Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph. D. 2017 - Present

    Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering
    GPA: 3.64 / 4.00
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Faruk Polat

  • M. Sc. 2015 - 2017

    Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering
    GPA: 3.71 / 4.00
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Faruk Polat

  • B. Sc. 2010 - 2015

    Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering
    GPA: 3.41 / 4.00

Work Experience

  • Research and Teaching Asistant Oct, 2015 - Present

    Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering

  • Part-Time Software Developer Nov, 2013 - Dec, 2014

    Software Resarch & Development Consultancy

  • Intern Software Developer Summer 2013

    LockSmith Software Technologies

  • Student Asistant 2012 Spring

    Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering
    CENG230 - Introduction to C Programming

Research Projects

  • Subgoal Identification in Sequential Decision Making under Partial Observability May, 2016 - Present

    Supported by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey(TUBITAK) under Grant No. 215E250.
    Principle Investigator: Prof. Dr. Faruk Polat, Researcher: Dr.Erkin Çilden, Scholar: Alper Demir, Hüseyin Aydın.

Publications

  • H.Aydın, E. Çilden and F.Polat. "Using Transitional Bottlenecks to Improve Learning in Nearest Sequence Memory Algorithm" In 29th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, November, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.

  • M. Gençtürk, E. Alpay, G. B. L. Ertürkmen, A. Doğaç, H. Aydın, “Self-Management of Patients with Severe Arthritis through a Personal Health System: the Turkish Case Study in the PALANTE Project” In eChallenges 2014 Conference, October, 2014, Belfast, Ireland.

Courses Taken during M.Sc.

  • CENG536 - Advanced Unix
  • CENG562 - Machine Learning
  • CENG564 - Pattern Recognition
  • CENG565 - Theory of Computation
  • CENG574 - Statistical Data Analysis
  • CENG580 - Multiagent Systems
  • CENG773 - Computational Geometry
  • CENG783 - Deep Learning

Courses Taken during Ph. D.

  • CENG514 - Data Mining
  • CENG532 - Distributed Computing Systems
  • CENG540 - Programming Languages
  • CENG551 - System Development with Abstract Design
  • CENG788 - Learning and Development in Robotics
  • STAT 565 - Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis