Vision and Image Processing (VIP)

Group Members

Syed Farooq Ali

 Chairperson (Vision and Image Processing Research Group)
 Assistant Professor, UMT
 Program Director(Projects)

 MS Ohio State University
 MS LUMS
 BS FAST NU Lahore
 Department of Computer Sciences

                                 

Research Interests

Vision, Image Processing, Medical Imaging, Image and Video Coding.

Research Publications

  • S. F. Ali. "Comparative Studies of Contouring Algorithms for Cardiac Image Segmentation," M.S. thesis, Dept. Computer Sci., Ohio State University, Col., USA, 2011
  • S.F. Ali, M. Muaz, A. Fatima, F. Idress and N. Nazar, "Human Fall Detection", presented at the 16th International Multi Topic Conf. (INMIC), Lahore, pk, 2013.
  • M. E. Anjum, S.F. Ali, M. T. Hassan, and M. Adnan, "Video Summarization: Sports Highlights Generation", presented at the 16th International Multi Topic Conf. (INMIC), Lahore, pk, 2013.
  • A. Ali, N. Khan, S. Masud and S. F. Ali. "Survey of Dirac: A Wavelet Based Video Codec for Multiparty Video Conferencing and Broadcasting," in Intelligent Video Event Analysis and Understanding, 1st edition, vol. 332. J. Zhang, L. Shao, L. Zhang and G. A. Jones, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2011, pp. 211-247.
  • A. Ali, S.F. Ali, N. Khan and S. Masud. "Performance improvement in motion estimation of Dirac wavelet based video codec," in IEEE Communications and Information Technology, 9thInternational Symposium, Incheon, KR, 2009, pp. 764-769.
  • [6] M. Usman, S. F. Ali and A. Masood. "Re-syllabification of English words when spoken in Urdu," in Annual Report of Urdu Research Center ('Akbar-e-Urdu' of 'Muqtadra Qaumi Zaban'), Lahore, pk, 2004, pp. 49-53.
 Assistant Professor, UMT                               
 MS FAST NU Lahore
 BS FAST NU Lahore
 Department of Computer Sciences
 

Research Interests

Vision and Image Processing.

Mr. Noman Nazar has an experience of 10 years as a computer science academic. He is currently teaching in the Computer Science department of the University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan. He obtained his BS and MS in computer science from FAST-NUCES university in Lahore, Pakistan. His areas of interest include Speech, Script and Language Processing for Urdu; Image Processing and Computer Vision; Learning in Neural Networks and Computer Algorithms. He has four publications to his credit.

Research Publications

[1] S.F. Ali, M. Muaz, A. Fatima, F. Idress and N. Nazar, "Human Fall Detection", presented at the 16th International Multi Topic Conf. (INMIC), Lahore, pk, 2013.

 Assistant Professor and Chairperson (CS Dept.),

 Department of Computer Science,
 School of Science and Technology (SST)
 University of Management and Technology (UMT),
 Telephone: +92 42 35212801-10,
 Email: tahir.hassan@umt.edu.pk

Research Interests

Data Mining, Machine Learning, Autonomic Computing, Computer Vision.

Education

  • PhD Computer Science (Data Mining), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan
  • MS Computer Science, LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan
  • MSc Computer Science, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • BSc (Mathematics, Statistics), Government College, Lahore, Pakistan

Research Publications

[1] "Bayesian Inference for Web Surfer Behavior Prediction", MT Hassan, KN Junejo, A Karim; ECML/PKDD Discovery Challenge Workshop (DC07), Sep 17 – 21, 2007, Warsaw Poland
[2] "Discriminative Clustering for Content-Based Tag Recommendation in Social Bookmarking Systems", MT Hassan, A Karim, S Manandhar, J Cussens; ECML/PKDD Discovery Challenge Workshop (DC09), Sep 7 – 11, 2009, Bled, Slovenia
[3] "Learning and Predicting Key Web Navigation Patterns Using Bayesian Models", MT Hassan, KN Junejo, A Karim; International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications—ICCSA, June 29 – July 2, 2009, Seoul, Korea
[4] "Self-Optimizing a Clustering-based Tag Recommender for Social Bookmarking Systems", MT Hassan, A Karim, F Javed, N Arshad; International Conference on Machine Learning and its Applications – ICMLA, 12-14 Dec. 2010, Washington DC, USA
[5] "Impact of Behavior Clustering on Web Surfer Behavior Prediction", MT Hassan, A Karim; Journal of Information Science and Engineering (JISE) Nov. 2011
[6] "Personalized versus non-personalized tag recommendation: A suitability study on three social networks", MM Uddin, MT Hassan, A Karim; IEEE 14th International Multitopic Conference (INMIC), 22-24 Dec. 2011, Karachi, Pakistan
[7] "Clustering and Understanding Documents via Discrimination Information Maximization", MT Hassan, A Karim; The 16th Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, (PAKDD), 29 May- 1 Jun, 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[8] "Self-Calibration: Enabling Self-management in Autonomous Systems by Preserving Model Fidelity", F Javed, MT Hassan, KN Junejo, N Arshad, A Karim; 17th IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS), 18 – 20 July, 2012, Paris, France
[9] M. E. Anjum, S.F. Ali, M. T. Hassan, and M. Adnan, "Video Summarization: Sports Highlights Generation", presented at the 16th International Multi Topic Conf. (INMIC), Lahore, pk, 2013.

Assistant Professor 

Department of Computer Science,
School of Science and Technology (SST)
University of Management and Technology (UMT),
Telephone: +92 42 35212801-10,
Email: asma.naseer@umt.edu.pk

Research Interests

Image Processing, Water Marking, Optical Character Recognition.

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science (on going research work) Fast-NU(National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan
  • MS., Computer Sciences, 2008 Fast-NU(National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan

Research Publications

[1] Dr. Farrukh Nadeem, Asma Naseer, Farrah Adeeba "Taxonomy of Data Management Models in Grid/Distributed Environments", NU Graduate Colloquium on Computer Sciences 28th Dec. 2010.
[2] Asma Naseer, Sarmad Hussain, "Tense and Aspect in the Context of Urdu", 15th October 2010, IJECS-IJENS
[3] Asma Naseer, "Supervised Word Sense Disambiguation for Urdu Using Bayesian", In the Proceedings of Conference on Language & Technology (CLT10), Pakistan, October.
[4] Akram, Q., Naseer, A., Hussain, S. "Assas-band, an Affix-Exception-List Based Urdu Stemmer", In the Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, IJCNLP'09, Suntec City, Singapore, 2009 (URL: http://www.acl-ijcnlp-2009.org/index.html )
[5] Ali, Z. Asma, A. Sana, Z. Habib, "On a special case of path planning", Proceedings of the 7th CIIT workshop on research in computing, CWRC Spring 2008, Lahore, Pakistan, June 23, 2008, ISBN: 978-969-8779-18-4, pp. 97-100.

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