Ahmad Taher Azar

Ahmad Azar (http://www.bu.edu.eg/staff/ahmadazar14) Prof. Ahmad Azar has received the M.Sc. degree in 2006 and Ph.D degree in 2009 from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt. He is a research associate Professor at the college of Engineering, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Kingdom Saudi Arabia. He is also an associate professor at the Faculty of Computers and Artificial intelligence, Benha University, Egypt.

Prof. Azar is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA) published by IGI Global, USA, and is the Editor in Chief of International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics (IJIEI). Prof. Azar has worked as associate editor of IEEE Trans. Neural Networks and Learning Systems from 2013 to 2017. He is currently Associate Editor of ISA Transactios and IEEE systems journal. He serves as international program committee member in many international and peer-reviewed conferences. Prof. Azar has also worked in the areas of Control Theory & Applications, Process Control, Chaos Control and Synchronization, Nonlinear control, Renewable Energy, Computational Intelligence and has authored/coauthored over 200 research publications in peer-reviewed reputed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. He is an editor of many books in the field of fuzzy logic systems, modeling techniques, control systems, computational intelligence, chaos modeling and machine learning. Prof. Azar is closely associated with several international journals as a reviewer and has been a senior Member of IEEE since Dec. 2013 due to his significant contributions to the profession. Additionally, he is the recipient of several awards including: Benha University Prize for Scientific Excellence (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018), The paper citation Award from Benha University (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018). In June 2018, Prof. Azar has been awarded the Egyptian State Prize in Engineering Sciences, the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt, 2017. In July 2018 he was selected as a member of Energy and Electricity Research council, Academy of Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education. In Aug. 2018 was been selected as senior Member of International Rough Set Society (IRSS).

Additionally, Prof. Ahmad Azar is the chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Egypt Chapter, vice chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Interdisciplinary Emergent Technologies Task Force, vice-chair of Research Activities of tge IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Egypt Chapter, committee member of IEEE CIS Task Force on Fuzzy Logic in Medical Sciences, and vice-president (North) of System dynamics Africa Regional Chapter and an Academic Member of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Computational Collective Intelligence.

Publications

Handbook of Research on Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Complex Systems
Ahmad Taher Azar, Nashwa Ahmad Kamal. © 2021. 685 pages.
The current literature on dynamic systems is quite comprehensive, and system theory’s mathematical jargon can remain quite complicated. Thus, there is a need for a compendium of...
Hybrid Multi-Objective Grey Wolf Search Optimizer and Machine Learning Approach for Software Bug Prediction
Mrutyunjaya Panda, Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2021. 24 pages.
Software bugs (or malfunctions) pose a serious threat to software developers with many known and unknown bugs that may be vulnerable to computer systems, demanding new methods...
Synchronization and Anti-Synchronization of Unidirectional and Bidirectional Coupled Chaotic Systems by Terminal Sliding Mode Control
Ahmad Taher Azar, Fernando E. Serrano, Nashwa Ahmad Kamal. © 2021. 35 pages.
In this chapter, the synchronization and anti-synchronization of coupled unidirectional and bi-directional chaotic systems by terminal sliding mode control strategy are shown....
Discrete Time Chaotic Maps With Application to Random Bit Generation
Lazaros Moysis, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aleksandra Tutueva, Denis N. Butusov, Christos Volos. © 2021. 41 pages.
Chaotic behavior is a term that is attributed to dynamical systems whose solutions are highly sensitive to initial conditions. This means that small perturbations in the initial...
Higher Order Sliding Mode Control for Blood Glucose Regulation of Type 1 Diabetic Patients
Mounir Djouima, Ahmad Taher Azar, Saïd Drid, Driss Mehdi. © 2019. 23 pages.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) treatment depends on the delivery of exogenous insulin to obtain near normal glucose levels. This article proposes a method for blood glucose...
Weighted Rough Set Theory for Fetal Heart Rate Classification
S. Udhaya Kumar, Ahmad Taher Azar, H. Hannah Inbarani, O. Joseph Liyaskar, Khaled Mohamad Almustafa. © 2019. 19 pages.
A novel weighted rough set-based classification approach is introduced for the evaluation of fetal nature acquired from a CardioTocoGram (CTG) signal. The classification is...
Advances in System Dynamics and Control
Ahmad Taher Azar, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan. © 2018. 680 pages.
Complex systems are pervasive in many areas of science. With the increasing requirement for high levels of system performance, complex systems has become an important area of...
Higher Order Sliding Mode Control for Blood Glucose Regulation of Type 1 Diabetic Patients
Mounir Djouima, Ahmad Taher Azar, Saïd Drid, Driss Mehdi. © 2018. 20 pages.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) treatment depends on the delivery of exogenous insulin to obtain near normal glucose levels. This article proposes a method for blood glucose...
Proportional Integral Loop Shaping Control Design With Particle Swarm Optimization Tuning
Ahmad Taher Azar, Fernando E. Serrano, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan. © 2018. 34 pages.
Backlash is one of several discontinuities found in different kinds of systems. It can be found in actuators of different types, such as mechanical and hydraulic, giving way to...
Control-Based Maximum Power Point Tracking for a Grid-Connected Hybrid Renewable Energy System Optimized by Particle Swarm Optimization
Mouna Ben Smida, Anis Sakly, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan, Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2018. 32 pages.
There has been a great deal of interest in renewable energy sources for electricity generation, particularly for photovoltaic and wind generators. These energy resources have...
Active Control for Multi-Switching Combination Synchronization of Non-Identical Chaotic Systems
Shikha Singh, Ahmad Taher Azar, Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan, Adel Ouannas. © 2018. 34 pages.
This chapter investigates the multi-switching combination synchronization of three non-identical chaotic systems via active control technique. In recent years, some advances have...
Artificial Neural Network for PWM Rectifier Direct Power Control and DC Voltage Control
Arezki Fekik, Hakim Denoun, Ahmad Taher Azar, Mustapha Zaouia, Nabil Benyahia, Mohamed Lamine Hamida, Nacereddine Benamrouche, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan. © 2018. 31 pages.
In this chapter, a new technique has been proposed for reducing the harmonic content of a three-phase PWM rectifier connected to the networks with a unit power factor and also...
Dynamics Analysis and Synchronization in Relay Coupled Fractional Order Colpitts Oscillators
Kammogne Soup Tewa Alain, Kengne Romanic, Ahmad Taher Azar, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan, Fotsin Hilaire Bertrand, Ngo Mouelas Adèle. © 2018. 40 pages.
In this chapter, the dynamics of a particular topology of Colpitts oscillator with fractional order dynamics is presented. The first part is devoted to the dynamics of the model...
A Novel Hyperchaotic System With Adaptive Control, Synchronization, and Circuit Simulation
Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aceng Sambas, Shikha Singh, Kammogne Soup Tewa Alain, Fernando E. Serrano. © 2018. 38 pages.
This chapter announces a new four-dimensional hyperchaotic system having two positive Lyapunov exponents, a zero Lyapunov exponent, and a negative Lyapunov exponent. Since the...
Image Segmentation Using Rough Set Theory: A Review
Payel Roy, Srijan Goswami, Sayan Chakraborty, Ahmad Taher Azar, Nilanjan Dey. © 2017. 13 pages.
In the domain of image processing, image segmentation has become one of the key application that is involved in most of the image based operations. Image segmentation refers to...
A New Heuristic Function of Ant Colony System for Retinal Vessel Segmentation
Ahmed Hamza Asad, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien. © 2017. 19 pages.
The automatic segmentation of blood vessels in retinal images is the crucial stage in any retina diagnosis systems. This article discussed the impact of two improvements to the...
New Discrete Time 2D Chaotic Maps
Lazaros Moysis, Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2017. 28 pages.
Chaotic behavior is a term that is attributed to dynamical systems whose solutions are highly sensitive to initial conditions. This means that small perturbations in the initial...
Stabilization and Control of Mechanical Systems with Backlash
Ahmad Taher Azar, Fernando E. Serrano. © 2017. 61 pages.
Backlash is one of several discontinuities found in different kinds of systems; it can be found in actuators of different types, such as mechanical and hydraulic, giving way to...
Stabilization of Mechanical Systems with Backlash by PI Loop Shaping
Ahmad Taher Azar, Fernando E. Serrano. © 2017. 28 pages.
Backlash is one of several discontinuities found in different kinds of systems, it can be found in actuators of different types, such as mechanical and hydraulic, giving way to...
Introduction to Control Systems Design Using Matlab
Lazaros Moysis, Ahmad Taher Azar, Ioannis Kafetzis, Michail Tsiaousis, Nikolaos Charalampidis. © 2017. 41 pages.
Control systems theory is a wide area covering a range of artificial and physical phenomena. Control systems are systems that are designed to operate under strict specifications...
Stabilization of Mechanical Systems with Backlash by PI Loop Shaping
Ahmad Taher Azar, Fernando E. Serrano. © 2016. 26 pages.
Backlash is one of several discontinuities found in different kinds of systems, it can be found in actuators of different types, such as mechanical and hydraulic, giving way to...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Intelligent Control Engineering and Automation
Ahmad Taher Azar, Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan. © 2015. 794 pages.
In industrial engineering and manufacturing, control of individual processes and systems is crucial to developing a quality final product. Rapid developments in technology are...
Hybrid TRS-PSO Clustering Approach for Web2.0 Social Tagging System
Hannah Inbarani H, Selva Kumar S, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien. © 2015. 16 pages.
Social tagging is one of the important characteristics of WEB2.0. The challenge of Web 2.0 is a huge amount of data generated over a short period. Tags are widely used to...
Stabilization and Control of Mechanical Systems with Backlash
Ahmad Taher Azar, Fernando E. Serrano. © 2015. 60 pages.
Backlash is one of several discontinuities found in different kinds of systems; it can be found in actuators of different types, such as mechanical and hydraulic, giving way to...
International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IJRSDA)
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Parikshit Narendra Mahalle. Est. 2014.
The International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IJRSDA) is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes high-quality and significant research in all fields of rough...
Medical Robotics
Ahmad Taher Azar, M. Sam Eljamel. © 2014. 32 pages.
Medical robotics is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on developing electromechanical devices for clinical applications. The goal of this field is to enable new medical...
Performance Evaluation of Different Cost Functions in Motion Vector Estimation
Suvojit Acharjee, Sayan Chakraborty, Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karaa, Ahmad Taher Azar, Nilanjan Dey. © 2014. 21 pages.
Video is an important medium in terms of information sharing in this present era. The tremendous growth of video use can be seen in the traditional multimedia application as well...
Identification of Heart Valve Disease using Bijective Soft Sets Theory
S. Udhaya Kumar, H. Hannah Inbarani, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien. © 2014. 14 pages.
Major complication of heart valve diseases is congestive heart valve failure. The heart is of essential significance to human beings. Auscultation with a stethoscope is...
A New Heuristic Function of Ant Colony System for Retinal Vessel Segmentation
Ahmed Hamza Asad, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien. © 2014. 16 pages.
The automatic segmentation of blood vessels in retinal images is the crucial stage in any retina diagnosis systems. This article discussed the impact of two improvements to the...
A Hybrid Approach to Diagnosis of Hepatic Tumors in Computed Tomography Images
Ahmed M. Anter, Mohamed Abu El Souod, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien. © 2014. 18 pages.
Liver cancer is one of the most popular cancer diseases and causes a large amount of death every year, can be reduced by early detection and diagnosis. Computer-aided liver...
Image Segmentation Using Rough Set Theory: A Review
Payel Roy, Srijan Goswami, Sayan Chakraborty, Ahmad Taher Azar, Nilanjan Dey. © 2014. 13 pages.
In the domain of image processing, image segmentation has become one of the key application that is involved in most of the image based operations. Image segmentation refers to...
Recent Research on Multi Input Multi Output (MIMO) based Mobile ad hoc Network: A Review
Swati Chowdhuri, Sayan Chakraborty, Nilanjan Dey, Ahmad Taher Azar, Mohammed Abdel-Megeed M. Salem, Sheli Sinha Chaudhury, Pranab Banerjee. © 2014. 12 pages.
Mobile ad hoc Network (MANET) and Multi Input Multi Output (MIMO) communication are emerging techniques in modern communication system. MIMO and MANET have various applications...
A Kinect-less Augmented Reality Approach to Real-time Tag-less Virtual Trial Room Simulation
Abhinav Biswas, Soumalya Dutta, Nilanjan Dey, Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2014. 16 pages.
The Virtual Trial Room (VTR) application software simulates an apparel dressing room by the implementation of a virtual mirror, portraying an augmented view of the user with...
Rough Set Based Ad Hoc Network: A Review
Swati Chowdhuri, Payel Roy, Srijan Goswami, Ahmad Taher Azar, Nilanjan Dey. © 2014. 11 pages.
The ad hoc routing protocol's design has received a huge attention due to the unpredictable and rapid mobility of a node. It is created dynamically without any...
Overview of Biomedical Engineering
Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2013. 28 pages.
Biomedical Engineering is a branch that unites engineering methods with biological and medical sciences in order to enhance the quality of our lives. It focuses on understanding...
Statistical Analysis for Radiologists’ Interpretations Variability in Mammograms
Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2013. 16 pages.
Conventional mammography is considered the modality of choice for the detection of breast cancer. The process involves a human radiologist visually diagnosing the mammogram...
Hybrid Tolerance Rough Set: PSO Based Supervised Feature Selection for Digital Mammogram Images
G. Jothi, H. Hannah Inbarani, Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2013. 16 pages.
Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumor found among young and middle aged women. Feature Selection is a process of selecting most enlightening features from the data set...
Hybrid System based on Rough Sets and Genetic Algorithms for Medical Data Classifications
Hanaa Ismail Elshazly, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien, Abeer Mohamed Elkorany. © 2013. 16 pages.
Computational intelligence provides the biomedical domain by a significant support. The application of machine learning techniques in medical applications have been evolved from...
International Journal of Systems Biology and Biomedical Technologies (IJSBBT)
Tagelsir Mohamed Gasmelseid. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of Systems Biology and Biomedical Technologies (IJSBBT) explores the scientific foundations involved in Systems Biology and advanced engineering models...
International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare (IJRQEH)
Anastasius Moumtzoglou. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare (IJRQEH) addresses a variety of issues that relate to the quality and reliability assurance of e-healthcare...
International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA)
Ahmad Taher Azar. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA) publishes original scientific and quality research on the theory of and advances in dynamical systems with...
Statistical Methods and Artificial Neural Networks Techniques in Electromyography
Ahmad Taher Azar, Valentina E. Balas. © 2012. 9 pages.
This work represents a comparative study for the activity of the masseter muscle for patients before trial base denture insertion and the activity of the same muscle after trial...
Medical Robotics
Ahmad Taher Azar, M. Sam Eljamel. © 2012. 35 pages.
Medical robotics is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on developing electromechanical devices for clinical applications. The goal of this field is to enable new medical...
Overview of Biomedical Engineering
Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2012. 28 pages.
Biomedical Engineering is a branch that unites engineering methods with biological and medical sciences in order to enhance the quality of our lives. It focuses on understanding...
Overview of Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Systems
Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2012. 28 pages.
Fuzzy set theory has been proposed as a means for modeling the vagueness in complex systems. Fuzzy systems usually employ type-1 fuzzy sets, representing uncertainty by numbers...
Advances in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
Ahmad Taher Azar. 2012.
The fields of biology and medicine are constantly changing as research evolves and novel engineering applications and methods of data analysis are developed. Continued research...
Statistical Analysis for Radiologists’ Interpretations Variability in Mammograms
Ahmad Taher Azar. © 2012. 19 pages.
Conventional mammography is considered the modality of choice for the detection of breast cancer. The process involves a human radiologist visually diagnosing the mammogram...
Integrated Features Based on Gray-Level and Hu Moment-Invariants with Ant Colony System for Retinal Blood Vessels Segmentation
Ahmed H. Asad, Ahmad Taher Azar, Aboul Ella Hassanien. © 2012. 14 pages.
Abnormality detection plays an important role in many real-life applications. Retinal vessel segmentation algorithms are the critical components of circulatory blood vessel...
International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology (IJSSMET)
Ahmad Taher Azar, Ghazy Assassa. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology (IJSSMET) is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes high-quality and significant...
International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)
Lincoln Christopher Wood, Brian J. Galli. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) wishes to publish papers that offer a detailed analysis and discussion on sociotechnical philosophy...