Fatma Kılınç-Karzan

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Assistant Professor of Operations Research

  • Middle East Technical University - B.S. - 2003
  • Middle East Technical University - M.S. - 2005
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Ph.D. - 2011
Areas of Expertise:
  • Operations Research
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Theory and algorithms for mathematical programming; Large-scale optimization and applications in compressed sensing; Decision making under uncertainty; Operations research applications.
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Published Papers: 
  • Business Analytics Assists Transitioning from Traditional Medicine to Telemedicine at Virtual Radiologic
    Interfaces, forthcoming 2014.
    (with: P. Basu, S. Kekre, E. Korpeoglu, Z. Kurtz)

  • Two-term Disjunctions for Conic Sets
    In Proceedings of the 17th Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO) Workshop, 2014.
    (with: S. Yildiz)

  • Saddle points and Accelerated Perceptron Algorithms
    In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2014.
    (with: A. Yu, J. Carbonell)

  • On a Unified View of Nullspace-Type Conditions for Recoveries Associated with General Sparsity Structures
    Linear Algebra and Its Applications (Special Issue on Sparse Approximate Solution of Linear Systems), 441, 2014; 124-151.
    (with: A. Juditsky, A. Nemirovski)

  • Randomized First Order Algorithms with Applications to $\ell_1$ Minimization
    Mathematical Programming 142, 2013; 269-310.
    (with: A. Juditsky, A. Nemirovski)

  • Accuracy Guaranties for $\ell_1$ Recovery of Block-sparse Signals
    Annals of Statistics 40(6), 2012; 3077-3107.
    (with: A. Juditsky, A. Nemirovski, B. Polyak)

  • On the Accuracy of $\ell_1$-filtering of Signals with Block-sparse Structure
    Proceedings of the 24th Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference, 2011; 1260-1268.
    (with: A. Juditsky, A. Nemirovski, B. Polyak)

  • On Low Rank Matrix Approximations with Applications to Synthesis Problem in Compressed Sensing
    SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications 32, 2011; 1019-1029.
    (with: A. Juditsky, A. Nemirovski)

  • Verifiable Conditions of $\ell_1$-recovery for Sparse Signals with Sign Restrictions
    Mathematical Programming 127(1), 2010; 89-122.
    (with: A. Juditsky, A. Nemirovski)

  • Information Based Branching Rules for Binary Mixed-Integer Programs
    Mathematical Programming Computation 1(4), 2009; 249-293.
    (with: G. Nemhauser, M. Savelsbergh)

  • Approximating the Stability Region for Binary Mixed-Integer Programs
    Operations Research Letters 37(4), 2009; 250-254.
    (with: A. Toriello, S. Ahmed, G. Nemhauser, M. Savelsbergh)

  • The Tool Transporter Movements Problem in Flexible Manufacturing Systems
    International Journal of Production Research 46, 2008; 3059-3084.
    (with: M. Azizoglu)

  • Berkman Faculty Development Grant for "Fundamentals of Mixed Integer Conic Optimization," Carnegie Mellon University - 2013-2014
  • 3rd prize for the INFORMS Case Competition (Minneapolis, MN) for the case study titled “Redesigning Pittsburgh Port Authority’s Bus Transit System - 2013
  • Faculty Giving Chair, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - 2012-2013
  • Wimmer Faculty Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University - 2012-2013
  • John Morris Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology - 2005-2008
  • Ranked 1st in the Industrial Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey - 2003
  • ISyE-Tennenbaum Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology - 2005-2011
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