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Asst. Prof. Dr. Yakup GENÇ
Computer Engineering

Yakup GENÇ
Phone
+90 (262) 605-2220
Email
yakup.genc(at)gtu.edu.tr
Office
Block A2, 251
Areas of interest
Computer Vision, Augmented Reality, Robotics & UAVs, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Big Data, HCI for Special Education.

Papers in Refereed Journals

”Feature Tracking and Matching in Video Using Programmable Graphics Hardware”, by S.N. Sinha, J.-M. Frahm, M. Pollefeys and Y. Genc, 22:207–217, Machine Vision and Applications, 2011.

“Lines in One Orthographic and Two Perspective Views”, by N. Navab, Y. Genc and M. Appel, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 25(7):912-917, July 2003.

"Single Point Active Alignment Method (SPAAM) for Optical See-through HMD Calibration for Augmented Reality", by M. Tuceryan, N. Navab and Y. Genc, Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual
Environments, 11(3):259-276, June 2002
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"Image-Based Rendering using Parameterized Image Varieties", by Y. Genc and J. Ponce, International Journal of Computer Vision, 41(3):143-170, February 2001.

"Fast Algorithms for Projective Multi-Frame Structure from Motion" by J. Oliensis and Y. Genc, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 23(6):546-559, June 2001.

"Epipolar Geometry and Linear Subspace Methods: A New Approach to Weak Calibration'' by J. Ponce and Y. Genc, International Journal of Computer Vision, 28(3):223-243, August 1998.

Papers in Refereed Conferences

“Wireless Sensor Networks in the Control Loop: Delay-Sensitive Networks”, N.C. Tas, V. Mesrob, Y. Genc, in IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2011.

“Edge Drawing: A Heuristic Approach to Robust Real-Time Edge Detection”, C. Topal, C. Akinlar, Y. Genc, in International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’10), 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.

“Explicit 3D Modeling for Vehicle Monitoring in Non-overlapping Cameras”, Y. Tsin, Y. Genc, V. Ramesh in Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS’09), 2009.

“Robust Unambiguous Parameterization of the Essential Manifold”, R. Subbarao, Y. Genc, P. Meer, in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR’08), June 2008, Alaska.

“Exploiting Occluding Contours for Real-Time 3D Tracking: A Unified Approach”, G. Li, Y. Tsin and Y. Genc, in Proceeding of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV'07), October 2007, Brazil.

“Learn to Track Edges”, Y. Tsin, Y. Genc, Y. Zhu and V. Ramesh, in Proceeding of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV'07), October 2007, Brazil.

“Multi-view Edge-Based Stereo by Incorporating Spatial Coherence”, by Gang Li, Yakup Genc and Steven W. Zucker, International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM’07), August 2007, Canada.

“Real-Time Feature Matching using Adaptive and Spatially Distributed Classification Trees”, A. Boffy, Y. Tsin and Y. Genc, British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC’06), September 2006, UK.

“Fusion of 3D and Appearance Models for Fast Object Detection and Pose Estimation”, Hesam Najafi, Yakup Genc and Nassir Navab, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV’06), January 2006, India.

“Radon space and Adaboost for Pose Estimation” by Patrick Etyngier, Nikos Paragios, Renaud Keriven, Yakup Genc and Jean-Yves Audibert, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’06), August 2006, China.

“Object Detection Using 2D Spatial Ordering Constraints”, by Yan Li, Yanghai Tsin, Yakup Genc and Takeo Kanade, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR’05), June 2005, CA.

“Bootstrapped Real-Time Ego Motion Estimation and Scene Modeling”, by Xiang Zhang and Yakup Genc, International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM’05), June 2007, Canada.

“An On-line Evaluation System for Optical See-through Augmented Reality”, by Nassir Navab, Siavash Zokai, Yakup Genc and Enylton Machado Coelho, IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2004 (VR’04), March 2004.

"Mobile Computing and Industrial Augmented Reality for Real-time Data Access", by X. Zhang, Y. Genc and N. Navab, IEEE Int. Conf. Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, October 2001, France.

"Evaluation of Optical See-through Systems", by E. McGarrity, M. Tuceryan, C. Owen, Y. Genc and
N. Navab, Int. Conf. On Augmented Reality, Virtual Environments and 3D Imaging, May 2001, Greece.

"Lines in One Orthographic and Two Perspective Views" by N. Navab, Y. Genc and M. Appel, Proceeding of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR'00), June 2000, NC.

"Constructing Geometric Object Models from Images" by J. Ponce, Y. Genc and S. Sullivan, IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'00), April 2000, CA.

"New Algorithms for Two-Frame Structure from Motion" by J. Oliensis and Y. Genc, in Proceeding of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV'99), pp.737-744, September 1999, Greece.

"Fast Algorithms for Projective Multi-Frame Structure from Motion" by J. Oliensis and Y. Genc, in Proceeding of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV'99), pp.536-542, September 1999, Greece.

"Parameterized Image Varieties and Estimation with Bilinear Constraints'' by Y. Genc, J. Ponce, Y. Leedan and P. Meer, in Proceeding of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR'99), June 1999, CO.

"Parameterized Image Varieties: A Novel Approach to the Analysis and Synthesis of Image Sequences" by Y. Genc and J. Ponce, in Proceeding of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV'98), January 1998, India.

"Epipolar Geometry and Linear Subspace Methods: A New Approach to Weak Calibration'' by J. Ponce and Y. Genc, in Proceeding of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR'96), June 1996, CA.

Papers in Refereed Workshops

“Flexible Edge Arrangement Templates for Object Detection”, by Yan Li, Yanghai Tsin, Yakup Genc, Takeo Kanade, IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV’08), January 2008, Colorado.

“Nonlinear Mean Shift for Robust Pose Estimation”, by Raghav Subbarao, Yakup Genc and Peter Meer, IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV’07), February 2007, Texas.

"GPU-Based Video Feature Tracking and Matching", by S. Sinha, J.-M. Frahm, M. Pollefeys and Y. Genc, EDGE 2006, Workshop on Edge Computing Using New Commodity Architectures, May 2006, NC.

“A Balanced Approach to 3D Tracking from Image Streams”, by Raghav Subbarao, Peter Meer and Yakup Genc, International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR’05), October 2005, Austria.

“Multiview Paraperspective Projection Model for Diminished Reality”, by S. Zokai, N. Navab, Y. Genc and J. Esteve, International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR’03), October 2003, Japan.

“Marker-less Tracking for AR: A Learning-Based Approach”, by Y. Genc, S. Riedel, F. Souvannavong, C. Akinlar and N. Navab, International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR’02), October 2002, Germany.

“Practical Solutions for Calibration of Optical See-Through Devices”, by Y. Genc, M. Tuceryan and N. Navab, International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR’02), October 2002, Germany.

“Direct Method for Motion Estimation: An Alternative to Decomposition of Planar Transformation Matrices”, by N. Navab, Y. Genc, A. Khamene and M. Mitshcke, Die Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mustererkennung Symposium (DAGM 2002), September 2002, Switzerland.

"Optical See-Through Calibration with Vision-Based Trackers: Propagation of Projection Matrices" by Y. Genc, M. Tuceryan, A. Khamene and N. Navab, International Symposium on Augmented Reality (ISAR'01), October 2001.

"A New System for Online Quantitative Evaluation of Optical See-Through Augmentation" by E.
McGarrity, Y. Genc, M. Tuceryan and N. Navab, International Symposium on Augmented Reality (ISAR'01), October 2001, NY.

"Taking AR into Large Scale Industrial Applications: Localization and Data Navigation with Mobile Computers" by X. Zhang, Y. Genc and N. Navab, International Symposium on Augmented Reality (ISAR'01), October 2001, NY.

"Optical See-through HMD Calibration: A Novel Stereo Method Validated with a Video See-through
System" by Y. Genc, F. Sauer, F. Wenzel, M. Tuceryan and N. Navab, International Symposium on Augmented Reality (ISAR'00), Germany, October 5-6, 2000.

"Augmented Workspace: Designing an AR Testbed" by F. Sauer, F. Wenzel, S. Vogt, Y. Tao, Y. Genc and A. Bani-Hashemi, International Symposium on Augmented Reality (ISAR'00), Munich, Germany, October 5-6, 2000.

"As-Built Reconstruction Using Images and Industrial Drawings" by N. Navab, M. Appel, Y. Genc, B. Bascle, V. Kumar and M. Neueberger, Die Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mustererkennung Symposium (DAGM 2000), September 2000, Germany. This paper was awarded with the DAGM prize.

"Point- and Line-Based Parameterized Image Varieties for Image-Based Rendering'' by Y. Genc and J.
Ponce, Vision Algorithms at ICCV'99, September 1999, Greece.

Patents Awarded

“System and method for side-by-side inspection of a device” by X. Xie, Y. Genc and X. Gao, US Patent 9,494,532, November 15, 2016.

“Trigger for blade imaging based on a controller” by X. Xie, Y. Genc and F. Dierkes, US Patent 9,462,183, October 4, 2016.

“Rendering of design data” by E. Slavin, J. Ernst and Y. Genc, US Patent 9,378,582, June 28, 2016.

“Multi-view stereo systems and methods for tube inventory in healthcare diagnostics” by G. Li, Y. Genc, S. Chhatpar, S. Naik, R. Barr, D. Sacco and A. Gelbman, US Patent 9,367,918, June 14, 2016.

“System and Method for online Monitoring within a Gas Turbine Combustor Section” by C. Hatcher, R. Hatley, Y. Genc and F. Ruhge, US Patent 9,255,526, February 9, 2016.

“Active Lighting for Stereo Reconstruction of Edges” by Y. Genc, G. Li and S. Baloch, US Patent 9,245,375, January 26, 2016.

“Hough Transform Approach to Gap Measurement in Blade Inspection” by G. Li, Y. Genc, E. Baleine and D. Lemieux, US Patent 9,137,462, September 15, 2015.

“System and Method for Visual Inspection and 3D White Light Scanning of Off-line Industrial Gas Turbines and Other Power Generation Machinery” by C. Hatcher, Y. Genc, R. Hatley and A. Schick, US Patent 9,116,071, August 25, 2015.

“System and Method for Hands Free Inspection” by B. Xie, Y. Genc, C. Hatcher, H. Bhatnagar and F. Ruhge, US Patent 9,058,520, June 16, 2015.

“System and Method for Automated Optical Inspection of Industrial Gas Turbines and other Power Generation Machinery”, by C. Hatcher, F. Ruhge, D. H. Lemieux, H. Bhatnagar, Y. Genc and R. Hatley, US Patent 9,057,710, June 16, 2015.

“Geometric Calibration of Head-Worn Multi-Camera Eye Tracking System”, by J. Ernst and Y. Genc, US Patent 8,957,948, February 17, 2015.

“Mapping of a Contour Shape to an X and Y Coordinate System”, by C. Hatcher, Y. Genc and S. H. Baloch, US Patent 8,937,628, January 20, 2015.

“System and Method for Automated Optical Inspection of Industrial Gas Turbines and other Power Generation Machinery with Articulated Multi-Axis Inspection Scope”, by C. Hatcher, F. Ruhge, D. H. Lemieux, H. Bhatnagar, Y. Genc and R. Hatley, US Patent 8,922,640, December 30, 2014.

“Motion Analysis through Geometry Correction and Warping”, by Y. Genc, G. Li and C. Hatcher, US Patent 8,885,884, November 11, 2014.

“Method and System for Interactive Virtual Inspection of Modeled Objects”, by F. Davis, Y. Genc, S. Kabanov, R. E. Shannon and X. Zhang, US Patent 8,477,154, July 2, 2013.

“Method of coalescing information about inspected objects” by Y. Genc, Y. Li, and Y. Tsin, US Patent 8,320,679, November 27, 2012.

“Method of coalescing information about inspected objects” by Y. Genc, F. Davis, R. E. Shannon, and X. Zhang, US Patent 8,244,025, August 14, 2012.

“Active shape model for vehicle modeling and re-identification” by Y. Genc, Y. Tsin and V. Ramesh, US Patent 8,212,812, July 3, 2012.

“Method for reconstructing three-dimensional images from two-dimensional image data” by Y. Genc and G. Li, US Patent 8,126,273, February 28, 2012.

“Fast object detection for Augmented Reality systems” by Y. Genc and H. Najafi, US Patent 7,957,584, June 7, 2011.

“Fast object detection for Augmented Reality systems” by Y. Genc and H. Najafi, US Patent 7,706,603, April 27, 2010.

“System and method for using texture landmarks for improved markerless tracking in Augmented Reality applications” by Y. Genc, X. Zhang, V. Ramesh and Y. Tsin, US Patent 7,616,807, November 10, 2009.

"Object localization" by Y. Genc and X. Zhang, US Patent 7,374,103, May 20, 2008.

"Calibrating real and virtual views" by F. Sauer, Y. Genc and N. Navab, US Patent 7,369,101, May 6, 2008.

"Augmented reality system" by N. Navab, X. Zhang, Y. Genc and V. Kumar, US Patent 7,274,380, September 25, 2007.

"Input devices for augmented reality applications" by Y. Genc and N. Navab, US Patent 7,215,322, May 8, 2007.

"System and method for measuring the registration accuracy of an augmented reality system" by Y. Genc, N. Navab, M. Tuceryan, and E. McGarrity, US Patent 7,190,331, March 13, 2007.

"Input devices using infrared trackers" by N. Navab and Y. Genc, US Patent 7,064,742, June 20, 2006.

"System and method for calibrating a stereo optical see-through head-mounted display system for
augmented reality'' by M. Tuceryan, N. Navab and Y. Genc, US Patent 6,753,828, June 22, 2004.

"Efficient Camera Planning for Surveillance Applications" by M. A. Şekercioğlu, Masters Thesis, September 2016.

  • Third Cycle (Doctoral): Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1999)
  • Second Cycle (Master's): Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1994)
  • First Cycle (Undergraduate): Computer Science, Istanbul Teknik Universitesi (1991)
Manager, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, USA, 2004-2012
Research Scientist, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, USA, 1999-2004