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Curriculum Vitae

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Present Position:

Full time Research Assistance

 

Personal:

Address:                        Institute of Systems and Robotics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of     Coimbra, Pinhal de Marrocos - Polo II,  3030 COIMBRA – Portugal

Phone:                          (+351) 239 796 214, (+351) 910 200 750

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Website:                        http:// isr.uc.pt/~kamrad/

Citizenship:                   Iran

Born:                              21 Sep 1976

 

 

Education:

1994 - 1999                  Azad university-Lahijan branch                                      Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, Software

                                                                                                                                       

1999 - 2002                  Azad university-Tehran, Science & Research branch              Master of Science, Computer Engineering, AI &Robotics

                                                                                                                                       

2008 - 2014                  University of Coimbra                                                        PhD, Electronic & Computer Eng., Automation and Robotics

                                                                                                                                       

 

Research Experience:

2014 - Present              Research assistance– Human daily activity analysis using Kinect and context-based information.

 

2011 - 2014                  Ph.D. Thesis – Probabilistic-based Human Behaviour Analysis using Hierarchical Framework.

2012                               Participated in Human Activity and Vision Summer School HAVSS 2012, sponsored by the European VANAHEIM project, French national research institution (INRIA), Nice, France, 2012.

2011-2012                    Ph.D. Research – Active perception for scene Understanding and behaviour analysis for social robotic’s application.

2010                               Internship at Probayes Research Company, Probabilistic-based programming for fusing of multi-modal based information to estimate human behaviours, Grenoble, France. July 2010.

 

2008-2011                    Ph.D. Research – Prediction and interpretation of human behavior, based on probabilistic structures and heterogeneous sensors.

2005                               Research and implementation of the error evaluating of industrial robot by vision system and the international standard ANSI/ARI R15.05-2 methods.

1999 - 2002                  Master Thesis - Design and implementation vision system for control of 3P industrial robot, Robotic LAB

Iran University of Science & Technology.

 

 

 

Teaching Experience:

2006 - 2008                  Azad university – Roudsar branch

2006 - 2007                  Technical and Vocational University – Langroud branch

2002 - 2006                  Imam sadiq University (Tehran)

2002 - 2003                  Azad university –(Tehran-Parand) branch

Taught courses:

·         Assembly and machine language

·         Advance Programming (C++ Programming)

·         Fundamentals of computer (Pascal programming)

·         Fundamentals of Internet

·         Local Area Networks

·         Data Structure

 

                                       

Work Experience:

2014 - Present             Researcher assistance of AMS-HMI12 Project - University of Coimbra – from April 2014   – Full time

2011                               Researcher assistance by FCT national Portuguese grant - University of Coimbra – 3 years – Full time

2011                               Researcher of APSUBA European project (Active Perception for Scene Understanding and Behaviour Analysis- An application for Social Robotic) - University of Coimbra – 2 years – Part time

2008                               Researcher assistance of PROMETHEUS European Project (Human behaviour understanding) - University of Coimbra - May 2008 to Dec. 2010 – Full time

2006                               Academician and member of Faculty - Azad University, Branch of Roudsar -1,5 years- Fulltime

2002                               Academician and member of Faculty & Software engineer -Imam Sadiq University (Tehran) - 4 years- Fulltime

1999                               Software engineer Imam Sadiq University (Tehran) - 3 years- Fulltime

 

 

 

Professional Societies:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - student member 2008 - present

 

Involved projected:

PROMETHEUS (European project on Prediction and interpretation of human behavior based on probabilistic structures and heterogeneous Sensors), 2008-2010.

APSUBA (Active Perception for Scene Understanding and Behaviour Analysis), a cooperative project between University of Coimbra (Portugal), University of Malaga (Spain) and University of Extremadura (Spain). 2010 to 2012.

AMS-HMI12 HMI12 (Assisted Mobility Supported by Shared-Control and Advanced Human-Machine Interfaces) Project 2014 – present.

Committee member and reviewer of the 2nd Lahijan’s National Conference on Software Engineering (LNCSE), 2012, Iran.

 

Reviewer of following journals and international conferences:

 Journal of Pattern Recognition Letters.

 Journal of Pattern Recognition.

 International Journal of Robotics and Automation.

 Journal of Information Science.

 IROS, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.

 International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISAPP)

 

 

Academic Awards & Honors:

 

2014                             Research assistance: Participated in a national project AMS-HMI12 (Assisted Mobility Supported by Shared-Control and Advanced Human-Machine Interfaces) from 2014 in University of Coimbra – ISR.

2011                             Competitive Awarded PhD fellowship: from Foundation of Science and Technology of Portugal for my research proposal titled: “Probabilistic-based Human Behaviour Analysis using Hierarchical Framework.” (2011- 2014).

2008                             PhD scholarship: Participated in a European project PROMETHEUS from May of 2008 to end of 2010 in the field of Human behaviour understanding by using a multi-modal and multi sensor framework and Laban Movement analysis

1999                             Participated in the Master's Degree examinations in the field of Computer engineer (AI & Robotics), and gained the 13th rank.

 

 

 

 

 

Publications:

Thesis:

·          PhD Thesis: Probabilistic-based Human Behaviour Analysis using Hierarchical Framework, University of Coimbra, 2014.

·          MSc Thesis: Design and implementation vision system for control of 3P industrial robot, Azad University , Science & Research branch  2002          

Journals:

·          Khoshhal Roudposhti, Kamrad; Dias, Jorge.- "Probabilistic Social Behaviour Analysis by Exploring Body Motion-based Patterns ",IEEE trans. Affective Computing, 2014 [Under review].

·          Luís Santos, Kamrad Khoshhal, Jorge Dias, Trajectory-based Human Action Segmentation, Pattern Recognition, Available online 27 August 2014, ISSN 0031-3203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2014.08.015.

·          K. Khoshhal and J. Dias - "Probabilistic Human Interaction Understanding - Exploring Relationship between Human Body Motion and the Environmental Context". Pattern Recognition Letters. Special Issue on Scene Understandings and Behaviours Analysis. Elsevier, 2013.

·          Korayem, M. H., K. Khoshhal, and H. Aliakbarpour. "Vision Based Robot Experiment: Measurement of Path Related Characteristics." International Journal of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology 2 (2006): 170-174.

·          M.H. Korayem, K. Khoshhal and H. Aliakbarpour - Vision-based Simulation and Experiment for Performance Test of Robot.- International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.  vol.25, No.11-12, Pages 1218-1231 .Springer-velag London, 2005.

 

Book chapters:

·          Kamrad Khoshhal, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Kamel Mekhnacha, Julien Ros, Joao Quintas and Jorge Dias - LMA-based Human Behaviour Analysis Using HMM, Camarinha-Matos, L. (Ed.),Technological Innovation for Sustainability, IFIP, Volume 349/2011, Springer. 

·          Hadi Aliakbarpour, Kamrad Khoshhal, Kamel Mekhnacha, Julien Ros, Joao Quintas and Jorge Dias - HMM-based Abnormal Behaviour Detection Using Heterogeneous Sensor Network, Camarinha-Matos, L. (Ed.),Technological Innovation for Sustainability, IFIP, Volume 349/2011, Springer. 

·          H. Aliakbarpour, J. F. Ferreira, K. Khoshhal, and J. Dias. Camarinha-Matos, L. (Ed.), A novel framework for data registration and data fusion in presence of multi-modal sensors. In Emerging Trends in Technological Innovation, volume 314/2010 of IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, pages 308–315. Springer Boston, 2010 edition, February 2010.

Conferences:

·          Khoshhal Roudposhti, Kamrad; Dias, Jorge. “Improved Semantic-based Human Interaction Understanding Using Context-based knowledge”. In: 2013 IEEE International Conference On Systems, Man, And Cybernetics, 2013. Manchester. In Proceedings of the IEEE SMC 2013.

·          Kamrad Khoshhal Roudposhti, “Probabilistic Body Motion-based Human Behavior Understanding – A Hierarchical Framework”, HAVSS summer school, Poster, Inria Sophia Antipolis, France, Oct. 2012.

·          K. Khoshhal, J. Dias - "Interrelation Analysis for Interpersonal Behaviour Understanding in Social Context". In 10th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO 2012), Dubrovnik, Croatia, September, 2012. 

·          K. Khoshhal, P. Menezes, J. Dias - "Descriptive Human Action and Interaction Analysis in a Hierarchical Framework". In 2012 International Workshop on Human-Agent Interaction (iHAI 2012), in IROS2012, Portugal.

·          Kamrad Khoshhal Roudposhti, Luís Santos, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Jorge Dias. Parameterizing Interpersonal Behaviour with Laban Movement Analysis - A Bayesian Approach – in 3th international Workshop on Socially Intelligent Surveillance and Monitoring (SISM2012) in CVPR2012, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 16-21 Jun 2012.

·           Khoshhal Roudposhti, Kamrad, Jorge Dias, Body-centered based Human Motion Analysis, 2nd Lahijan’s National Conference on Software Engineering (LNCSE), Lahijan, Iran, 2012., http://www.civilica.com/Paper-LNCSE02-LNCSE02_029.htm

·          Kamrad Khoshhal Roudposhti and Jorge Dias - Probabilistic Human Activity Understanding Exploring Relationship Between Human Body Motion and the Environmental Context - in Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS) as a satellite event of the 14th International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP)  Spain, 1-2 September 2011.

·          Kamrad Khoshhal Roudposhti, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Joao Quintas, Martin Hofmann and Jorge Dias - Probabilistic LMA-based Human Motion Analysis by Conjugating Frequency and Spatial based Features- in Wiamis 2011, 12th international Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), April 2011.

·          Joao Quintas, Kamrad Khoshhal Roudposhti, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Martin Hofmann and Jorge Dias. Using Concurrent Hidden Markov Models to Analyze Human Behaviours in a Smart Home Environment - in Wiamis 2011, 12th international Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), April 2011. 

·          Kamrad Khoshhal, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Kamel Mekhnacha, Julien Ros, Joao Quintas and Jorge Dias - LMA-based Human Behaviour Analysis Using HMM –in DoCEIS 2011-  Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems - Lisbon, Portugal, Feb.  21-23, 2011.

·          Hadi Aliakbarpour, Kamrad Khoshhal, Kamel Mekhnacha, Julien Ros, Joao Quintas and Jorge Dias - HMM-based Abnormal Behaviour Detection Using Heterogeneous Sensor Network, in DoCEIS 2011-  Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems - Lisbon, Portugal, Feb.  21-23, 2011.

·          Kamrad Khoshhal, Hadi Aliakbarpour, João Quintas, Paulo Drews, Jorge Dias - Probabilistic LMA-based Classification of Human Behaviour Understanding Using Power Spectrum Technique - Proceedings of Fusion 2010 - 13th International Conference on Information Fusion - EICC Edinburgh, UK, July 26-29 2010.

·          M. H. Aliakbarpour, P. Núñez, J. Prado, K. Khoshhal and J. Dias - An Efficient Algorithm for Extrinsic Calibration between a 3D Laser Range Finder and a Stereo Camera for Surveillance, ICAR conference 2009.

 

Technical Reports:

 

University of Coimbra, (work package 5) Deliverable, “Behavior modeling”, PROMETHEUS European Project, 2010.

 

 

 

Technical Skills:

Programming: Matlab - C/C++ -Pascal - Delphi - Visual Foxpro - Visual C -HTML and PHP (Web – Windows)

                Languages:

 English: Fluent

 Portuguese: Basic

 Persian (Farsi): Mother tongue

 

Research Interests:

Social signal Processing

Human movement analysis (Laban Movement Analysis)

Computational human behavior interpretation (using e.g. probabilistic approaches)

Human robot interaction

Pattern recognition – (Bayesian modeling)

Computer vision

Intelligent surveillance systems

Robotics

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014 15:01