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Sinan Yıldırım

E-mail : sinanyildirimsabanciuniv.edu

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Areas of Interest :

Bayesian Statistics, Monte Carlo methods

Awards :

  • Travel grant - Fusion 2012 conference  2012
  • Smith-Knight & Rayleigh-Knight Prize (3rd best category) - University of Cambridge  2011
  • PhD scholarship - Cambridge Statistics Initiative  2009
  • PhD scholarship - MAN Group, UK  2009
  • Ranked 10th - National University Entrance Exam  2002

Publications :

Article
Tavakol Aghaei, Vahid and Onat, Ahmet and Yıldırım, Sinan (2018) "A Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm for Bayesian policy search", Systems Science and Control Engineering, Vol.6, No.1, 438-455 (ESCI)
Papers in Conference Proceedings
Erdil, Ertunç and Yıldırım, Sinan and Çetin, Müjdat and Taşdizen, Tolga, "MCMC shape sampling for image segmentation with nonparametric shape priors", 29th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2016, 411-419
Working Paper / Technical Report
Andrieu, Christophe and Doucet, Arnaud and Yıldırım, Sinan, "On the usefulness of asymmetric acceptance ratio Metropolis-Hastings update" 2015
Yıldırım, Sinan and Andrieu, Christophe and Doucet, Arnaud, "Efficient estimation of likelihood ratios in state-space models–application to scalable exact approximations of MCMCs" 2015
Before SU Publications:

Journals:

Bayesian tracking and parameter learning for non-linear multiple target tracking models, Lan Jiang, Sumeetpal S. Singh, Sinan Yıldırım, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2015

Parameter Estimation in Hidden Markov Models with Intractable Likelihoods Using Sequential Monte Carlo, S. Yıldırım, S. Singh, T. Dean, A. Jasra, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2015

Calibrating the Gaussian Multi-target Tracking Model, S.Yıldırım, L. Jiang, S. S. Singh, and T. A. Dean, Statistics and Computing, 2015

An Online Expectation-Maximisation Algorithm for Changepoint Models, S. Yıldırım, S. S. Singh, and A. Doucet, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2013

A Bayesian Deconvolution Approach for Receiver Function Analysis, S. Yıldırım, A. T. Cemgil, M. Aktar, Y. Özakın, and A. Ertüzün, IEEE Transactions in Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2010

Estimation of Time Varying AR SαS Processes using Gibbs Sampling, D. Gençağa, E. E. Kuruoğlu, A. Ertüzün, and S. Yıldırım, Signal Processing, 2008

Conference

A New Particle Filtering algorithm for Multiple Target Tracking with Non-linear Observations, L. Jiang, S. S. Singh, S.Yıldırım, 17’th International Conference on Information Fusion, 2014 (to appear)

A Monte Carlo Expectation Maximisation Algorithm for Parameter Estimation in Multiple Target Tracking, S. Yıldırım, L. Jiang, S. S. Singh, and T. Dean, 15’th International Conference on Information Fusion, 2012

An Online Expectation-Maximisation Algorithm for Nonnegative Matrix Factorisation Models, S. Yıldırım, A. T. Cemgil, and S. S. Singh, SYSID, 2012

A Hybrid Method for Deconvolution of Bernoulli-Gaussian Processes, S. Yıldırım, A. T. Cemgil, and A. Ertüzün, IEEE ICASSP, 2009

Theses

Maximum Likelihood Parameter Estimation in Time Series Models Using Sequential Monte Carlo, PhD Thesis, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge, UK, 2013

Bayesian Methods for Deconvolution of Sparse Processes, MSc Thesis , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Turkey, 2009