Derek T. Anderson

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Derek
T.

Anderson


Research
Assistant Professor

Computational Intelligence Research Laboratory (CIRL)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211











Ph
one
:
(573) 864
-
6135

Email:
andersondt@m
issouri.edu

or dtaxtd@gmail.com






Web
site
:
http://www.
derektanderson
.com/



EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
,
August

2010

Dissertation
: Linguistic Summarization of Human Activity

Advisors: Dr. James Keller and Dr. Marjorie Skubic

M.S. in Computer Science, August 2005


Thesis: An Investigation of Humanoid Skill Primitives as Sensory Patterns


WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY,
Wichita, KS

B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics, May 2002



RESEARCH &
INTERESTS

I
nformation fusion
,
clustering,
p
attern recognition,
computer vision,
fuzzy
set theory,
approximate
reasoning,
linguistic summarization of
human activity
(e.g. from video)
,
stereo vision and voxel
-
based
modeling
,
c
omputational intelligence
,
real
-
time
computer
graphics,
shader languages, stream processing
and

Graphics Processor Units

(GPU)

and procedural content generation



EMPLOYMENT

2010
-

Present

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
Research
Assistant Professor



P
rim
ary focus is feature
-
level
, algorithm
-
level

and platform
-
level
information
fusion




R
adar,
infrared

and visual spectrum
-
based
detection

of explosive hazards



Research topics include
computer

vision, clustering and fusion



Assisting with the management of

multiple graduate and undergraduate
research
students




2006

-

2010

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
National Library of Medicine
Predoctoral Fellow




Robust stereo vision
-
based
human segmentation, t
hree
-
dimensional
voxel object modeling and
the

inference and
linguistic summarization of
human activity
with applications
to

Eldercare



Collaborated

with
computer
scientists
,
nurses, health informatics, and bioinformatics researchers



2009
-

2010

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
Curriculum Design in Information Technology




Design and

execution of courses in a

Virtual Interactive Environment track



2006

-

2008

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
Resident Instructor in Information

Technology




Primary instructor and coordinator for game development, design, and
real
-
time
graphics



2005
-

2006

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
Graduate Research Assistant




Funded by the National Science Foundation




Project was
e
ldercare and
rehabilitation technologies (http://eldertech.missouri.edu/)



My focus was

human

activity analysis from video

using
hidden Markov models (i.e. PGMs)



2005

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
Graduate Research Assistant




Funded by the Naval Research Lab
oratory



My focus was the research and

development of

a s
ketch
-
based interface
(based on hidden Markov
models)
for the communication and control of a team of mobile robots using a
t
ablet PC



2003
-
2005

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
Graduate Teaching

Instructor in Comp. Science




Taught
three

different undergraduate
courses, developed
one
, managed undergraduate and
g
raduate teaching assistants
, and supervised undergraduate research projects




2004


UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia, MO,
National
Library of Medicine Predoctoral Fellow




Focus on

silhouette segmentation, skin detection, Sc
ale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT)
-
based
object recognition, and temporal pattern recognition using hidden Markov models




Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) certified and Campus
Institutional
Review Board

(IRB)
certified


2001
-
2002

LSI Corporation
,
Wichita
,
KS
,
Interoperability Technician




Developed and executed testing procedures to benchmark and deb
ug in
-
house and competitor's
hardware and software storage solutions



Tested performance and interoperability of drivers and software for IBM's AIX and Netware OSs


1999
-
2001

LSI Corporation
,
Wichita
,
KS
,
Performance
Analyst




Tested and analyzed performance

related benchmark measurements to improve and help shape
future development of similar technologies



Helped interpret, develop, and eventually construct presentations which were directly used on
companies such as IBM and DELL









JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS




D. T. Anderson
, J. M. Keller, K. Stone and C. Spain, “Feature
-
level and algorithm
-
level fusion of forward
looking long wave infrared imagery for buried explosive hazard detection,” in preparation for
IEEE
Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
, 2011
.



O. Sjahputera,
D. T. Anderson
, J. M. Keller and K. Stone, “Cueing system for above
-
ground anomaly
detection for explosive hazards using Support Vector Machine localized by K
-
nearest neighbor,” submitted
to
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote
Sensing
, 2011.



D. T. Anderson
, M. Ros, J. M.

Keller, M. Popescu, M. Delgado

and A. Vila, “Similarity measure for
detecting anomalies in human behavior based on
compa
ring partitions,”
in preparation, 2011.



R. H. Luke,
D.
T.
Anderson

and J. M. Keller
, “
Human

Change Detection in Voxel Space using Stereo
Vision
,”

under review by

IEEE Transactions on
Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
, 2011.



D.
T.
Anderson
,
J. C. Bezdek, M. Popescu, and J. M. Keller
, “
Comparing Fuzzy, Probabilistic, and
Possibilistic
Partitions
,”

IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
,
vol. 18 (5), pp. 906
-
918,
2010
.



M. Anderson
, D.
T.
Anderson
and D. Wescott, “Estimation of Adult Skeletal Age
-
at
-
Death Using the
Sugeno Fuzzy Integral,”
American Journal of Physical Anthropolog
y
,
vol. 142 (1), pp. 30
-
41,
2009
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke, J. M. Keller, M. Skubic, M.
Rantz, M Aud,

Linguistic Summarization of
Video for Fall Detection Using Voxel Person and Fuzzy Logic
,


Computer Vision

and Image
Understanding
,
vol. 113

(1), pp. 80
-
89, 2009
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke, J. M.
Keller, M. Skubic, M. Rantz, M Aud,

Modeling Human Activity From
Voxel Person Using Fuzzy Logic,


IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
, vol. 17 (1), pp. 39
-
49, 2009
.



M. Rantz, M. Aud, G. Alexander, B. Wakefield, M. Skubic, R. Luke,
D.
T.
Anderson
, J. M. Keller,

Falls,
Technology, and Stunt Actors,


Journal of Nursing Care Quality
,
vol. 23 (3), pp. 195
-
201, 2008
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke, J. M. Keller,

Speedup of
Fuzzy Clustering Through Stream Processing on
Graphics Processing Units,


IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
,
v
ol. 16, pp. 1101
-
1106,
2007
.



M. Skubic,
D.
T.
Anderson
, S. Blisard, D. Perzanowski, A. Schultz,

Using a Hand
-
Drawn Sketch to
Control a Team of
Robots,


Autonomous Robots
,
v
ol. 22

(
4
)
, pp. 399
-
410, 2007
.



O. Sjahputera, J. Keller, J. Davis, K. Taylor, F. Rahmatpanah, H. Shi,
D.
T.
Anderson
, S. Blisard, R. Luke
III, M. Popescu, G. Author, and C. Caldwell,

Relational analysis of CpG islands methylat
ion and gene
expression in human lymphomas using Possibilistic c
-
Means and modified cluster fuzzy density,


IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
,
v
ol. 4 (2), pp. 176
-
189,
2006
.


CONFERENCE
PUBLICATIONS





G. Scott and
D. T.
Anderson
, “Fusion of differential morphological profiles for multi
-
scale weighted
feature pyramid generation in remotely sensed imagery,” under review by
Applied Imagery Pattern
Recognition
, 2011.



T. Gill,
D. T. Anderson
, R. H. Luke and J. M. Keller, “A system for change detection and human
recognition in voxel space using the Microsoft Kinect sensor,” under review by
Applied Imagery Pattern
Recognition
, 2011.



D. T. Anderson
, J. M. Keller, and O. Sjahputera, “
Algorithm fu
sion in forward looking long wave infrared
imagery for buried explosive hazard detection
,”
SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing
,

2011
.



C. J. Spain,
D. T. Anderson
, M. Popescu, J. M. Keller and K. Stone
, “
Automatic Detection of targets in
medium
-
wave infrare
d imagery using adaptive background mixture models
,”
SPIE Defe
nse, Security, and
Sensing
,

2011
.



D. T. Anderson
,
J. M. Keller, O. Sjahputera,
J. C. Bezdek, and

M. Popescu
, “Comparing Soft
Clusters and
Partitions
,”
FUZZ
-
IEEE
,

2011
.



D. T. Anderson
, M. F. Anderson, J. M. Keller, and D. J. Wescott, “Linguistic Description of Adult
Skeletal Age
-
at
-
Death Estimations from Fuzzy Integral Acquired Fuzzy Sets,”
FUZZ
-
IEEE
,

2011
.



M. Ros,
D. T. Anderson
, J. M. Keller, M. Popescu, M. Delgado and A. Vila, “Ling
uistic summarization of
long
-
term trends for understanding change in human behavior,”
FUZZ
-
IEEE
, 2011
.



E. Stone,
D.
T.
Anderson
, M. Skubic, and J. M. Keller, “Extracting Footfalls from Voxel Data
,

IEEE
International Conference of the Engineering in
Medicine and Biology Society

(EMBS)
,
Argentina,
2010
.



D.
T.
Anderson
,

R. H. Luke, and J. M. Keller, “
Linguistic Summarization of Scenes in a Stereo
-
Vision
Acquired Voxel Space
,”
IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ
-
IEEE)

at
the World
Conference on Computational Intelligence (
WCCI
)
,
Spain,
2010
.



T. Havens,
D.
T.
Anderson
, J. M. Keller, “A Fuzzy Choquet Integral with an Interval Type
-
2 Fuzzy
-
Valued Integrand,”
FUZZ
-
IEEE at WCCI,
Spain,
2010
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, J. M. Keller, and
T. Havens
, “
Learning fuzzy valued fuzzy measures for the fuzzy valued
Sugeno fuzzy integral
,”
International Conference on Information Processing and Management of
Uncertainty

in Knowledge
-
Based Systems

(IPMU)
, Germany,
2010
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, J. C. Bezdek, J. M. Keller, and M. Popescu, “A comparison of five fuzzy Rand indices,”
IPMU
, Germany,
2010
.



E. Stone,
D.
T.
Anderson
, M. Skubic, and J. M. Keller, “Footfall extraction and

visualization from voxel
data,”

Gerontechnology
,

2010
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke,
E. Stone
, and J. M. Keller
,

Fuzzy Voxel
Object,”

International F
uzzy
Systems Association

(IFSA)
,

Portugal,
2009
.




R. H. Luke,
D.
T.
Anderson
, S. Coupland, and J. M. Keller, “Fuzzy Logic
-
Based Edge Extraction Using
Graphics Processor
Units,”

IFSA
,

Portugal,
2009
.



D.
T.
Anderson

and S. Coupland, “Parallelisation of Fuzzy Inference on a Graphics Processor Unit Using
the Compute Unified Device Architecture,”
UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence
,
Leicester, 2008
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke, M. Skubic, J. M. Keller, M. Rantz,

Evaluation of a Video Based Fall
Recognition System for Elders Using Voxel Space,


6th Conference of the International Society for
Gerontechnology
,

Italy,
2008
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke, J. M. Keller, M.
Skubic,

Extension of a Soft
-
Computing Framework for
Activity Analysis from Linguistic Summarizations of Video,


FUZZ
-
IEEE at
WCCI,
pp. 1404
-
1410, China,
2008

(
Best student paper award
)
.



N. Harvey, R. H. Luke, J. M. Keller,
D.
T.
Anderson
,

Speedup of
Fuzzy Logic through Stream
Processing on Graphics Processing Units,


in

IEEE Congress on

Evolutionary Computation (CEC)

at

WCCI
,

pp.
3809
-
3815
, China,
2008
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. H. Luke, J. M. Keller,

Incorporation of Non
-
Euclidean Distance Metrics into
Fuzzy
Clustering on Graphics Processing Units,


I
FSA
, pp. 128
-
139, Mexico,
2007
.



D.
T.
Anderson
, J. Keller, M. Skubic, X. Chen, and Z. He,

Recognizing Falls from Silhouettes,


EMBS
,
pp. 6388
-
6391, NY,
2006
.



X. Chen, Z. He,
D.
T.
Anderson
, J. Keller, and M. Skubic,

Adaptive Silhouette Extraction and Human
Tracking in Com
plex and Dynamic Environmen
ts,


International Conference

on Image Processing
,
Georgia,
2006
.



X. Chen, Z. He, J. Keller,
D.
T.
Anderson

and M. Skubic,

Adaptive Silhouette Extraction in Dynamic
Environments Using Fuzzy Logic,


FUZZ
-
IEEE at

WCCI
,
pp. 832
-
839,
Canada, 2006
.



M. Skubic,
D.
T.
Anderson
, S. Blisard, D. Perzanowski, and A.

Schultz,


Using a Qualitative Ske
tch to
Control a Team of Robots,”

IEEE
Intl. Conf.
on Robotics and Automation
, pp.
3595
-

3601
,

FL,
2006
.



D.
T.
Anderson
,
C. Bailey
, and
M. Skubic, “
Hidden Markov Model Symbol Recognit
ion for Sketch Based
Interfaces,”

AAAI
fall symposium series making pen
-
based interaction intelligent and
natural
, pp. 15
-
21,
DC,

2004
.



M. Skubic
,
D.
T.
A
nderson
,
M. Khalilia
,
and S. Kavirayani, “
A Sketch
-
Based Interface for Multi
-
Robot
Formations
,


AAAI Robotics Workshop
, CA,
2004
.




TECHNICAL REPORTS



R.
H.
Luke,
D.
T.
Anderson
,
J. M. Keller

and M. Skubic
, “
Human Segmentation from Video in Indoor
Environments Using Fused Color and Texture Features
,

University of Missouri, accessible online at
http://cirl.missouri.edu/vision/
, 2007
.



PROFESSIONAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS



D.
T.
Anderson
, R. Luke, J. M. Keller,
and M. Skubic, “Linguistic Summarization of Human Activity,”
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Informatics Training Conference, June 2010



M. Anderson and
D.
T.
Anderson
, Skeletal Age at Death Using the Sugeno Fuzzy Integral, American
Association of Physic
al Anthropologist, 2008



D.
T.
Anderson
, J. M. Keller, and M. Skubic, “Real
-
time Recognition of Falls from Silhouettes,” National
Library of Medicine
(NLM)
Informatics Training Conference, June 2007


PROFESSIONAL
SERVICE



IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
Mizzou
Chapter Chair

(
http://cis.missouri.edu/
)

o

Elected

chapter chair November 2010



CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION



Co
-
chair of the special session “
Computational Intelligence for Activity Recognition
from Sensed Data”

at the
World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) 2010



PROFESSIONAL
JOURNAL REVIEWER



IEEE
Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
:
r
eviewer since 2009




GRANT
S



A System Prototype Study of Connecting Soldiers to Digital
Applications Surge for the
Basic
Officer Leadership Course, Military Police Schoolhouse, Fort Leonard Wood, MO

o

Funded
($
2
5
0,000)
by the Leonard Wood Institute (LWI) in

August of

2010

o

Team spans
Journalism and
Electrical and Computer Engineering

departments


o

My focus is
exploring
computational intelligence for
tailoring information by
inferring a level of required assistance and summarization for OPORD assistance


o

Co
-
investigator
with
4
0% shared credit



Co
-
investigator on a grant
under review by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

o

NSF division of Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS)

o

Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE)

Cross
-
Cutting Programs:
Smart Health and Wellbeing (SHB)

o

P
roposal is

of type


Large


(multi
-
m
illion budget with durations up to five years)

o

Collaboration between the
University of Missouri (MU) and the Oregon Health &
Science University (OHSU)



Primary investigator

(PI)

at MU
for

a subcontract agreement
with Florida International
University (FIU)
for a grant under review by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

o

The
NIJ solicitation is for “applied research and development in forensic science
for criminal justice purposes”

o

Collaborating with Dr. Daniel J. Wescott (anthropologist)

at Florida Inte
rnational
University in the department of Biological Sciences

o

Proposal
is for

adult skeletal age
-
at
-
death estimation via fuzzy integrals



Currently a
ssisting with a Leonard Wood Institute
(LWI)
collaborative research grant

o

PI is James M. Kelle
r and Co
-
PIs

are

Dominic Ho and Timothy Havens

o

Project is “synthetic aperture radar signal processing”

o

Close communications with
the U.S. Army Night Vision and Electronics Sensors
Directorate (NVESD) Countermine Division

o

My

research contributions include

feature, algo
rithm and platform
-
level fusion

o

Assist J.M. Keller with supervising
graduate
and undergraduate
research
students

o

Assist J.M. Keller with activities

such
as preparing presentations for meetings
with

NVESD and

quarterly technical status reports

to LWI


SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS



[
2009
]

o

Featured in a University of Missouri’s
(MU)
Graduate Research Matters
Publication, article titled ‘Interdisciplinary Approach Hopes to Improve Eldercare
with Technology Advancements’, which is distributed to campus
leaders, state
officials, and the general public

o

Recipient of a
MU

‘Graduate School

Student & Faculty Spotlights’

o

Recipient of a
MU

John D. Bies International Travel Scholarship to attend the
International F
uzzy Systems Association
conference
held
in Lisbo
n Portugal

o

Recipient of
the

MU

Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Electrical and
Computer Engineering



[2008]

o

B
est student paper award
from

the
IEEE

i
nternational
c
onference on Fuzzy
Systems (FUZZ
-
IEEE) at the World Congress on Computational Intelligence
(WCCI)
-

Extension of a Soft
-
Computing Framework for Activity Analysis from
Linguistic Summarizations of Video

o

Recipient of an
IEEE

s
tudent
t
ravel
g
rant to
attend
th
e World Congress on
Computational Intelligence (WCCI) conference
held
in
Hong Kong, China



[2
00
4
-
2007
]

o

Second place in the MU

H
ealth
S
ciences
R
esearch
D
ay
p
oster
c
ontest


o

Received the Technological Innovation Award
at the

American Association for
Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference


Pittsburgh, PA


MU

and Naval
Research Lab (NRL) collaboration
-

Sketch interface for the control of a team of
mobile robots (PIONEER 3
-
AT's)

o

Recipient of the
MU

Computer Science Superior Graduate Achievement award

o

Received the Technological Innovation Award at the
AAAI

Conference


San
Jose, CA


MU

Mites team


personal digital assistant

sketch interface for the
control
of
a team of mobile robots



TEACHING
EXPERIENCE

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO,
Curriculum
Development in

the College of Engineering




Designed and developed courses in virtual i
nteractive
e
nvironment
for Information
Technology in the Computer Science department

o

Introduction to the
Development and Design of Virtual Interactive Environments

o

Advanced Development and Design of Virtual Interactive Environments

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO,
Resident Instructor for Information Technology




Primary
instructor
for

game
development,
design,

and
real
-
time
computer
graphics

o

Introduction to Game Design

o

Game Design II

o

Shader Programming

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO,
Graduate Instructor in Computer Science




Instructor for the following courses

o

Production Languages

o

Internet, World
Wide Web, and Multimedia

o

Introduction to Programming Languages



SEMINAR
SERIES

[2011] University of Missouri, Columbia, MO



Website:
http://cis.missouri.edu/



IEEE Computational Intelligence society seminar series I organized for the Electrical and
Computer

Engineering and Computer Science departments.



Primary focus is on graduate students.


[2010]
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO




Title:
Parallel Processing in Matlab, Parallel Computing Toolbox, GPUs and CUDA



Audience:
Faculty and
graduate
students
in
Electrical and Computer Engineering at MU,
with emphasis on

those connected to the
Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate




Topics: Parallelization of algorithms in Matlab w.r.t. the PCT using multi
-
core CPUs and
GPUs via CUDA, with an emphasis on
image processing and information fusion.

[2006]
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO



(http://cirl.missouri.edu/gpu/)



Title
:
Speed
-
up of Algorithms With Graphics Processing Units (GPUs)



Audience:
IEEE
Computational Intelligence Society MU Chapter and National Library of
Medicine (NLM) Medical Informatics training grant special seminar series

o

Topics: I
ntro
duction

to general purpose GPU programming and specialization for
computer vision and image process
ing, SOFMs, SIFT, clustering, and cellular
automata



R
EFERENCES
:

Dr. James M. Keller

University of Missouri

217 Engineering Building West

Columbia, MO, 65211


Phone: 573
-
882
-
7339

Email: KellerJ@missouri.edu


Title: Curators’ professor in Electrical and C
omputer Engineering and Computer Science
Departments at the University of Missouri and R. L. Tatum professor for the college



Dr. Marjorie Skubic

University of Missouri

221 Engineering Building West

Columbia, MO, 65211


Phone: 573
-
882
-
7766

Email:
SkubicM@missouri.edu



Title: Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science Departments at
MU and director of Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology




Dr. Marilyn Rantz

University of Missouri

S406 MU Sinclair School of
Nursing

Columbia, MO, 65211


Phone: 573
-
882
-
0258

Email: RantzM@missouri.edu



Title: Professor at the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing. She holds the position
of University Hospitals Professor of Nursing and Rantz is also a fellow in the
American
Academy of Nursing