Perceptual Intelligence Laboratory (PILAB)



Contact Information: 

Bogazici University Department of Computer Engineering P.K. 2 TR-34342 Bebek, Istanbul - TURKEY

+90 212 359 7183 +90 212 359 5400 #7183


+90 212 287 2461

Research Interests: 

Computer Vision and Image Processing Group

Directors: Prof. Lale Akarun, Assist. Prof. Albert Ali Salah

Research Interests

Face Recognition

Face Detection

Gesture Recognition

Sign Language Recognition

Omnidirectional Vision

3D Stereo Vision

Color Quantization and Dithering

Human Motion Understanding

Statistical Inference Group

Director: Assoc. Prof. A. Taylan Cemgil

Research Interests

Bayesian statistics, Machine Learning, Time Series Analysis, Scientific Computation

Audio and Music Modelling, Processing, Restoration, Separation, Transcription

Statistical analysis of Networks, Matrix and Tensor Decompositions

Control and Reinforcement Learning

Machine Learning Group

Director: Prof. Ethem Alpaydin

Research Interests

Classifier Combination

Decision Trees

Neural Networks

Handwritten Digit Recognition

Design of Experiments

Statistical Evaluation of Classifiers

Support Vector Machines

Kernel Methods

Speech Processing Group

Director: Prof. Fikret Gurgen

Research Interests

Speech recognition

Speaker recognition

Medical Data Analysis and Decision Applications

Fingerprint Identification

Multimedia Speech Coding


There are four research groups in PILAB. Image Processing and Computer Vision Group, Machine Learning Group, Statistical Inference Group and Speech Processing Group. Detailed information about research and publications of these groups can be found in the research and publications links.

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Department of Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University,
34342 Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Phone: +90 212 359 45 23/24
  • Fax: +90 212 2872461

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