|School||School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology|
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A. El-ghazal, J Toonstra, W. Miners, and O. Basir. "Opportunistic calibration of a smartphone orientation in a vehicle." U.S. Patent App. 15/095,870.
A. El-Ghazal, O. Basir and S. Belkasim, "Shape-Based Image Retrieval using Pair-wise Candidate Co-ranking", Image Analysis and Recognition, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 650-661, 2007
A. El-Ghazal, O.Basir and S. Belkasim, "Invariant Curvature-based Fourier Shape Descriptors" Journal of Visual Comm. and Image Representation, Vol. 23, Issue-4, pp. 622-633, 2012
Akrem enjoys finding and creating practical solutions to solve challenging problems that require the use of advanced software engineering, machine learning, and pattern recognition.
Throughout his career, he has a proven record of success in developing innovative solutions and transferring concepts into practical solutions. During his 10+ years of industrial experience in Big Data Engineering, Machine Learning, Mobile Development domains, and working at several tech companies, he built several new products and improved existing ones.
What Akrem enjoys most is utilizing his industrial experience to teach software courses and pass on his industrial knowledge to his students.