Muhammad Imran

Work place: Department of Computer Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah – KSA



Research Interests: Software Engineering, Computer systems and computational processes, Natural Language Processing


Muhammad Imran is a research assistant in Department of Computer Science at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He received his Bachelors (Software Engineering) degree from International Islamic University, Pakistan in 2010 and his Masters (Computer Science) degree from the King Abdulaziz University, KSA in 2014. His areas of research include Software Engineering and Natural Language Processing.

Author Articles
Query Optimization in Arabic Plagiarism Detection: An Empirical Study

By Imtiaz Hussain Khan Muazzam A. Siddiqui Kamal M. Jambi Muhammad Imran Abobakr A. Bagais

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Dec. 2014

This article describes an ongoing research which intends to develop a plagiarism detection system for Arabic documents. We developed different heuristics to generate effective queries for document retrieval from the Web. The performance of those heuristics was empirically evaluated against a sizeable corpus in terms of precision, recall and f-measure. We found that a systematic combination of different heuristics greatly improves the performance of the document retrieval system.

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