Research

Research Interests

Journal Publications

  1. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Efficient Least Squares Fusion of MRI and CT Images Using a Phase Congruency Model," Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 173-180, 2008.
  2. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Practical Perceptually Adaptive Color Texture Map Compression for 3D Video Games," Journal of Game Development, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 5-23, 2007.
  3. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Perceptually-Adaptive Image Super-Resolution Using Statistical Methods," WSEAS Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 3, pp. 44-49, January 2007.

Conference Publications

  1. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Deblocking of block-transform compressed images usign phase-adaptive shifted thresholding," to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM `08), Berkeley, California, December 2008.
  2. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Robust edge detection based on non-local contribution of local frequency characteristics," to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM `08), Berkeley, California, December 2008.
  3. John Tsakok, William Bishop, and Andrew Kennings, "kd-tree traversal techniques," in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing (RT `08), pp. 190-190, Los Angeles, California, August 2008.
  4. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Efficient and robust approach to simultaneous non-rigid registration and gamma estimation in the frequency domain," in Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV `08), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 2008.
  5. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Robust Hough-based symbol recognition using knowledge-based hierarchical neural networks," in Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV `08), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 2008.
  6. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Decompressing perceptually adaptive normal map compression (PANMC) images in hardware," in Proceedings of the 2008 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineeering (CCECE `08), pp. 659-663, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2008.
  7. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Perceptually-adaptive color enhancement of still images for individuals with dichromacy," in Proceedings of the 2008 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineeering (CCECE `08), pp. 2027-2030, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2008.
  8. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Robust invariant descriptor for symbol-based image recognition and retrieval," in Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC `07), pp. 637-644, Irvine, California, September 2007.
  9. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Adaptive large scale artifact reduction in edge-based image super-resolution," in Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (SIP `07), pp. 225-229, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2007.
  10. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Backwards compatible, multi-level regions-of-interest (ROI) image encryption architecture with biometric authentication," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP `07), pp. 324-329, Barcelona, Spain, July 2007.
  11. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Simultaneous gamma correction and registration in the frequency domain," in Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV `07), pp. 145-151, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2007.
  12. Adam Neale, Jason Shirtliff, Cutberto Santillan Rios, and William Bishop, "Online computer simulation tools for dipole antenna radiation patterns," in Proceedings of the 114th Annual American Society for Engineering Education Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2007.
  13. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Indirect knowledge based approach to non-rigid multi-modal registration of medical images," in Proceedings of the 2007 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineeering (CCECE `07), pp. 1175-1178, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 2007.
  14. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Practical perceptually adaptive approach to video logo placement in TV Broadcasts," in Proceedings of the 2007 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineeering (CCECE `07), pp. 796-799, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 2007.
  15. Martin Hansen, Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "A hardware implementation of real-time video deblocking using shifted thresholding," in Proceedings of the 2007 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineeering (CCECE `07), pp. 28-31, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 2007.
  16. Suzanne Rigler, William Bishop and Andrew Kennings, "FPGA-based lossless data compression using Huffman and LZ77 algorithms," in Proceedings of the 2007 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineeering (CCECE `07), pp. 1235-1238, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 2007.
  17. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Intelligent multi-level regions-of-interest (ROI) document image encryption using an online learning model," in Proceedings of the Fourth IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Applications (SPPRA `07), Innsbruck, Austria, February 2007.
  18. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Adaptive perceptual degradation based on video usage," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM `06), pp. 541-548, San Diego, California, December 2006.
  19. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Practical content-adaptive subsampling for image and video compression," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM `06), pp. 667-673, San Diego, California, December 2006.
  20. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Adaptive normal map compression for 3D video games," in Proceedings of FuturePlay 2006: The International Academic Conference on the Future of Game Design and Technology, London, Ontario, Canada, October 2006.
  21. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Efficient deblocking of block-transform compressed images and video using shifted thresholding," in Proceedings of the Eighth IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (SIP `06), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2006.
  22. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "An efficient, parallel multi-key encryption of compressed video streams," in Proceedings of the Eighth IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (SIP `06), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2006.
  23. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "A flexible content based approach to adaptive image compression," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME `06), pp. 713-716, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2006.
  24. Alexander Wong, William Bishop and Jeff Orchard, "Efficient multi-modal least-squares alignment of medical images using quasi-orientation maps," in Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV `06), pp. 74-80, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2006.
  25. William Bishop and George Freeman, "The use of C# as a first programming language," in Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS `06), pp. 97-103, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2006.
  26. Alexander Wong and William Bishop, "Expert knowledge based automatic regions-of-interest (ROI) selection in scanned documents for digital image encryption," in Proceedings of the 3rd Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV `06), pp. 51-51, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, June 2006.
  27. Derek Nowrouzezahrai, Brian Decker, and William Bishop, "High-performance double-precision cosine generation," in Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Computer Design (CDES `06), pp. 42-48, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2005.
  28. Asad Munshi, Andrew Clinton, Alexander Wong, Sherman Braganza, William Bishop, and Michael McCool, "A parameterizable SIMD stream processor," in Proceedings of the 2005 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE `05), pp. 806-811, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 2005.
  29. Austin Hung, William Bishop, and Andrew Kennings, "Symmetric multiprocessing on programmable chips made easy," in Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test Europe (DATE `05), vol 1., pp. 240-245, Munich, Germany, March 2005.
  30. David Grant, William Bishop, and Wayne Loucks, "A flexible processor for research prototyping," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA `04), pp. 314-314, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2004.
  31. Austin Hung, William Bishop, and Andrew Kennings, "Enabling cache coherency for n-way symmetric multiprocessor systems on programmable chips," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA `04), pp. 312-312, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2004.
  32. William Bishop, David Grant, and Wayne Loucks, "Configurable computing with an ARC-PCI board," in Proceedings of the 2004 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE `04), vol. 2, pp. 987-992, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2004.
  33. William D. Bishop, Mattias G. Hembruch, and Christopher Trudeau, "Simulating colliding particles in Java using Parsimony," in Proceedings of the 1999 Canadian Converence on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE `99), vol. 1, pp. 255-260, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 1999.
  34. William D. Bishop and Wayne M. Loucks, "A heterogeneous environment for hardware / software cosimulation," in Proceedings of the 30th Annual Simulation Symposium (SS `97), pp. 14-22, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1997.
  35. William D. Bishop, "1-dimensional placement using a heuristic linear programming technique," in Proceedings of the Fifth SIAM Conference on Optimization (SIOPT `96), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, May 1996.
  36. William D. Bishop and Mattias G. Hembruch, "A transputer based simulation of colliding pucks," in Proceedings of the 1995 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE `95), vol. 2, pp. 920-924, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 1995.