Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Sahin U., Uguz S., and Sahin F., “Salt and pepper noise filtering with Fuzzy-Cellular automata”, accepted for publication in Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, expected March 2014
  2. Chandrashekar G. and Sahin F., “A Survey on Feature Selection Methods,” accepted for publication in 40th Year Special Issue in Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, expected January 2014.
  3. Hibbard M. J., Peskin E. and Sahin F., “FPGA Implementation of Particle Swarm Optimization for Bayesian Network Learning,” accepted for publication in Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, expected November 2013.
  4. Sahin F. and Bowen R., “Introduction to special issue on Image and video processing,” Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, vol. 33, issue 3, pp. 715 – 716, July 2013.
  5. Sahin F., “Introduction to special issue on image processing”, Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, vol. 38, issue 5,  pp. 1162 – 1163, September 2012.
  6. Cinar E. and Sahin F., “New classification techniques for electroencephalogram (EEG) signals and a real-time EEG control of a robot”, Neural Computing and Applications, vol. 20, pp. 1-11, October 2011.
  7. Sahin F. and Arnavut Z, “Special issue on image processing”, Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, vol. 37, pp. 629 – 630, September 2011.
  8. Iheanyi C. Umez-Eronini and Ferat Sahin,” Decision Theoretic Agent Design for Personal Rapid Transit Systems”, Engineering Letters, 15:2, pages 266 – 271, December 2007.
  9. Pasupuleti A., Sahin F., “Application of soft computing techniques to estimate the effective Young’s Modulus of Thin Film Materials” Engineering Letters, 14:2, pages 95 – 102, June 2007.
  10. Sahin F., Yavuz C. M., Arnavut Z., and Uluyol O. “Fault Diagnosis for Airplane Engines using Bayesian Networks and Distributed Particle Swarm Optimization”, Parallel Computing, vol. 33, issue 2, pp. 124- – 143, March 2007.
  11. Carano A. L., Vora B. S., Sahin F., and Lemaster R. L, “Monitoring of Abrasive Loading for Optimal Tool Replacement”, Forrest Products Journal, vol.57, no.  5, pp. 78 – 83, May 2007.
  12. Arnavut Z. and Sahin F., “Lossless Compression of Color Palette Images with One Dimensional Techniques,” the Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 15, issue 2, pp. 023014-1;11, April-June 2006.

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

  1. Sorkunlu N. and Sahin F., “Block matching with particle swarm optimization for motion estimation,” to be presented in the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2013), Manchester, UK, October 2013.
  2. Sahin U. and Sahin F., “Uniform cellular automata linear rules for edge detection,” to be presented in the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2013), Manchester, UK, October 2013.
  3. Chandrashekar G. and Sahin F., “In-vivo fault analysis and real-time fault prediction for RF generators using state-of-the-art classifier,” to be presented in the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2013), Manchester, UK, October 2013.
  4. Bowen R. and Sahin F., “Net-centric system of systems framework for human detection,” In the Proceedings of the International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2013), pp. 255 – 260, June 2013.
  5. Sahin U. and Sahin F., “Pattern Recognition with surface EMG Signal based Wavelet Transformation” in the Proceedings of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), Seoul, Korea, October 2012.
  6. Chandrashekar G. and Sahin F., “In-Vivo Fault Prediction for RF Generators using Variable Elimination and State-of-the-art Classifiers” in the Proceedings of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), Seoul,  Korea, October 2012.
  7. Erkilinc M. S. and Sahin F., “Camera Control with EMG Signals using Principle Component Analysis and Support Vector Machines,” in the Proceedings of IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon 2011), Montreal, April 2011.
  8. Dragunov Y. and Sahin F., “Agent-in-the-loop simulation for testing swarm robots using an XML-based system of system framework in discrete-event simulation specification,” In the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2011), pp. 293 – 298, 27-30 June 2011, Albuquerque, NM
  9. Peralta T.C., Sahin F., “A study of crossover operators and reference set sizes for scatter search in unconstrained function optimization” in the Proceedings of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2011), pp. 2156-2161, Anchorage, Alaska, October 2011.
  10. Rao T. M.,Mitra S,Zollweg J., Sahin F., “Computing optimal snowplow route plans using Genetic Algorithms”in the Proceedings of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2011), pp. 2785-2790, Anchorage, Alaska, October 2011.
  11. Cinar E.  and Sahin F.,”A Study of Recent Classification Algorithms and a Novel Approach for EEG Data Classification,” in the Proceedings of IEEE2010 Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference, October 2010.
  12. Hosking M. and Sahin F., “Testability of a Swarm Robot using a System of Systems Approach and Discrete Event Simulation”, in the Proceedings of IEEE SoSE 2010 System of Systems Engineering, June 2010.
  13. Bowen R. M. and Sahin F., “A Net-Centric XML Based System of Systems Architecture for Human Tracking”, in the Proceedings of IEEE SoSE 2010 System of Systems Engineering, June 2010.
  14. Gurram P., Saber E., Sahin F., Rhody H., “Automated 3d Object Identification Using Bayesian Network,” in proceedings of the 38th IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), 2009.
  15. Hosking M. and Sahin F., “An XML Based System of Systems Agent-in-the-Loop Simulation Framework using Discrete Event Simulation,” in the Proceedings of IEEE2009 Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference, 2009.
  16. Van Hook J., Sahin F., and Arnavut Z., “Application of Particle Swarm Optimization for Traveling Salesman Problem to Lossless Compression of Color Palette Images”, in the IEEE Proceeding of Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, 2009.
  17. Cinar E. and Sahin F., “EOG Controlled Mobile Robot Using Radial Basis Function Networks,” in the IEEE Proceeding of Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, 2009.
  18. Wilczewski J. M. and Sahin F., “A Hybrid Genetic Scatter Search Algorithm Using Genetic Screening,”  in the IEEE Proceeding of Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, 2009.
  19. Johnson R. K. and Sahin F., “Particle Swarm Optimization Methods for Data Clustering”,  in the IEEE Proceeding of Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, 2009.
  20. Bowen R., Cinar E., and Sahin F., “System of systems approach to a human tracking problem with mobile robots using a single security camera”, in the IEEE Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, September 2009.
  21. Baier V. and Sahin F., ”Detection and Tracking of high motion objects in arm robotics”, in the IEEE Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, September 2009.
  22. M. Jaber, E. Saber, and F. Sahin, “Extraction of memory colors using Bayesian networks”, in the Proceedings of IEEE System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2009), 2009.
  23. M. Hosking and F. Sahin, “A discrete xml based system of systems hardware-in-the-loop simulation for robust threat detection,” in the Proceedings of IEEE System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2009), 2009.
  24. R. Bowen and F. Sahin, “A system of systems approach to model an artificial immune system using discrete event specification”, in the Proceedings of IEEE System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2009), 2009.
  25. M. Hosking and F. Sahin, “An xml based system of systems discrete event simulation communications framework,” in the SCS Spring Simulation Multiconference, 2009.
  26. Parisi, C., Sahin F.,  Jamshidi M., “A Discrete Event XML based System of Systems Simulation for Robust Threat Detection and Integration”, in the proceedings of IEEE SMC International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Monterey, CA, June 2008.
  27. Straus C. and Sahin F.,” Autonomous Navigation based on a Q-learning algorithm for a Robot in a Real Environment”, in the proceedings of IEEE SMC International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Monterey, CA, June 2008.
  28. Van Hook J., Sahin F. and Arnavut Z., “Application of Particle Swarm Optimization for Traveling Salesman Problem to Lossless Compression of Color Palette Images”, in the proceedings of IEEE SMC International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Monterey, CA, June 2008.
  29. Sahin F., Sridhar P., Horan B, Raghavan V., and Jamshidi M.,  “System of Systems Approach to Threat Detection and Integration of Heterogeneous Independently Operable Systems”, in the Proceedings of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference (SMC 2007), Montreal, October 2007.
  30. Sahin F., Jamshidi M., Sridhar P. “A Discrete Event XML based Simulation Framework for System of Systems Architectures”, presented in the Proceedings of IEEE System of Systems Engineering Conference, San Antonio, April 2007.
  31. Iheanyi C. Umez-Eronini and Ferat Sahin, “Personal Transportation Systems Design using Online Structure, Parameter, and Utility Updating of Bayesian Decision Networks for Decision-Theoretic Agents”, in the Proceedings of IEEE System of Systems Engineering Conference, San Antonio, April 2007.
  32. Yavuz C. M., Sahin F., Arnavut Z., and Uluyol O. “Generating and Exploiting Bayesian Networks for Fault Diagnosis in Airplane Engines”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, GrC 2006, pp 250-255, May 2006.
  33. Pasupuleti A. and Sahin F., “Soft Computing Techniques for Determining the Effective Young’s Modulus of Materials in Thin Films,” in the proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, October 2006.
  34. Good B. and Sahin F., “Bacterial Foraging Approach to Classic Traveling Salesman Problem,” presented in 2006 International Conference on Computational Science and Education, August 2006.
  35. Harris J. and Sahin F., “Bacterial Foraging Applied to the Mine Detection Problem,” presented in 2006 International Conference on Computational Science and Education, August 2006.
  36. Sahin F and Devasia A., “Bayesian Network Exploration for Airplane Engine Fault Diagnostics,” presented in 2006 International Conference on Computational Science and Education, August 2006.
  37. Umez-Eronini I. C. and Sahin F., “Online Structure, Parameter, and Utility Updating of Bayesian Decision Networks for Decision-Theoretic Agents,” presented in 2006 International Conference on Computational Science and Education, August 2006.
  38. Tillett J., Rao  T.M., Sahin F., and Rao R., “Darwinian Particle Swarm Optimization,” in the Proceedings of the 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05), pp. 1474-1487, December 20-22 2005, Pune, India , 2005.
  39. Dogra R. and  Sahin F., “Robust Navigation Algorithms using Region and Edge Extraction,” in the Proceedings of the 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05), pp. 294-311, December 20-22 2005, Pune, India , 2005.
  40. Pasupuleti and F. Sahin, “Empirical Analysis of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems using One Dimensional Radial Basis Functions,” in the Proceedings of the 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05), pp. 165-177, December 20-22 2005, Pune, India , 2005.
  41. Modi K. and Sahin F., “An Application of Human Robot Interaction: Development of a Ping-Pong Playing Robotic Arm”, in the Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 2, pp. 1831 – 1836, Hawaii, October 10 – 12, 2005.
  42. Tillett J., Yang S. J., Rao R., and Sahin F., “Application of Particle Swarm Techniques in Sensor Network Configuration,” Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. vol. 5796, pp. 363 -273, (2005).
  43. Arnavut Z. and Sahin F., “Inversion Ranks for Lossless Compression of Palette Images,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE Electro/information Conference, EIT 2005, Nebraska, May 22 – 25 2005.
  44. Pasupuleti A., Sahin F., Raisanen A., Hebding J. L., Walter W. W., and Hirschman K. D., “Three degrees of freedom thermal actuator,” Proceedings of NSTI 8th International Conference on Modeling and Simulations of Microsystems, May 9- 12, 2005.
  45. Pasupuleti A., Sahin F., Raisanen A., Hebding J. L., Walter W. W., and Hirschman K. D., “Predicting the   Mechanical Behavior of Self-Deformed Micromachined Cantilevers,” in the Proceedings of IEEE 6th Thermal and Mechanical Simulation and Experiments in Micro-electronics and Micro-Systems, April 18-20, 2005.
  46.  (Invited) Sahin F., “GroundScouts:  Architecture for a Modular Micro Robotic Platform for Swarm Intelligence and Cooperative Robotics”, in the Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 1, pp. 929 – 934, October 10 – 13, 2004.
  47. Opp W. J. and Sahin F., “An Artificial Immune System Approach to Mobile Sensor Networks and Mine Detection”, in the Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 1, pp. 947 – 952, October 10 – 13, 2004.
  48. Chapman E. and Sahin F., “Application of Swarm Intelligence to the Mine Detection Problem”, in the Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 6, pp. 5429 – 5434, October 10 – 13, 2004.
  49. Djan-Sampson P.O. and Sahin F., “Structural Learning of Bayesian Networks from Complete Data using the Scatter Search Algorithm”, in the Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 4, pp. 3619 – 3624, October 10 – 13, 2004.
  50. Kumar V., Sahin F. and Cole E., “Ant Colony Optimization Based Swarms: Implementation for the Mine Detection Application”, in the Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 1, pp. 716 – 721, October 10 – 13, 2004.
  51. Pasupuleti A., Gopalan A., Sahin F., and Abushagur M., “Generalized design of diffractive optical elements using neural networks,” in the Proceedings of the SPIE Photonics North, vol. 5579, pp. 315 – 322, Ottawa, Sept. 26-29th 2004.
  52. Tillett J. C., Yang S. J., Rao R. M. and Sahin F., “Optimal topologies for wireless sensor networks”, in the Proceedings of the SPIE European Symposium on Security and Defense, vol. 5611, pp. 192 – 203, 2004.
  53. Tillett J. C. and Sahin, F., “An evolutionary algorithmic approach to learning a Bayesian network from complete data”, in Proceeding of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, vol. 5433, pp. 88 – 99, 2004.
  54. Tillett J. C., Rao R. M., Sahin F., and Rao T.M., “A distributed evolutionary algorithmic approach to the coverage problem for submersible sensors”, in proceeding of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, vol. 5417, pp. 99 – 108, 2004.
  55. Tillett J. C., Rao R. M., Sahin F., and Rao T.M, “A distributed evolutionary algorithmic approach to the least-cost connected constrained sub-graph and power control problem”, in Proceeding of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, vol. 5440, pp. 145 – 156, 2004.
  56. Sahin F. and Abbate G., “Genetic algorithm parameter optimization: applied to sensor coverage”, in Proceeding of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, vol. 5440, pp. 157 – 168, 2004.
  57. Sahin F., Walter W., and Kreigbaum K, “Design, Build and Test of Modular Mobile Micro Robots”, in the Proceedings of IMECE’03 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003.
  58. Khire R. A., Kandlikar S. G., Walter W., Raisanen A, and Sahin F., “Thermal Management of a Polyimide V-Groove Leg Actuator for a Walking Micro-Robot”, in the Proceedings of IMECE’03 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003.
  59. Tillett J. C., and Sahin F.,” Cooperation of Decision-theoretic Agents in the Context of Multi-agent Systems”, in the Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 1, pp. 569 – 574,  October 5–8, 2003.
  60. Kumar V. and Sahin F., ”Cognitive Maps in Swarm Robots for the Mine Detection Application”, in the Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics,  vol. 4, pp. 3364 – 3369, October 5–8, 2003.
  61. Kane M., Sahin F., and Savakis A., ”A Two Phase Approach to Bayesian Network Model Selection and Comparison between the MDL and DGM Scoring Heuristics”, in the Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 5, pp. 4601 – 4606, October 5–8, 2003.
  62. Rao T.M., Rao R.M, Sahin F., and Tillett J. C., ”Evolutionary Algorithms for the Edge Biconnectivity Augmentation Problem”, in the Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 2, pp. 1955 – 1960, October 5–8, 2003.
  63. Tillett J. C., Rao T.M., Rao R.M., and Sahin F., ”Robust Recruitment Near the Edge of Chaos and an Application to Mine Sweeping”, in the Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 5, pp. 4582 – 4587, October 5–8, 2003.
  64. Kumar V. and Sahin F., “Foraging in Ant Colonies applied to the Mine Detection Problem”, in the Proceedings of SMCia/03 IEEE International Workshop on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, pp. 61 – 66, Binghamton, NY, June 23-25, 2003.
  65. Sahin F. and Walter W., “Multidisciplinary Microrobotics Teaching Activities in Engineering Education”, in the Proceedings of the 2003 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee, June 22-25, 2003.
  66. Tillett J. C., Rao R. M., Sahin F., and Rao T.M., “Particle Swarm Optimization for the Clustering of Wireless Sensors”, in the Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5100, pp. 73 – 83, April 21-23 2003.
  67. Tillett J. C., Rao R. M., Rao T.M., and Sahin F., “Cluster-head Identification in Ad Hoc Sensor Networks Using Particle Swarm Optimization”, in the proceedings of the IEEE ICPWC’2002 International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications, pp. 201 – 205, New Delhi, India, December 15-17 2002.
  68. Sathyanath S., Sahin F., “Application of Artificial Immune System based Intelligent Multi Agent Model to a Mine Detection Problem,” in the Proceedings of the SMC 2002, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 3, Tunisia, October 2002.
  69. Kumar V. and Sahin F., “A Swarm Intelligence Approach for the Mine Detection Problem,” Proceedings ofthe SMC 2002, in the Proceedings of the SMC 2002, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 3, Tunisia, October 2002.
  70. Tillett J. C. and Sahin F., “IntelliAgent: Simulation Environment for Cooperating Intelligent Agents,” in the Proceedings of the SMC 2002, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 3, Tunisia, October 2002.
  71. North S. and Sahin F., “Picasso: Real-time Estimation of Network Delay Over a Tele-Robotic Link,” in the Proceedings of the SMC 2002, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 5, Tunisia, October 2002.
  72. Sathyanath S, Sahin F., ”AISIMAM – An AIS based Intelligent Multi Agent Model and Its Application to Mine Detection Problem”, in the Proceedings of the ICARIS 2002 1st International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, Canterbury, UK, September 9 – 11, 2002.
  73. Sahin F. and Walter W.W., “State of the Art of Micro Robotics and Challenges in Control, Mobility, Communication and Sensors”, Proceedings of the ICSEng’02: 15th International Conference on Systems Engineering, pp. 384 – 389, Las Vegas, August 6-8, 2002.
  74. Sahin F., and Bay J. S., “Structural Bayesian network learning in a biological decision-theoretic intelligent agent and its application to a herding problem in the context of distributed multi-agent systems”, Proceeding of the SMC 2001, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 3, pp. 1606 – 1611, October 7-10, 2001, Arizona.
  75. Sathyanath S., and Sahin F., “Artificial immune systems approach to a real time color image classification problem”, Proceedings of the SMC 2001, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 4, pp. 2285–2290, October 7-10, 2001, Arizona.
  76. Sahin F., “Autonomous robots in engineering teaching”, Annual meeting St. Lawrence Section American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE): Emerging Technologies for Industry and Education, pp. 20-21, March 30-31, 2001, Rochester New York.
  77. Sahin F., and Bay J. S., “Learning from Experience using a Decision-theoretic Intelligent agent design in the context of distributed multi-agent systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE Mountain Workshop on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, pp 109 – 114, June 25-27, 2001, Blacksburg, Virginia.
  78. Sahin, F., and Bay, J. S., “A comparison of classification methods to solve a real time color image classification problem”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Image Processing and Scanning of Wood, pp. 187-200, August 21-23, 2000, Mountain Lake, Virginia.
  79. Sahin, F., and Bay, J. S, “A biological decision-theoretic intelligent agent solution to a herding problem in the context of distributed multi-agent systems”, Proceedings of the SMC 2000, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 1, pp. 137-142, October 8-11, 2000, Tennessee.
  80. Sahin, F., and Bay, J.S.,”A radial basis function approach to a color image classification problem in a real time industrial application”, FUSION’98 – First International Conference on Multisource – Multisensor Information Fusion, pp 873-879, July 6-9, 1998, Las Vegas, USA.