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Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
ACEVES-MARTINS, A., LÓPEZ-CRUZ, L., GARCÍA-BOTELLO, M., GUTIERREZ-GÓMEZ, Y.Y. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2022. Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition reviews [online], 80(3), pages 544-560. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuab041

Context: Prevalence of overweight and obesity has been rising in the past 3 decades among Mexican children and adolescents. Objective: To systematically review experimental studies evaluating interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and ado... Read More about Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis..

Class-decomposition and augmentation for imbalanced data sentiment analysis. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., JAYNE, C. and ELYAN, E. 2021. Class-decomposition and augmentation for imbalanced data sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of 2021 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2021), 18-22 July 2021, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article 9533603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN52387.2021.9533603

Significant progress has been made in the area of text classification and natural language processing. However, like many other datasets from across different domains, text-based datasets may suffer from class-imbalance. This problem leads to model's... Read More about Class-decomposition and augmentation for imbalanced data sentiment analysis..

Weighted ensemble of deep learning models based on comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization for medical image segmentation. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
DANG, T., NGUYEN, T.T., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., ELYAN, E. and MCCALL, J. 2021. Weighted ensemble of deep learning models based on comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization for medical image segmentation. In Proceeding of 2021 IEEE (Institute of electrical and electronics engineers) Congress on evolutionary computation (CEC 2021), 28 June - 1 July 2021, Kraków, Poland : [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 744-751. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC45853.2021.9504929

In recent years, deep learning has rapidly become a method of choice for segmentation of medical images. Deep neural architectures such as UNet and FPN have achieved high performances on many medical datasets. However, medical image analysis algorith... Read More about Weighted ensemble of deep learning models based on comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization for medical image segmentation..

Face detection with YOLO on edge. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
ALI-GOMBE, A., ELYAN, E., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ZWIEGELAAR, J. 2021. Face detection with YOLO on edge. In Iliadis, L., Macintyre, J., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 22nd Enginering applications of neural networks conference (EANN2021), 25-27 June 2021, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS), 3. Cham: Springer [online], pages 284-292. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80568-5_24

Significant progress has been achieved in objects detection applications such as Face Detection. This mainly due to the latest development in deep learning-based approaches and especially in the computer vision domain. However, deploying deep-learnin... Read More about Face detection with YOLO on edge..

Image pre-processing and segmentation for real-time subsea corrosion inspection. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
PIRIE, C. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. 2021. Image pre-processing and segmentation for real-time subsea corrosion inspection. In Iliadis, L., Macintyre, J., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 22nd Engineering applications of neural networks conference (EANN2021), 25-27 June 2021, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS), 3. Cham: Springer [online], pages 220-231. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80568-5_19

Inspection engineering is a highly important field in the Oil & Gas sector for analysing the health of offshore assets. Corrosion, a naturally occurring phenomenon, arises as a result of a chemical reaction between a metal and its environment, causin... Read More about Image pre-processing and segmentation for real-time subsea corrosion inspection..

Two layer ensemble of deep learning models for medical image segmentation. [Preprint] (2021)
Working Paper
DANG, T., NGUYEN, T.T., MCCALL, J., ELYAN, E. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2021. Two layer ensemble of deep learning models for medical image segmentation. arXiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2104.04809

In recent years, deep learning has rapidly become a method of choice for the segmentation of medical images. Deep Neural Network (DNN) architectures such as UNet have achieved state-of-the-art results on many medical datasets. To further improve the... Read More about Two layer ensemble of deep learning models for medical image segmentation. [Preprint].

Object detection, distributed cloud computing and parallelization techniques for autonomous driving systems. (2021)
Journal Article
MEDINA, E.C.G., ESPITIA, V.M.V., SILVA, D.C., DE LAS CUEVAS, S.F.R., HIRATA, M.P., CHEN, A.Z., GONZÁLEZ, J.A.G., BUSTAMANTE-BELLO, R. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2021. Object detection, distributed cloud computing and parallelization techniques for autonomous driving systems. Applied sciences [online], 11(7), article 2925. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/app11072925

Autonomous vehicles are increasingly becoming a necessary trend towards building the smart cities of the future. Numerous proposals have been presented in recent years to tackle particular aspects of the working pipeline towards creating a functional... Read More about Object detection, distributed cloud computing and parallelization techniques for autonomous driving systems..

An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. (2020)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. 2021. An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. Materials today: proceedings [online], 46(17): proceedings of 3rd International conference on materials, manufacturing and modelling 2021 (ICMMM 2021), 19-21 March 2021, [virtual conference], pages 7135-7142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.196

This paper proposes an Internet of Things (IoT) based 5-stage Industry 4.0 architecture to integrate the design and manufacturing systems in a Cyber Physical Environment (CPE). It considers the transfer of design and manufacturing systems data throug... Read More about An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems..

A pipeline framework for robot maze navigation using computer vision, path planning and communication protocols. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
RODRIGUEZ-TIRADO, A., MAGALLAN-RAMIREZ, D., MARTINEZ-AGUILAR, J.D., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., BALDERAS, D. and LOPEZ-CAUDANA, E. 2020. A pipeline framework for robot maze navigation using computer vision, path planning and communication protocols. In Proceedings of 13th Developments in eSystems engineering international conference 2020 (DeSe 2020), 13-17 December 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 152-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/DeSE51703.2020.9450731

Maze navigation is a recurring challenge in robotics competitions, where the aim is to design a strategy for one or several entities to traverse the optimal path in a fast and efficient way. To do so, numerous alternatives exist, relying on different... Read More about A pipeline framework for robot maze navigation using computer vision, path planning and communication protocols..

Assessing the clinicians’ pathway to embed artificial intelligence for assisted diagnostics of fracture detection. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., DANG, T., MARTIN, K., PATEL, M., THOMPSON, A., LEISHMAN, L. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2020. Assessing the clinicians’ pathway to embed artificial intelligence for assisted diagnostics of fracture detection. In Bach, K., Bunescu, R., Marling, C. and Wiratunga, N. (eds.) Knowledge discovery in healthcare data 2020: proceedings of the 5th Knowledge discovery in healthcare data international workshop 2020 (KDH 2020), co-located with 24th European Artificial intelligence conference (ECAI 2020), 29-30 August 2020, [virtual conference]. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2675. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 63-70. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2675/paper10.pdf

Fracture detection has been a long-standingparadigm on the medical imaging community. Many algo-rithms and systems have been presented to accurately detectand classify images in terms of the presence and absence offractures in different parts of the... Read More about Assessing the clinicians’ pathway to embed artificial intelligence for assisted diagnostics of fracture detection..

Deep learning for text detection and recognition in complex engineering diagrams. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
JAMIESON, L, MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ELYAN, E. 2020. Deep learning for text detection and recognition in complex engineering diagrams. In Proceedings of the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International joint conference on neural networks (IEEE IJCNN 2020), part of the 2020 IEEE World congress on computational intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2020) and co-located with the 2020 IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2020) and the 2020 IEEE International fuzzy systems conference (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), 19-24 July 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9207127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN48605.2020.9207127

Engineering drawings such as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams contain a vast amount of text data which is essential to identify shapes, pipeline activities, tags, amongst others. These diagrams are often stored in undigitised format, such as paper... Read More about Deep learning for text detection and recognition in complex engineering diagrams..

Pixel-based layer segmentation of complex engineering drawings using convolutional neural networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., JOHNSTON, P. and GARKUWA, B. 2020. Pixel-based layer segmentation of complex engineering drawings using convolutional neural networks. In Proceedings of the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International joint conference on neural networks (IEEE IJCNN 2020), part of the 2020 IEEE World congress on computational intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2020) and co-located with the 2020 IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2020) and the 2020 IEEE International fuzzy systems conference (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), 19-24 July 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9207479. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN48605.2020.9207479

One of the key features of most document image digitisation systems is the capability of discerning between the main components of the printed representation at hand. In the case of engineering drawings, such as circuit diagrams, telephone exchanges... Read More about Pixel-based layer segmentation of complex engineering drawings using convolutional neural networks..

CDSMOTE: class decomposition and synthetic minority class oversampling technique for imbalanced-data classification. (2020)
Journal Article
ELYAN, E., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and JAYNE, C. 2021. CDSMOTE: class decomposition and synthetic minority class oversampling technique for imbalanced-data classification. Neural computing and applications [online], 33(7), pages 2839-2851. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-020-05130-z

Class-imbalanced datasets are common across several domains such as health, banking, security, and others. The dominance of majority class instances (negative class) often results in biased learning models, and therefore, classifying such datasets re... Read More about CDSMOTE: class decomposition and synthetic minority class oversampling technique for imbalanced-data classification..

Symbols in engineering drawings (SiED): an imbalanced dataset benchmarked by convolutional neural networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ELYAN, E., MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and JOHNSTON, P. 2020. Symbols in engineering drawings (SiED): an imbalanced dataset benchmarked by convolutional neural networks. In Iliadis, L., Angelov, P.P., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 21st Engineering applications of neural networks conference 2020 (EANN 2020); proceedings of the EANN 2020, 5-7 June 2020, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society, 2. Cham: Springer [online], pages 215-224. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48791-1_16

Engineering drawings are common across different domains such as Oil & Gas, construction, mechanical and other domains. Automatic processing and analysis of these drawings is a challenging task. This is partly due to the complexity of these documents... Read More about Symbols in engineering drawings (SiED): an imbalanced dataset benchmarked by convolutional neural networks..

Reducing human effort in engineering drawing validation. (2020)
Journal Article
RICA, E., MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., ÁLVAREZ, S. and SERRATOS, F. 2020. Reducing human effort in engineering drawing validation. Computers in industry [online], 117, article ID 103198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compind.2020.103198

Oil & Gas facilities are extremely huge and have complex industrial structures that are documented using thousands of printed sheets. During the last years, it has been a tendency to migrate these paper sheets towards a digital environment, with the... Read More about Reducing human effort in engineering drawing validation..

A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous car architecture. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CORTÉS-GALLARDO, E., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., ZHU, A., CHÍPULI-SILVA, D., GONZÁLEZ-GONZÁLEZ, J.A., MORALES-ORTIZ, D., FERNÁNDEZ, S., URRIZA, B., VALVERDE-LÓPEZ, J., MARÍN, A., PÉREZ, H., IZQUIERDO-REYES, J. and BUSTAMANTE-BELLO, R. 2019. A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous care architecture. In Proceedings of 2019 International conference on mechatronics, electronics and automotive engineering (ICMEAE 2019), 26-29 November 2019, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Piscataway: IEEE [online], page 50-55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMEAE.2019.00017

Panorama stitching consists on frames being put together to create a 360o view. This technique is proposed for its implementation in autonomous vehicles instead of the use of an external 360o camera, mostly due to its reduced cost and improved aerody... Read More about A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous car architecture..

Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ELYAN, E. 2019. Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities. In Proceedings of 2019 International conference on document analysis and recognition workshops (ICDARW), 22-25 September 2019, Sydney, Australia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], 7, pages 2-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDARW.2019.60122

Automated processing and analysis of legacies of printed documents across the Oil & Gas industry provide a unique opportunity and at the same time pose a significant challenge. One particular example is the case of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams... Read More about Digitisation of assets from the oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities..

Generalised median of graph correspondences. (2019)
Journal Article
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2019. Generalised median of graph correspondences. Pattern recognition letters [online], 125, pages 389-395. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2019.05.015

A graph correspondence is defined as a function that maps the elements of two attributed graphs. Due to the increasing availability of methods to perform graph matching, numerous graph correspondences can be deducted for a pair of attributed graphs.... Read More about Generalised median of graph correspondences..

Correspondence edit distance to obtain a set of weighted means of graph correspondences. (2018)
Journal Article
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., SERRATOSA, F. and XIAOYI, J. 2020. Correspondence edit distance to obtain a set of weighted means of graph correspondences. Pattern recognition letters [online], 134, pages 29-36. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2018.08.027

Given a pair of data structures, such as strings, trees, graphs or sets of points, several correspondences (also referred in literature as labellings, matchings or assignments) can be defined between their local parts. The Hamming distance has been l... Read More about Correspondence edit distance to obtain a set of weighted means of graph correspondences..

Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2018. Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. In Bai, X., Hancock, E.R., Ho, T.K., Wilson, R.C., Biggio, B. and Robles-Kelly, A. (eds.) Structural, syntactic, and statistical pattern recognition: proceedings of the 2018 Joint International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) international workshops on structural and syntactic pattern recognition (SSPR 2018), and statistical techniques in pattern recognition (SPR 2018) (S+SSPR 2018), 17-19 August 2018, Beijing, China. Lecture notes in computer science, 11004. Cham: Springer [online], pages 271-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97785-0_26

On the one hand, classification applications modelled by structural pattern recognition, in which elements are represented as strings, trees or graphs, have been used for the last thirty years. In these models, structural distances are modelled as th... Read More about Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance..