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Itschak Weissman

Itschak Weissman

PhD, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering (2001)
B.Sc., Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering (1997)

Tsachy's research focuses on Information Theory, Data Compression and Communications, Statistical Signal Processing, Machine Learning, the interplay between them, and their applications, with recent focus on applications to genomic data compression and processing. He is inventor of several patents and involved in several companies as member of the technical board. IEEE fellow, he serves on the board of governors of the information theory society as well as the editorial boards of the Transactions on Information Theory and Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory. He is founding Director of the Stanford Compression Forum.