Dr. Beniamin Mounits

Dr. Beniamin Mounits

Dr. Beniamin Mounits

Department: Software Engineering
Current Position: Lecturer

Education :

Ph.D.2006, Applied Mathematics. Department of Applied Mathematics, The Technion –Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

M.Sc.2002, Applied Mathematics. Department of Applied Mathematics, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

B.Sc.1996, Mathematics and Physics, Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Haifa at Oranim, Qiryat-Tivon, Israel

Research Interests
  • 1. Coding Theory
  • 2. Optimization
  • 3. Applications of Discrete Mathematics to Problems in Computer Science and Information Theory
Courses
  • 1. Discrete Mathematics 1
  • 2. Discrete Mathematics 2
  • 3. Algorithms in Graph Theory
  • 4. Information Theory
  • 5. Coding Theory

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Refereed Papers

  1. B. Mounits, Lower Bounds on the Minimum Average Distance of Binary Codes, Discrete Mathematics, vol. 308, issue 24 (December 2008), pp. 6241-6253.
  2. B. Mounits, T. Etzion and S. Litsyn, Upper Bounds on Codes via Association Schemes and Linear Programming, Advances in Mathematics of Communications, vol. 1, no. 2 (May 2007), pp. 173-195.
  3. S. Litsyn and B. Mounits, Improved Lower Bounds on Sizes of Single-Error Correcting Codes, Designs, Codes and Cryptography, vol. 42, no. 1 (January 2007), pp. 67-72.
  4. T. Etzion and B. Mounits, Quasi-Perfect Codes with Small Distance, IEEE Trans. on Inform. Theory, vol. 51 (November 2005), pp. 3938-3946.
  5. B. Mounits, T. Etzion and S. Litsyn, Improved Upper Bounds on Sizes of Codes, IEEE Trans. on Inform. Theory, vol. 48 (April 2002), pp. 880-886.

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

  1. B. Mounits, New Upper Bounds for Nonbinary Codes, Proceedings of IEEE 26th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), 2010, Eilat, Israel, November 2010, pp. 997-1001.
  2. B. Mounits, Upper Bounds on Codes, Proceedings of Combinatorics 2010, Verbania, Italy, June 2010, p. 181.
  3. B. Mounits, Lower bounds on the minimum average distance of binary codes, Proceedings of Combinatorics 2008, Costermano, Italy, June 2008, p. 269.
  4. B. Mounits, T. Etzion and S. Litsyn, New Upper Bounds on A(n,d), Proceedings of ISIT 2005, Adelaide, Australia, September 2005, pp. 921-925.
  5. T. Etzion and B. Mounits, Quasi-Perfect Codes with Small Distance, Proceedings ofISIT 2004, Chicago, USA, June 2004, page 453
  6. B. Mounits, T. Etzion and S. Litsyn, Improvement on the Johnson Upper Bound for Error-Correcting Codes, Proceedings of ISIT 2002, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2002, page 345.

Academic Appointments

200-present Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Software Engineering

2006-2008 Scientific Staff Member (postdoctoral position), Department PNA1 (Algorithms,  Combinatorics and Optimization), CWI – the national research institute for mathematics  and computer science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1999-2006 Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, The Technion – Israel Institute of  Technology, Haifa, Israel

Teaching Experience

ORT Braude College of Engineering:
  • Graduate Courses:Software Engineering:Advanced Topics in Coding TheoryApproximation Theory
  • Undergraduate Courses:Discrete Mathematics 1Algorithms in Graph TheoryInformation TheoryCoding Theory
The Technion–Israel Institute of Technology
  • Undergraduate Courses:Differential and Integral Calculus 1 Differential and Integral Calculus 2Multivariable Calculus

Academic and Professional Awards and Grants

1999-2006 Merit-based tuition plus full stipend scholarship, Technion–Israel Institute of
2004 Distinguished teaching assistant at the Math department, Technion–Israel
2001 The Gutwirth Prize for excellence in Graduate Research, Technion–Israel Institute of  Technology, Haifa, Israel

Professional Activities

Referee of papers for publication in the following journals:
• Discrete Mathematics
• IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
• Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A
• Advances in Mathematics of Communications
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