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Hande Alemdar
Department of Computer Engineering
Bogazici University
34342 Bebek, Istanbul
Tel: +90 (212) 359 7125

Research Interests

Wireless Sensor Networks, Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), Human Activity Sensing, Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition

Google Scholar Profile

Web of Science ResearcherID

Microsoft Academic Research





  1. Hande Alemdar, Human Activity Recognition with Wireless Sensor Networks using Machine Learning, PhD Thesis, Boğaziçi University, 2015. Boğaziçi University Research Fund (BAP) Thesis Award.
  2. Hande Özgür Alemdar, RFID Enhanced Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Monitoring, M.Sc. Thesis, Boğaziçi University, 2009.


  1. Hande Alemdar, C. Tunca and C. Ersoy, Daily Life Behaviour Monitoring for Health Assessment using Machine Learning: Bridging the gap between domains, Springer Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Journal, Volume 19 Issue 2, February 2015, Pages 303-315. doi:10.1007/s00779-014-0823-y
  2. C. Tunca, H. Alemdar, H. Ertan, O. D. Incel and C. Ersoy, Multimodal Wireless Sensor Network Based Ambient Assisted Living in Real Homes with Multiple Residents, Sensors 2014, 14(6), 9692-9719. doi:10.3390/s140609692
  3. Hande Alemdar, Yunus Durmus, and Cem Ersoy, Wireless Healthcare Monitoring with RFID-Enhanced Video Sensor Networks, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2010, Article ID 473037, 10 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/473037
  4. Hande Alemdar, Cem Ersoy, Wireless sensor networks for healthcare: A survey, Computer Networks, Volume 54, Issue 15, 28 October 2010, Pages 2688-2710, ISSN 1389-1286, DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2010.05.003.

Conferences and Workshops

  1. A.Y. Kahveci, H. Alemdar, and C. Ersoy, “Sleep quality monitoring with ambient and mobile sensing”, In 23th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2015, pp. 507–510, May 2015.
  2. N. Pehlivan, H. Alemdar, C. Tunca, C. Ersoy, “Human Activity Recognition and Interpretation in Smart Home: An Annotation and Data Visualization Tool”, Akademik Bilişim 2015, Eskişehir, Turkey, February 2015.
  3. H. Alemdar, “Multi-Resident Human Behaviour Identification in Ambient Assisted Living Environments”, ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Doctoral Consortium, Istanbul, Turkey, November 2014.
  4. H. Alemdar, T. van Kasteren, M. E. Niessen, A. Merentitis, C. Ersoy, “A Unified Model for Human Behavior Modeling using a Hierarchy with a Variable Number of States”, IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2014), Stockholm, August 2014.
  5. H. Alemdar, H. Ertan, Ö. D. İncel, C. Ersoy, “ARAS Human Activity Datasets in Multiple Homes with Multiple Residents”, 7th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, PervasiveHealth 2013, Venice, Italy, May 2013.
  6. H. Ertan, H. Alemdar, Ö. D. İncel, C. Ersoy, “Ambient Intelligence and Sensing Supported Smart House”, Akademik Bilişim 2013, Antalya, Turkey, January 2013.
  7. H. Ertan, H. Alemdar, Ö. D. İncel, C. Ersoy, “Designing A Wireless Sensing System for Continuous Behavior and Health Monitoring”, 6th International Workshop on Ubiquitous Health and Wellness, UbiHealth 2012, Newcastle, UK, June 2012.
  8. H. Ertan, H. Alemdar, Ö. D. İncel, C. Ersoy, “A Smart Couch Design for Improving the Quality of Life of the Patients with Cognitive Diseases”, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2012, Mugla, Turkey, April 2012.
  9. H. Alemdar, T.L.M van Kasteren, C.Ersoy, “Using Active Learning to Allow Activity Recognition on a Large Scale”, in International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 2011.
  10. T.L.M van Kasteren, H. Alemdar, C. Ersoy, “Effective Performance Metrics for Evaluating Activity Recognition Methods”, in Second Workshop on Context-Systems Design, Evaluation and Optimisation, 2011.
  11. H. Alemdar, T.L.M van Kasteren, C. Ersoy, “Activity Recognition with Hidden Markov Models Using Active Learning”, IEEE 19th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2011, Antalya, April 2011.
  12. G. R. Yavuz, M. E. Kocak, G. Ergun, H. Alemdar, H. Yalcin, Ö. D. Incel, C. Ersoy, A Smartphone Based Fall Detector with Online Location Support, In Proceedings of First International Workshop on Sensing for App Phones (PhoneSense'10), Zurich, Switzerland, November 2010.
  13. H. Alemdar and C. Ersoy, “WeCare : Wireless Enhanced Healthcare”, in Proceedings of the 12th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, MEDICON 2010, Chalkidiki, Grece, May 2010.
  14. H. Alemdar, G. R. Yavuz, M. O. Özen, Y. E. Kara, Ö. D. İncel, L. Akarun, C. Ersoy, “A Robust Multimodal Fall Detection Method for Ambient Assisted Living Applications”, IEEE 18th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2010, Diyarbakır, April 2010.
  15. H. Alemdar, C. Ersoy, “Using wireless sensor network technologies for elder and child care: An application architecture proposal”, IEEE 17th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2009, Antalya, April 2009.

Posters and Demos

  1. Ö. D. İncel and H. Alemdar, “Pervasive Visual Sensor Networks for Elderly Care”, in Proceedings of ISSNIP 2009.
  2. H. Alemdar, G. R. Yavuz, M. O. Özen, Y. E. Kara, Ö. D. İncel, L. Akarun, C. Ersoy, “Multi-modal Fall Detection within the WeCare Framework”, in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, IPSN 2010, Stockholm, Sweden, April 2010.
  3. Ö. D. İncel, H. Alemdar and C. Ersoy, “Multi-Modal Wireless Sensor Networks for Ambient Assisted Living”, The AALIANCE European Conference on AAL, Malaga, Spain, March 2010.
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