List of past students
List of present students

Students Theses


List of past students

MIT - Ph.D.

Alexander Pentland Ph.D. 1982

Ellen Hildreth Ph.D. 1983
The Measurement of Visual Motion

Donald Hoffman Ph.D. 1983

Dimitri Terzoupolous Ph.D. 1984
Multi-resolution Computation of Visible Surface Representation

Dan Huttenlocher. Ph.D. 1988
Three-Dimensional Recognition of Solid Objects from a Two-dimensional Image.

Brian Subirana Ph.D. 1993
Mid-level Vision and Recognition of Non-rigid Objects

MIT - M.Sc.

Michael Dennis Riley M.Sc. 1981
The Representation of Image Texture

John Loofbourrow M.Sc. 1983
A Region Fill Algorithm Using Multiple Levels of Resolution

John Bradstreet M.Sc. 1983
Identifying Tokens in the Zero Crossings of Dog-Convoluted Images.

James V. Mahoney M.Sc. 1987
Image Chunking: Defining Spatial Building Blocks for Scene Analysis

Paul Wagner M.Sc. 1990

Anselm Spoerri M.Sc. 1991
The Early Detection of Motion Boundaries.

Ivan Bachelder M.Sc. 1991
Contour Matching Using Local Affine Transformations

Pamela R. Lipson M.Sc. 1993
Model Guided Correspondence


Shimon Edelman Ph.D. 1988
The Generation and Recognition of Cursive Handwriting
(Co-supervised with Tamar Flash)

Dov Dori Ph.D. 1988
Detection and Interpretation of Dimensions in Machine Drawings
(Co-supervised with Amir Pnueli)

Miri Dick Ph.D. 1990
Parallel and Serial Processes in Motion Detection

Ronen Basri Ph.D. 1991
The Recognition of 3-D Solid Objects from 3-D Images

Rami Guissin Ph.D. 1991
Visually-guided Navigation Using Velocity Fields

Yerucham Shapira Ph.D. 1991
A Pictorial Approach to Object Classification and Recognition across Shape Changes.

Avidan Akireb Ph.D. 1993
Real Time Associative Vision Machine
(Co-supervized with Smil Ruhman)

Yael Moses Ph.D. 1995
Face Recognition: Generalization to Novel Images.

Doron Shoham Ph.D. 1998
The Use of Intrinsic Axes in Recognition and Localization of 3-D Objects

Assaf Zeira Ph.D. 1999
Combining Bottom-Up and Top-Down Processing in Visual Object Recognition

Amir Shmuel Ph.D. 1999
Visual Areas V1 and V2: Functional Architecture and Organization of the Inter-Connectivity as Revealed by Optical Imaging
(Co-supervised with Amir Grinvald)

Michael Kositsky Ph.D. 1999
Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition by Sequences of Elementary Actions
(Co-supervised with Tamar Flash)

Erez Sali Ph.D.2001
Class-Based Visual Recognition and Reconstuction

Dror Zur Ph.D. 2002
Filling-in of Disrupted Visual Input - Measurement, Modeling and Visual Aids

Eran Borenstein Ph.D. 2005

Michel Vidal-Naquet Ph.D. 2005

Evgeniy Bart Ph.D. 2006

Sharon Gilai-Dotan Ph.D. 2007


Boris Epshetein Ph.D. 2007
Representation for Recognition: Fragment Hierarchies and Semantic Features

Roman Dovgrad Ph.D. 2007

Michael Fink Ph.D. 2009

Dan Levi Ph.D. 2009

Shai Litvak Ph.D. 2009

Leonid Karlinsky Ph.D. 2010

Michael Dinerstein Ph.D. 2010


Shimon Edelman M.Sc. 1985
Fast Distributed Boundary Activation

Avner Shafrir M.Sc. 1985
Fast Region Coloring and the Computation of Inside/Outside Relations

Moshe Keydar M.Sc. 1985
Automatic Focusing

Ilana Yossef M.Sc. 1985
False Zero-Crossings

Gadi Koren M.Sc. 1985

Yoel Yolis M.Sc. 1986

Yael Neuman-Moses M.Sc. 1986

Yoni Cheifetz M.Sc. 1988
Stereo Correspondence: Area Correlation and Token-matching Schemes and their Integration

Doron Shoham M.Sc. 1988

Avishai Zilbershatz M.Sc. 1989
Selective Chunking: Selectively Collecting Image Elements into Meaningful Units.

Amnon Shashua M.Sc. 1988
Structural Saliency: The Detection of Globally Salient Structures Using a Locally Connected Network.

Yaron Caspi M.Sc. 1994
Human-like Line Drawing Interpretation

Michael Kositsky M.Sc. 1994
Classification by Unions of Ellipsoids

Moshe Bar M.Sc. 1994
Spatial Context in Recognition

Leonid Peshkin M.Sc. 1995
Statistical Methods in the Analysis of Brain Optical Data

Ariel Ben-Porat M.Sc. 1998
The effect of ongoing activity on the variability of single cell and population neuronal responses and the development of tools and techniques for electrophysiological studies
(Co-supervised with Ehud Ahissar)

Chen Brestel M.Sc.1998
Multi-views modeling & synthesis

Eran Borenstein M.Sc. 2000

Sergei Solobiev M.Sc. 2000
Shift invariant object recognition

Byung-Woo Hong M.Sc. 2001

Ayelet Axelrod M.Sc. 2002

Adi Ecker M.Sc.2003

Lev Faivishevsky M.Sc. 2003

Aron Inger M.Sc. 2003

Evgeniy Bart M.Sc. 2004

Dan Levi M.Sc. 2004

Leonid Karlinsky M.Sc. 2005.

Michael Dinerstein M.Sc.2006

Ita Lifshitz M.Sc. 2006

Mohamed Hegaze M.Sc. 2006

Uri Klein M.Sc. 2006

Sharon Gilat M.Sc. 2007

Maria Zeldin M.Sc. 2009
Skin-Color Based Detection of People in an Image

Yuval Kaminka M.Sc. 2009 (Joint)
Error correction and prediction in a model of the feedback projection from V1 to the LGN

Shira Ozana M.Sc. 2010 (Joint)
Development of an Image Identification Decoder for Voltage-sensitive Dye Signal in Early Visual Cortex of Fixating Monkeys

List of Present Students


Daniel Harari
Nimrod Dorfman


Kalman Berkowitz
David Huberman
Mary Kloc
Uri Patish

Students Theses

Ayelet Akselrod-Ballin, Distinctive and Compact Features, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2002.

Ady Ecker, Images Similarity Based on the Distributions of Similar Substructures, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2002.

Lev Faivishevsky, Recognition Cascades, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2002.

Byung-Woo Hong, Feature Selection for Sub-Ordinate Classification, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2002.

Aron Inger, Automatic Features Based Illumination Insensitive Facial Recognition Schemes, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2002.

Dan Levi, A Network Model for Fragment-Based Object Classification, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2003.

Leonid Karlinsky, The Learning and Use of Graphical Models for Image Interpretation, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2004.

Ita Lifshitz, Image Interpretation using Bottom-up Top-down Cycle on Fragment Trees, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2005.

Mohamed Hegaze, Efficient Similarity Computation with Variable Neighbourhood Size in High Dimensional Spaces, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, 2006.

Uri Klein, A Neurobiological Feature Hierarchies Extraction Network Model for Object Classification , M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2006.

Michal Kiwkowitz, Improving Performance and Applying Cascades in Visual Classification, M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2006.

Leonid Karlinsky, ‘Visual verb phrases’: towards the recognition of actions and their components, Ph.D. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 2010.