Nevrez İmamoğlu, Researcher

Senior Researcher

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

Department of Information Technology and Human Factors,

Artificial Intelligence Research Center, Geoinformation Science Research Team

AIST Tokyo WaterFront, Tokyo, Japan

Email: firstname [AT] ieee.org

Research Interests:

Computer Vision & Image Processing,

Visual Attention Modeling (Saliency) and its Applications,

Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Intelligent Systems

Codes/Datasets on: private: github/nevrez team: github/gistairc

Selected Works on Saliency and Object Detection:

- Nevrez Imamoglu, Yu Oishi, Xiaoqiang Zhang, Guanqun Ding, Yuming Fang, Toru Kouyama, Ryosuke Nakamura, "Hyperspectral Image Dataset for Benchmarking on Salient Object Detection", 10th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX 2018), Sardinia, Italy, May 29 - June 1, 2018.(Project Page)

- Nevrez İmamoğlu, Chi Zhang, Wataru Shimoda, Yuming Fang, Boxin Shi, "Saliency Detection by Forward and Backward Cues in Deep-CNN", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP),Beijing, China, 2017. (pdf) (view) (code)

- Nevrez İmamoğlu, Wataru Shimoda, Chi Zhang, Yuming Fang, Asako Kanezaki, Keiji Yanai, Yoshifumi Nishida, “An Integration of Bottom-up and Top-Down Salient Cues on RGB-D Data: Saliency from Objectness vs. Non-Objectness”, Signal, Image and Video Processing (Springer), February 2018. (view)

- Nevrez İmamoğlu, Motoki Kimura, Hiroki Miyamoto, Aito Fujita, Ryosuke Nakamura, "Solar Power Plant Detection on Multi-Spectral Satellite Imagery using Weakly-Supervised CNN with Feedback Features and m-PCNN Fusion", The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Imperial College London, London, UK, 2017. BMVC paper links: (pdf) arxiv links extended version: (pdf) (view)

- Nevrez İmamoğlu, Yuming Fang, Wenwei Yu, Weisi Lin, "2D Mel-Cepstrum Based Saliency Detection", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melborne, Australia, 2013. (pdf) (view) (code)

- Nevrez İmamoğlu, Weisi Lin, Yuming Fang, "A Saliency Detection Model Using Low-Level Features Based on Wavelet Transform", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp.96-105, 2013. (pdf) (view) (code)


Education:

2012.4-2015.3

Ph.D. Degree Student in the Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan, Supervisor: Wenwei YU

2011.9 - 2012.4

Research Student, Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, Chiba Japan, Supervisor: Wenwei YU

2007.9-2010.6

M.S. Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey, Supervisor: Mehmet Önder EFE

2003-2010.6

B.S. Degree in Computer Engineering, Çankaya University, Ankara, Turkey, Supervisor: Cem ÖZDOĞAN

B.S. Degree (double major program) in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Çankaya University, Ankara, Turkey, Supervisor: Orhan GAZİ


Experience:

2016.4 - Present

Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

2015.4 - 2015.9 and 2015.9 - 2016.3

Research Scientist and JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan, Supervisor: Andrea BENUCCI

2010.8 - 2011.8

Research Associate, School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Supervisor: Weisi LIN

2008.5-2010.6

Project Assistant, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey, Supervisor: Mehmet Önder EFE

2007.9-2008.5

Teaching Assistant, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey, Supervisor: Mehmet Önder EFE


Activities:

Organizing committee member and chair of Special Session on Perceptual Visual Information Processing and its Applications in IEEE VCIP 2015.

Memberships:

- IEEE Member, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IPSJ: Information Processing Society of Japan, IEIEC: the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, The Chamber of Computer Engineers of Turkey

Reviewer:

IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, IEEE Access, IEEE Signal Processing Letters (IEEE), Information Sciences, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (Elsevier), Signal Image and Video Processing (Springer), Sensors, Advanced Robotics, IET Computer Vision, and some other journal and conference review works