September 25-27, 2014 – Orlando, Florida
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Information Technology, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Computer Science Division Chairs:

Sam Khoury, Athens State University
Sabah Tamimi, Al Ghurair University, UAE


ITC 401: Topics in Medical Computing
Session Chair: Mahmoud Al-Odeh (Bemidji State University)

Time and Place: Friday, September 26, 9:30am-11:30am, Cypress 4

Paper #062
Scratch for Arduino: Exergaming Development
Alka Harriger, Purdue University; Mayari Serrano, Purdue University

Paper #065
Using Flowchart Programming to Create Exergames
Mayari Serrano, Purdue University; Alka Harriger, Purdue University

Paper #076
A Prototype Distributed Framework for Identification and Alerting for Medical Events in Home Care
Gary Holness, Delaware State University; Leon Hunter, Delaware State University

Paper #078
Wearable Ambulatory 2-Channel EEG Neuro-monitor Platform for Real-life Engagement Monitoring Based on Brain Activities at the Prefrontal Cortex
Sergi Consul-Pacareu, University of Memphis; Ruhi Mahajan, University of Memphis; Md Nazmus Sahadat, University of Memphis; Bashir Morshed, University of Memphis

Abstract #143
Applied Engineering Models Suggesting Strategies to Reduce Causalities during a School Active Shooter Event
Eric Dietz, Purdue University; Adam Kirby, Purdue University; Charles Anklam, Purdue University; Filipo Sharevski, Purdue University


ITC 402: Topics in Information Technology—Security and Risk Management
Session Chair: Faruk Yildiz (Sam Houston State University)

Time and Place: Friday, September 26, 1:00pm-2:45pm, Cypress 3

Big Data—Theoretic Advancements for Probabilistic Risk Assessment
Zahra Mohaghegh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Paper #008
A Comprehensive and Open Framework for Classifying Incidents Involving Cyber-Physical Systems
William Miller, Brigham Young University; Dale Rowe, Brigham Young University; Richard Helps, Brigham Young University; Ross Woodside, Brigham Young University

Paper #043
Leveraging Next-Generation Virtualization Technologies for Advanced Malware Analysis in the Classroom
Dale Rowe, Brigham Young University; Laura Wilkinson, Brigham Young University

Paper #081
Risk Management Framework in Cloud Computing Security in Business and Organization
Ibraheem Kateeb, North Carolina A&T State University; Madallah Almadallah, North Carolina A&T State University

Paper #087
Information Security Risks Awareness Based on Categories
Syed Raza, Trenholm State Technical College


ITC 403: Topics in Information Technology—FEA Software and Desktop VR Frameworks
Session Chair: Ali Eydgahi (Eastern Michigan University)

Time and Place: Saturday, September 27, 8:30am-10:30am, Cypress 2

Regulatory Compliance Software Development: Inevitability, Methods, Hopes and Concerns
Peter Knoke, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Paper #036
Development of Casual 2D Game Laboratory Exercises in Introductory Computer Graphics Programming Course
Ge Jin, Purdue University Calumet; Magesh Chandramouli, Purdue University Calumet

Paper #050
Geometry and Graphics for Developing a Multimodal Multidimensional Desktop Virtual Reality Framework
Magesh Chandramouli, Purdue University Calumet; Gary Bertoline, Purdue University; Isam Abdul Qader Elbadwi, University of Hail (SAUDI ARABIA)

Abstract #113
Evaluation of Finite-Element Analysis Software Packages by Accuracy and Efficiency
Samson Lee, Central Michigan University

Abstract #117
Virtual Simulation on the Web
Samir Akhrouf, Adel Merabet, Djamel Boubetra, Larbi Selmani, Boubetra Abdelhak, Bordj Bou Arreridj University (ALGERIA)


ITC 404: Topics in Information Technology—Organizational Redesign and Project Management
Session Chair: Tara Cavalline (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)

Time and Place: Saturday, September 27, 8:30am-10:30am, Cypress 3

Paper #046
A Case Study: Redesigning the Organizational Structure of a Project-Driven Company
Mohsen Hamidi, Utah Valley University; Tammy Parker, Utah Valley University; Kambiz Farahmand, North Dakota State University 

Paper #061
PMO, Its Impact on Project Success, and Measuring Its Performance
Saurabh Godbole, Purdue University

Abstract #107
Bench-top and Industrial Metal Lathes: Different and Similar, but Needed in Technology Education
Alex Johnson, University of North Dakota; Dave Yearwood, University of North Dakota

Abstract #109
The Cost of Quality in Military Information Technology Products
Kevin Dittman, Purdue University; Robert Bott, Purdue University

Abstract #145
Organizational Impacts of Participation in Development of Industry-Level Technology Roadmaps
Austin Cheney, Eastern Illinois University; Kenneth Pence, Vanderbilt University; David Dilts, Dilts & Partners, LLC


ITC 405: Topics in Information Technology—Business Intelligence and Decision Making
Session Chair: Mohammed Abdallah (State University of New York Institute of Technology)

Time and Place: Saturday, September 27, 10:45am-12:30pm, Cypress 1

A Critical Thinking Aspect of Systems Thinking versus Analytical Thinking
Nicholas Twigg, Coastal Carolina University

Paper #026
The Future of Business Intelligence
Ibraheem Kateeb, North Carolina A&T State University; Shahbaz Humayun, North Carolina A&T State University; Dalal Bataweel, North Carolina A&T State University

Paper #069
The Evolution of Business Intelligence
Ibraheem Kateeb, North Carolina A&T State University; Dalal Bataweel, North Carolina A&T State University

Paper #071
Perceptions of Employers towards Hiring Ex-Offenders with Online Degrees
Emily Crawford, Southern Wesleyan University; Maurice McBride-Owens, Paine College

Abstract #119
Systematic Integration of Computer Simulation and Laboratory Tests for Cost Effective and Valid Experimentation
Mekonnen Tesfu, Cooperative State University of Baden-Württemberg (GERMANY)


ITC 406: Topics in Medical Technology—Identity Theft and Drug Delivery Systems
Session Chair: Austin Cheney (Eastern Illinois University)

Time and Place: Saturday, September 27, 10:45am-12:30pm, Cypress 3

Micro-flow Cytometry using Photonic Crystals
Justin Stewart, University of South Florida; Anna Pyayt, University of South Florida

Paper #025
Medical Data Breaches
Susan Fowler, Purdue University; Samuel Liles, Purdue University

Paper #060
Optimality Identification in Epidemiology using Neural Networks
Samir Talssi, Ben M’sik, Hassan II University (MOROCCO); Noura Yousfi, Ben M’sik, Hassan II University (MOROCCO)

Paper #077
Stimuli-controlled Drug Delivery System Development with Implantable Biocompatible Chitosan Microbeads
Ankita Mohapatra, University of Memphis; Nazmus Sahadat, University of Memphis; Bashir Morshed, University of Memphis; Gregory McGraw, University of Memphis; Alex Hoban, University of Memphis; Jessica Jennings, University of Memphis; Warren Haggard, University of Memphis; Joel Bumgardner, University of Memphis; Sanjay Mishra, University of Memphis

Abstract #120
An Automated Real-time Monitoring System for the Study of Seeds Biology
Saleh Sbenaty, Middle Tennessee State University; Thiruparan Balachandran, Proteus Digital Health Inc.; Jeffrey Walck, Middle Tennessee State University

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