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Department of Computer Engineering


Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü

Ayazaga Kampusu


Istanbul 34469, Turkey


office no.: 4308

phone: +90 212 285 3591

fax     : +90 212 285 3679





Research Interests:

- Data Compression.              

- Image, Video, Multimedia Coding and Processing.


Selected Publications :

o  Ulug Bayazit, “Adaptive Spectral Transform for Wavelet Based Color Image Compression,” to appear in IEEE Trans. Circuits&Systems for Video Tech. vol. 21, no. 7, 983-992, July 2011 (pdf)

o  Ulug Bayazit, Umut Konur, Hasan F. Ates, "3-D Mesh Geometry Compression with Set Partitioning in the Spectral Domain," IEEE Trans. Circuits&Systems for Video Tech., vol. 20, no. 2, 179-188,  February 2010. (pdf)

o  Ulug Bayazit, Ozgur Orcay, Umut Konur, Fikret S. Gurgen, "Predictive Vector Quantization of 3-D Mesh Geometry by Representation of Vertices in Local Coordinate Systems," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 18, no. 4, 341-353, August 2007 (pdf)

o  Ulug Bayazit, "Significance map pruning and other enhancements to SPIHT Image Coding Algorithm," EURASIP Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 18 pp. 769-785,  October 2003.(pdf)

o  Ulug Bayazit, "Classification based macroblock layer rate control for low delay transmission of H.263 video," Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol.12, pp. 499-510, July 2003.(pdf)

o  Ulug Bayazit, "Postprocessing of decoded color images by adaptive linear filtering," EURASIP Signal Processing: Image Communication vol. 18 pp.91-101, Feb. 2003.(pdf)

o  Ozgur Ozfidan, Ulug Bayazit, Hakan A. Cirpan, "Cluster Based Sensor Scheduling in a Target Tracking Application with Particle Filtering," 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, June 4-7 2007 (pdf).

o  Ulug Bayazit, "Linear filtering of image subbands for low complexity postprocessing of decoded color images," Proc. of IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging '05, Image and Video Communications and Processing III, San Jose, California, January 2005.(pdf)

Teaching Activities : 

- BLG538E Data Compression  (Spring 2013)

- MAT271E Probability and Statistics (Spring 2013)

- ISE306 Computer Networks (Spring 2013)

- KOM 505E Probability and Stochastic Processes (Fall 2013)

- MAT 281E Linear Algebra and Applications (Fall 2013)
- BLG 443E Discrete Event Simulation (Fall 2010)

- BLG433 Bilgisayar Haberleşmesi. (Fall 2008)

- TEL366 Haberleşme Temelleri ve Sistem (Spring 2010)

Education :

Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
Degree Awarded: Ph.D.
Field: Electrical Engineering.
Year: 1996

Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
Degree Awarded: MS.
Field: Mathematics.
Year: 1995

Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Degree Awarded: MS.
Field: Electrical Engineering.
Year: 1993

Institution: Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Degree Awarded: BS.
Field: Electrical Engineering.
Year: 1991

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