Skip to main content
Skip to main content
MenuSearch & Directory

Fairouz Medjahed, Ph.D.

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Department of Engineering


Ph.D.,  Université des Sciences et Technologies USTHB. Algiers
Université Claude Bernard I, Lyon, France

Practice Areas

  • Software Engineering.
  • IT management.
  • Project Manager of Web Application Development.
  • Database Administration and Database Designer.
  • Web Applications Developer using PHP and Java Servlet.
  • Linux Systems Administrator including Apache Server, Tomcat, postfix server, and firewall.

Research Interests

  • Competitive Influence Diffusion in Social Networks.
  • Analysis of Social Networks.
  • Game Theory Applications.
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases.
  • Machine learning algorithms for Database Mining and their application in prediction or decision systems.

Publications and Media Placements

"Centrality-based strategies for competitive influence diffusion in social networks". MEIO-DecData: Decisión Optimización y Ciencia de Datos. University of Complutense Madrid, 1 de Diciembre de 2021.

"Testing: When, Why, What, and How Do We Test Our Students?". Teaching Summit Workshop. Saint Louis University Madrid Campus, Madrid April 26, 2019.

"An International E-Learning Strategy: A Collaboratively-Developed Baccalaureate Degree in Computer Information Systems". World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Health Care, and Higher Education, Vol. 2014, No. 1, pp. 576–579, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Oct 27, 2014.

"Combining Machine Learning and Active Objects for Parallel Data Mining". Poster presentation in the 18th British National Conference on Databases. 9th – 11th July 2001, Oxford, UK.

"Combining Web browsing and Data Mining to identify Interesting Web Sites". Workshop on Web Enabling: Technologies and Authoring Tools. Nov 8-19 1999, Trieste Italy.

"Learning set of First Order rules from Databases". Fourth International Symposium on programming and Systems, Oct 18-20, 1999, Algiers.

"Scaling up Inductive Learning for Data Mining". Third Eastern-European Conference on advances in Databases and Information Systems-ADBIS´99, Sep 13-16, 1999, Slovenia.

"Análisis de Datos Inteligentes: Un enfoque Aplicado". Cintel, Revista Colombiana de Telecomunicaciones, July 1999.

"Inductive Learning using Rule Interest Measure". IASTED International Conference in Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Cancún, May 1998, Mexico.

"Adapting Foil Algorithm for Data Mining". European Conference in Machine Learning Poster (ECML´98). Published in the Technical Report CSR-98-07, University of Chemnitz, April 1998, Germany.

"A knowledge Based System for UNIX System performance Tuning". Accepted for presentation at the IASTED International Conference in Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Banff, Canada, July 27-August 1, 1997.

"The use of metaknowledge in knowledge compilation". Proceeding of IASTED International Conference in Artificial Intelligence, Expert System and Neural networks, Zurich, July 1994.

"Development of an expert system Shell for welding-Application to weld defect". 2nd International Conference for welding, Cambridge, June 1988.

"Réalisation d'un Système Expert vide appliqué aux anomalies de soudage". 1er Colloque National sur les micros ordinateurs et systèmes, Arzew, February 1988.

Professional Organizations and Associations

2002-2021: Information Technology Department Director and Professor (SLU-Madrid).

1997-2000: Associate Researcher in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases. Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas Telemáticos, E.T.S.I de Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Spain.

1995: Associate Researcher in the Computer and Network Group (Development of a Knowledge Based System for UNIX System Performance Tuning). International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste Italy.

1989-1997: Associate Researcher (Machine Learning, Expert Systems, Knowledge Based systems) in the Artificial Intelligence Group, Information Systems Department. CEntre de Recherche sur l'Information Scientifique et Technique (CE. R. I. S. T.), Algiers.