# Staff

# Department „Modelling and Optimization"

Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – BAS

Prof. PhD

### Vladimir Vasilev Monov

EDUCATION

**Graduate study:**M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering with qualification in Control Engineering and Automation, Higher Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (now Technical University), Sofia, 1982

**Postgraduate study:**Ph.D. degree in Technical Sciences, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 1988

POSITION

Professor - Institute of Information and CommunicationTechnologies, Bulgarian Academy of SciencesRESEARCH INTERESTS

**Control systems theory:**

Stability of dynamical systems,

Analysis, control design and control systems applications,

Robustness of linear systems with uncertain parameters

**Applied mathematics:**

Linear and multilinear algebra,

Theory of matrices,

Applied analysis

**Operations research:**

Inventory control, Scheduling theory,

Optimization methods and algorithms

RESEARCH PROJECTS

1.**“Building a system of Internet sensors combined in a Big Data environment for analysis and impact of indicators related to clean air and other daily indicators in people's lives. System for automatic control and regulation of the air in the home through a network of sensors and controllers."**

*Contract BG16RFOP002-1.005-0158-C01 under the Operational Program" Innovation and Competitiveness "2014-2020:" Development of product and production innovations "with beneficiary DSI Ltd. and partner IICT-BAS, 2019-2020*

2.

**“Creation of an innovative three-component, multilingual, web-based hybrid platform for development, operation and distribution of interactive e-learning content and provision of new services in the field of e-learning and knowledge management",**

*contract № BG16RFOP002-1.002-0144-C01 with MI , 2017-2019, under the Operational Program "Innovation and Competitiveness", procedure BG16RFOP002-1.002 "Support for the development of innovations by start-ups".*

3.

**“3D digitalization of objects of national cultural and historical heritage",**

*contract with National Scientific Research Fund, № DN 17/21 – 2017.*

4.

**“Innovative technology for efficiency assessment of ERP systems in small and medium enterprises”,**

*Contract No BG161PO003-1.1.06-0001-C0001 with Ministry of Economy, Energetics and Transport 2012-2014, Operational Programme “Competitiveness”, Procedure BG161PO003-1.1.06 “Support for research and development activity of Bulgarian enterprises”.*

5.

**“Distributed information system for group control, distance diagnosis and service of specialized industrial robots”,**

*Contract No BG161PO003-1.1.06-0025-C0001 with Ministry of Economy, Energetics and Transport 2012-2014, Operational Programme “Competitiveness”, Procedure BG161PO003-1.1.06 “Support for research and development activity of Bulgarian enterprises”.*

6.

**“Advanced computing for innovation” (AComIn),**

*FP7 grant AComIn № 316087, funded by the European Commission in Capacity Programme, 2012-2016.*

7.

**“Development and study of theoretical methods for construction of distributed information nets and systems”,**

*Bilateral Contract with Russian Academy of Sciences, 2008-2011.*

8.

**“Development of intelligent methods and means for decision making in information control systems”,**

*Bilateral Contract with Russian Academy of Sciences, 2012-2014.*

9.

**“Lifelong Learning Programme: Higher Education”,**

*Erasmus Project, Bilateral Agreement with University of Portsmouth UK, 2011-2013.*

10.

**“Production scheduling and inventory control in small and medium enterprises”,**

*Contract No ИФ-02072/28.12.2007 with National Innovation Fund, 2007-2010.*

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

- Alexandrov A., Monov V., Tashev T.
**Generalized Nets Model of Data Parallel Processing in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks.**In: Lirkov I., Margenov S. (eds) Large-Scale Scientific Computing (LSSC 2019). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11958, pp. 475-483, 2020. - Alexandrov, A., V. Monov.
**SARSA based method for WSN transmission power management,**V. M. Vishnevskiy, K. E.Samouylov, D. V. Kozyrev (Eds) Proceedings of 23-nd International Conference "Distributed Computer and Communication Networks" (DCCN 2020), 14-18 September 2020, Moscow, Russia, pp. 372-380. Springer book series CCIS, vol. 1337, pp. 82-93, 2020. - Shalamanov, V., Monov, V., Blagoev, Ivaylo, Matern, S., Vassileva, G., Blagoev, Ivan.
**A Model of ICT Competence Development for Digital Transformation.***Information & Security,*vol. 46,no. 3, pp.269-284, 2020, Procon Ltd, 2020, ISSN:0861-5160. - Blagoev, I, Monov, V.
**Criteria and Methodology for the Evaluation of e-Learning Management Systems based on the Specific Needs of the Organization.***International Journal of Education and Information Technologies,*12, North Atlantic University Union (NAUN), 2018, ISSN:2074-1316, 134-141. - Alexandrov, A., Monov, V.
**Method for indoor localization of mobile devices based on AoA and Kalman filtering,**Springer book series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Volume 793, 2019, Pages 1-12, ISSN:1860-949X. - Staykov, B., V. Monov.
**Comparison of Software Decision Support Systems for Solving a Multicriteria Optimization Problem,***Cybernetics and Information Technologies,*Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 41-50, 2018. - Alexandrov, A., Monov, V.
**Method for WSN clock synchronization based on optimized SLTP protocol.**Proceedings of IEEE 25 Telecommunications Forum “TELFOR 2017”, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1798P–CDR, 2017, ISBN:978-1-5386-3072-3, DOI:10.1109/TELFOR.2017.8249306, 139-142. - Kolchakov, K., Monov, V.
**Algorithm for non conflict schedule in sub matrices optimal in terms of performance and memory.***Information Technologies and Control,*2017, ISSN:1312-2622, On-line ISSN 2367-5357, DOI:10.1515/itc-2017-0006, 2-6. - Tashev T., Monov V., Tasheva R.
**High Performance Computations for Study the Stability of a Numerical Procedure for Crossbar Switch Node.**In: Dimov I., Faragó I., Vulkov L. (eds) Numerical Analysis and Its Applications. NAA 2016., LNCS, volume 10187, Springer, Cham, 2017, ISBN:978-3-319-57098-3, DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-57099-0_76, 665-673.**SJR:0.315.** - Alexandrov.A, Monov, V.
**Method for indoor localization optimization of AoA based mobile devices.**Proceedings of 12th Annual Meeting of the Bulgarian Section of SIAM BGSIAM’17 December 20-22, 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017, ISSN:ISSN:1313-3357. - Kolchakov, K., V. Monov.
**Hardware acceleration of a scheduling algorithm for crossbar switch node via decomposition of the connection matrix.***Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics*, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2017, ISSN:Print 0204-9848 , Online 1314-409X, 85-92. - Kolchakov K., V. Monov.
**An approach for algorithm optimization of non-conflict schedule by diagonal connectivity matrix activation.**Proceedings of the International Conference Automatics and Informatics`2017, Bulgaria, Sofia, October 4-6, 2017, Federation of the scientific engineering unions, John Atanasoff Society of Automatics and Informatics, 2017, ISSN:Proceedings ISSN 1313-1850, CD ISSN 1313-1869, 161-164. - Tashev T., Marinov M., Monov V., Tasheva R.
**Modeling of the MiMa-algorithm for crossbar switch by means of Generalized Nets.***Proceedings ot the 2016 IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IS),*4-6 Sept. 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria., IEEE, 2016, ISBN:978-1-5090-1354-8, DOI:10.1109/IS.2016.7737486, 593-598. - Kolchakov, K., Monov, V.
**An Approach for synthesis of Non-conflict Schedule with Optimal Performance of Sub Matrices in a Crossbar Switching Node.***Proceedings of the International Conference Automatics and Informatics`2016,*Bulgaria, Sofia, October 4-5, 2016, Federation of the scientific engineering unions, John Atanasoff Society of Automatics and Informatics, 2016, ISSN:Proceedings ISSN 1313-1850, CD ISSN 1313-1869, 33-35. - Kolchakov, K., Monov, V.
**Numerical examination of algorithms for non-conflict traffic scheduling in crossbar switching nodes.***Proceedings of the International Conference Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics–RAM 2016,*4-6 October 2016, Byaga , Bulgaria, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2016, ISSN:1314-4634, 24-28. - Tomov, P., Monov, V.
**Artificial neural networks and differential evolution used for time series forecasting in distributed environment.***Proc. of the International Conference “Automatics and informatics 2016”,*4-5 October 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria, Federation of the scientific engineering unions, John Atanasoff Society of Automatics and Informatics, 2016, ISSN:Proceedings ISSN 1313-1850, CD ISSN 1313-1869, 33-35, 129-132. - Monov, V., T. Tashev, A. Alexandrov,
**Software implementation of several production scheduling algorithms,**Proc. of the International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design – BMSD’15, 6-8 July 2015, Milan Italy, ISBN 978-989-758-111-3, pp. 205-212, 2015. -
Tashev, T., V. Monov,
**A numerical study of the upper bound of the throughput of a crossbar switch utilizing MiMa-algorithm,**“Numercal Methods and Applications” I. Dimov et al. (eds.): NMA 2014, August, 2014, Borovets, Bulgaria, in: Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 8962, Springer, pp. 295-303, 2015. - Monov, V., D. Karastoyanov, T. Penchev,
**Advanced control methods and technologies for two industrial processes,***Third International IEEE Conference on Information Science and Technology,*March 23-25 2013, Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China, pp. 187-194. - Monov, V.
**Energy consumption and efficiency in industrial processes,**John Atanasoff Celebration Days,*Proceedings of International Conference „Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics'12“,*October 15-17 2012, Sofia, pages a9-a12. - Tashev, T., V. Monov,
**Modeling of the hotspot load traffic for crossbar switch node by means of generalized nets,***Proc. 6-th International IEEE Conference “Intelligent Systems IS'2012”,*September, Sofia 2012, vol. II, pp. 187-191. - Monov, V., B. Sokolov, S. Stoenchev,
**Grinding in ball mills: Modeling and process control,***Cybernetics and Information Technologies,*vol. 12, No 2, pp. 51-68, 2012. - Elsner, L., V. Monov,
**The bialternate matrix product revisited,***Linear Algebra and its Applications*, vol. 434, Issue 4, pp.1058-1066, 2011. - Monov, V.,
**Inequalities involving eigenvalues and diagonal entries of a nonnegative matrix,***Comptes rendus de l'Academie bulgare des Sciences*, Tome 63, No 2, pp. 189-196, 2010. - Monov, V.
**On the properties of two matrix products arising in stability theory,***Comptes rendus de l'Academie bulgare des Sciences*, Tome 63, No 9, pp.1257-1264, 2010. - V. Monov.
**A family of symmetric polynomials of the eigenvalues of a matrix,***Linear Algebra and its Applications*, vol. 429, Issues 8-9, pp. 2199-2208, 2008. - Monov, V.
**Some properties of the characteristic polynomial of a nonnegative matrix,***Cybernetics and Information Technologies*, vol. 6, No. 2, 2006, pp. 3-11. - Monov, V.
**Newton’s inequalities for families of complex numbers,***Journal of Inequalities in Pure and Applied Mathematics*, vol. 6, issue 3, Article 78, 2005. - Monov, V., M. Tsatsomeros.
**On reducing and deflating subspaces of matrices,***Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra,*vol. 11, 2004, pp.246-257. - Elsner, L., Monov, V., Szulc, T.
**On some properties of convex matrix sets characterized by P- matrices and block P-matrices,***Linear and Multilinear Algebra*, vol. 50, No 3, 2002, pp. 199-218. - Monov, V.
**An application of Caratheodory's theorem to the spectral set problem for convex matrix sets,***IIT Working papers*- No 128, 2001. - Monov, V.
**Robust stability of linear continuous and discrete-time systems with uncertain parameters,***Comptes rendus de l'Academie bulgare des Sciences*, Tome 53, 6, pp. 67-70, 2000. - Monov, V.
**On the spectrum of convex sets of matrices,***IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*, vol. 44, No 5, 1999, pp.1009-1012.

EDITORSHIPS

Associate Editor of: "Cybernetics and Information Technologies", published by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
"IIT Working Papers" issued by the Institute of Information Technologies

Professor, PhD

## Vladimir Vasilev Monov

SCIENTIFIC QUALIFICATION AREA

**Systems and control theory****Applied mathematics**

*Office address:*Sofia - 1113,

"Akad. G. Bonchev" Str., bl. 2,

Room 503

"Akad. G. Bonchev" Str., bl. 2,

Room 503

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