PhD (IIT Delhi), Senior Member: IEEE, ACM, and CSI

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
South Asian University, New Delhi, India

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Participation in Short-Term Courses

1. Attended GATE (General Architecture for Text Engineering) FIG 5 Training organized by the Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK during June 18-22, 2012.
2. Attended LINKS Center Summer Workshop on Social Network Analysis organized by the Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA during June 3-8, 2012.


Attended CIMPA-UNESCO-INDIA School on “Soft Computing Approach for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing” organized by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata during December 2-13, 2002.


Attended 76th Four-Week Orientation Programme organized by Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi during February 22 to March 23 2006.

Research Publications

  • Muhammad Abulaish, Ashraf Kamal, and Mohammed J. Zaki, A Survey of Figurative Language and its Computational Detection in Online Social Networks, ACM Transactions on the Web, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 3:1-3:52, 2020. (PDF) (URL) (BibTex)

  • Harshita Dalal and Muhammad Abulaish, A Multilayer Perceptron Architecture for Detecting Deceptive Cryptocurrencies in Coin Market Capitalization Data, In Proceedings of the 18th IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI), Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 438-442, October 14-17, 2019. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex)

  • Mohd Fazil and Muhammad Abulaish, A Hybrid Approach for Detecting Automated Spammers in Twitter, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 13, Issue 11, pp. 2707-2719, 2018. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex)

  • Muhammad Abulaish and Jahiruddin, A Novel Weighted Distance Measure for Multi-Attributed Graph, In Proceedings of the 10th Annual ACM India Conference (COMPUTE), Bhopal, India, pp. 39-47, Nov. 16-18, 2017. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex)


  • BiSAL: A Bilingual Sentiment Analysis Lexicon to Analyze Dark Web Forums for Cyber Security (dataset)

  • Ontology Engineering for Imprecise Knowledge Management, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8383-0612-4, No. of Pages: 224, 2009. (PDF) (Source)

  • Exploring Database Systems: a systematic approach to develop database design, implementation and querying skills (to appear).

Recent Activities

  • Presented two research papers entitled “SentiLangN: A Language-Neutral Graph-Based Approach for Sentiment Analysis in Microblogging Data" and “A Graph-Theoretic Embedding-Based Approach for Rumor Detection in Twitter" at the 18th IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI), Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct. 14-17, 2019.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Social Network Analytics: Characteristics, Challenges, and Research Directions" at the 18th Refresher Course in Computer Science and Information Technology organized by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, JNU, New Delhi, during Sep. 16-27, 2019.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Social Network Analysis: Basic Concepts, Challenges, and Applications" at the Workshop on Social Media and Data Analytic organized by Department of Computer Engineering, AMU Aligarh on March 15, 2019.