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Prof. Dror Gideon
Fields of Research
Prof. Dror Gideon
School of Computer Science

Machine learning applications in:

  • community question answering services

  • Recommender systems

  • Activity recognition, marketing, medicine, psychology

  • Natural language processing

  • Computer vision

  • High-energy physics

  • Bioinformatics

Short Bio

Gideon Dror received the B.Sc. (cum laude) and Ph.D. degrees in physics from the Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, in 1985 and 1991, respectively. From 1991 to 1993, he held a research position at the Nuclear Physics Department, Tel-Aviv University.

Since 1996 he is with the Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo. From 2003 to 2008 he served as the Head of the artificial intelligence program. Dror was nominated full professor in 2014 and is the Dean of the computer science school since 2016.

Selected Publications

  1. G. Dror & S. Rozenbaum (2017), Learning handwriting patterns of dysgraphic children. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems vol. 47, no. 2

  2. U. Ruhrmair, J. Solter, F. Sehnke, X. Xu, A. Mahmoud, V. Stoyanova, G. Dror, J. Schmidhuber, W. Burleson, S. Devadas (2013) PUF Modeling Attacks on Simulated and Silicon Data. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 8(11): 1876-1891.

  3. Koenigstein, N., Dror, G., & Koren, Y. (2011, October). Yahoo! music recommendations: modeling music ratings with temporal dynamics and item taxonomy. In Proceedings of the fifth ACM conference on Recommender systems (pp. 165-172).‏

  4. Shi, Q., Petterson, J., Dror, G., Langford, J., Smola, A., & Vishwanathan, S. V. N. (2009). Hash kernels for structured data. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 10(Nov), 2615-2637.‏

  5. Eisenthal, Y., Dror, G., & Ruppin, E. (2006). Facial attractiveness: Beauty and the machine. Neural Computation, 18(1), 119-142.‏

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