FACULTY of ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


BÜLENT ALPTEKİN

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BÜLENT ALPTEKİN
Room No: 
Z-16
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-5327
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-2959
E-mail: 
albulent@metu.edu.tr
Education: 
  • M.S.: Department of Statistics, Hacettepe University, Turkey, 2013-Present
  • B.S.: Department of Statistics, Hacettepe University, Turkey, 2010-2013

 

Academic and Professional Experience:


  • Research Assistant in the Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2013-Present
Research Interests: 
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Time Series Forecasting
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Particle Swarm Optimization
Selected Publications: 

International Conference


  • Aladag, C.H., Egrioglu, E., Bal, C., Alptekin, B., Forecasting TL/Chinese RMB and TL/USD exchange rates with feed forward neural networks, 8th International Symposium of Statistics, Eskisehir, Turkey. October 11–13, 2012.
  • Alptekin, B., Alaybeyoglu, M.C., Bal, C., Aladag, C.H., Different performance measures for forecasting tourism demand of Turkey, 8th International Statistics Congress, Antalya, Turkey. October 27-30, 2013.
  • Alptekin, B., Aladag, C.H., Different performance measures for forecasting electricity consumption of Austria, International Journal of Art & Science International Conference for Academic Disciplines, Vienna, Austria. April 6-10, 2014.
  • Aladag, C.H., Alaybeyoglu, M.C., Alptekin, B., Forecasting tourism demand in Turkey with artificial neural network models determined by different performance measures, 6. International Conference Economic Challenges in Enlarged Europe, Tallinn, Estonia. June 15-17, 2014.
  • Aladag, C.H., Alptekin, B., Forecasting exchange rates by using neural networks based on median neuron model, 9th International Statistics Congress, Antalya, Turkey. October 28- November 1, 2015.
  • Aladag, C.H., Alptekin, B., Türkiye’de trafik kazalarında ölen kişi sayısının medyan nöron modeline dayalı yapay sinir ağları ile öngörülmesi, 6th International Symposium and Exhibition for Road Traffic Safety, Ankara, Turkey. November 12-14, 2015.