Assoc.Prof.Dr. EROL ŞAHİN
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
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Url :  http://kovan.ceng.metu.edu.tr/~erol/
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Education

  Bachelor's, Bilkent University, Electric-electronic. Eng.
  Master's, Middle East Technical University, Computer Eng.
  Doctorate, Boston University, Cognitive And Neural Systems

Publications (INTERNATIONAL)

Journal Papers

  A.1 Dorigo M., Trianni V., Sahin E., Labella Th. H., Gross R, Baldassarre G., ...., Evolving Self- Organizing Behaviors for a Swarm-bot. "Autonomous Robots", 17, (2004), p.223-245.
  A.2 M. Dorigo, E. Sahin, Guest editors: Special Issue on Swarm Robotics. "Autonomous Robots", 17, (2004), p.111-113.
  A.3 E. Sahin, S. Girgin, E. Ugur, Area measurement of large closed regions with a mobile robot. "Autonomous robots", 21, (2006), p.255-266.
  A.4 Soysal O., Bahceci E., and Sahin E., Aggregation in Swarm Robotic Systems: Evolution and Probabilistic Control.. "Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences", 15, (2007), p.199-205.
  A.5 Sahin E., Cakmak M., Dogar M.R., Ugur E. and Ucoluk G., To afford or not to afford: A new formalization of affordances towards affordance-based robot control. "Adaptive Behavior", 15, (2007), p.447-472.
  A.6 Bayindir L., Sahin E., A Review of Studies in Swarm Robotics. "Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences", 15, (2007), p.115-147.
  A.7 Turgut A.E., Celikkanat H., Gokce, F. and Sahin, E., Self-Organized Flocking in Mobile Robot Swarms. "Swarm Intelligence (Bu dergi henuz ikinci yilinda oldugu icin endekslerde degil.)", 2-4, (2008), p.97-120.
  A.8 Ugur E, Oztop E, Sahin E, Learning affordance relations in a mobile robot with limited manipulation capabilities (abstract). "Neuroscience Research", 65, (2009), p.S183-S183.
  A.9 Celikkanat H., and Sahin, E., Steering Self-organized Robot Flocks through Externally Guided Individuals. "Neural Computing and Applications", 19, (2010), p.849-865.
  A.10 Ugur E., and Sahin, E., Traversability: A Case Study for Learning and Perceiving Affordances in Robots.. "Adaptive Behavior", 18, (2010), p.258-284.
  A.11 Gokce, F., and Sahin, E., The pros and cons of flocking in the long-range "migration" of mobile robot swarms. "Theoretical Computer Science", 411, (2010), p.2140-2154.
  A.12 E. Ugur, E. Oztop, E. Sahin, "Goal emulation and planning in perceptual space using learned affordances". "Robotics and Autonomous Systems", 59, (2011), p.580-595.
  A.13 O. Yuruten, E. Sahin and S. Kalkan, The Learning of Adjectives and Nouns from Affordance and Appearance Features. "Adaptive Behavior", 21, (2013), p.437-451.
  A.14 Kalkan, Sinan, Nilgün Dag, Onur Yürüten, Anna M. Borghi, and Erol Şahin., Verb concepts from affordances. "Interaction Studies", 15, (2014), p.1-37.
  A.15 GÖKÇE FATİH,ÜÇOLUK GÖKTÜRK,ŞAHİN EROL,KALKAN SİNAN, Vision-Based Detection and Distance Estimation of MicroUnmanned Aerial Vehicles. "Sensors", 15, (2015), p.23805-23846.
  A.16 uğur emre,yukie nagai,ŞAHİN EROL,ÖZTOP ERHAN, Staged Development of Robot Skills: Behavior Formation, Affordance Learning and Imitation with Motionese. "IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development", 7, (2015), p.119-139.
 

Conference Papers

  A.1 Şahin, E. and Franks, N.R., Simulation of Nest Assessment Behavior by Ant Scouts. "ANTS 2002: From Ant Colonies to Artificial Ants, Third International Workshop on Ant Algorithms", (2002), p.274--281.
  A.2 Şahin, E. and Franks, N.R., Measurement of Space: From Ants to Robots. "WGW 2002: EPSRC/BBSRC International Workshop Biologically-Inspired Robotics: The Legacy of W. Grey W", (2002).
  A.3 Şahin E.,, Swarm-bot: Pattern Formation in a Swarm of Self-Assembling Mobile Robots. "IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics", (2002).
  A.4 Soysal O., Bahceci E., and Sahin E., PES: A system for parallelized fitness evaluation of evolutionary methods. "Proc. of the Eighteenth Int. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), LNCS", (2003), p.889-896.
  A.5 Trianni V.,Labella Th.H.,Gross R.,Sahin E.,Rasse Ph.,Deneubourg J.-L.,Dorigo M., Evolving Aggregation in a Robotics Swarm. "Advances in Artificial Life - Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Artificial Life, LNCS", (2003), p.865-874.
  A.6 S. Girgin, E. Sahin, Blind area measurement. "Intelligent Autonomous Systems 8", (2004), p.37-44.
  A.7 Onur Soysal and Erol Sahin, Probabilistic Aggregation Strategies in Swarm Robotic Systems. "Proc. of the IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium", (2005), p.325--332.
  A.8 Erkin Bahceci and Erol Sahin, Evolving Aggregation Behaviors for Swarm Robotic Systems: A Systematic Case Study. "Proc. of the IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium", (2005), p.333-340.
  A.9 Ugur, E. and Turgut, A.E. and Sahin, E., Dispersion of a swarm of robots based on realistic wireless intensity signals. "Computer and Information Sciences, 2007. ISCIS 2007. 22nd International International Symposium on", (2007), p.1-6.
  A.10 Ugur E., Dogar M.R., Cakmak M. and Sahin E., The learning and use of traversability affordance using range images on a mobile robot. "Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation", (2007), p.1721-1726.
  A.11 Cakmak M., Dogar M.R., Ugur E. and Sahin E., Affordances as a Framework for Robot Control. "Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics", 135, (2007), p.21-28.
  A.12 Dogar M.R., Cakmak M., Ugur E. and Sahin E., From Primitive Behaviors to Goal-Directed Behavior Using Affordances.. "Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2007. IROS 2007. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on", (2007), p.729--734.
  A.13 Ugur E., Dogar M.R., Cakmak M. and Sahin E., Curiosity-driven Learning of Traversability Affordance on a Mobile Robot. "Development and Learning, 2007. ICDL 2007. IEEE 6th International Conference on", (2007), p.13-18.
  A.14 Soysal O., Sahin E., A Macroscopic Model for Self-organized Aggregation in Swarm Robotic Systems. "Swarm Robotics: Second SAB 2006 International Workshop", 4433, (2007), p.27-42.
  A.15 I. Atil, N. Dag, S. Kalkan, E. Sahin, ffordances and Emergence of Concepts. "Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics", (2010).
  A.16 N. Dag, I. Atil, S. Kalkan, E. Sahin, Learning Affordances for Categorizing Objects and Their Properties. "Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2010 20th International Conference on", (2010), p.3089 - 3092.
  A.17 B. Akgun, D. Tunaoglu and E. Sahin, Action Recognition trough an action generation mechanism. "Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics", (2010).
  A.18 E. Ugur, E. Oztop, E. Sahin, "Going beyond the perception of affordances: Learning how to actualize them through behavioral parameters". "Proc. of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011)", (2011), p.4768 - 4773.
  A.19 E. Ugur, H. Celikkanat, E., Sahin, Y. Nagai, E. Oztop, "Learning to Grasp with Parental Scaffolding". "Proc. of HUMANOIDS'2011", (2011), p.480-486.
  A.20 Bozcuoglu, A.K., Sahin E, "Traversability on a simple humanoid: What did I just trip over?". "Proc. of HUMANOIDS'2011", (2011), p.701-706.
  A.21 E. Ugur, E. Sahin, E. Oztop, "Unsupervised Learning of Object Affordances for Planning in a Mobile Manipulation Platform". "Proc. of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011)", (2011), p.4312 - 4317.
  A.22 O. Yuruten, K.F. Uyanik, Y. Caliskan, A.K. Bozcuoglu, E. Sahin and S. Kalkan, Learning Adjectives and Nouns from Affordances on the iCub Humanoid Robot. "Proc. of From Animals to Animats 12. Lecture Notes in Computer Science,", 7426, (2012), p.330-340.
  A.23 M. Parlaktuna, D. Tunaoglu, E. Ugur, E. Sahin, Closed-loop primitives: A method to generate and recognize reaching actions from demonstration. "Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'2012)", (2012), p.2015-2020.
  A.24 F. Anelli, R. Nicoletti, S. Kalkan, E. Sahin and A. M. Borghi, Human and robotics hands grasping danger. "Proc. of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'2012)", (2012), p.1-8.
  A.25 E. Ugur, E. Oztop, E. Sahin, Self-discovery of motor primitives and learning grasp affordances. "Proc. of Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)", (2012), p.3260 - 3267.
  A.26 G. Orhan, S. Olgunsoylu, E. Sahin, S. Kalkan, Co-learning nouns and adjectives. "Proc of IEEE Third Joint Int. Conf. Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), 2013", (2013), p.1-6.
  A.27 Çelikkanat, H. ; Orhan, G. ; Pugeault, N. ; Guerin, F. ; Sahin, E. ; Kalka, Learning and using context on a humanoid robot using latent dirichlet allocation. "Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob), 2014 Joint IEEE International Confer", (2014), p.720 - 724.

Book and Chapter in a Book

  A.1 Erol Sahin, Swarm Robotics: From Sources of Inspiration to Domains of Application. "Swarm Robotics", 3342, (2005), p.11-20.
  A.2 E. Rome, L. Paletta, E. Sahin, G. Dorffner, J. Hertzberg, R. Breithaupt,...., The MACS project: An approach to affordance-based robot control. "Towards Affordance-based Robot Control", 4760, (2008), p.173-210.
  A.3 Sahin E., Girgin S., Bayindir L. and Turgut A.E., Swarm Robotics. "Swarm Intelligence - Introduction and Applications", (2008), p.87-100.

Publications (NATIONAL)

 

Conference Papers

  A.1 Hande Celikkanat, Ali Emre Turgut, Erol Sahin, Bugra Koku, Ogul Robot Sistemleri icin Basit Bir Goruntuleme Sistemi Tasarımı. " Proceedings of the National Automatic Control Symposium (TOK'2006)", (2006).
  A.2 Ali Emre Turgut, Maya Cakmak, Erol Sahin and Bugra Koku, Ogul-Robot Sistemleri icin Sinyallesme Sistemi Tasarimi. " Proceedings of the National Automatic Control Symposium (TOK'2006)", (2006).
  A.3 Turgut A.E., Gokce F., Celikkanat H., Bayındır L., Sahin E., Kobot: Sürü robot çalışmaları için tasarlanmış gezgin robot platformu. "Proc. of Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantisi (TOK'07)", (2007), s.259-264.
  A.4 Turgut A.E., Celikkanat H., Gokce, F. and Sahin, E., Self-Organized Flocking with a Mobile Robot Swarm. "Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (AAMAS'08)", (2008), s.39-46.
  A.5 Turgut A.E., Huepe, C, Celikkanat H., Gokce, F. and Sahin, E., Modelling Phase Transition in Self-Organized Mobile Robot Flocks. "Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence (A", 5217, (2008), s.108-119.
  A.6 Dogar M.R., Ugur E. Sahin, E. and Cakmak M., Using Learned Affordances for Robotic Behavior Development. "Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’08)", (2008), s.3802-3807.
  A.7 E. Ugur, E. Sahin, E. Oztop, Predicting future object states using learned affordances. "Proceedings of 24th Int. Symp. of Computer and Information Sciences", (2009), s.415-419.
  A.8 E. Sahin, S.T. Erdogan, Towards linking affordances with mirror/canonical neurons. "Proceedings of 24th Int. Symp. of Computer and Information Sciences", (2009), s.397-404.
  A.9 B. Akgun, N. Dag, T. Bilal, I. Atil, E. Sahin, Unsupervised Learning of Affordance Relations on a Humanoid Robot. "Proceedings of 24th Int. Symp. of Computer and Information Sciences", (2009), s.254-259.
  A.10 Gokce F. and Sahin, E., To flock or not to flock: Pros and cons of flocking in long-range "migration" of mobile robot swarms. "Proc. of The Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS'09)", (2009), s.65-72.
  A.11 Celikkanat H., Turgut A.E., and Sahin, E., Control of a Mobile Robot via Informed Robots.. "Proc. of 9th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS’08)", (2009), s.215-225.
  A.12 E. Ugur, E. Oztop, E. Sahin, Affordance learning from range data for multi-step planning. "Proc. of Ninth Int. Conf. on Epigenetic Robotics", 146, (2009), s.177-184.
  A.13 Bayindir L. and Sahin, E., Modeling Self-Organized Aggregation in Swarm Robotic Systems. "Proc. of the IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium (SIS'09)", (2009), s.88-95.
  A.14 Y. Caliskan, P. Duygulu and E. Sahin, Affordance Prediction of Hand Tools Using Interactive Perception. "Prof of Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU)", (2012), s.1-4.
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