21th International Conference on Informatics and Information Technologies

April, 19-20 2024, Strumica, North Macedonia

General Schedule

Friday, 19 April 2024
09:30 – 10:30Registration
10:30 – 12:00Session 1 (Hall 1)
Chair:Riste Stojanov, PhD
Workshop: AI and HPC, next-generation research and industry drivers (Hall 2)
Ivona Vasileska, Nikola Vukašinovič, Uroš Urbas and Martin VasileskiDriven Acceleration of Machine Learning for Plasma Physics Modelling
Luka Samsa, Nikola Vukašinović and Ivona VasileskaBeyond the screen: Augmented Reality as a tool for CAD data visualization
Jana Kuzmanova and Dimitar TrajanovReview of Python Parallel Processing Libraries and Frameworks
Goran Petkovski, Nenad Anchev, Irena Spiridonova and Boro JakimovskiDocker infrastructure for WRF and WRF-Chem processing pipelines
Sofija Jancheska and Metodija JancheskiTransformative Pedagogies: Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence in Education
12:00 – 12:30Coffee break
12:30 – 14:00Session 2 (Hall 1)
Chair: Tome Eftimov, PhD
Workshop: AI and HPC, next-generation research and industry drivers (Hall 2)
Jovana Chochevska, Bojan Ristevski, Ana Todorovska, Riste Stojanov and Dimitar TrajanovTimeVista: Dynamic Data Visuals
Stefan Andonov and Gjorgji MadjarovNovel multi-modal AIOps data representation and learning methodology
Marija Taneska and Vesna DimitrovaUnderstanding Live and Dead Attacks: Challenges and Defense Strategies in KERI
Marko Petrov, Ema Pandilova, Vlatko Spasev, Ivica Dimitrovski and Ivan KitanovskiAn Overview of Object Detection in Remote Sensing Images
14:00 – 15:30Lunch break
15:30 – 16:30Session 3 (Hall 1)
Chair: Metodija Janceski, PhD
Session 4 (Hall 2)
Chair: Aleksandar Stojmenski, PhD
Kalistrat Sandjakoski and Ljubinka SandjakoskaFrom Bias to Fairness: Challenges in Artificial Intelligence Systems through a Social Systems LensAnita Petreska, Sasho Nikolovski, Blagoj Ristevski and Zaklina CagoroskaMultifactorial ML approach for early cardiovascular disease detection
Bogdan Jeliskoski and Irena StojmenovskaIntegrating UAV and Ground Sensory Networks for Enhanced City-Wide Air Quality Monitoring: A Review and Approach in Information Systems ManagementAndrej Vuchkovikj, Nikola Kostadinov, Viktor Denkovski and Goce GavrilovAccessing a Windows Machine Using a  Makeshift Rubber Ducky
Nikola Kostadinov, Andrej Vuchkovikj, Viktor Denkovski and Marija Stankova MedarovskaDesigning and Implementing a Game “Cryptic Chambers” to Explore Interactivity and Interoperability Using Flowgorithm and Visual Studio CodeNikola Kushevski and Ivan ChorbevEnhancing Software Reliability Through Automated Testing and Comprehensive Monitoring
Hristijan Stevanoski and Dejan GjorgjevikjAdvantages of Using Functional Programming for Commercial Software Development  
16:30 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 19:30Session 5 (Hall 1)
Chair: Ivona Vasileska, PhD
Session 6 (Hall 2)
Chair: Emil Stankov, PhD
Dimitar Mitrevski, Petre Lameski and Eftim ZdravevskiMachine Learning Algorithms in Airlines Delay PredictionStefan Mirchevski and Verica BakevaAn approach for analyzing the cost function for one class of single-server queueing systems with hypoexponential service time
Borjan Trajkoski and Petre LameskiSales and Demand Forecasting: A review of Statistical, Machine Learning and AI MethodsKlimentina Djeparoska, Aleksandra Dedinec and Anastas MishevEnergy Efficiency in Cloud Computing
Agon Osmani, Milos Jovanovik, Sasho Gramatikov and Riste StojanovSemantic Sky: A Gmail Plugin For Email Classification and AnnotationSimona Lakinska and Smilka Janeska-SarkanjacTHE CONCEPT OF WORKING FROM HOME, ITS APPLICATION IN THE IT INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION IN OUR COUNTRY AND IN THE WORLD
Marko Drakulovski, Riste Stojanov, Eftim Zdravevski and Petre LameskiA short review of AI based recommendation systemsPece Georgiev and Verica BakevaAnalysis of a Macedonian Version of the Game Monopoly using Markov Chains
Petar Tushev, Monika Simjanoska and Kostadin MishevAn Overview of Deep Learning Methods for Speaker DiarizationZorica Koceva and Slobodan KalajdzhiskiBiological structures, proteins and connections building Electronic Skin
Ana Mladenovska, Jovana Dobreva, Dimitar Trajanov and Riste StojanovReview of diagnosis prediction in medicine using MIMIC-III dataset  
Mishel Mucunska, Aleksandar Stojmenski and Dimitar TrajanovTransforming Actuarial Practice: From Linear Models to State-of-the-Art Solutions in Non-Life Insurance Pricing and Reserving  
Irena Spiridonova, Goran Velinov, Nenad Anchev and Goran PetkovskiOverview of Initialization Methods in the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model: A Survey  
20:00Opening Ceremony 
20:15Dinner (Live Bend)
Saturday, 20 April 2024
09:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 11:00 Invited Speaker: Barbara Korusic Seljak – “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” (Hall 1)
11:00 – 12:30 Student Session 1 (Hall 1) Chair: Bojan Ilijoski, PhD Student Session 2 (Hall 2) Chair: Pance Ribarski, PhD /
Teodora Gorgieva, Milena Trajanoska and Dimitar Trajanov Sequence Pattern Mining for Consumer Behavior Prediction Marina Dodevska and Nikola Janev Security in optical networks
Joana Ilievska, Andrej Daskalov, Simon Anastasov, Marija Gjorgjieva, Gligorcho Gligorov and Kostadin Mishev ParkBoosting: Enhancing Parking Efficiency through ML Predictions Marina Dodevska, Slavica Mileva Eftimova and Ana Madevska Bogdanova Digital Storytelling Tools for Young Students
Simon Atanasovski, Dielza Sherifi, Krste Gosharevski, Vesna Dimitrova and Elissa Mollakuqe The Impact of Parental Engagement on Cyberbullying Prevention: Exploring the Role of Cybersecurity Education Nikola Janev, Jovana Dobreva and Vesna Dimitrova Investigating CISCO IOS
Teodor Angelovski, Milena Trajanoska and Dimitar Trajanov Effort Estimation of Tasks in ICT Projects using Natural Language Processing Methods Tamara Stojanova, Filip Samardjiski, Sonja Petrovska and Andrej Sterjev Use of Genetic Algorithms for Neural Network Architecture Optimization
Nikola Jovanovski and Vlatko Spasev Development and Evaluation of a Self-Playing Arduino-Based Guitar Anela Ejupi, Angela Kocevska, Marija Ilieva, Ana Zaharijeva and Kostadin Mishev Smart Web Crawler – A Tool for AI-based Web Content Extraction
Stefan Angelovski and Vlatko Spasev Revolutionizing Automation with Robotic Arms Pece Georgiev and Verica Bakeva Analysis of a Macedonian Version of the Game Monopoly using Markov Chains
Teona Kuzmanovska and Georgina Mirceva Process Mining – An Overview of Algorithms, Tools and Robotic Process Automation
12:30 – 13:00 Coffee break
12:30 – 14:00 Student Session 3 (Hall 1) Chair: Ilinka Ivanovska, PhD Student Session 4 (Hall 2) Chair: Ana Madevska Bogdanova, PhD CyberMACS Workshop: Applying Cryptography for Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions (Hall 3)
Dimitar Peshevski, Nikola Hristov, Lina Nakova, Ana Todorovska and Dimitar Trajanov Forecasting the logarithmic returns of stock market prices using sentiment analysis Ljubica Ristovska (Student Paper)The unsecure unique Citizen identification number (EMBG) and a proposal for Secret Personal Number
Milan Todorovikj, Filip Trajkovikj, Ana Todorovska and Dimitar Trajanov Cross-Border Trends: Analyzing the Interplay of Food Prices in Balkan Countries Kiril Avramoski and Ilinka Ivanoska Impact of Artificial Bee Colony population size on Hyperparameter optimization of a Random Forest Classifier
Stefanija Trifunovska, Dea Pahumi, Anastasija Bogdanovska, Jovana Dobreva, Mary Lucas, Irena Vodenska, Lou Chitkushev and Dimitar Trajanov Analyzing Twitter Posts for Emotional Distress: A Comprehensive Large Language Model Approach for Sentiment Analysis of Depression and Anxiety Velin Gjorgiev, Vlatko Spasev and Monika Simjanoska AirGuard: Innovations in Embedded Systems for Optimal Indoor Air Quality and Human Well-Being
Sara Apostolovska, Verche Petrushevska, Marko Ilioski and Vlatko Spasev Robotic assistance in disaster relief efforts: Challenges and advancements Boris Gjorgjievski, Stefan Saveski, Stefan Andonov and Riste Stojanov CleanCodeMK: Online coding platform for FCSE students
Elena Atanasoska, Bojana Marojevikj, Ana Todorovska, Vojdan Kjorveziroski, Vladislav Bidikov, Kostadin Mishev and Riste Stojanov Empowering Academic Excellence: A Case Study of Student-Faculty Collaboration in Developing and Maintaining IT Solutions at FCSE David Arsov, Teo Kitanovski and Mile Jovanov Crossword Generation as a Constraint Satisfaction Problem
Ema Pandilova, Elena Atanasoska, Marko Petrov and Vlatko Spasev Internet of Things (IoT) in Precise Agriculture: An overview Marija Stojcheva, Aleksandra Dedinec and Jana Prodanova Exploring Trends in Air Pollution Awareness: Three Years of Social Media Analysis in North Macedonia
14:00 – 15:30 Lunch break
16:00 – 17:00 Invited Speaker: Hassan Dag – “(Cyber) Security Concerns during the ICT Application Domain Expansion” (Hall 1)
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break
17:30 – 19:00 Student Session 5 (Hall 1) Chair: Andreja Naumoski, PhD Student Session 6 (Hall 2) Chair: Bojana Koteska, PhD CyberMACS Workshop: Applying Cryptography for Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions (Hall 3)
Nikola Basheski and Verica Bakeva Stochastic Processes in Finance and Trading Andrej Slavejkov and Ilinka Ivanoska Comparative Analysis of Hyperparameter Optimization Methods for Neural Networks: A Case Study on Apple Quality Prediction
Teodora Mladenovska and Biljana Risteska Stojkoska Detection of stressed and healthy potato crops using Yolov7 from UAV collected images Nikola Petrovski, Vladimir Zdraveski and Marjan Gusev Real-time Atrial Fibrillation Detection using Apache Kafka
Teodor Angeleski and Vlatko Spasev A review of deep learning methods for semantic segmentation of remote sensing imagery Stamencho Bogdanovski and Biljana Stojkoska Smart Home Power Monitoring System
Pece Georgiev, Lucija Tonkovikj and Vlatko Spasev Enhancing Hex Gameplay using an AI-Powered Assistive Robot Agent Toshe Petrovski and Marjan Gushev Cost Efficiency and Effectiveness Comparison of Container vs Function as a Service
David Arsov, Igor Goshev and Vlatko Spasev Application of drones in agriculture Arnen Telkjiu A Topic Modeling Approach to Industry Classification
Ivana Andreevska, Dijana Andova, Bojana Zdravkovska, Jovana Trajcheska and Kostadin Mishev Call-Centers in the Era of AI: Opportunities and Challenges Stefani Kulebanova, Jana Prodanova and Aleksandra Dedinec Analysing a Decade of Air Pollution Trends and Media Coverage
19:00 – 19:30 Closing Ceremony
20:00 Gala Dinner (Live Bend)
Sunday, 21 April 2024
10.00 – 12.00Social Activities