Biography

Professor Hussain Mahdi (Abdulhussain E. Mahdi) is the Leader of the Text Analytics & Knowledge Organisation (TAKO) Research Group at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick (UL), Ireland (http://tako.ul.ie). He is Director of the Regional Peer-Supported Learning Centre – UL and Joint Director of the ICT Learning Centre – UL. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Member of the Engineering Council (1994-2017). Prof. Mahdi is a Graduate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Basrah (BSc 1st class 1978) and earned his PhD in Electronic Engineering at the University of Wales – Bangor, UK in 1990. He is also a SEDA Accredited Teacher of Higher Education (SEDA & University of Plymouth, UK 1998). His current research focuses on text data mining & analytics, knowledge organisation & linked data, information retrieval & information extraction, as well as signal, speech, and NLP. His research interests also include learning analytics, inquiry-based learning, collaborative and student-centred active learning. He has authored and co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers, and has edited two books.

Books

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Book Chapters

E-Learning Study Skills Training Using Proven Pedagogies

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2009
PA, USA
IGI Global
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Perception-Based Speech Quality Measurement in Modern Telecommunications

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2008
PA, USA
IGI Global
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A real-time auditory model: description and applications in an ASR acoustic-phonetic front end

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1998
Germany
Springer-Verlag
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Automatic Subject Metadata Generation for Scientific Documents Using Wikipedia and Genetic Algorithms

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2012
Berlin Heidelberg
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Skills SuperStore: Online Interactive Study Skills Environment

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
Germany
Springer-Verla
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Automatic Subject Classification of Scientific Literature Using Citation Metadata

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
Berlin Heidelberg
Springer
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Perceptual Voice Quality Measurement - Can You Hear Me Loud and Clear?

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
PA, USA
IGI Global
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Leveraging the Legacy of Conventional Libraries for Organizing Digital Libraries

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2009
Berlin, Germany
Springer Berlin/Heidelberg
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Computer-Based Interactive Study Skills Development System

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
Dublin, Ireland
Interesource Group Publishing
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Development of a National Syllabus Repository for Higher Education in Ireland

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2008
Berlin, Germany
Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg
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Peer-Supported Learning Groups: A Collaborative Approach to Learning

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
Dublin, Ireland
Interesource Group Publishing
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Modelling HTc superconductors for AC power loss estimation

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1997
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High-Tc SQUIDs: The Ultra Sensitive Sensors for Non-Destructive Testing and Bio magnetism

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2000
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Two-Feature Voiced/Unvoiced Classifier Using Wavelets

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2008
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An Innovative Web-Based Approach for Study Skills Development in Higher Education

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2007
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2-D Numerical Model for Estimation of AC losses in High-Tc Superconducting Tapes

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1999
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Generalised intermediate transforms: methods of computation and potential applications

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2003
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Visualisation of the Vocal-Tract Shape for a Computer-Based Speech Training System for the Hearing-Impaired

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2008
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Perceptual non-intrusive speech quality assessment using a self-organizing map

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
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Numerical Analysis of Flux Diffusion Into High-Tc Superconducting Tapes Carrying AC Transport Currents

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2000
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An unsupervised approach to automatic classification of scientific literature utilizing bibliographic metadata

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
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Modelling of Magnetic Properties and AC losses in High-Tc Superconductors using a Power Law Current-Voltage Characteristic

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1999
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Output-based Objective Measure for Non-Intrusive Speech Quality Evaluation

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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Application-Specific Instruction-Set Processor for Control of Multi-Rail DC-DC Converter Systems

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
Dr. Mark Halton
Dr. James Mooney
2013
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Second generation and perceptual wavelet based noise estimation

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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A citation-based approach to automatic topical indexing of scientific literature

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2010
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A Highly Efficient Industrial Air Filter Using a Novel Design

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2001
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Electromagnetic behaviour of high-T-c superconducting tapes: a numerical simulation approach

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2002
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PLL based ASIC system for DSP real-time analogue interface

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
Dr. Ian Grout
2003
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New adaptive speech enhancement system using a novel wavelet thresholding technique

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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A second generation wavelet-based adaptive noise estimation method for speech enhancement

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2007
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Comparative thermometric and electric measurements of self-field AC losses in Ag-sheathed PbBi2223 tapes

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1997
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The cascade induction machine: a reliable and controllable motor or generator

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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Advances in voice quality measurement in modern telecommunications

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2009
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Peer-Supported Learning Groups: A Collaborative Approach to Supporting Students Learning in Engineering and Technology

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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New single-ended objective measure for non-intrusive speech quality evaluation

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2010
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Modelling of AC losses in high-Tc superconductors with flux creep E-J characteristics

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1994
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Thermometric measurement of self-field AC losses in Ag-sheathed PbBi2223 tapes

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1997
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Modelling of losses in high-temperature superconductors as a highly nonlinear diffusion process

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1995
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Study Skills Interactive Web-based Training Environment

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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Introducing peer-supported learning approach to tutoring in engineering and technology courses

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
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Measurements of self-field AC losses in PbBi-2223 Ag-sheathed tapes

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1994
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An automated syllabus digital library system for higher education in Ireland

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2009
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Some new horizons in magnetic sensing: high-T(c) SQUIDs, GMR and GMI materials

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2003
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Non-contact Biopotential Sensor for Remote Human Detection

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
IOPscience
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New multiplier-based phase measurement technique with improved distortion tolerance

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1992
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Conference Publications

IEEE Sensors 2011

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
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3RD IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, PROCEEDINGS

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2003
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IEE Conference Publication

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2005
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26th Sensors & Their Application Conference

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
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2007 14TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS, & IMAGE PROCESSING & EURASIP CONFERENCE FOCUSED ON SPEECH & IMAGE PROCESSING, MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS & SERVICES

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2007
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2008 IEEE 11th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
Dr. James Mooney
2008
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18th Intl. Conf. on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - EKAW 2012

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2012
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CIC 2006: 15th International Conference on Computing, Proceedings

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
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IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
Dr. Mark Halton
Dr. James Mooney
2010
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Winner of Best Paper Award at IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
Dr. James Mooney
2008
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RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2008
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IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS)

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
Dr. Mark Halton
Dr. James Mooney
2010
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PROCEEDINGS EC-VIP-MC 2003, VOLS 1 AND 2

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2003
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INTERSPEECH 2006 AND 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SPOKEN LANGUAGE PROCESSING, VOLS 1-5

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2006
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IEEE Transactions on Magnetics

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2000
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2004 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ACOUSTICS, SPEECH, AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, VOL V, PROCEEDINGS

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2004
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BIOSIGNALS 2008: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIO-INSPIRED SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, VOL II

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2008
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22nd IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference – ISSC 2011

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
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2007 14TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS, & IMAGE PROCESSING & EURASIP CONFERENCE FOCUSED ON SPEECH & IMAGE PROCESSING, MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS & SERVICES

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2007
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RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES, PROCEEDINGS

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2009
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Intl. Conf. On Digital Enterprise and Information Systems - DEIS 2011

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
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2003 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ACOUSTICS, SPEECH, AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, VOL I, PROCEEDINGS

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2003
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2007 IWSSIP and EC-SIPMCS - Proc. 2007 14th Int. Workshop on Systems, Signals and Image Processing, and 6th EURASIP Conf. Focused on Speech and Image Processing, Multimedia Communications and Services

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2007
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Conference Contributions

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Other Publications

Towards Development of Expert Analysis Engine for Telecom Network Remote Test Manager - Part Two: Implementation

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1997
University of Plymouth, UK
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Setting up and Maintaining a Successful Peer-Supported Learning Programme - The UL Experience

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2007
University of Limerick (UL)
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Peer Support for Learning

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2001
University of Limerick, Ireland
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Regional Peer-Supported Learning Centre (PSLC): Promoting Peer Learning within the Shannon Consortium and Beyond

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2010
GMIT, Galway, Ireland
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Study Skills Superstore: A New Web-based Interactive Study Skills Development System

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2005
University of Limerick, Ireland
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Setting Up and Maintaining a Successful Peer-Supported Learning Programme

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
AIT, Athlone, Ireland
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Peer-Supported Learning Groups: A Collaborative Student-centred Approach to Tutoring

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2005
University of Limerick, Ireland
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Signal, Speech and Language Processing Research Team: Overview of Current Activities

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
University of Stephan cel Mare Suceava, Romaina
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Peer-Supported Learning Groups (PSLG): Empowering Students to Become Successful Learners

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2011
University of Stephan cel Mare Suceava, Romaina
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Towards Development of Expert Analysis Engine for Telecom Network Remote Test Manager - Part One: Initial Ideas

Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
1997
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