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Cüneyt F. BAZLAMAÇCI 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. 

 

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department 

Middle East Technical University 

06800 Ankara, Turkey 

Tel: +90 (312) 2102324 

Fax: +90 (312) 2102304 

E-mail: cuneytb@metu.edu.tr 

Office Location: EA-406 


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Research Interests

 

  • Communication and Computer Networks
  • Computer Systems Architecture and Hardware
  • Graph Algorithms and Applications

 

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Research Results

 

Patent

·         Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and Erdem, O. “Systolic array architecture for fast IP lookup” (1st triadic patent achieved under METU Technopolis portfolio)

o   European Patent No: EP2517420B1, Date of patent: March 19, 2014

o   USA Patent No: US 8,724624 B, Date of patent: May 13, 2014

o   Japanese Patent No: 5529976, Date of patent: April 25, 2014

Refereed Papers (in publication order)

·         (Conference) Tengilimoglu, B. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Partial reconfiguration on a real-time target detection and tracking system”, Proc. of the 22nd Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conf. (SIU 2014), Trabzon (Turkey), Karadeniz Technical University, 23-25 April 2014. (accepted for presentation and publication). (in Turkish)

·         (Journal) Çelik, C. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Evaluation of energy and buffer aware application mapping for networks-on-chip”, Microprocessors and Microsystems, 38/4, 325-336, (2014).

·         (Conference) Soltani, A. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “HyFI: Hybrid flow initiation in software defined networks”, Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS2014), Irbid (Jordan) 1-3 April 2014.

·         (Conference) Alizadeh, E. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Life-time sensitive weighted clustering algorithm on wireless sensor networks”, Proc. of the 3rd Int. Conf. on Sensor Networks (SENSORNETS 2014), Lisbon (Portugal) 41-51 (2014). 

·         (Journal) Çelik, C. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Energy and buffer aware application mapping for networks-on-chip with self similar traffic”, Journal of Systems Architecture, 59, 1364-1374, (2013).

·         (Conference) Yildirim, S. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “A true random number generator and test platform built in FPGA”, Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCTurkey2012), Ankara (Turkey) 262-267, TBGD (2012). 

·         (Journal) Erdem, O. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “High performance IP lookup engine with compact clustered trie search”, The Computer Journal, 55/12, 1447-1466, (2012).

·         (Journal) Say, F. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “A reconfigurable computing platform for real time embedded applications” Microprocessors and Microsystems, 36/1, 13-32, (2012).

·         (Conference) Çelik, C. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Effect of application mapping on network-on-chip performance”, Proc. of the 20th Euromicro Int. Conf. on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Computing (PDP 2012), Munich (Germany) 465-472, IEEE (2012).

·         (Conference) Uğurel, G., and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Context switching time and memory footprint comparison of Xilkernel and µC/OS-II on MicroBlaze”, Proc. of the 7th Int. Conf. on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO 2011), Bursa (Turkey), Vol.2, 62-65, (2011).

·         (Conference) Erdem, O., Hoang, L., Prasanna, V.K. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Hybrid data structure for IP lookup in virtual routers using FPGAs”, Proc. of the 22nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP’11), Santa Monica, California (USA), 95-102, IEEE (2011).

·         (Journal) Erdem, O. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Array design for trie-based IP lookup”, IEEE Communications Letters, 14/8, 773-775, (2010).

·         (Conference) Erdem, O. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “SRAM based systolic array architecture for fast IP lookup and matching”, Proc. of the 13th. Nat. Symp. on Electrical, Electronics, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, Ankara (Turkey), 173-178, EMO (2009). (in Turkish)

·         (Conference) Erdem, O. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “MIPS extension for a TCAM based parallel architecture for fast IP lookup”, Proc. of the 24th Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS'09), Güzelyurt (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus), 310-315, IEEE (2009).

·         (Conference) Kahraman, E., T.İpek, B.İyidir, C.F. Bazlamaçcı and S.Bilgen, “A domain engineering study towards developing a component based product line”, Proc. of the 4th Nat. Symp. on Software Engineering (UYMS’09), İstanbul (Turkey), 283-288, EMO (2009). (in Turkish)

·         (Journal) Cinel, S. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “A distributed heuristic algorithm for the rectilinear Steiner minimal tree problem” IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 27/11, 2083-2087 (2008).

·         (Journal) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and F. Say, “Minimum concave cost multicommodity network design,” Telecommunication Systems, 36/4, 181-203 (2007).

·         (Conference) Bayramoğlu, N.Y. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Recursive shortest spanning tree algorithms for image segmentation”, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conference on "Computer as a Tool" (EUROCON 2005), Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro), 979-982, IEEE Press (2005).

·         (Conference) Çelik, C. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Performance analysis of reliable multicast protocols”, Proc. of the 20th Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS'05), İstanbul (Turkey), Advances in Computer Science and Engineering: Reports – Vol. 1: New Trends in Computer Networks, ed. T.Tugcu, et. al., 319-328, Imperial College Press, London, UK (2005).

·         (Conference) Öztürk, E.A. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Fairness in differentiated services architecture”, Proc. of the 17th Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS XVII), ed. I. Çiçekli, et. al., Florida (USA), 264-268, CRC Press (2003).

·         (Conference) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and B. Karadeniz, “Lower bounds for the minimum span frequency assignment problem in cellular networks”, Proc. of the Electrical Electronics and Computer Engineering Symposium (ELECO'02), Bursa (Turkey), Electronics Volume: 252-256 TMMOB, Uludağ University, Istanbul Technical University, Tübitak (2002). (in Turkish)

·         (Conference) Önem (Ertem), D. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Minimum weight directed spanning tree problem with degree, hop and capacity constraints”, Proc. of the 16th Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS XVI), ed. S. Kuru, et. al., Antalya (Turkey), 429-436, Işık Üniversitesi, 2001.

·         (Journal) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “Minimum-weight spanning tree algorithms: a survey and empirical study”, Computers & Operations Research, 28/8, 767-785 (2001).

·         (Conference) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “An empirical study of minimum-weight spanning tree algorithms, classical and modern,” Proc. of the 14th Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS XIV), ed. M. Türksever, et. al., Kuşadası (Turkey), 370-380, Ege Üniversitesi, 1999.

·         (Conference) Bazlamaçcı, C.F., “Strategical information warfare and national information security”, Proc. of the 8th Electrical Electronics and Computer Engineering Symposium, Gaziantep (Turkey), Vol. I, 1-4, Gaziantep University, EMO, Tübitak (1999). (in Turkish)

·         (Conference) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “A branch and bound algorithm for the capacitated minimal spanning tree problem using a directed-flow formulation,” Proc. of the 2nd Symp. on Computer Networks (BAS'97), ed. S. Bilgen and A. Özgit, Ankara (Turkey), 31-40, Middle East Technical University (1997).

·         (Conference) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “Verifying minimum spanning trees in linear time,” Proc. of the Annual Symp. on Operations Research (SOR'96), ed. U. Zimmerman et. al., Braunschweig (Germany), 139-144, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg (1997).

·         (Journal) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “Enhanced adjacent extreme point search and Tabu search for the minimum, concave-cost uncapacitated transshipment problem”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 47/9, 1150-1165 (1996).

·         (Conference) Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “A tabu search algorithm for concave cost transshipment problems,” Proc. of the 3rd IFIP WG-7.6 Working Conference on Optimization-based Computer-aided Modeling and Design, ed. J. Dolezal and J. Fidler, Prague (Czech Rep.) 94-101, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Rep. (1995).

·         (Conference) Güran, H., and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Performance of parallel FFT on a transputer based mesh architecture,” Proc. of the 7th Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS VII), ed. E. Gelenbe, et. al., Antalya (Turkey), 503-506, Universite Rene Descartes (1992).

·         (Conference) Ünal, E., C.F. Bazlamaçcı and H. Güran, “Investigation of transputer performance using transform coding of images and FFT methods”, Proc. of the Electrical Electronics and Computer Engineering Conference (BİLKON’91, Ankara (Turkey), 270-274, Bilkent University (1991). (in Turkish).

Other Publications and Presentations

·         Uğurel, G. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, "Sanal işlemci MicroBlaze üzerinde gerçek zamanlı işletim sistemleri karşılaştırması" Otomasyon, Sayı 236, sayfa 316-322, (2012), Bileşim Yayıncılık. 

·         Erdem, O., Hoang, L., Prasanna, V.K. and C.F. Bazlamaçcı, “Hybrid data structure for IP lookup in virtual routers using FPGAs”, 19th IEEE Int. Symp. on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2011) (poster session), Salt Lake City, Utah (USA), Abstract Volume p.253 (2011).

·         Bazlamaçcı, C.F. (editor) and Ş. Demir, Proc. of the 1st Symposium on Electrical Electronics and Computer Engineering Education, Middle East Technical University, EMO, Tübitak, Ankara (2003).

·         Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “Disaggregate local search for minimum concave-cost multi-commodity network design,” Proc. of the Annual Symp. on Operations Research (SOR'97), Jena (Germany), Abstract Volume p.46 (1997).

·         Bazlamaçcı, C.F. and K.S. Hindi, “A branch and bound algorithm for the capacitated minimal spanning tree problem using a directed formulation,” Proc. of the 16th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP'97), Lausanne (Switzerland), Abstract Volume p.43 (1997).

Theses

·         Bazlamacci, C.F., Optimised network design: minimum spanning trees and minimum concave-cost problems, PhD Thesis, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, England (1996).

·         Bazlamacci, C.F, A Fast Fourier Transform implementation and performance evaluation on a transputer based parallel computer system, M.Sc. Thesis, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (1991).


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Courses Offered

Undergraduate

  • BIL256 Data Communications
  • EE348 Introduction to Logic Design
  • EE312 Digital Electronics
  • EE441 Data Structures
  • EE447 Introduction to Microprocessors
  • EE444 Introduction to Computer Networks


Graduate

  • EE703 Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms
  • EE544 Algorithms and Computational Complexity
  • EE545 Switching and Automata Theory I
  • EE546 Switching and Automata Theory II


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Graduate Students

Current (in alphabetical order wrt. surname)

 

PhD

  • Hasan Tahsin Bilgic
  • Burak Kekec
  • Cagla Irmak Rumelili

 

MSc

  • Ali Ibrahim Bostancioglu
  • Orhun Efe
  • Tayfun Eylen
  • Huseyin Erdem Kazak
  • Gizem Kocalar
  • Ali Kozan
  • Dincer Ozcan
  • Cagatay Ozdemir
  • Fatih Sever
  • Nuri Baser Ustun
  • Ozan Yilmaz
  • Oguzhan Zilci

 

Previous (in graduation order)

 

PhD

·         Coskun Celik, PhD

    • Energy and loss aware application mapping for network-on-chips, February 2013.

·         Oguzhan Erdem, PhD

    • Parallel and pipelined architectures for high speed IP packet forwarding, September 2011.

·         Fatih Say, PhD

    • A reconfigurable computing platform for real time embedded applications, September 2011.

 

MSc

·         Huseyin Seckin Dikbayir, MSc

    • A hybrid resource allocation system for cloud computing, September 2014.

·         Mehmet Ufuk Buyuksahin, MSc

    • OpenCL implementation of Montgomery multiplication on FPGA, September 2014.

·         Bengisu Tengilimoglu, MSc

    • Partially reconfigurable FPGA implementation of a real-time system, June 2014.
  • Cenk Ozer, MSc
    • A dynamic memory manager or FPGA applications, June 2014.

·         Ahmad Soltani, MSc (from Informatics Institute, METU)

    • Flow initiation in software defined networking, February 2014.

·         Dilek Baysal, MSc

    • Trie-tree data structure for IP lookup in virtual routers, January 2014.

·         Elnaz Alizadeh Jarchlo, MSc (from Informatics Institute, METU)

    • Life-time sensitive weighted clustering algorithm on wireless sensor networks, September 2013.

·         Cagla Irmak Rumelili, MSc

    • Memory organization in pipelined hierarchical search structures for packet classification, June 2013.

·         Salih Yildirim, MSc

    • A true random number generator in FPGA for cryptographic applications, December 2012.

·         Gokhan Ugurel, MSc

    • Benchmarking of Xilkernel, FreeRTOS and µc/OS-II on the soft processor platform MicroBlaze, June 2012.

·         Akin Ozkaner, MSc

    • Prototype development and verification of an IP lookup engine on FPGA, February 2012.

·         Ismail Ozsel Kilinc, MSc

    • FPGA implementation of a network-on-chip, September 2011.

·         Mustafa Ilhan Akbas, MSc

    • Evaluation of core stateless guaranteed fair network architecture, September 2006.

·         Sertac Cinel, MSc

    • Sequential and parallel heuristic algorithms for the rectilinear Steiner tree problem, September 2006.
  • Fatih Say, MSc
    • Minimum concave cost multicommodity network design, September 2005.
  • Alper Bereketli, MSc
    • On QoS multicast routing routing protocols, September 2005.
  • Neslihan Yalcin Bayramoglu
    • Recursive shortest spanning tree algorithms for image segmentation, July 2005. 
  • Coskun Celik, MSc
    • Performance analysis of reliable multicast, December 2004.
  •  Gokhan Ozbilgin, MSc
    • Reroute sequence planning in multiprotocol label switching networks, December 2004.
  •  Bilal Ogunlu, MSc
    • Lifetime analysis for wireless sensor networks, August 2004.
  • Kerem Onal, MSc
    • Internet multicast congestion control, February 2004.
    • A soho router implementation on Motorola MCF5272 processor and UCLinux operating system, August 2003.
  • Turan Yeler, MSc
    • University course scheduling using a genetic algorithm, December 2002.
  • Huseyin Yilmaz, MSc
    • Traveling salesman problem: solution with branch and bound and data correction algorithms, December 2001.
  • Baris Karadeniz, MSc
    • Lower bounds for the minimum span frequency assignment problem in cellular networks, December 2001.
  • Erhan Asim Ozturk, MSc
    • Fairness in differentiated services architecture, December 2001.
  • Dilek Onem, MSc
    • Minimum weight directed spanning tree problem with degree, hop and capacity constraints, April 2001.

 

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Invitation to Research Students

Under my supervision, thesis topics in the following research areas can be studied leading to an MSc/PhD degree. Details are available on request from: cuneytb@metu.edu.tr

  1. Embedded systems
  2. Reconfigurable architectures
  3. Data networks and network protocols
  4. Parallel optimization algorithms
  5. Studies on variants of the minimum spanning tree problem (MST)
  6. Parallel and distributed graph algorithms (parallel MST, parallel shortest path, etc.)

 

The candidates who would like to carry on research on the above topics should have

  • a strong interest in HW/SW, algorithm design, networks, graphs, optimization and parallel computing, as appropriate,
  • a strong mathematical background,
  • sound knowledge in one of the high level programming languages.


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Short CV of Cuneyt F. Bazlamacci

Education

  • PhD in Computing, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), December 1996.
  • M.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, September 1991.
  • B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, July 1988.
  • High School Diploma, Ankara Atatürk Anadolu High School, 1984.

 

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (Mem. ACM)
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Mem. IEEE)
    • Member of the Computer Society
    • Member of the Communications Society
  • Member of the Operational Research Society (Mem. ORS)
  • Member of the Chamber of Electrical Engineers (EMO)

 

Employment

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