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Publications

Journal Papers
 
1. Mohamed Hosni, Ali Idri, Alain Abran and Ali Bou Nassif "On the value of Parameter Tuning in Heterogeneous Ensembles Effort Estimation," Soft Computing (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 2.47), Springer (In Press)

2. Mohammad Azzeh and Ali Bou Nassif, "A Comparative Analysis of Soft Computing Techniques for Predicting Software Effort Based Use Case Points," IET Software (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 0.73)

3. Cuauhtémoc López Martín, Ali Bou Nassif, and Alain Abran, "A training process for improving the quality of software projects developed by a practitioner," Journal of Systems and Software (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 2.44), Elsevier, Volume 131, pp. 98-111, 2017

4. Mohammad Azzeh and Ali Bou Nassif, "Analyzing the Relationship between Project Productivity and Environment Factors in the use case points method," Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 1.03), Wiley, 2017

5. Mohammad Azzeh and Ali Bou Nassif, "A hybrid model for estimating software project effort from Use Case Points," Applied Soft Computing (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 3.54), Elsevier, Volume 49, pp. 981-989, 2016

6. MohammadNoor Injadat, Fadi Salo and Ali Bou Nassif, "Data Mining Techniques in Social Media: A Survey," Neurocomputing (2016 ISI Impact Factor 3.317), Volume 214, Issue 19, pp. 654–670, Elsevier, 2016

7. Ali Bou Nassif, Mohammad Azzeh, Luiz Fernando Capretz and Danny Ho, "Neural Network Models for Software Development Effort Estimation: A Comparative Study," Neural Computing and Applications (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 2.5), Volume 27, Issue 8, pp. 2369-2381, Springer, 2016

8. Mohammad Azzeh, Ali Bou Nassif, Shadi Banitaan and Fadi Almasalha "Pareto Efficient Multi- Objective Optimization for Local Tuning of Analogy-Based Estimation," Neural Computing and Applications (2016 ISI Impact Factor: 2.5), Volume 27, Issue 8, pp. 2241-2265, Springer, 2016

9. Mohammad Azzeh, Ali Bou Nassif and Leandro Minku, "An Empirical Evaluation of Ensemble Adjustment Methods for Analogy-Based Effort Estimation," Journal of Systems and Software (2015 ISI Impact Factor: 1.424), Volume 103, Elsevier, 2015, PP. 36-52

10. Mohammed Azzeh and Ali Bou Nassif "Analogy-Based Effort Estimation: A New Method to Discover Set of Analogies from Dataset Characteristics," IET Software (2015 ISI Impact Factor: 0.595), Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2015, PP. 39-50

11. Wei Lin Du , Luiz Fernando Capretz, Ali Bou Nassif, and Danny Ho "A Hybrid Intelligent Model For Software Cost Estimation," Journal of Computer Science, Volume 9, Issue 11, 2013, PP. 1506-1513

12. Ali Bou Nassif, Danny Ho and Luiz Fernando Capretz, "Towards an Early Software Estimation Using Log-Linear Regression and a Multilayer Perceptron Model," Journal of Systems and Software (2013 ISI Impact Factor: 1.425), Elsevier, Volume 86, Issue 1, PP. 144-160, 2013

13. Elsergany, M., A. Shanableh, A., and A. Ahsan (2015) Exploratory study to assess the impact of chitosan /bentonite ratio on the metal removal capacity of chitosan modified bentonite clay.  14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015) Rhodes, Greece, 3 - 5 September 2015.

14. A. Elnagar, Y. Khalifa, and A. Einea, Hotel Arabic-Reviews Dataset Construction for Sentiment Analysis Applications, to appear in Intelligent Natural Language Processing: Trends and Applications, Springer, 2018.

15. Reem Nasir and A. Elnagar, Exploration of Unknown Multiply Connected Environments Using Minimal Sensory Data, Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8917, pp 479-490, 2014

16. A. Alsaafin and A. Elnagar, A Minimal Subset of Features Using Feature Selection for Handwritten Digit Recognition, in the Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications, 9(4), 55-68, 2017. DOI: 10.4236/jilsa.2017.94006

17. O. Hamza and A. Elnagar, Localization and Navigation of Autonomous Indoor Mobile Robots, in the International Journal of  Computing, Communication and Instrumentation Engineering  (IJCCIE), Vol. 2, Issue 2, 228-233 (2015) ISSN 2349-1469 EISSN 2349-1477. This is an invited paper as it won best session-paper award in the International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Material and Mechanical Engineering (ISMME'2015).

18. R. Nasir and A. Elnagar, Gap Navigation Trees for Discovering Unknown Environments. Journal of Intelligent Control and Automation, 6(4), 229-240, 2015. doi: 10.4236/ica.2015.64022.

19. A. Elnagar and R. Bentrecia, A Recognition-Based Approach to Segmenting Arabic Handwritten Text Segmentation, Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications, 7(4), 93-103, 2015. DOI: 10.4236/jilsa.2015.74009

20. Manar Abu Talib and A. Elnagar, Your future is our business: A new CS student recruitment strategy University of Sharjah (UOS) case study, in the Journal Computer Science (JCS), 11(1), 145-152, 2015. DOI:10.3844/jcssp.2015.145.152

21. Nasr Mohammed and A. Elnagar, Construction of Polyhedral Nets: A Mining Approach, the International Journal on Data Mining and Intelligent Information Technology Applications (IJMIA), 3(2), 10-23,2013.

22. I. Shahin, "Speaker identification in a shouted talking environment based on novel third-order circular suprasegmental hidden Markov models," Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, DOI: 10.1007/s00034-015-0220-4, Vol. 35, issue 10, October 2016, pp. 3770-3792.

23. I. Shahin, "Employing emotion cues to verify speakers in emotional talking environments," Journal of Intelligent Systems, Special Issue on Intelligent Healthcare Systems, DOI: 10.1515/jisys-2014-0118, Vol. 25, issue 1, January 2016, pp. 3-17.

24. I. Shahin and Mohammed Nasser Ba-Hutair, "Talking condition recognition in stressful and emotional talking environments based on CSPHMM2s," International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 18, issue 1, March 2015, pp. 77-90, DOI: 10.1007/s10772-014-9251-7.

25. I. Shahin, "Novel third-order hidden Markov models for speaker identification in shouted talking environments," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 35, October 2014, pp. 316-323, DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2014.07.006.

26. S. I. Badran, S. Ahmadi, D. Menzies, and I. Shahin, "An efficient separation for convolutive mixtures," International Journal of Computer, Information Science and Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 5, April 2014. pp. 583-587.

27. I. Shahin, "Employing both gender and emotion cues to enhance speaker identification performance in emotional talking environments," International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 16, issue 3, September 2013, pp. 341-351, DOI: 10.1007/s10772-013-9188-2.

28. I. Shahin, "Speaker identification in emotional talking environments based on CSPHMM2s," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 26, issue 7, August 2013, pp. 1652-1659, http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/ j.engappai. 2013.03.013.

29. I. Shahin, "Gender-dependent emotion recognition based on HMMs and SPHMMs," International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 16, issue 2, June 2013, pp. 133-141, DOI: 10.1007/s10772-012-9170-4.

30. Fareh, Shehdeh and Aziz Thabit Saeed. (2011) The Teacher as researcher in the context of language teaching. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 15 (2011) 153–159.

31. Saeed, Thabit and Shehdeh Fareh. (2012). Arab EFL Learners' Acquisition of Verbs of Senses. Studia Anglica Posnaniensia: An international Review of English Studies, 47:1

32. Fareh, Shehdeh. (2014). Macrolinguistic Errors in Arab EFL Learners' Essays. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, 141, pp. 924-933.

33. Fareh, Shehdeh. (2014). Towards a Discourse Grammar in Language Teaching.

34.  JAES: (International Journal of Arabic and English Studies), Vol. 15.

35. Shyma Al-Shukri and Shehdeh Fareh. (2017). English Eye and its Arabic Equivalent ؟ayn: Similar of different. Chapter 8 in: Translation across Time and Space edited by Wafa abu Hatab, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

36. Shehdeh Fareh. (2017) Teacher Characteristics and Teacher Role. Entry in The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Edited by John I. Liontas. © 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2018 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

37.  Shehdeh Fareh. (2017)  Planning and Class Management. Entry in The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Edited by John I. Liontas. © 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2018 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

38. Fareh, Shehdeh & Inaam Hamadi. (2017).  English for Medicine and Health Sciences. Elsevier.

39. Shyma Al-Shukri and Shehdeh Fareh. (2017). English Green and its Arabic Equivalent Akhdhar: Similar or Different. (2018).  Accepted for publication in: International Journal of Arabic-English Studies (IJAES).

40.  Shehdeh Fareh. (2018). The Role of Translation in Developing Arabic دور الترجمة في تطويراللغة العربية (in Arabic). Accepted for publication in Al-Arabiyya: Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic, Vol. 50. Georgetown University Press. http://press.georgetown.edu/book/languages/al-arabiyya#sthash.mdIspINQ.dpuf Vol. 50, 2018.

International Conferences

1. Ali Bou Nassif, Mohammad Azzeh and Shadi Banitaan, "Robust Rank Aggregation Method for Case-Base Effort Estimation," IoT Connect at  the 30th annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (IEEE 2017 CCECE), 2017, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

2. Ali Bou Nassif "Short Term Power Demand Prediction Using Stochastic Gradient Boosting," 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications, 2016, Ras Al Khaima, UAE

3. Mohamed Hosni, Ali Idri, Ali Bou Nassif and Alain Abran, "Heterogeneous Ensembles for Software Development Effort Estimation," 2016 International Conference on Soft Computing & Machine Intelligence (ISCMI 2016), Dubai, UAE, 2016

4.  Shadi Banitaan, Mohammad Azzeh and Ali Bou Nassif "User Movement Prediction: The Contribution of Machine Learning Techniques" 15th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, 2016, Los Angeles, USA

5. Shadi Banitaan, Ali Bou Nassif and Mohammad Azzeh, "Class Decomposition using K-means and Hierarchical Clustering," 14th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, 2015, Miami, USA

6. Mohammad Azzeh, Ali Bou Nassif and Shadi Banitaan, "An Application of Classification and Class Decomposition to Use Case Point Estimation Method" 14th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, 2015, Miami, USA

7. Hamza Ghandorh, Ali Bou Nassif and Luiz Fernando Capretz, "A Domain-specific Language Notation for Smartphone Applications with Portable Capability," 12th International Conference on Mobile Web and Intelligent Information Systems (MobiWis 2015), 2015, Rome, Italy

8. Mohammad Azzeh, Ali Bou Nassif and Shadi Banitaan "A Better Case Adaptation Method for Case-Based Effort Estimation Using Multi-Objective Optimization," 13th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2014), December 2014, Detroit, MI, USA

9. Ali Bou Nassif, Luiz Fernando Capretz and Danny Ho, "Calibrating Use Case Points," Companion Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2014), June 2014, Hyderabad, India

10.Sonia Meskini, Ali Bou Nassif, and Luiz Fernando Capretz, "Reliability Prediction of Smartphone Applications Through Their Failure Data Analysis", The 19th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing (PRDC 2013), December 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada

11. Mohammad Azzeh and Ali Bou Nassif, "Fuzzy Model Tree for Early Effort Estimation," 12th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2013), December 2013, Miami, Florida, USA

12. Ali Bou Nassif, Mohammad Azzeh, Luiz Fernando Capretz and Danny Ho, "A Comparison Between Decision Trees and Decision Tree Forests for Software Effort Estimation," The Third International Conference on Communications and Information Technology (ICCIT 2013), June 2013, Beirut, Lebanon

13. Sonia Meskini, Ali Bou Nassif, and Luiz Fernando Capretz, "Reliability Models Applied to Mobile Applications," The Seventh International Conference on Software Security and Reliability (SERE 2013), June 2013, Washington D.C., USA

14. Osama T. Ali, Ali Bou Nassif and Luiz Fernando Capretz, "Business Intelligence Solutions in Healthcare: Transforming OLTP System to BI Solution," The Third International Conference on Communications and Information Technology (ICCIT 2013), June 2013, Beirut, Lebanon

15. Mohamed Elzaiady and A. Elnagar, Next-Best-View Planning for Environment Exploration and 3D Model Construction, accepted in the International Conference on Infocom Technologies and Unmanned Systems (ICTUS'2017) to be held during Dec 18-20, 2017, Dubai, UAE.

16.    A. Aziz Altowayan and Ashraf Elnagar, Improving Arabic Sentiment Analysis with Sentiment-Specific Embeddings, accepted in the 2017 International Workshop on Big Social Media Data Management and Analysis (BSMDMA2017) in conjunction with 2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 2017) , Dec 11-14, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.

17.    A. Elnagar, A. Einea, and L. Lulu, Comparative Study of Sentiment Classification for Automated Translated Latin Reviews into Arabic, accepted in 2017 IEEE/ACS 14th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), Hamammet, Tunisia, Oct. 30 – Nov 3, 2017.

18.    A. Elnagar, "Investigation on sentiment analysis for Arabic reviews," 2016 IEEE/ACS 13th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), Agadir, Morocco, Agadir, Morocco, Nov 29 –Dec 2, 2016. pp. 1-7. doi: 10.1109/AICCSA.2016.7945623

19.    A. Elnagar and O. Einea, "BRAD 1.0: Book reviews in Arabic dataset," 2016 IEEE/ACS 13th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), Agadir, Morocco, Nov 29 –Dec 2. pp. 1-8.  doi: 10.1109/AICCSA.2016.7945800

20.    O. Hamza and A. Elnagar, A Kinect based Indoor Mobile Robot Localization, in the 10th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA15), Sharjah, UAE, pages: 1 – 6, Dec. 8-10 , 2015. DOI:10.1109/ISMA.2015.7373469.

21.    O. Hamza and A. Elnagar, Localization and Navigation of Autonomous Indoor Mobile Robots, to appear International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Material and Mechanical Engineering (ISMME'2015), Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2015.

22.    Won best session-paper award; to appear in the Journal International Journal of Computing, Communication and Instrumentation Engineering (IJCCIE).

23.    M. S. Ali, A. Elnagar, A.  Hussein, Students' Prospective on the Need for a General Education Course in Information Technology, International Conference on Engineering Education (IFEE2015), pp: 221-227, Sharjah, UAE, Mar. 17-19, 2015.

24.    A. Hussein, A. Elnagar, M. S. Ali, Measuring Consistency of Assessment Tools in Students' Achievement of Course Outcomes, International Conference on Engineering Education (IFEE2015), pp: 148-154, Sharjah, UAE, Mar. 17-19, 2015.

25.    Manar Abu Talib and A. Elnagar, Inspiring Students to Empower Computer Science, International Conference on Engineering Education (IFEE2015), Sharjah, UAE, Mar. 17-19, 2015.

26.    Reem Nasir and A. Elnagar, Exploration of Unknown Multiply Connected Environments Using Minimal Sensory Data, in the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Application (ICIRA2014), Guangzhou, China, Pages: 479-490, Dec. 17-20, 2014.

27.    Nasr Mohammed and A. Elnagar, Performance Evaluation of a Network Flow Based Algorithm for Multi Robots Coordinated Motion Planning, the 6th IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (RAM 2013), Manila, Philippines, Pages: 124-129, Nov. 12-15, 2013.

28.    A. Elnagar and M. Ali, Survey of Student Perceptions of a Modified Team Based Learning Approach on An Information Technology Course, Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (PICICT 2013), Gaza, Palestine, Pages: 22-28, April 15 - 16, 2013.

29.    I. Shahin, "Speaker verification in emotional talking environments based on three-stage framework," 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, November 2017, pp. 503-507.

30.    I. Shahin, "Emirati speaker verification based on HMM1s, HMM2s, and HMM3s," 13th International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP 2016), Chengdu, China, November 2016, pp. 562-567, DOI: 10.1109/ICSP.2016.7877896.

31.    I. Shahin and Mohammed Nasser Ba-Hutair, "Emarati speaker identification," 12th International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP 2014), HangZhou, China, October 2014, pp. 488-493.

32.    I. Shahin, "Speaker identification in shouted talking environments based on novel third-order hidden Markov models," The 4th International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing (ICALIP2014), Shanghai, China, July 2014, pp. 352-357.

33.    I. Shahin, "Speaker identification in emotional talking environments using both gender and emotion cues," The First International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing, and their Applications (ICCSPA'13), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, February 2013.