Assistant Professor in Computer Sciences
  1. Assistant Professor (2012 - 2016), Fac. of Computer Studies,  Arab Open Univ.,  Kuwait
  2. Research Associate (2011 - 2012), Neurocentre, Albrecht Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
  3. Research Associate (2006 - 2010), Dept. of Cognitive Biology, OvG Univ., Magdeburg, Germany
  4. Research Associate (03-12/ 2005), Institute of Biometrics and Medical Informatics, OvG Univ., Magdeburg, Germany
  5. Research Associate (2003 - 2005), University Clinic of Radiotherapy, OvG Univ., Magdeburg, Germany

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Smith NL, Hamid OH (2017). Embodied Cognition and Human-Machine Coexistence. UKH Journal of Science and Engineering (UKHJSE). Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 67-71. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25079/ukhjse.v1n1y2017.pp67-71. E-ISSN: 2520-7792. 
  2. Hamid OH (2015). A Model-Based Markovian Context-Dependent Reinforcement Learning Approach for Neurobiologically Plausible Transfer of Experience. International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems (IJHIS). Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 119-129. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3233/HIS-150210. ISSN (Print): 1448-5869 ISSN (Online): 1875-8819
  3. Al-Fadhly, AY, Hamid OH (2015). An Android Smart Phone Web Application for Individual Notification of Exams Dates. International Journal of Enhanced Research in Science, Technology and Engineering (IJERSTE). Vol. 4 Issue 4, pp. 28-36. ISSN: 2319-7463
  4. Hamid OH, El Samad A (2015). The Blurred Line between "Long" and "Short": How the Length of Video Lectures Affects the Viewing Behavior of E-Learners. Journal of Computer Engineering and Intelligent Systems (CEIS). Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 32-37. ISSN: 2222-1719 (Paper) ISSN: 2222-2863 (Online)
  5. Hamid OH, Wendemuth A, and Braun J (2010). Temporal context and conditional associative learning. BMC Neuroscience 2010, 11:45, pp. 1-16, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2202-11-45
  6. Gluege S, Hamid OH, Wendemuth A (2010). A Simple Recurrent Network for Implicit Learning of Temporal Sequences. Cognitive Computation, 2: pp. 265-271. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-010-9066-z

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Hamid OH, Braun J (2017). Attractor Neural States: A Brain-Inspired Complementary Approach to Reinforcement Learning. In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2017), Publisher: SciTePress, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0006580203850392, pages 385-392,  ISBN: 978-989-758-274-5, Funchal Madeira, Portugal, November 1-3, 2017
  2. Smith NL, Hamid OH (2017). The Relative Importance of Perception, Embodiment, Metaphors, and Ethics for Cooperative Human-Machine Coexistence. In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2017), Publisher: SciTePress, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0006558804290435, pages 429-435, ISBN: 978-989-758-274-5, Funchal Madeira, Portugal, November 1-3, 2017
  3. Bakr HH, Al-Salihi NK, Hamid OH (2017). A Neuro-Fuzzy Sugeno-Style Fuzzy HVAC Control System for Balancing Thermal Comfort and Energy Consumption. In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2017), Publisher: SciTePress, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0006558904190426, pages 419-426, ISBN: 978-989-758-274-5, Funchal Madeira, Portugal, November 1-3, 2017
  4. Hassani H, Hamid OH (2017). Using Artificial Neural Networks in Dialect Identification in Less-Resourced Languages: The Case of Kurdish Dialects Identification. In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2017), Publisher: SciTePress, DOI:  https://doi.org/10.5220/0006578004430448, pages 443-448, ISBN: 978-989-758-274-5, Funchal Madeira, Portugal, November 1-3, 2017
  5. Hamid OH (2017). Spike-Like Temporal Patterns Exhibit Persistent Frequency and Intensity of Viewing Behaviour towards Video-Recorded Live Lectures Published on YouTube. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Internet Technologies,  Publisher: IEEE, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ITECHA.2017.8101932, pp. 173--176, North Wales, United Kingdom, September 12 - 15, 2017 
  6. Hamid OH, Smith NL, Barzanji A (2017). Automation, per se, is not Job Elimination: How Artificial Intelligence Forwards Cooperative Human-Machine Coexistence. In Proceedings of the IEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN'2017),  Publisher: IEEE, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/INDIN.2017.8104891, pp. 899--904, Emden-Leer, Germany, July 24 - 26, 2017
  7. Hamid OH (2017). Breaking Through Opacity: A Context-Aware Data-Driven Conceptual Design for a Predictive Anti Money Laundering System. In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE-GCC Conference & Exhibition,  Publisher: IEEE, pp. 421--426, Manama, Bahrain, May 7 - 10, 2017 
  8. Hamid OH, Alaiwy FH, Hussien IO (2015). Uncovering Cognitive Influences on Individualized Learning Using a Hidden Markov Models Framework. In Proceedings of the Global Summit on Computer & Information Technology, Publisher: IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/GSCIT.2015.7353337, Print ISBN: 978-1-4673-6586-4, pp. 1-6, Sousse, Tunisia, June 11 - 13, 2015
  9. El Samad A, Hamid OH (2015). The Role of Socio-Economic Disparity in Varying the Viewing Behavior of E-Learners. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications, Publisher: IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/DICTAP.2015.7113174, Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-4130-8, pp. 74--79, Beirut, Lebanon, April 29th - May 1st, 2015
  10. Hamid OH (2014). The Role of Temporal Statistics in the Transfer of Experience in Context-Dependent Reinforcement Learning. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Publisher: IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/HIS.2014.7086184, Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-7632-4, pp. 123--128. Kuwait, December 14-16, 2014
  11. Alaiwy FH, Alaiwy MH, Hamid OH (2014). A Gene Expression Programming Approach for Optimizing Technical Rules in the Foreign Exchange Market. In Proceedings of the 10th Future Business Technology Conference (FUBUTEC 2014), pp. 21--26. Novotel, Bruges, Belgium, April 28-30, 2014
  12. Hamid OH, Salti H, al-Akaidi, M (2013). There is more to Success than Meets the Eye: Tutor's Role on Students' Performance in E-Learning. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Open Learning, pp. 274--278. Kuwait-City, Kuwait, November 25-27, 2013
  13. Salti H, Hamid OH, al-Akaidi, M (2013). Toward an Automated Online Learning Advising in E-Learning Based Institutions. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Open Learning, pp. 27--34. Kuwait-City, Kuwait, November 25-27, 2013
  14. Gluege S, Hamid O, Wendemuth A (2010). Influence of the temporal context on a simple recurrent network in a classification task. In Proceedings of The Seventh International Symposium on Neural Networks. Shanghai, China, June 6-9, 2010

Refereed Conference Abstracts & Presentations 

  1.  Hamid OH (2016). Context-Dependent Associative Learning. In The European Project Space of the 8th International Joint Conference on  Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2016). Porto, Portugal, November 9-11, 2016
  2.  El Samad, A, Hamid OH (2014). Recurrent Temporal Pattern Reveals a Consistent Viewing Behavior of Blended Learning Students towards Online Video-Recorded Lectures. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Innovative Trends in Management, Information, Technologies, Computing and Engineering (ITMITCE 2014). Istanbul, Turkey, June 18-19, 2014
  3. Hamid OH (2014). How recent technological advancements in brain research facilitate the sustainability of human society. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Life Sciences (KICLS 2014). Kuwait-City, Kuwait, April 6-8, 2014
  4. Hamid O and Braun J (2011). Temporal context: a robust mechanism for flexible behavior in non-stationary environments. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11: Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53. 00035. Freiburg, Germany, October 4-6, 2011
  5. Hefft S, Hamid O, Brandt A, Schulze-Bonhage A and Trippel M (2011). Single- and Multi-unit recordings in humans at the Neurozentrum of the Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11: Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00153. Freiburg, Germany, October 4-6, 2011
  6. Hamid OH, Braun J (2010). A Biologically Traceable Dual-Time-Scale Mechanism for Optimal Situation-Dependent Decision Making. In Haack J. et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 10th Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Cognitive Science. Potsdam, Germany, October 3-6, 2010 
  7. Hamid OH, Braun J (2010). Relative importance of sensory and motor events in reinforcement learning. Perception 39: 48, ECVP Abstract Supplement. Lausanne, Switzerland, August 22-26, 2010  
  8. Hamid O, Braun J, Schultz A, Ohl F, Brechmann A, Scheich H (2009). Biologically realistic models for flexible human-machine dialogues. Annual meeting of the Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences (CBBS). Magdeburg, Germany, November 19, 2009
  9. Hamid O, Braun J (2008). Changing values in an uncertain world: the role of temporal context. In the Proceedings of the 5th International Ph.D. Symposium: Berlin Brain Days. Berlin, Germany, December 10-12, 2008
  10. Hamid O, Wendemuth A, Braun J (2008). Why are unrelated associations learned more rapidly in a consistent temporal order? Perception 37: 76--77, ECVP Abstract Supplement. Utrecht, The Netherlands, August 24-28, 2008
  11. Hamid O, Braun J (2007). Task-irrelevant temporal order and learning of arbitrary visuo-motor associations. Perception 36: 50--51, ECVP Abstract Supplement. Arezzo, Italy, August 27-31, 2007
  12. Hamid O, Braun J (2007). Human observers learn faster with task-irrelevant temporal order. In Proceedings of Neurizons 2007. G\"ottingen, Germany, May 31-June 2, 2007
  13. Hamid O, Gademann G, Walke M, Michaelis B, Schuenemann S (2005). Optische Messsysteme in der klinischen Routine: Ein Beispiel fuer die 3D-Online-Rekonstruktion von Patientenoberflaechen aus der Klinik fuer Strahlentherapie. 19. Treffpunkt Medizintechnick - Imaging in der Medizin und Optische Technologien fuer die Medizin. Berlin, Germany, June 1, 2005 
  14. Hamid O, Walke M, Gademann G, Michaelis B, Schuenemann S (2005). Optisches Hardware/Soft-ware Messsystem fuer die Echtzeit 3D-Bewegungsanalyse krebserkrankter Patienten bei der Strahlentherapie. Strahlenther Onkol 181(1):114, DEGRO 2005. Karlsruhe, Germany, May 26-29, 2005
  15. Walke M, Hamid O, Riefenstahl N, Gademann G, Michaelis B (2004). Entwicklung einer Case-Management-Software zur Verwaltung optischer 3D-Patientendaten. Strahlenther Onkol 180(1): 80, DEGRO 2004. Erfurt, Germany, June 10-13 2004
  1. Hamid OH (2017). Context-Dependent Reinforcement Learning. In Joaquim Filipe (ed.), European Projects in Knowledge Applications and Intelligent Systems, Publisher: SciTePress, pages 1--24, (submitted)
  2. Gluege S, Hamid OH, Braun J and Wendemuth A (2011). A Markov Model of Conditional Associative Learning in a Cognitive Behavioural Scenario. In Ferrandez J. et al. (eds.), Foundations on Natural and Artificial Computation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6686: pp. 10-19. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-21344-1 2
  3. Wendemuth A, Gluege S, and Hamid O  (2008).  Neurobiologically Inspired Companion Systems. In Emotion-, Speech- and Face Recognition with Advanced Classifiers. Magdeburg Univ: ISBN 978-3-940961-24-2, pp. 57--66

Cognitive Computing, Reinforcement Learning, Computational Intelligence, Natural and Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, E-Learning, and Social Networks Analysis.

  1. Soft Computing Techniques - Course Code CE507 (Master's Students)
  2. Systems Engineering - Course Code CE404
  3. Automata Theory - Course Code CS402
  4. Artificial Intelligence - Course Code CS401
  5. Human Computer Interface - Course Code CSE304
  6. Image Processing - Course Code CE303
  7. Introduction to Statistics - Course Code MAT101

RESEARCH GRANTS & PROJECTS

Middle Eastern

  1. The Emergence of Flexibility: Towards a Comprehensive Theory for Transferring Experience in Context-Dependent Learning (Principal Investigator), funded (from April 1st, 2014 to March 31st, 2015) by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), project code 2013-1109-06, State of Kuwait
  2. Uncovering Cognitive Tutoring Influences in Blended-Learning with Hidden Markov Models (Principal Investigator), funded by AOU, Kuwait Branch
  3. Linking Video-Lecturing to Students' Performance in Blended Learning (Principal Investigator), funded by AOU, Kuwait Branch

European

  1. Synaptic Mechanisms for Neural Network Function (Co-Investigator 04/01/2011 - 12/31/2011), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), Freiburg, Germany
  2. Mechanisms and Functions of the Corticomuscular Coherence (Co-Investigator 02/01/2011 - 03/31/2011), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), Freiburg, Germany
  3. Situation-Dependent Reinforcement Learning (Responsible Researcher) within the cluster project Neurobiologically Inspired, Multimodal Recognition for Technical Communication Systems (NIMITEK), funded by the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt (from 01/01/2005 to 01/31/2010), Germany
  4. Components of Cognition: From Small Networks to Flexible Rules (Co-Investigator), funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Bernstein Group for Computational Neuroscience Magdeburg, Germany
  5. 3D-Measurement and Motion Analysis as Clinical Innovation (Responsible Researcher with Dr. M. Walke), funded by the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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