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Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb

Professor, Chairman
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Miami 1251 Memorial Drive Coral Gables, Fl 33146
Phone: (305)284-3825
www.miami.edu/ece
Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb

Book Chapters

  • Steven Cadavid, Mohammad H. Mahoor, Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, "Multi-modal Ear and Face Modeling and Recognition", Submitted to: Multibiometrics for Human Identification, Cambridge University Press (In Press).
  • A. Ansari, M. H. Mahoor, M. S. Abdel-Mottaleb, "3D Face Mesh Modeling for 3D Face Recognition", in "State of the Art in Face Recognition, Edited by Pone J. and Karahoca, A.", in IN-TECH, ISBN: 978-3-902613-42-4, PP. 131-150, 2009.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb and M. H. Mahoor, “Assessment of Blurring and Facial Expression Effects on Facial Image Recognition", In Proceeding of International conference on Biometrics, ICB 2006, Hong Kong, pp 12-18. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science edited by Zhang and Jain)
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, J. Zhou. “Human Ear Recognition from Face Profile Images” International Conference on Biometrics ICB 2006: 786-792, Hong Kong, 5-7 January, 2006. . (Lecture Notes in Computer Science edited by Zhang and Jain)
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb and L. Chen, “Content-based Photo Album Management using Faces” Encyclopedia of Multimedia (Hardcover) by Borko Furht (Editor), Springer; 1st edition, December 20, 2005.

Most Recent Refereed Journal Articles:

  • M. H. Mahoor, M. S. Abdel-Mottaleb, "Face Recognition Based on 3D Ridge Images Obtained from Range Data", Pattern Recognition, vol. 42, PP. 445-451, 2009.
  • A. Ansari, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, and M. H. Mahoor, “A Multimodal Approach for 3D Face Modeling and Recognition Using 3D Deformable Facial Mask,” Machine Vision and Applications, PP.189-203, 2009. Published online January 2008. (DOI 10.1007/s00138-008-0123-5)
  • S. Cadavid, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “3-D Ear Modeling and Recognition from Video Sequences Using Shape from Shading”, IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 3, no. 4, PP. 709-718, December 2008.
  • O. Nomir and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Fusion of Matching Algorithms for Human Identification Using Dental X-Ray Radiographs”, IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 3, no. 2, PP. 223-233, June 2008.
  • M. Mahoor, M.Abdel-Mottaleb, “A Multimodal Approach for Face Modeling and Recognition”, IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 3, no. 3, PP. 431-440, September 2008.
  • F. Niu, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Continuous Human Activity Recognition Based on Shape and Motion Features” the International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 22, No. 3, PP. 235-243, 2007.
  • O. Nomir and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Hierarchical Contour Matching for Dental X-Ray Radiographs,” Journal of Pattern Recognition, Vol. 41, No. 1, PP. 130-138, January, 2008.
  • O. Nomir and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Human Identification from Dental X-Ray Images based on the Shape and Appearance of the Teeth”, IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 2, no. 2, PP. 188-197, June 2007.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb and M. H. Mahoor, “Algorithms for Assessing the Quality of Facial Images”, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, Vol.2, no.2, PP. 10-17, May 2007.

Most Recent Refereed Conference Articles:

  • Steven Cadavid, Mohammad H. Mahoor, and Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, "Multi-modal Biometric Modeling and Recognition of the Human Face and Ear," International Workshop on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, November 2009.
  • S. Cadavid, J. Zhou, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, "Determining Discriminative Anatomical Point Pairings using AdaBoost for 3D Face Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Cairo, Egypt, 2009.
  • S Cadavid, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, D. S. Messinger, M. H. Mahoor, L. E. Bahrick, "Detecting local audio-visual synchrony in monologues utilizing vocal pitch and facial landmark trajectories", British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), PP. 1-11, London, UK, September, 2009.
  • M. H. Mahoor, S. Cadavid, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, "MULTI-MODAL EAR AND FACE MODELING AND RECOGNITION", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Cairo, Egypt, 2009.
  • F Niu, N Goela, A Divakaran, M Abdel-Mottaleb, “Audio scene segmentation for video with generic content”, Proc. SPIE, Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems II, Vol. 6820, San Jose, CA, USA, January 2008.
  • M. Mahoor, A-Nasser Ansari, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Multimodal (2-D AND 3-D) Face Modeling and Recognition Using Attributed Relational Graph”, the International Conference on Image Processing ICIP, San Diego, CA USA, October 12–15, 2008.
  • S. Cadavid and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, "3D Ear Modeling and Recognition from Video Sequences using Shape from Shading," To Appear in: The 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Tampa Florida, December 8-11, 2008.
  • S. Cadavid and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, "Human Identification Based on 3D Ear Models", Proc. of IEEE First International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS 2007), PP. 1-6, Washington DC, September 27-29, 2007.
  • H. Ammar, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, A. Jain “Automated dental identification system (ADIS)”, DG.O 2007: PP. 248-249, Philadelphia, PA, May 20-23, 2007.
  • M. H. Mahoor and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “3D Face Recognition Based on 3D Ridge Lines in Range Data”, the International Conference on Image Processing ICIP, Vol. 1, PP. 137-140, San Antonio, TX USA, September 16-19, 2007.
  • A-Nasser Ansari, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, M. Mahoor, “3D Face Mesh Modeling from Range Images for 3D Face Recognition”, the International Conference on Image Processing ICIP, Vol. 4, PP. 509-512, San Antonio, TX USA, September 16-19, 2007.
  • O. Nomir and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Combining Matching Algorithms for Human Identification Using Dental X-Ray Radiographs,” International conference on Image Processing ICIP, PP. 409-412, San, Antonio, Texas, USA, September 16-19, 2007.
  • O. Nomir and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Human Identification Based on Fusing Matching Algorithms Using Dental X-Ray Radiographs,” International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications ICCTA, PP. 85-88, Alexandria, Egypt, September 1-3, 2007.

Issued US Patents:

  • E. Cohen-Solal, A. Martel, S. Sengupta, H. Strubbe, J. Caviedes,M. Abdel-Mottaleb, A. Elgammal, “Conferencing system and method for the automatic determination of preset positions corresponding to participants in video-mediated communications”, U.S. Patent No. 7,057,636, June 6, 2006.
  • M. Mottaleb, A. Elgammal, “Conferencing system and method for the automatic determination of preset positions corresponding to participants in video-mediated communications”, U.S. Patent No. 7,057,636, June 6, 2006.
  • Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, “Image and video authentication system”, U.S. Patent No. 6,971,010, November 29, 2005.
  • S. Dagtas, and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Adaptive overlay element placement in video”, U.S. Patent No. US20020196370, December 26, 2002.
  • G. Vaithilingam, and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Meta-descriptor for multimedia information”, U.S. Patent No. US20020159640, October 31, 2002.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, and S. Krishnamachari, “image retrieval system”, U.S. Patent No. US20020087538, July 4, 2002.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “System and method for performing fast forward and slow motion speed changes in a video stream based on video content, U.S. Patent No. 6,424,789, July 2002.
  • Bill Lord, and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Method for Confirming the Integrity of an Image Transmitted with a Loss”, U.S. Patent No., 6,266,429, July 2001.
  • G. Vaithilingham, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Using meta-descriptors to represent multimedia information”, U.S. Patent No. 6,411,724, June 2002.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, S. Krishnamachari, “Image retrieval system using a query image”, U.S. Patent No., 6,285,995, September 2001.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Method for Detecting a Face in a Digital Image”, U.S. Patent No. 6,263,113, July 17, 2001.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Scalable Solution for Image Retrieval”, U.S. Patent No. 6,253,201, June 2001.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “System for Retrieving Images Using a Database”, U.S. Patent No. 6,226,636, May 2001.
  • Elenbaas, J H; Dimitrova, N; Mcgee, T; Simpson, M; Martino, J; Abdel-Mottaleb, M; Garrett, M; Ramsey, C; Desai, R, Personalized Video Classification And Retrieval System , EP 1 057 129 A1, 06-Dec-00
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, and R. Desai, “Fast Image Retrieval using Multi-Scale Edge Representation of Images”, U.S. Patent No. 6,072,904, June 2000.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb and M. Shneier, “Using Index Keys Extracted from JPEG-Compressed Images for Image Retrieval”, U.S. Patent No. 5915038, June 1999.
  • N. Dimitrova and M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Video Retrieval of MPEG Compressed Sequences Using DC and Motion Signatures”, U.S. Patent No. 5870754, February 1999.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Mass Detection in Digital X-ray Images using Multiple Threshold Levels to Discriminate Spots”, U.S. Patent No. 5768406, June 1998.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, "Mass Detection in Digital Radiologic Images Using a Two Stage Classifier", U.S. Patent No. 5768333, June 1998.
  • Abdel-Mottaleb, "Automatic Segmentation, Skinline and Nipple Detection in Digital Mammograms", U.S. Patent No. 5572565, November 1996.
  • M. Abdel-Mottaleb, “Mass Detection by Computer Using Digital Mammograms of the Same Breast Taken from Different Viewing Directions”, U.S. Patent No. 5579360, November 1996.


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This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number OISE-0730065. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. © 2007 Florida International University