Samuel Foucher

Scientific researcher,
Université de Sherbrooke

Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal
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Experienced Senior Researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and in applied research projects. Strong research professional skilled in Computer Vision, Remote Sensing and Machine Learning.

QCBS students

Ghazaleh Serati

(Start: 2021, End: 2024)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Jérôme Théau
Automated detection and inventory of caribou by aerial and satellite imagery at very high spatial resolution
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Simon Durand

Other (co-)supervisor: Samuel Foucher, Centre de Recherche Informatique de Montréal
(Start: 2021)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Jérôme Théau
Détection automatisée du boeuf musqué par réseaux de neurones convolutifs appliqués à l’imagerie à très haute résolution spatiale


14- Will artificial intelligence revolutionize aerial surveys? A first large-scale semi-automated survey of African wildlife using oblique imagery and deep learning
Journal Article
Delplanque A , Linchant J , Vincke X , Lamprey R , Théau J , Vermeulen C , Foucher S , Ouattara A , Kouadio R , Lejeune P ,
2024 Ecological Informatics (Date Added: 2024-06-15)

13- Synthetic Data for Sentinel-2 Semantic Segmentation
Journal Article
2024 Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2024-05-29)

12- Synthetic Data for Sentinel-2 Semantic Segmentation
Journal Article
2024 Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2024-05-29)

11- Wildlife detection, counting and survey using satellite imagery: are we there yet?
Journal Article
Delplanque A , Théau J , Foucher S , Serati G , Durand S , Lejeune P ,
2024 GIScience and Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2024-05-16)

10- Surveying wildlife and livestock in Uganda with aerial cameras: Deep Learning reduces the workload of human interpretation by over 70%
Journal Article
Delplanque A , Lamprey R , Foucher S , Théau J , Lejeune P ,
2023 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2023-12-13)

8- Deep Learning-Based Emulation of Radiative Transfer Models for Top-of-Atmosphere BRDF Modelling Using Sentinel-3 OLCI
Journal Article
Ojaghi S , Bouroubi Y , Foucher S , Bergeron M , Seynat C ,
2023 Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2023-02-23)

7- From crowd to herd counting: How to precisely detect and count African mammals using aerial imagery and deep learning?
Journal Article
Delplanque A , Foucher S , Théau J , Bussière E , Vermeulen C , Lejeune P ,
2023 ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2023-02-14)

6- A Multimodal Non-Intrusive Stress Monitoring from the Pleasure-Arousal Emotional Dimensions
Journal Article
Dahmane M , Alam J , St-Charles P , Lalonde M , Heffner K , Foucher S ,
2022 IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (Date Added: 2022-06-20)

5- CJRS’ Special Issue on Deep Learning for Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing Data
Journal Article
Mahdianpari M , Homayouni S , Foucher S ,
2021 Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

4- Deep Learning-Based Classification of Large-Scale Airborne LiDAR Point Cloud
Journal Article
Turgeon-Pelchat M , Foucher S , Bouroubi Y ,
2021 Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

3- Multispecies detection and identification of African mammals in aerial imagery using convolutional neural networks
Journal Article
Delplanque A , Foucher S , Lejeune P , Linchant J , Théau J ,
2021 Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation (Date Added: 2021-08-14)

2- Automatic Detection of Flavescence Dorée Symptoms Across White Grapevine Varieties Using Deep Learning
Journal Article
Boulent J , St-Charles P , Foucher S , Théau J ,
2020 Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

1- New Interferometric Phase Unwrapping Method Based on Energy Minimization from Contextual Modeling
Journal Article
Tlili A , Cavayas F , Foucher S , Siles G L ,
2020 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2021-11-05)