Sebastian A. Kurtek

Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics

The Ohio State University

   
Contact Information:

Office: CH 440H

Telephone #: (614) 292-0463

E-mail: kurtek.1@stat.osu.edu

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Publications

Journal Publications

2017

  • Y. Lu, R. Herbei, S. Kurtek, "Bayesian Registration of Functions with a Gaussian Process Prior," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Accepted for Publication, 2017.
  • R. Meng, S. Saade, S. Kurtek, B. Berger, C. Brien, K. Pillen , M. Tester, Y. Sun, "Growth Curve Registration for Evaluating Salinity Tolerance in Barley," Plant Methods, vol. 13, no. 1, DOI=10.1186/s13007-017-0165-7, 2017. Link
  • S. Kurtek, "A Geometric Approach to Pairwise Bayesian Alignment of Functional Data Using Importance
    Sampling
    ," Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 502-531, 2017. Link
2016

  • W. Xie, S. Kurtek, K. Bharath, Y. Sun, "A Geometric Approach to Visualization of Variability in Functional
    Data
    ," Journal of the American Statistical Association, DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2016.1256813, 2016. Link
  • J. Strait, S. Kurtek, E. Bartha, S. MacEachern, "Landmark-Constrained Elastic Shape Analysis of Planar
    Curves
    ," Journal of the American Statistical Association, DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2016.1236726, 2016. Link
  • A. Saha, S. Banerjee, S. Kurtek, S. Narang, G. Rao, J. Martinez, K. Bharath, A.U.K. Rao, V. Baladandayuthapani, "DEMARCATE: Density-based Magnetic Resonance Image Clustering for Assessing Tumor Heterogeneity in Glioblastoma," NeuroImage: Clinical, vol. 12, pp. 132-143, 2016. Link
  • S. Kurtek, Q. Xie, C. Samir, M. Canis, "Statistical Model for Simulation of Deformable Elastic Endometrial Tissue Shapes," Neurocomputing, vol. 173, no. 1, pp. 36-41, 2016. Link

2015

  • S. Kurtek, K. Bharath, "Bayesian Sensitivity Analysis with Fisher-Rao Metric," Biometrika, vol. 102, no. 3, pp. 601-616, 2015. Link
  • S. Kurtek, H. Drira, "A Comprehensive Statistical Framework for Elastic Shape Analysis of 3D Faces," Computers and Graphics (Special Issue of Shape Modeling International 2015), vol. 51, pp. 52-59, 2015. Link
2014

  • J.O. Ramsay, P. Gribble, S. Kurtek, "Description and Processing of Functional Data Arising from Juggling Trajectories," Special Section, Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1811-1816, 2014. Link
  • J.O. Ramsay, P. Gribble, S. Kurtek, "Analysis of Juggling Data: Landmark and Continuous Registration of Juggling Trajectories," Special Section, Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1835-1841, 2014. Link
  • S. Kurtek, Q. Xie, A. Srivastva, "Analysis of Juggling Data: Alignment, Extraction, and Modeling of Juggling Cycles," Special Section, Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1865-1873, 2014. Link
  • Q. Xie, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, "Analysis of AneuRisk65 Data: Elastic Shape Registration of Curves," Special Section, Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1920-1929, 2014. Link
  • H. Laga, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, S.J. Miklavcic, "Landmark-free Statistical Analysis of the Shape of Plant Leaves," Journal of Theoretical Biology, vol. 363, pp. 41-52, 2014. Link
  • C. Samir, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, M. Canis, "Elastic Shape Analysis of Cylindrical Surfaces for 3D/2D Registration in Endometrial Tissue Characterization," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 1035-1043, 2014. Link
  • J. Su, S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, A. Srivastava, "Statistical Analysis of Trajectories on Riemannian Manifolds: Bird Migration, Hurricane Tracking, and Video Surveillance," Annals of Applied Statistics, Accepted for Publication, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 530-552, 2014. Link
2013

  • S. Kurtek, J. Su, C. Grimm, M. Vaughan, R. Sowell A. Srivastava, "Statistical Analysis of Manual Segmentations of Structures in Medical Images," Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 117, no. 9, pp. 1036-1050, 2013. Link
  • S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, E. Klassen, H. Laga, "Landmark-Guided Elastic Shape Analysis of Spherically-Parameterized Surfaces," Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue of Eurographics 2013), vol. 32, no. 2, 2013. Link
  • S. Kurtek, W. Wu, G.E. Christensen, A. Srivastava, "Segmentation and Statistical Analysis of Biosignals with Application to Disease Classi fication,"  Journal of Applied Statistics, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 1270-1288, 2013. Link
2012

  • S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, J.C. Gore, Z. Ding, A. Srivastava, "Elastic Geodesic Paths in Shape Space of Parameterized Surfaces,"  IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 1717-1730, 2012. Link
  • S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, E. Klassen, Z. Ding, "Statistical Modeling of Curves Using Shapes and Related Features," Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 107, no. 499, pp. 1152-1165, 2012. Link
  • A. Srivastava, P. Turaga, S. Kurtek, "On Advances in Differential Geometric Approaches for 2D and 3D Shape Analysis and Activity Recognition," Image and Vision Computing, vol. 30, no. 6-7, pp. 398-416, 2012. Link
2011
  • S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, Z. Ding, S.W. Jacobson, J.L. Jacobson, M.J. Avison, A. Srivastava, "Parameterization-Invariant Shape Comparisons of Anatomical Surfaces,"  IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol. 30, no. 3,pp. 849-858, 2011. Link
  • A. Srivastava, W. Wu, S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, J.S. Marron, "Registration of Functional Data Using Fisher-Rao Metric," arXiv:1103.3817v2. Link

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

*Please e-mail me for a copy of any of the proceedings papers.

2016


  • S.H. Joshi, Q. Xie, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, H. Laga, "Surface Shape Morphometry for Hippocampal Modeling in Alzheimer's Disease," Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Gold Coast, Australia, November, 2016.
  • C. Samir, S. Kurtek, J. Strait, S.H. Joshi, "A Statistical Framework for Elastic Shape Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Evolutions of Planar Closed Curves," International Workshop on DIFF-CVML: Differential Geometry in Computer Vision and Machine Learning, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop, Las Vegas, NV, July 2016.
  • J. Strait, S. Kurtek, "Bayesian Model-Based Automatic Landmark Detection for Planar Curves," International Workshop on DIFF-CVML: Differential Geometry in Computer Vision and Machine Learning, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop, Las Vegas, NV, July 2016.
  • C. Samir, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, N. Borges, "An Elastic Functional Data Analysis Framework for Preoperative Evaluation of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis," IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Lake Placid, NY, March, 2016.

2015

  • S. Khoualed, A. Sarbinowski, C. Samir, S. Kurtek, C. Hordonneau, "A New Curves-based Method for Adaptive Multimodal Registration," International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), Orleans, France, November, 2015.
  • J. Zaetz, S. Kurtek, "A Novel Riemannian Framework for Shape Analysis of Annotated Surfaces," International Workshop on DIFF-CV: Differential Geometry in Computer Vision for Analysis of Shapes, Images and Trajectories, British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) Workshop, Swansea, UK, September, 2015.
  • I. Banerjee, H. Laga, G. Patane, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, M. Spagnuolo, "Generation of 3D Canonical Anatomical Models: An Experience on Carpal Bones," Medical Imaging in Rheumatology: Advanced Applications for the Analysis of Inflammation and Damage in the Rheumatoid Joint, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP) Workshop, Genoa, Italy, September, 2015.
2014

  • S. Kurtek, H. Laga, Q. Xie, "Elastic Shape Analysis of Boundaries of Planar Objects with Multiple Components
    and Arbitrary Topologies
    ," Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Singapore, November, 2014.
  • Q. Xie, S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, G.E. Christensen, A. Srivastava, "Metric-Based Pairwise and Multiple Image Registration," European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Zurich, Switzerland, September, 2014.
  • Q. Xie, I.H. Jermyn, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, "Numerical Inversion of SRNFs for Efficient Elastic Shape Analysis of Star-Shaped Objects," European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Zurich, Switzerland, September, 2014.
  • S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, "Handwritten Text Segmentation Using Elastic Shape Analysis," International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Stockholm, Sweden, August, 2014.
  • S. Kurtek, M. Shen, H. Laga, "Elastic Reflection Symmetry Based Shape Descriptors," IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Steamboat Springs, CO, March, 2014.
  • S. Kurtek, C. Samir, L. Ouchchane, "Statistical Shape Model of Elastic Endometrial Tissue Surfaces," International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM), Angers, France, March, 2014.

2013

  • Q. Xie, S. Kurtek, H. Le, A. Srivastava, "Parallel Transport of Deformations Along Paths in Shape Space of Elastic Surfaces," International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Sydney, Australia, December, 2013.
  • H. Laga, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, S.J. Miklavcic, "Statistical Shape Models of Plant Leaves," IEEE Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melbourne, Australia, September, 2013.

2012

  • H. Laga, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, M. Golzarian, S. Miklavcic, "A Riemannian Elastic Metric for Shape-based Plant Leaf Classi cation," Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Fremantle, Australia, December, 2012.
  • I.H. Jermyn, S. Kurtek, E. Klassen A. Srivastava, "Elastic Shape Matching of Parameterized Surfaces Using Square Root Normal Fields," European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Florence, Italy, October, 2012.
  • Q. Xie, S. Kurtek, G.E. Christensen, A. Srivastava, "A Metric-Based Method for Joint Image Registration and Comparison,"  Fifth Workshop on Biomedical Image Registration (WBIR), Nashville, TN, July, 2012.
  • C. Zhang, G.E. Christensen, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, M.J. Murphy, E. Weiss, E. Bai, and J.F. Williamson, "SUPIR: Surface Uncertainty-Penalized, Non-rigid Image Registration for Pelvic CT Imaging," Fifth Workshop on Biomedical Image Registration (WBIR), Nashville, TN, July, 2012.
  • S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, "Elastic Symmetry Analysis of Anatomical Structures,"  IEEE Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA), Breckenridge, CO, January, 2012.

2011

  • S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, W. Wu, "Signal Estimation Under Random Time-Warpings and Nonlinear Signal Alignment," Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Granada, Spain, December, 2011.
  • S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, Z. Ding, A. Srivastava, "Parameterization-Invariant Shape Statistics and Probabilistic Classification of Anatomical Surfaces," Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), Irsee, Germany, July, 2011.
  • S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, J.C. Gore, Z. Ding, A. Srivastava, "Classi fication of Mathematics Defi ciency Using Shape and Scale Analysis of 3D Brain Structures," SPIE Conference on Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, February, 2011.
  • G. Kerr, S. Kurtek, A. Srivastava, "A Joint Model for Boundaries of Multiple Anatomical Parts," SPIE Conference on Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, February, 2011.

2010

  • S. Kurtek, E. Klassen, Z. Ding and A. Srivastava, "A Novel Riemannian Framework for Shape Analysis of 3D Objects," IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), San Francisco, CA, June, 2010.
  • M. Mani, S. Kurtek, C. Barillot, A. Srivastava, "A Comprehensive Riemannian Framework for the Analysis of White Matter Fiber Tracts," IEEE International Symposium in Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Rotterdam, Holland, April, 2010.

2009

  • C. Samir, A. Srivastava, M. Daoudi, S. Kurtek, "On Analyzing Symmetry of Objects Using Elastic Deformations," International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), Lisboa, Portugal, February, 2009.