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  • Introduction: International educational exchanges and the promotion of peace and intercultural understanding 

    Mathews-Aydinli J. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
    With the rapid growth worldwide in numbers of people participating in international educational exchanges, the need to better understand the various roles such exchanges can play in social and political life also increases. ...
  • A would-be Turk: Louis XIV in Le Bourgeois gentilhomme 

    Hodson D. (2010)
    Despite the large number of references to diplomatic blunders by the French during Süleyman Aǧa's visit to Paris in 1669 and the charade-like character of much of Louis XIV's policies towards the Ottoman Empire during the ...
  • Use of intuitive tools to enhance student learning and user experience 

    Altin, R.; Bektik, M.; Ekşioǧlu, N.; Koray, C.; Öner Ö.C.; Sadetaş, M.; Şener H.; Şimşek, D.; Ma, C.-C.; Price, C.; Routh, C.R. (2009)
    Most user interfaces today present system functions by use of verbal or iconic symbols on static 2D menu pages organized in a hierarchical system [1]. This is unnatural to all human beings and must be learned, thus being ...
  • Keeping the pace in CS-1 through the use of CMS 

    Kültür, C. (2009)
    In this poster, it is aimed to share the experience of using course management systems (CMS) in a CS-1 course. The aim was to focus on the individual needs of students while learning programming. Creating a social online ...
  • Working across time zones in cross-cultural student teams 

    Altin, R.; Bektik, M.; Ekşioglu, N.; Koray, C.; Öner O.C.; Sadetaş, M.; Şener H.; Şimşek, D.; Ma, C.-C.; Price, C.; Routh, C. (2009)
    The ability to collaborate with fellow workers from different cultures on international projects is a key asset in today's job market . International projects add new dimensions to student teamwork. These types of projects ...
  • Fine arts perspective in user interface design 

    Kültür, C.; Veryeri Alaca I. (2009)
    In this poster, we first aim to explain an interdisciplinary approach and question an idea and attempt. Second, we aim to underline challenges and enablers of such an attempt. This idea can be briefly summarized as "inclusion ...
  • Assessment methods and how teachers and students view them in a computer science course at Uppsala University 

    Ezel, M.C. (2010)
    I have examined concepts of assessments and aimed to see differences between teachers and students opinions. I created a questionnaire and sent it to three groups in CS department at Uppsala University. These groups were ...
  • The effect of video tutorials on learning spreadsheets 

    Aydinol, A.B.; Gültekin Ö. (2010)
    In this study a video tutorial for spreadsheet use (Excel) will be prepared by two undergraduate students by using a recorder and applied on a group of students to understand how effective this kind of a tutorial is to ...
  • Advantage of using Web 2.0 applications in class 

    Aydinol, A.B.; Gültekin Ö. (2010)
    In this study the advantage of using Web 2.0 applications in terms of increasing student attention and enthusiasm will be emphasized by presenting the example of community service activities which were supported by the ...
  • Bilkent news portal: A personalizaba system with new event detection and tracking capabilities 

    Can F.; Kocberber, S.; Baglioglu O.; Kardas, S.; Ocalan H.C.; Uyar, E. (2008)
    [No abstract available]
  • Modified GDP through health cost analysis of air pollution: The cae of Turkey 

    Zaim, K.K. (1999)
    Economic growth and performance is monitored through the gross domestic product (GDP) of a nation. It has long been recognized that the traditionally computed GDP does not account for gains and losses observed due to the ...
  • The effect of keeping vocabulary notebooks on vocabulary acquisition 

    Walters J.; Bozkurt, N. (2009)
    Vocabulary notebooks are frequently advocated as a way for students to take control of their vocabulary learning (Fowle, 2002), with the added benefit of improvements in vocabulary learning (Schmitt and Schmitt, 1995; ...
  • The effect of uncertainty on learning in game-like environments 

    Ozcelik, E.; Cagiltay, N. E.; Ozcelik, N. S. (Elsevier, 2013-09)
    Considering the role of games for educational purposes, there has an increase in interest among educators in applying strategies used in popular games to create more engaging learning environments. Learning is more fun ...
  • Differential entropy analysis of the IDEA block cipher 

    Biryukov, A.; Nakahara, J.; Yildirim, H. M. (Elsevier, 2014-03-15)
    This paper describes a new cryptanalytic technique that combines differential cryptanalysis with Shannon entropy. We call it differential entropy (DE). The objective is to exploit the non-uniform distribution of output ...
  • The impact of software development companies on software engineers' responses to incomplete requirements 

    Albayrak, O.; Albayrak, D. (International Journal of Information Studies, 2009-10)
    It is commonly accepted that software requirements quality affects software product quality, and high-quality software products depend on complete requirements. With incomplete requirements, depending on the requirement ...
  • catcher: A software program to detect answer copying in multiple-choice tests based on nominal response model 

    Kalender, I. (SAGE Publications, 2012-08-16)
    catcher is a software program designed to compute the v index, a common statistical index for the identification of collusions (cheating) among examinees taking an educational or psychological test. It requires (a) ...
  • HandVR: a hand-gesture-based interface to a video retrieval system 

    Genc, S.; Bastan, M.; Gudukbay, U.; Atalay, V.; Ulusoy, O. (Springer London, 2014-01-01)
    Using one’s hands in human–computer interaction increases both the effectiveness of computer usage and the speed of interaction. One way of accomplishing this goal is to utilize computer vision techniques to develop ...
  • A genuinely polynomial primal simplex algorithm for the assignment problem 

    Akgul, M. (Elsevier, 1993-08-17)
    Akgil, M., A genuinely polynomial primal simplex algorithm for the assignment problem, Discrete Applied Mathematics 45 (1993) 93-l 15. We present a primal simplex algorithm that solves the assignment problem in :n(n+3)-4 ...
  • Novelty detection for topic tracking 

    Aksoy, C.; Can, F.; Kocberber, S. (John Wiley and Sons, 2011-12-06)
    Multisource web news portals provide various advantages such as richness in news content and an opportunity to follow developments from different perspectives. However, in such environments, news variety and quantity can ...
  • Adaptive routing on the new switch chip for IBM SP Systems 

    Abali, B.; Stunkel, C. B.; Herring, J.; Banikazemi, M.; Panda, D. K.; Aykanat, C.; Aydogan, Y. (Elsevier, 2001-09)
    The IBM RS 6000 SP is one of the most successful commercially available multicomputers. SP owes its success partially to the scalable, high bandwidth, low latency network. This paper describes the architecture of Switch2 ...

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