am interested in data mining and machine learning algorithms and
applications. My current research directions include text
categorization and clustering, social media analytics, textual
semantics, and causal analysis and inference from
I direct the Knowledge and Data
Engineering (KADE) Lab @ LUMS.
My teaching engagements are given below.
- H. Adeli and A. Karim
(2005), Wavelets in Intelligent Transportation Systems, John
Wiley & Sons, UK. 248 pages.
- H. Adeli and A. Karim
(2001), Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization, and Management: A
New Model Based on Neurocomputing and Object Technologies, Spon
Press, London, UK, 352 pages.
NELasso: Group-Sparse Modeling for Characterizing Relations Among Named Entities in News Articles
A. Tariq, A. Karim, and H. Foroosh, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2016.
Terms-based Discriminative Information Space for Robust Text Classification
K. N. Junejo, A. Karim, M. T. Hassan, and M. Jeon, Information Sciences, Vol. 372, pp. 518-538, 2016.
A Self-Organizing Map for Identifying Influential Communities in Speech-based Networks
Mansha, F. Kamiran, A. Karim, and A. Anwar, Proceedings of
the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge
Management (CIKM), Indianapolis, USA, Oct. 24 - 28, 2016.
Neural Network Based Association Rule Mining from Uncertain Data
Mansha, Z. Babar, F. Kamiran, and A. Karim, Proceedings of
International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP),
Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 16 - 21, 2016.
Identification of Influential Users in Speech-based Networks
Anwar, S. Mansha, F. Kamiran, and A. Karim, Proceedings of Pacific
Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Taiwan, Jun 27 -
Jul. 1, 2016.
An Unsupervised Method for Discovering Lexical Variations in Roman Urdu Informal Text
Rafae, A. Qayyum, M. M. Uddin, A. Karim, H. Sajjad, and F. Kamiran,
Proceedings of Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language
Processing (EMNLP), Lisbon, Portugal, 17 - 21 Sep., 2015.
CDIM: Document Clustering by Discrimination Information Maximization
M. T. Hassan, A. Karim, J. Kim, and M. Jeon, Information Sciences, Vol. 316, pp. 87 - 106, 2015.
Bias-Aware Lexicon-Based Sentiment Analysis
Iqbal, A. Karim, F. Kamiran, Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on
Applied Computing (SAC), Salamanca, Spain, 13 - 17 April, 2015.
Controlling Attribute Effect in Linear Regression Models
T. Calders, A. Karim, F. Kamiran,
W. Ali, and X. Zhang, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM),
Dallas, TX, USA, 7 – 10 Dec., 2013.
Semantic Smoothing for Text Clustering
J. A. Nasir, I. Varlamis, A.
Karim, and G. Tsatsaronis, Knowledge-Based
Systems, Vol. 54, pp. 216-229.
Exploiting Topical Perceptions over Multi-lingual Text for Hashtag
Suggestion on Twitter
A. Tariq, A. Karim, F. Gomez, and H. Foroosh, Proceedings of the 26th
International FLAIRS Conference (FLAIRS 26), FL, USA, May 22 - 24, 2013.
MIKE: An Interactive Microblogging Keyword Extractor Using Contextual
O. A. Khan and A. Karim, Proceedings of International Conference on
Computational Linguistics (COLING), Mumbai, India, Dec. 10 - 14, 2012.
Decision Theory for Discrimination-Aware Classification
F. Kamiran, A. Karim, and X. Zhang, Proceedings of IEEE International
Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 10 - 13,
A Rule-based Model for Normalization of SMS Text
O. A. Khan and A. Karim, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Tools
with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), Athens, Greece, Nov. 7 - 9,
Discriminative Clustering for Content-Based Tag Recommendation in
Social Bookmarking Systems
M.T. Hassan, A. Karim, S. Manandhar, and J. Cussens, Proceedings of ECML PKDD
Discovery Challenge Workshop 2009, Bled, Slovenia, 7 Sep., 2009.
Learning and Predicting Key Web Navigation Patterns Using Bayesian
M.T. Hassan, K.N. Junejo, and A. Karim, Computational Science and its
Applications (Proceedings of ICCSA), LNCS, Vol. 5593, pp. 877-887, Jun.
A Robust Discrininative Term Weighting based Linear Discriminant Method
for Text Classification
K.N. Junejo and A. Karim , Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data
Mining (ICDM), Pisa, Italy, 15 - 19 Dec., 2008.
Bayesian Inference for Web Surfer Behavior Prediction
M.T. Hassan, K.N. Junejo, and A. Karim, Proceedings of ECML/PKDD Discovery
Challenge Workshop, Warsaw, Poland, 17 - 21 Sep., 2007. (Selected as one of
the top three solutions)
A Two-Pass Statistical Approach for Automatic Personalized Spam
K.N. Junejo, M.M. Yousaf, and A. Karim, Proceedings of ECML/PKDD Discovery
Challenge Workshop, Berlin, Germany, 18 - 22 Sep. 2006. Winner of the Spam
Filtering Performance Award
- PAS-COMSTECH Prize in Compuer Science (IT), 2015
- 2010 VLDB Travel
- Second position at the
2007 ECML PKDD Discovery Challenge (Web Usage Mining) [more]
- First position at the
2006 ECML PKDD Discovery Challenge (Personalized Spam Filtering) [more]
- CS 536 - Data Mining
- CS 636 - Topics in
Data Mining Research (Sp 2016-2017)
- CS 340 - Databases
- CS 535 - Machine
Learning (Fall 2013-2014)
- CS 531 - Artificial
Intelligence (Au 2007-2008)
- CS 543: Data
Warehousing (Sp 2007-2008)
- CS 537 - Neural
Networks (Sp 2006-2007)
- CS 524 - High-Performance
Computing (Au 2005-2006)
- CS 631 - Research
Trends in AI (Sp 2004-2005)
have taken a leading role in promoting the inclusion of persons with
disabilities at LUMS and beyond. I have developed resources and
procedures relevant to PWDs, and I am interested in assistive
technology research and development. I
am involved with the Accessibility Committee at LUMS. Please
contact me directly if you need to discuss with me in this
- I am involved in the
development and maintenance of a high
performance computing facility at LUMS.
- My CV
(including complete list of publications)
Department of Computer Science (Room 9-G18A in SBASSE Building)
of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Sector U, DHA
Phone: +92 42 35608205
Fax: +92 42 35898315