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Margrit Betke's Publications

Book:

M. Betke and Z. Wu. 2016. Data Association for Multi-Object Visual Tracking. Morgan & Claypool Lecture Series on Computer Vision. 120 pages.

Articles in Journals:

Yi Zheng, Rushin H. Gindra, Emily J. Green, Eric J. Burks, Margrit Betke, Jennifer E. Bean, and Vijaya B. Kolachalama. A graph transformer for whole slide image classification. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 41(11):3003-3015, November 2022. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2022.3176598

Nataniel Ruiz*, Hao Yu*, Danielle A. Allessio, Mona Jalal, Ajjen Joshi, Tom Murray, John J. Magee, Kevin Manuel Delgado, Vitaly Ablavsky, Stan Sclaroff, Ivon Arroyo, Beverly P. Woolf, Sarah Adel Bargal, and Margrit Betke. ATL-BP: A Student Engagement Dataset and Model for Affect Transfer Learning for Behavior Prediction. IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science. September 2022. 14 pages. DOI 10.1109/tbiom.2022.3210479. *Equal contribution.

Lei Guo, Chao Su, Sejin Paik, Vibhu Bhatia, Vidya Prasad Akavoor, Ge Gao, Margrit Betke and Derry Wijaya. Proposing an open-sourced tool for computational framing analysis of multilingual data. Digital Journalism. Available online, February 15, 2022. pdf. Open Framing Code

Anne Billot, Sha Lai, Maria Varkanitsa, Emily J. Braun, Brenda Rapp, Todd B. Parrish, James Higgins, Ajay S. Kurani, David Caplan, Cynthia K. Thompson, Prakash Ishwar, Margrit Betke and Swathi Kiran. Multimodal neural and behavioral data predict response to rehabilitation in chronic post-stroke aphasia. January 26, 2022. Stroke. 9 pp. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.036749

Alinani Simukanga, Misaki Kobayashi, Lauren Etter, Wenda Qin, Rachel Pieciak, Duarte Albuquerque, Yu-Jen Chen, Margrit Betke, William MacLeod, Jackson Phiri, Lawrence Mwananyanda, Christopher J Gill. The impact of ear growth on identification rates using an ear biometric system in young infants. Gates Open Research 5(179), December 15, 2021. doi:10.12688/gatesopenres.13459.1

Randa Elanwar, Wenda Qin, Margrit Betke, and Derry T. Wijaya. Extracting text from scanned Arabic books: a large-scale benchmark dataset and a fine-tuned Faster-R-CNN model. International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR) 24: 349-362. June 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10032-021-00382-4

Yi Zheng, Clarissa A Cassol, Saemi Jung, Divya Veerapaneni, Vipul C. Chitalia, Kevin Ren, Shubha S. Bellur, Peter Boor, Laura M. Barisoni, Sushrut S. Waikar, Margrit Betke, and Vijaya B. Kolachalama. Deep learning-driven quantification of interstitial fibrosis in digitized kidney biopsies. The American Journal of Pathology:191(8):1442-1453, August 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpath.2021.05.005

Lei Guo, Kate Mays, Yiyan Zhang, Derry Wijaya, and Margrit Betke. What makes gun violence a (less) prominent issue? A computational analysis of compelling arguments and selective agenda setting. Mass Communication & Society:24(5):651-675, April 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/15205436.2021.1898644

Lauren Etter, Alinani Simukanga, Wenda Qin, Rachel Pieciak, Lawrence Mwananyanda, Margrit Betke, Jackson Phiri, Caroline Carbo, Arnold Hamapa, and Chris Gill. Project SEARCH (Scanning EARs for Child Health): validating an ear biometric tool for patient identification in Zambia. Gates Open Research, 4(168):1--14, November 2020, https://gatesopenresearch.org/articles/4-168.

L. Guo, K. Mays, S. Lai, M. Jalal, P. Ishwar, and M. Betke. Accurate, Fast, But Not Always Cheap: Evaluating "Crowdcoding" as an Alternative Approach to Analyze Social Media Data. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 97(3): 811-834. September 2020. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699019891437

W. Qin, R. Elanwar, and M. Betke. Text and metadata extraction from scanned Arabic documents using support vector machines, Journal of Information Science, July 2020. 12 pages. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551520961256

Elham Saraee, Mona Jalal, and Margrit Betke, Visual complexity analysis using deep intermediate-layer features, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 195, June 2020, pages 1-17, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2020.102949.

D. Gurari, Y. Zhao, S. Jain, M. Betke, and K. Grauman. Predicting How to Distribute Work Between Algorithms and Humans to Segment an Image Batch. International Journal of Computer Vision, 127(9):1198-1216, September 2019. pdf

R. I. Elanwar, W. Qin, and M. Betke. Making Scanned Arabic Documents Machine Accessible Using an Ensemble of SVM Classifiers. International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, 21(1-2):59-75, June 2018. Abstract, pdf.

D. Gurari, K. He, B. Xiong, J. Zhang, M. Sameki, S. D. Jain, S. Sclaroff, M. Betke, and K. Grauman. "Predicting Foreground Object Ambiguity and Efficiently Crowdsourcing the Segmentation(s)." International Journal of Computer Vision. 126(7):714-730. July 2018. Online Article.

W. Feng, M. Sameki, and M. Betke. "Exploration of Assistive Technologies Used by People with Quadriplegia Caused by Degenerative Neurological Diseases." International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 34(9):834-844. 2018 Online Article.

J. Zhang, S. Ma, M. Sameki, S. Sclaroff, M. Betke, Z. Lin, X. Shen, B. Price, and R. Mech "Salient Object Subitizing," International Journal of Computer Vision, 124(2):169-186, September 2017. Online Article.

A. Joshi, C. Monnier, M. Betke, and S. Sclaroff. "Comparing random forest approaches to segmenting and classifying gestures." Image and Video Computing, 58:86-95, February 2017. Online Article.

N. L. Brace, T. L. Hedrick, D. H. Theriault, N. W. Fuller, Z. Wu, M. Betke, J. K. Parrish, D. Grunbaum, K. A. Morgansen, and W. E. Boeing. "Using Collision Cones to Assess Biological Deconfliction Methods," Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 13(122):20160502, September 21, 2016. 8 pages. Open Access, pdf.

Z. Kong, N. Fuller, S. Wang, K. Ozcimder, E. Gillam, D. Theriault, M. Betke, and J. Baillieul. Perceptual Modalities Guiding Bat Flight in a Native Habitat. Scientific Reports, 6: 27252. June 6, 2016. 10 pages. Open Access.

Z. Wu and M. Betke. "Global Optimization for Coupled Detection and Data Association in Multiple Object Tracking." Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 143:25-37, 2016. Online Article.

C. W. Kwan, I. Paquette, J. J. Magee, and M. Betke, "Adaptive Sliding Menubars Make Existing Software More Accessible to People with Severe Motion Impairments," Universal Access in the Information Society. 13(1):5-22, March 2014. pdf.

Diane H. Theriault, Nathan W. Fuller, Brandon E. Jackson, Evan Bluhm, Dennis Evangelista, Zheng Wu, Margrit Betke, and Tyson L. Hedrick "A protocol and calibration method for accurate multi-camera field videography." The Journal of Experimental Biology, 217:1843--1848. Open Access online, February 2014. Article.

S. Epstein, E. Missimer and M. Betke. "Using kernels for a video-based mouse-replacement interface," Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 18(1):47-60, January 2014. pdf .

X. Yang, C. Schaaf, A. Strahler, T. Kunz, N. Fuller, M. Betke, Z. Wu, Z. Wang, D. Theriault, D. Culvenor, D. Jupp, G. Newnham, and J. Lovell. Study of bat flight behavior by combining thermal image analysis with a LiDAR forest reconstruction. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 39(S1):S112-S125, October 2013. Article.

S. Epstein and M. Betke, "The Kernel Semi-least Squares Method for Sparse Distance Approximation," Neural Computation, 25(3):532-548, February 2013.

D. H. Theriault, M. Walker, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke. "Cell Morphology Classification and Clutter Mitigation in Phase-Contrast Microscopy Images Using Machine Learning." Machine Vision and Applications, 23(4):659-673, 2012, paper on Springer, local pdf (restricted access).

T. G. Hallam, A. Raghavan, H. Kolli, D. Dimitrov, P. Federico, H. Qi, G. F. McCracken, M. Betke, J. K. Westbrook, K. Kennard, T. H. Kunz. "Dense and sparse aggregations in complex motion: Video coupled with simulation modeling." Ecological Complexity, 7(1):69-75, March 2010, pdf. 5 videos.

N. Hristov, M. Betke, A. Bagchi, D. Hirsh Theriault, T. H. Kunz. "Seasonal variation in colony size of Brazilian free-tailed bats at Carlsbad Cavern using thermal imaging" Journal of Mammalogy, 91(1):183-192, February 2010. Abstract and pdf.

W. Mullally, M. Betke, M. Albert, and K. Lutchen. "Explaining Clustered Ventilation Defects via a Minimal Number of Airway Closure Locations." Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 37(2):286-300, February 2009. Pdf file. Html open access.

J. J. Magee, M. Betke, J. Gips, M. R. Scott, B. N. Waber, "A human-computer interface using symmetry between eyes to detect gaze direction," IEEE Transactions on Systems Man & Cybernetics, 38(6):1-14, November 2008. Abstract. Pdf file. Video.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz, "Applications of thermal infrared imaging for research in aeroecology." Integrative and Comparative Biology. 48(1):50-59, July 2008. Abstract. Pdf file.

P. Federico, T. G. Hallam, G. F. McCracken, S. Purucker, W. Grant, A. N. Sandoval, J. Westbrook, R. Medellin, C. Cleveland, C. G. Sansone, J. D. López Jr., M. Betke, A. Moreno-Valdez, T. H. Kunz, "Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) as insect pest regulators in transgenic and conventional cotton crops." Ecological Applications. 18(4):826-837, June 2008. Abstract, pdf.

J. Wang, V. Athitsos, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke. "Detecting Objects of Variable Shape Structure with Hidden State Shape Models." IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 30(3):477-492, March 2008. Abstract, pdf. Videos.

M. Betke, D. E. Hirsh, N. C. Makris, G. F. McCracken, M. Procopio, N. I. Hristov, S. Tang, A. Bagchi, J. Reichard, J. Horn, S. Crampton, C. J. Cleveland, and T. H. Kunz. "Thermal Imaging Reveals Significantly Smaller Brazilian Free-tailed Bat Colonies than Previously Estimated." Journal of Mammalogy, 89(1):18-24, February 2008. Abstract and pdf. Also discussed in Nature, 452, Research Highlights, p. 507.

P. J. McNerney, J. Konrad, and M. Betke, "Block-Based MAP Disparity Estimation under Alpha-Channel Constraints." IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 17:6, pp. 785-789, June 2007. pdf.

M. Gorman, A. Lahav, E. Saltzman, and M. Betke, "A Camera-based Music Making Tool for Physical Rehabilitation." Computer Music Journal, 31(2): 39-53, Summer 2007. pdf (restricted access).

J. Wang, M. Betke, and J. P. Ko, "Pulmonary Fissure Segmentation on CT." Medical Image Analysis, 10(4):530-547, August 2006. PubMed Entry pdf (restricted access).

C. J. Cleveland, M. Betke, P. Federico, J. D. Frank, T. G. Hallam, J. Horn, J. D. López Jr., G. F. McCracken, R. A. Medellín, A. Moreno-Valdez, C. G. Sansone, J. K. Westbrook, and T. H. Kunz. "Economic Value of the Pest Control Service Provided by Brazilian Free-tailed Bats in South-central Texas." Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 4(5):238-248, June 2006. pdf (restricted access).

M. Betke, O. Gusyatin, and M. Urinson, "SymbolDesign: A User-centered Method to Design Pen-based Interfaces and Extend the Functionality of Pointer Input Devices." Universal Access in the Information Society, 4(3), pp. 223 - 236, March 2006. (Published online: 29 September 2005.) pdf.

D. P. Gierga, J. Brewer, G. C. Sharp, M. Betke, C. G. Willett, G. T. Y. Chen. "The correlation between internal and external markers for abdominal tumors: Implications for respiratory gating." International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 61:5, pp. 1551-1558, April 2005. pdf (restricted access).

W. Mullally, M. Betke, J. Wang and J. P. Ko, "Segmentation of Nodules on Chest Computed Tomography for Growth Assessment," Medical Physics, 31:4, pp. 839-848, April 2004. pdf (restricted access).

D. P. Gierga, G. T. Y. Chen, J. H. Kung, M. Betke, J. Lombardi, C. G. Willett, "Quantification of Respiration-induced Abdominal Tumor Motion and the Impact on IMRT Dose Distributions." International Journal on Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics, 58:5, pp. 1584-1595, April 2004. pdf (restricted access).

K. Grauman, M. Betke, J. Lombardi, J. Gips, and G. Bradski, "Communication via Eye Blinks and Eyebrow Raises: Video-Based Human-Computer Interfaces." Universal Access in the Information Society, 2:4, pp. 359-373, November 2003. pdf. Copyright Springer-Verlag.

M. Betke, H. Hong, D. Thomas, C. Prince, J. P. Ko, "Landmark Detection in the Chest and Registration of Lung Surfaces with an Application to Nodule Registration." Medical Image Analysis, 7:3, pp. 265-281, September 2003. Link to publisher and pdf, PubMed Entry.

J. P. Ko, H. Rusinek, E. Jacobs, J. S. Babb, M. Betke, G. McGuinness, and D. P. Naidich, "Volume Measurement of Small Pulmonary Nodules on Chest CT: A Phantom Study," Radiology, 228:3, pp. 864-870, September 2003. pdf. Abstract.

M. Betke J. Gips, and P. Fleming, "The Camera Mouse: Visual Tracking of Body Features to Provide Computer Access For People with Severe Disabilities." IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 10:1, pp. 1-10, March 2002. pdf. PubMed Entry.

M. Betke and N. Makris, "Recognition, Resolution and Complexity of Objects Subject to Affine Transformation." International Journal of Computer Vision , 44:1, pp. 5-40, August 2001. pdf (restricted access).

J. P. Ko and M. Betke, "Chest CT: Automated Nodule Detection and Assessment of Change over Time-Preliminary Experience." Radiology, 218, 267-273, January 2001. Link to publisher, pdf (restricted access).

M. Betke, E. Haritaoglu and L. S. Davis, "Real-Time Multiple Vehicle Detection and Tracking from a Moving Vehicle." Machine Vision and Applications, 12:2, pp. 69-83, September 2000. Link to publisher, pdf (restricted access).

B. Awerbuch, M. Betke, R. Rivest, and M. Singh, "Piecemeal Graph Exploration by a Mobile Robot." Information and Computation, 152:2, pp. 155-172, August 1999. pdf (restricted access).

M. Betke and L. Gurvits, "Mobile Robot Localization using Landmarks," IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 13:2, pp. 251-263, 1997. pdf.

M. Betke, R. Rivest, and M. Singh, "Piecemeal Learning of an Unknown Environment." Machine Learning, 18:2-3, pp. 231-254, February-March 1995. pdf.

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers:

Ge Gao, Sejin Paik, Carley Reardon, Yanling Zhao, Lei Guo, Prakash Ishwar, Margrit Betke, and Derry Wijaya. Prediction of People's Emotional Response towards Multi-modal News. The 2nd Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 12th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (AACL-IJCNLP), November 2022. 10 pages.

Donghyun Kim, Kaihong Wang, Kate Saenko, Margrit Betke, and Stan Sclaroff. A Unified Framework for Domain Adaptive Pose Estimation. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Tel Aviv, October 23-27, 2022. 18 pages.

Carley Reardon, Sejin Paik, Ge Gao, Meet Parekh, Yanling Zhao, Lei Guo, Margrit Betke, and Derry Wijaya. NEmo: An Affective Dataset of Gun Violence News. Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation ( LREC 2022) Palais du Pharo, Marseille, France, June 20-25, 2022, pages 2507-2516, pdf.

Sha Lai, Yanru Jiang, Lei Guo, Margrit Betke, Prakash Ishwar, and Derry Tanti Wijaya. An Unsupervised Approach to Discover Media Frames. Proceedings of The LREC 2022 Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Political Science, Marseille, France, June 20-25, 2022, ISBN: 979-10-95546-88-7. Pages 22-31 pdf.

Will Lee, Danielle Allessio, William Rebelsky, Sai Satish Gattupalli, Hao Yu, Ivon Arroyo, Margrit Betke, Sarah Bargal, Tom Murray, Frank Sylvia, and Beverly P. Woolf. Measurements and Interventions to Improve Student Engagement through Facial Expression Recognition. Edited by Robert A. Sottilare, Jessica Schwarz: Adaptive Instructional Systems - 4th International Conference, AIS 2022, Held as Part of the 24th HCI International Conference , HCII 2022, Virtual Event, June 26 - July 1, 2022, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 13332, Springer 2022, ISBN 978-3-031-05886-8 Pages 286--301.

Nataniel Ruiz, Hao Yu, Danielle Allessio, Mona Jalal, Ajjen Joshi, Thomas Murray, John Magee, Jacob Whitehill, Vitaly Ablavsky, Ivon Arroyo, Beverly Woolf, Stan Sclaroff, and Margrit Betke. Leveraging Affect Transfer Learning for Behavior Prediction in an Intelligent Tutoring System. IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2021. December 15-18, 2021. 8 pages. Best Poster Award. DOI 10.1109/FG52635.2021.9667001

Isidora Tourni, Lei Guo, Taufiq Husad Daryanto, Fabian Zhafransyah, Edward Edberg Halim, Mona Jalal, Boqi Chen, Sha Lai, Hengchang Hu, Margrit Betke, Prakash Ishwar, and Derry Tanti Wijaya. Detecting Frames in News Headlines and Lead Images in U.S. Gun Violence Coverage. In Findings of the Assocation for Computational Linguistics: 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. November 2021, pages 4037-4050, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. DOI 10.18653/v1/2021.findings-emnlp.339

Vibhu Bhatia, Vidya Prasad Akavoor, Sejin Paik, Lei Guo, Mona Jalal, Alyssa Smith, David Assefa Tofu, Edward Edberg Halim, Yimeng Sun, Margrit Betke, Prakash Ishwar and Derry Tanti Wijaya. OpenFraming: Open-sourced Tool for Computational Framing Analysis of Multilingual Data. In Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: System Demonstrations, pages 242-250. Online and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. November 2021. DOI 10.18653/v1/2021.emnlp-demo.28

Kevin Delgado, Juan Manuel Origgi, Tania Hasanpoor, Hao Yu, Danielle Allessio, Ivon Arroyo, William Lee, Margrit Betke, Beverly Woolf, and Sarah Adel Bargal. Student Engagement Dataset. ICCV 2021: 2nd Workshop and Competition on Affective Behavior Analysis in-the-wild (ABAW). October 11-17, 2021. 9 pages. DOI 10.1109/ICCVW54120.2021.00405

Y. Zheng, Q. Wang, and M. Betke. Semantic-Based Sentence Recognition in Images Using Bimodal Deep Learning. 2021 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Anchorage, AK, pages 2753-2757. September 2021. DOI: 10.1109/ICIP42928.2021.9506688.

H. Yu, A. Gupta, W. Lee, I. Arroyo, M. Betke, D. Allesio, T. Murray, J. Magee, B. P. Woolf Measuring and Integrating Facial Expressions and Head Pose as Indicators of Engagement and Affect in Tutoring Systems. In Adaptive Instructional Systems. Adaptation Strategies and Methods, Third International Conference, AIS 2021, Held as Part of the 23rd HCI International Conference, HCII 2021, Virtual Event, July 24–29, 2021, Proceedings, Part II, pp.219-233. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-77873-6_16

Sha Lai, Anne Billot, Maria Varkanitsa, Emily Braun, Brenda Rapp, Todd Parrish, Ajay Kurani, James Higgins, David Caplan, Cynthia Thompson, Swathi Kiran, Margrit Betke, and Prakash Ishwar. An Exploration of Machine Learning Methods for Predicting Post-stroke Aphasia Recovery. PETRA 2021: The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference. June 2021. Pages 556-564. https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3453892.3461319

Wenxin Feng, Jiangnan Zou, Andrew Kurauchi, Carlos H Morimoto, and Margrit Betke. HGaze Typing: Head-Gesture Assisted Gaze Typing. ETRA '21 Full Papers: ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications. May 2021, 11 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3448017.3457379. Best Paper Award.

Kaihong Wang, Chenhongyi Yang, and Margrit Betke. Consistency Regularization with High-dimensional Non-adversarial Source-guided Perturbation for Unsupervised Domain Adaptation in Segmentation Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-21), February 2021, 35(11), pages 10138-10146. http://ojs.aaai.org/index.php/AAAI/article/view/17216

Dennis Henneman, Yichen Li, John Ochsendorf, Margrit Betke and Emily Whiting. Augmented Reality for Sculpture Stability Analysis and Conservation. Eurographics Workshop on Graphics adn Cultural Heritage. November 2020. 4 pages. pdf

A. Kurauchi, W. Feng, A. Joshi, C.H. Morimoto, and M. Betke. Swipe& Switch: Text Entry Using Gaze Paths and Context Switching Adjunct Publication of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '20), October 20–23, 2020, Virtual Event, USA, pages 84-86. https://dl.acm.org/doi/pdf/10.1145/3379350.3416193

Y. Zheng, W. Qin, D. Wijaya, and M. Betke. LAL: Linguistically Aware Learning for Scene Text Recognition. MM'20: Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Multimedia, October 2020, pages 4051-4059. https://doi.org/10.1145/3394171.3413913

Chenhongyi Yang, Vitaly Ablavsky, Kaihong Wang, Qi Feng, and Margrit Betke, Learning to Separate: Detecting Heavily-Occluded Objects in Urban Scenes 16th European Conference on Computer Vision: ECCV'20 Online. August, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58523-5_31, pp 530-546.

Afra Feyza Akyürek, Lei Guo, Randa Elanwar, Margrit Betke, Prakash Ishwar, and Derry T. Wijaya. Multi-label and Multilingual News Framing Analysis Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), July 2020, pages 8614-8624.

Q. Wang, Y. Zheng, M. Betke. A method for detecting text of arbitrary shapes in natural scenes that improves text spotting. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2020 Workshops. June. 10 pages.

Y. Gu, M. Bahrani, A. Billot, S. Lai, E. J. Braun, M. Varkanitsa, J. Bighetto, B. Rapp, T. B. Parrish, D. Caplan, C. K. Thompson, S. Kiran, M. Betke. A machine learning approach for predicting post-stroke Aphasia recovery: A pilot study. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, June 2020. pages 1-9. Link.

Siyi Liu, Lei Guo, Kate Mays, Margrit Betke, and Derry Wijaya. Detecting Frames in News Headlines and Its Application to Analyzing News Framing Trends Surrounding U.S. Gun Violence. Proc. of CoNLL, Hong Kong, November 2019, 11 pages. Gun Violence Frame Corpus (GVFC) dataset

Yiwen Gu, Shreya Pandit, Elham Saraee, Timothy Nordahl, Terry Ellis, and Margrit Betke. Home-based Physical Therapy with an Interactive Computer Vision System. ICCV Workshop, October 2019, 10 pages. pdf.

M. Jalal, K. Wang, S. Jefferson, Y. Zheng, E. O. Nsoesie, M. Betke. Scraping Social Media Photos Posted in Kenya and Elsewhere to Detect and Analyze Food Types, MADiMA 2019, the 5th International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management. In conjunction with the 27th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACMMMM 2019) Nice, France, October 21, 2019, 10 pages. pdf.

A. Joshi, D. Allessio, R. Lisle, J. Magee, I. Arroyo, S. Sclaroff, B. Woolf, and M. Betke. Affect-driven Learning Outcomes Prediction in Intelligent Tutoring Systems. The 14th IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Lille, France, May 2019, 5 pages. pdf.

M. Jalal, J. Spjut, B. Boudaoud, and M. Betke. SIDOD: A Synthetic Image Dataset for 3D Object Pose Recognition with Distractors. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, June 2019. 3 pp. pdf.

S. Pandit, S. Tran, Y. Gu, E. Saraee, F. Jansen, S. Singh, S. Cao, A. Sadeghi, E. Shandelman, T. Ellis and M. Betke. ExerciseCheck: A Scalable Platform for Remote Physical Therapy Deployed as a Hybrid Desktop and Web Application. 12th Annual ACM International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2019), Rhodos, Greece, June, 2019, 8 pages.

E. Saraee, Y. Gu, S. Pandit, S. Tran, E. Shandelman, S. Singh, T. Nordahl, T. Ellis and M. Betke. ExerciseCheck: Data Analytics for a Remote Monitoring and Evaluation Platform for Home-Based Physical Therapy. 12th Annual ACM International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2019), Rhodos, Greece, June, 2019, 9 pages.

L. Guo, K. Mays, Y. Zhang, M. Betke and D. Wijaya. What makes gun violence a prominent issue? A computational analysis of compelling arguments and partisanship. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2019 Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 7-10.

R. Agrawal, A. Joshi, and M. Betke. "Enabling Early Gesture Recognition by Motion Augmentation." The 11th Annual International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2018), Corfu, Greece, June 26-29, 2018, pages 98-101. pdf.

A. Joshi, S. Ghosh, S. Gunnery, L. Tickle-Degnen, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke "Context-sensitive Prediction of Facial Expressivity using Multimodal Hierarchical Bayesian Neural Networks." Proceedings of the 13th IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG'18), Xi'an, China, May 15-19, 2018. 8 pp.

R. Elanwar and M. Betke. "The ASAR 2018 Competition on Physical Layout Analysis of Scanned Arabic books." 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Arabic and derived Script Analysis and Recognition (ASAR), March 2018, pages 177-182. pdf. Also: pdf.

R. S. M. Saad, R. Elanwar, N. S. Abdel Kader, S. Mashali, and M. Betke. "ASAR 2018 Layout Analysis Challenge: Using Random Forests to Analyze Scanned Arabic Books." 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Arabic and derived Script Analysis and Recognition (ASAR), March, 2018. Winner of the ASAR Segmentation Challenge, pages 165-170, pdf. Also: pdf.

W. Qin, R. Elanwar and M. Betke. "LABA: Logical Layout Analysis of Book Page Images in Arabic Using Multiple Support Vector Machines." 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Arabic and derived Script Analysis and Recognition (ASAR), March 2018. pdf. Also: pdf.

M. Sameki, T. Zhang, L. Ding, M. Betke, and D. Gurari. "Crowd-O-Meter: Predicting the Vulnerability of Crowd Workers to False News." The Fifth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2017), Quebec City, Canada, October 24-26, 2017, 10 pages. pdf.

A. Joshi, S. Ghosh, M. Betke, S. Sclaroff, and H. Pfister. "Personalizing Gesture Recogntion using Hierarchical Bayesian Neural Networks," IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, July 2017, 10 pages, pdf.

E. Saraee, S. Singh, K. Hendron, M. Zheng, A. Joshi, T. Ellis, and M. Betke. "ExerciseCheck: Remote Monitoring and Evaluation Platform for Home Based Physical Therapy." 10th Annual International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'17), Rhodes, Greece. June 2017.

E. Saraee, S. Singh, A. Joshi and M. Betke. "PostureCheck: Posture modeling for exercise assessment using the Microsoft Kinect." International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR), June 2017.

E. Saraee and A. Joshi and M. Betke. "A therapeutic robotic system for the upper body based on the Proficio robotic arm." International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR), June 2017.

L. Guo, K. Mays, M. Sameki, and M. Betke. "From crowdsourcing to crowdcoding: An alternative approach to annotate big data in communication research." International Communication Association (ICA) 67th Annual Conference, San Diego, May 2017.

M. Sameki, M. Gentil, D. Gurari, E. Saraee, E. Hasenberg, J. Wong, and M. Betke. " CrowdTrack: Interactive Tracking of Cells in Microscopy Image Sequences with Crowdsourcing Support." GroupSight Workshop at The Fourth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2016), Austin, Texas, October 30-November 3, 2016. 4 pages. pdf.

D. Gurari, M. Sameki, and M. Betke. "Investigating the Influence of Data Familiarity to Improve the Design of a Crowdsourcing Image Annotation System." The Fourth AAAI Conference on Human Compuation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2016), October 30-November 3, 2016. 10 pages. pdf.

M. Sameki, M. Gentil, K. K. Mays, L. Guo, and M. Betke. "Dynamic Allocation of Crowd Contributions for Sentiment Analysis during the 2016 U.S. Presidental Election." Work-in-progress poster at The Fourth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2016), October 30-November 3, 2016. 10 pages. pdf.

D. Gurari, M. Sameki, Z. Wu, and M. Betke. "Mixing Crowd and Algorithm Efforts to Segment Objects in Biomedical Images." The 3rd Interactive Medical Image Computation Workshop (IMIC) held in conjunction with MICCAI 2016 in Athens, Greece, October 21, 2016. 8 pages. pdf.

M. Gentil, M. Sameki, D. Gurari, E. Saraee, E. Hasenberg, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke. "Interactive Tracking of Cells in Microscopy Image Sequences" The 3rd Interactive Medical Image Computation Workshop (IMIC) held in conjunction with MICCAI 2016 in Athens, Greece, October 21, 2016. 10 pages. pdf.

M. Sameki, D. Gurari, and M. Betke. "ICORD: Intelligent Collection of Redundant Data -- A Dynamic System for Crowdsourcing Cell Segmentations Accurately and Efficiently." The CVPR Workshop on Computer Vision for Microscopy Image Analysis (CVMI) on July 1, 2016. 10 pages. pdf.

D. Gurari, S. D. Jain, M. Betke and K. Grauman. "Pull the Plug? Predicting If Computers or Humans Should Segment Images." IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2016, Las Vegas, June 2016, pages 382-391. pdf.

E. Saraee and M. Betke."Dynamic adjustment of physical exercises based on performance using the Proficio robotic arm." 9th Annual International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'16), Corfu, Greece, June 2016. 8 pages. pdf.

R. S. M. Saad, R. I. Elanwar, N. S. Abdel Kader, S. Mashali, and M. Betke. "BCE-Arabic-v1 dataset: A step towards interpreting Arabic document images for people with visual impairments." 9th Annual International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'16), Corfu, Greece, June 2016. 8 pages. pdf.

A. Joshi, L. Tickle-Degnen, S. Gunnery, T. Ellis, and M. Betke. "Predicting active facial expressivity in people with Parkinson's disease." 9th Annual International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'16), Corfu, Greece, June 2016. 4 pages. pdf.

E. Saraee, K. Ramrakhyani, A. Sanan, S. Singh and M. Betke, "Kinect versus Proficio: Measuring Hand Position During Exercise Monitoring," 9th Annual International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'16), Corfu, Greece, June 2016, 2 pages, pdf.

A. Kurauchi, W. Feng, A. Joshi, C. Morimoto, and M. Betke. "EyeSwipe: Dwell-free Text Entry Using Gaze Paths," CHI 2016, the Annual ACM Conference of the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI), San Jose, California, May 2016. 4 pages. pdf.

H. Le, A. Joshi and M. Betke. "b3.js: A Library for Interactive Web Data Visualizations in Virtual Reality." IEEE Virtual Reality 2016 Conference in Greenville, South Carolina, March 19-23, 2016. 2 pages. pdf.

M. Breslav, T. Hedrick, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke. "Discovering Useful Parts for Pose Estimation in Sparsely Annotated Datasets." IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV, Lake Placid, NY, March 7--10, 2016. 9 pages, pdf.

A. Kurauchi, W. Feng, C. Morimoto, and M. Betke. "HMAGIC: Head Movement And Gaze Input Cascaded Pointing," 8th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, (PETRA), Corfu, Greece, July 1-3, 2015, 5 pages, pdf

J. Zhang, S. Ma, M. Sameki, S. Sclaroff, M. Betke, Z. Lin, X. Shen, B. Price, and R. Mech, "Salient Object Subitizing," IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, (CVPR), Boston, MA, June 7-12, 2015, pages 4045-4054. Paper and poster.

M. Sameki, D. Gurari, and M. Betke, "Characterizing Image Segmentation Behavior of the Crowd," 2015 Conference on Collective Intelligence, Santa Clara, CA, May 31-June 2, 2015, 4 pages, pdf or local copy. Oral Presentation.

A. Joshi, C. Monnier, M. Betke, and S. Sclaroff, "A Random Forest Approach to Segmenting and Classifying Gestures," 11th IEEE International Conference on Face and Gesture Recognition, (FG), Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 4-8, 2015. 8 pages. pdf.

D. Gurari, D. Theriault, M. Sameki, B. Isenberg, T. A. Pham, A. Purwada, P. Solski, M. Walker, C. Zhang, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke. "How to Collect Segmentations for Biomedical Images? A Benchmark evaluating the performance of experts, crowdsourced non-experts, and algorithms." IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Hawaii, January 2015. 8 pages. pdf.

D. Gurari, D. Theriault, and M. Betke. "Informed Segmentation: A Framework for Using Context to Select an Algorithm and a Case Study Using Humans in the Loop." Interactive Medical Image Computation Workshop (IMIC), held in conjunction with MICCAI 2014, in Boston on Sunday, September 14. 9 pages. pdf. Presentation Video.

D. Gurari, D. Theriault, M. Sameki, and M. Betke. "How to use level set methods to accurately find boundaries of cells in biomedical images? Evaluation of six methods paired with automated and crowdsourced initial contours." The Interactive Medical Image Computation Workshop (IMIC), in conjunction with MICCAI 2014, Boston, September 14. 9 pages. pdf. BEST PAPER AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE IDEA. Code and Data. Presentation Video.

W. Feng, M. Chen and M. Betke. "Target Reverse Crossing -- A Selection Method for Camera-based Mouse-replacement Systems." The 7th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, PETRA , Rhodes, Greece, May 2014. 4 pages. pdf.

Z. Wu, N. Fuller, D. Theriault, and M. Betke. "A Thermal Infrared Video Benchmark for Visual Analysis." In Proceedings of 10th IEEE Workshop on Perception Beyond the Visible Spectrum (PBVS), Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2014. 8 pages. Pdf. Dataset.

Z. Kong, K. Ozcimder, N. W. Fuller, D. Theriault, M. Betke and J. Baillieul, "Perception and Steering Control in Paired Bat Flight." The 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, IFAC , Capetown, South Africa, August 2014, 7 pages. (Preliminary version in which I was forgotten to be listed as an author: pdf. )

M. Breslav, N. Fuller, S. Sclaroff and M. Betke, "3D Pose Estimation of Bats in the Wild," Proceedings of the IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV, Steamboat Springs, CO, March 2014. 8 pages. Pdf.

S. Kim, D. Gurari, C. Yang, C. D. Hartman, M. Jacobsen, J. Y. Wong and M. Betke. "I'mCell: A touch pad tool for annotating cell images." Biomedical Signal Analysis (BSA) Conference: 3-D Imaging in Medine, Florianopolis, Brazil, March 2014. 3 pages. Pdf.

Q. Bai, Z. Wu, S. Sclaroff, M. Betke, and C. Monnier, "Randomized Ensemble Tracking," Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Sydney, Australia, December 2013, pdf, avi video, and mov video.

Z. Kong, K. Ozcimder, N. Fuller, A. Greco, D. Theriault, Z. Wu, T. Kunz, M. Betke, and J. Baillieul. "Optical flow sensing and the inverse perception problem for flying bats," The 2013 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Florence, Italy, December 2013. 8 pages.

M. Betke. "emPower, an Infrastructure for Remote Assessment of Interfaces for Individuals with Severe Motion Impairments." Proceedings of the AAATE 2013, the 12th European AAATE Conference by the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, Vilamoura, Portugal, September 2013. 4 pp.

Z. Wu, J. Zhang, and M. Betke. "Online Motion Agreement Tracking." British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Bristol, U.K., September 2013. 10 pp. Abstract, pdf, and video.

J. Magee and M. Betke, "Automatically Generating online social network messages to combat social isolation of people with disabilities." In C. Stephanidis and M. Antona, editors, Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. User and Context Diversity. 7th International Conference, UAHCI 2013, Held as Part of HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013, Proceedings, Part II, LNCS 8010, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pages 684-693, 2013, pdf.

B. L. Boardman, T. L. Hedrick, D. H. Theriault, N. W. Fuller, M. Betke, and K. A. Morgansen. "Collision avoidance in biological systems using collision cones." Proceedings of The 2013 American Control Conference, June 2013. 8 pp.

W. Feng, M.Chen and M. Betke, "Preliminary Investigation of the Impact of Visual Feedback on Camera-based Mouse-replacement Interaction System," The 6th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), 4 pages, May 2013. pdf.

D. Gurari, S. Kim, E. Yang, B. Isenberg, T. Pham, A. Purwada, P. Solski, M. Walker, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke, "SAGE: An Approach and Implementation Empowering Quick and Reliable Quantitative Analysis of Segmentation Quality," Proceedings of the Workshop on Applications in Computer Vision (WACV), Clearwater, Florida, January 17-18, 2013. 7 pp. pdf. Best Paper Award. One of two awards selected among 161 submitted and 75 accepted papers.

M. Breslav, N. W. Fuller, and M. Betke, "Vision System for Wingbeat Analysis of Bats in the Wild." Proceedings of the Workshop on Visual Observation and Analysis of Animal and Insect Behavior (VAIB 2012), to be held in conjunction with the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2012) Tsukuba, Japan, November, 2012. 4 pp., pdf.

G. Towne, D. H. Theriault, Z. Wu, N. W. Fuller, T. H. Kunz and M. Betke, "Error Analysis and Design Considerations for Stereo Vision Systems Used to Analyze Animal Behavior." Proceedings of the Workshop on Visual Observation and Analysis of Animal and Insect Behavior (VAIB 2012), to be held in conjunction with the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2012) Tsukuba, Japan, November, 2012. 4 pp. pdf.

Z. Wu, D. Gurari, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke, "Hierarchical Partial Matching and Segmentation of Interacting Cells." Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Nice, France, October 1-5, 2012. 8 pp., Poster. Pdf. Video.

Z. Wu, A. Thangali, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke, "Coupling Detection and Data Association for Multiple Object Tracking." Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Providence, RI, June 16-21, 2012. 8 pp., pdf.

C. Kwan, I. Paquette, J. J. Magee, P. Y. Lee, and M. Betke. "Click Control: Improving Mouse Interaction for People with Motor Impairments." The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS'11, Dundee, Scotland, U.K., October 2011.

J. J. Magee, C. Kwan, M. Betke and F. Hietpas. "Enhancing Social Connections Through Automatically-Generated Online Social Network Messages." The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS'11, Dundee, Scotland, U.K., October 2011.

S. Epstein and M. Betke. "An Information Theoretic Representation of Agent Dynamics as Set Intersections." The Fourth Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), Mountain View, CA, USA, August 2011. S. Epstein won the 2011 Solomonoff Student Prize for this paper.

B. Kim, D. Gurari, H. O'Donnell, and M. Betke. "Interactive Art System for Multiple Users Based on Tracking Hand Movements," IADIS International Conference Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI), Rome, Italy, July 2011. 8 pp. pdf.

Z. Wu, T. H. Kunz, and M. Betke. "Efficient Track Linking Methods for Track Graphs Using Network-flow and Set-cover Techniques." In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2011), Colorado Springs, pp. 1185-1192, June 21-23, 2011. pdf.

J. J. Magee, S. Epstein, E. S. Missimer, C. Kwan, and M. Betke. Adaptive mouse-replacement interface control functions for users with disabilities. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Users Diversity - Volume Part II (UAHCI'11), Orlando, Florida, July 2011, pages 332-341, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.

S. Epstein, E. S. Missimer, and M. Betke. An information theoretic mouse trajectory measure. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Users Diversity - Volume Part II (UAHCI'11), Orlando, Florida, pages 301-309, July 2011.

C. Kwan and M. Betke. Camera canvas: Image editing software for people with disabilities. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Users Diversity - Volume Part II (UAHCI'11), Orlando, Florida, pages 146-154, July 2011.

I. Paquette, C. Kwan, and M. Betke. "Menu Controller: Making Existing Software More Accessible for People with Motor Impairments." The 4th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2011), Crete, Greece. May 2011. 8 pp.

E. Missimer, S. Epstein, J. J. Magee, and M. Betke. "Customizable keyboard." In The 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2010), Orlando, Florida, USA, October 2010. pdf.

J. J. Magee, S. Epstein and E. Missimer, and M. Betke. "Adaptive mappings for mouse-replacement interfaces." In The 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2010), Orlando, Florida, USA, October 2010.

E. Ataer-Cansizoglu and M. Betke. "An information fusion approach for multiview feature tracking." In 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), August 23-26, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey. IAPR Press, August 2010, 4 pp. pdf.

D. H. Theriault, Z. Wu, N. I. Hristov, S. M. Swartz, K. S. Breuer, T. H. Kunz, and M. Betke. "Reconstruction and analysis of 3D trajectories of Brazilian free-tailed bats in flight." In Workshop on Visual Observation and Analysis of Animal and Insect Behavior, held in conjunction with the 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, August, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010. 4 pp. pdf.

J. Magee and M. Betke. "HAIL: hierarchical adaptive interface layout." In K. Miesenberger et al., editor, 12th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2010), Vienna University of Technology, Austria, Part 1, LNCS 6179, pages 139-146. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, July 2010. pdf. Abstract.

E. Missimer and M. Betke. "Blink and wink detection for mouse pointer control." The 3rd ACM International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2010), Pythagorion, Samos, Greece. June 2010. 8 pp. pdf.

J. Magee, Z. Wu, H. Chennamaneni, S. Epstein, D. H. Theriault, and M. Betke. "Towards a multi-camera mouse-replacement interface." In A. Fred, editor, The 10th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2010. In conjunction with ICEIS 2010, Madeira, Portugal - June 2010, pages 33-42, INSTICC Press, 2010. pdf.

Z. Wu, N. I. Hristov, T. H. Kunz, and M. Betke. "Tracking-Reconstruction or Reconstruction-Tracking? Comparison of Two Multiple Hypothesis Tracking Approaches to Interpret 3D Object Motion from Several Camera Views." IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing (WMVC) Snowbird, Utah, December 2009. 8 pp. pdf.

Z. Wu, N. I. Hristov, T. L. Hedrick, T. H. Kunz, and M. Betke "Tracking a Large Number of Objects from Multiple Views." IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Kyoto Japan, September/October 2009. 8 pp. pdf.

C. Connor, E. Yu, J. Magee, E. Cansizoglu, S. Epstein, and M. Betke, 2009. "Movement and Recovery Analysis of a Mouse-Replacement Interface for Users with Severe Disabilities." 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2009), San Diego, CA, July 2009. 10 pp. pdf.

M. Betke. Intelligent Interfaces to Empower People with Disabilities. In Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments. H. Nakashima, J. C. Augusto, and H. Aghajan (Editors), pages 409-432, Springer Verlag. June 2009. ISBN: 0387938079. pdf (restricted access).

D. House, M. L. Walker, Z. Wu, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke. "Tracking of cell populations to understand their spatio-temporal behavior in response to physical stimuli." In MMBIA 2009: IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis, Miami, FL, June 2009. 8 pp. pdf.

S. Deshpande and M. Betke. "RefLink: An Interface that Enables People with Motion Impairments to Analyze Web Content and Dynamically Link to References." The 9th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems (PRIS 2009), Milan, Italy, May 2009, A. Fred (editor), pages 28-36, INSTICC Press. pdf.

Z. Wu, M. Betke, J. Wang, V. Athitsos, and S. Sclaroff, "Tracking with Dynamic Hidden-State Shape Models," Computer Vision - ECCV 2008, 10th European Conference on Computer Vision, Marseille, France, October 12-18, 2008, Proceedings, Part I, LNCS 5302, D. Forsyth, P. Torr, and A. Zisserman (editors), pages 643-656, Springer-Verlag. pdf.

M. Betke, "Camera-based Interfaces and Assistive Software for People with Severe Motion Impairments," Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on "Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Ambient Intelligence" (AITAmI'08), Patras, Greece. 21st-22nd of July 2008. Co-located event of ECAI 2008. J.C. Augusto, D. Shapiro and H. Aghajan (Eds.). 5 pp., pdf.

M. Betke, D. E. Hirsh, A. Bagchi, N. I. Hristov, N. C. Makris, and T. H. Kunz. Tracking large variable numbers of objects in clutter. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Minneapolis, MN, June 2007. 8 pp. pdf.

W. Mullally, A. Milutinovic, M. Betke, M. Albert, and K. Lutchen "Personalized Airway Trees from a Generative Model, Lung Atlas, and Hyperpolarized Helium MRI." MICCAI 2006 Workshop "From Statistical Atlases to Personalized Models: Understanding Complex Diseases in Populations and Individuals." Copenhagen, Denmark, October 6, 2006. 4 pp. pdf.

B. Waber. J. Magee, and M. Betke. "Web Mediators for Accessible Browsing." C. Stephanidis, M. Pieper (Eds.), Universal Access in Ambient Intelligence Environments -- 9th International ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces For All" UI4ALL 2006, Königswinter, Germany, September 2006, Revised Papers. LNCS 4397, pages 447-466. Springer-Verlag. Abstract. pdf. See also Technical Report BU-CS-2006-007: pdf. 26 pp.

W. Akram, L. Tiberii and M. Betke. "A customizable camera-based human computer interaction system allowing people with disabilities autonomous hands free navigation of multiple computing tasks." C. Stephanidis, M. Pieper (Eds.), Universal Access in Ambient Intelligence Environments -- 9th International ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces For All" UI4ALL 2006, Königswinter, Germany, September 2006, Revised Papers. LNCS 4397, pages 28-42. Springer-Verlag. Abstract. pdf. See also Technical report BU-CS-2006-006: pdf.

M. Shugrina, M. Betke, and J. Collomosse, "Empathic Painting: Interactive stylization through observed emotional state." The 4th International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR 2006), Annecy, France, June 2006. pdf. Sample video, project webpage at Boston University, project webpage at University of Bath,

T. Castelli, M. Betke, and C. Neidle. "Facial feature tracking and occlusion recovery in American Sign Language." In A. Fred and A. Lourenço, editors, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems: Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Pattern Recogntion in Information Systems - PRIS 2006, pages 81-90, Paphos, Cyprus, May 2006. INSTICC Press. pdf. Technical Report BU-CS-2005-024: pdf.

M. Betke, J. Ruel, G. C. Sharp, S. B. Jiang, D. P. Gierga, and G. T. Y. Chen. "Tracking and prediction of tumor movement in the abdomen." In A. Fred and A. Lourenço, editors, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems: Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Pattern Recogntion in Information Systems - PRIS 2006, pages 27-37, Paphos, Cyprus, May 2006. INSTICC Press. pdf.

V. Athitsos, J. Wang, S. Sclaroff, M. Betke, "Detecting Instances of Shape Classes That Exhibit Variable Structure." Computer Vision -- ECCV 2006, 9th European Conference on Computer Vision, Graz, Austria, May 7-13, 2006, Proceedings, Part 1, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3951, pp. 121-134. Springer-Verlag. Abstract. pdf. Also Technical Report BU-CS-2005-021: pdf, 15 pp.

W. Mullally, M. Betke, C. Bellardine, and K. Lutchen. "Locally Switching Between Cost Functions in Iterative Non-Rigid Registration." In Y. Liu, T. Jiang and C. Zhang, editors. Computer Vision for Biomedical Image Applications. First International Workshop, CVBIA 2005, Beijing, China, October 21, 2005. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3765, pp. 367-377. Springer Verlag. Abstract. pdf.

B. N. Waber, J. J. Magee, and M. Betke. "Fast Head Tilt Detection for Human-Computer Interaction." Proceedings of the ICCV Workshop on Human Computer Interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 10 pp., Beijng, China, October 2005. Springer Verlag. Abstract. pdf.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Seasonal Monitoring of Brazilian Free-tailed Bats at Carlsbad Caverns National Park Using Advanced Infrared Thermal Imaging." 35th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, (NASBR 2005), Sacramento, CA, October 2005.

J. Wang, E. Gu, and M. Betke. "MosaicShape: Stochastic Region Grouping with Shape Prior." Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2005), pp. 902-908, San Diego, CA, USA, June 2005. pdf.

J. Wang, M. Betke, and J. P. Ko. "Shape-based Curve Growing Model and Adaptive Regularization for Pulmonary Fissure Segmentation in CT." C. Barillot, D. R. Haynor (editors), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI'04), Part I, LNCS 3217, pp. 541-548. Saint-Malo, France, September 2004. pdf. Abstract.

J. Brewer, M. Betke, D. P. Gierga, and G. T. Y. Chen. "Real-time 4D Tumor Tracking and Modeling From Internal and External Fiducials in Fluoroscopy." C. Barillot, D. R. Haynor (editors), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2004), Part II, LNCS 3217, pp. 594-601, Saint-Malo, France, September 2004. pdf. Abstract.

J.J. Magee, M.R. Scott, B.N. Waber and M. Betke. "EyeKeys: A Real-time Vision Interface Based on Gaze Detection from a Low-grade Video Camera." Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop (CVPRW'04), Volume 10: Workshop on Real-Time Vision for Human-Computer Interaction (RTV4HCI), Washington, D.C., pp. 159-166, Washington, D.C., June 2004, pdf. A revised version of the paper appeared under the title "A Real-Time Vision Interface Based on Gaze Detection -- EyeKeys" in "Real-Time Vision for Human-Computer Interaction," Kisacanin, Branislav; Pavlovic, Vladimir; Huang, Thomas S. (Eds.) 2005, pages 141-157, Springer-Verlag. Abstract. pdf.

O. Gusyatin, M. Urinson, and M. Betke. "A Method to Extend Functionality of Pointer Input Devices." C. Stary and C. Stephanidis (editors), Proceedings of the 8th International ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces For All" UI4ALL 2004, Revised Selected Papers, LNCS 3196, Vienna, Austria, June 2004. Pages 426-439. Abstract. pdf.

S. Crampton, M. Betke, "Counting Fingers in Real Time: A Webcam-Based Human-Computer Interface with Game Applications," Proceedings of the Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, affiliated with HCI International 2003, pp. 1357-1361, Crete, Greece, June 2003. color-pdf, book-pdf.

C. Fagiani, M. Betke, and J. Gips, "Evaluation of Tracking Methods for Human-Computer Interaction." Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Applications in Computer Vision (WACV 2002), pp. 121-126, Orlando, Florida, December 3-4, 2002. pdf.

R. L. Cloud, M. Betke, J. Gips, "Experiments with a Camera-Based Human-Computer Interface System." Proceedings of the 7th ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces for All," UI4ALL 2002, pp. 103-110, Paris, France, October 2002. pdf.

S. Crampton and M. Betke, "Finger Counter: A Human-Computer Interface." 7th ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces for All," UI4ALL 2002, pp. 195-196, Paris, France, October 2002. pdf.

J. Lombardi and M. Betke, "A Camera-based Eyebrow Tracker for Hands-free Computer Control via a Binary Switch." 7th ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces for All," UI4ALL 2002, pp. 199-200, Paris, France, October 2002. pdf.

H. Hong, M. Betke, S. Teng, D. Thomas, and J. P. Ko, "Multilevel 3D Registration of Lung Surfaces in Computed Tomography Scans -- Preliminary Experience," International Conference on Diagnostic Imaging and Analysis, ICDIA 2002, pp. 90-95, Shanghai, China, August 2002. pdf.

J. Wang, M. Betke, and J. P. Ko, "Segmentation of Pulmonary Fissures on Diagnostic CT -- Preliminary Experience," International Conference on Diagnostic Imaging and Analysis, ICDIA 2002, pp. 107-112, Shanghai, China, August 2002. pdf.

W. Mullally, M. Betke, H. Hong, J. Wang, K. Mann, and J. P. Ko, "Multi-criterion 3D Segmentation and Registration of Pulmonary Nodules on CT: A Preliminary Investigation," International Conference on Diagnostic Imaging and Analysis, ICDIA 2002, pp. 176-181, Shanghai, China, August 2002. pdf.

J. Gips, P. DiMattia, M. Betke, "Collaborative Development of New Access Technology and Communication Software," 10th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, ISAAC 2002, Odense, Denmark, August 2002. pdf.

M. Betke, E. Naftali and N. C. Makris, "Necessary Conditions to Attain Performance Bounds on Structure and Motion Estimates of Rigid Objects," Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR 2001) Vol. 1, pp. 448-455, Kauai, Hawaii, December 2001. pdf.

K. Grauman, M. Betke, J. Gips, G. R. Bradski, "Communication via Eye Blinks - Detection and Duration Analysis in Real Time," Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference CVPR 2001, Vol. 2, pp. 1010-1017, Kauai, Hawaii, December 2001. pdf.

M. Betke, H. Hong, and J. P. Ko, "Automatic 3D Registration of Lung Surfaces in Computed Tomography Scans," Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI 2001. 4th International Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands, October 14-17, 2001, Proceedings. pp. 725-733. Springer-Verlag. Abstract. pdf.

J. Gips, M. Betke, and P. A. DiMattia, "Early Experiences Using Visual Tracking for Computer Access by People with Profound Physical Disabilities." In C. Stephanidis, editor, Universal Access in HCI: Towards an Information Society for All: 1st International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, UAHCI 2001 , pp. 914-918, New Orleans, LA, August 2001. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers. pdf.

G. Kollios, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke, "Motion Mining: Discovering Spatio-Temporal Patterns in Databases of Human Motion." 2001 ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Research Issues in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, DMKD 2001, pp. 25-32, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2001. pdf.

M. Betke and W. Mullally, "Preliminary Investigation of Real-Time Monitoring of a Driver in City Traffic." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Vehicles, IV 2000, pp. 563-568, Dearborn, MI, October 2000. pdf (color), pdf (bw), ps.Z, ps.

J. Gips, M. Betke, P. Fleming, "The Camera Mouse: Preliminary Investigation of Automated Visual Tracking for Computer Access." Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2000 Annual Conference, RESNA 2000, pp. 98-100, Orlando, FL, July 2000. pdf.

M. Betke, W. Mullally, J. Magee, "Active Detection of Eye Scleras in Real Time." Proceedings of the IEEE CVPR Workshop on Human Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis, HMAS 2000, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2000. pdf, ps, ps.gz.

M. Betke and J. P. Ko, "Detection of Pulmonary Nodules on CT and Volumetric Assessment over Time." In C. Taylor and A. Colchester, editors, Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI'99. Second International Conference, Cambridge, UK, September 19-22, 1999, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1679/1999, pp. 245-252, Springer-Verlag, Berlin. Abstract. pdf.

M. Betke and J. Kawai, "Gaze Detection via Self-Organizing Gray-Scale Units." Proceedings of the International Workshop on Recognition, Analysis, and Tracking of Faces and Gestures in Real-Time Systems, pp. 70-76, Kerkyra, Greece, September 1999. pdf.

M. Betke and H. Nguyen, "Highway Scene Analysis from a Moving Vehicle under Reduced Visibility Conditions," IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Vehicles (IV), pp. 131-136, Stuttgart, Germany, October 1998. pdf. Also, BCCS-98-1.

M. Betke and N. Makris, "Information-Conserving Object Recognition." Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp. 145-152, Bombay, India, January 1998. pdf.

M. Betke, E. Haritaoglu and L. Davis, "Highway Scene Analysis." Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC'97, pp. 812-817, Boston, November 9-12, 1997. pdf.

M. Betke, E. Haritaoglu and L. Davis, "Multiple Vehicle Detection and Tracking in Hard Real Time." Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pp. 351-356, Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan, September 19-20, 1996. pdf.

B. Awerbuch, M. Betke, R. Rivest, and M. Singh, "Piecemeal Graph Exploration by a Mobile Robot." Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Computational Learning Theory (COLT), pp. 321-328, July 1995. pdf. Also, MIT-LCS-TM-512.

M. Betke and N. Makris, "Fast Object Recognition in Noisy Images Using Simulated Annealing." Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp. 523-530, June 1995. pdf. Also MIT-AI-Memo-1510.

M. Betke and L. Gurvits, "Mobile Robot Localization using Landmarks." Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ/GI International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 135-142, September 1994. pdf.

M. Betke, R. Rivest, and M. Singh, "Piecemeal Learning of an Unknown Environment." Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference on Computational Learning Theory (COLT), pp. 277-286, July 1993. pdf. Also, MIT-AI-Memo-1474.

Keynote Addresses, Invited Papers, Book Chapters, and Editorials:

M. Betke, T. Hedrick, D. Theriault. "Multi-Camera Videography Methods for Aeroecology." In Aeroecology, edited by P. B. Chilson, W. F. Frick, J. F. Kelly, and F. Liechti. Springer International Publishing AG, 2017. pdf

C. Spampinato, G. M. Farinella, B. Boom, V. Mezaris, M. Betke, and R. B. Fisher. "Editorial: Special issue on animal and insect behaviour understanding in image sequences." The EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2015:1, January 30, 2015.

I. Maglogiannis, F. Makedon, G. Pantziou, and M. Betke. "Editorial: Pervasive technologies and assistive environments: Cognitive systems for assistive environments: Special issue of PETRA 2010 and 2011 conferences." Universal Access in the Information Society: 13(1):1--4, March 2014.

I. Maglogiannis, M. Betke, G. Pantziou, and F. Makedon. "Editorial: Assistive environments for the disabled and senior citizens: Theme issue of the PETRA 2010 and 2011 conferences." Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 18(1):1--3, January 2014.

M. Betke. "Understanding Animal Flight with Three-dimensional and Infrared Computer Vision: Invited Keynote Talk." In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis for Ecological Data (MAED' 13), Barcelona, Spain, October 2013. pdf.

M. Betke. "Intelligent Interfaces to Empower People with Disabilities." In Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments. H. Nakashima, J. C. Augusto, and H. Aghajan (Editors), Springer Verlag. 2010. ISBN: 0387938079. pdf. Introduction.

T. H. Kunz, M. Betke, N. I. Hristov, and M. Vonhof. Methods for assessing colony size, population size, and relative abundance of bats. In T. H. Kunz and S. Parsons, editors, Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats. 2nd Edition. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 2009. pdf.

S. Sclaroff, M. Betke, G. Kollios, J. Alon, V. Athitsos, R. Li, J. Magee, and T. Tian. "Tracking, analysis, recognition of human gestures in video." In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), pages 806-810, Seoul, Korea, August 2005. pdf.

S. Sclaroff, G. Kollios, M. Betke, and R. Rosales, "Motion Mining." In M. Tucci, editor, Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Multimedica Databases and Image Communication, MDIC 2001, pp. 16-32, Amalfi, Italy, September 17-18, 2001. pdf. Abstract

Abstracts and Posters:

Mahir Patel, Yiwen Gu, Lucas Carstensen, Micheal E. Hasselmo, and Margrit Betke. 3D Multimodal Dataset and Token-based Pose Optimization. CV4Animals Workshop: Computer Vision for Animal Behavior Tracking and Modeling. In conjunction with Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 19-24, 2022, New Orleans, Lousiana. Poster.

Saurav Chennuri, Anne Billot, Sha Lai , Prakash Ishwar, Margrit Betke, and Swathi Kiran. 2022. Feature Analysis and Extraction for Post Aphasia Recovery Prediction. 26th UK Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. 27 - 29 July 2022, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge. Poster.

Russel Thompson, Jason Li, Kaihong Wang, Lauren Etter, Ingrid Camelo, Ilse Castro, Bindu Setty, Hailey Chang, Margrit Betke, Rachel Pieciak, and Christopher Gill. Using Artificial Intelligence to Interpret Pneumonia CXR (chest X ray) Findings in Children with a Phone Application Platform. The Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR) 2022 Annual Meeting, April 27-May 1, Denver, Colorado. Poster.

Ingrid Camelo, Rachel Pieciak, Ilse Castro-Aragon, Bindu Setty, Margrit Betke, Lauren Etter, Jason Li, Russell Thompson, Christopher Gill. Concordance between Chest X Ray (CXR) and Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Findings in Children Diagnosed with RSV Infection by Nasopharyngeal RT-PCR: The Zambia Experience. 9th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2022), Barcelona, Spain, 7-11 October 2022. Poster.

M. Betke, D. Theriault, Z. Wu, N. Fuller, M. Breslav, and B. Borucki. "Seeing in the dark -- an analysis of bat flight through stereographic infrared videography." In Proceedings of the 16th International Bat Research Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2013. Abstract.

Christopher Hung, Danna Gurari, and Margrit Betke. "Crowdsourced Annotation through Gamification," Boston University, Research Internship in Science and Engineering Program, Symposium Abstact, Summer 2013. Abstract.

N. Fuller, D. Theriault, A. Greco, Z. Wu, T. Kunz, J. Baillieul, and M. Betke. "Describing the Myotis Superhighway: Characteristics of Aggregated 3D Trajectories through a Cluttered Environment 42th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR 2012), San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2012. Abstract.

A. Greco, N. Fuller D. Theriault, Z. Wu, T. Kunz, J. Baillieul, and M. Betke. "Understanding Obstacle Avoidance in Myotis velifer through Analysis of Reconstructed 3D Flight Trajectories 42th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR 2012), San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2012. Abstract.

K. M. Gillman, G. Towne, A. J. Harwick, A. Gatnick, T. D. Little, M. Betke, Z. Wu, J. D. Reichard, D. S. Reynolds, and T. H. Kunz, "Myotis lucifugus at Maternity Colonies in Massachusetts: Assessing Impacts of White-nose Syndrome," 41st Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR 2011), Toronto, Canada, October 2011. Abstract.

N. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Conservation and management of the Brazilian free-tailed bat: colony size and activity patterns using thermal imaging." Symposium on the "Protection and Management of Rare and Endangered Subterranean Fauna," co-located with the 15th International Congress of Speleology, Kerrville, Texas USA, July 2009.

M. L. Walker, D. M. House, M. Betke, and J. Y. Wong. "Using automated cell tracking tools to quantify durokinesis and durotaxis in real time." Proceedings of the Biophysical Society 53rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, February 2009. Abstract.

T. H. Kunz, J. C. Chau, Z. Wu, L. Hong, J. D. Reichard, M. Betke, and T. D. C. Little. "A Novel, Remote-Controlled BatCam for Censusing Small Colonies of Bats." 38th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR 2008), Scranton, PA, October 2008. Abstract. Poster.

N. I. Hristov, L. C. Allen, E. Gillam, M. Betke, Z. Wu, and T. H. Kunz. "Mechanisms of self-organization in flying Brazilian free-tailed bats" (Tadarida brasiliensis). In the Proceedings of the 38th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR), Scranton, PA, October 2008.

N. I. Hristov, L. C. Allen, E. Gillam, M. Betke, Z. Wu, and T. H. Kunz. "Mechanisms of self-organization in flying Brazilian free-tailed bats" (Tadarida brasiliensis). The 45th Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society (ABS), Snowbird, UT, August 2008.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Applications of Thermal Infrared Imaging in Field Biology." Symposia and Oral Abstracts. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 47(Supplement 1):e1--e152, December 2007. Oral presentation at The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, SICB 2008, San Antonio, TX, January 2-6, 2008. Abstract.

L. Premerlani, M. Betke, S. Sclaroff, and T. H. Kunz. "Stereoscopic Reconstruction and Analysis of Infrared Videos of Bats." International Conference on Complex Systems ICCS 2007, October 28 - November 2, Boston, MA. Abstract.

T. H. Kunz, N. I. Hristov, and M. Betke. "Seasonal Emergence Behavior of Brazilian Free-tailed Bats at Carlsbad Caverns." International Conference on Complex Systems ICCS 2007, October 28 - November 2, Boston, MA. Abstract.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, L. Premerlani, M. Procopio, and T. H. Kunz. "Thermal Imaging Reveals Highly Variable Nightly and Seasonal Activity Patterns of Brazilian Free-tailed Bats at Carlsbad Caverns." XIV International Bat Research Conference (IBRC) and the 37th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR), Mérida, 19-23 August 2007.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Lessons in History: Colony Size and Population Decline of Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats at Carlsbad Caverns," Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), 2007 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 2007, Abstract.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Lessons in History: Colony Size and Population Decline of Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats at Carlsbad Caverns," 36th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR), Wilmington, NC, October, 2006. pdf.

L. B. Premerlani, M. Betke, N. Hristov, J. J. Magee, J. Reichard, S. Sclaroff, T. H. Kunz. "Stereoscopic Reconstruction of Flight Paths of Foraging Bats Using Multiple Thermal Infrared Cameras," 36th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR), Wilmington, NC, October, 2006. pdf.

N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. " Assessment of Brazilian free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) populations using advanced infrared thermal imaging." Symposia and Oral Abstracts. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45(6):1015, 2005. Oral presentation at The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, SICB 2006, Orlando, FL, January 2006. Abstract.

M. Betke, T. H. Kunz, S. Tang, and D. E. Hirsh. "Censusing Brazilian Free-tailed Bats with Infrared Thermal Imaging - Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Initial Results." 34th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, October 2004. pdf.

E. Y. Lee, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Bats in Motion: Stereo Object Recognition and Trajectory Analysis of Flying Bats." 34th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, October 2004. pdf.

D. E. Hirsh, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz. "Computer Vision for Tracking Bats in Infrared Thermal Video: A Tool for Understanding the Behavior of Bats in Flight." 34th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, October 2004. pdf.

C. J. Cleveland, M. Betke, P. Federico, J. D. Frank, T. G. Hallam, J. Horn, T. H. Kunz, J. D. Lopez, G. F. McCracken, R. A. Medellin, A. Moreno-Valdez, C. G. Sansone, and J. K. Westbrook. "Economic value of pest control services by Brazilian free-tailed bats in Texas cotton production." In Proceedings of the 34th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR)}, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2004. pdf.

T. H. Kunz, M. Betke, D. Hirsh, N. Hristov, E. Lee, L. Allen, J. Reichard, and M. Bamberger and J. D. Bamberger. "Build it and they will come: Establishment of a founder colony of Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) in a man-made cave." In Proceedings of the 34th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR)}, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2004. pdf.

W. Mullally, E. Rietzel, G. Chen, N. Choi, M. Betke. "Fast Segmentation of Pulmonary Tumors by Contour Propagation in 4DCT." 46th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM 2004), Pittsburgh, PA, July, 2004. Abstract.

D. E. Hirsh, M. Betke, S. Crampton, J. Horn, and T. H. Kunz, "Censusing Brazilian Free-tailed Bats Using Infrared Thermal Imaging and Computer Vision Methods," 33rd Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, NASBR, Lincoln, Nebraska, October, 2003. D. Hirsh won the Lubee Bat Conservancy Award for an outstanding oral presentation. Abstract.

D. P. Gierga, G. Sharp, J. Brewer, M. Betke, C. G. Willett, and G. T. Y. Chen, "Correlation between External and Internal Markers for Abdominal Tumors: Implications for Respiratory Gating." The 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, ASTRO, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2003. Oral presentation. Abstract.

D. P. Gierga, G. T. Y. Chen, J. Kung, M. Betke, J. Lombardi, C. Willett, "Quantitative Fluoroscopy of Respiration-Induced Abdominal Tumor Motion and the Impact of Motion On IMRT Dose Distributions" The 45th American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, AAPM , San Diego, California, August 2003, Abstract.

J. P. Ko, H. Rusinek, E. Jacobs, R. Chandra, G. McGuinness, M. Betke, D. P. Naidich. "Volume quantitation of small pulmonary nodules on low dose chest CT: a phantom study." The Radiological Society of North America 87th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting RSNA 2001, Chicago, IL, November 2001. Abstract.

M. Betke, E. Haritaoglu and L. Davis, "Highway Scene Analysis in Hard Real Time" Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC'97, page 367, Boston, November 9-12, 1997. Abstract.

Technical Reports:

Kaihong Wang, Donghyun Kim, Rogerio Feris, Kate Saenko, Margrit Betke. Exploring Consistency in Cross-Domain Transformer for Domain Adaptive Semantic Segmentation. November 2022. 10 pages. https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.14703

Yi Zheng, Rushin H. Gindra, Emily J. Green, Eric J. Burks, Margrit Betke, Jennifer E. Beane, Vijaya B. Kolachalama. A graph-transformer for whole slide image classification. May 2022. 16 pages. https://arxiv.org/abs/2205.09671

Donghyun Kim, Kaihong Wang, Kate Saenko, Margrit Betke, Stan Sclaroff. A Unified Framework for Domain Adaptive Pose Estimation. April 2022. 24 pages. https://arxiv.org/abs/2204.00172

Kaihong Wang, Chenhongyi Yang, and Margrit Betke. Consistency Regularization with High-dimensional Non-adversarial Source-guided Perturbation for Unsupervised Domain Adaptation in Segmentation September 2020. 11 pages. https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.08610

Alyssa Smith, David Assefa Tofu, Mona Jalal, Edward Edberg Halim, Yimeng Sun, Vidya Akavoor, Margrit Betke, Prakash Ishwar, Lei Guo, and Derry Wijaya OpenFraming: We brought the ML; you bring the data. Interact with your data and discover its frames. August 2020. 8 pages. https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.06974

Nataniel Ruiz, Mona Jalal, Vitaly Ablavsky, Danielle Allessio, John Magee, Jacob Whitehill, Ivon Arroyo, Beverly Woolf, Stan Sclaroff, and Margrit Betke. Leveraging Affect Transfer Learning for Behavior Prediction in an Intelligent Tutoring System Authors. February 2020. 5 pages. https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.05242

Mehrnoosh Sameki, Sha Lai, Kate K. Mays, Lei Guo, Prakash Ishwar, Margrit Betke. BUOCA: Budget-Optimized Crowd Worker Allocation. https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.06237. January 2019.

E. Saraee, M. Jalal, M. Betke. SAVOIAS: A Diverse, Multi-Category Visual Complexity Dataset. 10 pages. arXiv preprint arXiv:1810.01771. September 2018.

Z. Wu, N. I. Hristov, T. H. Kunz, and M. Betke. Tracking-Reconstruction or Reconstruction-Tracking? Comparison of Two Multiple Hypothesis Tracking Approaches to Interpret 3D Object Motion from Several Camera Views. Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2010-030, Boston University. September 2010. Abstract. pdf. ps. In press (links will work soon).

D. M. House, M. L. Walker, Z. Wu, J. Y. Wong, and M. Betke. Tracking of cell populations to understand their spatio-temporal behavior in response to physical stimuli Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2010-031, Boston University. September 2010. Abstract. pdf. ps. In press (links will work soon).

J. J. Magee, S. Epstein and E. Missimer, and M. Betke. Adaptive mappings for mouse-replacement interfaces. Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2010-029, Boston University. September 2010. Abstract. pdf. ps. In press (links will work soon).

J. Magee and M. Betke. HAIL: hierarchical adaptive interface layout. Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2010-028, Boston University. September 2010. Abstract. pdf. ps. In press (links will work soon).

D. H. Theriault, Z. Wu, N. I. Hristov, S. M. Swartz, K. S. Breuer, T. H. Kunz, and M. Betke. Reconstruction and analysis of 3D trajectories of Brazilian free-tailed bats in flight. Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2010-027, Boston University. September 2010. Abstract. pdf. ps. In press (links will work soon).

E. S. Missimer, S. Epstein, John J. Magee, and M. Betke. Customizable Keyboard. Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2010-023, Boston University. August 12, 2010. Abstract. pdf. ps.

S. Deshpande and M. Betke. RefLink: An Interface that Enables People with Motion Impairments to Analyze Web Content and Dynamically Link to References, Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2009-008, Boston University. March 11, 2009. Abstract. pdf. ps.

W. Mullally, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke. Example-Based Image Registration via Boosted Classifiers, Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2009-007, Boston University. March 11, 2009. Abstract. pdf. ps.

S. Epstein, M. Betke. Active Hidden Models for Tracking with Kernel Projections, Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2009-006, Boston University. March 10, 2009. Abstract. pdf. ps.

Z. Wu, N. Hristov, T. Hedrick, T. Kunz, M. Betke. Tracking a Large Number of Objects from Multiple Views, Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2008-025, Boston University. March 10, 2009. Abstract. pdf. ps.

M. Betke. "Camera-based Interfaces and Assistive Software for People with Severe Motion Impairments." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2008-025, Boston University. October 1, 2008. Abstract. pdf. ps.

W.-B. Kim, C. Kwan, I. Fedyuk, and M. Betke. "Camera Canvas: Image Editor for People with Severe Disabilities." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2008-010, Boston University. June 14, 2008. Abstract. pdf.

J. Wang, V. Athitsos, S. Sclaroff, and M. Betke. "Object Detection at the Optimal Scale with Hidden State Shape Models." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2006-026, Boston University. October 2, 2006. Abstract. pdf.

B. Waber, J. Magee, and M. Betke. "Web Mediators for Accessible Browsing." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2006-007, Boston University. May 11, 2006. Abstract. pdf.

W. Akram, L. Tiberii, and M. Betke. "A customizable camera-based human computer interaction system allowing people with disabilities autonomous hands free navigation of multiple computing tasks." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2006-006, Boston University. May 11, 2006. Abstract. pdf.

M. Gorman, M. Betke, E. Saltzman and A. Lahav. "MusicMaker -- A Camera-based Music Making Tool for Physical Rehabilitation." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-032, Boston University. December 8, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

V. Rodeski, W. Mullally, C. Bellardine, K. Lutchen and M. Betke. "Computing a Uniform Scaling Parameter for 3D Registration of Lung Surfaces." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-027, Boston University. July 7, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

T. Castelli, M. Betke, and C. Neidle. "Facial Feature Tracking and Occlusion Recovery in American Sign Language." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-024, Boston University. July 7, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

B. Waber, J. Magee and M. Betke. "Fast Head Tilt Detection for Human-Computer Interaction." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-023, Boston University. July 7, 2005 Abstract. pdf.

V. Athitsos, J. Wang, S. Sclaroff and M. Betke. "Detecting Instances of Shape Classes That Exhibit Variable Structure." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-021, Boston University. June 8, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

M. Chau, and M. Betke. "Real Time Eye Tracking and Blink Detection with USB Cameras." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-012, Boston University. April 28, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

J. Wang, E. Gu, and M. Betke. "MosaicShape: Stochastic Region Grouping with Shape Prior." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-008, Boston University. February 27, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

M. Betke, O. Gusyatin, and M. Urinson. "SymbolDesign: A User-centered Method to Design Pen-based Interfaces and Extend the Functionality of Pointer Input Devices" Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2005-007, Boston University. February 27, 2005. Abstract. pdf.

M. Betke, J. Wang and J. P. Ko , Integrated Chest Image Analysis System "BU-MIA." Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2004-001, Boston University. January 7, 2004. Abstract. pdf.

J. Lombardi and M. Betke, "A Self-initializing Eyebrow Tracker for Binary Switch Emulation," Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2002-023, Boston University. September 20, 2002. Abstract. pdf.

M. Betke, H. Hong, and J. P. Ko, "Automatic 3D Registration of Lung Surfaces in Computed Tomography Scans," Department of Computer Science Technical Report BUCS-2001-004, Boston University. April 24, 2001. Abstract. pdf.

M. Betke and N. Makris, "Information-Conserving Object Recognition" UMD-CfAR-TR-858.

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