List of Publications

    2019

  1. Dena Al Thani, Amani Al Tamimi, Achraf Othman, Ahmed Habib, Anirban Lahiri, Shahbaz Ahmed, “Mada Innovation Program: A Go-to-Market ecosystem for Arabic Accessibility Solutions“, 7th International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’19, December 13-15, 2019, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  2. Imen Lagha,  Achraf Othman, “Understanding Prosodic Pauses in Sign Language from Motion-Capture and Video-data“, 7th International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’19, December 13-15, 2019, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  3. Achraf Othman, “Research Trends on the Development of Accessible User Interfaces for Persons with Disabilities and Elderly“,  1st International Conference on Visualization and Computer-Human Interaction (VisCHI), November 25-26, 2019, Doha, Qatar.
  4. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni, “Designing High Accuracy Statistical Machine Translation for Sign Language Using Parallel Corpus—Case study English and American Sign Language“, Journal of Information Technology Research, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2019.
  5. 2017

  6. Achraf Othman, Mohammed Moshin, “How Robots Could Improve Social Skills in Children with Autism “, 6th International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’17, December 19-21, 2017, Muscat, Oman.
  7. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni, “An XML-Gloss Annotation System for Sign Language Processing“, 6th International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’17, December 19-21, 2017, Muscat, Oman.
  8. Achraf Othman. “Machine Translation for Sign Language based on Statistical Approach”, PhD Thesis, University of Sfax, Tunisia, 2017.
  9. 2015

  10. Achraf Othman, Imen Lagha. “Human Face Texture Generation Based on MPEG-4 Standard”. 5th International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA15, Marrakech, Morocco, 21-23 December 2015.
  11. Mohamed Jemni, Koutheair Khribi, Achraf Othman, Oussama Elghoul, Kabil Jaballah. “AlecsoApps: Toward Empowering Mobile Applications Development in the Arab World”., Springer State-of-the-Art and Future Directions of Smart Learning, Part of the series Lecture Notes in Educational Technology pp 87-93, The 2nd ISCLE, Sinaia, Romania, September 23-25, 2015
  12. 2014

  13. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni. “A Novel Approach for Translating English Statements to American Sign Language Gloss”. 14thICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part II. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8548, Springer 2014, ISBN 978-3-319-08598-2, pp 431-438.
  14. 2013

  15. Achraf Othman and Raouia Hamdoun. “Toward a new Transcription Model in XML for Sign Language Processing based on Gloss Notation System”. Fourth International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’13, October 24-26, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  16. Achraf Othman and Zouhour Tmar. “English-ASL Gloss Parallel Corpus 2012: ASLG-PC12, The Second Release”. Fourth International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’13, October 24-26, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  17. Mohamed Jemni, Sameer Semreen, Achraf Othman, Zouhour Tmar and Nadia Aouiti. “Toward the creation of an Arab GLOSS for Arabic Sign Language Notation”. Fourth International Conference On Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility ICTA’13, October 24-26, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  18. Achraf Othman, Oussama El Ghoul. “A Novel Approach for 3D Head Segmentation and Facial Feature Points Extraction”. International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Software Applications ICEESA , March 21-23, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  19. Zouhour Tmar, Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni. “A Rule-Based Approach for Building an Artificial English-ASL Corpus”. International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Software Applications ICEESA, March 21-23, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  20. 2012

  21. Mohamed Jemni, Sameer Semreen, Oussama El ghoul, Achraf Othman, “المعالجة الآلية للغة الاشارة و برمجيات التواصل مع الصم”. Special Issue in the Communications of Arab Society, Vol 5, No 2, 2012.
  22. Mohamed Jemni, Sameer Semreen, Oussama El ghoul, Achraf Othman, “المعالجة الآلية للغة الاشارة و برمجيات التواصل مع الصم”. ورشة العمل الافتراضية الخامسة حول نظم الحوسبة الذكية وتطبيقاتھا, 10-11 سبتمبر 2012
  23. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni. A probabilistic model for Sign Language Translation Memory”. The 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Informatics, ISI’12, August, Chennai, India, 4-5, 2012.
  24. Achraf Othman, Zouhour Tmar, Mohamed Jemni. “Toward developing a very big Sign Language Parallel Corpus”. The 13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs ‘ICCHP’, Lecture Note in Computer Science LNCS Springer, July 11-13, 2012, University of Linz, Austria.
  25. Mohamed Jemni, Sameer Samreen, Achraf Othman,. “دور التكنولوجيات الحديثة في تطوير لغة الاشارة و تسهيل التواصل مع الصم”. المؤتمر العلمي الثاني للصم و ضعاف السمع، 1-3 مايو 2012، الدوحة، قطر.
  26. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni. “English-ASL Gloss Parallel Corpus 2012: ASLG-PC12”. LREC 2012, 5th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Interactions between Corpus and Lexicon, May 51-27, 2012, Istanbul Turkey.
  27. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni, “La traduction automatique à base de statistiques au service de la langue des signes”. 4ème édition du colloque INFOL@NGUES 2012, April 5-7, 2012, Béjà, Tunisia.
  28. Achraf Othman, Oussama El Ghoul, Mohamed Jemni. “An automatic approach for facial feature points extraction from 3D head”. International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications GRAPP’12, February 24-26, 2012, Rome, Italy.
  29. 2011

  30. Achraf Othman, Mohamed Jemni. “Statistical Sign Language Machine Translation: from English written text to American Sign Language Gloss”. International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol 8, Issue 5, September 30, pp. 65-73.
  31. Achraf Othman, Heithem Abbes, Mohamed Jemni. “Gridification of facial feature vertices extractionfrom 3D head”. The EUMEDGRID-Support User Forum Workshop / The EGI Technical Forum 2011. September 19-23, 2011, Lyon, France.
  32. 2010

  33. Achraf Othman, Oussama El Ghoul, Mohamed Jemni. “Sport Sign: A new service to make sports news accessible for deaf persons”. The 12th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs ‘ICCHP’, Lecture Note in Computer Science LNCS Springer, pp.169-176, vol. 6190, July 14-16, 2010, Vienna, Austria.