Research Interest

  • Knowledge Discovery in Databases (Data Mining), Data Modelling, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Health Informatics, Text Mining,

Selected Publications

Sr. No Title of Paper Authors Journal/Country Vol / Year
International Journals
1 Metabolic Syndrome and Development of Diabetes Mellitus: Predictive Modeling Based on Machine Learning Techniques Sajida Parveen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Karim Keshevjee, Aziz Guergachi IEEE Access (Impact Factor 3.567) December 2018
2 Text Categorization Approach for Secure Design Pattern Selection Using Software Requirement Specification Ishfaq Ali ; Muhammad Asif ; Muhammad Shahbaz ; Adnan Khalid ; Mariam Rehman ; Aziz Guergachi IEEE Access (Impact Factor 3.567) November 2018
3 Intelligent use of Fog Devices in Edge-Cloud paradigm to assist in E-polling Adnan Khalid, Muhammad Shahbaz, Imran Ahmad Khan Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley (Impact Factor 1.114) September 2018
4 A Unified Framework for Automated Inspection of Handheld Safety Critical Devices in Production Assemblies Asim Rehmat, Muhammad Shahbaz Elsevier: Future Generation Computer Systems (Impact Factor: 4.639) Volume 88, November 2018, Pages 342-356
5 A Systematic Machine Learning Based Approach for the Diagnosis of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Risk and Progression Sajida Parveen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi, Karim Keshavjee Scientific Reports – Nature (Impact Factor: 4.259) February 2018
6 Adaptive Deadline-aware Scheme (ADAS) for Data Migration between Cloud and Fog Layers Adnan Khalid, Muhammad Shahbaz KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems. Korea, (Impact Factor 0.452) Vol. 12, No.3, March 31, 2018
7 An Algorithm of Association Rule Mining for Microbial Energy Prospection Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz Scientific Reports – Nature (Impact Factor: 5.525) April 2017
8 Service Architecture Models For Fog Computing: A Remedy for Latency Issues in Data Access from Clouds Adnan Khalid, Muhammad Shahbaz KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, Korea Impact Factor (0.452) Vol. 11, Issue 5
9 Applications of Association Rule Mining in Health Informatics: A Survey Wasif Altaf, Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi Artificial Intelligence Reviews, Springer (Impact Factor: 2.627) May / 2016
10 FPS-Tree Algorithm to Find Top-k Closed Itemsets in Data Streams Zahoor ur Rehman, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Shaheen, Aziz Guergachi Springer’s Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (Impact Factor: 0.865) 2015
11 Negative and Positive Association Rules Mining from Text Using Frequent and Infrequent Itemsets Sajid Mahmood, Muhammad Shahbaz, and Aziz Guergachi The Scientific World Journal (Impact Factor: 1.219 – 2013 source RG) 2014
12 An Expert Framework for Effective Document Classification using Support Vector Machines Muhammad Shahbaz, Qanita Ahmed, Aziz Guergachi International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control (IJICIC) 9
13 Context Based Positive and Negative Spatio Temporal Association Rule Mining Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi, A Elsevier’s Knowledge Based Systems (Impact Factor: 4.529) 37 (2013)
14 Mining Sustainability Indicators to Classify Hydrocarbon Development Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Zahoor ur Rehman, Aziz Guergachi Elsevier’s Knowledge Based Systems (Impact Factor: 4.529) 24
15 Data Mining Applications in Hydrocarbon Exploration Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Zahoor ur Rehman, Aziz Guergachi Artificial Intelligence Reviews, Springer (Impact Factor: 2.627) 35
16 Data Mining in Manufacturing Engineering: A Review Jenny A. Harding, Muhammad Shahbaz, Srinivas and Andrew Kusiak ASME, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (Impact Factor: 3.480) 128
17 Product Design and Manufacturing Process Improvement Using Association Rules Muhammad Shahbaz, Srinivas, Jenny A. Harding, and Mark W. Turner Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture (Impact Factor: 1.366) 220
18 Manufacturing System Engineering Ontology for Semantic Interoperability Across Extended Project Teams Hsiao Kang Lin, Jenny A. Harding, Muhammad Shahbaz International Journal of Production Research (Impact Factor: 2.325) 42
National Journals
19 Development of a Decision Support System to increase the Tea Crops yield Umer Iqbal, Muhammad Shahbaz, Adnan Khalid and Qamar-uz-zaman Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technologies (HEC Y Category Journal) 8 (2)/2015
20 Cloud Computing Technology: Services And Opportunities Adnan Khalid, Muhammad Shahbaz Pakistan Journal of Science (HEC Y Category Journal) 65(3)
21 Extraction Of Positive And Negative Association Rules From Text: A Temporal Approach Sajid Mahmood, Muhammad Shahbaz, Zahoor ur Rehman Pakistan Journal of Science (HEC Y Category Journal) 65(3)
22 Mining Top-K Frequent Closed Itemsets In Data Streams Using Sliding Window Zahoor ur Rehman, Muhammad Shahbaz The Nucleus, Pakistan (HEC Y Category Journal) 50(3)
23 Optimal Sampling Strategy for Data Mining Abid Ghaffar, Muhammad Shahbaz, Waqar Mahmood The Nucleus, Pakistan (HEC Y Category Journal) 50(3)
24 Design of a machine learning based framework for realistic wear and tear estimation of the braking system of a vehicle M.A. Rehmat, M. Shahbaz, M. Aslam and A. Ghaffar Published in the Nucleus, (a quarterly scientific journal of atomic energy commission)(HEC recognized), vol. 50(1), pp. 1-6, March 2013. 2013
25 A Framework for Constraint Classification and Management in Dynamic Environment of the Process Industry Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Shahbaz, Khadim Hussain Asif, Khairul Nisa Iqbal, Martinez Enriquez A. M, Adnan Khalid, Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers 41(1)
26 Performance Fitness Analysis & Implementation Framework for Information Technology Modernization in Chemical Industry Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Shahbaz, Khadim Hussain Asif, Rubab Fatima, Martinez Enriquez A. M, Adnan Khalid Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers 41(1)
27 CAD and Spatial Data Mining Framework for Petro-Chemical Pipeline Industry Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Syed Muhammad Ahsan, Khadim Hussain Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (HEC Y Category Journal) 39(1)/2011
28 Ontology Based Intelligent Work Flow For Technical Product Development In Chemical Engineering Khadim Hussain, Syed Muhammad Ahsan, Muhammad Shahbaz, Tauqir Ahmed Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (HEC Y Category Journal) 39(1)
29 Evolution of programming into an engineering discipline: Lessons from Chemical Engineering Khadim Hussain, Syed Muhammad Ahsan, Muhammad Shahbaz, Tauqir Ahmed Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (HEC Y Category Journal 39(1)
30 A Method of Data Mining for Sustainable Hydrocarbon Exploration Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Zahoor ur Rehman, Sajid Mahmood Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences (HEC X Category Journal) 29
International Conferences
31 Detection of Francisella Tularensis Pathogen in Soil using Neural Networks Muhammad Shahbaz, Sajida Parveen, Fareed Ahmad and Masood Rabbani 20th IIE International Conference on Computer, Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (CEECE-18), Dubai 2018
32 Fog Computing: Cloud Savior and an Intelligent Solution for Latency and Security issues Adnan Khalid, Muhammad Shahbaz The International Engineering Conference and Exhibition, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2017
33 Performance Analysis Of Clinical Abbreviation Disambiguation Using Machine Learning Techniques Muhammad Shahbaz, Sajida Perveen, Aziz Guergachi, Karim Keshavjee The 16th IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISC-2017), Calgary, Canada July 2017
34 Robust Security System for Intruder Detection and Its Weight Estimation in Controlled Environment Using Wi-Fi Muhammad Usman Younus, Li Yong, Muhammad Shahbaz, Rabia Shafi, He Hongkun 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communications, Chengdu, China October 2016
35 Performance Analysis of Data Mining Classification Techniques to Predict Diabetes Sajida Perveen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi, Karim Keshavjee Elsevier’s Procedia Computer Science, 4th Symposium on Data Mining Applications (SDMA2016), Saudi Arabia 2016
36 Mining Empathic Indicators for Classification of Countries to Alleviate Poverty in the World Muhammad Shahbaz, Irfan Mushtaq, Aziz Guergachi 4th International Conference on Advancement in Information Technology (ICAIT 2015), Toronto, Canada. 2015
37 Mining empathy Indicator for Building Prosperous Social Infrastructure Muhammad Shahbaz, Waqas Butt 6th International ACM Conference on Management of Computational and collective Intelligence in Digital EcoSystems, Buraidah, Al-Qassim, KSA 2014
38 Sentiment Minor: A Prototype for Sentiment Analysis of Unstructured Data and Text Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergaci, Rana Tanzeel ur Rehman iEEE’s Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2014
39 Mining Economic Prosperity and Enviromental Indicators to Classify Empathy Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi, Masooma Iftikhar, Rafia Mahmood International Conference on Information Society (i-society 2013), Toronto, Canada 2013
40 Classification based on Empathy level by Mining Economic Prosperity and Environmental Indicators Muhammad Shahbaz, Masooma Iftikhar, Rafia Mahmood nternational Journal for e-Learning Security (IJeLS) 3
41 Classification by Object Recognition in Satellite Images by using Data Mining Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi, Aneela Noreen, Muhammad Shaheen International Conference on Data Mining and Knowledge Engineering, IAENG World Congress on Engineering, London, UK 2012
42 Data Mining for Wind Energy Site Selection Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Usman Ikram and Khalid Afsar Khan IAENG World Congress on Engineering, San Francisco, USA 2012
43 An Intelligent Mechanism for GIS Contract Automation Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Shahbaz, Jamshed Khan, Nazish Shaheen World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, International Conference on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, IAENG, San Francisco, USA. 2011
44 Concept Relevancy Improvement for Ontology Building thorough Term’s Relations Extraction Iram Shahzadi, Muhammad Shahbaz, Waqar Mahmood, Ishtiaq Hussain International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, IASTED, Canada, 2011
45 Dependency analysis in coal based power plant using automated fuzzy rule system Muhammad Shahbaz, Asim Ali, Mian Muhammad Awais, Syed Athar Masood 12th IAESTED Conference on Control and Applications,Banff, Alberta, Canada 2010
46 Mining Sustainability Indicators to Predict Optimal Hydrocarbon Exploration Rate Muhammad Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Zahoor ur Rehman, Aziz Guergachi International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications – AIA-2010, Austria 2010
47 ituation-awareness and Sensor Stream Mining for Sustainable Society Zahoor ur Rehman, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Shaheen, Aziz Guergachi International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition, Malaysia 2009
48 Data Mining Framework for Engineering Sector in Pakistan Muhammad Shahbaz, Nadeem ur Rehman ICMLDA’08- The 2008 International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Analysis, San Francisco, USA 2008
49 Support vector machines for engineering data classification Muhammad Adam Mohyuddin, H.M. Shahzad Asif, Muhammad Shahbaz USA 2007
50 Sales forecasting using structural risk minimization principle of statistical learning theory o H.M. Shahzad Asif, Muhammad Adam Mohyuddin, Muhammad Shahbaz USA 2007
51 A Systems Approach to Identification of Best Manufacturing Practices Shipa Dani, Jenny Harding, Muhammad Shahbaz, and Donna Champion Proceedings of ESDA 2004, 7th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis , ESDA2004-58433, Track 21: Systems Engineering , Manchester, UK 2004
52 Agent Oriented Planning Using Data Mined Knowledge Srinivas, Muhammad Shahbaz, and Jenny Harding Proceedings of ICE2004, 10th International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, Adaptive Engineering for Sustainable Value Creation , Klaus-Dieter Thoben, Kulwant S Pawar and Frithjob Weber (eds) , Seville, Spain 2004
53 Knowledge extraction from manufacturing process and product databases using association rules Muhammad Shahbaz, Jenny Harding, and, Srinivas Product Data Technology Europe 2004, Stockholm, Sweden 2004
54 An Integrated Data Mining Model for a Manufacturing Enterprise Muhammad Shahbaz, and Jenny Harding Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Strathclyde, UK 2003
Books/ Chapters/ Thesis:
55 CO2 Utilization Drivers, Opportunities and Conversion Challenges Abas Naeem, Khan Nasrullah, Haider Aun, Iqbal Shahid, & Shahbaz Muhammad Saleem Hashmi (editor-in-chief), Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Oxford: Elsevier; 2018. pp. 1-12, UK 2018
56 A Data Mining Approach to Recognize Objects in Satellite Images to Predict Natural Resources Muhammad Shahbaz, Aziz Guergachi, Aneela Noreen Springer,Netherlands (Book Chapter) 229

Thesis Supervised