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Prof. Hoda Mokhtar

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Biography


Prof. Hoda M. O. Mokhtar received the B.Sc. degree (Distinction with Honors) in 1997 and the M.Sc. degree in 2000 from the Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), in 2005.
Dr. Hoda Mokhtar is a Professor of Data Engineering in the Information Systems Dept. at the Faculty of Computers and Artificial Intelligence. She had been the Chair of the Information Systems Department at the Faculty of Computers and Artificial Intelligence since 2019.
She contributed to teaching multiple courses for the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervised a number of MSc and Ph.D. theses. Her research interests include big data analytics, data warehousing, data mining, database systems, social network analysis, bioinformatics, and location-based systems. She also received multiple awards and certificates for her academic achievements.

 

Education


Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), in 2005.

Masters of Science in Computer Science from the Computer Science Dept. at University of California Santa Barbara, USA.

M.Sc. degree in 2000 from the Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo.

Bachelor at Cairo University, (Distinction with Honors) in 1997

 

Courses Taught


  • Undergraduate Level:
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Logic Design
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Data Warehousing
    • Introduction to Data Science
    • Advanced Topics in Database Systems.
  • Graduate Level:
    • Bioinformatics
    • Advanced Databases Systems
    • Advanced Topics in Data Engineering.

 

Publications


  • M. Ramadan, A. El-Kilany, H. M. O. Mokhtar and I. Sobh, "RL_QOptimizer: A Reinforcement Learning Based Query Optimizer," in IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 70502-70515, 2022, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3187102. (Impact factor: 3.476)

 

 

  • Mariam M. Hassan and Hoda M.O. Mokhtar, “AutismOnt: An Ontology-Driven Decision Support For Autism Diagnosis and Treatment”, Egyptian Informatics Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 95-103, ISSN 1110-8665, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eij.2021.07.002. (Impact factor: 4.195)

 

  • Eman Eldawy, Abdeltawab Hendawi, Mohamed Abdalla, Hoda Mokhtar, FraudMove: Fraud Drivers Discovery Using Real-Time Trajectory Outlier Detection. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2021, 10(11). (Impact factor 3.099)
  • Nariman A. Hussein, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, "Influential Attributed Communities Search in Large Networks (InfACom)," in IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 123827-123846, 2021, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3109862.
  • Dina Mohamed, Ayman El-Kilany, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “A Hybrid Model for Documents Representation”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), 12(3), 2021.
  • Wafaa M. A. Habib, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, and Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, "Weight-Based K-Truss Community Search via Edge Attachment," in IEEE Access, August 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3016214.
  • Dina Mohamed, Ayman El-Kilany, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Academic Articles Recommendation Using Concept-Based Representation”, Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2020,33-4 September 2020.
  • Saddad, E., A. El-Bastawissy, H. M. O. Mokhtar, and M. Hazman, "Lake Data Warehouse Architecture for Big Data Solutions", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 11(1), 2020.
  • Heba M. Wagih and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, "Ridology: An Ontology Model for Exploring Human Behavior Trajectories in Ridesharing Applications", Book Chapter in Recent Advances in Intelligent Systems and Smart Applications, 2020.
  • Mohammed Abdalla, Abdeltawab Hendawi, Hoda M. O. Moktar, Naveen Elgamal, John Krumm, Mohamed Ali, "DeepMotions: A Deep Learning System for Path Prediction Using Similar Motions." IEEE Access, vol. 8, Issue 1, December 2020.
  • Mohammed Abdalla and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and Neveen ElGamal. "HarmonyMoves: A Unified Prediction Approach for Moving Object Future Path". International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Volume 11, Number 1, 2020.
  • Heba M. Wagih, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Samy S. Ghoniemy, "Exploring Trusted Relations among Virtual Interactions in Social Networks for Detecting Influence Diffusion", ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Information 8(9), 415,2019. 

 

  • Hassan, Mariam M., and Hoda M.O. Mokhtar. "Investigating autism etiology and heterogeneity by decision tree algorithm." Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, vol. 16, 2019, pp. 100215.
  • Heba M. Wagih, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Samy S. Ghoniemy, "Strum: A Semantic Trust-Based Miner Model For Detecting Influential Spreaders In Social Networks", IADIS International Conference Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, and Computational Intelligence - BIGDACI 2019, Porto, Portugal, 16 - 18 July 2019.
  • Dina Abbas Abd El Moniem and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Check2: A Framework for Fake Check-in Detection”, Computing Conference 2019, London, UK, 16-1 July 2019.
  • Heba M. Wagih, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, and Samy Ghoniemy, “SIMBA: A Semantic-Influence Measurement-Based Algorithm for Detecting Influential Diffusion in Social Networks”, 2019 IEEE 13th International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC), pp.178-182.
  • Afaf Saadon and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, "Survey on Iterative and Incremental Approaches in Distributed Computing Environment ", International Journal of Data Science, 2019 Vol.4 No.1, pp.18 – 30
  • Ibrahim Gomaa and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Continuous Skyline Queries in Distributed Environment", International Journal of Data Science, 2019 Vol.4 No.1, pp.45 – 62
  • Mohammed Abdalla, Abdeltawab Hendawi, Naveen ElGamal, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed Ali and John Krumm. "Similarmove: Similarity-Based Prediction for Moving Object Future Path." In 2nd ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Prediction of Human Mobility (PredictGIS 2018). Seattle, Washington, USA, 2018.
  • Sarah Khaled, Neamat El-Tazi and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Detecting Fake Accounts on Social Media”, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), Seattle, WA, USA, 2018, pp. 3672-3681. doi: 10.1109/BigData.2018.8621913.
  • Amani H. B. Eissa, Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Towards Recommendation Using Interest-Based Communities in Attributed Social Networks”, MATNet’18: International workshop on Mining Attributed Networks @ WWW’2018 (The Web Conf 2018), Lyon, France, 23-27 April 2018.
  • Mohamed Ragab Moaawad, Hoda M.O.Mokhtar,  and Haytham Tawfeek Al-Feel, “A Step towards Trust Management in Academic Social Networks”, Advances in Information Sciences and Service Sciences (AISS), Volume9, Number 2, 9-18, Sep. 2017.
  • Afaf Saadon and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Hadoop: An Asynchronous Distributed Framework for Incremental Iterative Computations, Journal of Big Data, vol. 4, issue 1, pp. 24-54, 2017.
  • Elsayed, O. Ismael and H. M. O. Mokhtar, "Distributed single-pass clustering algorithm based on MapReduce, "2017 Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems (ICICIS), Cairo, 160-165, 2017.
  • Mohamed Ragab Moaawad, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and  Haytham Tawfeek al Feel, “On-The-Fly Academic Linked Data Integration”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer and Data Analysis, Lakeland, FL, USA, 114-122, 2017.
  • Mohamed Hasan and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, "F2F: Friend-to-Friend Semantic path Recommendation", International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 12, issue 13, pp. 3724-3729, 2017.
  • Hebatallah Wagih, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, and Samy Ghoniemy, “Location Recommendation Based on Social Trust”, 13th International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge, and Grids (SKG), Beijing, China, 2017.
  • Amani H. B. Eissa, Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Constructing Topic Hierarchy Tree for User Interests From Multiple Knowledge Bases, The Fifth International Conference on Informatics and Applications (ICIA2016), 123-126, Nov. 2016.
  • Ibrahim Gomaa and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “A new efficient algorithm for continuous skyline queries”, 7th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems Applications (IISA), 1-6, July 2016.  
  • Ibrahim Gomaa and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Computing Continuous Skyline Queries without Discriminating between Static and Dynamic Attributes”, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, 2016, Volume 10, Number 12, pp. 1998 – 2003.
  • Mohamed Mahmoud Hasan and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “An Activity-Based Trajectory Search Approach”, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, 2016, Volume 10, Number 12, 1931 – 1936.
  • Ahmed Salama Ismail, Haytham Al-Feel, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Introducing a New Arabic Endpoint for DBpedia Internationalization Project”, 20th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium (IDEAS '16), July 11-13, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  • Yasmine Eid Mahmoud, Soha Safwat, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Teeth Periapical Lesion Prediction using Machine Learning Techniques”, IEEE Technically Sponsored SAI Computing Conference 2016, 13-15 July 2016, London, UK.
  • Omar Ghailan, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and Osman Hegazy, “Improving Credit Scorecard Modeling Through Applying Text Analysis” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), 7(4), 2016.
  • Noha Nagy Mohy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, “A Comprehensive Sanitization Approach for Workflow Provenance Graphs”. EDBT/ICDT Workshops 2016.
  • Zeinab A. Fareed, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Ahmed Ahmed, “Gpcodon Alignment: A Global Pairwise Codon Based Sequence Alignment Approach”, International Journal of Database Management Systems”, February 2016, Volume 8, Number 1
  • Marwan El-Wajeeh, Galal H. Galal-Edeen, Hoda Mokhtar, “Cloud Computing for Mobile Health: Opportunities and Challenges”, International organization of Scientific Research: Journal of Mobile Computing and Application (IOSR-JMCA), 3, No. 1, 2016.
  • Rehab Mahmoud, Nashwa El-Bendary, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Aboul Ella Hassanien,
    “Similarity Measures Based Recommender System for Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities”, International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics (AISI 2015), 523-533
  • Rehab Mahmoud, Nashwa El-Bendary, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Aboul Ella Hassanien, Hala A. Shaheen, “Machine Learning-Based Measurement System for Spinal Cord Injuries Rehabilitation Length of Stay”, Proceedings of the Second Euro-China Conference on Intelligent Data Analysis and Applications, ECC 2015: 523-534
  • Yasmine Eid Mahmoud, Soha Safwat Labib, Hoda M.O. Mokhtar, Clinical Prediction of Teeth Periapical Lesion based on Machine Learning Techniques, The Second International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, and Wireless Communications, Dubai, 2015.
  • Abdelrahman Elsayed, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Osama Ismail, “Ontology-Based Document Clustering Using MapReduce”, International Journal of Database Management Systems ( IJDMS ) Vol.7, No.2, April 2015, 1-12.
  • Doaa Mohey Eldin, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Osama Ismail, “Online Paper Review Analysis”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Vol. 6, No. 9, 2015.
  • Ahmed Salama Ismail, Haytham Al-Feel, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Bridging the Gap for Retrieving DBpedia Data”, The 4th International Conference on e-Technologies and Networks for Development, Lodz University of Technology, Poland, September 21-23, 2015.
  • Heba M. Wagih, and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “HBTOnto: An Ontology Model for Analyzing Human Behavior Trajectories”, The 11th International  Conference on Semantics, Knowledge, and Grids (SKG 2015), Beijing, August 19-21, 2015.
  • Ahmed Salama Ismail, Haytham Al-Feel, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Querying DBpedia Using HIVE-QL”,14th International Conference on Telecommunications and Informatics (TELE-INFO '15), Sliema, Malta, August 17-19, 2015.
  • Noha Nagy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “Delegation Enabled Provenance - Based Access Control Model”, Science and Information Conference (SAI 2015), London, UK, July 28-30, 2015.
  • Abdelrahman Elsayed, Osama Ismail, and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “A New Approach For Document Clustering Using MapReduce (Var-Secting Clustering)”, 9th European Conference on Data Mining, 22 – 24 July 2015, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. (DM 2015).
  • Wafaa M. A. Habib, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “A New Approach for Scholars Matching Using Universal Quantifier Queries”, IEEE Services 2015: Visionary Track on Ubiquitous Mobile Cloud (IEEE Services 2015) June 27 - July 2, 2015, New York, USA
  • Rehab Mahmoud, Nashwa El-Bendary, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Aboul Ella Hassanien, “ICF based automation system for spinal cord injuries rehabilitation”, 9th International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems (ICCES), Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2014.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Nariman Adel Hussein, “A Novel Mechanism for Enhancing Software Transactional Memory”, Proceedings of the 18th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium (IDEAS'14), Porto, Portugal, July 7-9, 2014.
  • Journal of Mobile Computing and Application (IOSR-JMCA), 1, No. 1, 2014.
  • Wafaa M. A. Habib, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “MapReduce Algorithms for Processing Universal Quantifier Queries”, 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2014), June 27 - July 2, 2014, Alaska, USA.
  • Dina EL Menshawy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Osman Hegazy, “A Keystroke Dynamics Based Approach for Continuous Authentication”, 10th IEEE International Scientific Conference Beyond Databases Architectures And Structures (BDAS 2014), Institute of Informatics, Silesian University of Technology, Ustroń, Poland, May 27-30, 2014.
  • Walaa Nagy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “A Novel Approach for Bioinformatics Workflow Discovery”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Vol. 5, No. 11, 2014.
  • Wafaa M. A. Habib, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “Processing Universal Quantification Queries Using MapReduce”, International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2014), Bangkok, Thailand, January 15-17, 2014.
  • Mahmoud El-Wessimy, Hoda M.O. Mokhtar, Osman Hegazy, “Enhancement Techniques for Data Warehouse Staging Area”, International Journal of Data Mining & Knowledge Management Process (IJDKP) Vol.3, No.6, Nov. 2013.
  • Mohammed Abdalla, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed Noureldin, “ A Unified Approach for Spatial Data Query”, International Journal of Data Mining & Knowledge Management Process (IJDKP) Vol.3, No.6, Nov. 2013.
  • Asmaa Fawzy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Osman Hegazy, “Outliers Detection and Classification in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Egyptian Informatics Journal, Volume 14, Issue 2, July 2013, Pages 157–164.
  • Leila Esheiba, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “Spatio-Temporal Queries for Moving Objects Data Warehousing”, in International Journal of Database Management Systems ( IJDMS ), Vol. 5, No. 3, June 2013.
  • Dina EL Menshawy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Osman Hegazy, “Enhanced Authentication Mechanisms for Desktop Platform and Smart Phones”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Vol. 3, No. 10, October 2012.
  • Eman El-Dawy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, and Ali El-Bastawissy, “Directional Skyline Queries”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Data and Knowledge Engineering (ICDKE), Wu Yi Shan, Fujian, China    November 21-23, 2012.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and Nariman Adel, “Transaction Processing using Thread-to Metadata”, Proceedings of the 16th International Database Engineering Applications Symposium (IDEAS'12), Charles University, Prague, August 8-10, 2012.
  • Omnia Ossama, Hoda Mokhtar, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “Dynamic k-Means: A Clustering Technique for Moving Object Trajectories”, International Journal of Intelligent Information and Database Systems (IJIIDS), Vol. 6, No. 4, 2012.
  • Walaa Nagy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Ali El- Bastawissy, “A Flexible Tool for Web Service Selection in Service Oriented Architecture”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Vol. 2, No. 12, December 2011.
  • Asmaa F. Hassan, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Osman Hegazy, “A Heuristic Approach for Sensor Network Outlier Detection”, International Journal of Research and Reviews in Wireless Sensor Networks (IJRRWSN), Vol. 1, No. 4, December 2011.
  • Walaa Nagy and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “A New Language to Define Bioinformatics Workflows Using Web Services”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing & Applications (SOCA 2011), UC Irvine, USA, December 12-14, 2011.
  • Eman Omar El-Dawy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Ali El-Bastawissy, “Multi-level Continuous Skyline Query (MCSQ)”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Data and Knowledge Engineering (ICDKE), Milan, Italy, Sept. 2011.
  • Walaa Nagy, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Ali El-Bastawissy,” Data Warehouses for Semantic Web Service Matchmaking”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Computer &Information Science (FCIS), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, June 2011, (Best paper award in “Web Engineering” track).
  • Omnia Ossama, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, and Mohamed E. El-Sharkawy.” Clustering Moving Object Trajectories using Coresets ”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering & Applications ( ICCSEA-2011 ), Dubai, UAE, May 2011, published by Springer in the series of Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), (selected among best conference papers and invited for journal submission).
  • Omnia Ossama, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, and Mohamed E. El-Sharkawy. “An Extended k-means Technique for Clustering Moving Objects”, Egyptian Informatics Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 1, Elsevier, March 2011.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “HITS: A History-Based Intelligent Transportation System”, International Journal of Data Mining & Knowledge Management Process (IJDKP) Vol.1, No.2, March 2011.
  • Omnia Ossama, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, “Clustering Moving Objects Using Segments Slopes”, International Journal of Database Management Systems ( IJDMS ), Vol.3, No.1, February 2011.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Omnia Ossama, Mohamed El-Sharkawi, “A Time Parameterized Technique for Clustering Moving Object Trajectories”, International Journal of Data Mining & Knowledge Management Process (IJDKP) Vol.1, No.1, January 2011.
  • Omnia Ossama, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Mohamed E. El-Sharkawi, “Segment k-means Clustering Algorithm”, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA), Alexandria, Egypt, October 2010.
  • Omnia Ossama and Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Similarity Search in Moving Object Trajectories”, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Management of Data, COMAD 2009, Mysore, India. 9-11 Dec 2009. 73.  Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and Gihan Mahmoud, “Querying Trajectory Data Warehouses”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications, DBKDA 2009, March 1-6, 2009 - Cancun, Mexico.
  •  Hoda Mokhtar and Jianwen Su, “QUESTO: A Query Language for Uncertain and Exact Spatio-Temporal Objects”, Proceedings of the 12th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems, Pori, Finland, September 5-9, 2008. Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5207/2008, August 2008.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “Query Languages for Moving Object Databases”, Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Dec. 2005.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and J. Su.” A Query Language for Moving Object Trajectories”, Proceedings of the International Scientific and Statistical Database Management Conference (SSDBM), University of California, Santa Barbara, June 27-29, 2005.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar and J. Su. “Universal Trajectory Queries for Moving Object Databases”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, Berkeley, CA, January 19-22, 2004.
  • Lin, Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, R. Pelaez-Aguilera, and J. Su. “Querying Moving Objects with Uncertainty”, Proceedings of IEEE 58th Semiannual Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2003-Fall), Orlando, Florida, USA, October 6-9, 2003, Vol. 4.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, J. Su, and O. Ibarra. On Moving Object Queries, Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS), Madison, WI, June 2002.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, Nevin M. Darwish, and Ahmed A.Rafea, “An Automated System for English-Arabic Translation of Scientific Text (SEATS)”, Machine Translation and Multilingual Applications in the New Millennium (MT 2000), University of Exeter, United Kingdom, Nov. 2000.
  • Hoda M. O. Mokhtar, “An Automated System for English-Arabic Translation of Scientific Text (SEATS)”, MSc thesis, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, July 2000.