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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Arslan Shaukat
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer & Software Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi
Tel : +92-51-9278050-4108

Specialization
Machine Learning

Education
Ph.D. (Computer Science), UK

Dr Arslan Shaukat received the BE and MS degree in Computer Engineering from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan in 2003 and 2005 respectively, and PhD in Computer Science from The University of Manchester, UK in 2010. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Engineering, CEME, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan since 2010. He has various publications in international journals and conferences and has also been invited as a reviewer of several international journals and conferences. His research interests include Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition, Digital Image and Speech Processing, and Affective Computing.​

Emotional Speech Recognition, Machine learning and Pattern Recognition, Speech Processing, Image Processing.​

Journals

  1. Z. Waheed, M. U. Akram, A. Waheed, M. A. Khan, A. Shaukat, M. Ishaq, " Person Identification using Vascular and Non-Vascular Retinal Features", Accepted in Computers and Electrical Engineering, Mar 2016.

  2. A. Waheed, M. U. Akram, S. Khalid, Z. Waheed, M. A. Khan, A. Shaukat, "Hybrid Features and Mediods Classification based Robust Segmentation of Blood Vessels", Journal of Medical Systems, vol. 39, issue 10, pp. 1-14, Oct 2015.

  3. A. Waheed, Z. Waheed, M. U. Akram and A. Shaukat, “Removal of False Blood Vessels Using Shape Based Features and Image Inpainting”, Journal of Sensors, vol. 2015, Article ID 839894, 13 pages, May 2015.

  4. S. Iqbal, K. Iqbal, F. Arif, A. Shaukat, and A. Khanum, “Potential Lung Nodules Identification for Characterization by Variable Multistep Threshold and Shape Indices from CT Images”, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, vol. 2014, Article ID 241647, 7 pages, Nov 2014.

  5. A. Hassan, F. Riaz and A. Shaukat, “Scale and Rotation Invariant Texture Classification Using Covariate Shift Methodology”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 321-324, Mar 2014.

  6. A. Tariq, M. U. Akram, A. Shaukat and S. A. Khan, “Automated Detection and Grading of Diabetic Maculopathy in Digital Retinal Images”, Springer Journal of Digital Imaging, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 803-814, Jan 2013.


Conferences

  1. Z. Waheed, M. U. Akram, A. Waheed, A. Shaukat, “Robust Extraction of Blood Vessels for Retinal Recognition”, International Conference on Information Security and Cyber Forensics, Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 2015.

  2. A. Shaukat, M. Aziz and M. U. Akram, “Facial Expression Recognition using Multiple Feature Sets”, 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug 2015.

  3. M. N. Dar, M. U. Akram, A. Shaukat and M. A. Khan, “ECG Based Biometric Identification for Population with Normal and Cardiac Anomalies Using Hybrid HRV and DWT Features”, Accepted in 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug 2015.

  4. K. A. K. Niazi, S. A. Khan, A. Shaukat and M. Akhtar, “Identifying Best Feature Subset for Cardiac Arrhythmia Classification”, Science and Information Conference, London, UK, July 2015.

  5. A. Shaukat, M. Ahsan, A. Hassan and F. Riaz, “Daily Sound Recognition for Elderly People using Ensemeble Methods”, 2014 11th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD 2014), pp. 427-432, Xiamen, China, Aug 2014.

  6. A. Hassan and A. Shaukat, “Covariate Shift Approach for Invariant Texture Classification”, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), pp. 1-6, Southampton, UK, 2013. 

  7. I. Haq, F. Khan, S. Sharif and A. Shaukat “Automatic music genres classification as a pattern recognition problem”, Sixth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV), London UK, 2013.

  8. A. Rehman, A. Khanum and A. Shaukat, “Hybrid Feature Selection and Tumor Identification in Brain MRI using Swarm Intelligence”, IEEE 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, pp. 49-54, Pakistan, Dec 2013

  9. A. Akhtar, A. Khanum, S. A Khan and A. Shaukat, “Automated Plant Disease Analysis (APDA): Performance Comparison of Machine Learning Techniques”, IEEE 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, pp. 60 – 65, Pakistan, Dec 2013.

  10. •R. Rasul, A. Mutaal, N. Abbas, M. Kaleem, A. Shaukat, A. Khanum and M. A. Khan, “FPGA Accelerated Computing Platform for MATLAB and C/C++”, IEEE 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, pp. 166 – 171, Pakistan, Dec 2013

  11. A. Tariq, A. Shaukat and S. A. Khan “A Gaussian Mixture Model Based System for Detection of Macula in Fundus Images,” International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), LNCS, pp. 33-40, Doha, Qatar, 2012.

  12. A. Tariq, M. U. Akram, A. Shaukat and S. A. Khan, “A Computer Aided System for Grading of Maculopathy,” IEEE Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference (CIBEC), pp. 31-34, Egypt, 2012.

  13. A. Shaukat and K. Chen, “Emotional state recognition from speech via soft-competition on different acoustic representations,” Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), pp. 1910-1917, San Jose, California, USA, 2011.

  14. A. Shaukat and K. Chen, “Towards automatic emotional state categorization from speech signals,” Proceedings of Interspeech, pp. 2771-2774, Brisbane, Australia, 2008.​

Technical Reports

  1. A. Shaukat and K. Chen, "Exploring Language-Independent Emotional Acoustic Features via Feature Selection," Technical Report, School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 2010.

  2. A. Shaukat and K. Chen, "Emotional state categorization from speech: machine vs. human," Technical Report, School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 2010.

 

 

DESIGNATION​ ​FROM​ TO​​ University / Institute​​
Assistant Professor ​Aug 2010 ​Date ​​NUST College of EME
Lab Demonstrator September 2008 ​April 2010 ​​The University of Manchester, UK
Teaching Assistant ​May 2004 ​February 2005 ​​NUST College of EME
 
 

 

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT
COURSE COD​E COURSE TITLE​
EC-802 Pattern Recognition and Analysis
EC-433 Digital Image Processing
EC-111 Algorithms and Computing
CSE-855 Digital Image Processing
EC-342 Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support System​
​EC-102 Computer System and Programming​​