I am a PhD candidate at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). I am a member of the Dialogue Modelling Group supervised by Raquel Fernández.
PhD Candidate at ILLC, University of Amsterdam
M.S. in Artificial Intelligence, University of Amsterdam
M.S. in Cognitive Science, Middle East Technical University
B.S. in Computer Engineering, Bilkent University
Janosch Haber, Tim Baumgärtner, Ece Takmaz, Lieke Gelderloos, Elia Bruni, and Raquel Fernández.The PhotoBook Dataset: Building Common Ground through Visually Grounded Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2019.
Ravi Shekhar, Ece Takmaz, Raquel Fernández, and Raffaella Bernardi. Evaluating the Representational Hub of Language and Vision Models. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), 2019.
Gökhan Gönül, Ece Kamer Takmaz, Annette Hohenberger, and Michael Corballis. The cognitive ontogeny of tool making in children: The role of inhibition and hierarchical structuring. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Volume 173, 222-238, May 2018.
Oct 2019 - Takmaz, E., Beinborn, L., Pezzelle, S. and Fernández, R. Enhancing Image Captioning with Eye-Tracking. EurNLP. London, United Kingdom
Aug 2019 - Takmaz, E., Beinborn, L., Pezzelle, S. and Fernández, R. Enhancing Image Captioning with Eye-Tracking. Interacting Minds Summer School in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
Sep 2018 - Shekhar, R., Takmaz, E., Kondylidis, N., Greco, C., Venkatesh, A., Bernardi, R. and Fernández, R. Learning to see from experience: But which experience is more propaedeutic? European Conference on Computer Vision, Workshop on Shortcomings in Vision and Language, Munich, Germany
Aug 2017 - Gonul, G., Takmaz, E.K., Corballis, M. and Hohenberger A. Perceptual/motor and representational factors in tool innovation in children. 25th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP) Hertfordshire, UK
Apr 2017 - Takmaz, E.K., Akbas, E. and Zeyrek, D. Turkish Language Models Utilizing Character- vs. Syllable-Based Recurrent Neural Networks. 4th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Science, Ankara, Turkey
Jul 2016 - Gonul, G., Hohenberger A. and Takmaz, E.K. Tool innovation in 5-6-year-old Turkish pre-school children: The effect of familiarity and salience of affordances. 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Vilnius, Lithuania
Apr 2014 - Takmaz, E.K. and Bozsahin, C. A Computational Study on Learning Theories andthe Role of Planning in Maze-Learning Environments. 1st International Symposiumon Brain and Cognitive Science, Istanbul, Turkey