Programming & others
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Systems University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Field of Research; Computer Science (Educational Data Mining)
Thesis- work in progress.
M.Sc, University of Staffordshire, UK
Majors: Computer Science
Dissertation Title: A Framework for mining the top call drivers as experienced in technical contact centers Published paper
B.Sc, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Dutt, A., Ismail, MA., Herawan, T. (2017), A Systematic Review on Educational Data Mining. IEEE Access.
Sardareh, S. A., Aghabozorgi, S., & Dutt, A. (2015). Applying Clustering Approach to Analyze Reflective Dialogues and Students’ Problem Solving Ability. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 8(11).
Dutt, A., Aghabozorgi, S., Maizatul, A.B.I., Mahroeian, H. (2014). Clustering Algorithms Applied in Educational Data Mining. International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering (IJIEE), 5(2).
Dutt, A., Aghabozorgi. (2014). A Framework for mining top call drivers as experienced in technical contact centres to facilitate self help portals. 6th International Conference on Education and Information Management (ICEIM-2014), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Aghabozorgi, S., Mahroeian, H., Dutt, A., Wah, T.Y., Herawan, T.. (2014). An Approachable Analytical Study on Big Educational Data Mining. In: Murgante, B., Misra, S., Rocha, A.M.A.C., Torre, C., Rocha, J.G., Falcão, M.I., Taniar, D., Apduhan, B.O., Gervasi, O. Computational Science and Its Applications (ICSSA). Springer International Publishing. 721-737.
Sardareh, S. A., Aghabozorgi, S., & Dutt, A. (2014). Reflective Dialogues and Students’ Problem Solving Ability Analysis Using Clustering. Paper presented at the The 3rd International Conference on Computer Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (ICCEMS 2014), Langkawi, Malaysia.
I serve as a reviewer to several international journals. Peer-review is a voluntary service and one is not paid for it.
Active reviewer for the following journals
- IEEE Access Journal (ISSN: 2169-3536) - ISI indexed
IEEE Access is an Open Access journal. It is a Q1 (JCR year 2016) journal in Computer Science with an impact factor of 2.95. It is published by IEEE, USA.
- IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Journal (ISSN: 1939-1382) - ISI indexed
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies is a Q2 (JCR year 2016) journal in Computer Science and Interdisciplinary Applications with an impact factor of 2.083. It is published by IEEE Computer Society from California, USA. It publishes 4 issues/year
- Kybernetes Journal (ISSN: 0368-492X) - ISI indexed
Kybernetes is a Q4 (JCR year 2016) journal in Computer Science and Cybernetics with an impact factor of 0.811. It is published by Emerald group at Yorkshire, England and publishes 10 issues/year. Review speed (1st Decision): 6 weeks
- International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE) Journal (ISSN: 2088-8708) - Scopus indexed
IJECE is published by the Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science (IAES) with an impact factor of 0.99 and Q2 in Computer Science. Review speed (1st Decision): 8 weeks
- International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education Journal (ISSN: 2365-9440) - Scopus indexed
ETHE is associated with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and published by Springer Nature. It has an impact factor of 1.33 in Scopus. Subject area: Education, Computer Science Applications. Review speed (1st Decision): 21 days, Acceptance to Publication: 28 days
- Research in Learning Technology Journal (ISSN: 2156-7069) - Scopus Indexed
Published by the Association for Learning Technology. There is no publication fees. Link
Past/Inactive reviewer for the following journals
IETE Journal of Research Journal (ISSN: 0377-2063) - ISI indexed is a bimonthly journal published by the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India. It publishes 6 issues/year.
Soft Computing Journal (ISSN: 1432-7643) - ISI indexed is dedicated to system solutions based on soft computing techniques. It is published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Research Data Scientist (May 2016 till present)
Data Analyst (Jun 2015 April 2016)
Graduate Research Assistant (Jun 2014 Jun 2015)
Technical Consultant Level 2 (Dec 2009 until Feb 2011)
Technical Consultant Level 1 (July 2006 until Dec 2009)
Project Assistant (April 2004 until Sept 2006)
- R, SQL
- Python 3
Project: Predicting employment related factors in Malaysia- A regression analysis approach
Project duration: February 2017
Objective: Determine the factors which contribute to accurately predicting unemployment rate from historical statistical data on labour force data in Malaysia.
Deliverable: Used the labor force data from the Department of Statistics, Malaysia and performed exploratory, inferential and predictive data analysis. The findings are listed on my research blog and the R code is listed on GitHub.
Project: Predicting rubber plantation yield- A regression analysis approach
Project duration: February 2017
Objective: Determine the factors which contribute to accurately predicting high rubber yield per kg based on historical rubber plantation data.
Project: House price prediction using advanced regression techniques
Project duration: September-November 2016
Objective: Analyze the dataset to improve upon feature engineering and advanced regression algorithms like random forests, gradient boosting with xgboost
Project: Exploratory data analysis of the GapMinder dataset
Project duration: February 2016
Objective: Analyze the dataset to determine the causes of breast cancer in women.