Selcuk KopruĀ is an experienced AI leader with proven expertise in creating and deploying cutting edge NLP and AI technologies and systems. He is experienced in developing scalable Machine Learning solutions to solve big data problems that involve text and multimodal data. He is also skilled in Python, Java, C++, Machine Translation and Pattern Recognition. Selcuk is also a strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in NLP in Computer Science from Middle East Technical University.


According to various embodiments, the Query Context Translation Engine identifies a topic of a search query history received during a current user session. The search query history in a first language. The Query Context Translation Engine identifies, in a translation table, target text that corresponds with a query in the search query history, the target text comprising at least one word. The Query Context Translation Engine obtains at least one search result based on a translation of the target text in a second language.

Country: United States
Grant Date: January 21, 2020
INVENTORS: Sanjika Hewavitharana, Selcuk Kopru, Hassan Sawaf


In various example embodiments, a system and method for a Target Language Engine are presented. The Target Language Engine augments a synonym list in a base dictionary of a target language with one or more historical search queries previously submitted to search one or more listings in listing data. The Target Language Engine identifies a compound word and a plurality of words present in the listing data that have a common meaning in the target language. Each word from the plurality of words is present in the compound word. The Target Language Engine causes a database to create an associative link between the portion of text and a word selected from at least one of the synonym list or the plurality of words.

Country: United States
Grant Date: December 31, 2019
INVENTORS: Justin House, Chandra Khatri, Selcuk Kopru, Nish Parikh, Sameep Solanki

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