Ahmet Bulut

Assistant Professor (Chair)

PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

ahmetbulut@sehir.edu.tr

Office: West Campus, 2047

Phone: +90 216 559 9000

Bio: Dr. Ahmet Bulut worked as a Research Scientist at Citrix Online (Santa Barbara, CA), and as a Senior Researcher at Like.com (San Mateo, CA). At Citrix Online, he was in the core set of people that architected and developed the first scalable and fault tolerant back-end infrastructure for the award-winning online collaboration product GoToMeeting. At Like.com, he built the A/B Testing Framework that got widespread adoption across the company, and led automated SEM operations. Dr. Ahmet Bulut holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Bilkent University, and a Ph.D. degree in computer science from UC Santa Barbara. His research interests include Scalable Data Analytics, Internet Advertising, Cloud Computing, and Smart Cities.

Research Interests: Scalable Data Analytics, Internet Advertising, Cloud Computing, and Smart Cities.

Funded projects:

Member of research Groups:

Publications:
  • 1. Aslan Bakirov, KEVSER NUR OALMI, Ahmet Bulut: Scalable sentiment analytics. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 24(3):1560-1570 (2016). [2 Citations]
  • 2. Parisa Pouladzadeh, Shervin Shirmohammadi, Aslan Bakirov, Ahmet Bulut, Abdulsalam Yassine: Cloud-based SVM for food categorization. Multimedia Tools Appl. 74(14):5243-5260 (2015). [12 Citations]
  • 3. Ahmet Bulut: Rightinsight: open source architecture for data science. BTW Workshops 2015: 151-160.
  • 4. Ahmet Bulut: Lean Marketing: Know who not to advertise to. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 14(6):631-640 (2015).
  • 5. Ahmet Bulut: TopicMachine: Conversion Prediction in Search Advertising Using Latent Topic Models. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 26(11):2846-2858 (2014). [1 Citation]
  • 6. Ali Selman Aydin, Tarik Arici, Ahmet Bulut: Çok boyutlu veriden rastgele ormanlar ile düşük karmaşıklıklı güdümsüz öğrenme. SIU 2014: 2229-2232.
  • 7. A.Bulut, T. Arıcı, O. Guzey, B. Arslan and A. Cakmak. "Training the Data Scientists of the Future", Big Data and Analytics Education Conference (EDCON), 2014.
  • 8. A. Bulut, (Nov 2013), Agile Data Science, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Big Data and Analytics Education Conference
  • 9. A. Bulut, V Aksakallı, M. A. Şahin ve A. C. Reiner, (Oct 2013), Inadequacy of Traditional Credit Risk Measurement in Social Lending: Need for Social Features, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 10. A. Bulut ve V. Aksakallı, (May 2012) %99.999 Erişilebilirlik = Yılda 5.26 Dakika Hizmet Kesintisi,13th International Conference on Econometrics, Operations Research and Statistics
  • 11. V. Aksakallı, A. Bulut, and A. F. Alkaya, (Jun 2011), Performance Evaluation of a Successive Approximation Algorithm for Tracking Roads in Satellite Images, 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 12. V. Aksakallı ve A. Bulut, (Nov 2011), Display Advertising Current Practices and Challenges, 15th International Business Research Conference
  • 13. A. Bulut, (Oct 2011), Chapter on City Competitiveness and Infrastructure in City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications , IGI Global (ISBN 978-1-61350-174-0) Melih Bulu (Editor)
  • 14. Ahmet Bulut, Nick Koudas, Anand Meka, Ambuj K. Singh, Divesh Srivastava: Optimization Techniques for Reactive Network Monitoring. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 21(9):1343-1357 (2009). [17 Citations]
  • 15. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: Indexing and Querying Data Streams. Data Streams - Models and Algorithms 2007: 237-259. [1 Citation]
  • 16. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh, Roman Vitenberg: Distributed Data Streams Indexing using Content-Based Routing Paradigm. IPDPS: 2005. [12 Citations]
  • 17. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: A Unified Framework for Monitoring Data Streams in Real Time. ICDE 2005: 44-55. [87 Citations]
  • 18. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K Singh, Peter Shin, Tony Fountain, Hector Jasso, Linjun Yan, Ahmed Elgamal: Real-time nondestructive structural health monitoring using support vector machines and wavelets. Nondestructive Evaulation for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics 2005: 180-189. [34 Citations]
  • 19. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]
  • 20. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: SWAT: Hierarchical Stream Summarization in Large Networks. ICDE 2003: 303-314. [114 Citations]
  • 21. Ahmet Bulut, A Singh: Stardust: Data stream indexing for sensor networks. ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems: (2003). [1 Citation]
  • 22. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]

2016 (1)

  • 1. Aslan Bakirov, KEVSER NUR OALMI, Ahmet Bulut: Scalable sentiment analytics. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 24(3):1560-1570 (2016). [2 Citations]

2015 (3)

  • 2. Parisa Pouladzadeh, Shervin Shirmohammadi, Aslan Bakirov, Ahmet Bulut, Abdulsalam Yassine: Cloud-based SVM for food categorization. Multimedia Tools Appl. 74(14):5243-5260 (2015). [12 Citations]
  • 3. Ahmet Bulut: Rightinsight: open source architecture for data science. BTW Workshops 2015: 151-160.
  • 4. Ahmet Bulut: Lean Marketing: Know who not to advertise to. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 14(6):631-640 (2015).

2014 (3)

  • 5. Ahmet Bulut: TopicMachine: Conversion Prediction in Search Advertising Using Latent Topic Models. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 26(11):2846-2858 (2014). [1 Citation]
  • 6. Ali Selman Aydin, Tarik Arici, Ahmet Bulut: Çok boyutlu veriden rastgele ormanlar ile düşük karmaşıklıklı güdümsüz öğrenme. SIU 2014: 2229-2232.
  • 7. A.Bulut, T. Arıcı, O. Guzey, B. Arslan and A. Cakmak. "Training the Data Scientists of the Future", Big Data and Analytics Education Conference (EDCON), 2014.

2013 (2)

  • 8. A. Bulut, (Nov 2013), Agile Data Science, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Big Data and Analytics Education Conference
  • 9. A. Bulut, V Aksakallı, M. A. Şahin ve A. C. Reiner, (Oct 2013), Inadequacy of Traditional Credit Risk Measurement in Social Lending: Need for Social Features, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering

2012 (1)

  • 10. A. Bulut ve V. Aksakallı, (May 2012) %99.999 Erişilebilirlik = Yılda 5.26 Dakika Hizmet Kesintisi,13th International Conference on Econometrics, Operations Research and Statistics

2011 (3)

  • 11. V. Aksakallı, A. Bulut, and A. F. Alkaya, (Jun 2011), Performance Evaluation of a Successive Approximation Algorithm for Tracking Roads in Satellite Images, 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 12. V. Aksakallı ve A. Bulut, (Nov 2011), Display Advertising Current Practices and Challenges, 15th International Business Research Conference
  • 13. A. Bulut, (Oct 2011), Chapter on City Competitiveness and Infrastructure in City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications , IGI Global (ISBN 978-1-61350-174-0) Melih Bulu (Editor)

2009 (1)

  • 14. Ahmet Bulut, Nick Koudas, Anand Meka, Ambuj K. Singh, Divesh Srivastava: Optimization Techniques for Reactive Network Monitoring. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 21(9):1343-1357 (2009). [17 Citations]

2007 (1)

  • 15. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: Indexing and Querying Data Streams. Data Streams - Models and Algorithms 2007: 237-259. [1 Citation]

2005 (3)

  • 16. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh, Roman Vitenberg: Distributed Data Streams Indexing using Content-Based Routing Paradigm. IPDPS: 2005. [12 Citations]
  • 17. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: A Unified Framework for Monitoring Data Streams in Real Time. ICDE 2005: 44-55. [87 Citations]
  • 18. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K Singh, Peter Shin, Tony Fountain, Hector Jasso, Linjun Yan, Ahmed Elgamal: Real-time nondestructive structural health monitoring using support vector machines and wavelets. Nondestructive Evaulation for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics 2005: 180-189. [34 Citations]

2003 (4)

  • 19. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]
  • 20. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: SWAT: Hierarchical Stream Summarization in Large Networks. ICDE 2003: 303-314. [114 Citations]
  • 21. Ahmet Bulut, A Singh: Stardust: Data stream indexing for sensor networks. ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems: (2003). [1 Citation]
  • 22. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]

Book Chapters (2)

  • 1. A. Bulut, (Oct 2011), Chapter on City Competitiveness and Infrastructure in City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications , IGI Global (ISBN 978-1-61350-174-0) Melih Bulu (Editor)
  • 2. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: Indexing and Querying Data Streams. Data Streams - Models and Algorithms 2007: 237-259. [1 Citation]

Journal Papers (6)

  • 3. Aslan Bakirov, KEVSER NUR OALMI, Ahmet Bulut: Scalable sentiment analytics. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 24(3):1560-1570 (2016). [2 Citations]
  • 4. Parisa Pouladzadeh, Shervin Shirmohammadi, Aslan Bakirov, Ahmet Bulut, Abdulsalam Yassine: Cloud-based SVM for food categorization. Multimedia Tools Appl. 74(14):5243-5260 (2015). [12 Citations]
  • 5. Ahmet Bulut: Lean Marketing: Know who not to advertise to. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 14(6):631-640 (2015).
  • 6. Ahmet Bulut: TopicMachine: Conversion Prediction in Search Advertising Using Latent Topic Models. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 26(11):2846-2858 (2014). [1 Citation]
  • 7. Ahmet Bulut, Nick Koudas, Anand Meka, Ambuj K. Singh, Divesh Srivastava: Optimization Techniques for Reactive Network Monitoring. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 21(9):1343-1357 (2009). [17 Citations]
  • 8. Ahmet Bulut, A Singh: Stardust: Data stream indexing for sensor networks. ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems: (2003). [1 Citation]

Conference / Workshop Papers (14)

  • 9. Ahmet Bulut: Rightinsight: open source architecture for data science. BTW Workshops 2015: 151-160.
  • 10. Ali Selman Aydin, Tarik Arici, Ahmet Bulut: Çok boyutlu veriden rastgele ormanlar ile düşük karmaşıklıklı güdümsüz öğrenme. SIU 2014: 2229-2232.
  • 11. A.Bulut, T. Arıcı, O. Guzey, B. Arslan and A. Cakmak. "Training the Data Scientists of the Future", Big Data and Analytics Education Conference (EDCON), 2014.
  • 12. A. Bulut, (Nov 2013), Agile Data Science, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Big Data and Analytics Education Conference
  • 13. A. Bulut, V Aksakallı, M. A. Şahin ve A. C. Reiner, (Oct 2013), Inadequacy of Traditional Credit Risk Measurement in Social Lending: Need for Social Features, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 14. A. Bulut ve V. Aksakallı, (May 2012) %99.999 Erişilebilirlik = Yılda 5.26 Dakika Hizmet Kesintisi,13th International Conference on Econometrics, Operations Research and Statistics
  • 15. V. Aksakallı, A. Bulut, and A. F. Alkaya, (Jun 2011), Performance Evaluation of a Successive Approximation Algorithm for Tracking Roads in Satellite Images, 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 16. V. Aksakallı ve A. Bulut, (Nov 2011), Display Advertising Current Practices and Challenges, 15th International Business Research Conference
  • 17. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh, Roman Vitenberg: Distributed Data Streams Indexing using Content-Based Routing Paradigm. IPDPS: 2005. [12 Citations]
  • 18. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: A Unified Framework for Monitoring Data Streams in Real Time. ICDE 2005: 44-55. [87 Citations]
  • 19. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K Singh, Peter Shin, Tony Fountain, Hector Jasso, Linjun Yan, Ahmed Elgamal: Real-time nondestructive structural health monitoring using support vector machines and wavelets. Nondestructive Evaulation for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics 2005: 180-189. [34 Citations]
  • 20. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]
  • 21. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: SWAT: Hierarchical Stream Summarization in Large Networks. ICDE 2003: 303-314. [114 Citations]
  • 22. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]
  • 1. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: SWAT: Hierarchical Stream Summarization in Large Networks. ICDE 2003: 303-314. [114 Citations]
  • 2. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: A Unified Framework for Monitoring Data Streams in Real Time. ICDE 2005: 44-55. [87 Citations]
  • 3. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K Singh, Peter Shin, Tony Fountain, Hector Jasso, Linjun Yan, Ahmed Elgamal: Real-time nondestructive structural health monitoring using support vector machines and wavelets. Nondestructive Evaulation for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics 2005: 180-189. [34 Citations]
  • 4. Ahmet Bulut, Nick Koudas, Anand Meka, Ambuj K. Singh, Divesh Srivastava: Optimization Techniques for Reactive Network Monitoring. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 21(9):1343-1357 (2009). [17 Citations]
  • 5. Parisa Pouladzadeh, Shervin Shirmohammadi, Aslan Bakirov, Ahmet Bulut, Abdulsalam Yassine: Cloud-based SVM for food categorization. Multimedia Tools Appl. 74(14):5243-5260 (2015). [12 Citations]
  • 6. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh, Roman Vitenberg: Distributed Data Streams Indexing using Content-Based Routing Paradigm. IPDPS: 2005. [12 Citations]
  • 7. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]
  • 8. Ahmet Bulut, Roman Vitenberg, Fatih Emekçi, Ambuj K. Singh: An Adaptive and Scalable Middleware for Distributed Indexing of Data Streams. DBISP2P 2003: 123-137. [3 Citations]
  • 9. Aslan Bakirov, KEVSER NUR OALMI, Ahmet Bulut: Scalable sentiment analytics. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 24(3):1560-1570 (2016). [2 Citations]
  • 10. Ahmet Bulut: TopicMachine: Conversion Prediction in Search Advertising Using Latent Topic Models. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 26(11):2846-2858 (2014). [1 Citation]
  • 11. Ahmet Bulut, Ambuj K. Singh: Indexing and Querying Data Streams. Data Streams - Models and Algorithms 2007: 237-259. [1 Citation]
  • 12. Ahmet Bulut, A Singh: Stardust: Data stream indexing for sensor networks. ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems: (2003). [1 Citation]
  • 13. Ahmet Bulut: Rightinsight: open source architecture for data science. BTW Workshops 2015: 151-160.
  • 14. A.Bulut, T. Arıcı, O. Guzey, B. Arslan and A. Cakmak. "Training the Data Scientists of the Future", Big Data and Analytics Education Conference (EDCON), 2014.
  • 15. A. Bulut, (Nov 2013), Agile Data Science, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Big Data and Analytics Education Conference
  • 16. A. Bulut, V Aksakallı, M. A. Şahin ve A. C. Reiner, (Oct 2013), Inadequacy of Traditional Credit Risk Measurement in Social Lending: Need for Social Features, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 17. V. Aksakallı, A. Bulut, and A. F. Alkaya, (Jun 2011), Performance Evaluation of a Successive Approximation Algorithm for Tracking Roads in Satellite Images, 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Science and Engineering
  • 18. V. Aksakallı ve A. Bulut, (Nov 2011), Display Advertising Current Practices and Challenges, 15th International Business Research Conference
  • 19. A. Bulut, (Oct 2011), Chapter on City Competitiveness and Infrastructure in City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications , IGI Global (ISBN 978-1-61350-174-0) Melih Bulu (Editor)
  • 20. A. Bulut ve V. Aksakallı, (May 2012) %99.999 Erişilebilirlik = Yılda 5.26 Dakika Hizmet Kesintisi,13th International Conference on Econometrics, Operations Research and Statistics
  • 21. Ahmet Bulut: Lean Marketing: Know who not to advertise to. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 14(6):631-640 (2015).
  • 22. Ali Selman Aydin, Tarik Arici, Ahmet Bulut: Çok boyutlu veriden rastgele ormanlar ile düşük karmaşıklıklı güdümsüz öğrenme. SIU 2014: 2229-2232.
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