Department of Computing is established in 1996, offering three bachelor degree programmes with honours in affiliation with University of Stirling (UoS), UK, two bachelor degree programmes with honours in affiliation with University Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Malaysia and two Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes with Scottish Qualifications Authority SQA, UK.
These programmes provide students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience based on the current job market in Sultanate of Oman.
The department is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs. There are dedicated labs for students to gain practical experience in networking, hardware maintenance, CISCO router configuration.
Computing Department is to prepare students to be:
|Teaching Interest||Database Management, Project Management, Communications & Networking|
|Courses /Units Taught||Database Management, Project Management, Communications & Networking|
|Qualification||PhD, MPhil, MCom|
|Research Interest||e-Learning and Cloud Computing.|
|Publications||# “Evaluation of e-Learning: A Comparative Study between a Private College in Oman and an Affiliated University in UK”, IJAECE, volume 1, Issue 7, October 2012, ISSN: 2278-1412.
#“Cloud Computing: An Emerging Technology in the Sultanate of Oman”, IJARCSSE, volume 2, Issue 10, October 2012, ISSN: 2277-128X
.# “A Study on the Impact of Learning Management Systems on Students of a University College in Sultanate of Oman”, IJCSI, volume 9, Issue 2, March 2012, ISSN: 1694-0814.
|Teaching Interest||Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures, Image Processing, Game Technology.|
|Courses /Units Taught||Multimedia and Human Computer Interactions, Database Principles and Applications, Software Engineering, Communications and Networking, Systems1, Objects and Information Systems, Programming and User Accessibility, Computing Skills and Applications, Object Oriented Programming in Java, An Object Oriented Approach to Programming in C++, Software Development : Abstract Data Structures in Java, Software Development : Structured System Analysis & Design, Software Development : Program Planning, Software Development : Procedural Language, System Development : Introduction, Project Management, Information Technology Applications Software 1, Network Technology, Computer Architecture, Data Communication, Internet : Introducing E-Commerce, Office Technology.|
|Qualification||Ph.D, ME, BE|
|Research Interest||Image Processing, Software Engineering, Semantic web|
|Publications||# Khalid Salim Rashid Al Risi and Shermina J, “Cloned Screen Application”, Majan College International Conference (MIC’14) held at Majan College in Muscat-Oman, April 8-9 2014.
# Khulood Ibrahim Awad Thani and Shermina J, “An Innovative Web Based Uno Card Game”, Majan College International Conference (MIC’14) held at Majan College in Muscat-Oman, April 8-9 2014.
# Kishore Nambeesan, Shermina.J & Menila James, “A study on the Challenges and Issues in Technology based learning faced by the Part-Time Students in Oman”, International Conference (ICOET-2013) Organized by OSET, Muscat, Oman, March 2013.
|Teaching Interest||Software Engineering, Digital Image Processing Multimedia, Information Systems.|
|Courses/ Units Taught||Software Engineering, Multimedia & Human Computer Interaction, Object Oriented Design, Object Oriented Programming Project Management, Managing Information, Objects and Information Systema, Programming and Computer Accessibility, Network Technology, Computing Skills and Applications, Internet: Introducing e-commerce, Computer Operating Systems.|
|Qualification||PhD, Mphil, MCA.|
|Research Interest||Pattern Recognition and Image Processing.|
|Publications||# “Face Recognition in compressed domain by applying Wavelet Transform and feature vector optimization ” Journal of Applied Sciences (Indexed in Thomson Reuters Master Journal List, 2011 SJR 0.038), January 2013.
# “Face Recognition in compressed domain by applying Canonical Correlation Analysis based feature vector optimization and Neural Network matching”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, IJCSNS, Vol. 12 No.05, May 2012.
# “Human Face Recognition in wavelet compressed domain using Canonical Correlation Analysis”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol 37, February 2012.
|Teaching Interest||Data Mining, Semantic Web, Database, Web applications, Multimedia, Ontology, Data warehousing.|
|Courses/ Units Taught||Information Systems, Database management systems, Multimedia, Operating Systems, Object Oriented Programming, Java, web designing tools. computer graphics, Data warehousing, asp.net, E-commerce, Project management, data mining, Oracle.|
|Qualification||Post Doctoral Fellowship ( Stirling University, UK), Ph.D, ME, BE|
|Research Interest||Data mining, Semantic web, Ontology, Artificial Intelligence, Data Warehousing|
|Publications||# “Adaptive Questionnaire Ontology in Gathering Patient Medical History in Diabetes Domain”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, springer, Volume 285, 2014, pp 453-460.
# “Semantic Analysis and Prediction of Various Risks of Diabetic Patients”, Knowledge Engineering and the Semantic Web Communications in Computer and Information Science, springer, Volume 468, 2014, pp 120-127
# “Ontology Driven Analysis And Prediction of Patient Risk in Diabetes”, Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, SENRA Academic Publishers, British Columbia, Vol. 8, No. 3, October 2014, Online ISSN: 1920-3853; Print ISSN: 1715-9997.
|Teaching Interest||System & Network Security, Visual & Object Oriented Programming, Database Management, Project Management, Information Systems.|
|Courses /Units Taught||Web Programming and Network Security, Computer Security Concepts, Visual & Object Oriented Programming (VB.NET & Java), Database Management (Oracle), Project Management, Computer Operating Systems, Multiuser Operating Systems, E-Commerce, BIM, MIS, PEC, WPT, Information Systems, Computer Principles & Applications.|
|Research Interest||Information System & Network Security, Malware Detection & Data Mining.|
|Publications||# “Mobile Ad-hoc Networks Locations Prediction by using Artificial Neural Networks: Considerations and Future Directions”. 2013. International Journal in Computer Technology and Applications: IJCTA-Volume 4 Issue 1/ January-February 2013 / Page-2.
# Participated as one of the key power speakers for the IDC IT Security Roadshow 2013. 19th May at the Bustan Palace Hotel, Muscat-Oman. My presentation titled “Information Security Risk Assessment (ISRA) in Small to Medium Enterprises (SME). The content of this presentation was later loaded and showed on the proceedings and made available on IDC website:
|Teaching Interest||Networking , Communication , Security and systems, Professional issues, Distributed and cloud computing, Architecture and Hardware.|
|Courses/ Units Taught||Computer system security & data assurance, hardware installation & Maintenance. Data communication and networking, professional issues in computing, Computer Information systems.Systems1, Database Management, Project Management, Computer Operationg Systems, E-Commerece, client and server OS, UNIX, Linux, Office Technology.|
|Research Interest||Cloud Computing, Securtiy Risk Management.|
|Publications||# “A Novel Design and development of Persistence Layers for Heterogeneous Synchronous Replication ” International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems ICSECS 2012, UMP, Malaysia
# ” Cloud Computing: Comparison of Various Features”. In E. Ariwa and E. Qawasmeh (Eds.): DEIS 2012, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer Verlag, Vol. 194, pp. 243–254, 2012.
# “CLOUD COMPUTING: Analysis of Various Platforms”. International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation”, 3(2), pp. 52-60, April-June 2012.
|Teaching Interest||Mathematics, Statistics|
|Courses/ Units Taught||Calculus, Real Analysis, Complex Analysis , Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Numerical Linear Algebra, Number Theory, Discrete Structures, Probaility Theory, Practical Statistics, Optimization Theory, Differential Equations|
|Research Interest||Biomathematics, Control Theory|
|Teaching Interest||Computer network, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Multimedia, Programming languages, Data Structure.|
|Courses /Unit Taught||Multimedia, Project Management, Multi User Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Data Communication & Computer Network, Information Technology Application Software, Data Base Management Systems, Web design, Computer Systems Fundamentals, Operating System, Open Source Command line operating systems, System Development Introduction, Computing Planning, Programming Languages, Data Structure, Design & Analysis of Algorithms.|
|Qualification||M.Tech ( Computer Science & Data Processing), M.Phil, M.Sc.|
|Research Interest||Image Processing, Computer Networking|
|Publications||# “An Optimal Noise Removal Approach for Lateral Skull Images” , published in (IJITR) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, Volume No. 3, Issue No. 1, February-March 2013, 001 – 007
# “ Intent Based Security Challenges in Android-An Analysis & Recommendation”
published in International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, VOL.13 No.1, 46- 50, January 2013.
# “COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY SKULL IMAGE ENHANCEMENT USING WIENER FILTER”
Proceeding of the International conference on Pattern Recognition, Informatics and Medical Engineering( PRIME 2012) at PERIYAR UNIVERSITY, Salem, TN, India.DigitalObjectIdentifier:10.1109/PRIME.2012.6208363,Pages: 307-311, 2012, IEEE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS.
|Teaching Interest||Data Structures, Web Programming, Developing Multimedia Applications, Project Management.|
|Courses /Unit Taught||Developing Multimedia Applications, Abstract and Linked Data Structures, Networking, Project Management, Computer Architecture, Computer Operating Systems, Developing for World Wide Web, Network Server Operating System.|
|Research Interest||Information Retrieval, Semantic Web, Fuzzy Logic.|
|Publications||# “An Ontology Approach to represent User Profiles in E-Learning”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 02, Page No : 1-6, ISSN: 2278-0181, February 2013.
#“Semantic Web to E-Learning Content” International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE), Volume 2, Issue 10, Page No: 58 -66, ISSN: 2277 128X, October 2012.
# “An Ontology in Project Management Knowledge Domain” International Journal of Computer Applications, Volume 56 – No.5, Page No: 1-7, ISSN: 0975 – 8887, October 2012.
|Teaching Interest||Database Management System, Data Mining, Data Structures, Object Oriented Programming, Event Driven Programming and Multimedia.|
|Courses /Unit Taught||Information Technology Application Software1, Computing Planning, Computer Operating System1, Event Driven Programming (Visual Basic), Object Oriented Programming (Java), SD: Introduction, SD: Array Data Structure, SD: Linked Data Structure, SD: Object Oriented Design, Fourth Generation Environment(ORACLE),HNC: Graded Unit1, HND: Graded Unit 2,Information Systems and Practical Statistics.|
|Qualification||MPhil, MCA, MSc.|
|Research Interest||Data Mining, Data Analytics.|
|Publications||# Predictive Analytics in Cloud Computing- ICIC-2014April-Conference-ISBN No: 978-81-9291131-0-0.
# “Business Solutions using Mobile Technologies” for IEEE International conference- March 22, 23 2013. ISBN No: 978-1-4673-5088-4.
# A review of trends and technologies in business analytics –IJARCS-Volume5-Nov-Dec-2014.
|Teaching Interest||Data Mining, Web Developments|
|Courses /Unit Taught||Information Systems, Data Mining, Bayesian Belief Network Web Development Fundamentals, Database principles and applications, Multimedia and Human Computer Interaction, Adobe Flash, Computer Operating Systems, Object Oriented Programming, Java, HTML5 ,XHTML, CSS, Professional Issues in Computing, Developing for World Wide Web, Alice with Java and Troubleshooting Computing Fundamentals|
|Qualification||M.S., M.Phil (Computer Science)|
|Research Interest||Data Mining, E-Learning and Cloud Computing|
|Publications||# Health InSys (Health Inspection System), International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887), Majan College International Conference (MIC-2014), ISSN: 0975 – 8887.
# Semantic Web to E-Learning Content, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering, Volume 2, Issue 10, October 2012, Page No : 58-66, ISSN: 2277 128X
# Security in Cloud based E-Learning, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering, Volume 3, Issue 01, January 2013, Page No : 270-278, ISSN: 2277 128X
|Teaching Interest||Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Event Driven Programming.|
|Courses /Unit Taught||Objects and Information Systems, Computing Planning, Operating Systems, VB.Net, ASP.Net, Object Oriented Programming, Multi User Operating System, Data Structure, Professional Issues in Computing, Object Oriented Design, Developing World Wide Web, E-commerce, Project management, Database Management Systems.|
|Qualification||Master of Computer Application.|
|Research Interest||Pattern Recognition and Image Processing|
|Publications||# Cloud Computing As an Emerging Paradigm- International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security- January 30, 2012- Vol.12, No.1.
# Cybercrime: A threat to Network Security- International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security- February 29, 2012- Vol.12, No.2.
# Issues in Data Mining and Information Retrieval- International Journal of Computer Science & Communication Networks- February-March 2012- Vol.12, No.1.
|Teaching Interest||Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming, Abstract Data Structures, Fourth generation Environment|
|Courses /Unit Taught||Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming, Array Data Structures,Linked data Structures,Planning in SE, Fourth Generation Environment|
|Research Interest||Medical Image Processing|
|Publications||# “Computed radiography skull image enhancement using Wiener filter”, IEEE Xplore, 21-23 March 2012# “Intent Based Security Challenges in Android-An Analysis & Recommendation”, IJCSNS, Volume No: 13, January, 2013
# “Multi Variant Analysis and validation study on Mastoid Triangle Process for Gender Identification”, IJITR, Volume No. 1, Issue No. 2, February-March 2013
|Teaching Interest||Calculus, Topology, Analysis|
|Courses /Unit Taught||College Mathematics, Discrete Structures, Practical Statistics|
|Qualification||M.Sc, M.Phil, B.Ed|
|Research Interest||Uniform Spaces, Topology|
|Publications||# “Data Mining: A Comparative Study on Various Techniques and Methods” IJARCSSE Volume 3, Issue 2, February 2013.ISSN: 2277 128X.|
|Teaching Interest||Multimedia Application development, Web Application, Database Management Systems|
|Courses /Unit Taught||System Development: Introduction, Event Driven Programming, Hardware Installation and Maintenance, Building a Networking PC, Developing for World Wide Web, Computer System Fundamentals, IT foundation|
|Qualification||Masters of Computer Application, Oracle Certified Professional|
|Research Interest||Adaptive Web-based Systems, Semantic Web|