Dr. Ersin ESEN



Theoretical Work

[1] Electrokinesis Hypothesis (EKH): An idea on the brain connectivity with tremendous consequences, if correct. If not, a futile tour de force of reasoning, which will remain solely as a lovely dream.

[2] (Non Peer Reviewed) Dysmodulation Hypothesis of Schizophrenia (DMH): A bold attempt of proposing a unifying hypothesis on the cause and mechanism of schizophrenia.


Education

PhD

Middle East Technical University, Electrical&Electronics Engineering

  • Supervisor: Prof.Dr. A. Aydın ALATAN

  • Thesis: Quantization based data hiding strategies with visual applications

  • GPA: 3.56/4

2001-2010

MS

Bilkent University, Electrical&Electronics Engineering

  • Supervisor: Prof.Dr. Levent ONURAL

  • Thesis: Semi-automatic video object segmentation

  • GPA: 3.34/4

1998-2000

BS

Bilkent University, Electrical&Electronics Engineering

  • GPA: 3.17/4

1994-1998

High School  

İstanbul Atatürk Science High School

1991-1994

Secondary School  

Kdz.Eregli Anatolian High School

1987-1991

Primary School  

Kdz.Eregli Cumhuriyet Primary School

1982-1987


Professional Experience

Esen Information Technologies

  • Founder

2020-.

TÜBİTAK UZAY

  • Image Processing Group Leader

  • Chief Senior Researcher

2011-2019

Military Service

  • Tank Lieutenant Team Commander at Gelibolu, Çanakkale

2010-2011

TÜBİTAK UZAY (BİLTEN)

  • Image Processing Group Leader

  • Chief Senior Researcher

2005-2010

Microsoft Research

  • Intern

2005

TÜBİTAK BİLTEN

  • Senior Researcher

2001-2005

Bilkent University, Electrical&Electronics Engineering

  • Research Assistant

1998-2001


Projects

İMGEDOK (Image Authentication Verification and Positioning)

  • Technical Leader

  • Topics: Image authentication, camera fingerprinting, image geolocation, object distance measurement with uncalibrated images.

  • Tools: C++, Python, Docker,Kubernetes, PostgreSQL

2018-2019

İGS (Internet Monitoring System)

  • Project Manager

  • Topics: Image/video/audio/text indexing and retrieval, image labelling, object detection, author recognition, face recognition, scenetext recognition, adult content detection, language recognition, translation, internet crawling, live stream capturing with browser automation.

  • Tools: C++, Python, Javascript, PHP, PostgreSQL, Redis, HDFS, nginx, HAProxy, Docker, Kubernetes, Gitlab, Ansible, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats, Prometheus, Grafana, OpenCV, Tensorflow, Caffe, gensim, Faiss, ffmpeg, Selenium.

2017-2018

GÖKGÖZ

  • Work Package Leader

  • Topic: Precise attitude estimation using star positions.

  • Tools: C++.

2014-2017

STEP (Steganalysis Project)

  • Technical Leader

  • Topics: Steganalysis, duplicate image detection.

  • Tools: C++, MATLAB.

2014-2017

DETAP (Earthquake Prediciton Project)

  • Researcher

  • Topic: Earthquake prediction using Total Electron Content in ionosphere.

  • Tool: MATLAB.

2013-2014

AGS (Smart Surveillance Systems)

  • Project Manager

  • Topics: Audiovisual surveillance event recognition, intrusion detection.

  • Tools: C++, OpenCV, ffmpeg.

2011-2013

KAVTAN (Semantic Concept Recognition for SKAAS)

  • Project Manager

  • Topic: Audiovisual concept recognition.

  • Tools: C++, OpenCV, ffmpeg.

2008-2010

Balistika 2010 (Ballistic Analysis System)

  • Researcher

  • Topic: Feature extraction and matching.

  • Tool: MATLAB.

2008-2010

RTÜK SKAAS (Digital Archiving and Analysis System of RTÜK)

  • Technical Leader

  • Topics: Logo detection, video similarity, audio keyword detection, videotext recognition.

  • Tools: C++, OpenCV, ffmpeg.

2006-2008

Bilvms (BİLTEN Video Management System)

  • Researcher

  • Topics: Multimedia archives, indexing and retrieval.

  • Tools: VC++.

2001-2005

Data Hiding

  • Researcher

  • Topic: Spatial and compressed domain data hiding in image and video.

  • Tools: C++, ffmpeg.

2001-2005


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