Publications in Image and Video Processing





Image enhancement


  1. F. Albu, Linear Prediction based Image Enhancement Method, in Proc. of IEEE ICCE 2015, Berlin, Germany, pp. 496-499, September 2015
  2. F. Albu, C. Florea, A. Drimbarean, A. Zamfir, Adaptive Recovery of Motion Blur Point Spread Function from Differently Exposed ImagesProc. of Electronic Imaging 2010, San Jose, U.S.A, Paper 7537-25, January 2010
  3. F. Albu, C. Florea, C. Vertan, A. Drimbarean, One scan shadow compensation and visual enhancement of color images, Proc of ICIP 2009, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 3133-3136, November 2009
  4. C. Florea, F. Albu, C. Vertan, A. Drimbarean, Logarithmic Tools for In-camera Image Processing, Proc of 16th IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference ISSC 2008 Galway, Ireland, pp. 394-399, 2008


Image registration


  1. F. Albu, “Low Complexity Image Registration Techniques based on Integral Projections”, accepted at IWSSIP 2016, May 2016.
  2. F. Albu, P. Corcoran, “Transformed Integral Projection Method for Global Alignment of Second Order Radially Distorted Images”, in Proc. of IEEE SPA 2014 conference, Poznan, Poland, September 2014, pp.42-47. Picture
  1. F. Albu, C. Florea , A. Zamfir, A. Drimbarean, "Low Complexity Global Motion Estimation Techniques for Image Stabilization", International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE 2008, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 465-467, January 2008, ISBN 1-4244-1459-8 (presentation)


Intelligent tutor systems


  1. F. Albu, D. Hagiescu, L. Vladutu, M. Puica, "Neural network approaches for children's emotion recognition in intelligent learning applications", in Proc. of EDULEARN 2015, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 3229-3239, July 2015. 
  2. F. Albu, D. Hagiescu, M. Puica, L. Vladutu, "Intelligent tutor for first grade children’s handwriting application", 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Madrid, Spain, March 2015pp. 3708 - 3717. 
  3. F. Albu, D. Hagiescu, & M. Puica, “Quality evaluation approaches of the first grade children’s handwriting”, The 10th International Scientific Conference eLearning and software for Education Bucharest, April 24-25, 2014, pp. 17-23


CBIR Systems


  1. N. Angelescu, H. G. Coanda, I. Caciula, C. Dragoi and F. Albu, "SQL Query Optimization in Content Based Image Retrieval Systems",  Communications 2016, Bucharest, 9-11 June 2016.  


Music systems


  1. F. Albu, M. Puica, F. Pirvan, D. Hagiescu, "A Sonification Method using Human Body Movements", in Proc. of CONTENT 2018, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 36-40, February 2018. (Best paper award)


Issued Patents


US 7,773,118 (Aug. 10, 2010); US 8,212,882 (July 3, 2012);

US  7,995,855, Aug. 9, 2011;US  8,155,468, Apr. 10, 2012;

US 8,199,222, June 12, 2012; US 8,204,330 (June 19, 2012);

US 8,208,746, (June 26, 2012), US 8,351,726 (January 8, 2013); 

EP2160715, Jan 12, 2011; US 8,417055 (April 9, 2013); abstract

US 8,493,459;  Registration of distorted images, July 23, 2013

US 8,493,460; Registration of differently scaled images, July 23, 2013 

US 8,508,652; Autofocus method, August 13, 2013

US 8,587,665US 8,587,666Fast rotation estimation of objects in sequences of acquired digital images, November 19, 2013

US 8,649,627, and US 8,649,628, February 11, 2014

US 8,698,924; Tone mapping for low-light video frame enhancement, April 15, 2014

US 8,705,894; Image rotation from local motion estimates, April 22, 2014

US 8,737,766; Image processing method and apparatus, May 27,2014

US 8,989,516; Image processing and apparatus, March 24, 2015

EP 2149108, Feb 25, 2015

US 9,160,897, Fast motion estimation method, October 13, 2015

RO 131754, Method and device for learning calligraphic writing, February 2020


Provisional patents

RO 133105Device and method for maintaining physical health and stimulating creativity, September 7, 2018




 The abstracts of several new patent applications      FILED PATENT APPLICATIONS           Google Scholar citations


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