PingFin 8 @ Malta – Closure & Thanks


It has been my pleasure and honour to chair the PingFin 8 workshop at Malta. I am pleased to inform you that we have ended the PingFin 8 workshop at Malta with great success. It has been a formidable¬†4-day experience and a real pleasure to share with a lot of talented people. I believe that […]

M.Sc. Research


In October 2013 I started my M.Sc. in Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining studies at De Montfort University, and have graduated in July 2016. In this post, I would like to document my final research project: Continuous Passive User Authentication via Typing Heat Maps, part of which has been presented at the ICCE-Berlin 2016 […]

MCAST @ Malta Startup Weekend


Really proud of our second-year B.Sc. Multimedia Software Development students, Mr. Jean Paul Caruana and Mr. Luke Benjamin Cassar, for their performance, dedication and professionalism in the Malta Startup Weekend hosted at Smart City. A true testament to the quality of students found at MCAST IICT. .  

PingFin8


Glad to announce that MCAST shall be hosting the PingFin 8 workshop at Malta from 13-16th March 2017 at the MITA Innovation Hub, Smart City, Kalkara. This will be an e-Payments International Workshop where participants will implement a solution in Oracle PL/SQL to handle SEPA payments. We would like to thank the organising university Odisee […]

ERD Guide


My previous work on ERD Guide using Barker’s notation¬†proved to be very popular. After years of using this notation I have moved on to the Information Engineering Notation still using Oracle Data Modeler and have thus updated the notes pack. Hope you find it useful and feel free to use for educational use. Your feedback […]

M.Sc. Studies


Glad to announce that I have successfully graduated with top grades at De Montfort University, Leicester in M.Sc. Business Intelligent Systems and Data Mining for which I have won the Best Student and Best Project awards. My research has also been published in an IEEE conference, DOI:¬†10.1109/ICCE-Berlin.2016.7684753 I would like to thank my mentor Dr. […]