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The Team

Welcome to the CTextA team at the Tel-Aviv University Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

If you are a researcher in a text-based field in the Humanities, Social sciences and even Healthcare and want to incorporate advanced Natural Language Processing models and techniques in your next paper or grant proposal - we want to collaborate with you! Feel free to contact us for any question or idea.

In this website you can find tutorials, exemplary project and information about workshops and events that we hold from time to time. Join our mailing list to get updates on upcoming events.

Looking forward to working with you,
Vered and Stav

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Dr. Vered Silber-Varod

principal Consultant for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) at TAD

Dr. Vered Silber-Varod is the principal Consultant for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) at TAD. She has experience in leading research projects in the field of digital humanities and social sciences, and understanding of the challenges in the field, in theory and in practice.


Her academic work is characterized by interdisciplinarity, mainly of the interface between the spoken language and technological applications and in her doctoral thesis she combined linguistic knowledge with a large-scale corpus and analysis with computational tools.


From 2018 to 2022 she was the director of the Open Lab for Media and Information (OMILab) at the Open University of Israel. Between 2013-2017 she was the Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Innovation and Learning Technologies.


Over the years she was chairman and member of the committees of many academic conferences, local and international, and initiated many seminars and workshops. She has published dozens of articles in journals and at international conferences.

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Stav Klein

Head of computational text analysis domain at TAD

Stav Klein is the head of computational text analysis domain at the Center for AI and Data Science. She holds a B.A and an M.A in Linguistics and is currently enrolled in a PhD program, studying knowledge representation in Ancient near-east studies.
Prior to her work in TAD she was a research assistant in several NLP labs where she focused on modifying state-of-the-art models to low resource and morphologically rich languages.

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