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Research Output 1900 2019

2019
Comparative Study
Machine Vision
Neural Networks
Vision System
Image Quality

Robust obstacle detection for advanced driver assistance systems using distortions of inverse perspective mapping of a monocular camera

Prakash, C. D., Akhbari, F. & Karam, L., Apr 1 2019, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 114, p. 172-186 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advanced driver assistance systems
Obstacle Detection
Driver Assistance
Camera
Cameras
2018

Augmented Sparse Representation Classifier for Blurred Face Recognition

Mounsef, J. & Karam, L., Aug 29 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2018 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 778-782 5 p. 8451381. (Proceedings - International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Face recognition
Classifiers
Image quality
Lighting
Degradation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can the early human visual system compete with deep neural networks?

Dodge, S. & Karam, L., Jan 19 2018, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops, ICCVW 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-January. p. 2798-2804 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Eye movements
Display devices
Deep neural networks
1 Citation (Scopus)

Full reference objective quality assessment for reconstructed background images

Shrotre, A. & Karam, L., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Imaging. 4, 6, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Image quality
Benchmarking
Color
Location based services
Imaging techniques
1 Citation (Scopus)

Generative Sensing: Transforming Unreliable Sensor Data for Reliable Recognition

Karam, L., Borkar, T., Cao, Y. & Chae, J., Jun 26 2018, Proceedings - IEEE 1st Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval, MIPR 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 100-105 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensors
Artificial intelligence
Deep neural networks
Deep learning

Quality Robust Mixtures of Deep Neural Networks

Dodge, S. F. & Karam, L., Nov 1 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 27, 11, p. 5553-5562 10 p., 8410945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Memory architecture
Network performance
Image quality
Deep neural networks
Computational complexity

Synthesized texture quality assessment via multi-scale spatial and statistical texture attributes of image and gradient magnitude coefficients

Golestaneh, S. A. & Karam, L., Dec 13 2018, Proceedings - 2018 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, CVPRW 2018. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-June. p. 851-857 7 p. 8575268

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Textures
4 Citations (Scopus)

Unconstrained ear recognition using deep neural networks

Dodge, S., Mounsef, J. & Karam, L., May 1 2018, In : IET Biometrics. 7, 3, p. 207-214 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feature extraction
Classifiers
Deep neural networks
Deep learning

Visual Saliency Prediction Using a Mixture of Deep Neural Networks

Dodge, S. & Karam, L., May 8 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
Deep neural networks
Neural networks
Deep learning
2017
20 Citations (Scopus)

A study and comparison of human and deep learning recognition performance under visual distortions

Dodge, S. & Karam, L., Sep 14 2017, 2017 26th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8038465

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural Networks
Human Performance
Image Quality
Image quality
Human Visual System

Computational visual attention models

Gide, M. S. & Karam, L., 2017, In : Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing. 10, 4, p. 347-427 81 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benchmarking
Computer vision
Robotics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Spatially-varying blur detection based on multiscale fused and sorted transform coefficients of gradient magnitudes

Alireza Golestaneh, S. & Karam, L., Nov 6 2017, Proceedings - 30th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-January. p. 596-605 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fusion reactions
Cameras
Mathematical transformations
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

3D blur discrimination

Subedar, M. M. & Karam, L., May 1 2016, In : ACM Transactions on Applied Perception. 13, 3, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discrimination
Display devices
Binoculars
Vision Disparity
Stereoscopic Display
4 Citations (Scopus)

A Locally Weighted Fixation Density-Based Metric for Assessing the Quality of Visual Saliency Predictions

Gide, M. S. & Karam, L., Aug 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 25, 8, p. 3852-3861 10 p., 7485871.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defects
Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient perceptual-based spatially varying out-of-focus blur detection

Zhu, T. & Karam, L., Aug 3 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-August. p. 2673-2677 5 p. 7532844

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

General chair's welcome

Karam, L., Aug 3 2016, In : Proceedings - International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP. 2016-August, p. xvii-xix 7532304.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Multi-feature sparse-based defect detection and classification in semiconductor units

Haddad, B., Karam, L., Ye, J., Patel, N. & Braun, M., Aug 3 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-August. p. 754-758 5 p. 7532458

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor materials
Defects
Gaging
Quality control
Inspection
19 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced-Reference Quality Assessment Based on the Entropy of DWT Coefficients of Locally Weighted Gradient Magnitudes

Golestaneh, S. & Karam, L., Nov 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 25, 11, p. 5293-5303 11 p., 7548344.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wavelet Analysis
Discrete wavelet transforms
Entropy
Image quality
Benchmarking
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced-reference synthesized-texture quality assessment based on multi-scale spatial and statistical texture attributes

Golestaneh, S. A. & Karam, L., Aug 3 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-August. p. 3783-3786 4 p. 7533067

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Textures
4 Citations (Scopus)

Robust radial distortion correction based on alternate optimization

Andrade, J. & Karam, L., Aug 3 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-August. p. 2956-2960 5 p. 7532901

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cost functions
Availability
69 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding how image quality affects deep neural networks

Dodge, S. & Karam, L., Jun 23 2016, 2016 8th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, QoMEX 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7498955

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

neural network
Image quality
Computer vision
Image classification
Deep neural networks
1 Citation (Scopus)

Visual attention quality database for benchmarking performance evaluation metrics

Gide, M. S., Dodge, S. F. & Karam, L., Aug 3 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-August. p. 2792-2796 5 p. 7532868

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Benchmarking
1 Citation (Scopus)

Visual quality assessment of reconstructed background images

Shrotre, A. & Karam, L., Jun 23 2016, 2016 8th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, QoMEX 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7498954

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

video
Benchmarking
Image quality
benchmarking
surveillance
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

A no reference texture granularity index and application to visual media compression

Subedar, M. M. & Karam, L., Dec 9 2015, Proceedings - International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-December. p. 760-764 5 p. 7350901

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Textures
Experiments
2 Citations (Scopus)

A no-reference texture regularity metric based on visual saliency

Varadarajan, S. & Karam, L., Sep 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 24, 9, p. 2784-2796 13 p., 7069250.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Textures
Subjective testing
Image retrieval
Spatial distribution
Image processing
1 Citation (Scopus)

A subjective study and an objective metric to quantify the granularity level of textures

Subedar, M. M. & Karam, L., 2015, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9394. 93940G

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Granularity
Texture
Quantify
textures
Textures

CLAST: Clustering Biological Sequences

Molieri, V., Karam, L. & Lacroix, Z., Aug 7 2015, Emerging Trends in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Systems Biology: Algorithms and Software Tools. Elsevier Inc., p. 203-220 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Distance measurement
Nucleotides
Gene expression
Peptides
5 Citations (Scopus)

Quality labeled faces in the wild (QLFW): A database for studying face recognition in real-world environments

Karam, L. & Zhu, T., 2015, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9394. 93940B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Face recognition
Face Recognition
Face
impairment
Face Detection
5 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced-reference quality assessment based on the entropy of DNT coefficients of locally weighted gradients

Golestaneh, S. A. & Karam, L., Dec 9 2015, Proceedings - International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-December. p. 4117-4120 4 p. 7351580

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Entropy
Image quality
Costs
4 Citations (Scopus)

Stereo Vision Based Automated Solder Ball Height and Substrate Coplanarity Inspection

Li, J., Bennett, B. L., Karam, L. & Pettinato, J. S., Mar 11 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stereo vision
Soldering alloys
Inspection
Substrates
Confocal microscopy
3 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of texture granularity on texture synthesis quality

Alireza Golestaneh, S., Subedar, M. M. & Karam, L., 2015, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9599. 959912

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Texture Synthesis
Granularity
Texture
textures
Textures
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive texture synthesis based on perceived texture regularity

Varadarajan, S. & Karam, L., Dec 11 2014, 2014 6th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience, QoMEX 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 76-80 5 p. 6982299

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Textures
Subjective testing
62 Citations (Scopus)

A distributed canny edge detector: Algorithm and FPGA implementation

Xu, Q., Varadarajan, S., Chakrabarti, C. & Karam, L., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 23, 7, p. 2944-2960 17 p., 6774938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Edge detection
Detectors
Statistics
Static random access storage

An evaluation of attention models for use in SLAM

Dodge, S. & Karam, L., 2014, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 9025. 90250M

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
Saliency
Detector
evaluation
Image Transformation
24 Citations (Scopus)
Image quality
5 Citations (Scopus)

A reduced-reference perceptual quality metric for texture synthesis

Varadarajan, S. & Karam, L., Jan 28 2014, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 531-535 5 p. 7025106

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Textures
Subjective testing

Automated bird plumage coloration quantification in digital images

Borkar, T. S. & Karam, L., 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 8888. p. 220-229 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8888).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Birds
Digital Image
Quantification
Color
Color Histogram
2 Citations (Scopus)

Change detection on SAR images using divisive normalization-based image representation

Xu, Q. & Karam, L., 2014, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4339-4343 5 p. 6854421

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Synthetic aperture radar
Detectors
Disasters
Probability density function
Earth (planet)
5 Citations (Scopus)

Neuronavigation using three-dimensional proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy data

Kanberoglu, B., Moore, N. Z., Frakes, D., Karam, L., Debbins, J. P. & Preul, M. C., Nov 13 2014, In : Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. 92, 5, p. 306-314 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuronavigation
Spectrum Analysis
Meningioma
Workflow
Imagery (Psychotherapy)

Sparse depth calculation using real-time key-point: Detection and structure from motion for advanced driver assist systems

Prakash, C. D., Li, J., Akhbari, F. & Karam, L., 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 8887. p. 740-751 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8887).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structure from Motion
Driver
Cameras
Real-time
Camera

Stereo vision based automated solder ball height detection

Li, J., Bennett, B. L., Karam, L. & Pettinato, J. S., 2014, IPC APEX EXPO 2014. IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stereo vision
Soldering alloys
Inspection
Triangulation
Lighting
1 Citation (Scopus)

Study of blur discrimination for 3D stereo viewing

Subedar, M. & Karam, L., 2014, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9011. 90110T

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Discrimination
discrimination
Binoculars
thresholds
Display devices

The effect of applying 2D enhancement algorithms on 3D video content

Wu, S. L., Caviedes, J., Karam, L. & Heynderickx, I., 2014, In : Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 2014, 601392.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Luminance
Glass
Display devices
Degradation
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

A no-reference perceptual texture regularity metric

Varadarajan, S. & Karam, L., Oct 18 2013, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. p. 1894-1898 5 p. 6637982

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Textures
Subjective testing
Spatial distribution
Pixels
Soldering alloys
Stereo vision
Inspection
Confocal microscopy
Quality control
4 Citations (Scopus)

Background recovery from multiple images

Shrotre, A. & Karam, L., 2013, 2013 IEEE Digital Signal Processing and Signal Processing Education Meeting, DSP/SPE 2013 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 135-140 6 p. 6642579

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lighting
Recovery
Pixels
Cost functions
Cameras
11 Citations (Scopus)

Change detection on SAR images by a parametric estimation of the KL-divergence between Gaussian Mixture Models

Xu, Q. & Karam, L., Oct 18 2013, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. p. 2109-2113 5 p. 6638026

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Synthetic aperture radar
Statistics
Detectors
Disasters
Probability density function

Integration of 3D1H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy data into neuronavigation systems for tumor biopsies

Kanberoglu, B., Moore, N. Z., Frakes, D., Karam, L., Debbins, J. P. & Preul, M. C., 2013, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8671. 86711B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance
Biopsy
magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Spectroscopy

Perception-based media processing

Karam, L., Kleijn, W. B. & MacLean, K., 2013, In : Proceedings of the IEEE. 101, 9, p. 1900-1904 5 p., 6582620.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Processing