Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-06-18
Received: 10 December 2017
Accepted: 17 May 2018
First Online: 18 June 2018
: Salam Ismaeel is presently a researcher and PhD Candidacy in the School of Computer Science at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Currently his is working as a Senior Data Scientist at Ontario Government, Canada. Ismaeel served in academic positions for more than 15 years at the University of Technology, University of Baghdad and Future University. He was the dean of the Faculty of Computer and Informatics Engineering in SPY. He received the B.S. and M.S. in Computer and System Engineering form University of Technology, Iraq in 1995 and 1997 respectively. He received his 1Superscript removed Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from AlNahrain University in 2003. His research interests span various topics in the areas of Cloud Computing, Energy-Aware Computing, Big Data modelling and analysis. He has won theGraduate Development Award (2015), paper of the month in FOS at Ryerson University. He is an IEEE member; reviewer in Applied Soft Computing Journal; and member in IEEE International Humanitarian Technology committee.Raed Karim received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2009, 2011 and 2015, respectively. He is currently working as an IT consultant focusing on Big Data Science and Data Analytics and Project Management. His research interests include cloud computing, QoS based service selection, energy efficiency computing in data centres, big data analytics, SOA, machine learning and recommender systems. He has published in various international conferences such as IEEE SERVICES, IEEE SCC, IEEE Cloud and Autonomic Computing, IEEE CLOUD, IEEE SOCA. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.Ali Miri has been a Full Professor at the School of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto since 2009. He is the Research Director, Privacy and Big Data Institute, Ryerson University, an Affiliated Scientist at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michaels Hospital, and a member of Standards Council of Canada, Big Data Working Group. He has also been with the School of Information Technology and Engineering and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics since 2001, and has held visiting positions at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto in 2006, and Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, France in 2007, and Alicante and Albecete Universities in Spain in 2008. His research interests include cloud computing and big data, computer networks, digital communication, and security and privacy technologies and their applications. He has authored and co-authored more than 200 referred articles, 6 books, and 5 patents in these fields. Dr. Miri has chaired over a dozen international conference and workshops, and had served on more than 80 technical program committees. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario.
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