Centre for Media Communications Research (CMCR)

CMCR

CMCR LogoThe Centre for Media Communications Research (CMCR) pulls together peer recognised expertise within Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Brunel in order to conduct, promote and disseminate world-class research in the area of Media Communications systems. CMCR integrates the research efforts and expertise of 11 academics and over 40 researchers aiming to establish a nationally leading and internationally competent world force in this expanding area of technology. Some of the integrated researchers are internationally recognised authorities in their respective fields of research and possess a long track record of research income generation and high-quality publications. CMCR boasts state of the art facilities in the Media Laboratory in the Michael Sterling building. The Media Lab houses most CMCR researchers and provides a home to a major part of the centre research activities and showcases its work.

PhD programmes

Biomedical Engineering PhD

Electronic and Computer Engineering Integrated PhD

Electronic and Computer Engineering PhD

Smart Power Networks PhD

 

Themes

  1. Image/video compression
  2. Visual media processing
  3. 3D Imaging technologies
  4. Speech/audio processing and recognition
  5. Media search and retrieval
  6. Real-time signal processing
  7. Networked media systems
  8. Media transport and delivery over heterogeneous networks
  9. Virtual/augmented reality technologies

Research

Mission:

The CMCR mission is to capitalise on the existing expertise in Electronic and Computer Engineering in Brunel to create a sustainable world force in the area of Media Communication Systems with view to conduct, promote and disseminate research of international standing and competence.

Research Objectives:

CMCR aims to pioneer future research directions and innovations in Media Communication systems through the development of new technologies, dissemination of world-class research outputs and system integration of developed hardware and software modules. The core objectives of the Centre are as follows:

  • To conduct high calibre basic and applied research in key areas related to Media Communications technologies
  • To consolidate and support the research activities of the College of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, through the sustainable generation of research income from a variety of funding bodies
  • To promote, encourage and support the wider dissemination of its  research outputs by publishing in prestigious and internationally leading journals
  • To provide a platform for recruiting and training high-quality PhD students and Research Assistants
  • To network with and develop further partnerships and alliances with industry
  • To facilitate and promote the exploitation of its research outputs in particular technology transfer

Scientific Objective

In order to fulfil its strategic objectives, CMCR develops new technologies and conducts innovative research in key areas related to Media Communication systems such as:

  • Image/video compression
  • Visual media processing
  • 3D Imaging technologies
  • Speech/audio processing and recognition
  • Media search and retrieval
  • Real-time signal processing
  • Networked media systems
  • Media transport and delivery over heterogeneous networks
  • Virtual/augmented reality technologies

Projects

On-going Projects

Completed Projects

Partners


Fraunhofer/HHI, Berlin, Germany (Coordinator)

Athens Technology Center, Athens, Greece

Telefonica I+D, Spain

Queen Mary University, London, UK
VICOMTech, San Sebastian, Spain Fast Search & Transfer, Oslo, Norway

CNIT - University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Euskal Telebista, Basque Country, Spain

Videos



Professor Abdul Sadka, of the College of Engineering and Design, is the Director of Brunel University's Centre for Media Communications Research (CMCR). Here he describes the research activities of the centre.”

Publications

Journal articles

Alham, NK. , Li, M.  and Liu, Y.   (2014)   'Parallelizing multiclass support vector machines for scalable image annotation'. Neural Computing and Applications, 24 (2).  pp. 367 - 381. doi: 10.1007/s00521-012-1237-2 

Liu, M. , Tsekleves, E.  and Cosmas, JP.   (2013)   'Semi-automated mobile TV service generation'. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 59 (2).  pp. 317 - 327. doi: 10.1109/TBC.2013.2256676 Download publication 

Tsekleves, E. , Aggoun, A.  and Cosmas, J.   (2012)   'Investigating the Use and Effectiveness of Diverse Types of Materials in the Delivery and Support of Lab Sessions for Multimedia Subjects and Students'. British Journal of Educational Technology, 43 (4).  

Agius, HW. , Angelides, MC.  and Daylamani Zad, D.   (2013)   'MC²: A Framework and Service for MPEG-7 Content-Modelling Communities'. The Computer Journal, 56 (5).  pp. 593 - 616. doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxs101 

Aggoun, A. , Tsekleves, E. , Swash, MR. , Zarpalas, D. , et al.   (2013)   'Immersive 3D holoscopic video system'. IEEE Multimedia, 20 (1).  pp. 28 - 37. doi: 10.1109/MMUL.2012.42 

Kezhi Li. , Gan, L.  and Cong Ling.   (2013)   'Convolutional compressed sensing using deterministic sequences'. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 61 (3).  pp. 740 - 752. doi: 10.1109/TSP.2012.2229994 Download publication 

Aggoun, A. , Makanjuola, JK. , Swash, M. , Grange, P. , et al.   (2013)   '3D-Holoscopic Imaging: A new Dimension to enhance imaging in minimally invasive therapy in urological oncology'. Journal of Endourology. doi: 10.1089/end.2012.0368. 

Caruana, G. , Li, M.  and Liu, Y.   (2013)   'An ontology enhanced parallel SVM for scalable spam filter training'. Neurocomputing, 108 pp. 45 - 57. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2012.12.001 Download publication 

Baker, CC.   (2013)   'MINDtouch: Embodied mobile media ephemeral transference'. Leonardo Journal, 46 (3).  pp. 221 - 225. doi: 10.1162/LEON_a_00560 Download publication 

Eiza, MH. , Ni, Q. , Owens, TJ.  and Min, G.   (2013)   'Investigation of routing reliability of vehicular ad hoc networks'. Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 179 pp. . doi: 10.1186/1687-1499-2013-179 Download publication 

Angelides, MC.  and Sofokleous, AA.   (2013)   'A game approach to optimization of bandwidth allocation using MPEG-7 and MPEG-21'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 62 (1).  pp. 287 - 309. doi: 10.1007/s11042-011-0981-0 

Agius, H. , Angelides, MC.  and Daylamani Zad, D.   (2013)   'Experimenting with tagging and context for collaborative MPEG-7 metadata'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 62 (1).  pp. 143 - 177. 

Do, T. , Gan, L. , Nguyen, N.  and Tran, T.   (2012)   'Fast and efficient compressive sensing using structurally random matrices'. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 60 (1).  pp. 139 - 154. doi: 10.1109/TSP.2011.2170977 Download publication 

Tsekleves, E. , Whitham, R. , Kondo, K.  and Hill, A.   (2012)   'Investigating pay-as-you-go to address issues of trust, privacy and security around media use at home'. Universal Access in the Information Society. pp. 1 - 15. doi: 10.1007/s10209-012-0270-3 

Falzon, G.  and LI, M.   (2012)   'Enhancing List Scheduling Heuristics for Dependent Job Scheduling in Grid Computing Environments'. Journal of Supercomputing, 59 (1).  pp. 104 - 130. doi: 10.1007/s11227-010-0422-2 

Falzon, G.  and Li, M.   (2012)   'Enhancing Genetic Algorithms for Dependent Job Scheduling in Grid Computing Environments'. Journal of Supercomputing, 62 (1).  pp. 290 - 314. doi: 10.1007/s11227-011-0721-2 

Caruana, G.  and LI, M.   (2012)   'A Survey of Emerging Approaches to Spam Filtering'. ACM Computing Surveys, 44 (2).  pp. 1 - 27. doi: 10.1145/2089125.2089129 

Liu, Y. , Li, M. , Alham, NK.  and Hammoud, S.   (2013)   'HSim: A MapReduce Simulator in Enabling Cloud Computing'. Future Generation Computer Systems, 29 (1).  pp. 300 - 308. doi: 10.1016/j.future.2011.05.007 

Jan, S. , LI, M. , Al-Raweshidy, H. , Mousavi, A.  and Qi, M.   (2012)   'Dealing with uncertain entities in ontology alignment using rough sets'. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, 42 (6).  pp. 1600 - 1612. doi: 10.1109/TSMCC.2012.2209869 Download publication 

Deigmoeller, J. , Itagaki, T. , Just, N.  and Stoll, G.   (2012)   'Contextual cropping and scaling of TV productions'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 61 (3).  pp. 623 - 644. doi: 10.1007/s11042-011-0804-3 Download publication 

Shen, H. , Gan, L. , Newman, N. , Dong, Y. , et al.   (2012)   'Spinning disk for compressed imaging'. Optics Letters, 37 (1).  pp. 46 - 48. 

Baker, C.   (Forthcoming)   'Peer Instruction as Pedagogical Solution for Teaching Advanced Motion Graphics Software'. The Journal of Interactive Media in Education, forthcoming 

Baker, C.   (2012)   'Instilling Creativity in Broadcast Media Students: Creative Processes: Applied Video Aesthetics'. International Journal of Learning and Media, 3 (2).  doi: 10.1162/ijlm_a_00071 

Zad, DD. , Angelides, MC.  and Agius, H.   (2012)   'Personalise your massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) with Artemis'. Multimedia Systems, 18 (1).  pp. 69 - 94. doi: 10.1007/s00530-011-0237-x 

Angelides, MC.  and Agius, H.   (2013)   'Collaboration and gaming'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 62 (1).  pp. 139 - 141. doi: 10.1007/s11042-011-0978-8 

Almaadeed, N. , Aggoun, A.  and Amira, A.   (2012)   'Audio-visual feature fusion for speaker identification'. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7663 LNCS (PART 1).  pp. 56 - 67. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-34475-6_8 

Makanjuola, JK. , Aggoun, A. , Swash, M. , Grange, P. , et al.   (2012)   '3D-holoscopic imaging: A novel way to enhance imaging in minimally invasive therapy in urological oncology'. Journal of Endourology, 26 (1).  pp. A39 - A40. 

Zhou, H. , Li, X.  and Sadka, AH.   (2012)   'Nonrigid structure-from-motion from 2-d images using markov chain monte carlo'. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 14 (1).  pp. 168 - 177. 

Sadka, AH.  and Zhou, H.   (2012)   '“Non-rigid structure for motion from 2-D images using Markov chain Monte Carlo”,'. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, VOL. 14, (NO. 1,).  

TSEKLEVES, E. , Whitham, R. , Kondo, K.  and Hill, A.   (2011)   'Investigating media use and the television user experience in the home'. Entertainment Computing. doi: 10.1016/j.entcom.2011.02.002 

Mast, N.  and Owens, TJ.   (2011)   'A survey of performance enhancement of transmission control protocol (TCP) in wireless ad hoc networks'. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2011 (96).  pp. . doi: 10.1186/1687-1499-2011-96 Download publication 

Shanmugam, K. , Powell, RS.  and Owens, T.   (2011)   'An approach for validation of digital anti-forensic evidence'. Information Security Journal: a Global Perspective, 20 (4-5).  pp. 219 - 230. doi: 10.1080/19393555.2011.604667 

Jan, S. , Li, M. , Al-Sultany, G. , Al-Raweshidy, H.  and Shah, IA.   (2011)   'Semantic File Annotation and Retrieval on Mobile Devices'. Mobile Information Systems, 7 (2).  pp. 107 - 122. doi: 10.3233/MIS-2011-0113 

Jan, S. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2011)   'FARM: File Annotation and Retrieval on Mobile Devices'. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 15 (7).  pp. 771 - 779. doi: 10.1007/s00779-011-0400-6 

Alham, NK. , Li, M. , Liu, Y.  and Hammoud, S.   (2011)   'A MapReduce-based Distributed SVM Algorithm for Automatic Image Annotation'. Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 62 (7).  pp. 2801 - 2811. doi: 10.1016/j.camwa.2011.07.046 

Wei, G. , Wang, Z. , Shen, B.  and Li, M.   (2011)   'Probability-Dependent Gain-Scheduled Filtering for Stochastic Systems with Missing Measurements'. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, 58 (11).  pp. 753 - 757. doi: 10.1109/TCSII.2011.2168018 Download publication 

Baker, C.   (2011)   'MINDtouch embodied ephemeral transference: Mobile media performance research'. The International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 7 (1).  pp. 97 - 116. doi: 10.1386/padm.7.1.97_1 Download publication 

Baker, C.   (2011)   'Methodologies for Mobile Media Performance'. Acoustic Space: ART AS RESEARCH, 9 pp. 131 - 144. 

Angelides, M.   (2011)   'Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia'. Multimedia Systems. pp. 1 - 2. 

Aggoun, A.   (2011)   'Compression of 3D integral images using 3D wavelet transform'. IEEE Journal Of Display Technologies

Aggoun, A.   (2011)   'Compression of 3D integral images using 3D wavelet transform'. IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, 7 (11).  pp. 586 - 592. doi: 10.1109/JDT.2011.2159359 

Makanjuola, JK. , Grange, P. , Aggoun, A. , Rouse, P. , et al.   (2011)   'A revolutionary dimension in imaging and minimal access therapy'. JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, 25 pp. A65 - A66. 

Umar, AS. , Swash, RM.  and Sadka, AH.   (2011)   'Subjective quality assessment of 3D videos'. IEEE AFRICON Conference. doi: 10.1109/AFRCON.2011.6071968 

Zhou, HY.  and Sadka, AH.   (2011)   'Combining perceptual features with diffusion distance for face recognition'. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, 41 (5).  pp. 577 - 588. doi: 10.1109/TSMCC.2010.2051328 

Tsekleves, E. , Cosmas, J.  and Yang, C.   (2010)   'Semi-automated human body 3D animator'. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 38 (1/2/3).  pp. 144 - 156. doi: 10.1504/IJCAT.2010.034150 

Wu, T. , LI, M.  and Qi, M.   (2010)   'Optimizing Peer Selection in BitTorrent Networks with Genetic Algorithms'. Future Generation Computer Systems, 26 (8).  pp. 1151 - 1156. doi: 10.1016/j.future.2010.05.016 

Liu, X. , Li, M. , Liu, Y.  and Qi, M.   (2010)   'OBIRE: Ontology based bibliographic information retrieval in P2P networks'. International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, 1 (4).  pp. 58 - 73. doi: 10.4018/jdst.2010100105 

Liu, X. , Li, M.  and Qi, M.   (2010)   'OBIRE: Ontology based Bibliographic Information Publication and Retrieval'. International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, 1 (4).  pp. 59 - 74. 

Sahota, V. , Li, M.  and Hadjinicolaou, M.   (2010)   'Modeling Scalable Grid Information Services with Colored Petri Nets'. International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing, 2 (1).  pp. 51 - 68. 

Falzon, G.  and Li, M.   (2010)   'Evaluating Heuristics for Scheduling Dependent Jobs in Grid Computing Environments'. International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing, 2 (4).  pp. 65 - 80. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0056-0.ch003 

Bravo-Solorio, S. , Gan, L. , Nandi, A.  and Aburdene, M.   (2010)   'Secure Private Fragile Watermarking Scheme with Improved Tampering Localisation Accuracy'. IET Information Security, 4 pp. 137 - 148. doi: 10.1049/iet-ifs.2009.0141 

Money, AG.  and Agius, H.   (2010)   'ELVIS: Entertainment-led video summaries'. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applic, 6 (3).  doi: 10.1145/1823746.1823751 Download publication 

Aggoun, A.  and Youssef, OH.   (2010)   'Coherent grouping of pixels for faster shadow cache in 3D holoscopic computer graphics'. 3DTV-CON 2010: The True Vision - Capture, Transmission and Display of 3D Video. doi: 10.1109/3DTV.2010.5506402 

Schreer, O. , Feldmann, O. , Alonso Mediavilla, I. , Concejero, P. , et al.   (2010)   'RUSHES – an annotation and retrieval engines for multimedia semantic units'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 48 (1).  pp. 23 - 49. doi: 10.1007/s11042-009-0375-8 

Zhou, H. , Sadka, AH. , Swash, MR. , Azizi, J.  and Sadiq, UA.   (2010)   'Feature extraction and clustering for dynamic video summarisation'. Neurocomputing, 73 (10-12).  pp. 1718 - 1729. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2009.09.022 

Jiang, RM. , Sadka, AH.  and Crookes, D.   (2010)   'Multimodal biometric human recognition for perceptual human-computer interaction'. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, 40 (6).  pp. 676 - 681. doi: 10.1109/TSMCC.2010.2050476 

Vaseghi, S.   (2010)   'Modeling and synthesis of English regional accents with pitch and duration correlates'. Computer Speech & Language, 24 (4).  pp. 15. doi: 10.1016/j.csl.2010.02.001 

Yan, Q.  and Vaseghi, S.   (2010)   'Modeling and synthesis of English regional accents with pitch and duration correlates'. Computer Speech & Language, 24 (4).  pp. 711 - 725. doi: 10.1016/j.csl.2010.02.001 

Li, M. , Tu, B. , Sahota, V.  and Qi, M.   (2009)   'Web Services Discovery with Rough Sets'. Journal of Web Services Research, 6 (1).  pp. 69 - 86. doi: 10.4018/jswr.2009092104 

Li, M.  and Qi, M.   (2009)   'Facilitating Resource Discovery in Grid Environments with Peer-to-Peer Structured Tuple Spaces'. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, 2 (4).  pp. 283 - 297. doi: 10.1007/s12083-009-0036-8 

Sahota, V. , Li, M. , Baker, M.  and Antonopoulos, N.   (2009)   'A Grouped P2P Network for Scalable Grid Information Services'. P2P Networking and Applications, 2 (1).  pp. 3 - 12. 

Hadjinicolaou, MG. , Nilavalan, R. , Itagaki, T. , Voskarides, SC. , et al.   (2009)   'Emergency TeleOrthoPaedics m-health system for wireless communication links'. IET Communications, 3 (8).  pp. 1284 - 1296. doi: 10.1049/iet-com.2008.0603 Download publication 

Ling, C. , Mow, WH.  and Gan, L.   (2009)   'Dual-lattice ordering and partial lattice reduction for SIC-based MIMO detection'. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 3 (6).  pp. 975 - 985. doi: 10.1109/JSTSP.2009.2035851 Download publication 

Shen, Y-C. , Gan, L. , Stringer, M. , Burnett, A. , et al.   (2009)   'Terahertz pulsed spectroscopic imaging using optimized binary masks'. Applied Physics Letters, 95 doi: 10.1063/1.3271030 

Baker, C. , Schleser, M.  and Molga, K.   (2009)   'Aesthetics of mobile media art'. International Journal of Media Practice, 10 (2).  pp. 101 - 122. doi: 10.1386/jmpr.10.2-3.101_1 Download publication 

Angelides, MC. , Mylonas, P.  and Wallace, M.   (2009)   'Editorial: Semantic media adaptation and personalization'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 41 (3).  pp. 333 - 336. doi: 10.1007/s11042-008-0241-0 

Sofokleous, AA.  and Angelides, MC.   (2009)   'Dynamic selection of a video content adaptation strategy from a Pareto front'. The Computer Journal, 52 (4).  pp. 413 - 428. doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxn035 Download publication 

Agius, H.  and Angelides, MC.   (2009)   'From MPEG-7 user interaction tools to hanging basket models: bridging the gap'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 41 (3).  pp. 375 - 406. doi: 10.1007/s11042-008-0238-8 

Money, AG.  and Agius, H.   (2009)   'Analysing user physiological responses for affective video summarisation'. Displays, 30 (2).  pp. 59 - 70. doi: 10.1016/j.displa.2008.12.003 Download publication 

Tsekleves, E. , Cosmas, J. , Aggoun, A.  and Loo, J.   (2009)   'Converged digital TV services: The role of middleware and future directions of interactive television'. International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, 2009 pp. . doi: 10.1155/2009/643680 Download publication 

Abdul Karim, H. , Sali, A. , Worrall, S. , Sadka, AH.  and Kondoz, AM.   (2009)   'Multiple description video coding for stereoscopic 3D'. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 55 (4).  pp. 2048 - 2056. doi: 10.1109/TCE.2009.5373768 Download publication 

Jiang, RM. , Sadka, AH.  and Crookes, D.   (2009)   'Hierarchical video summarization in reference subspace'. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 55 (3).  pp. 1551 - 1557. doi: 10.1109/TCE.2009.5278026 Download publication 

Zhou, HY. , Schaefer, G. , Sadka, AH.  and Celebi, ME.   (2009)   'Anisotropic mean shift based fuzzy c-means segmentation of dermoscopy images'. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 3 (1).  pp. 26 - 34. doi: 10.1109/JSTSP.2008.2010631 

Jiang, RM. , Sadka, AH.  and Crookes, D.   (2009)   'Advances in video summarization and skimming'. Studies in Computational Intelligence, 231 pp. 27 - 50. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-02900-4_2 

Zhou, H. , Sadka, AH. , Swash, MR. , Azizi, J.  and Umar, AS.   (2009)   'Content-based image retrieval and clustering: A brief survey'. Recent Patents on Electrical Engineering, 2 (3).  pp. 187 - 199. 

Vaseghi, S. , Yan, Q.  and Ghorshi, A.   (2009)   'Speech accent profiles: modeling and synthesis'. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 26 (3).  pp. 69 - 74. doi: 10.1109/MSP.2009.932161 

Vaseghi, S. , Yan, Q.  and Ghorshi, S.   (2009)   'Speech Accent Profiles: Modeling and Synthesis'. Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE, 26 (3).  pp. 69 - 74. doi: 10.1109/MSP.2009.932161 

Yang, X.  and Owens, TJ.   (2008)   'Intersystem soft handover for converged DVB-H and UMTS networks'. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 57 (3).  pp. 1887 - 1898. doi: 10.1109/TVT.2007.909278 Download publication 

Zhang, Y. , Zhang, C. , Cosmas, J. , Loo, KK. , et al.   (2008)   'Analysis of DVB-H network coverage with the application of transmit diversity'. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 54 (3).  pp. 568 - 577. doi: 10.1109/TBC.2008.2002165 Download publication 

Li, M. , Yu, B. , Rana, O.  and Wang, Z.   (2008)   'Grid service discovery with Rough sets'. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 20 (6).  pp. 851 - 862. doi: 10.1109/TKDE.2007.190744 Download publication 

Li, M.  and Hadjinicolaou, M.   (2008)   'Curriculum Development on Grid Computing'. International Journal of Education and Information Technology, 1 (2).  pp. 71 - 78. 

Li, M. , Yu, B. , Qi, M.  and Antonopoulos, N.   (2008)   'Automatically Wrapping Legacy Software into Services: A Grid Case Study'. P2P Networking and Applications, 1 (2).  pp. 139 - 147. doi: 10.1007/s12083-008-0011-9 

Kurdi, H. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, HS.   (2008)   'A classification of emerging and traditional grid systems'. IEEE Distributed Systems Online, 9 (3).  pp. 1 - 13. doi: 10.1109/MDSO.2008.8 Download publication 

Hoffmann, H. , Itagaki, T. , Wood, D. , Hinz, T.  and Wiegand, T.   (2008)   'A novel method for subjective picture quality assessment and further studies of HDTV formats'. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 54 (1).  pp. 1 - 13. doi: 10.1109/TBC.2008.916833 Download publication 

Hoffmann, H. , Itagaki, T.  and Wood, D.   (2008)   'Quest for finding the right HD format: A new psychophysical method for subjective HDTV assessment'. SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, 117 (4).  pp. 30 - 39. doi: 10.5594/J15118 

Gan, L.  and Ling, C.   (2008)   'Computation of the para-pseudoinverse for oversampled filter banks: forward and backward greville formulas'. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 56 (12).  pp. 5851 - 5860. doi: 10.1109/TSP.2008.2005086 Download publication 

Baker, C.   (2008)   ''Liveness' and 'presence' in bio-networked mobile performance practices: emerging perspectives'. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 4 (2).  pp. 117 - 136. doi: 10.1386/padm.4.2_3.117_1 Download publication 

Angelides, MC.  and Sofokleous, AA.   (2008)   'Semantic content ranking through collaborative and content clustering'. Neurocomputing, 71 (13-15).  pp. 2587 - 2595. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2007.10.029 

Sofokleous, AA.  and Angelides, MC.   (2008)   'DCAF: an MPEG-21 dynamic content adaptation framework'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 40 (2).  pp. 151 - 182. doi: 10.1007/s11042-008-0198-z 

Aggoun, A.  and Mazri, M.   (2008)   'Wavelet-based compression algorithm for still omnidirectional 3d integral images'. Signal, Image and Video Processing, 2 (2).  pp. 141 - 153. doi: 10.1007/s11760-007-0044-1 

Wu, CH. , McCormick, M. , Aggoun, A.  and Kung, SY.   (2008)   'Depth mapping of integral images through viewpoint image extraction with a hybrid disparity analysis algorithm'. Journal of Display Technology, 4 (1).  pp. 101 - 108. doi: 10.1109/JDT.2007.904360 Download publication 

Sheng, Y. , Sadka, AH.  and Kondoz, AM.   (2008)   'Automatic single view-based 3-D face synthesis for unsupervised multimedia applications'. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 18 (7).  pp. 961 - 974. doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2008.924101 

Zhou, HY. , Yuan, Y.  and Sadka, AH.   (2008)   'Application of semantic features in face recognition'. Pattern Recognition, 41 (10).  pp. 3251 - 3256. doi: 10.1016/j.patcog.2008.04.008 

Sheng, Y. , Sadka, AH.  and Kondoz, AM.   (2008)   'Automatic single view-based 3-D face synthesis for unsupervised multimedia applications'. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 18 (7).  pp. 961 - 974. doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2008.924101 

Yan, Q. , Vaseghi, S. , Zavarehei, E. , Milner, B. , et al.   (2008)   'Kalman tracking of linear predictor and harmonic noise models for noisy speech enhancement'. Computer Speech and Language, 22 (1).  pp. 69 - 83. doi: 10.1016/j.csl.2007.06.002 

Zavarehei, E.  and Vaseghi, S.   (2008)   'Interpolation of lost speech segments using LP-HNM model with codebook post-processing'. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 10 (3).  pp. 493 - 502. doi: 10.1109/TMM.2008.917345 

Ghorshi, S. , Vaseghi, S.  and Yan, Q.   (2008)   'Cross-entropic comparision of formants of British, Australian and American English accents'. Speech Communication, 50 (7).  pp. 564 - 579. doi: 10.1016/j.specom.2008.03.013 

Darch, J. , Milner, B.  and Vaseghi, S.   (2008)   'Analysis and prediction of acoustic speech features from mel-frequency cepstral coefficients in distributed speech recognition architectures'. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124 (6).  pp. 3989 - 4000. doi: 10.1121/1.2997436 Download publication 

Books

Bessis, N. , Xhafa, F. , Varvarigou, D. , Hill, R.  and Li, M.   (2013) Internet of Things and Inter-Cooperative Computational Technologies for Collective Intelligence.  Springer-Verlag GmbH 

Antonopoulos, N. , Exarchakos, G. , Li, M.  and Liotta, A.   (2010) Handbook of research on P2P and grid systems for service-oriented computing: models, methodologies and applications.  Information Science Publishing 

Peter, C. , Crane, E. , Axelrod, L. , Agius, H. , et al.   (2010) Emotion in human-computer interaction - real world challenges: Proceedings of the 2009 international workshop. Stuttgart, Germany:  Fraunhofer Verlag 

Peter, C. , Crane, E. , Fabri, M. , Agius, H.  and Axelrod, L.   (2010) Emotion in human-computer interaction - designing for people: Proceedings of the 2008 international workshop. Stuttgart, Germany:  Fraunhofer Verlag 

Angelides, MC.  and Agius, H.   (2010) The Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice.  Wiley 

Vaseghi, S.   (2009) Advanced Digital Signal Processing and Noise Reduction.  Wiley 

Book chapters

Baker, C.  (2013)   'Exploring Mobile Media Performance and Embodying the Network: Visual Communication Re-Mixed', in Schleser, MRC.  and Fry, C. (eds.) Creative Mobile Media Practices.  London Routledge 

Onwubiko, C.  and Owens, T.  (2012)   'Situational Awareness in Computer Network Defense', in Onwubiko, C.  and Owens, T. (eds.) Situational Awareness in Computer Network Defense.  Information Science Reference pp. . 

Mussabbir, Q.  and Owens, T.  (2012)   'IEEE802.21 Assisted Fast Re-authentication Scheme over GSABA', in Onwubiko, C.  and Owens, T. (eds.) Situational Awareness in Computer Network Defense: Principles, Methods and Applications.  

Ali, K.  and Owens, TJ.  (2012)   'Forensic Investigative Process for Situational Awareness in Information Security', in Situational Awareness in Computer Network Defense: Principles, Methods and Applications.  

Abdollahi, SR. , Al-Raweshidy, HS.  and Owens, TJ.  (2012)   'Super-Broadband Wireless Access Network', in Eskim, A. (ed.) Wireless Communcations and Networks – Recent Advances.  InTech 

Daylamani Zad, D.  and Agius, H.  (2011)   'An MPEG-7 Profile for Collaborative Multimedia Annotation', in Angelides, MC.  and Agius, H. (eds.) The Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice.  Wiley 

Kurdi, H. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, HS.  (2010)   'A Taxonomy of Grid Systems', in Antonopoulos, N. , Exarchakos, G. , Li, M.  and Liotta, A. (eds.) Handbook of Research on P2P and Grid Systems for Service-Oriented Computing: Models, Methodologies and Applications.  Information Science Publishing 

Aggoun, A.  (2010)   '3D holoscopic imaging technology for real-time volume processing and display', in Mrak, M. , Grgic, M.  and Kunt, M. (eds.) High-Quality Visual Experience: Creation, Processing and Interactivity of High-Resolution and High-Dimensional Video Signals.  Berlin/Heidelberg Springer-Verlag pp. 411 - 428. 

Li, M.  and Yu, B.  (2009)   'Service Discovery with Rough Sets', in Udoh, E.  and Wang, F. (eds.) Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications.  Information Science Reference pp. 147 - 155. 

Li, M. , Yu, B.  and Qi, M.  (2009)   'Service Composition Automation with AI Planning', in Cao, J. (ed.) Cyberinfrastructure Technologies and Applications.  Nova Science Publishers pp. 179 - 197. 

Sahota, V.  and Li, M.  (2009)   'Modeling P2P Grid Information Services with Colored Petri Nets', in Wei, J. (ed.) Grid Computing: Technology, Services, and Applications.  CRC Press 

Cherry, D.  and Li, M.  (2009)   'MediaGrid: A Distributed Storage System for Archiving Broadcast Media Content', in Udoh, E.  and Wang, F. (eds.) Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications.  Information Science Reference pp. 136 - 146. 

Sofokleous, AA.  and Angelides, MC.  (2009)   'Dealing bandwidth to mobile clients using games', in Handbook of Digital Media in Entertainment and Arts.  US Springer (Part 1) : pp. 219 - 235. 

Parmar, MJ.  and Angelides, MC.  (2009)   'Automatic feature extraction to an MPEG-7 content model', in Angelides, MC. , Mylonas, P.  and Wallace, M. (eds.) Advances in Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalisation.  Boca Raton, FL CRC Press (2) : pp. 399 - 423. 

Daylamani Zad, D.  and Agius, H.  (2009)   'Multimedia metadata 2.0: Challenges of collaborative content modelling', in Angelides, MC. , Wallace, M.  and Mylonas, P. (eds.) Advances in Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization.  Boca Raton, FL CRC Press (2) : pp. 1 - 20. 

Daylamani Zad, D.  and Agius, H.  (2009)   'Collaborative movie annotation', in Furht, B. (ed.) Handbook of Multimedia for Digital Entertainment and Arts.  New York, NY Springer pp. 265 - 288. 

Sofokleous, AA.  and Angelides, MC.  (2008)   'Multimedia content personalisation on mobile devices using MPEG-7 and MPEG-21', in Furht, B. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Multimedia.  US Springer (Part 13) : pp. 516 - 521. 

Angelides, MC.  and Sofokleous, AA.  (2008)   'Mobile devices: quality of service (QoS)', in Fuhrt, B. (ed.) Encuclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications.  Boca Raton, FL Taylor and Francis (II) : pp. 686 - 693. 

Conference papers

Money, A.  and Agius.   (2013)   '‘Mind the Gap’: Evaluating User Physiological Response for Multi-Genre Video Summarisation' , The 27th International British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conference: The Internet of things. London, UK. 9 - 13 September. 

Paraskevopoulos, I.  and Tsekleves, E.   (2012)   'Simulation of photovoltaics for defence applications: Power generation assessment and investigation of the available integration areas of photovoltaic devices on a virtual infantryman' . 

Al-Sultany, G. , Li, M. , Ponraj, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2012)   'Mobile Message-Aware Enhancement using Fuzzy Lattice Reasoning' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 1608 - 1611. 

Alham, A. , Li, M. , Liu, Y. , Ponraj, M.  and Qi, M.   (2012)   'A Distributed SVM Ensemble for Image Classification and Annotation' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 1596 - 1599. 

Baker, C. , Raskob, E. , French, F.  and Rothwell, N.   (2012)   'The life project' , The Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA). London. 10 - 12 July. British Computer Society. Download publication 

Nawaz, M. , Fatah, OA. , Comas, J.  and Aggoun, A.   (2012)   'Extracting foreground in video sequence using segmentation based on motion, contrast and luminance' . doi: 10.1109/BMSB.2012.6264297 

Fatah, OA. , Aggoun, A. , Nawaz, M. , Cosmas, J. , et al.   (2012)   'Depth mapping of integral images using a hybrid disparity analysis algorithm' . doi: 10.1109/BMSB.2012.6264257 

Paraskevopoulos, I.  and Tsekleves, E.   (2011)   'Simulation of photovoltaics for defence and commercial applications by extending existing 3D authoring software: A validation study' . 

Tsekleves, E. , Skordoulis, D. , Paraskevopoulos, I.  and Kilbride, C.   (2011)   'Wii your health: A low-cost wireless system for home rehabilitation after stroke using Wii remotes with its expansions and blender' , BioMed 2011. Innsbruck Austria. 16 - 18 February. ACTA Press. 

Mast, N. , Owens, TJ.  and Javed, M.   (2011)   'Comparison of wrong notification of route failure when using DSR with that of AODV routing' , Proceeding 27th Annual UK Performance Engineering Workshop. Bradford. 7 - 8 July. [unpublished].  

Jan, S. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2011)   'Semantic Based File Retrieval on Resource Limited Devices with Ontology Alignment Support' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2765 - 2768. 

Liu, Z. , Li, M.  and Ponraj, M.   (2011)   'Performance Evaluation of Latent Dirichlet Allocation in Text Mining' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2761 - 2764. 

Alham, N. , Li, M. , Liu, Y.  and Hammoud, S.   (2011)   'Parallelizing Multiclass Support Vector Machines for Scalable Image Annotation' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2757 - 2760. 

Jan, S. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2011)   'Ontology Based File Retrieval Framework for Resource Limited Mobile Devices' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2737 - 2740. 

Jan, S. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2011)   'Ontology Alignment using Rough Sets' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2749 - 2752. 

Liu, Y. , Li, M. , Alham, N. , Hammoud, S.  and Ponraj, M.   (2011)   'Load Balancing in MapReduce Environments for Data Intensive Applications' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2741 - 2744. 

Al-Sultany, G. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2011)   'Intelligent Mobile Messaging' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2737 - 2740. 

Caruana, G. , Li, M.  and Qi, M.   (2011)   'A MapReduce based Parallel SVM for Large Scale Spam Filtering' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2722 - 2725. 

Alham, N. , Li, M. , Liu, Y. , Hammoud, S.  and Ponraj, M.   (2011)   'A Distributed SVM for Scalable Image Annotation' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2718 - 2721. 

Baker, C.   (2011)   'Tactile Video Love Letters: finding new modalities for non-verbal communication' , (ISEA)2011 International Symposium of Electronic Arts. Sabanci Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey. 14 - 21 September. MIT Press. 

Liu, M. , Tsekleves, E.  and Cosmas, JP.   (2010)   'Semi-automatic creation of graphically-rich mobile Television services and applications using an XHTML browser and J2ME' , 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB). Shanghai, China. 24 - 26 March. IEEE, pp. 1 - 7. doi: 10.1109/ISBMSB.2010.5463120 

Hammoud, S. , Li, M. , Liu, Y. , Alham, N.  and Liu, Z.   (2010)   'MRSim: A Discrete Event based MapReduce Simulator' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2993 - 2997. 

Alham, N. , Li, M. , Hammoud, S. , Liu, Y.  and Ponraj, M.   (2010)   'MapReduce-based Distributed SMO for Support Vector Machines' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2983 - 2987. 

Jan, S. , Li, M. , Al-Sultany, G.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2010)   'File Annotation and Sharing on Low-End Mobile Devices' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2973 - 2977. 

Al-Sultany, G. , Li, M. , Jan, S.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2010)   'Facilitating Mobile Communication with Annotated Messages' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 755 - 760. 

Liu, Y. , Li, M. , Hammoud, S. , Alham, N.  and Ponraj, M.   (2010)   'Distributed LSI for Information Retrieval' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 2978 - 2982. 

Kurdi, H. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2010)   'A Personal Mobile Grid' , UK e-Science All Hands Meeting. Cardiff. [unpublished].  

Caruana, G.  and Li, M.   (2010)   'A MapReduce based Anti-Spam Architecture' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 3003 - 3006. 

Deigmoeller, J. , Itagaki, T. , Stoll, G.  and Just, N.   (2010)   'An approach to intelligently crop and scale video for broadcast applications' , 25th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. Sierre, Switzerland. 22 - 26 March. ACM, pp. 1911 - 1918. doi: 10.1145/1774088.1774493 

Deigmoeller, J. , Itagaki, T. , Stoll, G.  and Just, N.   (2010)   'A context-based approach to crop and scale video for broadcast applications' , 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB). Shanghai, China. 24 - 26 March. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ISBMSB.2010.5463077 

Itagaki, T.  and Owens, TJ.   (2010)   'A medium to long term roadmap for access services on DTV' , eChallenges 2010. Warsaw, Poland. 27 - 29 October. IIMC International Information Management Corporation Ltd. Download publication 

Baker, C.   (2010)   'MINDtouch: embodied ephemeral transference' , DRHA 2010 Conference: Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts. Brunel University, London. 5 - 8 September. [unpublished].  

Aggoun, A.   (2010)   '3D Holoscopic video content capture, manipulation and display technologies' . doi: 10.1109/WIO.2010.5582529 

Cosmas, J. , Loo, J. , Aggoun, A.  and Tsekleves, E.   (2010)   'Matlab traffic and network flow model for planning impact of 3D applications on networks' , 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB). Shanghai, China. 24 - 26 March. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ISBMSB.2010.5463130 

Aggoun, A. , Mehanna, A. , Tsekleves, E. , Cosmas, J.  and Loo, J.   (2010)   'Live immerse video-audio interactive multimedia' . Shanghai, China. 24 - 26 March. doi: 10.1109/ISBMSB.2010.5463148 

Cody, RL. , Cosmas, J.  and Tsekleves, E.   (2009)   'Open-standards rich media mobile platform and rapid service creation tool' , Global Mobile Congress 2009. Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. 12 - 14 October. IEEE, pp. 1 - 6. doi: 10.1109/GMC.2009.5295896 

Tsekleves, E. , Whitham, R. , Kondo, K.  and Hill, A.   (2009)   'Bringing the television experience to other media in the home: an ethnographic study' , 7th European Conference on Interactive Television(EUROITV'09). Leuven, Belgium. - 5 June. ACM, pp. 201 - 210. doi: 10.1145/1542084.1542125 

Caruana, G.  and Li, M.   (2009)   'SpamCloud: A Distributed Anti-Spam Infrastructure' , UK e-Science All Hands Meeting. [unpublished].  

Alham, N. , Li, M. , Hammoud, S.  and Qi, H.   (2009)   'Evaluating Machine Learning Techniques for Automatic Image Annotations' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 245 - 249. 

Falzon, G.  and Li, M.   (2009)   'Evaluating Heuristics for Grid Workflow Scheduling' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 237 - 241. 

Hentschel, M. , Li, M.  and Qi, M.   (2009)   'Distributed Indexing for Resource Discovery in P2P Networks' , IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing. IEEE, pp. 550 - 555. 

Jan, S. , Khan, S. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, HS.   (2009)   'Distributed execution of an inherently sequential network simulator' , International Conference on Communication Software and Networks (ICCSN'09). Macau, Peoples Republic of China. 27 - 28 February. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICCSN.2009.161 

Liu, X.  and Li, M.   (2009)   'A Peer to Peer Network for Bibliographic Information Retrieval' , International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. IEEE, pp. 240 - 244. 

Wu, T. , Li, M. , Ponraj, M.  and Qi, M.   (2009)   'A Genetic Algorithm based Peer Selection Strategy for File Downloading in BitTorrent Networks' , The World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing. IEEE, pp. 336 - 341. 

Do, TT. , Gan, L. , Chen, Y. , Nguyen, N.  and Tran, TD.   (2009)   'Fast and efficient dimensionality reduction using structurally random matrices' , IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2009). Taipei, Taiwan. 19 - 24 April. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2009.4959960 

Do, TT. , Chen, Y. , Nguyen, N. , Gan, L.  and Tran, TD.   (2009)   'A fast and efficient heuristic nuclear norm algorithm for rank minimization' , IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2009). Taipei, Taiwan. 19 - 24 April. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2009.4960353 

Baker, C.   (2009)   'MindTouch: SMARTfashion developments' , 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2009). University of Ulster, Belfast. 23 - 1 September. [unpublished].  

Baker, C.   (2009)   'MindTouch: ephemeral transferance - mobile participatory performance' , 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2009). University of Ulster, Belfast. 23 - 1 September. [unpublished].  

Schreer, O. , Feldmann, I. , Alonso, I. , Concejero, P. , et al.   (2009)   'RUSHES - retrieval of multimedia semantic units for enhanced reusability' , 7th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI '09). Chania, Crete, Greece. 3 - 5 June. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/CBMI.2009.43 

Abdul Karim, H. , Arif, NAM. , Sali, A. , Worrall, S.  and Sadka, AH.   (2009)   'An error resilience method for depth in stereoscopic 3D video' . doi: 10.1109/ICSIPA.2009.5478630 

Cody, RL. , Tsekleves, E.  and Cosmas, J.   (2008)   'Open-standards rich media mobile platform and rapid deployment service creation tool' , World Wireless Congress 2008. San Francisco Bay Area, California. - 16 May. [unpublished].  Download publication 

Li, MZ.  and Hadjinicolaou, M.   (2008)   'Introducing grid computing to a masters course: the design rationale and practice' , 5th WSEAS/IASME International Conference on Engineering Education. Heraklion, Greece. 22 - 24 July. 

Naseer, A. , Stergioulas, L. , Hammoud, S.  and Li, M.   (2008)   'Grid-based semantic integration and dissemination of medical information' , Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2008). London. [unpublished].  

Qi, M. , Li, M.  and Willis, P.   (2008)   'Fast Implementation of Cel-Based Animation' , International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology. ACM. 

Alham, N.  and Li, M.   (2008)   'Content Based Image Retrieval: A Review' , International Conference on Autonomic Computing. [unpublished].  

Kurdi, H. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, HS.   (2008)   'A generic framework for resource scheduling in personal mobile grids based on honeybee colony' , 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services, and Technologies (NGMAST 2008). Cardiff, UK. 16 - 19 September. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/NGMAST.2008.29 

Kurdi, H. , Li, M.  and Al-Raweshidy, H.   (2008)   'A Bio-inspired Scheduling Heuristic for Personal Mobile Grids' , International Conference on Autonomic Computing. [unpublished].  

Deigmoeller, J. , Itagaki, T.  and Stoll, G.   (2008)   'An approach for an intelligent crop and scale application to adapt video for mobile TV' , IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting. Las Vegas, US. 31 - 2 April. IEEE, pp. 292 - 298. doi: 10.1109/ISBMSB.2008.4536658 

Do, TT. , Gan, L. , Nguyen, N.  and Tran, TD.   (2008)   'Sparsity adaptive matching pursuit algorithm for practical compressed sensing' , 42nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers. Pacific Grove, California. 26 - 29 October. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ACSSC.2008.5074472 

Bravo, S. , Gan, L. , Nandi, AK.  and Aburdene, MF.   (2008)   'Fragile logo watermarking for public authentication' , IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2008). Las Vegas, Nevada. 31 - 4 April. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2008.4517948 

Do, TT. , Tran, TD.  and Gan, L.   (2008)   'Fast compressive sampling with structurally random matrices' , IEEE International Conference Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2008). Las Vegas, Nevada. 31 - 4 April. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2008.4518373 

Gan, L. , Do, TT.  and Tran, TD.   (2008)   'Fast compressive imaging using scrambled block Hadamard ensemble' , 16th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2008). Lausanne, Switzerland. 25 - 29 August. [unpublished].  

Liu, L. , Gan, L.  and Tran, TD.   (2008)   'Lifting-based Laplacian Pyramid reconstruction schemes' , 15th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2008). San Diego, CA. 12 - 15 October. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICIP.2008.4712379 

Baker, C.   (2008)   'Embodied presence in mobile media performance' , MobileFest. Sao Paulo, Brazil. 16 - 17 November. [unpublished].  

Agius, H.   (2010)   'Emotion description with MPEG-7' . Fraunhofer Verlag, pp. 13 - 15. 

Aggoun, A. , Amon, P. , Arbel, I. , Chernilov, A. , et al.   (2008)   'Multimedia delivery in the future internet: A converged network perspective' , Multimedia Delivery in the Future Internet, NEM 2008 Summit. Saint-Malo, France. 13 EU, pp. 1 - 47. Download publication 

Cirstea, S. , Aggoun, A.  and McCormick, M.   (2008)   'Depth extraction from 3D-integral images approached as an inverse problem' , IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2008). Cambridge, UK. - 2 July. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2008.4677198 

Schreer, O. , Ardeo, LF. , Sotiriou, D. , Sadka, A.  and Izquierdo, E.   (2008)   'User requirements for multimedia indexing and retrieval of unedited audio-visual footage - RUSHES' , Ninth International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS '08). Klagenfurt, Austria. 7 - 9 May. IEEE, pp. 76 - 79. doi: 10.1109/WIAMIS.2008.14 Download publication 

Donato, G. , Sequeira, V.  and Sadka, AH.   (2008)   'Stereoscopic helmet mounted system for real-time 3D environment reconstruction and indoor ego-motion estimation' , Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XIII: Design and Applications. Orlando, Florida. 16 - 20 March. doi: 10.1117/12.777653 

Zhou, H. , Sadka, AH.  and Jiang, M.   (2008)   'Speech extraction for speech and music discrimination' , 6th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI’08). QMUL, London, UK. 18 - 20 June. [unpublished].  

Zhou, H. , Sadka, A.  and Jiang, RM.   (2008)   'Speech enhancement in noisy environments for video retrieval' , Ninth International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS '08). Klagenfurt. 7 - 9 May. IEEE, pp. 197 - 200. doi: 10.1109/WIAMIS.2008.38 Download publication 

Zhou, H. , Sadka, A.  and Jiang, RM.   (2008)   'Feature extraction for speech and music discrimination' , International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing(CBMI 2008). London, UK. 18 - 20 June. IEEE, pp. 170 - 173. doi: 10.1109/CBMI.2008.4564943 Download publication 

Jiang, RM. , Sadka, AH.  and Zhou, HY.   (2008)   'Automatic human face detection for content-based image annotation' , International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2008). London, UK. 18 - 20 June. IEEE, pp. 66 - 69. doi: 10.1109/CBMI.2008.4564929 Download publication 

Zhou, H. , Schaefer, G. , Sadka, AH.  and Celebi, ME.   (2008)   'Anisotropic mean shift based fuzzy c-means segmentation of skin lesions' , 1st International Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging (CIMI-1). Cergy-Pontoise, France. 27 - 31 October. doi: 10.1145/1456223.1456313 

Donato, G. , Bostrom, G. , Sequeira, V.  and Sadka, AH.   (2008)   'A markerless tracking method based on sensor fusion and iterative closest point' , IEEE International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems. Athens, Greece. 9 - 12 March. [unpublished].  

Zhou, H. , Sadka, A.  and Jiang, RM.   (2008)   '3D inference and modelling for video retrieval' , Ninth International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS '08). Klagenfurt. 7 - 9 May. IEEE, pp. 84 - 87. doi: 10.1109/WIAMIS.2008.37 Download publication 

Milner, B. , Darch, J.  and Vaseghi, S.   (2008)   'Applying noise compensation methods to robustly predict acoustic speech features from MFCC vectors in noise' , 33rd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2008). Las Vegas, NV. - 4 April. [unpublished].  doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2008.4518517 

Reports

Itagaki, T.   (2013)  LS from FG-AVA to International Civil Aviation Organization - ICAO - accessibility issues on pre-flight safety demonstration videos.  Place of publication: INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION, TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION SECTOR 

Itagaki, T.   (2013)  LS from FG-AVA to ARIB (JP), SBTVD (BR), ATSC (US), DVB (EU), SARFT(CN) on subtitle/captioning system.  Place of publication: INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION 

Itagaki, T. , Ito, T.  and Wood, D.   (2013)  Draft 1 report of working part C and D.  Place of publication: International Telecommunication Union, Telecommunication Standardization Sector 

Itagaki, T.  and Wood, D.   (2012)  Draft Recommendation “Requirements for access services provided by hybrid broadcasting”.  Place of publication: INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION SECTOR 

Itagaki, T.   (2012)  Producing and delivering access services – the options (presentation no. 6/8) “Tutorial on Audiovisual Media Accessibility”, 14 – 15 March 2012, New Delhi, India.  Place of publication: INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION SECTOR 

Itagaki, T.  and Dosch, C.   (2012)  Digital Television for All.  Place of publication: INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION SECTOR 

Itagaki, T.   (2011)  Final Report - DTV4All Project.  Available at: http://dea.brunel.ac.uk/dtv4all/FINAL_Report_pub.pdf 

Owens, T.  and Itagaki, T.   (2010)  Final dissemination plan.  Place of publication: DTV4All, 25th March 2010 

Owens, TJ.  and Itagaki, T.   (2010)  Final workshop on access services at the EBU.  Available at: http://dea.brunel.ac.uk/dtv4all/ICT-PSP-224994-D48-pub.pdf 

Itagaki, T.  and Owens, TJ.   (2010)  DTV4All workshop at European Parliament: Oct 2010.  Available at: http://dea.brunel.ac.uk/dtv4all/ICT-PSP-224994-D52-pub.pdf 

Owens, T.  and Looms, P.   (2009)  Technical plan of mature pilot services.  Place of publication: DTV4All, 23rd February 2009 

Owens, T.   (2009)  Preliminary dissemination plan.  Place of publication: DTV4All, 29th April 2009 

Looms, PO.  and Owens, T.   (2009)  Evaluation methodology.  Place of publication: DTV4All, 20th February 2009 

Owens, T.  and Looms, P.   (2009)  Cooperation with standardisation bodies.  Place of publication: DTV4All, 6th February 2009 

Theses / Dissertations

Baker, C.   (2011)  MINDtouch - Ephemeral Transference: 'Liveness’ in Networked Performance with Mobile Devices.  PhD Thesis.

Members

Director

 

Members of the steering committee

Research Students

  • Abdulkadir Audu: Real and Virtual Camera Positioning for 3D Panoramic Image Rendering
  • Abdulkareem Ibrahim: Error Resilience in MultiView Video Communications
  • Forough Goudarzi: Routing in Vehicular ad hoc Networks using Position Related Information
  • Hatem Deif: Single Channel Source Separation
  • Jianbin Cui: Optimising MapReduce/Hadoop Scheduling for Big Data Analysis
  • Lawan Sagir: Error resilience for Multiview Video Communication
  • Mahesh Ponraj: Optimisation of Bandwidth Utilisation in WiMax LTE Networks
  • Mahmoud Hashem Eiza: Reliable Routing in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks
  • Mary-Jane Sule: Scalable and High Performance Data Stream Processing
  • Mohammadreza Yavari
  • Mohd Mohd Sazali: Hardware implementation of multiview video compression schemes
  • Mukhtaj Khan: Massive Data Analysis on Smart Grids
  • Osama Raheb
  • Salim Qatoob Al Amri: The Effect of the Implementation of e-Governance System on the Operational Performance of the Sultanate of Oman

Alumnus

  • Dr Minaz Parmar - MAC-REALM: A video content feature extraction and modelling framework (2014)
  • Dr Damon Daylamani Zad - MC2: MPEG-7 Content Modelling Communities (2013)
  • Dr Alipah Bte Pawi - Modeling and Extraction of Fundamental Frequency in Speech Signals
  • Dr Godwin Caruana - Parallel Support Vector Machines for Large Scale Spam Filtering
  • Dr Sanusi Mohammad - Scalability Techniques for Optimal Video Communications over Heterogenous Mobile Networks
  • Dr Ghaidaa Al-Sultany - Context aware Mobile Message Annotation and Processing (2012)
  • Dr Abubakr Umar - Multiple Description Coding for 3D Video Communications over Wireless Networks (2011)
  • Hamdullah Mohib: 3D Video Transport over Heteregeneous Networks
  • Obaidullah Abdul Fatah: Depth Map Generation and 3D Image Processing
  • Rafiq Swash: 3D Stereoscopic image capture and visualisation

About

For more information about the research activities including opportunities for PhD projects, industrial and academic collaboration, please contact:

Email: sed-cmcr-urc@brunel.ac.uk

Postal Address

Centre for Media Communications Research
Electronic and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering and Design,
Brunel University,
Uxbridge, Middlesex,
UB8 3PH, United Kingdom
Tel.  +44 (0)1895 265886
Fax. +44 (0)1895 269695

Location in University

Centre for Media Communications Research
Michael Sterling building

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