Ofir Pele


Algorithm Developer at Western Digital

Email: ofirpele@gmail.com

Machine Learning & Computer Vision Publications

* Interpolated Discretized Embedding of Single Vectors and Vector Pairs for Classification, Metric Learning and Distance Approximation
Ofir Pele, Yakir Ben-Aliz
arXiv 2016 [pdfbibtex code ID Metric learning code by Eitam Kav-Venaki ]
* The Tangent Earth Mover's Distance
Ofir Pele, Ben Taskar
GSI 2013, Oral [pdfbibtex]
* 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 code]
* Fast and Robust Earth Mover's Distances
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ICCV 2009 [pdfbibtex code poster & data & additional results]
* A Linear Time Histogram Metric for Improved SIFT Matching
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ECCV 2008 [pdfbibtex code SiftDist code EMD_MOD additional results ]
* Robust Real Time Pattern Matching using Bayesian Sequential Hypothesis Testing
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
PAMI 2008 [pdfbibtex code (Alg. 5 clean code) code (all code) presentation images ]
* Accelerating Pattern Matching or How Much Can You Slide?
Ofir Pele, Michael Werman
ACCV 2007 [pdfbibtex]

Cyber & Communication Publications

* 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
CCNC HC 2017 [pdfbibtex ]
* I Know What You Saw Last Minute - Encrypted HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming Title Classification
Ran Dubin, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele, Ofer Hadar
TIFS 2017 [pdfbibtex ]
* I Know What You Saw Last Minute - The Chrome Browser Case
Ran Dubin, Ofir Pele, Amit Dvir, Ofer Hadar
BlackHat 2016 [pdfbibtexpdf Hebrew ]
* Video Quality Representation Classification of Safari Encrypted DASH Streams
Ran Dubin, Ofer Hadar, Itay Richman, Ofir Trabelsi, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele
DMIAF 2016 [pdfbibtex ]
* Adaptation Logic for HTTP Dynamic Adaptive Streaming using Geo-Predictive Crowdsourcing for Mobile Users
Ran Dubin, Amit Dvir, Ofir Pele, Ofer Hadar, Itay Katz, Ori Mashiach
MS 2016 [pdfbibtex ]

Sociology Publications

* From internet swear words to stadium violence in football (soccer) games – An Israeli case study
Uzi Ben Shalom, Amit Dvir, Moshe Levy, Moti Zwilling, Eithan Orkibi, Nadav Gabay, Ofir Pele
International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2017


2020   Style and good practices in programming
2013-2017   Computer vision, image processing and computational photography
2013-2017   Memory and data structures in C++
2014-2017   Introduction to computers and the C language
2014-2015   Introduction to programming in C++
2013-2014   Introduction to object oriented programming
2010   ECCV 2010 Tutorial: distance functions and metric learning [pdfpptx]
2005-2010   Programming workshops in C and C++