Bulgarian Academy of Scienses Institute for Information Technologies Acad. G. Bonchev St., Block 2, 1113 – Sofia, BULGARIA Phone/fax: (+359 2) 872 04 97 www.iit.bas.bg; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Structure and Staff 8 DEPARTAMENTS 2 LABORATORIES • 2 Members of BAS • 3 Full Professors • 20 Associated Professors • 34 Research Associates • 53 Specialists
DEPARTAMENTS Information Processes and Systems Artificial Intelligence Decision Support Systems Pattern Recognition Intelligent Systems Modeling and Optimization Soft Computing Information Media
LABORATORIES Telematics System Engineering
Information Processing and Systems • Software systems for information processing ; • Signal processing; • Radar signal processing.
Artificial Intelligence • Methods and architectures for domain-specific knowledge representation and processing (classification problems, natural language processing, eLearning systems; • Knowledge representation and processing with reuse of knowledge fragments and ontologies. Programme systems for processing semantic information. Semantic Web approaches and services.
Decision Support System • Optimization and multicriteria decision making; • Optimization and decision support systems.
Pattern Recognition • Segmentation and recognition of half-tone and color images, text and graphics processing, 2-D and 3-D objects recognition and scene analysis; • Speaker recognition; • Neural networks and systems; • Biometric based identification.
Intelligent Systems • Integrating the process of optimization and control in complex systems via intelligent procedures; • Research of intelligent soft-sensing systems using neural systems, fuzzy logic and support vector machines; • Network methods in logical and probabilistic intelligent systems.
Modeling and Optimization • Control systems modeling and multicriteria optimization; • Analysis and design of distributed communication and information networks.
Soft Computing • Analysis of dynamic systems under parameter uncertainties; • Decision making support in multicriteria problems under uncertainties from fuzzy type; • Risk management.
Information Media • Information media models, • Fluid information media, • Laser information media.
International Research Projects • FP6 LOGOS 027451Knowledge-on-Demand for Ubiquitous Learning, 2006 - 2009. • FP6/2002/IST/2 511723 INTRAWEBSIntelligent Framework for Generating Open (Adaptable) Development Platforms for Web-Service Enabled Applications Using Semantic Web Technologies, Distributed Support Units and Multi-Agent Systems, 2004 - 2007. • FP6 INCO-CT-20030003401 HUBUSKANetworking Centres of High Quality Research on Knowledge Technologies and Applications, 2004 - 2007. • FP6/IST/ BIOSECUREBiometrics for Secure Authentication Network of Excellence, 2004 - 2007.
LEONARDO DA VINCI PP-159052 JASONOn-The-Job eTraining Skills to Deal with Digital Cultural Heritage Content, 2004 – 2006. • LEONARDO DA VINCI PP-114025 KNOSOSNew Media Knowledge Village for Innovative e-Learning Solutions, 2003 – 2005. • LEONARDO DA VINCI PP-136029 ADONISAdvanced On-the-job e-Training Solutions in e-Business for SME's, 2002 – 2004. • INCO-COPERNICUS PL961104 AGILEAutomatic Generation of Instructions in Languages of Eastern Europe, 1998 – 2000. • INCO-COPERNICUS PL961060 ARCHIMEDAdvanced Multi-media-System Architectures and Applications for Educational Telematics,1998–2000. • INCO-COPERNICUS PR977069 EMG-NETEuropean Research Network for Intelligent Support of EMG Studies, 1998 – 2000.
Developed Software Systems • IIT – Learn: Open Web-based e-Learning Management System, • GNOPTI – A Program System for Network Optimization, • LIOP-1 – A Program System for Linear and Linear Integer Optimization, • MOLIP, MKO-1, MKO-2 – Program Systems for Multicriteria Optimization, • MultiChoice, MKA-1, MKA-2 – Program Systems for Multicriteria Analysis, • NEOP – A Program System for Non-linear optimization,
Computer-aided Handwriting Authentication, • Computer-aided Face Identification, • Computer System for CD’s Identification, • Computer System for Verification of State Emblem Replicas, • E-Learning Course: Programming in C, • E-Learning Course: Basics of Pneumatics, • E-Learning System for Self-testing, • INFO - Information System for Scientific and Application Activities of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Institutions, • System for Automatic Recognition of Car License Plates, • G-Data - Software system for combinatorial graph algorithms. • NVGpro – Web-based software system for night vision goggles design.
International Cooperation • Institute of Informatics – Russian Academy of Sciences, Sanct-Petersburg, Russia, • University of Malaga, Spain, • Institute of Information Transmission Problems – Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, • International Center of Signal Processing – Finnish Academy of Sciences, Tampere, Finland, • School of Economics – Helsinki, Finland,
Institute of Industrial Informatics and Robotics – University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, • Commonwealth University in Virginia, USA, • Information Technology Research Institute – University in Brighton, UK, • Technical University of Crete, Greece, • Computers and Automation Institute - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, • Institute of Informatics – Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia, • University of Applied Mathematics - Bon, Germany.
Educational Courses Teaching courses – more then 30. • Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”, • Sofia Technical University, • New Bulgarian University, • Plovdiv University, • Burgass Free University, • South-West University Blagoevgrad, • College of Library Science Education and Information Technologies, Sofia.
Post Graduate Education • Informatics, • Applicationof the principles and methods of the cybernetics in different scientific areas(engineering, medical, biocybernetics, etc.)
Publishing in international journals • IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics • Computers and Artificial Intelligence • European Journal of Operational Research • Journal of Operational Research Society • International Transactions of Operational Research • Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence • Pattern Recognition Letters • Fuzzy Sets and Systems • Electrotechnology
IIT Publishing • Cybernetics and Information Technologies • (ISSN 1311-9702), • Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics • (ISSN 0204-9848) – ref. Math. Rev., INSPEC, etc., • Working Papers • (ISSN 1310-652X).