» Dr. Kaan Ataman
Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Dr. Kaan Ataman
Office Location:
Beckman Hall 403G
(714) 628-2883
Middle East Technical University, Bachelor of Science
Missouri University of Science and Technology, Master of Science
University of Iowa, Ph.D.

Assistant professor of Management Science. Dr. Kaan Ataman received his doctorate degree from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa. Dr. Ataman’s areas of research includes knowledge discovery in databases and machine learning via optimization based algorithms in particular concentrates on the problem of ranking instances using margin maximizing classifiers, such as Support Vector Machines or other optimization (Linear or Quadratic Programming) based classification algorithms.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
K. Hanrahan, A. M. McCarthy, C. Kleiber, K. Ataman, W. N. Street, M. B. Zimmerman and A. L. Ersig. Building a computer program to support children, parents and distraction during healthcare procedures. Computers, Informatics, Nursing 30(10):554-561, October 2012
Ataman, Kaan, George Kulick, Thaddeus Sim - Teaching Decision Tree Classification Using Microsoft Excel, Informs Transactions on Education, Vol-11, Issue 3, pp. 123–131, May 2011