Biography

Adham Atyabi received his BSc in Computer-Engineering from Azad University of Mashhad-Iran in 2002. His BSc thesis title was
Imitating human speech. He received his MSc by research from the faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology at Multimedia University of Malaysia in 2009. His MSc thesis title was "Navigating agents in uncertain environment using
Particle Swarm Optimization”. He recently received his PhD from Flinders University of South Australia.

His PhD thesis title was Evolutionary Optimization of Brain Computer Interfaces: Doing More with Less. In the course of his PhD
he was PhD Student representative of Flinders at ACS & University Relation Manager of YIT-SA. He was also a member of MAGICIAN team in Magic2010 Competition. He is acting as a Research Assistant on GAMMA PROGRAMME at Salford University in United Kingdom. His research interests include Swarm and Cognitive Robotics, Brain Computer Interfacing, Knowledge Transfer, Machine Learning, and Evolutionary Optimization.

Qualifications

PhD: Doctor of Philosophy from Flinders University of South Australia, 2009-2013
M.Sc: Master of IT (by research) from Multimedia University of Malaysia (MMU), 2007-2009
B.Sc: Bachelor of Computer Engineering (Software) from Azad university of Mashad- Iran, 1997-2003

Human Communication Science Network (HCSNet) SummerFest 2009, University of New South Wales, Sydney
3-day SPM workshop,supported by the ARC Network in Human Communication Science (HCSNet), University of Queensland, Brisban, 2009

Honours, awards and grants

  1. Chris Marlin Postgraduate Student Publication Prize in Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics (Flinders University of South Australia, Australia, April 2014).
  2. Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence (Flinders University of South Australia, Australia, April 2014).
  3. Academic Excellence Award (Postgraduate) (organized by Education Adelaide, 2013., Australia, October 2013).
  4. Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS) (Flinders University of South Australia, Australia, July 2009).
  5. PhD Student representative of Flinders at Australian Computer Society (ACS) 2010-2011.
  6. University Relation Manager of Young IT SA 2011.
  7. Member of Magician team (one of the top 5 teams in Magic2010 competition) in Flinders University, 2009-2010.

Research expertise

  • Artificial intelligence and image processing
  • Cognitive science
  • Neurosciences
  • Other information and computing sciences

Research interests

  • EEG based Brain Computer Interface (BCI)
  • Machine Learning
  • Swarm and Cognitive Robotics
  • Autonomous Mission Planning and Management
  • Evolutionary Optimization

Publications

  • Atyabi, A. and Nefti-Meziani, S. (2014). Applications of Computational Intelligence to Robotics and Autonomous Systems. In Plamen Angelov, ed. HANDBOOK ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE. United Kingdom: World Scientific, pp. 1-41.
  • Anderson, T.A.F., Chen, Z., Wen, Y., Milne, M., Atyabi, A., Treharne, K., et al. (2012). Thinking Head MulSeMedia: A Storytelling Environment for Embodied Language Learning. In George Ghinea, Frederic Andres and Stephen Gulliver, ed. Multiple Sensorial Media Advances and Applications: New Developments in MulSeMedia. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, pp. 182-203.
    [10.4018/978-1-60960-821-7.ch009]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). The use of Evolutionary Algorithm-based methods in EEG based BCI systems. In G Fornarelli & L Mescia, ed. Swarm Intelligence for Electric and Electronic Engineering. Hershey, USA: IGI Global, pp. 326-344.
    [10.4018/978-1-4666-2666-9.ch016]
  • Atyabi, A. and Samadzadegan, S. (2011). Particle Swarm Optimization: A Survey. In Louis P. Walters, ed. Applications of Swarm Intelligence. Hauppauge, USA: Nova Publishers, pp. 167-178.
  • Atyabi, A., Anderson, T.A.F., Treharne, K. and Powers, D.M. (2011). Magician Simulator. In Eleventh International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2010) Singapore: IEEE. Eleventh International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2010) Dec 2010.
  • Atyabi, A. and Powers, D. (2013). Cooperative Area Extension of PSO Transfer Learning vs. Uncertainty in a simulated Swarm Robotics. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Setubal, Portugal: ICINCO. ICINCO 2013. Reykjavik, Iceland. Jul 2013, pp. 177-184.
    [10.5220/0004456901770184]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Dimension Reduction in EEG Data using Particle Swarm Optimization. In A Abbass, D Essam & R Sarker, ed. Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. New York, USA: IEEE. IEEE CEC 2012. Brisbane, QLD. Jul 2012.
    [10.1109/CEC.2012.6256487]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Evolutionary feature selection and electrode reduction for EEG classification. In A Abbass, D Essam & R Sarker, ed. Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. New York, USA: IEEE. IEEE CEC 2012. Brisbane, QLD. Jul 2012.
    [10.1109/CEC.2012.6256130]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). The Impact of PSO based Dimension Reduction on EEG classification. In FM Zanzotto, S Tsumoto, N Taatgen & Y Yao, ed. Brain Informatics International Conference Proceedings. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. Brain Informatics 2012. Macau, China. Dec 2012, pp. 220-231.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-35139-6_21]
  • Atyabi, A., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Biasing the Overlapping and Non-Overlapping Sub-Windows of EEG recording. In A Abbass, D Essam & R Sarker, ed. Proceedings of the 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. New York, USA: IEEE. IJCNN2012. Brisbane, QLD. Jul 2012.
    [10.1109/IJCNN.2012.6252465]
  • Powers, D.M., Atyabi, A. and Anderson, T. (2012). MAGIC Robots - Resilient Communications: A Guaranteed Redundant Expansible Mesh Built on Unreliable Media. In Spring World Congress on Engineering and Technology: Proceedings. New York, USA: IEEE. SCET2012. Xi'an, China. May 2012.
    [10.1109/SCET.2012.6342003]
  • Atyabi, A., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Multiplication of EEG samples through Replicating, Biasing, and Overlapping. In FM Zanzotto, S Tsumoto, N Taatgen & Y Yao, ed. Brain Informatics International Conference Proceedings. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. Brain Informatics 2012. Macau, China. Dec 2012, pp. 209-219.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-35139-6_20]
  • Atyabi, A. and Powers, D.M. (2012). The impact of segmentation and replication on non-overlapping windows: An EEG study. In Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Information Science and Technology. Wuhan, China: IEEE. ICIST 2012. Wuhan, China. Mar 2012, pp. 668-674.
    [10.1109/ICIST.2012.6221730]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Adapting Subject-Independent Task-Specific EEG Feature Masks using PSO. In A Abbass, D Essam & R Sarker, ed. Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. New York, USA: IEEE. IEEE CEC 2012. Brisbane, QLD. Jul 2012.
    [10.1109/CEC.2012.6256488]
  • Powers, D.M. and Atyabi, A. (2012). The Problem of Cross-Validation: Averaging and Bias, Repetition and Significance. In Spring World Congress on Engineering and Technology: Proceedings. New York, USA: IEEE. SCET2012. Xi'an, USA. May 2012.
    [10.1109/SCET.2012.6342143]
  • Atyabi, A., Fitzgibbon, S.P. and Powers, D. (2011). Multiplying the Mileage of Your Dataset with Subwindowing. In Hu, Bin and Liu, Jiming and Chen, Lin and Zhong, Ning, ed. Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, Vol 6889. Springer. Brain Informatics 2011. Lanzhou, China. Sep 2011, pp. 173-184.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-23605-1_19] [Scopus]
  • Atyabi, A. and Powers, D.M. (2010). The Use of Area Extended Particle Swarm Optimization (AEPSO) in Swarm Robotics. In Eleventh International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2010) Singapore: IEEE. Eleventh International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2010) Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. Dec 2010.
    [10.1109/ICARCV.2010.5707854]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M. and Powers, D. (2013). PSO-based dimension reduction of EEG recordings: Implications for subject transfer in BCI. Neurocomputing, 119 pp. 319-331.
    [10.1016/j.neucom.2013.03.027]
  • Atyabi, A. and Powers, D. (2013). Review of classical and heuristic-based navigation and path planning approaches. International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology (IJACT) 5(14)
    [Web Link]
  • Atyabi, A., Anderson, T., Treharne, K., Leibbrandt, R.E. and Powers, D. (2013). Magician Simulator: From Simulation to Robot Teaming. Journal of Next Generation Information Technology (JNIT) 4(6) pp. 44-61.
    [Web Link]
  • Atyabi, A. and Powers, D. (2013). Cooperative Area Extension of PSO Transfer Learning vs. Uncertainty in a simulated Swarm Robotics. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Setubal, Portugal: ICINCO. ICINCO 2013. Reykjavik, Iceland. Jul 2013, pp. 177-184.
    [10.5220/0004456901770184]
  • Atyabi, A., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Multiplication of EEG samples through Replicating, Biasing, and Overlapping. In FM Zanzotto, S Tsumoto, N Taatgen & Y Yao, ed. Brain Informatics International Conference Proceedings. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. Brain Informatics 2012. Macau, China. Dec 2012, pp. 209-219.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-35139-6_20]
  • Atyabi, A., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). Biasing the Overlapping and Non-Overlapping Sub-Windows of EEG recording. In A Abbass, D Essam & R Sarker, ed. Proceedings of the 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. New York, USA: IEEE. IJCNN2012. Brisbane, QLD. Jul 2012.
    [10.1109/IJCNN.2012.6252465]
  • Atyabi, A., Anderson, T., Treharne, K., Leibbrandt, R.E. and Powers, D. (2013). Magician Simulator: From Simulation to Robot Teaming. Journal of Next Generation Information Technology (JNIT) 4(6) pp. 44-61.
    [Web Link]
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M. and Powers, D. (2013). PSO-based dimension reduction of EEG recordings: Implications for subject transfer in BCI. Neurocomputing, 119 pp. 319-331.
    [10.1016/j.neucom.2013.03.027]
  • Atyabi, A. and Powers, D. (2013). Review of classical and heuristic-based navigation and path planning approaches. International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology (IJACT) 5(14)
    [Web Link]
  • Atyabi, A. and Nefti-Meziani, S. (2014). Applications of Computational Intelligence to Robotics and Autonomous Systems. In Plamen Angelov, ed. HANDBOOK ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE. United Kingdom: World Scientific, pp. 1-41.
  • Atyabi, A., Luerssen, M., Fitzgibbon, S. and Powers, D. (2012). The use of Evolutionary Algorithm-based methods in EEG based BCI systems. In G Fornarelli & L Mescia, ed. Swarm Intelligence for Electric and Electronic Engineering. Hershey, USA: IGI Global, pp. 326-344.
    [10.4018/978-1-4666-2666-9.ch016]
  • Anderson, T.A.F., Chen, Z., Wen, Y., Milne, M., Atyabi, A., Treharne, K., et al. (2012). Thinking Head MulSeMedia: A Storytelling Environment for Embodied Language Learning. In George Ghinea, Frederic Andres and Stephen Gulliver, ed. Multiple Sensorial Media Advances and Applications: New Developments in MulSeMedia. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, pp. 182-203.
    [10.4018/978-1-60960-821-7.ch009]
  • Atyabi, A. and Samadzadegan, S. (2011). Particle Swarm Optimization: A Survey. In Louis P. Walters, ed. Applications of Swarm Intelligence. Hauppauge, USA: Nova Publishers, pp. 167-178.

Professional and community engagement

  • Member of the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Information Engineering (IJIE) (February 2014).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of The International Journal of ComputationalScience, Information Technology and Control Engineering (IJCSITCE).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of The Current Advances in Artificial Intelligence (CAAI).
  • Member of the Technical Committee of The 2015 International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Security (CNIS2015, Changsha, Hunan, China, January 10-11, 2015)
  • Member of Technical Committiee of the 4th International Conference on Multimedia Technology(ICMT 2015)(Sydney, Australia, January 2015).
  • Member of the Technical Committee of International Neural Network Society Winter Conference (INNS-WC'14) (Brunei , Brunei, December 2014).
  • Member of the Technical Committee of The International Conference on Smart Electronics and Communication (SEC2014) (Dalian, China, China, August 2014).
  • Member of the Technical Committee of NICA 2014 : Nature Inspired Computing and Its Applications (Johor, Malaysia, Malaysia, June 2014).
  • Member of the Technical Committee of The International Conference on Automatic Control Theory and Application (ACTA 2014) ( Bangkok, Thailand, June 2014).
  • Casual review for IEEE Journal of Signal Processing Letters.
  • Casual review for IEEE Transaction on Evolutionary Computation.
  • Casual review for Elsevier Journal of Applied Soft Computing.
  • Casual review for Scientific Research and Essays.
  • Review of Swarm Intelligence for Electric and Electronic Engineering book.
  • Project manager and supervisor of simulation team of Flinders robotic team (Magician) in Magic 2010 competition.
  • PhD student Representative of Flinders in Australian Computer Society (ACS) 2010-2012.
  • University Relation Manager of Young IT (YIT-ACS) in South Australia 2011.

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