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Dr John Woods

Senior Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Dr John Woods
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    +44 (0) 1206 872795

  • Location

    1NW.3.10, Colchester Campus

Profile

Biography

Member of the Robotics Research Group (See also:staff research interests by category)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Image processing

model-based coding and 3-D modelling

IP and ATM networks

telecommunications principles

robotics and autonomous vehicles

sensor networks and robotic aviation

Teaching and supervision

  • Network Fundamentals (CE155)

  • Electronic System Design and Integration (CE721)

  • Communications Laboratory (CE783)

Publications

Journals (45)

Al-Zaidi, R., Woods, JC., Al-Khalidi, M. and Hu, H., (2018). Building Novel VHF-based Wireless Sensor Networks for the Internet of Marine Things. IEEE Sensors Journal

Adeyemi-Ejeye, A., Alreshoodi, M., Al-Jobouri, L., Fleury, M. and Woods, J., (2017). Packet loss visibility across SD, HD, 3D, and UHD video streams. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. 45

Camp, EF., Dong, LF., Suggett, DJ., Smith, DJ., Boatman, TG., Crosswel, JR., Evenhuis, C., Scorfield, S., Walinjkar, A., Woods, J. and Lawson, T., (2017). A novel membrane inlet-infrared gas analysis (MI-IRGA) system for monitoring of seawater carbonate system. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 15 (1)

Al-Zaidi, R., Woods, J., Al-Khalidi, M. and Hu, H., (2017). An IOT-enabled System for Marine Data Aquisition and Cartography. Transactions on Networks and Communications. 5 (1)

Palawan, A., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2016). Continuity-Aware Scheduling Algorithm for Scalable Video Streaming. Computers. 5 (2)

M. Alreshoodi, A. O. Adeyemi-Ejeye, J. Woods and S. D. Walker, (2015). Fuzzy logic inference system-based hybrid quality prediction model for wireless 4kUHD H.265-coded video streaming. IET Networks. 4 (6)

M. Alreshoodi, E. Danish, J. Woods, A. Fernando and C. D. Alwis, (2015). Prediction of perceptual quality for mobile video using fuzzy inference systems. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. 61 (4)

Thabet, T. and Woods, JC., (2015). An Approach to Calculate the Efficiency for an N-Receiver Wireless Power Transfer System. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications. 6 (9)

Abdul-Kader, SA. and Woods, JC., (2015). Survey on Chatbot Design Techniques in Speech Conversation Systems. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications. 6 (7)

Mohsin, RJ., Woods, J. and Shawkat, MQ., (2015). (AMDC) Algorithm for wireless sensor networks in the marine environment. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications. 6 (6)

Hernández Ochoa, M., Siller, M., Woods, J. and Duran-Limon, HA., (2014). A Performance Analysis Framework for WiFi/WiMAX Heterogeneous Metropolitan Networks Based on Cross-Layer Design. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. 10 (3)

Qadri, MT., Woods, J., Tan, KT. and Ghanbari, M., (2013). Temporal masking in no reference mode using motion vectors analysis. ICIC Express Letters. 7 (11)

Woods, JC. and Alreshoodi, M., (2013). Survey on QoE/QoS correlation models for multimedia services. International Journal of Distributed and Parallel Systems. 4 (3)

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2011). Automatic language translation: An enhancement to the mobile messaging services. International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction. 7 (1)

Samanta, SK., Pan, H., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2011). Internet pricing: a two sided market perspective. International Journal of Economics and Business Research. 3 (2)

S. Ghanbari, J. C. Woods and S. M. Lucas, (2010). Object-based semi-automatic tool for content retrieval. Electronics Letters. 46 (1)

Yusof, KM., Woods, J. and Fitz, S., (2010). LFSSR: Localised frequency scanning short range estimation for wireless sensor networks. Platform. 2 (2)

Yusof, KM., Woods, J. and Fitz, S., (2010). LFSSR: Localised frequency scanning short range estimation for wireless sensor networks. International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security. 2 (3)

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2010). A business model for mobile commerce applications using multimedia messaging service. International Journal of Business Information Systems. 5 (4)

Samanta, SK., Achilleos, A., Moiron, S., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2010). Automatic Language Translation for Mobile SMS. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development. 2 (1)

Ghanbari, S., Woods, JC. and Lucas, SM., (2009). Multi-dimensional BPTs for content retrieval. Studies in Computational Intelligence. 231

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2009). Asymmetric pricing and change in delivery to increase multimedia messaging service revenue. International Journal of Revenue Management. 3 (4)

Samanta, SK., Woods, J., Ghanbari, M. and Rahman, Z., (2009). Tariff balancing for increased subscription and revenue in a mobile network. International Journal of Mobile Communications. 7 (2)

S. K. Samanta, J. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2009). Special delivery: An increase in MMS adoption. IEEE Potentials. 28 (1)

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2009). Application of Parametric Cost Estimation Model to Telecommunication Networks. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking. 1 (3)

Samanta, SK., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2009). MMS to Improve Mobile Advertising Acceptance and Replace Billboard. International Journal of Mobile Marketing. 4 (2)

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2008). A parametric cost model for interconnection service price determination. International Journal of Services and Standards. 4 (4)

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2008). Impact of price on mobile subscription and revenue. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 7 (4)

S. Ghanbari, J. C. Woods, H. R. Rabiee and S. M. Lucas, (2007). Wavelet domain binary partition trees for semantic object extraction. Electronics Letters. 43 (22)

H. Lu, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2007). Binary Partition Tree for Semantic Object Extraction and Image Segmentation. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 17 (3)

H. Lu, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2007). Binary Partition Tree Analysis Based on Region Evolution and Its Application to Tree Simplification. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 16 (4)

H. Lu, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2006). Image segmentation by binary partition tree. Electronics Letters. 42 (17)

M. Siller and J. Woods, (2006). Using an agent based platform to map quality of service to experience in conventional and active networks. IEE Proceedings - Communications. 153 (6)

H. Lu, E. L. Andrade, J. C. Woods, M. Ghanbari and I. Henning, (2006). Generic object registration using multiple hypotheses testing in partition trees. IEE Proceedings - Vision, Image and Signal Processing. 153 (3)

Andrade, E., Woods, J., Khan, E. and Ghanbari, M., (2005). Region-based analysis and retrieval for tracking of semantic objects and provision of augmented information in interactive sport scenes. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 7 (6)

E. L. Andrade, E. Khan, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2003). Description based object tracking in region space using prior information. Electronics Letters. 39 (7)

J. W. Woods and G. Lilienfield, (2001). A resolution and frame-rate scalable subband/wavelet video coder. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 11 (9)

Woods, J., Ramanan, S. and Pearson, D., (1999). Selective macroblock level switching for model-based coded video. Electronics Letters. 35 (5)

Seung-Jong Choi and J. W. Woods, (1999). Motion-compensated 3-D subband coding of video. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 8 (2)

R. Krishnamurthy, J. W. Woods and P. Moulin, (1999). Frame interpolation and bidirectional prediction of video using compactly encoded optical-flow fields and label fields. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 9 (5)

Soo-Chul Han and J. W. Woods, (1998). Adaptive coding of moving objects for very low bit rates. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. 16 (1)

Jaemin Kim and J. W. Woods, (1998). 3-D Kalman filter for image motion estimation. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 7 (1)

P. Moulin, R. Krishnamurthy and J. W. Woods, (1997). Multiscale modeling and estimation of motion fields for video coding. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 6 (12)

Jaemin Kim and J. W. Woods, (1997). Spatio-temporal adaptive 3-D Kalman filter for video. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 6 (3)

A. P. C. Jones, P. J. Wright, A. W. Brinkman, G. J. Russell, J. Woods and B. Cockayne, (1987). A new technology for epitaxial II-VI compound semiconductor devices. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 34 (4)

Conferences (28)

Woods, JC. and Walinjkar, A., (2017). ECG classification and prognostic approach towards personalized healthcare

Thabet, T. and Woods, JC., (2017). Intelligent management and control of received wireless power

Thabet, T. and Woods, JC., (2017). Impact of connection type on the efficiency of wireless power transfer systems

Adeyemi-Ejeye, A., Alreshoodi, M., Al-Jobouri, L., Fleury, M., Woods, J. and Medhi, M., (2017). IEEE 802.11ac wireless delivery of 4kUHD video: The impact of packet loss

Walinjkar, A. and Woods, J., (2017). Personalized wearable systems for real-time ECG classification and healthcare interoperability: Real-time ECG classification and FHIR interoperability

Holland, O., Woods, J., De Nardi, R. and Clark, A., (2005). Beyond swarm intelligence: The ultraswarm

O. Holland, J. Woods, R. De Nardi and A. Clark, (2005). Beyond swarm intelligence: the UltraSwarm

Andrade, EL., Khan, E., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2003). Segmentation and tracking for interactive sport scenes using region adjacency graphs, picture trees and prior information

Woods, JC., (2003). Spatial and temporal stability of hierarchically segmented regions for use as conjugate pairs in the estimation of depth and tracking

Mbise, M. and Woods, J., (2003). Multimedia stream interaction: Arbitration of video latency effects caused by long-term bursts

Woods, JC., Andrade, EL., Khan, E. and Ghanbari, M., (2003). Segmentation and tracking for interactive sport scenes using region space analysis and a priori information

Mbise, A. and Woods, JC., (2003). Evaluation of latency effects of a long-term burst on video for selective removal of dependant packets

E. L. Andrade, E. Khan, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2003). Player identification in interactive sport scenes using region space analysis prior information and number recognition

P. Chen, K. Hanke, T. Rusert and J. W. Woods, (2003). Improvements to the MC-EZBC scalable video coder

I. V. Bajic, O. Tickoo, A. Balan, S. Kalyanaraman and J. W. Woods, (2003). Integrated end-to-end buffer management and congestion control for scalable video communications

M. Siller and J. C. Woods, (2003). QoS arbitration for improving the QoE in multimedia transmission

E. L. Andrade, E. Khan, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2003). Segmentation and tracking using region adjacency graphs, picture trees and prior information

M. Mbise and J. C. Woods, (2003). Arbitration by selective removal of temporally dependent redundancies

Peisong Chen and J. W. Woods, (2002). Video coding for digital cinema

Kai Wang and J. W. Woods, (2000). Compressed domain MPEG-2 video editing

Peisong Chen and J. W. Woods, (2000). Region-based subband/wavelet image coding

A. Aydin Alatan and J. W. Woods, (2000). Robust signal compression using joint fixed- and variable-length coding

L. A. Da Silva Cruz and J. W. Woods, (2000). Adaptive motion vector vector quantization for video coding

Shih-Ta Hsiang and J. W. Woods, (2000). Embedded image coding using zeroblocks of subband/wavelet coefficients and context modeling

J. W. Woods and Zhun Zhong, (1999). Large block VQ for image sequences

A. Aydin Alatan and J. W. Woods, (1998). Joint utilization of fixed and variable-length codes for improving synchronization immunity for image transmission

A. M. Murching and J. W. Woods, (1997). Reconstruction error in transform/subband coding

Soo-Chul Han and J. W. Woods, (1997). Spatiotemporal subband/wavelet coding of video with object-based motion information

Grants and funding

2017

Technology & Service provider for UAV inspection Services - principally thermographic inspections of large scale Solar PV

General

67% - Embedding intelligent systems within an UAV thermographic solar energy inspection platform to reduce UAV weight, performance and flight time

Technology STrategy Board

33% - Embedding intelligent systems within an UAV thermographic solar energy inspection platform to reduce UAV weight, performance and flight time

Above Surveying Ltd

2016

50% To develop innovative monitoring equipment for emergency lighting systems, embed knowledge of embedded systems, computer networks and network security, and create a technical Centre of Excellence.

Technology STrategy Board

50% To develop innovative monitoring equipment for emergency lighting systems, embed knowledge of embedded systems, computer networks and network security, and create a technical Centre of Excellence.

Emergency Lighting Products Ltd

67% - To design and develop embedded systems and peripherals for control and monitoring applications making best use of available communications and microprocessor technologies and to embed knowledge of communications and associated sofware technologies.

Technology STrategy Board

33% - To design and develop embedded systems and peripherals for control and monitoring applications making best use of available communications and microprocessor technologies and to embed knowledge of communications and associated sofware technologies.

Dicam Technologies

Hydrometer Research

The Nanobrewery Company Ltd

67% To embed a novel wireless ethernet capability across the rail network, to support innovation in train to shore communication speed and establish LPA as a leading innovator in the sector. To increase the bandwidth of on-board copper Ethenet Backbones

Technology STrategy Board

33% To embed a novel wireless ethernet capability across the rail network, to support innovation in train to shore communication speed and establish LPA as a leading innovator in the sector. To increase the bandwidth of on-board copper Ethenet Backbones

LPA Group PLC

Diagnostics Capability report and risk register for Dicam

Dicam Technologies

2014

67% - To develop a low-cost, flexible, IP based door access and entry system, and embed a new electronics design capability

Technology STrategy Board

33% - To develop a low-cost, flexible, IP based door access and entry system, and embed a new electronics design capability

Raytel Security Systems Ltd

2013

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Technology STrategy Board

To Produce a Dynamic Digital Map of Welfare Support Service Provision - 33%

Colne Housing Society Ltd

To map the impacts of social welfare reform and produce a dynamic digital map of welfare support service provision

Technology STrategy Board

To map the impacts of social welfare reform and produce a dynamic digital map of welfare support service provision

Colne Housing Society Ltd

2012

Video Streaming Project

Iceni Seedcorn Fund

To enable LPA to design rail connectors suitable for RF (67%)

Technology STrategy Board

To enable LPA to design rail connectors suitable for RF (33%)

LPA Industries Ltd

2010

60% To produce a software tool TSB

Technology STrategy Board

40% To produce a software tool AJ Energy

A J Energy Consultants Ltd

2009

A Community Metabolism Approach - Coral Growth

Natural Environment Research Council

2008

Clips - Control Of Intelligent Power Systems

Carbon Connections

Contact

woodjt@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872795

Location:

1NW.3.10, Colchester Campus