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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

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    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)

  • Team Project Challenge (CE101)

  • Electronic System Design and Integration (CE721)

Publications

Journal articles (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. 18 (5), 2131-2144

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), 38-53

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), 53-69

Adeyemi-Ejeye, AO., 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, 95-106

Palawan, A., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2016). Continuity-Aware Scheduling Algorithm for Scalable Video Streaming. Computers. 5 (2), 11-11

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), 296-303

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), 546-554

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), 750971-750971

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), 2913-2920

Woods, JC. and Alreshoodi, M., (2013). Survey on QoE/QoS correlation models for multimedia services. International Journal of Distributed and Parallel Systems. 4 (3), 53-72

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), 1-18

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), 225-225

S. Ghanbari, J. C. Woods and S. M. Lucas, (2010). Object-based semi-automatic tool for content retrieval. Electronics Letters. 46 (1), 44-46

Yusof, KM., Woods, J. and Fitz, S., (2010). LFSSR: Localised frequency scanning short range estimation for wireless sensor networks. Platform. 2 (2), 207-215

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), 207-215

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), 418-418

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), 43-58

Ghanbari, S., Woods, JC. and Lucas, SM., (2009). Multi-dimensional BPTs for content retrieval. Studies in Computational Intelligence. 231, 73-90

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), 408-408

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), 213-213

Samanta, SK., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2009). Special delivery: An increase in MMS adoption. IEEE Potentials. 28 (1), 12-16

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), 42-61

Samanta, SK., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2009). MMS to Improve Mobile Advertising Acceptance and Replace Billboard. International Journal of Mobile Marketing. 4 (2), 61-67

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), 453-453

Samanta, SK., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2008). Impact of price on mobile subscription and revenue. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 7 (4), 370-383

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), 1-1189

Huihai, L., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2007). Binary Partition Tree for Semantic Object Extraction and Image Segmentation. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 17 (3), 378-383

Huihai, L., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2007). Binary Partition Tree Analysis Based on Region Evolution and Its Application to Tree Simplification. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 16 (4), 1131-1138

Huihai, L., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2006). Image segmentation by binary partition tree. Electronics Letters. 42 (17), 966-967

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), 828-840

Lu, H., Andrade, EL., Woods, JC., Henning, I. and Ghanbari, M., (2006). Generic object registration using multiple hypotheses testing in partition trees. IEE Proceedings - Vision, Image and Signal Processing. 153 (3), 323-330

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), 1084-1096

Andrade, LE., Khan, E., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2003). Description based object tracking in region space using prior information. Electronics Letters. 39 (7), 600-602

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), 1035-1044

Woods, J., Ramanan, S. and Pearson, D., (1999). Selective macroblock level switching for model-based coded video. Electronics Letters. 35 (5), 388-388

Seung-Jong Choi and J. W. Woods, (1999). Motion-compensated 3-D subband coding of video. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 8 (2), 155-167

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), 713-726

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), 56-70

Jaemin Kim and J. W. Woods, (1998). 3-D Kalman filter for image motion estimation. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 7 (1), 42-52

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), 1606-1620

Jaemin Kim and J. W. Woods, (1997). Spatio-temporal adaptive 3-D Kalman filter for video. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 6 (3), 414-424

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), 937-938

Conferences (63)

Makhura, OJ. and Woods, JC., (2018). Multiple feature instance detection with density based clustering

R. Al-Zaidi, J. Woods, M. Al-Khalidi, K. M. A. Alheeti and K. McDonald-Maier, (2017). Next generation marine data networks in an IoT environment

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

K. M. A. Alheeti, R. Al-Zaidi, J. Woods and K. McDonald-Maier, (2017). An intrusion detection scheme for driverless vehicles based gyroscope sensor profiling

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

M. Alreshoodi, A. O. Adeyemi-Ejeye, J. Woods, S. D. Walker and J. Pokhrel, (2016). Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Quality prediction model for wireless 4kUHD H.265-coded video streaming

M. Alreshoodi, E. Danish, J. Woods, A. Fernando and F. Alarfaj, (2016). QoE-enabled efficient resource allocation for H.264 video streaming over WiMAX

M. Alreshoodi, J. woods, E. Danish and A. Fernando, (2015). Resource Allocation Scheme Based on Online QoE Estimation of Mobile H.264 Video Streaming

Palawan, A., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2015). A jitter-Tolerant scheduling algorithm to improve continuity in scalable video streaming

R. J. Mohsin, J. Woods and M. Q. Shawkat, (2015). Density and mobility impact on MANET routing protocols in a maritime environment

E. Danish, A. Fernando, M. Alreshoodi and J. Woods, (2015). A hybrid prediction model for video quality by QoS/QoE mapping in wireless streaming

M. Alreshoodi, J. Woods and I. K. Musa, (2015). Optimising the delivery of Scalable H.264 Video stream by QoS/QoE correlation

M. Alreshoodi, E. Danish, J. Woods, A. Fernando and C. De Alwis, (2015). Prediction of perceptual quality for mobile 3D video using fuzzy inference systems

Palawan, A., Woods, J. and Ghanbari, M., (2014). Weighted multi-playback buffer management for scalable video streaming

R. Mohsin and J. Woods, (2014). Performance evaluation of MANET routing protocols in a maritime environment

M. Alreshoodi, J. Woods and I. K. Musa, (2014). QoE-enabled transport optimisation scheme for real-time SVC video delivery

M. Alreshoodi and J. Woods, (2013). QoE Prediction Model Based on Fuzzy Logic System for Different Video Contents

M. Alreshoodi and J. Woods, (2013). An empirical study based on a fuzzy logic system to assess the QoS/QoE correlation for layered video streaming

A. Setyanto, J. C. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2012). Genetic algorithm for inter-frame region object temporal correlation in binary partition tree

K. M. Yusof, J. Woods and S. Fitz, (2012). Short-range and near ground propagation model for wireless sensor networks

K. M. Yusof, J. Woods and S. Fitz, (2012). Range estimation based on a deep fade linearity function

H. Nguyen, J. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2012). Side information generation in Distributed Video Coding using selective DC coefficients

Clark, AF., Woods, JC. and Oechsle, O., (2010). A low-cost airborne platform for ecological monitoring

Ahmad, M., Alexandrou, I., Al-Nuaimy, W., Amavasai, BP., An, YY., Ariwa, E., Arteche, J., Audrino, F., Ayesh, A., Baber, C., Bailey, C., Balkan, N., Barria, J., Bartosova, J., Benkrid, K., Bleijs, H., Bluck, M., Bose, I., Bouzas, PR., Braiden, PM., Brdys, M., Burriesci, G., Cannataro, M., Carvalho, A., Chang, CC., Chen, D., Chen, GG., Chen, YS., Chiclana, F., Cooke, A., Das, DB., Davis, DN., Dayoub, I., Deb, S., Demetriou, IC., Devai, F., Dilmaghani, RS., Dini, D., Drikakis, D., Durkan, C., Durodola, J., Etebar, K., Fenn, P., Figueiredo, A., Florou, G., Freear, S., Gabrys, B., Galbraith, GH., Gaskell, PH., Gaura, E., Ge, ZQ., Ghafouri-Shiraz, H., Ghavami, M., Giannopoulos, K., Gonzalez, REP., Gracia, AM., Grecos, C., Guan, L., Gulpinar, N., Guo, R., Guo, Y., Hardalupas, Y., He, L., Herrero, JR., Hicks, BJ., Hines, EL., Hodgson, S., Horsfall, A., Hosein, P., Hu, F., Hu, H., Ijomah, W., Ming, J., James, A., Jancovic, P., Jhumka, A., Kamareddine, F., Kannan, R., Karsligil, ME., Katircioglu, ST., Khalid, A., Kokossis, A., Kontis, K., Kulekci, MO., Laukaitis, A., Leeson, M., Limbachiya, MC., Li, L., Li, L., Lin, P., Ling, WK., Macias Lopez, EM., Lovas, T., Luglio, M., Mainardi, S., Mahanti, PK., Marinos, I., Maropoulos, P., Mativenga, P. and Mavrommatis, G., (2010). WCE 2010 - World Congress on Engineering 2010: Preface

J. Woods and S. Fitz, (2010). Green consumer electronics: e-CLiPs, electronic control of intelligent power systems

S. Ghanbari, J. C. Woods and S. M. Lucas, (2009). BPT Using Multi-dimensional Information for Semi-Automatic Content Retrieval

S. Ghanbari, J. C. Woods and S. M. Lucas, (2009). Semi-automatic BPT for Image Retrieval

K. M. Yusof, J. Woods and S. Fitz, (2009). Frequency Scanning Using Software Defined Radio for Localised Range Estimation

S. Ghanbari, J. C. Woods, H. R. Rabiee and S. M. Lucas, (2008). Wavelet domain binary partition trees for image segmentation

S. K. Samanta, J. Woods and M. Ghanbari, (2008). Network design and interconnection pricing in a heterogeneous terrain

E. Gallo, M. Siller and J. Woods, (2007). An Ontology for the Quality of Experience framework

V. Robles, M. Siller and J. Woods, (2007). Active Discarding Packet Mechanisms for Video Transmission

H. Lu, M. Ghanbari and J. Woods, (2006). Establishing Object Correspondences by Utilizing Surrounding Information

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

Andrade, EL., Khan, E., Woods, JC. and Ghanbari, M., (2003). Player classification in interactive sport scenes using prior information region space analysis and number recognition

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

J. C. Woods, (2001). Out-lier removal algorithm for model-based coded video

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. C. Woods, S. Ramanan and D. E. Pearson, (1999). Low level switched model-based coder for low bit-rate applications

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

J. C. Woods, S. Ramanan and D. E. Pearson, (1998). Sensitivity of model-based coded video to packet losses

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