Asim Smailagic is a research professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research is in the area of computer systems, and he is the director of the Laboratory for Interactive Computer Systems and Wearable Computers.

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1984 Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Sarajevo

1976 MS, Computer Science, University of Sarajevo

1973 BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo

Media mentions

ECN Magazine

Noh and Smailagic improve medical image recognition AI

CEE’s Hae Young Noh and the Engineering Research Accelerator’s Asim Smailagic have developed an active learning technique to significantly reduce the amount of data and training images required to train image recognition systems for medical diagnostics.

MedAL: Accurate and Robust Deep Active Learning for Medical Image Analysis

Smailagic and Noh win Best Paper Award at IEEE Conference on Machine Learning and Applications

ECE's Asim Smailagic and CEE's Hae Young Noh won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Conference on Machine Learning and Applications for their work on MedAL, an active learning approach that overcomes the limitations of traditional artificially intelligent medical imaging technologies.

CMU Engineering

Recognizing disease using less data

Artificially intelligent medical imaging technology is a promising tool to help doctors diagnose disease. CMU researchers have found a way to use less data to train these tools.