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Research interests

Dr Yakub Sebastian's main research interest is in data science, information retrieval, text mining, and network theory. He is an active advocate of the field Literature-Based Discovery, a specific branch of information retrieval whose goal is to improve computational approaches to hypothesis generation and novel knowledge discovery from multi-modal data sources. Aside from these, he shows interest in scientometrics and science mapping. Dr Sebastian was awarded Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science by Monash University and is currently a Guest Associate Editor for journal Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics (Text Mining and Literature-Based Discovery section).

External positions

Adjunct Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

23 Mar 202022 Mar 2022

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Research Output

  • 7 Conference Paper published in Proceedings
  • 7 Article
  • 2 Meeting Abstract

A graph-theoretic approach for the detection of phishing webpages

Tan, C. L., Chiew, K. L., Yong, K. S. C., Sze, S. N., Abdullah, J. & Sebastian, Y., Aug 2020, In : Computers and Security. 95, p. 1-14 14 p., 101793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Design of the synthetic multivariate coefficient of variation chart based on the median run length

    Lee, M. H., Lim, V. Y. C., Chew, X. Y., Lau, M. F., Yakub, S. & Then, P. H. H., 2020, In : Advances in Mathematics: Scientific Journal. 9, 9, p. 7397-7406 10 p., 9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Design of IoT monitoring architecture for smart organic farming in Sarawak state of Malaysian Borneo

    Jo, R. S., Raman, V., Lu, M., Sebastian, Y., Cameron, S. J., Ten, J. Y. H., Chong, T. K. S., Yap, F. L., Chiew, V., Yeo, D., Koay, R. K. M., Bong, B. S. C., Chew, K. T., Lim, V. Y. C. & Then, P. H., 2019, SDPS 2019 Proceedings - 24th International Conference: Changing the World via Innovative Design and Applications of Automation and Artificial Intelligence. Jololian, L., Guldal, S. & Lipscomb, M. M. (eds.). p. 120-124 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

    Open Access
  • Anomaly detection from diabetes similarity graphs using community detection and Bayesian techniques

    Sebastian, Y., Chew, J. T., Tiong, X. T., Raman, V., Fong, A. Y. Y. & Then, P. H. H., 5 Jan 2018, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, IMCOM 2018. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 9 p. 32. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

    Open Access
  • GLADIATER: An algorithm to support anomaly detection from a longitudinal cardiovascular and diabetes dataset

    Chew, J. T., Sebastian, Y., Raman, V., Tiong, X. T., Fong, A. Y. Y. & Then, P. H. H., Oct 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 72, 16 (Supplement), p. C244-C245 2 p., GW29-e0830.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

    Open Access