List of Publications

Journal Papers

 

1.     Sinaci, A.A., G.B.L. Erturkmen, S. Gönül, M. Yuksel, A. Pacaci, N. Cicekli, Postmarketing Safety Study Tool: A Web Based, Dynamic, and Interoperable System for Postmarketing Drug Surveillance Studies, BioMed Research International, May 18, 2015.

 

2.     Yilmazturk, M.C, İ. Ulusoy, N.K. Cicekli, Online annotation of faces in personal videos by sequential learning, Multimedia Tools and Applications: Volume 63, Issue 3 (2013), Page 591-613.

 

3.     Kara, S., O. Alan, O. Sabuncu, S. Akpınar, N.K. Cicekli, F.N. Alpaslan, An Ontology-Based Retrieval System Using Semantic Indexing, Information Systems, Volume 37, 2012, pp. 294-305, DOI: 10.1016/j.is.2011.09.004

 

4.     Kuzu, M. and N.K. Cicekli, Dynamic Planning Approach to Automated Web Service Composition, in Applied Intelligence, Volume 36, pp. 1-28, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s10489-010-0238-z.

 

5.     Sunercan, H. Kevser, M. Nedim Alpdemir, Nihan Kesim Cicekli, A Systematic Approach to the Integration of Overlapping Partitions in Service-Oriented Data Grids, Future Generation Computer Systems, Volume 27, Issue 6, June 2011, pp.667-680, DOI information: 10.1016/j.future.2010.12.011.

 

6.     Demirtas, K., I. Cicekli, N.K. Cicekli, Automatic Categorization and Summarization of Documentaries, Journal of Information Science, 36 (6) 2010, pp. 671–689.

 

7.     Kirci E., E.K. Kuban, N.K. Cicekli, Automated Composition of Web Services with the Abductive Event Calculus, Information Sciences, vol. 180, no. 19, 2010, pp. 3589–3613.

 

8.     Okutan, C. and N.K. Cicekli, A Monolithic Approach to Automated Composition of Semantic Web Services with the Event Calculus, Knowledge-Based Systems, vol. 23, no. 5, 2010, pp. 440–454.

 

9.     Erozel, G., N.K. Cicekli and I. Cicekli, Natural Language Querying for Video Databases, Information Sciences, vol.178, pp.2534-2552, 2008.

 

10.                        Cicekli, N.K., I. Cicekli, Formalizing the specification and execution of workflows using the event calculus, Information Sciences, vol. 176, no. 15, pp. 2227-2267, 2006.

 

11.                        Cicekli, I., N.K. Cicekli, Generalizing predicates with string arguments, Applied Intelligence, vol. 25., No 1, 2006, pp.23-36.

 

12.                        Nihan K. Cicekli, Ahmet Cosar, Asuman Dogac, Faruk Polat, Pinar Senkul, I. Hakki Toroslu and Adnan Yazici, Data Management Research at the Middle East Technical University, ACM Sigmod Record, Volume 34, Number 3, September 2005.

 

13.                        Koprulu, M., N.K. Cicekli, A. Yazici, Spatio-temporal Querying in Video Databases, Information Sciences, 160, pp. 131-152, 2004.

 

14.                        Kesim, F.N. and Sergot, M., Implementing an Object-Oriented Deductive Database Using Temporal Reasoning, Journal of Database Management, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1996.

 

15.                        Kesim, F.N. and Sergot, M., A Logic Programming Framework for Modelling Temporal Objects, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 8, no. 5, October 1996. (ps copy)

 

16.                        Dogac.,A., Dengi, C., Kilic, E., Ozhan, G., Ozcan, F., Nural, S., Evrendilek, C.,  Halici, U.,Arpinar, B., Koksal, P., Kesim, N., Mancuhan, S., METU Interoperable Database System, In ACM SIGMOD Record, Vol.24, No.3, September 1995.

 

Edited Book

 

Logic Programs, Norms and Action, Essays in Honor of Marek J. Sergot on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday, A. Artikis, R. Craven, N.K. Cicekli, B. Sadighi, K. Stathis (eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol :7360, Springer, 2012.

 

Conference and Workshop Papers

 

1.     Ulusoy, I., Y. Rezaitabar, U. Bayram, N. Çiçekli, “A tracking system for the recognition of long term events”, 6th ICT Innovations Conference, 9 - 12 September Ohrid, R. Macedonia, 2014.

 

2.     Guder, M. and N.K. Cicekli “Dichotomic Decision Cascading for Video Shot Boundary Detection” in International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), Anaheim, California, December 2013.

 

3.     Guder, M. and N.K. Cicekli “Interactive Event Recognition in Video”, in International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), Anaheim, California, December 2013.

 

4.     Kardaş K., Nihan K. Cicekli, İ. Ulusoy, Learning complex event models using Markov Logic Networks, 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Automated Multimedia Surveillance for Public Safety (AAMS-PS), ICME 2013, San Jose, USA.

 

5.     Onal, I., K. Kardaş, Y. Rezaeitabar, U. Bayram, M. Bal, İ. Ulusoy, N.K. Cicekli, A framework for detecting complex events in surveillance videos, 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Automated Multimedia Surveillance for Public Safety (AAMS-PS), ICME 2013, San Jose, USA.

 

6.     Ulya Bayram, İlkay Ulusoy, Nihan K. Çiçekli, Güvenlik Kamerası Videolarında Hareket Tanıma için Cuboid ve Tracklet Özniteliklerinin Karşılaştırılması, 21. IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı 24-26 Nisan 2013, Girne, KKTC.

 

7.     Tarakçı, H., N.K. Cicekli, Ubiquitous fuzzy user modeling for multi-application environments by mining socially enhanced online traces, Proc. of the 20th Intl. Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2012), Springer-Verlag, J. Masthoff, B. Mobasher, M. C. Desmarais, and R. Nkam (eds.), Montreal, Canada, pp. 387-390, July 2012.

 

8.     Aygul, I., I. Cicekli, N.K. Cicekli, Searching Documents with Semantically Related Keyphrases, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advances in Semantic Processing (SEMAPRO 2012), IARIA, Cacciagrano, D. Country (eds.), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 66-75 September 2012.

 

9.     Tarakçı, H., N.K. Cicekli, UCASFUM: A Ubiquitous Context-aware Semantic Fuzzy User Modeling System, Intl. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (KEOD 2012), SciTePress, J. Filipe and Jan L. G. Dietz (eds.), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 278-283, October 2012.

 

10.                        Yaman, C., N.K. Cicekli, A content recommendation framework using ontological user profiles, 27th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2012), Springer, E. Gelenbe, R. Lent (eds.),Paris, France, pp. 381-389, October 2012.

 

11.                        Özorhan, M.O., N.K. Cicekli, Web Service Discovery: A Service Oriented, Peer-to-Peer Approach with Categorization, accepted for publication in the proceedings of ISCIS 2011, London, U.K., 2011.

 

12.                        Akkoç, E., N.K. Cicekli, Semanticook: A web application for nutrition consultancy for diabetics, in the Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2011), İzmir, Turkey, October 12-14, 2011, E. Garcia-Barriocanal, Z. Cebeci, M. Okur, A. Ozturk (Eds.),  Communications in Computer and Information Science, No:240, Springer, pp. 215-224.

 

13.                        Öztürk, G., Cicekli N.K., A Hybrid Video Recommendation System Using a Graph-Based Algorithm, to appear in the proceedings of the Twenty-fourth International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA/AIE 2011), June 28 - July 1, 2011 Syracuse, New York, USA.

 

14.                        Demirtaş, K., N.K. Cicekli and I. Cicekli, Summarization of Documentaries, In Proceedings of the 25th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), E. Gelenbe et al. (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (62), London, pp. 105-108, 2010.

 

15.                        Kaya, E., M. Kuzu, N.K. Cicekli, Providing Scalability for an Automated Web Service Composition Framework, In Proceedings of the 25th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), E. Gelenbe et al. (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (62), London, pp. 329-332, 2010.

 

16.                        Yaprakkaya, G., N.K. Cicekli, and I. Ulusoy, Gender and Age Groups Classifications for Semantic Annotation of Videos, In Proceedings of the 25th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), E. Gelenbe et al. (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (62), London, pp. 227-230, 2010.

 

17.                        Yılmaztürk, M., I. Ulusoy, and N.K. Cicekli, Analysis of Face Recognition Algorithms for Online and Automatic Annotation of Personal Videos, In Proceedings of the 25th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), E. Gelenbe et al. (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (62), London, pp. 231-236, 2010.

 

18.                        Bayar, M., O. Alan, S. Akpınar, O. Sabuncu, N.K. Cicekli, F.N. Alpaslan, Event Boundary Detection Using Audio-Visual Features and Web-casting Texts with Imprecise Time Information, accepted as a poster paper in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2010).

 

19.                        Güder M., Ö. Salor, N.K. Çiçekli, I. Çadırcı, Güç Kalitesi Olay Verileri için Nitelik Oluşturma, Seçme ve Örüntü Çıkarma, 18. IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı (SİU2010).

 

20.                        Kara, S., O. Alan, S. Akpınar, O. Sabuncu, N.K. Cicekli, F. Alpaslan, An Ontology-Based Retrieval System Using Semantic Indexing, accepted for DesWeb (ICDE) 2010.

 

21.                        Tunaoğlu, D., O. Alan, O. Sabuncu, S. Akpınar, N.K. Cicekli, F. Alpaslan Event Extraction from Turkish Football Web-casting Texts Using Hand-crafted Templates, IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Berkeley, San Francisco, 2009.

 

22.                        Güder, M., N.K. Çiçekli, Ö. Salor, I. Çadırcı, Clustering of Power Quality Event Data Collected via Monitoring Systems Installed on the Electricity Network, Third International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data (SensorKDD), 2009.

 

23.                        Alan, O., S. Akpınar, O. Sabuncu, N.K. Cicekli, F. Alpaslan, Ontological Video Annotation and Querying System for Football Games, ISCIS, İstanbul, 2008.

 

24.                        Gokturk, O., N.K. Cicekli, I. Cicekli, Metadata extraction from text in soccer domain, ISCIS, İstanbul, 2008.

 

25.                        Tarakci, H., N.K. Cicekli, Ontological Multimedia Information Management System, eChallenges, Stockholm, 2008.

 

26.                        Aydin, O., N.K. Cicekli, I. Cicekli, Automated Web Services Composition with the Event Calculus, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Post-proceedings of ESAW 07, Athens, 2007.

 

27.                        Aydin, O., N.K. Cicekli, I. Cicekli, Towards Automated Web Service Composition with the Abductive Event Calculus (extended abstract), ALPSWS 2006, Seattle, USA.

 

28.                        Canturk, D., N.K. Cicekli, Time based workflow mining, SEDE 2006, Los Angeles, USA.

 

29.                        Erozel, G., N.K.Cicekli, I. Cicekli, Natural Language Interface on a Video Data Model, Proceedings of IASTED DBA 2005, Austria.

 

30.                        Cicekli, I., N.K. Cicekli and E. Gelenbe, (eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS XVII), Orlando, FL, USA, CRC Press, 2002.

 

31.                        Koc, O., F.N. Alpaslan and N.K. Cicekli, Visualizing Transition Diagrams of Action Language Programs, Proc. of the 17th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS’2002), October 2002, Orlando, Forida, USA, pp. 181-186.

 

32.                        Koprulu, M., N.K. Cicekli and A. Yazici, Spatio-Temporal Querying in Video Databases, Proc. of the Sixth International Conf. on Flexible Query Answering Systems (FQAS’2002), Denmark, Oct 2002.

 

33.  Kacar, E. and N.K. Cicekli, Discovering Fuzzy Spatial Association Rules, SPIE’s 16th Annual Intl. Symposium on Aerospace/Defense sensing, Simulation and Controls, Conference on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology, Orlando, April 2002.

 

34.  Koksal, P., N.K. Cicekli and H. Toroslu, Specification of Workflow Processes using the Action Description Language C, AAAI Spring 2001 Symposium Series: Answer Set Programming, Palo Alto, California, March 2001, pp. 103-109.

 

35.                        Cicekli, N. K. and Y. Yildirim, Formalizing Workflows using the Event Calculus, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1873, M. Ibrahim, J. Kung and N. Revell (eds.), Database and Expert Systems Applications, Proceedings of the 11th Intl.Conf., DEXA 2000, London, UK, September 2000, pp. 222-231.

 

36.                        Çiçekli, Nihan Kesim, A Temporal Reasoning Approach to Model Workflow Activities, LNCS 1649, Ron Pinter and Shalom Tsur (eds.), NGITS'99, Zikhron-Yaakov, Israel, July 1999.

 

37.                        Çiçekli, Nihan Kesim, A Temporal Reasoning Approach to Knowledge-based Simulations, Proceedings of the 11th Intl. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences, Antalya, Turkey, 1996.

 

38.                        Kesim, F.N., Sergot, M.J., Schema Evolution in a Deductive Framework, Proc. of DOOD’95 Post-Conference Workshop on Temporal Reasoning in DOOD, December 1995, Singapore, pg. 69-74.

 

39.                        Dogac, A., Kilic, E., Ozhan, G., Dengi, C., Kesim, N., Koksal, P., Experiences in Using CORBA for a Multidatabase Implementation, 6th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Workshop presentation, London, September 1995.

 

40.                        Kesim, F.N., Evolution of Objects and the Schema in Deductive Databases, In the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, Antalya, October 1994.

 

41.                        Kesim, F. N., Sergot, M., Versioning of Objects in Deductive Databases, In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases, Arizona, December 1993.

 

42.                        Kesim, F.N., Sergot, M., On the Evolution of Objects in a Logic Programming Framework, In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Fifth Generation Computer Systems, Tokyo, Japan, June 1992.

 

43.                        Kesim, N., Sergot, M., On the Dynamics of Objects in a Logic Programming Framework, ICLP'92 Preconference Workshop on Merging Object-Oriented and Logic Programming, June 1991.

 

44.                        Ozelci, S., Kesim, N., Karaorman, M., Arkun, E., An Experimental Object-Oriented Database Management System Prototype, In the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, October 1988, Cesme, Izmir.

 

 

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