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M. Furkan Kirac

  • Assist. Prof. Dr.
  • Instructor
  • Computer Science Department / Ozyegin University
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Research interests

Machine LearningComputer Vision


Furkan Kıraç received the B. Eng. degree on Mechanical Engineering in 2000 and M. Sci. degree on Systems and Control Engineering in 2002 from the Boğaziçi University. He is currently a PhD candidate in Computer Engineering Department of Boğaziçi University. Since 2000, he has been actively working on Computer Vision based software design. He has been the founder of a computer vision firm named Proksima which developed License Plate Recognition software. He has received a number of awards for his programming skills from TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). He is currently continuing his PhD research on “Human Motion Understanding” in Computer Engineering Department of Boğaziçi University, Turkey.


Co-authors (13)

Recent publications

  • VISOR: A fast image processing pipeline with scaling and translation invariance for test oracle automation of visual output systems

    • Kıraç M
    • Aktemur B
    • Sözer H
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  • Autotuning runtime specialization for sparse matrix-vector multiplication

    • Yilmaz B
    • Aktemur B
    • Garzarán M
    • et al.
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Professional experience


Computer Science Department / Ozyegin University

September 2013 - Present

Part-time Instructor

Ozyegin University

September 2012 - August 2013(a year)

Research Assistant

Bogazici Uni. Comp. Eng. Dept.

April 2009 - August 2013(4 years)


Proksima Bilgi Islem Yazilim San ve Tic Ltd Sti

July 2000 - April 2009(9 years)



Bogazici Uni. Comp. Eng. Dept.

Bogazici Uni. Systems and Control Eng.

September 2000 - June 2002(2 years)

Bogazici Uni. Mechanical Eng.

September 1996 - June 2000(4 years)