Mohamed Lamine Kherfi
Topic: Deep Learning for image classification
Kasdi Merbah University , Ouargla , Algeria
Mohammed Lamine Kherfi is a Professor within the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Ouargla University, Algeria. Between 2005 and 2013, he was a Professor within the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada. Dr. Kherfi received the B.S. degree in computer science from the Institut National d’Informatique INI, Algeria, in 1997, and the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. His research interests include Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Image Search Engines, and Artificial Intelligence in general. He has published about 50 refereed papers in international journals and conferences, has served many times as an invited speaker, and supervised many doctoral students. He has served as the head of LAMIA Laboratory, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. He has been on the technical program committee of more than 25 international conferences and serves regularly as a reviewer for many international journals including some IEEE Transactions. Dr. Kherfi is the recipient of six scholarships and awards from the Université de Sherbrooke, and from the INI. He requested an invention patent in 2003, and received the Quebec FQRNT excellence postdoctoral fellowship in 2005. He is a finalist of OCTAS 2004: Best technological inventions in information technology of the province of Quebec.