My Research


Journal Papers

  1. K. K. Kayibi, M. A. Khan and S. Pirzada, Uniform sampling of k-hypertournaments, Linear and Multilinear Algebra, 61 (2013), No. 1, 123–138.
  1. M. A. Khan and S. Mahmood, A graph based requirements clustering approach for component selection, Advances in Engineering Software, 54 (2012), 1–16.
  2. M. A. Khan, S. Pirzada and K. K. Kayibi, Scores, inequalities and regular hypertournaments, Mathematical Inequalities and Applications, 15 (2012), No. 2, 343–351.
  3. M. A. Khan and M. Aslam, Polynomial equation in radicals, Kyungpook Mathematical Journal, 48 (2008), No. 4, 545–551.
  4. M. A. Khan and S. Mahmood, Measuring flexibility in software project schedules, submitted.                                      
  5. S. Pirzada, M. A. Khan and K. K. Kayibi, Scores, losing scores and total scores of k-hypertournaments, submitted.  
  6. S. Pirzada and M. A. Khan, Coloring signed graphs, in preparation.  


  1. A. Ivanyi, M. A. Khan and S. Pirzada, Score Sets and Kings (Chapter 30), in Algorithms of Informatics, Volume III, A. Ivanyi (Ed.), Hungarian Academy of Science, AnTonCom, Budapest, Hungary, 2011.
  1. Currently working with Pearson Customized Publishing to edit the textbook College Algebra and Trigonometry (5th Edition), by Lial, Hornsby and Schneider, for adaptation at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Conference Papers

  1. S. Pirzada, M. A. Khan, E. Sampathkumar, Coloring of signed graphs, in Proceedings of the 12th Cologne-Twente Workshop on Graphs & Combinatorial Optimization, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, May 21-23, 2013, 191–195. 
  2. M. A. Khan and S. Mahmood, Implementing blended learning through studio courses, to appear in the IEEE Proceedings of the 4th International E Learning Conference (IeLc 2013), 07-09 May 2013. 
  3. S. Mahmood, M. A. Khan, A degree centrality-based approach to prioritize interactions of Component-Based Systems, in Proceedings of 2012 International Conference on Computer & Information Science (ICCIS), vol.2, 863–867, 12-14 June 2012.
  4. M. A. Khan, K. K. Kayibi, S. Pirzada, Fast Degree Based Graph Generation with Applications to Bioscience, in Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computational Topics in Biosciences (BIOCOMP 2012), 04-08 June 2012, Vietri sul Mare, Italy.
  5. M. A. Khan and M. R. Alaimia, r-partite edge covers of graphs, in Proceedings of the 8th Meeting of the Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24-25March 2011.
  6. M. A. Khan and S. Pirzada, Clusterability of portfolio signed graphs, in Proceedings of the Second Symposium on Games and Decisions in Reliability and Risk (GDRR 2011), 19-21 May 2011.
  7. M. A. Khan and S. Mahmood, An application of signed graphs to software engineering, in Proceedings of the 7th Slovenian International Conference on Graph Theory (Bled11), 19-25 June 2011, UP FAMNIT & UP PINT, 2011.  
  8. M. A. Khan and B. Yushau, Analysis of foundation year mathematics curricula: comparing international trends with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Delta Communications, in Proceedings of the 8th Delta Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, 27 Nov-02Dec 2011, 180–189.
  9. K. K. Kayibi, M. A. Khan and S. Pirzada, Random generation of graphs with a given degree sequence, in Proceedings of 8th French Combinatorial Conference, 28 June-02 July 2010.
  10. M. A. Khan and M. Siddiqui, Quantitative quality assessment of network-based schedules, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE) , W. Tizani (Ed.), Nottingham University Press, 2010.
  11. M. A. Khan and S. Mahmood, Optimal component selection for component-based systems, Innovations in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering (SCSS), T. Sobh and K. Elleithy (Eds.), Springer, 2010, 467–472.


Funded Projects

  1. with S. Mahmood and M. R. Alaimia, “r-partite Edge Covers of Graphs”, completed.
  2. with M. K. Siddiqui, “Developing Quantitative Measures of Quality for Network Based Schedules”, completed.  
  3. with A. Ivanyi and S. Pirzada, “Algorithms of Informatics, Vol III” (funded by Hungarian Academy of Science and European Union), completed.
  4. with S. Pirzada and K. K. Kayibi, “Imbalance Sequences in Digraphs” completed.
  5. with S. Mahmood, “An Integrated Requirements Analysis and Component Selection Approach for Component-Based Software Systems” completed. 

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