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Research

Department of Communications and Networks Engineering

Journal Publications: 

2017


M. Marey and O. Dobre, “Automatic Identification of Space-Frequency Block Coding for OFDM Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 117-128, Jan. 2017.

M. Marey, K. Almustafa, and H. Farid, “Multiuser Detection Schemes for Multicarrier Four-node Wireless Systems”, International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking, Vol. 10, No. 8,  pp.51-58, 2017.

M. Hamasha, M. Al-Rabayah, “A Simple Approximation to the Lower Truncated Cumulative Normal Distribution Based on Mill’s Ratio”, Pakistan Journal of Statistics, Vol.33 (5), 369-389, 2017.

Almakhles, Dhafer, K. Swain, A. Nasiri and N. Patel, "An Adaptive Two-Level Quantizer for Networked Control Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 1084-1091, May 2017. doi: 10.1109/TCST.2016.2574768.

A. Nasiri; S. K. Nguang; A. Swain; D. J. Almakhles, "Reducing conservatism in H∞ Robust State Feedback Control design of T-S Fuzzy Systems: A Non-monotonic Approach," in IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1 doi: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2017.2649580.

Swain, A., Almakhles, Dhafer, Neath, M., et al. (2017). “Robust H-∞ output feedback control of bidirectional inductive power transfer systems”. Archives of Control Sciences, 27(1), pp. 41-62. Retrieved 26 Apr. 2017, from doi:10.1515/acsc-2017-0003.

D. Almakhles, A. K. Swain, and A. Nasiri, “The dynamic behaviour of data-driven delta-M and delta sigma -M in sliding mode control,” International Journal of Control, vol. 90, no. 11, pp. 2406–2414, 2017.

Magdy Abdelaal and Tarek Alsaranagawy, “Analysis of Biomedical Signals with HFCWT Compression Method on ECG Signals,” accepted paper on the Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics.

2016


Khalim Amjad Meerja, Khaled Almustafa, “Architecture Considerations for Big Data Management”, Accepted for publication in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Monthly ISSN: 2158-107X, August 2016, Vol. 7, No. 8

Rejaul Chowdhury, Khaled Almustafa, “Design of physical topology and placement of equipment in a hybrid optical-wireless access network”, Accepted at the International Journal of Compute Science and Network Security (IJCSNS) ; ISSN: 1738-7906, June 2016, Vol. 16, No. 6: PP. 14-26 

Khalim Amjad Meerja, Khaled Almustafa, “Big Data Outburst due to Wireless Internet of Things”, Accepted at the International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security (IJCSIS); ISSN: 1947-5500, May 2016, Vol. 14, No. 5: PP 31-41. 

M. Marey,  H. Mostafa, O. A. Dobre, and M. Ahmed "Data Detection Algorithms for BICM Alternate-Relaying Cooperative Systems with Multiple-Antenna Destination" IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no 5, pp. 3802 - 3807, May 2016. 


M. Marey and O. A. Dobre, “Iterative receiver design for uplink OFDMA cooperative systems,” IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 936 - 947,  Dec.. 2016.


Mohammad Al-Rabayah, “Performance Evaluation of Hybrid Routing Protocols for Multimedia Transmission in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562, Volume 11, Number 23 (2016) pp. 11315-11319.

Shazzat Hossain, Magdy Abdelaal, and Farah A. Mohammadi, Member, IEEE, “Thermogram Assessment for Tumor Parameter Estimation Considering Body Geometry”, “CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING, VOL. 39, NO. 3, SUMMER 2016


2015


Shafi Mirza, Khaled Almustafa, “Estimation of Packet Loss on MAC Layer in IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks”, Accepted at the International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking (IJFGCN),ISSN:2233-7857March.27, 2015.

Mamdouh Alenezi and Khaled Almustafa. "Empirical Analysis of the Complexity Evolution in Open-Source Systems." Accepted at the SERSC International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology (IJHIT), ISSN: 1738-9968, February, 2015. 

M. Marey and O. A. Dobre "Classification for Alamouti STBC System with Transmission Impairments," IEEE Wireless Communication Letters, vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 521-524, Oct. 2015.

M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, and B. Liao "Classification of STBC Systems Over Frequency-Selective Channels," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 5, pp. 2159 - 2164, May 2015. 

M. Marey, H. Mostafa, M. H. Ahamed, and O. A. Dobre "Data Detection Algorithms for BICM Alternate-Relaying Cooperative Systems with Multiple-Antenna Destination," Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2015.2438113. 

T. Elsarnagawy, H. Fouad, Fahad N. Almajhdi, Y. A. Elnakady, Mohammed F. Al Rez, Sarah Abuelreich, Amer Mahmood, and S. G. Ansari , Thermo-Mechanical, Osteoblastic Cell Growth and Attachment Behavior of Elecrospun Poly (D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) Nano-Fibers: In Vitro Study, Sci. Adv. Mater. 7, Nr. 2, 396-405 (2015) 

Justyna Tobola; Joerg Hampl; Michael Gebinoga; Tarek Elsarnagawy; Yasser A Elnakady; Hassan Fouad; Fahd Almajhadi; Uta Fernekorn; Frank Weise; Sukhdeep Singh; Dief Elsarnagawy; Andreas Schober, Thermoforming techniques for manufacturing porous scaffolds for application in 3D cell cultivation, J. Materials Science and Engineering C, MSEC, Volume 49, 1 April 2015, Pages 509–516, Elsevier, Ms. Ref. No.: MSEC-D-14-00681R2 

Mohammed F. Al Rez, Y. A. Elnakady, H. Fouad, Khalil Abdelrazek Khalil, Ahmed M. Albarrag, Tarek Elsarnagawy, Amer Mahmood, S. G. Ansari, Fabrication and Characterization of PCL micro-/nanofibers for vascular tissue replacement (Manuscript No.: man07SAM-04-CA), Sci. Adv. Mater. 2015, Vol. 7, No. 04, p. 599-605 (Issue’s Cover Image) 

Y. A. Elnakady, Mohammed F. Al Rez, H. Fouad, Sarah Abuelreich, Amer Mahmood, Othman Y. Alothman, T. Elsarnagawy, S. G. Ansari, Vascular Tissue Engineering using Polycaprolactone Nanofibrous Scaffolds Fabricated via Electrospinning, Science of Advanced Materials, Vol. 7, No. 4,, pp 599–605, 2015 – (Issue’s Cover Image) 

T Athary, M Abdelaal, Z Khatoon, A Kumar, A Razzaq, AA Khan, H Fouad, ”Green Synthesis of NiSnO3 Nanopowder and Its Application as a Hydroquinone Electrochemical Sensor” , Sensors and Materials 27 (DOI:10.18494/SAM.2015.1091), 563-573 

Minhas, T.N., Shahid, M., Lövström,B., Rossholm, A., Zepernick,H-J., and Fiedler,M., “QoE Rating Performance Evaluation of ITU-T Recommended Video Quality Metrics in the Context of Video Freezes”, accepted in AJEEE Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2015 

Nijim, M. , Chennuboyina, R. , Aqqad, W., 'A Supervised Learning Data Mining Approach for Object Recognition and Classification in High Resolution Satellite Data'. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index, Computer and Information Engineering, 2(12), 1658, 2015

2014


Khaled Almustafa, “Circular Traffic Signs Recognition Using the Number of Peaks Algorithm”, The International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP), ISSN - 1985-2304, Vo. 8, No. 6, Page: 514-522, Dec. 31st, 2014. 

Sherif kamel Hussein, Khaled Mohamed Almustafa, “Triangle Routing Problem in Mobile IP”, Journal of Communication and Computer , JCC-E20140114-3 USA,2014 

M. Marey and H. Steendam, "Novel Data Detection and Channel Estimation Algorithms for BICM OFDMA Uplink Asynchronous Systems in the Presence of IQ Imbalance," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 2706 - 2716, May 2014. 

M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, and R. Inkol, “Blind STBC Identification for Multiple Antenna OFDM Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 1554 - 1567, May 2014. 

M. Marey and O. A. Dobre "Blind Modulation Classification Algorithm for Single and Multiple-Antenna Systems Over Frequency-Selective Channels" IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 1098-1102, Sept. 2014. 

M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, and B. Liao, “Second-Order Statistics Based Blind Synchronization Algorithm For Two Receive-Antenna Orthogonal STBC Systems,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1115-1118, Jul. 2014.

Tarek Elsarnagawy, Manal Farrag, Jens Haueisen, Magdy Abdellaal, Khalid Mahmoud, H. Fouad, and S. G. Ansari, A Wearable Wireless Respiration Rate Monitoring System Based on Fiber Optic Sensors, Sensor Lett. 12, 1331-1336 (2014). Volume 12, Number 9 (September 2014) pp.1331-1450. 

Fahad N. Almajhdi , H. Fouad , Khalil Abdelrazek Khalil , Hanem M. Awad , Sahar H. S. Mohamed , T. Elsarnagawy , Ahmed M. Albarrag , Fawzi F. Al-Jassir , Hany S. Abdo “ In-vitro anticancer and antimicrobial activities of PLGA/silver nanofiber composites prepared by electrospinning. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2014 Apr; 25 (4):1045-53 

T. Elsarnagawy, J. Haueisen, M. Farrag, S. G. Ansari, and H. Fouad, Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Based Strain Sensor as Smart Costume for Vital Signal Sensing, Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Based Strain Sensor as Smart Costume for Vital Signal Sensing, Sensor Lett., Vol. 12, No. 11, pp. 1669–1674, 2014

Magdy ABDELAAL , Tayaz FAKHRY, Farah MOHAMMADI, “Compact Thermal Model of a Ball Grid Array Package based on Experimental Data” International Journal of Enhanced Research in Science Technology & Engineering, ISSN: 2319-7463 Vol. 3 Issue 12, December-2014, pp: (141-145), Impact Factor: 1.252 

T Elsarnagawy, M Farrag, Shafik, M Abdelaal, H Fouad, “A wearable wireless respiration rate monitoring system based on fiber optic”, sensor letters 2014 


Shahid, M.; Rossholm, A.; Lövström, B., Zepernick, H.-J. “No-Reference Image and Video Quality Assessment: A Classification and Review of Recent Approaches,” in EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2014:40

2013


Khaled M. Almustafa, “On the Automatic Recognition of Saudi License Plate.”International Journal of Applied Information Systems Volume 5, Issue 1: Page 34-44, January 2013. Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA.

M. Marey, M. Samir, and M. H. Ahmed, “Joint Estimation of Transmitter and Receiver IQ Imbalance with ML Detection for Alamouti OFDM Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 2847 - 2853, Jul. 2013. 

H. Mostafa, M. Marey, M. H. Ahamed, and O. A. Dobre, “Simplified Maximum Likelihood Detection Schemes For Full-Rate Alternate-Relaying Cooperative Systems,” IET Communications, vol. 7, no. 17, pp. 1899-1906, Nov. 2013. 

H. Mostafa, M. Marey, M. H. Ahamed, and O. A. Dobre, “Decoding Techniques for Alternate- Relaying BICM Cooperative Systems,“ EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, pp. 1 - 13, Sept. 2013. 

M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, and R. Inkol, “A Novel Blind Block Timing and Frequency Synchronization Algorithm for Alamouti STBC,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 569 - 572, Mar. 2013. 

Y. El-Demerdash, M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, K. Karagiannidis, and R. Inkol, “Fourth-Order Statistics for Blind Classification of Spatial Multiplexing and Alamouti Space-Time Block Code Signals,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 2420 - 2431, Jun. 2013. 

H. Fouad, T. Elsarnagawy, F. Almajhadi, K. Khalil, Preparation and in vitro thermo-mechanical characterization of electronspun PLGA nano-fibers for soft and hard tissue replacement. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, ISSN 1452-3981, www.electrochemsci.org, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8 (2013) 2293 – 2304

K. Khalil, H. Fouad, T. Elsarnagawy, F. Almajhadi, Preparation and characterization of electrospun PLGA/Silver composite nanofibers for biomedical applications, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8 (2013) 3483 – 3493

Ahmed H. Osman and Magdy M. Massoud, “Converting A Desert Buggy Into Solar Electric Vehicle”, European Scientific Journal, 2013

Ahmed H. Osman and Magdy M. Massoud, “Setting Up A Data Acquisition System For Spark Engines”, European Scientific Journal, 2013


S. H. Zainud-Deen, H. A. Malhat, S. M. Gaber, M. Ibrahim, and K. H. Awadalla, “Plasma Reflectarrays”, SpringerLink, September 2013, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 1469-1475.


Conference Papers: 

2017


A. Swain, D. Almakhles, M. J. Neath and A. Nasiri, "Robust control of wireless power transfer system," 2017 13th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA), Ohrid, 2017, pp. 1060-1065. doi: 10.1109/ICCA.2017.8003208.


Mourad S. Ibrahim, “A Dielectric Resonator Antenna Over Corrugated Ground Plane with Metallic and Nonmetallic Metamaterial Superstrates” 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017, pp. 3031-3033


2016


M. Marey,  H. Mostafa, and O. A. Dobre “Interference-Free Alternate-Relaying Cooperative Systems With Real Modulations” NECEC, St. John’s, Canada, 2016.

2015


Salah Al-Shami, Ali El-Zaart, Rached Zantout, Ahmed Zekri, Khaled Almustafa, “The Recognition of the Closed-set Patterns in the Saudi License Plates” Accepted at the International Conference on Applied Research in Computer Science & Engineering (ICAR'15), Beirut, Lebanon from 8 to 9 October 2015. 


Khaled Almustafa, Mamdouh Alenezi , “Dynamic Evolution of Source Code Topics”, The Tenth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances ICSEA2015, Barcelona Nov 15-20, 2015. 


Zantout, Rached, Al Mustafa, Khaled, Hamandi, Lama, “Hybrid localization of Saudi License Plates “, Accepted at the 19th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2015) Orlando, Florida, USA, July 12-15, 2015. 


Salah Al-Shami, Ali El-Zaart, Rached Zantout, Ahmed Zekri, Khaled Almustafa, “A New Feature Extraction Method for License Plate Recognition”, The Fifth International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications (DICTAP2015), pages:64-69, April 29 - May 1, 2015, Beirut, Lebanon. 


Shafi Mirza, Khaled Almustafa, “Packet Loss Estimation on MAC Layer in IEEE 802.11 WLAN”, The International Conference on Engineering and Information Technology (ICEIT 2015), pages 46-53, Singapore, Jan. 19-22, 2015. 

Tarek Dief Elsarnagawy, A Portable and Wearable Fiber-optic-based Garment for Healthcare Monitoring, The 2015 International Conference on Engineering and Natural Science ICENS, 21-23 January 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand, Paper #: 2171, Speaker & Session Chair 

K. Pandremmenou ; M. Shahid ; L. P. Kondi ; B. Lövström, “A no-reference bitstream-based perceptual model for video quality estimation of videos affected by coding artifacts and packet losses”, Proc. SPIE 9394, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XX, 93941F (March 17, 2015) 


Katerina Pandremmenou, Muhammad Shahid, Lisimachos P Kondi, Benny Lövström, “On the improvement of no-reference mean opinion score estimation accuracy by following a frame-level regression approach”, in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Quebec, Canada, Sept. 2015 


M. Shahid, J. Panasiuk, G. Van Wallendael, M. Barkowsky, B. Lovstrom, “Predicting full-reference video quality measures using HEVC bitstream-based no-reference features”, in Proc. of Seventh International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience, Pylos-Nestoras, Greece, 2015 

Muhammad Aaashed Khan Abbasi, “Investigation of DHCP Packets using Wireshark”, 3rd Engineering Research Forum, CEO-PSU, Riyadh, KSA. November 22, 2015. 


Muhammad Aaashed Khan Abbasi. "Evaluation of the Capabilities of WireShark as a tool for Intrusion Detection." 2rd Engineering Research Forum, CEO-PSU, Riyadh, KSA. February, 2015. 

2014


Rejaul Chowdhury, Abdallah Shami, Khaled Almustafa, “Designing of next-generation hybrid optical-wireless access network”, The 14th IEEE International Conference on Innovations for Community Systems (I4CS), June 4-6 2014, Reims, France.

Khaled M. Almustafa, Zantout Rached , “Saudi License Plate Localization Using Hybrid Method”, The 17th IEEE Mediterranean Electro-technical Conference- MELECON2014, Beirut, Lebanon, 13-16 April 2014.

Magdy Abdelaal, Tayaz Fakhry and Farah.A.Mohammadi, "Optimization Of A Compact Thermal Model For A Ball Grid Array (BAG) Package Using Experimental Data", 7th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation (IMETI 2014), July 15-18, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA 
S. Hossain, F.A.Mohammadi, M. Abdelaal, ” Localization and parameter Estimation of Tumer by Thermography” Canadian Conference on Electrical Engineering CCECE 2014, IEEE Canada. 

Rossholm, A.; Shahid, M.; Lövström, B., "Analysis of the Impact of Temporal, Spatial, and Quantization Variations on Perceptual Video Quality," in Proceedings of the Network Operations and Management Symposium, , May 2014 



Shahid, M.; Sogaard, J.; Pokhrel, J.; Brunnstrom, K.; Wang, K.; Tavakoli, S.; Gracia, N., "Crowdsourcing based subjective quality assessment of adaptive video streaming," in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), Sept, 2014 


Samira Tavakoli, Kjell Brunnström, Kun Wang, Börje Andrén, Muhammad Shahid, Narciso Garcia, “Subjective quality assessment of an adaptive video streaming model”, Proc. SPIE 9016, Image Quality and System Performance XI, 90160K (January 7, 2014) 


S Tavakoli, M Shahid, K Brunnström, B Lövström, N Garcıa, “Effect of content characteristics on quality of experience of adaptive streaming”, in Proc. of Sixth International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), Singapore, Sept. 2014 


Muhammad Shahid, Siamak Khatibi, Yared Tuemay, “Popularity index through video semantic quality assessment”, in Proc. of IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), Xi'an , China, 2014 

Magdy Abdelaal, Tayaz Fakhry, Farah Mohammadi, “Optimization of a Compact Thermal Model For Ball Grid Array (BGA) Package Using Experimental Data”, 7th International Multi Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation, IMETI 2014.

2013


Y. El-Demerdash, M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, K. Karagiannidis, and R. Inkol, "An Efficient Algorithm for Space-Time Block Code Classification," GLOBECOM, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec., 2013. 

M. Marey, O. A. Dobre, and R. Inkol “Novel Algorithm for STBC-OFDM Identification in Cognitive Radios,” IEEE ICC, Budapest, Hungary, Jun., 2013. 


M. Marey, M. Samir, M. Ahamed, H. El-Shenawy, and A. El-Henawy “A Novel IQ Imbalance and Channel Estimation Algorithm for Alamouti OFDM,” IEEE ICC, Budapest, Hungary, Jun., 2013. 


Y. Eldemerdash, O. A. Dobre, M. Marey, and R. Inkol, “Blind Identification of SM and Alamouti STBC Signals Based on Fourth-order Statistics,” IEEE ICC, Budapest, Hungary, 2013.

Carlos L. Castillom ,T. Elsarnagawy, J. Catapang, M. Abdelaal, The learning Center Nexus for Learning from different organizational settings: Possibilities for Interaction, Growth and Development within the Saudi Arabian Educational Context, 2nd International Conference on Engineering Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, ERPBSS 2013, 26th-28th November 2013, Middlesex University in Dubai

Carlos L. Castillo, T. Alsarangawy, J. Catapang, and Magdy Massoud, “The High School Learning Center as Nexus for Learning from Different Organizational Settings: Possibilities for Interaction, Growth and Development within the Saudi Arabian Educational Context” accepted paper to be publish in ERPBSS 2013 conference, Dubai, Emirates. 

Ahmed H. Osman and Magdy M. Massoud, “ Converting A Desert Buggy Into Solar Electric Vehicle”, 1st Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference, AIIC, 2013, Vol. 3, 24-26 April, Azores Island, Portugal. 


Ahmed H. Osman and Magdy M. Massoud, “Setting Up A Data Aquistion System For Spark Engins”, 1st Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference, AIIC, 2013, Vol. 3, 24-26 April, Azores Island, Portugal 


Magdy M. Massoud, “Hybrid Vehicle Electric and Internal Combustion Engine with a New Technology, WASET, Johannesburg, 28-29 April, 2013


Shahid, M.; Rossholm, A.; Lövström, B., "A no-reference machine learning based video quality predictor," in Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2013, July, 2013 


Shahid, M.; Shahzad, R.M.K., “Selection of a Graduate Thesis Topic in a Multicultural Educational Environment," in the Proceedings of “Lärarlärdom Högskolepedagogisk Konferens” 2013 in Kristianstad (Higher Education Pedagogy Conference), Kristianstad University Press, 2013. 


T Nawaz Minhas, Muhammad Shahid, Andreas Rossholm, Benny Lovstrom, Hans-Jurgen Zepernick, Markus Fiedler, “Assessment of the rating performance of ITU-T recommended video quality metrics in the context of video freezes”, in Proc. of Australasian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC), Christchurch, Australia, 2013 


Rizwan Ishaq, Begona Garcia Zapirain, Muhammad Shahid, Benny Lovstrom, “Subband modulator Kalman filtering for single channel speech enhancement”, in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, 2013