• Capture the talent : secondary school education with cyber security competition 

      Mohaddes Deylami, Hanif; Mohaghegh, Dr Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; McCauley, Michael; Ardekani, Iman; Kingston, Tamsin (Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center (AIRCC), 2015-11)
      Recent advances in computing have caused cyber security to become an increasingly critical issue that affects our everyday life. Both young and old in society are exposed to benefits and dangers that accompany technological ...
    • Dynamic class imbalance learning for incremental LPSVM 

      Pang, Shaoning; Zhu, Lei; Chen, Gang; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ban, Tao; Inoue, Daisuke (Neural Networks, 2013-02)
      Linear Proximal Support Vector Machines (LPSVMs), like decision trees, classic SVM, etc. are originally not equipped to handle drifting data streams that exhibit high and varying degrees of class imbalance. For online ...
    • Effects of software security on software development life cycle and related security issues 

      Mohaddes Deylami, Hanif; Ardekani, Iman; Muniyandi, Ravie Chandren; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Information Security (IJCIIS) (Victoria, Australia), 2015-12)
      Security is a significant issue in the software development life cycle, and may become much more problematic in the future. In the current state there is no simple solution to the software security issue. Moreover, software ...
    • A fast and adaptive video-based method for eye blink rate estimation 

      Mohammadi, Gheis; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (ACCENT Society (India), 2015-06-16)
      Eye blink rate (EBR) estimation is one of the informative cues and challengeable areas in eye-based systems that has a wide range of applications like the detecting a driver’s drowsiness, anxiety analysis, diseases detection ...
    • Foundation of an Affective Tutoring System: Learning How Human Tutors Adapt to Student Emotion 

      Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Alexander, Samuel T.V.; Hill, S (2008)
      The developing field of Affective Tutoring Systems (ATSs) has created a need to understand how such tutoring systems should adapt to the emotional state of students. To this end, an observational study of human tutors was ...
    • Hand and Face Tracking for Gesture Recognition 

      Dadgostar, F; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2009)
      "This paper presents research leading to the development of a vision-based gesture recognition system. The system comprises of three abstracts layers each with their own specific type and requirements of data ..."
    • “How do you know that I don't understand?" A look at the future of intelligent tutoring systems 

      Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Pergamon, 2007)
      Many software systems would significantly improve performance if they could adapt to the emotional state of the user, for example if Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs), ATM’s, ticketing machines could recognise when users ...
    • Incremental and decremental max-flow for online semi-supervised learning 

      Zhu, Lei; Pang, Shaoning; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ban, Tao; Inoue, Daisuke (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-04-13)
      Max-flow has been adopted for semi-supervised data modelling, yet existing algorithms were derived only for the learning from static data. This paper proposes an online max-flow algorithm for the semi-supervised learning ...
    • Melanoma Diagnosis by the Use of Wavelet Analysis based on Morphological Operators 

      Fassihi, Nima; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ghasemi, Elham (International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists., 2011-03)
      Skin melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer which is curable if diagnosed at the right time.. Drawing distinction between melanoma and mole is a difficult task and needs detailed laboratory tests. Utilizing ...
    • Modelling land water composition scene for maritime traffic surveillance 

      Pang, Shaoning; Zhao, Jing.; Hartill, B.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Inderscience Enterprises, 2016)
      Background modelling, used in many vision systems, must be robust to environmental change, yet sensitive enough to identify all moving objects of interest. Existing background modelling approaches have been developed to ...
    • A Self-Organization Mechanism Based on Cross-Entropy Method for P2P-Like Applications 

      Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Chen, Gang (2010)
      P2P-like applications are quickly gaining popularity in the Internet. Such applications are commonly modeled as graphs with nodes and edges. Usually nodes represent running processes that exchange information with each ...
    • Service provision control in federated service providing systems 

      Chen, Gang; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Pang, Shaoning (2013-03)
      Different from traditional P2P systems, individuals nodes of a Federated Service Providing (FSP) system play a more active role by offering a variety of domain-specific services. The service provision control (SPC) problem ...