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Dr Abdulhussain Mahdi

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.

Publications

Book Chapter

2012
2011

Automatic Subject Classification of Scientific Literature Using Citation Metadata
Mahdi, A.E.; Joorabchi, A.
Digital Enterprise and Information Systems - Communications in Computer and Information Science DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22603-8_48

2009

Leveraging the Legacy of Conventional Libraries for Organizing Digital Libraries
Joorabchi, A; Mahdi, AE
Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04346-8_3

2009

E-Learning Study Skills Training Using Proven Pedagogies
Bermingham, C; Mahdi, AE
Encyclopedia of Distance Learning DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-198-8. ch12

2008

Development of a National Syllabus Repository for Higher Education in Ireland
Joorabchi, A; Mahdi, AE
Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-87599-4_20

2006

Skills SuperStore: Online Interactive Study Skills Environment
Bermingham, C; Mahdi, AE
.), E-Learning Networked Environments and Architectures: A Knowledge Processing Perspective - Chapter 5, Springer Book Series: Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing (AI & KP)

2006

Perceptual Voice Quality Measurement - Can You Hear Me Loud and Clear?
Mahdi, AE; Picovici, D
Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-866-6.ch015

2006

Peer-Supported Learning Groups: A Collaborative Approach to Learning
Mahdi, AE
Keeping Students At University: The Retention Debate At Third-Level, Part Three

2006

Computer-Based Interactive Study Skills Development System
Mahdi, AE; Bermingham, C
Keeping Students At University: The Retention Debate At Third-Level, Part Three

1998

A real-time auditory model: description and applications in an ASR acoustic-phonetic front end
Gooding, F; Shaw, I; Mahdi, AE
Recent Advances in Speech Understanding and Dialog Systems

Conference Publication

2011

IEEE Sensors 2011
Faggion, L.; Mahdi, A.E.
DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2011.6127145

2005

IEE Conference Publication
Murphy T., Picovici D., Mahdi A.E.

2003
2000

IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Tami A., Mahdi A.E.
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics DOI: 10.1109/20.908877

Edited Book

Other Publication

2011

Setting Up and Maintaining a Successful Peer-Supported Learning Programme
Mahdi, A.E.
5th PALNET Symposium on Peer Assisted Learning 2011

2010
2001

Peer Reviewed Journal

2011

Non-contact Biopotential Sensor for Remote Human Detection
Mahdi, A.E.; Faggion, L.
Journal Of Physics: Conference Series DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/307/1/012056

2010
2009
2008

Two-Feature Voiced/Unvoiced Classifier Using Wavelets
Mahdi, AE; Jafer, E
Open Electrical & Electronic Engineering Journal

2007

An Innovative Web-Based Approach for Study Skills Development in Higher Education
Bermingham, C; Mahdi, AE
International Journal Of Web Information Systems (Ijwis)

2006

Introducing peer-supported learning approach to tutoring in engineering and technology courses
Mahdi, AE
International Journal Of Electrical Engineering Education

2006
2004

The cascade induction machine: a reliable and controllable motor or generator
Picovici, D; Levy, D; Mahdi, AE; Coffey, T
Electric Power Systems Research DOI: 10.1016/j.epsr.2003.06.008

2004

Second generation and perceptual wavelet based noise estimation
Jafer, E; Mahdi, AE
Wseas Transactions On Computers

2004
2004

Output-based Objective Measure for Non-Intrusive Speech Quality Evaluation
Mahdi, AE; Picovici, D
Wseas Transactions On Acoustics And Music

2004

Study Skills Interactive Web-based Training Environment
Bermingham, C; Mahdi, AE
Wseas Transactions On Advances In Engineering Education

2003

Some new horizons in magnetic sensing: high-T(c) SQUIDs, GMR and GMI materials
Mahdi, AE; Panina, L; Mapps, D
Sensors And Actuators A-Physical DOI: 10.1016/S0924-4247(03)00106-7

2003

PLL based ASIC system for DSP real-time analogue interface
Mahdi, AE; Grout, IA
Microprocessors And Microsystems DOI: 10.1016/S0141-9331(02)00081-9

2001

A Highly Efficient Industrial Air Filter Using a Novel Design
Picovici, D; Levy, D; Mahdi, AE
Irish Scientist

2000
1999

2-D Numerical Model for Estimation of AC losses in High-Tc Superconducting Tapes
Tami, A; Mahdi, AE; Mapps, D
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics

1997

Thermometric measurement of self-field AC losses in Ag-sheathed PbBi2223 tapes
Mahdi, AE; Hughes, T; Beduz, C; Yang, Y; Stoll, RL; Sykulski, JK; Halder, P; Sokolowski, RS
Ieee Transactions On Applied Superconductivity

1997

Comparative thermometric and electric measurements of self-field AC losses in Ag-sheathed PbBi2223 tapes
Hughes, T; Mahdi, AE; Yang, Y; Beduz, C
Physica C: Superconductivity And Its Applications

1997

Modelling HTc superconductors for AC power loss estimation
Sykulski, JK; Stoll, RS; Mahdi, AE; Please, CP
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics

1995

Modelling of losses in high-temperature superconductors as a highly nonlinear diffusion process
Stoll,RL; Mahdi, AE; Sykulski, JK
Compel-Int.J.Comp. & Math. Electrical & Electronic Eng.

1994

Modelling of AC losses in high-Tc superconductors with flux creep E-J characteristics
Mahdi, AE; Stoll, RL; Sykulski, JK; Beduz, C; Hughes, T; Yang, Y; Harris, M; Arnold, R
Physica C: Superconductivity And Its Applications

1994

Measurements of self-field AC losses in PbBi-2223 Ag-sheathed tapes
Hughes, T; Yang, Y; Beduz, C; Yi, Z; Mahdi, AE; Jansek, L; Stoll, R;Sykulski, J; Harris, M; Arnold, R
Physica C: Superconductivity And Its Applications

1992

New multiplier-based phase measurement technique with improved distortion tolerance
Fyath, RS; Mahdi, AE; Ali, AA
International Journal Of Electronics