Syed Abbas Ali


Assistant Professor

SAbbas
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (Automatic Speech Recognition & Machine Learning)
  • M.Engg.(Communications)
  • BE (Computer Systems)

  • saaj@neduet.edu.pk



Dr. Syed Abbas Ali received his PhD from Department of Computer Science & Information Technology N.E.D University. He has graduated from Department of Computer Systems Engineering and has completed his Masters in Electrical Engineering with major in "Communications" in 1999 and 2002 respectively.

Teaching Experience

  • Aug 2015 to Till Date Assistant Professor, Department of Computer & Information Systems Engineering, N.E.D University of Engg & Technology

  • June 2010 to July 2015 Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science & Information Technology, N.E.D University of Engg & Technology

  • May 2005-June 2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer & Information Systems Engineering, N.E.D University of Engg & Technology

  • Oct 2000-May 2005 Lecturer, Department of Computer & Information Systems Engineering, N.E.D University of Engg & Technology.


Research Interests/Activities

His research interests include but are not limited to:


  • Automatic Speech Recognition

  • Speech Emotion Recognition

  • Machine Learning

  • Computational Intelligence

  • Pattern Recognition

  • Opinion Mining

Awards & Honors

  • Session secretary the 31st All Pakistan IEEEP Student Seminar, NUST-PNEC, Karachi, February 27, 2016.

  • He has been involved actively in developing the speech recognizer in the regional languages of Pakistan. He is working on different proposals and projects related to speech emotion recognition and robust speech recognition

  • Member of Editorial Team “SM journal of Engineering Sciences” (SMJES).SM Online Scientific Resources LLC, USA.

    Publications

  • M. J. Affendi, and S. A. Ali, “Click through Rate Prediction for Contextual Advertisement Using Linear Regression”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security. Vol. 14, No. 11, pp.739-746, November 2016.

  • S. A. Ali, M. A. Siddique, N.G.Haider, and D. Rehman, “Evaluating the Performance of Learning Classifiers and Effect of Emotions and Spectral Features on Speech Utterances”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security. Vol. 14, No. 10, pp. 406-412, October 2016.

  • A.Shabbir, H.R.Khan, S. A. Ali, and S. Rizvi, “A Stochastic Geometrical Approach for Performance Analysis of Heterogeneous Cellular Network”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security. Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 467-475, August 2016.

  • R.Asif , N.G.Haider, and S. A. Ali, “Prediction of Undergraduate Student’s Performance using Data Mining Methods”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security. Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 374-380, May 2016

  • S. A. Ali, M. D. Noor, M. A. Javed, M. M. Aslam, O. A .Khan, and N. S. Zubair, “Salience Analysis of NEWS Corpus using Heuristic Approach in Urdu Language”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security. Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 28-36, April 2016

  • S.A. Ali, M. A. Siddique and D. Rehman, “A Study of the Effect of Emotions and Software on Prosodic Features on Spoken Utterances in Urdu Language”, I.J. Image, Graphics and Signal Processing. Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 46-53, April 2016.

  • S.A. Ali, R.Asif, M.A.Siddique and D. Rehman “Performance Evaluation of Loss Functions for Margin Based Robust Speech Recognition,” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications. Vol.7, No.2, pp. 353-361, February 2016

  • S.A. Ali, A.Jaffer, A.J. Syed and K. Khanzada “Performance Evaluation of Sigmoid loss for Functional and Geometric Margin Based MCE in Robust Speech Recognition,” International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security. Vol.14, No.2, pp. 19-24, February 2016

  • M. A. Siddique and S.A. Ali. “A Study on the Hourly Behavior of Key Performance Indicators of Global System for Mobile Communications”, Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences. Vol.6, No.3, pp.169-173, 2015.

  • S.A. Ali, A. Khan and N. Bashir, “Analyzing the Impact of Prosodic Feature (Pitch) on Learning Classifiers for Speech Emotion Corpus”, I.J. Information Technology and Computer Science. Vol. 7, No.2, pp. 54-59, January 2015

  • S.A. Ali, A. Siddiqui, T. Fatima and J. Barkat., "Comparative Analysis of Melodic Pattern Matching Techniques for Performance Evaluation of Singer", In Proc.17th IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2014), Bahria University Karachi, Pakistan. December 08-10, 2014

  • S.A. Ali, B. Ashraf, A.Owais and S. Saffuddin., “Speech Recognizer for Regional Languages of Pakistan”, In Proc.1st International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE). IEEE Xplore Digital Library, NUST, Islamabad. April 22-24, 2014.

  • S.A. Ali, and N.G.Haider., “Comparative Analysis of Margin Based Estimation Loss Functions for Robust Speech Recognition”, In Proc. 12th International Conference on Statistical Sciences (ISOSS), jointly organized by Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) and Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences , Karachi. March 24-26, 2014.

  • M. A. Siddique, H. Kamal and S.A. Ali., “Securing Storage as a Service Model of Cloud Computing using Client Authentication in Virtualized Environment”, In Proc. International Conference on Engineering and Emerging Technologies (ICEET), Superior University Lahore, Pakistan. March 20-21, 2014

  • S.A. Ali and N.G.Haider. “Margin Based Learning Framework with Geometric Margin Minimum Classification Error for Robust Speech Recognition,” International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), Volume 11, No 1, pp. 39-48, 2013.

  • S.A. Ali, S Zehra., et.al. “Performance Evaluation of Learning Classifiers for Speech Emotions Corpus using Combinations of Prosodic Features,” International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA) 76(2):35-43, published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA, August 2013.

  • A. Ali., et.al. “Performance Analysis of Learning Classifiers for Spoken Digit under Noisy Conditions”, Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 286-289, March 2013.

  • S.A. Ali. and N.G.Haider., "Performance Evaluation of Learning Classifiers for Isolated Digit Under Adverse Conditions", In Proc. of 28th IEEE Multi–topic international symposium 2013, Karachi, Pakistan. March 20-21, 2013.

  • S.A. Ali., S Zehra., et.al. “Development and Analysis of Speech Emotion Corpus Using Prosodic Features for Cross Linguistic”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 4, Issue 1, January 2013.

  • S.A. Ali. and M.F.Ahmed., “Spectral Flatness Based VAD for Speech Enhancement”, In Proc. of 2nd International Research Conference on Management, Social Sciences, Economics and Computing, SZABIST, Karachi. December 14-15, 2012

  • S.A. Ali, N.G.Haider and M.K.Pathan., “Margin Based Learning: A Framework for Acoustic Model Parameter Estimation”, I.J. Intelligent Systems and Applications, Vol. 2, No.12, pp. 26-31, November 2012.

  • S.A. Ali, N.G.Haider and M.K.Pathan., “A taxonomy-oriented overview of noise compensation techniques for speech recognition”, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 7, pp. 825-833, July 2012.

  • S.A. Ali, N.G.Haider and M.K.Pathan., “A LPC-PEV Based VAD for Word Boundary Detection”, International Journal of Electrical & Computer Sciences IJECS-IJENS Vol. 12, No.02, pp. 14-22, April 2012.

  • E. Khan., S. Meraj. and S.A. Ali., "A Novel Modulation Based Solution for Adaptive Jamming Technology", In Proc. of 27th IEEE Multi–topic international symposium 2012, Karachi, Pakistan. March 14-15, 2012

  • S.A. Ali, N.G.Haider and M.K.Pathan., “A Novel LPC-PEV Based Algorithm for Feature Extraction”, In Proc. of Science Technology Press (STP). International Conference of Computer Application and Education Technology, pp.114-116, Beijing, China. December 3-4, 2011.

  • Khan E., Meraj S. and S.A. Ali., “A Theoretical Framework for Modulation Based Adaptive Jamming Technology”, Journal of Information & Communication Technology (JICT), Vol.5, No.2, pp. 74-79, fall 2011.

  • F. Ali., S.A. Ali. and S.F. Hasan., “Cloud Computing for Network Management in the Challenged Environment”, Sindh University Research Journal (SURJ), Vol.43, 1-A, June 2011.