TUKL-NUST Research & Development Center


Publications

  1. Andrew J. O. Whitehouse, Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Diana Weiting Tan, Murray T. Maybery, Jeffrey A. Keelan, Roger Hart, David J. Handelsman, Mithran Goonawardene, Peter Eastwood. “Prenatal testosterone exposure is related to sexually dimorphic facial morphology in adulthood”, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, Volume 282, Number 1816, Oct 2015 [2014 IF = 5.051 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  2. Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian. “Joint Group Sparse PCA for Compressed Hyperspectral Imaging”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 24, Number 12, Dec 2015. [2014 IF = 3.625 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  3. Muhammad Uzair, Arif Mahmood, Faisal Shafait, Christian Nansen, Ajmal Mian. “Is Spectral Reflectance of the Face a Reliable Biometric?”, Optics Express, Volume 23, Number 12, June 2015. [2014 IF = 3.488 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  4. Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian. “Automatic Ink Mismatch Detection for Forensic Document Analysis”, Pattern Recognition, Volume 48, Number 11, Nov 2015. pp 3615–3626 [2013 IF = 2.584 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  5. Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Diana Tan, Suzanna N Russell-Smith, Murray T Maybery, Ajmal Mian, Peter R Eastwood, Faisal Shafait, Mithran Goonewardene, Andrew Whitehouse. “Sexually Dimorphic Facial Features vary according to level of Autistic-like Traits in the General Population”, Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Volume 7, April 2015 [2013 IF = 3.705]

  6. Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “Futuristic Greedy Approach to Sparse Unmixing of Hyperspectral Data”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Volume 53, Number 4, April 2015. pp 2157-2174 [2013 IF = 2.933 ; ERA Rank = A]

  7. Mehdi Ravanbakhsh, Mark R. Shortis, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Euan S. Harvey, James W. Seager. “Automated Fish Detection in Underwater Images Using Shape-Based Level Sets”, The Photogrammetric Record, Volume 30, Number 149, Mar 2015. pp 46-62 [2013 IF = 1.377 ; ERA Rank = A]

  8. Renwu Gao, Seiichi Uchida, Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Volkmar Frinken. “Visual Saliency Models for Text Detection in Real World”, PLOS ONE, Volume 9, Number 12, Dec 2014. pp e114539 [2013 IF = 3.534 ; ERA Rank = A]

  9. Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Kathleen Rooney, Faisal Shafait, Mark Walters, Ajmal Mian. “Geometric Facial Gender Scoring: Objectivity of Perception”, PLOS ONE, Volume 9, Number 6, June 2014. pp e99483 [2013 IF = 3.534 ; ERA Rank = A]

  10. Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait. “Efficient Feature Size Reduction via Predictive Forward Selection”, Pattern Recognition, Volume 47, Number 4, Apr 2014. pp 1664-1673 [2013 IF = 2.584 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  11. Haider Ali, Faisal Shafait, Eirini Giannakidou, Athena Vakali, Nadia Figueroa, Theodoros Varvadoukas, Nikolaos Mavridis. “Contextual Object Category Recognition for RGB-D Scene Labeling”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 62, Number 2, Feb 2014. pp 241-256 [2013 IF = 1.105 ; ERA Rank = A]

  12. Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, Markus Goldstein, Thomas M. Breuel, Andreas Dengel. “Automatic Classifier Selection for Non-Experts”, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Volume 17, Number 1, Feb 2014. pp 83-96

  13. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Automatic Authentication of Color Laser Print-Outs Using Machine Identification Codes”, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Volume 16, Number 4, Nov 2013. pp 663-678

  14. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Text-Line Examination for Document Forgery Detection”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Volume 16, Number 2, June 2013, pp 189-207

  15. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Coupled Snakelets for Curled Text-Line Segmentation from Warped Document Images”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Volume 16, Number 1, Mar 2013, pp 33-53

  16. Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel. “Meta-Learning for Evolutionary Parameter Optimization of Classifiers”, Machine Learning, Volume 87, Number 3, Mar. 2012. pp 357-380 [2012 IF = 1.454 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  17. Janick V. Frasch, Aleksander Lodwich, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “A Bayes-True Data Generator for Evaluation of Supervised and Unsupervised Learning Methods”, Pattern Recognition Letters. Volume 32, Number 11, Aug. 2011. pp 1523-1531

  18. Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “The Effect of Border Noise on the Performance of Projection Based Page Segmentation Methods”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. Volume 33, Number 4, Apr. 2011. pp 846-851 [2011 IF = 4.908 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  19. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Combined Orientation and Skew Detection Using Geometric Text-Line Modeling”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition. Volume 13, Number 2, 2010. pp 79-92

  20. Joost van Beusekom, Marco Schreyer, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, “Dokumentsicherheit in Digitalisierungssystemen”, Mannheimer Hefte für Schriftvergleichung. Volume 34, Number 3+4, 2010. pp 104-138 (in German)

  21. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Adaptive Binarization of Unconstrained Hand-Held Camera-Captured Document Images”, Journal of Universal Computer Science. Volume 15, Number 18, Dec. 2009. pp 3343-3363

  22. Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Response to 'Projection Methods Require Black Border Removal'”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. Volume 31, Number 4, Apr. 2009. pp 763-764 [2009 IF = 4.378 ; ERA Rank = A*]

  23. Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Document Cleanup Using Page Frame Detection”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition. Volume 11, Number 2, Nov. 2008. pp 81-96

  24. Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Six Page Segmentation Algorithms”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. Volume 30, Number 6, June 2008. pp 941-954 [2008 IF = 5.960 ; ERA Rank = A*]

Conference Papers

  1. Hasan F. M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “Convolutional Hypercube Pyramid for Accurate RGB-D Object Category and Instance Recognition”, International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA’16, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016.

  2. Fallak Asad, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, “High Performance OCR for Camera-Captured Blurred Documents with LSTM Networks”, 12th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’16, Santorini, Greece, Apr 2016.

  3. Hasan F. M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “Localized Deep Extreme Learning Machines for Efficient RGB-D Object Recognition”, 17th Int. Conf. on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, DICTA’15, Adelaide, Australia, Nov 2015.

  4. Dimosthenis Karatzas, Lluis Gomez-Bigorda, Anguelos Nicolaou, Suman Ghoshl, Andrew Bagdanov, Masakazu Iwamura, Jiri Matas, Lukas Neumann, Vijay Ramaseshan Chandrasekhar, Shijian Lu, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, Ernest Valvenyl, “ICDAR 2015 Competition on Robust Reading”, 13th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’15. Nancy, France, Aug 2015.

  5. Zhipei Luo, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian. “Localized Forgery Detection in Hyperspectral Document Images”, 13th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’15. Nancy, France, Aug 2015.

  6. Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait, Marcus Liwicki. “Curriculum Learning for Printed Text Line Recognition of Ligature-based Scripts”, 13th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’15. Nancy, France, Aug 2015.

  7. Adnan Ul-Hasan, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Faisal Shafait, Marcus Liwicki and Thomas Breuel. “A Sequence Learning Approach for Multiple Scripts Identification”, 13th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’15. Nancy, France, Aug 2015.

  8. Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Joan Pastor-Pellicer, Faisal Shafait, Thomas Breuel, Andreas Dengel, Marcus Liwicki. “Document Image Binarization using LSTM: A Sequence Learning Approach”, 3rd Int Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing, HIP’15. Nancy, France, Aug 2015.

  9. Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “Sparse Bayesian Sparse Representation for Hyperspectral Image Super Resolution”, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR’15. Boston, Massachusetts, USA, June 2015.

  10. Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “Shape-based Automatic Detection of a Large Number of 3D Facial Landmarks”, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR’15. Boston, Massachusetts, USA, June 2015.

  11. Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “Sparse Spatio-Spectral Representation for Hyperspectral Image Super-Resolution”, 13th IEEE European Conf. on Computer Vision, ECCV’14. Zurich, Switzerland, Sep 2014.

  12. Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian. “Adaptive Spectral Reflectance Recovery using Spatio-Spectral Support from Hyperspectral Images”, 21st Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’13. Paris, France, Oct 2014.

  13. Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, “SUnGP: A greedy sparse approximation algorithm for hyperspectral unmixing”, 22nd Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’14. Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 2014.

  14. Amr Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, “Forgery Detection Based on Intrinsic Document Contents”, 11th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’14. Tours, France, Apr 2014

  15. Sara Elkasrawi, Faisal Shafait, “Printer Identification using Supervised Learning for Document Forgery Detection”, 11th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’14. Tours, France, Apr 2014

  16. Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, and Ajmal Mian, “Gradient based Efficient Feature Selection”, IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV’14. Steamboat Springs, CO, USA, Mar 2014

  17. Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, and Ajmal Mian, “Repeated Constrained Sparse Coding with Partial Dictionaries for Hyperspectral Unmixing”, IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV’14. Steamboat Springs, CO, USA, Mar 2014

  18. Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, and Ajmal Mian, “Biologically significant facial landmarks: How significant are they for gender classification?”, 15th Int. Conf. on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, DICTA'13, Hobart, Australia, Nov 2013

  19.  Christian Schulze, Robby Frister, Faisal Shafait. “Eye-tracker based part-image selection for Image Retrieval”, 20th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP'13, Melbourne, Australia, Sep 2013

  20. Johann Gebhardt, Markus Goldstein, Faisal Shafait, and Andreas Dengel. “Document Authentication Using Printing Technique Features and Unsupervised Anomaly Detection”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  21. Thomas M. Breuel, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Mayce Al Azawi, and Faisal Shafait. “High-Performance OCR for Printed English and Fraktur Using LSTM Networks”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  22. Sheraz Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, Marcus Liwicki, and Andreas Dengel. “A Generic Method for Stamp Segmentation Using Part-Based Features”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  23. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Towards Generic Text-Line Extraction”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  24. Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian. “Hyperspectral Imaging for Ink Mismatch Detection”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  25. Salman H. Khan, Zeashan Khan, Faisal Shafait. “Can Signature Biometrics Address Both Identification and Verification Problems?”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  26. Adnan Ul Hasan, Saad Bin Ahmed, Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Offline Printed Urdu Nastaleeq Script Recognition with Bidirectional LSTM Networks”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  27. Dimosthenis Karatzas, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, Masakazu Iwamura, Lluis Gomez i Bigorda, Sergi Robles Mestre, Joan Mas, David Fernandez Mota, Jon Almaz n Almaz, and Lluis Pere de las Heras. “ICDAR 2013 Robust Reading Competition ”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  28. Akram El-Korashy, Faisal Shafait. “Search Space Reduction for Holistic Ligature Recognition in Urdu Nastalique Script”, 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  29. Renwu Gao, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, and Yaokai Feng, “A Hierarchical Visual Saliency Model for Character Detection in Natural Scenes”, 5th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  30. Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Martin Krämer, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Mohammad Reza Yousefi, Faisal Shafait, and Thomas M. Breuel, “Robust Binarization of Stereo and Monocular Document Images Using Percentile Filter”, 5th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’13. Washington DC, USA, Aug 2013.

  31. Mark R. Shortis, Mehdi Ravanbakskh, Faisal Shafait, Euan S. Harvey, Ajmal Mian, James W. Seager, Philip Culverhouse, Danelle Cline, and Duane Edgington, “A review of techniques for the identification and measurement of fish in underwater stereo-video image sequences", SPIE Videometrics, Range Imaging, and Applications XII, Munich, Germany, May 2013.

  32. Nazly Sabbour, Faisal Shafait.“A segmentation-free approach to Arabic and Urdu OCR", SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XX, DRR’13, San Francisco, CA, USA, Feb 2013.

  33. Adnan Ul-Hasan, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Semi-Automated OCR Database Generation for Nabataean Scripts”, 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’12. Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2012.

  34. Hasan S. M. Al-Khaffaf, Faisal Shafait, Michael Cutter, Thomas M. Breuel. “On the Performance of Decapod's Digital Font Reconstruction”, 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’12. Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2012.

  35. Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Martin Krämer, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Robust Stereo Matching for Document Images Using Parameter Selection of Text-Line Extraction”, 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’12. Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2012.

  36. Martin Krämer, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Robust Stereo Correspondence for Documents by Matching Connected Components of Text-Lines with Dynamic Programming”, 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’12. Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2012.

  37. Joost Van Beusekom, Armin Stahl, Faisal Shafait. “Lessons Learned from Automatic Forgery Detection in over 100,000 Invoices”, 5th Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics, IWCF’12. Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2012.

  38. Barbora Micenkova, Joost Van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait. “Stamp Verification for Automated Document Authentication”, 5th Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics, IWCF’12. Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2012.

  39. Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, Seiichi Uchida. “How Salient is Scene Text?”, 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’12. Gold Coast, Australia, Mar. 2012.

  40. Takuya Kobayashi, Takumi Toyama, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, Masakazu Iwamura, Koichi Kise. “Recognizing Words in Scenes with a Head-Mounted Eye-Tracker”, 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’12. Gold Coast, Australia, Mar. 2012.

  41. Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Scanning Neural Network for Text Line Recognition”, 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’12. Gold Coast, Australia, Mar. 2012.

  42. Adnan Ul Hasan, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “OCR-Free Table of Contents Detection in Urdu Books”, 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’12. Gold Coast, Australia, Mar. 2012.

  43. Muhammed Zeeshan Afzal, Martin Krämer, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Improvements to Uncalibrated Feature-based Stereo Matching for Document Images by using Text-Line Segmentation”, 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’12. Gold Coast, Australia, Mar. 2012.

  44. Takumi Toyama, Thomas Kieninger, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel. “Gaze Guided Object Recognition Using a Head-Mounted Eye Tracker”, 7th Int. Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA’12. Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Mar. 2012.

  45. Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel. “Prediction of Classifier Training Time including Parameter Optimization”, 34th Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence KI’11. Berlin, Germany, Oct. 2011.

  46. Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel. “ICDAR 2011 Robust Reading Competition Challenge 2: Reading Text in Scene Images”, 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  47. Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel. “Bayesian Approach to Photo Time-Stamp Recognition”, 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  48. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Text-Line Extraction using a Convolution of Isotropic Gaussian Filter with a Set of Line Filters”, 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  49. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “High Performance Layout Analysis of Arabic and Urdu Document Images”, 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  50. Joost Van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait. “Distortion Measurement for Automatic Document Verification”, 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  51. Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “An evaluation of HMM-based Techniques for the Recognition of Screen Rendered Text”, 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  52. Faisal Shafait, Michael P. Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Thomas M. Breuel. “Decapod: A flexible, low cost digitization solution for small and medium archives”, 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  53. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Border Noise Removal of Camera-Captured Document Images using Page-Frame Detection”, 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  54. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “An Image Based Performance Evaluation Method for Page Dewarping Algorithms using SIFT Features”, 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  55. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “The IUPR Dataset of Camera-Captured Document Images”, 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’11. Beijing, China, Sep. 2011.

  56. Takumi Toyama, Thomas Kieninger, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel. “Museum Guide 2.0 - An Eye-Tracking based Personal Assistant for Museums and Exhibits”, Int. Conf. on Re-Thinking Technology in Museums, Limerick, Ireland, May 2011. pp 103-110

  57. Michael P. Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Font group identification using reconstructed fonts”, SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII, DRR’11, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan. 2011.

  58. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Improved document image segmentation algorithm using multiresolution morphology”, SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII, DRR’11, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan. 2011.

  59. Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Discriminative Learning for Script Recognition”, 17th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’10. Hong Kong, China, Sep. 2010.

  60. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Performance Evaluation of Curled Textlines Segmentation Algorithms on CBDAR 2007 Dewarping Contest Dataset”, 17th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’10. Hong Kong, China, Sep. 2010.

  61. Michael P. Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Unsupervised Font Reconstruction Based on Token Co-occurrence”, 10th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering, DocEng’10. Manchester, UK, Sep. 2010.

  62. Faisal Shafait, Matthias Reif, Christian Kofler, Thomas M. Breuel. “Pattern Recognition Engineering”, RapidMiner Community Meeting and Conference, RCOMM’10. Dortmund, Germany, Sep. 2010.

  63. Sarah Daniel Abdelmessih, Faisal Shafait, Matthias Reif, Markus Goldstein. “Landmarking for Meta-Learning using RapidMiner”, RapidMiner Community Meeting and Conference, RCOMM’10. Dortmund, Germany, Sep. 2010.

  64. Alexander Arimond, Christian Kofler, Faisal Shafait “Distributed Pattern Recognition in RapidMiner”, RapidMiner Community Meeting and Conference, RCOMM’10. Dortmund, Germany, Sep. 2010.

  65. Thomas M. Breuel, Faisal Shafait. “ AutoMLP: Simple, Effective, Fully Automated Learning Rate and Size Adjustment”, The Learning Workshop, Snowbird, Utah, USA, Apr. 2010. (Abstract)

  66. Faisal Shafait, Ray Smith. “Table Detection in Heterogeneous Documents”, 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10. Boston, MA, USA, June 2010.

  67. Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Thomas Kieninger, Andreas Dengel. “An Open Approach towards the Benchmarking of Table Structure Recognition Systems”, 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10. Boston, MA, USA, June 2010.

  68. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Mayce Ibrahim Ali Al-Azawi, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Document Image Segmentation using Discriminative Learning over Connected Components”, 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10. Boston, MA, USA, June 2010.

  69. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Document Inspection Using Text-Line Alignment”, 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10. Boston, MA, USA, June 2010.

  70. Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Connected Component level Multiscript Identification from Ancient Document Images”, (Short Paper) 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10. Boston, MA, USA, June 2010.

  71. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Performance Evaluation of Curled Textlines Segmentation Algorithms”, (Short Paper) 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10. Boston, MA, USA, June 2010.

  72. Emanuel Indermühle, Horst Bunke, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Text versus non-Text Distinction in Online Handwritten Documents”, 25th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, Document Engineering Track, SAC’10. Sierre, Switzerland, Mar. 2010.

  73. Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Visual Recognition of Permuted Words”, SPIE Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XV, HVEI’10. San Jose, CA, USA, Jan. 2010.

  74. Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “A Simple and Effective Approach for Border Noise Removal from Document Images”, 13th IEEE Int. Multi-topic Conference, INMIC’09, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dec. 2009.

  75. Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “A Discriminative Learning Approach for Orientation Detection of Urdu Document Images”, 13th IEEE Int. Multi-topic Conference, INMIC’09, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dec. 2009.

  76. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Curled Textline Information Extraction from Grayscale Camera-Captured Document Images”, 16th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’09. Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 2009.

  77. Yves Rangoni, Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Thomas M. Breuel. “Recognition Driven Page Orientation Detection”, 16th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’09. Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 2009.

  78. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Ridges Based Curled Textline Region Detection from Grayscale Camera-Captured Document Images”, 13th Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, CAIP’09. Münster, Germany, Sep. 2009.

  79. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Automatic Line Orientation Measurement for Questioned Document Examination”, 3rd Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics, IWCF’09. Hague, Netherlands, August 2009.

  80. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Dewarping of Document Images using Coupled-Snakes”, 3rd Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’09. Barcelona, Spain, July 2009.

  81. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Foreground-Background Regions Guided Binarization of Camera-Captured Document Images”, 3rd Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’09. Barcelona, Spain, July 2009.

  82. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Script-Independent Handwritten Textlines Segmentation using Active Contours”, 10th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’09. Barcelona, Spain, July 2009.

  83. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Coupled Snakelet Model for Curled Textline Segmentation of Camera-Captured Document Images”, 10th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’09. Barcelona, Spain, July 2009.

  84. Yves Rangoni, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “OCR Based Thresholding”, 11th IAPR Conf. on Machine Vision Applications, MVA’09, Yokohama, Japan. May 2009.

  85. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Resolution Independent Skew and Orientation Detection for Document Images”, SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XVI, DRR’09, San Jose, CA, USA. Jan. 2009.

  86. Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Background Variability Modeling for Statistical Layout Analysis”, 19th Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’08. Tampa, Florida, USA, Dec. 2008.

  87. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Automated OCR Ground Truth Generation”, 8th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’08. Nara, Japan, Sep. 2008.

  88. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Segmentation of Curled Text Lines using Active Contours”, 8th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’08. Nara, Japan, Sep. 2008.

  89. Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Structural Mixtures for Statistical Layout Analysis”, 8th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’08. Nara, Japan, Sep. 2008.

  90. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Document Signatures Using Intrinsic Features for Counterfeit Detection”, 2nd Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics, IWCF’08. Washington DC, USA. Aug. 2008

  91. Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Efficient Implementation of Local Adaptive Thresholding Techniques Using Integral Images”, SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XV, DRR’08, San Jose, CA, USA. Jan. 2008

  92. Faisal Shafait and Thomas M. Breuel. “Document Image Dewarping Contest”, 2nd Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, CBDAR’07, Brazil. Sep. 2007

  93. Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Example-Based Logical Labeling of Document Title Page Images”, 9th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’07, Curitiba, Brazil. Sep. 2007

  94. Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “GREC 2007 Arc Segmentation Contest: Evaluation of Four Participating Algorithms”, In Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and New Opportunities (GREC'07 post-proceedings), Curitiba, Brazil. Sep. 2007.

  95. Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “ Image-Matching for Revision Detection in Printed Historical Documents”, 29th Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition, DAGM’07, Heidelberg, Germany. Sep. 2007

  96. Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Page Frame Detection for Marginal Noise Removal from Scanned Documents”, 15th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, SCIA’07, Aalborg, Denmark. June 2007

  97. Daniel Keysers, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “ Document Image Zone Classification - A Simple High-Performance Approach ”, 2nd Int. Conf. on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP’07, Barcelona, Spain. Mar. 2007

  98. Faisal Shafait, Adnan-ul-Hasan, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “Layout Analysis of Urdu Document Images”, 10th IEEE Int. Multi-topic Conference, INMIC’06, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dec. 2006.

  99. Faisal Shafait, Ralph Kricke, Islam Shdaifat, Rolf-Rainer Grigat. “Real Time Lip Motion Analysis for a Person Authentication System Using Near Infrared Illumination”, 13th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’06, Atlanta, GA, USA, Oct. 2006.

  100. Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “ Pixel-Accurate Representation and Evaluation of Page Segmentation in Document Images”, 18th Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’06. Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2006.

  101. Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Distance Measures for Layout-Based Document Image Retrieval”, 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Document Image Analysis for Libraries, DIAL’06. Lyon, France, April 2006.

  102. Waqar Zia and Faisal Shafait. “Reduced Complexity Techniques for Long-Term Memory Motion Compensated Prediction in Hybrid Video Coding”, 25th Picture Coding Symposium, PCS’06. Beijing, China, April 2006.

  103. Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel. “ Performance Comparison of Six Algorithms for Page Segmentation”, 7th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’06. Nelson, New Zealand, Feb. 2006.

  104. Faisal Shafait, Muhammad Usman, Adnan-ul-hasan, Habibullah Jamal, Shoab A. Khan. “An Architecture of 2-D IDCT for Real Time Decoding of MPEG/JPEG compliant bitstreams”, 17th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro-electronics, ICM’05. Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec. 2005.

  105. Faisal Shafait, Marco Grimm, and Rolf-Rainer Grigat. “ Low-Complexity Camera Ego-Motion Estimation Algorithm for Real Time Applications”, 8th IEEE Int. Multitopic Conference, INMIC’04. Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 2004.

  106. Faisal Shafait, Muhammad Saleem Pervez, Arish Asif Qazi, Jörg Wollnack, Thomas Trittin. “Real Time Two-Step Inspection System for Assembled Valve Keys in Automobile Cylinder Heads”, 3rd Int. Conf. on Image and Graphics, ICIG’04. Pages 520-523, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 2004.

  107. Habibullah Jamal and Faisal Shafait. “An Efficient Architecture for Displaying JPEG images in Cell Phones”, MMU Int. Symp. on Information and Communication Technologies, M2USIC’04. Putrajaya, Malaysia, Oct 2004.

  108. Faisal Shafait, Marco Grimm, and Rolf-Rainer Grigat. “Evaluation of a Vision-Based 2-Button Remote Control for Interactive Television”, Proc. 11th IEEE Int. Workshop on Signals, Systems, and Image Processing, IWSSIP’04. Pages 67-71, Poznan, Poland, Sep. 2004.

  109. Muhammad Saleem Pervez and Faisal Shafait. “Real Time Inspection of Assembled Valve Keys in Cylinder Heads using CCD Cameras”, IEEE E-Tech’04. Pages: 114-120, Karachi, Pakistan, July 2004.

  110. Faisal Shafait, Syed Muhammad Imran, and Sven Klette-Matzat. “Fault Detection and Localization in Empty Water Bottles through Machine Vision”, IEEE E-Tech’04. Pages: 30-34, Karachi, Pakistan, July 2004.

Book Chapters

  1. Andreas Dengel and Faisal Shafait. “Analysis of the Logical Layout of Documents”, (to appear in) D. Doermann and K. Tombre (Eds.), Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition, Springer-Verlag, 2014

  2. Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel. “Layout Analysis of Arabic Script Documents”, V. Märgner, H. El Abed (Eds.) Guide to OCR for Arabic Scripts, Springer-Verlag London, 2012.  pp 35-53

Theses / Technical Reports

  1. Aneeqa Ejaz, Bareera Dar, Maria Riaz, Muhammad Mohsin Ghaffar, Faisal Shafait, Shahzad Younis, “Dengue Detector: A Portable and Cost Effective Diagnostic Screening Device for Early Dengue Detection”, Masters Thesis, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

  2. Muhammad Umair Munir, Faisal Shafait “Forensic Document Examination using Hyper Spectral Imaging”, Masters Thesis, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

  3. Ahsan Jalal, Nimral Tariq, Ilsa Niazi, Isha Lodhi, Saba Tasleem, Faisal Shafait, “Fish Detection and Classification in unconstrained underwater environment using deep learning ”, Masters Thesis, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

  4. Muhammad Kamran, Faisal Shafait, “Document Understanding using Long Short Term Memory(LSTM) Neural Networks”, Masters Thesis, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

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