Dr. Rabaa Alabdulrahman is a Saudi national, working as an Assistant Professor at the department of Business Administration at PMU, KSA. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Computer & Information Systems from King Faisal University in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, in 2007. Her master’s degree in System Science from University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada, in 2014 and her Ph.D. in Digital Transformation and Innovation from University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada in 2020.
Her doctoral dissertation examines the use of machine learning to improve recommendation systems quality. In her research, she developed three frameworks, integrated design, and analysis environment for each methodology. Each framework has been published in conferences and is freely available to the community.
She has authored 4 conference papers, 2 book chapters, and 1 journal paper published in the International Joint Conference of Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge
Management (KDIR), the Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval (CCIS) book, and the expert systems with applications journal. She has also served as a reviewer of journal articles.
Dr. Alabdulrahman’s primary research interests include e-commerce, recommendation systems, machine learning and business intelligence. As future research direction, Dr. Alabdulrahman aims to research the impact of digitalization on businesses. In recent years, KSA has exerted tremendous efforts in transforming to e-government, e-health, and e-commerce. Dr. Alabdulrahman believes there are many hidden gems yet to be researched and improved.