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Professor Rami Qahwaji

Professor Rami Qahwaji

  • Title: Professor of Visual Computing
  • Email: R.S.R.Qahwaji@Bradford.ac.uk
  • Extension: 6078
  • Room No. Horton D5.08
  • Qualifications: B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (1994) M.Sc. Control and Computer Engineering (1997) PhD Informatics ( 2002)
  • Additional Role: BSc MSc PhD FHEA CEng FIET
  • Additional Role: Academic Director - Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire
  • Web: http://spaceweather.inf.brad.ac.uk/
  • Research Groups: Visual Computing

BIOGRAPHY +

Rami Qahwaji is Professor of Visual Computing at the University of Bradford, the Academic Director for the Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire and the Academic Lead for the Healthcare Technology Unit at the Digital Health Enterprise Zone (DHEZ). Rami is originally trained as an Electrical Engineer and had MSc in Control and Computer Engineering and PhD in Imaging and Machine Learning. His research interests include: 2D/3D image processing, machine learning, data science, digital health and the design of machine vision systems with proven track record in the fields of solar/satellite imaging, medical imaging, data visualisation and applied data mining working with medical and industrial collaborators such as NASA, ESA and the NHS. His research was funded by H2020, EPSRC, Innovate UK, EU FP7, NHS, ERDF, European Space Agency (ESA), TSB, Yorkshire Forward and more.

He has over 140 refereed publications including 6 edited books, 10 book chapters, around 45 journal papers, and over 65 invited talks and conference presentations and publications. He has supervised 25 completed PhD projects, with another 7 currently in train. He also examined over 20 PhD students at UK and International universities. He is Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), Charted Engineer (CEng from Engineering Council, UK), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of various professional organisations, and has refereed research proposals for various national and international funding bodies. He has acted as reviewer/ external examiner for over 20 UK and international universities and has a US patent. He is heavily involved in the organisation of international conferences and different public engagement activities..

GRANTS +

Current, and significant recent, funded projects

- Innovate UK KTP with Exa Networks, "Internet Content Filtering using AI Classification Methods," Ci Lei, Rami Qahwaji and Apostol Vourdas, £140K, 2018-2020
- Innovate UK KTP with SenSat Ltd, "New Generation of Intelligent Drone Imagery," Rami Qahwaji and Dhaval Thakker, £140K, 2018-2020
- H2020 Project funded by European Commission Research and Innovation call: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016 (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks), “SECRET: SEcure Network Coding for Reduced Energy nexT generation Mobile Small cells”, Eur 3.3M, PI for Bradford (Eur 0.6M) Prof: Raed Abd-Alhameed. Bradford project Prof Rami Qahwaji, Dr James M Noras and Dr Stephen MR Jones.
- European Space Agency (ESA) funded project: 'Solar Events Prediction system For Space Launch Risk Estimation'. In Collaboration with the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain) and the University of Malaga (Spain), 100K Euro, Sep 2013-Sep 2014, funded by the European Space Agency (ESA)
- EC FP7 funded project 'SOLID: First European Comprehensive SOLar Irradiance Data exploitation', Total budget Euro 2M distributed among 10 partners. Dec 2012- Dec 2015. Prof Qahwaji leading 'WP3: Multi-wavelength solar image processing for novel SSI proxies' Bradford's Budget Euro 248K.
- NHS funded project: '3D Corneal Modelling', Sep 2013- Aug 2015, GBP 250K, funded by the NHS National Innovation Centre and Bradford University.
- Consultancy for Advanced Digital Institute (ADI), June 2013, GBP 5K.
- R. Qahwaji, S. Ipson and H. Ugail, 'Image Processing, Machine Learning and Geometric Modelling for the 3D Representation of Solar Features', EPSRC (EP/F022948/1), 3 years project, started 18/02/08, GBP 296K.
- Hassan Ugail, Rami Qahwaji, Andrew Holmes and Chris Watkins,'Development of a 3D User Interface for Intelligent Data Browsing,' European Regional Development Fund, GBP 150K, 2011 -2012.
- R. Qahwaji, 'Image Processing & Machine Learning Techniques for Short-term Prediction of Solar Activity,' EPSRC (GR/T17588/01), 3 years project (10/01/05 till 09/01/08), GBP 125K.
- J. Jiang, R. Qahwaji, and S. Ipson, 'European Travel Funding for the Digital Imaging Research Group to Bid for EU funding under the Framework-6 Programme,' EPSRC (GR/S62758/01), GBP 14K.
- Z. Zharkova, S. Ipson and R. Qahwaji,' European travel funding to enable members of the Solar Imaging Research Group to gain funding for the EU Framework 6 Programme,' EPSRC (GR/S84699/01), GBP 14K.
- R. Qahwaji and S. Ipson in collaboration with Hines Engineering, funded by the innovation vouchers – Yorkshire Forward, GBP 4K
- Veronique Delouille, Rami Qahwaji, Frédéric Auchère, Thierry Dudok de Wit, Peter Gallagher, Jean-François Hochedez, Davina Innes, Matthieu Kretzschmar, Nicolas Labrosse, Petrus Martens, Susanna Parenti, Karel Schrijver, Robert Walsh, 'Mining and exploiting the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory data in Europe'. Funded by the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) Bern, Switzerland, Sep 2009 till Sep 2011.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES +

Invited to more than 22 international research meetings to talk about current research and developments in USA and Europe.

Technical Assessor - the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET)

Charted Engineer (CEng) - The Engineering Council (UK)

Fellow of the Higher Education academy (HEA) - (FHEA)

Conference Co-Chair of the Int. Conference on CYBERWORLDS 2009, UK. Also Conference Co-Chair of the Int. Conference on Computer Science from Algorithms to Applications (CSAA 2009-Egypt).

Member of the technical committee and/or reviewer for more than 30 international conferences and have chaired the Imaging/Vision or Signal Processing sessions in more than 7 international conferences.

Acted as an external PhD examiner for the following British Universities: Warwick (3 times), Liverpool (3 times), Nottingham Trent, Hull and Glamorgan. Also, University of Karachi-Pakistan (twice).


Refereed research proposals for different grant awarding bodies (EPSRC, MRC, NERC, PPARC, Royal Society, British Council, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), KFUPM (KSA), etc).

Referee for various Journals: The Computer Journal (BCS); The Astrophysical Journal; Solar Physics (Springer); IET Image Processing; IEEE Trans Industrial Informatics; Pattern Recognition Letters (Elsevier); Neural Computing & Applications (Springer); Signal Processing (Elsevier); Advances in Space Research (Elsevier); IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation; IET Proc. Radar, Sonar & Navigation, Information Engineering, Pervasive computing; etc.

Acted as reviewer for evaluating staff research portfolio and grant proposals for the following universities: The University of Jordan (Jordan), Applied Science University (Jordan), Amman Arab University (Jordan) and King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KSA).

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE +


Fellowships of Professional Institutions or equivalent

Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), Charted Engineer (UK Engineering Council), Fellow of the Higher Education academy (HEA).


International Conference Organisation

Chaired the Imaging/Vision or Signal Processing sessions in more than 7 international conferences.

Chaired the Imaging/Vision or Signal Processing sessions in the following conferences: Int. Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications (MIC-CCA 2008), IEEE Int. Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (ICSPC 2007, IEEE Int. Conference on Telecomputing and Information Technology (ICTIT 2004).

Cyberworlds 2011 (Canada), Cyberworlds 2010(Singapore), CGI2010 (Singapore), ITSim 2010 (Malaysia), Cyberworlds 2009 (UK), CITSA 2009 (USA), IEEE ICME 2009 (Mexico), MIC-CSC 08 (Jordan), IEEE SSD08 (Jordan), CITSA 08 (USA), IEEE ICSPC 07 (UAE), CITSA 07 (USA), DCCA 2007 (Jordan), ICME 2006 (Canada), VCIP-SPIE 05 (China), ASMTA 2004 (Germany), KES 2004 (New Zealand)

Conference Co-Chair of the Int. Conference on CYBERWORLDS 2009, UK and Int. Conference on Computer Science from Algorithms to Applications (CSAA), Egypt


International Plenary Lectures, Conference Keynote

Invited talks at more than 20 international research events and institutions

Key Note Speech at the 3rd Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications (MIC-CCA2009), which is IEEE sponsored, October 2009, Jordan. Speech entitled "Applied Image Processing and Machine Learning: a Multidisciplinary Perspective,". More info is available at http://mosharaka.net/CCA.htm
[2009]


Membership of Research Council Peer Review College

Refereed grant proposals for EPSRC, MRC, NERC, PPARC, Royal Society, British Council, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), KFUPM (KSA), etc


Other

Acted as an external examiner and Reviewer for the following universities: University of Warwick (UK), University of Liverpool (UK), University of Glamorgan (UK), Applied Science University (Jordan), King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KSA), University of Karachi (Pakistan) and others.

Referee for international Journals: The Computer Journa; The Astrophysical Journal; Solar Physics; IET Image Processing; IEEE Trans Industrial Informatics; Pattern Recognition Letters; Neural Computing & Applications; Signal Processing; Advances in Space Research; IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation; IET Proc. Radar, Sonar & Navigation, Information Engineering, Pervasive computing; etc.

Invited to research activities organised by EPSRC, CISM - Boston University (USA - 2006), LPCE at the Université d'Orléans (France -July 2008), the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON -Jan 2008), , NASA's workshop, "Forecasting the Operational All-Clear" (USA - April 2009), European COST Action ES0803 meeting in Rome (Italy - March 2009), etc.


Prizes, Medals, Awards

Uninterrupted EPSRC funding since Sep 2004

R. Qahwaji, "Image Processing & Machine Learning Techniques for Short-term Prediction of Solar Activity," EPSRC (GR/T17588/01), 3 years project (10/01/05 till 09/01/08), GBP 124,887.

R. Qahwaji, S. Ipson and H. Ugail, "Image Processing, Machine Learning and Geometric Modelling for the 3D Representation of Solar Features", EPSRC (EP/F022948/1), 3 years project, started 18/02/08, GBP 295,469.

Rami Qahwaji was also involved in 2 small EPSRC grants GR/S62758/01, value GBP 13.7K and GR/S84699/01, value GBP 13.7K. He also did consultancy work for Hines Engineering ltd - Bradford, which was funded by the innovation vouchers - Yorkshire Forward (GBP 3K).

FP7 project "SOLID: First European Comprehensive SOLar Irradiance Data exploitation", Total budget €2M distributed among 10 partners. Dec 2012- Dec 2015. Prof Qahwaji leading "WP3: Multi-wavelength solar image processing for novel SSI proxies" Bradford's Budget €248K.
[2012]

- New project funded by the NHS National Innovation Centre and Bradford University, "3D Corneal Modelling", Jan 2013-Jan2015.
[2012]

Included in Marquis Whos Who in the World (Science and Engineering), 2011-2012
[2010]

RESEARCH STAFF +

Dr Mhd Saeed Sharif (Research Assistant Sep 2013 - 2016 )
Dr Omar Wahab (Research Assistant started Oct 2013 - 2016)
Ehsan Shahamatnia (Visiting Researcher From June 2014 - Sep 2014)
Dr Mohammad Alomari (Visiting Researcher From June 2014 - Aug 2014)
Dr Omar Nibouche (Research Assistant started April 2013-Oct 2013)
Dr Tufan Colak (Research Assistant from 2004 - 2008)
Dr Tufan Colak (Research Assistant from 2008 - 2011)
Dr Khalid Al-Diri (Visiting Researcher From 2008 - 2009)
Dr Omar Wahab Ahmed (Research Assistant 2011)
Dr Mohammad AlOmari (Visiting Researcher Sep 2011)
Dr Jamal Zraqou (Visiting Researcher Sep 2012)

Completed PhDs:
1. Puteri Nor Hashimah, "Computerized video content processing, manipulation and accessing," 2005.
2. Hui Fang, "Content-Based Digital Video Management," 2006.
3. Tufan Colak, "Automatic Short-term Prediction of Solar Flares using Image Processing and Machine Learning," 2008.
4. Ayman Abubaker, "Automatic Detection of Breast Cancer Microcalcifications in Digitized X-ray Mammograms," 2008.
5. Khalid Al-Diri, "The Effect of Visual Media Cues on Initial Trust in Business to Consumer Electronic Commerce Websites in Saudi Arabia," 2008
6. Abdullah Al-Tahan Al-Nuaimi, "Design, Implementation and Performance Evaluation of Robust and Secure Watermarking Techniques for Digital Coloured Images," 2009
7. Mohammad Al-Omari, "Engineering System Design for Automated Space Weather Forecast," 2009
8. Hussam Alosta, "Detection of Breast Cancer Microcalcifications in Digitized Mammograms," 2010
9. Husni Al-Muhtaseb, "Arabic Text Recognition of Printed Manuscripts," 2010
10. Sokyna Qatawneh , "3D Face Recognition Using Machine Learning Techniques," 2010
11. Fahad Al-Harby, "Biometric Authentication Systems For Secured E-Transactions In KSA," 2010
12. Wissam Al-Khadour, "" Reconstruction of 3D Scenes from Pairs of Uncalibrated Images" 2010
13. Ahmed Al-Gindy, "Design and Analysis of Discreet Cosine Transform-Based Watermarking Algorithms for Digital Images," 2010
14. Jamal S. Zaraqo, "Automated System Design for the Efficient Processing of Solar Satellite Images," 2011
15. Omar W. Ahmed, "Enhanced Flares Prediction by Advanced Feature Extraction from Solar Images", 2011
16. Ali Mehdi, "Developing a Computer System for the Generation of Unique Wrinkle Maps for Human Faces," 2011
17. Sofyan Hayajneh, "Engineering And Computer-Based Processing Of Satellite Images For The 3D Visualization And Modelling Of Solar Loops," 2011
18. Ibrahim Ali Ahmad Atoum, "The Development of Automatic and Solar Imaging Techniques for the Accurate Detection, Merging, Verification and Tracking of Solar Filaments", 2013.
19. Esam Elossta, "Automated Dust Storm Detection Using Satellite Images," 2013
20. Abdulhakim Elbita, "Efficient Processing of Corneal Confocal Microscopy Images", 2014
21. Rania Alzubaidi, "Thesis Title: Fully automated computer system for diagnosis of corneal diseases,", 2017
22. Shumoos Hammadi Al-Fahdawi, "Novel medical imaging technologies for processing epithelium and endothelium layers in corneal images," 2018
23. Alaa Sulaiman Nassar Al-Waisy, "A hybrid multibiometric system for personal identification based on face and iris traits," 2018

RESEARCH STUDENTS +

Current PhD Students:
1- Ali Abed - Satellite Imaging
2- Amro Alasta - Satellite Imaging
3- Rania Alzubaidi - Medical Imaging
4- Abdulrazag Gamudi - Satellite Imaging
5-Alaa Sulaiman - Biometrics
6- Shumoos Taha - Medical Imaging
7- Tarek Nagem - Space Weather
8- Stephen Ingram - Computer Vision

Rami has 23 PhD Completions and he also supervised around 40 MSc projects from the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics in Imaging, HCI, E-commerce, Animation, Graphics, and mobile applications, Solar Imaging, Speech Recognition, Face Recognition, Remote Sensing and 3D Image Topology.

PUBLICATIONS

Published Books +

  • Elbita A, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2015): "Efficient Processing of Corneal Confocal Microscopy Images", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany ISBN: 3659674877.
  • Elbita A, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2015): "3659674877", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany ISBN: 3659674877.
  • Hayajneh S, Qahwaji R and Colak T (2013): "3D Visualization of Solar Magnetic Loops Free delivery worldwide £ ", LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
    For more information see: http://www.bookdepository.com/3D-Visualization-Solar-Magnetic-Loops-Hayajneh-Sofyan-M/9783659486937
  • Alomari M, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2012): "Applied Machine Learning for Solar Data Processing", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing , Germany ISBN: 3845477768.
  • Ahmed O, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Colak T (2012): "Enhanced Prediction of Solar Flares: Developing Automated Techniques for Active Region Feature Extraction -- to Enable the Efficient Prediction of Solar Flares", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  • Qahwaji R, Green R and Hines E (2011): "Applied Signal and Image Processing: Multidisciplinary Advancements", R. Qahwaji, R. Green and H. Evor (eds.), IGWE Global.
    For more information see: http://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/titledetails.aspx?titleid=46166
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2010): "Automated Prediction of Solar Flares", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany ISBN: 978-3838370309.

Edited Books +

  • Ugail H, Qahwaji R.S.R, Earnshaw R.A and Willis P.J (eds.) 2009, "Proceedings of Cyberworlds 2009 ", IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, USA ISBN: 978-0-7695-3791-7, pp. 400. .

Journal Publications +

  • Tabakov M, Fonal K, Abd-Alhameed A and Qahwaji R (2019): "Bionic Hand Control in Real-Time Based on Electromyography Signal Analysis" Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence 21-38.
  • Alasta A, Algamudi A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Meftah M (2018): "New method of Enhancement using Wavelet Transforms applied to SODISM Telescope" Advances in Space Research, In press.
  • Patel P, O'gorman P, Williaams S, Fang H and Qahwaji R (2018): "Can a smartphone camera'see'different tremor types? " EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, LEEDS, 25 521.
  • Al-Fahdawi S, Qahwaji R, Al-Waisy A, Ipson S and Ferdousi M (2018): " Fully Automated Cell Segmentation and Morphometric Parameter System for Quantifying Corneal Endothelial Cell Morphology" Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, In press.
  • Nagem T, Qahwaji R, Ipson S, Wang Z and Al-Waisy A (2018): "Deep Learning Technology to Develop a computer system for predicting solar flares from (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) Data" International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA) In Press.
  • Al‑Waisy A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S, Al-Fahdawi S and Nagem T (2017): "A Multi‑biometric Iris Recognition System Based on a Deep Learning Approach" Pattern Analysis and Applications, Springer, 1 1-20.
  • Al-Waisy A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Al-Fahdawi S (2017): "A Multimodal Deep Learning Framework Using Local Feature Representations for Face Recognition" Machine Vision and Applications, In Press.
  • Barnes G, Leka KD, Schrijver C, Colak T and Qahwaji T (2016): "A COMPARISON OF FLARE FORECASTING METHODS, I: RESULTS FROM THE “ALL-CLEAR” WORKSHOP" The Astrophysical Journal, Impact Factor: 5.91, 829 (2).
    For more information see: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-637X/829/2/89/meta;jsessionid=0F570EC795E75BF58C1646C
  • García-Rigo A, Núñez M, Q R, Ashamari O and Jiggens O (2016): "Prediction and warning system of SEP events and solar flares for risk estimation in space launch operations" Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate, Impact Factor: 2.85, DOI: 10.1051/swsc/2016021, In press, 6 15 PP.
    For more information see: https://www.swsc-journal.org/articles/swsc/abs/2016/01/swsc150014/swsc150014.html
  • Al-Fahdawi S, Qahwaji R, Al-Waisy A, Ipson S and Malik S (2016): "A Fully Automatic Nerve Segmentation and Morphometric Parameter Quantification System for Early Diagnosis of Diabetic Neuropathy in Corneal Images" Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Impact factor: 1.862, In press, 135 151-161.
  • Obeidat H, Dama Y, Abd-Alhameed R, Hu F and Qahwaji R (2016): "A Comparison between Vector Algorithm and CRSS Algorithms for Indoor Localization using Received Signal Strength" Applied Computational Electromagnetics Journal In Press.
  • Sharif Mhd, Qahwaji Rami, Shahamatnia E, Alzubaidi R and Brahma A (2015): "An Efficient Intelligent Analysis System for Confocal Corneal Endothelium Images" Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Impact Factor: 1.862, 122 (3): 421-36.
  • Sharif M, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Brahma A A(2015): "Medical Image Classification Based on Artificial Intelligence Approaches: A Practical Study on Normal and Abnormal Confocal Corneal Images" Applied Soft Computing, Impact Factor: 2.68, 36 269–282.
    For more information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1568494615004597
  • Alzubaidi R, Sharif M, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Brahma A (2015): "In Vivo Confocal Microscopic Corneal Images in health and disease with an emphasis on extracting features and visual signatures for corneal diseases: A review study" The British journal of ophthalmologydoi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-306934, 2.98 Impact Factor..
    For more information see: http://bjo.bmj.com/content/early/2015/11/08/bjophthalmol-2015-306934.abstract
  • Ashamari O, Qahwaji R, Ipson S, Scholl M and Haberreiter M (2015): "Identification of photospheric activity features from SOHO/MDI data using the ASAP tool " Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate (Impact Factor: 2.56),, 5 A15.
    For more information see: http://www.swsc-journal.org/articles/swsc/abs/2015/01/swsc130048/swsc130048.html
  • Elbita A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S, Sharif S and Ghanchi F (2014): " Preparation of 2D Sequences of Corneal Images for 3D Model Building " Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine (Impact Factor: 1.56). .
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  • Elbita A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S, Sharif S and Ghanchi S (2014): "Preparation of 2D Sequences of Corneal Images for 3D Model Building " Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 114 (2): 194-205.
    For more information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169260714000212?c
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  • Ahmed o, Qahwaji R, Colak T, Higgins P and et al P (2013): "Solar Flare Prediction Using Advanced Feature Extraction, Machine Learning, and Feature Selection" Solar Physics, Springer, 283 (1): 157-175.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2013): "Prediction of Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE)/Extreme Ultraviolet Spectro-Photometer (ESP) Irradiance from Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)/Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) Images Using Fuzzy Image Processing and Machine Learning" Solar Physics, Springer, 283 (1): 143-156.
  • Verbeeck C, Higgins P, Colak T, Watson T and et al T (2013): "A Multi-wavelength Analysis of Active Regions and Sunspots by Comparison of Automatic Detection Algorithms" Solar Physics, Springer, 283 (1): 67-95.
  • Tsagour I and et al (2013): "Progress in space weather modeling in an operational environment" Space Weather and Space Climate, 3.
  • Elosta E, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2013): "Detection of African Dust Storms Using MODIS Reflective and Emissive Solar bands" IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6512595
  • Qatawneh S, Alneaimi A, Rawashdeh T, Muhairat M and Qahwaji R (2012): "Efficient Prediction Of DNA-Binding Proteins Using Machine Learning" International Journal on Bioinformatics & Biosciences (IJBB) , 2 (2).
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  • Colak T, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Ugail H H(2011): "Representation of Solar Features in 3D for Creating Visual Solar Catalogues" Advances in Space Research, Special Issue on Space Weather Advances , 47 (12): 2092-2104.
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  • Hayajneh S, Qahwaji R and Colak T (2011): "Optimized Near Real Time Nearest Neighbour Search Algorithm for Different Class Points Association" IET Communications, in Press, IET.
  • Al-Harby F, Qahwaji R and Kamala M (2010): "Towards an Understanding of the Intention to Use Biometrics Authentication Systems in E-Commerce: Using an Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model" Accepted for publication in the International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)., 6 (3): 34-55.
  • Al-Omari M, Qahwaji R, Colak T and Ipson S S(2010): "Machine Learning-based Investigation of the Associations Between CMEs and Filaments" Solar Physics, DOI: 10.1007/s11207-010-9516-5 , 262 (2): 511.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/r80q2223g30m5841/?p=d1670fef5e4643859e0a90d62e07789d&pi=2
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  • Ahmed O, Qahwaji R, Colak T, Dudok de Wit T and Ipson T (2010): "A New Technique for the Calculation and 3D Visualisation of Magnetic Complexities on Solar Satellite Images " Visual Computer, DOI: 10.1007/s00371-010-0418-1 , 26 (5): 385-395.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/6054476405087715/
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  • Zraqou J, Alkhadour W, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Ugail S (2009): "Enhanced 3D Perception using Super-Resolution and Saturation Control Techniques for Solar Images " UbiCC Journal, 4 (4): 1-23.
  • Atoum i, Qahwaji R, Colak T and Ahmed Z (2009): "Adaptive Thresholding Technique for Solar Filament Segmentation" UBICC, 4 (4): 1-5.
  • Al-Muhtaseb H, Mahmoud S and Qahwaji R (2009): "A Novel Minimal Script for Arabic Text Recognition Databases and Benchmarks" International Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, , 3 (3).
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Qahwaji R and Tawfik A (2009): "A new watermarking scheme for colour images captured by mobile phone cameras" International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 9 248-254.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2009): "Automated Solar Activity Prediction: A hybrid computer platform using machine learning and solar imaging for automated prediction of solar flares" Space Weather, 7, S06001, doi:10.1029/2008SW000401. .
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  • Al-Muhtaseb H, Mahmoud S and Qahwaji R (2008): "Recognition of Off-line Printed Arabic Text Using Hidden Markov Models" Signal Processing , 88 (2): 2902-2912.
    For more information see: http://spaceweather.inf.brad.ac.uk/PUBLISHED%20PAPERS/AOCR.pdf
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2008): "Automated McIntosh-based classification of sunspot groups using MDI images" Solar Physics, Topical Issue on Solar Imaging, DOI: 10.1007/s11207-007-9094-3, 248 (2): 277-296.
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  • Qahwaji R, Colak T, Al-Omari M and Ipson S S(2008): "Automated Prediction of CMEs Using Machine Learning of CME– Flare Associations" Solar Physics, Topical Issue on Solar Imaging, DOI: 10.1007/s11207-007-9108-, 248 (2): 471-483.
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  • Al-Diri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2008): "The Human Face of e-Business: Engendering Consumer Initial Trust Through the use of Images of Sales Personnel on e-Commerce Websites" International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR), 4 (4): 58-78.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2007): "Automated Prediction of Solar Flares Using Neural Networks and Sunspots Associations " Advances in Soft Computing, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-70706-6 , Publisher Springer Berlin / Heidelberg , 39 316-324 .
  • Al-Nu'aimi A and Qahwaji R (2007): "Robust Self Embedding Watermarking Technique in the DWT Domain for Digital Colored Images " Digital Information Management, Digital Information Research Foundation, 5 (4): 211-219.
    For more information see: http://www.dirf.org/jdim/v5i4.asp
  • Aqel M, Abdul-Ahad A and Qahwaji R (2007): "MULTIDIMENSIONAL ENCRYPTION ALGORITHM FOR COMPUTER NETWORKS " International Journal of Simulation Systems, Science & Technology, , 8 (2): 32-36.
  • AbuBaker A, Qahwaji R, Aqel M, Al-Osta H and Saleh H (2007): "Efficient Pre-processing of USF and MIAS Mammogram Images" Journal of Computer Science, 3 (2): 67-75.
    For more information see: http://spaceweather.inf.brad.ac.uk/PUBLISHED%20PAPERS/jcs3267-75.pdf
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2007): "Automatic Short-Term Solar Flare Prediction Using Machine Learning And Sunspot Associations" Solar Physics, Springer, 241 (1): 195-211.
    For more information see: http://spaceweather.inf.brad.ac.uk/PUBLISHED%20PAPERS/Automated%20Short-Term.pdf
  • Fang H, Qahwaji R and Jiang J (2006): "Video Indexing and Retrieval in Compressed Domain Using Fuzzy-Categorization " Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 429 227-234.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/wn2287257j851470/?p=bdeb1e9f90394549a217df2de4cc0123&pi=0#Contac
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2006): "Automatic Detection and Verification of Solar Features" International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, 15 (4): 199-210.
    For more information see: http://spaceweather.inf.brad.ac.uk/PUBLISHED%20PAPERS/Automatic Detection.pdf
  • AbuBaker A, Qahwaji R, Aqel M and Saleh M M(2006): "Mammogram Image Size Reduction Using 16-8 bit Conversion Technique " International Journal of Biomedical Sciences (IJBS), 1 (2): 103-110.
    For more information see: http://spaceweather.inf.brad.ac.uk/PUBLISHED%20PAPERS/Mammogram_1.pdf
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2005): "Hybrid Imaging and Neural Networks Techniques for Processing Solar Images." Computers and Their Applications , 13 (1): 9 - 16.
  • Qahwaji R (2003): "Detecting Edges in Noisy Face Database Images " IJCA, 10 (3): 185-197.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green r. (2001): "Detection of Closed Shape Objects" Journal of Information, 4 (4): 429-434.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green R. (2001): "Detection of Closed Regions in Digital Images" The International Journal of Computers and Their Applications, 8 (4): 202-207.

Chapters in Books +

  • Tabakov M, Fonal K, Abd-Alhameed R and Qahwaji R (2016): "Fuzzy Bionic Hand Control in Real-Time Based on Electromyography Signal Analysis", Computational Collective Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science , Springer ISBN: 978-3-319-45242-5, pp. 292-302.
    For more information see: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-45243-2_27
  • Elbita A, Qahwaji R, Colak T, Ahmed T and Ramaesh K (2011): "Recent Advances in Corneal Imaging", Applied Signal and Image Processing: Multidisciplinary Advancements, R. S. Qahwaji, R. J. Green and E. L. Hines (eds.) ISBN: 1609604776.
  • Al-Harby F, Qahwaji R and Kamala M (2011): "End-Users’ Acceptance of Biometrics authentication Systems in e-transaction: Applying the UTAUT Model", Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity: Social Impacts of ICTs, R. Pande and T. van der Weide (eds.), IGI Global.
  • Al-Muhtaseb H and Qahwaji R (2010): "New Advances in the Optical Character Recognition of Arabic text", Applied Signal and Image Processing: Multidisciplinary Advancements , R. S. Qahwaji, R. J. Green and E. L. Hines (eds.), IGI Global.
  • Aldiri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2009): "Putting the Human back into e-Business: Building Consumer Initial Trust through the Use of Media-rich Social Cues on e-Commerce Websites", Transforming E-Business Practices and Applications: Emerging Technologies and Concepts, In Lee (ed.), IGI-Global.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2009): "Automated McIntosh-Based Classification of Sunspot Groups Using MDI Images ", Solar Image Analysis and Visualization, J. Ireland and C. A. Young (eds.), Springer, pp. 67-86.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/w046g257752068rt/?p=be2ac40f77604c88924b91108495940d&pi=6
  • Qahwaji R, Colak T, Al-Omari M and Ipson S (2009): "Automated Prediction of CMEs Using Machine Learning of CME – Flare Associations ", Solar Image Analysis and Visualization, 10.1007/978-0-387-98154-3_19 (ed.), Springer, New York, pp. 261-273.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/p752848152504220/?p=f61cfd1e6e64456aa958ce7f154f7e4e&pi=18
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  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2009): "Designing Automated Imaging Systems for Processing Solar Images", In Press,, Banat M, Qahwaji R and Zorba N (eds.), Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Diri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2009): "The Human Face of E-Business: Engendering Consumer Initial Trust Through the Use of Images of Sales Personnel on E-Commerce Web Sites ", Electronic Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications , In Lee (ed.), IGI-Global ISBN: 978-1-60566-056-1 .
    For more information see: http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?ID=8383&v=tableOfContents
  • Al-Diri K, Qahwaji R and Hobbs D (2009): "The Interaction effects of Gender, IT Experience, and Media-Rich Social Cues on Initial online Trust", Transforming E-Business Practices and Applications: Emerging Technologies and Concepts., In Press (ed.), IGI-Global.
  • Al-Diri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2008): "The Human Face of E-Business: Engendering Consumer Initial Trust Through the Use of Images of Sales Personnel on E-Commerce Web Sites", Human Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, Panayiotis Zaphiris and Chee Siang Ang (eds.) ISBN: 978-1-60566-052-3.

Conference Contributions +

  • Alasta a, Algamudi a and Qahwaji R (2019): "Identification of Sunspots on SODISM Full-Disk Solar Images", The 10th International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology (ICAIT 2018).
  • Alasta a, Algamudi a and Qahwaji R (2018): "Identification of Sunspots on SODISM Full-Disk Solar Images", The 10th International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology (ICAIT 2018), Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Alasta A, Algamudi A, Qahwaji R and AlMesrati F (2018): "Identification of Sunspots on SODISM Full-Disk Solar Images ", IEEE International Conference on Computing, Electronics & Communications Engineering 2018 iCCECE’18 , Essex, UK.
  • Nagem T, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Alasta A (2018): "Predicting solar flares by convert GOES X-ray data to Gramian Angular Fields (GAF) images"", The World Congress on Engineering 2018 (WCE 2018)., London, UK.
  • Alkhwaldi A, Kamala M and Qahwaji R (2018): "From e-govemment to cloud-government: Challenges of Jordanian citizens' acceptance for public services ", IEEE 12th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST), 2017 .
  • Abd-Alhameed et al R et al (2017): "Real-time Signal Processing of Data from an ECG", Accepted for 2017 Internet Technologies and Applications Conference, Wales, UK.
  • Abd-Alhameed R et al (2017): "Current Technologies and Location Based Services", 2017 Internet Technologies and Applications Conference, Wrexham, United Kingdom.
  • Mulla F, Eya E, Ibrahim E, Alhaddad A and Qahwaji R (2017): "Neurological assessment of music therapy on the brain using Emotiv ", Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA), 2017, Wales, United Kingdom.
  • Nagem T, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2017): "Deep Learning Technology for the Prediction of Solar Flares from GOES Data", IEEE Technically Sponsored Computing Conference 2017 , London, UK.
  • Al-Waisy A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Al-Fahdawi S (2017): "Multimodal Biometric System for Personal Identification Based on Deep Learning Approaches ", Seventh IEEE International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies - EST 2017, Kent, UK.
  • Alasta A, Algamudi A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Nagem T (2017): "Sunspots Detection on SODISM Solar Images and calculate their filling factor ", Seventh International Conference on Innovative Computing Technologies (INTECH 2017), Luton, UK.
  • Nagem T, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Alasta A (2017): "Deep Learning Teachology for the Prediction of Solar Flares from GOES Data", IEEE Computing Conference 2017, London, UK.
    For more information see: http://saiconference.com/Conferences/Computing2017
  • Alasta A, Algamudi A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Nagem T (2017): "Automatic sunspots detection on SODISM solar images", In 2017 Seventh International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH). IEEE, pp. 115–119. Available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8102429/ [Accessed November 18, 2017]. , Luton, UK.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8102429/
  • Ahmad I, Asif R and et al (2017): "Current technologies and location based services", Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA), 2017.
  • Iqbal M, Bomhara M and et al (2017): "Real-time signal processing of data from an ECG", Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA), 2017 , Wales, UK.
  • Al-Fahdawi S, Qahwaji R, Al-Waisy A and Ipson S (2015): "An Automatic Corneal Subbasal Nerve Registration System Using FFT and Phase Correlation Techniques for an Accurate DPN Diagnosis", IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Pages: 1035 - 1041, Liverpool, UK.
  • Al-Waisy A, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Fahdawi S (2015): "A Robust Face Recognition System Based on Curvelet and Fractal Dimension Transforms", IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Pages: 548 - 555, DOI: 10.1109/CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM.2015.78, Liverpool, UK.
  • Migdadi H, Obeidat H, Anoh K and et al (2015): "Channel Estimation for OFDM FFT/DWT in Multi-carrier Modulation Used in Wireless Telemedicine", IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Pages: 1057 - 1062, DOI: 10.1109/CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM.2015.160, Liverpool, UK.
  • Al-Waisy A, Qahwaji Rami, Ipson S and Al-Fahdawi S (2015): " A Fast and Accurate Iris Localization Technique for Healthcare Security System", IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Pages: 1028 - 1034, DOI: 10.1109/CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM.2015.156, Liverpool, UK.
  • Mirza A, Abdulsalam F, Asif R and et al (2015): "Breast Cancer Detection Using 1D, 2D, and 3D FDTD Numerical Methods", IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Pages: 1042 - 1045, DOI: 10.1109/CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM.2015.158, Liverpool, UK.
  • Sharif MS, Qahwaji R, Hayajneh S, Alzubaidi R and Brahma A (2014): "An Efficient System For Pre-processing Confocal Corneal Images For Subsequent Analysis ", 2014 14th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI2014), Bradford, United Kingdom.
  • Ahmed T, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Ramesh K (2011): "A step closer to three dimensional modelling of the cornea", Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Birmingham, UK.
  • Al-Harby F, Qahwaji R and Kamala F (2010): "Users’ Acceptance of Secure Biometrics Authentication System: Reliability and Validate of an Extended UTAUT Model ", The Second International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2010), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Elossta E, Ipson S and Qahwaji R (2009): "Dust Storm Detection", Third Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications , Amman.
  • Al-Muhtaseb H and Qahwaji R (2009): "A Single Feature Extraction Algorithm for Text Recognition of Different Families of Languages ", Third Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications , Amman.
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Qahwaji R and Tawfik A (2009): "High Capacity Digital Watermarking Technique for the Authentication of Colour Images", 9th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, pp. 37-42, Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
  • Alomari M, Qahwaji R, Colak T, Ipson S and Balch C (2009): "Next-Day Prediction of Sunspots Area and McIntosh Classifications using Hidden Markov Models", Accepted for publication at the International Conference in CyberWorlds (IEEE, ACM and Eurographics Sponsored), Bradford, UK.
  • Ahmed O, Qahwaji R, Colak T, Dudok De Wit T and Ipson S (2009): "Calculate the Energy of Active Regions and Solar Disk on Satellite Images for Real-Time Solar Flare Forecasting", Accepted for publication at the International Conference in CyberWorlds (IEEE, ACM and Eurographics Sponsored), Bradford, UK.
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Qahwaji R and Tawfik A (2009): "A frequency domain adaptive watermarking algorithm for still colour images ", International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA 09), pp. 186-191 , Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Al-Nuaimi A and Qahwaji R (2009): "Green Channel Watermarking to Overcome the Problem of Multiple Claims of Ownership for Digital Coloured Images", Accepted for publication at the International Conference in CyberWorlds (IEEE, ACM and Eurographics Sponsored), Bradford, UK.
  • AL-Harby F, Qahwaji R and Kamala M (2009): "The effects of gender differences in the acceptance of biometrics authentication systems within online transaction", Accepted for publication at the International Conference in CyberWorlds (IEEE, ACM and Eurographics Sponsored) , Bradford, UK.
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Qahwaji R and Tawfik A (2009): "Watermarking of colour images in the DCT domain using Y channel", IEEE/ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications pp. 1025-1028, Rabat, Morocco.
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Qahwaji R and Tawfik A (2009): "A New Watermarking Scheme for Colour Images Captured by Mobile Phone Cameras", IASTED conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing (VIIP 2009) , Cambridge, UK.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2009): "3D Modeling of Magnetic Field Lines using SOHO/MDI Magnetogram Images", IEEE conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies , Istanbul, Turkey.
  • AL-MUHTASEB H, Mahmoud and Qahwaji R (2009): "A Novel Minimal Arabic Script for Preparing Databases and Benchmarks for Arabic Text Recognition Research ", 8th WSEAS International Conference on SIGNAL PROCESSING (SIP '09), Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2009): "Prediction of Halloween Storm with Automated Solar Activity Prediction Tool (ASAP)", IEEE conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies , Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Qahwaji R, Colak T, Al-Omari M, Ahmad O and Ipson S (2009): "Present and Future Directions in the Automated Prediction of Solar Flares", Space weather workshop, Boulder, Colorado, USA.
  • Qahwaji R (2009): "Predicting the Extremes of Space Weather: The Potential for Automated Computer-based Predictions? ", 1st Workshop, European COST Action ES0803 , Rome, Italy.
    For more information see: http://sz.ifsi-roma.inaf.it/2009-Rome-COST-ESO803/
  • Qahwaji R (2009): "Automated computer-based Prediction of Significant Solar Flares in near real-time", Presentation at Royal Astronomical Society workshop: "Solar Flares: 150 years on from the 'Carrington' Event", London, UK.
    For more information see: http://www.astro.gla.ac.uk/~iain/flares150/post.php
  • Qahwaji R, Colak T, Ahmed O, Ipson S and De Wit T (2008): "Enhanced Prediction of Solar Flares by Studying the Magnetic Energies and Flaring Patterns ", Accepted for presentation at the 5th European Space Weather Week , Brussels , Brussels, Belgium.
    For more information see: http://sidc.oma.be/esww5/
  • AL-Harby F, Qahwaji R and Kamala M (2008): "The Feasibility Of Biometrics Authentication in E-Commerce: User Acceptance", IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet , Freiburg, Germany.
    For more information see: http://www.internet-conf.org/
  • Qatawnah S, Ipson S, Qahwaji R and Ugail H (2008): "3D Face Recognition Based on Machine Learning", IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing (VIIP 2008), , Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • AbuBaker A, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2008): "Mass Lesion Detection using Statistical and Morphological Techniques", IEEE SMC UK&RI 7th Conference on Cybernetic Intelligent Systems 2008, London, UK.
    For more information see: http://ieeesmc-ukri.wikidot.com/cis2008papersday1
  • Osta H, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2008): "Comparisons of feature selection methods using discrete wavelet transforms and Support Vector Machines for mammogram images", Fifth IEEE Int. Multi-conference on Systems, Signals, and Device, Amman.
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H and Qahwaji R (2008): "A Novel Blind Image Watermarking Technique for Colour RGB Images in the DCT Domain Using Green Channel", accepted for IEEE MIC_CCA, Amman, Jordan.
  • Ahmad O, Qahwaji R, Colak T, Dudok de Wit T and Ipson S (2008): "The Modified Ising Algorithm to Calculate the Energy of Active regions in Solar Images", accepted for publication at IEEE MIC-CCA, Jordan.
  • Qahwaji R, Omari M, Colak T and Ipson S (2008): "Computerised Representation of the Association between Solar Features and Activities using Radial Basis Functions ", IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing (VIIP 2008), Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • Al-Osta H, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2008): "Wavelet-based Feature Extraction and Classification for Mammogram Images using Radial Basis Functions and Support Vector Machines", IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing VIIP 2008), Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • Al- Osta H, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2008): "Comparisons of feature selection methods using discrete wavelet transforms and Support Vector Machines for mammogram images", accepted for IEEE Fifth International Multi-conference on Systems, Signals, and Devices, Amman, Jordan.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2008): "ASAP: An automated hybrid computer platform for sunspot region classification and solar flare prediction", Poster presentation at Space weather Workshop, Colorado, USA.
  • Al-Omari M, Qahwaji R, Colak T and Ipson S (2008): "Support Vector Machines for Automated Knowledge Extraction from Historical Solar Data: A Practical Study on CME Predictions", accepted for IEEE Fifth International Multi-conference on Systems, Signals, and Devices., Amman, Jordan.
  • Qahwaji R, Omari M, Colak T and Ipson S (2008): "Using the Real, Gentle and Modest AdaBoost Learning Algorithms to Investigate the Computerised Associations between Coronal Mass Ejections and Filaments", accepted for IEEE MIC-CCA, Amman, Jordan.
  • Baharudin B, Qahwaji R, Jiang J and Rahman P (2007): "Combining image features for image classification", International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS 2007) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=4658388&isnumber=4658336
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Tawfik A and Qahwaji R (2007): "A New Blind Image Watermarking Technique for Dual Watermarks Using Low-Frequency Band DCT Coefficients ", 14th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems., Marrakech, Morocco.
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2007): "Investigating the Association among Active Regions, Flares and CMEs using Machine Learning", SOHO 20 Conference: Transient Events on the Sun and in the Heliosphere, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2007): "Hybrid Computer Platform for the Automated Prediction of Solar Flares", SOHO 20 Conference: Transient Events on the Sun and in the Heliosphere, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2007): "Large-Scale Numerical Analysis for the Prediction of Flares using Support Vector Machines and Neural Networks", SOHO 20 Conference: Transient Events on the Sun and in the Heliosphere, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Al-Diri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2007): "Embracing E-Commerce : A Glimpse Into The Future Of On-Line Shopping In Saudi Arabia", IEEE International Conference on e-Business (IEEE ICE-B 2007), pp 307 - 314, ISBN: 978-989-8111-11-1, 28-31 July 2007 , Barcelona, Spain.
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2007): "Automatic Prediction of Solar Flares using Machine Learning: Practical Study on the Halloween Storm", IEEE conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies, pp. 739-742, ISBN: 1-4244-1057-6, June 2007., Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2007): "Automatic Sunspot Classification for Real-Time Forecasting of Solar Activities", IEEE conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies, pp: 733-738, ISBN: 1-4244-1057-6, June 2007., Istanbul.
  • Abubaker A, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2007): "One Scan Connected Component Labeling Technique", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC07), pp. 1283-1286, ISBN 1-4244-1236-6, 24-27 November, 2007, Dubai, United Arab Emirate.
  • Al-Nu'aimi A and Qahwaji R (2007): "Self Embedding Robust Watermarking in Discrete Wavelet Transform Domain for Digital Colored Images ", The 1st International Conference on Digital Communications and Computer ApplICATIONS, DCCA 2007, PP. 800-806, March 2007., Irbid, Jordan.
  • Al-Gindy A, Al Ahmad H, Tawfik A and Qahwaji R (2007): "Enhanced DCT based technique with shuffle scheme for robust Image watermarking of handwritten signatures ", ICCCP'07, Oman.
  • Al-Diri K, Hobbs d and Qahwaji R (2007): "Are Media Cues Really A Key Driver Towards Trust In Business To Consumer E-Commerce", IEEE International Conference on e-Business (IEEE ICE-B 2007), pp 227 - 234, ISBN: 978-989-8111-11-1, 28-31 July 2007, Barcelona, Spain .
  • Al-Gindy A, Al-Ahmad H, Tawfik A and Qahwaji R (2007): "A new blind image watermarking of Handwritten signatures using low-frequency band DCT coefficients", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC07), pp. 1367-1370, ISBN 1-4244-1236-6, 24-27 November, 2007, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Al-Diri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2007): "Using Image To Foster Business To Consumer Online Trust ", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (IEEE SIGMAP 2007), pp 253- 259, ISBN: 978-989-8111-13-5, 28-31 July 2007, Barcelona, Spain .
  • Al-Nu'aimi A and Qahwaji R (2007): "Adaptive Watermarking for Digital Colored Images Based on The Energy of Edges", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC07), pp. 1371-1374, ISBN 1-4244-1236-6, 24-27 November, 2007, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Abubaker A, Qahwaji R and Ipson S (2007): "Texture-Based Feature Extraction for the Microcalcification from Digital Mammogram Images", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC07), pp. 896-899, ISBN 1-4244-1236-6, 24-27 November, 2007, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Al-Omari M, Qahwaji R, Ipson S and Colak T (2007): "Morphological-Based Filtering of Noise: Practical Study on Solar Images", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC07), pp. 1076-1078, ISBN 1-4244-1236-6, 24-27 November, 2007, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Al-Diri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2007): "A New Horizon Beckons For Saudi Arabia In The Technological Age Of E-Commerce & On-Line Shopping", IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (IEEE SIGMAP 2007), pp 362 - 367, ISBN: 978-989-8111-13-5, 28-31 July 2007, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Al-nu'aim A and Qahwaji R (2006): "Digital colored images watermarking using YIQ color format in discrete wavelet transform domain", Proc. The Fourth Saudi Technical Conference and Exhibition, vol. II, pp. 383-388, KSA.
  • Aldiri K, Hobbs D and Qahwaji R (2006): "Effects of Social Presence and Cultural Representation on Websites for Promoting Trust in B2c E-Commerce - A Saudi Arabian Study", in Proceedings of the IADIS e-Commerce 2006 International Conference, pp 323-327, ISBN: 972-8924-23-2, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Fang H, Qahwaji R and Jiang J (2006): "Video Indexing and Retrieval in Compressed Domain Using Fuzzy-Categorization", 2nd International Symposium on Visual Computing, G. Bebis et al. (Eds.): ISCV 2006, LNCS 4292, pp. 1143 1150, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
    For more information see: http://www.isvc.net/
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2006): "Automated Prediction of Solar Flares Using Neural Networks and Sunspots Associations", 11th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications (WSC11), Springer Verlag, Germany.
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2006): "Automated Prediction of Solar Flares using Machine Learning", Solar Image Processing Workshop III, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Colak T and Qahwaji R (2006): "Automated McIntosh-based Classification of Sunspots", Solar Image Processing Workshop III, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Qahwaji R and Colak T (2006): "Neural Network-Based Prediction of Solar Activities", 3rd International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (2006, pp. 192-195 , Florida, USA.
  • Al-Nu'aimi A and Qahwaji R (2006): "Self Embedding Watermarking Technique for Digital Colored Images ", 1st Conference on Advances in Computer Security and Forensics , Liverpool, UK.
  • Al-Nu'aimi A and Qahwaji R (2006): "A New Digital Colored Images Watermarking Technique Using Self Embedding", The Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking & Broadcasting, vol. I, pp. 411-414, Liverpool, UK.
  • Al-Tahan Al-Nu' A and Qahwaji R (2006): "An Adaptive Watermarking Technique for Digital Colored Images ", IEEE 2nd International Conference on Information & Communications Technologies: from Theory to Applications, Syria, vol. I, pp. 729-730 , Damascus, Syria.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?isnumber=35470&arnumber=1684698&count=377&index=373
  • Al-Tahan Al-Nu' A, Qahwaji R and Al-Otum H (2006): "An Adaptive Digital Colored Images Watermarking Technique using YCbCr", Accepted for CSIT2006.
  • Abdul-Ahad A, Mahmoud W and Qahwaji R (2006): "Distance-Based Watermarking for Wave Audio Files", IEEE 2nd International Conference on Information & Communications Technologies: from Theory to Applications, Syria, vol. I, pp. 1963 - 1967, Damascus, Syria.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?isnumber=35470&arnumber=1684691&count=377&index=366
  • Al-Tahan Al-Nu' A, Qahwaji R and Al-Otum H (2006): "Adaptive Watermarking for Colored Images", Accepted for NCC18 2006.
  • Abubaker A, Aqel M, Qahwaji R and Saleh M (2005): "Average Row Thresholding Method for Mammogram Segmentation ", The 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, PP. 3288 - 3291. DOI:10.1109/IEMBS.2005.1617179 , Shanghai, China.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1617179
  • AbuBaker A, Aqel M, Qahwaji R and Saleh M (2005): "Mammogram Image Segmentation Using Morphological Thresholding Method ", The 6th Jordanian International Electrical and Electronics Engineering Conference, pp. 320-324, Jordan.
  • Nor Hashimah P, Gao L, Qahwaji R and Jiang J (2005): "An Improved Algorithm for Shot Cut Detection ", Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2005), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 5960, p. 1534-1541. DOI: 10.1117/12.632723 , Beijing, China.
  • Qahwaji R (2004): "Machine-Based Automatic Detection and Verification of Solar Features", International Conference on Telecomputing and Information Technology (IEEE ICTIT), pp. 87 - 91, Amman, Jordan.
  • Qahwaji R and Ismail W (2004): "Face Recognition using PCA and Neural Networks", International Conference on Telecomputing and Information Technology (ICTIT 2004), pp. 79-86, Amman, Jordan.
  • Fang H, Qahwaji R and Jiang J (2004): "Object Segmentation By Competitive Learning Algorithm In The Compressed Domain", CACSUK -2004, Liverpool, UK.
  • Qahwaji R (2003): "Automated detection of Filaments in H-alpha Images", , Solar Image Recognition Workshop (SIRW), Brussels, Belgium.
  • Zharkova V, Ipson S, Qahwaji R, Zharkov S and Benkhalil A (2003): "The Automated Detection of Magnetic Field Inversion and its Correlation with Filament Elongation in Solar Images", Third International Workshop on Spectral Methods and Multirate Signal SMMSP 2003, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green R. (2002): "Detecting Faces in Database Images", IEE CATEE 2002, pp. 267-271, Amman, Jordan.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green R. (2002): "Improving the Recognition Performance of PCA", IEE CATEE 2002, pp. 378-381, Amman, Jordan.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green R. (2001): "Detecting Objects in Digital Images", ISCA 16th International Conference on Computer Applications, pp. 15-19, Seattle, USA.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green R. (2001): "Detecting Faces in Noisy Images", ISCA 16th International Conference on Computer Applications, pp. 227-231, Seattle, USA.
  • Qahwaji R. and Green r. (1999): "Hexagonal Hit-Miss Edge Detector", IEE CATEE-99, pp. 278-281, Amman, Jordan.
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