Assistant Prof.  Ömer Korçak

Computer Engineering Department, Marmara University

Office: 452
Tel: +90 216 3480292 x1248
E-mail: omer.korcak "AT" marmara.edu.tr
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Courses:
CSE 246 / CSE 2046 - Analysis of Algorithms (Fall 2017)

CSE 720 / CSE 7020 - Advanced Computer Networks (Fall 2017)

Past Courses:
CSE 246 - Analysis of Algorithms (Spring 2012, Summer 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Spring 2016)
CSE 475 - Wireless and Mobile Networks (Spring 2012)
CSE 459 - Internet Programming (Spring 2011, Spring 2013)
CSE 474 - Computer Networks (Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Summer 2014, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Summer 2016, Fall 2016)
CSE 720 - Advanced Computer Networks (Fall 2012, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016)
CSE 817 - Game Theory in Computer Engineering (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
CSE 518 - Network Theory and Science (Fall 2012, Kültür University)

Education:
High School: Atatürk Anadolu Lisesi, 1997
BS: Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Dept., 2002
MS:
Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Dept., 2004
PhD:
Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Dept., 2009

Experience:
Vice Chair, Marmara University, Computer Engineering Dept., 2012-now
Assistant Professor, Marmara University, Computer Engineering Dept., 2011-now
Postdoctoral Researcher, TU-Berlin, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, 2011-2012
HAWK Missile Maintenance Officer, Turkish Air Forces, 2010
Postdoctoral Researcher, TAM Research Center, Boğaziçi University, 2009
Research Assistant, Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering, 2005-2009
Teaching Assistant, Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering, 2002-2005

Research Interests:

Satellite and Space Networks
Cognitive Radio Networks
All-optical Networking
Network Economics
Game Theoretical Applications in Wireless Networks

Research Projects:
2015-2018 Incentive Mechanisms in User Provided Networks (TUBITAK 3501, budget: 256.000 TL, position: PI)
2013-2014 Rational Drug Use Project (SGK, position: researcher)
2012-2014 Collusion of Operators in Wireless Spectrum Market and  Countermeasures (Marmara University BAP,  budget: $20.000, position: PI)
2011-2012 An Evolutionary Game Theoretical Analysis of Competition in Spectrum Markets (TUBITAK 2219, position: research scholar)
2009-2010 Telematics Research Center  (TAM) Project (DPT, budget: $7.500.000, position: senior researcher)
2006-2009 Next Generation Satellite Networks and Applications (DPT, budget: $800.000, position: researcher) 

Publications:

Journal Publications (SCI, SCI-E):
[S] İ.Demirci, Ö.Korçak, "Cell Breathing Algorithms for Load Balancing in Wi-Fi/Cellular Heterogeneous Networks" (submitted).
[5] Ö.Korçak, G. Iosifidis, T. Alpcan, I. Koutsopoulos, "Operator Collusion and Market Regulation Policies for Wireless Spectrum Management", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 10, 2016.
[4] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Efficient Integration of HAPs and Mobile Satellites via Free-Space Optical Links", Computer Networks,  vol. 55, no. 13, pp. 2942-2953, Sept. 2011.
[3] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Virtual Topology Dynamics and Handover Mechanisms in Earth-fixed Satellite Systems", Computer Networks, vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 1497-1511, June 2009.
[2] F.Alagöz, Ö.Korçak, A.Jamalipour, "Exploring the Routing Strategies in Next-Generation Satellite Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 3, June 2007.
[1] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, A.Jamalipour, "Priority-based Adaptive Routing in NGEO Satellite Networks", International Journal of Communication Systems, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 313-333, March 2007.

Journal Publications (Others):
[1] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Yeni Nesil Uydu Ağlarında Yol Atama", Iletişim Çağı Dergisi, 4. Sayı, Nisan 2006. (in Turkish)

International Conference Publications (Peer-Reviewed):
[15] S.E.Taşçi, Ö.Korçak, "Incentivizing User Provided Connectivity for Enhanced Quality of Service", IEEE PIMRC, Valencia, Spain, September 2016.
[14] I.Demirci, Ö.Korçak, "Gap-free Load Balancing Algorithms in Wireless LANs Using Cell Breathing Technique", IEEE ANTS, New Delhi, India, December 2014.
[13] Y.Yılmaz, Ö.Korçak, "Development of Online Social Media For Fan Groups: How to Exploit Existing Social Networks", PANSOM'13 (in conjunction with IJCAI'13), Beijing, China, August 2013.
[12] Ö.Korçak, G.Iosifidis, T.Alpcan, I.Koutsopoulos "Competition and Regulation in a Wireless Operators Markets: An Evolutionary Game Perspective", NetGCoop 2012, Avignon, France.
[11] Ö.Korçak, T.Alpcan, G.Iosifidis, "Collusion of Operators in Wireless Spectrum Markets", WiOpt 2012, Paderborn, Germany, May 2012.
[10] Ö.Korçak, "Equilibrium Strategies of a Channel Sensing Game in Cognitive Radio Networks", Eighth IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), Paris, France, May 2011.
[9] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Link-layer Handover in Earth-fixed Satellite Systems", IEEE ICC, Dresden, Germany, Jun. 2009.
[8] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Efficient Networking in an Integrated HAP and Mobile Satellite System with Optical Links", Sixth IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), Cairo, Egypt, April 2009.
[7] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Multi-state Virtual Network Architecture for Next Generation Satellite Networks", IEEE GLOBECOM, Washington D.C., Nov. 2007.
[6] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Traffic Aware Beam Management in Next Generation Satellite Networks" International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications (IWSSC), Salzburg, Austria, Sept. 2007.
[5] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Deflection Routing over Prioritized Intersatellite Links in LEO Satellite Networks" 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies: from Theory to Applications (ICTTA), Damascus, Syria, April 2006.
[4] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Analysis of Priority-based Adaptive Routing in Satellite Networks", International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications (IWSSC), Siena, Italy, Sept. 2005.
[3] Ö.Korçak, F.Alagöz, "Priority-based Adaptive Shortest Path Routing for IP over LEO Satellite Networks", 23rd AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), Rome, Italy, Sept. 2005.
[2] Ö.Korçak, H.G.Çalıklı, I.Kaya, F.Alagöz, "Performance Evaluation of Adaptive and Static Routing Algorithms and Contention Resolution Techniques in LEO Satellite Constellations", IEEE/AIAA Recent Advances in Space Technologies, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2005.
[1] Ö.Korçak, M.Zeren, F.Alagöz, "A New Approach for Wavelength Assignment in Optical Burst Switching Networks", Second IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), Dubai, UAE, March 2005.

Local Conference Publications (Peer-Reviewed):
[1] A. Özlü, K. Uludağ, Ö.Korçak, "User Provided Network System with Incentive Mechanism", IEEE SIU, Antalya, Turkey, May 2017. (in Turkish)

Thesis / Books:
[T3] Ö.Korçak, "Routing and Network Mobility Management in Next Generation Satellite Networks", PhD Thesis, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009 (Supervisor: F.Alagöz)
[T2] Ö.Korçak, "Learning-based Wavelength Assignment in Optical Burst Switching Networks", MSc Thesis, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2004 (Supervisor: M.Zeren).
[T1] Ö.Korçak, "Implementation of MEGACO protocol", BSc Thesis, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002 (Supervisor: M.U.Çağlayan).
[B1] A.Yurdakul, Ö.Korçak, O.Irfanoğlu, R.Koşar, "Digital Design Experiments with LABVIEW and XILINX-ISE", 244 pages, 23 cm, ISBN: 975-518-219-5, Boğaziçi University Printhouse, February 2004.

Technical Reports:
[1] Ö.Korçak, G. Iosifidis, T. Alpcan, and I. Koutsopoulos, "Competition and Regulation in Wireless Services Markets", Technical Report, http://arxiv.org/abs/1112.2437, 2011.

Awards:
3rd standing and High Honor Degree, Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering, 2002.
TUBITAK National PhD scholarship, 2005-2009.
TUBITAK International Postdoctoral Research scholarship, 2011-2012.
TUBITAK Career Award, 2015.

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