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Some recent quality research outputs are listed below.  A comprehensive list of all DSERU publications can be accessed from here.

  1. Adnan, M.N., Ip, R.H.L., Bewong, M. & Islam, M.Z. (2021). BDF: A new decision forest algorithm. Information Sciences 569, 687-705.
  2. Afsana, F., Kabir, M.A., Hassan, N. and Paul, M. (2021), “Automatically assessing quality of online health articles,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2020.3032479, [CORE A*, JCR Q1]
  3. Ahmmed, A., Murshed, M., Paul, M. and Taubman, D. (2021), “A Commonality Modeling Framework for Enhanced Video Coding Leveraging on the Cuboidal Partitioning Based Representation of Frames,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, [CORE A*, SJR and JCR Q1]
  4. Alnabulsi, H., Islam, R., & Talukder, M. (2018). GMSA: Gathering multiple signatures approach to defend against code injection attacks. IEEE Access 6, 77829-77840.
  5. Al-Saggaf,  Y. (2022). The Psychology of Phubbing. Springer Nature.
  6. Al-Saggaf, Y. & O'Donnell, S.B. (2019). Phubbing: Perceptions, reasons behind, predictors, and impacts. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies1(2), 132-140.
  7. Al-Saggaf, Y. & Ceric, A. (2017). Bullying in the Australian ICT workplace: the views of Australian ICT professionals. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 21. DOI:
  8. Al-Saggaf, Y. & Nielsen, S. (2014). Self-disclosure on Facebook among female users and its relationship to feelings of loneliness. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 460-468.
  9. Bhuiyan, M.S.I., Rahman, A., Kim, G.W., Das, S., & Kim, P.J. (2021). Eco-friendly yield-scaled global warming potential assists to determine the right rate of nitrogen in rice system: A systematic literature review. Environmental Pollution 271, 116386.
  10. Camtepe, Seyit, Jarek Duda, Arash Mahboubi, Paweł Morawiecki, Surya Nepal, Marcin Pawłowski, and Josef Pieprzyk. "Compcrypt–lightweight ANS-based compression and encryption." IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 16 (2021): 3859-3873
  11. Fletcher, S. & Islam, M.Z. (2019). Decision tree classification with differential privacy: A survey. ACM Computing Surveys 52, 83, 1-33.
  12. Huda, S., Islam, R., Abawajy, J., Yearwood, J., Hassan, M.M., & Fortino, G. (2018). A hybrid-multi filter-wrapper framework to identify run-time behavior for fast malware detection. Future Generation Computer Systems83, 193-207.
  13. Huda, S., Miah, S., Hassan, M.M., Islam, R., Yearwood, J., Alrubaian, M., & Almogren, A. (2017). Defending unknown attacks on cyber-physical systems by semi-supervised approach and available unlabeled data. Information Sciences 379, 211-228.
  14. Ibbett, A., Al-Saggaf, Y. (2023). Using a Distributed Sensor Network to Educate Children About IoT Leakage of Sensitive Information. In: Bravo, J., Ochoa, S., Favela, J. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing & Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI 2022). UCAmI 2022. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 594. Springer, Cham.
  15. Ip, R.H.L., Ang, L.M., Seng, K.P., Broster, J.C. & Pratley, J.E. (2018). Big data and machine learning for crop protection. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 151, 367-383.
  16. Ip, R.H.L. & Li, W.K. (2017). On some Matérn covariance functions for spatio-temporal random fields. Statistica Sinica 27, 805-822.
  17. Islam, M.R. and Paul, M. (2021), “Improved Video Rain Streaks Removal by Combining Data-Driven and Feature-Based Models,” Sensors, [JCR and SJR Q1]
  18. Kabir, M.A., Han, J., Hossain, M.A. & Versteeg, S. (2021). SpecMiner: Heuristic-based mining of service behavioral models from interaction traces. Future Generation Computer Systems 117, 59-71.
  19. Kabir, M.A., Rahman, S.S., Islam, M.M., Ahmed, S. & Laird, C (2021) Mobile apps for foot measurement in pedorthic practice: Scoping review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 9, e24202.
  20. Li, J., Xing, Z. & Kabir, M.A. (2021). Leveraging official content and social Context to recommend software documentation. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing 14, 472–486.
  21. Liang, B. & Zheng, L. (2017). Specificity and latent correlation learning for action recognition using synthetic multi-view data from depth maps. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 26, 5560-5574.
  22. Liu, Y., Liu, A., Liu, X. & Huang, X. (2019). A statistical approach to participant selection in location-based social networks for offline event marketing. Information Sciences 480, 90-108.
  23. Maclean, J., Al-Saggaf, Y., & Hogg, R. (2022). Instagram Photo Sharing and Its Relationships With Social Connectedness, Loneliness, and Well-Being. Social Media + Society, 8(2).
  24. Rahman, M.G. and Islam, M.Z. (2022). A Framework for Supervised Heterogeneous Transfer Learning Using Dynamic Distribution Adaptation and Manifold Regularization. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, in press.
  25. Rahman, M.G. & Islam, M.Z. (2021). Adaptive Decision Forest: An Incremental Machine Learning Framework. Pattern Recognition, 122, 108345.
  26. Rahman, M.A., Ang, L.M. & Seng, K.P. (2020). Clustering biomedical and gene expression datasets with kernel density and unique neighborhood set based vein detection. Information Systems 91, 101490.
  27. Rahman, A. (2019). Statistics-based data preprocessing methods and machine learning algorithms for big data analysis. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence 17, 44-65.
  28. Rahman, M.A., Ang, L.M. & Seng, K.P. (2018). Unique neighborhood set parameter independent density-based clustering with outlier detection, IEEE Access 6, 44707-44717.
  29. Rahman, M.A. & Islam, M.Z. (2018). Application of a density based clustering technique on the biomedical datasets. Applied Soft Computing 73, 623-634.
  30. Rahman, A., Harding, A., Tanton, R. & Liu, S. (2013). Simulating the characteristics of populations at the small area level: New validation techniques for a spatial microsimulation model in Australia. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 57, 149-165.
  31. Siers, M. & Islam, M.Z. (2015). Software defect prediction using a cost sensitive decision forest and voting, and a potential solution to the class imbalance problem. Information Systems 51, 62-71.
  32. Soomro, T.A., Afifi, A.J., Gao, J., Hellwich, O., Zheng, L. & Paul, M. (2019). Strided fully convolutional neural network for boosting the sensitivity of retinal blood vessels segmentation. Expert Systems with Applications 134, 36-52.
  33. Wang, B., Zheng, L., Liu, D.L., Ji, F., Clark, A. & Yu, Q. (2018). Using multi‐model ensembles of CMIP5 global climate models to reproduce observed monthly rainfall and temperature with machine learning methods in Australia. International Journal of Climatology 38, 4891-4902.
  34. Wang, Y., Lin, X., Wu, L., Zhang, W., Zhang, Q. & Huang, X. (2015). Robust subspace clustering for multi-view data by exploiting correlation consensus. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 24, 3939-3949.
  35. Yao, S., You, R., Wang, S., Xiong, Y., Huang, X. & Zhu, S. (2021) NetGO 2.0: improving large-scale protein function prediction with massive sequence, text, domain, family and network information. Nucleic Acids Research, 49, W469-W475.
  36. Yates, D. & Islam, M.Z. (2021). FastForest: Increasing random forest processing speed while maintaining accuracy. Information Sciences 557, 130-152.