Google Research

Ziv Bar-Yossef


Ziv is VP of Engineering at Google. He's responsible for some of Google's Search Vertical products. In his past, Ziv has been doing research in Theoretical Computer Science, Information Theory and Web Search & Data Mining. His main areas of interest were data stream algorithms, communication complexity, sampling algorithms & complexity, and search engine measurements. See Ziv's publications in his Google Scholar profile. Ziv co-founded the ACM WSDM conference. Prior to Google, Ziv was an Assistant Professor at the Technion's Department of Electrical Engineering, a Research Staff Member at IBM Almaden, and a Graduate Student Researcher at U.C. Berkeley. Ziv holds a PhD in Computer Science from U.C Berkeley and BS and MS from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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