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Alper Yilmaz

  • Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • 470 Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-4323

About

Research Interest - Computational models for image and video understanding.

Alper Yilmaz CV

Honors

  • 2008

    Duane C. Brown Award. .

  • 2003-2004

    Hillman Fellowship for Excellence in Research. .

  • 2001-2002

    Merit Graduate Fellowship. .

  • 2000-2001

    Merit Graduate Fellowship. .

  • 1998-1999

    Honors Fellowship for Academic Excellence. Turkish Informatics Foundation.

Chapters

2012

  • F. Porikli and A. Yilmaz. 2012. "Object Tracking." In Video Analytics for Business Intelligence, edited by C. Shan, F. Porikli, T. Xiang and S. Gong, New York: Springer Verlag.

2011

  • A. Durdu, I. Erkmen, A. Erkmen and A. Yilmaz. 2011. "Robotic Hardware and Software Integration for Changing Human Intentions." In Prototyping of Robotic Systems: Applications of Design and Implementation, edited by T. Sobh and X. Xiong, Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publisher.
  • Alper Yilmaz. 2011. "Detecting and Tracking the Action Content." In Computer Analysis of Human Behavior, edited by Albert Ali Salah and Theo Gevers, 41 - 68. New York: Springer Verlag.

2009

  • A. Yilmaz. 2009. "Level Set Methods." In Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, ISBN: 978-0471383932, edited by Benjamin W. Wah, 1731 - 1734. New Jersey: Wiley-Interscience.
  • A. Yilmaz. 2009. "Active Contours: Snakes." In Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, ISBN: 978-0471383932, edited by Benjamin W. Wah, 11 - 13. New Jersey: Wiley-Interscience.
  • Alper Yilmaz. 2009. "Contour Tracking." In Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, ISBN: 978-0471383932, edited by Benjamin W. Wah, 668 - 672. New Jersey: Wiley-Interscience.

Journal Articles

2012

  • L. Ding, A. Yilmaz and R. Yan, 2012, "Interactive Image Segmentation Using Dirichlet Process Multiple View Learning." IEEE Trans. on Image Processing

2011

2010

  • L. Ding and A. Yilmaz, 2010, "Interactive image segmentation using probabilistic hypergraphs." Pattern Recognition 43, no. 5, 1863 - 1873.

2008

  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah, 2008, "A Differential Geometric Approach To Representing the Human Actions." Computer Vision and Image Understanding 109, no. 3, 335 - 351.

2006

  • A. Yilmaz, O. Javed and M. Shah, 2006, "Object Tracking: A Survey." ACM Journal of Computing Surveys 38, no. 4,
  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah, 2006, "Matching Actions In Presence Of Camera Motion." Computer Vision and Image Understanding 104, no. 2-3, 221 - 231.

2004

  • A. Yilmaz, X. Li and M. Shah, 2004, "Contour Based Object Tracking with Occlusion Handling in Video Acquired Using Mobile Cameras." IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 26, no. 11, 1531 - 1536.

2003

  • A. Yilmaz, K. Shafique and M. Shah, 2003, "Target Tracking in Airborne Forward Looking Infrared Imagery." Image and Vision Computing 21, no. 7, 623 - 635.

2002

  • C. Rao, A. Yilmaz and M. Shah, 2002, "View Invariant Representation and Recognition of Actions." International Journal of Computer Vision 50, no. 2, 203 - 226.

2001

  • A. Yilmaz and M. Gokmen, 2001, "Eigenhill vs. Eigenface and Eigenedge." Pattern Recognition 34, 181 - 184.

Presentations

  • "Sensor Fusion in Computer Vision." 2007, Presented at Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas, Paris, FR|FRA
  • "Good Features to Track: A View Geometric Approach." 2011, Presented at CSR Workshop, Dayton,
  • "Mosaic Image Generation for the CLIF 2006/2007 Data." 2009, Presented at AFRL ATR Workshop, Dayton,
  • "3D Volumetric Recovery using Voxel Division Techniques." 2011, Presented at ATR Center Summer Workshop, Dayton,
  • "Aggregation Forecasting and Learning in High-Dimensional Space." 2009, Presented at Idaho National Lab.s R7 Workshop, Idaho Falls, US|USA
  • "Scenario Aggregation, Forecasting and Learning for ReLap 7." 2009, Idaho Falls,
  • "Unified Framework for Object Tracking and Action Recognition." 2006, Niskayuna,
  • "Terrestrial and Airborne Video Understanding." 2007, Dayton,
  • "Object Tracking and Action Recognition." 2008, Presented at Conf. on the Frontiers of Information Technology, Islamabad, PK|PAK
  • "Applications on AFRL CLIF Dataset." 2009, Dayton, US|USA
  • "Georegistration, Calibration and Dismount Categorization for Layered Sensing." 2010, Presented at AFRL Sensor's Directorate meeting, Dayton, US|USA

Papers in Proceedings

2011

  • K. Metzroth, D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz, R. Denning and T. Aldemir "Comparison of Scenario Binning Methods for Dynamic Probabilistic Risk Assessment." in European Safety and Reliability Conference. Troyes, (9 2011).
  • Y. Lee and A. Yilmaz "Boresight Calibration of the Aerial Multi-Head Camera System." in SPIE Evolutionary and Bio-Inspired Computation: Theory and Applications. Orlando, (4 2011).
  • D. Zamalieva, A. Yilmaz and T. Aldemir "A Probabilistic Model for Online Scenario Labeling in Dynamic Event Tree Generation." in European Safety and Reliability Conference. Troyes, (9 2011).
  • D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz and T. Aldemir "Scenario Analysis and PRA: Overview and Lessons Learned." in European Safety and Reliability Conference. Troyes, (9 2011).
  • A. Durdu, I. Erkmen, A. Erkmen and A. Yilmaz "Morphing Estimated Human Intention via Human-Robot Interactions." in International Conference on Intelligent Automation and Robotics. San Francisco, (1 2011).
  • D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz, T. Aldemir "Clustering Scenarios on Manifolds." in Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society. Wilmington, (1 2011).
  • D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz and T. Aldemir "Data Processing Methodologies Applied to Dynamic PRA: an Overview." in Int. Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis. LaGrange Park, (3 2011).
  • D. Zamalieva, A. Yilmaz and T. Aldemir "Online State Estimation in Dynamic Event Trees for a Level Controller Dataset." in International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis. LaGrange Park, (3 2011).
  • H. Karimabadi, H. X. Vu1, B. Loring, Y. Omelchenko, T. Sipes, V. Roytershteyn, W. Daughton, M. Tatineni, A. Majumdar, U. Catalyurek and A. Yilmaz "Petascale Kinetic Simulation of the Magnetosphere." in TeraGrid Conference. Salt Lake City, (7 2011).
  • J. Jiang and A. Yilmaz "Good Features to Track: A View Geometric Approach." in IEEE Workshop on Mobile Vision (In conjunction with ICCV). Barcelona, (11 2011). 1 - 8.
  • L. Ding and A. Yilmaz "Inferring Social Relations from Visual Concepts." in IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision. Barcelona, (1 2011). 1 - 6.

2010

  • H. Lee and A. Yilmaz "3D Reconstruction Using Photo Consistency From Uncalibrated Multiple Views." in Int. Conf. on Computer Vision Theory and Applications. Angers, (5 2010).
  • I. Lee, S. He, P. Lai and A. Yilmaz "Building Point Grouping Using View-Geometry Relations." in ASPRS Annual Conference. San Diego, (4 2010).
  • T. Aldemir, A. Yilmaz and D. Mandelli "Scenario Aggregation in Dynamic PRA Uncertainty Quantification." in Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society. San Diego, (6 2010). 246 - 249.
  • L. Ding and A. Yilmaz "Enhancing Interactive Image Segmentation with Automatic Label Set Augmentation." in Proc. of European Conference on Computer Vision. Crete, (9 2010). 1 - 10.
  • K. Park and A. Yilmaz "A Social Netwotk Analysis Approach to Analyze Road Networks." in ASPRS Annual Conference. San Diego, (4 2010).
  • L. Ding and A. Yilmaz "Learning Relations Among Movie Characters: A Social Network Perspective." in Proc. of European Conference on Computer Vision. Crete, (9 2010). 1 - 10.
  • D. Mandelli, K. Metzroth, A. Yilmaz, R. Denning and T. Aldemir "Probabilistic Clustering for Scenario Analysis." in Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society. Las Vegas, (6 2010). 371 - 374.
  • K. Park and A. Yilmaz "Social Network Approach to Analysis of Soccer Game." in International Conf. on Pattern Recognition oral presentation. Istanbul, (8 2010).
  • V. Khare, A. Yilmaz and Olga Mendoza-Schrock "Precise Image Registration and Occlusion Labeling." in IEEE NAECON. Dayton, (7 2010).
  • R. Li, S. He, B. Skopljak, J. Jiang, P. Tang, A. Yilmaz, M. Banks and C. Oman "Development of a Lunar Astronaut Spatial Orientation and Information System (LASOIS)." in ASPRS Annual Conference. San Diego, (4 2010).
  • Y. Lee, A. Yilmaz and O. Mendoza-Schrock "In-flight Camera Platform Calibration of the Aerial Multi-Head Camera System." in IEEE NAECON. Dayton, (7 2010). 1 - 6.
  • D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz, K. Metzroth, R. Denning and T. Aldemir "DET and Scenario Aggregation: A Sensitivity Analysis." in Verification and Validation for Nuclear Systems Analysis Workshop. Raleigh, (6 2010).
  • D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz, T. Aldemir and R. Denning "Scenario Aggregation and Analysis via Mean-Shift Methodology." in Proc. of Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. Seattle, (6 2010).
  • D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz, K. Metzroth, T. Aldemir, R. Denning "Scenario Aggregation and Analysis via Mean-Shift Methodology." in Int. Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants. San Diego, (6 2010). 990 - 994.

2009

  • R. Li, B. Wu, B. Skolpjak, S. He, Y. Lee, A. Yilmaz, J. Jiang, M. Banks, C. Oman, and K. Bhasin "Prototype Development for a Lunar Astronaut Spatial Orientation and Information System (LASOIS)." in NLSI Lunar Science Forum. Moffett Field, (6 2009).
  • P. Lai and A. Yilmaz "Shape Recovery Using Rotated Slicing Planes." in Int. Congress on Image and Signal Processing. Tianjin, (10 2009).
  • A. Yilmaz and G. Barsai "Object Recognition Using Angles in the Projective Plane." in American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual Conference. Baltimore, (3 2009). 1 - 6.
  • P. Lai and A. Yilmaz "A New Approach for Vanishing Line Estimation." in ASPRS Annual Conference. Baltimore, (3 2009). 1 - 6.

2008

  • P. Srestasathiern and A. Yilmaz "View Invariant Object Recognition." in IAPR International Conf. on Pattern Recognition. Tampa, (12 2008). 1 - 4.
  • L. Ding and A. Yilmaz "Image Segmentation as Learning on Hypergraphs." in Int. Conf. on Machine Learning and Applications. San Diego, (12 2008). 247 - 252.
  • P. Lai and A. Yilmaz "Efficient Object Shape Recovery via Slicing Planes." in IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Anchorage, (6 2008). 1 - 6.
  • A. Yilmaz and G. Barsai "A View-Geometric Approach to View and Occlusion Invariant Geographic Shape Recognition and Retrieval." in International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing andSpatial Information Sciences. Beijing, (7 2008). 457 - 463.
  • R. Li, K. Di, B. Wu, S. He, B. Skopljak, M. Tang, A. Yilmaz, M. Banks, C. Oman and K. Bhasin "LASOIS: Enhancing the Spatial Orientation Capability of Astronauts on the Lunar Surface." in NASA Lunar Science Conference. San Jose, (7 2008). 1 - 4.
  • P. Lai and A. Yilmaz "Projective Reconstruction of Building Shape from Silhouette Images Acquired from Uncalibrated Cameras." in International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing andSpatial Information Sciences. Beijing, (7 2008). 103 - 108.

2007

  • A. Yilmaz "Object Tracking by Asymmetric Kernel Mean Shift with Automatic Scale and Orientation Selection." in IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Minneapolis, (6 2007). 1 - 6.
  • K. Park and A. Yilmaz "A Design of a Web Service for Digital Photogrammetry Workstation Using Service Oriented Architecture." in International e-Conference on Computer Science. (12 2007).
  • A. Yilmaz "Sensor Fusion in Computer Vision." in IEEE GRSS/ISPRS Joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas. Paris, (4 2007).

2005

  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah "Recognizing Human Actions in Videos Acquired by Uncalibrated Moving Cameras." in IEEE International Conf. on Computer Vision. (1 2005). 150 - 157.
  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah "Actions Sketch: A Novel Action Representation." in IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. (1 2005). 1063 - 1069.
  • Y. Zhai, A. Yilmaz and M. Shah "Story Segmentation in News Videos Using Visual and Text Cues.." in ACM Int. Conf. on Image and Video Retrieval. (1 2005). 92 - 102.

2004

  • A. Yilmaz, X. Li and M. Shah "Object Contour Tracking Using Level Sets." in Asian Conf. on Computer Vision. (1 2004).

2002

  • A. Yilmaz, K. Shafique and M. Shah "Estimation of Rigid and Nonrigid Motion Using Anatomical Face Model." in IAPR International Conf. on Pattern Recognition. (1 2002). 377 - 380.
  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah "Automatic Feature Detection and Pose Recovery for Faces." in Asian Conf. on Computer Vision. (1 2002). 284 - 289.
  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah "Estimation of Arbitrary Albedo and Shape from Shading for Symmetric Objects." in British Machine Vision Conference. (1 2002).

2001

  • A. Yilmaz, K. Shafique, N. Lobo, T. Olson and M. Shah "Target Tracking in FLIR Imagery Using Mean-Shift and Global Motion Compensation." in IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision Beyond Visible Spectrum. (1 2001).

2000

  • A. Yilmaz and M. Gokmen "Eigenhills vs. Eigenface and Eigenedge." in IAPR International Conf. on Pattern Recognition. (1 2000). 827 - 830.
  • A. Yilmaz and M. Shah "Shot Detection Using Principal Coordinate System." in IASTED Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications Conference. (1 2000). 168 - 175.