Dr. Tanvir Afzal CS

Dr. M. Tanvir Afzal (PhD Graz University of Tech, Austria)

PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Afzal received the PhD degree with high distinction in Computer Science from the Graz University of Technology, Austria, secured Gold medal in his M.Sc Computer Science from Quiad-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He has been associated with academia and industry at various levels for the last 20 years, and currently he is serving as Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad. He is also serving as editor-in-chief for reputed impact factor journal known as: Journal of Universal Computer Science. Dr. Afzal authored more than 90 research papers in the field of Digital Libraries, Information retrieval and visualization, Semantics, and Scientometrics including two books. His ISI impact factor is 50+. With citations over 400. He played pivotal role in making collaborations between MAJU-JUCS, MAJU-IICM, and TUG-UNIMAS. He served as PhD symposium chair, session chair, finance chair, committee member, and editor of several IEEE, ACM, Springer, Elsevier international conferences and journals. Dr. Afzal conducted more than 100 curricular, co-curricular, and extra- curricular activities in the last 5 years including seminars, workshops, national competitions (ExcITeCup) and invited international and national speakers from Google, Oracle, IICM, IFIS, SEGA Europe etc. Under his supervision, more than 50 post grad students (MS and PhD) have defended their research theses successfully and a number of PhD and MS students are pursuing their research with him.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Information Systems Institute for Information Systems and Computer Media Graz University of Technology, Austria 2010
MSc Computer Science Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan 2004
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2019
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad 2015 – 2019
Associate Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2014 – 2015
Assistant Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2010 – 2014
Research Associate COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad 2005 – 2005
Lecturer Suffah College, Sargodha 2001 – 2002
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
Software Developer Jin Technologies, Islamabad 2004 – 2004
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Member Board of Studies, Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad Since – 2015
Co-Director Centre for Distributed and Semantic Computing, Capital University of Science and Technology Since – 2015
Project Leader Innovative features for Journal of Universal Computer Science Since – 2007
Editor-in-Chief Journal of Universal Computer Science Since – 2012
Member Board of Studies, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2011 – 2015
Patron JSPARK, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University 2010 – 2015
Co-Director Centre for Distributed and Semantic Computing, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University 2010 – 2015
Assistant Manager National Development Complex 2005 – 2007
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Honorary Professor IICM, TUG, Graz, Austria
Supervisor HEC Approved supervisor in Computer Science
Editor-in-Chief Journal of Universal Computer Science
HONORS & AWARDS
1. Letter of appreciation from Prof. Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer for representing Graz University of Technology in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak for establishing collaborations between the mentioned universities.
2. High Distinction in PhD Computer Science from IICM, TUG, Graz, Autsria
3. Letter of appreciation from Prof. Herman Maurer for incorporating topic L and topic M as an extended ACM classification for Journal of Universal Computer Science.
4. Letter of appreciation from Prof. Herman Maurer for implementing innovative features for Journal of Universal Computer Science.
5. Fully funded scholarship for PhD studies from Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
6. 6. Gold Medal, M.Sc. Computer Science from Quaid-Azam University, Islamabad
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS

1. Digital Libraries;
2. Web/Text Mining;
3. Semantic Web;
4. Information Visualization

RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. PhD Recommending Relevant Papers using In-text Citation Frequencies and Patterns
2. PhD Structured Content based Similarity of Research Papers to Recommend Scientific Literature
3. PhD Evaluation of Hidden Markov Model for Malware Behavioral Classification
4. PhD Research Paper Recommendation by Exploiting Co-citation Occurrences in Sections of Scientific Papers
5. PhD Multi-Label Classification of Computer Science Research Papers Using Papers’ Metadata
6. PhD Research Paper Recommendation Using Citation Proximity Analysis in Bibliographic Coupling
7. PhD Evaluation of features from news contents, structure, and news sources to identify fake news
8. PhD Tweets Recommendation based on Learners’ History, Profile, and Current Contexts
9. PhD Tweets Recommendation based on Learners’ History, Profile, and Current Contexts
10. PhD Comprehensive Evaluation Of Content Based And In-Text Based Approaches On The Basis Of Logical Section Or Combination Of Logical Sections For Research Paper Recommendation
11. PhD Tweet Location Prediction using Content and context of Tweets
12. PhD Machine Learning based Approach for the Extraction of Logical Layout and Metadata from PDF-based Research Documents using Physical Layout and Textural Features.
13. PhD Combining co-citation and metadata for recommending more related papers
14. MS Identifying Relationship Between Researchers Using Their Homepages
15. MS Identification of Sentiments from Twitter Using Language Structure (Senti-Lang)
16. MS Extending Concept Aggregation Framework for Organization Search in CAFSIAL
17. MS Network Monitoring and Network Attacks Detection using Visualization Technique
18. MS Modeling and Simulation of System for identifying and Recommending Medical Academians and Researchers
19. MS Section based Content Similarity to Find Relevant papers
20. MS Extending Bibliographic Coupling with Section Wise In-text Citation Frequencies
21. MS Section-Wise Co-citation Analysis
22. MS Analysis of Knowledge Diffusion Through Social Bookmarking (Tags)
23. MS Comparative Study of Word Similarity Approaches for Grouping CAFSIAL Properties
24. MS Exploiting the Role of Co-author Network for Ranking Scientists-A case Study of J. UCS
25. MS Finding Relevant Papers using Knowledge from Social Bookmarking
26. MS Evaluation of Authors’ Ranking Parameters
27. MS Evaluation of H-Index and It’s Variants for Computer Scientists
28. MS Evaluation of Researcher’s Ranking-Indexes in Mathematics
29. MS Research Paper Recommendation by Combining In- text Citation Frequencies and Papers’ Content
30. MS Investigating Combinations of Metadata with In-text Citation Frequency to Recommend Research Papers
31. MS Classification of LOD Properties using Word Sense Knowledge from WordNet
32. MS HMM based Feature Selection from API Calls for Malware Classification
33. MS Predicting Bollywood Movies Success using ZeeCine and IIFA Awards Awards
34. MS Selection of Suitable Features from structural Components for the Classification of Web Pages
35. MS Research Papers Recommendation by Exploiting Patterns of Intext Citation Frequency and Patterns in papers’ Sections
36. MS Comparison of Sentiment evaluation using Sentiword and SenticNet
37. MS Exploration of Suitable Metadata Elements Combined with Co-citation Frequency to Recommend Research Papers
38. MS Development of Taxonomy and Extraction of Author’s Profiles Using their Homepages
39. MS A Hybrid Approach to Identify Citation Classes Using In-Text Citation Frequencies and Citation Co
40. MS An Analysis of Co-relation between Citation Tweets; with H-Index and its Variants
41. MS Evaluation of h-Index, its variants and extensions based on publication age and citation intensity in civil engineering field
42. MS Evaluation of adjectives-types and verb-types for Sentiment Classification
43. MS Impact Analysis of Adverbs for Sentiment Classification on Product Reviews
44. MS Tracing And Visualizing Knowledge Diffusion
45. MS Evaluation of Supervision and Association based Parameters for Researcher’s Ranking
46. MS Identification of Important Citations by Exploiting Research Articles’ Metadata
47. MS Comprehensive Evaluation Of In-Text Citation Count, N-Gram Based Cue-Phrases And Similarity Measures For Citation Classification
48. MS Evaluation of Actors, Supporting Actors, and Directors’ profiles from Social media and Awards to Predict Hollywood Movie Success
49. MS Evaluation of Researcher’s Ranking Index in Mathematics
50. MS Role of Supervision and Association based parameters In the domain of Computer Science
51. MS Evaluation of various Features for Author name Disambiguation
BOOKS AUTHORED / AUTHORED
  1. M. Saud, M. T. Afzal: Identifying Relationships Between Researchers Using Their HomePages, ISBN-13: 978-3659121920, Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (February 28, 2014)
  2. M. T. Afzal: Finding Context Specific Information for e-Community”, ISBN-13: 978-3639265712 , Publisher:VDM Verlag, Germany. Category: book, 2010.
  3. Edited the book “Semantics-Advances in Theories and Mathematical Models”, published by In-tech Open Access, ISBN: 978-953-51-0535-0, http://www.intechopen.com/books/semantics-advances-in-theories-and-mathematical-models
  4. Edited the book “Semantics in Action – Applications and Scenarios”, published by In-tech Open Access, ISBN: 978-953-51-0536-7, http://www.intechopen.com/books/semantics-in- action-applications-and-scenarios
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. U. A. Chauhan, M. T. Afzal, A. Shahid, M. Abdar, M. E. Basiri, X. Zhou: “A Comprehensive Analysis of Adverb types for Mining User Sentiments on Amazon Product Reviews”, accepted in the World Wide Web, accepted on 13th January 2020. (IF: 1.77)
2. S. Ahmad, M. T. Afzal: “Combining metadata and co-citation for recommending related Papers”, accepted in Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 17th December 2019. (IF: 0.625)
3. N. Ikram, M. A. Qadir, M. T. Afzal: “SimExact – An Efficient Method To Compute Function Similarity Between Proteins Using Gene Ontology”, accepted in Current BioInformatics, 2019 (IF: 1.189)
4. A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal, M. Abdar, M. E. Basiri, X. Zhou, N. Y. Yen, J. Chang: “Insights into relevant knowledge extraction techniques: a comprehensive review”, The Journal of Supercomputing, published online October 2019 (IF: 2.157)
5. A. M. Khan. A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal, F. Nazar, F. Alotaibi, K. Alyoubi: “SwICS: Section-Wise In-Text Citation Score”, IEEE ACESS 7 (1), 137090-137102, 2019 (IF: 4.098)
6. M. Ameer, M. T. Afzal: “Evaluation of h-index and its qualitative and quantitative variants in Neuroscience”, accepted in Scientometrics, Published online August 2019 (IF: 2.770)
7. M. Usman, H. Waqas, M. T. Afzal: “Pre-Production Box-Office Success Quotient Forecasting”, accepted in Soft Computing, Published online August 2019 (IF: 2.784)
8. M. T. Ikram, M. T. Afzal: “Aspect based citation sentiment analysis using linguistic patterns for better comprehension of scientific knowledge”, Scientometrics, 119 (1), pp. 73-95, 2019 (IF: 2.173)
9. R. Ghani, F. Qayyum, M. T. Afzal, H. Maurer: “Comprehensive evaluation of h‑index and its extensions in the domain of mathematics”, Scientometrics, 118(3), pp. 809-822, 2019 (IF: 2.173)
10. R. Habib, M. T. Afzal: “Sections‑based bibliographic coupling for research paper recommendation”, Scientometrics, 119(2), pp. 643-656, 2019 (IF: 2.173)
11. Q. Ain, H. Riaz, M. T. Afzal: “Evaluation of h‑index and its citation intensity based variants in the field of mathematics”, Scientometrics, 119 (1), pp. 187-211, 2019 (IF: 2.173)
12. F. Qayyum, M. T. Afzal: “Identification of Important Citations by Exploiting Research Articles’ Metadata and Cue-Terms from Content”, Scientometrics, 118 (1), pp. 21-43, 2019 (IF: 2.173)
13. R. Ahmad, M. T. Afzal: “CAD: an algorithm for citation-anchors detection in research papers”, Scientometrics, 117 (3), pp. 1405-1423, 2018 (IF: 2.173)
14. A.Y. Khan, A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal: “Extending co-citation using sections of a research Article”, Turkish Journal of Electrical and Computer Sciences, 26 (6), pp. 3345-3355, 2018. (IF: 0.580)
15. S. Haider, M.T. Afzal, M. Asif, H. Maurer, A. Ahmad, A. Abuarqoub: “Impact Analysis of Adverbs for Sentiment Classification on Twitter Product Reviews”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Online published on 29th August 2018 (IF: 1.114)
16. N. Noureen, S. Fazal, M. A. Qadir, M. T. Afzal: “HCVS: Pinpointing Chromatin States through Hierarchical Clustering and Visualization Scheme, Current Bioinformatics, 14 (2), pp. 148-156, 2019 (IF: 0.54)
17. M.T.Khan, S. I. Iqbal, S. Ali, N. Masood, T. Nadeem, A. S. Khan, M. T. Afzal: “Pyrazinamide resistance and mutations in pncA among isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan”, BMC Infectious Diseases, 19 (2), pp. 116-122, 2019 (IF: 2.62)
18. M. T. Ikram, M. T. Afzal, N.A. Butt: “Automated citation sentiment analysis using high order n-grams: a preliminary investigation”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 26 (4), pp. 1922-1932, 2018 (IF: 0.580).
19. M. T. Khan, S. I. Malik, S. Ali, A. S. Khan, T. Nadeem, M. T. Zeb, N. Masood, M. T. Afzal: “Prevalence of Pyrazinamide Resistance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan”, Microbial Drug Resistance, 24 (9), pp. 1417-1421, 2018 (IF: 2.344).
20. Q. Mahmood, M. A. Qadir, M. T. Afzal: “Application of COReS to Compute Research Papers Similarity”, IEEE Access, 2017 (5), pp. 26124 – 26134, 2017 (IF: 3.244).
21. R. Ahmad, S. Ayaz, M. T. Afzal: “Evaluation of H-index, its variants and extensions based on publication age & citation intensity in Civil engineering”, Scientometrics, 114 (3), pp. 1107-1127, 2017 (IF= 2.173).
22. R. Ahmad, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Pattern Analysis of Citation-anchors in Citing documents for Accurate Identification of In-text Citations”, IEEE Access, 2017(5), pp.5819-5828, 2017 (IF: 3.244).
23. N. Ikram, M. A. Qadir, M. T. Afzal: “Investigating Correlation between Protein Sequence Similarity and Semantic Similarity Using Gene Ontology Annotations”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 15 (3), pp. 905-9012, 2018 (IF: 2.428)
24. A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal: “Section-Wise Indexing and Retrieval of Research Articles”, Cluster Computing – The Journal of Networks, Software Tools and Applications, 21 (1), pp. 481-492, 2018 (IF: 1.601).
25. S. A. Khan, M. A. Qadir, M. A. Abbas, M. T. Afzal: “OWL2 Benchmarking for the Evaluation of Knowledge Based Systems”, PLoS ONE 12 (6): pp. 1-13, 2017 (IF: 2.766).
26. R. Habib, M. T. Afzal: “Paper recommendation using citation proximity in bibliographic coupling”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 25 (4), pp. 2708-2718, 2017 (IF: 0.578)
27. M. Imran, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “A comparison of feature extraction techniques for malware analysis”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 25 (2), pp. 1173-1183, 2017 (IF: 0.578)
28. S. Ayaz, M. T. Afzal: “Identification of conversion factor for completing-h index for the field of mathematics”, Scientometrics, 109 (3), pp. 1511-1524, 2016 (IF= 2.147).
29. M. Imran, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Malware classification using dynamic features and hidden Markov model”, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (JIFS), 31 (2), pp. 837-847, 2016 (IF: 1.261).
30. N. A. Sajid, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Multi-label Classification of Computer Science Documents using Fuzzy Logic”, Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (JNSF), 44 (2), pp. 155-165, 2016 (IF: 0.420)
31. M. T. Ikram, N. A. Butt, M. T. Afzal: “Open source software adoption evaluation through feature level sentiment analysis using Twitter data”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 24 (5), pp. 4481-4496, 2016 (IF: 0.578).
32. A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Lesson learned: The Complexity of Accurate Identification of in-Text Citations”, International Arab Journal of Information Technology, 12 (5), pp. 481-488, 2015 (IF: 0.065).
33. M. Ahmad, S. Gruner, M. T. Afzal: “Computational Analysis of Medieval Manuscripts: a new Tool for Analysis and Mapping of Medieval Documents to Modern Orthography”, Journal of Universal Computer Science. 18(20), pp. 2750-2770, 2012 (IF: 0.762).
34. A. Latif, M. T. Afzal, H. Maurer: “Weaving Scholarly Legacy Data into Web of Data”, Journal of Universal Computer Science, 18 (16), pp. 2301-2318, 2012 (IF: 0.762).
35. M. T. Afzal, H. Maurer: “Expertise Recommender System for Scientific Community” Journal of Universal Computer Science. 17 (11), pp. 1529-1549, 2011 (IF: 0.398).
36. M.T. Afzal, N. Kulathuramaiyer, H. Maurer: “Creating Links into the Future”, Journal of Universal Computer Science, 13 (9), pp. 1234-1245, 2007 (IF: 0.488).
37. A. M. Hashmi, F. Qayyum and M. T. Afzal: “Insights to the State-of-the-Art PDF Extraction Techniques”, Transaction on Internet Research, Special Issue: “Digital Heritage and Related Tools, guest editor: Hermann Maurer”, vol. 16, issue 1, January 2020.
38. M. Glatz, H. Maurer, M. T. Afzal: “Finding Reliable Information on the Web Should and Can Still Be Improved”, CIT- Journal of Computing and Information Technology vo.26., no. 1 (2018), 1-6. SCOPUS Indexed.
39. A. Hussain, S. Sattar, M. T. Afzal, “Literature Review on Feature Identification in Sentiment Analysis”, International Journal of Computer Applications, No: 3, Pages: 22-27, 2015 (indexed in UlrichWeb)
40. N. Sharif, M. T. Afzal, D. Helic: “Learning Management Systems – A Need for Specialized Systems”, Transaction on Internet Research, Special Issue: “Different topics require different portal servers, guest editor: Hermann Maurer”, vol. 10, issue 2, pp. 44-47, July 2014.
41. S. UrRehman, A. F. Haider, M. T. Afzal, S. Asghar: “Measuring the Relevance Between Tags and Citations in Social Web”, accepted in Research journal of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology 2014 (HEC Recognized).
42. M. Naeem, M.B. Khan, M.T. AFzal: Expertise Discovery – A Web Mining Approach, Journal of AI and Data Mining, pp. 35-47, 2013
43. N. A. Sajid, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir, S. A. Khan, ―The Insights of Classification Schemes‖, Sind University Research Journal (SURJ 2013), (Science Series) ISSN 1813-1743, Volume 46 June 2013 (HEC Recognized).
44. N. A. Sajid, S. Asghar, M. T. Afzal, T. Ali, ―Fuzzy Based Document Classification‖, Proceeding of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, ISSN: 0377-2969, Volume 51, Issue 2, 2013 (HEC Recognized )
45. M. W. Hussain, M. T. Afzal, M. Waqas: “Finding Semantic Relationship among Associated Medical Terms”, International Journal of Emerging Sciences (IJCSIS), pp. 300-309, June 2012.
46. S. A. Khan, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: Metadata based classification of Scientific Documents, International Journal of Information Studies, 4 (4), pp. 184-193, 2012.
47. S. A. Khan, M. T. Afzal, A. B. Nawab, M. A. Qadir, A. Shahid: “Discoveries of Contextualized Research Areas for Scientific Community”, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 5 (6), 1641- 1647, 2011 (HEC Recognized).
48. A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal, M. T. Afzal: “Discovering Semantic Relatedness between Scientific Articles through Citation Frequency”, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 5 (6), 1599-1604, 2011 (HEC Recognized).
49. M. T. Afzal, W. Balke, N. Kulathuramaiyer, H. Maurer, “Rule based Autonomous Citation Mining with TIERL” Journal of Digital Information Management, 8 (3), 196—204 (June 2010) (Indexed in DBLP)
50. A. Ussaeed, M.T. Afzal, A. Latif, K. Tochtermann, “Disseminating knowledge through Tags: Recommending Tags for scientific Resources”, Journal of IT in Asia, Vol 3 (2010).
51. S. N. Ahsan, M.T.Afzal, C. Gutel, “Mining Program File Bug Fix Effort Data to Construct the Developers’ Activity Log-Book, Journal of IT in Asia, Vol 3 (2010)
52. M. T. Afzal, “Information Supply of Related Papers from the Web for Scholarly e-Community”, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol. 45, pp. 61-72 (2010) (Indexed in EI).
53. A. Latif, M. T. Afzal, A. Us Saeed, P. Hoefler, K. Tochtermann, “Harvesting Pertinent Resources from Linked Open Data” Journal of Digital Information Management. Vol. 8 (3). Pp. 205-212 (2010) (Indexed in DBLP).
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
1. N. Sharif, M. T. Afzal, U. Ahmed: “Twitter recommendation: Unary Metadata Features Evaluation with TF/IDF Using n-grams”, Published in 34 th Information Systems Education Conference ( ISECON), pp. 117-125, April 5-7, 2018, San Antonio, Texas [CORE Ranking-B]
2. N. Sharif, M. T. Afzal: “Metadata Features Evaluation for Twitter based e-learning Recommendation”, Published in 34 th Information Systems Education Conference ( ISECON), pp. 109-116, April 5-7, 2018, San Antonio, Texas, [CORE Ranking-B].
3. L. Zafar, M. T. Afzal, U Ahmed (2017): “Exploiting Polarity Features for Developing Sentiment Analysis Tool ”, In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Emotions, Modality, Sentiment Analysis and the Semantic Web, co-located with 14th ESWC 2017, Portroz, Slovenia, May 28, 2017.
4. R. Ahmad, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Information Extraction from PDF Sources Based on Rule based System Usig Integrated Formats”, bookTitle=”Semantic Web Challenges: Third SemWebEval Challenge at ESWC 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, May 29 – June 2, 2016, Revised Selected Papers”, publisher=”Springer International Publishing”, pp. 293–308, isbn=”978-3-319-46565-4″, doi=”10.1007/978-3-319-46565-4_23″, url=”http://dx.doi.org/10.100/978-3-319-46565-4_23
5. M. Imran, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir, “Similarity-based Malware Classification using Hidden Markov Model”, The Fourth International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, and Digital Forensic (CyberSec2015), Jakarta, Indonesia Sampoerna University , 2015
6. M. Imran, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir, “Using Hidden Markov Model for Dynamic Malware Analysis: First Impressions”, 12th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD’15), Zhangjiajie, China , 2015
7. N. Sharif, M. T. Afzal, “Recommendation Approaches for e-Learners– A survey”, The 7th International Conference on Management of computational and collective IntElligence in Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’15), 2015
8. R. Ahmad, M. T. Afzal, “Research Paper Recommendation by exploiting co-citation occurrences in Generic Sections of Scientific Papers”, PhD Symposium at 13th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, 2015
9. Q. Mahmood, M. A. Qadir, M. T. Afzal: “Finding Relatedness between Research Papers Using Similarity and Dissimilarity Scores”, 2014, 15th international Conference Web-Age Information Management (WAIM), vol. 8485, eds: Li, Feifei and Li, Guoliang and Hwang, Seung-won and Yao, Bin and Zhang, Zhenjie, Springer International Publishing, 707-710, Macau, China, June 16-18, 2014.
10. S. Tahir, M. T. Afzal: “A novel phylogenetic tree data visualization application for researchers”, Science and Information Conference (SAI), 2014, pp. 93-99, on 27-29 Aug. 2014, London, UK, DOI: 10.1109/SAI.2014.6918177
11. M.B. Bashir; T. Malik; M. T. Afzal: “SSTCSC: A Semantic Structure of Test Cases and Source Code,” Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), 2013, 11th International Conference on, vol., no., pp.241, 246, 16-18 Dec. 2013, doi: 10.1109/FIT.2013.5
12. Q. Mahmood, M. A. Qadir and M. T. Afzal: “Document Similarity Detection using Semantic Social Network Analysis on RDF Citation Graph”, ICET 2013, Islamabad, Pakistan (IEEE).
13. R. Mehmood, M. T. Afzal and H. Maurer: “Knowledge Discovery in Hash tags#”, ICET 2013, Islamabad, Pakistan (IEEE).
14. A. Sohail, M. T. Afzal and J. Ahmad: “Discovery of Medical Experts”, ICET 2013, Islamabad, Pakistan (IEEE).
15. S. Gillani; Sheneela, Naz; M. Naeem; M. T. Afzal; A. Qayyum, “ERRAGMap: Visualization tool,” Information Science and Digital Content Technology (ICIDT), 2012 8th International Conference on , vol.3, no., pp.736,740, 26-28 June 2012.
16. S. Naz, M. T. Afzal, M. Naeem: Expertise Identification and Visualization, accepted in IEEE Conference ICCNT 2012 – 8th ICCNT2012 International Conference on Computing and Networking Technology.
17. S. A. Khan, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: Exploiting Title-Keywords Relation to Develop Concept Classifier for Scientific Community, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 293, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30507-8, Networked Digital Technologies 4th International Conference, NDT 2012, eds (Rachid Benlamri) Dubai, UAE, April 24-26, 2012. Part II,
18. N. Sharif, M. T. Afzal, D. Helic: A Framework for Resource Recommendations for Learners using Social Bookmarking, accepted in IEEE Conference ICCNT 2012 – 8th ICCNT2012 International Conference on Computing and Networking Technology.
19. S. A. Khan, M.T. Afzal, A. B. Nawab, M. A. Qadir, A. Shahid, “Recommending Contextualized Research Directions for Scientific Community”, International Conference on Computers and Emerging Science (ICCET 2011), April 22-23, 2011, Khair Pur, Pakistan.
20. A. Shahid, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir, “Does Citation Frequency Discover Semantic Relatedness”, International Conference on Computers and Emerging Science (ICCET 2011), April 22-23, 2011, Khair pur, Pakistan
21. A. Khalid, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir, “Building a classification Scheme for Citation Functions”, International Conference on Internet and Web Engineering (ICIWE 2011), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
22. N. A. Sajid, T. Ali, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Exploiting Reference Section to Classify Paper’s Topics”, The International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’11), Nov. 21- 23, 2011, San Francisco, California, Publisher: ACM.
23. M. A. Raza, M. T. Afzal, A. Khanum: “Discovering. Structuring and Visualizing Organizations from Linked Open Data”, ICCIT, 2011, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2011, Jeju, Korea, Publisher: IEEE
24. A. Khan, M. T. Afzal, M. A. Qadir: “Citation Network Visualization of CiteSeer Dataset”, ICCIT, 2011, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2011, Jeju, Korea, Publisher: IEEE.
25. M. Naqvi, A. U. Mailk, S. Razzaq, M. T. Afzal, : Extraction and Visualization of Citation Network, ICCNIT, 205-209, 11-13 July 2011, Abbottabad, Pakistan.
26. M. Naqvi, A. Usman, S. Batool, M. T. Afzal : “Finding scientific experts of ACM categories based on temporal association rule mining”, ICCNIT, pp 273-277, 11-13 July 2011, Abbottabad, Pakistan
27. A. Latif, M. T.. Afzal, K. Tochtermann, Constructing Experts Profiles from Linked Data, 6th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2010), October 18-19, 2010, Islamabad, Pakistan.
28. M. T. Afzal, A. Latif, D., Helic, K. Tochtermann, H. Maurer, “Discovery and Construction of Authors’ Profile from Linked Data (A case study for Open Digital Journal)”, accepted in LDOW at World Wide Web conference 2010, April 24-30, 2010, Raleigh, North Carolina
29. S. Nazir, M. T. Afzal, COAWL-SAI: Context Aware OWL based Semantic Association Inference, accepted in NCM 2010, Seoul, Korea.
30. M. T. Afzal, H. Maurer, W. Balke, N. Kulathuramaiyer, “Improving Citation Mining”, published in 1st International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2009), Ostrava, Czech Republic, July 28-31, 2009.
31. M. T. Afzal, “Applying Ontological Framework for finding Links into the Future from Web”, published in I-Semantic, Graz, Austria, Sep. 2-4, 2009.
32. M. T. Afzal “Discovering Links into the Future on the Web”, published in Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2009), pp. 123-129, Lisbon, Portugal, March 23-26, 2009.
33. M. T. Afzal, A. Latif, A. US Saeed, K. Andrews, H. Maurer, “Discovery and Visualization of Expertise in Scientific Community”, accepted in International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan, Dec. 16-18, 2009.
34. A. Latif, M. T. Tanvir, P. Hoefler, A. Us Saeed, K. Tochtermann, “Translating Keywords into URIS”, accepted in the 2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human, Seoul, Korea, 24-26 Nov. 2009.
35. A. Latif, M. T. Afzal, A. Us Saeed, P. Hoefler, K. Tochtermann, “CAF-SIAL: Concept Aggregation Framework for Structuring Informational Aspects of Linked Open Data”, published in 1st International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2009), Ostrava, Czech Republic, July 28-31, 2009.
36. A. Us Saeed, M. T. Afzal, A. Latif, K. Tochtermann, “Citation rank prediction based on bookmark counts: Exploratory case study of WWW06 papers”, published in IEEE International Mutitopic Conference, pp. 392-397, Karachi, Pakistan, Dec. 23-24, 2008.
37. A. UsSaeed, M.T. Afzal, A. Latif, A. Stocker and K. Tochtermann, “Does Tagging indicate Knowledge Diffusion? An Exploratory Case Study”, published in International Conference on Convergence and Hybrid Information Technology (ICCIT), pp.605 – 610, Busan, Korea, Nov. 11-13, 2008.
38. M.T. Afzal, N. Kulathuramaiyer and H. Maurer “Expertise finding for a digital journal”, published in I-know 2008, Sep. 3-5, 2008, Graz, Austria.
39. M.T. Afzal and M. Abulaish “Ontological Representation for Links into the Future”, published in ICCIT 2007, Nov. 21-23, 2007, Gyeongju, Korea.
40. B. Shehzad, M.T. Afzal “Enhanced Shellsort Algorithm”, published in 21st International Conference on Computer, Information, System Science and Engineering (ICCISSE 2007) May 25-27, 2007, Vienna – Austria.
41. B. Shehzad, M.T. Afzal “Enhanced shortest job first by eliminating starvation”, published in 6th Jordanian International Electrical & Electronics Engineering Conference 2005, March 14-16, 2006, Amman – Jordan
42. B. Shehzad, M.T. Afzal “Enhanced risk analysis and relative impact factorization”, published in 1st international conference on information and communication technology, IBA Karachi, Pakistan August 28-29, 2005
43. B. Shehzad, M.T. Afzal, R. Irfan “Risk Analysis-Relative Impact Ratio”, published in 1st workshop on research in computing. April 29, 2005. Abbottabad, Pakistan.
44. M. Ahmad, M. A. Qadir, T. Ali, M.A. Abbas, M. T. Afzal: book chapter “Semantic Cache System, in the book Semantics, eds. (M. T. Afzal), ISBN: 979-953-307-613-2, 2012.
45. M.A. Abbas, M. A. Qadir, M. T. Afzal: book chapter “Semantic Cache Reasoners”, in the book Semantics, eds. (M. T. Afzal), ISBN: 979-953-307-613-2, 2012.

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