Monthly Archives: January 2011

Publications and workshops

AbdulMalik Al-Salman, Yousef Al-Ohali, Maha AlRabiah, “An Arabic Semantic Parser and Meaning Analyzer”, Egyptian Computer Science Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2006, pp.8-29. pdf Al-Rabiah, Maha S. and Al-Salman, AbdulMalik, “An XML-based semantic parser for traditional arabic”,  4th International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS), 2010, … Continue reading

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Guidelines for writing a PhD proposal

Advice on Writing a PhD Research Proposal, by Dr. Atwell General Framework of Research Plan, I don’t know the source of this document

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Progress during the last couple of weeks

I had many research areas to explore: 1- Lexical semantics applied to The Holy Quran. I’ve read some papers in this area: Justin Washtell (2009) “Co-dispersion: A Windowless Approach to Lexical Association”, in Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European … Continue reading

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My first meeting with Dr. Eric Atwell

Last Tuesday I’ve made my first meeting with Dr. Atwell, my co-supervisor, and he suggested the following research areas: – Extending the Quranic Arabic Corpus ( to include Tafsir texts, and use Artificial Intelligence or Natural Language Processing to enrich or enhance … Continue reading

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In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful

I start this blog. It is mainly concerned with following the progress of my PhD work on Quranic Arabic Computing. May Allah bless this work, and make it purely for His sake. Maha

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