Publications

Journal Publications:

[1] Y. Kadah, A. Abaza, A. Fahmy, A. Youssef, K. Heberlein and X. Hu, “Floating Navigator Echo (FNAV) for In-Plane 2D Translational Motion Estimation,” Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol. 51, pp. 403–407, 2004.

[2] A. Mahmoud, D. Cortes, A. Abaza, H. Ammar, M. Hazey, P. Ngan, R. Crout, and O. Mukdadi, “Non-Invasive Assessment of Human Jawbone Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectric and Frequency Control, vol. 55, no.6, pp. 1316-1327, June 2008.

[3] D. Nassar, A. Abaza, X. Li, and H. Ammar, “Automatic Construction of Dental Charts for Post-Mortem Identification,” IEEE Transaction on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 234-246, June 2008.

[4] A. Abaza, J.B. Day, J. Reynolds, A. Mahmoud, W. McKinney, W. Goldsmith, E. Petsonk, and D. Frazer, “Classification of Voluntary Cough Sound and Air-Flow Patterns for Detecting Lung Diseases,” Cough, vol. 5, no. 8, 2009.

[5] W. Goldsmith, A. Mahmoud, J. Reynolds, W. McKinney, A. Afshari, A. Abaza, and D. Frazer, “A System for Recording High Fidelity Cough Sound and Airflow Characteristics,” Ann Biomed Eng., vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 469-477, 2010.

[6] A. Ross, and A. Abaza, “Human Ear Recognition,” IEEE computer, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 79-81, 2011.

[7] A. Abaza, A. Ross, C. Herbert, M.F. Harrison, and M.S. Nixon, “A Survey on Ear Biometrics,” ACM Computer Survey, vol. 45, no. 2, Feb 2013

[8] A. Abaza, and T. Bourlai, “On ear-based human identification in the mid-wave infrared spectrum,” Image and Vision Computing, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 640-648, 2013.

[9] A. Abaza, M. F. Harrison, T. Bourlai, and A. Ross, “Design and evaluation of photometric image quality measures for effective face recognition,” IET Biometrics, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 314-324, 2014.

[10] E. Marasco, A. Abaza, and B. Cukic, Why Rank-Level Fusion? And What is the Impact of Image Quality?,” International Journal Big Data Intelligence, vol. 2, no. 2, 2015.

Conference Publications:

[1] Y. Kaddah, A. Abaza, A. Youssef, K. Heberlein and X. Hu, “Floating Navigator Echo for In-Plane Translational Motion Estimation,” the international Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), May 2002.

[2] D. Nassar, E. HajSaid, A. Abaza, S. Chekuri, J. Zhou, M. Mahoor, O. Nomir, H. Chen, G. Fahmy, H. Ammar, M. Abdel-Mottaleb and A. Jain, “Automated Dental Identification System (ADIS),” the 6th National Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o), Atlanta-GA, May 2005.

[3] S. Chekuri, D.Nassar, A. Abaza, A. Bahu, H. Ammar, and G. Fahmy, “A web-based Automated Dental Identification System (webADIS),” the 5th International Conference on Internet and Information Technology in Modern Organizations (IBIMA), Cairo-Egypt, Dec 2005.

[4] X. Li, A. Abaza, D. Eldin Nassar, and H. Ammar, “Fast and Accurate Segmentation of Dental X-ray Records,” the 2nd International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), Hong Kong, Jan 2006.

[5] S. Chekuri, D. Nassar, A. Abaza, E. HajSaid, A. Bahu, U. Qurashi, G. Fahmy, and H. Ammar, “webADIS: A Flexible web-based Environment for the Automated Dental Identification System,” the 17th Annual International Conference on Digital Government (dg.o), San Diego-CA, May 2006.

[6] S. Shah, A. Abaza, A. Ross, and H. Ammar, “Automatic Teeth Segmentation Using Active Contour Without Edges,” the Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC), Baltimore, Sept 2006.

[7] S. Chekuri, D. Nassar, A. Abaza, E. HajSaid, A. Bahu, U. Qurashi, G. Fahmy, and H. Ammar, “webADIS: A Flexible web-based Environment for the Automated Dental Identification System,” the 2nd International Computer Engineering Conference (ICENCO), Cairo-Egypt, Dec 2006.

[8] A. Abaza, U. Qurashi, A. Bahu, E. HajSaid,  D. Nassar, and H. Ammar, “Automated Dental Identification System (ADIS) in Testing Mode,” the 8th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o.), Philadelphia-PA, May 2007.

[9] A. Mahmoud, D. Cortes, A. Abaza, H. Ammar, M. Hazey, P. Ngan, R. Crout, and O. Mukdadi, “Assessment of Human Jawbone Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves: In Vitro Study,” the IEEE International Ultrasonic Symposium, New York-NY, Oct 2007.

[10] E. HajSaid, A. Abaza, H. Ammar, and G. Fahmy, “Accurate Segmentation of Digitized Dental X-ray Records,” the 6th Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC), Tampa-FL, Sept 2008.

[11] E. HajSaid, A. Abaza, and H. Ammar, “Ear Segmentation in Color Facial Images Using Mathematical Morphology,” the 6th Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC), Tampa-FL, Sept 2008.

[12] U. Qureshi, A. Abaza, D. Nassar, and H. Ammar, “Classification of Dental X-Ray Films,” the 7th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, Rabat-Morocco, May 2009.

[13] A. Abaza, JS Reynolds, and DG Frazer, “Fusion of Voluntary Cough Sound and Airflow Characteristics to identify subjects with different lung diseases,” the 12th Biennial Symposium on Statistical Methods, Decatur, GA 2009.

[14] A. Abaza, A. Mahmoud, J.B. Day, W. Goldsmith, A. Afshari, J. Reynolds, and D. Frazer, “Feature Selection of Voluntary Cough Patterns for Detecting Lung Diseases,” the 25th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, Miami-FL, May 2009.

[15] A. Abaza, and A. Ross, “Quality Based Rank-Level Fusion in Multi-biometric Systems,” the IEEE 3rd Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), Arlington-VA, Sept 2009.

[16] A. Abaza, A. Ross, and H. Ammar, “Retrieving Dental Radiographs for Post-Mortem Identification,” the international Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Cairo-Egypt, Nov 2009.

[17] A. Abaza, J.B. Day, A. Mahmoud, T. Goldsmith, A. Afshari, J. Reynolds, and D. Frazer, “Optimum Fusion of Voluntary Cough sound and Airflow signals to Identify Subjects with Lung Disease,” the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Meeting, Pittsburgh-PA, 2009.

[18] D. Frazer, A. Mahmoud, A. Abaza, W. Goldsmith, J.B. Day, J. Reynolds, J. Barkley, and E. Petsonk, “Identification of Subjects with Abnormal Lung Function Using Partial Flow-Volume Curves Generated During a Voluntary Cough,” the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), New Orleans-LA, 2010.

[19] A. Abaza, C. Hebert, and M.F. Harrison, “Fast Learning Ear Detection for Real-time Surveillance,” the 4th IEEE international Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), Arlington-VA, 2010.

[20] A. Abaza, and A. Ross, “Towards Understanding the Symmetry of Human Ears: A Biometric Perspective,” the 4th IEEE international Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), Arlington-VA, 2010.

[21] A. Abaza, and H. Ammar, “Fast Retrieving of Dental X-Ray Radiographs for Automated Dental Identification System,” the 15th IBIMA International Conference on Internet & Information Technology in Modern Organizations, Cairo-Egypt, Dec 2010.

[22] N. Al-sherif, A. Abaza, and H. Ammar, “Human Identification Based on Tooth Contour Guided SIFT Descriptors,” the IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, Dallas-TX, Dec 2011.

[23] N. Al-sherif, A. Abaza, and H. Ammar, “Dental Record Retrieval Based on Guided SIFT Descriptors,” Taibah University International Conference, Madinah-Saudi Arabia, March 2012.

[24] A. Abaza, and T. Bourlai, “Human Ear Detection in the Thermal Infrared Spectrum,” SPIE Defense Security and Sensing conference, Thermal Infrared Applications XXXIV, Baltimore-MD, April 2012.

[25] A. Abaza, T. Bourlai, and M. F. Harrison “Quality Metrics for Practical Face Recognition,” the International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba-Japan, Nov 2012.

[26] A. Abaza, and M.F. Harrison, “Ear recognition: a complete system,” SPIE Defense Security and Sensing conference, Biometric and Surveillance Technology for Human and Activity Identification X, Baltimore-MD, April 2013.

[27] E. Marasco, and A. Abaza, On the Stability of Ranks to Low Image Quality in Biometric Identification Systems,” Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), Naples-Italy, 2013.

[28] E. Marasco, A. Abaza, L. Lugini, and B. Cukic,  Impact of Biometric Data Quality on Rank-Level Fusion Schemes,” 13th International Conference Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP), Vietri sul Mare- Italy, 2013.

[29] I. Youssef, A. Abaza, M. Rasmy, and A. Badawi, “Multimodal biometrics system based on face profile and ear,” SPIE Defense Security and Sensing conference, Biometric and Surveillance Technology for Human and Activity Identification X, Baltimore-MD, May 2014.

 

 

E-mail: ayabaza@csee.wvu.edu