Selected Publications

Journal Papers

  • M. Ibn Khedher, H. Jmila, M.A. El-Yacoubi, “Automatic processing of Historical Arabic Documents: A comprehensive Survey”, Pattern Recognition 100, 107144, 2020.
  • Abir Fathallah, Mohamed Ibn Khedher, Mounim A. El Yacoubi, Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara, “Triplet CNN-based Word Spotting of Historical Arabic Documents,” The Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems (SI: ICONIP2019), Volume 15, No. 2, pp. 44-51, 2019.
  • Sanaa Chafik, Mounim A El Yacoubi, Imane Daoudi, Hamid El Ouardi, “Unsupervised deep neuron-per-neuron hashing,” Applied Intelligence, pp. 1-15, 2019.
  • Huafeng Qin, Mounim El Yacoubi, “Finger-vein quality assessment based on deep features from grayscale and binary images,” International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 2019.
  • Huafeng Qin, Mounim A El Yacoubi, Jihai Lin, Bo Liu, “An iterative deep neural network for hand-vein verification,” IEEE Access, 2019.
  • Danya Bachir, Ghazaleh Khodabandelou, Vincent Gauthier, Mounim El Yacoubi, Jakob Puchinger, “Inferring dynamic origin-destination flows by transport mode using mobile phone data,” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 101, pp. 254-275, 2019.
  • Mounîm A El-Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, Christian Kahindo, Anne-Sophie Rigaud, and Victoria Cristancho-Lacroix, “From aging to early-stage Alzheimer’s: Uncovering handwriting multimodal behaviors by semi-supervised learning and sequential representation learning,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 86, pp. 112-133, 2/2019.
  • G Khodabandelou, V Gauthier, M Fiore, MA El Yacoubi, “Estimation of Static and Dynamic Urban Populations with Mobile Network Metadata,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2018.
  • C. Kahindo, M.A. El-Yacoubi, S. Garcia-Salicetti, V. Cristancho-Lacroix, A.S. Rigaud, “Characterizing Early Stage Alzheimer through Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Handwriting,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2018.
  • Christian Kahindo Senge Muvingi, Mounim El Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, Victoria Cristancho-Lacroix, Hélčne Kerhervé, Anne-Sophie Rigaud Monnet, “Semi-global parametization of online handwriting features for characterizing early-stage alzheimer and mild cognitive impairment,” IRBM, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 421-429, 2018.
  • Saeideh Mirzaei, Mounim El Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, Jerome Boudy, C Kahindo, V Cristancho-Lacroix, Hélène Kerhervé, A-S Rigaud, “Two-stage feature selection of voice parameters for early Alzheimer’s disease prediction,” IRBM, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 430-435, 2018.
  • Nicolas Granger, Mounîm El Yacoubi, “SeqTools: A python package for easy transformation, combination and evaluation of large datasets,” Journal of Open Source Software, Vol. 3, No. 30, pp. 1006, 2018.
  • Ghita Aboulem, Aboulem Ghita, Aouraghe Ibtissame, Ammour Alae, Khaissidi Ghizlane, Mrabti Mostafa, Mounim A El-Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, Belahsen Mohamed Faouzi, “Étude de l’écriture manuscrite sur tablette graphique pour l’aide au diagnostic précoce des maladies neurodégénératives. Premiers résultats chez des patients parkinsoniens,” Revue Neurologique 174, S33, 2018.
  • H. Qin and M. A. El Yacoubi, “Deep Representation for Finger-vein Image Quality Assessment,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, TCSVT, 2018.
  • H. Qin and M. A. El Yacoubi, “Deep Representation based feature extraction and recovering for Finger-vein verification,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, TIFS, 2017.
  • Mohamed Ibn Khedher, Mounim A. El Yacoubi and Bernadette Dorizzi, “Fusion of Appearance and Motion-based Sparse Representations for Multi-shot Person Re-identification,” Neurocomputing, 2017.
  • G. Marzinotto, J.C. Rosales., M.A. El-Yacoubi, S. Garcia-Salicetti, C. Kahindo, H. Kerhervé, V. Cristancho-Lacroix, A.S. Rigaud, “Age-Related Evolution Patterns in Online Handwriting, Journal of Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2016.
  • F Asgari, A Sultan, H Xiong, V Gauthier, MA El-Yacoubi, CT-Mapper: Mapping sparse multimodal cellular trajectories using a multilayer transportation network, Computer Communications, 2016.
  • Mouna Selmi ; Mounim El-Yacoubi ; Bernadette Dorizzi, “A two-layer discriminative model for Human Activity Recognition,” IET Computer Vision, March 2016.
  • Youssef Elfakir, Ghizlane Khaissidi, Mostafa Mrabti, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Driss Chenouni, Zakia Lakhliai, “Segmentation-free Word Spotting for Handwritten Arabic Documents,” International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence IJIMAI, Vol.4, no. 1, pp. 6-10, 2016.
  • Mounîm A. El-Yacoubi, Huilong He, Fabien Roualdes, Mouna Selmi, Mossaab Hariz, Franck Gillet, “Vision-based Recognition of Activities by a Humanoid Robot,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Oct. 2015.
  • Sanaa Chafik, Imane Daoudi, Mounim A. El Yacoubi, Hamid El Ouardi, “SC-LSH: An Efficient Indexing Method for Approximate Similarity Search in High Dimensional Space,” International Journal of Computer, Control, Quantum and Information Engineering, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol:8, No:8, pp. 1309-1315, 2014.
  • Mohamed Cheriet, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Hiromichi Fujisawa, Daniel P. Lopresti, Guy Lorette, “Handwriting recognition research: Twenty years of achievement… and beyond.” Pattern Recognition, 42(12): 3131-3135, 2009·      
  • M.A. El-Yacoubi, M. Gilloux and J-M Bertille, “A Statistical Approach for Phrase Location and Recognition within a Text Line : An Application to Street Name Recognition,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 172-188, Feb. 2002.
  • A. El-Yacoubi, M. Gilloux, R. Sabourin and C. Y. Suen, “An HMM Based Approach for Offline Unconstrained Handwritten Word Modeling and Recognition,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 21, No. 8, pp. 752-760, Aug. 1999.

Book Chapters

  • El-Yacoubi, “Hidden Markov Models for Text Recognition,” in Mohamed Cheriet, Nawwaf Karma, Cheng-Lin Liu, and Ching Y. Suen’s (eds.), Character Recognition Systems: A Guide for Students and Practitioners, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., October 2007.
  • El-Yacoubi, R. Sabourin, M. Gilloux, and C.Y. Suen, “Off-Line Handwritten Word Recognition Using Hidden Markov Models,” in L.C. Jain and B. Lazzerini (eds.), Knowledge-Based Intelligent Techniques in Character Recognition, pp. 191-229, CRC Press LLC, 1999.

Conference Papers

  • Jmila, M. Ibn Khedher, G. Blanc, M.A. El Yacoubi, “Siamese Network Based Feature Learning for Improved Intrusion Detection, “International Conference on Neural Information Processing, 377-389, 2019.
  • De Bois, M.A. El Yacoubi, M. Ammi, “Prediction-Coherent LSTM-Based Recurrent Neural Network for Safer Glucose Predictions in Diabetic People,” International Conference on Neural Information Processing, 510-521, 2019.
  • De Bois, M. Ammi, M.A. El Yacoubi, “Model Fusion to Enhance the Clinical Acceptability of Long-Term Glucose Predictions,” IEEE 19th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, 2019.
  • Danya Bachir, Ghazaleh Khodabandelou, Vincent Gauthier, Mounim El Yacoubi, Eric Vachon, “Combining Bayesian Inference and Clustering for Transport Mode Detection from Sparse and Noisy Geolocation Data,” Joint European Conference on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD), pp. 569-584, 2018.
  • Huafeng Qin, Mounim El-Yacoubi,” Finger-vein quality assessment by joint representation learning from grayscale and binary images,” ICPRAI: International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence,“ 2018.
  • Mounim A. El-Yacoubi Mohamed Ibn Khedher, Houda Jmila, “Fusion of Interest Point/Image based descriptors for efficient person reidentification,” International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2018.
  • Aouraghe Ibtissame, Ammour Alae, Aboulem Ghita, Khaissidi Ghizlane, Mrabti Mostafa, Belahsen Faouzi, Mounim A. El‐Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia‐Salicetti, « Analyse automatique de l’écriture manuscrite en ligne pour la détection précoce des pathologies neurodégénératives», Conférence Nouveaux Défis de l’Internet des Objets (NDIDO)‐ Technique, usage, éthique, Fes, Mai 2017.
  • Houda Jmila, Mohamed Ibn Khedher and Mounim A. El Yacoubi, “Estimating VNF Resource Requirements using Machine Learning Techniques,” Accepted at the 24th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), Guangzhou, China, 2017.
  • Nicolas Granger and Mounîm A. El Yacoubi, “Comparing Hybrid NN-HMM and RNN for temporal modeling in gesture recognition,” Accepted at the 24th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), Guangzhou, China, 2017.
  • Danya Bachir, Vincent Gauthier, Mounim El Yacoubi, Ghazaleh Khodabandelou, “From Mobile Network Activity to Daily Population Dynamics,” The Third International Workshop on Intelligent Public Transports – Toward the Next Generation of Urban Mobility, Yokohama, JAPAN, October 16 – 19, 2017.
  • Ahmed Gari, Ghizlane Khaissidi, Mostafa Mrabti, Driss Chenouni, Mounim El Yacoubi, “Skew detection and correction based on Hough transform and Harris corners,” International Conference on Wireless Technologies, Embedded and Intelligent Systems (WITS), Fez, Morocco, 2017
  • Sameh Neili, Sami Gazzah, Mounim A. El Yacoubi, and Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara, “Human Posture Recognition approach based on ConvNets and SVM classifier using RGBD data,” International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Signal & Image Processing (ATSIP 2017), Fez, MOROCCO, 2017.
  • G Khodabandelou, V Gauthier, MA EL Yacoubi, M Fiore, Population Estimation from Mobile Network Traffic Metadata, IEEE WoWMoM, 2016.
  • Mouna Selmi and Mounîm A. El-Yacoubi, “Multimodal Sequential Modeling and Recognition of Human Activities,” 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP) , Linz, Austria, 2016.
  • Gabriel Marzinotto, José C. Rosales, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, Christian Kahindo, Hélène Kerhervé, Victoria Cristancho-Lacroix, Anne-Sophie Rigaud, “Uncovering Major Age-Related Handwriting Changes by Unsupervised Learning, The Eighth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications, COGNITIVE 2016, March 20 – 24, 2016 – Rome, Italy.
  • Y. Elfakir, G. Khaissidi, M. Mrabti, M. A. El Yacoubi, Z. Lakhliai, and D. Chenouni, “Bag‐of‐descriptors of SIFT for Segmentation‐Free Word Spotting in Handwritten  Arabic Documents,” Second International Conference on Natural Sciences and Technology in Manuscript Analysis, Hamburg, 29 February – 2 March, 2016.
  • José Carlos Rosales, Gabriel Marzinotto, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, “Age Characterization from Online Handwriting,” 5th EAI International Symposium on Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health, MindCare, Milan, Italy, 2015.
  • Huafeng Qin and Mounîm A. El-Yacoubi, “Finger-vein quality assessment by representation learning from binary images,” 22nd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), Istanbul, Turkey, 2015.
  • Mohamed Ibn Khedher and Mounim A. El Yacoubi, “Local Sparse Representation based Interest Point Matching for Person Re-identification,” 22nd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), Istanbul, Turkey, 2015.
  • Gabriel Marzinotto, José Carlos Rosales, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti, “Age and Gender Characterization through a Two Layer Clustering of Online Handwriting,” Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Museo Diocesano, Catania, Italy, 2015.
  • Mohamed Ibn Khedher and Mounim A. El Yacoubi, “Two-Stage filtering scheme for Sparse Representation based Interest Point Matching for person re-identification,” Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Museo Diocesano, Catania, Italy, 2015.
  • Sanaa Chafik, Imane Daoudi, Mounim A. El Yacoubi, Hamid El Ouardi, “Cluster-Based Data Oriented Hashing,” IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (IEEE DSAA’2015), Paris, France, 2015.
  • M. Ibn Khedher, M.A. El Yacoubi, B. Dorizzi, “Multi-Shot Surf-Based Person Re-Identification via Sparse Representation,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS), Kraków, Poland, 2013.
  • Selmi, Mouna; El Yacoubi, Mounim; Dorizzi, Bernadette, “A Combined SVM/HCRF Model For Activity Recognition Based On STIPs Trajectories,” International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods , ICPRAM  2013, Barcelona,
  • Mohamed Ibn Khedher, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Bernadette Dorizzi, “Probabilistic matching pair selection for SURF-based person re-identification,” BIOSIG 2012, pp. 1-6.
  • Selmi, Mouna; El Yacoubi, Mounim; Dorizzi, Bernadette, “On the sensitivity of spatio-temporal interest points to person identity,” IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation (SSIAI), 2012, Publication Year: 2012 , pp.  69 – 72
  • Mohamed Ibn Khedher, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Bernadette Dorizzi, “Human Action Recognition using Continuous HMMs and HOG/HOF Silhouette Representation,” International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods , ICPRAM  2012, pp. 503-508
  • Rekik, N. Houmani, M. El-Yacoubi, s. Garcia-Salicetti, B. Dorizzi, “A Comparison of Feature Extraction Approaches for Offline Signature Verification,” Source: IEEE Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Multimedia Computing and systems (ICMCS’11), April 2011.
  • EL YACOUBI Mounim, SHAIEK Ayet, DORIZZI Bernadette, “HMM-based gait modeling and recognition under different walking scenarios,” ICMCS ’11 : IEEE 2nd International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, , 07-09 April 2011, pp. 1-5, ISBN 978-1-61284-730-6
  • Morita M., El Yacoubi A., Bortolozzi F., and Sabourin R., “Handwritten Month Word Recognition on Brazilian Bank Cheques,” Sixth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR’2001), Seattle (Washington, USA), 11-13 September 2001, pp. 972-976.
  • El-Yacoubi, A.   Justino, E.J.R.   Sabourin, R.   Bortolozzi, F. , “Off-line signature verification using HMMs and cross-validation,” Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE Signal Processing Society Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing, pp. 859-868,  vol.2, Dec. 2000.
  • Freitas C.O.A., El Yacoubi A., Bortolozzi F., and Sabourin R., “Isolated Word Recognition in Brazilian Bank Check Legal Amounts,” Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS 2000), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 10-13 December 2000, pp. 276-290.
  • Justino E. J. R., El Yacoubi A., Sabourin R., and Bortolozzi F., “An off-line Signature Verification System using HMM and Graphometric Features,” Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS 2000), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 10-13 December 2000, pp. 211-222.
  • Koerich A., Sabourin R, Suen C.Y., and El Yacoubi A., “A Syntax Directed Level Building Algorithm for Large Vocabulary Handwritten Word Recognition,” Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS 2000), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 10-13 December 2000, 12 p. 255-266.
  • Morita M., Lethelier E., El Yacoubi A., Bortolozzi F. and Sabourin R., “An HMM-based Approach for Date Recognition,” Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS 2000) Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 10-13 December 2000, pp. 233-244.
  • Olivo, F. G.; El Yacoubi A., “Segmentation of Handwritten Words into Graphemes and Ligatures,” Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, (DAS 2000) Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 10-13 December 2000, pp. 177;-184.
  • Grandidier, R. Sabourin, A. El Yacoubi, M. Gilloux, and C.Y. Suen, “Influence of Word Length on Handwriting Recognition,” In Fifth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR’99), pp. 777-780, Bangalore, India, September 1999.
  • El-Yacoubi, R. Sabourin, M. Gilloux, and C.Y. Suen, “Improved Model Architecture and Training Phase in an Offline HMM-based Word Recognition System,” Proc. 13th ICPR, Brisbane, Australia, pp 1521-1525, Aug.  1998.
  • EL-Yacoubi A.; Gilloux M. ; Sabourin R. ; Suen C. Y, “Objective evaluation of the discriminant power of features in an HMM-based word recognition system,” Lecture Notes In Computer Science; Vol. 1339, Proceedings of the First Brazilian Symposium on Advances in Document Image Analysis, pp. 60 – 73 , Curitiba, Brazil, Nov. 1997.
  • A. El Yacoubi, J.-M. Bertille, M. Gilloux, “Conjoined location and recognition of street names within a postal address delivery line,” ICDAR, pp. 1024-1027, Third International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR’95) – Volume 2, 1995.
  • El Yacoubi, J.M. Bertille, M. Gilloux, “Towards a more effective handwritten word recognition system”, Proc. of IWFHR-IV, Taiwan, December 1994, p. 378-385.
  • J.M. Bertille, A. El Yacoubi, “Reconnaissance globale de codes postaux cursifs utilisant des modèles de Markov cachés”, Proc. of JET POSTE 93, NANTES, juin 1993, p.129-138.