Refereed Journal and Encylopedia Articles

  1. S. Ezekiel, L. Pearlstein, A. Alshehri, A. Lutz, J. Zaunegger, and Waleed Farag, “ Investigating GAN and VAE to train DCNN,” in the International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, vol. 9, no. 6, 774-781, 2019.
  2. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ A Framework for Assessing the Quality of Online Computer Programming Courses ,” in the 3rd edition ofthe Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, IGI Global, Chapter 111, pp. 1171-1181, 2015.
  3. Parveen Ali, Sanwar Ali, and Waleed Farag, “ An Instrument to Measure Math Attitude of Computer Science Students ,” International Journal of Information and Education Technology , vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 459-462, 2014.
  4. Azad Ali and Waleed Farag, “ Introducing a Concentration in Information Assurance ‎into a Computer Science Program ,” in ‎ Journal of Issues in Information Systems, Volume X, No. 2 , pp. 185-193, 2009.
  5. Waleed Farag , "Video Content-Based Retrieval Techniques", in the 2nd edition ofthe Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Idea Group Inc, ISBN “978-1-60566-026-4”, Sept. 2008, pp. 3965-3969. This article is a thoroughly revised version of the 2005 article published in the 1 st edition below.
  6. Waleed Farag , "Assessing Digital Video Data Similarity", in the 2nd edition of theEncyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Idea Group Inc, ISBN “978-1-60566-014-1”, Aug. 2008, pp. 83-89. This article is a thoroughly revised version of the 2005 article published in the 1st edition below.
  7. Waleed Farag , "Video Content-Based Retrieval Techniques", in the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, published by Idea Group Inc., ISBN “1-59140-553-X”, pp. 2986-2990, 2005 .
  8. Waleed Farag , "Assessing Digital Video Data Similarity", in the Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, published by Idea Group Inc., ISBN “1-59140-561-0”, pp. 36-41, 2005.
  9. K. Maly, H. Abdel-Wahab, C. Wild, C.M. Overstreet, A. Abdel-Hamid, S. Ghanem, and Waleed Farag, “ The Essential Elements of Interactive Multimedia Distance Learning Systems, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (JDET) , vol. 1, no. 2, pp.17-36, April-June 2003.
  10. Waleed Farag , and Hussein Abdel-Wahab, " A New Paradigm for Analysis of MPEG Compressed Videos," Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications , vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 109-127, October 2002.

Book Chapters

  1. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Adaptive Summarization of Digital Video Data, a book chapter in Video Data Management and Information Retrieval, ISBN “1-59140-571-8”, Idea Group Inc, pp. 77-99, 2005.
  2. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-Wahab,Video Shot Boundary Detection, a book chapter in Video Data Management and Information Retrieval, ISBN “1-59140-571-8”, Idea Group Inc, pp. 193-216, 2005.
  3. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Video Content-based Retrieval Techniques, a book chapter in Multimedia Systems and Content-based Image Retrieval, ISBN "1591402654", Idea Group Inc, pp. 114-154, 2004.

Refereed Conference Papers and Presentations

  1. A. Robbins, C. Lefever, Waleed Farag, S. Ezekiel, and X. Wu, “Zigbee as a Candidate Standard for Use in Anomaly Detection in IoT LANs," to appear in the Proceedings of the 2021 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing annual International Conference to be held in Orlando, FL, April 11-14, 2021.
  2. Waleed Farag, “An Evaluation of Cybersecurity Students’ Needs for Program Improvement” at the 2020 Centers of Academic Excellence Community Meeting held virtually, Nov. 19-20, 2020.
  3. Waleed Farag, S. Ali, and X. Wu, “Comparing Achievement of Learning Outcomes and Success Indicators in Online Computer Literacy Class with Blended Offerings," in the Proceedings of the 12th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, pp. 1841-1851, Turkey, July 6-7, 2020.
  4. X. Wu, Waleed Farag, and S. Ali, “An Efficient Security Scheme for the Internet of Things with Resource-Constrained Devices," in the Proceedings of the IEEE 10th Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, held at Columbia University, NY, pp. 0676-0682, Oct. 10-12, 2019.
  5. I. Ghani, S. Ali, Waleed Farag, et al., “Challenges of Collaboration in Distributed Multi-Cultural Agile IT Teams," in the Proceedings of the ANIMH 2nd International Research Conference on Engineering and Emerging Technologies (RCEET), held in South Korea, 2019.
  6. Waleed Farag, S. Ali, and I. Ghani, “Comparing Student Satisfaction and Perception of Effectiveness in Two Different Online Computer Science Courses," in the Proceedings of the International Conference on the Future of Education, held in Florence, Italy, pp. 72-78, June 27-28, 2019.
  7. A. Lutz, V. Sansing, Waleed Farag, and S. Ezekiel, “Malware Classification Using Fusion of Neural Networks," in the Proceedings of the SPIE 11013, Disruptive Technologies in Information Sciences II, 110130X, held in Baltimore, MD, April 14-18, 2019.
  8. S. Ezekiel, L. Pearlstein, J. Zaunegger, and Waleed Farag, “Investigate GAN and VAE to train DCNN” presented at the 2nd Asia Conference on Machine Learning and Computing, held in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, December 7-9, 2018.
  9. Waleed Farag, “An Innovative and Successful Model to Promote Cybersecurity Education at the 2018 Centers of Academic Excellence Community Meeting held in Miami, FL, Nov. 8-9, 2018.
  10. Waleed Farag, “An Interdisciplinary, Multifaceted Approach to Enhance Cybersecurity Education in Western Pennsylvania at the 2017 Centers of Academic Excellence Community Meeting held in Dayton, OH on Nov. 9, 2017.
  11. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ Can Online Delivery Result in Comparable Achievement of Course Outcomes and Student Success in Different Computer Science Courses?” in the proceedings of the IEEE 2016 Frontiers in Education (FIE) International Conference held in Erie, PA, pp. 1-7, October 12-15, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2016.7757378.
  12. Waleed Farag, “ Fostering a Strong Cybersecurity Culture in High and Middle School Students and Teachers through a Holistic Multidisciplinary Approach” at the 2016 Centers of Academic Excellence Community Meeting held in Kansas City, MO on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
  13. Waleed Farag, “ A Novel Approach to Involve Undergraduate Students in Multidisciplinary IA Research” at the 2015 Centers of Academic Excellence Community Meeting Sponsored by California State University San Bernardino, Cyber Security Center held in San Diego, California on Monday – November 2, 2015.
  14. Waleed Farag, Sanwar Ali, and S. Ezekiel , “Measuring the Effect of Course Contents on the Perceived Effectiveness and Student Satisfaction in Online Computer Science Courses,” at the Eleventh International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society held at the University of California, Berkeley, CA in 23-24 February, 2015.
  15. Waleed Farag, “ Lessons Learned from the Long-term Offering of a Multidisciplinary IA Program” at the 2014 Centers of Academic Excellence Community Meeting Sponsored by California State University San Bernardino, Cyber Security Center and held in Columbia, Maryland on Monday – November 4, 2014.
  16. D. Deb, M. Fuad, and Waleed Farag, “Developing Interactive Classroom Exercises for use with Mobile Devices to Enhance Class Engagement,” in the proceedings of the IEEE 2014 Frontiers in Education (FIE) International Conference held in Madrid, Spain, October 22-25, 2014.
  17. E. Lin, S. Ezekiel, Waleed Farag, M. McLaughlin, A. Alshehri, “ Medical image segmentation using multi-scale and super-resolution method, ” in the proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop , Washington DC, pp. 1-5, October 14-16, 2014.
  18. S. Ezekiel, K. Harrity, Waleed Farag, M. Alford, D. Ferris, and E. Blasch, “Wavelet-based polarimetry analysis,” in the proceedings of the SPIE Defense + Security conference (SPIE Vol. 9089) held in Baltimore, MD, May 5-9, 2014.
  19. Waleed Farag, Sanwar Ali, and Debzani Deb , “Does Language Choice Influence the Effectiveness of Online Introductory Programming Courses?,” in the Proceedings of the 14th Annual ACM Conference on Information Technology Education , Orlando, Florida, pp. 165-170, October 9-12, 2013.
  20. Sanwar Ali and Waleed Farag, “ How is Quantum Cryptography Used to Secure Financial Transactions? ” in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on e-Technologies and Networks for Development (ICeND 2013) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 4-6, 2013.
  21. Waleed Farag, “Comparing Achievement of Intended Learning Outcomes in Online Programming Classes with Blended Offerings,” in Proceedings of the 13th Annual ACM Conference on Information Technology Education , Calgary, Alberta, Canada, pp. 25-30, October 11-13, 2012. This paper won the best paper award.
  22. Waleed Farag, “Evaluating Students’ Perception of the Effectiveness of Online Computer Programming Courses,” in Proceedings of the ICGST International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering (CSE-Dubai-12) , Dubai, UAE, pp. 1-6, July 16-18, 2012.
  23. Waleed Farag , “ A Novel System for Searching Image Databases using Evolutionary Algorithms,” in Proceedings of the 15th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications , Washington, DC, pp.12-18, May 16-18, 2011.
  24. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ ‎On-line Delivery of the First Programming Course in an Undergraduate Computer Science Degree: Is it Possible? ” in the 25th Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , West Chester, PA, pp. 24-31, April 9-10, 2010.
  25. Dane Alabran and Waleed Farag, “ An Effective System for Retrieving Digital Images Using Genetic Algorithms for Similarity Searching, ” presented in the Fifth Annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum sponsored by IUP , Indiana, PA, April 1st, p. 7, 2010. This presentation won the best student presentation award.
  26. Waleed Farag , “ ‎An Integrative and Adaptive Method for Abstracting Digital Video Data,” at the 24th Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , Slippery Rock, PA, p. 57, April 3-4, 2009.
  27. Dane Alabran and Waleed Farag ‎A Genetic Algorithm-based Technique for Performing Video Similarity Searching,” in the 24th Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , Slippery Rock, PA, p. 60, April 3-4, 2009.
  28. Waleed Farag, “A Novel Design of Robust Video Steganographic System,” in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Telecommunications , Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb. 16-19, pp. 98-102, 2009.
  29. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ Designing a Prototype Digital Video Steganographic System,” in the Eighth Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, May 1-3, p. 9, 2008.
  30. Sanwar Ali and Waleed Farag, “ E-Mail Security and the Security Products,” in the Eighth Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, May 1-3, p. 2, 2008.
  31. Sean Olson and Waleed Farag, “ A New Histogram Analysis Technique Applicable to Multimedia Content-based Retrieval Systems, ” in Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , Kutztown, PA, April 4-5, pp. 65-68, 2008.
  32. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ What Do You Need to Know about Multimedia Security?" in Proceedings of PACISE Conference , Kutztown, PA, April 4-5, p. 95, 2008.
  33. Sean Olson and Waleed Farag, “ Measuring digital image similarity using a new histogram-based approach, ” presented in the Third Annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum sponsored by IUP , Indiana, PA, April 1st, p. 9, 2008. This presentation won the best student presentation award.
  34. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ Multimedia Data Security: Present Status and Future Directions, " in Seventh Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, 2007.
  35. Waleed Farag , “ Addressing the Impact of the MPEG-7 Standard upon Video Retrieval Systems, " in Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , Lock Haven, PA, p. 57, 2007.
  36. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ A Survey on Current Challenges and Future Trends for Multimedia Information Retrieval Systems, ” in Proceedings of the 10th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications , Honolulu, pp.154-157, 2006.
  37. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ Performance Evaluation of Intrusion Detection Systems," in the Six Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, p. 11, April 2006.
  38. Sanwar Ali and Waleed Farag, “ How Does Quantum Cryptography Make Secure Financial Transactions? " in the Six Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, p. 6, April 2006.
  39. Waleed Farag , “ Multimedia Information Retrieval: Definition, Motivations, Challenges, Future trends, and an example of a real-world application, " in Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , Indiana, Pennsylvania, p. 78, April 2006.
  40. Sanwar Ali, Waleed Farag, and Mohammad Rob, " Security Measures in Mobile Commerce: Problems and Solutions, " in proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2004) , Beijing, China, pp. 807-812, December 2004.
  41. Sanwar Ali and Waleed Farag, “ Security Issues in M-Commerce and Application of Cryptography, " in the Fourth Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, p. 4, April 2004.
  42. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, “ A Survey of Current Steganographic Techniques," in the Fourth Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, p. 24, April 2004.
  43. Sanwar Ali and Waleed Farag, “ Security Issues in Mobile Commerce," in Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , California, Pennsylvania, p. 20, April 2004.
  44. Waleed Farag and Sanwar Ali, " A Framework for Secret Data Communications Using MPEG Video Streams, " in Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Computer Sciences , Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 207-215, January 2004.
  45. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-Wahab, " A Human-based Technique for Measuring Video Data Similarity, " in Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications , Kemer-Antalya, Turkey, pp. 769-774, July 2003.
  46. Waleed Farag , " Perception-level Evaluation of Video Similarity in Content-based Retrieval Systems, " in the Third Annual Conference of Academy of Business and Information Technology (ABIT) , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 2003.
  47. Waleed Farag , " Steganography: Basic Principles and Current Research Directions, " in Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) Conference , Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, April 2003.
  48. Waleed Farag , H. Abdel-Wahab, K. Maly, C. M. Overstreet, C. Wild, A. Abdel-Hamid, S. Ghanem, and B. Koodallur, “ Recording and Replay Support for Asynchronous Learning Modes within a Distance Learning System,” in Proceedings of Networked Learning in a Global Environment, Berlin, Germany, p. 75, May 2002.
  49. A. Abdel-Hamid, Sahar Ghanem, K. Maly, H. Abdel-Wahab, C. M. Overstreet, J. C. Wild, A. Gupta, W. Farag, and B. Koodallur, " An Application Level Gateway for Interactive Remote Instruction, " in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on New Educational Environments , Lugano, Switzerland, Session 3.1, pp. 3-6, May 2002.
  50. Waleed Farag and H. Abdel-Wahab, “ Adaptive Key Frames Selection Algorithms for Summarizing Video Data, ” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Intelligent Multimedia Computing and Networking, in conjunction with the 6th Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Durham, NC, pp. 1017-1020, March 2002.
  51. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-Wahab, " A New Paradigm for Detecting Scene Changes on MPEG Compressed Videos, " Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing & Information Technology , Egypt, 153-158, Dec. 2001.
  52. Waleed Farag , I. Ziedan, M. syiam, and M. Mahmoud, “ Architecture of Neural Networks Using Genetic Algorithms,” in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications (5th ICAIA) , Cairo, Egypt, March 1997.

Technical Reports

  1. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-wahab, "Techniques for Indexing MPEG Compressed Videos," Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University, USA, Technical Report TR_2002_01, March 2002.
  2. Waleed Farag and Hussein Abdel-wahab, " Adaptive Key Frames Selection Algorithms for Summarizing Video Data, " Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University, USA, Technical Report TR_2001_03, Sept. 2001.
  3. Waleed Farag , and Hussein Abdel-Wahab, " A New Paradigm for Detecting Scene Changes on MPEG Compressed Videos, " Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University, USA, Technical Report TR_2001_02, July 2001.

Dissertations

  1. Waleed Farag , “ Video Indexing and Retrieval Techniques Using Novel Approaches to Video Segmentation, Characterization, and Similarity Matching, ” Ph.D. dissertation 2002, Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, 2002.
  2. Waleed Farag , “ Architecture of Neural Networks Using Genetic Algorithms,” M.Sc. thesis, Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering at Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt, 1997.