Publications


Below I maintain a complete list of my publications (peer-reviewed as well as pre-prints) and talks. Online scholarly profiles:
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2022

  • Muhammad Imran, Umair Qazi, Ferda Ofli, Steve Peterson, and Firoj Alam. AI for Disaster Rapid Damage Assessment from Microblogs. Accepted to appear in The Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI-22), February 2022.

  • Şeymanur Aktı, Ferda Ofli, Muhammad Imran, Hazım Kemal Ekenel. Fight Detection from Still Images in the Wild. Accepted in the Real-World Surveillance: Applications and Challenges workshop in the IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision Workshops, January 2022.


2021

Talks:
  • (Invited talk): Extracting Information from Social Media for Crisis Response, at The United Nations Environment Programme event on the use of AI for disaster response, September 28, 2021.

  • (Invited talk and panalist): The Role of AI and Collective Intelligence for Disaster Response, at Nesta UK event on Collective Crisis Intelligence for Frontline Humanitarian Action, September 15, 2021. (Event page).

  • (Keynote): How AI is Transforming Disaster Response, at the International Symposium on IoT & ML for Ecosystem Restoration & Multi-hazard Resilience, June 2021. (Video recording on Youtube).


2020

Talks:
  • (Invited talk) Harnessing Social Media and Survey Text Mining for Covid-19 Socio-economic Impact Assessments and Disaster Response and Recovery: Some Evidence from Ecuador, Egypt, and Lebanon. With Donny El Costa at the UNDP-SEAI Webinar series, Nov 2020, (online).

  • (Guest lecture) Using AI and Social Media for Education Insecurity Data Mining. At Georgetown University in Qatar. September, 2020 (online).

  • (Invited talk) Computer Vision for Damage Assessment. World Food Program (WFP) computer vision for damage assessment workshop, Nov 2020, (online).

  • (Invited talk) Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response. At Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, August, 2020 (online).

  • (Webinar) AI and Social Media for Social Good. Webinar series organized by Re.Work about AI for Good, June, 2020.
    Webinar video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0Ceu-WRbIU


2019

Talks:
  • (Inivted talk) Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response, at the US Chamber Foundation, 2019, Washington DC, USA.

  • (Inivted talk) AI and Social Media for Social Good, at IBM Research Lab Zurich, 2019, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • (Inivted talk) AI and Social Media for Social Good, at the University of Zurich, 2019, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • (Inivted talk) Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response, at CIEM (Centre for Integrated Emergency Management) at the University of Agder, 2019, Kristiansand, Norway.

  • (Inivted talk) Time-Critical Analysis of Multimodal Social Media Data for Disaster Response, at CAIR (Artificial Intelligence Research Centre), 2019, Kristiansand, Norway.


2018

Talks:
  • (Inivted talk) AI and Social Media for Disaster Respones and Associated Challenges. Invited talk at the University of Chile, December 2018, Santiago, Chile.

  • (Inivted talk) Artificial Intelligence for Mining Attacks on Education Data on Social Media Invited talk at Doha Forum, December 2018, Doha, Qatar.


2017

Talks:


2016

Talks:
  • (Keynote) The Role of Social Media and Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response. Keynote talk at the 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • (Invited talk) Real-Time Analysis of Social media For Disaster Response. Invited talk at the European Commission Joint Research Centre (EU-JRC), 2016, Ispra, Italy.

  • (Invited talk) Social Computing: A Lifeline During Mass Convergence Events Invited talk delivered at the 1st International Conference on Innovative Computing, organized by UMT, 2016, Lahore, Pakistan.


2015

Talks:
  • (Invited talk) Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response Invited talk at The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Geneva, 2015, Switzerland.

  • (Invited talk) Introduction to Machine Learning: An Application to Disaster Response Inited talk delivered at Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), 2015, Doha, Qatar.


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2010

  • Muhammad Imran, Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, Maurizio Marchese. A Mashup Platform for Research Evaluation. In Proceedings of the ECSS 2010, 2010, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Muhammad Imran, Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati. On Development Practices for End Users. New Trends in Search Computing, May 2010, Springer.

  • Junaid Ahsenali Chaudhry, Muhammad Imran. Autonomic Fault Identification for Ubiquitous Self Healing Systems. Symposia and Workshops on Ubiquitous, Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2010, IEEE.

  • Muhammad Imran, Marchese Maurizio, Ragone Azzurra, Birukou Aliaksandr, Casati Fabio and Jara Laconich Juan Jose. ResEval: An Open and Resource-oriented Research Impact Evaluation tool. UNITN, eprints.biblio.unitn.it, Feb. 2010.