Prof. Vilda Purutçuoğlu
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Education

  • 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

  • Jan. 2022 - Jan. 2023,  Chair of Award Fund Committee, International Biometrics Society (IBS)
  • June 2019 - June 2022, Chair of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Graduate Programme, Erasmus Coordinator of BME
  • June 2020 - June 2022, Associate Editor of Biometrics
  • Dec. 2020 - Jan. 2022, Awards Fund Committee Member, International Biometric Society (IBS).
  • June 2019 - June 2023, Country Representative, Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society (EMR-IBS).
  • 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.
  • 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).

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-January 2022, 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.
  • Tutorial Lecturer, 18-20 October 2021, Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK - 2237-B Programme). Project title: Project training in engineering (MAPRE).
  • 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 Lecturer, 26-28 September 2019, Scientific and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK - 2237-B Programme). Project title: Project training in engineering (MAPRE).

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

Selected Publications:

Books

  • Purutçuoğlu, V., Weber, G.W. and Farnoudkia, H. (2022) " Operations Research: New Paradigms and Emerging Applications ", CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group
  • Purutçuoğlu, V. and Ayyıldız, E. (2022) " Statistics in the Field of Bioinformatics ", Nobel Press, 2nd Edition (In press).
  • Purutçuoğlu, V. and Ayyıldız, E. (2014) " Statistics in the Field of Bioinformatics (Biyoinformatik Alanında Istatistik-in Turkish) ", Nobel Publisher. ISBN: 978-605-320-008-6 (http://www.nobelyayin.com/detay.asp?u=4309)

Recent Chapters in Books

  • Seçilmiş, D., Ağraz, M. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2022) " 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 Pres.
  • Ayyıldız, E. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2022) “ 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Recent Articles

  • Erkuş, E.C. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) " Outlier detection and quasi-periodicity optimization algorithm: Frequency domain based outlier detection (FOD) ". European Journal of Operational Research, 291, 560-574.
  • Farnoudkia, H. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) “ Vine copula graphical models in the construction of biological networks ”. Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 50 (4), 11721184.
  • Bülbül, G. B. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2021) “ Novel model selection criteria for LMARS: MARS designed for biological networks ”. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 91 (9), 17491761.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Purutçuoğlu, V. and Farnoudkia, H. (2019) “ Copula Gaussian graphical modelling of biological networks and Bayesian inference of model parameters ”, Scientia Iranica, doi: 10.24200/sci.2019. 5071.1076, 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, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-019-02252-3, 16, 52375242.
  • Bülbül, G. B., Purutçuoğlu, V., Purutçuoğlu, E. (2019) “ Novel model selection criteria on sparse biological networks ”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-019-02206-9, 16, 53595364 
  • Ağraz, M. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2019) “ Extended lasso-type MARS (LMARS) model in the description of biological network ”, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, doi: 10.1080/00949655.2018.15314, 89 (1), 1-14.

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


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