Publications

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Publication List of Philip Birch

Book Chapters

  1. Spatial Light Modulators, Philip Birch, R Young, C Chatwin Book Chapter “Optical
    and Digital Image Processing” Ed. G. Cristobal, Wiley. 28 pages (2011),

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

50. Automatic Plant Pest Detection and Recognition using K-means Clustering Algorithm
and Correspondence Filters, Fina Faithpraise,Philip Birch, Rupert Young, J. Obu,
Bassey Faithpraise, Chris Chatwin International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology
and Research (2013), 4 (2) pp 1052 -1062
49. Intensity Invariant Complex Encoded Colour Correlation, Philip Birch Applied Optics
(2012), 51 (26) pp 6307 -6314
48. Illumination invariant stationary object detection, Waqas Hassan, Philip Birch,
Bhargav Mitra, Nagachetan Bangalore, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin IET Computer
Vision 7 (1) (2013), pp 1 -8 Invited Paper
47. Real-Time Occlusion Tolerant Detection of Illegally Parked Vehicles,, Waqas
Hussan,Philip Birch, Rupert Young, and Chris Chatwin International Journal of
Control, Automation and Systems (2012), 10 (5) pp 1 -10 ISSN:1598-6446,
eISSN:2005-4092

46. An adaptive Sample Count Particle Filter, Waqas Hussan, Nagachetan

Bangalore,Philip Birch, Rupert Young, and Chris Chatwin Journal of Computer
Vision and Image Understanding (2012), 116 pp 1208 -1222 DOI
10.1016/j.cviu.2012.09.001
45. Depth from structured defocus that is independent of the object refectivity function,
Philip Birch, Alastair Buchanan, Rupert Young, and Chris Chatwin Optics Letters
(2011), 36 (12) pp 2194 -2196
44. Efficient denoising of images using a nonaggressive median filtering scheme, Mitra,
B., Philip Birch, Young, R., Chatwin, C. Optical Engineering (2010), 49 (11)
17004
43. Approximate models to determine the bandpass and frequency response of the
dierence of Gaussian lter, Philip Birch, Nagachetan M Bangalore, Chris Chatwin,
Bhargav Mitra, Saad Rehman, Rupert Young Optical Communications (2010), 283
(24) pp 4942 -4948
42. Assessment of an Optical DWDM Network as the Tanzanian ICT Backbone
Infrastructure , Pazi, S., Chatwin, C., Young, R., Philip Birch, Wang, W. International
Journal of African Studies (2010), (3) pp 4 -15
41. Cost-eectively ICT backbone for Tanzania, Pazi, S., Chatwin, C., Young, R., Philip
Birch, Wang, W. European Journal of Scientic Research (2010), 39 (2) pp 217
-233
40. Tracking Moving Objects Using Bandpass Filter Enhanced Localisation and Automated
Initialisation of Active Contours, Nagachetan M Bangalore, Philip Birch, Rupert
Young, Chris Chatwin International Journal on Graphics, Vision and Image Processing
(2010), 10 (4) pp 1 -8
39. Change of illumination tolerant scene surveillance using a multi-stage edge detector,
Bhargav Mitra, Nagachetan Bangalore, Waqas Hassan, Philip Birch, Rupert Young,
Chris Chatwin Asian Journal of Physics (2010),
38. Performance of Tanzanian Optical DWDM System, S. Pazi, C. Chatwin, R. Young,
Philip Birch, W. Wang European Journal of Scientic Research (2009), 36 (4) pp
606 -626

37. Acoustic Analysis of Dipthongs in Sindhi, A. Keerio, M. Z. Pataoli, B. K. Mitra, C.
Chatwin, R. Young, Philip Birch Grassroots (2009),
36. Photon, Electron, Phonon Interaction in Metals, Chris Chatwin, Adil Alwan, Philip
Birch, Wei Wang Asian Journal of Physics (2009),
35. De-blurring, de-noising and restoring colour images through enhanced Retinex image
processing, David Nolent, Khurram Hameed, Atta Badii, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin
and Philip Birch Asian Journal of Physics (2009),
34. Optimization of a DWDM Optical Fibre ICT System, S.M.Pazi, C.R.Chatwin,
R.C.Young, Philip Birch, and W. Wang Asian Journal of Physics (2009),
33. The Eect of Resonator Design Parameters on the Minimum Output Pulse Width of
a Passively Q-switched Laser, M. Lu, C. R. Chatwin, Philip Birch, R. C. D. Young,
W. Wang Asian Journal of Physics (2009),
32. Pulse Width Performance of a CW Pumped Passively Q-switched Laser Taking
Account of the Q-switch Recovery Time, M. Lu, C. R. Chatwin, Philip Birch, R. C.
D. Young, W. Wang Asian Journal of Physics (2009), 18 (1) pp 131 -142
31. Performance of Tanzanian Optical DWDM System, S.M.Pazi, C.R.Chatwin,
R.C.Young, Philip Birch, W. Wang European Journal of Scientic Research (2009),
36 (4) pp 606 -626
30. On Preprocessing of Speech Signals, Ayaz Keerio, Bhargav Kumar Mitra, Philip
Birch, Rupert Young, and Chris Chatwin International Journal of Signal Processing
(2009), 5 (3) pp 216 -222
29. An FPGA Based Generic Framework for High Speed Sum of Absolute Dierence
Implementation, Saad Rehman, Rupert Young, Philip Birch, Chris Chatwin European
Journal of Scientic Research (2009), 33 (1) pp 6 -29
28. Fully Scale and In-Plane Invariant Synthetic Discriminant Function Bandpass Dierence
of Gaussian Composite Filter for Object Recognition and Detection in Still Images,
Saad Rehman, Rupert Young, Philip Birch, Chris Chatwin, Ioannis Kypraios Journal
of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology (2009), 5 (2) pp 232 -241

27. Numerical Simulation of a CW pumped Cr:YAG passively Q-switched Yb:YAG Laser’s
Pulse Energy, M. Lu, C. R. Chatwin, R. C. D. Young, Philip Birch Optics and
Lasers in Engineering (2009), 47 pp 617 -621
26. A Comparative Study between Correlation and Non-Correlation Based Technique for
Object Detection and Recognition in Still Images, Saad Rehman, Philip Birch, Rupert
Young, Chris Chatwin Journal of Computer and information Sciences (2008), 2 (1)
ISSN: 1995-5391
25. On Preprocessing of Speech Signals, Ayaz Keerio, Bhargav Kumar Mitra, Philip
Birch, Rupert Young, and Chris Chatwin Proceedings of the World Academy of
Science, Engineering and Technology (2008), 47 pp 317 -323
24. Design of a Verilog cross-compiler for image recognition using a Sum of Absolute
Dierences Processor, Saad Rehman, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin
Journal of Computer and information Sciences (2008), 2 (2) ISSN: 1995-5391
23. Performance assessment of the Modied-Hybrid Optical Neural Network lter, I.
Kypraios, P. W. Lei, Philip Birch, R. C. D. Young and C. R. Chatwin Applied Optics
(2008), 47 (18) pp 3378 -3389
22. Synthesis and reconstruction of computer generated holograms by a double pass
technique on a twisted nematic-based liquid crystal spatial light modulator, Sasidhar
Chavali, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin Optics and Lasers in Engineering
(2006), 45 (3) pp 413 -418
21. Automated vehicle occupancy monitoring, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Frederic
Claret-Tournier, Chris Chatwin Optical Engineering (2004), 43 (8) pp 1828 -1832
20. Object recognition within cluttered scenes employing a hybrid optical neural network
lter, Ioannis I Kypraios, Rupert Young, Philip Birch, Chris Chatwin Optical
Engineering (2004), 43 (8) pp 1839 -1850
19. High accuracy surface position sensor based on a two-lens system, Philip Birch,
Gongde Li, Frederic Claret-Tournier, Rupert Young, David Budgett, Chris Chatwin
Optics and Lasers in Engineering (2004), 41 (6) pp 919 -926
18. Optical design of a miniature Fourier transform lens system for a hybrid digital-optical
correlator, Philip Birch, Gongde Li, Frederic Claret-Tournier, Rupert Young, David
Budgett, Chris Chatwin Optical Engineering (2002), 41 (7) pp 1640 -1654

17. Computer generated complex lter for an all optical and a digital optical hybrid
correlator, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Frdric Claret-Tournier, David Budgett, Chris
Chatwin Optical Engineering (2002), 41 (1) pp 105 -111
16. The Optical and Electronic Design of a Hybrid Digital/Optical Correlator System,
Philip Birch, Frederic Claret-Tournier, David Budgett, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin
Optical Engineering (2002), 41 (1) pp 1650 -1654 Invited Paper
15. An investigation of the non-linear properties of correlation lter synthesis and neural
network design, Ioannis Kypraios, Rupert Young, Philip Birch, Chris Chatwin Asian
Journal of Physics (2002), 11 (3) pp 313 -344
14. Dynamic complex wave-front modulation with an analog spatial light modulator,
Philip Birch, Rupert Young, David Budgett, Chris Chatwin Optics Letters (2001),
26 (12) pp 920 -922
13. Experimental Implementation of a Wiener Filter in a Hybrid Digital/Optical
Correlator, Philip Birch, Sovira Tan, Rupert Young, Triantallos Koukoulas, Frederic
Claret-Tournier, David Budgett, Chris Chatwin Optics Letters (2001), 26 (8) pp
494 -496
12. A novel high-accuracy microsterolithography method employing an adaptive
electro-optic mask, M. Farsari, F. Claret-Tournier, S. Huang, C. R. Chatwin, D.
M . Budgett, Philip Birch, R. C. D. Young, J. D. Richardson Journal of Materials
Processing Technology (2000), 107 pp 167 -172
11. Two pixel computer generated hologram using a zero twist nematic liquid crystal spatial
light modulator, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, David Budgett, Chris Chatwin Optics
Letters (2000), 25 (14) pp 1013 -1015
10. Fully Complex Optical Modulation using an Analogue Ferroelectric Spatial Light
Modulator, Philip Birch, R.C.D. Young, D.M. Budgett, C.R. Chatwin Optics
Communications (2000), 175 pp 347 -352
9. A Comparison of the Iterative Fourier Transform Method and Evolutionary Algorithms
for the Design of Diractive Optical Elements, Philip Birch, R.C.D. Young, M. Farsari,
C.R. Chatwin, D. M. Budgett Optics and Laser in Engineering (2000), 33 (6) pp
439 -448

8. Micro-Fabrication using a Spatial Light Modulator in the UV: Experimental Results,
M. Farsari, S. P. Huang, Philip Birch, F. Claret-Tournier, R. C. D. Young, D. Bradeld,
C. R. Chatwin Optics Letters (1999), 24 (8) pp 549 -550
7. Characterisation of Epoxy Resins for Microstereolithographic Rapid Prototyping, C.
R. Chatwin, M. Farsari, S. Huang, M .I. Heywood, R. C. D. Young, Philip Birch, F.
Claret-Tournier, J. D. Richardson Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. (1999), 15 pp 281
-268
6. Micro-Fabrication Employing High-Resolution Imaging Stereolithography, C.R.
Chatwin, M. Farsari, F. Claret-Tournier, S.-P. Huang, Philip Birch, R.C.D. Young,
D.M. Budgett, J.D. Richardson Lasers in Manufacturing (1999), 15 pp 31 -33
5. Real Time Digital-Optical Correlator Systems Design, D. M. Budgett, M.I. Heywood,
R.C.D. Young, C.R. Chatwin, S. Huang, Philip Birch, M. Farsari, C. D. Bradeld
Microprocessors and Microsystems (1999), 23 pp 501 -511
4. UV Microsterolithography System Employing Spatial Light Modulator Technology,
Chris Chatwin, Maria Farsari, Shipping Huang, Malcom Heywood, Philip Birch, Rupert
Young, John Richardson Applied Optics (1998), 37 (32) pp 7514 -7522
3. Real-time optical aberration correction with a ferroelectric liquid-crystal spatial light
modulator, Philip Birch, James Gourlay, Gordon D. Love, Alan Purvis Applied Optics
(1998), 37 (11) pp 2164 -2169
2. A real-time closed loop liquid crystal adaptive optics system: rst results, James
Gourlay, Gordon D. Love, Philip Birch, Ray M. Sharples, Alan Purvis Optics
Communications (1997), 137 pp 17 -21
1. Binary adaptive optics: atmospheric wave-front correction with a half-wave phase
shifter, Gordon Love, Nigel Andrews, Philip Birch, David Buscher, Peter Doel, Colin
Dunlop, John Major, Richard Myers, Alan Purvis, Ray Sharples, Andrew Vick, Andrew
Zadrozny, Sergio R. Restaino, Andreas Glindemann Applied Optics (1995), 34 (27)
pp 6058 -6066

Patents

  1. Imaging with Depth Information, J Wilson, M Reed, J. Mitchell, Philip Birch
    International patent WO 2008/001099 (2008),
  2. Control device, J Wilson, M Reed, Philip Birch, B Van Well United Kingdom Patent
    GB2442398A (2008),

Conference Papers

71. Human detection using OT-MACH lter in cluttered FLIR imagery, hmad Alkandri,
Akber Gardezi, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin IEEE SoutheastCon April
4th-7th, 2013, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida (2013),
70. Dening properties of speech spectrogram images to allow eective pre-processing prior
to pattern recognition, M Al-Darkazali, Rupert C. D. Young, Chris R. Chatwin,Philip
Birch SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Baltimore, USA (April 2013),
69. Coherent optical implementations of the fast Fourier transform and their comparison
to the optical implementation of the quantum Fourier transform, Rupert C. D. Young,
Philip Birch and Chris R. Chatwin SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Baltimore,
USA (April 2013),
68. High Speed Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy of Optical Sections by Light
Sheet Illumination, L. A. Moore, T. M. Conneely, X. Li, R. G. Phillips, J. S. Lapington,
Philip Birch Frontiers in Bioimaging, Royal Microscopy Society London (July 2013),
67. High Speed Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy of Optical Sections by Light
Sheet Illumination, L. A. Moore, T. M. Conneely, X. Li, R. G. Phillips, J. S. Lapington,
P. M. Birch Frontiers in Bioimaging, Royal Microscopy Society London (July 2013),

66. An improved background segmentation method for ghost removals, Waqas Hussan,
Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin Video Surveillance and Transportation
Imaging Applications (VSTIA) Conference San Francisco, California, United States
(Feb 2013),
65. United space alliance for neospace exploration, Tany Sharma, Philip Birch Chris
Chatwin, Dr Rupert Young Global Space Exploration Conference 2012 (GLEX 2012)
Washington D.C, USA 2012
64. Optimised Frequency domain lters for Clinical Cancer Imaging, Prof Chris Chatwin,
Dr Rupert Young, Philip Birch, KCL, St Thomas’ Hospital , London, Tuesday 11th
Sept 2012
63. Improving OT-MACH lter performance for target recognition applications with the
use of a Rayleigh distribution lter, Ahmad Alkandri, Nagachetan Bangalore, Akber
Gardezi,Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin Proceedings of SPIE, Opitcal
Pattern Recognition XXIII, Vol 8398 2012 USA
62. Stationary Trac Monitor, Philip Birch, Waqas Hassan, Nagachetan Bangalore,
Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin 4th International Conference on Imaging for Crime
Detection and Prevention (ICDP-2011) 2011 London, UK
61. Automatic parameter adjustment of dierence of Gaussian (DoG) lter to improve
OT-MACH lter performance for target recognition applications, Ahmad Alkandri,
Akber Gardezi, Nagachetan Bangalore, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, and Chris Chatwin
Proc. SPIE 8185 2011 Prague, Czech Republic
60. Detection and Tracking Using Adaptive Correlation, Chatwin, C. ,Philip Birch.,
Young, R Invited Seminar Sept 20011 University of North Carolina Charlotte
59. Application of speed enhanced spatial domain correlation lters for real-time security
monitoring, Akber Gardezi, Nagachetan Bangalore, Ahmad Al-Kandri, Philip Birch,
Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin SPIE Defence and Security Prague 2011 Prague
58. Object Tracking in a Multi Camera Environment, Waqas Hassan , Nagachetan
Bangalore, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin IEEE International Conference
on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA 2011) 2011 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

57. Door surveillance using edge-map based Harris corner detector and active contour
orientation, Bangalore, N., Hassan, W., Mitra, B., Philip Birch, Young, R., Chatwin,
C. SPIE, 8056, 8056608 2011 Florida, USA
56. Enhancement of the speed of space variant correlation lter implementations by using
low pass ltering for kernel placement and application to real time security monitoring
, A Gardezi, A Al-Kandri, Philip Birch, Young, R., Chatwin, C. Proceedings of SPIE
8055, art. no. 805509J 2011 Florida, USA
55. Robust human intrusion detection technique using hue-saturation histograms,
Hassan, W., Mitra, B., Bangalore, N., Philip Birch, Young, R., Chatwin, C.
Proceedings of SPIE 8055, art. no. 80550J 2011
54. Parameter optimization of the optimal trade-o maximum average correlation height
lter (OT-MACH) for FLIR imaging in high clutter environments, Gardezi, A.,
Al-Kandri, A., Philip Birch, Young, R., Chatwin, C. Proceedings of SPIE 8055, art.
no. 805509 2011
53. Tracking illegally parked vehicles using correlation of multi-scale dierence of Gaussian
ltered patches, Mitra, B., Hassan, W., Bangalore, N., Philip Birch, Young, R.,
Chatwin, C. Proceedings of SPIE 8055, art. no. 805503 2011
52. A Global Space Policy That Would Revive Space Exploration, T. Sharma, Philip
Birch, R. Young, C. Chatwin 5th Recent Advances in Space Technology Conference
2011 Istanbul, Turkey: IEEE ISBN 978-1-4244-9617-4
51. An international policy for sustainable space exploration, T. Sharma, Philip Birch, R.
Young, C. Chatwin 4th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology 2011
Shanghai, China
50. International collaboration – a cornerstone for future space exploration, T. Sharma,
Philip Birch, R. Young, C. Chatwin 4th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space
Technology 2011 Shanghai, China
49. Smart Cameras?, Philip Birch, R. Young, C. Chatwin Sponsored by: IET 2011
Falmer, University of Sussex Invited Paper
48. Future Smart Cameras, Philip Birch, R. Young, C. Chatwin Public Talk, Sponsored
by W& DARC 2011 Lancing, Sussex Invited Paper

47. Lab-on-a-Chip – Some Fabrication Technologies, C.R.Chatwin, W. Wang, Philip
Birch, R.Young Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series 2010 University of Sussex
46. Imaging Technologies for Industry, Philip Birch, R Young, C Chatwin Knowledge
Transfer Seminar Series (KTSS), for GE Intelligent Platforms 2010 University of
Sussex
45. Optical Correlation, Philip Birch, R Young, C Chatwin Cross Group Colloquia 2010
University of Surrey Invited Paper
44. A space variant Maximum Average Correlation Height (MACH) lter for object
recognition in real time thermal images for security applications, Gardezi, A., Alkandri,
A., Philip Birch, Young, R., Chatwin, C. Proceedings of SPIE 7838, art. no. 78380N
2010
43. An implementation and performance evaluation of a space variant OT-MACH lter for
a security detection application using FLIR sensor, Gardezi, A., Alkandri, A., Philip
Birch., Qureshi, T., Young, R., Chatwin, C. Proceedings – Applied Imagery Pattern
Recognition Workshop , art. no. 5759687 2010
42. Robust Human Intrusion Detection using Cross-Bin Dissimilarity Measures, Waqas
Hassan, Bhargav Mitra, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin MiFor 2010
41. Global Security Systems, Chris Chatwin, Rupert Young, Philip Birch, Wei Wang
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGN, IT and D-2010 Free International
University of Moldova, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova 29 – 30 January 2010 Best
Paper Award
40. Image processing methods for event detection from video surveillance sequences,
Hassan Waqas, Mitra Bhargav, Bangalore Nagachetan,Philip Birch, Young Rupert,
Chatwin Christopher ITSN-2010 Free International University of Moldova, Chisinau,
Republic of Moldova Feb 2010 Best Paper Award in Signal and Image Processing
Session Invited Paper
39. Volume holographic MACH correlator , Philip Birch, A. Gardezi, R. Young, C.
Chatwin SPIE Defence Security and Sensing 2010 Orlando, USA Invited Paper
38. Implementation of maximum average correlation height (MACH) lter in spatial
domain for object recognition from clutter backgrounds, A. Gardezi, Philip Birch,

Kypraios, I, R. Young, C. Chatwin SPIE Defence Security and Sensing, 7696, art no
76961L 2010 Orlando, USA
37. Illumination Invariant Method to Identify and Track Abandoned Objects in Public
Places, W. Hassan, B. K. Mitra, Philip Birch, R. Young, C. Chatwin SPIE Defence
Security and Sensing 2010 Orlando, USA
36. A Two-Stage Approach to Detect Abandoned Baggage in Public Places, B. K. Mitra,
W. Hassan, Philip Birch, A. Gardezi, R. Young, C. Chatwin SPIE Defence Security
and Sensing 2010 Orlando, USA
35. Door Motion Surveillance using Edge-map based Harris Corner Detector, Nagachetan
Bangalore, Bhargav Mitra, Waqas Hassan, Philip Birch, Rupert Young and Chris
Chatwin SPIE 2010 France
34. A Robust Two-Tier Process to Detect and Track Illegally Parked Vehicles, Waqas
Hassan, Bhargav Mitra, Nagachetan Bangalore, Philip Birch, Rupert Young and Chris
Chatwin SPIE 2010 France
33. The next generation of video surveillance and control rooms, C.R. Chatwin,
N. Barrington, R.C.D. Young, Philip Birch, W. Hassan, B. Mitra, N. Bangalore
Modernising Policing, improvement through innovation, 10 Dec 2009 Public Service
Events, supported by the Home Oce and HTK, Barbican Conference Centre, London,
UK
32. Global Panopticon, C.R. Chatwin, R.C.D. Young, Philip Birch, W. Hassan, B. Mitra,
N. Bangalore, I. Kypraios Sponsored by: IET, IMarEST, IMechE Invited Paper 2009
The Hawth-Spotlight, Crawley, Sussex, UK
31. Advanced MagLev Propulsion System and its Economic Impact, T. Sharma, C.
Chatwin, R. Young, B. Mitra, Philip Birch 5th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint
Propulsion Conference 2009 Denver, USA
30. Using Support Vector Machines to Classify and Diagnose Dierent Stages of Breast
Cancer Based on the In Vitro EIT Data, H Lu, W Wang, Philip Birch, R C D Young
and C Chatwin 10th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical
Impedance Tomography (EIT 2009) 2009 Manchester
29. Principle Component Analysis (PCA) of Electrical Impedance Tissue Measurements
in Abnormal Mouse Pancreatic Tissue , H Lu, W Wang, G Qiao, Philip Birch, R C

D Young, C R Chatwin 10th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of
Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT 2009) 2009 Manchester
28. Low Cost Propulsion Systems for the Developing World, T. Sharma, C.Chatwin, R.
Young, Philip Birch 4th Recent Advances in Space Technologies Conference, 2009
Istanbul, Turkey
27. Logarithmic r- ` mapping for hybrid optical neural network lter for multiple objects
recognition within cluttered scenes, I. Kypraios, R. C. D. Young, C. R. Chatwin, Philip
Birch Proceedings SPIE Defense & Security, Optical Pattern Recognition XX, Vol.
2009 Orlando, USA
26. An Optical WDM Network Concept for Tanzania, S. Pazi, C. Chatwin, R. Young,
and Philip Birch WASET – ICECSD 2009 : “International Conference on Electronics,
Circuits and Systems Design” 2009 Paris, France
25. An Optical Space Domain Volume Holographic Correlator, Philip Birch, A. Gardezi,
B. Mitra, R. Young. C. Chatwin Proceedings SPIE Optical Pattern Recognition XX
2009 Orlando, USA Invited Paper
24. Alternative Space Vehicle Launch Systems, T. Sharma, C. Chatwin, C. Long, R.
Young,Philip Birch Co-chaired by NASA JPL, U.S Air Force Space and Missile Systems
Centre. Sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA),
Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, United Space Alliance, California Space Authority.
Presented and published as part of the AIAA SPACE 2008 Conference & Exposition
Sept, 2008 San Diego, California ISBN-13: 978-1-56347-946-5 Paper Number:
AIAA-2008-7659
23. Image watermarking extraction using Fourier domain Wiener lter, Philip Birch, M.
Pavlidis, A. Panwar, O. Nnamadim, I. Kypraios, B. K. Mitra, R. C. D. Young, and C.
R. Chatwin Proceedings SPIE Optical Pattern Recognition XIX 6977 2008 Orlando,
USA
22. On a method to eliminate moving shadows in video sequences, B. K. Mitra,
Philip Birch, I. Kypraios, R. C. D. Young, C. R. Chatwin SPIE Europe/Photonics
Europe-Optical and Digital Image Processing 7000 2008
21. Fully invariant complex Logarithmic r-q map for the Hybrid Optical Neural Network
lter for object recognition within cluttered scenes, I. Kypraios, R. C. D. Young,
Philip Birch, C. R. Chatwin 50th International Symposium ELMAR Sept, 2008 Zadar,
Croatia

20. Performance analysis of a modied moving shadow elimination method developed for
indoor scene activity tracking, B. K. Mitra, M. K. Fiaz, I. Kypraios, Philip Birch, R.
C. D. Young, C. R. Chatwin SPIE Europe Sept, 2008 Cardi, Wales
19. On Preprocessing of Speech Signals, Ayaz Keerio, Bhargav Kumar Mitra, Philip
Birch Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin WCSET July, 2008 Paris, France
18. Analysis of a WDM system for Tanzania, S.M.Pazi, C.R.Chatwin, R.C.Young, and
Philip Birch 6th international conference for ICT infrastructure in the developing world
November, 2008 Malawi, Africa
17. An Optical WDM network Concept for Tanzania, S.M.Pazi, C.R.Chatwin, R.C.Young,
and Philip Birch WASET international conference 24-26 Sept, 2008 Heidelberg,
Germany
16. A Mobile Compatible Human Identication and Tracking System Employing an
Iris Biometric, Lu H, Claret-Tournier F, Philip Birch, Young R, Chatwin C The
International Workshop on Information Technologies and Security Oct 2007 Moldova
Invited Paper
15. Segmentation of moving objects from cluttered background scenes using a running
average model, SG. Christogiannopoulos, Philip Birch, R. C. D. Young, C. R. Chatwin
Proc. SPIE, Information Technologies, Editors: A. Andriesh, V. Perju May 2004
Chisinau, Moldova Invited Paper
14. Computer Generated Holographic Micro-Stereo Lithography, Sumanta Talukdar,
Philip Birch, Frederic Claret-Tournier, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin Spatial Light
Modulators: Technology and Applications 8th May 2003 The Institute of Physics,
London, UK.
13. A non-linear training set superposition lter derived by neural network training methods
for implementation in a shift invariant optical correlator, Ioannis Kypraios, Rupert
Young, Philip Birch, Chris Chatwin Proc SPIE, Aerosense, Vol. 5106 April 2003
Florida, USA
12. An incoherent correlator system for satellite orientation control, A. Kouris, R. Young,
C. Chatwin, Philip Birch Proc SPIE Vol 4734 pp 58-64 Optical Pattern Recognition
XII 2002

11. Brand Security (BRANDSEC), C.R. Chatwin, R.C.D. Young, F. Claret-Tournier, D.
M. Budgett, Philip Birch Management of Information, Fraud, Security, Privacy. DTI
Workshop April 2001 Leicester University, UK
10. Fully complex lter implementation in all-optical and hybrid digital/optical correlators,
Philip Birch, Rupert Young, Frederic Claret-Tournier, Triantallos Koukoulas, Sovira
Tan, David Budgett, Chris Chatwin Proc SPIE Vol 4387 p 16-26 Optical Pattern
Recognition XII March 2001
9. Analogue ferroelectric liquid crystal spatial light modulator lter design for hybrid
correlator, Philip Birch, F Claret-Tournier, D Budgett, R Young, C Chatwin, T
Koukoulas, G Li, S Huang Optics – the Enabling Technology, Photonex 2000 18th-19th
October 2000 NAC Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, UK
8. Complex Modulation Techniques for Computer Generated Holography and Correlation
Filter Design, Philip Birch, Rupert Young, David Budgett, Chris Chatwin Applied
Optics and Opto-Electronics Conference 17th-21st September 2000 Loughborough,
UK
7. PCI-BUS Plug-in Hybrid Digital/Optical Information Processor, Philip Birch, Frdric
Claret-Tournier, David Budgett, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin, Triantilos Koukoulas,
Gongde Li and Shiping Huang Photonics 2000 4-5th July 2000 Manchester, UK
6. Hardware Implementation Details of a Hybrid Digital/Optical Correlator System,
R.C.D. Young, F. Claret-Tournier, Gongde Li, Philip Birch, T. Koukoulas, D. M.
Budgett, C.R. Chatwin SPIE Aerospace/Defence Sensing and Control Symposium,
Optical Pattern Recognition XI, SPIE April 2000 Orlando, Florida, USA Invited
Paper
5. Optical Correlator with Fully Complex Liquid Crystal Filter, Philip Birch, Rupert C. D.
Young, David M. Budgett, Triantallos Koukoulas, Gongde Li, Frederic Claret-Tournier,
Chris R. Chatwin Optics in Computing 18-23 June, 2000 Quebec City, Canada
4. Evolutionary Algorithms for an Adaptive Optics System, Philip Birch, M. Farsari,
R.C.D. Young, C.R. Chatwin Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on
Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine, pp 328-333, ISBN 981-02-4115-1
12th-16th July 1999 Durham University, UK
3. Micro-Fabrication of High Aspect Ratio 3-D Micro-Components, M. Farsari, S.-P.
Huang, Philip Birch, F. Claret-Tournier, R.C.D. Young, D.M. Budgett, C.R. Chatwin

15th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, Advances in Manufacturing
Technology XIII,ISBN 1 86058 227 3, pp. 21-25 6th-8th September, 1999 University
of Bath, UK
2. A Novel Rapid Prototyping System for Micro-Engineering Applications, Maria Farsari,
Shiping Huang, Philip Birch, Frederic Claret-Tournier, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin
Proceeding of the 15th Conference On Computer Aided Production Engineering, pp
266-270 1999 University of Durham, UK
1. Real time adaptive optics correction with a ferroelectric liquid crystal spatial light
modulator and Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor, Philip Birch, James Gourlay,
Nathan P. Doble, Alan Purvis Proc. SPIE. 3126 pp185-190 1997 San Diego, USA

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