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Image Processing

Introduction

The Image Processing research group at Department of Electrical Engineering, Military College of Signals (NUST) 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 stabilization.etc.  Over the years, expertise in these areas have been developed through teaching relevant courses, conducting undergraduate projects and postgraduate research theses and projects at National and international level.

Group Head

Dr. Imran Touqir

Email: imrantqr@mcs.edu.pk

Mobile: 03214075580

Members

  • Dr. Asif Masood
  • Dr. Naveed Iqbal Rao
  • Dr. Adil Masood
  • Dr. Abdul Ghafoor
  • Research Students

    PhD

     

  •  Rashid Mahmood
  •  MS

  • Umair Rafiq
  • Fahad Shamshad 
  • Research Facilities

    Image Processing Center (IPC)

  • IPC, a state of the art lab, was established based on HEC funding in 2007.
  • 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.
  • Projects

    Current Projects

  • Moving Map Display
  • Equipment Inventory System
  • Image and video compression using geometric wavelets
  • Automated Face recognition and finger prints identification system.
  • Concealed weapon detection system
  • Image denoising using Hidden Markov Model in DWT domain.
  • Wavelet Based Statistical Signal Processing using Hidden Markov Model.
  • DWT Based Statistical Signal Processing using improved HMM
  • Face Recognition using HMM and Wavelet
  • Image compression using modified set Partitioning in Hierarchical trees
  • Completed Projects
  • Real time Fog/Haze Removal from Videos
  • Image Fusion of RGB and IR Videos
  • Object Tracking
  • Unmanned Ground Vehicle
  • Glacier Segmentation
  • UAV Image Analysis
  • Ortho-rectification & Mosaicing
  • Image Segmentation and Analysis
  • Urdu OCR System
  • Fat curve model for representation of Arabic/Urdu character
  • Traffic Safety – Monitoring and Control, Congestion Detection, Flow Optimization
  • Through the Wall  Imaging RADAR
  • Automated Face Recognitions Systems
  • Urdu OCR for news channels tickers
  • Background Modeling
  • Optical Flow Vectors in Motion
  • Image Registration
  • Automatic Runway Detection in Aerial Images
  • Multi Document text Summarizer
  • Collaborations

  • University of Central Florida, USA
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • GET Lab of Paderborn University, Germany
  • Research Centre for Modeling and Simulation, NUST
  • Military College of Engineers, NUST
  • National Transport Research Centre, NHA Islamabad
  • IGIST University, Korea has offered a seat for fully funded MS/PhD in the area of Image Processing
  • Achievements

  • 1st International Conference on Machine Vision in 2007 followed by another conducted in 2010.
  • High Publication rate.
  • A number of Completed projects at National.
  • Publications

    Refereed Conference

    Fuzzy-Based Segmentation for Variable Font-Sized Text Extraction from Images/Videos Samabia Tehsin, Asif Masood, Sumaira Kausar, and Fahim Arif, 2014

    Geometrical Analysis based Text Localization Method Samabia Tehsin, Asif Masood, 2014
     
    Naqvi, S.A.Raza; Touqir, I.; Siddiqui, A., "Image and Video Compression Using Easy Path Wavelet Transform," Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2013), Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1,5, 27-30 Aug. 2013
    URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6629782&isnumber=6629683
    S.A. Raza Naqvi, I. Touqir, S.A. Raza ; Adaptive Geometric Wavelet Transform Based Two Dimensional Data Compression” 7TH IEEE GCC Conference, 2013
    Wajiha Habib, Adil Masood Siddiqui and Imran Touqir "Wavelet Based Despeckling Of  Multiframe Optical Coherence Tomography Data Using Similarity Measure and Anisotropic Diffusion Filtering" in proc of  IEEE BIBM 2013 Conference.
    Danish Ali Chaudhry, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “Contrast Enhancement of bad weather degraded images” , The 15th IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, July 17-19,2013, Banff, Canada.
    Imran Touqir and etl, “Optimal Wavelet Basis for Image Compression,” INCT 2012, pp. 91-94, ISBN: 978-605-86637-0-1,Istanbul, Turkey, 3-5 October, 2012.
    Imran Touqir,  Muhammad Saleem, and Adil Masood Siddiqui, “Novel Edge Detection,”  International Conference on Information Technology (ITNG‘07), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 175-180, Washington, DC, USA, April 2007.
    Imran Touqir and Mohammad Saleem, “Application of Wavelet Scale Correlation,” Second International Conference on Mathematics and its Applications in Information Technology, LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan, March 2008.
    Imran Touqir and Muhammad Saleem, A. M., “Hybrid Edge Detector,” International Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-4, Lahore, Pakistan, April 2007.
    Muhammad Saleem, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “Efficient Features Correspondence for Image Registration,” Proc. of 6th WSEAS International Conference on Signal, Speech and Image Processing (SSIP’06), Lisbon , Portugal, September 22-24, 2006.
    Imran Touqir, Muhammad Saleem and Adil Masood Siddiqui, “Edge Detection by Wavelet Scale Correlation,”  Proc. of the 6th WSEAS International Conference on Signal, Speech and Image Processing, Lisbon, Portugal Pages 54-57, 2006. ISBN ~ ISSN:5432-1234
    Muhammad Saleem, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “An Efficient Image Matching Algorithm?, Proc. of 10th world multiconference on Systemic, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, USA, vol-v, pp. 175-179.
    Anees, Amir; Siddiqui, Adil Masood, "A technique for digital watermarking in combined spatial and transform domains using chaotic maps," Information Assurance (NCIA), 2013 2nd National Conference on , vol., no., pp.119,124, 11-12 Dec. 2013 doi: 10.1109/NCIA.2013.6725335. (Best Paper)
    Wajeeha Habib, Adil Masood Siddiqui, “ Wavelet Denoising of multiframe optical Coherence tomography data using correlation analysis” , in Proc of SPIE8922ix international Conference on Medical information processing and analysis, 89220H  (November 19, 2013); doi:10.1117/12.2034302.
    S. A. Raza Naqvi , I. Touqir , A. Siddiqui, “Image and Video Compression Using Easy Path Wavelet Transform,”  Tenth International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems 2013 (ISWCS 2013), pp 1-5, August 27 – 30, 2013 – Ilmenau, Germany.
    Habib, Wajiha ; Siddiqui, Adil Masood ; Touqir, Imran "Wavelet Based Despeckling Of  Multiframe Optical Coherence Tomography Data Using Similarity Measure and Anisotropic Diffusion Filtering" Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, pages 330-333 2013 .
    Danish Ali Chaudhry, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “Contrast Enhancement of bad weather degraded images” , The 15th IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, July 17-19,2013, Banff, Canada.
    Iqbal, M.Z.; Ghafoor, A.; Siddiqui, A.M., "Wavelet transform and Non Local Means based super resolution," Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2012 IEEE Symposium on , vol., no.,pp.000119,000124,1-4July2012. doi: 10.1109/ISCC.2012.6249278
    M R Khokher, A Ghafoor, A M Siddiqui, "Image Segmentation using Fuzzy Rule Based    System and Graph Cuts", ICARCV 12, page no. 1148-1153, Dec. 2012.
    Khokher, M.R.; Ghafoor, A.; Siddiqui, A.M., "Multilevel Graph Cuts Based Image Segmentation," Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA), 2012 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1,8, 3-5 Dec. 2012 doi: 10.1109/DICTA.2012.6411726.
    Bin Tufail, A.; Abidi, A.; Siddiqui, A.M.; Younis, M.S., "Multiclass classification of initial stages of Alzheimer's disease using structural MRI phase images," Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE), 2012 IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.317,321, 23-25 Nov. 2012 Penang, Malaysia. doi: 10.1109/ICCSCE.2012.6487163
    Ahsan Tufail, Adil Masood Siddiqui and Muhammad Shahzad Younis, “Auto classification of initial categories of Alzheimer’s disease from structural MRI phase images: A comparison of PSVM, kNN & ANN methods”, Intl Conf on Comm & Sig Processing Methods (ICCSP 2012) 6-7 Dec, Perth, Australia.
    Imran Touqir, Adil Masood Siddiqui, “Optimal Wavelet Basis for Image Compression” , Intl Conf on innovations on comm theory INCT 2012, 3-5 Oct 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
    Khan, M.F.; Saqib, M.; Siddiqui, A.M.; Iqbal, N., "Removal of blobs from retinal videos using intra-video registration," Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI), 2011 4th International Conference on , vol.1, no., pp.462,466, 15-17 Oct. 2011 doi: 10.1109/BMEI.2011.6098261
    Adil Masood Siddiqui and Muhammad Saleem, (2008), Registration of Local Deformations’ in Images, , in Proc. of Second International Conference on Electrical Engineering(ICEE ’08),25-26 March 2008, pp 346-351, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2293-7.
    Siddiqui.A.M. Saleem.M, Masud.A, (2007), A Local Transformation Function for Images, in Proc. International Conference on Electrical Engineering(ICEE ’07),11-12 April 2007, pp 1-5, ISBN: 1-4244-0893-8.
    Muhammad Saleem, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “Efficient Features Correspondence for Image Registration”, Proc. of 6th WSEAS International Conference on Signal, Speech and Image Processing (SSIP’06), Lisbon , Portugal, September 22-24, 2006.
    Muhammad Saleem, Imran Touqir and Adil Masood Siddiqui, “Novel Edge Detection”, International Conference on Information Technology (ITNG’07), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 175-180, Washington, DC, USA, April 2007.
    Muhammad Saleem, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “An Efficient Image Matching Algorithm”, Proc. of 10th world multiconference on Systemic, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, USA, vol-v, pp. 175-179.
    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.
    M. Imran, A. Ghafoor, S. Akram and V. Sreeram, “Limited Frequency Interval Gramian based Model Reduction for Nonsingular Generalized Systems", IEEE Australian Control Conference, Perth, Western Australia, November 4-5, pp. 441-444, 2013.
    X. Du, A. Jazlan, V. Sreeram, R. Togneri, A. Ghafoor and S. Sahlan, “A Frequency Limited Model Reduction Technique for Linear Discrete Systems ", IEEE Australian Control Conference, Perth, Western Australia, November 4-5, pp. 421-426, 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.
    S. Tabassum, S. Hussain and A. Ghafoor, "A Novel Adaptive Mode PAPR Reduction Scheme for NC-OFDM based Cognitive Radios", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) – Spring, June 2-5, Dresden, Germany 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.
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and U. Zia, “A recommendation exchange protocol between smart devices in pervasive computing environment”, 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, March 25-28, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1050-1055, 2013.
    S. Z. Farooq and A. Ghafoor, "Analysis of Multiband Sensing-Time Joint Detection Cognitive Radios Framework for Real Gaussian Channels", 10th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology (IBCAST), January 15-19, Islamabad, Pakistan, pp406-411, 2013.
    M. S. Iqbal, A. Ghafoor, M. Sajjad and R. Ghaffar, “Channel State Dependent Adaptive Spatial Spectrum Sensing Algorithm for Cognitive Radios", The 10th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, January 11-14, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States,pp 613-616, 2013.
    N. Iltaf and A. Ghafoor, “A fuzzy based credibility evaluation of recommended trust in pervasive computing environment", The 10th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, January 11-14, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, pp 669-672,2013.
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and M. Hussain, “An Attack Resistant Method for Detecting Dishonest Recommendations in Pervasive Computing Environment”, 18th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON), December 12-14, Singapore,pp 173-178, 2012.
    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. Dual-tree complex wavelet transform and SVD based medical image resolution enhancement Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Ghafoor, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Muhammad Mohsin Riaz, Umar Khalid, 2014
    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. Iqbal and A. Ghafoor, "Convexity Analysis of Multiband Joint Detection Framework for Waveform-based Sensing in Cognitive Radios", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) – Fall, September 6-9, Quebec City, Canada 2012. DOI:10.1109/VTCFall.2012.6399372
    S. Z. Farooq and A. Ghafoor, "Analysis of Multiband Sensing-Time Joint Detection Framework for Cognitive Radio Systems", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) –Fall, September 6-9, Quebec City, Canada 2012.DOI: 10.1109/VTCFall.2012.6399359
    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.
    S. Tariq and A. Ghafoor, "Convexity analysis for cyclostationary detection in cognitive radios", IEEE International Symposium on Computer and Communication, July 1-4, Cappadocia, Turkey, pp. 795-799, 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.
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and M. Hussain, “An Adaptive Framework for Trust based Security in Pervasive Computing Environment”, The 9th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, January 17-19, Las Vagas, USA, 2012.
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and M. Hussain, “On Trust Management for Multimedia P2P Applications in Autonomic Networking”, The 2011 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference, December 12-15, Jeju , Korea, pp. 24 – 28, 2011.
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and M. Hussain, “STEP-a: An Algorithmic Approach towards Trust based security in Pervasive Computing Environment”, The 2011 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference, December 12-15,Jeju , Korea, pp. 330 – 336, 2011
    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
    S. Z. Farooq and A. Ghafoor, “Multiband Joint Detection Framework for Complex Gaussian Signals in Cognitive Radios”, 22nd IEEE Personal Indoor Mobile Radio Communications, September 11-14, Toronto, Canada, pp. 493 – 497, 2011
    R. Akhtar, A. Rashdi and A. Ghafoor, “Grouping Technique for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radios” IEEE International Conference on Wireless VITAE, May 18-20, Aalborg, Denmark, pp. 80 – 85, 2009.
    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.
    S. Sahlan, A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Properties of Frequency Weighted Balanced Truncation Techniques”, IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, September 22-25, Scottsdale, USA, pp. 765-770, 2007.
    A. Ghafoor, S. Sahlan, and V. Sreeram, “A new Frequency Weighted Model Reduction Technique with Error Bounds”, IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, August 5-8, Harbin, China, pp. 1962-1967, 2007.
    A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Frequency Interval Gramians based Model Reduction”, IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems, December 4-7, Singapore, pp. 2002-2006, 2006.
    A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Frequency Weighted Model Reduction: A Survey”, IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, December 5-8, Singapore, pp. 1543-1548, 2006.
    A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Generalized Frequency-Weighted Balanced Related Reduction Techniques and Error Bounds”, Asian Control Conference, July 18-21, Bali, Indonesia, pp. 564-570, 2006.
    A. Ghafoor, J. Wang and V. Sreeram, “Frequency Weighted Model Reduction Technique with Error Bounds for 2-D Separable Denominator Discrete Systems”, IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control and Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, June 27-29, Cyprus, pp. 525-530, 2005.
    V. Sreeram and A. Ghafoor, “Frequency Weighted Model Reduction Technique with Error Bounds”, IEEE American Control Conference, June 8-10, Portland, OR, USA, pp. 2584-2589, 2005.
    A. Ghafoor, V. Sreeram and R. Treasure, “On Frequency Weighted Balanced Truncation Technique retaining Hankel Singular Values” Proceedings of  the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Taipei, Taiwan, September 2-4,  pp. 638-642,  2004.
    R. Treasure, A. Ghafoor, V. Sreeram, and K. Ngan, "Frequency Weighted Identification and Model Reduction of 2-D Separable Denominator Systems", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Optimization: Techniques and Applications, Ballarat, Australia, December 9-11, 2004.
    A. Ghafoor, R. N. Iqbal and S. Khan, “Robust Image Matching Algorithm”, EURASIP Video/Image Processing and Multimedia Communication Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, July 2-5,pp. 155-160, 2003.
    A. Ghafoor, R. N. Iqbal and S. Khan, “Modified Chamfer Matching Algorithm”, Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning,  Hong Kong, March 21-23, pp. 1102-1106, 2003.
    A. Ghafoor, R. N. Iqbal and S. Khan, “Image Matching Using Distance Transform”, 13th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, Halmstad, Sweden, June 29 - July 2, pp. 654-660, 2003. Refereed Journal/ Book Chapters1. Naqvi, S.A.Raza; Touqir, I.; Siddiqui, A., Sparse Representation of Image and Video Using   Easy Path Wavelet Transform, Journal of Signal Processing, Feb 2014.
    Nisar Ahmed, Yasir Saleem, Imran Touqir “A Study of Insulin Delivery Systems” RIAI -  Revista Iberoamericana de Automatica e Informatica Industrial 03/2013; 23(1):37-48(ELSEVIER).
    Contrast Enhancement in Poor visibility conditions, Journal of Radio Engineering, June 2013,  ISSN 1210-2512.
    Imran Touqir and etl, “Improving the Quality of service of Global Roaming in Mobile Network Using 4G: An Overview,” Archives Des Sciences, August 2012, ISSN 1661-464X.
    Imran Touqir and Muhammad Saleem , “Novel Edge Detector,” (12th International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, NY, USA) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4958, pages 432-443, Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg, April 2008.
    Imran Touqir and Muhammad Saleem, “Novel Wavelet Synthesis for Edge Detection,” Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2008.
    Imran Touqir, Muhammad Saleem and Adil Masood Siddiqui, “Novel Wavelet Based Edge Detection,” WSEAS Transaction on Signal Processing, Issue 9, vol 2, pp. 1306-1313, ISSN 1790-5022, 2006.
    Muhammad Saleem, Adil Masood Siddiqui and Imran Touqir, “Image Registration Using Improved Feature Correspondence”, WSEAS Transaction on Signal Processing, Issue 9, vol 2, pp. 1306-1313, ISSN 1790-5022, 2006.
    Amir Anees,  Adil Masood Siddiqui and Fawad Ahmed, “ Chaotic Substitution for Highly Autocorrelated Data in Encryption Algorithm” , in Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, (Available online 14 February 2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2014.02.011 (Impact Factor 2.773)
    Syed Akbar Raza Naqvi, Imran Touqir  and Adil Masood Siddiqui , “Sparse representation of image and video using easy path wavelet transform” ,  Signal Processing Journal, (Available online 4 February 2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2014.01.024. (Impact Factor 1.851)
    Amir Anis, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Jameel Ahmed and Iqtadar Hussain, “A Technique for Digital Steganography using Chaotic Maps” , Nonlinear Dyn  March 2014, Volume 75 Issue 4 pp:807–816. DOI 10.1007/s11071-013-1105-3. (Impact Factor 3.0009).
    Iqbal, M.Z.; Ghafoor, A.; Siddiqui, A.M., "Satellite Image Resolution Enhancement Using Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform and Nonlocal Means," Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE , vol.10, no.3, pp.451,455, May 2013. (Impact Factor 1.56) doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2012.2208616.
    M. R. Khokher, A. Ghafoor and A. M. Siddiqui, “Image Segmentation based on Fuzzy Rule Based System and Multilevel Graph Cuts”, IET Image Processing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 201–211, 2013. (Impact Factor 0.639).
    M R Khokher, A Ghafoor, A M Siddiqui, "Graph Cuts based Image Segmentation using Fuzzy Rule Based System", RadioEngineering, vol. 21, no. 4, pages 1236-1245 Dec. 2012. Czech Republic (Impact Factor 0.739)
    Danish Ali Chaudhry, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Imran Touqir, “Contrast Enhancement in poor visibility conditions”, RadioEngineering vol. 22, no.2 pages 650-656 June 2013. (Impact Factor 0.739)
    Siddiqui, A.M. et al., “A locally constrained radial basis function for registration and warping of images”, Pattern Recognition Lett., Volume 30, Issue 4 (March 2009) Pages: 377-390 ISSN: 0167-8655.(Impact Factor 1.724) URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2008.11.004
    Muhammad Saleem "Automatic Registration of Geometric Distortions in Satellite Images Based on Control Points" (2009) Mehran University Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol:28(2) pp:129-146.
    Asif Masood, Adil Masood and Muhammad Saleem (2007), A Radial Basis Function for Registration of Local Features in Images, Lecture notes in Computer Science, vol 4826, pp. 651-663, Springer( Berlin / Heidelberg) ISBN: 978-3-540-77128-9. URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/v32025g772152115/
    Muhammad Saleem, Adil Masood Siddiqui and Imran Touqir, “Image Registration Using Improved Feature Correspondence”, WSEAS Transaction on Signal Processing, Issue 9, vol 2, pp. 1306-1313, ISSN 1790-5022, 2006.
    Imran Touqir, Muhammad Saleem and Adil Masood Siddiqui, “Novel Wavelet Based Edge Detection”, WSEAS Transaction on Signal Processing, Issue 9, vol 2, pp. 1306-1313, ISSN 1790-5022, 2006.
    Journal papers
    S. Khalid, A. Masood, F. B. Hussain, H. Abbas and A. Ghafoor,, “Load Balanced Routing for Lifetime Maximization in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2014.  ISSN:1550-1329, IF: 0.727 (JCR 2013)
    F. Nazir, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and F. Arif, “Contrast Stretching and Histogram Smoothness based Flood Detection,” Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 2014. (discussion paper).ISSN:1561-8633, IF: 1.751 (JCR 2013)
    M. Imran, A. Ghafoor,  and V. Sreeram, “Frequency Weighted Model Order Reduction Technique and Error Bounds for Discrete Time Systems,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2014.ISSN: 1563-5147, IF: 1.383 (JCR 2013)
    M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, “Through Wall Image Enhancement using Fuzzy and QR Decomposition”, The Scientific World Journal, 2014.ISSN:1537-744X, IF: 1.73 (JCR 2013)
    A. Jameel, A. Ghafoor and M. M. Riaz, “Improved Guided Image Fusion for Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Imaging”, The Scientific World Journal, 2014.ISSN:1537-744X, IF: 1.73 (JCR 2013)
    U. Javed, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and T. A. Cheema, “MRI and PET Image Fusion using Fuzzy Logic and Image Local Features”, The Scientific World Journal, 2014.ISSN:1537-744X, IF: 1.73 (JCR 2013)
    F. Nazir, M. M. Riaz, A. Ghafoor and F. Arif, “Flood Detection/Monitoring using Adjustable Histogram Equalization Technique”, The Scientific World Journal, 2014. ISSN:1537-744X, IF: 1.73 (JCR 2013)
    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, IF: 1.823(JCR 2013)
    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, 2013. ISSN: 1210-2512, IF: 0.687 (JCR 2013)
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and U. Zia, “A Mechanism for Detecting Dishonest Recommendation in Indirect Trust Computation”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, DOI:10.1186/1687-1499-2013-189, 2013. ISSN: 1687-1499, IF: 0.54 (JCR 2013)
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor, U. Zia and M. Hussain, “An Effective Model for Indirect Trust Computation in Pervasive Computing Environment”, Springer, Wireless Personal Communications, DOI 10.1007/s11277-013-1299-1, 2013. ISSN:0929-6212, IF: 0.428 (JCR 2013)
    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 ProcessingVol 7(3), pp 201-211, 2013. ISSN:1751-9659, IF: 0.895 (JCR 2013)
    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, IF: 1.823(JCR 2013)
    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, IF: 0.811 (JCR 2013)
    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, IF: 0.687 (JCR 2013)
    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, IF: 0.687 (JCR 2013)
    S. Tariq, A. Ghafoor and S. Z. Farooq, “Analysis for Joint Multiband Sensing-Time Adaptive M-QAM Signal Detection in Cognitive Radios”, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute Journal, Special issue: Wired and Wireless Telecommunication Technologies, Vol 34(6), pp. 892-899, 2012. ISSN:1225-6463, IF: 0.742 (JCR 2013)
    S. Akram, S. Nadeem, A. Ghafoor, and C. Lee, “Consequences of nanofluid on Peristaltic flow in an asymmetric channel” International journal of Basic & Computer Sciences IJBAS/IJENS, Vol 12(5), pp. 75-91, 2012
    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.
    S. Akram, A. Ghafoor, and S. Nadeem, “Mixed convective heat and Mass transfer on a peristaltic flow of a non-Newtonian fluid in a vertical asymmetric channel”, Heat Transfer - Asian Research, Vol 41(7), pp. 613-633, 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.
    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, IF: 0.683 (JCR 2013)
    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, IF: 0.687 (JCR 2013)
    N. Iltaf, A. Ghafoor and M. Hussain, “Modeling interaction using trust and recommendation in ubiquitous computing environment”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2012 doi: 10.1186/1687-1499-2012-119.ISSN: 1687-1499, IF: 0.54 (JCR 2013)
    S. Sahlan, A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “A new method for the model reduction technique via a limited frequency interval impulse response Gramians”, Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Vol 55, Issue 3-4, pp. 1034-1040, 2012.ISSN:0895-7177, IF: 1.42 (JCR 2013)
    A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Model Reduction via Limited Frequency Interval Gramians”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, Vol 55, 2008.ISSN:1549-8328, IF: 2.24 (JCR 2013)
    A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “A Survey/Review of Frequency Weighted Balanced Model Reduction Techniques”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control,Vol 130, 2008.ISSN:0022-0434, IF: 0.758 (JCR 2013)
    R. Treasure, A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Frequency Weighted Identification and Model Reduction of 2-D Separable Denominator Systems”, International Journal of Modeling and Simulations Vol 28, No 4, 2008.ISSN:1726-4529, IF: 1.656 (JCR 2013)
    A. Ghafoor and V. Sreeram, “Partial-Fraction Expansion based Frequency Weighted Model Reduction Technique with Error Bounds”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, pp. 1942-1948, 2007.ISSN:0018-9286, IF: 2.718 (JCR 2013)
    A. Ghafoor, V. Sreeram and R. Treasure, “Frequency Weighted Balanced Model Reduction Technique retaining Hankel Singular Values”, Asian Journal of Control, Vol 9, No. 1, pp. 50-56, 2007.).ISSN:1561-8625, IF: 1.411 (JCR 2013)
    O. Kaneko, K.M. Grigoriadis, A. Ghafoor, V. Sreeram, Q. Wang, J. Lam, H. Gao and Q. Wang, “Discussion on: Energy-to-Peak Model Reduction in 2-D Discrete Systems in Fornasini-Marchesini Form”, European Journal of Control, Vol 12, pp. 431-436, 2006.ISSN:0947-3580, IF: 1.25 (JCR 2013)
    A. Ghafoor, J. Wang and V. Sreeram, “Frequency Weighted Model Reduction Technique with Error Bounds for 2-D Separable Denominator Discrete Systems”, International Journal of Information and System Sciences, Vol 1, No 2, pp 105-119, 2005.                        

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