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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

Uncertainty Propagation of Atmospheric Correction Parameters

Bhatia, N. 2018 Enschede: University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC). 112 p.

Research output: ScientificPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

water vapor
optical depth
atmospheric correction
3 Citations
Energy balance
Interfacial energy
Remote sensing

An Algorithm for Inter-calibration of Time-Series DMSP/OLS Night-Time Light Images

Mukherjee, S., Srivastav, S. K., Gupta, P. K., Hamm, N. A. S. & Tolpekin, V. A. 2017 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Time series
image processing

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