Research Publications

Networks & Distributed Computing Research Group (NDRC)

Following is the list our research papers.

  • Samia Ijaz, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Muhammad Wasif Nisar and Muhammad Waqas Anwar, "Efficient Scheduling Strategy for Task Graphs in Heterogeneous Computing Environment" The International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT). (Journal indexed by SCI, Impact Factor 0.065) Vol. 10, No. 5, 486-492, September 2013, ISSN 1683-3198)
  • Ehsan Ullah Munir , Jianzhong Li and Qaisar Rasool. A New Heuristic for Task Scheduling in Heterogeneous Computing Environment. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A, 2008, 9 (12): 1715-1723. (Journal indexed by SCI, Impact Factor 0.554)
  • Ehsan Ullah Munir , Jianzhong Li, Shengfei Shi, Qaisar Rasool. Performance Analysis of Task Scheduling Heuristics in Grid. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, ICMLC 2007, p 3093-3098. (Indexed by EI)
  • Ehsan Ullah Munir , Jianzhong Li, Shengfei Shi, Zhaonian Zou and Qaisar Rasool. A Performance Study of Task Scheduling Heuristics in Heterogeneous Computing Environment. Modelling, Computation and Optimization in Information Systems and Management Sciences (MCO'08). September 8-10, 2008, Metz, France - Luxembourg. (Indexed by EI)
  • Qaisar Rasool, Jianzhong Li, George S. Oreku, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Donghua Yang A Comparative Study of Replica Placement Strategies in Data Grids, APWeb/WAIM’07 Conference, DBMAN’07 Workshop, LNCS 4537, 135-143, 2007. (Indexed by EI)
  • Qaisar Rasool, Jianzhong Li, Ehsan Ullah Munir, George S. Oreku. A Two-way Strategy for Replica Placement in Data Grid. In WorldComp’08, International Conference on Grid Computing and Applications (GCA’08), CSREA Press, Las Vegas, USA, 2008.
  • Nadir Shah and Depei Qian, “An efficient unstructured P2P overlay for file sharing over MANETs using underlying reactive routing”, Journal of Internet Technology , Vol. 12 No. 3, P.517-530
  • Nadir Shah and Depei Qian, “An efficient overlay for unstructured P2P file sharing over MANET using underlying cluster-based routing, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, vol.4, no. 5 October, 30, 2010.
  • Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, Nadir Shah, Mehboob Yasin, “A Novel Forwarding Scheme for Adaptive Anycasting in Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networks ”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, vol.3, no. 11-12, 2010. ISSN, 0974-5645

Publication in Local/International Conference(s)

  • Nadir Shah , Depei Qian, “Cross-Layer Design to Merge Structured P2P Networks over MANET”, In Proceeding of 16th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2010) 8-10 December 2010 in Shanghai, China.
  • Nadir Shah , Depei Qian, “Cross-Layer Design for Merging of unstructured P2P Networks over MANET”, In Proceeding of The 5th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Technologies & Applications(CUTE2010), Sanya,Hainan, China 16th December 2010 - 18th December 2010.
  • Nadir Shah , Depei Qian, “An efficient structured p2p overlay over MANET”. In MobiDE, Ninth International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (in conjunction with SIGMOD/PODS 2010), Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, June 2010.
  • Nadir Shah , Depei Qian, “A New Cross-Layer Unstructured P2P File Sharing Protocol over Mobile Ad Hoc Network” T.H. Kim and H. Adeli (Eds.): AST/UCMA/ISA/ACN 2010, LNCS 6059, pp. 250–263, 2010. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-13576-7.
  • Nadir Shah , Depei Qian, "Context-Aware Routing for Peer-to-Peer Network on MANETs," nas, pp.135-139, 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage, 2009
  • Nadir Shah , Depei Qian, Khalid Iqbal, “Performance evaluation of multiple routing protocols using multiple mobility models for mobile ad hoc networks”, in Proc. of IEEE INMIC, 2008, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Aamir Saeed, L. Khan, Nadir Shah, “Performance Comparison of Two Anycast based Reactive Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad hoc Networks”, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer, Control & Communication (IEEE-IC4 2009).
  • Fazl-e-Hadi, Nadir Shah, Dr. Afaq Hussain Syed Dr. Mehboob Yasin, “Adaptive Anycast: A new Anycast protocol for performance improvement in Delay Tolerant Networks”, in Proc. of IEEE Conference 2007 on Integrated Technology, Shenzhen, China.
  • Fazl-e-Hadi, Nadir Shah, Dr. Afaq Hussain Syed, Dr. Mehboob Yasin “ Group Size Effects on Adaptive Anycasting in Delay Tolerant Networks”, In Proceeding of IEEE Conference on Electrical Engineering 2007 UET Lahore, Pakistan.

Group Leader: Dr. Ehsan ullah Munir

Information Security, Data Mining & Business Intelligence Research Group

Following is the list our research papers.

  • A Reversible Watermarking Technique for Social Networks Datasets for Enabling Data Trust in Cyber, Physical and Social Computing, IEEE Systems Journal, (In press), 2014. Impact factor = 1.98
  • GenInfoGuard - A Robust and Distortion-free Watermarking Technique for Genetic Data, PLoS ONE,2015,(In press), Impact factor = 3.234
  • A Survey on Reversible Watermarking Techniques for Relational Databases, Security and Communication Networks, (In press), 2014. Impact factor = 0.720
  • A Novel Robust Fingerprinting Technique for Digital Data based on Genetic Algorithm, HONET, 2014.
  • RRW - A Robust and Reversible Watermarking Technique for Relational Data IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, (In press), 2014. Impact factor = 2.067
  • A Robust, Distortion Minimizing Technique for Watermarking Relational Databases Using Once-for-all Usability Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 25, no. 12, pp., 2013. Impact factor = 2.067
  • A Formal Usability Constraints Model for Ownership Protection of Outsourced Datasets, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 8, no. 6, pp., 2013. Impact factor = 2.408
  • An Information-Preserving Watermarking Scheme for Right Protection of EMR Systems, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 24, no. 11, pp., 2012. Impact factor = 2.067
  • Opposition-Based Particle Swarm Optimization with Velocity Clamping (OVCPSO), book chapter in Springer Book Series "Advances in Intelligent & Soft Computing", pp. 339-348, 2009.
  • Image Fusion Using Computational Intelligence: A Survey, in Second International Conference on
    Environmental and Computer Science, pp. 128-132, 2009.
  • Use of Clinical Decision Support System on Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) of the Medical Expert,
    International ehap Conference, 2010.
  • Providing Harmless Ownership Protection for Shared Patient Data, International ehap Conference, 2012.

Group Leader: Dr. Muhammad Kamran

Software Engineering Research Group (SERG)

Following is the list our research papers.

1. Samia Ijaz, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Muhammad Wasif Nisar and Muhammad Waqas Anwar, "Efficient Scheduling Strategy for Task Graphs in Heterogeneous Computing Environment" The International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT). (Journal indexed by SCI, Impact Factor 0.065) Vol. 10, No. 5, 486-492, September 2013, ISSN 1683-3198)

2. Marryam Murtaza, Jamal Hussain Shah, Aisha Azeem, Wasif Nisar, Maria Masood, "Structured Language Requirement Elicitation Using Case Base Reasoning" Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (Journal indexed by SCI) 6(23): 4393-4398, 2013 ISSN: 2040-7459

3. Faisal Shafique Butt, Muhammad Waseem, Tariq Rafique, M. Wasif Nisar, Dr. Syed Mazhar Abbas Zaidi, "Estimating the Effectiveness of Promotional Tools on Sales Growth An Analysis of Occasional Study", (Journal indexed by ISI) J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 3(6) 99-106, 2013, ISSN: 2090-4304

4. Faisal Shafique Butt, Misbah Liaqat, RM Abdul Haseeb-UR-Rehman Khan, Wasif Nisar, Ehsan Ullah Munir, "Common Factors in the Successful Software Projects in Pakistan's Software Industry", (Journal indexed by ISI) World Applied Sciences Journal 23 (9): 1176-1185, 2013 ISSN: 1818-4952

5. Faisal Nawaz, Faisal Shafique Butt, Wasif Nisar, Irfan Sharif, "Effectiveness of Model Based Testing: An Evidence from Pakistan", (Journal indexed by SCI) Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 5(16): 4206-4215, 2013 ISSN:2040-7459

6. Faisal Shafique Butt, Naveed Ahmad Qureshi, Wasif Nisar, "Study of Self-Serving Biases in Pakistan Software Industry", (Journal indexed by SCI) J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 3(2)142-146, 2013 ISSN 2090-4304

7. Musawwer Khan, Wasif Nisar, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Waqas Anwar and Islam Ali, "Developing Strategies for a reengineedred Information System in Context of a Legacy System.", Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. 4(3): p 178-185, 2012 (ISSN 2040-7459, Journal indexed by ISI)

8. Ehsan Ullah Munir, Sheraz Anjum, Muhammad Wasif Nisar, Muhammd Waqas Anwar and Kashif Ayyub. Comparative Study on Performance of Scheduling Heuristics in Heterogeneous Computing Environment. Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Sciences 2011, 9 (1), p 70-79. (Journal indexed by ISI ISSN 1727-4915)

9. Altaf Hussain, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Muhammad Wasif Nisar and Muhammd Waqas Anwar. Performance Analysis of Competing Tasks and Processors in Heterogeneous Earliest Finish Time Algorithm. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2011, 13 (8), p 70-79. (ISSN 1818-4952, Journal indexed by ISI)

10. Syed Zain Raza Mehdi, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Waqas Anwar and Wasif Nisar. Minimizing Latency During Handover Between UMTS, WiFi and WiMAX Networks. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2011, 3(9), p 1022-1025. (ISSN 2040-7459, Journal indexed by ISI)

11. Waqas Ahmad, Muhammad Wasif Nisar, Ehsan Ullah Munir and Muhammad Waqas Anwar, "Low profile MIMO Diversity Antenna with multiple feed", Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 2011, 1 (9), p 1084-1088. (ISSN 2090- 4304, Journal indexed by ISI)

12. Muhammad Wasif Nisar, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Shafqat Ali shad "Usage and Impact of ICT in Education Sector; A Study of Pakistan" published in Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(12): p 578-583, 2011 (Journal indexed by ISI)

13. Sheraz Anjum, Ehsan Ullah Munir and Muhammad Wasif Nisar, "Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Network on Chip Architectures and Algorithms Using CINSIM", Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 2011, 1(10): p 1594-1602. (ISSN 2090- 4304, Journal indexed by ISI)

14. Samina Nawab, Xiao Xuan Li and Muhammad Wasif Nisar, "Person culture fit� as an approach for better adjustments of expatriates to new cultures: A case study of China" published in African Journal of Business Management Vol. 5(9), pp. 3429-3435, 4 May, 2011 (ISI Indexed)

15. Manzoor Elahi, Xinjie Lv, Wasif Nisar, and Hongan Wang. "Distance Based Outlier for data streams Using Grid Structure", In Information Technology Journal. 8 (2): 128-137, 2009 (EI )

16. Nasro Min-ALLAH, Yong-Ji Wang, Jian sheng Xing, Wasif Nisar and Asad-Raza Kazmi. "Towards Dynamic Voltage Scaling in Real-Time Systems- A Survey", In International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering Systems (IJCSES) pp. 93-103, Vol 1, No. 2, April 2007

Publication in Local/International Conference(s)

1. Muhammad Wasif Nisar , Yong-Ji Wang , Manzoor Elahi "Software Development Effort Estimation using Fuzzy Logic - A Survey" published in the proceeding of the Fifth International Conference Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD), 18-20 Oct. 2008 Jinan, China. (EI, ISTP).

2. Jian Dai , Qing Wang , Mingshu Li ,Junchao Xiao , Dapeng Liu , M. Wasif and Li Ruan "A Simulation-Based Approach for Fine-grained Project Plan Analysis" presented at the Third International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2007) (EI)

3. Li Ruan, Yongji Wang, QingWang, Mingshu Li, Yun Yang, Lizi Xie, Dapeng Liu, Haitao Zeng, Shen Zhang, Junchao Xiao, Lei Zhang, M. Wasif Nisar, and Jian Dai "Empirical Study on Benchmarking Software Development Tasks" Q. Wang et al. (Eds.): ICSP 2007, LNCS 4470, pp. 221-232. (EI, ISTP)

4. Qing Wang, Junchao Xiao, Mingshu Li, M. Wasif Nisar, Rong Yuan, Lei Zhang. "A Process-Agent Construction Method for Software Process Modeling in SoftPM." Q. Wang et al. (Eds.): SPW/ProSim 2006, LNCS 3966, pp.204-213. (EI, ISTP)

5. Manzoor Elahi, Kun Li, Wasif Nisar, Xinjie Lv, and Hongan Wang. "Efficient clustering-based outlier detection algorithm for dynamic data stream." In Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD), 18-20 Oct. 2008 Jinan, China. (EI, ISTP )

6. Manzoor Elahi, Xinjie Lv, Wasif Nisar, Imran Ali Khan, Ying Qiao, and Hongan Wang. "Db-outlier detection algorithm using divide and conquer approach over dynamic data stream." In Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE), December 12 14, 2008, Wuhan, China. ( EI )

7. Manzoor Elahi, Kun Li, Wasif Nisar, Xinjie Lv, and Hongan Wang. "Detection of local outlier over dynamic data streams using efficient partitioning method." In Proceedings of World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE 2009) Los Angeles Anaheim, USA.(EI, ISTP )

8. Saima Gulzar, Ehsan Ullah Munir, Muhammad Wasif Nisar. A Segmented Approach for DAG Scheduling in Heterogeneous Environment. Presented in the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT-11), Gwangju, Korea. p. 3093-3098

9. Saima Ahmad, Ehsan Munir, Wasif Nisar. "PEGA: A performance Effective Genetic Algorithm for task scheduling in Heterogeneous systems" presented in The 5th International Symposium on Advances of High Performance Computing & Networking" HPCC-2012 held on 25th -27th June 2012 at Liverpool, UK."

Image Processing Research Group

Following is the list our research papers.

1. Masood Saleha, Muhammad Sharif, Mudassar Raza, Mussarat Yasmin, Muhammad Iqbal, and Muhammad Younus Javed. "Glaucoma Disease: A Survey." Current Medical Imaging Reviews 11, no. 4 (2015): 272-283.

2. Shah Jamal Hussain, Muhammad Sharif, Mudassar Raza, and Marryam Murtaza. "Robust Face Recognition Technique under Varying Illumination." Journal of Applied Research and Technology 13, no. 1 (2015): 97-105.

3. Khan Sadaf Jamil, Muhammad Sharif, Mudassar Raza, Mussarat Yasmin, and Jamal Hussain Shah. "Capsule Deformation in Pharmaceutical Industry by a Non-Contact Metrology Algorithm." Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics 5, no. 2 (2015): 210-215.

4. Sharif Muhammad, Jamal Husain Shah, and Mudassar Raza. "FACIAL FEATURE DETECTION AND RECOGNITION FOR VARYING POSES." Science International 27, no. 1 (2015).

5. Azam Faisal, Muhammad Sharif, Musarat Yasmin, and Sajjad Mohsin. "Artificial intelligence based techniques for earthquake prediction: a review." Sci. Int 26, no. 4 (2014): 1495-1502.

Detection and Recognition for evolutionary robotics (DRER) Research Group

Following is the list our research papers.

  • Alkandri, A., Gardezi, A., Birch, P., et al., "Parameter optimization of the optimal trade-off maximum average correlation height filter for FLIR imaging in high clutter environments," Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8055, 805508 (2011).
  • Gardezi, A., Al-Kandri, A., Birch, P., et al., "Comparison of SIFT technique with Spatial Domain OT-MACH for images with large illumination gradient," Invited Paper, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9477, 947706 (April 20, 2015)

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