Cigdem Eroglu Erdem

 

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Bahcesehir University

 

 

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Looking for self-motivated Ph.D. students and post-doctoral researchers. For more details please contact: cigdem.eroglu@eng.bahcesehir.edu.tr

 

 

Research Projects

 

Spontaneous Affect Recognition from Speech and Facial Expressions for Human-Computer Interaction, (Principal Investigator) supported by the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK-1001-110E056), 2010 2013, (budget: 110.000 EUR).

 

We have collected two affective face databases as a part of this project. Please see the following web sites for details:

         BAUM-1 Database: http://baum1.bahcesehir.edu.tr

         BAUM-2 Database: http://baum2.bahcesehir.edu.tr

 

3D Tracking of Head Motion using Visual and Inertial Sensors for Augmented Reality Applications, (co-Principal Investigator) supported by the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK-1001-110E053), 2010 2013 (budget: 105.000 EUR).

 

Affect Recognition for Multi-modal Human Computer Interaction, (Principal Investigator) supported by Baheşehir University Research Fund (BAF), 2010.

 

Digital TV-based Interactive Education System, (researcher) supported by Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK) under project TEYDEB-3070796, 2007-2010, (budget:  2 million USD)

 

IST FP6 Network of Excellence on 3DTV: Integrated Three-Dimensional Television Capture, Transmission and Display, (researcher) supported by the European Commission, (contract no: 511568), 20042008, (budget: 0.2 million EUR)  

 

3-D Game-based E-learning system, (researcher) supported by the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK) under project TIDEB-3050135, 20052007, (budget: 1.75 million USD).

 

Lip Reading System for Hard-of-Hearing People, (researcher) supported by TUBITAK under project TIDEB-3040012, 20042005, (budget: 0.75 million USD).

 

Books and Book Chapters

 

C. E. Erdem, Video Object Segmentation and Tracking: Performance Measures and Active Contour Approaches. Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8383-3309-0, 2010.

 

E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin. C. E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, RANSAC-based Training Data Selection on Spectral Features for Emotion Recognition from Spontaneous Speech, in Analysis of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and Enactment, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6800, pp. 36-47, Springer, editors: A. Esposito, A. Vinciarelli, K. Vicsi, C. Pelachaud, A. Nijholt, ISBN 978-3-642-25774-2, 2011.

 

 

Articles in Journals

 

C. E. Erdem, C. Turan and Z. Aydın, BAUM-2: A Multilingual Audio-Visual Affective Face Database, Multimedia Tools and Applications, DOI: 10.1007/s11042-014-1986-2, 2014. Database web site: http://baum2.bahcesehir.edu.tr

 

S. Ulukaya and C. E. Erdem, Gaussian Mixture Model based Estimation of the Neutral Face Shape for Emotion Recognition, Digital Signal Processing, vol. 32, pp. 11-23, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsp.2014.05.013, September 2014.

 

E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, C. E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, Formant Position based Weighted Spectral Features for Emotion Recognition, Speech Communication, vol. 53, pp. 1186 1197, 2011, doi:10.1016/j.specom.2011.04.003.

 

. E. Erdem, Video Object Segmentation and Tracking Using Region Based Statistics, Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol.22, No.10, pp.891-905, 2007.

 

Alatan, Y. Yemez, U. Gudukbay, X. Zabulis, K. Muller, . Erdem, C. Weigel, A. Smolic, Scene Representation Technologies for 3DTV- A Survey, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol.17, No.11, pp. 1587-1605, November 2007.

 

E. Yılmaz, Y. Y. etin, . E. Erdem, T. Erdem and M. zkan, Music Driven Real-time 3D Concert Simulation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol.4105, pp. 379-386, 2006.

 

. E. Erdem, F. Ernst, A. Redert and E. Hendriks, Temporal Stabilization of Video Object Tracking for 3D-TV Applications, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol.20, pp.151-167, 2005.

 

. E. Erdem, B. Sankur and A. M. Tekalp, Performance Measures for Video Object Segmentation and Tracking, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol.13, No.7, pp.937-951, July 2004.

 

. E. Erdem, A. M. Tekalp and B. Sankur, Video Object Tracking With Feedback of Performance Evaluation Measures, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol.13, No.4, pp.310-324, April 2003.

 

. E. Erdem, G. Karabulut, E. Yanmaz and E. Anarım, Motion Estimation in the Frequency Domain Using Fuzzy C-Planes Clustering, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 10, No. 12, pp. 1873 - 1879, December 2001.

 

. E. Erdem and A. T. Erdem, An Illumination Invariant Algorithm for Subpixel Accuracy Image Stabilization and its Effect on MPEG-2 Video Compression, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 16, No. 9, pp. 837 - 857, June 2001.

 

Articles in International Conferences

 

Z. Akhtar, A. Ahmed, C. E. Erdem and G. L. Foresti, Biometric Template Update under Facial Aging, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence on Biometrics Identity Management (IEEE SSCI CIBIM), Dec. 9-12, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2014.

 

S. Zhalehpour, Z. Akhtar and C. E. Erdem, Multimodal Emotion Recognition with Automatic Peak Frame Selection, IEEE Int. Symp. on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications (INISTA), pp.116-121, Alberobello, Italy, June 2014.

 

S. Ulukaya, C. E. Erdem, Estimation of the Neutral Face Shape Using Gaussian Mixture Models, IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2012), pp.1385-1388, Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30, 2012.

 

O. nder, C. E. Erdem, M. Irak, A Re-acted Audio-Visual Emotional Database, Affective Computing for Mobile HCI Workshop, İstanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2012.

 

S. Ulukaya, C. E. Erdem, Facial Expression Recognition Based on Neutral Face Shape Estimation, Affective Computing for Mobile HCI Workshop, İstanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2012.

 

C. Kansın, C. E. Erdem, Automatic Collection of an Affective Audio-Visual Face Database, Affective Computing for Mobile HCI Workshop, İstanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2012.

 

E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, C. E. Erdem , and A. T. Erdem, RANSAC-based Training Data Selection for Speaker State Recognition, 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), Florence, Italy, August 2011.

 

C. E. Erdem, S. Ulukaya, A. Karaali, A. T. Erdem, Combining Haar Feature and Skin Color Based Classifiers for Face Detection, IEEE 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2011), Prague, May 22-57, 2011.

 

. E. Erdem, E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, and A. T. Erdem, RANSAC-based Training Data Selection for Emotion Recognition from Spontaneous Speech, ACM Multimedia Int. Workshop on Affective Interaction in Natural Environments (AFFINE), Firenze, Italy, October 2010.

 

E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, . E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, Use of Line Spectral Frequencies for Emotion Recognition from Speech, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), İstanbul, Turkey, August 2010.

 

C. Gurel, A. T. Erdem, A. Kermen, M. Ozkan, C. E. Erdem, Authoring and Presentation Tools for Distance Learning over Interactive TV, EUROITV 8th European Conference on Interactive TV and Video, Tampere, Finland, June 2010.

 

E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, . E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, Improving Automatic Emotion Recognition from Speech Signals, 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), September 2009.

 

T. Erdem, B. Utku, T. Abacı, . E. Erdem, Advanced Authoring Tools for Game-Based Training, International Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC), İstanbul, Turkey, July 13-16, 2009.

 

F. Ofli, E. Erzin, Y. Yemez, . E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, T. Abacı, M. K. zkan, Unsupervised Dance Figure Analysis from Video For Dancing Avatar Animation, Proc. Int. Conf. Image Processing (ICIP), San Diego, USA, October 12-15, 2008.

 

E. Bozkurt, . E. Erdem, E.Erzin, T. Erdem, M. zkan, A. M. Tekalp Speech Driven Automatic Facial Expression Synthesis, 3DTV Conference, İstanbul, May 2008.

 

O. nder, U. Gdkbay, B. zg, . E. Erdem., T. Erdem, M. zkan, Keyframe Reduction Techniques for Motion Capture Data, 3DTV Conference, İstanbul, May 2008.

 

M. E. Sargın, E.Erzin, Y.Yemez, A. M. Tekalp, A. T. Erdem, . E. Erdem, M. zkan, Prosody Driven Head Gesture Animation, Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, Signal Processing, ICASSP, April 15-20, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2007.

 

Rakkolainen, T. Erdem, B. Utku, . E. Erdem, Mid-air Display for Physical Exercise and Gaming, 3DTV Conference, Kos, Greece, May 2007.

 

E. Bozkurt, . E. Erdem, E.Erzin, T. Erdem, M. zkan, Comparison of Phoneme and Viseme based Acoustic Units for Speech Driven Realistic Lip Animation, 3DTV Conference, Kos, Greece, May 2007.

 

Rakkolainen, T. Erdem, . Erdem, M. zkan, M. Laitinen , Interactive Immaterial Screen for Performing Arts, ACM Multimedia 2006, Interactive Arts Program (short paper), pp. 185-188, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, October 23-27, 2006.

 

O. nder, . E. Erdem., T. Erdem, U. Gdkbay, B. zg, Combined Filtering and Key-frame Reduction of Motion Capture Data with Application to 3DTV, WSCG06: Int. Conf. Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, Jan.30 Feb.3, 2006, Czech Republic.

 

. E. Erdem, F. Ernst, A. Redert ve E. Hendriks, Temporal Stabilization of Video Object Tracking for 3D-TV Applications, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2004, Singapore.

 

. E. Erdem, B. Sankur and A. M. Tekalp, Performance Measures for Video Object Segmentation and Tracking, Proc. SPIE, Int. Conf. on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Lugano, Switzerland, June 2003.

 

. E. Erdem, A. M. Tekalp and B. Sankur, Non-rigid object tracking using performance evaluation measures as feedback, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Hawaii, USA, December 2001.

 

. E. Erdem, A. M. Tekalp and B. Sankur, Metrics for performance evaluation of video object segmentation and tracking without ground-truth, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Vol. 2, pp. 69 - 72, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 7-10, 2001.

 

. E. Erdem and B. Sankur, Performance Evaluation Metrics for Object-Based Video Segmentation, Proc. X European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Tampere, Finland, September 4-8, 2000 (received the best paper award).

 

. E. Erdem and B. Sankur, Illumination Invariant Fuzzy Image Segmentation, Proc. IEEE Balkan Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, Circuits and Systems, İstanbul, Turkey, June 2000.

 

. E. Erdem, G. Karabulut, E. Yanmaz and E. Anarım, Motion Estimation in the Frequency Domain Using Fuzzy C-Planes Clustering, Proc. IEEE Balkan Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, Circuits and Systems, İstanbul, Turkey, June 2000.

 

. Eroğlu and A. E. etin, Projection-Based Registration of Radiological Images, Proc. IX European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Vol. 4, pp. 2189 - 2192, Island of Rhodes, Greece, September 1998.

 

. Eroğlu and A. T. Erdem, A Fast Algorithm for Subpixel Accuracy Image Stabilization for Digital Film and Video, Proc. SPIE, Int. Conf. on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Vol. 3309, pp. 786-797, San Jose, California, USA, 1998.

 

T. Erdem and . Eroğlu, The Effect of Image Stabilization on the Performance of the MPEG-2 Video Coding Algorithm, Proc. SPIE, Int. Conf. on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Vol. 3309, pp. 272 - 277, San Jose, California, USA, 1998.

 

Technical Reports

 

. E. Erdem, Improving Temporal Stability of Video Object Segmentation for 3D TV Applications, Philips Research Technical Note, PR-TN-2003/00693, August 2003.

 

Articles in Turkish

 

O. nder, S. Zhalehpour, C. E. Erdem, A Turkish Audio-Visual Emotional Database, IEEE Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Girne, Northern Cyprus, April 2013.

 

C. Turan, C. Kansın, S. Zhalehpour, Z. Aydın, C. E. Erdem, A Method for Extraction of Audio-Visual Facial Clips from Movies, IEEE Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Girne, Northern Cyprus, April 2013.

 

M. A. Dagli, C. E. Erdem, Automatic Detection of Potentially Dangerous Events at Metro Stations Using Security Cameras, IEEE Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Girne, Northern Cyprus, April 2013.

 

S. Ulukaya, C. E. Erdem, A Hybrid Facial Expression Recognition System Based on Neutral Face Shape Estimation, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Muğla, Turkey, April 2012.

 

C. Okan Şakar, O. Kurşun, A. Karaali, . E. Erdem, Feature Extraction for Facial Expression Recognition by Canonical Correlation Analysis, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Muğla, Turkey, April 2012.

 

A.Karaali, . E. Erdem, S. Ulukaya, Multipose Face Detection Using Zernike Moment Invariants, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Muğla, Turkey, April 2012.

 

N. zer, A. Tanju Erdem, A. . Ercan, . E. Erdem, Inertial Sensor fusion for 3D Camera Tracking, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Mugla, Turkey, April 2012.

 

S. Ulukaya, C. E. Erdem, Duygu Tanıma iin Geometrik Yz zniteliklerinin Karşılaştırılması, IEEE 19th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Antalya, Turkey, April 2011.

 

E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, . E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, INTERSPEECH 2009 Duygu Tanıma Yarışması Değerlendirmesi, IEEE 18th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Diyarbakır, Turkey, April, 2010.

 

T. Erdem, B. Utku, T. Abacı, . E. Erdem, Oyun Tabanlı Eğitim iin Gelişmiş Tasarım ve Grselleme Sistemi, 3. Ulusal Savunma Uygulamaları Modelleme ve Simlasyon Konferansı, (USMOS), June 2009.

 

E. Bozkurt, E.Erzin, . E. Erdem, and T. Erdem, Yz İfadesi Canlandırma iin Konuşma Sinyalinden Otomatik Duygu Tanıma, IEEE 17th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Antalya, Turkey, April 2009.

 

E. Bozkurt, . E. Erdem, E.Erzin, T. Erdem, M. zkan, Gereki Dudak Animasyonu iin Fonem ve Vizeme Dayalı Akustik Birimlerin Karşılaştılırması, IEEE 15th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Eskişehir, Turkey, June 2007.

 

. E. Erdem, B. Sankur and A. M. Tekalp, Video Nesnelerinin Bltlenmesi ve İzlenmesi iin Başarım ltleri, 11th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), İstanbul, Turkey, June 2003.

 

. E. Erdem, B. Sankur and A. M. Tekalp, Başarım ltleri Geribeslemeli Nesne İzleme, 10th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Denizli, Turkey, May 2002.

 

Y. Z. Işık, A. Turlibayev, B. Sankur, . E. Erdem, Akıllı Makasla Etkileşimli Bltleme ve Bir Dudak İzleme Uygulaması, 10th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Denizli, Turkey, May 2002.

 

. E. Erdem, A. M. Tekalp and B. Sankur, Nesne izleme ve bltleme algoritmaları iin gerek referanssız başarım ltleri, 9th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), TRNC, April 2001.

 

. E. Erdem, G. Karabulut, E. Yanmaz and E. Anarım, Bulanık c-dzlemler kmeleme algoritmasıyla sıklık dzleminde devinim kestirimi, 9th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), TRNC, April 2001.

 

. E. Erdem and B. Sankur, Nesne tabanlı video bltleme iin başarım ltleri, 9th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), pp. 499-505, Antalya, Turkey, June 2000.

 

. E. Erdem and B. Sankur, Aydınlanma değişimlerine duyarsız bulanık imge bltleme, 8th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), pp. 410-415, Antalya, Turkey, June 2000.

 

Ekin, . E. Erdem and B. Sankur, Ayrıta dayalı video bltleme, 8th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), pp. 433-438, Antalya, Turkey, June 2000.

 

. Eroğlu and A. E. etin, Radyolojik grntlerin izdşme dayalı hizalanması, 6th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Vol.II, pp. 381-386, Kızılcahamam, Ankara, Turkey, 1998.

 

. Eroğlu and A. T. Erdem, İmge hizalamanın alt benek doğruluğunda yaklaşık kapalı zm, 5th Signal Processing and Applications Conference (SIU), Vol.I, pp.29-33, Kuşadası, Turkey, 1997.