Yaşar University | Curriculum Vitae

Assist.Prof. (PhD) Umut Avcı

Faculty of Engineering / Department of Software Engineering

Short CV

Umut Avcı graduated as a valedictorian, summa cum laude, from Ege University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics in 2004. He received his M.Sc. degrees in Statistics from Ege University and in Smart Systems from University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland in 2006 and 2009 respectively. In 2013, he was awarded with a Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Technology at University of Trento, Italy. He pursued his post doctoral research at Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland in 2014. He has worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Software Engineering of Izmir University of Economics between 2015-2017. Umut Avcı has been a member of the Department of Software Engineering at Yasar University since September, 2017. His research interests include machine learning, pattern recognition, and information retrieval.

  • Email umut.avci@yasar.edu.tr  
  • Phone 0232-570 8237  

Education

Post Doc

/ Idiap Research Institute
2013 - 2014

Phd

/ Universita degli Studi di Trento
Computer Science/Information and Communication Technology
Thesis Name: Recognizing and Discovering Activities of Daily Living in Smart Environments (2013)
Thesis Advisor: Andrea Passerini
2009 - 2013

Master

/ University of Abertay Dundee
Mechatronics Engineering/Smart Systems
Thesis Name: Control Strategies for Inverted Pendulum (2009)
Thesis Advisor: Alan Hood
2007 - 2009

Master

İSTATİSTİK BÖLÜMÜ / EGE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
FEN FAKÜLTESİ/İSTATİSTİK BÖLÜMÜ/İSTATİSTİK ANABİLİM DALI/
2004 - 2006

Bachelor

İSTATİSTİK BÖLÜMÜ / EGE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
FEN FAKÜLTESİ/İSTATİSTİK BÖLÜMÜ/İSTATİSTİK PR./
1999 - 2004

Academic Titles

Asst.Prof.

YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ / YAZILIM MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ
2017 -

Asst.Prof.

İZMİR EKONOMİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ / YAZILIM MÜHENDİSLİĞİ PR.
2015 - 2017

Lecturer

İZMİR EKONOMİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ / YAZILIM MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ
2014 - 2015

Research Assistant

İZMİR EKONOMİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ / YAZILIM MÜHENDİSLİĞİ PR.
2005 - 2007

Thesis Superviser

Master Thesis
DÜNYA KULAVUZ PROCEDURAL LEVEL AND MISSION GENERATION FOR COMPUTER GAMES İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi 2020
GAMZE AKKURT Data mining for emotion recognition in speech İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi 2019
PhD Thesis

Publications

7.1 Published or Accepted to be Published in International Journals Covered by (SCI & SCI-E & SSCI & AHCI)
AVCI UMUT,Aran Oya Predicting the Performance in Decision-Making Tasks: From Individual Cues to Group Interaction IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 18(4), 643-658. (SCI) 2016
AVCI UMUT,Andrea Passerini Improving Activity Recognition by Segmental Pattern Mining IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 26(4), 889-902. (SCI) 2013
7.3 Published in CPCI-S or CPCI-SSH indexed conference proceedings International
AVCI UMUT Speech Emotion Recognition Using Spectrogram Patterns as Features 22nd International Conference on Speech and Computer 2020
AVCI UMUT,Akkurt Gamze,ÜNAY DEVRİM A Pattern Mining Approach in Feature Extraction for Emotion Recognition from Speech 21st International Conference on Speech and Computer 2019
AVCI UMUT,Aran Oya Analyzing group performance in small group interaction: Linking personality traits and group performance through the verbal content 14th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2019
AVCI UMUT,Andrea Passerini Improving activity recognition by segmental pattern mining IEEE Conference of Pervasive Computing and Communications 2012
Hood Alan,AVCI UMUT Fuzzy Control for Circular Inverted Pendulum International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics 2009
AVCI UMUT,Andrea Passerini A Fully Unsupervised Approach to Activity Discovery International Workshop on Human Behavior Understanding 2013
AVCI UMUT,Aran Oya Effect of nonverbal behavioral patterns on the performance of small groups Workshop on Understanding and Modeling Multiparty, Multimodal Interactions 2014

Courses

Introduction to Engineering Economics (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 3

Software Project Management (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 3

Software Project Management (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 3

Human Computer Interaction (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 3

Software Construction (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

Software Maintenance (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 3

Contact

Üniversite Cad. No: 37-39 Ağaçlı Yol
Bornova / İZMİR