Награда "Кирил Попов"
Bulgarian Statistical Society
The Bulgarian Statistical Society (BSS) is a professional and learned
society devoted to the interests of statistics and statisticians. It is a
non-profit institution founded in the spring of 1991 and it is one of the
influential and prestigious statistical societies in Bulgaria. The Society
has an international membership, and is active in a wide range of areas both
directly and indirectly pertaining to the study and application of
statistics. BSS has by now about 80 members, mainly statisticians from
The Society's main purposes is to promote the discipline of
statistics by disseminating and encouraging statistical knowledge and good
practice with both producers and consumers of statistics, and in society at
The Society's mission is:
to disseminate knowledge in the field of statistics;
to maintain a high level of professional qualification;
to work for the enhancement of the social status of his members;
to work for the improvement of the educational standards.
The Society's activities include Regular Meetings, Publications and others:
The General Assembly.
It is a regular meeting of the BSS. The Assembly elect the Coordination
Board. A Bulletin of the BSS with current activities is distributed there.
The official Web page is at http://www.math.bas.bg/~statlab/bsd/
Statistical Data Analysis.
A five days annual seminar on data analysis, statistical methods,
algorithms, computing, applications is held till 1987 and at the Black Sea
near Varna. The proceedings of the seminar are available. The skipped years
due to another statistical events as International Summer School of
Probability and Statistics, First World Congress on Branching Processes,
International Summer Conference on Probability and Statistics
The conference is organised as continuation of the Summer School and joint
event with Seminar on Statistical Data Analysis. The last meeting took place
17-28.06.2004 in Sozopol. The proceedings are published and distributed in
all over world libraries.
Kyrill Popoff Prize
The "Kyrill A.Popoff" Prize is to be awarded to the best student in
statistics graduating with a Master's degree at the Sofia University
"St.Kliment Ohridski". It is established in 1995. A special Committee of the
Bulgarian Statistical Society considers nominations and takes a decision.
Honorific member of the Kyrill Popoff Prize Committee is Prof. Joseph Gani.
International projects and organizations
The BSS and its members are involved in number of international projects as
MathInd, ProENBIS, etc. The Society is presented in international
institutions like ISI, IASC, IASE etc. as individual and affiliated members.
Ljuben Mutafchiev, Chairman of BSS
8 Acad. G. Bonchev St.,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria