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Shih, Frank Y.

Contact Info
Title: Professor
Email: frank.y.shih@njit.edu
Office: 4205 GITC
Phone: 973-596-5654
Dept: Computer Science
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About Me

Education

  • Ph. D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, USA, 1987.
  • M. S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA, 1984.
  • B. S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, ROC, 1980.

Awards and Honors

  • Research Initiation Award from National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Research Merit Awards from New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • 1991 NSF Young Investigator Nominee
  • Honorable Mention Winner of Pattern Recognition Society
  • Best Paper Award in International Symposium on Multimedia Information Processing, 1997
  • Marquis Who´s Who in Science and Engineering, 1997-02
  • Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century, 2000
  • Outstanding Scientists of the 21th Century, 2001
  • Great Minds of the 21st Century, American Biographical Institute, 2001
  • Man of the Year, American Biographical Institute, 2001
  • Asian/American Who´s Who, Rifacimento International, 2002 2003, 2005.
  • 500 Leaders of Science, American Biographical Institute, 2002, 2003.
  • American Medal of Honor, American Biographical Institute, 2002, 2003.
  • Dictionary of International Biography, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge,
  • 2000 Eminent Scientists of Today, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, 2002, 2003.
  • Asia - Men & Women of Achievement, Reguerdon Sdn.Bhd., 2002.
  • 500 Leaders of Sciences, 2003 Edition, American Biographical Institute.
  • International Scientist of the Year, International Biographical Centre, England, 2003.
  • Marquis Who´s Who in America, 2003.
  • 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 21th Century, Second Edition, International Biographical Centre, 2004.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Dept. of Computer Science, NJIT, 2003.
  • Nomination to the Harlan J. Perlis Research Award, NJIT, 2003, 2004, 2005.
  • Marquis Who´s Who in America, 2005.
  • The American Biographical Institute has chosen Professor Frank Shih for distinguished standing and has been conferred with an
  • honorary appointment as the Research Board of Advisors since 2005.
  • Fellow, American Biographical Institute, 2006-now.
  • Technical Committee, IEEE CAS Society in the Visual Signal Processing & Communications (VSPC)
  • IEEE Senior Member, 1990-now.

Courses I Teach

COMP PROG & PROB SOLVING
IMAGE PROCESSING

Courses Taught

  • CS 103 Computer Science with Business Problems
  • CS 659 Image Processing and Analysis

Research Interests

  • Digital Watermarking and Steganography
  • Digital Forensics
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Information Security
  • Computer Graphics
  • Robot Sensing
  • Medical Imaging
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Neural Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Parallel Processing

Selected Publications

Books

Digital Watermarking and Steganography: Fundamentals and Techniques (Hardcover) by Professor Frank Y. Shih (Author), CRC Publisher, December 17, 2007.

 

 

Journal Papers

F. Y. Shih and O. R. Mitchell, ``Threshold decomposition of grayscale morphology into binary morphology,´´ IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 31-42, Jan. 1989. 

T. Q. Kim, Z. Ji, M. C. Leu, and F. Y. Shih, ``A robot vision system for 3-D metrology,´´ Trans. North American Manufacturing Research Institute of Society of Manufacturing Engineers, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 290-297, May 1990. 

F. Y. Shih and O. R. Mitchell, ``Decomposition of gray scale morphological structuring elements,´´ Pattern Recognition, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 195-203, March 1991. 

F. Y. Shih, ``Object representation and recognition using mathematical morphology model,´´ Inter. Journal of Systems Integration, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 235-256, Aug. 1991. 

F. Y. Shih and J. Moh, ``Implementing morphological operations using programmable neural networks,´´ Pattern Recognition, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 89-99, Jan. 1992. 

Conference Proceeding Papers

F. Y. Shih and O. R. Mitchell, ``Threshold decomposition of grayscale morphology into binary morphology,´´ Proc. Computer Integrated Design, Manufacturing and Automation, Lafayette, IN, pp. 266-274, 1985.F. Y. Shih and O. R. Mitchell, ``Skeletonization by grayscale morphology,´´ Proc. Computer Integrated Design, Manufacturing and Automation, Lafayette, IN, pp. 401-406, 1986. D. Anderson, F. Shih, et al., ``Vision guided servoing for intelligent automated assembly,´´ Proc. Computer Integrated Design, Manufacturing and Automation, Lafayette, IN, pp. 428-431, 1986.

F. Y. Shih and O. R. Mitchell, ``Skeletonization and distance transformation by grayscale morphology,´´ Proc. SPIE Symp. Automated Inspection and High Speed Vision Architectures, Cambridge, MA, pp. 80-86, November 1987. F. Y. Shih and O. R. Mitchell, ``Decomposition of gray scale morphological structuring elements,´´ Proc. IEEE Computer Society Workshop Computer Vision, Miami Beach, FL, pp. 304-306, December 1987.