Izzat Alsmadi

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Social media constitutes a major component of Web 2.0 and includes social networks, blogs, forum discussions, micro-blogs, etc. Users of social media generate a huge volume of reviews and comments on a daily basis. These reviews and comments reflect the opinions of users about different issues, such as: products, news, entertainments, or sports. Therefore(More)
Natural Language Processing (NLP); Computational intelligence; Stemming; Information retrieval Abstract Stemming algorithms are used in information retrieval systems, indexers, text mining, text classifiers etc., to extract stems or roots of different words, so that words derived from the same stem or root are grouped together. Many stemming algorithms were(More)
In online social networks (OSNs), individual users have a strong desire to expand their social networks through OSN activities and try to maximize the benefits from the social relationships, called social capital. However, with a large-scale social network, their privacy rights have been significantly intruded by adversarial users that perform social(More)
Software Defined Networking (SDN) has emerged as a new network architecture for dealing with network dynamics through software-enabled control. While SDN is promoting many new network applications, security has become an important concern. This paper provides an extensive survey on SDN security. We discuss the security threats to SDN according to their(More)
Social networks and users’ interactions are distinct features for the current Web. They constitute a fundamental part of Web 2.0, where people produce, disseminate, and consume information in new interactive forms where users are not only passive information receivers. Social media succeed to attract a large portion of online users, which explains the(More)
Aspects can be used in a harmful way that invalidates desired properties. Rigorous specification and analysis of aspect design is thus highly desirable. This paper presents an approach to model-checking state-based specification of aspect-oriented design. It is based on a rigorous formalism for capturing crosscutting concerns with respect to the(More)