Nathalie Japkowicz

                Ph.D. , Professor

                  Department of Computer Science

               American University

             (formerly at the School of Electrical    

               Engineering and Computer Science

                     at the University of Ottawa

              Web page: click here)


Academic Honours

Call for Papers

          Books and Edited Volumes




          How to reach me





Academic Honours:


Call for Papers:


·       Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems: Recent Advances in Theory, Methodology and Applications of Imbalanced Learning


Books and Edited Volumes:




·        ISMIS’2018: 24th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems. edited with Michelangelo Ceci and Jiming Liu (2018)




Performance Evaluation for Learning Algorithms

The slides of the tutorial presentation given at Canadian AI 2016, May 31, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Victoria, BC are downloadable here (2.33 MB, 87 Slides)
Other versions of this tutorial were also delivered at ICMLA’2011, ICML’2012 and ECML’2013



Research Interests:

My research interests are in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and, most specifically, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Big Data Analysis. My areas of applications are defense and security, including cybersecurity as well as medicine, environmental safety, and business applications. I collaborate with a variety of governmental agencies, public institutions and private industries including DRDC, Health Canada, Ottawa area hospitals, Ciena, Weather Telematics, Larus Technologies, and TechInsights.

For more detail about my work in Defense and Security, please visit the University of Ottawa Research on Machine Learning for Defense and Security webpage by clicking HERE

Publications                                                   Research Students at AU                                     Former and Current Research Students at U Ottawa




o   CSC 468/668: Artificial Intelligence: Fall 2018

o   CSC 480/680: Data Mining: Fall 2018



o   CSC 565: Operation Systems: Spring 2018

o   CSC 568: Artificial Intelligence: Fall 2017

o   CSC 565: Operation Systems: Spring 2017

o   CSC 589: Machine Learning: Fall 2016



     Contact Information:


       Nathalie Japkowicz
       Department of Computer Science
       American University

       4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

       Washington, DC 20016-8058