Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Department of Computer Science
 
QAU CS Academics Research Faculty Admission  
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Rabeeh Ayaz Abbasi

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

📧 rabbasi-at-qau-edu-pk
☎ +92-51-9064-2050
📯 Room # 222, Dept. of Computer Science,
     Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

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Research Interests | Teaching | Research Publications | MPhil/MS Supervised | MSc Supervised | Professional Activities

Research Interests

  • Social Media Analytics
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Machine Learning

Teaching

  • BS / MSc
    • Data Structures
    • Emerging Trends in Software Development
    • Web Technologies
  • MS / MPhil / PhD
    • Data Mining
    • Social Network Analysis
    • Social Media Content Analysis

Research Publications

Journal

  1. Z. Saeed, R. A. Abbasi, I. Razzak, O. Maqbool, A. Sadaf, and G. Xu, “Enhanced heartbeat graph for emerging event detection on twitter using time series networks,” Expert Systems with Applications, 2019. Online.
  2. Z. Saeed, R. A. Abbasi, O. Maqbool, A. Sadaf, I. Razzak, A. Daud, N. R. Aljohani, and G. Xu, “What’s happening around the world? A survey and framework on event detection techniques on twitter,” Journal of Grid Computing, May 2019. Online
  3. A. Said, T. D. Bowman, R. A. Abbasi, N. R. Aljohani, S.-U. Hassan, and R. Nawaz, “Mining network-level properties of twitter altmetrics data,” Scientometrics, Apr 2019. Online
  4. M. K. Hayat, A. Daud, A. A. Alshdadi, A. Banjar, R. A. Abbasi, Y. Bao, and H. Dawood, “Towards deep learning prospects:  Insights for social media analytics,” IEEE Access, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 36958 – 36979, 2019. Online
  5. A. S. Sunar, R. A. Abbasi, H. C. Davis, S. White, and N. R. Aljohani, “Modelling MOOC learners’ social behaviours,” Computers in Human Behavior, 2019. Online
  6. A. Daud, T. Amjad, M. A. Siddiqui, N. R. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, and M. A. Aslam, “Correlational analysis of topic specificity and citations count of publication venues,” Library Hi Tech, 2019, Vol. 37 Issue: 1, pp. 8-18. Online
  7. S. Arafat, N. Aljohani, R. Abbasi, A. Hussain, and M. Lytras, “Connections between e-learning, web science, cognitive computation and social sensing, and their relevance to learning analytics: A preliminary study,” Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 92, pp. 478 – 486, 2019. Online
  8. N. R. Aljohani, A. Daud, R. A. Abbasi, J. S. Alowibdi, M. Basheri, and M. A. Aslam, “An integrated framework for course adapted student learning analytics dashboard,” Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 92, pp. 679 – 690, 2019. Online
  9. M. S. Faisal, A. Daud, A. U. Akram, R. A. Abbasi, N. R. Aljohani, and I. Mehmood, “Expert ranking techniques for online rated forums,” Computers in Human Behavior, 2019. Online
  10. R. A. Abbasi, O. Maqbool, M. Mushtaq, N. R. Aljohani, A. Daud, J. S. Alowibdi, and B. Shahzad, “Saving lives using social media: Analysis of the role of twitter for personal blood donation requests and dissemination,” Telematics and Informatics, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 892 – 912, 2018. Online
  11. A. Said, R. A. Abbasi, O. Maqbool, A. Daud, and N. R. Aljohani, “CC-GA: A clustering coefficient based genetic algorithm for detecting communities in social networks,” Applied Soft Computing, vol. 63, pp. 59 – 70, 2018. Online
  12. A. Daud, J. A. Khan, J. A. Nasir, R. A. Abbasi, N. R. Aljohani, and J. S. Alowibdi, “Latent Dirichlet Allocation and POS Tags Based Method for External Plagiarism Detection: LDA and POS Tags Based Plagiarism Detection,” International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 53–69, 2018. Online
  13. M. A. Masood, R. A. Abbasi, O. Maqbool, M. Mushtaq, N. R. Aljohani, A. Daud, M. A. Aslam, and J. S. Alowibdi, “MFS-LDA: a multi-feature space tag recommendation model for cold start problem,” Program, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 218–234, 2017. Online
  14. M. A. Jarwar, R. A. Abbasi, M. Mushtaq, O. Maqbool, N. R. Aljohani, A. Daud, J. S. Alowibdi, J. Cano, S. García, and I. Chong, “CommuniMents: A Framework for Detecting Community Based Sentiments for Events,” International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 87–108, 2017. Online
  15. A. Daud, W. Ahmed, T. Amjad, J. A. Nasir, N. R. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, and I. Ahmad, “Who will cite you back? Reciprocal link prediction in citation networks,” Library Hi Tech, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 509–520, 2017. Online
  16. J.-R. Cano, N. R. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, J. S. Alowidbi, and S. García, “Prototype selection to improve monotonic nearest neighbor,” Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 60, pp. 128 – 135, 2017. Online
  17. H. U. Khan, A. Daud, U. Ishfaq, T. Amjad, N. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, and J. S. Alowibdi, “Modelling to identify influential bloggers in the blogosphere: A survey,” Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 68, pp. 64 – 82, 2017. Online

Conference

  1. Z. Saeed, R. A. Abbasi, A. Sadaf, M. I. Razzak, and G. Xu, “Text Stream to Temporal Network - A Dynamic Heartbeat Graph to Detect Emerging Events on Twitter,” in Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, PAKDD 2018, D. Phung, V. S. Tseng, G. I. Webb, B. Ho, M. Ganji, and L. Rashidi, Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 534–545. Online
  2. A. Daud, A. Hussain, R. A. Abbasi, N. R. Aljohani, T. Amjad, and H. Dawood, “Region-wise Ranking of Sports Players Based on Link Fusion,” in Companion Proceedings of the The Web Conference 2018, ser. WWW ’18. Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland: International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, 2018, pp. 259–266. Online
  3. F. Imran, R. A. Abbasi, M. A. Sindhu, A. S. Khattak, A. Daud, and T. Amjad, “Finding research areas of academicians using clique percolation,” in 14th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Nov 2018, pp. 1–6. Online
  4. T. Amjad, A. Daud, S. Khan, R. A. Abbasi, and F. Imran, “Prediction of rising stars from pakistani research communities,” in 14th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Nov 2018, pp. 1–6. Online
  5. A. Daud, N. R. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, Z. Rafique, T. Amjad, H. Dawood, and K. H. Alyoubi, “Finding Rising Stars in Co-Author Networks via Weighted Mutual Influence,” in Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, ser. WWW ’17 Companion. Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland: International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, 2017, pp. 33–41. Online
  6. A. Daud, N. R. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, M. D. Lytras, F. Abbas, and J. S. Alowibdi, “Predicting Student Performance Using Advanced Learning Analytics,” in Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, ser. WWW ’17 Companion. Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland: International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, 2017, pp. 415–421. Online
  7. M. A. Aslam, N. R. Aljohani, R. A. Abbasi, M. D. Lytras, and M. A. Kabir, “A Generic Framework for Adding Semantics to Digital Libraries,” in On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2016 Workshops: Confederated International Workshops: EI2N, FBM, ICSP, Meta4eS, and OTMA 2016, Rhodes, Greece, October 24–28, 2016, Revised Selected Papers, I. Ciuciu, C. Debruyne, H. Panetto, G. Weichhart, P. Bollen, A. Fensel, and M.-E. Vidal, Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017, pp. 277–281. Online
  8. M. F. K. Minhas, R. A. Abbasi, N. R. Aljohani, A. A. Albeshri, and M. Mushtaq, “INTWEEMS: A Framework for Incremental Clustering of Tweet Streams,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, ser. iiWAS ’15. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2015, pp. 87:1–87:4. Online
  9. J. Kanwal, O. Maqbool, R. Abbasi, and A. Q. Abbasi, “Network analysis of software change history for understanding software evolution,” in 17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference 2014, Dec 2014, pp. 229–234. Online
  10. A. Razzaq and R. Abbasi, “Automated separation of crosscutting concerns: Earlier Automated identification and modularization of cross-cutting features at analysis phase,” in 2012 15th International Multitopic Conference (INMIC), Dec 2012, pp. 471–478. Online
  11. R. Abbasi, “Query Expansion in Folksonomies,” in Semantic Multimedia, T. Declerck, M. Granitzer, M. Grzegorzek, M. Romanelli, S. Rueger, and M. Sintek, Eds. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011, pp. 1–16. Online
  12. R. Abbasi, S. Chernov, W. Nejdl, R. Paiu, and S. Staab, “Exploiting Flickr Tags and Groups for Finding Landmark Photos,” in Advances in Information Retrieval, M. Boughanem, C. Berrut, J. Mothe, and C. Soule-Dupuy, Eds. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 654–661. Online
  13. R. Abbasi, M. Grzegorzek, and S. Staab, “Large Scale Tag Recommendation Using Different Image Representations,” in Semantic Multimedia, T.-S. Chua, Y. Kompatsiaris, B. Mérialdo, W. Haas, G. Thallinger, and W. Bailer, Eds. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 65–76. Online
  14. R. Abbasi and S. Staab, “RichVSM: EnRiched Vector Space Models for Folksonomies,” in Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, ser. HT ’09. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2009, pp. 219–228. Online

Workshop

  1. R. Abbasi and S. Staab, "Introducing Triple Play for Improved Resource Retrieval in Collaborative Tagging Systems," in Proceedings of Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval, workshop at European Conference on Information Retrieval, March 2008. Online
  2. R. Abbasi, S. Staab, and P. Cimiano, "Organizing Resources on Tagging Systems using T-ORG," in Proceedings of Workshop on Bridging the Gap between Semantic Web and Web 2.0 at European Semantic Web Conference 2007, Innsbruck, Austria, June 2007, pp. 97-110. Online

MPhil/MS Theses Supervised

  1. Manahil Abdulmoin Alqulaity, “Analyzing the Role of Twitter as Electronic Word of Mouth for Health-care Needs in Saudi Arabia”, 2018
  2. Sahar Saad Alqahtani, “Analyzing the Public Interaction of Saudi Universities on Twitter”, 2018
  3. Anwar Saeed, "Discovering Community Structure of Complex Networks using Genetic Algorithms", 2016
  4. Farrah Haneef, "A Career Selection Model based on Social Network Analysis", 2016
  5. Muniba Firdous, "Exploring Homoeopathic System of Medicine Using Network Science", 2016
  6. Hajra Ali, "Analysis and Classification of Traffic Events on Social Media", 2016
  7. Faisal Imran, "Discovering Expert Groups in Pakistan Research Community", 2016
  8. Aslam Jarwar, "A Framework for Detecting Event related Sentiments of a Community", 2015
  9. Zahid Younas, "Integrating Multimodal Features for Automatic Image Annotation", 2015
  10. Abdul Rehman Janjua, "Analysis of Social Media Presence of Pakistani Politicians", 2015
  11. Farid Minhas, "Clustering and Presenting Twitter Streams", 2014
  12. M. Ali Masood, "Multi Feature Space LDA (MFS-LDA) for Tag Recommendation in Cold Start Problem", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  13. Abdul Razzaq, "Automated Separation of Cross Cutting Concerns", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013

BS/MSc Projects Supervised

  1. Rimsha Iqbal, “Aftermath of bribery: A game to address the issue of bribery”, 2019
  2. Sadia Parveen, “Zero to Hero: A game for addressing the issue of unemployment”, 2019
  3. Amjad Dahlawi and Ali Almalki, "Analyzing Performance of Saudi Universities on Twitter", 2018
  4. Ahmad Mohsen Alamoudi and Mohammad Saleh Alharbi, “Social Network Analyzer for Discussions on Twitter”, 2018
  5. Abdulrahman Sumaydaee and Abdullah Almalki, “Twitter Analytics Dashboard”, 2018
  6. Abdullah Barayan and Abdulaziz Bagour, “Web App for Diet Center”, 2017
  7. Faissal Al-Ghamdi and Ahmad Al-Juhani, "Intelligent Parking Management System", 2017
  8. Yassser Alharbi, Ahmad Alharbi, "Online Booking System for Football Stadiums", 2017
  9. Memoona Bibi, "Interactive Game for Learning English", 2015
  10. Mubashar, "An Android App for Eastern Musical Instruments", 2015
  11. Iqra Tallat, "An Intelligent Video Surveillance System", 2015
  12. Khushbakht Iqtidar, "A 2D Physics based Game", 2015
  13. Omar Aslam, "A Virtual Reality Tool for Selecting Dresses through Gestures", 2015
  14. Asma Riaz, "Distributed Tweets Crawler and Analyzer", 2015
  15. Kanza Hamid, "Tweets in Social Media Perspective", 2015
  16. Ijaz Muhammad, "Android Based Activity Logger", 2015
  17. Sadam Hussain, "Dengue Awareness Game for Desktop and Android Platforms", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2014
  18. Rizwan Fazal, "A Game for Improving Mathematical Skills of Children" , Quaid-i-Azam University, 2014
  19. Muhammad Usman, "A Flock of Birds Game using a Verlet Physics Engine" , Quaid-i-Azam University, 2014
  20. Tayyaba Shabbir, "Socio Tourism (A social media based tourism website)", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  21. Muhmmad Adeel Nawaz, "Location based Reminder System for Android", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  22. Muhammad Zeeshan Aslam, "Traffic Jam Notification System for Smart Phone Users", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  23. Muhammad Zubair, "Comparing Wikipedia Articles using Formal Concept Analysis", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  24. Muhammad Umer, "A Hybrid Fuel Logging System for Android based Smart Phones", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  25. Zeeshan Ali, "An Intelligent SMS Greeter for Android based Smart Phones", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2013
  26. Muhammad Farooq, "OPAS: Online Property Advertisement System", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2012
  27. Khalid Mehmood, "Visualization of Electoral Results on Google Maps", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2012
  28. Sundas Munir, "FolkDroid System: A Search Interface to Folksonomies for Android based Smart Phones", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2011
  29. Amina Asif, "Content Based Image Retrieval System for Social Media", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2011
  30. Muhammad Adeel Ramzan, "Pak Web 2.0 (A social media perspective of Pakistan)", Quaid-i-Azam University, 2011

Professional Activities

Research Related Activities

  • Local Arrangements Chair, International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) 2018, Pakistan
  • Invited expert in PhD Symposium at International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT'15), Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Member of expert panel in PhD Symposium at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University on 13th December, 2014

Academic Administrative Activities (Past)

  • Head of Project Committee at Quaid-i-Azam University
  • Departmental Coordinator for BS at Quaid-i-Azam University
  • MSc Student"s Advisor at Quaid-i-Azam University
  • Department"s MSc, MS, MPhil, and PhD Admission Committee Member at Quaid-i-Azam University
  • Member of Board of Faculty, Riphah International University, Islamabad

PC Member

  • ECSM 2014 " present: European Conference on Social Media (ECSM)
  • International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) 2014, 2018, Pakistan
  • Frontiers in Technology (FIT) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, Pakistan
  • International Conference on Advancements in Computational Sciences (ICACS), 2018, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Linked Data for Information Extraction (LD4IE), ISWC 2015, 2017 Workshop, Vienna, Austria
  • Conference on Information Assurance and Cyber Security (CIACS) 2014, Pakistan
  • Workshop on Metrics, Analysis and Tools for Online Community Management, INFORMATIK 2013 Workshop, Germany
  • IEEE International Multi Topic Conference (INMIC) 2012, Pakistan
  • Micro-Contributions by the Masses (TAGS 2010), EKAW 2010 Workshop, Portugal

Reviewing for Journals

  • Computers in Human Behavior, Elsevier
  • Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier
  • Neurocomputing, Elsevier
  • Semantic Web Journal, IOS Press
  • Telematics and Informatics, Elsevier
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