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  1. Public speaking is one of the most important ways to share ideas with many people in different domains such as education, training, marketing, or healthcare. Being able to master this skill allows the speaker to clearly advocate for their subject and greatly influence others. However, most of the population reported having public speaking anxiety or glossophobia, which prevents them from effectively conveying their messages to others. One of the best solutions is to have a safe and private space to practice speaking in front of others. As a result, this research work is proposed with the overarching goal of providing people with virtual environments to practice in front of simulated audiences. In addition, the proposed work will aim to have live audience feedback and speech analysis details which could be useful for the users. The experiments via a user study provide insights into the proposed public speaking simulator. 
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  2. In developing countries, high schoolers rarely have opportunities to conduct chemical experiments due to the lack of facilities. There-fore, chemistry experiment simulation is an alternative environment for students to do the chemistry lab assignments. Despite the need of creating virtual simulations to expand the application usability, it is challenging to synthesize a realistic environment given the limited computing resources. In this paper, we propose Chemisim, a highly realistic web-based VR laboratory simulation for students with high quality and usability. In particular, we make use of the fluid simulation system to mimic real chemical reactions. The imple-mented simulation was based on the chemistry assignments in the national education system, consulted by chemical teachers. Then we deployed the simulator on the web to promote a wide range of students usage. The system was evaluated by collecting and analyzing feedback from chemical teachers based on four criteria, namely, convenience, realism, functionality, and preferences. Our experimental findings address educational challenges and produce innovative technical solutions to solve them in developing countries. 
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  3. Big cities are well-known for their traffic congestion and high density of vehicles such as cars, buses, trucks, and even a swarm of motorbikes that overwhelm city streets. Large-scale development projects have exacerbated urban conditions, making traffic congestion more severe. In this paper, we proposed a data-driven city traffic planning simulator. In particular, we make use of the city camera system for traffic analysis. It seeks to recognize the traffic vehicles and traffic flows, with reduced intervention from monitoring staff. Then, we develop a city traffic planning simulator upon the analyzed traffic data. The simulator is used to support metropolitan transportation planning. Our experimental findings address traffic planning challenges and the innovative technical solutions needed to solve them in big cities. 
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  4. Retrieving event videos based on textual description is a promising research topic in the fast-growing data field. Since traffic data increases every day, there is an essential need of an intelligent traffic system to speed up the traffic event search. We propose a multi-module system that outputs accurate results. Our solution considers neighboring entities related to the mentioned object to represent an event by rule-based, which can represent an event by the relationship of multiple objects. We also propose to add a modified model from last year's Alibaba model with an explainable architecture. As the traffic data is vehicle-centric, we apply two language and image modules to analyze the input data and obtain the global properties of the context and the internal attributes of the vehicle. We introduce a one-on-one dual training strategy for each representation vector to optimize the interior features for the query. Finally, a refinement module gathers previous results to enhance the final retrieval result. We benchmarked our approach on the data of the AI City Challenge 2022 and obtained the competitive results at an MMR of 0.3611. We were ranked in the top 4 on 50\% of the test set and in the top 5 on the full set. 
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