Bio

 
Dr Shah Khusro is the Head of Department of Computer Science and a Professor in the Department. Her established research interests lie in the areas of formal modelling of access control policies and railway verification. He has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship during 2013-2014 to continue to examine the model checking of railway interlocking systems.
PhD (2003-2007)

Institute of Software Technology & Interactive Systems Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Amin Tjoa
M.Sc. (1995-1997) with University Gold Medal

Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Ernst Mach Follow-up Grant (EZA)

Awarded by the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education & Research (OeAD-GmbH) and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW)
Faculty member at the Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar since May 1998. Currently working as Full Professor since October 2015 and Chairman of the department since October 2016.
Courses Taught at BS, MS and PhD Levels

Object-Oriented Programming (C++/Java), Computer Networks, Theory of Computation, Compiler Construction, Data Communication, Systems Programming, Database Systems, Data Structures, Analysis of Algorithms, Web Mining, Ontology Engineering, Information Retrieval, Web Engineering, Semantic Web, Information Architecture, Research Methodology, Social Web, Mobile Application Development, etc.
Membership of Professional Societies

IEEE 
(The Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers).........................................Member ID: 93741654
ACM (The Association for Computing

Machinery)..………….........................…..Member ID: 1100116
IEICE
 (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers-Japan)
.....Member ID: 1680170
Scholar Profiles/IDs

ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7734-7243 ResearcherID:              http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-1661-2014 Google Scholar:           https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=t8RLfucAAAAJ&hl=en ResearchGate :            https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shah_Khusro
Patents Filed (submitted to IPO Pakistan):

1.Shah Khusro, Iftikhar Alam. Methods and system for the design of a media player for advanced tagging and playing media files with video effects – Submitted to IPO Pakistan – January 2019.
2.Shah Khusro, Iftikhar Alam. Methods and system for creating a comprehensive e-tutor of a textbook with multimedia content of varying levels of details to reduce teaching effort in all instruction environments – Submitted to IPO Pakistan – November 2019.
3.Shah Khusro, Mumtaz Khan. Methods, system, and design of a smartphone-based social assistant for helping blind users in academic environment – Submitted to IPO Pakistan – November 2019.
4.Shah Khusro, Iftikhar Alam. Methods and system for real-time group profile generation and recommendations on Smart TV – Submitted to IPO Pakistan – November 2019
PhD Students Supervised

1.Fouzia Jabeen (Session 2010-2011) Exploiting Contexts for Finding Refined Relevant Set of Tags: Towards Maintaining a Quality Folksonomy. Completed 2017.
2.Shaukat Ali (Session 2009-2010) Exploiting Sensor Data Semantics for Smartphone-based Lifelogging: Towards the Development of Digital Prosthetic Memory on Smartphones. Completed 2017.
3.Akif Khan (Session 2010-2011) Blind-Friendly Universal User Interfaces: Towards the Design of Adaptive User Interfaces for Blind People. Completed 2018.
4.Syed Rahman Mashwani (Session 2011-2012) Augmented Directory Navigation for Non-Hierarchical Retrieval of Files—360? Semantic File System. Completed 2018.
Irfan Ullah (Session 2014-2015) Improving Social Book Search using Structure Semantics, Bibliographic Descriptions and Social Metadata. Completed 2019.
5.Iftikhar Alam (Session 2014-2015) Tailoring Recommendations to Groups of Viewers on Smart TV: A Real-Time Profile Generation Approach. Completed. Waiting for Public Defence.
6.Inayat Khan (Session 2014-2015) Towards the Design of Context-aware Adaptive User Interfaces to Minimize the Driver Distractions. Completed. Waiting for Public Defence.
MS Students Supervised

1.Sehrish Rafiq Discovering Semantic Relationships Among PDF Book Figures Using Contextual Similarity
2.Nabeela A Rich Tag Cloud Interface to a Book Collection 3.Syed Khurram Ali Shah
A Semantic Bookmark System for Dynamic Modeling of Users Browsing Preferences
4.Imam ud Din Semantic History: Ontology-based Modeling of Users’ Web Browsing Behaviors for Improved Web Page Revisitation
5.Tauseef ur Rahman An Integrated Approach to Expert Recommendation in Social Information Seeking Platforms.
6.Bahadar Ali Searching Tabular Information in PDF Book Collection using Schema Matching Techniques.
7.Zafar Ali A Hybrid Approach to Book Recommendation using Table of Contents and Association Rule Mining.
8.Asim Ullah The Design and Development of a Comprehensive Book Structure Ontology.
9.Badam Niazi Designing a User Interface for Blind People to Perform Common Activities on Smartphones.
10.Mumtaz Khan Collaborative Video Annotation based on Ontological Themes, Temporal Duration and Pointing Regions.
11.Asima Lateef Extracting and Annotating Book Tables using DBpedia and Search Engine Snippets.
12.Aisha Khan FolksoMap - A Map-like Zoomable Interface to a Tag Space.
13.Jehangir Khan Integrating Short Message Service (SMS) in Open Source Digital Signage System for Academic Environments.
14.Amna Majid Discovering and Utilizing Tag Semantics for Mapping in Folksonomies and Vocabularies.
15.Aftab Alam Confluence of Online Social Network, Social Question and Answering Community, and User Reputation Model for Information Seeking and Expert Generation .
15.Iftikhar Alam Short Message Service (SMS) based Survey Questionnaire and Form Processing.
16.Inayat Khan An Investigation of Smartphone Sensors in Daily Life Activities and Their Effect on Battery Life.
17.Irfan Ullah The Design of a Scalable and Flexible Book Search Engine.
18.Shah Khalid Crawling AJAX-Based Web Applications.
19.Nisar Muhammad Towards Search Results Ranking in Social Bookmarking Environments.
20.Syed Rahman E-mail address privacy via Proxy E-Mails Accounts.
21.Inayat Ullah Impact of Network Scalability on the Performance of RIP and IGRP for Email Services.
22.Sonam Yar Client-side Revisitation Support with Contextual and Dynamic Suggestions for the Speed Dial’s Thumbnail.
23.Muhammad Asim Content Based Call for Papers Recommendation to Researchers.
24.Hidayat Ullah Assisting Blind Persons in Joining Congregational Prayers using Smartphone.
25.Sumayya Khan Haptic Feedback to Assist Blind People in Indoor Environment using Vibration Patterns.
26.Summan Zaib Smartphone Based Indoor Navigation for Blind Persons using User Profile and Simplified Building Information Model.
27.Durre Shehwar Towards Development of Indoor Obstacles Ontology for Context Provision to Visually Impaired Persons.
28.Fayyaz Ali Ratio-Based Weighted PageRank: A Novel Approach to Ranking Web Pages with Fast Convergence and Rank Preservation.
29.Aizaz Khan Smart White Cane for Identifying Walking Patterns of a Visually Impaired Person Through Smartphone Sensor Data Fusion.
30.Waheed Murad Recommending Expert Freelancers to Buyers in Online Marketplaces.
31.Malang Jan User Interaction Based Content Clustering on SMart TV.
32.Waseem Khan Recommending Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to Developers Based on Technical Specifications.
33.Azhar ud Din Age-Based Ranking of YouTube Videos for Improved Parental Controls in SmartTV Environment.
34.Ibrar Ahmad How Do I Teach? Towards a More Engaging Teaching Experience Using Off-The-Shelf Devices.
35.Muhib Ullah Smartphone Based Cognitive Assistance of Blind People in Room Recognition and Awareness.
Journal Articles

1. Akif Khan and Shah Khusro, “An insight into smartphone-based assistive solutions for visually impaired and blind people – issues, challenges and opportunities,” Universal Access in Information Society, pp. 1-15, April 2020. DOI: 10.1109/. JCR/IF
2. Iftikhar Alam and Shah Khusro, “Tailoring Recommendations to Groups of Viewers on Smart TV: A Real-time Profile Generation Approach,” IEEE Access, Vol. 8, pp. 50814-50827, March 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2980206. JCR/IF
3. Irfan Ullah and Shah Khusro, "Social Book Search: The Impact of the Social Web on Book Retrieval and Recommendation," Multimedia Tools and Applications, Dec. 2019. DOI:10.1007/s11042-019-08591-0.  JCR/IF.
4. Madeeha Aman, Saeed Mahfooz, Muhammad Zubair, Neelam Mukhtar, Kanwal Imran, and Shah Khusro, "Tunnel-Free Distributed Mobility Management (DMM) Support Protocol for Future Mobile Networks," Electronics, Vol. 8, Issue 12, pp. 1519, Dec. 2019. DOI: 10.3390/electronics8121519. JCR/IF
5. Irfan Ullah and Shah Khusro, “On the search behaviour of users in the context of interactive social book search,” Behaviour & Information Technology, pp. 1-20, April 2019. DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2019.15 JCR/IF
6. Iftikhar Alam, Shah Khusro, and Mumtaz Khan “Factors Affecting the Performance of Recommender Systems in a Smart TV Environment,” Technologies, vol. 7, issue 2, pp. 1-19, May 2019. DOI: 10.3390/technologies7020041 WoS Master Journal List.
7. Shaukat Ali, Shah Khusro, Akif Khan, Inayat Khan, and Salman Faiz Solheria, “An Insight of Smartphone-Based Lifelogging Research: Issues, Challenges, and Research Opportunities,” Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: A. Physical and Computational Sciences, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 69-84, September 2019. HEC Category X.
8. Ahmad Alkhodre, Toqeer Ali Syed, Salman Jan, Yazed Alsaawy, Shah Khusro, and Muhammad Yasar Khan, “A Blockchain-based Value Added Tax (VAT) System: Saudi Arabia as a Use-Case,” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, vol. 10, issue 5, pp. 708-716, May 2019. DOI: 10.14569/IJACSA.2019.0100588 WoS Master .
Journal List

9. Shah Khalid, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Godfrey Dawson-Amoah, “On the Current State of Scholarly Retrieval Systems,” Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research, vol. 9, issue 1, pp. 3862-3869, Feb. 2019. WoS Master Journal List. 10. Syed Rahman Mashwani and Shah Khusro, "360° Semantic File System: Augmented directory navigation for nonhierarchical retrieval of files," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 1-13, Jan. 2019. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2890165 JCR/IF.
11. Akif Khan and Shah Khusro, "Blind-friendly user interfaces – a pilot study on improving the accessibility of touchscreen interfaces," Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp-1-15, Jan. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s11042-018-7094-y. JCR/IF.
12. Shah Khusro, Fouzia Jabeen, and Aisha Khan, “Tag Clouds: Past, Present and Future,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section A: Physical Sciences, pp. 1-15, Dec. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s40010-018-0571-. JCR/IF.
13. Izaz Khan, Shah Khusro?, and Irfan Ullah, “Technology-assisted white cane: evaluation and future directions,” PeerJ, pp. 1-27, Dec. 2018. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.6058. JCR/IF.
14. Irfan Ullah, Shah Khusro, Asim Ullah, and Muhammad Naeem, " An Overview of the Current State of Linked and Open Data in Cataloging," Information Technologies and Libraries, vol. 37, no. 3, pp-1-27, Sep. 2018. JCR/IF.
15. Akif Khan, Shah Khusro, Badam Niazi, Jamil Ahmad, Iftikhar Alam, and Inayat Khan, "TetraMail: a usable email client for blind people," Universal Access in Information Society, pp-1-20, Sep. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10209-018-0633-5. JCR/IF.
16. Akif Khan and Shah Khusro, "BlindSense: An Accessibility-inclusive Universal User Interface for Blind People," Engineering, Technology & Applied Research, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 2775-2784, Apr. 2018. WoS Master Journal List.
17. Syed Rahman Mashwani and Shah Khusro, "The Design and Development of a Semantic File System Ontology," Engineering, Technology & Applied Research, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 2827-2833, Apr. 2018. WoS Master Journal List.
18. Nosheen Fayyaz, Irfan Ullah, and Shah Khusro, "On the Current State of Linked Open Data: Issues, Challenges and Future Directions," International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 110-128, Mar. 2018. JCR/IF.
19. Shah Khalid, Shah Khusro, and Irfan Ullah, "Crawling Ajax-based Web Applications: Evolution and State-of-the-art," Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 35-45, Jan. 2018. JCR/IF.
20. Inayat Khan, Muhammad Abid Khan, Shah Khusro, and Muhammad Naeem, “Vehicular Lifelogging: Issues, Challenges and Research Opportunities,” Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Robotic Applications, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 30-37, Dec. 2017. HEC Category Y.
21. Asim Ullah, Shah Khusro, and Irfan Ullah, "Bibliographic Classification in the Digital Age: Current Trends & Future Directions," Information Technology and Libraries, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 48-77, Sep. 2017. JCR/IF.
22. Shah Khusro, Shaukat Ali, Iftikhar Alam, and Irfan Ullah, “Performance Evaluation of Desktop Search Engines Using Information Retrieval Systems Approaches,” Journal of Internet Technology, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1043-1055, Sep. 2017. JCR/IF.
23. Danish Wadood, Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, and Shaukat Ali, "Identifying key influential parameters of high profile criminals through statistical correlation," Cluster Computing, vol. , no. , pp. , Jul. 2017. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s1058. JCR/IF.
24. Iftikhar Alam, Muhammad Abid Khan, Muhammad Naeem, and Shah Khusro, “There is no such thing as free lunch: An investigation of Bloatware effects on smart devices,” Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Robotic Applications, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1-10, Jun. 2017. HEC Category Y.
25. Shah Khusro, Aftab Alam, and Shah Khalid, “Social Question and Answer Sites: The Story So Far,” Emerald’s Program, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 170-190, Jun 2017. JCR/IF.
26. Aftab Alam, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Shuaib Karim, “Confluence of Social Network, Social Question and Answering Community, and User Reputation Model for Information Seeking and Experts Generation,” Journal of Information Science, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 260-274, Apr. 2017. DOI:10.1177/0165551516637322. JCR/IF.
27. Asima Latif, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Nasir Ahmad, “A Hybrid Approach for Annotating Book Tables,” International Arab Journal of Information Technology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 777-783, Apr. 2017. JCR/IF.
28. Fakhre Alam, Sami Ur Rahman, Adnan Khalil, Sehat Ullah, and Shah Khusro, "Quantitative Evaluation of Intrinsic Registration Methods for Medical Images," Sindh University Research Journal, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 43-48, Mar. 2017. HEC Category X.
29. Mumtaz Khan, Shah Khusro, and Irfan Ullah, "On Linked Open Data (LOD)-based Semantic Video Annotation Systems", Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: A. Physical and Computational Sciences, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 1-12, Mar. 2017. HEC Category X.
30. Shaukat Ali, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, Akif Khan, and Inayat Khan, "SmartOntoSensor: Ontology for Semantic Interpretation of Smartphone Sensors Data for Context-Aware Applications," Journal of Sensors, vol. 2017, Article ID 8790198, pp. 1-26, Feb. 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/8790198. JCR/IF.
31. Inayat Khan, Shah Khusro, Shaukat Ali, and Jamil Ahmed, “Sensors are Power Hungry: An Investigation of Smartphone Sensors Impact on Battery Power from Lifelogging Perspective,” Bahria University Journal of ICT, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 7-19, Dec. 2016. HEC Category Y.
32. Zurah Bibi, Jamil Ahmad, Amjad Ali, Amnah Siddiqa, Samar Hayat Khan Tareen, Shaheen Shahzad, Hussnain Ahmed Janjua, and Shah Khusro, “On the Modeling and Analysis of the Biological Regulatory Network of NF-kB Activation in HIV-1 Infection,” Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling, vol. 4, no. 1, Dec. 2016. DOI:10.1186/s40294-015-0013-4. WoS
Master Journal List

33. Sadia, Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, Saeed Mahfooz, and Rashid Ahmad, "A Robust System Detector for Clone Attacks on Facebook Platform," NED University Journal of Research, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 71-80, Sep. 2016. HEC Category X.
34. Fakhre Alam, Sami Ur Rahman, Adnan Khalil, Shah Khusro, and Muhammad Sajjad, "Deformable Registration Methods for Medical Images: A Review Based on Performance Comparison," Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: A. Physical and Computational Sciences, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 111-130, Jun. 2016. HEC Category X.
35. Fakhre Alam, Sami ur Rahman, and Shah Khusro, “Evaluation of Medical Image Registration Techniques Based on Nature and Domain of the Transformation”, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, vol 47, no. 2, pp. 178-193, Jun. 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmir.2015.12.081. Elsevier Indexed.
36. Shaukat Ali and Shah Khusro, “POEM: Practical Ontology Engineering Model for Semantic Web Ontologies,” Cogent Engineering, vol. 3 2016, no. 1, pp. 1-39, May 2016. DOI: 10.1080/23311916.2016.1193959. Scopus Indexed.
37. Shaukat Ali and Shah Khusro, “Mobile Phone Sensing: A New Application Paradigm,” Indian Journal of Science & Technology, vol. 9, no. 19, pp. 1-42, May 2016. DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i19/53088. WoS.
Master Journal List

38. Irfan Ullah, Shah Khusro, Habib un Nabi, and Rafi Ullah, “StudentPIMS: A Smartphone-Based Personal Information Management System for Students,” International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 366-380, Apr. 2016. WoS Master Journal List.
39. Inayat Khan, Shah Khusro, Shaukat Ali, and Aziz Uddin, “Daily Life Activities on Smartphones and Their Effect on Battery Life for Better Personal Information Management,” Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: A. Physical and Computational Sciences, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 61-74, Mar. 2016. HEC Category X.
40. Mumtaz Khan, Shah Khusro, and Irfan Ullah, “On Annotation of Video Content for Multimedia Retrieval and Sharing,” International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 198-218, Mar. 2016. WoS Master Journal List. 41. Fouzia Jabeen, Shah Khusro, Amna Majid, and Azhar Rauf, "Semantic Discovery in Social Tagging Systems: A Review," Multimedia Tools and Application, vol. 75, no. 1, pp. 573-605, Jan. 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11042-014-2309-3. JCR/IF.
42. Fouzia Jabeen and Shah Khusro, “Quality-protected folksonomy maintenance approaches: a brief survey,” The Knowledge Engineering Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 521-544, Oct. 2015. DOI: 10.1017/S0269888915000120. JCR/IF
43. Akif Khan and Shah Khusro, “The Rise of Augmented Reality Browsers – Trends, Challenges and Opportunities,” Pakistan Journal of Science, vol. 76, no. 3, pp. 288-300, Sep. 2015. HEC Category Y
45. B. Aslam, J. Ahmad, A. Ali, R.Z. Paracha, S.H.K. Tareen, S. Khusro, T. Ahmad, S.A. Muhammad, U. Niazi, and V. Azevedo, “Structural modeling and analysis of dengue-mediated inhibition of interferon signaling pathway,” Genetics and Molecular Research, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 4215-4237, Apr. 2015. DOI: 10.4238/2015.April.28.4. JCR/IF.
46. Akif Khan, Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, and Saeed Mahfooz, “Rebirth of Augmented Reality – Enhancing Reality via Smartphones,” Bahria University Journal of ICT, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 110-121, Apr. 2015. HEC Category Y.
47. Fakhre Alam, Samiur Rahman, Shah Khusro, and Shaukat Ali, “Towards a Semantic Web Stack Applicable for Both RDF and Topic Maps: A Survey,” Technical Journal, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 114-124, Apr. 2015. HEC Category Y.
48. Fakhre Alam, Mohammad Abid, Sami Ur Rahman, Shah Khusro, and Shaukat Ali, “Resource Description Framework and Topic Maps: Complementary or Competitive? A Survey,” Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 1-14, March 2015. HEC Category X.
49. Fakhre Alam, Sami Ur Rahman, Shah Khusro, and Shaukat Ali, “A Roadmap for Killer Applications Resource Description Framework (RDF) and Topic Maps,” Science International, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 185-190, Feb. 2015. WoS Master Journal List/HEC Category Z.
50. Shaukat Ali, Shah Khusro, Laiq Hassan, and Asif Ali, “A Survey of Mobile Phones Context-Awareness using Sensing Computing Research,” Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 75-93, Dec. 2014. HEC Category X.
51. Mohammad Abrar, Alex Tze Hiang Sim, Dilawar Shah, Shah Khusro, and Abdusalam, “Weather Prediction using Classification,” Science International, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 2217-2223, Dec. 2014. WoS Master Journal List/HEC Category Z.
52. Shaukat Ali, Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, and Saeed Mahfooz, “Sensors and Mobile Phones: Evolution and State-of-the-Art,” Pakistan Journal of Science, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 386-400, Dec. 2014. HEC Category Y.
53. Fakhre Alam, Shaukat Ali, Muhammad Abid, Shah Khusro, and Azhar Rauf, “A Comparative Study of RDF and Topic Maps Development Tools and APIs,” Bahria University Journal of ICT, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 1-12, Dec. 2014. HEC Category Y.
54. Shah Khusro, Asima Latif, and Irfan Ullah, “On Methods and Tools of Table Detection, Extraction and Annotation in PDF Documents,” Journal of Information Sciences, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 41-57, Oct. 2014. DOI: 10.1177/0165551514551903. JCR/IF.
55. Shah Khusro, Fouzia Jabeen, Syed Rahman, and Iftikhar Alam, “Linked Open Data: Towards the Realization of Semantic Web- A Review,” Indian Journal of Science & Technology, vol.7, no. 6, pp. 745-764, Jun. 2014. WoS Master Journal List. 56. Shah Khusro, Irfanullah, Azhar Rauf, and Saeed Mahfooz, “Issues and Challenges in Book IR,” Information - An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 2055-2078, Jun. 2014. JCR/IF. 57. Shaukat Ali, Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, Muhammad Zubair, Haleem Farman, and Sajid Ullah, “An Authorization Model to Access Summarized Data of a Data Warehouse,” Life Science Journal, vol. 11, no. 6s, pp. 608-610, Jun. 2014. ISSN 1097-8135. http:// www.lifesciencesite.com. 125. JCR/IF.
58. Fakhre Alam, Abid Khan, Shaukat Ali, and Shah Khusro, “Jigsaw of Serialization Formats,” Proceedings of Pakistan Academy of Sciences, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 101-114, June 2014. HEC Category X.
59. Iftikhar Alam, Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, and Qamruz Zaman, “Conducting Surveys and Data Collection: From Traditional to Mobile and SMS-based Surveys,” Pakistan Journal of Statistics & Operations Research, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 169-187, June 2014. HEC Category Y.
60. Kanwal Imran, Saeed Mahfooz, Azhar Rauf, and Shah Khusro, “Enhanced Authentication Scheme for Proxy Mobile IPv6,” Life Science Journal, vol. 11, no. 3s, pp. 12-18, Mar. 2014. ISSN:1097-8135. http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 3. JCR/IF.
61. Fatima Liaqat, Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, and Saeed Mahfooz, “Variable K-Anonymity: An Approach for Minizing Data Loss and Maintaining Usefulness of Data,” NED University Journal of Research, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 27-36, Mar. 2014. HEC Category Y.
62. Fouzia Jabeen, Shah Khusro, Saeed Mahfooz, Azhar Rauf, and Jehangir Khan, “Relevance of Tags to Images: A Brief Survey of Major Parameters and Evaluation Measures,” Life Science Journal, vol. 10, no. 12s, pp. 321-325, Dec. 2013. ISSN:1097-8135. http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 55. JCR/IF.
63. Shah Khusro, Akif Khan, Saeed Mahfooz, Azhar Rauf, and Shaukat Ali, “Navigating and Browsing Linked Open Data: State-of-the-Art,” Life Science Journal, vol. 10, no. 11s, pp. 349-358, Nov. 2013. ISSN:1097-8135. http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 64. JCR/IF.
64. Shah Khusro, Syed Rahman Mashwani, Azhar Rauf, Saeed Mahfooz, and Shaukat Ali, “A Study of File System Objects’ Metadata,” Life Science Journal, vol. 10, no. 11s, pp. 343-348, Nov. 2013. ISSN:1097-8135. http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 63. JCR/IF.
65. Inayat Ullah, Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, and Saeed Mahfooz, “Impact of Network Scalability on the performance of RIP and IGRP for Email Services,” Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 115-130, Jun. 2013. HEC Category X.
66. Azhar Rauf, Adnan Amin, Saeed Mahfooz, and Shah Khusro, “The Performance of MapReduce Over the Varying Nature of Data,” Life Science Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1263-1266, Apr. 2013. ISSN:1097-8135. http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 166. JCR/IF.
67. Shah Khusro, Shaukat Ali, Azhar Rauf, Saeed Mahfooz, Syed Rehman, Akif Khan, and Fouzia Jabeen, “Unleashing Sensor Data on Linked Open Data-The Story So Far,” Life Science Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1766-1786, Apr. 2013. ISSN:1097-8135. http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 232. JCR/IF.
68. Nisar Muhammad, Shah Khusro, Saeed Mahfooz, and Azhar Rauf, “A Literature Survey on Ranking Tagged Web Documents in Social Bookmarking Systems,” IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 56-69, Jan. 2013. DOI: 10.9790/0661-1155669.
69. Shaukat Ali, Huma Javed, Azhar Rauf, Saeed Mahfooz and Shah Khusro, “Natural Language Interface for Sensor Networks,” World Applied Sciences Journal, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 1563-1567, Nov. 2012. WoS Master Journal List.
70. Sajid Iqbal, Azhar Rauf, Saeed Mahfooz, Shah Khusro, and Sajid H. Shah, “Self-Constructing Fragile Watermark Algorithm for Relational Database Integrity Proof,” World Applied Sciences Journal, vol. 19, no. 9, pp.1273-1277, Sep. 2012. WoS Master Journal List.
71. Azhar Rauf, Sheeba, Saeed Mahfooz, Shah Khusro, and Huma Javed, “Enhanced K-Mean Clustering Algorithm to Reduce Number of Iterations and Time Complexity,” Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 959-963, Jul. 2012.
72. Qamruz Zaman, Ahtesham Gul, Gohar Ayub, Muhammad Atif, Shah Khusro, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Farooq, and Habib Shah, "Incidence of Stroke in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan," Journal of Contemporary Medicine, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 35-41, Dec. 2011.
73. Qamruz Zaman, Muhammad Atif, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Ilyas, Fazal Rabbi, Amjad Ali, Habib Shah, Muhammad Iqbal, and Shah Khusro, “Political Federations are One of the Main Causes of Increasing Level of Anxiety among the University Students,” International Journal of Business and Social Science, vol. 2, no. 19, pp. 117-122, Oct. 2011.
74. Qamruz Zaman, Muhammad Azam, Muhammad Iqbal, Shah Khusro, and Karl Peter Pfeiffer, “Classification trees using new criteria for two or more categories,” Elixir Bio Tech, vol. 40, pp. 5430-5432, Oct. 2011.
75. Qamruz Zaman, Muhammad Azam, Shah Khusro, Muhammad Iqbal, and Karl Peter Pfeiffer, “Fundamentals of Classification and Regression Trees,” Elixir Bio Tech, vol. 40, pp. 5407-5414, Oct. 2011.
76. Qamruz Zaman, Muhammad Azam, Muhammad Iqbal, and Shah Khusro, “Incidence of ?-thalassaemia in Peshawar,” Elixir Pharmacy, vol. 40, pp.5363-5364, Oct. 2011.
77. Bilal Khan, Azhar Rauf, Sajid H. Shah, and Shah Khusro, “Identification and Removal of Duplicated Records,” World Applied Sciences Journal, vol. 13, no. 5, pp.1178-1184, May 2011. WoS Master Journal List.
78. Shah Khusro, Jamil Ahmad, and Azhar Rauf, “User Modeling: From Early Shell Systems to the Desktop and Smartphones,” PUTAJ Sciences, vol. 18, pp. 293-304, Jan. 2011.
79. Azhar Rauf, Tariq Sadad, Shah Khusro, and Imran Saeed, “Measuring Data Loss with K-Anonymity,” PUTAJ Sciences, vol. 18, pp. 279-292, Jan. 2011.
80. Atif Khan, Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, and Saeed Mahfooz, “A Framework for Measuring and Improving Data Quality,” PUTAJ Sciences, vol. 18, pp. 251-278, Jan. 2011.
81. Haider Ali, Saeed Mahfooz, Azhar Rauf, and Shah Khusro, “Using Mobile Phones for Quizzes in M-Learning Environments,” PUTAJ Sciences, vol. 17, pp. 93-101, Nov. 2010.
82. Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, Saeed Mahfooz, and A Min Tjoa, “PIM and Semantic Desktop – Past, Present, and the Future,” Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 67-76, Jul. 2010. HEC Category Z.
83. Azhar Rauf, Saeed Mahfooz, Shah Khusro, and Shabir Ahmad, “Achieving K-Anonymity without Generalization and Suppression,” Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 34, no 2, pp. 59-66, Jul. 2010. HEC Category Z.
84. Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, Sharafat Ali, and Sareer Bacha, “Joining Tables on Secret Primary Keys,” Journal of Science & Technology, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 73-80, Jan. 2010. HEC Category Z. 85. Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, and Saeed Mahfooz, ‘Towards Better Ranking in Social Bookmarking Environments,” PUTAJ Sciences, vol. 17, pp. 73-82, Jan. 2010.
86. Azhar Rauf, Sareer Badshah, Shah Khusro, Saeed Mahfooz, and Huma Javed, “Mathematical Models for Cell-plus-Innocent Security Techniques,” PUTAJ Sciences, vol. 17, pp. 39-44, Jan. 2010. 87. Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, and Sareer Bacha, “Estimated Models for Fine-grained Security Techniques,” Journal of Science & Technology, vol. 33, no. 1&2, pp. 35-39, Jul. 2009. HEC Category Z.
88. Azhar Rauf, Sareer Bacha, and Shah Khusro, “A Comparative Study of Fine-grained Security Techniques based on Data Accessibility and Inference,” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Journal, vol. 31, pp. 302-310, Jul. 2009.
Conference Papers & Book Chapters

1. Sehrish Rafiq, Shah Khusro, and Nosheen Fayyaz, "Discovering Semantic Relationships among PDF Book Figures using Contextual and Visual Similarity" in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT'19), December 16-18, 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
2. Shah Khusro, Badam Niazi, Akif Khan, and Iftikhar Alam, "Evaluating Smartphone Screen Divisions for Designing Blind-Friendly Touch-Based Interfaces," in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT'19), December 16-18, 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
3. Iftikhar Alam, Shah Khusro, and Mumtaz Khan, "Usability Barriers in Smart TV User Interfaces: A Review and Recommendations," in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT'19), December 16-18, 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
4. Inayat Khan, Shaukat Ali, Shah Khusro, “Smartphone-Based Lifelogging: An Investigation of Data Volume Generation Strength of Smartphone Sensors,” in Simulation Tools and Techniques. SIMUtools 2019. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Vol; 295, pp. 63-73, Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-32216-8_6.
5. Waheed Murad, Shah Khusro, Iftikhar Alam and Shaukat Ali, “Recommending Expert Freelancers To Buyers In Online Marketplaces,” in Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computer Engineering (ICECCE-2019), 24-25 July, Swat, Pakistan. IEEE.
6. Summan Zeb, Shah Khusro, Shaukat Ali and Fakhre Alam, “Smartphone based indoor navigation for blind persons using user profile and simplified building information model,” in Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computer Engineering (ICECCE-2019), 24-25 July, Swat, Pakistan. IEEE.
7. Sonam Yar, Shah Khusro, Iftikhar Alam, and Muhammad Taimoor Khan, “Client-Side Revisitation Support with Contextual and Dynamic Suggestions for the Speed Dial’s Thumbnail,” in Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computer Engineering (ICECCE-2019), 24-25 July, Swat, Pakistan. IEEE.
8. Inayat Khan, Shah Khusro, and Iftikhar Alam, “Driver Smartphone Distractions and its Effect on Driving Performance using Vehicular Lifelog Dataset,” in Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computer Engineering (ICECCE-2019), 24-25 July, Swat, Pakistan. IEEE.
9. Adamu Garba, Shah Khalid, Shah Khusro, and Irfan Ullah, “Search Results Diversification based on Subtopics Attention Network,” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE’ 19), 6-7 March 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
10. Muhammad Asim and Shah Khusro, “Content-based Call for Papers Recommendations to Researchers,” in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies (ICOSST-2018), 19-21 December 2018, Lahore, Pakistan. IEEE.
11. Fayyaz Ali and Shah Khusro, “Player Ranking: A Solution to the Duckworth/Lewis Method Problems,” in Proceedings of The 14th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), 21-22 November 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
12. Akif Khan and Shah Khusro, “Smart Assist: Smartphone-Based Drug Compliance for Elderly Peopleand People with Special Needs”, in Applications of Intelligent Technologies in Healthcare, F. Khan et al. Eds., Springer International Publishing, pp. pp. 1-10.
13. Imam ud Din, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Azhar Rauf, “Semantic History: Ontology-Based Modeling of Users’ Web Browsing Behaviors for Improved Web Page Revisitation,” in Intelligent Systems in Cybernetics and Automation Control Theory: CoMeSySo 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 860, Silhavy R. et al. Eds. Cham-Switzerland: Springer, 2018, pp. 204-215. DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-00184-1_19.
14. Izaz Khan, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Saeed Mahfooz, “Towards Smartphone-based Navigation for Visually Impaired People”, in Computational and Statistical Methods in Intelligent Systems. CoMeSySo 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 859, Silhavy R. et al. Eds., Cham-Switzerland: Springer, 2018, pp. 366-376. DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-00211-4_32.
15. Syed Khurram Ali Shah, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Muhammad Abid Khan, “Semantic Bookmark System for Dynamic Modeling of Users’ Browsing Preferences”, in Artificial Intelligence Perspectives in Intelligent Systems: Proceedings of the 5th Computer Science On-line Conference 2018 (CSOC2018) Vol. 1, Silhavy R. et al. Eds. Cham-Switzerland: Springer, 2018, pp. 279-287. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-91189-2_27.
16. Tauseef ur Rahman, Shah Khusro, Irfan Ullah, and Zafar Ali, “Exploiting User Expertise and Willingness of Participation in Building Reputation Model for Scholarly Community-based Question & Answering (CQA) Platforms”, in Artificial Intelligence Perspectives in Intelligent Systems: Proceedings of the 5th Computer Science On-line Conference 2018 (CSOC2018) Vol. 1, Silhavy R. et al. Eds. Cham-Switzerland: Springer, 2018, pp. 427-436. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-91189-2_43.
17. Badam Niazi, Shah Khusro, Akif Khan, and Iftikhar Alam, “A Touch Sensitive Keypad Layout for Improved Usability of Smartphones for the Blind and Visually Impaired Persons”, in Artificial Intelligence Perspectives in Intelligent Systems: Proceedings of the 5th Computer Science On-line Conference 2016 (CSOC2016) Vol. 1, Silhavy R. et al. Eds. Cham-Switzerland: Springer, 2016, pp. 427-436. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-33625-1_38.
18. Irfan Ullah and Shah Khusro, “In Search of a Semantic Book Search Engine: Are We There Yet?” in Artificial Intelligence Perspectives in Intelligent Systems: Proceedings of the 5th Computer Science On-line Conference 2016 (CSOC2016) Vol. 1, Silhavy R. et al. Eds. Cham-Switzerland: Springer, 2016, pp. 347-357. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-33625-1_31.
19. Shah Khusro, Zafar Ali, and Irfan Ullah, “Recommender Systems: Issues, Challenges and Research Opportunities”, in Information Science and Applications (ICISA) 2016. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, K J Kim and N Joukov, Eds. Singapore: Springer, 2016, pp. 1179-1189. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0557-2_112.
20. Shah Khusro, Amin Andjomshoaa, and A Min Tjoa, “Browsing and Visualization of Semantic Web Content – From Web to the Desktop”, in Knowledge Management: Innovation, Technology and Cultures, Vol. 7, C. Stary, F. Barachini, S. Hawamdeh, Eds. Singapore: World Scientific, 2007, pp. 27-36.
21. Shah Khusro and A Min Tjoa, “Fulfilling the Needs of a Metadata Creator and Analyst - An Investigation of RDF Browsing and Visualization Tools” in IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, Vol. 214, The past and future of Information Systems: 1976-2006 and Beyond, D. Avison, S. Elliot, J. Krogstie, Eds. Boston: Springer, 2006, pp. 177-188. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-34732-5_17.
22. Iftikhar Alam, Shah Khusro, and Muhammad Naeem, “A Review of Smart TV – Past, Present and Future,” in Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies (ICOSST-2017), 18-20 December 2017, Lahore, Pakistan. IEEE
23. Fayyaz Ali, Irfan Ullah, and Shah Khusro, “An Empirical Investigation of PageRank and its Variants for Ranking Pages on the Web,” 14th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT'16), Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
24. Asim Ullah, Irfan Ullah, Shah Khusro, and Shaukat Ali, “BookOnt: A Comprehensive Book Structural Ontology for Book Search and Retrieval,” 14th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT'16), Islamabad, Pakistan. IEEE.
25. Shah Khusro and Irfan Ullah, “Towards a Semantic Book Search Engine,” 10th International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies ICOSST2016, Lahore, Pakistan. IEEE.
26. Syed Rahman Mashwani, Shah Khusro, Azhar Rauf, and Saeed Mahfooz, "Linked File System: Towards Exploiting Linked Data Technology in File Systems," in Proceedings of The 10th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems & Technologies (ICOSST-2016), 15-17 December, Lahore, Pakistan. IEEE.
27. Shah Khusro, Mumtaz Khan, and Irfan Ullah, “Collaborative Video Annotation Based on Ontological Themes, Temporal Duration and Pointing Regions,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS2016), Cairo, Egypt, May 9-11, 2016, pp. 121-126. DOI: 10.1145/2908446.2908471. ACM/ICPS.
28. Bahadar Ali and Shah Khusro, “A Divide-and-Merge Approach for Deep Segmentation of Document Tables,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS2016), Cairo, Egypt, May 9-11, 2016, pp. 43-49. DOI: 10.1145/2908446.2908473. ACM/ICPS.
29. Zafar Ali, Shah Khusro, and Irfan Ullah, “A Hybrid Book Recommender System Based on Table of Contents (ToC) and Association Rule Mining,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS’16), Cairo, Egypt, May 9-11, 2016, pp.68-74. DOI: 10.1145/2908446.2908481. ACM/ICPS.
30. Aref A. Saeed, Azhar Rauf, Shah Khusro, and Saeed Mahfoo, "Compressed Bitmaps Based Frequent Itemsets Mining on Hadoop," in Proceedings of The 10th International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS '16), Cairo, Egypt, May 9-11, 2016, pp.159-165. DOI: 10.1145/2908446.2908457. ACM/ICPS.
31. Shah Khusro and Syed Rahman Mashwani, “The Life of a File: From Cradle to Grave or Eternity,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS2016), Cairo, Egypt, May 9-11, 2016, pp.332-333. DOI: 10.1145/2908446.2908509. ACM/ICPS.
32. Azhar Rauf, Waqas Ali, Maher Ahmed, Shah Khusro, and Shaukat Ali, “Efficient XQuery over Encrypted XML Documents,” The 10th International Conference on Computer Science & Education ICCSE 2015, July 22-24, 2015. Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, UK. IEEE.
33. Fouzia Jabeen and Shah Khusro, “Core Architecture and Design Issues of Collaborative Tagging Applications,” in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Science & Computational Mathematics (ICCSCM 2015), May 7-8, Langkawi, Malaysia.
34. Jehangir Khan, Shah Khusro, and Fouzia Jabeen, “Digital Signage Systems: Past, Present and Future,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Science & Computational Mathematics (ICCSCM 2014), May 8-9, Langkawi, Malaysia, pp. 209-216.
35. Amna Majid, Shah Khusro, and Azhar Rauf, "Semantics in Social Tagging Systems: A Review", in Proceedings of The International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology, ICCNIT 2011, Bara Gali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. IEEE.
36. Shaukat Ali, Shah Khusro, and Azhar Rauf, "A Cryptography-Based Approach to Web Mashup Security," in Proceedings of The International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology, ICCNIT 2011, Bara Gali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. IEEE.
37. Sara Mumtaz, Azhar Rauf, and Shah Khusro, "A Distortion Based Technique for Preserving Privacy in OLAP Data Cube," in Proceedings of The International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology, ICCNIT 2011, Bara Gali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. IEEE.
38. Syed Rahman Mashwani, Shah Khusro, and A Min Tjoa, “E-Mail Address Privacy via Proxy E-Mails Accounts,” ISECS, Vol. 1, pp.346-351, 2009 Second International Symposium on Electronic Commerce and Security, 2009. IEEE.
39. Shah Khusro, Amin Andjomshoaa, and A Min Tjoa, “User and Context Modeling in SemanticLife System,” in Proceedings of The International Conference on Information Processing (ICIP 2007), August 10-12, Bangalore, India.
40. Khusro S., Ahmed M., Hoang H.H., et al. “SemanticLIFE - A Framework for Managing Information of a Human Lifetime,” in 6th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services (iiWAS), September 27-2, 2004, Jakarta-Indonesia.PhD Thesis.
41. Shah Khusro, “User and Context Modeling on the Desktop - A Scalable Approach to Lifetime Information,” Ph.D. dissertation, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2007.