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Contact Info

Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,

94300 Kota Samarahan,

Sarawak, Malaysia.



Phone                :  +6082583727

Faks                   :  +6082583764

Room Location  :   2J, 2nd Floor, Block B



Stephanie is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Information Systems, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). She received her Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. Her main research interests are in data mining, text mining, machine learning and artificial intelligence.


:: Ph.D (Computer Science), University of Liverpool, 2012

:: MSc (IT), University Malaysia Sarawak, 2005

:: BIT (Hons), Software Engineering, University Malaysia Sarawak, 2001

Current Research Activities

·     :: A Pattern Discovery Model for Text Mining (RAGS), 2013

:: Applying Text Mining Techniques to Sarawak Gazette (SGS), 2013

:: Inductive Rule Learning for Text Analytics (FFR), 2013

:: Automated Ontology Induction and Knowledge Discovery for the Semantic Web, 2008

:: Language Technology Research Cluster – Summarization, 2008

:: Decision Support System Knowledge World Modelling (by applying k-World Sarawak), 2007

:: e-Bario, 2007

Recent Publications

        :: Chua, S.,Ranaivo-Malançon, B., and Wan Tamlikha, W. M. F. (2015) Annotating named entities in Sarawak Gazette: Challenges and solutions. In Proceedings of the International Knowledge Conference (2015),

·     :: Chua, S. and Nohuddin, P.N.E. Frequent pattern extraction in the Tafseer of Al-Quran. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M) (2014).

:: Nohuddin, P. N. E., Chua, S. and Ahmad, S. R. Keyword and chapter relationship analysis in the Tafseer of Al-Quran. In Proceedings of the Taibah University International Conference on Advances in Information Technology for the Holy Quran and Its Sciences (NOORIC) (2013).

     :: Chua, S. and Coenen, F. An inductive rule learning technique for text mining in questionnaires. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computing and Informatics (ICOCI ’13) (2013).

:: Chua, S. An Investigation into the Use of Negation in Inductive Rule Learning for Text Classification. Ph.D Thesis. University of Liverpool (2012).

:: Chua, S., Coenen, F., Malcolm, G. and Garcia-Constantino, M. F. Using Negation and Phrases in Inducing Rules for Text Classification. In Proceedings of the 31st SGAI Int. Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (AI’11) (2011).

:: Chua, S. and Coenen, F. Rule Learning with Negation for Text Classification. In Poster Proceedings of the 7th Int. Conf. on Machine Learning and Data Mining (MLDM ’11) (2011).

:: Chua, S., Coenen, F., Malcolm, G. Rule learning with negation: Issues regarding effectiveness. In Proceedings of the 6th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Information Processing (IIP'10), IFIP, pp 193-202 (2010).

:: Chua, S., Coenen, F., Malcolm, G. Classification inductive rule learning with negated features. In Proceedings of the 6th Int. Conf. Advanced DataMining and Applications (ADMA'10), Part 1, Springer LNAI, pp 125-136 (2010).

:: Hamimah, U., Daniel, T.Y.W., Sharin Hazlin, H., Syarifah Fazlin, S.F.,Nurfauza, J. and Stephanie, C.H.L. “An Automated Oil Palm Literature Text Summarizer Framework”. In Proceedings of the Fourth IASTED International Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Technology (2008).

:: Chua, S. “The Role of Parts-of-Speech in Feature Selection”. In Proceedings of the IAENG International Conference on Data Mining and Applications (2008).

:: Chua, S. and Kulathuramaiyer, N. “Feature Selection Based on Semantics”. Innovations and Advanced Techniques in Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Springer Netherlands (Elleithy, K. (Ed.)), pp 471 - 476 (2008).

:: Chua, S. and Kulathuramaiyer, N.  “Semantic Feature Selection Using WordNet”. In Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (2004).

:: Chua, S. and Kulathuramaiyer, N.  “Text Categorization:  Using WordNet to Improve Feature Selection”. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering and Technology (ICAIET) (2004).

Consultancy Work

:: Developing a k-Readiness Index for Sarawak (KRIS), 2007 - 2008

Other Responsibilities

       :: Committee member of the 8th International Conference on IT in Asia, 2013

:: Member and researcher for the Centre of Excellence in Rural Informatics (CoERI), 2008

:: Committee member of the 5th International Conference on IT in Asia, 2007

:: Committee member of FCSIT Alumni, 2006 – 2008

Supervision of students:

:: Selecting Words for Categorization Using Information Gain, 2008

:: Word Selection Using Odds Ratio for Text Categorization, 2008

:: Using Chi-Square for Word Selection in Text Categorization, 2008

:: FCSIT Communication System, 2007

:: Web-Based Room Reservation System, 2007

:: FCSIT Industrial Training Portal, 2007

Examination of student theses:

:: A Study Comparing Two Matching Algorithms for Constructs Retrieval (Undergraduate), 2013

:: An Intelligent English Tutor – An English Grammatical Article Helper (Undergraduate), 2013

:: 2D Game Development for Dyslexic Children in Primary School (Undergraduate – FYP1), 2013

:: Layered Cake Booking System (Undergraduate – FYP1), 2013

:: The Effect of Term Weighting Measures on Feature Selection (MAIT), 2008

:: Mobile Web Application for User's Guide in UNIMAS (Undergraduate), 2008

:: C.K. Teknik (M) Sdn Bhd E-Office Web Community (Undergraduate), 2007

:: Portal PALAPES UNIMAS (Undergraduate), 2007


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Stephanie Chua Hui Li