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Task-Dependent Warping of Semantic Representations During Search for Visual Action Categories

  Mo Shahdloo, Emin Çelik, Burcu A. Ürgen, Jack L. Gallant and Tolga Çukur have published a new article titled ”Task-Dependent Warping of Semantic Representations During Search for Visual Action Categories”. From Dr. Tolga Çukur: ”In this collaborative effort with Burcu Ayşen Ürgen, PhD, we report the first evidence for a dynamic attentional mechanism during visual search for action categories, […]

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Named-entity recognition in Turkish legal texts

KocLab’s work on legal named-entity recognition (legal-NER) for Turkish texts is now out at Natural Language Engineering! Computational law, mostly based on natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning, has recently gained significant interest due to the technological improvements, abundance of legal texts, and increasing demand from legal professionals for technology. Computational law is an […]

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The Effects of Respiratory Muscle Training on Resting-State Brain Activity and Thoracic Mobility in Healthy Subjects: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) is an effective intervention for improving breath perception. The results of this study showed that IMT enhanced respiratory muscle strength and caused significant brain changes in the DMN and insula networks assessed by RS-fMRI in healthy subjects.   figure1:(Above) DMN activation maps are shown (in neurologic convention) in groups separately before […]

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Horizon Europe Twinning Project Support to UMRAM

UMRAM of Bilkent University will coordinate a Horizon Europe Twinning project with partners in Germany and the UK. The Horizon Europe project proposal entitled “Twinning of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Institutes” with the acronym “MRITwins” successfully passed the evaluation phase with an almost perfect 14.5/15 score. It was chosen to be funded with a total […]

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2022 Serhat Özyar Young Scientist of the Year Award: Mustafa Ütkür

Dr. Mustafa Ütkür, who completed his Ph.D. thesis studies at National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (UMRAM), received the 2022 Serhat Özyar Young Scientist of the Year Award. Dr. Mustafa Ütkür has received the award for his 2021 Ph.D. thesis entitled “Cancer Imaging and Treatment Monitoring with Color Magnetic Particle Imaging” under the supervision of Assoc. […]

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