FACULTY of ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


Teaching Staff and Research Areas

 

Currently we have in our department two professors, three associate professors, and three assistant professors. The main research areas of our faculty: Theoretical statistics, statistical methodology in health and genetics data, bioinformatics, computational statistics, time series data, and disaster risk and insurance. Following is a partial list of recent graduate research theses completed under the supervision of our faculty. Please see faculty websites for complete lists and further information on research interests and empirical projects.

 

  • A Computational Approach to Nonparametrıc Regression: Bootstrapping CMARS Method (Prof. Dr. Inci Batmaz)
  • Reconstructing the Forward Stepwise Algorithm of Additive Regression Splines (Prof. Dr. Inci Batmaz)
  • Estimation of Response Errors in Complex Sample Survey (Prof. Dr. Inci Batmaz (co-advisor))
  • Pairwise multiple comparisons under short-tailed symmetric distribution (Prof. Dr. Ayşen Akkaya)
  • Robust estimation and hypothesis testing methods in microarray analysis (Prof. Dr. Ayşen Akkaya)
  • Bayesian learning under non-normality (Prof. Dr. Ayşen Akkaya)
  • Goodness-of-fit tests based on censored samples (Prof. Dr. Ayşen Akkaya)
  • Wind energy prediction model (Assist. Prof. Zeynep Kalaylıoğlu)
  • Score  test for disease etiologic heterogeneity in two stage polytomous logistic regression (Assist. Prof. Zeynep Kalaylıoğlu)
  • Modeling diseases with multiple disease characteristics: Comparison of models and estimation methods (Assist.Prof. Zeynep Kalaylıoğlu)
  • Spatial analysis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer on the basis of provinces in Turkey with regards to actuarial risk assessment (Assist.Prof. Berna Burçak Başbuğ-Erkan)
  • Modelling of the Turkish catastrophe insurance pool data between 2000 and 2008 (Assist.Prof. Berna Burçak Başbuğ-Erkan)
  • Clustering of tıme-course gene expression data with dissimilar replicates (Assoc.Prof. Özlem İlk)
  •  On multivariate longitudinal binary data models and their applications in forecasting (Assoc. Prof. Özlem İlk)
  • Mixed effects models for time series gene expression data (Assoc. Prof. Özlem İlk)
  • A simulation study on analysis of longitudinal count data: a comparison of regression models and missing data techniques (Assoc. Prof. Özlem İlk)
  • Modeling and forecasting natural gas consumption (Assist. Prof. Ceylan Talu-Yozgatlıgil)
  • Developing goodness-of-fit tests for corelated data (Assist.Prof. Ceylan Talu-Yozgatlıgil)
  • Determination of an aggregation period in temporally aggregated time series (Assist. Prof. Ceylan Talu-Yozgatlıgil)
  • Modification of the standard normal homogeneity test in time series (Assist. Prof. Ceylan Talu-Yozgatlıgil)
  • Gene expression indices for single-channel microarray (Assoc. Prof. Vilda Purutçuoğlu)
  • Gaussian Graphical Approaches in Estimation of Biological Systems (Assoc. Prof. Vilda Purutçuoğlu)