TRU_2HL

Dr. Faheem Ahmed, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Full Professor & Chair, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

 

 

Research Publications in Journal

  1. Ahmed F.; Zia, M.; Hassan, M.; Alkobaisi, S.; (2017) Open Source Computer Game Application: An Empirical Analysis of Quality Concerns, Entertainment Computing, Elsevier Science, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 1.615)

  2. Capretz L.F.; Ahmed F.; Da Silva, F.Q.B.; (2017) Soft Sides of Software, Information and Software Technology, Elsevier Science, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 2.694)

  3. Aleem S.; Capretz L.F.; Ahmed F. (2017) A Consumer's Perspective on Digital Games, , IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, IEEE Press, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 1.153)

  4. Aleem S.; Capretz L.F.; Ahmed F. (2016) Critical Success Factors to Improve the Game Development Process from a Developer's Perspective, J. Computer Sci. Technology,, Springer, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 0.475)

  5. Aleem S.; Capretz L.F.; Ahmed F. (2016) Game Development Software Engineering Process Life Cycle: A Systematic Review, J. Software Eng. R&D, Springer, Accepted.

  6. Aleem S.; Capretz L.F.; Ahmed F. (2016) A Digital Game Maturity Model (DGMM), Entertainment Computing, Elsevier Science, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 1.615)

  7. Dilpazir, H.; Zia, M.; Qurrat-ul-Ain, M.; Ahmed, F.; Malik, H.; Hassan, M.; (2016) Multivariate Mutual Information for Audio Video Fusion , Signal, Image and Video Processing, Springer, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 1.430)

  8. Aleem S.; Capretz L.F.; Ahmed F. (2015) Empirical Investigation of Key Business Factors for Digital Game Performance, Entertainment Computing, Elsevier Science, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 1.615)

  9. Beg, A.; Awwad, F.; Ibrahim, W.; Ahmed, F. (2015) On the Reliability Estimation of Nano-Circuits using Neural Networks, Microprocessors and Microsystems, Elsevier Science, Accepted. (Impact Factor = 0.512)

  10. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Sandhu, M.A.; Raza, A. (2014) An Analysis of Risks Faced by IT Offshore Outsourcing Service Providers, IET Software, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 279-284 . (Impact Factor = 0.671).

  11. Bouktif, S.; Sahraoui, H.; Ahmed, F. (2014) Predicting Stability of Open Source Software Systems Using Combination of Bayesian Classifiers, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Vol. 5, No. 1.

  12. Khalil, I.M.; Khreishah, A.; Ahmed, F.; Shuaib, K. (2014) Dependable Wireless Sensor Networks for Reliable and Secure Humanitarian Relief Applications, Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier Science, Vol. 13, No. 94-106. (Impact Factor = 2.110)

  13. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Bouktif, S.; Campbell, P. (2013) Soft Skills and Software Development: A reflection from Software Industry, International Journal of Information Processing and Management. AICIT, Vol. 4, No. 3, 171- 191.

  14. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Campbell, P. (2012) Evaluating the Demands for Soft Skills in Software Development, IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 1, Issue. 1, pp. 44-49. (Impact Factor = 1.17)

  15. Raza, A.; Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2012) Usability Bugs in Open Source Software and Online Forums, IET Software, In Press, (Impact Factor = 0.671).

  16. Raza, A.; Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2012) An Open Source Usability Maturity Model (OS-UMM), Computers in Human Behavior, Elsevier Science, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 1109-1121. (Impact Factor = 1.865).

  17. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Bouktif, S.; Campbell, P. (2012) Soft Skills Requirements in Software Development Jobs: A Cross Cultural Empirical Study, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Emerald, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 58-81.  

  18. Ahmed, F. (2012) Software Requirements Engineer: An Empirical Study about Non-Technical Skills, Journal of Software, Academy Publisher, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. 389-397.

  19. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.  (2011) An Architecture Process Maturity Model of Software Product Line Engineering, Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering: A NASA Journal, Springer, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 191-207.

  20. Campbell, P.; Ahmed, F. (2011) An Assessment of Mobile OS-Centric Ecosystems, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 50-62.

  21. Ahmed, F.; Zualkernan, I.A.  (2011) A Software Product Line Methodology for Development of E-Learning System, International Journal of Computer Science & Emerging Technologies, Vol. 2, No. 2  pp. 285-295. 

  22. Raza, A.; Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2011) Users' Perception of Open Source Usability: An Empirical Study, Engineering with Computers, Springer, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 109-121.(Impact Factor = 0.625)

  23. Raza, A.; Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2011) An Empirical Study of Open Source Software Usability: The Industrial Perspective, International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-16.

  24. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2010) A Business Maturity Model of Software Product Line Engineering, Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, Vol. 13, pp. 543-560. (Impact Factor = 1.596)

  25. Bouktif, S.; Ahmed, F.; Khalil, I.; Antoniol, G.  (2010) A Novel Composite Model Approach to Improve Software Quality Prediction, Information and Software Technology, Elsevier Science, Vol. 52, No. 12, pp. 1298-1311. (Impact Factor = 1.507)

  26. Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2010) Making Sense of Software Development and Personality Types, IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 6-13. (Impact Factor = 1.17)

  27. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2010) An Organizational Maturity Model of Software Product Line Engineering, Software Quality Journal, Springer Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 195-225. (Impact Factor = 0.75)

  28. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P.; Jaffar, A.; Capretz, L.F. (2010) Myths and Realities about Online Forums in Open Source Software Development: An Empirical Study, The Open Software Engineering Journal, Bentham Science Publishers, Vol. 4, pp. 52-63.

  29. Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2010) Why Do We Need Personality Diversity in Software Engineering? ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 1-11.

  30. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P.; Jaffar, A.; Alkobaisi, S.; Campbell, J. (2010) Learning & Personality Types: A Case Study of a Software Design Course, Journal of Information Technology Education, Informing Science Institute, Vol. 9, pp. 237-252. 

  31. Raza, A.; Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. (2010) Improvement of OSS Usability: An Empirical Evaluation from Developers Perspective, Advances in Software Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, pp. 1-12.

  32. Xia, W.; Capretz, L.F.; Ho, D.; Ahmed, F. (2009) Updating Weight Values of Function Point Counting, International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems, IOS Press, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-14.

  33. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Samarabandu, J. (2008) Fuzzy Inference System for Software Product Family Process Evaluation, Information Sciences, Elsevier Science, Vol. 178, No. 13, pp. 2780-2793. (Impact Factor = 2.833)

  34. Xia, W.; Capretz, L.F.; Ho, D.; Ahmed, F. (2008) A New Calibration for Function Point Complexity Weights, Information and Software Technology, Elsevier Science, Vol. 50, No. 7, pp. 670-683. (Impact Factor = 1.507)

  35. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2008) The Software Product Line Architecture: An Empirical Investigation of Key Architecture Process Activities, Information and Software Technology, Elsevier Science, Vol. 50, No. 11, pp. 1098-1113. (Impact Factor = 1.507)

  36. Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F.; Almaati, S.; Al Aghbari, Z.  (2008) COTS based Software Product Line Development, International Journal of Web Information Systems, Emerald, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 165-180.

  37.  Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2007) Managing the Business of Software Product Line: An Empirical Investigation of Key Business Factors, Information and Software Technology, Elsevier Science, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 194-208. (Impact Factor = 1.507)

  38. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Sheikh, S.A. (2007) Institutionalization of Software Product Line: An Empirical Investigation of Organizational Factors, The Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier Science, Vol. 80, No. 6, pp. 836-849. (Impact Factor = 1.277)

  39. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2006) Maturity Assessment Framework for Business Dimension of Software Product Family, International Journal of Interoperability in Business Information Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 9-32. DFI Association.

  40. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2006) A Decision Support Tool for Assessing the Maturity of Software Product Line Process, International Journal of Computing & Information Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 97-113.

  41. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. (2005) A Framework for Process Assessment of Software Product Line, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, Association for Information Systems (AIS), Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 135-157.

Research Publications in Conference Proceedings

  1. Ahmed, F., Mahmood, H., and Aslam, A. ((2014) Green Computing and Software Defects in Open Source Software: An Empirical Study, The IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies, Pakistan, pp. 65-69.

  2. Aleem, S.; Capretz, L.F. and Ahmed, F. ((2014) Comparative Performance Analysis of Machine Learning Techniques for Software Bug Detection, The Fourth International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications, Switzerland, pp. 71-79.

  3. Aleem, S.; Capretz, L.F. and Ahmed, F. ((2014) Security Issues in Data Warehouse, The Fifth European Conference of Computer Science, Geneva, pp. 15-20.

  4. Ahmed, F. & Sharma, M.((2014) Computer Games & Complexity: A Reality Check of Environmental Footprint, The International Parallel Conferences on Researches in Industrial & Applied Sciences, UAE, pp. 47-53.

  5. Raza, A.; Capretz, L.F. and Ahmed, F. (2013) Maintenance Support in Open Source Software Projects, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Information Management, Pakistan, pp. 391-395. 

  6. Ahmed, F.; Shuaib, K. (2012) Incorporating Green IT Concepts in Undergraduate Software Requirements Engineering Course: An Experience Report, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Spain, pp. 1-4

  7. Jansen, S.; Bosch, J.; Ahmed, F.  & Campbell, P. (2011) 3rd International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (EcoSys), Brussels, pp. 188.

  8. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P; Beg, A. & Capretz, L.F. (2011) What Soft Skills Software Architect Should Have? A Reflection from Software Industry, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Communication and Management, Australia, pp. 565-569.

  9. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F.; Beg, A. & Alkobaisi, S. (2010) Framework for Visual Modeling of Software Product Line, Proceedings of the 2nd  IEEE International Conference on Information Management and Engineering, China, pp. 484-488.

  10. Campbell, P. & Ahmed, F. (2010) A Three-Dimensional View of Software Ecosystems. Proceedings of the 2nd  International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (EcoSys), Denmark, pp. 81-84.

  11. Campbell, P; Ahmed, F; Bosch, J. & Jansen, S. (2010) 2nd International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (EcoSys), Denmark, pp. 63-64.

  12. Jaffar, A.; Campbell, P. & Ahmed, F. (2010) Overcoming Enterprise Systems Education Deficiency- A Simulated Laboratory Pedagogic Approach, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education, Spain.

  13.  Campbell, P.; Ahmed, F.; Fathulla, H.  & Jaffar, A. (2010) A Neural Network Based Approach to Wind Energy Yield Forecasting, accepted to Advances in Neural Network Research and Applications, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 67, ISBN: 978-3-642-12989-6, Springer.

  14. Beg, A.; Withana, C. & Ahmed, F. (2009) Analyzing Sensitivity of Code Execution Efficiency to Software and Hardware Parameters, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies in Intelligent Systems & Industrial Applications (CITISIA 2009), Malaysia, pp. 61-65.

  15. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P.; Jaffar, A. & Capretz, L.F. (2009) Managing Support Requests in Open Source Software Project: The Role of Online Forums, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Science & Information Technology, China, pp. 590-594.

  16. Hope, B; Campbell, P. & Ahmed, F. (2009) A Services Science Major in a Bachelor of Science, IT Program: The Case of UAE University, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Resource Management (IRM), UAE.

  17. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P.; Jaffar, A. & Capretz, L.F. (2009) Managing Dynamic Requirements in Open Source Software: The Role of Online Forums, Proceedings of the workshop on QACOS-OSSPL in conjunction with 5th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Software Systems (OSS-09), Sweden, pp. 9-19.

  18. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. & Bouktif, S. (2009) Organizational Behavior & Software Product Line Engineering: An Empirical Study, Proceedings of the 7th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA-2009), Morocco, pp. 420-427.

  19.  Laghari, M.S. & Ahmed, F. (2009) Wear Particle Profile Analysis, Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing Systems, Singapore, pp. 546-550.

  20. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P.; Jaffar, A. & Capretz, L.F. (2009) Defects in Open Source Software: The Role of Online Forums, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software and Data Engineering, Italy, pp. 174-178.

  21. Zualkernan, I.A.; & Ahmed, F. (2009) A Product Line Engineering Framework for Learning Objects, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Forum on e-Learning Excellence in the Middle East, UAE, pp. 201-211.

  22.  Aziz, J.; Ahmed, F. & Laghari, M.S. (2009) Empirical Analysis of Team & Application Size on Software Maintenance & Support Activities, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (ICIME 2009), Malaysia, pp. 47-51.

  23. Ahmed, F.; Campbell, P. & Laghari, M.S. (2009) Cognitive Factors in Software Product Line Engineering, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation, UK, pp. 352-355.

  24. Ahmed, F.; Bouktif, S.; Serhani, A. & Khalil I. (2008) Integrating Function Point Project Information for Improving the Accuracy of Estimation Process, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advance Engineering Computing & Application in Sciences (ADVCOMP 08), Spain, pp. 193-198.

  25. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. & Jaffar, A. (2008) The Business of Software Product Family: An Empirical Survey, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Science & Information Technology, Singapore, pp. 745-749.

  26. Aziz, J.; Ahmed, F.; Jaffar, A. & Campbell, P. (2008) The Correlation of Software Testing Efforts and Software Project Estimation: An Empirical Study, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Software Methodologies, Tools, and Techniques (SoMeT'2008), UAE, pp. 39-50.

  27. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. & Babar, M.A. (2008) A Model of Open Source Software-Based Product Line Development, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC' 2008), Finland, pp. 1215-1220.

  28. Ahmed, F. & Capretz, L.F. (2008) Managing  in Software Product Line Development, Proceedings of theÒBest Practices of RUP  IEEE International Conference on Computers & Communication Engineering, Malaysia, pp. 1363-1366.

  29. Capretz, L.F.; Ahmed, F. & Almaati, S. (2007) Following Seamless Component based Software Process, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, Indonesia, pp. 279-286.

  30. Ahmed, F.; Capretz, L.F. & Capretz, M. (2006) Setting Up COTS-Based Software Product Line, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on COTS-Based Software Systems, Canada, pp. 249.

  31. Ahmed, F. & Capretz, L.F. (2004) Software Product Line Analysis for Enterprise Information System, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Enterprise Information System, Portugal, pp. 526-529.

  32. Ahmed, F. & Capretz, L.F. (2004) F2 -Rules for Qualification of Developing and Managing Software Product Line, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice, USA, pp. 827-833.

  33. Saeed, M. & Ahmed, F. (2003) Analysis of Involvement of Six Best Practices of RUP in OOSP, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Enterprise Information System, France, pp. 523-526.

  34. Ahmed, F. & Raza, A. (2003) Survivability as an Integral Part of Software Testing Strategy, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, e-Business, and Applications, Brazil, pp. 121-125.

  35. Abbasi, S.H.; Saeed, M. & Ahmed, F. (2003) Induction of Survivability in Rational Unified Process, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice, USA, pp. 915-918.

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