Safa Cicek

I am a PhD candidate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at UCLA. I work under the supervision of Stefano Soatto in the Vision Lab.

I obtained my B.Eng degree from Electrical Engineering department of Bilkent University, Turkey, 2015. I obtained my MS degree from Electrical and Computer Engineering department of UCLA, 2017.

I am interested in deep learning, semi-supervised learning and reinforcement learning.

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[June, 2019] I am joining Adobe Research in San Jose for my summer internship.

[January, 2019] Our paper, MARL-PPS: Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning with Periodic Parameter Sharing accepted to International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2019).

[July, 2018] Our paper, SaaS: Speed as a Supervisor for Semi-supervised Learning accepted to European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2018). SaaS_Speed_as_ECCV_2018

[June, 2018] I am joining Honda Research Institute in Mountain View for my summer internship.

[March, 2018] I advanced to candicacy.

[January, 2017] I passed PhD Preliminary Examination of UCLA ECE.

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  safacicek at gmail dot com

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Publications

Input and Weight Space Smoothing for Semi-supervised Learning
Safa Cicek, Stefano Soatto
arXiv:1805.09302
SaaS: Speed as a Supervisor for Semi-supervised Learning
Safa Cicek, Alhussein Fawzi, Stefano Soatto
arXiv:1805.00980
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