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I obtained my B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Technion, Israel, and my M.Phil and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Computational Vision from Yale University, CT, USA. In October 2004 I joined the Computer Science Department at Ben Gurion University, where I am a professor of computer science, the chair of the department, and the founding director of the Interdisciplinary Computational Vision Laboratory. Although focusing on computational vision, my interests span all aspects of theoretical, experimental, and applied vision sciences, and their relationship to cognitive science as a whole. In particular, I am interested in:

  • Theoretical Computational Vision
  • Human Perception and Visual Psychophysics
  • Visual Computational Neuroscience
 
  • Animal Vision
  • Biologically Inspired Robot Vision
  • Applied Computer Vision for Robotics
I am always looking for excellent graduate students to join my group. If any of the vision sciences catches your imagination and research is your passion, I will be happy to chat with you about the opportunities in the lab. Outstanding undergraduate students looking for a senior project are welcome also.
     
 
  E-mail:

ben-shahar@cs.bgu.ac.il

  Phone:

+ 972 8 647 7868

  Direct Fax:

+ 972 8 647 7975

  Dep. Fax:

+ 972 8 647 7650
(ATT: Ohad Ben-Shahar)

  Address:

Prof. Ohad Ben-Shahar
Computer Science Dep.
Ben-Gurion University
P.O.Box. 653
Beer-Sheva, 84105
Israel

  Location:

BGU Campus, Building 37, Office 114

 

April 2018
A new project accepted for oral presentation at ICN 2018
Ehud Vinepinsky, Ohad Ben-Shahar, Ofer Donchin, and Ronen Segev, Space representation in the goldfish brain.

April 2018
A new project accepted for oral presentation at ICN 2018
Adam Reichenthal, Mor Ben-Tov, Ohad Ben-Shahar, and Ronen Segev, Parallel and serial visual search modes in the archerfish.

March 2018
New paper accepted for publication in the CVPR 2018
Ehud Barnea and Ohad Ben-Shahar, Curve Reconstruction via the Global Statistics of Natural Curves.

November 2017
New paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Vision (JOV)
Julius Orlowski, Ohad Ben-Shahar, and Hermann Wagner, Visual search in barn owls: Task difficulty and saccadic behavior.

August 2017
New paper accepted for publication in ICCV 2017
Boaz Arad and Ohad Ben-Shahar, Filter Selection for Hyperspectral Estimation.

August 2017
New paper accepted for publication in ICCV 2017
Shir Gur and Ohad Ben-Shahar, From Square Pieces to Brick Walls: The Next Challenge in Solving Jigsaw Puzzles .

August 2017
Our symposium was part of ECVP 2017
Dicle N. Dovencioglu, Katja Doerschner and Ohad Ben-Shahar, Beyond translation: Image deformation and dynamics in material and shape perception.

June 2017
New paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Vision (JOV)
Gal Nir, Boaz Arad, and Ohad Ben-Shahar, Multi inducer grouping for curve completion: Perceptual and computational exploration.

March 2017
New paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Vision (JOV)
Dicle N. Dovencioglu, Ohad Ben-Shahar, Pascal Barla, and Katja Doerschner, Specular motion and 3D shape estimation.

Feb 2017
Our refurbished iCVL lab site is up in the air, Visit us at http:/icvl.cs.bgu.ac.il/.

 
 
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