Students

PhD Students

Current

  • Madeha Arif 
  • Faryal Nosheen
  • Tahira Sadaf
  • Sadia Khalid
  • Marium Hida

Graduated

2019

5) Sundus Ayaz

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: HCF-CRS: A Hybrid Content based Fuzzy Conformal Recommender System for providing recommendations with confidence 
  • Publications: 2 Conference papers + 1 Impact factor journal publication

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

  • Uzair Rasheed
  • Khusbakht Iqtidar
  • Sehar Shafique

Graduated

2021

92) Nida Bari

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Efficient Contact Tracing for Pandemic using Blockchain
  • Publications: 1 (Journal Paper)

91) Muhammad Umar Sajjad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Framework for Software Testing Data using Correlation Coefficient and Apriori Algorithm
  • Publications: 0

90) Anila Umar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Detection and Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders through Decision Rule Set Formation
  • Publications: 1 (Conference Paper)

89) Zumar Khalid

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Weight and cluster based test case prioritisation technique 
  • Publications: 1 (Conference Paper)

88) Iffat Fatima

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Detection and Correction of Android Code Smells and Energy Bugs to support Green Android Development
  • Publications: 2 (Conference Papers) + 1 Book Chapter

87) Javeria Almas

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Research Paper Recommender System Based On Latent Semantic Analysis
  • Publications: 1 (Conference Paper)

2020

86) Usman Ali

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Novel Distributed Load Management Algorithm (NDLMA) for Local Level Management
  • Publications: 1 (Conference Paper)

85) Aqsa Mumtaz

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Phishing Email Detection using Learning Vector Quantization
  • Publications: 0 

84) Saliha Sadaf

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Summair Raza
  • Thesis title: Unsupervised Feature Selection Based On Rough Set Theory Using Direct Dependency Classes
  • Publications: 0 

83) Khawaja Sarmad Arif 

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: A Core Biomedical Ontology For The Domain Of Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Publications: 1 (Conference Publication)

82) Kaleem Ullah

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar  
  • Thesis title: An Incremental Approach for Calculating Dominance-based Rough Set Dependency
  • Publications: 1 (Journal Publication)

81) Sana Abid

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Summair Raza
  • Thesis title: Unsupervised Feature Selection Using Incremental Dependency Classes Based on Rough Set Theory
  • Publications: 0 

80) Aiman Qadeer

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Novel Framework for Dynamic Ensemble Selection using Weighting Approach 
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

79) Kanwal Wahab

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Building a Biomedical Ontology for Chronic Liver Disease 
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

78) Andleeb Aslam

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: A Novel Framework For Sentiment Analysis Using Deep Learning
  • Publications: 2 (Conference publications)

77) Raheela Bibi

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Sentiment analysis for Urdu news Tweets using Decision tree
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

76) Reda Ayesha Khan

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: Quality Framework for Ontology Evaluation Based on Structural Characteristics
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

75) Asma Shaheen

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar
  • Thesis title: OOCQM: Object Oriented Code Quality Meter
  • Publications: 1 (Chapter publication)

74) Aleena Ahmad

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar Co-Supervisor: Dr Summair Raza
  • Thesis title: Improving Lower and Upper Approximation of Dominance based Rough Set Approach
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

73) Munazza Ansar

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Identification of Difficult English Words for Assisting Hearing Impairment Children in Learning Language
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

72) Muhammad Usman

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Secure Electronic Health Records Storage and Sharing using Blockchain
  • Publications: 1 (Conference publication)

71) Pakizah

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Hybridizing Multiple Filters and GA Wrapper for Feature Selection of Microarray Cancer Datasets
  • Publications: 2 (Conference publications)

2019

70) Ayesha Shahnaz

  • Supervisor: Dr Usman Qamar 
  • Thesis title: Using Blockchain for Electronic Health Records
  • Publications: 1 (Journal Paper)

69) 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)

68) Rabia Noureen

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

67) 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)

66) 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)

65) Muhammad Asad

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

2018

64)  Fariha Tauseef

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

63) Faiza Hussain

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

62) Amna Noureen

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

61) Alia Fatima

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

60) Aiman Khan Nazir

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

59) 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)

58) Iqra Muhammad

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

57) Madeha Arif

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

2017

56) 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)

55) M Salman

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

54) 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)

53) 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

52) Maryam Jamil

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

2016

51) Gulshan Saleem

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

50) 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)

49) Bushra Zafar

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

48) 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)

47) 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)

46) Amna Rahman

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

45) 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)

44) 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)

43) Asim Abbas

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

2015

42) 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)

41) Zarha Khan

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

40) Saira Seemab

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

39) Muhammad Arslan Idris

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

38) 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)

37) Muhammad Zubair Khan

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

36) 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)

35) Aqsa Bajwa

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

34) 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)

33) Waqas Ahmed

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

32) Shoaib Hassan

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

31) Saadia Hafeez

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

30) 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)

29) 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)

28) Fahim Ashraf Awan

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

27) Usman Humayun

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

26) Munazza Ishtiaaq

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

25) Madiha Guftar

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

24) Kashif Khan

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

23) 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

22) Sobia Shafiq

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

21) 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)

20) Faryal Nosheen

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

19) 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)

18) Aniqa Azam

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

17) Roohi Hussain

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

16) Faryal Gohar

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

15) Nabila Perveen

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

14) 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)

13) 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)

12) Muhammad Usman

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

11) 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)

10) Mamuna Fatima

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

9) Maryam Samad

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

8) 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

7) 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)

6) Andleeb Shahnaz

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

5) Fauiza Khan

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

4) Rozina Nisa

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

3) 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

2) Hina Anwar

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

2012

1) Rabia Bashir

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