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M.Sc. Supervision:

1. Linah Al-Khatib. Title: "Using NLP for Semi-Automated Class Generation from Arabic Text". In progress.
2. Hashem Shmaisani. Title: "Using Semantic Approaches To Answer Questions From Arabic Text". January, 2014. Awarded 2nd-Best Prize in The National Conference for Research Innovation. (Certificate)
3. Ibrahim Abd Al-Nabi. Title: "Discovering User Attitudes of Business in Twitter Arabic Language Feed". January, 2014


Invited Presentations

1. Ontology Evaluation and Ranking using OntoQA. Samir Tartir, I. Budak Arpinar and Amit P. Sheth. In Ontology Summit 2013: Ontology Evaluation Across the Ontology Lifecycle. Track-A: Intrinsic Aspects of Ontology Evaluation: Practice and Theory. Virtual Panel. 2013-01-31.



1. Semantic Sentiment Analysis in Arabic Social Media. Samir Tartir and Ibrahim Abdul-Nabi. Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences. Volume 29, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages 229 233.

2. Semantically Answering Questions from the Holy Quran. Hashem Shmeisani, Samir Tartir, Ammar Al-Na'ssaan, Moath Naji. 2nd International Conference on Islamic Applications in Computer Science and Technologies (IMAN 2014). 12th13th October 2014. Amman, Jordan.

3. SemanticQA: Exploiting Semantic Associations for Cross-Document Question Answering. Samir Tartir, I. Budak Arpinar and Bobby McKnight. The Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Innovation in Information Communication Technology (ISIICT 2011). Amman, Jordan. November 2011.

4. Annotation of Hyperlinks with Semantic Meaning. Bilal Gonen and Samir Tartir. The 2011 International Conference on Semantic Web and Web Services, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 2011.

5. Ontological Evaluation and Validation. Samir Tartir, I. Budak Arpinar and Amit P. Sheth. In R. Poli (Editor): Theory and Applications of Ontology (TAO), volume II: Ontology: The Information-science Stance. Springer, June-2010.

6. Question Answering in Linked Data for Scientific Exploration. Samir Tartir, I. Budak Arpinar and Mustafa Nural. In the 2ndAnnual Web Science Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, April 26-27, 2010.

7. SemanticQA: Web-Based Ontology-Driven Question Answering. Samir Tartir, Bobby McKnight, and I. Budak Arpinar. In the 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, March 8-12, 2009.

8. Ontology Evaluation and Ranking using OntoQA. Samir Tartir and I. Budak Arpinar. Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 17-19, 2007, Irvine, California, USA. (On the recommended reading list for the Semantic Web)

9. Knowledge modeling and its applications in life sciences: A case study of GlycO and ProPreO. Satya S. Sahoo, Christopher Thomas, Amit P. Sheth, William S. York, and Samir Tartir. The 2006 World Wide Web Conference. May 22-26, 2006, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Acceptance rate: 11%)

10. SQLFlow: PL/SQL Multi-Diagrammatic Source Code Visualization. Samir Tartir and Ayman Issa. International Arab Conference on Information Technology ACIT'2005. Al-Isra Private University, Jordan. December 6-8, 2005.

11. OntoQA: Metric-Based Ontology Quality Analysis. Samir Tartir, I. Budak Arpinar, Michael Moore, Amit P. Sheth, Boanerges Aleman-Meza. IEEE ICDM 2005 Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition from Distributed, Autonomous, Semantically Heterogeneous Data and Knowledge Sources. Houston, Texas, November 27, 2005.