Dr. Evgeny Gershikov's Home Page

About Me:

I hold a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering in the Technion – IIT (completed in 2011).

I am a lecturer at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Ort Braude Academic College, Carmiel.

I am an adjunct lecturer at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Technion, Haifa.

Contact Information

Email:    eugeny@tx.technion.ac.il, eugeny1@gmail.com

Phone:  +972-04-8294725.

Room:   Meyer 610.


 

 

 

 

Areas of Interest

·       Signal and Image Processing

Image Compression, Image Demosaicing, Speech Recognition.

Color Processing and Vision.

·                         Computer Vision

Image Segmentation, Image Registration, Pattern Recognition, Classification.

·                         Academic Teaching

Instant Feedback Systems.


Recent Journal Publications

·       Evgeny Gershikov, Tzvika Libe and Samuel Kosolapov, "Horizon Line Detection in Marine Images: Which Method to Choose? ", International Journal On Advances in Intelligent Systems, Vol. 6, No. 1 and 2, pp. 79-88, June 2013.

(Impact Factor = 23.4)

·       Evgeny Gershikov, "Perceptually Optimized Coding of Color Images for Band-limited Information Networks", International Journal on Communications (IJC), Vol.2, No. 2, pp. 49-62, June 2013.

·       Evgeny Gershikov, "Color Image Compression using Demosaicing and Optimized Color Spaces", International Journal of Computer Science and Application (IJCSA), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 27-33, May 2013.

·       Evgeny Gershikov, "On a Probabilistic Approach to Rate Control for Optimal Color Image Compression and Video Transmission", International Journal of Computational Engineering Research (IJCER), Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 85-98, April 2013.

(Impact Factor = 1.145)

·       Ilan Lifshitz, Evgeny Gershikov and Benjamin Milgrom, "New Methods for Horizon Line Detection in Infrared and Visible Sea Images", International Journal of Computational Engineering Research (IJCER), Vol 3, No. 3, pp. 226-233, March 2013.

(Impact Factor = 1.145)

·       Evgeny Gershikov, "Optimized Color Transforms for Image Demosaicing", International Journal of Computational Engineering Research (IJCER), Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 1-7, March 2013.

(Impact Factor = 1.145)

·       Evgeny Gershikov, Emilia Lavi (Burlak) and Moshe Porat, "Correlation-Based Approach to Color Image Compression", Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 22, No. 9, pp. 719-733, Oct. 2007.                                 

(Impact Factor = 1.286, 5-Year Impact Factor = 1.423)

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "On Color Transforms and Bit Allocation for Optimal Subband Image Compression", Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 1-18, Jan. 2007.

(Impact Factor = 1.286, 5-Year Impact Factor = 1.423)

Recent Conference Publications

·       Yossi Amoyal and Evgeny Gershikov, "Automatic Smile and Blur Detection for Still Images", International Conference On Advances in Computer and Electronics Technology (ACET)  2013, Hong Kong, China, August 2013.

·       Ilan Lifshitz and Evgeny Gershikov, "New Methods for Horizon Line Detection in Infrared and Visible Sea Images", EMS 2013, Budapest, Hungary, July 2013.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Samuel Kosolapov, "Reliability Evaluation of 2D Barcode OCR by using Monte-Carlo Simulation", ASMDA 2013, Barcelona, Spain, June 2013.

·       Samuel Kosolapov, Evgeny Gershikov and Nissim Sabag, "Feasibility of a Camera-Based Instant Feedback System", Content 2013, pp. 23-29, May 2013.           

(Impact Factor  = 12.1)

·       Tzvika Libe, Evgeny Gershikov and Samuel Kosolapov, "Comparison of Methods for Horizon Line Detection in Sea Images", Content 2012, Nice, France, July 2012.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Ivgeni Furman, "Color Image Compression Using Inter-color Correlations", Eighth Braude Research Conference, Acre, Israel, Oct. 2012.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Efficient Color Image Compression using Demosaicing", The IEEE Computer Society Signature Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC), Seoul, South Korea, July 2010.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Towards Optimal Color Image Coding using Demosaicing",  The IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques  (IST), Thessaloniki, Greece, July 2010.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Optimal Color Spaces for Image Demosaicing", IEEE International conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 2009.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Image Interpolation using Optimized Color Transforms", EUSIPCO 2009, Glasgow, Scotland, Aug. 2009.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "On Color Optimization for Image Compression and Representation", the 15th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2009.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat "On Image Compression Systems for Band-limited Information Networks", The International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics (SISY), Sep. 2008.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Optimal Color Image Compression using Localized Color Components Transforms", EUSIPCO 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 2008.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat , "On a Perceptual Rate-Distortion Model for Color Image Coding", EUSIPCO 2007, Poznan, Poland, Sep. 2007.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat , "Correlation Vs. Decorrelation of Color Components in Image Compression - Which is Preferred?", EUSIPCO 2007, Poznan, Poland, Sep. 2007.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Data Compression of Color Images using a Probabilistic Linear Transform Approach", the Sixth International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications (NM&A 2006).

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "An Optimization Based Approach to Color Image Compression Using a Rate-Distortion Model", the Sixth International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and  Optimization (MSO), Sep. 2006.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "A Rate-Distortion Approach to Optimal Color Image Compression", EUSIPCO 2006, Florence, Italy, Sep. 2006.

·       Evgeny Gershikov, Emilia Lavi-Burlak and Moshe Porat, "On a Rate-Distortion Model for Color Images using a Correlation-Based Approach ", 24th IEEE Israel Conference, Israel, 2006.

Book Chapters

·       Ilan Lifshitz, Evgeny Gershikov and Benjamin Milgrom, "New Methods for Horizon Line Detection and Target Marking in Infrared and Visible Sea Images", in "Advanced in Marine Robotics", pp. 334-348, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, June 2013.

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Data Compression of Color Images using a Probabilistic Linear Transform Approach", in LNCS # 4310, T. Boyanov, S. Dimova, K. Georgiev, G. Nikolov (Eds.) pp. 582-589, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2007.

Professional reports

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Color Image Coding using Optimal Color Components Transforms at Subband Level", CCIT report No. 689, Technion (February 2008).

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "Towards Perceptually Optimal Coding of Color Images using Subband Transforms", CCIT report No. 624, Technion (June 2007).

·       Evgeny Gershikov and Moshe Porat, "On Subband Transform Coding for Color Image Compression", CCIT report No. 571, Technion (January 2006).

Thesis

On the Role of Color Information in Image Processing and Visual Communcation.

Ph.D. thesis, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Technion - IIT, Haifa, Israel, Supervisors: Dr. Moshe Porat and Prof. Allen Tannenbaum.

 

 

 

Awards

  1. Excellent paper “Comparison of Methods for Horizon Line Detection in Sea Images by Tzvika Libe, Evgeny Gershikov and Samuel Kosolapov”, Content 2012 conference, Nice, France, invited for extended article submission, July 2012.
  2. Nechemia Lev-Zion Scholarship for Excellent Ph.D. Students, Israel Ministry of Education (V.T.T. – the Budgeting and Planning Committee), 2008-2010.
  3. Ollendorff Ph.D. Fellow, EE department, Technion, 2009.
  4. President's list of Excellent Undergraduate Students, Technion – 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

Links

 Technion

 Electrical Engineering Department

 VISL – Vision and Image Science Lab 

Supervisors:

Moshe Porat

Allen Tannenbaum