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Yücel SAYGIN
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Sabanci University
Orhanli, 34956, Tuzla, Istanbul, TURKEY

E-mail: ysaygin [at] sabanciuniv.edu
Web: http://people.sabanciuniv.edu/ysaygin/
Office: FENS 2081
Phone: +90 (216) 483 95 76
Secr: +90 (216) 483 95 00
Fax: +90 (216) 483 95 50

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Privacy preserving data mining
  • Ubiquitous knowledge discovery
  • Spatio-temporal data mining
ACADEMIC RECORD PUBLICATIONS

Theses
  • Yucel Saygin. Implementation of Nested Transactions for Concurrent Rule Execution in Active Databases. Bilkent University, Department of Computer Engineering, M.S. Thesis, Ankara, 1996.
  • Yucel Saygin. Active and Mobile Data Management Through Event History Mining. Bilkent University, Department of Computer Engineering, Ph.D. Thesis, Ankara, 2001.
Book Chapters
  • Yucel Saygin. Hoarding in Mobile Computing Environments. To appear in Handbook of Mobile Computing. CRC Press.
  • Yucel Saygin, Yuntong Wang, Arnolg Reisman. A Game Theoretic Approach to Value Information in Data Mining. Icm Millennium Lectures on Games, Springer Verlag, August 2003.
Book Review
  • Adnan Yazici & Roy George. Fuzzy Database Modeling. Springer-Verlag, 1999. Reviewed in Journal of Database Management Vol.9 No.4, 1998.
Journal Papers
  • Yucel Saygin, Arnold Reisman, YunTong Wang. Value Of Information Gained from Data Mining in the Context of Information Sharing. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (to appear).
  • Vassilios S. Verykios, Elisa Bertino, Loredana Parasiliti, Igor Nai Favino, Yucel Saygin, Yannis Theodoridis. State-of-the-Art in Privacy Preserving Data Mining. Sigmod Record Vol 33, No 1, 2004.
  • Vassilios S. Verykios, Ahmed Elmagarmid, Elisa Bertino, Yucel Saygin, Elena Dasseni. Association Rule Hiding. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Vol 16 No 4, 2004 .
  • Yucel Saygin, Vassilios S. Verykios, Chris Clifton. Using Unknowns to Prevent Discovery of Association Rules. SIGMOD Record Vol. 30 No. 4 December 2001.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy. Automated Construction of Fuzzy Event Sets and Its Application to Active Databases. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Vol.9 No.3, 2001.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy. Exploiting Data Mining Techniques for Broadcasting Data in Mobile Computing Environments. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Vol 14, No 6, 2002.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy, Adnan Yazici. Dealing with Fuzziness in Active Mobile Database Systems. Information Sciences, vol.120 No.1-4, 1999
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy, Sharma Chakravarthy. Concurrent Rule Execution in Active Databases. Information Systems, vol.23 No.1, 1998.
Refereed Conference and Workshop Papers
  • Stanley Oliveira, Osmar Zaiane, Yucel Saygin. Secure Association Rule Sharing. Proceedings of the 8th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. May, 2004, Sydney, Australia.
  • Yucel Saygin, Arnold Reisman, YunTong Wang. A Game Theoretic Approach to Value Information in Data Mining. In: H. Gao, L. A. Petrosjan, F. Shao, J. Xu, D. W. K. Yeung, V. V. Zakharov, N. A. Zenkevich, S. Zhang, and T. Zhang (eds.), Proceedings of International Congress of Mathematicians, Game Theory and Applications Satellite Conference, August 14-17, 2002, Qingdao, China, pp. 659-678.
  • Yucel Saygin, Vassilios S. Verykios, Ahmed Elmagarmid. Privacy Preserving Association Rule Mining. 9th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'98), Lecture Notes in computer Science, Springer Verlag. To appear in the Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Research Issues in Data Engineering (RIDE'2002), IEEE Computer Society Press.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy, Ahmed Elmagarmid. Association Rules For Supporting Hoarding in Mobile Computing Environments. Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Research Issues in Data Engineering (RIDE'2000), IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 28-37.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy. Involving Fuzzy Concepts in Active Mobile Databases. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'98), Lecture Notes in computer Science (Springer Verlag), 1998.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
  • TUBITAK, NATO A-2 Scholarship for visiting Purdue University for 5 months.
  • Visiting Scholar Grant from Purdue University, Indiana Center for Database Systems for 10 months.
  • Scholarship from Bilkent University for graduate study as a teaching/research assistant in the Computer Engineering Department, 1994-2001, including tuition, monthly stipend, accommodation, transportation and health expenses.
  • Scholarship from Bilkent University for undergraduate study, 1990-1994, including tuition and monthly stipend.
  • Rank of 12 in the First Part of the University Entrance Exam among more than one million candidates in 1989.
  • Technical and Scientific Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) second prize in Chemistry in year 1989.
  • Technical and Scientific Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) second prize in Mathematics in year 1989.