Research Interests

Machine learning and data mining
Online algorithms and competitive analysis
Computational finance

 Professional Activities

Program committees:

 Contact Information

Computer Science Department
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel
Office: Taub 526
Phone/Fax: +972-4-829-3379
Email: rani at

 Office Hours

Thursdays 14:30-15:30 during the second semester;
otherwise, appointments can be made by email

 Click-worthy links and News

Who touched my keyboard? Learning to identify a typist:

Online Computation and Competitive Analysis: A textbook by Allan Borodin and Ran El-Yaniv

Classification Applet: An applet demonstrating many classifiers as well as a new localized boosting algorithm.

Learning Textures: Statistical "cloning" of 2D textures and movies.

Learning Club: A Technion Machine Learning forum