Dr Maysam Abbod

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Senior Lecturer in Intelligent Systems/ Course Director for EEE programmes

Room: H224
Brunel University London
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 267061
Email: Maysam.Abbod@brunel.ac.uk

Summary

Education

Dr Maysam F. Abbod (MIEE, CEng) He received BSc degree in Electrical Engineering fromUniversity ofTechnology in 1987. PhD in Control Engineering fromUniversity ofSheffield in 1992. From 1993 to 2006 he was with the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at theUniversity ofSheffield as a research associate and senior research fellow

Research and Teaching

Research Interests

His main research interests are in intelligent systems for modelling, control and optimisation. Developed systems were applied to industrials and biomedical modelling, and digital control of manufacturing systems. The main research areas are: 

  • Intelligent systems for cancer prognosis and progression prediction.
  • Hybrid modelling of hot deformation of materials properties
  • Finite elements modelling of materials deformation.
  • Intelligent hybrid modelling and control of industrial manufacturing systems.
  • Intelligent techniques for developing physical models of systems.
  • Developments of advanced process modelling, optimisation and control strategies
  • Data mining and data driven modelling techniques. 

Intelligent systems techniques includes fuzzy logic (FL), neural networks (NN), neuro-fuzzy systems (NFS), hybrid systems, genetic algorithms (GAs), genetic programming (GP), particle swarm optimisation (PSO), cellular automata (CA), data sampling methods, non-linear PCA, SVM.

Activities

Consultency Work

  • November 2001
    Modelling of DNA mismatch repair expression and microsatellite instability in transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder, Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sheffield.
  • August 2000
    Model-based data-mining from chromium process production information for London and Scandinavian Metallurgical Co Ltd.
  • July 1999
    Developments of a neuro-fuzzy tool for hardness estimation of quenched steel rolls, Forgemasters Rolls, Sheffield.
  • March - April 1996
    Development of a fuzzy logic tool for estimation of electric load on national grid. EA Technology, Chester.

Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

(2014) Al-Saad, S., Abbod, M. and Abo Yones, A., Effects of some growth promoters on blood hematology and serum composition of broiler chickens, International Journal of Agricultural Research 9 (5) : 265- 270

(2014) Mezher, MA. and Abbod, MF., Genetic folding for solving multiclass SVM problems, Applied Intelligence 41 (2) : 464- 472

(2014) Wei, Q., Li, Y., Fan, S-Z., Liu, Q., Abbod, MF., Lu, C-W., Lin, T-Y., Jen, K-K., Wu, S-J. and Shieh, J-S., A critical care monitoring system for depth of anaesthesia analysis based on entropy analysis and physiological information database, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine

(2014) Mezher, MA. and Abbod, MF., Genetic folding for solving multiclass SVM problems, Applied Intelligence

(2013) Alazawi, E., Aggoun, A., Abbod, M., Swash, MR., Abdul Fatah, O. and Fernandez, J., Scene depth extraction from Holoscopic Imaging technology, 3DTV-Conference

(2013) Shieh, J-S., Chan, Y-A., Abbod, MF., Sun, W-Z. and Wen, Y-R., Adaptive neuro-fuzzy system applied to patient-controlled analgesia analysis, 1- 15

(2013) Alazawi, E., Aggoun, A., Abbod, M., Fatah, OA. and Swash, MR., Adaptive depth map estimation from 3D integral image, Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on 1- 6

(2013) Tseng, L., Tang, SC., Chang, CY., Lin, YC., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, JS., Nonlinear and conventional biosignal analyses applied to tilt table test for evaluating autonomic nervous system and autoregulation, The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal 7 93- 99 Download publication

(2013) Wei, Q., Liu, Q., Fan, S-Z., Lu, C-W., Lin, T-Y., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, J-S., Analysis of EEG via multivariate empirical mode decomposition for depth of anesthesia based on sample entropy, Entropy 15 (9) : 3458- 3470

(2013) Huang, J-R., Fan, S-Z., Abbod, MF., Jen, K-K., Wu, J-F. and Shieh, J-S., Application of multivariate empirical mode decomposition and sample entropy in EEG signals via artificial neural networks for interpreting depth of anesthesia, Entropy 15 (9) : 3325- 3339

(2013) Huang, CW., Sue, PD., Abbod, MF., Jiang, BC. and Shieh, JS., Measuring center of pressure signals to quantify human balance using multivariate multiscale entropy by designing a force platform, Sensors 13 (8) : 10151- 10166 Download publication

(2013) Tseng, W-J., Hung, L-W., Shieh, J-S., Abbod, MF. and Lin, J., Hip fracture risk assessment: artificial neural network outperforms conditional logistic regression in an age- and sex-matched case control study, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 14 - Download publication

(2013) Di Natale, F., Carotenuto, C., D'Addio, L., Lancia, A., Antes, T., Szudyga, M., Jaworek, A., Gregory, D., Jackson, M., Volpe, P., Beleca, R., Manivannan, N., Abbod, M. and Balachandran, W., New technologies for marine diesel engine emission control, Chemical Engineering Transactions 32 361- 366

(2013) Linton, KD., Rosario, DJ., Thomas, F., Rubin, N., Goepel, JR., Abbod, MF. and Catto, JWF., Disease specific mortality in patients with low risk bladder cancer and the impact of cystoscopic surveillance, Journal of Urology 189 (3) : 828- 833

(2013) Linton, KD., Rosario, DJ., Thomas, F., Rubin, N., Goepel, JR., Abbod, MF. and Catto, JW., Disease specific mortality in patients with low risk bladder cancer and the impact of cystoscopic surveillance, The Journal of Urology 189 (3) : 828- 833

(2012) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Neural autopilot predictive controller for nonholonomic wheeled mobile robot based on a pre-assigned posture identifier in the presence of disturbances, Proceedings - 2011 2nd International Conference on Control, Instrumentation and Automation, ICCIA 2011 326- 331

(2012) Shieh, J-S., Abbod, MF., Lin, Y-J. and Fan, S-Z., Optimizing the scaling factors of self-organizing fuzzy logic controller using genetic algorithm, 229- 240

(2012) Lan, J-Y., Abbod, MF., Yeh, R-G., Fan, S-Z. and Shieh, J-S., Review: Intelligent Modeling and Control in Anesthesia, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 32 (5) : 293- 307 Download publication

(2013) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Applying posture identifier in designing an adaptive nonlinear predictive controller for nonholonomic mobile robot, Neurocomputing 99 543- 554

(2012) Yeh, JR., Lin, TY., Chen, Y., Sun, WZ., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, JS., Investigating properties of the cardiovascular system using innovative analysis algorithms based on ensemble empirical mode decomposition, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine 2012 943431- Download publication

(2012) Liu, Q., Wei, Q., Fan, SZ., Lu, CW., Lin, TY., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, JS., Adaptive computation of multiscale entropy and its application in EEG signals for monitoring depth of anesthesia during surgery, Entropy An International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Entropy and Information Studies 14 (6) : 978- 992

(2012) Das, S., Abbod, MF., Zhu, Q., Palmiere, EJ., Howard, IC., Linkens, DA. and Sellars, CM., A hybrid modelling approach applied to the evolution of microstructure during plane strain deformation, Materials Science Forum 715-716 416- 426

(2012) Wang, C-H., Lu, C-W., Lin, T-Y., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, J-S., An assessment of pulse transit time for detecting heavy blood loss during surgical operation, Open Biomedical Engineering Journal 6 (1) : 104- 111 Download publication

(2012) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Applying posture identifier in designing an adaptive nonlinear predictive controller for nonholonomic mobile robot, Neurocomputing

(2012) Sharif, MS., Abbod, M., Amira, A. and Zaidi, H., Artificial neural network-statistical approach for PET volume analysis and classification, Advances in Fuzzy Systems 2012 - Download publication

(2012) Cui, X., Lin, C-W., Abbod, MF., Liu, Q. and Shieh, J-S., Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma classification using linguistic analysis and ensembled artificial neural networks, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 43 (1) : 15- 23

(2012) Jiang, Y-J., Ma, MH-M., Sun, W-Z., Chang, K-W., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, J-S., Ensembled neural networks applied to modeling survival rate for the patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, Artificial Life and Robotics 1- 4

(2012) Jiang, Y-J., Ma, MH-M., Sun, W-Z., Chang, K-W., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, J-S., Ensembled neural networks applied to modeling survival rate for the patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, Artificial Life and Robotics 17 (2) : 241- 244

(2012) Abbod, M., Shieh, J-S. and Lam, H-K., Hybrid biomedical intelligent systems, Advances in Fuzzy Systems

(2012) Lan, J-Y., Abbod, MF., Yeh, R-G., Fan, S-Z. and Shieh, J-S., Intelligent modeling and control in anesthesia, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering 32 (5) : 293- 308

(2012) Wei, Q., Liu, D-H., Wang, K-H., Liu, Q., Abbod, MF., Jiang, BC., Chen, K-P., Wu, C. and Shieh, J-S., Multivariate multiscale entropy applied to center of pressure signals analysis: An effect of vibration stimulation of shoes, Entropy 14 (11) : 2157- 2172

(2012) Chang, Y-T., Lin, J., Shieh, J-S. and Abbod, MF., Optimization the initial weights of artificial neural networks via genetic algorithm applied to hip bone fracture prediction, Advances in Fuzzy Systems

(2012) Thomas, F., Rosario, DJ., Rubin, N., Goepel, JR., Abbod, MF. and Catto, JWF., The long-term outcome of treated high-risk nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer: Time to change treatment paradigm?, Cancer 118 (22) : 5525- 5534 Download publication

(2012) Yeh, R-G., Lin, C-W., Abbod, MF. and Shieh, J-S., Two-dimensional matrix algorithm using detrended fluctuation analysis to distinguish Burkitt and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine 2012 - Download publication

(2011) Mezher, MA. and Abbod, MF., Genetic folding: A new class of evolutionary algorithms, Res. and Dev. in Intelligent Syst. XXVII: Incorporating Applications and Innovations in Intel. Sys. XVIII - AI 2010, 30th SGAI Int. Conf. on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intel. 279- 284

(2011) Catto, JWF., Robinson, MC., Albertsen, PC., Goepel, JR., Abbod, MF., Linkens, DA., Davis, M., Rosario, DJ., Warren, AY., Varma, M., Griffiths, DF., Grigor, KM., Mayer, NJ., Oxley, JD., Deshmukh, NS., Lane, JA., Metcalfe, C., Donovan, JL., Neal, DE. and Hamdy, FC., Suitability of PSA-detected localised prostate cancers for focal therapy: Experience from the ProtecT study, British Journal of Cancer 105 (7) : 931- 937 Download publication

(2011) Alzubi, S., Islam, N. and Abbod, M., Multiresolution analysis using wavelet, ridgelet, and curvelet transforms for medical image segmentation, International Journal of Biomedical Imaging 2011136034 Download publication

(2011) Liu, Q., Cui, X., Abbod, MF., Huang, S-J., Han, Y-Y. and Shieh, J-S., Brain death prediction based on ensembled artificial neural networks in neurosurgical intensive care unit, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 42 (1) : 97- 107

(2011) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Design of an adaptive neural predictive nonlinear controller for nonholonomic mobile robot system based on posture identifier in the presence of disturbance, International Journal of Simulation: Systems, Science and Technology 12 (3) : 17- 28

(2011) Abbod, M., Chiou, Y-R., Yang, S-H., Fan, S-Z. and Shieh, J-S., Developing a monitoring psychological stress index system via photoplethysmography, Artificial Life and Robotics 16 (3) : 430- 433

(2011) Cui, X., Lin, C-W., Abbod, MF., Liu, Q. and Shieh, J-S., Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma classification using linguistic analysis and ensembled artificial neural networks, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers

(2011) Cui, XR., Abbod, MF., Liu, Q., Shieh, JS., Chao, TY., Hsieh, CY. and Yang, YC., Ensembled artificial neural networks to predict the fitness score for body composition analysis., J Nutr Health Aging 15 (5) : 341- 348 Download publication

(2011) Abbod, MF., Cheng, K-Y., Cui, X-R., Huang, S-J., Han, Y-Y. and Shieh, J-S., Ensembled neural networks for brain death prediction for patients with severe head injury, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control

(2011) Abbod, MF., Cheng, K-Y., Cui, X-R., Huang, S-J., Han, Y-Y. and Shieh, J-S., Ensembled neural networks for brain death prediction for patients with severe head injury, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control 6 (4) : 414- 421

(2011) Mezher, MA. and Abbod, MF., Genetic folding: Analyzing the mercer's kernels effect in support vector machine using genetic folding, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 51 1342- 1347

(2011) Sallama, AF. and Abbod, MF., Neuro-fuzzy system for power generation quality, 2011 IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Middle East, ISGT Middle East 2011

(2010) Al-Enezi, JR., Abbod, MF. and Alsharhan, S., Artificial Immune Systems - models, algorithms and applications, International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences (IJRRAS) 3 (2) : 118- 131 Download publication

(2010) Beleca, R., Abbod, M., Balachandran, W. and Miller, PR., Investigation of electrostatic properties of pharmaceutical powders using phase doppler anemometry, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 46 (3) : 1181- 1187

(2010) Zu'bi, SA., Islam, N. and Abbod, M., 3D Multiresolution analysis for reduced features segmentation of medical volumes using PCA, IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems, Proceedings, APCCAS 604- 607

(2010) Sharif, MS., Abbod, M., Amira, A. and Zaidi, H., Artificial neural network-based system for PET volume segmentation, International Journal of Biomedical Imaging 2010 105610- Download publication

(2010) Liu, Q., Cui, X., Abbod, MF., Huang, S-J., Han, Y-Y. and Shieh, J-S., Brain death prediction based on ensembled artificial neural networks in neurosurgical intensive care unit, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers

(2010) Cui, XR., Abbod, MF., Liu, Q., Shieh, J-S., Chao, TY., Hsieh, CY. and Yang, YC., Ensembled artificial neural networks to predict the fitness score for body composition analysis, Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging 1- 8

(2010) Singhathip, R., Yang, S-H., Abbod, M., Yeh, R-G. and Shieh, J-S., Extracting respiration rate from raw ecg signals, Biomedical Engineering - Applications, Basis and Communications 22 (4) : 307- 314

(1999) Linkens, DA., Abbod, MF., Metcalfe, J. and Nichols, B., Genetic algorithms for controlling the fabrication control of optical interference rugate filters, Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 1999 3 2116- 2123

Conference Papers

(2009) Almohaisen, FM. and Abbod, MF., GRAIN GROWTH SIMULATION USING CELLULAR AUTOMATA, 6th International Conference on Processing and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials (THERMEC)/2nd Symposium Session on Multiscale Mechanical Modelling of Complex Materials and Engineering Applications, THERMEC 2009 SUPPLEMENT (89-91) : 17- +

(2014) Alazawi, E., Abbod, M., Aggoun, A., Swash, MR., Fatah, OA. and Fernandez, J., Super depth-map rendering by converting holoscopic viewpoint to perspective projection, , 3DTV-Conference

(2014) Alazawi, E., Cosmas, J., Swash, MR., Abbod, M. and Fatah, OA., 3D-Interactive-depth generation and object segmentation from Holoscopic image, , IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting, BMSB

(2014) Alabdulkreem, EA., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Abbod, MF., Using a fight-or-flight mechanism to reduce BGP convergence time, , 4th International Conference on Communications and Networking, ComNet 2014 - Proceedings

(2012) Sallama, A., Abbod, M. and Turner, P., Neuro-fuzzy system for power generation quality improvements, , Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2012) Mezher, MA. and Abbod, MF., A New Genetic Folding Algorithm for Regression Problems., , UKSim 46- 51

(2012) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Applying posture identifier and backstepping method in the design of an adaptive nonlinear predictive controller for nonholonomic mobile robot, , Proceedings of the 2nd IASTED Asian Conference on Modelling, Identification, and Control, AsiaMIC 2012 110- 117

(2012) Saeed, NH., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., MANET routing protocols taxonomy, , 2012 International Conference on Future Communication Networks, ICFCN 2012 123- 128

(2011) Tapou, MS., Al-Raweshidy, HS., Abbod, M. and Al-Kindi, MJ., A buck converter for DVS compatible processors in mobile computing applications using fuzzy logic implemented in a risc based microcontroller, , Recent Researches in Circuits, Systems, Control and Signals - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Control, Signals, CSCS'11 135- 139

(2011) Al-Enezi, J., Abbod, MF. and Al-Sharhan, S., Artificial immune systems applications in cancer research, , Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011 168- 171

(2011) Sharif, MS., Abbod, M., Krill, B., Amira, A. and Zaidi, H., Automatic PET volume analysis and classification based on ANN and BIC, , Proceedings of the International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, ISCE 565- 570

(2011) Masrub, A., Al-Raweshidy, H. and Abbod, M., Cognitive radio based MAC protocols for wireless ad hoc networks, , Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011 465- 469

(2011) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Design of a neural predictive controller for nonholonomic mobile robot based on posture identifier, , Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control 198- 207

(2011) Al-Araji, AS., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Design of an adaptive nonlinear PID controller for nonholonomic mobile robot based on posture identifier, , Proceedings - 2011 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering, ICCSCE 2011 337- 342

(2011) Alzubi, S., Sharif, MS. and Abbod, M., Efficient implementation and evaluation of wavelet packet for 3D medical image segmentation, , MeMeA 2011 - 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Proceedings

(2011) Alzubi, S., Islam, N. and Abbod, M., Enhanced Hidden Markov Models for accelerating medical volumes segmentation, , 2011 IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, GCC 2011 287- 290

(2011) Alzubi, S., Sharif, MS., Islam, N. and Abbod, M., Multi-resolution analysis using curvelet and wavelet transforms for medical imaging, , MeMeA 2011 - 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Proceedings

(2011) Sharif, MS., Abbod, M. and Amira, A., Neuro-fuzzy based approach for analysing 3D PET volume, , Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011 158- 163

(2011) Sharif, MS., Abbod, M. and Amira, A., PET volume analysis based on committee machine for tumour detection and quantification, , Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011 135- 140

(2010) Mezher, MA. and Abbod, MF., Genetic Folding: A New Class of Evolutionary Algorithms., , SGAI Conf. 279- 284

(2010) Saeed, NH., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., IMAN: An intelligent MANET routing system, , ICT 2010: 2010 17th International Conference on Telecommunications 401- 404

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