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Unformatted text preview: Department of
Probability and Statistics at
the Institute of Mathematics and
Informatics
Informatics Overview of the Department
Overview
s Founded by Nickola Obreshkov in 1954 s Strong foundation in Probability Theory,
Strong
Stochastic processes and Mathematical Statistics
Stochastic s Now we have
Now
–
–
–
– s 4 Professors (D.Sci.) ,
Professors
6 Senior Research Associates (Dr),
Senior
5 Research Associates (4 Dr),
Research
3 Ph.D. students
Ph.D. Head of the Department: Nickolay Yanev Department members
Department Main Activities
Main
s s s
s s Scientific Research in the area of Probability and
Statistics
Application and consulting in the area of
Probability and Statistics
Teaching at all university levels
Organizing Regular International Conferences in
Probability and Statistics
Research Seminars on Probability and Statistics Department members
Department Research Area Maroussia Bojkova Branching processes
Branching Georgi Boshnakov
Georgi Time series analysis and forecasting, Data analysis, Statistical
ime eries nalysis
nalysis,
computing
computing
Mixed effects models for analysis of longitudinal and clustered data
Mixed
Actuarial mathematics
Actuarial
Applied probability
Actuarial mathematics
Probabilistic methods in asymptotic enumeration of combinatorial
structures
structures
Extreme value theory, Financial mathematics
Extreme Ralitza Gueorguieva
Ralitza
Vladimir Kaishev
Nickolay Kolev
Rossen Krachunov
Ljuben Mutafchiev
Ljuben
Elisaveta Pancheva
Elisaveta
Blagovest Shishkov
Valery Stefanov
Eugenia Stoimenova
Eugenia
Vesela Stoimenova
Vesela
Nikolai Trendafilov
George Yanev
George
Nickolay Yanev
(Head)
(Head) Applied probability, Bioinformatics, Computational biology,
Applied
Bioinformatics Computational
Markov processes
Markov
Nonparametric statistics, Algebraic methods in statistics
Nonparametric
Branching processes, Robust statistics
Branching
Multivariate statistics, Data analysis
Branching processes
Branching
Branching processes, Agedependent immigration, Diffusion, Limit
theorems, Renewal theory, Markov processes, Cell proliferation
theorems Broad Areas of Research
Broad
s
s
s
s
s
s
s
s Branching processes, Renewal and regenerative
Branching
processes
processes
Random processes, Extreme value theory
Random graphs
Probability measures and metrics, Limit theorems
Statistical inference, Nonparametric statistics
Biostatistics, Stochastic models in biology and
Biostatistics,
medicine
medicine
Time series analysis
Financial mathematics, Actuarial mathematics Publishing
Publishing
We have published 18 books (6 abroad) and more than
400 papers in the best international journals like:
papers
like:
sJ. American Statistical Association sStochastic Analysis and Applications
Analysis sAnnals of sJ. of Statistical Planning and Inference Probability
sTheory of Probability and Appl.
of
sJ. Applied Probability
sAdvances in Applied Probability
in
sStatistics & Probability Letters
sStatistics
sAnn. Institute of Statist. Mathematics
Institute sStochastic Models
sJournal Applied Statistical Science
sMathematical Methods in Statistics
sMathematical Biosciences
sLecture Notes in Statistics
sand others Publishing (2004 – 2008)
Publishing
International Journals with Impact Factor
Bulgarian Journals
Conference proceedings
25
22 22 20 15 18
15 14 10 10
6 6 5 6 5 6 7
5 2 1 0
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Conferences
Conferences
Starting from 1974 the Department has organized
s s
s
s s 13 International Summer Schools and Conferences on
13
Probability and Statistics.
7 seminars on Statistical Data Analysis
seminars
European Meeting of Statisticians, 1978 (Chair B. Penkov).
First World Congress on Branching Processes, 1993
First
(Chair N. Yanev).
(Chair
International Seminar on Stability, 2004 (Chair E. Pancheva). International Summer Conference
on Probability and Statistics
on
Next:
XIV ISCPS
2010,
2010,
Sozopol
Sozopol Research Seminars
Two scientific seminars are carried out at the Institute,
in which experts of the field from other institutions
of science and studies participate as well.
s s National Seminar on Probability and Statistics
(N.Yanev)
Seminar in Risk Management (E.Pancheva)
(E.Pancheva) Expertise and Consulting
Expertise
The members of the Department take part in
The members
–
–
–
– National and International Scientific Committees
Scientific Committees
Journal Editorial Boards
Journal
Board
Expert Committees
Committees
Reviewing books and journal papers, etc.
Reviewing International Projects (20042008)
International
Name
Stochastic Models in Biology,
ECONET’2006 Principal Investigator
Cristine Jacob, N. Yanev,
5 participants Funding
INRA, France N. Yanev,
7 participants from the
department Academy bilateral agreement,
Romania N. Yanev,
7 participants from the
department Academy bilateral agreement,
Russia Study of Smart Antenna Arrays for the
Wireless Communication Networks B.Shishkov,
2 participants from the
department BulgarianFrench Programme
for joint scientific researches PAI "RILA" 2005. Random Combinatorial Structures:
Asymptotic Enumeration Results and
Limit Theorems L. Mutafchiev,
1 participant from the
department Academy bilateral agreement,
Israel Stochastic models of multiplication and
summation
Probability Theory and Mathematical
Statistics, Random Processes.
Applications in Biology, Finance, IT
and Industrial Technologies. Teaching
Teaching
The scientific research of the members of the
The
Department is always combined with education of
Department
PhD students, Master students and Bachelor students
PhD
at Bulgarian Universities and Universities abroad.
at
The members of the Department are defended 3 theses
The
for Doctor of Mathematical Sciences degree and 27
for
PhD theses.
On the other hand, the members of the Department
On
were supervisors of 23 PhD theses and more than
were
110 Master Diploma Works.
110 PhD Students
PhD
Supervising Ph.D. students in mathematics with
specialization
01.01.10 Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics Master Program in Applied Statistics
Master
In winter 2008 the Institute of Mathematics and
In
Informatics started a joint master program at New
Bulgarian University
Bulgarian
sProgram of study: •Core curriculum of 15 courses
•Written core exams
•Projects, practice
•Master thesis sDuration: 4 semesters
sLeadership
Leadership Statistics of the Department of Probability and Scientific Exchange
s Many of the department members carried research
Many
department
carried
at foreign scientific centers:
at
– Moscow University,
Moscow s Many leading foreign mathematicians visited the
department over years:
department
B. Gnedenko
B. Gnedenko
L. Bolshev
L.
Y. Sinai
A. Shirjaev
Shirjaev
V. Zolotorev Yu. Linnik
Yu. Linnik
K. Urbanik
K. Urbanik
I. Vince
I. Vince
D. Kendall J. Neyman
J. Neyman
E. Scott
I.R. Savage,
I.R. Savage
C.R. Rao
C.R.
among others.
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