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Umer Rashid

Lecturer

Ph.D., Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan
M.Phil. (CS), Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan

Phone: +92-51-9064-2012

Email: umerrashid@qau.edu.pk






Research Interests

· Human Aspects of Computing

· Human Information Interaction

· Multimedia Information Retrieval

· Search Interface Design

· Information Visualization


Academic Research/Projects

· Multiple Media Information Search Framework (Ph.D. thesis, 2012-2017)

· Multimodal Search Mechanism (M.Phil. Thesis, 2006-2007)

· Traffic Congestion Control Simulator of Islamabad (BS Project, 2005)


Distinctions/Awards

· PhD-IRSIP Award (2015)

· Quaid-I-Azam University Ph.D. Research Fellowship (2012-2017)

· Quaid-I-Azam University M.Phil. Research Fellowship (2006-2007)

· 1st position in M.Phil. (CS) batch spring 2006-2007

· Department Merit Certificate and Chancellors Medal


Experience

  • Lecturer - Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan - September 2010 to date
  • Lecturer - Riphah International University - June 2008 to August 2010
  • Lecturer - Federal Government Liaquat Ali Degree College -  September 2007 to May 2008
  • Visiting Lecturer - Quaid-I-Azam University - September 2007 to July 2008  
  • Visiting Lecturer - Quaid-I-Azam University - February 2010 to Jun 2010 

Academics

  • MPhil/MS Courses Taught
    • Human Information Interaction
    • Information Retrieval Systems
  • M.Sc. Courses Taught
    • Computer Architecture
    • Computer Communication and Networks
    • Computer Systems
    • Database Design
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Human Aspects of Computing
    • Introduction to Computing Theory
    • Multimedia Application Design
    • Object Oriented Programming
  • BS (CS) Courses Taught
    • Database Systems
    • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • Introduction to Computing
    • Selected Topics in Computer Science
    • Software Design and Architecture
  • Undergraduate Projects Supervised
    • M. Sc. : 22
    • BS (CS): 01
  • Postgraduate Research Students [In Progress]
    • Mudassar Khan (MS)
  • Undergraduate Project Students [In Progress]
    • Muhammad Osama Zafer (M. Sc)
    • Zobia Jamil (BS)
    • Tariq Shahzad (BS)

Reviewer

· Journals

    • Pattern Recognition Letters
    • Multimedia Tools and Applications

Publications

    1. Umer Rashid and Bakhtawar Arif, “PERIA-Framework: A Prediction Extension Revision Image Annotation Framework”, to be published in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, 2018.
    2. Umer Rashid, Muhammad Afzal Bhatti. A Framework to Exploring Results in Multiple media Information Aggregated Search. Multimedia Tools and Application. 76, 25787-25826, Springer, 2017. (Impact Factor: 1.530).
    3. Umer Rashid, Marco Viviani, Gabriella Pasi. A graph-based approach for visualizing and exploring a multimedia search result space. Information Sciences, 370, 303-322, Elsevier, 2016. (Impact Factor: 4.832).
    4. Umer Rashid, Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “Towards a Conceptual Framework to Implement Multiple Media Information Search Systems”, In proceedings of 10th international Conference on Digital Information Management, South Korea, 154-159, IEEE, 2015.
    5. Umer Rashid, Marco Viviani, Gabriella Pasi, Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “The browsing issue in multimodal information retrieval: A navigation tool over a multiple media search result space, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 400, 271-282, 2015.
    6. Umer Rashid, “ANN based Expert System to Predict Disease in Cardiac Patients at Initial Stages”, in International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications, 6(2), 1-9, IGI Global, 2015.
    7. Umer Rashid, “A Methodological Approach: Formal Specification of Quality Attributes Modeling Approaches in the Waterfall Process Model”, In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational and Social Sciences, Pakistan, 2013.
    8. Umer Rashid, “Information Design for Email Advertisements”, In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational and Social Sciences, Pakistan, 2013.
    9. Umer Rashid, Iftikhar Azim Niaz,and  Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “Unified Multimodal Search Framework for Multimedia Information Retrieval”, Advanced Techniques in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, 129-136, Springer, 2010.
    10. Umer Rashid, Iftikhar Azim Niaz, and  Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “Fusion of Multimodal Document Intra-Modality Relevancies Using Linear Combination Model”, Advanced Techniques in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, 575-580, Springer, 2010.
    11. Umer Rashid and Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “Exploration and Management of Web Based Multimedia Information Resources”, Innovations and Advanced Techniques in Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, 500-506, Springer, 2008.
    12. Umer Rashid, Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, and Iftikhar Azim Niaz, “A Task Oriented Hybrid Framework for Interface Architecture Design”, In Proceedings of IEEE-ITNG 2010, 7th International Conference on Information Technology- New Generations, 1172-1176, USA. IEEE, 2010.
    13. Umer Rashid, Iftikhar Azim Niaz, and Malik Muhammad Waqas Amin, Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “Designing interactions using OAI model: A new interface modeling paradigm”, In International Conference on Emerging Technologies, 422-426, IEEE, Islamabad, 2009.
    14. Umer Rashid, Iftikhar Azim Niaz, and Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “M3L: Architecture for Multimedia Information Retrieval”, in Sixth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, ITNG'09, 1067-1072, IEEE, USA, 2009.
    15. Umer Rashid and Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, “Enhanced Term-specific Smoothing using Document World Clusters”, in  5th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia, 140-144, Malaysia, 2007.

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