Publications

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

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.

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)”, Proc. of the 6th National Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o), Atlanta, May 2005.

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

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

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”, Proc. of 17th Annual International Conference on Digital Government (dg.o), San Deigo - CA, May 2006.

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

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”, Proc. of 2nd International Computer Engineering Conference (ICENCO), Cairo, Egypt, Dec 2006.

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

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”, Proc. of the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, New York - NY, Oct 2007.

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.

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.

H. Ammar, D. Nassar, A. Abaza, and E. HajSaid, "Automatic Dental Identification System (ADIS)", US patent no. US 2008/0172386 A1, July 17, 2008.

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

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

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

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”, Proc. of the 25th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, Miami - FL, May 2009.

A. Abaza, and A. Ross, “Quality Based Rank-Level Fusion in Multibiometric Systems”, Proc. of the IEEE 3rd Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), Crystal City - VA, Sept 2009.

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

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.

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.

 

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

 

A. Abaza, Christina Hebert, and Mary Ann F. Harrison, “Fast Learning Ear Detection for Real-time Surveillance”, Proc. of the 4th IEEE international Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, (BTAS), Arlington-VA, 2010.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Nourdin Al-sherif, A. Abaza, and H. Ammar, “Human Identification Based on Tooth Contour Guided SIFT Descriptors” Proc. of the IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, Dallas, Texas, USA, Dec 2011.

 

Nourdin Al-sherif, A. Abaza, and H. Ammar, “Dental Record Retrieval Based on Guided SIFT DescriptorsTaibah University International Conference, Madiah, SA, March 2012.

 

A. Abaza, and T. Bourlai, “Human Ear Detection in the Thermal Infrared Spectrum,” SPIE Defense Security and Sensing conference, vol. 8354, Thermal Infrared Applications XXXIV, Baltimore-MA, USA, April 2012.

 

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

 

A. Abaza, A. Ross, C. Herbert, M.F. Harrison, and M.S. Nixon, “A Survey on Ear Biometrics” ACM Computer Survey, (vol. 45, no. 3, Sept 2013).

 

E-mail: ayabaza@csee.wvu.edu