VAROL AKMAN

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BIO

Akman is a professor in the Department of Computer Engineering, Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University. His research is concentrated in AI. He also works on social aspects of the internet. Akman received a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to joining Bilkent, he held a research position with Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, and a visiting faculty position with Universiteit Utrecht.

SNAIL MAIL

Department of Computer Engineering

EA Building, Room 503

Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University

Bilkent, Ankara 06800, Turkey

PHONE

[country code: 90, area code: 312]

Secretary 290 1218

Office 290 1537

Fax 266 4047

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Artificial Intelligence, esp. the role of context in natural language understanding

Social Aspects of the Internet, esp. Twitter as a political medium

RECENT COURSES

CS 461 – Artificial Intelligence

CS 513 – Implications of the Internet

CS 578 – Natural Language Processing

RECENT CONFERENCE DUTIES

ASPAI 2019 – Program Committee Member

AIRLangComp 2019 – Program Committee Member

AIPR 2019 – Technical Committee Member

ICCAI 2019 – Technical Committee Member

NLPinAI 2019 – Special Session Program Committee Member

ICAART 2019 – Program Committee Member

ICDLT 2019 – Conference Committee Member

ISBCS 2019 – Advisory Committee Member

SIAIS 2019 -- Advisory Committee Member

ICIAI 2018 – Technical Committee Member

A2IC 2018 – Scientific Committee Member

CONTEXT 2017 – Scientific Committee Member

PT-AI 2017 – Program Committee Member