Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. H. Diab, and G. Awada, “The Effect of MLearning and WhatsApp Application on Improving Learners’ Critique Writing skills and Perceptions towards Learning,” 9th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2016), Seville, Spain, November 14-16, 2016.
  2. G. Awada, H. Diab, and K. Faour, “Effect of Google Earth and ePals Technological Models on Enhancing the Perceptions, Geographical Research Skills and Oral Presentation Proficiency of EFL Learners,”International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS) International Conference for Education, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 23-27 May 2016.
  3. H. Diab, “Education and Cultural Diplomacy,” The ICD Annual InternationalConference on Cultural Diplomacy 2012: The Power of Art & Culture to Promote Democracy & Global Peace, Berlin, Germany, December 13-16, 2012.
  4. H. Diab, “Liberal Education as a Program of Study: Case of Lebanon,” 3rdInternational Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 17-22, 2012.
  5. H. Diab, M. Itani, I. Damaj, and S. Kasbah, “Parallel Serpent under MorphoSys,” The 2nd World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE2011), Changchun, China, September 20-22, 2011. Recent Advances in Computer Science and Information Engineering, Qian et al. (eds.), LNEE, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012, vol 4, pp. 767-778.
  6. G. Ghaith, and H. Diab, “Twenty-First Century Skills in Higher Education: A Framework for Curriculum and Instruction,” International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) National Conference for Academic Disciplines, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 7-10, 2011.
  7. H. Diab, I. Damaj and W. Haffar-Habbal, “CGLT: An effective computer-based learning tool,” The 2nd International Conference on Computer Research and Development (ICCRD 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 7-10, 2010.
  8. H. Diab, A. Kashani and A. Nasri, “Cache replacement engine: A fuzzy logic approach,” The 2009 International Conference on the Current Trends in Information Technology (CTIT09), Dubai, UAE, December 15-16, 2009.
  9. I. Damaj, S. Hamade, and H. Diab, “Efficient tiny hardware cipher under Verilog,” 2008 High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HPCS’08), Nicosia, Cyprus, June 3-6, 2008.
  10. S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “Mapping and performance analysis of lookup table implementations on reconfigurable platform,” The 5th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA-07), Amman, Jordan, May 13-16, 2007.
  11. S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “Instruction-Set extension for cryptographic applications on reconfigurable platform,” The 6th International Workshop on System-on-Chip for Real-Time Applications (IWSoC), pp. 173-178, Cairo, Egypt, December 27-29, 2006.
  12. S. Majzoub, R. Saleh, and H. Diab, “Reconfigurable platform evaluation through application mapping and performance analysis,” The 6th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT’2006), Vancouver, Canada, August 27-30, 2006.
  13. I. Damaj, and H. Diab, “Serpent cryptography on static and dynamic reconfigurable hardware,” ACS/IEEE Conference (AICCSA-06),Dubai/Sharjah, UAE, March 8-11, 2006. http://www.cs.utk.edu/aiccsa06/
  14. M. Ohannessian, G. Choueiter, and H. Diab, “A novel parallel architecture for local histogram equalization,” Visual Communications & Image Processing (VCIP’2005), Beijing, China, 12-15 July 2005. http://research.microsoft.com/asia/vcip2005/index2.htm
  15. Z. Itani, H. Diab, and H. Artail, “Efficient pull based replication and synchronization for mobile databases,” IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS’2005), Santorini, Greece, 11-14 July, 2005.
  16. Z. Itani, H. Diab, and H. Artail, “Optimistic pull based replication for mobile databases,” IEEE International Conference on Wireless Networks, Communications, and Mobile Computing (WirelessCom 2005), International Symposium on Mobile Database Access and Design, Maui, Hawaii, USA, 13-16 June, 2005.
  17. M. Itani, and H. Diab, “Reconfigurable computing for RC6 cryptography,”2004 ACS/IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS’2004), pp. 121-127, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, July 19-23, 2004.
  18. H. Diab, and M. Itani, “MARS cryptography on dynamic reconfigurable systems,” Applied Simulation and Modelling (ASM 2004) International Conference, pp. 433-438, Rhodes, Greece, June 28-30, 2004.
  19. H. Diab, and M. Al-Khalidy, “Performance Evaluation of IPv6 Routing on RC Systems,” Applied Simulation and Modelling (ASM 2004) International Conference, pp. 481-483, Rhodes, Greece, June 28-30, 2004.
  20. M. Al-Khalidy, H. Diab, and S. Majzoub, “MorphoSys implementation of MD5 hash algorithm,” International Conference on Current Issues in Business and Information Technology, Beirut, Lebanon, May 21-22, 2004.
  21. M. Al-Khalidy, and H. Diab, “Performance Evaluation Reed-Muller on Morphosys,” International Conference on Current Issues in Business and Information Technology, Beirut, Lebanon, May 21-22, 2004.
  22. M. Itani, and H. Diab, “Serpent cryptography on reconfigurable hardware,”International Conference on Current Issues in Business and Information Technology, Beirut, Lebanon, May 21-22, 2004.
  23. H. Diab, and S. Majzoub, “Linear filtering using reconfigurable computing,”ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICSSA’03), Tunisia, July 14-18, 2003.
  24. S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “Twofish algorithm on MorphoSys: mapping and performance analysis,” ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICSSA’03), Tunisia, July 14-18, 2003.
  25. H. Diab, and I. Damaj, “New digital coding algorithms under Morphosys,”The 6th Saudi Engineering Conference “Engineering & Engineering Education: Facing Current Challenges,” Volume 4, pp. 73-82, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, December 14-17, 2002,
  26. I. Damaj, S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “2D and 3D computer graphics algorithms under MorphoSys,” The 12th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2438 (LNCS 2438), pp. 1076-1079, Montpellier, France, September 2-4, 2002.
  27. H. Diab, and I. Damaj, “Architectural modifications for optimizing mappings on the MorphoSys RC system,” The 2002 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA’02), vol. III, pp. 1528-1534, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 24-27, 2002.
  28. I. Kaysi, H. Diab, and F. Mrad, “Simulation of a driver guidance system,” 9thInternational Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, pp. 889-894, Taipei, Taiwan, April 3-5, 2002.
  29. P. Renno, H. Diab, and I. Damaj, “A Web based training tool on GSM switching subsystems,” International Conference on Research Trends in Science and Technology (RTST 2002), pp. 453-457, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon, March 4-6, 2002.
  30. H. Diab, I. Damaj, and A. Zomaya, “New applications on state-of-the-art RC multiprocessing systems,” International Conference on Research Trends in Science and Technology (RTST 2002), pp. 333-343, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon, March 4-6, 2002.
  31. I. Damaj, and H. Diab, “Graphics acceleration of composite transformations using reconfigurable computing,” The 13th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM’2001), Rabat, Morocco, pp. 226-229, October 29-31, 2001.
  32. I. Damaj, and H. Diab, “Performance analysis of some geometrical transformation algorithms using reconfigurable computing,” International Symposium on Innovation in Information and Communication Technology (ISIICT 2001), Philadelphia University, Amman, Jordan, pp. 249-261, September 26-27, 2001.
  33. I. Damaj, and H. Diab, “Performance analysis of extended vector-scalar operations using reconfigurable computing,” ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA’2001), Beirut, Lebanon, pp. 227-232, June 25-29, 2001.
  34. H. Diab, W. Haffar-Habbal, and I. Damaj, “Computer graphics educational toolkit,” On The Use of Information Technology in Higher Education In Arab Countries Conference, Notre Dame University, Louaize, Lebanon, March 12-13, 2001.
  35. H. Diab, E. Abdennour, and N. Mansour, “Spreadsheet model for MorphoSys RC array,” The 7th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS’2K), Kaslik, Lebanon, pp. 66-69, vol. 1, December 17-20, 2000.
  36. E. Abdennour, H. Diab, and F. Kurdahi, “FIR filter mapping and performance analysis on Morphosys,” The 7th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS’2K), Kaslik, Lebanon, pp. 99-102, vol. 1, December 17-20, 2000.
  37. I. Damaj, J. Saade, and H. Diab, “Performance testing of refrigerators using fuzzy inference methodology under LabVIEW®,” The 7th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS’2K), Kaslik, Lebanon, pp. 697-700, vol. 2, December 17-20, 2000.
  38. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Simulation-based modeling in cache design performance analysis,” The 10th International Conference on Computing and Information (ICCI’2000), Kuwait, November 18-21, 2000.
  39. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Performance-oriented design of cache memory using fuzzy replacement policy,” The 2000 Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS’2K), Vancouver, Canada, July 16-20, 2000.
  40. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “The introduction of fuzzy methodology to computer architecture design,” International Conference on Research Trends in Science and Technology (RTST’2000), Beirut and Byblos, Lebanon, pp. 387-395, March 6-8, 2000.
  41. H. Diab, U. Furbach, and H. Tabbara, “On the use of fuzzy techniques in cache memory management,” 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Informatics (CS&I’2000), February 27 – March 3, 2000, Atlantic City, NJ, USA.
  42. H. Diab, H. Tabbara, and W. Smari, “Fuzzy logic in memory arbiters of multiprocessor systems,” 1st International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI’99), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, pp. 36-41, November 4-6, 1999.
  43. H. Diab, “Case method for the application of spreadsheets for computer engineering education,” 16th Int’l Conference on Case Method Research and Application, World Association for Case Method Research & Case Method Application (WACRA), Caceres, Spain, pp. 165-170, July 3-8, 1999.
  44. A. El-Hajj, H. Diab, and M. Hazim, “An improved MSI logic circuits simulation method using spreadsheets,” IASTED International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 491-494, May 5-8, 1999.
  45. H. Diab, S. Khoury, A. El-Hajj, and W. Smari, “Performance evaluation of parallel processing sub-systems using neural networks,” 10th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp.676-680, October 28-31, 1998.
  46. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Dynamic allocation of buffer space in smart multistage interconnection networks,” 4th International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 18-23, 1998.
  47. H. Diab, S. Khoury, and A. El-Hajj, “Simulation of dynamic systems using distributed multicomputer architectures,” IASTED International Conference on Networks and Communication Systems, Pittsburgh, pp. 3-8, May 13-16, 1998.
  48. H. Diab, C. Farhat, A. El-Hajj, and H. Tabbara, “A resource optimization tool for multiple SIMD machines,” IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, pp. 415-419, May 13-16, 1998.
  49. H. Diab, A. El-Hajj, C. Farhat, and H. Tabbara, “Performance visualization for parallel processing systems,” IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, pp. 400-404, May 13-16, 1998.
  50. I. Kaysi, H. Diab, and F. Mrad, “Introducing a computer-based traffic control systems in post-war Beirut,” Second Regional Conference of the ASCE-SAS, Beirut, Lebanon, pp. 721-734, November 16-18, 1995.
  51. H. Diab, H. Tabbara, and N. Mansour, “The effect of the number of PEs on the performance of dynamic dataflow computers,” Seventh IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Washington, D.C., USA, pp. 407-410, October 18-21, 1995.
  52. J. Kawash, N. Mansour, and H. Diab, “General applicability of genetic and simulated annealing algorithms for data mapping,” Seventh IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Washington, D.C., pp. 205-228, October 18-21, 1995.
  53. H. Diab, F. Mrad, I. Kaysi, and H. Tabbara, “A customized low-cost traffic light controller,” International Conference on Signals and Systems, Algiers, Algeria, pp. II.11-II.15, September 24-26, 1994.
  54. H. Diab, A. Mughrabi, and C. Farhat, “Performance analysis of cache-based systems,” IEEE TENCON ’94 “Frontiers of Computer Technology“, Singapore, pp. 496-500, vol. 1, August 22-26, 1994.
  55. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “On the performance of a class of MSIMD systems,” Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Toronto, Canada, pp. MM10.3.1-MM10.3.4, September 13-16, 1992.
  56. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Performance evaluation of a class of MIMD systems with cache,” 1992 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Reno, Nevada, USA, July 27-30, 1992.
  57. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “The effect of inter-PE communication network configuration on the performance of array computers,” 25th Annual Simulation Symposium, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp.164-171, April 6-9, 1992.
  58. H. Diab, F. Moukalled, and H. Shaar, “Using PCs for network-based multiprocessing,” 1991 Australian Computer Conference, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 171-180, October 6-10, 1991.
  59. H. Diab, W. Ali-Ahmad, S. Badaoui-Najjar, R. Debouk, D. Ismail, and A. Safadi, “Micro-Piler: A tool for the simulation of intelligent controllers,” 1991 Australian Computer Conference, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 159-170, October 6-10, 1991.
  60. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Simulation of pipelined SISD systems,” 1991 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Baltimore, USA, pp. 191-193, July 22-24, 1991.
  61. G. Ayoub, H. Diab, M. Chafic, A. Sadka, F. El-Hajj Shehadeh, and G. Al-Moatasem, “Fractal simulation of flocculation in water treatment,” 1991 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Baltimore, USA, pp. 1137-1139, July 22-24, 1991.
  62. H. Diab, G. Ayoub, N. Abboud, W. Chaer, and A. Safa, “Underground seepage simulation,” 1990 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, pp. 581-584, July 16-18, 1990.
  63. H. Diab, G. Ayoub, N. Abboud, W. Chaer, and A. Safa, “Sedimentation simulation in settling tanks using fractals,” 1990 EUROPEAN Simulation Multiconference, Nuremberg, West Germany, pp. 112-115, June 10-13, 1990.
  64. H. Diab, and I. Demashkiyyah, “Microprocessor system simulation,” 1989 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., pp. 894-895, July 24-27, 1989.
  65. H. Diab, “Real-time simulation of the visual systems of a flight simulator by using a parallel processing computer organization,” 1989 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., pp. 838-839, July 24-27, 1989.
  66. H. Diab, “Real-time simulation of the load flow model of power systems using a distributed computer system configuration,” 1988 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Seattle, U.S.A., pp. 321-324, July 25-28, 1988.
  67. H. Diab, “A digital logic simulator as a teaching package,” Second International Conference on Micro-Electronic Engineering and its Application in Microcomputers in Developing Countries, Menouf, Egypt, pp. 199-202, December 20, l987.