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Director, Cognitive Analytics and Solutions
Haifa Research Lab, Haifa, Israel
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2016

When Watson Went to Work: Leveraging Cognitive Computing in the Real World
Soffer, Aya and Konopnicki, David and Roitman, Haggai
Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, pp. 455--456, 2016
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2015

Preface: Multimedia and visual analytics
Soffer, Aya and Su, Hui
IBM Journal of Research and Development 59(2/3), 1--5, IBM, 2015
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2014

Measuring the effectiveness of multi-channel marketing campaigns using online chatter
Roitman, Haggai and Barkai, Gilad and Konopnicki, David and Soffer, Aya
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web, pp. 143--146, 2014
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2013

IBM Journal of Research and Development Volume 57 Issue 3-4
Soffer, Aya
2013 - dl.acm.org, IBM Corp.
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Preface: Massive-scale analytics
Soffer, Aya
IBM Journal of Research and Development 57(3/4), 0--1, IBM, 2013
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2009

New challenges in information integration
Haas, Laura M and Soffer, Aya
International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery, pp. 1--8, 2009
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Social search and discovery using a unified approach
Har'El, S Ofek
Koifman, A Soffer, S Yogev, N … - Proceedings of the 18th international conference on …, 2009 - portal.acm.org


2006

Automatic analysis of call-center conversations
G Zweig, O Shiohan, G Saon, B Ramabhadran, D Povey, L Mangu, B Kingsbury
Proceedings of IEEE Internatinal Conference of Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 589--592, 2006


2004

Finding the geographic focus of web-pages
E Amitay, N Har-El, R Sivian, A Soffer
Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, SIGIR, 2004

Web-awhere: geotagging web content
E Amitay, N HarEl, R Sivan, A Soffer
27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference, Sheffield, …, 2004

Scaling IR-system evaluation using term relevance sets
E Amitay, D Carmel, R Lempel, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 27th annual international ACM SIGIR …, 2004 - portal.acm.org

Web-a-where: geotagging web content
E Amitay, N Har'El, R Sivan, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 27th annual international ACM SIGIR …, 2004 - portal.acm.org

Juru at TREC 2003-Topic Distillation using Query-Sensitive Tuning and Cohesiveness Filtering
M Herscovici, R Lempel, A Soffer, R Kraft, J …
Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) 2003 Proceedings, 2004 - www-nlpir.nist.gov

Trend Detection Through Temporal Link Analysis
Amitay, D Carmel, M Herscovici, R Lempel, A Soffer
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and …, 2004 - doi.wiley.com

Text analytics for life science using the unstructured information management architecture
R Mack, Sougata Mukherjea, Aya Soffer, Naohiko Uramoto, E Brown, Anni Coden, J Cooper, Akihiro Inokuchi, Bhavani Iyer, Yosi Mass, others
IBM Systems Journal 43(3), 490--515, IBM, 2004


2003


The Connectivity Sonar: Detecting Site Functionality by Structure Patterns, Actes de
E Amitay, D Carmel, A Darlow, R Lempel, A Soffer
Fourteenth conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (Hypertext …, 2003

The connectivity sonar: detecting site functionality by structural patterns. HYPERTEXT03
E Amitay, D Carmel, A Darlow, R Lempel, A Soffer
Proceedings of the fourteenth ACM conference on Hypertext …, 2003

Leveraging Web services for information discovery
M Herscovici, YS Maarek, N Meshulam, A Soffer, V …
Software: Science, Technology and Engineering, 2003. SwSTE' …, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Multi-resolution disambiguation of term occurrences
E Amitay, R Nelken, W Niblack, R Sivan, A Soffer
Proceedings of the twelfth international conference on …, 2003 - portal.acm.org

Efficient query evaluation using a two-level retrieval process
AZ Broder, D Carmel, M Herscovici, A Soffer, J …
Proceedings of the twelfth international conference on …, 2003 - portal.acm.org

Topic Distillation with Knowledge Agents
E Amitay, D Carmel, A Darlow, R Lempel, A Soffer, …
NIST SPECIAL PUBLICATION SP, 2003 - trec.nist.gov

The connectivity sonar: detecting site functionality by structural patterns
E Amitay, D Carmel, A Darlow, R Lempel, A Soffer
Proceedings of the fourteenth ACM conference on Hypertext …, 2003 - portal.acm.org

Searching XML documents via XML fragments
Carmel, YS Maarek, M Mandelbrod, Y Mass, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 26th annual international ACM SIGIR …, 2003 - portal.acm.org


2002

JuruXML: An XML retrieval system
Y Mass, M Mandelbrod, E Amitay, Y Maarek, A Soffer
INEX Workshop, 2002

JuruXMLan XML retrieval system at INEX02
Y Mass, M Mandelbrod, E Amitay, D Carmel, Y Maarek …
Fuhr et al. - einat.webir.org, 2002

Integration of local and global shape analysis for logo classification
J Neumann, H Samet, A Soffer
Pattern Recognition Letters, 2002 - Elsevier

Knowledge Encapsulation for Focused Search from Pervasive Devices
Y ARIDOR, D CARMEL, YS MAAREK, AYA SOFFER, R …
ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 2002 - portal.acm.org

Temporal link analysis
Amitay, D Carmel, M Hersovici, R Lempel, A Soffer …
Technical Report, IBM Research Lab Haifa, 2002

Personalized pocket directories for mobile devices
M Herscovici, Y Petruschka, YS Maarek, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 11th international conference on World …, 2002 - portal.acm.org

Automatic query wefinement using lexical affinities with maximal information gain
D Carmel, E Farchi, Y Petruschka, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 25th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, pp. 283--290, 2002

Juru at TREC 10--Experiments with Index Pruning
M Herscovici, Y Maarek, Y Petruschka, A Soffer
NIST SPECIAL PUBLICATION SP, 2002 - www-nlpir.nist.gov


2001

Static index pruning for information retrieval systems
D Carmel, D Cohen, R Fagin, E Farchi, M Herscovici, Y S Maarek, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 24th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, pp. 43--50, 2001

PicASHOW: pictorial authority search by hyperlinks on the Web
R Lempel, A Soffer
Proceedings of the 10th international conference on World …, 2001 - portal.acm.org


2000

Processing pictorial queries with multiple instances usingisomorphic subgraphs
A Folkers, H Samet, A Soffer
Pattern Recognition, 2000. Proceedings. 15th International …, 2000 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

eResponder: Electronic Question Responder
D Carmel, M Shtalhaim, A Soffer
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, 2000 - Springer

Knowledge Agents on the Web
Y Aridor, D Carmel, R Lempel, A Soffer, YS Maarek
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, 2000 - Springer

XML and information retrieval: a SIGIR 2000 workshop
D Carmel, Y Maarek, A Soffer
ACM SIGIR Forum, 2000 - portal.acm.org


1998

MAGELLAN : Map Acquisition of GEographic Labels by Legend ANalysis
H Samet, A Soffer
International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, 1998 - Springer

Pictorial Query Specification for Browsing Through Spatially Referenced Image Databases
AYA SOFFER, H SAMET
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, 1998 - Elsevier

Using Negative Shape Features for Logo Similarity Matching
A Soffer, H Samet
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PATTERN RECOGNITION, 1998 - doi.ieeecs.org

Integrating symbolic images into a multimedia database system using classification and abstraction …
A Soffer, H Samet
The VLDB Journal The International Journal on Very Large …, 1998 - Springer


1997

Image Categorization Using Texture Features
A Soffer
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Document …, 1997 - doi.ieeecs.org


1996

MARCO: MAp retrieval by COntent
H Samet, A Soffer
Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions …, 1996 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Pictorial queries by image similarity
A Soffer, H Samet
Proc. of ICPR, 1996 - doi.ieeecomputersociety.org


1995

A map acquisition, storage, indexing, and retrieval system
H Samet, A Soffer
Proceedings of the International Conference on Document …, 1995 - doi.ieeecs.org


1994

A legend-driven geographic symbol recognition system
H Samet, A Soffer
Pattern Recognition, 1994. Vol. 2-Conference B: Computer …, 1994 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Integrating Images Into a Relational Database System
H Samet, A Soffer, Computer Vision Laboratory, …
1994 - cfar.umd.edu


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Software Summit, SWSTE 2014
Steiner, Michael and Berry, Orna and Itzkovitz, Ayal and Rodeh, Michael and Yehudai, Amiram and Yellin, Daniel M and Goldin, Leah and Berry, Daniel M and Kraus, Sarit and Dolev, Shlomi and others
ieeexplore.ieee.org, 0
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