Moshe Porat's Home Page

Moshe Porat
Department of Electrical Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel

Email: mp @ or mporat @ (mind the gaps)

  • Phone: +(972) 4 829-4684
  • Fax: +(972) 4 8324411.
  • Office: 705, Electrical Engineering Meyer Building
  • Office hours during Spring 2017: Sunday 17:30-18:30

  • Research Work

  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Medical Imaging
  • E-commerce, E-learning, M-health
  • Computer Vision
  • Biological Visual and Auditory Systems
  • Time-Frequency Representations
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Image and Video Compression
  • Electronic Circuits

  • Research Overview

    Recent Professional Publications

    Earlier Most Cited Publications

    For details, see my Google Scholar page

    Recent Technical Conferences

  • S. Nemirovsky-Rotman, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Diagnosis Preserving Compression of Echocardiographic and Fetal Ultrasound Images using Shape-Adaptive Transform Representations, ISMBE, 2017.
  • O. Soceanu, M. Porat and Z. Friedman, "Au Contraire: How Element Reduction Can Improve Ultrasound Imaging", ISMBE, 2017.
  • A. Goldman, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Coherence Based Ultrasonic Detection of Microcalcifications in Breas Imaging", ISMBE, 2017.
  • O. Soceanu, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Multi-channel Signal Processing in Ultrasound Multiplicative Arrays World", IMVC 2017.
  • S. Nemirovsky-Rotman, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Diagnostically-Preserving Compression of Ultrasound Cardiac and Fetal Images using Shape-Adaptive Transform Representations", IMVC 2017.
  • Y. Hyams and M. Porat, "The effect of image sampling on the Total-Variation flow and applications", IMVC 2017.
  • Y. Hyams and M. Porat, "A total variation scale-space and image resizing", IEEE ICSEE, 2016.
  • D. Danial, M. Porat and Z. Friedman, "On chirp excitation and compression for ultrasound imaging", IEEE ICSEE, 2016.
  • M. Porat, "On e-commerce, e-learning and m-health: Case studies, technological considerations and economic development", BMC 2016.
  • S. Nemirovsky-Rotman, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "On Improved Compression and Enhancement of Medical Images", IMVC 2016.
  • Y. Hyams and M. Porat, "A Total variation transform based resizing method", IMVC 2016.
  • O. Soceanu, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Less is more: Using multiplicative beamforming to produce high resolution ultrasound images with fewer elements", IMVC 2016.
  • A. Goldman, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "A New Approach to Ultrasound Image Compression using Decluttering", ISMBE, 2016.
  • Shira Nemirovsky-Rotman, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Improved Compression and Enhancement of Ultrasound Images using Markov Models and Multiresolution Decomposition", ISMBE, 2016.
  • O. Soceanu, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Enhanced Contrast Thinned Array Echocardiography", ISMBE, 2016.
  • M. Porat, "On an Efficient Telecommunications Approach to Science and Engineering E-Learning", ICEILT 2015.
  • M. Porat, "On Defects Detection in Crystals using Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Tools", ECCG5, 2015.
  • A. Kopaigorodski and M. Porat, "From Analog Signals to Digital Information", DIPECC2015.
  • G. Rivnai, I. Perlman and M. Porat, "On the Electrical Response of the Retina to Light Stimuli", Physiology 2015, UK.
  • M. Porat, L. Gorodisky, Y. Agmon, S. Abadi and J. Lessick,"Quantification of Mitral Regurgitation using Magnetic Resonance Imaging", CCS 2015.
  • A. Atias and M. Porat, "On Sweeping Patterns Target Tracking", IMVC 2015.
  • D. Danial, M. Porat and Z. Friedman, "On Sparse Chirp Signals in Ultrasound Imaging", ISMBE 2015.
  • M. Porat, "On Computer-vision in Ultrasound Imaging", ISMBE 2015.
  • R. Pri-Or, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Ultrasound De-convolution using a Least Angle Regression Approach", IEEE Convention, Eilat 2014.
  • A. Kopaigorodski and M. Porat "On Finite Sampling of Images using Prolate Spheroidal Wave Functions", IMVC 2014.
  • L. Gorodisky, J. Lessick and M. Porat, "A Computer Vision Approach to Measuring Cardiac Insufficiency using MRI", IMVC 2014.
  • M. Porat, "On fast telecommunication using informational machine-learning technology", International Conference of Science and Technology (invited), Ashgabat, 2014.
  • M. Porat, "On Optimized Image Transmission using Nonlinear Analysis", NLA 2014.
  • D. Danial, M. Porat and Z. Friedman, "On multi-channel excitation of ultrasound transmission for echo compression", ISMBE 2014.
  • L. Gorodisky, M. Porat and J. Lessick, On Mitral Regurgitation, ISMBE 2014.
  • R. Pri-or, Z. Friedman and M. Porat, "Ultrasound De-convolution using Least Angle Regression Algorithm", ISMBE 2014.
  • D. Sezganov and M. Porat, "A New Approach to Large-Scale Image Recognition for Visual Search Engines", pp. 113-119, IEEE ICUMT 2013.
  • E. Braunstain and M. Porat, "On Optimized Color Image Coding using Correlation of Primary Colors", LNCS #8156, pp. 523-531, ICIAP 2013.
  • E. Braiman and M. Porat, "The Biomechanics of the Heart as a Diagnostic Tool for Myocardial Infarction using Multiple Hypothesis Tracking", Proceedings of ICMEM, pp. 145-1 - 145-4, 2013.
  • M. Porat, "An Information-Based Approach to Video Communication", Ecom & IT 2013.
  • M. Porat, "On Multicomponent Signal Analysis using Super-Resolution", pp. 16-20, ICETM 2013.
  • Gil Rivnai, Ido Perlman and Moshe Porat, "On the Adaptation Process to Optical Signals of the Retina", ISMBE 2013.
  • Lior Gorodisky, Jonathan Lessick and Moshe Porat, "Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) vs. Acoustic Imaging to Assess the Severity of Mitral Regurgitation", IEEE DIPED 2012.
  • M. Porat, "A Stochastic Model-Based Approach to Color Image Analysis and Coding", the IX International Conference of Mathematical Physics, September 2012.
  • Yaron Kalit and Moshe Porat, "A Single-Image Super-Resolution Method for Texture Interpolation", ICFCC 2012.
  • Micha Kalfon and Moshe Porat, "A New Approach to Texture Recognition using Decorrelation Stretching", ICFCC 2012.
  • D. Sezganov and M. Porat, "Improving Large-Scale Image Retrieval using Geometric Weighting", the international conference on Machine Learning and Computer Science IMLCS August 2012.
  • E. Braiman and M. Porat, "Dynamic Analysis of the Heart Motion for the Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction", ISDC 2011.
  • M. Porat, "Video Coding using a Computational Anticipatory Approach", CASYS 2011.
  • Ari Lev-Or and Moshe Porat, "Ultrasound Imaging: Correction of Geometric Distortions using Warping", ICNBME 2011.
  • Yair Kerner and Moshe Porat, "An Optimized Compounding Approach to Ultrasound Imaging", ICNBME 2011.
  • H. Kirshner, M. Poart and M. Unser, "A Stochastic Minimum-Norm Approach to Image and Texture Interpolation", Eusipco 2010.
  • O. Gendler and M. Porat, "On Efficient Quantization for Image Recompression", Eusipco 2010.
  • R. Primorac and M. Porat, "A new approach to color video coding using spatio-temporal correlation of primary colors", Eusipco 2010.
  • M. Porat, "A Computational Approach to Multimedia Communication Networks", IEEE International Conference on Networking and Information Technology (ICNIT) 2010.
  • E. Gershikov and M. Porat, "Towards Optimal Image Coding using Image Interpolation", The IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST) 2010.
  • E. Gershikov and M. Porat, "Efficient Color Image Compression using Demosaicing", the IEEE Signature Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC) 2010.
  • M. Porat, "Towards Optimized Video Coding using Vector Quantization", The International Conference on Optimization, Simulation and Control (COSC) 2010.

    Recent Book Chapters


    Recent Courses

  • 044105 - Theory of Electronic Circuits - undergraduate course
  • 044142 - Linear Electronic Circuits - undergraduate course
  • 046332 - Visual and Auditory Systems - joint graduate/undergraduate course
  • 048860 - Image Processing - graduate course
  • 048922 - Vision, Image structure and Computer Vision Lab - graduate course (see also this - information for students)
  • 048747 - Biolgical Signals and Systems Lab - graduate course (information for students)

    Graduate Students

    Professional Affiliations

    Last update: May 2017.