Accepted Papers

  • Impact of knowledge management for improving the staff performance on taking better decision in pharmacy
    Fawziya Al-Balushi Middle East College Muscat, Oman
    ABSTRACT

    The process of knowledge management which includes sharing, generation, and capturing of information can help improve the workings of the pharmaceutical industry and help in better decision making. When the information is delivered on time to the right person it can result effective and efficient decision making.

  • PREDICTION OF SOFTWARE CHANGE REQUESTS
    Nico A. Hillah DESI, University of Lausanne. Internef 1015 Lausanne.
    ABSTRACT

    In this paper, we answer the question on how to predict the type of change requests agile-scrum developed systems will encounter. We do this by classifying the change requests according to their triggers factors. We use the EVOLIS conceptual framework to do this classification. By doing so, we provide a repository mining steps that software maintenance teams can put in place to identify the main causes of the change request in their application and to predict future change requests in their applications.

  • NEW APPROACH FOR MOBILITY MANAGEMENT IN OPENFLOW/SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKS
    Nouri OMHENI, Amina GHARSALLAH and Faouzi ZARAI New Technologies and Telecommunications Systems Research Unit, Department of Telecommunications, National School of Electronics and Telecommunications of Sfax, Tunisia
  • ABSTRACT

    The Software-Defined Networking (SDN) paradigm predicts that the evolution of cellular and wireless networks will bring a considerable increase of two factors, the densification of the Radio Access Network (RAN) part and the progressive demand for traffic. This rapid evolution has led to the emergence of extremely complicated systems,where a large number of logic modules must interact to lead to the desired behavior and the desired quality of service. The key advantage of SDNs is the simplicity of networking and the deployment of new mechanisms and applications. Furthermore, the programmable aspect on the traffic and devices in SDNs makes them more efficient and flexible than traditional networks. In this context, Distributed Mobility Management (DMM) has been recently presented as a new trend to solve the issues of the today’s mobility management protocols. In this paper, we propose a partially distributed Mobility Management for OpenFlow/SDN networks. According to simulation results, our approach guarantees a significant reduction of the number of handover and the signaling cost.