Publications


I will be moving to Philips Netherlands in Feb 2012 to take up a post as a senior scientist in patient care solutions and won't be maintaining this page. For any info, please use my Philips email.


2012


Can Pervasive Sensing Address Current Challenges in Global Healthcare? L. Atallah, B.Lo and G-Z. Yang accepted for publication in Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health.

2011


Validation of an Ear-Worn Sensor for gait monitoring using a Force-Plate Instrumented Treadmill L. Atallah, A. Wiik, G.G. Jones, B. Lo, J. Cobb, A. Amis and G-Z Yang, in Gait and Posture 2011. Online version

Effect of acute exacerbations on skeletal muscle strength and physical activity in cystic fibrosis , J. Wiebold, L. Atallah, J, Kelly, D. Shrikrishna, K. Gyi, B. Lo, G-Z. Yang, D. Bilton, M. Polkey and N. Hopkinson to appear in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis.

Pervasive sensing for athletic training B.P.L. Lo, L. Atallah, B. Crewther, A.M. Spehar-Deleze, S. Anastasova, P. Conway, C. Cook, S. Drawer, P. Vadgama, and G-Z Yang, in Delivering London 2012: ICT Enabling the Games, The IET special interest publication, Nov 2011, pages 53-62.pdf

Detection and Analysis of Transitional Activity in Manifold Space R. Ali, L. Atallah, B. Lo and G-Z. in IEEE Transactions of IT in Biomedicine, Aug 2011.pdf

Sensor positioning for activity recognition using wearable accelerometers L. Atallah, B. Lo, R. King and G-Z. Yang in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol.5, no.4, pp.320-329, Aug. 2011. pdf

Direction Sensitive Fall Detection Using a Triaxial Accelerometer and a Barometric Pressure Sensor, M. Tolkiehn, L. Atallah, B. Lo and G-Z. Yang. in EMBC 2011 in Boston, USA. pdf

Observing Recovery from Knee-Replacement Surgery by using Wearable Sensors, L. Atallah, G.J. Jones, R. Ali, J. Leong, B. Lo and G-Z. Yang. in BSN 2011 in Dallas, Texas. pdf

Energy expenditure prediction using a miniaturised ear worn sensor, L. Atallah, J. Leong, B. Lo and G-Z. Yang. in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise July 2011 - Volume 43 - Issue 7 - pp 1369-1377 link.

Ear-worn Body Sensor Network Device: An Objective Tool for Functional Post-operative Home Recovery Monitoring, O. Aziz, L. Atallah, B. Lo, E. Gray, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi and and G-Z. Yang. in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 18:156-159, 2011. link.


2010

Comparison of a novel ear worn sensor (e-AR) with an armband sensor for physical activity monitoring in COPD, Shrikrishna D, Atallah L, Lo B, Parker T, Patterson J, Kelly JL, Polkey MI, Yang GZ, Hopkinson NS. accepted as a poster presentation in the annual congress of the European Respiratory Society ERS 2010 in Barcelona, Spain 18-22 Sep 2010.

Deployment of Wireless Sensors for Remote Elderly Monitoring, M. Bennebroek, L. Atallah, B. Lo, G-Z. Yang, in the workshop on Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) service platforms, part of IEEE Healthcom '10 in Lyon France, July 2010.

Distributed Inferencing with Ambient and Wearable Sensors L. Atallah, D. McIlwraith, S. Thiemjarus, B. Lo and G-Z. Yang in Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2010.

Remote Elderly Care Monitoring through Wireless Accessible Sensor Populations (WASP) - project overview presentation, M. Bennebroek, L. Atallah, B. Lo, G-Z. Yang, EWSN2010, February 19 2010.

Sensor Placement for Activity Detection using Wearable Accelerometers, L. Atallah, B.Lo, R. King and G-Z. Yang in 2010 International Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2010) June 7 - 9, 2010 Biopolis, Singapore. pdf

Elderly Risk Assessment of Falls with BSN, R. King, L. Atallah, F. Miskelly and G-Z. Yang in 2010 International Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2010) June 7 - 9, 2010 Biopolis, Singapore. pdf

Validation of an Ear Worn Sensor for Activity Monitoring in COPD, L. Atallah, J-F. Zhang, B.Lo, D. Shrikrishna, J.L. Kelly, A. Jackson, M.I. Polkey, G-Z. Yang, N.S. Hopkinson in Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 181: A1211 pdf


2009


Real-time Activity Classification Using Ambient and Wearable Sensors, L. Atallah, B. Lo, R. Ali, R. King and G-Z. Yang in IEEE Transactions of IT in Biomedicine, 2009 Nov;13(6):1031-9 pdf

The use of Pervasive Sensing for Behaviour Profiling - a Survey, L. Atallah and G-Z. Yang in Pervasive and Mobile Computing Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2009, Pages 447-464 link

Development of a Wireless Sensor Glove for Surgical Skills Assessment R. King, L. Atallah, B. Lo and G.Z. Yang in IEEE Transactions of Information Technology in Biomedicine 2009 Sep;13(5):673-9. link

Detecting Walking Gait Impairment with an Ear-worn Sensor, L. Atallah, O. Aziz, B. Lo and G-Z. Yang in Body Sensor Networks 2009, San Fransisco, USA pdf

Transitional Activity Recognition with Manifold Embedding, R.Ali, L. Atallah, B.Lo and G-Z. Yang in Body Sensor Networks 2009, San Fransisco, USA. pdf

An Integrated Multi-Sensing Framework for Pervasive Healthcare Monitoring. M.ElHelw, B.Lo, J. Pansiot and L. Atallah in Pervasive Health 2009, London, UK. (Best paper award)


2008

Functional prefrontal reorganization accompanies learning-associated refinements in surgery: A manifold embedding approach D. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, L. Atallah, T. Athanasiou, J. Leong, A. Darzi & G-Z. Yang, Computer Aided Surgery, November 2008; 6(13): 1-15

From Computers to Ubiquitous Computing by 2010, O. Aziz, B. Lo, J. Pansiot, L. Atallah, G.Z. Yang and A. Darzi in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society -A. link

Variations in prefrontal activation support technical performance improvements in surgical novices. Leff D; Leong J; Orihuela-Espina F; Atallah L; Elwell C; Delpy D; Yang GZ; Darzi A. (Jul 2008). BRIT J SURG. 95:936-936.


Investigation of Partial Directed Coherence for Hand-Eye Coordination in Laparoscopic training, J. Leong, L. Atallah, M. Nicolaou, D. Leff, G.Z. Yang and A. Darzi  in MIAR 08 in Tokyo, Japan. pdf

Pattern Mining for Routine Behaviour Discovery in Pervasive Healthcare Environments. R. Ali, M. ElHelw, L. Atallah, B. Lo and G.Z. Yang in the 5th International Conference on Information Technology and Application in Biomedicine (ITAB 2008), Hong Kong, China pdf

Gaussian Process Prediction for Cross Channel Consensus in Body Sensor Networks. L. Atallah, A. Elsaify, B. Lo, N. Hopkinson and G.Z. Yang To appear in the 5th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2008, Hong Kong, China pdf

Wirelessly Accessible Sensor Populations (WASP) for Elderly Care Monitoring. L. Atallah, B. Lo, GZ Yang and F. Siegemund. In the workshop on Ambient Technologies for Diagnosing and Monitoring Chronic Patients, part of Pervasive Health 2008 in Tampere, Finland, Jan 2008 pdf

Changes In Prefrontal Cortical Behaviour Depend Upon Familiarity On A Bimanual Co-ordination Task: An fNIRS Study. D. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, L. Atallah, C. Elwell, D.  Delpy, A. Darzi, and G-Z. Yang, NeuroImage 39(2):805:13, 2008.



2007


HMM assessment of quality of movement trajectory in laparoscopic surgery. JH Leong,M. Nicolaou, L. Atallah, G. P Mylonas, A Darzi, GZ Yang, Computer Aided Surgery 12(6): 1-12, 2007.

Enhancing the Visualisation of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Data in Novice and Expert Surgeons - a Manifold Embedding Approach. D.R. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, L. Atallah, A.Darzi, and G-Z. Yang. Miccai '07.

An HMM Framework for Optimal Sensor Selection with Applications to BSN Sensor Glove Design. R.C. King, L. Atallah, G.Z. Yang and A. Darzi. EmNets 2007 (The Fourth Workshop on Embedded Networked Sensors) in Cork, Ireland pdf

Open Surgical Knot-Tying Induces a Lateralised Prefrontal Brain Response in Surgical Novices. D.Leff, J.Leong, L. Atallah, T. Athanasiou, P. Hui Koh, C. ElWell, D. Delpy, GZ. Yang and A. Darzi in HBM 2007 (13th meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping), Chicago, Illinois.

A Pervasive Body Sensor Network for Measuring Post-Operative Recovery at Home. O. Aziz, L. Atallah, B. Lo, M. ElHelw, L. Wang, G. Z. Yang, and A. Darzi. Surgical Innovation, Vol. 14-2, June 2007 pages 83-90.

Real time pervasive monitoring for post operative care. B. Lo, L. Atallah, O. Aziz, M. ElHelw, A. Darzi, GZ. Yang in BSN 2007, Aachen, Germany. pdf

Behaviour profiling with ambient and wearable sensing. L. Atallah, M. El Helw, J. Pansiot, D.Stoyanov, L. Wang, B. Lo and GZ. Yang in BSN 2007, Aachen, Germany. preprint pdf



2006


The effect of depth preception on visual motor compensation in Minimal Invasive Surgery, M. Nicolaou, L. Atallah, A. James, J. Leong, A. Darzi and GZ Yang, in MIAR 06, Shanghai China pdf

HMM Assessment of Quality of Movement Trajectory in Laparoscopic Surgery, JH Leong, M. Nicolaou, L. Atallah, G. P Mylonas, A Darzi, GZ Yang, in MICCAI 06, Copenhagen


2005


Investigating the Effects of Scale in MRF (Markov Random Field) Texture Classification, SJ Blunsden and L. Atallah, accepted for publication in VIE2005 (Glasgow UK) preprint pdf

Object detection and classification at different resolutions in archaeological side-scan sonar images. L. Atallah, C Shang and CR Bates, accepted for Oceans 05 (Brest France)
preprint pdf


Can bathymetric data be used in the classification of  high-frequency underwater surveys? L. Atallah and PJ Smith, to appear in the proceedings of Underwater Acoustics measurements in Crete, Greece 2005  preprint pdf

2004


Automatic Seabed Classification by the Analysis of Sidescan Sonar and Bathymetric Imagery. L. Atallah and P. Probert Smith.  IEE Radar, Sonar and Navigation. Vol 151 number 5 Oct 2004. pdf

 

2003


Using Wavelet analysis to classify and segment sonar signals scattered from underwater sea beds. L. Atallah and PJ Smith International Journal of Remote Sensing Vol 24 (21), Nov 2003, pages 4113-4128.pdf

Learning from data for the classification of underwater seabeds
DPhil Thesis - University of Oxford. pdf

 


2002


Wavelet Analysis of bathymetric sidescan sonar data for the classification of seafloor sediments in Hopvagen Bay - Norway. L. Atallah and PJ. Smith and CR Bates. Marine Geophysical Researches Vol. 23 (5-6), 2002, pages 431-442

Using Wavelet analysis to classify and segment sonar signals scattered from underwater sea beds. L. Atallah and PJ. Smith. Proceedings of the sixth European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, ECUA'2002, Gdansk, Poland.


Using Wavelet analysis to classify and segment sonar signals scattered from underwater sea beds. L. Atallah and PJ. Smith Acta Acustica united with Acustica. volume 88, number 5, pages: 615-618

2000

Phonebanking System

L. Atallah B. Merheb and R. Youssef
MEng Project in the Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering 2 - Roumieh- Lebanon
Supervised by Dr. G. Ballouz and K. Bayrakdar
Sponsored by Mideast Data Systems- Lebanon