Abualseoud Hanani received BSc degree in electrical engineering from an-Najah national university, Palestine in 2000, And MSc and PhD degrees in computer engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK.
Before getting Msc and PhD degrees, Dr. Hanani worked more than six years in the information and communication industry in different areas and positions. Dr. Hanani worked for Siemens Information and Communication Technologies for about four years in the research and development group until June 2004. Then he worked for Palestine Telecommunication company (Paltel) for about two years in the ADSL project.
In conjunction with his PhD studies, he worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Birmingham from January 2010 to December 2011.
In January 2012, he joined Birzeit University as a lecturer in the Computer systems engineering department.
Hanani, A., Russell, M. J. and Carey, M., “Human and
Computer Recognition of Regional Accents and Ethnic Groups from British English
Speech”, in Computer Speech and Language (CSL) journal special issue, January,
Safavi, S., Hanani, A., Russell,
M., Jancovic, P., Carey, M., “Contrasting the Effects of Different Frequency
Bands on Speaker and Accent Identification”, IEEE Signal Process. Lett. – 2012.
Hanani, A., Carey, M. and Russell, M. J., “Speech
Spectral Analysis using Multi-core Processors”, in Computer Speech and Language
(CSL) journal, September 2012.
Safavi, S.,Najafian, M., Hanani, A., Russell, M., Jancovic,
P., Carey, M.,” Speaker Recognition for Children's Speech”,
in Proc. InterSpeech 2012, USA, August 2012.
Hanani, A., Russell M. and Carey, M. “Speech-based Identification of Social Groups
in a Single Accent of British English by Humans and Computers”, in Proc. IEEE
ICASSP 2011, Prague, 2011, pp. 4876-4879.
Hanani A., Russell M. and Carey, M., “Computer and Human
Recognition of Regional Accents of British English”, in Proc. InterSpeech 2011,
Florence, Italy, August 2011, pp.729-732.
Russell, M., Hanani, A., Carey M., “some
thoughts on language, dialect and accents in speech and language technology”, IEEE
Speech and Language Technical Committee (SLTC) Newsletter, February 2011.
Carey, M. J., Hanani, A. and Russell,
M. J. ,”The Next Big Thing in Computing", IEEE Speech and Language
Technical Committee (SLTC) Newsletter, July 2011.
Hanani, A., Carey, M. and Russell, M., “Improved
Language Recognition using Mixture Components Statistics”, in Proc. InterSpeech
2010, Tokyo, Japan, September 2010, pp. 741-744.