Najeem Lawal

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Articles in journals

Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Ahmad, N. , O'Nils, M. , Lawal, N. & Waheed, M. A. (2014). Complexity Analysis of Vision Functions for Comparison of Wireless Smart Cameras. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, , pp. Art. no. 710685    

Imran, M. , Shahzad, K. , Ahmad, N. , O'Nils, M. , Lawal, N. & Oelmann, B. (2014). Energy Efficient SRAM FPGA based Wireless Vision Sensor Node: SENTIOF‐CAM. IEEE transactions on circuits and systems for video technology (Print), vol. 24: 12, pp. 2132-2143.    

Malik, A. W. , Thörnberg, B. , Imran, M. & Lawal, N. (2014). Hardware Architecture for Real-time  Computation of Image Component Feature Descriptors on a FPGA. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, , pp. Art. no. 815378    

Imran, M. , Ahmad, N. , Khursheed, K. , Malik, A. W. , Lawal, N. & O’Nils, M. (2013). Implementation of Wireless Vision Sensor Node With a Lightweight Bi-Level Video Coding. IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. 3: 2, pp. 198-209.  

Ahmad, N. , Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2013). Model, placement optimization and verification of a sky surveillance visual sensor network. International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC), vol. 3: 3, pp. 125-135.  

Ahmad, N. , Khursheed, K. , Imran, M. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2013). Modeling and Verification of a Heterogeneous Sky Surveillance Visual Sensor Network. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, , pp. Art. id. 490489    

Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Malik, A. W. , Ahmad, N. , O'Nils, M. , Lawal, N. & Thörnberg, B. (2012). Architecture Exploration Based on Tasks Partitioning Between Hardware, Software and Locality for a Wireless Vision Sensor Node. International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, vol. 3: 2, pp. 58-71.  

Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Lawal, N. , O'Nils, M. & Ahmad, N. (2012). Implementation of wireless Vision Sensor Node for Characterization of Particles in Fluids. IEEE transactions on circuits and systems for video technology (Print), vol. 22: 11, pp. 1634-1643.    

Cheng, X. , Thörnberg, B. , Malik, W. & Lawal, N. (2010). Hardware centric machine vision for high precision center of gravity calculation. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, vol. 40, pp. 576-583.

Norell, H. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2007). Automatic Generation of Spatial and Temporal Memory Architectures for Embedded Video Processing Systems. EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, vol. 2007    

Lawal, N. , Thörnberg, B. , O'Nils, M. & Norell, H. (2006). Ram allocation algorithm for video processing applications on FPGA. Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, vol. 15: 5, pp. 679-699.  

Conference papers

Alqaysi, H. , Lawal, N. , Fedorov, I. & O'Nils, M. (2017). Evaluating Coverage Effectiveness of Multi-Camera Domes Placement for Volumetric Surveillance. In ICDSC 2017 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras. New York, NY, USA : . pp. 49--54.  

Shallari, I. , Imran, M. , O'Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2017). Evaluating Pre-Processing Pipelines for Thermal-Visual Smart Camera. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras.. pp. 95--100.  

Fedorov, I. , Lawal, N. , O'Nils, M. & Alqaysi, H. (2017). Placement Strategy of Multi-Camera Volumetric Surveillance System for Activities Monitoring. In ICDSC 2017 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras. New York, NY, USA : . pp. 113--118.  

Lawal, N. , O'Nils, M. & Imran, M. (2016). Design exploration of a multi-camera dome for sky monitoring. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series.. pp. 14--18.  

Imran, M. , Wang, X. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2016). Pre-processing Architecture for IR-Visual Smart Camera Based on Post-Processing Constraints. Paper presented at the 15th International Workshop on Cellular Nanoscale Networks and their Applications, Dresden, Germany, August 23-25, 2016

Lawal, N. , Lateef, F. & Usman, M. (2015). Power Consumption Measurement & Configuration Time of FPGA. In 2015 POWER GENERATION SYSTEMS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (PGSRET-2015).. pp. 63--67.  

Imran, M. , O’Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2014). Demo: SRAM FPGA based Wireless Smart Camera: SENTIOF-CAM. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras.  

Imran, M. , O’Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2014). Energy Driven Selection and Hardware Implementation of Bi-Level Image Compression. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras.  

Bader, S. , Krämer, M. , Lawal, N. , O'Nils, M. & Oelmann, B. (2014). Remote image capturing with low-cost and low-power wireless camera nodes. In Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. (Procedings of IEEE Sensors). pp. 730--733.  

Imran, M. , Benkrid, K. , Khursheed, K. , Ahmad, N. , O’Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2013). Analysis and Characterization of Embedded Vision Systems for Taxonomy Formulation. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. USA : (Proceedings of SPIE). pp. Art. no. 86560J-    

Imran, M. , Ahmad, N. , Khursheed, K. , O’Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2013). Low Complexity Background Subtraction for Wireless Vision Sensor Node. In Proceedings - 16th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, DSD 2013.. pp. 681--688.  

Ahmad, N. , Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2013). Solution space exploration of volumetric surveillance using a general taxonomy. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. (Proceedings of SPIE). pp. Art. no. 871317-  

Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Ahmad, N. , O'Nils, M. , Lawal, N. & Waheed, M. A. (2012). Architecture of Wireless Visual Sensor Node with Region of Interest Coding. In Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Networked Embedded Systems for Every Application, NESEA 2012.. pp. Art. no. 6474029-  

Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , Ahmad, N. , Malik, A. W. , O'Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2012). Complexity Analysis of Vision Functions for implementation of Wireless Smart Cameras using System Taxonomy. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Belgium : (Proceedings of SPIE). pp. Art. no. 84370C-  

Ahmad, N. , Khursheed, K. , Imran, M. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2012). Cost Optimization of a Sky Surveillance Visual Sensor Network. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Belgium : (Proceedings of SPIE). pp. Art. no. 84370U-  

Meng, X. , Haoming, Z. , Lawal, N. & Thörnberg, B. (2012). Portability Analysis of Soft Microprocessor for FPGA. In 2012 Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing, MECO 2012.. pp. 5--8.

Lawal, N. , Thörnberg, B. & O´Nils, M. (2011). Architecture driven memory allocation for FPGA Based Real-Time Video Processing Systems. In Proceedings of the 2011 7th Southern Conference on Programmable Logic, SPL 2011 2011, Article number 5782639.. pp. 143--148.  

Meng, X. , Thörnberg, B. & Lawal, N. (2011). Embedded System Design with Maintenance  Consideration. In Proceedings of the 34th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics, MIPRO.. pp. 124--129.

Khursheed, K. , Imran, M. , Malik, A. W. , O'Nils, M. , Lawal, N. & Thörnberg, B. (2011). Exploration of tasks partitioning between hardware software and locality for a wireless camera based vision sensor node. In Proceedings - 6th International Symposium on Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, PARELEC 2011.. pp. 127--132.  

Ahmad, N. , Lawal, N. , O'Nils, M. , Oelmann, B. , Imran, M. & Khursheed, K. (2011). Model and placement optimization of a sky surveillance visual sensor network. In Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications, BWCCA 2011.. pp. 357--362.  

Meng, X. , Thörnberg, B. & Lawal, N. (2011). Portability analysis of an M-JPEG decoder IP from OpenCores. In SIES 2011 - 6th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems, Conference Proceedings.. pp. 79--82.  

Malik, A. W. , Thörnberg, B. , Cheng, X. & Lawal, N. (2011). Real-time Component Labelling with Centre of Gravity Calculation on FPGA. In 2011 Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Systems.

Meng, X. , Thörnberg, B. & Lawal, N. (2011). Soft-IP Interface Modification Methodology. In Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on Information and Electronics Engineering.

Khursheed, K. , Imran, M. , O'Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2010). Exploration of Local and Central Processing for a Wireless Camera Based Sensor Node. In International Conference on Signals and Electronic Systems, ICSES'10 - Conference Proceeding 2010, Article number 5595231.. pp. 147--150.  

Imran, M. , Khursheed, K. , O’ Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2010). Exploration of Target Architecture for aWireless Camera Based Sensor Node. In 28th Norchip Conference, NORCHIP 2010.. pp. 1--4.    

Cheng, X. , Thörnberg, B. , Malik, W. & Lawal, N. (2010). Hardware Centric Machine Vision for High Precision Center of Gravity Calculation. In PROCEEDINGS OF WORLD ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY. (PROCEEDINGS OF WORLD ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY). pp. 736--743.

Thörnberg, B. & Lawal, N. (2009). Real-time Component Labelling and Feature Extraction on FPGA. In 2009 International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems, ISSCS 2009.. pp. 5206100-  

Lawal, N. , O´Nils, M. & Thörnberg, B. (2007). C++ based System Synthesis of Real-Time Video Processing Systems targeting FPGA Implementation. In Proceedings - 21st International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2007; Abstracts and CD-ROM. Long Beach, CA : . pp. 1--7.  

Lawal, N. , Thörnberg, B. & O'Nils, M. (2007). Power-aware automatic constraint generation for FPGA based real-time video processing systems. In 25th Norchip Conference, NORCHIP. New York : . pp. 124--128.  

Lawal, N. , O'Nils, M. & Thörnberg, B. (2006). C++ based System Synthesis of Real-Time Video Processing Systems targeting FPGA Implementation. In Proceedings of the FPGA World Conference 2006.

O'Nils, M. , Thörnberg, B. & Lawal, N. (2006). High-Level SystemC Synthesis for FPGA based Real-Time Video Processing Systems. In Proceedings of the FPGA World Conference.

Norell, H. , Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2006). VIPS: Video Image Processing In a Second.

Lawal, N. , Thörnberg, B. & O'Nils, M. (2005). Address Generation for FPGA RAMs for Efficient Implementation of Real-Time Video Processing Systems. In Proceedings - 2005 International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications, FPL.. pp. 136--141.  

Lawal, N. & O'Nils, M. (2005). Embedded FPGA memory requirements for real-time video processing applications. In 23rd NORCHIP Conference 2005.. pp. 206--209.  

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Lawal, N. (2009). Memory Synthesis for FPGA Implementation of Real-Time Video Processing Systems. Dis. (Comprehensive summary) Sundvall : Mid Sweden Univ., 2009 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 66)  

Licentiate theses, comprehensive summaries

Lawal, N. (2006). Memory Synthesis for FPGA Implementation of Real-Time Video Processing Systems. Lic. (Comprehensive summary) Sundvall : Mid Sweden Univ., 2006 (Mid Sweden University licentiate thesis : 14)  

Manuscripts

Lawal, N. Comparison of FPGA and DSP performances in neighbourhood oriented real-time video processing.

Reports

Ahmad, N. , O'Nils, M. & Lawal, N. (2013). A taxonomy of visual surveillance systems. (Research report in electronics 2).  

Lawal, N. (2004). Global Block RAM Allocation Algorithm for FPGA implementation of Real-Time Video Processing Systems.