Ofir Pele


Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Department of Computer Science and Mathematics
Ariel University
Building 11
Room 11.3.13D
Office phone: +972-74-780-8943
Email: ofirp@ariel.ac.il

Open positions for excellent and motivated M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and postdocs !

Research topics include (but not limited to):
- Distance functions and efficient algorithms.
- Machine learning and its application: cyber, medical, etc.
- Computer vision: template matching, color, etc.


* Analyzing HTTPS Encrypted Traffic to Identify User Operating System, Browser and Application
Jonathan Muehlstein, Yehonatan Zion, Maor Bahumi, Itay Kirshenboim, Ran Dubin, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele
arXiv 2016 [pdfbibtex ]
* Real Time Video Quality Representation Classification of Encrypted HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming - the Case of Safari
Ran Dubin, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele, Ofer Hadar, Itay Richman, Ofir Trabelsi
arXiv 2016 [pdfbibtex ]
* I Know What You Saw Last Minute - Encrypted HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming Title Classification
Ran Dubin, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele, Ofer Hadar
arXiv 2016 [pdfbibtex ]
* Adaptation Logic for HTTP Dynamic Adaptive Streaming using Geo-Predictive Crowdsourcing
Ran Dubin, Ofer Hadar, Itay Katz, Ori Mashiach, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele
arXiv 2016 [pdfbibtex ]
* The Tangent Earth Mover's Distance
Ofir Pele, Ben Taskar
GSI 2013, Oral [pdfbibtex,  soon code]
* The Pairwise Piecewise-Linear Embedding for Efficient Non-Linear Classification
Ofir Pele, Ben Taskar, Amir Globerson, Michael Werman
ICML 2013 [pdfbibtex code,   movie]
* Improving Perceptual Color Difference using Basic Color Terms
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
arXiv 2012 [pdfbibtex code ]
* Distance Functions: Theory, Algorithms and Applications
Ofir Pele
Ph.D. Thesis 2011 (includes a new non-linear, non-Mahalanobis metric learning method in chapter 5) [pdfbibtex ]
* Spectral-Based 2D/3D X-ray to CT Image Rigid Registration
Moti Freiman, Ofir Pele, Aviv Hurvitz, Michael Werman, Leo Joskowicz
SPIE 2011 [pdfbibtex ]
* The Quadratic-Chi Histogram Distance Family
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ECCV 2010 [pdfbibtex homepage code]
* Fast and Robust Earth Mover's Distances
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ICCV 2009 [pdfbibtex homepage code]
* A Linear Time Histogram Metric for Improved SIFT Matching
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ECCV 2008 [pdfbibtex homepage code SiftDist code EMD_MOD ]
* Robust Real Time Pattern Matching using Bayesian Sequential Hypothesis Testing
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
PAMI 2008 [pdfbibtex homepage code (Alg. 5 clean code) code (all code) ]
* Accelerating Pattern Matching or How Much Can You Slide?
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ACCV 2007 [pdfbibtex]


2010   ECCV 2010 Tutorial: Distance Functions and Metric Learning
2005-2010   Programming workshops in C (67316) and C++ (67317)