Background and activities

Faouzi Alaya Cheikh is a Professor of computer science at NTNU.


  • BSc (Electronics) from the department of electrical engineering from ENIT, Tunisia, 1992
  • MSc (Signal Processing) from the Department of Information Technology, TUT, 1997
  • Dr. Tech. (Signal Processing) from the Department of Information Technology, TUT, 2004
  • Worked as Associate Professor at Gjøvik University College, 2006–2015
  • Worked as researcher at TUT, 1994-2006
  • Worked as Electronics engineer at Société Tunisienne de l´Éléctricité et du Gaz, Sousse, Tunisia 1992-1993

Research Interests

His re-search interests include e-Learning, 3D imaging, image and video processing and analysis, video-surveillance, biometrics, video-guided intervention, and content-based retrieval. He is member of the  Norwegian Colour and Visual Computing Laboratory (Colourlab)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


Part of book/report

  • Fan, Yu; Larabi, Mohamed-Chaker; Alaya Cheikh, Faouzi; Fernandez-Maloigne, Christine. (2017) Stereoscopic image quality assessment based on the binocular properties of the human visual system. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
  • Mohammed, Ahmed Kedir; Yildirim, Sule; Pedersen, Marius; Hovde, Øistein; Alaya Cheikh, Faouzi. (2017) Sparse coded handcrafted and deep features for colon capsule video summarization. Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), 2017 IEEE 30th International Symposium on.
  • Ramachandra, Raghavendra; Bylappa Raja, Kiran; Venkatesh, Sushma Krupa; Alaya Cheikh, Faouzi; Busch, Christoph. (2017) On the Vulnerability of Extended Multispectral Face Recognition Systems Towards Presentation Attacks. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA).