Call for Papers


The International Arab Conference on Information Technology

Yassmine Hammamet, Tunisia 

December 18-20, 2017


The International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT'2017) is a forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners to present their latest research, results, ideas, developments, and applications in all areas of information technology. ACIT'2017 will include presentations to contributed papers and state-of-the-art lectures by invited keynote speakers. Tutorials on current issues and special sessions on new trends related to information technology and software industry could be organized. This conference is considered the official scientific conference for the Colleges of Computer and Information Society, stemming from the Association of Arab Universities. The permanent General Secretariat of ACIT is hosted by Zarqa University, Zarqa, Jordan.ACIT'2017 will be organized by Zarqa University, Sfax University and Federal Association of Scientific Research, Technology and Information "FIRST". At this ACIT edition, Hackaton will be organized at the last day "Training and competition" in order to evaluate the performance of Android applications.


ACIT'2017 will be held at Yassmine Hammamet, a very beautiful town located on the northern peninsula of Cape Bon. It sits on the edge of the Gulf of Hammamet and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea. Yassmine Hammamet is best known for its wide sandy beaches and water sports, and the city was actually the first tourist attraction in Tunisia.

Yassmine Hammamet is less than one hour from the capital Tunis and its Carthage International Airport and has become a favored touristic destination. The place has everything other than its stunning beach and its good climate; it has a beautiful and charming Medina, hotels of all classes, good restaurants and many options for daytrips.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

AI & Expert Systems
Algorithms & Applications
Natural Lang. Processing (Arabic)
Computer Architecture
Computer Ethics
Computer Graphics
Computer Networks
Computer Simulation
Database Systems
Decision Support Systems
Digital Telecommunications
Geographic Information Systems
Human Computer Interaction
Information Security
Information Systems
Web semantics
IT & Society
Machine Learning
Multimedia & Image Processing
Neural Networks
Parallel & Distributed Systems
Pattern Recognition
Reliability & Fault-Tolerance
Remote Sensing
Software Engineering
Virtual Reality Systems
Pervasive & adaptive systems


Researchers should submit a full paper describing their work, maximum of 8 single-spaced double column pages that also include illustrations. The first page should include the paper title, a brief abstract, a set of keywords, and text. Be sure not to include the authors' names in your paper. The abstract should be concise and not longer than 250 words. Immediately following the abstract, no more than six keywords are to be supplied for subject indexing. Keywords should not simply be taken from the title of the paper, but should be representative of the content of the whole paper and characteristic of the terminology used within the particular field of study. The introduction of the paper must be clearly written and should explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose and the contribution of the paper. The introduction is assigned number "1", and following sections are assigned numbers as needed. A conclusion section must be included and should indicate clearly the advantages, limitations, possible applications, and future work. The references section is not assigned a number. References should be numbered in alphabetical order by the first author's last name. Citations in the text should be by number and enclosed in square brackets, e.g. [1].Electronic submission of papers as Microsoft's Word document or PDF via ACIT OpenConf is a must. ACIT OpenConf is a conference management system that automates the paper submission and the whole reviewing process. It can be accessed via ACIT web site at Any question regarding submission or the reviewing process should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . A final preparation format is available in the conference web site. Before final acceptance, all referees comments must be considered and the paper must be formatted according to ACIT camera-ready instructions that are provided in the conference web site. Accepted papers for authors who complete registration will be published in the conference proceedings.


The evaluation of submitted papers is based on the importance and usefulness of the research topic. Technical merits, novelty of the approach, soundness of results, and clarity of presentation are also considered as factors of the evaluation process. Each article will be fully refereed by a minimum of two specialized referees.


General Chairs

Monji Kherallah, Professor at University of Sfax
Mahmoud Neji, Professor at University of Sfax


Program Chair

Monji Kherallah,University of Sfax
Organizing Members
Ramzi Zouari, Sfax University
Mohamed Elleuch, Manouba University
Rania Maalej, Sfax University
Raouia Mokni, Sfax University
Anis Mezghani, Sfax University
Houcem Lahiani, Sfax University
Zeineb Neji Sfax University
Wided Baccari Sfax University


Program Committee Members

Monji Kherallah, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohamed Adel Alimi, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mahmoud Neji, Sfax University, Tunisia
Chokri Ben Amar, Sfax University, Tunisia
Najoua Ben Amara, Sousse University, Tunisia
Mohamed Ali Mahjoub, SousseUniversity, Tunisia
Nacer Kachouri, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mounir Ben Ayed, Sfax University, Tunisia
Ahmed Toumi, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohamed Masmoudi, Sfax University, Tunisia
Hefedh Trabelsi, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohamed Ellouze, Sfax University, Tunisia
Najmeddine Abdelmoula, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohamed Gargouri, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohammad Hassan, Zarqa University, Jordan
Sahnoun Zaidi, University of Constantine, Algeria
Salah Al-Rawi, Al-Anbar University, Iraq
Mohamed Ben Ammar, Northern Borders University, Rafha
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mabrouk Chaabane, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mongi Lahiani, Sfax University, Tunisia
Abdessamad Malaoui, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Beni Mellal, Morocco
Mohamed Djemel, Sfax University, Tunisia
Dorra Sellami Masmoudi, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohamed Chaabane, Sfax University, Tunisia
Lotfi Krichen, Sfax University, Tunisia
Nabil Derbel, Sfax University, Tunisia
Lotfi Kammoun, Sfax University, Tunisia
Hafedh Abid, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mounir Samet, Sfax University, Tunisia
Mohamed Chtourou, Sfax University, Tunisia



Mustafa Mansi, University of Nizwa, Oman
Abdulqader Mohsen, University of Science and Technology, Yemen
Adnan Shaout, The Univ. of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Ahmad Dalal'ah, University of Hail, KSA
Badie Sartawi, Al-Quds University, Palestine
Emad Abuelrub, Ministry of Higher, UAE
Gasm ElSeed Ibrahim, International University of Africa, Sudan
Hamed Al-Fawareh, Zarqa University, Jordan
Hasan Alshehri, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, SA
Khalid Khanfar, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, SA
Mohammed Ababneh, Al Baqa Applied University, Jordan
Mohammad Al-Haj Hassan, Zarqa University, Jordan
Aysh Alhroob, Al-Isra University, Jordan
Mohammed Elammari, University of Benghazi, Libya
Mohammad Hassan, Zarqa University, Jordan
Mohammed Odeh, University of the West of England, UK
Osama Badawy, AAST, Egypt
Ali Shatnawi, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Sahnoun Zaidi, University of Constantine, Algeria
Belal Abu Alhuda, Yarmouk University, Jordan
Talaat Mohyedin Wahby, SUST, Sudan
Thiab Taha, University of Georgia, US
Yasser El-Sonbaty, AAST, Egypt
Belaid Bouikhalene , Sultan Moulay Slimane University



Available on ACIT website:


Submission of papers: August 15, 2017.
Notification of acceptance: October 2, 2017.
Camera-ready submission & registration deadline: November 18, 2017
Hackaton Period: December 19-20, 2017
Conference period: December 18-20, 2017


Direct all Submissions to:
ACIT OpenConf
On Conference Web Site:
And for more information about submissions contact:
ACIT Secretariat, Zarqa University
P. O. Box 132010; Zarqa Code Number 13132, Jordan
Tel: +(962)-5-3821100 ext. 1452
Fax: +(962)-5-3821117
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Direct all Organizing queries to:
1/ Monji Kherallah
P. O. Box 1171; Postal Code: Faculty of Science of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia Post Office 3000 Sfax, Tunisia
Telephone: +216-23127705
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2/ Mohamed Elleuch
Telephone: +216-96500169
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