The International Conference of Intelligent Computing and Informatics (ICOICS 2021)

Welcome to the official website of the International Conference of Intelligent Computing and Informatics (ICOICS 2021). The conference will be held online on July 4-5, 2021 in connection with the International Congress of Advanced Technology and Engineering (ICOTEN 2021).

The conference will be organized by the Yemeni Scientists Research Group (YSRG) and Hadramout University.

The conference is a forum for the presentation of technological advances in the field of Intelligent Computing and Informatics. It will cover several research tracks including Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and DSS, Internet of Things (IoT), Intelligent Communication Systems, Advances in Information Security, Computational Vision and Robotics, Technology Multimedia Applications and Services, Advances in Information Systems and Health Informatics.

The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. We warmly welcome previous and prospected authors to submit your new research papers to ICOICS 2021, and share the valuable experiences with the scientists and scholars around the world.

Main Topics

The main topics are included below, but not limited to:
  • Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing
  • Data Science and Big Data Analytics
  • Business Intelligence and DSS
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Intelligent Communication Systems
  • Advances in Information Security
  • Computational Vision and Robotics Technology
  • Multimedia Applications and Services
  • Advances in Information Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Special Topics in Intelligent Computing

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission: April 30, 2021

Notification of Acceptance: May 15, 2021

Camera Ready Submission: June 01, 2021

Registration Deadline: June 15, 2021


Detailed Topics

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Knowledge Acquisition and Expert Systems
  • Design Automation
  • Reasoning and Decision Support Systems
  • Hybrid Algorithms
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Multi-Objective Optimization
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Neural Networks
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Differential Evolution
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Data mining and knowledge discovery
  • Machine learning
  • Pattern recognition
  • Big Data Analytics and data science
  • Data-driven problem solving
  • Distributed Database Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Data Warehouse
  • Knowledge Data Engineering
  • Behavioral Mining
  • Decision Trees
  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemoinforamtics
  • Web Technologies for the IoT
  • Real World Applications of IoT technology

  • Internet of Things Architecture
  • Social Acceptance of IoT Systems
  • Smart Home
  • Smart Cities
  • IoT for healthcare
  • IoT security
  • IoT Data Analytics
  • Computer Networks
  • Data Communications
  • Mobile Computing
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Networked Systems
  • Networks Architecture
  • Networks Operations and Management
  • Networks Analyzing & Programming
  • LAN & WAN Technologies
  • Internet Networks
  • Future Internet Engineering
  • Network issues in quantum technologies
  • Industrial Computer Networks
  • Networked Control Systems
  • Green Networking
  • Ad hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Vehicular Networks
  • Cloud Networking and Services
  • Access control
  • Applied cryptography
  • Biometric security
  • Data and system integrity
  • Database security

  • Distributed systems security
  • Grid security
  • Information hiding and watermarking
  • Intrusion detection
  • Key management and key recovery
  • Network security
  • Security for mobile computing
  • Trusted computing
  • Data and Network Security & Safety
  • Cryptographic Applications for Networks
  • Computer vision, AI applications
  • Computer games and animation
  • Computational geometry
  • Shape/range/motion analysis
  • Signal/image processing
  • Image matching, medical imaging
  • Pattern/face recognition
  • Architecture, languages
  • Parallel computer vision
  • Interactive computational models
  • Biological vision, alternative eyes
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainability

ICOICS 2021 Publication

All accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore.

Indexing:  SCOPUS

High quality papers will be invited to be extended and considered for publication in one of our special issues in these journals: 

  • Electronics* (Web of Science with Impact Factor: 2.412, SCOPUS).
  • International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM).  Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index - ESCI, SCOPUS).
  • Big Data Mining and Analytics (Scopus).
  • International Journal of Advances in Soft Computing and its Applications*, (Scopus).
  • International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO).
  • International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC).
  • Other journals will be included to the list.

* open access journal. 

Keynote Speakers


Professor Amin Al-Habaibeh

Professor of Intelligent Engineering, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Professor Amin Al-Habaibeh is Professor of Intelligent Engineering Systems within the Product Design team at Nottingham Trent University. Amin's research helps reshaping futures by creating a positive  impact  on individuals and society. He is the Director of the national DTA-Energy (Doctoral Training Alliance) and also the Director of Product Innovation Centre. His research and teaching activities focus on several multi-disciplinary topics in the broad area of product design and innovation, automation, energy, condition monitoring and artificial intelligence. Amin is currently leading the Innovative and Sustainable Built Environment Technologies research group (iSBET) and co-founder of the Advance Design and Manufacturing Engineering Centre (ADMEC). His international research profile and academic activities cover a wide range of countries.  Amin has strong links and collaboration with industry including eight years as the industrial placement adviser and over 25 years of industrial research and collaboration. Amin holds a PhD in Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and an MSc in Manufacturing Systems from the University of Nottingham; he also received his BSc in Industrial Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) from the University of Jordan. Before joining NTU, Amin had several industrial and academic positions including leading research roles at the University of Nottingham (Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre) and Loughborough University (Mechatronics Research Centre). Amin is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institution of Engineering and Technologies (The IET) and past chairman of the IET for the East Midlands Region and Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire local network panel. He  has acted as an external examiner at numerous UK and international universities. Amin has over 180 international publications and patents, and his research work has been highlighted by major TV channels and newspapers such as the CNN, the BBC, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Sun and The Daily Mail. 


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nabeel Alsohybe

Sana'a University, Yemen

Talk Title: Smart Governance For Smart City: Current Issues, Challenges and Trends.

Dr.Nabeel Alsohybe has graduated from San Jose State University in 1996 with a B.S. degree in Computer Science.  For several years, Dr. Nabeel worked as a "Database Administrator", and "Project Manager” for Intel Corporation in the U.S. before relocating to the Republic of Yemen where he worked for the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance of Yemen as the director of the Accounting Financial Management Information System (AFMIS) project.   For several years, he held the position as the Dean of Sana'a Community College and headed the Department of Information Systems in the Faculty of Computer and Information Technology at Sana'a University in the Republic of Yemen.  He held the Dean position of the Faculty of Computer and Information Technology at Sana'a University.  Now, Nabeel is an associate professor at Sana’a University giving management and IT lectures.  Nabeel completed a Master of Science in Telecommunications Systems Management from National University in 2001 and a PHD in Organization and Management specialized in Information Technology Management from Capella University in the United States of America in 2007.


Dr. Korhan Cengiz

Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Dr. Korhan Cengiz, PhD, SMIEEE was born in Edirne, Turkey, in 1986. He received the B.S. degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Kocaeli University, Turkey and business administration from Anadolu University, Turkey in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He took his M.S. degree in electronics and communication engineering from Namik Kemal University, Turkey in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in electronics engineering from Kadir Has University, Turkey in 2016. Since 2018, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department, Trakya University, Turkey. He is the author of over 40 articles including IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Access, Expert Systems with Applications and Knowledge Based Systems, 3 book chapters, 2 international patents and 1 book in Turkish. He serves several book and journal editorial positions in Springer, Elsevier and IEEE. He presented 10+ keynote talks in reputed IEEE and Springer Conferences about WSNs, IoT and 5G. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, statistical signal processing, indoor positioning systems, power electronics and 5G. He is Editor of the Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Associate Editor of IET Electronics Letters. He is Senior Member, IEEE since August 2020. Dr. Cengiz’ s awards and honors include the Tubitak Priority Areas Ph.D. Scholarship, the Kadir Has University Ph.D. Student Scholarship, best presentation award in ICAT 2016 Conference and best paper award in ICAT 2018 Conference. 


Dr. Afnizanfaizal Abdullah

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

I am a senior lecturer at the School of Computing, with a PhD. in Computer Science, specializing in artificial intelligence techniques for analyzing complex data. My research interest is in designing machine learning algorithms for large data analysis, in which I have published in major tiers of journals and conferences including PLOS ONE, Expert Systems with Applications, and Briefings in Functional Genomics. I believe in solving computing problems in industries and public societies. 

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