Publications
International refereed journal articles
23. Pixel-based Classification of SAR Images using Feature Attribute Profiles
A. Tombak, I. Turkmenli, E. Aptoula, K. Kayabol
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Accepted, 2018
22. Deep network ensembles for aerial scene classification
M. A. Dede, E. Aptoula, Y. Genc
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Accepted, 2018
21. GMM-Based Synthetic Samples for Classification of Hyperspectral Images with Limited Training Data
A. A. Davari, E. Aptoula, B. Yanikoglu, A. Maier, C. Riess
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp 942 - 946, June, 2018
20. Local Feature-based Attribute Profiles for Optical Remote Sensing Image Classification
M-T. Pham, S. Lefevre, E. Aptoula
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp 1199 - 1212, February, 2018
19. Feature profiles from attribute filtering for classification of remote sensing images
M-T. Pham, E. Aptoula, S. Lefevre
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp 249 - 256, January, 2018
18. A practical algorithm for the retrieval of floe size distribution of Arctic sea ice from high-resolution satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery
B. Hwang, J. Ren, S. McCormack, C. Berry, I. Ben Ayed, H. C. Graber, E. Aptoula
Elementa, 5:38, 2017
17. Plant Identification Using Deep Neural Networks via Optimization of Transfer Learning Parameters
M. M. Ghazi, B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula
Neurocomputing, Vol. 235, pp 228 - 235, 2017
16. Retrieval of Remote Sensing Images with Pattern Spectra Descriptors
P. Bosilj, E. Aptoula, S. Lefevre, E. Kijak
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Special Issue: "Mathematical Morphology in Geoinformatics", Vol. 5, No. 12, 228, 2016 (Open Access)
15. Deep Learning with Attribute Profiles for Hyperspectral Image Classification
E. Aptoula, M. C. Ozdemir, B. Yanikoglu
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 13, No. 12, 2016
14. Vector attribute profiles for hyperspectral image classification
E. Aptoula, M. Dalla-Mura, S. Lefevre
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 54, No. 6, pp 3208 - 3220, June, 2016
13. Optimisation of tractor semi-trailer command steering mechanism using a genetic algorithm
B. Ozkan, E. Aptoula, A. T. Heren, H. Mandaci
International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 71, No.1/2/3/4, pp 258 - 278, 2016
12. Hyperspectral image classification with multi-dimensional attribute profiles
E. Aptoula
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 12, No. 10, pp 2031 – 2035, October 2015
11. Automatic plant identification from photographs
B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula and C. Tirkaz
Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp 1369 - 1383, August 2014
10. The impact of multivariate quasi-flat zones on the morphological description of hyperspectral images
E. Aptoula
International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 35, No. 10, pp 3482 – 3498, May 2014
9. Remote sensing image retrieval with global morphological texture descriptors
E. Aptoula
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp 3023 – 3034, May 2014
8. Extending Morphological Covariance
E. Aptoula
Pattern Recognition, Vol. 45, No. 12, pp 4524 – 4535, December 2012
7. Comparative study of moment based parameterization for morphological texture description
E. Aptoula
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 23, No. 8, pp 1213 – 1224, November 2012
6. Morphological description of color images for content-based retrieval
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 18, No. 11, pp 2505 – 2517, November 2009
5. On the Morphological Processing of Hue
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp 1394 – 1401, August 2009
4. A Hit-Or-Miss Transform for Multivariate Images
E. Aptoula, S. Lefèvre and Ch. Ronse
Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 30, No. 8, pp 760 – 764, June 2009
3. Alpha-trimmed lexicographical extrema for pseudo morphological image analysis
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp 165 – 174, April 2008
2. On lexicographical ordering in Multivariate Mathematical Morphology
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp 109 – 118, January 2008
1. A Comparative Study on Multivariate Mathematical Morphology
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Pattern Recognition, Vol. 40, No. 11, pp 2914 – 2929, November 2007
International conference articles
26. Plant Identification with Deep Learning Ensembles
S. Atito, B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula, I Ganiyusufoglu, A. Yildiz, K. Yildirir, B. Sevilmis and M. U. Sen
In CLEF working notes, Avignon, France, September 2018
25. Attribute Profiles Without Thresholds
Ş. Güner Koç and E. Aptoula
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Valencia, Spain, July 2018
24. Classification of remote sensing images using attribute profiles and feature profiles from different trees: a comparative study
M-T. Pham, E. Aptoula, S. Lefèvre
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Valencia, Spain, July 2018
23. Recent Developments from Attribute Profiles for Remote Sensing Image Classification
M-T. Pham, S. Lefèvre, E. Aptoula, L. Bruzzone
International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, May 2018
22. Plant Identification with Large Number of Species: SabanciU-GebzeTU System in PlantCLEF 2017
S. Atito, B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula
In CLEF working notes, Dublin, Ireland, September 2017
21. Classification of VHR remote sensing images using local feature-based attribute profiles
M.-T. Pham, S. Lefèvre, E. Aptoula, B. B. Damodaran
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Texas, USA, July 2017
20. Attribute Profiles from Partitioning Trees
P. Bosilj, B. B. Damodaran, E. Aptoula, M. Dalla Mura, S. Lefèvre
International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM), Paris, France, May 2017
19. Quasi-flat zones for angular data simplification
E. Aptoula, M.-T. Pham, S. Lefèvre
International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM), Paris, France, May 2017
18. Open-set Plant Identification Using an Ensemble of Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
M. M. Ghazi, B. Yanikoglu, Erchan Aptoula
In CLEF working notes, Evora, Portugal, September 2016
17. Morphological tools for spatial and multiscale analysis of passive microwave remote sensing data
S. Lefèvre and E. Aptoula
Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment (MicroRad), Espoo, Finland, 2016
16. Satellite Image Retrieval with Pattern Spectra Descriptors
P. Bosilj, E. Aptoula, S. Lefèvre and E. Kijak
In Image Information Mining Conference, Bucharest, Romania, October 2015
15. Sabanci-Okan System in LifeCLEF 2015 Plant Identification Competition
M. M. Ghazi, B. Yanikoglu, Erchan Aptoula, O. Muslu and M. C. Ozdemir
In CLEF working notes, Toulouse, France, September 2015
14. An end-member based ordering relation for the morphological description of hyperspectral images
E. Aptoula, N. Courty and S. Lefèvre
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Paris, France, October, 2014
13. Sabanci-Okan System in 2014 LifeCLEF Plant Identification Competition
B. Yanikoglu, S. T. Yildiran, C. Tirkaz and E. Aptoula
In CLEF working notes, Sheffield, UK, September 2014
12. Bag of morphological words for content-based geographical retrieval
E. Aptoula
12th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, Klagenfurt, Austria, June, 2014
11. Morphological features for leaf based plant recognition
E. Aptoula, B. Yanikoglu
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melbourne, Australia, September, 2013
10. Sabanci-Okan System at ImageClef 2013
B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula and S. T. Yildiran
In CLEF working notes, Valencia, Spain, September 2013
9. Vectorial quasi-flat zones for color image simplification
E. Aptoula, J. Weber and S. Lefèvre
International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM), Vol. 7883 (LNCS), pp 231 – 242, Uppsala, Sweden, May 2013
8. Sabanci-Okan System at ImageClef 2012: Combining Features and Classifiers for Plant Identification
B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula and C. Tirkaz
In CLEF working notes, Rome, Italy, September 2012
7. Sabanci-Okan System at ImageClef 2011: Plant identification task
B. Yanikoglu, E. Aptoula and C. Tirkaz
In CLEF working notes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2011
6. A Classwise Supervised Ordering Approach for Morphology Based Hyperspectral Image Classification
N. Courty, E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), pp 1997 – 2000, Tsukuba, Japan, November 2012
5. A Basin Morphology Approach to Colour Image Segmentation by Region Merging
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, Vol. 4843, pp 935 – 944, Tokyo, Japan, November 2007
4. On Morphological Color Texture Characterization
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM), pp 153 – 164, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2007
3. Pseudo Multivariate Morphological Operators based on alpha trimmed lexicographical extrema
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, pp 367 – 372, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2007
2. Spatial Morphological Covariance Applied to Texture Classification
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
International Workshop on Multimedia Content Representation, Classification and Security, Lecture notes in Computer Sciences, Vol. 4105, pp 522 – 529, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2006
1. Mathematical Morphology Applied to the Segmentation and Classification of Galaxies in Multi-spectral Images
E. Aptoula, S. Lefèvre and C. Collet
European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Florence, Italy, September 2006
Book chapters
3. Morphological Template Matching in Color Images
S. Lefèvre, E. Aptoula, B. Perret and J. Weber
Advances in Low-Level Color Image Processing, E. Celebi and B. Smolka (eds), Springer, 2013
2. Morphological texture description of grayscale and color images
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Peter Hawkes (ed), Vol. 169, pp 1 – 74, Burlington, Academic Press, 2011
1. Multivariate mathematical morphology applied to color image analysis
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
J. Chanussot, K. Chehdi and C. Collet (eds), pp 303 – 337, Hermès-Wiley, 2009
International non-refereed articles, conference articles & presentations
3. GMM-Based Synthetic Samples for Classification of Hyperspectral Images With Limited Training Data,
A. A. Davari, E. Aptoula, B. Yanikoglu, A. Maier, C. Riess
ArXiv, December 2017
2. Retrieval and analysis of sea ice floe size distribution from high-resolution SAR imagery
B. Hwang, J. Ren, S. McCormack, C. Berry, I. Ben Ayed, E. Aptoula, H. C. Graber
TerraSAR-X Science Team Meeting, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany, October 2016
1. The effect of quasi-flat zones on the morphological description of hyperspectral data
E. Aptoula
Image Information Mining Conference, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, October 2012
National publications
15. SAR Görüntülerinde Anlambilimsel Sınıflandırılma Algoritmalarının Karşılaştırılması
İ. Türkmenli, K. Kayabol, E. Aptoula
26. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, İzmir, Turkey, May 2018
14. SAR İmgelerinin Öznitelikler Kullanılarak Piksel Tabanlı Sınıflandırılması
A. Tombak, E. Aptoula, K. Kayabol
26. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, İzmir, Turkey, May 2018
13. Effect of Early and Late Fusion on Heart Sound Classification
E. Öztavlı and E. Aptoula
26. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, İzmir, Turkey, May 2018
12. Content Based Image Retrieval of Remote Sensing Images Based on Deep Features
Ö. Göksu and E. Aptoula
26. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, İzmir, Turkey, May 2018
11. Hyperspectral image classification with convolutional networks trained with self-dual attribute profiles
Ş. Güner Koç and E. Aptoula
25. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Antalya, Turkey, May 2017
10. A comparative noise robustness study of tree representations for attribute profile construction
Ş. Güner Koç, E. Aptoula, P. Bosilj, B. B. Damodaran, M. Dalla Mura and S. Lefevre
25. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Antalya, Turkey, May 2017
9. İkili bölüntü ağaçları ile meyve tespiti
M. C. Özdemir, E. Aptoula and B. Yanikoglu
24. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Zonguldak, Turkey, May 2016
8. Yapay biçimbilimsel özniteliklerin hiperspektral görüntü sınıflandırma basarımının üzerindeki etkisi
A. A. Davari, B. Yanikoglu and E. Aptoula
23. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Malatya, Turkey, May 2015
7. Minimization Of Tire Wear For Tractor Semi-trailers With Command Steering
B. Özkan, E. Aptoula, T. Heren, H. Mandancı and C. Can
Otomotiv Teknolojileri Kongresi, Bursa, Turkey, May 2014
6. Yerel Değişkenlerle Bitki tanıma
S. T. Yildiran, B. Yanikoglu and E. Aptoula
22. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Trabzon, Turkey, April 2014
5. Matematiksel Biçimbilim ile Dokubilimsel Meme Kanseri Görüntülerinde Mitoz Algılama
E. Aptoula, N. Courty and S. Lefevre
21. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Girne, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyrpus, April 2013
4. Matematiksel Biçimbilim ile Çevrim-dışı İmza Tanıma
S. Sisneloğlu and E. Aptoula
Yazılım Kongresi, Bursa, 2013
3. Uzaktan algılanmış görüntülerin biçimbilimsel doku betimleyicileri ile erişimi
E. Aptoula and S. Korkmaz
21. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Girne, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyrpus, April 2013
2. Genişletilmiş Biçimbilimsel Ortak Değişinti
S. Korkmaz and E. Aptoula
20. IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference, Fethiye, Turkey, April 2012
1. Pseudo-Opérateurs morphologiques multivariés basés sur les extrema lexicographiques alpha tronqués
E. Aptoula and S. Lefèvre
Congrès Francophone ORASIS de Vision par Ordinateur, Obernai, France, June 2007
Thesis & dissertations
2. Morphological color image analysis applied to content-based image description, annotation and retrieval
E. Aptoula
PhD Thesis, Louis Pasteur University - Strasbourg I, Strasbourg, France, July 2008
1. Mathematical morphology and the segmentation of astronomical images
E. Aptoula
MSc. Thesis, Louis Pasteur University - Strasbourg I, Strasbourg, France, June 2005