PhD Students

Current

  • Sundus Ayaz
  • M. Latif  
  • Faryal Nosheen

Graduated

2018

4) Summair Raza

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: An incremental dependency calculation technique for feature selection using rough sets
  • Publications: 2 Conference papers + 5 Impact factor journal publications + 1 Book

2017

3) Abdul Wahab Muzaffar Qureshi

  • Co-supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title:  A Relation Extraction Framework for Biomedical Text using Hybrid Feature Set
  • Publications: 1 Conference paper + 1 Impact factor journal publication

2016

2) Farhan Hassan Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title:  Semi-Supervised Feature Weighting & Intelligent Model Selection (SWIMS): A Novel Sentiment Analysis Approach
  • Publications: 2 Conference papers + 10 Impact factor journal publications

1) Saba Bashir

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: IntelliHealth: An intelligent medical decision support system using a novel multi-layer classifier ensemble framework
  • Publications: 2 Conference papers + 7 Impact factor journal publications

Master Students

Current

  • Pakizah Fatima
  • Andleeb Aslam
  • Aleena Ahmad
  • Zumar Khalid
  • Aiman Qadeer
  • Kanwal Wahab
  • Usman Ali
  • Khawaja Sarmad Arif 
  • Main Usman
  • Ayesha Shahnaz

Graduated

2019

73) Sadia Majeed

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Farhan Hassan Khan
  • Thesis title: Improving Social Network Analysis to Enhance the Identification of Influential Nodes
  • Publications: 4 (conference papers)

72) Rabia Noureen

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Farhan Hassan Khan
  • Thesis title: Deep Learning To Improve Sentiment Analysis
  • Publications: 2 (conference papers)

71) Iqra Tahir

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Classification of EEG signal by training neural network with Swarm Optimization for Identification of Epilepsy
  • Publications: 1 (conference paper)

70) Younas khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Applying Feature Selection and Weight Optimization Techniques to Enhance Artificial Neural Network for Heart Disease Diagnosis
  • Publications: 2 (conference papers)

69) Muhammad Asad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Blood Glucose Level Prediction Using Optimized Neural Network
  • Publications: 4 (conference papers)

2018

68)  Fariha Tauseef

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Detection of Heart Disease Using Decision Tree
  • Publications: 0

67) Faiza Hussain

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Identification And Correction Of Misspelled Drugs’ Names In Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Publications: 3 (Conference paper)

66) Sidra Shafi

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Web Services Classification Using An Improved Text Mining Technique
  • Publications: 0

65) Amna Noureen

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Semantic Analysis of Social Media and Associated Psychotic Behaviors
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

64) Alia Fatima

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Wrapper Based Feature Selection Of Streaming Data And Accelerating Hoeffding Tree
  • Publications: 3 (Conference papers)

63) Aiman Khan Nazir

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Automated misspelling detection and correction in clinical free-text records
  • Publications: 3 (Conference papers)

62) Shaista Sabir

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A​ ​preconception​ ​Gender​ ​assessment​ ​using​ ​Data​ ​Mining​ ​Techniques​ ​based​ ​on​ ​Implementation​ ​of Natural​ ​Laws​ ​&​ ​Favoring​ ​Factors
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

61) Iqra Muhammad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Farhan Hassan Khan
  • Thesis title: Temporal Spam Identification
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

60) Madeha Arif

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Farhan Hassan Khan
  • Thesis title: Predicting Helpfulness of Online Reviews
  • Publications: 2 (Conference papers)

2017

59) Qadeem Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: An Optimized Data Clustering Algorithm for Analysis of Software Architectural Styles Data Set
  • Publications: 3 (Conference papers)

58) M Salman

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Farhan Hassan Khan
  • Thesis title: URL Based Phishing Detection Using A Hybrid Approach
  • Publications: 0

57) Adnan Ullah

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Farhan Hassan Khan
  • Thesis title: Multi-Filter Feature Selection (MFFS) Model for Gene Analysis in Microarray Dataset
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

56) Shumaila Anjum

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Improving Software Maintenance by Applying Enhanced Tree Kernel Based Approach on Software Clone Detection Framework
  • Publications: 0

55) Maryam Jamil

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: CRM strategies based on association rules and sequential patterns
  • Publications: 0

2016

54) Gulshan Saleem

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Text Mining through Modified Label Induction Grouping Algorithm
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

53) Sobh Zeb

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr. Farhan Raiz
  • Thesis title: Sentiment Analysis On User Reviews Through Lexicon And Rule-based Approach
  • Publications: 2 (Conference paper)

52) Fatima Ameen

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: An Approach for Semantic Workflows in Electronic Health Records
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

51) Bushra Zafar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr. Michael Cochez
  • Thesis title: Using Distributional Semantics For Automatic Taxonomy Induction
  • Publications: 2 (Conference paper)

50) Mazhar Hameed

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Usman Akram
  • Thesis title: Business Intelligence: Self Adapting and prioritizing database algorithm based on contextual shifting of data
  • Publications: 3 (Conference paper)

49) Hiba Khalid

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Usman Akram
  • Thesis title: Imparting Data Knowledge in discrete data volumes using crowded agent approach for multi-perspective and visualized big data
  • Publications: 3 (Conference paper)

48) Amna Rahman

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Bayesian Classifiers Based Combination Model For Text Classification
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

47) Aamna Iqtidar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Mr Abdul Wahab Muzaffar Qureshi
  • Thesis title: Building A Biomedical Ontology on Genetic Disease
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

46) Saadia Ismail

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Wasi Haider Butt
  • Thesis title: HL7 FHIR Compliant Data Access Model for Maternal Health Information System (MHIS)
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

45) Ateeq ur Rehman Khattak

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Guidelines for the development of Whitebox Testing Tools
  • Publications: 0

44) Asim Abbas

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Test Suite Minimization and Prioritization
  • Publications: 0

2015

43) Shahzada Zeeshan Waheed

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Data Flow Based Automated Integration Testing Framework for Object Oriented Programs Using Evolutionary Approach
  • Publications: 2 (Conference papers)

42) Zarha Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Text Mining based Approach to Detect Spam Emails
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

41) Saira Seemab

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Mining Hospital Data for Predicting Patient Drop Off
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

40) Muhammad Arslan Idris

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Performance Analysis of Cloud Based Load Testing of Web Applications
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

39) Samiullah Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Framework for Evaluation of Biomedical Ontologies on the basis of Structural Components
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

38) Muhammad Zubair Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Towards Service Evaluation and Ranking Model for cloud Infrastructure Selection
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

37) Aisha Zafar Ahmad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Dr Wasi Haider Butt
  • Thesis title: Influence of Key Player Detection and Removal on Efficiency and Performance of Terrorist Networks using Social Network Analysis
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

36) Aqsa Bajwa

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Dr Wasi Haider Butt
  • Thesis title: Framework for incorporating social networks with recommender systems
  • Publications: 0

35) Anam Shahjahan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Dr Wasi Haider Butt
  • Thesis title: Impact Of Refactoring On Code Quality By Using Graph Theory
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

34) Waqas Ahmed

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Analyzing Different Validation and Verification Techniques for Safety Critical Software System
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

33) Shoaib Hassan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Purification of Requirement Engineering Model for Rapid Application Development
  • Publications: 2 (Conference papers)

32) Saadia Hafeez

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Building a Bio-medical Ontology on Breast Cancer
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

31) Bakhtawar Seerat

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Clinical Decision Making Using Association Rule Mining-A New Approach with Attribute Weights
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

30) Syed Hasnain Ali

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Feature Reduction Framework based on Rough Set for Bio Medical Datasets
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

29) Fahim Ashraf Awan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Roman Urdu Sentiment Analysis (RUSA) – A Lexicon Based Approach
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

28) Usman Humayun

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Social Network Analysis using Multilevel Clustering on Linkden
  • Publications: 0

27) Munazza Ishtiaaq

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Data Using Sentiment Influencers
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

26) Madiha Guftar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A rule based expert system for syncope prediction
  • Publications: 2 (Conference papers)

25) Kashif Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Improved Single-Label Text Categorization by Instance Filtration.
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

24) Muhammad Ashraf Khan Niazi

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Mr Abdul Wahab Muzaffar Qureshi
  • Thesis title: Signature Automation of UMLS Concepts: An Un-Supervised Named Entity Recognition Framework for Classification of DNA and RNA in Biological Text
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

2014

23) Sobia Shafiq

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Dr Wasi Haider Butt
  • Thesis title: Attack Type Prediction Using Hybrid Classifier
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

22) Fareeha Choudhry

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Rule Based Inference Engine to forecast the Prevalence of Congenital Malformations in live births
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

21) Faryal Nosheen

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Flexibility and Privacy Control By Cookie Management
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

20) Muhammad Latif

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Mr Abdul Wahab Muzaffar Qureshi
  • Thesis title: Content-Specific Unigrams and Syntactic Phrases to Enhance SentiWordNet based Sentiment Classification
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

19) Aniqa Azam

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Optic Disc Segmentation from Colored Retinal Images using Vessel Density
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

18) Roohi Hussain

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: An Approach to Detect Spam Emails by Using Majority Voting
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

17) Faryal Gohar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Dr Wasi Haider Butt
  • Thesis title: Terrorist Group Prediction Using Data Classification
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

16) Nabila Perveen

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Inference Engine for Classification of Expert Systems Using Keyword Extraction Technique
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

15) Bureera Sabir

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar, Co-Supervisor: Mr Abdul Wahab Muzaffar Qureshi
  • Thesis title: Ontology Development and Evaluation for Urinal Tract Infection
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

14) Asad Bukhari

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: URWF: User Reputation based Weightage Framework for Twitter Micropost Classification
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper) + 1 (Impact factor journal publication)

13) Muhammad Usman

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Assessment for Enterprise Content Management Implementation
  • Publications: 0

12) Iqra Basharat

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Framework using supervised learning techniques for classification of unstructured data of cardiac patients
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

11) Mamuna Fatima

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Cardiac Data Mining: Extraction of Significant Patterns for Predicting Heart Conditions
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

10) Maryam Samad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Framework for the Time Series analysis of prevalence of Tb in Punjab.
  • Publications: 0

9) Fasial Karim

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Human Frontal Sinus Identification Based on SIFT and Pattern Recognition Techniques-A Hybrid Approach
  • Publications: 0

2013

8) Aqdas Ikram

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Developing an expert system based on association rules and predicate logic for earthquake prediction
  • Publications: 2 (Impact factor journal publication)

7) Andleeb Shahnaz

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Developing a multi-factor disease biomedical knowledge base using medical subject headings
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

6) Fauiza Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Detecting covert dubious actors using cross domain associations
  • Publications: 1 (Conference paper)

5) Rozina Nisa

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Text Mining based Approach for Web Service Classification
  • Publications: 2 (Impact factor journal publications)

4) Bilal Kakli

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Impact of Politics, War on Terror and Natural Disasters on Pakistan Education. An Analysis of Primary Education in Pakistan
  • Publications: 0

3) Hina Anwar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Global Optimization Ensemble Model for Classification Methods
  • Publications: 1 (Impact factor journal publication)

2012

2) Naizh Asad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Association Rules Mining Using Transaction Hash Tables based Apriori (THT-Apriori)
  • Publications: 2 (Conference papers)

1) Rabia Bashir

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Intelligent Web Services Classification using Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Publications: 0