Celal Ziftci

 

Born and raised in Turkey, I moved to the USA for graduate school.

I am a Software Engineer at Google working in the New York office.

My research interests lie in software testing, software analytics, program analysis, and applications of data mining and machine learning in these fields.

 

 


Fun Stuff

My GTAC'15 Talk I gave a talk during the Google Test Automation Conference 2015 titled:
"Statistical Data Sampling"
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My GTAC'14 Talk I gave a talk during the Google Test Automation Conference 2014 titled:
"Free Tests Are Better Than Free Bananas: Using Data Mining and Machine Learning To Automate
Real-Time Production Monitoring".
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My GTAC'13 Talk I gave a talk during the Google Test Automation Conference 2013 titled:
"Finding Culprits Automatically in Failing Builds - i.e. Who Broke the Build?".
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CitiSense Mobile Air Quality Sensing for Individuals and Communities.
I worked on this project for 4 years during my Ph.D.
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News articles about the project:
wallstreet journal » calit2.net » dailywireless.org »
redorbit.com » inhabitat.com » gizmag.com »
  
Cycore Using wireless sensing & information technologies to improve cancer treatments via clinical trials.
I worked on this project during the first year of my Ph.D.
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Oku 4.0 A reading tool for visually handicapped people to allow them read/edit/print a document,
browse the internet and send/receive email messages.
This was a research project funded by Microsoft Research (contract #2003-239).
I worked on this project during the last year of my undergraduate education.
Project page » Presentation of Oku »

Resume

My education and industry background is as follows:

Sep 2013 - Current       Software Engineer at Google, New York, NY, USA
Sep 2009 - May 2013       Ph.D. at the University of California at San Diego, Department of Computer Science, USA
Ph.D. Dissertation Title: Mining Test Cases To Improve Software Maintenance.
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012       Software Engineer intern at Google, New York, NY, USA.
Jun 2011 - Sep 2011 Software Engineer intern at Microsoft, Seattle, WA, USA.
Aug 2006 - Aug 2009 Morgan Stanley, New York, USA
Sep 2004 - Jun 2006 M.S. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Computer Science, USA
M.S. Thesis Title: A Comparison of Lane Detection Systems.
Sep 2000 - Jun 2004 B.S. at Bilkent University, Department of Computer Science, Turkey
B.S. Senior Project Title: Oku 4: A Tool for Visually Handicapped People.
Sep 1993 - Jun 2000 Icel Anatolian High School, Turkey


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Patents


Publications



  You can also check my Google Scholar page.

Contact

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