Creative AI Technologies research lab, currently hosted at Bogazici University, Department of Computer Engineering.

Recent Publications

  1. ICCV
    LatentCLR: A Contrastive Learning Approach for Unsupervised Discovery of Interpretable Directions
    Oguz Kaan Yuksel*, Enis Simsar*, Ezgi Gulperi Er, and Pinar Yanardag
    International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) , 2021
  2. WACV
    StyleMC: Multi-Channel Based Fast Text-Guided Image Generation and Manipulation
    Umut Kocasari, Alara Dirik, Mert Tiftikci, and Pinar Yanardag
    Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) , 2021
  3. ICCV Workshop
    Graph2Pix: A Graph-Based Image to Image Translation Framework
    Dilara Gokay*, Enis Simsar*, Efehan Atici, Atif Emre Yilmaz, Alper Ahmetoglu, and Pinar Yanardag
    Advances of Image Manipulation (ICCV Workshop) , 2021
  4. NeurIPS Workshop
    Exploring Latent Dimensions of Crowd-sourced Creativity
    Umut Kocasari*, Alperen Bag*, Efehan Atici, and Pinar Yanardag
    Machine Learning for Creativity and Design (NeurIPS Workshop) , 2021
  5. NeurIPS Workshop
    Controlled Cue Generation for Play Scripts
    Alara Dirik*, Hilal Donmez*, and Pinar Yanardag
    Controllable Generative Modeling in Language and Vision (NeurIPS Workshop) , 2021


Aug 22, 2021 One paper is accepted to ICCV, and one paper is accepted to WACV!
Jul 1, 2021 Two of the senior thesis from CATLAB are selected among Top 3 in the department! :sparkles:
Sep 15, 2020 Dr. Pinar Yanardag is nominated as a creative director for “Dreams of Westworld” project at Emmys!


Principal Investigator: Dr. Pinar Yanardag
Team Members: Enis Simsar, Mert Tiftikci, Alara Dirik, Umut Kocasari, Ezgi Gulperi Er
Alumni: Oguz Kaan Yuksel (now at EPFL), Dilara Gokay (now at TUM)


We would like to acknowledge the support from 2232 International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers Program of TUBITAK (Project No: 118c321). We also acknowledge the support of NVIDIA Corporation through the donation of the TITAN X GPU and GCP research credits from Google. This website is using al-folio theme.