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Dr. Rizwan Bulbul-Publications

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Email: Rizwan Bulbul
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      • G. Navratil, R. Bulbul and A. U. Frank (2013), “Maintainable City Models for Sustainable Development”, International Journal of Sustainable Society (IJSSoc), Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 97-113, ISSN:1756-2546
      • M. W. Raja and R. Bulbul, “A near optimal solution for connected raster region selection problem having min/max value”, 10th Int. Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec 17-19, 2012. 
      • Huma Ghafoor, N.D. Gohar and R. Bulbul, “Anchor-based Connectivity Aware Routing in VANETs”, 8th Int. Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, Shanghai, China, Sept. 21-23, 2012. 
      • R. Bulbul and A. U. Frank, "Intersection of Nonconvex Polygons Using the Alternate Hierarchical Decomposition"; Vortrag: AGILE 2010, Guimaraes, Portugal,; 11.05.2010 - 14.05.2010; in: "Geospatial Thinking", M. Painho, M. Santos, H. Pundt (Hrg.); Springer, (2010), ISBN: 978-3-642-12325-2; S. 1 – 23. 
      • R. Bulbul and A. U. Frank, “A Dimension Independent Geometric Model for City Modeling”, Vortrag: ISPRS Technical Commission VII Symposium 2010, Vienna, Austria; 05.07.2010-07.07.2010; in “ISPRS”, (2010).Download 
      • G. Navratil, R. Bulbul and A. U. Frank, "Maintainable 3D Models of Cities" in proceedings of the REAL CORP 2010, M.Schrenk, V. Popovich, P. Zeile (Eds.), May 18 - 20, Vienna, 2010: pp. 411 – 418.Download 
      • R. Bulbul, F. Karimipour and A. U. Frank, "A Simplex based Dimension Independent Approach for Convex Decomposition of Nonconvex Polytopes", in proceedings of GeoComputation 2009, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, November 30 - December 2, 2009.Download
      • R. Bulbuland A. U. Frank, "AHD: The Alternate Hierarchica Decomposition of Nonconvex Polytopes (Generalization of a ConvexPolytope Based Spatial Data Model),” in proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Geoinformatics, August 12-14, 2009, Fairfax, USA.Download 
      • R. Bulbul and A. U. Frank, "Big Integers for GIS: Testing the Viability of Arbitrary Precision Arithmetic for GIS Geometry," poster presented in 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science Hannover,Germany, June 2-5, 2009.Download 
      • M. Umer, R. Bulbul, and T. Akhtar, “Comparative Analysis of Image Mining Techniques for Remotely Sensed Agricultural Imagery”, in proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Intelligent InformationTechnology in Agriculture, Beijing, China Oct. 2005: pp. 126– 131.
      • A. Abdullah, R. Bulbul, and T. Mehmood, “Mapping Nominal Values to Numbers by Data Mining Spectral Properties of Leaves”, in proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Intelligent Information Technology in Agriculture, Beijing, China, Oct. 2005: pp. 171 – 177

PhD Thesis

      • R. Bulbul: "AHD: Alternate Hierarchical Decomposition Towards LoD Based Dimension Independent Geometric Modeling"; supervisor: A. Frank, W.Kropatsch; Institute for Geoinformation und Cartography, 2011;[27.01.2011].Download

Research Reports

      • n-Dimensional Convex Decomposition of Polytopes” in the 16th edition of the Haskell Communities and Activities Report, May 2009. Available at http://www.haskell.org/communities/11-2009/report.pdf
      • Mining Remotely Sensed Imagery for Precision Agriculture” written at FAST_NU as a final Review paper in MS program.
      • Experimental Evaluation of Heuristics and Meta-Heuristics for Bigraph Crossing Minimization Problems” report written at FAST_NU.

 

Latest@GREL



 

Faculty Positions Open: GREL is actively on the lookout for qualified PhD faculty in RS & GISc. If you are interested to apply to be part of this vibrant faculty, just contact Dr. Rizwan Bulbul or Dr. Sajid Ghuffar.


(04-05-17) GREL is launching the 3rd Summer School on Earth Remote Sensing with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), from 10 - 18th July, 2017. This summer school will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi. Detailed course info and registration is available here. The summer school is open for both national and international participants. Last date for registration: 21st May for international participants, 3rd July for national participants.


(8th March, 2017) GREL faculty member Dr. Waqas A. Qazi won a SATHA Innovation Award for technology innovation during the 6th Invention to Innovation Summit at the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.


(Feb. '17) GREL faculty and students' research on studying upwelling and physical oceanography in the Arabian Sea was higlighted and presented as a poster at the 10th Coastal Altimetry Workshop, held in Florence, Iraly. This research is being led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, and is supported by IFS and JAXA


(16-01-17) GREL is launching the 2nd Workshop on Workshop on Data Analysis Techniquesfor Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Science using MATLAB . This course will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, from 30th Jan. - 3rd Feb., 2017. Detailed course info and registration is available here. Last date for registration: 18th Jan., 2016.


(11-12-16) The ISNET / NARSS Seminar & Hands-on Training Workshop on Earth Remote Sensing with SAR has been successfully held at NARSS (National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences), Cairo, Egypt, from 27th Nov. - 1st Dec. The hands-on training workshop was conducted by GREL faculty member Dr. Waqas A. Qazi.


(20-10-16) Dr. Waqas A. Qazi delivered a guest talk at Dept. of Meteorology, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, on "SAR Remote Sensing Applicatons" during their monthly seminar series.


(04-07-16) GREL faculty member Dr. Rizwan Bulbul and MS student Ahsan Abbas recently completed formal scientific and technical review of the book "GeoProcessing with Python." This included testing the code, identifying / removing bugs, and identifying / installing required libraries.


(23-06-16) GREL is launching the 2nd Summer School on Earth Remote Sensing with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). This course will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, from 1-5th Jan., 2016. Detailed course info and registration is available here. Last date for registration: 20th July, 2016.


(12-05-16) Dr. Majid Nazeer, recent PhD graduate from Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, will be delivering a guest talk on Atmospheric Correction of Remote Sensing Imagery and Coastal Water Quality Applications at GREL Lab, tomorrow, 13th May, from 10:30 AM to 12 PM.


(22-04-16) Forest ground survey was conducted by GREL team from 18-20th April for undergrad Final Year Project. The survey team was led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi and Mr. Naeem Shahzad, and included 1 MS and 2 BS students. The survey was conducted in Ghora Ghali forest, Murree Forest Division, with the support of Forest Dept., Govt. of the Punjab. Plot survey methodology was used and tree DBH / height were measured. These surveyed plots will be used for regression modeling with remote sensing data for forest AGB estimation.


 (23-12-15) GREL is launching its 1st Workshop on Workshop on Data Analysis Techniquesfor Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Science using MATLAB . This course will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, from 25-29th Jan., 2016. Detailed course info and registration is available here. Last date for registration: 18th Jan., 2016.


 (27-11-15) ESA has accepted a Cat-1 research proposal by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi to study and analyse landslides and slope stability in KPK post-2005 Kashmir earthquake. ESA has granted a quote of 180 SAR images from Envisat ASAR for the research. As part of this research, repeat-pass InSAR processing will be developed and implemented in-house at GREL.

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2nd International QGIS User & Developer Conference, Girona, Spain, 24-29th May, 2016.


ESA offers a free 5-week online course on Monitoring Climate from Space in support of upcoming COP21 Climate Summit. Start date: 30th Nov. See details here.


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Latest@GREL



 

Faculty Positions Open: GREL is actively on the lookout for qualified PhD faculty in RS & GISc. If you are interested to apply to be part of this vibrant faculty, just contact Dr. Rizwan Bulbul or Dr. Sajid Ghuffar.


(04-05-17) GREL is launching the 3rd Summer School on Earth Remote Sensing with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), from 10 - 18th July, 2017. This summer school will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi. Detailed course info and registration is available here. The summer school is open for both national and international participants. Last date for registration: 21st May for international participants, 3rd July for national participants.


(8th March, 2017) GREL faculty member Dr. Waqas A. Qazi won a SATHA Innovation Award for technology innovation during the 6th Invention to Innovation Summit at the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.


(Feb. '17) GREL faculty and students' research on studying upwelling and physical oceanography in the Arabian Sea was higlighted and presented as a poster at the 10th Coastal Altimetry Workshop, held in Florence, Iraly. This research is being led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, and is supported by IFS and JAXA


(16-01-17) GREL is launching the 2nd Workshop on Workshop on Data Analysis Techniquesfor Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Science using MATLAB . This course will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, from 30th Jan. - 3rd Feb., 2017. Detailed course info and registration is available here. Last date for registration: 18th Jan., 2016.


(11-12-16) The ISNET / NARSS Seminar & Hands-on Training Workshop on Earth Remote Sensing with SAR has been successfully held at NARSS (National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences), Cairo, Egypt, from 27th Nov. - 1st Dec. The hands-on training workshop was conducted by GREL faculty member Dr. Waqas A. Qazi.


(20-10-16) Dr. Waqas A. Qazi delivered a guest talk at Dept. of Meteorology, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, on "SAR Remote Sensing Applicatons" during their monthly seminar series.


(04-07-16) GREL faculty member Dr. Rizwan Bulbul and MS student Ahsan Abbas recently completed formal scientific and technical review of the book "GeoProcessing with Python." This included testing the code, identifying / removing bugs, and identifying / installing required libraries.


(23-06-16) GREL is launching the 2nd Summer School on Earth Remote Sensing with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). This course will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, from 1-5th Jan., 2016. Detailed course info and registration is available here. Last date for registration: 20th July, 2016.


(12-05-16) Dr. Majid Nazeer, recent PhD graduate from Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, will be delivering a guest talk on Atmospheric Correction of Remote Sensing Imagery and Coastal Water Quality Applications at GREL Lab, tomorrow, 13th May, from 10:30 AM to 12 PM.


(22-04-16) Forest ground survey was conducted by GREL team from 18-20th April for undergrad Final Year Project. The survey team was led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi and Mr. Naeem Shahzad, and included 1 MS and 2 BS students. The survey was conducted in Ghora Ghali forest, Murree Forest Division, with the support of Forest Dept., Govt. of the Punjab. Plot survey methodology was used and tree DBH / height were measured. These surveyed plots will be used for regression modeling with remote sensing data for forest AGB estimation.


 (23-12-15) GREL is launching its 1st Workshop on Workshop on Data Analysis Techniquesfor Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Science using MATLAB . This course will be led by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi, from 25-29th Jan., 2016. Detailed course info and registration is available here. Last date for registration: 18th Jan., 2016.


 (27-11-15) ESA has accepted a Cat-1 research proposal by Dr. Waqas A. Qazi to study and analyse landslides and slope stability in KPK post-2005 Kashmir earthquake. ESA has granted a quote of 180 SAR images from Envisat ASAR for the research. As part of this research, repeat-pass InSAR processing will be developed and implemented in-house at GREL.

More >>>

 

Events



  


  


 


2nd International QGIS User & Developer Conference, Girona, Spain, 24-29th May, 2016.


ESA offers a free 5-week online course on Monitoring Climate from Space in support of upcoming COP21 Climate Summit. Start date: 30th Nov. See details here.


  More