Prof. Vilda Purutçuoğlu
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Education:

  • M.Sc., Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2018-current.
  • B.Sc., Department of Philosophy, Anadolu University, Turkey, 2017-2020.
  • Ph.D., Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University, U.K. 2004-2007.
  • M.Sc., Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2002-2004.
  • Minor,: Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2000-2002.
  • B.Sc., Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1998-2002.

Recent Academic Posts

  • October 2018-current, Professor, Dept. of Statistics, METU
  • December 2012-October 2018, Associate Professor, Dept. of Statistics, METU.
  • February 2011-current, Affiliated Faculty Member, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, METU.
  • January 2011-current, Affiliated Faculty Member, Informatics Institute, METU.
  • November 2010-current, Affiliated Faculty Member, Institute of Applied Mathematics, METU.
  • August 2010-December 2012, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Statistics, METU.

Recent Professional Activities

  • Chair of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Graduate Programme, Erasmus Coordinator of BME
  • June 2020 - June 2022, Associate Editor of Biometrics
  • 2020 - 2023, Awards Fund Committee Member, International Biometric Society (IBS).
  • June 2019 - current, Country Representative, Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society (EMR-IBS).
  • June 2019 - current, Chair, Graduate Programme of Biomedical Engineering, METU.
  • June 2019 - current, Erasmus Coordinator, Graduate Programme of Biomedical Engineering, METU.
  • April 2019 - current, Education Commission Member, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, METU.
  • Dec. 2018- current, Editorial Board of International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operational Research.
  • Dec. 2018-current, Advisory Board of the Journal of Data Science and Applications.
  • March 2016 - current, Management Committee Member for Turkey in the COST grant CA15109.
  • 2010-current, Advisory Board and Regular Referee for Journal of Biostatistics - Turkish Clinics.
  • 2013-current, Internship Coordinator, Department of Statistics, METU.
  • Nov. 2016 - March 2020, Biomolecular Engineering Track Representative, Department of Biomedical Engineering, METU.
  • 2016 - 2019, Awards Fund Committee Member, International Biometric Society (IBS).
  • Sept. 2017- Oct. 2018, Faculty Executive Board Member,Faculty of Arts and Sciences, METU.

Recent Scholarships and Awards

  • 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019: Academic Performance Award, METU
  • 2015: Finalist of Sabri Ülker Science Award, Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation.

(Note: The complete list of scholarships and awards can be found in the attached CV).

Research Interests:

Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, High Dimensional Data, Neuroscience, Social Statistics.

Recent Projects

  • Co-investigator, January 2020-July 2021, Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK - 1003 Programme). Project title: Development of hardware and software infrastructure for physiological human data for use in human-machine applications. Project no: 117E650.
  • Principal investigator, January 2020-January 2022, Scientific Research Project (BAP1), METU. Project title: Approximate stochastic simulation algorithms in protein-protein interaction networks. Project no: BAP-10282.
  • Secondary-investigator, May 2016-November 2020, European Community 7th Framework Programme (COST Programme). Project title: European network for statistical network science. Project no: CA15109. investigator
  • Tutorial speaker, 26-28 September 2019, Scientific and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK - 2237-B Programme). Project title: Project training in engineering (MAPRE).
  • Principal investigator, January 2017-December 2018, Scientific Research Project (BAP1), METU. Project title: Inference of the Gaussian graphical model and lasso regression via the modi ed maximum likelihood method. Project no: BAP-01-09-2017-002.
  • Principal investigator, January 2017-December 2018, Scientific Research Project (DAP1), METU. Project title: Collection of genetic information, analysis and modeling of the cervical cancer with risk factors. Project no: BAP-08-11-2017-035.

(Note: The complete list of publications can be found in the attached CV.)

Selected Publications:

Books

Recent Chapters in Books

  • Purutçuoğlu, V. and Farnoudkia, H. (2021) "Vine copula and artificial neural network models to analysis breast cancer data". Chapter in: Artificial Intelligence for Data-Driven Medical Diagnosis. Editors: D. Gupta, U. Kose, B. L. Nguyen, S. Bhattacharyya. De Gruyter (In print).
  • Ağyüz, U., Purutçuoğlu, V., Purutçuoğlu, E. and Ürün, Y. (2021) "Construction of a new model to investigate breast cancer data". Chapter in: Modeling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics IV. Editors: A. Pinto and D. Zilberman. Springer (In print).
  • Seçilmiş, D., Ağraz, M. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) "Two novel non-parametric models in the construction of biological networks ". Chapter in: Bayesian Reasoning and Gaussian Processes for Machine Learning Applications. Editors: K. Hemachandran, S. Tayal, P. M. George, P. Singla, U. Köse. CRC Press (In print).
  • Ayyıldız, E. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) "Generating various types of graphical models via MARS". Chapter in: Bayesian Reasoning and Gaussian Processes for Machine Learning Applications. Editors: K. Hemachandran, S. Tayal, P. M. George, P. Singla, U. Köse. CRC Press (In print).
  • Erkuş, E. C. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) "Outlier detection in biomedical data: ECG focused approaches". Chapter in: Artificial Intelligence for Data-Driven Techniques. Elsevier (In print).
  • Kaygusuz, M. A. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) "Model selection criteria with bootstrap algorithms: applications with biological networks". Chapter in: Artificial Intelligence for DataDriven Techniques. Elsevier (In print).
  • Doğan Dar, E., Purutçuoğlu, V. and Purutçuoğlu, E. (2020) "Detection of HIV-1 protease cleavages sites via hidden Markov model and physicochemical properties of aminoacids". 171- 193. Chapter in: Numerical Solutions of Realistic Nonlinear Phenomena. Editors: J. A. T. Machado, N. Ozdemir, D. Baleanu. Springer.
  • Erkuş, E. C. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) "Feature extraction of hidden oscillation in ECG data via multiple-FOD method". 47-56. Chapter in: Artificial Intelligence and Applied Mathematics in Engineering Problems. Editors: D. J. Hemanth, U. Köse. Springer.
  • Kaygusuz, M. A. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) "Comparative study for model selection in sparse biological networks and a new alternative approach". 107-126. Chapter in: Artificial Intelligence and Applied Mathematics in Engineering Problems. Editors: D. J. Hemanth, U. Köse. Springer.
  • Seçilmiş, D. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) "Modeling of biochemical networks via classification and regression tree methods". 87-102. Chapter in: Mathematical Methods in Engineering. Editors: K. Ta¸s, D. Baleanu and J.A. Mashado. Springer.
  • Ağraz, M. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) "Empirical copula in the detection of batch effects". 25-39. Chapter in: Mathematical Methods in Engineering. Editors: K. Taş, D. Baleanu and J.A. Mashado. Springer.
  • Tuncer, G. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2018) "Major simulation tools for biochemical networks", 443-467. Chapter in: Modelling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics III. Editors: A. Pinto, Z. Zilberman. Springer.
  • Purutçuoğlu, V. (2018) "Stochastic modelling of biochemical networks and inference of model parameters", 369-385. Chapter in: Modelling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics III. Editors: A. Pinto, Z. Zilberman. Springer.

Recent Articles

  • Bülbül, G. B. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) "Novel model selection criteria for LMARS: MARS designed for biological networks". Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 1-14.
  • Farnoudkia, H. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2020) "Application of r-vine copula method in Istanbul stock market data: A case study for the construction sector". Journal of Turkish Operations Management, 4 (2), 509-518.
  • Erkuş, E.C. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2020) "Outlier detection and quasi-periodicity optimization algorithm: Frequency domain based outlier detection (FOD)". European Journal of Operational Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.01.014, 1-15.
  • Ağraz, M. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2020) "Long-tailed graphical model and frequentist inference of the model parameters for biological networks". Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 90 (9), 1591-1605.
  • Farnoudkia, H. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) " Copula Gaussian graphical modelling of biological networks and Bayesian inference of model parameters ", Scientia Iranica, 26 (4), 2495-2505.
  • Erkuş, E C., Purutçuoğlu, V., Purutçuoğlu, E. (2019) "Detection of abnormalities in heart rate using multiple Fourier transforms", International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 16, 5237–5242.
  • Bülbül, G. B., Purutçuoğlu, V., Purutçuoğlu, E. (2019) "Novel model selection criteria on sparse biological networks", International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 16, 5359–5364.
  • Ağraz, M. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) " Extended lasso-type MARS (LMARS) model in the description of biological network ", Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 89 (1), 1-14.
  • Bahçivancı, B., Purutçuoğlu, V., Purutçuoğlu, E., Ürün, Y. (2018) "Estimation of gynecological cancer networks via target proteins", Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology, 5 (12), 9296-9302.
  • Ayyıldız, E. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2018) "Modeling of various biological networks via LCMARS", Journal of Computational Science, 28, 148-154.
  • Ayyıldız, E. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2018) " Is it necessary to apply the outlier detection for protein-protein interaction data? ", Journal of Biostatistics-Turkish Clinics, 10 (3), 173-186.
  • Altıntan, D., Purutçuoğlu, V. and Uğur, Ö. (2018) " Impulsive expressions in stochastic simulation algorithms ", International Journal of Computational Methods, doi: 10.1142/S021987621750075X, 15 (1), 1750075.1-16.
  • Altıntan, D. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2018) "Exact stochastic simulation algorithms and impulses in biological systems", International Journal of Computational and Experimental Science and Engineering, 4 (2), 41-47.
  • Ayyıldız, E., Purutçuoğlu, V. and Weber, G.W. (2018) " Loop-based conic multivariate adaptive regression splines is a novel method for advanced construction of complex biological networks ", European Journal of Operational Research,doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2017.12.011, 270, 852-861.

(Note: The complete list of publications can be found in the attached CV.)


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