Curriculum Vitae
Ghassan Kanaan, Ph.D.
Chairperson of Computer Information Systems Department
Yarmouk University

E-mail: ghassank@yu.edu.jo

OBJECTIVE

Interested in a position where I can utilize my education and experience in a computer related environment.
Name: Ghassan Kanaan
Address:
Computer Information Systems Department
Yarmouk University
Irbid-Jordan
E-mail: ghassank@yu.edu.jo
Date of Birth: April 8, 1962
Marital Status: Married, three children
Nationality: Jordanian

EDUCATION: SPECIALIZED COURSES WORK EXPERIENCE
Assistant Prof.
Computer Science Dept. / Yarmouk University. 1998-Until now. Instructor: Robert Morris College, Chicago, Illinois (USA). 1996-1998.

Systems Technician, Illinois Institute of Technology, Academic Computing Center, Chicago-Illinois, 1994-1996.

Primary responsibility was maintenance of school classroom’s computer systems and related hardware in a Novel Environment, other responsibilities include the setup and installation of terminal clusters, and PC clusters along with software at various locations on campus.

Teacher, Yarmouk University - Computer Science Dept. / Irbid-Jordan. 1992 - 1993

Teacher assistant , Western Michigan University - Computer Science Dept. 1991 - 1992

Programmer, Yarmouk University - Computer Center and Information 1985-1990 Design and implemented systems.

P U B L I C A T I O N S

Ismail Hmeidi, Ghassan Kanaan, Martha Evens (1997). Design and Implementation of automatic Indexing for information Retrieval with Arabic Documents: JASIS 48(10):869-881.

Kanaan, G. (2002). An Improved Algorithm for the Extraction of Triliteral Arabic roots. Proceedings of the 2002 International Arab Conference on Information Technology, [ACIT' 2002], Dawha, Qatar, Vol.1, pp 364-368.

Al-Shalabi, R., Kanaan, G., and Maghayreh, E. (2003). Bottom-Up Chart Parser for Arabic Sentences. International Journal of Applied Science & Computations. Volume 10, no. 2. ISSN 1089 - 0025. USA.

رياض الشلبي، غسان كنعان، أحمد الجراح. نظام آلي لتحليل ومعرفة بحور الشعر في اللغة العربية.
أبحاث اليرموك "سلسلة العلوم الأساسية والهندسية". المجلد 12، العدد 2 أ- 2003 ص.ص. 37-60

Kanaan, G., Al-Shalabi, R. Comparison between Inverted and Signature files based on Arabic documents. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Natural Science. (ICITNS 2003), Amman-Jordan.

Kanaan, G., Al-Shalabi, R. Comparison between Ad-hoc Retrieval and Filtering Retrieval using Arabic Documents. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Natural Science. (ICITNS 2003), Amman-Jordan.

Kanaan, G., Al-Shalabi, R. Sawalha, M., Full Automatic Arabic Text Tagging system. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Natural Science. (ICITNS 2003), Amman-Jordan.

HONORS COMMUNITY Epsilon Pi Epsilon (Honor Society in the Computing Science)

LANGUAGES C, C++, COBOL, Pascal, FORTRAN, ASSEMBLER, SQL, Informix-4Gl, Oracle, HTML, Java Script.

SEMINAR and Workshops

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