PUBLICATIONS of Dr. Moustafa Elshafei:
[P1] Moustafa Elshafei, "Apparatus and Method for changing the playback rate of recorded speech", USA patent # 7,143,029, 2006, Canadian patent #CA2452022, and Europe patent # EP1426926.
[P2] Moustafa E. Ahmed, "An Arabic Language Translating Device With Pronunciation Capability Using Language Pronunciation Rules ", U.S.A. Patent No. 5,091,950 February 1992.
[P3] A. Serragelddin and M.E. Ahmed, " Signal Adaptive Processor" U.S.A. Patent No. 4,952,931, August 1990.
[P4] Moustafa Elshafei Ahmed, " Device for Programmed Teaching of Arabic Language and Recitations", U.S.A. Patent No. 4,710,877, December 1987.
[P5] Co-inventor w/N. A. Ismail, M.F. Abddel-Rahman " Automated Muslims Timepiece" International Patent No. WO8501805, 1985.
[P6] Co-inventor, U.S. patent pending No. 6/871,455 filed and owned by TechMan International Corporation, Brookfield, Mass, U.S.A.,1986.
[PA1] Muhammad Al-Malki and Moustafa Elshafei, “Method and apparatus for tracking center of gravity of air vehicles”, US patent application number 11/987,797, 2007.
[PA2] Moustafa Elshafei and Ashraf Dasa, “Method and apparatus for programmable flow characteristics”, US patent application number 12/076,541, 2007[PA3] Abdul Kareem Saleh Al-Zahrani, and Moustafa Elshafei, Method and apparatus for Automatic Identification of Arabic Poetry Meters”, US Patent application filed by KFUPM, January, 2008
M. Shakil, M. Elshafei, M.A. Habib, and F. Al-Maleki, “ Soft Sensor for NOx Emission using Dynamic Neural Network,” Accepted for Publication in the Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, 2008.
Moustafa Elshafei and Hesham Alfares, “ A dynamic programming algorithm for days-off scheduling with sequence-dependent labor costs", Journal of Scheduling, Volume 11, Number 2, pages 85-93, April 2008
M.A. Habib, M. Elshafei, and M. Al-Dajani,” Influence of Combustion Parameters on NOx Production in an Industrial Boiler”, Journal of Computers and Fluids, Volume 37, Issue 1, Pages 12-23, January 2008
Hamada, G.M., Elshafei, M.A , “Application of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) In Petrophysical Evaluation of Shaly Sand Reservoirs”, NAFTA 58 (11) 551-555, November, 2007.
G.Hamada and M. Elshafei,”Neural Network Identification of Hydrocarbon Potential of Shaly Sand Reservoirs”, Accepted for publication in the journal Petroleum Science and Technology, 2007.
M. Elsahafei, M. Khan, S.O. Dufuaa, ”Repeat Inspection Planning Using Dynamic Programming,” International Journal of Production Research., Vol.44, No.2, 257-270, January, 2006.
M. Elshafei, H.D. Sherali, J.C. Smith, "Radar Pulse Interleaving For Multi-target Tracking", Naval Research Logistics 51(1), pp. 72-94, 2004.
Mansour Alghamdi, Husni Almuhtasib, Mustafa Elshafei, "Arabic Phonological Rules", King Saud University Journal: Computer Sciences and Information. Vol. 16, pp. 1-25 , 2004.
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.
M.Elshafei and M.S. Ahmed, " Fuzzification Using Space Filling Curves", Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, Vol. 7, No2., pp. 145-157, 2001.
Moustafa Elshafei ," Fast methods for split codebooks ", Signal Processing, Elsever Science, B. V., Vol. 80, No. 12, pp. 2553-2565, Dec. 2000.
M. Elshafei Ahmed, " An Intelligent Helicopter Sound Detection System", Ain-Shams University Scientific Bulletin, Vol.32, No 1, pp. 161-173, 1997.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and M. Alsuwaiyel," Fast Methods for Code Search in CELP", IEEE transaction on Speech and Audio Processing, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 315-325, July 1993.
M.E.Ahmed and P.R.Belanger,"Scaling and Roundoff in Fixed-Point Implementation of Control Algorithms", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE IE-Vol. 31, No.3, pp. 228-234, 1984.
M.E.Ahmed and P.R. Belanger,"Limit Cycles in Fixed-Point Implementation of Control Algorithms", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics,IEEE Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 235-242, 1984.
Emad Elsebakhy and Moustafa Elshafei, Thalassemia Screening Using Unconstrained Functional Networks Classifier", Accepted for presentation in the International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC07) to be held 24-27 November, 2007 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Muhammad Shakil, M. Elshafei, M. Habib, and F. Al-Malki, “'Soft Sensor for NOx Emission using Dynamical Neural Network”, Accepted for presentation in the 4th IEEE-GCC, Bahrain, November, 2007.
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.
Moustafa Elshafei and Gharib Hamada, “Neural Network Identification of Hydrocarbon Potential of Shaly Sand Reservoirs”, SPE-KSA 2007 conference, Dharan, Saudi Aramco, Society of Petroleum Engineering paper# SPE 110959, 2007.
Gharib Hamada and Moustafa Elshafei, “ Evaluation of Petrophysical Properties of Sandstone Reservoirs Using Artificial Neural Networks”, Proceeding of of Second International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization (ICMSAO’07), Abu-Dhabi,
March 24-27, 2007
Emad A. El-Sebakhy, Salahadin A. Mohammed, Moustafa A. Elshafei, “ Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Training Functional Networks”, Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, (ICAI'07), June 25-28, 2007, USA.
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.
Moustafa. Elshafei, Mohamed A. Habib, and Mansour Al-Dajani, “Prediction of Boilers Emission Using Polynomial Networks”, Proceeding of the IEEE CCECE’6, Canada, May 2006.
M.A. Habib, and M. Elshafei, “Computer simulation of NOx formation in boilers”, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods (MSV'06), June 2006, USA.
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.
Surajdeen Iliyas Ahmed, Moustafa Elshafei , “Modeling NOx emission using Radial Basis Function Networks”, Proceeding of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Computing: Theory And Applications, ISYC 2006, Cyprus, 2006.
Atiq Siddiqui and Moustafa Elshafei, “Optimal Process Targeting of Multi Components Multi Characteristics Products'”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2006), September, 2006.
Moustafa Elshafei, Mehmood Khan, and Saleh Daffuaa "Dynamic Programming Based Repeat Inspection Planning", Proceedings of the 35th International conference of Computers and Industrial Engineering, July, 2005
Moustafa. Elshafei, " Virtual Personal Assistant (VPA) for Mobile Users", Proceeding of the International Conference on Information and Computer Science ICICS, Dhahran, December, 2004.
S. H. Al-Amer and M. El-Shafei, “Process Decoupling With Application to Control of Distillation Columns”, Wisc2004, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, , May 2004
M. Elshafei, “ CNC Retrofitting: Technology, Benefits, and Cost”, Wisc2004, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, , May 2004
M. Elshafei, M.Khan, and M. Elboraie,"Optimal Software Testing", Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice, Las Vegas, June 2004.
M. Elshafei, H.K. Alfares, "A Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Solving a Constrained Labor Scheduling Problem", 17th European Conference on Combinatorial Optimization, Beirut, Lebanon, June 24-26, 2004.
Cole Smith, M. Elshafei, and H. Sherali, " Fast Algorithms for Multi-Target Tracking", Presented at the annual meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences INFORMS, paper# . MD10.2, Hawaii, June , 2001.
Cole Smith, M. Elshafei, and H. Sherali,, "Radar Pulse Interleaving For Multi-target Tracking", Presented at the annual meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences INFORMS, San Antonio, Paper # TA09.3 , November, 2000.
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.
M. Elshafei, S. Akhtar, and M.S. Ahmed, "Helicopter Sound Simulator for Training Detection Systems", Proc. of the 1999 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, The Society for Computer Simulation International, pp. 560-565, July 1999.
M. Elshafei and M. Bettayeb, "Process Control Instrumentation: State of the Art and future Trends", IEEE 6th Annual Technical Exchange Meeting, Dhahran, April, 1999.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and M.S. Ahmed, "Fuzzy Controller Design Using Space-Filling Curves", Proceedings of the 1998 American Control Conference, paper No. CS-418, pp.1855-1859, Philadelphia, June 1998.
Mohamed S. Ahmed and M. Elshafei Ahmed, "Fault Detection and Diagnosis using Artificial Neural Networks", Proceedings of the 1997 Aramco Process Control and Instrumentation Technical Exchange Meeting, November 1997.
M. Elshafei Ahmed, "Object Oriented Process Control", Proceedings of the 1997 Aramco Process Control and Instrumentation Technical Exchange Meeting, November 1997.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and Mohamed S. Ahmed, "Helicopter Recognition Using Neural Networks", Proceedings of the 1997 National Computer Conference, Dhahran, pp. 121-133, November 1997.
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.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and M. Abdel Fattah," ASIC Design of C4-Chip", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on MICROELECTRONICS, Cairo, December, 1996.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and M.I. Al-Suwaiyel,"A Speech Coding Method For Multi-Media Applications", Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry, Cairo, December, 1994.
M. Elshafei Ahmed," 11 kbps 4.2 ksps Self Excited Pitch Filter Vocoder", IEEE International Telecommunications Conference ITC, Dubai, January, 1994.
M. Elshafei Ahmed," Standardization of the Distributed Computer Control Systems for the Saudi Industries", Workshop on Instrumentation and Control in Chemical Process Industry, Dhahran , April 1992.
Davud Kavranaglu and Elshafei Ahmed," H_infinity Optimal Feed forward Process Control", Proc. of the American Control Conference, pp. 122-126, June 1992.
M. Elshafei Ahmed," An Efficient Speech Coding Method for 3.5 to 4.8 Kbps", International conference On Digital Signal Processing and Applications, pp. 932-936, Boston, November 1992.
M. Elshafei Ahmed," SALPHA II, A system for Arabic Language Phonetic analysis", Proc. of The 13th National Computer Conference, Riyadh, November, 1992.
M. Alghamdi, M. Elshafei Ahmed,et al," The Project of Speaking Board for Handicapped", Arabic Title, Proc. of the 13th National Computer Conference, Riyadh, November, 1992.
M. Alghamdi and M. Elshafei Ahmed, " The Speaking Board;Part II", Arabic Title, proc. Of the first National Conference On Handicapped, Riyadh, 1992.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and M. Alsuwaiyel," A High speed Multi-Stage Code Search Algorithm for CELP", Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications GLOGCOM 91, Paper # 21.4, Phoenix Arizona, December 1991.
M.Elshafei Ahmed and A. Al-Sultan, " A Letter-To-Sound Algorithm for Automatic Conversion Of Vowelled Arabic Text To Speech", Proceedings of the 11th National Computer Conference, pp. 330-341, Dhahran, 1989.
M. Elshafei Ahmed, " Allophone-Based Arabic Speech Synthesis", Proceedings of the 11th National Computer Conference, pp. 401-411, Dhahran, 1989.
M. Elshafei Ahmed and T. Al-Bakry, " Implementation Issues of Attitude Control of High Performance Missiles Using Single-Chip Microcontrollers", Proc. of the 11th National Computer Control Conference, pp.471-482, Dhahran, 1989.
M. Elshafei Ahmed, " A PC board for Bilingual Allophone Based Speech Synthesis", Proceedings of the Kuwait Computer Conference, Kuwait, pp. 379-395, March 1989.
M. Elshafei Ahmed, M.S.Ahmed, and A.M.Marzook, "An Arabic Text-To-Speech System ", Proc. Of The Regional Conference On Informatics and Arabization, 68- 85, Tunis, March 1988.
M.E.Ahmed and M.M. Bayoumy, "A Freight Train Simulator Improves Train Handling Techniques", Proceeding of the 1984 Conference on Intelligent Systems and Machines, pp. 447-453, Rochester, Michigan, 1984.
M.E.Ahmed and P.R.Belanger, " Implementation of Digital Controllers Using Fixed-Point Arithmetic : some stability considerations", Proceedings of the 1984 American Control Conference, pp.853-858, San Diego, 1984.
M.E.Ahmed and M.M. Bayoumy, "Tracking and Control of Freight Trains Using a Multi-variable PI Controller", Proceedings of the 1983 American Control Conference, San Francisco, June, 1983.
M.Elshafei.Ahmed and M.M. Bayoumy, "Simulation and Control of a Long Freight Train", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Simulation In Engineering Sciences, pp. 243-249, Nantes, France, May,1983.
M.E. Ahmed and P.R. Belanger, "A Factorization Algorithm With Applications to the Linear Filtering and Control Problems", Proceedings of the 1982 American Control Conference, pp. 1002-1009, Arlington, 1982.
M.E. Ahmed and P.R. Belanger, "A Spectral Factorization Method With Applications to the Linear Quadratic Problems", Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 807-812, Orlando, 1982.
M.E. Ahmed and P.R. Belanger, "An Approximation Method for Filtering and LQR Problems", presented at the 9th Optimization Conference, Montreal, May,1981.
M.E. Ahmed and P.R. Belanger, "Scaling and Round-off in Fixed-point Controllers", Proceedings of the 19th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December, 1980.
M.E. Ahmed and P.R. Belanger, "Effect of Finite Word-Length in Discrete Time Control", Proceedings of the 16th Alerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, pp. 30-39, Alerton,1978.