Biography

Abdullah AlFarrarjeh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at German Jordanian University (GJU). His research interests are at the intersection of geospatial databases, multimedia databases, and computer vision. He received his Ph.D. and his Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Jordan University of Science and Technology. Before starting his graduate study, he worked for the Royal Scientific Society for five years as a software developer. In that job, he was involved in developing several web-based applications for different strategic governmental and private institutions.

Educational Background

Computer science, University of Southern California
Computer science, University of Southern California
Computer science, Jordan University of Science and Technology
Research Interests

Geospatial Databases, Multimedia Databases, Multimedia and Computer Vision

Selected Publications

2020 Abdullah AlFarrarjeh, Seon Ho Kim, Vinuta Hegde, Akshansh, Cyrus Shahabi, Qingyun Xie, Siva Ravada,"A Class of R*-tree Indexes for Spatial-Visual Search of Geo-tagged Street Images",IEEE in Proceeding of the 37th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE),Dallas, Texas, United States, April 20th–24th,2020
2020 Abdullah AlFarrarjeh*, Zeyu Ma*, Seon Ho Kim, Cyrus Shahabi,"3D Spatial Coverage Measurement of Aerial Images",(* Equal Contribution), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM),Daejeon, Korea, January 5-8,2020
2019 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Seon Ho Kim, Arvind Bright, Vinuta Hegde, Akshansh, Cyrus Shahabi,"Spatial Aggregation of Visual Features for Image Data Search in a Large Geo-tagged Image Dataset",In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data (BigMM),Singapore, Sep 11 - 13,2019
2019 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh*, Dweep Trivedi*, Seon Ho Kim, Hyunjun Park, Chao Huang, Cyrus Shahabi,"Recognizing Material of A Covered Object: A Case Study with Graffiti",(*Equal Contribution), In Proceedings of The 26th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP),Taipei, Taiwan, Sep 22 - 25,2019
2018 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh*, Dweep Trivedi*, Seon Ho Kim, Cyrus Shahabi,"A Deep Learning Approach for Road Damage Detection from Smartphone Images",(*Equal Contribution), In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 2018),Seattle, WA, USA, Dec. 10-13,2018
2018 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Seon Ho Kim, Shivnesh Rajan, Akshay Deshmukh, Cyrus Shahabi,"A Data-Centric Approach for Image Scene Localization",In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 2018),Seattle, WA, USA, Dec. 10-13,2018
2018 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Seon Ho Kim, Akshay Deshmukh, Shivnesh Rajan, Ying Lu, Cyrus Shahabi,"Spatial Coverage Measurement of Geo-Tagged Visual Data: A Database Approach",In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Multimedia (BigMM),Xi'an, China, September 13 - 16,2018
2018 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Seon Ho Kim, Sumeet Agrawal, Meghana Ashok, Su Young Kim, Cyrus Shahabi,"Image Classification to Determine the Level of Street Cleanliness: A Case Study",In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Multimedia (BigMM),Xi'an, China, September 13 - 16,2018
2017 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Cyrus Shahabi, Seon Ho Kim,"Hybrid Indexes for Spatial-Visual Search",In Proceedings of the Thematic Workshops of ACM Multimedia 2017,pp. 75-83, Mountain View, California, USA, October 23 - 27,2017
2017 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Sumeet Agrawal, Seon Ho Kim, Cyrus Shahabi,"Geo-Spatial Multimedia Sentiment Analysis in Disasters",In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA),pp. 193-202, Tokyo, Japan, October 19-21,2017
2015 Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Tobias Emrich, Cyrus Shahabi,"Scalable Spatial Crowdsourcing: A study of distributed algorithms",16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM),Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June 15-18,2015
2014 Guanfeng Wang, Ying Lu, Luming Zhang, Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Roger Zimmermann, Seon Ho Kim, Cyrus Shahabi,"Active Key Frame Selection for 3D Model Reconstruction From Crowdsourced Geo-tagged Videos",In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference of Multimedia & Exp (ICME),pp. 1-6, Chengdu, China, July 14 - 18,2014
2013 Seon Ho Kim, Ying Lu, Junyuan Shi, Abdullah Alfarrarjeh, Cyrus Shahabi, Guanfeng Wang, Roger Zimmermann,"Frame Selection Algorithms for Automatic Generation of Panoramic Images from Crowdsourced Geo-tagged Videos",In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS),pp. 67 - 84, Seoul, South Korea, May 29-30,2013