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ICDFCI 2017 : 19th International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation

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: 17ZA01ICDFCI

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICDFCI 2017: 19th International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation. 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 Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation are cordially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

ICDFCI 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation. 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) Determinants of Extra Charges for Container Shipments: A Case Study of Nexus Zone Logistics
Zety Shakila Binti Mohd Yusof, Muhammad Adib Bin Ishak, Hajah Fatimah Binti Hussein
2) Experimental Study of Local Scour Depth around Cylindrical Bridge Pier
Mohammed T. Shukri
3) Improved Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization Applied to Design Problem
Kapse Swapnil, K. Shankar
4) A Method to Enhance the Accuracy of Digital Forensic in the Absence of Sufficient Evidence in Saudi Arabia
Fahad Alanazi, Andrew Jones
5) Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Gas-Liquid Phase Stirred Tank
Thiyam Tamphasana Devi, Bimlesh Kumar
6) Relocation of the Air Quality Monitoring Stations Network for Aburrá Valley Based on Local Climatic Zones
Carmen E. Zapata, José F. Jiménez, Mauricio Ramiréz, Natalia A. Cano
7) Localized and Time-Resolved Velocity Measurements of Pulsatile Flow in a Rectangular Channel
R. Blythman, N. Jeffers, T. Persoons, D. B. Murray
8) A Dynamic Equation for Downscaling Surface Air Temperature
Ch. Surawut, D. Sukawat
9) Complex Network Approach to International Trade of Fossil Fuel
Semanur Soyyiğit Kaya, Ercan Eren
10) Multi-Layer Multi-Feature Background Subtraction Using Codebook Model Framework
Yun-Tao Zhang, Jong-Yeop Bae, Whoi-Yul Kim
11) Tender Systems and Processes within the Mauritian Construction Industry: Investigating the Predominance of International Firms and the Lack of Absorptive Capacity in Local Firms
K. Appasamy, P. Paul
12) Fused Structure and Texture (FST) Features for Improved Pedestrian Detection
Hussin K. Ragb, Vijayan K. Asari
13) Generating Arabic Fonts Using Rational Cubic Ball Functions
Fakharuddin Ibrahim, Jamaludin Md. Ali, Ahmad Ramli
14) Towards a Deeper Understanding of 21st Century Global Terrorism
Francis Jegede
15) An Improved Face Recognition Algorithm Using Histogram-Based Features in Spatial and Frequency Domains
Qiu Chen, Koji Kotani, Feifei Lee, Tadahiro Ohmi