2018 17th International Symposium INFOTEH-JAHORINA
21 - 23 March, 2018, Jahorina, RS, B&H
Main organizer: University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Technical co-sponsorship:
IEEE Industry Applications Society
IEEE Bosnia and Herzegovina Section
IEEE Serbia and Montenegro Section
IEEE B&H IAS/PEL/IE Jt Chapter

ABOUT INFOTEH-JAHORINA

The International Symposium INFOTEH–JAHORINA gathers the experts, scientists, engineers, researchers and students in the field of information technologies and their application in control, communication, production and electronic systems, power engineering and in other areas of electrical engineering and computing. The working part of the Symposium is organized through sessions, round tables, invited lectures and presentations. The Symposium pays special attention to young researchers and students by organising a special student session.

The first INFOTEH–JAHORINA Symposium was held in Bistrica hotel on the mountain Jahorina near Sarajevo, March 12 – 14, 2001. Six companies presented their production and development programs in the fields of telecommunications, power electronics, power engineering, automation and process control. A total of 53 papers were presented.

After 2001, INFOTEH–JAHORINA attracts significant number of participants mostly from the West Balkans region, and maintains a good quality and number of submitted and presented papers. Today, INFOTEH-JAHORINA Symposium is one of the leading events in the region devoted to the field of information and communication technologies and their application in different areas of human life.

Topics

INFOTEH-JAHORINA main topics: Computer systems and software, Communication systems and technologies, Power systems, Control systems, Electronic systems, Production systems.

Papers are accepted but not limited to the following areas: information systems, data security and privacy, software engineering, computer architectures, system software, multimedia and computer graphics, internet and web technologies, e-business, analysis and optimisation of telecommunication channels, analysis and measurement of quality of transmission in telecommunication systems, methods for improvement of quality of transmission in telecommunication systems, analysis of modulation techniques, advanced architectures of telecommunication systems, industrial engineering and management, control systems design and analysis, control systems industry applications, computer aspects of control systems, signal processing and applications, electronic circuits and components, optoelectronics, industrial electronics, power electronics, digital systems and logical design, power grids and systems, planning, control, and exploitation in power systems, power systems elements, power system protection and control, electrical machines and drives, renewable energy sources, information systems and communication in power systems, manufacturing technologies, CAD/CAM/CAE.

Organizers

Main organizer

University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Co-organizers

University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Niš, Faculty of Electronic Engineering
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Tecnical Sciences
Alumni Association of Electrical Engineers, East Sarajevo

Technical co-sponsorship

IEEE Industry Applications Society
IEEE Bosnia and Herzegovina Section
IEEE Serbia and Montenegro Section
IEEE B&H IAS/PEL/IE Jt Chapter

Committees

Honorary Committee

Milić Stojić, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Božidar Krstajić, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Đorđe Paunović, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Pavle Kaluđerčić, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lazar Lukić, IRITEL Belgrade, Serbia
Milan Radmanović, PhD, University of Niš, Serbia
Branko Kovačević, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Branko Dokić, PhD, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Program Committee

Slobodan Milojković, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, chairman
Zoran Jovanović, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Dragan Janković, PhD, University of Niš, Serbia
Volker Zerbe, FH Erfurt, Germany
Mladen Milušev, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Duško Lukač, University of Applied Sciences Keln, Germany
Miloš Krstić, IHP Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
Josif Kosev, FEIT Skopje, Macedonia
Antonio Gordillo – Guerrero, University of Extremadura, Spain
Andreas Pester, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Vassil Alexandrov, Supercomputer centre of Barcelona, Spain
Djuradj Budimir, University of Westminster, UK
Ervin Sejdic, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Vlado Kešelj, Dalhousie University, Canada
Dejan Vukobratovic, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Ivan Luković, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Gordana Milosavljević, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Milomir Šoja, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Stevan Stankovski, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Slobodan Lubura , PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vidan Govedarica, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tomislav Šekara, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Milica Naumović, PhD, University of Niš, Serbia
Zlatan Stojković, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Ranko Antunović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nebojša Radić, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dušan Golubović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Predrag Petrović, IRITEL Belgrade, Serbia
Milena Stanković, PhD, University of Niš, Serbia
Goran Đorđević, PhD, University of Niš, Serbia
Jovan Mikulović, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Milan Rapaić, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Branko Perišić, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Branko Blanuša, PhD, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Petar Matić, PhD, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Obrad Spaić, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Darko Marčetić, PhD, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Željko Despotović, PhD, Mihajlo Pupin Institute, Belgrade, Serbia
Božo Krstajić, PhD, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Radovan Stojanović, PhD, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Danijel Mijić, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Božidar Popović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mirjana Maksimović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Aleksandar Simović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vladimir Vujović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Organizing Committee

Zoran Ljuboje, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, chairman
Danijel Mijić, PhD, University of East Sarajevo
Božidar Popović, PhD, University of East Sarajevo
Darko Kovačević, PhD, University of East Sarajevo
Marko Ikić, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Budimir Kovačević, University of East Sarajevo

Secretariate

Nataša Popović, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Radmila Kovačević, University of East Sarajevo
Danka Despotović, University of Belgrade
Snježana Milinković, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Nataša Pavlović, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Nada Cincar, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Srđan Jokić, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Goran Vuković, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Marijana Ćosović, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Darko Šuka, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Nikola Davidović, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Bojana Novaković, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Mladen Banjanin, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Srđan Lale, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Milica Ristović Krstić, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Miodrag Forcan, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Marko Bošković, MSc, University of East Sarajevo
Marko Lalović, MSc, University of East Sarajevo

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues!
It is our pleasure to invite you to the XVII International Symposium INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2018 that takes place on Jahorina mountain, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the period 21-23 March 2018. The aim of the Symposium is to gather the experts, scientists, engineers, researchers and students that deal with information technologies and their application in control, communication, production and electronic systems, power engineering and in other areas of electrical engineering and computing. The work of the Symposium is realised within sessions, round tables, invited lectures and presentations. The Symposium pays special attention to young researchers and students by organising a special student session.

Main topics

INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2018 main topics: Computer systems and software, Communication systems and technologies, Power systems, Control systems, Electronic systems, Production systems.

Organizer

University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Co-organizers

University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Niš, Faculty of Electronic Engineering
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Tecnical Sciences
Alumni Association of Electrical Engineers, East Sarajevo

Technical co-sponsorship

IEEE Industry Applications Society
IEEE Bosnia and Herzegovina Section
IEEE Serbia and Montenegro Section
IEEE B&H IAS/PEL/IE Jt Chapter

Venue

The Symposium will be held in Bistrica Hotel on olympic mountain Jahorina near Sarajevo.

Official languages

Official languages of the Symposium are Serbian and English. The papers can be written and presented in Serbian or English.

Paper submission and review

Authors are invited to submit unpublished and original work that is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submitted papers are subject to review. Additional information is available in submission section.

Paper presentation

Paper presentation could be oral or poster, it is selected by author during the paper submission.

Publication

All accepted and presented papers will be published in the Symposium proceedings (CD version) and submitted (per authors choice) for possible publication in IEEE Xplore.

Authors of selected papers could also be invited to publish their paper in the following journals, free of charge:
- International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computing (http://www.ijeec.org)
- Electronics (http://electronics.etfbl.net)
- Journal of Mechatronics, Automation and Identification Technology (http://www.jmait.org).

Participation fees

At least one of the authors of each accepted paper needs to register and attend the Symposium and pay participation fee. More information about conference fees and payments is available in Payments section.

Important dates

Full paper submission: 28.1.2018.
Acceptance notification: 28.2.2018.
Camera-ready paper: 5.3.2018.
Final list of papers: 12.3.2018.
Registration and payment: 16.3.2018.
Opening: 21.3.2018.

SUBMISSIONS

Paper submission

Authors are invited to submit unpublished and original papers that are not under consideration for publication at other conferences or journals. The papers are required to contain original scientific, expert or applied results of the authors. The authors should submit papers that present applications of theoretical methods in solving engineering problems, new devices and/or systems, results of own experimental research, new approaches or solutions to existing problems, etc. All submitted papers are subject to review, but the authors are responsible for the originality and quality of their papers. Submissions will be checked for plagiarism using plagiarism detection software. The expected number of pages for each submission is 4 to 6, except for the invited papers which may have more than 6 pages. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register and attend the Symposium and pay the participation fee. The maximum number of accepted papers per author/co-author is three.

Paper submisison is done using OpenConf conference management system. Authors are required to follow the instructions for authors. Papers not prepared according to instructions will not be accepted.

Student papers

All authors of student papers must be students of the first (undergraduate) or the second (master) cycle of study. They must present the proof of the student status (student ID or equivalent) after the paper is accepted (please send scanned document to Symposium contact email). Student papers are accepted and presented within the student session and must be prepared according to instructions for student papers.

We also accept student papers presenting results obtained within student final/graduation thesis at first cycle study. The graduation date in this case must be in 2017 or 2018 (appropriate document as a proof is needed).

Review process

All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. The Symposium uses a blind review process. Submissions will be evaluated by relevance to the Symposium topics, scientific or professional contributions, technical correctness and clarity, originality and technical preparation.

Important dates

Full paper submission: 28.1.2018.
Acceptance notification: 28.2.2018.
Camera-ready paper: 5.3.2018.
Final list of papers: 12.3.2018.
Registration and payment: 16.3.2018.
Opening: 21.3.2018.

Paper presentation

Paper presentation type could be oral or poster, it is selected by author during the paper submission. The organizer reserves the right to change the type of presentation if needed. Authors will be informed about the decision in this case.

Oral presentation should be prepared using Microsoft Power Point (or similiar) and submitted to technical secretary of the session at least half an hour before the session begining. Presentations last about 10 min including discussion, sometimes longer, depending on the number of papers in the session. Necessary equipment for presentation is provided by the organizer. If needed, authors can use their own notebook or other computer.

Paper can also be presented as a poster. Instructions for preparation of poster presentations are available here. For poster presentation authors are instructed to use Poster template.

Publication

All accepted and presented papers will be published in the Symposium proceedings (CD version) and submitted (per authors choice) for possible publication in IEEE Xplore digital library.

Authors of papers submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore must transfer copyright to IEEE. Contact authors of these papers will receive email with instructions on signing IEEE eCopyright Form.

Authors of selected papers may also be invited to publish their paper in the following journals, free of charge:
- International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computing (http://www.ijeec.org)
- Electronics (http://electronics.etfbl.net)
- Journal of Mechatronics, Automation and Identification Technology (http://www.jmait.org).

Instructions for preparing accepted papers for submission to IEEE Xplore

IMPORTANT NOTE: These instructions apply only to final versions of accepted papers registered with option for submission to IEEE Xplore. Contact authors of these papers have already signed IEEE eCopyright Form and submitted final version of paper in Word (doc/docx) format using INFOTEH-JAHORINA OpenConf system.

Final version of accepted paper submitted for possible publication in the IEEE Xplore digital library must be IEEE compatible PDF file. For conversion to IEEE compatible PDF or validation of existing PDF file authors must use the IEEE PDF eXpress Plus system. Validated PDF files will be stored in the PDF eXpress Plus system and they don't need to be sent/uploaded to the OpenConf system used by INFOTEH-JAHORINA Symposium. Please note that all required elements of the paper, including INFOTEH-JAHORINA header and appropriate copyright notice, should be added to the document before a PDF is created or validated. For authors not using INFOTEH-JAHORINA Word template, it is required to add the following header at the top of the first page of the paper (please check Word template for position and style): 17th International Symposium INFOTEH-JAHORINA, 21-23 March 2018

Also, the copyright notice must be added to the bottom of the first page of the paper before converting or validating paper by PDF eXpress Plus system. Please add the appropriate Copyright Clearance Code (CCC) into the footer of the first page (left aligned):
-For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
-For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-4907-7/18/$31.00 ©2018 Crown
-For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-4907-7/18/$31.00 ©2018 European Union
-For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-4907-7/18/$31.00 ©2018 IEEE
If necessary, contact Danijel Mijic at danijel.mijic@etf.unssa.rs.ba for the appropriate copyright notice.

After the required data are added to the paper, it must be validated by PDF eXpress Plus. To access PDF eXpress Plus for INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2018, please follow these steps:
-open PDF eXpress Plus site: http://www.pdf-express.org/plus
-first-time users are required to create account by clicking on New Users - Click Here link
-login using INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2018 Conference ID (42669XP) and your account data (email, password)
-validate your prepared PDF file or convert Word or other file used to prepare your paper

Proceedings archive

INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2017
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2016
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2015
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2014
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2013
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2012
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2011
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2010
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2009
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2008
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2007
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2006
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2005
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2003
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2002
INFOTEH-JAHORINA 2001

PAYMENTS

Participation fees

At least one fee is required to be paid for each accepted paper. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper needs to register and attend the Symposium. In cases where one author is the sole author of two papers, one fee covers both papers.

Participation fee covers promotional material pack, Symposium proceedings (CD version), participation at the Symposium technical sessions, presentations, invited lectures, round-tables and social events (excursion and dinner). The Symposium proceedings will be delivered after the Symposium by regular mail to all registered participants who paid the participation fee.

Early registration fee (if paid by 16.3.2018.)

200 KM (100 €) - for publication in the Symposium proceedings
200 KM (100 €) - for publication in the Symposium proceedings and submisison to IEEE Xplore (IEEE members only)
240 KM (120 €) - for publication in the Symposium proceedings and submisison to IEEE Xplore

Late registration fee (if paid after 16.3.2018.)

240 KM (120 €) - for publication in the Symposium proceedings
240 KM (120 €) - for publication in the Symposium proceedings and submisison to IEEE Xplore (IEEE members only)
300 KM (150 €) - for publication in the Symposium proceedings and submisison to IEEE Xplore

Student fees

Not paid for publication within the student session in the Symposium proceedings
60 KM (30 €) - for publication within the student session in the Symposium proceedings and submisison to IEEE Xplore (IEEE members only)
100 KM (50 €) - for publication within the student session in the Symposium proceedings and submisison to IEEE Xplore

No-show policy

In cases when participant was registered and paid the participation fee, but was not able to attend the Symposium, the fee is not refunded to participant. Instead, it is valid for the next Symposium under the same conditions.

Exibitions and commercial presentations

400 KM (200 €) - exibition
700 KM (350 €) - company presentation

Required space and time slots are available for exibitions and company presentations. For additional information please contact us at infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba.

Sponsorship

Prospective sponsors are invited to financially support the Symposium. The following sponsorship options are available:
- Gold sponsor - min. 5000 KM (2500 €)
- Silver sponsor - min. 3000 KM (1500 €)
- Sponsor - min. 1000 KM (500 €)

All sponsors will be specially recognized during the Symposium promotional activities, openning ceremony and in all Symposium materials, including the web site. Sponsors are allowed to set up their promotional stands at the Symposium venue and to deliver promotional brochures with the Symposium materials. Other possibilities are also available upon agreement with organizer. For additional information please contact us at infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba.

Donations and support

All interested institutions or individuals may support the Symposium by financial contribution of at least 200 KM (100 €). We also appreciate other kinds of help and support in organization of the Symposium, like support for promotional material, organization of technical and social events (coctail, excursion, dinner), etc. Supporters will be acknowledged in the Symposium promotional materials.

Payment instructions

Payments from Bosnia and Herzegovina (for participation fees, sponsorship and donations) should be directed to:
- Account holder: Alumni asocijacija inženjera elektrotehnike
- Account number: 562-012-81262220-49

International payments in EUR (for participation fees, sponsorship and donations) should be directed according to Payment Instructions.

Payments for participation fees should include participant name(s) and paper ID(s) for paper authors/co-authors.

If you need pro-forma invoice or additional information, please contact as at infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba.

For individual international payments we also accept Paypal payments to infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba. Please note that all Paypal fees must be covered by participants.

Please note that organizer does not receive payments for accomodation and travel, this should be arranged with supporting travel agencies (please check Contact section) or individually.

INVITED TALKS

Recent Research Activities on 5G Technology

Djuradj Budimir

Wireless Communications Research Group, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Westminster, London W1W 6UW, UK
School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
More info

PROGRAM

To be announced later...

THE VENUE

The Symposium takes place in Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the olympic mountain Jahorina located near Sarajevo, at the Bistrica Hotel. The Bistrica Hotel is located 1620 meters above sea level at the most beautiful lookout of the mountain between Jahorina’s peaks and vivid Praca River Valley. It was built for the XIV Olympic Winter Games in 1984 and categorized with 3 stars.

Accomodation

Accomodation for participants is provided at lower rates at the Bistrica Hotel. Prices per person/day are listed bellow.

Double-room Full Board 69,00 KM
Double-room Half Board 59,00 KM
Additional payment for single-room 20,00 KM
Tourist tax with insurance 2,50 KM

Exchange ratio: 1 EUR = 1.95 KM

Participants are free to use other accomodation. More info is available at http://www.jahorina.org.

Travel information

Symposium venue is about 30 km away from Sarajevo and 15 km from Pale. For travel directions please click links below:
- Pale - Bistrica Hotel Jahorina
- East Sarajevo - Bistrica Hotel Jahorina
- Sarajevo International Airport - Bistrica Hotel Jahorina
- Sarajevo - Bistrica Hotel Jahorina

Usefull phone numbers:
- Bus station Pale: +387 (0)57 222 900
- Bus station East Sarajevo: +387 (0)57 317 377
- Bus station Sarajevo: +387 (0)33 213 010
- Taxi service East Sarajevo: +387 (0)57 340 200, +387 (0)57 342 000

Taxi transportation from Sarajevo to Jahorina costs about 50 KM (25 €), and from Pale to Jahorina costs about 30 KM (15 €).

For additional information about travel and transportation please contact as at infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba.

Visas

Nationals of the following states may enter into Bosnia and Herzegovina with a passport or a valid identity card proving identity and citizenship of:
- Member State of the European Union
- State signatory to the Schengen Agreement
- Andorra, Montenegro, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino, Serbia, the Holy See and Swiss Confederation
- Countries in the visa-free regime of 90 days (please check list of countries )

Persons with valid multiple entry Schengen visa or a visa issued by the EU member state or the proper residence permit in the Schengen Area or the European Union member states can enter and stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 7 days. In this case they must enter Bosnia and Herzegovina from any European Union (EU) country (from Croatia by land, from other EU countries by flight).

Visa application and approval procedure may take time (a month or more), so please start it at good time.

Additional information about visas are available at http://www.mvp.gov.ba/konzularne_informacije/vize/Default.aspx .

CONTACT

Organizer contacts

University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Vuka Karadžića 30, 71123 East Sarajevo
Phone +387 (0)57 342 788
Phone +387 (0)57 340 307
Phone +381 (0)11 324 8464
E-mail: infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba
Mailing list: http://etf.unssa.rs.ba/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/infoteh-jahorina
Web site: http://www.infoteh.rs.ba

For information about Symposium please contact us first at infoteh@etf.unssa.rs.ba.

Tourist agencies (for accomodation and travel)

Astra travel, Belgrade, Serbia
Svetozara Markovića 4, 11000 Belgrade
Tel. +381 (0)11 26 30 027
Tel. +381 (0)11 26 30 709
Fax +381 (0)11 26 26 450
infoteh2011@gmail.com
http://www.astratravel.rs

Happy travel, Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Meše Selimovića 23A, 76300 Bijeljina
Tel. +387 (0)55 227 310
Tel. +387 (0)55 227 311
sanja@happytravelbn.com
www.happytravelbn.com