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








Faculty > Akmal Saeed Khattak Akmal Saeed Khattak

Assistant Professor

Ph.D.(CS) (University of Leipzig, Germany)

M.S. (CS) (FAST-NUCES, Islamabad)

Former Organization: Research Group: ASV - Automatische Sprach Verarbeitung

Phone: +92-51-9064-2059

Email: akhattak@qau.edu.pk


My area of research include

  • Information Retrieval
  • Machine Learning
  • Text Mining
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Recommender Systems


  • Ph.D.
    • CS-869: Advanced Topics in Machine Learning (Spring 2016)
  • M.Phil.
    • CS-675: Information Retrieval Systems (Fall 2016, Fall 2015)
  • M.Sc.
    • CS-302: Introduction to Computing Theory (Spring 2016)
    • CS-452: Analysis and Design of Algorithms (Spring 2015)
    • CS-403: Information Systems (Fall 2014)
    • CS-355: Object Oriented Programming (Fall 2014)
  • B.S.
    • CS-105: Problem Solving and Programming (Fall 2016)
    • CS-102: Introduction to Programming (Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016)
    • CS-101: Introduction to Computers (Fall 2015)

Research/Project Students

  • Current M.Phil. Students
    • Anum Zehra - "Improving Patent Classification Using Hybrid and Dimensionality Reduction Methods"
    • Jay Kumar - "Using Text Retrieval Techniques in-Video Search"
  • Current M.Sc. Students
    • Muhammad Ali - "Stock Market Share Analyzer"
    • ArifUllah - "Scheduling Timetable Using Graph Coloring Technique"
    • Samreen Satti - "Android Based Lost and Found Application"
    • Oniba Khan - "Android Based Image Password Application"
  • Current B.S. Students
    • Ahmad Ilyas - "QAU CS Department Alumni Network"
    • Zeeshan Ali Satti - "Web Based Application for Comparison of Products"
    • Ateeq-Ur-Rehman - "Archiving Official Notifications"
    • Suleman Tanveer - "Legal Document Search Engine"
    • Sana Zulfiqar - "Pakistani Entertainment Portal"
  • Successfully Completed M.Sc. Students
    • Iqra Yaseen - "Pak-Rider: Web-based Vehicle Sharing Application"
    • Samia Zahid - "Pak-Hotel Villa: A web-based Cheap Hotel Finder"
    • Umair Malik - "Spam E-mail Classification"
    • Khizra Malik - "Pak-Classic Videos Archive"
    • Naila Naz - "Android Based Tic Tac Toe Game"
    • Farwa Dilshad - "Android Based Ludo Game"
    • Tahir Mehmood -"Android Based Places Finder"
    • Noor-al-Ain - "Product Rating Based on Reviews"
    • Syeda Kehkeshan Bukhari - "Android Based Caram Board Game"


  • S. Bashir and A. S. Khattak, “Producing Efficient Retrievability Rank of Documents using Normalized Retrievability Scoring Function”, in Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, September 2013.
  • A. S. Khattak and G. Heyer, “Exploiting Co-Occurrence of Low Frequent Terms”, in the conference proceeding ICMMI (International Conference on Man Machine Interaction) 2013 by Springer-Verlag in the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, October 22-25, 2013 – Brenna, Poland.
  • A. S. Khattak and G. Heyer, “Significance of Low Frequent Words in Patent Classification using IPC hierarchy”, in the Lecture notes of Informatics (LNI), in the proceedings of 11th International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems I2CS 2011, June 15-17, 2011 – Berlin, Germany.
  • A. S. Khattak and G. Heyer, “Significance of Low Frequent Terms in Patent Classification”, in the proceedings of Sixth International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology ICCGI 2011, June 19-24, 2011 – Luxembourg.

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