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Name Dr. Syed Aun Irtaza
Designation Associate Professor
Department Computer Science (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD (CS) FAST, Islamabad Pakistan
Specialization Image Processing , Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic
Phone No +92 51 9047851
Cell No +92 307 5575416
Fax No +92 51 9047420
Email [email protected]

National University of Computers & Emerging Sciences, FAST-NU, Islamabad

Ph.D. in Computer Science 

Research area – Content Based Image Retrieval (computer vision)

National University of Computers & Emerging Sciences, FAST-NU, Islamabad

MS Computer Science

University of Michigan-Dearborn         2019-2020

Visiting Associate Professor

  • K. M. Malik, A. Javed, H. Malik and S. A. Irtaza, "A Light-weight Replay Detection Framework for Voice Controlled IoT Devices," in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, doi: 10.1109/JSTSP.2020.2999828. (2020) (IF: 6.688) (Ranking Q1)
  • Tahira Nazir, Aun Irtaza, Ali Javed, Hafiz Malik, Dildar Hussain, Rizwan Ali Naqvi. " Retinal Image Analysis for Diabetes-based Eye Disease Detection using Deep Learning" Applied Sciences, (2020): (IF: 2.74) (Ranking Q2)
  • Awais Awan, Munwar Iqbal, Mariam Nawaz, Momina Masood, Tahira Nazir, Zahid Mahmood, Aun Irtaza. "Prediction of heart disease using deep convolutional neural networks" Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, (2020): (IF: 1.711) (Ranking Q2)
  • Samira Kanwal, Zeshan Iqbal, Aun Irtaza, Kamran Siddique. "An Efficient Genetic Leader Election Algorithm (GLEA) for Efficient IoT Data Processing" Computers, Materials & Continua, (2020): (IF: 4.89) (Ranking Q1)
  • Malik, Hafiz, Rigel Gjomemo, V. N. Venkatakrishnan, Rashid Ansari, and Aun Irtaza. "Remote Check Truncation Systems: Vulnerability Analysis and Countermeasures." IEEE Access 8 (2020): 59485-59510 (IF: 4.098) (Ranking Q1)
  • Saleh Albahli, Nudrat Nida, Aun Irtaza, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Muhammad Tariq Mahmood. "Melanoma Lesion Detection and Segmentation using YOLOv4-DarkNet and Active Contour." IEEE Access 8 (2020) (IF: 4.098) (Ranking Q1)
  • Javed, Ali, Khalid Mahmood Malik, Aun Irtaza, and Hafiz Malik. "A decision tree framework for shot classification of field sports videos." The Journal of Supercomputing (2020): 1-26. (IF: 2.157) (Ranking Q2)
  • KHAN, Awais, Aun IRTAZA, Ali JAVED, Tahira NAZIR, Hafiz MALIK, Khalid Mahmood MALIK, and Muhammad Ammar KHAN. "Defocus Blur Detection using novel Local Directional Mean Patterns (LDMP) and segmentation via KNN Matting." Frontiers of Computer Science (2020) (IF: 1.129) (Ranking Q1)
  • Wakeel Ahmad, Aun Irtaza, and Syed Muhammad Adnan, “ Plants Disease Phenotyping using Quinary Patterns as Texture Descriptor" KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems (2020) (IF: 0.711) (Ranking Q3)
  • Rashid, Junaid, Syed Muhammad Adnan Shah, and Syed Aun Irtaza. "An Efficient Topic Modeling Approach for Text Mining and Information Retrieval through K-means Clustering." Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology 39, no. 1 (2020): 213-222.
  • Rashid, Junaid, Syed Muhammad Adnan Shah, Aun Irtaza, Toqeer Mahmood, Muhammad Wasif Nisar, Muhammad Shafiq, and Akber Gardezi. "Topic Modeling Technique for Text Mining Over Biomedical Text Corpora Through Hybrid Inverse Documents Frequency and Fuzzy K-Means Clustering." IEEE Access 7 (2019): (IF: 4.098) (Ranking Q1)
  • Ehatisham-ul-Haq, Muhammad, Ali Javed, Muhammad Awais Azam, Hafiz Malik, Aun Irtaza, Ik Hyun Lee, and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood. "Robust Human Activity Recognition using Multimodal Feature-Level Fusion" IEEE Access (2019) (IF: 4.098) (Ranking Q1)
  • Junaid Rashid, Syed Muhammad Adnan Shah, and Aun Irtaza. "Fuzzy topic modeling approach for text mining over short text." Information Processing & Management 56, no. 6 (2019): (IF: 3.892) (Ranking Q1)
  • Rashid, Junaid, Adnan Shah, Syed Muhammad, and Aun Irtaza. "A novel fuzzy k-means latent semantic analysis (FKLSA) approach for topic modeling over medical and health text corpora." Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems Preprint: 1-16. (2019) (IF: 1.637) (Ranking Q2)
  • Tahira Nazir, Aun Irtaza, Zain Shabbir, Ali Javed, Usman Akram, and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood. "Diabetic Retinopathy detection through novel tetragonal local octa patterns and extreme learning machines." Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, (2019): (IF: 3.574) (Ranking Q1)
  • Rida Syed, Ali Javed, and Aun Irtaza, Hassan Dawood. "A multi-layer Dual Attention Deep Learning Model with Refined Word Embeddings for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis”, IEEE Access (2019): (IF: 4.098) (Ranking Q1)
  • Nudrat Nida, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Aun Irtaza, Sergio A. Velastin, Deep temporal motion descriptor (DTMD) for human action recognition, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, (2019) (IF: 0.625) (Ranking Q3)
  • Zain Shabbir, Aun Irtaza, Ali Javed, Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, Tetragonal Local Octa-Pattern (T-LOP) based image retrieval using genetically optimized support vector machines”, Multimedia Tools and Applications (2019) (IF: 2.1) (Ranking Q1)
  • Abeer Toheed, Ali Javed, Aun Irtaza, Hassan Dawood, “An Automated Framework for Advertisement Detection and Removal from Sports Videos using Audio-Visual Cues”, Frontiers of Computer Science, (2019) (IF: 1.129) (Ranking Q1)
  • Nudrat Nida, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Aun Irtaza and Sergio A. Velastin, “Instructor activity recognition through deep spatiotemporal features and feedforward Extreme Learning Machines” Mathematical Problems in Engineering (2019) (IF: 1.179) (Ranking Q2)
  • Ali Javed, Aun Irtaza, Yasmeen Khaliq, Hafiz Malik, Muhammad T. Mahmood, “Replay and Key-Events Detection for Sports Video Summarization using Confined Elliptical Local Ternary Patterns and Extreme Learning Machine, Applied Intelligence, (2019) (IF:2.882) (Ranking Q2)
  • Nudrat Nida, Aun Irtaza, Ali Javed, M. Haroon Yousaf, M. Tariq Mahmood, “Melanoma Lesion Detection and Segmentation using Deep Region based Convolutional Neural Network and Fuzzy C-Means Clustering”, International Journal of Medical Informatics, (2019) (IF:3.21) (Ranking Q1)
  • Ali Javed, Aun Irtaza, Hafiz Malik, M. Tariq Mahmood, Syed Adnan, “A Multimodal Framework based on Audio-Visual Features for Summarization of Cricket Videos” IET Image Processing (2019) (IF: 2.008) (Ranking Q2)
  • Minhas, Rabia A., Ali Javed, Aun Irtaza, Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, and Young Bok Joo. "Shot Classification of Field Sports Videos Using AlexNet Convolutional Neural Network." Applied Sciences, 9, no. 3 (2019) (IF:2.217) (Ranking Q2)
  • Sidra Sajid, Ali Javed, Aun Irtaza, “An Effective Framework for Speech and Music Segregation” International Arab Journal of Information Technology, (2019) (IF: 0.7) (Ranking Q2)
  • Ghafoor, Humaira A., Ali Javed, Aun Irtaza, Hassan Dawood, Hussain Dawood, and Ameen Banjar, "Egocentric Video Summarization Based on People Interaction Using Deep Learning." Mathematical Problems in Engineering (2018). (IF: 1.179) (Ranking Q2)
  • Adnan, Syed M., Aun Irtaza, Sumair Aziz, M. Obaid Ullah, Ali Javed, and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood. "Fall detection through acoustic Local Ternary Patterns." Applied Acoustics, 140 (2018): 296-300. (IF: 1.92) (Ranking Q1)
  • Aun Irtaza, Syed M. Adnan, Khawaja Tehseen Ahmed, Arfan Jaffar, Ahmad Khan, Ali Javed, and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood. "An Ensemble Based Evolutionary Approach to the Class Imbalance Problem with Applications in CBIR." Applied Sciences 8, no. 4 (2018): 495. (IF: 2.217) (Ranking Q2)
  • Toqeer Mahmood, Aun Irtaza, Zahid Mahmood, Tariq Mahmood, Copy-move forgery detection through stationary wavelets and local binary pattern variance for forensic analysis in digital images, Forensic Science International (2017) (IF: 1.98) (Ranking Q1)
  • Khwaja Tehseen, Aun Irtaza, Amjad Iqbal, Fusion of Local and Global Features for Effective Image Extraction, Applied Intelligence (2017) (IF: 2.1) (Ranking Q2)
  • Ali Javed, Khalid Bashir, Hafiz Malik, Aun Irtaza, An Efficient Framework for Automatic Highlights Generation from Sports Videos, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 7(23), 954-958 (2016) (IF: 3.268) (Ranking Q1)
  • Toqeer Mahmood, Tabassum Nawaz, Aun Irtaza, Tariq Mahmood, Copy move forgery detection technique for forensic analysis in digital images, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, (2016) (IF: 1.179) http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8713202 (Ranking Q2)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Mannan Saeed Muhammad, Content based image retrieval in a web 3.0 environment, Multimedia tools and applications, 74, Issue 14 (2015), 5055-5072, Doi:10.1007/s11042-013-1679-2, (IF 2.1) (Ranking Q1)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Categorical image retrieval through Genetically optimized support vector machines (GOSVM) and hybrid texture features, Signal, Image and Video Processing, 9(7), (2015), 1503-1519 (IF 1.89) (Ranking Q2)
  • Rehan Ashraf, Khalid Bashir, Aun Irtaza, and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, Content Based Image Retrieval Using Embedded Neural Networks with Bandletized Regions, Entropy , 17, (2015), 3501-3529; doi:10.3390/e17053501 (IF 2.305) (Ranking Q2)
  • Aun Irtaza, M. Arfan Jaffar, Eisa Aleisa, and Tae-Sun Choi. "Embedding neural networks for semantic association in content based image retrieval." Multimedia tools and applications, 72(2) (2014), 1911-1931. (IF 2.1) (Ranking Q1)
  • Muhammad Imran, Rathiah Hashim, Noor Elaiza Abd Khalid, Aun IrtazaStochastic Optimized Relevance Feedback Particle Swarm Optimization for Content Based Image Retrieval, The Scientific World Journal, (2014), Article ID 752090, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/752090 (IF 1.73) (Ranking Q2)
  • Muhammad Imran, Rathiah Hashim, Aun Irtaza, Noor Elaiza Abd Khalid, CBIR Using Colour Layout Descriptor and Coiflets Wavelets, Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences in Research, 4(5), (2014), 52-62 (ISI Indexed)
  • Noor Elaiza Abd Khalid, Muhammad Imran, Rathiah Hashim, Aun Irtaza, “Content Based Image Retrieval Through Particle Swarm Optimization And Support Vector Machine,” International Journal Of Academic Research, 6(6), (2014). (ISI Indexed)
  • Rehan Ashraf, Aun Irtaza, Toqeer Mehmood A Novel approach for the gender classification through trained Neural Networks, Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences in Research, (2014) (ISI Indexed).
  • Absar Ullah Khan, Zain Shabbir, Aun Irtaza, Muhammad Munwar Iqbal, Gender recognition from faces using bandlet transformation, Science international,  26(5),2057-2062 (2014) (ISI Indexed)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Tariq Mahmood, Semantic image retrieval in a grid computing environment using support vector machines, The Computer Journal, (2013) Doi:10.1093/comjnl/bxt087, (IF 1.017) (Ranking Q2)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Eisa Aleisa, Correlated networks for content based image retrieval, International journal of computational intelligence systems IJCIS, 6(6), (2013), 1189-1205, (IF 1.41) (Ranking Q2)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Tariq Mahmood, A statistical image retrieval technique from large image repositories in the domain of partial supervised learning, Information journal Tokyo, 16(9),7145-7152, (2013) (IF 0.358).
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Tae-Sun Choi, Deep texture analysis through neural networks for semantic association in content based image retrieval, Information journal Tokyo, (2013) (IF 0.358).

 

  • Conference Publications
  • Nazir, Tahira, Aun Irtaza, Junaid Rashid, Marriam Nawaz, and Toqeer Mehmood. "Diabetic Retinopathy Lesions Detection using Faster-RCNN from retinal images." In 2020 First International Conference of Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies (SMARTTECH), pp. 38-42. IEEE, 2020.
  • Aneela Aslam, Aun Irtaza, and Nudrat Nida. "Object Detection and Localization in Natural Scenes Through Single-Step and Two-Step Models." In 2020 International Conference on Emerging Trends in Smart Technologies (ICETST), pp. 1-7. IEEE, 2020.
  • F. Rashid, A. Irtaza, N. Nida, A. Javed, H. Malik and K. M. Malik, "Segmenting melanoma Lesion using Single Shot Detector (SSD) and Level Set Segmentation Technique," 2019 13th International Conference on Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science and Statistics (MACS), Karachi, Pakistan, 2019, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/MACS48846.2019.9024823.
  • M. A. Khan, S. A. Irtaza and A. Khan, "Detection of Blur and Non-Blur Regions using Frequency-based Multi-level Fusion Transformation and Classification via KNN Matting," 2019 13th International Conference on Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science and Statistics (MACS), Karachi, Pakistan, 2019, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/MACS48846.2019.9024805.
  • A. Khan, S. A. Irtaza, A. Javed and M. A. Khan, "Segmentation of Defocus Blur using Local Triplicate Co-Occurrence Patterns (LTCoP)," 2019 13th International Conference on Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science and Statistics (MACS), Karachi, Pakistan, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/MACS48846.2019.9024808.
  • Nida, N., Yousaf, M. H., Aun Irtaza., & Velastin, S. A. Bag of Deep Features for Instructor Activity Recognition in Lecture Room. In International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (pp. 481-492). Springer, Cham. (2019, January).
  • Rashid, Junaid, Syed Muhammad Adnan, Muhammad Wasif Nisar, Aun Irtaza, Syed Yasser Arafat, and Muhammad Javed Iqbal. "Advertiser’s Perception of Internet Marketing for Small and Medium Enterprises in Pakistan." International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET), 2018
  • Aun Irtaza, Syed M. Adnan, Summair Aziz, Obaid Ullah, Tariq Mahmood, A framework for fall detection in elderly people through acoustic local ternary patterns, IEEE Conference on System, Man, and Cybernetics, Banff Canada, pp. 1558 – 1563 (2017)
  • Ali Javed, Khalid Bashir, Hafiz Malik, Aun Irtaza, Tariq Mahmood, A Hybrid Approach for Summarization of Cricket Videos, International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) Asia, Seoul Korea, pp. 1-4 (2016)
  • Yasmeen Khaliq, Aun Irtaza, Muhammad Khaleeq, Waqas Mehmood, Modeling Sentiment Terminologies A Target Based Polarity Phenomena, 6th IEEE International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology, Islamabad Pakistan, pp. 700-705 (INTECH 2016)
  • Toqeer Mahmood, Tabassam Nawaz, Rehan Ashraf, Mohsin Shah, Zakir Khan, Aun Irtaza, Zahid Mehmood, A Survey on Block Based Copy Move Image Forgery Detection Techniques, 11th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies, Islamabad Pakistan, (2015)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Tae-Sun Choi, Intelligence in content based retrieval of images by partial supervised learning, International conference on Signal and Image Processing, JAIJU, Korea, (February 2012)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Tariq Mehmood, Semantically correct retrieval of images through support vector machines by utilizing the best of hybrid texture features, The 2012 FTRA International conference on High-Performance Grid and Cloud Computing Workshop, JAIJU, Korea, (November 2012)
  • Aun Irtaza, M. Arfan Jaffar, Mannan Saeed Muhammad, Content Based Image Retrieval through Genetically Optimized Support Vector Machines (GO-SVM) and Relevance Feedback, The 2013 FTRA International Conference on Advanced IT, engineering and Management, Seoul Korea, (FTRA AIM - 13), (February 2013​)

 

  • Book Chapters
  • Shabbir, Zain, Absar Ullah Khan, Aun Irtaza, and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood. "A Fuzzy Logic Approach for Gender Recognition from Face Images with Embedded Bandlets." In Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, pp. 626-637. Springer International Publishing, (2015)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, and Tae-Sun Choi, A Backpropagation Learning System for Content Based Image Retrieval, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR WEB, HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION, Communications in Computer and Information Science, CCIS, Volume 342, pp. 1-8, (2012)
  • Aun Irtaza, Arfan Jaffar, Tae-Sun Choi, Gabor based gender classification with classifier independent feature selection, Signal and image processing, and pattern recognitionCommunications in Computer and Information Science, (CCIS-2011), Volume 260, pp. 186-194, (2011)

•University of Engineering & Technology Taxila, Pakistan

Position – Assistant Professor Computer Science

 Tenure: 2013-Present

•Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), South Korea

Position – Research Scientist

Tenure: Feb 2012- Oct 2012

•Nextbridge – Islamabad Pakistan

Position – Sr. Software Engineer

Tenure: 2013-2014

•Techliance USA and Pakistan – Abottabad

Position – Sr. Software Engineer

Tenure: 2010-2012

•ESOLPK – Islamabad Pakistan

Position – Sr. Software Engineer

Tenure: 2009-2010

•International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Position – Instructor Computer Science

Tenure: 2006-2007

•Favour Software Inc. – Wah Cantt

Position – Software Engineer

Tenure: 2004-2007