Bülent Sankur

Bülent Sankur

Contact Info

E-mail: bulent.sankur at boun.edu.tr
Postal Mail: Bogazici University, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Dept., Bebek, 34342, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 359 64 14
Fax:      +90 212 287 24 65

  • EURASIP Society Meritorious Service Award, 2013
  • Member of Academy of Sciences, 2011
  • Lifelong Service Award of TÜBİSAD and Türk Bilişim Derneği, 2010
  • Elginkan Foundation Award for Service to Culture, February 2009
  • Turkish Association of Computer Machinery Special Award for Achievement, March 2006
  • Bogazici University Rector’s Award of Achievement in Research, July 2005
  • Mustafa Parlar Foundation award for Science, December 2002
Human-Computer Interfaces and Biometry

• A. Savran, B. Sankur,  Non-rigid Registration Based Model-free 3D Facial Expression Recognition, Computer Vision and Image Understanding 162 (2017) 146–165  

• E. Lombardi, C. Wolf, O. Celiktutan and B. Sankur, Activity recognition from videos with paralel hypergraph matching on GPUs, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS FOR VIDEO TECHNOLOGY 1, 2015

• Oya Celiktutan, Christian Wolf, B. Sankur, Eric Lombardi, Fast Exact Hyper-Graph Matching for Spatio-Temporal Data, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, DOI 10.1007/s10851-014-0503-6, 2014

• Christian Wolf, Eric Lombardi, Julien Mille, Oya Celiktutan, Mingyuan Jiu, Moez Baccouche, Emmanuel Dellandré, Charles-Edmond Bichot, Christophe Garcia, B. Sankur, Evaluation of video activity localizations integrating quality and quantity measurements, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 127 (2014) 14–30

• Oya Çeliktutan, Sezer Ulukaya and B. Sankur, A Comparative Study of Face Landmarking Techniques, EURASIP J. on Image and Vision Processing, March 2013, doi:10.1186/1687-5281-2013-13

• O. Celiktutan, C. Wolf, B. Sankur, Real-Time Exact Graph Matching with Application in Human Action Recognition, HBU’12: 3. International Workshop on Human Behavior Understanding, Algarve, Portugal, October 2012.

• Arman Savran, B. Sankur, Mustafa Taha Bilge, Regression-based Intensity Estimation of Facial Action Units, Image Vision and Computing, 30 (2012), 774-784.

• A. Savran, B. Sankur, T. Bilge, Comparative Evaluation of 3D versus 2D Modality for Automatic Detection of Facial Action Units Pattern Recognition, 45, 767-782, February 2012.

• H.C. Akakin, B. Sankur, Robust Classification of Face and Head Gestures in Video, Image and Video Computing, 29, 470-483, 2011.

• A. Yüksel, L. Akarun, B. Sankur, Hand Biometry Based on Vein Geometry and Appearance, IET Computer Vision,  Vol. 5, Iss. 6, pp. 398–406, 2011.

• A. Savran, B. Sankur, T. Bilge, ESTIMATION OF FACIAL ACTION INTENSITIES ON 2D AND 3D DATA, EUSIPCO’2011: 19th European Conference on Signal Processing, Barcelona, 2011.

• H. C. Akakin, B. Sankur, Spatiotemporal Features for Effective Facial Expression Recognition, ECCV’2010: 11th European. Conf. on Computer Vision, Workshop on Sign Gesture Activity, September 2010.

• H. C. Akakin, B. Sankur, Spatiotemporal-Boosted DCT Features for Head and Face Gesture Analysis, ICPR’2010: Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Workshop on Human Behaviour Understanding, August 2010.

• A.Savran, B. Sankur, M. T. Bilge, Facial Action Unit Detection: 3D versus 2D Modality, CVPR’10 Workshop on Human Communicative Behavior Analysis, San Fransisco, USA, 2010.

• A. Savran, B. Sankur, Automatic Detection of Facial Actions from 3D Data, ICCV’09: Workshop on Human Computer Interaction, Kyoto, Japan, September-October 2009.

• A. Savran, B. Sankur, Non-Rigid Registration of 3D Surfaces by Deformable 2D Triangular Meshes, CVPR’08: Workshop on Non-Rigid Shape Analysis and Deformable Image Alignment (NORDIA'08), Alaska, 2008.

• A. Savran, Nese Alyuz, Hamdi Dibeklioglu, Oya Celiktutan, Berk Gokberk, Bulent Sankur, L. Akarun, Bosphorus Database for 3D Face Analysis, BIOID: European Workshop on Biometrics and Identity Management, Roskilde, Denmark, 2008.

• O. Celiktutan, Hatice Cınar, B. Sankur, Automatic Facial Feature Extraction Robust Against Facial Expressions and Pose Variations, IEEE Int. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Amsterdam, Holland, 17-19 Sept. 2008.

• B. Gokberk, H. Dutağacı, L. Akarun, B. Sankur, Representation Plurality and Decision Level Fusion for 3D Face Recognition, IEEE System Man and Cybernetics, PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 38, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2008, 155-173, 2008.

• H. Dutağacı, B. Sankur and E. Yörük, A comparative analysis of global hand appearance-based person recognition, J. Electronic Imaging, 17(1), 011018/1- 011018/19, Jan-March, 2008.

• O. Aran, İ. Arı, L. Akarun, B. Sankur, A. Benoit, A. Caplier, P. Campr, A. H. Carrillo, F.-X. Fanard, SignTutor: An Interactive System for Sign Language Tutoring, IEEE Multimedia, 16(1), 81-93, January-March 2009. Salah,

• H. Çınar, L. Akarun , B. Sankur, Exact 2D-3D Facial Landmarking for Registration and Recognition, Annales des Telecommunications, vol. 62, no.1-2, pp.1608-1633, 2007.

• E. Konukoglu, E. Yorük, J. Darbon, B. Sankur, Shape-Based Hand Recognition, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 15(7), 1803-1815, 2006.

• E. Yoruk, H. Dutagaci, B. Sankur, Hand Biometry, Image And Vision Computing, 24(5), 483-497, 2006. HAND SHAPE DATABASE (Binary Images of normalized left hands of 755 people. There are three images per person) Download

• H.K. Ekenel, B. Sankur, Feature selection in the independent component subspace for face recognition, Pattern Recognition Letters, 25, 1377–1388, 2004.

• H.K. Ekenel, B. Sankur, Multiresolution Face Recognition, Image and Vision Computing, 23(5), 469-477, 2005.

• V. Starovoitov, D. Samal, B. Sankur, Matching Of Faces in Camera Images and Document Photographs, ICASSP'2000, Int. Conference on Signal, Speech and Signal Processing, 5-9 June 2000, Istanbul.

• M. Reijnders, P. van Beek, B. Sankur, J.C.A. van der Lubbe, Facial Feature Localization and Adaptation of a Generic Face Model for Model Based Coding, Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 7, 57-75, March 1995.

• B. Esme, B. Sankur, E. Anarim, Facial Feature Extraction Using Genetic Algorithms, EUSIPCO-96, 8. European Signal Processing Conference, pp. 1511-1514, September 10-13, 1996, Trieste, Italy.

Image and Video Processing

• S. Aslan, C. B. Akgül, B. Sankur, E. T. Tunalı, Exploring visual dictionaries: A model driven perspective, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation 49 (2017) 315–331

• O. Dai, B. Demir, B. Sankur, L. Bruzzone, A Novel System for Content-Based Retrieval of Single and Multi-Label High-Dimensional Remote Sensing Images, IEEE J. Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11 (2018), 2473-2490

• S. Aslan, M. Yamac, B. Sankur,  A DCT-based multiscaled binary descriptor invariant to complex brightness changes, EUSIPCO 2016, Budapest, Hungary 

• Y. Cem Sübakan, Barış Kurt, A. Taylan Cemgil, B. Sankur, Probabilistic sequence clustering with spectral learning, Digital Signal Processing, 29 (2014), 1-19

• Omer C. Gurol, B. Sankur, Burak Acar, Mehmet Guney, Efficient Estimation of Disparity Statistics and their Use as a Predictor for Perceived 3D Video Scene Quality, EURASIP J. on Image and Vision Processing, 2013, 2013:53 (16 September 2013)

• C. B. Akgül, B. Sankur, F. Schmitt and Y. Yemez, Similarity Learning for 3D Object Retrieval using Relevance Feedback and Risk Minimization, International Journal of Computer Vision, 89, 392-407, 2010.

• H. Dutağacı, B. Sankur, Y. Yemez, Subspace building for retrieval of general 3D models, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 114 (2010), 865–886.

• K. Kayabol, E. Kuruoglu, J. L. Sanz, B. Sankur, E. Salerno D. Herranz, Adaptive Langevin Sampler for Separation of t-distribution Modelled Astrophysical Maps, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 19(9), 2357-2368, 2010.

• N. Ozay, B. Sankur, Automatic TV Logo Detection And Classification In Broadcast Videos, EUSIPCO 2009, Glasgow, U.K.

• K. Kayabol, E. Kuruoglu, B. Sankur, Bayesian Separation of Images Modelled with MRFs using MCMC, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 18(5), 982-994, 2009.

• Koray Kayabol, Ercan E. Kuruoglu, Bulent Sankur, Emanuele Salerno and Luigi Bedini, Fast MCMC Separation for MRF Modelled Astrophysical Components, September, ICIP 2009, Egypt.

• K. Kayabol, E. Kuruoglu, B. Sankur, Image Source Separation using Color Channel Dependencies, International Conference on ICA and Signal Separation, March 2009, Brazil.

• C. B. Akgül, B. Sankur, F. Schmitt, Y.Yemez, 3D Model Retrieval using Probability Density-Based Shape Descriptors, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 31(6), 1117-1133, 2009.

• Ceyhun Burak Akgül, Bülent Sankur, Yücel Yemez and Francis Schmitt, Similarity Score Fusion by Ranking Risk Minimization, for 3D Object Retrieval, Shape Modeling International 2008, Crete, Greece.

• K. Kayabol, B. Sankur, E. Kuruoğlu, Source Separation in Images via MRFs with Variational Approximation, EUSIPCO’2007, Poznan, Poland

• C.B. Akgül, B. Sankur, F. Schmitt, Y. Yemez, Density-Based 3D Shape Descriptors, Eurasip Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Vol. 2007, Article ID 32503

• H. Dutagaci, B. Sankur, Transform-based Methods for Indexing and Retrieval of 3D Objects, The 5th International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2005.

• C. Erdem Eroglu, B. Sankur, M. Tekalp, Performance Measures for Video Object Segmentation and Tracking, IEEE Image Processing, 13(7), 937-950, July 2004.

B. Sankur, M. Sezgin, A Survey Over Image Thresholding Techniques And Quantitative Performance Evaluation, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 13(1), 146-165, January, 2004. (Available software: OTIMEC with graphic user interface for the execution of several (42) image thresholding algorithms)

• Avcibas, B. Sankur, N. Memon, K. Sayood, A successively refinable lossless image coding algorithm, IEEE Trans. Communications, March 2005.

• C. Erdem Eroglu, B. Sankur, M. Tekalp, Video Object Tracking with Feedback of Performance Measures, IEEE Circuit Systems and Video Processing, 13(4), 310-324, April 2003.

• M. Sezgin, B. Sankur, Image Multithresholding Based on Sample Moment Function, ICIP’2003: International Conference on Image Processing, Barcelona 2003.

• C.E. Eroglu, B. Sankur, Performance Measures for Video Object Segmentation and Tracking, SPIE Conf. Visual Communications and Image Processing 2003, Lugano, Switzerland, July 8-11 2003.

• F. Kurugollü, B. Sankur, E. Harmanci, Image Segmentation by Relaxation Using Constraint Satisfaction Neural Network, Journal of Image and Vision Computing, 20, 483-497, 2002.

• Avcibas, B. Sankur, K. Sayood, Statistical Evaluation of Image Quality Measures, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 11(2), 206-23, April 2002. (Availability software: QUALITY for the calculation of several (26) image quality measures)

• Avcibas, N. Memon, B. Sankur,, K. Sayood, Lossless and Near-Lossless Image Compression with Successive Refinement, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 9(10), 312-314, October 2002.

• V. Letournelle, B. Sankur, F. Pradeille, H. Maitre, Feature Extraction for Quality Asessment of Aerial Image Segmentation, ISPRS: International Soc. for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, PCV'02 Photogrammetric Computer Vision, 2002.

• F. Kurugollü, B. Sankur, E. Harmanci, Multiband Image Segmentation Using Histogram Multithresholding and Fusion, Journal of Image and Vision Computing, 9(13), 915-928, 2001. (Available software: SEGMEN Multithresholding and Constraint Satisfaction NN based segmentation programs).

• S. Oztürk, B. Sankur, T. Abak, Font Classification and Recognition in Document Images, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 10(2), 418-430, 2001.

• C. Erdem Eroglu, B. Sankur, Performance Evaluation Metrics for Object-Based Video Segmentation, EUSIPCO'2000: 10th European Signal Processing Conference, pp. 917-920, 5-8 September, Tampere, Finland (best paper award).

• Y. Yemez, B. Sankur, E. Anarim, A Quadratic Motion-Based Object-Oriented Video Codec, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 15, pp. 729-766, 2000.

• F.Kurugollü, B. Sankur, Image Segmentation Based on Multi-Scan Constraint Satisfaction Neural Network, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 20, pp. 1553-1563, 1999.

• H. Caglar, S. Güntürk, B. Sankur, E. Anarim, VQ-Adaptive Block Transform Coding of Images, IEEE Trans. Image Processing, Vol. 7, pp. 110-116, January 1998.

• V.V.Starovoitov, C. Kose, B. Sankur, Generalized Distance Based Matching of Nonbinary Images, ICIP'98, Inter. Conference on Image Processing, Chicago, October 4-7, 1998.

• Y. Yemez, T. Aydin, B. Sankur, E. Anarim, Multidirectional and Multiscale Edge Detection via M-Band Wavelet Transform, IEEE Trans. Image Processing, Vol. 5, pp. 1370-1377, 1996.

B.Sankur, R.A. van Schijndel, J.C.A. van der Lubbe, Two-Layer Coding for Videotelephone, Signal Processing: Image Communication, 295-303, 1993.

B.Sankur, J.C.A. van der Lubbe, M.F. Carreto Castro, Lossless Coding of Art Images for Museum Information Systems, ISCIS'92: Proc. 7th. International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, Antalya, Turkey, Oct. 29-Nov.2, 1992.

Security: Watermarking, Data Hiding, Anomaly Detection

• M. Yamac, B. Sankur, M. Gabbouj, Robust Data Hiding Scheme for Compressively Sensed Signals, EUSIPCO’2018, 26 th European Signal Processing Conference, Rome, 2018.

• M. Semerci, A. T. Cemgil, B. Sankur, An Intelligent Cyber Security System Against DDoS Attacks in SIP Networks, Computer Networks, Volume 136 (2018) 137-154.

• M. Yamac, B. Sankur, A.T. Cemgil, Malicious Users Discrimination in Organized Attacks Using Structured Sparsity, EUSIPCO’2017, 25 th European Signal Processing Conference, Kos, 2017.

• T. Ceritli, B. Kurt, C. Yildiz, B. Sankur, A.T. Cemgil, A Dictionary Learning Based Anomaly Detection Method for Network Traffic Data, ICML: International Conference on Machine Learning, New York 2016.

• C. Yildiz, M. Semerci, T. Ceritli, B. Kurt, A.T. Cemgil, B. Sankur, Change Point Detection for Monitoring SIP Networks, European Conference on Networks and Communications, Athens, 2016.

• M. Semerci, A.T. Cemgil, B. Sankur, Potential Malicious Users Discrimination with Time Series Behavior Analysis, ICML: International Conference on Machine Learning, New York 2016.

• B. Kurt, C. Yildiz, T. Ceritli, A.T. Cemgil, B. Sankur, A Bayesian Change Point Model for Detecting SIP-based DDoS Attacks, Digital Signal Processing, 2016 [submitted]

• B. Kurt, C. Yildiz, T. Ceritli, A.T. Cemgil, B. Sankur, A Real-Time SIP Network Simulation and Monitoring System, SoftwareX, (2016) [submitted].

• S.M.E. Sahraeian,, M.A. Akhaee, B. Sankur, F. Marvasti, Information Hiding with Maximum Likelihood Detector for Correlated Signals, Digital Signal Processing, 36, 144-155, 2015.

• Yamaç, Mehmet, Çağatay Dikici, and Bülent Sankur. Hiding data in compressive sensed measurements: A conditionally reversible data hiding scheme for compressively sensed measurements. Digital Signal Processing 48 (2016): 188-200.

• M. A. Akhaee, S. M. E. Sahraeian, F. Marvasti, B. Sankur, Robust Scaling-Based Image Watermarking Using Maximum-Likelihood Decoder with Optimum Strength Factor, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 11(5), 822-833, August 2009.

• H.M. Meral, E. Sevinç, B. Sankur, A. S. Özsoy, T. Güngör, Natural Language Watermarking via Morphosyntactic Alterations, Computer Speech and Language, 23, 107-125, 2009.

• O. Çeliktutan, B. Sankur, I. Avcıbaş, Blind Identification of Source Cell-phone Model, IEEE Trans. Information Security and Forensics, IEEE IFS-3, 553-566, September 2008.

• C G. Coatrieux, L. Lecornu, Ch. Roux, B. Sankur, A Review of Image Watermarking Applications in Healthcare, EMBC’2006: IEEE Int. Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, September 2006, New York.

• Sevinç Bayram, Ismail Avcıbaş, Bülent Sankur, Nasir Memon, Image Manipulation Detection, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 15(4), Oct-Dec. 2006.

• H. Ozer, B. Sankur, N. Memon, I. Avcıbaş, Detection of Audio Covert Channels using Statistical Footprints of Hidden Messages, Digital Signal Processing, 16, 389-401, 2006.

• I. Avcibas, M. Kharrazi, N. Memon, B. Sankur, Image Steganalysis with Binary Similarity Measures, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 17, 2749–2757, 2005.

• B. Coskun, B. Sankur, N. Memon, Spatio-Temporal Transform-Based Video Hashing, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 8(6), 1190-1208, 2006.

• H. Özer, B. Sankur, N. Memon, E. Anarım, Perceptual Audio Hashing Functions, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing 2005:12, 1–14.

• Bastug, B. Sankur, Improving the Payload of Watermarking Channels via LDPC Coding, IEEE Signal Proc. Letters, 11(2), 90-92, February 2004.

• H. Ozer, B. Sankur, N. Memon, An SVD Based Audio Watermarking Technique, ACM Workshop on Multimedia and Security, August 1-2, 2005, New York.

• O. Ekici, B. Sankur, B. Coskun, U. Naci, M. Akcay, Comparative Assessment of Semifragile Watermarking Methods, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 13(1), 209-216, January 2004.

• I. Avcibas, B. Sankur, N. Memon, Steganalysis of Watermarking and Steganographic Techniques Using Image Quality Metrics, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 12(2), 21-229, 2003.

• S. Baudry, J.F. Delaigle, B. Sankur, B. Macq, H. Maitre, Analyses of Error Correction Strategies for Typical Communication Channels in Watermarking, Signal Processing, 81(6), 1239-1250, June 2001 .

• S. Zinger, Z. Jin, H. Maitre, B. Sankur, Optimization of Watermarking Performances Using Error Correcting Codes and Repetition, CMS’2001: Communications and Multimedia Security, May 2001, 229-240, Darmsadt, Germany.

• C. Coatrieux, H. Maitre, B. Sankur, Y. Rolland, R. Collorec, Relevance of Watermarking in Medical Imaging, 2000 IEEE EMBS Conf. On Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine, 250-255, Nov. 2000, Arlington, USA.


Biomedical Signal Processing

• K. Ciftci, B. Sankur, A. Akin, Y. Kahya, Multilevel Statistical Inference From Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Data During Stroop Interference, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering, 55(9), 2212-2220, 2008.

• Koray Ciftci, Bulent Sankur, Yasemin P. Kahya and Ata Akin, Constraining the general linear model for sensible hemodynamic response function waveforms, Med Biol Eng Comput, 2008, DOI 10.1007/s11517-008-0347-6.

• C. B. Akgül, A. Akin, B. Sankur, Extraction of Cognitive-Related Waveforms from Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Signals, Medical and Biological Engineering in Computing, 44(11), 945-958, 2006 (Available software: STAT_TESTS programs for the testing Gaussianity and stationarity of time series and SPLINE programs for spline smoothing)

• C. B. Akgül, B. Sankur, A. Akın, The Selection of Relevant Frequency Bands in Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 18, 67-83, 2005.

• K. Ciftci, Y. Kahya, B. Sankur and A. Akin, Complexity Analysis of Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Signals, EUSIPCO-2005, I, 65-68, 4-8 September, Antalya.

• E. C. Guler, B. Sankur, Y. P. Kahya, S. Raudys, Two-stage classification of respiratory sound patterns, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 35, 67-83, 2005.

• C. Güler, B. Sankur, Y. Kahya, Visual Classification of Medical Data Using MLP Mapping, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 28, 275-287, 1998.

• C. Güler, B. Sankur, Y. Kahya, Multiresolution Biological Transient Extraction Applied to Respiratory Crackles, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol.26, pp. 25-39, 1996.

• Buruk, M.Y., Güler, E.Ç., Egi, S.M., Eftedal, O. and Sankur, B., Analysis of precordial Doppler Ultrasound recordings using time-frequency methods to detect decompression bubbles. Undersea Hyperbaric Med., 22, 30-31 (1995).

B. Sankur, Y.P. Kahya, E. C. Güler, T. Engin, Comparison of AR Based Algorithms for Respiratory Sound Classification, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 4, pp. 67 - 76, 1994.

• E.Barendregt, B.Sankur, C.Ince, H.A. Bruining, Analysis of Respiratory Sounds During Induced ARDS in Pigs, EMBS'92: 14th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2537-2538, Paris, France, Oct. 29- Nov. 1, 1992.

Digital Signal Processing

• M. Altınkaya, B. Sankur, E. Anarım, Phase Dependence Mitigation for Autocorrelation Based Frequency Estimation, Digital Signal Processing, 18 (2008) 249–266.

• V. Valev, B. Sankur, Generalized Non-reducible descriptors, Pattern Recognition, 37, 1809-1815, 2004.

• M. Altinkaya, H. Delic, B. Sankur, E. Anarim, Subspace-Based Frequency Estimation of Sinusoidal Signals in Alpha-Stable Noise, Signal Processing, 82(11), 151-171, November, 2002.

• H. Caglar, S. Güntürk, E. Anarim, B. Sankur, Permutation Based Design of Orthogonal Block Transforms and Filter Banks, Multidimensional Systems and Processing, 12, 63-79, 2001.

• Koksaldi E., B. Sankur, S. Seker, Information Extraction from the Radiation of VDU's by Pattern Recognition Methods, EMC'98: Electromagnetic Compatibility Conference, 678-683, Rome, 1998.

• H. Caglar, S. Güntürk, E. Anarim. B. Sankur, Matched Block Transform Design Technique, EUSIPCO-96, 8. European Signal Processing Conference, pp. 1155-1158, September 10-13, 1996, Trieste, Italy.

• H. Caglar, O. Alkin, E. Anarim, B. Sankur, New Efficient Shuffled Block Transform Design Technique, Electronic Letters, 30, 834-835, May 1994.

• E. Anarim, B. Sankur, H. Caglar, I. Celasun, Design of Nonseparable 2-D Linear Phase Filter Banks via Shuffling Operations, Electronic Letters, 30, 843-844, May, 1994.

• K. Harmanci, E. Anarim, H. Caglar, B. Sankur, 2-D Nonseparable PR Filter Bank Design Based on Bernstein Polynomial Approximation, SPIE Sym. Visual Communication and Image Processing’94 (Vol. 2308), p. 513-523, 25-28 Sept. 1994, Chicago

• Anarim, E., Sankur.B., Robust Detection by AR Frequency Estimation, Signal Processing 30, 271-277, 1993.

• Caglar, H. , B. Sankur, Anarim, E., Matched Wavelet Design and Coding Gain Performance, MDSP'93: 8’th IEEE Conf. on Multidimensional Signal Processing, pp.144-145, Sept. 1993, France.

• Tugbay, N. B. Sankur, Classification and Analysis of Digital Modulation Schemes Using Wigner-Ville Distribution, GRETSI'89: Proc. 12. Colloque Gretsi, June 1989, Nice, France.

• Aktar, M., Sankur.B., Y. Istefanopulos, Properties of the Maximum Likelihood and Piserenko Spectral Estimates, Signal Processing, 8, 401-413, (1985).

Communications and Networks

• C. Evci, K. Ciliz, E. Anarim, B. Sankur, Wireless Networks in Turkey: A jewel in the crowd, Alcatel Telecommunications Review, 3rd Quarter, 2004.

• N. Ince, D. Willemsen, B. Sankur, Planning and Architectural Design of Integrated Services Digital Network, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 445 pp., April 1995.

• Kalyoncu, H., B. Sankur, Design and Performance Evaluation of Picture Archival and Communication Systems, Simulation, vol. 34, pp. 77-90, February 1995.

B.Sankur, H.Kalyoncu, Estimation of Survivability of Communication Networks, Electronic Letters, 28, 1790-1792, 1992.

• Kalyoncu, H., B.Sankur, Traffic Modelling of PACS Systems, ISCIS'90: 5.Int. Symp. Computer and Information Sciences, 1990, Cappadocia.

• Bilgekul, H., Sankur.B., Conditionally Nonparametric Rank Correlation Detector for Random Signal Detection, Archive für Elektronik und Übertrangungstechnik, 35, 192-196, 1981.

Sankur, B., J.W. Modestino, Receiver Performance in Impulsive Noise, Archive für Elektronik und Übertragungstechnik, 36, 111-118, (1982)

• Modestino, J.W., B.Sankur, Modelling and Analysis of Impulsive Noise. Archive für Elektronik and Übertragungtechnick, 35, 481-488 (1981)

• Basar, T. Ü., B. Sankur, H. Abut, Performance Bounds and Optimal Linear Coding for Discrete-Time Multichannel Communication Systems, IEEE Trans. Information Theory, IT-26, 212-217, (1980)

Sankur, B., J.M. Modestino, Modeling and Analysis of Impulse Noise, Proc. NATO Advanced Study Institute on Comm. Systems and Random Process Theory, J.K.Skwirzynksi, Ed. Leyden, Netherlands, A.W. Sijthhoff, 619-636 (1977)

Visiting Positions
  • ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE des TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Paris, France: (1999-2000) Visiting Professor, Department of Signal and Image Processing.
  • DELFT UNIVERSITY of TECHNOLOGY, The Netherlands: (1990-1992) Visiting Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Information Theory Group.
  • ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY (1987-1989): Professor,  Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Department of Telecommunications.
  • UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Canada: (1982-1983)  Visiting Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering Department.