The ISTANBUL Team
Sebnem Ozdemir received her B.Sc. degree in Mathematics (Yıldız Technical University), as well as the M.A. in Mathematics Education and M.Sc. in Informatics (İstanbul University). She received her Ph.D. degree from İstanbul University (IU), İstanbul Turkey. She was a visiting researcher in Electronics and Computing Engineering Department (Worcester Polytechnic Institute- WPI) during her postdoc research, Worcester, MA, USA. Sebnem is the Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at Beykent University in İstanbul. Sebnem received the “Contribution to Human Development Award” by Koc University UNESCO Chair Earlier this year (2018) for ML model she had built. Together with her students she runs the “Deep Projects” initiative. The “Deep Art” project includes pattern recognition and reproduction for the Anatolian and Ottoman art (such as marbling (Ebru), ornamentation (Tezhip), and tapis). Her previous area of research was juvenile crime prediction with mathematical modelling. Sebnem participated in multidisciplinary project resulting implementation of decision support systems used for identification at-risk children. She authored many published papers, book chapters related to data science and machine learning.