Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Program

Director, Sabanci University Center of Excellence in Data Analytics (VERIM)

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  • Galatasaray Highschool (1983).
  • B.E. in Computer Engineering and B.A. in Mathematics, Bosphorous University, 1988.
  • M.S. and PhD from Dartmouth College, USA (1993).


I work on applied machine learning problems, in particular in the intersection of computer vision and machine learning: handwriting recognition (online, offline; English, Turkish), biometric verification (signature, fingerprint), biometric privacy and image understanding (face, plant…), attribute-based classifiers and NLP applications (sentiment analysis, information summarization).


Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey 34956  

Office: FENS 2056

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