Dr. Marina Litvak

Dr. Marina Litvak

Marina Litvak has obtained a Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in 2010. She is currently a faculty member at Department of Software Engineering of Shamoon Academic College of Engineering in Beer Sheva, Israel. Her research interests include information retrieval, data mining,  text mining, text analysis, recommender systems, and social media


Software engineering
Senior lecturer
Be'er Sheva
Be'er Sheva

Be'er Sheva

G02 Katsir(50)
Social network

Social network



2005-2010  Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering.  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.  Dissertation title: New methodologies for language-independent extractive summarization.  Adviser: Prof. Mark Last.      

2002-2004  M.Sc. in Computer Science.  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.  Thesis title: Temporal Mining Algorithms: Generalization and Performance Improvements.  Adviser: Prof. Ehud Gudes.  

2000-2002  Complementary Studies in Computer Science.  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.      

1992-1997  B.Sc. in Teaching Mathematics and Informatics.  Birobidgan State Education University, Russia.


NLP, text analysis, data mining, information retrieval


Dr. Marina Litvak, Dr. Natalia Vanetik, Dr. George Giannakopoulos, et al. SentIMAGi Image and Text Analysis. Brand monitoring via multi-modal sentiment analysis, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Israel-Greece collaboration program
Prof. Mark Last, Dr. Marina Litvak, Dr. Natalia Vanetik, Automatic Multilingual Text Summarization, U. S. Dept. of Defense, Office of Naval Research


Yahoo Research Lab
 Intelligent Automation, Inc.


Principles of Programming Languages
Advanced Object Oriented Programming
Network Programming in Java
Advanced  Techniques in Information Retrieval
Data Mining Applications