Ya’akov (Kobi) Gal

Ya'akov (Kobi) GalYa’akov (Kobi) Gal is a professor of computer science at BGU and an associate of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He will act as Leader of WP5. He holds a PhD from Harvard University. Before joining BGU in 2009 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At BGU, he is leading the Artificial Intelligence Research Group, which focuses on the design and analysis of computer agents that can make good decisions when they interact with other people, and with other computer agents, in domains such as negotiation, game playing, and education He has published more than 30 papers, including 8 journal articles. He is the PI of the EC-funded project IEPHCN (Information Exchange Policies for Human-Computer Negotiation, FP7- People).