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Reneta P. Barneva

Professor and Chair

Kasling Memorial Lecturer

Chancellor's Award for Scholarship and Creative Activities

Wilkes Award of the British Computer Society


Department of Computer and Information Sciences
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063, USA
Office: 2148 Fenton Hall
Phone: + 1 716 673 4750 or + 1 716 673 4820 (dept. secretary)
Fax: + 1 716 673 4821
E-mail:


Research interests:

Digital geometry, design and analysis of algorithms, computer graphics, multimedia, and computational biology.

Erdos number: 2


Recent publications in the last six years (2008-2014):

Edited Books:

1. Combinatorial Image Analysis: Heidelberg-Berlin, Springer Verlag, LNCS 8466, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2014 (together with V.E. Brimkov, J. Slapal)
2. Combinatorial Image Analysis: Heidelberg-Berlin, Springer Verlag, LNCS 7655, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2012 (together with V.E. Brimkov, J.K. Aggarwal)
3. Digital Geometry Algorithms: Theoretical Foundations and Applications to Computational Imaging, Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, Vol. 2, Springer 2012 (together with V. Brimkov)
4. Computational Image Analysis, Heidelberg-Berlin, Springer Verlag, LNCS 6636, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2011 (together with J. Aggarwal, V. Brimkov, K. Koroutchev, and E. Korutcheva)
5. Advances in Image Analysis and Applications, Research Publishing Services, Singapore-Chennai, 2011 (together with V. Brimkov, K. Koroutchev, and E. Korutcheva)
6. Computational Modeling of Objects Represented in Images, Springer Verlag, LNCS 6026, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2010 (together with V.Brimkov, H.A. Hauptman - Nobel Laureate, Renato J. Natal, and Joao M.R. Tavares)
7. Object Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications, Research Publishing Services, Singapore-Chennai, 2010 (together with V. Brimkov, R.J. Natal, and J.M.R. Tavares)
8. Combinatorial Image Analysis, Springer Verlag, LNCS 5852, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2009 (together with P. Wiederhold)
9. Progress in Combinatorial Image Analysis, Research Publishing Services, Singapore-Chennai, 2009 (together with P. Wiederhold)
10. Combinatorial Image Analysis, Springer Verlag, LNCS 4958, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2008 (together with V.E. Brimkov and H.A. Hauptman - Nobel Laureate)
11. Image Analysis: From Theory to Applications, Research Publishing Services, Singapore-Chennai, 2008 (together with V.E. Brimkov)

Edited Special Journal Issues:

1. Selected Topics of Combinatorial Image Analysis, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 90(8), 2013, 192 pages (together with V.E.Brimkov)
2. Computational Modeling of Objects Represented in Images, Graphical Models, Elsevier, Vol. 73(6), 2011, 65 pages (together with V.E.Brimkov)
3. Combinatorial Problems and Algorithms in Image Analysis, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Wiley, Vol. 21(1), 2011, 119 pages (together with V.E. Brimkov and P. Wiederhold)
4. Theoretical Computer Science Issues in Image Analysis and Processing, Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, Vol. 412(15), 2011, 143 pages (together with V.E. Brimkov and P. Wiederhold)
5. Advances in Combinatorial Image Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier, Vol. 42(8), 2009, 95 pages (together with V.E. Brimkov)
6. Discrete Applied Mathematics, Elsevier, Vol. 157 (16), 2009, 135 pages (together with V.E. Brimkov)
7. Contemporary Challenges in Combinatorial Image Analysis, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Wiley, Vol. 19, 2009, 166 pages (together with V.E. Brimkov)
8. International Journal of Shape Modeling, World Scientific, Vol. 14, Issue 2, 2008, 134 pages (together with V.E. Brimkov)

Papers:

  1. Barneva, R. P., Education in computer science and the role of the teacher in the environment of open educational resources (Invited paper). In Georgi Totkov, Ivan Koychev (Eds.) The Education and Scientific Research in the Information Society, 2013, pp. 11-26
  2. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, Selected topics of combinatorial image analysis, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 90(8), 2013, pp. 1568-1570
  3. Barneva, R. P., Space and Time Efficient Algorithms in Imaging Sciences (Invited Paper), 15th International Conference Human and Computers, Research University of Electronics, Shizuoka University, 2013, paper ID 18
  4. Barneva, R. P., Kanev, K., Mochiduki, Sh., Position Encoding and Localization with Environmental Patterns, IEEE Western New York Image Processing Symposium, 2013, pp. 43-46
  5. Inoue, T., Mochiduki, S., Kanev, K., Barneva, R. P. Environmental Encoding Pattern Recognition and Localization with Mobile Devices, 15th International Conference Human and Computers, Research University of Electronics, Shizuoka University, 2013, paper ID 17
  6. Kanev, K., H. Kato, R.P. Barneva, Z. Fu, S. Kimura, Environmental Codes for Autonomous Position Determination, The Seventh International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Society, Venice, Italy, July 2012, 282-287
  7. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, B. Brimkov, Connected distance-based rasterization of objects in arbitrary dimension, Graphical Models, Elsevier, 73(6), November 2011, 323-334
  8. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, Computational modeling of objects represented in images, Graphical Models, Elsevier, 73(6), November 2011, 311-312
  9. Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov, P. Wiederhold, Combinatorial problems and algorithms in image analysis, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology (Wiley), 21(1), March 2011, 1-2
  10. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, P. Wiederhold, Theoretical Computer Science Issues in Image Analysis and Processing - Preface. Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier), 412(15), March 2011, 1299-1300
  11. Barneva, R.P., B. Brimkov, How computer science develops mathematical skills. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges (ACM), 26(6), June 2011, 170-172
  12. Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov, K. Kanev, Direct-Access Pattern Interface: Theoretical Developments and Applications. Buffalo, NY: University at Buffalo, 2011, pp. 41
  13. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, Digital stars and visibility of digital objects, In: Computational Modeling of Objects Represented in Images, Springer Verlag, LNCS 6026, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2010, 11-23
  14. Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov, Contemporary Challenges in Combinatorial Image Analysis, International Journal on Imaging Systems and Technology (Wiley), 19 (2), June 2009, 38-39
  15. Barneva R.P., V.E. Brimkov, K. D. Kanev, Combining ubiquitous direction-sensitive digitizing with a multimedia electronic dictionary for enhanced understanding, International Journal on Imaging Systems and Technology (Wiley), 19 (2), June 2009, 39-49
  16. Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov, K. Kanev, Theoretical Issues of Cluster Pattern Interfaces, Petra Wiederhold, R.P. Barneva (Eds.), Combinatorial Image Analysis, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No 5852, Springer (2009), 302-315
  17. Asano, T., V.E. Brimkov, R.P. Barneva, Theoretical Challenges in Digital Geometry: A Perspective, Discrete Applied Mathematics (Elsevier), 157 (16), August 2009, 3362-3371
  18. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, Advances in combinatorial image analysis, Pattern Recognition (Elsevier) 24 (8), August 2009, 1623-1625
  19. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, Combinatorial Approach to Image Analysis, Discrete Applied Mathematics (Elsevier), 157 (16), August 2009, 3359-3361
  20. Brimkov, V.E., R. Barneva, B. Brimkov, Minimal offsets that guarantee maximal or minimal connectivity of digital curves in nD, In: Srecko Brlek, Xavier Provençal, and Christophe Reutenauer (Eds.), Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No 5810, Springer (2009), 337-349
  21. Kanev, K., R.P. Barneva, V.E. Brimkov, D. Kaneva, Print-based interaction interfaces for multilingual multimedia and sign language electronic resource integration. Proc. ICSOFT 2009, 4th Interantional conference on Software and Data Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria, 26-29 July 2009, Vol. 2, 223-228
  22. Brimkov, V.E., G. Nordo, R.P. Barneva, A. Maimone, Genus and dimension of digital images and their time- and space-efficient computation, International Journal of Shape Modeling (World Scientific) Vol. 14, Issue 2, 2008, 147-168
  23. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, Discrete and Computational Geometry and their Applications in Visual Computing, International Journal of Shape Modeling (World Scientific) Vol. 14, Issue 2, 2008, v-vii
  24. Kanev, K., R.P. Barneva, V.E. Brimkov, D. Kaneva, Interactive printouts integrating multilingual multimedia and sign language electronic resources, Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2009-2010, Vol. 38, No. 2, 123-143
  25. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, On the Polyhedral Complexity of the Integer Points in a Hyperball, Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier) 406 (2008) 24–30
  26. Brimkov, V.E., R. Barneva, Applications of digital geometry to surface recognition, International Journal for Computational Vision and Biomechanics (Serials Publishing) (2008) Vol. 1, No. 2 (July-December) 163-172
  27. Brimkov, V.E., R.P. Barneva, B. Brimkov, F. de Vieilleville, Offset approach to defining 3D digital lines, In: Bebis et al. (Eds.), International Symposium on Visual Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No 5358, Springer (2008), 678-687
  28. Brimkov, V.E., R.B. Barneva, Linear time constant-working space algorithm for computing the genus of a digital object, In: Bebis et al. (Eds.), International Symposium on Visual Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No 5358, Springer (2008), 669-677
  29. Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov, Digital geometry and its applications to medical imaging, In: Tavares, J. et al., Advances in Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: Methods and Applications, Springer, Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (2008) 77-92
  30. Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov, K.D. Kanev, Electronic multimedia dictionary with direct-access printed Interface, In: Barneva, R.P., V.E. Brimkov (Eds.), Image Analysis: From Theory to Applications, Research Publishing Services (2008) 39-46


Leading Role at Recent Conferences (2008-2014):

  • IWCIA'15 International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, Kolkata, India, 2015 (Publication Chair)
  • IWCIA'14 International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, Brno, Czech Republic, 2014 (Program and Publication Chair)
  • IWCIA'12 International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2012 (Program and Publication Chair)
  • IWCIA'11 International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, Madrid, Spain, 2011 (Program and Publication Chair)
  • CompIMAGE’10 International Symposium on Computational Modeling of Objects Represented in Images, Buffalo, NY, 2010 (Workshop Chair; Chair Organizing Committee)
  • IWCIA'09 International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 2009 (Program Chair/Principal Organizer)
  • IWCIA'08 International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, Buffalo, NY 2008 (Vice-chair 2008; Chair of the Organizing Committee)
  • ISVC International Symposium on Visual Computing (Program Committee; Special Track Co-chair)
  • DGW Discrete Geometry Workshop (Organizing Committee)
  • IMAGAPP International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications (Program Committee)
  • DGCI Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery (Program Committee)
  • VipIMAGE Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Program Committee)
  • IEEE CIT International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (Program Committee)
  • ICPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (Technical Program Committee)
  • International Conference on Humans and Computers (Program Committee)
  • Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science (Technical Program Committee)
  • S3T Soft – Software, Services and Semantic Technologies (Program Committee)
  • ECCOMAS European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (Program Committee)
  • CCSCNE Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges – North East (Reviewer)


Post Docs and Visitors Hosted at SUNY Fredonia:

  • Dr. Kevin Du, Syracuse University, March 2014
  • Dr. Jan Pavlik, Technical University of Brno, Czech Republic, September 2013
  • Dr. Daisuke Hara, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan, March 2013
  • Dr. Howard Blair, Syracuse University, USA, November 2012
  • Prof. Kamen Kanev, Visiting at York University, Canada, October 2012
  • Dr. Mircea Nicolescu, University of Nevada at Reno, NV, September 2011
  • Prof. Unal Ufuktepe, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey, September 2011
  • Prof. Kamen Kanev, University of Shizuoka, Japan, August 2011
  • Prof. Josef Slapal, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, August 2011
  • Dr. Kostadin Koroutchev, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain, April 2011
  • Prof. Kamen Kanev, University of Shizuoka, Japan, September 2010
  • Dr. Damien Jamet, University of Nancy, France, December 2009
  • Prof. Kamen Kanev, University of Shizuoka, Japan, April 2009
  • Dr. Angelo Maimone, University of Messina, Italy, April-May 2007
  • Dr. François de Vieilleville, University of Lyon, France, November 2007-June 2008

Teaching:

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Courses taught at SUNY Fredonia:

  1. INDS 691 Research (3 credits)
  2. INDS 690 Research (3 credits)
  3. CSIT 580 Computational Biology (3 credits)
  4. CSIT 499 Computer Science Project (3 credits)
  5. CSIT 497 Thesis (3 credits)
  6. CSIT 496 Seminar on Selected Topics (1 credit)
  7. CSIT 490 Special Topics (1 credit)
  8. CSIT 462 Computer Graphics (3 credits)
  9. CSIT 456 Information and Decision Support Systems (3 credits)
  10. CSIT 441 Design and Analysis of Algorithms (3 credits)
  11. CSIT 425 Software Engineering (3 credits)
  12. HONR 400 Honors Thesis (3 credits)
  13. CSIT 400 Directed Independent Study (3 credits)
  14. CSIT 341 Data Structures (3 credits)
  15. CSIT 312 Computer Structures (3 credits)
  16. CSIT 311 Assembly Language and Computer Organization (3 credits)
  17. CSIT 300 Internship (3 credits)
  18. CSIT 251 Information Systems Structures (3 credits)
  19. CSIT 242 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science II (3 credits)
  20. CSIT 241 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science I (3 credits)
  21. CSIT 224 Problem Solving Using Objects (3 credits)
  22. CSIT 221 Computer Science II (4 credits)
  23. CSIT 121 Introduction to Computer Science I (3 credits)
  24. CSIT 120 Computer Science Overview (3 credits)
  25. CSIT 100 Freshman Seminar (1 credit)

Graduate students 2007-2014:

  • Michael Mendez (master) - Software/Web Developer at Tradesmen International, Inc., Clevland
  • Robert Olson (master) - Visiting Instructor at SUNY Fredonia
  • Bilyana Stoynova (doctoral) - Assistant Professor, Techical University - Gaborvo