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Professor in the
Department of Computer Engineering
Bogaziçi University

Member of The Science Academy, Turkey

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Introduction to Machine Learning, 2e

The MIT Press, February 2010


ISBN-10: 0-262-01243-X
ISBN-13: 978-0-262-01243-0

Yapay Öğrenme

Turkish language edition, translated by the author

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, April 2011

ISBN: 978-6-054-23849-1


Introduction to Machine Learning

The MIT Press, October 2004

ISBN-10: 0-262-01211-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-262-01211-9 2010

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Maschinelles Lernen

German language edition, translated by Simone Linke

Oldenbourg Verlag, May 2008

ISBN-13: 978-3-486-58114-0

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Chinese language edition, translated by Ming Fan

Huazhang Press, June 2009

ISBN-13: 978-7-111-26524-5



Other Writing (in Turkish)


Past courses

Short Biography

Ethem ALPAYDIN received his BSc from Department of Computer Engineering of Bogazici University in 1987 and the degree of Docteur es Sciences from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in 1990. He did his postdoctoral work at the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley in 1991 and afterwards was appointed as Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering of Bogazici University. He was appointed as Associate Professor in 1996 and Professor in 2002 in the same department. As visiting researcher, he worked at Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT in 1994, International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley in 1997 and IDIAP, Switzerland in 1998. He was Fulbright Senior Scholar in 1997/1998 and received the Research Excellence Award from the Bogazici University Foundation in 1998 and 2008, the Young Scientist Award from the Turkish Academy of Sciences in 2001 and the Scientific Encouragement Award from the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council in 2002. His book Introduction to Machine Learning was published by The MIT Press in October 2004. Its German edition was published by Oldenbourg Verlag in May 2008, and Chinese edition was published by Huazhang Press in June 2009. Introduction to Machine Learning, second edition was published by The MIT Press in February 2010 and its Turkish edition was published by Bogazici University Press in April 2011. He is a Member of The Science Academy, Turkey, Senior Member of the IEEE, Editorial Board Member of The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press) and Associate Editor of Pattern Recognition (Elsevier).


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Phone: +90 (212) 359-6862
Fax: +90 (212) 287-2461
Postal address:
Ethem Alpaydin, Department of Computer Engineering, Bogazici University, TR-34342 Istanbul Turkey