I joined RoboticEQ (aka Simplr Technologies), an AI-based startup, as the CEO in June 2017. RoboticEQ is the spinoff of the project that I was working since my CS PhD by a seed fund for innovation from Penn State. I was a member of Intelligent Information Systems (IIS) research lab at Penn State. I was working with Prof. James Wang (adviser) and Prof. Jesse Barlow (co-adviser), also collaborating with Prof. Zihan Zhou. My research interests lie in the area of computer vision, machine learning and big data computing. More specifically, I am interested in image aesthetics/composition understanding using conventional machine and deep learning, image retrieval and ranking, and multimedia processing. Also I am working in the field of big data computing specially on resource allocation in distributed systems and parallel computing.
Discovering Triangles in Portraits for Supporting Photographic Creation, S He, Z Zhou, F Farhat, JZ Wang, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Aug 2017.
Intelligent Portrait Composition Assistance — Integrating Deep-learned Models and Photography Idea Retrieval, F Farhat, MM Kamani, S Mishra, JZ Wang, July 2017.
Skeleton Matching with Applications in Severe Weather Detection, MM Kamani, F Farhat, S Wistar, JZ Wang, Applied Soft Computing, May 2017.
Detecting Dominant Vanishing Points in Natural Scenes with Application to Composition-Sensitive Image Retrieval, Z Zhou, F Farhat, JZ Wang, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, May 2017.
Shape matching using skeleton context for automated bow echo detection, MM Kamani, F Farhat, S Wistar, JZ Wang, Big Data (Big Data), 2016 IEEE International Conference on, 901-908, Dec 2016.
Detecting Vanishing Points in Natural Scenes with Application in Photo Composition Analysis, Z Zhou, F Farhat, JZ Wang, arXiv preprint arXiv:1608.04267, 2016.
Optimal Placement of Cores, Caches and Memory Controllers in Network On-Chip, DZ Tootaghaj, F Farhat, arXiv preprint arXiv:1607.04298, 2016.
Towards Stochastically Optimizing Data Computing Flows, F Farhat, DZ Tootaghaj, M Arjomand, arXiv preprint arXiv:1607.04334, 2016.
Stochastic Modeling and Optimization of Stragglers, F Farhat, D Zad Tootaghaj, Y He, et al. IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing, 2016.
Fork-Join Queue Modeling and Optimal Scheduling in Parallel Programming Frameworks, F Farhat, EECS Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, 2015.
Evaluating the Combined Impact of Node Architecture and Cloud Workload Characteristics on Network Traffic and Performance/Cost, DZ Tootaghaj, F Farhat, M Arjomand, P Faraboschi et al. Workload characterization (IISWC), 2015 IEEE international symposium on, 203-212, 2015.
Towards blind detection of low-rate spatial embedding in image steganalysis, F Farhat, S Ghaemmaghami, IET Image Processing 9 (1), 31-42, 2015.
Modeling and optimization of straggling mappers, F Farhat, DZ Tootaghaj, A Sivasubramaniam, MT Kandemir, CR Das, Technical report, Technical Report CSE-14-006, Pennsylvania State University, 2014.
Security Weaknesses in PGP Protocol, F Farhat, M Heydari, MR Aref, 2013.
Eigenvalues-based LSB steganalysis, F Farhat, A Diyanat, S Ghaemmaghami, MR Aref, The ISC International Journal of Information Security 4 (2), 97-106, 2012.
Image steganalysis based on SVD and noise estimation: Improve sensitivity to spatial LSB embedding families, A Diyanat, F Farhat, S Ghaemmaghami, TENCON 2011-2011 IEEE Region 10 Conference, 1266-1270, 2011.
Multi-dimensional correlation steganalysis, F Farhat, A Diyanat, S Ghaemmaghami, MR Aref, Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2011 IEEE 13th International Workshop, 2011.
Game-theoretic approach to mitigate packet dropping in wireless Ad-hoc networks, DZ Tootaghaj, F Farhat, MR Pakravan, MR Aref, Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2011 IEEE, 163-165, 2011.
Risk of attack coefficient effect on availability of Ad-hoc networks, DZ Tootaghaj, F Farhat, MR Pakravan, MR Aref, Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2011 IEEE, 166-168, 2011.
Private Identification, Authentication and Key Agreement Protocol with Security Mode Setup, F Farhat, S Salimi, A Salahi, IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive, 2011.
Locally Multipath Adaptive Routing Protocol Resilient to Selfishness and Wormholes, F Farhat, MR Pakravan, M Salmasizadeh, MR Aref, International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience, 2010.
An Extended Authentication and Key Agreement Protocol of UMTS, F Farhat, S Salimi, A Salahi, International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience, 2009.