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Networking, Intelligent Systems and Security

Proceedings of NISS 2021

  • Presents research works in the field of networking, intelligent systems, and security

  • Provides original works presented at NISS 2021 held in Kenitra, Morocco

  • Serves as a reference for researchers and practitioners in academia and industry

Part of the book series: Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (SIST, volume 237)

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Table of contents (62 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. The Evolution of the Traffic Congestion Prediction and AI Application

      • Badr-Eddine Soussi Niaimi, Mohammed Bouhorma, Hassan Zili
      Pages 19-31
    3. Generative and Autoencoder Models for Large-Scale Mutivariate Unsupervised Anomaly Detection

      • Nabila Ounasser, Maryem Rhanoui, Mounia Mikram, Bouchra El Asri
      Pages 45-58
    4. Automatic Spatio-Temporal Deep Learning-Based Approach for Cardiac Cine MRI Segmentation

      • Abderazzak Ammar, Omar Bouattane, Mohamed Youssfi
      Pages 59-73
    5. Skin Detection Based on Convolutional Neural Network

      • Yamina Bordjiba, Chemesse Ennehar Bencheriet, Zahia Mabrek
      Pages 75-85
    6. CRAN: An Hybrid CNN-RNN Attention-Based Model for Arabic Machine Translation

      • Nouhaila Bensalah, Habib Ayad, Abdellah Adib, Abdelhamid Ibn El Farouk
      Pages 87-102
    7. Impact of the CNN Patch Size in the Writer Identification

      • Abdelillah Semma, Yaâcoub Hannad, Mohamed El Youssfi El Kettani
      Pages 103-114
  3. Network and Cloud Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115
    2. Optimization of a Multi-criteria Cognitive Radio User Through Autonomous Learning

      • Naouel Seghiri, Mohammed Zakarya Baba-Ahmed, Badr Benmammar, Nadhir Houari
      Pages 117-132
    3. MmRPL: QoS Aware Routing for Internet of Multimedia Things

      • Hadjer Bouzebiba, Oussama Hadj Abdelkader
      Pages 133-145
    4. Channel Estimation in Massive MIMO Systems for Spatially Correlated Channels with Pilot Contamination

      • Mohamed Boulouird, Jamal Amadid, Abdelhamid Riadi, Moha M’Rabet Hassani
      Pages 147-160
    5. On Channel Estimation of Uplink TDD Massive MIMO Systems Through Different Pilot Structures

      • Jamal Amadid, Mohamed Boulouird, Abdelhamid Riadi, Moha M’Rabet Hassani
      Pages 161-176
    6. NarrowBand-IoT and eMTC Towards Massive MTC: Performance Evaluation and Comparison for 5G mMTC

      • Adil Abou El Hassan, Abdelmalek El Mehdi, Mohammed Saber
      Pages 177-195
    7. Distributed Architecture for Interoperable Signaling Interlocking

      • Ikram Abourahim, Mustapha Amghar, Mohsine Eleuldj
      Pages 215-230
    8. A New Design of an Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) Algorithm for Optimization of Ad Hoc Network

      • Hala Khankhour, Otman Abdoun, Jâafar Abouchabaka
      Pages 231-241
    9. Real-Time Distributed Pipeline Architecture for Pedestrians’ Trajectories

      • Kaoutar Bella, Azedine Boulmakoul
      Pages 243-255

About this book

This book gathers best selected research papers presented at the International Conference on Networking, Intelligent Systems and Security, held in Kenitra, Morocco, during 01–02 April 2021. The book highlights latest research and findings in the field of ICT, and it provides new solutions, efficient tools, and techniques that draw on modern technologies to increase urban services. In addition, it provides a critical overview of the status quo, shares new propositions, and outlines future perspectives in networks, smart systems, security, information technologies, and computer science.


  • Intelligent Systems
  • Big Data
  • Intelligent Mobility
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Security and Privacy
  • Network and Communication
  • NISS 2021

Editors and Affiliations

  • Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Tangier, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tangier, Morocco

    Mohamed Ben Ahmed

  • Technical University of Iasi, Iași, Romania

    Horia-Nicolai L. Teodorescu

  • National School of Applied Sciences, Ibn Tofail University, Kénitra, Morocco

    Tomader Mazri

  • Department of Computer Science, Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore, India

    Parthasarathy Subashini

  • Department of Computer Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Tangier, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tangier, Morocco

    Anouar Abdelhakim Boudhir

About the editors

Mohamed BEN AHMED is an associate professor of computer sciences at Abdelmalek Essaâdi University, Morocco; he received the Ph.D. degree in computer sciences and telecommunications, in 2010 from Abdelmalek Essaâdi University. His researches are about smart and sustainable cities, data mining and routing in wireless sensor networks. He is currently a supervisor of several thesis and an investigator in several international research projects about smart cities. He is the author of more than fifty papers published in international journals and conferences. He is the co-editor of Springer “innovations in smart cities applications” book. He is a chair and a committee member of several international conferences. 


Parthasarathy Subashini has also received Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2009 from Avinashilingam University for Women, Tamil Nadu, India. From 1994, she is working as a professor in the Computer Science Department of Avinashilingam University. Concurrently, she contributed to several fields of mathematics, especially nature-inspired computing. She has authored or co-authored 4 books, 6 book chapters, 1 monograph, 145 papers, including IEEE, Springer’s in various international, national journals, and conferences. She has held positions as a reviewer, chairpersons for different peer-reviewed journals.  Under her supervision, she has ten research projects of worth more than 2.7 crores from various funding agencies like Defence Research and Development Organization, Department of Science and Technology, SERB, and University Grants Commission. She has visited many countries for various knowledge sharing events. As a member of IEEE, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and IEEE Computer Society of India, she extended her contribution as IEEE Chair for Women in Computing under IEEE Computer Society of India Council in the year 2015–2016. 


A. A. Boudhir is currently an associate professor at the Faculty of Sciences and Technique of Tangier. Actually, he is the president of the Mediterranean Association of Sciences and Technologies. He is an adviser at the Moroccan union against dropping out of school. He received the HDR degree from Abdelmalek Essaadi University; he is the co-author of several papers published in IEEExplorer, ACM, and in high indexed journals and conference. He co-edited a several books published on Springer series, and he is a co-founder of a series of international conferences(Smart health17, SCIS’16, SCA18, SCA19, SCA20,NISS18, NISS19, NISS20, DATA21) till 2016. His supervise several thesis about artificial intelligence, security, and E-healthcare. His key research relates to ad hoc networks, VANETS, WSN, IoT, big data, computer healthcare applications, and security applications.


Prof. Tomader Mazri received her HDR degree in Networks and Telecommunication from Ibn Tofail University, Ph.D. in Microelectronics and Telecommunication from Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University and INPT of Rabat, Master’s in Microelectronics and Telecommunication Systems, and Bachelor’s in Telecommunication from the Cadi Ayyad University. She is currently a professor at the National School of Applied Sciences of Kenitra, a permanent member of Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Laboratory, and an author and a co-author of 15 articles journals, 40 articles in international conferences, 3 chapters, and 5 books. Her major research interests are on microwave systems for mobile and radar, smart antennas, and mobile network security.


Prof. Horia-Nicolai L. Teodorescu teaches intelligent systems at Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi and language technology at Al.I. Cuza University of Iasi; in addition, he is the director of the Institute of Computer Science of the Romanian Academy. He served for extended periods as a visiting and invited professor at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, University of South Florida, Tampa, and Kyushu Institute of Technology and FLSI, Iizuka, Japan, among others.  He served as a co-director of postgraduate and doctoral studies in Lausanne and in University of Leon, Spain. He also served as a vice-rector of Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi. When he was included in the Romanian Academy, he was the youngest member of the learned body. Dr. Teodorescu occupied several positions in national and international societies and institutions, including member of the independent expert group and vice-chair of the group for Computer Science of NATO. Dr. Teodorescu served as a member of the editorial boards of several major journals issued by publishers as IEEE, Francis & Taylor, Elsevier, and the Romanian Academy. He authored about 250 conference and journal papers and more than 25 books; he holds 24 national and international patents.

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