PUBLICATIONS

Papers

2020

94)  Sabuncuoğlu, T. M. Sezgin“Kart-ON: Affordable Early Programming Education with Shared Smartphones and Easy-to-Find Materials, ” Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion.

93)  Akman, Y. Sahillioğlu, T. M. Sezgin, ” Generation of 3D Human Models and Animations Using Simple Sketches, ” Graphics Interface .

92)  Sadia, S. E. Emgin, T. M. Sezgin and Ç. Başdoğan, “Data-Driven Vibrotactile Rendering of Digital Buttons on Touchscreens,” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.

91)  Kurmanbek Kaiyrbekov, T. M. Sezgin, Deep Stroke-Based Sketched Symbol Reconstruction and Segmentation,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.

2019

90)  Biswas P, Orero P, T. M. Sezgin . “Special Issue on Intelligent Interaction Design,” Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing.

89)  S. E. Emgin, A. Aghakhani, T. M. Sezgin and C. Basdogan, “HapTable: An Interactive Tabletop Providing Online Haptic Feedback for Touch Gestures,” in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 2749-2762.

88)  Alexandra Bonnici, Alican Akman, Gabriel Calleja, Kenneth P. Camilleri, Patrick Fehling, Alfredo Ferreira, Florian Hermuth, Johann Habakuk Israel, Tom Landwehr, Juncheng Liu, Natasha M. J. Padfield, T. M. Sezgin and Paul L. Rosin, “ Sketch-based interaction and modeling: where do we stand?“, Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing .

87)  K. Kaiyrbekov, T. M. Sezgin, “Stroke-based Sketched Symbol Reconstruction and Segmentation,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.

86)  N. Hussain, E. Erzin, T. M. Sezgin, Y. Yemez, “Speech Driven Backchannel Generation using Deep Q-Network for Enhancing Engagement in Human-Robot Interaction,” INTERSPEECH: Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Graz, Austria.

85)  N. Hussain, E. Erzin, T. M. Sezgin, Y. Yemez, “Batch Recurrent Q-Learning for Backchannel Generation Towards Engaging Agents,” 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII).

84)  N. Alyuz, T. M. Sezgin, “Interpretable Machine Learning for Generating Semantically Meaningful Formative Feedback,” CVPR, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Workshop on Explainable AI, Long Beach, CA.

83)  Erelcan Yanik, T. M. Sezgin, “Active Scene Learning,” arXiv preprint arXiv:1903.02832.

2018

82)  T. M. Sezgin, Ozem Kalay, “Sketch misrecognition correction system based on eye gaze monitoring,” US.

81)  Doğancan Kebüde, Cem Eteke, T. M. Sezgin, Barış Akgün, Communicative Cues for Reach-to-Grasp Motions: From Humans to Robots, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, July 10-15, Stockholm, Sweden. 

80)  B Berker Türker, T. M. Sezgin, Yücel Yemez, Engin Erzin,“Multimodal prediction of head nods in dyadic conversations, 2018 26th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU).

79)  Stéphane Dupont, Ozan Can Altiok, Aysegül Bumin, Ceren Dikmen, Ivan Giangreco, Silvan Heller, Emre Külah, Gueorgui Pironkov, Luca Rossetto, Yusuf Sahillioglu, Heiko Schuldt, Omar Seddati, Yusuf Setinkaya, T. M. Sezgin, Claudiu Tanase, Emre Toyan, Sean Wood, Doguhan Yeke,“VideoSketcher: Innovative Query Modes for Searching Videos through Sketches, Motion and SoundUniversity of Mons.

78)  Erik Marchi, Bjorn Schuller, Alice Baird, Simon Baron-Cohen, Amandine Lassalle, Helen O’Rielly, Delia Pigat, Peter Robinson, Ian Davies, Tadas Baltrusaitis, Ofer Golan, Shimrit Fridenson-Hayo, Shahar Tal, Shai Newman, Noga Meir-Goren, Antonio Camurri, Stefano Piana, Sven Bolte, T. M. Sezgin, Nese Alyuz, Agnieszka Rynkiewicz, Aurelie Baranger, “The ASC-Inclusion Perceptual Serious Gaming Platform for Autistic Children,” IEEE Transactions on Games

77)  B. Türker, E. Erzin, Y. Yemez, and T. M. Sezgin, “Audio-Visual Prediction of Head-Nod and Turn-Taking Events in Dyadic Interactions,” Proc. Interspeech 2018, Hyderabad, India.

76)  L. Devillers and S. Rosset and G. Dubuisson Duplessis and L. Bechade and Y. Yemez and B. B. Turker and T. M. Sezgin and E. Erzin and K. El Haddad and S. Dupont and P. Deleglise and Y. Esteve and C. Lailler and E. Gilmartin and N. Campbell, “Multifaceted Engagement in Social Interaction with a Machine: The JOKER Project,” 2018 13th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition (FG 2018), Xi’an, China, 2018, pp. 697-701

75)  Ç. Çığ and T. M. Sezgin“Gaze-based predictive user interfaces: Visualizing user intentions in the presence of uncertainty,” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol: 111, pp. 78-91.

2017

74)  Alper, N. H. Riche, F. Chevalier, J. Boy and T. M. SezginVisualization Literacy at Elementary School, Conference on Pen and Touch Technology in Education.

73)  V. Rudakova, N. Lin, N. Trayan, T. M. Sezgin, J. Dorsey and H. Rushmeier,” CHER-ish: A sketch- and image-based system for 3D representation and documentation of cultural heritage sites,” EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage.

72)  B. Türker, Y. Yemez, T. M. Sezgin, E. Erzin, “Audio-Facial Laughter Detection in Naturalistic Dyadic Conversations,” IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing.

71)  K. T. Yeşilbek, T. M. Sezgin“Sketch Recognition with Few Examples,” Computer & Graphics.

70)  O. C. Altıok, T. M. Sezgin, “Characterizing User Behavior for Speech and Sketch-based Video Retrieval Interfaces,” Proceedings of Expressive 2017, Posters, Artworks, and Bridging Papers, the Eurographics Association, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

69)  B. B. Türker, Z. Buçinca, E. Erzin, Y. Yemez, and T. M. Sezgin, “Analysis of Engagement and User Experience with a Laughter Responsive Social Robot,” Proc. Interspeech , 844-848.

68)  W. Shi, Z. Wang, T. M. Sezgin, J Dorsey, H. Rushmeier, “Material Design in Augmented Reality with In-Situ Visual Feedback,” Proceedings of the Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, Forthcoming,Helsinki, Finland.

67)  Y. Sahillioglu, T. M. Sezgin, “Sketch-based Articulated 3D Shape Retrieval,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.

66)  B. Alper, N. Riche, F. Chevalier, J. Boy, T. M. Sezgin, “Visualization Literacy at Elementary School,” In Proceedings of ACM CHI 2017, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Denver CO, May 6-11. Honorable Mention Award (top 5% of accepted publications).

2016

65)  O. C. Altıok, K. T. Yesilbek, T. M. Sezgin, “What Auto Completion Tells Us About Sketch Recognition,” In Proceedings of Expressive 2016, Posters, Artworks, and Bridging Papers, the Eurographics Association, Lisbon, Portugal.

64)  Ş. Çakmak, T. M. Sezgin, “Building a Gold Standard for Perceptual Sketch Similarity,” In Proceedings of Expressive 2016, Posters, Artworks, and Bridging Papers, the Eurographics Association, Lisbon, Portugal.

63)  Ç. Çığ, T. M. Sezgin, “Gaze-Based Biometric Authentication: Hand-Eye Coordination Patterns as a Biometric Trait,” In Proceedings of Expressive 2016, Posters, Artworks, and Bridging Papers, the Eurographics Association, Lisbon, Portugal.

62)  Tanase, I. Giangreco, L. Rossetto, H. Schuldt, O. Seddati, S. Dupont, O. C. Altıok, T. M. Sezgin“Semantic Sketch-Based Video Retrieval with Autocompletion,” Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2016), ACM, March 7–10, 2016, Sonoma, CA, USA.

61)  L. Rossetto, I. Giangreco, S. Heller, C. Tanase, H. Schuldt, O. Seddati, S. Dupont. T. M. Sezgin, O. C. Altıok, Y. Sahillioglu, “IMOTION – Searching for Video Sequences using Multi-Shot Sketch Queries,” Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, Miami.

60)  L. Rossetto, I. Giangreco, C. Tanase, H. Schuldt, O. Seddati, S. Dupont. T. M. Sezgin, Y. Sahillioglu, “iAutoMotion – an Autonomous Content-based Video Retrieval Engine,” Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, Miami.

2015

59)  L. Devillers, S. Rosset, G. Dubuisson Duplessis, M. A. Sehili, L. Béchade, A. Delaborde, C. Gossart, V. Letard, F. Yang, Y. Yemez, B. B. Türker, T. M. Sezgin, K. El Haddad, S. Dupont, D. Luzzati, Y. Estève, E. Gilmartin, N. Campbell, “Multimodal Data Collection of Human-Robot Humorous Interactions in the JOKER Project,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Xi’an, China.

58)  B. Schuller, E. Marchi, S. Baron-Cohen, A. Lassalle, H. O’Reilly, D. Pigat, P. Robinson, I. Davies, T. Baltrusaitis, M. Mahmoud, O. Golan, S. Fridenson, S. Tal, S. Newman, N. Meir, R. Shillo, A. Camurri, S. P., A. Staglianò, S. Bölte, D. Lundqvist, S. Berggren, A. Baranger, N. Sullings, T. M. Sezgin, N. Alyuz, A. Rynkiewicz, K. Ptaszek, K. Ligmann, “Recent developments and results of ASC-Inclusion: An Integrated Internet-Based Environment for Social Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Conditions,” Proc. 3rd International Workshop on Digital Games for Empowerment and Inclusion (IDGEI 2015) held in conjunction with the 20th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2015), ACM, Atlanta, US.

57)  Yanik and T. M. Sezgin, “Active Learning for Sketch Recognition. Computer & Graphics,” Accepted for publication.

56)  Arasan, C. Basdogan, and T. M. Sezgin“HaptiStylus: A Novel Stylus Capable of Displaying Movement and Rotational Torque Effects. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Accepted for publication, (2015). Visit the link for visual demonstration

55)  Caglar Tirkaz, Jacob Eisenstein, T. M. Sezgin and Berrin Yanikoglu, Identifying visual attributes for object recognition from text and taxonomy, Computer Vision and Image Understanding.

54)  Madan, A. Kucukyilmaz, T. M. Sezgin, and C. Basdogan, “Recognition of Haptic Interaction Patterns in Dyadic Joint Object Manipulation,” IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Preprint .

53)  L. Rossetto, I. Giangreco, H. Schuldt, S. Dupont, O. Seddati, T. M. Sezgin, Y. Sahillioglu, “IMOTION: A Content-based Video Retrieval Engine,” The 21st International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, Accepted for publication.

52)  Cig and T. M. Sezgin. “Real-time activity prediction: a gaze-based approach for early recognition of pen-based interaction tasks,” In Proceedings of the workshop on Sketch-based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM ’15). Eurographics Association, Aire-la-Ville, Switzerland, Switzerland, 59-65.

51)  K. T. Yesilbek, C. Sen, S. Cakmak and T. M. Sezgin,”SVM-based sketch recognition: which hyperparameter interval to try?,” In Proceedings of the workshop on Sketch-based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM ’15). Eurographics Association, Aire-la-Ville,Switzerland, Switzerland, 117-121.

2014

50)  C. Cig, T. M. Sezgin, “Gaze-Based Prediction of Pen-Based Virtual Interaction Tasks,” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (TUBITAK A), in press, Accepted for publication on 20 September 2014.

49)  C. Cig, T. M. Sezgin, “Gaze-Based Virtual Task Predictor,” In Proceedings of the 7th workshop on Eye gaze in intelligent human machine interaction: gaze in multimodal interaction (GazeIn ’14), ACM, (to be presented in Istanbul, Turkey on 16November 2014).

2013

48)  Sezgin, T. M. Sezgin, “Finding the Best Portable Congruential Random Number Generators, Computer Physics Communications.

47)  Arasan, C. Basdogan, T. M. Sezgin, “Haptic Stylus with Inertial and Vibro-Tactile Feedback,” Proceedings of World Haptics Conference.

46)  R. S. Tumen, T. M. Sezgin, “DPFrag: A Trainable Stroke Fragmentation Framework based on Dynamic Programming.” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Sept.-Oct. 2013, Vol. 33 no. 5), pp. 59-67.

45)  Kucukyilmaz, T. M. Sezgin, C. Basdogan, “Intention Recognition for Dynamic Role Exchange in Haptic Collaboration, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. 6, no. 1.

44)  Cig, T. M. SezginNew modalities, new challenges – Annotating sketching and gaze data, In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU’13), pp.1-4.

2012

43)  S. O. Oguz, A. Kucukyilmaz, T. M. Sezgin, C Basdogan, “Supporting Negotiation Behavior with Haptics-Enabled Human-Computer Interfaces,” IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. 5, no.3, pp. 274-284.

42)  C. Tirkaz, B. Yanikoglu, T. M. Sezgin, “Memory Conscious Sketched Symbol Recognition,” accepted for ICPR .

41)  C. Tirkaz, B. Yanikoglu, T. M. Sezgin, “Sketched Symbol Recognition with Auto Completion,” volume 45, pages 3926 – 3937, Pattern Recognition.

40)  Mortl, M. Lawitzky, A. Kucukyilmaz, T. M. Sezgin, C. Basdogan, S. Hirche, “The Role of Roles: Physical Cooperation between Humans and Robots,” International Journal of Robotics Research.

39)  Kucukyilmaz, S. O. Oguz, T. M. Sezgin, C. Basdogan, “Improving Human-Computer Cooperation Through Haptic Role Exchange and Negotiation,” Springer Series on Touch and Haptic Systems, 2012, Immersive Multimodal Interactive Presence, Part2, pp. 229-254.

38)  T. Isenberg, P. Asente, J. Collomosse, T. M. SezginSpecial section on the 2011 joint symposium on computational aesthetics (CAe), non-photorealistic animation and rendering (NPAR), and sketch-based interfaces and modeling (SBIM),” Computers& Graphics, Volume 36, Issue 6, Pages A3-A5.

37)  A. Kucukyilmaz, S. O. Oguz, T. M. Sezgin, C. Basdogan, “Physical Communication of Intent: A Haptic Negotiation Framework for Human-Robot Interaction,” IEEE HRI: Workshop on Advances in Tactile Sensing and Touch based Human-robotInteraction, Boston, MA.

2011

36)  Tirkaz, B. Yanikoglu, T. M. Sezgin,Sketched Symbol Recognition with Few Examples Using Particle Filtering, ACM Symposium on Sketch Based Interfaces and Modeling, Vancouver, Canada.

35)  Kucukyilmaz, T. M. Sezgin, C. Basdogan, “Conveying intentions through haptics in human-computer collaboration,” IEEE World Haptics Conference 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

34)  R. Arandjelovic, T. M. Sezgin, “Sketch recognition by fusion of temporal and image-based features, Pattern Recognition,” vol: 44, issue: 6, pp 1225-1234.

2010

33)  S. Afzal, T. M. Sezgin, P. Robinson, “Decoding Emotions from Facial Animations,” ACM / SSPNET International Symposium on Facial Analysis and Animation, Edinburgh, UK.

32)  Y. Gao, Q. Zhao, A. Hao, T. M. Sezgin, N. A. Dodgson, “Automatic construction of 3D animatable facial avatars,” Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, Vol:21, Issue 3-4, pp (343-354), DOI: 10.1002/cav.340 .

31)  R.Sinan Tumen, M.Emre Acer, T. M.Sezgin, “Feature Extraction and Classifier Combination for Image-based Sketch Recognition,” ACM Symposium on Sketch Based Interfaces and Modeling, Annecy, France.

30)  S. O. Oguz, A. Kucukyilmaz, T. M. Sezgin, C. Basdogan, “Haptic Negotiation and Role Exchange for Collaboration in Virtual Environments.” Haptics Symposium Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.

29)  Y. Gao, T. M. Sezgin, N. Dodgson, “Automatic construction of 3D animatable facial models.” International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2009

28)  T. M. Sezgin, I. Davies, P. Robinson, “Multimodal inference for driver-vehicle interaction.” International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, Cambridge, MA.

27)  S. Afzal, T. M. Sezgin, Y. Gao, P. Robinson, “Perception of Emotional Expressions in Different Representations Using Facial Feature Points.” IEEE International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

26)  T. M. Sezgin, I. Davies, P. Robinson, “Multimodal inference for driver-vehicle interaction.” Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces for Automotive Applications, International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Sanibel, FL.

2008

25)  Blessing, T. M. Sezgin, R. Arandjelovic, P. Robinson, “A multimodal interface for road design,” Workshop on Sketch Recognition, International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Sanibel, FL.

24)  T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis, “Sketch Recognition in Interspersed Drawings Using Time-Based Graphical Models,” Computers & Graphics Journal.

23)  M. Altinel, E. Arpali, T. M. Sezgin, F. Sezgin, F. Gonenc, A. Yazicioglu, A New Logistic Regression Based Nomogram Developed For Predicting Prostate Biopsy Outcomes in The Turkish Population. 20th Congress of the Turkish Urology Association, Antalya, Turkey.

22)  P. Biswas, T. M. Sezgin and P. Robinson, “Perception Model for People with Visual Impairments.” Proceedings of the 10th International Conf. on Visual Information Systems (LNCS 5188), Salerno, Italy.

2007

21)  T. M. Sezgin and P. Robinson, “Affective Video Data Collection Using an Automobile Simulator.” Second International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Lisbon, Portugal.

20)  X Pan, M Gillies, T. M. Sezgin, C. Loscos, “Expressing Complex Mental States Through Facial Expressions.” Second International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Lisbon, Portugal.

19)  T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis. “Temporal Sketch Recognition in Interspersed Drawings,”Fourth Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, University of California, Riverside, CA.

18)  T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis. “Sketch Interpretation Using Multiscale Models of Temporal Patterns,” IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications Journal, Volume: 27, Issue: 1, pp: 28-37.

17)  Dibeklioglu, T. M. Sezgin, E. Ozcan. “A Recognizer for Free-Hand Graph Drawings,” International Workshop on Pen-Based Learning Technologies, Catania, Italy.

16)  T. M. Sezgin, “Overview of Recent Work in Pen-Centric Computing,” Invited Workshop on Pen-Centric Computing, Providence RI.

15)  T. M. Sezgin, “Sketch Interpretation Using Multiscale Models of Temporal Patterns,” In NESCAI’06 Northeast Student Colloquium on Artificial Intelligence., Ithaca NY.

2006

14)  Sezgin and T. M. Sezgin, “On the Statistical Analysis of Feigenbaum Constants,” Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 343, pp. 756-758 .

13)  T. M. Sezgin, T. Stahovich, and R. Davis, “Sketch Based Interfaces: Early Processing for Sketch Understanding,” August 2006 SIGGRAPH ’06 SIGGRAPH courses.

12)  T. M. Sezgin, and R. Davis, “Scale-space based feature point detection for digital ink,” August 2006 SIGGRAPH ’06 SIGGRAPH courses.

11)  T. M. Sezgin, T. Stahovich, and R. Davis, “Sketch Based Interfaces: Early Processing for Sketch Understanding,” ACM International Conf. Proc. Series; Vol. 15. Perceptive User Interfaces, Orlando FL.

2005

10)  T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis, “HMM-Based Efficient Sketch Recognition,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI’05), San Diego, CA.

9)    T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis, “Modeling Online Sketching as a Dynamic Process,” In Proceedings of CSAIL Student Workshop ’05 Gloucester, MA.

2004

8)    T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis, “Handling Overtraced Strokes in Hand-Drawn Sketches,” In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium Series: Making Pen-Based Interaction Intelligent and Natural, Washington DC.

7)    T. M. Sezgin and R. Davis, “Scale-space Based Feature Point Detection for Digital Ink,” In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium Series: Making Pen-Based Interaction Intelligent and Natural, Washington DC.

2003

6)    T. M. Sezgin, “Recognition efficiency issues for freehand sketche,” Proceedings of the MIT Student Oxygen Workshop. Gloucester, MA.

2002

5)    Randall Davis, Aaron Adler, Christine Alvarado, Tracy Hammond, Rebecca Hitchcock, Michael Oltmans, T. M. Sezgin, Olya Veselova, “Designs for the Future,” MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Annual Abstract.

4)    Tracy Hammond, T. M. Sezgin, Olya Veselova, Aaron Adler, Michael Oltmans, Christine Alvarado, Rebecca Hitchcock, “Multi-domain sketch recognition,” Proceedings of the 2nd Annual MIT Student Oxygen Workshop.

3)    T. M.Sezgin, Randall Davis, “Generating domain specific sketch recognizers from object descriptions,” Student Oxygen Workshop. July.

2)    All Davis, Aaron Adler, Christine Alvarado, Tracy Hammond, Rebecca Hitchcock, Michael Oltmans, T. M. Sezgin, Olya Veselova, “Art and the Future,” MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Annual Abstract. 

2001

Theses

Salih Ozgur Oguz, A Negotiation Model for Affective Visuo-Haptic Communication Between a Human Operator and a Machine, M.S. Thesis. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Koc University (2010).