Dr. Behrouz Far

Behrouz Far, PhD., PEng.

Positions

Professor

Schulich School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Software Engineering

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 210-5411

Location

Office: ICT541

For media enquiries, contact

Joe McFarland
Media Relations and Communications Specialist

Cell: +1.403.671.2710
Email: Joe.Mcfarland@ucalgary.ca

Background

Credentials

PEng., APEGA,

Educational Background

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Teheran, 1983

Doctor of Philosophy Artificial Intelligence, Chiba University, Japan, 1990

M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Teheran, 1986

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
ENSF 61935 LEC 01 01 Special Topics 2021
SENG 438 LEC 01 01 Software Test, Rlblt'y, Qual 2021
SENG 637 LEC 01 01 Depend & Reliability Software 2021
SENG 637 LEC 01 01 Depend & Reliability Software 2021
SENG 696 LEC 01 01 Agent-Based Software Engg 2020
SENG 438 LAB 01 B01 Software Test, Rlblt'y, Qual 2020

Awards

  •  1st place Best Poster and Tool Demo Award at the 25th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE2017), IEEE. 2018
  •  2017 SSE Achievement Awards, SSE, University of Calgary. 2017
  • Best Paper Award at the IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Integrated Network Management (IM 2015)., 2015
  • AITF-AMA Tier-2 Chair in Smart Multimodal Transportation Systems, 2013
  • AITF-AMA Tier-2 Collaborative Research Chair in Smart Multimodal Transportation Systems, 2013
  • SSE Research Excellence Award, 2012
  • ECEG Excellence Award for Graduate Student Supervision, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, 2010
  • IBM Innovation Award, 2006
  • Japanese Atomic Energy Research Institute Research Fellow, 1991
  • Japanese Science and Technology Agency Research Fellow, 1990
  • Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship, 1986
  • Ranked 1st, BSc Programs, Tehran University, 1983

Publications

  • Behavior-Based Location Recommendation on Location-Based Social Network. Xin Wang; Behrouz H Far; Seyyed Mohammadreza Rahimi. Springer. 273-285. (2017)
  • Argumentation-based Negotiation over Environmental Issues using Belief Propagation-based Proposal Preparation. Behrouz H Far. Springer. 69-95. (2018)
  • Optimized Random Walk with Restart for Recommendation Systems. Seyyed Mohammadreza Rahimi; Xin Wang; Behrouz H Far; Rodrigo Augusto de Oliveira e Silva. Springer. 320-332. (2019)
  • Using Belief Propagation-Based Proposal Preparation for Automated Negotiation over Environmental Issues. Faezeh Eshragh; Mozhdeh Shahbazi; Behrouz H Far. Springer. 69-95. (2019)
  • Handbook of Research on Data Science for Effective Healthcare Practice and Administration. Amir Albadvi; Behrouz H Far; Elham A Noughabi; Bijan Raahemi. IGI Publishing. 545. (2017)
  • Highlighting the Importance of Big Data Management and Analysis for Various Applications. Behrouz H Far; Reda Alhajj; Mohammad Moshirpour. Springer. 168. (2017)
  • Applications of Data Management and Analysis Case Studies in Social Networks and Beyond. Behrouz H Far; Mohammad Moshirpour; Reda Alhajj. Springer. 211. (2018)
  • Data Management and Analysis: Case Studies in Education, Healthcare and Beyond. Behrouz H Far; Mohammad Moshirpour; Reda Alhajj. Springer. 260. (2019)
  • Determination of Failure Factors in Hard Disk Drives. Emad A Mohammed; Fatemeh Hendijani Fard; Behrouz H Far; Gabriel de Leon; Callum Johnson. Springer. (2008)
  • Using Machine Learning to Predict the Patient-Reported Outcomes of Patients with Prostate Cancer. Fatemeh Sharifi; Emad A Mohammed; Trafford Crump; Behrouz H Far. (2019)
  • Social media analysis for traffic management. Mohammad Noaeen; Behrouz H Far. IEEE / ACM . 72-73. (2019)
  • Big Data Processing: a ML-based Framework for Patient Survey Data Analysis. Emad A Mohammed; Fatemeh Sharifi; Trafford Crump; Behrouz H Far. IEEE. (2019)
  • Next Generation Patient Decision Aids using Intelligent Multi-Agent System Technology. Trafford Crump; Behrouz H Far; Mohammad M Afsar. Springer. (2019)
  • Evaluation of Deep Convolutional Neural Network for White Blood Cells Identification. Shreyas Srinivasa Prasadh; Emad A Mohammed; Behrouz H Far. Springer. (2019)
  • Detecting Overlap in Scenario-based Software Requirements using Predictive Models. Munima Jahan; Behrouz H Far; Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad. Springer. (2019)
  • Building Intelligent Distributed Systems with Jade and Spade. Francisco Huertas; Thomas Takahashi; Behrouz H Far; Mohammad M Afsar. Springer. (2019)
  • Visualization of Server Log Analytics for Anomaly Detection. Emad A Mohammed; Behrouz H Far; Reeta Suman. Springer. (2018)
  • Visualization of Server Log Data for Detecting Abnormal Behaviour. Behrouz H Far; Emad A Mohammed; Reeta Suman; Ashok Nair; Sanaz Janbakhsh. 244-247. (2018)
  • Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms for Credit Card Fraudulent Transaction Detection: A Comparative Study. Emad A Mohammed; Behrouz H Far; Sahil Dhankhad. 122-125. (2018)
  • Energy-Efficient Coalition Formation in Sensor Networks: a Game-Theoretic Approach. Mohammad M Afsar; Behrouz H Far; Trafford Crump. IEEE. (2019)
  • Vehicle trajectory prediction with Gaussian process regression in connected vehicle environment. Sepideh Afkhami Goli; Abraham Olatunji Fapojuwo; Behrouz H Far. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium. 1-6. (2017)
  • Vehicle trajectory prediction with Gaussian process regression in connected vehicle environment. Sepideh Afkhami Goli; Abraham Olatunji Fapojuwo; Behrouz H Far. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium. 1-6. (2018)
  • Optimized Random Walk with Restart for Recommendation Systems. Seyyed Mohammadreza Rahimi; Xin Wang Dr.; Behrouz H Far. Springer. (2017)
  • Automated dynamic negotiation over environmental issues. Behrouz H Far; Mozhdeh Shahbazi; Faezeh Eshragh. IEEE . 92-99. (2017)
  • Measuring the potential of zonal control in large open areas on reducing the heating/AC energy. Mohamed F Ibrahim; Mostafa M. A. Mohamed; Behrouz H Far. IEEE SMC 2017, ISBN 978-1-5386-1645-1. 2637-2642. (2017)
  • Let's Hear it from RETTA: A Requirements Elicitation Tool for TrAffic Management Systems. Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad; Behrouz H Far; Mohammad Noaeen. IEEE Computer Society 2017. 450-455. (2017)
  • A Hybrid System for Detection of Implied Scenarios in Distributed Software Systems. Behrouz H Far; Anja Slama; Fatemeh Hendijani Fard. KSI Research Inc. and Knowledge Systems Institute. 360-365. (2018)
  • Two Sides of the Same Coin: Software Developers' Perceptions of Task Switching and Task Interruption. Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad; Mohammad Noaeen; Ken Barker; Behrouz H Far; Didar Zowghi. ACM . 175-180. (2018)
  • Supporting analysts by dynamic extraction and classification of requirements-related knowledge. Didar Zowghi; Behrouz H Far; Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad; Vincenzo Gervasi. IEEE / ACM. 442-453. (2019)
  • Detecting emergent behaviors and implied scenarios in scenario-based specifications: a machine learning approach. Munima Jahan; Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad; Behrouz H Far. IEEE / ACM . 8-14. (2019)
  • Optimized Random Walk with Restart for Recommendation Systems. Seyyed Mohammadreza Rahimi; Behrouz H Far; Xin Wang Dr.. Springer. (2019)