INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES - BAS


Associate Professor Boyan Simeonov Metev, PhD

SCIENTIFIC QUALIFICATION AREA
  • Operations research,
  • Multiobjective optimization


  • NAME AND OFFICE ADDRESS
    Institute of Information Technologies
    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
    Acad. G. Bonchev St., Bl. 2
    1113 Sofia
    Phone: (+359 2) 870 41 23
    Fax: (+359 2) 872 04 97
    E-mail:

    LANGUAGES
    Russian, English, French

    EDUCATION
    1968 - Technical University - Sofia, M. Sc.
    1977 - Computational Center of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ph.D., mathematics

    POSITION
    Associate Professor at the Institute of Information Technologies - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Head of "Modelling and optimization" department. Deputy director.

    SCIENTIFIC AND TEACHING ACTIVITY
    Research scientific projects
    1. Modeling of complex systems and multiobjective analysis in the decision making process. Contract with IIT-BAS, 1995-1997
    2. Computer modeling of decision making process in multiobjective decision support systems. Contract with National Science Fund at Ministry of Education and Science, НФНИ-И-616/1996, 1996 - 2000
    3. Analysis of complex control systems and multiobjective optimization models. Contract with IIT - BAS, 1998 - 2000.
    4. Modeling of systems with parametric uncertainty and analysis of multiobjective optimization problems. Contract with IIT - BAS, 2001 - 2003.
    5. Matrix methods in control system modeling and two-step procedures in multiobjective optimization problems analysis. Contract with IIT - BAS, 2004 - 2006.

    Teaching activity
    In the New Bulgarian University during a period of 3 years a course in operations research.
    Tutor of 3 Ph.D. students, one of them has finished his education and has diploma.

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
    1. B. Metev – Upper and Lower Bounds for the Minimum of a Linear Function over the Efficient Set. Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Vol.8, No 4, 2008, pp. 20-26.
    2. Б. Метев, Горни и долни граници за стойността на минимума на линейна функция върху ефективното множество на МКЛП задача. IIT/WP-221B, ноември, 2006
    3. B. Metev, V. Vassilev, Estimating the minimum of a function over the efficient set of a MOLP problem - some experiments. Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Sofia, Vol. 6, No 1, 2006, pp. 45-57.
    4. Metev, B., V.Vassilev. A method for nadir point estimation in MOLP problems. Cybernetics and Information Technologies, vol. 3, No 2, 2003, pp. 15-24.
    5. I. Moustakerov, B. Metev, V. Monov. INFO1: A file-based management information system. CIT, vol. 2, No1, 2002, pp.103-105.
    6. Vassilev V., B. Metev, M. Vassileva, K. Genova. Classification Based Algorithm Solving Multicriteria Linear Integer Programming Problems, IIT/WP-115, November 2001.
    7. Metev B., D. Gueorguieva. A simple method for obtaining weakly efficient points in multiobjective linear fractional programming problems, European Journal of Operational Research, (EJOR), vol. 126, 2000, pp. 386-390.
    8. Metev B., D. Gueorguieva. A method for approximate estimation of the nadir vector in MOLP problems, Working Papers IIT/WP-59, December 1998.
    9. Metev B. Obtaining weak Pareto points for multiobjective linear fractional programming problems, Problems of Technical Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 47, 1998, стр. 53-58.
    10. Metev B., I. Yordanova-Markova. Multiobjective optimization over convex disjunctive feasible sets using reference points. EJOR-European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 98, No 1, 1997, pp. 124-37.
    11. Metev B. Applications of reference point method for the analysis of linear fractional programing problems. Problems of Technical Cybernetics and Robotics, No 46, 1997, pp. 21-31.
    12. Metev B., D. Gueorguieva. The feasible point method for solving linear fractional programing problems - two special cases in the applications for multiobjective problems. IIT Working Papers IIT/WP-35, 1997.
    13. Metev, B. Use of reference points for solving MONLP problems, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 80, 1995, pp. 193-203.
    14. Metev, B., I.Braianov. MOLP problems: a finite set of nondominated points corresponding to a given finite set of reference points. IIT/WP-3, October 1995.
    15. Metev, B., I.Yordanova Use of reference points for MOLP problems analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 68, 1993, pp. 374-378.

    APPLIED PROJECTS
    1. INFO 3 - Information system for scientific and application activities of Geophysical Institute - BAS, 2003.
    2. INFO 2 - Information system for scientific and application activities of CLHG - BAS, 2002.
    3. INFO 1 - Information system for scientific and application activities of IIT-BAS, 2001

    MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • Bulgarian Society on Operational Research
  • International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making


  • Last update: January 2009