Index

Faisal Shafait
Professor
Department of Computing

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel: 051-90852064
Email: faisal.shafait@seecs.edu.pk
Web: https://tukl.seecs.nust.edu.pk/members/faisal_shafait.html

Specialization:
OCR, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Image Processing

Education:
PhD - Computer Engineering - TU Kaiserslautern - Germany - 2008

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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Committee Members
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM] Rabia Irfan [DoC] Seemab Latif [DoC]
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Hussnain Ahmed Saqib [MSDS-2K20]

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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Committee Members
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM] Muhammad Shahzad [DoC] Muhammad Ali Tahir [DoC]
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TAYYABA FAISAL [MSCS-8]

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Advisor
Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC]
Committee Members
Faisal Shafait [DoC] Muhammad Shahzad [DoC] Muhammad Ali Tahir [DoC]
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Vegetation Monitoring Via Remote Sensing:

Vegetation Monitoring Via Remote Sensing


Project Level: PG
Project Type: Thesis Knowledge Area: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2019
Status: Active
Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Committee Members
Faisal Shafait [DoC] Qaiser Riaz [DoC] Rafia Mumtaz [DoC]
Students
MUHAMMAD HASSAN RAZA KHAN NIAZI [MSCS-7]

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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Committee Members
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM] Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC] Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
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SAMAN ARIF [MSCS-6]

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Advisor
Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC]
Committee Members
Faisal Shafait [DoC] Hassan Aqeel [EE] Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Khurram Shehzad [MSCS-5]

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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Committee Members
Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC] Hassan Aqeel [EE] Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Azka Gilani [MSCS-5]

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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Mujtaba Akbar [BSCS-10] Muhammad Waleed Mujahid [BSCS-10] Hamid Muzaffar Khan [BSCS-10]


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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Muhammad Saad Ur Rehman [BSCS-10] Syed Asadullah Kashif [BSCS-10] Muhammad Ali Abbas [BSCS-10]


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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Sadeed Ahmad [BEE-11] Taimoor Arshad [BESE-10] Muhammad Jamal [BESE-10]


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Advisor
Muhammad Imran Abeel [EE]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Muhammad Zeeshan Karamat [BEEE-9] Momin Ahmad Khan [BEEE-9] Muhammad Uzair Khattak [BEEE-9]


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Advisor
Muhammad Imran Abeel [EE]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Muhammad Usamah Shahid [BEEE-9] Sadia Asif [BEEE-9] Hamza Azhar [BEEE-9]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Imran Abeel [EE]
Students
Amna Ahmed Gillani [BEEE-9] Syed Shayan Sohail [BEEE-9] Syed Momin Ali Hashmi [BEEE-9]


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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Abdul Rehman [BESE-8] Muhammad Shaharyar [BESE-8] Zain Khalid [BESE-8]


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Unsupervised Forest Segmentation and Classification using Deep Learning:

Unsupervised Forest Segmentation and Classification using Deep Learning


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2019
Status: Completed
Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Nouman Ahmed [BESE-7]


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Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Muhammad Roshan Mughees [BSCS-6] Awais Latif [BSCS-6] Abdul Razzaque Jawad [BSCS-6]


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Crop Health Analysis Using Deep Learning:

Crop Health Analysis Using Deep Learning


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2019
Status: Completed
Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Ahmad Amjad Mughal [BSCS-6] Saqib Ali Khan [BSCS-6] Faizan E Muhammad [BSCS-6]


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Slum Mapping in Aerial Imagery Using Convolution Neural Networks:

Slum Mapping in Aerial Imagery Using Convolution Neural Networks


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2019
Status: Completed
Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Syed Waleed Hyder [BESE-7] Hamna Moieez [BESE-7]


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Advisor
Ahmad Salman [EE]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Uzair Zia [BESE-6] Ahmed Sarfraz [BESE-6] Aziz Ur Rehman [BESE-6]


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Chaperone:

Chaperone


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2018
Status: Completed
Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Umer Imran [BEEE-7] Muhammad Faisal Zahoor [BEEE-7] Muhammad Haroon [BEEE-7]


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Hardware Aware Training of Deep Networks:

Hardware Aware Training of Deep Networks


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2018
Status: Completed
Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Students
Ussama Zahid [BEEE-7] Muhammad Umar [BEEE-7]


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Deep learning for Drone Manuevering:

This project aims at exploring deep learning techniques for automatic maneuvering of drones.


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Intelligent Systems
Year: 2018
Status: Completed
Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Students
Sohaib Zahid [BESE-6] Muhammad Ali [BESE-6] Umar Khan [BESE-6]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC]
Students
Maaz Jamal [BEEE-6] Hatim Ali [BEEE-6] Sheikh Umaid Bin Zubair [BEEE-6]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Adnan Ul-Hasan [ECM]
Students
Nauman Mustafa [BEEE-6] Umair Bin Tahir [BEEE-6] Talha Rehman [BEEE-6]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [EE]
Students
Hamza Shafqaat [BEEE-6] Amna Masood [BEEE-6] Zainab Tareen [BEEE-6]


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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Shahzad [DoC]
Students
Muhammad Gulzain Ali Khan [BESE-5] Muhammad Umer Javaid [BESE-5] Khadija Butt [BESE-5]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC]
Students
Harim Akhtar [BEEE-6] Nouman Sial [BEEE-6] Hassam Khan [BEEE-6]


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Advisor
Wajahat Hussain [EE]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Syed Abbas Tariq Hasany [BSCS-4] Muhammad Hamza Nasim [BSCS-4] Hammad Abdullah [BSCS-4]


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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Omar Arif [DoC]
Students
Kuldeep Kumar [BSCS-3] Muhammad Zaheer [BSCS-3]


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Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Ahmad Salman [EE]
Students
Fatima Arshad [BESE-4] Ayesha Khalid [BESE-4]


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Advisor
Hammad Mehmood Cheema [ECM]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Syed Qambar Ahmed Rizvi [BEEE-5] Syed Ahmed Hussain Naqvi [BESE-4] Maria Aftab [BEEE-5]


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Advisor
Muhammad Imran Malik [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Students
Mohammad Hassan Uz Zaman [BSCS-3]


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Advisor
Sana Khalique [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Anis ur Rahman [DoC]
Students
Noman Rafi [BSCS-2] Hafiz Hasan Ishtiaq [BSCS-2] Muhammad Hamza [BSCS-2]


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EpiWear: A Wearable for Accurate and Timely Detection of Epileptic Seizures:

Epi-Wear: Epileptic Seizure Detection and Prevention


Project Level: UG
Project Type: FYP
KnowledgeArea: Electronics
Year: 2015
Status: Completed
Advisor
Hammad Mehmood Cheema [ECM]
Co-Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC] Awais Mehmood Kamboh [EE]
Students
Waqas Ahmad [BEEE-4] Abdullah Ahmed [BEEE-4] Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui [BSCS-2] Muhammad Jazib Khan [BEEE-4]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Omar Arif [DoC]
Students
Anam Ahmed Khan [BSCS-2] Aman Irshad [BSCS-2] Ibrar Yunus [BSCS-2]


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Advisor
Faisal Shafait [DoC]
Co-Advisor
Anis ur Rahman [DoC] Ahmad Salman [EE]
Students
Ilsa Niazi [BEEE-4] Isha Lodhi [BEEE-4] Saba . [BEEE-4]


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Journal

(1.) Abdul Wahab, Muhammad Anas Tahir, Naveed Iqbal, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait, Syed Muhammad Raza Kazmi, , "A Novel Technique for Short-Term Load Forecasting using Sequential Models and Feature Engineering", IEEE Access, Vol. 9 , No. 9, PP. 96221 - 96232, Jun, 2021. IF: 3.367
(2.) Junaid Younas , Muhammad Imran Malik, Sheraz Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, Paul Lukowicz , "Sense the pen: Classification of online handwritten sequences (text, mathematical expression, plot/graph)", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 172 , No. 172, Jan, 2021.
(3.) Junaid Younas , Muhammad Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, Mohsin Munir, Muhammad Imran Malik, Faisal Shafait, Paul Lukowicz, Sheraz Ahmed , "Fi-Fo Detector: Figure and Formula Detection Using Deformable Networks", Applied Sciences, Vol. 10 , No. 18, Sep, 2020.
(4.) Salah Ud Din , Naveed Akhtar, Shahzad Younis, Faisal Shafait, Atif Mansoor, Muhammad Shafique , "Steganographic Universal Adversarial perturbations", Pattern Recognition Letters , Vol. 135 , No. 135, PP. 146-152, Apr, 2020.
(5.) Ahsan Jalal , Ahmad Salman, Ajmal Mian, Mark Shortis, Faisal Shafait , "Fish detection and species classification in underwater environments using deep learning with temporal information", Ecological Informatics , Vol. 57 , No. 101088, Apr, 2020. IF: 2.511
(6.) Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , "Converting A Common Low-Cost Document Scanner Into A Multispectral Scanner ", SENSORS, Vol. 19 , No. 14, Jul, 2019. IF: 3.031
(7.) Muhammad Naseer Bajwa, Muhammad Imran Malik, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, Andreas Dengel, Faisal Shafait, Wolfgang Neumeier, Sheraz Ahmed , "Two-Stage Framework For Optic Disc Localization And Glaucoma Classification In Retinal Fundus Images Using Deep Learning ", BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Vol. 19 , No. 136, Jul, 2019.
(8.) Ahmad Salman, Salman Maqbool, Abdul Hannan Khan, Ahsan Jalal, Faisal Shafait , "Real-Time Fish Detection In Complex Backgrounds Using Probabilistic Background Modelling", Ecological Informatics, Vol. 51 , No. 1-200, Feb, 2019.
(9.) Ahmad Salman, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Mark R. Shortis,Khawar Khurshid, Adrian Ulges, and Ulrich Schwanecke , "Automatic fish detection in underwater videos by a deepneural network-based hybrid motion learning system", ICES Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 76 , No. 1, Jan, 2019. IF: 3.367
(10.) Hasan F. M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , "Viewpoint Invariant Semantic Object And Scene Categorization With RGB-D Sensors", Autonomous Robots, Vol. 43 , No. 1, Jan, 2019.
(11.) Jameel Malik, Ahmed Elhayek, Sheraz Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, Muhammad Imran Malik and Didier Stricker , "3DAirSig: A Framework For Enabling In-Air Signatures Using A Multi-Modal Depth Sensor", Sensors, Vol. 18 , No. 11, Nov, 2018.
(12.) Muhammad Uzair, Faisal Shafait, Bernard Ghanem, Ajmal S. Mian , , "Representation learning with deep extreme learning machines for efficient image set classification", Neural Computing and Applications, Vol. 30 , No. , PP. 1211-1233, Aug, 2018. IF: 4.213
(13.) Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Ajmal S. Mian, Faisal Shafait, Ian D. Reid , , "Dense 3D Face Correspondence", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 40 , No. , PP. 1584-1598, Jul, 2018. IF: 9.455
(14.) Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui , Ahmad Salman, Muhammad Imran Malik, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Mark R Shortis, Euan S Harvey , "Automatic fish species classification in underwater videos: exploiting pre-trained deep neural network models to compensate for limited labelled data", ICES Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 15 , No. 1, PP. 374-389, Feb, 2018. IF: 2.76
(15.) Saeeda Naz , Arif Iqbal Umar, Riaz Ahmad, Imran Siddiqi, Saad Bin Ahmed, Muhammad Imran Razzak, Faisal Shafait , "Urdu Nastaliq recognition using convolutional–recursive deep learning", Neurocomputing, Vol. 243 , No. , PP. 80-87, Jun, 2017. IF: 3.317
(16.) Hasan F.M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , , "Learning a deeply supervised multi modal RGB embeding for semantics scene and object category recognition", Robotics and Autonomous system, Vol. 92 , No. , PP. 41-52, Jun, 2017. IF: 1.950
(17.) Faisal Shafait, Euan S. Harvey, Mark R. Shortis, Ajmal Mian Mehdi Ravanbakhsh, James W. Seager, Philip F. Culverhouse, Danelle E. Cline, Duane R. Edgington , , "Towards automating under water measurements of fish length: a comparison of semi automatic and manual stereo-video", ICES Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 74(6) , No. , PP. 1690-1701, Jun, 2017. IF: 2.760
(18.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal S. Mian , , "Efficient classification with sparsity augmented collaborative representation.", Pattern Recognition , Vol. 65 , No. , PP. 136-145, May, 2017. IF: 4.582
(19.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal S. Mian , , "Discriminative Bayesian Dictionary Learning for Classification ", IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis, Vol. 38 , No. , PP. 2374-2388, Dec, 2016. IF: 8.329
(20.) Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Mark Shortis, Bernard Ghanem, Phil F. Culverhouse, Duane Edgington, Danelle Cline, Mehdi Ravanbakhsh, James Seager, Euan S. Harvey , , "Fish identification from videos captured in uncontrolled underwater environments ", ICES Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 73 , No. , PP. 2737-2746, Nov, 2016. IF: 2.760
(21.) Ahmad Salman , Ahsan Jalal, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Mark Shortis, James Seager and Euan Harvey , "Fish species classification in unconstrained underwater environment based on deep learning", Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, Vol. 14 , No. 9, PP. 570-585, May, 2016. IF: 1.992
(22.) Saeeda Naz, Arif Iqbal Umar, Riaz Ahmad, Muhammad Imran Razzak, Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait , , "Urdu Nastaliq Text Recognition using Implicit Segmentation based on Multi-Dimensional Long Short Term Memory Neural Networks", SpringerPlus, Vol. , No. , PP. , Jan, 2016. IF: 0.982
(23.) Zohaib Khan , Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , "Joint Group Sparse PCA for Compressed Hyperspectral Imaging", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON IMAGE PROCESSING, Vol. 24 , No. 12, PP. 4934-4942, Dec, 2015. IF: 3.625
(24.) Andrew J. O. Whitehouse , Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Diana Weiting Tan, Murray T. Maybery, Jeffrey A. Keelan, Roger Hart, David J. Handelsman, Mithran Goonawardene, Peter Eastwood , "Prenatal testosterone exposure is related to sexually dimorphic facial morphology in adulthood", Proceedings of The Royal Society B, Vol. 282 , No. 1816, PP. 282 20151351, Sep, 2015. IF: 5.05
(25.) Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Diana Tan, Suzanna N Russell-Smith, Murray T Maybery, Ajmal Mian, Peter R Eastwood, Faisal Shafait, Mithran Goonewardene, Andrew Whitehouse, , , "Sexually dimorphic facial features vary according to level of autistic-like traits in the general population", Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Vol. 7 , No. 14, PP. , Apr, 2015. IF: 3.705
(26.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, and Ajmal Mian, , , "Futuristic greedy approach to sparse unmixing of hyperspectral data", IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 53 , No. 4, PP. 2157-2174, Apr, 2015. IF: 2.933
(27.) Mehdi Ravanbakhsh, Mark R. Shortis, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Euan S. Harvey ,James W. Seager, , , "Automated Fish Detection in Underwater Images Using Shape-Based Level Sets", The Photogrammetric Record, Vol. 30 , No. 149, PP. 46-62, Mar, 2015. IF: 1.377
(28.) Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Automatic Ink Mismatch Detection for Forensic Document Analysis", Pattern Recognition, Vol. 48 , No. 11, PP. 3615-3626, Jan, 2015. IF: 2.584
(29.) Muhammad Uzair , Arif Mahmood, Faisal Shafait, Christian Nansen, Ajmal Mian , "Is spectral reflectance of the face a reliable biometric?", Optics Express, Vol. 23 , No. 12, PP. 15160-15173, Jan, 2015. IF: 3.488
(30.) Renwu Gao, Seiichi Uchida, Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Volkmar Frinken, , , "Visual Saliency Models for Text Detection in Real World", PLOS ONE, Vol. 9 , No. 12, PP. e114539, Dec, 2014. IF: 3.534
(31.) Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Kathleen Rooney, Faisal Shafait, Mark Walters, Ajmal Mian , , "Geometric Facial Gender Scoring: Objectivity of Perception", PLOS ONE, Vol. 9 , No. 6, PP. e99483 , Jun, 2014. IF: 3.534
(32.) Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, , , "Efficient Feature Size Reduction via Predictive Forward Selection", Pattern Recognition, Vol. 47 , No. 4, PP. 1664-1673 , Apr, 2014. IF: 2.584
(33.) Haider Ali, Faisal Shafait, Eirini Giannakidou, Athena Vakali, Nadia Figueroa, Theodoros Varvadoukas, Nikolaos Mavridis, , , "Contextual Object Category Recognition for RGB-D Scene Labeling", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 62 , No. 2, PP. 241-256, Feb, 2014. IF: 1.105
(34.) Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, Markus Goldstein, Thomas M. Breuel, Andreas Dengel , , "Automatic Classifier Selection for Non-Experts", Pattern Analysis and Applications, Vol. 17 , No. 1, PP. 83-96, Feb, 2014. IF: 0.814
(35.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Automatic Authentication of Color Laser Print-Outs Using Machine Identification Codes", Pattern Analysis and Applications, Vol. 16 , No. 4, PP. 663-678, Nov, 2013. IF: 0.814
(36.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Text-Line Examination for Document Forgery Detection", International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. 16 , No. 2, PP. 189-207, Jun, 2013. IF: 0.8
(37.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Coupled Snakelets for Curled Text-Line Segmentation from Warped Document Images", International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. 16 , No. 1, PP. 33-53, Mar, 2013. IF: 0.8
(38.) Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "Meta-Learning for Evolutionary Parameter Optimization of Classifiers", Machine Learning, Vol. 87 , No. 3, PP. 357-380, Mar, 2012. IF: 1.454
(39.) Janick V. Frasch, Aleksander Lodwich, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "A Bayes-True Data Generator for Evaluation of Supervised and Unsupervised Learning Methods", Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 32 , No. 11, PP. 1523-1531, Aug, 2011. IF: 1.034
(40.) Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "The Effect of Border Noise on the Performance of Projection Based Page Segmentation Methods", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 33 , No. 4, PP. 846-851, Aug, 2011. IF: 4.908
(41.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Combined Orientation and Skew Detection Using Geometric Text-Line Modeling", International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. 13 , No. 2, PP. 79-92, Jan, 2010. IF: 1.020
(42.) Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Document Cleanup Using Page Frame Detection", International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. 11 , No. 2, PP. 81-96, Nov, 2009. IF: 0.909
(43.) Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Response to 'Projection Methods Require Black Border Removal'", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 31 , No. 4, PP. 763-764, Apr, 2009. IF: 4.378
(44.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Adaptive Binarization of Unconstrained Hand-Held Camera-Captured Document Images", Journal of Universal Computer Science, Vol. 15 , No. 8, PP. 3343-3363, Jan, 2009. IF: 0.669
(45.) Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Six Page Segmentation Algorithms", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 30 , No. 6, PP. 941-954, Jun, 2008. IF: 5.960

Conference

(1.) Umar Khan, Sohaib Zahid, Muhammad Asad Ali, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait , "TabAug: Data Driven Augmentation for Enhanced Table Structure Recognition ", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Sep, 2021, Lausanne , Switzerland.
(2.) Faiza Rehman,Hira Masood,Adnan Ul-Hasan,Raheel Nawaz,Faisal Shafait , "An Intelligent Context Aware Recommender System for Real-Estate", Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Dec, 2019, Istanbul , Turkey.
(3.) Junaid Younas, Syed Tahseen Raza Rizvi, Muhammad Imran Malik, Faisal Shafait, Paul Lukowicz, Sheraz Ahmed , "FFD: Figure and Formula Detection from Document Images", Proceedings of the DICTA , Dec, 2019, Perth , Australia.
(4.) Javeria Akbar, Muhammad Shahzad, Muhammad Imran Malik, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait , "Runway Detection And Localization In Aerial Images Using Deep Learning", Proceedings of the DICTA 2019, Dec, 2019, Perth , Australia.
(5.) Ammad Ul Islam, Muhammad Jaleed Khan, Khurram Khurshid, Faisal Shafait , "Hyperspectral Image Analysis For Writer Identification Using Deep Learning", Proceedings of the DICTA 2019, Dec, 2019, Perth , Australia.
(6.) Muhammad Ali Shahzad, Rabeya Noor, Sheraz Ahmad, Ajmal Mian, Faisal Shafait , "Feature Engineering meets Deep Learning: A Case Study on Table Detection in Documents", Proceedings of the DICTA 2019, Dec, 2019, Perth , Australia.
(7.) Annus Zulfiqar, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait: , "Logical Layout Analysis using Deep Learning", Proceedings of the DICTA 2019, Dec, 2019, Perth , Australia.
(8.) Saqib Ali Khan, Syed Muhammad Daniyal Khalid, Muhammad Ali Shahzad, Faisal Shafait , "Table Structure Extraction with Bi-directional Gated Recurrent Unit Networks", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Sep, 2019, Sydney , Australia.
(9.) Shah Rukh Qasim, Hassan Mahmood, and Faisal Shafait , "Rethinking Table Recognition using Graph Neural Networks", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Sep, 2019, Sydney , Australia.
(10.) Muhammad Jaleed Khan, Khurram Khurshid, Faisal Shafait , "A Spatio-Spectral Hybrid Convolutional Architecture for Hyperspectral Document Authentication", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Sep, 2019, Sydney , Australia.
(11.) Haseeb Shah, Johannes Villmow, Adrian Ulges, Ulrich Schwanecke, Faisal Shafait , " An Open-World Extension to Knowledge Graph Completion Models.", Proceedings of the AAAI 2019, Jan, 2019, Hawai , USA.
(12.) Farrukh Kamran, Muhammad Shahzad, Faisal Shafait , , " Automated Military Vehicle Detection From Low-Altitude Aerial Images", Proceedings of the The International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Dec, 2018, Canberra, , Australia.
(13.) Khurram Javed, Faisal Shafait , , " Incremental Learning for Recognition of Cursive Urdu Script using LSTM", Proceedings of the 14th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Dec, 2018, Perth, , Australia.
(14.) Saman Arif, Faisal Shafait , , "Table Detection in Document Images using Foreground and Background Features", Proceedings of the The International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Dec, 2018, Canberra, , Australia.
(15.) Nosheen Abid, Adnan Ul Hassan, Faisal Shafait , , "DeepParse: Trainable Postal Address Parser", Proceedings of the The International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Dec, 2018, Canberra , Australia.
(16.) Sami-Ur-Rehman, Burhan Ul Tayyab, Muhammad Ferjad Naeem, Adnan Ul-Hasan and Faisal Shafait , , " A Multi-Faceted OCR Framework for Artificial Urdu News Ticker Text Recognition", Proceedings of the 13th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS), Apr, 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland, , United Kingdom.
(17.) Muhammad Jaleed Khan, Adeel Yousaf, Khurram Khurshid, Asad Abbas, Faisal Shafait , , " Automated Forgery Detection in Multispectral Document Images Using Fuzzy Clustering", Proceedings of the 13th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS), Apr, 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland, , United Kingdom.
(18.) Aman Irshad , Anam Ahmad Khan, Ibrar Yunus, Faisal Shafait , "Real-Time Lane Departure Warning System on a Lower Resource Platform", Proceedings of the Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Dec, 2017, Sydney, NSW , Australia.
(19.) Tayyaba Naz , Anam Ahmad Khan, Faisal Shafait , "Ubiquitous Document Capturing with Deep Learning", Proceedings of the Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Dec, 2017, Sydney, NSW , Australia.
(20.) Azka Gillani , Shah Rukh Qasim, Imran Malik, Faisal Shafait , "Table Detection using Deep Learning", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Nov, 2017, Kyoto , Japan.
(21.) Khurram Javed, Faisal Shafait , , "Real-time Document Localization in Natural Images by Recursive Application of a CNN", Proceedings of the ICDAR2017, Nov, 2017, Kyoto , Japan.
(22.) Asad Abbas, Khurram Khurshid, Faisal Shafait , , "Towards Automated Ink Mismatch Detection in Hyperspectral Document Images", Proceedings of the ICDAR2017, Nov, 2017, Kyoto , Japan.
(23.) Muhammad Ferjad Naeem, Noor ul Sehr Zia, Aqsa Ahmed Awan, Faisal Shafait, Adnan ul Hasan , , "Impact of Ligature Coverage on Training Practical Urdu OCR Systems", Proceedings of the ICDAR2017, Nov, 2017, Kyoto , Japan.
(24.) Hasan F. M. Zaki , Faisal Shafait, Ajmal S. Mian , "Modeling Sub-Event Dynamics in First-Person Action Recognition", Proceedings of the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2017, Nov, 2017, Honolulu, HI , United States.
(25.) Junaid Younas , Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Muhammad Imran Malik, Faisal Shafait, Paul Lukowicz, Sheraz Ahmed , " D-StaR: A Generic Method for Stamp Segmentation from Document Images", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) , Oct, 2017, Kyoto , Japan.
(26.) Hasan F. M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , , "“Modeling 2D Appearance Evolution for 3D Object Categorization", Proceedings of the 18th Int. Conf. on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, DICTA, Nov, 2016, Gold Coast , Australia.
(27.) Umair Muneer Butt, Muhammad Imran Malik, Sheraz Ahmad, Faisal Shafait, Christian Nansen, Ajmal Saeed Mian , , "Automatic Signature Segmentation Using Hyper-spectral Imaging", Proceedings of the Internationl Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), Oct, 2016, Shenzen , China.
(28.) Naveed Akhtar , Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , "Hierarchical Beta Process with Gaussian Process Prior for Hyperspectral Image Super Resolution", Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision ECCV 2016, Sep, 2016, Amsterdam , Netherlands.
(29.) Hasan F. M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , , "Convolutional Hypercube Pyramid for Accurate RGB-D Object Category and Instance Recognition", Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA, May, 2016, Stockholm , Sweden.
(30.) Fallak Asad , Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel , "High Performance OCR for Camera-Captured Blurred Documents with LSTM Networks", Proceedings of the International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS), Apr, 2016, Santorini , Greece.
(31.) Hasan F. M. Zaki, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , , "Localized Deep Extreme Learning Machines for Efficient RGB-D Object Recognition", Proceedings of the 17th Int. Conf. on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, DICTA, Nov, 2015, Adelaide , Australia.
(32.) Zhipei Luo, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Localized Forgery Detection in Hyperspectral Document Images", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Aug, 2015, Sfax , Tunisia.
(33.) Adnan Ul-Hasan, Faisal Shafait ,Marcus Liwicki, , , "Curriculum Learning for Printed Text Line Recognition of Ligature-based Scripts", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Aug, 2015, Sfax , Tunisia.
(34.) Adnan Ul-Hasan, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Faisal Shafait, Marcus Liwicki ,Thomas Breuel, , , "A Sequence Learning Approach for Multiple Scripts Identification", Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Aug, 2015, Sfax , Tunisia.
(35.) Faisal Shafait , Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Joan Pastor-Pellicer, Thomas Breuel, Andreas Dengel, Marcus Liwicki , "Document Image Binarization using LSTM: A Sequence Learning Approach", Proceedings of the 3rd Int Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing, Aug, 2015, Nancy , France.
(36.) Dimosthenis Karatzas, Lluis Gomez-Bigorda, Anguelos Nicolaou, Suman Ghoshl, Andrew Bagdanov, Masakazu Iwamura, Jiri Matas, Lukas Neumann, Vijay Ramaseshan Chandrasekhar, Shijian Lu, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, Ernest Valvenyl , , "ICDAR 2015 Competition on Robust Reading", Proceedings of the 13th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR, Aug, 2015, Nancy , France.
(37.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait,Ajmal Mian, , , "Sparse Bayesian Sparse Representation for Hyperspectral Image Super Resolution", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR’15), Jun, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts , United States.
(38.) Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Shape-based Automatic Detection of a Large Number of 3D Facial Landmarks", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition ( CVPR’15), Jun, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts , United States.
(39.) Dimosthenis Karatzas , Lluis Gomez-Bigorda, Anguelos Nicolaou, Suman Ghoshl, Andrew Bagdanov, Masakazu Iwamura, Jiri Matas, Lukas Neumann, Vijay Ramaseshan Chandrasekhar, Shijian Lu, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, Ernest Valvenyl , "ICDAR 2015 Competition on Robust Reading", Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Jan, 2015, Nancy , France.
(40.) Hasan F. M. Zaki , Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian , "Localized Deep Extreme Learning Machines for Efficient RGB-D Object Recognition", Proceedings of the DICTA 2015, Jan, 2015, Adelaide , Australia.
(41.) Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Adaptive Spectral Reflectance Recovery using Spatio-Spectral Support from Hyperspectral Images", Proceedings of the 21st Int. Conf. on Image Processing( ICIP’13), Oct, 2014, Paris , France.
(42.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Sparse Spatio-Spectral Representation for Hyperspectral Image Super-Resolution", Proceedings of the 13th IEEE European Conf. on Computer Vision (ECCV’14), Sep, 2014, Zurich , Switzerland.
(43.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait,Ajmal Mian, , , "SUnGP: A greedy sparse approximation algorithm for hyperspectral unmixing", Proceedings of the 22nd Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’14), Aug, 2014, Stockholm , Sweden.
(44.) Amr Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, , , "Forgery Detection Based on Intrinsic Document Contents", Proceedings of the 11th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS’14), Apr, 2014, Tours , France.
(45.) Sara Elkasrawi, Faisal Shafait, , , "Printer Identification using Supervised Learning for Document Forgery Detection", Proceedings of the 11th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS’14), Apr, 2014, Tours , France.
(46.) Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Gradient based Efficient Feature Selection", Proceedings of the IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision(WACV’14), Mar, 2014, Colorado , United States.
(47.) Naveed Akhtar, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Repeated Constrained Sparse Coding with Partial Dictionaries for Hyperspectral Unmixing", Proceedings of the IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision(WACV’14), Mar, 2014, Colorado , United States.
(48.) Syed Zulqarnain Gilani, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Biologically significant facial landmarks: How significant are they for gender classification?", Proceedings of the 15th Int. Conf. on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications(DICTA'13), Nov, 2013, Hobart , Australia.
(49.) Christian Schulze, Robby Frister, Faisal Shafait, , , "Eye-tracker based part-image selection for Image Retrieval", Proceedings of the 20th Int. Conf. on Image Processing(ICIP'13), Sep, 2013, Melbourne , Australia.
(50.) Johann Gebhardt, Markus Goldstein, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "Document Authentication Using Printing Technique Features and Unsupervised Anomaly Detection", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(51.) Thomas M. Breuel, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Mayce Al Azawi,Faisal Shafait, , , "High-Performance OCR for Printed English and Fraktur Using LSTM Networks", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition( ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(52.) Sheraz Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, Marcus Liwicki, Andreas Dengel, , , "A Generic Method for Stamp Segmentation Using Part-Based Features", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(53.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Towards Generic Text-Line Extraction", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition( ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(54.) Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, , , "Hyperspectral Imaging for Ink Mismatch Detection", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition( ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(55.) Salman H. Khan, Zeashan Khan, Faisal Shafait, , , "Can Signature Biometrics Address Both Identification and Verification Problems?", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(56.) Adnan Ul Hasan, Saad Bin Ahmed, Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Offline Printed Urdu Nastaleeq Script Recognition with Bidirectional LSTM Networks", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition( ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(57.) Dimosthenis Karatzas, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, Masakazu Iwamura, Lluis Gomez i Bigorda, Sergi Robles Mestre, Joan Mas, David Fernandez Mota, Jon Almaz n Almaz, Lluis Pere de las Heras, , , "ICDAR 2013 Robust Reading Competition", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(58.) Akram El-Korashy ,Faisal Shafait, , , "Search Space Reduction for Holistic Ligature Recognition in Urdu Nastalique Script ", Proceedings of the 12th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(59.) Renwu Gao, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida, Yaokai Feng, , , "A Hierarchical Visual Saliency Model for Character Detection in Natural Scenes", Proceedings of the 5th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition(CBDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(60.) Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Martin Krämer, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Mohammad Reza Yousefi, Faisal Shafait, homas M. Breuel, , , "Robust Binarization of Stereo and Monocular Document Images Using Percentile Filter", Proceedings of the 5th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition(CBDAR’13), Aug, 2013, Washington DC , United States.
(61.) Mark R. Shortis, Mehdi Ravanbakskh, Faisal Shafait, Euan S. Harvey, Ajmal Mian, James W. Seager, Philip Culverhouse, Danelle Cline, Duane Edgington, , , "“A review of techniques for the identification and measurement of fish in underwater stereo-video image sequences", Proceedings of the SPIE Videometrics, Range Imaging, and Applications XII, May, 2013, Munich , Germany.
(62.) Nazly Sabbour, Faisal Shafait, , , "A segmentation-free approach to Arabic and Urdu OCR", Proceedings of the SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XX( DRR’13), Feb, 2013, San Francisco , United States.
(63.) Adnan Ul-Hasan, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Semi-Automated OCR Database Generation for Nabataean Scripts", Proceedings of the 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’12), Nov, 2012, Tsukuba , Japan.
(64.) Hasan S. M. Al-Khaffaf, Faisal Shafait, Michael Cutter, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "On the Performance of Decapod's Digital Font Reconstruction", Proceedings of the 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’12), Nov, 2012, Tsukuba , Japan.
(65.) Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Martin Krämer, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Robust Stereo Matching for Document Images Using Parameter Selection of Text-Line Extraction", Proceedings of the 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’12), Nov, 2012, Tsukuba , Japan.
(66.) Martin Krämer, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Robust Stereo Correspondence for Documents by Matching Connected Components of Text-Lines with Dynamic Programming", Proceedings of the 21st Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’12), Nov, 2012, Tsukuba , Japan.
(67.) Joost Van Beusekom, Armin Stahl, Faisal Shafait, , , "“Lessons Learned from Automatic Forgery Detection in over 100,000 Invoices", Proceedings of the 5th Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics(IWCF’12), Nov, 2012, Tsukuba , Japan.
(68.) Barbora Micenkova, Joost Van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, , , "Stamp Verification for Automated Document Authentication", Proceedings of the 5th Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics(IWCF’12), Nov, 2012, Tsukuba , Japan.
(69.) Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, Seiichi Uchida, , , "How Salient is Scene Text?", Proceedings of the 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems(DAS’12), Mar, 2012, Gold Coast , Australia.
(70.) Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Scanning Neural Network for Text Line Recognition", Proceedings of the 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems(DAS’12), Mar, 2012, Gold Coast , Australia.
(71.) Adnan Ul Hasan, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "OCR-Free Table of Contents Detection in Urdu Books", Proceedings of the 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems(DAS’12), Mar, 2012, Gold Coast , Australia.
(72.) Muhammed Zeeshan Afzal, Martin Krämer, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Improvements to Uncalibrated Feature-based Stereo Matching for Document Images by using Text-Line Segmentation", Proceedings of the 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems(DAS’12), Mar, 2012, Gold Coast , Australia.
(73.) Takumi Toyama, Thomas Kieninger, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "Gaze Guided Object Recognition Using a Head-Mounted Eye Tracker", Proceedings of the 7th Int. Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA’12), Mar, 2012, Santa Barbara , United States.
(74.) Takuya Kobayashi, Takumi Toyama, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, Masakazu Iwamura, Koichi Kise, , , "Recognizing Words in Scenes with a Head-Mounted Eye-Tracker", Proceedings of the 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems(DAS’12), Feb, 2012, Gold Coast , Australia.
(75.) Matthias Reif, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "“Prediction of Classifier Training Time including Parameter Optimization", Proceedings of the 34th Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence(KI’11), Oct, 2011, Berlin , Germany.
(76.) Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "“ICDAR 2011 Robust Reading Competition Challenge 2: Reading Text in Scene Images", Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(77.) Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "Bayesian Approach to Photo Time-Stamp Recognition", Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(78.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Text-Line Extraction using a Convolution of Isotropic Gaussian Filter with a Set of Line Filters", Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(79.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "High Performance Layout Analysis of Arabic and Urdu Document Images", Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(80.) Joost Van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, , , "Distortion Measurement for Automatic Document Verification", Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(81.) Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "An evaluation of HMM-based Techniques for the Recognition of Screen Rendered Text", Proceedings of the 11th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(82.) Faisal Shafait, Michael P. Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Decapod: A flexible, low cost digitization solution for small and medium archives", Proceedings of the 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition(CBDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(83.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Border Noise Removal of Camera-Captured Document Images using Page-Frame Detection", Proceedings of the 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition(CBDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(84.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "An Image Based Performance Evaluation Method for Page Dewarping Algorithms using SIFT Features", Proceedings of the 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition(CBDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(85.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "The IUPR Dataset of Camera-Captured Document Images", Proceedings of the 4th Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition(CBDAR’11), Sep, 2011, Beijing , China.
(86.) Takumi Toyama, Thomas Kieninger, Faisal Shafait, Andreas Dengel, , , "Museum Guide 2.0 - An Eye-Tracking based Personal Assistant for Museums and Exhibits", Proceedings of the Int. Conf. on Re-Thinking Technology in Museums, May, 2011, Limerick , Ireland.
(87.) Michael P. Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Font group identification using reconstructed fonts", Proceedings of the SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (DRR’11), Jan, 2011, San Francisco , United States.
(88.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Improved document image segmentation algorithm using multiresolution morphology", Proceedings of the SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (DRR’11), Jan, 2011, San Francisco , United States.
(89.) Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Discriminative Learning for Script Recognition", Proceedings of the 17th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, (ICIP’10), Sep, 2010, Hong Kong , China.
(90.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Performance Evaluation of Curled Textlines Segmentation Algorithms on CBDAR 2007 Dewarping Contest Dataset", Proceedings of the 17th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, (ICIP’10), Sep, 2010, Hong Kong , China.
(91.) Michael P. Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Unsupervised Font Reconstruction Based on Token Co-occurrence", Proceedings of the 10th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering,(DocEng’10), Sep, 2010, Manchester , United Kingdom.
(92.) Faisal Shafait, Matthias Reif, Christian Kofler, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Pattern Recognition Engineering", Proceedings of the RapidMiner Community Meeting and Conference,(RCOMM’10), Sep, 2010, Dortmund , Germany.
(93.) Sarah Daniel Abdelmessih, Faisal Shafait, Matthias Reif, Markus Goldstein, , , "Landmarking for Meta-Learning using RapidMiner", Proceedings of the RapidMiner Community Meeting and Conference,(RCOMM’10), Sep, 2010, Dortmund , Germany.
(94.) Alexander Arimond, Christian Kofler, Faisal Shafait , , "Distributed Pattern Recognition in RapidMiner", Proceedings of the RapidMiner Community Meeting and Conference,(RCOMM’10), Sep, 2010, Dortmund , Germany.
(95.) Faisal Shafait, Ray Smith, , , "Table Detection in Heterogeneous Documents", Proceedings of the 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS’10), Jun, 2010, Boston , United States.
(96.) Asif Shahab, Faisal Shafait, Thomas Kieninger, Andreas Dengel, , , "An Open Approach towards the Benchmarking of Table Structure Recognition Systems", Proceedings of the 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS’10), Jun, 2010, Boston , United States.
(97.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Mayce Ibrahim Ali Al-Azawi, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Document Image Segmentation using Discriminative Learning over Connected Components", Proceedings of the 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS’10), Jun, 2010, Boston , United States.
(98.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Document Inspection Using Text-Line Alignment", Proceedings of the 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems,DAS’10, Jun, 2010, Boston , United States.
(99.) Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Connected Component level Multiscript Identification from Ancient Document Images", Proceedings of the 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’10, Jun, 2010, Boston , United States.
(100.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Performance Evaluation of Curled Textlines Segmentation Algorithms", Proceedings of the 9th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems,DAS’10, Jun, 2010, Boston , United States.
(101.) Thomas M. Breuel, Faisal Shafait, , , " AutoMLP: Simple, Effective, Fully Automated Learning Rate and Size Adjustment", Proceedings of the The Learning Workshop, Apr, 2010, Snowbird,Utah , United States.
(102.) Emanuel Indermühle, Horst Bunke, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel , , "Text versus non-Text Distinction in Online Handwritten Documents", Proceedings of the 25th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing,Document Engineering Track,SAC’10 , Mar, 2010, Sierre , Switzerland.
(103.) Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel , , "Visual Recognition of Permuted Words", Proceedings of the SPIE Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XV,HVEI’10., Jan, 2010, San Jose , United States.
(104.) Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "A Simple and Effective Approach for Border Noise Removal from Document Images", Proceedings of the 13th IEEE Int. Multi-topic Conference,INMIC’09, Dec, 2009, Islamabad , Pakistan.
(105.) Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel , , "A Discriminative Learning Approach for Orientation Detection of Urdu Document Images", Proceedings of the 13th IEEE Int. Multi-topic Conference, Dec, 2009, INMIC’09 , Pakistan.
(106.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Curled Textline Information Extraction from Grayscale Camera-Captured Document Images", Proceedings of the 16th Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP’09, Nov, 2009, Cairo , Egypt.
(107.) Yves Rangoni, Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Recognition Driven Page Orientation Detection", Proceedings of the 16th Int. Conf. on Image Processing,ICIP’09. , Nov, 2009, Cairo , Egypt.
(108.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Ridges Based Curled Textline Region Detection from Grayscale Camera-Captured Document Images", Proceedings of the 13th Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns,CAIP’09, Sep, 2009, Münster , Germany.
(109.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Automatic Line Orientation Measurement for Questioned Document Examination", Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics,IWCF’09, Aug, 2009, Hague , Netherlands.
(110.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Dewarping of Document Images using Coupled-Snakes", Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition,CBDAR’09, Jul, 2009, Barcelona , Spain.
(111.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Foreground-Background Regions Guided Binarization of Camera-Captured Document Images", Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition,CBDAR’09, Jul, 2009, Barcelona , Spain.
(112.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Script-Independent Handwritten Textlines Segmentation using Active Contours", Proceedings of the 10th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’09, Jul, 2009, Barcelona , Spain.
(113.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Coupled Snakelet Model for Curled Textline Segmentation of Camera-Captured Document Images", Proceedings of the 10th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR’09. , Jul, 2009, Barcelona , Spain.
(114.) Yves Rangoni, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "OCR Based Thresholding", Proceedings of the 11th IAPR Conf. on Machine Vision Applications, MVA’09,, May, 2009, Yokohama , Japan.
(115.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Resolution Independent Skew and Orientation Detection for Document Images", Proceedings of the SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XVI,DRR’09, Jan, 2009, San Jose , United States.
(116.) Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Background Variability Modeling for Statistical Layout Analysis", Proceedings of the 19th Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, ICPR’08, Dec, 2008, Tampa, Florida , United States.
(117.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Automated OCR Ground Truth Generation", Proceedings of the 8th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’08. , Sep, 2008, Nara , Japan.
(118.) Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Segmentation of Curled Text Lines using Active Contours", Proceedings of the 8th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS’08, Sep, 2008, Nara , Japan.
(119.) Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Structural Mixtures for Statistical Layout Analysis", Proceedings of the 8th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems,DAS’08, Sep, 2008, Nara , Japan.
(120.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Document Signatures Using Intrinsic Features for Counterfeit Detection", Proceedings of the 2nd Int. Workshop on Computational Forensics,,IWCF’08, Aug, 2008, Washington DC , United States.
(121.) Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Efficient Implementation of Local Adaptive Thresholding Techniques Using Integral Images", Proceedings of the SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XV,DRR’08, Jan, 2008, San Jose , United States.
(122.) Faisal Shafait ,Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Document Image Dewarping Contest", Proceedings of the 2nd Int. Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition,CBDAR’07, , Sep, 2007, , Brazil.
(123.) Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Example-Based Logical Labeling of Document Title Page Images", Proceedings of the 9th Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition,ICDAR’07, Sep, 2007, Curitiba , Brazil.
(124.) Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "GREC 2007 Arc Segmentation Contest: Evaluation of Four Participating Algorithms", Proceedings of the In Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and New Opportunities ,GREC'07, Sep, 2007, Curitiba , Brazil.
(125.) Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , " Image-Matching for Revision Detection in Printed Historical Documents", Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition,DAGM’07, Sep, 2007, Heidelberg , Germany.
(126.) Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Page Frame Detection for Marginal Noise Removal from Scanned Documents", Proceedings of the 15th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis,SCIA’07, Jun, 2007, Aalborg , Denmark.
(127.) Daniel Keysers, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , " Document Image Zone Classification - A Simple High-Performance Approach", Proceedings of the 2nd Int. Conf. on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP’07, Mar, 2007, Barcelona , Spain.
(128.) Faisal Shafait, Adnan-ul-Hasan, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Layout Analysis of Urdu Document Images", Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Int. Multi-topic Conference, INMIC’06, Dec, 2006, Islamabad , Pakistan.
(129.) Faisal Shafait, Ralph Kricke, Islam Shdaifat, Rolf-Rainer Grigat, , , "Real Time Lip Motion Analysis for a Person Authentication System Using Near Infrared Illumination", Proceedings of the 13th Int. Conf. on Image Processing,ICIP’06, Oct, 2006, Atlanta , United States.
(130.) Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , " Pixel-Accurate Representation and Evaluation of Page Segmentation in Document Images", Proceedings of the 18th Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition,ICPR’06, Aug, 2006, Hong Kong , China.
(131.) Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breuel, , , "Distance Measures for Layout-Based Document Image Retrieval", Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Document Image Analysis for Libraries, DIAL’06, Apr, 2006, Lyon , France.
(132.) Waqar Zia ,Faisal Shafait , , "Reduced Complexity Techniques for Long-Term Memory Motion Compensated Prediction in Hybrid Video Coding", Proceedings of the 25th Picture Coding Symposium, PCS’06, Apr, 2006, Beijing , China.
(133.) Faisal Shafait, Daniel Keysers, Thomas M. Breuel, , , " Performance Comparison of Six Algorithms for Page Segmentation", Proceedings of the 7th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems,DAS’06, Feb, 2006, Nelson , New Zealand.
(134.) Faisal Shafait, Muhammad Usman, Adnan-ul-hasan, Habibullah Jamal, Shoab A. Khan, , , "An Architecture of 2-D IDCT for Real Time Decoding of MPEG/JPEG compliant bitstreams", Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro-electronics, ICM’05, Dec, 2005, Islamabad , Pakistan.
(135.) Faisal Shafait, Marco Grimm, Rolf-Rainer Grigat, , , " Low-Complexity Camera Ego-Motion Estimation Algorithm for Real Time Applications", Proceedings of the 8th IEEE Int. Multitopic Conference,INMIC’04, Dec, 2004, Lahore , Pakistan.
(136.) Faisal Shafait, Muhammad Saleem Pervez, Arish Asif Qazi, Jörg Wollnack, Thomas Trittin, , , "Real Time Two-Step Inspection System for Assembled Valve Keys in Automobile Cylinder Heads", Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Conf. on Image and Graphics, ICIG’04, Dec, 2004, Hong Kong , China.
(137.) Habibullah Jamal ,Faisal Shafait , , "An Efficient Architecture for Displaying JPEG images in Cell Phones", Proceedings of the MMU Int. Symp. on Information and Communication Technologies,M2USIC’04, Oct, 2004, Putrajaya , Malaysia.
(138.) Faisal Shafait, Marco Grimm, Rolf-Rainer Grigat, , , "Evaluation of a Vision-Based 2-Button Remote Control for Interactive Television", Proceedings of the Proc. 11th IEEE Int. Workshop on Signals, Systems, and Image Processing,IWSSIP’04, Sep, 2004, Poznan , Poland.
(139.) Muhammad Saleem Pervez ,Faisal Shafait , , "Real Time Inspection of Assembled Valve Keys in Cylinder Heads using CCD Cameras", Proceedings of the IEEE E-Tech’04, Jul, 2004, Karachi , Pakistan.
(140.) Muhammad Saleem Pervez ,Faisal Shafait , , "Real Time Inspection of Assembled Valve Keys in Cylinder Heads using CCD Cameras", Proceedings of the IEEE E-Tech’04, Jul, 2004, Karachi , Pakistan.
(141.) Faisal Shafait, Syed Muhammad Imran, Sven Klette-Matzat , , "Fault Detection and Localization in Empty Water Bottles through Machine Vision", Proceedings of the IEEE E-Tech’04, Jul, 2004, Karachi , Pakistan.

Assistant Professor , The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
January 2013 - January 2015


Adjunct Lecturer , Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUKL), Germany
April 2009 - October 2012



Senior Researcher , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
November 2009 - January 2013


Postdoctoral Researcher , Google Inc, Mountain View, CA, USA
November 2008 - March 2009