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    Almabrok Essa

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    Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Eng. University of Tripoli, LY
    Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Eng. Sirt University, LY

    Current Program: PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Topics: Face Detection and Recognition

    Research Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Object Detection, Remote Sensing.

    Bio: Almabrok Essa is working on a PhD program in electrical and computer engineering and serving as a graduate research assistant under the supervision of Dr. Vijayan Asari, Ohio Research Scholars Endowed Chair in Wide Area Surveillance.

    Publications
    JOURNALS

    1.Daniel Prince, Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Multi-feature fusion for automatic building change detection in wide area imagery," Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, doi:10.1117/1.JRS.11.026040, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 026040: 1-20, June 2017.

    2. Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Volumetric directional pattern for spatial feature extraction in hyperspectral imagery," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 1056-1060, May 2017

    3. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Histogram of oriented directional features for robust face recognition," International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR), vol. 4, issue 3, pp. 37-52, 2016.

    4. Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Efficient key frame selection approach for object detection in wide area surveillance applications," International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR), vol. 3, issue 2, pp. 20-34, 2015.

    CONFERENCES

    4. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Fusing facial shape and appearance based features for robust face recognition," 2017 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference: Algorithms for Tracking in Aerial Surveillance, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 27 - 30 June 2017. (NAECON)

    5. Almabrok Essa, Ivan Sudakov, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Detecting of tundra lake patterns on permafrost historical maps," 2017 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference: Algorithms for Tracking in Aerial Surveillance, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 27 - 30 June 2017. (NAECON)

    6. Khalfalla Awedat, Almabrok Essa, Vijayan Asari, and David Stoppenbrink, "Sparse representation based classification performance under different optimization forms for face recognition," 2017 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference: Algorithms for Tracking in Aerial Surveillance, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 27 - 30 June 2017. (NAECON)

    7. Khalfalla Awedat, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan Asari, "Sparse representation classification Based linear integration of 1-norm and 2-norm for robust face recognition," IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT), Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 14-17 May, 2017.

    8. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Multi-texture local ternary pattern for face recognition," SPIE Defense + Security: Optical Pattern Recognition XXVII, Anaheim, CA, USA, 09-13 April, 2017.

    9. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, Maher Qumsiyeh, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Extreme learning machine with variance inflation factor for robust pattern recognition," SPIE Defense + Security: Optical Pattern Recognition XXVII, Anaheim, CA, USA, 09-13 April, 2017.

    10. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, Local boosted features for illumination invariant face recognition, IS&T International Conference on Electronic Imaging: Imaging and Multimedia Analytics in a Web and Mobile World Conference, San Francisco (Burlingame), California, USA, 29 January - 02 February 2017.

    11. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan Asari, "Local edge/corner feature integration for illumination invariant face recognition," The First International Conference on Applications and Systems of Visual Paradigms (VISUAL), pp. 13-18, Barcelona, Spain, 13 - 17 November 2016. (Best Paper Award).

    12. Evan W. Krieger, Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, Theus Aspiras, and Vijayan Asari, "Boosted ringlet features for robust object tracking," IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Applied Imagery and Pattern Recognition - AIPR 2016: Imaging and Artificial Intelligence: Intersection and Synergy, Washington DC, USA, 18 - 20 October 2016.

    13. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan Asari, "Face recognition based on modular histogram of oriented directional features," National Aerospace and Electronics Conference & Ohio Innovation Summit (NAECON-OIS), Dayton, Ohio, USA, 26 - 29 July 2016.

    14. Paheding Sidike, Daniel Prince, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Automatic building change detection through adaptive local textural features and sequential background removal," IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), pp. 2857-2860, Beijing, China, 10 - 15 July 2016.

    15. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, Evan W. Krieger, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Tracking visual objects using ringlet-based pyramid Fourier histogram of oriented gradients," SPIE Defense + Security: Optical Pattern Recognition XXVII, vol. SPIE 9845, pp. 98450B: 1-6, Baltimore, MD, USA, 17 - 21 April 2016.

    16. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Scene sketch generation using mixture of gradient kernels and adaptive thresholding," SPIE Defense + Security: Optical Pattern Recognition XXVII, vol. SPIE 9845, pp. 98450N: 1-6, Baltimore, MD, USA, 17 - 21 April 2016.

    17. Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Real time automatic machinery threat detection and identification system for protection of pipeline infrastructure," IS&T International Conference on Electronic Imaging: Imaging and Multimedia Analytics in a Web and Mobile World, San Francisco, California, USA, 14-18 February 2016.

    18. Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, and Vijayan K. Asari, "A modular approach for key-frame selection in wide area surveillance video analysis," IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference. pp. 41-44, June 2015.

    19. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, Fatema Albalooshi, Vijayan K. Asari, and Varun Santhaseelan, "Automatic building change detection in wide area surveillance," IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference. pp. 54-57, June 2015.

    20. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Intrusion detection in aerial imagery for protecting pipeline infrastructure," IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference. pp. 45-47, June 2015.

    21. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Video-to-video pose and expression invariant face recognition using volumetric directional pattern," International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP), In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - (VISAPP 2015), pp. 498-503, Berlin, Germany, 11-14 March 2015.

    22. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Local directional pattern of phase congruency features for illumination invariant face recognition," SPIE Defense + Security: Optical Pattern Recognition XXVII, vol. SPIE 9094, pp. 1-8, Baltimore, MD, USA, 05-09 May 2014.

    23. Almabrok Essa and Ismail M. Ibrahim, "Linear black box modeling in system identification," 3rd International Conference on Electrical Engineering Design and Technologies (ICEEDT09), Sousse, Tunisia, Oct. 31-Nov. 02 2009.

    24. Almabrok Essa, Saad M. Issa, Muftah M. Bakush, and Nasr Emhemed A. Shtawa, "Enhancement of an autopilot dynamic stability based on fuzzy logic controller," 2nd International Conference on Electrical Engineering Design and Technologies (ICEEDT08), Hammamet, Tunisia, 08-10 Nov. 2008.

    25. Muftah M. Bakush, Saad M. Issa, Almabrok Essa, and Ismail M. Ibrahim, "Using artificial neural network to control an autonomous underwater vehicle," 3rd Maritime Conference (TMC07), Tripoli, Libya, 4-8 Nov. 2007.

    ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS

    26. Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Local Difference Sign-Magnitude Transform of Edge/Corner Features for Robust Face Recognition," Proceedings of the Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2017, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, Page 123, 05 April 2017.

    27. Evan W Krieger, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Boosted Ringlet Features for Visual Object Tracking," Proceedings of the Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2017, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, Page 120, 05 April 2017.

    28. Ming Gong, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Automatic Intrusion Detection on Oil/Gas Pipeline Right-of-Ways," Proceedings of the Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2017, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, Page 119, 05 April 2017.

    29. Ruixu Liu, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Camera pose estimation for 3D scene reconstruction based key frame extraction," Proceedings of the Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2017, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, Page 121, 05 April 2017.

    30. Vijayan K. Asari, Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Daniel Prince, "Automatic pipeline threat detection by aerial surveillance," (Keynote Talk), 2nd International Conference and Business Expo on Wireless Telecommunication, Oberoi Center, Dubai, UAE, 22 April 2016. (Wireless 2016).

    31. Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, Daniel P Prince, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Frame redundancy elimination technology for big data analysis," Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2016, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, 20 April 2016.

    32. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, Daniel P Prince, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Object detection through 2D-3D visible and hyperspectral imagery," Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2016, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, 20 April 2016.

    33. Almabrok Essa, Paheding Sidike, Daniel P Prince, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Automated oil/gas leak detection system," Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2016, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, 20 April 2016.

    34. Daniel P Prince, Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Automatic building detection in wide area imagery," Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium 2016, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, 20 April 2016.

    35. Vijayan K. Asari, Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Daniel Prince, "Automated wide area surveillance system for oil/gas pipeline infrastructure protection," 2016 IEEE/ACM 11th Annual Information Technology Professional Conference at TCF - ITPC 2016, The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ, USA, March 18, 2016. (Invited Talk)

    36. Paheding Sidike, Fatema Albalooshi, Yakov Diskin, Almabrok Essa and Vijayan K. Asari, "Automatic building change detection by 2D and 3D representation for wide area surveillance," Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, April 2015.

    37. Paheding Sidike, Almabrok Essa, and Vijayan K. Asari, "Automatic intrusion detection on pipeline right-of-way via aerial imagery," Brother Joseph W Stander Symposium, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA, April 2015.

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