Category: Information and Computer Science

3D image acquisition

Researcher: Prof. Ron Kimmel

Localization of moving objects utilizing coded light structures to enable 3D reconstruction of structure and position. The technology enables an accurate and cost effective localization of objects and gestures . Applications can be navigation, animation and any other use which...
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3D vision utilizing single lens camera

Researcher: Prof. Guy Gilboa

In recent years, depth sensing has become essential for a variety of new significant applications. For example, depth sensors assist autonomous cars in navigation and in collision prevention. The physical constraints on active depth sensing mobile devices, such as light...
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A novel memory structure in the CPU

Researcher: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

SRAM is the commonly used memory technology in CPU. The low density and high static power limit the amount of data that can be stored in buffers, register files, and caches, just to name a few. This calls for new...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

A system and method for live and recorded free-viewpoint video

Researcher: Prof. Craig (Chaim) Gotsman

As any lover of live sports events knows, user control of a video camera’s viewpoint can be a highly prized feature. Unfortunately, it is not feasible to allow each viewer to actively control his own robotic video camera from home....
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Acoustic localization and mapping of multi-rotor vehicles

Researcher: Prof. Alexander Bronstein

A self-localization system for multi rotor drones . Localization is based on analysis of acoustic signature of returned acoustic signals as a result resulting from reflections from nearby objects. The transmitted acoustic signal is derived from rotor rotation. Advantages Localization...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

Algorithms and advanced methods of static tracking systems planning and design

Researcher: Prof. Leonid Mirkin

Stiff mechanical antenna structure large, heavy and expensive mechanical structure. Designing such structure with light materials makes structures that are prone to disturbances such are wind and are hard to control. Superior level of tracking performance and stability can be...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Security & Defense

Assessment of uncertainty in deep neural nets predictions

Researcher: Dr. Mordechay (Moti) Freiman

Deep neural networks (DNN) are currently used in wide range of computer vision and image processing tasks. Adopting DNN-based techniques for safety-critical clinical applications, such as MRI analysis and reconstruction, in which results inform diagnostic, prognostic, and interventional decisions in...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Medical Devices

Atrial fibrillation prediction

Researcher: Prof. Yael Yaniv

Prediction algorithm for Atrial Fibrillation risk based on novel algorithms that provide earlier more robust detection of AF risk and events based on ECG signal analysis. The technology is based on novel methods for analysis of HRV (Heart rate variability)...
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Audio SNR improvement utilizing video analysis

Researcher: Prof. Yoav Schechner

This work deals with complex scenarios such as a ‘cocktail party’: multiple sound sources exist simultaneously in all modalities. This inhibits the interpretation of each source. Cross-modal analysis offers information beyond that extracted from individual modalities. Consider a camcorder having a...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

Audio-based caricature exaggeration

Researcher: Prof. Ron Kimmel

The challenge of turning facial images and planar shapes into caricatures has been the topic of many research projects. Previously, a controllable approach for caricaturization of surfaces embedded in R3 has been introduced. The technique is driven by intrinsic features...
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Audio/Video sync manipulation for live broadcast

Researcher: Prof. Yitzhak Birk

Multi-second delays are common in communication between reporters in the field and the studio. The result is two problems: 1) the interaction is very annoying to the viewer, with (typically) 3-5 second waiting time between the end of a question...
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Binarized neural networks

Researcher: Prof. Daniel Soudry

Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) have substantially pushed Artificial Intelligence (AI) limits in a wide range of tasks. Today, DNNs are almost exclusively trained on one or many very fast and power - hungry Graphic Processing Units (GPUs). In a training...
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Bioconvergency: Molecule data storage systems and methods

Researcher: Prof. Roee Amit

DNA, due to its remarkable data density and long-term stability, is an appealing potential candidate component of next generation data storage systems, most notably for long term archiving applications. Large scale, high throughput, DNA synthesis technology is needed. However, current...
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CAD SYSTEMS - volumetric representation

Researcher: Prof. Gershon Elber

Boundary representations (B-reps) that are spline based, have served as the geometric representation of choice for over four decades. That said, the gap between design and modern (additive) manufacturing, due to the lack of appropriate geometric tools for supporting porosity,...
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Cloud HW - performance improvements in Disk, CPU etc

Researcher: Prof. Dan Tsafrir

Large-scale storage systems are designed with redundancy to prevent data loss after a disk failure, often by replicating data. Redundancy is necessary since a large number of disks implies a short mean time to a single disk failure. Systems are...
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CMOS ISFET sensitive detector

Researcher: Prof. Yael Nemirovsky

Ion sensitive field effect transistors (ISFET), are used to detect presence and concentrations of various species of ions in fluids into which they are placed. ISFETs have long been considered good candidates for providing small, fast, sensitive, accurate, and relatively...
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CMOS-SiPM array for ToF measurements

Researcher: Prof. Yael Nemirovsky

Ultra-sensitive light detection systems are increasingly being employed in applications such as mobile range finding, automotive ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), gesture recognition, 3D mapping, security, etc. There is an increasing need for "Super-Camera" which is capable of producing two-dimensional and...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

Code ranking

Researcher: Prof. Eran Yahav

Developers facing a programming task often look for readily available code snippets to be incorporated into their project. Such segments may be taken from publically-available projects, and in particular open source libraries and repositories, as well as from the user's...
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Complex events processing in data streaming

Researcher: Prof. Assaf Schuster

Complex event processing (CEP) algorithms are widely employed in applications where arbitrarily complex patterns of data items must be promptly and efficiently detected in massive data streams. CEP algorithms treat data items as events, as new events are detected they...
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Computer vision respiratory rate detection

Researcher: Prof. Ron Kimmel

Detection of breathing patterns and abnormalities utilizing a video camera. Analysis of video monitoring of chest movement during breathing provides data regarding the beating pattern and enables rapid response to changes. Advantages Detection of apnea, bradypnea, eupnea and tachypnea No...
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Construction of 3D Trusses via sphere packing

Researcher: Prof. Gershon Elber

Truss lattices are common in a wide variety of engineering applications, due to their high ratio of strength versus relative density. They are used both as the interior support for other structures, and as structures on their own. Using 3D sphere...
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CPU level security

Researcher: Prof. Avi Mendelson

Speculative execution is a technique used by modern processors with out of order architecture to speed up performances, where the processor may execute some tasks ahead of time before it is known whether these tasks are actually needed. When the...
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Data-flow analysis pipeline

Researcher: Prof. Roy Kishony

Traceability, reproducibility, transparency and efficiency are becoming increasingly important in the data analysis pipelines underlying today’s data-rich biomedical research. These analysis pipelines are typically composed of multiple steps, where raw data is hierarchically transformed into simpler, and gradually more insightful,...
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Decision making under uncertain conditions

Researcher: Prof. Vadim Indelman

A system and methods are provided for decision making under uncertainty, for selecting an optimal action from among multiple candidate actions in belief space planning (BSP). BSP is a scalable approach for planning under uncertainty. Today, the two processes, inference...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

Decision support system for automatic classification of lv strain echocardiograms

Researcher: Prof. Dan Adam

Evaluation of myocardial contractile function is essential for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac diseases. Echocardiography is the most widely used non-invasive imaging modality in clinical practice. Echocardiographic strain imaging (developed by Prof. Dan Adam and initially implemented by GE...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Medical Devices

Deep learning of robotic tasks using strong and weak human supervision

Researcher: Prof. Ran El-Yaniv

Consider the task of designing a robot capable of performing a complex human task such as dishwashing, driving or clothes ironing. Although natural for adult humans, designing a hard-coded algorithm for such a robot can be a daunting challenge. Difficulties...
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Displays from space using swarms of nanosatellites

Researcher: Prof. Oded Shmueli

Nano-satellites for forming signs enable easy display of changing signs over different territories and time windows. Known solutions require large satellites and expensive deployment mechanisms and resources. This technology deploys an array of nanosatellites for display forming which allow for...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

Distributed cloud computing elasticity

Researcher: Prof. Danny Raz

One of the important concepts behind the adoption of cloud computing is the Pay-As-You-Go model. In this model, which is currently in use by major cloud providers such as Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure, service providers pay only for allocated...
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DNA-based neural network

Researcher: Prof. Daniel Ramez

While biological systems are inherently fuzzy and contain imprecise parts that collectively interact, synthetic computation in living cells is mostly inspired by precise computer engineering principles. Lab research demonstrated that neuromorphic synthetic genetic circuits can be engineered in living cells,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Information and Computer Science

Electronic encyclopedia for enriching document representation for information retrieval tasks

Researcher: Prof. Shaul Markovitch

Computerized categorization of text documents has many real world applications. One example is enabling a computer to filter email messages by detecting the messages that are relevant to the categories of interest to the receiver. Another example is news or...
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Emotional distress detection based on social networks activity

Researcher: Prof. Roi Reichart

Detection of suicide risk is a highly prioritized, yet complicated task. Five decades of research have produced predictions slightly better than chance (AUCs = 0.56–0.58). In this study, Artificial Neural Network (ANN) models were constructed to predict suicide risk from everyday language...
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Environment-aware data-driven acoustic signal processing

Researcher: Prof. Ronen Talmon

Acoustic environment fingerprinting, allowing enhanced acoustic input processing based on the total environment in which a microphone is placed. This algorithm provides for enhanced performance of algorithms such as speech recognition in diverse acoustic environments. Advantages Improved signal processing for...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

Fast training for very large NN

Researcher: Prof. Assaf Schuster

Modern deep neural networks are comprised of millions of parameters which require massive amounts of data and time to train. Steady growth along the years has led these networks to a point where it takes too long to train a...
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Flash memory controller

Researcher: Prof. Yitzhak Birk

Information in certain memory cells, such as NAND Flash, is expressed as a charge level in a capacitive cell, which in turn determines a voltage threshold for opening a related transistor gate. Unfortunately, through stray capacitance, the charge in one...
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Fundamental component of modern hardware security

Researcher: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

Emerging nanoelectronic memristive technologies promise to provide an alternative to the ubiquitous CMOS technology. CMOS compatibility, along with a combination of properties such as non-linearity, non-volatility and sensitivity to process variations, make this technology appealing for embedded security applications. The...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

Image editing using level set trees

Researcher: Prof. Ron Kimmel

Level set methods are commonly used in image processing, computer graphics and computational geometry. Various image editing algorithms for image segmentation, matting, denoising, colorization, etc. are based on computing image-aware geodesic distances. These distances may be computed in the image...
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Improving clarity of images taken under turbid medium conditions

Researcher: Prof. Yoav Schechner

The present invention relates to systems and methods for photographing an in a scattering medium such as water, fog or biological tissues. A wide range of imaging domains exists in scattering media. Several studies improved visibility in such media under...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics|Security & Defense

In-memory computing in emerging memory technologies

Researcher: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

Conventional computer architecture (von Neumann architecture) is based on a separation between the computation (i.e., CPU) and the storage (i.e., memory). This architecture is simple and widely used, but is problematic for memory-intensive application due to the need to read...
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Incremental physical data clustering

Researcher: Prof. Oded Shmueli

XML is becoming widely used as a primary encoding scheme for data and knowledge. The number of applications based on XML grows steadily. XML is also used extensively in encoding of databases (DB). The DB is practically stored as one...
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Interactive channel

Researcher: Prof. Oded Shmueli

A channel distribution system has a channel carrying content, and an interactive receiver which receives content and provides to a user. The interactive receiver has an interface to allow the user to interact with the content. The channel also includes...
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Machine learning and data mining

Researcher: Prof. Ran El-Yaniv

Semantic relatedness (SR) is about quantification of the intensity of how much two objects are related to each other. Most automatic SR valuation techniques rely on some kind of world or expert knowledge, which we term background knowledge. The technology...
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Matrix multiplication on large data structure

Researcher: Prof. Ran Ginosar |Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

Machine learning algorithms performed on High Performance Computers (HPC) address complex challenges. These problems are plagued by exponentially growing datasets and pose a major challenge to HPC architects as they cannot be adequately addressed by simply adding more parallel processing....
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MELoDee - multi-exponential model learning based on deep neural networks

Researcher: Dr. Mordechay (Moti) Freiman

The present technology offers a machine-learning solution to the problem of fitting multi-exponential models to observed data. The multi-exponential fitting problem appears in various science and engineering applications, such as nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, lattice quantum chromodynamics, pharmaceutics and chemical...
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Memory swapper for virtualized environments

Researcher: Prof. Assaf Schuster

The main enabling technology for cloud computing is machine virtualization, which abstracts the rigid physical infrastructure and turns it into soft components that may be easily managed and used. Clouds and virtualization are driven by strong economical incentives, notably the...
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Memristors based neural networks and neuromorphic computing

Researcher: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

The impending end of Moore’s law and Dennard's scaling require rethinking the way computing is performed. Thus, several neuro-inspired architectures have been proposed, shifting the spotlight from the traditional von Neumann paradigm to neuromorphic computing. To implement this new paradigm,...
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Message authentication based on physical location on a bus

With the ever evolving connectivity and functionality of devices, systems, infrastructures and/or the like, cyber-attacks and cyber threats may present a major and ever growing security concern for multiple networks, systems and infrastructures. Potential malicious attackers may penetrate a network...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

Method and systems of geometric deformation

Researcher: Prof. Craig (Chaim) Gotsman

During the last years, numerous graphics applications have been developed, for example for image deformation, such as “warping” or “morphing” in which one image gradually transformed into another image. This is accomplished by creating a smooth transitional link between the...
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Method for delivering query responses

Researcher: Prof. Ran El-Yaniv

Search engines and other applications, such as price comparison web sites generate web pages that may contain Snippets of information taken from other sites in response to user queries. Such applications or web sites typically return web page or another...
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AI based Optimization scheme for MIMO /Array RADAR systems reducing complexity and cost by optimizing antenna and transmitter/ Receiver topology and reducing the overall number of Transmitting/ Receiving blocks. Advantages Cost and power reduction of RADAR systems Size reduction Applications...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

ML core technology- decision trees

Researcher: Prof. Ron Kimmel

Training ensembles of randomized decision trees operating on large datasets on streaming processors such as GPUs or multi-core CPUs has classically been done utilizing large computing clusters or been mapped to the GPU in an overly specific or ineffective manner....
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Modulation techniques for optical and other networks

Researcher: Prof. Moshe Nazarathy

Cellular networks and fiber optic networks require higher data rates and improved latency. We offer technologies that include enhanced modulation schemes and their decoding techniques to facilitate the new requirements. For cellular CRAN application, to support high rates the technology...
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Molecular profiling of cancer by analysis of tissue histomorphology

Researcher: Prof. Ron Kimmel

Deep learning-based method for mapping critical receptors on cancer cells. Using digital images of biopsies taken from breast cancer patients, the new technology is expected to significantly improve personalized cancer treatments. The technology extracts molecular information from biopsy images that...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Medical Devices

Multithreading memory flow

Researcher: Prof. Avinoam Kolodny

Multithreading processors have been used to improve performance in a single core for the past two decades. One low power and low complexity multithreading technique is Switch on Event multithreading (SOE MT), also known as coarse grain multithreading and block...
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Non-invasive brain-computer interfaces

Researcher: Prof. Miriam Zacksenhouse

A person suffering neural damage may lose motor control of one or more body parts. Although some people may recover from strokes, a majority of patients suffer from residual neurological deficits that persistently impair function. Restoration of motor function involves...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Medical Devices

Non-physical detection of breathing pattern and body heat by thermal imaging

Researcher: Dr. Yonatan Savir

Throughout the years, the use of thermal imaging in different medical procedures has been growing. Applications includes fever detection, breast and skin cancer detection and estimating peripheral perfusion. Thanks to various technological advances and relatively low production costs, visible light...
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OPCloud web application

Researcher: Prof. Dov Dori

Many system designs begin as ad hoc sketches on the back of a napkin. These crude diagrams attest to the value of diagramming as a design tool. A relatively simple diagram can depict important interactions and relationships between different system...
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Optical reconfigurable logic device

Researcher: Prof. Moshe Nazarathy

In last few years, there is a need for an optical reconfigurable logic device which enables to lay foundations for all-optical networking, wherein the optical packets are routed by ultra-fast smart all-optical switches as well as optical computing devices. The...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

Optimization of virtual machines and HW CPU interface

Researcher: Prof. Yoav Etsion

Although modern systems include multiple components that need to access the disk, existing systems require that all file accesses be delegated to the operating system/hypervisor. This is due to the fact that only the operating system possesses the logical-to-physical mapping...
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Programming for electronicmemories

Researcher: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

Some Multi-Level-Cell memories suffer from nonlinearity in their switching mechanism (e.g., ReRAM). Using fixed programming pulses leads to a non-uniform level distribution and state-dependent programming which burdens the controller and demands a modified programming techniques. In order to deal with...
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Proof of Lottery (PoL), efficient blockchain

Researcher: Prof. Oded Shmueli

Blockchain networks comprise a community of computing nodes constructed to manage and maintain blockchains and are deployed to facilitate distributed ledgers for a plurality of uses and applications. The distributed ledgers stored simultaneously by a plurality untested community members may...
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Queries on social networks

Researcher: Prof. Oded Shmueli

A social network is a social structure made of units such as individuals or organizations, known as nodes which are connected via links representing friendship or the like, known as edges. Databases are used for data management of social network...
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REAL - Regulated Engagement Adaptive Learning

Researcher: Prof. Ido Roll|Dr. Ofra Amir

REAL, Regulated Engagement Adaptive Learning, is an AI-driven solution that integrates with existing learning management systems to (i) facilitate communication across teachers, students, and groups, (ii) deliver real time analytics (via dashboards and reports), and (iii) provide adaptive support for...
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Reconstruction algorithms for DNA-storage systems

Researcher: Prof. Eitan Yaakobi

Technology A DNA storage system consists of three components: (i) DNA synthesis which produces the oligonucleotides, also called strands, that encode the data ; (ii) a storage container with compartments which stores the DNA strands, however without order ; (iii)...
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Reinforcement learning of robotic control policies

Researcher: Prof. Miriam Zacksenhouse

Robots are expected to propagate over different terrains. There is a growing need to provide a method for controlling a movement of a robot that is robust, can allow the robot to propagate over terrains with positive and negative slopes,...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

Reverse engineering of a VLSI device utilizing scan-chain

Researcher: Prof. Ran Ginosar

Reverse engineering of a VLSI device is usually a two-stage process, comprising (1) extraction of a circuit description from the physical device and (2) behavioral model extraction from the circuit description (usually algorithmic). The first stage, as a rule, involves...
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RF circuits based on emerging memory technologies (memristors)

Researcher: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

A large area of the main board in a communication device is occupied by RF chips from different vendors to support different standards. Reconfigurable RFICs are an attractive feature to sustain the increasing number of standards and frequency bands of...
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RFIC Design for narrow separation FDD communication

Researcher: Dr. Emanuel Cohen

A novel circuit design comprised of an Isolator which isolates TX->RX signal and passes the TX signal to the ANT port with a -3dB loss. Tests done on actual chips has shown improved isolation compared to all known state of...
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RFIC for MIMO OFDM (5-7GHz)

Researcher: Dr. Emanuel Cohen

RFIC implementation of a transceiver front end for various applications up to 28Ghz deploying CMOS technology Advantages Enhanced TX/RX isolation utilizing CMOS technology Low cost CMOS implementation Applications and Opportunities Wifi and cellular transceiver ICS
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Road traffic forecasting system

Researcher: Prof. Tomer Toledo

Setting complex traffic light plans is a must as intersections are becoming more complicated and crowded. Current plans must take into account not only vehicles and pedestrians but also bicycles, public transportation of different types etc. The plans should provide...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science

Room temperature quantum detectors for microwave photons

Researcher: Prof. Aharon Blank

Quantum radar and quantum communication are new fields in which information is transmitted between two or more points by using single photons, referring to their quantum state (e.g., polarization, or phase) of each photon separately. In this way information can...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics|Security & Defense

Saliency algorithm: Puzzle-like Collage

Researcher: Prof. Ayellet Tal

Automatic creation of digital albums, searching for visual photos and even creating a puzzle-like collage require nicely cut and matched images. Several methods of automating creation exist, and many implementing software packages are on the market. These involve the extraction...
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Securing program execution

Researcher: Prof. Yitzhak Birk

This invention addresses the need to provide security (confidentiality and integrity) to an application running on a computer that is controlled by an untrusted owner with an untrusted operating system and even hypervisor or virtual machine monitor. Only the CPU...
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Single input multiplexed decision system

Researcher: Prof. Daniel Ramez

Many applications of genetic or metabolic engineering require inducible expression of the desired pathway. Inducible promoters are one of the easiest and most effective ways to control gene expression. However, in a more sophisticated applications there is a need to...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Information and Computer Science

Sub-band separation in optical communication

Researcher: Prof. Moshe Nazarathy

Increasing throughputs in optical communication networks require more signal processing resources in the transceivers hardware. As a result, new signal processing schemes are required to handle the requirements. The technology includes digital oversampled filter banks for the first time in...
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SURF - optimized data distribution system

Researcher: Prof. Oded Shmueli

In a hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments, an enterprise employs a number of cloud data centers, which may be geographically distributed. The problem of where to place and replicate data and applications is complicated by multiple dynamically changing conditions. There...
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System and method for emulating quantization noise for a neural network

Researcher: Prof. Alexander Bronstein

Training neural networks cannot be done with discrete values. The common solution is to approximate the quantized values with continuous ones which suffer accuracy degradation for extreme low precision especially for small models. The technology deals with training of low...
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Systems and methods for ultrasonic imaging

Researcher: Prof. Alexander Bronstein

Medical ultrasound is a wide-spread imaging modality due to its high temporal resolution, lack of harmful radiation and cost-effectiveness, which distinguishes it from other modalities such as MRI and CT. High temporal resolution is highly desired in additional to spatial...
Categories: Information and Computer Science|Medical Devices

Tools to find similarity of various common procedures across compilers and versions

Researcher: Prof. Eran Yahav

We address the problem of finding similar procedures in stripped binaries (computer machine language executable artifacts). Previous solutions cannot find similarity between binaries compiled with different compilers (compiler = translator from high-level programmer written source code to machine code), or...
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Wearable multimodality haptic feedback device

Researcher: Prof. Alon Wolf

Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) are rapidly evolving fields, with applications in multiple domains, from gaming to medicine. While the visual and auditory feedback provided have progressed greatly, accompanying devices for haptic feedback are still limited in their...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science|Medical Devices

Wide scale terrestrial imaging of the sky

Researcher: Prof. Yoav Schechner

A variety of spaceborne and airborne instruments have been applied to spatio-angularly sample and image atmospheric radiance. These imaging architectures, however, have a spatial resolution of several Km/ pixel, an angular resolution of approximately 7 angles per view, and their...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Information and Computer Science|Physics and Electro-Optics

Write-once memory (WOM) code for efficient FLASH memory utilization

Researcher: Prof. Assaf Schuster|Prof. Eitan Yaakobi

Flash based solid state disks (SSD) are widely used thanks to their short read and write latencies and increasing throughput. However, once flash cells are written upon, they must be erased before they can be rewritten. These comparatively slow erasures,...
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Yield and production optimization of photonic integrated circuits

Researcher: Prof. Moshe Nazarathy

Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) have multiple relatively slow tuning degrees of freedom (DOF), that must be adjusted in order to stabilize the PICs to their optimum operating points. Methods are needed to perform this stabilization. Without such methods, large scale integration...
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Dr. Ofra Amir

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Artificial intelligence. Human-computer interaction. Intelligent user interfaces. Applications of ai in healthcare and education.

Prof. Oded Amir

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Structural optimization. Topology optimization. Efficient computational procedures for topology optimization. Topology optimization for concrete structures. Topology optimization for additive manufacturing....

Prof. Roee Amit

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Deciphering the regulatory code and constructing novel biological scaffolds using synthetic biology and machine learning-based approaches. Live dynamical imaging of...

Dr. Yonatan Belinkov

Computer Science

Research Interests: Natural language processing. Machine learning for language understanding and generation. Neural network representations. Interpretability and robustness of machine learning models.

Prof. Aharon Ben-Tal

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Continuous optimization. Particularly nonsmooth and large-scale problems. Conic and robust optimization. Convex and nonsmooth analysis.

Prof. Alexander Bronstein

Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer vision. 3D Vision and shape analysis. Image and signal processing. Computational imaging. Machine learning. Large-scale data analysis.

Prof. Alfred Bruckstein

Computer Science

Research Interests: Image processing. Image analysis (a.k.a. Computer vision). Computer graphics. Pattern recognition. Robotics and ants. Applied geometry. Direct and inverse scattering....

Dr. Emanuel Cohen

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: mm-Wave and 60GHz circuit and applications in advanced CMOS process. Algorithmic and high speed mixed signal, high speed circuits &...

Prof. Reuven Cohen

Computer Science

Research Interests: Architectures and protocols for computer networks: the Internet, wireless networks, cellular networks, broadband access networks, sensor networks,routing protocols, multicast, MAC...

Dr. Sagi Dalyot

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Geodata sciences. Navigation, mobility and Location-based services, focusing on people with physical disabilities. User-generated geographic content, crowdsourcing and citizen science.

Prof. Carmel Domshlak

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Computational models of artificial intelligence. Decision procedures for machine learning. Autonomous systems.

Prof. Ran El-Yaniv

Computer Science

Research Interests: Statistical learning theory, data clustering and compression, applications to information retrieval. Web mining, human-computer interaction, biological sequence analysis, texture analysis...

Prof. Yoav Etsion

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture and microarchitecture. Coarse-grain reconfigurable architectures. Hardware/software interplay. Operating systems and runtime software. Parallel programming models.

Prof. Arie Feuer

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Image processing. Adaptive signal and image processing. Sampling. Signal representations. Application of deep learning in signal processing.

Prof. Anath Fischer

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Feature-based systems. Multiresolution geometric modeling methods. Computer aided geometrical design methods. Geometric reconstruction from scanned data (CT, MRI, 3D camera,...

Prof. Baruch Fischer

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Photonics. Fiber-optics; Fiber-optic communications. Nonlinear-optics. Light/photon condensation: Classical, in lasers, and Quantum-based photon Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC) in fiber cavities. Many-Body...

Prof. Roy Friedman

Computer Science

Research Interests: Distributed systems. Group communication. Middleware. Wireless ad-hoc networks. High-availability and fault-tolerance. Clustering. Scalable dynamic (P2P) systems.

Prof. Avigdor Gal

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Schema matching. Entity resolution. Semantic integration of data resources. Management of uncertain data. Business process management. Temporal databases and temporal...

Prof. Dan Geiger

Computer Science

Research Interests: The study of probabilistic models for intelligent systems, in particular, the study of Bayesian networks and their applications in Bioinformatics...

Prof. Guy Gilboa

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Image processing and computer vision, with strong focus on mathematical models related to calculus of variations and nonlinear spectral theory.

Prof. Ran Ginosar

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Many-core plural architecture. Rad-Safe VLSI for space applications. Neurochips. Asynchronous logic design. Synchronization and multi-clock domains (MCD) systems on chip...

Prof. Boaz Golany

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Operations management. Efficiency & effectiveness studies. Supply chain management. Plant layout & location. Project management.

Prof. Craig (Chaim) Gotsman

Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer graphics. Geometry processing. Web-based graphics - optimizations for transmission and rendering, parametrization, meshing, morphing, visibility, and animation.

Prof. Vadim Indelman

Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: State estimation and information fusion. Vision-aided navigation, multiple view geometry. Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM). Inference via graphical models. Multi-robot...

Prof. Ron Kimmel

Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer vision. Graphics. Geometric machine learning and big data. Computational medicine and biometry. Applied metric and differential geometries.

Dr. Fadi Kizel

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Processing and analysis of (hyper) spectral images. Remote sensing data for geoscience and digital thematic mapping.

Prof. Avinoam Kolodny

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Electronic design automation. Device, circuit and system modeling. Circuit design techniques. Engineering methodologies. Algorithms and software for analysis and synthesis...

Prof. Shay Kutten

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Distributed algorithms. Network algorithms. Communication networks. Distributed systems. Fault tolerance. Distributed data protection.

Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Circuit design. Computer architecture. Artificial intelligent. VLSI systems. Chip multiprocessor (CMP). Multithreading. Energy efficiency in computers. Hardware security. Neuromorphic computing....

Prof. Ron Lavi

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Auctions and market design. The design of efficient economic mechanisms (mechanism design). Algorithmic mechanism design. Theoretical aspects of electronic commerce....

Prof. Yehuda Leviatan

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computational techniques in electromagnetics. Electromagnetic scattering analysis. Wavelets in electromagnetics. Periodic structures and gratings. Photonic and electromagnetic crystal structures. Photonic...

Prof. David Malah

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Digital signal processing. Image, video, speech and audio: representation, coding, and transcoding. Multimedia signal processing, enhancement, and error concealment. Text-to-speech...

Prof. Yael Mandel Gutfreund

Biology

Research Interests: Computational molecular biology. Molecular recognition. Gene regulatory networks. Long non-coding RNAs. Human embryonic stem cells.

Prof. Shie Mannor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Reinforcement learning. High dimensional statistics and learning. Uncertainty and risk in decision making. Learning and modeling dynamics from data. Systems...

Prof. Shimon Marom

Medicine; Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Biological systems and networks. Neural networks: dynamics and function. Structural, functional and dynamic aspects of electrical phenomena in neural networks....

Prof. Ron Meir

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Dynamics and computation in biological networks. Reinforcement learning in natural and artificial systems. Neural encoding and decoding and multisensory integration....

Prof. Avi Mendelson

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture. Operating systems. Power management, reliability, fault-tolerance, cloud computing. HPC and GPGPU including the use of “small devices” for...

Prof. Leonid Mirkin

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Sampled-data (hybrid continuous/discrete) systems. Time-delay systems. H2 and H∞ estimation and control. Robust control. Control of flexible structures. Oversampling methods...

Ohad Nachtomy

Humanities and Arts

Research Interests: Early modern philosophy and science (especially Leibniz and Spinoza). The life sciences in early modern philosophy. Philosophy of biology. Multiculturalism....

Prof. Seffi Naor

Computer Science

Research Interests: Theory of algorithms and applications. Randomness andcomputation. Approximation and on-line algorithms. Combinatorial optimization. Randomized algorithms. Communicationnetworks. Parallel computation.

Prof. Eitan Naveh

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Managing for quality improvement and continuous innovation. Patient safety and medical treatment errors. Multilevel perspective of errors organizational intervention and...

Prof. Moshe Nazarathy

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Optical communication – advanced optical modulation formats and equalization techniques, MIMO techniques over multimode optical interconnects. Translucent optical networks, links...

Prof. Yael Nemirovsky

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: With MEMS: Thermal TMOS IR uncooled Sensors; Thermal TeraMOS THz uncooled Sensors; Thermal GMOS Gas Sensors. W/O MEMS: CMOS SPAD...

Prof. Ariel Orda

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Network routing. Survivability. QoS provisioning. Wireless networks. The application of game theory to computer networking. Network pricing.

Prof. Moshe Porat

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Signal and image processing. Medical imaging. Computer vision. Biological visual and auditory systems. Time-frequency representations. Multimedia systems. Image and video...

Prof. Roi Reichart

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Natural Language Processing (NLP). Machine Learning. Out of distribution generalization in NLP: domain adaptation and cross-lingual learning. Causal Inference in...

Prof. Elon Rimon

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Robot vehicles: navigating an experimental mobile robot to a goal while avoiding collision with obstacles, while information is gathered on-line...

Prof. Dan Ritter

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: High speed indium phosphide based electronics. Optoelectronic integration. Indium phosphide optoelectronics. MetalOrganic Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MOMBE).

Prof. Ehud Rivlin

Computer Science

Research Interests: Robot vision. Robot navigation. Motion planning. Visual servoing. Active vision. Object recognition. Artificial intelligence. Image understanding. Image processing. Image databases.

Prof. Ido Roll

Education in Science and Technology

Research Interests: Scientific literacies and inquiry learning. Interactive learning environments. Learning analytics and educational data mining. Self-regulated learning.

Prof. Yoav Schechner

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer vision. Optics. Imaging computational tomography. light in nature. Spaceborne missions. Environmental climate. Signal processing. Biological signals. Image structure and...

Dr. Yosi Shamay

Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Personalized nano-medicine. Nano-informatics. Computational prediction of medicinal nanoparticles’ self-assembly. Using ionizing radiation for nanoparticle targeting. Development of fluorescent super-stabilizers for...

Prof. Nahum Shimkin

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Stochastic control, Markov decision processes. Reinforcement learning, online learning, bandit processes. Queueing systems: game theoretic analysis and control. Trajectory optimization...

Prof. Oded Shmueli

Computer Science

Research Interests: Database systems: Theoretical aspects of query processing in relational databases, XML databases and logic based databases (Datalog). System issues: Physical...

Prof. Itzhak Shmulevich

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Soil/Machine interaction. Non-destructive firmness measuring of fruits and vegetables. Computation and modeling of agricultural and natural materials.

Prof. Mark Silberstein

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer systems. Operating systems. Compute and I/O accelerator. Hardware security and side channels. GPGPU and FPGA computing. Trusted execution environments....

Prof. Ofer Strichman

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Formal verification of finite-state systems. Model-checking and bounded model-checking. Decision procedures for first-order theories in the Satisfiability Modulo Theories (SMT)...

Prof. Ronen Talmon

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Geometry-based Data Analysis & Modelling. Applied Harmonic Analysis. Diffusion Geometry. Speech Enhancement. Biomedical Signal Processing. Computational Neuroscience.

Prof. Eitan Yaakobi

Computer Science

Research Interests: Coding theory. Information theory. Non-volatile memories. DNA storage. Distributed storage. Private information retrieval.

Prof. Eran Yahav

Computer Science

Research Interests: Program synthesis, machine learning and information-retrieval techniques for PL. Program analysis, abstract interpretation, verification. Programming Languages, software engineering.

Prof. Miriam Zacksenhouse

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Machine learning for robotic control. Invasive brain machine interfaces (BMIS). Non-invasive brain computer interfaces (BCIS). Computational motor control. Neural oscillators...

Prof. Yehoshua Zeevi

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Biological and computational vision. Visual communication and image representation. Intelligent image acquisition and processing technology. Biological and artificial neural networks....