Hüseyin Özkan
Assistant Professor of Electronics Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Sabancı University
İstanbul 34956 Turkey

Office: FENS 1107
Tel: +90 216 483-9594
E-mail: huseyin.ozkan@sabanciuniv.edu

Education
B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Mathematics (double major), Bogazici University, 2007
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Boston University, 2010
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 2015
Postdoctoral research, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017

Areas of interest: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Signal Processing and Visual Neuroscience

Teaching
ENS 211 Signals, Fall semesters of 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017.
EE 312 Digital Signal Processing, Spring semesters of 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018.
EE 568 Detection and Estimation, Fall semesters of 2021, 2020.
EE 566 Pattern Recognition, Spring semester of 2022, 2021.
CS 515 Deep Learning, Spring semesters of 2020, 2019 (Spring of 2019 is with Berrin Yanikoglu).
CS 680 Advanced Machine Learning, Spring 2018 (with Berrin Yanikoglu and Oznur Tastan).

Advising
Soner Ozgun Pelvan (Ph.D.), Basarbatu Can (Ph.D.)
Mehmet Yagan (M.Sc.), Ali Enver Bilecen (M.Sc.), Abdullah Kutay Canki (M.Sc.), Osman Berke Güney (M.Sc.), Oguz Kaan Koksal (M.Sc. — co-advisor)

Graduates
Mikail Yılan (Ph.D. — co-advisor), Sandra Saghir (M.Sc.), Bulut Kuskonmaz (M.Sc.), Mine Kerpicci (M.Sc. — co-advisor)

Publications – Journal

Ali Enver Bilecen, Alp Ozalp, Muhammet Sami Yavuz and Huseyin Ozkan, “Video Anomaly Detection with Autoregressive Modeling of Covariance Features”, Under Review, 2021. The conference version of this paper has received the Alper Atalay best student paper award in IEEE SIU 2021.

Mikail Yilan, Huseyin Ozkan and Ozgur Gurbuz, “Least Mean Squares with Random Fourier Features for Nonlinear SI Cancellation in Full Duplex Radios”, Under Review, 2021.

Mehmet Yagan, Serkan Musellim, Nihan Alp, Suayb Arslan and Huseyin Ozkan, “A New Benchmark Dataset towards Ubiquitous P300 ERP-based BCI Applications”, Under Review (second round), 2021.

Osman Berke Guney, Muhtasham Oblokulov and Huseyin Ozkan, “A Deep Neural Network for SSVEP-based Brain-Computer Interfaces”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Accepted and in the process of publication, 2021.

Nihan Alp and Huseyin Ozkan, “Neural Correlates of Integration Processes during Dynamic Face Perception”, Under Review (second round), 2021.

Bulut Kuskonmaz and Huseyin Ozkan, “Investigation of Fourier Features Via Neural Networks And An Application To Smart Steering In Wireless Mesh Networks”, Under Review, 2021.

Huseyin Ozkan, Recep Temelli, et al., “Multimedia Traffic Classification with Mixture of Markov Components”, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 121, 102608, October 2021.

Mikail Yilan, Ozgur Gurbuz and Huseyin Ozkan, “Integrated Linear and Nonlinear Digital Cancellation for Full Duplex Communication”, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, vol. 28, pp. 20-27, February 2021.

Mine Kerpici, Huseyin Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Online Anomaly Detection with Bandwidth Optimized Hierarchical Kernel Density Estimators”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 32, no. 9, pp. 4253-4266, August 2020.

Basarbatu Can and Huseyin Ozkan, “A Neural Network Approach for Online Nonlinear Neyman-Pearson Classification”, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 210234-210250, November 2020.

Mikail Yilan, Ozgur Gurbuz and Huseyin Ozkan, “Nonlinear Digital Self Interference Cancellation for Full Duplex Communication”, Physical Communication, vol. 35, August 2019.

Bulut Kuskonmaz, Huseyin Ozkan and Ozgur Gurbuz, “Machine Learning Based Smart Steering for Wireless Mesh Networks”, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 88, pp. 98-111, May 2019.

Nuri Denizcan Vanli, Muhammed Omer Sayin, Mohammadreza Mohaghegh Neyshabouri, Huseyin Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Nonlinear Regression via Incremental Decision Trees”, Pattern Recognition, vol. 86, pp. 1-13, February 2019.

Mohammadreza Mohaghegh Neyshabouri, Kaan Gokcesu, Hakan Gokcesu, Huseyin Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Asymptotically Optimal Contextual Bandit Algorithm Using Hierarchical Structures”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 923-937, August 2018.

Dariush Kari, Ali H. Mirza, Farhan Khan, Huseyin Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Boosted adaptive filters”, Digital Signal Processing, vol. 81, pp. 61-78, October 2018.

Metin Aktas and Huseyin Ozkan, “Acoustic direction finding using single acoustic vector sensor under high reverberation”, Digital Signal Processing, vol. 75, pp. 56-75, April 2018.

Erhan Gundogdu, Huseyin Ozkan and A. Aydin Alatan, “Extending Correlation Filter based Visual Tracking by Tree-Structured Ensemble and Spatial Windowing”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 5270-5283, July 2017.

Huseyin Ozkan, N. Denizcan Vanli and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Online Classification via Self-Organizing Space Partitioning”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 15, pp. 3895-3908, August 2016.

Huseyin Ozkan, Fatih Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Online Anomaly Detection under Markov Statistics with Controllable Type-I Error”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 6, pp. 1435-1445, March 2016.

Huseyin Ozkan, Fatih Ozkan, Ibrahim Delibalta, and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Efficient NP Tests for Anomaly Detection Over Birth-Death Type DTMCs”, Journal of Signal Processing Systems (invited), vol. 90, no. 2, pp. 175-184, February 2018, first online: June 2016.

Huseyin Ozkan, S. Ozgun Pelvan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Data Imputation through the Identification of Local Anomalies”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 2381-2395, October 2015.

Huseyin Ozkan, M. Ali Donmez, Sait Tunc and Suleyman S. Kozat, “A Deterministic Analysis of an Online Convex Mixture of Experts Algorithm”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 1575-1580, July 2015.

Huseyin Ozkan, Arda Akman and Suleyman S. Kozat, “A Novel and Robust Parameter Training Approach for HMMs Under Noisy and Partial Access to States”, Signal Processing, vol. 94, pp. 490-497, January 2014.

Publications – Conference

Osman Berke Guney, Emirhan Koc, Can Aksoy, Yigit Catak, Suayb S. Arslan and Huseyin Ozkan, “DSA Topluluklarının Beyin-Bilgisayar Arayüzleri için Uyarlamalı Güçlendirilmesi”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2021.

Nihan Alp and Huseyin Ozkan, “Neural Correlates of Integration Processes during Dynamic Face Perception”, Vision Sciences Society (VSS), oral presentation, 2021.

Bulut Kuskonmaz, Huseyin Ozkan and Ozgur Gurbuz, “Makine Öğrenmesi ile Kablosuz Örgü Ağlarda Akıllı Bağlantı Yönlendirme”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2020.

Mikail Yilan, Huseyin Ozkan and Özgür Gürbüz, “Tam Çift Yönlü Haberleşme için Destek Vektör Bağlanımı ile Sayısal Özgirişim Giderimi”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2020.

Basarbatu Can and Huseyin Ozkan, “Bağlam Ağaçları ile Neyman-Pearson Sınıflandırması”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2020.

Basarbatu Can, Mine Kerpicci and Huseyin Ozkan, “Online Kernel Based Nonlinear Neyman-Pearson Classification”, IEEE European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2020.

Mikail Yilan, Huseyin Ozkan and Ozgur Gurbuz, “Nonlinear Digital Self-interference Cancellation with SVR for Full Duplex Communication”, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2020.

Mikail Yilan, Ozgur Gurbuz and Huseyin Ozkan, “A Residual Scheme for Digital Self-Interference Cancellation in Full Duplex Communication”, IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops), 2020.

Mine Kerpicci, Suleyman S. Kozat and Huseyin Ozkan, “Parametrik Olmayan Yoğunluk Tahmincileri ile Ardışık Anomali Tespiti”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2019.

Mikail Yilan, Huseyin Ozkan and Ozgur Gurbuz, “Nonlinear Digital Self-interference Cancellation for Full Duplex Communication”, Second International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking, 2018.

Oguz Kaan Koksal, Bulut Kuskonmaz, Abdurrahman Ayhan, Salim Eryigit, Huseyin Ozkan and Ozgur Gurbuz, “Analyzing Wi-Fi Mesh Data for Smart Steering”, Second International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking, 2018.

Huseyin Ozkan, Sharon Gilad-Gutnick, Evan Christopher Ehrenberg and Pawan Sinha, “Neural Correlates of Dynamic Face Perception”, Vision Sciences Society (VSS), 2017.

Erhan Gundogdu, Huseyin Ozkan and A. Aydin Alatan, “Ensemble of Adaptive Correlation Filters for Robust Visual Tracking”, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (AVSS), 2016.

O. Fatih Kilic, N. Denizcan Vanli, Huseyin Ozkan, et al, “Adaptive Hierarchical Space Partitioning for Online Classification”, IEEE European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2016.

Metin Aktas, Toygar Akgun and Huseyin Ozkan, “Yönlü Faz Temelli 3B Akustik Iyileştirme”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2016.

O. Fatih Kilic, N. Denizcan Vanli, Huseyin Ozkan, et al, “Çevrimiçi Uyarlanabilen Hiyerarşik Uzay Bölüntüleyici Sınıflandırma”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2016.

Erhan Gundogdu, Huseyin Ozkan, et al, “Comparison of Infrared and Visible Imagery for Object Tracking: Toward Trackers with Superior IR Performance”, IEEE International Workshop on Perception Beyond the Visible Spectrum (PBVS) in conjunction with Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR), 2015.

Metin Aktas, Toygar Akgun and Huseyin Ozkan, “Acoustic Direction Finding in Highly Reverberant Environment with Single Acoustic Vector Sensor”, IEEE European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2015.

N. Denizcan Vanli, Huseyin Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Online Nonlinear Classification for High Dimensional Data”, IEEE International Congress on Big Data, 2015.

Metin Aktas, Duygu Buyukaydin, Toygar Akgun and Huseyin Ozkan, “Yüksek Yankı Altında Akustik Yön Bulma”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2015.

Huseyin Ozkan, Fatih Ozkan, Ibrahim Delibalta and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Online Anomaly Detection with Constant False Alarm Rate”, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2015.

Huseyin Ozkan, M. Ali Donmez, S. Ozgun Pelvan, Arda Akman and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Competitive and Online Piecewise Linear Classification”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013.

Huseyin Ozkan, Arda Akman and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Ek Bilgi ile Saklı Markov Model Eğitme”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), Alper Atalay best student paper award, 2012.

M. Ali Donmez, Huseyin Ozkan and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Transient Analysis of Convexly Constrained MixtureMethods”, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012.

Huseyin Ozkan, Arda Akman, Salih Ergut and Suleyman S. Kozat, “A novel training method for PHMMs”, IEEE International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing (CIP), 2012.

Huseyin Ozkan, S. Ozgun Pelvan, Arda Akman and Suleyman S. Kozat, “Yenilikçi bir Artımlı Sınıflandırma Algoritması”, (National Conference – Turkish) IEEE Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları (SIU), 2012.

Fatih Porikli and Huseyin Ozkan, “Data Driven Frequency Mapping for Computationally Scalable Object Detection”, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance (AVSS), best paper award, 2011.