1. NAME                                            Dr. Abdelmalek Zidouri,

 

2. ACADEMIC RANK:                      Assistant Professor, Full time.

 

3. DEGREES:

Bachelor of Engineering 1982        Electrical and Electronics Eng. Bradford University (UK)

 

            Master of Science 1984                   Control Engineering  Bradford University (UK)

 

Doctor of Engineering 1995            Applied Electronics  Tokyo Institute of Technology (JP)

 

 

8. NARROW SPECIALITIES (Areas you like to review papers in)

 

*   Character Recognition

*   Character Segmentation

*   Arabic Character Recognition

*   Document Image Analysis

*   Document Understanding

*   Document and Image Processing

*   Pattern Classification

*   Run Length Coding

*   Image and Data Compression

*   Skeletonization

 

 

9. 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 Algeria in 1976.

 

 

10. PUBLICATIONS

 

[1]      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.

 

[2]       A. Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato, ``Classification of Compound Document Image Patterns by MCR Stroke Index,'' IEICE Trans. Inf. &.  Syst., vol. E78-D, no.3, pp.290--294, March 1995

 

[3]       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

 

[4]       A. Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato, ``Recognition of Machine Printed Arabic Characters and Numerals Based on MCR'' IEICE Trans. Inf. &.  Syst.,  vol. E78-D, no.12 pp. 1649--1655, Dec. 1995

 

[5]      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, (Tokyo), p.A6, June 9--11 1992

 

[6]       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

 

[7]      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

 

[8]      A. Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato,  ``Classification of Compound Document Image Patterns by MCR Stroke Index,'' in Proc. ICDAR'93 2nd Int. Conf. Document Analysis and Recognition, (Tsukuba), pp.753--756, Oct.20--22 1993

 

[9]       A. Zidouri, S. Chinveeraphan, and M. Sato, ``Arabic Document Image Understanding by MCR expression Method,'' in Proc. ICSS'94 Int. Conf. Signals and Systems, (Algiers), pp.23--27, Sept.24--26 1994

 

[10]   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}, (San Remo Italy), pp.557--562, Sept. 13-15 1995

 

[11]   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, (Taipei), pp.11--19, Dec.7--9 1994

 

[12]  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

 

[13]  S. Chinveeraphan, A. B. C. Zidouri, and M. Sato, ``Fast Algorithms for MCR Expression,'' PRU 93--135, IEICE Technical Report, Feb. 1993

 

[14]  A. B. C. Zidouri, K. Nako, R. Takamatsu, M. Sato, “A New Character Segmentation Method for Handwritten Documents Based on Multi-scale Analysis,” vol. 24 no. 3

 

[15]  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)

 

[16]  A. Zidouri, “A Structural Description of Binary Document Images: Application for Arabic Character Recognition” Proceedings CISST’2001, Las Vegas Nevada, June 25-28, 2001.

 

[17]  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