• Advancements in English-Persian Hierarchical Statistical Machine Translation 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa (2012)
      In this paper we show that a hierarchical phrase-based translation system will outperform a classical (non-hierarchical) phrase-based system in the English-to-Persian translation direction, yet for the Persian-to-English ...
    • Capture the talent : secondary school education with cyber security competition 

      Mohaddes Deylami, Hanif; Mohaghegh, Dr Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; McCauley, Michael; Ardekani, Iman; Kingston, Tamsin (Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center (AIRCC), 2015-11)
      Recent advances in computing have caused cyber security to become an increasingly critical issue that affects our everyday life. Both young and old in society are exposed to benefits and dangers that accompany technological ...
    • Computational thinking : the skill set of the 21st century 

      Mohaghegh, Dr Mahsa; McCauley, Michael (TechScience Publications, 2016-05)
      Computational thinking is a relatively new term, and is the topic of much discussion in the educational realm today. Research shows that computational thinking is a highly valuable skill that is becoming a topic of increasing ...
    • Cross-layer Optimisation for Quality of Service Support in Wireless Sensor Networks 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Manford, Chris; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2011)
      Wireless sensor networks need to deliver real-time services such as video, audio and traditional data services therefore providing efficient quality of services (QoS) support is essential. In this paper we aim to address ...
    • Ensemble Statistical and Heuristic Models for Unsupervised Word Alignment 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Mohammadi, Mehdi (IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), 2014)
      Statistical word alignment models need large amounts of training data while they are weak in small-sized corpora. This paper proposes a new approach of an unsupervised hybrid word alignment technique using an ensemble ...
    • Evaluation of statistical text normalisation techniques for Twitter 

      Sosamphan, P.; Liesaputra, Veronica; Yongchareon, Dr. Sira; Mohaghegh, Dr Mahsa (IC3K, 2016-11)
      One of the major challenges in the era of big data use is how to ‘clean’ the vast amount of data, particularly from micro-blog websites like Twitter. Twitter messages, called tweets, are commonly written in ill-forms, ...
    • A framework for evaluating anti spammer systems for Twitter 

      Ho, K.; Liesaputra, Veronica; Yongchareon, Dr. Sira; Mohaghegh, Dr Mahsa (Springer Verlag, 2017-10-20)
      Despite several benefits to modern communities and businesses, Twitter has attracted many spammers overwhelming legitimate users with unwanted and disruptive advertising and fake information. Detecting spammers is always ...
    • A Hierarchical Phrase-Based Model for English-Persian Statistical Machine Translation 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2012)
      In this paper we show that a hierarchical phrasebased translation system will outperform a classical (nonhierarchical) phrase-based system in the English-to-Persian translation direction, yet for the Persian-to-English ...
    • Maori-English Machine Translation 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; McCauley, Michael; Mohammadi, Mehdi (2014-04-24)
      In this paper we present our research over machine translation for Maori to English language pairs. The aim of this research is to create a lookup table for Maori-English words or phrases that are extracted from a set of ...
    • Multilingual Information Service System for Tourists 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2011)
      Globalization and the continued increase in international travel and commerce have made automatic speech-to-speech translation systems an attractive area of research and development. With handheld devices becoming more ...
    • An Overview of the Challenges and Progress in PeEn-SMT: First Large Scale Persian-English SMT System 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2011)
      This paper documents recent work carried out for PeEn-SMT, our Statistical Machine Translation system for translation between the English-Persian language pair. We give details of our previous SMT system, and present our ...
    • A Statistical Approach to English-Persian Machine Translation 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa (2010)
      Statistical Machine Translation has successfully been used for translation between many language pairs contributing to its popularity in recent years. It has however not been used for the English/Persian language pair. ...