Principal Engineer at the Arabic Language Technologies group (ALT) at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI).
Founder of Arabic Speech.
Work interests are in the area of speech recognition and natural language processing. Completed PhD at the school of Informatics University of Edinburgh and BSc at Cairo University.
Ahmed’s research interests are in the area of speech recognition and natural language processing with special attention to dialectal Arabic speech and text processing. A recent focus has been on dialect detection. i.e can we recognize the spoken dialect using acoustic and linguistic cues? Another strand of his work is evaluating speech recognition for dialects with no orthographic rules and prediction for quality estimation for automatic speech processing systems
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