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Valentyn A. Tolpekin (1975) received his MSc degree in theoretical physics from Odessa State University, Odessa, Ukraine. He obtained a PhD in 2004 at the University of Twente in physics. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth Observation Science, ITC. His research interests focus on mathematical and statistical tools for satellite image analysis, including Markov Random Fields, super-resolution mapping, Support Vector Machines.


  • Image analysis: classification, segmentation
  • Radar image analysis
  • Radar interferometry

Research interests

My main research fields are contextual image analysis, including Markov Random Fields and issue of scale in image analysis.

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Research Output 1999 2018

2 Citations
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Interfacial energy
Remote sensing
Time series

A Workflow for Automated Satellite Image Processing: from Raw VHSR Data to Object-Based Spectral Information for Smallholder Agriculture

Stratoulias, D., Tolpekin, V., De By, R., Zurita-milla, R., Retsios, B., Bijker, W., Hasan, M. & Vermote, E. 2017 In : Remote sensing. 9, 10, p. 1-20 20 p., 1048

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

image processing
synthetic aperture radar

Activities 2002 2002

  • 1 Oral presentation

Shear induced aggregation and breakup in binary sphere suspensions, studied by video microscopy

Duits, M. H. (Speaker), Tolpekin, V. (Speaker), van den Ende, H. T. (Speaker), J. Mellema (Speaker)
11 Nov 2002

Activity: Oral presentation