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Albena Kirilova Strupchanska

E-mail: albena@lml.bas.bg
Place of Dissertation:
Linguistic Modelling Department,
Institute for Parallel Processing,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Albena Kirilova Strupchanska

1995 - 2000 M.Sc. in Computer Science,
Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI),
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski",
Subject: Artificial Intelligence
1990 - 1995 High Technical School of Microprocessing,
Subject: Microprocessing Technics

07.05.2003 - present Research Associate, Linguistic Modelling Department (LMD),
Institute for Parallel Processing (IPP),
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)
01.01.2001 - 06.05.2003 Programmer, LMD, CLPP-BAS
01.09.2002 - 15.10.2002,
15.02.2002 - 30.06.2002

Research Assistant, Technical University of Denmark,
Lyngby, Denmark
01.01.2001 - 01.10.2001 Research Assistant, LARFLAST project Information Technologies Department, FMI, Sofia University
01.08.1996 - 01.10.1996 System Operator, Mines "Bobov dol", Bobov dol

English fluent
French good
Russian good

Natural Language Processing: Information Retrieval, Information Extraction
Knowledge Representation: Ontologies, Semantic Web
In general: Building of Intelligent Systems


LeARning Foreign LAnguage Scientific Terminology (LARFLAST) INCO Copernicus'98 Joint Research Project #977074. Building the ontology for the financial domain i.e. representing assertions about terms included in the type hierarchy as conceptual graphs(CGs) and supporting inference engine in the ontology based on operations with CGs.

Algorithmic Methods for Optimizing the Railways in Europe (AMORE), Research Training Network (proposal no RTN1-1999-00446, contract no HPRN-CT-1999-00104). Analyzing a railway domain especially in the field of Crew Management and Rostering.and building a formal model of it.


Sv. Boytcheva, A. Strupchanska, E. Paskaleva, D. Tcharaktchiev. Some Aspects of Negation Processing in Electronic Health Records. In Proc. of International Workshop Language and Speech Infrastructure for Information Access in the Balkan Countries, 2005, Borovets, Bulgaria, pp. 1-8

P.Dobrev, A. Strupchanska. Conceptual Graphs and Annotated Semantic Web Pages. In Common Semantics for Sharing Knowledge: Contributions to ICCS 2005 13th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2005, Kassel Germany, pp. 54-65

G. Angelova, O. Kalaydjiev, A. Strupchanska. Domain Ontology as a Resource Providing Adaptivity in eLearning. In Proc. On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2004: OTM 2004 Workshops, LNCS 3292, Cyprus, pp. 700-712

P.Dobrev, A. Strupchanska, G. Angelova. Towards a Better Understanding of the Language Content in the Semantic Web. In Proc. of The Eleventh International Conference on Artificial Intelligence:Methodology, Systems, Applications - Semantic Web Challenges, AIMSA 2004, LNAI 3192, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 267-276

G. Angelova, A. Strupchanska, O. Kalaydjiev, M. Yankova, Sv. Boytcheva and I. Vitanova. Towards deeper understanding and personalisation in eCALL. To appear in the Proc. "eLearning for Computational Linguistics and Computational Linguistics for eLearning", Workshop at COLING 2004, Geneva, 2004.

G. Angelova, A. Strupchanska, O. Kalaydjiev, Sv. Boytcheva and I. Vitanova. Terminological Grid and Free Text Repositories in Computer-Aided Teaching of Foreign Language Terminology. To appear in the Proc. "Language Resources: Integration & Development in e-learning & in Teaching Computational Linguistics", Workshop at LREC 2004, Lisbon, 2004.

Sv. Boytcheva , I. Vitanova, A. Strupchanska, M. Yankova, G. Angelova. Towards the assessment of free learner's utterances in CALL. To appear in the Proc. "NLP and Speech Technologies in Advanced Language Learning Systems", InSTIL/ICALL Symposium 2004, Venice, 2004

Sv. Boytcheva, M. Yankova, A. Strupchanska. Semantically Driven Approach for Scenario Recognition in the IE System FRET. In Proc. International Conference RANLP-2003, September 2003, Borovets, Bulgaria, pp.63-70.

Albena Strupchanska, Milena Yankova, Svetla Boytcheva. Conceptual Graphs Self-Tutoring System, In Proc. ICCS 2003, July 2003, LNAI 2746, Dresden, Germany, pp. 323-336

Albena Strupchanska, Martin Penicka , Dines Bjorner. Railway Staff Rostering, In Formal Methods for Railway Operation and Control Systems, Budapest L'Hartmattan, 2003, ISBN 963-9457-54-0, pp. 323-334.

Martin Penicka, Albena Strupchanska, Dines Bjorner. Train Maintenance Routing. In Formal Methods for Railway Operation and Control Systems, Budapest L'Hartmattan, 2003, ISBN 963-9457-54-0, pp. 313-322.

Galia Angelova, Svetla Boytcheva, Ognian Kalaydjiev, Stefan Trausan-Matu, Preslav Nakov and Albena Strupchanska. Adaptivity in Web-Based CALL, In Proc. ECAI-2002, July 2002, Lyon, France, pp. 445-449.

Sv. Boytcheva, A. Strupchanska and G.Angelova. Processing Negation in NL Interfaces to Knowledge Bases, In Proc. ICCS-2002, July 2002, LNAI 2393, Borovets, Bulgaria, pp. 137-150.

Sv. Boytcheva, O. Kalaydjiev, A. Strupchanska and G.Angelova. Between language correctness and domain knowledge in CALL, In: Proc. EuroConference RANLP-2001, September 2001, Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria, pp. 40-46.

P. Dobrev, A. Strupchanska , and K. Toutanova. CGWorld - from Conceptual Graph Theory to the Implementation , ICCS 2002 Workshop, July 2002, Borovets, Bulgaria, http://www.lml.bas.bg/iccs2002/acs/CGWorld2002.pdf.

P. Dobrev, A. Strupchanska, and K. Toutanova. CGWorld-2001 - new features and new directions, ICCS 2001 Workshop, July 2001, Stanford University, USA http://www.cs.nmsu.edu/~hdp/CGTools/proceedings/papers/CGWorld.pdf

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