Assistant Professor, College of Computer Information Technology

Area of Research interest

  1. Software Measurement,
  2. Software Testing
  3. Software Empirical Research
  4. Software Functional Size Measurement
  5. Big Data

Projects & Grants



Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  1. Abedallah Zaid, Mohd Hasan Selamat, Abdual Azim Abd Ghani, Rodziah Atan, Tieng Wei Koh Issues in Software Cost Estimation. The International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security. 8(11): 350-356, 2008.
  2. Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, Jean-Marc DesharnaisAdel KhelifiAbdul Azim Abdul GhaniRodziah Binti AtanMohd Hasan Selamat. An Exploratory Study on the Accuracy of FPA to COSMIC Measurement Method Conversion Types. The Information and Software Technology, Volume 54, Issue 11, November 2012, Pages 1250–1264.
  3. Vieri Del Bianco, Luigi Lavazza, Geng Liu, Sandro Morasca, Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik: Model-based early and rapid estimation of COSMIC functional size - An experimental evaluation. Information & Software Technology 56(10):1253-1267 (2014)
  4. Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, Filomena FerrucciCarmine GravinoLuigi LavazzaGeng LiuRoberto MeliGabriela Robiolo: A study on the statistical convertibility of IFPUG Function Point, COSMIC Function Point and Simple Function Point. Information & Software Technology 86: 1-19 (2017)
  5. Ali A Alwan, Azlin Nordin, Mogahed Alzeber, Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, A Survey of Schema Matching Research using Database Schemas and Instances, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, vol 8 (10), 2017.
  6. Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, Luigi Lavazza: IFPUG Function Points to COSMIC Function Points convertibility: A fine-grained statistical approach. Information & Software Technology 97: 179-191 (2018)
  7. M Alzeber, AA Alwan, A Nordin, AZ Abualkishik, An Empirical Comparative Study of Instance-based Schema Matching. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 10 (3), 2018.

Books/Book Chapters:


Conference Preceedings:

  1. Vieri Del BiancoLuigi LavazzaGeng LiuSandro Morasca, Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik. Model-based Simplified Functional Size Measurement - an Experimental Evaluation with COSMIC Function Points. In Proceedings of International Workshop on Experiences and Empirical Studies in Software Modelling, 2013, p.p: 13-22.
  2. Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, A Review Study on the Accuracy of Conversion between IFPUG FPA and COSMIC Function Points, 1ST AUE International Research Conference (AUEIRC), Springer, 2017.
  3. Radhwan Mohamed Abdullaha, Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, Ali A. Alwan. Improved Handover Decision Algorithm Using Multiple Criteria, The 9th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN 2018), Leuven, Belgium.
  4. Ali A Alwan, Azlin Nordin, Mogahed Alzeber, Abedallah Zaid Abualkishik, Disaster Recovery with Minimum Replica Plan for Reliability Checking in Multi-Cloud. Proceeding of 9th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Network and Technologies (ANT-2018), Portugal.