Faouzi Alaya Cheikh

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Associate Professor RB05 faouzi @ hig.no : 61135203 : 95187956


Image and Video processing and Analysis, Coding and Compression of Media Data


Dr. Alaya Cheikh, received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from Tampere Univ. of Technology, in Tampere, Finland in April 2004; where he worked as a researcher in the Signal Processing Algorithm Group since 1994. From 2006, he has been affiliated with the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology at Gjøvik University College in Norway, at the rank of Associate Professor.  He teaches courses on image and video processing and analysis and media security. His re-search interests include e-Learning, 3D imaging, image and video processing and analysis, video-based navigation, biometrics, pattern recognition and content-based image retrieval. In these areas, he has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, and supervised one PhD and several MSc theses projects. Dr. Alaya Cheikh is currently the co-supervisor of five PhD students. He has been involved in several European and national projects among them: ESPRIT, NOBLESS, COST 211Quat, HyPerCept. He is on the editorial board of the IET Image Processing Journal and the editorial board of the Journal of Advanced Robotics & Automation and the technical committees of several international conferences. Dr. Alaya Cheikh is an expert reviewer to a number of scientific journals and conferences related to the field of his research. He is a senior member of IEEE, member of NOBIM and Forskerforbundet (The Norwegian Association of Researchers - NAR).

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