Bahman Soheilian (Dr)

Permanent researcher

Phone : 33 1 43 98 84 29

E-Mail : bahman.soheilian(at)gmail.com


Permanent Researcher
(Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy)
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Chargé de Recherche MEDDE



Research subject


  • Recognition and 3D reconstruction of road features such as traffic signs, lane markings and curbs, from imagery data.
  • Vision based localization using georeferenced high-level landmarks (Traffic signs, lane markings, etc.).
  • Uncertainty analysis and propagation.


Bio


  • Master degree in geographic information science (2004 - UMLV, ENSG, ENST- France).
  • Geomatics engineering (2002 - Isfahan university- Iran).


Fields of interest


Photogrammetry, computer vision, image processing.


PhD supervision


  • Karim Hammoudi (2011) Contributions to the 3D city modelling: 3D polyhedral building model reconstruction from aerial images and 3D facade modelling from terrestrial 3D point cloud and images. Thesis in signal and image processing from Université Paris-Est,2011 (Directed by Nicolas paparoditis).


PhD supervision (in progress)


  • Miloud Mezian (in progress since 2015) Trajectography registration by combined data-model deformation for geometric enriching of existing city models. (Directed by Nicolas Paparoditis, Université Paris-Est).

  • Xiaozhi Qu (in progress since 2013) Landmark based localization: Detection and update of landmarks with uncertainty analysis. (Directed by Nicolas Paparoditis, Université Paris-Est).


Scientific and technical associations


  • TrafiPollu Projet (financed by ANR)
    • Head of work-package 4.

  • ICT-Asia PREDIMAP project
    • In charge of map specification for autonomous navigation.

  • CityVIP Projet (financed by ANR)

  • Conference reviewer
    • RFIA 2012
    • ISPRS (ISA 2013)

  • Journal reviewer :
    • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    • The Journal of the Pattern Recognition Society
    • ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
    • Photogrammetrie – Fernerkundung – Geoinformation (PFG)
    • Revue Française de Photogrammétrie et Télédétection (RFPT)
    • Mathematical Problems in Engineering
    • Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (GRSL)
    • Expert Systems With Applications

  • Conference organisation


Internshop supervision
  • 2015 : Joint Camera and laser scanner calibration.
    Mourad Miled (Master internship, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6).

  • 2011 : Vegetation reconstruction from Lidar data.
    Fabrice Monnier (EGID, Université Bordeaux III).

  • 2010 : Ortho-photo generation from street-level panoramic images.
    Tuan Do Cao (Master 2 Informatique Parcours Image, Université René Descartes - Paris V).

  • 2009 : Extraction of vertical posts from Lidar data.
    Sterenn Liberge (Master Recherche, Image et Vision, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg).

  • 2008 : Road sign extraction from color images.
    Aurore Arlicot (Master Recherche, Mathématiques et Informatique, Université Paris V - René Descartes).

  • 2006 : Road mark extraction from optical images.
    Abdelkrim Azzougue (Master Pro. IOSI (Ingénierie Optoélectronique Signal et Image), Université d’Angers).


Teaching
  • Programming with C (Bachelor degree)
  • Image processing (Master degree)
  • Photogrammetry (Bachelor and Master degrees)


Publications


Book Chapiters

L. Wei, B. Soheilian, V. Gouet-Brunet. Augmenting vehicle localization accuracy with cameras and 3D road infrastructure database. Volume 8925 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp.194-208, 2015.

R. Belaroussi, R. Brémond, P. Charbonnier, R. Dahyot, G. Dutilleux, P. Foucher, F. Heitz, N. Paparoditis, L. Simon, B. Soheilian, J.-P. Tarel, T. Vik. Détection et Reconnaissance de la signalisation verticale par analyse d'images. Under the direction of P. Foucher, Collections Études et Recherches des Laboratoires des Ponts et Chaussées, CR 53, LCPC, July 2010.

B. Soheilian, O. Tournaire, L. Pénard, N. Paparoditis. Different quality level processes and products for ground-based 3D city and road modeling. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 417-427, Dec 2007.

Peer-reviewed journal papers

Y. Hong, C. Bonhomme, B. Soheilian, G. Chebbo. Effects of Using Different Sources of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Data on Urban Stormwater 2D–1D Modeling. Applied Sciences 2017 (9), 904.

X. Qu, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Landmark based localization in urban environment. In ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2017, ISSN 0924-2716.

P. Vasseur, B. Vallet, V. Gouet-Brunet, B. Soheilian, C. Demonceaux, P. Rives. Quelle carte numérique pour le véhicule autonome ?. Revue TEC, n°231, novembre 2016.

B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis, B. Vallet. Detection and 3D reconstruction of traffic signs from multiple view color images. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 77 (2013) 1–20.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, B. Vallet, J. McDonald, N. Paparoditis. A Synergistic Approach for Recovering Occlusion-free Textured 3D Maps of Urban Facades from Heterogeneous Cartographic Data. In International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Volume 10, (10 pages), 2013.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, B. Vallet, J. McDonald, N. Paparoditis. Recovering occlusion-free textured 3D maps of urban facades by a synergistic use of terrestrial images, 3D point clouds and Area-based information. In Journal of Procedia Engineering (Elsevier), Special Issue of International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors, Volume 41, Issue C, pp. 971-980, September 2012.

N. Paparoditis, J.-P. Papelard, B. Cannelle, A. Devaux, B. Soheilian, N. David, E. Houzay. Stereopolis II: A multi-purpose and multi-sensor 3D mobile mapping system for street visualisation and 3D metrology. Revue Française de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection 200: 69-79, October 2012.

B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis, D. Boldo. 3D road marking reconstruction from street-level calibrated stereo pairs. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume 65, Issue 4, pp 347-359, July 2010.

Double blind peer-reviewed conference papers

N. Bhowmik, L. Weng, V. Gouet-Brunet, B. Soheilian. Cross-domain Image Localization by Adaptive Feature Fusion. Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), Dubai, UAE, March 6-8, 2017.

B. Soheilian, X. Qu, M. Brédif. Landmark based localization : LBA refinement using MCMC-optimized projections of RJMCMC-extracted road marks. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV2016), Gothenburg, Sweden, 19-22 June 2016.

M. Miled, B. Soheilian, E. Habets, B. Vallet. Hybrid online mobile laser scanner calibration through image alignment by mutual information. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. 3 (1), pp. 25-31, ISPRS Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, 12-19 July 2016.

M. Mezian, B. Vallet, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Uncertainty propagation for terrestrial mobile laser scanner. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. 41 (B3), pp 331-335, ISPRS Congress, Prague, Juillet 2016.

X. Qu, B. Soheilian, E. Habets, N. Paparoditis. Evaluation of SIFT and SURF for vision based localization. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. 41 (B3), pp 685-692, ISPRS Congress, Prague, 2016.

B. Soheilian, X. Qu, M. Brédif. Localisationa base d’amers visuels: Cartographie et mise en correspondance de marquages au sol et intégration dans LBA. in Actes de la journée Transports Intelligents. Congrès francophone de Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle (RFIA), Clermont Ferrand, France, June 2016.

A. Hervieu, B. Soheilian, M. Brédif. Road marking extraction using a Model&Data-driven RJ-MCMC. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, II-3/W4, pp.47-54, PIA 2015, Munich, Germany, March 2015.

X. Qu, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Vehicle localization using mono-camera and geo-referenced traffic signs. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, IV2015, pp.605-610, Seoul, South Korea, 28 June - 1st July 2015.

B. Soheilian, M. Brédif. Multi-view 3D circular target reconstruction with uncertainty analysis. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, PCV 2014, vol. II–3, pp.143-148, Zurich, Switzerland, 5th - 7th September 2014.

B. Vallet, B. Soheilian, M. Brédif. Combinatorial clustering and its application to 3D polygonal traffic sign reconstruction from multiple images. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, PCV 2014, vol. II–3, pp.165-172, Zurich, Switzerland, 5th - 7th September 2014.

A. Hervieu, B. Soheilian. Road Side Detection and Reconstruction Using LIDAR Sensor. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Gold Coast, Australia, 23-26 June 2013.

B. Soheilian, O Tournaire, N. Paparoditis, B. Vallet, J.-P. Papelard. Generation of an integrated 3D city model with visual landmarks for autonomous navigation in dense urban areas. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Gold Coast, Australia, 23-26 June 2013.

A. Hervieu, B. Soheilian. Semi-Automatic Road/Pavement Modeling using Mobile Laser Scanning. ISPRS Annals – Volume II-3/W3, WG III/4, ICWG III/VII, CMRT13 – City Models, Roads and Traffic, pp.31-36, Antalya, Turkey, 12–13 November 2013.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, B. Vallet, J. McDonald, N. Paparoditis. Recovering quasi-real occlusion-free textures for facade models by exploiting fusion of image and Laser street data and image inpainting.. In Proc. International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), Dublin, Ireland , May 2012.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, B. Vallet, N. Paparoditis. Generating Occlusion-free Textures for Virtual 3D Model of Urban Facades by Fusing Image and Laser Street Data. In Proc. IEEE Virtual Reality 2012, California, USA, March 2012.

F. Monnier, B. Vallet, B. Soheilian. Trees Detection from LASER Point Clouds Acquired in Dense Urban Areas by a Mobile Mapping System. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume I-3, pp. 245-250, 2012, XXII ISPRS Congress , Melbourne, Australia, 25 August – 01 September 2012.

B. Soheilian, A. Arlicot, N. Paparoditis. Extraction de panneaux de signalisation routière dans des images couleurs. in Actes du 17ème congrès francophone de Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle (RFIA), Caen, France, Janvier 2010.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Extracting Outlined Planar Clusters of Street Facades from 3D Point Clouds. In Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, Ottawa, Canada, June 2010.

R. Belaroussi, P. Foucher, J.-P. Tarel, B. Soheilian, P. Charbonnier, N. Paparoditis. Road Sign Detection in Images: A Case Study. IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Extracting Wire-frame Models of Street Facades from 3D Point Clouds and the Corresponding Cadastral Map. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (IAPRS), vol. 38, part 3A, pp. 91-96, Saint-Mandé, France, 1-3 September 2010.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Generating Raw Polygons of Street Facades from a 2D Urban Map and Terrestrial Laser Range Data. In Proc. SSSI Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Alice Springs, Australia, September 2010.

A. Arlicot, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Circular Road Sign Extraction from Street Level Images using Colour, Shape and Texture Database Maps. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. Vol. 38 (Part 3/W4), pp. 205-210, Paris, France, Septembre 2009.

B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis, D. Boldo, J.P. Rudant. Automatic 3D Extraction Of Rectangular Roadmarks With Centimeter Accuracy From Stereo-pairs Of A Ground-based Mobile Mapping System. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XXXVI, Part 5/C55, pp.22-27, Padua, Italy, May 2007.

O. Tournaire, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Towards a Sub-decimeter Georeferencing of Ground-based Mobile Mapping Systems in Urban Areas : MatchingGround-Based and Aerial-Based Imagery Using Roadmarks. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. Vol. 36 (Part 1) , Paris, France, July 2006.

B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis, D. Boldo, J.P. Rudant. 3D zebra-crossing reconstruction from stereo rig images of a ground-based mobile mapping system. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. Vol. 36 (Part 5), Dresden, Germany, September 2006.

N. Paparoditis, O. Bentrah, L. Pénard, O. Tournaire, B. Soheilian, M. Deveau. Automatic 3D Recording and Modelling of Large Scale Cities: the Archipolis Project. First International Workshop on Recording, Modelling and Visualization of Cultural Heritage, Ascona, Switzerland, 2005.

Conference papers

S. Liberge, B. Soheilian, N. Chehata, N. Paparoditis. Extraction of vertical posts in 3D laser point clouds acquired in dense urban areas by a mobile mapping system. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. 38, Part 3B, Paris, France , 1-3 Septembre 2010.

O. Tournaire, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Reconstruction décimétrique de marquages au sol par utilisation conjointe d'images terrestres et aériennes. Proc. 4ème Journées des Sciences de l'Ingénieur, Marne-la-Vallée, France, December 2006.

Workshops

L. Wei, B. Soheilian, V. Gouet-Brunet. Augmenting vehicle localization accuracy with cameras and 3D road infrastructure database. ECCV workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology 2014, Zurich, Switzerland, September 6-12, 2014.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. A Pipeline for Modeling Urban Street Facades from Terrestrial Laser and Image Data. in ICVSS International Computer Vision Summer School, Sicilia, Italy, July 2011.

K. Hammoudi, F. Dornaika, B. Soheilian, N. Paparoditis. Building Modeling using Aerial and Terrestrial Data . in ICVSS International Computer Vision Summer School, Sicilia, Italy, July 2010.



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