1.      NAME &DATE OF BIRTH                 Dr. Abdelmalek Zidouri 1.1.1960

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)

 

4.       NUMBER OF YEARS ON THIS FACULTY:

                                                            

                                                             Three and a half years

 

5.       OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE     

 

  • 6 years of teaching at University of Science and Technology of Oran (DZ)
  • 6 Months as Visiting Researcher in P & I Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology (JP)
  • 3 years as a System engineer and Administrator at Torindo Co., Ltd. Tokyo (JP)

 

 

6.       PUBLICATIONS

 

Journals:

 

[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]       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)

 

 

Conferences:

 

[6]      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

 

[7]      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

 

[8]      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

 

[9]      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

 

[10]       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

 

[11]   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

 

[12]   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

 

[13]  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

 

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

 

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

 

[16]  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.

 

[17]  A. Zidouri, “ORAN: Offline Recognition of Arabic characters and Numerals ”, International Conference: Sciences of Electronic, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications, Susa, Tunisia, March 17-21, 2003,

 

[18] A. Zidouri, “Powerful Tool for Arabic Document Understanding”, The First GCC Industrial Electrical & Electronics Conference. Manama, Bahrain, May 2003,

 

[19]  A. Zidouri and M. Sarfraz, Progress Report for Research Project “Automatic Text Recognition: A Need in Arabization” March 2003

 

[20] 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.

 

[21] 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, PARIS (France) July 2003, (Accepted)

 

[22]  M. Sarfraz, A. Zidouri and M. J. Ahmad, “License Plate recognition system” ICECS’2003, 10th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems 14-17 Dec. 2003 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

 

[23] M. Sarfraz, A. Zidouri and N. Nawaz “Offline Arabic Character Recognition System” ICECS’2003, 10th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems 14-17 Dec. 2003 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

 

 

7.       SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP      

 

·    IEEE

·    Computer Society

·    Communications Society

·    Signal Processing Society

 

 

9.       HONOURS AND AWARDS

 

·         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.   COURSES TAUGHT THIS YEAR                      

 

·         Electronics I (EE-203-2 sections)

·         Digital Logic Circuit Design (EE-200)

·         Fundamentals of Electric Circuits (EE-204-3 sections)

 

11.   OTHER ASSIGNED DUTIES

 

·            Coordination of Course EE-204

·            Supervision of Three Coop Students

·            Supervision of Three Students Groups for Senior Projects

·            Co-Chairman of Two Master theses:

                              1- License Plate Recognition System

                              2- Offline Arabic Character Recognition System.

 

 

12.   FUNDED PROJECTS

 

      Principal Investigator of a KFUPM Funded Project #AUTOTEXT/232 entitled:

      “Automatic Text Recognition: A Need in Arabization