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Date and Location:

The 6th CeGP workshop will take place on 20-21 March 2017 at Georgia Tech’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia.

The location of the workshop is:

Centergy One, Room# 1010

75 5th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

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An updated PDF version of the workshop agenda is available here.

Monday, March 20, 2017



10:00 – 10:15

Opening remarks

Speakers: Dr. Ghassan AlRegib and Dr. Ali Al-Shaikhi


10:15 – 10:40

Multichannel Approach for Automatic Microseismic Event Localization Using RANSAC-Based Arrival Time Event Clustering

Speaker: Dr. James McClellan


10:45 – 11:10

Detection And Denoising of Microseismic Events Using Rank Reduction Techniques

Speaker: Dr. Naveed Iqbal


11:15 – 11:40

An Efficient Numerical Scheme for Seismic Multi-Channel Blind Deconvolution

Speaker: Dr. Entao Liu


01:15 – 01:40

Learning Subsurface Structures for Computational Seismic Interpretation
Speaker: Dr. Ghassan AlRegib


01:45 – 02:10

Exploring Pattern Tracking and Dictionary Learning Approaches for Robust Salt Dome Delineation in 2D and 3D Seismic Surveys

Speaker: Dr. Mohamed Deriche


02:15 – 02:40

Comparative Study of Texture Attributes for Characterizing Subsurface Structures in Migrated Seismic Volume

Speaker: Dr. Zhiling Long


02:45 – 03:10

Machine Learning-Based Seismic Interpretation: From Pixel to Image

Speaker: Dr. Haibin Di


03:15- 04:15

Poster session**

Room# 5234



Tuesday, March 21, 2017



10:00 – 10:25

In-Field Compression for Seismic Data Acquisition

Speaker: Dr. Faramarz Fekri


10:30 – 10:55

Advanced Methods for Seismic Data Compression

Speaker: Dr. Mohamed Mohandes


11:00- 11:25

Model-Based Seismic Data Compression

Speaker: Dr. Bo Liu


11:30 – 12:25

Wireless Seismic Data Acquisition

Speakers: Dr. Suhail Al-Dharrab and Dr. Gordon Stuber


01:45 – 02:10

Progress in GREU (Global Undergraduate Research Experience) Project

Speaker: Dr. Samir AlGhadban


02:15 – 02:40

Smart Solar Home Project

Speaker: Dr. Mohammad Al-Muhaini


02:45 – 03:10

Drive System Design and Control for Solar Energy System

Speaker: Dr. Mohammad Abido



List of Posters:

A PDF version of the list of posters can be found here.


1. Weakly Supervised Seismic Structure Labeling via Orthogonal Non-Negative Matrix Factorization

Yazeed Alaudah, Haibin Di, and Ghassan AlRegib


2. Content-Adaptive Non-Parametric Texture Similarity Measure

Motaz Alfarraj, Yazeed Alaudah, and Ghassan AlRegib


3. Multiscale Fusion for Improved Instantaneous Attribute Analysis

Motaz Alfarraj, Haibin Di, and Ghassan AlRegib


4. Phase Congruency for Image Understanding with Applications in Computational Seismic Interpretation

Muhammad Amir Shafiq, Yazeed Alaudah, Ghassan AlRegib, and Mohamed Deriche


5. Detection/Denoising of Microseisms Using Tensor Decomposition

Naveed Iqbal, Abdullatif A. Al-Shuhail, and SanLinn I. Kaka


6. Tensor-Based Subspace Learning and its Application to Salt-Dome Tracking

Zhen Wang and Ghassan AlRegib


7. Classification of Arrival-Time Picks for Microseismics Under Severe Background Noise

Lijun Zhu, Entao Liu, and James H. McClellan


8. Automatic Microseismic Event Detection Using CFAR Processing in Time-Frequency Domain

Anupama Govinda Raj, Naveed Iqbal, James H McClellan, and Abdullatif Al-Shuhail


9. Seismic Signal Compression for Randomly Layered Media

Hamood Khan and Salam A. Zummo


10. Quantization for Seismic Signal Compression

Hamood Khan and Salam A. Zummo


11. Smart Seismic Data Acquisition

Suhail Al-Dharrab, Wessam Mesbah, Ali Muqaibel, Gordon Stuber, and Ghassan AlRegib


12. Seismic Data Compression Using Online Double-Sparse Dictionary Learning Schemes

Entao Liu, Ali Payani, and Faramarz Fekri


13. Memory-Assisted Compression of Seismic Data at Large Alphabet Sizes

Ali Payani, Afshin Abdi and Faramarz Fekri


14. Near Optimal Representative Subset Selection from Short Sequences Generated by a
Stationary Source

Ali Payani, Afshin Abdi, and Faramarz Fekri


15. Model Based Seismic Signal Compression

Hilal H. Nuha, Bo Liu, Mohamed Mohandes, and Mohamed Deriche


16. Learning Dictionary for Efficient Signal Compression

Afshin Abdi, Ali Payani, and Faramarz Fekri


17. Global Undergraduate Research Experience (GRUE)

Ali Muqiabel, Samir Al-Ghadhban, and Ghassan AlRegib