The George Washington University
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Computer Science

Abdelghani Bellaachia, Ph.D.


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Selected Publications & Projects

  • A. Bellaachia and Mohammed Al-Dhelaan, “Learning NE-Rank: A Novel Graph-based Keyphrase
  • Extraction in Twitter”, The IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence 2012 (WI'12), December 4-7, 2012, Macau, China.
  • A. Bellaachia and Mohammed Al-Dhelaan, “Learning from Twitter Hashtags: Leveraging Proximate Tags to Enhance Graph-based Keyphrase Extraction”, The IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing, Besançon, France, November 20-23, 2012.
  • A. Bellaachia and Deema Alathel, “Trust-Based Ant Recommender (T-BAR)”, 6th IEEE Intelligent Systems  IS’12, Sofia, Bulgari, Spetember 6-8, 2012.
  • A. Bellaachia and A.Bari, “A Flocking Based Data Mining Algorithm for Detecting Outliers in Cancer Gene Expression  Microarray Data”, IEEE International Conference on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management, (IEEE CAMP12), Malaysia, 2012
  • A. Bellaachia and A.Bari, “Flock by Leader: A Novel Machine Learning Biologically-Inspired Clustering Algorithm”, Advances in Swarm Intelligence Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7332, 2012, pp 117-126
  • A. Bellaachia and Anasse Bari, “SFLOSCAN: A Biologically-Inspired Data Mining Framework for Community Identification in Dynamic Social Networks,” 2011 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2011), IEEE Symposium on Swarm Intelligence, April 11-15, 2011,Paris, France.
  • A. Bellaachia and Ghita Amor-Tijani, “A Novel Transliteration Approach in an English-Arabic Cross Language Information Retrieval System,” Chapter in “Bilinguals: Cognition, Education and Language Processing,” Series: Languages and Linguistics, Pub. Date: 2009 4th Quarter,  ISBN: 978-1-60741-710-1.
  • A. Bellaachia and Edward Jimenez, “Exploring Performance-Based Music Attributes for the Stylometric Analysis,” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Issue 55 July 2009.
  • A. Bellaachia and N. Weerasinghe, “Performance Analysis of Four Routing Protocols in Sensor Networks,” The International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing 2008 - Vol. 3, No.3  pp. 167 - 173.
  • A, Bellaachia and Ghita Amor-Tijani, “Proper nouns in English–Arabic cross language information retrieval,”  JASIST: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 59, Issue 12, pages 1925–1932, October 2008
  • Abdelghani Bellaachia and Ghita Amor-Tijani, “OOV Words in an English-Arabic CLIR System,”  to appear in 13th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, July 6-9, 2008.
  • A. Bellaachia and N. Weerasinghe, “Performance Analysis of Four Routing Protocols in Sensor Networks,” To appear in the International Journal Of Sensor Networks Special Issue on Theoretical and Algorithmic Aspects in Sensor Networks, 2008.
  • Christopher C. Toombs, Abdelghani Bellaachia, “MENU-NN: Mining Network Data Streams via NN Clustering, The Data Streams Workshop at the 7th Conference on Extraction and Knowledge Management (EGC 2007), Belgium, 23-26, January 2007.
  • F. Omary, A. Tragha, A. Bellaachia, And A. Mouloudi, “Design and Evaluation of Two Symmetrical Evolutionist-Based Ciphering Algorithms,”  International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security (IJCSNS), VOL.7 No.2, February 2007
  • A. Bellaachia and Xiaoxue He, "Floscan: an artificial life based data mining algorithm," IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, May 112-14, 2006.

  • A. Bellaachia and Erhan Guven, "Predicting Breast Cancer Survivability using Data Mining Techniques," Ninth Workshop on Mining Scientific and Engineering Datasets in conjunction with the Sixth SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2006), Saturday, April 22, 2006.

  • A. Bellaachia, E. Vommina, and B. Berrada, “MineL: A Framework for Mining E-Learning Logs,” Proceeding of the IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, January 23-25, 2006.
  • F. Omary, A. Mouloudi, A. Tragha, A. Bellaachia,  “A new ciphering method associated with evolutionary algorithm,”  ICCSA: The 2006 International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications, Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Glasgow, Scotland, May 8-11, 2006.
  • F.Omary, A.Tragha, A.Bellaachia, A.Lbekkouri, A.Mouloudi, “Evolutionist Cryptography,” International Journal on Information Technology (e-TI), October 2005.
  • A. Bellaachia and Rajat Bhatt, "An Enhanced Stream Mining Approach For Network Anomaly Detection,”  Accepted at the Data Mining, Intrusion Detection, Information Assurance, and Data Networks Security Proceedings of SPIE Vol. #5812, Monday-Tuesday 28-29 March 2005.
  • A. Bellaachia and Iehab Al Rassan, " String Matching Over Compressed Text on Handheld Devices Using Tagged Sub-optimal Code (TSC),”  The Journal of Real-Time Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005-2006.
  • Abdelghani Bellaachia et al., “Comparison of Three Text Summarization Methods,” The 12th International Conference on Intelligent and Adaptive Systems and Software Engineering, San Francisco, California, July, 2003.
  • Abdelghani Bellaachia and David Portnoy, “E-CAST: A Data Mining Algorithm for Gene Expression Data,” 2nd Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics at the 8th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 23rd, 2002.

  • S. Alaoui, Frieder, T. El-Ghazawi, Bellaachia, and A. BenSaid. "A parallel genetic algorithm for task mapping on parallel machines". Future Generation Computer Systems Journal. Elsevier Science, Vol. 17, Issue 4, 2001.

  • Scientific Database Systems

  • Software Engineering



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