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Mr Samet Akcay

Postgraduate Student in the Department of Computer Science
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41736
Room number: E289

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Samet Akcay is a third year Ph.D. Student in the Department of Computer Science at Durham University, UK. He received his MSc degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University, USA. His primary research interests are real-time image classification/detection, anomaly detection, unsupervised feature learning via deep/machine learning algorithms.


  • PhD - Durham University, UK, 2015 - 2019 (Expected)
  • MSc - Penn State University, US, 2013-2015
  • BSc - Gazi University, TR, 2007-2011

Research Interests

  • Real Time Object Detection
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision

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