Recent Submissions

  • Markdown optimization in apparel retail sector 

    Sevde Ceren, Yıldız (Işık Üniversitesi, 2018-01-16)
    Over last decades, rapidly growing textile and apparel industry has become an important sector. The branding and ever-changing fashion sense have been a trigger for a major competition environment. Nowadays, increasing ...
  • Improvement of credit evaluation process in commercial banking 

    Akoğlu, Çağrı (Işık Üniversitesi, 2018-01-16)
    Loans constitute the largest sources of revenue in banking industry thus effecting the Turkish economical environment extensively. Credits in the banking sector can be categorized as corporate, medium and large scale, and ...
  • Short term load forecasting in electricity markets in Turkey 

    Tekler, Zeynep Duygu (Işık Üniversitesi, 2017-08-16)
    As energy consumption rises, forecasting electricity parameters becomes a significant advantage on efficient power system applications, planning and decision making in deregulated power markets. An accurate short term load ...
  • Prediction of final football league standings by dynamic frontier estimation 

    Yılmaz, Melike (Işık Üniversitesi, 2017-07-13)
    Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is a commonly used method for efficiency assessment of teams in many sports including football. In this work, we investigate how estimations of final league standings with DEA efficiency ...
  • Optimal project duration for resource leveling 

    Eren, Elif (Işık Üniversitesi, 2017-07-13)
    Resource leveling is important in project management as resource fluctuations are costly and undesired. Typically, schedules with better resource profiles are obtained using the schedule found by Critical Path Method and ...
  • Optimization of fertile land usage and agricultural production of Turkey 

    Arslan, Şafak (Işık Üniversitesi, 2017-01-18)
    Turkey has a large amount of land which is suitable for agriculture. On the other hand, agricultural activities gradually decrease every year. Moreover, the fertile lands are not used effectively. As a result, production ...
  • An assortment planning problem with an empirical demand model 

    Durmuş, İpek (Işık Üniversitesi, 2017-01-18)
    In retail industry, although the product range increases with a great pace year by year, the shelf space that products are displayed on does not expand with the same pace. Accordingly, in recent years, placing products ...
  • Turkish electricity sector: a bottom-up approach 

    Tetik, Esin (Işık Üniversitesi, 2017-01-17)
    The importance of this study, roots from being the first attempt to model and examine Turkish energy system specific to electricity sector using TIMES modelling methodology to assess the future pathways of the system ...
  • A system dynamics analysis of energy dependency and consumption in Turkey 

    Ak, Muhammet Fatih (Işık Üniversitesi, 2013-10-04)
    This study includes a system dynamics model to analyze the energy demand, production and energy consumption in an integrated framework. The main focus of this study is on domestic and imported energy consumption in Turkey. ...
  • A methodology to measure customer expectations by Using Kano's model 

    Köksel, Ayhan (Işık Üniversitesi, 2014-09-12)
    Kano’s model has been extensively used to investigate the customer requirements and to determine which features of the product (or service) have the most impact on customer satisfaction (or dissatisfaction). During the ...
  • Optimum blend of fractal methods for automatic malignancy determination in dermoscopy images 

    Özcan, Zühal (Işık Üniversitesi, 2015-08-10)
    The most important step is early and effective diagnosis in the treatment of melanoma which constitutes the biggest part of skin cancers results in death. At the present time, dermatologists take dermoscopy images, visually ...
  • Game-day scheduling problem for sport events 

    Bilgesu, Duygu (Işık Üniversitesi, 2016-01-04)
    In this research, we first define such a sport event scheduling problem in which the days of the games has to be decided for a given fixture of a sport organization without violating some given restrictions that aim to ...
  • An optimization-based decision support system for dormitory placement at Işık University 

    Yavuz, Tonguç (Işık Üniversitesi, 2015-12-16)
    Placing students to dormitories is a yearly, routine activity at universities. Until recently, this process has been accomplished manually at Işık University. The manual process had several disadvantages: it was slow, it ...
  • Traffic simulation for traffic congestion problem of Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge of Istanbul Turkey 

    Selçuk, Barlas (Işık Üniversitesi, 2014-01-21)
    On a regular day, almost 200,000 cars use Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge of Istanbul to commute between European and Asian side of the Bosporus. This enormous volume causes the traffic congestion to become a problem not only ...
  • EOQ model with transportation cost under deterministic demand 

    Kars, Cihan (Işık Üniversitesi, 2012-12-24)
    Inventory planning issues are one of the most important aspects of the companies. To have optimal stock level both for production planning and low stock holding cost with successful demand forecast is also very important. ...
  • Statistical analysis of bus transportation networks for four largest cities in Turkey 

    Çoban, Veysel (Işık Üniversitesi, 2011-06-01)
    Network properties for public bus transportation networks (BTNs) of four largest cities (İstanbul, İzmir, Ankara, Bursa) in Turkey have been analyzed under C-, L- and P-Space topologies. Node degree distributions are shown ...
  • A genetic algorithms for simultaneously scheduling games and assigning referees in Turkish football league 

    Hüseyinoğlu, Olgu Pelin (Işık Üniversitesi, 2014-01-15)
    Scheduling games in a league and referee assignment are important planning tasks of professional football federations. Previous research studied game scheduling and referee assignment problems separately. This thesis ...
  • A genetic algorithm for final exam scheduling of Işık University 

    Yıldırım, Seda (Işık Üniversitesi, 2013-05-07)
    Exam timetabling is a widely encountered scheduling problem at educational institutions. Typically, exam timetabling problems involve some hard constraints and several soft constraints that may vary from one institution ...
  • A computer aided learning application in industrial engineering 

    Kaplan, Zeynep (Işık Üniversitesi, 2013-08-28)
    Learning is the most central process in education where it's essential outcome being the assimilation of new skills, abilities, perspectives, attitudes, and knowledge. Learning is a life-long quest that is vital in today's ...
  • A combined algorithm for placement of rectangular vehicles in a ferry 

    Paşalı, Büşra (Işık Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, 2013-06-14)
    Management of inland maritime transportation is an important task since it has a costly operation environment, as well as public service responsibility with safety and speed concerns. A typical operation involves multiple ...

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