Computer Science Master Defense at Arab American University

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Researcher Bilal Ghanem, student of the computer science program at Arab American University Faculty of Graduate Studies, discussed his master thesis, entitled “Hybrid system for detecting plagiarism in Arabic Language”

Researcher Bilal Ghanem defending his thesis

He pointed in his thesis that the system is integrating two mechanisms to detect literary thefts, based on laboratory linguistics and multiple meanings sources. The research aimed to discover the importance of merging these resources to improve examinations and literature thefts detection.

The researcher made a pilot study on university students to develop the methods adopted by students in plagiarism and the approach was built based on these studies results.

By the end, the committee composed of supervisor and committee chairman Dr. Labib Arafa, external examiner from Polytechnic University of Palestine Dr. Radwan Tahbob and Arab American University internal examiner Dr. Amjad Rattroot decided to give the student Bilal Ghanem master degree.