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DMBI2019

Data Mining for Business Intelligence

Ben Gurion University of the Negev

BGU Main Campus, Abraham Ben David Ohayon Behavioral Sciences Complex, Auditorium 01
July 4th, 2019

The Conference

July 4th, 2019
09:00 am
7th Annual Conference

The seventh DMBI- DataScience@BGU conference, organized by the Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners in data mining, .data science, machine learning, predictive analytics and related fields, to discuss emerging trends and key issues in research and practical utilization of data science methods for various domains..  

 The conference speakers include the most respected and knowledgeable data science experts from Academia and Industry that will discuss the state-of-the-art research and practice in machine learning, lessons learned,   innovative ideas, and prospects for the future. The DMBI annual conference is preceded by a Data Hackathon whose winners are announced at the conference.

 
The conference is co-chaired by Prof. Bracha Shapira, Prof. Mark Last and Prof. Lior Rokach

Prof. Bracha Shapira
Prof. Mark Last
Prof. Lior Rokach
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Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Barak Chizi
Keynote - KBC
Avi Korenblum
Keynote - Voyager Labs
Yishay Carmiel
IntelligentWire
Dr. Gil Chamiel
Taboola
Dr. Michael Fire
Ben-Gurion University
Dr. Yonit Hoffman
Windward
Dr. Yedid Hoshen
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Avrahami Israeli
Intel
Ziv Katzir
CBG
Tsvi Lev
NEC Israel Research Center
Asi Messica
Fiverr.com
Dr. Eli Osherovich
Yandex
Yam Peleg
Deep Trading
Dr. Reut Tsarfaty
The Open University
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Confirmed Talks

Keynote: How to Build an AI Team in 10 Lessons, Dr. Barak Chizi, GM Big Data, Data Analytics and AI at KBC (abstract

Keynote: AI for Public Safety, Mr. Avi Korenblum, founder and CEO of Voyager Labs (abstract)

How to Build Privacy and Security Into Deep Learning Models, Mr. Yishay Carmiel  (abstract) (video)

Close Enough But Not More of the Same - Personalized Diversity in Recommender Systems, Dr. Gil Chamiel  (abstract) (slides) (video)

Over-Optimization of Academic Publishing Metrics: Observing Goodhart's Law in Action, Dr. Michael Fire‏ (abstract)


Data to the Rescue! Predicting & Preventing Accidents at SeaDr. Yonit Hoffman (abstract) (video)

Anomaly Detection by Classifying Random Transformations, Dr. Yedid Hoshen (abstract) (slides) (video)

Osprey: Weak Supervision of Imbalanced Problems without Code, Mr. Avrahami Israeli (abstract) (slides) (video)

Solving the Armadillo Problem – Deep Neural Networks and the Puzzle of Adversarial LearningMr. Ziv Katzir  (abstract) (slides) (video)


Explainability, Confidence Determination and Resilience to Attacks in Image Based DNN Systems, Dr. Tsvi Lev  (abstract) (video)

Deep Learning for Search @ Fiverr, Ms. Asi Messica​  (abstract) (video)

Autonomous Vehicles Main Challenges: a 20 Minutes Intro to Self-Driving Cars, Dr. Eli Osherovich (abstract) (slides) (video)

Deep Learning for Tabular Data, Mr. Yam Peleg (abstract(video)

What's Wrong with Hebrew NLP? And How to Make it Right, Dr. Reut Tsarfaty (abstract) (slides) (video)

 

Program

08:45 - 09:15 – Registration and Refreshments

09:15 - 09:30 – Conference Opening -  Prof. Bracha Shapira,

Vice Dean for Research, Faculty of Engineering Science,

SISE -  BGU 

Session 1 - Machine Learning Buisness Applications – Session Chair – Prof. Lior Rokach

09:30 - 09:50 – Dr. Yonit Hoffman,

Senior Data Scientist at Winward

Data to the Rescue! Predicting & Preventing Accidents at Sea

 

Keynote:  09:50 - 10:20 – Dr.  Barak Chizi,

General Manager Big Data, Data Analytics and AI at KBC GROUP

How to Build an AI Team in 10 Lessons

 

10:20 - 10:40 – Dr. Eli Osherovich, 

Head of Self-Driving Car Labs , Yandex Israel

Autonomous Vehicles Main Challenges: a 20 Minutes Intro to Self-Driving Cars

 

10:40 - 11:00 – Dr. Michael Fire, 

Head of  Data Science for Social Good Lab – SISE, BGU

Over-Optimization of Academic Publishing Metrics: Observing Goodhart's Law in Action

 

11:00 – 11:20 - Coffee Break

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Session 2 - Machine Learning for  Cyber Security and Public Safety – Session Chair – Prof.  Mark Last

Keynote:  11:20 - 11:50 – Mr. Avi Korenblum, 

founder and CEO of Voyager Labs

AI for Public Safety

 

11:50 - 12:10 –  Mr. Ziv Katzir, 

Ph.D Candidate and Project Leader,  Cyber Center@BGU​

Solving the Armadillo Problem – Deep Neural Networks and the Puzzle of Adversarial Learning

 

12:10 - 12:30 – Dr. Yedid Hoshen, 

HUJI 

Anomaly Detection by Classifying Random Transformations

 

12:30 - 12:50 – Mr. Yishay Carmiel,

Founder of IntelligentWire

How to Build Privacy and Security Into Deep Learning Models

 

Hackathon Winners session

12:50- 13:10 – Mr. Nathaniel Shimoni

DMBI Hackathon Winners presentations and award ceremony (video)

 

13:10 - 14:00 – Lunch and Poster Session

Session 3 - Machine Learning for NLP and Recommender Systems - Session Chair – Dr. Oren Tsur

​​14:00 -14:20 – Dr. Reut Tsarfaty, 

Head of the NLP Lab at the Computer Science Department at the Open University of Israel

What's Wrong with Hebrew NLP? And How to Make it Right

 

14:20 - 14:40 - Dr. Gil Chamiel,

Director of Data Science and Algorithm Engineering at Taboola

Close Enough But Not More of the Same - Personalized Diversity in Recommender Systems

 

14:40 – 15:00  - Ms. Asi Messica,

Head of Data-Science @ Fiverr

​Deep Learning for Search @ Fiverr

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Session 4 - Deep Learning ​- Session Chair – Prof. Bracha Shapira

15:00 - 15:20 –​ Mr.  Avrahami Israeli, 

Senior Data Scientist in Intel's Advanced Analytics Department, Ph.D Candidate-BGU-SISE

Osprey: Weak Supervision of Imbalanced Problems Without Code

 

15:20 - 15:40 – Mr. Tsvi Lev, 

General Manager of NEC Corporation's Israeli Research Center

Explainability, Confidence Determination and Resilience to Attacks in Image Based DNN Systems

 

15:40-16:00 – Mr. Yam Peleg, 

Founder, Deep Trading

Deep Learning for Tabular Data

 

16:00 – 16:15 – Conference Closing, Prof. Lior Rokach.

Head of SISE Department BGU

 

Student Posters

A Multi Language Question-Answer Search Engine, Arpana Alka, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum, India   (Abstract)
 

The Impact of End-of-Green Application on Driver Behavior, Liran Ben Zion, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel   (Abstract)

On the Complexity of Traffic Traces, Chen Griner, Communication Systems Engineering Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel   (Abstract)

Analysis and Prediction of ALS Patient Disease State Using Machine-Learning Algorithms, Ben Hadad, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel   (Abstract)

Trace Prediction for Software Diagnosis, Eyal Hadad, Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel   (Abstract)

 

AutoML: Meta Learning-Based Approach for Pre-Ranking Machine Learning Pipelines, Doron Laadan, Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel   (Abstract)

Identify Criminals’ Modus Operandi Using Police Reports, Amit Magen, Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel   (Abstract)

Algorithm for Learning Latent Variable Models, Yaniv Malowany‏​, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel   (Abstract)

EEGNAS : Neural Architecture Search for Electroencephalography Data Analysis and Decoding, Elad Rapaport Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel   (Abstract)

 
 

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