Houda Harkat

Houda Harkat


Houda Harkat. Completed the Doctor in Engineering Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science in 2018/08/01 by Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Fès, Master in Telecom and Network Engineering, in 2013/06/01 by Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Ecole Nationale des Sciences Appliquées de Fès and Licence in mathematics, Informatics, and physics in 2010/06/01 by Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Fès. Is Researcher in Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Fès, Assistant Professor in Universidade Lusófona Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Cognição e Computação Centrado nas Pessoas and Invited Auxiliary Researcher in UNINOVA Instituto de Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologias. Published 11 articles in journals. Has 4 section(s) of books. Organized 3 event(s). Participates and/or participated as PhD Student Fellow in 1 project(s) and Post-doc Fellow in 1 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Electrotechnical Engineering, Electronics and Informatics with emphasis on Telecommunications. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: antenna feeds; antenna radiation patterns; beam steering; linear antenna arrays; microstrip antenna arrays; permittivity; printed circuits; ultra wideband antennas; WiMax; wireless LAN; optimization parameter; ultra wideband linear microstrip array antenna; wireless communication; end-fire characteristic; secondary lobe; wideband frequency operation; square radiating patch; ground plane; FR4 printed circuit board; dielectric constant; microstrip feedline technique; radiation pattern; WiMAX; WLAN; Ansoft high frequency structure simulator; HFSS; computer simulation tool sooftware; CST; bandwidth 4 GHz; Wireless LAN; Antennas; Rectangular patch; UWB; End-Fire; return loss; VSWR; gain; ground radar; machine learning; deep learning; data inversion; Unmanned Aerial Systems; Airborne Fire Detection ; Firefront Forecast; Decision Support Information Systems; Wildfire; Segmentation; Atrous Spatial Pyramid Pooling; Dilated Convolution; .


  • Licence
    mathematics, Informatics, and physics
  • Master
    Telecom and Network Engineering,
  • Doctor
    Engineering Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science


Journal article

  • 2024-02, Cyber-physical systems security: A systematic review, Computers & Industrial Engineering
  • 2023, Fire images classification based on a handcraft approach, Expert Systems with Applications
  • 2022-06, A Survey on MIMO-OFDM Systems: Review of Recent Trends, Signals
  • 2022-04-22, Assessing the Impact of the Loss Function and Encoder Architecture for Fire Aerial Images Segmentation Using Deeplabv3+, Remote Sensing
  • 2020-11, DF-WiSLR: Device-Free Wi-Fi-based Sign Language Recognition, Pervasive and Mobile Computing
  • 2019-07-04, Higher Order Feature Extraction and Selection for Robust Human Gesture Recognition using CSI of COTS Wi-Fi Devices, Sensors
  • 2019, GPR target detection using a neural network classifier designed by a multi-objective genetic algorithm, Applied Soft Computing Journal
  • 2018, Classifier Design by a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm Approach for GPR Automatic Target Detection, IFAC-PapersOnLine
  • 2016, Ground Penetrating Radar Hyperbola Detection Using Scale-Invariant Feature Transform, International Conference on Electrical and Information Technologies (ICEIT)
  • 2015-04, Ground Penetrating Radar Imaging for Buried Cavities in a Dispersive Medium: Profile Reconstruction Using a Modified Hough Transform Approach and a Time-Frequency Analysis, International Journal on Communications Antenna and Propagation (IRECAP)
  • 2015-02, Conception and Optimization of Patch Array Antenna for WiMAX Applications Using Stubs and Slots Techniques Matching, International Journal on Communications Antenna and Propagation (IRECAP)

Book chapter

  • 2023, Towards the Automation of Wildfire Monitoring with Aerial Vehicles: The FIREFRONT Project, Springer Nature Switzerland
  • 2022, The Use of IoT to Improve the Energy Efficiency of the Fez Meknes Exhibition Hall, The Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical Systems & Automation, Springer Singapore
  • 2022, Fire images classification using high order statistical features, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra
  • 2015, Comparative Study of the Radiation Performance between Uniform and Non-uniform Excitation of Linear Patch Antenna Array for UWB Radar Applications, Wseas Books: Mathematical and Computational Methods in Electrical Engineering, WSEAS

Conference paper

  • 2022, Fire image detection based on clustering data mining techniques
  • 2021-09-12, Fire segmentation using a SqueezeSegv2
  • 2021-07-27, Wi-Fi CSI Based Human Sign Language Recognition using LSTM Network
  • 2021-07-11, Fire Detection using Deeplabv3+ with Mobilenetv2
  • 2021, Fire Detection using Residual Deeplabv3+ Model
  • 2020, Fire segmentation using a DeepLabv3+ architecture
  • 2019-11-27, Sign Language Gesture Recognition with Bispectrum Features Using SVM, 13th Eureca, Tay-lor’s University, Lakeside Campus. Subang Jaya, Malaysia
  • 2017-10-04, GPR hyperbolas classification using a multi-objective genetic approach, 9th European Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Mathematics At: Faro (Portugal), October 4th-7th, 2017
  • 2016-03, Inversion of GPR data: 2D forms reconstruction for cavities based on born approximation, TSVD regularization and image processing algorithms
  • 2016, Ground penetrating radar hyperbola detection using Scale-Invariant Feature Transform
  • 2016, Conception and optimization of a bidirectional ultra wide band planar array antennas for C-Band weather radar applications
  • 2015, Time-Frequency Analysis of GPR Signal Using a Modified Hilbert Huang Approach, International Conference on Wireless Technologies, Embedded and In-telligent Systems 2015,
  • 2015, Optimization parameters of ultra wideband microstrip array antenna for wireless communication usign beam steering
  • 2015, Contribution to the Optimization of the Radiation Performance of Patch Array Antenna for WiMAX Applications, International Conference on Wireless Technologies, Embedded and In-telligent Systems 2015
  • 2014, A Modified Approach Based On The Hough transform For Target Localization In GPR B-Scans

Conference poster

  • 2015, Inversion des Données GPR par Algorithmes Génétiques : Cas d'une Couche Dispersive

Other output

  • 2016, Time-Frequency Analysis of GPR Signal for Cavities Detection Application


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