School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences

Ivkovic, Sasha

Phone +61 3 5327 9390
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  • Master of IT (by Research) - University of Ballarat
  • BComp (Hons) - University of Ballarat
  • CNA (Novell)
  • Diploma of Project Management - University of Ballarat
  • PhD - Federation University Australia

Teaching areas

  • IBM Mainframe Technologies and Services (z/Architecture, z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS, Unix, Linux)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Project management
  • Application / system programming
  • Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and GNU/Linux
  • Database management systems
  • Business information systems
  • Database design - Oracle
  • Dynamic web development (Linux Apache MySQL PHP - LAMP)


Ivkovic, S.& Ma, L. (2009).Discovering Problems, Emotions, Expectations and Lexical Patterns from Project Related Communication.

Submitted to IADIS International Conference WWW/INTERNET 2009 Rome, Italy 19 - 22 November 2009

Ivkovic, S.& Yearwood, J. (2009).Integrating Project Management Practices with Communication Strategies in Educational Sector.

Submitted to IADIS International Conference WWW/INTERNET 2009 Rome, Italy 19 - 22 November 2009

Vogue, K. E., & Pope, N.K.LI. (2006). Business Applications and Computational Intelligence. Ivkovic, S.

Chapter XIII,Visual Grouping of Association Rules by Clustering Conditional Probabilities for Categorical Data, Idea Group Inc.

Ivkovic, S., Saunders, G., Ghosh, R., & Yearwood, J. (2005).Using association and overlapping time window approach to detect drug reaction signals.

In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence For Modelling, Control and Automation and international Conference on intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and internet Commerce Vol-1 (Cimca-Iawtic'06) - Volume 01 (November 28 - 30, 2005). CIMCA. IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, 1045-1053.

Saunders , G.,Ivkovic, S.

, Ghosh , R. & Yearwood, J. (2005).Applying anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) and critical term ontologies to Australian drug safety data for association rules and adverse event signalling. Proceedings of the 2005 Australasian Ontology Workshop, p.93-98, December 06, 2005, Sydney, Australia

Bagirov , A. M., Ferguson , B., Ivkovic , S.

, Saunders, G. & Yearwood, J. (2003).New algorithms for multi-class cancer diagnosis using tumour gene expression signatures. Bioinformatics Vol. 19 no. 14 2003 Pages 1800-1807 Oxford University Press

Ivkovic, S., Yearwood, J., Stranieri, A. (2003) Visualizing Association Rules for feedback within the legal system.

ICAIL 2003: 214-223

Ivkovic, S.

Discovering Interesting Association Rules from Legal Databases. Journal of Information and Communication Technology Law. Vol 11, No. 1 (2002). Carfax Publishing

Research interests

  • Knowledge discovery from databases (data mining)
  • Project based communication
  • PhD research thesis: Integrating human communications strategies with project management for effective outcomes