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Journals:

·     N. Durak, O. Nasraoui, J. Schmelz: Automated Coronal Loop Detection based on Contour Extraction and Contour Classification from the SOHO/EIT Images, Solar Physics. (June 2010)

·     N. Durak, O. Nasraoui, J. Schmelz: Coronal Loop Detection from Solar Images, Pattern Recognition, 2009,  Vol.42, No:11, (November 2009), pp.2481-2491.

Conference Proceedings(Peer Reviewed) :

·    Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui: Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui: “Principal Contour Extraction and Contour Classification to Detect Coronal Loops from the Solar Images”, ICPR 2010. (IEEE- Press)

·    Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui: Feature Exploration for Mining Coronal Loops from Solar Images. ICTAI (1). 547-550,2008.(Paper)

·    Sofiane Sellah, Olfa Nasraoui: An Incremental Hough Transform for Detecting Ellipses in Image Data Streams. ICTAI (2). 45-48, 2008.(Paper, Presentation)

·    N. Durak, O. Nasraoui, J. Gomez, H. Elgazzar, S. Sellah, C. Rojas,                J. Schmelz, J. Roames, K. Nasraoui., “Mining Coronal Loops in Solar Images from the SOHO collection”, In Proceedings of NAFIPS 2007, San Diego, CA, 2007.(Paper, Presentation)

 

·    O. Nasraoui, H. Elgazzar, C. Rojas, Fabio Gonzalez, Jonatan Gomez ,

     J. Schmelz, and J. Roames, Kaouther Nasraoui, Lindsey Lippner, Jennifer Garst, Andrew Gibson, “Using Data Mining for Automatic Retrieval of Solar Loop Images”. In Proceedings of Conf. on Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy, Pennsylvania State University, June. 2006.

Workshops:

·    Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui, J. Schmelz, Coronal Loop Detection from SOHO/EIT collection and Contour Grouping studies to discern coronal loops in cluttered regions, Solar Image Processing Workshop V, Switzerland, 2010 (Oral Presentation).

·    Sellah Sofiane, Olfa Nasraoui, J. Schmelz, An Incremental Hough Transform for Detecting Ellipses in Image Data Streams, Solar Image Processing Workshop IV, Baltimore, 2008.(Poster).

·    Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui, J. Schmelz, Automated Coronal Loop Detection from SOHO/EIT Images in 171 Angstrom, Solar Image Processing Workshop IV, Baltimore, 2008.(Presentation)     

·    Sellah Sofiane, Olfa Nasraoui, J. Schmelz, An Incremental Hough Transform for Detecting Ellipses in Image Data Streams, Solar Image Processing Workshop IV, Baltimore, 2008.(Poster).

Other presentations:

  •         Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui: Contour Grouping to detect coronal loops from the solar images: Grace Hopper Conference, Atlanta, 2010. (Won the 3rd place  in  ACM- Student Research Competition sponsored by Microsoft Research, NSF scholarship )

  •       Garett Ridge, Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui: “Prominent Curve Detection from Cluttered Images”, Posters at Capitol, Frankfurt, KY, 2010.

  •       Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui: Solar Loop Mining, Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding (CIDU), NASA Ames Research Center, 2009 (poster presentation).   

     

  •       Garett, Ridge, Nurcan Durak, Olfa Nasraoui, Automated Principal Curve Detection in Images of Solar Coronal Loops, 2009, (Poster), 1st Place Winner: Undergraduate Research Competition at E-Expo 2009, University of Louisville.