Business Analytics and Information Systems

Our key research focus areas include

  • Data mining
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Early warning systems
  • Enterprise resource planning
  • Customer relationship management
  • Business process modeling

Members of the research group

Selected projects

  • Robust Ürün ve Süreç Tasarımı için İstatistiksel Modelleme ve Etkileşimli Optimizasyon, METU BAP-07-02-2015-011, January 2015 - December 2015. Team member(s): Köksalan M., Köksal G., Özateş M.
  • Enerji Tüketim Takip Sisteminde Zaman Serileri Sınıflandırma Problemi için Optimizasyon Modellerinin ve Sezgisel Yaklaşımların Geliştirilmesi, January 2015 - December 2015. Team member(s): İyigün C.
  • Development of a Decision Support System to Determine the Work Load of Engineering Design Projects, TÜBİTAK-3130019, January 2014 - December 2014. Team member(s): İyigün C.
  • Development of a Decision Support System to Determine the Work Load of Engineering Design Projects, TAI-TUSAŞ, June 2012 - 2013. Team member(s): Özdemirel N. E., Duran S., İyigün C., Bakal İ. S.
  • Bundled Product Selling Methods in Sports and Entertainment Industry, METU BAP-08-11-2011-104, April 2011 - Ongoing. Team member(s): Duran S., Özener O. Ö., Yakıcı E.

Selected publications

  • İnkaya T., Kayalıgil S., Özdemirel N.E. (2015), An adaptive neighbourhood construction algorithm based on density and connectivity, Pattern Recognition Letters, 52, pp 17-24.
  • İnkaya T., Kayalıgil S., Özdemirel N.E. (2015), Ant colony optimization based clustering methodology, Applied Soft Computing, 28, pp 301-311.
  • Duran S., Özener O.Ö., Yakıcı E. (2014), League scheduling and game bundling in sports industry, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 74, pp 92-101.
  • Kartal Koç E, İyigün C., Batmaz İ., Weber G.W. (2014), Efficient adaptive regression spline algorithms based on mapping approach with a case study on finance, Journal of Global Optimization, 60, pp 103-120.
  • Kartal Koç E., İyigün C. (2014), Restructuring forward step of MARS algorithm using a new knot selection procedure based on a mapping approach, Journal of Global Optimization, 60, pp 79-102.
  • Yakıcı E., Özener O.Ö., Duran S. (2014), Selection of event tickets for bundling in sports and entertainment industry, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 74(8), pp 257-269.
  • İyigün C., Türkeş M., Batmaz İ., Yozgatlıgil C., Purutçuoğlu V., Kartal Koç E., Öztürk M.Z. (2013), Clustering current climate regions of Turkey by using a multivariate statistical method, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 114(1-2), pp 95-106.
  • İyigün C. (2013), The planar hub location problem: a probabilistic clustering approach, Annals of Operations Research, 211(1), pp 193-207.
  • Yozgatlıgil C., Aslan S., İyigün C., Batmaz İ. (2013), Comparison of missing value imputation methods in time series: The case of Turkish meteorological data, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 112(1-2), pp 143-167.
  • Aslan S., Yozgatlıgil C., İyigün C., Batmaz İ., Tatlı H. (2011), Meteorolojik zaman serilerinde kayıp veri tahmin yöntemlerinin başarımlarının korelasyon boyutu analiziyle karşılaştırılması, İstatistik Araştırma Dergisi, 8(2), pp 55-67.
  • Kartal E., İyigün C., Fahmi F.M., Yozgatlıgil C., Purutçuoğlu V., Batmaz İ., Köksal G., Türkeş M. (2011), Türkiye iklim bölgelerinin hiyerarşik kümeleme yöntemi ile belirlenmesi, İstatistik Araştırma Dergisi, 8(1), pp 13-25.
  • Köksal G., Batmaz İ., Testik M.C., Güntürkün F. (2010), İmalat sektöründe kalite iyileştirmede veri madenciliği tekniklerinin kullanımı, Verimlilik Dergisi, 2, pp 1-14.