Resumé

Ariel J. Frank
Department of Computer Science

College of Exact Sciences
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan
, Israel
52900
Tel: (972)-03-5317780
Fax: (972)-03-7384056
E-Mail: ariel@cs.biu.ac.il

 

Date of birth: September 3, 1951
Place of birth: New York, NY, U.S.A
Languages: Hebrew, English
Citizenship: Israel, U.S.A.
Military Service: Israeli Defense Forces, 1969-1974

Research Interests

·         Internet Resources Discovery (IRD), Digital Libraries (DLs) and Search Engines (SEs)

·         Distributed/Distance Education (e-Learning)

·         Distributed Multimedia

·         Distributed Systems

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science:

o    Institution: State University of New York at Stony Brook, LI, NY 11794, U.S.A.

o    Department: Computer Science

o    Date: September 1985

o    Advisors: Prof. Larry D. Wittie and Prof. Arthur J. Bernstein

M.Sc. in Computer Science:

o    Institution: Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

o    Department: Applied Mathematics

o    Date: November 1979

o    Advisor: William Silverman

B.Sc. in Mathematics/Computer Science:

o    Institution: Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900

o    Department: Mathematics and Computer Science

o    Date: June 1977
 

Academic Honors and Awards

·         Technological Education in Electronics and Computer Science award, 1986-1989

·         Bar-Ilan Excellence award, Israel, 1981-1982

·         Rothschild Fellowship, Israel, 1980-1981

·         Excellent mark, M.Sc. defense, Israel, 1979

·         Cum Laude, B.Sc., Israel, 1977

·         IBM Achievement Scholarship, Israel, 1974-1976
 

Vocation

10/91- Senior Teacher, Dept. of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan Univ., Israel.

10/11- Deputy Chairperson, Dept. of CS, Bar-Ilan Univ., Israel.

     10/90- Deputy Chairperson, Standards Committee 2110, Hebrew Terminology of Information Technology (IT), Israeli Institute of Standards, Tel Aviv, Israel.

     2004- Chairperson, Association of EITAN - Educational IT Analysis Institute, Israel.

10/04-2/09 Academic Head, Youth Sciences Activities (YSA), Bar-Ilan Univ., Israel.

10/92-9/03 Senior Teacher, School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan Univ., Israel.

10/86-9/03 Lecturer in Academic College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, Israel.

10/86-9/01 Lecturer (Reserves duty) in Israeli Air Force, Israel.

      10/86-9/99 CS Department Advisor for Graduate Student Master Theses, Bar-Ilan.

      4/85-9/99 Director of Computer Laboratories, Dept. of Math and CS, Bar-Ilan.

4/85-9/99 Deputy Chairperson, Dept. of Math and CS, Bar-Ilan Univ., Israel.

4/85-9/91 Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan Univ., Israel.

9/82-3/85 Research Assistant, Dept. of Computer Science, SUNY at Stony Brook, U.S.A.

2/82-8/82 Systems Designer, Arvin/Calspen Advanced Technology Center, Buffalo, U.S.A.

9/81-8/82 Research Assistant, Dept. of Computer Science, SUNY at Buffalo, U.S.A.

9/80-8/81 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Computer Science, SUNY at Buffalo, U.S.A.

10/79-8/80 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

9/76-8/80 Systems Programmer, Computer Center, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

10/75-8/76 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Theses

1.       "E3270 - A Microcomputer Emulation of an IBM 3270 Remote Clustered Display System", M.Sc. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, November 1979.

2.       "Distributed Dynamic Groups on Network Computers", Ph.D. Thesis, SUNY at Stony Brook, September 1985.

Publications

1.       "WICCPASS - WICC Protection and Security System" (with S. Nestel), Information Processing Association (IPA) Proc. of the National Conference on Information Processing, Tel Aviv, September 1977.

2.       "Micronet/Micros - A Network Computer System for Distributed Applications" (with L. D. Wittie and R. S. Curtis), Multicomputers and Image Processing - Algorithms and Programs, K. Preston and L. Uhr (editors), Academic Press, NY, 307-318, 1982.

3.       "Group Communication on Netcomputers" (with A. J. Bernstein and L. D. Wittie), 4th Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems, 326-335, May 1984.

4.       "A Portable Modula-2 Operating System: SAM2S" (with L. D. Wittie), AFIPS Proceedings, National Computer Conference, Vol. 53, 283-292, July 1984,  http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=1499310.1499347

5.       "On the Existence and Construction of Robust Communication Protocols for Unreliable Channels" (with S. Debray and S. Smolka), 4th Conf. on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, M. Joseph and R. Shyamasundar (editors), Springer-Verlag, Vol. 181, 136-151, December 1984, http://www.springerlink.com/content/y723524736702507/

6.       "Testing Protocol Robustness the CCS Way" (with S. Smolka and S. Debray), PSTV 1984, IFIP WG6.1 4th International Workshop on Protocol Specification, Testing, and Verification, Y. Yemini, R. Storm and S. Yemini (editors), North Holland, 93-108, 1985.

7.       "Multicast Communication on Network Computers" (with L. D. Wittie and A. J. Bernstein), IEEE Software, 2(3), 49-61, May 1985, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=1695336. Also reprinted in "Multicast Communication in Distributed Systems", M. Ahamad (editor), IEEE Computer Society Press Technology Series, 43-55, 1990, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?isnumber=35718&arnumber=1695336&count=13&index=5

8.       "Maintaining Weakly-Consistent Replicated Data on Dynamic Groups of Computers" (with A. J. Bernstein and L. D. Wittie), IEEE 1985 Intl. Conf. on Parallel Processing, 155-162, August 1985.

9.       "The Transparency of Distributed UNIX", AMIX Israeli UNIX User Group Workshop, Workshop Notes, Ramat Gan, February 1986.

10.    "Construction of Large Scale Software Systems in a Network Environment" (with Y. Shimon), 6th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 16-23, June 1992.

11.    "Software Integration of Network Security into a DECNET System Environment" (with Y. Yehuda), 6th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 29-34, June 1992.

12.    "Load Sharing in Dynamic Groups" (with S. Naeh and O. Kremien), Technical Report, Dept. of Math and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan, December 1994.

13.    "Object-Oriented Security (OOS)" (with A. Shapira), Technical Report, Dept. of Math and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, February 1996.

14.    "A C++/Linda Model for Distributed Objects" (with R. Druker), 7th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 30-37, June 1996.

15.    "Intelligent Information Harvesting Architecture: An Application to a High-School Environment" (with U. Hanani), Online Information 96, 211-220, England, December 1996.

16.    "A Generalized Design for Interactive Telesonography" (with T. Sharon), Technical Report, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, September 1999.

17.    "Experiences in Computerization of Two Computer Courses" (with T. Sharon), Technical Report, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, September 1999.

18.    "Utilizing Multimedia Technologies for Interactive Telesonography" (with T. Sharon), RIAO'00 6th Content-Based Multimedia Information Access Conference, Vol. 1, 830-845, Paris, France, April 2000.

19.    "Katsir: A Framework for Harvesting Digital Libraries on the Web" (with U. Hanani), ECIS'00 8th European Conference on Information Systems, Vol. 1, 306-312, Vienna, Austria, July 2000, https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://is2.lse.ac.uk/asp/aspecis/20000051.pdf

20.    "Digital Libraries on the Internet" (with T. Sharon), IFLA'00 66th IFLA Council and General Conference, 13-18, Jerusalem, Israel, August 2000, http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla66/papers/029-142e.htm

21.    "The Parallel Evolution of Search Engines and Digital Libraries: their Convergence to the Mega-Portal" (with U. Hanani), IEEE ICDL'00 International Conference on Digital Libraries: Research and Practice, 211-218, Kyoto, Japan, November 2000.

22.    "Tacit knowledge - Linking Individual and Organizational Knowledge" (with H. Weinberger), Proceedings ECSCW'2001 Workshop on Managing Tacit Knowledge, 55-59, Bonn, Germany, September 2001.

23.    "Teaching Distributed Education (DE) using DE" (with E. Gruengard and B. Offir), 1st Meital conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Technion, February 2002, http://meital.technion.ac.il/shortdesc2.html

24.    "Distributed Education: Models and Research" (with E. Gruengard and A. Yampel), 1st Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Technion, February 2002, http://meital.technion.ac.il/shortdesc2.html

25.    "Teaching Multimedia Technologies Course using Distributed Education" (with A. Yampel), Poster in 1st Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Technion, February 2002, http://meital.technion.ac.il/shortdesc3.html

26.    "Testing Management Systems in Distributed Education" (with E. Hadas), 2nd Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Bar-Ilan, February 2003, http://www.biu.ac.il/bar-e-learn/kenes/e2/hadas-e2.htm

27.    "Learning Efficacy Considerations in Tegrity System in Distributed Education" (with T. Bernstein), 2nd Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Bar-Ilan, February 2003, http://www.biu.ac.il/bar-e-learn/kenes/e2/frank-e2.htm

28.    "Distributed Education: To Attend (Class) or not to Attend?" (with T. Sharon and T. Bernstein), Technical Report, Dept. of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan, January 2003.

29.    "Ontologies of Organizational Memory as a Basis for Evaluation" (with H. Weinberger and D. Teeni), ECIS'03 11th European Conference on Information Systems, 16-21, Naples, Italy, June 2003, https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://is2.lse.ac.uk/asp/aspecis/20030157.pdf

30.    "Offline Simulation of a Managed System for Testing a Developed Management System" (with A. Eskin), SwSTE'03 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, 154-163, Herzeliya, November 2003, http://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/SWSTE.2003.1245435

31.    "Access Control Model for Collaboration in Distributed Education" (with M. Shteinbuch), Technical Report, Dept. of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan, December 2003.

32.    "Experimentation in Distributed Education" (with E. Mansour), 3rd Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Tel-Aviv, February 2004, http://kenes.meital.iucc.ac.il/abstracts/H1.htm

33.    "Web Traffic Acceleration over Cellular Networks by using a Compressing Proxy Server" (with Y. Toaff), ICETE 2004, 1st International Conference on E-business and Telecommunication Networks, Vol. 3, 40-45, Setubal, Portugal, August 2004.

34.    "Effects of Variable Bit Vocoder on VoIP QoS" (with Y. Dux Rosenberg and S. Serfaty), ICETE 2004, 1st International Conference on E-business and Telecommunication Networks, Vol. 3, 93-101, Setubal, Portugal, August 2004.

35.    "CarCoach: A Generalized Layered Architecture for Educational Car Systems" (with T. Sharon, T. Selker and L. Wagner), SwSTE'05 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, 13-22, Herzeliya, February 2005, http://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/SWSTE.2005.9

36.    "A Model for Secured Distance Testing in Distributed Education" (with T. Patron), 4th Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Beer-Sheva, June 2005, http://meital.iucc.ac.il/conf/Abstracts/abst3.htm

37.    "Finding Information on the Free World Wide Web: A Specialty Meta-search Engine for the Academic Community" (with Y. Aharoni and S. Shoham), First Monday, 10(12), December 2005, http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue10_12/aharoni/index.html

38.    "Evaluating Organizational Memory: A Three-layer Model" (with H. Weinberger), MKWI'06 Knowledge Management track, In: Lehner F., Nosekabel H. and Klienschmidt P. (Eds.), Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2006 Series on Knowledge Management of GITO-Verlag (Berlin), Vol. 2, 487-497, Passau, Germany, February 2006.

39.    "Harnessing Search Engine Technologies to Increase Awareness and Discovery of Digital Libraries" (with N. Yom Tov), 4th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education (ITRE), 266-270, Tel-Aviv, October 2006, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4266341&tag=1

40.    "Harvesting and Aggregation of Digital Libraries in the OAI Framework" (with A. Kadury), WEBIST 2007, 3rd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies, 441-446, Barcelona, Spain, March 2007.

41.    "Adaptation of the LODAS Model of Learning Objects Design to Practical SCORM Usage" (with H. Maimon), INETD 2007, International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, March 2007.

42.    "KnowledgeEco: An Ontology of Organizational Memory" (with H. Weinberger and D. Te'eni), Handbook of Ontologies for Business Interaction, Peter Rittgen (editor), Information Science Reference, IGI Global, 172-187, November 2007, http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?ID=7019

43.    "TTLS: A Grouped Display of Search Results based on Organizational Taxonomy using the LCC&K Interface" (with V. Mordechai and O. Drori), ICEIS 2008, 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Human-Computer Interaction Track, 47-53, Barcelona, Spain, June 2008.

44.    "Ontology-based Evaluation of Organizational Memory" (with H. Weinberger and D. Te'eni), Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 59(9), 1454-1468, July 2008, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.20859/abstract;jsessionid=562F03DDCC99C27595CCC3BD8951C11C.d01t02

45.    "Grouping Search Results by Organizational Taxonomy using LCC&K Interface" (with V. Mordechai and O. Drori), MEIDAAT: Journal of Information Science and Librarianship (in Hebrew), ICL Israeli Center for Libraries, vol. 4, 14-19, September 2008, http://www.icl.org.il/sherutim.html?services/cat-txt.html

 

46.    "Enriching the E-learning Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0" (with D. Gallula), ICCGI 2009, The 4th International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology, 229-234, Cannes, France, August 2009, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5280149

47.    "Secure Remote Testing: Is it Possible and Worthwhile to Automate the Proctor", 7th Annual Meital National Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Ramat-Gan, October 2009, http://meital.iucc.ac.il/conf2009/program/program-003.htm

48.    "Enriching the E-learning Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0" (with D. Gallula), 7th Annual Meital National Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Ramat-Gan, October 2009, http://meital.iucc.ac.il/conf2009/program/program-001.htm

49.    "Dependable Distributed Testing – The "DoDoT" Reference Model and State of the Field", 8th Annual Meital National Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, 135-137, Raanana, June 2010, http://meital.iucc.ac.il/conf2010/program/program-003.htm

50.    "Dependable Distributed Testing – Can the Online Proctor be Reliably Computerized?", ICETE 2010 Intl. Conf. on e-Business and Telecommunications, ICE-B Track, 22-31, Athens, Greece, July 2010.

51.  "Empowered User Design (UED)", ECCE 2014, 32nd Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, Vienna, Austria, September, 2014.

Professional Activities

2015 – Member of Forum for the Advancement of Software Engineering Education.

2015 "Responsible Software Development", Conference on Teaching Software Engineering in Israel, Kinneret College, February 17 2015.

2014 Member of Program Committee of ICETE/ICE-B 2014, 11th International Conference on E-Business, Vienna, Austria, August 2014.

2014 Member of Program Committee of SwSTE'14, IEEE Intl. Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Ramat-Gan, June 2014.

2014 Member of Program Committee of ICEIS 2014, 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2014.

2014 "Be First or Accountability: What precedes what in Software Engineering", Conference on Teaching Software Engineering in Israel, Kinneret College, February 18 2014.

04/14-09/14 Local Sabbatical on Semester B.

2013 "Software Engineering or Computing Engineering with a Software Track", Roundtable Leader, Conference on Teaching Software Engineering in Israel, Kinneret College, February 14 2013.

2013 Member Steering Committee, Conference on Teaching Software Engineering in Israel, Kinneret College, February 14 2013.

2012 "Advanced Semantic Search: The Medical world as an Example", Presentation at Info2012, 27th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 16 May 2012.

2012 Member of Program Committee of SwSTE'12, IEEE Intl. Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Herzeliya, June 2012.

2011 Organization Chair of BISFAI-11 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., 1-3 June 2011.

2011 "Future Gazing Search Engines", Presentation at Info2011, 26th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 18 May 2011.

2010 Member of Program Committee of ICCGI 2010, 5th International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology, Valencia, Spain, September 2010.

2010 "Web-2.0 in Context", Panel of MCIS 2010, 5th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Tel-Aviv, September 2010.

2010 Member of Program Committee of MCIS 2010, 5th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems: Context-Aware Systems and their Applications, Tel-Aviv, September 2010.

2010 Member of Program Committee of SwSTE'10, IEEE Intl. Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Herzeliya, June 2010.

2010 "Trends and Innovations in Search Engines: Real-time Search", Presentation at Info2010, 25th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 5 May 2010.

2009 Member of Program Committee of Meital 2009, 7th Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Ramat-Gan, 14 October 2009.

2009 Organization Chair of BISFAI-09 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., 14-15 June 2009.

2009 "From Syntactic Search to Semantic Search", Presentation at Info2009, 24th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 6 May 2009.

2009 "Yes, we can: Social and Collaborative Search on the Web", Presentation at Info2009 (with T. Sharon), 24th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 6 May 2009.

2008 Evaluation of "Computer Organization", course guide for Computer Science at the Open University, Raanana, Israel, August 2008.

2008 "Semantic Search Engines – On the Way to Web 3.0", Presentation at Info2008, 23rd Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 1 April 2008.

2008 "Not only under the Lamppost: New Ways for Search & Retrieval of Quality Information", Workshop Organizer (with T. Sharon), in Info2008, 23rd Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 1 April 2008.

2008 "Grouped Display of Search Results based on Organizational Taxonomy using the LCC&K Interface" (with V. Mordechai and O. Drori),  IE&M 2008 15th Conference of Industrial Engineering and Management, Tel-Aviv, 10-11 March 2008.

2008 "Enriching the Distributed Education Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0" (with D. Gallula), Poster at 3rd Chais Conference for Research in Learning Technologies: The Learning Human being in the Technological Era, Open University, February 2008.

2007 Evaluation of "Computer Organization", course proposal for Computer Science at the Open University, Raanana, Israel, December 2007.

2007 "Meital Technological Development Tools", Grants Judge, Meital, Tel-Aviv, November 2007.

2007 Member of Program Committee of SwSTE07, IEEE Intl. Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Herzeliya, October 2007.

2007 "eLearning in Israeli Higher Education: Leadership Challenges and Insights", Poster at Campus Technology 2007, Washington DC, USA, 1 August 2007.

2007 Organization Chair of BISFAI-07 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 20-22 2007.

2007 "Multimedia/Video Search and Downloads", Presentation at Info2007, 22th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 2 May 2007.

2007 "Advanced Search", Workshop Organizer (with T. Sharon), in Info2007, 22th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 2 May 2007.

2007 "Digital Libraries: Awareness and Discovery", Presentation at "The Future of Web Interactions", Joint British- Israeli Conference, Tel-Aviv, 1 May 2007.

2007 "Enterprise Web 2.0", Participant in TheMarker Panel, Tel-Aviv, 22 April 2007.

2007 "WWW 2007 Search Engines Competition", Competition Judge, Afeka Tel-Aviv Academic College of Engineering, Tel-Aviv, 29 March 2007.

04/07-09/07 Local Sabbatical on Semester B.

2006 "WWW 2006 Search Engines Competition", Competition Judge, Afeka Tel-Aviv Academic College of Engineering, Tel-Aviv, 8 June 2006.

2006 "Your New Desktop: Web 2.0", Presentation at Info2006 (with T. Sharon), 21th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 31 May 2006.

2006 "Search & Collaboration Techniques in Web 2.0", Presentation at Info2006 (with T. Sharon), 21th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 31 May 2006.

2006 "Web 2.0", Workshop Organizer (with T. Sharon), in Info2006, 21th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 31 May 2006.

2006 "Usability in Digital Libraries", Presentation at Info2006, 21th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 29 May 2006.

2006 "Harnessing Search Engine (SE) Technologies to Increase Awareness and Discovery of Digital Libraries (DL)" (with N. Yom Tov), SEMEL/ASMI Conference on "Libraries on the Net", University of Haifa, Haifa, 2 March 2006.

2005 Member of Program Committee of ICSEM05, Israeli Conference on Software Engineering and Management, Netanya, June 2005.

2005 "Free Search Engines Competition", Competition Judge, in Info2005, 20th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 1 June 2005.

2005 "Personalization in Search Engines: Promotion or Penalization", Presentation at Info2005, 20th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 31 May 2005.

2005 "Personalization in Search Engines", Workshop Organizer (with T. Sharon), in Info2005, 20th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 31 May 2005.

2005 "If you can't beat them, join them - Harnessing Search Engine (SE) Technologies to Increase Awareness and Use of Digital Libraries (DL)", Presentation at the Jerusalem College of Engineering, Jerusalem, 9 May 2005.

2005 "Software Engineering Education in Israel - Needs, Current Practices and the Way Ahead", Panel Chair, SwSTE05, IEEE Intl. Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Herzeliya, February 2005.

2005 Member of Program Committee of SwSTE05, IEEE Intl. Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Herzeliya, February 2005.

2004 "If you can't beat them, join them - Harnessing Search Engine (SE) technologies to increase awareness and use of Digital Libraries (DL)", Presentation at Dept. of Computer Science Colloquium, University of Santa Barbara, USA, 18 August 2004.

2004 Member of Program Committee of ICSEM04, Israeli Conference on Software Engineering and Management, Netanya, June 2004.

2004 "Free Search Engines Competition", Competition Judge, in Info2004, 19th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 12 May 2004.

2004 "Whither Search Engines: Some Practical Recommendations", Presentation in Info2004, 19th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 12 May 2004.

0/03-9/04 On Year local Leave.

2003 "Distributed Education: Model and Experiences", Presentation in MindCite Monthly Colloquium, Netanya, 31 July 2003.

2003 "Qualitative Information Retrieval from Digital Libraries", Presentation in Info2003, 18th Annual International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 26 May 2003.

2003 Member of Program and Organization Committees of 2nd Meital Conference, Ramat-Gan, February 2003.

2003 "Distributed Education: Model and Experiences", Presentation in MethodA/Maftech Workshop, Ramat-Gan, 21 January 2003.

2002 Member of Poster Committee of IPA Conference, Tel-Aviv, October 2002.

2002 "Evaluation of the Tegrity System in DE", Presentation in Meital e-learning workshop, Tel-Aviv Univ., July 2002.

2002 "Search Engines and Digital Libraries on the Internet", Presentation in Computational Biology track, Faculty of Life Sciences, April 2002.

2002 "Distributed Education: Idea and Experiences", Presentation in e-Learning workshop, School of Education, Bar-Ilan Univ., February 2002.

2001 "Distributed Education: Idea and Experiences", Presentation in honor of Dr. Yuri Zlotnikov (Zal), in Holon Academic Institute of Technology, November 2001.

2001 Organization Chair of BISFAI-01 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 2001.

2001 "Internet Resources Discovery: Search Engines and Digital Libraries on the Internet", Presentation in Computational Biology track, Life Sciences, May 2001.

2001 "Parallel Evaluation of Search Engines and Digital Libraries: The Harvest/Katsir Viewpoint", Presentation (with U. Hanani) in SIGTRS (Special Interest Group on Text Retrieval Systems) Colloquium, Jerusalem, January 2001.

2000- Member of Meital working groups on "New Technologies" and "New Learning Frameworks".

2000-2002 Member of Distance Teaching Steering Committee, Bar-Ilan University.

2000-2002 "Advancing Applications of Learning Technologies", Research Grant (IS) from Vatat (as part of Bar-Ilan Univ. research grant), Jerusalem, Israel, 2000.

02/00-08/00 On local Sabbatical, Semester B.

1999 "Multimedia and Distributed Education", Presentation (with T. Sharon) in Israel-New Jersey Conference on Multimedia on the Internet, Current Status, Opportunities and Future Directions, Tel-Aviv, December 1999.

1999 "Multimedia Technologies in Telesonography" (with T. Sharon) in 4th Intl Conference on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine, Jerusalem, June 1999.

1999 "Multimedia Technologies in Ultrasound", Presentation (with T. Sharon) in Information Systems in Medicine Annual Conference, IPA, Ramat Gan, June 1999.

1999 Organizing member of BISFAI-99 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1999.

1999 "Networked Digital Libraries", Presentation (with T. Sharon) in Info1999, 14th Annual International Conference, Tel Aviv, May 1999.

1999 Member of Computing Steering Committee, Academic College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, Israel.

1999 "Digital Libraries", Presentation (with T. Sharon) in Bar-Ilan Librarians Colloquium, Bar-Ilan Univ., January 1999.

1997 Organizing member of BISFAI-97 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1997.

1997 Presenter and Organizing Chair of Katsir Workshop, Workshop on Information Harvesting at Gilo, Ministry of Science, Gilo, Jerusalem, 6 January 1997.

1996-1997 Chairperson of Computing Steering Committee, Academic College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, Israel.

1996 Panel Participant, "Computer Science and Software Engineering - Education and Job Requirements" 7th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, Israel, June 1996.

1996 "Networked and Distributed Multimedia", Presentation in Bar-Ilan Distributed Systems Colloquium, Bar-Ilan Univ., January 1996.

1995-1998 "Taming the Information Highways" Research Grant (IS450,000) from Ministry of Science (part of Prof. Choueka's research group), Jerusalem, Israel, 1995.

1995-1996 "Katsir - An Architecture for Intelligent Information Retrieval" Research Grant (IS293,000) from Ministry of Science (with Dr. Uri Hanani), December 1995.

08/93-07/94 On local Sabbatical, all year.

1995-1996 Chairperson of AMIX Directorate, Israeli Open Systems Association, SIG of IPA, Israel.

1995 Organization Chair of BISFAI-95 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1995.

1995 "Open Systems", Organizer of AMIX/Sela Conference, Ramat-Gan, 31/12/95.

1995 "Multimedia and Unix", Presentation in 29th Israeli Processing Information Conference, Jerusalem, January 1995.

1995 Organizing Chair of BISFAI-95 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1995.

1994 Member of Program Committee for Multimedia Workshop, Computing Week, IEEE Computer Society, Bar-Ilan Univ., November 1994.

1994 "Networked and Distributed Multimedia", Presentation in Bar-Ilan Communication Colloquium, Bar-Ilan Univ., October 1994.

1994 "Networked and Distributed Multimedia", Presentation in Computer Science Advanced Research Colloquium, Jerusalem College of Technology, Jerusalem, 25 August 1994.

1994 "Multimedia and UNIX", Organizer of AMIX Workshop, May 1994.

1994-1995 Chair of Subcommittee on Computerized Education and Multimedia, Bar-Ilan Univ., Ramat-Gan, Israel.

1993 "Hypertext-like Information Retrieval", Presentation in Bar-Ilan Information Retrieval Colloquium, Ramat-Gan, December 1993.

1993 "Multimedia - Now and Here", Presentation in the 1993 Multimedia Workshop, Bar-Ilan Univ., Ramat-Gan, December 1993.

1993 "Multimedia Communication", Presentation in Bar-Ilan Communication Colloquium, Ramat-Gan, June 1993.

1993 Member of BISFAI-93 Program Committee, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1993.

1993-1998 Member of IPA Directorate, Israeli Information Processing Association, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

1992 Member of Program Committee, 6th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, Israel, June 1992.

1992 Member of Eschkol Computer Science Grants Committee, Ministry of Science, Jerusalem, Israel, April 1992.

1992 "UNIX - A Knowledge Oriented System for Developers", Member of Organizing Committee of 7th AMIX National Conference, Tel Aviv, March 1992.

1991 Organizing Chair of BISFAI-91 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1991.

1991 "UNIX Integration with Existing Systems", Organizer of 6th AMIX National Conference, Ramat-Gan, May 1991.

1991 Member of Program Committee, 5th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, Israel, May 1991.

1991-1994 Member of AMIX Directorate, Israeli UNIX User Group, SIG of IPA, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

1990 "UNIX Operating System Directions", Organizer and Chairperson of AMIX Workshop, Ramat-Gan, November 1990.

1990 "Why is there an X in AMIX?", Presentation in the IPA 25th National Conference on Data Processing, pp. 117-126, Jerusalem, October 1990.

1990 "UNIX in Israel - Research, Development and Implementation", Organizer and Chairperson of 5th AMIX National Conference, Ramat-Gan, May 1990.

1990-1991 "Design and Implementation of Distributed Operating Systems", Research Grant (IS80,000) from Ministry of Science, Jerusalem, Israel, May 1990.

1990 "UNIX Trends and Directions", Presentation in the DECUS Conference, Tel Aviv, April 1990.

1990 "UNIX Trends and Directions", Presentation in the Association of System Analysts Workshop, Tel Aviv, January 1990.

1989-1992 Coordinator and Deputy Chairperson of Computing Steering Committee, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

1989 "CASE on UNIX", Organizer and Chairperson of AMIX Workshop, Ramat-Gan, October 1989.

1989 Organizing Chair of BISFAI-89 Symposium, Bar-Ilan Symposium on Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Bar-Ilan Univ., June 1989.

1989 "Trends in the Commercial UNIX world", Presentation in the UNIX/XENIX Workshops, Anashim Vemacshevim, Tel Aviv, June 1989.

1989 "Structure of Operating Systems and UNIX", Tutorial in the 4th AMIX National Conference, Ramat-Gan, May 1989.

1989 "UNIX in the 90's", Organizer and Chairperson of 4th AMIX National Conference, Ramat-Gan, May 1989.

1989 "The Workstation Market and Future Trends", Presentation in the 1st Conference for Workstations, Anashim Vemacshevim, Tel Aviv, April 1989.

1989 "Graphical User Interfaces", Organizer and Chairperson of AMIX Workshop, Ramat-Gan, January 1989.

1989-1990 Member of National Steering Committee on Software Engineering, Ministry of Science, Jerusalem, Israel.

1988 "UNIX - A Wide Spectrum", Organizer and Chairperson of 3rd AMIX National Conference, Ramat-Gan, July 1988.

1988 "AI and Supercomputers", Presentation in the 1988 Israeli AIESEC AI Workshop, Bar-Ilan Univ., Ramat-Gan, June 1988.

1988 Member of Organizing Committee, ALLC-AIBI Joint Conferences, Jerusalem, Israel, June 1988.

1987 "Workstations and Windowing", Presentation in the 1987 Israeli AIESEC Computer Conference, Bar-Ilan Univ., Ramat-Gan, December 1987.

1987 "Windowing and Graphics in UNIX Networks", Organizer and Chairperson of AMIX Workshop, Ramat-Gan, November 1987.

1987 "Advanced Applications in UNIX", Organizer and Chairperson of 2nd AMIX National Conference, Ramat-Gan, June 1987.

1987 "Distributed Operating Systems", Presentation in Workshop on Operating Systems, Air Force Institute for Advanced Avionics Studies, Jerusalem, June 1987.

1987 "Group Communications in Distributed Systems", Presentation in Workshop on Distributed Operating Systems: Theory and Practice, The Leibniz Center for Research in Computer Science, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, March 1987.

1987 Member of Computer Science Professional Committee, National Council for Research and Development, Ministry of Science, Israel.

1986 "What's in Artificial Intelligence", Presentation in the Israeli AIESEC Computer Conference, Bar-Ilan Univ., Ramat-Gan, December 1986.

1986-1990 Elected Chairperson of AMIX, Israeli UNIX User Group, SIG of IPA, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

Courses Taught

70-782 Internet Resources Discovery (graduate, computerized)

70-836 Multimedia Technologies (graduate, computerized)

70-969 Information Technologies (graduate)

88-154 Computer Literacy Lab (undergraduate)

88-170 Introduction to Computing (undergraduate, computerized)

88-171 Data Structures (undergraduate)

88-181 Introduction to Computers (undergraduate)

88-285 Advanced File Organization (undergraduate)

88-287 File Organization (undergraduate, computerized)

88-288 Operating Systems (undergraduate, computerized)

88-293 Databases (undergraduate)

88-295 Computer Organization (undergraduate, computerized)

88-296 Software Organization (undergraduate, computerized)

88-384 Lab in Operating Systems (undergraduate)

88-385 Projects Lab (undergraduate)

88-389 Programming Languages (undergraduate)

88-488 Seminar in Programming Languages (undergraduate)

88-590 Distributed Systems (undergraduate, computerized)

88-650 Computer Communications (undergraduate)

88-664 Multimedia (undergraduate, computerized)

88-665 Internet Resources Discovery (undergraduate, computerized)

88-666 Distributed Education (undergraduate, computerized)

88-688 Software Structures (undergraduate)

88-906 Seminar in Distributed Education (graduate)

88-909 Seminar in Internet Resource Discovery (graduate)

88-938 Seminar in Distributed Systems (graduate)

88-941 Structure of Operating Systems (graduate)

88-942 Distributed Systems (graduate, computerized)

88-943 Concurrent Programming (graduate)

88-948 Networked and Distributed Multimedia (graduate)

88-949 Hypermedia (graduate)

89-590 Distributed Systems (undergraduate, computerized)

89-985 Advanced Projects Lab (graduate)

Post-Doctorate's Advisor

1.      Dr. Orly Kremien, "Scalability in Distributed Systems", 1992-1994.

2.      Dr. Gilad Koren, "Distributed Multimedia and Real-Time Systems", 1993-1995.

Doctorate's Advisor

1.    Yaffa Aharoni, "AcadeME: Specialty Meta-Search Engines for the Academic Community", Department of Information Sciences (joint with Prof. Snunit Shoham), June 2003.
Published as "Finding Information on the Free World Wide Web: A Specialty Meta-search Engine for the Academic Community",
First Monday, 10(12), December 2005, http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue10_12/aharoni/index.html

2.    Hadas Weinberger, "An Evaluation Model for Structural Memory using Ontologies", Department of Information Sciences (joint with Prof. Dov Teeni), September 2004.
Published as "Tacit knowledge - Linking Individual and Organizational Knowledge", Proceedings ECSCW'2001 Workshop on Managing Tacit Knowledge, 55-59, Bonn, Germany, September 2001.
Published as "Ontologies of Organizational Memory as a Basis for Evaluation", ECIS'03 11th European Conference on Information Systems, Naples, Italy, June 2003.
Published as "Evaluating Organizational Memory: A Three-layered Model", MKWI06 Knowledge Management track, In: Lehner F., Nosekabel H. and Klienschmidt P. (Eds.), Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2006 Series on Knowledge Management of GITO-Verlag (Berlin), 487-497, Passau, Germany, February 2006.
Published as "KnowledgeEco: An Ontology of Organizational Memory", Handbook of Ontologies for Business Interaction, Peter Rittgen (editor), Information Science Reference, IGI Global, 172-187, November 2007, http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?ID=7019.
Published as "Ontology-based Evaluation of Organizational Memory", Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 59(9), 1454-1468, July 2008, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.20859/abstract;jsessionid=562F03DDCC99C27595CCC3BD8951C11C.d01t02

3.      David Gallula (Information Sciences), "User Empowered Design: Influences of Human-Computer Interaction Design on User's Empowerment Regarding Personality Traits and Thinking Style", Department of Information Sciences (joint with Prof. Moshe Itzhaki), in progress.

Master's Advisor

1.     Ilan Cohen, "Bidirectional Interface between Structural Design and Internal Design", June 1988.
Published as "Bidirectional Interface Between Structural Design and Internal Design", 3rd Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, June 1989.

2.     Yariv Yehuda, "Access Control and Authentication Services in Distributed Communication Networks", August 1990.
Published as "Software Integration of Network Security into a DECNET System Environment", 6th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 29-34, June 1992.

3.     Ofer Wolfgor, "Management and Maintenance of Basic Software on a Network of Mainframes", September 1990.
Published as "Maintenance of System Software on a Wide-area Network of Mainframes", 5th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 113-119, June 1991.

4.    Yitzchak Shimon, "Construction of Large Scale Software Systems in a Network Environment", February 1992.
Published as "Construction of Large Scale Software Systems in a Network Environment", 6th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 16-23, June 1992.

5.      Almog Noyberger, "Clock Synchronization in Computer Networks", June 1992.

6.     Shai Naeh, "Load Sharing in Dynamic Groups", (joint with Dr. Orly Kremien), October 1993.
Reported as "Load Sharing in Dynamic Groups", Technical Report, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, December 1994.

7.     Alex Shapira, "Object-Oriented Security (OOS)", November 1994.
Reported as "Object-Oriented Security (OOS)", Technical Report, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, February 1996.

8.     Moshe Carmel, "A Dynamic Control System for User Applications", February 1995.

9.    Rami Druker, "A C++/Linda Model for Distributed Objects", February 1996.
Published as "A C++/Linda Model for Distributed Objects", 7th Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, 30-37, June 1996.

10.  Yosefa Margalit-Friedman, "Automatic Configuration of Virtual Networks in a Switched Environment", February 1997.

11.  Alon Marx, "Multipoint Data Collaboration in a Videoconferencing Environment", October 1997.

12.  David Tayouri, "Distance Learning on the Internet", November 1997.

13.  Eitan Bar, "Dynamic Management of Networked Computers", December 1997.

14.  Katz Shelly, "Optimized Filtering in Harvesting Digital Libraries on the Internet" (joint with Prof. Ido Dagan), November 1998.

15.  Ram Blum, "Monitoring and Analyzing Data Transport in a Multi-protocol Distributed System", November 1998.

16.  Taly Sharon, "Computerized Teleultrasound: Model, Architecture and Implementation", December 1998.
Published as "Utilizing Multimedia Technologies for Interactive Telesonography", RIAO'00, Vol. 1, 830-845, April 2000.
Published as "TeleUS: Design and Implementation of Telesonography", Student Poster, ACM SIGCHI CHI'00, Extended Abstracts, 347-348, April 2000.
Reported as "A Generalized Design for Interactive Telesonography", Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, September 1999.

17.  Muli Tsafrir, "Y2K Bug, Zero-One-Infinity Rule, and Software Engineering", September 2000.

18.  Moshe Arouch, "Advanced Summarization in Digital Libraries in Katsir", September 2000.

19.  Amir Dresler, "Network Device Data Interfacing for Management Protocols", October 2000.

20.  Bezalel Shimon, "Investigation and Identification of Subscriber Characteristics in Different States in a GSM Network", November 2000.

21.  Alexey Abraham, "Mega-Portal: Transparent Interface to Harvest/Katsir", November 2000.

22.  Mark Shtern, "Computerized Construction of Topics-trees in Katsir", February 2001.

23.  Uri Piade, "Active Help: Model, Architecture and Implementation", March 2001.

24.  Yaron Holland, "HyperSpace: A Model, Architecture and Implementation for Representation of Knowledge and Understanding", March 2001.

25.  Dmitry Meytin, "Guidance in Distributed Education", October 2001.

26.  Alon Yampel, "Distributed Education: Model, Architecture and Implementation", November 2001.
Reported as "Distributed Education: Models and Research", 1st Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Technion, February 2002.
Reported as "Teaching Multimedia Technologies Course using Distributed Education", Poster in 1st Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Technion, February 2002.

27.  Yeketarina Linker, "Flexible Load Sharing in Multi-cluster Environments" (joint with Dr. Orly Kremien), November 2001.

28.  Inna Kofman, "Adaptive Routing as part of a Parking and Routing Guidance System" (joint with Dr. Orly Kremien), November 2001.

29.  Alexander Eskin, "Verification of Developed Management Systems by Offline Simulation of the Managed Systems", February 2002.
Published as "Offline Simulation of a Managed System for Testing a Developed Management System", SwSTE'03 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, 154-163, Herzeliya, November 2003.

30.  Luda Kosachevski, "Broadcasting in Hypergraphs" (joint with Prof. Amir Averbuch and Prof. Yehuda Rodity), March 2002.

31.  Yair Toaff, "Web Traffic Acceleration over Cellular Networks on a Compressing Proxy Server" (joint with Dr. Yossi Rubner), October 2002.
Published as "Web Traffic Acceleration over Cellular Networks by using a Compressing Proxy Server", ICETE 2004, 1st International Conference on E-business and Telecommunication Networks, Vol. 3, 40-45, Setubal, Portugal, August 2004.

32.  Amir Segev, "MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 Transcoder" (joint with Prof. Amir Averbuch), October 2002.

33.  Igor Nor, "Post-processing of a Camera-based Class Recording in Distributed Education", November 2002.

34.  Tanya Bernstein, "Assessment in Distributed Education (DE)", November 2002.
Reported as "Distributed Education: To Attend (Class) or not to Attend?", Technical Report, Bar-Ilan, January 2003.

35.  Eran Hadas, "Testing Management Systems in Distributed Education (DE)", November 2002.
Reported as "Testing Management Systems in Distributed Education", 2nd Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Bar-Ilan, February 2003.

36.  Orly ElAlouf, "A Computerized City: Model, Architecture and Implementation", November 2002.

37.  Michael Zemmour, "Specialty Metameta-Search Engine", December 2002.

38.  Gilad Taub, "A Decision Model for Interprocess Communication Methods in Windows" (joint with Dr. Dan Bouhnik), January 2003.

39.  Yacov Azoulay, "A Model and Efficient Algorithm for DCT Domain Motion Compensation in Video Compression", March 2003.

40.  Galit Weinstock, "Automatic Backups for Storage Systems", April 2003.

41.  Yael Dux Rosenberg, "Effects of Variable Bit Rate Vocoders on VoIP QoS" (joint with Salomon Sefaty), November 2003.
Published as "Effects of Variable Bit Vocoder on VoIP QoS", ICETE 2004, 1st International Conference on E-business and Telecommunication Networks, Vol. 3, 93-101, Setubal, Portugal, August 2004.

42.  Vadim Korzki, "Controlled Teaching and Interaction in Distributed Education (DE)", November 2003.

43.  Maxim Shteinbuch, "Access Control Model for Collaboration in Distributed Education (DE)", December 2003.
Presented as "Access Control Model for Collaboration in Distributed Education", SwSTE'03 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering, Doctoral Symposium, Herzeliya, November 2003.
Reported as "Access Control Model for Collaboration in Distributed Education", Technical Report, Bar-Ilan, December 2003.

44.  Vladimir Tchemerisov, "Tree-based, Visual, Dynamic Group Control for Collaboration in Distributed Education (DE)", December 2003.

45.  Eran Mansour, "Experimentation in Distributed Education (DE)", February 2004.
Reported as "Experimentation in Distributed Education", 3rd Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Tel-Aviv, February 2004.

46.  Ran Crissy, "A Pattern-oriented Object-based Model for Middleware Support of Distributed Applications", February 2004.

47.  Nir Yom Tov, "Harnessing Search Engine Technologies to raise Awareness and Availability of Digital Libraries", November 2005.
Published as "Harnessing Search Engine Technologies to Increase Awareness and Discovery of Digital Libraries", 4th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education (ITRE), 266-270, Tel-Aviv, October 2006.

48.  Hila Maimon, "Design and Sequencing of Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) using SCORM", December 2005.
Published as "Adaptation of the LODAS Model of Learning Objects Design to Practical SCORM Usage, INETD 2007, International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, March 2007.

49.  Alon Kadury, "Harvesting and Aggregation of Harvested Digital Libraries using the OAI Framework", July 2006.
Published as "Harvesting and Aggregation of Digital Libraries in the OAI Framework", WEBIST 2007, 3rd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies, 441-446, Barcelona, Spain, March 2007.

50.  Viki Mordechai, "Grouping Search Results by Organizational Taxonomy using LCC&K Interface", December 2006.
Published as "TTLS: A Grouped Display of Search Results based on Organizational Taxonomy using the LCC&K Interface", ICEIS 2008, 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Human-Computer Interaction Track, 47-53, Barcelona, Spain, June 2008.
Published as "Grouping Search Results by Organizational Taxonomy using LCC&K Interface", MEIDAAT: Journal of Information Science and Librarianship (in Hebrew), ICL Israeli Center for Libraries, vol. 4, 14-19, September 2008.

51.  David Gallula (Information Sciences), "Enriching the Distributed Education Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0", April 2009.
Reported as "Enriching the Distributed Education Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0", 6th Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Haifa, August 2008.
Published as "Enriching the E-learning Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0", ICCGI 2009, 4th International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology, 229-234, Cannes, France, August 2009.
Reported as "Enriching the E-learning Experience in the Framework of Web 2.0 using Usability 2.0", 7th Meital Conference on E-learning in Academic Education, Ramat-Gan, October 2009.