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Ali Mustafa Qamar
Assistant Professor
Department of Computing

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel: 051-90852167
Email: mustafa.qamar@seecs.edu.pk
Web: http://

Specialization:
Machine Learning, Data Mining, Information Filtering, Information Retrieval

Education:
Post-Doc - Machine Learning - Informatics Laboratory Grenoble, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France - France - 2011

HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

Research Experience

Assistant Professor (ATER) , University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

November 2010 - June 2011

Details: Teaching and Research on development of Similarity Metric Learning algorithms
Visiting Researcher , Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea

July 2013 - August 2013

MS Research Student , IPAL (Image & Pervasive Access Lab), Singapore

April 2007 - July 2007

Details: Working on Distance Metric Learning, Voted Perceptron algorithm
Journal

R. Irfan, S. Khan, A. M. Qamar, P. C. Bloodsworth , , "Refining Kea++ Automatic Keyphrase Assignment", Journal of Information Science, Vol. , No. , PP. , Jan, 2014. IF: 1.238
A. M. Qamar , E. Gaussier , "RELIEF Algorithm and Similarity Learning for k-NN", International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications (IJCISIM), Vol. 4 , No. , PP. 445-458, Jan, 2012.

Conference

M. Shaheryar , M. Khalid, A. M. Qamar , "RotSiLA: A Novel Ensemble Classification approach based on Rotation Forest and Similarity Learning using Nearest Neighbor Algorithm", Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), Jan, 2013, Miami , United States.
M. Ali , A. M. Qamar, B. Ali , "Data analysis, Discharge classifications, and Predictions of Hydrological Pa- rameters for the Management of Rawal Dam in Pakistan", Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), Jan, 2013, Miami , United States.
M. Ali , A. M. Qamar , "Data Analysis, Quality Indexing and Prediction of Water Quality for the Managment of Rawal Watershed in Pakistan", Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM), Jan, 2013, Islamabad , Pakistan.
S. Masood , M. Ali, F. Arshad, A. M. Qamar, A. Kamal, A. Rahman , "Customer Segmentation and Analysis of a Mobile Telecommunication Company of Pakistan using two-step clustering algorithm", Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM), Jan, 2013, Islamabad , Pakistan.
S. A. Qureshi , A. S. Rehman, A. M. Qamar, A. Kamal,A. Rahman , "Telecom Subscribers Churn Prediction Model Using Machine Learning", Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM), Jan, 2013, Islamabad , Pakistan.
Mazhar Ul Haq,Hasnat Ahmed, Ali Mustafa Qamar , , "Dynamic entity and relationship extraction from news articles", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2012, Dec, 2012, Islamabad , Pakistan.
A. M. Qamar, E. Gaussier , , "Similarity Learning in Nearest Neighbor and Relief Algorithm", Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), Jan, 2010, Washington , United States.
A. M. Qamar, E. Gaussier , , "Similarity Learning in Nearest Neighbor, Positive semi-definitiveness and RELIEF Algorithm", Proceedings of the Second International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR), Jan, 2010, Paris , France.
A. M. Qamar, E. Gaussier , , "(Learning different classes of similarity for k Nearest Neighbors) Apprentissage de différentes classes de similarité dans les k-PPVs", Proceedings of the XVIth Joint Meeting of the French Society of Classification (SFC), Sep, 2009, Grenoble , France.
A. M. QamarE. Gaussier , , "Online and Batch Learning of Generalized Cosine Similarities", Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Jan, 2009, Miami , United States.
A. M. Qamar, E. Gaussier, J.-P.Chevallet, J. H. Lim , , "Similarity Learning for Nearest Neighbor Classification", Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Jan, 2008, Pisa , Italy.

Book/Chapter

[Chapter] A. M. Qamar, E. Gaussier, N. Denos , , "Batch Document Filtering Using Nearest Neighbor Algorithm ", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), SpringerLink Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), SpringerLink, ISBSN , Jan 2010.
[Chapter] V. Bodinier, A. M. Qamar, E. Gaussier , , "Online Document Filtering Using Adaptive k-NN ", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), SpringerLink Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), SpringerLink, ISBSN , Jan 2009.

Assistant Professor (ATER) , University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
November 2010 - June 2011

Details: Taught two courses: C Programming to first year Bachelors' students Introduction to XML to third year Bachelors' students

Lecturer , Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU)
August 2005 - March 2006

Details: Teaching UG (Software Engineering)and PG students (MCS) [Courses Taught: Software Engineering -1, Artificial Intelligence, Programming Using C++, Introduction to Computers]

Assistant Professor , School of Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), NUST
July 2011 - Present

Details: Teaching and Research Courses Taught: Spring 2013: Software Construction, BESE-1 (A & B) Fall 2012: Data Warehousing and Data Mining, BIT 11 (A & B) Summer 2012: Information Retrieval, MS(CS)-1 Spring 2012: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, MS(CS)-1 Fall 2011: Data Warehousing and Data Mining, BIT 10 (A & B) Summer 2011: Problem Solving Using C, BEE-1, BE(EE)-5, BIT-11


Technical Support Specialist , Ultimus Inc.
May 2005 - August 2005

Details: Providing technical support to Ultimus Customers