Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

ASSOCIATE PROF. TS. DR. VIMALA A/P BALAKRISHNAN

  • Associate Professor

  • Department of Information System
    Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
  •    +603-79676377
  •   vimala.balakrishnan@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY

Ts Dr. Vimala Balakrishnan is an Associate Professor affiliated with the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Malaya since 2010. She obtained her PhD. in the field of Ergonomics from Multimedia University, whereas her Master and Bachelor degrees were from University of Science Malaysia. Dr. Balakrishnan's main research interests are in machine learning and deep learning (data analytics), particularly related to social media. Her research domains include healthcare, education and social issues such as cyberbullying and misinformation dissemination. She has published more than 80 articles in top indexed journals, 55 conference proceedings and eight book chapters, has four patents and eight copyrights.

She is also a Fulbright Research Scholar (2018) and a recipient of the Leadership in Innovation Fellowship (by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK) award. Others include Excellent Service Award 2017, Cardiff Incoming Visiting Fellowship Scheme 2017, Best Elsevier Reviewer Award 2018 (Computer in Human Behavior), and awards won both at local and international competitions (2 diamonds, 8 golds, 7 silvers and 4 bronze). Dr Balakrishnan is also the founder of HeRDS: Heels and Rouge in Data Science and co-founder of the Community of Practice in Research (Hello@UM).

She teaches both the undergraduate and post-graduate students at the faculty. She has supervised eight PhD students, two Master by Research and 18 Master by Mixed-mode students to completion. Dr. Balakrishnan is currently supervising four PhD students, and one Master by Research student. She also supervises Master of Data Science students, and has served as the Program Coordinator for the Master of Data Science program for four consecutive years (2017 - 2021). She was also listed as one of the top 2% world scientist by the Stanford University in 2020 and 2021. 

Dr. Balakrishnan also serves as an Associate Editor to the Malaysian Journal of Computer Science. She serves as an active reviewer for several International journals, and as an external examiner for PhD thesis (e.g. International University of Malaya-Wales, Kolej Damansara Penang, Maynooth University Ireland, Modi Institute India, etc.). Dr. Balakrishnan also acts as the Program Assessor for HELP University (Master in Data Science and Bachelor in IT Data Analytics), Monash University (Bachelor in Applied Data Science), Multimedia University (Faculty of Business) and International Medical University Malaysia (Bachelor in Digital Health). She has given guest lectures at Yale University (2022), University of Georgia (2018), and Georgia Technology of Institute (2018), USA, Cardiff University (2017), UK, Soongsil University (2016), Korea, and as a Keynote Speaker at the recent Artificial Intelligence and Data Engineering 2019 Conference (India). She has also appeared in the local media (BFM Radio Malaysia, TV3), local newspapers and magazine (The Star, Berita Harian, Her World), and served as an expert advisor in a round table session (Communications and Multimedia Content Forum Malaysia) on cyberbullying detection mechanisms. 

Dr Balakrishnan was recently recognized as one of the Successful People in Malaysia in the June 2022 issue as part of the British Media Publishing House publication.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Associate Editor for Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, International, 01/09/2020 to present
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 15/10/2021
  • Internal Auditor, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2021
  • SIRKM Track Chair Committee, Faculty, 17/06/2020 to 17/12/2020
  • Guest Editor for Journal of Supercomputing (Special Issue), International, 01/05/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • IC2SE Committee Member, International, 02/01/2019 to 27/04/2019
  • Member for AMPP Center for IR 4, University Malaya, 01/08/2018 to 31/07/2019
  • Committee Member- Buku Panduan FSKTM, Faculty, 05/07/2018 to 31/07/2019
  • Associate Editor for Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, National, 16/03/2015 to 31/12/2019
  • Chairperson for Data Science Symposium 2018, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 30/07/2018
  • Chairperson for Research Grant Writing Seminar 2017, Faculty, 02/01/2017 to 31/05/2017
  • Committee Member for Bachelors of Data Science, Faculty, 02/10/2016 to 07/09/2017
  • Auditor for Undergraduate Program 2016, Faculty, 01/10/2016 to 31/07/2017
  • Trainer for TOTS-ICONS , University Malaya, 24/02/2014 to 23/02/2017
  • Auditor, University Malaya, 02/05/2016 to 06/05/2016
  • Committee member for Masters of Data Science, Faculty, 05/03/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • Committee Member - Task Force Programming, Faculty, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • CHAIRMAN, Faculty, 02/01/2015 to 01/09/2015
  • Programme Coordinator for SMTM (Management), Faculty, 03/01/2013 to 07/01/2015
  • Mentor - International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) , Faculty, 04/04/2014 to present
  • Interviewer for Undergraduate Intake 2014, University Malaya, 01/04/2014 to 30/06/2014
  • Auditor for Undergraduate Programme 2014, Faculty, 31/03/2014 to 04/04/2014
  • AJK Semakan Semula Kursus Elektif Luar Fakulti, Faculty, 03/06/2013 to 10/02/2014
  • AJK Jaminan Kualiti Fakulti (ISO), Faculty, 03/06/2013 to 27/06/2014
  • AJK Kerja Kemahiran Insahniah, Faculty, 10/09/2012 to 10/09/2014
  • Committee Member for Family Day 2013, Faculty, 25/09/2013 to 25/12/2013
  • Interviewer for Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar & Asasi 2013/2014, University Malaya, 28/03/2013 to 30/08/2013
  • PEMERIKSA DALAM BAGI PEPERIKSAAN PROGRAM SARJANA DAN DOKTOR FALSAFAH, SEMESTER I, SESI 2012/2013, Faculty, 17/09/2012 to 18/02/2013
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PEMERIKSA BAGI PEPERIKSAAN PROGRAM SARJANA DAN DOKTOR FALSAFAH, SEMESTER I, SESI 2012/2013, Faculty, 17/09/2012 to 18/02/2013
  • Facilitator for Training for Trainers: Pilot Run for Program Kemahiran Insaniah dan Kebolehpasaran, University Malaya, 17/09/2012 to 31/12/2012
  • Committee Member for ISO Hal Ehwal Ijazah Dasar 2012, Faculty, 01/06/2012 to 31/08/2012
  • Committee member for Informatics: Green ICT 2011 Conference, University Malaya, 01/06/2011 to 30/11/2011
  • Auditor for Undergraduate Program 2015, Faculty,   to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD(MMU), ERGONOMIC MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITI MULTIMEDIA MALAYSIA (MMU)
  • MSc(Computer Science)USM, SAINS KOMPUTER, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM)
  • BCompSc(Hons)USM, SAINS KOMPUTER, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Task Force Member for EKSESAIS PENGEMASKINIAN DOKUMEN KUALITI SISTEM PENGURUSAN KUALITI UNIVERSITI MALAYA, Member, 2022 to 2022 (University)
  • Full member - Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, Member, Since 2022 (International)
  • Global Science and Technology Forum, Associate Member, Since 2012 (International)
  • Leadership in Innovation Fellow (Royal Academy of Engineering), Fellow, Since 2017 (International)
  • Fulbright Alumni, Member, Since 2018 (International)
  • Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Member, 2020 to 2022 (International)
  • MCCA Academic Advisor , Advisory Board, 2020 to 2022 (National)
  • Successful People in Malaysia 2022, Member, Since 2021 (International)
  • Professional Technologists, Member, 2021 to 2022 (National)
  • Quality Assurance Task Force Member, Member, 2022 to present (University)
  • Task force Member for Master in Data Science, Member, 2022 to 2022 (University)
  • MedicRes, Member, Since 2012 (International)
  • Task Force Curriculum Review for Master by Research, Member, 2021 to 2021 (University)
  • UM Strategic WoS Task Force, Member, 2021 to 2021 (University)
  • Programme Coordinator for Master of Data Science, Member, 2019 to 2021 (University)
  • Internal Auditor, Member, 2019 to 2021 (University)
  • IEEE.org, Active Member, 2019 to 2019 (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • Data Science (Data Analytics; Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Social Media Analytics)
  • COLLABORATIVE COMPUTING (Recommender Systems; Information Retrieval; Healthcare Information Systems; E-learning)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • WMES3106 - INFORMATION SYSTEM CONTROL AND SECURITY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • WMGA6316 - KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • WMES2107 - STATISTICAL APPLICATION FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • WOA7007 - DATA ANALYTICS AND VISUALIZATION, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • WMET2104 - STOCHASTIC METHODS OF SYSTEM ANALYSIS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • WIA2003 - PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • WOA7007 - DATA ANALYTICS AND VISUALIZATION, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • WIA2003 - PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • WIE3004 - INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • WQD7006 - MACHINE LEARNING FOR DATA SCIENCE, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2022
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala; Shi, Zhongliang; Law, Chuan Liang; Lim, Regine; Teh, Lee Leng; Fan, Yue (2022). A deep learning approach in predicting products' sentiment ratings: a comparative analysis, JOURNAL OF SUPERCOMPUTING. (), . doi:10.1007/s11227-021-04169-6
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala; Ng, Kee Seong; Kaur, Wandeep; Govaichelvan, Kumanan; Lee, Zhen Lek (2022). COVID-19 depression and its risk factors in Asia Pacific - A systematic review and meta-analysis, JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS. 298(), 47-56. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.11.048
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala; Ng, Kee Seong; Kaur, Wandeep; Lee, Zhen Lek (2022). COVID-19 mental health prevalence and its risk factors in South East Asia, CURRENT PSYCHOLOGY. (), . doi:10.1007/s12144-021-02556-z
    • Kaur, Wandeep; Balakrishnan, Vimala; Wong, Kok-Seng (2022). IMPROVING MULTI-LABEL TEXT CLASSIFICATION USING WEIGHTED INFORMATION GAIN AND CO-TRAINED MULTINOMIAL NAIVE BAYES CLASSIFIER, MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE. 35(1), 21-36. doi:10.22452/mjcs.vol35no1.2
    2021
    • Balakrishnan, V., Ng, K. S., & Rahim, H. A. (2021). To share or not to share - The underlying motives of sharing fake news amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia. Technology in Society, 66, 11. doi: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2021.101676
    • Balakrishnan, V., Nor, A. M., & Zainal, N. Z. (2021). COVID-19 nationwide lockdown and it's emotional stressors among Malaysian women. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 31(3), 236-250. doi: 10.1080/02185385.2021.1886976
    • Balakrishnan, V., & Shuib, N. L. M. (2021). Drivers and inhibitors for digital payment adoption using the Cashless Society Readiness-Adoption model in Malaysia. Technology in Society, 65, 9. doi: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2021.101554
    • Morelli, M., Urbini, F., Bianchi, D., Baiocco, R., Cattelino, E., Laghi, F., . . . Chirumbolo, A. (2021). The Relationship between Dark Triad Personality Traits and Sexting Behaviors among Adolescents and Young Adults across 11 Countries. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(5), 25. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052526
    • Abd Rauf, A. A., Ismail, M. A., Balakrishnan, V., Cheong, L. S., Admodisastro, N. I., & Haruna, K. (2021). Analysis of Support for Parents in Raising Children with Dyslexia. Journal of Family Issues, 42(2), 276-292. doi: 10.1177/0192513x20948925
    • Balakrishnan, V., Lok, P. Y., & Rahim, H. A. (2021). A semi-supervised approach in detecting sentiment and emotion based on digital payment reviews. Journal of Supercomputing, 77(4), 3795-3810. doi: 10.1007/s11227-020-03412-w
    • Balakrishnan, V., Kaity, M., Rahim, H. A., & Ismail, N. (2021). SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS USING SENTIMENT AND CONTENT ANALYSES ON THE 2018 MALAYSIA'S GENERAL ELECTION. Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 34(2), 171-183. doi: 10.22452/mjcs.vol34no2.3
    2020
    • Maw, M., Balakrishnan, V., Rana, O., Ravana, S. D. (2020). TRENDS AND PATTERNS OF TEXT CLASSIFICATION TECHNIQUES: A SYSTEMATIC MAPPING STUDY. Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 33(2), 102-117. doi: 10.22452/mjcs.vol33no2.2
    • Balakrishnan, V., Khan, S., Arabnia, H. R. (2020). Improving cyberbullying detection using Twitter users psychological features and machine learning. Computers Security, 90, 11. doi: 10.1016/j.cose.2019.101710
    • Arabi, H., Balakrishnan, V., & Shuib, N. L. M. (2020). A Context-Aware Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender System. Journal of Web Engineering, 19(3-4), 405-427. doi: 10.13052/jwe1540-9589.19343
    • Mehmood, Y., & Balakrishnan, V. (2020). An enhanced lexicon-based approach for sentiment analysis: a case study on illegal immigration. Online Information Review, 44(5), 1097-1117. doi: 10.1108/oir-10-2018-0295
    • Kaity, M., & Balakrishnan, V. (2020). An integrated semi-automated framework for domain-based polarity words extraction from an unannotated non-English corpus. Journal of Supercomputing, 76(12), 9772-9799. doi: 10.1007/s11227-020-03222-0
    • Balakrishnan, V., & Norman, A. A. (2020). Psychological motives of cyberbullying among Malaysian young adults. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 30(3), 181-194. doi: 10.1080/02185385.2020.1772101
    • Kaity, M., & Balakrishnan, V. (2020). Sentiment lexicons and non-English languages: a survey. Knowledge and Information Systems, 62(12), 4445-4480. doi: 10.1007/s10115-020-01497-6
    • Morelli, M., Chirumbolo, A., Bianchi, D., Baiocco, R., Cattelino, E., Laghi, F., . . . Drouin, M. (2020). The role of HEXACO personality traits in different kinds of sexting:A cross-cultural study in 10 countries. Computers in Human Behavior, 113, 11. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2020.106502
    Refereed Journals
    2022
    • Vithyatheri Govindan & Vimala Balakrishnan (2022) A machine learning approach in analysing the effect of hyperboles using negative sentiment tweets for sarcasm detection , Journal of King Saud - Computer and Information Science,
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2022) COVID-19 and fake news dissemination among Malaysians Motives and its sociodemographic correlates, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 73 (2022) 102900
    • Balakrishnan, V., Hii, L.Z. & Laporte, E. Covid-19 Infodemic - Understanding Content Features in Detecting Fake News Using A Machine Learning Approach, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Ng, K.S., & Arabnia, H. (2022) Unravelling Social Media Discriminations through a Semi-supervised Approach, Telematics and Informatics, 67, 101752
    2020
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Shahzaib Khan and Hamid Arabnia (2020) Improving Cyberbullying Detection using Twitter Users Psychological Features and Machine Learning, Computers & Security, 90, 101710. (WoS)
    • Mohammed Kaity and Vimala Balakrishnan (2020) An integrated semi-automated framework for domain-based polarity words extraction from an unannotated non-English corpus, Journal of Supercomputing, 76, 9772 9799 (WoS)
    2019
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Shahzaib Khan, Terence Fernandez & Hamid Arabnia (2019) Cyberbullying detection on twitter using Big Five and Dark Triad features, Personality and Individuals Differences, 141, 252-257 (WoS)
    • Prabha Rajagopal, Sri Devi Ravana, Yun Sing Koh, Vimala Balakrishnan (2019) Evaluating the effectiveness of information retrieval systems using effort-based relevance judgment, Aslib Journal of Information Management, 71 (1) 2-17 (WoS)
    • Wong, V.K., Bong, S.T., Lee, C.M, Vimala Balakrishnan, Lok, P.Y. & Ng, J. J. (2019) Entity Clustering of User Reviews Using Topic Modelling and Similarity Scores, Malaysian Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 4, 137 - 147 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Afini Normadhi, N. B., Shuib, L., Md Nasir, H. N., Bimba, A., Idris, N., & Balakrishnan, V. (2019). Identification of personal traits in adaptive learning environment: Systematic literature review. Computers and Education, 130, 168-190. (WoS)
    • Mohammed Kaity and Vimala Balakrishnan (2019) An automatic non-English sentiment lexicon builder using unannotated corpus, Journal of Supercomputing, 75, 4, pp 2243 2268 (WoS)
    • Wandeep Kaur, Vimala Balakrishnan, Omer Rana, & Ajantha Sinniah (2019) Liking, sharing, commenting and reacting on Facebook: User behaviors impact on sentiment intensity, Telematics and Informatics, 39, 25 - 36, (WoS)
    • Hossein Arabi & Vimala Balakrishnan (2019) Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 11 (3), 70 - 97 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Vithyatheri Govindan, Noreen Izza Arshad, Liyana Shuib and Ernest Cachia (2019), Facebook User Reactions and Emotion: An Analysis of Their Relationships among the Online Diabetes Community, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science. Industrial Revolution: Impact and Readiness, pp. 92-102 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Marian Cynthia Martin, Wandeep Kaur and Amir Javed (2019) A comparative analysis of detection mechanisms for emotion detection, Journal of Physics: Conference Series (International Conference Computer Science and Engineering), 1339 012016, 1 - 8 (SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Hossein Arabi (2018) HyPERM: A Hybrid Personality-Aware Recommender for Movie, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 31(1) 48 - 62 (WoS)
    • Humaidi, N. & Balakrishnan, V. (2018) Indirect effect of management support on users' compliance behaviour towards information security policies, Health Information Management Journal, 47(1) 17 - 27 (WoS)
    • Gan, C. L. & Vimala Balakrishnan (2018) Mobile Technology in the Classroom: What Drives Student-Lecturer Interactions?, International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 34:7, 666-679 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2018) Actions, emotional reactions and cyberbullying From the lens of bullies, victims, bully-victims and bystanders among Malaysian young adults, Telematics and Informatics 35, 1190 1200 (WoS)
    • Norshima Humaidi, Vimala Balakrishnan, Melissa Shahrom (2018) Exploring User s Experience using E-Notification Management System, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 8(11), 1589 1602. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, V., & Fernandez, T. (2018) Self-esteem, empathy and their impacts on cyberbullying among young adults, Telematics and Informatics 35, 2028 2037 (WoS)
    • Wandeep Kaur and Vimala Balakrishnan, (2018) Improving sentiment scoring mechanism: a case study on airline services, Industrial Management & Data Systems, 118,8, 1578-1596 (WoS)
    2017
    • Elham Majd and Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) A trust model for recommender agent, Soft Computing, 21 (2), pp 417 433 (WoS)
    • Wandeep Kaur, Vimala Balakrishnan & Baljit Singh (2017) Social Media Sentiment Analysis of Thermal Engineering Students for Continuous Quality Improvement in Engineering Education, Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol SI 4 (1), 263-272, (SCOPUS)
    • Elham Majd, Vimala Balakrishnan, and Vahid Godazgar, (2017) Selecting the reliable supplier by using the advisor agents, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, 32(2): 238 - 250 (WoS)
    • Gan Chin Lay and Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Predicting acceptance of mobile technology for aiding student lecturer interactions: An empirical study, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(2), pp.143-158 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Unraveling the underlying factors SCulPT-ing cyberbullying behaviours among Malaysian young adults, Computers in Human Behavior, 75, 194-205 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Key determinants for intention to use social media for learning in higher education institutions, Universal Access in the Information Society, 16(2), pp. 289-301 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Book2U and students learning styles: the effect of learning styles on intention to use a social media-enabled tool, Universal Access in the Information Society, 16(2), pp. 325-335 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Kung Keat Teoh, Tahereh Pourshafie and Teik Kooi Liew (2017) Social media and their use in learning: A comparative analysis between Australia and Malaysia from the learners perspectives, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(1), pp. 81-97 (WoS)
    • Gan Chin Lay and Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Enhancing classroom interaction via IMMAP An Interactive Mobile Messaging App, Telematics and Informatics 34, pp. 230 243 (WoS)
    2016
    • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) Improving Trusts in Multi-Agent Environments Via The Triple-R Model, Academic Journal of Science,04(03):135 147 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala., Mehmood, Y. & Nagappan, Y. (2016). Moving beyond text highlights: Inferring users' interests to improve the relevance of retrieval. Information Research, 21(4), paper 724. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/21-4/paper724.html (WoS)
    • Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan, Muhammad Tahir & Muhammad Ahsan Qureshi (2016) Age and domain specific usability analysis of opinion visualisation techniques, Behaviour & Information Technology, 35(8):680-689 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan , Kian Ahmadi , Sri Devi Ravana , (2016) Improving retrieval relevance using users explicit feedback, Aslib Journal of Information Management, Vol. 68 (1), pp.76 - 98 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Norshima Humaidi and Ethel Lloyd- Yemoh (2016) Improving Document Relevancy Using Integrated Language Modeling Techniques, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 29(1), 45-55 (WoS)
    • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) A reputation-oriented trust model for multi-agent environments, Industrial Management & Data Systems, 116(7), pp. 1380 - 1396 (WoS)
    • Saadi, Y., Yanto, ITR., Herawan, T., Balakrishnan, V., Chiroma, H., Risnumawan, A. (2016), Ringed Seal Search for Global Optimization via a Sensitive Search Model, PLoS One, 11(1), Article ID: e0144371 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Gan Chin Lay (2016) Students learning styles and their effects on the use of social media technology for learning, Telematics and Informatics 33, pp. 808-821 (WoS)
    • Gan Chin Lay & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) An Empirical Study of Factors Affecting Mobile Wireless Technology Adoption for Promoting Interactive Lectures in Higher Education, International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, Special Issue: Research Papers in Online Learning Performance and Behaviour, 17(1): 214-239 (WoS)
    • Maw Maw & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) An Analysis on the Hateful Contents Detection Techniques on Social Media, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 10(3): 25-31 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Norshima Humaidi & Vimala Balakrishnan (2015)The Moderating Effect of Working Experience on Health Information System Security Policies Compliance Behaviour, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 28 (2), 70 - 92 (WoS)
    • Ravana, S.D, Rajagopal, P. and Balakrishnan, V. (2015). Ranking Retrieval Systems Using Pseudo Relevance Judgments. ASLIB Journal of Information Management, 67(6), pp. 700 - 714 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2015)Cyberbullying among young adults in Malaysia: The roles of gender, age and Internet frequency, Computers in Human Behavior, 46, 149 - 157 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan,Liew, T. K. and Pourgholaminejad, S. (2015) Fun learning with Edooware A social media enabled tool, Computers and Education, 80, pp. 39 - 47 (WoS)
    • Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan and Muhammad Tahir (2015) Evaluation of opinion visualization Techniques, Information Visualization, 14(4): 339-358, DOI: 10.1177/1473871614550537 (WoS)
    • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2015) Selecting advisor agents using reliability, reputation and risks, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems 29, pp. 1835-1846 (WoS)
    2014
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2014) Using social networks to enhance teaching and learning experiences in higher learning institutions, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 51(6), pp. 595 - 606 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Xinyue Zhang (2014) Implicit user behaviours to improve post-retrieval document relevancy, Computers in Human Behavior 33, 104 112 (WoS)
    • Gan Chin Lay & Vimala Balakrishnan (2014) Determinants of mobile wireless technology for promoting interactivity in lecture sessions:An empirical analysis, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 26, pp. 159 - 181 (WoS)
    • Azra Shamim,Vimala Balakrishnan,Muhammad Tahir,and Muhammad Shiraz (2014) Critical Product Features Identification Using an Opinion Analyzer, The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2014, pp. 1-9, doi:10.1155/2014/340583 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Ethel Llyod-Yemoh (2014)Stemming and lemmatization: A comparison of retrieval performances, Lecture Notes on Software Engineering, 2(3), 262 - 266 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Gan Chin Lay (2014) A FRAMEWORK TO PROMOTE INTERACTIVITY USING MOBILE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY IN UNIVERSITIES LECTURE ENVIRONMENT, Journal of Teaching and Education, 2(3):193 198 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Norshima Humaidi & Vimala Balakrishnan (2014) Leadership Styles and Information Security Compliance Behavior: The Mediator Effect of Information Security Awareness, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 5, 4, 311 - 318 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2013
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Azra Shamim (2013)Malaysian Facebookers: Motives and Addictive Behaviours Unraveled, Computers in Human Behaviour, 29:1342 1349 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Muhammad Reza Shakouri and Hooman Hoodeh, (2013) Developing a hybrid predictive system for retinopathy, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, 25(1): 191-199 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan and Elham Majd (2013) A comparative analysis of trust models for multi-agent systems, Lecture Notes on Software Engineering, 1(2), 183 - 185 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Loo Huck Soo (2013)Social Media in e-learning: An empirical analysis among students and academicians, GSTF Journal on Computing,2(4):145- 149 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Gan Chin Lay (2013) Mobile Wireless Technology and Its Use in Lecture Room Environment: An Observation in Malaysian Institutes of Higher Learning, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 3 (6), 634- 637 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Kian Ahmadi (2013) An Architecture to Enhance Post Retrieval Document Relevancy using Integrated Techniques, International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, 3:2, pp. 233 - 236 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Norshima Humaidi & Vimala Balakrishnan (2013) Management Support as a Predictor to Promote Information Security Behavior among Employees, International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS ) (ISSN No : 2091-1610 )Volume 7 : No : 2 : Issue on January / February, 2013 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2012
    • B.H. Lim, V. Balakrishnan and R.G. Raj, Improving the Relevancy of Document Search Using the Multi-Term Adjacency Keyword-Order Model . Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 25(1): pp. 1-10. (WoS)
    • Govindan, V., V. Balakrishnan and H.S. Loo, 2012. Using rule-based reasoning and object-oriented methodologies to diagnose diabetes. J. Soc. Sci., 8: 66-73. (SCOPUS)
    • Vimala,Balakrishnan & Ram Gopal Raj (2012) Exploring the relationship between urbanized Malaysian youth and their mobile phones: A quantitative approach, Telematics & Informatics, Volume 29, Issue 3,Pages 263 272 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, V., Shakouri, MR.and Hoodeh, H (2012) Integrating association rules and case-based reasoning to predict retinopathy, Maejo Int. J. Sci. Technol. 2012, 6(03), 334-343 (WoS)
    • Balakrishnan, V & Loo, H.S. (2012) Mobile Phone and Short Message Service Appropriation, Usage and Behavioral Issues among University Students, Journal of Social Sciences, 8 (3): 364-371 (SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Mohammad R. Shakouri, Hooman Hoodeh and Loo, Huck-Soo, 2012, Predictions Using Data Mining and Case-based Reasoning: A Case Study for Retinopathy, International Journal of Computer and Information Engineering 6 73-77 (SCOPUS)
    2011
    • Raj, R.G. and Balakrishnan, V. (2011). A MODEL FOR DETERMINING THE DEGREE OF CONTRADICTIONS IN INFORMATION. Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 24(3): September 2011. pp 160-167. (WoS)
    • Balakrishnan, V, Sim Foo Guan & Ram Gopal Raj (2011). A one-mode-for-all predictor for text messaging, Maejo Int. J. Sci. Technol. 2011, 5(02), 266-278 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, V., Paul, H.P. Yeow & H.S. Loo, (2011). An Empirical Analysis on Mobile Phone Messaging Satisfaction among Malaysian Youths Journal of Social Sciences, 7 (2): 241-250 (SCOPUS)
    2010
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala & Paul H.P. Yeow. Determining the predictors and a cross-gender analysis for messaging satisfaction. HUMAN IT 11.1 (2010): 29 54. (SCOPUS)
    2009
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Hossein Arabi, Lau Siong Hoe & Teoh Kung Keat (2009). A Secure Remote User Authentication System Digital Certificates. Journal of Mobile Technology, Knowledge and Society, 1(1),
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala. 2009. A look into SMS Usage Patterns among Malaysian Youths, Human IT, 10(2),55-80. (SCOPUS)
    2008
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Paul,H.P. Yeow. 2008. Hand anthropometry and SMS Satisfaction. Journal of Applied Sciences. 8(5):816 - 822 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Paul, H.P. Yeow. 2008. A Study of the Effect of Thumb Sizes on Mobile Phone Texting Satisfaction, Journal of Usability Studies, 3(3):118- 128 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Paul, H.P.Yeow. 2008. Hand Measurements and Gender Effect on Mobile Phone Messaging Satisfaction: A Study Based on Keypad Design Factors, International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction , 4(4):54-67 (SCOPUS)
    2007
    • Balakrishnan, V., & Paul, H.P.Yeow. (2007). Hand-size Variations and the Effect on Mobile Phone Texting Satisfaction, Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal, 2(5), 1 8 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, V., & Paul, H.P.Yeow. (2007). Texting Satisfaction: Does age and gender make a difference? International Journal of Computer Science and Security, 1(1), 85 96. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, Vimala & Paul, H.P.Yeow. (2007). SMS Usage Satisfaction: Influences of Hand Anthropometry and Gender. Human IT, 9(2), 52 75 (SCOPUS)
    Non-Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Balakrishnan V, Nor AM, Zainal NZ & Shuib NLM. (2021) The Pandemic and Its Effect on Malaysian Women Emotional Distress, Stressors and Socio-Demographic. J Infect Dis Res, 4(S1): 16.
    Book Chapter
    2021
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Kee S. Ng, & Azmawaty Mohamad Nor (2021) Women s emotional health and support in a time of crisis, In D. G.J. Louis, Surinderpal Kaur, Cheong H. F., (Eds.), COVID-19 and Psychology in Malaysia Psychosocial Effects, Coping, and Resilience, pp. 54 - 70, Routledge, DOI: 10.4324/9781003178576-4
    2019
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Salimah Mokhtar & Gan Chin Lay (2019) Collaboration Made Easy with the Collaborators in Action Tool: A Case Study on the Probability and Statistics Course, In N.A. Hamzaid & F.A. Ghaffar (Ed.), Eyes on Learning, Hearts on Teaching (pp.8-13). Kuala Lumpur: Academic Enhancement and Leadership Centre (ADeC).
    2017
    • Wandeep Kaur, Rayvendran Visvalingam, Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) SentI-Cal: Sentiment Intensity Calculator. In Tengku Adil Tengku Izhar & Muhammad Fazli Baharduin (Eds.) International Intellectual Exposition IIEX 2017 INVENTION, INNOVATION, DESIGN & RESEARCH (pp.62 - 68) Kuala Lumpur: Adinda Resources
    2016
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Gan Chin Lay (2016) Mobile Technology and Interactive Lectures: The Key Adoption Factors, Lecture Notes Educational Technology, In Churchill, D. et al. (Eds.) Mobile Learning Design: Theories and Application, Chapter 7, pp. 111-126
    • Wandeep Kaur & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) Bilingual Sentiment Detection Investigating Impact of Tweet Translation, In , Jolanta Mizera-Pietraszko, Yao-Liang Chung, Pit Pichappan (Eds.), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, pp. 105 - 111
    2015
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Huck Soo-Loo (2015) Social Networks and E-learning: Identifying Key Factors, in Ravindran, A, & Bacon , L (Eds.)Innovations in Technology Enhanced Learning, pp.85 - 89
    2013
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Hamza Adamu Fanda (2013) Social Networks and E-learning: Perceptions of Students and Academicians in Tertiary Institutions in Malaysia, In. Hamada, M (Ed.), E-learning:New Technology, Applications and Future Trends, Chapter 10, pp. 195 - 207, Nova Publishers
    2010
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Wided Batat (2010). Text Messaging Culture Among Youths: Comparing Malaysian and French Youths. E-Book: Global Sustainable Development: A Challenge for Consumer Citizens. Available: http://www.educationforsustainabledevelopment.org/map.h tm.
    Article in Proceedings
    2022
    • Kalaimagal Ramakrishnan, Vimala Balakrishnan, Kee Seong Ng (2022) Using Artificial Intelligence for Diabetes Distress Detection Among the Facebook Community, In 2nd International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering , The Effects of Digital World After Pandemic, pp. 1- 5, doi: 10.1109/IC2SE52832.2021.9791927.
    • Kalaimagal Ramakrishnan, Vimala Balakrishnan, Ng Kee Seong & Nurliyana Mohd Shuib (2022) Coronavirus Stress: Stressors and Socio- demographic Correlates among Malaysian Women in the Midst of Lockdown, In 2nd International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering, The Effects of Digital World After Pandemic, 2021, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/IC2SE52832.2021.9792049.
    2020
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Pravin Kumar Selvanayagam & Lok Pik Yin (2020) Sentiment and Emotion Analyses for Malaysian Mobile Digital Payment Applications, In Proceedings of the 2020 the 4th International Conference on Compute and Data Analysis 2020 (ICCDA 2020), Silicon Valley, USA (March), (SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan and Meeshalini Jegathesan (2020) Socio-demographic Impact on Digital Payment Adoption among Malaysian Users, Proceeding of ICITS 2020 6th International Conference on Information Technology & Society, Selangor, MALAYSIA (pp. 1 - 6) (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan& Meeshalini Jeganathan (2020) : Socio-demographic Impact on Digital Payment Adoption among Malaysian Users, 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY 2020 (ICITS 2020). (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2019
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Marian Cynthia Martin, Wandeep Kaur and Amir Javed (2019) A comparative analysis of detection mechanisms for emotion detection, Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering: Industrial Revolution 4.0 Opportunities and Challenges, pp. 23, April 26 - 27, Padang, Indonesia (SCOPUS)
    • Mohamed Elhag M. Abo , Nordiana Ahmad Kharman Shah, Vimala Balakrishnan, Mohamed Kamal, Ahmed Abdelaziz, and Khalid Haruna (2019) SSA-SDA: Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Sudanese Dialect Arabic, 2019 International Conference on Computer and Information Sciences (2019 ICCIS), pp. 1 - 5 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Wandeep Kaur (2019) String-based Multinomial Naive Bayes for Emotion Detection among Facebook Diabetes Community, Procedia Computer Science 15, 30 37 (WoS)
    2018
    • Wandeep Kaur & Vimala Balakrishnan (2018) Mapping Sentiment Analysis Research Evolution, Proceedings of Researchfora 18th International Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology, pp. 48 - 53 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Mohamed Elhag M. Abo, Nordiana Ahmed and Vimala Balakrishnan (2018), Arabic Sentiment Analysis: An Overview of the ML Algorithms, In Balakrishnan et al. (Eds) Proceedings of the Data Science Research Symposium: Data Analytics and its Applications, pp. 63-64, Malaysia (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Mohammed Kaity and Vimala Balakrishnan (2018) Building Multilingual Sentiment Lexicons Based on Unlabelled Corpus, In Balakrishnan et al. (Eds) Proceedings of Data Science Research Symposium 2018: Data Science and its Applications, pp. 10 - 12 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Wandeep Kaur, Amer Javed, Vimala Balakrishnan, Pete Burnap, Hajar Abdul Rahim (2018) Mapping Human Emotions using Keyword Based Emotion Filter and String Vectors, In Balakrishnan et al. (Eds) Proceedings of the Data Science Research Symposium: Data Analytics and its Applications, pp. 22-23, Malaysia (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Khan, S., Balakrishnan, V. & Ng, K. Y. (2018) Multiple feature enhanced cyberbullying detection model, In Balakrishnan et al. (Eds) Proceedings of the Data Science Research Symposium: Data Analytics and its Applications, pp. 17 - 18, Malaysia (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Mohammed Kaity and Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) A Multi-Layered Framework for Building Multilingual Sentiment Lexicons, In Chiew et al. (Eds) PGRES 2017, FCSIT, pp 29-34 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2016
    • Wandeep Kaur & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) Sentiment Analysis Technique: A Look into Support Vector Machine and Na ve Bayes, In Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on IT, Mechanical & Communication Engineering (ICIMCE 2016), pp. 82 - 87 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Wandeep Kaur & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) Bilingual Sentiment Detection Investigating Impact of Tweet Translation, Advances in Digital Technologies J. Mizera-Pietraszko et al. (Eds.), pp. 105 - 111 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Elham Majd (2016) Managing Communication Risks in A Multi-agent Environment, 6th International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH 2016), pp. 219-224 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2015) Evaluating Reputation of Agents in E-commerce Multi-Agent Environments, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Science & Computational Mathematics (ICCSCM 2015), pp. 16 - 22
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Gan Chin Lay (2015) Mobile Technology and Interactive Lectures: The Key Adoption Factors, In Churchill, D., Chiu, T.K.F. & Gu, N. (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Mobile Learning Festival 2015: Mobile Learning , MOOCs and 21st Century Learning, pp. 94 - 114
    2014
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2014) Learning Can Be Fun Exploring the Intention to Use Social Media among University Students, Proceedings of INTCESS14- International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, pp. 157 - 164 (WoS)
    • Hossein Arabi & Vimala Balakrishan (2014) Social tagging in Recommender Systems, International Conference on Computational Science and Technology (ICCST),pp (1-5), 10.1109/ICCST.2014.7045009 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Elham Majd, Vimala Balakrishnan, Sousan Gharib, Katayoon Pourmahdi, Leili Shakeri, Masoumeh Feyz Abadi, (2014) Calculating the Reliability and Reputation of Agents in E-Commerce Multi-Agent Environments, Applied Mechanics and Materials,(3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Process, ICMEP 2014) (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Ethel Llyod-Yemoh (2014)Stemming and lemmatization: A comparison of retrieval performances, Lecture Notes on Software Engineering, 2(3), 262 - 266 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan, and Muhammad Tahir (2014) Evaluation of Radial and Hierarchical Opinion Visualization Techniques, in Baby, S. & Sandhu, P. S. (Eds.)IIE International Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology (ICAET'2014),pp. 442 - 446 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Zhang Xinyue (2014), Using Text Highlight and Page Reviews to Improve Search Engine Result Page, ATINER'S Paper Series, No: COM2014-0939, pp 5 - 12 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Teoh, K. K., Pourshafie, T. & Balakrishnan, V. (2014), A gender lens perspective of the use of social network in higher education in Malaysia and Australia,SocialCom 14, http://dx.doi.org/10/1145/2639968.2640070 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan, Madiha Kazmi, and Zunaira Sattar (2014), Intelligent Data Mining in Autonomous Heterogeneous Distributed and Dynamic Data Sources, 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology, pp. 29 - 32
    • Azra Shamim, Bushra Fayyaz, and Vimala Balakrishnan (2014), Layered Defense in Depth Model for IT Organizations, 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology, pp. 25 - 28
    2013
    • Norshima Humaidi and Vimala Balakrishnan (2013) Management Support as a Predictor to Support Information Security Behaviour among Employees,International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science, pp. 45-50 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Azra Shamim,Vimala Balakrishnan & Muhammad Tahir (2013) Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems: A Comparison of Design Considerations, Entrepreneurship Vision 2020: Innovation, Development Sustainability, and Economic Growth, March 22, Malaysia (WoS)
    • Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan & Muhammad Tahir (2013) The Evaluation of Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems using Evaluation Metrics, Entrepreneurship Vision 2020: Innovation, Development Sustainability, and Economic Growth (pp.8- 15), March 22, Malaysia (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan and Elham Majd (2013) A comparative analysis of trust models for multi-agent systems, 2nd International Conference on Software and Information Engineering, pp. 183 - 185 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Kian Ahmadi (2013), An Architecture to Enhance Post Retrieval Document Relevancy using Integrated Techniques, International Conference on Knowledge Discovery, pp. 233 - 236 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2013) Analysis of Trust Models to Improve e-Commerce Multi-agent Systems, Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Engineering 2013, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 285, pp. 615 - 622 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Gan Chin Lay (2013) An Exploratory Study of Lecturers Perceptions on the Use of Mobile Wireless Technology to Improve Lecture Interactivity, Joint International Conference on Engineering Education and Research and International Conference Information Technology, pp. 415 - 422 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2012
    • Norfadzila, S.W.A., Balakrishnan, V., A. Abrizah (2012), The Conceptualization of Integrated Consumer Health Informatics Utilization Framework, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology, vol 23, pp 106 - 110 (SCOPUS)
    • Norshima Humaidi & Vimala Balakrishnan (2012). The Influence of Security Awareness and Security Technology on Users Behavior towards the Implementation of Health Information System: A Conceptual Framework, 2nd International Conference on Management and Artificial Intelligence IPEDR Vol.35, pp. 1-6 (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Mohammad R. Shakouri, Hooman Hoodeh and Loo, Huck-Soo, Predictions Using Data Mining and Case-based Reasoning: A Case Study for Retinopathy, International Journal of Computer, Information Science and Engineering 63, 573-576 (SCOPUS)
    • Balakrishnan, V, & Loo, H.S. (2012) Social Networks and E-learning: Key Determinants Identification (Proceeding Paper), 2nd Annual International Conference on Education and E- learning, pp.15 - 19
    • Anwar,F., Shamim,A.,Sulaiman, S., & Balakrishnan, V. (2012)An Exploratory Study on Technical and Functional Sophistication of Health Information Technology in Twin Cities of Pakistan, International Conference on Computer and Information Science 2012, Kuala lumpur, pp.170-175
    2011
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Vithyatheri Govindan (2011). An intelligent diagnostic system for diabetes using rule based reasoning and object-oriented methodology, Proceedings of the IADIS European Conference Data Mining 2011, pp. 137 141, July 24-26, Rome, Italy
    2009
    • Vimala Balakrishnan, Sim Foo Guan, Lau Siong Hoe & Teoh Kung Keat (2009). Enhancements to Mobile Messaging: Abbreviator and Auto-Learner. In Proceedings of IBIMA 2009: Creating Global Economies through Innovation and Knowledge Management: Theory & Practice (pp. 821 825), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (WoS)
    • Vimala Balakrishnan & Paul, H.P. Yeow (2009). Text Entry Factors and Texting Satisfaction: An Analysis among Malaysian Users. In Proceedings of IBIMA 2009: Innovation and knowledge Management in Twin Track Economies: Challenges & Solutions (pp.12 20), Cairo, Egypt (WoS)
    • Lau Siong Hoe, Teoh Kung Keat & Vimala Balakrishnan, (2009). An Empirical Study of Learning Object Users Behavior Changes in Belief and Attitude. In Proceedings of IBIMA 2009: Creating Global Economies through Innovation and Knowledge Management: Theory & Practice (pp. 443 446), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (WoS)
    • Teoh Kung Keat, Lau Siong Hoe, Loo Chu Kiong & Vimala Balakrishnan (2009). An Emotion Infused Multi-Modal Approach to Development of Social Agent. In Proceedings of IBIMA 2009: Creating Global Economies through Innovation and Knowledge Management: Theory & Practice (pp. 572 576), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (WoS)
    2007
    • Paul, H.P.Yeow & Balakrishnan, V. (2007). Health Effects on Malaysian Youths due to Mobile Messaging. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics, 28 30, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    2005
    • Balakrishnan, V., Yeow, P.H.P. & Ngo, D.C.L. (2005). An Investigation on the Ergonomics Problem of using Mobile Phones to SMS. In: Bust, P.D., & McCabe, P.T. (eds.), Contemporary Ergonomics, UK: Taylor & Francis, 195-199.
    Extended Abstract
    2020
    • Kumanan, N. G., Vimala Balakrishnan & Kee. S. Ng (2020) COVID-19 Lockdown and the Sentiment of Malaysians, In Varathan et al. (Eds.), E-Proceedings of Seminar on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management 2020 (SIRKM 20), (pp. 36 - 38) (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Zhen Lek Lee & Vimala BalakrishnanIn (2020 Cyber racism detection model: A case study on Twitter Communication during COVID-19 Pandemic, In Varathan et al. (Eds.), E-Proceedings of Seminar on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management 2020 (SIRKM 20), (pp. 39 - 40) (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Mohammed Kaity & Vimala Balakrishnan (2018) Building Multilingual Sentiment Lexicons on Unlabelled Corpus, in Balakrishnan, V., Kaur, W., Ismail, M.A. & Haruna, K. (Eds) Proceedings of the Data Science Research Symposium: Data Analytics and its Applications, pp. 10 - 11. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Saed Rezayi, Vimala Balakrishnan, Samira Arabnia, Hamid R. Arabnia (2018) Fake News and Cyberbullying in the Modern Era, In H. R. Arabnia, L. Deligiannidis, F. G. Tinetti, & Quoc-Nam Tran (Eds.) Book of Abstracts: 5th International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, Pg. 11, American Council on Science & Education: Nevada, US (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Collaborative Learning via CiA-Collaborators in Action, Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research, Book of Abstract, p.42 (WoS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    RU Operation
  • Personalized Predictive Technology for Diabetes Retinopathy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020 (National)
  • PHyBR: Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019 (National)
  • Perception of Leader Effectiveness: Is Online Presence the Way Forward, Consultant, 2018 - 2020 (National)
  • Promoting collaborative learning via the Collaborators in Action (CiA), Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2017 (National)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • EDUCATING THE DIABETES COMMUNITY THROUGH A DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE HUB, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2021 (National)
  • Integrating Adaptive Mechanisms to Improve User Recommendations , Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016 (National)
  • An Enhanced Trust Model for Recommender Systems in a Multi-Agent Environment , Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014 (National)
  • Knowledge Management Approach for Predictive Analytics in HEI Student IT-Skill using Data Mining techniques , Consultant, 2012 - 2014 (National)
  • A Detection Approach for Tsunami Warning System Using Mining Data Streams , Consultant, 2012 - 2013 (National)
  • Improving document relevancy in IR using enhanced CBR technique , Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013 (National)
  • THE THIRD PHASE OF INDEXING MALAYSIAN JOURNALS: THE NEED FOR AN AUTOMATED CITATION EXTRACTION AND JOURNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT TOOL , Consultant, 2011 - 2013 (National)
  • An Intelligent Predictive System for Diabetic Retinopathy among Diabetes Patients in Malaysia , Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012 (National)
  • ScienceFund
  • ENHANCING RECOMMENDATIONS IN A MULTI-AGENT ENVIRONMENT USING KEY TRUST COMPONENTS , Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2016 (National)
  • High Impact Research (HIR)
  • Effective and Reliable Evaluation Methodologies for Information Retrieval Systems , Consultant, 2013 - 2015 (National)
  • Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
  • Exploring Feasibility of Enhancing the Realibility of Information Retrieval Performance Measurements in Large Scale Experimental Evaluation , Consultant, 2013 - 2016 (National)
  • Flagship ICT
  • A FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTING MOBILE INTERACTIVE LECTURE INFORMATION SYSTEM (MILIS) IN HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS , Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014 (National)
  • RU Geran - Fakulti Program
  • Covid-19 Outbreak: An Enhanced Automatic Detection Of Covid-19 (eadcovid-19) Suspects From Lungs Images Using Lightweight Deep Convolution Neural Network, Co-Researcher, 15/09/2020 to 14/09/2022, Research University (Government)
  • Using Predicitive Learning Analytics to Predict Student at Risk of Dropping out: The case of Undergraduate computer science major, Co-Researcher, 15/09/2020 to 14/09/2022, Research University (Government)
  • Personalized Predictive Technology for Diabetes Retinopathy, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2019, Research University (Government)
  • Perception Of Leader Effectiveness: Is Online Presence The Way Forward?, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2018 to 28/02/2021, (e-Finance) Research University (Government)
  • Covid-19 Special Research Grant
  • Covid 19 Pandemic: The Impact Of Movement Control Order (mco) On Women s Emotional Wellbeing, Principal Investigator(PI), 10/08/2020 to 09/05/2021, Research University (Government)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Formulation Of A Cashless Society Readiness Index Model, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2019 to 31/03/2021, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • RU Geran - UMCIC
  • Phybr : Personalize Hybrid Book Recommender, Principal Investigator(PI), 13/07/2018 to 31/03/2019, Research University (Government)
  • RU Geran - ADEC
  • Um-liter : Promoting Collaborative Learning Via The Collaborators In Action (cia) Tool, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2016 to 31/03/2017, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • AN INTEGRATED RE FRAMEWORK FOR HOSPITAL, Saravanan Rajagopal, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • DETECTING CYBERBULLYING USING SENTIMENT ANALYSIS AND DEEP LEARNING ON TWITTER AND YOUTUBE, LUQMAN HAKIM BIN ABDUL RAHMAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Formulation of A Cashless Society readiness Index Model, MEESHA LINI EESAN A/P JAGATHEESAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • A FEATURE BASED SENTIMENT ANALYSIS MODEL USING DEEP LEARNING FOR DRUG RECOMMENDER SYSTEM, WEI ZHEN NG, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Development of a Framework based on Advanced Computational and Technological Methods as an aid for Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, Ali Raza, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Improving sentiment analysis using statistical methods, Mohammed Salim, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • , VITHYATHERI GOVINDAN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Formulation of a Cashless Society Readiness Index Model, Meeshalini Jegathesan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Topic and Sarcasm Detection using Machine Learning - A Case Study on Malaysian Electoral Data, Vithyatheri Govindan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Impact of Social Branding in Social Media, Hassan Reza, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • MODEL PERFORMANCE - TIME TRADEOFF FOR TEXT CLASSIFICATION, CHUAN LIANG LAW, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • MISINFORMATION DETECTION ON SOCIAL MEDIA USING DEEP LEARNING, SIYI ZHOU, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Automatic Tension Detection among Online Communities, Wandeep Kaur, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Topic Modelling on Malaysian Digital Payment Apps, Pravin Kumar, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Completed
    • DETECTING FAKE HEALTH INFORMATION WITH LINGUISTIC FEATURE, LEOW YEONG CHYI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • A System for Diagnosing Diabetic Patients Using Rule- Based Reasoning, VITHYATHERI GOVINDAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • EMOTION CLUSTERING AND CLASSIFICATION FROM COVID-19 CONVERSATIONS ON TOU TUBE, KUMANAN A/L N GOVAICHELVAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • FEATURE-BASED CYBER RACISM DETECTION MECHANISM, LEE ZHEN LEK, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • A SEMI AUTOMATIC INTREGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR NON-ENGLISH SENTIMENT LEXICONS, MOHAMMED SALEM ABDULLAH KAITY, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • MULTI-TIER CLASSIFICATION BASED ON SENTIMENT, EMOTION AND PURPOSE FOR ONLINE DIABETES COMMUNITY, WANDEEP KAUR, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Multiple-feature Enhanced Cyberbullying Detection Model, SHAHZAIB KHAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • A Framework for Implementing Mobile Interactive Lecture Information Systems in Higher Learning Institutions, GAN CHIN LAY, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Enhancement of Sentiment Analysis Scoring Mechanism-A Case Study on Malaysian Airline Industry, RAYVENDRAN A/L VISVALINGAM, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Enhancing Scoring Mechanism for Sentiment Analysis: A case study on Malaysian Airline Industries, Rayvendran Visvalingam, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Improving online interaction using an integrated trust model, Suresh Kumar, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Post retrieval enhancement in Information Retrieval, Kian Ahmadi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A System to diagnose diabetic patients using rule-based reasoning, Vithyatheri Govindan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Improving search results using integrated implicit feedback, Zhang Xinyue, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An Enhanced Approach in Lexicon-Based Sentiment Analysis for Social Issues, YASIR MEHMOOD, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • LINGUISTIC - BASED COVID-19 FAKE NEWS DETECTION MODEL, HII LEE ZING, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • FAKE NEWS DETECTION MODEL USING MACHINE LEARNING ALGORITHM, GOH DEAN JETT, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • CYBERBULLYING DETECTION ON SOCIAL MEDIA USING MULTIPLE FEATURES, NG SEE KIAT, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Automatic tension classification using the lexicon-based method, Yasir Mehmood, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Social media acceptance model for learning among university students, Shiva Pourgholaminejad, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • RINGED SEAL SEARCH FOR GLOBAL OPTIMIZATION VIA A SENSITIVE SEARCH MODEL, SAADI YOUNES, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • A framework for developing enterprise social media applications in Malaysian SMEs, Mohamud Ali, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Improving search results using integrated stemming and lemmatization, Ethel Llyod-Yemoh, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A hybrid personality-aware recommender for movie, Menaka Appalanaidu, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Rough set theory for tag recommendation in social network, Saadi Younes, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Improving effectiveness of information retrieval via text highlight, Yoganathan Nagappan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An enhanced and self-learning recommendation system, Hossein Arabi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Multi trust model for e-commerce, Elham Majd, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Mobile Framework for Enhancing Interaction in Higher Learning Institutions, Gan Chin Lay, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Dictionary-Based Diabetes Distress Detection Mechanism, MARIAN CYNTHIA MARTIN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Opinion Mining for Business Intelligence, Azra Majeed, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Relevance Weighting of Adjacency Terms in Key-word orders, Lim Bee Huang, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Integrated Information System for Public Bus, Fang Siew Ken, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • AN INTELLIGEnt REPOSITORY SYSTEM FOR TERTIARY INSTITUTIONs IN MALAYSIA, Ezeala Ferdinand, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Collaborative and Content Based Filtering Personalized Recommender System for Book, HOSSEIN ARABI, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Consumer Health Informatics and User's Information Seeking Pattern, Sharifah Fadzilla, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Health Information System Security Effectiveness (HISSE) Model: The Influence of Security Awareness, Management Support and Security Technology on Users Behavior, Nurshima Humaidi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An Expert System to Predict Retinopathy, Muhammad Reza Shakouri, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Assessing the influence of social network media on e-learning, Hamza Adangu, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • Time-table management system (Staff), 2012/2013
    • Diagnosing Plant Disease using Rule-based Technique, 2012/2013
    • E-bus tracker system, 2013/2014
    • E-Pharmacy Management System, 2012/2013
    • World of Books Management SYstem, 2013/2014
    • Mobile parking lot management system, 2013/2014
    • Recommender System for Cuisine, 2015/2016
    • MyTravel Mobile Assistant, 2014/2015
    • Internal Location Finder, 2015/2016
    • COVID-19 Fake News Detector, 2021
    • Long Covid Emotion Analyzer, 2021
    Ongoing
    • Real time analytics for E-Commerce, 2018/2019
    • Research Project Management System (MDS), 2019/2020
    • Tuberculosis Patient Registry Management System, 2022
    • Remote Tuberculosis Patient Management System, 2022
    PATENT/IPR
    (Product Name),(Type),(Level)
    • Lexicon Builder Model, COPYRIGHT
    • Multiple-Feature Enhanced Cyberbullying Detection Model (Diagram), COPYRIGHT
    • Multilevel Classification Model using Sentiment, Emotion, and Purpose, COPYRIGHT
    • Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender (PHyBR), COPYRIGHT
    • System and Method for Generating a Classifier for Determining Sentiment, Emotion and Purpose Towards a Subject Matter, PATENT
    • An Enhanced Scoring Mechanism for A Sentiment Analyzer, COPYRIGHT
    • Collaborators in Actions, COPYRIGHT
    • Lexicon-based Sentiment Analysis: Case Study on Immigrant Issues, COPYRIGHT
    • Interactive Mobile Messaging Application, PATENT
    • Enhancing Classroom Interaction via an Interactive Mobile Messaging Application, Patent
    • A method for selecting most trustworthy service/product provider among a plurality of service/product providers, Patent
    • A method for computing reliability, unreliability and uncertainty of a service provider, Patent
    • System for Critical Product Features Identification Using an Opinion Analyzer, Patent
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Women in Academia Fireside Chat, 23/04/2022 to 23/04/2022 (International)
    • Interview on Cyberbullying Modelling, 16/06/2021 to 16/06/2021 (National)
    • Program Committee - 9th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, 01/09/2020 to 31/12/2020
    • IIRG Cycle 3 Panel, 12/08/2020 to 31/08/2020
    • Charity Donation to National Kidney Foundation, 24/07/2020 to 24/07/2020
    • Free Malaysia Today Study Mention - Death By Facebook, 03/06/2020 to 03/06/2020
    • Session Chair at AIDE 2019, 23/05/2019 to 24/05/2019
    • Session Chair at IC2SE 2019, 26/04/2019 to 26/04/2019
    • Atlanta Women's Shelter Meal Sponsorship 2018, 07/11/2018 to 07/11/2018
    • Clarkston Refugee Center Visit 2018, 05/09/2018 to 05/09/2018
    • Dare To Run 2018, 13/04/2018 to 13/04/2018
    • Malaysia Hari Ini TV3 Interview - Cyberbullying 2017 , 15/09/2017 to 15/09/2017
    • Cyberbullying Interview NST 2017 , 13/09/2017 to 13/09/2017
    • Cyberbullying Berita Harian 2017 , 13/09/2017 to 13/09/2017
    • Cyberbullying The Star September 2017 , 13/09/2017 to 13/09/2017
    • Cyberbullying Interview The Star Newspaper, 19/05/2017 to 19/05/2017
    • Cyberbullying Interview on BFM 89.9, 13/03/2017 to 13/03/2017
    • Her World Interview on Cyberbullying (January 2017 edition), 01/01/2017 to 30/01/2017
    • Breast Cancer Welfare Association (2016), 23/11/2016 to 23/11/2016
    • Charity work at Siddharthan Orphanage, 11/06/2016 to 11/06/2016
    • Guest Lecture at SoongSil University, 06/04/2016 to 06/04/2016
    • Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Charity, 23/11/2015 to 23/11/2015
    • IJAS 2015 Session Chair, 20/10/2015 to 20/10/2015
    • Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Charity, 04/12/2014 to 04/12/2014
    • Session Chair for INTCESS 2014, 04/02/2014 to 04/02/2014
    • Mercy Malaysia Charity, 24/12/2013 to 24/12/2013
    • Walk for Life Awareness Program, 17/11/2013 to 17/11/2013
    • ICKD 2013 Conference Session Chair , 20/05/2013 to 20/05/2013
    • IJAS 2013 Session Chair, 22/03/2013 to 22/03/2013
    • Interview with The New York Magazine (online edition)- expert opinion sharing, 07/09/2012 to 07/09/2012
    • Conference session chairing - IADIS 2011, 2022
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Gathering of the Great Minds (GOTGM) 2022 (The Next Epoch: A Multidisciplinary Approach), 17/04/2022 to 23/04/2022, University, (Interview)
  • Panel for UM3MT (Faculty) 2022, 07/04/2022 to 07/04/2022, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Advanced Data Science for Cyberbullying: From Theory to Practice (ASTI Springer Series), 24/03/2022 to 29/03/2022, International, (Reviewer)
  • TRGS Panel Reviewer 2022, 10/03/2022 to 03/04/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  • FRGS Panel Reviewer Faculty 2022, 15/02/2022 to 15/02/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  • FRGS Panel 2022, 14/02/2022 to 14/03/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  • FRGS Applicant Mentorship 2022 (Central Level), 08/02/2022 to 08/02/2022, University, (Mentor)
  • Personalized Top-N Recommender System for candidate generation and ranking, 11/01/2022 to 25/03/2022, International, (External Examiner)
  • External Assessor for Bachelor of Applied Data Science - Monash University, 11/08/2021 to 28/02/2022, National, (External Assessor)
  • Moderation and assessment for MDS Programme (HELP University), 15/06/2021 to 30/06/2021, National, (External Examiner)
  • SPATIAL-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF IN-AIR HAND GESTURE SIGNATURE RECOGNITION, 01/05/2021 to 12/07/2021, National, (External Examiner)
  • FRGS 1 2021 (University), 01/03/2021 to 15/03/2021, University, (Reviewer)
  • The Star Interview - Study: Mental health of Malaysians during the pandemic must be addressed, 10/02/2021 to 10/02/2021, National, (Interview)
  • FRGS 1 2021 (FSKTM), 05/02/2021 to 19/02/2021, University, (Reviewer)
  • External Examiner for Master of Data Science, 01/08/2020 to 01/08/2022, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • External examiner for Bac. of Business & Knowledge Management, 03/07/2020 to 29/09/2022, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • Advisor for Bachelor in Digital Health, 22/01/2020 to 31/12/2021, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • The Star Interview - Study: Mental health of Malaysians during the pandemic must be addressed, The Star, 2021 - 2021 (Researcher)
  • External Examiner for Thesis, Multimedia University, 2020 - 2020 (External Examiner)
  • Evaluating the Use of Technology in Education Expert Feedback, Macquarie University, Australia, 2019 - 2019 (Expert Advisor)
  • Expert Panel for Round Table Discussion - Big Data 2018, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, 2018 - 2018 (Expert Advisor)
  • Expert Panel for Media Round Table Forum (CMCF), Communications and Multimedia Content Forum Malaysia, 2017 - 2017 (Expert Advisor)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Gold Award (Hello@UM), ITEX2021, 2021 (EXHIBITION AWARD)
    • The Pandemic and Its Effect on Malaysian Women Emotional Distress, Stressors and Socio-Demographici, SciTech, 2021 (BEST PRESENTATION)
    • Best Paper - Coronavirus Stress: Stressors and Socio-demographic Correlates among Malaysian Women in the Midst of Lockdown, Universitas Putra Indonesia, 2021 (BEST PAPER AWARD)
    • Indonesia Innovators Day 2020 (Gold - Sentiment and Personality Based Cyberbullying Detection Model), Universiti Mercu Bina, 2020 (COMPETITION)
    • FCSIT Innovation 2019 (Best Poster Award), University of Malaya, 2019 (COMPETITION)
    • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2019 (IIDEX), UiTM, 2019 (COMPETITION)
    • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2019 (IIDEX) - DiaPool (Bronze), UiTM, 2019 (COMPETITION)
    • IEEE National Postgraduate Poster Competition 2019 (4th Place), University Sains Malaysia, 2019 (COMPETITION)
    • Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2018, MACEE, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • International Intellectual Exposition IIEX 2017 - SentiCal (Bronze), Adinda Resources, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • Leaders in Innovation Fellowship, Royal Academy of Engineering, 2017 (OTHERS)
    • Learning Innovation and Teaching Education Research (Silver), University of Malaya, 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • International Invention, Innovation and Design Competition 2017 - PHyBR (Silver), UiTM, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • International Invention and Innovative Competition 2017 (SentiCal- Diamond Award), MNNF Network, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2017 (Gold) - E-notification Management System, UiTM, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2017 (Diamond/Gold) - SentICal: Sentiment Intensity Calculator, UiTM, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2017 (Silver) - PHyBR-SentiExtended, UiTM, 2017 (COMPETITION)
    • Cardiff Incoming Visiting Fellowship Scheme & International Collaboration Seedcorn Fund., Cardiff University, 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • Appreciation for Guest Lecture - Opinion Mining and lnfomation Retieval Research Direction, SoongSil University, Korea, 2016 (RESEARCH)
    • IIDEX 2016 - PHyBR (Gold), UiTM, 2016 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2015 - Mitigation of Shoulder Surfing Attack on Graphical Password using TCS Method (Silver), UniMap, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2015 - IMMAP (Silver), UniMap, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2015 - Annyeong: Fun learning with Korean Language (Silver), UniMap, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2015 - Book Spot! (Gold), UniMap, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • MyAppsTech 2015 - Internal Location Finder (Gold), University of Malaya, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2015 - Augmented Product Demonstration (Gold), UniMap, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • MyAppsTech 2015 - IMMAP (Bronze), University of Malaya, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • MyAppstTech 2015- Nextway (Bronze), University of Malaya, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • IIDEX 2015 - HyPeRM: A Hybrid Personalized Recommender for Movie (Bronze), Universiti Teknologi Mara, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • I-Envex 2014 (Bronze), UniMap, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2014 (Bronze), UniMap, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    • International Engineering Invetion & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) 2014 (Silver), UniMap, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    • Best Research Paper Award, 2nd Annual International Conference on Education & E-Learning (EeL), 2012 (RESEARCH)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    PLEANARY SPEAKER
  • An Interplay between Machine Learning and Social Good: Leveraging ML to Amplify Social Impact, Artificial Intelligence and Data Engineering 2019, 23/05/2019 to 24/05/2019, NMAM Institute, Nitte (International)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Improving Trusts in Multi-agent Environments via the TripleR Model, International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 20/10/2015 to 22/10/2015 (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • 18th World Seminar on COVID-19 and Vaccination, 18th World Seminar on COVID-19 and Vaccination, 18/05/2021
  • String-based Multinomial Naive Bayes for Emotion Detection among Facebook Diabetes Community, 23rd International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 04/09/2019 to 06/09/2019, KES 2019 (International)
  • Investigating the Impact of User Reactions For Emotion Detection among Facebook Diabetes Community, 5th International Conference on IT and Society 2019, 20/08/2019 to 20/08/2019, KUIS (International)
  • Entity Clustering of User Reviews Using Topic Modeling and Similarity Scores, 5th International Conference on IT and Society 2019, 20/08/2019 to 20/08/2019, KUIS (International)
  • Collaborative Learning via CiA - Collaborators in Action, Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research Conference 2017, 15/03/2017 to 16/03/2017, ADEC (National)
  • Improving Trusts in Multi-agent Environments via the TripleR Model, International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 20/10/2015 to 22/10/2015 (International)
  • Mobile Technology and Interactive Lectures: The Key Adoption Factors, International Mobile Learning Festival 2015, 21/05/2015 to 23/05/2015 (International)
  • Evaluating Reputation of Agents in E-commerce Multi- Agent Environments, The 4th International Conference on Computer Science & Computational Mathematics, 07/05/2015 to 08/05/2015 (International)
  • Learning via a Social Media Enabled Tool Do Learning Styles Make a Difference?, International Conference on Distance Learning and Education, 08/10/2014 to 10/10/2014 (International)
  • Using Text Highlights and Page Reviews to Improve Search Engine Results Page, 10th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, 09/05/2014 (International)
  • Stemming and lemmatization: A comparison of retrieval performances, 6th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology (ICCET 2014), 10/04/2014 to 11/04/2014
  • Calculating the Reliability and Reputation of Agents in E-Commerce Multi-Agent Environments, 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Process (ICMEP), 10/04/2014 to 11/04/2014
  • Learning Can Be Fun Exploring the Intention to Use Social Media among University Students,, International Conference on Education and Social Sciences 2014, 03/02/2014
  • An Exploratory Study of Lecturers Perceptions on the Use of Mobile Wireless Technology to Improve Lecture Interactivity, ICEE/ICIT Joint 2013 Conference, 08/12/2013 to 12/12/2013 (International)
  • An Architecture to Enhance Post Retrieval Document Relevancy Using Integrated Techniques, International Conference on Knowledge Discovery 2013, 18/05/2013 to 20/05/2013
  • A Comparative Analysis of Trust Models for Multi-agent Systems, 2013 2nd International Conference on Software and Information Engineering (ICSIE 2013), 05/05/2013 to 06/05/2013 (International)
  • A Framework to Promote Interactivity using Mobile Wireless Technology in Universities Lecture Environment, International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Conference, 18/03/2013 to 22/03/2013
  • Social Networks and E-learning: Key Determinants Identification, 2nd Annual International Conference on Education and E-learning, 16/09/2012 (International)
  • The Influence of Security Awareness and Security Technology on Users Behavior towards the Implementation of Health Information System: A Conceptual Framework, International Conference on Management and Artificial Intelligence, 01/04/2012 (International)
  • Predictions Using Data Mining and Case-based Reasoning: A Case Study for Retinopathy, International Conference on Information Technology, 28/03/2012 (International)
  • An intelligent diagnostic system for diabetes using rule based reasoning and object-oriented methodology, IADIS European Conference on Data Mining, 01/08/2011
  • Enhancements to Mobile Messaging: Abbreviator and Auto-Learner, 12th IBIMA Conference, 02/06/2009 to 05/06/2009, IBIMA (International)
  • A Secure Remote User Authentication System Digital Certificates, 12th IBIMA Conference, 01/04/2009
  • Text Entry Factors and Texting Satisfaction: An Analysis among Malaysian Users, 11th IBIMA Conference, 02/01/2009 to 04/01/2009 (International)
  • An Investigation on the Ergonomics Problem of using Mobile Phones to SMS., Contemporary Ergonomics, 01/04/2005 to 06/04/2005, Ergonomics (International)
  • OTHERS
  • The Use of Theory and Research Method in Information System Research Seminar 2014, The Use of Theory and Research Method in Information System Research Seminar 2014, 28/10/2014 to 29/10/2014
  • Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems: A Comparison of Design Considerations,, 20th IBIMA Conference, 01/03/2013
  • The Evaluation of Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems using Evaluation Metrics, 20th IBIMA Conference, 01/03/2013
  • An Exploratory Study on Technical and Functional Sophistications of Health Information Technology in Twin Cities of Pakistan, 2012 International Conference on Computer & Information Science (ICCIS), 01/10/2012
  • The Conceptualization of Integrated Consumer Health Informatics Utilization Framework, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology 2012, 13/03/2012 to 13/03/2012, WASET Engineering (International)
  • An Empirical Study of Learning Object Users Behavior Changes in Belief and Attitude, 12th IBIMA Conference, 01/04/2009
  • An Emotion Infused Multi-Modal Approach to Development of Social Agent, 12th IBIMA Conference, 01/04/2009
  • Health Effects on Malaysian Youths due to Mobile Messaging, International Conference on Ergonomics, 01/04/2007