Amina Chebira

Amina is now a researcher at CSEM

Amina is working as of June 1st, 2012 at CSEM, Centre Suisse d’ Electronique et de Microtechnique (Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology) in Neuchâtel.

Amina

Education

Aug. 2008, PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

1998-2003, Diplome d’ingénieur in Communication systems, EPFL 

1994-1998, Bachelors in Mathematics, Paris 7-Denis Diderot University 

 

Research

Biomedical signal processing and in particular multiresolution tools for use in bioimaging applications

Frame classification theory

Design of frame families

Classification and pattern recognition

Sparse signal representation and processing

Teaching

Fourier and Wavelet Signal Processing (Lecturer, Master course, EPFL)

Advanced bioimaging (TA, Graduate course, Carnegie Mellon)

Bioimaging (TA, undergraduate course, Carnegie Mellon)

Publications


Books

J. Kovacevic and A. Chebira, “Introduction to frames”, Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing, Now Publishers, vol 2, no. 1, 2008. 

Journal papers

1. A. Chebira, M. Fickus and D. Mixon, “Filter bank fusion frames ”, IEEE. Trans. on Signal Proc., Accepted, Nov. 2010.
2. A. Sandryhalia, A. Chebira, C. Milo, J. Kovacevic and M. Pueschel “Systematic construction of real lapped tight frame transforms”, IEEE. Trans. on Signal Proc., vol. 58, no 5, pp. 2556-2567, 2010.
3. A. Chebira, M. Fickus and J. Kovacevic, “Classifying compact convex sets with frames” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Accepted, Nov. 2008.
4. J. Kovacevic and A. Chebira, “Life beyond bases: The advent of frames (Part II)”, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 24, no. 5, Sep. 2007, pp. 115-125. Feature article.
5. J. Kovacevic and A. Chebira, “Life beyond bases: The advent of frames (Part I)”, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 24, no. 4, Jul. 2007, pp. 86-104. Feature article.
6. A. Chebira, T. Merryman, G. Srinivasa, Y. Barbotin, C. Jackson, R. Murphy and J. Kovacevic, “A multiresolution approach to automated classification of subcellular protein location images”, BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 8, no. 210, 2007.
7. J. Ranieri, A. Chebira, Y. M. Lu and M. Vetterli,“Sampling the diffusion equation: Exploiting sparsity and the physical model”, In preparation. 2010.
8. R. Scheibler, P. Hurley and A. Chebira,“Fast continuous transforms of rectilinear polygons from VLSI layouts”, In preparation.

Conference papers

1. J. Ranieri, A. Chebira, Y. M. Lu and M. Vetterli, “Sampling and reconstructing difusion fields with localized sources”, IEEE. Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, and Signal Proc., Accepted, 2011.
2. R. Scheibler, P. Hurley and A. Chebira “Pruned continuous Haar transform of 2D polygonal patterns with application to VLSI layouts”, Cong. on Comp. App. and Computational Sci., Dec. 2010.
3. A. Chebira, M. Fickus and M. Vetterli, “Frame domain signal processing: Framework and applications”, IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, and Signal Proc., Dallas, Mar. 2010, pp. 4094-4097.
4. A. Sandryhaila, A. Chebira, M. Pueschel and J. Kovacevic,“Lapped tight frame transforms”, Proc. of SPIE Conf. on Wavelet Applications in Signal and Image Processing, San Diego, USA, Aug. 2009.
5 . A. Chebira, J. A. Ozolek, C. A. Castro, W. G. Jenkinson, M. Gore, R. Bhagavatula, I. Khaimovich, S. E. Ormon, C. S. Navara, M. Sukhwani, K. E. Orwig, A. Ben-Yehudah, G. Schatten, G. K. Rohde and J.Kovacevic, “Multiresolution identification of germ layer components in teratomas derived from human and nonhuman primate embryonic stem cells”, IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imaging, Paris, France, May 2008.
6. C. A. Hallock, I. Ozgunes, R. Bhagavatula, G. K. Rohde, J. C. Crowley, C. E. Onorato, A. Mavalankar, A. Chebira, C. H. Tan, M. Puschel and J. Kovacevic, “Axonal bouton modeling, detection and distribution analysis for the study of neural circuit organization and plasticity”, IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imaging, Paris, France, May 2008.
7. A. Chebira, L. P. Coelho, A. Sandryhalia, S. Lin, G. W. Jenkinson, J. MacSleyne, C. Hoffman, P. Cuadra, C. Jackson, M. P¨uschel and J. Kovacevic, “An adaptive multiresolution approach to fingerprint recognition”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), San Antonio, TX, Sep. 2007.
8. A. Chebira and J. Kovacevic, “Multiresolution techniques for the classification of biometric and bioimage datasets”, SPIE Conf. on Wavelet Applications in Signal and Image Processing, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2007.
9. J. Kovacevic, G. Srinivasa, A. Chebira, L. Coulot, H. Kirschner, J.M.F. Moura, E.G. Osuna and R.F. Murphy, “Topology preserving STACS segmentation of protein subcellular location images”, Proc Int. Congr. of the Int. Soc. for Analyt. Cytology Image Anal. and Recogn., Quebec, Canada, May 2006.
10. R. Kellogg, A. Chebira, A. Goyal, P. Cuadra, S. Zappe, J. Minden and J. Kovacevic, “Towards an image analysis toolbox for high-throughput drosophila embryo RNAI screens”, IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imaging, Arlington, VA, Apr. 2007, pp. 288-291.
11. A. Chebira and J. Kovacevic, ‘‘Lapped tight frame transforms”, IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust.,Speech, and Signal Proc., Hawaii, Apr. 2007, pp. III:857-860.
12. G. Srinivasa, T. Merryman, A. Chebira, A. Mintos and J. Kovacevic, “Adaptive Multiresolution techniques for subcellular protein location image classification”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, and Signal Proc., Toulouse, France, May 2006, pp. V:1177-1180. Invited paper.
13. T. Merryman, K. Williams, G. Srinivasa, A. Chebira and J. Kovacevic, “A multiresolution enhancement to generic classifiers of subcellular protein location images”, Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imaging, Arlington, VA, Apr. 2006, pp. 570-573.
14. L. Coulot, H. Kirschner, A. Chebira, J.M.F. Moura, J. Kovacevic,, E.G. Osuna and R.F. Murphy, “Topology preserving STACS segmentation of protein subcellular location images”, Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imaging, Arlington, VA, Apr. 2006, pp. 566-569.
15. A. Chebira, P.L. Dragotti, L. Sbaiz andM. Vetterli, “Sampling and interpolation of the plenoptic function”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona,Spain, Sep. 2003.

Other conference publications

1. J.A. Ozolek, C.A. Castro, W.G. Jenkinson, A. Chebira, J. Kovacevic, C.S. Navara, M. Sukhwani, K.E. Orwig, A. Ben-Yehudah and G. Schatten, ‘‘Semiquantitative and multiresolution-based histological analysis of germ layer components in teratomas derived from human, non-human primate and mouse embryonic stem cells”, Int. Soc. for Stem Cell Res., Cairns, Australia, Jun. 2007.
2. G. Srinivasa, A. Chebira, T. Merryman and J. Kovacevic, “Adaptive multiresolution texture features for protein image classification”, Proc. BMES Annual Fall Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 2005.
3. A. Mintos, G. Srinivasa, A. Chebira and J. Kovacevic, “Combining wavelet features with PCA for classification of protein images”, Proc. Annual Biomed. Res. Conf. for Minority Students, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 2005.