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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Arwa Al-Issa, Itisam Hazzaa, May Al-Humaimeedi, Lujain Al-Tamimi, and Bushra Al-Kadhi (2012). Optimizing Gaze Typing for People with Severe Motor Disabilities: The iWriter Arabic Interface. In Proceedings 14th international ACM SIGACCESS Conf on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 261-262. DOI=10.1145/2384916.2384983.
 
Arwa Al-Edaily, Areej Al-Wabil, Yousef Al-Ohali (2013). Dyslexia Explorer: A Screening System for Learning Difficulties in the Arabic Language Using Eye Tracking, A. Holzinger et al. (Eds.): SouthCHI 2013, LNCS 7946, pp. 831–834, 2013. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013.
 
Ashwag Al-Shathri, Areej Al-Wabil, Yousef Al-Ohali (2013).  Eye-Controlled Games for Behavioral Therapy of Attention Deficit Disorders, In the proceedings of the 15th Human-Computer International HCII2013, In C. Stephanidis (Ed.): Part I, HCII 2013, CCIS 373, pp. 574-578. Springer, Heidelberg.
 
Arwa Al-Edaily, Areej Al-Wabil, Yousef Al-Ohali (2013).  Interactive Screening for Learning Difficulties: Analyzing Visual Patterns of Reading Arabic Scripts with Eye Tracking, Proceedings of 15th Human-Computer International HCII, in C. Stephanidis (Ed.): Part II, HCII 2013, CCIS 374, pp. 3-7. Springer, Heidelberg.
 
Dania Al-Omar, Areej Al-Wabil, Manar Hosny (2013). Using Pupil Size Variation during Visual Emotional Stimulation in Measuring Affective States of Non-Communicative Individuals, In C. Stephanidis and M. Antona (Eds.): UAHCI/HCII 2013, Part II, LNCS 8010, pp. 253–258. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
 
Bayan Alarifi, Arwa Alrubaian, Ghada Alofisan, Nora Alromi, Areej Al-Wabil (2013). Towards an Arabic Language Augmentative and Alternative Communication Application for Autism, In proceedings of HCI International 2013 (HCII2013), A. Marcus (Ed.): DUXU/HCII 2013, Part II, LNCS 8013, pp. 333-341. Springer, Heidelberg (2013).

Aljawharah Al-Abdullatif, Hadeel Al-Negheimish, Latifah Al-Mofeez, Nuha Al-Khalifa, Lama Al-Andas, Areej Al-Wabil (2013). Mind-Controlled Augmentative and Alternative Communication for People with Severe Motor Disabilities, in proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, UAE, Mar 17, 2013. Published by IEEE CPS.

Areej Al-Wabil, Amandeep Dhir, Hessah Al-Musaaed, Maha Al-Sheaha (2012). Screening Program for Learning Difficulties in Arabic Speaking Students: Design Considerations for Educational Interfaces. Interaction Design in Educational Environments ICEIS 2012 in Wrotaw, Poland, June 2012.
   
Areej Al-Wabil, Sara Drine, Sara Alkoblan, Arwa Alamoudi, Rawan Al-Abdulrahman, Modhi Almuzainy (2012). The Use of Personas in the Design of an Arabic Auditory Training System for Children. In proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2012) in the Universal Learning Design (ULD) track; Linz, Austria, July 2012.
    
Mashael Al-Saleh, Areej Al-Wabil, Alia Alabdulkarim, Eman Alattas, Mousmi Chaurasia, Reem Alfify (2012). Inline Immediate Feedback in Arabic Web Forms: An Eye Tracking Study of Transactional Tasks, In proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT 2012), pp.333,338, United Arab Emirates, 18-20 March 2012 | DOI: 10.1109/INNOVATIONS.2012.6207761n
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Mashael Al-Saleh (2011). Modeling Users in Web Transactional Tasks with Behavioral and Visual Exploration Patterns, In proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII2011), Orlando, July 9-14, 2011. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.) Part I, HCII 2011, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) 173, pp. 260-264. Springer-Verlag; Isbn: 978-3-642-22098-2.
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Maha Al-Sheaha, Hessa Al-Mussaed, Remya P. George (2011). Interactive Screening for Learning Difficulties in Arabic-Speaking ChildrenIn Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (pp. 2299-2303). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  
Hala Almuhanna, Rawan Alwabil, Heila Almazrou, Nora Alfadhel, Areej Al-Wabil (2011). An Interactive Multimedia System for Monitoring the Progressive Decline of Memory in Alzheimer's Patients. In proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII2011), Orlando, Florida, July 9-14, 2011. Paper published by Springer as part of the Conference Proceedings in the "Communications in Computer and Information Science" (CCIS) series, pp. 381-385.
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Maha Al-Sheaha (2010). Towards an Interactive Screening Program for Developmental Dyslexia: Eye Movement Analysis in Reading Arabic Texts. In proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Miesenberger, K. et al. (Eds.): ICCHP 2010, LNCS 6180, pp. 25-32, Vienna, Austria, Jul 2010.

Areej Al-Wabil, Hadeel Al-Shabanat, Rawan Al-Sarrani, Manal Al-Khonin, Fatmah AlQhtani (2010). Developing a Multimedia Environment to Aid in Vocalization for People on the Autism Spectrum: A User-Centered Design ApproachIn the proceedings of12th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs ICCHP, Miesenberger, K. et al. (Eds.): ICCHP 2010, LNCS 6180, pp.33-36, , Vienna, Austria, Jul 2010.
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Hebah AlGibreen, Remya George, Buthainah Aldosary. Exploring the Validity of Learning Styles as Effective Personalization Parameters in eLearning Environments: An Eyetracking Study. In proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Technology and Development ICCTD 2010, Nov 2, 2010, pp. 174-179.

Areej Al-Wabil, Ebtisam Al-AbdulQader, Latifa Alabdulkarim, Nora Al-Twairesh. Measuring the User Experience of Digital Books with Children: An Eyetracking Study of Interaction with Digital Libraries. Accepted for presentation in the 5th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions in London, UK, Nov 8-11, 2010; published by IEEE.

Areej Al-Wabil, Luluah Al-Husain, Rana Al-Murshad, Abeer Al-Nafjan (2010). Applying the Retrospective Think-Aloud Protocol in Usability testing with Children: Seeing Through Children's Eyes. In proceedings of the 2010 User Science and Engineering Conference iUser,pp. 98-103, Dec 13-15, 2010; paper published by IEEE CPS.

Areej Al-Wabil, Remya George (2010). An Eye tracking Study of Arabic Typography Readability. In proceedings of the IADIS Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction(IHCI) 2010 conference, pp. 309-312, ISBN: 978-972-8939-18-2; Frieburg, Germany, Jul 2010.

Latifa Al-Abdulkareem, Areej Al-Wabil, Maha Al-Yahya, Abeer Al-Humaimeedy, Sara Al-Khudair (2010). Methodological Considerations for Involving SpLD Practitioners in the Design of Interactive Learning Systems. In the proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs ICCHP, Miesenberger, K. et al. (Eds.): ICCHP 2010, LNCS 6180, pp. 1-4, Vienna, Austria, Jul 2010.

Areej Al-Wabil, Panayiotis Zaphiris, Stephanie Wilson (2008). Examining Visual Attention of Dyslexics on Web Navigation Structures with Eye Tracking. In proceedings of Innovations in Information Technology, IEEE CNF pp.717-721. Al-Ain, UAE, Dec 2008.

Areej Al-Wabil, Hend Al-Khalifa (2009). A Framework for Integrating Usability Evaluations Methods: The Mawhiba Web Portal Case Study, In proceedings of CTIT09 IEEE CNF, Dec 2009.

Areej Al-Wabil. (2009). Visual Attention of Dyslexics on the Web: Evidence from Eye Tracking. In proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Disability and Rehabilitation. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 2009.

Areej Al-Wabil, Amany Al-Shawi, Zainab Alshankity, Khawla Al-Wehaibi, Buthayna Al-Wehaibi (2008). Internet Utilization by Faculty in Saudi Arabian Universities: Differences Based on Academic Discipline. In proceedings of the International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain, March 2008.

Khawla Al-Wehaibi, Areej Al-Wabil, Amany Alshawi, Zainab Alshankity (2008). Barriers to Internet Adoption among Faculty in Saudi Arabian Universities. In proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications. Vienna, Austria, July 2008.

Areej Al-Wabil, Panayiotis Zaphiris, Stephanie Wilson (2007). Web Navigation for Individuals with Dyslexia: An Exploratory Study. In proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, C. Stephanidis (Ed.): Universal Access in HCI, Part I, HCII, LNCS 4554, pp. 593–602. Beijing, China, July 2007.

Areej Al-Wabil, Hend Al-Khalifa, Wafa Al-Saleh (2007). Arabic Text-To-Speech Synthesis: A Preliminary Evaluation. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), In proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007, pp. 4423-4430. Vancouver, Canada, June 2007.

Hend Al-Khalifa, Areej Al-Wabil (2007). The Arabic Language and the Semantic Web: Challenges and Opportunities. International Symposium on Computers and the Arabic Language. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 2007.
   
Areej Al-Wabil, Panayiotis Zaphiris, Stephanie Wilson (2006).  Web Design for Dyslexics: Accessibility of Arabic Content. In proceedings of the International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Miesenberger, K. et al. (Eds.): ICCHP 2006, LNCS 4061, pp. 817 – 822. Linz, Austria, July 2006.

Areej Al-Wabil, Hend Al-Khalifa (2006). Assistive Technologies for Users with Specific Learning Difficulties. In proceedings of the International Conference on Learning Disabilities. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 2006.

Areej Al-Wabil, Yanko Michea, Karen Pancheri, Lewis Morgenstern (2002). Artificial Neural Networks in Stroke Surveillance: The Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) Study. In proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Symposium. San Antonio, Texas, November 2002.

Paisith Piriyawat, Sanjay Pallegar, Areej Al-Wabil, Melinda A. Cox, Lyn Steffen, Nelda M. Garcia, W. Scott Burgin, Fahmi Al-Senani, Nicholas J. Okon, Lewis B. Morgenstern (2002). Accuracy of Active Surveillance in Stroke Studies: The BASIC Study. Presented at the 27th International Stroke Conference. San Antonio, Texas, Feb 2002.

Areej Al-Wabil, Melinda Cox, W. Scott Burgin, Lemeul Moye, Lyn Steffen, Taha Kass-Hout, Lewis Morgenstern (2000). Can A Computer or Abstractor Diagnose Stroke as well as a Stroke Neurologist? The Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) Study. In proceedings of the American Academy of Neurology Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2000.

Areej Al-Wabil, Reem AlSaloom, Buthainah AlDosary, Maha AlHindi (2010). Using Eyetracking Technologies in the Screening and Diagnosis of Children with Autism. Paper accepted for presentation in the FMAC Symposium for Autism, April 10, 2010.
 
Poster Publications | Work-in-Progress
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Bushra Al-Kadhi, Arwa Al-Issa, May Alhumaimeedi, Etessam Al-Hazza, Lujain Al-Tamimi (2012). Gaze-Communication for Individuals with Severe Motor Disabilities: The iWriter Arabic Eye Typing System. In proceedings of the 10th Pacific Conference of Computer Human Interaction (APCHI) in Matsua, Japan, August 2012. ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction ACM SIGCHI
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Ghada Alofisan, Arwa Alrubaian, Amani Musrea, Bayan Alarifi, Nora Alromi (2012). Designing Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Autism and Stroke: Touch-to-Speak iOS Applications. In proceedings of the 10th Pacific Conference of Computer Human Interaction (APCHI) in Matsua, Japan, August 2012. ACM SIGCHI
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Anfal Alomar, Khawla Alhadlaq, Manal Alrubayain, Najla Alzakari, Ohood Alhamid (2012). Interactive Therapy of ADHD with Gaze-Based Games.  In proceedings of the 10th Pacific Conference of Computer Human Interaction (APCHI) in Matsua, Japan, August 2012. ACM SIGCHI
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Arwa Al-Issa, Itisam Hazzaa, May Al-Humaimeedi, Lujain Al-Tamimi, and Bushra Al-Kadhi (2012). Optimizing gaze typing for people with severe motor disabilities: the iWriter arabic interface. In Proceedings 14th international ACM SIGACCESS Conf on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 261-262.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
 
Areej Al-Wabil, Melinda Cox, W. Scott Burgin, Lemeul Moye, Lewis Morgenstern (2003). Improving Efficiency of Stroke Research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Volume 56, pp. 351-357. (ISI Journal)

Andrew MacFarling, Areej Al-Wabil, Chloe Marshall, Asaad Albrair, Panayiotis Zaphiris (2010). The Effect of Dyslexia on Information Retrieval: an Exploratory Study. Journal of Documentation, Vol 66, Issue 3, pp. 307 - 326. (ISI Journal)

L. Morgenstern, M. Smith, L. Lisabeth, J. Risser, K. Uchino, N. Garcia, P. Longwell, D. McFarling, O. Akuwumi, A. Al-Wabil, F. Al-Senani, D. Brown, L. Moyé (2004).  Excess stroke in Mexican Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites: The Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) Project.  American Journal of Epidemiology, volume 160(4), pp. 376-383. (ISI Journal; Highly cited Article)

Amany alshawi, Areej Al-Wabil (2012). Internet Usage by Faculty in Saudi Higher Education. International Journal of Computer Science Issues IJCSI, Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2012.

Mashael Al-Saleh, Areej Al-Wabil (2012). User Modeling in Web Transactional Tasks: Visual and Behavioral patterns. Journal of Computing, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2012.

Areej Al-Wabil, Heba ElGibreen, Reem alsalloom, Amal alsuwaidan (2012). Heuristics for the Creation and Evaluation of Educational Game Software for Children with Dyslexia, International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology (in press).

L. Lisabeth, J. Risser, D. Brown, F. Al-Senani, K. Uchino, M. Smith, N. Garcia, P. Longwell, D. McFarling, A. Al-Wabil, O. Akuwumi, L. Moyé, L. Morgenstern (2006). Stroke Burden in Mexican Americans: The Impact of Mortality Following Stroke. Annals of Epidemiology, volume 16(1), pp. 33-40.

TECHNICAL REPORTS
 
May 2009    Areej Al-Wabil, Hend Al-Khalifa. Usability Evaluations of the Mawhiba Web Portal. User Experience Project Report, King Abdulaziz Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba).

Jan 2007    Amany Alshawi, Areej Al-Wabil. Internet Usage by Faculty in Saudi Higher Education. Final Report 60-27-100, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).

FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS IN 2013-2014


 
Najwa Alghamdi, Ghada Alhudhud, Mai Alzamel, Areej Al-Wabil (2013). Trials and Tribulations of Brain-Computer Interfaces, accepted for presentation/publication in proceedings of the Science and Information Conference The SAI, London, UK Oct 2013. Published by IEEE CPS.
 
Heila Almazrou, Noura Alzamel, Rawan Alwabil, Hala Almuhanna, Lubna Alhinti, Areej Al-Wabil (2013). Technology for Psychosocial Interventions for Individuals with Alzheimer's: Reminiscence Therapy and Monitoring Progressive Decline of Cognitive Abilities, accepted for presentation/publication in proceedings of the Science and Information Conference The SAI, London, UK Oct 2013. Published by IEEE CPS.
 
Arwa Alamoudi, Modhi Almozainy, Rawan Alabdulrahman, Sara Alkoblan, Sarah Drine, Areej Al-Wabil (2013). Interactive Serious Gaming for Children with Auditory Processing Difficulties in the Arabic Language, to appear in the proceedings of the 15th Human-Computer International HCII2013, USA. Published by Springer CCIS.
 
Hadeel Al-Negheimish, Lama Alandas, Latifah Al-Mofeez, Aljawharah Al-Abdullatif, Nuha Al-Khalifah, Areej Al-Wabil (2013).  Brainwave Typing: Comparative Study of P300 and Motor Imagery for Typing Using Dry-Electrode EEG Devices, to appear in the proceedings of the 15th Human-Computer International HCII2013, USA. Published by Springer CCIS.

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