Anamaria Rădoi

Associate Professor, PhD

Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology

University Politehnica of Bucharest

Email: anamaria.radoi@upb.ro
Tel: +4021 402 4786
Office: B228 / Leu & 201 / Campus


  • Education
  • Professional experience & experience abroad
  • Research Interests
  • Academic Activity

Last update: January 2020

  • Scientific Activity
    • International research projects
    • National research projects
    • Reviewer
    • Conference Technical Program Committee
    • Organizer
    • Affiliation to scientific community
    • Honours and Awards
  • List of publications

Education

2012 – 2015 :   Doctor in electronics engineering and telecommunications (“Summa cum Laude” distinction)

Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

with the thesis entitled “Information Theoretical Methods for Understanding Multidimensional Signals: Application to  Multispectral and Multitemporal Data Interpretation.”

funded by the Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007-2013 of the Ministry of European Funds through the Financial Agreement POSDRU/159/1.5/S/134398

2010 – 2012 :  Master of Science (EPFL Excellence Scholarship)

School of Computer and Communication Sciences (I&C Department)
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 1007, Lausanne, Switzerland

Specialisation: wireless communications

2006 – 2010 :  Bachelor of Science (Excellence Scholarship)

Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

Specialisation: Networks and Software for Telecommunications

2002 – 2006 :  Baccalaureate diploma

National College Mihai Viteazul, Bucharest, Romania


Professional experience & experience abroad

2019 – Present :  Associate Professor

Department of Applied Electronics and Information Engineering
Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

2016 – 2019 :   Lecturer

Department of Applied Electronics and Information Engineering
Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

February – April 2015 :   PhD Intern

German Aerospace Center (Remote Sensing Technology, Institute Photogrammetry and Image Analysis, DLR)
Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Germany

2013 – 2016 :   Teaching Assistant

Department of Applied Electronics and Information Engineering
Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

2012 – 2013 :   Research Assistant

School of Computer and Communication Sciences (I&C Department)
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 1007, Lausanne, Switzerland

July – September 2011 :   Summer Intern

German Aerospace Center (Remote Sensing Technology, Institute Photogrammetry and Image Analysis, DLR)
Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Germany

July – September 2008 :   Summer Intern

ON Semiconductor
Bucharest, Romania

July – September 2007 :   Summer Intern

Catalyst Semiconductor
Bucharest, Romania


Research interests

  • Machine Learning and Pattern Classification
  • Information and  Coding Theory
  • Image and Signal Processing
  • Remote Sensing
  • Computer Vision
  • Time Series Analysis

Academic activity 

  • Information Transmission Theory (3rd year bachelor, course & applications, ETTI, UPB)
  • Basics of Communication Theory (3rd year bachelor, course & applications, FILS, UPB)
  • Computer Programming (1st year bachelor, applications, ETTI, UPB)
  • Data structures (1st year bachelor,  applications, ETTI, UPB)
  • Image Analysis and Processing (2nd year bachelor, course and applications, IMST, UPB)
  • Electronics (until 2016, 2nd year bachelor, applications, Energetics, UPB)
  • Analyse Complexe (2012 – 2013, 1st year bachelor, applications in French, IC Department, EPFL)

Scientific activity

  • International research projects
    • 2015 – 2016: member and key-person in DAMATS project (Data Mining For Analysis and Exploitation of Next Generation of Time Series, European Space Agency project)
    • 2015 – 2016: member in OSIRIDE project (Open Source Image Retrieval – Integration of Developed Tools, European Space Agency project)
  • National research projects
    • Sept. 2017 – Sept. 2018: director of NEST (Unsupervised Analysis of Temporal Evolutions) funded by GEX Program UPB
    • August 2019 – Present : member & team coordinator in “RISC V-based hardware-software system for Machine Learning Applications” R&D project (funded by NXP Romania)
    • 2017 – 2020: member in SPIA-VA – Technologies and innovative video systems for person re-identification and analysis of dissimulated behavior PN-III-P2-2.1-SOL-2016-02-0002 (funded by UEFISCDI, parteneri: UPB, UTI GRUP S.A., MAPN-ACTTM), Director: Prof. Dr. Ing. Bogdan Ionescu
    • 2017 – 2020: member in UAV platform (unmanned aerial vehicle) with dedicated capabilities and support infrastructure with applications in national security missions (PN-III-P2-2.1-SOL-2016-01-0008 – funded by UEFISCDI, partners: INSTITUTUL NATIONAL DE CERCETARE-DEZVOLTARE AEROSPATIALA “ELIE CARAFOLI” – I.N.C.A.S. BUCURESTI; UPB; MAPN – ACTTM; ICPE – CA BUCURESTI; UTI GRUP S.A.; AVIOANE CRAIOVA S.A.) Director: Conf. Dr. Ing. Thor Pleter
    • 2014 – Sept. 2015: member in LEO-SITS project (Long-Term Exploitation of Satellite Image Time Series, C1 Star Project under the Romanian Space Agency, ID 187)
    • 2013 – Sept. 2015: member in Thz-Imaging project(C1 Star Project under the Romanian Space Agency, joint with National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics INFLP, ID 153)
  • Reviewer
    • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    • IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging
    • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
    • IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine
    • IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
    • IEEE Access
    • IET Image Processing
    • IET Electronic Letters
    • MDPI Electronics, IJGI
    • Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C
    • Revue Roumaine de Sciences Techniques, Serie Electrotechnique & Energetique
    • TSP 2018, IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, Athens, Greece
    • COMM 2016, 2018, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Bucharest, Romania
    • ISFEE 2016, IEEE International Symposium on Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, Bucharest, Romania
  • Conference Technical Program / Scientific Committee
    • SPED 2019, 10th Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue , Bucharest, Romania
    • COMM 2016, 2018, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Bucharest, Romania
  • Organizer
    • TSP 2019,  IEEE International conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, Budapest, Hungary– Special Session on Signal Processing and Classification for Building Intelligent Recognition Systems (https://tsp.vutbr.cz/?page_id=2744)
    • SPED 2019, 10th Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue , Bucharest, Romania
    • TSP 2018, IEEE International conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, Athens, Greece — Special Session on Multivariate Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery – From Theory to Applications (http://tsp.vutbr.cz/?page_id=3754#SS4-18)
    • COMM 2016, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Bucharest, Romania — Special Session on Image Information Mining (https://www.comms.ro/comm2016/special-sessions.html)
  • Affiliation to scientific community
    • IEEE member (2010 – present)
    • EURASIP member (2015 – present)
  • Honours and Awards
    • 2015: Summa cum Laude distinction for Phd. studies
    • 2015: UEFISCDI prize for publications
    • 2010 – 2012 : Excellence Scholarship awarded by EPFL
    • November 2011: Certificate of Scholarship for Master Studies, EPFL
    • July 2010: Merit Diploma awarded by Politehnica University of Bucharest to students that graduate on the first place.
    • 2006 – 2010: Excellence Scholarship awarded by Politehnica University of Bucharest
    • May 2008: Diploma of Merit and medal with the occasion of Student Scientific Conference “Traian Lalescu” received from the Foundation “Traian Lalescu”

List of publications

JOURNALS

  1. A. Radoi, M. Datcu, “Multilabel Annotation of Multispectral Remote Sensing Images using Error-Correcting Output Codes and Most Ambiguous Examples “, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing,  vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 2121-2134, July 2019, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2019.2916838  (ISI Q2, IF: 3.392)
  2. A. Radoi, C. Burileanu, “Retrieval of Similar Evolution Patterns from Satellite Image Time Series”, MDPI Applied Sciences, Vol. 8, 2018, https://doi.org/10.3390/app8122435 (ISI Q2, IF: 2.217)
  3. A. Rădoi, “Unsupervised Change Detection in Multispectral Satellite Images using Optimal Thresholding Techniques”, U.P.B. Sci. Bull., Series C, Vol. 79, Iss. 3, pp. 45-58, ISSN 2286-3540 , 2017 (ISI WOS:000411060700004)
  4. A. Rădoi, M. Datcu, „Automatic Change Analysis in Satellite Images Using Binary Descriptors and Lloyd-Max Quantization,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters , vol. 12, no. 6, pp.1223-1227, June 2015, ISSN: 1545-598X, eISSN: 1558-0571 (ISI WOS:000352571800013 – ISI Q1, IF: 3.354).  This article was awarded by UEFISCDI (Red Section – High Impact Factor) in December 2015 under the competition PRECISI (PN-II-RU-PRECISI-2015-9-10431).
  5. A. Rădoi, D. A. Stoichescu, „Pedestrian and Object Detection Using Learned Convolutional Filters”, Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C – Electrical Engineering, Vol. 77, Iss. 2, pp. 161 – 172, ISSN 2286-3540, June 2015 (ISI WOS:000421799900013)
  6. S. Segărceanu, T. Zaharia,  A. Rădoi, „Speaker Verification Using GMM Modelling”, Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C – Electrical Engineering , Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 117 – 130, ISSN 2286 – 3540, 2014. (BDI – Scopus)
  7. A. Savu, A. Rădoi,  A. Florescu, „Transformer Analysis for Wireless Power DC-DC Converters”, International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), Praise Worthy Prize Ed., ISSN 1827-6679, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 26 – 35, 2014. (BDI – Scopus)
  8.  A. Savu, A. Florescu, A. Rădoi, M. Teodorescu, „A Novel Approach in Designing an Integrated Transformer LLC Resonant Converter”, International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), Praise Worthy Prize Ed., ISSN 1827 – 6660, Vol. 8,  No. 2,  pp. 586-594,  2013. (BDI – Scopus)
  9. A. Florescu, C. Oros and A. Rădoi, „Engine Knock Detection Based on Computational Intelligence Methods”, „Fuzzy Logic – Algorithms, Techniques and Implementations”, Prof. Elmer Dadios (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0393-6, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/37726, 2012. (BDI – Scopus)
  10. A. Florescu, C. Oros, A. Rădoi, „Comparison Among Computational Intellingence Methods For Engine Knock Detection”, Revue Romaine Des Sciences Techniques, ISSN 0035-4066, Tome 57, No. 1, p. 80 – 89, Bucharest, 2012.  (ISI WOS:000303096800009, Impact Factor: 0.33)
  11. A. Rădoi, V. Lăzărescu, A. Florescu,  „Wavelet Analysis To Detect The Knock On Internal Combustion Engines”, Revue Romaine Des Sciences Techniques, ISSN 0035 – 4066, Tome 54, Issue 3, p. 301– 310, Bucharest, 2009,  (ISI WOS:000269812800008, Impact Factor: 0.33) * This article was awarded by CNCSIS 2009 (Blue Section) and was written under the research grant CNSIS–UPB PN–II–ID–PCE–2008 – 2, code ID_1693.

CONFERENCES

  1. N. C. Ristea, L. C. Dutu, A. Radoi, “Emotion Recognition System from Speech and Visual Information based on Convolutional Neural Networks”, presented at SPED 2019
  2. A. Neacsu, G. Cioroiu, A. Radoi and C. Burileanu, “Automatic EMG-based Hand Gesture Recognition System using Time-Domain Descriptors and Fully-Connected Neural Networks,” 2019 42nd International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), Budapest, Hungary, 2019, pp. 232-235, doi: 10.1109/TSP.2019.8768831
  3. A. Radoi, M. Datcu, “Bag-of-Visual Words and Error-Correcting Output Codes for Multilabel Classification of Remote Sensing Images”,   International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS 2018, Valencia, Spain, 2018, pp. 6955-6958. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8519432
  4. A. Rădoi, C. Burileanu, “Query-by-example Retrieval in Satellite Image Time Series”, IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, Athens, Greece, 2018
  5. G. Nicolae, A. Gaiţă, A. Rădoi and C. Burileanu, “A Method for Chainsaw Sound Detection Based on Haar-like Features,” 2018 41st International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), Athens, Greece, 2018, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/TSP.2018.8441379
  6. A. Gaiţă, G. Nicolae, A. Rădoi and C. Burileanu, “Chainsaw Sound Detection Based on Spectral Haar Coeffluents,” 2018 International Symposium ELMAR, Zadar, Croatia, 2018, pp. 139-142. doi: 10.23919/ELMAR.2018.8534594
  7. A. Rădoi, “Semantic Segmentation of RGB-NIR Images with Error-Correcting Output Codes”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (COMM), Bucharest, Romania, 2018
  8. A. Rădoi, C. Burileanu, “Infant Cry Classification using Compression-based Similarity Metric”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (COMM) Bucharest, Romania, 2018
  9. AC. Grivei, A. Rădoi, M. Datcu,  “Land Cover Change Detection in Satellite Image Time Series Using an Active Learning Method”, IEEE 9th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images (Multi-Temp), Bruges, Belgium, 2017
  10. RM. Coliban, A. Radoi, M. Ivanovici, “A color and multispectral fractal model for forest region identification in satellite images”, IEEE  International Conference on Communications (COMM),  pp. 377-380, 2016 (ISI WOS:000383221900079)
  11. AC. Grivei, A. Rădoi, C. Văduva, M. Datcu, “An Active-Learning approach to the query by example retrieval in remote sensing images”, IEEE  International Conference on Communications (COMM),  pp. 377-380, 2016 (ISI WOS:000383221900078)
  12. R. Tănase, A. Rădoi, C. Văduva and M. Datcu, “An Assessment Of Similarity Measures For CBIR Systems”, Proceedings of the 2016 conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS 2016); Publications Office of the European Union, ISBN 978-92-79-56980-7, ISSN 1831-9424, DOI:10.2788/854791, Tenerife, Spain
  13. A. Rădoi, M. Datcu, “Spatio-Temporal Characterization in Satellite Image Time Series,” IEEE 8th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images (Multi-Temp), pp.1-4, doi: 10.1109/Multi-Temp.2015.7245805, Annecy, France, 2015 (ISI WOS:000380400100060)
  14. A. Rădoi, R. Tanase, M. Datcu, “Semantic Interpretation of Multi-level Change Detection in Multi-Temporal Satellite Images”,  International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS 2015, pp. 4157 – 4160, Milano, Italy, 2015, ISBN:978-1-4799-7929-5, ISSN: 2153-6996, (ISI WOS:000371696704060)
  15. R. Tănase, A. Rădoi, M. Datcu, D. Răducanu, “Polarimetric SAR Data Feature Selection Using Measures of Mutual Information”,  International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS 2015,  pp. 1140 – 1143,  Milano, Italy, 2015, ISBN:978-1-4799-7929-5, ISSN: 2153-6996, (ISI WOS:000371696701065)
  16. C. Vaduva, A. Radoi, A. Grivei, G. Schwarz, M. Datcu, “Urban Mapping using Satellite Time Series”, Mapping Urban Areas from Space Conference, MUAS 2015,  Frascati, Italy
  17. A. Rădoi, R. Tanase, M. Datcu, “Change Maps For Pairs Of Images Extracted From Satellite Image Time Series”, Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS 2014); Publications Office of the European Union, ISBN 978-92-79-43252-1, ISSN 1831-9424, DOI: 10.2788/182, 2014::11, pp. 132 – 135, Frascati, Italy (ELIB DLR)
  18. R. Tănase, A. Rădoi, F. A. Georgescu, M. Datcu, D. Raducanu, “Using Biquaternions Algebra And Joint Time Frequency Analysis Towards A New Polsar Data Indexing Method”, Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS 2014); Publications Office of the European Union, ISBN 978-92-79-43252-1, ISSN 1831-9424, DOI: 10.2788/1823, 2014::11, pp. 50 – 53, Frascati, Italy (ELIB DLR)
  19.  A. Rădoi, C. Văduva, M. Datcu, “Satellite Image Time Series Analysis using Dynamic Time Warping and Latent Dirichlet Allocation”, Conference Image Information Mining : Earth Observation meets Multimedia – IIMC 2015, 29 – 30 October 2015, Bucharest, Romania
  20.  A. Rădoi, M. Datcu, „A L2-Norm Regularized Pseudo-Code for Change Analysis in Satellite Image Time Series”, First International Workshop on Learning over Multiple Contexts (LMCE) jointly held with the ECML – PKDD conference, Nancy, France, 2014. (ELIB DLR)
  21. A. Rădoi, M. Datcu, „Learned Atoms from Multi-spectral Satellite Image Time Series”, ESA-EUSC-JRC Conference Proceedings – 9th Conference on Image Information Mining Conference: The Sentinels Era, pp. 71 – 75, ISBN 978-92-79-36160-9, ISSN 1831-9424, DOI 10.2788/25852, Bucharest, Romania, 2014. (ELIB DLR)
  22. A. Rădoi, M. Datcu, „SAR Imagery from the Perspective of Multiscale Chirplet Transform”, EUSAR 2012, 9th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, Nuremberg, Germany, 2012. (BDI – IEEE Xplore)
  23. A. Rădoi, V. Lăzărescu, A. Florescu,  „Wavelet Analysis To Detect The Knock On Internal Combustion Engines”, National Symposium of Theoretical Electrotehnique, SNET 2008, ISBN 978-606-521-045-5, pp. 335 – 340, Bucharest, Romania, 2008. (BDI)
  24. A. Florescu, A. Rădoi, C. Rădoi, D. N. Vizireanu, “Three Dual Switching Power Supplies Modules”, CAS 2008 Proceedings, International Semiconductor Conference, 31st Edition, vol. 2, pp. 331 – 334, ISBN 978-1-4244-2004-9,  Sinaia, Romania, 2008, WOS:000267590800068. (ISI Web of Science Core Collection)