Zoran Zivkovic, Ph.D.
e-mail: palindromoroz at yahoo.com
URL:http://www.zoranz.net

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JOURNAL PAPERS:

[12] "A geometrically constrained image similarity measure for visual mapping, localization and navigation"
B. Kröse, O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic
under revision, 2010.

[11] "Wireless smart camera network for real-time human 3D pose reconstruction"
Z. Zivkovic
Computer Vision Image Understanding, vol. 114, no. 11, pages 1215-1222, 2010.

[10] "Efficient data association for view based SLAM using connected dominating sets"
O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic, B. Kröse
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 57, no. 12, pages 1225-1234, 2009.

[9] "Approximate Bayesian methods for kernel-based object tracking"
Z. Zivkovic , A. Cemgil, B. Kröse
Computer Vision Image Understanding, vol. 113, pages 743-749, 2009.

[8] "From sensors to human spatial concepts: an annotated dataset"
Z. Zivkovic, O. Booij, B. Kröse, E.Topp, H.I.Christensen
IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 24, no.2, pages 501-505, 2008.

[7] "From sensors to human spatial concepts" (Special Issue Introduction)
Z. Zivkovic, J. Kosecka
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 56, no. 6, pages 481-482,2008.

[6] "From images to rooms"
Z. Zivkovic, O. Booij , B. Kröse
Robotic and Autonomous Systems, vol.55, no.5, pages 411-418, 2007.

[5] "From sensors to human spatial concepts" (Special Issue Introduction)
Z. Zivkovic, B. Kröse
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 55, no. 5, pages 357-358,2007.

[4] "Determination of the stability constants for cobalt, nickel and palladium homogeneous catalyst complexes containing triphenylphosphine ligands"
T. Djekic, Z. Zivkovic, A.G.J. van der Ham, A.B. de Haan
Applied Catalysis A: General, vol. 308, pages 144-152, 2006.

[3] "Efficient adaptive density estimation per image pixel for the task of background subtraction"
Z. Zivkovic , F. van der Heijden
Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 27, no. 7, pages 773-780, 2006.

[2] "Recursive unsupervised learning of finite mixture models "
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol.26, no.5, pages 651-656, 2004.

[1] "Improving the selection of feature points for tracking"
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden,
Pattern Analysis and Applications, vol.7, no.2, pages 144-150, 2004.
 

BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS AND EDITED VOLUMES:

[8] Smart Cameras for Wireless Camera Networks: Architecture Overview
Z.Zivkovic, R.Kleihorst
In A.Cavallaro, H.Aghajan, editors, Multi-Camera Networks: Concepts and Applications, pages 497-511, Elsevier, 2009.

[7] Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal Special Issue: From Sensors to Human Spatial Concepts
Editors: Z.Zivkovic, J.Kosecka
Elsevier, vol.56, no.6, 2008.

[6] People Detection using Multiple Sensors on a Mobile Robot
Z.Zivkovic, B.Kröse
In D.Kragic, V.Kyrki, editors, Unifying Perspectives in Computational and Robot Vision, Lecture Notes Electrical Engineering , Vol. 8, Springer, May 2008.

[5] "Proceedings of the IROS 2008 workshop: Network Robot Systems: human concepts of space and activity, integration and applications"
Editors: N.Hagita, A.Sanfeliu, Y-J.Cho, H.Ishiguro, Z.Zivkovic, B.Kröse, H.Hashimoto
IROS, 2008.

[4] "Proceedings of the IROS 2007 workshop: From Sensors to Human Spatial Concepts"
Editors: Z.Zivkovic, J.Kosecka
IROS, 2007.

[3] Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal Special Issue: From Sensors to Human Spatial Concepts
Editors: Z.Zivkovic, B.Kröse
Elsevier, vol.55, no.5,2007.

[2] "Proceedings of the IROS 2006 workshop: From Sensors to Human Spatial Concepts"
Editors: Z.Zivkovic, B.Kröse, H.I.Christensen, R.Siegwart, R.Chatila
IROS, 2006.

[1] "Motion Detection and Object Tracking in Image Sequences"
Z.Zivkovic
PhD thesis, University of Twente, ISBN: 90-9016982-2, June 2003.

REFEREED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS:

[30] "Efficient probabilistic planar robot motion estimation given pairs of images"
O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic, B. Kröse
Robotics Science and Systems Conference, 2010.

[29] "Toward low latency gesture control using smart camera network"
Z. Zivkovic, C-C Chang, R. Kleihorst, V. Kliger, A. Danilin, B. Schueler, H. Aghajan, G. Arturi
IEEE Embedded Computer Vision Workshop (CVPR), 2008.

[28] "Distributed Smart Camera Calibration using Blinking LED"
M. Koch, Z. Zivkovic, R. Kleihorst, H. Corporaal
Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, 2008.

[27] "Real-time Implementations of Hough Transform on SIMD Architecture"
Y. He, Z. Zivkovic, R. Kleihorst, A. Danilin, H. Corporaal
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, 2008.

[26] "Real-Time Hough Transform on 1-D SIMD Processors: Implementation and Architecture Exploration"
Y. He, Z. Zivkovic, R. Kleihorst, A. Danilin, H. Corporaal
Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, 2008.

[25] "Sampling in image space for vision based SLAM"
O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic, B. Kröse
Inside Data Association Workshop (Robotics: Science and Systems Conference), 2008.

[24] "Part based people detection using 2D range data and images"
Z. Zivkovic and B. Kröse
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2007.

[23] "Layered image model using binary PCA transparency masks"
Z. Zivkovic
British Machine Vision Conference, 2007.

[22] "A geometrically constrained image similarity measure for visual mapping, localization and navigation"
B. Kröse, O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic
European Conference on Mobile Robots, 2007.

[21] "Navigation Using an Appearance Based Topological Map"
O. Booij, B. Terwijn, Z. Zivkovic, B. Kröse
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2007.

[20] "Part Based People Detection on a Mobile Robot"
Z. Zivkovic and B. Kröse
IEEE ICRA2007 Workshop: From features to actions, 2007.

[19] "Towards foveated part based people detection"
Z. Zivkovic and B. Kröse
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Systems , 2007.

[18] "Transformation invariant component analysis for binary images"
Z. Zivkovic and J.J. Verbeek
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pages 254-259, 2006.

[17] "Hierarchical Map Building and Planning based on Graph Partitioning"
Z. Zivkovic, B. Bakker and B. Kröse
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 803-809, 2006.

[16] "BIRON, where are you? Enabling a robot to learn new places in a real home environment by integrating spoken dialog and visual localization"
T. Spexard, S. Li, B. Wrede, J. Fritsch, G. Sagerer, O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic, B. Terwijn and B. Kröse
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2006.

[15] "Sparse appearance based modeling for robot localization"
O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic and B. Kröse
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2006.

[14] "Methodological Issues of Annotating Vision Sensor Data using Subjects’ Own Judgement of Comfort in a Robot Human Following Experiment"
K. Koay, Z. Zivkovic, K. Dautenhahn, M. Walters, N. Otero and A. Alissandrakis
IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 06), 2006.

[13] "On Matching Interest Regions Using Local Descriptors - Can an Information Theoretic Approach Help?"
Z. Zivkovic, B. Kröse
British Machine Vision Conference, pages:50-58, 2005.

[12] "Hierarchical Map Building Using Visual Landmarks and Geometric Constraints"
Z.Zivkovic, B. Bakker and B. Kröse
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pages:7-12, 2005.

[11]"Hierarchical Dynamic Programming for Robot Path Planning"
B. Bakker, Z. Zivkovic and B. Kröse
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pages:3720-3725, 2005.

[10] "Keeping track of humans: have I seen this person before?"
W.Zajdel, Z.Zivkovic and B.Krose
IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation 2005, Barcelona, Spain,2005

[9] "An EM-like algorithm for color-histogram-based object tracking"
Z.Zivkovic, B.Krose
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2004

[8] "Optical-flow-driven Gadgets for Gaming User Interface"
Z.Zivkovic
International Conference on Entertainment Computing, 2004

[7] "A probabilistic model for an EM-like object tracking algorithm using color-histograms"
Z.Zivkovic, B.Krose
6th IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (in connection with ECCV2004), May, 2004

[6] "Improved adaptive Gausian mixture model for background subtraction"
Z.Zivkovic
International Conference Pattern Recognition, UK, August, 2004

[5] "Two video analysis applications using background/foreground segmentation"
Z.Zivkovic, M.Petkovic, R.van Mierlo, M.van Keulen, F.van der Heijden, W.Jonker, E. Rijnierse
IEE Visual Information Engineering Conference, UK, 2003

[4] "Better Features to Track by Estimating the Tracking Convergence Region"
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden
International Conference Pattern Recognition, Canada, August, 2002

[3] "Combining a priori knowledge and sensor information for updating the global position of an autonomous vehicle"
Z.Zivkovic, A.Schoute, F.van der Heijden
The 8th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, June, 2002

[2] "A stabilized adaptive appearance changes model for 3D head tracking"
Z.Zivkovic,F.van der Heijden
2nd IEEE International Workshop on Recognition, Analysis and Tracking of Faces and Gestures in Real-time Systems (in connection with ICCV2001), Vancouver, Canada, July 2001

[1] "Recognizing Strokes in Tennis Videos Using Hidden Markov Models"
M.Petkovic, Z.Zivkovic, W.Jonker
IASTED International Conference Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing, 2001

ABSTRACT BASED CONTRIBUTIONS AND NATIONAL CONFERENCES:

[20] "How smart is my brand new LCD TV"
Z. Zivkovic
Invited speech, ISLA Lab, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2010

[19] "Video processing inside LCD TV"
Z. Zivkovic
Invited speech, Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2009

[18] "Mapping Large Environments with an Omnivideo Camera"
I. Esteban, O. Booij, Z. Zivkovic and B. Kröse
14th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2008

[17] "Toward robust multi-sensor person detection from a mobile robot"
Z. Zivkovic
Invited speech, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Denmark, 2007

[16] "Image Based navigation using a topological map"
O. Booij, B. Terwijn, Z. Zivkovic, B. Krose
13th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2007

[15] "Visual Object Recognition and Localization using a Visual Vocabulary Framework"
D. Crezee, A. Noulas, Z. Zivkovic, B. Krose
13th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2007

[14] "Pruning the image set for appearance based robot localization"
O.Booij, Z.Zivkovic and B.Kröse
12th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2006

[13] "Transformation invariant component analysis for binary images"
Z.Zivkovic
The Dutch Society for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing (NVPHBV) - Spring meeting, 2006.

[12] "Detecting and tracking moving object"
Z.Zivkovic
Invited speech, TNO Physics and Electronics Laboratory, Den Haag, January 2005.

[11] "Pruning the image set for appearance based robot localization"
O.Booij, Z.Zivkovic and B.Kröse
11th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2005

[10]"Keeping track of people"
W.Zajdel, Z.Zivkovic and B.Kröse
10th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2004

[9]"A probabilistic model for an EM-like object tracking algorithm using color-histograms"
Z.Zivkovic
TNO-IAS Kenniscentrum meeting, 2004

[8] "Adaptive recursive probability density estimation for background modeling "
Z.Zivkovic
The Dutch Society for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing (NVPHBV) - Spring meeting, 2003.

[7] "Adaptive recursive learning of finite mixture models"
Z.Zivkovic
The Dutch Society for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing - Fall meeting, 2002.

[6] "Video based object tracking"
Z. Zivkovic
Invited speech, TNO Physics and Electronics Laboratory, Den Haag, 2002.

[5] "Real-time 3D head tracking"
Z.Zivkovic
The Dutch Society for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing - Spring Meeting, 2001

[4] "Robust Real-time 3D head tracking"
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden
7th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2001

[3] "Image processing and feature extraction for recognizing strokes in tennis game videos"
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden, M.Petkovic, W.Jonker
7th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2001

[2] "Image processing and feature extraction for recognizing strokes in tennis game videos"
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden, M.Petkovic, W.Jonker
7th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, the Netherlands, June 2001

[1] "A finite element model for articulated object tracking - human motion capture"
Z.Zivkovic, F.van der Heijden, Z.Houkes
6th Annual Conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, Belgium, June 2000

TECHNICAL REPORTS:

[3] "How did we built our hyperbolic mirror omnidirectional camera - practical issues and basic geometry"
Z.Zivkovic, O. Booij
Technical Report IAS-UVA-05-04, Informatics Institute, University of Amsterdam, 2005.

[2] "Adaptive background modelling"
R Willemink, Z Zivkovic
Technical report, University of Twente, 2002

[1] "Vision system for an autonomous vehicle"
Z Zivkovic
IAESTE practical training, University of Twente, 1998.

SUPERVISED MSc THESES:

[8] "Distributed Smart Camera Calibration"
Michael Koch, Techical University Eindhoven

[7] "Object Class Recognition and Localisation using a Visual Vocabulary Framework"
Derk Crezee, University of Amsterdam

[6] "Interactive camera-based games in the library"
Marijn Speelman, University of Amsterdam

[5] "Visual Trajectory Based SLAM"
Isaac Esteban, University of Amsterdam

[4] "Real-time Face Detection"
Karim Ayachi, University of Amsterdam

[3] "Vision based measuring traffic parameters and even detection"
Rudy van Mierlo, University of Twente

[2] "DEM production by digital videogrammetry"
Rogier Bloom, University of Twente

[1] "Tracking animals in complex scenes"
Fred Gaus,University of Twente

SUPERVISED PhD THESES:

[1] "Spatial cognition and multimodal situation awareness"
Olaf Booij, University of Amsterdam, in progress

DEMOS:

[7] "Real-time 3D pose reconstruction using smart camera network"
Presented at: NXP Semiconductors internal demo (2007-2008)

[6] "Robot navigation, map generation and interaction with people", Olaf Booij
Presented at: EU-Project Cogniron demo (2004-2008)

[5] "Real-time extended mean-shift deformable object tracking"
Presented at: IEEE PETS workshop 2004 (ECCV 2004), NVPHBV Meeting 2004, etc.

[4] "Shape sorting visual motion interactive game"
Presented at: University of Twente and University of Amsterdam open-days, etc.

[3] "Tracking demo - interactive game", Presented at NHPHBV Fall meeting 2002.

[2] "A traffic monitoring system", with Rudy van Mierlo, Presented at: ICT knowledge congress 2002, Mechatronics Forum International Conference 2002,etc.

[1] "Real-time 3D head tracking", Presented at: ICCV 2001, ASCI conference 2001, etc.

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