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DR. VIMALA A/P BALAKRISHNAN

Department of Information System
Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
 
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  vimala.balakrishnan@um.edu.my
  Department of Information System, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
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BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Vimala Balakrishnan is a Senior Lecturer, and Data Scientist affiliated with the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of 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. She is also the current Program Coordinator for the Master of Data Science program offered at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology. Dr. Balakrishnan's main research interests are in data analytics and sentiment analysis, particularly related to social media. Her research domains include healthcare, education and social issues such as cyberbullying. She has published approximately 55 articles in top indexed journals, 44 conference proceedings and six book chapters, has four patents and eight copyrights.

She has received several prestigious awards, including the Leadership in Innovation Fellowship (by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK), and the Fulbright Scholar Award 2018. 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, 6 gold, 7 silvers and 4 bronze).

She teaches both the undergraduate and post-graduate students at the faculty. She has supervised six 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. Additionally, she is also supervising several Master of Data Science students.

Dr. Balakrishnan also serves as an Associate Editor to the Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, and as an Associate Member for the Global Science and Technology Forum. She is also an IEEE member, and serves as an active reviewer for several International journals, and as external examiner for PhD thesis (e.g. International University of Malaya-Wales, Kolej Damansara Penang, Maynooth University Ireland, Modi Institute India, etc.). She has given guest lectures at 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.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Microsoft Certified Professional, Membership, 2004 to 2009, (International)
  • HUMAN IT JOURNAL, Editorial Member, 2009, (International)
  • International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction , Editorial Review Board, 2010, (International)
  • MedicRes, Member, 2012, (International)
  • Global Science and Technology Forum, Associate Member, 2012, (International)
  • OCERINT, Advisor, 2014 to 2014, (International)
  • Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Associate Editor, 2015 to 2019, (International)
  • International University of Malaya-Wales, External Examiner, 2015 to 2023, (National)
  • Leadership in Innovation Fellow (Royal Academy of Engineering), Fellow, 2017, (International)
  • KDU Penang, External Examiner, 2017 to 2023, (National)
  • Fulbright Alumni, Member, 2018, (International)
  • IEEE.org, Active Member, 2019 to 2019, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Auditor for Undergraduate Program 2015, Faculty,  
  • 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
  • Chairperson for Data Science Symposium 2018, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 30/07/2018
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/07/2019 (Master of Data Science)
  • Chairperson for Research Grant Writing Seminar 2017, Faculty, 02/01/2017 to 31/05/2017 (Research Grant Writing Seminar 2017)
  • Internal Auditor, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2019
  • Committee Member for Bachelors of Data Science, Faculty, 02/10/2016 to 07/09/2017 (New program)
  • Auditor for Undergraduate Program 2016, Faculty, 01/10/2016 to 31/07/2017 (Auditor)
  • Auditor, University Malaya, 02/05/2016 to 06/05/2016 (UM Auditor)
  • Associate Editor for Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, National, 16/03/2015 to 31/12/2019 (Malaysian Journal of Computer Science)
  • Committee member for Masters of Data Science, Faculty, 05/03/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • Chairman, Faculty, 02/01/2015 to 01/09/2015 (Research Seminar IS 2015 on Big Data)
  • Committee Member - Task Force Programming, Faculty, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016 (Task Force Programming)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016 (BIT Management)
  • Mentor - International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX) , Faculty, 04/04/2014
  • 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
  • Trainer for TOTS-ICONS , University Malaya, 24/02/2014 to 23/02/2017
  • Committee Member for Family Day 2013, Faculty, 25/09/2013 to 25/12/2013
  • 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
  • Interviewer for Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar & Asasi 2013/2014, University Malaya, 28/03/2013 to 30/08/2013
  • Programme Coordinator for SMTM (Management), Faculty, 03/01/2013 to 07/01/2015
  • 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
  • AJK Kerja Kemahiran Insahniah, Faculty, 10/09/2012 to 10/09/2014
  • 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

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Information, Computer and Communication Technology (Ict), Information Systems (Data Science and Analytics (Opinion mining), Information retrieval, Recommender Systems, Social Media)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

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 Academic Journals

2019
  • 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, (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hossein Arabi & Vimala Balakrishnan (2019) Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 11 (3), 70 - 97 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nur Baiti Afini Normadhi, Liyana Shuib, Hairul Nizam Md Nasir, Andrew Bimba, Norisma Idris & Vimala Balakrishnan (2019) Identification of personal traits in adaptive learning environment: Systematic literature review, Computers & Education 130, 168-190 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mohammed Kaity and Vimala Balakrishnan (2019) An automatic non-English sentiment lexicon builder using unannotated corpus, Journal of Supercomputing, 75, 4, pp 2243–2268 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Wandeep Kaur and Vimala Balakrishnan, (2018) Improving sentiment scoring mechanism: a case study on airline services, Industrial Management & Data Systems, 118,8, 1578-1596 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Balakrishnan, V., & Fernandez, T. (2018) Self-esteem, empathy and their impacts on cyberbullying among young adults, Telematics and Informatics 35, 2028–2037 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan & Hossein Arabi (2018) HyPERM: A Hybrid Personality-Aware Recommender for Movie, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 31(1) 48 - 62 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Gan Chin Lay and Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Enhancing classroom interaction via IMMAP An Interactive Mobile Messaging App, Telematics and Informatics 34, pp. 230 243 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Unraveling the underlying factors SCulPT-ing cyberbullying behaviours among Malaysian young adults, Computers in Human Behavior, 75, 194-205 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)
  • Elham Majd and Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) A trust model for recommender agent, Soft Computing, 21 (2), pp 417–433 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) A reputation-oriented trust model for multi-agent environments, Industrial Management & Data Systems, 116(7), pp. 1380 - 1396 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2015
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan and Muhammad Tahir (2015) Evaluation of opinion visualization Techniques, Information Visualization, 14(4): 339-358, DOI: 10.1177/1473871614550537 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan (2015)Cyberbullying among young adults in Malaysia: The roles of gender, age and Internet frequency, Computers in Human Behavior, 46, 149 - 157 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Elham Majd & Vimala Balakrishnan (2015) Selecting advisor agents using reliability, reputation and risks, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems 29, pp. 1835-1846 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan & Xinyue Zhang (2014) Implicit user behaviours to improve post-retrieval document relevancy, Computers in Human Behavior 33, 104 112 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan & Ethel Llyod-Yemoh (2014)Stemming and lemmatization: A comparison of retrieval performances, Lecture Notes on Software Engineering, 2(3), 262 - 266 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2013
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan & Azra Shamim (2013)Malaysian Facebookers: Motives and Addictive Behaviours Unraveled, Computers in Human Behaviour, 29:1342 1349 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

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-Indexed)

2009
  • Balakrishnan, Vimala. 2009. A look into SMS Usage Patterns among Malaysian Youths, Human IT, 10(2),55-80. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • 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), 

2008
  • Vimala Balakrishnan & Paul,H.P. Yeow. 2008. Hand anthropometry and SMS Satisfaction. Journal of Applied Sciences. 8(5):816 - 822 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2007
  • Balakrishnan, Vimala & Paul, H.P.Yeow. (2007). SMS Usage Satisfaction: Influences of Hand Anthropometry and Gender. Human IT, 9(2), 52 75 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

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-Indexed)

2018
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/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-ISI/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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Wandeep Kaur & Vimala Balakrishnan (2016) Sentiment Analysis Technique: A Look into Support Vector Machine and Naïve Bayes, In Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on IT, Mechanical & Communication Engineering (ICIMCE 2016), pp. 82 - 87 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2015
  • 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 
  • 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 

2014
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Vimala Balakrishnan & Ethel Llyod-Yemoh (2014)Stemming and lemmatization: A comparison of retrieval performances, Lecture Notes on Software Engineering, 2(3), 262 - 266 (Non-ISI/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) (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2013
  • 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-ISI/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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/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-ISI/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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)

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 & 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)

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

2018
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • 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-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2017
  • Vimala Balakrishnan (2017) Collaborative Learning via CiA-Collaborators in Action, Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research, Book of Abstract, p.42 (ISI-Indexed)
Technical Report

2018
  • Vimala Balakrishnan (2018) PHyBR: Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender, In Hashim, R. S. and Muhammad Fauzi (Eds.), Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) Bulletin, page. 37 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Formulation Of A Cashless Society Readiness Index Model, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Perception of Leader Effectiveness: Is Online Presence the Way Forward, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2020, RU Operation, (National)
  • Personalized Predictive Technology for Diabetes Retinopathy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Operation, (National)
  • PHyBR: Personalized Hybrid Book Recommender, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, RU Operation, (National)
  • Phybr : Personalize Hybrid Book Recommender, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, RU Geran, (National)
  • Perception of Leader Effectiveness: Is Online Presence the Way Forward?, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Modelling A Support System For Parents With Dyslexic Children, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • EDUCATING THE DIABETES COMMUNITY THROUGH A DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE HUB, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Promoting collaborative learning via the Collaborators in Action (CiA), Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2017, RU Operation, (National)
  • Um-liter : Promoting Collaborative Learning Via The Collaborators In Action (cia) Tool, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2017, RU Geran, (National)
  • ENHANCING RECOMMENDATIONS IN A MULTI-AGENT ENVIRONMENT USING KEY TRUST COMPONENTS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2016, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Integrating Adaptive Mechanisms to Improve User Recommendations, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Exploring Feasibility of Enhancing the Realibility of Information Retrieval Performance Measurements in Large Scale Experimental Evaluation, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2016, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), (National)
  • Effective and Reliable Evaluation Methodologies for Information Retrieval Systems, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • An Enhanced Trust Model for Recommender Systems in a Multi-Agent Environment, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • An Enhanced Trust Model for Recommender Systems in a Multi-Agent Environment, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)
  • Knowledge Management Approach for Predictive Analytics in HEI Student IT-Skill using Data Mining techniques, Consultant, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Improving document relevancy in IR using enhanced CBR technique, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • A Detection Approach for Tsunami Warning System Using Mining Data Streams, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • A FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTING MOBILE INTERACTIVE LECTURE INFORMATION SYSTEM (MILIS) IN HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014, Flagship ICT, (National)
  • Knowledge Management Approach for Predictive Analytics in HEI Student IT-Skill using Data Mining techniques, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • THE THIRD PHASE OF INDEXING MALAYSIAN JOURNALS: THE NEED FOR AN AUTOMATED CITATION EXTRACTION AND JOURNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT TOOL, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • An Intelligent Predictive System for Diabetic Retinopathy among Diabetes Patients in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2018, Macee, 2018, (International)
  • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2017 (Silver) - Phybr-Sentiextended, Uitm, 2017, (National)
  • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2017 (Diamond/Gold) - Sentical: Sentiment Intensity Calculator, Uitm, 2017, (National)
  • Invention Innovation and Design Exposition 2017 (Gold) - E-Notification Management System, Uitm, 2017, (National)
  • Cardiff Incoming Visiting Fellowship Scheme & International Collaboration Seedcorn Fund., Cardiff University, 2017, (International)
  • International Invention and Innovative Competition 2017 (Sentical- Diamond Award), Mnnf Network, 2017, (International)
  • International Intellectual Exposition Iiex 2017 - Sentical (Bronze), Adinda Resources, 2017, (International)
  • Learning Innovation and Teaching Education Research (Silver), University of Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • International Invention, Innovation and Design Competition 2017 - Phybr (Silver), Uitm, 2017, (International)
  • Leaders in Innovation Fellowship, Royal Academy of Engineering, 2017, (International)
  • Appreciation for Guest Lecture - Opinion Mining and Lnfomation Retieval Research Direction, Soongsil University, Korea, 2016, (International)
  • Iidex 2016 - Phybr (Gold), Uitm, 2016, (International)
  • Iidex 2015 - Hyperm: a Hybrid Personalized Recommender for Movie (Bronze), Universiti Teknologi Mara, 2015, (International)
  • Myappsttech 2015- Nextway (Bronze), University of Malaya, 2015, (International)
  • Myappstech 2015 - Immap (Bronze), University of Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Myappstech 2015 - Internal Location Finder (Gold), University of Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2015 - Augmented Product Demonstration (Gold), Unimap, 2015, (National)
  • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2015 - Mitigation of Shoulder Surfing Attack On Graphical Password Using Tcs Method (Silver), Unimap, 2015, (National)
  • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2015 - Book Spot! (Gold), Unimap, 2015, (National)
  • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2015 - Annyeong: Fun Learning With Korean Language (Silver), Unimap, 2015, (National)
  • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2015 - Immap (Silver), Unimap, 2015, (National)
  • I-Envex 2014 (Bronze), Unimap, 2014, (National)
  • International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2014 (Bronze), Unimap, 2014, (National)
  • International Engineering Invetion & Innovation Exhibition (I-Envex) 2014 (Silver), Unimap, 2014, (National)
  • Best Research Paper Award, 2nd Annual International Conference On Education & E-Learning (Eel), 2012, (International)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • An Investigation on the Ergonomics Problem of using Mobile Phones to SMS., Contemporary Ergonomics, 2005-04-01 to 2005-04-06, Ergonomics, (International)
  • Text Entry Factors and Texting Satisfaction: An Analysis among Malaysian Users, 11th IBIMA Conference, 2009-01-02 to 2009-01-04, (International)
  • A Secure Remote User Authentication System Digital Certificates, 12th IBIMA Conference, 2009-04-01 to  
  • Enhancements to Mobile Messaging: Abbreviator and Auto-Learner, 12th IBIMA Conference, 2009-06-02 to 2009-06-05, IBIMA, (International)
  • An intelligent diagnostic system for diabetes using rule based reasoning and object-oriented methodology, IADIS European Conference on Data Mining, 2011-08-01 to  
  • Predictions Using Data Mining and Case-based Reasoning: A Case Study for Retinopathy, International Conference on Information Technology, 2012-03-28 to  , (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, 2012-04-01 to  , (International)
  • Social Networks and E-learning: Key Determinants Identification, 2nd Annual International Conference on Education and E-learning, 2012-09-16 to  , (International)
  • A Framework to Promote Interactivity using Mobile Wireless Technology in Universities Lecture Environment, International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Conference, 2013-03-18 to 2013-03-22
  • A Comparative Analysis of Trust Models for Multi-agent Systems, 2013 2nd International Conference on Software and Information Engineering (ICSIE 2013), 2013-05-05 to 2013-05-06, (International)
  • An Architecture to Enhance Post Retrieval Document Relevancy Using Integrated Techniques, International Conference on Knowledge Discovery 2013, 2013-05-18 to 2013-05-20
  • An Exploratory Study of Lecturers Perceptions on the Use of Mobile Wireless Technology to Improve Lecture Interactivity, ICEE/ICIT Joint 2013 Conference, 2013-12-08 to 2013-12-12, (International)
  • Learning Can Be Fun Exploring the Intention to Use Social Media among University Students,, International Conference on Education and Social Sciences 2014, 2014-02-03 to  
  • Calculating the Reliability and Reputation of Agents in E-Commerce Multi-Agent Environments, 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Process (ICMEP), 2014-04-10 to 2014-04-11
  • Stemming and lemmatization: A comparison of retrieval performances, 6th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology (ICCET 2014), 2014-04-10 to 2014-04-11
  • Using Text Highlights and Page Reviews to Improve Search Engine Results Page, 10th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, 2014-05-09 to  , (International)
  • Learning via a Social Media Enabled Tool Do Learning Styles Make a Difference?, International Conference on Distance Learning and Education, 2014-10-08 to 2014-10-10, (International)
  • Evaluating Reputation of Agents in E-commerce Multi- Agent Environments, The 4th International Conference on Computer Science & Computational Mathematics, 2015-05-07 to 2015-05-08, (International)
  • Mobile Technology and Interactive Lectures: The Key Adoption Factors, International Mobile Learning Festival 2015, 2015-05-21 to 2015-05-23, (International)
  • Improving Trusts in Multi-agent Environments via the TripleR Model, International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 2015-10-20 to 2015-10-22, (International)
  • Collaborative Learning via CiA - Collaborators in Action, Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research Conference 2017, 2017-03-15 to 2017-03-16, ADEC, (National)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • An Interplay between Machine Learning and Social Good: Leveraging ML to Amplify Social Impact, Artificial Intelligence and Data Engineering 2019, 2019-05-23 to 2019-05-24, NMAM Institute, Nitte, (International)
ORAL
  • Improving Trusts in Multi-agent Environments via the TripleR Model, International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 2015-10-20 to 2015-10-22, (International)
OTHERS
  • Health Effects on Malaysian Youths due to Mobile Messaging, International Conference on Ergonomics, 2007-04-01 to  
  • An Empirical Study of Learning Object Users Behavior Changes in Belief and Attitude, 12th IBIMA Conference, 2009-04-01 to  
  • An Emotion Infused Multi-Modal Approach to Development of Social Agent, 12th IBIMA Conference, 2009-04-01 to  
  • The Conceptualization of Integrated Consumer Health Informatics Utilization Framework, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology 2012, 2012-03-13 to 2012-03-13, WASET Engineering, (International)
  • 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), 2012-10-01 to  
  • Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems: A Comparison of Design Considerations,, 20th IBIMA Conference, 2013-03-01 to  
  • The Evaluation of Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems using Evaluation Metrics, 20th IBIMA Conference, 2013-03-01 to  
  • 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, 2014-10-28 to 2014-10-29

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Evaluating the Use of Technology in Education – Expert Feedback, Macquarie University, Australia, Expert Advisor, 2019-2019, (International)
  • Expert Panel for Media Round Table Forum (CMCF), Communications and Multimedia Content Forum Malaysia, Expert Advisor, 2017-2017, (National)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Dare To Run 2018, (National), 13/04/2018 until 13/04/2018
  • Malaysia Hari Ini TV3 Interview - Cyberbullying 2017 , (National), 15/09/2017 until 15/09/2017
  • Cyberbullying The Star September 2017 , (National), 13/09/2017 until 13/09/2017
  • Cyberbullying Interview NST 2017 , (National), 13/09/2017 until 13/09/2017
  • Cyberbullying Berita Harian 2017 , (National), 13/09/2017 until 13/09/2017
  • Cyberbullying Interview The Star Newspaper, (National), 19/05/2017 until 19/05/2017
  • Cyberbullying Interview on BFM 89.9, (National), 13/03/2017 until 13/03/2017
  • Her World Interview on Cyberbullying (January 2017 edition), (National), 01/01/2017 until 30/01/2017
  • Breast Cancer Welfare Association (2016), (Community), 23/11/2016 until 23/11/2016
  • Charity work at Siddharthan Orphanage, (Community), 11/06/2016 until 11/06/2016
  • Guest Lecture at SoongSil University, (International), 06/04/2016 until 06/04/2016
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Charity, (Community), 23/11/2015 until 23/11/2015
  • IJAS 2015 Session Chair, (International), 20/10/2015 until 20/10/2015
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Charity, (Community), 04/12/2014 until 04/12/2014
  • Session Chair for INTCESS 2014, (International), 04/02/2014 until 04/02/2014
  • Mercy Malaysia Charity, (National), 24/12/2013 until 24/12/2013
  • Walk for Life Awareness Program, (Community), 17/11/2013 until 17/11/2013
  • ICKD 2013 Conference Session Chair , (International), 20/05/2013 until 20/05/2013
  • IJAS 2013 Session Chair, (International), 22/03/2013 until 22/03/2013
  • Interview with The New York Magazine (online edition)- expert opinion sharing, (International), 07/09/2012 until 07/09/2012
  • Conference session chairing - IADIS 2011, (International), 02/07/2011 until  

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).


  • Enhancing Classroom Interaction via an Interactive Mobile Messaging Application, PATENT, UM.TNC2/UMCIC/603/1070, 12/10/2015
  • System for Critical Product Features Identification Using an Opinion Analyzer, PATENT, PI 2014704047, 29/12/2014
  • A method for selecting most trustworthy service/product provider among a plurality of service/product providers, PATENT, PI 2014704046, 29/12/2014
  • A method for computing reliability, unreliability and uncertainty of a service provider, PATENT, PI 2014704045, 29/12/2014

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Master Degree, Shiva Pourgholaminejad, Social media acceptance model for learning among university students, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Zhang Xinyue, Improving search results using integrated implicit feedback, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Yoganathan Nagappan, Improving effectiveness of information retrieval via text highlight, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Ethel Llyod-yemoh, Improving search results using integrated stemming and lemmatization, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Menaka Appalanaidu, A hybrid personality-aware recommender for movie, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Gan Chin Lay, A Mobile Framework for Enhancing Interaction in Higher Learning Institutions, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Mohamud Ali, A framework for developing enterprise social media applications in Malaysian SMEs, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Kian Ahmadi, Post retrieval enhancement in Information Retrieval, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Elham Majd, Multi trust model for e-commerce, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Azra Majeed, Opinion Mining for Business Intelligence, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sharifah Fadzilla, Consumer Health Informatics and User's Information Seeking Pattern, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Lim Bee Huang, Relevance Weighting of Adjacency Terms in Key-word orders, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Vithyatheri Govindan, A System to diagnose diabetic patients using rule-based reasoning, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Hamza Adangu, Assessing the influence of social network media on e-learning, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nurshima Humaidi, Health Information System Security Effectiveness (HISSE) Model: The Influence of Security Awareness, Management Support and Security Technology on Users Behavior, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Ezeala Ferdinand, AN INTELLIGEnt REPOSITORY SYSTEM FOR TERTIARY INSTITUTIONs IN MALAYSIA, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Muhammad Reza Shakouri, An Expert System to Predict Retinopathy, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Fang Siew Ken, Integrated Information System for Public Bus, 2010/2011

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mohammed Salim, Improving sentiment analysis using statistical methods, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Suresh Kumar, Improving online interaction using an integrated trust model, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Rayvendran Visvalingam, Enhancing Scoring Mechanism for Sentiment Analysis: A case study on Malaysian Airline Industries, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Yasir Mehmood, Automatic tension classification using the lexicon-based method, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Wandeep Kaur, Automatic Tension Detection among Online Communities, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Maw Maw, Hate Speech Detection: A case study on Myanmar Social News Websites, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Hossein Arabi, An enhanced and self-learning recommendation system, 2014/2015
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Saadi Younes, Rough set theory for tag recommendation in social network, 2013/2014
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • MyTravel Mobile Assistant, 2014/2015, 1
  • Mobile parking lot management system, 2013/2014, 1
  • World of Books Management SYstem, 2013/2014, 1
  • E-bus tracker system, 2013/2014, 1
  • Time-table management system (Staff), 2012/2013, 1
  • Diagnosing Plant Disease using Rule-based Technique, 2012/2013, 1
  • E-Pharmacy Management System, 2012/2013, 1

Ongoing
  • Recommender System for Cuisine, 2015/2016, 1
  • Internal Location Finder, 2015/2016, 1