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M Dordevic, P Pourghomi, F Safieddine. “Identifying Fake News from the Variables that Governs the Spread of Fake News”. SMAP 2020 - IEEE Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization, 2020.

M Giannakos, D Spikol, I Molenaar, D Di Mitri, K Sharma, X Ochoa, R Hammad. Preface: CrossMMLA in practice: Collecting, annotating and analyzing multimodal data across spaces. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2610, 2020. 

S A Nossier, J Wall, M Moniri, C Glackin, N Cannings, “A Comparative Study of Time and Frequency Domain Approaches to Deep Learning based Speech Enhancement”, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2020. 

S A Nossier, J Wall, M Moniri, C Glackin, N Cannings, “Mapping and Masking Targets Comparison using Different Deep Learning based Speech Enhancement Architectures”, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2020. 

M Phillips, M H Amirhosseini, H Kazemian, 'A Rule and Graph-Based Approach for Targeted Identity Resolution on Policing Data', IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Data Mining, 2020. 

M Bahja, R Hammad, M Hassouna. Talk2Learn: A Framework for Chatbot Learning, European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, pp. 582-586, Springer, Cham, 2019.  

N Bajaj, T G Constance, M Rajwadi, J Wall, M Moniri, C Glackin, N Cannings, C Woodruff,  J Laird, “Fraud detection in telephone conversations for financial services using linguistic features”, 33rd Conf. Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), AI for Social Good Workshop, 2019. 

M Rajwadi, C Glackin, J Wall, G Chollet, N Cannings, “Explaining Sentiment Classification”, 20th Annual Conference on Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), 2019. 

F Safieddine, M Dordevic, P Pourghomi. “Means of Combating the Spread of Misinformation on Social Media: 3D simulation.” IEEE 4th International Conference on Information Technology, Computing, and Electrical Engineering, 2019.

M H Amirhosseini, H Kazemian, K Ouazanne, C Chandler, 'Natural Language Processing approach to NLP Meta model automation', IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2018. 

N Bajaj, F Bellotti, R Berta, J R Carriòn, A De Gloria, "Auditory Attention, Implications for Serious Game Design", International Conference on Games and Learning Alliance, pp. 201-209, Springer, Cham, 2018.

R Hammad. Requirement-Driven Architecture for Service-Oriented e-Learning Systems, 8th International Conference on Business Intelligence and Technology (BUSTECH), 2018.

C Glackin, G Chollet, N Dugan, N Cannings, J Wall, S Tahir, I Ghosh Ray, M Rajarajan, “Privacy preserving encrypted phonetic search of speech data”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2017. 

P Paudyal, C Rooney, N Kodagoda, B W Wong, P Duquenoy, N Qazi. How the use of ethically sensitive information helps to identify co-offenders via a purposed privacy scale: a pilot study, IEEE European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), 2017.

P Pourghomi, F Safieddine, W Masri, M Dordevic. “How to stop spread of misinformation on social media: Facebook plans vs. right-click authenticate approach.” IEEE Explore International Conference on Engineering and MIS (ICEMIS), 2017.

N Qazi, B W Wong. Behavioural & tempo-spatial knowledge graph for crime matching through graph theory. IEEE European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), 2017.

M Reljan-Delaney, J Wall, “Solving the linearly inseparable XOR problem with spiking neural networks”, SAI Computing Conference, 2017

F Safieddine, M Dordevic, P Pourghomi. “Spread of misinformation online: Simulation impact of social media newsgroups”. IEEE Computing Conference, 2017. 

A Badii, C Glackin, G Chollet, N Dugan, N Cannings, J Wall, S Tahir, I Ghosh Ray, M Rajarajan, R Falkner, A Roadmap for Privacy Preserving Speech Processing, EAB Workshop on Preserving Privacy in an Age of Increased Surveillance – A Biometrics Perspective, 2016. 

N Bajaj, F Bellotti, R Berta, A De Gloria, "A Neuroscience Based Approach to Game Based Learning Design". International Conference on Games and Learning Alliance, pp. 444-454, Springer, Cham, 2016.

M Dordevic, F Safieddine, W Masri, P Pourghomi. “Combating Misinformation Online: Identification of Variables and Proof-of-Concept Study”. Springer LNCS: Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society, 442-454, 2016. 

R Hammad, D Ludlow. Towards a smart learning environment for smart city governance. 9th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, pp. 185-190, 2016.

N Qazi, B W Wong. Semantic Based Image Retrieval Through Combined Classifiers of Deep Neural Network and Wavelet Decomposition of Image Signal. 9th EUROSIM Congress on Modelling and Simulation, 57th SIMS Conference on Simulation and Modelling SIMS, 2016.

N Qazi, B W Wong, N Kodagoda, R Adderley. Associative Search through Formal Concept Analysis in Criminal Intelligence Analysis. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2016.

J Wall, C Glackin, N Cannings, G Chollet, N Dugan, “Recurrent lateral inhibitory spiking networks for speech enhancement,” IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2016. 

H Aly, A Soliman, M Moniri, ‘Towards a fully automated monitoring system for Manhole Cover: Smart Cities and IOT applications’, IEEE Smart Cities First International Conference, pp24-30, 2015.

R Hammad, M Odeh, Z Khan. Towards a model-based approach to evaluate the effectiveness of e-learning. 9th European Conference on IS Management and Evaluation (ECIME), pp. 111-119, 2015.

M S Sharif, R Qahwaji, S Hayajneh, S Ipson, R Alzubaidi, A Brahma. “An Efficient System for Preprocessing Confocal Corneal Images for Subsequent Analysis”, 14th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, 2014. 



M H Amirhosseini, H Kazemian, Machine Learning Approach to Personality Type Prediction Based on the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator®, Multimodal Technologies Interaction, Vol 4(1), 2020

N Bajaj, J R Carrión, F Bellotti, R Berta, A De Gloria, "Automatic and tunable algorithm for EEG artifact removal using wavelet decomposition with applications in predictive modeling during auditory tasks". Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 55, 101624., 2020.

N Bajaj, J R Carrión, F Bellotti, "PhyAAt: Physiology of Auditory Attention to Speech Dataset". arXiv preprint arXiv:2005.11577, 2020.

A Hajihoseini Gazestani, S A Ghorashi, Z Yang, M Shikh-Bahaei, “Resource Allocation in Full-Duplex UAV Enabled Multi Small Cell Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2020. 

A Karami, Sh Urrehman, MA Ghazanfar. “A Novel Centroids Initialization for K-means Clustering in the Presence of Benign Outliers”, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, 2020

S Kazemi Rashed, R Asvadi, S Rajabi, S A Ghorashi, M G Martini, “Power Allocation for D2D Communications Using Max-Min Message-Passing Algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 8, 2020. 

W Khan, M A Ghazanfar, M A Azam, A Karami, K H Alyoubi, A S Alfakeeh, “Stock market prediction using machine learning classifiers and social media, news”, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 2020

G Lowe, B Spottiswoode, J Declerck, K Sullivan, M S Sharif, W-L Wong, B Sanghera. Positron emission tomography (PET)—CT harmonisation study of different clinical PET-CT scanners using commercially available software. BJR Open; 2: 20190035, 2020.  

M Nabati, H Navidan, R Shahbazian, S A Ghorashi, D Windridge, “Using Synthetic Data to Enhance the Accuracy of Fingerprint-Based Localization: A Deep Learning Approach,” IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, 2020. 

P Pourghomi, M Dordevic, F Safieddine. “Facebook Fake Profile Identification: Technical and Ethical Considerations”. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, 2020.

H Alquhayz, N Alalwan, A I Alzahrani, A H Al-Bayatti, M S Sharif. Policy-based Security Management System for 5G Heterogeneous Networks. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2019.  

M Alsallal, M S Sharif, B Hadi, R Albadry, Decision support detection system for lung nodule abnormalities based on machine learning algorithms. Journal of Contemporary Medical Sciences, v. 5, n. 3, July 2019. 

M H Amirhosseini, H Kazemian, Automating the process of identifying the preferred representational system in Neuro Linguistic Programming using Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Processing Journal, Vol 20(2), pp. 175-193, 2019. 

N Barman, E Jammeh, S A Ghorashi, M G Martini, “No-reference video quality estimation based on machine learning for passive gaming video streaming applications,” IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 74511-74527, 2019.  

P M Ghari, R Shahbazian, S A Ghorashi, “Maximum entropy based semi-definite programming for wireless sensor network localization,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 3480-3491, 2019.

R Ismail, F Safieddine, A Jaradat, “E-university delivery model: handling the evaluation process”. Business Process Management Journal. 25 (7), pp. 1633-1646, 2019.

L Marandi, M Naslcheraghi, S A Ghorashi, M Shikh-Bahaei, “Delay analysis in full-duplex heterogeneous cellular networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 68, no. 10, pp. 9713-9721, 2019.  

V Moghtadaiee, S A Ghorashi, M Ghavami, “New reconstructed database for cost reduction in indoor fingerprinting localization,” IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 104462-104477, 2019.  

N Qazi, B W Wong. An interactive human centered data science approach towards crime pattern analysis. Information Processing & Management, 2019.

M Amini-Omam, F Torkamani-Azar, S A Ghorashi, “Maximum likelihood estimation for multiple camera target tracking on Grassmann tangent subspace,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 77-89, 2018.  

S Ebenuwa, M S Sharif, M Alazab, A Al-Nemrat. Variance Ranking Attributes Selection Techniques for Binary Classification. Problem in Imbalance Data. IEEE Access, IEEE, 2019.   

Z Ezzati Khatab, A Hajihoseini, S A Ghorashi, “A Fingerprint method for indoor localization using autoencoder based deep extreme learning machine,” IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, 2018.

C Glackin, J Wall, G Chollet, N Dugan, N Cannings, “TIMIT and NTIMIT Phone Recognition using Convolutional Neural Networks”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol 11351, Springer, 2018.

A Hajihoseini Gazestani, S A Ghorashi, “Distributed Diffusion-Based Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks Considering Link Failure,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 20, 2018.  

H Hirji, K Sullivan, I Lasker, M S Sharif, A Nunes, C Shepherd, W-L Wong, B Sanghera. Effect of PET image reconstruction techniques on unexpected aorta uptake. Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapy, 2018. 

A Jaradat, A Abu Halimeh, A Deraman, F Safieddine. “A best-effort integration framework for imperfect information spaces”. International Journal of Intelligent Information and Database Systems. 11 (4), pp. 296 – 314, 2018.

A Karami, “An anomaly-based intrusion detection system in presence of benign outliers with visualization capabilities”, Expert Systems with Applications, 2018

N Qazi, M McElholm, M Maguire L. A Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture for contextual visualisation of task-based multi-dimensional energy KPIs in a manufacturing process. International Journal of Ambient Energy, 2018. 

R Hammad, M Odeh. eLEM: A novel e-learner experience model. International Arab Journal of Information Technology, 14(4A), 2017.

D Schatz, R Bashroush, J Wall, “Towards a More Representative Definition of Cyber Security”, Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 2017.

H Said, M Moniri, C Chibelushi, ‘Prediction architecture based on block matching statistics for mixed spatial resolution multi-view video coding’, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2017. 

L Zhang, C Rooney, L Nachmanson, W Wong, B C Kwon, F Stoffel, et al. Spherical similarity explorer for comparative case analysis. Electronic Imaging, 2016. 

R Alzubaidi, M S Sharif, R Qahwaji, S Ipson, A Brahma. In Vivo Confocal Microscopic Corneal Images in health and disease with an emphasis on extracting features and visual signatures for corneal diseases. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2015. 

S Fayed, S Youssef, A El-Helw, M Patwary and M Moniri ‘Adaptive Compressive Sensing for Target Tracking within Wireless Visual Sensor Networks-based Surveillance applications’, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, pp1-25, 2015.

A Karami, M Guerrero-Zapata, “A fuzzy anomaly detection system based on hybrid PSO-Kmeans algorithm in content-centric networks”, Neurocomputing, 2015.

A Karami, M Guerrero-Zapata, “An anfis-based cache replacement method for mitigating cache pollution attacks in named data networking”, Computer Networks, 2015

A Karami, M Guerrero-Zapata , “A hybrid multiobjective rbf-pso method for mitigating dos attacks in named data networking”, Neurocomputing, 2015

A Karami, “Accpndn: Adaptive congestion control protocol in named data networking by learning capacities using optimized time-lagged feedforward neural network”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 2015

M S Sharif, R Qahwaji, E Shahamatnia, R Alzubaidi, S Ipson, A Brahma. An Efficient Intelligent Analysis System for Confocal Corneal Endothelium Images. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Elsevier, 2015. 

M S Sharif, R Qahwaji, S Ipson, A Brahma. Medical Image Classification Based on Artificial Intelligence Approaches: A Practical Study on Normal and Abnormal Confocal Corneal Images. Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, 2015. 

M S Sharif, M Abbod, L I Sonoda, B Sanghera. Machine Learning Optimisation for Realistic 2D and 3D PET-CT Phantom Study. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 4(4): 634-649, 2014. 


Books and Book Chapters

Y Ibrahim, F Safieddine. (ed.), “Fake News in an Era of Social Media: Tracking Viral Contagion”. Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.

F Safieddine, R Hammad. Fake News: Origins and Political Impact. Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Internet Activism and Political Participation, pp. 103-121, IGI Global, 2020.

N Qazi, B W Wong. Contextual Visualization of Crime Matching Through Interactive Clustering and Bayesian Theory. Social Media Strategy in Policing, Springer, Cham., 2019.

N Qazi, L Zhang, E Blomqvist, F Stoffel, P Aichroth, C Weigel. Applying Data Science to Criminal Intelligence Analysis. VALCRI White Paper Series, 2017.

L W Gill, D Dubber, V O’Flaherty, M Keegan, K Kilroy, S Curneen, et al. Assessment of Disposal Options for Treated Wastewater from Single Houses in Low Permeability Subsoil. STRIVE Report Series, 2015.


M Sedky, C Chibelushi, M Moniri, Image segmentation using adaptive video analytics, Image processing US patent, No.US 9047677 B2, 2015