Publications | Center for Energy & Geo Processing

Publications | Center for Energy & Geo Processing

Journal Publications

[2017]

18. Z. Long, Y. Alaudah, M. A. Qureshi, Y. Hu, Z. Wang, M. Alfarraj, G. AlRegib, A. Amin, M. Deriche, and S. Al-Dharrab, “A comparative study of texture attributes for characterizing subsurface structures in migrated seismic volumes,” Submitted to Interpretation, 2017.

17. Amin, M. Deriche, M. A. Shafiq, Z. Wang, and G. AlRegib, “Automated salt dome detection using an attribute ranking framework with a dictionary-based classifier,” accepted in Interpretation, 2017.

16. N. Iqbal, A. Al-Shuhail, S. I. Kaka, E. Liu, A. Govinda Raj, J. H. McClellan, “Iterative interferometry-based method for picking microseismic events”, accepted by Journal of Applied Geophysics. [PDF]

15. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. H. McClellan, “A multi-channel approach for automatic microseismic event localization using RANSAC-based arrival time event clustering (RATEC),” submitted to Geophysical Prospecting.

14. N. Iqbal, A. Zerguine, S. Kaka, and A. Al-Shuhail, “Automated SVD filtering of time-frequency distribution for enhancing the SNR of microseismic/microquake events.” Journal of Geophysics and Engineering 13.6 (2016): 964.

13. H. Al-Marzouqi and G. AlRegib, “Curvelet Transform with Learning-based Tiling,”  Elsevier Signal Processing: Image Communication Journal, Volume 53, April 2017, Pages 24-39.

12. M. Shafiq, T. Alshawi, Z. Long, and G. AlRegib, “The role of visual saliency in the automation of seismic interpretation,” Geophysical Prospecting, July, 2017.

11. M. A. Shafiq, Z. Wang, G. AlRegib, A. Amin, and M. Deriche, “A texture-based interpretation workflow with application to delineating salt domes,” Interpretation 5, (3), SJ1-SJ19, 2017.

10. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. McClellan (2017). ”Sparse-promoting full-waveform inversion based on online orthonormal dictionary learning.” GEOPHYSICS, 82(2), R87-R107. [pdf][link]

 

[2016]

9. E. Liu, L. Zhu, A. Govinda Raj, J. H. McClellan, A. Al-Shuhail, S. I. Kaka, and N. Iqbal “Microseismic events enhancement and detection in sensor arrays using autocorrelation based filtering”, accepted by Geophysical Prospecting. [pdf]

8. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. H. McClellan, “Joint Seismic Data Denoising and Interpolation with Double-Sparsity Dictionary Learning”, accepted to Journal of Geophysics and Engineering. [pdf]

7. X. Tian, E. Liu, A. Abdi, and F. Fekri,  Seismic Signal Compression Through Time Shift and Entropy Constrained Dictionary Learning, submitted to Signal Processing

6. E. Liu, N. Iqbal, J. H. McClellan, and A. Al-Shuhail, “Sparse blind deconvolution of seismic data via spectral projected-gradient”, submitted to Geophysics.  November 2016.  [pdf]

5. Z. Wang and G. AlRegib, “Interactive Fault Extraction in 3D Seismic Data Using the Hough Transform and Tracking Vectors”, accepted by IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, 2016

[2015]

4. Asjad, Amin, and Deriche Mohamed. “A new approach for salt dome detection using a 3D multidirectional edge detector.” Applied Geophysics 12.3 (2015): 334-342.

3. Z. Wang, T. Hegazy, Z. Long, and G. AlRegib, “Noise-robust Detection and Tracking of Salt Domes in Post-migrated Volumes Using Texture, Tensors, and Subspace Learning,” Geophysics, November 2015, v. 80,  p. WD101-WD116. [BibTex]

2. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. McClellan (2015). ”Seismic data denoising through multiscale and sparsity-promoting dictionary learning.” Geophysics, 80(6), WD45-WD57 . [BibTex]

[2014]

1. E. Liu, E. K. P. Chong, and L. L. Scharf, “Greedy adaptive linear compression in signal-plus-noise models,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 2269-2280, 2014. [pdf]

 

Conference Publications

[2017]

67. M. A. Shafiq, Z. Long, H. Di, G. AlRegib, M. Deriche, “Fault Detection Using Attention Models Based on Visual Saliency,” submitted to IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 15-20 April, 2018.

66. M. A. Shafiq and M. Prabhushankar and Z. Long and H. Di and G. AlRegib, “Attention Models Based on Sparse Autoencoders for Seismic Interpretation”, submitted to American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), May 2018.

65. X. Tian, A. Abdi, E. Liu, and F. Fekri, “Memory-assisted seismic signal compression based on dictionary learning and sparse coding”, IEEE GlobalSIP, 2017

64. L. Zhu, E. Liu, J. McClellan, Y. Zhao, W. Li, Z. Li, and Z. Peng, “Estimation of passive microseismic event location using random sampling-based curve fitting,” 87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017. [link]

63. H. Di and G. AlRegib, “A new method for dip estimation based on seismic waveform curvature/flexure analysis,” 87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017.

62. H. Di, M. A. Shafiq, and G. AlRegib, “Seismic fault detection based on multi-attribute support vector machine analysis,” 87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017.

61. H. Di, M. Alfarraj, and G. AlRegib, “3D curvature analysis of seismic waveform and its interpretational implications,” 87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017.

60. M. Alfarraj, H. Di, and G. AlRegib, “Multiscale Fusion for Seismic Geometric Attribute Enhancement,”  87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017. [pdf]

59. Y. Alaudah and G. AlRegib, “A weakly-supervised approach to seismic structure labeling,” 87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017.[pdf]

58. Y. Alaudah and G. AlRegib, “A directional coherence attribute for seismic interpretation,” 87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017.[pdf]

57. M. A. Shafiq, Y. Alaudah, H. Di, and G. AlRegib, “Salt dome detection within migrated seismic volumes using phase congruency,”  87th Annual SEG Meeting Extended Abstracts, Houston, Texas, 2017.

56. M. A. Shafiq, Z. Long, T. Alshawi, and G. AlRegib, “Saliency detection for seismic applications using multi-dimensional spectral projections and directional comparisons,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Beijing, China, Sep. 17-20, 2017.

55. A. Abdi and F. Fekri, “Mixture Source Identification in non-Stationary Data Streams with Applications in Compression,” The 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). The Internet of Signals, March 5-9, 2017, New Orleans, USA.

54. A. Abdi, A. Payani, and F. Fekri, “Learning Dictionary for Efficient Signal Compression,” The 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). The Internet of Signals, March 5-9, 2017, New Orleans, USA.

53. E. Liu, A. Payani, and F. Fekri, “Seismic Data Compression Using Online Double-Sparse Dictionary Learning Schemes,” Data Compression Conference, 2017, Snowbird UT, Apr., 2017.

52. N. Iqbal, E. Liu, J.H. McClellan, A. Al-Shuhail, S.I. Kaka, and A. Zerguine, “Enhancement of Microseismic Events using Tensor Decomposition and Time-frequency Representation”,  79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15, June, 2017.

51. L. Zhu, E. Liu, J. H. McClellan, Z. Peng, and Z. Li, “Classification of arrival-time picks for microseismic event localization”, 79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15, June, 2017.

50. H. Di, M. A. Shafiq and G. AlRegib, “Multi-attribute k-means cluster analysis for salt boundary detection,” 79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15 June, 2017.

49. H. Di and G. AlRegib, “Seismic multi-attribute classification for salt boundary detection: A comparison,” 79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15 June, 2017.

48. M. Alfarraj , H Di, and G. AlRegib, “Multiscale Fusion for Improved Instantaneous Attribute Analysis,” 79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15 June, 2017.

47. Y. Alaudah, H. Di, and G. AlRegib, “Weakly Supervised Seismic Structure Labeling via Orthogonal Non-Negative Matrix Factorization”, 79th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Paris, France, June 12-15, 2017.

46. M. A. Shafiq, H. Di, and G. AlRegib, “A texture-based approach for automated detection of listric faults,” 79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15 June, 2017

45. M. A. Shafiq, Y. Alaudah, and G. AlRegib, “Salt dome delineation using edge- and texture-based attributes,” 79th EAGE conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15 June, 2017

44. H. Di and G. AlRegib, “Volumetric Fault Imaging based on Seismic Geometry Analysis”, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), 2-5 April 2017.

43. M. A. Shafiq, H. Di, Y. Alaudah, and G. AlRegib, “Interpreter-Assisted Interactive Delineation of Salt Domes using Phase Congruency and Gradient of Texture Attributes,” American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), 2-5 April, 2017.

42. L. Zhu, E. Liu, J. H. McClellan, Near-field event localization by {RANSAC}-based curve fitting of arrival time estimates, Submitted to ICASSP 2017.

41. M. A. Shafiq, Y. Alaudah, G. AlRegib, and M. Deriche, “Phase Congruency for Image understanding with applications in Computational Seismic Interpretation,” The 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). The Internet of Signals, March 5-9, 2017, New Orleans, USA.

[2016]

40. M. Kousa, A. Muqaibel, D. Williams, M. Alkhodary, and Q. Mayyala, “Developing Electrical Engineering Course in an Active Cooperative Learning (ACL) Platform”, 19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL2016), Belfast, UK.

39. Alfarraj, M., Y. Alaudah, and G. AlRegib. “Content-adaptive non-parametric texture similarity measure.” Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2016 IEEE 18th International Workshop on. IEEE, 2016. [link]

38. A. Lawal, S. Al-Dharrab, M. Deriche, M. Shafiq, and G. AlRegib, “Fault detection using seismic attributes and visual saliency,” 86th SEG Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, USA, Oct. 16-21, 2016.

37. A. Payani, A. Abdi and F. Fekri, “Near Optimal Representative Subset Selection from Short Sequences Generated by a Stationary Source,”, submitted to  IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, 2016

36. A. Abdi and F. Fekri, “Mixture Source Identification in Non-Stationary Data Streams with Applications in Compression,” , submitted to IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, 2016.

35. Xin Tian, Entao Liu, Afshin Abdi, Song Li, Fekri Faramarz, “Seismic Data Compression by Dictionary Learning and Sparse Representation,”   The 17th IEEE International workshop on Signal Processing advances in Wireless Communications(SPAWC), 2016.(Submitted)

34. Y. Alaudah and G. AlRegib, “Weakly-Supervised Labeling of Seismic Volumes Using Reference Exemplars,” IEEE Intl. Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Sep. 25-28, 2016.

33. Amin, Asjad, and Mohamed Deriche. ” New attributes for salt dome detection in 3D seismic data using higher order SVD.” submitted to IEEE Intl. Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Sep. 25-28, 2016.

32. Y. Alaudah and G. AlRegib, “A Generalized Tensor-Based Coherence Attribute,” 78th EAGE Annual Conference & ExhibitionVienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

31. M. Shafiq, Y. Alaudah, and G. AlRegib, “A hybrid approach for salt dome delineation within migrated seismic volumes,” 78th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

30. M. Shafiq and G. AlRegib, “A noise robust approach for delineating subsurface structures within migrated seismic volumes,”  78th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

29. M. Shafiq and G. AlRegib, “Perceptual and non-perceptual dissimilarity measures for salt dome delineation,” 78th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

28. M. Shafiq and G. AlRegib, “Interpreter-assisted tracking of subsurface structures within migrated seismic volumes using active contour,” 78th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

27. Y. Alaudah, M. Shafiq, and G. AlRegib, “A Hybrid Spatio-Frequency Approach for Delineating Subsurface Structures in Seismic Volumes,” SIAM conference on Imaging Science, New Mexico, USA, May 23-26, 2016.

26. M. Shafiq, T. Alshawi, Z. Long, and G. AlRegib, “The role of visual saliency in seismic interpretation with an application to salt dome delineation,”  SIAM conference on Imaging Science, New Mexico, USA, May 23-26, 2016.

25. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. H. McClellan, “”An Automatic Arrival Time Picking Method based on RANSAC Curve Fitting,” 78th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

24. E. Liu, L. Zhu, and J. H. McClellan, A. Al-Shuhail, S. I. Kaka, “Microseismic Events Enhancement in Sensor Arrays Using Autocorrelation Based Filtering,” 78th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June 2, 2016.

23. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. H. McClellan, “Fast Online Orthonormal Dictionary Learning for Efficient Full Waveform Inversion,” to be presented at IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, Mar. 20-25, 2016.

22. M. Shafiq, T. Alshawi, Z. Long, and G. AlRegib, “SalSi: A New Seismic Attribute For Salt Dome Detection,” IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, Mar. 20-25, 2016.

21. Z. Wang, Z. Long, and G. AlRegib, “Tensor-based Subspace Learning for Tracking Salt-dome Boundaries Constrained by Seismic Attributes,” to be presented at IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, Mar. 20-25, 2016.

[2015]

20. L. Zhu, E. Liu, and J. H. McClellan, “Full waveform microseismic inversion using differential evolution algorithm,” to be presented at IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Orlando, Florida, Dec. 14-16, 2015.

19. M. Shafiq, Z. Wang, and G. AlRegib, “Seismic interpretation of migrated data Using edge-based geodesic active contours,”  IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Orlando, Florida, Dec. 14-16, 2015.

18. T. Hegazy, Z. Wang, and G. AlRegib, “The role of perceptual texture dissimilarity in automating seismic data interpretation,” submitted to IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Orlando, Florida, Dec. 14-16, 2015.

17. A. Amin, M. Deriche, T. Hegazy, Z. Wang, and Ghassan AlRegib, “A novel approach for salt dome detection using a dictionary-based classifier,” Expanded Abstracts of the SEG 85th Annual Meeting, pp. 1816-1820, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct. 18-23, 2015. [pdf]

16. Z. Long, Y. Alaudah, M. Qureshi, M. Farraj, Z. Wang, A. Amin, M. Deriche, and G. AlRegib, “Characterization of migrated seismic volumes using texture attributes: a comparative study,” Expanded Abstracts of the SEG 85th Annual Meeting, pp. 1744-1748, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct. 18-23, 2015. [pdf]

15. M. Shafiq, Z. Wang, A. Amin, T. Hegazy, M. Deriche, and G. AlRegib, “Detection of salt-dome boundary surfaces in migrated seismic volumes using gradient of textures,” Expanded Abstracts of the SEG 85th Annual Meeting, pp. 1811-1815, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct. 18-23, 2015. [pdf]

14. Y. Alaudah and G. AlRegib, “A Curvelet-Based Distance Measure for Seismic Images,” IEEE ICIP 2015, Québec City, Canada, Sept. 27-30, 2015.

13. Amin, Asjad, and Mohamed Deriche. “A hybrid approach for salt dome detection in 2D and 3D seismic data.” IEEE ICIP 2015, Québec City, Canada, Sept. 27-30, 2015.

12. Z. Wang, Z. Long, and G. AlRegib, “Tensor-based subspace learning for tracking salt-dome boundaries,” IEEE ICIP 2015, Québec City, Canada, Sept. 27-30, 2015.

11. Z. Long, Z. Wang, and G. AlRegib, “SeiSIM: structural similarity evaluation for seismic data retrieval,” Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Communications, Signal Processing, and their Applications (ICCSPA), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Feb. 17-19, 2015. [pdf]

[2014]

10. H. Al-Marzouqi and G. AlRegib, “Texture similarity using periodically extended and adaptive curvelets,” Proc. IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), pp. 1119-1123, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec. 3-5, 2014. [pdf]

9. Z. Wang, D. Temel and G. AlRegib, “Fault detection using color blending and color transformations,” Proc. IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), pp. 1171-1175, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec. 3-5, 2014. [pdf]

8. H. Al-Marzouqi and G. AlRegib, “Similarity index for seismic data sets using adaptive curvelets,” in Expanded Abstracts of the SEG 84th Annual Meeting, pp. 1470-1474, Denver, Colorado, Oct. 26-31, 2014. [pdf]

7. T. Hegazy and G. AlRegib, “Texture attributes for detecting salt bodies in seismic data,” in Expanded Abstracts of the SEG 84th Annual Meeting, pp. 1455-1459, Denver, Colorado, Oct. 26-31, 2014. [pdf]

6. Z. Wang and G. AlRegib, “Automatic fault surface detection using 3D Hough transform,” in Expanded Abstracts of the SEG 84th Annual Meeting, pp. 1439-1444, Denver, Colorado, Oct. 26-31, 2014. [pdf]

5. Z. Wang, Z. Long, G. AlRegib, A. Asjad, and M. A. Deriche, “Automatic fault tracking across seismic volumes via tracking vectors,” Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP) , pp. 5851-5855, Paris, France, Oct. 27-30, 2014.[pdf]

4. Z. Wang and G. AlRegib, “Fault detection in seismic datasets using Hough transform,” Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2372-2376, Florence, Italy, May 2014. [pdf]

[2013]

3. H. Al Marzouqi and G. AlRegib, “Using the coefficient of variation to improve the sparsity of seismic data,” Proc. 1st IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, pp. 630-630, Austin, TX, December 2013. [pdf]

2. H. Al Marzouqi and G. AlRegib, “Searching for the Optimal Curvelet Tiling,” Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 1626-1630, Vancouver, Canada, May 2013. [pdf]

[2012]

1. H. Al Marzouqi, G. AlRegib, “Curvelet transform with adaptive tiling,” Proc. IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, vol. 8259, pp. 825950F1-6, Burlingame, CA, January 2012. [pdf]