Ziv Bar-Yossef

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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    Context-sensitive query auto-completion
    Naama Kraus
    Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW)(2011), pp. 107-116
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    Efficient Search Engine Measurements
    Maxim Gurevich
    ACM Transactions on the Web, 5, no. 4(2011), pp. 18
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    Do not crawl in the DUST: Different URLs with similar text
    Idit Keidar
    Uri Schonfeld
    ACM Transactions on the Web, 3(2009), pp. 3
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    Estimating the ImpressionRank of Web Pages
    Maxim Gurevich
    Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW)(2009), pp. 41-50
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    The Space Complexity of Processing XML Twig Queries over Indexed Documents
    Mirit Shalem
    Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)(2008), pp. 824-832
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    Local Approximation of PageRank and Reverse PageRank
    Li-Tal Mashiach
    Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)(2008), pp. 279-288
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    Mining Search Engine Query Logs via Suggestion Sampling
    Maxim Gurevich
    Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment(2008), pp. 54-65
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    RaWMS - Random Walk based Lightweight Membership Service for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
    Roy Friedman
    Gabi Kliot
    ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, 26(2008), pp. 1-66
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