Michael Zibulevsky 
Михаил Цыбулевский,Технион
Цыбулевский Михаил Леонидович 
מיכאל ציבולבסקי

Principal Research Fellow
Department of Computer Science
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel
Email: mzib@cs.technion.ac.il, mzibul@gmail.com
Tel: 054-784-7738
Room 436

We have open positions for talented M.Sc. and Ph.D.  students in areas of Deep Learning, Numerical Optimization, and Biomedical Imaging

Research Interests

Numerical optimization, deep learning, sparse signal representations, independent component analysis, inverse problems in medical imaging


Discussion group
      Deep Learning Club Technion

YouTube video 

      In-class recordings:

       Image / Signal Processing
       School Math 

Presentations (slides)

Matlab Code

Selected Publications

See the latest publications at my Google Scholar page:

Book Chapters:

  •   M. Zibulevsky, B. A. Pearlmutter, P. Bofill, and P. Kisilev, "Blind Source Separation by Sparse Decomposition", chapter in the book: S. J. Roberts, and R.M. Everson eds., Independent Component Analysis: Principles and Practice, Cambridge, 2001. gzipped ps file , pdf file
  •   M. Zibulevsky,"Relative Newton and Smoothing Multiplier Optimization Methods for Blind Source Separation", chapter in the book: S. Makino, T.W. Lee and H. Sawada eds., Blind Speech Separation, Springer Series: Signals and Communication Technology XV, 2007 pdf file
  •   R. Gribonval and M. Zibulevsky. Sparse Component Analysis, in Pierre Comon and Christian Jutten (Editors), Handbook of Blind Source Separation: Independent Component Analysis and Applications, ELSEVIER 2010, pp.367-420

Papers and Reports:

  •   L. Dascal, M. Zibulevsky and R. Kimmel, "Signal denoising by constraining the residual to be statistically noise-similar", Technical Report, 2008 pdf file
  •   Sarit Shwartz, Yoav Y. Schechner and Michael Zibulevsky (2008), Blind separation of convolutive image mixtures, To be published in Neurocomputing, Special issue on Advances in Blind Signal Processing.
  •   M. Elad, B. Matalon, and M. Zibulevsky, "Coordinate and Subspace Optimization Methods for Linear Least Squares with Non-Quadratic Regularization", Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Vol. 23, pp. 346-367, November 2007. pdf file
  •   D. Model and M. Zibulevsky (October 2006), Learning Subject-Specic Spatial and Temporal Filters for Single-Trial EEG Classi/cation, NeuroImage, Vol 32, Issue 4, pp 1631-1641 pdf file
  •   Model D. and Zibulevsky M. (2006), Signal Reconstruction in Sensor Arrays using Sparse Representations, Signal Processing, Vol 86, Issue 3, pp 624-638 pdf file
  •   Shwartz S., Zibulevsky M., and Schechner Y.Y. (2005), Fast kernel entropy estimation and optimization, Signal Processing, Vol 85, pp. 1045-1058 pdf file
  •  Narkiss, G. and Zibulevsky, M. (2005). "Sequential Subspace Optimization Method for Large-Scale Unconstrained Problems", Tech. Report CCIT No 559, EE Dept., Technion. pdf file
  •  Narkiss, G. and Zibulevsky, M. (2005). "Support Vector Machine via Sequential Subspace Optimization", Tech. Report CCIT No 557, EE Dept., Technion. pdf file
  •  Zibulevsky, M. (2005). "Blind Source Separation using Relative Newton Method combined with Smoothing Method of Multipliers", Tech. Report CCIT No 556, EE Dept, Technion. pdf file
  •   A.M. Bronstein, M.M. Bronstein, M. Zibulevsky and Y.Y.Zeevi, "Sparse ICA for blind separation of transmitted and reflected images", Intl. Journal of Imaging Science and Technology (IJIST), Vol. 15/1, pp. 84-91, 2005.
  •   A.M. Bronstein, M.M. Bronstein, M. Zibulevsky and Y.Y.Zeevi, "Blind Deconvolution of Images using Optimal Sparse Representations", IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 14(6):726-736, June 2005. pdf file
  •   A. Bronstein, M. Bronstein and M. Zibulevsky (2003), "Relative optimization for blind deconvolution", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, to appear. pdf file
  •   A. Bronstein, M. Bronstein and M. Zibulevsky (2003), "Blind source separation using block-coordinate relative Newton method" pdf file
  •   P. Kisilev, M. Zibulevsky, Y.Y. Zeevi (2003). "Multiscale framework for blind source separation", JMLR, in press. pdf file
  •  Zibulevsky, M. "Blind Source Separation with Relative Newton Method", Proceedings ICA2003, pp. 897-902
  •  Zibulevsky, M. and Pearlmutter, B.A. (2000). "Second order blind source separation by recursive splitting of signal subspaces", Proceedings ICA2000. gzipped ps file
  •   Bronstein M., Bronstein A. and Zibulevsky M. (2002). ``Iterative reconstruction in diffraction tomography using non-uniform FFT'' pdf file
  •   Bronstein A., Bronstein M., Zibulevsky M. and Zeevi Y.Y. (2002). ``Optimal nonlinear estimation of photon coordinates in PET'' pdf file
  •   M. Zibulevsky (2003). "Smoothing Method of Multipliers for Sum-Max Problems" gzipped ps file
  •   Bofill P., Zibulevsky, M. (2001). Underdetermined Blind Source Separation using Sparse Representations, Signal Processing, Vol.81, No 11, pp.2353-2362. pdf file
  •   M. Zibulevsky, Y.Y. Zeevi (2002). "Extraction of a single source from multichannel data using sparse decomposition", Neurocomputing 49, pp 163-173. gzipped ps file
  •   M. Zibulevsky, P. Kisilev, Y.Y. Zeevi, B.A. Pearlmutter (2000). "Blind source separation via multinode sparse representation", NIPS-2001, gzipped ps file
  •  Levkovitz R., Falikman D., Zibulevsky M., Ben-Tal A., Nemirovski A. (2001) ``The design and implementation of COSEM, an iterative algorithm for fully 3D listmode data'', IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging, v. 20, #7, pp. 633-642 pdf file
  •  Zibulevsky, M. and Pearlmutter, B.A. (2000). "Recovering shape and distribution of delays of repetitive responses in strong noise" Technical Report CS00-1, Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico. gzipped ps file
  •   Akaysha C. Tang, Barak A. Pearlmutter, and Michael Zibulevsky. Blind source separation of neuromagnetic responses. Computational Neuroscience 1999, proceedings published in Neurocomputing. In press.
  •  Mosheyev, L. and Zibulevsky, M. (2000). "Penalty/Barrier Multiplier Algorithm for Semidefinite Programming", Optimization Methods and Software, vol.13, No 4, pp. 235-261. pdf file , gzipped dvi file
  • Zibulevsky, M. (1998). "Pattern Recognition via Support Vector Machine with Computationally Efficient Nonlinear Transform ". gzipped ps
  •  Zibulevsky, M. (1998). "ML Reconstruction of Dynamic Pet Images from Projections and Clist ", Technical Report CS98-3, Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico. gzip ps
  •  Ben-Tal, A. and Zibulevsky, M. (1997). ``Penalty/Barrier Multiplier Methods for Convex Programming Problems",SIAM Journal on Optimization v. 7 # 2, pp. 347-366, gzip ps
  •  Zibulevsky M. (1996) Penalty/Barrier Multiplier Methods for Large-Scale Nonlinear and Semidefinite Programming. Ph.D. Thesis. gzip ps , gzip dvi
  •  Kochvara, M., Zibulevsky, M. and Zowe, J. (1996). "Mechanical Design Problems with Unilateral Contact", MAN - Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis, v.32, no 3, pp. 255-282
  •   Akaysha C. Tang, Barak A. Pearlmutter, Michael Zibulevsky, Tim A. Hely, and Michael Weisend. An MEG study of response latency and variability in the human visual system during a visual-motor integration task. In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems*99. Morgan Kaufmann, 2000, to appear.
  •  Greig, D., Siegelman, H. and Zibulevsky, M., (1996). "A New Class of Neural Network Activation Functions That Don't Saturate". Report. gzipped ps file
  •  Mosheyev, L. and Zibulevsky, M. (1996). "Penalty/Barrier Multiplier Algorithm for Semidefinite Programming: Dual Bounds and Implementation". Research Report #1/96} , Optimization Laboratory.
  • Zibulevsky M. (1995) "New Penalty/Barrier and Lagrange Multiplier Approach for Semidefinite Programming". Research Report #5/95, Optimization Laboratory:
  •  A. Ben-Tal, I. Yuzefovich, and M. Zibulevsky (1992). "Penalty/barrier multiplier methods for minimax and constrained smooth convex problems". Research Report 9/92, Optimization Laboratory, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, Haifa, Israel.
  •  Kuprienko, A. and Zibulevsky, M. (1987). " Efficient Data Transmission over High-noised Telephone Channels", NIIASS, Kiev, USSR.

Pointers to Other Pages

  • AMPL: A Modeling Language for Optimization
  • ICA - Independent Component Analysis

    Some Bibliography on ICA and sparse decomposition


  • www.mathtools.net - Scientific computing links for MATLAB, C/C+, Fortran and others
  • NetLib: free numerical libraries
  • Wavelet Digest
  • CONNECTIONISTS: neural computation mailing list
  • Book: Convex Optimization by Boyd and Vandenberghe
  • Slides to the book book Convex Optimization by Boyd and Vandenberghe
  • ICA page-papers,code,demo,links by Paris Smaragdis at MIT
  • ICA (independent component analysis by Allan Barros, Site in Japan )
  • ICA page of SALK Computational Neuroscience Laboratory
  • ICA CENTRAL: web page + mailing list (by Jean-François Cardoso)
  • Subpages (2): files Matlab code