Dr Ibrahim Rahman




Dr. Ibrahim Rahman obtained his doctoral degree from Victoria University of Wellington in computer vision and machine learning. His research interest spans many areas such as but not limited to artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, image processing, computer vision and computer communication/networks. He has more than 20 years of teaching and research experience in the fields of IT and computer science and engineering in New Zealand and internationally.


Academic Qualifications

Post-doctorate in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision

The Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC)

Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 2018


PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Computer Science)

Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 2017

Thesis: Visual attention strategies for target object detection


MSc: Master of Science (Computer Engineering)

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, 2007


BEng: Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, 2002








Research Outputs


Rehman, O., Farrukh, Z., Al-Busaidi, A., Cha, K., Park, S., & Rahman, I. (2021). IoT powered cancer observation system. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Smart Media and Applications (SMA), September 17-19, 2020, Jeju, Republic of Korea (pp. 313-318). ACM Digital Library. https://doi.org/10.1145/3426020.3426111


Khan, M., Rehman, O., Rahman, I. M. H., & Ali, S. (2020). Lightweight testbed for cybersecurity experiments in SCADA-based systems. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Information Technology (ICCIT-1441), September 9-10, 2020, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia (pp. 1-5). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCIT-144147971.2020.9213791


Rahman, I. M. H., Hollitt, C., & Zhang, M. (2016). A dynamic feature map integration approach for predicting human fixation. International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ), November 21-22, Palmerston North, New Zealand (pp. 1-6). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2016.7804420


Rahman, I. M. H., Hollitt, C., & Zhang, M. (2014). Information divergence based saliency detection with a global center-surround mechanism. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), August 24-28, Stockholm, Sweden (pp. 3428 – 3433). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPR.2014.590


Ajmal, A., & Hussain, I. M. (2012). A simple and novel method for vehicle detection and classification (a model based test). In Proceedings of the 9th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology (IBCAST), January 9-12, Islamabad, Pakistan (pp. 58-63). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/IBCAST.2012.6177527


Khan, M. K., Naseem, M., Hussain, I. M., & Ajmal A. (2011). Distributed least significant bit technique for data hiding in images. In Proceedings of the IEEE 14th International Multitopic Conference, December 22-24, 2011, Karachi, Pakistan (pp. 149-154). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/INMIC.2011.6151461


Ajmal, A., & Hussain, I. M. (2010). Vehicle detection using morphological image processing technique. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Information Technology (MCIT), March 2-4, 2010, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (pp. 65-68). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/MCIT.2010.5444851


Abbas, A., Hussain, I., M., & Mubeen, T. (2009). Medium access and flow management in IEEE 802.11 and 802.11e WLANS. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Computer Control (ICACC), January 22-24, 2009, Singapore (pp. 98-102). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICACC.2009.139


Hussain, I. M., & Tasadduq, I. A. (2008). PAPR analysis in OFDM signals based on power variance. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCom), October 12-14, 2008, Dalian, China (pp. 1-4). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/WiCom.2008.219


Hussain, I. M., & Tasadduq, I. A. (2008). PAPR reduction of OFDM signals using autocorrelation based SLM without side information. In Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May 4-7, 2008, Niagara Falls, Canada (pp. 71-76). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/CCECE.2008.4564498


Hussain, I. M., & Tasadduq, I. M. (2007). New SUB-SLM method for PAPR reduction in OFDM signals. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Emerging Technologies (ICIET), July 6-7, 2007, Karachi, Pakistan (pp. 1-5). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIET.2007.4381314


Hussain, I. M., & Tasadduq, I. A. (2006). Efficient power variance algorithms for PAPR reduction in OFDM signals. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Multitopic Conference, December 23-24, Islamabad, Pakistan (pp. 42-46). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/INMIC.2006.358133


Hussain, I. M., & Tasadduq, I. A. (2006). Novel SLM based techniques for PAPR reduction of OFDM. In Proceedings of the TENCON IEEE Region 10 International Conference, November 14-17, 2006, Hong Kong, China (pp. 1-4). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2006.344077


Journal Articles

Masooma, F., Rehman, O., & Rahman, I. M. H. (2022). Impact of features reduction on machine learning based intrusion detection systems. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Scalable Information Systems 9(6), 1-10. https://eudl.eu/doi/10.4108/eetsis.vi.447


Sahareesh, A., Rehman, O., & Rahman, I. M. H. (2021). Improving discriminating accuracy rate of DDoS attacks and flash events. International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IJCWT) 11(4), 21-42. https://www.igi-global.com/article/improving-discriminating-accuracy-rate-of-ddos-attacks-and-flash-events/289384


Rahman, I. M. H., Hollitt, C., & Zhang, M. (2018). Feature map quality score estimation through regression. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 27(4), 1793-1808. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIP.2017.2785623


Rahman, I., Hollitt, C., & Zhang, M. (2016). Contextual-based top-down saliency feature weighting for target detection. Machine Vision and Applications 34(4), 893-914. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00138-016-0754-x


Hussain, I. M. (2013). Low complexity partial SLM technique for PAPR reduction in OFDM transmitters. International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Informatics 5(1), 1-11.


Hussain, I. M., Tasadduq, I. A., & Ahmad, A. (2013). On the contribution of power variance in PAPR reduction for OFDM signals. International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems 6(4), 391-402. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAACS.2013.056618


Zafar, K., & Hussain, I. M. (2013). Rope climbing robot with surveillance capability. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications 5(9), 1-9.


Hussain, I. M., & Ajmal, A. (2013). SMS security based on 2-way handshaking method using data hiding algorithm. International Journal of Electronics, Computer and Communications Technologies 3(4), 26-33.


Rasheed, M. R., & Hussain, I. M. (2012). Cost effective spy ball robot for surveillance, rescue and exploration. Transactions on Electronics and Communications 57(1), 3-8.


Hussain, I. M., Khan, M. K., Naseem, M., Ajmal, A., & Hussain, O. M. (2012). Improved bit plane splicing LSB technique for secret data hiding in images using linear congruent method. International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing 7, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.5815/ijigsp.2012.07.01


Rasheed, M., R., & Hussain, I. M. (2012). Performance analysis of 802.16 (WIMAX) networks under various routing protocols and traffic loads. International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science 11, 18-25. https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2012.11.03


Zaka-ul-Haque, Siddiqui, R., Javaid, R., & Hussain, I. M. (2012). Tele-presence based patient monitoring robot. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology 42, 45-60.


Naseem, M., Hussain, I. M., Khan, M., K., & Ajmal, A. (2011). An optimum modified bit plane splicing LSB algorithm for secret data hiding. International Journal of Computer Applications 29(12), 36-43.


Hussain, I. M., Tasadduq, I. A., & Ahmad, A. R. (2010). A new effective and efficient measure of PAPR in OFDM. International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences 3, 755-766. https://doi.org/10.4236/ijcns.2010.39101


Abbas, A., Hussain, I. M., & Hussain, O. M. (2010). Fairness and quality of service issues and analysis of IEEE 802.11e wireless LAN. International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering 4(1), 163-169. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1330069


Rasheed, M., R., Khan, M., K., Naseem, M., Ajmal, A., & Hussain, I. M. (2010). Performance of routing protocols in WiMAX networks. IACSIT: International Journal of Engineering and Technology 2(5), 412-417. https://doi.org/10.7763/IJET.2010.V2.157


Hussain, I. M. (2010). Power efficient OFDM signals with reduced symbol’s aperiodic autocorrelation. International Journal of Computer Information and Engineering 4(1), 27-32.


Ajmal, A., & and Hussain, I. M. (2009). Morphological process based vehicle detection and classification. MASAUM Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 1(2), 213-220.


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