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ICMMABE 2017 : 19th International Conference on Machinery and Mechatronics for Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICMMABE

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICMMABE 2017: 19th International Conference on Machinery and Mechatronics for Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Machinery and Mechatronics for Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering. 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 Machinery and Mechatronics for Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Machinery and Mechatronics for Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering 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

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICMMABE 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Machinery and Mechatronics for Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering. 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 the conference'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) Accelerating the Uptake of Smart City Applications through Cloud Computing
Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos, Nicos Komninos, Christina Kakderi
2) Electrochemical Performance of Al-Mn2O3 Based Electrode Materials
Noor Ul Ain Bhatti, M. Junaid Khan, Javed Ahmad, Murtaza Saleem, Shahid M. Ramay, Saadat A. Siddiqi
3) Building a Scalable Telemetry Based Multiclass Predictive Maintenance Model in R
Jaya Mathew
4) Resources and Strategies towards the Development of a Sustainable Construction Materials Industry in Botswana
G. Malumbela, E. U. Masuku
5) Experimental Study on Strength and Durability Properties of Bio-Self-Cured Fly Ash Based Concrete under Aggressive Environments
R. Malathy
6) Analytics Model in a Telehealth Center Based on Cloud Computing and Local Storage
L. Ramirez, E. Guillén, J. Sánchez
7) Control Strategies for a Robot for Interaction with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Vinicius Binotte, Guilherme Baldo, Christiane Goulart, Carlos Valadão, Eliete Caldeira, Teodiano Bastos
8) Fabrication of Wearable Antennas through Thermal Deposition
Jeff Letcher, Dennis Tierney, Haider Raad
9) A Review on Cloud Computing and Internet of Things
Sahar S. Tabrizi, Dogan Ibrahim
10) A Review on Application of Phase Change Materials in Textiles Finishing
Mazyar Ahrari, Ramin Khajavi, Mehdi Kamali Dolatabadi, Tayebeh Toliyat, Abosaeed Rashidi
11) Secure Hashing Algorithm and Advance Encryption Algorithm in Cloud Computing
Jaimin Patel
12) Urban Big Data: An Experimental Approach to Building-Value Estimation Using Web-Based Data
Sun-Young Jang, Sung-Ah Kim, Dongyoun Shin
13) MAGNI Dynamics: A Vision-Based Kinematic and Dynamic Upper-Limb Model for Intelligent Robotic Rehabilitation
Alexandros Lioulemes, Michail Theofanidis, Varun Kanal, Konstantinos Tsiakas, Maher Abujelala, Chris Collander, William B. Townsend, Angie Boisselle, Fillia Makedon
14) A Compact Wearable Slot Antenna for LTE and WLAN Applications
Haider K. Raad
15) Stackelberg Security Game for Optimizing Security of Federated Internet of Things Platform Instances
Violeta Damjanovic-Behrendt

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