Fırat Öter

Fırat Öter
Research Assistant - Cognitive Science
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+90 (312) 210-7870
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+90 (312) 210-3745
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Laboratory for Computational Ontology (LCO)

Modeling and Simulation Research & Development Center, METU


B.Sc. - Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Bilkent University / 2011)

M.Sc. - Cognitive Science (METU / 2015)

Ph.D. - Cognitive Science (METU / Cont.) 

Research Interests: 

Syntax-Semantics Interface, Knowledge Modeling, Information Structures, Topological Representations, Meta-Languages & Philosophy of Language

Courses / Laboratories: 

2016-2017 Fall Semester

(Teaching Assistantships*)

Cogs 517 - Philosophy of Cognitive Science (Course Page)

Cogs 590/690 - Graduate Seminars (Colloquia Page)


* Please feel free to contact or to make appointments for matters regarding the courses.


Previous TA'ships

Cogs 512 - Cognitive Algorithms

Cogs 517 - Philosophy of Cognitive Science (Course Page)

Cogs 526 - Meaning & Logic

Cogs 534 - Cognition, Perception & Action

Cogs 535 - Cognitive Development

Cogs 590/690 - Graduate Seminars (Colloquia Page)

Thesis / Research Information: 


Öter, F. (2015). Discourse information structure: A cognitive approach to language based on dynamic network representation (Unpublished master's thesis). METU, Ankara, Turkey. [Original work in English]



Sevin, A., & Öter, F. (2016, November). Near synonymy in lexicon-grammar continuum. Research Centre for Foreign Languages (YADAM), Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey. [Original talk in Turkish]

Sevin, A., & Öter, F. (2016, May). Near synonymy in lexicon-grammar continuum. Work presented at the 30th National Linguistics Congress, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey. [Original talk in Turkish]



Sevin, A., & Öter, F. (2016). Near synonymy in lexicon-grammar continuum. In preparation. [Original work in Turkish]