Selected Publications

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International Conferences

A. Radwan, A. Tourani, H. Bavle, H. Voos, and J. L. Sanchez-Lopez, “UAV-assisted Visual SLAM Generating Reconstructed 3D Scene Graphs in GPS-denied Environments,International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS'24) [ArXiv - Accepted]

Peer-review Journals

B. Ghari, A. Tourani, A. Shahbahrami, G. Gaydadjiev, “Pedestrian Detection in Low-Light Conditions: A Comprehensive Survey,Image and Vision Computing [DOI - ArXiv]

A. Tourani, H. A. Rahmani, M. Naghiaei, and Y. Deldjoo, “CAPRI: Context-Aware Interpretable Point-of-Interest Recommendation Framework,Software Impacts, vol. 19, p. 100606 [DOI -ArXiv]

International Conferences

A. Tourani, H. Bavle, J. L. Sanchez-Lopez, D. I. Avsar, R. Munoz Salinas, and H. Voos, “Vision-based Situational Graphs Generating Optimizable 3D Scene Representations,IEEE International Conference on Robots and Automation (ICRA'24) [ArXiv - Under Review]

A. Tourani, H. Bavle, J. L. Sanchez-Lopez, R. Munoz Salinas, and H. Voos, “Marker-based Visual SLAM leveraging Hierarchical Representations,Proceeding of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'23) [DOI -ArXiv]

A. Tourani, H. Bavle, J. L. Sanchez-Lopez, R. Munoz Salinas, and H. Voos, “Hierarchical Visual SLAM based on Fiducial Markers,International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'23) - Workshop on Active Methods in Autonomous Navigation [PDF - ArXiv]

Peer-review Journals

H. Bavle, J. L. Sanchez-Lopez, C. Cimarelli, A. Tourani, and H. Voos, “From SLAM to Situational Awareness: Challenges and Survey,Sensors, vol. 23, no. 10, p. 4849 [DOI - ArXiv - IF: 3.84 (Q1)]

International Conferences

H.A. Rahmani, M. Naghiaei, A. Tourani, and Y. Deldjoo, “Exploring the Impact of Temporal Bias in Point-of-Interest Recommendation,Proceeding of the 16th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'22), pp. 598-603 [DOI - ArXiv - Code]

H.A. Rahmani, Y. Deldjoo, A. Tourani, and M. Naghiaei, “The Unfairness of Active Users and Popularity Bias in Point-of-Interest Recommendation,Proceeding of the International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation (Bias@ECIR), vol. 1610, pp. 56-68 [DOI - ArXiv - Code - Web-page]

B. Ghari, A. Tourani, and A. Shahbahrami, “A Robust Pedestrian Detection Approach for Autonomous Vehicles,Proceeding of the 8th Iranian Conference on Signal Processing and Intelligent Systems (ICSPIS), pp. 1-5, Behshahr, Iran [DOI - ArXiv]

Peer-review Journals

A. Tourani, H. Bavle, J.L. Sanchez-Lopez, and H. Voos, “Visual SLAM: What Are the Current Trends and What to Expect?Sensors, vol. 22, no. 23, p. 9297 [DOI - ArXiv - IF: 3.84 (Q1)]

H. Agha, Y. Geng, X. Ma, D. Avşar, R. Kizhakidathazhath, Y.S. Zhang, A. Tourani, H. Bavle, J.L. Sanchez-Lopez, H. Voos, M. Schwartz, and J. P.F. Lagerwall, “Unclonable Human-invisible Machine Vision Markers Leveraging the Omnidirectional Chiral Bragg Diffraction of Cholesteric Spherical Reflectors,Light: Science & Applications (Nature Publications), vol. 11, no. 309 [DOI - IF: 17.78 (Q1)]

International Conferences

A. Tourani, S. Soroori, A. Shahbahrami, and A. Akoushideh, “Iranis: A Large-scale Dataset of Iranian Vehicles License Plate Characters,5th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, pp. 1-5, Kashan, Iran [DOI]

Peer-review Journals

S. Khazaee, A. Tourani, S. Soroori, A. Shahbahrami, and A. Akoushideh, “An Accurate Real-Time License Plate Detection Method Based On Deep Learning Approaches,International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 35, no. 12, pp. 425-437 [DOI - IF: 1.37 (Q2)]

International Conferences

S. Khazaee, A. Tourani, S. Soroori, A. Shahbahrami, and C.Y. Suen, “A Real-Time License Plate Detection Method Using a Deep Learning Approach,International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 12068, pp. 425-438, Zhongshan, China [DOI]

Peer-review Journals

A. Tourani, A. Shahbahrami, S. Soroori, S. Khazaee, and A. Akoushideh, “A Robust Deep Learning Approach for Automatic Iranian Vehicle License Plate Detection and Recognition for Surveillance Systems,IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 201317-201330 [DOI - IF: 3.36 (Q1)]

International Conferences

A. Tourani, S. Soroori, A. Shahbahrami, S. Khazaee, and A. Akoushideh, “A Robust Vehicle Detection Approach based on Faster R-CNN Algorithm,4th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, pp. 119-123, Tehran, Iran [DOI]

S. Soroori, A. Tourani, and A. Shahbahrami, “Employing Deep Learning Approach for Automatic License Plate Recognition: A Review,3rd International Conference on Soft Computing, Rudsar, Iran [RG]

Peer-review Journals

A. Tourani, A. Shahbahrami, A. Akoushideh, S. Khazaee, and A. Akoushideh, “Motion-based Vehicle Speed Measurement for Intelligent Transportation Systems,International Journal of Image, Graphics, and Signal Processing, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 42-54 [DOI]

A. Joe Afshany, A. Tourani, A. Shahbahrami, S. Khazaee, and A. Akoushideh, “Parallel Implementation of a Video-based Vehicle Speed Measurement System for Municipal Roadways,International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 25-37 [DOI]

International Conferences

A. Tourani, A. Shahbahrami, and A. Akoushideh, “Challenges of Video-Based Vehicle Detection and Tracking in Intelligent Transportation Systems,1st International Conference on Soft Computing, Rudsar, Iran [RG]

International Conferences

A. Tourani, and A. Shahbahrami, “Vehicle Counting Method Based on Digital Image Processing Algorithms,2nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, pp. 1-6, Rasht, Iran [DOI]

Co-Authors

Prof. H. Voos

Professor - University of Luxembourg

Prof. J. Lagerwall

Professor - University of Luxembourg

Prof. R. Muñoz Salinas

Professor - University of Cordoba

Prof. A. Shahbahrami

Professor - University of Guilan

Prof. C.Y. Suen

Professor - Concordia University

Prof. Y. Deldjoo

Assistant Professor - Polytechnic University of Bari

Dr. J.L. Sanchez-Lopez

Research Scientist - University of Luxembourg

Dr. H. Bavle

Research Associate - University of Luxembourg

Dr. C. Cimarelli

Research Associate - University of Luxembourg

Dr. S. Khazaee

Research Associate - Concordia University

Dr. A. Akoushideh

Assistant Professor - Technical and Vocational University

Dr. H. Agha

Research Associate - University of Luxembourg

H.A. Rahmani

Doctoral Researcher - University College London

D. Işinsu Avşar

Doctoral Researcher - University of Luxembourg

M. Naghiaei

PhD Candidate - University of Southern California

S. Soroori

Researcher - University of Guilan