Publications

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Journal Papers

bullet Paul A. Bromiley, Anja C. Schunke, Hossein Ragheb, Neil A. Thacker and Diethard Tautz, "Semi-automatic Landmark Point Annotation for Geometric Morphometrics" in Frontiers in Zoology, 11(61), August, doi:10.1186/s12983-014-0061-1 (2014).

bullet Hossein Ragheb, Neil A. Thacker, Paul A. Bromiley, Diethard Tautz and Anja C. Schunke, "Quantitative Shape Analysis with Weighted Covariance Estimates for Increased Statistical Efficiency" in Frontiers in Zoology, 10(16), April, doi:10.1186/1742-9994-10-16 (2013).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "A Light Scattering Model for Layered Dielectrics with Rough Surface Boundaries" in International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 79(2), August, pp. 179-207, ISSN 0920-5691 (2008).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Modified Beckmann-Kirchhoff Scattering Theory for Rough Surface Analysis" in Pattern Recognition, 40(7) Elsevier Science, April, pp. 2004-2020 (2007).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Testing New Variants of the Beckmann-Kirchhoff Model against Radiance Data" in Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 102(2) Elsevier Science, May, pp. 145-168, ISBN/ISSN 1077-3142 (2006).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Surface Radiance Correction for Shape-from-Shading" in Pattern Recognition, 38(10) Elsevier Science, October, pp. 1574-1595, ISBN/ISSN 0031-3203 (2005).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "A Probabilistic Framework for Specular Shape-from-Shading" in Pattern Recognition, 36(2) Elsevier Science, February, pp. 407-427, ISBN/ISSN 0031-3203 (2003).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Darboux Smoothing for Shape-from-Shading" in Pattern Recognition Letters, 24(1-3) Elsevier Science, January, pp. 579-595. ISBN/ISSN 0167-8655 (2003).

Book Chapters

bullet C. Orrite , F. Martinez-Contreras , E. Herrero , H. Ragheb and S.A. Velastin, "Independent Viewpoint Silhouette-Based Human Action Modeling and Recognition" Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance, chapter 7, pp. 185-209, 2012, edited by L. Maddalena, Chapman and Hall/CRC, Print ISBN: 978-1-4398-5684-0, eBook ISBN: 978-1-4398-5685-7.

Conference Papers

bullet Michael A. Boss, Thomas L. Chenevert, John C. Waterton, David M. Morris, Hossein Ragheb, Alan Jackson, Nandita deSouza, David J. Collins, Bernard E. van Beers, Philippe Garteiser, Sabrina Doblas, Stephen E. Russek, Kathryn E. Keenan, Edward F. Jackson and Gudrun Zahlmann, "Thermally-Stabilized Isotropic Diffusion Phantom for Multisite Assessment of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Reproducibility", 56th AAPM Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2014, Austin, TX, USA, July 20-24 (2014).

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, D.M. Morris, N.H.M. Douglas and A. Jackson, "Predicting the Quantitative Accuracy of In-Vivo ADC using an Ice-Water Phantom", Proc. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Milan, Italy, May 10-16, pp. 2650 (2014).

bullet Michael A. Boss, Thomas L. Chenevert, John C. Waterton, David M. Morris, Hossein Ragheb, Alan Jackson, Nandita deSouza, David J. Collins, Bernard E. van Beers, Philippe Garteiser, Sabrina Doblas, Stephen E. Russek, Kathryn E. Keenan, Edward F. Jackson and Gudrun Zahlmann, "Temperature-controlled Isotropic Diffusion Phantom with Wide Range of Apparent Diffusion Coefficients for Multicenter Assessment of Scanner Repeatability and Reproducibility", Proc. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Milan, Italy, May 10-16, pp. 4505 (2014).

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, D.M. Morris, N.H.M. Hogg and A. Jackson, "Ice-Water Phantom Localisation for Diffusion Calibration", Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), Swansea University, Swansea, UK, July 9-11, pp. 179-184 (2012).

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Morphometric Shape Analysis with Measurement Covariance Estimates", The 22nd British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), British Machine Vision Association, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK, August 29- September 2 (2011).

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Quantitative Localisation of Manually Defined Landmarks", Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), King's College London, UK, July 14-15, pp. 221-225 (2011).

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Measurement-Based Shape Analysis", Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), King's College London, UK, July 14-15, pp. 63-67 (2011).

bullet S. Singh, S. Velastin and H. Ragheb, "MuHAVi: A Multicamera Human Action Video Dataset for the Evaluation of Action Recognition Methods", ACM Workshop on Activity monitoring by multi-camera surveillance systems (AMMCSS) in conjunction with 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance, Boston, USA, August 29, pp. 48-55 (2010).

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, P.A. Bromiley, "Histogram-based Image Quality Checking", Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, July 6-7, pp. 53-58 (2010).

bullet F. Martinez, C. Orrite, E. Herrero, H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, "Recognizing Human Actions using Silhouette-based HMM", Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Genoa, Italy, September 2-4, pp. 43-48 (2009).

bullet H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, P. Remagnino, T. Ellis, "Human Action Recognition using Robust Power Spectrum Features", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), San Diego, California, USA, October 12–15 (2008).

bullet H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, P. Remagnino, T. Ellis, "A Novel Approach for Fast Action Recognition using Simple Features", International Workshop on Visual Surveillance (VS) in conjunction with the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Marseille, France, October 17 (2008).

bullet H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, P. Remagnino, T. Ellis, "ViHASi: Virtual Human Action Silhouette Data for the Evaluation of Silhouette-Based Action Recognition Methods", ACM Workshop on Activity monitoring by multi-camera surveillance systems (AMMCSS) in conjunction with the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), Stanford University, California, USA, September 11 (2008).

bullet C. Orrite, F. Martinez, E. Herrero, H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, "Independent Viewpoint Silhouette-based Human Action Modelling and Recognition", First International Workshop on Machine Learning for Vision-based Motion Analysis in conjunction with the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Marseille, France, October 12-18 (2008).

bullet H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, P. Remagnino, T. Ellis, "ViHASi: Virtual Human Action Silhouette Data for the Evaluation of Silhouette-Based Action Recognition Methods", ACM International Workshop on Vision Networks for Behaviour Analysis in conjunction with the ACM Multimedia (MM), Vancouver, Canada, October 31 (2008).

bullet E. Hancock, M. Dickens, W. Smith, H. Ragheb, "Measuring Skin Reflectance Parameters", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tampa, Florida, USA, December 8-11, (2008).

bullet M. Dickens, W. Smith, H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Analysis of Skin Reflectance using Beckmann-Kirchhoff Scattering and a Cyberware 3030 Scanner", ICCV Workshop in Photometric Analysis for Computer Vision, October, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "A Light Scattering Model for Layered Rough Surfaces", The International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4142, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, September, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, pp. 169-180, ISBN/ISSN 0302-9743 (2006).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Reflectance from Surfaces with Layers of Variable Roughness", The 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Proceedings, IEEE Computer Society, August, Hong Kong, pp. 543-546 (2006).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Reflectance Modelling for Layered Dielectrics with Rough Surface Boundaries", The 3rd International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission, June, Chapel Hill, USA, pp. 302-309 (2006).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Comparing Variants of the Beckmann Model", The 16th British Machine Vision Conference, Proceedings, British Machine Vision Association, September, Oxford, UK., pp. 369-378, ISBN/ISSN 1-901725-29-4 (2005).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Incorporating Subsurface Attenuation into the Beckmann Model", The IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Proceedings, Vol. 2, IEEE Computer Society, September, Genoa, Italy, pp. 450-453, ISBN/ISSN 0-7803-9134-9 (2005).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "New Variants of the Beckmann-Kirchhoff Model for Scattered Radiance from Moderately Rough Surfaces", The EOS Conference on Industrial Imaging and Machine Vision, Proceedings, European Optical Society, June, Munich, Germany, pp. 30-31 (2005).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Adding Subsurface Attenuation to the Beckmann-Kirchhoff Theory", The Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3523, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, June, Portugal, Estoril, pp. 247-254, ISBN/ISSN 978-3-540-26154-4/0302-9743 (2005).

bullet H. Ragheb, A. Robles-Kelly, E. Hancock, "Testing Reflectance Models Against Radiance Data", The 2nd International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission, Proceedings, IEEE Computer Society, September, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 880-887 (2004).

bullet H. Ragheb, A. Robles-Kelly, E. Hancock, "Surface Radiance Data Against Reflectance Models", The Ninth Computer Vision Winter Workshop, Proceedings, Slovenian Pattern Recognition Society, February, Piran, Slovenia, pp. 119-128 (2004).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Fresnel Correction of the Beckmann Model", The 15th British Machine Vision Conference, British Machine Vision Association, September, London, UK, pp. 647-656 (2004).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Surface Normals and Height from Non-Lambertian Image Data", The 2nd International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission, Proceedings, IEEE Computer Society, September, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 18- 25, ISBN/ISSN 0-7695-2223-8 (2004).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Surface Radiance: Empirical Data Against Model Predictions", The 11th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Proceedings, Vol. 4, IEEE Computer Society, October, Suntec, Singapore, pp. 2689-2692, ISBN/ISSN 0-7803-8554-3/1522-4880 (2004).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Rough Surface Analysis using Kirchhoff Theory", The 14th British Machine Vision Conference, Proceedings, Vol. 1, British Machine Vision Association, September, Norwich, UK., pp. 191-200. (2003).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Rough Surface Correction and Re-illumination using the Modified Beckmann Model", The 10th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2756, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, August, Groningen, Netherlands, pp. 98-106, ISBN/ISSN 978-3-540-40730-0/0302-9743 (2003).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Improving Shape Recovery by Estimating Properties of Slightly-Rough Surfaces", The 12th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Proceedings, September, Mantova, Italy, pp. 32-37, ISBN/ISSN 0-7695-1948-2 (2003).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Rough Surface Estimation using the Kirchhoff Model", The 13th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2749, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, June, Göteborg, Sweden, pp. 477-484, ISBN/ISSN 978-3-540-40601-3/0302-9743 (2003).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Estimating Surface Characteristics using Physical Reflectance Models", The IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Proceedings, Vol. 2, IEEE Computer Society, June, Madison, USA, pp. 177-184, ISBN/ISSN 0-7695-1900-8/1063-6919 (2003).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Shape-from-Shading Using Viewpoint-Invariant Principal Curvatures", International Conference on Image Processing, Proceedings, Vol. 2, IEEE Signal Processing Society, September, New York, USA, pp. 577-580, ISBN/ISSN 0-7803-7622-6 (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Non-Lambertian Shape-from-Shading using Iterated Conditional Modes", The 6th Iranian International Statistics Conference, Iranian Statistical Society, August, Tehran, Iran, pp. 198-219 (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Highlight Removal using Shape-from-Shading", The 7th European Conference on Computer Vision, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2351, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, May, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 626-641, ISBN/ISSN 0302-9743 (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Lambertian Reflectance Correction for Rough and Shiny Surfaces", International Conference on Image Processing, Proceedings, Vol. 2, IEEE Signal Processing Society, September, New York, USA, pp. 553-556, ISBN/ISSN 0-7803-7622-6/1522-4880 (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "A Probabilistic Framework for Specular Shape-from-Shading", The 16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Peoceedings, Vol. 3, IEEE Computer Society Press, August, Québec, Canada, pp. 513-516, ISBN/ISSN 0-7695-1695-X (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Diffuse Reflectance Models for Rough Surfaces: A Geometrical Study for Shape-from-Shading", The 2nd International Workshop on Texture Analysis and Synthesis, Proceedings, June, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 113-116 (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Shape-from-Shading for Highlighted Surfaces", The Joint IAPR International Workshop on Structural, Syntactic, and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Vol. 2396, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, August, Windsor, Canada, pp. 576-586, ISBN/ISSN 978-3-540-44011-6/0302-9743 (2002).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Shape-from-Shading Using Darboux Smoothing", The 9th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2124, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, September, Warsaw, Poland, pp. 657-667, ISBN/ISSN 0302-9743 (2001).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Separating Lambertian and Specular Reflectance Components using Iterated Conditional Modes", The 12th British Machine Vision Conference, Proceedings, British Machine Vision Association, September, Manchester, UK., pp. 541-542 (2001).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Improved Shape-from-Shading using Darboux Smoothing", International Conference on Image Processing, Proceedings, Vol. 2, IEEE Signal Processing Society, October, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 817-820, ISBN/ISSN 0-7803-6725-1 (2001).

bullet H. Ragheb, E. Hancock, "Specularity Subtraction for Shape-from-Shading", The IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Technical Sketches, IEEE Computer Society, December, Hawaii, USA (2001).

bullet B. Moshiri, H. Ragheb, "Control of a 3-Axes Finger using Sliding Mode Observer", The 4th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics, and Vision, Proceedings, December, Singapore, pp. 201-204 (1996).

Online Publications

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, R. Pathak, D.M. Morris and A. Jackson, "Multi-site Liver Tumour ADC Reproducibility at 1.5 T.", Tina memo 2014-007, 2014.

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, D.M. Morris and A. Jackson, "Scanner Quality Assurance using the IMI QuIC-ConCePT Ice-Water Phantom.", Tina memo 2014-003, 2014.

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, D.M. Morris and A. Jackson, "Interpreting Ice-Water Phantom Data for Prediction of Clinical ADC Measurement.", Tina memo 2013-005, 2013.

bullet P.A. Bromiley, A.C. Schunke, H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker and D. Tautz, "Semi-automatic Landmark Point Annotation for Geometric Morphometrics.", Tina memo 2013-004, 2013.

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker, P.A. Bromiley, D. Tautz and A.C. Schunke "Quantitative Shape Analysis with Weighted Covariance Estimates for Increased Statistical Efficiency.", Tina memo 2013-003, 2013.

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "TINA Demo 004: The Pairwise Tool .", Tina memo 2012-008, 2012.

bullet N.A. Thacker and H. Ragheb, "Monte-Carlo ADC Measurement Sensitivity Tables for Null Hypothesis Tests in Organs with Heterogeneity.", Tina memo 2012-007, 2012.

bullet N.A. Thacker, H. Ragheb and D. Morris, "Towards a Power Calculation for ADC Measurement in Clinical Trials.", Tina memo 2012-005, 2012.

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Ice-Water Phantom Localisation for Diffusion Calibration.", Tina memo 2012-002, 2012.

bullet P.A. Bromiley, H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "The TINA Geometric Morphometrics Toolkit", Tina memo 2010-007, 2010.

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Estimating Anisotropic Measurement Errors on Landmarks; Extension from 2D to 3D", Tina memo 2011-009, 2011.

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Morphometric Shape Analysis with Measurement Covariance Estimates", Tina memo 2011-006, 2011.

bullet N.A. Thacker and H. Ragheb, "Measurement Covariance Structure for Pseudo Landmarks", Tina memo 2011-001, 2011.

bullet H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Shape Analysis using Measurement Covariances", Tina memo 2010-009, 2010.

bullet P.A. Bromiley, H. Ragheb and N.A. Thacker, "Automatic Morphological Landmark Location using Local Image Patch Registration", Tina memo 2010-004, 2010.

bullet H. Ragheb, N.A. Thacker and P.A. Bromiley, "Landmark Analysis Software Review", Tina memo 2009-006, 2009.

bullet N.A. Thacker, H. Ragheb and P.A. Bromiley, "Histogram-based Image Quality Checking", Tina memo 2009-004, 2009.

bullet H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, P. Remagnino, T. Ellis, "ViHASi: Virtual Human Action Silhouette Data", 2008.

bullet H. Ragheb, S. Velastin, P. Remagnino, T. Ellis, "MuHAVi: Multicamera Human Action Video Data including selected action sequences with MAS: Manually Annotated Silhouette Data for the evaluation of action recognition methods", 2008.

Ph.D. Thesis

bullet Hossein Ragheb, Improved Shape from Shading using Non-Lambertian Reflectance Models, Ph.D. Thesis, University of York, 2004.