Prof. Irad E. Ben-Gal, List of Selected Publications

Books

ý Kagan E., Shvalb N. and Ben-Gal I. (expected 2018), “Autonomous Mobile Robots and Multi-Robot Systems: Motion-Planning, Communication and Swarming”, Wiley & Sons.

ý Kagan* E. and Ben-Gal I. (2015), Search and Foraging: Individual Motion and Swarm Dynamics (268 Pages), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis (Amazon)

ý Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I., (2013), Probabilistic Search for Tracking Targets: Theory & Modern Applications (330 pages), Wiley & Sons.

ý Shtub A., Ben-Gal I., Menipaz E., Dror S. (eds.) "Research Trends in Industrial Engineering & Management, The 4th IIERM Proceedings, Ortra Press, Tel Aviv (2009), 291 pages + CD.

ý Menipaz E., Ben-Gal I. and Bukchin Y. (eds.) "Logistics in a Flat World: Strategy Management and Operations," ICIL'08 Proceedings, Ortra Press, Tel Aviv (2008).

ý Ben-Gal I., Menipaz E., Gilad. S. (eds.) Knowledge-Based Competition at the Globalization Era (in Hebrew): IE&M'08 Proceedings, Ortra Press, Tel Aviv (2008).

ý Menipaz E., Ben-Gal I. and Bukchin Y. (eds.) "Logistics in a Flat World: -Strategy Management and Operations," ICIL'08 Proceedings, 300 pages +CD, Ortra Press, Tel Aviv (2008).

ý Ben-Gal I., Menipaz E. and Senreich D. (Eds.), Industrial Engineering & Management: Current Research Issues, IIERM, Ortra Publications, Tel Aviv (2007).

ý Priness I. and Ben-Gal I., Method Engineering: Laboratories and Practical Exercises, Textbook in Hebrew, the Open University Press (2004).

Chapters in Books

ý Ben-Gal I., Outlier detection, In: Maimon O. and Rockach L. (Editors.) Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Handbook: A Complete Guide for Practitioners and Researchers, Kluwer Academic Publishers (2005). (pdf file)

ý Ben-Gal I., Shani A., Gohr A., Grau J., Arviv S., Shmilovici A., Posch S. and Grosse I., Recognition of Transcription Factor Binding Sites with Variable-order Bayesian Networks, In: Rao G.P., (Editor) Application of Genomics & Bioinformatics in Plant Biotechnology, Studium Press, Houstan, Texas USA (2006).

ý Ben-Gal I., Bayesian Networks, In: Ruggeri F., Faltin F. & Kenett R. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability, John Wiley & Sons (2007). (pdf file)

ý Goldstain O., Ben-Gal I., Bukchin Y., Evaluation of Remote Interface Component alternatives for Teaching Tele-Robotic Operation, to appear in: Azad A., Auer E. and Harward J. (Editors), Internet Accessible Remote Laboratories: Scalable E-Learning Tools for Engineering and Science Disciplines, The IGI Global Publishing (2012). (pdf file)

ý Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I., Navigation of Quantum-Controlled Mobile in "Mobile Robots", ISBN:  978-953-307-909-7. InTech Publishing House. (pdf file)

In Scientific Journals

ý Ben-Gal I., Braha D. and Maimon O. (1999), Probabilistic Sequential Methodology for Designing a Factorial System with Multiple Responses. International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 37(12) 2703-2724. (pdf file)

ý Ben-Gal I. and Khmelnitsky E. (2000), On the Uncertainties of Decentralized Controllers in a Transfer Production Line. IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, 32, 953-961. (pdf file)

ý Ben-Gal I., Shmilovici A. and Morag G. (2000), Design of Control and Monitoring Rules for State Dependent Processes, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, Invited paper, Vol. 3, Nos. 2-4, p. 85-93.

ý Ben-Gal I. and Levitin L. (2001), An Application of Information Theory and Error-Correcting Codes to Fractional Factorial Experiments. Journal of Statistical Planing and Inference. 92/1-2, 267-282. (pdf file)

ý Ben-Gal I., Bukchin J. (2002), The Ergonomic Design of Workstation Using Rapid Prototyping and Response Surface Methodology. IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, 34(4), 375-391.(pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I. and Caramanis M. (2002), Sequential DOE via Dynamic Programming, IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability, 34 (12), 1087-1100. (pdf File) (IEE Solutions: research report)

ý Ben-Gal I., Herer Y. and Raz T. (2003), Self-Correcting Inspection Procedure Under Inspection Errors. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability, 34(6), pp. 529-540. (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I., Morag G. and Shmilovici A. (2003), CSPC: A Monitoring Procedure for State Dependent Processes,Technometrics, Vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 293-311. (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I. and Singer G. (2004), Statistical Process Control via Context Modeling of Finite State Processes: An Application to Production Monitoring, IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability, vol. 36, no. 5, 401-415. (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I. (2004), An Upper Bound of the Weight-Balanced Testing Procedure with Multiple Testers, IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability, vol. 36, no. 5, 481-491. (pdf File)

ý Hevron A., Khmelnitsky E. and Ben-Gal I., (2005) Throughput of Multiple Part-Type Systems: A Subjective Linear Measure , The International Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production (IJMSP), Vol. 6(3), 143-151. (pdf File)

ý Herbon A., Khmelnitsky E. and Ben-Gal I. (2005), Using a Pseudo-Stochastic Approach for Multiple-Parts Scheduling on an Unreliable Machine, IIE Transactions on Operations Engineering, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 189 - 199. (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I., Shani A., Gohr A., Grau J., Arviv S., Shmilovici A., Posch S. and Grosse I. (2005), Identification of Transcription Factor Binding Sites with Variable-order Bayesian Networks, Bioinformatics,vol. 21, no. 11, 2657-2666. (pdf File) (published version) (software)

ý Finkelshtein A., Herer Y., Raz T., Ben-Gal I. (2005) “Economic optimization of off-line inspection in a process subject to failure and recovery”, IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability, 37, 995–1009.(pdf File)

ý Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal I. (2005), Using a Compressibility Measure to Distinguish Coding and Noncoding DNA, Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics (FEJT).Vol. 13(2), 215-235. (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I.(2005), “On the Use of Data Compression Measures to Assess Robust Designs”, IEEE Trans. on Reliability, Vol. 54, no. 3, 381-388.(pdf File)

ý Shmilovici A. and Ben-Gal I., (2005) Statistical Process Control of the Stochastic Complexity of Discrete Processes, Communications on Dependability and Quality Management in Engineering, Vol. 8, no. 3, 55-61. (pdf File)

ý Ginsburg H. and Ben-Gal I. (2006), Designing Experiments for Robust Optimization Problems: The Vs-optimality criterion. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability, Vol. 38, 445 – 461. (pdf File)

ý Shohat-Zaidenraise K.O., Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal I. (2006), “Gene-Finding with the VOM Model” the Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, Vol.7, pp. 45-54. (pdf File)

ý Grau J., Ben-Gal I., Posch S., Grosse I. (2006), VOMBAT: Prediction of Transcription Factor Binding Sites using Variable Order Bayesian Trees, Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 34, issue W529–W533. (pdf File)  (software)

ý Shmilovici A. and Ben-Gal I. (2007), Using a VOM Model for Reconstructing Potential Coding Regions in EST Sequences, Journal of Computational Statistics, vol. 22, no. 1, 49-69. (pdf File)  (online version)

ý Goldstain O., Ben-Gal I., and Bukchin Y. (2007), Remote Learning for the Manipulation and Control of Robotic Cells, The European Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 32 (4), 481-494. (pdf File)

ý Priness I., Maimon O., Ben-Gal I. (2007), "Evaluation of Gene-Expression Clustering by Mutual Information Distance Measures", BMC Bioinformatics, 8(1):111 (Impact factor 4.96, obtained a "Highly Accessed" mark). (pdf File)  (online version)

ý Posch S., Grau J.,  Gohr A., Ben-Gal I., Kel A., Grosse I. (2007), Recognition of CIS-Regulatory Elements with VOMBAT", The Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, vol. 5, (02B), 561-579. (pdf File)

ý Singer G. and Ben-Gal I. (2007), The Funnel Experiment: A Markov-Based SPC approach", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 23:899–913.(pdf File)

ý Kahan T., Bukchin Y., Menassa R. and Ben-Gal I. (2009), "Backup Strategy for Robots' Failures in an Automotive Assembly system." International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE) 120, 315–326. (pdf File)  (Journal pdf file)

ý Ben-Gal I., Katz R. and Bukchin J. (2008), “Robust Eco-Design: A New Application for Quality Engineering", IIE Transactions, Vol. 40 (10), p. 907 - 918 (Extended Abstract selected to be featured in IIE Solutions). (pdf File)

ý Shmilovici A. and Ben-Gal I. "Assessing the Efficient Market Hypothesis via a Universal Prediction Statistic", Submitted.

ý Shmilovici A., Kahiri Y., Ben-Gal I., Hauser S., (2009)"Measuring the Efficiency of the Intraday Forex Market with a Universal Data Compression Algorithm", Computational Economics, Vol. 33 (2),  131-154. (pdf File) (Journal pdf file)

ý Ginsburg H. and Ben-Gal I. (2010) " Optimization-Seeking Experimentations: Design of an RL Circuit via the Vs-optimality criterion," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Volume 26, 147-155, 2010.  (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I., Wangenheim M. and Shtub A. (2010), "A new standardization model for physician staffing at hospitals" The International Journal of Production and Performance Management, Volume 59, Issue 8, 796-812  (pdf File) (published version)

ý Goldstain O., Ben-Gal I., Bukchin Y., Evaluation of Tele-Robotic Interface Components for Teaching Robot Operation, IEEE transactions on Learning Technologies, vol. 99.  pp. 1-13 (pdf File)

ý Gruber A. and Ben-Gal I., (2012) “Efficient Bayesian Network Learning for System Optimization in Reliability Engineering," Quality Technology & Quantitative Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 97-114. (pdf File)

ý Shmilovici A. and Ben-Gal I. (2012) “Predicting Stock Returns Using a Variable Order Markov Tree Model," Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometric, Vol. 16, No. 5,  1-35 (pdf File)

ý Ruschin N., Ben-Gal I., Maimon O., (2013) “Fractal Geometry Based Statistical Process Control for Non-Linear Auto-correlated Processes", IIE Transactions, 45, 373-391. Selected to be featured at INFORMS 2013. (pdf File) (Journal)

ý Ben-Gal I., Shavitt Y., Weinsberg E., Weinsberg U. (2013) “Improving Information Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks using Shared Content Clustering", Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) journal, Vol. 39 (2), 383-408 Springer Verlag. (pdf File)

ý Rybalov A., Kagan E., Rapoport A., Ben-Gal I. (2014), Fuzzy Implementation of Qubits Operators, Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology, 7:5 (pdf file) (Journal)

ý Rosenbaum, I., Ben-Gal, I., Yechiali, U. (2013) "Capacity Reallocation in Open Jackson Networks", IIE Transactions, 45, 259–272. (pdf File)

ý Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I. (2013), “Moving Target Search Algorithm with Informational Distance Measures”, The Open Applied Informatics Journal. 6, 1-10 (pdf File)

ý Gruber A., Yanovski S., Ben-Gal I. (2013) “Predictive Maintenance Framework through Condition-based Maintenance Bayesian Network and Monte Carlo Simulation", Quality Engineering, 25(4), 370-384. (pdf File)

ý Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I (2014).  "A Group-Testing Algorithm with Online Informational Learning", IIE Transactions, 46:2, 164-184, (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I., Dana A., Shkolnik N. and Singer G. (2014), Efficient Construction of Decision Trees by the Dual Information Distance Method”, Quality Technology & Quantitative Management (QTQM), 11( 1), 133-147. (pdf File)

ý Ben-Gal I. and Trister C. (2015) “Parallel Construction of Decision Trees with Consistently Non Increasing Expected Number of Tests,” Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Vol. 31(1) 64-78. (pdf File) (Journal)

ý Ben-Neria M., Yacovzada N., Ben-Gal I., (2016) A Risk-Scoring Feedback Model for Webpages and Web Users based on Browsing Behavior. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)8(4), 53. (pdf File)

ý Postelnicu Z., Raviv T., Ben-Gal I. (2016), “Shortening the Average Path Length for users in Websites”, Accepted to Quality and Reliability Engineering International. (pdf file)

ý Sela A., Shekhtman L., Havlin S. and Ben-Gal I. (2016), “Comparing the diversity of information by word-of-mouth vs. web spread”, European Physical Society, EPL 114 (2016) 58003, p. 1-6. (pdf File)

ý Gruber A., Ben-Gal I. (2017), "Using targeted Bayesian network learning for suspect identification in communication network, International  Journal Information Security (2017). doi:10.1007/s10207-017-0362-4, Springer, p. 1-13 (pdf) (Journal)

ý Harel, Y., Ben-Gal I., and Elovici Y. (2017), "Cyber Security and the Role of Intelligent Systems in Addressing its Challenges," ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST) 8(4): 49-50. (pdf File)

ý Bacher M. and Ben-Gal I. (2017), “Ensemble-Bayesian SPC: A Semi-Supervised Multi-Mode Process Monitoring”, IISE Transactions 49(11):1-17. (pdf File) (Journal)

ý Gruber A., Ben-Gal I.  “A Targeted Bayesian Network Learning for Classification”, accepted Quality Technology & Quantitative Management (QTQM), pages 1-19, Published online: 26 Oct 2017. (pdf file)

ý Chalutz Ben-Gal H., Ben-Gal I. (2017), “Digital Living 2030: A Note on Quality of Life Perspective” Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences, Vol 2(2), 20-22, Nov 2017. (pdf file)

ý Ben-Ishay S., Sela A., Ben-Gal I. (2017), “Spread -It - Game for the Strategic Spreading of Information on a Game Information on a Social Network”, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 2017.  (pdf file)

ý Toch E., Lerner B., Ben-Zion E., Ben-Gal I. “Analyzing large-scale human mobility data: A survey of machine learning methods and applications”, Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), 2018. (pdf file)

ý Cohen D., Toch E. and Ben-Gal I., “Identification of Malicious Websites by Learning the Websites’ Design Attributes”, under review.

ý Sela A., Orit Milo-Cohen, Ben-Gal I. Eugene Kagan, “Spreading Groups” in Twitter: The Flow of Rumors about Stock Prices, under review.

In Conferences and Conferences Proceedings

ý Ben-Gal I., Braha D., Maimon O., A Probabilistic Methodology for Designing a Manufacturing System, INFORMS, New Orleans, 1995, p. 94.

ý Ben-Gal I., Levitin L., “Bounds on Code Distance and Efficient Fractional Factorial Experiments”, Proc. of the IEEE Intl Sym. on Information Theory, 1/98 p. 436.

ý Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal I., "Context Dependent ARMA Modeling", Proc. of the 21st IEEE Convention, Tel-Aviv, Israel, April 11-12, 2000, 249 – 252.

ý Morag G., Ben-Gal I., "Design of Control Charts Based on Context Universal Model", Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Beer-Sheva, Israel, May 3-4, 2000, pp. 200 – 204.

ý Ben-Gal I., Bukchin J., "The Ergonomic Design of Workstation Using Rapid Prototyping and Response Surface Methodology", Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Beer-Sheva, Israel, May 3-4, 2000, pp. 333 – 337.

ý Zinger G., Ben-Gal I., "An Information Theoretic Approach to Statistical Process Control of Autocorrelated Data", Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Beer-Sheva, Israel, May 3-4, 2000, pp. 194 –199 (In Hebrew).

ý Ben-Gal I., Shmilovici A. Morag G., "Design of Control and Monitoring Rules for State Dependent Processes", Proc. of the 2000 Intern'l CIRP Design Seminar, Haifa, Israel, May 16-18, 2000, pp. 405 – 410.

ý Ben-Gal I., "Design and Optimization of Multi-Objective Combinatorial Systems: A Heuristic Approach", Proc. of the 2000 Intern'l CIRP Design Seminar, Haifa, Israel, May 16-18, 2000, pp. 135 – 138.

ý Ben-Gal I., Shmilovici A., Morag G., "Statistical Control of Production Processes via Monitoring of Buffer Levels", Proc. of the 9th International Conference on Productivity & Quality Research, Jerusalem, Israel, June 25-28, 2000, pp. 340 – 347.

ý Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal I., "Statistical Process Control for a Context Dependent Process Model", Proc. of the Annual EURO Operations Research conference, Budapest, Hungary, July 16-19, 2000.

ý Ben-Gal I., Shmilovici A., Morag G., "An Information Theoretic Approach for Adaptive Monitoring of Processes", ASI2000, Proc. of The Annual Conference of ICIMS - NOE and IIMB, Bordeaux, France, September 18-20, 2000.

ý Singer G. and Ben-Gal I., “A Methodology for Integrating Engineering Process Control and Statistical Process Control”, Proc. of The 16th  International Conference on Production Research, Prague, Czech Republic. 29 July - August 3, 2001

ý Ginsburg H., Ben-Gal I., “Sequential Robust Design Using Simulation Tools”, Proc. of the 12th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 12–13, 2002.

ý Herbon A., Khmelnitsky E., Ben-Gal I., "Throughput: A Subjective Linear Measure", Proc. of the 12th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 12–13, 2002.

ý Ben-Gal, I. “An Upper Bound of the Weight- Balanced Testing Procedure with Multiple Testers”, Proc. of the 22nd IEEE Convention, Tel-Aviv, Israel, December 1, 2002.

ý Rosenberg S., Ben-Gal I., Maimon O., Kritler S., “Assessing Quality of Life in Hi-Tech environment”, Proc. of the 13th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 16–17, 2004.

ý Ginsburg H., Ben-Gal I., “Designing Experiments in Robust Design Problems”, Proc. of the 13th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 16–17, 2004.

ý Fengshtein A., Bukchin Y., Ben-Gal I. “Robust Design of Assembly Workstations via Virtual Manufacturing”, Proc. of the 13th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 16–17, 2004.

ý Katz R., Ben-Gal I., Bukchin Y., “Applying the Taguchi Method for a Robust Eco-Design”, Proc. of the 13th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 16–17, 2004.

ý Or K.Z., Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal, I., “A VOM Based Gene-Finder that specializes in Short Genes” Proc. of the 23rd IEEE Conv., Israel, 2004.

ý Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal, I., “On the Application of Statistical Process Control to the Stochastic Complexity of Discrete Processes”, Proc. Of the ICCMSE, Greece, Nov., 2004.

ý Or K.Z., Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal, I., “Context Modeling Algorithms for Gene Finding Applications”, Proc. of the ICCMSE Greece, Nov., 2004.

ý Ben-Gal, I., ”Using Data Compression to Assess Robust Designs”, SMRSSL'05, Feb. 15-17, 2005, Beer Sheva.

ý Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal, I.,”Statistical Process Control of the Stochastic Complexity of Discrete Processes”, Proc. of the SMRSSL'05, Feb. 15-17, 2005, Beer Sheva.

ý Goldstain O., Ben-Gal I., Bukchin Y. "On Remote Manipulation and Control of Robotic Cells", Proc. of the 14th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 20–21.

ý Kahan T., Bukchin Y., Menassa R., Ben-Gal I. (2006) "Weld Reallocation In an Automotive Robotic Line Due To Robots Failures", Proc. of the INCOM2006 IPC, May 17-19, Saint Etienne France.

ý Priness I., Ben-Gal I., "On the Comparison of Distance Metrics for Clustering Applications, Proc. of the 14th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 20–21, 2006.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., "An MDP Search for Dynamic Target via Informational Measure" Proc. of the 3rd Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting, March 20, 2006.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., "An Informational Search for a Moving Target," Proc. of the 24th IEEE convention of electrical and electronics engineers, November 15-17, 2006, Eilat, Israel.

ý Goldstain O., Lipman R., Bukchin Y. Ben-Gal I. (2006) Remote Learning for the Manipulation and Control of Robotic Cells, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Machine Design and Production, Turkey, 2006.

ý Rosenboum I. Ben-Gal I., "Capacity Redistribution in Open Jackson's Network towards Minimal Response Time," Proc. of the IE&M'08 Conference, Tel Aviv, March 10–11, 2008.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., "Application of Probabilistic Self-Stabilization Algorithms to Robots’ Control," Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 10–11, 2008.

ý Ben-Gal I., Sheiman L., Wangenheim M., Fosfeld N. and Shtub A., "A Standardization Model for Determining Physician Workforce in Hospitals," Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 10–11, 2008.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., "Symbolic Dynamics Model of Informational Moving Target Search Problem," Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 10–11, 2008.

ý Rosenberg R., Bukchin Y., Ben-Gal I., "Creating an Interactive Formulation for Welds Backup due to Robots' Failures," Proc. of the Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 10–11, 2008.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., Sharkov N., Maimon O. (2008) "Unsupervised zoning of scientific articles using Huffman trees," Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE 25th Convention of EE, December 3-5, Eilat, Israel.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I. and Salmona E. (2008) "Probabilistic Mobile Robot with Quantum Decision-Making," Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE 25th Convention of EE, December 3-5, Eilat, Israel.

ý Ruschin Rimini N., Maimon O., Ben-Gal I. (2009), "Visual Analysis of Quality-related Manufacturing Data Using Fractal Geometry," Proc. of the 4th Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting, Maalot, March 4-5, 2009. Received Best Paper Award.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I. (2009), "Topology of the Sample Space in the Problem of Informational Search for a Moving Target," Proc. of the 4th Israeli Industrial Eng. Research Meeting, March 4-5, 2009.

ý Rosenberg R., Bukchin Y., Ben-Gal I., (2009) "Deterministic and Dynamic Solution Approach for Welds Reallocation due to Robot's Failures," Proc. of the 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM '09) Moscow, Russia, June 3-5, 2009.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., (2010), "Navigation of Quantum-Controlled Mobile Robot on a Plane", ICAART 2010, Valencia, Spain.

ý Gruber A., Ben-Gal I., Targeted Bayesian Network Learning, Proceedings, SMRLO'10, Beer Sheba, February 8-11, 2010.

ý Jingshan L., Ben-Gal I., Khmelnitsky E. "A Methodology for Predictive Maintenance via Integrated Automatic and Statistical Process Control," IERC, Cancun, May, xx, 2010.

ý Ashkenazi L., Shmilovici A., Ben-Gal I., Agile Software Development: A Case Study in a Software Company, Proc. of the 16th Industrial Eng. & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010.

ý Gruber A.,  Ben-Gal I., Complexity Reduction versus Information Gain via Targeted Bayesian Network Learning,,Proc. of the 16th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010. Received Best Paper Award.

ý Postelniko Z., Ben-Gal I., Minimizing the Average Path Length of Users in Adaptive Web-Sites, Proc. of the 16th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010.

ý Kagan E., Ben-Gal I., Search after a Static Target by Multiple Searchers by the use of Informational Distance Measures, Proc. of the 16th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010.

ý Goren G., Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I., Probabilistic Double-Distance Algorithm of Search After Static or Moving Target by Autonomous Mobile Agent, The 2010 IEEE 26-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI 2010), Eilat, November, 2010.

ý Gruber A. and Ben-Gal I., “Managing the Trade-Off Between Complexity and Accuracy of Bayesian Classifiers”, Proc. of the 5th Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting, Yam Hamelach, March 17-18, 2011.

ý Ben-Gal I., and Singer G. (2011) Demand Sensing via C-B4 Pattern Analysis and SAS Forecast Server, SAS Global Forum, Las Vegas, April 4-7, 2011.

ý Gruber A. Yanovsky S. and Ben-Gal I., Using Target-based Bayesian networks to target suspect activities in cellular networks, Proc. of the 17th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 27-28, 2012.

ý Sela A. and Ben-Gal I., Transfer of Information in Social networks, Proc. of the 17th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 24, 2012.

ý Chernikhovsky G., Kagan E., Goren G., Ben-Gal I. (2012), Path Planning for Sea Vessel Search using Wideband Sonar, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 27-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel.

ý  Kagan E., Goren G., Ben-Gal I. (2012), Algorithm of Search for Static or Moving Target by Autonomous Mobile Agent with Erroneous Sensor, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 27-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel.

ý Sela A., Oved H. and Ben-Gal I. (2014), Information Spread in a Connected World”, Proceedings of Collective Intelligence, MIT Boston, June 10-12, 2014.

ý Bacher M., Ben-Gal I (2014), “An Approach to Bayesian Multi-Mode Statistical Process Control based on Subspace Selection”, The 2014 IEEE Convention, Eilat, November, 2014.

ý  Siegelmann H. Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I. (2014), “Honest Signaling in the Cooperative Search, The 2014 IEEE Convention, Eilat, November, 2014. (pdf)

ý  Sela A., Oved H. and Ben-Gal I. (2014), Why go to Conferences Instead of Build Web Sites:  Information spread in the age of the internet”, The 2014 IEEE Convention, Eilat, November, 2014.

ý  Sela A.*, Ben-Gal I., Pentland A. and Shmueli E., (2014), 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM '15, acceptance rate of 18%).

ý  Sela A.* Shekhtman L., Havlin S. and Ben-Gal I., (2016) Information Spread by Search Engines vs. Word-of-Mouth, NetSci2016, Seoul, May 30 - June 3, 2016 (forthcoming).

ý Bacher M.*, Ben-Gal I., Shmueli E. (2016), “Subspace Selection for Anomaly Detection: An Information Theory Approach”, ICSEE, Eilat, Nov. 16-18, 2016.

ý Bacher M.*, Ben-Gal I., Shmueli E. (2016), An Information Theory Approach to Mining Subspaces for Anomaly Detection, ICDM 2016, Barcelona Dec. 15-16, 2016.

Conferences Abstracts                                                                                                    

ý Ben-Gal I., Braha D., Maimon O., “A Probabilistic Methodology for Designing a Manufacturing System”, INFORMS, New Orleans, 1995, 94.

ý Ben-Gal I., Maimon O., “Sequential Experimentation Methodology of Factorial Systems”, INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Boston, MA, 1997, p. 104.

ý Ben-Gal I., Caramanis M., “A Stochastic Dynamic Programming Framework for an Efficient Sequential Design-of-Experiments”, INFORMS Conference, Tel-Aviv, 1998, p. 4.

ý Ben-Gal I., Khmelnitsky E., “Performance Analysis of a Decentralized Control System by an Information-Theoretic Approach”, Proc. of the ORSIS 1999 Annual Conference, Israel, May 2-3, 1999, p. 13.

ý Ben-Gal I., “A Probabilistic Method for Combinatorial Optimization Using Computer Simulations”, The 16th Conference on Advanced Technologies in Engineering, Management, and Manufacturing, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Tel Aviv, May 26-27, 1999 (conference postponed).

ý Ben-Gal I., "Statistical Quality Control in Data Base Modeling" The European Information Quality Conference, London, Oct. 18 - 20, 2000.

ý Ben-Gal I., “Sequential DOE”, The Annual Meeting of the Israel Statistical Association, Technion, Haifa, June 5, 2001.

ý Ben-Gal I., Shmilovici A., “Promoters Recognition by Varying-Length Markov Models”, Artificial Intelligence and Heuristic Methods for Bioinformatics, San-Miniato, Italy, 30 Sept. – 12 Oct. 2001.

ý Ben-Gal, I., Arviv, S., Shmilovici, A., and Grosse, I. “Promoter Recognition by Non-Homogeneous VOMT Models”, Annual Israeli Bioinformatics Symposium, May 14, 2002, Weizmann Institute, Israel.

ý Arviv, S., Ben-Gal, I., “Non-Homogeneous VOMT Models as Pattern Recognition Tool” ORSIS Annual Conference, May 26-27, 2002, Israel.

ý Ginsburg H., Ben-Gal, I., “Sequential Robust Design Using Simulation Tools”, ORSIS Annual Conference, Israel, May 26-27, 2002, Israel.

ý Ben-Gal, I., “New Applications via Varying Order Markov Trees”, The First Industrial Engineering Research Meeting, Tel Aviv, March 24, 2003.

ý Ben-Gal, I., Arviv S., Shmilovici A., and Grosse I., “Identification of Transcription Factor Binding Sites with Variable-Order Markov Trees”, The German Conf. on Bioinformatics (GCB), Munich, October 12-14, 2003.

ý Ben-Gal, I., “Pattern-Classification of DNA Sequences via Variable-Order Markov Models” (invited talk). The 1st annual Tel Aviv Bioinformatics Symposium, Tel Aviv University, September 30, 2003.

ý Ben-Gal, I., “Variable Order Markov Trees: A New Model for SPC and Pattern Classification”, IIE Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, May 17-21, 2003.

ý Ben-Gal, I., “Weighted-Balanced Testing Procedure with Distributed Testers” (invited talk), The 2004 IIE Annual Conf. Houston, TX May 2004.

ý Ben-Gal, I., Ginsburg H., “Designing Experiments in Robust Design Problems”, (invited talk), The 2004 IIE Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, May 2004.

ý Katz R., Ben-Gal I., Bukchin Y., “Robust Design of Ecological Systems: The Factory Stack Case Study,” (invited talk), The 2005 IIE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 14 -18, 2005.

ý Ben-Gal I., “Tolerance Design of Noise Factors via Entropy Measures,” (invited talk), The 2005 IIE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 14 -18, 2005.

ý Priness I., Ben-Gal I., “On similarity measures for gene expression clustering,” (invited talk), The annual Israeli Statistical Association (AIS) meeting, Tel Aviv University, May 17, 2005.

ý Priness I., Ben-Gal I., "Information Theoretic Measures for Clustering," (invited talk), The 2006 IIE Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 20-24, 2006.

ý Kahan T., Bukchin Y., Menassa R., Ben-Gal I., "Backup Strategy for Robots' Failures in an Automotive Assembly system" The 2006 IIE Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 20-24, 2006.

ý Grau J., Ben-Gal I., Gohr A., Kel A., Kel-Margoulis O., Posch S., Grosse I., "Prediction of eukaryotic transcription factor binding sites using Variable Order Markov models," GSB' 06, Tübingen, 20-22 September 2006.

ý Grau J., Ben-Gal I., Grosse I., Posch S., "VOMBAT: A web-server for predicting transcription factor binding sites using Variable Order Markov Models and Variable Order Bayesian Trees," GSB' 06, Tübingen, 20-22 September 2006.

ý Lissauer M., Ben-Gal I., Ashkenazi Y., Gildor H., "On the analysis of geophysical time series by Variable Order Markov Models", CMG2006, Sea of Galilee, Israel, 2006.

ý Ben-Gal I., Niv Shkolnik, Evgeni Kagan, "Greedy Learning Algorithms and their Applications to Decision Trees," ENBIS annual conference, Dortmund Germany, September 24-26, 2007.

ý Ben-Gal I., Ginsburg H., (2007) "Designing Experiments for Robust optimization Problems: The Vs-optimality criterion" (invited talk), editor's favorites paper, special QSR session, INFORMS, Seattle, November 4-7, 2007.

ý Ben-Gal I., Niv Shkolnik., "Informational Decision Trees," (invited talk), INFORMS, Seattle, November 4-7, 2007.

ý Kagan E., Salmona E., Ben-Gal I. "Operating a mobile robot by quantum decision-making approach, "The Israeli Conference on Robotics (ICR), 19-20, November, Herzlyia, 2008.

ý Ben-Gal I., Sheiman L., Wangenheim M., Fosfeld N. and Shtub A., "Work Sampling and Time Analysis of Physicians in Israeli Hospitals: Towards Manpower Stuffing Standardization," IERC, Vancouver, May, 18-22, 2008.

ý Ben-Gal I., Kagan E., Shkolnik N., "Constructing Classification Trees via Data Mining and Design of Experiments concepts, "ENBIS annual conference," Athens, September, 22-25, 2008.

ý Ben-Gal I. "Operational Data Mining Models (keynote speech), The 1ST isENBIS Conference, Herzliya, 2008.

ý Rosenbaum I., Ben-Gal I., Yechiali U., "Reducing Mean Work-in-progress (WIP) in Open Jackson Networks, Informs Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2009.

ý Ben-Gal I., Singer G. "Classification of Defectives Products via a Pattern-based Model," Informs Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2009.

ý Ben-Gal I. "Predictive Maintenance in Cellular Networks" (keynote speech), Mobile Network Optimization, Brussels November 10-14, 2009.

ý Ben-Gal I., "On business knowledge and pattern recognition", (keynote speech), The annual meeting of the Israeli Quality Association, Tel Aviv, November 25, 2009. 

ý Ben-Gal I., "Lion in the desert: search via network of sensors " (keynote speech), Tel Aviv workshop on Science Technology and Security, Tel Aviv, December 22, 2009. 

ý Kedem D., Ben-Gal I., Singer G., Automatic Fault Identification in the Presence of Noise via Rough Set Theory and Error Correcting Codes, The 16th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010.

ý Singer G. Ben-Gal I., Anuar R., Automatic Fault Identification via Variable-Order Bayesian Networks, The 16th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010.

ý Rosenbaum I. Ben-Gal I., Yechiely U., Capacity Reallocation in Open Jackson Networks, The 16th Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, March 23-24, 2010.

ý Goren G., Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I., Probabilistic Double-Distance Search by Autonomous Mobile Agent in Discrete Time and Space, The Israeli Conference on Robotics (ICR2010), Nov. 10-11, 2010.

ý Goren G., Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I., Probabilistic double-distance algorithm of search after static or moving target by autonomous mobile agent, 2010 IEEE 26-th Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI 2010), Eilat, Nov. 17-23, 2010.

ý Goren G., Kagan E. and Ben-Gal I., “Probabilistic double-distance algorithm of search after static or moving target by autonomous mobile agent, 2010 IEEE 26-th Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI 2010),” Eilat, Nov. 17-23, 2010.

ý  Postelnick Z., Raviv T. and Ben-Gal I., “Shortening the Average Path Length of a Web-Site User Using Adaptive Web-sites,” The 5th Israeli Industrial Engin. Research Meeting, Yam Hamelach, March 17-18, 2011.

ý Ben-Gal I., Kedem D. Singer G., “Sensoring_Design via Rough Set Theory and Error Correcting Codes,” ENBIS-DEINDE 2011 Spring Conference, Torino Italy, 16-18, March 2011.

ý Noa Roshin Rimini, Ben-Gal I. “Fractal Geometry Based SPC,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte N.C., 2011.

ý  A. Gruber, Ben-Gal I. (2011) “Predictive Maintenance via Target Based Bayesian Network Learning,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte NC, 2011.

ý  R. Kenett, A. Gruber and Ben-Gal I. (2012),”Applications of Bayesian Networks to Small, Mid-size and Massive Data," The Sixth International Workshop on Applied Probability, Jerusalem, June 11-14, 2012.

ý Sela A. and Ben-Gal I. (2014),”Spreading Information in a Global World: Word-of-Mouth vs. Search Engines,” NetSci, Jun 2-6, 2014 in Berkeley California.

ý Bacher M., Ben-Gal I. (2014), "Information Sources Selection in Multi-Mode Statistical Process Monitoring," (invited talk), INFORMS, San Francisco, November 8-12, 2014 (forthcoming).

ý Sela A. and Ben-Gal I. (2014), "Predicting Future Trends by Social Excitement Patterns," (invited talk), INFORMS, San Francisco, November 8-12, 2014 (forthcoming).

ý Bacher M., Ben-Gal I. (2014), "Multiclass Classification Based on Random Subspaces, Bagging and Bayesian Inference," (invited talk), INFORMS, San Francisco, November 8-12, 2014.

ý Ben-Gal I. (2014), "Project Management Analytics," (invited talk), INFORMS, San Francisco, November 8-12, 2014.

ý Bacher M., Ben-Gal I., Evgeni Khmelnitsky, (2014) “Analysis of adaptive sampling plan in wafer production lines”, IEEE 28-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel.

ý Nancy - Sarah Yacovzada, Ben-Gal I. (2015), "How to Supervise My Mom - Towards Unsupervised Profiling of Cyber Behavior, DMBI 2015, BGU Main Campus, May 14, 2015.

ý Sela A.*, Shmueli E., Pentland A. and Ben-Gal I. (2015) “Improving Information Spread through a Scheduled Seeding Approach” ,Workshop on Information in Networks (WIN’15), NYU Stern, NYC., November 2015.

ý Ben-Gal I., Cohen K. S., Rozanes S., (2015), "Project Management Monitoring," (invited talk), INFORMS, Philadelphia, Nov. 1-4, 2015.

ý Bacher M. and Ben-Gal I. (2015), “An Application of Sensor Selection Based on Information Theoretic Measurements for Change Detection (invited talk), INFORMS, Philadelphia, Nov. 1-4.

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