Publication - Conferences
  1. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Ejection Fraction Estimation Using a Wide Convolutional Neural Network", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2017, LNCS 10317, pp. 87-96, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2017, Montreal, Canada.

  2. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Improving Right Whale Recognition by Fine-tuning Alignment and Using Wide Localization Network", Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'2017, pp. 687-692, May 2017, Windsor, Canada.

  3. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Estimating Ejection Fraction and Left Ventricle Volume using Deep Convolutional Networks", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2016, LNCS 9730, pp. 678-686, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2016, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal.

  4. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Object Detection and Localization using Deep Convolutional Networks with Softmax Activation and Multi-class Log Loss", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2016, LNCS 9730, pp. 358-366, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2016, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal.

  5. Monagi Alkinani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Denoising Multi-view Images Using Non-local Means with Different Similarity Measures", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2016, LNCS 9730, pp. 101-109, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2016, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal.

  6. Asif Khan and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Non-Local Means using Adaptive Weight Thresholding", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP'2016, pp. 67-76, February 2016, Rome, Italy.

  7. Farhan Bashar and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "BM3D Image Denoising using Learning-based Adaptive Hard Thresholding", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP'2016, pp. 204-214, February 2016, Rome, Italy.

  8. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "How Important is Scale in Galaxy Image Classification?", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP'2016, pp. 263-270, February 2016, Rome, Italy.

  9. Golam Maruf and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Improved Non-Local Means Algorithm Based on Dimensionality Reduction", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2015, LNCS 9164, pp. 43-50, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2015, Niagara Falls, Canada.

  10. Monagi Alkinani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Non-Local Means for Stereo Images Denoising Using Structural Similarity", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2015, LNCS 9164, pp. 51-59, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2015, Niagara Falls, Canada.

  11. Mahmud Hasan and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Structural Similarity Optimized Wiener Filter: A Smart Way to Fight Image Noise", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2015, LNCS 9164, pp. 60-68, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2015, Niagara Falls, Canada.

  12. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Adaptive Weighted Neighbors Lossless Image Coding", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2015, LNCS 9164, pp. 129-138, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2015, Niagara Falls, Canada.

  13. AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Weighted Ratio-based Adaptive Lossless Image Coding", Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'2014, pp. 1126-1131, May 2014, Toronto, Canada.

  14. Asaduzzaman Babu and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Hybrid Scaling Factor for Speckle Reducing Anisotropic Diffusion", International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA'2013, pp. 4-9, September 2013, Trieste, Italy.

  15. Asaduzzaman Babu and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "SRAD with Weighted Diffusion Function", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2013, LNCS 7950, pp. 264-273, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, June 2013, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal.

  16. Ishtiaque Hossain, Angela Roberts-South, Mandar Jog, and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Computer Assisted Quantification of Hyoid Bone Motion in Fluoroscopic Videos", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP'2013, pp. 757-761, February 2013, Barcelona, Spain.

  17. Ishtiaque Hossain and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Prediction with Partial Match using Two-Dimensional Approximate Contexts",IEEE/EURASIP Picture Coding Symposium, PCS'2012, pp. 181-184, May 2012, Krakow, Poland.

  18. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Context-based Dictionary Image Compression", International Conference on Computing and Information Technology, ICCIT'2012, pp. 140-143, March 2012, Medina, Saudi Arabia.

  19. Seereen Noorwali and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Utilizing Gray Code and Pixel Decomposition to Improve PPM Compression Performance", International Computer Engineering Conference, ICENCO'2011, pp. 103-106, December 2011, Cairo, Egypt.

  20. Ali K. Hamou and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "SRAD and Optical Flow Based External Energy for Echocardiograms with Shape Priors", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'2009, pp. 2613-2616, November 2009, Cairo, Egypt.

  21. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Diffusion-based Detection of Carotid Artery Lumen from Ultrasound Images", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2009, LNCS 5627, pp. 782-791, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2009, Halifax, Canada.

  22. Walid Ibrahim and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Coefficient-tracking Speckle Reducing Anisotropic Diffusion", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2009, LNCS 5627, pp. 136-145, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2009, Halifax, Canada.

  23. Ali K. Hamou and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Active Contours with Optical Flow and Primitive Shape Priors for Echocardiographic Imagery", International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications, IMAGAPP'2009, pp. 111-118, February 2009, Lisbon, Portugal.

  24. Walid Ibrahim and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Memory-Based Speckle Reducing Anisotropic Diffusion", International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications, IMAGAPP'2009, pp. 64-69, February 2009, Lisbon, Portugal.

  25. Sherif Moursi and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Active Contours Initialization for Ultrasound Carotid Artery Images", ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA'2008, pp. 629-636, April 2008, Doha, Qatar.

  26. Sherif Moursi and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Initial Contour for Ultrasound Carotid Artery Snakes", IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, ISSPIT'2007, pp. 390-395, December 2007, Cairo, Egypt.

  27. Sherif Moursi and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Improving CALIC Compression Performance on Binary Images", IEEE/EURASIP Picture Coding Symposium, PCS'2007, (4 pages), November 2007, Lisbon, Portugal.

  28. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Carotid Artery Ultrasound Image Segmentation using Graph Cuts", Vision and Medical Image Processing, VIPimage'2007, pp. 275-279, October 2007, Porto, Portugal.

  29. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Fuzzy C-Means Clustering for Segmenting Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2007, LNCS 4633, pp. 935-948, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, August 2007, Montreal, Canada.

  30. Ali K. Hamou, Said Osman, and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Carotid Ultrasound Segmentation using DP Active Contours", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2007, LNCS 4633, pp. 961-971, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, August 2007, Montreal, Canada.

  31. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Multi-Resolution Segmentation Using Fuzzy Region Growing for Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images", International Computer Engineering Conference,Vol. IP, pp. 40-47, December 2006, Cairo, Egypt.

  32. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Multi-Resolution-Based Segmentation Using Watersheds for Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images", International Conference on Graphics, Vision and Image Processing, GVIP'2005, (6 pages), December 2005, Cairo, Egypt.

  33. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Fuzzy Entropy Based Detection of Suspicious Masses in Digital Mammogram Images", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 4017-4022, September 2005, Shanghai, China.

  34. Nathanael J. Brittain and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Grayscale Two-Dimensional Lempel-Ziv Encoding", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2005, LNCS 3656, pp. 328--334, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, September 2005, Toronto, Canada.

  35. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Carotid Artery Ultrasound Image Segmentation Using Fuzzy Region Growing", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2005, LNCS 3656, pp. 869-878, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, September 2005, Toronto, Canada.

  36. Abdelkader H. Ouda and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Step Towards Practical Steganography Systems", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2005, 3656, pp. 1158-1166, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, September 2005, Toronto, Canada.

  37. Abdelkader H. Ouda and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Localization And Security Enhancement Of Block-Based Image Authentication", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'2005, Vol. I, pp. 673-676, September 2005, Genova, Italy.

  38. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, and Aaron Fenster, "Watershed Segmentation for Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images", ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA'2005, (8 pages), January 2005, Cairo, Egypt.

  39. Zhi-Yong Chen and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka,"Optimizing the Tree Structure in the Lossless Binary Tree Predictive Coding", International Computer Engineering Conference, ICENCO'2004, pp. 536 - 541, December 2004, Cairo, Egypt.

  40. Abdelkader Ouda and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Practical Version of Wong's Watermarking Technique", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'2004, pp. 2615 - 2618, October 2004, Suntec City, Singapore.

  41. Ali K. Hamou and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Blood Flow Generation in B-Mode Ultrasound Images of the Carotid Artery" IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'2004, pp. 2945 - 2948, October 2004, Suntec City, Singapore.

  42. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem, Ali K. Hamou and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Novel Adaptive Filtering for Salt-and-Pepper Noise Removal From Binary Document Images", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2004, LNCS 3212, Part 2, pp. 191 - 199, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, September 2004, Porto, Portugal.

  43. Abdelkader Ouda and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Secure and Localizing Watermarking Technique For Image Authentication", International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR'2004, LNCS 3212, Part 2, pp. 759 - 769, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, September 2004, Porto, Portugal.

  44. Ali K. Hamou and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Novel Segmentation Technique for Carotid Ultrasound Images", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP'2004, Vol. 3, pp. 521 - 524, May 2004, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  45. Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Novel Morphological-based Carotid Artery Contour Extraction", IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'2004, Vol. 4, pp. 1873 - 1876, May 2004, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

  46. Jinhui Qin and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A new wavelet-based method for contrast/edge enhancement", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'2003, Vol. 3, pp. 397 - 400, September 2003, Barcelona, Spain.

  47. Ali K. Hamou and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Wavelet-Filter Performance Evaluation for Digital Images", IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'2003, Vol. 3, 2075 - 2078, May 2003, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  48. Ossama El Badawy, Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, Khaled Hassanein, and Mohamed S. Kamel, "Image Data Mining From Financial Documents Based On Wavelet Features", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'2001, Vol. 1, pp. 1078 - 1081, October 2001, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  49. Abdelkader H. Ouda and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "Correlation Watermark for Image Authentication and Tamper Locations Detection", SPIE International Conference on Mathematics of Data/Image Coding, Compression, and Encryption IV, Vol. 4475, pp. 234 - 241, July 2001, San Diego, California, USA.

  50. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka and Abdelkader H. Ouda, "A New correlational-based Scheme for Image Verification and Authentication", SPIE International Conference on Security and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents III, January 2001, San Jose, California, USA.

  51. Nayer Wanas, Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, and Mohamed S. Kamel, "Enhancement of Vessel Contours in Retinal Angiograms", IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'2000, Vol. 2, pp. 908-912, May 2000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  52. Nayer Wanas, Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, and Mohamed S. Kamel, "Multiple Classifier Hierarchical Architecture for Handwritten Arabic Character Recognition", International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN'1999, Vol. 4, pp. 2834-2838, July 1999, Washington DC, USA.

  53. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka and Mohamed S. Kamel, "Adaptive Image Compression Based on Segmentation and Block Classification", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP'1998, Vol. 2, pp. 555-559, October 1998, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  54. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, Khaled Hassanein, and Mohamed S. Kamel, "An Optimized JPEG Quantizer for Financial Document Images", SPIE International Conference on Applications of Digital Image Processing XXI, Vol. 3460, pp. 530-538, July 1998, San Diego, California, USA.

  55. Ossama Elbadawy, Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, and Mohamed S. Kamel, "An Information Theoretic Image-Quality Measure", IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'1998, Vol. 1, pp. 169-172, May 1998, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  56. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, Khaled Hassanein, and Mohamed S. Kamel, "Statistically Optimized JPEG for Image Classes: A Case Study on Financial Document Image Compression", IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'1998, Vol. 1, pp. 173-176, May 1998, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  57. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka and Mohamed S. Kamel, "A Segmentation Criterion for Digital Image Compression", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP'1995, pp. 2551-2554, May 1995, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

  58. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka and Mohamed S. Kamel, "Detection Of Image Format Using Pixel Interdependency'', First International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS'1994), pp. 58-63, December 1994, Cairo, Egypt.

  59. Mahmoud R. El-Sakka and Mohamed S. Kamel, "An Edge-Preserving Neural Network For Image Compression", World Congress On Neural Networks, (WCNN'1994), pp. 59-64, May 1994, San Diego, California, USA.

  60. M. Nazih El-Derini and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "On The Selection Between Using the VT-CSMA or the P-VT-CSMA Protocol", International Conference on Communication, Control, Computers, Energy, and Electronics, COMCONEL'1991, pp. 174-178, December 1991, Cairo, Egypt.

  61. M. Nazih El-Derini and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka, "A Novel Protocol Under A Priority Time Constraint For Real-Time Communication Systems", IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems, Future Trends'1990, pp. 128-134, September 1990, Cairo, Egypt.