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Pavlin Penchev Dobrev

E-mail: p.dobrev@prosyst.com
Place of Dissertation:
Linguistic Modeling Department,
Institute for Parallel Processing,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Pavlin Penchev Dobrev

1994 - 1999

M.Sc. in Computer Science,
Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI),
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski",
Subject: Artificial Intelligence, GPA 5.92/6
Thesis – A Workbench for Conceptual Graphs Definition and Editing, GPA 6/6.

1988 - 1994 High School, Tvarditza, Bulgaria, GPA 6/6

2004 - 2006 Member of the Programming Committees of international conferencies ICCS-2004, ICCS-2005, ICCS-2006 and AIMSA 2006.
11.2004 - present Research and Developement Manager, ProSyst Labs EOOD
12.1998 - 11.2004 Research and Developement Manager, ProSyst Bulgaria EOOD
02.1998 - 12.1998 Programmer, ProSyst Bulgaria EOOD
2000 - present Participation in Open Service Gateway Initiative (www.osgi.org) and Java Community Process (www.jcp.org)
ember of OSGi CORE and Mobile Expert Croups
Member of JSR 197: Generic Connection Framework Optional Package for the J2SE Platform (http://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=197)  and JSR 291: Dynamic Component Support for JavaTM SE  (http://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=291)  

2001 - 2002

Member of the organizing committee of Workshop on Conceptual Graphs Tools (CGTools), Stanford University, California, USA, 30 July 2001 and Applications with Conceptual Structures Workshop, Borovets, Bulgaria, 15 July 2002

1997 - 1999 Teaching assistant for the course, Data Structures and Algorithms, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

English fluent
French intermediate
Russian good


Natural Language Processing: Information Retrieval, Information Extraction
Knowledge Representation and Modeling: Conceptual graphs (CG), Ontologies, Semantic Web
Visualisation of Conceptual Structures
OSGi application, system and backend level development
OSGi based infrastructure for mobile, telematics, and residential applications
Distributed Object Systems
Embedded Systems


LeARning Foreign LAnguage Scientific Terminology (LARFLAST) INCO Copernicus'98 Joint Research Project #977074. Development of an CGWorld - A Web Based Workbench for Conceptual Graphs Management and Applications


P. Dobrev. CG Tools Interoperability and the Semantic Web Challenges, accepted for publication in Contributions to ICCS 2006 -  14th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, Aalborg University Press

P. Dobrev. Knowledge Management in Natural Language Processing Using Conceptual Graph, BIS 21++ Information Days, 21 - 23 March 2006, Velingrad, Hotel Kamena, http://www.euromap.bas.bg/velingrad/PDobrev.zip

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, Gremany, pp. 54-65, ISBN 3-89958-138-5

Dobrev P, Strupchanska A., Angelova G., Towards a Better Understanding of the Language Content in the Semantic Web, AIMSA 2004, Varna Bulgaria, September 2004

Dobrev P., Farmoliari D., Kurzke G., Miller B., Device and Service Discovery in Home Networks with OSGi, IEEE Comunication Magazine, August 2002, pages 86–92.

Dobrev P., Toutanova K., CGWorld - Architecture and Features, ICCS 2002, Borovets, Bulgaria, July 2002, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2393 Springer 2002, ISBN 3-540-43901-3

Dobrev P., Strupchanska A., Toutanova K, CGWorld - from Conceptual Graph Theory to the Implementation, Applications with Conceptual Structures Workshop at ICCS-2002, Borovets, Bulgaria, July 2002

Boytcheva Sv., P. Dobrev and G. Angelova. CGExtract: towards Extraction of Conceptual Graphs from Controlled English. In: G. Mineau (Ed.), Conceptual Structures: Extracting and Representing Semantics, Contributions to ICCS-2001, the 9th Int. Conference on Conceptual Structures, Stanford, California, August 2001, pp. 89-116.

Dobrev P., Strupchanska A., Toutanova K., CGWorld-2001 - New Features and New Directions, CGTools Workshop at ICCS-2001, Stanford, CA, USA, August 2001, electronic proceedings at http://www.cs.nmsu.edu/~hdp/CGTools/proceedings/papers/CGWorld.pdf

A. Strupchanska, P. Dobrev, S. Boytcheva, T. Nikolov, K. Toutanova, Sample Knowledge Base in Finance,Contribution to CGTools Workshop at ICCS 2001 (http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/iccs2001/CGTools/)

Dobrev P., Simeonov J., Using Directory Services for Remote Management and Control of JavaTM Technology-based Gateways, BOF-1391 at JavaOne, San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2001

Dobrev P., Toutanova K., CGWorld - A Web Based Workbench for Conceptual Graphs Management and Applications, In Proceedings of the ICCS-2000 (Working with Conceptual Structures), Darmstadt, Germany, August 2000

Dobrev, P., Minov, J., Trifonov, V., Coding and Decoding of Variation Without Repetition, Cybernetics, Kiev, Ukraine, Vol. 5, 1996

Павлин Добрев, Ясен Минов, Владимир Трифонов, Кодиране и декодиране на вариации без повторения, Структури от Данни, стр. 30-32, 1996

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