Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
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Faculty > Khalid Saleem Description: C:\Users\Admin\Downloads\Faculty, Department of Computer Science, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad_files\line.gifKhalid Saleem

Assistant Professor

Post Doctorate (University of Montpellier 2)

Ph.D. (University of Montpellier 2)
DEA - MPhil. (University of Montpellier 2)
M.Sc. (Quaid-i-Azam University)

Phone: +92-51-9064-2061

Email: ksaleem at qau dot edu dot pk

Research Interests

  • Information Systems - Database Systems, Distributed Database Systems, Data Warehousing, Machine Learning e-Government
  • Data Analytics - Data Mining (Open Data, Big Data and Scientific Data), Data for Development (D4D), Natural Language Processing (URDU)
  • Computing - Scientific, Steganography, Cryptography, Mobile, Green

Research Project

Project Title: Optimal Route Planning using Artificial Intelligence for last mile Delivery Services: A case of Intelligent Transport System (ORPAI)

PI: Dr. Khalid Saleem
Co-PI: Ms. Hina Ali (NUML)
Students: 1 MPhil, 2 BS(CS), 1 Software Engineer
Funding Amount: PKR 9.3 Million
Funding Agency: National Centre in Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC), HEC
Duration: 1.5 Years
Start Date: January 1, 2021
End Date: June 30, 2022


  • PhD
    1. CS-863: Metadata Model Management
    2. CS-823: Data Warehousing
  • MPhil
    1. CS-772: Data Mining
    2. CS-751: Distributed Systems (Database)
    3. CS-652: Advance Analysis of Algorithms
    4. CS-702: Advance Operating Systems
    5. CS-663: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
    1. IST-652: Intelligent Information Systems
    2. IST-672: e-Government
    3. IST-785: Selected Topics in IST (Research Methods)
  • M.Sc.
    1. CS-303: Rapid Application Development
    2. CS-353: Database Design
    3. CS-481: Mobile Computing Systems
    4. CS-452: Analysis and Design of Algorithms
    5. CS-351: Computer Architecture
    6. CS-431: Information Systems
  • BSCS
    1. CS-225: Database Systems
    2. CS-324: Web Application Development
    3. CS-424: Mobile Application Development

Current Research/Project Students

  • PhD
    1. Muhammad Fahad Khan : Information Security – Cryptography
    2. Adeel Ahmed : Recommender System
    3. Fatima Tuz Zohra : NLP - Free Word Languages
    4. Hina Ali : Logistics Transportation Information System – Intelligent Decision Support
  • MPhil/ MSIST
    1. Sana Akbar : Smart Agriculture using Machine Learning Techniques
    2. Atiqa Majeed - Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
    3. Mudassir Hussain : Smart Plants Diseases Identification using Machine Learning Techniques
    4. Umer Farooq : Analysing effect of recyclying on environment

Previous Research Students

  • MPhil/MSIST
    1. Adeel Ahmed - Mining Haplotypes for Predicting Mutation in Human Gene
    2. Latif Talpur - Predicting Pest-Predator Patterns through Classification Techniques
    3. Danish Satti - Offline Urdu Nastaliq OCR for Printed Text using Analytical Approach
    4. Muzamil Khan - Evaluating Visualization Techniques for Data Mining Results on Mobile Devices
    5. Muhammad Usman Shahid- Multi Dimensional High-Throughput In-Memory Index Structure for Database Applications
    6. Irfan Shah - Technique for Online Hotel Recommendation using Collaborative Filtering Approach
    7. Kanwal Kiyani - Weather Data Cleansing and Prediction using Data Mining Techniques
    8. Junaid Wahid - Incorporating Social Media in e-Government Index
    9. Saba Saleem - Feature Selection for Supervised Learning using Centrality Measures
    10. Muhammad Rehman – GA Based Gait Simulation for Early Eocene Cetaceans:Ambulocetidea (Walking Whale)
    11. Tayab Nazir - Weather Data Imputation using Cluster Computing
    12. Umer Nasim – Opinion Mining on Transliterated Tweets
    13. Shahid Janjua - Flash Flood Disaster Alert System for organizations
    14. Muhammad Usman - Analysis of co-authorship network : Case study of political sciences from Microsoft Academic Graph
    15. Muhammad Islam - Compression Analysis of Digital Data for Cloud based Data Lake Management
    16. Qamar Munir - Seasonal Precipitation Forecast Using Data Mining Technique
    17. Zarghona Anis - Light Field Compression
    18. Shahmir Sajid : Sub-Graph Management using Cluster Computing
    19. Syed Bilal Shah : Identification of hydropower plant potentiality on Lai Nullah Basin Using QGIS tool
    20. Naveed Tariq : Q Net: Multi-class Object Recognition and Classification of Wild Animals using Deep Convolution Neural Network
    21. Ubaidullah : A Cluster Computing Model for Visualizing the Climate Change of Pakistan
    22. Shahmir Sajid :


  • Books
    1. [Information Systems] Schema Matching and Integration When schemas are in thousands, Khalid Saleem, ISBN-13 : 978-3-8484-3566-1, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, April 2012
  • Journal
    1. [Information Systems] Muhammad Fahad, Khan; Khalid, Saleem;Mohammed Ali, Alshara; Shariq, Bashir. Multilevel Information Fusion for Cryptographic Substitution Box Construction based on Inevitable Random Noise in Medical Imaging  . Nature Scientific Reports, Springer 2021. (accepted) (w Category) 
    2. [Information Systems] Ahmed, Adeel; Saleem, Khalid; Khalid, Osman; Rashid, Umer; Baz, Abdullah. On Deep Neural Network for Trust Aware Cross Domain Recommendations in E-commerce  . Expert Systems with Applications, Elseveir 2021. (accepted) (w Category) 
    3. [Information Systems]Umer, Rashid; Khalid, Saleem; Ahmed, Adeel. MIRRE approach: nonlinear and multimodal exploration of MIR aggregated search results   . Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer2021. (accepted) (w Category) 
    4. [Information Systems] Ghazanfar, Siddiqui; Muhammad Zafar, Iqbal; Khalid, Saleem; Zafar, Saeed; Ibrahim A., Hameed; Adeel, Ahmed;M. Fahad, Khan. A Dynamic Three-Bit Image Steganography Algorithm for Medical and e-Healthcare Systems  . IEEE ACCESS, 2020. (w Category) 
    5. [Information Systems] Ahmed, Adeel; Saleem, Khalid; Rashid, Umer; Baz, Abdullah. Modeling Trust Aware Recommendations with Temporal Dynamics in Social Networks  . IEEE ACCESS, 2020. (w Category) 
    6. [Information Systems] Malik, Maryam Imtiaz; Sindhu, Muddassar Azam; Khattak, Akmal Saeed; Abbasi, Rabeeh Ayaz; Saleem, Khalid. Automating test oracles from restricted natural language agile requirements. Expert Systems (Wiley), 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/exsy.12608(w Category) 
    7. [Computing] Ahmed, Adeel; Khan, Muhammad Fahad; Saleem, Khalid; Shah, Tariq. A Novel Design of Cryptographic SP-Network Based on Gold Sequences and Chaotic Logistic Tent System  . IEEE ACCESS (accepted), 2019 (w Category) 
    8. [Computing] Khan, Muhammad Fahad; Ahmed, Adeel; Saleem, Khalid. A Novel Cryptographic Substitution Box Design Using Gaussian .   . IEEE ACCESS. Vol 7, Jan 2019 (w Category)
    9. [Computing] Qasim, Tehreem; Zia, Muhammad; Minhas, Qurratul-Ain; Bhatti, Naeem; Saleem, Khalid; Qasim, Tooba; Mahmood, Hasan.    An Ant Colony Optimization Based Approach for Minimum Cost Coverage on 3-D Grid in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS. 6/22, June 2018 (w Category)
    10. [Data Analytics] Ahmed, Adeel; Khan, Muhammad Fahad; Usman, Muhammad; Saleem, Khalid. Analysis of Coauthorship Network in Political Science using Centrality Measures. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED COMPUTER SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS. 10/9, Oct 2018. (Emerging Index, Clarivate)
    11. [Data Analytics] Batool, Zahra; Usman, Muhammad; Saleem, Khalid; Abdullah-Al-Wadud, M.; Fazal-e-Amin; Al-Eliwi, Abdulhameed.  . Disease-Disease Association Using Network Modeling: Challenges and Opportunities. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND HEALTH INFORMATICS. 4/8, May 2018 (w Category)
    12. [Data Analytics] Qadri, Salman; Khan, Dost Muhammad; Qadri, Syed Furqan; Razzaq, Abdul; Ahmad, Nazir; Jamil, Mutiullah; Shah, Ali Nawaz; Muhammad, Syed Shah; Saleem, Khalid; Awan, Sarfraz Ahmad. Multisource Data Fusion Framework for Land Use/Land Cover. Journal of Sensors, 2017 (w Category)
    13. [Computing] Faisal Baig, Muhammad Fahad Khan , Saira Beg, Tariq Shah, Khalid Saleem. Onion steganography: a novel layering approach. Nonlinear Dynamics, Springer. January 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11071-015-2580-5. (w Category)
    14. [Computing] R. Jahangir, W. Masood, M. Siddiq, Nazia Batool, Khalid Saleem. Interaction of fast magnetoacoustic solitons in dense plasmas. Physics of Plasmas 09/2015; 22(9):092312. DOI:10.1063/1.4930270. (w Category)
    15. [Computing] Muhammad Mazhar Abbas, Zia Muhammad, Khalid Saleem, Nazar Abbas Saqib, Hasan Mahmood. Energy Harvesting and Management in Wireless Networks for Perpetual Operations. Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers. Vol. 24, No. 3, 2015. World Scientific Publishing Company. (w Category)
    16. [Computing] Muhammad Mazhar Abbas, Mohamed Tawhid, Khalid Saleem, Hassan Mahmood, Hafiz Malik, Muhammad Zia and Nazar Abbas Saqib. Solar Energy Harvesting and Management in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2014, Article ID 436107, 8 pages, 2014. (w Category)
    17. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem. m-Government: Anywhere Anytime Government Services.V.1, N.1/14/c IJICTT, 2014
    18. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem, Zohra Bellahsene and Ela Hunt, PORSCHE: Performance ORiented SCHEma mediation, Journal: Information Systems, Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0306-4379, Volume 33, Issues 7-8, Pages 637-657, November-December 2008. DOI:10.1016/j.is.2008.01.010. (w Category)
  • Book Chapters/ Conference/ Workshop Proceedings
    1.  [Information Systems] Wahid, Junaid Abdul; Shi, Lei; Tao, Yongcai; Lin, Wei; Saleem, Khalid. Incorporation of social media indicator in e-Government index. ICCIP '19 : Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Communication and Information ProcessingNovember 2019, Pages 201–209. October 15–17, 2019, Chongqing, China
    2.  [Information Systems] Zafar Iqbal, Saqib Iqbal, Mubashar Mushtaq, Ghazanfar Farooq,Khalid Saleem. GLCM based Skin Diseases Classification using Texture Features. CAINE 2018, October 8–10, 2018, New Orleans, LA, USA
    3. [Information Systems] Naveed Tariq, Khalid Saleem, Mubashar Mushtaq, Muhammad Ali Nawaz. Snow Leopard Recognition Using Deep Convolution Neural Network. ICISDM '18, April 9–11, 2018, Lakeland, FL, USA  
    4. [Information Systems] Kanwal Kiani, Khalid Saleem . K-Nearest Temperature Trends: A Method for Weather Temperature Data Imputation. ICISDM 2017, April 01-03, 2017. Charleston, South Carolina, USA  
    5. [Data Analysis] Muhammad Fahad Khan, Khalid Saleem and Mubashar Mushtaq. Optimally Compressed Digital Optimally Compressed Digital Content Delivery Using Short Message Service. ITNG-2017, April 10-12, 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada
    6.  [Data Analysis] Tehreem Qasim, Qurrat ul Ain Minhas, Alam Mujahid, Naeem Ali Bhatti, Mubashar, Mushtaq, Khalid Saleem, Hasan Mahmood, M.Shujah and Islam Sameem. ACO-Discreet: An efficient node deployment approach in wireless sensor networks. ITNG-2017, April 10-12, 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    7. [Information Systems] Adeel Ahmed, Khalid Saleem and Mubashar Mushtaq. Pakistan Genetic Disease Database. SEDE-2016, September 26-28, 2016. Denver, Colorado, USA
    8. [Data Analysis] Adeel Ahmed, Khalid Saleem and Mubashar Mushtaq. Analyzing Patterns of Scientific Collaboration using Centrality Measures and Modularity. SEDE-2016, September 26-28, 2016. Denver, Colorado, USA
    9. [Computing] Muhammad Fahad Khan, Mubashar Mushtaq, Khalid Saleem and Saira Beg. Audio2SMS+: Enhancing Audio Compression for Communication Systems in Low Signal Strength Areas. CATA-2016, April 4-6, 2016. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (Accepted)
    10. [Computing] Muhammad Fahad Khan, Mubashar Mushtaq, Khalid Saleem. Lossless Compression based Digital Content Delivery over Satellite Communication in Low Signal Strength Areas. IEEE ICCSI, May 3-5 2016, Taif, Saudi Arabia (Accepted)
    11. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem. m-Government: Anywhere Anytime Government Services, Keynote, 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Trends, Pages 170-173, September 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
    12. [Data Analytics] Adeel Ahmed and Khalid Saleem, Title: Haplotype Segment Algorithm for Predicting Disease Gene Locus based on Distance/Similarity Measures, Book Title: Emerging Trends and Applications in Information Communication Technologies, Series Title: Communications in Computer and Information Science, Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-642-28962-0 (Online), ISSN: 1865-0929, March 2012, Volume 281, pp 31-42, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-28962-0_4
    13. [Data Analytics] Danish Altaf Satti, Khalid Saleem. Complexities and Implementation Challenges in Offline Urdu Nastaliq OCR. In proceeding of: Conference on Language & Technology October 2012, Lahore
    14. [Data Analytics] Adeel Ahmed. A Heuristic Approach to the Identification of Disease Gene Region using Haplotype Analysis. Human Genome Meeting 2011, 14-17 March 2011, Dubai , United Arab Emirates
    15. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem and Zohra Bellahsene. Complex Schema Match Discovery and Validation through Collaboration.. Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg , Book Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), Volume : 5870/2009, Book: On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems, ISBN: 978-3-642-05147-0, Pages: 406-413, November 2009. Vilamoura , Portugal . DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-05148-7_30.
    16. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem, Zohra Bellahsene, Automatic Extraction of Structurally Coherent Mini-Taxonomies. Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg , Book Series : Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), Volume : 5231/2008, Book: Conceptual Modeling, ISBN: 978-3-540-87876-6, Pages: 341-354, October 2008. Barcelona , Spain . DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540- 87877-3_25.
    17. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem, Zohra Bellahsene and Ella Hunt, Performance Oriented Schema Matching. Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg , Book Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), Volume : 4653/2007, Book: Database and Expert Systems Applications, ISBN: 978-3-540-74467-2, Pages: 844-853, August 2007. Regensburg , Germany . DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-74469-6_82.
    18. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem and Zohra Bellahsene. A scalable approach for large scale schema matching.In the proceedings of Passage à l'échelle des techniques de découverte de correspondences (DéCOR) Workshop co-located with 7éme journées francophones de Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances (EGC), 2007. Namur, Belgium
  • Technical Reports
    1. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem and Zohra Bellahsene. Open Data Analytics - Research Perspectives. Post-Doctorate Report, Submitted to HEC, October 2012
    2. [Information Systems] Khalid Saleem and Zohra Bellahsene. New Challenges in Data Integration: Large Scale Automatic Schema Matching. HAL: lirmm-00170765, version 2, 2008 http://hal-lirmm.ccsd.cnrs.fr/docs/00/27/36/99/PDF/SchemaMatchingSurvey.pdf

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