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ICOSSSB 2017 : 19th International Conference on Open Source Software and Small Business

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICOSSSB

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICOSSSB 2017: 19th International Conference on Open Source Software and Small Business aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Open Source Software and Small Business. 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 Open Source Software and Small Business.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Open Source Software and Small Business are cordially invited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 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. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICOSSSB 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Open Source Software and Small Business. 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) A Study on the Power Control of Wind Energy Conversion System
Mehdi Nafar, Mohammad Reza Mansouri
2) Effect of Retained Austenite Stability in Corrosion Mechanism of Dual Phase High Carbon Steel
W. Handoko, F. Pahlevani, V. Sahajwalla
3) Factors Influencing the Continuance Usage of Online Mobile Payment Apps: A Case Study of WECHAT Users in China
Isaac Kofi Mensah, Jianing Mi, Feng Cheng
4) The Effect of Cross-Curriculum of L1 and L2 on Elementary School Students’ Linguistic Proficiency: To Sympathize with Others
Reiko Yamamoto
5) The Security Trade-Offs in Resource Constrained Nodes for IoT Application
Sultan Alharby, Nick Harris, Alex Weddell, Jeff Reeve
6) Multi-Criteria Selection and Improvement of Effective Design for Generating Power from Sea Waves
Khaled M. Khader, Mamdouh I. Elimy, Omayma A. Nada
7) An 8-Bit, 100-MSPS Fully Dynamic SAR ADC for Ultra-High Speed Image Sensor
F. Rarbi, D. Dzahini, W. Uhring
8) Cognition of Driving Context for Driving Assistance
Manolo Dulva Hina, Clement Thierry, Assia Soukane, Amar Ramdane-Cherif
9) Revisiting Hospital Ward Design Basics for Sustainable Family Integration
Ibrahim Abubakar Alkali, Abubakar Sarkile Kawuwa, Ibrahim Sani Khalil
10) Development of a Multi-Factorial Instrument for Accident Analysis Based on Systemic Methods
C. V. Pietreanu, S. E. Zaharia, C. Dinu
11) Batteryless DCM Boost Converter for Kinetic Energy Harvesting Applications
Andrés Gomez-Casseres, Rubén Contreras
12) Tensile Properties of 3D Printed PLA under Unidirectional and Bidirectional Raster Angle: A Comparative Study
Shilpesh R. Rajpurohit, Harshit K. Dave
13) Towards a Security Model against Denial of Service Attacks for SIP Traffic
Arellano Karina, Diego Avila-Pesántez, Leticia Vaca-Cárdenas, Alberto Arellano, Carmen Mantilla
14) Touristification of Industrial Waterfronts: The Rocks and Darling Harbour
Ece Kaya
15) Power and Wear Reduction Using Composite Links of Crank-Rocker Mechanism with Optimum Transmission Angle
Khaled M. Khader, Mamdouh I. Elimy

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