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Professor. Ir. Dr. Nor Ashidi bin Mat Isa

B.Eng., Ph.D (USM)
Tel : 045996051
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Website : http://ee.eng.usm.my/eeacad/shidi/

Specializations


- Artificial intelligence (intelligent system, neural network)
- Image processing (image reconstruction, noise filtering, enhancement, segmentation, features extraction)
- Biomedical engineering (intelligent disease diagnosis, medical imaging)
- Algorithm

Research Interest


- Color correction for digital color images
- Improvement of quality and contrast of underwater images
- Development of intelligent diagnostic system for disease (i.e. cervical cancer, breast cancer, malaria parasite,
sperm & infertility, etc)
- Dmage restoration for consumer electronics application
- Improvement of clustering based segmentation technique for medical images application
(i.e. microscopic, x-ray, ultrasound etc)

Selected Publications

  1. Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Mohd Yusoff Mashor & Nor Hayati Othman, January 2008, ‘An automated cervical pre-cancerous diagnostic system’, ELSEVIER Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 42(1), pp. 1-11 (Impact factor: 1.357 – Q2)
  2. Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, M. Subhi Al-Batah, Kamal Zuhairi Zamli, Khairun Azizi Azizli, Ariffuddin Joret & Nor Rizuan Mat Noor, March 2008, ‘Suitable features selection for the HMLP and MLP networks to identify the shape of aggregate’, ELSEVIER Construction and Building Materials, 22(3), pp. 402-410. (Impact factor: 2.265 – Q1)
  3. Mohammad Subhi Al-Batah, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Kamal Zuhairi Zamli, Zamani Md Sani and Khairun Azizi Azizli, July 2009, ‘A Novel Aggregate Classification Technique Using Moment Invariants and Cascaded Multilayered Perceptron Network’, ELSEVIER Int. Journal of Mineral Processing, Vol. 92. No. 1-2, pp. 92 – 102. (Impact factor: 1.461 – Q1)
  4. Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Samy A. Salamah and Umi Kalthum Ngah, November 2009, ’Adaptive Fuzzy Moving K-Means Clustering Algorithm for Image Segmentation’, IEEE Transaction on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp 2145 – 2153. (Impact factor: 1.157 – Q2)
  5. Mohammad Subhi Al-Batah, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Kamal Zuhairi Zamli and Khairun Azizi Mohd Azizli, January 2010 ‘Modified Recursive Least Square to Train Hybrid Multilayered Perceptron Network’, ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 236 – 244. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)
  6. Kenny Kal Vin Toh and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, March 2010 ‘Noise Adaptive Fuzzy Switching Median Filter for Salt-and-Pepper Noise Reduction’, IEEE Signal Processing Letters. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 281-284. (Impact factor: 1.639 – Q2)
  7. Siti Noraini Sulaiman and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, November 2010. “Denoising-based Clustering Algorithms for Segmentation of Low Level Salt-and-Pepper Noise-Corrupted Images,” IEEE Transaction on Consumer Electronics. Vol. 56. No. 4. pp. 2702-2710. (Impact factor: )
  8. Ooi Chen Hee and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. November 2010. ‘Quadrants Dynamic Histogram Equalization for Contrast Enhancement’, IEEE Transaction on Consumer Electronics. Vol. 56. No. 4. pp. 2552-2559. (Impact factor: )
  9. Siti Noraini Sulaiman and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, November 2010. ‘Adaptive Fuzzy-K-means Clustering Algorithm for Image Segmentation’, IEEE Transaction on Consumer Electronics. Vol. 56. No. 4. pp. 2661-2668. (Impact factor: )
  10. Kenny Kal Vin Toh and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, November 2010. ‘Clustering-based fuzzy switching median filter for universal impulse noise reduction’, IEEE Trans. on Consumer Electronics, (accepted on Nov 2010). Vol. 56. No. 4. pp. 2560-2568 (Impact factor: )
  11. Ooi Chen Hee and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. November 2010. ‘Adaptive Contrast Enhancement Methods with Brightness Preserving’, IEEE Transaction on Consumer Electronics. Vol. 56. No. 4. pp. 2543-2551. (Impact factor: )
  12. Tan Khang Siang and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, January 2011. ‘Color Image Segmentation Using Histogram Thresholding – Fuzzy C-means Hybrid Approach’, ELSEVIER Pattern Recognition, ,
  13. Nor Ashidi Mat Isa and Wan Mohd Fahmi Wan Mamat, January 2011 ‘Clustered-Hybrid Multilayered Perceptron Network for Pattern Recognition Application’, ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing, , pp 1457-1466. (Impact factor: )
  14. Kamal Z. Zamli, Mohammad F.J. Klaib, Mohammed I. Younis, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa and Rusli Abdullah. May 2011 ‘Design and implementation of a t-way test data generation strategy with automated execution tool supportELSEVIER Information Sciences, , pp. 1741-1758. (Impact factor: 3.893 – Q1)
  15. Fasahat Ullah Siddiqui and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, May 2011 ‘Enhanced Moving K-Means (EMKM) Algorithm for Image Segmentation’, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 833 – 841. (Impact factor: )
  16. Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Zamani Md Sani and Muhammad Subhi Al Batah, 8 July 2011. ‘Automated Intelligent Real-Time System for Aggregate Classification’ ELSEVIER International Journal of Mineral Processing, Vol. 100. No. 1-2, pp. 41- 50. (Impact factor: 1.461 – Q1)
  17. Kenny Kal Vin Toh & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, August 2011 ‘Locally Adaptive Bilateral Clustering for Image Deblurring and Sharpness Enhancement’, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Volume 57, No. 3, pp. 1227-1235. (Impact factor: )
  18. Oong Tatt Hee & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, November 2011 ‘Adaptive Evolutionary Artificial Neural network for Pattern Classification’ IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (formerly known as IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks), Volume 22, No. 11, pp. 1823 – 1836. (Impact factor: 4.370 – Q1).
  19. Oong Tatt Hee & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, January 2012 ‘One-Against-All Ensemble for Multiclass Pattern Classification’, ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 12. pp. 1303-1308. (Impact factor: )
  20. Fasahat Ullah Siddiqui & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, September 2012. ‘Optimized K-Means (OKM) Clustering Algorithm for Image Segmentation’, SPRINGER Opto-Electronics Review, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 216-225. (Impact factor: 1.279 – Q2)
  21. Mohd Naim Mohd Jain Noordin & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, September 2012.Pixel Distribution Shifting Color Correction for Digital Color Images’, ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 12, No. 9, pp. 2948-2962, (Impact factor: )
  22. Kenny Toh Kal Vin & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, September 2012. ‘Augmented Variational Series and Histogram-Based Clustering for Universal Impulse Denoising’, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control (IJICIC), Volume 8, No. 9, pp. 5969-5998. (Impact factor: 1.667 Q1 (2010))
  23. Kenny Toh Kal Vin and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, December 2012. ‘Locally Adaptive Bilateral Clustering for Universal Image Denoising’, SPRINGER Opto-Electronics Review, Volume: 20. No. 4. pp. 347-361. (Impact factor: 1.279 – Q2)
  24. Khang Siang Tan, Wei Hong Lim & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. April 2013. ‘Novel initialization scheme for Fuzzy C-means algorithm on color image segmentation’ ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing, Volume. 13. No. 4. pp. 1832-1852. (Impact factor: )
  25. Khang Siang Tan, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa & Wei Hong Lim. April 2013. ‘Color image segmentation using adaptive unsupervised clustering approach’, ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Vol. 13. pp. 2017-2036. (Impact factor: ).
  26. Fasahat Ullah Siddiqui, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa & Abid Yahya, Oct. 2013Outlier rejection fuzzy c-means (ORFCM) algorithm for image segmentation’, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 21(6), pp. 1801-1819. (Impact Factor: 0.644 – Q3)
  27. Fadzil Ahmad, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Zakaria Hussain and Siti Noraini Sulaiman. Oct. 2013.A Genetic Algorithm Based Multi-objective Optimization of an Artificial Neural Network Classifier for Breast Cancer Diagnosis’. SPRINGER Neural Computing & Applications. Volume 23. Issue 5. pp. 1427-1435. (Impact Factor: 1.763 – Q2).
  28. Intan Aidha Yusoff, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa & Khairunnisa Hasikin, April 2013. ‘Automated tw0-dimentional K-means clustering algorithm for unsupervised image segmentation’, ELSEVIER Computers & Electrical Engineering. Volume 39, Issue 3, pp. 907 – 917. (Impact factor: 0.992 – Q3)
  29. Fadzil Ahmad, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Zakaria Hussain & Muhammad Khusairi Osman. April 2013. ‘Intelligent medical disease diagnosis using improved hybrid genetic algorithm – multilayer perceptron network’, SPRINGER Journal of Medical Systems. Volume. 37. No. 2. Article No 9934. (Impact factor: 1.372 – Q3)
  30. Nazri Mustaffa, Yasminm Yaccob, Yeong Yeh Lee, Harsa Amylia Mat Sakim, Zuriani Sobri, Nor Aizal Che Hamzah & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. Endoscopy and Imaging (Diagnostic Imaging) Towards Improving Endoscopic Diagnosis of Atrophic Gastritis: Artificial Intelligence Approaches’, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Volume 28. Supplement S3. (Impact factor 3.627 – Q2)
  31. Mutasem Sh. Alkhasawneh, Umi Kalthum Ngah, Lea Tien Tay, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Mohammad Subhi Al-Batah. 2013 ‘Determination of Important Topographic Factors for Landslide Mapping Analysis Using MLP Network’, Hindawi Publishing Corporation The Scientific World Journal. Volume 2013, Article ID 415023, 12 pages. (Impact factor 1.219 – Q2)
  32. Wei Hong Lim, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. November 2013. ‘Two-layer particle swarm optimization with intelligent division of labor’, ELSEVIER Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Volume 26, Issue 10, pp. 2327-2348. (Impact factor: 1.962 – Q1)
  33. Wei Hong Lim, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. January 2014. ‘Particle swarm optimization with increasing topology connectivity’, ELSEVIER Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Volume 27, pp. 2327-2348. (Impact factor: 1.962 – Q1)
  34. Mutasem Sh. Alkhasawneh, Umi Kalthum Ngah, Lea Tien Tay, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Mohammad Subhi Al-Batah. 2014. ‘Modeling and Testing Landslide Hazard Using Decision Tree’, Hindawi Publishing Corporation Journal of Applied Mathematics. Volume 2014, Article ID 929768, 9 pages. (Impact factor 0.720 – Q3)
  35. Mohammad Subhi Al-Batah, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Mohammad Fadel Klaib, Mohammed Azmi Al-Betar. 2014. ‘Multiple Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System with Automatic Features Extraction Algorithm for Cervical Cancer Recognition’, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. Volume 2014, Article ID 181245, 12 pages. (Impact factor 1.018 – Q4)
  36. Ali Qusay Al-Faris, Umi Kalthum Ngah, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Ibrahim Lutfi Shuaib. February 2014. ‘Computer-Aided Segmentation System for Breast MRI Tumour using Modified Automatic Seeded Region Growing (BMRI-MASRG)’, SPRINGER Journal of Digital Imaging. Volume 27, Issue 1, pp. 133-144. (Impact factor: 1.200 – Q3)
  37. Tatt Hee Oong, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. April 2014. ‘Feature-based Ordering Algorithm for Data Presentation of Fuzzy ARTMAP Ensembles’, IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. Volume 25, No. 4, pp. 812-819. (Impact factor: 4.370 – Q1)
  38. Wei Hong Lim, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. May 2014. ‘Teaching and peer learning particle swarm optimization’, ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Volume 18, pp. 39–58. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)
  39. Mutasem Sh Alkhasawneh, Umi Kalthum Ngah, Lea Tien Tay, Mohammad Subhi Al-batah & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. July 2014. ‘Intelligent Landslide System Based on Discriminant Analysis and Cascade-Forward Back-Propagation Network’, SPRINGER Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Volume 39, Issue 7, pp. 5575 – 5584. (Impact factor: 0.367 – Q3)
  40. Wei Hong Lim, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. 20 July 2014. ‘An adaptive two-layer swarm optimization with elitist learning strategy’, ELSEVIER Information Sciences. Volume 273, pp. 49–72. (Impact factor 3.893 – Q1)
  41. Mutasem Sh Alkhasawneh, Umi Kalthum Ngah, Lea Tien Tay, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. August 2014. ‘Determination of importance for comprehensive topographic factors on landslide hazard mapping using artificial neural network’. SPRINGER Environmental Earth Sciences. Volume 72, Issue 3, pp. 787 – 799. (Impact factor: 1.572 – Q2).
  42. Wei Hong Lim, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. 1 October 2014. ‘Bidirectional teaching and peer-learning particle swarm optimization’, ELSEVIER Information Sciences. Volume 280, pp. 111–134. (Impact factor 3.893 – Q1)
  43. Wei Hong Lim and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, November 2014. ‘Particle swarm optimization with adaptive time-varying topology connectivity’. ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Volume 24. pp. 623 – 642. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)
  44. Khairunnisa Hasikin and Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, November 2014. "Adaptive Fuzzy Contrast Factor Enhancement Technique for Low Contrast and Non-Uniform Illumination Images". SPRINGER Signal, Image and Video Processing. Volume 8, pp. 1591-1603. (Impact factor: )
  45. Jing Rui Tang, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. November 2014. ‘Adaptive Image Enhancement based on Bi-Histogram Equalization with a Clipping Limit’, Computer and Electrical Engineering. Volume 40, pp. 86 – 103. (Impact factor 0.992 – Q3).
  46. Ahmad Shahrizan Abdul Ghani & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, December 2014. ‘Underwater image quality enhancement through Rayleigh-stretching and averaging image planes’, International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. Volume 6. pp. 1-27. (Impact factor: 0.216 – Q4)
  47. Ahmad Shahrizan Abdul Ghani & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. February 2015. ‘Underwater image quality enhancement through integrated color model with Rayleigh distribution’. ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Volume 27, pp. 219 – 230. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)
  48. Wei Hong Lim & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. February 2015. ‘Particle swarm optimization with dual-level task allocation’. ELSEVIER Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Volume 38, pp. 88–110. (Impact factor: 1.962 – Q1).
  49. Evolving output-context fuzzy system for effective rule base’. ELSEVIER Expert Systems with Applications. Volume 42, Issue 4,
  50. ELSEVIER Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Volume 39, pp. 120-131. (Impact factor: 1.962 – Q1).
  51. Wei Hong Lim & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, 2015. ‘Adaptive division of labor particle swarm optimization’. ELSEVIER Expert Systems with Applications. Volume 42, Issue 14, pp. 5887-5903. (Impact factor: 1.965 – Q1).
  52. Md Manjur Ahmed & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. 2015. ‘Information granularity model for evolving context-based fuzzy system’. ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Volume 33. Pp. 183-196. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)
  53. Siti Noraini Sulaiman, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Intan Aidha Yusoff & Fadzil Ahmad. March 2015. ‘Switching-based clustering algorithms for segmentation of low-level salt-and-pepper noise-corrupted images’, SPRINGER Signal Image and Video Processing. Volume 9, Issue 2, pp. 387-398. (Impact factor: 1.430 – Q2)
  54. Sheng Hoong Lim, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Chen Hee Ooi, Kenny Kal Vin Toh. 2015. ‘A new histogram equalization method for digital image enhancement and brightness preservation’, SPRINGER Signal Image and Video Processing Volume 9, pp. 675 – 689. (Impact factor: 1.430 – Q2)
  55. Mritha Ramalingam & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, September 2015. ‘Fast Retrieval of hidden data using enhanced hidden Markov model in video steganography’. ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Volume 34. pp. 744-757. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)
  56. Mrita Ramalingam & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, 2014. ‘A secured representation of data hiding in wavelet transform domian using video steganography’. International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT) (Accepted for publication). 3 December 2014. (Impact factor: 0.366 – Q4)
  57. Khairunnisa Hasikin & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. 2015 ‘Adaptive fuzzy intensity measure enhancement technique for non-uniform illumination and low-contrast images’, SPRINGER Signal Image and Video Processin. Volume 9. pp. 1419-1442. DOI:10.1007/s11760-013-0596-1. (Impact factor: 1.430 – Q2)
  58. Hafizi Abu Samah, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa & Kenny Kal Vin Toh. 2015. ‘Automatic False Edge Elimination using Locally Adaptive Regression Kernel’, SPRINGER Signal Image and Video Processing. Volume 9. pp. 1339-1351. DOI:10.1007/s11760-013-0579-2. (Impact factor: 1.430 – Q2)
  59. Fadzil Ahmad, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Zakaria Hussain, Mohd Khusairi Osman & Siti Noraini Sulaiman, 2015. ‘A GA-based feature selection and parameter optimization of an ANN in diagnosing breast cancer’, SPRINGER Pattern Analysis and Applications (in press). DOI 10.1007/s10044-014-0375-9. 10 pages (Impact factor: 0.743 – Q3)
  60. Suheir M. ElBayoumi Harb, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa & Samy A Salamah. 2015. ‘Improved image magnification algorithm based on Otsu thresholding’. ELSEVIER Computers & Electrical Engineering. In Press. (Impact factor 0.992 – Q3).
  61. Suheir M. ElBayoumi Harb, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa & Samy A Salamah. 2015. ‘New adaptive interpolation scheme for image upscaling’. SPRINGER Multimedia Tools and Applications. In Press. DOI 10.1007/s11042-015-2647-9. (Impact factor 1.058 – Q2).
  62. Jing Rui Tang & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. 2015. ‘Intensity exposure-based bi-histogram equalization for image enhancement’. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences. Accepted on 16 May 2015. (Impact factor: 0.644 – Q3)
  63. Ahmad Shahrizan Abdul Ghani & Nor Ashidi Mat Isa. 2015. ‘Enhancement of Low Quality Underwater Image through Integrated Global and Local Contrast Correction’ ELSEVIER Applied Soft Computing. Accepted 18 August 2015.. (Impact factor: 2.679 – Q1)

 

Grants

  1. ‘Development of a Low Cost Intelligent Rapid Diagnostic System for Cervical Cancer’ (under program research: Cancer of the Cervix – Understanding Its Pathologenesis, Developing Its Screening, Preventive and Treatment Strategy). IRPA Prioritized Research Grant, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia. RM 342,920.00. 1 September 2003 – 31 August 2006. “
  2. ‘Development of an Automatic Real Time Intelligent Aggregate Classification System Based on Image Processing and Neural Network’. ScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia. RM 150,995.00. December 2006 – October 2008.
  3. ‘Development of an Intelligent Screening System for Cervical Cancer’. National Cancer Council, Malaysia   RM 210,000.00. September 2007 – September 2010.
  4. ‘Development of a New Architecture and Learining Algorithm of Artificail Neural networks for Determination of Potential Drug in Herbal Medicine’. ScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia. RM 138,640.00. October 2007 – April 2009.
  5. ‘Investigation of mammogram Images Characteristics for Medical Imaging Application’. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia. RM 50,000.00. 15 October 2007 – 15 October 2009.
  6. ‘Study on capability of FTIR spectral characteristics for development of intelligent cervical precancerous diagnostic system’. Research University Grant (USM). RM 235,408.00. 1 April 2010- 31 March 2012.
  7. ‘Investigation of New Color Image Illumination Estimation Concept for Development of New Color Correction Techniques (Penyiasatan konsep baharu penganggaran illuminasi imej berwarna baharu untuk pembinaan teknik pembetulan warna baharu).’ Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia. RM 136,000.00. 1 August 2011 – 31 July 2013.
  8. ‘Development of computational intelligent infertility detection system based on sperm motility analysis’. ScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia. RM 156,140.00. 1 March 2012 – 31 August 2013.
  9. ‘Development of an intelligent auto-immune diseases diagnostic system by classification of Hep-2 immunoflourescence patterns’. Research University Individu Grant (USM). RM 250,000.00. 1 December 2013 – 30 November 2016.
  10. ‘Formulation of a robust framework of image enhancement for non-uniform illumination and low contrast images’. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia. RM 129,000.00. 1 July 2014 – 30 June 2017

 

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