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Contact Info

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,

94300 Kota Samarahan,

Sarawak, Malaysia.

 

Phone                :  +6082583746

Faks                   :  +6082583764

Room Location  :   Admin Office, 3rd Floor, Block A.

 

Biodata

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Qualifications

:: 2004 – 2008 : PhD Computer Science, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia.

(Thesis available at: http://adt.lib.rmit.edu.au/adt/public/adt-VIT20090302.155704)

:: 2000 – 2001 : Master of Multimedia Computing, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

:: 1996 – 1999 : Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours in Computational Science, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia.

:: 1995 - 1996 : BioScience Matriculation, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia Terengganu (UPMT), Mengabang Telipot, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

 

Current Research Activities

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Recent Publications

Semantic Representation of Biological Images, International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, 2013.

:: D.N.F Awang Iskandar, Nuraya Abdullah, Alvin W. Yeo, Shapiee Abdul Rahman, Ahmad Hadinata Fauzi and Rubiyah Baini, Classification of Piper Nigrum Samples Using Machine Learning Techniques: A Comparison, in Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications 2013, Dubai, 30th January - 1st February 2013.

:: Asma Khatun, Wang Yin Chai, D.N.F Awang Iskandar, and Md. Rabiul Islam, An Ellipsoid Shape Approximation Approach for 3D Shape Representation, Image Electronics and Visual Computing Workshop, Kuching, Sarawak, November 2012.

:: Lim Phei Chin, Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer, D.N.F Awang Iskandar and Chiew Kang Leng, Towards Semantic Clustering: Grouping Image Visual Features Through Exploratory Factor Analysis, Image Electronics and Visual Computing Workshop, Kuching, Sarawak, November 2012.

:: Semantic Web Spatial Representation of Biomedical Images, D. N. F. Awang Iskandar, Kenneth McLeod and Albert Burger, in Proceedings of the 2nd Combining and Uniting Business Intelligence with Semantic Technologies Workshop 2012, Brussel, Belgium, May 2012.

:: Lim Pei Chin, Narayanan K and D.N.F Awang Iskandar, Towards Semantic Clustering - A Brief Overview, International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP), Volume (4): Issue (6), 2011.

:: D.N.F Awang Iskandar, Ng Jo Ling and Ahmad Hadinata Fauzi, Foreign Matter Identification in Piper Nigrum Samples, 2011 7th International Colloquium on Signal Processing and Its Applications (CSPA), March, 2011.

:: D.N.F Awang Iskandar, Rubiyah Baini, Alvin Yoe Wee, Shapiee Abdul Rahman and Ahmad Hadinata Fauzi, iPepper: Intelligent Pepper Grading and Quality Assurance System", 2011 7th International Colloquium on Signal Processing and Its Applications (CSPA), March, 2011.

:: Khatun, A., Wang, Y.C., Islam, M.R. and Iskandar, D. N. F. A., 3D shape recognition using wavelet transform based on ellipsoid, in IEEE Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced Systems (ICIAS2010), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia, 15-17 June, 2010.

:: D. N. F Awang Iskandar, A Visual Ontology Query Language to Bridge the Semantic Gap in Content-based Image Retrieval, International Journal of Web, 2010.

:: D. N. F Awang Iskandar, Visual Ontology Query Language, in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2009), Ostrava, Czech Republic, 2009. (indexed in IEEE Digital Library).

:: D. N. F. Awang Iskandar, Fusing Image Features and Information Retrieval Models. In A. W. Yoe, J. Labadin, W. Y. Chai, and T. C. Eng, editors, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information Technology in Asia 2007 (CITA 2007), pages 100-103, Kuching, Malaysia, 2009.

:: D. N. F. Awang Iskandar, J. A. Thom, and S. M. M. Tahaghoghi, Query Interface for Content-based Image Retrieval Ontology. In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Human Factors in Telecommunication (HFT 2008), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March, 2008.

:: D. N. F. Awang Iskandar, J. A. Thom, and S. M. M. Tahaghoghi, Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Image Regions As Query Examples. In A. Fekete and X. Lin, editors, Nineteenth Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2008), volume 75 of Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology, pages 38-46, Wollongong, Australia, 2008.

:: D. N. F. Awang Iskandar, J. Pehcevski, J. A. Thom, and S. M. M. Tahaghoghi, Social Media Retrieval using Image Features and Structured Text. In N. Fuhr, M. Lalmas, and A. Trotman, editors, Comparative Evaluation of XML Information Retrieval Systems, 5th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2006, Revised and Selected Papers, volume 4518 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 358-372, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, 2007.

:: D. N. F. Awang Iskandar, J. Pehcevski, J. A. Thom, and S. M. M. Tahaghoghi, Combining Image and Structured Text Retrieval. In N. Fuhr, M. Lalmas, S. Malik, and G. Kazai, editors, Advances in XML Information Retrieval and Evaluation: Fourth Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2005, Revised Selected Papers, volume 3977 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 525-539, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, 2006.

 

Consultancy Work

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Other Responsibilities

July 2012 - Current

:: Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

:: Programme Coordinator, Masters in Advanced Information Technology.

:: Secretary, Conference on Information Technology in Asia 2013 (CITA `13).

:: Leader, Spatio-temporal Semantic Representation of Cardiac MRI, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS).

:: Key researcher, 3D Facial Features Tracking for 4D Facial Expression Intensity Estimation, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS).

:: Key researcher, Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Piper Nigrum Classification, Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGs).

April 2011 - June 2012

:: Postdoctoral (visiting scholar), Biomedical Informatics Systems Engineering Laboratory (BISEL), Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

March 2008 - April 2011

:: Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

:: Masters in Advanced Information Technology Coordinator.

:: Deputy Director, Center of Excellence Semantic Technologies and Augmented Reality.

:: Project Leader, iPepper: Automatic Intelligent Pepper Grading And Quality Assurance System (E-Science Fund, 01-01-09-SF0052).

:: Secretary, Conference on Information Technology in Asia (CITA `09).

January 2003 - December 2004

:: Head of Multimedia Computing Programme, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia.

Postgraduate Advicees for:

:: E-Congkak: An E-game for The Blinds Final Year Project (2002 - 2003)

:: Interactive Cinema Final Year Project (2002 - 2003)

:: Web Based Industrial Training Management System Final Year Project (2002 - 2003)

:: E-automated Examination System Final Year Project (2002 - 2003)

Examination of Student Theses

:: Statistical Analysis on FIT Students Analysis Final Year Project (2002)

:: Remote System Manager 2001-RESYSM Final Year Project

:: CD Store Management System with Online Application Final Year Project

:: Virtual Recreation Center Final Year Project

 

Awards

:: Linux + Certified Training Instructor, Bradford Learning (2002)

:: LPI 101 Certified Training Instructor, Bradford Learning (2002)

:: LPI 102 Certified Training Instructor, Bradford Learning (2002)

:: BSZ40198 Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, David Kay Training and Development. Issued under the authority of the State Training Board of Victoria (2001)

 

   

 
 
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