“It is a gift by God bestowed to coin fresh words with meanings new;
Yet skilful artist must work hard, As inborn trend is owned by few.”

Dr. Zahid Halim's PUBLICATIONS

Forthcoming

  • S. Iqbal and Z. Halim, “Orienting Conflicted Graph Edges Using Genetic Algorithms to Discover Pathways in Protein-Protein Interaction Networks,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. --, 202-. [ISSN: 1557-9964, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 3.015, IEEE, Q1] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Silver]-link

  • M. Asad, Z. Halim, M. waqas, S. Tu, "An In-ad contents-based viewability prediction framework using Artificial Intelligence for Web Ads ," Artificial Intelligence Review, Vol. --, No. --, 2021, pp. 351–387. [ISSN: 0269-2821, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 5.747, Springer, Q1] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum/Gold]-link

  • M. Sulaiman, Z. Halim, M. Waqas, and D. Aydın, “A Hybrid List-based Task Scheduling Scheme for Heterogeneous Computing,” Journal of Supercomputing, Vol. --, No. --, pp. --, 202-. [ISSN: 0920-8542, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 2.469, Springer, Q2] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-link

  • M. Tahir, A. Tubaishat, F. Al-Obeidat, B. Shah, Z. Halim, M. Waqas, “A novel binary chaotic genetic algorithm for feature selection and its utility in affective computing and healthcare,” Neural Computing and Applications, vol. --, 202-. [ISSN: 1433-3058, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 4.774, Springer, Q1] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Silver]-link

  • Uzma, F. Al-Obeidat, A. Tubaishat, B. Shah, Z. Halim, "Gene encoder: a feature selection technique through unsupervised deep learning-based clustering for large gene expression data," Neural Computing and Applications, vol. --, 202-. [ISSN: 1433-3058, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 4.774, Springer, Q1] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Silver]-link

  • Z. Halim, A. Khan, M. Sulaiman, S. Anwar, and M. Nawaz, “On finding optimum commuting path in a road network: A computational approach for smart city traveling,” Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. --, 202-. [ISSN: 2161-3915, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 1.594, Wiely, Q3] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-link

 

Journal

 

  • Z. Halim, R.U.A. Khan, M. Waqas, S. Tu, “Utilizing 3D joints data extracted through depth camera to train classifiers for identifying suicide bomber,” Expert Systems With Applications, vol. 179, pp. 115081, 2021. [ISSN: 0957-4174, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 5.452, Elsevier, Q1] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum]-Download

  • Z. Halim, O. Ali, and G. Khan, “On the Efficient Representation of Datasets as Graphs to Mine Maximal Frequent Itemsets,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 04, pp. 1674–1691, 2021. [ISSN: 1041-4347, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 4.935, IEEE, Q1] [HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum]-Download

  • S. Tu. M. Waqas, S. Rehman, T. Mir, G. Abbas, Z. Abbas, Z. Halim, and I Ahmad, "Reinforcement Learning Assisted Impersonation Attack Detection in Device-to-Device Communications", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 70, No. 02, pp. 1474 – 1479, 2021. [ISSN: 0018-9545, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 5.379, IEEE, Q1] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum]-Download

  • S. Ullah, Z. Halim, “Imagined character recognition through EEG signals using deep convolutional neural network,” Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing , vol. 59, pp. 1167–1183, 2021. [ISSN: 1741-0444, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 2.022, Springer, Q2] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-Download

  • Z. Halim, H. M. Sargana, Aadam, Uzma, and M. Waqas, “Clustering of Graphs Using Pseudo-Guided Random Walk,” Journal of Computational Science, Vol. 21,, pp. 101281, 2021. [ISSN: 1877-7503, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 2.644, Elsevier, Q2] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-Download

  • M. Sulaiman, Z. Halim, M. Lebbah, M. Waqas, and S. Tu, “An evolutionary computing-based efficient hybrid task scheduling approach for heterogeneous computing environment,” Journal of Grid Computing, Vol. 19, pp. 1-31, 2021. [ISSN: 1570-7873, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 2.095, Springer, Q2] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-Download

  • Z. Halim, M. Waqar, M. Tahir, “A machine learning-based investigation utilizing the in-text features for the identification of dominant emotion in an email,” Knowledge-Based Systems, vol. 208, pp. 106443, 2020. [ISSN: 0950-7051, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 5.921, Elsevier, Q1] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum]-Download

  • S. Anwar, B. Mehraban, M. Ali, F. Hussain, and Z. Halim, “A Novel Framework For Generating Handwritten Datasets”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 80, pp. 9657–9669, 2021. [ISSN: 1380-7501, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 2.373, Springer, Q2] - in press [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-Download

  • Uzma, Z. Halim, "Optimizing the DNA fragment assembly using metaheuristic-based overlap layout consensus approach," Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 92, pp. 106256, 2020. [ISSN: 1568-4946, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 5.472, Elsevier, Q1]- [HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum]-Download

  • A. Rashid, M.A. Zeb, A. Rashid, S. Anwar, F. Joaquim, and Z. Halim, “Conceptualization of smartphone usage and feature preferences among various demographics,” Cluster Computing, Vol. 23, pp. 1855–1873, 2020. [ISSN: 1386-7857, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 3.458, Springer, Q1] - [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-Download

  • S. Tua, M. Waqasa, Y. Meng, S. Rehman, I. Ahmad, A. Koubaa, Z Halim, M. Hanif, C. Changh, C. Shi, "Mobile fog computing security: A user-oriented smart attack defense strategy based on DQL", Computer Communications, vol. 160, pp. 790-798, 2020. [ISSN: 0140-3664, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 2.816, Elsevier, Q2] [HEC JRS Medallion= Silver]-Download

  • S. Tu, S. Rehman, M. Waqas, O. Rehman, Z. Yang, B. Ahmad, Z. Halim, W. Zhao, "Optimisation-based training of evolutionary convolution neural network for visual classification applications," IET Computer Vision, vol. 14, no. 05, pp. 259-267, 2020 [ISSN: 1751-9640, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 1.516, IET, Q3] [HEC JRS Medallion= Honorable Mention]-Download

  • Z. Halim, M. Waqas, C.A. Edwin, A. Shah, “Identifying factors for employee retention using computational techniques: an approach to assist the decision-making process,” SN Applied Sciences, vol. 2, no. 9, pp. 1-20, 2020 [ISSN: 2523-3971, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 0.00, Springer] [HEC JRS Medallion= --]-Download

  • M. Waqas, S. Tu, S. Rehman, Z. Halim, S. Anwar, G. Abbas, Z. Abbas, O. Rehman, "Authentication of Vehicles and Road Side Units in Intelligent Transportation System," Computers Materials and Continua, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 359-371, 2020. [ISSN: 1546-2226, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 4.89, TSP, Q1] [HEC JRS Medallion= Bronze]-Download

  • S. Haider, G. Abbas, Z.H. Abbas, S. Boudjit, and Z. Halim, “P-DACCA: A probabilistic direction-aware cooperative collision avoidance scheme for VANETs,” Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 103, pp. 1-17, 2020. [ISSN: 0167-739X, Thomson Reuters JCR 2020, Impact factor 6.125, Elsevier, Q1]-[HEC JRS Medallion= Platinum]-Download

  • Z. Halim, M. Atif, A. Rashid, and C. A. Edwin, “Profiling Players Using Real-World Datasets: Clustering the Data and Correlating the Results with the Big-Five Personality Traits,” IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 586-584, 2019. [ISSN: 1949-3045, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 6.288, IEEE] Download

  • G. Abbas, U. Raza, Z. Halim, and K. Kifayat, “ARCH: A dual-mode fairness-driven AQM for promoting cooperative behaviour in best effort Internet,” IET Networks, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp.372–380, 2019. [ISSN: 2047-4962, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 0.0, IEEE] Download

  • Z. Halim and J.H. Khattak, “Density-based clustering of big probabilistic graphs,” Evolving Systems, Vol. 10, No. 03, pp. 333-350, 2019. [ISSN: 1570-7873, Thomson Reuters Indexed, Impact factor 0.000, Springer] Download

  • A. Shah and Z. Halim, “On Efficient Mining of Frequent Itemsets from Big Uncertain Databases,” Journal of Grid Computing, Vol. 17, No. 04, pp.831-850, 2019. [ISSN: 1570-7873, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 3.288, Springer] Download

  • Z. Halim and S. Khan, “A data science-based framework to categorize academic journals,” Scientometrics, Vol. 119, No. 01, 2019, pp. 393–423 [ISSN: 0138-9130, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 2.77, Springer] Download

  • A. Rashid, M. Kamran, and Z. Halim, “A top down approach to enumerate α-maximal cliques in uncertain graphs,” Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 36, No. 04, 2019. pp. 3129-3141. [ISSN: 1064-1246, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 1.637, IOS] Download

  • Z. Halim and Uzma, “Optimizing the minimum spanning tree-based extracted clusters using evolution strategy,” Cluster Computing, Vol. 21, No. 01, 2018, pp. 377-391 [ISSN: 1386-7857, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 1.851, Springer] Download

  • Z. Hussain, G. Abbas, and Z. Halim, “A Lightweight Fairness-Driven AQM for Regulating Bandwidth Utilization in Best-Effort Routers,” Journal of Network and Systems Management, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2018. [ISSN: 1064-7570, Thomson Reuters JCR 2019, Impact factor 1.676, Springer] Download

 

  • T. Muhammad, Z. Halim, and M. A. Khan, “Visualizing Trace of Java Collection APIs by Dynamic Bytecode Instrumentation,” Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Vol. 43, 2017, pp. 14-29. [ISSN: 1045-926X, Thomson Reuters JCR 2018, Impact factor 0.971, Elsevier] Download

  • Z. Halim, M. Waqas, A.R. Baig and Ahmar Rashid, “Efficient Clustering of Large Uncertain Graphs Using Neighborhood Information,” International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Vol. 90, 2017, pp. 274-291. [ISSN: 0888-613X, Thomson Reuters JCR 2018, Impact factor 1.766, Elsevier] Download

  • Z. Halim and T. Muhammad, "Quantifying and Optimizing Visualization: An Evolutionary Computing-Based Approach," Information Sciences, Vol. 385, 2017, pp. 284-313. [ISSN: 0020-0255, Thomson Reuters JCR 2018, Impact factor 4.305, Elsevier] Download

  • Z. Halim, A. R. Baig, G. Abbas and M. A. Islam, "Computational Intelligence Based Search of Entertaining Rules in the Space of Predator/Prey Games," Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic and Soft Computing, Vol. 28, No. 06, 2017, pp. 643-663. [ISSN: 1542-3980, Thomson Reuters JCR 2018, Impact factor 0.437, OCP Science] Download

  • T. Muhammad and Z. Halim, "Employing Artificial Neural Networks for Constructing Metadata-Based Model to Automatically Select an Appropriate Data Visualization Technique," Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 49, 2016, pp. 365-384. [ISSN: 1568-4946, Thomson Reuters JCR 2017, Impact factor 3.541, Elsevier] Download

  • Z. Halim, R. Kalsoom, S. Bashir, and G. Abbas, "Artificial intelligence techniques for driving safety and vehicle crash prediction," Artificial Intelligence Review, Vol. 46, No. 03, 2017, pp. 351–387. [ISSN: 0269-2821, Thomson Reuters JCR 2016, Impact factor 2.627, Springer] Download 

  • Z. Halim, R. Kalsoom, and A. R. Baig, "Profiling drivers based on driver dependent vehicle driving features," Applied Intelligence, Vol. 44, No. 03, 2016, pp. 645-664. [ISSN: 0924-669X, Thomson Reuters JCR 2017, Impact factor 1.904, Springer] Download

  • G. Abbas, Z. Halim, and Z. H. Abbas, “Fairness-Driven Queue Management: A Survey and Taxonomy,” IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol. 18, No. 01, 2016. [ISSN: 1553-877X, Thomson Reuters JCR 2017, Impact factor 17.188, IEEE] Download

  • Z. Halim, A. R. Baig, and G. Abbas, "Computational Intelligence-based Entertaining Level Generation for Platform Games," International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Vol. 08, No. 06, 2015. [ISSN: 1875-6883, Thomson Reuters JCR 2016, Impact factor 0.391, Taylor & Francis] Download

  • Z. Halim, M. Waqas and S. F. Hussain, “Clustering large probabilistic graphs using multi-population evolutionary algorithm,” Information Sciences, Vol. 317, 2015, pp. 78-95. [ISSN: 0020-0255, Thomson Reuters JCR 2016, Impact factor 3.364, Elsevier] Download

  • Z. Halim and G. Abbas, “A Kinect-Based Sign Language Hand Gesture Recognition System for Hearing- and Speech-Impaired: A Pilot Study of Pakistani Sign Language,” Assistive Technology, Vol. 27, No. 01, 2015, [ISSN: 1040-0435, Thomson Reuters JCR 2016, Impact factor 1.283, Taylor & Francis] Download

  • B. Rehmam, Z. Halim, G. Abbas, and T. Muhammad, "Artificial Neural Network-Based Speech Recognition Using DWT Analysis Applied On Isolated Words From Oriental Languages," MJCS, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2015. [ISSN: 0127-9084, Thomson Reuters JCR 2016, Impact factor 0.476] Download

  • M. A. Shah, G. Abbas, A. B. Dogar and Z. Halim, “Scaling hierarchical clustering and energy aware routing for sensor networks,” Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling, Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 1–23. [ISSN: 2194-3206, ISI-indexed, Springer] Download

  • S. F. Hussain , M. Mushtaq and Z. Halim, "Multi-View Document Clustering via Ensemble Methods," Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Vol. 43, No.1, August 2014. [ISSN: 1573-7675, Thomson Reuters JCR 2015, Impact factor 0.886, Springer] Download

  • B. Rehman, Z. Halim and M. Ahmad, "ASCII Based GUI System for Arabic Scripted Languages: A Case Study of Urdu," International Arab Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 11, No. 4, July 2014.  [ISSN: 1683-3198, Thomson Reuters JCR 2015, Impact factor 0.582]. Download

  • Z. Halim, A. R. Baig, K. Zafar, "Evolutionary Search in the Space of Rules for Creation of New Two-Player Board Games," International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 23, No. 2, April 2014. [ISSN: 0218-2130, Thomson Reuters JCR 2015, Impact factor 0.393, World Scientific]  Download

  • S. Rehman, J. Coughlan and Z. Halim , “Usability based Reliable and Cashless Payment System (RCPS),” International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, Vol.8, No.4, April 2012. [ISSN: 1349-4198, Thomson Reuters JCR 2010, Impact factor 1.664] Download

  • Z. Halim, A. R. Baig and H. Mujtaba, "Evolutionary Search for Entertainment in Computer Games," Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 33-47, January 2012. [ISSN: 1079-8587, Thomson Reuters JCR 2013, Impact factor 0.189, Taylor & Francis]  Download

  • Z. Halim and A. R. Baig, "Evolutionary Algorithms towards Generating Entertaining Games," Next Generation Data Technologies for Collective Computational Intelligence, Studies in Computational Intelligence Series, Vol. 352, pp 383-413, 2011. (Springer)

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig, N. Bukhari and Z. Halim, "Route planning and optimization of route using Simulated ant agent system," Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol.20, No.30, pp. 457-478, May 2011. [ISSN: 0218-1266, Thomson Reuters JCR 2013, Impact factor 0.238, World Scientific]. Download

  • H. Mujtaba, A. R. Baig, Z. Halim and A. Iqbal, “Self-Motivated and Task-Oriented, Multi-Dimensional Learning in a Dynamic and Uncertain Environment without Human intervention," International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, Vol.7, No.4, pp. 1603-1620, April 2011. [ISSN: 1349-4198, Thomson Reuters JCR 2010, Impact factor 1.664]. Download

  • Z. Halim, A. R. Baig and H. Mujtaba, “Measuring Entertainment And Automatic Generation Of Entertaining Games," International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 92–107, January 2010,  [ISSN: 2042-3217, Inderscience]. Download

Conference

  • A. Ali, G. Abbas and Z. Halim and M. Afaq, "A Two-relay Asymmetric Diamond Cooperative Diversity System over Rayleigh Fading Channels," International Conference on Robotics & Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE), Islamabad, Pakistan, April 22-24, 2014. Download

  • H. Saad,M. Parvez, B. Shah, S. Ashraf, Z. Halim and G. Abbas, "Dynamic Time Wraping based Gesture Recognition," International Conference on Robotics & Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE), Islamabad, Pakistan, April 22-24, 2014. Download

  • R. Kalsoom, Z. Halim, "Clustering the Driving Features Based On Data Streams," 16th International Multi Topic Conference, INMIC13, Lahore, Pakistan, December 19-20, 2013. Download

  • T. Muhammad, Z. Halim and M. A. Khan, "ClassSpy: Java Object Pattern Visualization Tool," International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Islamabad, Pakistan, November 25-27, 2013. Download

  • Z. Babar, M. Waqas, Z. Halim and A. Islam, "Genetic Programming Based Approach For Improving Degree Constrained Spanning Tree Extraction," IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management, Islamabad, Pakistan, September 10-12, 2013. Download

  • S. Jamil, A. Khan, Z. Halim and A. R. Baig, "Weighted MUSE for Frequent Sub-graph Pattern Finding in Uncertain DBLP Data," 2nd International Conference on Internet Technology and Applications, Wuhan, China, August 16-18, 2011. Download

  • Z. Halim, M. M. Gul, N. Hassan, A. R. Baig, S. Rehman and F. Naz, "Malicious Users’ Circle Detection in Social Network Based on Spatio-Temporal Co-Occurrence," International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology, Bara Gali, Pakistan, July, 11-13, 2011. Download

  • A. Sundus, M. H. Ali, W. Qaiser, Z. Ahmed and Z. Halim, "Applicative Implementation of D-Stream Clustering Algorithm for the Real-Time Data of Telecom Sector," International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology, Bara Gali, Pakistan, July, 11-13, 2011. Download

  • Z. Halim and A. R. Baig, “Automatic Generation of Interesting Games," 2nd International Conference on Computer Science and Its Applications (CSA 2009), Jeju Island, Korea, December 10-12, 2009.

  • S. Ahmed, Z. Halim, A. R. Baig and N. Habib, "Association Rule Mining Towards Business Solution," 1st National Conference On Security Computing & Communication, Kohat, Pakistan, 23-25 May, 2008. Download

  • M. Aniq, Z. Halim and A. R. Baig, "MST and SFMST based Clustering," 1st National Conference On Security Computing & Communication, Kohat, Pakistan, 23-25 May, 2008. Download

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Conference Publications

21

Journal Publications

Total Publications

51

72

Cumulative Impact Factor

178.50

Percentage of articles published in each category of HEC JRS Medallion

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Honorable mention

Clay

27.45%

5.88%

11.76%

29.41%

1.96%

9.80%