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Mohammad Owrang Ojaboni

Professor
Department of Computer Science

  • M. Mehdi Owrang O. is currently a professor of Computer Science in the department of Computer Science at American University in Washington, DC. Dr. Owrang has received his M.S. and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Oklahoma in 1980 and 1986, respectively. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 papers in computer journals and conferences, and book chapters. His current research interests include automatic knowledge acquisitions, database modeling, intelligent databases, and knowledge discovery in databases, optimization and validation in knowledge discovery. Dr. Owrang has been a member of and technical session chairs of over 30 national and International conferences sponsored by ACM, IEEE, ISMM, ISCA, and IRMA. He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, and a Senior Member of the ISCA. Dr. Owrang is also the Associate Editor of the Software and Information Engineering of the ISCA Journal.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Computer Science, University of Oklahoma
    MA, Computer Science, University of Oklahoma
    BA, Economics, College of Economics and Social Science
  • Languages Spoken:

    Farsi
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

  • Fall 2014

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

  • His current research includes database design, data mining; data mining on multi-relations databases and medical data mining.

Professional Presentations

  • Applying Data Mining Techniques on Medical Databases, 2008 International Conference on Information Resources Management, Conf-IRM2008, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 18-20, 2008.
  • Knowledge Discovery on Multiple Relational Distributed Databases”, Proceedings of the ISCA 19th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2006), Nov. 13-15, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Processing Multiple Relations in the Knowledge Discovery Process”, ISCA 20th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA 2005) , New Orleans, Louisiana, March 16-18, 2005.

Selected Publications

  • Challenges in Data Mining on Medical Databases, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition, Information Resource Management Association, IGI Global, 2009.
  • Applying Data Mining Techniques on Medical Databases, Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Information Resources Management, Conf-IRM2008, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 18-20, 2008.
  • Discovering Quality Knowledge from Relational Database, Information Quality Management: Theory and Application, Edited by Latif Al-Hakim, Idea Group Inc, Chapter 3, pages 51-70, 2007.
  • Discovering Implicit Knowledge from Data Warehouses”, Encyclopedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management, Edited by Elayne Coakes and Steve Clarke, IDEA Group Reference, PP 131-137, 2006.
  • Knowledge Discovery on Multiple Relational Distributed Databases”, Proceedings of the ISCA 19th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2006), Nov. 13-15, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Work In Progress

  • Knowledge Discovery from Multiple Databases.
  • Application of Data Mining for Breast Cancer Survivability.