CITS 2017: The 2017 International Conference on Computer, Information and Telecommunication Systems

July 21-23, 2017, Dalian, China

About the Conference 🔗

The 2017 International Conference on Computer, Information, and Telecommunication Systems, CITS 2017, is an international forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners to present their latest research and development results in all areas of Computer, Information, and Telecommunication Systems, CITS.

The conference will feature tutorials, technical paper presentations, and distinguished keynote speeches. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

Selected extended versions of accepted papers will be considered for Special Issues of Scholarly International Journals (indexed by SCI/EI).

CITS 2017 is over! See you in CITS 2018!

CITS 2017 is sponsored by Dalian University of Technology, China

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Technical co-sponsors

IEEE logo ComSoc logo SCS is a CITS 2017 Technical Co-Sponsor

Important Dates

  • Paper submission:
  • Author notification:
  • Camera-ready paper submission:

You can download a one-page Call For Papers (CFP).

The General Chairs' Message and Conference Program (3.2 MiB) is now available

Final Paper Submission

Papers should be written in English with a maximum paper length of 5 printed pages (10-point font, A4 size paper) including figures. For your submission you can use the standard IEEE Transactions templates for Microsoft Word or LaTeX formats found at: (Remember: A4 size)

The copyright transfer will be done by means of IEEE eCF. Please, follow instructions given in the detailed final paper preparation and submission instructions available for authors.

Papers must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF) format, using the following EDAS link:

Important Notice:

Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material and have not been submitted to any other conference at the same time (multiple submission). To learn more about this matter; visit:

Conference Registration

CITS 2017 Conference Registration

These are the available registration options. Authors can only register on-line with two payment options: credit card and bank wire (through EDAS).

RegistrationsIEEE/SCS Member3Non-member3
Full Registration2 (until June 16, 20171)€590€690
Extra Page Charge (for each page beyond 5 pages/paper) €100€100
Non-author Early Registration (until June 16, 20171)€590€690
Late (from June 17, 20171)/On Site Registration€690€790
Non-author Student Registration€250€250
Extra Banquet TicketTBDTBD
Extra Lunch TicketsTBDTBD

All attendees at CITS 2017 should make the registration. One author per paper (up to 5 pages) MUST be accompanied by one mandatory registration and the registration fee must be paid by June 16th, 2017. Each extra page will be charged at a rate of €100.


  • Author Refunds: Authors who have registered their accepted paper are not eligible for refund if decided to withdraw their paper
  • 50% Refunds: Non-authors Refund requests received before June 21, 2017
  • No Refunds: Non-authors Refund requests received after June 21, 2017 will not be eligible for a refund

1 Until/from 12am (midnight) EST

2 Registration fees covers: Entrance to all technical sessions, e-proceedings, coffee during breaks; two lunch tickets; and one banquet ticket.

3 IEEE and SCS members must keep updated their society memberships in EDAS.

How to register for CITS 2017

  1. Go to the CITS 2017 Registration at EDAS (sign in or, if you do not have an EDAS account, sign up)
    • Members of IEEE and SCS must keep updated their society memberships in EDAS (check the "update your society memberships" link) in order to register with reduced charges
    • Please specify your dietary constraints or special needs in "My Profile"
  2. Click 'Icon' of Payment by Credit Cards or Bank Wire
  3. Payment by Credit Cards
    • Enter necessary card details as well as other details (e.g. VAT numbers, affiliation address) for your invoice; then click the button of 'PAY'
  4. Payment by Bank Wire
    • CITS 2017 only use the currency of EURO for registration and paper (overlength) fees so please only apply the branch of the EDAS German bank account shown if/when you pay by bank wire.
    • While wire transfer, (1) exchange your currency to EURO first and (2) please pay the bank fees by the sender (you) (e.g. ‘wire transfer administrative fees’ etc.) to make sure the final amount of the registration fees received by the Beneficiary is [€590/€690]. Otherwise you have to transfer the difference again to make it up.
    • Wire transfers must include the name of the conference (CITS 2017) and the invoice number (xxxxxx) in the Originating Beneficiary Information (OBI) e.g. “CITS 2017, Invoice #xxxxxx”. Get the Invoice number from EDAS after Registration (though not paid yet). All necessary details will be shown when you sign up to pay by wire transfer in EDAS.
    • For wire transfer, after you upload your wire receipt to EDAS, it takes a few days for EDAS staff to update your payment status from 'unpaid' to 'paid'. If any problem occurs in EDAS, please click 'Request help' (on the bottom line of the page). The EDAS Help team is very supportive.

Any problem occurs in EDAS, please Click 'Request help' (on the bottom line of the page) and EDAS staff will reply your email in 2-3 days

Organizing Committee 🔗

General Chairs

  1. Mohammad S. Obaidat,
    Fordham Univ., USA
  2. Zhikui Chen,
    Dalian Univ. of Technology, China

Executive General Chair

  1. Kuei-Fang (Leila) Hsiao,
    Ming-Chuan Univ., Taiwan

Vice General Chair

  1. Jing Gao,
    Dalian Univ. of Technology, China

Senior Program Chair

  1. Petros Nicopolitidis,
    Aristotle Univ., Greece

Program Chairs

  1. Imad Mahgoub,
    Florida Atlantic Univ., USA
  2. Zhenqiang (Kevin) Mi,
    Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing, China
  3. Geyong Min,
    Univ. of Exter, UK
  4. Zhaolong Ning,
    Dalian Univ. of Technology, China

Publicity Chairs

  1. Lei Shu,
    Guangdong Univ. of Petrochemical Technology, China
  2. Der-Jiunn Deng,
    National Changhua Univ. of Education, Taiwan
  3. Moi Hoon Yap,
    Manchester Metropolitan Univ., UK
  4. Seungmin (Charlie) Rho,
    Sungkyul Univ., Korea
  5. Xiaochen Lai,
    Dalian Univ. of Technology, China
  6. Hongzhen Shi,
    Yunnan Minzu Univ., China

Publication Chair

  1. Daniel Cascado,
    Univ. of Seville, Spain

International Liaisons

  1. Sang-Soo (Martin) Yeo,
    Mokwon Univ., Korea
  2. Balqies Sadoun,
    Al-Balqa' Applied Univ., Jordan
  3. Hong Ji,
    BUPT, China
  4. Ching-Hsien (Robert) Hsu,
    Chung Hua Univ., Taiwan
  5. Helen Karatza,
    Aristotle Univ., Greece
  6. Haifeng Wu,
    Yunnan Minzu Univ., China

Registration Chair

  1. Kuei-Fang (Leila) Hsiao,
    Ming-Chuan Univ., Taiwan

Finance Chair

  1. Kasim Al-Aubidy,
    Philadelphia Univ., Jordan


  1. Antonio Bueno,
    Univ. of Girona, Spain

Steering Committee 🔗

  • Franco Davoli, Univ. of Genoa, Italy
  • Pascal Lorenz, Univ. of Haute Alsace, France
  • Mohammad S. Obaidat, Fordham Univ., NY, USA (Chair)
  • Jose L. Sevillano, Univ. of Seville, Spain
  • George A. Tsihrintzis, Univ. of Piraeus, Greece
  • Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada

Program Committee

  • Akan Ozgur, Koc Univ., Turkey
  • Baziana Peristera, National Technical Univ. of Athens, Greece
  • Ben-Othman Jalel, Univ. of Paris 13, France
  • Bisio Igor, Univ. of Genoa, Italy
  • Canberk Berk, Istanbul Technical Univ., Turkey
  • Caviglione Luca, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
  • Chen Yuebin, Yunnan Minzu Univ., P.R. China
  • Davoli Franco, Univ. of Genoa, Italy
  • De Cola Tomaso, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
  • Ferrari Gianluigi, Univ. of Parma, Italy
  • Garcia Manuel, Univ. of Oviedo, Spain
  • Granelli Fabrizio, Univ. of Trento, Italy
  • Guisado Jose Luis, Univ. de Sevilla, Spain
  • Guo Song, Univ. of Aizu, Japan
  • Haider Aun, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
  • Kambourakis Georgios, Univ. of the Aegean, Greece
  • Kameas Achilles, Hellenic Open Univ., Greece
  • Karatza Helen, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Kitsos Paris, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece, Greece
  • Kotulski Zbigniew, Warsaw Univ. of Technology, Poland
  • Lai Xiaochen, Dalian Univ. of Technology, China
  • Leon Carlos, Univ. of Seville, IEEE Senior Member, Spain
  • Lloret Jaime, Univ. Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Lorenz Pascal, Univ. of Haute Alsace, France
  • Louta Malamati, Univ. of Western Macedonia, Greece
  • Marchese Mario, Univ. of Genoa, Italy
  • Macedo Raimundo, UFBA, Brazil
  • Marco Alvaro, Univ. de Zaragoza, Spain
  • Mi Zhenqiang, Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. China
  • Mokdad Lynda, Univ. de Paris 12, France
  • Mouftah Hussein, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
  • Naït-Abdesselam Farid, Paris Descartes Univ., France
  • Palaigeorgiou George, Univ. of Western Macedonia, Florina School of Education, Greece
  • Papapetrou Evangelos, Univ. of Ioannina, Greece
  • Peng Jun, UTRGV - Edinburg, TX, USA
  • Psannis Kostas, Univ. of Macedonia, Greece
  • Rodrigues Joel, National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil
  • Skianis Harry, Univ. of the Aegean, Greece
  • Voyiatzis Artemios, SBA Research, Austria
  • Wang Gang, Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc., USA
  • Wu Haifeng, Yunnan Minzu Univ., P.R. China
  • Yang Laurence T., St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada
  • Zarai Faouzi, Sfax Univ., Tunisia
  • Zeadally Sherali, Univ. of Kentucky, USA

Topics of Interest 🔗

Track I: Computer Systems

  • Cloud computing
  • Cloud management
  • Cloud services
  • Computer architectures
  • Computer hardware technology
  • Computer-aided designs and technology
  • Display technology
  • Digital circuits, systems and logic design
  • Embedded systems
  • Evolutionary algorithms and computing
  • Fuzzy systems and fuzzy logic
  • Green computing
  • Grid computing and architectures
  • Hardware and software co-design
  • High-performance computing
  • Input/Output systems
  • Low-power computer technology
  • Memory systems
  • Mobile computing
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Object Oriented Languages
  • Operating system and middleware for mobile computing and networking
  • Performance evaluation
  • Pervasive computing
  • Real-time systems and simulations
  • Reconfigurable computing
  • System integration
  • Systems on chip (SoC)
  • Scientific computing algorithms
  • Soft computing
  • Software design, verification and validation
  • Software performance and engineering
  • Social networking and computing
  • VLSI design

Track II: Information Technology

  • Agents and multi-agents systems
  • Artificial intelligence and expert systems
  • Adaptive learning automata
  • Bioinformatics and biological computing and engineering
  • Database and data warehouses
  • Data mining
  • Future web
  • e-Government
  • e-Commerce
  • e-Health
  • e-Learning and adaptive learning
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)
  • Global positioning systems (GPS)
  • Human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • Network systems, proxies and servers
  • Neural networks
  • Protocols and standards
  • RF technology and control error correction
  • Signal and image processing
  • System engineering
  • Telematics
  • Web-Based Simulation Applications

Track III: Web Technologies

  • Accessibility issues and Technology
  • Data Fusion
  • Digital Libraries
  • Content transformation and adaptation in proxy server
  • Metadata and metamodeling
  • Multimedia
  • Ontology and semantic web
  • Personalized web sites/Web site classification and optimization
  • Portal strategies
  • Quality recommendation for software service provisioning
  • Service oriented architecture
  • System integration
  • User modeling
  • Usability and ergonomics
  • Web analytics
  • Web services and engineering
  • Web interfaces and applications
  • Web searching, browsing and ranking
  • Web information retrieval
  • Web intelligence
  • Web performance measurement, modeling and caching
  • XML and data management

Track IV: Networking Systems

  • Bio-inspired and nature-inspired solutions in wireless ad hoc and sensor networks
  • Broadband access technologies
  • Cognitive radio
  • Cross-layer design for mobile and wireless networks
  • Dynamic spectrum management
  • Disruption tolerant networks
  • Energy-efficient networks
  • Future Internet
  • Hybrid networks
  • Medium access control protocols
  • Network management
  • Network services and protocols
  • Optical networks
  • Opportunistic networks
  • Personal area networks
  • Performance-oriented design and evaluation focused on networks and mobile applications
  • Quality of service provisioning
  • Routing protocols
  • Sensor networks
  • Smart grids
  • Testbed design and implementation
  • Traffic Eng. & measurements
  • Under water networks
  • 60 GHz networking
  • Wireless networks

Track V: Telecommunications Systems

  • Adaptive communications
  • Channel estimation
  • Cognitive vehicular ad hoc networks
  • Cooperative communications
  • Channel coding
  • Interference management
  • Massive MIMO systems
  • Modulation techniques
  • MIMO systems
  • Novel applications enabled by telecommunication networking systems
  • OFDM communications
  • Power line communication
  • Satellite communication
  • Spread-spectrum communications
  • UWB communications
  • Wireless broadcasting
  • Wireless communication

Track VI: Security Systems

  • Authentication and access control
  • Biometrics systems
  • Computer and communication security
  • Cryptography and cryptanalysis
  • Digital watermarking, fingerprinting, and traitor tracing schemes
  • Detection analysis and prevention of malware
  • Denial of service issues
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • Information systems security
  • Keystroke dynamic systems
  • Multimedia security
  • Network security
  • Network systems forensics
  • Operating systems security
  • Program security
  • Physical security
  • Privacy enhancing technologies
  • Public-key infrastructure systems
  • Quantum cryptography
  • Security of e-Systems and applications
  • Security modeling, tools & simulation
  • Security of personal area networks
  • Security of WiFi and WiMax systems
  • Security of web systems
  • Secure PHY and MAC protocols
  • User & location privacy
  • Virtual Private Network systems
  • Vulnerability and Virus analysis
  • Vulnerability and attack modeling
  • Web security and privacy
  • Web-based application security

Location and Venue 🔗

CITS 2017 will take place in the Software School, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian.
Address: No. 321, Tuqiang Street, Economic and Technological Development Zone, Dalian.
Chinese Address:大连经济技术开发区图强街321号大连理工大学软件学院

Travel and Accomodation 🔗

Travel Information

From: Dalian Zhou ShuiZi International Airport

Chinese name for taxi: 大连周水子国际机场
Taxi: approximately 44 minutes, 86 RMB, 34km.

From: Dalian Railway Station

Chinese name for taxi: 大连火车站
Taxi: approximately 45 minutes, 90RMB, 35.5km.

From: Dalian port passenger station

Chinese name for taxi: 大连湾新港客运站
Taxi: approximately 22 minutes, 31RMB, 13.1km.

From: Dalian North Railway Station

Chinese name for taxi: 大连北站(高铁站)
Taxi: approximately 28 minutes, 54RMB, 23.1km.

Accommodation Information

Conference attendees should contact the selected hotel directly in order to make reservation.

  1. Inn Fine Hotel

    Chinese name for taxi: 大连银帆宾馆(大连 开发区区 金马路135号)
    Travel Information from venue: 7km, about 13minutes and 20 RMB for taxi
    Average Price: 550RMB
    Order website: 携程Ctrip, Agoda, Expedia

  2. Yifeng Harbour Hotel

    Chinese name for taxi: 大连亿锋豪景酒店(大连开发区金马路169号)
    Travel Information from venue: 7km, about 13minutes and 20 RMB for taxi.
    Average Price: 450RMB
    Order website: 携程Ctrip, Booking

  3. Kerren Hotel Dailan

    Chinese name for taxi: 大连凯伦饭店(大连 开发区 金马路186号)
    Travel Information from venue: 7km, about 13minutes and 20 RMB for taxi
    Average Price: 450RMB
    Order website: 携程Ctrip, Booking

Note: Relating to Hotel information, please contact with Dan Lin <>

Promote CITS 2017

Help to promote CITS 2017

Help us make CITS 2017 a success!

More attendees means better discussions and a richer experience for everyone.

  • Pass the word about CITS 2017 to your colleagues and friends and encourage them to participate or simply attend
  • Announce CITS 2017 through your contacts, mailing lists, blogs, newsgroups and online forums

Linking to the conference website

You can use the following code to link to us from your site:

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It will show this colorful 240×60-pixel linked image:
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Mentioning CITS 2017 in social media

Please use "CITS2017" (one word) if you refer the conference (e.g. use the hashtag #CITS2017 in Twitter) and link to the main webpage:

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