# Prof. Nathan Netanyahu

Prof.
Algorithm design + analysis, computational geometry, image processing + pattern recognition; robust estimation; remote sensing

## Publications

**Edited Books **

- Yngvi Björnsson, Jaap van den Herik, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Eds.,*Computers and Games, 4th International Conference, CG 2004, Ramat-Gan, Israel, July 2004. Revised Papers*, Springer Verlag, 2006.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu,**and Roger D. Eastman, Eds.,*Image Registration for Remote Sensing*, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

**Chapters in Books**

- Peter J. Rousseeuw,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and David M. Mount, New Statistical and Computational Results on the Repeated Median Regression Estimator, in*New Directions in Statistical Data Analysis and Robustness*, edited by Stephan Morgenthaler, Elvezio Ronchetti, and Werner A. Stahel, Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, 1993, pp. 177-194.

- Peter Cucka,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Learning in Navigation: Goal Finding in Graphs, in*Studies in Pattern Recognition*, edited by Herbert Freeman, World Scientific Series on Machine Perception & Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 25, pp. 39-56, 1996.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Eliyahu Zuck, Analyzing the Number of Samples Required for an Approximate Monte-Carlo LMS Line Estimator, in*Statistics for Industry and Technology*, Mia Hubert, Greet Pison, Anja Struyf, and Stefan Van Aelst, Eds., Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, pp. 207-219, 2004.

- Omid David, Ariel Felner, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Blockage Detection in King and Pawn Endgames in*Computers and Games, 4th International Conference, CG 2004,Ramat-Gan, Israel, July 2004. Revised Papers*, Yngvi Björnsson , Jaap van den Herik, and Nathan S. Netanyahu, Eds., Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3846, pp. 187-201, 2006.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Roger D. Eastman, Introduction in*Image Registration for Remote Sensing*, Jacqueline Le Moigne, Nathan S. Netanyahu, and Roger D. Eastman, Eds., Cambridge University Press, pp. 3-23, 2011.

- Roger D. Eastman,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, Survey of Image Registration Methods in*Image Registration for Remote Sensing*, Jacqueline Le Moigne, Nathan S. Netanyahu, and Roger D. Eastman, Eds., Cambridge University Press, pp. 35-76, 2011.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and San Ratanasanya, New Approaches to Robust, Point-Based Image Registration in*Image Registration for Remote Sensing*, Jacqueline Le Moigne, Nathan S. Netanyahu, and Roger D. Eastman, Eds., Cambridge University Press, pp. 179-199, 2011

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Arlene A. Cole-Rhodes, Roger D. Eastman,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Harold S. Stone, Ilya Zavorin, and Jeffrey T. Morisette, Multitemporal and Multisensor Image Registration, in*Image Registration for Remote Sensing*, Jacqueline Le Moigne, Nathan S. Netanyahu, and Roger D. Eastman, Eds., Cambridge University Press, pp. 293-338, 2011.

**Articles in Periodicals**

- John M. Canning, John J. Kim,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Symbolic Pixel Labeling for Curvilinear Feature Detection,*Pattern Recognition Letters*, Vol. 8, No. 5pp. 299-310, December 1988.

- Behzad Kamgar-Parsi, Behrooz Kamgar-Parsi, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Nonparametric Method for Fitting a Straight Line to a Noisy Image,*IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence*, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 998-1001, September 1989 - Michael B. Dillencourt, David M. Mount, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Randomized Algorithm for Slope Selection,*International Journal of Computational Geometry and**Applications*, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-27, March 1992.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Computationally Efficient Algorithms for High-Dimensional Robust Estimators,*Computer Vision Graphics and Image Processing - Graphical Models and Image Processing*, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 289-303, July 1994.

- Nicholas M. Short, Jr., Robert F. Cromp, William J. Campbell, James C. Tilton, Jacqueline Le Moigne, George Fekete,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Walter B. Ligon III, and Keith Wichmann, Mission to Planet Earth: AI Views the World,*IEEE Expert*, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 24-34, December 1995.

- Peter Cucka,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Learning in Navigation: Goal Finding in Graphs,*International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence*, special issue, in memory of King-Sun Fu, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 429-446, August 1996.

Vasanth Philomin, Azriel Rosenfeld, and Arnold J. Stromberg, Robust Detection of Road Segments in Noisy Aerial Images,**Nathan S. Netanyahu**,*Pattern Recognition*, Vol. 30,No. 10, pp. 1673-1686, October 1997.

- Jiri Matousek, David M. Mount, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Randomized Algorithms for the Repeated Median Line Estimator,*Algorithmica*, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 136-150, February 1998.

- Sunil Arya, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu,**Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, An Optimal Algorithm for Nearest Neighbor Searching,*The Journal of the ACM*, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 891-923, November 1998.

- Peter Cucka,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, “Robotic” Estimation: The Inefficiency of Random-Walk Sampling,*Pattern Recognition*, Vol. 31, No. 12, pp. 2091-2102, December 1998.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, An Efficient Algorithm for Robust Point Pattern Matching and its Application to Image Registration, selected publication in a special issue on image registration of*Pattern Recognition*, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 17-38, January 1999.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, Chromatic Nearest Neighbor Searching: A Query Sensitive Approach, invited submission (from the Seventh Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry),*Computational Geometry Theory and Applications*, Vol. 17, No.'s 3-4, pp. 97-119, December 2000.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Quantile Approximation for Robust Statistical Estimation and*k*-Enclosing Problems*International Journal on Computational Geometry and Applications*, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 593-608, December 2000.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**and Isaac Weiss, Analytic Line Fitting in the Presence of Uniform Random Noise,*Pattern Recognition*, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 703-710, March 2001.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Randomized Algorithms for Robust Estimation of Circles and (Aligned) Ellipses,*Computational Geometry Theory and Applications*, Vol. 19, pp. 1-33, 2001.

- David M. Mount, Tapas Kanungo,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Approximating Large Convolutions in Digital Images,*IEEE Transactions on Image Processing*, Vol. 10, No. 12, pp. 1826-1835, December 2001.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, The Analysis of a Simple*k*-Means Clustering Algorithm,*IEEE Transactions on**Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence*, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp. 881-892, July 2002.

- Omid David and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Verified Null-Move Pruning,*The International Computer Games Association Journal*, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 153-161, September 2002.

- Ariel Felner, Roni Stern, Asaph Ben-Yair, Sarit Kraus, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, PHA*: Finding the Shortest Path with A* in An Unknown Physical Environment,*Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research*, Vol. 21, pp. 631-670, 2004.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, A Local Search Approximation Algorithm for*k*-Means Clustering,*Computational Geometry Theory and Applications*, Vol. 28, No.’s 2-3, pp. 89-112, June 2004.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Jacqueline Le Moigne, and Jeffrey Masek, Geo-Registration of Landsat Data via Robust Matching of Multi-Resolution Features,*IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing*, Vol. 42, No. 7, pp. 1586-1600, July 2004.

- Omid David, Ariel Felner, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Blockage Detection in Pawn Endgames,*The International Computer Games Association Journal*, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 150-158, September 2004.

- Nargess Memarsadeghi, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, A Fast Implementation of the ISODATA Clustering Algorithm,*International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications*, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 71-103, February 2007.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Kathleen Romanik, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, A Practical Approximation Algorithm for the LMS Line Estimator,*Computational Statistics and Data Analysis*, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp. 2461-2486, February 2007.

- Omid David, Moshe Koppel, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Genetic Algorithms for Automatic Search Tuning,*The International Computers Games Association Journal*, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 67-79, March 2010;

- Omid David, Moshe Koppel, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Expert-Driven Genetic Algorithms for Simulating Evaluation Functions,*Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines*, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 5-22, March 2011, DOI10.1007/s10710-010-9103-4.

- Maxim Shoshany, Fadi Kizel,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Naftali Goldshlager, Thomas Jarmer, and Gilad Even-Tzur, An Iterative Search in End-Member Fraction Space for Spectral Unmixing,*IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters*, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 706-709, July 2011.

- Lior Friedman,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Maxim Shoshany, Mean Shift-Based Clustering of Remotely Sensed Data with Agricultural and Land-Cover Applications,*International Journal of Remote Sensing*, Vol. 34, No. 17, pp. 6037-6053, 2013.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, On the Least Trimmed Squares Estimator, to appear in*Algorithmica*, DOI 10.1007/s00453-012-9721-8.

- Omid David, Jaap van den Herik, Moshe Koppel, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Genetic Algorithms for Evolving Computer Chess Programs, accepted for publication in*IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, DOI 10.1109/TEVC.2013.2285111.

**Under Review**

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, A Practical Approximation Algorithm for the LTS Estimator, submitted to*Computational Statistics and Data Analysis*.

- Fadi Kizel, Maxim Shoshany, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Code Vectorization for Parallel Spectral Unmixing Based on Stepwise Analytic Gradient Descent Search in Fraction Space, submitted to*IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote**Sensing*.

- Benny Kupfer,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Ilan Shimshoni, A SIFT-Based Mode-Seeking Method for Registration of Remotely Sensed Images to be submitted to*IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters*.

- Dror Sholomon, Omid David, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Solving Very Large Jigsaw Puzzles via Genetic Algorithms, to be submitted to*Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines*

**Refereed Conference Papers **

- Israel Navot and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, First Order Predistortion of Simple*LC*Ladder Filters with Arbitrary Dissipations, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems*, Rome, Italy, May 10-12, 1982, pp. 341-344.

- Michael B. Dillencourt, David M. Mount, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Randomized Algorithm for Slope Selection, in*Proceedings of the Third Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, Vancouver*, Canada, August 6-10, 1991, pp. 135-140.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Computationally Efficient Algorithms for High-Dimensional Robust Estimators, in*Proceedings of the Fourth Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry*, St. John's, New Foundland, Canada, August 10-14, 1992, pp. 257-262.

- Jiri Matousek, David M. Mount, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Randomized Algorithms for the Repeated Median Line Estimator, in*Proceedings of the Fourth Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms*, Austin, Texas, January 25-27, 1993, pp. 74-82.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Randomized Algorithms for Robust Circular Arc Estimators, in*Proceedings of the Fifth Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry*, Waterloo, Canada, August 5-9, 1993, pp. 79-84.

- Sunil Arya, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, An Optimal Algorithm for Nearest Neighbor Searching, in*Proceedings of the Fifth Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms*, Arlington, Virginia, January 23-25, 1994, pp. 573-582.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**and Isaac Weiss, Analytic Outlier Removal in Line Fitting, in*Proceedings of the Twelfth IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (Volume II)*, Jerusalem, Israel, October 9-13, 1994, pp. 406-408.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, James C. Tilton, and J. Anthony Gualtieri, Unsupervised, Robust Estimation-Based Clustering of Remotely Sensed Images, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Florence, Italy, July 10-14, 1995, pp. 1150-1152.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, Chromatic Nearest Neighbor Searching: A Query Sensitive Approach, in*Proceedings of the Seventh Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry*, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, August 10-14, 1995, pp. 261-266.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Vasanth Philomin, Azriel Rosenfeld, and Arnold J. Stromberg, Robust Detection of Road Segments in Noisy Aerial Images, in*Proceedings of the Thirteenth IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition*, Vienna, Austria, August 25-30, 1996, Vol. B, pp. 151-155.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Kathleen Romanik, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, A Practical Approximation Algorithm for the LMS Line Estimator, in*Proceedings of the Eighth Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms*, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 5-7, 1997, pp. 473-482.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, Improved Algorithms for Robust Point Pattern Matching and Applications to Image Registration, in*Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry*, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 7-10, 1998, pp. 155-164.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Wei Xia, Samir Chettri, Tarek El-Ghazawi,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, John Pierce, Srini Raghavan, James C. Tilton, William J. Campbell, and Robert F. Cromp, An Image Registration Toolbox: First Evaluation of Automatic Image Registration Methods, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Seattle, Washington, July 6-10, 1998.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Quantile Approximation for Robust Statistical Estimation, in*Proceedings of the Tenth Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry*, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 9-12, 1998, pp. 18-19.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Computing Nearest Neighbors for Incrementally Moving Point Sets and Applications to*k*-Means Clustering, in*Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms*, Baltimore, Maryland, January 17-19, 1999, pp. S931-S932.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, The Analysis of a Simple*k*-Means Clustering Algorithm, in*Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry*, Hong Kong, China, June 12-14, 2000, pp. 100-109.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Jeff Masek, David M. Mount, Miroslav Honzak, and Samuel N. Goward, Geo-Registration of Landsat Data by Robust Matching of Wavelet Features, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 24-28, 2000.

- Idan Feldberg,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Maxim Shoshany, Artificial Neural Networks for Differentiating between Real and False Image Changes in Regions of High Environmental Variability, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Sydney, Australia, July 9-13, 2001.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Jeff Masek, David M. Mount, and Samuel N. Goward, Robust Matching of Wavelet Features for Sub-Pixel Registration of Landsat Data, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Sydney, Australia, July 9-13, 2001.

- Amihood Amir, Reuven Kashi, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Analyzing Quantitative Databases: Image is Everything, in*Proceedings of the Twenty Seventh International Conference on Very Large Data Bases*, Rome, Italy, September 11-14, 2001, pp. 89-98.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mound,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, A Local Search Approximation Algorithm for*k*-Means Clustering, in*Proceedings of the Eighteenth ACM Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry*, Barcelona, Spain, June 5-7, 2002, pp. 10-18.

- Idan Feldberg,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Maxim Shoshany, A Neural Network-Based Technique for Change Detection of Linear Features and Its Application to a Mediterranean Region, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Toronto, Canada, June 24-28, 2002.

- Avraham Gal, Maxim Shoshany, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Spectral and Spatial Parameterization of Multi-Date Satellite Images for Change Detection of Linear Features, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Toronto, Canada, June 24-28, 2002.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Eliyahu Zuck, Analyzing the Number of Samples Required for an Approximate Monte-Carlo LMS Line Estimator, in*Proceedings of the International Conference on Robust Statistics*, Antwerpen, Belgium, July 14-18, 2003.

- Nargess Memarsadeghi, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, A Fast Implementation of the ISOCLUS Algorithm, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Toulouse, France, July 21-25, 2003.

- Lior Friedman,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Maxim Shoshany, Mean Shift-Based Clustering for Remotely Sensed Data, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Toulouse, France, July 21-25, 2003.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Arlene Cole-Rhodes, Roger Eastman, Kisha Johnson, Jeffrey Morisette,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Harold Stone, and Ilya Zavorin, Earth Science Imagery Registration, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Toulouse, France, July 21-25, 2003.

- Amihood Amir, Reuven Kashi, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Multidimensional Quantitative Hypotheses Generation, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining*, Melbourne, Florida, November 19-22, 2003.

- Amihood Amir, Reuven Kashi, Daniel Keim,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Markus Wawryniuk, Analyzing High-Dimensional Data by Subspace Validity, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining*, Melbourne, Florida, November 19-22, 2003.

- Amihood Amir, Reuven Kashi, Daniel A. Keim,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Markus Wawryniuk, Shape-Embedded-Histograms for Visual Data Mining, in*Proceedings of the Sixth Joint Eurographics - IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization*, Konstanz, Germany, May 19-21, 2004, pp. 55-64.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, A Computational Framework for Incremental Motion, in*Proceedings of the Twentieth ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry*, Brooklyn, New York, June 8-11, 2004, pp. 200-209.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Arlene Cole-Rhodes, Kisha Johnson, Roger Eastman, Jeffrey Morisette,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Harold Stone, Ilya Zavorin, and Peyush Jain, A Study of the Sensitivity of Automatic Image Registration Algorithms to Initial Conditions, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Anchorage, Alaska, September 20-24, 2004, pp. 1390-1393.

- Roger D. Eastman, Jacqueline Le Moigne, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Research Issues in Image Registration for Remote Sensing, in*Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop on Image Registration and Image Fusion*, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 23, 2007, pp. 3233-3240.

- Antonio Plaza, Jacqueline Le Moigne, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Parallel Morphological Feature Extraction for Automatic Registration of Remotely Sensed Images, in*Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Barcelona, Spain, July 23-27, 2007, pp. 421-424.

- Omid David, Moshe Koppel, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Genetic Algorithms for Mentor-Assisted Evaluation Function Optimization, in*Proceedings of the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, Atlanta, Georgia, July 12-16, 2008, pp. 1469-1475; won Best Paper Award in the*Real-World Applications Track*.

- Omid David and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Extended Null-Move Reductions, in*Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computers and Games*, Beijing, China, September 29-October 1, 2008, Jaap van den Herik, Xinhe Xu, Zongmin Ma, and Mark H. M. Winands, Eds., Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5131, pp. 205-216.

- Omid David, Jaap van den Herik, Moshe Koppel, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Simulating Human Grandmasters: Evolution and Coevolution of Evaluation Functions, in*Proceedings of the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 8-12, 2009, pp. 1483-1489.

- Omid David,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Yoav Rosenberg, and Moshe Shimoni, Genetic Algorithms for Automatic Classification of Moving Objects, in*Proceedings of the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, Portland, Oregon, July 7-11, 2010, pp. 2069-2070.

- Shahar Daliyot and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Framework for Inter-Camera Association of Multi-Target Trajectories by Invariant Target Models, in*Proceedings of the 11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision Workshop on Detection and Tracking in Challenging Environments*, Daejeon, South Korea, November 5-9, 2012; see*Lecture Notes in Computer Science*, Vol. 7729, pp. 372-386.

- Erez Levy, Omid David, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Painter Classification Using Genetic Algorithms, in*Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation*, Cancun, Mexico, June 20-23, 2013, pp. 3027-3034.

- Dror Sholomon, Omid David, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Genetic Algorithm-Based Solver for Very Large Jigsaw Puzzles, in*Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition*, Portland, Oregon, June 23-28, 2013, pp. 1767-1774.

- Eliyahu Kiperwasser, Omid David, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Hybrid Genetic Approach for Stereo Matching, in*Proceedings of the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-10, 2013, pp. 1325-1332.

- Benny Kupfer,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Ilan Shimshoni, A SIFT-Based Mode Seeking Procedure for Efficient, Accurate Registration of Remotely Sensed Images, in*Proceedings of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium*, Melbourne, Australia, July 21-26, 2013.

**Non-Refereed Conferences/Workshops**

- John M. Canning, John J. Kim,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Symbolic Pixel Labeling for Curvilinear Feature Detection, in*Proceedings of the DARPA Image Understanding Workshop*, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 6-8, 1988, pp. 1080-1090.

- Peter J. Rousseeuw,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and David M. Mount, New Statistical and Computational Results on the Repeated Median Regression Estimator, presented at the*Workshop on Data Analysis and Robustness*, Ascona, Switzerland, June 29-July 4, 1992.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**and Isaac Weiss, Analytic Line Fitting with Non-Gaussian Noise, in*Proceedings of the NSF/ARPA Workshop on Performance versus Methodology in Computer Vision*, Seattle, Washington, June 24-25, 1994, pp. 146-151.

- Nicholas M. Short, Jr., Robert F. Cromp, William J. Campbell, James C. Tilton, Jacqueline Le Moigne, George Fekete,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Greg Sylvain, AI Challenges within NASA's Mission to Planet Earth, in*Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on AI Technologies for Environmental Applications*, Seattle, Washington, July 31-August 4, 1994, pp. 1-15.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Arnold J. Stromberg, Vasanth Philomin, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Robust Estimation of Parameters for Fitting Circular Arcs, presented at a*Symposium on Statistics and the Sciences*, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 12-16, 1996.

- Harold H. Szu, Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Charles Hsu, and Margaret Francis, Wavelet Index of Texture for Artificial Neural Network Classification of Landsat Images, in*Proceedings of the Twenty Fifth Annual SPIE AIPR Workshop on Emerging Applications of Computer Vision*, Washington, D.C., October 16-18, 1996, pp. 36-44.

- Samir Chettri and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Spectral Unmixing of Remotely Sensed Images using Maximum Entropy, in*Proceedings of the Twenty Fifth Annual SPIE AIPR Workshop on Emerging Applications of Computer Vision*, Washington, D.C., October 16-18, 1996, pp. 55-62.

- Harold H. Szu, Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Charles Hsu, Integration of Local Texture Information in the Automatic Classification of Landsat Images, in*Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Wavelet Applications*, Orlando, Florida, April 22-24, 1997, pp. 116-127.

- Samir Chettri, Jerry Garegnani, Jon Robinson, Patrick Coronado, Robert F. Cromp,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and William J. Campbell, Multi-Resolution Maximum Entropy Spectral Unmixing, in*Proceedings of the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation in Space*, Tokyo, Japan, July 14-16, 1997, pp. 347-352.

- Wei Xia, Jacqueline Le Moigne, James C. Tilton, Bao-Ting Lerner, Emre Kaymaz,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, John Pierce, Srini Raghavan, Samir Chettri, Tarek El-Ghazawi, Mareboyana Manohar, William J. Campbell, and Robert F. Cromp, A Registration Toolbox for Multi-Source Remote Sensing Applications, in*Proceedings of the International Conference on Earth Observation and Environmental Information*, Alexandria, Egypt, October 13-16, 1997.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, An Efficient Algorithm for Robust Feature Matching, in*Proceedings of the CESDIS Image Registration Workshop,*NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, November 20-21, 1997, pp. 247-256.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Wei Xia, Samir Chettri, Tarek El-Ghazawi, Emre Kaymaz, Bao-Ting Lerner, Mareboyana Manohar,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, John Pierce, Srini Raghavan, James C. Tilton, William J. Campbell, and Robert F. Cromp, Towards an Intercomparison of Automated Registration Algorithms for Multiple Source Remote Sensing Data, in*Proceedings of the CESDIS Image Registration Workshop*, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, November 20-21, 1997, pp. 307-316.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Approximating Large Convolutions in Digital Images, in*Proceedings of SPIE vol. 3354 on Vision Geometry VII*, R. A. Melter, A. Y. Wu, and L. J. Latecki, Eds., San Diego, California, July 20-22, 1998, pp. 216-227.

- Arnold J. Stromberg,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Vasanth Philomin, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Robust Estimation of Parameters for Fitting Circular Arcs Revisited, presented at the*Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics*, Dallas, Texas, August 9-13, 1998.

- Harold H. Szu, Jacqueline Le Moigne,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Charles Hsu, Landsat PNN Classifier Using PCA of Wavelet Texture-Edge Feature, in*Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Wavelet Applications*, Orlando, Florida, April 6-8, 1999, pp. 141-153.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Arlene Cole-Rhodes, Roger Eastman, Kisha Johnson, Jeffrey Morisette,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Ilya Zavorin, Multi-Sensor Registration of Earth Remotely Sensed Imagery, in*Proceedings of the Eighth SPIE International Symposium on Remote Sensing*, Toulouse, France, September 17-21, 2001.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Nadine Laporte, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Enhancement of Tropical Land Cover Mapping with Wavelet-Based Fusion and Unsupervised Clustering of SAR and Landsat Image Data, in*Proceedings of the Eighth SPIE International Symposium on Remote Sensing*, Toulouse, France, September 17-21, 2001.

- Amihood Amir, Reuven Kashi, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Analyzing Quantitative Databases: Image is Everything, presented at the*Haifa Winter Workshop on Computer Science and Statistics*, University of Haifa, Israel, December 17-20, 2001.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Arlene Cole-Rhodes, Roger Eastman, Kisha Johnson, Jeffrey Morisette,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Harold Stone, and Ilya Zavorin, Multi-Sensor Image Registration for On-the Ground or On-Board Science Data Processing, in*Proceedings of the Science Data Processing Workshop*, Greenbelt, Maryland, February 26-28, 2002, pp. 9b-1-9b-6.

- Jacqueline Le Moigne, Arlene Cole-Rhodes, Roger Eastman, Kisha Johnson, Jeffrey Morisette,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Harold Stone, and Ilya Zavorin, Multi-Sensor Image Registration, Image Fusion, and Dimension Reduction of Earth Science Imagery, in*Proceedings of The Fifth International Conference on Information Fusion*, Annapolis, Maryland, July 7-11, 2002, pp. 999-1006.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Incremental Motion and*k*-Means Clustering, presented at the*DIMACS Workshop on Algorithmic Issues in Modeling Motion*, DIMACS Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, November 18-20, 2002.

- Antonio Plaza, Jacqueline Le Moigne, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Automated Image Registration Using Morphological Region of Interest Feature Extraction, in*Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-temporal Remote Sensing Images*, Biloxi, Mississippi, May 16-18, 2005.

- Lior Friedman,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Maxim Shoshany, Mean Shift-Based of Remotely Sensed Data, in*Proceedings of a Workshop on Geodesy, Mapping and Geoinformation*, Tel-Aviv, Israel, February 14, 2008, pp. 233-243.

- San Ratanasanya, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Tiranee Achalakul, Enhancements in Robust Feature Matching, in*Proceedings of the IEEE Fifth International Conference on Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications, and Information Technology*, Krabi, Thailand, May 14-17, 2008, pp. 505-508.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine D. Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, A Practical Approximation Algorithm for the LTS Estimator, in*Proceedings of the 19th Annual Fall Workshop on Computational Geometry*, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, November 13-14, 2009.

- Omid David, Moshe Koppel, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Optimizing Selective Search in Chess, presented at*International Conference on Machine Learning Workshop on Machine Learning and Games*, Haifa, Israel, June 25, 2010;

- Omid David,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Yoav Rosenberg, Genetic Algorithms for Automatic Object Movement Classification, in*Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Hybrid Information Technology*, Daejeon, South Korea, September 22-24, 2011; see*Lecture Notes in Computer Science*, Vol. 6985, pp. 258-265.

**Technical Reports**

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, General First Order Predistortion of Simple*LC*Ladder Filters with Arbitrary Dissipations, M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, July 1979, in Hebrew.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**and Azriel Rosenfeld, Mask Matching for Linear Feature Extraction, CS-TR-1759, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, January 1987.

- Michael B. Dillencourt, David M. Mount, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, A Randomized Algorithm for Slope Selection, CS-TR-2431, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, March 1990.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Computationally Efficient Algorithms for a Highly Robust Line Estimator, CS-TR-2816, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, December 1991.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Computationally Efficient Algorithms for Robust Estimation, Ph.D. Thesis, Center for Automation Research & Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, December 1991; see also CS-TR-2898, May 1992.

- Peter J. Rousseeuw,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and David M. Mount, New Statistical and Computational Results on the Repeated Median Line, CS-TR-2976, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, October 1992.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Computationally Efficient Algorithms for High-Dimensional Robust Estimators, CS-TR-3008, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, December 1992.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Randomized Algorithms for Robust Circular Arc Estimators, CS-TR-3198, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, December 1993.

- Peter Cucka,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Learning in Navigation: Goal Finding in Graphs, CS-TR-3433, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, March 1995.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**and Isaac Weiss, Analytic Methods for Outlier Removal in Line Fitting, CS-TR-3508, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, August 1995.

- Sunil Arya, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, An Optimal Algorithm for Nearest Neighbor Searching, CS-TR-3568, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, December 1995.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, Chromatic Nearest Neighbor Searching: A Query Sensitive Approach, CS-TR-3569, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, December 1995.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Vasanth Philomin, Azriel Rosenfeld, and Arnold J. Stromberg, Robust Detection of Road Segments in Noisy Aerial Images, CS-TR-3631, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, April 1996.

- Peter Cucka,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Azriel Rosenfeld, Robotic Estimation, CS-TR-3699, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, October 1996.

- David M. Mount and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Efficient Randomized Algorithms for Robust Estimation of Circles and (Aligned) Ellipses, CS-TR-3860, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, December 1997.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, and Jacqueline Le Moigne, Efficient Algorithms for Robust Feature Matching, CS-TR-3909, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, May 1998.

- David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Wu, Quantile Approximation for Robust Statistical Estimation and*k*-Enclosing Problems, CS-TR-3941, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, October 1998.

- David M. Mount, Tapas Kanungo,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, Approximating Large Convolutions in Digital Images, CS-TR-4017, Laboratory for Language and Media Processing, University of Maryland, May 1999.

- Tapas Kanungo, David M. Mount,
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Christine Piatko, Ruth Silverman, and Angela Y. Wu, The Analysis of a Simple*k*-Means Clustering Algorithm, CS-TR-4098, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, January 2000.

- Omid David and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Verified Null-Move Pruning, CS-TR-4406, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, October 2002.

- Amihood Amir, Reuven Kashi, and
**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Analyzing Quantitative Databases: Image is Everything, CS-TR-4447, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, March 2003.

**Nathan S. Netanyahu**, Jacqueline Le Moigne, and Jeffrey G. Masek, Geo-Registration of Landsat Data via Robust Matching of Multi-Resolution Features, CS-TR-4520, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, August 2003.

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