Edgar J Lobaton

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4056-8309

Wearable Technologies, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Robotics

Dr. Lobaton received the B.S. degree in mathematics and the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Seattle University in 2004. He completed his Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. Dr. Lobaton joined the department in 2011. His research focuses on the development of pattern recognition, estimation theory, and statistical and topological-data-analysis tools applied to wearable health monitoring, robotics and computer vision. He was awarded the NSF CAREER Award in 2016. Prior to joining NCSU, he was awarded the 2009 Computer Innovation Fellows post-doctoral fellowship award and conducted research in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was also engaged in research at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in 2005 and 2009.

Works (92)

Updated: February 15th, 2024 05:01

2023 journal article

An Overview of and Advances in Modeling and Interoperability of Deep Neural Sleep Staging

Physiologia.

By: R. Soleimani n, J. Barahona n, Y. Chen n, A. Bozkurt n, M. Daniele n, V. Pozdin*, E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 1, 2024

2023 article

Conformal Micropatterned Organic-Metal Electrodes for Physiological Recording

2023 IEEE SENSORS.

By: K. Queener n, P. Ahmmed n, M. Victorio*, J. Twiddy n, A. Dehn n, A. Brewer n, E. Lobaton n, A. Bozkurt n, V. Pozdin*, M. Daniele n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: conformal electrodes; biopotential recording; microfabrication; photolithography; PEDOT:PSS
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 1, 2024

2023 journal article

Rapid Drought Stress Detection in Plants Using Bioimpedance Measurements and Analysis

IEEE Transactions on AgriFood Electronics.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: December 12, 2023

2023 journal article

Robust Cough Detection With Out-of-Distribution Detection

IEEE JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS, 27(7), 3210–3221.

By: Y. Chen n, P. Attri n, J. Barahona n, M. Hernandez*, D. Carpenter*, A. Bozkurt n, E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Cough detection; audio classification; out-of-distribution; bio-signal processing; machine learning
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: April 6, 2023

2023 journal article

Towards rapid weight assessment of finishing pigs using a handheld, mobile RGB-D camera

BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING, 226, 155–168.

By: A. Nguyen n, J. Holt n, M. Knauer n, V. Abner n, E. Lobaton n & S. Young n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Precision livestock farming; Deep learning; Weight prediction; Depth imaging
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 22, 2023

2023 chapter

Wearable Cyberphysical Systems for Biomedicine

In Encyclopedia of Sensors and Biosensors (pp. 63–85).

By: T. Latif n, J. Dieffenderfer n, R. Silva n, E. Lobaton n & A. Bozkurt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2022 article

Efficient imaging and computer vision detection of two cell shapes in young cotton fibers

Graham, B. P., Park, J., Billings, G. T., Hulse-Kemp, A. M., Haigler, C. H., & Lobaton, E. (2022, November 26). APPLICATIONS IN PLANT SCIENCES, Vol. 11.

By: B. Graham n, J. Park n, G. Billings n, A. Hulse-Kemp n, C. Haigler n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: cotton diversity; fiber morphogenesis; Gossypium barbadense; Gossypium hirsutum; light microscopy; machine learning
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 28, 2022

2022 journal article

Enhancing Inference on Physiological and Kinematic Periodic Signals via Phase-Based Interpretability and Multi-Task Learning

INFORMATION, 13(7).

By: R. Soleimani n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: multi-task learning; interpretability; synthetic signal generation; physiological signals; periodic signals; ECG; IMU; deep learning; forecasting; classification
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 8, 2022

2022 journal article

Forabot: Automated Planktic Foraminifera Isolation and Imaging

GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, 23(12).

By: T. Richmond n, J. Cole n, G. Dangler n, M. Daniele n, T. Marchitto* & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: foraminifera; automation; classification
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 10, 2023

2022 journal article

Fusion of Human Gaze and Machine Vision for Predicting Intended Locomotion Mode

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 30, 1103–1112.

By: M. Li n, B. Zhong n, E. Lobaton n & H. Huang n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: M. Li n, B. Zhong n, E. Lobaton n & H. Huang n

author keywords: Wearable robots; Feature extraction; Point cloud compression; Machine vision; Cameras; Legged locomotion; Visualization; Human gaze; machine vision; intent recognition; wearable robot; deep learning
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Humans; Intention; Locomotion; Lower Extremity; Walking
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 4, 2022

2022 journal article

Improving Performance and Quantifying Uncertainty of Body-Rocking Detection Using Bayesian Neural Networks

Information, 13(7), 338.

By: R. da Silva n, B. Zhong n, Y. Chen n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Bayesian Neural Networks; uncertainty quantification; stereotypical motor movement; body rocking
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 13, 2022

2022 article

Real-Time Monitoring of Plant Stalk Growth Using a Flexible Printed Circuit Board Sensor

2022 IEEE SENSORS.

By: J. Twiddy n, M. Taggart n, J. Reynolds n, C. Sharkey n, T. Rufty n, E. Lobaton n, A. Bozkurt n, M. Daniele n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Plant growth; circumferential sensor; mechanical sensing; multiplexer; crop monitoring; maize; electrode array
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 27, 2023

2022 journal article

Reliable Vision-Based Grasping Target Recognition for Upper Limb Prostheses

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CYBERNETICS, 52(3), 1750–1762.

By: B. Zhong n, H. Huang n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: B. Zhong n, H. Huang n & E. Lobaton n

author keywords: Grasping; Uncertainty; Prosthetics; Task analysis; Target recognition; Bayes methods; Prediction algorithms; Bayesian deep learning (BDL); grasping strategy; reliable computer vision; upper limb prosthesis
MeSH headings : Arm; Artificial Limbs; Bayes Theorem; Hand Strength; Humans; Robotics; Upper Extremity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 11, 2020

2022 journal article

Static posturography as a novel measure of the effects of aging on postural control in dogs

PLOS ONE, 17(7).

By: A. Mondino n, G. Wagner n, K. Russell n, E. Lobaton n, E. Griffith n, M. Gruen n, B. Lascelles n, N. Olby n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): R. Evans

MeSH headings : Acceleration; Aging; Animals; Arthralgia; Dogs; Postural Balance; Reproducibility of Results
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 12, 2022

2021 journal article

Computer vision approach to characterize size and shape phenotypes of horticultural crops using high-throughput imagery

Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 182, 106011.

By: S. Haque n, E. Lobaton n, N. Nelson n, G. Yencho n, K. Pecota n, R. Mierop n, M. Kudenov n, M. Boyette n, C. Williams n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: S. Haque n, E. Lobaton n, N. Nelson n, G. Yencho n, K. Pecota n, R. Mierop n, M. Kudenov n, M. Boyette n, C. Williams n

author keywords: Crop phenotyping; Machine learning; Computer vision
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: March 18, 2021

2021 article

Efficient Environmental Context Prediction for Lower Limb Prostheses

Zhong, B., Silva, R. L., Tran, M., Huang, H., & Lobaton, E. (2021, June 7). IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS MAN CYBERNETICS-SYSTEMS, Vol. 52.

By: B. Zhong n, R. Silva n, M. Tran n, H. Huang n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: B. Zhong n, R. Silva n, M. Tran n, H. Huang n & E. Lobaton n

author keywords: Cameras; Wearable robots; Uncertainty; Neural networks; Real-time systems; Sensors; Hardware; Bayesian neural network (BNN); efficient deep learning system; environmental context prediction; prostheses; uncertainty quantification
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Enhancing the morphological segmentation of microscopic fossils through Localized Topology-Aware Edge Detection

AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS, 45(5), 709–723.

By: Q. Ge n, T. Richmond n, B. Zhong n, T. Marchitto* & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Edge detection; Topological structure; Morphological segmentation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 30, 2020

2021 journal article

Environmental Context Prediction for Lower Limb Prostheses With Uncertainty Quantification

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, 18(2), 458–470.

By: B. Zhong n, R. Silva n, M. Li n, H. Huang n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: B. Zhong n, R. Silva n, M. Li n, H. Huang n & E. Lobaton n

author keywords: Uncertainty; Neural networks; Bayes methods; Measurement uncertainty; Cameras; Microsoft Windows; Bayesian neural network (BNN); environmental context prediction; prosthesis; uncertainty quantification
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 28, 2020

2021 review

Fashion Recommendation Systems, Models and Methods: A Review

[Review of ]. INFORMATICS-BASEL, 8(3).

By: S. Chakraborty n, M. Hoque*, N. Jeem*, M. Biswas n, D. Bardhan n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: Bangladesh 🇧🇩 Canada 🇨🇦 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: fashion recommendation system; e-commerce; filtering techniques; algorithmic models; performance
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 27, 2021

2021 article

Investigating the Relationship between Cough Detection and Sampling Frequency for Wearable Devices

2021 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE & BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC), pp. 7103–7107.

By: M. Abdelkhalek n, J. Qiu n, M. Hernandez*, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Cough / diagnosis; Humans; Neural Networks, Computer; Reproducibility of Results; Wearable Electronic Devices
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 25, 2022

2021 article

Simultaneous Localization of Biobotic Insects using Inertial Data and Encounter Information

2021 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE & BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC), pp. 4649–4653.

By: J. Cole n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Cockroaches; Disasters; Insecta; Locomotion
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 25, 2022

2021 journal article

Toward Automated Analysis of Fetal Phonocardiograms: Comparing Heartbeat Detection from Fetal Doppler and Digital Stethoscope Signals

2021 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 975–979.

By: Y. Chen n, M. Wilkins n, J. Barahona n, A. Rosenbaum n, M. Daniele n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Event: 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC) at Mexico on November 1-5, 2021

MeSH headings : Female; Fetal Monitoring; Heart Rate; Humans; Neural Networks, Computer; Pregnancy; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted; Stethoscopes
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 25, 2022

2021 article

Towards Continuous Plant Bioimpedance Fitting and Parameter Estimation

2021 IEEE SENSORS.

By: D. Martin n, J. Reynolds n, M. Daniele n, E. Lobaton n & A. Bozkurt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: bioimpedance parameter extraction; equivalent circuit modelling; precision agriculture; cyberphysical systems
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 28, 2022

2020 journal article

A Pipeline for Adaptive Filtering and Transformation of Noisy Left-Arm ECG to Its Surrogate Chest Signal

Electronics, 9(5), 866.

co-author countries: Türkiye 🇹🇷 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: adaptive filtering; wearable ECE armband; filter optimization; left-arm ECG; single-lead ECG; ECG transformation
Source: ORCID
Added: May 28, 2020

2020 journal article

An integrated UGV-UAV system for construction site data collection

Automation in Construction, 112, 103068.

By: K. Asadi n, A. Suresh n, A. Ender n, S. Gotad n, S. Maniyar n, S. Anand n, M. Noghabaei n, K. Han n, E. Lobaton n, T. Wu n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Asadi n, A. Kalkunte Suresh n, A. Ender n, S. Gotad n, S. Maniyar n, S. Anand n, M. Noghabaei n, K. Han n, E. Lobaton n, T. Wu n

Source: ORCID
Added: April 18, 2020

2020 journal article

Drought Stress Detection Using Low-Cost Computer Vision Systems and Machine Learning Techniques

IT Professional, 22(3), 27–29.

By: P. Ramos-Giraldo n, C. Reberg-Horton n, A. Locke*, S. Mirsky* & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Agriculture; Stress; Machine learning; Computer vision; Loss measurement; Stress measurement; Cameras
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: June 22, 2020

2020 conference paper

Feasibility Study of Water Stress Detection in Plants using a High-Throughput Low-Cost System

2020 IEEE SENSORS.

By: R. Silva n, N. Starliper n, D. Bhosale n, M. Taggart n, R. Ranganath n, T. Sarje n, M. Daniele n, A. Bozkurt n, T. Rufty n, E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2020 journal article

Localization of Biobotic Insects Using Low-Cost Inertial Measurement Units

SENSORS, 20(16).

By: J. Cole n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: biobots; cyborg insects; inertial navigation; machine learning
MeSH headings : Animals; Cockroaches; Disasters; Insecta; Locomotion; Robotics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 28, 2020

2020 article proceedings

Low-cost Smart Camera System for Water Stress Detection in Crops

Presented at the 2020 IEEE SENSORS.

By: P. Ramos-Giraldo n, S. Reberg-Horton n, S. Mirsky*, E. Lobaton n, A. Locke*, E. Henriquez n, A. Zuniga n, A. Minin n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Event: 2020 IEEE SENSORS

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 10, 2023

2020 conference paper

Preliminary Assessment of Human Biological Responses to Low-level Ozone

2020 IEEE SENSORS.

By: T. Latif n, L. Gonzalez n, J. Dieffenderfer n, Y. Liao*, M. Hernandez*, V. Misra n, E. Lobaton n, A. Bozkurt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2019 conference paper

A Feasibility Study of a Wearable Real-Time Notification System for Self-Awareness of Body-Rocking Behavior

2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).

By: R. Silva n, E. Stone & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Awareness; Computer Systems; Feasibility Studies; Humans; Stereotypic Movement Disorder / diagnosis; Wearable Electronic Devices
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2019 journal article

Activity-Aware Wearable System for Power-Efficient Prediction of Physiological Responses

SENSORS, 19(3).

By: N. Starliper n, F. Mohammadzadeh n, T. Songkakul n, M. Hernandez*, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: wearable health; physiological prediction; activity clustering; multi-modal data; Body Sensor Networks; sensor selection; power efficient sensing
MeSH headings : Accelerometry / statistics & numerical data; Actigraphy / instrumentation; Cluster Analysis; Electric Power Supplies / economics; Humans; Telemedicine / economics; Wearable Electronic Devices / economics; Wearable Electronic Devices / standards
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 18, 2019

2019 journal article

Automated species-level identification of planktic foraminifera using convolutional neural networks, with comparison to human performance

MARINE MICROPALEONTOLOGY, 147, 16–24.

By: R. Mitra*, T. Marchitto*, Q. Ge n, B. Zhong n, B. Kanakiya n, M. Cook*, J. Fehrenbacher*, J. Ortiz*, A. Tripati*, E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Foraminifera; Identification; Automation; Artificial intelligence; Neural network
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 15, 2019

2019 conference paper

Gaze Fixation Comparisons Between Amputees and Able-bodied Individuals in Approaching Stairs and Level-ground Transitions: A Pilot Study

2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 3163–3166.

By: M. Li n, B. Zhong n, Z. Liu n, I. Lee n, B. Fylstra n, E. Lobaton n, H. Huang n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: M. Li n, B. Zhong n, Z. Liu n, I. Lee n, B. Fylstra n, E. Lobaton n, H. Huang n

Event: 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC)

MeSH headings : Amputees; Artificial Limbs; Biomechanical Phenomena; Eye Movement Measurements / instrumentation; Fixation, Ocular; Gait; Humans; Pilot Projects
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 13, 2020

2019 journal article

LNSNet: Lightweight Navigable Space Segmentation for Autonomous Robots on Construction Sites

Data, 4(1), 40.

By: K. Asadi n, P. Chen*, K. Han n, T. Wu n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: efficient real-time segmentation; embedded platform; autonomous navigation in construction; autonomous data collection
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 18, 2019

2019 conference paper

Real-Time Scene Segmentation Using a Light Deep Neural Network Architecture for Autonomous Robot Navigation on Construction Sites

Computing in Civil Engineering 2019.

By: K. Asadi n, P. Chen*, K. Han n, T. Wu n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: May 19, 2020

2019 conference paper

Signal Quality for RR Interval Prediction on Wearable Sensors

2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).

By: L. Gonzalez n, T. Paniagua n, N. Starliper n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Adult; Artifacts; Electrocardiography; Heart Rate; Humans; Male; Signal-To-Noise Ratio; Wearable Electronic Devices
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2019 conference paper

Vision-Based Obstacle Removal System for Autonomous Ground Vehicles Using a Robotic Arm

Computing in Civil Engineering 2019.

By: K. Asadi n, R. Jain*, Z. Qin*, M. Sun*, M. Noghabaei n, J. Cole n, K. Han n, E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 India 🇮🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: May 19, 2020

2018 conference paper

A Framework for Physiological Response Prediction with Joint Activity State optimization

2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).

By: L. Gonzalez n, B. Zhong n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Activities of Daily Living; Exercise; Heart Rate; Humans; Linear Models; Respiratory Rate
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2018 conference paper

Building an Integrated Mobile Robotic System for Real-Time Applications in Construction

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC).

By: K. Asadi, H. Ramshankar, H. Pullagurla, A. Bhandare, S. Shanbhag, P. Mehta, S. Kundu, K. Han*, E. Lobaton*, T. Wu

Source: ORCID
Added: December 16, 2018

2018 conference paper

Prediction of Physiological Response over Varying Forecast Lengths with a Wearable Health Monitoring Platform

2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).

By: F. Mohammadzadeh n, C. Nam n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Heart Rate; Humans; Regression Analysis; Respiratory Rate; Support Vector Machine; Wearable Electronic Devices
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2018 journal article

Vision-based integrated mobile robotic system for real-time applications in construction

Automation in Construction, 96, 470–482.

By: K. Asadi n, H. Ramshankar n, H. Pullagurla n, A. Bhandare n, S. Shanbhag n, P. Mehta n, S. Kundu n, K. Han n, E. Lobaton n, T. Wu n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Real-time integrated robotics; Machine vision; SLAM; Context awareness
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2018

2018 conference paper

Visual Terrain Identification and Surface Inclination Estimation for Improving Human Locomotion with a Lower-Limb Prosthetic

2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2018-July, 1817–1820.

By: J. Diaz, R. da Silva n, B. Zhong n, H. Huang* & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: J. Diaz, R. Da Silva n, B. Zhong n, H. Huang* & E. Lobaton n

Event: 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

MeSH headings : Amputees; Artificial Limbs; Humans; Locomotion; Lower Extremity
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 14, 2020

2017 conference paper

A comparative study of image classification algorithms for Foraminifera identification

2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), 3199–3206.

By: B. Zhong n, Q. Ge n, B. Kanakiya n, R. Mitra*, T. Marchitto & E. Lobaton*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

A framework for mapping with biobotic insect networks: From local to global maps

Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 88, 79–96.

By: A. Dirafzoon n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

A study on motion mode identification for cyborg roaches

2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

By: J. Cole n, F. Mohammadzadeh n, C. Bollinger n, T. Latif n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2017 journal article

Activity-Aware Physiological Response Prediction Using Wearable Sensors

Inventions, 2(4), 32.

By: N. Lokare n, B. Zhong n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: time series analysis; physiological parameter forecasting; cluster analysis; multi-modal data
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: June 15, 2019

2017 conference paper

Biobotic motion and behavior analysis in response to directional neurostimulation

2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

By: A. Dirafzoon n, T. Latif n, F. Gong n, M. Sichitiu n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2017 conference paper

Coarse-to-fine foraminifera image segmentation through 3D and deep features

2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI).

By: Q. Ge n, B. Zhong n, B. Kanakiya n, R. Mitra*, T. Marchitto* & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

Emotion recognition with facial expressions and physiological signals

2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), 1170–1177.

By: B. Zhong*, Z. Qin n, S. Yang, J. Chen, N. Mudrick*, M. Taub*, R. Azevedo*, E. Lobaton*

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

Energy-efficient activity recognition via multiple time-scale analysis

2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), 1466–1472.

By: N. Lokare n, S. Samadi n, B. Zhong n, L. Gonzalez n, F. Mohammadzadeh n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Geometric Learning and Topological Inference With Biobotic Networks

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL AND INFORMATION PROCESSING OVER NETWORKS, 3(1), 200–215.

By: A. Dirafzoon n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Biobotic insects; emergency response; estimation; manifold learning; mapping; topological pattern recognition
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

Obstacle detection in outdoor scenes based on multi-valued stereo disparity maps

2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI).

By: Q. Ge n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

Robust trajectory-based density estimation for geometric structure recovery

2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 1210–1214.

By: T. Richmond n, N. Lokare n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

Speed estimation based on gait analysis for biobotic agents

2017 IEEE SENSORS.

By: J. Cole n, T. Agcayazi n, T. Latif n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2016 journal article

A Biobotic Distributed Sensor Network for Under-Rubble Search and Rescue

COMPUTER, 49(5), 38–46.

By: A. Bozkurt n, E. Lobaton n & M. Sichitiu n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

A LAG FUNCTIONAL LINEAR MODEL FOR PREDICTION OF MAGNETIZATION TRANSFER RATIO IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS LESIONS

Annals of Applied Statistics, 10(4), 2325–2348.

By: G. Pomann, A. Staicu*, E. Lobaton*, A. Mejia, B. Dewey, D. Reich, E. Sweeney, R. Shinohara

author keywords: Functional data analysis; functional linear model; magnetization transfer ratio; image analysis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 conference paper

Action classification from motion capture data using topological data analysis

2016 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

By: A. Dirafzoon n, N. Lokare n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2016 conference paper

Characterization of RSS variability for biobot localization using 802.15.4 radios

2016 ieee topical conference on wireless sensors and sensor networks (wisnet), 1–3.

By: H. Xiong n, T. Latif n, E. Lobaton n, A. Bozkurt n & M. Sichitiu n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 conference paper

Comparing wearable devices with wet and textile electrodes for activity recognition

2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 3539–3542.

By: N. Lokare n, L. Gonzalez n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Artifacts; Electrocardiography / instrumentation; Electrocardiography / methods; Electrodes; Equipment Design; Humans; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Principal Component Analysis; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted; Textiles
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 article

Consensus-Based Image Segmentation via Topological Persistence

PROCEEDINGS OF 29TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION AND PATTERN RECOGNITION WORKSHOPS, (CVPRW 2016), pp. 1050–1057.

By: Q. Ge n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 conference paper

Hierarchical activity clustering analysis for robust graphical structure recovery

2016 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

By: N. Lokare n, D. Benavides n, S. Juneja n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2016 conference paper

Preliminary statistical assessment towards characterization of biobotic control

2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2184–2187.

By: T. Latif n, M. Yang n, E. Lobaton n & A. Bozkurt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Behavior, Animal; Bionics; Cockroaches / physiology; Electric Stimulation; Robotics
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Biobotic Insect Sensor Networks for Search and Rescue

Journal of Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center, 2(2).

By: A. Bozkurt, E. Lobaton & M. Sichitiu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: July 10, 2019

2015 conference paper

Exploration and topological mapping with Hexbugs

Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks.

By: A. Dirafzoon n, E. Lobaton n & A. Bozkurt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Topological Mapping; Swram Robotics; Cyborg Insect Networks
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2015 article

Non-Rigid Image Registration under Non-Deterministic Deformation Bounds

(E. Romero & N. Lepore, Eds.). 10TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS, Vol. 9287.

By: Q. Ge n, N. Lokare n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): E. Romero & N. Lepore

author keywords: Non-rigid image registration; Lipschitz deformation; Uncertainty quantification
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 conference paper

Robust multi-target tracking in outdoor traffic scenarios via persistence topology based robust motion segmentation

2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), 805–809.

By: S. Chattopadhyay n, Q. Ge n, C. Wei n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 article

Biobotic Insect Swarm based Sensor Networks for Search and Rescue

(I. Kadar, Ed.). SIGNAL PROCESSING, SENSOR/INFORMATION FUSION, AND TARGET RECOGNITION XXIII, Vol. 9091.

By: A. Bozkurt n, E. Lobaton n, M. Sichitiu n, T. Hedrick*, T. Latif n, A. Dirafzoon n, E. Whitmire n, A. Verderber n ...

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): I. Kadar

author keywords: Insect biobots; Seach and rescue; Neural engineering; Swarm robotics; Topological mapping; Sensor networks
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 conference paper

Manifold learning approach to curve identification with applications to footprint segmentation

2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia, Signal and Vision Processing (CIMSIVP).

By: N. Lokare n, Q. Ge n, W. Snyder n, Z. Jewell, S. Allibhai & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2014 conference paper

Mapping of unknown environments using minimal sensing from a stochastic swarm

2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 3842–3849.

By: A. Dirafzoon*, J. Betthauser*, J. Schornick*, D. Benavides* & E. Lobaton*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 conference paper

Poster abstract: Cyborg-insect networks for mapping of unknown environments

2014 acm/ieee international conference on cyber-physical systems (iccps), 216–216.

By: A. Dirafzoon n, J. Bethhauser n, J. Schornick n, J. Cole n, A. Bozkurt n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 conference paper

Robust obstacle segmentation based on topological persistence in outdoor traffic scenes

2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems (CIVTS).

By: C. Wei n, Q. Ge n, S. Chattopadhyay n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2014 conference paper

WolfBot: A distributed mobile sensing platform for research and education

Proceedings of the 2014 Zone 1 Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education.

By: J. Betthauser n, D. Benavides n, J. Schornick n, N. O'Hara n, J. Patel, J. Cole n, E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A Low-Bandwidth Camera Sensor Platform with Applications in Smart Camera Networks

ACM TRANSACTIONS ON SENSOR NETWORKS, 9(2).

By: P. Chen*, K. Hong*, N. Naikal*, S. Sastry*, D. Tygar*, P. Yan*, A. Yang*, L. Chang* ...

co-author countries: Korea (Republic of) 🇰🇷 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Algorithms; Wireless Sensor Networks; Camera Sensor Architecture
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Continuous shape estimation of continuum robots using X-ray images

2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 725–732.

By: E. Lobaton n, J. Fu*, L. Torres* & R. Alterovitz*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Topological mapping of unknown environments using an unlocalized robotic swarm

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 5545–5551.

By: A. Dirafzoon n & E. Lobaton n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

High-Quality Visualization for Geographically Distributed 3-D Teleimmersive Applications

IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 13(3), 573–584.

By: R. Vasudevan*, G. Kurillo*, E. Lobaton*, T. Bernardin*, O. Kreylos*, R. Bajcsy*, K. Nahrstedt*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Human-computer interaction; real-time; stereo reconstruction; virtual reality; visualization; 3-D teleimmersion; 3-D video
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2011 conference paper

Planning curvature-constrained paths to multiple goals using circle sampling

2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

By: E. Lobaton*, J. Zhang*, S. Patil* & R. Alterovitz*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2011 conference paper

Robust topological features for deformation invariant image matching

2011 International Conference on Computer Vision.

By: E. Lobaton*, R. Vasudevan*, R. Alterovitz* & R. Bajcsy*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2010 journal article

A Distributed Topological Camera Network Representation for Tracking Applications

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 19(10), 2516–2529.

By: E. Lobaton*, R. Vasudevan*, R. Bajcsy* & S. Sastry*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Multitarget tracking; network coverage; sensor networks; simplicial homology; smart camera networks
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Automation; Humans; Movement; Pattern Recognition, Automated / methods; Population Surveillance / methods; Video Recording / instrumentation; Video Recording / methods
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2010 conference paper

A methodology for remote virtual interaction in teleimmersive environments

Proceedings of the first annual ACM SIGMM conference on Multimedia systems.

By: R. Vasudevan*, E. Lobaton*, G. Kurillo*, R. Bajcsy*, T. Bernardin*, B. Hamann*, K. Nahrstedt*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2010 chapter

Local Occlusion Detection under Deformations Using Topological Invariants

In Computer Vision – ECCV 2010 (pp. 101–114).

By: E. Lobaton*, R. Vasudevan*, R. Bajcsy* & R. Alterovitz*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

2010 conference paper

Real-time stereo-vision system for 3D teleimmersive collaboration

2010 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo.

By: R. Vasudevan*, Z. Zhou*, G. Kurillo*, E. Lobaton*, R. Bajcsy* & K. Nahrstedt*

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: 3D video; compression; real time; teleimmersion
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2009 conference paper

Algebraic approach to recovering topological information in distributed camera networks

2009 International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5211929

Contributors: E. Lobaton

Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2009 journal article

Modeling and Optimization Analysis of a Single-Flagellum Micro-Structure Through the Method of Regularized Stokeslets

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 17(4), 907–916.

By: E. Lobaton* & A. Bayen*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Adjoint optimization; animation and simulation; biologically-inspired robots; microrobotics
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2009 conference paper

Robust construction of the Camera Network Complex for topology recovery

2009 Third ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC).

By: E. Lobaton*, R. Vasudevan*, S. Sastry* & R. Bajcsy*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2008 conference paper

A Framework for Collaborative Real-Time 3D Teleimmersion in a Geographically Distributed Environment

2008 Tenth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia.

By: G. Kurillo*, R. Vasudevan*, E. Lobaton* & R. Bajcsy*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2008 conference paper

CITRIC: A low-bandwidth wireless camera network platform

2008 Second ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras.

By: P. Chen*, P. Ahammad*, C. Boyer*, S. Huang*, L. Lin*, E. Lobaton*, M. Meingast*, S. Oh* ...

co-author countries: Taiwan, Province of China 🇹🇼 United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2008 journal article

Nanonails:  A Simple Geometrical Approach to Electrically Tunable Superlyophobic Surfaces

Langmuir, 24(1), 9–14.

By: A. Ahuja, J. Taylor, V. Lifton, A. Sidorenko, T. Salamon, E. Lobaton*, P. Kolodner, T. Krupenkin

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

2007 journal article

Computation of constant mean curvature surfaces: Application to the gas–liquid interface of a pressurized fluid on a superhydrophobic surface

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 314(1), 184–198.

By: E. Lobaton* & T. Salamon*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: superhydrophobic surface; pressure stability; interfacial shape; constant mean curvature surface; Lagrangian evolution equation; static contact line; overall force balance
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

2007 conference paper

Modeling and Optimization Analysis of Single Flagellum Bacterial Motion

2007 American Control Conference.

By: E. Lobaton* & A. Bayen*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2005 journal article

A study of bacterial flagellar bundling

Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 67(1), 137–168.

By: H. Flores*, E. Lobaton*, S. Mendezdiez*, S. Tlupova* & R. Cortez*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Bacterial Physiological Phenomena; Computer Simulation; Flagella / physiology; Flagellin / metabolism; Models, Biological; Molecular Motor Proteins / physiology
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

Employment

Updated: November 19th, 2017 20:38

2011 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering

Education

Updated: November 19th, 2017 20:36

2004 - 2009

UC Berkeley Berkeley, California, US
PhD Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

2000 - 2004

Seattle University Seattle, Washington, US
Bachelor of Science Mathematics

2000 - 2004

Seattle University Seattle, Washington, US
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

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