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, Sober, B, Tzang, O, Ioffe, Z, Cheshnovsky, O, Finkelstein, I, and Piasetzky, E. "Raman Binary Mapping of Iron Age Ostracon in an Unknown Material Composition and High-Fluorescence Setting—A Proof of Concept(Accepted)." Archaeometry (January 1, 2018). Full Text

Mendel-Geberovich, A, Shaus, A, Faigenbaum-Golovin, S, Sober, B, Cordonsky, M, Piasetzky, E, and Finkelstein, I. "A brand new old inscription: Arad ostracon 16 rediscovered via multispectral imaging." Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 378 (November 1, 2017): 113-125. Full Text

Sober, B, and Levin, D. "Computer aided restoration of handwritten character strokes." Cad Computer Aided Design 89 (August 1, 2017): 12-24. Full Text

Faigenbaum-Golovin, S, Mendel-Geberovich, A, Shaus, A, Sober, B, Cordonsky, M, Levin, D, Moinester, M, Sass, B, Turkel, E, Piasetzky, E, and Finkelstein, I. "Multispectral imaging reveals biblical-period inscription unnoticed for half a century." Plos One 12.6 (January 2017): e0178400-null. Full Text

Faigenbaum-Golovin, S, Shaus, A, Sober, B, Levin, D, Na'aman, N, Sass, B, Turkel, E, Piasetzky, E, and Finkelstein, I. "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 113.17 (April 11, 2016): 4664-4669. Full Text

Faigenbaum-Golovin, S, Shaus, A, Sober, B, Finkelstein, I, Levin, D, Moinester, M, Piasetzky, E, and Turkel, E. "Computerized paleographic investigation of hebrew iron age Ostraca." Radiocarbon 57.2 (January 1, 2015): 317-325. Full Text

Sober, B, Faigenbaum, S, Beit-Arieh, I, Finkelstein, I, Moinester, M, Piasetzkey, E, and Shaus, A. "Multispectral imaging as a tool for enhancing the reading of Ostraca." Palestine Exploration Quarterly 146.3 (January 1, 2014): 185-197. Full Text

Faigenbaum, S, Sober, B, Finkelstein, I, Moinester, M, Piasetzky, E, Shaus, A, and Cordonsky, M. "Multispectral imaging of two Hieratic inscriptions from Qubur el-Walaydah." Agypten Und Levante 24 (January 1, 2014): 349-353. (Review)

Faigenbaum, S, Sober, B, Shaus, A, Moinester, M, Piasetzky, E, Bearman, G, Cordonsky, M, and Finkelstein, I. "Multispectral images of ostraca: Acquisition and analysis." Journal of Archaeological Science 39.12 (January 1, 2012): 3581-3590. Full Text


Shaus, A, Faigenbaum-Golovin, S, Sober, B, and Turkel, E. "Potential contrast - A new image quality measure." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Shaus, A, Sober, B, Turkel, E, and Piasetzky, E. "Beyond the Ground Truth: Alternative Quality Measures of Document Binarizations." 2016 15th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR). October 23, 2016 - October 26, 2016.: IEEE, October 2016. Full Text

Faigenbaum, S, Shaus, A, Sober, B, Turkel, E, and Piasetzky, E. "Evaluating glyph binarizations based on their properties." January 1, 2013. Full Text