Dr. Mohamed Elgharib

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Postdoctoral researcher
Distributed Systems

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QCRI provides an exciting unique opportunity to establish state of the art research in the middle east.

Research Focus at QCRI

 My current research interest include digital video processing, machine learning and multimedia systems. 

Previous Experience

 

Professional Experience

  •  Post-doc, 2012 – 2013, Boston University, MA, USA 

Professional Associations and Awards

  •  Gold medalist, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2008 

Education

  • PhD Electrical Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2011

 

Selected Research

  • Mohamed A. Elgharib, Francois Pitie, Anil Kokaram and Venkatesh Saligrama. User-Assisted Reflection Detection andFeature Point Tracking. In Proceedings of ACM European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP ’13), November 2013, London, UK
  • Mohamed A. Elgharib, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Blotch and Scratch Removal in Archived Film using a Semi-transparent Corruption Model and a Ground-truth Generation Technique. In Springer EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2013:33.
  • Mohamed A. Ahmed, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Multiple Motion Estimation for Regions of Reflections through Layer Separation. In proceedings of IEEE European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP ’11), 2011, UK (Oral).
  • Mohamed A. Ahmed, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Reflection Detection in Image Sequences. In proceedings of IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR’11), June 2011, Colorado, USA. 
  • Mohamed A. Ahmed, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Extraction of Non-binary Blotch Mattes. In proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP ’09),November 2009, pages 2757-2760, Cairo, Egypt.

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Cyber security experts advise caution after attacks

16/05/2017

Cyber security experts in Qatar and the region have advised caution and not to access any emails or other information from unknown sources, following the recent wave of cyber attacks across the world...

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People remain calm as the world ends, video game study suggests

28/03/2017

As the world ends, will you lock arms and sing “Kumbayah” or embark on a path of law-breaking, anti-social behavior? A new study, based upon the virtual actions of more than 80,000 players of the ...

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Computer vision research aims to identify overweight people from social media face photos

16/03/2017

Researchers from MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a novel new facility in the current rush of interest towards computer vision – an algorithm that can identify overweight...

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2017

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

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The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s new Creative Space, which conducts fun activities to teach children computing skills, has successfully held its first Open House event. About 100 children ...

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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review 2017

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The QCRI – MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review is open to the public on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room. The annual meeting is a highlight of a ...

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MLDAS 2017

(MLDAS 2017) Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium

Download ICS File 13/03/2017  - 14/03/2017 , Qatar National Convention Centre

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2017 Building on the success of the three previous events , Boeing and QCRI will hold the Fourth Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (...

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News Releases

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QCRI’s summer internship program kicks off

07/05/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s 2017 summer internship program is underway. This year’s program involves computer science and computer engineering students from Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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QCRI summer 2017 internship applications open

11/03/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has announced that applications for its summer internship program have opened. The internships are being offered to ...

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MIT-CSAIL's Patrick Winston: 'AI is not a threat'

05/03/2017

Artificial intelligence expert tells Qatar audience that humans should not consider AI to be a major threat to their existence but should use it to enhance it.

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