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Tel Aviv University, Department of Computer Science

“On Harvesting and Exploiting Data Patterns using the Crowd”


Dr. Yael Amsterdamer is a senior lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, Bar Ilan University.

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Her main research field is databases and data management. In 2016, Dr. Amsterdamer was awarded the Allon Fellowship for Outstanding Young Researchers by the Israeli Council for Higher Education.

Dr. Amsterdamer completed her PhD studies in 2015, at the direct PhD track, as a member of the Database Group of the Computer Science School, Tel Aviv University, and under the supervision of is Prof. Tova Milo


She is interested in the development of theoretical tools and algorithms for the management of data on the Web, and specifically in crowdsourcing, data mining and information extraction.

Her ongoing research projects include Querying and Exploring Knowledge Bases,  partially supported by the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), and Personal Information Management and Sharing, partially supported by the BIU Center for Research in Applied Cryptography and Cyber Security.

Yale was honored in the The Marker Magazine, 40 promising researchers under 40 Hebrew):