Publications in conference proceedings

2022

1.

Strisciuglio, Nicola; Azzopardi, George

Visual response inhibition for increased robustness of convolutional networks to distribution shifts Inproceedings

BibTeX | Tags: brain-inspired, inhibition, push-pull

2021

2.

Velasco-Mata, J.; Chaves, D.; de Mata, V.; Al-Nabki, M. W.; Fidalgo, Eduardo; Alegre, Enrique; Azzopardi, George

Development of a Hardware Benchmark for Forensic Face Detection Applications Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: face analysis, forensic image analysis

3.

Biswas, R.; Chaves, D.; Jáñez-Martino, F.; Blanco-Medina, P.; Fidalgo, E.; García-Olalla, C.; Azzopardi, G.

Reinforcement of age estimation in forensic tools to detect Child Sexual Exploitation Material Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: face analysis, forensic image analysis

4.

Wang, Xueyi; Martinez, Estefania Talavera; Karastoyanova, Dimka; Azzopardi, George

Fall detection and recognition from egocentric visual data: A case study Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: egocentric vision, fall detection, wearables

5.

Bennabhaktula, Guru Swaroop; Antonisse, Joey; Azzopardi, George

On Improving Generalization of CNN-Based Image Classification with Delineation Maps Using the CORF Push-Pull Inhibition Operator Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: adversarial attacks, brain-inspired, convnets, deep learning, image classification, noise suppression

2020

6.

Chirtoaca, Dan; Ellul, Joshua; Azzopardi, George

A framework for creating deployable smart contracts for non-fungible tokens on the Ethereum blockchain Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: blockchain, NFT, smart contracts

7.

Timmerman, Derrick; Bennabhaktula, Swaroop; Alegre, Enrique; Azzopardi, George

Video Camera Identification from Sensor Pattern Noise with a Constrained ConvNet Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: camera identification, constrained networks, convnets, deep learning, forensic image analysis

8.

Bennabhaktula, Guru; Alegre, Enrique; Karastoyanova, Dimka; Azzopardi, George

Device-based Image Matching with Similarity Learning by Convolutional Neural Networks that Exploit the Underlying Camera Sensor Pattern Noise Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: camera identification, convnets, deep learning, forensic image analysis

2019

9.

Simanjuntak, Frans; Azzopardi, George

Fusion of CNN-and COSFIRE-Based Features with Application to Gender Recognition from Face Images Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, convnets, deep learning, face analysis, trainable filters

10.

Tabone, Wilbert; Wilkinson, Michael HF; Gaalen, Anne EJV; Georgiadis, Janniko; Azzopardi, George

Alpha-tree segmentation of human anatomical photographic imagery Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: medical image analysis, segmentation

11.

Demajo, Lara Marie; Guillaumier, Kristian; Azzopardi, George

Age group recognition from face images using a fusion of CNN-and COSFIRE-based features Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, convnets, deep learning, face analysis, trainable filters

12.

Kind, Adrian; Azzopardi, George

An Explainable AI-Based Computer Aided Detection System for Diabetic Retinopathy Using Retinal Fundus Images Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: convnets, deep learning, medical image analysis, pattern recognition

13.

Bhole, Amey; Falzon, Owen; Biehl, Michael; Azzopardi, George

A Computer Vision Pipeline that Uses Thermal and RGB Images for the Recognition of Holstein Cattle Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: convnets, deep learning, image classification, pattern recognition, smart farming

2018

14.

Alsahaf, Ahmad; Azzopardi, George; Ducro, Bart; Veerkamp, Roel F; Petkov, Nicolai

Assigning pigs to uniform target weight groups using machine learning Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: predictive analysis, smart farming

15.

Abadi, Fthi Arefayne; Ellul, Joshua; Azzopardi, George

The Blockchain of Things, Beyond Bitcoin: A Systematic Review Inproceedings

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: blockchain, internet of things, interoperability

16.

Bonnici, Alexandra; Bugeja, Dorian; Azzopardi, George

Vectorisation of sketches with shadows and shading using COSFIRE filters Inproceedings

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, pattern recognition, trainable filters

17.

Bonnici, Alexandra; Abela, Julian; Zammit, Nicholas; Azzopardi, George

Automatic ornament localisation, recognition and expression from music sheets Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, pattern recognition, trainable filters

18.

Strisciuglio, Nicola; Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Brain-inspired robust delineation operator Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, noise suppression, pattern recognition

19.

Azzopardi, George; Foggia, Pasquale; Greco, Antonio; Saggese, Alessia; Vento, Mario

Gender recognition from face images using trainable shape and color features Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, face analysis, trainable filters

20.

Alsahaf, Ahmad; Azzopardi, George; Ducro, Bart; Veerkamp, Roel F; Petkov, Nicolai

Predicting Slaughter Weight in Pigs with Regression Tree Ensembles. Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: predictive analysis, smart farming

21.

Spiteri, Maria; Azzopardi, George

Customer Churn Prediction for a Motor Insurance Company Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: pattern recognition, predictive analysis

22.

Buhagiar, Juan; Strisciuglio, Nicola; Petkov, Nicolai; Azzopardi, George

Automatic Segmentation of Indoor and Outdoor Scenes from Visual Lifelogging Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: egocentric vision, image classification

23.

Alsahaf, Ahmad; Azzopardi, George; Ducro, Bart; Veerkamp, Roel; Petkov, Nicolai

Predicting slaughter age in pigs using random forest regression Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: predictive analysis, smart farming

24.

Apap, Adrian; Robles, Laura Fernandez; Azzopardi, George

Person Identification with Retinal Fundus Biometric Analysis Using COSFIRE Filters Inproceedings

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: biometrics, brain-inspired, trainable filters

2017

25.

Strisciuglio, Nicola; Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Detection of curved lines with B-COSFIRE filters: A case study on crack delineation Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, contour detection, trainable filters

26.

Azzopardi, George; Greco, Antonio; Saggese, Alessia; Vento, Mario

Fast gender recognition in videos using a novel descriptor based on the gradient magnitudes of facial landmarks Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: face analysis

27.

Rodríguez-Sánchez, Antonio; Chea, Daly; Azzopardi, George; Stabinger, Sebastian

A deep learning approach for detecting and correcting highlights in endoscopic images Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: convnets, deep learning, medical image analysis

2016

28.

Azzopardi, George; Greco, Antonio; Vento, Mario

Gender recognition from face images using a fusion of svm classifiers Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: face analysis

29.

Azzopardi, George; Greco, Antonio; Vento, Mario

Gender recognition from face images with trainable COSFIRE filters Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, face analysis, trainable filters

30.

Azzopardi, George; Robles, Laura Fernandez; Alegre, Enrique; Petkov, Nicolai

Increased Generalization Capability of Trainable COSFIRE Filters with Application to Machine Vision Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, machine vision, trainable filters

2015

31.

Schutte, Klamer; Bouma, Henri; Schavemaker, John; Daniele, Laura; Sappelli, Maya; Koot, Gijs; Eendebak, Pieter; Azzopardi, George; Spitters, Martijn; Boer, Maaike; others,

Interactive detection of incrementally learned concepts in images with ranking and semantic query interpretation Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: image classification, image retrieval

32.

Guo, Jiapan; Shi, Chenyu; Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Recognition of architectural and electrical symbols by COSFIRE filters with inhibition Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: object detection, pattern recognition, trainable filters

33.

Strisciuglio, Nicola; Azzopardi, George; Vento, Mario; Petkov, Nicolai

Multiscale blood vessel delineation using B-COSFIRE filters Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, medical image analysis, segmentation, trainable filters

34.

Neocleous, Andreas; Azzopardi, George; Schizas, Christos N; Petkov, Nicolai

Filter-Based Approach for Ornamentation Detection and Recognition in Singing Folk Music Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: signal processing, time-series, trainable filters

35.

Shi, Chenyu; Guo, Jiapan; Azzopardi, George; Meijer, Joost M; Jonkman, Marcel F; Petkov, Nicolai

Automatic Differentiation of u-and n-serrated Patterns in Direct Immunofluorescence Images Inproceedings

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36.

Bouma, Henri; Eendebak, Pieter T; Schutte, Klamer; Azzopardi, George; Burghouts, Gertjan J

Incremental concept learning with few training examples and hierarchical classification Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: image classification

37.

Strisciuglio, Nicola; Vento, Mario; Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Unsupervised delineation of the vessel tree in retinal fundus images Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: brain-inspired, medical image analysis, segmentation

38.

Shi, Chenyu; Meijer, Joost M; Guo, Jiapan; Azzopardi, George; Jonkman, Marcel F; Petkov, Nicolai

Automatic classification of serrated patterns in direct immunouorescence images Inproceedings

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39.

Fernández-Robles, Laura; Azzopardi, George; Alegre, Enrique; Petkov, Nicolai

Cutting Edge Localisation in an Edge Profile Milling Head Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: machine vision, trainable filters

2014

40.

de Vries, Harm; Azzopardi, George; Knobbe, Arno; Koelewijn, Andre

Parametric nonlinear regression models for dike monitoring systems Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: predictive analysis, time-series

2013

41.

Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

A shape descriptor based on trainable COSFIRE filters for the recognition of handwritten digits Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, image classification, trainable filters

42.

Bouma, H.; Azzopardi, G.; Spitters, M. M.; de Wit, J. J.; Versloot, C. A.; van der Zon, R. W. L.; Eendebak, P. T.; Baan, J.; ten Hove, R. J. M.; van Eekeren, A. W. M.; ter Haar, F. B.; den Hollander, R. J. M.; van Huis, R. J.; de Boer, M. H. T. T.; van Antwerpen, G.; Broekhuijsen, B. J.; Daniele, L. M.; Brandt, P.; Schavemaker, J. G. M.; Kraaij, W.; Schutte, K.

TNO at TRECVID 2013: Multimedia event detection and instance search Inproceedings

Links | BibTeX | Tags: image retrieval

43.

Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

COSFIRE: A Brain-Inspired Approach to Visual Pattern Recognition Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: image classification, trainable filters

2012

44.

Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Detection of retinal vascular bifurcations by rotation-and scale-invariant COSFIRE filters Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, medical image analysis, trainable filters

45.

Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Detection of retinal vascular bifurcations by rotation-, scale-and reflection-invariant COSFIRE filters Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, medical image analysis, trainable filters

46.

Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Contour detection by CORF operator Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, contour detection

2011

47.

Azzopardi, George; Petkov, Nicolai

Detection of retinal vascular bifurcations by trainable V4-like filters Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: brain-inspired, medical image analysis, trainable filters

2009

48.

Azzopardi, George; Smeraldi, Fabrizio

Variance Ranklets: Orientation-selective Rank Features for Contrast Modulations Inproceedings

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: brain-inspired, image classification

2006

49.

Azzopardi, George

Offline handwritten signature verification using Radial Basis Function neural networks Inproceedings

BibTeX | Tags: image classification, pattern recognition