I am a PhD student at the School of Informatics, the University of Edinburgh.
I am working under the supervision of Dr. Walid Magdy.
My main research interests are Natural Language Processing (NLP), Arabic NLP, Computational Social Science and Machine Learning.
In 2018, I completed my MSc in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh. The focus of the Masters was on Machine Learning and NLP where I worked on utilizing Deep Learning for Arabic Sentiment Analysis.
Additionally, I Completed my BA in Computer Systems Engineering from Birzeit University in Palestine. At Birzeit, I worked on Automatic Arabic Text Summarization.
A. Qaroush, I. Abu Farha, W. Ghanem, M. Washaha, and E. Maali. "An efficient single document Arabic text summarization using a combination of statistical and semantic features". Journal of King Saud University – Computer and Information Sciences (2019). link
Free online Arabic Sentiment Analysis tool and API
Abu Farha I. and W. Magdy. "Mazajak: An Online Arabic Sentiment Analyser". WANLP - ACL 2019 link
Main Researcher on Mazajak project for Arabic sentiment analysis.
As a Teaching and Research Assistant at the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, I was responsible of tutoring various specialized labs such as Computer Networks, Microprocessers, Linux, and Real Time Systems.
Internship and practical training on using .NET framework.