• Refereed Journal Papers

    1. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, Ausama Al-Sahaf, and Mark Johnston, "Keypoints Detection and Feature Extraction: A Dynamic Genetic Programming Approach for Evolving Rotation-invariant Texture Image Descriptors" IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. PP, no 99, pp. xx-xx 2017. doi:10.1109/TEVC.2017.2685639
    2. Muhammad Iqbal, Bing Xue, Harith Al-Sahaf, and Mengjie Zhang, "Cross-Domain Reuse of Extracted Knowledge in Genetic Programming for Image Classification" IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 569-587, 2017. doi:10.1109/TEVC.2017.2657556
    3. Harith Al-Sahaf, Ausama Al-Sahaf, Bing Xue, Mark Johnston, and Mengjie Zhang, "Automatically Evolving Rotation-invariant Texture Image Descriptors by Genetic Programming," IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 83-101, 2016. doi:10.1109/TEVC.2016.2577548
    4. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Mark Johnston, "Binary Image Classification: A Genetic Programming Approach to the Problem of Limited Training Instances" Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press), vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 143-182, 2016. doi:10.1162/EVCO_a_00146
    5. Harith Al-Sahaf, Andy Song, Kourosh Neshatian, and Mengjie Zhang, "Two-Tier genetic programming: towards raw pixel-based image classification" Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 39, no. 16, pp. 12291-12301, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2012.02.123
  • Refereed Conference Papers

    1. Harith Al-Sahaf, Bing Xue, and Mengjie Zhang, "A multitree genetic programming representation for automatically evolving texture image descriptors," in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL'17), vol. xxxx of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2017, pp. xxx-xxx. doi:
    2. Harith Al-Sahaf, Bing Xue, and Mengjie Zhang, "Evolving Texture Image Descriptors Using A Multitree Genetic Programming Representation," in Proceedings of the 2017 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'17), (2017), ACM, pp. 219-220. doi:10.1145/3067695.3076039
    3. Qurrat ul Ain, Bing Xue, Harith Al-Sahaf, and Mengjie Zhang, "Genetic Programming for Skin Cancer Detection in Dermoscopic Images," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'17), (2017), IEEE, pp. 2420-2427. doi:10.1109/CEC.2017.7969598
    4. Damien O'Neill, Harith Al-Sahaf, Bing Xue, and Mengjie Zhang, "Common Subtrees in Related Problems: A Novel Transfer Learning Approach for Genetic Programming," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'17), (2017), IEEE, pp. 1287-1294. doi:10.1109/CEC.2017.7969453
    5. Andrew Lensen, Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Bing Xue, "Genetic programming for region detection, feature extraction, feature construction and classification in image data," in Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP'16), vol. 9594 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2016, pp. 51-67. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-30668-1_4
    6. Andrew Lensen, Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Bing Xue, "A hybrid genetic programming approach to feature detection and image classification," in Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ'15), (2015), IEEE, pp. 1-6. doi:10.1109/IVCNZ.2015.7761564
    7. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Mark Johnston, "Evolutionary image descriptor: a dynamic genetic programming representation for feature extraction," in Proceedings of the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'15), (2015), ACM, pp. 975-982. doi:10.1145/2739480.2754661
    8. Andrew Lensen, Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang and Brijesh Verma, "Genetic programming for algae detection in river images," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'15), (2015), IEEE, pp. 2468-2475. doi:10.1109/CEC.2015.7257191
    9. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, Mark Johnston, and Brijesh Verma, "Image Descriptor: A Genetic Programming Approach to Multiclass Texture Classification," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'15), (2015), IEEE, pp. 2460-2467. doi:10.1109/CEC.2015.7257190 [OBPA] [CQU]
    10. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Mark Johnston, "Genetic programming evolved filters from a small number of instances for multiclass texture classification," in Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ'14), (2014), ACM, pp. 84-89. doi:10.1145/2683405.2683418
    11. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Mark Johnston, "Genetic programming for multiclass texture classification using a small number of instances," in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL'14), vol. 8886 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2014, pp. 335-346. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13563-2_29
    12. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang, and Mark Johnston, "Binary image classification using genetic programming based on local binary patterns," in Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ'13), (2013), IEEE, pp. 220-225. doi:10.1109/IVCNZ.2013.6727019
    13. Harith Al-Sahaf, Mengjie Zhang and Mark Johnston, "A one-shot learning approach to image classification using genetic programming," in Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI'13), vol. 8272 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2013, pp. 110-122. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03680-9_13
    14. Harith Al-Sahaf, Andy Song, and Mengjie Zhang, "Hybridisation of genetic programming and nearest neighbour for classification," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'13), (2013), IEEE, pp. 2650-2657. doi:10.1109/CEC.2013.6557889
    15. Harith Al-Sahaf, Andy Song, Kourosh Neshatian, and Mengjie Zhang, "Extracting image features for classification by two-tier genetic programming," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'12), (2014), IEEE, pp. 567-574. doi:10.1109/CEC.2012.6256412
    16. Harith Al-Sahaf, Kourosh Neshatian, and Mengjie Zhang, "Automatic feature extraction and image classification using genetic programming," in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Automation, Robots and Applications (ICARA'11), (2011), IEEE, pp. 157-162. doi:10.1109/ICARA.2011.6144874
    17. Harith Al-Sahaf, Kourosh Neshatian, and Mengjie Zhang, "Two-tier genetic programming for automatic feature extraction, feature selection and image classification," in Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ'11), (2011), University of Auckland, pp. 109-114. doi: