FACULTY of ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


EZGİ AYYILDIZ

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EZGİ AYYILDIZ
Room No: 
138
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-5320
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-2959
E-mail: 
ayezgi@metu.edu.tr
Education: 
  • Ph.D.: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2013- Present
  • M.S.: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2011-2013
  • B.S. Minor: Information Systems, Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2009-2011 
  • B.S.: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2006-2011


Academic and Professional Experience:


  • Research and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2012-Present
Research Interests: 
  • Computational Biology
  • System Biology
Assisted Courses / Laboratories: 
  • STAT 376 – Stochastic Processes (Spring 2014, Spring 2016)
  • STAT 466 - Multivariate Analysis II (Spring 2013)
  • STAT 365 - Survey Sampling Techniques (Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014)
  • STAT 376 - Computational Statistics (Fall 2015)
Selected Publications: 

Books

  • Purutçuoğlu, V. and Ayyıldız, E. (December 2014) " Statistics in the Field of Bioinformatics (Biyoinformatik Alanında İstatistik-in Turkish)”, Nobel Publisher. ISBN: 978-605-320-008-6 (http://www.nobelyayin.com/detay.asp?u=4309)

Chapter in Book
  • Purutçuoğlu, V.  and  Ayyıldız, E. (2015) “ Mathematical modelling of biological networks (in Turkish) ”, Chapter in: Bioinformatics II: Application Areas. Editor: Allmer, J. Nobel Publisher.

Articles

  • Ayyıldız, E., Purutçuoğlu, V., and Wit, E. “A short note on resolving singularity problems in covariance matrices ”, 2012, International Journal of Statistics and Probability, doi:10.5539/ijsp.v1n2p113, 1(2), 113-118.
 
Conference Proceedings


  • Ayyıldız, E. and Purutçuoğlu, V.  “Inference of the biological systems via L1-penalized lasso regression”, Proceeding of the 29th Meeting of Statisticians, Budapest, Hungary, 2013.
  • Purutçuoğlu, V. and Ayyıldız, E. “Deterministic inference of networks by capturing their dynamic behaviours”, Proceeding of the 6th International Workshop on Differential Equations and Applications, İzmir, Turkey, 2013.
  • Ayyıldız, E. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2016) “Generating various types of graphical models via MARS”, Proceeding of the International Conference on Information Complexity and Statistical Modeling in High Dimensions with Applications (IC-SMHD), Kapadokya, Turkey.


Scholarships & Awards & Honers: 
  • The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), National Scholarship for PhD. Students, September 2013-September 2017.
  • The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), National Scholarship for M.Sc. Students, September 2011-September 2013.