About Me

Last Updated March 26th, 2011

Shariq Bashir

Department of  Software Technology and Interactive System

Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Email: bashir@ifs.tuwien.ac.at


Research Interests:

My research focus is on the areas of information retrieval, data mining, multimedia content analysis, and statistical pattern recognition; current research covers both the theoretical and practical aspects:

  • Patents Retrieval, Prior-Art Search,
  • Automatic Evaluation of Information Retrieval Systems,
  • Retrieval Systems Bias Prediction, Automatic Corpus Partitioning
  • Evaluation of Documents Retrievability,
  • Improving Retrieval Systems Effectiveness using Terms Proximity
  • Document Retrievability Prediction via Classification Systems,
  • Query Expansion, Query Reformulation, Pseudo-Relevance Feedback,
  • Indexing for Fast Queries Processing,
  • Data Mining,
  • Frequent Itemset Mining, Fault-Tolerant Pattern Mining, Maximal Itemset Mining,
  • Applications of Frequent Itemset Mining in Documents Clustering, Bi-Clustering,
  • Missing Values Imputation ,
  • Human Performance Prediction in Workflows.


Selected Services

  • Served as reviewer (Journals):  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) Journal, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Soft Computation and Automation Journal, International Journal of Computer Mathematics
  • Served as reviewer (Conferences): ECIR, ECDL, ACM-PaIR, DEXA, AICCSA, PAKDD

Biographical Sketch

Shariq Bashir is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the National Univeristy of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST), Pakistan. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Vienna Univeristy of Technology, Austria in 2011, and BS and MS degrees in Computer Sciences from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST) Islamabad and Punjab University Lahore in 2003 and 2005 respectively. In 2006-2007 he worked as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Computer Sciences at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST) Islamabad Pakistan. His research interests include information retrieval, text mining, data mining, and machine learning.


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