Lahore University of Management Sciences

PhD DiSBASSErtation Defense

May 03, 2012

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Date: May 3, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm

Venue: Smart Room, CS Department

The Department of Computer Science, LUMS School of Science and Engineering is proud to invite you* all to:

PhD DiSBASSErtation Defense

Achieving Self-Management Capabilities in Autonomic Systems using Case-Based Reasoning

By: Malik Jahan Khan

Candidate for PhD degree in Computer Science

Malik Jahan Khan received his MS in Computer Science in 2005 from LUMS. Currently, he is working as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Software Engineering Research Lab (SERL) at LUMS. His PhD research work is focused on achieving self-managing behavior in autonomic systems using case-based reasoning (CBR) and improvement in CBR performance through clustering. He is working on improvement of diagnosis and planning phases of autonomic managers in terms of efficiency as well as accuracy. His other research interests include application of artificial intelligence techniques in the software engineering domain

 Advisors: Shafay Shamail and Mian Muhammad Awais


Final Defense Committee

Asim Karim, Ph.D. (FDC Coordinator)

Omer F Rana, Ph.D. (External Examiner)

Shafay Shamail, Ph.D.

Mian Muhammad Awais, Ph.D.

Shahid Masud, Ph.D.


Thesis abstract and publication list is available at

* Members of the public who wish to attend from outside LUMS should contact Mr. Mian Liaqat Ali ( , 042- 35608329). Advance notice is required to gain access to the campus.