Publications

Sentiment Analysis (SA) is an active research area nowadays due to the tremendous interest in aggregating and evaluating opinions being disseminated by users on the Web. SA of English has been thoroughly researched; however research on SA of Arabic...
Spam in Twitter has emerged due to the proliferation of this social network among users worldwide coupled with the ease of creating content. Having different characteristics than Web or mail spam, Twitter spam detection approaches have become a new...
This paper introduces MADAD, a general-purpose annotation tool for Arabic text with focus on readability annotation. This tool will help in overcoming the problem of lack of Arabic readability training data by providing an online environment to...
Research interest in Arabic sentiment analysis (ASA) is rapidly increasing, therefore it is important to compile, document and analyze efforts in this area to facilitate further development. These ASA efforts aim to create tools that can sift...
Recently, Arabic dialects are receiving attention from the NLP research community due to their high usage in social media. One of the challenges of sentiment analysis of social media is the use of dialects. Since our ongoing research is on sentiment...
Recently, subjectivity and sentiment analysis of Arabic has received much attention from the research community. In the past two years, an enormous number of references in the field have emerged compared to what has been published in previous years...
The rising expenses of information systems and their growing importance to organizations have made the justification of projects increasingly critical. The justification is usually done through a business case that is an initial step for...
This paper describes a study of measuring the user experience of children in their interaction with digital books. An eye tracking experiment was conducted with eight children to examine their eye movements as they interacted with digital books in...