Category Archives: Research

Watch-It-Next: A Contextual TV Recommendation System

Last week my colleague Raz Nissim presented our joint work at the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), which was held at Porto, Portugal. This was part of a Yahoo … Continue reading

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To document or not to document? An exploratory study on developers’ motivation to document code

Last week at Stockholm, Sweden, at the Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAISE’15), my colleague Yulia Shmerlin presented our paper at the Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Information Systems Engineering (COGNISE). This is joint work with Prof. Irit Hadar and Prof. Doron … Continue reading

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Contextual Recommendations in Multi-User Devices

My last project at Yahoo! Labs was focused on Recommender Systems for TV shows. In the presentation below, Ronny Lempel (who was my manager at this project) discusses the challenges of producing personalized recommendations in multi-user devices. This is joint … Continue reading

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Reducing Technical Debt

Last week I traveled to Thessaloniki to participate in the Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAISE’14). I presented a paper at the Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Information Systems Engineering (COGNISE). This is joint work with Yulia Shmerlin and … Continue reading

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An Event-Driven Approach for the Separation of Concerns

Last week I presented a paper at the International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering (ENASE 2012), at Wroclaw, Poland. Title: “An Event-Driven Approach for the Separation of Concerns” Abstract: “This paper presents an event-driven approach for … Continue reading

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Research at Yahoo! Labs

My friends frequently ask me about the kind of research I do at Yahoo! Labs. Usually I cannot give them many details, because our work is confidential. But after a project is completed we frequently publish a paper describing it. This … Continue reading

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