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Informatics & Communication Engineering

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Department

Informatics & Communication Engineering

Teaching Areas

Expert Systems, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Text Analytics, Big Data Analysis Master, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Structure and Algorithms in C++.

Research Areas

Expert Systems, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Text Analytics, Big Data Analysis Master, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Structure and Algorithms in C++.

Education

PHD. in Sciences of the Language Stendhal University (Grenoble III), in Grenoble (France), 1997. Master in Artificial Intelligence Grenoble (ENSIMAG), France, 1993. Bachelor in Information Technology Engineering HIAST, 1991.

Member Ship

15th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA 2018), Advances in Knowledge Engineering, Aqaba in Jordan., October 28th to November 1st, 2018. The Third workshop on Open-Source Arabic Corpora and Corpora Processing Tools (OSACT3), held at 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 7-12 May 2018, Miyazaki (Japan). The 6th International Conference on Arabic Language Processing (ICALP), Fez, Morocco, October 11th - 12th 2017. 14th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA 2017), Hammamet, Tunisia, October 30th -November 3rd, 2017. The Third Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop (WANLP) held at the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), Valencia, Spain, 3rd

Dr. Nada Ghuneim

Books

Atem, N. Ghneim, F. Kerbek, B. Kurdy, N. Ismail, SyriaAir case, chapter in a Book: Rising to the digital challenge, lessons learned from Mediterranean Enterprises, Centre TIME, Grenoble Ecole de Management, 2005, pp. 49-62.

Collaborator in “The Dictionary for Information Technology Terms”, Syrian Computer Society publications, 2000, (in Arabic).

Joukhadar, G. Rebdawi, N. Ghneim, programming languages C++ and Java (in Arabic), a handbook for the 3d year, Information Technology faculty, Damascus University, 2000-2001.

Ghneim, G. Rebdawi, O. Abu-Amsha, O. Al-Dakkak, R. Kastantin, S. Desouki, K. Kamar, N. Khabbaz, translation of a reference book in Algorithms: “Introduction to Algorithms”, by T. Cormen, Ch. Leiserson, R. Rivest, C. Stein, Syrian Computer Society (SCS), 2 volumes, 2011, 2012, https://www.facebook.com/hiast.edu.sy/photos/pb.1543874262550189.-2207520000.1453913968./1674634606140820

Ghneim, G. Rebdawi, N. Al-Hafez, Z. Dahroug, F. Abbas, W. Moualla, translation of a reference book in Software Engineering: “Software Engineering: a practitioner’s approach”, by Roger S. Pressman, Syrian Computer Society (SCS), 2 volumes, http://www.neelwafurat.com/itempage.aspx?id=lbb107597-67752&search=books (2001); http://www.neelwafurat.com/itempage.aspx?id=lbb107598-67753&search=books (2002) .

Ghneim, B. Al-Kurdi, O. Al-Dakkak, B. Al-Khatib, translation of a reference book in Artificial Intelligence: “artificial Intelligence: A new synthesis”, by Nilsson, Syrian Computer Society (SCS), http://archive.tishreen.news.sy/tishreen/public/read/26026, (2005).

Ghneim, O. Abu-Amsha, translation of an e-business book: “E-business Best practices, Leveraging technology for Business Advantage”, by S. McKie, Saudi Publisher Obeikan, http://www.neelwafurat.com/itempage.aspx?id=lbb121867-81995&search=books, 2003.

Collaborator in the translation of the IEEE "Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge", Syrian Computer Society (SCS), (in Arabic), http://www.scs.org.sy/ArticlesDetail.aspx?ArticleID=6.

 

E-Books

Ghneim, O. Aldakkak, "Natural Language Processing", for the "Information System Engineering" program, in the Syrian Virtual University, 2007, (in Arabic).

Joukhadar, G. Rebdawi, S. Desouki, A Webbi, N. Hafez, N. Ghneim, "Web Applications Development", for the "Web Technology" master, in the Syrian Virtual University, 2007, (in Arabic).

Ghneim, A. Joukhadar, "E-Commerce Technology", for the "Web Technology" master, in the Syrian Virtual University, 2006, (in Arabic).

 

Journals

Sherkawi, N. Ghneim, and O. Al-Dakkak, Arabic Speech Act Recognition Techniques, ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), ACM Publisher, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 18, 2018.

Sonbol, Gh. Rebdawi, N. Ghneim, Anaphora Resolution in Business Process Requirement Engineering, International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 8(3), January 2018

Sherkawi, N. Ghneim, O. Al-Dakkak, Arabic Speech Act Recognition using Bootstrapped Rule Based System, International Journal on Computer and Communications Networks, Computational Intelligence and Data Analytics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-8, 2017.

Abdullah Daood, Issam Salman, Nada Ghneim, Comparison Study of Automatic Classifiers Performance in Emotion Recognition of Arabic Social Media Users, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 95, Issue 17, September 2017.

Shalaby , O. Dakkak, N. Ghneim, An Arabic Text To Speech Based on Semi-Syllable Concatenation, International Review on Computers and Software 11(12):1178, December 2016.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316027558_An_Arabic_Text_To_Speech_Based_on_Semi-Syllable_Concatenation.

Al-Faham and N. Ghneim, Towards Enhanced Arabic Speech Emotion Recognition: Comparison Between Three Methodologies, Asian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 07, Issue 03, pp.2665-2669, March, 2016.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/301608400_TOWARDS_ENHANCED_ARABIC_SPEECH_EMOTION_RECOGNITION_COMPARISON_BETWEEN_THREE_METHODOLOGIES.

Aldakkak, N. Ghneim, I. Salman, An interactive Speech Web site in Arabic and English, Asian Journal of Information Technology AJIT, 2014,  Volume 13, Issue: 11, pp. 720-724.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280976086_An_Interactive_Speech_Web_Site_in_Arabic_and_English.

Espil, B. Al-Khateeb, N. Ghneim, Arabic Opinion Mining Using Lexicon Based Classification And Machine Learning Algorithms, in Arabic, Damascus University Journal for Engineering Sciences, April, 2014.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/310449856_Arabic_Opinion_Mining_Using_Lexicon_Based_Classification_And_Machine_Learning_Algorithms_in_Arabic.

Rebdawi, M. S. Desouki, N. Ghneim, The Interactive Arabic Dictionary: Another Collaboratively Constructed Language Resource, Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications (JSCA), Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 17-22.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/249009279_The_Interactive_Arabic_Dictionary_Another_Collaboratively_Constructed_Language_Resource.

Alsharif, D. Alshamaa, N. Ghneim, Emotion Classification in Arabic Poetry Using Machine Learning, International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), Vol. 65, No. 16, 2013, pp. 10-15.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284326319_Emotion_Classification_in_Arabic_Poetry_Using_Machine_Learning.

Ghneim, Gh. Rebdawi, Exploring Arabic text diacritization approaches in view of establishing an action plan for developing an open source diacritizer, in Arabic, Damascus University Journal for Engineering Sciences, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2013.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/285206211_drast_mnhjyat_altshkyl_alaly_llnsws_alrbyt_bhdf_wd_khtt_ml_lbna_mshkl_aly_mftwh_almsdr.

Ghneim, Gh. Rebdawi, S. Desouki, R. Sonbol, Collaborative Enrichment of Interactive Arabic Dictionary, in Arabic, Damascus University Journal for Engineering Sciences, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2013.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/271202749_altsharkyt_fy_aghna_mjm_allght_alrbyt_altfaly.

Ghneim, W. Safi, M. Alsaid-Ali, Towards a system for constructing Arabic Ontology based on natural text, Damascus University Journal for Engineering Sciences, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2013.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/285200815_bna_nwat_nzam_msad_ly_ansha_antwlwjyt_rbyt_antlaqaa_mn_alnsws.

Sonbol, M. S. Desouki, N. Ghneim, Building an Arabic POS-Tagger Using Semi-Supervised Learning Methodology, IJCSEA, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2012.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233846277_Building_an_Arabic_POS-Tagger_Using_Semi-Supervised_Learning_Methodology.

Sonbol, N. Ghneim, M. S. Desouki, An Application Oriented Arabic Morphological Analyzer, Damascus University Journal for Engineering Sciences, Vol. 27, No. 1, pages 7-19, 2011.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/216075273_An_Application_Oriented_Arabic_Morphological_Analyzer.

Ghneim, H. Habash, Text-to-Phonemes in Arabic, Damascus University Journal for Basic Sciences, Vol. 19, N. 1, 2003.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/285200757_Text-to-Phonemes_in_Arabic_in_Arabic.

Aubergé, N. Ghneim, R. Benrahli, Analyse systématique des déviations orthographiques dans le corpus ORTHOTEL, Revue Langue Française, no 124, 1999.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/250283885_Analyse_du_corpus_ORTHOTEL_apport_du_traitement_automatique_a_la_classification_des_deviations_orthographiques.

 

Conferences

Khaled Alrifai, Ghaida Rebdawi, Nada Ghneim, Arabic Tweeps Gender and Dialect Prediction, Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum CLEF, vol. 1866, 11 September 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

Alsharif, D. Alshamaa, N. Ghneim, Emotion Classification in Arabic Poetry Using Machine Learning, 4thInternational Conference on Arabic Language Processing, CITALA 2012, May 2nd – 3rd 2012, Rabat, Morocco.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316838381_Emotion_Classification_in_Arabic_Poetry_Using_Machine_Learning

Rebdawi, N. Ghneim, M., Desouki, R. Sonbol, An Interactive Arabic Dictionary, in Arabic, 7th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, Arabic Language Processing special session, 25-27 April, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate, 2011.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/224242441_An_Interactive_Arabic_Dictionary

Rebdawi, N. Ghneim, M., Desouki, Interactive Arabic Language Dictionary, in Arabic, 2d International Conference on ICT, AlBaath University, Homs, Syria, October 2010.

Ghneim, W. Safi, M. Alsaid-Ali, Building a Framework for Arabic Ontology Learning, the International Business Information Management Conference (13th IBIMA), 9-10 November, 2009.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284323056_Building_a_Framework_for_Arabic_Ontology_Learning

Ghneim, E. Karhely, W. Safi, First Step of Building an Arabic FrameNet (AFN), the 13thInternational Business Information Management Conference (13th IBIMA), 9-10 November, 2009.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284324899_First_Step_of_Building_an_Arabic_FrameNet_AFN

Al-Dakkak, N. Ghneim, A. Alshalaby, R. Sonbol, M. Desouki, Arabic Language resources in HIAST, 2nd International Conference on Arabic Language Resources and Tools, Cairo (Egypt), 22 -23 April, 2009.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233415015_Arabic_Language_Resources_in_HIAST

Sonbol, N. Ghneim, Desouki M., Arabic Morphological Analysis: a new approach, ICTTA 2008, Damascus, SYRIA.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/4337235_Arabic_Morphological_Analysis_a_New_Approach

Ghneim, O. Aldakkak, Arabic Language and the Computer, 5th Conference of the Arabic Academy, 20-22 November, 2006, Damascus, Syria.

Al-Dakkak, N. Ghneim, M. AbouZliekha, S. Al-Moubayed, Prosodic Feature Introduction and Emotion Incorporation in an Arabic TTS, Proceedings of ICTTA 2006, April, Damascus, SYRIA.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/224645338_Prosodic_Feature_Introduction_and_Emotion_Incorporation_in_an_Arabic_TTS

AbouZliekha, S. Al-Moubayed, O. Al-Dakkak, N. Ghneim, Emotional Audio-Visual Arabic Text-to-Speech, Proceedings of the 14th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2006, 4-8 September, Florence, Italy.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228944294_Emotional_audio_visual_arabic_text_to_speech

Al-Dakkak, N. Ghneim, M. AbouZliekha, S. Al-Moubayed, Emotion Inclusion in an Arabic Text-to-Speech, Proceedings of 13th European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO 2005, 4-8 September, Antalya, Turkey.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/246055222_EMOTION_INCLUSION_IN_AN_ARABIC_TEXT-TO-SPEECH

Al-Dakkak, N. Ghneim, Towards Man-Machine Communication in Arabic, Syrian-Lebanese conference, 12-13 October,1999, Damascus University.

Ghneim & V. Aubergé, Déviation orthographique dans ORTHOTEL, Journées D'étude sur la Parole, JADT : Bases, Corpus et Langage, 1998.

Ghneim & V. Aubergé (1996),“Vers l'orthographisation du Français de TOPH à PHOT”, XXIes Journées D'étude sur la Parole, 10-14 juin, Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Informatique, Avignon, France.

Ghneim & V. Aubergé (1996),“Inversion d'une grammaire de phonétisation :problèmes et écueils”, Séminaire "Représentations et Outils pour les Bases Lexicales, Morphologie Robuste", 13 et 14 novembre, CLIPS - IMAG, Grenoble.

Ghneim & V. Aubergé (1995), “Optimising Tools for the French Letter-to-Phone Grammar TOPH with a View to Phonographic Spelling Correction”, Proceeding of 8thROCLING Conference, August, Taiwan.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284338629_Optimising_Tools_for_the_French_Letter-to-Phone_Grammar_TOPH_with_a_View_to_Phonographic_Spelling_Correction

Ghneim & V. Aubergé (1995),“Optimisation de la grammaire de phonétisation du français TOPH en vue de la correction orthographique”, 3rd International Conference on statistical Analysis of Textual data JADT, December, Rome, Italy.

Ghneim & V. Aubergé (1995), “From TOPH to PHOT: Some Tools to Phonographic Spelling Correction”, NLPRS'95, Seoul, Korea. http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/O95-2002.

                        

 

Workshops

Khaled Alrifai, Ghaida Rebdawi, Nada Ghneim, Arabic Tweeps Gender and Dialect Prediction, Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum CLEF 2017, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Dublin, Ireland, September 11-14, 2017.

Ghneim, Open-Source Software for Automatic Diacritization of Arabic Texts, 2d Workshop for the Experts in the Arabic Network of free software and Open resources, Tunis, 15-17 January, 2013.

Ghneim, Semantic Processing in HIAST, In proceedings of the Experts Meeting On Arabic Ontologies And Semantic Networks. ALECSO, Tunis, 26-28 July, 2011.

Ghneim, Gh. Rebdawi, Research study on the diacritization approaches of Arabic Texts, Workshop on "Spelling Correction, diacritization, and syntactic analysis of Arabic Texts", 18-20 April, 2011, HIAST, Damascus, Syria.

Rebdawi, N. Ghneim, M., Desouki, Interactive Arabic Language Dictionary, in Arabic, ALECSO Workshop on Automatic Processing of Arabic Language, in the 6th International Computing Conference in Arabic, 10-21 May, 2010, Alhamamat, Tunis.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284419270_Interactive_Arabic_Language_Dictionary_in_Arabic

Ghneim, E. Karhely, W. Safi, First Step of Building an Arabic FrameNet (AFN), in Arabic, Enrichment of the Arabic Digital Content workshop, 16-19 October, 2010, HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA.

Sonbol, N. Ghneim, M. S. Desouki, Arabic POS tagger and syntactical parser using Machine Learning approach, in Arabic, Enrichment of the Arabic Digital Content workshop, 16-19 October, 2010, HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA.

Ghneim, W. Alhasan, W. Safi, Orthographic Correction of Arabic Texts, in Arabic, Enrichment of the Arabic Digital Content workshop, 16-19 October, 2010, HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA.

Al-Dakkak, A. Alshalaby, N. Ghneim, Arabic Synthesizer in HIAST- Automatic Prosody Generation, in Arabic, Enrichment of the Arabic Digital Content workshop, 16-19 October, 2010, HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA.

Alrebdawi, N. Ghneim, M. S. Desouki, Interactive Arabic Language Dictionary, in Arabic, Enrichment of the Arabic Digital Content workshop, 16-19 October, 2010, HIAST, Damascus, SYRIA.

Ghneim, W. Safi, S. Ramadan, R. Kabbani, A core system for Automatically assessing Arabic Essays, Standards of assessing Arabic written expressions Workshop, King Abdulaziz City of Sciences and Technology KACST, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 16 November 2009.

Ghneim, S. Desouki, R. Sonbol, An Application Oriented Arabic Morphological Analyzer, 3dArabic Morphological Processing experts Workshop, Arabic Language Academy, Damascus, Syria, 2009

Ghneim, O. Aldakkak, Arabic Computerized Applications in HIAST, Workshop on Arabic e-content on the Internet, Syrian Computer Society (SCS), Damascus, Syria, June, 2008

Ghneim, O. Aldakkak, Arabic Language and the Computer, 2d Arabic Morphological Processing experts Workshop, Abdulaziz City of Sciences and Technology KACST, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 29 April- 2May, 2008.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316856222_Arabic_Language_and_the_Computer_in_Arabic

Safadi, O. Dakkak, N. Ghneim, Computational Methods to Vocalize Arabic Texts, the Second Workshop on Internationalizing SSML, Hellas (FORTH) in Heraklion, Crete, 30-31 May 2006.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228525486_Computational_Methods_to_Vocalize_Arabic_Texts

 

 

Magazines

Al-Dakkak, N. Ghneim, Towards Arabic Communication between Man and Computers, IT Magazine (in Arabic), n. 86, pp. 130-136, 1999.

Ghneim, Arabic Texts Automatic Diacritization (in Arabic), InfoMag, Syrian Computer Society (SCS), n. 127-128, pp. 26-29, 2016.

 

 

Exhibitions

Ghneim, G. Rebdawi, S. Dessouki, R. Sonbol, H. Ibraheem, S. Attar, Interactive Arabic Dictionary, Shaam 2009, http://www.shaamexpo.com/2009.

Ghneim, M. Dessouki, R. Sonbol, Arabic Part of Speech Tagger, Shaam 2008, http://www.shaamexpo.com/2008.

Ghneim, M. Dessouki, R. Sonbol, Arabic Morphological Analyzer, Shaam 2007, http://www.shaamexpo.com/2007.

Ghneim, O. Dakkak, Hani Safadi, Arabic Vocalizer (Program to vocalize the written Arabic texts) , Shaam 2006, http://www.shaamexpo.com/2006.

Ghneim, O. Al-Dakkak, M. AbouZliekha, S. Al-Moubayed, Emogen (Emotion Generator): Arabic Text To Speech & Emotions Addition & Talking Face Plugging 3d simulator, Shaam 2005, http://www.shaamexpo.com/2005

Ghneim, O. Al-Dakkak, H. Trtrian, H. Mashlah, M. Rassouk, “ALNATOUK” with the prosodic feature added, Shaam 2004.

Ghneim, O. Al-Dakkak, A. AbdAllah, “The Arabic text reader” , Shaam 2002.

Ghneim, O. Al-Dakkak, A. AbdAllah, “Basic version of Arabic text reader without naturalness”, Shaam 2001.

 

Awards: 

2012-2013: 2d place in the "Idea that can change the world" competition for the Outstanding university projects, Semantic Relations Extraction from the Web in order to enrich an Ontology, co-supervised with G. Rebdawi, F. AlHassan, prepared by Mousab Orabi, ICT Incubator, Syrian Computer Society (SCS) , Damascus, Syria.

2012-2013: 3d place in the "Idea that can change the world" competition for the Outstanding university projects, Building an Arabic text to phoneme conversion system, co-supervised with A. Al-Shalabi, prepared by Ashraf Jabr, ICT Incubator, Syrian Computer Society (SCS) , Damascus, Syria.

2010-2011: 3d place in the "Idea that can change the world" competition for the Outstanding university projects, The Expert in Geometry, prepared by Ouais AlSharif, Jad Drous, Deema AlShamma, ICT Incubator, Syrian Computer Society (SCS) , Damascus, Syria.

2008-2009: 4th place in the "Idea that can change the world" competition for the Outstanding university projects, Building a Framework for Arabic Ontology Learning, and using it as a core for an Arabic Semantic search Engine, co-supervised with W. Safi, prepared by Moayad Alsaid-Ali, Fouad Hayek, ICT Incubator, Syrian Computer Society (SCS) , Damascus, Syria.

 

 

Experience:

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Informatics & Communication Engineering, at the Arab International University (AIU), Damascus, since 2013.

Lecturer at Information Technology Engineering Faculty, Damascus University, since 2003.

Lecturer at Syrian Virtual University, since 2006.

Lecturer at Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology HIAST, since 2013.

Researcher/Lecturer, at Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology HIAST, 1998-2013.

Head of the “Artificial Intelligence” group at the Informatics Department, HIAST, 2001-2009.

Head of the “Software Systems” laboratory at the Informatics Department, HIAST, 2004-2008.

Deputy Head of Informatics Department for the Academic Issues, HIAST, 2005-2009.

Member of the editing board of the Journal of Syrian Computer Society.