# Staff

# Department „Modelling and Optimization"

Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – BAS

Prof. PhD

### Vladimir Vasilev Monov

EDUCATION

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

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

POSITION

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

**Control systems theory:**

Stability of dynamical systems,

Analysis, control design and control systems applications,

Robustness of linear systems with uncertain parameters

**Applied mathematics:**

Linear and multilinear algebra,

Theory of matrices,

Applied analysis

**Operations research:**

Inventory control, Scheduling theory,

Optimization methods and algorithms

RESEARCH PROJECTS

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

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

2.

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

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

3.

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

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

4.

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

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

5.

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

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

6.

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

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

7.

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

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

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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

EDITORSHIPS

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

Professor, PhD

## Vladimir Vasilev Monov

SCIENTIFIC QUALIFICATION AREA

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

*Office address:*Sofia - 1113,

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

Room 503

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

Room 503

Office phone: |
(+ 359 2) 979 24 74 |

Е - mail: | vmonov {at} iit.bas.bg |