Publications

UPDATE: Recent publications are listed in the Research Page.

Journal Articles

  1. Kok Haur Ong, Dhanesh Ramachandram, Rajeswari Mandava and Ibrahim Lutfi Shuaib, “Automatic White Matter Lesion Segmentation using an Adaptive Outlier Detection Method”, In:Magnetic Resonance Imaging,Vol 30, Issue 6  (2012), pp 807-823.
  2. M. Abbasnejad, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “A survey of the state of the art in learning the kernels”. In: Knowledge and Information Systems, Vol  31, Issue 2, (2012), pp. 193-221
  3. M. Abbasnejad, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “An unsupervised approach to learn the kernel functions: from global influence to local similarity”. In: Neural Computing and Applications Vol 20,  (2011), pp.703-715. ISSN: 0941-0643.
  4. Mozaherul Abul Hasanat, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “Bayesian belief network learning algorithms for modeling contextual relationships in natural imagery:a comparative study”. In: Artificial Intelligence Review Vol 34 No 4(2010). pp. 291-308. ISSN: 0269-2821.
  5. Anusha Achutan et al. “Wavelet Energy-Guided Level Set Based Active Contour: A Segmentation Method to Segment Highly Similar Regions”. In: Computers in Medicine and Biology Vol 40 (2010), pp. 608–620.
  6. Ahmad Adel Abu Shareha, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Multimodal Integration (Image and Text) Using Ontology Alignment”. In: American Journal of Applied Sciences 6.6 (2009), pp. 1217–1224.
  7. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. “Neural Network based Robot Visual Positioning for Intelligent Assembly”. In: Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 15.2 (2004), pp. 219–231.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Abdulqadeer Mohsin, Ahamad Tajudin Kader, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Recent Advances in Harmony Search”. In: ed. by Z.W.Geem. Vol. 270. Studies in Computational Intelligence. Springer-Verlag, 2010. Chap. An Optimization Algorithm based on Harmony Search for RNA Secondary Structure Prediction, pp. 163–174.
  2. Dah Way Foon, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. Fundamental Research at USM 2002-2005. Vol. 1. Penerbit USM, 2006. Chap. Wavelet-GVF Snake Image Segmentation.
  3. Dhanesh Ramachandram. “A Robust and Object Independent Robot Visual Positioning System”. PhD thesis. Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2003.
  4. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering and Technology. Ed. by Salleh Yaacob, Ramachandram Nagarajan, and Ali Chekima. 1st. Penerbit UMS, 2003. Chap. Robust Neural Network based Robot Visual Positioning using Global Image Description, pp. 119–127.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Zoha Pourebtehaj and Dhanesh Ramachandram, “Automatic SAR Target Recognition using Random Subspace Ensemble Classifier”, In: Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Systems, Process and Control, Kuala Lumpur, 2013.
  2. Mahmoud Saleh Jawarneh et al. “Automatic Initialization of Contour for Level Set Algorithms Guided by Integration of Multiple Views to Segment Abdominal CT Scans”. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation. Bali, Indonesia: UKSim and IEEE, 2010.
  3. Kok Haur Ong, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “Automated White Matter Lesion Segmentation in MRI using Box-Whisker Plot Outlier Detection”. In: Proceedings of the Medical Image Analysis and Understanding Conference (MIUA 2010). Ed. by Abhir Balerao and Nasir Rajpoot. Vol. 1. British Machine Vision Association. University of Warwick, July 2010, pp. 227–231.
  4. Ahmad Adel Abu Shareha et al. “Multimodal Concept Fusion Using Semantic Closeness for Image Concept Disambiguation”. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Advanced Future Multimedia Services. Gwangju, Korea, Dec. 2010.
  5. Mohamad Ehsan Abbasnejad, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “Optimizing Kernel Functions using Transfer Learning from Unlabeled Data”. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV2009). Dubai, U.A.E: IEEE, Dec.2009.
  6. Osama Moh’d Alia, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “A Novel Image Segmentation Algorithm Based on Harmony Fuzzy Search Algorithm”. In: International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition. IEEE. Malacca, Malaysia: IEEE Computer Society, 2009.
  7. Osama Moh’d Alia, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Harmony Search-based Cluster Initialization for Fuzzy C-Means Segmentation of MR Images”. In: Proceedings of the 2009 International Technical Conference of IEEE Region 10 (TENCON). Singapore: IEEE, 2009.
  8. Alfian Abdul Halin, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Shot View Classification for Shot-view Classification for Playfield-based Sports Video”. In: International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications. IEEE. IEEE, 2009.
  9. Mozaherul Abu Hasanat, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “ConVes: A Context Verification Framework for Object Recognition System”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Applications. Kuwait University Press, 2009.
  10. Mahmoud Jawarneh et al. “Segmentation of Abdominal Volume Dataset Slices Guided by Single Annotated Image”. In: 2nd International Conference on Bio-Medical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI’09). Tianjin, China, 2009.
  11. Rajeswari Mandava et al. “Wavelet Energy Guided Level Set for Segmenting Highly Similar Regions in Medical Images”. In: 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics. Tianjin, China, 2009.
  12. Noridayu Mashor, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Decision Fusion of Global Shape Feature and Local Features using Combination Rules in Object Class Recognition”. In: Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications (MIC-CCA2009). Amman, Jordan, 2009.
  13. Noridayu Mashor, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Multi Feature Based Object Class Recognition”. In: International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP). 2009.
  14. Majid Pourdadash Miri et al. “A Web-Based Framework for Distributed Medical Image Processing Using Image Markup Language (IML)”. In: European Modelling Symposium 2009 -3rd UKSim European Symposium on Computer Modeling and Simulation. IEEE, 2009.
  15. Abdulqader Mohammed Abdulrahman Mohsen, Ahamad Tajudin Khader, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Comparison of HSRNAFold and RNAFold algorithms for RNA secondary structure prediction”. In: Proceedings of the 2009 International Technical Conference of IEEE Region 10 (TENCON). Singapore: IEEE, 2009.
  16. Hamidreza Pooshfam, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “A Web-Based Framework for Resource Sharing and Collaborative Image Annotation”. In: 11th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services (iiWAS2009). IEEE, 2009.
  17. Ahmed Adel Abu Shareha, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Image Concepts Disambiguation using Associated Text Concepts”. In: International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT2009). Jordan, 2009, p. 61.
  18. Ahmed Adel Abu Shareha, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “SLADO-Semantic Lexical Alignment for Domain-specific Ontologie”. In: Proceedings of the International Technical Conference of IEEE Region 10 (TENCON). IEEE. Singapore, 2009.
  19. Ahmed Adel Abu Shareha, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Two-way Dictionary-based Lexical Ontology Alignment”. In: International Conference on Computer Engineering and Application (ICCEA09), World Academic Union. World Academic Union, 2009, pp. 151–157. isbn: 978-1-84626-017-9.
  20. Alfian Abdul Halin, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Automatic Overlaid Text Detection, Extraction and Recognition for High Level Event/Concept Identification in Soccer Videos”. In: International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering. 2008, pp. 587–592.
  21. Alfian Abdul Halin, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Overlaid Text Recognition for Matching Soccer Concept Keywords”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization. Penang, Malaysia: IEEE Computer Society, 2008, pp. 235–241.
  22. Mozaherul Abu Hasanat et al. “Object Class Recognition using NEAT-evolved Artificial Neural Network”. In: Proceedings of te International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization. Penang, Malaysia: IEEE Computer Society, 2008, pp. 271–275.
  23. Abdulqader Mohsin, Ahamad Tajudin Khader, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “HSRNAFold: A Harmony Search Algorithm for RNA Secondary Structure Prediction Based on Minimum Free Energy”. In: Fifth International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology. Dubai, U.A.E: IEEE Communications Society, 2008.
  24. Dhanesh Ramachandram, Rajeswari Mandava, and Mohamad Ehsan Abbasnejad. “An Extensible Medical Image Analysis and Expert Collaboration Platform based on Web Services Technology”. In: Malaysian Science and Technology Congress. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: COSTAM, 2008.
  25. Norhafizah Abdul Razak et al. “Object-based Clustering using Hybrid Algorithms”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization. Penang, Malaysia: IEEE Computer Society, 2008, pp. 12–17.
  26. Ahmed Adel Abu Shareha, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Textured Renyi Entropy for Image Thresholding”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization. Penang, Malaysia: IEEE Computer Society, 2008, pp. 185–192.
  27. Anusha Achutan, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Detection of Secondary Structure in Medical Images using Wavelet and Watershed”. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 2nd International Conference on Distributed Frameworks for Multimedia Applications. Penang, Malaysia: IEEE, 2006.
  28. Anusha Achutan, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Wavelet-based Segmentation of Thyroid Carcinoma: Preliminary Study”. In: Regional Computer Science Postgraduate Conference. Penang, Malaysia, 2006.
  29. Seng Soon Lee, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Adaptive Anisotropic Diffusion for Improved Image Filtering and Enhancement”. In: Regional Computer Science Postgraduate Conference. Penang, Malaysia, 2006.
  30. Seng Soon Lee, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Screening of Diabetic Retinopathy -Automatic Segmentation of Optic Disc in Colour Fundus Images”. In: Proceedings of IEEE 2nd International Conference on Distributed Frameworks for Multimedia Applications. Penang, Malaysia: IEEE, 2006.
  31. Anusha Achutan, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Hybrid Image Segmentation using Wavelet Transform and Watershed Preliminary Phase”. In: National Computer Science Postgraduate Colloqium. Penang, Malaysia, 2005.
  32. Dah Way Foon, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Segmentation using Wavelet and GVF Snake”. In: Proceedings of the 2nd IASTED International Multi-conference on Signal and Image Processing. Novosibirsk, Russia, 2005, pp. 66–70.
  33. Trishank Karthik, Dhanesh Ramachandram, and Rajeswari Mandava. “A Prototypical Simulation of Homicide Prevention with Territorial Autonomous Defence Systems”. In: National Computer Science Postgraduate Colloqium. Penang, Malaysia, 2005.
  34. Seng Soon Lee, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Preliminary and Multi Features Localisation of Optic Disc in Colour Fundus Images”. In: National Computer Science Postgraduate Colloqium. Penang, Malaysia, 2005.
  35. Dah Way Foon, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Automatic Extraction of Small Structures in Medical Images using Multi Scale Approach”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications. Florida, USA, 2004, pp. 81–84.
  36. Dah Way Foon, Rajeswari Mandava, and Dhanesh Ramachandram. “Deformable Boundary Initialization for Object Detection in Natural Images using Multiple Scale Edges”. In: Computer Science Postgraduate Colloqium. Penang, Malaysia, 2004.
  37. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. “Neural Network based Visual Servoing using Global Descriptors”. In: 1st Regional Malaysia-France Workshop on Image Processing in Vision Systems and Multimedia Communications. Sarawak, Malaysia: UTM, 2003.
  38. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. “Short Review of Neural Network Techniques in Visual Servoing of Robotic Manipulators”. In: Malaysia-Japan Seminar on Artificial Intelligence Applications in Industry. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2003.
  39. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. “Visual Positioning of Robot Manipulator using Wavelet Transform of Image Projections”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering and Technology. Sabah, Malaysia: UMS, 2002, pp. 268–271.
  40. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. “Structured Lighting to Enhance Global Image Feature Sensitivity Promising Results in Its Application for a Neural Network Based Robot Fine Positioning”. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 2000 TENCON Conference: Intelligent Systems and Technologies for the New Millenium. Vol. 2. IEEE, 2000, pp. 80–85.
  41. Dhanesh Ramachandram, Rajeswari Mandava, and Sing Lim Leo. “Structured-lighting Approach to Enhance Pose Characterisation Using Global Descriptors for a Model Free Robot Positioning Problem”. In: Proceedings of the SPIE Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XVIII. Vol. 3837. Boston, USA: SPIE, 1999, pp. 72–79.
  42. Dhanesh Ramachandram, Rajeswari Mandava, and Jan Sing Loh. “Approximating Camera Pose Deviation in a Simulated Environment using Neural Networks”. In: Proceedings of the International Conference On Robot, Vision and Parallel Processing. Vol. 2. Ipoh, Malaysia:

Technical Reports

  1. Dhanesh Ramachandram and Rajeswari Mandava. Narrowing the Semantic Gap: Mapping Low-level Features to High Level Semantic Concepts. Fundamental Research Grant Technical Report. Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2010.
  2. Dhanesh Ramachandram, Rajeswari Mandava, and Mohamad Ehsan Abbasnejad. An Extensible Medical Image Analysis and Expert Collaboration Platform based on Web Services Technology. Science Fund Research Technical Report. School of Computer Sciences, USM:
  3. Dhanesh Ramachandram, Rajeswari Mandava, and Lee Seng Soon. Ocular Fundus Image Segmentation for Early Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy. USM Short Term Grant Research Technical Report. Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2007.
  4. Rajeswari Mandava and Dhanesh Ramachandram. Post Mount Die Inspection Using Automated Optical Inspection System. IRPA Top Down Project Technical Report. Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2005.