Complex Systems Research Laboratory (SOSLAB)

Research Interests: 

  • Microbloging Systems
  • Social network analysis
  • Migration
  • Fame
  • Information spread
  • Big data issues


Haluk O. Bingöl
Suzan Üsküdarlı

Contact Information: 

Boğaziçi University North Campus 

BM 21 Bebek / İstanbul

Activities Organized:

·         AnnotatIST 2015

·         TSCS 2010

·         TWCS 2010  

    SosLab focuses on Complex Systems, such as social network analysis, migration, fame, information spread, and big data issues. One of our major focuses is on exploring microblogging systems. 

    The following is a map of locations and content related to responses to the violent murder of a young woman names Ozgecan Aslan.

    Map and tweet content of Twitter contributions related to Ozgecan Aslan murder.

    Selected Publications:

    1. Cetin, Uzay, and Haluk O. Bingol. "Attention competition with advertisement." Physical Review E 90.3 (2014): 032801.
    2. Dhulekar NOztan BYener BBingol HOIrim GAktekin B, et al. Graph-theoretic Analysis of Epileptic Seizures on Scalp EEG Recordings (link is external) [Internet]. In: Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics. New York, NY, USA: 2014. Available from: (link is external)
    3. Çetin, Uzay, and Haluk O. Bingol. "Iterated Prisoners Dilemma with limited attention." arXiv preprint arXiv:1405.0343 (2014).
    4. Kokciyan N., Turkay R., Uskudarli S., Yolum P., Bakır B., Acar B. Semantic Description of Liver CT Images: An Ontological Approach IEEE Journal of Biomedical & Health Informatics (2013).
    5. Kökciyan, Nadin, et al. "Bounce: Sentiment classification in Twitter using rich feature sets." Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (* SEM). Vol. 2. 2013.
    6. Tasgin, Mursel, and Haluk O. Bingol. "Gossip on weighted networks." Advances in Complex Systems 15.supp01 (2012): 1250061.
    7. Dinesh, T. B., and Suzan Uskudarli. "A social web for another billion." Proceedings of M4D 2012 28-29 February 2012 New Delhi, India 28.29 (2012): 223.
    8. Celebi, H. Burak, and Suzan Uskudarli. "Content Based Microblogger Recommendation." Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT), 2012 International Conference on and 2012 International Confernece on Social Computing (SocialCom). IEEE, 2012.
    9. Degirmencioglu, E. A., and S. Uskudarli. "Exploring area-specific microblogger social networks." Proceedings of the WebSci10: Extending the Frontiers of Society On-Line, April (2010).
    10. Kalender, Murat, Jiangbo Dang, and Suzan Uskudarli. "UNIpedia: A unified ontological knowledge platform for semantic content tagging and search." Semantic Computing (ICSC), 2010 IEEE Fourth International Conference on. IEEE, 2010.
    11. Kalender, Murat, Jiangbo Dang, and Suzan Uskudarli. "Semantic tagprint-tagging and indexing content for semantic search and content management." Semantic Computing (ICSC), 2010 IEEE Fourth International Conference on. IEEE, 2010.
    12. Arzucan Ozgur, Burak Cetin, Haluk Bingol, Co-occurrence Network of Reuters News, IJMPC, , 19, 5, 1-14, 2008. arXiv:0712.2491v1
    13. Jose J. Ramasco, Muhittin Mungan, Inversion method for content-based networks, , PRE, 77, 036122, 2008. arXiv:0711.1128v1
    14. Tasgin, Mursel, Amac Herdagdelen, and Haluk Bingol. "Community detection in complex networks using genetic algorithms." arXiv preprint arXiv:0711.0491 (2007).

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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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