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Name:            Yaron Caspi

Born:                Oct. 2nd, 1963, Israel   

I.D.                    057682007

                          Married + 4

Address:        17 Hashirion St.

                          Ness Ziona  70486


TEL:                 +972-8-9405979 (H)

                                  +972-8-9386713 (W)            

E-mail:            caspiy@tau.ac.il




1999- 6/2002

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.


Work Experience-

 2004 – present 

Post doctorate Fellow at, Tel Aviv University.

2003- 2004

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)


Professional Activities-

1) Conference Program Committee, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2004.

2) Workshop Program Committee, 2nd Workshop on Statistical Methods in Video

Processing 2004.

3) Workshop Program Committee, ACM 2nd International Workshop on

Video Surveillance & Sensor Networks 2004.


Industrial Work Experience-

Independent Consultant

1999- Present

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 IndustriesRehovot, 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


Rank: Major. 

Position: Rescue helicopter pilot.