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Campus CESI Saint-Nazaire
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44603 Saint-Nazaire

Research and teaching interests

  • Image Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electronic Signal
  • Processing Data
  • Mining Features
  • Extraction Industry 4.0
  • Neural Network


Ph.D., Computer Science

University of Western Brittany (UBO Brest) & ENSTA Bretagne



  • Nait Chabane Ahmed, Naveed Islam and Benoit Zerr, Incremental clustering of sonar images using self-organizing maps combined with fuzzy adaptive resonance theory, In Ocean Engineering, Volume 142, 2017, Pages 133-144, ISSN 0029-8018.
  • Nait Chabane Ahmed, Zerr Benoit and Le Chenadec Gilles. Dynamic Self-organizing algorithm for unsupervised segmentation of sidescan sonar images. 2nd international conference and exhibition on Underwater Acoustics (UA2014), At Greece, Rhodes, 22-27 June 2014.
  • Nait Chabane Ahmed, Zerr Benoit and Le Chenadec Gilles. Segmentation des images sonar latéral assurant l’invariance en rasance. Revue Traitement du Signal 30, 3-4-5/2013 (2013) 119-148.
  • Nait Chabane, Ahmed, Zerr Benoit and Le Chenadec Gilles. Sidescan Sonar Imagery Segmentation with a Combination of Texture and Spectral Analysis. Proceedings of Ocean’13 IEEE/MTS. Bergen, Norway, 10-13 June 2013.
  • Nait Chabane Ahmed, Zerr Benoit and Le Chenadec Gilles. Range-Independent segmentation of sidescan sonar images with unsupervised SOFM Algorithm (Self-Organizing Feature Maps). Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, POMA (JASA Publications). 17, 070005 (2012),


  • IEEE 2nd prize of « IEEE Student Competition Poster ». Bergen, Norway June 2013.


  • Supervised: 3 MS Students.
  • Under-supervision: 1 PhD Student.