Burak Acar

Personal Web Page: http://www.vavlab.ee.boun.edu.tr
Affiliation: Bogazici University
Email: acarbu@boun.edu.tr
Country: Turkia

Relevant Publications:

  • Kokciyan N., Turkay R., Uskudarli S., Yolum P., Bakır B., Acar B, “Semantic Description of Liver CT Images: An Ontological Approach”, Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Journal of , 18(4), 1363-1369 (2014) DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2014.2298880
  • Akgul, C.B., D.L. Rubin, S. Napel, C.F. Beaulieu, H. Greenspan, B. Acar, “Content Based Image Retrieval in Radiology:Current Status and Future Directions”, Journal of Digital Imaging, 24(2), 209-222 (2011) DOI: 10.1007/s10278-010-9290-9
  • Mauricio Villegas, Henning Müller, Andrew Gilbert, Luca Piras, Josiah Wang, Krystian Mikolajczyk, Alba G. Seco de Herrera, Stefano Bromuri, M. Ashraful Amin, Mahmood Kazi Mohammed, Burak Acar, Suzan Uskudarli, Neda B. Marvasti, José F. Aldana, María del Mar Roldán García, "General Overview of ImageCLEF at the CLEF 2015 Labs", In Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality and Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9283, pp. 444-461

Work Groups (WGs)
WG3

Fields of Expertise:
Big data - Computer vision - Decision support systems - Graph theory - Life and medical sciences - Machine learning - Modeling and simulation - Probabilistic reasoning - Probability and statistics - Retrieval models and ranking

Expectations from the action:
Joint Research Activities - Participation / Writing EU projects

Available to host STSMs:
yes

Research initiatives that you want to carry out with people in Keystone:
Dr. Acar received his BS, MS and PhD degrees, all in electrical and electronics engineering, from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1994, 1996 and 2000 respectively. His PhD thesis was on Electrocardiogram (ECG) signal processing for diagnostic decision making and risk stratification, during which he spent a year at St. George’s Hospital Medical School, Dept. of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, London, UK. He was at the Stanford University, Medical School, Dept. of Radiology, 3D Lab. as a post-doc researcher between 2000 and 2003. He joined Bogazici University, Electrical and Electronics Eng. Dept, in 2003, where he is currently an associate professor of EE. He was a Mercator Visiting Professor at TU Munich, Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality, Germany, between 2012-2013 His current research interests include Multi-Dimensional (Healthcare and Industrial) Data Analytics towards Classification, Prediction and Regression, Signal & Image Processing & Analysis, Brain Network Models, Ultrasound Simulations. He has published over 17 journal papers and several conference papers, receiving over 2000 citations in indexed publications and holds 7 US patents. Dr. Acar is the recipient of the Excellence in Research Award from Bogazici University Foundation (2006) and the Young Researcher Award from Turkish Academy of Sciences (2008).

Papers By: Burak Acar