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Refereed Journals
  • Eda Bilici, Yücel Saygin Why Do People (Not) Like Me?: Mining Opinion Influencing Factors from Reviews. Expert Systems with Applications, October, 2016.
  • Rahim Dehkharghani, Yucel Saygin, Berrin Yanikoglu, Kemal Oflazer Sentiment Analysis in Turkish at Different Granularity Levels. Natural Language Engineering, accepted 2016.
  • Ismet Ozalp, Emre Gursoy, Mehmet Ercan Nergiz, Yücel Saygin Privacy Preserving Publishing of Hierarchical Data. ACM Transactions on Privacy, Vol.19 No: 3, 2016.
  • Emre Gursoy, Ali Inan, Mehmet Ercan Nergiz, Yücel Saygin Privacy Preserving Learning Analytics: Challenges and Techniques. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, accepted, 2016.
  • Rahim Dehkharghani, Yucel Saygin, Berrin Yanikoglu, Kemal Oflazer SentiTurkNet: a Turkish polarity lexicon for sentiment analysis. Language Resources and Evaluation, 1-19, 2015
  • Rahim Dehkharghani, Hanefi Mercan, Arsalan Javeed, Yücel Saygin Sentimental Causal Rule Discovery from Twitter. Expert Systems with Applications, accepted, 2014
  • A. Ercument Cicek, Ercan Nergiz, Yücel Saygin Ensuring Location Diversity in Privacy-Preserving Spatio-Temporal Data Publishing. VLDB Journal, accepted, 2013
  • Aysegul Caycı,Ernestina Menasalvas, Yücel Saygin, Santiago Eibe Self-configuring data mining for ubiquitous computing. Information Sciences, Vol. 246, 2013
  • Belal Amro,Yücel Saygin, Albert Levi Enhancing Privacy in Collaborative Traffic Monitoring systems Using Autonomous Location Update. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, accepted, 2013
  • Ahmed Abdalaal, Mehmet Ercan Nergiz, Yücel Saygin Privacy Preserving Publishing of Opinion Polls. Computers and Security, Vol 37, 2013
  • Acar Tamersoy, Grigorios Loukides, Mehmet Ercan Nergiz, Yücel Saygin, Bradley Malin Anonymization of Longitudinal Electronic Medical Records. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine Vol. 16 No: 3, 2012
  • Ercan Nergiz, Ercument Cicek, Thomas Pedersen, Yucel Saygin. A Look Ahead Approach to Secure Multi-party Protocols. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol 24. no: 7, 2012.
  • Ercan Nergiz, Acar Tamersoy, Yucel Saygin. Instant Anonymization. ACM Transactions on Database Systems, vol.36 no :1, 2011.
  • Murat Can Cobanoglu, Yucel Saygin, Ugur Sezerman. Classification of GPCRs Using Family Specific Motifs . IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, vol. 8 no:6, 2011.
  • Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Yucel Saygin. Suppressing Microdata to Prevent Classification-Based Inference . VLDB Journal, vol. 19. No. 3, 2010.
  • Can Yildizli, Thomas Pedersen, Yucel Saygin, Erkay Savas, Albert Levi. Distributed Privacy Preserving clustering via Homomorphic Secret Sharing and Its Application to (Vertically) Partitioned Spatio-temporal data. International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining, 7(1), 46-66, January-March 2011
  • Emre Kaplan, Thomas Pedersen, Erkay Savas, Yucel Saygin. Discovering Private Trajectories Using Background Information . Data & Knowledge Engineering, Accepted for publication, 2009. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.datak.2010.02.008)
  • Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Yucel Saygin. Recent progress in database privacy . Data & Knowledge Engineering Vol 68, Issue 11, November 2009.
  • Mehmet Ercan Nergiz, Maurizio Atzori, Yucel Saygin, Baris Guc. Towards Trajectory Anonymization: a Generalization-Based Approach. Transactions on Data Privacy, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009.
  • Sezin Karli, Yucel Saygin. Mining Periodic Patterns in Spatio-temporal Sequences at Different Time Granularities. Intelligent Data Analysis, Vol 13, No 2, 2009.
  • Francesco Bonchi, Bradley Malin, Yucel Saygin. Editorial: Recent Advances in Preserving Privacy When Data Mining. Data and Knowledge Engineering Journal.
  • Ali Inan, Selim Volkan Kaya, Yucel Saygin, Erkay Savas, Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Albert Levi. Privacy Preserving Clustering On Horizontally Partitioned Data. Data and Knowledge Engineering Journal, Vol.63,No.3,2007.
  • Aykut Unal, Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy. Processing Count Queries over Event Streams at Multiple Time Granularities. Information Sciences, Vol. 176, Issue 14, July 2006.
  • Yucel Saygin, Arnold Reisman, YunTong Wang. Value Of Information Gained from Data Mining in the Context of Information Sharing. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management vol. 51 No. 4, November 2004.
  • 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, 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, Vassilios S. Verykios, Chris Clifton. Using Unknowns to Prevent the 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, June 2001.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy, Adnan Yazici. Dealing with Fuzziness in Active Mobile Database Systems. Information Sciences, vol 120 No 1-4, December ,1999.
  • Yucel Saygin, Ozgur Ulusoy, Sharma Chakravarthy. Concurrent Rule Execution in Active Databases. Information Systems, vol.23 No.1, 1998.
Book Chapters
  • Yucel Saygin. Hoarding in Mobile Computing Environments. To appear in Handbook of Mobile Computing. CRC Press.
  • Yucel Saygin, Yuntong Wang, Arnold Reisman, A Game Theoretic Approach to Value Information in Data Mining. Icm Millennium Lectures on Games, Springer Verlag.
  • Yucel Saygin, Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Gokhan Tur. Sanitization and Anonymization of Document Repositories. IDEA Book on Web and Information Security. Editors: Elena Ferrari and Bhavani Thuraisingham, 2005.
  • Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Gokhan Tur, Yücel Saygin, and Min Tang. Document Sanitization in the Age of Data Mining. To appear in “Privacy and Identity: The Promise and Perils of a Technological Age”. Kluwer Publishing, 2005.
  • Yucel Saygin. Privacy and Confidentiality issues in Data Mining. Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining. Idea Group Publishing, 2005.
Refereed Conferences and Workshops
  • Ercan Nergiz, Maurizio Atzori, Yucel Saygin. Towards Trajectory Anonymization: a Generalization-Based Approach. Proceedings of ACM GIS Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS, November, 2008, Irvine, CA, USA
  • Emre Kaplan, Thomas Brochmann Pedersen, Erkay Savas, and Yucel Saygin. Privacy Risks in Trajectory Data Publishing: Reconstructing Private Trajectories from Continuous Properties. Proceedings of KES'08 Advanced Knowledge-based Systems, September, 2008, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Onur Evren Turgay, Thomas Brochmann Pedersen, Yucel Saygin, Erkay Savas and Albert Levi Disclosure Risks of Distance Preserving Data Transformations. Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM) July, 2008, Hong Kong, China
  • Mahir Can Doganay, Thomas Brochmann Pedersen, Yucel Saygin, Erkay Savas and Albert Levi.Distributed Privacy Preserving k-Means Clustering with Additive Secret Sharing. International Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in the Information Society (PAIS) March 29, 2008, Nantes (France)
  • T. B. Pedersen, E. Savas, Y. Saygin Secret Sharing vs. Encryption-based Techniques For Privacy Preserving Data Mining Joint UNECE/Eurostat Work Session on Statistical Disclosure Control, Manchester, December,2007
  • S. V. Kaya, T. B. Pedersen, E. Savas, Y. Saygin, Efficient Privacy Preserving Distributed Clustering Based on Secret Sharing, T. Washio et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of PAKDD 2007, LNAI 4819, pages 280-291, May 22-25, 2007, Nanjing, China.
  • Anna Cinzia Squicciarini, Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Elisa Bertino, Yucel Saygin. A Privacy Preserving Assertion Based Policy Language for Federation Systems. SACMAT 2007, France
  • Ali Inan, Yucel Saygin. Privacy Preserving Spatio-Temporal Clustering on Horizontally Partitioned Data. Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery, 8th International Conference, DaWaK 2006, Krakow, Poland, September 4-8, 2006, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4081 Springer, 2006
  • Ali Inan, Yucel Saygin, Erkay Savas, Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Albert Levi. Privacy Preserving Clustering on Horizontally Partitioned Data. Proceedings of the IEEE Intenational Workshop on Privacy Data Management , 2006.
  • Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Ali Inan, Yucel Saygin, Mehmet Keskinoz. Suppressing Data Sets to Prevent Discovery of Association Rules. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, 2005.
  • Ediz Saykol, Yucel Saygin, Aytul Ercil. A Web Service Platform for Web-Accessible Archaeological Databases. Proceedings of ISCIS 2005 (LNCS).
  • Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Yucel Saygin. Suppressing Microdata to Prevent Probabilistic Classification Based Inference. Proceedings of SDM 2005 (LNCS).
  • Ayca Azgin Hintoglu, Yucel Saygin, Salima Benbernou, Mohand Said Hacid. Privacy Preserving Data Mining Services on the Web. Proceedings of Trustbus 2005 (LNCS).
  • 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 (Springer LNAI, 3056, pages 74-85).
  • 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 RuleMining. 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 Tenth International Workshop on Research Issues in Data Engineering (RIDE'2000) IEEE Computer Society Press.
  • 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.
Book Review
  • Adnan Yazici and Roy George. Fuzzy Database Modeling. Springer-Verlag, 1999. Reviewed in Journal of Database Management Vol.9 No.4, 1998.