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Refereed Conference Publications

  1. M. Zhang and A. Bermak, "Architecture of 3D Compressive Acquisition CMOS Image Sensor", IEEE Sensors Conference 2010, pp. 114-117, Nov. 2010.

  2. F. Tang and A. Bermak, "Low-power and High-speed Current-mode CMOS Imager with 1T Biasing Scheme", IEEE Sensors Conference 2010, pp. 1653-1656, Nov. 2010.

  3. F. Tang, Y. Cao and A. Bermak, "An Ultra-low Power Current-Mode CMOS Image Sensor with Energy Harvesting Capability", European Solid-State Conference (ESSCIRC 2010), pp. 126-129, Madrid 2010.

  4. M. Zhang, Y. Wang and A. Bermak, "Block-Based Compressive Sampling for Digital Pixel Sensor Array", Asia Symposium & Exhibits on Quality Electronic Design, ASQED 2010, pp. 9-12, Penang, Malaysia, 2010.

  5. Y. Wang, A. Bermak and F. Boussaid, "FPGA implementation of Compressive Sampling for Sensor Network Applications", Asia Symposium & Exhibits on Quality Electronic Design, ASQED 2010, pp. 5-8, Penang, Malaysia, 2010.

  6. K. T. Ng, F. Boussaid and A. Bermak, "A frequency-based signature gas identification circuit for SnO2 gas sensors", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2010), pp. 2275-2278, May, 2010, Paris, France ("Best student paper award").

  7. X. Zhang, A. Bermak and F. Boussaid, "Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling for Low-power Multi-precision Reconfigurable Multiplier", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2010), pp. 45-48, May, 2010, Paris, France.

  8. S. Leomant, X. Wu and A. Bermak, "A Single Bit Memory per Pixel Time Domain DPS using Multi-Reset Integration Scheme", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2010), pp. 353-356, May, 2010, Paris, France.

  9. X. Zhao, A. Bermak, F. Boussaid and V. G. Chigrinov, "Liquid-crystal micropolarimeter array for visible linear and circular polarization imaging", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), (ISCAS 2010), pp. 637-640, May, 2010, Paris, France.

  10. H. T. Chen, A. Bermak, A. Khalifa and D. Martinez, "An Integrated Wireless Electronic Nose System Integrating Sensing and Recognition Functions", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2010), pp. 2798-2798, May, 2010, Paris, France.

  11. J. Yin, J. Yi, M. K. Law, Y. Ling, M. C. Lee. K. P. Ng, H. C. Luong, A. Bermak, et al., "A System-on-Chip EPC Gen-2 Passive UHF RFID Tag with Embedded Temperature Sensor", IEEE Solid State Circuit Conference (ISSCC 2010), pp. 308-309, San Francisco, 2010.

  12. F. Tang and A. Bermak, "Read-out Circuit Analysis for High-speed Low-noise VCO Based APS CMOS Image Sensor", International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Applications (DELTA 2010), pp. 330-335, Vietnam, 2010.

  13. Q. Li, G. Liang and A. Bermak, "A High-speed 32-bit Signed/Unsigned Pipelined Multiplier", IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications (DELTA 2010), pp. 207-211, Vietnam, 2010.

  14. K. L. Lau, S. Leomant and A. Bermak, "A Hybrid CMOS DPS with Conditional Data Readout Scheme", International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Applications (DELTA 2010), pp. 44-47, Vietnam, 2010.

  15. Y. Cao, F. Tang, A. Bermak and T. Le, "Smart CMOS Image Sensor with On-chip Hot Pixel Correcting Readout Circuit for Biomedical Applications", International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Applications, DELTA 2010, Vietnam, pp. 103-107.

  16. M. Zhang, A. Bermak, "Digital Pixel Sensor with On-line Spatial and Temporal Compression Scheme", ISIC 2009, 12th International Symposium on Integrated Circuits. 14-16 Dec. 2009.

  17. M. Zhang, A. Bermak, "Does the Scanning Pattern affect adaptive Quantization Processing?", ISIC 2009, 12th International Symposium on Integrated Circuits. 14-16 Dec. 2009.

  18. M. Zhang, A. Bermak, "Compressive Acquisition CMOS Image Sensor Using On-line Sorting Scheme", International SoC Design Conference 2009, ISOCC 2009. 22-24 Nov. 2009.

  19. X. Zhao, A. Bermak, F. Boussaid, L. Yao and V. G. Chigrinov, "A High-Resolution Micro-Circular-Polarization-Analyzer Array for Real-Time Active Circular Polarization Imaging", IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2009), pp. 49-52.

  20. K. T. Ng, B. Guo, A. Bermak, D. Martinez, F. Boussaid, "Characterization of a Logarithmic Spike Timing Encoding Scheme for a 4x4 Tin Oxide gas sensor Array", IEEE Sensors Conference, Oct 2009, New Zealand.



  21. C. Shi, M. K. Law and A. Bermak, "A CMOS image sensor with reconfigurable resolution for energy harvesting applications", IEEE Sensor Conference, pp. 197-200, New Zealand 2009.

  22. F. Tang, Amine Bermak, "A Low Power Linear Output Current-Mediated CMOS Image", ISQED-ASIA'09, ASQED 2009, Malaysia, pp. 284-287.

  23. F. Tang, Amine Bermak, "A Programmable Compact Control Mechanism for Ultra-Low Power Current-Mediated CMOS Imagers", ISQED-ASIA'09, ASQED 2009, Malaysia, pp. 280-283.

  24. H. Chen, A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "Smellphone: odour recognition with a cellular phone," ISOEN2009, International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose, Brescia/Italy 2009.

  25. X. Wu, X. Zhao, A. Bermak and F. Boussaid, "An AER based CMOS polarization image sensor with photo-aligned micropolarizer array", Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED-ASIA 2009, pp. 126-130.

  26. X. Zhang, A. Bermak, F. Boussaid(*), "Power Optimization in Multipliers using multi-precision combined with voltage scaling techniques", Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED-ASIA 2009, pp. 79-82.

  27. F. Benrekia, M. Attari and A. Bermak, "FPGA Implementation of a Neural Network Classifier for Gas Sensor Array Applications" Sixth IEEE International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices" SSD 2009, Djerba, Tunisia.

  28. M. Zhang and A. Bermak, "Architecture of a Digital Pixel Sensor Array Using 1-bit Hilbert Predictive Coding", ISCAS2009, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipai, Taiwan 2009.

  29. K. Ng, H. Chen, F. Boussaid, A. Bermak, and D. Martinez, "A Robust Spike-Based Gas Identification Technique for SnO2 Gas Sensors," ISCAS2009, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipai, Taiwan 2009.

  30. X. Zhao, A. Bermak and F. Boussaid, "A CMOS Digital Pixel Sensor with Photo-patterned Micropolarizer Array for Real-Time Focal-Plane Polarization Imaging," IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), Baltimore, 2008

  31. I. Zheng, X. Zhang, F. Flitti and A. Bermak, IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC) 2008, Page(s):1-4, 8-10 Dec 2008.

  32. X. Wu and A. Bermak, "A Low Power Digital Pixel Sensor with a Dynamically Biased ADC", Internation SoC Design Conference (ISOCC) 2008, Nov 2008.

  33. K. T. Ng, B. Guo, D. Martinez, F. Boussaid(*), A. Bermak, "A 44 tin oxide gas sensor array based on spike sequence matching", 2nd International Conference on Signals, Circuits and Systems SCS 2008, pp. 1-5.

  34. N. T. Ngo, T. T. Do, T. M. Le, Y. S. Kadam and A. Bermak, "ASIP-controlled Inverse Integer Transform for H.264/AVC Coding", Proceedings of the 19th IEEE/IFIP International Symposium on Rapid System Prototyping, pp.158-164, 2008.

  35. M. Zhang, A. Bermak, X. Li and Z. Wang, "A Low Power CMOS Image Sensor Design for Wireless Endoscopy Capsule", BioCAS 2008, Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, 2008. 20-22 Nov. 2008.

  36. A. Bermak and M. Zhang, "Compressive acquisition in CMOS Image Sensors - A new design paradigm", 214th Electrochemical Society's Fourth International Symposium on Integrated Optoelectronics, Hawaii, 2008. (Invited paper)

  37. M. Zhang and A. Bermak, "A Compact Digital Pixel Sensor Architecture Using Predictive Coding Scheme", 7th IEEE Conference on Sensors, pp. 961 - 964, Italy, 2008.

  38. M. Zhang and A. Bermak, "Design of Digital Pixel Image Sensor with Adaptive Quantization and Pseudo Huffman Coding", 15th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 870-873, Malta, 2008.

  39. A. Far, F. Flitti, B. Guo and A. Bermak, "Gas Identification System based on Temperature Modulation tin-oxide sensors and bio-inspired processing", 15th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 1010-1013, Malta, Sept 2008.

  40. K. Ng, B. Guo, D. Martinez, F. Boussaid and A. Bermak, "A 4x4 Tin Oxide Gas Sensor Array based on Spike Sequence Matching", Interrnational Conference on Signals, Circuits and Systems, 2008

  41. M. Law and A. Bermak, "A Time Domain Differential CMOS Temperature Sensor with Reduced Supply Sensitivity", Accepted at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2008, Seattle, USA, May 2008.

  42. A. Far, B. Guo, F. Flitti and A. Bermak, "Temperature Modulation for Tin-Oxide Gas Sensors", 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications, Jan 2008.

  43. M. Ambard, D. Martinez, B. Guo and A. Bermak, "A Spiking Neural Network for Gas Discrimination using a Tin Oxide Sensor Array", 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications, Jan. 2008.

  44. F. Flitti, A. Far, B. Guo and A. Bermak, "Drift invariant Gas Recognition Technique For Tin Oxide Gas Sensor array", 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications, Jan. 2008.

  45. Oliver A. PFaender, Reinhard NOPPER, Hans-Jorg PFLEIDERER, Shun ZHOU, Amine BERMAK, "Configurable Blocks for Multi-Precision Multiplication," 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications, Jan. 2008.

  46. X. ZHANG, S. Bouzerdoum, F. Boussaid and A. Bermak, "A compact CMOS Face Detection architecture based on Shunting Inhibitory Convolutional Neural Networks," 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications, Jan. 2008

  47. Y. Wang, S. Chen and A. Bermak, "Novel VLSI Implementation of Peano-Hilbert Curve Address Generator", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, May 19-21, 2008, Seattle, USA.

  48. M. Zhang and A. Bermak, "Architecture of a Low Storage Digital Pixel Sensor Array with an On-line Block-Based Compression," 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications , Hong kong 2008.

  49. Y. Wang, A. Bermak, A. Bouzerdoum and B. NG, "FPGA Implementation of a Predictive Vector Quantization image compression algorithm for image sensor applications", 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications , Hong kong 2008.

  50. K. T. NG, F. Boussaid, S. Chen and A. Bermak, "Compact Gray-Code Counter/Memory Circuits for Spiking Pixels", 4th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test & Applications , Hong kong 2008.

  51. M. Zhang and A. Bermak, "Architecture of a Digital Pixel Sensor Array with Tile-Based Vector Quantization Image Compression Algorithm", Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications, 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Pattern Recognition Society on 3-5 Dec. 2007 Page(s):541-546.

  52. M. Susli, F. Boussaid, S. Chen and A. Bermak, "Efficient Event-Driven Frame Capture for CMOS Imagers",The 9th International Symposium on signal processing and its applications, Sharjah, UAE, August 2007.

  53. S. Chandrasekaran, A. Amira, M. Shi, and A. Bermak, "Performance Enhanced Voltage Scaling in FPGAs", Accepted at the International Symposium on Integrated Circuits (ISIC 2007), Singapore, 2007.

  54. M. Shi, A. Bermak, S. Chandrasekaran and A. Amira, "FPGA Based Run Time Reconfigurable Gas Discrimination System", Accepted at the International Symposium on Integrated Circuits (ISIC 2007), Singapore, 2007.

  55. X. Zhao, F. Boussaid and A. Bermak, "A 0.18um CMOS on-chip skin detection scheme based on npnp-triple-junction structure", Accepted at the International Symposium on Integrated Circuits (ISIC 2007), Singapore, 2007.

  56. F. Flitti and A. Bermak, "Face Detection Using a Classifiers cascade based on vector angle measure and multi-modal representation", Accepted at the IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, Shaghai, China, 2007.

  57. H.L. Hu, A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A new video Compression Scheme combining conditional replenishment and address event representation", Accepted at the IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, Shaghai, China, 2007.

  58. Y. Wang, S. Chen, and A. Bermak, "FPGA Implementation for Image Compression using DPCM and FBAR", Accepted at the International Symposium on Integrated Circuits (ISIC 2007), Singapore, 2007.

  59. F. Flitti, B. Guo, A.B. Far and A. Bermak, "A new Gas Recognition Technique using On Chip Sensor Array Measurements", IEEE Sensors Journal, 14th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 50-53, Marrakech, Morocco, Dec 2007.

  60. S, Zhou, Oliver A. Pfander, Hans-Jorg Pfleidere and Amine Bermak, "A VLSI architecture for a Run-time Multi-precision Reconfigurable Booth Multiplier", IEEE Sensors Journal, 14th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 975-978, Marrakech, Morocco, Dec 2007.

  61. J. Lu, A. Bermak, M. Lu, Y.K. Lee " Study of Piezoresistance Effect of Carbon Nanotube-PDMS Composite Materials for Nanosensors" Accepted at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, 2007.

  62. S. Chen, Y. Wang and A. Bermak, "A CMOS Image Sensor with on Chip Image Compression Based on Predictive Boundary Adaptation and QTD Algorithm" Accepted at the 6th IEEE Conference on Sensors, Georgia, Oct. 2007.

  63. B. Guo and A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A 4x4 Logarithmic Spike Timing Encoding Scheme for Olfactory Sensor Applications" Accepted at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2007, New Orleans, USA, 2007.

  64. M. Law and A. Bermak, "A CMOS Image Sensor Using Variable Reference Time Domain Encoding" Accepted at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2007, New Orleans, USA, 2007.

  65. M. Lu, A. Bermak and Y.K. Lee, 'Fabrication Technology of Piezoresistive Conductive PDMS for Micro Fingerprint Sensors' Accepted at IEEE-MEMS07, Kobe Japan, 2007.

  66. B. Guo, A. Bermak, G. Yan and P. C.H. Chan, "A Tin Oxide Gas Sensor Array with Surface Micro-machined Convex Micro-hotplates," Accepted at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Sensors, Daegu, Korea, Oct 22 - 25, 2006.

  67. S. Chen, A. Bermak, W. Yan and D. Martinez, "A CMOS Image Sensor with combined adaptive-quantization and QTD-based on-chip compression processor," Accepted at the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference CICC 2006, SJ, California, USA, Sept 2006.

  68. B. Guo, A. Bermak, G. Yan and P. C.H. Chan, "A 44 Tin Oxide Gas Sensor Array with On-chip Signal Pre-processing," Accepted at the 8th International Conference on Microelectronics, Dhahran, S.A Dec. 2006.

  69. S. Chen, A. Bermak, W. Yan and D. Martinez, "Smooth Boundary Point Adaptive Quantizer for On-Chip Image Compression," Accepted at the 8th International Conference on Microelectronics, Dhahran, S.A Dec. 2006.

  70. M. Shi and S. Chandrasekaran, A. Bermak, A. Amira, "An Efficient FPGA Implementation of Gaussian Mixture Models-Based Classifier Using Distributed Arithmetic", the 13th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Nice, France, 2006.

  71. M. Shi and A. Bermak, "Committee Machine with Over 95% Classification Accuracy for Combustible Gas Identification", the 13th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Nice, France, 2006.

  72. F. Boussaid, S. Chen and A. Bermak, "A Novel Scalable spiking pixel architecture for deep submicron technologies", the IEEE International Conference on Design and Test of Integrated Systems in Nanoscale Technology (DTIS), Tunisia, 2006.

  73. M. Susli, F. Boussaid, S. Chen, and A .Bermak, "Arbitrated AER imaging coding schemes", International Conference on Signal Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, pp.512-520, Tunisia, 2006

  74. S. Chen and A. Bermak, "A Second Generation Time-to-First-Spike Pixel with Asynchronous Self Power-off", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2006, Island of Kos, Greece, 2006.

  75. M. Shi, B. Guo and A. Bermak, "Redundancy analysis of Tin Oxide Gas Sensors", IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applications (DELTA 2006), pp.448-454, Malaysia, Jan. 2006.

  76. B. Guo and A. Bermak, "A Differential Readout Circuit for TO Gas Sensor Array", IEEE Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, pp.635-638, Hong Kong, Dec 2005.

  77. C. K. Wah, A. Bermak and F. Boussaid, "A Second Generation Current Mode Active Pixel Sensor", IEEE Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, pp.713-716, Hong Kong, Dec 2005.

  78. A. Bermak, "Time Encoding Smart Vision Sensors--From photodetection to image processing", Invited Keynote at 5th International Workshop on System on Chip for Real-Time Systems, IWSOC05, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2005.

  79. A. Bermak, "Conversion Time Analysis of time domain Digital Pixel Sensor in Uniform and Non-Uniform Quantizers", (invited paper) at the 5th International Workshop on System on Chip for Real-Time Systems, IWSOC05, pp.172-175, Banff, Canada, July 2005.

  80. F. Boussaid, S. Chen and A. Bermak, "A scalable low power imager architecture for compound-eye vision sensors", 5th International Workshop on System on Chip for Real-Time Systems, IWSOC05, pp.203-206, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2005.

  81. S. Chen, A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A CMOS vision sensor with on-the-fly histogram equalization using TFS encoding and AER read-out", IEEE Asian-Solid State Circuit Conference A-SSCC 2005, Taiwan, Nov. 2005.

  82. D. Climie, S. Chen, A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "Frame Based Adaptation for CMOS Imager", 5th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2005), Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 2005.

  83. B. Guo, A. Bermak, P. C.H. Chan and G. Yan, "An Integrated micro-machined gas sensor array with on-chip multiplexing circuitry", 13th International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration, Perth, Australia, October 2005.

  84. M. Shi and A. Bermak, "Hardware Friendly Piecewise Exponential Function for GMM Classifier", 13th International Conference on VLSI, Perth, Australia, October 2005.

  85. S. Chen and A. Bermak, "A CMOS Imager with On-Chip Single Iteration QTD Compression Algorithm", 13th International Conference on VLSI, Perth, AUS, Oct. 2005.

  86. F. Boussaid, S. Chen and A. Bermak, "Versatile on-chip read-out for compound-eye image sensor array", 8th International Symposium on signal processing and its applications, pp. 327-330, Sydney, Australia, August 2005.

  87. A. Bermak, "An 8/4-bit Reconfigurable Digital Pixel Array with On-Chip Non-Uniform Quantizer", IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference CICC 2005, pp. 223-226, San Jose, Califonia, USA, Sept 2005.

  88. S. Chen and A. Bermak, "A low power CMOS imager based on time-to-first-spike encoding and Fair AER", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2005, vol. 5, pp. 5306-5309, Kobe, Japan, 2005.

  89. Y.F Yung and A. Bermak, "A PWM DPS with Pixel-Level reconfigurable 4/8-bit counter/SRAM", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2005, vol. 2, pp. 1754-1757, Kobe, Japan, 2005.

  90. M. Shi, S. B-Belhouari, and A. Bermak, "Quantization errors in committee machine for gas sensor application", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2005, vol.3, pp. 1911-1914, Kobe, Japan, 2005.

  91. S. Chen and A. Bermak, "A novel low power Pulse Width Modulation vision sensor with handshaking read-out strategy", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics ICCE2005, pp.133-134, Las Vegas, USA, 2005.

  92. M. Shi, S. B-Belhouari, A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "Committee Machine for Odor Discrimination in Gas Sensors Array", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose, ISOEN05, Barcelona, Spain, 2005.

  93. A. Bermak, F. Boussaid and A. Bouzerdoum, "A Low power current-mode pixel with on-chip FPN cancellation and digital shutter", the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2004, vol. 2, pp. 345-348 Vancouver, Canada, 2004.

  94. S. B-Belhouari, A. Bermak, and P. C. Chan, "Gas Identification with Microelectronic Gas sensor In presence of Drift Using Robust GMM", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP2004, vol. 5, pp.833-836, Montreal, Canada, 2004.

  95. S. B-Belhouari, A. Bermak, G. Wei and P.C.H. Chan, "Gas Identification Algorithms for Microelectronic gas sensor", Proceedings of the IEEE Conf. on Instrumentation and Measurements IMTC, vol. 1, pp.584-587, Italy, 2004.

  96. M. Shi, A. Bermak and S. B-Belhouari, "Digital VLSI implementation of GMM classifier fort smart gas sensors applications", Proceedings of Eurosensors XVIII, September 13-15, Rome, Italy, 2004.

  97. M. Shi, A. Bermak and S. B-Belhouari, "Real-Time Hardware Architecture of a selective gas sensor array using KNN Based on the dynamic slope and the steady state response", Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop System-on-Chip for Real-Time Applications, pp.29-32, Banff, Canada, 2004.

  98. Y. F. Yung and A. Bermak, "A Digital CMOS Imager Based on PWM Scheme and Pixel-level SRAM/Counter", Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop System-on-Chip for Real-Time Applications, pp.33-36, Banff, Canada, 2004.

  99. A. Kitchen, A. Bermak and A. Bouzerdoum, "Time Domain Analogue to Digital Conversion in a Digital Pixel Sensor Array", Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applications (DELTA 2004), pp. 108-112, Perth, Australia, 2004.

  100. A. Bermak, F. Boussaid and A. Bouzerdoum, "A New read-out circuit for low power current and voltage mediated integrating CMOS imager", Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applications (DELTA 2004), pp. 35-40, Perth, Australia, 2004.

  101. A. Bermak, and D. Martinez, "A reconfigurable hardware implementation of tree classifier based on a custom chip and CPLD", Proceedings of the IEEE TENCON, vol. 1. pp. 32-35, Thailand, Oct. 2004.

  102. W. P. Lee, C. T. Hsu, C.Y. Tsoi, A. Bermak and K. N. Leung, "Synchronization Analysis in Spiking Pixel Architecture-Hardware Implementation and Mismatch Analysis", Proceedings of the IEEE TENCON, vol. 4, pp. 274-277, Thailand, Oct. 2004.

  103. S. B-Belhouari, A. Bermak, G. Wei and P. C. H. Chan, "On the use of the transient information for gas identification using Microelectronic Gas Sensor", Proceedings of the IEEE TENCON, vol. 1, pp. 693-696, Thailand, Oct. 2004.

  104. A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "VLSI Implementation of NN based on Threshold Network Ensembles", IEEE International Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing, Volume II, pp.617-620, Toulouse, 2003.

  105. A. Bermak, "A Highly Scalable 3D Chip for Binary NN Classification Applications", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS, 2003, pp. 685-688, Thailand, 2003.

  106. A. Bermak and M. Hopfinger, "Focal Plane Image Segmentation Using Locally Interconnected SPA", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS 2003, pp. 833-836, Thailand, 2003.

  107. T. Hammadou, M. Nilson, A. Bermak and P. Ogunbona, "A 96 /spl times/ 64 intelligent digital pixel array with extended binary stochastic arithmetic", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS, 2003, Vol.4, pp.772-775, Thailand, 2003.

  108. A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A very High Density VLSI Implementation of Threshold Network Ensembles (TNE)", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP2003, Vol.2, pp.617-20, Hong Kong, 2003.

  109. F. Boussaid, and A. Bermak, "A novel Ultra-Low Power Reset/read-out Tech for Megapixels Current-Mode CMOS Imagers", European Solid State Circuit Conference, ESSCC03, pp. 59-62, Portugal, 2003.

  110. C. Xu, C. Shen, A. Bermak and M. Chan, "A New Digital-Pixel Architecture for CMOS Image Sensor with Pixel-level ADC and Pulse Width Modulation Using a 0.18 um CMOS Technology", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, pp.265-268, Hong Kong, 2003.

  111. F. Boussaid, A. Bermak, and A. Bouzerdoum, "Programmable multi-task on-chip processing for CMOS imagers", Proceedings of the International Conference on MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems, pp. 227 - 232, Banff, Canada, 2003.

  112. A. Kitchen, A. Bermak and A. Bouzerdoum, "A 64x64 CMOS digital pixel array based on pulse width analogue to digital conversion with on chip linearisation circuit", Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5274, Perth, Australia, 2003.

  113. S. B-Belhouari, A. Bermak, G. Wei and P.C.H. Chan, "A comparative study of Density Models for Gas Identification using Microelectronic gas sensor", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference On Signal Processing and Information Technology ISSPIT, pp.138-141, Darmstadt, Germany, 2003.

  114. F. Boussaid, A. Bermak and A. Bouzerdoum, "A current mode CMOS imager using shunting inhibition-based dynamic range compression", Proceedings of 6th International Multi Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers CSCC2002, Crete, Greece, 2002.

  115. A. Bermak and A. Bouzerdoum, "VLSI Implementation of a Neural Network Classifier based on the Saturating Linear Activation Function", In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP02, vol.2, pp.981-985, Singapore, Nov. 2002.

  116. F. Boussaid, A. Bermak, A. Bouzerdoum, "Shunting Inhibition-based on-chip processing for CMOS imagers", Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP02, vol.3, pp.1310-1314, Singapore, Nov. 2002.

  117. A. Bermak, "A CMOS Imager with PFM/PWM Based Analog-to-Digital Converter", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2002, vol. IV, pp.53-56, Phoenix, USA, 2002.

  118. A. Bermak, M. Hopfinger and D. Martinez, "Image segmentation using Spiking Pixel Array (SPA)", Proceedings of SCI2002, Special session on Next Generation Image Sensors for Multimedia applications, Orlando, Florida, July, 2002.

  119. A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A compact MCM Implementation of a multi-precision NN classifier", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2001, vol. III, pp.249-252, Sydney, Australia, 2001.

  120. F. Boussaid, A. Bermak and A. Bouzerdoum, "A wide dynamic range CMOS imager with extended shunting inhibition image processing capabilities", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2001, vol. III, pp.620-623, Australia, 2001.

  121. A. Bermak and A. Bouzerdoum, "A CMOS Vision Chip with real-time image processing capabilities", in Proceedings of SCI2001, Special session on Systems on Chips for information Processing, Orlando, Florida, July, 20001.

  122. A. Bermak and K. Eshraghian, "A Digital vision sensor with Pixel Level Analog-to-Digital Converter", Proceedings of SPIE: Electronics and Structures for MEMS II, vol. 4591, pp. 353-358, Dec. 2001, Adelaide, Australia.

  123. T. Hammadou, A. Bouzerdoum, F. Boussaid, A. Bermak and M. Biglari, "Novel VLSI architecture for edge detection and image enhancement on a video camera chip", Proceedings of SPIE on Sensors and Camera Systems for Scientific, Industrial and Digital Photography Applications, vol. 4306, pp. 393-402, USA, 2001.

  124. A. Bermak, A. Bouzerdoum and K. Eshraghian, "A high fill-factor native logarithmic pixel: simulation, design and layout optimization", Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2000), vol. V, pp. 293-296, Switzerland, May 2000.

  125. A. Bermak, F. Boussaid and A. Bouzerdoum, "A Digitally Programmable current mode Analog SICNN", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS 2000), vol. 2, pp. 962-965. Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 2000.

  126. T. Hammadou, A. Bouzerdoum and A. Bermak, "Digital Implementation of Shunting Inhibitory Cellular Neural Networks", SPIE conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, K. Ngan, T. Sikora and M-T Sun, Editors, pp. 904-912, 2000.

  127. A. Bermak, A. Bouzerdoum, K. Eshraghian and J.L Noullet, "A CMOS circuit for High Speed Flexible Read-out of CMOS imagers", SPIE conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, K. Ngan, T. Sikora and M-T Sun, Editors, pp. 1471-1478, 2000.

  128. A. Bermak, A. Bouzerdoum and K. Eshraghian, "3D packaging technology for vision CMOS VLSI: Review and performance evaluation", in Electronics and Structures for MEMS, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 3891, pp. 248-256, 1999.

  129. A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "Digital VLSI Implementation of a multi-precision Neural Network Classifier", in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP'99, Vol III, pp. 560-565, Perth, 1999.

  130. A. Bermak and J. Austin, "VLSI implementation of a binary neural network -two case studies", Proceedings of the International Conference on Microelectronics for Neural Networks and Fuzzy systems, IEEE computer Society Press, pp.374-379, April, 1999.

  131. A. Bermak, D. Martinez and D. Esteve, "Low cost VLSI implementation of 3D Neural network classifiers", Proceedings of Microtechnology Doctoral Network, pp. 100-101, Besecon, France, 1998.

  132. A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A configurable systolic architecture for VLSI implementation of variable precision Neural Networks", Proceedings of Microtechnology Doctoral Network, pp. 90-92, Lille, France, 1997.

  133. A. Bermak and D. Martinez, "A variable-precision Systolic architecture for ANN computation", Proceedings of the International Conference on Microelectronics for Neural Networks and Fuzzy systems, IEEE computer Society Press, pp.347-354, Lausane, Switzerland, February, 1996.




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