• A Reliability-Aware Network Service Chain Provisioning with Delay Guarantees in NFV-Enabled Enterprise Datacenter Networks 

      Qu, Long; Assi, Chadi; Shaban, Khaled; Khabbaz, Maurice J. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      Traditionally, service-specific network functions (NFs) (e.g., Firewall, intrusion detection system, etc.) are executed by installation-and maintenance-costly hardware middleboxes that are deployed within a datacenter ...
    • A review on challenging issues in Arabic sentiment analysis 

      Hamdi, Ali; Shaban, Khaled; Zainal, Anazida ( Science Publications , 2016 , Article Review)
      Understanding what people think about an idea or how they evaluate a product, a service or a policy is important for individuals, companies and governments. Sentiment analysis is the process of automatically identifying ...
    • Application of ensemble classification method for power transformers condition assessment 

      Othman, Ayman; Tahir, Monsef; El Shatshat , Ramadan; Shaban, Khaled ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Conference Paper)
      The increase in the amount of data acquired from the monitoring of power system components has motivated utilities to employ effective strategies for processing the information collected. Hence, salient features can be ...
    • Arabic corpora for credibility analysis 

      Al Zaatari, Ayman; El Ballouli, Rim; Elbassuoni, Shady; El-Hajj, Wassim; Hajj, Hazem; ... more authors ( European Language Resources Association (ELRA) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      A significant portion of data generated on blogging and microblogging websites is non-credible as shown in many recent studies. To filter out such non-credible information, machine learning can be deployed to build automatic ...
    • Association rule mining on five years of motor vehicle crashes 

      Daher, Jean Raymond; Chilkaka, Satish; Younes, Abdunnaser; Shaban, Khaled ( EDP Sciences , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Every year, road accidents kill more than a million people and injure more than 20 million worldwide. This paper aims to offer guidance on road safety and create awareness by pinpointing the major causes of traffic accidents. ...
    • Delay-Aware Flow Scheduling in Low Latency Enterprise Datacenter Networks: Modeling and Performance Analysis 

      Khabbaz, Maurice; Shaban, Khaled; Assi, Chadi ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      Real-time interactive application workloads (e.g., Web search, social networking, and so on) appear in the form of a large number of mini requests and responses flowing over the datacenters' networks. They end up being ...
    • Delay-Aware Scheduling and Resource Optimization with Network Function Virtualization 

      Qu, Long; Assi, Chadi; Shaban, Khaled ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      To accelerate the implementation of network functions/middle boxes and reduce the deployment cost, recently, the concept of network function virtualization (NFV) has emerged and become a topic of much interest attracting ...
    • EVALUATION OF 2D AND 3D TECHNIQUES FOR SENTIMENT VISUALIZATION 

      SYED, WAFA WAHEEDA (2018 , Master Thesis)
      With the rise of user generated content on the Internet, sentiment visualization is being highly researched and practiced. Advances in information visualization, such as the use of three-dimensional visualizations need to ...
    • Fault Detection, Isolation, and Service Restoration in Distribution Systems: State-of-the-Art and Future Trends 

      Zidan, Aboelsood; Khairalla, Mutaz; Abdrabou, Ahmed M.; Khalifa, Tarek; Shaban, Khaled; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      This paper surveys the conceptual aspects, as well as recent developments in fault detection, isolation, and service restoration (FDIR) following an outage in an electric distribution system. This paper starts with a ...
    • Network function virtualization scheduling with transmission delay optimization 

      Qu, Long; Assi, Chadi; Shaban, Khaled ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      To accelerate the implementation of network functions/middle boxes and reduce the deployment cost, recently the concept of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has emerged and became a topic of much interest attracting ...
    • Optimal Polynomial Time Algorithm for Restoring Multicast Cloud Services 

      Ayoubi, Sara; Assi, Chadi; Narayanan, Lata; Shaban, Khaled ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Article)
      The failure-prone nature of data center networks has evoked countless contributions to develop proactive and reactive countermeasures. Yet, most of these techniques were developed with unicast services in mind. When in ...
    • Predicting transformers oil parameters 

      Shaban, Khaled; El-Hag, Ayman; Matveev, Andrei ( IEEE , 2009 , Conference Paper)
      In this paper different configurations of artificial neural networks are applied to predict various transformers oil parameters. The prediction is performed through modeling the relationship between the transformer insulation ...
    • Prioritizing deadline-constrained data flows in cloud datacenter networks 

      Khabbaz, Maurice; Shaban, Khaled; Assi, Chadi; Qu, Long ( Association for Computing Machinery , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Real-time interactive application workloads (e.g. web search, social networking, etc.) are composed of a remarkably large number of mini request partitions that require stringent delayminimal aggregation of responses and ...
    • Progressive recovery for network virtualization after large-scale disasters 

      Pourvali, Mahsa; Liang, Kaile; Gu, Feng; Bai, Hao; Shaban, Khaled; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Network virtualization allows users to build cusomized interconnected storage/computing configurations for their business needs. Today this capability is being widely used to improve the scalability and reliability of ...
    • Reliability-aware service provisioning in NFV-enabled enterprise datacenter networks 

      Qu, Long; Assi, Chadi; Shaban, Khaled; Khabbaz, Maurice ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2017 , Conference Paper)
      Network Function Visualization (NFV) enables the complete decoupling of Network Functions (NFs) (e.g., firewall, intrusion detection, routing, etc.) from physical middleboxes used to implement service-specific and strictly ...
    • Towards Accurate Loss Prediction In Kahramaa Water Stations 

      Al-Jaber, Eman Jassim (2018 , Master Thesis)
      Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA, KM) deployed and started operation of water Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system in 2006. The aims of this SCADA system are to increase the ...
    • Traffic engineering in cloud data centers: A column generation approach 

      Ayoubi, Sara; Sebbah, Samir; Shaban, Khaled; Assi, Chadi ( IEEE , 2014 , Conference Paper)
      While many have advocated for the use of Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) as a way to provide scalable traffic management, finding the optimal traffic split (mapping) among VLANs to achieve load balancing has turned out ...
    • Wireless multihoming for smart grid high data rate applications 

      Abdrabou, Atef; Hittini, Hosam; Shaban, Khaled ( IEEE Computer Society , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are used extensively to monitor/control utility power distribution networks. However, the current SCADA systems cannot accommodate the demand of smart grid high data ...