SAM Division


Systems Architecture and Multimedia Division

Head of the division:  Ykhlef Fayçal


This division is described by a list of expertise areas as well as a list of key themes spanning several disciplines. The expertise areas are: computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, signal processing, image processing, artificial intelligence, soft computing, computer arithmetic and optimization. Key themes (viewed as applications) are diverse:

  • Age-invariant biometrics
  • Sound source localization
  • Medical image analysis
  • Speech and audio analysis
  • Abnormal events detection
  • Surveillance
  • Brain machine interface
  • Remote sensing
  • Instrumentation and quality control
  • Cryptography
  • Real-time systems
  • Computer Arithmetic for VLSI Applications

The mission of this division consists of nurturing the society at large through our contributions at the highest international levels of excellence. Our ultimate goal aims at:  (i) creating novel scientific paradigms and (ii) developing one-of-a-kind applications that meet current challenging demands.