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University of Bridgeport. School of Engineering. Prof. Tarek Sobh Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research Dean, School of Engineering. University of Bridgeport. Capabilities and research facilities / groups. School of Engineering. Multimedia Information Group (MIG) Laboratory.

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university of bridgeport

University of Bridgeport

School of Engineering

Prof. Tarek Sobh

Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research Dean, School of Engineering

university of bridgeport1

University of Bridgeport

Capabilities and research facilities / groups

School of Engineering

multimedia information group mig laboratory

Multimedia Information Group (MIG) Laboratory


University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

mig @ ub



Multimedia Information Group

  • Multimedia Information Group @ UB
    • Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UB, CT
  • Location: Charles A. Dana Hall #234
  • People
    • Prof. Jeongkyu Lee
    • 2 PhDs and 2 MS students
  • Collaborators
    • Prof. JungHwan Oh at UNT
    • Prof. Shou-jiang Tang at UTSW
    • Prof. Dongwon Lee at PSU

our vision


Our Vision

Multimedia Information Group

active research


TaeKwonDo project

SmartView project

  • Developing algorithms and S/W for event detections from
  • WCE (Wireless Capsule Endoscopy) videos
  • Funded from IntroMedic, Co. Ltd., Korea
  • Collaborator: Dr. Tang at UTSW, Dr. Oh at UNT
  • Developing algorithm and prototype system
  • for automatic judge of TaeKwonDo poomsae
  • Sponsor: International College at UB, WTF
  • Collaborator: Prof. Kim of Martial Art dept.
  • at UB


  • Developing a new algorithm for automatic generation of
  • Multimedia Ontology
  • Target applications: Medical videos, Surveillance camera,
  • and Military videos
  • Looking for sponsors
  • Developing a noble method for video and image matching
  • Applicatoin1: Video Copy Detection for YouTube
  • Applicatoin2: BIM (BLASTed Image matching)
  • Collaborator: Dr. Dongwon Lee at Penn State University

Vlinkage: Video Linkage project

Multimedia Ontology

Active Research

Multimedia Information Group


Proposal Title: Active Stability System using Visual Information

for Gun Launched Hybrid Projectiles

  • Operational Capability
  • Operate over a wide range of general environmental
  • conditions.
  • Capture visual information using CCD mounted on top
  • of UAV.
  • Generate signal using visual features, such as color
  • signal.
  • Compute the stability score using FFT and Energy
  • function.
  • Control motors to balance UAV.

Overview of Active Balancing System

  • Proposed Technical Approach
  • Task1: Installation of Visual Equipments
  • Mount CCD camera on the tip of UAV
  • Install SoC (System on a Chip)
  • Task2: Development of Visual Analysis Module
  • Develop and implement feature signals generation.
  • Develop and implement FFT and Energy function.
  • Develop and implement stability scoring function.
  • Task3: UAV Control Module
  • Control UAV for stability.
  • Test the active stability system.
  • Cost and Schedule
  • Total Cost:
  • $ ??????
  • Deliverables
  • Technical report describing compiled results of active stability system for Gun Launched Hybrid Projectiles.
  • Prototype system integrating developed system.
  • Corporate Information
  • .Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT 06604
  • Phone: (203) 576-4397, Fax: (203) 576-4765
  • Email: (Dr. Jeongkyu Lee)
outline of outgoing project
Outline of Outgoing Project
  • Online Automation and Control: An Experiment in Distance Engineering Education
  • E-Learning: Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation
  • Prototyping Environment for Robot Manipulators
  • Manipulator Workspace Generation and Visualization in the Presence of Obstacles
  • Kinematic Synthesis of Robotic Manipulators from Task Descriptions
  • New concept in optimizing the manipulability index of serial Manipulators using SVD method
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Outline of Outgoing Project
  • Recovering 3-D Uncertainties from Sensory Measurements for Robotics Applications
  • Industrial Inspection and Reverse Engineering
  • Sensing Under Uncertainty for Mobile Robots
  • Robot Design and Dynamic Control Simulation Software Solutions From Task Points Description.
  • RISCBot II
online distance laboratories
Online Distance Laboratories
  • Using Automation and Telerobotic (controlling devices from a distance) systems
  • Real-time laboratory experience via the internet
    • Tele-operation of Mitsubishi Movemaster
    • RISCBOT – A Web Enabled Autonomous Navigational Robot
    • Tele-operation of the FESTO Process Controller
capabilities and research facilities
Capabilities and Research Facilities
  • Sensing under uncertainty.
  • Sensor-based distributed control schemes.
  • Control and planning for autonomous mobile systems.
  • Modeling and recovering uncertainty in 3-D structure and motion.
  • Dynamics and kinematics generation and analysis for multi-DOF robots.
  • Active observation and control of a moving agent under uncertainty.
  • Automation for genetics application.
  • Manipulator workspace generation in the presence of obstacles.
  • Turbulent flow analysis using sensors within a DES framework

School of Engineering

University of Bridgeport

wireless mobile communications wmc laboratory

Wireless & Mobile Communications (WMC) Laboratory


University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

wmc current research projects
WMC Current Research Projects
  • Wireless Multiuser Communications for Cellular and Mobile Networks
    • BER and SNR Analysis of DS-CDMA Cellular Networks
    • Multiple Access interference (MAI) Cancellation for Wireless Multiuser Receivers
    • Analysis of Processing Gain for Wireless Multiuser DS-CDMA Systems
    • Computational Complexity and Algorithm Optimization for 3G Cellular Networks
wmc research projects
WMC Research Projects

2. Wireless Mesh Networks

  • The Use of Orthogonal Frequency Code Division (OFCD) in Broadband Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Efficient Routing Algorithms for Wireless Mesh-Hypercube (M-H) Networks
wmc research projects cont
WMC Research Projects (Cont..)

3. Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANET)

  • The Best and Worst Case Capacity Analysis of MANET
  • Efficient DSR Based Routing Scheme for MANET
  • Minimizing the Malicious Behavior of Mobile Nodes for Maximizing the MANET Data Throughput

4. Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Resource Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks Via Self-Adaptive Methodology
  • Minimizing the Energy Consumption of Wireless Sensor Nodes Using Active Node Optimization Method
related recent results cdma receiver multiuser receiver
Related Recent ResultsCDMA Receiver: Multiuser Receiver
  • A class of CDMA receivers known as multiuser receivers
  • It exploit the available information about the spreading sequences and mobile channel impulse responses of all the CDMA users
  • The goal is to improve the performance of the wireless CDMA users

WMC research group focuses on this part

Classification of CDMA detectors

related recent results antenna design for cellular networks

Co-channel interference reduction

Collect multipath components

Delay spread reduction

reduce handoff rate

stand alone technique


Linear increase in Interference

Cancel only L-1 interference

Difficult to achieve convergence in low SNR

Related Recent Results Antenna Design for Cellular Networks

WMC research group focuses on the utilization of adaptive antenna array with CDMA systems for achieving optimal performance

Figure: Adaptive Antenna Array

related recent results multiple access interference cancellation for wireless multiuser receivers



Related Recent Results Multiple Access interference Cancellation for Wireless Multiuser Receivers
  • Applications: Military RF Consideration
    • High-power, fixed-frequency transmitters make easy targets.
      • Easy to jam
      • Easy to destroy

AGM-88High-speed Anti-Radiation (HARM)


Missile seeker head locks-on RF transmitters

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University of Bridgeport

Other relevant faculty expertise

Faculty of Engineering

ausif mahmood
Ausif Mahmood
  • Video analysis, capture and processing.
  • Signal processing.
  • Video and data compression technologies.
  • Electronics circuit design.
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Ausif Mahmood
  • Image processing projects such as Object recognition, Face Recognition using Eigen Faces and 2-D FFT.
  • Developing various hardware prototypes based on microcontrollers such as controlling image capture.
  • Hardware and software development, including having developed some commercial projects involving wireless communication, GPS tracking, and RS-232 communication.
navarun gupta
Navarun Gupta
  • Programming a real-time digital signal processing (DSP) chip to do specific tasks like filtering, image processing and mathematical calculations.
  • Implementing such an autonomous image tracking / detection system.
neal lewis and elif kongar
Neal Lewis and Elif Kongar

They can assist with various forms of simulation including:

  • Fluid dynamics of airborne objects.
  • Sensitivity analysis using Monte Carlo techniques
  • Simulation of multi-step operations using Arena software.
  • Simulation and Six Sigma techniques which are recommended in the design stage of the small size product to maximize product reliability.
xingguo xiong
Xingguo Xiong
  • Low power VLSI circuit design and VLSI testing. For the flying UAS bullet project, low power circuit design reduces the power consumption of the control circuits so that the battery life can be extended.
  • MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems) and nanotechnology. By using MEMS technology, the size, weight and cost of the UAS bullet can be greatly decreased. For example, he can develop the MEMS micromotor and other various MEMS sensors/actuators for the UAS bullet.
  • Performing shock and vibration simulation/testing for the UAS bullet.
saikat ray
Saikat Ray
  • Target demo: A UAS hanging by a thread with (micro)-motors installed for bending the wings. The wings are controlled from a laptop/PC through wireless link.
  • Building the wireless link (system) with relatively small form factor.
lawrence hmurcik
Lawrence Hmurcik
  • Electronics circuit design
  • Microelectronics
  • Signal processing
  • Controls
  • DSP
  • Circuit Design / Analysis
  • Simulation
  • Micro Electronics/ MEMS