CIGDEM EROGLU ERDEM
EDUCATION

Ph.D., Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002
M.S., Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 1997
B.S., Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 1995

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Digital image, video and speech processing

  • affective computing,
  • motion estimation,
  • video segmentation,
  • object tracking,
  • and human computer interaction
EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
  1. “Spontaneous Affect Recognition from Speech and Facial Expressions for Human-Computer Interaction”, PI: C. Eroglu Erdem, Source: TUBITAK, 2010
  2. “3D Tracking of Head Motion using Visual and Inertial Sensors for Augmented Reality Applications”, co-PI: C. Eroglu Erdem, Source: TUBITAK, 2010
  3. “Digital TV-based Interactive Education System”, Researcher: C. Eroglu Erdem, Source: TUBITAK, 2007
RECENT JOURNAL PAPERS
  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS
  1. 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.
  2. 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, DOI: 10.1109/INISTA.2014.6873606.
  3. 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.
  4. O. Önder, C. E. Erdem, M. Irak, “A Re-acted Audio-Visual Emotional Database”, Affective Computing for Mobile HCI Workshop, İstanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2012.
  5. S. Ulukaya, C. E. Erdem, “Facial Expression Recognition Based on Neutral Face Shape Estimation”, Affective Computing for Mobile HCI Workshop, İstanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2012.
  6. C. Kansın, C. E. Erdem, “Automatic Collection of an Affective Audio-Visual Face Database”, Affective Computing for Mobile HCI Workshop, İstanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2012.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Ç. 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.
  10. E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, Ç. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. E. Bozkurt, E. Erzin, Ç. E. Erdem, A. T. Erdem, “Improving Automatic Emotion Recognition from Speech Signals”, 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), September 2009.
  13. T. Erdem, B. Utku, T. Abacı, Ç. E. Erdem, “Advanced Authoring Tools for Game-Based Training”, International Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC), İstanbul, Turkey, July 13-16, 2009.
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