Artificial Intelligence & Business Applications

Track Chairs

Dr. Haldun AKPINAR, Marmara University


In recent years, after many false starts in the last century, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been sweeping into all areas of our life and opening up new frontiers in business environment. The impacts of AI are seen on every layer of many research areas or applications under the title “Advanced Analytics and Intelligent Processes”.

The primary aim of this track is to provide a platform to share, present and discuss recent advancements in AI for the business world.

The selected main subject of this track is the entwining of AI, Internet of Things (IoT) or particularly Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), cloud computing and advanced analytics. Additionally, researchers are welcome to submit papers in advanced analytics and related to the changing business landscape.

Recommended topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The Entwining of AI
  • AI & Internet of Things
  • AI & Cloud Computing
  • AI & Advanced Analytics

Biography of the Chair

Dr. Haldun AKPINAR has punched his first punched card in 1979 and he has developed his first professional software in 1981. He has been working in Information and Communication Technologies as a software developer, a system analyst, a consultant and a project manager as well as an educator for 40 years. He has directed the head of the Department of Business Informatics (in German) at Marmara University from 2003 to 2014.

He has also worked at the University of Illinois (U.S.A.), at Beckman Institute between 1991 and 1992, at the International Tokyo University (Japan) in 1993, at the Jönköping University (Sweden) in 1997, at the University of Otago (New Zealand) in 2000 and at many Universities in Germany until today. He has published 12 books in Turkish and German and numerous research papers and articles.