Muhammad Asad Ali

PhD Candidate

Sato LabInstitute of Industrial Science 

Department of Information and Communication Engineering

Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

University of Tokyo

Email: asad [at] iis [dot] u-tokyo [dot] ac [dot] jp

Mobile #: +81-80-3936-1982

Education Publications Thesis Awards Research Interests Mathworks Page Youtube Page  Github Page  Taught Courses


PhD Candidate University of Tokyo    2010 - 
MS Computer System Engineering      GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology 2006
BE Software Engineering Army Public College of Management & Sciences 2004



Efficient Modeling of Object's BRDF with Planned Sampling

Asad AliI. Sato, T. Okabe, Y. Sato

IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications, vol. 5, page 114-118, July 2013

[PDF] [J-Stage]

Neuro Fuzzy and Punctual Kriging Based Filter for Image Restoration

A. Chaudhry, A. Khan, A.M. Mirza, Asad Ali, M. Hassan, J.Y. Kim

Applied Soft Computing, vol. 13, issue 2, page 817-832, February 2013

[PDF] [Supplementary] [Elsevier] 

Intelligent Reversible Watermarking and Authentication: Hiding Depth Map Information for 3D Cameras

A. Khan, S.A. Malik, Asad Ali, R. Chamlawi, M. Hussain, M.T. Mahmood, I. Usman

Information Science, vol. 216, page 155-175, December 2012

[PDF] [Elsevier]

Reversible Watermarking based on Intelligent Coefficient Selection and Integer Wavelet Transform

I. Usman, A. Khan, Asad Ali, T. S. Choi

International Journal of Innovative Computing Information and Control (IJICIC), vol. 5 , issue 12(A), page 4675-4682, December 2009


Affine Invariant Contour Descriptors using Independent Component Analysis and Dyadic Wavelet Transform

Asad Ali, S.A.M Gilani, N.A Memon

Journal of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), vol. 16, issue 3, page 169-181, September 2008

[PDF] [CIT Web]

A Hybrid Image Restoration Approach: Using Fuzzy Punctual Kriging and Genetic Programming

A. Chaudhry, A. Khan, Asad Ali, A.M. Mirza

International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology (IST), vol. 17, issue 4, page 224-231, December 2007

[PDF] [Wiley Online]

Book Chapter

Reversible Watermarking for 3D Cameras: Hiding Depth Maps

Asad Ali, A. Khan

Recent Advances in Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications, vol. 231, page 495-521, Springer, October 2009

[PDF] [Springer]


Toward Efficient Acquisition of BRDFs with Fewer Samples

Asad AliI. Sato, T. Okabe, Y. Sato

11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 12), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 7727, page 54-67, 2013

[PDF] [SIG Technical Report] [Springer] 

Efficient Modeling of Objects BRDF with Planned Sampling

Asad AliI. Sato, T. Okabe, Y. Sato

16th Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU 13), (Japanese Image and Vision Conference)2013


Watermarking of Chest CT Scan Medical Images for Content Authentication

N.A Memon, S.A.M Gilani, Asad Ali

IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT 09), page 175-180, August 2009

[PDF] [IEEE Xplore]

Hiding Depth Map of an Object in its 2D Image: Reversible Watermarking for 3D Cameras

A. Khan, M.T. Mahmood, Asad Ali, I. Usman, T. S. Choi

27th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE 09), USA, January 2009

[PDF] [IEEE Xplore]

Variable Threshold Based Reversible Watermarking: Hiding Depth Maps

A. Khan, Asad Ali, M.T. Mahmood, I. Usman, T.S. Choi

4th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA 08), page 59-64, China, October 2008

[PDF] [IEEE Xplore]

Affine Normalized Invariant functionals using Independent Component Analysis

Asad Ali, S.A.M Gilani, N.A Memon

10th IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC 06), page 94-99, 2006

[PDF] [IEEE Xplore]

Affine Normalized Invariant Feature Extraction using Multiscale Gabor Autoconvolution

Asad Ali, S.A.M Gilani

2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 06), page 167-174, 2006

[PDF] [IEEE Xplore]

Affine Invariant Feature Extraction using a Combination of Radon and Wavelet Transforms

Asad Ali, S.A.M Gilani, U. Shafique

2nd International Conference on Computer Information, System Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 06), page 93-97, USA, 2006

[PDF] [Springer]

Affine Normalized Contour Invariants using Independent Component Analysis and Dyadic Wavelet Transform

Asad Ali, S.A.M Gilani

21st  International Conference on Image and Vision Computing (IVCNZ 06), page 85-90, New Zealand, 2006


Support Vectors a way to adapt for Lane Marker Tracking: A Step towards Intelligent Transportation Systems

Asad Ali, S. Afghani

IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 05), page 151-156, 2005

[PDF] [Demo Video] [IEEE Xplore]

Shadow Based On Road Vehicle Detection and Verification using Haar Wavelet Packet Transform

Asad Ali, S. Afghani

IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT 05), 2005

[PDF] [Demo Video 1] [Demo Video 2] [IEEE Xplore]

Content Based Image Retrieval Using Daubechies Wavelet Transform

Asad Ali, A.S. Malik, S. Murtaza

2nd National Workshop on Trends in Information Technology (NWTIT), page 110-115, 2003

[PDF] [Demo Video]

Thesis Back to Top
Reflectance Modeling with Optimized Sampling Strategy

Asad Ali

PhD Thesis, University of Tokyo, September 2013.

Outline: Objective was to model the reflectance of materials and in general the appearance of objects using a sparse set of observations.  

[Abstract] [Full Thesis]

Affine Invariant Feature Extraction for Pattern Recognition

Asad Ali

MS Thesis, GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology, December 2006.

Outline: Objective was to perform viewpoint independent matching of objects in an image by extracting features that can resist affine deformations

[Abstract] [Full Thesis]

Vision for Safe Driving On Motorway (VISDOM)

Asad Ali

BE Thesis, Army Public College of Management & Sciences, August 2004.

Outline: Objective was to assist drivers on highways by keeping track of lane changes, vehicles in front and road turns thus equipping drivers with pre-crash sensing tools using monocular vision.

[Abstract] [Full Thesis] [Youtube Videos of the Project]

Awards Back to Top
Research Interests Back to Top

My work spans diverse areas of Computer Vision, Graphics, Imaging and Machine Learning including the convergent area of computational photography.
I am working or in the past have worked on some the areas of interest listed below.  
  • Reflectance Modeling of Materials

  • Photo realistic appearance synthesis

  • 3D Reconstruction 

  • Invariant feature extraction for pose independent object recognition

  • Vision based Intelligent transportation systems

  • Spectral Clustering

  • Reversible Watermarking

  • Machine Learning

Other Activities Back to Top

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Last Updated: February 04, 2013
Locations of visitors to this page