Publications

Journal Papers
Ariyurek, S., Betin-Can, A., Surer, E. (2019) “Automated Video Game Testing Using Synthetic and Human-Like Agents”, IEEE Transactions on Games (accepted) | arXiv
Surer, E., İnci Türkben, C., Düzgün, H. Ş. (2019) “A Multifaceted Gaming Platform for Interactive Learning of Archaeology and Culture of Kültepe: Preliminary Results on the Gaming Prototype”, Subartu, Brepols Publishers (accepted) | Abstract
Tobler-Ammann*, B. C., Surer*, E., Knols, R. H., Borghese, N.A., de Bruin, E. D. (2017) “User Perspectives on Exergames Designed to Explore the Hemineglected Space for Stroke Patients With Visuospatial Neglect: Usability Study”, JMIR Serious Games 2017;5(3):e18.
DOI: 10.2196/games.8013 | Download (.pdf)
*: co-first authors
Tobler-Ammann, B. C., Surer, E., de Bruin, E. D., Rabuffetti, M., Borghese, N. A., Mainetti, R., Pirovano, M., Wittwer, L., Knols, R. H. (2017) “Exergames Encouraging Exploration of Hemineglected Space in Stroke Patients with Visuo-spatial Neglect: a Feasibility Study”, JMIR Serious Games 2017;5(3):e17.
DOI: 10.2196/games.7923 | Download (.pdf)
Pirovano, M., Surer, E., Mainetti, R., Lanzi, P.L., Borghese, N. A. (2016) “Exergaming and rehabilitation: a methodology for the design of effective and safe therapeutic exergames”, Entertainment Computing, 14, pp.55-65, 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.entcom.2015.10.002
Surer, E., Cereatti, A., Grosso, E., Della Croce, U. (2011) “A Markerless Estimation of the Ankle-Foot Complex 2D Kinematics during Stance”, Gait & Posture, Volume 33, Issue 4, Pages 532-537, 2011.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.01.003 | Download (.pdf)
arXiv
Ariyurek, S., Betin-Can, A., Surer, E. (2019) “Automated Video Game Testing Using Synthetic and Human-Like Agents,  arXiv: https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.00317v1 | Download (.pdf)
Arabacı, M.A., Özkan, F., Surer, E., Jančovič, P., Temizel, A. (2018) “Multi-modal Egocentric Activity Recognition using Audio-Visual Features”,  arXiv: https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.00612 | Download (.pdf)
Book Chapters
Kılıç, Ö. O., Akyol, M. A., Işık, O., Günel Kılıç, B., Aydınoğlu, A. U., Surer, E., Düzgün, H. Ş., Kalaycıoğlu, S., Taşkaya Temizel, T. (2019) “The Use of Big Mobile Data to Gain Multi-layered Insights for Syrian Refugee Crisis”. In: Salah A., Pentland A., Lepri B., Letouzé E. (eds) Guide to Mobile Data Analytics in Refugee Scenarios. Springer, Cham. | Download (.pdf)
Salah, A. A., Altuncu, M. T., Balcisoy, S., … , Sürer, E., Taskaya Temizel, T., Tümen, S., Uluturk, I. (2019) “Policy implications of the D4R Challenge. In: Salah A., Pentland A., Lepri B., Letouzé E. (eds) Guide to Mobile Data Analytics in Refugee Scenarios. Springer, Cham. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E. (2017) “Physical and Cognitive Training of Children with Down Syndrome Using Video Games”. In: Gaggi O., Manzoni P., Palazzi C., Bujari A., Marquez-Barja J. (eds) Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good. GOODTECHS 2016. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 195. Springer, Cham. | Abstract
Borghese, N. A., Lanzi, P. L., Mainetti, R., Pirovano, M., Surer, E. (2015) “Algorithms based on computational intelligence for autonomous physical rehabilitation at home”. In Advances in Neural Networks: Computational and Theoretical Issues (pp. 243-251). Springer International Publishing. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E. and Kose, A. (2011) “Methods and Technologies for Gait Analysis” in Computer Analysis of Human Behavior, Editors: Theo Gevers, Albert Ali Salah, Publisher: Springer 2011. | Download (.pdf)
Book
Surer, E. and Akarun, L. (2009) “Multimodal Biometric Verification & Identification Using Face & Hand Applications That Identify & Verify Legitimate Users”, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller AG & Co. KG, May 2009. | Download Book Cover (.pdf) | Amazon.com
International Conference and Workshop Proceedings/Abstracts
Mapelli, I.*, Karamurat, C.*, Gemici, H. C.*, Erdal, Y. S., Somel M., Özer, F., Atakuman, Ç.**, Surer, E.** (2020) “Combining Material Culture Data with Ancient DNA: A Multimodal Computational Framework for Digital Archaeology“, accepted to 12th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (12th ICAANE), Bologna, Italy.
Sezer, S. and Surer, E. (2019) “Information Augmentation for Human Activity Recognition and Fall Detection using Empirical Mode Decomposition on Smartphone Data“, 6th International Conference on Movement and Computing (MOCO’19), Arizona, USA. | Download (.pdf)
Afacan, Y. and Surer, E. (2019) “Modeling a User-Oriented Ontology on Accessible Homes for Supporting Activities of Daily Living (ADL) in Healthy Aging”, accepted to 5th EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good (GOODTECHS 2019), Valencia, Spain. Download (.pdf)
Surer, E. (2019) “Developing a Computational Framework to Fuse Material Culture with Ancient DNA”, 41st International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and Archaeometry. Diyarbakır, Turkey.
Surer, E., Atalay, T. B., Demirkan, D. Ç., Düzgün, H. Ş.  (2019) “Serious Gaming in CBRNe Domain: A Survey on User Expectations, Concerns and Suggestions”, 3rd International Conference CBRNE – Research & Innovation, Nantes, France. | Download (.pdf)
Ergun, O., Akin, S., Gursel Dino, I., Surer, E. (2019) “Architectural Design in Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality Environments: A Comparative Analysis”, 2019 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR), Osaka, Japan. | Download (.pdf)
Akin, S., Ergun, O., Gursel Dino, I., Surer, E. (2019) “Improving Visual Design Perception by Integrated Mixed Reality Environment for Performative Architecture”, accepted to 7th eCAADe Regional International Symposium, Aalborg, Denmark. | Download (.pdf)
Kılıç, Ö. O., Akyol, M. A., Işık, O., Günel Kılıç, B., Aydınoğlu, A. U., Surer, E., Düzgün, H. Ş., Kalaycıoğlu, S., Taşkaya Temizel, T. (2019) “Data Analytics without Borders: Multi-Layered Insights for Syrian Refugee Crisis”, Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge Workshop. | Download (.pdf)
Bozlak, E., Acar, A. C., Surer, E. (2019) “Cross-Cultural Audiences and Their Perceptions of Music in a Biological Context: Transforming “Music Within” Art Installation into a Cross-Cultural Interface”, International “Music and Sciences” Symposium, pp.57, 17-19 April 2019, Istanbul, Turkey.  | Download (.pdf)
Akin, S., Ergun, O., Surer, E., Dino, I. G. (2018) “An Immersive Design Environment for Performance-based Architectural Design: A BIM-based Approach”,  In Proceedings of the 4th EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good, pp. 306-307. ACM, 2018. | Download (.pdf)
Bozlak, E., Acar, A. C., Surer, E. (2018) “Design and Evaluation of an Interactive Art Installation to Introduce ‘de novo’ Mutations to Different Audiences: “Music Within” Project”,In Proceedings of the 4th EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good, pp. 82-87. ACM, 2018. | Download (.pdf)
Inci, C., Surer, E., Duzgun, S. (2017) “A Multifaceted Gaming Platform for Interactive Learning of Archaeology and Culture of Kültepe”, Kültepe International Meeting III, p. 2, 4-7 August 2017, Kayseri, Turkey. | Abstract
Özkan, F., Arabacı, M. A., Surer, E., Temizel, A. (2017) “Boosted Multiple Kernel Learning for First-Person Activity Recognition”, 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), IEEE, 2017 (available on arXiv:1702.06799) | EUSIPCO 2017 Poster (.pdf)
Surer, E. (2016) “A Video Game-Based Physical and Cognitive Training Platform for Children with Down Syndrome”, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Games for Health Europe Conference (GFHEU), p.24, 2016.
Bilu, H., Surer, E., Çınar, O., Karagöz, P. (2016) “A Gamified Mobile Platform for Teaching First Aid Techniques in Military Techniques”, 37th HFM Business Meeting, Romania.
Sungur, A. K. and Surer, E. (2016) “Voluntary Behavior on Cortical Learning Algorithm Based Agents”, IEEE Computational Intelligence & Games 2016 (CIG’16), Santorini, Greece, 20-23 September 2016. | Download (.pdf)
Cereatti, A., Surer, E., Evangelisti, M.A., Manunta, L., Paolini, G., Della Croce, U. (2015) “A Canine Gait Analysis Protocol for the Analysis of the Back Movement: Assessment of Kinematic and Kinetic Variables in German Shepherd Dogs”, 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB 2015), Glasgow, UK, 12-16 July 2015.  | Download (.pdf)
Borghese, N. A., Lanzi, P. L., Mainetti, R., Pirovano, M., Surer, E. (2014) “Algorithms based on computational intelligence for autonomous physical rehabilitation at home”, 24th Italian Workshop on Neural Networks (WIRN 2014), Salerno, Italy, 15-16 May 2014.
Surer, E., Cereatti, A., Della Croce, U. (2012) “Assessment of Lower Limb Joint Kinematics using a 2-D Hybrid Markerless Approach applied to a Video Camcorder Acquisition”, XII International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement (3DHMA’12), Bologna, Italy, 18-20 July 2012. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Cereatti, A., Della Croce, U. (2012) “2-D Lower Limb Joint Kinematics using a Hybrid Markerless Approach applied to Video Camcorder Acquisitions”, Third Congress of GNB (GNB’2012), Rome, Italy, 26-29 June 2012. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Evangelisti, M. A., Manunta, M. L., Cereatti, A. (2012) “Reliability of a Novel Canine Gait Analysis Protocol in German Shepherd Dogs”, 13th Congress of SIAMOC, 2012, Location: Bellaria/Italy. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Evangelisti, M. A., Manunta, M. L., Cereatti, A. (2012“A Canine Gait Analysis Protocol for the Assessment of Lumbosacral Stenosis”, 13th Congress of SIAMOC, 2012, Location: Bellaria/Italy. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Kasi, P., Cereatti, A., Bonato, P., Della Croce, U. (2011) “A Hybrid Markerless Approach for 2D Gait Analysis: Application to Gait of Children with Cerebral Palsy”, 23rd Congress of International Society of Biomechanics (ISB 2011), Brussels, Belgium, 3-7 July 2011. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Kasi, P., Cereatti, A., Bonato, P., Della Croce, U. (2011) “2-D gait analysis of children with cerebral palsy using segmental markers and a markerless approach”, Gait & Posture, 33, S25-S26. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Kasi, P., Cereatti, A., Bonato, P., Della Croce, U. (2010) “Measurement of Knee Flexion/Extension Using a 2-D Markerless Technique”, Second Congress of GNB (GNB’2010), Turin, Italy, 8-10 July 2010.  | Download (.pdf)
 
Surer, E., Grosso, E., & Della Croce, U. (2009) “Shank–foot complex 2-D kinematics during stance using markerless segmentation and body-segment anatomical axes identification”, Gait & Posture, 29, e11-e12. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Cereatti, A., Della Croce, U., Grosso, E. (2009) “Evaluation of 2D joint kinematics during stance using markerless shank and foot segmentation, modelling and tracking”, Gait & Posture, 30, S15-S16. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Cereatti, A., Della Croce, U., Grosso, E. (2009) “Wearing socks does not affect markerless estimation of ankle and foot kinematics”, Gait & Posture, 30, S52. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Grosso, E., Della Croce, U. (2008) “2-D Kinematics of the Shank and Foot Complex during Stance using Markerless Segmentation and Body-Segment Anatomical Axes Identification”, Proc. of 10th International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, Santpoort, Netherlands, 28-31 October 2008. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Grosso, E., Della Croce, U. (2008) “Markerless Shank and Foot Segmentation and Skeletonization for Lower Limb 2-D Movement Analysis During the Stance Phase in Gait”, First Congress of GNB (GNB’2008), Pisa, Italy, 3-5 July 2008.  | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E. and Akarun, L. (2007) “Multimodal Biometric Verification and Identification Using Face and Hand”, 22nd International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS’2007), 2007, Location: Ankara/Turkey.  | Download (.pdf)
National Conference and Workshop Proceedings/Abstracts
Genç, Ş. and Surer, E. (2019) “Detecting “Clickbait” News on Social Media Using Machine Learning Algorithms”, 27th IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), IEEE, 2019.  | Download (.pdf)
Kanmaz, M. and Surer, E. (2019) “Positive or Negative? A semantic orientation of financial news”, 27th IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), IEEE, 2019.  | Download (.pdf)
Cura, B. F. and Surer, E. (2019) “Scene Classification: A Comprehensive Study Combining Local and Global Descriptors”, 27th IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), IEEE, 2019.  | Download (.pdf)
Özkan, F., Surer, E., Temizel, A. (2018) “Ranking Based Boosted Multiple Kernel Learning For Activity Recognition on First-Person Videos”, 26th IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), IEEE, 2018. | Download (.pdf)
Yılmaz, G., Surer, E., Temizel, A. (2017) “Acceleration of Line of Sight Analysis Algorithms with Parallel Programming” 7. Ulusal Savunma Uygulamaları Modelleme ve Simülasyon Konferansı (USMOS 2017), Ankara, Turkey, 21-23 November 2017. | Abstract
Erdoğan, H., Acar, Y. A., Cinar, O., Surer, E., Karagoz, P. (2017) “Game-Based Mobile Platform to Instruct First-Aid Techniques”, 7. Ulusal Savunma Uygulamaları Modelleme ve Simülasyon Konferansı (USMOS 2017), Ankara, Turkey, 21-23 November 2017| Abstract
Sürer, E. (2016) “Video-games based framework designed for the cognitive rehabilitation of children with Down Syndrome”, 24th Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), IEEE, 2016. | Download (.pdf)
Surer, E., Pirovano, M., Mainetti, R., Tatti, F., Baud-Bovy, G., Borghese, N.A. (2014) “Video-Games Based Neglect Rehabilitation Using Haptics”, 22nd IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), 2014. | Download (.pdf)
Project Proposals and Other Publications
Akyol, M. A., Kılıç, Ö. O., Taşkaya-Temizel, T., Aydınoğlu, A. U, Surer, E. (2019) “Sosyal Fayda için Büyük Veri Analizi: Suriyeli Mülteciler için Bir Durum Çalışması”, TSE Standard Dergisi, pp. 34-41.
Surer, E. (2019) “Developing a Scenario-Based Video Game Generation Framework for Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality Environments”, the 15th Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces – eNTERFACE 2019. | ResearchGate| eNTERFACE (.pdf)