Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
1. Detecting Active Bot Networks Based on DNS Traffic Analysis

Zahra Nafarieh; Ebrahim Mahdipur; Haj Hamid Haj Seyed Javadi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 129-142

Abstract
  Abstract—One of the serious threats to cyberspace is the Bot networks or Botnets. Bots are malicious software that acts as a network and allows hackers to remotely manage and control infected computer victims. Given the fact that DNS is one of the most common protocols in the network and is essential ...  Read More

Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
2. 2016 Olympic Games on Twitter: Sentiment Analysis of Sports Fans Tweets using Big Data Framework

Azam Seilsepour; Reza Ravanmehr; Hamid Reza Sima

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 143-160

Abstract
  Big data analytics is one of the most important subjects in computer science. Today, due to the increasing expansion of Web technology, a large amount of data is available to researchers. Extracting information from these data is one of the requirements for many organizations and business centers. In ...  Read More

Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
3. The Optimal MMSE Transceiver Design for IoT-oriented Cognitive Radio Systems

Nguyen-Duy-Nhat Vien; Tri Ngo Minh; Thanh Vu Van

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 161-168

Abstract
  This paper studies interference alignment scheme and minimum mean square error (MMSE) improvement in Internet of Things (IoT)-oriented cognitive systems, where IoT devices share the licensed spectrum by cognitive radio in spectrum underlay. Target to manage the inter-tier interference caused by cognitive ...  Read More

Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
4. IMPACTS AND CHALLENGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA

Scholastica Nwanneka Mallo; Francisca Nonyelum Ogwueleka

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 169-180

Abstract
  Cloud computing technology is providing businesses, be it micro, small, medium, and large scale enterprises with the same level playing grounds. Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) that have adopted the cloud are taking their businesses to greater heights with the competitive edge that cloud computing ...  Read More

Pattern Analysis and Intelligent Systems
5. A Novel Hybrid Approach for Email Spam Detection based on Scatter Search Algorithm and K-Nearest Neighbors

Samira Amjad; Farhad Soleimanian Gharehchopogh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 181-194

Abstract
  Because cyberspace and Internet predominate in the life of users, in addition to business opportunities and time reductions, threats like information theft, penetration into systems, etc. are included in the field of hardware and software. Security is the top priority to prevent a cyber-attack that users ...  Read More

Pattern Analysis and Intelligent Systems
6. Water Quality Index Estimation Model for Aquaculture System Using Artificial Neural Network

Taliha A Folorunso; Musa Abiodun Aibinu; Jonathan Gana Kolo; Suleiman Omeiza Eku Sadiku; Abdullahi Muhammed Orire

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 195-204

Abstract
  Water Quality plays an important role in attaining a sustainable aquaculture system, its cumulative effect can make or mar the entire system. The amount of dissolved oxygen (DO) alongside other parameters such as temperature, pH, alkalinity and conductivity are often used to estimate the water quality ...  Read More