Publications
Books (Research Monograph)
1. Wajid Aziz Loun, Muhammad Arif, Quantifying dynamics of physiological signals: using nonlinear time series analysis techniques, VDM Verlag, ISBN13: 9783639235449, 2010.
2. Muhammad Arif, Syed Rahat Abbas, NEW ALGORITHMS FOR MULTISTEP AHEAD FORECASTING: Using Computational Intelligence Paradigm, VDM Verlag, ISBN13: 9783639249811, 2010.
Book Chapters

M. Arif, Fayyaz A. Afsar, M.U. Akram, and A. Fida, Arif Index for Predicting the Classification Accuracy of Features and its Application in Heart Beat Classification Problem, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Ed. Thanaruk Theeramunkong, Boonserm Kijsirkul, TuBao Ho, PAKDD2009 Proceedings, LNAI 5476, pp. 491498, SpringerVerlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2009

Wajid Aziz Loun and M. Arif, Complexity Analysis of Heart Beat Time series by Threshold based Symbolic Entropy, IFMBE Proceedings, Volume 15, Editors: Fatimah Ibrahim, Noor Azuan Abu Osman, Juliana Usman and Nahrizul Adib Kadri, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006.

Yasuaki Ohtaki, Muhammad Arif, Akihiro Suzuki, Kazuki Fujita, Ryoichi Nagatomi, Hikaru Inooka, Quantification of Dynamic Walking Stability of Elderly by Using Nonlinear TimeSeries Analysis and Simple Accelerometry, Mechatronics for Safety, Security and dependability in a New Era, Elsevier, pp.1318, ISBN: 0080449638, 2006.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Generalization of Iterative learning control for Multiple Desired Trajectories in Robotic Systems, PRICAI 2002: Trends in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2417, Edited by M. Ishizuka and A. Sattar, SpringerVerlag, pp. 295304, 2002.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Knowledge based Iterative Learning Controllers for Nonlinear Systems, Knowledgebased Intelligent Information Engineering Systems & Allied Technologies, Edited by N. Baba, L. C. Jain and R. J. Howlett, pp. 1263 ï¿½ 1270, IOS Press 2001.
Journal Publications

M. Arif, Evaluation of Discrimination Power of Features in the Pattern Classification Problem Using Arif Index and Its Application to Physiological Datasets, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, Vol 7 No 2, 2011. (Imapct Factor: 2.791)

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, R. Nagatomi, H. Inooka, Analysis of the effect of fatigue on walking gait using acceleration sensor placed on the waist, International Journal of Engineering Intelligent systems for Electrical Engineering and Communication, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp 93  103, 2010. (Impact Factor: 0.2)

M. Arif, SimilarityDissimilarity Plot for Visualization of High Dimensional Data in Biomedical Pattern Classification, Journal of Medical Systems, , SimilarityDissimilarity Plot for Visualization of High Dimensional Data in Biomedical Pattern Classification, Journal of Medical Systems, DOI 10.1007/s1091601095798, 2010. (Impact Factor: 0.674)

M. Arif, I.A. Malagore, F.A. Afsar, Detection and Localization of Myocardial Infarction using KNearest Neighbor Classifier, Journal of Medical Systems, DOI 10.1007/s1091601094743, 2010. (Impact Factor: 0.674)

M. Arif, M.U. Akram, F.A. Afsar, Pruned Fuzzy Knearest neighbor Classifier for Beat Classification, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, April 2010.

Ling, C., Fujita, K., Ohtaki, Y., Arif, M., Nagatomi, R., Relationship between reduced lateral reach and fall incidence in communitydwelling elderly adults, Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, pp 209218, Volume 58, Issue 2, 2009. (ISI Indexed )

Fayyaz A. Afsar, M. Arif, Detection of ST Segment Deviation Episodes in the ECG using KLT with an Ensemble Neural Classifier, Physiological Measurements, Vol. 29, pp 747760, 2008. (Impact Factor: 1.691)

Fayyaz A. Afsar, M. Arif, Robust Electrocardiogram (ECG) beat classification using Discrete Wavelet Transform, Physiological Measurements, Vol. 29, pp 555570, 2008. (Impact Factor: 1.691)

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, Modified Nearest Neighbor Method for Multistep Ahead Time Series Forecasting, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 21(3), pp 463481, 2007. (Impact Factor: 0.66)

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, Long Range Time Series Forecasting by Upsampling and using CrossCorrelation Based Selection of Nearest Neighbor, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 20(8), pp 117, 2006. (Impact Factor: 0.66)

Aziz, W., Arif, M., Complexity analysis of stride interval time series by threshold dependent symbolic entropy, European Journal of Applied Physiology 98 (1), pp. 3040, 2006. (Impact Factor: 1.931)

Y. OHTAKI, M. ARIF, A. SUZUKI, K. FUJITA, H. INOOKA, R. NAGATOMI and I. TSUJI, Assessment of Walking Stability of Elderly by Means of Nonlinear TimeSeries Analysis and Simple Accelerometry, JSME International Journal Series C: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing, Vol. 48(3), pp 607  612, 2005. (Impact Factor: 0.56)

M. Arif, and W. Aziz, Application of thresholdbased acceleration change index (TACI) in heart rate variability analysis, Physiological Measurement, Vol. (26), pp. 653  665, 2005. (Impact Factor: 1.691)

Rahat Abbas, Wajid Aziz, and Muhammad Arif, Modified nearest neighbour algorithm for time series forecasting, Science International, Vol. 17(3), pp. 191194, 2005

F. A. Afsar, M. Arif, and M. Hussain, Development of a Minutiae based Fingerprint Identification System, Science International, Vol. 17(2), pp. 111116, 2005

Wajid Aziz, Rahat Abbas, and Muhammad Arif, Analysis of Gait Dynamics by using Threshold based Acceleration Change Index (TACI), Science International, Vol. 17(1), pp. 3943, 2005

Z.S. AboHammour, M. Yousuf, N.M. Mirza, S.M. Mirza, M. Arif and J. Khurshid, Numerical solution of secondorder, twopoint boundary value problems using continuous genetic algorithms, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 61(8), pp. 12191242, 2004. (Impact Factor: 2.229)

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, R. Nagatomi and H. Inooka, Estimation of the effect of gait stability in young and elderly people using approximate entropy technique, Measurement Science Review, Vol. 4, Section 2, pp. 2940, 2004.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Intelligent learning controllers for nonlinear systems using radial basis neural networks, Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 32(2), pp. 6168, 2004.

Rahat Abbas, Wajid Aziz, and Muhammad Arif, Electrocardiogram Signal Forecasting using Iterated and Direct Methods Based on Artificial Neural Network, Journal of Applied and Emerging Sciences, Vol. 1, pp. 7278, 2004.

Wajid Aziz, Rahat Abbas, and Muhammad Arif, Acceleration Change Index for Heart Rate Variability Analysis, Journal of Applied and Emerging Sciences, Vol. 1, pp. 7986, 2004

Nagatomi, R, Arif, M, Ohtaki, Y; Inooka, H, Novel Method To Evaluate Walking Stability Using 3d Accelerometer, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: Volume 35(5) Supplement 1 p S129, 2003. (Impact Factor: 2.91)

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Analysis of aging effect on human walking gait using detrended fluctuation analysis technique, International Journal of Human friendly Welfare Robotic System, Vol.3 (4), pp. 914, 2002.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Experience based Iterative Learning Controllers for Robotic Systems, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 35(4), pp. 381396, 2002. (Impact Factor: 0.56)

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, A Learning Control for a Class of Linear Time Varying Systems using Double Differential of Error, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 36(2), pp. 223234, 2003. (Impact Factor: 0.56)

Z.S. AboHammour, N.M. Mirza, S.M. Mirza and M. Arif, Cartesian Path Generation of Robot Manipulators Using Continuous Genetic Algorithms, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol 41(4), pp. 179223, 2002. (Impact Factor: 1.214)

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Incorporation of experience in iterative learning controllers using locally weighted learning, Automatica, Vol 37(6), pp. 881888, 2001. (Impact Factor: 3.178)

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Prediction based Iterative Learning Control for Dynamic Nonlinear Systems, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 27(3), pp. 291  304, 2000. (Impact Factor: 0.56)

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Prediction based Iterative Learning Control for Uncertain Linear Time Varying Systems, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 25(2), pp. 95108, 1999. (Impact Factor: 0.56)

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Iterative Learning Control using Information database (ILCID), Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 25(1), pp. 2741, 1999. (Impact Factor: 0.56)

M. Arif and H. Inooka, Experimental study of human performance in high precision tracking task using iterative learning control technique, Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Vol. 5(1), pp. 7385, 1999.

M. Arif and H. Inooka, Iterative manual control model of human operator, Biological Cybernetics, Vol. 81, pp. 445455, 1999. (Impact Factor: 1.935)

M. Arif and H. Inooka, Human learning characteristics in the tracking tasks of iterative nature, International Journal of Neural Systems, Vol. 9(4), pp. 301310. 1999. (Impact Factor: 0.901)
International Conference Proceedings

Z. Jalil, H. Aziz, S. Shahid, M. Arif, A.M. Mirza, A zero text watermarking algorithm based on nonvowel ASCII characters, International Conference on Educational and Information Technology ICEIT 2010, V2503, 2010.

M. Arif, Visualization of High Dimensioanl Data using SimilarityDissimilarity Plot, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS 2010) (BEST PAPER AWARD), 2010.

M. Arif, I.A. Malagore, F.A. Afsar, Automatic Detection and Localization of Myocardial Infarction using BackPropagation Neural Network, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ICBBE 2010), 2010.

M. Arif and A. Fida, Assessment of Features Quality of Class Discrimination using Arif Index and its Application to Physiological Datasets, pp 203208, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.

M. Arif, M.U. Akram, Fayyaz A. Afsar, Arrhythmia Beat Classification using Pruned Fuzzy KNearest Neighbor Classifier, Proceedings of International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition, SoCPaR, 2009

Fayyaz A. Afsar, M. S. Riaz and M. Arif, A Comparison of Baseline Removal Algorithms for Electrocardiogram (ECG) based Automated Diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease, . 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE2009), Beijing, PR of China, June 1113, 2009.

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, Hybrid Criteria for Nearest Neighbor Selection with Avoidance of Biasing for Long Term Time Series Prediction, Proceedings of European Symposium of Time Series Prediction (ESTSP08), pp97106, Finland, 2008.

Afsar, Fayyaz A., Akram, M. U., Arif, M., Khurshid, J., A pruned fuzzy knearest neighbor classifier with application to electrocardiogram based cardiac arrhythmia recognition, Proceedings of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 143148, 2008.

Fayyaz A. Afsar, and M. Arif, Robust Classification of ECG Beats using Discrete Wavelet Transform & Principal Component Analysis,Proc. 2nd International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE2008), Shanghai, PR of China, May 1618, 2008

Atiq A. Tahir, M. Arif, Classification of SingleTrial Selfpaced Finger Tapping Motion for BCI Applications, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2007), 2007.

Fayyaz A. Afsar, M. Arif, Detection of ST Segment Deviation Episodes in the ECG using KLT with an Ensemble Neural Classifier, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2007), 2007.

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, ï¿½Multistepahead time series prediction by nearest neighbor based method, Proceeding of European Symposium on time series prediction 2007.

Fayyaz A. Afsar, M. Arif, QRS detection and delineation techniques for ECG based robust clinical decision support system design, National Research Conference, 2007.

N. Khurshid, M. Arif, and K. Safdar, Intelligent Generation of Synthetic Plants for Virtual Environments, National Research Conference, 2007.

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, Electric Load Forecasting Using Support Vector Machines Optimized by Genetic Algorithm, Proceedings of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 100105, 2006.

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, New Time Series Predictability Metrics for Nearest Neighbor Based Forecasting, Proceedings of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 182187, 2006.

F.A. Afsar, and M. Arif, Genetic Algorithm Based Path Planning and Optimization for Autonomous Mobile Robots with Morphological Preprocessing, Proceedings of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 395400, 2006.

Wajid Aziz and Muhammad Arif, Genetically Optimized Hybrid Gait Dynamics Classifier, Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2006.

F.A. Afsar, M. Arif and M. Hussain, An Effective Approach to Fingerprint Segmentation using Fisher Basis, Proceeding of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, 2005.

F.A. Afsar, M. Arif and U. Farukh, Wavelet Transform Based Global Features for Online Signature Recognition, Proceeding of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, 2005.

Wajid Aziz, Muhammad Arif, Multiscale Permutation Entropy of Physiological Time Series, Proceeding of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, 2005.

Syed Rahat Abbas, Muhammad Arif, Competitive Neural Network Based Algorithm for Long Range Time Series Forecasting Case Study: Electric Load Forecasting, IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, 2005.

Yasuaki Ohtaki, Muhammad Arif, Akihiro Suzuki, Kazuki Fujita, Ryoichi Nagatomi, Hikaru Inooka, Quantification of Dynamic Walking Stability of Elderly by Using Nonlinear TimeSeries Analysis and Simple Accelerometry, Proceedings of International Conference on Machine Automation (ICMA2004), 2004.

M. Arif, R. Nagatomi, H. Inooka, New Approach for Assessment of Dynamic Balance, 6th WHO Collaborating Center International Symposium, Japan, 2004.

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, R. Nagatomi and H. Inooka, Stability assessment of elderly people using standing on one leg balance test, Proceedings of ICMIT, pp. 173179, 2004.

Wajid Aziz, Rahat Abbas, and Muhammad Arif, Threshold Based Acceleration Change Index (TACI) for Heart Rate Variability Analysis, Proceeding of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 174179, 2004.

M.U. Akram and M. Arif, Design of an urdu speech recognizer based upon acoustic phonetic modeling approach, Proceeding of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 9196, 2004.

F.A. Afsar, M. Arif and M. Hussain, Fingerprint based person identification and verification for commercial applications, Proceeding of IEEE International Multitopic Conference INMIC, pp. 913, 2004.

Rahat Abbas, Wajid Aziz, and Muhammad Arif, Prediction of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Electrocardiograph Signal using Neurowavelet Approach, Proceeding of National conference of Emerging Technologies (NCET), pp. 8287, December, 2004.

Rahat Abbas, Wajid Aziz, and Muhammad Arif, Prediction of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Electrocardiograph Signals using Neural Network and Modified Nearest Neighbour Method, Proceedings of International Students Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technology (SCONEST), 2004.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Intelligent Learning Controllers for Robotic Manipulator, Proceedings of International Conference on Technology Revamping & Upgradation, Pakistan, pp. 7178, 2004.

R. Abbas, W. Aziz, and M. Arif, Electrocardiogram Time Series Prediction using Artificial Neural Network and ARIMA Models, World Conference of 21st century Mathematics at School of Mathematical Sciences, G.C. University Pakistan, 2004.

R. Abbas, W. Aziz, and M. Arif, Electrocardiogram Signal Forecasting using Iterated and Direct Methods Based on Artificial Neural Network, National Conference of Biotechnology and Informatics Pakistan, 2004.

W. Aziz, R. Abbas, and M. Arif, Detrended Fluctuation Analysis of Synthetic and Real RRinterval time Series of Healthy Subjects, World Conference of 21st century Mathematics at School of Mathematical Sciences, G.C. University Pakistan, 2004.

W. Aziz, R. Abbas, and M. Arif, Acceleration Change Index for Heart Rate Variability Analysis, National Conference of Biotechnology and Informatics Pakistan, 2004.

A. A. Mian and M. Arif, Design of Acrobot and experimental study of various control strategies for the Acrobot, Proceedings of International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, pp. 533542, 2003.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, An intelligent iterative learning controller emulating human intelligence for robotic systems, Proc. of The Eighth International Symposium on ARTIFICIAL LIFE AND ROBOTICS (AROB 03), pp.305308, 2003.

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Analysis of human walking gait of young and elderly subjects using detrended fluctuation analysis technique, Proc. of The Eighth International Symposium on ARTIFICIAL LIFE AND ROBOTICS (AROB 03), pp.309312, 2003.

Y. K. Shin, M. Arif and H. Inooka, An experimental study of the human upright standing posture exposed to longitudinal vibration, Proc. of International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2002), pp. 12371240, 2002.

Y. Ohtaki, M. Arif, A. Suzuki, Y. Iijima and H. Inooka, Stability assessment of elderly walking by nonlinear time series analysis of periodic walking rhythms, Proc. of 2nd JSME conference on Welfare Engineering, pp. 103106, 2002 (in Japanese).

Y. Ohtaki, Y. Iijima, A. Suzuki, M. Arif, R. Nagatomi and H. Inooka, Gait stability assessment by Lyapunov Exponents estimation, Proc. of JSME Mechanical Engineering Congress (MECJ02), pp. 235236, 2002 (in Japanese).

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Dynamic walking Stability of young and Elderly People using 3D portable acceleration Measuring System, Proc. of The 4th Asian Control Conference ASCC02, pp. 135140, Singapore, 2002.

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Walking Gait Stability in Young and Elderly People and Improvement of Walking Stability using Optimal Cadence, Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science (MHS), pp. 245250, 2002.

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, R. Nagatomi, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Analysis of the Effect of Fatigue on Walking Gait Stability, Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science (MHS), pp. 251256, 2002.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Intelligent Learning Controllers for Dynamic Nonlinear Systems using Neural Networks, Proc. of Annual Conference of Society of Instrument and Control Engineers SICE 02, pp. 30783083, 2002.

Y. Ohtaki, Y. Iijima, M. Arif, A. Suzuki, R. Nagatomi and H. Inooka, Assessment Of Walking Stability By Lyapunov Exponent Estimation, Proc. of 2nd Joint EMBSBMES Conference, pp. 24752476, 2002.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Generalization of Experience based Iterative Learning Controller for Robotic Systems, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA 01), pp. 657660, 2001.

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Assessment of the Dynamic Stability of Human Walking Gait using Approximate Entropy Technique, International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT 01), pp. 242247, 2001.

M. Arif, Y. Ohtaki, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Postural Stability of the Human Standing on a Single Leg Support Stance and Its Control Model, International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT 01), pp. 248253, 2001.

Y. Ohtaki, M. Arif, and H. Inooka, Analysis of Dynamic Stability for Postural Balance Recovery of Human, International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT 01), pp. 459463, 2001.

M. Arif and H. Inooka, How human learns to control a nonlinear system in iterative tracking tasks?, Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 00), pp. 711  716, Japan, Jan. 26  28, 2000.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Using experience to get better convergence in iterative learning control, Proceedings of SICE 99, July 2830, pp. 12111214, 1999.

M. Arif, Artificial intelligent control and learning, Workshop on Computational Physics, QAU, Pakistan, September 2024, 1999.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Model based Iterative Learning Control for Uncertain Dynamic Nonlinear Systems, Proceedings of 14th IFAC World Congress, China, Vol.(C), pp. 459464, July 59, 1999.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Prediction based Iterative Learning Control for Linear Time varying systems subjected to uncertainties, Proceedings of 2nd IMACS International Multiconference: CESA 98, NabeulHammamet, Tunisia, pp. 860865, April 14, 1998.

M. Arif and H. Inooka, Iterative manual control: A new perspective, Proceedings of International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision ICARCV 98, Singapore, pp. 12331238, Dec. 1998.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Application of PILC to Uncertain NonLinear Systems for Slowly Varying Desired Trajectories, Proceedings of SICE '98, Japan, pp. 991994, July 1998.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Iterative Learning Control using Information Database, Proceedings of SICE '98, Japan, pp. 991994, July 1998.

M. Arif and H. Inooka, Investigation of iterative learning control by human operator, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on System, Man and Cybernetics 1997, USA, pp. 26262631, Oct. 1997.

M. Arif, T. Ishihara and H. Inooka, Prediction based Iterative Learning Control (PILC) for uncertain nonlinear systems, Proceedings of the 20th Symposium on Dynamical System Theory, Sendai Japan, pp. 205208, Oct. 1997.

M. Arif and H. Inooka, Experimental study of human intelligence incorporation in high precision tracking task by iterative learning control. Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Communication ROMAN 97, Sendai Japan, pp. 200205, Sep. 1997
Presentations

M. Arif, Iterative Manual Control Model of the Human Operator, Symposium On International Research Exchange, Iwate University, Japan, January 29, 2001.

M. Arif, Genetic Algorithms in engineering systems, HAU, Pakistan, May, 2000.

M. Arif, Iterative learning controllers  A general introduction, PIEAS Forum, PIEAS, Pakistan, September 10, 1999.