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Shai Agassi speaks to CS audience
Shai Agassi speaks to CS audience
Thursday, December 25, 2003
Shai Agassi, a Technion CS graduate and Chief technology developer and executive board member of SAP, the world's largest business-software company, spoke Tuesday evening in front of a packed Auditorium on: The IT Industry: "What is Its Role and Where is It Heading?". The talk, ...
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Microsoft and HP Contribution to ISL
Microsoft and HP Contribution to ISL
Thursday, December 4, 2003
Microsoft and HP seminar to mark their contribution of pc's to the farm and to the Intelligent Systems Laboratory on 10.12.03. Agenda
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CS honors Prof. Shimon Even on his retirement
CS honors Prof. Shimon Even on his retirement
Thursday, November 27, 2003
On the 20th of November, 2003, the Computer Science Dept. honored Prof. Shimon Even, on the occasion of his retirement. The first event included a reception and a scientific talk by the distinguished scientist, Professor Silvio Micali from MIT, who came all the way from ...
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Dr. Michael Elad joins CS
Dr. Michael Elad joins CS
Tuesday, October 21, 2003
Dr. Michael Elad has joined the CS department. His main areas of research are image processing and computer vision. Dr. Elad received his PhD in 1997 from the Technion. After his studies he worked at ATL, HP and Jigami and taught at the EE department ...
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CS celebrates the beginning of the new semester
CS celebrates the beginning of the new semester
Tuesday, October 21, 2003
The faculty and staff of the department gathered on 21/10/03 to celebrate the beginning of the semester. The dean, Prof. Alon Itai, congratulated the new faculty and wished everybody a fruitful semester. The dean handed the "excellent employee" awards to Esther Avital, our secretary, and ...
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CS starts new semester with an orientation day for new students
CS starts new semester with an orientation day for new students
Tuesday, October 21, 2003
The computer science department opened the school year with an orientation day for the new students. 165 new students joined the general tracks this semester and 20 students joined the Information Systems track.
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Minister of Science and Technion President visit CS
Minister of Science and Technion President visit CS
Friday, September 5, 2003
On Friday, 5/9/03, Mr. Mudi Zandberg, minister of science and technology,and Prof. Yizhak Apeloig, president of the Technion, visited the CS department. The visitors met with the research team that recently broke the GSM code - Prof. Eli Biham, Elad Barkan and Nathan Keller.
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CS researchers crack GSM encryption
CS researchers crack GSM encryption
Wednesday, September 3, 2003
Prof. Eli Biham, doctoral student Elad Barkan and Nathan Keller, have succeeded in cracking the popular GSM cellular phone network encryption code. The researchers presented their findings at the recent Crypto Conference in Santa Barbara, California. The findings were greeted with excitement and widespread interest ...
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Who touched my keyboard? Learning to identify a typist
Who touched my keyboard? Learning to identify a typist
Monday, September 1, 2003
A computer system developed by students in the Data Mining Laboratory at the Computer Science Department is able to identify the typist according to typing patterns. Ido Yariv and Mordechai Nisenson, working under the supervision of Dr. Ran El-Yaniv and Prof. Ron Meir (of the ...
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CS undergrads awarded prizes for outstanding projects
CS undergrads awarded prizes for outstanding projects
Sunday, August 10, 2003
The CS faculty awarded prizes to the following three teams of undergraduate students for outstanding (software) projects performed over the past academic year: 1. Baruch Gilburd: VMIM - A Volumetric Medical Imaging Manipulation Environment 2. Yaniv Altshuler, Jonathan Laserson and Yaron Yaffe: Fire Chariots - ...
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CS graduates win prestigious fellowships
CS graduates win prestigious fellowships
Tuesday, July 22, 2003
The department congratulates the following CS graduate students on winning prestigious fellowships: Orr Dunkelman - Charles Clore fellowship Elad Barkan - Intel Fellowship Sharon Shoham - Intel Fellowship
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A Welcome open day for newly accepted Computer Science undergrads
A Welcome open day for newly accepted Computer Science undergrads
Sunday, July 20, 2003
On Tuesday, July 8 the Computer Science department hosted the newly accepted undergraduate students. During this day, the students got acquainted with the department faculty, students, research laboratories and the faculty engineers and staff. The event included numerous interesting presentations (see program). The photos were ...
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New book by Prof. Avram Sidi
New book by Prof. Avram Sidi
Saturday, July 12, 2003
Cambridge University Press just published a new book by Prof. Avram Sidi titled: Practical Extrapolation Methods: Theory and Applications. The book is No. 10 in Cambridge Monographs in Applied and Computational Mathematics, 2003. An important problem that arises in many scientific and engineering applications is ...
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Winners of Excellent Teaching Assistant Awards are Announced
Winners of Excellent Teaching Assistant Awards are Announced
Friday, June 27, 2003
The computer science department announced the winners of the Excellent TA awards for last winter semester. The award was won by Dan Guez, Yaniv Hamo and by Roy Schwartz for the second time. Excellent TA awards were also won by Roee Engelberg, Saher Asmir, David ...
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CS IAP annual research day was held on 28/5/2003
CS IAP annual research day was held on 28/5/2003
Sunday, June 15, 2003
The Computer Science Industrial Affiliation Program Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP) annual Research Day was held on May 28, 2003. Many representatives from the local hi-tech industry and academia participated in the successful event, during which 20 faculty members described recent developments in their research areas. ...
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CS undergraduate project get national exposure.
CS undergraduate project get national exposure.
Tuesday, June 10, 2003
The Maariv newspaper published an article about a project performed in the Distributed systems Laboratory that investigated scalable coordination among mobile nodes using wireless gossiping technology. In this projected, conducted by Yaniv Altshuler, Yony Laserson, Yaron Yaffe, under the supervision of Dr. Roy Friedman, a ...
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CS grads win important prizes
CS grads win important prizes
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
The following graduate students of our department won important prizes recently. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Michal Aharon -- Gutwirth Fellowship Elad Barkan -- Special Gutwirth Fellowship Maayan Fishelzon -- Special Gutwirth Fellowship Erez Hadad -- Special Gutwirth Fellowship Yair Koren -- Applied Materials ...
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KLA-Tencor Israel donated a wafer inspection system worth $0.5 M to ISL.
KLA-Tencor Israel donated a wafer inspection system worth $0.5 M to ISL.
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
KLA-Tencor donated a KLA 5200XP, a wafer inspection system worth $0.5 M, to ISL. This system includes a state of the art optical system that can notice less than a micron defects in wafers used by chipmakers in the semiconductors industry. The system will be ...
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CNN news publishes an item about research results of Prof. Ron Kimmel and three graduate
Tuesday, March 11, 2003
students CNN news published an item about research results of Prof. Ron Kimmel and three graduate students, Asi Elad, and Alex and Michael Bronstein. The project presents a new approach for 3D face recognition. The facial surface scanned in a fraction of a second and ...
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Over 400 visitors on open day
Over 400 visitors on open day
Thursday, February 27, 2003
The open day of the Technion took place on Thursday, February 20. More than 400 visitors came to know better the faculty by receiving information from faculty and student attendants, and by visiting the faculty labs. Prof. Tuvi Etzion gave a general overview of the ...
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GIP project appears in Israeli TV news
GIP project appears in Israeli TV news
Friday, January 31, 2003
Channel 2 news broadcasted an item about a research project performed in the Geometric Image Processing Lab in the Computer Science Department. The project presents a new approach for face 3D recognition based on a coded-light range camera, which allows acquisition of the face in ...
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Two CS graduates win Wolf prize
Two CS graduates win Wolf prize
Sunday, January 12, 2003
We would like to congratulate our graduate students who won the prestigious Wolf prize for this year. The winners are: Julia Chuzhoy -- Wolf prize for outstanding Ph.D. students Niv Buchbinder -- Wolf prize for outstanding M.Sc. students The competition for the Wolf prize is ...
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The Faculty is awarded an IBM Shared University Grant
The Faculty is awarded an IBM Shared University Grant
Wednesday, January 1, 2003
The Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Medical Faculties of the Technion have been awarded an IBM Shared University Research (SUR) grant. The IBM SUR program is a worldwide equipment award program designed to promote research in areas of mutual value and interest to IBM and ...
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