Barak Sober

Barak Sober
  • Phillip Griffiths Assistant Research Professor
  • Assistant Research Professor of Mathematics
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Tel Aviv University (Israel) 2018

Shaus, A., et al. “Raman Binary Mapping of Iron Age Ostracon in an Unknown Material Composition and High-Fluorescence Setting—A Proof of Concept.” Archaeometry, vol. 61, no. 2, Apr. 2019, pp. 459–69. Scopus, doi:10.1111/arcm.12419. Full Text

Mendel-Geberovich, A., et al. “A brand new old inscription: Arad ostracon 16 rediscovered via multispectral imaging.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, vol. 378, Nov. 2017, pp. 113–25. Scopus, doi:10.5615/bullamerschoorie.378.0113. Full Text

Sober, B., and D. Levin. “Computer aided restoration of handwritten character strokes.” Cad Computer Aided Design, vol. 89, Aug. 2017, pp. 12–24. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.cad.2017.04.005. Full Text

Faigenbaum-Golovin, Shira, et al. “Multispectral imaging reveals biblical-period inscription unnoticed for half a century..” Plos One, vol. 12, no. 6, Jan. 2017. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178400. Full Text

Faigenbaum-Golovin, Shira, et al. “Algorithmic handwriting analysis of Judah's military correspondence sheds light on composition of biblical texts..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 113, no. 17, Apr. 2016, pp. 4664–69. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1522200113. Full Text

Faigenbaum-Golovin, S., et al. “Computerized paleographic investigation of hebrew iron age Ostraca.” Radiocarbon, vol. 57, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 317–25. Scopus, doi:10.2458/azu_rc.57.18565. Full Text

Faigenbaum, S., et al. “Multispectral imaging of two Hieratic inscriptions from Qubur el-Walaydah.” Agypten Und Levante, vol. 24, Jan. 2014, pp. 349–53.

Sober, B., et al. “Multispectral imaging as a tool for enhancing the reading of Ostraca.” Palestine Exploration Quarterly, vol. 146, no. 3, Jan. 2014, pp. 185–97. Scopus, doi:10.1179/0031032814Z.000000000101. Full Text

Faigenbaum, S., et al. “Multispectral images of ostraca: Acquisition and analysis.” Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 39, no. 12, Jan. 2012, pp. 3581–90. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.jas.2012.06.013. Full Text


Shaus, A., et al. “Beyond the ground truth: Alternative quality measures of document binarizations.” Proceedings of International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, Icfhr, 2017, pp. 495–500. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICFHR.2016.0097. Full Text

Shaus, A., et al. “Potential contrast - A new image quality measure.” Is and T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, 2017, pp. 52–58. Scopus, doi:10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2017.12.IQSP-226. Full Text

Faigenbaum, S., et al. “Evaluating glyph binarizations based on their properties.” Doceng 2013  Proceedings of the 2013 Acm Symposium on Document Engineering, 2013, pp. 127–30. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2494266.2494318. Full Text