Reza Maanijou

About me

I’m an M.Sc. graduate in computer engineering at Guilan University. I’m working on my research on natural language processing at NLP lab at Guilan University under the supervision of Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel.

My research interests include machine learning, natural language processing, data mining, and robotics.

Education
Guilan University, Rasht, Iran

M.Sc. in Computer Engineering (2014-present)
Major in Software Engineering
Under supervision of Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel
Thesis title: Providing a Semantic Similarity Measurement System for Text Documents
GPA : 19.25/20 (U.S.A. GPA equivalent of A)
• First rank

B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (2009-2013)
Major in Software Engineering
GPA : 16.78/20
• Faculty of Engineering award: Ranked top 10% (7th) among all of computer engineering students ( 74 students), 2009-2013, Guilan University.
• Faculty of Engineering award: Ranked 2nd among all of computer engineering students for 2 semester, 2009-2010, Guilan University.
• Accepted for excellent student scholarship at Bu-Ali Sina University for M.Sc. in Computer Engineering (Major in Artificial Intelligence)

Noorbakhsh high school, Anzali, Guilan, Iran
Diploma in Mathematics and Physics (2005-2009)
GPA : 19.73/20.0
• Ranked first among all high school students in all years at Noorbakhsh high school.

Publications

1. Maanijou, R., Mirroshandel, S. A., “Introducing an expert system for prediction of soccer player ranking using ensemble learning”, Neural Computing and Applications, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-019-04036-9

2. (BEST PAPER AWARD) Maanijou, R., Mirroshandel, S. A., “Degarbayan: Development of a persian corpus of paraphrase sentences with crowdsourcing”, Proceedings of the 22nd National CSI Computer Conference, Teheran, Iran, 2017. (In Persian).

3. Saljoughi, P., Maanijou, R., Javadi, S., & Haghighi, S. S. Z. (2017). LegenDary 2017 Soccer 2D Simulation team description. In RoboCup IranOpen 2017 Competitions and Symposium. Teheran, Iran, 2017.

4. Saljoughi, P., Maanijou, R., Majidi, N., “LegenDary 2013 Soccer 2D Simulation Team Description Paper”, In RoboCup WorldCup 2013 Eindhoven Competitions and Symposium, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2013.

5. Saljoughi, P., Maanijou, R., Fouladi, E., Majidi, N., Yaghoobi, S., Fallah, H., & Zahedi, S., “LegenDary 2012 Soccer 2D Simulation Team Description Paper”, In RoboCup WorldCup 2012 Mexico City Competitions and Symposium, Mexico City, Mexico, 2012.

Skills

Programming and Developing: Proficient in C++ , Java, Python, Android SDK and SQL;  Familiar with Qt, Git, Matlab, C#, PHP, JavaScript, SEO, HTML and CSS

Software Skills: Latex, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel;  Familiar with Microsoft SQL server, Microsoft Access and Photoshop

OS Environments: Linux, Windows, Familiar with OS X

Natural Languages: Persian(mother tongue), Moderate in English; Familiar with Arabic

Contact me
Honors & Awards
  • Ranked 4th in NLP Contest: Iranian Presidential Election Prediction: Participated as a member of Guilan NLP Election Forecast

  • Ranked 11th in RoboCup 2013: In soccer 2D simulation league, the 17th RoboCup WorldCup 2013, Eindhoven, Netherlands, As team member of “LegenDary2013”.

  • Ranked 2nd in Caspian robotic competition 2012: In soccer 2D simulation league, 1st national robotic competition, Rasht, Iran, Guilan University, As team leader of “Legendary2012”
Teaching Assistant Experiences
  • Artificial Intelligence: Instructor: Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2015.
  • Data Structure: Instructor: Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2015.
  • Compiler: Instructor: Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Spring 2015.
  • Advanced Programming: Instructor: Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Spring 2015.
  • Data Structure: Instructor: Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2014.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Instructor: Dr. Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2014.
  • Advanced Programming: Instructor: Nima Karimpour, Engineering Department, Guilan University, Spring 2010.
Teaching Experiences

Internet Engineering: Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2017.
Internet Engineering: Engineering Department, Guilan University, Spring 2018.
Internet Engineering: Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2018.
Natural Language Processing: Engineering Department, Guilan University, Fall 2018.