Nahum Shimkin


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1.      Meir Halachmi, M.Sc. “Maximal Range Gliding Algorithms.” Since Feb. 2019.

2.      Nir Greshler, M.Sc. “Cooperative Multi-agent Path Finding.” Since March 2020.


Past students:

43.  Lior Cohen, M.Sc. “Learning to Schedule Video Streams Over Parallel Cellular Channels.” April 2021.

42.  Yair Shemer, M.Sc. “Unsupervised Video Summarization using Heuristic Optimization Algorithms.” Feb. 2020.

41.  Guy Adam, M.Sc. "Approximate Thompson Sampling for Improved Exploration in Deep Reinforcement Learning.” December 2019.

40.  Daniel Segal, M.Sc. "Max-Range Glides in Engine Cutoff Emergencies Under Severe Wind".  July 2018.

39.  Tamir Perl, M.Sc. "Control of Vibratory MEMS Gyroscope with Parametric Resonance". March 2018.

38.  Guy Revach, M.Sc. "Planning for Cooperative Multiple Agents with Sparse Interaction". January 2018.

37.  Oron Anchel, M.Sc. ""Variance Reduction and Algorithm Stabilization for Deep Reinforcement Learning".  September 2017.

36.  Max Chiswick, M.Sc., "Solving Computer Poker with Counterfactual Regret Minimization," June 2017.

35.  Ayal Titler, M.Sc. "Intelligent Learning Controller for an Air-Hockey Playing Robot," March 2017.

34.  Michal Zarrouk, M.Sc. "Markov Decision Processes with Burstiness Constraints", January 2017.

33.  Yahel David, Ph.D. "Learning in Large Multi-Armed Bandit Problems," Nov. 2016.

32. Oron Benalul, M.Sc. "A Pareto-based Comparison Approach of Nonlinear State Estimation," December 2015, co-supervised with Dr. Ilan Rusnak.

31.  Yuri Osokin, M.Sc. "Trajectory Planning for Engine-cut Emergency Landing," December 2014, co-supervised with Dr. Aharon Bar-Gill.

30.   Ido Cohen, M.Sc. "Control and Guidance of a Combat Aircraft in Autonomous Flight," October 2014.

29.   Sofia Berkovic, M.Sc. "Anytime algorithms for Simple Regret minimization in stochastic online planning," July 2014.

28. Andrey Bernstein, Ph.D. "Approachability in Dynamic Games: Algorithms, Refinements, and Application to No-Regret Problems," December 2013.

27.   David Erdos, M.Sc. "Minumum-Fuel UAV Trajectories," October 2012.

26.   Kfir Yehuda Levy, M.Sc. "A Unified Framework for Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning with Options", July 2012.

25.   Dani Evgeni Pinkovich, M.Sc. "Linear Programming Algorithms for Pairwise and Network Clock Synchronization", May 2012.

24.   Chanit Giat, Ph.D. "Asymptotic Optimality of Priority Control Rules in Queueiing Systems with Abandonment", Feb. 2011.  (Jointly supervised with R. Atar)

23.   Avishai Adler, M.Sc. "Flight trajectory optimization for emergency landing." Nov. 2009. (Jointly supervised with A. Bar-Gill).

22.   Maxime Cohen, M.Sc. "Network Time Synchronization using Decentralized Kalman Filtering". October 2009.

21.   Kiril Diagilev, M.Sc. "Reinforcement Learning with parametric uncertainty." May 2009.

20.   Daniel Sigalov, M.Sc. "Data Association in Multi-Target Tracking." February 2008.

19.   Ishai Menache, Ph.D. "Competitive resource allocation in communication networks." December 2007.

18.   Andrey Bernstein, M.Sc. "Adaptive State Aggregation for Reinforcement Learning", November 2007.

17.   Nael Hadad, M.Sc. "Intelligent software agent design for Table Soccer". November 2007.

16.   Michael Bozovsky, M.Sc. "PID Controller design for Time delay Systems." May 2007.

15.   Hillel Chapman, M.Sc. "Global Confidence-Bound Algorithms for the Exploration-Exploitation Tradeoff in Reinforcement Learning." March 2007.

14.   Omer Ziv, M.Sc. "Algebraic Multigrid for Reinforcement Learning." August 2005.

13.   Eran Pinhasov, M.Sc. "Optimal usage of color for stereo vision." January 2005. (Co-supervisor: Prof. Yehoshua Zeevi).

12.   Oran Reichman, M.Sc. "Uniqueness of the Nash Equilibrium in Competitive Routing."  December 2004.

11.   Eran Rippel, M.Sc. "Hierarchical algorithms for optimal terrain-following flight trajectory generation." November 2003. (Co-supervisor: Dr. Aharon Bar-Gill).

10.   Michael Arov, M.Sc. "Rate-based flow control in ATM networks." June 2003.

9.     Ishai Menache, M.Sc. "Hierarchical algorithms for reinforcement learning." Jan. 2003.

8.     Amit Serebrenikov, M.Sc. "Navigation and guidance of a man-following vehicle." December 2002. (Co-supervisor:  Prof. Per-Olof Guttman).

7.     Shie Mannor, Ph.D. "Reinforcement learning in competitive environments." May 2002.

6.     Ety Izhar, M.Sc. "Rational models for abandonment from queues." April 2001. (Co-supervisor: Prof. Avishai. Mandelbaum).

5.     Alexey Taliansky, M.Sc. "Autonomous navigation of a mobile robot in indoor environments." January 2001.

4.     Reuven Zaritski, M.Sc. "Tracking with three-dimensional deformable contours in stereo images." December 2000. (Co-supervisor: Dr. N. Peterfreund).

3.     Vladislav Zaslavski, M.Sc. "Stable control algorithms for robotic vehicles.'' March 1999.

2.     Matthew Jacobson, M.Sc. "Dual-rate Markov decision processes.'' January 1999. (Co-supervisor: Prof. Adam Shwartz).

1.     Israel Ben-Shachar, M.Sc. "Routing for multi-class individual users,'' May 1998. (Co-supervisor: Prof. Ariel Orda).