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Aug/20 19:50

A NEW DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSE IN FALL 2020 FOR INTERNATIONAL FINANCE STUDENTS: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN FINANCE

A finance-oriented Artificial Intelligence course will be offered by Assoc. Prof. İlkay Boduroğlu in Fall 2020 as a special section of the Information Systems and Technologies course ACM 465 AI designed for the students of the International Finance Department.  International Finance students will take this course as a departmental elective. The course has no pre-requisites and if there is an excess demand for the course, priority may be given to 4th and 3rd year International Finance students.

The course has 6 ECTS credits will be held online 3 hours a week over Google Meet. Students who successfully pass the course will be able to write the following keywords learned in this course on their CVs:

  • Python
  • Scikit-learn package
  • Keras
  • TensorFlow
  • Long Short Term Memory (LSTM) models (for time series)
  • Bayesian Decision Trees
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Deep Learning
  • Balance Sheet Evaluation with Artificial Intelligence
  • Portfolio Management with Artificial Intelligence

Associate Prof. Dr. İlkay Boduroğlu, has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and masters in Industrial Engineering from Boğaziçi University and a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering - Operations Research from Columbia University. He is currently the Research Development Director and founding CEO at Riskoptima.com.tr.

Email: ilkay.boduroglu@riskoptima.com.tr

Those who pass the course with AA or BA will be able to apply for an internship at Riskoptima.              Prof. Boduroğlu will show examples from his own scientific studies and Riskoptima applications on the subject. Those who are successful in the course will be able to get a certificate of participation for the same.

This special ACM 465 section designed for Finance students will be only offered if the International Finance students select ACM 465 as a departmental elective course in their OBS system during the 2020 Fall pre-registration period.

All Yeditepe students who are considering taking this course can participate in the Zoom event with Prof. İlkay Boduroğlu organized by the Finance Club (YUFIN) on 24/08/2020 at 11:00. Other details about the event will be announced by the Finance Club.

When: 
Thursday, 20 August, 2020 - 19:50