I N S T I T U T E   O F   I N F O R M A T I O N   T E C H N O L O G I E S   -   B A S


 Department of

“Artificial Intelligence – Knowledge Processing”


Selected Publications:


Semantic Annotation and eLearning


1.       Chein, M., A. Gutierrez, S. Lalande, V. Saraydarova, K. Staykova – Tools and Methodologies for Ontology Design and Digital Objects Annotation using Conceptual Graphs. In: Szucs A. (Ed.). Proc. of LOGOS Open Conference “New Technology Platforms for Learning – Revisited”, Budapest, 19-20 January 2009, ISBN 978-963-87914-1-2, pp. 47-61.

2.       G. Agre and D. Dochev. An Approach to Technology Enhanced Learning by Application of Semantic Web Services. CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies Volume 8, №3, 2008, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, pp. 60-72.

3.       Saraydarova V., K. Staykova, D. Dochev - Extensions of Logos Domain Ontology “Bulgarian Iconographical Objects”. In: Stockinger P., D. Dochev (Eds.) Proc. of the Second LOGOS Open Workshop “Cross-Media and Personalised Learning Applications with Intelligent Content” LAIC 2008, 03 September 2008, Varna, pp. 67-78


Semantic Web Services


1.       G. Agre, T. Pariente Lobo, Z. Marinova, J. Nern, A. Micsik, A. Boyanov, T. Atanasova, J. Scicluna,  J. López-Cobo, E. Tzafestas. INFRAWEBS – A Framework for Semantic Service Engineering. Chapter 12. In: Elisabetta di Nitto and Anne-Marie Sassen (Eds.) At your service: service-oriented computing from an EU perspective. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 2009, ISBN 978-0-262-04253-6, pp. 299 – 325.

2.       G. Agre and I. Dilov. - How to Create a WSMO-Based Semantic Service without Knowing WSML.  In: WISE 2007 Workshops, LNCS 4832, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007, pp. 217–235..

3.       G. Agre and Z. Marinova. An INFRAWEBS Approach to Dynamic Composition of Semantic Web Services. CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Volume 7, No. 1, 2007, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, pp. 45-61.

4.       G. Agre. INFRAWEBS Designer – A Graphical Tool for Designing Semantic Web Services. AIMSA 2006, LNAI 4183, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006, pp. 275-289.

5.       G. Andonova, G. Agre, H.-Joachim Nern, A. Boyanov. Fuzzy Concept Set Based Organizational Memory as a Quasi Non-Semantic Component within the INFRAWEBS Framework. In: Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier (Ed.) Proceedings of IPMU2006, July 2-7, 2006, Paris, France, Editions EDK, ISBN 2-84254-112-X, 2268-2275.

6.       Marinchev, I. - A system for storing, retrieving organizing and managing web services metadata using relational database. CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Volume 6, № 1, 2006, Sofia, pp. 36-44


Technology Enhanced Learning


1.       Marinchev I., Hristov I. Managing Learning Objects in large scale courseware authoring studio. Proc. of the Workshop on "Cross-Media and Personalized Learning Applications on top of Digital Libraries" LADL 2007, 20 September 2007, Budapest, Hungary pp. 101 -109.

2.       Dochev D., Hristov I. Mobile Learning Applications - Ubiquitous Characteristics and Technological Solutions, CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Volume 6, No 2, 2006, pp. 63-74

3.       Dochev D., R. Pavlov, J. C. Teixeira, V. H. Correia - Distant Training of E-Competences for Digitalisation and Creative Use of Cultural Heritage. Proc. of EDEN Annual Conference 2006 “E-Competences for Life, Employment and Innovation”, Vienna, 14-17 June 2006 pp. 81-86.

4.       Dochev D., R. Pavlov, O. Hutter, I. Simonics, P. Arapi – Virtual Campuses – from Global Architecture to Local Solutions. Proc. of EDEN Annual Conference 2004 “New Challenges and Partnerships in an Enlarged European Union”, Budapest, 16-19 June 2004, pp.397-403..

5.       Dochev D., R. Pavlov, M. Monova-Zeleva. Principles, Quality Requirements and Solutions for On-the-Job e-Training in SME. Proceedings of the EDEN Annual Conference 2003, Rhodes, 15-18 June 2003, pp. 518-523, 2003.


Machine Learning, Data Mining and Case-Based Reasoning


1.       G. Agre and P. Gioshev. An Analysis of Applicability of Genetic Algorithms for Selecting Attributes and Examples for the Nearest Neighbour Classifier. CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies Volume 7, №2, 2007, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, pp. 29-44.

2.       G. Agre, S. Peev. On Supervised and Unsupervised Discretisation. CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Vol. 2, No. 2, Sofia, 2002, pp. 43-57.

3.       Marinchev I. Applying Category Utility and Partition Utility Functions to Semantic-based Conceptual Clustering Approach. CIT: Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Volume 2, No 2, 2002, pp. 58-67.

4.       G. Agre. A Two-Tiered Reasoning and Learning Architecture. In: Multimodal Reasoning. Papers from the 1998 AAAI Spring Symposium. Stanford, March 23-25, Technical Report SS-98-04, AAAI Press, 1998, pp. 124-129.

5.       G. Agre and I. Koprinska. Case-Based Refinement of Knowledge-Based Neural Networks. In: J. Albus, A. Meystel and R. Quintero (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference "Intelligent Systems: A Semiotic Perspective", Volume II: Applied Semiotics, October 20-23, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, 1996, US Government Printing Office, pp. 221-226.

6.       G. Agre. KBS Maintenance as Learning Two-Tiered Domain Representation. LNCS 1010, Springer, 1995, pp. 109-120.


Knowledge-Based Systems.


1.       Нartley A., D. Scott, J. Bateman, D. Dochev - AGILE - A System for Multilingual Generation of Technical Instructions. Proc. of MACHINE TRANSLATION SUMMIT VIII, September 18-22, 2001, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, pp. 145-150.

2.       Staykova K., D. Dochev - Development of lexico-grammar resources for natural language generation (experience from AGILE project). In: Cherri S, D. Dochev (Eds.) Proc. of AIMSA'2000, LNAI 1904, Springer-Verlag, , 2000, pp. 242-251.

3.       G. Agre. A Multifunctional Platform for EMG Studies. In: G.Agre, D. Ziebelin (Eds.). Application of Advanced Information Technologies to Medicine (Proc. of the International Workshop AAITM 2000, Varna 23rd September 2000), ALEA Publ., ISBN 954-9958-05-1, Sofia, pp.1-17.

4.       Paggio, G. Agre, C. Dichev, G. Umann, T. Rozman, L. Batachia, M. Stocchero. A Cost-Effective Programmable Environment for Developing Environmental Decision Support Systems, Environmental Modelling & Software 14, An Elsevier Science International Journal, 1999, pp. 367-382.