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Yakub Kayode Saheed

Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

School of Information Technology & Computing

Dr. Saheed joined AUN in September 2020, prior to joining AUN, he was the Head of Department, Computer Science Department at Al-Hikmah University, Nigeria. His previous academic positions include Director of Quality Assurance, Post-graduate Coordinator, and Faculty Examination Officer.

An expert in Cyber/Information Security, intrusion detection systems, data mining, data analytics, bioinformatics, and machine learning. He has other relevant industry certifications which include Master wifi ethical hacking, Cyber Security incident handling and response, computer network security from scratch to advance, data analytics with python, and Android malware analysis. He is a Certified Network Security Specialist. He is the founder of Kaptain A.I, a Start-up that focuses on predictive and modeling analysis, data analytics, mobile app development, IoT applications, deep learning, research, and training in the machine learning field.

He is a member of IEEE Computer Society, a member of the Internet Society, a member of the International Association of Engineers and Computer Scientists, and a member of the Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communication.

Saheed has presented papers in local and international conferences and published papers in several local and international journals. He has accepted book chapters from publishers like Springer, Elsevier, Bentham Science, Taylor & Francis CRC Press, IET, and Emerald publisher. He served as a reviewer for scholarly journals such as the Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical System journals, published by Elsevier, reviewer Journal of Students Magazine on Computing and Communications, reviewer Nigerian Journal of Technology, a publication of Faculty of Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, reviewer Technoscience Journal for Community Development in Africa, and reviewer, Al-Hikmah Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 

Information/Cyber Security
Data Mining Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence

CSC 407 - Cloud Computing
INF 478 - Advanced Mobile Application Development
SEN-301- Software Engineering
CSC 849/949 - Cloud and Distributed Computing

Saheed Yakub Kayode, Tosho A.U. and Adeniji Ismaeel (2021). Phishing Websites Based on Ensemble Random Forest and Bagging Algorithms. International Journal of Advances in Applied Sciences Accepted on June 3rd, 2021

Saheed Yakub Kayode and Fatimah E. Hamza-Usman (2020). “Feature Selection with IG-R for Improving Performance of Intrusion Detection System.” International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security. Vol. 12, No. 3. December 2020.

Abikoye O.C, Fatai R.O, Saheed Y.K. (2019). “Hybridized Huffman Algorithm with Block Truncate Coding for Image Compression”. Journal of Computer Science and Control       Volume                  12,           Number           2,         October           2019.pp.5-8. cercetare/reviste/jcscs/208-2nd-issue- vol-12-nr-2.html

Moshood Hambali, Saheed, Y.K., Tinuke Oladele, and Morufat Gbolagade (2019). “Adaboost Ensemble Algorithms for Breast Cancer Classification”. Journal of Advances in Computer Research, Islamic Azad University, Sari Iran. Volume 10, Issue 2 - Serial Number 36, Spring 2019, pp.1-10.

SAHEED, Y.K., Abdulsabur Oluseye AKANNI, Maruf O ALIMI, and F.E. HAMZA- USMAN (2018). “Influence of Discretization in Classification of Breast Cancer Disease”. University of Pitesti Scientific Bulletin: Electronics and Computer Science, Vol.18, Issue2, 2018. pp.13-

Ayomikun Kubrat Oladejo, Tinuke Omolewa Oladele & Saheed, Y.K., (2018). “Comparative Evaluation of Linear Support Vector Machine and K-Nearest Neighbor Algorithm using Microarray Data on Leukemia Cancer Dataset”. Journal of Computing. & ICT, Vol.11, No.2, pp. 1 - 10. format-with-numbers.pdf.

Saheed, Y.K., Mustapha Aishat, and M.O. Alimi (2018). “Development of an Android Based E-Learning System for the Hausa Language”. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, Akamai University, USA. Volume 19. Number 2. November 2018.

Saheed, Y.K, Abdulsalam Sulaiman Olaniyi, Arowolo Michael Olaolu, and Akinbowale Nathaniel Babatunde, (2018). “Development of Iris Biometric Template Security Using steganography”. Computing and Information Systems Journal, the University of the West of Scotland. Vol 22, No 3, 2018.

Rasheed G. Jimoh, Ridwan M. Yusuf, Yusuf O. Olatunde, and Saheed, Y.K., (2018). “Application of Dimensionality Reduction on Classification of Colon Cancer Using ICA and KNN Algorithm”. Seria Informatică. Vol. XVI fasc. 1 – 2018 Annals. Computer Science Series. Tibiscus University, Pp.55-59. 16th Tome 1st Fasc. – 2018.

Saheed, Y.K., and Gbolagade K.A., (2018). “RSA Cryptosystem Encryption Based on Three Moduli Set with Common Factors {2n+2, 2n+1, 2n}”. Computing and Information Systems Journal, University of the West of Scotland.Vol 22, No 3,

Saheed, Y.K., and Gbolagade, K.A., (2017). “An Improved RSA Cryptosystem Based on Thread and CRT.” E-Academia Journal ( Volume 6 Issue 2. pp.71-79. 2017.Universiti Teknologi MARA Terengganu, MPROVEDRSACRYPTOSYSTEM.pdf

O Arowolo, R.M. Isiaka, S.O. Abdulsalam, Saheed, Y.K., and K.A. Gbolagade (2017). “A Comparative Analysis of Feature Extraction Methods for Classifying Colon Cancer Microarray Data”. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Scalable Information Systems. doi: 10.4108/eai.25-9-2017.153147.

Hambali, M.A., Saheed, Y.K., Gbolagade M.D., and Gaddafi, M., (2017). “Artificial Neural Network Approach for Electric Load Forecasting in Power Distribution Company”. E-Academia Journal. Volume 6 Issue 2 2017, pp. 80-90. Universiti Teknologi MARA Terengganu, http://journale-

Abdulsalam O., Hambali M.A, Salau-Ibrahim T.T, Saheed, Y.K, and Akinbowale N.B., (2017). “Knowledge Discovery from Educational Database Using Apriori Algorithm.” GESJ: Computer Science and Telecommunications 2017. No.1(51).pp.41-51. ISSN 15121232. 017-06.

Abdulsalam S.O., Saheed, Y.K., Hambali M.A., Salau-Ibrahim T.T., and Akinbowale N.B., (2017). “Student’s Performance Analysis Using Decision Tree Algorithms”. Annals Computer Science Series, Anale. Seria Informatică. Vol. XV. (1). 2017. Journal of Computer Science, Tibiscus University, http://anale-
Member, IEEE Computer Society with membership number – 94124568
Member, The Internet Society- 2232751
Member, International Association of Engineers and Computer Scientist -131229
Member, Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)- 18847
Member, Nigeria Computer


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