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Nina Varney

Research Scientist

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School of Engineering: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Email: Nina Varney
Phone: 937-229-3611
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Kettering Laboratories Room 461

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Selected Publications

  • Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2019, October). What's the point? Using extended feature sets for semantic segmentation in point clouds. IEEE International Workshop on Applied Imagery and Pattern Recognition - AIPR 2019: Cognition, Collaboration, and Cloud, Washington D.C.
  • Asari, V., & Varney, N. (2018, July). LIDAR data analysis for automatic region segmentation and object classification. EuroSciCon Joint Event on Laser Optics & Photonics and Atomic & Plasma Science, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2015, April). Target detection in low resolution LiDAR data. SPIE Conference on Defense + Security: Optical Pattern Recognition XXVI, Baltimore, MD.
  • Varney, N., Diskin, Y., & Asari, V. K. (2015, June). 3D object classification in uncalibrated structure from motion models. Optical Society of America (OSA) Imaging and Applied Optics Congress: Imaging Systems and Applications (IS), Session: Advances for Military Imaging, Arlington, VA.
  • Diskin, Y., Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2015, June). Characterization of detectable objects using an uncalibrated and passive volumetric change detection approach. IEEE National Aerospace & Electronics Conference & Ohio Innovation Summit -NAECON-OIS 2015, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Diskin, Y., Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2015, June). Registration of LiDAR point cloud models using inter- object geometry. Optical Society of America (OSA) Imaging and Applied Optics Congress: Imaging Systems and Applications (IS), Session: Advances for Military Imaging, Arlington, VA.
  • Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2014, October). Volumetric features for object region classification in 3D LiDAR point clouds. IEEE International Workshop on Applied Imagery and Pattern Recognition - AIPR 2014: Democratization of Imagery, Washington D.C.
  • Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2014, September). Automatic large-volume object region segmentation in LiDAR point clouds. SPIE Remote Sensing Conference: Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Varney, N., & Asari, V. K. (2014, July). Volume component analysis for feature extraction in LiDAR point cloud objects. OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress: Imaging Systems and Applications (IS), Seattle, WA.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award - International Workshop on Applied Imagery and Pattern Recognition - AIPR 2019

Degrees

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2015
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2013

Research Interests

  • LiDAR, point clouds, 3D processing, deep learning, remote sensing, GIS, mapping, geospatial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, wide area surveillance, automatic target recognition