1 Dr. YILDIRAY YALMAN Associate Professor CONTACT INFORMATION Turgut Ozal University Computer Engineering Department TR Ankara, Turkey Phone: +90 (0) RESEARCH INTERESTS Digital image processing, image quality assessment, data hiding (steganography and watermarking) EDUCATION Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey September, 2010 Ph.D., Electronics and Computer Education Thesis Title: Design and Implementation of A Steganography Method based on Histogram Modification for Digital Images Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ismail Erturk Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey June, 2007 M.Sc., Electronics and Computer Education Thesis Title: Design and Implementation of Hidden Data Transfer within Digital Voice for Wireless Communications Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ismail Erturk Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey July, 2004 B.Sc., Electronics and Computer Education ACADEMIC POSITIONS Turgut Ozal University, Ankara Turkey Computer Engineering Department Associate Professor, October present Turgut Ozal University, Ankara, Turkey Computer Engineering Department Assistant Professor, June October 2013 Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education Technical High Schools, Istanbul, Turkey Government Official September June 2011
2 AWARDS Turgut Özal University Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award (2014, 2015) Certificate of Appreciation award at Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education, 2006, 2007, 2008, Ph.D. Scholarship award at The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), Kocaeli University Electronics and Computer Education Award 3rd, 2004 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Teaching, Turgut Ozal University BIL105 Introduction to Computer Engineering BIL111 Introduction to Programming BIL112 Object Oriented Programming EBM503 Digital Image Processing ABM506 Information Security EBM597 Multimedia Communication and Security PROJECTS Development of new full-reference and no-reference quality metrics for digital images based on human vision system, Principle Investigator, TL, TUBİTAK-3001, 115E651, Multiple object tracking in real-time surveillance video, TOU-BAP, Principle Investigator, TL, Dec Dec Multiple people tracking in an indoor environment using an UWB radar network, TOU-BAP, Researcher, TL, Dec Dec A new data hiding method for digital images, Kocaeli University - BAP, Researcher, 2009/44, TL, PUBLICATIONS Book: Yildiray Yalman, et al. Recent Advances in Steganography, (Chapter 4: Contemporary Approaches to The Histogram Modification Based Data Hiding Techniques ), InTech Open Access Publisher, pp , Yildiray Yalman, et al. Data Hiding, Beta Publishing, ISBN: , 2014 (in Turkish). Yildiray Yalman, et al. Current Threat: Cyber Crime, (Chapter: Information Security Risks and Information Assurance ), Seçkin Publishing, ISBN: , 2014 (in Turkish).
3 Journal Papers: Murat Yesilyurt, Yildiray Yalman, Ahmet T. Ozcerit, A robust watermarking method for Mpeg-4 based on Kurtosis, Computer Journal (Oxford University Press), vol. 58(7), pp , Yildiray Yalman, Histogram based perceptual quality assessment method for color images, Computer Standards & Interfaces, Elsevier, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp , November Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, Secret data embedding scheme modifying the frequency of occurrence of image brightness values, Sadhana Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Springer, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp , August Yildiray Yalman, Feyzi Akar, Cuneyt Bayilmis, A web-based digital analysis interface for image quality assessment, Imaging Science Journal, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp , March Yildiray Yalman, Feyzi Akar, A high capacity reversible data hiding method: HCRHide, Imaging Science Journal, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp , February Feyzi Akar, Yildiray Yalman, Huseyin S. Varol, Data hiding in digital images using a partial optimization technique based on classical LSB method, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, Vol. 21, pp , December Yildiray Yalman, Murat Yesilyurt, Information security threats and information assurance, TEM Journal - Technology, Education, Management, Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp , August Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, A new color image quality measure based on YUV transformation and PSNR for human vision system, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 22, pp , March Murat Yesilyurt, Yildiray Yalman, Ahmet T. Ozcerit, A new DCT based watermarking method using luminance component, Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Elektronika IR Elektrotechnika), Vol. 19, No. 4, pp , April Yildiray Yalman, A histogram based image quality index, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, Vol. 88, No. 7a, pp , July Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, A hidden data transfer system implementation within digital voice for wireless communications, Journal of Polytechnic, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp , December Murat Yesilyurt, Yildiray Yalman, A New Approach for Ensuring Cloud Computing Security: Using Data Hiding Methods, under review, Yildiray Yalman, A New Perceptual Image Quality Assessment Technique based on HSI Color Model, under review, 2015.
4 International Conference Papers: Coskun Aygün, Yildiray Yalman, M. Burak Guldogan, Human-face Detection and Tracking in Real-time Videos, 3rd International Symposium on Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Applications, November 4-6, pp., North Cyprus, Yuksel Arslan, Yildiray Yalman, Visual steganalysis of LSB-encoded audio data based on frequency domain characteristics, 6th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks (SINCONF'13), pp , Aksaray, Turkey, November Yildiray Yalman, Mehmet B. Guldogan, Ismet F. Sen, Contemporary approaches on no-reference image quality assessment methods: a comparative study, 9th International Conference on Electronics, Computer and Computation Tech. (ICECCO'2012), pp , Ankara, Turkey, 1 2 November Murat Yesilyurt, Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, Ahmet T. Ozcerit, A DCT based invisible watermarking application for compressed images, 8th International Conf. on Electronics and Computer Technologies (IKECCO'2011), pp , Kazakhstan, December Murat Yesilyurt, Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, Ahmet T. Ozcerit, Watermarking methods for digital images: a case study, 8th International Conf. on Electronics and Computer Technologies (IKECCO'2011), pp , Kazakhstan, December Yildiray Yalman, Feyzi Akar, Ismail Erturk, An image interpolation based reversible data hiding method using r weighted coding, IEEE 13th Int. Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE 2010), pp , Hong Kong, China, December Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, Comb effect: distorting effect of data hiding algorithms on image histograms, 4th International Computer And Instructional Technologies Symposium (ICITS 10), Konya, Turkey, pp , September Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, Alper Karahan, Software design and implementation for revealing digital stego images, 4th International Computer And Instructional Technologies Symposium (ICITS 10), Konya, Turkey, pp , September Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, The effects of using simulation on learning in a computer aided teaching environment, 4th International Computer and Instructional Technologies Symposium (ICITS 09), Trabzon, Turkey, pp , 7 9 October Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, A new histogram modification based robust image data hiding technique, IEEE 24th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 09), pp , Northern Cyprus, September 2009.
5 National Conference Papers: Erkan Yilmaz, Yildiray Yalman, A New Approach for Data Hiding: Use of Paravane Cover Image, Academic IT Conferences, Eskisehir, Turkey, pp , 5 6 February Murat Yeşilyurt, Ahmet T. Ozcerit, Yildiray Yalman, İsmail Ertürk, Robustness of digital image data hiding methods based on discrete cosine transform against attacks, Academic IT Conferences, Uşak, Turkey, pp , 1 3 February Tuncay Akbal, Yildiray Yalman, Ahmet T. Ozcerit, A compressed and encrypted hidden data transfer system within real-time digital voice, 3rd National Symposium on Network and Information Security, Ankara, Turkey, 5 6 February Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, The Steganography science for personal information security, Existence in The Information Age: Opportunities and Threats Symposium (UNAK'09), İstanbul, Turkey, pp , 1 2 October Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Erturk, Design and implementation of a new histogram based robust data hiding method against geometric attacks, 11th Academic IT Conferences, Şanlıurfa, Turkey, pp , February Yildiray Yalman, I. Erturk, Data hiding application for real-time video files, XI. Academic IT Conferences, Şanlıurfa, Turkey, pp , February PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Yildiray Yalman, Ismail Ertürk, A hidden text transfer system implementation within digital voice for wireless communications, National Technical Education, Engineering, Instructional Sciences and Young Researchers Symposium (UMES 07), Kocaeli, Turkey, pp , June Technical Committee Memberships: IEEE International Conf. on Computational Sci. and Engineering IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications IEEE Symposium on Computer App. and Industrial Electronics IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics IEEE Signal Processing Conference IEEE Int. Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering International Conf. on Electronic Publishing and Information Tech. Int. Conference on Electronics, Computer and Computation 11th Int. Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS) Int. Workshop on Design and Performance on Networks on Chip Int. Conf. on Electronics, Communication and Networks (CECNet) Reviewer for the Journals: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
6 IEEE Transactions on Education IET Image Processing Neural Computing and Applications Digital Signal Processing Imaging Science Journal Journal of Electronic Imaging Computer Journal Journal of Systems and Software Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences Computers in Biology and Medicine Journal of Medical Systems Journal of Computers Journal of The Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi Univ. International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems Przeglad Elektrotechniczny International Journal of Human Sciences NMAMIT Annual Research Journal Duzce University Journal of Science and Technology PERSONAL INFORMATION Citizenship Date and place of Birth Republic of Turkey 1982, Turkey