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ICAASP 2017 : 19th International Conference on Automation in Agriculture and Soil Protection

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICAASP

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAASP 2017: 19th International Conference on Automation in Agriculture and Soil Protection aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Automation in Agriculture and Soil Protection. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Automation in Agriculture and Soil Protection.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Automation in Agriculture and Soil Protection are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICAASP 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Automation in Agriculture and Soil Protection. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Solving Weighted Number of Operation Plus Processing Time Due-Date Assignment, Weighted Scheduling and Process Planning Integration Problem Using Genetic and Simulated Annealing Search Methods
Halil Ibrahim Demir, Caner Erden, Mumtaz Ipek, Ozer Uygun
2) Investigation on the Bogie Pseudo-Hunting Motion of a Reduced-Scale Model Railway Vehicle Running on Double-Curved Rails
Barenten Suciu, Ryoichi Kinoshita
3) Hybrid Rocket Motor Performance Parameters: Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation
A. El-S. Makled, M. K. Al-Tamimi
4) Parametric Analysis and Optimal Design of Functionally Graded Plates Using Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm and a Hybrid Meshless Method
Foad Nazari, Seyed Mahmood Hosseini, Mohammad Hossein Abolbashari, Mohammad Hassan Abolbashari
5) Transmission Line Congestion Management Using Hybrid Fish-Bee Algorithm with Unified Power Flow Controller
P. Valsalal, S. Thangalakshmi
6) Power Transformer Noise, Noise Tests, and Example Test Results
E. Doğan, B. Kekezoğlu
7) Open Jet Testing for Buoyant and Hybrid Buoyant Aerial Vehicles
A. U. Haque, W. Asrar, A. A. Omar, E. Sulaeman, J. S Mohamed Ali
8) Numerical Simulation of Supersonic Gas Jet Flows and Acoustics Fields
Lei Zhang, Wen-jun Ruan, Hao Wang, Peng-xin Wang
9) Sound Insulation between Buildings: The Impact Noise Transmission through Different Floor Configurations
Abdelouahab Bouttout, Mohamed Amara
10) Heterogeneous-Resolution and Multi-Source Terrain Builder for CesiumJS WebGL Virtual Globe
Umberto Di Staso, Marco Soave, Alessio Giori, Federico Prandi, Raffaele De Amicis
11) Modeling of a Vehicle Wheel System Having a Built-in Suspension Structure Consisted of Radially Deployed Colloidal Spokes between Hub and Rim
Barenten Suciu
12) An Improved Approach for Hybrid Rocket Injection System Design
M. Invigorito, G. Elia, M. Panelli
13) Effect of Vibration Amplitude and Welding Force on Weld Strength of Ultrasonic Metal Welding
Ziad. Sh. Al Sarraf
14) Wall Pressure Fluctuations in Naturally Developing Boundary Layer Flows on Axisymmetric Bodies
Chinsuk Hong
15) Hybrid Advanced Oxidative Pretreatment of Complex Industrial Effluent for Biodegradability Enhancement
K. Paradkar, S. N. Mudliar, A. Sharma, A. B. Pandit, R. A. Pandey