I am a PhD student at the Deptartment of Electrical Engineering of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Yuval Cassuto, working on codes for measurement channels in non-volatile multi-level memories.
If you have ideas for projects that involve speech/image/video processing or coding theory, please let me know (see below some examples).
1. Coding theory (especially LDPC codes and BP decoding)
2. Information theory
3. Lossless/lossy image/video compression
4. Video processing and computer vision
1. Introduction to Coding Theory for Communications (046205) (in charge), 2012-
2. Video Signal Processing (049015) (in charge), 2010-2011
3. Calculus 2m/2 (104022) (in charge), 2008-2013
4. Project supervisor at Signal and Image Processing Lab (SIPL), Vision and Image Science Lab (VISL) and Communication Lab (CommLab)
5. Introduction to Digital Communication (046206) – Exercise grader
1. Manipulation of Unvoiced Fricatives for Improved Discrimination by Hearing Impaired by Rami Cohen, Oren Ierushalmi, Yizhar Lavner, Michal Genussov and Ami Steiner, iberSPEECH 2012, November 2012, Madrid, Spain
2. LORD: LOw-complexity, Rate-controlled, Distributed video coding system by Rami Cohen and David Malah, SITIS 2012, November 2012, Sorrento, Italy
1. Chan-Vese algorithm (Active contours) - Implementation (MATLAB code files can be requested by mail)
2. Distributed Video Coding (including Bayer data compression, Demosaicing algorithms, Super resolution and Scalable Video Coding. Appendix on syndrome encoding is included)
3. Face Recognition using Curvelet Transform (including appendices on k-NN and SVM. MATLAB code files can be requested by mail)
4. Statistical Analysis of the Autoregressive Modeling of Reverberant Speech (summary of dereverberation method using LPC coefficients + suggested improvement in format of a paper), Presentation
5. (review of the method and of two specific papers by Donoho (Adapting to Unknown Smoothness via Wavelet Shrinkage) and Cai (Incorporating information on neighbouring coefficients into wavelet estimation))
7. Hearing Impairment Simulation – Loudness Recruitment and Spectral Smearing (Implementation in MATLAB can be requested by mail)
1. – SIPL annual project presentation day, June 2012
2. Manipulation of Phonemes for Application in Digital Hearing Instruments, IAA Conference 2012, Ben-Gurion University, Israel, September 2012
4. LORD: LOw-complexity, Rate-controlled, Distributed video coding system, SITIS 2012, November 2012, Sorrento, Italy
Current and former students (undergraduate projects):
1. Assaf Hallak (currently a PhD student at the Technion) and Keren Levinstein-Hallak (currently an MSc student at Weizmann Institute of Science), Compression of Bayer-format videos, with CByond (Olympus Israel), October 2011.
2. Uriel Moreira (graduate of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University) and Tianqiong Luo (graduate of Fudan University, Shanghai, China) Infant cry detection, July 2012.
3. Ofer Stern and Idan Rahamim (graduates of the EE dept., Technion), Phonemes Manipulation for Application in Digital Hearing Instruments, February 2013.
4. Gilad Avrashi and Shlomi Mosseri (Currently final-year students at the EE dept., Technion), Video Coding for Underwater Transmission, with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., in progress (from March 2013).
5. Alex Lin and Dekel Santo (Currently final-year students at the EE dept., Technion), Traffic regulation using traffic-light-mounted cameras, in progress (from October 2013).
6. Aviv Barabi and Dvir Sasson (Currently final-year students at the EE dept., Technion), Low complexity raw data image compression of capsule endoscopy images, with Given Imaging Ltd., in progress (from October 2013).
2. Presentation 1 (June 2010), Presentation 2 (November 2010) and poster on “Discrimination of Unvoiced Phonemes for Application in Hearing Aid Instruments” using machine learning methods (SIPL Project). Including review of Diffusion Maps and Hearing Impairment Simulations – Loudness Recruitment and Spectral Smearing.
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