Deep-learned Models and Photography Idea Retrieval

Intelligent Portrait Composition Assistance (IPCA), Farshid Farhat, Mohammad Mahdi Kamani, Sahil Mishra, James Wang, ACM Multimedia 2017, Mountain View, CA, USA. ABSTRACT: Retrieving photography ideas corresponding to a given location facilitates the usage of smart cameras, where there is a high interest among amateurs and enthusiasts to take astonishing photos at anytime and in any location. Existing […]

Leveraging big visual data to predict severe weather

NEWS SOURCEs [] Every year, severe weather endangers millions of people and causes billions of dollars in damage worldwide. But new research from Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and AccuWeather has found a way to better predict some of these threats by harnessing the power of big data. […]

Skeleton Matching for Severe Weather Detection

Title: Skeleton Matching with Applications in Severe Weather Detection Authors: Mohammad Mahdi Kamani, Farshid Farhat, Stephen Wistar and James Z. Wang. Elsevier Journal: Applied Soft Computing, ~27 pages, May 2017. Abstract: Severe weather conditions cause an enormous amount of damages around the globe. Bow echo patterns in radar images are associated with a number of […]


Farshid Farhat @ EECS PSU PhD Candidate School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science The Pennsylvania State University Address: 310 IST Building, University Park, PA, 16802. Email: fuf111 AT psu DOT edu Web: Farshid Farhat ‘s Site@PSU About Me I am a member of Intelligent Information Systems (IIS) research lab at Penn State. I am working with Prof. […]

Persian Girl Names

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Top اعظم aazam/ azam Greatest; supreme آبان AbAn 8th month of the Iranian calendar; Name of an angel آبان بانو AbAnbanu (Z) Name of women during Achaemenid era آبان دخت AbAndokht Name of Darius III’s wife عبّاسه abbAseh (A) Name of Harun al-Rashid’s sister; Lioness ابریشم abrisham Silk عادله Adeleh (A) Just […]

Persian Boy Names

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z   A Top آبان AbAn 8th month of the Iranian calendar; Name of a certain angel آبید Abid Spark, fire عبّاس abbAs (A) Frowning, looking austere; Lion; Name of Mohammad‘s uncle ابوعلی abou-ali Avicenna, Name of a famous Iranian scientist and philosopher آبتین Abtin A character in Shahnameh (Feraydoon‘s father) آدر Adar Fire عادل […]