Dr Umair Ul Hassan

BSc, MSc, PhD

Contact Details

Research Fellow & Adjunct Lecturer
Whitaker Institute
Cairnes Building
NUI Galway
https://www.umairulhassan.org
 
researcher
 

Biography

I am associated with Whitaker Institute and Data Science Institute at National University of Ireland Galway. My research focuses on design, development and study of systems, using technologies such as artificial intelligence, collective intelligence, database and information systems, to solve interesting business problems and to address societal challenges. 


Research Interests

I am interested in following research topics.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning, Multi-agent Systems, Reinforcement Learning
  • Collective Computing: Crowdsourcing, Human Computation, Citizen Science
  • Database Systems: Real-time Dataspaces, Collaborative Data Science, Linked Data 
  • Information Systems: Expert Systems, Information Management, Search and Matching Theory

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
Smart Marketplace for Reuse and Repair of Electrical and Electronic Equipment 01-JAN-20 31-MAR-20
SHAREPAIR - Digital Support Infrastructure for Citizens in the Repair Economy 26-SEP-19 25-JAN-23

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'A real-time linked dataspace for the internet of things: enabling “pay-as-you-go” data management in smart environments'
Curry, Edward and Derguech, Wassim and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and ul Hassan, Umair (2019) 'A real-time linked dataspace for the internet of things: enabling “pay-as-you-go” data management in smart environments'. Future Generation Computer Systems, 90 :405-422 [Details]
(2018) 'Internet of things enhanced user experience for smart water and energy management'
Curry, Edward and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and Fabritius, Willem and ul Hassan, Umair and Derguech, Wassim (2018) 'Internet of things enhanced user experience for smart water and energy management'. IEEE Internet Computing, 22 (1):18-28 [Details]
(2016) 'Efficient Task Assignment for Spatial Crowdsourcing: A Combinatorial Fractional Optimization Approach with Semi-bandit Learning'
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2016) 'Efficient Task Assignment for Spatial Crowdsourcing: A Combinatorial Fractional Optimization Approach with Semi-bandit Learning'. Expert Systems with Applications, [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2020) 'A Model for Internet of Things Enhanced User Experience in Smart Environments'
Curry, Edward and Fabritius, Willem and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and ul Hassan, Umair and Derguech, Wassim (2020) 'A Model for Internet of Things Enhanced User Experience in Smart Environments' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
(2020) 'Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace'
Curry, Edward and Derguech, Wassim and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and ul Hassan, Umair and Fabritius, Willem (2020) 'Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
(2020) 'Catalog and Entity Management Service for Internet of Things-Based Smart Environments'
ul Hassan, Umair and Ojo, Adegboyega and Curry, Edward (2020) 'Catalog and Entity Management Service for Internet of Things-Based Smart Environments' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
(2020) 'Human-in-the-Loop Tasks for Data Management, Citizen Sensing, and Actuation in Smart Environments'
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2020) 'Human-in-the-Loop Tasks for Data Management, Citizen Sensing, and Actuation in Smart Environments' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
(2017) 'Water analytics and management with real-time linked dataspaces'
ul Hassan, Umair and Hasan, Souleiman and Derguech, Wassim and Hannon, Louise and Clifford, Eoghan and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and Smit, Sander and Curry, Edward (2017) 'Water analytics and management with real-time linked dataspaces' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2020) Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020)
Nicolas, Lionel and Lyding, Verena and Borg, Claudia and For\uascu, Corina and Fort, Karen and Zdravkova, Katerina and Kosem, Iztok and Cibej, Jaka and Holdt, Spela Arhar and Millour, Alice and others (2020) Creating Expert Knowledge by Relying on Language Learners: a Generic Approach for Mass-Producing Language Resources by Combining Implicit Crowdsourcing and Language Learning Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020) , pp.268-278 [Details]
(2020) Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020)
Rodosthenous, Christos and Lyding, Verena and Sangati, Federico and K\"onig, Alexander and ul Hassan, Umair and Nicolas, Lionel and Horbacauskiene, Jolita and Katinskaia, Anisia and Aparaschivei, Lavinia (2020) Using Crowdsourced Exercises for Vocabulary Training to Expand ConceptNet Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020) , pp.307-316 [Details]
(2019) International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2019)
Lyding, Verena and Rodosthenous, Christos and Sangati, Federico and ul Hassan, Umair and Nicolas, Lionel and K\"onig, Alexander and Horbacauskiene, Jolita and Katinskaia, Anisia (2019) v-trel: Vocabulary Trainer for Tracing Word Relations-An Implicit Crowdsourcing Approach International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2019) , pp.674-683 [Details]
(2019) Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019)
Rodosthenous, Christos and Lyding, Verena and K\"onig, Alexander and Horbacauskiene, Jolita and Katinskaia, Anisia and ul Hassan, Umair and Isaak, Nicos and Sangati, Federico and Nicolas, Lionel (2019) Designing a prototype architecture for crowdsourcing language resources Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019) , pp.17-23 [Details]
(2017) ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems (DEBS 2017)
Yadav, Piyush and ul Hassan, Umair and Hasan, Souleiman and Curry, Edward (2017) The Event Crowd: A Novel Approach for Crowd-Enabled Event Processing ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems (DEBS 2017) , pp.44-53 [Details]
(2017) ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems (DEBS 2017)
Zaarour, Tarek and Pavlopoulou, Niki and Hasan, Souleiman and ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2017) Automatic Anomaly Detection over Sliding Windows: Grand Challenge ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems (DEBS 2017) New York, NY, USA, , pp.310-314 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2016) International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016)
Ul Hassan, Umair and Zaveri, Amrapali and Marx, Edgard and Curry, Edward and Lehmann, Jens (2016) ACRyLIQ: Leveraging DBpedia for adaptive crowdsourcing in linked data quality assessment International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016) , pp.681-696 [Details]
(2015) ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL 2015)
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2015) Flag-Verify-Fix: Adaptive Spatial Crowdsourcing leveraging Location-based Social Networks ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL 2015) [Details]
(2014) IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2014)
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2014) A Multi-armed Bandit Approach to Online Spatial Task Assignment IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2014) , pp.212-219 [Details]
(2013) International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom 2013)
ul Hassan, Umair and Bassora, Murilo and Vahid, Ali H and O'Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2013) A collaborative approach for metadata management for Internet of Things: Linking micro tasks with physical objects International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom 2013) , pp.593-598 [Details]
(2013) International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom 2013)
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2013) A capability requirements approach for predicting worker performance in crowdsourcing International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom 2013) , pp.429-437 [Details]
(2013) International Workshop on Social Media for Crowdsourcing and Human Computation
ul Hassan, Umair and O’Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2013) Effects of Expertise Assessment on the Quality of Task Routing in Human Computation International Workshop on Social Media for Crowdsourcing and Human Computation , pp.1-10 [Details]
(2013) International Workshop on Crowdsourcing the Semantic Web
ul Hassan, Umair and O’Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2013) Slua: Towards semantic linking of users with actions in crowdsourcing International Workshop on Crowdsourcing the Semantic Web , pp.32-44 [Details]
(2012) International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web
ul Hassan, Umair and O'Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2012) Leveraging Matching Dependencies for Guided User Feedback in Linked Data Applications International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web [Details]
(2012) Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Quality
ul Hassan, Umair and O’Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2012) Towards Expertise Modelling for Routing Data Cleaning Tasks within a Community of Knowledge Workers Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Quality [Details]
(2011) ECIS 2011 Proceedings
Curry, Edward and Hasan, Souleiman and ul Hassan, Umair and Herstand, Micah and O'Riain, Se\'an (2011) An Entity-Centric Approach to Green Information Systems ECIS 2011 Proceedings [Details]

Report

  Year Publication
(2016) Big data for good.
Cuquet, Mart\'\i and Vega-Gorgojo, Guillermo and Lammerant, Hans and Finn, Rachel and ul Hassan, Umair (2016) Big data for good. Report [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
(2016) Adaptive task assignment in spatial crowdsourcing.
ul Hassan, Umair (2016) Adaptive task assignment in spatial crowdsourcing. Thesis [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2014 Best Research Paper Award IEEE 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing
2005 Gold Medal Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Programme Committee - 14th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems PC Member 01-JUN-20 / 26-SEP-20
Organization Committee - 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management Proceedings Chair 01-JAN-20 / 31-OCT-20
Programme Committee - Extended Semantic Web Conference PC Member 01-JAN-20 / 04-JUN-20
Programme Committee - European Conference on Information Systems PC Member 01-JAN-20 / 17-JUN-20
Programme Committee - 13th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems PC Member 01-JUN-19 / 30-SEP-19
Programme Committee - 28th IEEE International Conference on Enabling Technologies PC Member 01-JAN-19 / 14-JUN-19
Programme Committee - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases PC Member 01-AUG-18 / 30-SEP-18
Programme Committee - 12th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems PC Member 01-JUN-18 / 07-OCT-18
Programme Committee - International Workshop on Crowd Assisted Sensing, Pervasive Systems and Communications PC Member 01-JAN-17 / 31-MAR-17
Organization Committee - International Workshop on Benchmarks for Ubiquitous Crowdsourcing General Chair 01-JAN-16 / 31-MAR-16

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2016 National University of Ireland Galway PhD Engineering & Informatics
2006 Lahore University of Management Sciences MSc Computer Science
2005 Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences BSc Computer & Information Sciences

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2019-2020 Object Oriented Software Design & Development CT548
2019-2020 Advanced Customer Analytics MS5108
2019-2020 Case Studies in Data Analytics CT5103
2019-2020 Graduate Research Information Skills GS530
2018-2019 Object Oriented Software Design & Development CT548
2018-2019 Case Studies in Data Analytics CT5103
2018-2019 Emerging Web Media DM110
2018-2019 Graduate Research Information Skills GS530
2017-2018 Case Studies in Data Analytics CT5103