Technical Program

Morning Sessions I (09:15 - 10:30)

Poster Session (10:30 - 11:15)

Session P1: (All Areas)

Morning Sessions II (11:15 - 12:30)

Afternoon Sessions I (13:45 - 15:15)

Poster Session (15:15 - 16:00)

Session P2: (All Areas)

Afternoon Sessions II (16:00 - 17:30)

Morning Session I

Session A1: Signal Processing

09.15 - 10.30 (EE - 01)
Session Chair: Onur Külçe
A1.1 Joint Multi-Emitter Signal Seperation and Angle of Arrival Estimation via Variational Mode Decomposition (abstract | digest)
Abdurrahim Soğanlı, Orhan Arıkan
A1.2 Activity Recognition Invariant to Sensor Orientation Using Differential Rotational Transformations (abstract | digest)
Aras Yurtman, Billur Barshan
Gokhan Gok, Orhan Arikan
A1.4 Fall Detection using Wearable Sensors (abstract | digest)
Mustafa Şahin Turan, Billur Barshan
A1.5 Semi-supervised One Class Anomaly Detection Using GRU/LSTM Neural Networks (abstract | digest)
Ali Hassan Mirza, Tolga Ergen, Suleyman Serdar Kozat

Session B1: Biomedical

09:15 - 10:30 (EE - 04)
Session Chair: Cemre Arıyürek
B1.1 Joint Compressed Sensing Reconstruction of Multiple T2-Weighted Images (abstract | digest)
Toygan Kılıç, Tolga Çukur, Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
B1.2 Design of Multi-Channel Birdcage Transmit Array Resonators for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 1.5 T (abstract )
Ehsan Kazemivalipour, Alireza Sadeghi Tarakameh, Taner Demir, and Ergin Atalar
B1.3 Tem Coil Analysis and Design Using Fem Based Simulations (abstract | digest)
Gökhan Arıtürk, Yusuf Ziya İder
B1.4 Linearly-polarized inductively decoupled passive resonator probe for endocavity MRI imaging (abstract | digest)
Akbar Alipour, Volkan Acikel, Ergin Atalar, Hilmi Volkan Demir
B1.5 Attentional Modulation of Language Representation (abstract | digest)
Özgür Yılmaz, Tolga Çukur

Session C1: Network & Communications

09:15 - 10:30 (EE - 05)
Session Chair: Mehdi Dabirnia
C1.1 Throughput Optimizing Station-Group Assignment By Considering Hidden Node Problems in IEEE 802.11ah Networks (abstract | digest)
Güven Yenihayat, Ezhan Karaşan
C1.2 LDPC Code Design for Fast Fading Interference Channels (abstract | digest)
Mahdi Shakiba Herfeh, Tolga M. Duman
C1.3 User Allocation in Wireless Networks with Full-Duplex Base Stations (abstract | digest)
Deniz Ünal and Ezhan Karaşan,
C1.4 Sequential Network Intrusion Detection using Deep Learning (abstract | digest)
Farhan Khan, Süleyman Serdar Kozat
C1.5 Regenerator Placement in Elastic Optical Networks with Adaptive Modulation and Coding (abstract | digest)
Onur Berkay Gamgam, Ezhan Karaşan

Poster Session I

Poster Session I

10:30 - 11:15
P1.1 Magnetostimulation Thresholds in Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) (abstract | digest)
Omer Burak Demirel, Emine Ulku Saritas
P1.2 Reduced Field-of-View MRI: Sheared 2D RF Pulse Design for Reducing Off-resonance Sensitivity (abstract | digest)
Cagla Deniz Bahadir, Emine Ulku Saritas
P1.3 Augmented Lagrangian Method for Fast Recovery of Magnetic Particle Images (abstract | digest)
Serhat İlbey, Can Barış Top, Alper Güngör, Tolga Çukur, Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş, Hüseyin Emre Güven
P1.4 Full Duplex MRI for Zero TE Imaging (abstract | digest)
Safa Özdemir, Ergin Atalar
P1.5 A Spoke-based Slice Selective Pulse Design using VERSE Optimized Parallel Transmission in MRI (abstract | digest)
Reyhan Ergün, Umut Gündoğdu and Ergin Atalar
P1.6 Biased competition in semantic representations during category-based visual search (abstract | digest)
Mohammad Shahdloo, Tolga Çukur
P1.7 Experimental Analysis of the Entrainments of the Oscillations in the Brain (abstract | digest)
Yiğit Tuncel, Toygun Başaklar, Yusuf Ziya İder
P1.8 Improved Lower Bounds for Ranging in Synchronous Visible Light Positioning Systems (abstract | digest)
Musa Furkan Keskin, Erdal Gönendik and Sinan Gezici
P1.9 Random Access over Wireless Links: Optimal Rate and Activity Probability Selection (abstract | digest)
Nurullah Karakoç, Tolga Mete Duman
P1.10 Stability of Piecewise Linear Systems in Three Dimensions (abstract | digest)
Eren Can Kovan, Arif Bülent Özgüler
P1.11 Two Photon Excitation of Nanoparticles for Holographic Display via Novel Algorithm (abstract | digest)
Denizhan Koray Kesim, Ghaith Makey, Özgün Yavuz, Onur Tokel, F. Ömer Ilday
P1.12 Design and Development of a Haptic Ball Juggling System for Investigating Human Sensorimotor Behaviors (abstract | digest)
Mustafa Gül, Ömer Morgül
P1.13 A non-parametric whitening methodology for wearable motion sensor signals in human activity recognition
Oğuzhan Dobrucalı, Billur Barshan
P1.14 Design and Analysis of a C Band Dual-Polarized Planar Antenna Array for Point-to-Point Communication (abstract | digest)
Caner ASBAŞ, Vakur Behçet ERTÜRK
P1.15 Tuning Method for Substrate Integrated Waveguide Filters (abstract | digest)
Anıl Biçer, Abdullah Atalar
P1.16 Mismatch Problems for Power Amplifiers (abstract | digest)
A. Alperen Coşkun, Abdullah Atalar
P1.17 GaN HEMT Based X-Band CPW MMIC Power Amplifier Design with Cluster Matching Technique (abstract | digest)
Ulaş Özipek, Ömer Cengiz, Ekmel Özbay
P1.18 Current Ripple Reduction In Gradient Array System Using Digital Control
Soheil Taraghinia, Koray Ertan, Ergin Atalar
P1.19 Design of GaN HEMT Based LNA MMIC with CPW at S-Band (abstract | digest)
Muhittin Taşcı, Ekmel Özbay
P1.20 Plasmonically Enhanced Metal–Insulator Multistacked Photodetectors with Separate Absorption and Collection Junctions for Near-Infrared Applications (abstract | digest)
Sina Abedini Dereshgi, Ekmel Ozbay
P1.21 Tunable Metatronic Circuits for Bio-sensing and Pressure Sensing (abstract | digest)
Majid Aalizadeh, Humeyra Caglayan, Ekmel Ozbay
P1.22 Quantized Parameter Free Large Margin Nearest Neighbor Metric Learning For Regression (abstract | digest)
Cem Bulucu, Cem Tekin
P1.23 Gesture Recognition Using LSTM on a Smart Phone (abstract | digest)
Yalım İşleyici, Billur Barshan
P1.24 Multiplication-free, Energy Efficient Neural Network (abstract | digest)
Tuba Ceren Deveci, A. Enis Çetin
P1.25 Partition-based Contextual Estimation of the Data Statistics from Logged Data (abstract | digest)
Muhammad Anjum Qureshi, Cem Tekin
P1.26 Spatiotemporal Cokriging (abstract | digest)
Sadia Khaf, Orhan Arikan
P1.27 Human Activity Recognition with Different Artificial Neural Network Based Classifiers (abstract | digest)
Burak Çatalbaş, Bahadır Çatalbaş, Ömer Morgül
P1.28 A Novel Family of Boosted Online Regression Algorithms (abstract | digest)
Dariush Kari, Suleyman Serdar Kozat
P1.29 Co-difference Based Object Tracking Algorithm for Infrared Videos (abstract | digest)
Huseyin Seckin Demir, Ahmet Enis Cetin
P1.30 Çağdaş Ballı, Abdullah Atalar
P1.31 Okan Ünlü, Abdullah Atalar
P1.32 GaN/SiC Based High Power, Low Loss DC-12GHz MMIC SPDT Switches (abstract | digest)
Sinan Osmanoglu, Ekmel Ozbay

Morning Session II

Session A2: Biomedical Engineering

11:15 - 12:30 (EE - 01)
Session Chair: Akbar Alipour
A2.1 SNR Enhancing Joint Non-local Means Reconstruction for Phase Induced Error Correction in Diffusion MRI (abstract | digest)
Sevgi Gökçe Kafalı, Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
A2.2 Gradient Array System Design and Applications Koray Ertan, Soheil Taraghinia, Ergin Atalar
A2.3 Improvement of cr-MREPT Method for Conductivity Mapping (abstract | digest)
Gülşah Yıldız, Yusuf Ziya İder
A2.4 Experimental Validation of Calibration-Free Color MPI (abstract | digest)
Yavuz Muslu, Emine Ulku Saritas
A2.5 Inter-regional Connectivity in the Human Brain during Category-Based Visual Search (abstract | digest)
Salman Ul Hassan Dar, Tolga Çukur

Session B2: Signal Processing

11:15 - 12:30 (EE - 04)
Session Chair: Merve Begüm Terzi
B2.1 Computation of a Wide Angle Monochromatic Electric Field that Generates a Given Intensity Pattern in Free Space Using Alternating Projections (abstract | digest)
Onur Külçe, Levent Onural
B2.2 On the Positioning of a Visible Light Communication (VLC) Receiver with Multiple Photodetectors (abstract | digest)
Furkan Kökdoğan, Osman Erdem, Sinan Gezici
B2.3 Event-Triggered Distributed Estimation with Reduced Communication Load (abstract | digest)
Ihsan Utlu, Süleyman Serdar Kozat
B2.4 Performance Comparison of Cooperative and Noncooperative Visible Light Localization (abstract | digest)
Osman Erdem, Musa Furkan Keskin, Sinan Gezici
B2.5 An Iterative Technique for Phase-Only Image Fusion (abstract )
Serdar Cakir, A. Enis Cetin

Session C2: Robotics

13:30 - 14:45 (EE - 05)
Session Chair: İsmail Uyanık
C2.1 Stability and Control of Planar Compass Gait Walking with Series Elastic Ankle Actuation on Sloped Ground (abstract | digest)
Deniz Kerimoğlu, Uluç Saranlı, Ömer Morgül
C2.2 Experimental Validation of an Approximate Analytical Predictor for the Torque-Actuated Dissipative SLIP Model (abstract | digest)
Hasan Eftun Orhon, İsmail Uyanık, Hasan Hamzaçebi, Uluç Saranlı, Ömer Morgül
C2.3 Path Following Controller for an Underactuated Balancing System (abstract | digest)
Ali Nail İnal, Uluç Saranlı, Ömer Morgül
C2.4 On the Periodic Gait Stability of a Multi-Actuated Spring-Mass Hopper Model via Partial Feedback Linearization (abstract | digest)
Hasan Hamzaçebi, Ömer Morgül
C2.5 Subspace-based State Space Identification of LTP Systems (abstract | digest)
İsmail Uyanık, Uluç Saranlı, M. Mert Ankaralı, Ömer Morgül

Afternoon Session I

Session A3: Control

15:45 - 17:15 (EE - 01)
Session Chair: Ali Nail İnal
A3.1 Strongly and Robustly Stabilizing Controller Designs for Acrobot and Pendubot Models (abstract | digest)
Veysel Yücesoy, Hitay Özbay
A3.2 Stability Analysis of Linear Time Periodic Systems via Nyquist Stability Criterion (abstract | digest)
Elvan Kuzucu Hıdır, Ömer Morgül
A3.3 Anti-windup Compensation Mechanism for Systems with Time Delay (abstract | digest)
Dilan Öztürk, Hitay Özbay
A3.4 A Game Theoretic Model of Opinion Dynamics (abstract | digest)
Muhammad Umar B Niazi, Arif Bülent Özgüler
A3.5 Numerical Computation and Implementation of H-infinity Controllers for Infinite Dimensional Systems (abstract | digest)
Mustafa Oğuz Yeğin, Hitay Özbay
A3.6 Stability analysis and control of switched systems with time-delays (abstract | digest)
Saeed Ahmed, Frederic Mazenc, Hitay Ozbay

Session B3: Biomedical Engineering & Signal Processing

15:45 - 17:15 (EE - 04)
Session Chair: Serkan Sarıtaş
B3.1 Online Learning in Limit Order Book Trade Execution (abstract | digest)
Nima Akbarzadeh, Cem Tekin, Thomas Flury, Mihaela Van der Schaar
B3.2 A Novel Short Text Categorization Model Based on LSTM Networks (abstract | digest)
Ersin Yar, Süleyman Serdar Kozat
B3.3 A Fourier Transform Phase and Bounded Energy based Deconvolution Algorithm for MPI Images (abstract | digest)
Onur Yorulmaz, E. Ülkü Sarıtaş, A. Enis Çetin
B3.4 A Mixture of Experts Method with High Computational Efficiency (abstract | digest)
Osman Fatih Kilic, Muhammet Omer Sayin, Suleyman Serdar Kozat
B3.5 Online Anomaly Detection with Minimax Optimal Density Estimation in Nonstationary Environments (abstract | digest)
Kaan Gokcesu, Suleyman Serdar Kozat
B3.6 Multi-Objective Contextual Bandit Problems with a Dominant Objective (abstract | digest)
Eralp Turğay, Cem Tekin

Session C3: Nanotechnology & Photonics

13:45 - 15:15 (EE - 05)
Session Chair: Onur Erdem
C3.1 Metal-Insulator-Metal Multilayer Based Ultra broadband Perfect Absorbers: From Non-Uniform Texturing to Nano Hole Plasmonic Units (abstract | digest)
Amir Ghobadi, Ekmel Ozbay
C3.2 Monolithically integrated micro-fluidic channels for silicon chip cooling (abstract | digest)
Ahmet Turnali, Onur Tokel, Tahir Colakoglu, Mona Zolfaghari, Ihor Pavlov, Alpan Bek, Rasit Turan, Fatih Omer Ilday
C3.3 Plasmonic Polarizers Coupled to Semiconductor Quantum Dot Emitters for Display Applications (abstract | digest)
Kivanc Gungor, Burak Guzelturk, Onur Erdem, Shinae Jun, Eunjoo Jang, Emre Ünal, Hilmi Volkan Demir
C3.4 Mid-Infrared Quantum Cascade Laser (abstract | digest)
Berkay Bozok, Bayram Bütün and Ekmel Özbay
C3.5 Doppler Effect on Nanopatterning with Nonlinear Laser Lithography (abstract | digest)
Özgün Yavuz, Semih Kara, Onur Tokel, Ihor Pavlov, Fatih Ömer Ilday
C3.6 Initial Studies for Development of GaN PIN-Photodiode Based Focal Plane Array for Spaceborn Sun Sensors (abstract | digest)
Muhammet Çelebi, Ekmel Özbay

Poster Session 2

15:15 - 16:00
P2.1 Measuring Viscosity in Different Viscous Environments via Relaxation-Based Approach in Magnetic Particle Imaging (abstract | digest)
Mustafa Ütkür, Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
P2.2 Gridding Reconstruction for Non-Cartesian Magnetic Particle Imaging (abstract | digest)
Ali Alper Ozaslan, Emine Ulku Saritas
P2.3 Design of a Degenerate Birdcage Radiofrequency Transmit Array Coil for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Equivalent Circuit Model (abstract | digest)
Alireza Sadeghi Tarakameh, Ehsan Kazemivalipour, Taner Demir, Umut Gundogdu, Ergin Atalar
P2.4 Digitally Controlled Supply Modulated Modified Class-E Amplifier for on-Coil Implementation in Parallel Transmission in MRI (abstract | digest)
Fatima tu Zahra, Berk Silemek, Ergin Atalar
P2.5 Variable Field of View Gridding Reconstruction for Undersampled Parallel Imaging with Localized Sensitivities (abstract | digest)
Efe Ilıcak, Yiğit Baran Can, Tolga Çukur
P2.6 Model Based Analysis of Entrainments in the Brain (abstract | digest)
Toygun Başaklar, Yiğit Tuncel, Yusuf Ziya İder
P2.7 Performance Analysis of CSMA/CA for Full Duplex Communicaton (abstract | digest)
Wardah Sarmad, Ezhan Karaşan
P2.8 Randomized Convolutional Codes for the Gaussian Wiretap Channel (abstract | digest)
Alireza Nooraiepour, Tolga M. Duman
P2.9 H2 controllers for Time-Delay Systems (abstract | digest)
Meysam Ghomi, Hitay Özbay
P2.10 A Feedback Control Based Approach to Nonlinear Laser Lithography Process (abstract | digest)
Okan Demir, Hitay Özbay
P2.11 Electromagnetic Scattering by Several 2-D Red Blood Cell Models (abstract | digest)
Polat Goktas, Ilya O. Sukharevsky, Ayhan Altintas
P2.12 MEMS Filters Based on CMUT Structures (abstract | digest)
Muhammed A. Acar, Abdullah Atalar, Hayrettin Köymen
P2.13 Frequency Analysis and Bandwidth Extension for Symmetrical Doherty Power Amplifiers (abstract | digest)
Sinan Alemdar, Abdullah Atalar
P2.14 S-Band Hybrid Power Amplifier Design
Muhammet Kavuştu, Ömer Cengiz, Ekmel Özbay
P2.15 A Gate Modulated Digitally Controlled Modified Class-E Amplifier for On-Coil Applications in 1.5T MRI (abstract | digest)
Bismillah Nasir Ashfaq, Ergin Atalar
P2.16 Collapsed-mode CMUT Receiver Design &Characterization (abstract | digest)
Mansoor Khan and Hayrettin Koymen,
P2.17 Multiphysics Modeling of GST Based Synaptic Devices for Brain Inspired Computing (abstract | digest)
Yiğit Demirağ, Bayram Bütün, Ekmel Özbay
P2.18 Random Walk of Excitations in Colloidal Nanoplatelet Stacks (abstract | digest)
Onur Erdem, Burak Güzeltürk, Murat Olutaş, Yusuf Keleştemur, Hilmi Volkan Demir
P2.19 Heavily doped silicon based absorbers for MID IR sensing and imaging applications (abstract | digest)
Kazim Gorgulu, Abdullah Gok, Mehmet Yilmaz, Kağan Topallı, Ali K. Okyay
P2.20 all colloidal VCSEL- cavity for white light generation (abstract )
Nima Taghipour, Onur Erdem, Kivanc Gungor, Didem Dede, Yusuf Keleştemur, Hilmi Volkan Demir
P2.21 Image Segmentation using Self Organizing Maps (abstract | digest)
Musa Tunç Arslan,
P2.22 Online Learning with a Contextual Ensemble of Experts (abstract | digest)
Kubilay Ekşioğlu, Anjum Qureshi, Cem Tekin
P2.23 An Asymptotically Optomal Contextual Bandit Algorithm Using Decision Trees (abstract | digest)
Mohammadreza Mohaghegh Neyshabouri, Suleyman Serdar Kozat
P2.24 Classification of Regional Ionospheric Disturbance Based on Support Vector Machines (abstract | digest)
Merve Begüm Terzi, Orhan Arıkan
P2.25 Highly Efficient Hierarchical Online Nonlinear Regression Using Second Order Methods (abstract | digest)
Burak Cevat Civek, Süleyman Serdar Kozat
P2.26 Robust Adaptive Algorithms for Underwater Acoustic Channel Estimation and Their Performance Analysis (abstract | digest)
Dariush Kari, Iman Marivani and Suleyman Serdar Kozat
P2.27 Electret Manufacturing Techniques for Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer Applications (abstract | digest)
Zülkarneyn Şişman, Abdullah Atalar
P2.29 Ahmet Değirmenci, Abdullah Atalar
P2.29 Hasan Karaca, Abdullah Atalar
P2.30 Erdal Gönendik, Sinan Gezici

Afternoon Session II

Session A4: Communications

16:00 - 17:30 (EE - 01)
Session Chair: Mahdi Shakiba Herfeh
A4.1 A High-Throughput Energy-Efficient Implementation of Successive-CancellationDecoder for Polar Codes Using Combinational Logic (abstract | digest)
Onur Dizdar, Erdal Arıkan
A4.2 On Dynamic Quadratic Cheap Talk and Signaling Games (abstract | digest)
Serkan Sarıtaş, Serdar Yüksel, Sinan Gezici
A4.3 Irregular Repetition Slotted ALOHA with Energy Harvesting Nodes (abstract | digest)
Umut Demirhan, Tolga Mete Duman
A4.4 The Application of Game Theory to Wireless Localization (abstract | digest)
Ahmet Dündar Sezer, Sinan Gezici
A4.5 Precoder Design for MIMO Wiretap Channels with Discrete Signaling under Different CSIT Assumptions (abstract | digest)
Sina Rezaei Aghdam, Tolga M. Duman
A4.6 Code Design for Discrete Memoryless Interference Channels (abstract | digest)
Mehdi Dabirnia, A. Korhan Tanc, Shahrouz Sharifi, Tolga M. Duman

Session B4: Biomedical Engineering & Signal Processing

16:00 - 17:30 (EE - 04)
Session Chair: Özgür Yılmaz
B4.1 Image Quality at Human Safety Limits of Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) (abstract | digest)
Ecem Bozkurt, Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
B4.2 Spinal Health ASsessment by Using Spinal SOunds and MFCC Feature Extraction Method (abstract | digest)
Mustafa Arda Ahi, Enis Çetin
B4.3 Iterative DC Shift Image Reconstruction for Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) (abstract | digest)
Damla Sarıca, Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
B4.4 Classification of Hematoxylin and Eosin Images Using Local Binary Patterns and 1-D SIFT Algorithm (abstract | digest)
Oğuzhan Oğuz, A.Enis Çetin
B4.5 Effect of Excitation Frequency Choice on Inversion in MR Elastography (abstract | digest)
Cemre Arıyürek, Safa Özdemir, Bilal Taşdelen, Arif Sanlı Ergün, Yusuf Ziya İder, Ergin Atalar
B4.6 A novel approach for Multiplication-Free Neural Networks (abstract | digest)
Maen Mallah, Enis Cetin

Session C4: Electronics & Electromagnetics

16:00 - 17:30 (EE - 05)
Session Chair: Ehsan Kazemivalipour
C4.1 Potential Integral Equation Method for Solving Scattering Problems at Very Low Frequencies (abstract | digest)
Bahram Khalichi, Ozgur S. Ergul, and Vakur B. Erturk
C4.2 Multiple-Mode Rectangular Cavity Filters (abstract | digest)
Ceyhun Kelleci, Abdullah Atalar
C4.3 A wireless metamaterial-inspired passive rotation sensing system to use in structural health monitoring (abstract | digest)
Ali Maleki Gargari, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Ozgür Kurc, Ayhan Altintas, Vakur B. Ertürk
C4.4 Distributively loaded flexible sub-cm resonator as CNR improvement device for MRI (abstract | digest)
Sayim Gokyar, Akbar Alipour, Ergin Atalar, H. Volkan Demir
C4.5 Optimal Receiving Electronics Design for High Frequency CMUT Arrays (abstract | digest)
Cem Bülbül, Yavuz Kansu, Cem Bülbül
C4.6 Mixed-Precision Arithmetic for Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm (abstract | digest)
Mert Kalfa, Özgür Ergül, Vakur B. Ertürk