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Presentation - iium
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Master of Computer Science
Voice Recognition Model for distinguishing the types of Recitation of the Holy Quran
Q & A
Al-Quran words are believed by the Muslims to be the words of God which has distinctive characteristics and Qualities.
(Khan et al., 2010; Siahpoosh, 2012)
Professor Imad Fakhri Al-Shaikhli
Head of Research
Nowadays, many people suffer from stress and anxiety.
Unfortunately very little scientific research is available about the psychological effects of Quran.
(Mottaghi et al., 2011)
EEG or Electroencephalogram is the electrical impulses from the nerves in the head. The EEG machine can be used to record electrical activities of the brain.
(Klug D., 2012)
Despite the amount of studies on the relationship between religious attitudes and psychological variables, little scientific research is available about the psychological effects of Quran.
(Mottaghi et al., 2011)
A number of researches have been conducted on the effect of Quran on individuals' mental health. Nevertheless, investigations of conducted studies and sources show that very little scientific research is available about the effect of Quran on the heart.
Arbitrary selection of Quran verses and reciter was adopted in these studies where the selection of the applied Quran verses were not taken into consideration
(Abdullah & Omar, 2011; Zulkurnaini et al., 2012).
Language Consideration while listening to Quran. The effect of listening to Quran based on Content or Intonation.
ECG or Electrocardiography is the electrical impulses from the heart. The ECG machine can be used to record electrical activities of the heart.
1. What are the emotional effects on the brain while listening to Quran on the Arabic group and non-Arabic group?
2. What are the emotional effects on the heart while listening to Quran on the Arabic group and non-Arabic group?
3. What are the factors (tone or meaning) that does affect the listener?
1. To find out the emotional effects of Arabic group and non-Arabic group on the brain while listening to Quran.
2. To find out the emotional effects of Arabic group and non-Arabic on the heart while listening to Quran.
3. To identify the factors that does affect the listener.
Arabic & Non-Arabic groups
Time Frame Protocol
EEG Data Analysis Method
ECG Data Analysis Method
Estimation of Oscillatory Mode (EMD)
Feature Extraction HHT
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Q & A
Stress and anxiety are one of the most widespread problems presently; stress treatment has been featured in many researches. The purpose of this study is to examine the various aspects and perspectives of human emotions while listening to Quran Recitation.
This work focus on understanding and analyzing brain and heart activities for two groups: those who understand arabic language and those who do not understand arabic language. Also, this study will attempt to identify whether the meaning of Quran or the intonation that does matter while listening to Quran Recitation
. Therefore, quantitative study has been conducted to identify the specific set of verses and reciter that will be used in our experiment.
An online distributed questionnaire was sent to the academic staffs of all the Islamic faculties in the Malaysian public universities.
Two set of verses were identified: verses that induce positive emotions (happy, calm) which are Yasin and Al-Inshirah and verses that induce negative emotions (fear, sad) which are Taha and Al-Hashr
. EEG and ECG data will be collected from
of which are those who understand arabic language very well and the rest are those who do not understand arabic language
. In the experiment, visual and auditory stimuli (Passive stressor) will be used to induce positive and negative emotions. The International Affective Picture System (IAPS) will be used in this experiment for emotion elicitation. The analysis of these data will be carried out afterwards to compare participants’ emotion.
Stress Assessment while Listening to Quranic Recitation
Amjad M.R. Alzeer Alhouseini1, Imad Fakhri Al-Shaikhli1, Abdul Wahab bin Abdul Rahman1, Khamis Alarabi1, Mariam Adawiah Dzulkifli2
Awarded: Best Paper Award
International Conference on Computer Assisted Systems in Health Organized by UPM
Experiment Environment: Pervasive Computing for Brain Development Lab