Mansour Alsulaiman

Mansour Alsulaiman
King Saud University | KKUH · Department of Computer Engineering

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Semantic Textual Similarity (STS) is the task of identifying the semantic correlation between two sentences of the same or different languages. STS is an important task in natural language processing because it has many applications in different domains such as information retrieval, machine translation, plagiarism detection, document categorizatio...
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The brain-computer interface (BCI) is a cutting-edge technology that has the potential to change the world. Electroencephalogram (EEG) motor imagery (MI) signal has been used extensively in many BCI applications to assist disabled people, control devices or environments, and even augment human capabilities. However, the limited performance of brain...
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A high-performance versatile computer-assisted pronunciation training (CAPT) system that provides the learner immediate feedback as to whether their pronunciation is correct is very helpful in learning correct pronunciation and allows learners to practice this at any time and with unlimited repetitions, without the presence of an instructor. In thi...
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Sign language is the main channel for hearing-impaired people to communicate with others. It is a visual language that conveys highly structured components of manual and non-manual parameters such that it needs a lot of effort to master by hearing people. Sign language recognition aims to facilitate this mastering difficulty and bridge the communic...
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Electroencephalography-based motor imagery (EEG-MI) classification is a critical component of the brain-computer interface (BCI), which enables people with physical limitations to communicate with the outside world via assistive technology. Regrettably, EEG decoding is challenging because of the complexity, dynamic nature, and low signal-to-noise r...
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In recent years, the contributions of deep learning have had a phenomenal impact on electroencephalography-based brain-computer interfaces. While the decoding accuracy of electroencephalography signals has continued to increase, the process has caused deep learning models to continuously expand in terms of size and computational resource requiremen...
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Bio-inspired deep learning models have revolutionized sign language classification, achieving extraordinary accuracy and human-like video understanding. Recognition and classification of sign language videos in real-time are challenging because the duration and speed of each sign vary for different subjects, the background of videos is dynamic in m...
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The brain-computer interface (BCI) is an emerging technology that has the potential to revolutionize the world, with numerous applications ranging from healthcare to human augmentation. Electroencephalogram (EEG) motor imagery (MI) is among the most common BCI paradigms that has been used extensively in smart healthcare applications such as post-st...
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Motor imagery electroencephalography (MI-EEG) signals are generated when a person imagines a task without actually performing it. In recent studies, MI-EEG has been used in the rehabilitation process of paralyzed patients, therefore, decoding MI-EEG signals accurately is an important task, and it is difficult task due to the low signal-to-noise rat...
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Smart healthcare is a framework that utilizes technologies such as wearable devices, the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), sophisticated machine learning algorithms, and wireless communication technology to seamlessly access health records, link individuals, resources, and organizations, and then effectively handle and react to health environment...
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Due to the rapid developments in technology and the sudden expansion of social media use, Dialect Arabic has become an important source of data that needs to be addressed when building Arabic corpora. In this paper, thirty-three Arabic corpora are surveyed to show that despite all of the developments in the literature, Saudi dialect (SD) corpora st...
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Deep Learning based models have revolutionized EEG decoding attaining better performance than techniques using handcrafted features. Decoding and recognizing motor imagery signals accurately has always been a challenging task as these have been used in BCI for various critical applications like assisting stroke patients, controlling robotic arms, e...
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This paper presents a novel Arabic Sign Language (ArSL) recognition system, using selected 2D hands and body key points from successive video frames. The system recognizes the recorded video signs, for both signer dependent and signer independent modes, using the concatenation of a 3D CNN skeleton network and a 2D point convolution network. To acco...
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Human activity recognition (HAR) remains a challenging yet crucial problem to address in computer vision. HAR is primarily intended to be used with other technologies, such as the Internet of Things, to assist in healthcare and eldercare. With the development of deep learning, automatic high-level feature extraction has become a possibility and has...
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This study proposes using object detection techniques to recognize sequences of articulatory features (AFs) from speech utterances by treating AFs of phonemes as multi-label objects in speech spectrogram. The proposed system, called AFD-Obj, recognizes sequence of multi-label AFs in speech signal and localizes them. AFD-Obj consists of two main sta...
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Hand gesture recognition is an attractive research field with a wide range of applications, including video games and telesurgery techniques. Another important application of hand gesture recognition is the translation of sign language, which is a complicated structured form of hand gestures. In sign language, the fingers’ configuration, the hand’s...
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Recently, automatic hand gesture recognition has gained increasing importance for two principal reasons: the growth of the deaf and hearing-impaired population, and the development of vision-based applications and touchless control on ubiquitous devices. As hand gesture recognition is at the core of sign language analysis a robust hand gesture reco...
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Electroencephalography (EEG) motor imagery signals have recently gained significant attention due to its ability to encode a person’s intent to perform an action. Researchers have used motor imagery signals to help disabled persons control devices, such as wheelchairs and even autonomous vehicles. Hence, the accurate decoding of these signals is im...
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Automatic hand gesture recognition is the most important part of sign language translation. Its importance increases with the growth of deaf and hard of hearing population and cognitive computing. In this article, we propose an efficient system for automatic hand gesture recognition based on deep learning. The proposed system is based on a convolut...
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Date is the main fruit crop of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), approximately covering 72% of the total area under permanent crops. The Food and Agriculture Organization states that date production worldwide was 3,430,883 tons in 1990, which increases yearly, reaching 8,526,218 tons in 2018. Date production in KSA was around 527,881 tons in 1990,...
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The date palm is one of the most valuable fruit trees in the world. Most methods used for date fruit inspection, harvesting, grading, and classification are manual, which makes them ineffective in terms of both time and economy. Research on automated date fruit harvesting is limited as there is no public dataset for date fruits to aid in this. In t...
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An accurate vision system to classify and analyze fruits in real time is critical for harvesting robots to be cost-effective and efficient. However, practical success in this area is still limited, and to the best of our knowledge, there is no research in the area of machine vision for date fruits in an orchard environment. In this work, we propose...
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An accurate vision system to classify and analyze fruits in real time is critical for harvesting robots to be cost-effective and efficient. However, practical success in this area is still limited, and to the best of our knowledge, there is no research in the area of machine vision for date fruits in an orchard environment. In this work, we propose...
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Electroencephalography (EEG) motor imagery (MI) signals have recently gained a lot of attention as these signals encode a person’s intent of performing an action. Researchers have used MI signals to help disabled persons, control devices such as wheelchairs and even for autonomous driving. Hence decoding these signals accurately is important for a...
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Date fruit data sets are not publicly available. Previous studies have collected and used their own data set. Almost all these studies have few hundred images per class. As our motive was robust date fruit classification, we did not use the camera to take images of a particular size, angle or images with a particular background, instead to add robu...
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The date fruit dataset was created to address the requirements of many applications in the pre-harvesting and harvesting stages. The two most important applications are automatic harvesting and visual yield estimation. The dataset is divided into two subsets and each of them is oriented into one of these two applications. The first dataset consists...
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Deep Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) has achieved remarkable results in computer vision tasks for end-to-end learning. We evaluate here the power of a deep CNN to learn robust features from raw Electroencephalogram (EEG) data to detect seizures. Seizures are hard to detect, as they vary both inter- and intra-patient. In this article, we use a de...
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Deep learning methods, such as convolution neural networks (CNN), have achieved remarkable success in computer vision tasks. Hence, an increasing trend in using deep learning for electroencephalograph (EEG) analysis is evident. Extracting relevant information from CNN features is one of the key reasons behind the success of CNN-based deep learning...
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A new speech feature extraction technique called moving average multi directional local features (MA-MDLF) is presented in this paper. This method is based on linear regression (LR) and moving average (MA) in the time–frequency plane. Three-point LR is taken along time axis and frequency axis, and 3 points MA is taken along 45° and 135° in the time...
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The growing use of wireless health data transmission via Internet of Things is significantly beneficial to the healthcare industry for optimal usage of health-related facilities. However, at the same time, the use raises concern of privacy protection. Health-related data are private and should be suitably protected. Several pathologies, such as voc...
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The advancement of next-generation network technologies provides a huge improvement in healthcare facilities. Technologies such as 5G, edge computing, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things realize smart healthcare that a client can have anytime, anywhere, and in real time. Edge computing offers useful computing resources at the edge of the ne...
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Recently, stereovision has been used in robotics for obtaining information for real-time mapping. Stereovision makes use of two cameras to solve the problems of a lack of discriminative image features and repetitive patterns and to extend the field of view. Stereovision algorithms and techniques are working to create a map to know its surrounding e...
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Confidentiality of health information is indispensable to protect privacy of an individual. However, recent advances in electronic healthcare systems allow transmission of sensitive information through the Internet, which is prone to various vulnerabilities, attacks and may leads to unauthorized disclosure. Such situations may not only create adver...
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A voice disorder database is an essential element in doing research on automatic voice disorder detection and classification. Ethnicity affects the voice characteristics of a person, and so it is necessary to develop a database by collecting the voice samples of the targeted ethnic group. This will enhance the chances of arriving at a global soluti...
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The proposed chaotic visual cryptography approach for medical images allows for secure sharing of medical information in the form of digital images with only the relevant or authorized persons to access the records. We performed the experimentation on the mini-MIAS dataset of mammograms. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is achieved by gen...
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Human facial expressions change with different states of health; therefore, a facial-expression recognition system can be beneficial to a healthcare framework. In this paper, a facial-expression recognition system is proposed to improve the service of the healthcare in a smart city. The proposed system applies a bandlet transform to a face image to...
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The presented approach is described as follows: to build intelligence for mobile robot path planning. This is be achieved by creating navigation intelligence capabilities while robot is in motion. This will be rather based on intelligent path planning techniques i.e. soft-computing techniques. To meet such visual gathering requirements the proposed...
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Automatic voice pathology detection and classification systems effectively contribute to the assessment of voice disorders, enabling the early detection of voice pathologies and the diagnosis of the type of pathology from which patients suffer. This work concentrates on developing an accurate and robust feature extraction for detecting and classify...
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Risk management in the development of medical software and devices is one of the most crucial processes in ensuring accurate diagnoses and treatment of disease. The consequences of wrong decisions that happen in our daily life might be unembellished. However, wrong decisions in healthcare based on unreliable evidence due to erroneous software could...
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During the last few decades, the utilization of unmanned aerial vehicles has grown in military and has seen new civil applications because of their reduced cost and hovering capabilities. This article presents a visual servoing system for detecting and tracking a moving object using an unmanned aerial vehicle. The system consists of two sequential...
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Presently, lawyers, law enforcement agencies, and judges in courts use speech and other biometric features to recognize suspects. In general, speaker recognition is used for discriminating people based on their voices. The process of determining, if a suspected speaker is the source of trace, is called forensic speaker recognition. In such applicat...
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With the continuous rise in ingenious forgery, a wide range of digital audio authentication applications are emerging as a preventive and detective control in real-world circumstances such as forged evidence, breach of copyright protection and unauthorized data access. To investigate and verify, this paper presents a novel automatic authentication...
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A method that uses fuzzy logic to classify two simple speech features for the automatic classification of voiced and unvoiced phonemes is proposed. In addition, two variants, in which soft computing techniques are used to enhance the performance of fuzzy logic by tuning the parameters of the membership functions, are also presented. The three metho...
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In this paper, we propose a voice pathology detection and classification method using an interlaced derivative pattern (IDP), which involves an n-th order directional derivative, on a spectro-temporal description of a glottal source excitation signal. It is shown previously that directional information is useful to detect pathologies due to its enc...
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cyt-m-55-n-360527-kam-3-p.wav This is recording of a 55 years old male subject who is suffering from cyst. The subject has no habit of smoking, perceptual severity is 3 and recording is done before surgery .nor-m-23-n-90021-kac-0-p.wav This is a recording of a 23 years old male subject who is normal. The subject has no habit of smoking. As subject...
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In this article, we introduce a localization system to reduce the accumulation of errors existing in the dead-reckoning method of mobile robot localization. Dead-reckoning depends on the information that comes from the encoders. Many factors, such as wheel slippage, surface roughness, and mechanical tolerances, affect the accuracy of dead-reckoning...
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In this paper, we investigate the effect of Arabic phonemes on the performance of speaker recognition systems. The investigation reveals that some Arabic phonemes have a strong effect on the recognition rate of such systems. The performance of speaker recognition systems can be improved and their execution time can be reduced by utilizing this find...
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A large population around the world has voice complications. Various approaches for subjective and objective evaluations have been suggested in the literature. The subjective approach strongly depends on the experience and area of expertise of a clinician, and human error cannot be neglected. On the other hand, the objective or automatic approach i...
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Recently, stereovision has appeared in robotics as a source of information for real-time mapping and path planning. In this paper, an intelligent motion system for mobile robots is designed and implemented using stereovision. The proposed system uses stereovision as a primary method for sensing the environment, and the system is able to navigate in...
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Countless applications today are using mobile robots, including autonomous navigation, security patrolling, housework, search-and-rescue operations, material handling, manufacturing, and automated transportation systems. Regardless of the application, a mobile robot must use a robust autonomous navigation system. Autonomous navigation remains one o...
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The authors have reported that the funding information listed in the Acknowledgments section of their article [1] does not match the wording prescribed by their funding organization. The appropriately worded acknowledgment of the funding organization is given in this corrigendum, and reads as follows: Acknowledgments This work was supported by th...
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Background and objective: Automatic voice-pathology detection and classification systems may help clinicians to detect the existence of any voice pathologies and the type of pathology from which patients suffer in the early stages. The main aim of this paper is to investigate Multidimensional Voice Program (MDVP) parameters to automatically detect...
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This paper addresses the problem of making a nonholonomic wheeled mobile robot (WMR) move to a target object using computer vision and obstacle-avoidance techniques. If a priori information about the obstacles is available, pre-planning the desired path can be a good candidate method. However, in so many cases, obstacles are dynamic. Therefore, our...
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Objectives and background: Automatic voice pathology detection and classification systems effectively contribute to the assessment of voice disorders, which helps clinicians to detect the existence of any voice pathologies and the type of pathology from which patients suffer in the early stages. This work concentrates on developing an accurate and...
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In this paper, an automatic voice pathology detection (VPD) system based on voice production theory is developed. More specifically, features are extracted from vocal tract area, which is connected to the glottis. Voice pathology is related to a vocal fold problem, and hence the vocal tract area which is connected to vocal folds or glottis should e...