Faculty of Science and Technology

Afshar, Faezeh (Dr)

Position Lecturer  
Office T140 (T Building, Level 1, South)
Phone +61 3 5327 9777
Fax +61 3 5327 9289
Email f.afshar@federation.edu.au

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma of Computing (BCAE/Latrobe University)
  • Master of Information Technology (University of Ballarat): "A Computer-Mediated Framework to Facilitate Group Consensus Based on a Shared Understanding: ConSULT"
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Social-Psychology): Title: Shared Value Priorities in Groups.

Teaching areas

  • Computer programming
  • Database management systems
  • Business information systems
  • Operating systems
  • Multimedia design and applications
  • Webpage design

Publications

Afshar, F., Shared Value Priorities in Groups. PhD Thesis (2012)

Afshar, F., Stranieri, A., Yearwood, J: Online group deliberation for the elicitation of shared values to underpin decision making, In Feldman, Y.A., Kraft, D., Kuflik, T. (Eds.) Next Generation Information Technologies and Systems- 7th international conference- NGITS2009, Springer-Verlag, Berlin

Afshar, F., Stranieri, A. & Yearwood, J. (2008) Toward Computer Mediated Elicitation of a Community's Core Values for Sustainable Decision Making, Harnessing Knowledge Management to Build Communities: Proceedings of the 11th Annual Australian Conference on Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support, ACKMIDS 2008, Melbourne, Victoria, Monash University, pp.1-14.

Afshar, F., Yearwood, J., Stranieri, A.: A Tool for Assisting Group Decision Making for Consensus Outcomes in Organizations. In: Voges, K.E., Pope N.K.L. (eds.) Computational Intelligence for Organization Managers, Business Applications and Computational Intelligence (Ch 16), Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA (2006)

Afshar, F: A Computer-Mediated Framework to Facilitate Group Consensus Based on a Shared Understanding: ConSULT. Master Thesis (2004)

Afshar, F., Yearwood, J., Stranieri, A.: Capturing Consensus Knowledge from Multiple Experts. In: Bramer, M.A., Preece A., Coenen F. (eds.) The Twenty-Second SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems & Applied Artificial Intelligence, pp. 253-265, Springer, Cambridge (2002)

Conference presentations

Next Generation Information Technologies and Systems- 7th international conference- NGITS2009, Haifa, Israel.

The 11th Annual Australian Conference on Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support, ACKMIDS 2008, Melbourne, Victoria.

The Twenty-Second SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems & Applied Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge University, UK (2002)

Research areas

  • Shared value priorities
  • Individual/cultural/organisational values
  • Value-based decision making
  • Organisational justice
  • Group decision making
  • Argumentation
  • Computer mediated communication
  • Knowledge acquisition
  • Knowledge representation
  • Decision support systems