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DSI Dinner – March 13, 2023

March 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm IST


The event took place at BIU’s Brain Research Center hall (Building 901).


17:00-17:15: Gathering and refreshments 

17:15-17:30: Opening notes Prof. Onn Shehory

17:30-17:40: Prof. Maayan Zhitomirsky-Geffet, Sarit Sambol-Szasz (Libraries and Information System)
Digital Humanities Tools and Resources
(part1, part2)

17:40-18:30: Selected talks by DSI grant recipients:  

Dr. Mor Mitrani (Political Studies)
An NLP-based platform for studying international relations
(part1, part2, part3)

Prof. Amir Leshem (Engineering)
Collaborative multi-agent learning in communication-limited environments and applications
(part1, part2)

Prof. Ilanit Gordon (Psychology), Prof. Ronny Bartsch (Physics)
Predicting team performance from an integrated approach to automated signal analysis
(part1, part2, part3)

18:30-19:00: Guest Speaker
Prof. Prof. Dafna Shahaf (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
A Hard Look at Soft Concepts
(part1, part2, part3)

19:00-20:00: Poster Session and Dinner – Learn about DS@BIU, mingle and look for collaborations!

Poster Session:

Name Advisor Dept. Title
Binyamin Knisbacher
Faculty of Life Sciences Studying heterogeneity in aging and cancer through single-cell gene expression networks
Alexandra Osipov Simi Haber Faculty of Exact Sciences The importance of an earthquake’s parameters on financial losses, Dead Sea Fault, Israel
Anna Khalemsky Roy Gelbard Faculty of Social Sciences Semi-supervised approach for latent feature extraction and classification improvement using cluster analysis: the case of micro-mobility severe and fatal accidents.
Benjamin Menashe Michal Ben-Shachar The impact of mirative markers on reaction to unexpected words in Hebrew sentences
Alon Bartal Faculty of Social Sciences Identifying Women with Post-Delivery Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder using Natural Language Processing of Personal Childbirth Narratives
Michal Roth Dan Major and Yoni Toker Physics A Monte Carlo-Simulated Annealing and Machine Learning Based Funneled Approach for Finding the Global Minimum Structure of Molecular Clusters
Miriam Karmon Erez Levanon Faculty of Life Sciences Altered RNA Editing in Atopic Dermatitis Highlights the Role of Double-Stranded RNA for Immune Surveillance
Eshed Rabinovitch Elana Zion-Golumbic Neural decoding of selective attention to speech from real-space recorded acoustic mixtures
Maor Erez Levanon Faculty of Life Sciences Deciphering functional attributes of RNA-editing sites in the human brain
Asaf Tamam Amiyaal Ilany Faculty of Life Sciences Predicting the probability of unknown interactions in animal social networks
Ofir Stegmann Oren Perez Faculty of Law Private-Public Interaction in Transnational Networks
Dror Mughaz Computer Science Can a single vector capture the spirit of an entire sentence?
Dror Nughaz Computer Science Analysis of the linguistic richness of the members of the Knesset
Shani Zev Dan T. Major Chemistry Integrated modeling platform to tackle biosynthesis of natural products
Moran Baruch Yoav Goldberg Computer Science Fast and secure ResNet inference
Thomas Konstantinovsky Gur Yaari Faculty of Engineering A Novel Approach to T-Cell Receptor Beta Chain (TCRB) Repertoire Encoding Using Lossless String Compression
Orel Babayoff Onn Shehory Management Schedule Optimization in Healthcare Organizations
Ayelet Gur yaari Faculty of Engineering IGHV allele similarity clustering improves genotype inference from adaptive immune receptor repertoire sequencing data
Eshed Rabonovitch Elana Zion Golumbic Neural decoding of selective attention to speech from real-space recorded acoustic mixtures
Oshrit Shtossel Yoram Louzoun Mathematics Ordering taxa in Image convolution networks improve microbiome-based machine learning accuracy
Hadas Neuman Prof. Ramit Mehr Faculty of Life Sciences B cell M-CLL Clones Retain Selection Against Replacement Mutations in their Immunoglobulin gene Framework Regions
Ruben wolhandler ido dagan Computer Science How multi is multi document summarization
Michelle Aluf-Medina Prof. Hillel Kugler Faculty of Engineering Simulation and Verification of Network-Based Biocomputation Circuit
Ori Ernst Ido Dagan, Jacob Goldberger Faculty of Engineering Beyond End-to-End: The Case of Multi Document Summarization
Eitan, Tannenbaum Hillel Kugler Faculty of Engineering Modeling developmental and stem cell systems using formal reasoning and a data science approach


March 13
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm IST
Event Category:


The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center (building 901), Bar-Ilan University

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