FACULTY of ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


CEYLAN TALU YOZGATLIGİL

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Assoc. Prof. CEYLAN TALU YOZGATLIGİL
Room No: 
136
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-2963
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-2959
E-mail: 
ceylan@metu.edu.tr
Education: 
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, Ph.D., Statistics, January 2007, Thesis Title: Temporal Aggregation and Related Problems in Multivariate Time Series Analysis.
  • Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY, M.S., Statistics, September 1999, Thesis Title: A Survey of Competing Risk Analysis: A Medical Application.
  • Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY, B.S., Statistics, July 1996.

 

Academic and Professional Experience:


  • Vice Chairperson at Department of Statistics, METU February 2009 – August 2012
  • Assistant Professor at Department of Statistics, METU August 2010 – present
  • Instructor at Department of Statistics, METU July 2007 – July 2010
  • Teaching Assistant at Department of Statistics, Temple University 2003 – 2005
  • Research Assistant at Department of Statistics, METU August 1996 – 2007
  • Student Assistant at Department of Statistics, METU October 1995-June 1996
  • Internship: State Institute of Statistics August 1995
Research Interests: 
  • Time Series Analysis: Univariate and Multivariate Methods
  • Temporal Aggregation of Time Series
  • Statistical Inference
  • Spatio-temporal Analysis
  • Survival Analysis and Competing Risks
Assisted Courses / Laboratories: 

Courses at Temple University


  • Basic Quantitative Foundations for Business and Economics II in Spring 2003 and Summer I 2005
  • Selected Statistical Topics in Summer II 2003, Spring 2004, Summer I and II 2004
  • Statistics for Engineers in Fall 2003 and Fall 2004
  • Statistical Methods and Concepts in Spring 2005


Courses at METU


  • STAT 511: Time Series Analysis I in Fall 2006, 2007, 2008
  • STAT 512: Time Series Analysis II in Spring 2007, 2008, 2009
  • STAT 518: Statistical Design of Experiments in Spring 2007
  • STAT 201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics I, Fall 2010
  • STAT 221: Fundamentals of Statistics, Fall 2011
  • STAT 271: Mathematical Statistics I in Summer 2007 and Fall 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • STAT 272: Mathematical Statistics II in Spring 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • IAM 530: Elements of Probability and Statistics in Fall 2008, 2009, 2010
  • STAT 497: Applied Time Series Analysis in Spring 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

 

Courses Developed


  • STAT 444 Advanced Statistical Computing
  • STAT 562 Univariate Time Series Analysis
  • STAT 563 Multivariate Time Series Analysis
  • STAT 559 Applied Multivariate Analysis (with Dr. Vilda Purutcuoğlu)
Selected Publications: 

Chapter in Book

  •  Fahmi, F., Kartal, E., İyigün, C., Türkeş, M., Yozgatlıgil, C., Purutcuoğlu, V., Batmaz, İ. and G. Köksal. (2011). Determining the Climate Zones of Turkey by Center-Based Clustering Methods. In Nonlinear Dynamics of Complex Systems: Applications in Physical, Biological and Financial Systems.  J.A. Tenreiro Machado, Baleanu, D. and A. Luo (Eds.). New York: Springer, pp.171-178
  • Yozgatligil, C. (2007) "SAS Applications on VARMA Modelling and Cointegration Analysis" in "Recent Advances in Statistics", Turkish Statistical Institute Press, Chapter 10, pp. 129-140. ISBN: 978-975-01606-0-8.


Articles


  • Piyal, B., Akdur, R., Ocaktan, E. and Yozgatligil, C. (2013). An Analysis of the Prevalence of Malaria in Turkey over the last 85 years. Pathogens and Global Health, 107(1), p. 30-34.
  • Yozgatligil, C., Aslan, S., İyigün, C. and İ. Batmaz. Comparison of Missing Value Imputation Methods for Turkish Meteorological Time Series Data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-012-0723-x.
  • Iyigun C. , Türkeş, M., Batmaz, İ, Yozgatligil, C., Purutçuoğlu, V., Kartal Koç, E and Öztürk, M. Z.  Clustering Current Climate Regions of Turkey by Using a Multivariate Statistical Method, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-012-0823-7.
  • Kartal, E., Fahmi, M. F., İyigün, C., Türkeş, M., Yozgatlıgil, C., Purutçuoğlu, V., Batmaz, İ.,  Köksal, G., (2011). Türkiye İklim Bölgelerinin Hiyerarşik Kümeleme Yöntemi ile Belirlenmesi, İstatistik Araştırma Dergisi, 8 (1),  13-25.
  • Aslan, S., Yozgatlıgil, C., İyigün, C., Batmaz, İ., and H. Tatlı. (2011). Meteorolojik Zaman Serilerinde Kayıp Veri Tahmin Yöntemlerinin Başarımlarının Korelasyon Boyutu Analiziyle Karşılaştırılması, İstatistik Araştırma Dergisi. 8 (2), Özel Sayı, 55-67.
  • Yozgatligil, C. and Wei, W.W.S. (2009). Representation of Multiplicative Seasonal Vector Autoregressive Moving Average Models, The American Statistician, 63(4), 328-334.
  • Ula, T. A. and Yozgatligil, C. (2004). Modified Maximum-Likelihood Method for Non-normal Time Series Revisited, Communication in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 33, 2, 397 – 417.


Scholarships, Awards and Honors:    

                   

  • 33rd National Hematology Congress THD Clinical Hematoloji Paper Award in 2007.
  • Full Time Scholarship for Doctorate from Turkish Higher Education Council and Middle East Technical University, 2001-2006
  • TÜBİTAK Publication Support Award, 2004, 2009.
  • The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) International Conference Support, Summer 2011.