Technical Reports:

Aqsa Malik, Jawad Ahmed, M. Usman Ilyas "Scalable Deployment of OpenStack (Juno) on Ubuntu VMs Hosted on Microsoft Azure", ANDASH Report, 2015. [pdf]

Uzzam Javed, Azeem Iqbal, "Enabling OpenFlow v1.0 on Mikrotik RouterBoard 750GL: A Tutorial", ANDASH Report, 2014. [pdf]

Saad Saleh, "Writing First IEEE document in LATEX", IEEE event at School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Feb. 2014. [Event Details] [LATEX Tutorial Package]

Saad Saleh, "Correlation implies Causation?", Guest Lecture at School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Nov. 2013. [ppt]

Publications:

2017

Mahreen Gillani, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, Saad Saleh, Jalal S. Alowibdi, Naif Aljohani, "Post Summarization of Microblogs of Sporting Events", Published in 26th International World Wide Web (WWW) Conference, Perth, Australia, 2017.

Uzzam Javed, Azeem Iqbal, Saad Saleh, Syed Ali Haider, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, "A Stochastic Model for Transit Latency in OpenFlow SDNs", Published in Elsevier Computer Networks, 2017. (Impact Factor: 1.446)

Aqsa Malik, Jawad Ahmed, Junaid Qadir, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, "A Measurement Study of Open Source SDN Layers in OpenStack under Network Perturbation", Published in Elsevier Computer Networks, 2017. (Impact Factor: 1.446)

2016

Azeem Iqbal, Uzzam Javed, Saad Saleh, JongWon Kim, Jalal S. Alowibdi, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, "Analytical Modeling of End-to-End Delay in OpenFlow Based Networks", Published in IEEE Access, 2016. (Impact Factor: 1.270)

Faria Kalim, Jaehoon (Paul) Jeong, and Muhammad U. Ilyas, "CRATER: A Crowd Sensing Application To Estimate Road Conditions", Published in IEEE Access, 2016. (Impact Factor: 1.270)

Haroon Raja, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, Saad Saleh, Alex X. Liu, Hayder Radha, "Detecting National Political Unrest on Twitter", Published in the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'16), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-27 May, 2016.

Afroze Baqapuri, Saad Saleh, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, Muhammad Murtaza Khan, Ali Qamar, "Sentiment Classification of Tweets using Hierarchical Classification", Published in the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'16), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-27 May, 2016.

Aris Cahyadi Risdianto, Phyo May Thet, Azeem Iqbal, Nurul Ainaa Muhamad Shaari, Hari Krishna Atluri, Galih Nugraha Nurkahfi, Apichart Wantamanee, Rifqy Hakimi, Uzzam Javed, Muneeb Ahmad, Chaodit Aswakul, Muhammad Usman Ilyas, Teck Chaw Ling, Arumugam Paventhan, Eueung Mulyana, JongWon Kim, "Deploying and Evaluating OF@ TEIN Access Center and Its Feasibility for Access Federation", Published in the proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network, August 2016.

S. Amin, S. Ashraf, M. S. Faisal, M. S. Omar, S. A. R. Naqvi, S. A. Hassan, M. U. Ilyas, "Implementation and Evaluation of a Cooperative MAC Protocol for Smart Data Acquisition", Published in IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), Nanjing, China, May, 2016.

2015

Saad Saleh, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Khawar Khurshid, Alex X. Liu and Hayder Radha, "IM Session Identification by Outlier Detection in Cross-correlation Functions", Published in the 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, 18 - 20 Mar, 2015. [PDF]

Aris Cahyadi Risdianto, Namgon Lucas Kim, Junsik Shin, Jeongju Bae, Muhammad Usman, Teck Chaw Ling, Phyo May Thet, Parichat Panwaree, Chaodit Aswakul, Nguyen Huu Thanh, Azeem Iqbal, Uzzam Javed, Muhammad Usman Ilyas and Jongwon Kim, "A Community Efforts towards Open/Shared SDN-Cloud Virtual Playground", Accepted in the 40th APAN Network Research Workshop (NRW'15), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 10-14 August 2015.

2014

Saad Saleh, Mamoon Raja, Muhammad Shahnawaz, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Khawar Khurshid, M. Zubair Shafiq, Alex X. Liu, Hayder Radha and Shirish S. Karande, "Breaching IM Session Privacy Using Causality", Published in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Austin, TX, USA, 8 - 12 Dec, 2014. [PDF]

A. Jalwana, M. M. Khan, M.U. Ilyas, "Automatic Identification of CAPTCHA Schemes", Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC'14), Las Vegas, NV, United States, Dec, 2014.

Irfan Bukhari, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Mamoon Raja, Saad Saleh, Muhammad M. Khan, Ali Qamar, Muhammad Shafiq, Alex Liu, Hayder Radha, "Predicting New Collaborations in Academic Citation Networks of IEEE and ACM Conferences", Published in ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom - Stanford), CA, USA, 27 - 31 May, 2014. (Acceptance Rate = 11.9%)[PDF]

2013

Muhammad U. Ilyas, M.Z. Shafiq, A.X. Liu, H. Radha, "Who are You Talking to? Breaching Privacy in Encrypted IM Networks", Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'13), pp. , Oct, 2013, Goettingen Germany.

M.S. Inayat, I. Delawer, M. Junaid, Muhammad U. Ilyas, H. K. Qureshi and Z. Shah, "Evaluating Spectrum Occupancy in Islamabad Using Long-range Ultra-wideband Spectrum Sensors", Proceedings of the IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference 2013 “Fall“ (VTC'13-Fall) Workshop on Wideband Mobile Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks, Sep, 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, M. Z. Shafiq, A. X. Liu and H. Radha, "A Distributed and Privacy Preserving Algorithm for Identifying Information Hubs in Social Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) - 2013 Special Issue on Emerging Technologies in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 1-13, Aug, 2013.

M.Z. Shafiq, Muhammad U. Ilyas, A. X. Liu and H. Radha, "Identifying Leaders and Followers in Online Social Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) - 2013 Special Issue on Emerging Technologies in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 1-13, Aug, 2013.

Mehwish Nasim, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Aimal Tariq and Nazish Nasim, "On Commenting Behavior of Facebook Users", Proceedings of the 24th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext'13), pp. 179-183, May, 2013, Paris France.

Alveena Anjum and Muhammad U. Ilyas, "Activity Recognition Using Smartphone Sensors", Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communication and Networking Conference (CCNC'13) - 1st Workshop on People Centric Sensing and Communication (PCSC), pp. , Jan, 2013, Las Vegas, NV United States.

2012

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder, "A Dynamic Programming Approach to Maximize a Statistical Measure of Lifetime of Sensor Networks," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (ACM ToSN), Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. - , May 2012. [Impact Factor: 1.9]

2011

Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and Hayder Radha, "On Enabling Cooperative Communication and Diversity Combination in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Using Off-the-shelf Sensor Motes," ACM/Springer Wireless Networks (WiNet), Vol. 17, Number 5, pp. 1173-1189, June 12, 2011. [Impact Factor: 1.088]

Sohraab Soltani, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "An Energy Efficient Link Layer Protocol For Power-Constrained Wireless Networks," 20th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'11), Maui, Hawaii, July 31 - August 4, 2011.

Muhammad U. Ilyas and Hayder Radha, "Identifying Influential Nodes in Online Social Networks Using Principal Component Centrality," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'11), Kyoto, Japan, June 5-9, 2011.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, M. Zubair Shafiq, Alex X. Liu, and Hayder Radha, "A Distributed and Privacy-Preserving Algorithm for Identifying Information Hubs in Social Networks," Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'11), Shanghai, China, April 10 - 15, 2011.

2010

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "A KLT-inspired Node Centrality for Identifying Influential Neighborhoods in Graphs," Proceedings of the 44th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS'10), Princeton, NJ, United States, March 17 - 19, 2010.

2009

Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and Hayder Radha, "Reducing Packet Losses in Networks of Commodity IEEE 802.15.4 Sensor Motes Using Cooperative Communication and Diversity Combination," Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'09), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 19 - 25, 2009.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Estimating and Predicting the Packet-level Bit Error Rate Process in IEEE 802.15.4 LR-WPANs Using Hidden Markov Models," Proceedings of the 43rd Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS'09), Baltimore, MD, United States, March 18 - 20, 2009.

2008

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "On Measuring Memory Length of the Error Rate Process in Wireless Channels" Proceedings of the 42nd Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'08), Princeton, NJ, United States, March 19 - 21, 2008.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Measuring Packet-level Memory Length of 802.15.4 Wireless Channels with Relative Mutual Information," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'08), Beijing, China, May 19 - 23, 2008.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Long Range Dependence of IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Channels," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'08), Beijing, China, May 19 - 23, 2008.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "A Channel Model for the Bit Error Rate Process in 802.15.4 LR-WPAN Wireless Channels," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'08), Beijing, China, May 19 - 23, 2008.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Measurement Based Analysis and Modeling of the Error Process in IEEE 802.15.4 LR-WPANs," Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'08), Phoenix, AZ, United States, April 15 - 17, 2008.

2007

Syed A. Khayam, Shirish Karande, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Header Detection to Improve Multimedia Quality Over Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 377-385 , February 2007. [Impact Factor: 2.288]

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Bounding A Statistical Measure Of Network Lifetime For Wireless Sensor Networks," Proceedings of the 41st Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'07), Baltimore, MD, United States, March 14 - 16, 2007.

Shirish Karande, Kiran Misra, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Hayder Radha, "Adaptive Network Coding With Noisy Packets," Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'07), Baltimore, MD, United States, March 14 - 16, 2007.

2006

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "End-to-End Channel Capacity of a Wireless Sensor Network Under Reachback," Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'06), Princeton, NJ, United States, March 22 - 24, 2006.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Increasing Network Lifetime Of An IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Network By Energy Efficient Routing," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'06), Istanbul, Turkey, June 11-15, 2006.

Syed A. Khayam, Shirish Karande, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Improving Wireless Multimedia Quality using Header Detection with Priors," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'06), Istanbul, Turkey, June 11-15, 2006.

2005

Syed A. Khayam, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Klaus Poersch, Shirish Karande, and Hayder Radha, "A Statistical Receiver-based Approach for Improved Throughput of Multimedia Communications over Wireless LANs," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'05), Seoul, South Korea, May 16-20, 2005.

Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "The Influence Mobility Model: A Novel Hierarchical Mobility Modeling Framework," Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'05), New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2005.

PATENTS

Principal Component Centrality: A KLT-inspired Transform for Identifying Influential Neighborhoods in Social Network Graphs, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, Patent TEC2010-0081, issued Dec 20, 2009

A Fast Method to Maximize a Statistical Measure of Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Dynamic Programming, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, Patent TEC2010-0014, issued Jul 09, 2008

A Software Based Approach for Enabling Cooperative Communication and Diversity Combining in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Using Off-the-shelf Sensor Motes, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and Hayder Radha, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and Hayder Radha, Patent TEC2010-0008, issued Jul 09, 2008