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Human Motion Analysis

activity recognition:
sitting, standing, walking, etc.

detection and evaluation of
physical therapy exercises

variation across activities and subjects

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Wearable Sensors

inertial and magnetic sensors:
accelerometer,
gyroscope,
magnetometer

radio-frequency localization
of wearable tags

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Robust Wearable Sensing

invariance to orientations and positions
of wearable sensor units

interchangeable sensor units
and single-unit classification

time warping for non-linear matching

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Sensor Signal Processing

orientation estimation of
inertial and magnetic sensor units
relative to the Earth's coordinate frame

multi-sensor data fusion

machine learning

Journal
#Reference Year Links
5A. 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 the Wearable Sensors in Healthcare) (DOI: 10.3390/s18082725)2018PDF, website
4A. 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)2017PDF, website
3B. 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)2016PDF, website1, website2
2A. 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)2016PDF, website
1A. 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)2014PDF, website
Conference
#Reference Year Links
6A. 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, Italy2018PDF, website
5A. 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 Cyprus2017PDF, website
4A. 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, 20132013PDF, website
3A. 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 Aniversary 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 20122012PDF, website
2A. 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 Aniversary 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 20122012PDF, website
1A. 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, Austria2012PDF, website
Conference in Turkish
#Reference Year Links
3A. 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, 23-25 April 2014, Trabzon, Turkey2014PDF, website
2A. 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, Turkey2012PDF, website
1A. 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, Turkey2012PDF, website

September 2012 - April 2019

Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bilkent University
GPA: 3.89/4.00

September 2010 - September 2012

M.S.

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bilkent University
GPA: 3.34/4.00

September 2006 - June 2010

B.S.

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bilkent University
GPA: 3.25/4.00

EEE 391: Basics of Signals and Systems
Spr'11, Fall'11, Spr'12, Fall'12, Spr'13, Spr'14, Fall'14, Spr'15

EEE 431: Telecommunications I
Fall'10

EEE 447/547: Introduction to Robotics
Fall'15, Fall'16, Fall'17

EEE 533: Random Processes
Fall'13

E-mail
yurtman [at] ee.bilkent.edu.tr

Phone:
+90-312-290-1173 (office)
+90-312-290-1219 (department)

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