Publications

Journal Papers

2017

  • M. M Fraz, W. Jahangir, S. Zahid, M. M. Hamayun, S. A. Barman , “Multiscale segmentation of exudates in retinal images using contextual cues and ensemble classification”, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Vol. 35, pp. 50-62, May, 2017
  • M. N. Zahoor and M. M. Fraz, “Fast Optic Disc Segmentation in Retina Using Polar Transform,” IEEE Access, Vol. 5, pp. 12293-12300, June 2017.

2016

  • RA Welikala, M.M. Fraz, PJ Foster, PH Whincup, AR Rudnicka, CG Owen, DP Strachan, SA Barman, “Automated retinal image quality assessment on the UK Biobank dataset for epidemiological studies”, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. 67–76, Apr, 2016.
  • M. Usman, M.M. Fraz, S.A. Barman, “Computer Vision Techniques Applied for Diagnostic Analysis of Retinal OCT Images: A Review”, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 84, pp. 1-17, Apr, 2016.
  • M. Abdullah, M.M. Fraz, S.A. Barman, “Localization and segmentation of optic disc in retinal images using Circular Hough transform and Grow Cut algorithm”, PeerJ, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-23, Apr, 2016.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Automatic detection and reconstruction of 2D/3D building shapes from spaceborne TomoSAR point clouds”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 1292-1310, 2016.

2015

  • M.M. Fraz, R.A. Welikala, A. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, D.P. Strachan, S.A. Barman, “QUARTZ : Quantitative Analysis of Retinal Vessel Topology and size An automated system for quantification of retinal vessels morphology”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol 42, No 20, Pages 7221-7234, November 2015
  • R.A. Welikala, M.M. Fraz, J. Dehmeshki, A. Hoppe, V. Tah, S. Mann, T.H. Williamson, S.A. Barman, “Genetic algorithm based feature selection combined with dual classification for the automated detection of proliferative diabetic retinopathy”, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 64-77, Jul, 2015.
  • A. Basit, M.M.Fraz, “Optic disc detection and boundary extraction in retinal images”, Applied Optics, Vol. 54, No. 11, pp. 3440-3447, Apr, 2015.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Robust Reconstruction of Building Facades for Large Areas Using Spaceborne TomoSAR Point Clouds”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 752-769, 2015.
  • M. Schmitt, M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Reconstruction of Individual Trees from Multi-Aspect TomoSAR Data”, Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 165, pp. 175-185, 2015.
  • X. X. Zhu, N. Ge, M. Shahzad, “Joint Sparsity in SAR Tomography for Urban Mapping”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 9, No. 8, pp. 1498-1509, 2015.

2014

  • M.M. Fraz, A. R. Rudnicka, C. G. Owen, S. A. Barman, “Delineation of blood vessels in paediatric retinal images using decision trees-based ensemble classification.”, International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 795-811, Sep, 2014.
  • X. X. Zhu, M. Shahzad, “Facade Reconstruction Using Multiview Spaceborne TomoSAR Point Clouds”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 3541-3552, 2014.

2013

  • M.M. Fraz, A. Basit, S. A. Barman, “Application of Morphological Bit Planes in Retinal Blood Vessel Extraction”, Journal of Digital Imaging, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 274-286, Apr, 2013.
  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, A. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, P. H. Whincup, S.A. Barman, “Quantification of blood vessel calibre in retinal images of multi-ethnic school children using model based approach”, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 48-60, Jan, 2013.

2012

  • M.M. Fraz, S.A. Barman, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, A. Basit, B. Uyyanonvara, A.R. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, “An approach to localize the retinal blood vessels using bit planes and centerline detection”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 600-616, Nov, 2012.
  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, B. Uyyanonvara, A.R. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, S.A. Barman, “Blood vessel segmentation methodologies in retinal images – A survey”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 108, No. 1, pp. 407-433, Oct, 2012.
  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, B. Uyyanonvara, A.R. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, S.A. Barman, “An Ensemble Classification-Based Approach Applied to Retinal Blood Vessel Segmentation”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 59, No. 9, pp. 2538-2548, Sep, 2012.

Conference Papers

2018

  • N. Mubariz, S. Mumtaz, M. M. Hamayun and M. M. Fraz, “Optimization of Person Re-Identification through Visual Descriptors”, Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, pp. 348-355, Jan, 2018, Funchal, Madeira Portugal.
  • S. Al-Badawi, M.M. Fraz, “Arterioles and Venules Classification in Retinal Images using Fully Convolutional Deep Neural Network” 15th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR 2018), June 27-29 2018 – Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
  • M. Badar, M. Shahzad, M. M. Fraz, Simultaneous Segmentation of Multiple Retinal Pathologies Using Fully Convolutional Deep Neural Network; 22nd Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA 2018) 9-11 July 2018 –  Southampton, United Kingdom.

2017

  • M.N. Zahhor, M.M. Fraz, “Fast Optic Disc Segmentation in Retinal Images using Polar Transform; 21st Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA 2017) 11-14 July 2018 – Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • S. Mumtaz, N. Mubariz , S. Saleem, M. M. Fraz, “Weighted hybrid features for person re-identification”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), Dec 2017, Montreal, QC Canada.
  • Welikala RA, Fraz MM, Habib MM, Daniel-Tong S, Yates M, Foster PJ, et al. Automated quantification of retinal vessel morphometry in the UK biobank cohort. 7th International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA); Dec 2017, Montreal, QC Canada.
  • S. Razzaq, M. N. Ahmad, M. M. Hamayun, A. u. Rahman, and M. M. Fraz, “A hybrid approach for fatigue detection and quantification,” in 20th International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), 24-26 Nov. 2017, Lahore, Pakistan DOI: 10.1109/INMIC.2017.8289472.

2016

  • X. X. Zhu, N. Ge, M. Shahzad, “Exploiting Group Sparsity in SAR Tomography”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Compressed Sensing Theory and its Applications to Radar, Sonar and Remote Sensing (CoSeRa) , pp. , 2016, Pisa Italy.
  • X. X. Zhu, N. Ge, M. Shahzad, “Group Sparsity in SAR Tomography – Experiments on TanDEM-X Data Stacks”, Proceedings of the 16th International Radar Symposium (IRS), pp. 386-391, 2016, Dresden Germany.
  • M. Schmitt, M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Forest remote sensing on the individual tree level by airborne millimeterwave SAR”, Proceedings of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2016, Beijing, China, pp. , 2016, Beijing China.
  • Y. Sun, M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “First prismatic building model reconstruction from TomoSAR point clouds”, Proceedings of the XXIII ISPRS Congress 2016, Prague, Czech Republic , pp. , 2016, Prague Czech Republic.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, R. Bamler, “Façade structure reconstruction using spaceborne TomoSAR point clouds”, Proceedings of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), pp. 467-470, 2016, Munich Germany.

2015

  • M. Abdullah and M. M. Fraz, “Application of grow cut algorithm for localization and extraction of optic disc in retinal images”,Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on High-capacity Optical Networks and Enabling/Emerging Technologies (HONET), Dec, 2015, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • RA Welikala, MM Fraz, S Hayat, AR Rudnicka, PJ Foster, PH Whincup, CG Owen, DP Strachan, SA Barman, “Automated retinal vessel recognition and measurements on large datasets”, Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015, pp. 5239 – 5242, Aug, 2015, Milan Italy.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Reconstruction of building footprints using spaceborne TomoSAR point clouds”, Proceedings of the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume II-3/W5, 2015, pp. 385-392, 2015, La Grande Motte France.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Detection Of Buildings In Spaceborne TomoSAR Point Clouds Via Hybrid Region Growing And Energy Minimizatison Technique”, Proceedings of the Joint Urban Remote Sensing Conference (JURSE), pp. , 2015, Lausanne Switzerland.
  • M. Shahzad, M. Schmitt, X. X. Zhu, “Segmentation and crown parameter extraction of individual trees in an airborne TomoSAR point cloud”, Proceedings of the PIA15+HRIGI15 – Joint ISPRS conference, International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-3/W2, 2015, pp. , 2015, Munich Germany.

2014

  • M.M. Fraz, A.R. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, D.P. Strachan, S.A. Barman, “Automated Arteriole and Venule Recognition in Retinal Images using Ensemble Classification”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAAP), Jan, 2014, Lisbon Portugal.
  • M. M. Hamayun, F. Petrot, N. Fournel, “Native Simulation of Complex VLIW Instruction Sets using Static Binary Translation and Hardware-Assisted Virtualization”, Proceedings of the 18th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, ASP-DAC, pp. 576–581, 2014, Yokohama Japan.
  • X. X. Zhu, Y. Wang, M. Shahzad, R. Bamler, “Spaceborne TomoSAR and Beyond: From SAR Image Stacks to Objects”, Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), pp. , 2014, Berlin Germany.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Reconstructing 2-D/3-D Building Shapes From Spaceborne Tomographic SAR Point Clouds”, Proceedings of the Photogrammetric Computer Vision (PCV), International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences – ISPRS Technical Commission III Symposium, pp. 313-320, 2014, Switzerland.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Automatic Large Area Reconstruction of Building Facades from Spaceborne TomoSAR Point Clouds”, Proceedings of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), pp. 1548-1551, 2014, Quebec Canada.

2013

  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, S.A. Barman, “Retinal image analysis aimed at extraction of vascular structure using linear discriminant classifier”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Medical Applications ICCMA’ 2013 , Jan, 2013, Sousse Tunisia.

  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Reconstruction of Building Facades Using Spaceborne Multiview TomoSAR Point Clouds”, Proceedings of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), pp. 624 – 627, 2013, Melbourne Australia.
  • X. X. Zhu, M. Shahzad, Y. Wang, R. Bamler, “Tomographic Urban Imaging Using TerraSAR-X High Resolution Spotlight Data Stacks”, Proceedings of the ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013, pp. , 2013, Edinburgh United Kingdom.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Robust Building Facade Reconstruction from Spaceborne TomoSAR Points”, Proceedings of the CMRT13 – City Models, Roads and Traffic 2013 – ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, pp. 85-90, 2013, Antalya Turkey.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “Building façades reconstruction using multi-view tomosar point clouds”, Proceedings of the Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), pp. 163-166, 2013, Sao Paulo Brazil.

2012

  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, A. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, P. H. Whincup, S.A. Barman, “A model based approach for vessel calibre measurement in retinal images”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS), Nov, 2012, Sorrento Italy.
  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, B. Uyyanonvara, A. Rudnicka, C.G. Owen, S.A. Barman, “Retinal vessel segmentation using ensemble classifier of bagged decision trees”, Proceedings of the IET Conference on Image Processing , Jul, 2012, London United Kingdom.
  • M. Shahzad, X. X. Zhu, “From TomoSAR Point Clouds to Objects: Facade Reconstruction”, Proceedings of the Tyrrhenian Workshop on Advances in Radar and Remote Sensing (TyWRRS), pp. , 2012, Naples Italy.

2011

  • M.M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, S. Velastin, B. Uyyanonvara, S.A. Barman, “A Supervised Method for Retinal Blood Vessel Segmentation Using Line Strength, Multiscale Gabor and Morphological Features”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Signal & Image Processing Applications, Nov, 2011, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
  • M.M. Fraz, A. Basit, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, S.A. Barman, “Retinal vasculature segmentation by morphological curvature, reconstruction and adapted hysteresis thresholding”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2011) , pp. , Sep, 2011, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • A. Salman,K. Chen, “Exploring speaker-specific characteristics with deep learning”, Proceedings of the IJCNN, pp. 103-110, 2011, San Jose United States.

  • Rahman A, Song G,Pellerin D,Houzet D, “Spatio-temporal fusion of visual attention model”, Proceedings of the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2011, Barcelona Spain.

2004

  • M. B. Malik, A. Hasan, N. ur Rehman, M. Shahzad, “State-space recursive least squares based object tracking”, Proceedings of the 8th International Multitopic Conference INMIC 2004, pp. 180 – 183, 2004, Pakistan.

2003

  • A. Ahmed, M.M. Fraz, F.A. Zahid, “Some results of experimentation with extreme programming paradigm”, Proceedings of the 7th International Multi Topic Conference (INMIC 2003), pp. , Dec, 2003, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • M.A. Jan, F.A. Zahid, M.M. Fraz, Arshad Ali, “Exploiting peer group concept for adaptive and highly available services”, Proceedings of the Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 03), pp. , Mar, 2003, La Jolla California United States.