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Projects Related to Speech Processing of Arabic Language

 

PR1

M.Elshafei, H. Al-Muhtaseb, A. Al-Najjar, L. Cheded, M. Al-Ghamdi "Development of a Recognition Engine for Natural Arabic Speech", KACST project, # AT-94-24 (SR630,000), 2005-2008.

PR2

M.Elshafei, L. Cheded, "Hybrid ANN/HMM Models for Speech Recognition", KFUPM Fast Track Project #FT2004/06.(2004-2006)

PR3

Mustafa Elshafei (CI), H. Al-Muhtaseb(CI), ” Automatic Arabic Text Diacritizer”,  KACST project, 2004-2006.

PR4

M.Elshafei, M. Al-Ghamdi,H. Al-Muhtaseb,, "An Experimental Arabic Text-To-Speech System", KACST project, (SR465,000 ), #AT-18-24,  2000-2004.

 

Publications in the Area of Speech Processing and Arabic Language

 

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M. Ali, M. Elshafei, M. Alghamdi, H. Almuhtaseb, and A. Al-Najjar, “Generation of Arabic Phonetic Dictionaries for Speech Recognition”, 5th International Conference on IT-Innovations, UAE, December, 2008.

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Moustafa Elshafei, Husni Al-Muhtaseb, and Mansour Al-Ghamdi, ”Speaker-independent Natural Arabic Speech Recognition System”,  The International Conference on Intelligent Systems ICIS 2008, Bahrain,  December 2008.

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Moustafa Elshafei, Mohammad Ali,                Husni Al-Muhtaseb,            and Mansour Al-Ghamdi, “ Automatic Segmentation of Arabic Speech”, لندوة تقنية المعلومات والعلوم الشرعية ا، جامعة الإمام محمد بن سعود الإسلامية، 16-17 صفر 1428 هـ الموافق 5-6 مارس 2007 م.  Workshop on Information Technology and Islamic Sciences, Imam Mohammad Ben Saud University, Riyadh, March 2007.

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Moustafa Elshafei, Husni Al-Muhtaseb and Mansour Alghamdi, “Statistical Methods for Automatic Diacritization  of Arabic text”, Proceedings 18th National computer Conference, Riyadh, March 26-29, 2006.

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Moustafa Elshafei, Husni Al-Muhtaseb, and Mansour Alghamdi, “Machine Generation of Arabic Diacritical Marks”, Proceedings of  the 2006 International Conference on Machine Learning; Models, Technologies, and Applications (MLMTA'06),  June 2006, USA.

Patent

Moustafa Elshafei, "Apparatus and Method for changing the playback rate of recorded speech", USA patent # 7,143,029, 2006, Canadian patent #CA2452022,  2004, and Europe patent # EP1426926.

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Mansour Alghamdi, Husni Almuhtasib, Mustafa Elshafei, "Arabic Phonological Rules", King Saud University Journal: Computer Sciences and Information. Vol. 16, pp. 1-25 , 2004.

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Moustafa Elshafei, Husni Al-Muhtaseb, Mansour Al-Ghamdi," Techniques for high quality Arabic speech synthesis", Information Sciences 140(3-4): 255-267 (2002).

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Alghamdi, Mansour, Mustafa Elshafei and Husni Almuhtasib, "Speech Units for Arabic Text-to-speech", The Fourth Workshop on Computer and Information Sciences (WCIS2002), 199-212, 2002.

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Shahid Parvez, M. Elshafei-Ahmed, "A speech coder for PC multimedia net-to-net communication," International Journal of Communications systems, Vol. 14, No. 7, pp. 679-694, 2001.

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Moustafa Elshafei ," Fast methods for split codebooks ", Signal Processing, Elsever Science, B. V., Vol. 80, No. 12, pp. 2553-2565, Dec. 2000.

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M. Elshafei Ahmed, " Toward an Arabic Text-to-Speech System", in the special issue on Arabization, the Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 4B, pp.565-583, October 1991. http://www.ccse.kfupm.edu.sa/~elshafei/MES_AJST91.pdf   (highly cited paper)

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M. Elshafei-Ahmed and Shahid Parvez, "Fixed-Point Algorithm for Computing Line Spectral Frequencies", International Conference on Signal Processing Applications and Technology, ICSPAT'99, November, 1999.

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M. Elshafei Ahmed, M.I. Al-Suwaiyel, and Y. Akyldiz, " Fast Algorithm For Vector Quantization of Speech", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications, pp. 485-488, Alexandria, September 1996.