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(posted in May 2016)
Three-day eye tracking crash course at Prof. Giovanni Parodi’s Lab at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) , May 17-19, 2016, Valparaíso, Chile

(posted in February 2016)
Two course offers at METU Cognitive Science in Spring 2015-2016:
– Visual Cognition (syllabus)
– Artificial Intelligence for Cognitive Science (syllabus)

(posted in February 2016)
Two-day eye tracking crash course at William James Research Center – ISPA , Feb 10-11, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal

(posted in February 2016)
Public talk (in Turkish) at ODTU DAS 4 Dönem Arası Seminerleri , Feb 17-19, 2016, METU
– El terazi göz mizan: Çokkipli iletişim teknolojilerinde eğilimler

(posted in January 2016)
New publication:
Acarturk, C. & Ozcelik, E. (in press). Secondary Task Effects on Learning with Multimedia: An Investigation through Eye Movement Analysis. The Journal of Experimental Education.

(posted in January 2016)
Submissions are open for the International Symposium on Cyber Defence and Security (IS’CyDeS 2016), May 12-13, 2016, Istanbul Naval Museum, Turkey. The deadline for abstract submission is Mar 18, 2016.

(posted in January 2016)
Submissions are open for the International Workshop on Machine Learning for Understanding the Brain, June 28-29, 2016, Ankara, Turkey. The deadline for full paper submission is February 26, 2016.

(posted in December 2015)
A magazine article about the predictions of several authors for the next 50 years (in Turkish), 50 Yıl Sonra Neleri Unutacağız by Özlem Numanoğlu, Tempo Dergisi.

(posted in December 2015)
Below is the first demo version of IRIS gaze-speech interface, named IRINA by the IRIS team. The transparent circle is the gaze of the user.

(posted in December 2015)
A Youtube talk on reading (in Turkish).
Introducing the TUBITAK project TURead.

(posted in December 2015)
New publication:
Acartürk, C. (2015). Referring expressions in communication through line graphs: A comparative analysis of verbal descriptions. In D. Zeyrek, C. Sagin Simsek, U. Atas, J. Rehbein (Eds.) Ankara Papers in Turkish and Turkic Linguistics (pp. 306-315). Harrassowitz Verlag: Wiesbaden. (pdf)

(posted in December 2015)
The webpage of the Third International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Science (ISBCS) is online! It will be on May 8, 2016 in Istanbul, at Yeditepe University. We will be updating the webpage.

(posted in October 2015)
A radio talk on reading (in Turkish).
June 22, 2015 at TRT TSR Türkiye’nin Sesi Radyosu

(posted in October 2015)
Seminar talk at 3rd SUWMIAC – SUmmer Workshop Microsoft – ISCTE-IUL on Applied Computing
– Gaze-based Human Computer Interaction: Group Eye Tracking (GET) Platform

(posted in October 2015)
Our research group website TURead is online! Melda, thanks for the design.

(posted in September 2015)
Contribute to science!
We need participants in our experiments:

If you are an ODTU student and a native Turkish speaker, please contact here to participate in our experiments.

(posted in August 2015)
Colloquium talk at 25 Years of Cognitive Science in Hamburg
– Gaze-based Human Computer Interaction: Current Trends and Prospects

(posted in August 2015)
New team member @TURead TUBITAK 113K723: The Investigation of Cognitive Processes in Reading: Development of a Corpus of Turkish Reading Patterns for Eye Movement Control Modeling
Tuğçe Nur Bozkurt has joined the lab team as a master student.
Welcome Tuğçe!

(posted in July 2015)
Accepted for DEMO publication in The 17th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility: Exploring Synergies Between Gaze and Speech Interaction: A First Prototype (by Diogo Vieira, João Dinis Freitas, Cengiz Acartürk, António Teixeira, Luís Sousa, Samuel Silva, Sara Candeias and Miguel Sales Dias).