Ahamad Tajudin Khader, Honorary Professor Dr.

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  • Honorary Professor

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    Room : 720

    School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM, Pulau Pinang

    Research Cluster

    Data To Knowledge



  • Research Interest

    Focus on genetic algorithms, particularly in the areas of population modeling and parameter control. Also active in research on evolutionary algorithms and problems in scheduling, timetabling and planning

    Specialization

    Scheduling, Timetabling, Planning,Knowledge Engineering & Information Systems


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Projects

Modeling Human Neocortex Inspired Memory System and its Neurogenetic Connections

Methodology For Reducing The Test Time Over The Production Lifecycle Using Ture-up And Optimization Techniques

Enhancing Hajj Performance - Novel Crowd Management System and Reduction of Related Health Problems

Evacuation Modelling of Pillgrims During Hajj

Evacuation Modelling During Hajj

A Study of the Fundamental Parameters for an Optimized Hajj Framework

 

Publications

2020

Abasi, A.K., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Naim, S., Makhadmeh, S.N., Alyasseri, Z.A.A. Link-based multi-verse optimizer for text documents clustering (2020) Applied Soft Computing Journal, 87, pp. -. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2019.106002

2019

Makhadmeh, S.N., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Naim, S., Abasi, A.K., Alyasseri, Z.A.A. Optimization methods for power scheduling problems in smart home: Survey (2019) Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 115, pp. -. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.109362

Ibrahim, N., Hassan, F.H., Azlan Mohamed, A.S., Khader, A.T. The Impact of Spatial Layout Design on the Pedestrian Movement during Panic Situation: Pedestrian Survival Prediction (2019) Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1201 (1), pp. -. DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1201/1/012066

Shehab, M., Khader, A.T., Alia, M.A. Enhancing cuckoo search algorithm by using reinforcement learning for constrained engineering optimization problems (2019) 2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, JEEIT 2019 - Proceedings, , pp. 812-816. DOI: 10.1109/JEEIT.2019.8717366

Abasi, A.K., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Naim, S., Makhadmeh, S.N., Alyasseri, Z.A.A. A Text Feature Selection Technique based on Binary Multi-Verse Optimizer for Text Clustering (2019) 2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, JEEIT 2019 - Proceedings, , pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/JEEIT.2019.8717491

Makhadmeh, S.N., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Naim, S., Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Abasi, A.K. Particle Swarm optimization Algorithm for Power Scheduling Problem Using Smart Battery (2019) 2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, JEEIT 2019 - Proceedings, , pp. 672-677. DOI: 10.1109/JEEIT.2019.8717468

Shehab, M., Khader, A.T., Laouchedi, M., Alomari, O.A. Hybridizing cuckoo search algorithm with bat algorithm for global numerical optimization (2019) Journal of Supercomputing, 75 (5), pp. 2395-2422. DOI: 10.1007/s11227-018-2625-x

Makhadmeh, S.N., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Naim, S. An optimal power scheduling for smart home appliances with smart battery using grey Wolf optimizer (2019) Proceedings - 8th IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering, ICCSCE 2018, , pp. 76-81. DOI: 10.1109/ICCSCE.2018.8685003

Joshua Thomas, J., Belaton, B., Khader, A.T., Justtina Visual Analytics Solution for Scheduling Processing Phases (2019) Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 866, pp. 395-408. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00979-3_42

Shehab, M., Daoud, M.S., AlMimi, H.M., Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T. Hybridising cuckoo search algorithm for extracting the ODF maxima in spherical harmonic representation (2019) International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, 14 (3), pp. 190-199. DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2019.103602

2018

Alomari, O.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Alkareem Alyasseri, Z.A. A hybrid filter-wrapper gene selection method for cancer classification (2018) 2nd International Conference on BioSignal Analysis, Processing and Systems, ICBAPS 2018, , pp. 113-118. DOI: 10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527392

Alkareem Alyasseri, Z.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Papa, J.P., Alomari, O.A., Makhadme, S.N. An efficient optimization technique of EEG decomposition for user authentication system (2018) 2nd International Conference on BioSignal Analysis, Processing and Systems, ICBAPS 2018, , pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527404

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Hanandeh, E.S. Hybrid clustering analysis using improved krill herd algorithm (2018) Applied Intelligence, 48 (11), pp. 4047-4071. DOI: 10.1007/s10489-018-1190-6

Alomari, O.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. A novel gene selection method using modified MRMR and hybrid bat-inspired algorithm with β-hill climbing (2018) Applied Intelligence, 48 (11), pp. 4429-4447. DOI: 10.1007/s10489-018-1207-1

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Papa, J.P., Alomari, O.A. EEG-based Person Authentication Using Multi-objective Flower Pollination Algorithm (2018) 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2018 - Proceedings, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2018.8477895

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Hanandeh, E.S. A combination of objective functions and hybrid Krill herd algorithm for text document clustering analysis (2018) Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 73, pp. 111-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2018.05.003

Shehab, M., Khader, A.T., Laouchedi, M. A hybrid method based on Cuckoo search algorithm for global optimization problems (2018) Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 17 (3), pp. 469-491. DOI:

Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Bolaji, A.L., Almomani, A. Economic load dispatch problems with valve-point loading using natural updated harmony search (2018) Neural Computing and Applications, 29 (10), pp. 767-781. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-016-2611-2

Alijla, B.O., Lim, C.P., Wong, L.-P., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. An ensemble of intelligent water drop algorithm for feature selection optimization problem (2018) Applied Soft Computing Journal, 65, pp. 531-541. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2018.02.003

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Hanandeh, E.S. A new feature selection method to improve the document clustering using particle swarm optimization algorithm (2018) Journal of Computational Science, 25, pp. 456-466. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocs.2017.07.018

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. Hybridizing β-hill climbing with wavelet transform for denoising ECG signals (2018) Information Sciences, 429, pp. 229-246. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2017.11.026

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Hanandeh, E.S. A hybrid strategy for krill herd algorithm with harmony search algorithm to improve the data clustering (2018) Intelligent Decision Technologies, 12 (1), pp. 3-14. DOI: 10.3233/IDT-170318

Makhadmeh, S.N., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Naim, S. Multi-objective power scheduling problem in smart homes using grey wolf optimiser (2018) Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1007/s12652-018-1085-8

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Papa, J.P., Alomari, O.A. EEG Feature Extraction for Person Identification Using Wavelet Decomposition and Multi-Objective Flower Pollination Algorithm (2018) IEEE Access, 6, pp. 76007-76024. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2881470

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A., Yang, X.-S. Variants of the flower pollination algorithm: A review (2018) Studies in Computational Intelligence, 744, pp. 91-118. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67669-2_5

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Papa, J.P., Alomari, O.A., Makhadmeh, S.N. Classification of EEG mental tasks using multi-objective flower pollination algorithm for person identification (2018) International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 10 (7), pp. 102-116. DOI:

2017

Shehab, M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. A survey on applications and variants of the cuckoo search algorithm (2017) Applied Soft Computing Journal, 61, pp. 1041-1059. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2017.02.034

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T. Unsupervised text feature selection technique based on hybrid particle swarm optimization algorithm with genetic operators for the text clustering (2017) Journal of Supercomputing, 73 (11), pp. 4773-4795. DOI: 10.1007/s11227-017-2046-2

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Hanandeh, E.S., Gandomi, A.H. A novel hybridization strategy for krill herd algorithm applied to clustering techniques (2017) Applied Soft Computing Journal, 60, pp. 423-435. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2017.06.059

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Alomari, O.A. Text feature selection with a robust weight scheme and dynamic dimension reduction to text document clustering (2017) Expert Systems with Applications, 84, pp. 24-36. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2017.05.002

Shehab, M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Abualigah, L.M. Hybridizing cuckoo search algorithm with hill climbing for numerical optimization problems (2017) ICIT 2017 - 8th International Conference on Information Technology, Proceedings, , pp. 36-43. DOI: 10.1109/ICITECH.2017.8079912

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Abualigah, L.M. ECG signal denoising using β-hill climbing algorithm and wavelet transform (2017) ICIT 2017 - 8th International Conference on Information Technology, Proceedings, , pp. 96-101. DOI: 10.1109/ICITECH.2017.8079971

Kee, C.Y., Wong, L.-P., Khader, A.T., Hassan, F.H. Multi-label classification of estimated time of arrival with ensemble neural networks in bus transportation network (2017) 2017 2nd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Engineering, ICITE 2017, , pp. 150-154. DOI: 10.1109/ICITE.2017.8056898

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Alomari, O.A., Hanandeh, E.S. Feature Selection with β-Hill Climbing Search for Text Clustering Application (2017) Proceedings - 2017 Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology, PICICT 2017, , pp. 22-27. DOI: 10.1109/PICICT.2017.30

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Electroencephalogram signals denoising using various mother wavelet functions: A comparative analysis (2017) ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Part F131372, pp. 100-105. DOI: 10.1145/3132300.3132313

Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Optimal electroencephalogram signals denoising using hybrid β-hill climbing algorithm and wavelet transform (2017) ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Part F131372, pp. 106-112. DOI: 10.1145/3132300.3132314

Alomari, O.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Abualigah, L.M. MRMR BA: A hybrid gene selection algorithm for cancer classification (2017) Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 95 (12), pp. 2610-2618. DOI:

Awadallah, M.A., Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Bolaji, A.L., Alkoffash, M. Hybridization of harmony search with hill climbing for highly constrained nurse rostering problem (2017) Neural Computing and Applications, 28 (3), pp. 463-482. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-015-2076-8

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Hanandeh, E.S. A new hybridization strategy for krill herd algorithm and harmony search algorithm applied to improve the data clustering (2017) COMPSE 2016 - 1st EAI International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering, , pp. -. DOI:

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Hanandeh, E.S. Unsupervised text feature selection technique based on particle swarm optimization algorithm for improving the text clustering (2017) COMPSE 2016 - 1st EAI International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering, , pp. -. DOI:

Ibrahim, N., Hassan, F.H., Abdullah, R., Khader, A.T. Features of microscopic horizontal transition of cellular automaton based pedestrian movement in normal and panic situation (2017) Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 9 (12-Feb), pp. 163-169. DOI:

2016

Bolaji, A.L., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Abualigah, L.M. A comprehensive review: Krill Herd algorithm (KH) and its applications (2016) Applied Soft Computing Journal, 49, pp. 437-446. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2016.08.041

Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Bolaji, A.L. Tournament-based harmony search algorithm for non-convex economic load dispatch problem (2016) Applied Soft Computing Journal, 47, pp. 449-459. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2016.05.034

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. A krill herd algorithm for efficient text documents clustering (2016) ISCAIE 2016 - 2016 IEEE Symposium on Computer Applications and Industrial Electronics, , pp. 67-72. DOI: 10.1109/ISCAIE.2016.7575039

Al-Betar, M.A., Alyasseri, Z.A.A., Khader, A.T., Bolaji, A.L., Awadallah, M.A. Gray image enhancement using harmony search (2016) International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, 9 (5), pp. 932-944. DOI: 10.1080/18756891.2016.1237191

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Multi-objectives-based text clustering technique using K-mean algorithm (2016) Proceedings - CSIT 2016: 2016 7th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/CSIT.2016.7549464

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Unsupervised feature selection technique based on genetic algorithm for improving the Text Clustering (2016) Proceedings - CSIT 2016: 2016 7th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/CSIT.2016.7549453

Abualigah, L.M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Unsupervised feature selection technique based on harmony search algorithm for improving the text clustering (2016) Proceedings - CSIT 2016: 2016 7th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/CSIT.2016.7549456

Lim, T.Y., Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T. Taming the 0/1 knapsack problem with monogamous pairs genetic algorithm (2016) Expert Systems with Applications, 54, pp. 241-250. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2016.01.055

Ibrahim, A.M., Venkat, I., Subramanian, K.G., Khader, A.T., De Wilde, P. Intelligent evacuation management systems: A review (2016) ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 7 (3), pp. -. DOI: 10.1145/2842630

Lim, C.Y., Khader, A.T. A triad-based contextualisation approach for better critical issues' decision making support (2016) ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (22), pp. 13129-13134. DOI:

Choo, W.M., Wong, L.-P., Khader, A.T. A modified bee colony optimization with local search approach for job shop scheduling problems relevant to bottleneck machines (2016) International Journal of Advances in Soft Computing and its Applications, 8 (2), pp. 52-78. DOI:

Alidmat, O.K.A., Khader, A.T., Hassan, F.H. Two-dimensional cellular automaton model to simulate pedestrian evacuation under fire-spreading conditions (2016) Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 15 (1), pp. 83-105. DOI:

Mohammed, S.M.Z., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. 3-SAT using island-based genetic algorithm (2016) IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, 136 (12), pp. 1694-1698. DOI: 10.1541/ieejeiss.136.1694

Shehab, M., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M. New selection schemes for particle swarm optimization (2016) IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, 136 (12), pp. 1706-1711. DOI: 10.1541/ieejeiss.136.1706

Ibrahim, A.M., Venkat, I., Khader, A.T. Simulation modelling and analysis of crowd evacuation by utilizing evolutionary stable strategy (2016) ICIC Express Letters, 10 (1), pp. 255-262. DOI:

2015

Alijla, B.O., Wong, L.-P., Lim, C.P., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. An ensemble of intelligent water drop algorithms and its application to optimization problems (2015) Information Sciences, 325, pp. 175-189. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2015.07.023

Lim, T.Y., Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T. Monogamous pair bonding in genetic algorithm (2015) 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings, , pp. 15-22. DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2015.7256869

Lim, T.Y., Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T. Adaptive pair bonds in genetic algorithm: An application to real-parameter optimization (2015) Applied Mathematics and Computation, 252, pp. 503-519. DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2014.12.030

Thomas, J.J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B. SpaceViz: Visualization tool for the computer storage big-data (2015) Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart City, SmartCity 2015, Held Jointly with 8th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking, SocialCom 2015, 5th IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications, SustainCom 2015, 2015 International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing, DataCom 2015, 5th International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing, SC2 2015, , pp. 882-885. DOI: 10.1109/SmartCity.2015.181

Khalid, M.N.A., Yusof, U.K., Khader, A.T. Survey on crowd guidance’s optimization algorithm for emergency route planning and management problems (2015) ICIC Express Letters, 9 (3), pp. 791-798. DOI:

Niu, Y., Venkat, I., Khader, A.T., Subramanian, K.G. Uniform solution to common algorithmic problem by P systems working in the minimally parallel mode (2015) Fundamenta Informaticae, 136 (3), pp. 285-296. DOI: 10.3233/FI-2015-1158

Bolaji, A.L., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. A hybrid nature-inspired artificial bee colony algorithm for uncapacitated examination timetabling problems (2015) Journal of Intelligent Systems, 24 (1), pp. 37-54. DOI: 10.1515/jisys-2014-0002

Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Abdalkareem, Z.A. Island-based harmony search for optimization problems (2015) Expert Systems with Applications, 42 (4), pp. 2026-2035. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2014.10.008

2014

Alijla, B.O., Wong, L.-P., Lim, C.P., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. A modified Intelligent Water Drops algorithm and its application to optimization problems (2014) Expert Systems with Applications, 41 (15), pp. 6555-6569. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2014.05.010

Wong, L.-P., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Tan, T.-P. Solving asymmetric traveling salesman problems using a generic bee colony optimization framework with insertion local search (2014) International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA, , pp. 20-27. DOI: 10.1109/ISDA.2013.6920757

Wun, M.H., Wong, L.-P., Khader, A.T., Tan, T.-P. A bee colony optimization with automated parameter tuning for sequential ordering problem (2014) 2014 4th World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies, WICT 2014, , pp. 314-319. DOI: 10.1109/WICT.2014.7077286

Isawasan, P., Venkat, I., Subramanian, K.G., Khader, A., Osman, O., Christinal, H. Region-based segmentation of Hexagonal digital images using membrane computing (2014) Proceedings - Asian Conference on Membrane Computing, ACMC 2014, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/ACMC.2014.7065806

Yuso, U.K., Khalid, M.N.A., Khader, A.T. Artificial immune system for flexible manufacturing system machine loading problem (2014) ICIC Express Letters, 8 (3), pp. 709-716. DOI:

Anwar, K., Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Hyper-heuristic approach for solving nurse rostering problem (2014) IEEE SSCI 2014 - 2014 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence - CIEL 2014: 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Ensemble Learning, Proceedings, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/CIEL.2014.7015743

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T. An adaptive GA in partitioned search space (2014) International Journal of Computers, Communications and Control, 9 (3), pp. 325-339. DOI: 10.15837/ijccc.2014.3.202

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T. Artificial intelligence based tuning of svc controller for co-generated power system (2014) Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 62 (3), pp. 668-673. DOI:

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Doush, I.A. Memetic techniques for examination timetabling (2014) Annals of Operations Research, 218 (1), pp. 23-50. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-013-1500-7

Venkat, I., Khader, A.T., Subramanian, K.G. Pedestrian dynamics via Bayesian networks (2014) AIP Conference Proceedings, 1602, pp. 1046-1049. DOI: 10.1063/1.4882613

Anwar, K., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. Development on harmony search hyper-heuristic framework for examination timetabling problem (2014) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8795, pp. 87-95. DOI:

Niu, Y., Venkat, I., Khader, A.T., Subramanian, K.G. Uniform solution to common algorithmic problem in the minimally parallel mode (2014) Communications in Computer and Information Science, 472, pp. 323-327. DOI:

Shambour, M.K., Khader, A.T., Abusnaina, A.A., Shambour, Q. Modified tournament harmony search for unconstrained optimisation problems (2014) Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 287, pp. 283-292. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07692-8_27

Bolaji, A.L., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. University course timetabling using hybridized artificial bee colony with hill climbing optimizer (2014) Journal of Computational Science, 5 (5), pp. 809-818. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocs.2014.04.002

Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Bolaji, A.L. Harmony search with novel selection methods in memory consideration for nurse rostering problem (2014) Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 31 (3), pp. -. DOI: 10.1142/S0217595914500146

2013

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Awadallah, M.A., Alawan, M.H., Zaqaibeh, B. Cellular harmony search for optimization problems (2013) Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2013, pp. -. DOI: 10.1155/2013/139464

Shambour, M.K.Y., Khader, A.T., Kheiri, A., Özcan, E. A two stage approach for high school timetabling (2013) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8226 LNCS (PART 1), pp. 66-73. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-42054-2_9

Subramanian, K.G., Isawasan, P., Venkat, I., Khader, A.T. Parikh matrices of words under a generalized Thue morphism (2013) AIP Conference Proceedings, 1558, pp. 2516-2519. DOI: 10.1063/1.4826052

Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Bolaji, A.L. Hybrid harmony search for nurse rostering problems (2013) Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Scheduling, CISched 2013 - 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2013, , pp. 60-67. DOI: 10.1109/SCIS.2013.6613253

Bolaji, A.L., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. A modified artificial bee colony algorithm for post-enrolment course timetabling (2013) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7928 LNCS (PART 1), pp. 377-386. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-38703-6_45

Alijla, B.O., Khader, A.T., Peng, L.C., Al-Betar, M.A., Pei, W.L. Fuzzy rough set approach for selecting the most significant texture features in mammogram images (2013) Proceedings of the 2013 Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology, PICICT 2013, , pp. 51-56. DOI: 10.1109/PICICT.2013.1

Anwar, K., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. Harmony Search-based Hyper-heuristic for examination timetabling (2013) Proceedings - 2013 IEEE 9th International Colloquium on Signal Processing and its Applications, CSPA 2013, , pp. 176-181. DOI: 10.1109/CSPA.2013.6530037

Venkat, I., Khader, A.T., Subramanian, K.G., De Wilde, P. Recognizing occluded faces by exploiting psychophysically inspired similarity maps (2013) Pattern Recognition Letters, 34 (8), pp. 903-911. DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2012.05.003

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Geem, Z.W., Doush, I.A., Awadallah, M.A. An analysis of selection methods in memory consideration for harmony search (2013) Applied Mathematics and Computation, 219 (22), pp. 10753-10767. DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2013.04.053

Khalid, M.N.A., Yusof, U.K., Khader, A.T. Solving flexible manufacturing system distributed scheduling problem subject to maintenance: An artificial immune system approach (2013) ICIC Express Letters, 7 (3:00 AM), pp. 805-810. DOI:

Alijla, B.O., Peng, L.C., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Intelligent water drops algorithm for rough set feature selection (2013) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7803 LNAI (PART 2), pp. 356-365. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-36543-0_37

Al-Betar, M.A., Ahmad, O.N., Khader, A.T., Awadallah, M.A. Incorporating great deluge with harmony search for global optimization problems (2013) Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 201 AISC (VOL. 1), pp. 275-286. DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1038-2_24

Bolaji, A.L., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Awadallah, M.A. Artificial bee colony algorithm, its variants and applications: A survey (2013) Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 47 (2), pp. 434-459. DOI:

Doush, I.A., Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Awadallah, M.A., Mohammed, A.B. Analysis of takeover time and convergence rate for harmony search with novel selection methods (2013) International Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation, 4 (4), pp. 305-322. DOI: 10.1504/IJMMNO.2013.059192

2012

Zaid Abdi Alkareem, Y.A., Venkat, I., Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T. Edge preserving image enhancement via harmony search algorithm (2012) Conference on Data Mining and Optimization, , pp. 47-52. DOI: 10.1109/DMO.2012.6329797

Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Woon, P.C. Office-space-allocation problem using harmony search algorithm (2012) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7664 LNCS (PART 2), pp. 365-374. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-34481-7_45

Thomas, J.J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B., Ken, C.C. Integrated problem solving steering framework on clash reconciliation strategies for university examination timetabling problem (2012) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7666 LNCS (PART 4), pp. 297-304. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-34478-7_37

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Muslih, O. A multiswap algorithm for the university course timetabling problem (2012) 2012 International Conference on Computer and Information Science, ICCIS 2012 - A Conference of World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress, ESTCON 2012 - Conference Proceedings, 1, pp. 301-306. DOI: 10.1109/ICCISci.2012.6297258

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T. A study on the utility of parametric uniform crossover for adaptation of crossover operator (2012) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7557 LNAI, pp. 178-183. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33185-5_20

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T. A harmony search algorithm for university course timetabling (2012) Annals of Operations Research, 194 (1), pp. 3-31. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-010-0769-z

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Zaman, M. University course timetabling using a hybrid harmony search metaheuristic algorithm (2012) IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews, 42 (5), pp. 664-681. DOI: 10.1109/TSMCC.2011.2174356

Al-Betar, M.A., Doush, I.A., Khader, A.T., Awadallah, M.A. Novel selection schemes for harmony search (2012) Applied Mathematics and Computation, 218 (10), pp. 6095-6117. DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2011.11.095

Abual-Rub, M.S., Al-Betar, M.A., Abdullah, R., Khader, A.T. A hybrid harmony search algorithm for ab initio protein tertiary structure prediction (2012) Network Modeling and Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, 1 (3), pp. 69-85. DOI: 10.1007/s13721-012-0013-7

2011

Joshua Thomas, J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B. A practical rough sets analysis in real-world examination timetabling problem instances (2011) Communications in Computer and Information Science, 157 CCIS, pp. 21-30. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22786-8_3

Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Bolaji, A.L. Nurse rostering using modified harmony search algorithm (2011) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7077 LNCS (PART 2), pp. 27-37. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27242-4_4

Alia, O.M., Al-Betar, M.A., Mandava, R., Khader, A.T. Data clustering using harmony search algorithm (2011) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7077 LNCS (PART 2), pp. 79-88. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27242-4_10

Thomas, J.J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B. A parallel coordinates visualization for the uncapaciated examination timetabling problem (2011) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7066 LNCS (PART 1), pp. 87-98. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-25191-7_10

Abdullah, R., Khader, A.T., Venkat, I., Wong, L.-P. Preface (2011) Proceedings - 2011 6th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Applications, BIC-TA 2011, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/BIC-TA.2011.60

Awadallah, M.A., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A., Bolaji, A.L. Nurse scheduling using Harmony Search (2011) Proceedings - 2011 6th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Applications, BIC-TA 2011, , pp. 58-63. DOI: 10.1109/BIC-TA.2011.75

Venkat, I., Khader, A.T., Subramanian, K.G., De Wilde, P. Psychophysically ispired Bayesian occlusion model to recognize occluded faces (2011) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 6854 LNCS (PART 1), pp. 420-426. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23672-3_51

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T. A parameter-less genetic algorithm with customized crossover and mutation operators (2011) Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO'11, , pp. 901-908. DOI: 10.1145/2001576.2001700

Pin, S.C., Haron, F., Sarmady, S., Talib, A.Z., Khader, A.T. Applying TRIZ principles in crowd management (2011) Safety Science, 49 (2), pp. 286-291. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2010.09.002

2010

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T. Parameters suitability for changing the search behavior in adaptive GA (2010) 2010 International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems, ICIAS 2010, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/ICIAS.2010.5716241

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Thomas, J.J. A combination of metaheuristic components based on harmony search for the uncapacitated examination timetabling (2010) PATAT 2010 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, , pp. 57-80. DOI:

Thomas, J.J., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M., Belaton, B. The perception of interaction on the university examination timetabling problem (2010) PATAT 2010 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, , pp. 392-416. DOI:

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T. Managing search in a partitioned search space in GA (2010) 2010 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, CIS 2010, , pp. 114-119. DOI: 10.1109/ICCIS.2010.5518570

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Nadi, F. Selection mechanisms in memory consideration for examination timetabling with harmony search (2010) Proceedings of the 12th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO '10, , pp. 1203-1210. DOI: 10.1145/1830483.1830702

Nadi, F., Khader, A.T., Al-Betar, M.A. Adaptive genetic algorithm using harmony search (2010) Proceedings of the 12th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO '10, , pp. 819-820. DOI: 10.1145/1830483.1830628

Al-Eraqi, A.S., Mustafa, A., Khader, A.T. An extended DEA windows analysis: Middle East and East African seaports (2010) Journal of Economic Studies, 37 (2), pp. 208-218. DOI: 10.1108/01443581011043591

Mohsen, A.M., Khader, A.T., Ramachandram, D. An optimization algorithm based on harmony search for RNA secondary structure prediction (2010) Studies in Computational Intelligence, 270, pp. 163-174. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04317-8_14

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Liao, I.Y. A harmony search with multi-pitch adjusting rate for the university course Timetabling (2010) Studies in Computational Intelligence, 270, pp. 147-161. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04317-8_13

2009

Al-Madi, N.A., Khader, A.T. A genetic algorithm that simulates social behaviour (2009) International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, 1 (4-Mar), pp. 228-235. DOI: 10.1504/IJITST.2009.023906

Mohsen, A.M., Khader, A.T., Ramachandram, D. Comparison of HSRNAFold and RNAFold algorithms for RNA secondary structure prediction (2009) IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/TENCON.2009.5395933

Mohsen, A.M., Khader, A.T., Ghallab, A. The effect of using different thermodynamic models with harmony search algorithm in the accuracy of RNA secondary structure prediction (2009) SoCPaR 2009 - Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition, , pp. 505-510. DOI: 10.1109/SoCPaR.2009.102

Joshua Thomas, J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B. Visualization techniques on the examination timetabling pre-processing data (2009) Proceedings of the 2009 6th International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization: New Advances and Trends, CGIV2009, , pp. 454-458. DOI: 10.1109/CGIV.2009.23

Mohsen, A.M., Khader, A.T., Ramachandram, D., Ghallab, A. Predicting the minimum free energy RNA secondary structures using harmony search algorithm (2009) World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 32, pp. 923-929. DOI:

Thomas, J.J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B. Visualization of preprocess data in the examination timetabling problem (2009) 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE 2009, 3, pp. 264-268. DOI: 10.1109/CSIE.2009.920

2008

Chandrakaisan, S.D., Khader, A.T. The decomposition concept in handling the space allocation problem (2008) Proceedings - International Symposium on Information Technology 2008, ITSim, 4, pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/ITSIM.2008.4632019

Mohsen, A.M., Khader, A.T., Ramachandram, D. HSRNAFold: A harmony search algorithm for RNA secondary structure prediction based on minimum free energy (2008) 2008 International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, IIT 2008, , pp. 11-15. DOI: 10.1109/INNOVATIONS.2008.4781694

Sallim, J., Abdullah, R., Khader, A.T. Ant colony optimization for optimal path finding in protein interaction network (2008) 2008 1st International Conference on Distributed Frameworks and Application, DFmA 2008, , pp. 41-44. DOI: 10.1109/ICDFMA.2008.4784412

Sulaiman, S., Ismail, A., Khader, A.T., Sabudin, M., Sulaiman, S. A classification and visualization approach for knowledge management of a special interest group (2008) Proceedings of the 4th IASTED International Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Technology, ACST 2008, , pp. 31-36. DOI:

Sallim, J., Abdullah, R., Khader, A.T. ACOPIN: An ACO algorithm with TSP approach for clustering proteins from protein interaction network (2008) Proceedings - EMS 2008, European Modelling Symposium, 2nd UKSim European Symposium on Computer Modelling and Simulation, , pp. 203-208. DOI: 10.1109/EMS.2008.94

Thomas, J.J., Khader, A.T., Belaton, B. A visual analytics framework for the examination timetabling problem (2008) Proceedings - Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualisation, Modern Techniques and Applications, CGIV, , pp. 305-310. DOI: 10.1109/CGIV.2008.16

Sallim, J., Abdullah, R., Khader, A.T. Data pre-processing methodology for computational experiment in analyzing protein interaction networks (2008) Proceedings - 2nd Asia International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, AMS 2008, , pp. 843-848. DOI: 10.1109/AMS.2008.91

Al-Madi, N.A., Khader, A.T. The traveling salesman problem as a benchmark test for a social-based genetic algorithm (2008) Journal of Computer Science, 4 (10), pp. 871-876. DOI: 10.3844/jcssp.2008.871.876

Al-Betar, M.A., Khader, A.T., Gani, T.A. A harmony search algorithm for university course timetabling (2008) 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, PATAT 2008, , pp. -. DOI:

Gani, T.A., Khader, A.T., Budiarto, R., Al-Betar, M.A. Assessing examination timetabling problems using fuzzy Pareto optimality (2008) 7th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, PATAT 2008, , pp. -. DOI:

Al-Eraqi, A.S., Mustafa, A., Khader, A.T., Barros, C.P. Efficiency of middle eastern and East African seaports: Application of DEA using window analysis (2008) European Journal of Scientific Research, 23 (4), pp. 597-612. DOI:

2006

Malim, M.R., Khader, A.T., Mustafa, A. An immune-based approach to university course timetabling: Immune network algorithm (2006) 2006 International Conference on Computing and Informatics, ICOCI '06, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/ICOCI.2006.5276571

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