Dr. Cihan Varol

Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor


Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Office: AB1 216F

Phone: (936) 294-3930

E-mail: cvarol@shsu.edu

Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~cxv007/index.html

Dr.Varol is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Sam Houston State University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Firat University, Elazig, Turkey in 2002, Master of Science degree from Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA in 2005, and Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Computing from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2009.

Research Interests:

*Information (data) quality and its applications on Digital Forensics and Information Security

*Personal identity recognition

*Record linkage

*Entity resolution

*Pattern matching techniques

*Natural language processing

*Multi-platform VoIP applications

*Data cleansing of VoIP artifacts and web storage data.

These studies have led to more than 50 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications and two book chapters. He has been an external reviewer for numerous prestigious journals, including IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE TASE), ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality (ACM JDIQ), and Elsevier Expert Systems with Applications.

Recent Publications:

1- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1556-4029.12979/abstract

2- http://www.ijiss.org/ijiss//index.php/ijiss/article/view/141/pdf_31

3- http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1742287615000882

4- http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0165551515577912?journalCode=jisb

5- https://www.researchgate.net/publication/314244443_Enhancement_of_Lempel-Ziv_Algorithm_to_Estimate_Randomness_in_a_Dataset