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Name: Yaron Caspi
Born: Oct. 2nd, 1963, Israel
Married + 4
Address: 17 Hashirion St.
Ness Ziona 70486
TEL: +972-8-9405979 (H)
Ph.D. Weizmann Institute of Science
Thesis title: Sequences to Sequence Alignment. Supervisor Dr. Michal Irani.
1992 - 1993
M.Sc. Weizmann Institute of Science
Field of study: Applied Mathematics & Computer Science. Average 95 (A+).
Thesis title: “Human Like Line-Drawing Interpretation”. Supervisor Prof. Shimon Ullman.
1989 - 1991
B.Sc. Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Majors: Mathematics & Computer Science. Average 91 (A).
Honorable Mention for the 2001 Marr Prize given at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) Vancouver, Canada, July 2001.
Best Paper at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2002.
J. F. Kennedy award for Ph.D research given by Weizmann Institute of Science 2002. (The highest award at the Weizmann Institute of Science).
The Israeli Knesset (the Israeli parliament) outstanding student list 2002.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Dean’s list 1990.
2004 – present
Post doctorate Fellow at, Tel Aviv University.
Post doctorate Fellow at computer vision laboratory, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
07-10 / 2002
06-09 / 2003
06-09 / 2004
Visiting Researcher at the Interactive visual media group, Microsoft Research (Redmond)
1) Conference Program Committee, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2004.
2) Workshop Program Committee, 2nd Workshop on Statistical Methods in Video
3) Workshop Program Committee, ACM 2nd International Workshop on
Video Surveillance & Sensor Networks 2004.
Industrial Work Experience-
Provide consulting services and short term software project for digital video application for companies worldwide. List of companies includes:
Intel Analysis of video applications
Darby & Darby Patent attorneys
Sagarmatha Data mining applications
Vectop Night vision systems manufactures
Xpose Digital video watermarking
ElOp Change detection in airborne images.
Tidex Systems Ltd. – Tel Aviv, Israel
1997 – 1998
Chief Technology Officer
Developed technologies for video based virtual reality.
1996 – 1997
Senior Algorithm Engineer
Responsible for developing the algorithms for the wide screen technology.
1994 - 1996
ELOP Electro Optics Industries – Rehovot, Israel
Group Leader in Image Processing Lab
Led two groups: 1) Image processing group for an airborne electro-optical remote sensor.
1993 - 1994
Indigo – Rehovot, Israel
UNIX Programmer in software group.
1981 - 1988
Position: Rescue helicopter pilot.