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A. Murat Tekalp received BS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Boğaziçi University in 1980 with high honors, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York, in 1982 and 1984, respectively. He has been with Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, from December 1984 to June 1987, and with the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, from July 1987 to June 2005, where he was promoted to Distinguished University Professor. Since June 2001, he is a Professor at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. His research interests are in the area of digital image and video processing, including video compression and streaming, motion-compensated video filtering for high-resolution, video segmentation, object tracking, content-based video analysis and summarization, multi-camera surveillance video processing, and protection of digital content.
Prof. Tekalp is a Fellow of IEEE since 2003. He was named as Distinguished Lecturer by IEEE Signal Processing Society in 1998, and awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholarship in 1999. He received the TUBITAK Science Award (highest scientific award in Turkey) in 2004. He has chaired the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing (Jan. 1996 - Dec. 1997). He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing (1990-1992), IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (1994-1996), and the Kluwer Journal Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing (1994-2002). He was an area editor for the Academic Press Journal Graphical Models and Image Processing (1995-1998). He was also on the editorial board of the Academic Press Journal Visual Communication and Image Representation (1995-2002). He was appointed as the Technical Program Chair for the 1991 IEEE Signal Processing Society Workshop on Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing, the Special Sessions Chair for the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, the Technical Program Co-Chair for IEEE ICASSP 2000 in Istanbul, Turkey, the General Chair of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) at Rochester, NY in 2002, and Technical Program Co-Chair of EUSIPCO 2005 in Antalya, Turkey. He is the founder and first Chairman of the Rochester Chapter of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He was elected as the Chair of the Rochester Section of IEEE in 1994-1995.
At present, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the EURASIP journal Signal Processing: Image Communication published by Elsevier. He authored the Prentice Hall book Digital Video Processing (1995). Dr. Tekalp holds seven US patents. His group contributed technology to the ISO/IEC MPEG-4 and MPEG-7 standards. He currently participates in two European Framework 6 projects, and is also a project evaluator for the European Commission.
P2P Video Networking with Social Media Applications
as author at 2nd Summer School on Social Media Retrieval (S3MR), Antalya 2011,