Houghtenh


Thursday - October 12, 2023

9:40 - 10:45 AM

Keynote Speech II

Intent Based Networking and Intelligent Network Assurance in Next Generation Networks
Professor Aris Leivadeas, Department of Software and IT Engineering, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montreal, Canada

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Technical Session #4 (2 papers)

Chair: Dr. Glaucio H.S. Carvalho, Brock University, Canada
Paper 9: Q-Learning based Underwater Sensor Networks Routing Protocol for Pollution Monitoring
Simon Chege and Tom Walingo
Paper 10: Flood forecasting in the Far-North region of Cameroon: A comparative study of machine learning and deep learning methods
Ado Adamou Abba Ari, Francis Yongwa Dtissibe, Arouna Ndam Njoya, Hamadjam Abboubakar, Abdelhak Mourad Gueroui, Ousmane Thiare, Alidou Mohamadou

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:25 PM

Technical Session #1 (2 papers)

Chair: Dr. Robson de Grande, Brock University, Canada
Paper 11: Performance Evaluation of Data Stream Clustering Algorithm on Parameter Specification
Tajudeen Akanbi Akinosho, Elias Tabane, Wang Zenghui
Paper 12: A Multifactorial Approach to Explain Risk Features for Predicting Survival Rate of Heart Failure
Ling Xue and Wei Lu
Paper 13: Detecting DDoS Attacks in the Internet of Medical Things Through Machine Learning Based Classification
Brandon Peddle, Wei Lu, and Qiaoyan Yu

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Tutorial

Resource allocation mechanisms in vehicular fog: Concepts, Challenges, and validation
Professor Douglas Dias Lieira, Federal Institute of São Paulo (IFSP) &
Professor Rodolfo Ipolito Meneguette, Department of Computer System, University of São Paulo (USP).

5:00 PM - 5:10 PM

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