Dr. Inbal Yahav

Dr. Inbal YahavDr. Inbal Yahav is a faculty member at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.  Her research interests lie in the areas of statistical modeling and social media, with a focus on users' behavior in social networks, interactions and dynamics among users, and statistical modeling of heterogeneous behaviors.  Dr. Yahav's research to-date focuses on two domains. The first domain is cyber security and privacy, and in specific privacy unawareness and unintentional information leakage in social networks. The second domain is statistical modeling of sub-populations in big data. Dr. Yahav has presented her work at multiple Information Systems conferences and has published papers in books and journals.  



Graduate School of Business Administration

Department of Information System

Bar Ilan University, Israel

Areas of Expertise:

Interface Between Data Mining and Optimization Models

Models for Healthcare Applications

Social Networks Analysis in the Contexts of Online Auctions


Data Mining for Business Analytics: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in R 1st Edition by Galit Shmueli, Peter C. Bruce, Inbal Yahav, Nitin R. Patel, Kenneth C. Lichtendahl Jr. 2017

Website links:


Anomaly Detection
Predictive Analytics 1 - Machine Learning Tools - with R
Predictive Analytics 2 - Neural Nets and Regression - with R
Predictive Analytics 3: Dimension Reduction, Clustering and Association Rules - with R

Instructor at Statistics.com since August 2016


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