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Prof. Yossi Matias

School of Computer Science
Tel Aviv University

Office: Schreiber building, rm 319

Currently on leave: Head of Google's R&D Center in Israel.


Research interests: Massive data sets, massive parallelism, data analysis, data streams, algorithms, databases, data structures, data synopses, approximate query processing, data mining, database privacy, internet privacy, spam control, search and information retrieval, parallel computation, data compression, hashing, database systems. information systems

The ACM-EATCS Gödel Prize (2005)



Recent Papers

Invited talks (recent): Internet+2007 (Beijing), WADS'06 (Kanpur), ECML-PKDD'05 (Porto)

Program Committees (recent): CPM'08, ESA'07, ECML-PKDD'06, SIGMOD'06, SIGMOD'06 Industrial Track, NGITS'06, KDD'06, KDDS'05, FSTTCS'05, KDD'05, WWW'05, ICDT'05, ICDE'05 (more below)

Steering Committee: IAG - Israel Academic Grid

Internet privacy and SPAM control (past activities): LPWA: The Lucent Personalized Web Assistant, Ad-Hoc Working Group on Unsolicited Commercial Email - Report to the FTC, W3C's report on P3P Guiding Principles, The AAAS project on Anonymous Communications on the Internet

Favorite music

Publications resources

Projects at TAU InfoLab

The Informatics Laboratory (InfoLab) encapsulates projects dealing with various aspects of information processing. Most notably, my InfoLab projects deal with effective processing of massive data sets. They include the following:

Program Committees

Steering Committee

Other activities

Projects @ Bell Labs (old)

Courses & Seminars

See also my Stanford home page,