Amir Pourabdilla

Amir Pourabdollah

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Science & Technology

Staff Group(s)
Computing and Technology

Role

Senior Lecturer

Career overview

Since 2009, Amir has been appointed as:

  • Research fellow in Data Analytics, Advanced Data Analysis Centre, University of Nottingham.
  • Research fellow in computer science, IMA and LUCID research groups, University of Nottingham.
  • Research fellow in geospatial science, Nottingham Geospatial Institute, University of Nottingham.
  • Honorary Lecturer, Liverpool University Online Programs.

Research areas

  • Artificial Intelligence: Fuzzy Logic Systems (non-singleton and Type-2), Uncertainty handling, time-series prediction.
  • Bioinformatics: Medical Ontologies, Biobanking Data Management
  • Unstructured and semi-structured information models, Linked Data, Semantic Web & RDF
  • System Analysis and Object-Oriented Design
  • Workflow technologies and standards
  • Computer Communication and Networking
  • Geospatial Science: Web Mapping, open geospatial standards (OGC), geospatial data quality and management, Crowd-sourced mapping (VGI).
  • Positioning technologies and Location-based Services (LBS).

Publications

Pourabdollah A., Wagner C., Aladi J. and Garibaldi, J., 2016. Improved Uncertainty Capture for Nonsingleton Fuzzy Systems. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 24(6), pp.1513-1524.

Pourabdollah A. and Brailsford T. (2015): On Turing Completeness of the Semantic Web, Theory of Computing Systems, Springer, 56(2): 291-308.

Quinlan R., Lawrence E., Pourabdollah A., Sims J., Gander A., Fuller B., Thompson B., Garibaldi J. and Davidson B., The UK clinical research collaborative (UKCRC) Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre: The UK’s centre for facilitating the usage of human samples for medical research, Open Journal of Bioresources, 2017.

Smith M., Wagner C., Wallace K., Pourabdollah A. and Lewis L. (2016): The contribution of nature to people: Applying concepts of values and properties to rate the management importance of natural elements, Journal of Environmental Management, 2016: 1-11.

Basiri A., Jackson M., Amirian P., Pourabdollah A., Sester M., Winstanley A., Moore T., Zhang L. (2016), Quality assessment of OpenStreetMap data using trajectory mining, Geo-spatial Information Science Geo-spatial Information Science 19.1: 56-68.

Pourabdollah, A., J. Morley, S. Feldman and M. Jackson (2013): Towards an Authoritative OpenStreetMap: Conflating OSM and OS OpenData National Maps’ Road Network." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 2(3): 704-728.

A. Pourabdollah (2014): OSM-GB: Using Open Source Geospatial Tools to Create OSM Web Services for Great Britain. OSGeo Journal, 13 (2014): 41-50.

D. G. Leibovici, A. Pourabdollah and M. J. Jackson (2013): Which Spatial Data Quality can be meta-propagated? Journal of Spatial Sciences 58(1): 3-14.

A. Pourabdollah, D. Leibovici, D. Simms, P. Tempel, S. Hallett and M. Jackson: Towards a standard for Soil and Terrain Data Exchange: SoTerML, Computers & Geosciences, 45 (2012) 270–283.

A. Pourabdollah, T. Brailsford and H. Ashman: A User-Oriented Design for Business Workflow Systems, LNCS: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol 4473, pp. 285-297. Springer, 2007.

A. Pourabdollah, R. John and J. Garibaldi (2017): A New Dynamic Approach for Non-Singleton Fuzzification in Noisy Time-Series Prediction, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), Naples, Italia, July 2017.

T. Razak, J. Garibaldi, C. Wagner, A. Pourabdollah and D. Soria: Interpretability Indices for Hierarchical Fuzzy Systems, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), Naples, Italia, July 2017.

C. Wagner, A. Pourabdollah, J. McCulloch, R. John and J. Garibaldi (2016), A Similarity-based Inference Engine for Non-Singleton Fuzzy Logic Systems, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

J. Aladi, C. Wagner, A. Pourabdollah, J. Garibaldi (2016), Contrasting Singleton Type-1 and Interval Type-2 Non-singleton Type-1 Fuzzy Logic Systems, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

J. Rosser, A. Pourabdollah, R. Brakin, M. Jackson, D. Leibovici (2016), Full Meta Objects for flexible geoprocessing workflows: profiling WPS or BPMN?, the 19th AGILE Conference on Geographical Information Science, June 2016, Helsinki, Finland.

A. Pourabdollah, C. Wagner and J. Aladi: Changes Under the Hood – a New Type of Non-Singleton Fuzzy Logic System, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Istanbul, Aug. 2015.

A. Pourabdollah, C. Wagner, M. Smith and K. Wallace: Real-World Utility of Non-Singleton Fuzzy Logic Systems: A Case of Environmental Management, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Istanbul, Aug 2015.

C. Wagner, A. Pourabdollah, M. Smith and K. Wallace: Generating Uncertain Fuzzy Logic Rules from Surveys, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC), Hong Kong, Oct. 2015.

J. Aladi, C. Wagner, J. Garibaldi and A. Pourabdollah: On Transitioning From Type-1 to Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Systems, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Istanbul, 2015.

A. Pourabdollah, C. Wagner, S. Miller, M. Smith and K. Wallace: Towards Data-Driven Environmental Planning and Policy Design -Leveraging Fuzzy Logic to Operationalize a Planning Framework, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Beijing, July 2014.

A. Pourabdollah, Jeremy Morley, Steven Feldman and Mike Jackson, OSM-GB: Using Open Source Geospatial Tools to Create OSM Web Services for Great Britain, FOSS4G 2013, Nottingham, Sep. 2013.

A. Pourabdollah, Jeremy Morley, Steven Feldman and Mike Jackson, Studying the Dynamic Patterns of OpenStreetMap Bugs in Great Britain, the 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, May 2013, Leuven, Belgium.

A. Pourabdollah, S. Anand, J. Morley and M. Jackson, Open learning platform for the Open Geospatial Community, the 26th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2013), Dresden, August 2013.

J. Morley, A. Pourabdollah, T. Mooney, S. Feldman and M. Iliffe: Formalizing the Crowd - applying formal quality assurance processes to OpenStreetMap, AGI GeoCommunity ’12, Nottingham, September 2012.

S. Feldman, A. Pourabdollah and J. Morley: OSM-GB - Can quality improvement increase contribution?, Society of Cartographers 48th Annual Conference, London, September 2012.

D. Leibovici, A. Pourabdollah and M. Jackson:On Interoperability and Web Processing Service setting for Geo-Workflow Quality Assessment and Execution, the fourth Open Source GIS Conference - OSGIS 2012, The University of Nottingham, September 2012.

A. Pourabdollah, S. Anand, J. Morley, M. Jackson: GI-BoK - Open Source GIS Education perspective, 15th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Avignon, April 24-27, 2012.

D. G. Leibovici, A. Pourabdollah and M. Jackson: Which Spatial Quality can be Meta-Propagated?  the 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, Coimbra, October 2011.

D. G Leibovici, A. Pourabdollah and M. Jackson, 2011. Quality Metadata Management for Geospatial Scientific Workflows: from Retrieving to Assessing with Online Tools, Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Metting, San Francisco, CA. 1. 1456

A. Pourabdollah, D. G. Leibovici and M. Jackson: MetaPunT: an Open Source tool for Meta-Propagation of uncerTainties in Geospatial Processing, the third Open Source GIS Conference - OSGIS 2011, The University of Nottingham, June 2011.

D. G. Leibovici, A. Pourabdollah and M. Jackson: Meta-propagation of Uncertainties for Scientific Workflow Quality Management in Interoperable Spatial Data Infrastructures, European Geo-science Union (EGU) Conference, Vienna, June 2011.

A. Pourabdollah, S. Anand, J. Morley, M. Jackson and K. Kitmito (2011): An e-Learning Framework for Using Geospatial Open Data, Open Source and Open Standards, the 7th International gvSIG conference, Valencia, Spain, November 2011.

A. Pourabdollah, X. Meng and M. Jackson: Towards Low-cost Collaborative Mobile Positioning, IEEE Conference on Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and LBS (UPINLBS), Helsinki, Oct. 2010.

C. Hide, T. Moore, C. Hill, K. Abdulrahim, and A. Pourabdollah (2010). Rapid Wi-Fi fingerprint mapping for indoor navigation. Royal Institute of Navigation NAV10 Conference, November 2010, London.

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Course(s) I teach on

  • Students using maths puzzles
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2018

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/science-technology/ug/2018-19/bsc-data-science

  • Students using laptops
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2018

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/science-technology/ug/2018-19/bsc-computer-systems-networks

  • Electronic circuit
    Undergraduate | Full-time | 2018

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/science-technology/ug/2018-19/bsc-computer-science-and-mathematics