Esra Cansizoglu

Esra Cansizoglu
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    Prior to joining MERL, Esra worked on biomedical image processing and machine learning at the Cognitive Systems Laboratory, Northeastern University. Her dissertation was about retinal vasculature extraction, disease classification and analysis of inter-expert variability. Her current research interests include 3D reconstruction and multi-view geometry.

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    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, E; Kalpathy-Cramer, J; You, S; Keck, K; Erdogmus, D; Chiang, MF; others, "Analysis of Underlying Causes of Inter-expert Disagreement in Retinopathy of Prematurity Diagnosis", Methods of Information in Medicine, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 93-102, 2015.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{ataer2015analysis,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, E and Kalpathy-Cramer, J and You, S and Keck, K and Erdogmus, D and Chiang, MF and others},
      • title = {Analysis of Underlying Causes of Inter-expert Disagreement in Retinopathy of Prematurity Diagnosis},
      • journal = {Methods of Information in Medicine},
      • year = 2015,
      • volume = 54,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {93--102}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Akcakaya, Murat; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Minor Surfaces are Boundaries of Mode-Based Clusters", Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 22, No. 7, pp. 891-895, 2015.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{ataer2015minor,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Akcakaya, Murat and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Minor Surfaces are Boundaries of Mode-Based Clusters},
      • journal = {Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2015,
      • volume = 22,
      • number = 7,
      • pages = {891--895},
      • publisher = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra, "Retinal image analytics: A complete framework from segmentation to diagnosis", 2015, Northeastern University.
      BibTeX
      • @Phdthesis{ataer2015retinal,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra},
      • title = {Retinal image analytics: A complete framework from segmentation to diagnosis},
      • school = {Northeastern University},
      • year = 2015
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Akcakaya, Murat; Orhan, Umut; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Manifold learning by preserving distance orders", Pattern recognition letters, Vol. 38, pp. 120-131, 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{ataer2014manifold,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Akcakaya, Murat and Orhan, Umut and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Manifold learning by preserving distance orders},
      • journal = {Pattern recognition letters},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 38,
      • pages = {120--131},
      • publisher = {Elsevier}
      • }
    •  Dizdaroglu, Bekir; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree; Keck, Katie; Chiang, Michael F; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Structure-based level set method for automatic retinal vasculature segmentation", EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, Vol. 2014, No. 1, pp. 1-26, 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{dizdarouglu2014structure,
      • author = {Dizdaroglu, Bekir and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree and Keck, Katie and Chiang, Michael F and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Structure-based level set method for automatic retinal vasculature segmentation},
      • journal = {EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 2014,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {1--26},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Bas, Erhan; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree; Sharp, Greg C; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Contour-based shape representation using principal curves", Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 1140-1150, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{ataer2013contour,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Bas, Erhan and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree and Sharp, Greg C and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Contour-based shape representation using principal curves},
      • journal = {Pattern Recognition},
      • year = 2013,
      • volume = 46,
      • number = 4,
      • pages = {1140--1150},
      • publisher = {Elsevier}
      • }
    •  Keck, Katie M; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; You, Sheng; Erdogmus, Deniz; Chiang, Michael F, "Plus disease diagnosis in retinopathy of prematurity: vascular tortuosity as a function of distance from optic disc", Retina, Vol. 33, No. 8, pp. 1700-1707, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{keck2013plus,
      • author = {Keck, Katie M and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and You, Sheng and Erdogmus, Deniz and Chiang, Michael F},
      • title = {Plus disease diagnosis in retinopathy of prematurity: vascular tortuosity as a function of distance from optic disc},
      • journal = {Retina},
      • year = 2013,
      • volume = 33,
      • number = 8,
      • pages = {1700--1707}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Erdogmus, Deniz, "A mode-based clustering algorithm without mode seeking", International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2012, pp. 1925-1928.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ataer2012mode,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {A mode-based clustering algorithm without mode seeking},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1925--1928},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; You, Sheng; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree; Keck, Katie; Chiang, Michael F; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Observer and feature analysis on diagnosis of retinopathy of prematurity", International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012, pp. 1-6.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ataer2012observer,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and You, Sheng and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree and Keck, Katie and Chiang, Michael F and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Observer and feature analysis on diagnosis of retinopathy of prematurity},
      • booktitle = {International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1--6},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Bas, Erhan; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Erdogmus, Deniz; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree, "Retinal vasculature segmentation using principal spanning forests", International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2012, pp. 1792-1795.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bas2012retinal,
      • author = {Bas, Erhan and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Erdogmus, Deniz and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree},
      • title = {Retinal vasculature segmentation using principal spanning forests},
      • booktitle = {International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1792--1795},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Dizdaroglu, Bekir; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree; Keck, Katie; Chiang, Michael F; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Level sets for retinal vasculature segmentation using seeds from ridges and edges from phase maps", International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012, pp. 1-6.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{dizdaro2012level,
      • author = {Dizdaroglu, Bekir and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree and Keck, Katie and Chiang, Michael F and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Level sets for retinal vasculature segmentation using seeds from ridges and edges from phase maps},
      • booktitle = {International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1--6},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Ghadarghadar, Nastaran; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Zhang, Peng; Erdogmus, Deniz, "A SIFT-point distribution-based method for head pose estimation", International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012, pp. 1-4.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ghadarghadar2012sift,
      • author = {Ghadarghadar, Nastaran and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Zhang, Peng and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {A SIFT-point distribution-based method for head pose estimation},
      • booktitle = {International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1--4},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Sourati, Jamshid; Brooks, Dana H; Dy, Jennifer G; Ataer-Cansizoglu, E; Erdogmus, Deniz; Rajadhyaksha, Milind, "Unsupervised wrinkle detection in reflectance confocal microscopy images of the human skin", International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2012, pp. 705-708.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{sourati2012unsupervised,
      • author = {Sourati, Jamshid and Brooks, Dana H and Dy, Jennifer G and Ataer-Cansizoglu, E and Erdogmus, Deniz and Rajadhyaksha, Milind},
      • title = {Unsupervised wrinkle detection in reflectance confocal microscopy images of the human skin},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {705--708},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  You, Sheng; Ataer-Cansizoglu, E; Erdogmus, Deniz; Massey, Michael; Shapiro, Nathan, "Microvascular blood flow estimation in sublingual microcirculation videos based on a principal curve tracing algorithm", International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012, pp. 1-6.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{you2012microvascular,
      • author = {You, Sheng and Ataer-Cansizoglu, E and Erdogmus, Deniz and Massey, Michael and Shapiro, Nathan},
      • title = {Microvascular blood flow estimation in sublingual microcirculation videos based on a principal curve tracing algorithm},
      • booktitle = {International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1--6},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Zhang, Peng; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Local linear approximation of principal curve projections", International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012, pp. 1-6.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{zhang2012local,
      • author = {Zhang, Peng and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Local linear approximation of principal curve projections},
      • booktitle = {International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {1--6},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Ghadarghadar, Nastaran; Zareian, Ramin; Bas, Erhan; Ruberti, Jeffrey W; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Motion flow analysis in cell videos using a multi-level clustering method", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2011, pp. 7767-7770.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ataer2011motion,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Ghadarghadar, Nastaran and Zareian, Ramin and Bas, Erhan and Ruberti, Jeffrey W and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Motion flow analysis in cell videos using a multi-level clustering method},
      • booktitle = {International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {7767--7770},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  You, S; Bas, E; Ataer-Cansizoglu, E; Kalpathy-Cramer, J; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Principal curve based semi-automatic segmentation of organs in 3D-CT", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2011, pp. 6220-6223.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{you2011principal,
      • author = {You, S and Bas, E and Ataer-Cansizoglu, E and Kalpathy-Cramer, J and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Principal curve based semi-automatic segmentation of organs in 3D-CT},
      • booktitle = {International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {6220--6223},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Bas, Erhan; Yousuf, M Ali; You, Sheng; D'Souza, Warren; Erdogmus, Deniz, "Towards respiration management in radiation treatment of lung tumors: Transferring regions of interest from planning CT to kilovoltage X-ray images", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010, pp. 3101-3104.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ataer2010towards,
      • author = {Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Bas, Erhan and Yousuf, M Ali and You, Sheng and D'Souza, Warren and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Towards respiration management in radiation treatment of lung tumors: Transferring regions of interest from planning CT to kilovoltage X-ray images},
      • booktitle = {International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {3101--3104},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Cansizoglu, Esra Ataer; Betke, Margrit, "An information fusion approach for multiview feature tracking", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2010, pp. 1706-1709.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{cansizoglu2010information,
      • author = {Cansizoglu, Esra Ataer and Betke, Margrit},
      • title = {An information fusion approach for multiview feature tracking},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {1706--1709},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  You, Sheng; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Erdogmus, Deniz; Tanyi, James; Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree, "A novel application of principal surfaces to segmentation in 4D-CT for radiation treatment planning", International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2010, pp. 758-763.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{you2010novel,
      • author = {You, Sheng and Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra and Erdogmus, Deniz and Tanyi, James and Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree},
      • title = {A novel application of principal surfaces to segmentation in 4D-CT for radiation treatment planning},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA)},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {758--763},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Connor, Caitlin; Yu, Emily; Magee, John; Cansizoglu, Esra; Epstein, Samuel; Betke, Margrit, "Movement and recovery analysis of a mouse-replacement interface for users with severe disabilities" in International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII), pp. 493-502, Springer, 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{connor2009movement,
      • author = {Connor, Caitlin and Yu, Emily and Magee, John and Cansizoglu, Esra and Epstein, Samuel and Betke, Margrit},
      • title = {Movement and recovery analysis of a mouse-replacement interface for users with severe disabilities},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII)},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {493--502},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  Ataer, Esra; Duygulu, Pinar, "Matching ottoman words: an image retrieval approach to historical document indexing", International conference on Image and video retrieval (ICVR), 2007, pp. 341-347.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ataer2007matching,
      • author = {Ataer, Esra and Duygulu, Pinar},
      • title = {Matching ottoman words: an image retrieval approach to historical document indexing},
      • booktitle = {International conference on Image and video retrieval (ICVR)},
      • year = 2007,
      • pages = {341--347},
      • organization = {ACM}
      • }
    •  Ataer, Esra, "A New Representation for Matching Words", 2007, Bilkent University.
      BibTeX
      • @Mastersthesis{ataer2007new,
      • author = {Ataer, Esra},
      • title = {A New Representation for Matching Words},
      • school = {Bilkent University},
      • year = 2007
      • }
    •  Ataer, Esra; Duygulu, Pinar, "Retrieval of Ottoman documents", International workshop on Multimedia information retrieval (MIR), 2006, pp. 155-162.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ataer2006retrieval,
      • author = {Ataer, Esra and Duygulu, Pinar},
      • title = {Retrieval of Ottoman documents},
      • booktitle = {International workshop on Multimedia information retrieval (MIR)},
      • year = 2006,
      • pages = {155--162},
      • organization = {ACM}
      • }
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    • Title: "System and Method for Hybrid Simultaneous Localization and Mapping of 2D and 3D Data Acquired by Sensors from a 3D Scene"
      Inventors: Cansizoglu, Esra; Taguchi, Yuichi; Ramalingam, Srikumar
      Patent No.: 9,807,365
      Issue Date: Oct 31, 2017
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