Asst. Prof. AHMET BAŞTUĞ


Mühendislik ve Doğa Bilimleri Fakültesi, Bilgisayar Mühendisliği


Research Areas: Communication Engineering, Control and System Engineering, Robotics and Mechatronics Systems, Signal Processing, algorithms, Computer Vision, Equipment, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Learning and Pattern Recognition, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Metrics

Publication

18

Citation (Scopus)

42

H-Index (Scopus)

3

Project

3

Intellectual Property

20

Open Access

2

Biography

Expert or Highly Knowledgeable/Talented System Architect & Technical Leader in the following contexts:

STATISTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
- Positioning&Tracking Sensor Fusion Applications (in particular GPS and Visual Odometry)
- GPS Jamming & Interference Suppression
- Adaptive Filtering (LMS algorithm in depth for equalization and inverse filtering problems)
- Detection and Estimation Theories (Least Squares, Wiener Filtering, Linear Prediction, ML Estimation, Kalman Filtering Variants, EM Algorithm, Sequential Bayesian Filtering, Particle Filtering, HMM,etc)
- Applied Maths (Matrix Theory/Numerical Solutions)
SPECTROSCOPY (Laser Absorption, QCL/QEPAS DSP)
VIDEO AND IMAGE PROCESSING (Computer Vision)
- Video Analytics & Video Management (Surveillance, Retail, Security,...)
- Machine Vision (Industrial Inspection)
- Video Encoding &Decoding IP Design (H264/HEVC)
- Machine Learning (Random Forests, Ensemble Techniques, Bagging, Boosting, Deep Learning Frameworks)
PROGRAMMING (C/C++, Python, Matlab&Simulink, JavaScript, HTML, Comsol Multiphysics)
HETEROGENEOUS(CPU+GPU) & EMBEDDED COMPUTING WITH OPENCL/CUDA/ARM
FPGA & ASIC DESIGN
- VHDL/Verilog Coding &Simulation
- RTL Synthesis
- Static Timing Analysis, DFT
WIRELESS (MOBILE) COMMUNICATIONS (PhD Topics)
- CDMA Systems (3G, HSDPA)
- OFDM Systems (WIFI, WIMAX, LTE)
- Channel Estimation, Equalization, Multiuser Detection, Diversity, Multiplexing, Beamforming, etc
- Information/Communication Theory and Channel Encoding/Decoding
RADAR DSP (CW/Pulsed Systems)
STEGANOGRAPHY AND WATERMARKING (MSc Thesis Topic)
LINUX (Debian Systems)
OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Education Information

2002 - 2006

2002 - 2006

Doctorate

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, EURECOM Institute, Electronics and Communications, France

2000 - 2002

2000 - 2002

Postgraduate

Bogazici University, Instıtute Of Scıence, Electrics and Electronics Engineering, Turkey

1994 - 1999

1994 - 1999

Undergraduate

Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Electrical And Electronics Engineering, Turkey

Dissertations

2007

2007

Doctorate

Advanced receivers for high speed downlink packet access in UMTS Creative Commons License

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, EURECOM Institute, Electronics and Communications

2002

2002

Postgraduate

WATERMARKING CAPACITY IMPROVEMENT BY LOW DENSITY PARITY CHECK CODES Creative Commons License

Bogazici University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Electrıcal And Electronıcs Engıneerıng

Foreign Languages

B1 Intermediate

B1 Intermediate

French

C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced

English

A1 Beginner

A1 Beginner

Italian

Certificates, Courses and Trainings

2019

2019

TTGV Sağlık Teknolojilerinde Müşteri ve İş Geliştirme Programı

Health&Medicine

TTGV (Türkiye Teknoloji Geliştirme Vakfı)

2005

2005

The 25th European Meeting of Statisticians & The European Young Statisticians Training Camp

Vocational Training

Oslo University

1999

1999

Several Trainings on VHDL, Digital Design, ASIC Synthesis, Static Timing Analysis

Vocational Course

Various International Training Organizations

1999

1999

Various trainings about time management, project management, team work, etc.

Personal Evolution

Several National Training Companies

1999

1999

Cypress FPGA Training

Vocational Training

CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR

Research Areas

Communication Engineering

Control and System Engineering

Robotics and Mechatronics Systems

Signal Processing

algorithms

Computer Vision

Equipment

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Learning and Pattern Recognition

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Academic Titles / Tasks

2022 - Continues

2022 - Continues

Assistant Professor

Kütahya Health Sciences University, Mühendislik ve Doğa Bilimleri Fakültesi, Bilgisayar Mühendisliği

2015 - 2016

2015 - 2016

Lecturer PhD

Ozyegin University, Faculty Of Engıneerıng, Department Of Electrıcal And Electronıcs Engıneerıng

2002 - 2006

2002 - 2006

Research Assistant

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, EURECOM, Electronics and Communications

Non Academic Experience

2014 - Continues

2014 - Continues

Founder

Technology Development Zone, Video Analitik Bilişim Teknolojileri, R&D

2014 - Continues

2014 - Continues

Şirket Sahibi

Video Analitik Bilişim Teknolojileri

2020 - 2021

2020 - 2021

Director of Software and Algorithms

Company, Mulberry Sensors, R&D

2017 - 2019

2017 - 2019

Algorithm Development Consultant

Company, Analog Devices, R&D

2016 - 2016

2016 - 2016

Proje Çalışanı

NETAŞ

2006 - 2013

2006 - 2013

Principal Architect / Research Fellow

Business Establishment Private, VESTEK (VESTEL TEKNOLOJİ), R&D

2006 - 2013

2006 - 2013

Sistem Mimarı

VESTEL Teknoloji

2006 - 2007

2006 - 2007

Mobile Communications Consultant

Company, ArrayComm, R&D

2003 - 2006

2003 - 2006

UMTS Algorithm Development Engineer & Institutional Consultant

Company, Philips/NXP Semiconductors, R&D

2003 - 2006

2003 - 2006

Algoritma Geliştirme Mühendisi

Philips Semiconductors

2002 - 2002

2002 - 2002

Çip Tasarım Mühendisi

ST Microelectronics

1999 - 2002

1999 - 2002

ASIC Design Engineer

Company, ST Microelectronics , R&D

1999 - 2002

1999 - 2002

Çip Tasarım Mühendisi

Alcatel Microelectronics

Courses

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Digital Design

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Discrete Mathematics

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Probability and Statistics

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Industry 4.0: IIoT and Automation

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Introduction to Computer Science

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Sayısal Sistemler

Published journal articles indexed by SCI, SSCI, and AHCI

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2013

2013

TV-Content dependent LED illumination

BAŞTUĞ A., Şahin F., Çömlekçi C., Dönmez F., UĞURDAĞ H. F.

International Workshop On Solid State Lighting Technologies and Research, 3 - 05 August 2013

2011

2011

Occlusion adaptive frame rate up-conversion

Özkalayci B., ALATAN A. A., Baştuǧ A.

1st IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - Berlin, ICCE-Berlin 2011, Berlin, Germany, 6 - 08 September 2011, pp.165-167 identifier

2009

2009

Adaptive equalization at hsdpa symbol level

Baştuǧ A., Ancora A., Slock D. T.

2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC 2009, Dresden, Germany, 14 - 18 June 2009 identifier

2006

2006

Optimization of combined chip and symbol level equalization for downlink WCDMA reception

Baştuǧ A., Slock D. T. M.

2006 IEEE 7th Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, SPAWC, Cannes, France, 2 - 05 July 2006 identifier

2005

2005

Common and Dedicated Pilot-Based Channel Estimates Combining and Kalman Filtering for WCDMA Terminals

BAŞTUĞ A., Slock D., Montalbano G.

Thirty-Ninth Asilomar Conference onSignals, Systems and Computers, 2005., 30 October 2005

2006

2006

Adaptive chip level equalization for HSDPA

Baştuǧ A., Sesia S., Slock D. T. M.

2006 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2006, İstanbul, Turkey, 11 - 15 July 2006, vol.7, pp.3064-3069 identifier

2005

2005

Generalized pilot assisted channel estimation for WCDMA

Baştuǧ A., Montalbano G., Slock D.

13th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2005, Antalya, Turkey, 4 - 08 September 2005 identifier

2005

2005

A macroanalysis of hsdpa receiver models

Baştuǧ A., Slock D. T. M.

2005 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2005: Broadband Wirelss for the Masses - Ready for Take-off, New Orleans, LA, United States Of America, 13 - 17 March 2005, vol.1, pp.380-385 identifier

2004

2004

Multistage estimation of time-varying wireless channel parameters Zamanla Deǧişen Mobil Kanal Parametrelerinin Çok Aşamali Kestirimi

Baştuǧ A., Slock D. T. M.

Proceedings of the IEEE 12th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2004, Kusadasi, Turkey, 28 - 30 April 2004, pp.204-207 identifier

2004

2004

Optimization issues in combined chip and symbol level equalization for downlink WCDMA receivers

Baştuǧ A., Slock D. T.

Conference Record of the Thirty-Eighth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, United States Of America, 7 - 10 November 2004, vol.1, pp.893-897 identifier

2004

2004

Chip rate and symbol rate MMSE functionalities for CDMA receivers CDMA Ahcilarma Uyarlanabilecek Çip ve Sembol Seviyeli MMSE İşlevsellikleri

Baştuǧ A.

Proceedings of the IEEE 12th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2004, Kusadasi, Turkey, 28 - 30 April 2004, pp.395-398 identifier

2004

2004

Polynomial expansion WCDMA receivers refined by local MMSE functionalities Yerel MMSE İşlemleriyle İyileştirilmiş Polinom Açilimli WCDMA Alici Yapilari

Baştuǧ A., Slock D. T. M.

Proceedings of the IEEE 12th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2004, Kusadasi, Turkey, 28 - 30 April 2004, pp.387-390 identifier

2003

2003

Interference cancelling receivers with global MMSE-ZF structure and local MMSE operations

Baştug̃ A., Slock D. T.

Conference Record of the Thirty-Seventh Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, United States Of America, 9 - 12 November 2003, vol.1, pp.968-972 identifier

2003

2003

Structured interference cancellation at a WCDMA terminal

Baştuǧ A., Slock D. T.

7th International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, ISSPA 2003, Paris, France, 1 - 04 July 2003, vol.1, pp.505-508 identifier

Books & Book Chapters

2011

2011

Interference Cancellation in HSDPA Terminals

BAŞTUĞ A., Ghaurı I., Slock D.

in: HSDPA Handbook, Borko Furht, Syed A. Ahson, Editor, CRC Press, pp.111-172, 2011

Patent

2019

2019

Method and apparatus for adjusting motion fields in a memory - access efficient way to frame interpolation frameworks

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2285092B1 , Standard Registration

2017

2017

Method and device for determining a depth image (Different patent with the same name)

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2677496B1 , Standard Registration

2016

2016

Channel estimation using common and dedicated pilots

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US9240909B2 , Standard Registration

2016

2016

Background motion estimate based halo reduction

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2237559B1 , Standard Registration

2016

2016

A method for camera motion estimation resistant to foreground motion dominance

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2362638B1 , Standard Registration

2015

2015

Method and apparatus for generating a depth map and 3d video

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2525324B1 , Standard Registration

2015

2015

Film mode detection through optimal successive mode elimination

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2265010B1 , Standard Registration

2015

2015

Method and device for determining a depth image

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2680224B1 , Standard Registration

2014

2014

Adaptive depth offset calculation for an image

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2658265B1 , Standard Registration

2013

2013

Receiver with chip-level equalisation

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US8385398B2 , Standard Registration

2013

2013

Motion estimation improvement method avoiding fake block matches

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2336973B1 , Standard Registration

2013

2013

Symbol-level adaptation method for equalizer coefficients, memory, equalizer and receiver for implementing the method

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US8462756B2 , Standard Registration

2012

2012

Symbol-level adaptation method, memory, equalizer and receiver for implementing this method

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US8208457B2 , Standard Registration

2012

2012

Method and apparatus for generating a 3d image from a 2d image

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2509328B1 , Standard Registration

2012

2012

Method and apparatus for estimating noise variance

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US8295327B2 , Standard Registration

2012

2012

Determination of active spreading codes and their powers

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US8199793B2 , Standard Registration

2012

2012

Filter weight estimation device with update at HSDSCH symbol rate, for a symbol level equaliser

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: US8194726B2 , Standard Registration

2010

2010

Halo reducing motion-compensated interpolation

Patent

Registered / Approved, The Invention Registration Number: EP2237560A1 , Standard Registration

2008

2008

Down-sampled impulse response channel estimation

Patent

Pending / Applied, The Invention Recourse Number: PCT/WO2008126055A2 , Standard Registration

2008

2008

M-QAM scaling factor estimation method and receiver using this method

Patent

Pending / Applied, The Invention Recourse Number: PCT/WO/2008/023296 , Standard Registration

Awards

December 2019

December 2019

Hit 250

Ttgv (Türkiye Teknoloji Geliştirme Vakfı)

August 2019

August 2019

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument 1 Awardee

European Commission

April 2004

April 2004

Best Paper Award

İeee (Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers)



Scholarships

2002 - 2006

2002 - 2006

Bourse Cifre PhD Scholarship

Official Institutions of Foreign Countries

1994 - 1999

1994 - 1999

BSc Scholarship (thx to ranking #1 in Eskişehir and among top 3 in Turkey in ÖYS-94 when only the exam scores are considered)

Special Institutions and Organizations

1994 - 1999

1994 - 1999

Full BSc scholarship (due to very high rankings in the national university entrance exams) good enough to cover all life expenses for 5 years

University

Jury Memberships

December-2022

December 2022

Committee Of Expert

Committee Of Expert - TEYDEB

March-2021

March 2021

Award

YENİLİKÇİLİK YARATICILIK ÖDÜLLERİ - TESİD (TÜRK ELEKTRONİK SANAYİCİLERİ DERNEĞİ)