single faculty member

  • Prof.

    Yizhar Lavner
  • Associate Professor

  • Computer Science - B.Sc. Program
  • 04-8181732
  • yizharle@telhai.ac.il
    • Speech and Audio Processing and Analysis
    • Signal Processing
    • Speech and Voice Perception
    • Machine learning for audio processing
    • Scientific Computing
  • Yizhar Lavner received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Hebrew University, and the Ph.D. from the Technion, Israel institute of Technology. 
     
     

    • Speech and Audio Signal Processing and Analysis,
    • Speech and Voice Perception,
    • Biological Signal Processing,
    • Machine Learning for Audio Signal Processing,
    • Scientific Computing.

     

  • Current Courses

    • Introduction to Digital Signal Processing (199419),
    • Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition (199269), 
    • Applied Math and Scientific Computing (122108).
    • Linear Algebra (111102)
    • Project (199002)

     

    Former Courses

    • Mathematical Models in Biology (1997–2005).
    • Digital Signal Processing (1998–2000)
    • Introduction to Random Signal Processing (1999–2000).
    • Speech and Audio Processing (2002, 2005)
    • Algorithms in Computational Biology (2005–2006) 

     

    • Senior Member, IEEE (2008).
    • Best poster award ISMB and ECCB  conference, Glasgow, Scotland, (2004).
    • Best student paper award, (22nd IEEE Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2002, paper co-authord with Gidon Porat.
    • Research Fellowship, The Jewish Agency, (2002).
    • Research Award, The Jewish Agency and Shutfut 2000, Magbit Canada, (2000).
    • The Jewish Agency award for distinguished doctoral studies (1995).
    • Distinguished Master Thesis award, The Lipman Hailperin faculty award, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, (1989).
  • Full CV download
    • "Baby cry detection in domestic environment using deep learning", ICSEE 2016, International Conference on the Science of Electrical Engineering, Eilat, Israel, 2016. pdf
    • “An Algorithm for Processing and Analysis of Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Signals for Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease”, 28th IEEE Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, (IEEEI'14),  Eilat, Israel, 2014. pdf
    • “Spectral and Textural Features for Automatic Classification of Fricatives",  Annual Pacific Voice Conference, XXII, PVC East, April 11-13, Krakow, Poland, 2014. pdf
    • “A Multi-Stage Algorithm for Fricative Spotting”, Annual Pacific Voice Conference, XXII, PVC East, April 11-13, Krakow, Poland, 2014. pdf
    • “Manipulation of Unvoiced Fricatives for Improved Discrimination by Hearing Impaired”, iberSPEECH 2012. pdf
    • “Analysis of Finger Tapping Parameters in People with ADHD”, 27th IEEE Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI'12), Eilat, Israel, November 2012. pdf