1. NAME Dr. Abdelmalek Zidouri,
2. ACADEMIC RANK: Assistant Professor, Full time.
Engineering 1982 Electrical and
of Science 1984 Control
Engineering 1995 Applied
4. NARROW SPECIALITIES (Areas you like to review papers in)
Arabic Character Recognition
Document Image Analysis
Document and Image Processing
Run Length Coding
Image and Data Compression
5. HONORS AND AWARD:
Mombusho (Japanese Ministry of Education) Scholarship, Received in 1991 for PhD study in Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Bronze Medal in
a National Competition in Mathematics and Reception by President of
 S. Chinveeraphan, A. B. C. Zidouri, and M. Sato, "Fast Algorithms for Minimum Covering Run Expression,'' IEICE Trans. Inf. \&. Syst., Vol.E77--D, no. 3, pp. 317--325, March 1994.
 S. Chinveeraphan, A. B. C. Zidouri, and M. Sato, “Modified Minimum Covering Run Expression of Binary Document Images,'' IEICE Trans. Inf. &. Syst., vol. E78-D, no.4, pp.503--507, April, 1995
 A. Zidouri, K. Nako, R. Takamatsu, and M. Sato, “A New Character Segmentation Method for Handwritten Documents Based on Multi-scale Analysis”, IIEEJ Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 216—223, March 1995. (In Japanese)
 S. Chinveeraphan,
A. Zidouri, and M. Sato, “A New Expression
Method of Document Images Based on Maximum Matching of Bipartite Graph,'' in
Proc. IIEEJ 20th Annual Meeting and Advanced Session, (
 A. B. C. Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato, “A Strokeness Index by MCR Expression for Document Image,'' in Proc. the 1992 IEICE Fall Conf., (Tokyo), pp. D--221, Sept.27--30 1992
 A. Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato, “A Stroke Index For Document Image Analysis Based on The MCR Expression Method,'' in Proc.MVA'92 IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision Applications, (Tokyo), pp.503--506, Dec.7--9 1992
 A. Zidouri,
Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan,
and M. Sato, “Arabic Document Image Understanding by MCR expression Method,''
in Proc. ICSS'94 Int. Conf. Signals and
 A. Zidouri,
S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato, ``Structural Features
by MCR Expression Applied to Printed Arabic Character Recognition'' in 8th Int.
Conf. on Image Analysis and Processing}, (
 S. Chinveeraphan,
A. Zidouri, and M. Sato, “Stroke
Representation by Modified MCR Expression as a Structural Feature for
Recognition,'' in Proc. IWFHR--IV\@} 4th Int. Workshop on Frontiers of
Handwriting Recognition, (
 S. Chinveeraphan, A. Zidouri, and M. Sato, ``Stroke Extraction as a Basis for Structural Analysis of Document Images by Modified MCR Expression,'' in Proc. MVA'94 IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision Applications, (Tokyo), pp.135--138, Dec.13--15 1994
 S. Chinveeraphan, A. B. C. Zidouri, and M. Sato, “Fast Algorithms for MCR Expression,'' PRU 93--135, IEICE Technical Report, Feb. 1993
Structural Description of Binary Document Images: Application for Arabic
Character Recognition” Proceedings CISST’2001,
 A. Zidouri and M. Sarfraz, “On Optical Character Recognition Of Arabic Text”, The 6th Saudi Engineering Conference, KFUPM, Dhahran, December 2002, Vol. 4. pp.109-118.
A. Zidouri, “
 A. Zidouri, “Powerful Tool for Arabic Document Understanding”, The First GCC Industrial Electrical
& Electronics Conference.
 A. Zidouri and M. Sarfraz, Progress Report for Research Project “Automatic Text Recognition: A Need in Arabization” March 2003
 A. Zidouri, M. Deriche, M. Al-Otaibi, M. Al-Shahrani, M. Al-Mutairi, T. Al-Maleki, S. Al-Ghunaim, A. Al-Nutaifi, H. Al-Issa, F. Al-Anazi, “Design of an LED-Based Message Board” IEEE Saudi Arabian Section 10th Technical Exchange Meeting Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, March 23-24 2003, proceedings on CD Session V, VLSI & Electronics. pp. 1-4.
 A. Zidouri, M. Sarfraz, S. N. Nawaz, and M. J. Ahmad, “PC Based Offline Arabic Text
Recognition System”, Seventh International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, (ISSPA 2003)
 M. J. Ahmad, M. Sarfraz, A. Zidouri and W.
Al-Khatib, “License Plate recognition system”
ICECS’2003, 10th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits
and Systems 14-17 Dec. 2003
 N. Nawaz, M. Sarfraz, A. Zidouri and W.
Al-Khatib, “Offline Arabic Character Recognition System” ICECS’2003, 10th
IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems 14-17 Dec.