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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2017

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QCRI to conduct first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers will be given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp to be conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

Download ICS File 20/05/2017 ,

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

Download ICS File 27/03/2017 ,

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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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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