Department of Computer Sciences
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

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An international conference, IEEE ICET 2018, is being organized by the Department of Computer Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University IEEE ICET 2018 will be held on 21-22 November, 2018 in Islamabad, Pakistan; Mr. Farooq Zaman, Mr. Aqib Rehman, Ms. Syeda Mahnoor Komal, and Ms. Maria Ajaz of the Department of Computer Sciences have won the 3rd position across the country in Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Program 2017

Introduction

The Department of Computer Sciences was established at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad in 1976. The main objective of establishment of the department is to produce Computer Scientists in order to meet the growing demand for computer professionals in the country.

The M.Sc. and MPhil Programs have been highly successful. Our graduates have attained higher degrees from developed countries and are working in national and international organizations.

The department offers PhD, MPhil, MS (Information Science & Technology), BS and M.Sc. degrees.

Each degree program has a specific objective and focus. The course of study and syllabus for each degree is updated and is inline with its objectives.

Research

Human Information Interaction


Investigates all aspects of information usage by humans. Research focus varies for information seeking behavior, Information Interaction Techniques, Storage and Retrieval models/frameworks for structured and unstructured information, and information services for human information needs

Knowledge Engineering


Focuses on analyze of data, metadata and knowledge using supervised and unsupervised mining algorithms. The target areas will be software architecture, web services and overlay networks. The main goal is to process related and uncorrelated facts and extract meaningful contextual knowledge for quality decision making.

Networking and Communication


This group investigates the applied aspects in the domains of networking, communication, security and privacy. The research group focuses on a number of areas including but not limited to computer networks, distributed systems, mobile Agent-based distributed systems, routing protocols, peer-to-peer computing, security and privacy.