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THE CONCEPTUAL DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR COLLABORATIVE DATA SCIENCE
Civelek, Utku; Eren, Pekin Erhan; Department of Information Systems (2024-6-6)
The new industrial revolution heavily depends on digital transformation. Companies strive to ameliorate or redesign their business processes with the help of digital technologies to preserve or attain competitive advantage. The most interactive field of digital transformation is data science, as it entails a longtime active collaboration among multiple partners. On the one hand, data scientists seek domain expertise to understand the structure and environment of the data to be analyzed. On the other hand, b...
Experimental and numerical investigation of coal cleat in longwall mines based on Discrete Fracture Network analysis
Jafarova, Fidan; Yardımcı, Ahmet Güneş; Department of Mining Engineering (2024-5)
Fractures and joints are important structures that have a role in controlling rock behavior and its properties. In Longwall mines, coal cleats are having a great impact on stability and mechanical behaviors. By taking them into consideration during the modeling process of the rock samples, we can have more detailed and precise outputs regarding the parameters of a rock mass. DFN (Discrete Fracture Network) approach - described as a computational model that symbolizes characteristics of a fracture or fractur...
Rethinking State-Society Relations in the Ottoman Empire: Making the Modern State and Moral Economic Revolts, 1789-1839
Keklik, Necati Ege; Ergut, Ferdan; Department of History (2024-6)
This study seeks to understand the political intervention of the urban and rural lower classes of the Ottoman Empire in the formation of the "modern state". The main argument is that the elements and tendencies of capitalist relations of production began to emerge in the Ottoman Empire at the end of the 16th century and that each stage of this transformation process was met with the reaction and political intervention of the artisans, who constituted the urban lower classes, and the peasants, who constitute...
The Medieval Byzantine religious buildings at Trebizond (Trabzon): promotion of local awareness and conservation through interpretation and presentation
Kara, Esra Ceren; Serin, Ufuk; Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Department of Architecture (2024-4)
The Byzantine Empire, which persisted from the 4th to 15th centuries (330-1453), encompassed a significant period in history and bequeathed a rich cultural heritage across its territories, including Türkiye. However, despite its historical and cultural importance, the attitude towards Byzantium in Türkiye is often marked by reluctance and misconceptions. The Seljuk and Ottoman heritages were emphasised by the political authorities, while Byzantine history and culture have long been neglected and acquired ne...
Hyperpoliticized Post-Politics: The Case of "Civic Atatürkism"
Baz, Özgür Umut; Özçoban Üstüner, Fahriye; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2024-6-14)
This study attempts to re-problematize and answer three interrelated questions by combining three corresponding sets of literatures. First, it re-problematizes the concept of Post-Politics. As a concept that has not been defined in precise terms in the past, the study at hand seeks to give it a proper definition, thereby making it relevant once again amongst faulty claims that the Post-Political age has ended, and give it a mode of operationalization that allows for its concrete scrutiny. Second, it re-prob...
The Effect of Psychological Strains on Suicidal Thoughts: The Mediator Role of Interpersonal Needs
Demir, Berkan; Sümer, Zeynep; Department of Educational Sciences (2024-6-13)
The primary purpose of the current study was to investigate the mediating effect of interpersonal needs (perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness) in the relationship between psychological strains (i.e., value, aspiration, deprivation, coping) and suicidal thoughts. Moreover, it was examined whether this mediating effect was moderated by perceived social support and depression. The sample comprised five hundred and fourteen emerging adults who voluntarily completed the survey package, including the ...
THE JOURNEY OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS WORKING WITH REFUGEE CHILDREN: THEIR EXPERIENCES, STRENGTHS, AND NEEDS
Işıkcı, Gözdenur; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Karslı Çalamak, Elif; Department of Early Childhood Education (2024-6-14)
The present study aims to investigate the journey of early childhood teachers working with refugee children regarding their experiences, strengths and needs over the years. Besides, this study investigates the perceptions of educators regarding Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT). Employing a phenomenological research approach, qualitative data was collected from 14 early childhood teachers. These teachers are actively engaged in the field, working with refugee children for a minimum of three years, and at...
Genome-wide association study in common bean under iron deficiency
Çelik, Selime; Aksoy, Emre; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (2024-6-03)
Common bean is one of the most important legume crops in the world. Its production and yield are highly affected by iron deficiency in the soil. Despite its significance, there is a gap in the literature regarding the genetic mechanisms underlying iron deficiency tolerance in common beans. This thesis aims to fill this gap by evaluating the root and above-ground characteristics of a pool of common bean accessions under iron deficiency conditions and identifying significant genetic markers linked to iron de...
Genome-wide association study in durum wheat under iron deficiency
Deniz, Utku; Aksoy, Emre; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (2024-6)
Durum wheat faces significant challenges due to iron deficiency, which hampers its growth and reduces yield. To develop varieties tolerant to iron deficiency, it is essential to first examine the traits related to iron deficiency in a plant panel with broad variation. Therefore, this study investigates iron deficiency tolerance in 123 durum wheat genotypes and aims to identify genetic markers associated with this trait through genome-wide association mapping. The genotypes were subjected to iron deficiency ...
INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ON PIM1 DNA STRUCTURES AND THE DOXORUBICIN BINDING
OROUJI, SABA; Persil Çetinkol, Özgül; Erson Bensan, Ayşe Elif; Department of Biochemistry (2024-6-07)
Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), which lacks the ER, PR and HER-2 expressions is accounted for the 25% of all breast cancer related deaths in 2019. PIM1 oncogenes were found to be overexpressed in TNBC and PIM1 sequences were found to adopt unique G-quadruplex-duplex hybrid type secondary structures. Within the scope of this thesis, first the effect of pH and ions on the secondary structures of the three PIM1 gene sequences was investigated using UV-Vis and CD spectroscopy. All three sequences were fo...
SECURITY VS. HUMAN RIGHTS DILEMMA IN THE EU’S MIGRATION POLICY: UKRAINE AND MENA
Mumcu, Tuğçe; Torun, Zerrin; Department of European Studies (2024-6)
This thesis aims to analyze the response of the European Union (EU) to migrations from the Middle East and North Africa and Ukraine. The securitization theory developed by the Copenhagen School is utilized in order to find out the differences in the EU’s response to these two migration movements. This thesis first illustrates the securitization of migration process at the EU level historically and institutionally. Then this thesis focuses on the response of the EU to the events such as the Arab Spring and i...
The relationship between exposing media news about Syrians and prejudice toward them: The moderating role of trust in media news
Şimşek, Yağmur; Korkmaz Karaoğlu, Leman; Department of Psychology (2024-6-12)
The studies examining the impact of media on intergroup attitudes showed that negative media contact influences attitudes towards outgroups as positive contact does. In particular, exposure to media news impacts attitudes and prejudices toward the outgroups. Additionally, some studies have shown that trust in the media may play a role in the relationship between exposure to media news and attitudes. In this regard, this study aimed to examine the effect of exposure to news about Syrians in different media c...
SYNTHESIS AND INVESTIGATION OF OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND NEUTRON SENSITIVITIES OF BORATE COMPOUNDS CONTAINING BORON-10 ISOTOPE
HIZAL, ÖZDE CEREN; Yılmaz, Ayşen; Department of Chemistry (2024-5-09)
This dissertation presents a comprehensive study on the synthesis, structural characterization, and multifunctionality of pure and rare-earth doped alkaline earth tetraborates, specifically focusing on calcium, magnesium, and strontium tetraborates. The synthesis and multifaceted applications of alkaline-earth tetraborates represent a significant advancement, particularly in developing multifunctional materials. These compounds, consisting of calcium, magnesium, and strontium, have gained attention due to t...
THE EFFECT OF PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAM ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS OF 4TH GRADE STUDENTS
Özel Şen, Dilara; Sümer, Zeynep; Department of Educational Sciences (2024-1)
This study aimed to adapt and evaluate the impact of UNESCO's "Learning to Live Together" peace education program on the conflict resolution skills of 4th grade students in Sakarya, Türkiye, one of the cities that receives a high number of refugees. An explanatory mixed-method research design was utilized to reach this aim. A needs analysis was conducted to understand the needs and issues at the refugee-receiving school. The program, translated and adapted to the Turkish context by considering the specific ...
EVALUATING THE RETROFITTING METHODS FOR A BATTERED PILE DOLPHIN STRUCTURE
Acar, Ayşegül; Akyüz, Uğurhan; Department of Civil Engineering (2024-4-24)
Battered pile systems have been widely used in national and international ports. However, past earthquakes have caused the performance of these systems to be questioned, and the use of battered pile systems in new projects is prohibited in many current specifications. There are various retrofitting methods for ports where battered pile systems are used. This thesis study compares the retrofitting of existing battered pile structures using the traditional method and the relatively newer and less common appro...
Planlı Dönemde Sendikal Örgütlenme
Işıklı , Alpaslan (ODTÜ İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, 1981)
ORGANIZATION OF LABOUR IN THE PLANNED PERIOD The last two decades in Turkey, the beginning of which is marked by the Constitution of 1961, have witnessed important developments from the viewpoints of both planning effort and unionization. It would not be wrong to argue that the emergence of unionization actually started in this period. Although the roots of Turkish unionization go back to the last years of the Ottoman Empire, it became effective and important in social life only in this period, after years...
Dört Plan Döneminde Bölgesel Politikalar ve Ekonomik Büyümenin Mekânsal Farklılaşması
Tekeli , İlhan (ODTÜ İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, 1981)
20 Yıllık Planlama Deneyimi Işığında— Türkiye'de Planlamanın İdari ve Hukuki Sorunları
Tan , Turgut (ODTÜ İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, 1981)
ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGAL PROBLEMS OF PLANNING IN TURKEY IN THE LIGHT OF TWENTY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Many aspects of planning in Turkey are still subjects of debate despite twenty years of practice. While some problems are related with organizational issues, emanating from the role of the planning organization within the state apparatus, some others include legal aspects. The State Planning Organization (SPO), which was organized as the "staff headquarters" of the Civil Service, has also assumed responsibili...
Planlı Dönemde İşçi Hareketini Belirleyen Etkenler
Koç , Yıldırım (ODTÜ İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, 1981)
FACTORS DETERMINING THE LABOR MOVEMENT IN TURKEY IN THE PLANNED PERIOD There has been a marked development in the level of organization and activities of workers in Turkey in the 1960-1980 period. Trade union membership increased from about 200-250 thousand to 1.5-2 million. The number of legal strikes, workers on strike and illegal events multiplied. These important developments were mainly a result of the changes in the structure of the workforce. In this period, as a result of industrialization, the fol...
DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSITION METAL PHOSPHIDE MATERIALS FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL CAPACITORS AND OER CATALYSIS
Köse, Kadir Özgün; Aydınol, Mehmet Kadri; Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (2024-5-17)
The pursuit of optimal energy utilization necessitates the exploration of new storage mechanisms and the enhancement of existing ones, driven by dwindling energy resources. Consequently, both academic and industrial efforts have intensified to refine electrochemical energy storage tools such as fuel cells, metal-air batteries, and electrochemical capacitors (EC). While electrochemical capacitors are typically recognized as low-energy high-power devices, fuel cells and metal-air batteries boast exceptional e...