Constantine Butakoff
Senior researcherprogrammer,
coauthor of a number of the original processing algorithms
Email: cbutakoff@yahoo.com
OBJECTIVE JOB EXPIRIENCE

Neural networks. Universal binary and multivalued
neural elements; learning algorithms.

Application of the neural networks to image
processing and pattern recognition.

Digital image processing (SAR, medical and
other images).

Programming (Delphi, Pascal, C/C++, Perl,
JavaScript, HTML, Matlab, Assembler).

Web design.

PC maintenance and support (software and
hardware).
EDUCATION

State University of Uzhgorod, Department
of Mathematics, Uzhgorod, USSR (Ukraine), MD in Mathematics
19941999, master thesis  "Solution of the SuperResolution
Problem" (new idea of image supersampling which allows
to achieve result better than all known interpolation techniques).
EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Visiting Researcher in the International
Center for Signal Processing of the Tampere University of Technology
(Tampere, Finland), 2002 (fall semester).
Research in the following fields: Nonlinear and Neural Image
Filtering, Signal Processing in an Arbitrary Basis and its applications,
Image Restoration including Blur Identification using Neural
Network, MultiValued and Universal Binary Neurons.

Company Neural Networks Technologies Ltd.
(Israel). Researcher in the Research Department, 20002002.
Pattern Recognition Neural Networkbased System "Gizmo";
Taking Part in Creation of Universal Image Processing Software
System "VEGA"; Research in the field of Neural Networks,
Image Processing (nonlinear filters), Pattern Recognition; Work
with Matlab.

Company Neuro Technologies Ltd (Ukraine)
Researcher in the Research Department, 19982000 Pattern Recognition
Neural Networkbased System "Gizmo"; Taking Part in
Creation of Universal Image Processing Software System "VEGA";
Research in the field of Neural Networks, Image Processing (nonlinear
filters), Pattern Recognition.

Company "Infosphere" (Ukraine)
Software engineer, 19941998 Software engineering, PC hardware/software
maintenance and technical support, web design.
THE MAIN PUBLICATIONS
2003

Aizenberg I. and Butakoff C. "Sperresolution
and Supersampling by Spectral Extrapolation", Pattern
Recognition and Image Analysis (submitted).

Aizenberg I., Astola J., Bregin T., Butakoff
C., Egiazarian K. and Paliy D. "Detectors of the impulsive
noise and new effective filters for impulsive noise reduction",
SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5014 (accepted, to appear in May, 2003).

Aizenberg I. and Butakoff C. "Effective
Impulse Detectors Based on RankOrder Criteria", IEEE
Signal Processing Letters (submitted).

Aizenberg I., Astola J., Butakoff C., Egiazarian
K. and Paliy D. "Precise Edge Detection and its Implementation
Using Threshold Boolean Filter", submitted to IEEE
International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'2003).

Aizenberg I., Astola J., Butakoff C., Egiazarian
K. and Paliy D. "Effective Detection and Elimination
of Impulsive Noise with a Minimal Image Smoothing",
submitted to IEEE International Conference on Image Processing
(ICIP'2003).
2002

Aizenberg I. and Butakoff C. "Median
in Periodic Noise Filtering", IEEE Transactions on
Image Processing (submitted).

Aizenberg I. and Butakoff C. "Image
Processing Using Cellular Neural Networks Based on MultiValued
and Universal Binary Neurons", Journal of VLSI signal
processing (Kluwer), Vol. 32, 2002, pp. 169188.

Aizenberg I. and Butakoff C. "Frequency
Domain Medianlike Filter for Periodic and QuasiPeriodic
Noise Removal", SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4667 Image
Processing: Algorithms and Systems, 2002, pp. 181191 .

Aizenberg I. and Butakoff C. "Median
in Spatial and Frequency Domain Filtering", SPIE's
International Technical Groups Newsletters on Electronic Imaging,
Vol. 12, No2, June 2002, p.4.

Aizenberg I., Butakoff C., Karnaukhov V.,
Merzlyakov N., Milukova O. "Blurred Image Restoration
Using the Type of Blur and Blur Parameters Identification on
the Neural Network", SPIE Proceedings vol. 4667 Image
Processing: Algorithms and Systems, 2002, pp. 460471.

Aizenberg I., Butakoff C., Astola J. and
Egiazarian K. "Nonlinear Frequency Domain Filter for
the QuasiPeriodic Noise Removal", Proceedings of International
TICSP Workshop on Spectral Methods and Multirate Signal Processing,
SMMSP'2002 (K.Egiazarian, T.Saramaki , J.Astola  Eds.), TICSP
Series #17, 2002, pp. 147153.

Aizenberg I., Bregin T., Butakoff C., Karnaukhov
V., Merzlyakov N. and Milukova O. "Type of Blur and
Blur Parameters Identification Using Neural Network and Its
Application to Image Restoration". Lecture Notes in
Computer Sciences , Vol. 2415, Springer, 2002, pp. 12311236.

Aizenberg I., Butakoff C., Myasnikova E.,
Samsonova M., Reinitz J. "Classification of the Images
of Gene Expression Patterns Using Neural Network Based on MultiValued
Neurons with the Minimal Number of Inputs", Applications
of Artificial Neural Networks in Image Processing VII, SPIE
Proceedings vol. 4668, 2002, (Nasser M. Nasrabadi; Aggelos K.
Katsaggelos; Eds), pp. 1019.
2001

Aizenberg I., Aizenberg N., Butakoff C. "Neural
Network Based on MultiValued Neurons: Application in Image
Recognition, Type of Blur and Blur Parameters Identification",
Bioinspired Applications of Connectionism, Lecture Notes in
Computer Science, vol.2085 (Jose Mira, Alberto Prieto  Eds.),
Springer 2001, pp. 254261.

Aizenberg I., Butakoff C. "Neural
network based on multivalued neurons and its application to
image recognition and blur recognition", SPIE Proceedings,
Vol. 4305, 2001, pp. 1121.
2000

Aizenberg I.N., Aizenberg N.N., Astola J.,
Bregin T., Butakov C., Egiazarian K. "New applications
of the nonlinear cellular neural filters in image processing",
SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 3961, 2000, pp.4556.

Aizenberg I., Aizenberg N., Bregin T., Butakov
C., Farberov E., Merzlyakov N., Milyukova O. "Blur Recognition
on the Neural Network based on MultiValued Neurons",
Journal of Image and Graphics. Vol.5, 2000 Tianjin, China, Proceedings
of the First International Conference on Image and Graphics
(ICIG'2000), Tianjin, China, August 1618, 2000, pp.127130.

Aizenberg I., Aizenberg N., Butakov C., Farberov
E. "Image Recognition on the Neural Network based on
MultiValued Neurons", Proceedings of the 15th International
Conference on Pattern Recognition, Barcelona, Spain September
38, 2000, IEEE Computer Society Press , vol. 2. pp. 993996.

Aizenberg I., Aizenberg N., Bregin T., Butakov
C., Farberov E. "Image Processing Using Cellular Neural
Networks Based on MultiValued and Universal Binary Neurons",
Proceedings of IEEE 2000 International Workshop on Neural Networks
for Signal Processing, Sydney, Australia, December 1315, 2000,
IEEE Computer Society Press, 2000, pp. 557567.
1999

Aizenberg I.N., Aizenberg N.N., Bregin T.R.,
Butakoff C.V., Farberov E. "Application of the nonlinear
cellular neural filters for noise reduction, extraction of image
details, edge detection and solution of the superresolution
problem", Proceedings of the 11th International Meeting
on Electooptics and Microelectronics in Israel, November 911,
1999 (R.Lavi, E.Azoulay  Eds.), Bristol/Philadelphia: Institute
of Physics Publishing, 1999.


