Tevfik Aktekin

Associate Professor
Decision Sciences
Phone: (603) 862-3387
Office: Decision Sciences, Paul College Rm 260J, Durham, NH 03824
Tevfik Aktekin


  • Ph.D., Decision Sciences, George Washington University
  • M.B.A., Management Decision Making, George Washington University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Yildiz Technical University

Research Interests

  • Forecasting - Trends/Statistical Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Statistics

Courses Taught

  • ADMN 420: Business Statistics
  • ADMN 950: Data Driven Decisions
  • ADMN 956: Managerial Decision Making
  • DS 768: Forecasting Analytics

Selected Publications

Aktekin, T., Polson, N., & Soyer, R. (2018). Sequential Bayesian Analysis of Multivariate Count Data. Bayesian Analysis, 13(2), 385-409. doi:10.1214/17-BA1054

Aktekin, T., Dutta, D. K., & Sohl, J. E. (2018). Entrepreneurial firms and financial attractiveness for securing debt capital: a Bayesian analysis. Venture Capital, 20(1), 27-50. doi:10.1080/13691066.2017.1336894

Yalcinkaya, G., Aktekin, T., Yeniyurt, S., & Umar, S. (2017). How often should a firm modify its products? A Bayesian analysis of automobile modification cycles. Marketing Letters, 28(1), 85-97. doi:10.1007/s11002-015-9384-8

Aktekin, T., & Ekin, T. (2016). Stochastic call center staffing with uncertain arrival, service and abandonment rates: A Bayesian perspective. Naval Research Logistics (NRL), 63(6), 460-478. doi:10.1002/nav.21716

Aktekin, T., Soyer, R., & Kim, B. (2015). Bayesian Modeling of Time Series of Counts with Business Applications. In R. Davis, S. Holan, R. Lund, & N. Ravishanker (Eds.), Handbook of Discrete-Valued Time Series.. Chapman and Hall/CRC. Retrieved from https://www.crcpress.com/

Aktekin, T. (2014). Call center service process analysis: Bayesian parametric and semi-parametric mixture modeling. European Journal of Operational Research, 234(3), 709-719. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2013.10.064

Aktekin, T., & Caglar, T. (2013). Imperfect debugging in software reliability: A Bayesian approach. European Journal of Operational Research, 227(1), 112-121. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.11.056

Musal, M., & Aktekin, T. (2013). Bayesian spatial modeling of HIV mortality via zero-inflated Poisson models. Statistics in Medicine, 32(2), 267-281. doi:10.1002/sim.5457

Aktekin, T., & Soyer, R. (2012). Bayesian analysis of queues with impatient customers: Applications to call centers. Naval Research Logistics (NRL), 59(6), 441-456. doi:10.1002/nav.21499

Aktekin, T., & Soyer, R. (2011). Call center arrival modeling: A Bayesian state-space approach. Naval Research Logistics (NRL), 58(1), 28-42. doi:10.1002/nav.20436

Most Cited Publications