Dr Golam Sorwar BSc(BUET), MSc(UKM), PhD(Monash) 

I am a lecturer with the School of Business and Tourism (Multimedia and Information
Technology discipline) at the Coffs Harbour Campus of Southern Cross University. 

I received BSc Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 1994 from Bangladesh
University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh, MSc Degree in Electrical,
Electronic and Systems Eng. in 1998 from National University of Malaysia, Malaysia, and
PhD Degree in Information Technology from Monash University, Australia in 2003. 

My main area of teaching is in the areas of computer communication and networks,
multimedia resource development and application programming. My major research interests
are in the fields of multimedia signal processing and communication, electronic health
and telemedicine applications, sensor networks and artificial intelligence. I have
published more than 40 peer-reviewed internal /national journal articles, conference
papers and book chapters. I am a member of IEEE, USA; ACS, Australia and IEB, Bangladesh.

Journal articles


A research model of consumers’ adoption and continued use of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system (with Jun Xu and Xiang Gao), International Technology Management Review (2014)

Built on Xu and Quaddus’s39 model of adoption and continued use of knowledge management systems,...



UNL-based machine translation scheme for Bangla locative case constructs (with Nawab Y. Ali and A Ameer), Journal of Information and Education Technology (2014)

Case structure plays a vital role in grammatical structure of any language during language translation....



Implementation of E-Health record systems and E-Medical record systems in China (with Xiang Gao, Jun Xu, and Peter R. Croll), International Technology Management Review (2013)

In 2005, Chinese government defined its direction to electronic health records and electronic medical records....



Implementation of E-health record systems in Australia (with Jun Xu, Xiang Gao, and Peter R. Croll), The International Technology Management Review (2013)

Consideration of e-health record systems in Australia started in 2000. Based on the effort to...



Robust object segmentation using split-and-merge (with A BM Faruquzzaman, Nafize Rabbani Paiker, Jahidul Arafat, and M Ameer Ali), International Journal of Signal and Imaging Systems Engineering (2009)

In spite of simplicity and effectiveness in segmenting homogeneous regions in an image, Split-and-Merge (SM)...


Book chapters


Performance scalable motion estimation for video coding: an overview of current status and a promising approach (with M Murshed), Multimedia networking and coding (2012)

Motion estimation is one of the major bottlenecks in real-time performance scalable video coding applications...


Electronic medical prescription: an overview of current status and issues (with San Murugesan), Biomedical knowledge management: infrastructures and processes for e-health systems (2010)

Even today most medical prescriptions are typically handwritten or printed on paper and hand-delivered to...


Conference publications


Current status, challenges, and outlook of e-health record systems in China (with Xiang Gao, Jun Xu, and Peter R. Croll), Foundations and applications of intelligent systems: Foundations and applications of intelligent systems: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowlege Engineering (2014)

China (the mainland) is a developing country with a large population over a vast area,...



E-Governance for rural development: a case study on union information and service centre (UISC) of Bangladesh (with Rakibul Hoque), PACIS 2014 Proceedings (2014)

The “digital divide” between urban and rural areas has introduced a significant issue in equal...



Current status, challenges and outlook of e-health record systems in Australia (with Jun Xu, X Gao, and Peter R. Croll), Knowledge engineering and management: proceedings of the seventh international conference on intelligent systems and knowledge engineering, Beijing, China (2013)

Australia is among a few countries that have developed national electronic health (e-health) record systems....


Generation of Bangla text from universal networking language expression (with Md. Nawab Yousuf Ali, Shaikh Muhammad Muhammad Allayear, and M Ameer Ameer Ali), 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Processing & Computing (2012)

This paper presents a work on generating Bangla sentences from an interlingua representation called Universal...


Smart-TV based integrated e-health monitoring system with agent technology (with Raqibul Hasan), 26th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (2012)

An ageing population is now the leading concern for
higher healthcare costs due to more cases...