Baze University

DR CHOLLETTE C. OLISAH


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  • Qualifications: B.Sc (Computer Science, 2006); M.Sc. (Computer Science, 2011); Ph.D. (Computer Science, 2015)
  • Role Title: Lecturer I
  • Telephone: +234813118487
  • Email: Chollette.olisah@bazeuniversity.edu.ng
  • Department: Computing/it
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Chollette C. Olisah the B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Anambra State University, Uli. She received the M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru Malaysia in 2011 and 2015, respectively. She is a fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Empowering the Teachers (MIT-ETT) fellowship program and lectures in the Department of Computer Science, Baze University, Abuja. She currently is an Africa Partner and recipient of the UK-Africa GCRF Agri-tech Catalyst Seeding Award. Her research interests are in machine learning (particularly, neural networks and deep learning), image processing, face recognition, image understanding and analysis and data science. Dr. Chollette has authored and coauthored over 20 peer-reviewed scholarly, conference and journal, articles. She is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and serves as reviewer for reputable journals such as International Journal Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Information and Communication Technology Applications, Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics (JMLC), IEEE Access, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security. 

Title Name Year Acquired
Bachelor'sBachelor's2006
N/AN/A2006
N/AN/A2011
PhDDOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE2015
N/AN/A2015
Module Code Module Description Credit Unit
COM112 Introduction to Computer Science 3
COM301 Further Algorithms 3
COM315 Basic Programming 3
COM335 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
COM339 Introduction to Data Analytics with Power Business Intelligence 3
COM399 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 3
GEC202 Computer Programming 2 3
ZOO802 Bioinformatics 3

-Machine learning (particularly, neural networks and deep learning)

-Image processing

-Face recognition

-Image understanding and analysis

-Data science.

    Conference Paper


  1. 2011 IEEE International RF & Microwave Conference

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Okonkwo, U. A. K., Ngah, Rahman T. A., Prokoso T,
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Time-Varying Infostation Channel Characterization | Organiser: International RF & Microwave Conference | Location: MALAYSIA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2011

  2. 2012 International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE)

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Uche A.K. Chude-Okonkwo, Kamalrulnizam Abu Bakar, Victor O. Matthews
    Preceeding / Paper Title: A queue scheduling approach to quality of service support in Diff-Serv networks using fuzzy logic | Organiser: International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE) | Location: MALAYSIA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2012

  3. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Ghazali Sulong, Uche A. K. Chude-Okonkwo, Siti Z. M. Hashim
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Illumination normalization for edge-based face recognition using the fusion of RGB normalization and gamma correction | Organiser: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications | Location: MALAYSIA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2013

  4. 2013 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps)

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Uche A. K. Chude-Okonkwo ; Razali Ngah ; Solomon Nunoo ; Ahmed M. Al-Samman ; Tharek A. Rahman
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Adaptive Transmission Technique for Short Range Mobile Underwater Acoustic OFDM Communication | Organiser: IEEE GLOBACOM | Location: USA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2013

  5. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA 2013),

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Chude-Okonkwo, U. A. K., Nunoo, S., Ngah, R., Rahman, T. A., Okafor, A. A.
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Characterization and Parameterization of a Class of Multivariable Non-Summable Stochastic Processes with Bounded Stochastic Trends | Organiser: IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications | Location: MALAYSIA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2013

  6. 2013, 7th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS)

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, GB Sulong, UAK Chude-Okonkwo, Siti Z. M. Hashim
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Edge-based Representation and Recognition for Surgically Altered Images | Organiser: 7th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS) | Location: MALAYSIA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2013

  7. 2015 IEEE 13th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN)

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Chude-Okonkwo, U. A., Malekian, R., Mharaj, B. T.,
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Bio-inspired physical layered device architectures for diffusion-based molecular communication: design issues and suggestions | Organiser: International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN) | Location: UK

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2015

  8. 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Workshops)

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Uche A. K. Chude-Okonkwo, Reza Malekian, B. T. Maharaj
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Bio-Inspired Approach for Eliminating Redundant Nanodevices in Internet of Bio-Nano Things | Organiser: IEEE GLOBACOM | Location: USA

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2015

  9. 13th Int. Conf. on Information Security South Africa (ISSA)

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, P. Ogedebe
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Recognizing Surgically Altered Faces using Local Edge Gradient Gabor Magnitude Pattern | Organiser: ISSA | Location: South Africa

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2016

  10. In proc. of IEEE AFRICON

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Okpala, M, Ikuesan, R
    Preceeding / Paper Title: Aesthetic surgery induced transformation face insensitive features: The medical and theoretical standpoint | Organiser: IEEE AFRICON | Location: South Africa

    Publisher: IEEE | Place of Publication: USA | Year: 2017

  11. Journal


  12. Journal of Computer Science and Technology

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Uche A. K. Chude-Okonkwo, Kamalrulnizam A. Bakar, Ghazali Sulong
    Journal Title: Fuzzy-Based Dynamic Distributed Queue Scheduling for Packet Switched Networks | Journal Number: 28 | Volume Number: 0 | Page Range: 357–365

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11390-013-1336-2 | Database: | Year: 2013

  13. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, GB Sulong, UAK Chude-Okonkwo, Siti Z. M. Hashim
    Journal Title: Face recognition via edge-based Gabor feature representation for plastic surgery-altered images | Journal Number: 2014 | Volume Number: 102 | Page Range:

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1687-6180-2014-102 | Database: | Year: 2014

  14. Life Science Journal

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Ghazali Bin Sulong , Harith R. Hasan, Tina Hajiabdollah
    Journal Title: A New Watermarking Technique for Mammogram Images Copy Right Protection | Journal Number: 11 | Volume Number: 5 | Page Range: 102-108

    DOI: | Database: | Year: 2014

  15. Wiley Online Library

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Uche A. K. Chude‐Okonkwo, Solomon Nunoo, Razal Nga
    Journal Title: Characterization and parameterization of dynamic wireless channels over long duration using evolutionary channel parameters | Journal Number: 29 | Volume Number: 5 | Page Range: 893-915

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/dac.2991 | Database: | Year: 2015

  16. Indian Journal of Science and Technology

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Peter Ogedebe, Ghazali Sulong
    Journal Title: On Gradient Descriptor Distribution-based Dimensionality Reduction Analysis: A Case of Recognizing Plastic Surgery Sample Faces | Journal Number: 9 | Volume Number: 28 | Page Range:

    DOI: DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i28/93968 | Database: | Year: 2016

  17. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Nunoo, S., Chude-Okonkwo, U., Ngah, R., Zahedi, Y.
    Journal Title: Channel Measurement and Time Dispersion Analysis for Outdoor Mobile Ultra Wideband Environment | Journal Number: 2016 | Volume Number: 24 | Page Range: 4555 – 4568

    DOI: doi:10.3906/elk-1310-103 | Database: | Year: 2016

  18. Int Journal Information Technology Computer Science

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah,
    Journal Title: Minimizing separability: a comparative analysis of illumination compensation techniques in face recognition | Journal Number: 5 | Volume Number: 0 | Page Range: 40-51

    DOI: DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2017.05.06 | Database: | Year: 2017

  19. SN Applied Sciences

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Smith, Lyndon
    Journal Title: Understanding unconventional preprocessors in deep convolutional neural networks for face identification | Journal Number: 1 | Volume Number: 11 | Page Range: 1511

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1538-5 | Database: | Year: 2019

  20. Newspaper/Magazine


  21. Expressing Facial Structure and Appearance Information in Frequency Domain for Face Recognition

    Author: Chollette Chiazor Olisah, Solomon Nunoo, Peter Ofedebe, Ghazali Sulong
    Paper Title: arXiv: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (cs.CV)

    Publisher: | Place of Publication: | Year: 2017