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iWorksafe: Towards Healthy Workplaces During COVID-19 With an Intelligent Phealth App for Industrial Settings (2021)
Journal Article
Kaiser, M. S., Mahmud, M., Noor, M. B. T., Zenia, N. Z., Mamun, S. A., Mahmud, K. M. A., …Hussain, A. (2021). iWorksafe: Towards Healthy Workplaces During COVID-19 With an Intelligent Phealth App for Industrial Settings. IEEE Access, 9, 13814-13828. htt

The recent outbreak of the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has given rise to diverse health issues due to its high transmission rate and limited treatment options. Almost the whole world, at some point of time, was placed in lock-down in an atte... Read More about iWorksafe: Towards Healthy Workplaces During COVID-19 With an Intelligent Phealth App for Industrial Settings.

A Novel Deep Learning-Based Multilevel Parallel Attention Neural (MPAN) Model for Multidomain Arabic Sentiment Analysis (2021)
Journal Article
El-Affendi, M. A., Alrajhi, K., & Hussain, A. (2021). A Novel Deep Learning-Based Multilevel Parallel Attention Neural (MPAN) Model for Multidomain Arabic Sentiment Analysis. IEEE Access, 9, 7508-7518. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2021.3049626

Over the past few years, much work has been done to develop machine learning models that perform Arabic sentiment analysis (ASA) tasks at various levels and in different domains. However, most of this work has been based on shallow machine learning,... Read More about A Novel Deep Learning-Based Multilevel Parallel Attention Neural (MPAN) Model for Multidomain Arabic Sentiment Analysis.

Persuasive dialogue understanding: The baselines and negative results (2020)
Journal Article
Chen, H., Ghosal, D., Majumder, N., Hussain, A., & Poria, S. (2021). Persuasive dialogue understanding: The baselines and negative results. Neurocomputing, 431, 47-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2020.11.040

Persuasion aims at forming one’s opinion and action via a series of persuasive messages containing persuader’s strategies. Due to its potential application in persuasive dialogue systems, the task of persuasive strategy recognition has gained much at... Read More about Persuasive dialogue understanding: The baselines and negative results.

Visual Speech Recognition with Lightweight Psychologically Motivated Gabor Features (2020)
Journal Article
Zhang, X., Xu, Y., Abel, A. K., Smith, L. S., Watt, R., Hussain, A., & Gao, C. (2020). Visual Speech Recognition with Lightweight Psychologically Motivated Gabor Features. Entropy, 22(12), Article 1367. https://doi.org/10.3390/e22121367

Extraction of relevant lip features is of continuing interest in the visual speech domain. Using end-to-end feature extraction can produce good results, but at the cost of the results being difficult for humans to comprehend and relate to. We present... Read More about Visual Speech Recognition with Lightweight Psychologically Motivated Gabor Features.

Big data and IoT-based applications in smart environments: A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Hajjaji, Y., Boulila, W., Farah, I. R., Romdhani, I., & Hussain, A. (2021). Big data and IoT-based applications in smart environments: A systematic review. Computer Science Review, 39, Article 100318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosrev.2020.100318

This paper reviews big data and Internet of Things (IoT)-based applications in smart environments. The aim is to identify key areas of application, current trends, data architectures, and ongoing challenges in these fields. To the best of our knowled... Read More about Big data and IoT-based applications in smart environments: A systematic review.

Airport Detection in SAR Images via Salient Line Segment Detector and Edge-Oriented Region Growing (2020)
Journal Article
Tu, J., Gao, F., Sun, J., Hussain, A., & Zhou, H. (2020). Airport Detection in SAR Images via Salient Line Segment Detector and Edge-Oriented Region Growing. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 14, 314-326. ht

Airport detection in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images has attracted much concern in the field of remote sensing. Affected by other salient objects with geometrical features similar to those of airports, traditional methods often generate false d... Read More about Airport Detection in SAR Images via Salient Line Segment Detector and Edge-Oriented Region Growing.

ASPIRE - Real noisy audio-visual speech enhancement corpus (2020)
Data
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2020). ASPIRE - Real noisy audio-visual speech enhancement corpus. [Data]. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4585619

ASPIRE is a a first of its kind, audiovisual speech corpus recorded in real noisy environment (such as cafe, restaurants) which can be used to support reliable evaluation of multi-modal Speech Filtering technologies. This dataset follows the same sen... Read More about ASPIRE - Real noisy audio-visual speech enhancement corpus.

Visual Speech In Real Noisy Environments (VISION): A Novel Benchmark Dataset and Deep Learning-Based Baseline System. (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2020, October). Visual Speech In Real Noisy Environments (VISION): A Novel Benchmark Dataset and Deep Learning-Based Baseline System. Presented at Interspeech 2020, Shanghai, China

In this paper, we present VIsual Speech In real nOisy eNvironments (VISION), a first of its kind audio-visual (AV) corpus comprising 2500 utterances from 209 speakers, recorded in real noisy environments including social gatherings, streets, cafeteri... Read More about Visual Speech In Real Noisy Environments (VISION): A Novel Benchmark Dataset and Deep Learning-Based Baseline System..

A novel approach to stance detection in social media tweets by fusing ranked lists and sentiments (2020)
Journal Article
Al-Ghadir, A. I., Azmi, A. M., & Hussain, A. (2021). A novel approach to stance detection in social media tweets by fusing ranked lists and sentiments. Information Fusion, 67, 29-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2020.10.003

Stance detection is a relatively new concept in data mining that aims to assign a stance label (favor, against, or none) to a social media post towards a specific pre-determined target. These targets may not be referred to in the post, and may not be... Read More about A novel approach to stance detection in social media tweets by fusing ranked lists and sentiments.

A Novel Intelligent Computational Approach to Model Epidemiological Trends and Assess the Impact of Non-Pharmacological Interventions for COVID-19 (2020)
Journal Article
Ren, J., Yan, Y., Zhao, H., Ma, P., Zabalza, J., Hussain, Z., …Li, H. (2020). A Novel Intelligent Computational Approach to Model Epidemiological Trends and Assess the Impact of Non-Pharmacological Interventions for COVID-19. IEEE Journal of Biomedical

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a worldwide crisis in public health. It is crucial we understand the epidemiological trends and impact of non-pharmacological interventions (NPIs), such as lockdowns for effective mana... Read More about A Novel Intelligent Computational Approach to Model Epidemiological Trends and Assess the Impact of Non-Pharmacological Interventions for COVID-19.

Deep Neural Network Driven Binaural Audio Visual Speech Separation (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Bell, P., & Hussain, A. (2020, July). Deep Neural Network Driven Binaural Audio Visual Speech Separation. Presented at 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Glasgow

The central auditory pathway exploits the auditory signals and visual information sent by both ears and eyes to segregate speech from multiple competing noise sources and help disambiguate phonological ambiguity. In this study, inspired from this uni... Read More about Deep Neural Network Driven Binaural Audio Visual Speech Separation.

A Novel Approach to Shadow Boundary Detection Based on an Adaptive Direction-Tracking Filter for Brain-Machine Interface Applications (2020)
Journal Article
Ju, Z., Gun, L., Hussain, A., Mahmud, M., & Ieracitano, C. (2020). A Novel Approach to Shadow Boundary Detection Based on an Adaptive Direction-Tracking Filter for Brain-Machine Interface Applications. Applied Sciences, 10(19), Article 6761. https://doi.o

In this paper, a Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) system is proposed to automatically control the navigation of wheelchairs by detecting the shadows on their route. In this context, a new algorithm to detect shadows in a single image is proposed. Specif... Read More about A Novel Approach to Shadow Boundary Detection Based on an Adaptive Direction-Tracking Filter for Brain-Machine Interface Applications.

A novel automatic classification system based on hybrid unsupervised and supervised machine learning for electrospun nanofibers (2020)
Journal Article
Ieracitano, C., Paviglianiti, A., Campolo, M., Hussain, A., Pasero, E., & Carlo Morabito, F. (2021). A novel automatic classification system based on hybrid unsupervised and supervised machine learning for electrospun nanofibers. IEEE/CAA Journal of Autom

The manufacturing of nanomaterials by the electrospinning process requires accurate and meticulous inspection of related scanning electron microscope ( SEM ) images of the electrospun nanofiber, to ensure that no structural defects are produced. The... Read More about A novel automatic classification system based on hybrid unsupervised and supervised machine learning for electrospun nanofibers.

Customized 2D Barcode Sensing for Anti-Counterfeiting Application in Smart IoT with Fast Encoding and Information Hiding (2020)
Journal Article
Chen, R., Yu, Y., Chen, J., Zhong, Y., Zhao, H., Hussain, A., & Tan, H. (2020). Customized 2D Barcode Sensing for Anti-Counterfeiting Application in Smart IoT with Fast Encoding and Information Hiding. Sensors, 20(17), Article 4926. https://doi.org/10.339

With the development of commodity economy, the emergence of fake and shoddy products has seriously harmed the interests of consumers and enterprises. To tackle this challenge, customized 2D barcode is proposed to satisfy the requirements of the enter... Read More about Customized 2D Barcode Sensing for Anti-Counterfeiting Application in Smart IoT with Fast Encoding and Information Hiding.

A Highly-Efficient Fuzzy-Based Controller With High Reduction Inputs and Membership Functions for a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System (2020)
Journal Article
Farah, L., Hussain, A., Kerrouche, A., Ieracitano, C., Ahmad, J., & Mahmud, M. (2020). A Highly-Efficient Fuzzy-Based Controller With High Reduction Inputs and Membership Functions for a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System. IEEE Access, 8, 163225-163237. h

Most conventional Fuzzy Logic Controller ( FLC ) rules are based on the knowledge and experience of expert operators: given a specific input, FLCs produce the same output. However, FLCs do not perform very well when dealing with complex problems that... Read More about A Highly-Efficient Fuzzy-Based Controller With High Reduction Inputs and Membership Functions for a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System.

Anchor-free Convolutional Network with Dense Attention Feature Aggregation for Ship Detection in SAR Images (2020)
Journal Article
Gao, F., He, Y., Wang, J., Hussain, A., & Zhou, H. (2020). Anchor-free Convolutional Network with Dense Attention Feature Aggregation for Ship Detection in SAR Images. Remote Sensing, 12(16), Article 2619. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12162619

In recent years, with the improvement of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging resolution, it is urgent to develop methods with higher accuracy and faster speed for ship detection in high-resolution SAR images. Among all kinds of methods, deep-learn... Read More about Anchor-free Convolutional Network with Dense Attention Feature Aggregation for Ship Detection in SAR Images.

A Novel Attention Fully Convolutional Network Method for Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Segmentation (2020)
Journal Article
Yue, Z., Gao, F., Xiong, Q., Wang, J., Hussain, A., & Zhou, H. (2020). A Novel Attention Fully Convolutional Network Method for Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Segmentation. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing,

As an important step of synthetic aperture radar image interpretation, synthetic aperture radar image segmentation aims at segmenting an image into different regions in terms of homogeneity. Because of the deficiency of the labeled samples and the ex... Read More about A Novel Attention Fully Convolutional Network Method for Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Segmentation.

Encoding primitives generation policy learning for robotic arm to overcome catastrophic forgetting in sequential multi-tasks learning (2020)
Journal Article
Xiong, F., Liu, Z., Huang, K., Yang, X., Qiao, H., & Hussain, A. (2020). Encoding primitives generation policy learning for robotic arm to overcome catastrophic forgetting in sequential multi-tasks learning. Neural Networks, 129, 163-173. https://doi.org/

Continual learning, a widespread ability in people and animals, aims to learn and acquire new knowledge and skills continuously. Catastrophic forgetting usually occurs in continual learning when an agent attempts to learn different tasks sequentially... Read More about Encoding primitives generation policy learning for robotic arm to overcome catastrophic forgetting in sequential multi-tasks learning.

Extracting Time Expressions and Named Entities with Constituent-Based Tagging Schemes (2020)
Journal Article
Zhong, X., Cambria, E., & Hussain, A. (2020). Extracting Time Expressions and Named Entities with Constituent-Based Tagging Schemes. Cognitive Computation, 12, 844-862. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-020-09714-8

Time expressions and named entities play important roles in data mining, information retrieval, and natural language processing. However, the conventional position-based tagging schemes (e.g., the BIO and BILOU schemes) that previous research used to... Read More about Extracting Time Expressions and Named Entities with Constituent-Based Tagging Schemes.

CochleaNet: A robust language-independent audio-visual model for real-time speech enhancement (2020)
Journal Article
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2020). CochleaNet: A robust language-independent audio-visual model for real-time speech enhancement. Information Fusion, 63, 273-285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2020.04.001

Noisy situations cause huge problems for the hearing-impaired, as hearing aids often make speech more audible but do not always restore intelligibility. In noisy settings, humans routinely exploit the audio-visual (AV) nature of speech to selectively... Read More about CochleaNet: A robust language-independent audio-visual model for real-time speech enhancement.