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Expert profile: Nikola Kasabov

[ ID = 0509 ] Nikola Kasabov 
Name Kasabov, Nikola
Job Title Professor 
Organisation University of Otago 
Address P.O.Box 56 
Postal Code 9000 
City Dunedin, Otago 
Country New Zealand (Aotearoa) 
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Specialism Speechtechnology:
Adaptive Speech Recognition
Hybrid Systems
Modelling Emergence of Spoken Languages
Neural Networks 
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Personal Information



   Name: Nikola Kirilov Kasabov


Qualifications


   Qualification name:
   Institution:                                Date of Graduation:

   PhD (Math. Sciences)         Technical University, Sofia
   07.04.1975

   MSc (Applied Math.)          Technical University, Sofia
   30.09.1972

   MSc (Computer Science)    Technical University, Sofia       30.09.1971


Professional Affiliations/Memberships


   NZCS (New Zealand Computer Society)

   Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ)

   IEEE (International Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
   (Senior Member)

   INNS (International Neural Network Society)

   Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA)

   ENNS (European Neural Network Society)

   ACM (Association for Computer Machinery)

   IEEE Computer Society


Languages (in addition to English)


   Bulgarian, fluently written and spoken

   Russian, written and spoken

   German, limited


Employment History



   (a)   Present Position


   Professor and Personal Chair, Department of Information Science,
   02/1999 to present


   Adjunct Professor: Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

   University of Trento, Italy


   (b)     Employment History


   Associate Professor, Department of Information Science, 1996 to 1998

   Senior Lecturer, University of Otago/Department of Information
   Science, 1992 -1995

   Senior Lecturer, University of Essex (UK)/Department of Computer
   Science,1990 -1991

   Associate Professor, Technical University (TU) (Sofia)/Department of
   Computer Science, 1988 - 1992

   Director of International Graduate School in Artificial Intelligence,
   TU Sofia, 1988 - 1991

   Senior lecturer, TU Sofia/ Department of Computer Science, 1981 - 1988

   Lecturer, TU Sofia/Department of Computer Science, 1978 - 1981

   Research Fellow, TU Sofia/Department of Computer Science, 1976 - 1978


Other Relevant Experience


   (a)   Experience Working in an Overseas Country

   Italy, Visiting Professor, University of Trento, March-April 2001

   Italy, Visiting Professor, University of Trento, March-June 2000

   The Netherlands, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Twente, 06/
   1998

   Italy, Visiting Professor, University of Trento, Italy, 3 - 5 /1998

   The Netherlands, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Maastricht,
   1-2/ 1998

   The UK, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Essex, 1989-1990

   Czechoslovakia, Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Cybernetics
   (Bratislava)6-7/1987

   The Netherlands, Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Delft,
   2-7/ 1984


   (b)   National/International Collaboration


   New Zealand, Programme leader of a collaborative research project
   funded by FRST that involves researchers from several universities and
   industrial organisations in New Zealand: University of Auckland,
   Massey University, Crown Research Institute, Waste Solutions Ltd.,
   HortResearch Clyde, and others; since 1995.


   The International Consortium for Speech Translation Advanced Research,
   C-STAR II, Affiliate member since 1996.


   The UK, University of Essex. Co-ordinator of a research and
   postgraduate exchange program.


   The Netherlands, University of Twente (Enschede) and University of
   Maastrciht (Maastricht). Co-ordinator of exchange programmes, since
   1998.


   Italy, Trento, University of Trento. Co-ordinator of a research and
   teaching exchange agreement, since 1996.


   Japan, Iizuka, Fukuoka, Kyushu Institute of Technology. Co-ordinator
   of a research and teaching exchange agreement, since 1996


Research Activities


   (a)   Research Expertise


   Foundations of Information Sciences

   Artificial Intelligence (incl. Expert Systems, Neural Networks, Fuzzy
   Logic)

   Speech Recognition

   Computer Human Interface

   Image Processing

   Computer Systems Organisation

   Programming Techniques

   Parallel Processing and Architecture

   Mathematics of Computing


   (b)   Experience in Applied R & D, contract research, consultancies,
   patents



   Co-founder - Pacific Edge Biotechnology Ltd (established in May 2001)

   Co- founder  - Sound Communication Ltd (established in December 2000)


   Consultant: Waste Solutions Ltd, Dunedin (since 1994); Hort Research,
   Hamilton (since 1996); Hort Research, Clyde (since 1997); Steel
   Manufacturing Company Kremikovtsi, Sofia, Bulgaria (1988 - 1992);
   Institute for Agricultural Research, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (1987-89);
   Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria (1987-88).


   Patents - 22: 2 USA, 1 UK, 1 France, 1 Germany, 1 Russia, 1
   Czechoslovakia, 13 Bulgaria, 2 New Zealand (internationally submitted
   as PCT in 2000/01).


   (c)   Research Grants 



Last 5 Years



   (1)      Principal or joint principal researcher


   2001, Connectionist-Based Information Systems, Emerging Theme
   Research, University of Otago, $20,000, 01.01.01 - 01.01.02


   2000, Connectionist-Based Information Systems, Emerging Theme
   Research, University of Otago, $20,000, 01.01.00 - 01.01.01


   1999, Connectionist-Based Information Systems, Emerging Theme
   Research, University of Otago,  $15,000 01.01.99 - 01.01.00


   1998/2002, FRST and NERF, Connectionist-Based Intelligent Information
   Systems, $360,000 p.a., 1.07.98 - 1.07.2002


   1996/98, FRST UOO-606, Connectionist-Based Information Systems,
   $385,000 p.a., 1.07.96-1.07.98


   1995/98, FRST UOO-509, Spatial Analysis Systems and Management,
   $303,000 p.a., 30.10.95- 30.10.98


   1997/98, Connectionist Based Information Systems, Emerging Research
   Theme, University of Otago, $15,000, 1.07.97-1.07.98


   1998/99, Otago Research Grant, Adaptive neuro-fuzzy methods in
   pharmaceutical sciences, $30,000,1.7.98 - 1.7.99


   1997/98, Otago Research Grant, Neuro-fuzzy methods in pharmaceutical
   sciences, $35,000,1.7.97 - 1.7.98


   1995, Otago Research Grant, Methods and Tools for Building Adaptable
   Speech Interfaces to Standard and Fuzzy Databases, $25,193,
   1.1.95-30.11.95


   1995-1997, Waste Solutions Ltd, Neuro-Fuzzy Control, $20,000,
   1.7.95-31.12.96


   1994/95, FRST, Development of a Spatial Analysis Tool Box, $57,000,
   30.10.94-30.10.95


   1994, TELECOM New Zealand Ltd, Automatic Speech Recognition, $24,500,
   1.5.94-31.12.94


   1994, Departmental Research Grant, Hybrid Connectionist AI Systems -
   FuzzyCOPE, $10,000, 30.5.94-28.2.95


   (2)   Contributing researcher:


   1999/2001, Policy problems and policy options under alternative
   monetary regimes, with special reference to Italy in the EMU,
   University of Trento, Italy, IL700 mln, with Prof. Axel Bengt, Prof.
   M.Fedrizzi and  Prof. L.Erzegovesi.


   1998/2000, FRST, Biological Orchard Production Systems, appr.$200,000
   p.a., 1.7.1998 - 1.7.2002, Dr. H.Wearing, HortResearch, Clyde


   1998/2002, FRST, Distributed Information Systems, appr.$350,000 p.a.,
   1.01.98- 31.12.2002, Dr. M. Purvis


   1998/2002, FRST, Spatial Analysis Systems and Management,
   appr.$100,000 p.a., 1.10.1998 - 1.10.2002,  A/Prof. G.Benwell.


   Prior to the Last Five Years



   Principal researcher of the following major projects funded by the
   Bulgarian Ministry of Science and Technology (BMST) and conducted
   successfully at the Technical University in Sofia: Parallel processing
   systems (1989-1991); Expert systems for agricultural applications
   (1988-91); Expert systems for planning and decision making
   (1988-1991); Intelligent tutoring systems (1987-1989); The design and
   the implementation of GESMI- an expert system shell (1985-87).


   Principal researcher of two projects funded by the Bulgarian National
   Institute of Inventions: Stack memory device (1985-87); Multi-register
   memory systems (1984-1986).  Joint principal researcher of an
   industrial project: Multi-microprocessor systems for the Kremikovtzy
   Metallurgy Industry (1984-1988). A named researcher in three research
   projects conducted at the Technical University of Sofia and funded by
   BMST: Bubble-domain memories for computer systems (1984-86);
   Performance evaluation of computer systems (1978-1980); Information
   systems for financial operations in the Kazanluk textile industry
   (1974-1975).


   (d)   Supervision of Postgraduate Students (successfully completed) 


   Last Five/Six Years


   PhD, Evolving connectionist systems for dynamic modelling, Q.Song
   (submitted,2001), 1998-2001

   PhD, Connectionist systems for speech recognition, R.Kilgour
   (submitted, 2001), 1997-2001

   PhD, Neuro-fuzzy techniques for intelligent systems, J. Kim, 1996-1999

   PhD, Probabilistic-connectionist processing to improve image pattern
   recognition, S. Israel, 1995-1999

   PhD, Connectionist production systems, TU, Sofia, Bulgaria,
   S.Shishkov, 1990,1994

   PhD, Denotation semantics for AI, TU, Sofia, Bulgaria, N.Nikolaev,
   1990,1994


   MCom, Neural network systems for speech recognition, Otago, S.
   Sinclair, 1996,1997

   MCom, Developing intelligent information systems, Otago, M. Bailey,
   1996,1997


   MPhil, Production systems on associative memories, T. Lin,
   co-supervision with Professor S. Lavington, University of Essex, 1990,
   1993


   MSc, A Bilingual speech interface for New Zealand English to Maori, M.
   Laws, 1996-2001

   MSc, Hybrid systems and neural networks for speech recognition, Otago,
   R. Kilgour, 1994,1996

   MSc, Speech recognition and neural networks, TU Sofia, D. Nikovski,
   1992, 1992

   MSc, Hybrid system COPE, TU Sofia, Bulgaria, C. Neshev, 1992, 1992

   MSc, Machine learning, TU Sofia, Bulgaria, S. Petrova, 1992,1992

   MSc, FLIPS Fuzzy Expert System, TU Sofia, Bulgaria, T.Dekova,
   1992,1992

   MSc, Neural networks for game simulation, TU Sofia, Bulgaria, P.
   Kalinkov, 1992,1992

   MSc, L. Chen, Simulation of CLIPS on associative computer memory,
   University of Essex, 1990, 1991

   MSc, W. Tan, Template-based learning, University of Essex, 1990, 1991


   I am currently supervising 10 Postgraduate students:


   Akbar Ghobakhlou, PhD Automatics Phoneme Segmentation in Adaptive
   Phoneme Based Speech Recognition

   Carl Leichter, PhD Connectionist-Based Systems for Adaptive Control of
   Auditory and Visual Stimuli Based on Bio-feedback

   Francisco Morales, PhD Investigation of Visual Interpretations of
   Spectral Phenomena in Pronunciation, Research and Acquisition

   Matthias Futschik, PhD Characterisation and Optimisation of Evolving
   Connectionist Systems

   Xin Wang, PhD On-line Evolving Connectionist Techniques for WWW
   Applications, Methods and Study of Financial Prediction and
   Macroeconomic Analysis

   Melanie Middlemiss, PhD Connectionist-based Methods and Systems for
   Mining the Human Genome

   Waleed Abdulla, PhD Acoustic Modeling of Speech Signal for Speech
   Recognition Systems

   Michael Watts, PhD Genetic Algorithms for the Construction and
   Evolution of Biologically Motivated Artificial Neural Networks

   Brendon Woodford, PhD Connectionist-Based Intelligent Information
   Systems for Image Analysis and Knowledge Engineering in Horticulture

   Jay Swope, PhD Analogs for Fits and Interference


   Prior to the Last Five/Six Years


   Supervised 13 successful MSc dissertations (1977-1990), Technical
   University of Sofia, Department of Computer Science.


   Supervised 5 successful postgraduate diplomas in Artificial
   Intelligence, International Graduate School of AI, technical
   University of Sofia (1988 -1991)


Distinctions (e.g., prizes, scholarships, invited memberships, notable
posts, honorary degrees):



   Senior Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic
   Engineers), since 2001

   International Neural Network Society Distinction, Washington DC, 1999

   New Zealand FRST Award for supervision of a PhD student (M.Laws), 1999

   Best paper award, The Fourteenth European Meeting on Cybernetics and
   System Research, University of Vienna, 04/1998.

   President of the Asian Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA),
   1997-1998.

   President-elect of the Asian Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA),
   1996-1997.

   Vice-President of the Asian Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA),
   1995-96

   The New Zealand Representative on the IFIP (International Federation
   for Information Processing), Committee 12 for Artificial Intelligence,
   since 1997

   NWO/SION (Dutch Organisation for Scientific/Computer Science Research)
   Grant, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, 1998

   Research Fellowship Grant, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 1998

   Prize for Invention with High Practical Applicability, National
   Institute of Inventions, Bulgaria, 1992

   Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship, United Kingdom, 1989/90

   Czechoslovakia, Research Fellowship, Institute of Cybernetics,
   Bratislava, 1987

   Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Research and Education Ministry, The
   Netherlands, 1984



Publications


   (a)   Books



   Authored


   Kasabov, N. Foundations of Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems and
   Knowledge Engineering.  Cambridge, Massachussets, MIT Press (1996)
   550p


   Kasabov, N. and Romanski, R. Computer Architectures and Techniques
   Sofia, Technika (1992) 435p (in Bulgarian)


   Stoichev, S. and Kasabov, N. Programming in PASCAL. Sofia, Technika
   (1989) 136p (in Bulgarian)


   Stoichev, S. and Kasabov, N. Synthesis and Analysis of Algorithms.
   Sofia, Technika (1988) 84p (in Bulgarian)


   Stoichev, S. and Kasabov, N. Computer Architectures and Techniques.
   Sofia, Technika (1986) 348p (in Bulgarian)


   Stoichev, S. and Kasabov, N. Computers - Theory and Practice
   (Programming of Microprocessors). Sofia, Technika (1984) 120p (in
   Bulgarian)


   Edited scientific, research books:


   Kasabov, N., ed. Future Directions for Intelligent Systems and
   Information Sciences, Heidelberg, Physica-Verlag (Springer Verlag)
   (2000), 420pp



   Kasabov, N. and Kozma, R. eds. Neuro-Fuzzy Techniques for Intelligent
   Information Systems, Heidelberg, Physica-Verlag (Springer Verlag)
   (1999), 450pp



   Amari, S. and Kasabov, N. eds. Brain-like Computing and Intelligent
   Information Systems, Singapore, Springer Verlag  (1998), 533 p
   [981-3083-58-1]


   (b)      Book Chapters



   Kasabov, N. Brain-like functions in evolving connectionist systems for
   on-line, knowledge-based learning, in: T. Kitamura (ed) What should be
   Computed to Understand and Model Brain Function, FLSI Soft Computing
   Series, Volume 3, World Scientific (2001), 77-113



   Kasabov N., and G. Iliev, A methodology and a system for adaptive
   speech recognition in a noisy environment based on adaptive noise
   cancellation and evolving fuzzy neural networks, in: Neuro-Fuzzy
   Pattern Recognition, H. Bunke and A. Kandel, eds., World Scientific
   2000, 179-203



   Kasabov, N., Evolving and Evolutionary Connectionist Systems for
   In-Line Learning and Knowledge Engineering in: Peter Sincak, Jan
   Vascak (eds) Quo Vadis Computational Intelligence? New Trends and
   Approaches in Computational Intelligence, Physica-Verlag, 2000,
   361-369



   Iliev, G. and Kasabov, N., Dual-Tone Multiple Frequency Detection
   Using Adaptive Filters and Neural Network Classifiers in: P. Sincak,
   J. Vascak, V. Kvasnicka, R. Mesiar (eds) The State of the Art in
   Computational Intelligence, Physica-Verlag, 2000, 302-307



   Kasabov, N., Erzegovezi, L, Fedrizzi, M, Beber, A, and Deng, D, Hybrid
   Intelligent Decision Support Systems and Applications for Risk
   Analysis and Prediction of Evolving Economic Clusters in Europe, in:
   N. Kasabov (ed) Future directions for intelligent information systems
   and information sciences, Springer Verlag, 2000, 347-372



   Kasabov, N., Evolving connectionist systems - the new-Old AI Paradigm,
   in: N. Kasabov (ed) Future directions for intelligent information
   systems and information sciences, Springer Verlag, 2000, 3-12



   Taylor, J. and Kasabov, N, Modelling the Emergence of Speech and
   Language through Evolving Connectionist Systems, in: N. Kasabov (ed)
   Future directions for intelligent information systems and information
   sciences, Springer Verlag, 2000, 102-126



   Swope, J.A., Kasabov, N., and Williams, M., Neuro-fuzzy modelling of
   heart rate signals and applications to diagnostics, in: P.S.
   Szczepaniak, P.J.G. Lisboa, J. Kacprzyk, (eds), Fuzzy Systems in
   Medicine, Physica Verlag (2000) 519-542



   Kasabov, N. and Kozma, R. Multi-scale analysis of time series based on
   neuro-fuzzy-chaos methodology applied to financial data. in: A.
   Refenes, A. Burges, and B. Moody, (eds) Computational Finance 1997,
   Kluwer Academic (1999), ISBN 0-7923-8308-7


   Kasabov, N., Israel, S., and Woodford, B.J., Methodology and evolving
   connectionist architecture for image pattern recognition, in: Pal,
   Ghosh and Kundu (eds) Soft Computing and Image Processing, Heidelberg,
   Physica-Verlag (Springer Verlag) (1999), 318-336



   Kasabov, N. Evolving connectionist and fuzzy connectionist systems -
   theory and applications for adaptive, on-line intelligent systems, in:
   Neuro-Fuzzy Techniques for Intelligent Information Systems, N. Kasabov
   and R.Kozma, (eds) Heidelberg, Physica  Verlag (1999) 111-146


   Kasabov, N., Kozma, R., Kilgour, R., Laws, M., Taylor, J., Watts, M.,
   and Gray, A. Hybrid connectionist-based methods and systems for speech
   data analysis and phoneme-based speech recognition. in: Neuro-Fuzzy
   Techniques for Intelligent Information Systems, N. Kasabov and R.
   Kozma, (eds) Heidelberg, Physica  Verlag (1999) 241-264


   Watts, M., and Kasabov, N., Neuro-genetic tools and techniques, in:
   Neuro-Fuzzy Techniques for Intelligent Information Systems, N. Kasabov
   and R. Kozma, (eds) Heidelberg, Physica Verlag (1999) 97-110


   Kasabov, N., Evolving connectionist and fuzzy connectionist systems
   for on-line adaptive decision making and control, in: Advances in Soft
   Computing - Engineering Design and Manufacturing, R. Roy, T. Furuhashi
   and P.K. Chawdhry (eds.) Springer-Verlag, London Limited, 1999 [ISBN
   1-85233-062-7] 638 pages


   Kozma, R. and Kasabov, N., Generic neuro-fuzzy-chaos methodologies and
   techniques for intelligent time-series analysis. in: Soft Computing in
   Financial Engineering. R. Ribeiro, R.Yager, H. J. Zimmermann and J.
   Kacprzyk (eds) Heidelberg, Physica-Verlag (1999)


   Kasabov, N., Advanced Neuro-Fuzzy Engineering for Building Intelligent
   Adaptive Information Systems. in: Fuzzy Systems Design: Social and
   Engineering Applications. L.Reznik, V.Dimitrov and J.Kacprzyk (eds)
   Heidelberg, Physica-Verlag (1998) 249-262


   Kasabov, N. A framework for intelligent conscious machines and its
   application to multilingual speech recognition systems, in: Brain-like
   computing and intelligent information systems. S. Amari and N. Kasabov
   (eds) Singapore, Springer Verlag (1998) 106-126


   Kozma, R. and Kasabov, N., Chaos and fractal analysis of irregular
   time series embedded into connectionist structure, in: Brain-like
   computing and intelligent information systems. S. Amari and N. Kasabov
   (eds) Singapore, Springer  Verlag (1998) 213-237


   Kasabov, N., Kozma, R. Neuro-fuzzy-chaos engineering for building
   intelligent adaptive information systems. In: Intelligent Systems:
   Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms. Da Ruan ed.,
   Boston/London/Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1997) 213-237


   Kasabov, N. and Clarke, G. A template-based implementation of
   connectionist knowledge based systems for classification and learning,
   in: Advances in Neural Networks, Vol.3. O. Omidvar (ed) New Jersey,
   Ablex Publishing Company (1995) 137-156


   Kasabov, N., Building comprehensive AI and the task of speech
   recognition, in: Applications of Neural Networks to
   Telecommunications, 2.  J. Alspector, R. Goodman and T. Brown (eds)
   New Jersey, Laurence Erlbaum (1995) 178-187


   Kasabov, N., and Nikovski, D. Prognostic expert systems on a hybrid
   connectionist environment, in: Artificial Intelligence V Methodology,
   Systems, Applications, B. du Boulay and V.Sgurev (eds) Amsterdam,
   North Holland (1992) 141-148


   Kasabov N., Hybrid connectionist rule based systems, in: Artificial
   Intelligence IV Methodology, Systems, Applications, P. Jorrand and V.
   Sgurev (eds) Amsterdam, North-Holland (1990) 227- 235


   Kasabov, N, and Demirev, G., Neural networks and genetic algorithms,
   in: Izkustven Intelect, I. Popchev and L. Dakovski (eds) Sofia,
   Technika (1990) 200-210 (in Bulgarian)


   Stankulova, B., Dakovski, L., Pavlov, R and Kasabov, N. Intelligent
   tutoring systems, in: Izkustven Intelect, I. Popchev and L. Dakovski
   (eds), Sofia, Technika (1990) 281-290 (in Bulgarian)


   (c)      Refereed Journal Articles



   Kasabov, N., Evolving Fuzzy Neural Networks for
   Supervised/Unsupervised On-Line, Knowledged-Based Learning, IEEE
   Transactions on Systems, man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics,
   (accepted in 2001)


   Kasabov N., and Futschik, M.E., Evolving Connectionist Systems for
   On-Line Modeling and Rule Extraction from Gene Expression Data,
   Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Special Issue on Knowledge-Based
   Neurocomputing in Medicine, (accepted in 2001)



   Kasabov, N., and Song, Q., Dynamic Evolving Neural-Fuzzy Inference
   System and its Application for Time Series Prediction, IEEE
   Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, (accepted in 2001)



   Kim, J., A. Mowat, P. Poole, and N. Kasabov, Linear and non-linear
   pattern recognition models for classification of fruit from
   visible-near infrared spectra, Chemometrics and intelligent laboratory
   systems, 51 (2000) 201-216



   Kasabov, N. On-line learning, reasoning, rule extraction and
   aggregation in locally optimised evolving fuzzy neural networks,
   Neurocomputing, (accepted in 2001)



   Kim, J.S. and Kasabov, N. HyFIS: adaptive neuro-fuzzy systems and
   their application to non-linear dynamical systems, Neural Networks, 12
   (9) 1301-1319 (1999)



   Kasabov, N., Israel, S., and Woodford, B.J., Hybrid evolving
   connectionist systems for image classification, Journal of Advanced
   Computational Intelligence, vol.4, No.1, (2000), 57-65



   Kasabov, N., Postma, E. and van den Herik, J. AVIS: a
   connectionist-based framework for integrated auditory and visual
   information processing, Information Sciences, vol. 123, 127-148 (2000)



   Kasabov, N., and Kozma, R., Methods and systems for intelligent human
   computer interaction - Editorial, Information Sciences, vol. 123
   (2000), 1-2


   Kasabov, N., Kilgour, R. and Sinclair, S. From hybrid adjustable
   neuro-fuzzy systems to adaptive connectionist-based systems for
   phoneme and word recognition. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 130 (2):349-367
   (1999)



   Purvis, M., Kasabov, N., Benwell, G., Zhou, Q., and Zhang, F.
   Neuro-fuzzy methods for Environmental Modelling, System Research and
   Information Systems, 8 (4): 221-239 (1999)



   Brown, C., Jacobs, G., M.Schreiber, J.Magnum, J.McNaughton, M.Cambray,
   M.Futschik, L.Major, O.Rackham, W.tate, P.Stockwell, C.Thompson, and
   N.Kasabov, Using bioinformatics to investigate post-trascriptional
   control of gene expression, NZ Bio Science, 7 (4):11-12 (2000)



   Kasabov, N. Evolving fuzzy neural networks: Theory and Applications
   for on-line adaptive prediction, decision making and control,
   Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems, 5
   (3): 154-160 (1998)



   Kasabov, N. Connectionist-based information systems: Methods and
   applications (Guest editorial), Australian Journal of Intelligent
   Information Processing Systems, 5 (3): 153 (1998)



   Kasabov, N., Kim, J.S. and Kozma, R. A Fuzzy neural network for
   knowledge acquisition in complex time series, International Journal of
   Control and Cybernetics, 4 (27): 594-611 (1998)



   Kasabov, N. The ECOS framework and the 'eco' training method for
   evolving connectionist systems. Journal of Advanced Computational
   Intelligence (1998) vol.2, No.6, 195-202



   Kasabov, N. and Kozma, R. Self-organisation and adaptation in
   intelligent systems - preface Journal of Advanced Computational
   Intelligence (1998) vol.2, No.6, 177



   Kasabov, N. and Kozma, R. Hybrid intelligent adaptive systems: a
   framework and a case study on speech recognition International Journal
   of Intelligent Systems 13 (6): 455-466 (1998)



   Kasabov, N. and Kozma, R. Introduction: Hybrid intelligent adaptive
   systems. International Journal of Intelligent Systems 13 (6): 453-454
   (1998)


   Kozma, R., Kasabov, N., Kim, J. and Cohen, T. Integration of
   connectionist methods and chaotic time series analysis for the
   prediction of process data. International Journal of Intelligent
   Systems 13 (6): 520-538 (1998)


   Kasabov, N. Fuzzy neural networks, rules extraction and fuzzy
   synergistic reasoning. Systems Research and Information Systems 8,
   45-59 (1998)



   Israel, S. and Kasabov, N. Statistical, connectionist and fuzzy
   inference techniques for image classification. Journal of Electronic
   Imaging 6 (3):1-11 (1997)


   Kasabov, N., Kim, JS, Watts, M. and Gray, A. FuNN/2 - A fuzzy neural
   network architecture for adaptive learning and knowledge acquisition.
   Information Sciences 101(3-4): 155-175  (1997)


   Kasabov, N. and Hirota, K. Special issue on advanced neuro-fuzzy
   techniques and their applications: introduction. Information Sciences
   101(3-4): 153-154 (1997)


   Kasabov, N. Learning strategies for modular neuro-fuzzy systems: a
   case study on phoneme-based speech recognition. Journal of Intelligent
   & Fuzzy Systems 5, 345-354 (1997)


   Cohen, T. and Kasabov, N. Application of computational intelligence
   for on-line control of a Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) at
   Morrinsville Sewage Treatment Plant Water Science Technology, vol.35,
   No.10, 63-73 (1997)


   Kasabov, N. Adaptable connectionist production systems. Neurocomputing
   13(2-4):95-117  (1996)


   Kasabov, N. Fril - fuzzy and evidential reasoning in artificial
   intelligence (a book review). Journal of the American Society for
   Information Science. 47 (10):790-791 (1996)


   Kasabov, N. Learning fuzzy rules and approximate reasoning in fuzzy
   neural networks and hybrid systems. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 82(2):2-20
   (1996)


   Kasabov, N., Purvis, M., Zhang, F., and Benwell, G. Neuro-fuzzy
   engineering for spatial information processing. Australian Journal of
   Intelligent Information Processing Systems 3(2): 35-44 (1996)


   Israel, S. and Kasabov, N. Improved learning strategies for
   multimodular fuzzy neural network systems: A case study on image
   classification. Australian Journal of Intelligent Information
   Processing Systems 3(2): 62-70 (1996)


   Kasabov, N., Lavington S., Li S. and Wang C. A model for exploiting
   parallel associative matching in AI production systems.
   Knowledge-Based Systems 8 (1): 1-7 (1995)


   Kasabov, N. Hybrid connectionist fuzzy systems for speech recognition.
   Lecture Notes in Computer Science/ Artificial Intelligence 1011:19-33
   (1995)


   Kasabov, N. Hybrid Connectionist Fuzzy Production Systems - Towards
   Building Comprehensive AI. Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing
   1(4): 351-360 (1995)


   Kasabov, N. Connectionist fuzzy production systems. Lecture Notes in
   Computer Science/ Artificial Intelligence 847:114-128 (1994)


   Kasabov, N. Hybrid connectionist production systems. Journal of
   Systems Engineering 3(1): 15-21 (1993)


   Kasabov, N. and Shishkov, S. A connectionist production system with
   partial match and its use for approximate reasoning. Connection
   Science 5(3/4): 275-305 (1993)


   Kasabov, N. Incorporating neural networks into production systems and
   a practical approach towards the realisation of fuzzy expert systems.
   Computer Science and Informatics 21(2): 26-34 (1991)


   Kasabov, N. Neural networks and genetic algorithms. Avtomatica i
   Informatica, 8/9:51-60 (1990) (in Bulgarian)


   Kasabov, N. and Nikolaev, N. Parallel production systems. Avtomatica i
   Informatica, 7:37-45 (1990) (in Bulgarian)


   Kasabov, N. Functionally reconfigurable general purpose parallel
   machines and some image processing and pattern recognition
   applications. Pattern Recognition Letters, 3:215-223 (1985)


   Kasabov, N. A method for SIMD/MIMD functionally reconfigurable
   multi-microprocessor system design and parallel data exchange
   algorithms. Parallel Computing, 2:73-78 (1985)


   Kasabov, N. A general approach to parallel processing in homogeneous
   multi-register, multi-processor and commutation structures. Computers
   and Artificial Intelligence 2(4): 349-359 (1983)


   Kasabov, N. A multi- microprocessor system with a functional
   reconfiguration and parallel computations. Avtomatica i Ischislitelna
   Technika, 1:38-46 (1983) (in Bulgarian)


   Karaivanova, M., Kasabov, N. and Hristov I. Predicting the scope of
   effect of anti-cancer medicines. Experimentalnaja Oncologija 5(1):
   51-54 (1983) (in Russian)


   Kasabov, N. Register commutation structures and algorithms for data
   exchange in multi-microprocessor systems. Avtomatica i Ischilitelna
   Technika,  5:17-24 (1983) (in Bulgarian)


   Karaivanova, M., and Kasabov, N. Experimental Tumours as Prognostic
   Systems for Determining the Antitumour effect, Comptes rendus de
   l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences 35(11): 1595 -1598 (1983)


   Kasabov, N., Bidjev, G. and Jechev, B. Hierarchical discrete systems
   and the realisation of parallel algorithms. Lecture Notes in Computer
   Science, 111:415-422 (1981)


   Karaivanova, M. and Kasabov, N. On the selection of tumour models for
   the screening of anti-tumour substances (AS). Comptes rendus de
   l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences 34(2): 299-302 (1981)


   Kasabov, N., Method and algorithm for permutation of data records,
   Systemi i Upravlenie, Bulgaria, 1: 39 - 43 (1981) (in Bulgarian)


   Kasabov, N. and Bidjev, G. Minimal representation of the symmetrical
   group close to the compact one. Cybernetika, 3:135-136 (1980) (in
   Russian)


   Kasabov, N., and Dakovski, L. Program and algorithm for the generation
   of algebraic transformations. Systemi i Upravlenie,  4: 25-28 (1979)
   (in Bulgarian)


   Kasabov, N. Generating the symmetrical semi-group and the symmetrical
   group by using generating systems with excess, University Annual
   Applied Mathematics XIV(1):35-42 (1978) Sofia (in Bulgarian)


   Bidjev, G. and Kasabov, N. On effective representations of classes of
   transformations and their finite automata interpretation. University
   Annual Applied Mathematics XIV(1):57-62 (1978) Sofia (in Bulgarian)


   Kasabov, N. On the problem of generating the symmetrical group.
   University Annual Applied Mathematics X (3): 55-59 (1974) Sofia (in
   Bulgarian)


   (d)   Non-refereed Journal Articles


   Dakovski, L., and Kasabov, N. An approach to coding of Moor automata.
   International Symposium "Applied aspects of the automata theory
   (1975), Bulgaria



   (e)   Major Reviews



   Kasabov, N. and Watson, C. Automatic Speech Recognition: methods,
   Tools and Their Application for Communication and Intelligent
   Information Systems, Report for TELECOM NZ, Department of Information
   Science, University of Otago, 1994, 100 p


   Kasabov, N. Connectionist knowledge based expert systems. in:
   Connectionism & AI. P.Braspenning, J.Taylor, P.Gallinary and N.Kasabov
   (eds) Lecture Notes of the Summer School "ISAI'90", Albena, Bulgaria
   (1990) 364-402


   Andriesen, H. and Kasabov, N. Interconnection Strategies for Tightly
   Coupled Multi-processor Systems, Technical Report 85-10, Department of
   Mathematics and Informatics, Delft University of Technology, The
   Netherlands (1984) 20p


   (f)    Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings



   Edited Conference Proceedings:



   Gedeon, T., P.Wong, S.Halgamuge, N.Kasabov, D.Nauck, and K.Fukushima
   (eds) ICONIP'99-Proceedings of the 6^th International Conference on
   Neural Information Processing, 16-20 November 1999, IEEE Press (1999),
   Vol I & II, 842 pages



   Kasabov, N., and K.Ko, (eds) Emerging Knowledge Engineering and
   Connectionist-based Information Systems, Proceedings of the
   ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, University
   of Otago (1999)



   Kasabov, N., Kozma, R., O'Shea, R., Ko, K., Coghill, G., and Gedeon,
   T., (eds)  Advances in Connectionist-Based Information Systems
   Proceedings  of  the International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing ICONIP'97, Springer Verlag Singapore (1998), 1550 pages


   Kasabov, N. and Coghill, G. (eds) The Second New Zealand International
   Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems,
   Proceedings of ANNES'95 Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press, Los
   Alamitos (1995) 401 pages



   Kasabov, N. (ed.) The First New Zealand International Conference on
   Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems, Proceedings of ANNES'93
   Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press (1993) 346 pages  



   Papers published in refereed conference proceedings:



   Futschik M., and Kasabov, N., Evolving Fuzzy Neural Networks for
   Knowledge Discovery from Gene Expression Data - A Case Study,
   RECOMB'2001 Proceedings - Currents in Computational Molecular Biology
   2001, Lengauer, T., Sankoff, D., (eds) 22-25 April 2001, Montreal,
   Canada, 175-178



   Kasabov, N., Futschik, M.E., and Middlemiss, M.J., Knowledge Based
   Neural Networks for On-Line and Off-Line Modeling and Rule Extraction
   in Bioinformatics, CGBI'2001 Atlantic Symposium on Computational
   Biology, Genome Information Systems and Technology, 15-17 March 2001,
   Durham, North Carolina, USA


   Deng, D., and Kasabov, N., Evolving Localised Learning for On-Line
   Colour Image Quantisation, Proceedings of the International Conference
   on Vision Computing, November 2000, Hamilton, New Zealand, 186-191



   Kasabov, N., Evolving Connectionist Systems - a Symbiosis of Learning
   and Evolution, Proceedings of ICONIP'2000, November 14-18, 2000,
   Taejon, Korea, 676-680



   Ghobakhlou, A., Watts, M., and Kasabov, N., On-Line Expansion of
   Output Space in Evolving Fuzzy Neural Networks Proceedings of
   ICONIP'2000, November 14-18, 2000, Taejon, Korea, 891-896



   Iliev, G., and Kasabov, N., Tracking of Narrow Band Signals Using
   Constrained Adaptive Second-Order Filters, Proceedings of ICONIP'2000,
   November 14-18, 2000, Taejon, Korea 1367-1370



   Song, Q., and Kasabov, N., Dynamic Evolving Neuro-Fuzzy Inference
   System (DENFIS): On-Line Learning and Application for Time-Series
   Prediction Proceedings of the 6^th International Conference on Soft
   Computing, October 1-4, 2000, Iizuka, Japan, 696-702



   Koprinska, I., and Kasabov, N., Evolving Fuzzy Neural Network for
   Camera Operations Recognition Proceedings of the International
   Conference on Pattern Recognition, September 3-7, 2000, ICPR,
   Barcelona Vol II, 523-526



   Deng, D., and Kasabov, N., ESOM: An Algorithm to Evolve
   Self-Organizing Maps from On-Line Data Streams, Shun-Ichi Amari, C.
   Lee Giles, Marco Gori, Vincenzo Piuri (eds) Proceedings of the
   IJCNN'2000 on Neural Networks Neural Computing: New Challenges and
   Perspectives for the New Millennium, Como, Italy, July 24-27, 2000 Vol
   VI, 3-8



   Kasabov, N., and Iliev, G., Hybrid Systems for Robust Recognition of
   Noisy Speech Based on Evolving Fuzzy Neural Networks and Adaptive
   Filtering, Shun-Ichi Amari, C. Lee Giles, Marco Gori, Vincenzo Piuri
   (eds) Proceedings of the IJCNN'2000 on Neural Networks Neural
   Computing: New Challenges and Perspectives for the New Millennium,
   Como, Italy, July 24-27, 2000 Vol V, 91-96




   Kasabov, N., Deng, D., Erzegovesi, L., Fedrizzi, M., and Beber, A.,
   On-line decision making and prediction of financial and macroeconomic
   parameters on the case study of the European Monetary Union, H. Bothe
   and R. Rojas (eds) Proceedings of the second ICSC Symposium on Neural
   Computation, May 23-26, 2000, Berlin, ISCS (International Computer
   Science Conventions, Canada/Switzerland), 301-307



   Taylor, J., Kasabov, N., and Kilgour, R., Modelling the Emergence of
   Speech Sound Categories in Evolving Connectionist Systems, Proceedings
   of the JCIS'2000 - the Joint Conference on Information Sciences,
   Atlantic City, February 2000, Association of Intelligent Machinery
   Inc., 844-848 (2000) 


   Abdulla, W., and Kasabov, N., Speech Recognition Enhancement via
   Robust CHMM Speech Background Discrimination, Proceedings of the
   ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov
   and K.Ko (eds) 65-70 



   Iliev, G., and Kasabov, N., Adaptive Filtering with Averaging in Noise
   Cancellation for Voice and Speech Recognition, Proceedings of the
   ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov
   and K.Ko (eds) 71-75



   Deng, D. and Kasabov, N., Evolving Self-orginizing Map and its
   Application in Generating a World Macroeconomic Map, in: Emerging
   Knowledge Engineering and Connectionist-based Systems Proceedings of
   the ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov
   and K.Ko (eds), 7:12



   Woodford, B., Kasabov, N., and Wearing, H., Fruit Image Analysis using
   Wavelets, In: Emerging Knowledge Engineering and Connectionist-based
   Systems, Proceedings of the ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future
   directions for intelligent systems and information sciences, Dunedin,
   22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov and K.Ko (eds), 88-92 


   Koprinska I., and Kasabov, N., An Application of Evolving Fuzzy Neural
   Network for Compressed Video Parsing, in: Emerging Knowledge
   Engineering and Connectionist-based Systems, Proceedings of the
   ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov
   and K.Ko (eds), 96-102


   Hegg, D., Cohen, T., Kasabov, N., and Song, Q., Intelligent Control of
   Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBRs) for Biological Nitrogen Removal, in:
   Emerging Knowledge Engineering and Connectionist-based Systems,
   Proceedings of the ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions
   for intelligent systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23
   Nov.1999, N.Kasabov and K.Ko (eds), 152-155


   Deng, D., Koprinska, I., and Kasabov, N., RICBIS - New Zealand
   Repository for Intelligent Connectionist-Based Information Systems,
   in: Emerging Knowledge Engineering and Connectionist-based Systems
   Proceedings of the ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions
   for intelligent systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23
   Nov.1999, N.Kasabov and K.Ko (eds),182-185


   Watts, M., Woodford, B., and Kasabov N., FuzzyCOPE - A Software
   Environment for Building Intelligent Systems - the Past, the Present
   and the Future, in: Emerging Knowledge Engineering and
   Connectionist-based Systems, Proceedings of the ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99
   Workshop "Future directions for intelligent systems and information
   sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov and K.Ko (eds) 188-192


   Ghobakhlou, A., Song, Q., and Kasabov, N., ROKEL: The Interactive
   learning and Navigating Robot of the Knowledge Engineering laboratory
   at Otago, in: Emerging Knowledge Engineering and Connectionist-based
   Systems, Proceedings of the ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future
   directions for intelligent systems and information sciences, Dunedin,
   22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov and K.Ko (eds) 57-59


   Kim, J., Mowat, A., Poole, P., and Kasabov, N., Applications of
   Connectionism to the Classification of Kiwifruit Berries from
   Visible-near Infrared Spectral Data, in: Emerging Knowledge
   Engineering and Connectionist-based Systems, Proceedings of the
   ICONIP/ANZIIS/ANNES'99 Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences, Dunedin, 22-23 Nov.1999, N.Kasabov
   and K.Ko (eds)213



   Futschik, M; Schreiber, M; Brown, C, and Kasabov, N. (1999)
   "Comparative Studies of Neural Network Models for mRNA Analysis", in
   Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for
   Molecular biology, Heidelberg, August 6-10 (1999)


   Iliev, G., and Kasabov, N. Channel equalisation using adaptive
   filtering with averaging, in: Proceedings of Joint Conference of
   Information Sciences (JCIS), Atlantic City, New Jersey, February 2000
   (accepted)



   Abdulla, W. and Kasabov, N., Parallel CHMM speech recognition systems,
   Proceedings of Joint Conference of Information Sciences (JCIS),
   Atlantic City, New Jersey, February 2000 (accepted)



   Abdulla, W. and Kasabov, N., Two pass Hidden Markov Model for speech
   recognition systems, in: Proceedings of International Conference of
   Information and Communication Systems (ICICS-99), Singapore, Dec. 1999


   Kasabov, N., Deng, D., Erzegovezi, L., Fedrizzi, M., and Beber, A.,
   Hybrid Intelligent Decision Support Systems and Applications for Risk
   Analysis and Prediction, International conference on intelligent
   systems for investment decision making, Bond University, Gold Cost,
   December (1999)



   Iliev, G., and Kasabov, N. Adaptive noise cancellation for speech
   applications, Proceedings of ICONIP'99, November 1999, Perth,
   Australia, IEEE Press (1999) 192-197


   Kasabov, N. and Fedrizzi, M. Fuzzy neural networks and evolving
   connectionist systems for intelligent decision making, Proceedings of
   the Eight International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress,
   Taiwan, August 17-20 (1999)



   Kasabov, N. Evolving connectionist systems and applications for
   adaptive speech recognition, Proceedings of  IJCNN'99, Washington DC,
   July 1999, IEEE Press,



   Kasabov, N and Woodford, B., Rule insertion and rule extraction from
   evolving fuzzy neural networks: algorithms and applications for
   building adaptive, intelligent expert systems, 1999 IEEE International
   Fuzzy Systems Conference Proceedings, Seoul, August 1999, v.III,
   1406-1409


   Kasabov, N., Tuck, D., and Watts, M., Implementing Knowledge and Data
   Fusion in a Versatile Software Environment for Adaptive Learning and
   Decision-Making, in: Proceedings of the International Conference on
   Data Fusion, San Hose, July 1999 (1999)



   Tuck, D., Watts, M., Song, Q., and Kasabov, N., A Practical and
   Flexible Environment for Adaptive Knowledge and Data Fusion
   Applications. in: Proceedings of International Conference On
   Applications of Intelligent Systems, Melbourne, Sept. 1999 (1999)



   Kasabov, N. Evolving fuzzy neural networks for adaptive, on-line
   intelligent agents and systems, in: O. Kaynak, S. Tosunoglu and M. Ang
   (eds) Recent Advances in Mechatronics, Springer Verlag , Singapore
   (1999): Proceedings of the international conference, Istanbul, Turkey,
   24-26 May 1999,  27-41.



   Kasabov, N. ECOS - A framework for evolving connectionist systems and
   the 'eco' training method, in: S.Usui and T.Omori (eds) Proceedings of
   ICONIP'98 - The Fifth International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing, Kitakyushu, Japan, 21-23 October 1998, IOS Press, vol.3,
   1232-1235


   Watts, M. and Kasabov, N. Genetic algorithms for the design of fuzzy
   neural networks, in: S. Usui and T. Omori (eds) Proceedings of
   ICONIP'98 - The Fifth International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing, Kitakyushu, Japan, 21-23 October 1998, IOS Press, vol.2,
   793-796


   Kasabov, N., Postma, E., and van den Herik, J., AVIS - An Integrated
   Connectionist Framework for Audio and Visual Information Processing
   Systems, in: T. Yamakawa and G. Matsumoto (eds) Methodologies for the
   Conception, Design and Application of Soft Computing, World
   Scientific, 1998, 422-425


   Kasabov, N. Evolving fuzzy neural networks - algorithms, applications
   and biological motivation, in: T. Yamakawa and G. Matsumoto (eds)
   Methodologies for the Conception, Design and Application of Soft
   Computing, World Scientific, 1998, 271-274


   Kasabov, N. Theory and applications of evolving connectionist agents
   and systems, Proceedings of the 1998 international conference on
   Neural Networks and Brain (NN&B), Beijing, October 27-30 (1998),
   Publishing House of Electronics Industry, China, 668-671



   Postma, E., Kasabov, N. and van den Herik, J. Enhancing recognition
   systems through an integrated processing of visual and audio
   information, Proc. 1998 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man
   and Cybernetics, San Diego, California, USA, 11-14 October (1998) IEEE
   Press



   Postma, E.O., Kasabov, N., and Herik, H.J. van. Dynamic Audio-Visual
   Features for Person Identification Proceedings of the 10^th
   Netherlands/Belgium Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC'99
   (eds) H. La Poutré and H. J. van den Herik) (1998) 107-116.



   Kozma, R. and Kasabov, N. Rules of Chaotic Behaviour Extracted from
   the Fuzzy-Neural Network FuNN, in: Proceedings of World Congress on
   Computational Intelligence WCCI'98, International Conference on Fuzzy
   Systems, IEEE Press, Ancorage, Alaska, May  (1998) 1159-1163



   Kasabov, N. Adaptation in intelligent multi-modular systems: A case
   study on adaptive speech recognition, R.Trappl (ed), Proceedings of
   the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research - EMCSR'98,
   Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Vienna, 14-17 April (1998)
   622-627.



   Kasabov, N., Kozma, R. and Duch, W. Rule extraction from linguistic
   rule networks and from fuzzy neural networks: propositional versus
   fuzzy rules, in: Proceedings of the Conference on Neural Networks and
   Their Applications NEURAP'98, Marseilles, France, 11-13 March  (1998)
   403-406


   Kasabov, N. Fuzzy rule extraction, reasoning and rule adaptation in
   fuzzy neural networks, in: Proceedings of the International Conference
   on Neural Networks ICNN'97. Houston, May 1997, IEEE Press (1997)
   102-107


   Kasabov, N. and Watts, M. Genetic algorithms for structural
   optimisation, dynamic adaptation and automated design of fuzzy neural
   networks, in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural
   Networks ICNN'97, Houston, May 1997, IEEE Press (1997) 97-101


   Kasabov, N. and Kozma, R. Chaotic adaptive fuzzy neural networks and
   their applications to phoneme-based spoken language recognition, in:
   Proceedings of International Conference Vision, Recognition, Action:
   Neural Models of Mind and Machines, Boston, May 1997, Boston
   University (1997) 109


   Kozma, R., Kasabov, N., Swope, J. and Williams, M. Neuro-fuzzy- chaos
   analysis for building hybrid connectionist systems, in: Proceedings of
   the 1997 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics,
   Orlando, IEEE Press (1997) 3025 - 3029


   Kozma, R., Kasabov, N., Swope, J, and Williams, M. Combining
   neuro-fuzzy and chaos techniques for intelligent systems: heart rate
   variability case study. in: Proceedings of the International
   Conference on Neural Information Processing ICONIP'97, Dunedin,
   Springer Verlag, Singapore (1997) 162-165



   Kasabov, N., Kozma, R., Kilgour, R., Laws, M., Taylor, J., Watts, M.,
   and Gray, A. Hybrid connectionist-based systems for speech recognition
   - HySpeech/2. in: Proceedings of the International Conference on
   Neural Information Processing ICONIP'97, Dunedin, Springer Verlag
   Singapore (1997) 1055-1060


   Gray, A., Kilgour, R. and Kasabov, N. An agent based framework for
   modular speech recognition and language processing systems, in
   Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing ICONIP'97, Dunedin, Springer Verlag Singapore (1997)
   1076-1079


   Kim, J.S., Mowatt, A., and Kasabov, N., Connectionist systems for
   fruit growth prediction based on infrared spectra processing, in:
   Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing ICONIP'97, Dunedin, Springer Verlag Singapore (1997) 780 -
   784


   Topchy, A., Lebedko, O., Miagkikh, V., and Kasabov, N. An Approach to
   Radial Basis Function Networks Training based on Cooperative Evolution
   and Evolutionary Programming, in: Proceedings of the International
   Conference on Neural Information Processing ICONIP'97, Dunedin, 24- 28
   November, 1997, Springer Verlag Singapore (1997) 253-258


   Zhou, Q., Purvis, M. and Kasabov, N. Membership function selection for
   fuzzy neural networks, in Proceedings of the International Conference
   on Neural Information Processing ICONIP'97, Dunedin, 24- 28 November,
   1997, Springer Verlag Singapore (1997) 785 - 788


   Purvis, M., Kasabov, N., Benwell, G., Zhou, Q., and Zhang, F.
   Neuro-fuzzy methods for Environmental Modelling, in: Proceedings of
   the Second International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems.
   Whistler, Canada (1997) 30 - 37


   Kasabov, N. Advanced Neuro-Fuzzy Engineering: Adaptation and
   Forgetting in Fuzzy Neural Networks. in: Proceedings of the
   International Discourse on Fuzzy Logic and the Management of
   Complexity FLAMOC'96, Sydney, Sydney University of Technology (1996)
   213-222


   Kasabov, N. Adaptive learning in modular fuzzy neural networks. in:
   Lecture Notes in Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence: Proceedings
   of the International Conference on Neural Information Processing
   ICONIP'96, Hong Kong, Springer Verlag Singapore (1996) 1096-1102


   Kasabov, N. Investigating the adaptation and forgetting in fuzzy
   neural networks through a method of training and zeroing, in:
   Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Networks
   ICNN'96: Plenary, Panel and Special Sessions, Washington DC, IEEE
   Press (1996) 118-123


   Kasabov, N. Learning strategies for adaptive fuzzy neural networks, in
   Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural
   Networks and Soft Computing Iizuka'96, Iizuka, Japan, World Scientific
   (1996) 578-581


   Kasabov, N. Connectionist methods for fuzzy rules extraction,
   reasoning and adaptation in Proceedings of the International
   Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks and Soft Computing
   Iizuka'96, Iizuka, Japan, World Scientific,  (1996) 74-77


   Kasabov, N. Learning strategies for modular connectionist hybrid
   systems: a case study on phoneme-based speech recognition, in
   Proceedings of the World Congress of Neural Networks WCNN'96, San
   Diego, Lawrence Erlbaum (1996)


   Kasabov, N. Investigating neuro-fuzzy approach to building adaptive
   intelligent information systems in Proceedings of the First
   International Panel Conference on Soft and Intelligent Computing,
   SIC'96, Budapest, Technical University of Budapest (1996) 83 - 88


   Purvis, M., Kasabov, N., Zhang, F. and Benwell, G. Connectionist-based
   methods for knowledge acquisition from spatial data in Proceedings of
   the IASTED International Conference, Gold Coast, Australia,
   IASTED-ACTA Press (1996) 151-154


   Yeap, W.K., Sun, J., Sallis, P.J., and Kasabov, N.K. From Generative
   Lexicon to Interpretation, Proceedings of the European International
   Conference on Speech and Language, October 1996, St Petersburg, Russia
   (1996) 40 - 44


   Kasabov, N., Cohen, A., Bailey, M., and Mason, P. Using AI in
   pollution control - case studies of Neural Network and Fuzzy Control
   Applications, in Proceedings of New Zealand Biotechnology Association
   Annual Scientific Meeting, Dunedin (1995)


   Kasabov, N. Building comprehensive AI and the task of speech
   recognition in Proceedings of the International Workshop on
   Applications of Neural Networks to Telecommunications, J.Alspector,
   R.Goodman and T.Brown eds. Stockholm, Lawrence Erlbaum Ass. Publ.
   (1995) 178-187 (see also the reference in the chapters of books
   section)


   Kasabov, N. Hybrid fuzzy connectionist rule-based systems and the role
   of fuzzy rules extraction in Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE/IFS'95 - Fourth
   IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems. Yokohama, IEEE Press
   (1995) 49-56


   Bailey, M., Solomon, C., Kasabov, N. and Greig, S. Hybrid Systems for
   Medical Data Analysis and Decision Making - A Case study on Varicose
   Vein Disorders in Proceedings of ANNES'95 - the Second New Zealand
   International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and Expert
   Systems, Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos (1995)
   265-268


   Bailey, M., Kasabov, N., Cohen, T., Mason, P. and A. Grey. Hybrid
   Systems for Prediction - A Case Study of Predicting Effluent Flow to a
   Sewage Plant in Proceedings of ANNES'95 - the Second New Zealand
   International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and Expert
   Systems. Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos (1995)
   261-264


   Kasabov, N., Sinclair, S., Kilgour, R., Watson, C., Laws, M. and
   Kassabova, D.  Intelligent Human Computer Interfaces and the Case
   Study of Building English-to-Maori Talking Dictionary in Proceedings
   of ANNES'95 - the Second New Zealand International Conference on
   Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems. Dunedin, IEEE Computer
   Society Press, Los Alamitos (1995) 294-297


   Solomon, C., Kasabov, N., Bailey,M., Greig,S. and van Rij, A.
   Artificial computer neural networks for the assessment of the results
   of venous calf air plethysmography, in Proceedings of the XII World
   congress on Plethysmology. London, Royal Society of Medicine-
   Phlebology (1995) Supplementary. 1:172-174


   Kasabov, N. Learning, Generalisation, Adaptation and Forgetting in
   Fuzzy Neural Networks and Hybrid Systems in Proceedings of the
   International Conference on Neural Information Processing ICONIP'95,
   Beijing, Publishing House of Electronics Industry, Beijing  (1995)
   973-976


   Benwell, G., Kasabov, N., Purvis, M., Zhang, F., McLennan, B., and
   Mann, S., Spatial Analysis with Artificial Neural Networks. in
   Conference proceedings of the Eight Australian Joint Artificial
   Intelligence Conference, Workshop on AI and the Environment, Canberra,
   Australian Defence Force Academy (1995) 43-52


   Kasabov, N. Towards using hybrid connectionist fuzzy production
   systems for speech recognition. in Proceedings of the IEEE/Nagoya
   University World Wise men/women Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Neural
   Networks/Genetic Algorithms. Nagoya, Nagoya University (1994) 9-13


   Kasabov, N. and Peev, E. Phoneme recognition with hierarchical self
   organised neural networks and fuzzy systems - a case study in:
   Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Neural
   Networks. M.Marinaro and P.Moraso eds, Sorento, Italy, Springer Verlag
   (1994) 201-204


   Kasabov, N. Connectionist Fuzzy Production Systems as Universal
   Machines for Approximate Reasoning in Proceedings of the International
   Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks and Soft Computing
   Iizuka'94, Iizuka, Japan, Kyushu Institute of Technology (1994)
   151-152


   Kasabov, N. A filtering neuron and its application for building
   connectionist production systems in Proceedings of the International
   Conference on Neuro Information processing ICONIP'94. Seoul, IEEE
   Press (1994) 53-58


   Kasabov, N. Connectionist models for analogy-based prediction and
   learning fuzzy analogy rules in Proceedings of the 7th International
   Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics
   (ICSRIC'94), Baden-Baden, Germany, International Institute for
   Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics (1994) 105-110


   Kasabov, N., Watson, C., Sinclair, S. and Kilgour, R. Integrating
   neural networks and fuzzy systems for speech recognition in
   Proceedings of the Speech Science and Technology Conference SST-94.
   Perth, University of South Australia (1994) 462-467


   Mann, S., Holland, P., Kasabov, N. and Morgan, R. The integration of
   ecological modelling, remote sensing and GIS for monitoring and
   prediction in tussock grasslands in Proceedings of the Sixth Annual
   Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre. Dunedin,
   University of Otago Press (1994) 31-44


   Kasabov, N. and Trifonov, R. Using hybrid connectionist systems for
   spatial information processing in Proceedings of the Fifth Colloquium
   of the Spatial Information Research Centre. Dunedin, University of
   Otago Press (1993) 85-95


   Kasabov, N. Learning fuzzy production rules for approximate reasoning
   with connectionist production systems in Proceedings of the
   International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks ICANN'93. S.
   Gielen and B. Kappen, (eds) Amsterdam, Springer Verlag (1993) 337-345


   Kasabov, N., and Shishkov, S. Approximate reasoning with parallel
   connectionist production systems in Proceedings of the International
   Joint Conference on Neural Networks IJCNN'93. Nagoya, Japan, IEEE
   (1993) 2963-2966


   Kasabov, N., Towards connectionist realisation of fuzzy production
   systems in  Proceedings of ACNN'93  - the Fourth Australian Conference
   on Neural Networks. Sydney University Electrical Engineering (1993)
   134-137


   Kasabov, N., Learning fuzzy rules through neural networks in
   Proceedings of the Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems
   Conference - ANNES'93. Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press (1993)
   137-140


   Kasabov, N. and Jain, L.C., Connectionist expert systems in
   Proceedings of Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems
   Conference -  ANNES'93. Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press (1993)
   220-221


   Kasabov, N., Nikovski, D. and Peev, E. Speech recognition with
   Kohonen's self organised neural networks and hybrid systems in
   Proceedings of Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems
   Conference - ANNES'93. Dunedin, IEEE Computer Society Press (1993)
   113-118


   Kasabov, N. Neural networks and fuzzy systems for knowledge
   engineering in Proceedings of the 13th New Zealand Computer Society
   Conference. Auckland (1993) 338-352


   Kasabov, N. and Petkov, S. Approximate Reasoning with Hybrid
   Connectionist Logic Programming Systems in Artificial Neural Networks
   2. I.Aleksander and J.Taylor (eds) Elsevier Science Publishers B.V.
   North-Holland (1992) 749-752


   Kasabov, N. and Shishkov, S. On the problem of connectionist
   production systems - models and their implementation in Artificial
   Neural Networks 2. I.Aleksander and J.Taylor (eds) Elsevier Science
   Publishers B.V.(North-Holland) (1992) 699- 702


   Kasabov, N. COPE-a hybrid connectionist production system environment
   in Proceedings of the Third Australian  Conference  on Neural Networks
   (ACNN'92). Sydney, Sydney University Electrical Engineering (1992)
   135-138


   Kasabov, N. and Petkov, S. Neural networks and logic programming - a
   hybrid model and its applicability to building expert systems in
   Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
   Vienna, John Wiley & Sons (1992) 287-288


   Lavington, S., Wang, C., Kasabov, N. and Lin, S. Hardware support for
   data parallelism in production systems in Proceedings of the
   International Workshop of VLSI for AI and Neural Networks Oxford,
   Oxford University (1992)


   Kasabov, N. and Clarke, G. Towards a template-based implementation of
   supervised and unsupervised learning in connectionist knowledge based
   systems in Artificial Neural Networks 1. Kohonen, T. et al (eds),
   Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. North-Holland (1991) 477-481


   Publications in conference proceedings in Bulgarian or Russian (if not
   specified otherwise)


   Kasabov, N., Trishina, E. A knowledge based production system for
   parallel processing: a model and its implementation on transputers in
   Proceedings of the international conference on Artificial Intelligence
   '89, Sozopol, Bulgaria (1989) 41-47


   Kasabov, N., Pavlova, R., Some analytical representations for
   multiprocessor computing systems in Proceedings of the Radio and
   Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1986) 83-87


   Groen, A., van den Herik, H.J., Hofland, A., Kasabov, N., Kerckhoffs,
   E. and Stoop, J. Linking knowledge-based systems to conventional
   simulation models - current and planned research projects in
   Proceedings of the Working Conference on Artificial Intelligence in
   Simulation, Ghent, Belgium, University of Ghent (1985) 58-62 (in
   English)


   Kasabov, N., Ianev, K., Gradinarski, J., Trampov, P., Atanassov, I.,
   Dimitrov, H., Topalov P., and Stefanova, N. Eight-microprocessor
   module for parallel processing of CAMAC-data of and building modular
   extendable multiprocessor systems in Proceedings of the Symposium - 40
   years of the Higher Institute for Machines and Electrotechnic',
   Bulgaria (1985) 57-62


   Kasabov, N. and Trampov, P. Parallel computations in SIMD/MIMD
   multi-microprocessor systems with functional reconfiguration in
   Abstracts of the Proceedings of Parallel Computing'83. Berlin,
   Springer Verlag (1983) 40 (in English)


   Kasabov, N., Bijev, G., and Jechev, B. Hierarchical discrete Systems
   and the realisation of Parallel Algorithms in Proceedings of  the
   Conference on  Problems and Programming for Parallel computing Berlin,
   Springer-Verlag (1983) 415-422 (in English)


   Kasabov, N., Dakovski, L., and Daskalov, P. Applications of stack
   memory devices in microprocessor systems in Proceedings of the 6^th
   Bulgarian International Conference on Computer Science -
   Microprocessor Systems, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (1983) 16-20


   Kasabov, N. Design and applications of multimicroprocessor systems
   with functional reconfiguration in Proceedings of 6^thBulgarian
   International Conference on Computer Science - Microprocessor Systems,
   Plovdiv, Bulgaria (1983) 56-59



   Kasabov, N., and Trampov, P. On some applications of a
   multi-microprocessor system with a functional reconfiguration in
   Proceedings of the 6^th Bulgarian International Conference on Computer
   Science - Microprocessor Systems, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (1983) 35-39


   Kasabov, N. The structure and organisation of multi-microprocessor
   systems for control of technological processes. A multi-microprocessor
   system - operational modes and algorithms in Proceedings of the Radio
   and Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1983) 65-69


   Kasabov, N., Parallel computation in multi-microprocessor systems.
   Microprocessor control of a technological process for cutting metal
   without a remainder in Proceedings of the Radio and Communication
   Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1983) 70-73


   Kasabov, N., and Bijev, G. Computer analysis of geometric
   transformations in Proceedings of the international symposium on
   Automata, languages, systems '82, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,
   Bulgaria (1982) 54-59


   Kasabov, N. On a basis of the symmetrical group of transformations and
   its automatic realisation in Proceedings of an international symposium
   on Automata, languages and systems '82, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,
   Varna, Bulgaria (1982) 93-99


   Kasabov, N. Parallel systems with a direct access to data - a
   comparative analysis in Proceedings of the Radio and Communication
   Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1981)


   Kasabov, N., and Kassabova, D. A probabilistic simulation model of
   operations and processes in digital computers regarding input streams
   in Proceedings of the Radio and Communication Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria
   (1980) 57-62


   Kasabov, N., Structural realisation of homogenous probability automata
   in Proceedings of the 5^th International Symposium on Applied Aspects
   of Automata Theory, Bulgarian Academy of  Sciences, Varna, Bulgaria
   (1979) 49-54


   Kasabov, N., and Pavlova, R., Methods of factor analysis for
   evaluation of multiprocessor systems in Proceedings of the 5^th
   Bulgarian International Conference on Computer Science, Sofia,
   Bulgaria (1979) 11-18


   Kasabov, N. Structural representation of basic algebraic
   transformations in a finite automata in Proceedings of the Radio and
   Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1979) 49-54


   Dakovski, L., and Kasabov, N. Non-minimal generating sets of P[N] and
   S[N] and their finite automata realisation in Proceedings of the Radio
   and Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1978) 23-29


   Dakovski, L., and Kasabov, N. About implementation of sequential
   circuits in computational modules in Proceedings of the Radio and
   Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1978) 57-61


   Dakovski, L., and Kasabov, N. Logical-, register- and system design in
   homogenous cellular structures in Proceedings of the Radio and
   Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1978) 91-95


   Borovski, B., Egorov, A., and Kasabov, N. Probabilistic models for
   evaluating the performance of computer systems in Proceedings of the
   Radio and Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria (1978) 78-83


   Kasabov, N. On the generation of algebraic transformations and the
   design of discrete systems - possibilities and problems in Proceedings
   of the Radio and Communication Annual Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria
   (1977) 75 - 79


   Dakovski, L., and Kasabov, N. Structural synthesis of random number
   generators in Proceedings of the 2^nd Bulgarian Conference on Computer
   Science, Sofia, Bulgaria (1973) 86 - 91



   (g)   Other Significant Conference Activities 



   Invitational Addresses, Keynote Speeches



   2002, Program Committee Co-Chair and invited talk, World Congress on
   Computational Intelligence; IJCNN'2002, Hawaii


   2001, Plenary Chair and invited talk, CEC'2001, Seoul, Korea


   2000, Invited talk, ICONIP'2000, Taijon, Korea


   2000, Program Committee Chair, Iizuka'2000, Fukuoka, Japan, Opening
   Ceremony address, Chairing Keynote Speech, Best Paper Award Ceremony
   presentations, Chairing Ordinary Session, Student Paper Awards
   Ceremony presentation, Address at Closing Ceremony, 1-4 October 2000.



   1999, Invited lecture, Innovation in wastewater treatment, national
   seminar, Auckland, 30 April 1999



   1998, Keynote presentation, 3^rd On-line World Conference on Soft
   Computing in Engineering Design and Manufacturing, 21-30 June 1998,
   World Wide Web


   1998, Keynote presentation, The 1998 Neuro-Fuzzy Day, 11 June 1998,
   The University of Twente, The Netherlands


   1998, Invited talk, Fuzzy neural networks and speech recognition,
   International workshop on Future Devices for Human-Computer
   Interaction, Japanese Ministry for Science and Technology, Beppu,
   Japan, 16-24 January, 1998


   1997, Opening lecture, Connectionist-based systems in the age of
   technology, ICONIP'97, Dunedin, 24-28 November 1997


   1996, Keynote speech, International Discourse on Fuzzy Logic and the
   Management of Complexity FLAMOC'96, Sydney University of Technology,
   15-18 January (1996),


   1996, Invited talk, International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing ICONIP'96, Hong Kong, 14-18 September, 1996,


   1996, Invited talk, International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural
   Networks and Soft Computing, Iizuka'96, Japan, Kyushu Institute of
   Technology,


   1996, Invited talk, International Panel Conference on Soft and
   Intelligent Computing, SIC'96, Budapest


   1995, Invited talk (with T.Cohen, M.Bailey, P.Mason), Annual
   Conference of the New Zealand Biotechnology Association, Dunedin, 30
   August,


   1994, Keynote speech, New Zealand Computer Society, ANNES SIG national
   seminar, Auckland


   1994, Keynote speech, New Zealand Computer Society, ANNES SIG national
   seminar, University of Otago,


   1982, Invited talk, Stack Memory Devices. International conference on
   Memory Devices '82. Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria (with L.Dakovski)


   1982, Invited talk, Utilisation of the semigroup theory for exchange
   operations in magnetic domain memory. International conference on
   Memory Devices, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria


   Tutorials and Workshops presented at International Conferences



   2000, Kasabov, N. Evolving Connectionist Systems: Methods, Tools,
   Applications, Tutorial at ICONIP'2000 (Taejon, Korea)



   2000, Kasabov, N. Evolving connectionist systems, Tutorial at  NC'2000
   (Berlin)


   1999, Kasabov, N. (chair) Workshop "Future directions for intelligent
   systems and information sciences", Dunedin, November 1999


   1999, Kasabov, N. Evolving connectionist systems - methods, tools,
   applications, Tutorial, ICONIP'99, November 1999, Perth (1999)


   1999, Kasabov, N. Speech and language recognition, Tutorial Track at
   IJCNN'99, Washington DC, July 1999



   1997, Kasabov, N. and the CBIS research team. Connectionist-Based
   Intelligent Information Systems, Tutorial, ICONIP'97, Dunedin, 24-28
   November 1997



   1997, Kasabov, N. and the CBIS research team. Hybrid
   Connectionist-Based Intelligent Information Systems - Methodologies,
   Tools, Industrial Applications, Tutorial, World Manufacturing
   Congress, WMC'97, 18 November 1997, Auckland


   1997, Kasabov, N., Benwell, G., Purvis, M. et al, Hybrid AI/GIS
   systems and their applications, Tutorial, The Second Annual Conference
   on GeoComputation, Dunedin, June 1997


   1997, Kasabov, N. and R Kozma, Hybrid Intelligent Information Systems,
   Tutorial, ICNN'97 (The IEEE International Conference on Neural
   Networks), Houston, USA, May


   1996, Kasabov, N., Benwell, G., Purvis, M. et al, Hybrid AI/GIS
   systems and their applications, Tutorial, Australian Urban and
   Resource Planning Information Society AURISA'96, Hobart, November 1996


   1996, Kasabov, N. Hybrid (neuro-fuzzy) intelligent information
   systems: methods, tools, industrial applications, Tutorial at
   Iizuka'96, (International Conference on fuzzy systems, neural networks
   and soft computing), Iizuka, Japan, September 1996


   1995, Kasabov, N. and M. Bailey, Intelligent Hybrid Systems for
   Problem Solving and Knowledge Acquisition, Workshop at the Second New
   Zealand International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and
   Expert Systems ANNES'95, Dunedin, November 1995


   1995, Kasabov, N. Hybrid (Connectionist, Fuzzy, Symbolic) Environments
   and Their Applications for Building Complex Decision Making Systems,
   Tutorial, International Conference on Neural Information Processing
   (ICONIP'95- Beijing), Beijing, 1995


   1995, Kasabov, N., Benwell, G. Fuzzy Data Analysis, Workshop, Eight
   Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre of the
   University of Otago, Palmerston North.


   1994, Kasabov, N., Jain, L. and Cranefield, S. Hybrid (Symbolic-,
   Connectionist-Fuzzy-, Chaotic) Systems, Tutorial, AI'94 - the Joint
   Australian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Armidale


   1993, Kasabov, N. and Ralescu, A. The Basics of Fuzzy Systems,
   Tutorial, ANNES'93 conference, Dunedin, University of Otago


   1993, Kasabov, N. and Jones, S. Neural Networks for Problem Solving.
   Tutorial, ANNES'93 conference, Dunedin, University of Otago


   (h)      Audio-Visual Recordings



   2000, Smart Voice Technologies, CD, Information Science Department.

   1999, Kasabov, N. and W. Abdulla, Speech and language Processing,
   Tutorial Track 8, CD, IJCNN'99, Washington DC , July 1999


   1998, N.Kasabov et all, Connectionist-based Information Systems, CD
   with the UOO606 FRST project results (software, papers) (1998)


   1996, with T. Cohen and M. Bailey, Fuzzy system implementation on the
   Fisher & Paykel's PSC-III, Video film, in collaboration with the
   University of Otago Audio Visual Centre





   (i)        Computer Software 



   Kasabov, N., Koprinska, I., Deng, D., et al, The NZ Repository of
   Intelligent Connectionist-Based Modules and Systems - NZ-RICBIS,
   http://divcom.otago.ac.nz/infosci/kel/CBIIS.html 



   Kasabov, N., Kozma, R., Kilgour, R., Laws, M., et al. HySPEECH/2 - An
   experimental software system for speech recognition and translation
   from English to Maori, Windows95, PGSF FRST NZ/University of Otago,
   1998


   Purvis, M., Zhang, F., Ward, R., Raykov, R., Watts, Kasabov, N. and
   Kozma, R. Connectionist - based software environment CBIS, FRST
   NZ/University of Otago, 1998


   Watts, M., Kasabov, N., and Pearson, S. FuzzyCOPE/3 - A hybrid fuzzy
   connectionist production systems environment, MS Windows/Windows95,
   June 1998, University of Otago


   Purvis, M., Kasabov, N., Zhang, F., et al, AI/GIS hybrid intelligent
   information system for spatial information processing,
   UNIX/SUN-ArchInfo, FRST NZ/University of Otago, 1997


   Kasabov, N., Garden, J., Jones, P., Kilgour, R., Gray, A., et al.
   FuzzyCOPE-1 & 2 - A hybrid fuzzy connectionist production systems
   environment, MS Windows/Windows95, 1995-1997; University of Otago


   Watson, C., Kasabov, N., Sinclair, S., Laws, M., Kilgour, R., and
   Kassabova, D., Otago Speech Corpora on New Zealand English, CD,
   Windows95/UNIX, University of Otago, 1995


   Kasabov, N. et al, COPE - Connectionist production systems
   environment, MS DOS, Technical University of Sofia, 1992


   Kasabov, N. and Nikolaev, N. GESPAR - Generator of Expert Systems for
   Parallel Computers, MS DOS, TU Sofia, 1990


   Kasabov, N., Besenshek, D.Georgiev and Svetlin. GESMI - Generator of
   Expert Systems, MS DOS, VMS, TU Sofia, 1987


   (k)   Patents 



   Kasabov, N., Adaptive learning system and method, Appl.No. 503882, New
   Zealand

   Kasabov, N., and Abdulla, W., Method and system for robust speech
   recognition,  ref. No. 25675/25688, University of Otago, New Zealand

   Kasabov, N., Multi-microprocessor system, 258015 Czechoslovakia,
   2/6/1989

   Kasabov, N. and Dakovski, L. Stack Memory Device, 1026164 Russia,
   1/3/1983 (in Russian)

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. Bus-register device for information
   processing, 4 362 926 USA, 7/12/1982

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N.  Numerical Control of Machines, 2037040
   UK, 24/11/1982

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. Stack Memory Device, 4 305 138 USA,
   8/12/1981

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. Arithmetische Registereinrichtung
   Offenlegunsshrift, DE3128816A1 Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 22/7/1980

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. Dispositif memoire formant pile, 79 26385
   France, 24/10/1979


   Patents (inventions) published in Bulgarian

   (The titles are translated in English. Pre-prints in the original
   language are available from the author or from the Institute of
   Inventions in Sofia, Bulgaria)


   Kasabov N. et al, A variable word- length computer memory,62135,
   Bulgaria, 19/08/1983

   Kasabov, N. Multi-microprocessor system, 36605 Bulgaria, 22/9/1983

   Kasabov, N. and Dakovski, L. Method for permutation of data records,
   35714 Bulgaria, 1/4/1983

   Kasabov, N. et al, An electronic device for a direct access to
   computer memory, 36902 Bulgaria, 18/11/1983

   Kasabov, N. and Dakovski, L. Arithmetic register device, 33404
   Bulgaria, 22/07/1980

   Kasabov, N. n - switch element, 29707 Bulgaria, 05/02/1979

   Kasabov, N. and Dakovski, L. Cyclic automata, 27684 Bulgaria, 3/5/1978

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. 2^n - Universal device for realisation of
   permutation automata, 26333 Bulgaria, 1/3/1978

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. A method and a device for realisation of
   asynchronous automata, 26334 Bulgaria, 27/3/1978

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. An electronic device for realisation of
   finite automata, 26335 Bulgaria, 27/3/1978

   Kasabov, N. and Dakovski, L. A method and a bus register device for
   the realisation of sequential finite automata, 29106 Bulgaria,
   08/11/1978

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N.  Stack Memory Device, 29114 Bulgaria,
   08/11/1978

   Dakovski, L. and Kasabov, N. A method for discrete signal commutation
   and control of  electronic commutation devices, 25630 Bulgaria,
   31/5/1977


   (l)    Other Creative Works 


   Kim, J., Kozma, R., Kasabov, N., Gols, B., Geerink, M. and Cohen, T. A
   fuzzy neural network model for the estimation of he feeding rate to an
   anaerobic waste water treatment process, Departmental Technical
   Report, Department of Information Science, University of Otago, August
   1998


   Kasabov, N, Various entries in the Short Bulgarian Encyclopaedia for
   Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 1988-90 (in Bulgarian)


University Service



   (a)   Positions held within Department/School/Division


   Last 5 Years


   Founding director of the research laboratory "Knowledge Engineering",
   Department of Information Science, University of Otago, since 1995


   Director, Knowledge Engineering On-line Applied Research Centre,
   University of Otago, since 2000


   Member of the departmental Graduate Committee, 1994 - 1996


   Prior to the Last 5 Years


   Deputy- Director of a research laboratory on Artificial Intelligence,
   Technical University of Sofia- Bulgaria, 1987-91


   Member of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Automation and Computing,
   Technical University in Plovdiv, 1987-91


   Deputy Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Radio-electronics,
   Technical University of Sofia, 1987-89


   (b)   Positions held at a University level


   Last 5 Years


   Co-ordinator and principal researcher of the University Emerging
   Research Theme "Connectionist-based information systems", University
   of Otago, since 1996



   Prior to Last 5 Years

   Director of International Graduate School in AI, TU Sofia, 1988-91

   Professional Activities 


   (a)   Academic and Professional Advice and Services


   (i)    Service to public sector departments and statutory authorities,
   agencies, boards, committees and inquiries



   Otago Institute Council (The Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New
   Zealand), 1998 till present

   Bright Future Scholarship Committee, FRST, since 1999 to present

   Marsden Fund, New Zealand, Research proposal reviewer, since 1996.

   FRST (Foundation for Research Science and Technology, New Zealand),
   Research proposal reviewer, since 1994.

   Australian Research Council, Research proposal reviewer, since 1995.

   Multiple Sclerosis Society, Australia, Research proposal reviewer,
   1996.

   Royal British Society, UK, Research proposal reviewer, 1992-1996.


   (ii)   Service to non-government organisations


   School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Consultant on a PhD research
   project, 1995-1998.

   School of Physical Education, University of Otago Consultant on a PhD
   research project, 1997.

   Departments of Psychology and Computer Science, University of Otago
   Consultant on a MSc project, 1994-1997.

   Centre of Neuro-sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, Consultant and project
   proposal reviewer, 1990 - 92.

   University of Essex, UK, Convenor of a multi-disciplinary seminar on
   neural networks, 1991.


   (b)   Service to External Academic and Professional Activities



   (i)    Service to, or leadership in, academic discipline or
   professional associations 


   New Zealand Computer Society, Chairman of the "Artificial Neural
   Networks and Expert Systems Special Interest Group - ANNES SIG,
   1993-1996


   IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Member of an International
   Board, since 1996


   General Conference Chair and co-chair


   FUZZ/IEEE 2001 - The 10^th IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy
   Systems, Melbourne, Australia, December 2001, Scientific Are Chair


   ANNES'2001 - The Fifth New Zealand International Conference on
   Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems, Dunedin, New Zealand,
   November 2001


   IES 2001 - The 5^th Australasia-Japan Joint Workshop on Intelligent
   and Evolutionary Systems, Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2001


   ICONIP'2001 - The 8^th International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing, Shanghai, China, November 2001, Chair (International
   Promotion)


   IIZUKA'2000 - An international conference on soft computing, Japan


   ICONIP'99 - The Sixth Asian Pacific International Conference on Neural
   Information Processing, jointly with ANZIIS'99 and ANNES'99, Perth,
   Australia, November 1999


   ICONIP'97 - The Fourth Asian Pacific International Conference on
   Neural Information Processing, jointly with ANZIIS'97 and ANNES'97,
   Dunedin, November 1997


   ANNES'95 - The Second New Zealand International Two-Stream Conference
   on Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems, Dunedin, November
   1995


   ANNES'93 - The First New Zealand International Two-Stream Conference
   on Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems, Dunedin, November
   1993


   Organiser and Chairman of Invited Sessions at International
   Conferences



   2000, Workshop organiser, JCIS'2000 - Joint Conference on Information
   sciences, USA, Atlantic City


   1999, Workshop "Future directions for intelligent systems and
   information sciences", November, Dunedin, 1999



   1999, Special session "Adaptive speech recognition", ICONIP'99, Perth


   1996, Neuro-fuzzy models and adaptive information systems, ICONIP'96,
   Hong Kong, 13-17 September


   1996, Hybrid systems for knowledge engineering, Iizuka'96, Japan, 3-7
   October


   1994, Hybrid systems, Iizuka'94, Japan, 1-8 August


   1994, WWW'94-IEEE/Nagoya University Wise person Workshop on Fuzzy
   Logic and Neural Networks/Evolutionary Computation, Nagoya, Japan


   Member of international programme committees



   ICONIP'2001 - Shanhai, November 2001

   CEC'2001, Korea, May 2001

   IJCNN'2000 - Como, Italy, July 2000

   Iizuka'2000 - Iizuka, Japan

   CEC'2000, San Diego, July 2000

   ICONIP'2000 - Seoul, November 2000

   Neural Computation'2000 - Berlin, 2000

   Joint Conference on Information Sciences JCOIS, Atlantic City, USA,
   2000

   ICONIP'99 - The Sixth Asian Pacific International Conference on Neural
   Information Processing, Sydney, October 1999

   IJCNN'99- Washington DC, July 1999

   ICONIP'98 - The Fifth Asian Pacific International Conference on Neural
   Information Processing, Kitakyushu, Japan, October 1998

   IIZUKA'98 - International Conference on neural networks, fuzzy systems
   and soft computing, Iizuka, Japan, October 1998

   ICNN&B'98 - International Conference on Neural Networks and Brain,
   Beijing, 27-30 October 1998

   AI'98, Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 13-17
   July 1998, Brisbane, Australia

   EIS'98 - International ICSC symposium on Engineering Intelligent
   Systems, Tenerife, Spain, February 11-13 1998

   NC'98 - International Symposium on Neural Computation, Vienna,
   Austria, September 23-25 1998

   AID'98 - International Conference on AI in Design, Portugal, July 1998

   ISSCI'98 - Second International Symposium on Soft Computing for
   Industry,  Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 10-14, 1998

   EIS'98 - International ICSC Symposium on Engineering of Intelligent
   Systems, Spain, February 1998

   WMC'97 - World Manufacturing Congress, Auckland, November 1997,
   Programme Chairman of a Symposium

   GeoComputation'97, University of Otago, August 1997

   IFSA'97 Seventh World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems
   Association, June 25-27 1997, Prague

   BOFL'96 - International workshop on breakthrough opportunities for
   fuzzy logic, Yokohama, Japan, December 1996

   ACNN'96  - The Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks,
   Sydney

   ICONIP'96 - The Third Asian Pacific International Conference on Neural
   Information Processing, Hong Kong

   IIZUKA'96 - International Conference on neural networks, fuzzy systems
   and soft computing, Iizuka, Japan

   ANZIIS'96 - The Fourth Australian New Zealand Conference on
   Intelligent Information Systems, Adelaide, November 1996, Liaison
   Chair for New Zealand

   AID'96 - International Conference on AI in Design, Carnegie Melon
   University, USA, Vice-chair for New Zealand

   FLAMOC'96 - International Conference on Fuzzy Logic and the Management
   of Complexity, Sydney, January 1996

   FUBEST'96 - The Second Workshop on fuzzy based expert systems, Sofia,
   October 1996

   SIC'96 - International Panel Conference on Soft and Intelligent
   Computing, Budapest, October 1996

   ICONIP'95 - The Second International Conference on Neural Information
   Processing, Beijing

   ANZIIS'95 - The Third Australian New Zealand Conference on Intelligent
   Information Systems, Perth, 1995, Liaison Chair for New Zealand

   ACNN'95  - The Fifth Australian Conference on Neural Networks, Sydney,

   WWW'95 - IEEE/Nagoya University Wise person Workshop on Fuzzy Logic
   and Neural Networks/Evolutionary Computation, Nagoya, Japan

   CFSA/IFIS/SOFT'95 - International Conference on Fuzzy Theory and
   Applications, Taiwan

   ICONIP'94 - The First International Conference on Neural Information
   processing, Seoul, Korea

   ANZIIS'94 - The Second Australian New Zealand Conference on
   Intelligent Information Systems, Brisbane, Liaison Chair for New
   Zealand

   AIA'94 - The Second International Round-Table on Abstract Intelligent
   Agents, Rome, Italy

   AIMSA'90 - Artificial Intelligence - Methodology, Systems,
   Applications, Varna, Bulgaria

   AI'88 - Artificial Intelligence, Sozopol, Bulgaria, Vice-chair of the
   programming committee


   (ii)   Editorship of journals and periodicals.



   Member of editorial boards:



   Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier Science

   (The Official Journal of the World Federation on Soft Computing
   (WFSC))

   International Journal of Intelligent and Neuro Systems, London

   Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence, since 1997

   Biomedical Fuzzy and Human Sciences, since 1996

   Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems,
   since 1996



   Guest editor or co-editor of special issues of journals: 


   Information Sciences, 1998 and 1997

   Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence, 1998

   Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems,1998
   and 1996

   International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 1997

   International Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1996


   Reviewer of international journals:



   IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, since 1994

   IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, since 1995

   IEEE Transactions on Man, Machines and Cybernetics, since 1995

   Information Sciences, since 1995

   IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 1997

   Informatica, since 1997

   Advanced Computational Intelligence, since 1997

   Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems,
   since 1994

   Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, England, 1992 -1996

   Fuzzy Sets and Systems, North Holland, since 1994

   Lecture Notes in Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence, since 1994


Community Service


   (a)   Continuing Education, Community Debate and Community Development


   (i)    Media commentaries and columns on professional matters (last 3
   years)


   Who is Who in New Zealand, 1999-2000

   Otago Daily Times, 23 and 26 September 1999, May 2000

   Who is Who in Asia and the pacific Nations, since 1999

   People of the 20^th century, Cambridge Biographical Centre, since 1999

   International authors and writers - Who is Who, Cambridge Biographical
   centre, since 1999

   Marquis Who's Who in America, entries 1995- 2000

   Who is Who in the World, entries 1995- 2000

   Who is Who in Science and Engineering, entries 1995- 2000

   World Directory of Mathematicians, listed in the NZ's entry, 1998

   Bulgarian National Radio, Interview, 01/1998

   Bulgarian newspaper "24 hours", Article on Intelligent Robots, 01/1998

   TVNZ, 2 interviews, 11/1977

   Quickface, The New Zealand Computer Society Monthly Bulletin, 8
   articles on intelligent information systems and ANNES SIG, 1995-96

   National Radio, NZ, Interview with Diana Burns on Intelligent
   information systems, 11/1996

   Southern Television news report on ANNES'95 conference and on a
   Research Project, 11/95

   Otago Daily Times, Report on ANNES'95 conference and on a Talking
   Computer Project, 11/95

   Campus Review, vol.5, 1029, article on a research project, 1995

   4XO Gold Radio Station Dunedin, Interview, 07/1995

   Dunedin Star Weekender, article by Frank Campbell, 06/1995

   Five articles on computing published in a general public magazine "Eni
   Hayat", Bulgaria; 1982-88 (in Bulgarian)

   A series of five radio programmes on Computer science, National Radio,
   Bulgaria; 1982 (in Bulgarian)


   (ii)   Conferences, seminars, and workshops (including invited
   addresses to community groups on professional matters; only activities
   aimed at the general community,)  


   12 lectures at secondary schools in Sofia, Bulgaria, on computing in
   education, 1985-89


   (iii)   Public lectures


   "Data, information and knowledge and their metamorphoses" - a lecture
   to the Royal Society of New Zealand, Dunedin, May 2000


   "Intelligent systems for a knowledge-based society", Inaugural
   Professorial Lecture, University of Otago, 22 September 1999


   "Intelligent Information Systems: the present and the future", for the
   members of the IEEE Chapter, Singapore, November 1993



   (iv)  Provision of continuing education)


   Hands-on-Science summer camp - project leader, University of Otago,
   1995.

   Hands-on-Science summer camp - project leader, University of Otago,
   1994.


   (b)   Cultural and/or Scientific Access, Participation and Development
   (last 3 years)


   Music


   Participation in two concerts at the International conferences
   Iizuka'96 and Iizuka'94, Japan

   Participation in a folk music festival, Dunedin, 1994


   (c)   University Links Supporting other Providers of Community Service



   (i)    Schools


   Joint projects with secondary schools, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1987-89

   Joint seminars for university and school students, Sofia, Bulgaria,
   1987-89



   (ii)   Other Universities



   (d)   Examiner of postgraduate research studies



   University of South Australia, PhD Thesis, 2000

   University of Western Australia, PhD Thesis, 2000

   Auckland University, PhD thesis, June 2000

   Swinburn University, Australia, PhD Thesis, September 1999

   Auckland University, PhD thesis, September,1999

   Swinburn University, Australia, PhD Thesis, March,1999

   Auckland University, PhD thesis, April, 1999

   Swinburn University, Australia, PhD Thesis, 1998

   Massey University, PhD Thesis, 1998

   Swinburn University, Australia, PhD Thesis, 1997

   University of New South Wales, Australia, PhD thesis, 1997

   Massey University, PhD thesis, 1997

   Auckland University, PhD thesis, 1997

   Auckland University, Masters thesis, 1996

   Massey University, Masters thesis, 1996

   University of Canterbury, Masters thesis, 1996

   University of Canterbury, PhD thesis, 1995

   Massey University, 2 PhD theses, 1995

   Auckland University, PhD thesis, 1994

   Nanyang University of Technology, Singapore, 2 Masters dissertations,
   1994


   (e)   Seminar talks at other Universities (last 8 years)


   University of Auckland, June 2000

   IRST and University of Trento, May, 2000

   University of California at Berkeley, July 1999

   University of Milano, June 1999

   University of Ulm, Germany, June 1999

   University of Venice, May, 1998

   University of Trento, Italy, May, 1998

   University of Napels, Italy, April, 1998

   University of Essex, UK, December 1997

   University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, April 1997

   University of Keiserslautern, Germany, 1995

   University of Trento, Italy, 1995

   National Research Institute in Milano, 1995

   University of Canterbury, 1995

   Nanyang University of Technology, Singapore, 1993

   University of Nottingham, U.K., 1991

   King's College, University of London, UK, 1991

   University of York, U.K., 1991

   University of Essex, U.K., 1990


   (iii)  Polytechnics/Colleges of Education.


   Auckland Institute of Technology, assistance in curriculum
   development, 1996


   Otago Polytechnic, assistance in curriculum development, since 1995


   Southland Polytechnic, Invercargill, a series of lectures  INFO101,
   1993 and 1994


   (iv)  Industry


   Metallurgy industry, Sofia, Bulgaria, seminars, consultancy, 1987-
   1989





   Date: 15 May 2001


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