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Okan Köpüklü, M.Sc.

Technical University of Munich

Chair of Human-Machine Communication (Prof. Rigoll)

Postal address

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

Research Areas

• Spatiotemporal Action Localization
• Action/Activity Recognition
• Hand Gesture Recognition


  • Köse, N.; Köpüklü, O.; Unnervik, A.; Rigoll, G.: Real-Time Driver State Monitoring Using a CNN Based Spatio-Temporal Approach. 2019 more…
  • Kayhan, M.; Köpüklü, O.; Sarhan, M.H.; Yigitsoy, M.; Eslami, A.; Rigol, G.l: Deep Attention Based Semi-Supervised 2D-Pose Estimation for Surgical Instruments. 2019 more…
  • Köpüklü, O.; Rong, Y.; Rigoll, G.: Talking with Your Hands: Scaling Hand Gestures and Recognition with CNNs. 2019 more…
  • Köpüklü. O.; Herzog, F.; Rigoll, G.: Comparative Analysis of CNN-based Spatiotemporal Reasoning in Videos. 2019 more…
  • Köpüklü, O.; Köse, N.; Gunduz, A.; Rigoll, G.: Resource Efficient 3D Convolutional Neural Networks. 2019 more… Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Köpüklü, O.; Gunduz, A.; Köse, N.; Rigoll, G.: Real-time Hand Gesture Detection and Classification Using Convolutional Neural Networks. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2019), 2019 more…
  • Hörmann, S.; Knoche, M.; Babaee, Ma.; Köpüklü, O.; Rigoll, G.: Outlier-Robust Neural Aggregation Network for Video Face Identification. Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2019), 2019, pp. 1675-1679 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Babaee, Ma.; Zhu, Y.; Köpüklü, O.; Hörmann, S.; Rigoll, G.: Gait Energy Image Restoration Using Generative Adversarial Networks. Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2019), 2019, pp. 2596-2600 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Köpüklü, O.; Babaee, Ma.; Hörmann, S.; Rigoll, G.: Convolutional Neural Networks with Layer Reuse. Proc. 26th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2019), 2019, pp. 345-349 more… Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Köpüklü, O.; Wei, X.; Rigoll, G.: You Only Watch Once: A Unified CNN Architecture for Real-Time Spatiotemporal Action Localization. , 2019 more… Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Köpüklü, O.; Rigoll, G.: Analysis on Temporal Dimension of Inputs for 3D Convolutional Neural Networks. Proc. Conference on Image Processing, Applications and Systems (IPAS 2018), 2018 more… Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Köpüklü, O.; Köse, N.; Rigoll, G.: Motion Fused Frames: Data Level Fusion Strategy for Hand Gesture Recognition. Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops, 2018, pp. 2216-2224 more… Full text (mediaTUM)


Trilateral DFG Project "Surveillance Videos meet wearable Cameras on the Cloud"
Partners: Hebrew University Jerusalem, Al Quds University Jerusalem
Period: 15.03.2019 - 14.03.2022


Pattern Recognition (SS 2019)

Student Projects

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Open Topics

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Finished Projects

• Skeletal Hand Model Reconstruction from Depth Images Using a Convolutional Neural Network Framework (Master's Thesis)
• Temporal Association of Frame Detections for Action Tube Generation (Research Internship)
• Unsupervised Monocular Depth Prediction for Indoor Continuous Video Streams (Master's Thesis)
• An Evaluation of Semi Supervised Learning for CNN based 2D-Pose Estimation and Fine-grained Classification Tasks (Master's Thesis)
• Real-Time Driver Anomaly Detection on Multi-View In-Vehicle Video Streams (Master's Thesis)
• Scaling Hand Gestures and Recognition With CNNs (Master's Thesis)
• Inertial Sensor-Based Gesture Recognition on Hearable Devices (Bachelor's Thesis)

• Dynamic Recognition of Driver Micro Hand Gestures Using Convolutional Neural Networks (Master's Thesis)
• Real-time Detection and Classification of Dynamic Hand Gestures (Master's Thesis)
• CNN-based Spatiotemporal Modeling of Video Activity Recognition (Research Internship)
• Video Activity Recognition With Classical Machine Learning Methods (Research Internship)
• Effective Video Augmentation Techniques for Training Convolutional Neural Networks (Bachelor's Thesis)