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  Research Associate Kamenka Atanasova Staykova, PhD

OFFICE ADDRESS
Acad. G. Bonchev, block 2,
1113 Sofia
Phone: (+359 2) 979 29 13
e-mail: staykova@iinf.bas.bg


LANGUAGES
Bulgarian, mother tongue
English
Russian, basic


EDUCATION
2015 - PhD in Computer Science, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, BAS
1993 MSc. Sofia University - Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, specialization in Artificial Intelligence

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2010 - date: research associate at Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Department "Linguistic Modelling and Knowledge Processing"
  • 2000 - 2010: research associate at department "Artificial Intelligence – Knowledge Processing" at the Institute of Information Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1993 - 1996: computer programmer at Building Center, Ministry of Territorial Development and Constructions, Sofia
RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • 2008 – 2011: NSF Bulgaria D-002-189 SINUS "Semantic Technologies for Web Services and Technology Enhanced Learning"
  • 2006 – 2009: FP6/IST/P-027451 LOGOS "Knowledge on Demand for Ubiquitous Learning"
  • 2004 – 2007: 6FP INCO-CT-20030003401 HUBUSKA "Networking Centres of High Quality Research on Knowledge Technologies and Applications"
  • 2004 – 2006: LEONARDO DA VINCI PP-159052 JASON "On-the-job e-Training Skills to Deal with Digital Cultural Heritage Content"
  • 1998 – 2000: INCO-COPERNICUS PL961104 AGILE "Automatic Generation of Instructions in Languages of Eastern Europe"
PUBLICATIONS
  • Kamenka Staykova: Natural Language Generation and Semantic Technologies, Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Volume 14, No 2, Sofia, 2014, Print ISSN: 1311-9702/ Online ISSN: 1314-4081
  • Kamenka Staykova, Gennady Agre: Use of Ontology-to-Text-Relation for Creating Semantic Annotation, in Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies CompSysTech’12, 22-23 June 2012, Ruse, Bulgaria, pp. 64-71, DOI 10.1145/2383276.2383288, (ACM Digital Library http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2383276)
  • Kamenka Staykova, Petya Osenova, Kiril Simov: New Applications of "Ontology-to-Text Relation" Strategy for Bulgarian, Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Volume 12, No X, Sofia, 2012, Print ISSN: 1311-9702/ Online ISSN: 1314-4081
  • Kamenka Staykova, Gennady Agre, Kiril Simov, Petya Osenova – Language Technology Support for Semantic Annotation of Iconographic Descriptions. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop “Language Technologies for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage”, 16 Sept. 2011, Hisar, Bulgaria, ISBN 978-954-452-019-9, 16 Sept. 2011, pp. 51-57.
  • Kamenka Staykova, Gennady Agre, Kiril Simov, Petya Osenova – Semantic Annotation in SINUS Project. In: Proceedings of The Third Interational Coference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies S3T 2011, Bourgas, Bulgaria, 1-3 Sept. 2011, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Springer-Verlag, 2011, Volume 101/2011, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-23163-6_33, pp. 217-218.
  • Kamenka Staykova, Ivo Hristov - Metadata Models for Technology Enhanced Learning in SINUS Project. In: Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference on Information Communication and Energy Systems and Technologies - 2010 (ICEST 2010), ISBN 978-9989-786-57-0, 23-26 June 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia, Vol.1, pp. 337-340.
  • Steffen Lalande, Kamenka Staykova, Michel Chein, Alain Gutierrez, Valia Saraydarova, Danail Dochev - Using Domain Knowledge to Speed up the Annotation of Digital Content with Conceptual Graphs. “Cybernetics And Information Technologies”, ISSN 1311-9702, Vol. 9, 2009, ¹3, pp. 29-45.
  • Michel Chein, Alain Gutierrez, Steffen Lalande, Valia Saraydarova, Kamenka Staykova - Tools and Methodologies for Ontology Design and Digital Objects Annotation using Conceptual Graphs, In: Szucs A. (Editor), Proceedings of LOGOS Open Conference “New Technology Platforms for Learning – Revisited”, ISBN 978-963-87914-1-2, Budapest, January 2009, pp. 47-61.
  • Kamenka Staykova, Danail Dochev - Ontology “Bulgarian Iconographical Objects”- Creation And Experimental Use. “Cybernetics And Information Technologies”, ISSN 1311-9702, Vol. 9, 2009, ¹1, pp. 25-36.
  • Valia Saraydarova, Kamenka Staykova, Danail Dochev - Extensions of LOGOS Domain Ontology “Bulgarian Iconographical Objects”. In: Stockinger P., D. Dochev (Eds.) Proceedings of the Second LOGOS Open Workshop “Cross-Media and Personalised Learning Applications with Intelligent Content” ISBN 978-954-91700-3-0, LAIC 2008, 03 September 2008, Varna, pp. 67-78.
  • Kamenka Staykova, Danail Dochev, Desislava Paneva, Lilia Pavlova-Draganova, Valia Saraydarova - Development of Domain Ontology targeted to Creation of Learning Materials from Digital Archives. In: Christodoulakis S. (Ed.) Proceedings of Workshop on "Cross-Media and Personalized Learning Applications on top of Digital Libraries" LADL 2007, 20 September 2007, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 91-100.
  • Kamenka Staykova and Valia Saraydarova - Representing Multimedia Semantics. IIT Working Papers ISSN 1310-652X, IIT/WP-231, 2006.
  • Kamenka Staykova – Exercise in Conceptualization, “Cybernetics and Information Technologies”, ISSN 1311-9702, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Vol. 5, No 2, 2005, pp. 69-83.
  • Kamenka Staykova - Linguistically Motivated Knowledge Representation for Modern Semantic Web Technologies, In: Proceedings of the Workshop “Generic Issues of Knowledge Technologies” ISBN 954-91700-20, Budapest, Hungary, September 2005, pp. 31-44.
  • Kamenka Staykova and Sergey Varbanov - The Globe: A 3D Representation of Linguistic Knowledge and Knowledge about the World Together, In Proceedings of the Workshop "Language and Speech Infrastructure for Information Access in the Balkan Countries" ISBN 954 91743-2-8, Borovec, Bulgaria, 25 September 2005, pp. 68-74.
  • Kamenka Staykova - Human Language Technologies for the Semantic Web. IIT Working Papers ISSN 1310-652X, IIT/WP-167, 2003.
  • Danail Dochev, Kamenka Staykova - A Multilingual System for Automatic Generation of Technical Manual Texts. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies CompSysTech'2001, Sofia, 21-22 June 2001, pp. II.14.1-5.
  • Kamenka Staykova, Danail Dochev - Development of Lexico-Grammar Resources for Natural Language Generation (Experience from AGILE Project). In: Cerry S. and D. Dochev (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference “Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications 2000”, Varna, September 2000, Lecturer Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1904, Springer-Verlag, 2000, pp. 242-251.
  • Kruijff GJ, E. Teich, J. Bateman, I. Kruijff-Korbayova, H. Skoumalova, S. Sharoff, L. Sokolova, T. Hartley, K. Staykova, J. Hana - Multilinguality in a Text Generation System for Three Slavic Languages, In Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Computational Linguistics - Volume 1, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2000, pp. 474 – 480, ISBN:1-55860-717-X.
  • Staykova K. - Bulgarian Resource for Generation of Instructional Texts: Result of AGILE Project, IIT Working Papers ISSN 1310-652X, IIT/WP-109, 2000.
  • Staykova K., J. Penchev - Systemic Functional Linguistics and Bulgarian Language, "Bulgarian Language", Sofia, XLVIII, pp. 5-24, vol. 4-5, 1999/2000.
  • Dochev D., N. Gromova, K. Staykova - Lexico-Grammatical Characteristics of Bulgarian Software Instructional Texts. Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, No 49, pp. 11-19, 1999.
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS:

Bulgarian Artificial Intelligence Association