Lasko Laskov

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Interests


Curriculum vitae

Current job position

New Bulgarian University, Informatics Department
Associate Professor

Languages

Bulgarian: mother tongue
English: spoken fluent, written advanced
Russian: spoken intermediate, written intermediate

Education

[2010] Ph.D. in Computer Science, Higher Attestation Commission, Specialized Scientific Council of Informatics and Mathematical Modeling, "Recognition of Neume Writing in Historical Documents"
[2009] Ph.D. in Computer Science, New Bulgarian University, program Theoretical Informatics
[2005] M.s. in Computer Science, New Bulgarian University, program Software Technologies in Internet

Job experience

[2012–2016] New Bulgarian University, Informatics Department, Chief assistant professor
[2010–2011] New Bulgarian University, Informatics Department, Assistant professor
[2011–2011] Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Operation Research Department, Assistant researcher
[2007–2011] Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at BAS, Humanities Informatics Department, mathematician
[2009–2011] New Bulgarian University, part-time lecturer
[2008–2009] Institute of Information Technologies at BAS, Pattern Recognition and Biometrics Department, programmer
[2005–2007] Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at BAS, Digitalization of Scientific Heritage Department, programmer
[2005–2008] New Bulgarian University, Informatics Department, Ph.D. student

Teaching experience

New Bulgarian University:

Programming languages and frameworks, document markup languages


List of publications

Books

  1. Laskov, L., "Progrmming in C++, Examples and Solutions, Part One: From Procedural Towards Object-Oriented Paradigm", New Bulgarian University, ISBN 978-954-535-903-3, (2016). [BibTeX]

Journal papers

  1. Laskov, L., Milcho Tsvetkov, "Data Extraction form Carte du Ciel Tripple Images", Serdica J. Computing 7, Number 4, (2013), pp.317-332. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  2. Laskov, L., "Application of Wavelet Decomposition to Document Line Segmentation", Serdica J. Computing 6, Number 2, (2012), pp.149-162. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  3. Laskov, L., "Adaptive Document Image Binarization with Application in Processing Astronomical Logbooks", Serdica J. Computing 6, Number 1, (2012), pp.111-120. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  4. Laskov, L., "Processing of Byzantine Neume Notation in Ancient Historical Manuscripts", Serdica J. Computing 5, Number 2, (2011), pp.183-198. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  5. Dimov D., and L. Laskov: "Invariant Fourier Descriptors Representation of Medieval Byzantine Neume Notation", In: Fierrez, J.; Ortega-Garcia, J.; Esposito, A.; Drygajlo, A.; Faundez-Zanuy,M. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Joint COST 2101 & 2102 International Conference on Biometric ID Management and Multimodal Communication (BioID_MultiComm'09), Sep. 16-18, 2009, Madrid, Spain, Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5707, pp.192-199. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  6. O. Kounchev, M. Tsvetkov, D. Dimov, Ya. Chapanov, N. Kirov, K. Tsvetkova, D. Kalaglarski, S. Christov, E. Kelevedjiev, A. Borisova, J. Goranova, G. Borisov, R. Bogdanovski, Al. Kolev, O. Stanchev, Al. Marinov, N. Zlateva, L. Laskov, G. Marinov, "Astroinformatics: A Synthesis between Astronomical Imaging and Information & Communication Technologies", In: Modern Trends in Mathematics and Physics ed. S.S. Tinchev, Heron Press, Sofia, 2009, pp.60-69. [pdf] [BibTeX]

Conference papers

  1. Borisova, A., V. Hambaryan and L. Laskov, "Bayesian Probability Theory in Astronomy: Looking for Stellar Activity Cycles in Photometric Data-Series", In: Proceedings of the VII Bulgarian-Serbian Astronomical Conference (VII BSAC), pp.107-123, 2012. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  2. Laskov, L., "Document Line Segmentation Based on Wavelet Transform", In: Proceedings of 7th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Education in Computer Science, ISSN 1313-8624, July 6-10 2011, Sofia/Dobrinishte, Bulgaria, pp.267-276. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  3. Laskov, L., "A Linear Approximation Scheme for Planar Closed Contours with 2n Number of Equally Spaced Points", In: Proceedings of 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Education in Computer Science, ISBN978-954-535-573-8, June 26-29, 2010, Fulda/Munich, Germany, pp.144-150. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  4. Dimov D., and L. Laskov, "Cyclic Histogram Thresholding and Multithresholding", In: Proceedings of CompSysTech'09, June 18-19, 2009, Rousse, Bulgaria, pp.II.5.1-8. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  5. Laskov L., and D. Dimov, "Segmentation of Ancient Neumatic Musical Notation", In: Proceedings of the Int.Conf. Automatics & Informatics'08, 01-04.10.08, Sofia, 2008, pp.II.21-24. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  6. Laskov L., and D. Dimov, "Color Image Segmentation for Neume Note Recognition", In: Proceedings of the Int.Conf. Automatics & Informatics'07, 03-06.10.07, Sofia, 2007, pp.III.37-41. [pdf] [BibTeX]
  7. Laskov, L., "Classification and Recognition of Neume Note Notation in Historical Documents", Proceedings of CompSysTech'06, the International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies and Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Computing, June 15-16, 2006, V. Tyrnovo, Bulgaria, pp.V.4.1-4. [pdf] [BibTeX]

Software

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Image processing and recognition kit 1D signal wavelet analysis

Projects

[2012] Training IT specialaists in the Economy of Knowledge, BG051PO001-3.1.07-0072, participant
[2012] New methods for competency assignment in e-learning environments, ДФНИ-И01/10, project coordinator for NBU
[2012] Monitoring and prevention of ecological disasters by georadar researches on river and dam embankment constructions, ДФНИ-М01/9, participant
[2009–2012] Information technologies for presentation of Bulgarian folk songs with music, notes and text in a digital library [link]
[2009–2012] Astroinformatics: signal processing and analysis of digitized astronomical data and WEB-based implementation, DO-02-275/2009 [link]

Links

New Bulgarian University — Informatics Department [link]
eLearning in New Bulgarian University [link]

Budo

Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido, Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo — "Iaido Club Sofia" [link]

Contacts

Lasko Laskov
New Bulgarian University, Informatics Department
21 Montevideo Str., 1618 Sofia, Bulgaria
Office: (+359) 2 811 0610
E-mail: llaskov(at)nbu.bg

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Last update: 28.09.2016