Interactive Communication in Noisy Channels; Distributed Data Compression and Computation, Information Theory to problems in Prediction and Machine Learning , Storage, Communications and Statistical Signal Processing.
Department: Electrical Eng-Systems
Faculty: Engineering
Tel Aviv University

Dr. Shayevitz Ofer

Research Interests

I am broadly interested in information theoretic aspects of communication, storage and computation. Some of my specific interests include:

  • Interactive Communication in Noisy Channels
  • Distributed Data Compression and Computation
  • Relations between Information Theory and Dynamical Systems, Graph Theory, and Stochastic Control
  • Applications of Information Theory to problems in prediction and inference
  • Statistical Signal Processing


The following support is gratefully acknowledged:

“An Information Theory of Simple Interaction”, ERC Starting Grant, 2015 – 2019 (~1,300,000 euros)
“Interactive Communications in Noisy Channels: Protocols and Performance Bounds”, Israel Science Foundation (ISF) Grant 1367/14, 2014 – 2018 (~240,000$)
“Interactive Communications in Noisy Channels”, Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (CIG), 2014 – 2018 (100,000 euros)
“Controlling uncertainty: On the sequential refinement of belief”, NSF CSIE Award 2010 – 2013 (PI: T. Javidi, UCSD).

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