Data Science Concepts and Techniques with Applications (Paperback)
Dr Usman Qamar has over 15 years of experience in data engineering and decision sciences both in academia and industry. He has a Masters in Computer Systems Design from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK. His MPhil in Computer Systems was a joint degree between UMIST and University of Manchester which focused on feature selection in big data. In 2008 he was awarded PhD from University of Manchester, UK. His Post PhD work at University of Manchester, involved various research projects including hybrid mechanisms for statistical disclosure (feature selection merged with outlier analysis) for Office of National Statistics (ONS), London, UK, churn prediction for Vodafone UK and customer profile analysis for shopping with the University of Ghent, Belgium. He is currently Associate Professor of Data Engineering at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. He has authored over 200 peer reviewed publications which includes 3 books published by Springer & Co. He is on the Editorial Board of many journals including Applied Soft Computing, Neural Computing and Applications, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Array. He has successfully supervised 5 PhD students and over 100 master students.Dr. Muhammad Summair Raza has been affiliated with the Virtual University of Pakistan for more than 8 years and has taught a number of subjects to graduate-level students. He has authored several articles in quality journals and is currently working in the field of data analysis, big data with a focus on rough sets.