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

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.

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, doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2015.05.022 , Available Online (19th May 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.

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.
  • Omar Arif , Ganesh Sundaramoorthi and Anthony Yezzi, “Tracking via Piecewise Non-Rigid Motion Estimation with Inter-Region Constraints (preprint: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1402.1503.pdf )”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging , pp. , 2014.

  • A. Rahman, D. Pellerin, D. Houzet, “Influence of number, location and size of faces on gaze in video”, Journal of Eye Movement Research, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 1–11, Apr, 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.
  • Omar Arif, Soumitry J Ray, Patricio A Vela and Jochen Teizer, “Potential of Time-of-Flight (TOF) Range Imaging for Object Identification and Manipulation in Construction”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, pp. , 2013.

  • A. Salman, K. Chen, “Extracting speaker-specific information with a deep neural architecture (Submitted)”, IEEE Trans. Neural Networks & Learning Systems, pp. , 2013.

  • S. Marat, A. Rahman, D. Pellerin,N. Guyader, D. Houzet, “Improving visual saliency by adding ‘face feature map’ and ‘center bias'”, Cognitive Computation, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 63-75, Mar, 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.

2011

  • Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Kernel Map Compression for Speeding the Execution of Kernel-based Methods. “, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, pp. , 2011.
  • K. Chen,A. Salman, “Learning speaker-specific characteristics with a deep neural architecture”, IEEE Trans. Neural Networks, Vol. 22, No. 11, pp. 1744-1756, 2011.

  • A. Rahman, D. Houzet, D. Pellerin, S. Marat, N. Guyader, “Parallel implementation of a spatio-temporal visual saliency model”, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 3-14, Mar, 2011.

2010

  • Jun Yang, Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, J. Teizer and Z. Shi, “Tracking Multiple Workers on Construction Sites using Video Cameras”, Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics, pp. , 2010.
  • K. Shah,A. J. Pinkerton, A. Salman, L. Li, “Effects of melt pool variables and process parameters in laser direct metal deposition of aerospace alloys”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 22, No. 12, pp. 1372-1380, 2010.

Conference Papers

  • Qi, R., Liu, W., Gutierrez, J, A. W. Malik, “Crash Me If You Can: Rethinking Sustainable Data Center Networking From a Topological Perspective (ACCEPTED)”, Proceedings of the Green and Sustainable Networking and Computing (GSNC) Workshop, in IEEE INFOCOM 2016, pp. , Feb, 2016, United States.
  • S. Umair, U. Muneer, M. N. Zahoor, A. W. Malik, “Mobile Computing: Issues and Challenges”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on High Capacity Optical Network Networks Enabling/Emerging Technologies, pp. 1-5, Jan, 2016, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • S. Nawaz, A. W. Malik, A. Shafi, S. U. Khan, “Cloud and E-commerce Adoption: Trend and Challenges in Pakistan”, Proceedings of the High-Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling/Emerging Technologies (HONET), 2015 12th International Conference on, pp. 1 -5, Jan, 2016, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • 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.
  • Iftikhar Majeed and Omar Arif, “Kernel Subspace Integral Image Based Probabilistic Visual Object Tracking”, Proceedings of the DICTA, pp. , 2015, Australia.
  • 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.
  • Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Robust target localization and segmentation using Graph cut, KPCA, and mean-shift”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, 2014, United States.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Wayne Daley, Colin Usher, Omar Arif, “Detection of vehicle occupants in HOV lanes: exploration of image sensing for detection of vehicle occupants”, Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, pp. , 2013, United States.

  • A. A. Butt, R. T. Collins, “Multi-target Tracking by Lagrangian Relaxation to Min-Cost Network Flow”, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Jun, 2013, Portland United States.

  • 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.
  • A. A. Butt, R. T. Collins, “Multiple target tracking using frame triplets”, Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Nov, 2012, South Korea.

  • K. Chen,A. Salman, “Extracting speaker-specific information with a regularized Siamese deep network”, Proceedings of the NIPS, pp. 1-9, 2012, Granada Spain.

  • Rahman A, Pellerin D, Houzet D, “Face perception: Impact of location and number”, Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), pp. , 2012, Dublin Ireland.

  • M. M. Ullah,I. Laptev, I. Laptev, “Actlets: A Novel Local Representation for Human Action Recognition in Video”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Sep, 2012, Orlando United States.

  • 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.

  • Rahman A, Houzet D,Pellerin D,Agud L, “GPU implementation of motion estimation for visual saliency”, Proceedings of the Conference on Design and Architectures for Signal and Image Processing (DASIP), 2010, Edinburgh United Kingdom.
  • Houzet D, Huet S,Rahman A, “SysCellC: a data-flow programming model on multi-GPU”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), 2010, Amsterdam Netherlands.
  • Ibrahima Ndiour, Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, J. Teizer and Z. Shi, “A Probabilistic Observer for Visual Tracking”, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. , 2010, United States.
  • Omar Arif, Matt Marshall, Wayne Daley, Patricio Vela, “Tracking Multiple Objects on a Conveyor belt using a Time-of-Flight Camera”, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. , 2010, Slovakia.
  • Omar Arif, Wayne Daley, Patricio Vela, “Visual tracking and segmentation using time-of-flight camera”, Proceedings of the IEEE International conference on Image Processing, pp. , 2010, Hong Kong.
  • Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Pre-image problem in Manifold learning and dimensional reduction methods”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, pp. , 2010, United States.
  • Patricio Vela, Jun Yang, Omar Arif, J. Teizer, Z Shi, “Visual Monitoring of Airport Ground Operations”, Proceedings of the Digital Avionics Systems Conference , pp. , 2010, United States.
  • Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Kernel map compression using generalized radial basis functions”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision , pp. , 2009, Japan.
  • Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Non-Rigid Object Localization and Segmentation using Eigenspace Representation”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision , 2009, Japan.
  •  Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Kernel Covariance Image Region Description for Object Tracking”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing , 2009, Egypt.
  •  Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “Robust Density Comparison for Visual Tracking”, Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference , 2009, United Kingdom.
  •  Omar Arif, J. Teizer, Patricio Vela, “Tracking Multiple Workers on Construction Sites Using Video Cameras”, Proceedings of the European Group for Intelligent Comp in Engineering , 2009, Germany.
  •  Ibrahima Ndiour, Omar Arif, Patricio Vela, “A Probabilistic Shape Filter for On-line Contour Tracking”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing , 2009, Egypt.
  • M. M. Ullah,F. Orabona,B. Caputo, F. Orabona,B. Caputo, “You Live, You Learn, You Forget: Continuous Learning of Visual Places with a Forgetting Mechanism”, Proceedings of the Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Oct, 2009, St. Louis United States.
  • H. Weng,M. M. Ullah,A. Klaser,I. Laptev,C. Schmid, M. M. Ullah,A. Klaser,I. Laptev,C. Schmid, “Evaluation of Local Spatio-Temporal Features for Action Recognition”, Proceedings of the Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep, 2009, London United Kingdom.
  • M.M. Fraz, M.Y. Javed, A. Basit, “Evaluation of Retinal Vessel Segmentation Methodologies Based on Combination of Vessel Centerlines and Morphological Processing”, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2008), pp. , Oct, 2008, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • M.M. Fraz, M.Y. Javed, A. Basit, “Retinal Vessels Extraction Using Bitplanes”, Proceedings of the 8th IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, Sep, 2008, Palma De Mallorca Spain.
  • M. Park S. Lee, P. C. Chen, S. Kashyap, A. A. Butt, Y. Liu, “Performance evaluation of state-of-the-art discrete symmetry detection algorithms”, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Jun, 2008, United States.
  • M. M. Ullah,A. Pronobis,B. Caputo,J. Luo,P. Jensfelt,H. I. Christensen, A. Pronobis,B. Caputo,J. Luo,P. Jensfelt,H. I. Christensen, “Towards Robust Place Recognition for Robot Localization”, Proceedings of the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2008, Pasadena, CA United States.

  • A. Salman, M. Ejaz, K. Khurshid, “Speaker verification using boosted cepstral features with Gaussian distributions”, Proceedings of the INMIC, pp. 1-5, 2007, Lahore Pakistan.
  • A. Salman,M. Ejaz,K. Khurshid, “A subspace approach for speech enhancement using frame-level AdaBoost classification”, Proceedings of the ICEE, pp. 1-6, 2007, Lahore Pakistan.
  • 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.