Publications


Papers/Journals:

 

Barafauldi, C., Firoozfam, P. and Negahdaripour, S. (2003) An Integrated Vision-Based Positioning System for Video Stabilization and Accurate Local Navigation and Terrain Mapping. Proc. IEEE/MTS Oceans Conf. ‚€˜03, San Diego, CA.

 

Madjidi, H. and Negahdaripour, S. (2004) On Robustness and Localization Accuracy of Optical Flow Computation from Color Imagery. Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. 3D Visualization, Processing and Transm. ‚€˜04, Thessaloniki, Greece. [PDF]

 

Nicosevici, T., Negahdaripour, S., and Garcia, R. (2005) Monocular-Based 3-D Seafloor Reconstruction and Ortho-Mosaicing by Piecewise Planar Representation. Proc. IEEE/MTS Oceans‚€™05, Washington, DC. [PDF]

 

Madjidi, H. and Negahdaripour, S. (2005) Global Alignment of Sensor Positions with Noisy Motion Measurements. IEEE Trans. Robotics, 21(6): 1092-1104. [PDF]

 

Gracias, N. and Negahdaripour, S. (2005) Underwater Mosaic Creation Using Video Sequences from Different Altitudes. Proc. IEEE/MTS Oceans‚€™05, Washington, DC. [PDF]

 

Gracias, N. and Negahdaripour, S. (2005) Underwater Mosaic Creation Using Video Sequences from Different Altitudes. Proc. IEEE/MTS Oceans‚€™05, Washington, DC. [PDF]

 

Gracias, N., Gleason, A., Negahdaripour, S. and Mahoor, M. (2006) Fast Image Blending Using Watersheds and Graph Cuts. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC06), Edinburgh, Scotland, September 2006. [PDF]

 

Negahdaripour, S., Barufaldi, C., and Khamene, A. (2006) Integrated Systems for Robust 6 DOF Positioning Utilizing New Closed-Form Visual Motion Estimation Methods for Planar Scenes. IEEE J. Oceanic Engineering 31(3): 533-550. [PDF]

 

Madjidi, H. and Negahdaripour, S. (2006) On robustness and localization accuracy of optical flow computation for underwater color images. Computer Vision and Image Understanding 104(1): 61-76. [PDF]

 

Lirman, D., Gracias, N., Gintert, B., Gleason, A., Reid, R., Negahdaripour, S., and Kramer, P. (2007) Development and Application of a Video-Mosaic Survey Technology to Document the Status of Coral Reef Communities. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol. 125, pp:59-73 [PDF]

 

Gleason, A.C., Lirman, D., Williams, D., Gracias, N.R., Gintert, B.E., Madjidi, H., Reid, R.P., Boynton, G.C., Negahdaripour, S., Miller, M. and Kramer, P. (2007) Documenting hurricane impacts on coral reefs using two-dimensional video-mosaic technology. Marine Ecology 28:1-5. [PDF]

 

Gleason, A., Reid, R. and Voss, K. (2007) Automated classification of underwater multispectral imagery for coral reef monitoring. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans ‚€˜07, Vancouver, BC, Canada. [PDF of poster] [PDF of paper]

 

Gracias, N., Mahoor, M., Negahdaripour, S. and Gleason, A. (2008) Fast image blending using watersheds and graph cuts. Image and Vision Computing. In Press, Corrected Proof available online, doi: DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2008.04.014. [PDF]

 

Delaunoy, O, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, (2008) Towards detecting changes in underwater image sequences, Proceedings of the IEEE / MTS Oceans 2008 conference. Kobe, Japan, April 2008 . [PDF]

 

N. Gracias and S. Negahdaripour and L. Neumann and R. Prados and R. Garcia (2008). A Motion Compensated Filtering Approach to Remove Sunlight Flicker in Shallow Water Images, Proceedings of the MTS/IEEE Oceans 2008 Conference. Quebec City, Canada, September 2008. [PDF]

 

B. Gintert, N. Gracias, A.C.R. Gleason, D. Lirman, M. Dick, P. Kramer, R.P. Reid (2008). Second-Generation Landscape Mosaics of Coral Reefs, Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 7-11 July 2008. [PDF]

 

Gleason, A. C. R., N. Gracias, D. Lirman, B. E. Gintert, T. B. Smith, M. C. Dick, R. P. Reid (2009). Landscape video mosaic from a mesophotic coral reef, Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-009-0544-2. [PDF]

 

Lirman, D., N. Gracias, B. Gintert, A. C. R. Gleason,G. Deangelo, M. Gonzalez, E. Martinez, R. P. Reid (2010):Damage and Recovery Assessment of Vessel Grounding Injuries on Coral Reef Habitats Using Georeferenced Landscape Video Mosaics,Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 8:88-97, DOI: 10.4319/lom.2010.8.0088. [PDF]


Gleason, A., D. Lirman, N. Gracias,
T. Moore, S. Griffin, M. Gonzalez, B. Gintert, R.P. Reid, . (2011) Damage Assessment of Vessel Grounding Injuries on Coral Reef Habitats Using Underwater Landscape Mosaics. In Proceedings of the 63rd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, November 1-5, 2010, San Juan, Puerto Rico. pp. 125-129 [PDF]

Elibol, A., Gracias, N., Garcia, R., Gleason, A., Gintert,B., Lirman, D. and Reid, P.~R. (2011) "Efficient autonomous image mosaicing with applications to coral reef
monitoring" in Proc of IROS 2011 Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring, San Francisco, USA, September 2011 [PDF]

 

Presentations/Posters

 

Kramer, P., Reid, R.P., Negahdaripour, S., Gleason, A., Doolittle, D., Gintert, B. (2004) Application of ROV-based Video Technology to Complement Coral Reef Resource Mapping and Monitoring. 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, 28 June ‚€“ 2 July 2004, Okinawa, Japan.

 

Reid, R.P., Gracias, N., Negahdaripour, S., Lirman, D., Kramer, P.A., and Voss, K. (2004) Application of ROV-based Video Technology to Complement Coral Reef Resource Mapping and Monitoring. SERDP Partners in Environmental Technology Symposium. 30 November ‚€“ 2 December 2004, Washington D.C. USA. [PDF]

 

Gleason, A. (2005) New Technologies for Addressing Depth and Scale Limitations of Coral Reef Remote Sensing., First NCORE Coral Reef Research Forum, National Center for Coral Reef Research, Miami, FL USA, 19 February 2005. (oral presentation).

 

Gracias, N. R., Gleason, A. C., Lirman, D., Gintert, B., Doolittle, D., Reid, R. P., and Negahdaripour, S. (2006) Two-Dimensional Video Mosaics for Mapping and Monitoring Coral Reef Resources, AGU Ocean Sciences meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 20-24, 2006, Abstract OS15I-05. [PDF]

 

S. Negahdaripour. (2006) Challenges in Underwater Vision: Prelude to Session's Technical Talks. Oceans‚€™06, Boston, MA USA, 18 September, 2006.

 

Reid, R.P. and Lirman, D. (2006) Landscape video mosaics: New tools for coral reef monitoring. Invited seminar, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 19 May, 2006.

 

Gleason, A., Gracias, N., Lirman, D., Gintert, B., Reid, R. and Negahdaripour, S. (2007) Two-Dimensional Video Mosaics for Mapping and Monitoring Coral Reef Resources. 2007 AAUS Symposium, Miami, FL. (Poster presentation) . [PDF]

 

Reid, R., Gracias, N., Negahdaripour, S., Lirman, D., Gleason, A., Gintert, B., and P. Kramer. (2007) Application of ROV-Based video technology to complement coral reef resource mapping and monitoring. SERDP Partners in Environmental Technology Symposium. December 4-6, 2007, Washington D.C. USA. (Poster presentation). . [PDF]

 

Gleason, A. (2007) Two-Dimensional Video Mosaics for Mapping and Monitoring Coral Reef Resources. Invited presentation at the Center for Imaging Science Rochester Institute of Technology, May 18, 2007.

 

Gracias, N. (2007) Visual Navigation and Efficient Blending. Invited presentation at MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), Vancouver, October 2007.

 

Reid, P. and Lirman, D. (2008) High Resolution Landscape Mosaics for Coral Reef Monitoring. Invited Seminar NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, Silver Springs, Maryland, 8 February, 2008.

 

Gintert, B., Gracias, N., Lirman, D., Gleason, A., Reid, P., Kramer, P. 2008. Landscape Mosaics of Coral Reefs: A new Survey Technology for Mapping and Monitoring Reef Condition. International Coral Reef Symposium, July 9, 2008. [PDF]

 

Reid, R.P.,  S. Negahdaripour, N. Gracias, D. Lirman, A. Gleason, B. Gintert, P. Kramer, T. Szlyk, M. Ciminello, (2008). Landscape video mosaics: New tools to Complement Coral Reef Resource Mapping and Monitoring. International Coral Reef Symposium, July 9, 2008. [PDF]

 

Gintert, B., N. Gracias, P. Reid, T. Szlyk, M. Ciminello, (2008). Long-term Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Benthic Organisms at Andros Island Reefs. International Coral Reef Symposium, July 9, 2008. [PDF]

 

Reid, R.P. Nuno Gracias, Diego Lirman, Arthur Gleason, Brooke Gintert, Philip Kramer, Tom Szlyk, Marc Ciminello (2008). High Resolution Video Mosaics for Monitoring Andros Island Reefs. International Coral Reef Symposium, July 9, 2008. [PDF]


Gintert, B. N. Gracias, D. Lirman, T. Szlyk, M. Ciminello, P. Reid. (2009) Underwater Landscape Mosaics: a new spatial dynamics tool for coral communities.Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 20th Biennial Conference, November, 3, 2009.  [Presentation] [Abstract]

 

Reid, P., N. Gracias, D. Lirman, A. Gleason, B. Gintert, M. Dick, P. Kramer, 2009: Landscape Mosaics of Coral Reefs: Powerful Tools for Community Assessment and Monitoring. SERDP Annual Partners Conference, Dec 1-3, 2009, Washington, D.C. (Winner of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) Sustainable Infrastructure Project-of-the-Year Award). [PDF]

 

Gintert, B., A. Gleason, N. Gracias, D. Lirman, M. Gonzalez, R. P. Reid, 2010: Underwater Landscape Mosaics: A Unique Tool for Linking Reef Ecology and Reef Mapping, AGU / ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, 22-26 February 2010, Portland, Oregon, USA. [PDF]

 

Gleason, A., D. Lirman, N. Gracias, B. Gintert, G. DeAngelo, M. Gonzalez, E. Martinez, P. Reid, T. Moore, S. Griffin. (2010) Damage Assessment of Vessel Grounding Injuries on Coral Reef Habitats Using Underwater Landscape Mosaics. GCFI Conference, November 2, 2010. [PDF] 

 

Wild, B. R.P. Reid, A. Gleason, D. Lirman, B. Gintert, M. Gonzalez, N. Gracias, D. Marx, C. Cooke. (2010) High Resolution Landscape Mosaics for Improved Coral Reef Monitoring Capability. SERDP/ESTCP Partners Conference 2010, Washington, D.C. [PDF]