Billur Barshan's Publications

List of Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

  1. A. Yurtman, B. Barshan, and B. Fidan, ``Activity recognition invariant to wearable sensor unit orientation using differential rotational transformations represented by quaternions,'' Sensors (MDPI), 18(8), article no: 2725, August 2018 (invited paper for the Special Issue Data Analytics and Applications of Wearable Sensors in Healthcare) (DOI: 10.3390/s18082725). PDF --- graphical abstract
  2. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Activity recognition invariant to sensor orientation with wearable motion sensors,'' Sensors (MDPI), 17(8), article no: 1838, August 2017. (DOI: 10.3390/s17081838) PDF --- graphical abstract
  3. I. Umay, B. Fidan, and B. Barshan, ``Localization and tracking of implantable biomedical sensors,'' Sensors (MDPI), 17(3), article no: 583, March 2017 (invited paper). (DOI: 10.3390/s17030583) PDF
  4. B. Barshan and A. Yurtman, ``Investigating inter-subject and inter-activity variations in activity recognition using wearable motion sensors,'' The Computer Journal, 59(9):1345-1362, September 2016. (DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxv093) PDF
  5. G. Seçer and B. Barshan, ``Improvements in deterministic error modeling and calibration of inertial sensors and magnetometers,'' Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 247:522-538, 15 August 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2016.06.024). PDF
  6. B. Barshan and G. Seçer, ``Improved deterministic measurement model for consumer-grade accelerometers,'' Electronics Letters, 52(7):529-531, 1 April 2016. PDF
  7. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Human activity recognition using tag-based radio frequency localization,'' Applied Artificial Intelligence, 30(2):153-179, 15 March 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/08839514.2016.1138787). PDF
  8. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Automated evaluation of physical therapy exercises using multi-template dynamic time warping on wearable sensor signals,'' Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 117(2):189-207, November 2014 (DOI: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2014.07.003). PDF
  9. B. Barshan and M. C. Yüksek, ``Recognizing daily and sports activities in two open source machine learning environments using body-worn sensor units,'' The Computer Journal, 57(11):1649-1667, November 2014 (DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxt075). PDF
  10. A. T. Özdemir and B. Barshan, ``Detecting falls with wearable sensors using machine learning techniques,'' Sensors, 14(6):10691-10708, 18 June 2014 (DOI: 10.3390/s140610691). PDF --- graphical abstract
  11. W. Jiang, B. Barshan, N. Mantri, Z. Tao, and H. Lu, ``Classification of Camellia species from three sections using leaf anatomical data with back-propagation neural networks and support vector machines,'' Turkish Journal of Botany, 37(6):1093-1103, 2013. PDF
  12. O. Dobrucalı and B. Barshan, ``Novel compression algorithm based on sparse sampling of 3-D laser range scans,'' The Computer Journal, 56(7):852-870, July 2013 (DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxs050). PDF
  13. B. Barshan and B. Eravcı, ``Automatic radar antenna scan type recognition in electronic warfare,'' IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 48(4):2908-2931, October 2012. PDF
  14. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Pedestrian dead reckoning employing simultaneous activity recognition cues,'' Measurement Science and Technology, 23(2):025103, February 2012. PDF
  15. B. Ayrulu-Erdem and B. Barshan, ``Leg motion classification with artificial neural networks using wavelet-based features of gyroscope signals,'' Sensors, 11(2):1721-1743, 28 January 2011 (DOI: 10.3390/s110201721). PDF
  16. K. Altun, B. Barshan, and O. Tunçel, ``Comparative study on classifying human activities with miniature inertial and magnetic sensors,'' Pattern Recognition, 43(10):3605-3620, October 2010 (DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2010.04.019). PDF
  17. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Representing and evaluating ultrasonic maps using active snake contours and Kohonen's self-organizing feature maps,'' Autonomous Robots, 29(2):151-168, August 2010 (DOI: 10.1007/s10514-010-9181-4). PDF
  18. O. Tunçel, K. Altun, and B. Barshan, ``Classifying human leg motions with uniaxial piezoelectric gyroscopes,'' Sensors, 9(11):8508-8546, 27 October 2009. (Published in the special issue Motion Detectors.) PDF
  19. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Recognizing targets from infrared intensity scan patterns using artificial neural networks,'' Optical Engineering, 48(1):017203-1-017203-13, January 2009. PDF
  20. B. Barshan, ``Objective error criterion for evaluation of mapping accuracy based on sensor time-of-flight measurements,'' Sensors, 8(12):8248-8261, 15 December 2008. (Published in the special issue Sensor Algorithms.) PDF
  21. H. E. Güven, H. M. Özaktaş, A. E. Çetin, and B. Barshan, ``Signal recovery from partial fractional Fourier domain information and its applications,'' IET Signal Processing, 2(1):15-25, March 2008. PDF
  22. B. Barshan, ``Accurate profile extraction and mapping by intelligent processing of ultrasonic range data,'' Electronics Letters, 43(24):1396-1398, 22 November 2007. PDF
  23. B. Barshan, T. Aytaç and Ç. Yüzbaşıoğlu, ``Target differentiation with simple infrared sensors using statistical pattern recognition techniques,'' Pattern Recognition, 40(10):2607-2620, October 2007. PDF
  24. B. Barshan, ``Directional processing of ultrasonic arc maps and its comparison with existing techniques,'' International Journal of Robotics Research, 26(8):797-820, August 2007. PDF
  25. M. G. Ertosun, H. Atlı, H. M. Özaktaş, and B. Barshan, ``Complex signal recovery from multiple fractional Fourier-transform intensities,'' Applied Optics, 44(23):4902-4908, 10 August 2005. PDF
  26. Ç. Yüzbaşıoğlu and B. Barshan, ``Improved range estimation using simple infrared sensors without prior knowledge of surface characteristics,'' Measurement Science and Technology, 16(7):1395-1409, July 2005. PDF
  27. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Surface differentiation by parametric modeling of infrared intensity scans,'' Optical Engineering, 44(6):1-9, June 2005. PDF
  28. M. G. Ertosun, H. Atlı, H. M. Özaktaş, and B. Barshan, ``Complex signal recovery from two fractional Fourier transform intensitites: order and noise dependence,'' Optics Communications, 244(1-6):61-70, January 2005. PDF
  29. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Simultaneous extraction of geometry and surface properties of targets using simple infrared sensors,'' Optical Engineering, 43(10):2437-2447, October 2004. PDF
  30. B. Barshan and B. Ayrulu, ``Fuzzy clustering and enumeration of target type based on sonar returns,'' Pattern Recognition, 37(2):189-199, February 2004. PDF
  31. B. Barshan and T. Aytaç, ``Position-invariant surface recognition and localization using infrared sensors,'' Optical Engineering, 42(12):3589-3594, December 2003. PDF
  32. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Rule-based target differentiation and position estimation based on infrared intensity measurements,'' Optical Engineering, 42(6):1766-1771, June 2003. PDF
  33. B. Barshan and B. Ayrulu, ``Comparative analysis of different approaches to target differentiation and localization with sonar,'' Pattern Recognition, 36(5):1213-1231, May 2003. PDF
  34. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Differentiation and localization of targets using infrared sensors,'' Optics Communications, 210(1-2):25-35, September 2002. PDF
  35. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Reliability measure assignment to sonar for robust target differentiation,'' Pattern Recognition, 35(6):1403-1419, June 2002. PDF
  36. B. Barshan and B. Ayrulu, ``Fractional Fourier transform preprocessing for neural networks and its application to object recognition,'' Neural Networks, 15(1):131-140, January 2002. PDF
  37. B. Barshan and D. Başkent, ``Morphological surface profile extraction with multiple range sensors,'' Pattern Recognition, 34(7):1459-1467, July 2001. PDF
  38. A. Ş. Sekmen and B. Barshan, ``Estimation of object location and radius of curvature using ultrasonic sonar,'' Applied Acoustics, 62(7):841-865, July 2001. PDF
  39. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Neural networks for improved target differentiation and localization with sonar,'' Neural Networks, 14(3):355-373, April 2001. PDF
  40. İ. Ş. Yetik, H. M. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, and L. Onural, `Perspective projections in the space-frequency plane and fractional Fourier transforms,'' Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 17(12):2382-2390, December 2000. PDF
  41. B. Barshan, B. Ayrulu, and S. W. Utete, ``Neural network-based target differentiation using sonar for robotics applications,'' IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 16(4):435-442, August 2000. PDF
  42. B. Barshan and D. Başkent, ``Comparison of two methods of surface profile extraction from multiple ultrasonic range measurements,'' Measurement Science and Technology, 11(6):833-844, June 2000. PDF
  43. B. Barshan, ``Fast processing techniques for accurate ultrasonic range measurements,'' Measurement Science and Technology, 11(1):45-50, January 2000. PDF
  44. B. Barshan, ``Ultrasonic surface profile determination by spatial voting,'' Electronics Letters, 35(25):2232-2234, 9 December 1999. PDF
  45. B. Barshan, ``Location and curvature estimation of spherical targets using multiple sonar time-of-flight measurements,'' IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 48(6):1212-1223, December 1999. PDF
  46. D. Başkent and B. Barshan, ``Surface profile determination from multiple sonar data using morphological processing,'' International Journal of Robotics Research, 18(8):788-808, August 1999. PDF
  47. B. Barshan and A. Ş. Sekmen, ``Radius of curvature estimation and localization of targets using multiple sonar sensors,'' The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 105(4):2318-2331, April 1999. PDF
  48. S. W. Utete, B. Barshan, and B. Ayrulu, ``Voting as validation in robot programming,'' International Journal of Robotics Research, 18(4):401-413, April 1999. PDF
  49. B. Barshan and B. Ayrulu, ``Performance comparison of four time-of-flight estimation methods for sonar signals,'' Electronics Letters, 34(16):1616-1617, 6 August 1998. PDF
  50. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Identification of target primitives with multiple decision-making sonars using evidential reasoning,'' International Journal of Robotics Research, 17(6):598-623, June 1998. PDF
  51. B. Barshan, A. Kutay and H. M. Özaktaş, ``Optimal filtering with linear canonical transformations,'' Optics Communications, 135(1-3):32-36, January 1997. PDF
  52. H. M. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, D. Mendlovic, and H. Ürey, ``Space-variant filtering in fractional Fourier domains,'' in Optical Computing, edited by B. S. Wherrett and P. Chavel, pp.285-288, Institute of Physics Conference Series 139, Bristol, U.K., 1995 (invited article).
  53. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``Inertial navigation systems for mobile robots,'' IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 11(3):328-342, June 1995. PDF
  54. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``Evaluation of a solid-state gyroscope for robotics applications,'' IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 44(1):61-67, February 1995. PDF
  55. H. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, and D. Mendlovic, ``Convolution, filtering and multiplexing in fractional Fourier domains,'' Optical Review, 1(1):15-16, November 1994. PDF
  56. H. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, D. Mendlovic and L. Onural, ``Convolution, filtering, and multiplexing in fractional Fourier domains and their relation to chirp and wavelet transforms,'' Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 11(2):547-559, February 1994. PDF
  57. R. Kuc and B. Barshan, ``Bat-like sonar for guiding mobile robots,'' IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 12(4):4-12, August 1992. PDF
  58. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``A bat-like sonar system for obstacle localization,'' IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 22(4):636-646, July/August 1992. PDF
  59. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``Differentiating sonar reflections from corners and planes by employing an intelligent sensor,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 12(6):560-569, June 1990. PDF

Edited Books and Sections in Books:

  1. D. Stojanovic, B. Barshan, A. Papadopoulos, N. Van de Weghe, C. Claramunt, ``Positioning Methods and Technologies in Mobile and Pervasive Computing,'' Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (editor), 3rd ed., Category: Mobile and Wireless Computing, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, U.S.A., 2015, pp.5713-5722 (DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch564). PDF
  2. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Performance Evaluation of Ultrasonic Arc Map Processing Techniques by Active Snake Contours,'' in Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR), H. Bruyninckx, L. Preucil, M. Kulich, editors, European Robotics Symposium 2008, vol.44, pp.185-194, Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, February 2008.
  3. A. Erden, B. Barshan, B. E. Platin, E. Kocaoğlan, M. K. Özgören, Z. Erden, editors, Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Mechatronic Design and Modeling, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, September 2002.
  4. B. Barshan and D. Başkent, ``Map building from range data with mathematical morphology,'' in Active Sensors for Local Planning in Mobile Robotics, P. Probert Smith, editor, World Scientific Series in Robotics and Intelligent Systems, vol.26, chapter 7, pp.111-135, World Scientific, New Jersey, December 2001 (invited).
  5. E. Karaşan, M. Alanyalı, B. Barshan, O. Arıkan, editors, Proceedings of the IEEE 7th Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, in Turkish, Bilkent University, Engineering School, Bilkent, Ankara, June 1999.
  6. B. Barshan, ``Gyroscopes,'' (invited refereed article) Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, John G. Webster, editor, vol.8, pp.545-567, 1999.
  7. Invited to contribute the material (including all experimental and numerical results and figures) for the section ``Inertial Navigation-Gyros,'' in the book Navigating Mobile Robots: Systems and Techniques, by J. Borenstein, H. R. Everett, and L. Feng, pp.118-119, A. K. Peters, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1996.
  8. H. M. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, D. Mendlovic, and H. Ürey, ``Space-variant filtering in fractional Fourier domains,'' in Optical Computing, B. S. Wherrett and P. Chavel, editors, pp.285-288, Institute of Physics Conference Series vol.139, Bristol, U.K., 1995. Refereed publication appearing in the Science Citation Index based on an invited presentation at the ICO International Conference, August 1994, Edinburgh, U.K.

Refereed Conference Papers in English:

  1. E. Pippa, E. I. Zacharaki, A. T. Özdemir, B. Barshan, and V. Megalooikonomou, ``Global vs local classification models for multi-sensor data fusion,'' Proceedings of the 10th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 9-15 July 2018, Patras, Greece. PDF
  2. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Classifying daily activities regardless of wearable motion sensor orientation,'' Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI), 25-29 March 2018, Rome, Italy. PDF
  3. P. Ntanasis, E. Pippa, A. T. Özdemir, B. Barshan, and V. Megalooikonomou, ``Investigation of sensor placement for accurate fall detection,'' Proceedings of the 6th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare (MobiHealth), 14-16 November 2016, Milan, Italy, P. Perego, G. Andreoni, and G. Rizzo (eds.), Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST), vol.192, pp.225-232, Springer, June 2017. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58877-3_30 PDF
  4. O. Dobrucalı and B. Barshan, ``Sensor-activity relevance in human activity recognition with wearable motion sensors and mutual information criterion,'' Information Sciences and Systems 2013---Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, 28-29 October 2013, Paris, France, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol.264, E. Gelenbe and R. Lent (eds.), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp.285-294, 2013. PDF
  5. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Detection and evaluation of physical therapy exercises by dynamic time warping using wearable motion sensor units,'' Information Sciences and Systems 2013---Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, 28-29 October 2013, Paris, France, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol.264, E. Gelenbe and R. Lent (eds.), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp.305-314, 2013. PDF
  6. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan,``Inter- and intra-subject variations in activity recognition using inertial sensors and magnetometers,'' The 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, Collection of Posters, p.8, 22-23 February 2012, Vienna, Austria. PDF
  7. O. Dobrucalı and B. Barshan, ``A compression method for 3-D laser range scans of indoor environments based on compressive sensing,'' Proceedings of the 19th European Signal Processing Conference, pp.1115-1119, 29 August-2 September 2011, Barcelona, Spain. PDF
  8. M. C. Yüksek and B. Barshan, ``Human activity classification with miniature inertial and magnetic sensor signals,'' Proceedings of the 19th European Signal Processing Conference, pp.956-960, 29 August-2 September 2011, Barcelona, Spain. PDF
  9. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Human localization using body-worn inertial/magnetic sensors,'' Fourth EuCogII Members' Conference, 11-12 April 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece. PDF
  10. O. Dobrucalı and B. Barshan, ``A compression method based on compressive sampling for 3-D laser range scans of indoor environments,'' Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, 22-24 September 2010, London, U.K. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol.62, Computer and Information Sciences, E. Gelenbe, R. Lent, G. Sakellari, A. Sacan, H. Toroslu, A. Yazici (eds.), Springer: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, pp.265-270, 2010. PDF
  11. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Human activity recognition using inertial/magnetic sensor units,'' International Workshop on Human Behaviour Understanding (in conjunction with the 20th Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition), 22 August 2010, Istanbul, Turkey. A. A. Salah et al. (eds.): HBU 2010, LNCS 6219, pp.38-51, Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010. PDF
  12. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Representing ultrasonic maps using active snake contours,'' 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, 27-28 January 2010, Zurich, Switzerland. PDF
  13. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Target classification with simple infrared sensors using artificial neural networks,'' Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (CD-ROM), 27-29 October 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. PDF
  14. B. Barshan, ``A comparative study on the processing of ultrasonic arc maps,'' Proceedings of 16th European Signal Processing Conference (CD-ROM), 25-29 August 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland. PDF
  15. K. Altun and B. Barshan, ``Employing active contours and artificial neural networks in representing ultrasonic range data,'' Proceedings of 16th European Signal Processing Conference (CD-ROM), 25-29 August 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland. PDF
  16. T. Aytaç, Ç. Yüzbaşıoğlu, and B. Barshan, ``Statistical pattern recognition techniques for target differentiation using infrared sensor,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, pp.468-473, 3-6 September 2006, Heidelberg, Germany. PDF
  17. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Extraction of target features using infrared intensity signals,'' Proceedings of 13th European Signal Processing Conference (CD-ROM), pp.xxx-xxx, September 2005, Antalya, Turkey. PDF
  18. Ç. Yüzbaşıoğlu and B. Barshan, ``A new method for range estimation using simple infrared sensors,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.2300-2305, 2-6 August 2005, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. PDF
  19. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Surface differentiation and localization by parametric modeling of infrared intensity scans,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.2294-2299, 2-6 August 2005, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. PDF
  20. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Surface recognition by parametric modeling of infrared intensity signals,'' Proceedings of 12th European Signal Processing Conference (CD-ROM), pp.1107-1110, September 2004, Vienna, Austria. PDF
  21. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Position-invariant surface recognition and localization with simple infrared sensors for robotics applications,'' Proceedings of FIRA Robot World Congress (CD-ROM), October 2003, Vienna, Austria. PDF
  22. B. Barshan and B. Ayrulu, ``Transform preprocessing for neural networks for object recognition and localization with sonar,'' Proceedings of SPIE: AeroSense: Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation and Controls, Independent Component Analyses, Wavelets, and Neural Networks, A. J. Bell, M. V. Wickerhauser, and H. H. Szu, editors, vol.5102, pp.114-128, April 2003, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. (invited). PDF
  23. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Differentiation and localization of target primitives using infrared sensors,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, vol.1, pp.105-110, September/October 2002, Lausanne, Switzerland. PDF
  24. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Rule-based target differentiation and position estimation for indoor mobile robotics applications,'' Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mechatronic Design and Modeling, pp.57-68, September 2002, Cappadocia, Nevşehir, Turkey. PDF
  25. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Target differentiation and localization using infrared sensors,'' Proceedings of the 19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life, G. C. Righnini, A. Consortini, editors, vol.4829, pp.889-890, publication date: November 2003, conference date: August 2002, Florence, Italy. PDF
  26. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Comparative analysis of different approaches to target classification and localization with sonar,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, pp.25-30, August 2001, Baden Baden, Germany. PDF
  27. B. Barshan, ``Ultrasonic surface profile determination by spatial voting,'' Proceedings of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, pp.583-588, May 2001, Budapest, Hungary. PDF
  28. B. Barshan and B. Ayrulu, ``A comparison of four methods for accurate ultrasonic range estimation,'' Proceedings of the First IEEE Balkan Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, Circuits, and Systems (CD-ROM), June 2000, Istanbul, Turkey. PDF
  29. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Processing of sonar signals using neural networks for robust target differentiation,'' Proceedings of the First IEEE Balkan Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, Circuits, and Systems (CD-ROM), June 2000, Istanbul, Turkey. PDF
  30. İ. Ş. Yetik, H. M. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, and L. Onural, ``Perspective projections in the space-frequency plane and fractional Fourier transforms,'' Proceedings of the First IEEE Balkan Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, Circuits, and Systems (CD-ROM), June 2000, Istanbul, Turkey. PDF
  31. B. Barshan, B. Ayrulu, and S. W. Utete, ``Neural network based target differentiation using sonar for robotics applications,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.3745-3750, April 2000, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. PDF
  32. B. Barshan and D. Başkent, ``Analysis of morphological surface profile extraction with multiple sonar range measurements,'' Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE-EURASIP Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, pp.844-848, June 1999, Antalya, Turkey. PDF
  33. A. Ş. Sekmen and B. Barshan, ``Radius of curvature and location estimation of cylindrical objects with sonar using a multi-sensor configuration,'' Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances In Mechatronics (ICRAM'99), pp.207-212, May 1999, Istanbul, Turkey. PDF
  34. B. Barshan and D. Başkent, ``Map building with multiple range measurements using morphological surface profile extraction,'' Proceedings of the 16th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, pp.825-830, May 1999, Venice, Italy. PDF
  35. D. Başkent and B. Barshan, ``Morphological surface profile extraction from multiple sonars,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1515-1520, October 1998, Victoria, B.C., Canada. PDF
  36. B. Ayrulu, B. Barshan and S. W. Utete, ``Target identification with multiple logical sonars using evidential reasoning and simple majority voting,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.2063-2068, April 1997, New Mexico, U.S.A. PDF
  37. B. Ayrulu, B. Barshan, İ. Erkmen and A. Erkmen, ``Evidential logical sensing using multiple sonars for the identification of target primitives in a mobile robot's environment,'' Proceedings of IEEE/SICE/RSJ International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, pp.365-372, December 1996, Washington D.C., U.S.A. PDF
  38. B. Barshan, ``Location and curvature estimation of spherical targets using a flexible sonar configuration,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.1218-1224, April 1996, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. PDF
  39. O. Arıkan and B. Barshan, ``A comparison of two methods for fusing information from a linear array of sonar sensors for obstacle localization,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.536-541, August 1995, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. PDF
  40. B. Barshan and O. Arıkan, ``A performance analysis of two linear array processing algorithms for obstacle localization,'' Proceedings of SPIE: Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets, O. E. Drummond, editor, vol.2561, pp.533-544, publication date: September 1995, conference date: July 1995, San Diego, California, U.S.A. PDF
  41. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``Orientation estimate for mobile robots using gyroscopic information,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1867-1874, September 1994, Munich, Germany. PDF
  42. H. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, D. Mendlovic and H. Ürey, ``Space-variant filtering in fractional Fourier domains,'' ICO International Conference on Optical Computing, Technical Digest, pp.159-160, August 1994, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K. (also invited paper in Inst. Phys. Conf. Ser. No:139, Part III, pp.285-288, 1995)
  43. H. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, L. Onural and D. Mendlovic, ``Filtering in fractional Fourier domains and their relation to chirp transforms,'' Melecon'94 7th Meditteranean Electrotechnical Conference, pp.77-79, April 1994, Antalya, Turkey. PDF
  44. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``An inertial navigation system for a mobile robot,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.2243-2248, July 1993, Yokohama, Japan (best paper award). PDF
  45. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``An inertial navigation system for a mobile robot,'' Proceedings of 1st IFAC International Workshop on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, pp.54-59, April 1993, Southampton, U.K.
  46. R. Kuc and B. Barshan, ``Docking mobile robots using a bat-like sonar,'' Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1439-1444, July 1992, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A. PDF
  47. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``ROBAT: A sonar-based mobile robot for bat-like prey capture,'' Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.274-279, May 1992, Nice, France. PDF
  48. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``Bat-like mobile robot for tracking a moving obstacle,'' Proceedings of SPIE: Mobile Robots VI, W. J. Wolfe and W. H. Chun, editors, vol.1613, pp.46-57, publication date: February 1992, conference date: November 1991, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. PDF
  49. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``Bat-like sonar system strategies for mobile robots,'' Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp.905-910, October 1991, Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A. PDF
  50. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``Active sonar for obstacle localization using envelope shape information,'' Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pp.1273-1276, May 1991, Toronto, Canada. PDF
  51. R. Kuc and B. Barshan, ``Navigating vehicles through an unstructured environment with sonar,'' Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.1422-1426, May 1989, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A. PDF

Refereed Conference Papers in Turkish:

  1. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Detection and evaluation of physical therapy exercises from wearable motion sensor signals by dynamic time warping (Fizik tedavi egzersizlerinin giyilebilir hareket algılayıcıları işaretlerinden dinamik zaman bükmesiyle sezimi ve değerlendirilmesi,'' Proceedings of the IEEE 22nd Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, in Turkish, 23-25 April 2014, Trabzon, Turkey. PDF
  2. O. Dobrucalı and B. Barshan, ``The analysis of wearable motion sensors in human activity recognition based on mutual information criterion (Karşılıklı bilgi ölçütü kullanılarak giyilebilir hareket duyucu sinyallerinin aktivite tanıma amaçlı analizi),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 22nd Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, in Turkish, 23-25 April 2014, Trabzon, Turkey. PDF
  3. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Human activity recognition using tag-based localization (Etiket-tabanlı konumlama ile insan aktivitelerinin tanınması),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 20th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, 18-20 April 2012, Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey. PDF
  4. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Investigation of personal variations in activity recognition using miniature inertial sensors and magnetometers (Minyatür eylemsizlik duyucuları ve manyetometrelerle aktivite tanımada kişiler arası farklılıkların incelenmesi),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 20th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, 18-20 April 2012, Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey. PDF
  5. M. C. Yüksek and B. Barshan, ``Human activity classification with miniature inertial and magnetic sensors (Minyatür eylemsizlik duyucuları ve manyetometre sinyallerinin işlenmesiyle insan aktivitelerinin sınıflandırılması),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 19th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), s.1052-1055, 20-22 April 2011, Kemer, Antalya, Turkey. PDF
  6. O. Tunçel, K. Altun, and B. Barshan, ``Classification of leg motions by processing gyroscope signals (Jiroskop sinyallerinin işlenmesiyle bacak hareketlerinin sınıflandırılması),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 17th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), 9-11 April 2009, Side, Antalya, Turkey. PDF
  7. M. Kök and B. Barshan, ``2-D simultaneous localization and mapping for unmanned aerial vehicles (İnsansız hava araçları için eşanlı konumlandırma ve haritalama),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 16th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), 20-22 April 2008, Didim, Aydın, Turkey. PDF
  8. B. Barshan and K. Altun, ``Directional processing of ultrasonic arc maps and its comparison with existing techniques (Doğrultulu maksimum yöntemiyle ultrasonik ark haritalarının işlenmesi ve varolan yöntemlerle karşılaştırması),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 15th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), 11-13 June 2007, Eskişehir, Turkey. PDF
  9. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Neural network based target differentiation with infrared sensors (Kızılberisi algılayıcılarla yapay sinir ağlarına dayalı hedef ayırdetme),'' Proceedings of the Automatic Control National Meeting (Otomatik Kontrol Türk Milli Komitesi, Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantısı Kitapçığı), s.202-207, 6-8 November 2006, Ankara, Turkey. PDF
  10. T. Aytaç, Ç. Yüzbaşıoğlu, and B. Barshan, ``Target differentiation with infrared sensors using statistical pattern recognition techniques (İstatiksel örüntü tanıma teknikleri kullanarak kızılberisi algılayıcılarla hedef ayırdetme),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 14th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), 17-19 April 2006, Belek, Antalya, Turkey. PDF
  11. A. Kurt and B. Barshan, ``A comparative study of map-building techniques by processing sonar arc maps (Sonar ark haritası işlenerek haritalama yöntemlerinin karşılaştırmalı incelenmesi),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 13th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), 16-18 May 2005, Kayseri, Turkey. PDF
  12. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Simultaneous extraction of geometry and surface properties of targets using infrared intensity signals (Kızılberisi yeğinlik sinyalleri kullanılarak hedeflerin geometrik ve yüzey özelliklerinin eşzamanlı olarak çıkarımı),'' Proceedings of the IEEE 13th Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications (CD-ROM), 16-18 May 2005, Kayseri, Turkey. PDF
  13. M. G. Ertosun, H. Atlı, H. M. Özaktaş, and B. Barshan, ``Complex signal recovery from fractional Fourier transform intensities (Kesirli Fourier dönüşümü genliklerinden karmaşık sinyallerin geri kazanımı),'' Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, pp.308-311, 28-30 April 2004, Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey. PDF
  14. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Surface differentiation and position estimation by parametric modeling of signals obtained with infrared sensors (Kızılberisi algılayıcılardan elde edilen sinyallerin parametrik modellemesiyle yüzey ayırdetme ve konum kestirimi),'' Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, pp.253-256, 28-30 April 2004, Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey. PDF
  15. Ç. Yüzbaşıoğlu and B. Barshan, ``Range estimation using simple infrared sensors without prior knowledge of surface parameters (Kızılberisi algılayıcılardan elde edilen sinyallerle yüzey özelliklerinden bağımsız konum kestirimi),'' Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, pp.481-484, 28-30 April 2004, Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey. PDF
  16. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Rule-based target differentiation and position estimation with infrared intensity measurements (Kızılötesi yeğinlik ölçümleriyle kurala dayalı hedef ayırdetme ve konum kestirimi),'' Proceedings of the 11th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, pp.464-467, 18-20 June 2003, İstanbul, Turkey. PDF
  17. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Position-invariant surface recognition and localization using infrared sensors (Kızılötesi algılayıcılarla pozisyondan bağımsız yüzey tanıma ve konumlandırma),'' Proceedings of the Automatic Control National Meeting (Otomatik Kontrol Türk Milli Komitesi, Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantısı Kitapçığı), pp.115-124, 9-11 September 2002, Ankara, Turkey. PDF
  18. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Target differentiation and position estimation with signals obtained from infrared sensors (Kızılötesi algılayıcılardan elde edilen sinyallerle hedef ayırdetme ve konum kestirimi),'' Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, and Applications, vol.2, pp.955-960, June 2002, Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey. PDF
  19. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``The effect of different input signals on performance in target differentiation with sonar using neural networks (Yapay sinir ağlarıyla hedef ayırdetmede farklı SONAR girdi sinyallerinin başarım üzerindeki etkisi),'' Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.659-664, April 2001, Gazi Magusa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. PDF
  20. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Fuzzy clustering and statistical methods in target differentiation with acoustic signals (Akustik sinyallerle hedef sınıflandırmada bulanık kümelendirme ve istatistiksel yöntemler),'' Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.653-658, April 2001, Gazi Magusa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. PDF
  21. İ. Ş. Yetik, H. M. Özaktaş, B. Barshan, and L. Onural, ``Perspective transformations in the space-frequency plane (Perspektif dönüşümünün zaman-sıklık düzleminde incelenmesi),'' Proceedings of the 8th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.629-633, June 2000, Belek, Antalya, Turkey.
  22. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Target classification based on processing of sonar returns using artificial neural networks (Sonar sinyallerinin yapay sinir ağları ile işlenmesine dayalı hedef sınıflandırması),'' Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.527-532, June 1999, Ankara, Turkey. PDF
  23. B. Barshan and D. Başkent, ``Extraction of surface profiles from sonar arc maps using morphological processing (Morfolojik işleme ile sonar ark haritalarından yüzey profillerinin çıkarımı),'' Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.306-311, June 1999, Ankara, Turkey. PDF
  24. B. Barshan and A. Ş. Sekmen, ``Localization and curvature estimation of spherical targets using a multiple sonar configuration (Çoklu sonar düzenleşimi ile küresel cisimlerin yarıçap ve konum kestirimi),'' Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.173-178, May 1997, Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey.
  25. B. Ayrulu and B. Barshan, ``Fusion of sonar data using evidential reasoning and simple voting (Hedef sınıflandırmada akustik verilerin kanıtsal akıl yürütme ve basit oylama yöntemleriyle tümleşimi),'' Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.184-189, May 1997, Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey.
  26. B. Barshan and O. Arıkan, ``A performance analysis of two linear array processing algorithms for obstacle localization (Noktasal cisim konum kestiriminde iki farklı dizilim işleme algoritmasının başarım analizi),'' Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.237-242, April 1995, Cappadocia, Nevşehir, Turkey.
  27. B. Barshan, ``Error modeling of inertial navigation sensor signals for robotics applications (Robotik uygulamalarda eylemsizlik duyucularından elde edilen sinyallerin hata modellemesi),'' Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Signal Processing and Applications, pp.240-245, April 1994, Gökova, Muğla, Turkey.
  28. B. Barshan, ``Inertial navigation systems for robotics applications (Robotik uygulamalarda eylemsizlik duyucuları),'' Mekatronik Tasarım ve İmalat çalışma Toplantısı Kitapçığı (Proceedings of Mechatronic Design and Production Workshop), pp.91-100, November 1993, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Published Conference Paper Abstracts:

  1. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Recognizing activities of daily living regardless of wearable device orientation,'' Fifth International Symposium on Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Applications, Book of Abstracts, 1-3 November 2017, Kyrenia (Girne), Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. PDF
  2. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Inter- and intra-subject variations in activity recognition using inertial sensors and magnetometers,'' A Forum for M.Sc. Students in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Centennial Anniversary of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bogazici University (MASFOR 2012), Book of Abstracts, p.33, poster no: 30104361, session: Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, 21-23 June 2012. PDF
  3. A. Yurtman and B. Barshan, ``Human activity recognition using tag-based radio frequency localization,'' A Forum for M.Sc. Students in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Centennial Anniversary of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bogazici University (MASFOR 2012), Book of Abstracts, p.39, poster no: 30468866, session: Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, 21-23 June 2012. PDF
  4. G. Seçer and B. Barshan, ``Eylemsizlik duyucu unitelerinin deterministik hatalarinin modellenmesi,'' A Forum for M.Sc. Students in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Centennial Anniversary of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bogazici University (MASFOR 2012), Book of Abstracts, p.30, poster no: 10958415, session: Robotics I, Istanbul, Turkey, 21-23 June 2012. PDF
  5. G. Seçer and B. Barshan, ``Eylemsizlik duyucu unitelerinin stokastik hatalarinin modellenmesi,'' A Forum for M.Sc. Students in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Centennial Anniversary of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bogazici University (MASFOR 2012), Book of Abstracts, p.42, poster no: 10766533, session: Robotics II, Istanbul, Turkey, 21-23 June 2012. PDF
  6. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Surface recognition by parametric modeling of infrared intensity signals,'' Abstract Book of XII. European Signal Processing Conference, p.93, September 2004, Vienna, Austria. PDF
  7. T. Aytaç and B. Barshan, ``Position-invariant surface recognition and localization with simple infrared sensors for robotics applications,'' Final Program and Abstract Book of FIRA Robot World Congress, p.18, October 2003, Vienna, Austria. PDF
  8. H. Özaktaş, B. Barshan and D. Mendlovic, ``Convolution, filtering, and multiplexing in fractional Fourier domains,'' Frontiers in Information Optics, Meeting Digest, pp.190, April 1994, Kyoto, Japan.
  9. B. Barshan and R. Kuc, ``Sonar system for obstacle localization with insights from the echolocating bat,'' 120th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, pp.S5, November 1990, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

Invited Lectures and Presentations:

  1. ``Wearable Sensor Systems and Some Application Areas,'' Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, March 2017.
  2. ``Wearable Sensor Systems,'' Fraunhofer Institute IIS, Erlangen, Germany, September 2015.
  3. ``Classifying Human Activities Using Miniature Body-Worn Inertial Sensors and Magnetometers,'' COST-IC0903: Knowledge Discovery from Moving Objects (MOVE), University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, June 2010.
  4. ``Akıllı Sistemler için Ultrasonik ve Kızılberisi Algılama,'' TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Multi-Agent and Networked Dynamic Control Systems Workshop, Ankara, Turkey, June 2007.
  5. ``Sensing for Mobile Robots,'' Bilkent University, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence (SIGART), Ankara, Turkey, December 1995.
  6. ``Inertial Navigation Systems for Mobile Robots,'' Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, November 1994.
  7. ``Evaluation of an Inertial Platform for Mobile Robot Applications,'' TÜBİTAK-SAGE, Ankara, Turkey, October 1994.
  8. ``Bat-Like Sonar for Guiding Mobile Robots,'' Transitions Research Corporation, Bethel, Connecticut, U.S.A., June 1991.
  9. ``A Sonar-Based Mobile Robot for Bat-Like Prey Capture,'' California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, U.S.A., May 1991.
  10. ``Bat-like Sonar System Strategies for Mobile Robots,'' University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A., March 1991.

PhD Dissertation:

B. Barshan, ``A Sonar-Based Mobile Robot for Bat-Like Prey Capture,'' Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., December 1991.

Other Publications:

  1. G. Seçer and B. Barshan, ``Observability analysis of proposed deterministic measurement models for accelerometers and magnetometers,'' Technical Report, ResearchGate, 2016, PDF on ResearchGate PDF on this site
  2. B. Barshan, ``Robotbilimde algılama'' (``Sensing in Robotics''), TMMOB Elektrik Mühendisleri Odası, İzmir Şubesi Bülteni, in Turkish, vol. 12, no. 120, pp.22-23, April 2000.
  3. B. Barshan, ``Robotbilimde doğadan esinlenebilir miyiz?'' (``Can robotics be inspired by nature?''), Popüler Bilim (Popular Science), in Turkish, vol. 1, no. 7, pp.28-31, June 1994.
  4. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``Inertial Navigation Systems for Mobile Robots,'' Robotics Research Group, Oxford University, Technical Report No. OUEL 1998/93, 1993.
  5. B. Barshan and H. F. Durrant-Whyte, ``Evaluation of a Solid-State Gyroscope for Robotics Applications,'' Robotics Research Group, Oxford University, Technical Report No. OUEL 1957/92, 1992.
  6. B. Barshan, ``Numerical Recipes in Pascal: The Art of Scientific Computing,'' book review, American Scientist, p.384, July-August 1990.