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Introduction

The Image Processing Research Group at Department of Electrical Engineering, MCS focuses on research activities related to design, analysis, simulation and implementation of image processing techniques and algorithms. The areas of interest are, but not limited to image  and video enhancement, fusion, segmentation, compression, registration, Ortho-rectification,  mosaicing and stabilisation.etc. Over the years, expertise in these areas have been developed by teaching relevant courses, conducting undergraduate projects & postgraduate research thesis and projects at National and international level.

  • ​Image and video enhancement
  • Image and video fusion
  • Segmentation 
  • Compression
  • Image registration
  • Ortho-rectification
  • Mosaicing and Video Stabilisation
  • Denoising
  • Watermarking
  • Multiresolution Analysis
  • Image Matting​

2.   ​​​Research Group Members​​

​Faculty ​​
​Sr. # Name​ Designation ​ ​Specialistion Contact Details​
1​ ​Dr. Adil Ma​​sood Siddique (Group Head) ​Assistant Professor ​Digital Image Processing ​dradil@mcs.edu.pk
​2 ​Dr. Imran Touqir ​Assistant Professor ​Image Processing, Stochastic Processes ​imrantqr@mcs.edu.pk
​3 ​Dr. Asif Masood ​Assistant Professor ​Image Processing ​amasood@mcs.edu.pk
​4 ​Dr. Abdul Ghafoor ​Assistant Professor ​Control Systems/Image Processing ​abdulghafoor@mcs.edu.pk
​5 ​Dr. Naveed Iqbal ​Assistant Professor ​Image/Signal Processing ​naveedi@mcs.edu.pk
​6 ​Dr. Hasnat Khurshid ​Assistant Professor ​Image Processing, Machine learning and remote sensing ​hasnat@mcs.edu.pk
​7 ​Dr. Attiq Ahmed ​Assistant Professor ​Image/Signal Processing ​attiq@msc.edu.pk

 

​Student Member(s): Current ​PhD Scholars​​ ​​​
​S/No​ ​Name ​Supervisor ​  Research Topic ​Start Date ​Contact Details
1​ ​Nasir Baig ​Dr. Adil Masood ​Development of Improved Image Enhancement Techniques for Security and Surveillance ​10-02-13 ​nasir.phd@students.mcs.edu.pk
2​ ​Beenish Amin ​Dr. Abdul Ghafoor ​Development of Accurate Image Matting Technique ​26-02-16 ​banishamin@students.mcs.edu.pk
​3 ​Komal Nain Sukhia ​Dr. Abdul Ghafoor ​Development of new content based image retrieval technique ​24-02-16 ​komalsukhia@students.mcs.edu.pk
4​ ​Umer Ghafoor ​Dr. Adil Masood ​Improved Image Enhancement Techniques ​17-10-17 ​umar.phdee@students.mcs.edu.pk
5 ​Alina Majeed Chadhry ​Dr. Abdul Ghafoor ​Development of Robust abd Efficient Super Resolution Techniques ​12-09-13 ​alina.phd@students.mcs.edu.pk

 

​​ ​Student Member(s): Graduated PhD Scholars ​​​
​S/No ​Nam​e​ Student    Specialisation​ ​Completion Date ​Contact Details
1​ ​Dr. Mohsin Riaz ​Ph.D ​Image Enhancement ​04-09-13 ​mohsin.riaz@comsats.edu.pk
​2 ​Dr. Ayesha Saadia ​Ph.D ​De-noising and Enhancement of MRI Images ​30-03-17 ​ayesha.saadia@nyu.edu.pk
​3 ​Dr. Sahar Ahmed ​Ph.D ​Medical Image Processing/Non rigid Image Registration ​10-02-16 ​seharmarium@hotmail.com
4​ ​Dr. Rashid Mehmood ​Ph.D ​Development of Shape from Focus Techniques for Robust Mean Shift Tracking ​14-07-17 ​rashid.gulistan@gmail.com
​5 ​Dr. Rashid Hussain ​Ph.D ​Automatic and Active Defence System for Sensitive Organisations ​13-01-17 ​raashid55@gmail.com
​6 ​Dr. Amna Jamil ​Ph.D ​Image Fusion ​18-12-14 ​amina@bahria.edu.pk
​7 ​Dr. Samabia Tehsin ​Ph.D ​Extraction of Caption and Animated Text from Videos/Images ​10-09-14 ​tsamabia@yahoo.com

3.   ​Research​ Facilities

Image processing Center:​

  • ​IPC, a state-of-the-art lab, was established based on HEC funding in 2007 Sponsored by MoST with Rs. 17.875 M
  • ​Ever since its inception it has a number of R&D projects at national level to its credit
  • IPC has research collaboration with top foreign universities, which has resulted in Research positions and funding abroad.​

4.   ​Research​ Projects Completed

​​Sr. # ​Project Title​​​ Name of Supervisor​ ​Sponsorship Start Date​ ​End Date
​1 ​Image and Video Fusion ​Dr. Abdul Ghafoor ​NESCOM (PKR 0.4 M) ​2013 ​2014
​2 ​Image and video Enhancement Dehazing of ​Dr. Adil Masood Siddiqui​ NESCOM ​(PKR 0.2 M) ​2013 ​2014
​3 ​Brain Signal analysis ​Dr. Naveed Iqbal ​HEC (PKR 0.8 M) ​2008 ​2012
​4 ​Moving Map Display ​Dr. Naveed Iqbal ​GHQ (PKR 3.3 M) ​2007 ​2013
​5 ​Through Wall Imaging RADAR ​Dr. Naveed Iqbal ​NUST (PKR 5 M) ​2009 ​2010
​6 ​Urdu Caption Detection ​Dr. Naveed Iqbal ​HEC (PKR 0.8 M) ​2009 ​2010
​7 ​Development of Test bed for PCR Test ​Dr. Asif Masood ​AFIP ​2010 ​2011

5​.   ​Research​ Projects In-progress

​S/No​​ ​Project Title​​ Name of Supervisor​ Sponsorship​ ​Start Date
1​ ​Target acquisition and tracking for  remotely operated weapon ​Dr. Hasnat Khurshid ​GHQ ​May 2018
​2 ​Vehicle Detection and Identification from Real Time Videos ​Dr. Adil Masood Siddiqui ​GHQ ​June 2018

6.   Research Group Public​ations

Journals

  • ​W Habib, T Sarwar, AM Siddiqui and  I Touqir , “Wavelet denoising of multiframe optical coherence tomography data using similarity measures” , IET Image Processing 11 (1), 64-79, 2017. ISSN:1751-9659.
  • Jabeen, M. M. Riaz, N. Iltaf and A. Ghafoor, “Image Contrast Enhancement using Weighted Transformation Function,” IEEE Sensors Journals, 2016.ISSN:1530-437X.
  • A. Ahmad, S. Ahmed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. Zaidi, “Fusion of multi-focus images with registration inaccuracies,” Signal, Image and Video Processing, 2016.ISSN:1863-1703.
  • A. Ahmad, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. Zaidi, “Noise Resistant Image Fusion for Multi-exposure Sensors,” IEEE Sensors Journals, Vol 16(13), pp 853-857, 2016.ISSN:1530-437X.
  • N. Baig, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Image Dehazing Using Quadtree Decomposition and Entropy-Based Contextual Regularization,” IEEE Signal processing Letters, Vol 23 (6), pp 853-857,  2016.ISSN:1070-9908.
  • N. Iqbal, A. Mahmood, S. Hussain and A. Ghafoor, “Bayesian Compressive Sensing Framework for Spectrum Reconstruction in Rayleigh Fading Channels”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, Vol 24(4), pp 2340-2352, 2016 ISSN: 1300-0632.
  • U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “Fuzzy Logic and Active Contours-based Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Segmentation”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol 52(1), pp 181-188, 2016 ISSN:0018-9251.
  • A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Guided Filter and IHS based Pansharpening,” IEEE Sensors Journals, Vol 16(1), pp 192-194, 2016 ISSN:1530-437X.
  • A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Wavelet and guided filter based multifocus fusion for noisy images,” Optik – International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Vol 126(23) pp 3920-3923, 2015 ISSN:0030-4036.
  • A. Ahmad, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. Zaidi, “An Improved Infrared/Visible Fusion for Cosmological Images,” Advances in Astronomy, 2015. .ISSN: 1687-7969.
  • A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “All in Focus Fusion using Guided Filter,” Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Vol 26(3), pp 879-889, 2015. ISSN:0923-6082.
  • F. Nazir, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and F. Arif, “Contrast Stretching and Histogram Smoothness based SAR Image Enhancement for Flood Map Generation,” Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Vol 15, pp 273-276, 2015. ISSN:1561-8633.
  • U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “Weighted Fusion of MRI and PET Images based on Fractal Dimensions”, Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, pp 1-12, 2015. ISSN: 0923-6082.
  • A Anees, AM Siddiqui, and F Ahmed, “Chaotic substitution for highly autocorrelated data in encryption algorithm” ,Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 19 (9), 3106-3118, 2014. ISSN: 1007-5704.
  • A Anees, AM Siddiqui, J Ahmed, I Hussain, “A technique for digital steganography using chaotic maps” ,Nonlinear Dynamics 75 (4), 807-816. 2014. ISSN: 0924-090X.
  • SAR Naqvi, I Touqir, AM Siddiqui, “Sparse representation of image and video using easy path wavelet transform”,Signal Processing 103, 331-347, 2014. ISSN: 0165-1684.
  • S. S. Ali, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor,  U. Javed, M. W. Baig and M. U. Arif, “Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy System and MTF based Panchromatic Sharpening,” Soft Computing, DOI: 10.1007/s00500-014-1526-z,  2014.ISSN: 1432-7643.
  • M. Z. Iqbal, A. Ghafoor, A. M. Siddiqui and U. Khalid, “Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform and SVD based Medical Image Resolution Enhancement,” Signal Processing, Vol 105, pp. 430-437, 2014.ISSN:0165-1684.
  • A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Adaptive Compressive Fusion for Visible and IR Sensors,” IEEE Sensors Journals, Vol 14(7), pp. 2230-2231, 2014.ISSN:1530-437X.
  • F. Nazir, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and F. Arif, “Contrast Stretching and Histogram Smoothness based Flood Detection,” Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions, Vol 2, pp. 5037-5045, 2014.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Through Wall Image Enhancement using Fuzzy and QR Decomposition”, The Scientific World Journal.
  • A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Improved Guided Image Fusion for Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Imaging”, The Scientific World Journal.
  • “MRI and PET Image Fusion using Fuzzy Logic and Image Local Features”, The Scientific World Journal.
  • F. Nazir, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and F. Arif, “Flood Detection/Monitoring using Adjustable Histogram Equalization Technique”, The Scientific World Journal.
  • S. S. Ali, M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Fuzzy Logic and Additive Wavelet based Panchromatic Sharpening”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, DOI 10.1109/LGRS.2013.2258321, 2014. ISSN:1545-598X.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood, S. Kausar, Y. Javed (2014), “A text detection method from images/videos for efficient indexing and retrieval of multimedia data”, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, World Scientific Publication, Accepted.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood (2014), “Survey of Region-Based Text Extraction Techniques for Efficient Indexing of Image/Video Retrieval”, International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing, MESC Publisher.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood, S. Kausar, F. Arif (2014), “Fuzzy-Based Segmentation for Variable Font-Sized Text Extraction from Images/Videos,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2014, pp. 1-10, Hindawi Publishing.
  • DA Chowdhry, AM Siddiqui and  I Touqir, “Contrast Enhancement in Poor Visibility Conditions Using Guided Filtering” , Radioengineering 22 (2), 65, 2013. ISSN: 1210-2512.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood, S. Kausar, Y. Javed (2013), “Text localisation and detection method for born-digital images” IETE Journal of Research,  vol. 59, no. 54, pp. 343-349, Meknow Publications.
  • U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “MRI Brain Classification using Texture Features, Fuzzy Weighting and Support Vector Machine”, Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol 53, pp 73-88, 2013.
  • U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “Local Features and Fuzzy Logic based Medical Image Segmentation”, Radioengineering Journal, vol 22(4), pp 1091-1097, 2013. ISSN: 1210-2512.
  • M. R. Khokher, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Image segmentation using multilevel graph cuts and graph development using fuzzy rule-based system”, IET Image Processing, Vol 7(3), pp 201-211, 2013. ISSN:1751-9659.
  • M. Z. Iqbal, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Satellite Image Resolution Enhancement using Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform and Non Local Means”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol 10(3), pp. 451-455, 2013. ISSN:1545-598X.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Principal Component Analysis and Minimum Description Length Criterion-based Through Wall Image Enhancement”, Chinese Physics Letters, Vol 30, 2013. ISSN:0256-307X.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Spectral and Textural Weighting using Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy System for Through Wall Image Enhancement”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research B, Vol 48, pp. 115-130, 2013.
  • M. R. Khokher, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Graph Cuts-based Image Segmentation using Fuzzy Rule Based System”, Radioengineering Journal, Vol. 21(4), pp. 1236-1245, 2012. ISSN: 1210-2512.
  • A. Ghafoor and M. Imran, “A Non-blind Color Image Watermarking Scheme Resistant against Geometric Attacks”, Radioengineering Journal, Vol. 21(4), pp. 1246-1251, 2012. ISSN: 1210-2512.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Information Theoretic Criterion-based Clutter Reduction for ground Penetrating Radar”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research B, Vol 45, pp. 147-164, 2012
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Principle component analysis and fuzzy logic-based through wall image enhancement”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER), Vol 127, pp. 461-478, 2012. ISSN:1559-8985.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Through Wall Image Enhancement-based on Singular Value Decomposition”, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation – A special issue on Propagation Models and Inversion Approaches for Subsurface and Through-Wall imaging, doi:10.1155/2012/961829, 2012. ISSN:1687-5869.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Fuzzy Logic and Singular Value Decomposition based Through Wall Image Enhancement”, Radioengineering Journal – A special issue on Advanced RF Measurements, Vol 21, no 2, pp. 580-589, 2012. ISSN: 1210-2512.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood, S. Kausar, Y. Javed and F. Arif, (2012)” Text Localisation Challenges and Solutions”, Journal of computing,  vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 98-102.
  • Masood, S. Ejaz, (2010), “An Efficient Algorithm for Robust Curve Fitting using Cubic Bezier Curves” Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 6216, pp. 255 – 262, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Masood, W. Kanwal, (2010), “Efficient Representation of Zooming Information in Videos Using Multi Resolution Mosaics” Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 6216, pp. 294 – 300, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • A. Masood, S. Ijaz, (2010), “Optimal curve fitting approach to represent outlines of 2D shapes”, Imaging Science Journal, vol 58, no. 6, pp. 308-320, Maney Publishing.
  • H. Naeem, A. Masood, (2010), “An optimal dynamic threat evaluation and weapon scheduling technique”, Knowledge-based Systems, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 337-342.
  • S.I. Gilani, M. Younas, A. Masood, (2010), “Gender Estimation of Two Dimensional Frontal Facial Images”, GESTS International Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 58 no. 1 pp. 23 – 37.
  • M.I. Khan, J. Ahmed, A. Ali, A. Masood, (2009), “Robust Edge-Enhanced Fragment Based Normalised Correlation Tracking in Cluttered and Occluded Imagery,” International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 25-34.
  • M. Zafar, A. Masood, (2009), “Interactive English to Urdu Machine Translation using Example-based Approach”, International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering, vol 1, no. 3, pp. 276-283.
  • H. Naeem, A. Masood, M. Hussain, S.A. Khan, (2009), “A Novel Two-Stage Dynamic Decision Support based Optimal Threat Evaluation and Defensive Resource Scheduling Algorithm for Multi Air-borne threats”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 159-16.
  • A.M. Siddiqui, A. Masood, M. Saleem, (2009), A locally constrained radial basis function for registration and warping of images, Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 377 – 390.
  • A. Masood, (2008), Optimised polygonal approximation by dominant point deletion, Pattern Recognition, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 227 – 239, Elsevier Science.
  • R. Malik, A. Masood, (2009), “Fingerprint Enhancement and Reconstruction”, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 5755: Emerging Intelligent Computing Technology and Applications, pp. 660–669, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • H. Naeem, A. Masood, M. Hussain, S.A. Khan, (2009), “A Semi-Automated Dynamic approach to Threat Evaluation and Optimal Defensive Resource Allocation”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5754: Emerging Intelligent Computing Technology and Applications. pp. 8–17 , Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • M.I. Khan, J. Ahmed, A. Ali, A. Masood, (2009), “Robust Edge-Enhanced Fragment Based Normalized Correlation Tracking in Cluttered and Occluded Imagery”, Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 61, pp. 169 – 176, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • A. Masood, A.M. Siddiqui, M. Saleem, (2007), A Radial Basis Function for Registration of Local Features in Images, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4872: Advances in Image and Video Technology. pp. 651– 663 , Springer Berlin/Heidelberg.

Conference papers

  • ​S. Tehsin, A. Masood, “Geometrical Analysis-based Text Localisation Method”, proc. 18th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition, Las Vegas, USA. 21-24 Jul 2014.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood,  “Anatomical Survey for Text Pattern Detection”, International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing, 18-19 Oct 2014, Dubai.
  • S. Tehsin, A. Masood, “Urdu Text Extraction Method from Images”, International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing,  Oct 18-19, 2014, Dubai.
  • A. Masood, (2012) “Developing Quality Human Resource for Information Security Industry” Invited talk in Information Security Conference, Lahore, Pakistan, 7-9 Jan 2012.
  • U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “Fuzzy Active Contours based SAR Image Segmentation”, IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, November 12-15, Okinawa, Japan, pp. 17-21, 2013.
  • A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Entropy Dependent Compressive Sensing based Image Fusion”, IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, November 12-15, Okinawa, Japan, pp. 764-769, 2013.
  • F.Nazir, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and F. Arif, “Contrast Enhancement Based Flood Monitoring”, IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, November 12-15, Okinawa, Japan, pp. 525-530, 2013.
  • U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, M. R. Khokher, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “Fuzzy Logic and Local Features based Medical Image Segmentation”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September 15-18, Melbourne, Australia, pp 1148-1152, 2013.
  • M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor, M. H. Khurshid, “Principal Component Analysis and minimum Description Length Criterion based Through Wall Image Enhancement”, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), July 21-26, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 2513-2516, 2013.
  • M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Singular Value Decomposition and Akaike Information Criterion based Through Wall Image Enhancement”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) – Spring, June 2-5, Dresden, Germany 2013.
  • S. S. Ali, M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Hybrid Component Substitution and Wavelet Based Image Fusion”, IEEE
    International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, May 26-31, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 2498-2502, 2013.
  • M. Imran, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Adaptive Watermarking Technique Based on Human Visual System and Fuzzy Inference System”,IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, May 19-23, Beijing, China,pp. 2816-2819, 2013.
  • S. S. Ali, M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Fuzzy Logic and Additive Wavelet Based Image Fusion”,IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, May 19-23, Beijing, China, pp. 761-764, 2013.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Ground Penetrating Radar Image Enhancement Using Singular Value Decomposition”,IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, May 19-23, Beijing, China,pp 2388-2391, 2013.
  • M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Fuzzy C-Means and Principal Component Analysis Based GPR Image Enhancement”, IEEE Radar Conference, April 29 – May 3, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2013.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Wavelet Transform and Singular Value Decomposition based Clutter Reduction for Through Wall Imaging”, IET International Radar Conference, April 14-16, Xi’an, China, pp. 966-971, 2013.
  • A. Shahid, M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Wall Parameter Estimation Using Propagation Time Delay”, IET International Radar Conference, April 14-16, Xi’an, China, pp. 1719-1724, 2013.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Principal Component Analysis and Akaike Information Criterion based Image Enhancement for Ground Penetrating Radar”, IET International Radar Conference, April 14-16, Xi’an, China, pp. 960-965, 2013.
  • A. Ghafoor, M. Imran and M. R. Khokher, “A Robust Non-blind Color Image Watermarking Scheme”, 12th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), December 5-7, Guangzhou, China, pp1392-1396,2012.
  • M. R. Khokher, A. Ghafoorand A. M. Siddiqui, “Image Segmentation using Fuzzy Rule Based System and Graph Cuts”, 12th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), December 5-7, Guangzhou, China, pp. 1148-1153,  2012.
  • M. R. Khokher, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Multilevel Graph Cuts based Image Segmentation”, Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), December 3-5, Fremantle, Western Australia, 2012. 10.1109/DICTA.2012.6411726.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Wavelet Transform and Principle Component Analysis based Clutter Reduction for Through Wall Imaging”, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), October 25-28, Montreal Canada, pp. 1597-1602,2012.
  • M. Imran and A. Ghafoor, “A PCA-DWT-SVD based Color Image Watermarking”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), October 14-17, Coex, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1147-1152,2012.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Fuzzy C-Means and Singular Value Decomposition based Through Wall Image Enhancement”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), October 14-17, Coex, Seoul, Korea, pp. 457-461, 2012.
  • M. Z. Iqbal, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Wavelet transform and non local means based super resolution”, IEEE International Symposium on Computer and Communication, July 1-4, Cappadocia, Turkey, pp. 119-124, 2012.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “QR decomposition based Image enhancement for through wall imaging”, IEEE Radar Conference, May 07-11, Atlanta, USA, pp. 0978-0983, 2012.
  • S. Bangash and A. Ghafoor, “Vision based Mobile Node Localization using a Landmark”, IEEE International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications, December 6-8, Wellington, pp. 255 – 259, 2011.
  • M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Fuzzy Singular Value Decomposition based Clutter Reduction for Through Wall Imaging”, IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband, September 14-16, Bologna, Italy, pp.106 – 110, 2011
  • Masood, S. Bukhari, (2011), “Growing B-spline Model for Efficient Approximation of Complex Curves”, proc of 15th International Conference on Information Visualization, London UK, pp. 507 – 512.
  • F. Ahmad, A. Masood, F. Kausar,  (2010), “An efficient multi recipient signcryption scheme offering non repudiation”, proc. 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, West Yorkshire, UK, pp. 1577-1581.
  • F. Ahmad, F. Bashir A. Masood, (2010), “A publicly verifiable low cost signcryption scheme ensuring confidentiality”, proc. 2nd International Conference on Networks Security, Wireless Communications and Trusted Computing, Wuhan, China, pp. 232 – 235.
  • U. Ahmed, A. Masood, (2009), “Host based Intrusion Detection using RBF neural networks” proc. 5th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies, Islamabad, Pakistan, 48 – 51.
  • H. Naeem, A. Masood, (2009), “Novel Two-Stage Dynamic Decision Support based Optimal Threat Evaluation and Defensive Resource Scheduling Algorithm for Multi Air-borne threats” proc. 29th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, England.
  • A. Masood, R. Hussain, (2009), “Fat Curve Model for Representation of Urdu/Arabic Fonts” proc. 2009 Northeast American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Bridgeport, CT, USA.
  • A. Masood, K. Zareef, (2009), “Image Mosaicing using an Efficient Correlation Algorithm”, accepted for publication in the proc. 4th International Conference Geometric Modelling and Imaging, Barcelona, Spain.
  • R. Khan, A. Ghafoor and R. N. Iqbal, “A Blind Image Adaptive Watermarking Scheme for Audio using Wavelet Transform”, IEEE International Conference on Digital Image Processing, March7-9, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 67 – 71, 2009.
  • S. Ahmed, R. N. Iqbal and A. Ghafoor, “Direct Hallucination: Direct Locality Preserving Projections (DLPP) for Face Superresolution”, IEEE International Conference on Advance Computer Theory and Engineering, December 20-22, Phuket, Thailand, pp. 105-110, 2008.

Contact Research Group:​

Dr. Hasnat Khurshid (Research Group Coordinator)
Assistant Professor, MCS
Contact details:
Telephone: +923218580900
Email: hasnat@mcs.edu.pk

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