Selected Publications of Prof.  Shadrokh Samavi,         

June, 2017

 

Patent

Shirani, S., Samavi, S., Soroushmehr, S. and Sadeghi, H., Mcmaster University, 2017. Optimal camera selection in array of monitoring cameras. U.S. Patent 9,591,272.

 

 

Refereed journal

publications

 

2017

[J1]        Karimi, Maryam; Nejati, M., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., and Najarian, K., “Blind Stereo Quality Assessment Based on Learned Features from Binocular Combined Images.” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2017.

[J2]        Jafari, M. H., Nasr-Esfahani, E., Karimi, N., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., & Najarian, K., “Extraction of skin lesions from non-dermoscopic images for surgical excision of melanoma,” International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, pp. 1-10, 2017.

[J3]        Shafieyan, F., Karimi, N., Mirmahboub, B., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Image Retargeting Using Depth Assisted Saliency Map,” Journal of Signal Processing Image Communication, pp. 34-43, 2017.

[J4]        Fazlali, H.R., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., “Adaptive Blind Image Watermarking Using Edge Pixel Concentration,” ‎Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 3105-3120, 2017.‎

[J5]        Maryam Karimi, Samavi, S., Karimi, N.,  Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Lin, W., and Najarian, K., “Quality Assessment of Retargeted Images by Salient Region Deformity Analysis,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, pp. 108-118, 2017.

[J6]        Etemad, Elham, Samavi, S., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Karimi, N., Etemad, M., Shirani, S., and Najarian, K., “Robust image watermarking scheme using bit-plane of hadamard coefficients,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1-23, 2017.

[J7]        Sadeghi, H., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Valaee, S., Shirani, S., Samavi, S., “1D Modeling of Sensor Selection Problem for Weak Barrier Coverage and Gap Mending in Wireless Sensor Networks,” arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.05576.

2016

[J8]        Nejati M., Samavi S., Karimi N., Soroushmehr S.M. Reza, Najarian K., “Boosted Dictionary Learning for Image Compression,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2016.

[J9]        Nejati, Mansour, Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Shirani, S., Roosta, I., and Najarian, K., “Surface Area-Based Focus Criterion for Multi-Focus Image Fusion.” Information Fusion (2016).

[J10]    Morteza Heidari, Samavi, S., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Shirani, S., Karimi, N., Najarian, K., “Framework for robust blind image watermarking based on classification of attacks,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, 1-21.

[J11]    Nejati, M., Samavi, S., Derksen, H., & Najarian, K., “Denoising by Low-Rank and Sparse Representations,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2016.

[J12]    Karimi, N., S. Samavi, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, Shirani, S., Najarian, K., “Toward Practical Guideline for Design of Image Compression Algorithms for Biomedical Applications,” Journal of Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 56, pp. 360-367, 2016.

‎2015‎

[J13]    Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Banaei, A., Nasr-Esfahani, E., ‎‎”Real-time Lossless Compression of Microarray Images by Separate ‎Compaction of Foreground and Background,” Computer Standards & ‎Interfaces, Vol. 39, pp. 34-43, 2015.

[J14]    Zeinolabedin, S. M. A., Karimi, N., Samavi, S., & Kim, T. T. H., ‎‎”Structuring of Contourlet Transform for Pipeline-Based Implementation,” ‎Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, Vol. 35, No. 3,  pp. 953-976, 2015.‎

2014

[J15]    Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Amraee, S., Shirani, S., “Use of symmetry in ‎prediction-error field for lossless compression of 3D MRI images,” ‎Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1-16, 2014.‎

[J16]    Razzaghi, P., Samavi, S., “Hierarchical Implicit Shape Modelling,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp.1251-1261 2014.

[J17]    Nejati, M., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Multi-focus Image Fusion Using Dictionary-Based Sparse Representation,” Information Fusion, pp. 478-482, 2014.

[J18]    Razzaghi, P., Samavi, S. “A New Fast Approach to Nonparametric Scene Parsing,” Pattern Recognition Letter, Vol. 42, pp. 56-64, 2014. (PDF)

[J19]    Razzaghi, P., Samavi, S. “Image Retargeting using Nonparametric Semantic Segmentation,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 74, No. 24, pp. 11517-11536 2014. (PDF)

2013

[J20]    Fooladgar, F., Samavi, S., Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Shirani, S., “Geometrical Analysis of Localization Error in Stereo Vision Systems”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 11, pp. 4236-4246, 2013.

[J21]    Mirmahboub B., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S. “Automatic Monocular System for Human Fall Detection based on Variations in Silhouette Area,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 427-436, 2013.

[J22]    Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Lossless Compression of RNAi Images Using Regional Fluctuations of Pixels”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 259-268, 2013.

[J23]    Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Mahmoodzadeh, E., Shirani, S., “Lossless Compression of Mammographic Images with Region-Based Predictor Selection,” IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 478-482, 2013.

[J24]    Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Simple and Efficient Motion Estimation Algorithm by Continuum Search”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1-19, 2013.

[J25]    Hooshmand, M., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Visual Sensor Network Lifetime Maximization by Prioritized Scheduling of Nodes,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 409-419, 2013.

[J26]    HosseinAbadi, H. Z., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., “Low Complexity Median Filter Hardware for Image Impulsive Noise Reduction,” Information Systems & Telecommunication, 85, 2013.

2012

[J27]    Sabeti, V., Samavi, S., Shirani, S. “An Adaptive LSB Matching Steganography Based on Octonary Complexity Measure,” Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 777-793, 2012.

2010

[J28]    Samavi, S., Habibi, M., Shirani, S., Rowshanbin, N., “Real Time Fractal Image Coder Based on Characteristic Vector Matching,” Journal of Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 28, No. 11, pp. 1557-1568, November 2010.

[J29]    Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Behnamfar, P., “Segmentation of DNA Microarray Images using an Adaptive Graph Based Method,” Journal of Image Processing, IET, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 19-27, February 2010.

[J30]    Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Fast block Motion Estimation Based on Sorting of Prediction Vectors,” IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 25-32, 2010.

[J31]    Omoomi, M., Samavi, S., Dumitrescu, S., “An Efficient High Payload ±1 Data Embedding Scheme,” Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 201-218, 2010.

[J32]    Sabeti, V., Samavi, S., Mahdavi, M., Shirani, S. “Steganalysis and Payload Estimation of Embedding in Pixel Differences using Neural Networks,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 405-415, 2010.

[J33]    Mahdavi, M., Samavi, S., Dumitrescu, S., Aalamifar, F., Abedikhoozani, P., “Real-Time Steganalysis of LSB-Replacement in Digital Audio Streams,” Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 1399-1421, 2010.

2009

[J34]    Sabeti, V., Samavi, S., Mahdavi, M., & Shirani, S., “Steganalysis of embedding in difference of image pixel pairs by neural network,” ICS Int. Journal of Info. Secur., Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 17-26, 2009.

2008

[J35]    Samavi, S., Rezaee Sadrabadi, A. R., Fanian, A., “Modular Array Structure for Non-Restoring Square Root Circuit,” Journal of Systems Architecture, Vol. 54, No. 10, pp. 957-966, October 2008.

[J36]    Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., H., Todd, “Multi-Constraint QoS Routing using a Single Mixed Metric,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 656-676, 2008.

[J37]    Khadivi, P., Todd, T.D., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., Zhao, D., “Mobile Ad Hoc Relaying for Upward Vertical Handoff in Hybrid WLAN/Cellular Systems,” Elsevier Ad Hoc Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 307-324, April 2008.

[J38]    Mahdavi, M., Samavi, S., Zaker, N., Modarres-Hashemi, M., “Steganalysis method for LSB replacement based on local gradient of image histogram,” Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 59-70, 2008. (PDF)

2006

[J39]    Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Karimi, N., “Real-time Processing and Compression of DNA Microarray Images,” IEEE Transaction on Image Processing, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 754-766, 2006.

[J40]    Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., Todd, T. D., D. Zhao, “Dropping Rate Reduction in Hybrid WLAN/Cellular System by Mobile Ad Hoc Relaying,” Springer Journal of Wireless Personal Communication, 2006.

[J41]    Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., & Todd, T. D., “Mobility model for hybrid WLAN/cellular systems,” Iranian journal of electrical and computer engineering, Vol. 5, No.1, pp. 11-18, 2006. (PDF)

2005

[J42]    Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., & Todd, T. D., “Improving Success Ratio in Multi-Constraint Quality of Service Routing,” Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 11-19, 2005. (PDF)

[J43]    Soroushmehr, S. R., Samavi, S., & Shirani, S., “Adaptive search area for fast motion estimation,” Iranian Journal of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Vo1. No. 2, pp. 59-65, 2005.

[J44]    Banaie, A., Samavi, S., Nasr-Esfahani, E., Lossless Microarry Image Compression by Hardware Array Compactor,” Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 15-22, 2005. (PDF)

2004

[J45]    Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Karimi, N., Deen, J. M., “A Pipeline Architecture for Processing of DNA Microarray Images,” Journal of VLSI Signal Processing, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 38, pp. 287-297, 2004.

2003

[J46]    Samavi, S., Ferdowsi, A., “Universal CMOS Gate for Parallel Test of Logic Circuits,” Scientia Iranica, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 464-470, 2003. (PDF)

[J47]    Samavi, S., Davarpanah, D. M., Karimi, K., Shirani, S., “Processing and Compression of Microarray Images by Pipelining,” The CSI Journal on Computer Science and Engineering, 2003.

[J48]    Samavi, S., Rezaei Sadrabadi, A. R., ZahedKaklar, R., “Improving Array Structure of Non-Restoring Square Root Circuit,” International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 14, No.1, pp. 1-15, 2003. (PDF)

[J49]    Samavi, S., Torkian, A., Khadivi, P. “Optimized Standard-Cell Generation for Static CMOS Technology,” Esteghlal Engineering Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 15-28, 2003.

2002

[J50]    Samavi, S., Khadivi, P., “Fault Tolerant Routing in Mesh Interconnection Networks Using Arc Analysis,” International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Production Management (IJIE), 2002.

[J51]    Samavi, S., Tahani, V., Khadivi, P., “Performance Analysis of a New Neural Network for Routing in Mesh Interconnection Networks,” Esteghlal-Journal of Eng., Vol. 20, No. 2, 2002.

[J52]    Samavi, S., Rezaei Sadrabadi, A. R, “A New Convergence Algorithm for Hardware Computation of Square Roots,” Journal of Faculty of Engineering of University of Tehran, 2002.

2001

[J53]    Samavi, S., Kelishadi, R., “Computation of Trigonometric Functions by Systolic Implementation of CORDIC Algorithm,” Esteghlal Journal, Vol. 20, No.1, pp. 1-13, 2001.

1992

[J54]    Samavi, S., Gassaway, J.D., Okheyasen, W., “Numerical Simulation of Triple Laser-Beam Particle Sizing Instrument,” Journal of Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 16, No.1, 1992.

[J55]    Samavi, S., Gassaway, J.D., “Mathematical Model of the Probe Volume in an Optical Particle Sizing Device,” ACM Journal of SIGSIM Simulation Digest, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 42-51, Sept. 1992.

 

 

Refereed

Conference papers

2016

[C1]     Mohaghegh, H., Karimi, N., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., Najarian, K., “Depth estimation from single images using modified stacked generalization,” The 41st International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, 2016.

[C2]     M. Nejati, S. Samavi, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, K. Najarian, “Coherence regularized dictionary learning,” The 41st International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, 2016.

[C3]     M. Nejati, S. Samavi, N. Karimi, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, K. Najarian, “Boosted multi-scale dictionaries for image compression,” The 41st International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, 2016.

[C4]     M. Hosein Jafari, Nader Karimi, Ebrahim Nasr-Esfahani, Shadrokh Samavi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Skin Lesion Segmentation in Clinical Images Using Deep Learning,” International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancun, Mexico, 2016.

[C5]     M. Amin Khorsandi, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Mohsesn Hajabdollahi, Shadrokh Samavi, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian,”Radon Transform Inspired Method for Hand Gesture Recognition,”  International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancun, Mexico, 2016.

[C6]     Zohreh HosseinKhani, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Mohsesn Hajabdollahi, Shadrokh Samavi, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Real-Time Removal of Random Value Impulse Noise in Medical Images,” International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancun, Mexico, 2016.

[C7]     Hoda Mohaghegh, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Shadrokh Samavi, Kayvan Najarian, “Single Image Depth Estimation Using Joint Local-Global Features,” International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancun, Mexico, 2016.

[C8]     M. Amin Khorsandi, Nader Karimi, Shadrokh Samavi, Mohsen Hajabdollahi, S.M.Reza Soroushmehr, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Hardware Image Assessment for Wireless Endoscopy Capsules,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C9]     Mahsa Kadkhodaei, Shadrokh Samavi, Nader Karimi, Hoda Mohaghegh, S.M.Reza Soroushmehr, H. Angelo All, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Automatic Segmentation of Multimodal Brain Tumor Images Based on Classification of Super-Voxels,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C10]  Negar Farzaneh, Shadrokh Samavi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Hirenkumar Patel, Samuel Habbo-Gavin, David Fessell, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Liver Segmentation Using Location and Intensity Probablistic Atlases,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C11]  Ebrahim Nasr-Esfahani, Shadrokh Samavi, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, M. Hossein Jafari, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Melanoma Detection by Analysis of Clinical Images Using Convolutional Neural Network,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C12]  Ebrahim Nasr-Esfahani, Shadrokh Samavi, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Kevin Ward, M. Hossein Jafari, Banafsheh Felfeliyan, Kayvan Najarian, “Vessel Extraction in X-Ray Angiograms Using Deep Learning,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C13]  Maedeh Jamali, Shadrokh Samavi, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Robust Watermarking in Non-ROI of Medical Images Based on DCT-DWT,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C14]  M. Hossein Jafari, Shadrokh Samavi, Nader Karimi, S.M. Reza Soroushmehr, Kevin Ward, Kayvan Najarian, “Automatic Detection of Melanoma Using Broad Extraction of Features from Digital Images,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016.

[C15]  M.Hossein Jafari, Shadrokh Samavi, S.M.Reza Soroushmehr, Hoda Mohaghegh, Nader Karimi, Kayvan Najarian, “Set of Descriptors for  Skin Cancer Diagnosis Using Non-Dermoscopic Color Images,” International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2016.

[C16]  Banafsheh Felfelian, Hamidreza Fazlali, Nader Karimi, S.M.Reza Soroushmehr, Shadrokh Samavi, Kayvan Najarian, “Vessel Segmentation in Low Contrast X-Ray images,” International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2016.

[C17]  M. Hajabdollahi, S. Samavi, N. Karimi, “Pipeline implementation of an image watermarking using bit-plane congestion adaptivity,” Electrical Engineering (ICEE), 2016 24th Conference on, 1734-1739.

[C18]  M Heidari, N. Karimi, S. Samavi, “A hybrid DCT-SVD based image watermarking algorithm,” Electrical Engineering (ICEE), 2016 24th Conference on, 838-843.

[C19]  Zohre Hosseinkhani, N. Karimi, M. Hajabdollahi, S. Samavi, “Improvement on target detection and localization in camera sensor network,” Electrical Engineering (ICEE), 2016 24th Conference on, 209-212.

 

2015

[C20]  S. Kazeminia, N. Karimi, B. Mirmahboub, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, S. Samavi, ‎K. Najarian, “Bone extraction in X-ray images by analysis of line ‎fluctuations,” International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2015.

[C21]  H. R. Fazlali, N. Karimi, S.M.R., Soroushmehr, S. Sinha, S. Samavi, B. Nallamothu, K. Najarian, “Vessel region detection in coronary X-ray angiograms,” International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2015.

[C22]  M. Nejati, S. Samavi, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, K. Najarian, “Low rank regularized collaborative filtering for image denoising,” International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2015.

[C23]  S. Kazeminia, N. Karimi, B. Mirmahboub, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, S. Samavi, H. Derksen, K. Najarian,  “Region of interest extraction for lossless compression of bone X-ray images,” 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 3061-3064, 2015.

[C24]  H. R. Fazlali, N. Karimi, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, S. Samavi, B. Nallamothu, H. Derksen, K. Najarian “Robust catheter identification and tracking in X-ray angiographic sequences,” 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 7901-7904, 2015.

[C25]  Mohaghegh, H., Karimi, N., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., Najarian, K., “Adaptive Stereo Medical Image Watermarking Using Non-Corresponding Blocks,” 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 4214 - 4217, 2015.

[C26]  Mohaghegh, H., Karimi, N., Samavi, S.,Framework for watermark robustness adjustment using image depth map,” Proceedings of 23rd ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 555-560, 2015.

[C27]  Jamali, M., Samavi, S., & Karimi, N., “Robust image watermarking by multi resolution embedding in wavelet transform coefficients,” Proceedings of 23rd ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 478-482, 2015.

[C28]  M.H. Jafari, S. Samavi, “Iterative Semi-Supervised Learning Approach for Color Image Segmentation,” 9th Iranian Conference on Machine Vision and Image Processing, Tehran, Iran, November, 2015.

2014

[C29]  Shafieyan, F., Karimi, N., Mirmahboub, B., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Image Seam Carving Using Depth Assisted Saliency Map,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP, Paris, 2014.

[C30]  Soltanian, N., Karimi, N., Karimi, M., Samavi, S., “Blind Image Quality Assessment Based on Natural Scene Statistics,” Proceedings of 22nd ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2014.

[C31]  Shafieyan, F., Karimi, N., Mirmahboub, B., Samavi, S., “Image Seam Carving Based on Content Importance and Depth Maps,” Proceedings of 22nd ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2014.

[C32]  Roosta, I., Karimi, N., Mirmahboub, B., Samavi, S., “Multi Focus Image Fusion Using Categorization of Energy Levels,” Proceedings of 22nd ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2014.

[C33]  S. Akhavan, N. Karimi, S. Azizi, and S. Samavi. “Stereo Image Watermarking Method Based on Binocular Just Noticeable Difference,” 11th International ISC Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCISC), pp. 33-38, 2014.

2013

[C34]  Movahedian Attar, A., Yarahmadian, S., Samavi, S., “Coverage Estimation in Heterogeneous Floorplan Visual Sensor Networks,” proceedings of the IEEE Sensors Conference, pp. 1-4, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2013.

[C35]  Azizi, S., Samavi, S., Mohrekesh, M., Shirani, S. “Cascaded Transform Space Watermarking Based on Analysis of Local Entropy Variations,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), pp. 1-6, San Jose, USA, 2013.

[C36]  Ajorian, A., Samavi, S.,  Mohrekesh, M., Shiran, S., “Fast Image Resizing for More Efficient Device Adaptation,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), pp. 1-6, San Jose, USA, 2013.

[C37]  Mansoori, N. S., Nejati, M., Razzaghi, P., Samavi, S., “Bag of Visual Words Approach for Image Retrieval Using Color Information,” Proceedings of 21st ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

[C38]  Nazari, N., Shams, R., Mohrekesh, M., Samavi, S., “Near-lossless Compression for High Frame Rate Videos,” Proceedings of 21st ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

[C39]  Azizi, S., Mohrekesh, M., Samavi, S., “Hybrid Image Watermarking Using Local Complexity Variations,” Proceedings of 21st ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

[C40]  Zamani HosseinAbadi, H., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., “Image Noise Reduction by Low Complexity Hardware Median Filter,” Proceedings of 21st ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

[C41]  Jamali, M., Samavi, S., Nejati, M., Mirmahboub, B., “Outdoor Fire Detection Based on Color and Motion Characteristics,” Proceedings of 21st ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-5, 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

[C42]  Ajorian, A., Samavi, S., Mohrekesh, M., “Accelerating image resizing by multiple seam removal and path update,” Proceedings of 21st ICEE Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 1-6, 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

2012

[C43]  Mirmahboub, B., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., “View-Invariant Fall Detection System Based on Silhouette Area and Orientation,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), Melbourne, Australia, 2012.

[C44]  Rezaee Kaviani, H., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., “Elevating Watermark Robustness by Data Diffusion in Contourlet Coefficients,” proceedings of International Conference on Communication workshop, (ICC’ 12), Ottawa, Canada, 2012.

[C45]  Shabanali Fami, E., Samavi, S., Rezaee Kaviani, H., Molaei Radani, Z., “Adaptive watermarking in Hadamard transform coefficients of textured image blocks,” 16th CSI International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Signal Processing (AISP),  pp. 503-507, 2012. (IEEE Xplore)

[C46]  Molaei Radani, Z., Samavi, S., Fooladgar, F., Shabanali Fami, E., “Cluster based algorithm for volumetric coverage in wireless visual sensor network,” 16th CSI International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Signal Processing (AISP), pp. 434-439, 2012.

[C47]  Soroushmehr, S.M. R., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “A Codirectionality Assisted Motion Estimation Algorithm,” Proceedings of 20th ICEE, pp. 1184-1187, 2012.  (IEEE Xplore).

[C48]  Sarmadi, S., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., “Image super-resolution based on honey-bee mating optimization algorithm,” Proceedings of 20th ICEE, pp. 1419-1423, 2012. (IEEE Xplore).

[C49]  Naeimi, Y., Samavi, S., “Fabrication of a Dye-sensitized Solar Cell and Utilization of Peripheral Mirrors,” Proceedings of the 2nd Iranian Conference on Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation (ICREDG), pp. 137-140, 2012. (IEEE Xplore).

[C50]  Hooshmand, M., Samavi, S., Soroushmehr, S.M. R., “Resource Extension in Visual Sensor Network for Panoramic Image Generation,” Proceedings of 20th ICEE, pp. 775-779, 2012. (IEEE Xplore).

[C51]  Molaei Radani, Z., Samavi, S., Fooladgar, F., “Multi Plane Volumetric Coverage in Wireless Visual Sensor Network,” Proceedings of 20th ICEE, pp. 758-762, 2012. (IEEE Xplore).

[C52]  Karimimehr, S., Samavi, S., Rezaee Kaviani, H., Mahdavi, M., “Robust Audio Watermarking Based on HWD and SVD,” Proceedings of 20th ICEE, pp. 1363-1367, 2012. (IEEE Xplore).

[C53]  Fooladgar, F., Samavi, S., Soroushmehr, S. M. R., “Geometrical Analysis of Altitude Estimation Error Caused by Pixel Quantization in Stereo Vision,” Proceedings of 20th ICEE, pp. 701-705, 2012. (IEEE Xplore).

2011

[C54]  Amraee, S., Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Compression of 3D MRI Images Based on Symmetry in Prediction-Error Field,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), Spain, 2011.

[C55]  Rezaee Kaviani, H., Karimi, N., Samavi, S., “Robust Watermarking in Singular Values of Contourlet Coefficients,” proceeding of the 7th Machine Vision and Image Processing (MVIP), pp. 1-5, 2011. (IEEE Xplore).

[C56]  Fooladgar, F., Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Samavi, S., “Camera Selection for Reduction of Altitude Estimation Error Caused by Pixel Quantization,” proceeding of the 7th Machine Vision and Image Processing (MVIP), pp. 1-5, 2011. (IEEE Xplore)

2010

[C57]  Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Adaptive Modification of Transform Coefficients for Image Compression,” The 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 1454-1457, USA, 2010.

[C58]  Talebi-Esfandarani, H., Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Multi-Layered Image Compression using Structure Tensor for Texture Identification,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), Singapore, 2010.

[C59]  Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Lossless Compression of High-Throughput RNAi Images,” proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (iTAB), Greece, 2010.

[C60]  Safaryazdi, Z., Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Perceptually Lossless Compression of Angiogram Sequences,” proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (iTAB), Greece, 2010.

2009

[C61]  Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., “Fuzzy Block Matching Motion Estimation for Video Compression,” proceedings of the 9th IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC), pp. 603-606, Malaysia, 2009.

[C62]  Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Block Matching Algorithm Based on Local Codirectionality of Blocks,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), USA, 2009.

[C63]  Mohrekesh, M., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., Behnamfar, P., “Motion Estimation by Affine Transforms Based on Codirectionality of Movements,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 995-998, Saint Johns, Canada, May 2009.

[C64]  Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Talebi-Esfandarani, H., Zaynolabedin, S. M. A, “Contourlet Based Image Compression using Controlled Modification of Coefficients,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 991-994, Saint Johns, Canada, May 2009.

[C65]  Karimi, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Amraee, S., Safaryazdi, Z., Mahmoodzadeh, E., “A Region Based Predictor for Lossless Compression of RNAi Images,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 987-990, Saint Johns, Canada, May 2009.

[C66]  Zaker, N., Hamzeh, A., Katebi, S.D., Samavi, S., “Improving Security of Pixel Value Differencing Steganographic Method,” proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), Cairo, Egypt, pp. 1-4, 2009. (IEEE Xplore)

2008

[C67]  Nasr-Esfahani, E., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., “Near Lossless Image Compression by Local Packing of Histogram,” The 33rd International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), USA, 2008.

[C68]  Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Samavi, S., “An Adaptive Block Matching Algorithm for Motion Estimation,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 331-334, Canada, May 2008.

[C69]  Sanjabi, M., Samavi, S., Ashori, M., Karimi, N., Fotohi, M., Kasiri, K., “Reduction of Sensor Population in a Camera Sensor Network,” International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST), pp. 349-353, August 2008. (IEEE Xplore)

2007

[C70]  Nasr-Esfahan, E., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., “Near-Lossless Image Compression Based on Maximization of Run Length Sequences,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP, USA, 2007.

[C71]  Neekabadi, A., Samavi, S., Razavi, S. A., Karimi, N., Shirani, S., “Lossless Microarray Image Compression using Region Based Predictors,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP, USA, 2007.

[C72]  Neekabadi, A., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., Nasr-Esfahani, E., Razavi, S. A., and Shirani, S., “Lossless Compression of Mammographic Images by Chronological Sifting of Prediction Errors,” proceedings of IEEE Pacific Rim Conference, pp. 58-61, Canada, 2007.

[C73]  Sabeti, V., Samavi, S., Mojtaba M., Shahram S., “Steganalysis of Pixel-Value Differencing Steganographic Method,” proceedings of IEEE Pacific Rim Conference, pp. 292-295, Canada, 2007.

[C74]  Alibeigi, E., Samavi, S., Zahra Rahmani, S. Shirani, “Pipelined Orientation Estimation in Fingerprint Images,” proceedings of IEEE Pacific Rim Conference, pp. 276-279, Canada, 2007.

2006

[C75]  Taheri, O., Movahedian, A., Samavi, S., “Watermarking for Halftoned Images using Error Diffusion with Non-Linear Thresholding,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 1925-1928, Canada, May 2006.

[C76]  Banaie, A., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Nasr-Esfahani, E., “Lossless Microarray Image Compression Based on Foreground Extraction,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 111-114, Canada, May 2006.

[C77]  Rowshanbin, N., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., “Acceleration of Fractal Image Compression using Characteristic Vector Classification,” proceedings of the IEEE CCECE, pp. 2026-2029, Canada, May 2006.

[C78]  Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., “Restricted Shortest Path Routing with Concave Costs,” proceedings of the 4th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, pp. 200-207, Dubai, UAE, March, 2006.

[C79]  Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., Todd, T.D., “Handoff in Hybrid Wireless Networks based on Self-Organization,” proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.

2005

[C80]  Soroushmehr, S. M. R., Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Tafazoli, H. “Motion Estimation by Segmentation and Prediction of Direction”, proceeding of the IEEE CCECE Conference, pp. 1955-1958, Canada, May 2005.

[C81]  Kheiri, F., Samavi, S., Karimi, N., “A New Pipeline Design for Binarization and Thinning of Fingerprint Images,” proceeding of the IEEE CCECE Conference, pp. 1959-1962, Canada, May 2005.

[C82]  Tafazoli, H., Soroushmehr, S.M.R., Samavi, S., “Predicted Vector Spectral Search Algorithm,” proceeding of the IEEE CCECE Conference, pp. 1979-1982, Canada, May 2005.

2004 and before

[C83]  Khadivi, P., Samavi, S., Todd, T., Saidi, H., “Multi-Constraint QoS Routing using a New Single Mixed Metric,” proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp. 2042-2046, Paris, France, June 2004.

[C84]  Khadivi, P., Todd, T., Samavi, S., Saidi, H., “Mobile Ad Hoc Relaying in Hybrid WLAN/Cellular Systems for Dropping Probability Reduction,” proceedings of the 9th CDMA International Conference (CIC), Seoul, Korea, October 2004.

[C85]  Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Karimi, N., “A Pipeline Structure for Analysis of DNA Microarrays,” proceeding of IEEE Pacific Rim Conference, pp. 1012-1015, Canada, 2003.

[C86]  Samavi, S., Shirani, S., Karimi, N., Faramarzpour, N., “DNA Microarray Image Compression by Pipeline Architecture,” proceedings of the IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 1076-1079, USA, 2003.

[C87]  Samavi, S., Khadivi, P., “Using Fault Avoidance for Fault Tolerant Routing in Interconnection Networks,” proceedings of the Wireless and Optical Communications (WOC 2001), Banff, Canada, June, 2001.

[C88]  Samavi, S., “Signal Processing in an Optical Displacement Measuring Device,” proceedings of the International Conference on Telecommunications, pp. 324-325, Bali, Indonesia, April 1995.

[C89]  Samavi, S., Gassaway, J. D., “Mathematical Modeling of a Single Beam Optical Particle Sizing Device,” proceeding of the 22nd Simulation and Modeling Conference, Vol. 22, part 1, pp. 472-481, Pittsburgh, USA, May 1991.